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Old 03-22-2011, 09:25 AM
 
Location: The Circle City. Sometimes NE of Bagdad.
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Today's Question(s):

Have you/would you tried/try:
Bungee Jumping ?
Might try it.
Going on a Zip Line ?
I would do it.
Para-sailing ?
I'd do this too.
Surfing ?
Nope.
Skateboarding ?
Nope.
Okra ?
And Nope again.

Bonus Question:
Yesterday I asked if you knew the phrase
"Penny Wise, Pound Foolish"
Which basically means trying to save a little money and it ends up costing you more

So what are some of your ""Penny Wise, Pound Foolish" oops ?
Trying to grow veggies in our rocky soil.

Extra Credit Question:

What the heck am I doing right now ?

Inquiring Minds Question:

Are you allergic to anything ?
Work.
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Old 03-22-2011, 09:31 AM
 
Location: Friendly Hills of Whittier & DTLA
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Reputation: 3870
Have a good one everybody!!

Today's Question(s):

Have you/would you tried/try:
Bungee Jumping ?Nope
Going on a Zip Line ?Nope
Para-sailing ? Nope
Surfing ?Nope
Skateboarding ?Nope
Okra ? yes, fried


Bonus Question:

Yesterday I asked if you knew the phrase
"Penny Wise, Pound Foolish"
Which basically means trying to save a little money and it ends up costing you more

So what are some of your ""Penny Wise, Pound Foolish" oops ?
Wasting gas driving around yard sales, (wasting probably 5-6 bucks of gas) to save a few bucks...lol

Extra Credit Question:

What the heck am I doing _w/my husband(kidding!!) ?

Inquiring Minds Question:

Are you allergic to anything ? yes certain fruits (kiwi)
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Old 03-22-2011, 09:41 AM
 
Location: California
55,426 posts, read 11,691,628 times
Reputation: 34796
Today's Question(s):

Have you/would you tried/try:
Bungee Jumping ? Yes!
Going on a Zip Line ?
Para-sailing ? Yes!
Surfing ? Yes!
Skateboarding ?
Okra ? What's that!


Bonus Question:

Yesterday I asked if you knew the phrase
"Penny Wise, Pound Foolish"
Which basically means trying to save a little money and it ends up costing you more

So what are some of your ""Penny Wise, Pound Foolish" oops ?


I find that buying lots of discount merchandise things I don't really need I would throw them away,so needless to say it is not Penny Wise.


Extra Credit Question:

What the heck am I doing nothing right now! gotta go exercise!


Inquiring Minds Question:

Are you allergic to anything ?

To plants,change of temps.was allergic to cantelope,honeydew,melons..went to accupuncture,I am ok now
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Old 03-22-2011, 09:59 AM
 
Location: Henderson, NV
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Sunny and high 60s in the NV desert today.

Today's Question(s):

No zipping, parasailing or bungee jumping for me. Tried skateboarding when my kids were little and wasn't very good. Loved roller skating though.

So what are some of your ""Penny Wise, Pound Foolish" oops ? I've had many years of not being able to afford the "best", but mostly have been lucky with my choices.

What the heck am I doing trying to get the hinges off my doors?

Are you allergic to anything ? Rashes from antibiotics is about it.

Happy Tuesday everyone!

Last edited by KiwiKate; 03-22-2011 at 10:18 AM..
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Old 03-22-2011, 10:20 AM
 
Location: New Mexico
3,884 posts, read 974,450 times
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Today's Question(s):

Have you/would you tried/try:
Bungee Jumping? Nope
Going on a Zip Line? Done this...also used to do a lot of rapelling back in my younger days
Para-sailing ? Nope
Surfing ? Nope
Skateboarding? Done this
Okra? Tried it a few times cooked different ways...won't do it again


Bonus Question:

Yesterday I asked if you knew the phrase
"Penny Wise, Pound Foolish"
Which basically means trying to save a little money and it ends up costing you more

So what are some of your ""Penny Wise, Pound Foolish" oops? Can't think of anything right off hand...


Extra Credit Question:

What the heck am I doing _________ ?


Inquiring Minds Question:

Are you allergic to anything? Several pollens, grasses, trees, weeds, dust, etc. In fact my main allergey season runs from January to about the first of October! And it's going strong right now!



Happy and hopefully allergy free Tuesday to one and all!
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Old 03-22-2011, 10:31 AM
 
Location: Florida (SW)
33,971 posts, read 10,873,346 times
Reputation: 44134
Today's Question(s):

Have you/would you tried/try:
Bungee Jumping ? NO
Going on a Zip Line ? Never heard of it.
Para-sailing ? NO
Surfing ? Unlikely but not adverse to it .... but not an athlete and I don't think overweight men in their 70's are good candidates to learn.

Skateboarding ? No!
Okra ? NOW YOU'RE TALKING!




Inquiring Minds Question:

Are you allergic to anything ? not really but I get hay fever in the spring.


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Old 03-22-2011, 10:39 AM
 
Location: Barrington, IL area
1,593 posts, read 1,411,420 times
Reputation: 4900
Today's Question(s):

Have you/would you tried/try:
Bungee Jumping ? Nope
Going on a Zip Line ? Done it
Para-sailing ? Nope
Surfing ? Nope
Skateboarding ? Nope
Okra ? Nope


Bonus Question:

Yesterday I asked if you knew the phrase
"Penny Wise, Pound Foolish"
Which basically means trying to save a little money and it ends up costing you more

So what are some of your ""Penny Wise, Pound Foolish" oops ? Can't think of any. I'm always "Quality over Quantity"


Extra Credit Question:

What the heck am I doing _________ ?


Inquiring Minds Question:

Are you allergic to anything ? Just seasonal allergies
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Old 03-22-2011, 11:43 AM
 
Location: long island ny
4,415 posts, read 1,976,098 times
Reputation: 20223
Today's Question(s):

Have you/would you tried/try:
Bungee Jumping ? I think it's gonna happen this summer.
Going on a Zip Line ? Done it upside down too!
Para-sailing ? Did it doubled, quite fun.
Surfing ? Prefer to just watch them.
Skateboarding ? Tried it.
Okra ? Tried it.


Bonus Question:

Yesterday I asked if you knew the phrase
"Penny Wise, Pound Foolish"
Which basically means trying to save a little money and it ends up costing you more

So what are some of your ""Penny Wise, Pound Foolish" oops ?
I'm pretty sure it dealt with car repairs.

Extra Credit Question:

What the heck am I doing _ I just asked myself this morning_ ?


Inquiring Minds Question:

Are you allergic to anything ? Grass, smoke, animals, mold, plants, dust...shoot, I can prolly tell you what I'm not allergic to.
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Old 03-22-2011, 12:02 PM
 
Location: Texas
12,075 posts, read 7,250,506 times
Reputation: 50709
Today's Question(s):

Have you/would you tried/try:
Bungee Jumping ? No
Going on a Zip Line ? Yes
Para-sailing ? I've done this.
Surfing ? I've done this
Skateboarding ? I've done this
Okra ? I love okra.


Bonus Question:

Yesterday I asked if you knew the phrase
"Penny Wise, Pound Foolish"
Which basically means trying to save a little money and it ends up costing you more

So what are some of your ""Penny Wise, Pound Foolish" oops ? Using a pool service.


Extra Credit Question:

What the heck am I doing _________ ?


Inquiring Minds Question:

Are you allergic to anything ? Not that I know of.


Today in History:

1457 - Gutenberg Bible became the 1st printed book
1861 - 1st U.S. nursing school chartered
1894 - First ever Stanley Cup game: Mont AAA beat Ottawa Generals, 3-1 The original trophy cost $48.67 and was purchased the previous year by Sir Frederick Arthur Stanley, Lord Stanley of Preston.
1903 - Niagera Falls runs out of water because of a drought Wow!
1914 - World's 1st airline, St. Petersburg Tampa Airboat Line, begins
1954 - 1st shopping mall opened in Southfield, Michigan


Word of the Day:

fugacious \ fyoo-GAY-shuhs \ , adjective;
1. Lasting but a short time; fleeting.



Today is:
Coq Au Vin Day
We Love Broccoli Day I sure do.
International Goof Off Day
National Sing Out Day
Shopping Mall Day
"I Can Get It For You Wholesale Day" "Yes, we have no bananas."
As Young As You Feel Day
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Old 03-22-2011, 12:10 PM
 
Location: S.A., Texas ~ Home of the HUD secretary farm~
98,087 posts, read 24,588,091 times
Reputation: 133285
Today's Question(s):

Have you/would you tried/try:
Bungee Jumping ? Not a chance in hell!
Going on a Zip Line ? Depends...prolly.
Para-sailing ? No!
Surfing ?Sure
Skateboarding ? Sure
Okra ? You betcha! Love it!


Bonus Question:

Yesterday I asked if you knew the phrase
"Penny Wise, Pound Foolish"
Which basically means trying to save a little money and it ends up costing you more

So what are some of your ""Penny Wise, Pound Foolish" oops ?
I used to stock up on things when prices seemed great. Then I'd find them at an even better price!

Extra Credit Question:

What the heck am I doing __here_______ ?


Inquiring Minds Question:

Are you allergic to anything ?
maybe some pollens or molds..

Today in History:
1457 - Gutenberg Bible became the 1st printed book
1861 - 1st U.S. nursing school chartered
1894 - First ever Stanley Cup game: Mont AAA beat Ottawa Generals, 3-1 The original trophy cost $48.67 and was purchased the previous year by Sir Frederick Arthur Stanley, Lord Stanley of Preston.
1903 - Niagara Falls runs out of water because of a drought
1914 - World's 1st airline, St. Petersburg Tampa Airboat Line, begins
1954 - 1st shopping mall opened in Southfield, Michigan


Word of the Day:

fugacious \ fyoo-GAY-shuhs \ , adjective;
1. Lasting but a short time; fleeting.



Today is:
Coq Au Vin Day
We Love Broccoli Day
International Goof Off Day
National Sing Out Day
Shopping Mall Day
"I Can Get It For You Wholesale Day"
As Young As You Feel Day
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