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Movies You Weren't Allowed to Watch

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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. For Christmas in 1992, before text messaging was so popular, my 13-year-old self got a Brett Favre #4 jersey. (I didn't actually receive it until March of '93; it was a custom order and originally the V and R were flipped.) It's been over a decade since I last put on the jersey, but it's somehow survived moves from New Jersey to North Carolina to California to Georgia and back to New Jersey again. Right now, #4 is in a bag marked DONATE, but I'm sure I'll find a reason to save it and a place to hide it from my wife. What can't you bring yourself to throw away?

2. Mangesh just told me that the one movie he was expressly forbidden to watch growing up was Ferris Bueller's Day Off, because his mom was afraid he'd "get too many ideas". Besides the obvious general categories ("R-rated films," "hard core pornography"), what specific movies weren't you allowed to watch?

3. Time for another installment of "What Are You Reading?" (and do you recommend it?)

4. A special question for our New York–area readers: know any good lunch spots near 39th and 6th?

Have a great weekend!

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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.

Brought to us by , the festive cocktail is created with a few simple ingredients and supplies. Please resist the urge to shake it up. Instructions here.

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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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