Friday 5 for January 25: Teal This Record

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This is a bit silly, but here are five questions inspired by the first five tracks on the new Weezer covers album, which I listened to on endless repeat all day Thursday.

  1. Where in Africa would you like to visit?
  2. If you ruled the world, what would you forbid people to talk about in the company of strangers?
  3. In what way do you tolerate (or enjoy) being used?
  4. When did you recently have an a-ha moment?
  5. What’s something you know about turtles?

Thanks for participating, and have a teal weekend!

Friday 5 for January 18: Movement

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  • What’s a song that recently moved you?
  • What’s a song that recently moved you — right out the door?
  • What kinds of dance performances interest you?
  • What’s a good song with the word move (or some form of it) in the title?
  • How do you feel about prunes?

Thanks for participating, and have a beautiful weekend!

Friday 5 for January 11: My Dreams They Aren’t as Empty as My Conscience Seems to Be

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Sorry I’m late today.  I’ve been playing catchup on almost everything since the new year.  January is my favorite month, but it’s been a strange beast this year!

  1. What’s got you behind the 8-ball?
  2. Who would you like to see a VH-1-Behind-the-Music-style documentary about?
  3. What are you likely to find behind your sofa?
  4. What’s something you’d like to put behind you this year?
  5. What’s something you don’t want to eat if there’s no ketchup?

Thanks for participating, and have a glorious weekend!  Lift a glass in my direction if you’re hoisting a few: I turned 50 this week.  It only hurts a little!

Friday 5 for January 4: There and Back

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  1. What’s the worst thing about something (or someone) you like?
  2. What’s the best thing about something (or someone) you dislike?
  3. What’s something best done in reverse order?
  4. What’s something you wish you could unsee or unknow?
  5. What’s the most recently released movie you’ve seen more than once?

Friday 5 for December 28: Gone Finishin’

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  1. As the year comes to a close, what are you looking back upon most fondly?
  2. What do you do with the end slices on a loaf of sandwich bread?
  3. What in your residence is approaching its last days?
  4. What would be an appropriate cherry on top of your 2018 in these final days?
  5. What (or who) has a fantastic tail?

Thanks for participating, and have a peaceful weekend!

Friday 5 for December 21: A Real Head-Scratcher

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  1. What are some pencil-and-paper puzzles you enjoy?
  2. What are some video (or computer or mobile app) puzzle games you’ve enjoyed?
  3. When did you last work on a jigsaw puzzle?
  4. What’s puzzling you right now?
  5. Who is the most enigmatic person you know?

My probable favorite movie of the year (I’m probably going to see at least four more before year’s end) is Puzzle, which I saw in the theater and which is available on DVD and (I think) some streaming platforms.  “Why do we do puzzles?”  “To control the chaos.”

Have a wonderful weekend!

Friday 5 for December 14: I Spy

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Questions inspired by whatever’s in my field of view right now.

  1. How do you feel about candy sprinkles (on ice cream, doughnuts, cupcakes, or whatever)?
  2. Where’s a good place to look at Christmas lights?
  3. What’s a good idea for a drive-through service or product that doesn’t yet exist?
  4. How confident a parallel parker are you?
  5. How much plaid do you own?

Thanks for participating, and have a kids-on-bikes weekend!

Friday 5 for December 7: This Spud’s for You

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  1. What’s your favorite dish in which potatoes are a supporting ingredient (and not the star)?
  2. What is your favorite type of french fry?
  3. How did you last use a potato in your cooking?
  4. What’s your favorite potato chip?
  5. What’s a word you pronounce differently from the way most people around you pronounce it?

I’m pretty sure I’ve used questions 2 and 4 sometime in the past 10 years but let’s do them again.

Thanks for participating, and have a chipper weekend!

Friday 5 for November 30: Off Kilter

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  1. What actor or actress would you like to see in a film genre he or she has never attempted?
  2. When did you recently see something beautiful in an unexpected place?
  3. In what way is someone you really admire flawed?
  4. In what situation did you recently find yourself utterly out of your element?
  5. What implement do you use in a manner unintended by its designer?

Thanks for participating, and have a lovely weekend!

Friday 5 for November 23: The Game’s Afoot

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  1. Where’s a nice place to take a walk?
  2. What do your everyday shoes look like nowadays?
  3. What separates a good pedicure from a bad one?
  4. When did you last go for a hike?
  5. What’s a good song with the word “walk” in its title?

Thanks for participating, and have a lovely weekend!