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What's the Strangest Thing That Scares Your Pet?

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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. My dog's fears have always been fairly rational: thunder, lightning, nail clippers. But a few years ago we noticed that the process of putting batteries in the Wii remote just terrifies her. I can't figure out why, exactly—I put batteries in other devices without incident, and the Wiimote itself does not interest or concern her. What's the most inexplicable thing your dog or cat or pygmy hippopotamus is afraid of?

2. My two older daughters (6 and 4) watch a lot of how it's made videos. Actual How It's Made videos, Mister Rogers' field trips, random factory tours people put on YouTube. What's the most fascinating thing you've seen made (on a video the rest of us can enjoy)? I'm glad to know where Nerds Rope comes from.

3. We're about halfway through graduation season. Who was your commencement speaker? Do you remember any of his or her advice?

4. Picture yourself on a road trip. You're driving along an unfamiliar stretch of highway, you're hungry, and you're ready to make a stop. What restaurant sign would you be most excited to see? 

Have a great Memorial Day 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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