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Old 04-23-2012, 06:36 AM
 
Location: EPWV
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Today’s Question(s):
When was the last time you honked your horn at another car?
Been awhile.

Do you honk your horn:
If someone cuts you off? x
If someone turns in front of you? depends how it's done but if it involves cutting me off,... see above.
In traffic jams? no
If the light turns green and the car in front of you doesn’t move? not right away like some I've noticed in DC do even BEFORE the light changes to green.
If someone is going too slowly in front of you? no, I just try to find a way to safely pass.
If someone is hesitating unnecessarily in taking a turn? no, not really. I might curse a little under my breath but I'll try to find a way to safely get around them.


To say “hi” to a friend you see? a light tap maybe but rarely happens.
Other reasons?




Extra Credit Question:

Does your current or most recent employer or school hold fire drills?
Yes, to fire drills.

Do you have a household emergency preparedness plan?

Think we have enough of a few supplies to get by for a day or two.

Bonus Question:

Do you have a camera?

Probably about 3, maybe 4.

If so, is it a film camera or a digital camera?

One good one and the other two are the cell phone cameras. I think we have a film camera somewhere in the house.

Is your camera the basic kind where you pretty much just push a button and the camera does the rest, or do you have all the fancy gadgets to enhance your photos?

The easy kind


Do you have a photo you’ve taken recently that you’d like to share here?

naw, probably not.

Just for Fun:

What was your favorite book when you were a child?

When I was reallllly little, the Dr. Suess' book, "Green Eggs and Ham" was a hit. Earlier mentioned titles, ie- Bobbsey Twins and some Dicken's classics.



Hoping everybody has a decent Monday.

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Old 04-23-2012, 06:36 AM
 
Location: the middle of no where
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Today’s Question(s):

When was the last time you honked your horn at another car? A long time ago.

Do you honk your horn:
If someone cuts you off?
If someone turns in front of you?
In traffic jams?
If the light turns green and the car in front of you doesn’t move? Just a little beep nothing blaring.
If someone is going too slowly in front of you?
If someone is hesitating unnecessarily in taking a turn?
To say “hi” to a friend you see? I honk the horn to greet my dog when I come home.
Other reasons?


Extra Credit Question:

Does your current or most recent employer or school hold fire drills? We're self employed.........no drills but we do update our fire extinguishers.

Do you have a household emergency preparedness plan? Yes


Bonus Question:

Do you have a camera? Yes

If so, is it a film camera or a digital camera?

Is your camera the basic kind where you pretty much just push a button and the camera does the rest, or do you have all the fancy gadgets to enhance your photos? Basic

Do you have a photo you’ve taken recently that you’d like to share here? I don't take many pictures let alone anything good enough to share.


Just for Fun:

What was your favorite book when you were a child? The fuzzy wuzzy balnket. My parents would read it to me at bedtime every night.


Today in History:
1564 – Birth of playwright William Shakespeare
1616 – Death of playwright William Shakespeare
1635 – The first public school in the United States, the Boston Latin School, is founded in Boston, Massachusetts
1662 – Connecticut is chartered as an English colony
1900 – The first known appearance of the word “hillbilly,” in the New York Journal
1940 – The Rhythm Night Club fire at a dance hall in Natches, Mississippi kills 198 people
1945 – Flossenbürg concentration camp in Bavaria, Germany is liberated by the 90th and the 97th Infantry Divisions of the US Army
1985 – Coca-Cola changes its formula and releases New Coke. After an overwhelmingly negative response, the original formula is back on the market within three months.
1992 – McDonald’s opens its first fast-food restaurant in China


Today’s Word:
Lenitive \lĕn ĭ tĭv\ adjective
Capable of easing pain or discomfort


Today Is:
Read to Me Day
International Sing-out Day
International Nose-Picking Day
Picnic Day
Fire Drill Day
International Marconi Day
Movie Theatre Day
Talk Like Shakespeare Day
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Old 04-23-2012, 06:51 AM
bjh
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Location: Memphis - home of the king
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Today’s Question(s):
When was the last time you honked your horn at another car?
I don't remember.

Do you honk your horn:
Generally, when I honk a horn it's just to say: "You're about to run in to me!" I don't believe in honking horns to "punish" other drivers. One exception is if the light turns green and the car in front doesn’t move - but only if there's a long enough delay that you can figure they are texting instead of looking at the light.


Extra Credit Question:
Does your current or most recent employer or school hold fire drills?
No.
Do you have a household emergency preparedness plan?
Somewhat.


Bonus Question:
Do you have a camera?
If so, is it a film camera or a digital camera?
I have two digital cameras. A good one and an inexpensive one bought on a vacation a couple of years ago.

Is your camera the basic kind where you pretty much just push a button and the camera does the rest, or do you have all the fancy gadgets to enhance your photos?
Both, as you can imagine the good one has more options.

Do you have a photo you’ve taken recently that you’d like to share here?
If you insist.
Here's a picture of the stainglass decorated transom window over the front door at Sun Studio at 706 Union Avenue taken a couple of years ago. Since then it has been partially covered by part of a security door frame. You can't get this interior shot anymore. That's the whole point of stainglass is the backlighted colors seen from inside.




Just for Fun:
What was your favorite book when you were a child?
One book was about a boy growing up on a farm in the 1800s. I wore that book out.


Today in History:
1564 – Birth of playwright William Shakespeare - born on Monday, baptized on Thursday.
1616 – Death of playwright William Shakespeare

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Old 04-23-2012, 07:10 AM
 
Location: Orlando, Florida
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International Nose-Picking Day



Just one should be sufficient............
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Old 04-23-2012, 07:27 AM
bjh
Status: "Season's greetings." (set 4 days ago)
 
Location: Memphis - home of the king
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Why is he looking up at my post?
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Old 04-23-2012, 07:34 AM
 
Location: New Mexico
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Today’s Question(s):

When was the last time you honked your horn at another car? I don't really remember the last time I honked my horn

Do you honk your horn:
If someone cuts you off?
If someone turns in front of you?
In traffic jams?
If the light turns green and the car in front of you doesn’t move?
If someone is going too slowly in front of you?
If someone is hesitating unnecessarily in taking a turn?
To say “hi” to a friend you see?
Other reasons? About the only time I have ever used the horn is when someone is backing out in front of me and is waaay too close to hitting me.



Extra Credit Question:

Does your current or most recent employer or school hold fire drills?
Nope
Do you have a household emergency preparedness plan?

Somewhat

Bonus Question:


Do you have a camera?
Yep
If so, is it a film camera or a digital camera? Yep

Is your camera the basic kind where you pretty much just push a button and the camera does the rest, or do you have all the fancy gadgets to enhance your photos? Basic

Do you have a photo you’ve taken recently that you’d like to share here? Nope



Just for Fun:

What was your favorite book when you were a child?
Way too many to list. I loved the classics, as well as The Bobbsey Twins, the Hardy Boys, Beautiful Joe, Black Beauty, and on and on and on...


Hope you all have a marvelous Monday!


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Old 04-23-2012, 07:40 AM
 
Location: North Central Illinois
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Happy Monday to everyone!

Today’s Question(s):

When was the last time you honked your horn at another car? I can't remember.

Do you honk your horn:
If someone cuts you off?
If someone turns in front of you?
In traffic jams?
If the light turns green and the car in front of you doesn’t move?
If someone is going too slowly in front of you?
If someone is hesitating unnecessarily in taking a turn?
To say “hi” to a friend you see?
Other reasons?
Someone is backing up and doesn't see me and I think they are going to hit me.


Extra Credit Question:

Does your current or most recent employer or school hold fire drills? We are suppose to but I can't remember the last time we did one.

Do you have a household emergency preparedness plan?
yes, get out of the house fast!


Bonus Question:

Do you have a camera? yes

If so, is it a film camera or a digital camera? digital

Is your camera the basic kind where you pretty much just push a button and the camera does the rest, or do you have all the fancy gadgets to enhance your photos? yes and yes

Do you have a photo you’ve taken recently that you’d like to share here?



Just for Fun:

What was your favorite book when you were a child? Pippa Longstockings
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Old 04-23-2012, 07:41 AM
 
Location: Orlando
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Good morning all! We got some much needed rain this weekend...still need a whole lot more!


Today’s Question(s):

When was the last time you honked your horn at another car? Been awhile

Do you honk your horn:
If someone cuts you off?
If someone turns in front of you?
In traffic jams? Never understood people doing this one
If the light turns green and the car in front of you doesn’t move? Just a short toot on this one.
If someone is going too slowly in front of you?
If someone is hesitating unnecessarily in taking a turn?
To say “hi” to a friend you see?
Other reasons? The only time I remember doing this is if they seem to have a hard time deciding which lane they want, and I have to wait to see which one I want as a result....swerving between lanes.


Extra Credit Question:

Does your current or most recent employer or school hold fire drills? Only when we get a gunho new facilities person

Do you have a household emergency preparedness plan? Sure...get out the door....fast!

Bonus Question:

Do you have a camera? I do!

If so, is it a film camera or a digital camera? I have both

Is your camera the basic kind where you pretty much just push a button and the camera does the rest, or do you have all the fancy gadgets to enhance your photos?
I have my father's old camera that is very complicated...I'll probably be selling it to a collector someday.
My everyday camera is a point and shoot....just what I need
.

Do you have a photo you’ve taken recently that you’d like to share here? I have no pictures on this computer.

Just for Fun:

What was your favorite book when you were a child? Toddler was "the little engine that could" or "David's Silver Dollar" as a pre-teen that would be the Nancy Drew/Hardy Boys series.


Have a great day everyone and I hope no one needs the fire drill!
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Old 04-23-2012, 07:50 AM
 
Location: England
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Old 04-23-2012, 07:52 AM
 
Location: Funky Town
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Happy Monday

Today’s Question(s):

When was the last time you honked your horn at another car? I rarely do this, maybe 2 or 3 years ago.

Do you honk your horn:
If someone cuts you off?
If someone turns in front of you?
In traffic jams?
If the light turns green and the car in front of you doesn’t move?
If someone is going too slowly in front of you?
If someone is hesitating unnecessarily in taking a turn?
To say “hi” to a friend you see?
Other reasons?



Extra Credit Question:

Does your current or most recent employer or school hold fire drills?

Do you have a household emergency preparedness plan?
No


Bonus Question:

Do you have a camera? Yes

If so, is it a film camera or a digital camera? a very old digital.

Is your camera the basic kind where you pretty much just push a button and the camera does the rest, or do you have all the fancy gadgets to enhance your photos? It's pretty simple.

Do you have a photo you’ve taken recently that you’d like to share here?
Maybe, Ill check.


Just for Fun:

What was your favorite book when you were a child? Peter Rabbit.


Today Is:
Read to Me Day
International Sing-out Day
International Nose-Picking Day
Picnic Day
Fire Drill Day
International Marconi Day
Movie Theatre Day
Talk Like Shakespeare Day

Thanks MWBW! Have a great day y'all!!!

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