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XNASA Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-30-06 09:13 AM
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Name an artform that you feel totally disconnected from. I'll go first.


Jazz Dancing.
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bif Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-30-06 09:15 AM
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1. Sculpture
It just doesn't do anything for me.
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XNASA Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-30-06 09:21 AM
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3. What if the scupture included a monkey?
How could you say 'No' to something like that?

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begin_within Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-30-06 09:19 AM
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2. Tattoos, pierced tongues, pierced eyelids, giant rings in the earlobes, etc.
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XNASA Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-30-06 09:22 AM
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4. You would NOT enjoy meeting my grandmother, in that case. nt
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LostinVA Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-30-06 09:44 AM
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5. Hip hop
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derby378 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-30-06 10:06 AM
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10. Except for the old school, like Public Enemy and RUN-DMC
I also like what Ludacris and Sum 41 were able to pull off together.
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philosophie_en_rose Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-30-06 09:47 AM
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6. Poetry
.
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XNASA Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-30-06 10:46 AM
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13. That's somewhat surprising.
Now limericks, I would understand it if those didn't engage you. But poetry, huh?
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philosophie_en_rose Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Oct-31-06 02:25 PM
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37. Limericks totally engage me, but poetry? meh.
I want to like poetry. I think I'd make a very good emo coffee shop poetry reciter, but I just don't like most traditional poetry. :shrug:

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Throd Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Oct-31-06 02:56 PM
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43. Agreed, I hate poetry.
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XemaSab Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-30-06 09:49 AM
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7. Any kind of modern sculpture
a la Cristo.
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tjwmason Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-30-06 09:52 AM
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8. Dance and poetry.
Which is definitely not to say that I want them to go away, or that I think they have no value...but they don't really do anything for me personally.
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OnionPatch Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-30-06 09:57 AM
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9. Opera
But I'm guessing I'm not alone on this one.
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Jokerman Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-30-06 10:10 AM
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11. Television
I just don't see the appeal of ANYTHING on the major networks these days.
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XNASA Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-30-06 10:49 AM
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14. I gotta agree with you.
Especially TV drama.

Some comedy is good. "The Office" works.
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cobalt1999 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Oct-31-06 02:45 PM
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40. same here.
Shoot I just "discovered" the show E.R. last year!

Whatever is popular today, I'll see it in about 10 years in syndication replaying at 2am when I can't sleep.
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Pacifist Patriot Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Oct-31-06 02:49 PM
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42. art form?
I'm not seeing it.

Oh wow, that made a great pun! ;)
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Rambis Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-30-06 10:44 AM
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12. Jazz
I just don't get it I want it all to sound like one Dave Brubeck song and it doesn't. I have tried and I just don't like it. Maybe it is all the wine and cheese? Atonal wondering sax and mariah carey esc gymnastics don't work for me.
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ScreamingMeemie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-30-06 10:53 AM
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15. Nothing really... I'm open to anything.
:hi:
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XNASA Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-30-06 11:09 AM
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20. Even this?
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ScreamingMeemie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-30-06 11:10 AM
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21. Musicals? I love musicals!!! just not some of them.
;) :D
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Xipe Totec Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Oct-31-06 02:58 PM
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44. Good grief, people, it's been two days
and nobody has posted this gem?





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Pool Hall Ace Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-30-06 10:54 AM
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16. handbell choirs
They make my head hurt! :-(
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XNASA Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-30-06 11:17 AM
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27. Good one!
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xchrom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-30-06 10:56 AM
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17. you've stumped me.
Edited on Mon Oct-30-06 10:57 AM by xchrom
once i start exploring the history of an artform -- the biographies of those involved i usually develop at least some interest.

i hadn't considered it a long your lines -- makes me think.
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ScreamingMeemie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-30-06 10:57 AM
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18. I couldn't do it...
:hug: :hug: :hug: How are you doing? :hug: :hug: :hug:

I thought about you all day yesterday.
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xchrom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-30-06 11:21 AM
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29. i'm ok.
i'm sad.

now it's all about the funeral -- which i really don't have a big interest in -- because of all the struggle on a physical, emotional level with my dad.

i miss him -- and as much as struggled with the ''details'' of caring for him -- in a very strange way i miss doing it.

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XNASA Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-30-06 11:12 AM
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23. You say that now, but......
...you've probably never seen a Kincaid Clock before.

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xchrom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-30-06 11:22 AM
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30. if that's an ''artform'' -- ack! then you've found one!
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woo me with science Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-30-06 11:01 AM
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19. Computer-generated art and collages by adults.
Ways for the non-artistic to think they have talent.
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pitohui Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-30-06 11:15 AM
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25. this is a democracy
there is no reason that the non-artistic shouldn't be able to produce art if they like

i actually like collage but my own collage is awful
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XNASA Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-30-06 11:17 AM
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28. Oh, they can do it if they like....
But that doesn't mean it's any good. ;)
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pitohui Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-30-06 11:35 AM
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31. i've noticed that during my own experiments
sigh

other people make good collage, why can't i? oh well, so it goes
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TimeChaser Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-30-06 11:38 AM
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32. Wait, computer-generated art?
You don't think it takes talent to draw on the computer :shrug:
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pitohui Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-30-06 11:43 AM
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34. i think it must and it must take talent to do collage as well
i have tried, i mean i don't even have the basic technical skills of getting it to work and come out nicely

it may be easy to say that collage is art for the untalented if one is either 1) extremely talented oneself or 2) never tried it so hasn't tackled the very real difficulties

as for drawing with my wacom mouse, let's not even go there

if it isn't talent, well, it's a hell of a lot of practice and skill involved as far as i'm concerned

there are still those who think photography is art for the lazy and those w.out talent or skill but i doubt most modern artists agree
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Archae Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-30-06 11:11 AM
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22. Performance Art.
People do the most asinine stunts, call it "art." :dunce:
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davsand Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-30-06 11:15 AM
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24. Kabuki.
Edited on Mon Oct-30-06 11:18 AM by davsand
Sorry, I just can't get into it...




On edit: Man, I just previewed this post and with the current Halloween picture I'm using in my sig I look like a complete redneck butthead bashing anything from another culture with a picture of a vomiting pumpkin up there...
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pitohui Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-30-06 11:16 AM
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26. that's the one all right
Edited on Mon Oct-30-06 11:16 AM by pitohui
jazz and modern dance are not for me

they can bag and tag ballet while they're at it, get nothing out of that either

i guess it just takes all kinds
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TimeChaser Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-30-06 11:39 AM
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33. Modern dance
I don't get it :shrug:
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JitterbugPerfume Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-30-06 12:13 PM
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35. I try to keep an open mind in my old age but
teeny boppers like Britney and weepy country music leave me cold

but I love Johnny Cash , Willie Nelson ,and Waylon Jennings

I also have a problem with hip hop (to mysogenist)

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kwassa Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-30-06 12:21 PM
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36. NASCAR
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Momgonepostal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Oct-31-06 02:30 PM
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38. all that Anime stuff
I just don't see the appeal.
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PVnRT Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Oct-31-06 02:38 PM
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39. "Modern" art
Wow, a stick and a dot. Such talent.

And, frankly, poetry does absolutely nothing for me.
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TheBaldyMan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Oct-31-06 02:47 PM
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41. Art installations , they leave me cold I'm afraid.
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Truebrit71sbruv Donating Member (890 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Oct-31-06 03:51 PM
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45. Morris Dancing...
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