Better Know a Fulham Fan

Discussion in 'FulhamUSA Introductions and Announcements' started by timmyg, Sep 1, 2008.

  1. timmyg

    timmyg Well-Known Member

    Nov 20, 2006
    I've been on this message board for almost 2 years and I still don't really know everyone around here. So below are a list of questions that should reveal to others who were are, what we do, why we still hum Phil Collins, etc etc.

    You don't gotta answer all the questions, just enough so people know more about you. And if you feel like adding one, or two, or a dozen, feel free!

    I'll go first:

    Name: Tim
    Hometown: Worcester, MA
    Current town: Baltimore, MD
    College: Goucher
    Occupation: Reporter -- Laurel Gazette
    Favorite movie: Swingers
    What's currently on your iPod: White Williams -- Route to Palm
    Least favorite actor: Ben Affleck
    If you could be transported to any decade in the 20th Century, including location, where would it be: LA, early 1980s
    First concert: Mighty Mighty Bosstones/Dropkick Murphys/Big Bad Bollocks New Years, 1996
    Favorite drink (can be non-alcoholic): Manhattan
    Ideal pet: My parent's dog, Sammy
    Favorite city: Baltimore (sorry!)
    Least favorite author: Chuck Palahniuk
    Instrument you want to learn: Dobro
    Crabs or Lobster: Crabs
  2. DCDave

    DCDave Member

    Jan 6, 2005
    You're a reporter for the Laurel Gazette? I used ot live in Laurel (when I got married, I moved to McLean, VA, and liked the Gazette when I live there. I still get back there, as I am a member of the Central Maryland Chorale choir.

    Anyway, here I go:

    Name: Dave
    Hometown: Rochester, MI
    Current town: McLean, VA
    College: Michigan Tech
    Occupation: Statistician, US Census Bureau
    Other sports team: Detroit Tigers, DC United, US MNT, Romanian MNT, Washington Nationals, Washington Capitals, Detroit Red Wings
    Currently: Vacationing at Sandbridge, Beach, VA (very SE corner of VA)
    Favorite Cottager: Still EDVS. Even though he left Fulham for ManU, because he left in a classy way (especially compared to Saha)
    Favorite Fulham jersey: Red 3rd kit from 03/04 (
  3. HatterDon

    HatterDon Moderator

    Mar 18, 2006
    Peoples Republic of South Texas
    I used to live in Anne Arundel County myself. I love the area, although not in August when the sky can look like mustard.
    Name: Don
    Born: El Paso, TX
    Home: San Antonio, TX
    College: U of Maryland
    Masters: Troy [AL]
    Other Sports Team: Astros, SA Spurs
    Favorite Cottager: Moritz Volz
    Last musical fave: Joe Jencks -- a great folkie singer/songwriter
    Favorite Movies: Treasure of the Sierra Madre; Time Bandits; Philadelphia Story; Princess Bride; Casablanca
    Favorite Rock 'n Roll song: "Won't Get Fooled Again" -- the Who
    Least favorite actor: Mike Meyers or Will Farrell
    Most recent concert: Crosby, Stills, and Nash -- 1989 [I'm embarrassed] :oops:
    Ideal Pet: adopted retired racing greyhound -- lean, mean, sleeping machines
    Instrument I've always wanted to play -- clarinet
    Cuisine: 1. Mexican; 2. BBQ; 3. Indian 4. Thai
    Favorite meal out: BREAKFAST
    Guilty Pleasure: I love movies/TV shows featuring tough women -- The Closer, Saving Grace, any of the Joan Crawford/Bette Davis flicks from the 40s, 50s
    First Moviestar I Fell in Love With: Rita Hayworth in Gilda -- WOOF :wink:
    If money were no object I'd live in: San Francisco.
  4. dcheather

    dcheather Administrator

    Jul 29, 2005
    Also, I'm a former resident of Anne Arundel County. Now residing in DC, where I'm taxed and my vote doesn't add up to much.

    Name: Heather
    Birthplace: Brunswick, ME
    College: UMBC
    Occupation: Sys Admin, US Senate
    Other Sports teams: Red Sox, Patriots, Celtics, Bruins, and DC United
    Favorite Cottager: Bullard
    Favorite Movies: Better Off Dead, Shawshank Redemption, Philadelphia Story
    Music: Rock, Blues, and some Jazz
    Fav Actor: Cary Grant
    Least Fav: Keanu Reeves
    Fav Drink: Whiskey Sour
    Food: a good steak
    Lobster or Crab: Lobstah
  5. PaydayC4

    PaydayC4 New Member

    Nov 5, 2006
    Atlanta, GA
    Name: Chris
    Hometown/Current Town: Atlanta, GA
    Birthplace: Louisville, KY
    College: Emory University
    Occupation: High School Teacher (Social Studies, coach cross country and Academic Decathlon...ask Hatter Don)
    Favorite movies: Office Space & Usual Suspects
    What's currently on your iPod: anything Jack Johnson
    Least favorite actor: Nicholas Cage
    Favorite drink: Carlsberg Xport
    Favorite city: Chicago
    Crabs or Lobster: Lobster
    Favorite Cottager(s): Moritz Volz, Brian McBride
    Been to the Cottage: Yes, but not for a game....
  6. ToviFromSantaBarbara

    ToviFromSantaBarbara New Member

    Feb 3, 2008
    Santa Barbara, CA
    Name: Tovi
    Age: 25
    Howntown/Current: Bay Area, now Santa Barbara, CA
    College: Westmont in SB, CA
    Occupation: Personal Trainer
    Currently on iPod: Snow Patrol, Bloc Party
    Other teams: Oakland A's, G-State Warriors, SF 49ers
    Fav Cottager: McBride
    Fav jersey: Airness "Pipex", home or away
    Hobby: addicted to fantasy baseball / basketball /football / soccer
  7. Clevelandmo

    Clevelandmo Active Member

    Sep 13, 2007
    Name: Maureen
    Hometown: Galesburg, IL
    Current town: Cleveland
    College: Rice
    Occupation: Materials Engineer
    Favorite movies: Chariots of Fire, Shawshank Redemption, Talladega Nights, Caddyshack, Breaker Morant, Man From Snowy River, Princess Bride, Holy Grail
    What's currently on your iPod: My Chemical Romance, Foo Fighters, Coldplay
    Least favorite actor: Tom Cruise (even b4 it was popular to dislike him)
    Favorite actor: Gene Hackman
    First concert: The Replacements, Houston, 1984
    Favorite drink (can be non-alcoholic): beer
    Ideal pet: none at all
    Favorite city: Chicago or Boston
    Least favorite author: Howard Zinn
    Instrument you want to learn: piano
    Crabs or Lobster: Crab
    Favorite Cottager: I'm still looking, my favs keep leaving. If I say Bullard then he'll leave.
    Other sports teams: US MNT, 1970's-80's LA Dodgers
  8. jmh

    jmh New Member

    Jul 2, 2006
    Brooklyn, NY
    Name: Josh
    Hometown: Livingston, NJ
    Current town: Brooklyn, NY
    College: Cornell
    Occupation: Patent Attorney
    Favorite movie: Office Space
    Other sports teams: Cornell hockey, NY Mets/Rangers/Giants/Red Bulls, USMNT, FC Barcelona
    What's currently on your iPod: Coldplay, Viva la Vida; Built To Spill, Keep It Like a Secret; the Hold Steady, Stay Positive
    If you could be transported to any decade in the 20th Century, including location, where would it be: Greenwich Village, NYC, late 1960s/early 1970s
    Best Concert Attended: last show of Bruce Springsteen's Rising Tour, Shea Stadium, October 2003
    Favorite drink (can be non-alcoholic): Captain and coke
    Ideal pet: none
    Favorite city: (tie) NYC and London
    Crabs or Lobster: Lobster
  9. terrinh73

    terrinh73 Member

    Feb 10, 2007
    Name: Terri
    Hometown: Decatur, GA
    Current town: Decatur, GA
    College: Georgia State University
    Occupation: HS English Teacher and Mock Trial Coach...and international super spy
    Favorite movie: Ugh...I have loads! Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back, Raising Arizona, Rushmore, Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Sid and Nancy, Children of Men, Alien, Bladerunner, etc.
    What's currently on your iPod: DJ mix from a dance club I used to frequent in the late 80s- early 90s...mostly Nitzer Ebb, Renegade Soundwave, Front 242 type stuff :)
    Least favorite actor: Bruce Willis...except when he is in Fifth Element, Die Hard or Pulp Fiction
    If you could be transported to any decade in the 20th Century, including location, where would it be: New York in the Roaring Twenties...would love to sit in on Mrs. Parker's Vicious Circle ;)
    First concert: um...The Monkees, Gary Puckett and the Union Gap and Herman's Hermits in 1986. Yeah, I know...
    Favorite drink (can be non-alcoholic): Mai Tais from Trader Vic's...or beer. Good beer. Not the cheap hipster crap in a can.
    Ideal pet: My dead cat Chachi...poor kitty. He was awesome.
    Favorite city: Sydney...London is a close second.
    Least favorite author: Bret Easton Ellis
    Instrument you want to learn: Drums
    Crabs or Lobster: Crabs
    Favorite Cottager(s): Past and Present...McBride, Bocanegra, Dempsey, Cookie, Davies (he has awesome hair!), and Bullard
  10. jimsig

    jimsig Active Member

    Jun 27, 2008
    Great idea.
    How about one more question add to add?
    Have you been to Craven Cottage?

    Name: Jim
    Hometown: Braintree, MA
    Current town: Braintree,, MA moved about 3 miles when I bought my own house
    College: Fitchburg State College, MA
    Occupation: Railroad Conductor
    Favorite movie: Blazing Saddles
    What's currently on your MP3 player: Lots of Jimmy Buffett
    Least favorite actor: Not sure
    If you could be transported to any decade in the 20th Century, including location, where would it be: NY 1900's
    Next Concert Jimmy Buffett on 9-06
    Favorite drink (can be non-alcoholic): Capt'n Morgan and Ginger Ale
    Ideal pet: Have had 2 Irish Setters
    Favorite city: Boston and London
    Least favorite author: Dean Koontz
    Instrument you want to learn: Guitar
    Crabs or Lobster: Lobster
    Have you been to Craven Cottage? yes
  11. RidgeRider

    RidgeRider Member

    Jan 5, 2008
    Name: Jack
    Hometown: San Francisco
    Current town: Lincoln, CA
    College: Santa Clara University
    Occupation: Financial Services - lending
    Favorite movie: Dead Poets Society, Caddyshack, The Great Outdoors, Goodfellas
    What's currently on your iPod: Curt Smith, Counting Crows, Chicago, Tears for Fears, Seal
    Least favorite actor: Ben Affleck or Tom Cruise
    If you could be transported to any decade in the 20th Century, including location, where would it be: Madrid, early 1990s or Chicago early 80's
    First concert: Van Halen/Eddy Money - 1979/80
    Favorite drink (can be non-alcoholic): Green Tea
    Ideal pet: One that has stuffing in it
    Favorite city: Chicago or Madrid
    Least Favorite Author:
    Instrument you want to learn: Saxophone
    Crabs or Lobster: Crabs
    Favorite Cottager: Brede Hangeland
    Hobby: Road Cycling and Fulham soccer
  12. terrinh73

    terrinh73 Member

    Feb 10, 2007
    Been to cottage: yes
  13. SoCalJoe

    SoCalJoe Well-Known Member

    Sep 5, 2006
    Walnut, CA
    Name: Joe
    Born: Bellevue, WA
    Home: Walnut, CA
    College: Arizona
    Other Favorite Teams; Seahawks, Trail-Blazers, Angels
    First Concert; The Police and The Fixx at old Commiskey Park 1983
    Last Concert; Toad the Wet Sprocket, Saturday night at the Coachhouse in San Juan Capistrano
    Favorite Actor; Meryl Streep, Jeff Bridges
    Least Favorite Actor; Keenu Reeves
    Ipod; Embarrassed to say I don't have one, but the 14 year old daughter is addicted to hers.
    Favorite Drink; Crown on the rocks
    Favorite Movie off the top of my head; Shawshank Redemption, Jaws, Caddyshack
    Favorite White; McBride and Davies
    Favorite Food; Steak
    Lobster or Crab; Crab (if only it wasn't such a pain in the...)
  14. timmyg

    timmyg Well-Known Member

    Nov 20, 2006
    Been to Cottage: Yes

    Oh, and shame on me for not adding Natty Boh to favorite drink. For anyone not from Bmore, you wouldn't understand. For those from -- SORRY!
  15. MisfitKid

    MisfitKid New Member

    Jan 16, 2007
    SF Bay Area
    Name: Ken
    Hometown: Orange, CA
    Current town: San Mateo, CA
    College: School of Hard Knocks
    Occupation: Marketing/Sales (Insurance)
    Favorite movies: Airplane, Caddyshack, Raiders of the Lost Ark
    IPOD: New wave songs of the 80's
    Least favorite actor: Al Pacino
    Time transport: Wild West
    First concert: Styx (yr. ?)
    Favorite drink: Sapphire & Tonic or ICE COLD beer (NO BUD)
    Ideal pet: My yellow lab, Angel
    City: Dennisport, MA
    Instrument to learn: piano
    Crabs/Lobster: Crabs
    Favorite Cottager: Anyone in White & Black
    Fulham shirt: Black/red trim, (my first)
    Other sports teams: Sharks, Quakes, Angels, Chargers
    Teams I dislike: Scum, Dodgers, Stars, Yankees, Manure
    Been to the Cottage: In my dreams
  16. Optimizer

    Optimizer New Member

    Aug 22, 2006
    Name: John
    Hometown: Edison, NJ
    Current town: Edison, NJ
    College: Rutgers (School of Engineering) - Industrial Engineering, '05, '07.
    Occupation: Quality Engineer
    Other favorite teams: New Jersey Devils, USNMT, NY Red Bulls, Rutgers football, Giants football.
    IPod: A battery that doesn't want to charge very well?
    Era: Now - don't live in the past.
    Favorite Music: Rock - generally metal, hard, and other odd genres (e.g. math) I have a soft spot for some synth-pop, electro, and ska, though.
    Favorite Concert: Seeing THE AQUABATS! on consecutive nights back in the summer of 2004. I high-fived the band at the end of their set.
    Favorite Movie: The Warriors
    Favorite Meat: Turkey
    Favorite Cottager: Brian McBride
    Favorite Non Fulham USA Fulham Site: The Fulham Offside
    Most Memorable Fulham Moment: WE'RE STAYING UP 2008 Version - with a headcold in a over-crowded Nevada Smiths.
    Favorite Internet Accomplishment: In Lou We Trust
    Been to Cottage: No (-t yet)
    Do you know what Love is: Apparently not.
    Do you know who Love is: A striker?
  17. IanHux

    IanHux New Member

    Jan 27, 2008
    Seattle, WA
    Name: Ian
    Hometown: Quincy, WA
    Current town: Quincy, WA
    College: Still in HS but would love to attend Seattle Pacific
    Occupation: Uhh.... Student but will work at The Gorge next concert season
    Other Favorite Teams: Sounders FC, Seattle Mariners
    Ipod: Mars ILL, Staple, Blindside, Project 86, Dead Poetic, Sintax.the.Terrific and much more great stuff
    20th Century: Mid 90's when they still showed the classic cartoons
    Favorite Movie: Ocean's 11, 12, 13
    Favorite Book: Blue Like Jazz by Donald Miller
    Favorite Cottager: Nevland
    Favorite Kit: 07/08 home kit
    Favorite Concert: Switchfoot at Creation NW 2007
    Favorite City: Seattle
    Age: 16 (I think I might take the title for youngest on here)
  18. BarryP

    BarryP New Member

    Jul 20, 2007
    Evansville, Indiana
    Name: Barry
    Hometown: Evansville, IN
    Current town: Newburgh, IN
    College: University of Southern Indiana
    Occupation: Corporate Tax Accountant
    Favorite movie: Shawshank Redemption
    What's currently on your CD: Best of Lynyrd Skynyrd
    First concert: John Cougar ummmm I mean Mellancamp
    Favorite drink (can be non-alcoholic): Ice cold sweet tea
    Ideal pet: Rock
    Favorite city: St. Louis
    Other Sports Teams: Colts, Cubs, Crew
    Favorite hobby: Playing with my kids
    Where I met lovely wife/husband/.....: High school football game
    Instrument you want to learn: Bass guitar
    Crabs or Lobster: Lobster
  19. dtwondough

    dtwondough New Member

    Jul 27, 2006
    Name: Roger
    Hometown: Jackson, MS
    Current town: Denver, Co
    College: Delta State/Northern Colorado
    Occupation: Financial Analyst/Cost Accountant - Oil & Gas E&P Company
    Favorite movie: Man from Snowy River, Fletch, Pulp Fiction, Boyz N The Hood,
    What's currently on your iPod: Variety - Dylan, North Mississippi Allstars, Black Crowes, Flying Burrito Bros, Muddy Waters, mississippi Fred McDowell, John Lee Hooker, and others.
    Least favorite actor: not sure i really have one, but Ben Affleck will work.
    If you could be transported to any decade in the 20th Century, including location, where would it be: Jackson Ms, 80's. I loved growing up with my boys back home. We're all still extremely close and one is the reason I"m a fulham fan!
    First concert: def leppard/queensryche
    Favorite drink (can be non-alcoholic): Cold Beer, Sweet Tea
    Ideal pet: dog Booker (named after the bourbon)
    Where I want to retire: Hattiesbrug, MS
    Least favorite author: I need to read more
    Instrument you want to learn:drums
    Where I met my wife: Working together an the University Book Store
    Other Sports teams: Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles, Broncos, Braves
  20. SteveM19

    SteveM19 New Member

    Sep 30, 2007
    Cleveland OH
    Name -- Steve, surprisingly enough.
    Age -- 39
    Hometown -- Steubenville OH
    Resides -- Cleveland OH
    School -- University of Tampa, Tampa FL
    Occupation -- formerly sales :x , formerly soldier 8) , now student, studying to be a special ed teechur.
    Currently on Ipod -- Springsteen, Johnny Cash, Chris LeDoux
    Fav Cottager -- McB, obviously, currently any of several of the current crop, who do not happen to be named Baird
    Fav jersey -- I liked last year's home jersey w/ the collar. I didn't like it at first and it grew on me.
    Top movies -- Sense and Sensibility, The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, Where the Heart is.
    seriously, There's Something about Mary, any Audrey Hepburn movie, Saving Pvt. Ryan, Officespace, Godfather I and II.
    Least Favorite actor -- Tom Cruise, also, Keira Knightley grinds me to a halt.
    Other sports teams -- Pittsburgh Steelers, OSU Buckeyes though I am not pathological about it, Carolina Hurricanes (was stationed at Ft Bragg for a while).
    Best pet -- dogs, I love 'em
    Favorite drink -- Sam Adams brings the goods always.
    Least favorite writer -- Norman Mailer -- overcooked Hemingway plagiarized by a mediocre writer on the level of a college sophomore.
    First Concert -- Bon Jovi, Pittsburgh, 1987.
    Least favorite teams -- CSKA London, Juventus (cheating bastards), Cleveland Browns, That School Up North.
    All time favorite athletes -- Muhammed Ali and Lance Armstrong.
    Pride and Joy -- My bride and 2 y/o son :D
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