Two Truths and a Lie

On Fridays, I post a series of unrelated questions meant to spark conversation in the comments. Today we're doing something slightly different.

1. Did you ever play the game "two truths and a lie" at a company function or school orientation? For the uninitiated, you say three things about yourself. Two of them are—wait for it—true. The other you made up. Then everyone tries to guess. Let's play that today.

a. I once drove over my work laptop in a 1993 Mercury Sable. OK, twice.
b. In 2005, I quit my ad agency job to work at an A&P grocery store for seven months. During that time I wrote a will-never-be-published book called Self-Checkout.
c. My wife and I met ESPN's Dick Vitale at a Hyatt in Sarasota. I put my arm around him and immediately thought he was going to punch me in the face. He told me to visit his website to see his preseason college hoops rankings.

If you're not comfortable sharing two personal details, you can play the Amazing Facts version—give us two unbelievable-yet-true facts and one completely fake one.

2. What's the best or worst ice-breaker activity you've ever participated in? I want to find vintage books or newspaper articles with suggestions.

[If you have a question suggestion for me, send it over via Twitter @EnglishJason. See all the previous Friday Happy Hour transcripts. Enjoy the weekend!]

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What Shows Up When You Google Yourself?
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On Fridays we ask a bunch of unrelated questions. Your answers help get us through the afternoon. On to this week's topics...

1. What's the strangest thing someone could learn about you by Googling your name? And has anyone who shares your name done anything remarkable? There's a Jason English who's almost exactly my age. He allegedly bit someone's ear off and flushed it down the toilet. It will be tough to rise above that in the search rankings.

2. What's something you regret quitting?

3. If you could change one rule in any board game, what would it be? (If you have a specific house rule you think the world should adopt, let us hear it.)

4. Do the kids celebrate Mischief Night/Devil's Eve in your neighborhood? What's the worst incident you remember?

5. Got a question for the group? Ask away. Have a great weekend and happy Halloween!


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