What New Holiday Should We Create?

Every Friday, I post a series of unrelated questions meant to spark conversation in the comments. Answer one, answer all, respond to someone else's reply, whatever you want. On to this week's topics of discussion...

1. Let's pretend you've been appointed calendar czar. Your first order of duty is creating one new federal holiday. You can choose to honor an event (The Day the Music Died Day), a person (Jon Voight Day)—whatever you want. Which new holiday would you propose? How should people celebrate? (This question came up on a recent Bill Simmons podcast.)

2. I was at Dunkin Donuts the other day when a seven- or eight-year-old kid cut the line and started screaming at the cashier. "How can you have a sign that says 'Free WiFi' when your WiFi isn't working?" He was shaking. I thought I was on that ABC hidden camera show What Would You Do? The customer is always right, except when the customer is a bratty kid dressing down food service workers. What's a recent example of horrible public behavior — kids or adults — you've witnessed?

3. What's the oldest piece of clothing you still wear regularly?

4. A couple weeks ago, I asked if any of you named your cars. Lots of people did. What other possessions have you given names? Houses? Laptops? Volleyballs?

Have a great 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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