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Old 10-14-2012, 08:50 PM
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I buy lottery tickets and almost never check them.
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Old 10-14-2012, 09:03 PM
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I saw Harry Chapin in concert less than a year before he died.
I did not see Harry Chapin in concert ever because I was very young (6 or 7) and my parents said I could go along to the concert only if I was willing to take an afternoon nap. I wasn't. So I didn't go and after he died I was very mad at myself for letting a nap get in my way of having seen him at least once.
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Old 10-14-2012, 09:12 PM
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I stole a dog once when I was 10 because I loved it so much. Told my mom I payed 10 bucks for it.
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Old 10-14-2012, 09:23 PM
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When I am horny my eyes are a tad more blue than usual.
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Old 10-14-2012, 09:27 PM
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I stole a neglected dog with matted fur kept behind a trailer park on a short leash. He had only a bowl of green water. I named him Buddy. And he was.
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Old 10-14-2012, 09:30 PM
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My name is not Fred.
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Old 10-14-2012, 09:34 PM
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Just don't tell me you are ever duck-faced.
NEVER. Shit-faced, maybe. Po-faced, sometimes. Horse-faced, I have heard. But duck-faced, never.

Although, damn it, just thinking about it my lips are sort of out of my control and migrating towards the middle of my face.
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Old 10-14-2012, 10:06 PM
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I can make a snail shell whistle.
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Old 10-14-2012, 10:21 PM
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I pay to have sick stray/feral cats euthed.
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Old 10-14-2012, 10:22 PM
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I can make a snail shell whistle.
OK, this needs some explaination. I didn't know that snails whistled.
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Old 10-14-2012, 10:24 PM
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Well, sure; how else are they going to catch a cab?
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Old 10-14-2012, 10:41 PM
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When I am horny my eyes are a tad more blue than usual.

hehe, same. My eyes are hazel; if you look REAL CLOSE, there's definitely blue in there, but it they show as 'greenish' most of the time.

Until THAT time.
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Old 10-14-2012, 11:08 PM
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I don't know if my eyes change color when I'm horny, but they are a dark brown ringed by blue. I'm 30, and only noticed this within the past couple years.
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Old 10-14-2012, 11:19 PM
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When I am horny my eyes are a tad more blue than usual.
Mine get bluer when I'm drunk, apparently.
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Old 10-14-2012, 11:29 PM
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I kissed Mojo Nixon.
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Old 10-14-2012, 11:47 PM
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I think Hillary Clinton is kinda nice lookin
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Old 10-15-2012, 12:38 AM
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I'm pregnant, and while I can't wait for the kid to be born, this whole "someone moving around in my belly" thing is really creepy and unpleasant.
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Old 10-15-2012, 12:49 AM
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I stole a dog once when I was 10 because I loved it so much. Told my mom I payed 10 bucks for it.

I just realized my stupid typo. Jeesh!
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Old 10-15-2012, 01:01 AM
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Super de Dooper de GAY here. In fact I'm a gold star gay. Never been with a member of the opposite gender. I love my Husband and we're celebrating our 16 year anniversary the 15th of this very month. Although he has soiled himself with the snu-snu of the opposite gender, I love him with my whole heart and will until the day I die...
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Old 10-15-2012, 01:44 AM
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I've figured out a way to doodle for a living.
HOW?!?
I was going to answer that sometimes I fall asleep with a pen in my hand when I read your post. There are nights when I take my sketch pad and ink pens to bed with me and draw/doodle until I can't keep my eyes open. Would you tell me how, please? I'd like to see some of your art work.
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Old 10-15-2012, 01:57 AM
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I like to oompah up and down the square.
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Old 10-15-2012, 02:06 AM
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I just found out from my family last night that we are somehow (distantly) related to Vincent Price.
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Old 10-15-2012, 02:30 AM
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I already mentioned this recently, but my life's not chock-full of interesting anecdotes so I'm recycling it:

I have a tooth that Terry Pratchett gave me.
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Old 10-15-2012, 02:40 AM
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I can swear like a Cornish fishwife in Esperanto.
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Old 10-15-2012, 04:13 AM
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I ran into some snark posts about me on the SDMB snark fora. No, that is not right; I looked them up, out of curiosity. That was a really dumb idea.
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Old 10-15-2012, 05:16 AM
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I fell asleep underwater while scuba diving. More than once.
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Old 10-15-2012, 05:24 AM
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I fenced in college (as in the sport, not the illegal activity). I was in a tournament one time where there were not enough women for a separate pool in épée, so they threw us in with the men. I came in second.
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Old 10-15-2012, 06:39 AM
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I was in a play when I was seven years old. This was not just any play but the Oberammergau Passion play. I wore a simple robe and had no lines.

The audience loved me.
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Old 10-15-2012, 07:22 AM
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When I was 13 years old, in 1967, my band won some local competitions and competed in a city-wide talent show at the Baltimore Civic Center for an audience of about 8,000 people. This was the same stage that the Beatles had performed on in 1964, and where I would see Cream play in 1968. My stage fright was nearly paralyzing.
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Old 10-15-2012, 08:20 AM
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My loud booing and jeering started a round of applause at Nixon's inauguration in 1973.
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Old 10-15-2012, 08:56 AM
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The story about how I ended up walking down a country road topless, carrying a baby hedgehog.
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Old 10-15-2012, 09:14 AM
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I ended up seated next to former Governor of Utah and current (at that time) Bush appointee for Secretary of Health and Human Services, Mike Leavitt, on a flight. When he struck up conversation with me I had my nose stuck in a copy of Conservatives Without Conscience.

We talked for the duration of the flight, and I genuinely liked the man. He never mentioned my book.
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Old 10-15-2012, 09:16 AM
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At one time in the 90s, I was one of the only 2 members of a national guiinea pig owner's club to live in New York City. The other member was Bernhard Goetz. No, I never met him.
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Old 10-15-2012, 09:22 AM
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My face is a liar - It always has a smile on it - shows what people expect never how I feel....
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Old 10-15-2012, 09:24 AM
Elendil's Heir Elendil's Heir is offline
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I briefly appear as an extra in The Avengers.
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Old 10-15-2012, 09:25 AM
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I am allergic to cats, guinea pigs, and most other domesticated animals that are furry.
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Old 10-15-2012, 09:47 AM
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I got to spend a very interesting 20 minutes discussing guitars and music with the late, great Michael Hedges.
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Old 10-15-2012, 10:21 AM
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I wrote a novel, sold it and am ashamed of how bad it is.
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Old 10-15-2012, 10:28 AM
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I stole a dog once when I was 10 because I loved it so much. Told my mom I payed 10 bucks for it.
It's wrong to steal dogs (obvi), but I still find this to be incredibly cute.

Most of my two front teeth are fake.
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Old 10-15-2012, 12:12 PM
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A hot air balloon landed in my yard.
I've landed a hot air balloon in someone's yard.
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Old 10-15-2012, 01:11 PM
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When I was ten, my favorite artist in the world was James Galway, the classical flutist. My grandfather took me to see him perform, and even got front row seats! I fell asleep halfway through. I woke up when the ovation began, just in time to see Mr. Galway wink at my grandfather.
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Old 10-15-2012, 01:11 PM
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I once marched in the NY City St. Patrick's Day parade. This consisted mostly of standing around for hours on end waiting to start.
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Old 10-15-2012, 01:55 PM
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I was blessed by one of the monks who travel with The Dalai Lama.
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Old 10-15-2012, 02:02 PM
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I was invited to dinner at Jim Jones church, shortly before they all left for Jonestown, Guyana. I did not go, but still have the invitation.
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Old 10-15-2012, 02:02 PM
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I've been to the beach 32 times this year. (Actually 6 beaches.)
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Old 10-15-2012, 02:11 PM
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I've been to the beach 32 times this year. (Actually 6 beaches.)
Pssht, when I lived in SoCal, I'd have eaten this for breakfast. All summer long, it was beach nearly every other day, and sometimes suiting up even when it was cold. Then I got some job. Pssht, cramped the shit out of my surfing style.
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Old 10-15-2012, 02:16 PM
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I always hate starting these threads because apparently 40% of the Dopers don't know the meaning of the word "one" and by Post #7 there's "The top three I would pick ..."
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I have flown a glider.
Won a free lesson and so I took it.
It was kind of fun, but once was enough.
Hey! That's THREE!

Marine SSgt. Frank Wuterich, of Haditha infamy, came in to my squad as a private towards the end of my enlistment.
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Old 10-15-2012, 02:19 PM
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Pssht, when I lived in SoCal, I'd have eaten this for breakfast. All summer long, it was beach nearly every other day, and sometimes suiting up even when it was cold. Then I got some job. Pssht, cramped the shit out of my surfing style.
That's great! But I'm at least two hours away from any beaches, so it took a bit of dedication.
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Old 10-15-2012, 02:37 PM
Bam Boo Gut Bam Boo Gut is offline
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OK, this needs some explaination. I didn't know that snails whistled.
It's the empty shell, the snail having long shuffled off. You put it between your knuckles like this: (you'll just have to imagine that bit ) and blow. I'll try to photo it later.
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Old 10-15-2012, 02:42 PM
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I briefly appear as an extra in The Avengers.
I feature as a head bobbing in the ocean in a coffee advert that was only shown in cinemas in the UK.
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