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10 offbeat things ...

 
 
Tico
 
  1  
Reply Thu 9 Nov, 2006 09:32 pm
So many things when I start thinking about them ....

1. purring cats
2. National Geographic
3. pistachios
4. blank paper, a sharp pencil and an idea
5. that I was born into an English speaking area and didn't have to learn the language
6. the air at Grand √Čtang, Grenada
7. drums
8. the smell of Russian olives in bloom
9. flowers
10. hot showers in the dark


... and many more, including some that others have already listed here. Thanks, Jespah.
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Merry Andrew
 
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Reply Thu 9 Nov, 2006 09:38 pm
coffee
cigarettes
sunlight
moonlight
zippers
friends
autumn (and all that it brings)
Hawaii (and all that that implies)
music
eggs

Oh, there's so much more but that'll do for a start.
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ossobuco
 
  1  
Reply Thu 9 Nov, 2006 09:38 pm
Ah, I meant that re kicking one out as to letting in Shigaru Ban.
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echi
 
  1  
Reply Thu 9 Nov, 2006 09:49 pm
1. cool, sunny days
2. frozen grapes
3. getting home safely
4. anything that makes me laugh
5. old jazz
6. medication
7. watermelon
8. time alone
9. london
10. my dear ol' dad

and so on, and so on. . .
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shewolfnm
 
  1  
Reply Thu 9 Nov, 2006 09:53 pm
1) Born's ( shoes )

2) Pull ups

3) tweezers

4) triple blade razors

5) Cute strangers

6) Baskets

7) Zumm soap

8) my cat

9) my husband

10) sweet foods
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CalamityJane
 
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Reply Thu 9 Nov, 2006 10:09 pm
1. Lazy Sundays
2. Headsets
3. Caller ID
4. Online shopping
5. Love
6. Comedians
7. Digital cameras
8. Skype
9. Cellphones
10. a2k
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sakhi
 
  1  
Reply Thu 9 Nov, 2006 10:14 pm
1) Coffee
2) iPod
3) birth control
4) green chillies
5) Milan Kundera
6) kaajal
7) Robert de Niro
8) braces
9) monsoons
10) sambaar and rice
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cyphercat
 
  1  
Reply Thu 9 Nov, 2006 10:40 pm
Cats
Bunnies
My sweetie
Holiday specials from when I was a kid
All the lovely things made with ink and paper
Vegetables-- at the moment, especially winter squash
Photos
Carl Barks
William Steig
Hot running water

What a nice topic, Jespah...that was a pleasant few minutes, reflecting on this. Smile
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NickFun
 
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Reply Thu 9 Nov, 2006 10:54 pm
Re: 10 offbeat things ...
    [1] dogs - except Rotweilers [2] space travel - Though I'll probably never travel that way. [3] ramen - Good cheap eats [4] pagodas - Of course pagodas! [5] spandex - except when my ex-wife trys to squeeze into it. [6] Morgan Freeman - all the way [7] 80s music - Until 1988 [8] alcohol - in moderation [9] Uzbekistan - Uzbekistan??? [10] toothbrushes - beats tooth loss!


And you?
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dadpad
 
  1  
Reply Thu 9 Nov, 2006 11:11 pm
Breasts!
gaffer tape
bundy
my shed
The infinite variety of wood
fridge magnets
my wife
Did I say breasts?
baling twine
fresh vegetables
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aidan
 
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Reply Fri 10 Nov, 2006 02:18 am
1) light
2) sleep
3) dreams
4) fruit
5) beauty
6) comfort
7) variety/diversity
8) stimulation
9) kindness
10) connections

*edited one time to change humor to variety/diversity. I think stimulation includes humor.
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Bohne
 
  1  
Reply Fri 10 Nov, 2006 02:53 am
1 my healthy baby
2 my husband
(sorry, can'T get past those two)
3 summer
4 cider
5 BBQs
6 everybody experimenting in scuba diving, so I can do it safely now
7 the sound of laughter
8 Sabine, who is very generous letting us do all kind of silly things in her pub
9 creativity
10 the moon
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jespah
 
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Reply Fri 10 Nov, 2006 05:10 am
These are awesome.
And a helluva lot more creative than my coworkers.
And, of course, if you want to go beyond 10, I ain't countin'.

Uzbekistan, yeah. Where else do you get that oddly satisfying zb diphthong, eh?

11. Chestnuts
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material girl
 
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Reply Fri 10 Nov, 2006 05:33 am
Some very good suggestions already made.
Heres some things im thankful for-

1.Living in an era where woman have contraception.
2.Warmth/the sun.
3.Creativity(buying craft stuff by online shopping)
4.The savoury and sweet mix.
5.Well written,well thought about, kick arse,emotional songs(esp 80's and now)
6.Knowing a few people in this world will always love me.
7.Spending time with my friends kids,hearing them laugh, hearing their opinions etc
8.Water/living in the developed world.
9. Sanitation/Joseph Bazellgette.
10.Learning, still being fascinated by new things.
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Chai
 
  1  
Reply Fri 10 Nov, 2006 06:01 am
1. Zoloft
2. Kitty cats
3. Cool cloudy Autumn days
4. Stephen King
5. Green tea
6. The way unexpected colors look so beautiful together
7. A healthy digestive system (and, ahem....the end result)
8. A roof over my head
9. Soy milk
10. Gargamel and Lord Ellpus (and so many others here)


11. The realization that it's not ususally the times we go out of our way to "help" someone that really make a difference in someones life. Instead it's the times we are just acting ourselves, and are being observed, without our knowing it.
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Bohne
 
  1  
Reply Fri 10 Nov, 2006 06:12 am
OK

11. Online Shopping
12. Credit/Debit Cards
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Phoenix32890
 
  1  
Reply Fri 10 Nov, 2006 06:30 am
1- No more political phone calls.

2-XM Radio Channel 73.

3- The dandy new library in my neighborhood- Awesome, simply awesome.

4- Late fall in Florida

5- Puffy white clouds

6- The government has shifted more towards the middle.

7- High speed internet access.

8- Blueberry picking

9- I am not a kid today.

10- I am still here!
material girl
 
  1  
Reply Fri 10 Nov, 2006 06:53 am
11.Being asked my opinion(on this forum/thread)
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msolga
 
  1  
Reply Fri 10 Nov, 2006 07:06 am
(1) otters
(2) Sauvignon blanc
(3) my trusty Birkinstocks (7 pairs!)
(4) garlic
(5) Chilli
(6) Poppy, the cat
(7) early spring/summer mornings (while everyone else still sleeps)
(8) John Pilger
(9) sticking plants in the ground then watching then grow.
(10) A ripping good novel to get completely lost in.
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Bella Dea
 
  1  
Reply Fri 10 Nov, 2006 08:01 am
11- toilets
12- coffee on a chilly morning
13- friends to talk about movies with
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