Saturday, November 22, 2014

Saturday 9

The Main Event

Welcome to Saturday: 9. What we've committed to our readers is that we will post 9 questions every Saturday. Sometimes the post will have a theme, and at other times the questions will be totally unrelated. Those weeks we do "random questions," so-to-speak. We encourage you to visit other participants posts and leave a comment. Because we don't have any rules, it is your choice. We hate rules. We love memes, however, and here is today's meme!

Saturday 9: The Main Event (1979)

Unfamiliar with this week's tune? Hear it here.

1) This is the theme from a romantic comedy set against the backdrop of boxing. Sam admits she's not crazy about boxing. What about you? Do you enjoy boxing, martial arts or wrestling? I don't care for boxing or wrestling. Martial arts can be fun to watch

2) If you went to a dance club on a Saturday night in 1979 or 1980, you might well have danced to this. What are your plans for this Saturday night? Hanging out at home, we have freezing rain in the forecast so not going anywhere.

3) Gilda Radner was one of the original Saturday Night Live performers and in 1979, she parlayed her TV popularity into her own one-woman show on Broadway. Who is your all time favorite SNL cast member? I don't have any, I never watch SNL

4) Sally Little and Nancy Lopez were at the top of the LPGA in 1979. Do you golf? does the occasional trips to mini golf count???

5) The movie The Main Event co-starred Ryan O'Neal. He is better known for Love Story, and saying the line, "Love means never having to say you're sorry." When did you last apologize? Tuesday when I found out some horrible news pertaining to a family member

6) O'Neal got his big break on the nighttime soap opera, Peyton Place. He played Rodney Harrington, the handsome golden boy that all the girls dreamed of dating. Tell us about your big high school crush. He was a tall, dark, handsome all around sports guy.....

7) In researching this week's Saturday 9, Sam discovered that The Main Event is a popular name for sports bars all across the country. Do you enjoy sitting at the bar or do you look for a booth or table? Not really into bars, but if I do go.. I prefer a booth

8) The Mane Event was the salon Sam went to for years. She switched when it got too hard to get Saturday appointments. As a consumer, what's more important to you -- convenience or price? convenience

9) More than 50 years after her first million-selling album, Streisand recently had a #1 hit with her current CD, Partners. What's the last song you bought/downloaded? The River by Steve Rodgers



  1. We've got a rainy forecast for today, too. Not freezing thank god but still makes for a BLEH day!

  2. We've got some nasty weather headed our way, too. Wind and cold. Yuck!

  3. I'm not a big fan of bars either. Tonight at the banquet I'll have my usual, club soda with a dash of cranberry juice and a lime.

  4. Freezing rain! Blah! I hope your forecast is wrong, but that is definitely a good reason to stay home.

  5. I think that we are all voting for convenience today :)


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