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Old 01-31-2016, 01:30 AM
 
Location: San Francisco
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Welcome to the Questions of the Day for Sunday, January 31, 2016. If your birthday is today, you were born under the sign of Aquarius. Some famous people who were born on this date include Austrian composer Franz Schubert, legendary dancer Anna Pavlova, singer-actress Carol Channing, American novelists Zane Grey and Norman Mailer, actresses Suzanne Pleshette, Jean Simmons, Kerry Washington and Minnie Driver, baseball players Jackie Robinson and Nolan Ryan, rockers Terry Kath, Johnny Rotten and Harry Wayne Casey (K.C. and the Sunshine Band) and singers Mario Lanza and Justin Timberlake.

Please feel free to give whimsical or humorous answers to today’s questions. For example, something you always do could be “squeeze the toothpaste tube in the middle,” something never do could be “wear a tutu” and something you sometimes do could be “act like a grownup.”

Today’s Questions:
Name three things you always do:
1.
2.
3.

Name three things you never do:
1.
2.
3.


Name three things you sometimes do:
1.
2.
3.

Today in History:
1504 – By the Treaty of Lyons, the French cede Naples to Ferdinand of Aragon.
1606 – Guy Fawkes executed after being convicted for his role in “The Gunpowder Plot” against the English Parliament and King James I.
1804 – British Vice-Admiral William Bligh’s fleet reaches Curaçao.
1842 – U.S. President John Tyler’s daughter Elizabeth marries in the White House.
1849 – Corn Laws abolished in Britain.
1851 – Gail Borden announces the invention of evaporated milk.
1863 – First regiment of black Civil War soldiers mustered into the U.S. Army.
1865 – Thirteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution passed, abolishing slavery.
1876 – All American Indians are ordered to move into reservations.
1893 – The trademark “Coca-Cola” is first registered at the U.S. Patent Office
1895 – Jose Martí and others leave New York City for an invasion of Spanish Cuba.
1905 – First auto to exceed 100 mph (161 kph), A.G. MacDonald in Daytona Beach, Florida.
1906 – Strongest earthquake instrumentally recorded, 8.6 on the Richter scale, strikes Colombia.
1917 – Germany announces a policy of unrestricted submarine warfare.
1928 – Scotch tape first marketed by the 3M Corporation.
1936 – The radio show “The Green Hornet” debuts.
1940 – The first Social Security check is issued by the U.S. government.
1945 – Private Eddie Slovik becomes the first soldier since the U.S. Civil War to be executed for desertion.
1949 – The first daytime TV soap opera begins broadcasting from NBC’s station in Chicago, Illinois. It was titled “These Are My Children.”
1958 – Explorer I, the first U.S. satellite put into earth’s orbit, is launched.
1971 – Three U.S. astronauts blast off aboard Apollo 14 on a mission to the Moon.
1971 – Telephone service between East and West Berlin re-established after 19 years.
1983 – The wearing of seat belts in automobiles becomes compulsory in Britain.
1990 – McDonalds opens its first fast-food restaurant in Moscow.
2001 – A Scottish court convicts one Libyan and acquits a second in the 1988 bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland.

Quote of the Day:
“One of the advantages of being disorganized is that one is always having surprising discoveries.”
- Winnie the Pooh, whose creator A. A. Milne died on this date in 1956.

Word of the Day:

peripatetic adj /,perēpǝ tet ic
Definition:
1. traveling from place to place; esp. working or based in various places for relatively short periods of time.

Example: “I could never get used to her peripatetic ways.”

Today is:
Backward Day
Appreciate Your Social Security Check Day
Brandy Alexander Day
Inspire Your Heart with the Arts Day
Street Children’s Day
World Leprosy Day

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Old 01-31-2016, 01:31 AM
 
Location: Out there somewhere...a traveling man.
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Please feel free to give whimsical or humorous answers to today’s questions. For example, something you always do could be “squeeze the toothpaste tube in the middle,” something never do could be “wear a tutu” and something you sometimes do could be “act like a grownup.”

]
Name three things you always do:
1. Eat
2. Sleep
3. Drive spouse crazy

Name three things you never do:
1. Pass gas in public
2. Drive more than 40 mph over the speed limit
3. Window peeping


Name three things you sometimes do:
1. Punch all the floor buttons on an elevator
2. Sneak peeks when no one is looking
3. Run naked in the woods

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Old 01-31-2016, 03:37 AM
 
Location: Henderson, NV, U.S.A.
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wake up
fall out of bed
make coffee

watch tv
let my hair grow long
wear dirty clothes

sing
laugh
smile
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Old 01-31-2016, 04:14 AM
 
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Good Morning!

Please feel free to give whimsical or humorous answers to today’s questions. For example, something you always do could be “squeeze the toothpaste tube in the middle,” something never do could be “wear a tutu” and something you sometimes do could be “act like a grownup.”

Today’s Questions:
Name three things you always do:
1. When I am alone in the car sing like a rock star
2. Wear fragrance every day
3. Get rid of some of my husband's "old stuff" when he is not home (he has never noticed)

Name three things you never do:
1. Never squeeze the toothpaste tube in the middle
2. Park my car crooked
3. Dress sloppy


Name three things you sometimes do:
1. Write a letter (snail mail) to a woman (who is a bit off her rocker now) who's children I use to babysit a long, long time ago.
2. Google people I am curious about (or sometimes sneak a peek at the judicial log )
3. Be lazy all day long

Today is:
Backward Day
Appreciate Your Social Security Check Day
Brandy Alexander Day
Inspire Your Heart with the Arts Day
Street Children’s Day
World Leprosy Day

Off on a day trip today! Wishing you an adventurous day!
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Old 01-31-2016, 05:03 AM
 
Location: SW France
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Morning all and morning Shep.

Today’s Questions:
Name three things you always do:
1. Put things back where they belong.
2. Agree with Mrs J.
3. Engage brain before opening mouth.

Name three things you never do:
1. Eat too much chocolate.
2. Miss my daily target for fruit and veg.
3. Fail to walk at least four miles.


Name three things you sometimes do:
1. Tell fibs- see above.
2. Get into trouble because of my sense of humour.
3. Remember why I walked into a room in the first place.


Thanks Shep.
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Old 01-31-2016, 05:56 AM
 
Location: New Jersey
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Welcome to the Questions of the Day for Sunday, January 31, 2016. If your birthday is today, you were born under the sign of Aquarius. Some famous people who were born on this date include Austrian composer Franz Schubert, legendary dancer Anna Pavlova, singer-actress Carol Channing, American novelists Zane Grey and Norman Mailer, actresses Suzanne Pleshette, Jean Simmons, Kerry Washington and Minnie Driver, baseball players Jackie Robinson and Nolan Ryan, rockers Terry Kath, Johnny Rotten and Harry Wayne Casey (K.C. and the Sunshine Band) and singers Mario Lanza and Justin Timberlake.

Please feel free to give whimsical or humorous answers to today’s questions. For example, something you always do could be “squeeze the toothpaste tube in the middle,” something never do could be “wear a tutu” and something you sometimes do could be “act like a grownup.”

Today’s Questions:
Name three things you always do:
1. Dance in the shower, while cooking, or during a commercial with music
2. Envy my cats for their life of pure joy and leisure
3.wonder what I'm going to plant next

Name three things you never do:
1.Talk about roaches while eating at a restaurant
2.Wish I was ten years older
3.spout how eggplant can be yummy if it's fried- because eggplant IS NOT food. It is clearly an extraterrestrial pod thing OR some spawn of a Lovecraftian outer god. Attack of the Killer Tomatoes was a B horror movie but we all would have taken notice if it was about eggplants!


Name three things you sometimes do:
1.Rub the fridge door waiting for a magic genie appear so wish for dinner to be prepared
2. Yes, I grab my own rear bumper to confirm I still "got it"
3.Swear I will remember something clever and then forget it right away

Today in History:
1504 – By the Treaty of Lyons, the French cede Naples to Ferdinand of Aragon.
1606 – Guy Fawkes executed after being convicted for his role in “The Gunpowder Plot” against the English Parliament and King James I.
1804 – British Vice-Admiral William Bligh’s fleet reaches Curaçao.
1842 – U.S. President John Tyler’s daughter Elizabeth marries in the White House.
1849 – Corn Laws abolished in Britain.
1851 – Gail Borden announces the invention of evaporated milk.
1863 – First regiment of black Civil War soldiers mustered into the U.S. Army.
1865 – Thirteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution passed, abolishing slavery.
1876 – All American Indians are ordered to move into reservations.
1893 – The trademark “Coca-Cola” is first registered at the U.S. Patent Office
1895 – Jose Martí and others leave New York City for an invasion of Spanish Cuba.
1905 – First auto to exceed 100 mph (161 kph), A.G. MacDonald in Daytona Beach, Florida.
1906 – Strongest earthquake instrumentally recorded, 8.6 on the Richter scale, strikes Colombia.
1917 – Germany announces a policy of unrestricted submarine warfare.
1928 – Scotch tape first marketed by the 3M Corporation.
1936 – The radio show “The Green Hornet” debuts.
1940 – The first Social Security check is issued by the U.S. government.
1945 – Private Eddie Slovik becomes the first soldier since the U.S. Civil War to be executed for desertion.
1949 – The first daytime TV soap opera begins broadcasting from NBC’s station in Chicago, Illinois. It was titled “These Are My Children.”
1958 – Explorer I, the first U.S. satellite put into earth’s orbit, is launched.
1971 – Three U.S. astronauts blast off aboard Apollo 14 on a mission to the Moon.
1971 – Telephone service between East and West Berlin re-established after 19 years.
1983 – The wearing of seat belts in automobiles becomes compulsory in Britain.
1990 – McDonalds opens its first fast-food restaurant in Moscow.
2001 – A Scottish court convicts one Libyan and acquits a second in the 1988 bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland.

Quote of the Day:
“One of the advantages of being disorganized is that one is always having surprising discoveries.”
- Winnie the Pooh, whose creator A. A. Milne died on this date in 1956.

Word of the Day:

peripatetic adj /,perēpǝ ・tet・ ic
Definition:
1. traveling from place to place; esp. working or based in various places for relatively short periods of time.

Example: “I could never get used to her peripatetic ways.”

Today is:
Backward Day
Appreciate Your Social Security Check Day
Brandy Alexander Day
Inspire Your Heart with the Arts Day
Street Children’s Day
World Leprosy Day
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Old 01-31-2016, 05:56 AM
 
Location: Houston, USA
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Today’s Questions:
Name three things you always do:


1. Pluck between my eyebrows on Thursdays.


2. Look at my phone first thing upon waking in the morning. I also do this to adjust my eyes to the light.


3. Sit on the floor while watching TV.



Name three things you never do:


1. Lounge around in my pajamas.


2. Aspire to be a famous rapper.


3. Walk around barefoot.


Name three things you sometimes do:


1. Flip light switches on with my foot just because.


2. Rub fruit on my face while I'm eating it.


3. Run inside the house just to do it.

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Old 01-31-2016, 06:22 AM
 
Location: Dublin, Ireland
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Today’s Questions:
Name three things you always do:
1. sleep
2. eat
3. drink

Name three things you never do:
1. Go to a barber
2. Start fights, I'm quite the pacifist
3. Go on holiday and never leave the hotel/resort grounds (never understood why some people do this)


Name three things you sometimes do:
1. Do something completely new/at random
2. watch a lot movies back to back over a weekend
3. start reading a book and not finish it until the following year (even if its a good one)

Thanks for the questions BayArea, hope you're all enjoying the weekend
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Old 01-31-2016, 07:08 AM
 
Location: South Carolina
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]Welcome to the Questions of the Day for Sunday, January 31, 2016. If your birthday is today, you were born under the sign of Aquarius. Some famous people who were born on this date include Austrian composer Franz Schubert, legendary dancer Anna Pavlova, singer-actress Carol Channing, American novelists Zane Grey and Norman Mailer, actresses Suzanne Pleshette, Jean Simmons, Kerry Washington and Minnie Driver, baseball players Jackie Robinson and Nolan Ryan, rockers Terry Kath, Johnny Rotten and Harry Wayne Casey (K.C. and the Sunshine Band) and singers Mario Lanza and Justin Timberlake.

Please feel free to give whimsical or humorous answers to today’s questions. For example, something you always do could be “squeeze the toothpaste tube in the middle,” something never do could be “wear a tutu” and something you sometimes do could be “act like a grownup.”

Today’s Questions:
Name three things you always do:
1.
2.
3.

Name three things you never do:
1.
2.
3.


Name three things you sometimes do:
1.
2.
3.

Today in History:
1504 – By the Treaty of Lyons, the French cede Naples to Ferdinand of Aragon.
1606 – Guy Fawkes executed after being convicted for his role in “The Gunpowder Plot” against the English Parliament and King James I.
1804 – British Vice-Admiral William Bligh’s fleet reaches Curaçao.
1842 – U.S. President John Tyler’s daughter Elizabeth marries in the White House.
1849 – Corn Laws abolished in Britain.
1851 – Gail Borden announces the invention of evaporated milk.
1863 – First regiment of black Civil War soldiers mustered into the U.S. Army.
1865 – Thirteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution passed, abolishing slavery.
1876 – All American Indians are ordered to move into reservations.
1893 – The trademark “Coca-Cola” is first registered at the U.S. Patent Office
1895 – Jose Martí and others leave New York City for an invasion of Spanish Cuba.
1905 – First auto to exceed 100 mph (161 kph), A.G. MacDonald in Daytona Beach, Florida.
1906 – Strongest earthquake instrumentally recorded, 8.6 on the Richter scale, strikes Colombia.
1917 – Germany announces a policy of unrestricted submarine warfare.
1928 – Scotch tape first marketed by the 3M Corporation.
1936 – The radio show “The Green Hornet” debuts.
1940 – The first Social Security check is issued by the U.S. government.
1945 – Private Eddie Slovik becomes the first soldier since the U.S. Civil War to be executed for desertion.
1949 – The first daytime TV soap opera begins broadcasting from NBC’s station in Chicago, Illinois. It was titled “These Are My Children.”
1958 – Explorer I, the first U.S. satellite put into earth’s orbit, is launched.
1971 – Three U.S. astronauts blast off aboard Apollo 14 on a mission to the Moon.
1971 – Telephone service between East and West Berlin re-established after 19 years.
1983 – The wearing of seat belts in automobiles becomes compulsory in Britain.
1990 – McDonalds opens its first fast-food restaurant in Moscow.
2001 – A Scottish court convicts one Libyan and acquits a second in the 1988 bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland.

Quote of the Day:
“One of the advantages of being disorganized is that one is always having surprising discoveries.”
- Winnie the Pooh, whose creator A. A. Milne died on this date in 1956.

Word of the Day:

peripatetic adj /,perēpǝ tet ic
Definition:
1. traveling from place to place; esp. working or based in various places for relatively short periods of time.

Example: “I could never get used to her peripatetic ways.”

Today is:
Backward Day
Appreciate Your Social Security Check Day
Brandy Alexander Day
Inspire Your Heart with the Arts Day
Street Children’s Day
World Leprosy Day

Guess I'm not awake enough to answer the questions today, I have a headache and just can't think at all. Wanted to say good morning anyway and thanks to BayArea!!
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Old 01-31-2016, 07:19 AM
 
Location: Yellow cottage, green doors.
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For breakfast today I had a giant meatball parm sub and a giant homemade chocolate milk.
Quote:
Originally Posted by Bayarea4 View Post
Welcome to the Questions of the Day for Sunday, January 31, 2016. If your birthday is today, you were born under the sign of Aquarius. Some famous people who were born on this date include Austrian composer Franz Schubert, legendary dancer Anna Pavlova, singer-actress Carol Channing, American novelists Zane Grey and Norman Mailer, actresses Suzanne Pleshette, Jean Simmons, Kerry Washington and Minnie Driver, baseball players Jackie Robinson and Nolan Ryan, rockers Terry Kath, Johnny Rotten and Harry Wayne Casey (K.C. and the Sunshine Band) and singers Mario Lanza and Justin Timberlake.

Please feel free to give whimsical or humorous answers to today’s questions. For example, something you always do could be “squeeze the toothpaste tube in the middle,” something never do could be “wear a tutu” and something you sometimes do could be “act like a grownup.”

Today’s Questions:
Name three things you always do:
1.
Quote:
Originally Posted by Bayarea4 View Post
Wash my hands.
2. Love my cat.
3. Make a big sandwich.

Name three things you never do:
1.
Hurt any animal.
2. Get greedy at a buffet or meal.
3. Allow someone to dupe me.


Name three things you sometimes do:
1.
Buy a banana nut muffin for her.
2. Play acoustic guitar out side with the birds.
3. Buy a bunch of fish fillets in the seafood market.
Quote:
Originally Posted by Bayarea4 View Post

Today in History:
1504 – By the Treaty of Lyons, the French cede Naples to Ferdinand of Aragon.
1606 – Guy Fawkes executed after being convicted for his role in “The Gunpowder Plot” against the English Parliament and King James I.
1804 – British Vice-Admiral William Bligh’s fleet reaches Curaçao.
1842 – U.S. President John Tyler’s daughter Elizabeth marries in the White House.
1849 – Corn Laws abolished in Britain.
1851 – Gail Borden announces the invention of evaporated milk.
1863 – First regiment of black Civil War soldiers mustered into the U.S. Army.
1865 – Thirteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution passed, abolishing slavery.
1876 – All American Indians are ordered to move into reservations.
1893 – The trademark “Coca-Cola” is first registered at the U.S. Patent Office
1895 – Jose Martí and others leave New York City for an invasion of Spanish Cuba.
1905 – First auto to exceed 100 mph (161 kph), A.G. MacDonald in Daytona Beach, Florida.
1906 – Strongest earthquake instrumentally recorded, 8.6 on the Richter scale, strikes Colombia.
1917 – Germany announces a policy of unrestricted submarine warfare.
1928 – Scotch tape first marketed by the 3M Corporation.
1936 – The radio show “The Green Hornet” debuts.
1940 – The first Social Security check is issued by the U.S. government.
1945 – Private Eddie Slovik becomes the first soldier since the U.S. Civil War to be executed for desertion.
1949 – The first daytime TV soap opera begins broadcasting from NBC’s station in Chicago, Illinois. It was titled “These Are My Children.”
1958 – Explorer I, the first U.S. satellite put into earth’s orbit, is launched.
1971 – Three U.S. astronauts blast off aboard Apollo 14 on a mission to the Moon.
1971 – Telephone service between East and West Berlin re-established after 19 years.
1983 – The wearing of seat belts in automobiles becomes compulsory in Britain.
1990 – McDonalds opens its first fast-food restaurant in Moscow.
2001 – A Scottish court convicts one Libyan and acquits a second in the 1988 bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland.

Quote of the Day:
“One of the advantages of being disorganized is that one is always having surprising discoveries.”
- Winnie the Pooh, whose creator A. A. Milne died on this date in 1956.

Word of the Day:

peripatetic adj /,perēpǝ tet ic
Definition:
1. traveling from place to place; esp. working or based in various places for relatively short periods of time.

Example: “I could never get used to her peripatetic ways.”

Today is:
Backward Day
Appreciate Your Social Security Check Day
Brandy Alexander Day
Inspire Your Heart with the Arts Day
Street Children’s Day
World Leprosy Day

Hey, thanks Bay, for the Sunday morning fun! I wish you and yours and all our CD friends a happy Sunday! Don't forget to eat! Feed an animal!

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