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Get to know the KOA

Postby durban » Thu Apr 19, 2012 1:50 pm

Ok in an effort to spark some life how about a quick Q&A session so we can all get to know each other again.

I know its been done before but here we go -

Name : Mark

Profession : Ops Analyst / Programmer

Favourite Food : Anything with Almonds, Biltong, Curry, Bunny Chow

Favourite Drink : Earl Grey, Wild Turkey, Hunters Dry

Family : 3 Daughters and a wife (outnumbered!)

Favourite Belonging : Les Paul Guitar

...But Can't live without : Samsung TV

Buy, Rent or Download : Download

Read, Watch or Listen : Probably read

Perfect Woman : Natalie Imbruglia

Favourite Music : Pearl Jam, Tori Amos, Counting Crows

Favourite Movie : Cool Hand Luke

Song to play at my Funeral : Crown of Thorns by Mother Love Bone

Favourite KOA Smiley : :zzz:

Favourite part of the Year : Christmas

KOA Formation : 424 mother fuckers!

Favourite KO2 Player : M.M.Barrett (or R.Shaw - you know where this is going!)

Favourite Chocolate : Toblerone

Best Player Ever : Kenny Dalglish obviously....or Michel Platini

Favourite Colour : Blue

Aftershave : Obsession

Deodorant : Brut (dont laugh!)

Pets : A Dog called Badger that thinks its a small horse

PC or Mac : Mac

If you were someone else, would you be friends with you? : Probably not, I would find myself dull and too sarcastic and unable to take anything seriously - I hate people like that!

Favourite Quote : We didn't lose the game, we just ran out of time....

Favourite Line in a movie : Sallah, I said NO camels! That's FIVE camels; can't you count..... (Indy and the Last Crusade)

Favourite Ice Cream : White chocolate and Almond Magnum (only seen them in Durban tho :( )

Favourite Smell : Jo Malone Lime Basil and Mandarin mmmmmmm

Lie in or Early Bird on Sundays? : Probably right in the middle.

Favourite Sounds : Indian Ocean at Umhlanga Rocks, Les Paul Plugged into a Marshal JCM900 (not at the same time tho)

What Historic Event do you wish you attended : Not sure it counts but would love to be able to see the Dinosaurs!

What Fictional Character would you be : Indiana Fking Jones oh hell yeah!

Immortal for a day, what would you do : Probably jump inside a Volcano to see what the fuss is about

What Skill do you wish you had : Wish I could draw / paint well

What was the best thing about being a Kid : Chorlton and the Wheelies and Transformers

Whats the best thing about waking up : Knowing its only another 3 hours til I can go back to sleep!
No longer the only UK based Liverpool, Nottingham Forest and Crewe supporter in the whole of the KOA!!!
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Postby Freshmaker » Thu Apr 19, 2012 7:19 pm

Good one bud, I'll give my 5 minutes :)

Name : Jørn FM (your fave radio-station)

Profession : Social worker. Currently working with youths with eating-disorders.

Favourite Food : Mexican... :bow:

Favourite Drink : Cuba Libre, coke, beer.

Family : 1 daughter, 1 son, and 1 daughter/son on the way. Working my way through wife no 2 at the moment.

Favourite Belonging : 1959 Lambretta TV 175

...But Can't live without : My wife and kids (yeah, I know, dull, but the wife's got the control-ability I so much lack, and the kids... Gotta love 'em)

Buy, Rent or Download : Download

Read, Watch or Listen : Watch'n listen.

Perfect Woman : Tiffani Thiessen

Favourite Music : Public Image Ltd, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Limp Bizkit

Favourite Movie : Ford Fairlane

Song to play at my Funeral : Ain't no grave - Johnny Cash

Favourite KOA Smiley : :boob:

Favourite part of the Year : Summer

KOA Formation : 424

Favourite KO2 Player : Rocco Cox

Favourite Chocolate : Marabou Dajm

Best Player Ever : Cafu

Favourite Colour : Green

Aftershave : Clinique Happy

Deodorant : Clinique Happy

Pets : None at the moment

PC or Mac : Pc

If you were someone else, would you be friends with you? : Sure hope so, and that I'd play guitar and if I get to be 2 others I'd also play the drums, and I could form the most rocking band ever.

Favourite Quote : TBA

Favourite Line in a movie : Some play hard to get, I play hard to want... (Ford Fairlane)

Favourite Ice Cream : Pistachio

Favourite Smell : Cuba Libre

Lie in or Early Bird on Sundays? : Wanna lie in, but with kids in the house that never happens.

Favourite Sounds : My Lambretta starting up

What Historic Event do you wish you attended : Would like to check out viking-life, so the Battle at Stiklestad, 1030.

What Fictional Character would you be : Marcellus Wallace

Immortal for a day, what would you do : Skydive

What Skill do you wish you had : Creative mechanics

What was the best thing about being a Kid : Dreaming of how cool it all would be when I was either a rock star or a pro footballer. Or both...

Whats the best thing about waking up : The missis being warm and lovely next to me.

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Postby alkis21 » Fri Apr 20, 2012 10:57 am

Can we please add profession? I keep forgetting who does what! Edit your posts please.

Name : Alkis

Profession : Electrical Engineer

Favourite Food : Junk food, especially burgers and pizza. Also Latin American cuisine, Mexico and Argentina mostly.

Favourite Drink : Coca-Cola.

Family : Married to Roula.

Favourite Belonging : Kick Off 2 World Cup trophy.

...But Can't live without : Commodore Amiga 1200.

Buy, Rent or Download : Download.

Read, Watch or Listen : A tie between Read & Watch.

Perfect Woman : No such thing.

Favourite Music : I'm not really a music fan. Rock, I guess.

Favourite Movie : The Shawshank Redemption.

Song to play at my Funeral : Born in the KOA!

Favourite KOA Smiley : :lol:

Favourite part of the Year : Kick Off 2 World Cup

KOA Formation : 5-3-2.

Favourite KO2 Player : Cox.

Favourite Chocolate : Cadbury.

Best Player Ever : Diego Maradona.

Favourite Colour : Blue.

Aftershave : Nivea.

Deodorant : Axe.

Pets : None at the moment.

PC or Mac : Amiga, then PC.

If you were someone else, would you be friends with you? : Yes but I'd probably fight with me all the time.

Favourite Quote : I did not fight my way to the top of the food chain to be a vegetarian.

Favourite Line in a movie : 'Zihuatanejo'.

Favourite Ice Cream : Pistachio.

Favourite Smell : Fresh caramel.

Lie in or Early Bird on Sundays? : Lie in!

Favourite Sounds : Kick Off 2 goal cheers.

What Historic Event do you wish you attended : One of Jesus' supposed miracles.

What Fictional Character would you be : The Invisible Man.

Immortal for a day, what would you do : Ask Pedro to teach me the phrase 'COME AT ME, BRO' in Portuguese then visit a favela in Rio de Janeiro and yell it at random people.

What Skill do you wish you had : I wish I were proficient in computer graphics design.

What was the best thing about being a Kid : Having my parents take care of almost all of my problems.

Whats the best thing about waking up : Feeling the comforting shape of your woman next to you.
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Postby alkis21 » Fri Apr 20, 2012 11:00 am

Freshmaker wrote:Favourite Ice Cream : Pistachio
Whats the best thing about waking up : The missis being warm and lovely next to me.


alkis21 wrote:Favourite Ice Cream : Pistachio.
Whats the best thing about waking up : Feeling the comforting shape of your woman next to you.


Bloody hell man, what are the odds? :?o: I swear I replied before reading your answers!
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Postby manicx » Fri Apr 20, 2012 1:36 pm

Name : Nikos

Profession : Software Engineer

Favourite Food : Grilled Sardines from Amvrakikos Gulf

Favourite Drink : Tsipouro (raki)

Family : No

Favourite Belonging : My pro wrestling DVD collection

...But Can't live without : my bike

Buy, Rent or Download : Download

Read, Watch or Listen : Watch

Perfect Woman : Monica Bellucci

Favourite Music : New Wave of British Heavy Metal (including new bands that take the genre to another level)

Favourite Movie : Bladerunner

Song to play at my Funeral : The Final Countdown

Favourite KOA Smiley : :D (I made this because the original was horrible)

Favourite part of the Year : When it's not stormy

KOA Formation : 532

Favourite KO2 Player : Nicholls

Favourite Chocolate : ION Dark Chocolate with pieces of Chios Mastic

Best Player Ever : Steve Bull

Favourite Colour : Green

Aftershave : Nivea Balsham

Deodorant : Nivea

Pets : Ants, only in the balconies

PC or Mac : PC

If you were someone else, would you be friends with you? : Maybe

Favourite Quote : Smartphones have completely revolutionized the ways we waste time ….

Favourite Line in a movie : "Remember when I said I’d kill you last?… I lied!" Commando

Favourite Ice Cream : Chocolate

Favourite Smell : The smell of baked bread right out of the oven

Lie in or Early Bird on Sundays? : Depends if F1 is on Asia

Favourite Sounds : Sound of seagulls when I am beside the sea...

What Historic Event do you wish you attended : Battle of Plataea

What Fictional Character would you be : Wall-E

Immortal for a day, what would you do : Challenge Chuck Norris to a fight

What Skill do you wish you had : Being able to shred on the guitar

What was the best thing about being a Kid : Not being an adult

Whats the best thing about waking up : Knowing that I will get my bike and go to work instead of being stuck in traffic with a car or in being in crowded subway.
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Postby durban » Fri Apr 20, 2012 2:12 pm

Bets Player Ever - Steve Bull :) :)

Good call mate, good call :)
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Postby Freshmaker » Fri Apr 20, 2012 3:03 pm

alkis21 wrote:
Freshmaker wrote:Favourite Ice Cream : Pistachio
Whats the best thing about waking up : The missis being warm and lovely next to me.


alkis21 wrote:Favourite Ice Cream : Pistachio.
Whats the best thing about waking up : Feeling the comforting shape of your woman next to you.


Bloody hell man, what are the odds? :?o: I swear I replied before reading your answers!


My brother from another mother :lol:
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Postby manicx » Sun Apr 22, 2012 9:54 pm

A bit like the movie Twins!
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Postby Freshmaker » Sun Apr 22, 2012 10:11 pm

:lol:
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Postby Steve1977 » Mon Apr 23, 2012 8:57 am

:lol: Quality that you know who Steve Bull is! :D
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Postby Jam King » Mon Apr 23, 2012 10:18 am

Great Idea Mark.

Name : Simon King

Profession : Gas and Electrical Engineer

Favourite Food : Fish and chips and chicken balti

Favourite Drink : lager especially Peroni and Amstel.

Family : Live with GF sarah and expecting first child July 27th

Favourite Belonging : My saint Christoper necklace

...But Can't live without : laptop.

Buy, Rent or Download : Buy

Read, Watch or Listen : watch and read in equal measure

Perfect Woman : Kylie Minogue, just classy and sexy all wrapped up in filth.

Favourite Music : blink 182, chillies, u and me at six, stereophonics .

Favourite Movie : Jaws, or alien

Song to play at my Funeral : Lucie Silvas, what ur made of.

Favourite KOA Smiley : :zzz:

Favourite part of the Year : summer

KOA Formation : 532, hence worlds best defence lol

Favourite KO2 Player : R Cox total beast.

Favourite Chocolate : kinder egg chocolate

Best Player Ever : Stuart Pearce, fair, fearless and everything England misses right now.not the most gifted but my hero as a youngster growning up.

Favourite Colour : green

Aftershave : farenhieit

Deodorant : any think cheap thats smell nice, lynx has gone to shit.

Pets : non

PC or Mac : pc

If you were someone else, would you be friends with you? : Tough one not sure, think i would find myself irratating but would know i could be relied upon.

Favourite Quote : I knew i was getting old when i woke up one day and realised I had a bald headed son (all my dads own work lol)

Favourite Line in a movie : his hormone levels suggests he wants to mate with the female, Jazz in transformers.

Favourite Ice Cream : mint cornetto

Favourite Smell : diesel, i know i know its weird but love it.

Lie in or Early Bird on Sundays? : no choice bloody body clock wakes me at 7

Favourite Sounds : Oh my god, oh my god, ur the best I have ever had Simon (works for me lol)

What Historic Event do you wish you attended : Durban def with u on dinosaurs,

What Fictional Character would you be : optimus prime, that would be cool

Immortal for a day, what would you do : would spend all day, jumping in front of stuff and generally be a total loon.

What Skill do you wish you had : draw and sing

What was the best thing about being a Kid : innocence and having endless energy.

Whats the best thing about waking up : Knowing im one day closer to becoming a father.
Simon K officially has the best defence in the world, not just the UK but the world !!! AGAIN!!!!!
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Postby Steve1977 » Mon Apr 23, 2012 10:42 pm

Name : Steve Ellesmore

Profession : Work in the Motor Trade

Favourite Food : Sausage, Bacon, Egg, Beans, Hash Browns, Black Pudding, Fried Bread.

Favourite Drink : Brothers,Koppaberg, Bulmers Pear Cider

Family : Wife and Daughter

Favourite Belonging : Gotta be our Plasma TV

...But Can't live without : The Internet - although I'd love to - less globalisation and more community based things. Who knows, we may all start speaking to our neighbours again.

Buy, Rent or Download : Rent

Read, Watch or Listen : Watch

Perfect Woman : Kelly Brook

Favourite Music : Indie, Rock with a bit of nu-metal. Also love the old classics from the 60s and 70s too.

Favourite Movie : Superman The Movie

Song to play at my Funeral : The Beatles: In My Life

Favourite KOA Smiley : 8)

Favourite part of the Year : Christmas. F*kin love it. Fantastic time of the year growing up and love it when it snows too.

KOA Formation : 5-3-2 although 4-2-4 in JFF's

Favourite KO2 Player : Barrett - the guy we love to hate!

Favourite Chocolate : Lindt

Best Player Ever : Paul Gascoigne. Lineker was a fave of mine growing up and he was indeed quality but Gazza...wow, take a bow son. You know what I liked about these kinds of players? They had f*cking personality

Favourite Colour : Blue

Aftershave :

Deodorant : Sure for Men.

Pets : Two cats, Saffi and Binx

PC or Mac : PC

If you were someone else, would you be friends with you? : Yeah.

Favourite Quote : "At first, dreams seem impossible, then improbable, and eventually inevitable" - Christopher Reeve

Favourite Line in a movie : "No...by causing the death of innocent people" - this whole conversation in Superman is quality "is that how a warped brain like you gets your kicks? By planning the death of innocent people?" Luthor: "No...by causing the death of innocent people"

Favourite Ice Cream : Hagen Daaz Praline one.

Favourite Smell : Like the smell of people having barbeques.

Lie in or Early Bird on Sundays? : Early Bird

Favourite Sounds : The Sound of the start of a game of Kick off 2.

What Historic Event do you wish you attended : England winning the World Cup in 1966. Would also have liked to have seen Trevor Francis in his pomp at Birmingham City.

What Fictional Character would you be : Han Solo

Immortal for a day, what would you do : I'd do whatever the f*ck I wanted.

What Skill do you wish you had : Would love to play the guitar really well.

What was the best thing about being a Kid : Playing football in the street, playing football in the park - jumpers for goal posts. All the kids in the street doing their own 'athletics' tournament, making camps in the garden, circling the toys in the back of the catalogue at xmas, playing bus drivers in the street, playing cricket in the street, playing tennis in the street. I fucking loved the place where I grew up and i loved being a kid.

Whats the best thing about waking up : Seeing what new thing Phoebe is doing. With her being 19months it seems that every day she's suprising us with something or another.
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Postby Abyss » Tue Apr 24, 2012 7:39 am

Name : Spyros

Profession : Software engineer I guess

Favourite Food : Anything Italian

Favourite Drink : White wine

Family : 2 Daughters and a wife (slightly less outnumbered than Durban; I still have a little private corner in the house)

Favourite Belonging : Don't care much, but

...But Can't live without : A computer I'm afraid

Buy, Rent or Download : Download / Rent & rip

Read, Watch or Listen : Read

Perfect Woman : Let's be original (ha!) and say Monica Belucci

Favourite Music : It really depends on the mood, but I'd say The Beatles

Favourite Movie : Johnny got his gun had touched me back then... but so did E.T.!

Song to play at my Funeral : I would have loved it to be "My Way"

Favourite KOA Smiley : :)

Favourite part of the Year : Christmas

KOA Formation : 424 mother fuckers!

Favourite KO2 Player : M.M.Barrett

Favourite Chocolate : ION almond

Best Player Ever : I'm on DIego's camp

Favourite Colour : Blue

Aftershave : Just alcohol

Deodorant : erm... frequent showers?

Pets : It would be a stray dog when my daughters are old enough to understand the responsibility

PC or Mac : PC for daily use but I like Cocoa development

If you were someone else, would you be friends with you? : Yeah - I love me

Favourite Quote : We didn't lose the game, we just ran out of time....

Favourite Line in a movie : "- I'm not even supposed to be here today!" (Clerks)

Favourite Ice Cream : Haagen-Dazs Cappuccino Caramel Truffle

Favourite Smell : Freshly ground coffee

Lie in or Early Bird on Sundays? : As I get older, I tend to wake up earlier... so early bird these days.

Favourite Sounds : The calm sea in the evening

What Historic Event do you wish you attended : I've never given it much thought, but maybe the Battle of Thermolypae... or the original Woodstock Festival.

What Fictional Character would you be : Let's settle for Philip Marlowe

Immortal for a day, what would you do : I really don't know!

What Skill do you wish you had : Play the guitar really well.

What was the best thing about being a Kid : Effortless learning.

Whats the best thing about waking up : The countdown to sleeping again?

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