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  • Raptors Republic Roll Call - "Get to Know You Edition"

    I did this over at RF back in the day and thought it might be nice to do it here to get to know your peeps a little better.

    Pretty simple, just "copy & paste" the questions and edit the answers.

    1) Age: 37
    2) Born: Ottawa, ON
    3) Hometown: Almonte, ON
    4) What are your ethnic roots? German, Irish & Scottish
    5) Favorite All time Raptor: Muggsy Bogues
    6) Favorite Current Raptor: Jose
    7) Favorite Non Raptors Players: Steve Nash
    8) Which NBA team do you hate the most? Heat
    9) Which NBA player to you hate the most? LeBron
    10) Favorite Raptors moment: The day Vince was traded
    11) Outside of basketball, who is your favorite athlete, past or present? Rick Mahorn
    12) What team did you cheer for pre-Toronto? 76ers
    13) What is your guilty pleasure? Sadly, reality television.
    14) Favourite TV show (past or present): The Amazing Race, Deadwood, The Wire, Sopranos, The Office, Parks & Rec, New Girl
    15) Things that freak you out: Toe thumbs
    16) Music preference: Rock, punk, alt-country
    17) Favourite album: "Tim" by The Replacements
    18) Beverage preference: Beer and Scotch
    19) If your life was turned into a movie, what actor would play you? Chris Farley "Fat guy in a little coat."
    20) Assume your still single (if your currently not), celeb wise who would you date? Kate Beckinsale

  • #2
    Man Tim is such a great album
    @sweatpantsjer

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    • #3
      1) Age: 19
      2) Born: Perth, NB
      3) Hometown: New Denmark, NB
      4) What are your ethnic roots? Danish, French
      5) Favorite All time Raptor: Calderon
      6) Favorite Current Raptor: Landry!
      7) Favorite Non Raptors Players: Iverson, Iggy, D-Will, Kobe
      8) Which NBA team do you hate the most? Clippers or Knicks
      9) Which NBA player to you hate the most? Dwight
      10) Favorite Raptors moment: Mo Pete's game tying 3 against the Wizards
      11) Outside of basketball, who is your favorite athlete, past or present? Brett Lawrie
      12) What team did you cheer for pre-Toronto? None
      13) What is your guilty pleasure? Torrents
      14) Favourite TV show (past or present): Walking Dead
      15) Things that freak you out: Spiders
      16) Music preference: Rock, Country, Rap, pretty much anything
      17) Favourite album: Anything Pearl Jam
      18) Beverage preference: Rickards Blonde
      19) If your life was turned into a movie, what actor would play you? Andrew Garfield maybe
      20) Assume your still single (if your currently not), celeb wise who would you date? Kate Upton

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      • #4
        1) Age: 33
        2) Born: England
        3) Hometown: Rexdale
        4) What are your ethnic roots? British
        5) Favorite All time Raptor: (pre-Biatch)VC
        6) Favorite Current Raptor: Jose
        7) Favorite Non Raptors Players: Kobe
        8) Which NBA team do you hate the most? Heat
        9) Which NBA player to you hate the most? Bosh
        10) Favorite Raptors moment: Playoffs
        11) Outside of basketball, who is your favorite athlete, past or present? Roberto Alomar
        12) What team did you cheer for pre-Toronto? Lakers
        13) What is your guilty pleasure? Ganja
        14) Favourite TV show (past or present): In Living Color
        15) Things that freak you out: Reptiles
        16) Music preference: Reggae,Hip-Hop,Rap
        17) Favourite album: Stickey Fingaz, Black Trash
        18) Beverage preference: Jamaican Rum
        19) If your life was turned into a movie, what actor would play you? Denzel Washington
        20) Assume your still single (if your currently not), celeb wise who would you date? Jessica Alba

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        • #5
          1) Age: 16
          2) Born: Toronto
          3) Hometown: Toronto/Rome
          4) What are your ethnic roots? Italian
          5) Favorite All time Raptor: Morris Peterson
          6) Favorite Current Raptor: Amir Johnson
          7) Favorite Non Raptors Players: Kevin Garnett (I dont hate the Celtics as much as some people here do)
          8) Which NBA team do you hate the most? Heat
          9) Which NBA player to you hate the most? Dwight Howard
          10) Favorite Raptors moment: Mo Pete Hail Mary three to tie Washington (ONIONS BABY!)
          11) Outside of basketball, who is your favorite athlete, past or present? Deion Sanders
          12) What team did you cheer for pre-Toronto? I watched a lot of the Sacramento Kings before I really got into the Raps
          13) What is your guilty pleasure? Debating
          14) Favourite TV show (past or present): It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia
          15) Things that freak you out: Losing to the Bobcats
          16) Music preference: Indie, Alt, Techno
          17) Favourite album: "†" by Justice
          18) Beverage preference: Umm...I think I am legally obliged to say "soda".
          19) If your life was turned into a movie, what actor would play you?A young Clint Eastwood, because the movie would be awesome.
          20) Assume your still single (if your currently not), celeb wise who would you date? Gabrielle Union (just to piss off Dwyane Wade) or Blake Lively

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          • #6
            Great Idea Doc!

            1) Age: 26
            2) Born: Montreal, PQ
            3) Hometown: Toronto, ON
            4) What are your ethnic roots? Irish & French Canadian
            5) Favorite All time Raptor: Vince Carter
            6) Favorite Current Raptor: Demar
            7) Favorite Non Raptors Players: Rajon Rondo
            8) Which NBA team do you hate the most? Knicks
            9) Which NBA player to you hate the most? Amare
            10) Favorite Raptors moment: Beating the Knicks in a Playoff Series.
            11) Outside of basketball, who is your favorite athlete, past or present? Ken Griffey Jr. ; Shawn White
            12) What team did you cheer for pre-Toronto? Bulls
            13) What is your guilty pleasure? Video Games. Carly Rae Jepson. Chronic.
            14) Favourite TV show (past or present): First two Seasons of Dexter. Modern Family. Walking Dead.
            15) Things that freak you out: Bugs. ALL Bugs.
            16) Music preference: Good Music.
            17) Favourite album: Illmatic by Nas, The Color and the Shape by Foo Fighters or 5 Days in July by Blue Rodeo
            18) Beverage preference: Beer
            19) If your life was turned into a movie, what actor would play you? Joseph Gordon-Levitt
            20) Assume you're still single (if your currently not), celeb wise who would you date? Mila Kunis or Kristen Bell
            Last edited by Joey; Wed Jul 25th, 2012, 11:11 AM.

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            • #7
              1) Age: 18
              2) Born: Israel
              3) Hometown: Toronto, ON
              4) What are your ethnic roots? Israeli, Austrian, Greek, Polish
              5) Favorite All time Raptor: Anthony Parker... Played for Israel
              6) Favorite Current Raptor: Jose Calderon
              7) Favorite Non Raptors Players: Kevin Durant
              8) Which NBA team do you hate the most? Heat
              9) Which NBA player to you hate the most? Javale McGee
              10) Favorite Raptors moment: Entire First season under BryCo
              11) Outside of basketball, who is your favorite athlete, past or present? Usain Bolt
              12) What team did you cheer for pre-Toronto? Suns
              13) What is your guilty pleasure? I enjoy smoking Pot, which society sometimes makes me feel guilty about.
              14) Favourite TV show (past or present): Dexter!!
              15) Things that freak you out: Surgery..
              16) Music preference: Jazz, PunkRock, and the Red Hot Chilli Peppers (own genre)
              17) Favourite album: "Winelight" Grover Washington Jr
              18) Beverage preference: Pina Colada
              19) If your life was turned into a movie, what actor would play you? Edward Norton
              20) Assume your still single (if your currently not), celeb wise who would you date? Tina Fey
              The Baltic Beast is unstoppable!

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              • #8
                1) Age: 32
                2) Born: Montreal, QC
                3) Hometown: Burlington, ON
                4) What are your ethnic roots? Sri Lankan (Sinhalese)
                5) Favorite All time Raptor: Alvin Williams
                6) Favorite Current Raptor: I'm currently accepting applications...
                7) Favorite Non Raptors Players: Chris Paul, Ray Allen
                8) Which NBA team do you hate the most? Heat
                9) Which NBA player to you hate the most? Kevin Garnett
                10) Favorite Raptors moment: Vince's alley-oop tomahawk at Staples Centre vs. the Clippers. Gotta love when the road crowd goes bananas.
                11) Outside of basketball, who is your favorite athlete, past or present? Patrick Roy
                12) What team did you cheer for pre-Toronto? Orlando (Shaq & Penny days)
                13) What is your guilty pleasure? PS3
                14) Favourite TV show (past or present): Seinfeld, Simpsons (pre-2001), Entourage, Sopranos, Lost, Breaking Bad
                15) Things that freak you out: Contortionists
                16) Music preference: Hip-hop, R&B
                17) Favourite album: Thriller, 36 Chambers, TEN
                18) Beverage preference: G&T
                19) If your life was turned into a movie, what actor would play you? Kal Penn
                20) Assume your still single (if your currently not), celeb wise who would you date? Natalie Portman
                Last edited by Nilanka; Wed Jul 25th, 2012, 11:20 AM.

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                • #9
                  1) Age: 42
                  2) Born: USSR
                  3) Hometown: It's complicated. Short story: Grew up in Thornhill/North York, ON. Currently Berlin, Germany
                  4) What are your ethnic roots? It's complicated. Short story: Russian/Ukrainian
                  5) Favorite All time Raptor: Vinsanity (Hey, what did I know?)
                  6) Favorite Current Raptor: Landry Fields (Hipster player with great advanced stats! Awesome!)
                  7) Favorite Non Raptors Players: Steve Nash (duh!)
                  8) Which NBA team do you hate the most? I don't care enough to hate.
                  9) Which NBA player to you hate the most? I don't care enough to hate.
                  10) Favorite Raptors moment: The day Fields was signed (I have a short memory)
                  11) Outside of basketball, who is your favorite athlete, past or present? Ross Rebagliati
                  12) What team did you cheer for pre-Toronto? Bulls, but not actively. Toronto getting a franchise got me into NBA.
                  13) What is your guilty pleasure? Raptors Republic
                  14) Favourite TV show (past or present): Gilligan's Island
                  15) Things that freak you out: Ford Nation
                  16) Music preference: Anything that's not electronic dance music (not that there's anything wrong with that)
                  17) Favourite album: Violent Fems, Self Titled, 1982
                  18) Beverage preference: Sparkling Water, Coffee, Beer, Red Wine, Vodka and Scotch
                  19) If your life was turned into a movie, what actor would play you? Judd Nelson
                  20) Assume your still single (if your currently not), celeb wise who would you date? Janeane Garofalo

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                  • #10
                    1) Age: 35
                    2) Born: Manitoba
                    3) Hometown: Newmarket, ON
                    4) What are your ethnic roots? Indian, Pakistani
                    5) Favorite All time Raptor: Vince Carter (pre-douche)
                    6) Favorite Current Raptor: Amir
                    7) Favorite Non Raptors Players: Steve Nash
                    8) Which NBA team do you hate the most? Celtics, Lakers
                    9) Which NBA player to you hate the most? Carmelo
                    10) Favorite Raptors moment: Beating Knicks
                    11) Outside of basketball, who is your favorite athlete, past or present? Joe Sakic, Barry Sanders, Muhammad Ali
                    12) What team did you cheer for pre-Toronto? Bulls
                    13) What is your guilty pleasure? eating kid's cereals
                    14) Favourite TV show (past or present): Seinfeld, Breaking Bad
                    15) Things that freak you out: inbreeding
                    16) Music preference: Rock
                    17) Favourite album: Collective Soul (self-titled)
                    18) Beverage preference: Coke Zero
                    19) If your life was turned into a movie, what actor would play you? Azis Ansari
                    20) Assume your still single (if your currently not), celeb wise who would you date? Charlize Theron

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                    • #11
                      1) Age: 30
                      2) Born: Ottawa
                      3) Hometown: Oakville, ON
                      4) What are your ethnic roots? German and French
                      5) Favorite All time Raptor: Alvin Williams
                      6) Favorite Current Raptor: Lowry
                      7) Favorite Non Raptors Players: Garnett, Durant, Lillard, MKG
                      8) Which NBA team do you hate the most? Heat, Knicks
                      9) Which NBA player to you hate the most? Bosh and Melo
                      10) Favorite Raptors moment: Beating the Knicks in NY
                      11) Outside of basketball, who is your favorite athlete, past or present? Larry Fitzgerald, Daniel Alfredsson, Scottie Pippen
                      12) What team did you cheer for pre-Toronto? Blazers
                      13) What is your guilty pleasure? Video games
                      14) Favourite TV show (past or present): Game of Thrones, Freaks and Geeks, X files
                      15) Things that freak you out: Clowns
                      16) Music preference: Indie stuff, Hip Hop, Pop
                      17) Favourite album: "Aeroplane over the Sea" by Neutral Milk Hotel, "Alligator" by The National, "Liquid Swords" by GZA, "36 Chambers" by Wu Tang Clan
                      18) Beverage preference: Patron over ice with a couple lime slices. Nothing better. For non alc all i drink is water.
                      19) If your life was turned into a movie, what actor would play you? I dunno some ginger
                      20) Assume your still single (if your currently not), celeb wise who would you date? Katy Perry
                      @sweatpantsjer

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                      • #12
                        1) Age: 24
                        2) Born: Odessa, Ukraine
                        3) Hometown: Toronto, ON
                        4) What are your ethnic roots? Russian & Jewish
                        5) Favorite All time Raptor: Garbajosa
                        6) Favorite Current Raptor: Bargnani
                        7) Favorite Non Raptors Players: Kobe Bryant, Bynum, Nash, Parker
                        8) Which NBA team do you hate the most? Boston
                        9) Which NBA player to you hate the most? Kevin Garnett
                        10) Favorite Raptors moment: Mo Pete - 3 pointer against wizards (Ruffin makes worst mistake of his life)
                        11) Outside of basketball, who is your favorite athlete, past or present: Sundin
                        12) What team did you cheer for pre-Toronto: None
                        13) What is your guilty pleasure? Pizza
                        14) Favourite TV show (past or present): Naruto or The Office
                        15) Things that freak you out: Raptors offseason moves
                        16) Music preference: Rock, Hip Hop, Dance, pop, etc...
                        17) Favourite album: The Black Album by Metallica (it technically has no name)
                        18) Beverage preference: Beer
                        19) If your life was turned into a movie, what actor would play you? Jack Black
                        20) Assume your still single (if your currently not), celeb wise who would you date? ANN HATHAWAY (HOTTEST ACTRESS ALIVE)

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                        • #13
                          1) Age: 26
                          2) Born: Dubai, UAE
                          3) Hometown: Toronto
                          4) What are your ethnic roots? Indian/Portuguese/British
                          5) Favorite All time Raptor: Vince
                          6) Favorite Current Raptor: Calderon
                          7) Favorite Non Raptors Players: Chris Paul, Joe Johnson
                          8) Which NBA team do you hate the most? Boston
                          9) Which NBA player to you hate the most? Kendrick Perkins, Garnett & Pierce (It's a 3-way tie)
                          10) Favorite Raptors moment: Beating the Knicks
                          11) Outside of basketball, who is your favorite athlete, past or present? Cujo
                          12) What team did you cheer for pre-Toronto? Raptors, followed them since I moved to Canada.
                          13) What is your guilty pleasure? Watching 24 re-runs
                          14) Favourite TV show (past or present): 24
                          15) Things that freak you out: Big Women
                          16) Music preference: Rap, Hip-Hop
                          17) Favourite album: Jay-Z Reasonable Doubt
                          18) Beverage preference: Appleton w/gingerale
                          19) If your life was turned into a movie, what actor would play you? Brad Pitt
                          20) Assume your still single (if your currently not), celeb wise who would you date? Meagan Good AKA Meagan Great

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                          • #14
                            1) Age: 25
                            2) Born: Toronto, ON
                            3) Hometown: Toronto, ON
                            4) What are your ethnic roots? Polish, Ukrainian and Filipino
                            5) Favorite All time Raptor: VC
                            6) Favorite Current Raptor: KYLE LOWRY BABY!
                            7) Favorite Non Raptors Players: Danny Granger
                            8) Which NBA team do you hate the most? Lakers
                            9) Which NBA player to you hate the most? Kobe
                            10) Favorite Raptors moment: VC winning the the 2000 dunk contest (That's where the love of ball started)
                            11) Outside of basketball, who is your favorite athlete, past or present? Arjen Robben
                            12) What team did you cheer for pre-Toronto? N/A
                            13) What is your guilty pleasure? Ellie Goulding
                            14) Favourite TV show (past or present): Community and Star Trek TNG (Geez how could I forget this one)
                            15) Things that freak you out: The Bible Belt, USA
                            16) Music preference: Anything but country and that dubstep stuff
                            17) Favourite album: Echoes, Silence, Patience & Grace - Foo Fighters
                            18) Beverage preference: Red wine and a stiff whiskey sour
                            19) If your life was turned into a movie, what actor would play you? Keanu Reeves
                            20) Assume your still single (if your currently not), celeb wise who would you date? Natalie Portman

                            Great idea. Nice to meet/get to know you all!
                            Last edited by Quito; Wed Jul 25th, 2012, 02:04 PM. Reason: Im an idiot...

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                            • #15
                              1) Age: 29
                              2) Born: Toronto, ON
                              3) Hometown: Toronto, ON born and raised, have lived in Montreal and Rotterdam...now back in TO
                              4) What are your ethnic roots? Greek-Cypriot
                              5) Favorite All time Raptor: Alvin Williams
                              6) Favorite Current Raptor: Now Jonas
                              7) Favorite Non Raptors Players: Durant, Paul to name a couple
                              8) Which NBA team do you hate the most? Boston
                              9) Which NBA player to you hate the most? Garnett, and I also always hated Pierce from the year he came in with VC
                              10) Favorite Raptors moment: Just the whole shortened season, VC's rookie year, the real turn from joke to relevance (now forgotten what that's like)
                              11) Outside of basketball, who is your favorite athlete, past or present? from my youth, Robbie Alomar...Donovan Bailey
                              12) What team did you cheer for pre-Toronto? Bulls and Sonics
                              13) What is your guilty pleasure? Vanessa Carlton - 1000 miles
                              14) Favourite TV show (past or present): West Wing, the Wire, any scifi/fantasy, including Walking Dead and Game of Thrones right now
                              15) Things that freak you out: Snakes...poisonous motherfuckers...
                              16) Music preference: Rock mostly, but a little of everything
                              17) Favourite album: too many...Californication, Are you experienced?, Twice Removed, Exit (k-os)...and more
                              18) Beverage preference: Beer (love brewpubs)
                              19) If your life was turned into a movie, what actor would play you? Robert Downey Jr. (self-destructive smartass)
                              20) Assume your still single, celeb wise who would you date? to enjoy the date...maybe Zooey Deschanel or Mila Kunis...too many hot women to choose physically (Rihanna and Tricia Helfer would be high on that list though)
                              Last edited by white men can't jump; Sun Nov 3rd, 2013, 02:45 PM. Reason: current Raptors changing...

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