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Five Things Friday

Maister

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I'm sorry, but the world needs more: 1) random minutia; and 2) alliteration
Hence, this weekly bumpable thread's creation.

Deal with it.

1. I generally prefer conifers to deciduous trees. Although, I do enjoy the changing colors in fall.
2. Is it normal for one's weight to fluctuate +/- 16 lbs in a year?
3. One of our neighbors smokes. He likes to stand out on his back patio at night with his rear floodlight on, smoke, and stare into our windows
4. My lucky number is 17
5. I have started playing games again on fb. Damn, they can be addictive!
 

Planit

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1. We already have Five Things Tuesday
2. We already have Five Things Tuesday
3. We already have Five Things Tuesday
4. We already have Five Things Tuesday
5. We already have Five Things Tuesday
 

Coragus

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Okay, I'll play this game!

1. I'm going to the gym again tonight.
2. I'm down over 12 pounds so far this year.
3. I'm attending a showing for a neighbor of mine that passed away last week tomorrow.
4. I have not played Warcraft this week, but I rejoined Second Life last night.
5. I had the soup and salad bar at Big Boy with a coworker for lunch.
 

Maister

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1. We already have Five Things Tuesday
2. We already have Five Things Tuesday
3. We already have Five Things Tuesday
4. We already have Five Things Tuesday
5. We already have Five Things Tuesday
Ah but people keep missing/forgetting 10 things Thursday and this gives 'em a chance to be timely:D (plus, one only has to slack half as hard to contribute to 5 things Friday)
 

Whose Yur Planner

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1) After tomorrow my BB will be no more
2) A clue in one of my crossword puzzles. "He can lick Fred":-c
3) Come on spring training and first pitch
4) Elementary is getting better each week
5) Tomorrow is the first Saturday that I really don't have anything planned
 

kjel

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1. It's Friday
2. My tax refund is coming Monday, not soon enough for the weekend.
3. I don't have to work tomorrow.
4. Is it spring yet? I just really want a 60F temperature consistently.
5. The baby started walking :D
 

btrage

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1. Got our federal tax refund today.
2. Purchased plane tickets to California for the wife and I in July.
3. Today is the last day I will wear my winter coat.
4. My sister is actually coming over to my house for the first time tomorrow.
5. Salsarita's for dinner tonight.
 

Coragus

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1. Just downloaded the app for iHeart Radio
2. I'm hungry and can't wait for lunch
3. Hitting the gym tonight
4. The bills are caught up this morning
5. Winter is sharing its last gasp today
 

ofos

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1. I will sing this vict'ry song
2. 'Cause I'm already gone
3. Yes, I'm already gone
4. Already gone
5. All right, nighty-night
 

btrage

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1. Just downloaded the app for iHeart Radio
2. I'm hungry and can't wait for lunch
3. Hitting the gym tonight
4. The bills are caught up this morning
5. Winter is sharing its last gasp today
I love the iHeart Radio app. I use it when I'm running. It's almost as if it knows exactly what songs I want to hear.
 

Maister

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1. I think I'm coming down with a temp
2. It feels like my department is the city 'dumping ground' - got a problem and don't know who else to pawn it off on?....
3. I don't care if they are important players in the earth's ecosystem, I still don't like grasshoppers. Yuck!
4. I wish I had a grape popsicle right now
5. I'm feeling bad enough that I'd normally go home right now....but there's a meeting scheduled this afternoon to internally discuss community gardens. Oh what a decision
 

Hink

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1. Not sure what I feel today. Blah is the best word.
2. I like Skyline chili. I don't care if it is a heart attack waiting to happen.
3. I would like to open my own business... that has nothing to do with planning.
4. Friday's make me sad that Monday is coming.
5. I am doing pull ups every night. I now can do 21 in a row. Boom.
 

DVD

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1) After tomorrow my BB will be no more
2) A clue in one of my crossword puzzles. "He can lick Fred":-c
3) Come on spring training and first pitch
4) Elementary is getting better each week
5) Tomorrow is the first Saturday that I really don't have anything planned
1. I'm confused on posting five things today or later in the week
2. The answer to #2 above is Dino
3. the lady on my soup package is trying to look sexy with fish lips and crossed eyes
4. my oddball code case turned out to be nothing
5. i'm slacking the rest of the day
 

Dan

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1. Fifty things Friday,
2. I gave in to temptation, and ordered a tablet. It'll beat lugging the laptop around to lunch, in meetings, etc.
3. Having dinner at one of this town's six Thai restaurants tonight. Or is it seven? It's Thai fusion, so maybe it's six and a half.
4. The NIMBYs are increasingly restless, but my employer has a "no social media" policy, so we can't dispell misinformation, gain support, etc, through a Facebook fan page or Twitter feed of our own.
5. This.



5.1 I'm thinking of changing my avatar to this.

 

JNA

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1. It is Friday
2. It is Pay Day, not the candy bar
3. It is snowing
4. I had lunch, maybe not enough
5. Remember the Serenity Prayer
 

kms

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1. I had a doctor's appointment today, so I'm working from home this afternoon.
2. Working from home isn't going so well.
3. McDonald's fish sandwiches are $1.00 on Fridays.
4. I think I'll tell my boys that the doctor told me that I can't bend down, so they'll have to take care of the dishwasher for three days.
5. I'd really like to go out for a decadent dessert right now, but there isn't a decadent dessert to be found in my town. :(
 

dandy_warhol

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5. I'd really like to go out for a decadent dessert right now, but there isn't a decadent dessert to be found in my town. :(
3. I would like to open my own business... that has nothing to do with planning.
1. I often dream of opening a bakery/chocolate shop.
2. There are no bakeries in our town.
3. I have to make punch for our community event tonight.
4. Hubby is buying us wings tonight.
5. I have to teach pilates tomorrow. :r:
 

Zoning Goddess

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1. Sam's Club had no beef today, except for those big-ass rolls of ground beef. :-{
2. I just finished cleaning and vacuuming my car.
3. My car is now 10 years old.
4. I checked out 9 books at the library today.
5. The goldfinches emptied 2 feeders in 24 hours.
 

Mud Princess

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:snip:
2. I gave in to temptation, and ordered a tablet. It'll beat lugging the laptop around to lunch, in meetings, etc.
Baa! Baa!

;)

1. I learned something new yesterday: the 8th of March is International Women's Day.
2. In the Ukraine, women give each other gifts and cards for the occasion.
3. My friend and I stayed up well past my bedtime last night, gabbing
4. So now I'm tired because I didn't get enough sleep.
5. I had a chocolate chip muffin (not homemade) earlier.
 

Maister

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1. dandy needs to have a bunnyrabbit for an avatar. It just seems right
2. Today's yummy and nutritious breakfast included coffee, buttered toast, and a handful of Kettle brand 'salt & ground pepper' potato chips. mm mm
3. Time change this weekend. Remember to spring forward everyone
4. I still cringe whenever I think about that personal ad Dan posted once where that chick said guys need to do better at recognizing when she was out of their league
5. Junior has been looking forward to going to the Home Expo for weeks. Tonight's the big night he's waited for.
 

Whose Yur Planner

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1. Busy-and early-weekend
2. So much for sleeping in on Saturday
3. I'm afraid it's going to be another long season for the Cubs
4. From what I understand, Indiana is griping about DST
5. Can't wait for the NCAA tournament to start
 

DetroitPlanner

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1. St. Patrick's Day Parade weekend. See the Deloreans, the Star Wars freaks, and drunks in green along Michigan Avenue.
2. Day did not start well, could not find keys. They were in my shirt pocket!
3. Starting to feel like spring this week.
4. Need to clean kitchen, not that it is a total stye, it is just getting cluttered.
5. Parents need to decide on a condo soon. Do they want to live on one floor or are they just yanking my chain?
 

ofos

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1. Raced my 3rd cup of coffee to work:c::c::c:
2. Just barely won:toilet::trophy:
3. It's been sunny all week:light:
4. Clouds are here for the weekend:-{
5. I hate time change:no:
 

dandy_warhol

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1. A gleeful wombat is fine for an avatar.
2. Sushi* for dinner tonight.
3. *no raw fish for me.
4. I sped through a romance novel involving a tall, dark, and handsome Scottish dr.
5. Stupid romance novels.
 

Hink

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1. Next Friday I will be in NYC.
2. I am officially eating at: Club A Steakhouse, La Silhouette, and wd-50.
3. I had reservations at Eleven Madison Park, but had to cancel.
4. Because I got tickets to see Letterman.
5. I am looking forward to this trip. A lot.
 

Mud Princess

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1. I think I'll buy myself a Reese's peanut butter egg today.
2. I went to bed without any supper last night.
3. We may finally go to see "Lincoln" this weekend... assuming it's still playing somewhere in the vicinity.
4. I just know that if I go out to run errands, that e-mail I've been waiting for all day will finally show up.
5. I am completely unprepared for my road trip next week.
 

kms

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1. We held our workshop in an historic railroad station.
2. I'm heading out to inspect a timber harvest.
3. In dress clothes.
4. Its a joint inspection with a Fish Commission officer.
5. He carries a gun.
 

kjel

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  1. Mmmm Reese's peanut butter eggs. You have to by the ones sold individually or in the two pack, the ones in the bag are different.
  2. Lunch from the boss today...it was pizza and salad which is what I had for dinner last night. But hey it was free!
  3. It's been snowing since last night, the forecasters were wrong again. Can I have that job for what they get paid and it's ok to be wrong?
  4. Procurement screwed up my conference registration-have me leaving and returning a day earlier than what was requested, RT's registration is correct. There's a byzantine process to get it corrected that has taken to phone calls, me telling a rep they didn't need to be foul on the phone, and an email.
  5. Pondering post conference accommodations and rental car strategy so we can show my other half some of the great things about my home state.
 

Richmond Jake

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1. I took the afternoon off.
2. I repainted five of our exterior doors.
3. One door needed two coats of paint.
4. I need to paint the front door tomorrow.
5. I hate painting.
 

DVD

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1. nothing like going out of town to get a couple weeks of work done in a day
2. at least I'll be out of the office for a week - sadly it's just Topeka
3. I want Peeps now
4. Now that the work is done I don't want to start anything newe before the weekend
5. It's time to go home!
 

PlanMom

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1) "Hurry Up and Wait" seems to be the mantra of my life
2) I am so looking forward to my indentured servitude on the Safety Committee
3) People never cease to amaze me
4) My office looks better when the horizontal surfaces have been cleared.
5) I have yet again p!ssed off the Town Clerk without even trying. My week has been a sucess.
 

Zoning Goddess

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1. I've never eaten a Peeps.
2. RJ took the afternoon off to paint, so I had to cancel my appointment to get my car fixed, and hurry up and finish sanding the doors. Did he mention I was sanding them?
3. OK, I gave up on the fifth door, partly because I had to take a cat to the vet, and mostly because my arms were about to fall off.
4. RJ sanded the last door.
5. Grilled baby backs for dinner tonight!
 

Maister

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1. This weekend is the big Pinewood derby race for the cub scouts. Official weigh-in is tonight. Junior is needless to say fired up
2. garrulous?....check,....revelatory?....check, MZ?....I think there are a few ingredients missing
3. I'm glad to see dandy got through the minor procedure ok. There's risk even with minor procedures
4. This week's theme at work has been disappearing/unavailable applicants
5. I always thought the glue I used as a kid to make models had a pleasant citrus-y scent
 

btrage

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1. Nothing sucks like trying to explain to a low bidder why you didn't choose them.
2. And then them telling you, "Why of course I can do exactly what you want".
3. Even when they hemmed and hawed in the interview.
4. I hate dealing with stupid stuff on Fridays.
5. Other than that, I'm doing great!!!! (insert Tony the Tiger voice)
 

kjel

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It's Friday.
I don't have to work this weekend or be volunturd to open/close the building for the small business development class.
My boss is wasting her time today in a sexual harassment workshop-she laughed when I told her my Cliff Notes version: "Don't do it!"
There's one lady that works in a different department that will spend 10 minutes in the bathroom talking on the phone knowing full well others are probably waiting to actually use the toilet.
I don't have to go anywhere today :)
 

kms

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1. My youngest son mistakenly believes that my kitchen works like Denny's kitchen.
2. I don't have much going on this weekend.
3. I took a rugged walk this morning.
4. I wrote a report that will stop work on a storm water reduction project.
5. I no longer abstain from meat on Lenten Fridays.
 

Maister

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1. occasionally, I'll get bit by the writing bug. Right now it's a radio drama about a Viet Nam vet with untreated PTSD whose son wants join the army
2. I should learn a couple of stock magic tricks to perform on a moments notice, requiring nothing more than say some coins
3. Carl Sagan's greatest life accomplishment was not a scientific feat
4. Mexican food sounds good this morning
5. They offer Mandarin to the students at Junior's elementary school. We're signing him up
 

btrage

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1. Wedding anniversary tomorrow.
2. Stopped drinking on work nights 2.5 months ago and the weight loss feels good.
3. My daughters had to write the neighbors apology letters for a recent incident.
4. Overall, I have a pretty good staff.
5. #2 has been helped by me running 1-2 miles almost every day.
 

Mud Princess

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1. I'm tired of being sick :not:
2. This was supposed to be a really productive week because I had no meetings.
3. complain, complain, complain :r:
4. Lemon-ginger tea isn't so bad.
5. I think I'll make some soup for lunch.
 

DVD

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1. Curry for lunch!
2. I can't get curry in town, not even bad curry unless I make it
3. Some guy wants to put a bio diesel mixing tank in the middle of a flood plain, why?
4. My six year old daughter now enjoys tennis and is telling me is someone has bad form
5. I've never been a big fan of tennis, but I'm working on it.
 

Whose Yur Planner

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1. TGIF:D
2. Gymnopedie for Piano No.1 by Satie is good background music
3. Holy Week starts Sunday
4. I've got my next book lined up to read already
5. I have been assimilated:-c and that's a good thing:D
 

dandy_warhol

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1. Participating in an Ethics webinar.
2. Getting 1.5 CM while wearing two cats isn't a bad way to go.
3. My City Council needs an ethics refresher.
4. I think for 50k I could get my house and yard to where I want it.
5. Pizza and wings for dinner.
 

Maister

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1. One drawback of consecutive days of rain is worms in driveways and parking lots
2. I tried to look down carefully this morning walking through the parking lot
3. I've concluded that sometimes it's best under wormy conditions just to not look down at all
4. So far no tornado warnings this year - this is about the time they usually start up
5. The rain is great for the soil, but following immediately on the footsteps of extreme cold-windy conditions means yet more delay in setting up the greenhouse and planting
 

dandy_warhol

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1. I always feel bad the day after the rain when the dried worms appear on the sidewalks.
2. Rain the past few days, rain today, rain all weekend.
3. I'm ready for May flowers.
4. My office plants are not happy.
5. My green thumb has turned blackish.
 

Hink

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1. After all the rain, my grass needs mowed.
2. I love how great my yard looks this time of the year.
3. I don't want to get the mower out.
4. This weekend is a Bubble Guppies double birthday.
5. The twins are beyond excited. I am not.
 

ofos

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1. Looks like people are getting tired of a new Cyb
2. I blocked their posts "yawn" quite a while ago...boring
3. Looks like good weather for the weekend
4. Headed for the country tonight:D
5. Damn beavers didn't get a permit to clear my trees:-{
 

DVD

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1. I have consulted the magic 8 ball...
2. It is uncertain if today will be a good day
3. It is unlikely that my favorite code violation guy will come in today
4. It is positive that guy will be stuck in the '80's meeting minutes trying to prove he's grandfathered in (he's not)
5. I can't believe my daughters don't know about the double birthday on Bubble Guppies.
 

dandy_warhol

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1. I have consulted the magic 8 ball...
2. It is uncertain if today will be a good day
3. It is unlikely that my favorite code violation guy will come in today
4. It is positive that guy will be stuck in the '80's meeting minutes trying to prove he's grandfathered in (he's not)
5. I can't believe my daughters don't know about the double birthday on Bubble Guppies.
I think the double birthday is for Hink's little bubble guppies.


Btw, what dvd are you?
 

luckless pedestrian

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  1. I really want to be in Chicago right now
  2. I am prepping my talk for my fall regional APA conferences
  3. I am writing a brochure for an effort a committee in the town wants to do that I think is stupid
  4. This commute is killing our budget for gas
  5. I let go of my algebra situation but it makes me sad
 
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