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November 12, 2009

friday the 13th. okay, how many of you secretly cringe when friday the 13th rolls around? come on, just between you and me 😉

thinkin this would be a good time to have a “have you ever” day. so…i ask a have you ever question – you answer then ask a have you ever question for the next commenter.

have you ever…lied about your age?

oh, and dont forget to leave a link to one of your own favorite posts this week and/or a link to someones post you enjoyed.

 

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  1. Christy Polek permalink
    November 13, 2009 12:29 am

    I promised!

    http://lifesaroadtrip.wordpress.com/2009/11/13/tam-made-me-do-it/

    I have lied about my age… it’s always been because people think I look a lot younger than I am. But when I lived in New York, you could ride the train for $1.50 round trip if you were 12 or under, so even though I was 15/16 I always rode as a 12 year old.

    Have you ever…. thrown up on an amusement park ride?

  2. pokinatcha permalink
    November 13, 2009 1:16 am

    Nope, never thrown up on a ride. But, I’ve demanded to be let off of a farris wheel.

    http://pokinatcha.posterous.com/epic-sunday-adventure

    Have you ever used someone else’s toothbrush?

  3. bahava permalink
    November 13, 2009 2:51 am

    Nope…can’t say that I have used someone else’s toothbrush.

    http://bahava.wordpress.com/2009/11/11/see-the-bare-feet/

    Have you ever been to Africa?

    • November 13, 2009 6:55 am

      hey! I’m glad to see you on here! Your one blog post was used in our MOPS newsletter. It was so great and I made a point to let everyone know why I chose it at our meeting yesterday. Thank you! On a funny note, they also used an old blog post of mine for the front page letter. I didn’t submit it but the gal that does the newsletter read it a long time ago and wanted to use it. Blogs ruled our newsletter! haha! THANK YOU AGAIN!

  4. November 13, 2009 3:30 am

    Haven’t been to Africa….would love to though!!

    My wife was born on November 13, 1981….that was a Friday too :-). Happy Birthday to my soul mate!

    http://www.whatsthislifefor.org/2009/11/13/28-years-ago/

    Have you ever NOT cried watching I am Sam?? (sorry, watching it BAWLIN right now :D)

    • November 13, 2009 6:56 am

      Your wife and I have the EXACT SAME BIRTHDAY. EXACT. Even to the year. 😉 WOW!

      • November 13, 2009 2:59 pm

        She wants to know where you were born and what time? 🙂

        • November 13, 2009 6:27 pm

          haha! I wanted to know that too but I thought I’d be stalkerish if I asked. LOL Not that she is. 😆

          Medford Oregon and I’d have to call my mom to see what time. 😆

          • November 13, 2009 6:30 pm

            my mom says “oh gosh, I don’t know. In the afternoon I think. About 4:30. You know 28 years is a long time to remember that. I know you were born early enough for everyone to leave me and go have dinner, so I think 4:30” 😆 I couldn’t stop laughing at her thinking out loud explaining this. 😆

            • November 14, 2009 8:07 am

              Well, you’re a little older cuz she was born around 10pm :D…..Oh, and she was on an Air Force base in Belleville, IL.

  5. November 13, 2009 5:15 am

    I cry v.easily in movies…and had I seen I Am Sam, I’m sure it would be the same.

    Meanwhile, I managed to get through the whole of Friday the 13th without even realising.

    It’s now the 14th here … so … Happy Birthday Tam!

    Have you ever called out to someone you thought you recognised, found it wasn’t that person, and tried to cover it up?

    • November 13, 2009 8:27 am

      thank you david!! so, if i were in Oz now…i could totally skip my birthday! 😀

  6. November 13, 2009 5:26 am

    Oh YEAH I’ve done that! Verrry embarrassing!

    Have you ever looked at a word that was spelled correctly but somehow it looked “WRONG” to you?

    Oh and my post – with my first POLL (So go and vote everybody!)
    http://bajanpoet.wordpress.com/2009/11/11/quick-question-supernatural-callings/

  7. November 13, 2009 5:27 am

    I don’t REMEMBER lying about my age, even though I look at least 10 years younger than I am…

    http://karnardkreations.com/bernardshuford/wordpress/2009/11/words/

  8. November 13, 2009 6:05 am

    I accidentally lied about my age all through age 29 when I kept telling people I was either 28 or 30. 29 just wasn’t sticking to me for some reason. I always caught myself and said, no no no, wait…I’m 29 though.

    http://studyincontradictions.blogspot.com/2009/11/its-breathing-thats-taking-all-this.html

    I always have to look up words that I think I spell wrong but don’t. I remember one time I spent 10 minutes convinced I’d misspelled “the”

    Have you ever taken credit for a gift you didn’t give?

    • November 13, 2009 7:00 am

      once, i couldn’t figure out how to spell the word “might”, because my little country girl texan accent was too strong for even me to understand. i pronounced the word: mah-nt. poor little hick girl…

  9. November 13, 2009 6:52 am

    I was BORN on a Friday the 13th! 😉

    And my answer to the above is NO I have not taken credit for a gift I didn’t give, but I did deny giving a gift that a person turned out HATING and didn’t know was from me. 😉

    Have you ever taken a shower only to get back in your jammies for the whole day??

    • Heidi permalink
      November 13, 2009 8:39 am

      Happy Birthday my bran!!!

  10. November 13, 2009 7:01 am

    Hmm…I believe I have!!!! Cold, rainy days are perfect for this!

    K. Here’s my post. I haven’t blogged in awhile, but I needed to share my heart.
    http://coloraturajoy.wordpress.com/2009/11/13/im-the-most-humble-person-i-know/

    • November 13, 2009 9:32 am

      Why waste the water then? lol hmmmm…. I went to Tampa last year and there was a cold front when I got there – didn’t bathe for 4 days coz I didn’t sweat! (Coming from the tropics, that was something for me!)

  11. November 13, 2009 7:02 am

    oh, and if anyone hasn’t been reading up on “affair week”, it is incredibly moving. such a blessing to see God’s grace so richly displayed!

    http://www.graceisforsinners.com/

    • November 13, 2009 9:33 am

      Just finished reading through them….. going through it myself, so it’s been challenging and uplifting all at the same time.

  12. November 13, 2009 7:16 am

    Oh, and I forgot to leave a question. Cuz I’m smart like that.

    Have you ever willingly eaten a bug, worm, grub, or other disgusting creature?

  13. November 13, 2009 8:09 am

    YEP…

    Have you ever gone sky diving?

    Here is my post for the week

    http://movingthroughlife.wordpress.com/2009/11/13/today-i-jump/

  14. November 13, 2009 8:20 am

    Nope I’ve never gone sky diving.

    Here’s my post
    http://mandyperry.wordpress.com/2009/11/10/too-much-adventure-for-1-day/

    And my question (yeah, the two are related, so go read my misadventure)
    Have YOU ever locked your keys and your child in the car?

    • November 13, 2009 8:25 am

      hahaha! im sorry. im NOT laughing. im NOT laughing. i havent even read your post yet, either. oh geeze, i hope your child wasnt traumatized cuz then id feel real bad for NOT laughing.

      😕

      😉

      😕

      • November 13, 2009 12:55 pm

        No worries, Tam, she was just fine. I think I was more traumatized than she was, traumatically embarrassed!!!

        Love the Pimp the Post this week..added many 🙂 s to my Friday.

  15. Heidi permalink
    November 13, 2009 8:28 am

    http://wp.me/s4PdA-barrage

    Hmm… never locked my kids and keys in the car (altough now that they are teens, I may think of it, if I didn’t worry they would drive off)

    Ever been in meeting and starting laughing and then snorting?

  16. November 13, 2009 8:33 am

    I’ve never lied about my age. I hate to sound like I’m spouting off but I don’t look my age. I look a LOT younger than 35. Sometimes that’s good, sometimes that’s bad. 🙂

    That being said, I think Horaldo deserves a little attention: http://shawnw.org/old-shoes/

  17. November 13, 2009 8:36 am

    Lied about my age? No – 41 is old enough to not care anymore. 🙂

    http://rickstilwell.wordpress.com/2009/11/12/filter-the-filters/

  18. November 13, 2009 8:42 am

    http://www.chezcrazy.org/?p=745

    Yes Heidi, I have, and thanks for bringing up such an embarrassing memory! 🙂

    Have you ever walked into your kitchen to get something to eat, stopped and told yourself you don’t need to eat, and walked back out?

  19. November 13, 2009 8:49 am

    It National Adoption Month and I was asked by @reallifesarah to write a guest post about adoption for her blog. I decided to honor my birth mom with my post. I pray I honored her well. Here’s the link to Hannah’s Story: The Other Side of Adoption

    http://bit.ly/4slj2b

    • November 13, 2009 8:52 am

      Oh, and I haven’t lied about my age because every one thinks I’m younger than I am. That’s starting to change though 😦

  20. November 13, 2009 9:37 am

    If I go to the kitchen, something will be eaten.

    http://dubdynomite.com/2009/11/10/tmi-tuesday-rejection/

    Have you ever said something about someone only to find out they were standing behind you and heard the whole thing?

  21. November 13, 2009 9:41 am

    ohmydang, i have! its the worst thing. such a lesson 😯

    have you ever got you fingers stuck in a vaccum while its running? how about toes?

  22. November 13, 2009 9:44 am

    no, but since my cleaning lady does the vacuuming I’m pretty safe. 🙂

    http://gitzengirl.blogspot.com/2009/11/grading-on-curve.html

    have you ever eaten all the cookie dough batter before you had the chance to bake any?

    • November 13, 2009 9:47 am

      speaking of cookies! ive taken chunks off of each and every one of those cookies and tried them all – 😯 woman! ADDICTED!

      • November 13, 2009 10:15 am

        I only order those for other people because I love the monster cookies so much I’d eat them all in one sitting…

        [they have other cookie flavors, too, but those three are my favorites… and of course they’re addicting… they’re made in IOWA!] 🙂

        • November 13, 2009 10:18 am

          i know! when i saw the “IA” i was like… a piece of gitz. something so close to her – now is in my hands. oh the feeling! loved it!!

  23. Heidi permalink
    November 13, 2009 9:53 am

    Yes, Sarah. Many batches of snickerdoodles have not been made.

    Have ever shook someones hand and needed a towel dry off afterwards?

    • November 13, 2009 10:05 am

      if you read through things too quickly, like i often do, you may not read the word “batches” as it is. it often looks much like another word. 🙂

  24. November 13, 2009 10:36 am

    I don’t think I’ve lied about my age yet, but I’m getting to the point where temptation may be near. 😉

    Here’s my post: http://mandiesmumblings.blogspot.com/2009/11/our-first-pioneer-night.html

  25. November 13, 2009 10:37 am

    Ooops…just realized I played wrong. 😉

    • November 13, 2009 10:39 am

      hahaha! we make your own rules here, mandie 😉

      • November 13, 2009 12:03 pm

        We do make YOUR rules, don’t we? 😉 See above comment… Your = OUR 😆

  26. Heidi permalink
    November 13, 2009 11:59 am

    Okay we have a stall here peoples.

    Who is your real life hero?

  27. Christy Polek permalink
    November 13, 2009 12:13 pm

    My mom. Bravest and strongest woman I know.

    Have you ever fallen asleep in the middle of a conversation?

  28. November 13, 2009 12:17 pm

    Oh yeah…. but my wife is NOTORIOUS for that … made me think I was BORING or something!!

    Have you ever forgot you were cooking and burned the breakfast/lunch/dinner and then had to eat out?

  29. Heidi permalink
    November 13, 2009 12:25 pm

    Yes, It was my first Easter Ham.

    A sudden smell that soothes you?

    • November 13, 2009 2:56 pm

      yes. vanilla. so soothing!

      have you ever drooled while youre awake?!

      • Heidi permalink
        November 13, 2009 3:41 pm

        Matter of fact, yes I have. (long story)

        Have you ever started to talking to someone on the phone, and found out it was a different person??

  30. November 13, 2009 3:07 pm

    Well, I was hoping someone else would beat me to answering this, but
    I’m sure I salivate every time I think of dark chocolate. I think, in most cases tho’, I manage to keep it in my mouth.

    In line with this I just posted: http://lazrus2.wordpress.com/2009/11/13/are-you-ready-to-die/

    Have you ever had to consider the possibility of having cancer?

    D-

  31. November 13, 2009 3:39 pm

    Yes. I had to get a melanoma/mole thing removed and biopsied after I’d been in Australia 2 years ago.

    Since it has been 40th birthday of Sesame Street my own post has to be more photo footage of the Elmo slippers…

    http://learningfromsophie.wordpress.com/2009/11/11/the-adventures-of-the-elmo-slippers-part-3/

    My fave post of a friend’s has to be Caroline’s South African tale of the week….

    http://www.carolinecollie.com/2009/11/my-hero-hubby-hes-still-not-the-croc-hunter/

    Have you ever gone for a week without showering?

    • November 13, 2009 10:43 pm

      yeah. summer time while i was in middle school.
      seriously, i was so “organic” and just outside all the time, i didn’t care.
      and since i stayed with my 100% male father during the summers, he didn’t seem to notice anything too funny… 🙂

  32. November 13, 2009 10:44 pm

    have you ever plastered your wall with posters of boy bands, rock bands, or the like?

  33. November 14, 2009 2:16 am

    I have never lied about my age that I can remember! My best post presently would hafta be our newest birth story: http://titus2woman.wordpress.com/2009/11/02/frances-graces-birth-story/ (((((HUGS))))) sandi

  34. November 14, 2009 11:01 am

    Okay~I get the Q thing now! I only had a Michael Jackson poster on my wall, however I DID have a photo album that we laugh at today. As you flip through page after page of family photos and middle school friends you suddenly come upon a FOUR PAGE SPREAD of Ralph Macchio! LOL! I even cut out the words, “RALPH GOES FOR IT!” HA HA HA HA!

    Have you ever sent a private e-mail out accidentally to someone else or many others instead? (((((HUGS))))) sandi

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