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Hello from Fairfield, CT!

Started Aug 6, 2013 0 Replies

I am CJ from Fairfield and have been a follower of AoM for about 6 months and finally decided to join the community. Originally from Malden, MA, I am an avid Boston sports fan and get up to the area…Continue

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CJames replied to Stein's discussion Being called by your last name
"Everybody but my mother, sister, wife and kids calls me by my last name. It started in high school and really picked up through college and beyond. Even my inlaws and wife's extended family call me by my last name. I agree with Stein...I think…"
Feb 10
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"Hey there CJ, welcome to The Great Debate!"
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Steve Dallas replied to CJames's discussion Best drink orders ever taken in film... in the group Film
"Silverado(my favorite western) - Danny Glover comes into the bar for the drink, they try to deny him, he beats the crap out of everyone in the bar, then finally gets the drink before being run out of town by the sheriff(John Cleese) Same movie…"
Sep 4, 2013
Steve Dallas replied to CJames's discussion Best drink orders ever taken in film... in the group Film
"Casino Royale when Craig/Bond orders/makes the drink during the game, then everyone else follows suit."
Sep 4, 2013
Chip replied to CJames's discussion Best drink orders ever taken in film... in the group Film
"Cary Grant orders a Gibson in North by Northwest  and I have always found that a very classy alternative to a regular martini."
Sep 3, 2013
CJames replied to Scott J's discussion Films that choke guys up in the group Film
"Great one regarding that scene in We Were Soldiers...totally agree!"
Sep 3, 2013
CJames replied to CJames's discussion Best drink orders ever taken in film... in the group Film
"Haha definitely...two good films as well....both underrated."
Sep 3, 2013
Jeff Meehan replied to CJames's discussion Best drink orders ever taken in film... in the group Film
"One I liked since I was a kid was Doc Brown in Back to the Future III. And I always got a kick out of Bill Murray fixing things just so in Groundhog Day."
Sep 2, 2013
CJames added a discussion to the group Film
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Best drink orders ever taken in film...

So, I confess I'm a bit of a barfly. I'm always looking for a good pub, lively club or just a damn good watering hole. I'm also a lifelong fan of the movies so I figured I'd mix two passions together and ask WHAT IS THE BEST DRINK ORDER (or scene) IN FILM?I'll offer up one to get things started...In Ocean's Eleven, Danny Ocean (George Clooney) meets up with old flame, Tess (Julia Roberts) in a casino bar and when asked what he'll have to drink (using his thumb and pointer) he replies " I'll…See More
Sep 2, 2013
CJames replied to Scott J's discussion Films that choke guys up in the group Film
"The Champ (Ricky Schroeder crying over Jon Voight) Brian's Song (hard to top hospital scene) Glory (several moments throughout) Field of Dreams (the catch) The Killing Fields (last scene with "Imagine" playing in background) Rudy…"
Sep 2, 2013
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Sep 2, 2013
CJames replied to Brent Young's discussion Hello from Utah.
"Yeah they got me big time. All daddy's little girls no doubt. It's nice to have some time for a little manliness though With 3 boys in particular...there's a ton of great stuff throughout as I'm sure you're aware. I…"
Aug 18, 2013
CJames replied to Brent Young's discussion Hello from Utah.
"Welcome aboard...I too have read for a while but only recently started poking around here! 4 kids...I'm right behind you with 3...all girls. Glad to have you here Brent! CJ"
Aug 18, 2013
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Hello from Fairfield, CT!

I am CJ from Fairfield and have been a follower of AoM for about 6 months and finally decided to join the community. Originally from Malden, MA, I am an avid Boston sports fan and get up to the area as often as I can. I spent many years teaching History until a recent jump into school administration at the high school level. I have a wife and three beautiful daughters...but there's ALWAYS room for AoM! I am a beginning home-brewer and am always on the lookout for good beer. I'm an avid reader,…See More
Aug 6, 2013

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Interests
History, Sports (Boston sports), Literature, Film, Home-Brewing!
Books
Samuel Adams: A Life, A Separate Peace, Great Expectations, Pillars of the Earth, Unbroken, 1776, The Source, The Millennium Trilogy
Movies
12 Angry Men, Rear Window, The Shawshank Redemption, The Godfather, Glory, Rocky, The Natural, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Star Wars, Braveheart
Music
Sam Cooke, Weezer, Better Than Ezra, Bruce Springsteen, Nirvana, Soundgarden, Citizen Cope, Radiohead, Bruno Mars, Queen
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What hurts more the pain of hard work or the pain of regret?

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Hey there CJ, welcome to The Great Debate!

 
 
 

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