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RTDNTOTO 🐻 Random Thoughts Deserving No Thread of Their Own 12 (2017)

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Maister

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Bear Up North said:
My fellow Cyburbians:

As we welcome in a new year, we sadly say "goodbye" to an old friend and with the grin that made slackers famous, we welcome a new friend.

The RANDOM THOUGHTS THREAD has been part of our lives for many a post. The thread has given us reason to laugh, made us cry, once in a while encouraged a wink or two. Even though tagged with a RANDOM line, the thread was often not so "random". Cyburbians used it to test the waters on a thought and would, once in a while, create a thread with a central theme first posted on the Random Thread.

The original Random Thread will be quietly laid to rest. The ideas, thoughts, observations, complaints, shouts of joy, exclamations of disgust.....they will still be in the archived files. But we all know that time makes us forget, and there are many things that were shared in the original thread that time will HELP us forget.

As we begin to fill this new (and exciting! ) thread with our "randoms", let's take a moment to thank all of those who contributed to the original thread. But more importantly.....let's roll out the red Cyburbian carpet for "newbies" and others to join us. We look forward to a better world.....jump-started on this 3rd day of January, 2007.....go forth and gather thy randoms.

Oh yeah.....

Road trip.

Bear
What BUN said. Now go bond.
 

Richmond Jake

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Happy New Year to y'all. :fl:


Fortunately, Mariah Carey was the only bomb in Times Square last night. (Not my line, only repeating it.)
 

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Happy New Year to y'all. :fl:


Fortunately, Mariah Carey was the only bomb in Times Square last night. (Not my line, only repeating it.)
I hear osu is sending her thank you cards because they no longer had the worst performance of NYE.
 

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Happy New Year Everyone. Sorry I was a complete mess yesterday. Sickness, power outages, and visitors made yesterday... umm interesting. We can't win them all I guess. Glad to see everyone finished the year strong!

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I am greatly thankful for all of you! Sorry I missed my favorite day of the year. I promise not to be that guy this year. I will not get sick and I will power through.
 

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'Twas introduced to Cards Against Humanity last night...ye gods. 8-!
 

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And we're back for another Random year! Great time with friends last night @ the annual gathering. This years we only cooked 12 racks of ribs, 4 hens, 4 briskets & 2 hams on the cooker.

Good to see tosu finish strong in 2016...the year was not s complete loss.
 

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Random Thought Progress Report -
__________ 1000, _2000, 3000, _4000,_5000, _6000,_7000,_8000, _9,000,_10K,_11K, _12K, Closing #
#12 - 2017 -
#11 - 2016 - 02-09, 03-23, 05-12, 07-01, 08-18, 10-12, 12-07, 12-31, 8,072
#10 - 2015 - 02-06, 04-06, 06-15, 08-14, 10-01, 11-29, 12-30, 12-31, 12-31, 9,570
# 9 -- 2014 - 01-31, 03-12, 05-21, 08-09, 10-21, 12-11, 12-30, 12-31, 12-31, 9,291
# 8 -- 2013 - 01-18, 02-12, 03-22, 04-22, 05-17, 06-20, 07-30, 09-16, 11-13, 12-19, 12-31, 12-31, 12,050
# 7 -- 2012 - 02-23, 05-12, 07-10, 09-12, 11-06, 12-06, 12-28, 12-31, 12-31, 9,327
# 6 -- 2011 - 02-25, 04-12, 05-26, 06-30, 08-10, 10-05, 12-05, 12-31, 8,041
# 5 -- 2010 - 03-04, 05-09, 07-26, 09-22, 11-24, 5,563
# 4 -- 2009 - 02-19, 04-24, 07-13, 10-07, 12-31, 5,004
# 3 -- 2008 - 04-04, 07-07, 09-23, 12-22, 4,085
# 2 -- 2007 - 03-10, 05-19, 07-24, 10-11, 4,862
adjusted by the 50 posts that were listed in #1 and posted on & after 01/01


:-o starting our 12th year of Randomness & Thread splits
 

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Decorations are off the tree and back in the closet, the tree is out at the curb, and the living room is restored to normal.
 

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Neuroscience Says Listening to This Song Reduces Anxiety by Up to 65 Percent
http://www.inc.com/melanie-curtin/n...song-reduces-anxiety-by-up-to-65-percent.html

Of the top track, Dr. David Lewis-Hodgson said, "'Weightless' was so effective, many women became drowsy and I would advise against driving while listening to the song because it could be dangerous."

(Article author) made a public playlist of all of them on Spotify that runs about 50 minutes (it's also downloadable).
Are these tracks effective ?
 

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A fantasy came to me this morning...renting a boat...heading out to the Gulf with ZG...and fishing. :h:
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Also, I'm such a Luddite. After all the instructions from my DILs and Siri, I still can't take a screen print from my iPhone. :'( :s:
 

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Who has today off as a holiday besides me ? ;) :)
I'm off.
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Great idea: Tape the Rose Parade once and show it every year. It's all the same. #savetheflowers
 

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Spent the day off doing as little as possible. Did go out for dinner - tried a new-to-us pizza place.

Back to the grind tomorrow!
 

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:not::not::not::not:
Same here. We have not seen the sun so far in 2017 because of rain, I am recovering from food poisoning, the kids did not want to get up to go to school this morning, and the wife has a horrible head cold. It is a day where we should have all just stated in bed.
 

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I'm here. Let 2017 begin.

Please be nice, 2017.
 

gtpeach

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Our network is completely down at work. Can't even get to the shared folders. 2017 is off to an awesome start!
 

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I made it to work and I might even do something other than my meeting tonight.
 

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2017 is pretty easy to say. So far I don't hate this year.
 

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It doesn't really start for me until next week when all my elected officials change over. Their down the hall right now talking about some article on the Planning Commission and no one will call me down there for accurate information. There's part of me that wants to walk in and say, "I heard you were talking trash about my boards again.", but it's all over in a week.
 

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'Twas introduced to Cards Against Humanity last night...ye gods. 8-!
if you want the g rated version, get apples and oranges

we fell asleep on New Years Eve at around 1030 watching the Twilight Zone marathon on SyFy after I made a wonderful meal (usually my husband cooks, so this is a big deal)

2 out of 3 children are sick so I am pushing tea into me to prevent it from hitting me
 

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Happy New Year Cyburbia. It was an odd end of the year. My first as a divorced dad, I didn't seem too much into anything and completely missed the RTDNTOTO post-athon. I did find a ring I lost putting up the tree (it was inside the tree stand) and I agreed to haul the ex's tree to recycling. (Oh how I wanted to say NO!) The kids started their week with me and we went to IKEA on a lark. Thank goodness it is a two hour drive - I could get very comfortable there.

And to top it off, first day back and we have ZBA meeting tonight. Yay!
 

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My New Year's Eve was spent on the couch with the wife watching the new Ghostbusters movie. I was asleep by about 10:45 but my wife made sure to nudge me awake in time for midnight. I then moved to the bedroom and then was fast asleep by about 12:02 a.m.

By my standards, that was a successful New Year's Eve!
 

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1st work day of 2017.
I didn't get here till almost 11. My NYE guest was still at the house and I really didn't feel all that great this morning anyways. It's still super slow here.
 

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1st work day of 2017.
I'm here and being productive so far. Quarterly report submitted; training new admin; looking to hire two new conservationists and a GIS person. I slept all night, which was a concern after having a few days off and getting into a BAD sleeping routine.

Yet, the day is dragging. I got up to get my lunch and realized it was 10:30, not 11:30.
 

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Happy New Year! May your khakis not get stained with the blood of your enemies this year!


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What a great Rose Bowl game yesterday. <:D

Happy back-to-work day everyone. :not:
 

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I'm on the phone with one of the Commissioners. We were in the middle of a conversation and it sounded like he got interrupted by somebody. I think he's forgotten that we were in the middle of a conversation and now the phone may be in his pocket or something, but it's still on. Like I can hear some various snippets of muffled conversation, but that's it. I've said hello like 4 times...I just hung up on him...I didn't know what else to do.
 

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I'm on the phone with one of the Commissioners. We were in the middle of a conversation and it sounded like he got interrupted by somebody. I think he's forgotten that we were in the middle of a conversation and now the phone may be in his pocket or something, but it's still on. Like I can hear some various snippets of muffled conversation, but that's it. I've said hello like 4 times...I just hung up on him...I didn't know what else to do.
I have a committee member that is always pocket dialing me - such a pain - but see what you can hear from it lol
 

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I would have never hung that phone up. I'd have just put it on speaker and hoped that I heard some nugget of pure gold that I could use to my advantage later. But maybe that's just me.
 

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Page 2 seems like such a small page. Two -- ha! That's less than one page per day so far! Come on, people!!
 

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Page 2 seems like such a small page. Two -- ha! That's less than one page per day so far! Come on, people!!
At this rate, it might take us 11 weeks to reach 1K.

Are you going to let that happen ?
 
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