What's Your Hometown's Claim to Fame?

On Fridays, we ask a bunch of unrelated questions. Your answers help get us through the afternoon. Answer one, answer all, or ask your own question. On to this week's topics...

1. I grew up in Denville, New Jersey. Babe Ruth used to vacation there [citation needed]. The teachers and police officers keep winning the lottery. The ice cream is incredible. And, in 1933, professor Ray Richards tried to break the world record for days spent buried alive. He came up 20 days short of the 42-day record. Still impressive.

What's your hometown's claim to fame? A famous resident? A significant historical event? A movie filmed there? A ridiculous nickname?

2. Let's get some recommendations going: What was the last great book you read?

3. Who are some historical figures that you know are fascinating, but most people don't know a lot about? We're going to start doing more stories on people like that and need your help!

4. Your turn! Got a question for the group? Ask it here. 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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