Friday 5 for July 1: Solstice

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  1. How do you cool down on warm summer evenings?
  2. What are some good songs for keeping the summer vibe flowing?
  3. What’s a good summer movie or a good summer book?
  4. How is this summer better than last summer?
  5. What special something are you doing this summer?

Thanks for participating, and have a lovely, long (for you Americans), safe weekend!

Friday 5 for June 24: Consumer reports

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I think I ask a lot of questions like this. I guess American capitalism is just in my veins or something.

  1. When did you last eat or drink something purchased from a truck or other wheeled vehicle?
  2. When did you last purchase something previously owned?
  3. When did a purchase most recently exceed your expectations?
  4. When did you last overpay for something because you needed it right away?
  5. Among recent purchases, what was the best bargain?

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Friday 5 for June 17: Flaming O

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Yes, we’ve done this theme before but there’s so much good material I knew we’d revisit it some day.

  1. Among stuff people have told you recently, what’s been most difficult to swallow?
  2. What swan thing from last week you’ll spend time reflecting on this week?
  3. What are you waiting your tern for?
  4. Who do you suspect is robin you blind?
  5. To what cause or effort are you planning to pigeon sometime soon?

Thanks for participating, and if you haven’t heard dove some of these phrases, just wing it — you are talonted enough! Have a lovely, safe weekend, you loony old coot!

Friday 5 for June 10: Testify

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Today is a state holiday where I live, and although we just had the Memorial Day holiday in the U.S., I really need this day off! Maybe I’ll have time to actually answer my own questions this week!

  1. How’s your sense of hearing?
  2. When did you most memorably swear to do (or not do) something?
  3. What trouble have you caused without anyone important ever finding out?
  4. How gracefully do you handle losing?
  5. What would you like to get to the bottom of, sometime this weekend?

Thank you for participating, and have a lovely, safe weekend!

Friday 5 for June 3: As happy as our cruel world allows

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This week’s questions are inspired without spoilers by Downton Abbey: A New Era.

  1. Who has a great voice for acting in movies?
  2. When have you recently resisted temptation?
  3. When did you last cry in front of someone?
  4. When did you receive encouragement from an unexpected person?
  5. How old are some personal letters you’ve kept, and how easily do you throw personal letters away?

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Friday 5 for May 27: Double Stuf

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  1. What do you have two of because while you knew you had one, you couldn’t find it so you bought a new one?
  2. What do you own none of because it’s convenient to borrow it from someone else?
  3. What do you own an old version of because it still works fine even though it’s very old?
  4. What do you own identical versions of because you like to have one in different places?
  5. What are you most likely to upgrade when an upgrade is available, even if you’re happy with the one you’ve got?

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Friday 5 for May 20: Do-re-meme

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  1. When have you yelled at a cat?
  2. Would you please tell us you’re looking forward to the weekend without telling us you’re looking forward to the weekend?
  3. What first-world problems have you recently complained about?
  4. You have one job this weekend: what is it, and how might you mess it up?
  5. What did you learn when you were today years old?

Friday 5 for May 13: OMG

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  1. Recently, when did you consciously decide to MYOB?
  2. In what area of your life is KISS your guiding principle?
  3. What caused you this week to LOL?
  4. In the past several days, what’s the longest you were AFK?
  5. Whom have you met IRL after being acquainted online?

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Friday 5 for May 6: Dread not

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  1. When did you more recently need a piece of string?
  2. Who’s been a pain in the neck?
  3. What are you probably fretting needlessly about, or what bridge should you probably cross when you get to it?
  4. What do you need to pick up this week?
  5. What have you only recently gone nuts over?

Thanks for participating, and have a lovely, harmonious, safe weekend!

Friday 5 for April 29: Meh

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  1. This week, when was good enough good enough?
  2. What are a few songs you’d include in a middle-of-the-road playlist?
  3. What is the most ordinary thing about you?
  4. What do you like most about an average day?
  5. What do people seem to think is wonderful while you think it’s just okay?

Thanks for participating, and have a lovely, wonderful, far-above-middling weekend!

Yes, I’m moved. I was finished moving last Tuesday morning but it took me the rest of the week to recover. Moving sucks!