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Old 08-29-2012, 05:07 AM
 
Location: Da Region
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Default Today's Questions - Wednesday August 28, 2012

Mornin' all!

My Internet was out briefly yesterday morning, which reminded me that it has gone out three of the Wednesdays since I started doing the QotD! I have two alarms set to remind me to post the Question, so if I don't show up some morning, I'm probably just waiting for the Cable to come back on. Normally I try to get the Q up before 7:00 AM Central Time.

Today's Question(s):
When it comes to public festivals of interest to you (car shows, craft shows, etc.), are you:
an organizer
a volunteer
a participant (exhibitor, vendor, etc.)
a spectator

Just for Fun:
Have you ever just stood in the rain, enjoying it in spite of yourself?

Bonus Question:
What is your favorite flavor combination?

Today in History:
2011 Libya's National Transitional Council raises concerns about the mass killing of political prisoners by Muammar Gaddafi's government
1991 John F. Kennedy, Jr. wins his 1st battle as an attorney
1975 Star in Cygnus goes nova becoming 4th brightest in sky
1964 Walt Disney's "Mary Poppins" released
1925 After a night on the town, Babe Ruth shows up late for batting practice Miller Huggins suspends Ruth and slaps a $5,000 fine on him
1896 Chop suey invented in New York City by chef of visiting Chinese Ambassador
1742 Edmond Hoyle published his "Short Treatise" on the card game whist

Today’s Word:
pugilist
PronunciationPYOO-juh-list)
Meaning:noun: A boxer.
Etymology:From Latin pugil (boxer), from pugnus (fist).
Earliest documented use: around 1740.

Today is:
According to Hoyle Day
International Day Against Nuclear Tests
More Herbs, Less Salt Day
National Sarcoidosis Day

Quote of the Day:
Beautiful young people are accidents of nature, but beautiful old people are works of art. ~ Eleanor Roosevelt ~

Have a great day everyone!
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Old 08-29-2012, 05:08 AM
 
Location: Australia
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Today's Question(s):
When it comes to public festivals of interest to you (car shows, craft shows, etc.), are you:
an organizer - I used to be. Many years ago I worked for the US Trade Center in Sydney which organised trade shows of US products for Australian businesses. It was my job to coordinate all the exhibitors and organise their exhibition spaces.
a volunteer
a participant (exhibitor, vendor, etc.)
a spectator - these days, mostly this.

Just for Fun:
Have you ever just stood in the rain, enjoying it in spite of yourself? Once or twice, but only in tropical climates where the torrential rain is like a lovely warm shower!

Bonus Question:
What is your favorite flavor combination?
Gosh, too many to single out just one. Cheese and onion; roast beef and mustard; roast pork and apple sauce... lots of different favourite combos!

Thanks PatsCats.

Happy Hump Day to all.

Last edited by Kobber; 08-29-2012 at 05:16 AM..
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Old 08-29-2012, 05:15 AM
 
Location: home...finally, home .
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Mornin' all! hi Pat & =^..^= s

My Internet was out briefly yesterday morning, which reminded me that it has gone out three of the Wednesdays since I started doing the QotD! I have two alarms set to remind me to post the Question, so if I don't show up some morning, I'm probably just waiting for the Cable to come back on. Normally I try to get the Q up before 7:00 AM Central Time.

Today's Question(s):
When it comes to public festivals of interest to you (car shows, craft shows, etc.), are you:
an organizer
a volunteer I did always organize & work at the Friends' Library book sales
a participant (exhibitor, vendor, etc.)
a spectator only this I'm afraid

Just for Fun:
Have you ever just stood in the rain, enjoying it in spite of yourself? yes, but not for awhile (I'm not sure why)

Bonus Question:

What is your favorite flavor combination? chicken & rice or turkey & stuffing

Have a wonderful Wednesday, everyone
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Old 08-29-2012, 05:32 AM
 
Location: Mayberry
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Today's Question(s):
When it comes to public festivals of interest to you (car shows, craft shows, etc.), are you:
an organizer
a volunteer
a participant (exhibitor, vendor, etc.)
a spectator

Just for Fun:
Have you ever just stood in the rain, enjoying it in spite of yourself?
Yes, actually I was laying there after I had slipped and fallen on a deck
Bonus Question:
What is your favorite flavor combination?
Butter and
Today in History:
2011 Libya's National Transitional Council raises concerns about the mass killing of political prisoners by Muammar Gaddafi's government
1991 John F. Kennedy, Jr. wins his 1st battle as an attorney
1975 Star in Cygnus goes nova becoming 4th brightest in sky
1964 Walt Disney's "Mary Poppins" released
1925 After a night on the town, Babe Ruth shows up late for batting practice Miller Huggins suspends Ruth and slaps a $5,000 fine on him
1896 Chop suey invented in New York City by chef of visiting Chinese Ambassador
1742 Edmond Hoyle published his "Short Treatise" on the card game whist

Today’s Word:
pugilist
PronunciationPYOO-juh-list)
Meaning:noun: A boxer.
Etymology:From Latin pugil (boxer), from pugnus (fist).
Earliest documented use: around 1740.

Today is:
According to Hoyle Day...Let's play
International Day Against Nuclear Tests
More Herbs, Less Salt Day
National Sarcoidosis Day

Quote of the Day:
Beautiful young people are accidents of nature, but beautiful old people are works of art. ~ Eleanor Roosevelt ~

Have a great day everyone!
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Old 08-29-2012, 05:44 AM
 
Location: I am no Longer Invisible!!!!!
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Today's Question(s):
When it comes to public festivals of interest to you (car shows, craft shows, etc.), are you:
an organizer
a volunteer
a participant (exhibitor, vendor, etc.)
a spectator

Just for Fun:
Have you ever just stood in the rain, enjoying it in spite of yourself?

Bonus Question:
What is your favorite flavor combination?
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Old 08-29-2012, 05:52 AM
 
Location: EPWV
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Today's Question(s):
When it comes to public festivals of interest to you (car shows, craft shows, etc.), are you:

an organizer -
a volunteer > I've volunteered on a few occasions, ya know getting set-up and some clean up after the fact. A school public event.
a participant (exhibitor, vendor, etc.)
a spectator > Most of the time.

Just for Fun:
Have you ever just stood in the rain, enjoying it in spite of yourself? Sure, the first few drops or so never in a torrential downpour though.

Bonus Question:
What is your favorite flavor combination?
When I go to Sweet Frog [frozen yogurt place], depending on what they have available, I really like the chocolate and peanut butter combo or the chocolate and cappuccino combo. Chocolate and mint - like York peppermint patty. Steak and onion - there were some potato chips from Herrs that had that and they were good. Haven't seen them lately. Triscuts - Cracked Pepper and Olive Oil. Orville Redenbacher has the small packs that are natural salt and lime. We pop those everyonce in a while. Cinnamon and vanilla. Pistachio and almond. Banana and rum. Coconut and dark chocolate. Also, vanilla and almond, vanilla, caramel and pumpkin and/or ginger. Sure glad I had breakfast already.


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Old 08-29-2012, 05:54 AM
 
Location: Tennessee
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Today's Question(s):
When it comes to public festivals of interest to you (car shows, craft shows, etc.), are you:
an organizer
a volunteer
a participant (exhibitor, vendor, etc.)
a spectator


Spectator

Just for Fun:
Have you ever just stood in the rain, enjoying it in spite of yourself?


No, but I never carry an umbrella either. I keep telling people, it's just water.


Bonus Question:
What is your favorite flavor combination?


chocolate ice cream and salty pretzel rods.

Quote of the Day:
Beautiful young people are accidents of nature, but beautiful old people are works of art. ~ Eleanor Roosevelt ~


How would she know?
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Old 08-29-2012, 05:56 AM
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Location: Memphis - home of the king
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Today's Question(s):
When it comes to public festivals of interest to you (car shows, craft shows, etc.), are you:
a spectator


Just for Fun:
Have you ever just stood in the rain, enjoying it in spite of yourself?
As a child, I played in the rain at times.


Bonus Question:
What is your favorite flavor combination?
Savory: tomato and basil
Sweet: chocolate and orange
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Old 08-29-2012, 05:58 AM
 
Location: Limbo
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Today's Question(s):
When it comes to public festivals of interest to you (car shows, craft shows, etc.), are you:
an organizer
a volunteer
a participant (exhibitor, vendor, etc.)
a spectator

Usually the spectator. I hate to say I'm too lazy to do any of the real work, but I have to be honest with you all.
Just for Fun:
Have you ever just stood in the rain, enjoying it in spite of yourself? Often at work. I'm outside when it starts raining and I get soaked at the least opportune time. After that point, I say to myself, 'what the heck, I'm already soaked, a little more rain wont hurt me.' ...then I get a cold or something

Bonus Question:
What is your favorite flavor combination? Slightly biased towards Strawberry-Kiwi. My mom would always make that as a juice mix as kid. I still can taste it now.
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Old 08-29-2012, 06:03 AM
 
Location: On the East Coast
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Originally Posted by PatsCats View Post
[b]Mornin' all!

My Internet was out briefly yesterday morning, which reminded me that it has gone out three of the Wednesdays since I started doing the QotD! I have two alarms set to remind me to post the Question, so if I don't show up some morning, I'm probably just waiting for the Cable to come back on. Normally I try to get the Q up before 7:00 AM Central Time.

Today's Question(s):
When it comes to public festivals of interest to you (car shows, craft shows, etc.), are you:
an organizer
a volunteer
a participant (exhibitor, vendor, etc.)
a spectator

Just for Fun:
Have you ever just stood in the rain, enjoying it in spite of yourself? Yes, when I was a child....oops!..I just remembered..when we were at a Bon Jovi concert it rained like heck but we had fun.

Bonus Question:
What is your favorite flavor combination? I like a variety of combos and one of them is strawberries and whip cream.

Today in History:
2011 Libya's National Transitional Council raises concerns about the mass killing of political prisoners by Muammar Gaddafi's government
1991 John F. Kennedy, Jr. wins his 1st battle as an attorney
1975 Star in Cygnus goes nova becoming 4th brightest in sky
1964 Walt Disney's "Mary Poppins" released
1925 After a night on the town, Babe Ruth shows up late for batting practice Miller Huggins suspends Ruth and slaps a $5,000 fine on him
1896 Chop suey invented in New York City by chef of visiting Chinese Ambassador
1742 Edmond Hoyle published his "Short Treatise" on the card game whist

Today’s Word:
pugilist
PronunciationPYOO-juh-list)
Meaning:noun: A boxer.
Etymology:From Latin pugil (boxer), from pugnus (fist).
Earliest documented use: around 1740.

Today is:
According to Hoyle Day
International Day Against Nuclear Tests
More Herbs, Less Salt Day
National Sarcoidosis Day

Quote of the Day:
Beautiful young people are accidents of nature, but beautiful old people are works of art. ~ Eleanor Roosevelt ~

Have a great day everyone!
You too,PatsCats.

Last edited by Lucky Lady123; 08-29-2012 at 06:17 AM..
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