Seat Guru

You get to plan a dinner party for 4-8 of your favorite writers/artists/musicians/other notable figures, whether dead or alive. Who do you seat next to whom in order to inspire the most fun evening?

I am going to interpret things a bit different here. If I pick a multi-member band then they will count as one. As well…I will not stick to 4-8

  1. Indira Vladić Croatian
    • Singer for Colonia
    • Županja, Croatia
  2. Boris Đurđević Croatian
    • Member of Colonia
    • Vinkovci, Croatia
  3. Tomislav Jelić Croatian
    • Member of Colonia
    • Vinkovci, Croatia
    • DJ Kameny
  4. Oliver Dragojević Croatian
    • Singer
    • Split, Croatia
  5. Doris Dragović Croatian
    • Singer
    • Split, Croatia
    • Birth Name: Dorotea Dragović
  6. Petar Grašo Croatian
    • Zagreb, Croatia
  7. Gibonni Croatian
    • Singer
    • Split, Croatia
    • Birth Name: Zlatan Stipišić
  8. William Shakespeare English
    • Writer
    • Stratford-upon-Avon, England
  9. The Oatmeal American
    • Birth Name: Matthew Inman
  10. Isabel Pantoja Spain
    • Singer
    • Seville, Spain
    • Birth Name: María Isabel Pantoja Martín

I would sit them in the order above, I would take seat #11.

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Going out to see a movie is so expensive

The average price for a movie ticket is $12

If you want 3D then add $3-$5 extra. Now add the taxes.

$12 + $3 + $1.95 = $16.95
$12 + $5 + $2.21 = $19.21

So between $17 & $19

What about a simple popcorn & drink combo? They don’t have those anymore, now to make it look like you are getting a big deal for your  money…they include a piece of candy with your combo.

Those combos are around $14 – $16 plus tax. So $15.82 – $18.08.

Due to the Canadian penny going the way of the dodo bird…$15.85 – $18.10

By the way…13% tax in Ontario (HST).


$16.95 + $15.85 = $32.80
$19.20 + $18.10 = $37.30


So when you bring your date…$65.60 – $74.60

Yes I understand cinemas make most of their money with the popcorn anal fisting they do however….this is why cheap nights are so full…even 30 minute line ups to urinate.

Yes I know you can choose to go the standard cinema route instead of 3D movie route. Who watches Star Trek or Transformers in standard?

3D is sort of new thing, eventually it will be standard and the 3D fee will be dropped.

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Lookin’ Out My Back Door

Look out your back window or door — describe what you see, as if you were trying to convey the scene to someone from another country or planet.

I see a park from my back window. It has a splash pad, a children’s playground and an open green space. I moved on December 15, 2014 to this area. The point of view you see here is from Google Streetview and it is not from the same angle from my backyard but still same park.

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