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Who were your Role Models growing up?

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by MAJOR METAL, Sep 3, 2005.


    MAJOR METAL The Beagle Father Staff Member Supporting Member

    For me they were Jesus Christ, My Grandpa and Grandma. Who were you yours?
  2. Fo' Shizzle

    Fo' Shizzle

    Aug 28, 2003
    Good Day Major,

    Same here, Dad and Grandfather. As men, and as Bassists.

    Also, the astronauts (Gemini and Apollo). It was the times.

    Christ, too!!!!
  3. conk97


    May 2, 2005
    redditch, uk
    john edwards. (world record holder in the triple jump)
  4. Matt Till! :smug:

    MAJOR METAL The Beagle Father Staff Member Supporting Member

    Their was also Captian Kirk, Spock and a few of the Parish Priest.
  6. ryco


    Apr 24, 2005
    Dad, mom, God, Joe Namath, Jimi Hendrix, Pete Townshend
  7. Mike Money

    Mike Money Banned

    Mar 18, 2003
    Bakersfield California
    Avatar Speakers Endorsing Hooligan
    Bret Favre... Farve? i dunno. Stone Cold Steve Austin :p

  8. Brendan


    Jun 18, 2000
    Austin, TX
    Optimus Prime, Voltron, Macron 1, Lion-O, Brave-Star, the SWAT Kats (the Radical Squadron), and Robocop, Batman (60s version, go figure), Patrick McManus, Hank The Cow Dog, and basically any and all giant robots/transformers/aliens/superheroes.

    And then right around age 9, Frank Herbert's Dune, and then around 10, George Carlin.

    I'd like to think I turned out pretty okay. Who else asked "What would George Carlin and Prime do?" ...I think that probably explains a lot about me.
  9. Snarf


    Jan 23, 2005
    Glen Cove, NY
    Mom, Dad, my former pipe major (of course I recently learned he's been having an affair with a piping student for six years), Captain Jean Luc Picard, Commander Benjamin Sisko (trek!!!!!), Victor Wooten (more for his way with people, though I do dig his stuff with Bela), Jaco (musically), etc etc.
  10. kserg


    Feb 20, 2004
    London, UK
    no one

    Which in the end becomes everyone...
  11. Ericman197


    Feb 23, 2004
    I always disliked my grandfather when I was growing up. After he died last year, I've grown to appreciate him as who my role model should've been. He taught me that farting is funny, urinating in public is OK if no one is looking, double dipping is Kosher*, cursing is an art and that taking naps RAWKS. The list is endless. Without him, I probably would've grown up into an overly serious person. Although I'm a firm believer in Nature over Nurture, the ironic part is that he became this way due to brain damage from years of alcoholism.

    *He was Catholic, but I like this expression.
  12. Don't_Fret

    Don't_Fret Justin Schornstein

    Dec 10, 2003
    Me too. Never really had a grandfather, though.

    I'm still growing up. :)
  13. PunkerTrav


    Jul 18, 2001
    Canada & USA
    My father and maternal grandfather are my biggest role models. They appeal to me because they both found success after starting with very little.
  14. Toasted


    May 26, 2003
    Leeds, UK
    I like you, you need to get a supporting membership so i read more of your posts :)
  15. Soon!
  16. Mike N

    Mike N Missing the old TB Supporting Member

    Jan 28, 2001
    Spencerport, New York
    Grumpy Jenkins
    Smokey Yunick

    MAJOR METAL The Beagle Father Staff Member Supporting Member

    Yes i would think Jean Luc would be a good role model.
  18. Whafrodamus


    Oct 29, 2003
    Andover, MA
    Captain Picard
    My dad
    Optimus Prime
    Bill Cosby
  19. Figjam


    Aug 5, 2003
    Boston, MA

    teh omar!42EROME11Zz

    well The mars volta musically.

    As far as living, not really sure.
  20. Petary791


    Feb 20, 2005
    Michigan, USA