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Five Things Tuesday

terraplnr

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1. Was planning to get a tree on Sunday but it was raining all day so no tree yet.
2. Going to get a small tree because I’ll most likely be carrying it in/out myself.
3. Am working on a planning project that overall is pretty interesting but there’s one task that is so boring it’s killing me.
4. Hence I am thinking about Christmas trees. :)
5. Chinchillas are super cute.
 

Planit

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1. I think a wayfinding sign presentation should be titled "I'll tell you where to go"
2. Had to go to sprawlmart at lunch - I hate that place
3. Thanks to ursus, the Inspector Gadget song is stuck in my head
4. Apple butter is good stuff
5. Beer-thirty can't come soon enough
 

Maister

Chairman of the bored
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1. I have not had latin since I was a sophomore in high school
2. popsicles are a cool idea no matter how you slice it
3. I'm glad I'm not a dog
4. I have rode in a taxi a grand total of two times in my life
5. I have rode on trains a grand total of three times
 

btrage

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1. I like pizza. A lot.
2. Being busy at work = job security I suppose.
3. My 6 year old went to her first sleep over this past Saturday. She will not have a problem leaving home when she gets older.
4. Her older sister on the other hand. :r:
5. I'm about half-way into my 3 month "Holiday Season" of Halloween through the Super Bowl.
 

ursus

Cyburbian, raised by Cyburbians
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1. I am being asked to pick up the carpools today. I'll have to drive back up to work for PC meeting. :not:

2. I am rewarding myself with a burger on the way.

3. I have never been in a union unless you count my marriage.

4. I have not been in a taxi since a very rainy day 20 years ago in Argentina.

5. I need to find time in the next two days to meet up with Tide while he's in SLC!
 

Richmond Jake

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1. I pounded on my code compliance manager today.
2. He doesn't review the code board agendas before they are finalized? :-@ :wall:
3. Case of California's finest delivered today.
4. Finished Christmas shopping.
5. Platters of food from the big developer -- well, that was actually yesterday but we're still eating from the delivery.
 

ofos

Vintage Cyburbian
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1. Spent the morning dealing with a flat tire on the wife's car :-{
2. Completed a contract that ensures Christmas will occur at our house :D
3. Weather is too cold for my taste but at least it's sunny and dry :texas:
4. Grandson's 2nd birthday is this Saturday, got to get something for him <:D
5. Ack, Christmas is only 10 days after that! 8-! :-c
 

TerraSapient

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1. I want to order a case of my favorite California wine too, but I'm on a budget.
2. I am drinking gin and ginger ale.
3. MW and I have been planning our family vacation to Maine this fall
4. We are inviting my parents and both of my brothers
5. We still haven't decided on a destination and I'm shocked to see so many places that already have reservations for September
 

dandy_warhol

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1. My cat has a new found interest in our downstairs bathroom sink.
2. I got my hair did and I'm browner rather than blonder.
3. I like it for the winter.
4. I rode in a taxi two weeks ago.
5. I often think about the public transit system in Hong Kong and Singapore. :l:
 

Whose Yur Planner

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1. 6 shopping days to Christmas y'all.
2. I've got all but 2, possibly 3 gifts to buy
3. I'm just now getting into the Christmas spirit
4. While I've been productive at work, my head isn't really into this week.
5. It's been an interesting year. Several people my age have died along with a family member.8-!
 

Maister

Chairman of the bored
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1. I never realized what a prick our family MD was until yesterday
2. I've been spinning my tires for two days on this freakin' staff report
3. That scene in the first Star Trek movie where the vulcan science officer died in the transporter malfunction disturbs me even now.
4. Jack Nicholson did not come off believably as a Marine Corps colonel in my opinion in the movie 'A Few Good Men'
5. I used to adore everything about Australia and it was my life's goal to travel there. Upon reflection now, I'm really not sure why that was
 

Hink

OH....IO
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1. I am looking forward to 2013.
2. The office is busy right now... usually it slows down this time of year.
3. I hate our printer.
4. I would work at a wine shop for half my salary.
5. I have a picture of a waterfall I have never been to in my office. I didn't get to pick it out.
 

ofos

Vintage Cyburbian
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1, My wife works in my office on Mondays and Tuesdays:)
2. I'm glad we don't work together all the time:not:
3. I'm not used to explaining where I'm going or why:-{
4. Wednesday thru Friday is less stressful:wall:
5. It's almost Wednesday:D
 

Mud Princess

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1. Our cat seems to be much happier now that she's had most of her teeth removed (her breath is better, too). :)
2. For the second day in a row, our neighborhood is enveloped in a thick fog.
3. I just discovered that one of my cousins is on Facebook under a South Park alias. 8-!
4. I may be spending Christmas Day loading software onto my new computer... unless it arrives late.
5. When I was a child, I would spend Christmas Day at the movies with my Jewish grandparents.
 

Planit

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1. Just finished a project today that has lasted 6 weeks.
2. Office Christmas Social is tomorrow
3. Little Debbie Oatmeal Creme Pies is awesome
4. I know my Mom will want to go shopping this weekend and I'll have to take her - UGH!
5. It's very windy today
 

TerraSapient

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1. We went to the orthopedic doc today and found out that SeaMonkey's hips are all healed up :)
2. I am done Christmas shopping as of 5 minutes ago.
3. Maybe santa will bring me a gym membership (and the money to pay for it :p)
4. I am a little tired of hearing about gun rights.
5. My kid just puked on me.
 

kjel

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1. We went to the orthopedic doc today and found out that SeaMonkey's hips are all healed up :)
2. I am done Christmas shopping as of 5 minutes ago.
3. Maybe santa will bring me a gym membership (and the money to pay for it :p)
4. I am a little tired of hearing about gun rights.
5. My kid just puked on me.
Excellent news about SeaMonkey :)

Babies have the uncanny ability to puke on you at the most inopportune times. Arabella was a reliable spitter just until recently, RT swears that it only happened when she was holding her. ;)

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1. The honeymoon is over at my job.
2. My boss was in her office crying this afternoon.
3. Found out that most of the office will be off between Friday and the New Year.
4. I will be working most of the time between Friday and the New Year. I'm a construction manager, we're a little hardcore.....we haven't had a hard freeze yet!
5. Tomorrow is our office potluck, so I'm making chicken enchiladas with homemade green sauce tonight.
 

jsk1983

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I'm drinking an Ebel's Weiss Beer from Two Brothers (Warrenville, IL)
I recently purchased a Venus Fly Trap
Still no measurable snow in Chicago, should get some Thursday which is the day I was planning on taking a day trip to Milwaukee
I rode the Holiday Train today on the CTA, though I'm pretty sure Christmas is the only holiday represented
Third day eating chicken curry and I still have some left over for 1 or 2 more meals
 

dandy_warhol

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First 5 things to 2013!

1. I wonder if Buddhism will help my outlook on life.
2. Looking forward to a Godiva Chocolixir in NYC.
3. Hubby's Navy schedule is messing with possible surgery dates.
4. We have a meeting on the 24th with our adoption social worker.
5. I messed with my clock this morning and some how changed the time so that I got up for work at 6:15 rather than 7:15.

Bonus:
6. After I realized my mistake I got back in bed to catch more zzzzz'z.
 

ofos

Vintage Cyburbian
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1. I wonder if Buddhism will help my outlook on life.
Maybe your next life.

1. It's raining and cold.
2. I don't like rain.
3. I don't like cold.
4. I think I'll re-read the Tao of Pooh
5. Or maybe the Te of Piglet
 

Maister

Chairman of the bored
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1. Bhuddism can certainly help with one's outlook on life, but is no antidote for clinical depression
2. I got this love-hate thing going on with beer
3. I'm glad no one considers me the den leader for my son's cub scout group (although I am nominally the "co-den leader")
4. I'm wondering if I should start the 2013 Garden thread myself or wait and see if the topic interests folks enough now that someone else will start it
5. I like the show "Elementary" on Thurs. nights. Refreshing new take on the old Sherlock Holmes/Dr. Watson partnership
 

Planit

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1. I had forgotten all about this thread
2.Commissioners were rather civil last night for a change
3. Maybe a few wanted to get home for the Bama game
4. Just found out about the "Tour de Fat" (sponsored by New Belgium)
5. Grant info deadlines loom - again
 

Whose Yur Planner

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1. I think I'm finally getting over my post holiday funk
2. Some of my poetry is going to get included in a local anthology/collection.
3. People keep telling me I look like I've lost weight. I think they are just being polite
4. I agree with Maister about Elementary. It's a pretty good reimagining of the series. That and the BBC's update are both good.
5. I think by BB is starting to go down hill but don't want to get a new phone.
 
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kms

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1. The sun is shining here and it warmed the inside of my work truck so much that I drove with the window down for a while.
2. I love when I have to make a contractor do something that's on the plan, and after it's done, he can't believe how well it works.
3. My daughter is taking an Old South history class. She knows to keep the materials and book for me to read.
4. I might make lp's Italian soup for dinner.
5. My mind woke up long before the rest of me did this morning; all kinds of thoughts were going through my mind.
 

kjel

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1. I slept 8 hours last night. Better than the 3.5 hours the night before.
2. I'm not fired.
3. It's a nice day out, I need to go visit some construction sites.
4. I don't work late anymore because my other half is taking night classes now.
5. Everything's gonna be all right.....
 

Hink

OH....IO
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- I have a meeting tonight. I am not ready for it yet.
- I am trying to eat better. It makes me hungry.
- I like the blue shirt I have on today. I feel very plannerish.
- I wish I could see my desk or the floor of my office.
- Sometimes I want to create a cardboard cut out of myself and see if anyone would notice as they walk by.
 

arcplans

As Featured in "High Times"
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1. I have the 3 year itch
2. I am feeling incredibly unattractive lately
3. I am wondering if I lost about 15 pounds would ladies think i am attractive
4. Why would I care about 2&3 because I am married.
5. Heh, I share this because I am incredibly "frustrated" at my home if you know what i mean.
 

luckless pedestrian

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  1. My friend who was in a coma died over the weekend
  2. I got a slightly harassing anonymous email about a court case with my previous town
  3. I have a very controversial meeting tonight that I have to run becasue the town manager is sick
  4. I am very lonely living here this week
  5. I have way too much work to do and yet here I am

just read your list Raf - sorry - the first 5 years of marriage are the toughest but it gets better
 
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ofos

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1. Loaned IRS my 4th Qtr estimated withholding today
2. They better give some back
3. It's cold in my office
4. I like frozen fruit bars
5. Even in winter
 

dandy_warhol

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1. Know-it-alls are super annoying.
2. Hubby and I were supposed to go to NYC yesterday but because we were concerned about the weather decided to go to Scranton 8-! and Ithaca :hipster: instead.
3. I had leftover gnocchi for lunch. Yum!
4. I just submitted my leave request for my knee surgery.
5. Hubby and I have an appointment with the adoption social worker in a few weeks.



LP, I'm so sorry to hear that your friend has passed. {{hugs}}
 

Planit

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1. The duplex saga continues
2. Its been wet here, now its cold & windy too
3. Time moves slow when you are waiting for an answer
4. Reeses Peanut Butter Eggs are back on the shelves :)
5. Motivation, where for art thou?
 

DVD

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1. just finished curry soup for lunch (gotta keep my figure)
2. just found out I have an extended learning curve with the new commissioners
3. I can't think of what to put on the new commissioner orientation (where to start)
4. Like Raf, why do I worry about my figure, I'm married.
5. I'm to new at my current job to have any vacation time saved up and I already need it.
 

MD Planner

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1. I really really really really really hate CDBG. The juice is so not worth the squeeze for the little bit of entitlement we get in my city.
2. Ordering online from Chipotle and then waltzing in and picking up my order while the line is out the door makes me smile.
3. I 'm facilitating a session at 4:30 today for a stragetic planning discussion with a community group and have no backup info yet.
4. If it wasn't for the last minute nothing would ever get done.
5. I have three flash drives but never at the same time: lose one, find one, lose one, find one, repeat the cycle . . . . .
 

Richmond Jake

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1. The "Captain" attended the Board hearing this morning displaying his patents for Gulf oil spill clean-up system and asteroid protection system.
2. The "Captain" goes before the code enforcement board next month for storing his inventions in his front yard.
3. The neighbors who oppose the proposed boat ramp are not giving-up.
4. Leftover lasagna for dinner tonight.
5. The house improvements in response to the termite inspection are starting to amp up with the purchase of 145 square feet of new tile to refinish our shower.
 

Brocktoon

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1. Played golf today and the greens went from frozen to wet to sloppy to fast.
2. Donovan McNabb was eating breakfast at the same restuarant I was at. I felt bad when people went up to him and ask for a picture. He is retired, let him eat his eggs.
3. One of the boards I staff was supposed to have a meeting on Thursday that I did not prepare for so I get to reschedule it
4. I feel that my duties as assigned are rarely as important as the other duties that are assigned...honestly I like itthat way
5. One of the side effects of my little brother's chemo is anus itching...I wonder how that would sound as a side effect on TV
 

kjel

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1. I spent 3 hours working on compliance reports that are way past due. Copy, paste, robosign!
2. I spent 4 hours at the fiscal office with my accountant getting to the figures we needed to entirely draw down the remaining grant funds from the city.
3. I was late getting home so my other half was a little late for his class :r:
4. The baby ate two potato wedges and a ginger/garlic spiced turkey kebab for dinner. She chowed it down, I hope it doesn't come back to haunt in the middle of the night.
5. I like having mommy & baby only time in the evenings since the man is taking night classes.
 

Maister

Chairman of the bored
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1. I failed to post on this thread while it was Tuesday
2. I guess it doesn't alter the fabric or reality or the fate of the universe if I post on it today, even though it is not Tuesday
3. If everything that moves is alive, wouldn't that mean the entire universe is alive?
4. I don't really have fond memories of Kukla, Fran, and Ollie...just neutral memories (I recall as a kid watching the 'Saturday Children's Film Festival' on tv and thinking who the heck are these guys?)
5. When I was a kid I did not really know what a 'film festival' was and thought it odd how they always used to show foreign films on that show:-$
 

JNA

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1. Had Root Canal two weeks ago.
2. Had Creown Prep done.
3. Have to wait 3 weeks from Prem Crown.
4. Mouth Hurts.
5. I would not wish this upon anybody.
 

Whose Yur Planner

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1. I'm really missing my grandma:(
2. The flier for the national conference is bringing back memories of the city for me.
3. I'm glad we have Monday off
4. I'm glad Face/Off is back on
5. Watching your family get old is depressing.
 

Planit

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1. This feels like Monday, not Tuesday
2. Wifey made Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins this weekend. I'm eating one now for b'fast.
3. CDBG paperwork = yuk!
4. Staff meeting cancelled
5. Next holiday day is late March
 

kjel

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1. I'd rather be home in bed today to finish recuperating from the plague that hit my family over the weekend.
2. I haven't had a cup of coffee...yet.
3. My boss is MIA...again.
4. It's freezing.
5. I have a slow leak in one of my tires, the air pump at the gas station was out of order this morning. I hope it doesn't go flat.
 

ofos

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5. I have a slow leak in one of my tires, the air pump at the gas station was out of order this morning. I hope it doesn't go flat.
Are you allowed to pump your own air in NJ?

1. The hvac is out of control in my office
2. Coffee is my best morning friend
3. Where does motivation go and hide when I get to work?
4. The sun never bothered me until I had an office with a window
5. I'm glad I'm not in Michigan today. Brrrrrrrrrr.
 

Maister

Chairman of the bored
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1. there's a good reason billboards are banned in some communities
2. why does mint make your mouth feel cool even though I'm sure the temperature hasn't changed?
3. a we got an 8 inch layer of powder last night and are expecting a lot more later this week. Winter has finally arrived
4. I like green glass. And I have a high tolerance for skunky beers, which is just as well
5. it looks like the show Elementary is getting good ratings. That bodes well for the future
 

luckless pedestrian

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I
  1. feel renewed from my friend's funeral which sounds odd
  2. I grew up in an Irish Catholic family so that explains a lot
  3. Calling a bluff and watching panic isn't as entertaining as it used to be
  4. I really miss my kids today
  5. There is tension in my office that needs address
 

beach_bum

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1. I'm really glad I do not to live in the community I work for because it came in handy this weekend for a situation that arose. :-$
2. Having a low population to staff level ratio is good until you want us to start doing more.
3. I really hope it is not one of those 5 days of work in 4 days kind of week because of the holiday
4. It is cold today, will barely get above freezing! I am glad that it is sunny though, make the cold not so bad.
5. Just found out another good friend of mine is preggo. That's 2 babies and one wedding this year so far (and its only January)
 

ursus

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1. I have "pipeline safety training" today. How boring is that?
2. Went to a dinner party at my parents' on Sunday and I've never felt like more of an outsider.
3. My middle daughters have perfected that cup song routine from Pitch Perfect.
4. School was out yesterday so I heard that cup song routine. Heard it a lot.
5. I'm ready for Spring. Ready ready ready ready ready. Is that clear? Ready.
 

DVD

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1. I have another exciting zoning update meeting
2. All I get at my meetings are the I don't understand so don't do anything Agenda 21 crowd (we ignore them)
3. Took the kids to see a T-Rex skeleton. They are now dinosaur crazy.
4. Real estate in this place is crazy, it's all based on the county appraiser's number.
5. I hope it snows one more time before the Spring gets here.
 

dandy_warhol

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1. I have difficulty giving up control.
2. I am cold!
3. My lunch was made to be cold.
4. Hubby is making andouille and black beans and rice for dinner.
5. I want dinner now!
 
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