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Things I like

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by maberger, Jul 29, 2009.

  1. maberger

    maberger Member

    Because Ace's 'Things I Dislike" made me think of it

    1. Netflix
    2. Books by Cormac McCarthy
    3. and David Foster Wallace
    4. No-limit Poker with a 100 dollar max buy-in
    5. Seeing the Pacific Ocean from my window
    6. 94 Silver Oak Napa
    7. with a medium rare NY strip and lyonaise potatos
    8. Leonard Cohen
    9. and Ella Fitzgerald
    10. Bulldogs
  2. maberger

    maberger Member

    oh ...
    and Monty Python and Blazing Saddles.
  3. Songbird

    Songbird Well-Known Member

    hemingway's dialogue

    chapter 14 of cannery row

    matt taibbi

    my mashed potatoes

    girls who play point guard

    making googlie googlie conversation with babies and having them smile


    playing in the pacific ocean

    the train ride from central jersey into penn station

    the way jd drew ran the bases

    no-hitters being broken up with 2 outs in the 9th

    4th and 1 from the 2, and seeing which coach has the balls to go for it

    new york city at 5 o'clock

    people with dark-chocolate layers
  4. Songbird

    Songbird Well-Known Member

    oh, and the way oasis makes me feel: goddamn fantastic.
  5. Cadet

    Cadet Guest


    good Mexican food


    the interwebs
  6. Smasher_Sloan

    Smasher_Sloan Active Member

    The aroma of the Carnegie Deli at 2 a.m. on a cold winter night.

    Old baseball players who tell funny stories that are also accurate.

    Buying books at The Strand book store, and paying a little extra to have them shipped home.

    The ballpark before the gates open.

    Old Steve and Garry radio shows.

    The Dick Van Dyke show.

    Baseball card stores that have a "junk" box of 5/$1 cards that include some from the '60s.

  7. jlee

    jlee Active Member

    Punk compilations

    Kung Fu movies

    The river near my house

    Laughing out of frustration
  8. SoCalDude

    SoCalDude Active Member

    Body surfing in Maui.

    Reminiscing about days as a traveling baseball writer.

    Erin Andrews' sideline reporting.

    Grilled top sirloin.

    Frozen margaritas on a warm day.
  9. DanOregon

    DanOregon Well-Known Member

    ESPN SEC football on Saturday evenings - it's even better if you are coming back from another game, flip on the screen and have the replay starting up at 10 p.m. (1 a.m. Eastern) and you don't know the score.

    Diet Coke

    long drives on desolate roads

    finishing one book and starting another.
  10. imjustagirl

    imjustagirl Active Member

    Cotton candy

    spring days at Keeneland

    nights on the couch, laughing and watching movies

    slow jams

    Curling up in a ball under an electric blanket

    Reality TV




    Air-popped popcorn

    Inside jokes

    People who have known me long enough to know too much, but love me anyway

    People who haven't known me long, but still have dirt and like me anyway.



    My mom


  11. Chef

    Chef Active Member


    Good Mexican food

    A frosty mason jar full of my favorite beer

    Going back to the freezer and getting another mason jar.......

    Watching my son grow up

    The sound of a perfectly struck golf shot on a still day


    The Rocky Mountains
  12. Comic books (more specifically DC's "Wednesday Comics" a 12-week-run of a few stories done on newsprint, oversized along with anything done by Darwyn Cooke)

    Discovering new but old post-punk pop like Cannonball Jane, Rocketship and Talulah Gosh

    Listening to American Forces Radio on 873 AM in Germany and hearing the PSAs and news (reminds of home and my childhood spent as an Army brat)

    Watching SEC football in the fall.

    Hearing my 4-year-old son walk up to me and say: "Hey, my Dad!"

    Hearing my 2-year-old daughter tell me when I get home from work "Hi, Daaadee!"

    Walking around a new city and finding a great used record shop.

    Taking the 06:14 a.m. morning Sprinter between Frankfurt and Berlin. Almost always empty and the free coffee is good.
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