What is Your Favorite Color?

What is Your Favorite Color?

  • Red

    Votes: 14 14.7%
  • Blue

    Votes: 26 27.4%
  • Brown

    Votes: 1 1.1%
  • Yellow

    Votes: 1 1.1%
  • Purple

    Votes: 12 12.6%
  • Pink

    Votes: 1 1.1%
  • Black

    Votes: 10 10.5%
  • White

    Votes: 2 2.1%
  • Green

    Votes: 11 11.6%
  • Grey

    Votes: 4 4.2%
  • Orange

    Votes: 8 8.4%
  • Other

    Votes: 5 5.3%

  • Total voters
    95

~Shard~

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Well, from my searching through the Forums, it appears as though this question hasn’t been asked for a few years now (last thread I could find was this one). So, since we have a significant number of new members since the last time this was asked, I thought I’d ask the question again to see what the responses would be like!

So, what is your favorite color, and more importantly, why? Just a warning upfront that I’m sure any one-word responses will probably just get removed as spam/useless posts, so a brief explanation would be helpful for all involved. ;) :)
 

Sushi7

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Jan 26, 2006
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Hi,

Your right this is an important thread. My favourite color is red because its the color of love and passion for me. When I see red, I feel like there is something special going on. Alot of my friends think its weird but its not to me.

Sushi7 ;)
 

stridey

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Jan 21, 2005
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Sushi7 said:
Hi,

Your right this is an important thread. My favourite color is red because its the color of love and passion for me. When I see red, I feel like there is something special going on. Alot of my friends think its weird but its not to me.

Sushi7 ;)
You must have loved American Beauty.

I could never pick a favorite color. Even from very early in childhood, people would try to ask me, and I'd never know. They're all just colors to me; I mean, I guess I could pick "puke" as a least favorite, but no one color has ever stood above the rest for me. *shrug*
 

Sushi7

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Jan 26, 2006
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Hi,

wow, that was a good right guess! Yes I did love American Beauty..

Sushi7 ;)
 

~Shard~

macrumors P6
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Oh, and I guess I should post my favorite color as well. :eek:

It's RED. For me, red symbolizes action, confidence, courage and vitality. Interestingly enough, reserach states that red is the color most chosen by extroverts and one of the top picks of males, which describes me perfectly on both counts! ;) :cool:

Here is a cool analysis I found for the color red, which sheds some insight on possibly why it is my favorite color in some aspects:

Red is the color of fire and blood, so it is associated with energy, war, danger, strength, power, determination as well as passion, desire, and love.

Red is a very emotionally intense color. It enhances human metabolism, increases respiration rate, and raises blood pressure. It has very high visibility, which is why stop signs, stoplights, and fire equipment are usually painted red. In heraldry, red is used to indicate courage. It is a color found in many national flags.

Red brings text and images to the foreground. Use it as an accent color to stimulate people to make quick decisions; it is a perfect color for 'Buy Now' or 'Click Here' buttons on Internet banners and websites. In advertising, red is often used to evoke erotic feelings (red lips, red nails, red-light districts, 'Lady in Red', etc). Red is widely used to indicate danger (high voltage signs, traffic lights). This color is also commonly associated with energy, so you can use it when promoting energy drinks, games, cars, items related to sports and high physical activity.
 

iBlue

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Mar 17, 2005
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red

seems to be a popular choice thus far, i'm kind of surprised by that actually. not sure why but red has always just been an appealing color to me.

and no comments about my name being Blue, that is my parents' fault.
:p
 

Lyle

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Jun 11, 2003
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My favorite color has always been blue (pale blues, not bright or navy blue, to be more specific). It's just a soothing color to me, I guess that's why I like it.
 

devilot

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May 1, 2005
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Red for me, too. I've always loved red... red cars, red clothes, red jewels... red lips (on most women)...

Doesn't hurt that Chinese/Lunar New Year's is coming up. :D
 

dobbin

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Jan 28, 2002
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I used to like green but now purple is probably my favourite because it is the colour of the University I went to (Durham) and I associate it with good times.
 

zelmo

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Jul 3, 2004
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Purple, all the way. Others may come and go, but purple is a constant. I can't say what it is about the color, but it has always been my favorite [at least, as long as I've actually had a favorite].

Of late, I've also really been into greys and silvers, mostly for my electronic gear.
 

Malfoy

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Nov 1, 2005
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Black.

Cars:
Look great in black
Get a sleek car in black with limo tints, he's maintaining low profile yet is the sweetest thing on the road.

Clothes:
Black always looks good.
You always wonder about the person sporting all black (not talking about the gothies, we all wonder about them in different way:) ) Wearing all of any other color usually has people wondering in a bad way. Except when you are attending P diddy's white parties, then you blend in.

Symbolism:
Mystery and Power.
Majority fears the darkness and the mystery that accompanies it.
You see the fleet of black vehicles go by and you think either someone died or something big is going down.

I could go on and on, about the coolness of black but I think most get the idea.
 

fistful

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Mar 29, 2004
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Socan
Lately it's been green, a more earthy olive green to be more specific. Other shades of green, not so much.
 

mdavey

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Nov 1, 2005
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Purple?

For those that replied "purple", do you mean indigo or violet?

For me, it is indigo. A bright, vivid indigo. This is close.

My second favourite colour is International Klein Blue or Ultramarine or electric blue.

My favourite colour used to be green when I was younger.
 

Melkor

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Oct 12, 2005
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Orange but I don't really know why though. Orange food usually tastes good. Except cheese, I hate cheese.
 

~Shard~

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Mitthrawnuruodo said:
The quality of polls are really going downhill, I must say... :p
Hey, at least it's better than the MacPolls "daily" polls which change once a week! :eek: :p ;) :D

Some interesting responses so far, thanks guys!

And iBlue, now I know why you have red as well as blue in your avatar design - makes perfect sense!

mad jew said:
I'm always wanting more blue action.
Nice one! We also would have accepted, "I don't mind feeling blue..." :cool:
 

floriflee

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Blue is the color for me. Any shade of blue will pretty much do it, but darker blues are usually my favorite. I like it because it is very calming and cool. Not to mention that I think I look good in blue... ;)
 

~Shard~

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Doctor Q said:
I vote for "clear".
I thought 12 options would be enough, but there are always ones you never think about... :p ;)

CubaTBird said:
more of a teal guy myself.. har har.:cool:
Sorry, I should have made it so you could vote for more than one color - that way you could have voted for green and blue, which would essentially be the same as teal. ;)