(Closed) If you could invite any 5 people to dinner who would you choose?

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Post # 2
613 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: November 2014 - Historic cinema

1. Audrey Hepburn

2. Cary Grant

3. Ann Miller

4. Lucille Ball

5. Gypsy Rose Lee

As you can see, I love my classic films (and burlesque)!

Post # 3
369 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: May 2015

My first four guests would be:

Cyrus the Great

Alexander the Great


Genghis Khan

I love history and I’m drooling at the thought of being able to listen to the conversation should any of these men – who all forged great empires – ever themselves in the same room. Just the stories they would be able to tell about their personal and political lives, and military accounts etc. Plus all the hypothetical dick-measuring of whose empire is better would just be funny.

The last guest would be George R.R. Martin, and I will hold him hostage until he tells me how the book series end and who Jon Snow’s mother is

Post # 5
324 posts
Helper bee

Mine would be

Leonardo da Vinci

Anne Boleyn

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Marie Antoinette (she would bring cake)

Leonardo DiCaprio



Post # 6
474 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: December 2014

My guest would include: 

William the Conqueror

Eleanor of Aquitaine

Richard the III

Duchess Cecily Neville of York

Matilda Holy Roman Empress


As you can see I love historical figures and would love to meet these figures.


Post # 7
95 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: December 2014

My Guests would be:

Lucille ball

Eleanor Roosevelt

Jennifer Lawrence

Nikola Tesla

Freddy Mercury 

They are all across the spectrum but oh what a dinner it would be!

Post # 8
1246 posts
Bumble bee

Martin Luther King JR


Abraham Lincoln

Channing Tatum (Eye Candy)

Jennifer LAwrence (Comic Relief)


Post # 9
4376 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

Maxwell Perkins

Orson Scott Card

Neil Gaiman

Robin Williams

E.E. Cummings


Most literary, but I think it’d be an entertaining meal!

Post # 10
3111 posts
Sugar bee

Ummm…LOVE this thread…

1. Obama

2. Oprah Winfrey

3. Beyonce

4. Maya Angelo

5. Martin Luther King, Jr.


Could you imagine the conversations? OMG…

Post # 11
3111 posts
Sugar bee


Post # 12
9916 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2013

Julia Child to cook


Dorothy Parker

Louis Sachar

Jeanne Chall


Post # 13
1649 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: November 2015

justjade:  Just five?! Oh geeze. . .

1. Anne Boleyn – I am obsessed with the Tudor dynasty of Britain and my favorite personality from that time period is Queen Anne Boleyn. She just absolutely fascinates me.

2. Pope Francis – he is a genuinely compassionate man and has a wonderful attitude towards life. I no longer follow Catholicism, but I think he would have a ton of interesting insights about modern day issues and solutions.

3. Harriet Tubman – she must have some seriously awesome stories about the Underground Railroad. I would absolutely love to sit down with her and just listen to her tell her story.

4. Edgar Allan Poe – because I am a HUGE Poe fanatic! Seriously, this would be a dream come true.

5. My Fiance – because I want to share this experience with him. 🙂

(And if I could invite my Fiance and still invite another person, then I would choose Dietrich Bonhoeffer – a pacifist and German Preacher who put aside his personal beliefs and was executed for taking part in a plot to kill Hitler during WWII; he felt that taking one life to save many was worth dying for and he is a personal hero of mine)

Post # 14
2439 posts
Buzzing bee

Elizabeth I–an amazing woman. Just amazing

Richard Armitage–eye candy supreme

George Washington

Henry VIII



Post # 15
1995 posts
Buzzing bee


Katharine Hepburn

Thomas Mann

Friedrich Nietzsche

Igor Stravinsky

Luchino Visconti

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