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    You have a dinner party, and may invite 8 guests, dead or alive. They will come, no matter who they are. Also, rules:

    • Don't choose tactically based on "This person is dead, so I'll invite them over the living person, because I actually have a chance of meeting the latter elsewhere," - that kind of thinking doesn't get you very far in this game, mate.
    • Language barriers do not exist here!
    • No fictional characters.
    • Be honest. I know I could have put down Gandhi and Churchill and whatnot, but I'd rather meet my favourite living artist than every past British Prime Minister put together, frankly.
    • And, if you put down GOD, that's fine - provided you are actually a God-loving Christian/Jew/Muslim/Jedi Knight etc. - i.e. no joking about to 'see if he actually turns up'.


    Who do you invite? And why? And what do you serve them?

    Mine:

    David Byrne
    Peter Sellers
    Philip Larkin
    Vladimir Nabokov
    Tim Burton
    Marquis de Sade
    Franz Kafka
    Vincent Van Gogh

    Runners up: Aleister Crowley, Vincent Price, Billie Holiday, David Mitchell, Adolf Hitler, Albert Einstein, Mel Brookes, Rasputin...
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    the entire cast of fight club (or the 8 most important people) for obvious reasons
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    Oooo I have been meaning to make a thread like this for a while....

    Anyway my 8 dinner guests would be;
    - Clement Atlee
    - John Cleese
    - Rik Mayall
    - Noam Chomsky
    - Coco Chanel
    - Billie Joe Armstrong
    - Dylan Moran
    - Spike Milligan

    But there are lots of runners up too! Such as the rest of the Python team, Bill Bailey, Jk Rowling, John Maynard Keynes, Douglas Adams, Morrisey, Ghandi, Che Guevera, David Mitchell.

    Not sure how the party would turn out though!

    EDIT: How could I forget Oscar Wilde and Noel Fielding?
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    Armin Van Buuren
    Ferry Corsten
    Tijs Verwest (Tiesto)
    Sander Van Doorn
    Josh Gabriel
    Dave Dresden
    Jes Brieden
    John O'Callaghan

    We would discuss trance music and various styles of djing
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    Hmmm, interesting I like your idea of rasputin but i think he'd scare me off my dinner.
    First two would definately be Steve Tyler and daughter Liv, two extremely talented and beautiful people.
    Brandon Lee cos he is The Crow and i love him.
    Sean Bean - ah Sharpe:blush:
    Kevin Spacey - he is god on earth, ok he's twice my age but am going marry him.
    Sarah Jessica Parker so she could give me style advice ala Carrie Bradshaw
    Kim Catrall - my boyfriend loves her and i think she looks amazing for 51, i bet she'd be laugh at the dinner table (maybe not quite in the way Samantha was but still).
    Adam Sandler - me and my boyfriend both big fans.
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    Trotsky
    Dennis Lyxzen
    Jack Nicholson
    Adolf Hitler
    Pete Doherty
    Alex Ferguson
    Tarantino
    Stephen Fry

    I'll probably look at that later and think its a terrible list. Hmm.
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    Mother Teresa
    Mata Amritanandamayi
    Stephen Fry
    Jesus (for the purposes of this, I'm assuming he existed... regardless of whether or not he was divine)
    Plato
    Gandhi
    Agatha Christie
    Oscar Wilde
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    Shaun Morgan
    Dale Stewart
    John Humphrey
    Sir Alex Ferguson
    Sir Don Bradman
    Cheryl Cole
    Paris Hilton
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    Stephen Fry
    Derren Brown
    Frankie Boyle
    Lauren Laverne
    Penn Badgley
    Niall Quinn
    Conor Deasy
    Cheryl Cole
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    (Original post by TuckingFypo™)
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    :rofl:
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    (Original post by TuckingFypo™)
    Shaun Morgan
    Dale Stewart
    John Humphrey
    Sir Alex Ferguson
    Sir Don Bradman
    Cheryl Cole
    Paris Hilton
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    :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl:

    Anyhoot. :teeth:

    Darth Vader
    Garfield
    Child 2 from Rice Krispie Advert
    Morgan Le Faye
    Mark Speight
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    Jan-Klaus Huntelaar
    The Grinch Who Stole Christmas.

    Hmm...

    Secondary choices:

    Douglas Adams
    Jasper Fforde
    Ludwig Wittgenstein
    Immanuel Kant

    That's about it, to be honest. Famous people don't do it for me. So chuck in four real life mates.
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    Jeremy Clarkson
    Nicolas Sarkozy
    Barack Obama
    Jose Saramago
    Chuck Palahniuk
    David Fincher
    Warren Buffett
    Anthony Burgess
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    My eight would be...

    - Sarah Waters
    My favourite author who has done extensive research on the topics she addresses and hence would be really interesting to talk to.
    - Rosa Parks
    Because she is an idol (if that is the right word) of mine. I'd love to see the woman behind the movement and to ask her where she found the strength to stand up for her rights.
    - William Wilberforce
    Another idol. He was a very passionate, eloquent speaker and he is generally the type of person I would love to know as I share his stance on issues such as freedom.
    - Kiefer Sutherland
    There has to be a good looking dude at the table lol. Plus, from his biography and his varied film roles, he has had an rollercoaster life and hence would have lots of experiences to talk about.
    - Duane Lee Chapman
    Similar to the above. His autobiography makes him seem like a very complex person - I'd like to ask him about his religious experience, his criminal life, his job, his family life... Well, everything.
    - Ben Harper
    He makes great music lol. Plus, at the Jack Johnson concert in Hyde Park, he was talking about some of his views among other things and came across as a really nice guy.
    - Paul Laurence Dunbar
    Love his poetry. He experienced a lot of suffering and pain in his short life and I'd like to ask him how he dealt with it. Plus, a couple of his poems touch on life after the abolition of slavery in the USA and how to some degree, life didn't change and hence I reckon it would be interesting for him to meet Rosa Parks and Martin Luther King.
    - Martin Luther King
    A very passionate speaker with strong views and enthusiasm. He must have had a lot of courage and determination and that is something I admire greatly (especially when put to good use).

    So yep, that is my ideal dinner party guest list. I think it would be a pretty amazing night...

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    Mohammed Ali Jinnah - constitutional lawyer and founder of Pakistan

    Imran Khan - The living legend of cricket

    Noam Chomsky - controversial for all the right reasons

    Francis Fukuyama - same as above

    Holly Valance - I remember having a crush on her when I was 16 (plus I had to have a woman in there somewhere)

    Malcolm X - "Nobody gives you freedom. If you're a man, you take it."

    George Orwell - best novelist of the 20th century

    Muhammad Ali - "Cassius Clay is a slave name. I didn't choose it, and I didn't want it. I am Muhammad Ali, a free name and I insist people use it when speaking to me and of me.''
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    robert de niro (real withdrawn)
    frankie boyle (comedian)
    paris hilton (wtf)
    george galloway (pretty sure hell have something interesting to say)
    ol dirty ******* (anything could happen)
    naseem hamed (this guy was a good boxer but a wacky character too)
    marvin gaye (dude can sing)
    phoebe (from friends)

    and thats a wrap
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    Oscar Wilde
    Winston Churchill
    Jeremy Clarkson
    Georgie Best
    J R Tolkien
    Peter Kay
    Plato
    Russell Brand


    Now that would be one heck of a dinner party.
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    becca, crispin, andy, katie, mat, james, brett, amy

    my best mates, and one i fancy haha.
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    Ludwig van Beethoven (preferably with his hearing restored)
    Nick Drake
    Raymond Carver
    Albert Camus
    Oscar Wilde
    Stanley Kubrick
    Stephen Fry
    Derren Brown
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    -Kate Moss
    -Adolf Hitler
    -Oscar Wilde
    -Russel Brand
    -Quentin Tarantino
    -Salvador Dali
    -Karl Marx
    -Al capone
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    Friedrich Nietzsche
    Mario Puzo
    Germaine Greer
    Noah Baumbach
    David Cross
    Norm MacDonald
    Konnie Huq
    Chris Morris
 
 
 
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