The Strange Décor of Wacky Roommates

Sorry I'm so late with today's questions. My wife and I took my grandma out for a birthday lunch. Her birthday is February 22nd. Punctuality clearly isn't my strong suit.

1. I feel like we've already discussed our craziest roommates. But let's be a little more specific, and talk about crazy décor. What's the strangest thing your roommate has insisted on displaying? For me, it was an eight-by-ten picture that hung in the kitchen. A baby picture, with his mother. In this old photo, my roommate was being breastfed. Had we been part of a reality show, the FCC would have levied fines. [Lots more on that crazy four-month stint here.]

2. Last week, we discussed the best VHS tapes still in your video library. Let's talk about the ones that got (thrown) away. What's the greatest VHS tape no longer in your possession? For me, it's "MAGIC HOUR (SELECTED EPISODES)."

3. At the aforementioned lunch, our waitress broke four glasses. We felt awful for her—and for us, since the staff's slow clean-up made our exit John McClane-esque. This wasn't as memorable as the time I watched a waiter quit, climb onto a table, publicly disparage his former employer, and slam shut the door at the BW3's on Franklin Street in Chapel Hill. But both incidents were admittedly tame. Have you ever been witness to anything truly nuts in a restaurant?


4. Mangesh sent me this Captain Capitalism cartoon, which got me thinking about tax refunds. If you're getting a refund, how are you planning to spend it? (I'll grit my teeth reading your responses, as we received a big fat "U.O.Us (more)" from the IRS this year.)

Have a great weekend!

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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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