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Friday 5 for January 30: Interruptions

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  1. How regularly do you get interrupted at work, and how well do you handle it?
  2. What was the occasion the last time a TV program you were watching was interrupted by breaking news?
  3. Whose flow did you most recently interrupt, and what was so important?
  4. How easily does your train of thought get interrupted?
  5. What’s something in your life that could use some interrupting?

Thanks for participating, and have a wonderful SQUIRREL!

Friday 5 for January 23: Inflation

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Sorry I’m late. Hectic week.

  1. What are your thoughts on balloons?
  2. What has anyone said recently to inflate your ego?
  3. What’s something that recently let the wind out of your sails?
  4. What inflatable items do you have in your home?
  5. Besides gasoline (because we’re all pleasantly surprised by that), what’s something whose price has been a surprise?

Thanks for participating, and have a breezy weekend!

Friday 5 for January 16: Home Is Where the Hearth Is

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  1. What is your approach to dealing with (or preventing) clutter?
  2. What kinds of (tangible) things do you seem to have an unreasonable time letting go of?
  3. If you could start completely over with your existing living space (and money were only a slight limitation), how would you make it more suited to you and your lifestyle?
  4. How many standalone small kitchen appliances do you own, and how many do you use regularly?
  5. What does your current living space really need more of?

Thanks for participating, and have a wonderful weekend!

Friday 5 for January 9: Song Stuff

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I’m feeling musical. Sorry if some of these have been asked in other memes.

  1. What’s a song that reminds you of your parents?
  2. What’s a song that makes you think of food?
  3. What’s a memorable song from a movie soundtrack?
  4. What was your favorite song from 2014?
  5. What are your favorite songs for when you’re behind the wheel?

Thanks for participating, and before you answer number 5, have you at least considered “Jessica” by the Allman Brothers Band?

Friday 5 for January 2: Beside Ourselves

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  1. Besides cookies, muffins, and ice cream, what’s something chocolate chips are good in?
  2. Besides official holidays and your birthday, what’s the best day of the year?
  3. Besides toilet paper and pantry items, what’s something in your house you make sure never to run out of?
  4. Besides relatives, teachers, and coaches, who gave you the most memorable advice growing up?
  5. Besides junk mail, subscriptions, greeting cards, and stuff you ordered online, what’s something great that came in the mail recently?

Thanks for participating, and happy happy happy new year!

Friday 5 for December 26: Big Latin

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  1. Ad infinitum is Latin for “to forever.” What’s something in your life that continues ad infinitum?
  2. What’s something (mostly) only fellow alumni know about one of your alma maters?
  3. In what way did you carpe diem today (or yesterday, if you’re doing this early)?
  4. In flagrante delicto means “in a blazing wrong” or “while the crime is blazing.” What’s something you remember being caught red-handed perpetrating?
  5. What is so far your magnum opus (great work; masterpiece)?

Thanks for participating, and may you memento vivere this weekend, and may the veritas be in vino!

Friday 5 for December 19: All I Need is a Miracle

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  1. When has something miraculous or seemingly miraculous happened to you or someone you know?
  2. When were you last part of an amazing coincidence?
  3. What have you recently accomplished against magnificent odds?
  4. In what way this week has luck been in your favor?
  5. What was the last outcome you consciously decided to leave up to chance?

Thanks for participating, and may the odds be ever in your favor this weekend!

Friday 5 for December 12: Likely Story

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  1. You are awake at 2:30 in the morning on a work night (or school night). What is the most likely reason?
  2. Time Magazine says you are a candidate for 2014’s Person of the Year. What is the most likely reason?
  3. Your hometown is naming a geographical or civil landmark after you, as in Mary’s Creek or David’s Corner. What is the most likely name of this spot?
  4. Your best friend from high school calls to ask a favor. What is the most likely nature of the favor?
  5. Twenty-four hours from now, you’ve got a great smile on your face. What is the most likely reason for this smile?

Thanks for participating, and have a magnificent weekend!

Friday 5 for December 5: Shenanigans

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  1. What’s a memorable prank you were involved in, either as perpetrator, victim, or witness?
  2. When did you last fool someone into believing something untrue?
  3. What was a secret you accidentally let slip?
  4. What’s a memorable thing you did when you should have been at work or school?
  5. What’s a nice thing you did anonymously for someone?

Thanks for participating, and have a mischievous weekend!

Friday 5 for November 28: Sarcasm

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  1. What are you sarcastically thankful for today?
  2. What are you sarcastically looking forward to this weekend?
  3. What’s something that’s sarcastically given you a sense of accomplishment lately?
  4. What will you sarcastically do to better yourself in the next few days?
  5. Do you agree with Jon Cryer who said, “Sarcasm is lost in print” and Megan Fox who said, “Sarcasm doesn’t translate in print at all?”

Thanks a LOT for participating, and I hope you have a WOOOOOOOOONderful weekend!

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