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#1 OneProudMum

Posted 06 December 2012 - 08:54 PM

Shoot!

I am still thinking of mine...



#2 **Xena**

Posted 06 December 2012 - 08:59 PM

Stephen Fry- intellectual and hilarious
Dionysus- he brings the booze
Xena- teaches me the finer points of staff and sword fighting

Edited by **Xena**, 06 December 2012 - 09:00 PM.


#3 kittennic

Posted 06 December 2012 - 09:01 PM

DH & I talk about this at times. On our list are Michael Palin and the Dalai Lama. I'd add David Tennant (in his Doctor character), but I'm not sure he'd make DH's list  tongue.gif

#4 Comrade Borgia

Posted 06 December 2012 - 09:02 PM

Seriously, only three??!

Ok

Jesus Christ
Judas iscariot
Martin Luther


....I reckon Jesus would be interesting and quite possibly a dark horse......(tis the season and all) ....Martin Luther would be a tad intense and would possibly be a non drinker...but still, judas, well, I like a bit of discomfort  at my dinner parties...!

Can't we do a party of 8??

Edited by Lucretia Borgia, 06 December 2012 - 09:03 PM.


#5 kellyellykiki

Posted 06 December 2012 - 10:20 PM

Stephen Fry
Billy Connolly
Dawn French

#6 Guest_Sunnycat_*

Posted 06 December 2012 - 10:25 PM

Only 3? sad.gif

Judy Dench
Julie Andrews
Richard Wilson from One foot in the Grave biggrin.gif

I like interesting older people.

#7 Poughkeepsie

Posted 06 December 2012 - 10:34 PM

Louis Theroux
Hillary Clinton
Robert Redford


#8 chickendrumstick

Posted 06 December 2012 - 10:35 PM

Michael Parkinson
Judy Garland
Jay-Z

#9 EsmeLennox

Posted 06 December 2012 - 10:38 PM

Another vote for Stephen Fry, and I'd make him do a personal reading of Harry Potter for me.

The other two... Jack Davis (do they have to be living? If I can't have Jack Davis I would go with Archie Weller instead) and Margaret Atwood.

#10 Gudrun

Posted 06 December 2012 - 11:36 PM

Penny Wong
Anne Summers
Kate Burridge


With Red Symons waiting on us.

#11 ~shannon~

Posted 06 December 2012 - 11:48 PM

Miriam Margolyes
Manu Feildel (to do all the cooking and sexy French accent!)
and another vote here for Stephen Fry!



#12 Maple Leaf

Posted 07 December 2012 - 07:23 AM

Steve Irwin, my grandmother and Russell Brand.

Just saw Russell on Tues and he's my new fun thing. lol.


#13 71Cath

Posted 07 December 2012 - 07:24 AM

Dawn French
Alan Rickman
Julia Gillard

And me obviously!

#14 MintyBiscuit

Posted 07 December 2012 - 07:37 AM

Louis Theroux
Hunter S Thompson
Gough Whitlam

would be an odd grouping methinks original.gif

#15 R2B2

Posted 07 December 2012 - 07:42 AM

i'm going to take the non famous route Tounge1.gif

I would have the 4 (yes i'm being greedy) midwives who were involved in the pregnancy and birthing of our 3 kids.

they inspire me more than any other people/persons i've ever encountered.
they have the most beautiful/kind/compassionate spirit.

I want them to know how truly special they are to our family, but I really am no good with words!
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Edited by R2B2, 07 December 2012 - 07:42 AM.


#16 Squeekums Da Feral

Posted 07 December 2012 - 07:43 AM

So hard. Only 3?
Matt and Jeff Hardy, wrestlers
Since these 2 fought as a team they have to be together and count as 1.
.
Hunter S Thompson
.
Kurt Cobain

#17 kpingitquiet

Posted 07 December 2012 - 07:57 AM

At the moment? Fannie Flagg (writer of Fried Green Tomatoes, among other books) because she's just pure awesomeness, Javier Bardem, just so he'll speak to me. And Barack Obama. I'd like to figure out if he really is as nice and genuine as he seems. Oh and you can't invite the Pres without the 1st Lady so Michele can come share her awesomeness, too!

#18 Ice Queen

Posted 07 December 2012 - 08:06 AM

Tough one.

Probably Louis Thereoux and Micheal Palin.
Matt Damon for eye candy.  No idea if anything intelligent would come out of his mouth though.

But that leaves me with no females.  Hmmmm need a rethink.

#19 mini mac

Posted 07 December 2012 - 08:11 AM

Famous:
Robin Williams
Jackie Chan
Michael Jordan

Non famous (people I want to grow old like)
My DH's great aunt
My deceased Papa whom I never met but I'm told was a very nice man
My deceased great aunt
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Three really is not enough, I could add at least another three at each party!


#20 mini mac

Posted 07 December 2012 - 08:13 AM

QUOTE (Ehill @ 07/12/2012, 06:06 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Tough one.

Probably Louis Thereoux and Micheal Palin.
Matt Damon for eye candy.  No idea if anything intelligent would come out of his mouth though.

But that leaves me with no females.  Hmmmm need a rethink.

I've seen Matt Damon in interviews. He's pretty switched on. Two for one he's eye candy AND engaging!

#21 niggles

Posted 07 December 2012 - 08:15 AM

I know who I would never invite - Dann Brown. I'd be too scared he'd use me for an experiment.

QUOTE (Jemstar @ 06/12/2012, 08:38 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Another vote for Stephen Fry, and I'd make him do a personal reading of Harry Potter for me.

The other two... Jack Davis (do they have to be living? If I can't have Jack Davis I would go with Archie Weller instead) and Margaret Atwood.


I'd like an invite to this dinner but I'd find Stephen Fry a little intimidating.

#22 unselfish

Posted 07 December 2012 - 08:19 AM

partner
our mutual friend
our mutual friend's new girlfriend we haven't met yet

#23 livvie7586

Posted 07 December 2012 - 08:21 AM

QUOTE (Jemstar @ 06/12/2012, 11:38 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Another vote for Stephen Fry, and I'd make him do a personal reading of Harry Potter for me.


I'm listening to the philosopher's stone atm, he does an amazing job reading it


My 3:

Alanis Morissette (although i would officially be speechless for the entire dinner)
Douglas Adams

third would be a toss up between Alan Rickman (just to listen to that voice) and Anne McCaffrey (who from all accounts i've heard about was an absolutely lovely person)

#24 Bel Rowley

Posted 07 December 2012 - 08:23 AM

Joss Whedon
John Irving
Christiane Amanpour

#25 seayork2002

Posted 07 December 2012 - 08:28 AM

Stephen Fry
David Attenborough

is all I can think of at the moment




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