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Your Favourite Colours

Discussion in 'TRIBE Main Forum' started by Michlerish, Oct 14, 2005.

  1. Michlerish

    Michlerish Well-Known TRIBEr

    I've noticed that my colour of choice has definitely been changing over the years.

    When I was young, it was green. Throughout high school it was blue. After I moved to Toronto, it was red. For a little while it was orange, then another little while it was white. Now it's back to green.

    I was thinking about this today, and my favourite colour seems correlated with my emotions at different stages of my life.

    Has this happened to you? What is was your favourite colour as a child, and what is you favourite colour now? What was your childhood like, and what are your thoughts/emotions now?
     
  2. deevah

    deevah TRIBE Member

    < 6 yrs old = RED. All my shoes that i made my mother buy were red
    6-12 = pretty in pink
    teenage yrs = dressed in all black like the omen
    tweens = purple
    now = back to pink and still down w/ purple
     
  3. lucky1

    lucky1 TRIBE Member

    Blue has always been my favorite colour as long as I can remember
     
  4. The Watcher

    The Watcher TRIBE Member

    Blue!

    Sky Blue actually. I love it when the sky becomes that gloriously bright and clear blue.

    yay blue
     
  5. Crazlegs

    Crazlegs TRIBE Member

    Blue all the way ........ it's always been about the blue!
     
  6. Michlerish

    Michlerish Well-Known TRIBEr

    I guess I'm thinking this could be a good thesis for psych (just for fun)... your favourite colour is a good indicator of how you feel about your life.

    But then I guess we'd have to establish universal "meanings" about certain colours.

    And I have no idea what those are for pink or purple.
     
  7. lucky1

    lucky1 TRIBE Member

    I know the shade you're talking about.. I painted several old bedrooms that very colour. I love it too.. it's not a baby blue its a vibrant light blue that makes you feel so good to be around... callming, yet invigorating
     
  8. deevah

    deevah TRIBE Member

    pink = tranquilizing, research suggested that pink makes people calm and soft-hearted.

    purple = sexual frustration, is the color for royalties. It stands for luxury, wealth, and sophistication. It is also the color of passion, romance and sensitivity.
     
  9. Michlerish

    Michlerish Well-Known TRIBEr

    I thought blue meant deep, sad, thoughtful, and/or depressing.


    Those of you who say your favourite colour has always been blue; I know you may say your favourite colour has been blue, but if you thought about it, does it seem like you've favoured other colours at certain times? Not including following the current styles.

    For example, was there a time when you just happened to buy a lot of yellow clothes, and paint a room yellow?
     
  10. I_bRAD

    I_bRAD TRIBE Member

    Purple is also the official colour of mountain biking in 1989
     
  11. SolChild

    SolChild TRIBE Promoter

    PMS 299
     
  12. deevah

    deevah TRIBE Member

    blue is a calming colour

    i did a speech on this in Gr 5 and don't remember much but there are some articles around on the psychology of colour. There are physiological affects associated w/ certain colours. Eg. red will increase heartrate, blue/green will slow it down.
     
  13. Michlerish

    Michlerish Well-Known TRIBEr


    So do you feel this correlates with those periods in your life?
     
  14. Krzysiu

    Krzysiu TRIBE Member

    my has always been green...

    I look better in blue but prefer green.
     
  15. supakeli

    supakeli TRIBE Member

    Mine was blue for the longest time.
    Just in the past couple of years it switched to green.

    Green and yellow together is my favorite.
     
  16. The Watcher

    The Watcher TRIBE Member

    I like bright colors... I wear alot of Red, but mostly Blue, Navy Blue, Black, White and Gray.

    I drive a Bright Yellow car though..

    But Blue has always been my "Favorite"

    Maybe it's because I'm hyperactive and it calms me down?

    It's definitely not because I'm depressed or anything, I'm Mr. HappyPants.
     
  17. deevah

    deevah TRIBE Member

    sure i guess so

    when i was a pre-teen, it was all about crushes, romantic love, innocent notions on life

    my tween being stuck in a university where i knew none of the guys i was meeting were long-term material, dating a guy that was totally bad for me - FUCK YA i was sexually frustrated

    and i guess as of recent - i've been with a guy for a few yrs, happy and giddy in love, back comes the pink.
     
  18. octo

    octo TRIBE Member

    blue has always been my favourite colour.

    at one point i realised all my clothes were shades of blue and gray.

    here's colorgenics test if you want to kill some time

    http://www.colorgenics.com/sps/index.cfm
     
  19. octo

    octo TRIBE Member

    BTW blue is a popular colour because it compliments many skin tones.
     
  20. Bastet

    Bastet TRIBE Member

    PURPLE

    a really selfish ~ it's my favorite colour ~ kind of purple
     
  21. supakeli

    supakeli TRIBE Member

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  23. Rataxès

    Rataxès TRIBE Member

    4 out of 5 sociopaths agree that Orange is da' bomb.

    /wish I had invested in the [COLOR] tag before this thread
     
  24. grumblegirl

    grumblegirl TRIBE Member

    boo. it's broken.

    ah well - as ^^ said - orange is where it's at. and has been since i was a little kid.

    [tho pink makes me grin a lot too.]
     
  25. Rataxès

    Rataxès TRIBE Member

    Pink makes birthday shopping difficult for me.
     

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