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edie52
I'll kick it off with a proper homage to High Fidelity (but of course feel free to top 5 anything and everything under the sun).

My 5 favorite songs on the mix tape I'm currently making for my boyfriend, in no particular order:

-"Sitting in the Park" by Quix*o*tic
-"Dancing Barefoot" by the Feelies
-"I Left Her Standing There" by the Dezurik Sisters
-"Lady Midnight" by Leonard Cohen
-"I Was a Stranger" by Smog
faerietails2
Top 5 Foods Currently Craving
1. Pecan pie
2. Really cheesy veggie lasagna
3. Cheese entomatadas from a restaurant back home
4. Chocolate cake with ice cream
5. A big ass baked potato with lots of cheese, butter, and bbq sauce.

Damn, I'm hungry right now!
culturehandy
My Top Five Theme Songs

1. The Perfect Drug, Nine Inch Nails
2. I Won't Back Down, Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers
3. Faster Kill Pussycat, Oakenfold
4. Closer, Nine Inch Nails
5. I am the Highway, Audioslave

Top Five albums to listen to for the makings of Good Fuckery
1. The Downward Spiral, Nine Inch Nails
2. Songs for the Deaf, Queens of the Stone Age
3. Communicate, John Digweed
4. Renaissane V. 3, John Digweed
5. Chill'Em All, Champion

Top Five Artists to listen to while riding out a good high
1. John Digweed (also, Sasha and Digweed)
2. Oakenfold
3. Champion
4. Pete Tong
5. Nine Inch Nails

bunnyb
Mmmm, faerietails, now there's a list I could easily do!

Another easy one is Top Five Books I'd Like to Read:

1. Michael Tolliver Lives, Armistead Maupin
2. The Book Thief, Markus Zusak
3. The Almost Moon, Alice Sebold
4 .Sputnik Sweetheart, Haruki Murakami
5. First Among Sequels, Jasper Fforde
edie52
Top 5 things I miss from back home:

1. going out for cheap, greasy, breakfast
2. the boyfriend, and all the cuddling and sex
3. speaking French sometimes
4. bluegrass nights
5. bagels (well, good ones)

Top 5 things I will miss from here when I go back:

1. the big bathtub
2. things running smoothly, getting done properly, and everything being generally more well-designed
3. the piano lady at the cafe
4. the gorgeous church outside my door
5. special pastries on holidays
crazyoldcatlady
top 5 things that make me instantly distrust people:

1. bowties
2. mustaches only
3. two people sitting on the same side of the table at restaurant
4. unironic suspenders
5. people with tattoos of cartoon characters (i.e., Garfield/Disney)
edie52
What about a mustachioed man sitting on the same side of the table at a restaurant with someone, wearing a matching bow-tie and unironic suspender set, and otherwise covered with cartoon-character tattoos? tongue.gif

And while I'm here...

5 celebrities I actually think I would consider marrying (er... if I were single, I mean):

1. Bill Callahan
2. Dick van Dyke circa Mary Poppins
3. Gael Garcia Bernal
4. Ira Glass
5. Bill Callahan

mornington
5 songs...
Springbok Nude Girls - Bubblegum On My Boots
Jens Lekman - A Sweet Summer's Night On Hammer Hill
Kirsty MacColl - Soho Square
Everclear - Father Of Mine
The Pogues - Fairytale Of New York

5 things I seriously think I would die without...
Red wine
Stonebunny
My dog
ExGoth & German
My Nana
girltrouble
i know i can't take them on a desert isle, but i like to top 5 intangables:

top 5 things i adore about my friend t:

1)wait--- you mean she knows about that obscure (new jack swing/soul/alt/ rap) song i thought no one else knows, AND it's on her mp3 player?!?
2)once she refered to me being transexual as my being "fancy." (as in, "that was before i knew you were fancy.")
3)her love of anything circus/bordello/freakshowish
4)the face she makes whenever she encounters ill behaved children while we are shopping/ her talking shit about parents with ill behaved children infront of them/after they've left.5)she loathes her first name more than anyone, but figures it gives her something to work against;

top 5 things i adore about my ex, kitty:
1)she had the chutzpah to love me while i transitioned.
2 her sense of baudy humor, and ability to hump odd objects/people and make my eyelids flip up from laughing so hard.
3)her body, thick legs+calves, and the most beautiful sunkissed golden brown skin.
4)wait, she loves that obscure (soul/r&b/new wave/alt/rap/hair metal/bad top 40) song, and can make me admit that i love it, inspite of my shame (esp. hair metal/bad top 40 songs)
5)she's still my best friend, inspite of my being an ass at times.

top five things i love about welding (in no order):
figuring out an exotic metal by the 3rd tack
making the smallest, prettiest, strongest, rainbow colored weld that never cracks.
welding something huge
having my helmet down, zoning out all zen-like (just like treehugger said), and watching metal fuse.
the big ol' silly grin i have on my face when someone asks what i do-- i'm a fucking welder!!! whooooo-hoooo!

but here is a normal top 5:

my absolutely top 5 "golden throats"/ lounge vocals albums i've got on lp:
bobbie gentry-- fancy, (fancy is amazing, and one of my favorite country albums of all time)
horace silver-- total response( one song-- acid, pot and pills, and it sounds like it was written durring the 'electric company era')
shirley bassey-- something! (how can you not love a western version of "light my fire," and "spinning wheel")
tom jones-- the aTOMic tom jones (i adore this album, thunderball, and soooooo much more. including the song "the face of a loser"
wayne newton-- danke schoen (yes, the danke schoen from farris beuler, but f that song, it's got a swingin' volare. this is the amazing wayne newton, the one that sounded like a teenaged k.d. lang doing crooning songs)
culturehandy
Top Five Guilty Pleasure Movies, in no particular order

1. Monster Squad
2. Big Trouble in Little China
3. Tank Girl
4. Murder by Death
5. Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure

Top Five movies that blew me away, in terms of cinematography/stylization

1. Sin City
2. 300
3. Pan's Labyrinth
4. Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon (and Hero)
5. Ong Bak the Thai Warrior

Top Five Simpsons Episode's

1. The Clown College Episode
2. Whacking Day
3. The Lemon Tree
4. "Brother from another series" Where Sideshow Bob's brother, voiced by David Hyde Pierce, makes an appearance
5. The Simpsons go to Japan

Top five favourite fruit

1. Blueberries
2. Raspberries
3. Kiwi
4. Grapes
5. Pomagranite

Top Five web sites to go to in order to waste time and alleviate boredom

1. bust
2. Mental_Floss
3. I-am-bored
4. Disinformation
5. shockwave and addicting games

edie52
Top 5 things about J:

-big hazel eyes, impossible not to get lost in
-the sincerity in his voice
-his old-man clothes, especially how he looks in a cardigan
-his long, thick, utterly perfect cock (it even has a beauty mark on it!)
-big bony hands that look like they should be playing a piano somewhere

5 more things I love about him:

-how ticklish he is
-how well he can cook
-how supportive and understanding he is
-his beautiful cheekbones and jaw
-that he's a cat person

Sorry folks... it's just that I am so smitten....
faerietails2
Top 5 King of the Hill lines:

"Let go of my purse! I don't know yew!"
(While eating lipstick and crying) "It tastes like turtle!"
"I'm biz-zy with the la-dy."
"I've always thought of propane as a dignified lady. But she can also be a dirty girl."
"I'm a little worried about being a slut."
crazyoldcatlady
top 5 popular culture quotes that can be (and are) applied to various situations in real life with stunning frequency:

1. "Everything's coming up Milhouse."
2. "Go to bed, old man. You have a big day of drinking and beating the fuck out of me."
3. "I have a dick on my face, don't I?"
4. "It's like we're looking down on Wayne's Basement, only that's not Wayne's Basement."
5. "Can you believe that. Sick, sick."

top 5 things i'm thinking right now:
1. I wanna see a Macy's balloon go AWOL
2. Diet Coke is Yummy and Is An Acceptible Breakfast
3. My apartment smells like old cigarettes and baked goods
4. I wish I didn't have to work tomorrow
5. "...Barbie teaches girls that they can be anything they want: a doctor, president, or here, a princess." ACTUAL QUOTE FROM MEREDITH VIERA DURING PARADE. Are you FUCKING kidding me?
pepper
ok.

top five things i love about my little girl.

1. she is non-stop smiles first thing in the morning.
2. when we go for a walk she spends the whole time craning her neck around to look up at the trees.
3. she puts herself to sleep sucking her thumb while i am in the bathroom brushing teeth. i come back in to help her fall and there she is, all knocked out already.
4. she has the cutest, fatest little wee fingers i have Ever seen!
5. her laugh. it is the best.
briannasoloski
05. Laughing with my best friend. We do it constantly when we're together.
04. Finding just the right present for someone.
03. Unconditional love.
02. The little moments that take your breath away.
01. Sunshine!
MaybeSparrow
QUOTE(crazyoldcatlady @ Nov 22 2007, 09:22 AM) *
top 5 popular culture quotes that can be (and are) applied to various situations in real life with stunning frequency:

1. "Everything's coming up Milhouse."
2. "Go to bed, old man. You have a big day of drinking and beating the fuck out of me."
3. "I have a dick on my face, don't I?"
4. "It's like we're looking down on Wayne's Basement, only that's not Wayne's Basement."
5. "Can you believe that. Sick, sick."



This. is. the. best.
lananans
Top 5 Movies to watch when I'm feeling sad:

1. Love Actually
2. Elf
3. Serendipity
4. Sleepless In Seattle
5. You've Got Mail
edie52
Top 5 songs that are so romantic I could just die when I hear them:

1- Nocturama by Nick Cave
2- All I Want by Joni Mitchell
3- Buckets of Rain by Bob Dylan
4- Take this Longing by Leonard Cohen
5- Sweet Thing by Van Morrison
nickclick
to mark my displeasure of returning to work after a long weekend, the top 5 things i'd do if i win millions in the lottery, in this order:

1. interview accountants; research and invest in progressive/women-friendly funds
2. throw a huge party and give gifts of money to my parents, family and friends
3. travel wherever and for how long i want
4. buy a lovely apartment in manhattan to hold all my wordly souvenirs
5. launch a gallery or magazine for emerging women artists called 'Fuck You MOMA'
girltrouble
my top 5 merry kiss-my-ass movies:
metropolitan (it is NOT tiresome!)
die hard (santa gets blowed up!)
bad santa (santa gets drunk)
deep cover (santa gets killed!)
which ever saul/bass animated thingy with the cold miser and the heat miser (santa gets heat rash)

crazyoldcatlady
top 5 celebrities who, given the current trajectory of their lifecourse, are going to die soon:
1. Amy Winehouse
2. Pete Doherty
3. Britney Spears
4. Kate Bosworth
5. Greasy Bear
bunnyb
COCL: laugh.gif

Top 5 mortifying moments:

1. The boy's mum walking into room whilst boy and I were shagging (me on top).
2. The boy's sister being on the phone in boy's mum's hand when she walked in on the boy and I shagging.
3. The window-cleaner seeing me naked (being so embarrassed at the time that instead of hiding under the duvet I covered myself with a fucking cushion).
4. Replying indignantly to my pompous schoolteacher that I was illiterate too, when I thought he was referring to somebody as illegitimate.
5. Vomiting on the train home on the morning of the worst hangover EVER.

I am sure there are other mortifying moments that I have repressed.
eta: oh yeah, there was the time my mum found my ann summers sexy bunny "costume".
kari
I am hungry, so I'm gonna do Top 5 Foods I Want to Eat RIGHT NOW!:

1. a big plate of shoestring french fries, extra crispy, with lots of salt and ketchup
2. warm dark chocolate cake with chocolate icing, vanilla bean ice cream on top
3. sushi-spicy tuna rolls in particular
4. nachos from the Caribbean place near my house. Sounds wierd for a Caribbean place, but the nachos there are the bomb
5. homemade mac & cheese w/ chipotles

Yum. I think I just made myself even more hungry

Top 5 things I would rather be doing right now, instead of sitting at my desk at work:

1. baking
2. watching a movie in a theater
3. hanging at the bookstore, reading magazines, drinking a latte
4. shopping for Christmas gifts
5. taking a nap

I could go on and on with that top 5 list....
edie52
Top 5 things I've seen in the world so far, off the top of my head:

1- a fortress in Norway on a misty day
2- the Everglades
3- the Cabot Trail in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, from a speeding van
4- Coney Island- I loooove coney island, have gone there all 3 times I've been in NYC, including in December
5- sunrise from the top of a building in Montreal, my favourite city (and home)


Top 5 things I still want to see:

1- view from the trans-Siberian express
2- route 66/ Vegas/ the desert
3- Berlin (soon)
4- Japan, especially the trees
5- Cuba
girltrouble
top 5 things i love about seattle:

1)the seattle film festival. 500+ films and about a month long. even better if you can get a press pass and see as many as you want for free.
2)the library system is phenominal
3)the lingering working class heart (although it's fast disappearing)
4)the rain, and it's reputation as a rainy city (it's really not that rainy)/living near water + mountains
5)the viaduct. seattle-ites loathe it, but i think it's sublime-- nothing is so beautiful as your first impression of a city, and to see seattle from afar, and then find yourself smack in the middle of it, the ocean on your left, skyscrapers on your right, and 3 stories above the street, well it's second only to the #1 first impression of a city (imho):pittsburgh, pa via alaghany tunnel, which is spectacularlly breathtaking.
special mention:the winter urge to hybernate

top 5 things i loved about oakland:

1)it's reputation as a tough/dangerous city (small pockets are, but otherwise it's beautiful, and very quiet)
2)jaywalking durring rush hour without looking both ways (really you don't need to-- all the traffic is in SF)
3)lake merrit
4)zak's pizza-- if you aren't full after 2 slices, you are a freak of nature. the best deep dish in the universe
5)the movie theatre downtown. it's an old gilded movie theatre that's been restored, and jaw dropping is only the start of it.
6)special mention: it's close proximity to SF and berkeley.

top 5 things i loved about pittsburgh:

1)downtown views, see first impression comment above. 3 rivers, all the bridges, and the "eggs" on the gothic ppg skyscraper.
2)it's name, pittsburgh! almost as good as living in o.k. land (aka oakland)
3)downtown. i love finding old buildings that were soot black from the old days, that had pristine sides that weren't exposed until well after
4)lots of green. it really is beautiful
5)hearing natives' pittsburgh accent (words like 'whale' are pronounced 'way-oh.'

top 5 things i love about the late evil knievil:
1)his name: no, it's not his birth name, but it's wicked, and it rhymes, what more do you want in a name?
2)the fantastic rubberneck pull of watching him do a stunt
3)the super cheesy tv bio-pic films of his life, one starring george hamilton as evil,
4)his outfits, really-- elvis was the only other person who could pull of the jumpsuit with the fold-over collar
5)the toys, and spending my child hood destroying them.
opheliathemuse
Top 5 things I am currently doing:

1) talking about debauchery because am deprived of it utterly save for when I fall prey to gastronomic excess
2) avoiding writing analytically out of irrational desire for it to disappear
3) reading about the basics of quantum physics and Schrodinger's Cat
4) sulking
5) etymology

top 5 things I desire greatly

1) ohIdon'tknowlemmesee. Portions, maybe. So I could bloody well concentrate.
2) To see the mountains in the old country.
3) To live somewhere where walking with a parasol is par for the course.
4) A safe home.
5) someone to with whom I can experience the little joys

top five things I would take to a desert island

1) brother (sorry brother, but as is so entertaining there is hardly a need for extensive other entertainments)
2) The feeling I get everytime I create
3) might have to list interweb as brother and I as somewhat addicted, constant source of info what. Oy. Any kind of constant feed of info would be good.
4) Beauty
5) Am I allowed to wish for the most amazing chefs on the planet? Because I am a glutton...
edie52
Top 5 things I want TODAY:

1- for me to get better, no more awful scratchiness in my lungs and throat
2- rain to stop, sun come out, before 3:30 (cuz that's when the sun starts going down)
3- a really great movie on tv, so great I can't even say what I'd like it to be, something that would surprise me with its greatness yet be exactly what I wanted to see
4- all my laundry done, and some clarity about how to organize things (this is probably the only thing on this list I'm actually capable of doing)
5- divine inspiration
crazyoldcatlady
top 5 atypically "attractive" gentlemen with whom i wish to have an old-fashioned mindfuck with:

1. kevin smith
2. chuck klosterman
3. michael cera
4. howard stern
5. the dude/ette who wrote this. quite possibly my soulmate.
kari
Ooh, crazycatlady....I have a crush on Michael Cera also. I'd like something other than a mindfuck though. Which makes me feel like a dirty old lady.

Top 5 movies that need to hurry up and start playing here:
1. There Will Be Blood
2. The Savages
3. Juno
4. Atonement
5. Sweeney Todd


culturehandy
Bumpity Bumpity for crazyoldcatlady.
sexysandee
Top Five Things I am craving right now
1. The Sun... it's raining and freezing here; I live in San Antonio for heavens sake our winters are usually 60 degrees with a few days of this nonsense, but it feels like it's been weeks. mad.gif
2. My Colorado Man
3. Iced Cafe con Leche
4. A good book
5. A nice comfy blanket.

It doesn't take much to make me happy; but I am just beginning work on a Friday morning; the kids tend to be moody wheh the weather is bad.
crazyoldcatlady
(thanks ch!)

top 5 things that, given my general likes and dislikes extrapolated, i should totally be into but am not:

1. M.I.A.
2. Jhumpa Lahiri
3. Barak Obama
4. living in NYC
5. Heroes
LoveMyPugs
1. Mr. Pug (for sex)
2. Shelby (my pug)
3. Pinky (my other pug)
4. A Male Pug (to make more pugs)
5. My King Size Tempurpedic Bed (to sleep)

Sex, Pugs and Sleep *sigh* my life...
zoya
my top 5 comfort foods (in no particular order)

1) mac and cheese
2) mince and potatoes
3) stuffing (yes. I have been known to make up a bowl of stovetop stuffing to eat that and only that)
4) spaghetti with store-bought, in-a-jar bolognase sauce
5) tater tots
culturehandy
Top Five Porn Titles

1. You've got Male!
2. Remembering Times gone Bi
3. Forrest Hump
4. E3: The Extra Testicle.
5. Whore of the Worlds

Top Five Historical Figures I'd like to meet (oh I could go on and on, I'll pick five at Random)

1. Che Guvera
2. The Prophet Mohammed
3. Alexander the Great
4. Rasputin
5. Queen Isabel

Top Five things I wish I could do

1. Play classiscal or spanish guitar
2. Draw or paint
3. Speak more languages
4. Have an understanding of wine
5. be more patient.

Top Five Movie Soundtracks (again, 5 at Random)

1. Go
2. Blade
3. Tank Girl
4. Lost Highway
5. Forrest Gump

Take Two

1. From Dusk Til Dawn
2. Donnie Darko
3. Pulp Fiction
4. Dazed and Confused
5. Trainspotting

Of the 80's

1. The Breakfast Club
2. The Lost Boys
3. Working Girl
4. 9 -5
5. Jumpin' Jack Flash
LoveMyPugs
QUOTE(zoya @ Jan 25 2008, 07:58 PM) *
my top 5 comfort foods (in no particular order)

1) mac and cheese
2) mince and potatoes
3) stuffing (yes. I have been known to make up a bowl of stovetop stuffing to eat that and only that)
4) spaghetti with store-bought, in-a-jar bolognase sauce
5) tater tots


zoya??? are we related???

Top 5 Movies I Couldn't Live Without

(1) The Secretary
(2) Harry Potter 3 & 5 (Counts As One)
(3) 300
(4) Lord of the Rings Return of the King
(5) Liar Liar


sexysandee
Top Five Songs that are running through my head right now....

1. Anyone Else But You... Moldy Peaches (the Juno soundtrack is awesome)
2. I Want Candy... Bow Wow Wow
3. Bones... The Killers
4. Paralyzer... Finger Eleven
5. Hide and Seek... Imogene Heap
culturehandy
Five Places I'd rather be than at work

1. At home in bed.
2. A place warmer than where I currently am.
3. In a lovers bed
4. A coffee house
5. At home in bed...
ellievee
top five things id rather be doing than working right now:
5 putting cigarettes out on my tongue
4 plucking my pubic hair, one by one
3 gouging my eyes out with spoons
2 watching fox news
1 chewing tin foil

i want to go home!
faerietails2
Five men I want to be stranded on a desert island with:
1. Johnny Depp
2. Daniel Bruhl
3. Daniel Day-Lewis
4. Jeremy Irons
5. Ryan Gosling

Five things I wish I could afford right now:
1. A really great haircut
2. A plane ticket anywhere but here
3. A new mattress
4. Wall-to-wall-to-ceiling bookshelves
5. New glasses
ellievee
five celebrities i dont understand the appeal of:

5 paris hilton
4 victoria beckham
3 orlando bloom
2 angelina jolie
1 johnny depp

i just think they're all so overrated
lunia666
My top five songs for today
1 The Maytals Pressure Drop
2 The Misfits Queen Wasp
3 Percy Sledge The Dark End of the Street
4 Pretenders Show Me
5 The Specials A Message to you Rudy

Top five things I wish I had right now
1 Money in the bank
2 Some good smoke
3 A piece of my grandmothers buttered corn bread
4 A New house .. because this one sucks
5 A new sofa

snarky7
My pick for top five of American Idols' Top twelve:
1 David Archuleta
2 Syesha Mercado
3 Ramiele Malubay
4 Chikezie
5 Carly Smithson
edie52
Top 5 people I am jealous of (generalizations):

-people who are beautiful especially with pretty teeth and nice boobs
-people who are famous and talented artists, especially in their twenties
-people who can play and instrument beautifully, especially the piano
-people who inherit an amazing apartment in the best part of town (I actually know someone this happened to)
-people who don't care what others think (do they exist?)
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