Friday 5 for April 13: Cutting Costs

Hello, and welcome to this week’s installment of the Friday 5!

Before we show you this week’s questions, we at the Friday 5 would like to send our prayers for a regular Friday 5er who is scheduled to undergo surgery this week (we really do read all your responses when you leave us your links!). Now that you’ll be getting one month off, there’ll be no excuse for missing a 5, right? 🙂

Please copy these questions to your online journal. Answer the questions there, then leave a comment below telling us where we can read your responses. Feel free to copy your answers in the comments, and don’t forget to link us!

  1. When money’s a bit tight, how do you cut costs in keeping yourself fed?
  2. When money’s a bit tight, how do you cut costs in keeping yourself entertained?
  3. When money’s a bit tight, how do you cut costs in other areas of your life?
  4. When money’s a bit tight, what do you do to keep your spirits up?
  5. When money’s a bit tight, what are some things you refuse to sacrifice?

Thanks for participating, and have a rich weekend!

Friday 5 for April 6: A Method to this Madness

Here are this week’s Friday 5!  Please copy the questions to your online journal.  Answer the questions there.  Leave a comment below, telling us where we can find your answers.  Feel free to copy your answers in your comment, too!  Don’t forget to link us from your journal!

  1. What’s your routine when you sit down to read a newspaper?
  2. When you fire up your web-browser on a typical day, what’s your browsing routine?
  3. It’s time to tidy up your living space!  In what order do you normally tackle things?
  4. Holy cow!  It’s time to start thinking about Christmas shopping!  How do approach this annual, sometimes-daunting task?
  5. What’s your method for paying bills?

Thanks for participating, and have a tasty weekend!

Friday 5 for March 30: Advice, Please!

Haaaaaaaaaappy Friday commentors and lurkers and all the ships at sea!  Heeeeere’s your Friday 5 for March 30!  Please copy these questions to your online journal, answering the questions there.  Then leave a comment below telling us where we can see your responses.  Don’t forget to link us from your journal, and feel free to copy your answers in the comments!

  1. What specific advice would you give to someone moving into your neighborhood?
  2. What specific advice would you give to someone beginning a job at your workplace (or attending school where you study, or, if you’re neither a student nor employed, doing whatever it is you do with your days)?
  3. What specific advice would you give to someone who wants to begin an online journal or blog?
  4. What specific advice would you give to someone who wants to take up a hobby you’re really into?
  5. What specific advice would you give to someone who wants to marry your closest, unmarried friend?

Thanks for playing!  Have fun, and have a wisdom-filled weekend!

Friday 5 for March 23: How’s It?

Here are the 5 for this week. Please copy the questions to your online journal and answer the questions there. Then leave a comment below, telling us where to find your answers. Feel free to copy your answers in the comment, too. And don’t forget to link us!

  1. How’s your car running?
  2. How’s your blood pressure?
  3. How’s work (or school)?
  4. How’s 2007 so far?
  5. How’s your hair?

Thanks for playing, and have a beautiful weekend!

Friday 5 for March 16: Manners

Here are this week’s 5! Please copy the questions to your online journal and answer them there. Then leave a comment below, telling us where we may view your answers. Don’t forget to link us from your journal!

  1. What’s something that’s generally considered bad manners that you don’t think is a big deal?
  2. What’s something you think should be considered good manners that you don’t think most people pay any attention to?
  3. In what way are you especially well-mannered?
  4. In what way are you especially ill-mannered?
  5. If you owned a beautiful, enormous house high upon a hill, what would you name your manor?

Thanks for participating, and have a civilized weekend!

Friday 5 for March 9: Condiments

Here are this week’s 5!  Please copy these questions to your online journal and answer the questions there.  Then leave a comment below telling us where we can read your responses.  Feel free to copy your responses in your comment, and don’t forget to link us from your journal!

  1. What do you like on a hot dog?
  2. What do you like on a hamburger?
  3. What do you like on a baked potato?
  4. What do you like on a slice of toast?
  5. What do you like in a cup of coffee or tea?

Thanks for participating, and have a syrupy, mayonnaisey, ketchupy weekend!

Friday 5 for March 2: Otters

Hey! Here are this week’s Friday 5! Please copy the questions to your online journal and answer them there. Then, leave us a comment below telling us where to find your answers! Don’t forget to link us from your journal!

  1. How do you feel about teeter-totters?
  2. What is something you otter get done this weekend?
  3. Who’s someone who seemed normal when you first met but got odder and odder as you got to know him or her?
  4. Thinking of your mother: What’s something that always awed her?
  5. What is your favorite small, furry, non-domesticated animal?

Thanks for playing, and have a warm and fuzzy weekend!

Friday 5 for February 23: Synchronicity

In honor of the reunion of the Police (ask an older sister if you don’t know), here are this week’s Friday 5!  You don’t have to know a thing about the Police to answer the questions, of course.  We wouldn’t do that.

As always, please copy the questions to your online journal.  Answer the questions there, then leave a comment below telling us where we may read your responses.  Feel free to copy your answers in the comments, and don’t forget to link us from your journal!

  1. Who’s got you wrapped around his or her finger?
  2. What’s as easy to learn as your ABCs?
  3. Whose destiny is to be the king (or queen) of pain?
  4. Who would you like not to stand so close to you?
  5. Which animals’ stings have you experienced?

Thanks for participating, and have a de doo doo doo de dah dah dah weekend!

Friday 5 for February 16: Report Card

Here are this week’s Friday 5! Please copy these questions to your online journal. Answer the questions there, then leave a comment below telling us where to find your answers. You may also post your answers in the comments. And don’t forget to link us from your journal. Please?

  1. For these first seven weeks of 2007, what’s something you give yourself an A for?
  2. What’s something you give yourself a B for?
  3. What’s something you give yourself a C for?
  4. What’s something you give yourself a D for?
  5. What’s something you give yourself an F for?

Critics who shudder at the use of prepositions at the end of sentences may kindly edit the questions for their own use. We’re English majors and we’re fine with it!

Thanks for participating, and have an A-Plus weekend!

Friday 5 for February 9: Testing, Testing…

Here are this week’s Friday 5! Please copy these questions to your online journal and answer them there. Then leave us a link in the comments below, telling us where to find your answers. If you like, you can copy your answers to the comments, too. And don’t forget to link us from your journal!

  1. When you were a student, would you have been more likely to turn your test in first or last?
  2. Question 1 on a test can be narrowed down to either A or B (you’re sure it’s one or the other). Question 12 on the test can be narrowed down to the same two answers. You know one is A and the other is B. Do you go for the all-or-nothing guess (choosing A for one and B for the other) or do you play it safe and take one correct (choosing A for both questions)?
  3. Are you more of a multiple-choicer, a true-falser, a fill-in-the-blanker, or a free-responder?
  4. What are your thoughts on standardized college aptitude tests such as the SAT?
  5. In the past week, in what ways have you been tested?

Thanks for fiving, and have a stress-free weekend!