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What Else Were You Doing on Notable Days in History?

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On Fridays, 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. My mom went back to school 25 years ago today. While it was a big moment in her life, she remembers the specific date because that was the tragic day the Challenger exploded. What milestones in your life occurred on notable days in history?

2. I think some of the best-spent advertising dollars have gone towards sponsoring youth sports teams. Twenty years later, I can rattle off the names of small businesses solely because we wore their t-shirts, from Denville Sneaker Factory to Painten Place to a law firm strangely called "Sue Me." If you played Little League or youth soccer or any other activity where teams were sponsored, do you remember who did the sponsoring?

3. We've talked before about hobbies you'd like to pick up today (mine was the harmonica; still no progress on that front), and hobbies you regret abandoning. But is there something you wish you'd picked up as a kid (that you never actually tried)? French, the guitar, handball, whatever.

4. Raise our spirits—tell us something good that's happened to you so far in 2011.

Have a great weekend!

[See all the previous Friday Happy Hour transcripts.]

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How To Make A Snow Globe Cocktail
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Nothing gets people into the holiday spirit quite like snow globes… and booze. So, the Snow Globe Cocktail makes perfect sense.

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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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