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On What's the Best Time Your Family Has Ever Trolled You?

@talie yes! my stepdad frequently hides things in our bags. My mom once opened her purse at work and found the house cordless phone (back when those existed). We also have a village of ceramic houses at Christmas every year, but the twist is: there's a sniper hidden on one of the roofs, and you have 10 seconds from when you walk in our house to find it.

Posted on February 18, 2015 at 10:20 am 2

On What's the Best Time Your Family Has Ever Trolled You?

I was about 7 when my mom started dating my now-stepdad. From then until I was ... no, still when I go home to visit ... my stepdad has insisted that there are parties in the house after I go to sleep. I would wake up in the morning and he'd tell me about all of the things that happened overnight: clowns (??) and ice cream and balloons and all these visitors. There was always a new story.

Posted on February 18, 2015 at 10:18 am 1

On I Own a "Low-End Bicycle," and Other Things I Learned from the Dictionary of Numbers

**Romney money that has been reported

Posted on June 27, 2013 at 3:52 pm 0

On "E-mail is the worst." - The New York Times

@z(oo)mm Emails are great for documenting everything, which is why I prefer them. My other issue with phone calls is that they require an answer right away - which I may not always have. If I get a phone call and don't know who is on the other end, I am wary to answer because I don't want to be put on the spot. I'd rather listen to a message and get back to them when I have a proper answer. Plus, as others have mentioned, it can be distracting - if you are working on something and have to stop to answer the phone, which may be an unrelated subject matter question.

Posted on April 11, 2013 at 1:23 pm 1

On "E-mail is the worst." - The New York Times

@laserbeams Stop describing my life. CONSTANT answers, on a Blackberry, ALWAYS - and they never make sense. They only address one small part of the several points raised in the email, and even then usually have not understood the question correctly and give an answer that I'm already well aware of.

Posted on April 11, 2013 at 1:20 pm 0

On Drynuary: What and Why

@phenylalanine Oooh, yours sounds fun though.

Posted on January 2, 2013 at 3:33 pm 0

On Stephen King is Writing a Sequel to "The Shining"

@bgprincipessa (you can't tell me Abra is a COMMON name now, c'mon.)

Posted on September 20, 2012 at 1:17 pm 0

On Stephen King is Writing a Sequel to "The Shining"

@Josh is like Germany Ambitious and Misunderstood
Abra from East of Eden (Aron's girlfriend....ish)
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Stone from ASoIaF

Posted on September 20, 2012 at 1:17 pm 0

On 'Pin Picks: Eight is Not Enough

Not one person has mentioned Matt Damon in Good Will Hunting with the siblings-listing thing?!

Posted on August 9, 2012 at 8:06 am 0

On Out of the Mouths of Babes

The zebra guy looking for aces.... I hope this is a recurring series.

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