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Redrum_69
09-30-2008, 09:52 AM
Who was your idol? Maybe it was an athlete, celebrity, maybe a high school teacher, parents, grandparents, etc etc...

FAX
09-30-2008, 09:54 AM
My mom.

FAX

KCJohnny
09-30-2008, 09:54 AM
My idols were Johnny Unitas, Lenny Dawson, Brian Wilson and John Lennon. To this day I deeply respect Lenny Dawson and I am a student of Brian Wilson's genius.

gblowfish
09-30-2008, 09:55 AM
Childhood: Harry Truman
High School: George Brett
College: Elvis Costello
Adult Life: Larry Stewart (Secret Santa)

Reerun_KC
09-30-2008, 09:56 AM
My mom.

FAX
Your mom.....

Nevermind, I got nothing....

Radar Chief
09-30-2008, 09:59 AM
Kenny Roberts.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kenny_Roberts

Donger
09-30-2008, 10:02 AM
Not applicable.

HemiEd
09-30-2008, 10:06 AM
I have never really been into idolizing people. But I would say, I fanticized about the lifes of two guys. It would have been a toss up between Don Garlits and Ronnie Sox.

old_geezer
09-30-2008, 10:06 AM
As a kid - Ted Williams

As I got older - my father. I have never met a harder working man in my life and he would do anything to help out a neighbor or friend. He was the perfect example of how a Christian (or anyone else for that matter) should lead his life; by example.

Mr. Plow
09-30-2008, 10:06 AM
http://i76.photobucket.com/albums/j30/kimtassstic/MrT15.jpg

Dartgod
09-30-2008, 10:07 AM
70's Teen idol, Bobby Sherman.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bobby_Sherman

Frazod
09-30-2008, 10:10 AM
George Brett and Captain Kirk.

morphius
09-30-2008, 10:18 AM
I didn't ever feel the need to raise anyone to idol or hero status, just tried to pick the best of everyone I knew.

Dicky McElephant
09-30-2008, 10:19 AM
Joe Montana and Batman

Molitoth
09-30-2008, 10:19 AM
Bo Jackson then Barry Sanders...

now I'm too old to idolize.

CoMoChief
09-30-2008, 10:20 AM
George Brett, The Rock (lol ....i know) , Now I don't really have one that I can think of.

Maybe Pac Man Jones?

Rain Man
09-30-2008, 10:22 AM
Otis Taylor until I was about 10. After that, I just ran the streets and had no idols.

I must admit, though, that in high school I respected Malcolm Forbes for having fun with his money. I read an article that he had a chateau in France, and then he had a hot air balloon made where the balloon looked just like the chateau, and he would fly it when he wasn't cruising the world in his yacht with his pet monkey, and I thought, "Now here's a good role model."

Goapics1
09-30-2008, 10:23 AM
Hugh Heffner

Mr. Arrowhead
09-30-2008, 10:24 AM
Derrick Thomas

Fairplay
09-30-2008, 10:24 AM
I am in the process of building a shrine to either Obama or Palin, undecided right now.

seclark
09-30-2008, 10:25 AM
my grandfather. wwII normandy. never said a word about what he saw or did.

when he got older and sick, i'd stay w/him in the hospital. he'd have terrible nightmares and would try to rip all the tubes off him so he could get to his "fox hole". my grandmother explained that he had the nightmares from the time he came back from the war. they were so bad she couldn't sleep w/him because he'd wake up choking her. they had to sleep in separate beds.

great man.
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Rain Man
09-30-2008, 10:25 AM
Joe Montana and Batman

Joe Montana IS Batman.

luv
09-30-2008, 10:35 AM
Since this is a Redrum thread, the following is probably the response he would expect from me.

Ashlyn Gere.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ashlyn_Gere

MOhillbilly
09-30-2008, 10:43 AM
my family. they are good, tough ,smart ,honest people.

Simply Red
09-30-2008, 10:44 AM
.

Redrum_69
09-30-2008, 10:45 AM
I would have to say I had a few people I idolized. My parents would be the top, but also included was my godfather, a junior high and high school biology teacher, and our neighbor (who turned 100 in 1995 but then later passed away in the winter of that year) are a few that come to mind.

Redrum_69
09-30-2008, 10:47 AM
Since this is a Redrum thread, the following is probably the response he would expect from me.

Ashlyn Gere.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ashlyn_Gere



well, actually, I was thinking I would get a truthful expression from you, or from anyone else on this thread.

CoMoChief
09-30-2008, 10:54 AM
Derrick Thomas

Sweet!!!!! Derrick Thomas 58 5 wives 8 kids

Dicky McElephant
09-30-2008, 10:55 AM
Joe Montana IS Batman.

That's why they are never in the same place at the same time! It all makes sense now. :doh!:

Radar Chief
09-30-2008, 10:55 AM
.

Well, well, well. Lil’Alex. Long time no videy, droog.

Iowanian
09-30-2008, 11:00 AM
3 of my uncles and my granddad.

I wasn't able to fully appreciate my dad until I got a little older and realized just how much that guy knows.

Iowanian
09-30-2008, 11:02 AM
Not applicable.


Its OK Donger. No one will make fun of you for saying Captain Kangaroo.

boogblaster
09-30-2008, 11:05 AM
A couple ole-farts in town when I was young, they worked on cars and etc. they taught me alot... Later I guess Joe Willie he had a swagger plus bitches and could play the QB position well... After that I worked protection for some powerful men I admired but really not a idolism ....

Donger
09-30-2008, 11:08 AM
Its OK Donger. No one will make fun of you for saying Captain Kangaroo.

British kids didn't/don't have idols. "Look, you're British, so scale it down a bit."

luv
09-30-2008, 11:08 AM
When I was little, it was my roller skating instructor (I used to compete). In high school, it was my Business/Accounting teacher. As an adult, it's definitely my dad.

Rain Man
09-30-2008, 11:09 AM
British kids didn't/don't have idols. "Look, you're British, so scale it down a bit."

It was Prince Andrew and you know it. Fess up.

Donger
09-30-2008, 11:09 AM
It was Prince Andrew and you know it. Fess up.

Is that the gay/acting one?

Bill Parcells
09-30-2008, 11:09 AM
Thurman Munson

Bill Parcells
09-30-2008, 11:10 AM
It was Prince Andrew and you know it. Fess up.

ROFL

Iowanian
09-30-2008, 11:12 AM
British kids didn't/don't have idols. "Look, you're British, so scale it down a bit."

Bbbb bb bB BUT DAD DAY! Mista Bean is such a Chaaaaaahrming chap, I adooooowah him

Donger
09-30-2008, 11:21 AM
Bbbb bb bB BUT DAD DAY! Mista Bean is such a Chaaaaaahrming chap, I adooooowah him

Okay, okay. It was Rasputin. I had issues, yes.

rambleonthruthefog
09-30-2008, 11:25 AM
barry sanders
walter payton

Donger
09-30-2008, 11:27 AM
If Planeteers were World War Two aircraft, who would be which aircraft?

ChiTown
09-30-2008, 11:29 AM
George Brett.

Although, I doubt I'd piss on the guy if he was burning into flames today.

Frankie
09-30-2008, 11:30 AM
Who was your idol growing up?

My uncle (mom's brother). He still is. He was so suave and cool. I can't believe he is 83 now.

Frazod
09-30-2008, 11:30 AM
George Brett.

Although, I doubt I'd piss on the guy if he was burning into flames today.

:spock:

Did George Brett come to your house and piss in your Wheaties this morning?

Donger
09-30-2008, 11:31 AM
:spock:

Did George Brett come to your house and piss in your Wheaties this morning?

B-29

seclark
09-30-2008, 11:32 AM
If Planeteers were World War Two aircraft, who would be which aircraft?

i'm a fokker!
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Donger
09-30-2008, 11:34 AM
i'm a fokker!
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Wrong! Junkers. JU-88

KCrockaholic
09-30-2008, 11:34 AM
walter payton, he still is...

Rain Man
09-30-2008, 11:35 AM
Dibs on the B-17 Flying Fortress.


And yes, I left you on the runway.

ChiTown
09-30-2008, 11:35 AM
:spock:

Did George Brett come to your house and piss in your Wheaties this morning?

No.

The unfortunate part of growing up is that some day, you might actually get to meet your idol when you become an adult. I've had that opportunity on more than one occasion. Let's just say, when the camera's are off, he's a little less appealing to me. Matter of fact, he's downright deplorable, imo.

Skip Towne
09-30-2008, 11:35 AM
A couple ole-farts in town when I was young, they worked on cars and etc. they taught me alot... Later I guess Joe Willie he had a swagger plus bitches and could play the QB position well... After that I worked protection for some powerful men I admired but really not a idolism ....

Mafia?

Donger
09-30-2008, 11:36 AM
Dibs on the B-17 Flying Fortress.


And yes, I left you on the runway.

Mosquito, recce version.

Frazod
09-30-2008, 11:41 AM
No.

The unfortunate part of growing up is that some day, you might actually get to meet your idol when you become an adult. I've had that opportunity on more than one occasion. Let's just say, when the camera's are off, he's a little less appealing to me. Matter of fact, he's downright deplorable, imo.

Oh.

Yeah, I've heard stories about him - mostly unflattering.

Probably just as well I never met him or Shatner.

seclark
09-30-2008, 11:45 AM
Wrong! Junkers. JU-88

???

Rain Man
09-30-2008, 11:45 AM
Mosquito, recce version.

That's probably more accurate.

Iowanian
09-30-2008, 11:47 AM
If Planeteers were World War Two aircraft, who would be which aircraft?


P-51!!! CADILLAC OF THE SKY!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Donger
09-30-2008, 11:49 AM
P-51!!! CADILLAC OF THE SKY!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Close, but not quite. P-47. No question.

Rain Man
09-30-2008, 11:53 AM
I read an interesting bit of World War II trivia a couple of days ago. In all of World War II, there was one fatality on a blimp.

Allied forces used blimps as convoy escorts because they could stay up for a long time and, unlike aircraft, traveled slow enough to spot U-boats but fast enough to circle the convoys. One U-boat managed to shoot down a blimp, and while nine of the crew members survived, one died. He was the only blimp casualty of the war.

Donger
09-30-2008, 12:22 PM
"I hope a plane attempts a loop over your house, stalls, and then crash lands in your backyard...you hijacking thread terrorist mccain voting gas guzzling oil whore"

Ju-87.

cmh6476
09-30-2008, 12:23 PM
kevin seitzer

ottawa_chiefs_fan
09-30-2008, 12:24 PM
Angus Young - still is...

Redrum_69
09-30-2008, 12:33 PM
"I hope a plane attempts a loop over your house, stalls, and then crash lands in your backyard...you hijacking thread terrorist mccain voting gas guzzling oil whore"

Ju-87.



wow, thats hostile.

who in their right mind would have left such a rep like that?

WilliamTheIrish
09-30-2008, 12:39 PM
1) My Mom.

2)Any of the great Chiefs. Otis, Buck, Bobby Bell, Emmitt.

3)Steve Busby, Jim Wohlford, George.

Don't have those same feelings now about any player.

Coach
09-30-2008, 12:39 PM
If Planeteers were World War Two aircraft, who would be which aircraft?

P-51

Donger
09-30-2008, 12:39 PM
wow, thats hostile.

who in their right mind would have left such a rep like that?

I didn't think it was hostile. It seemed funny, to me anyway.

DT58HOF
09-30-2008, 12:53 PM
Derrick Thomas

me too, im a grown man and still to this day watch videos and read websites and stories about him and swell up with tears! i miss him and really to me it just shows superman was human, he was the greatest i have ever seen!!

BigRedChief
09-30-2008, 12:54 PM
Bob Gibson

DT58HOF
09-30-2008, 12:55 PM
1) My Mom.

2)Any of the great Chiefs. Otis, Buck, Bobby Bell, Emmitt.

3)Steve Busby, Jim Wohlford, George.

Don't have those same feelings now about any player.

just a quick question for a fellow Irishman, do you not have Derrick Thomas as a Chiefs Great? i mean i have him as the best KC CHIEF of ALL TIME, just wondering

seclark
09-30-2008, 01:06 PM
Bob Gibson

he autographed a baseball for me when i was a kid. grabbed it out of the dugout, signed it and handed it to me.

he was tough as nails.
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BigRedChief
09-30-2008, 01:15 PM
he autographed a baseball for me when i was a kid. grabbed it out of the dugout, signed it and handed it to me.

he was tough as nails.
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You know I grew up in Springfield, mo at a time when it was segragated economically and into "ours" and "theirs" part of towns. It wasn't a tolerant enviorment.

I got a lot of flack/trash talking from my buddies because my favoritwe player( Bob Gibson) was black. I said to then why do I care about that?

He's my favorite player not just because he's good but the way he pitched inside and didn't back down from no one. tough as nails. Why should I care that he's black? Whats that got to do with him being a pitcher?

Helped me realize that judging a man based on the color of his skin was asine. I always wanted to tell Bob Gibson that in person. He did make a difference in at least one little boys view of the world growing up.

blueballs
10-01-2008, 03:44 AM
Your mother is like water
why pay for it bottled
when it's free for all to tap

CHIEF4EVER
10-01-2008, 04:46 AM
Who was your idol? Maybe it was an athlete, celebrity, maybe a high school teacher, parents, grandparents, etc etc... Your Mom and your sister. They taught me everything I know about kinky sex.

Rooster
10-01-2008, 10:21 AM
Who was your idol? Maybe it was an athlete, celebrity, maybe a high school teacher, parents, grandparents, etc etc...

Carl Peterson

doomy3
10-01-2008, 11:24 AM
George Brett

PhillyChiefFan
10-01-2008, 11:44 AM
Cal Ripken, Jr. and DT

JuicesFlowing
10-01-2008, 01:52 PM
Mine was George Brett. I don't really follow baseball anymore.

Ebolapox
10-01-2008, 02:00 PM
henry louis aaron.

hammerin' hank.

tyton75
10-01-2008, 02:17 PM
Gino Schraldi (sp?) of the KC Comets

went to a couple of his soccer camps as a little kid.. the guy was/is awesome

mlyonsd
10-01-2008, 02:19 PM
Y. A. Tittle

djrcmay
10-01-2008, 03:25 PM
ME!

barry_smilez20
10-01-2008, 11:11 PM
im debating between tony danza and barry sanders

barry_smilez20
10-01-2008, 11:18 PM
or gary glitter

POND_OF_RED
10-01-2008, 11:19 PM
MC Hammer

Count Alex's Losses
10-01-2008, 11:20 PM
Joe Montana
Bruce Campbell

barry_smilez20
10-01-2008, 11:24 PM
take it back- MJ

barry_smilez20
10-01-2008, 11:28 PM
no jon kitna

ChiefJustice
10-02-2008, 12:37 AM
Harrison Ford

Bruce Lee

George Brett


Btw:C-17 transport plane(I'm a lover not a fighter)

Count Alex's Losses
10-02-2008, 12:39 AM
Oh yeah, Harrison Ford, of course. Deep down inside, he turned me gay.

kcfan88
10-02-2008, 07:01 AM
Anybody remember Billy Jack? I thought he was cool as hell when I was a kid!

Sfeihc
10-02-2008, 07:12 AM
Bill Elliott

clyde05
10-03-2008, 01:31 AM
George Brett and Frank White

ClevelandBronco
10-03-2008, 01:54 AM
Several. They all turned out to be deeply flawed in areas of their lives that weren't the ones that made them heroes.

Such is the nature of humans.

badgirl
10-03-2008, 02:02 AM
I remember when I was young thinking Baretta was hot.

What the hell was I thinking??:shake:

My Dad was my hero is still is.