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Bad News Baboon
11-26-2002, 07:21 AM
Last night, I was pretty tired.
I decided (this was a well thought out decision) to not use a topcoat on my nail polish.

-Babs, living la vida loca

11-26-2002, 07:30 AM
You go, girl!

Tupug Anachi
11-26-2002, 07:37 AM
:eek: Call the Revlon swat team!!!!

11-26-2002, 07:58 AM
I was nutty this morning and didn't blow dry my hair.

Let's hear it for living life on the wild side!

11-26-2002, 08:03 AM
i couldn't find matching socks...

i'm wearing one black, and one that's a very very very very very very dark navy

11-26-2002, 08:04 AM
I'm wearing two different kinds of socks today. They're both white, and they both have vertical ribbings. But one is in sets of 6 ribs and the other is sets of 8 ribs.

I control my destiny. I am my own fashion statement.

I'm too lazy to dig further into the laundry basket.

11-26-2002, 08:12 AM
Honestly, if anyone calls my boss about this, I'll be forced to quit lickety split.


I think this lipliner is more than one shade off from my lipstick. I'm going straight to the cults.

11-26-2002, 08:14 AM
I have, on occasion, opened a package at the end that says "open at other end".

Sometimes, when the voice says "leave a message after the tone", I don't.

And once, I squeezed the Charmin.

Rue DeDay
11-26-2002, 09:02 AM
Anarchy! Craziness!

When will you people grow up and follow The Rules? They're there for a reason you know.

I had birthday cake for breakfast today.


11-26-2002, 09:10 AM
That's nothing! I had pizza for breakfast the other day... and I heated it up!! No cold pizza for me, let me tell you!

And this morning.... driving to work... I changed lanes without signalling!

Oh, yes, I'm a wild rebel, I am!

11-26-2002, 09:25 AM

This morning I got extra cheese in my cheese grits.

AND I drank a soda instead of water.

Miss Magic8ball
11-26-2002, 09:27 AM
This morning, when I got up to go tothe bathroom, I didn't put my robe on. I just ran in my birthday suit. :O

ANDI didn't wash my tongue when I brused my teeth.

11-26-2002, 09:49 AM
Hah! This past weekend I removed the tags from the pillows and mattress and I added bleach directly to the water in the washer instead of using the dispenser. This morning I drove through a parking lot to avoid a traffic signal and then when I got to work I parked in "visitors" parking. And I'm wearing underwear with holes in them.

11-26-2002, 10:00 AM
What exactly is a top coat, and what purpose does it serve other than making the nail polish so thick that it peels off easily?

11-26-2002, 10:01 AM
I can beat you all.

I'm working, and I'm nursing my baby. And with no blanket or other cover. In fact, I don't even have a blouse on! :eek:

Okay, okay, I work from home. But I had ya going with my tale of rebellion, didn't I? Didn't I?!?!

11-26-2002, 10:35 AM
Breakfast this morning: Jujyfruits and ginger tea.

I'm just kooky, I tells ya!


11-26-2002, 10:45 AM
And to think I thought this was IMPORTANT!

11-26-2002, 10:50 AM
This morning, I lathered and rinsed ... but I didn't repeat.

11-26-2002, 12:18 PM
I didn't secure the velcro thingie at the neck of my gown when I was in the BSL 3.


11-26-2002, 12:26 PM
The ladies will be mad at me for this one, but as I recall, I did forget to put the seat down on the stool this morning.

Not to mention my wife being mad!

11-26-2002, 12:30 PM
The other day at the pool I ate a tuna fish sandwich and then jumped right in! Thats right! You heard me right. Right in! I didn'T wait no half hour! I'm a rebel...you can't stop me...I'll take you down with me...ALL you bastards... :D

11-26-2002, 12:34 PM
...and then today I was clipping coupons when the phone rang. I got up and ran to answer it. Thats right! I didn't put the scissors down. HELL no! I'm out of control...I'm like a crazy person...you can't stop me...don't even try it... :D

11-26-2002, 12:41 PM
I . . . didn't close cover before striking.

11-26-2002, 12:56 PM
Yesterday I was laying about watching television and someone rang my door buzzer.

But I didn't get up to answer it, because I was tired and it was in the middle of Star Trek: TNG.

11-26-2002, 12:59 PM
Yesterday morning, instead of taking a shower and eating breakfast, I had breakfast first, then the shower. It threw me off for the entire day, let me tell you...

Robot Arm
11-26-2002, 01:02 PM
I wear white after Labor Day. And don't get me started on those mattress tags.

11-26-2002, 01:32 PM
Call me crazy but this morning I put my pants on two legs at a time.

11-26-2002, 02:07 PM
As crazy as you are, lieu, my boyfriend does this from time to time.

Never mind that he usually winds up in a heap on the floor....

I think this morning....I might have swallowed some toothpaste!

Lynn Bodoni
11-26-2002, 02:10 PM
Originally posted by OpalCat
What exactly is a top coat, and what purpose does it serve other than making the nail polish so thick that it peels off easily?

A top coat is a layer of clear/sheer nail polish which (in theory) protects the main color coat. It does help prevent chipping. I generally don't wear colored nail polish, so I don't bother with a different color for top/bottom coats.

11-26-2002, 02:25 PM
And Saturday afternoon, I flagrantly disregarded the computer that called me on the phone and asked me to 'hold for a very important message'. I hung up right in its electronic face!

11-26-2002, 02:31 PM
The all-important top coat also adds shine. And I'm all about the shine.

11-26-2002, 02:41 PM
I routinely rev the engine of my car over 4,000 RPM within 10 kilometers of starting it up.

Rock and roll is the only way to live.

11-26-2002, 02:55 PM
In the elevator this morning I didn't face the front.

And before that, I topped of my tank at the gas station.

11-26-2002, 03:12 PM
I also didn't pay for my fast-food purchase with the smallest available bill.

11-26-2002, 03:21 PM
Apparently, I need to join with the ranked forces of rebels assembled here-

I humbly submit that I washed the dry clean only pants this weekend, AND I wore them to work today.

Take THAT establishment!

11-26-2002, 03:25 PM
I didn't make my bed this morning. It's been nagging at me all day.

11-26-2002, 03:27 PM
I had unprotected sex with a fruit bat.

Hey, I was experimenting.

11-26-2002, 03:53 PM
I spemt tge ladt fibe mikutes staeing at tje sun.

11-26-2002, 04:10 PM
I'm reading this thread at work.

11-26-2002, 04:45 PM
Its almost 10pm, my mum's told me to stop working, but I'm stil at it...

I tell ya, I'm a rebel :)

11-26-2002, 04:52 PM

i'm wearing one black, and one that's a very very very very very very dark navy

Did you buy the black one at the priest shop? ;)

Today, I cycled some of the way home ON THE PAVEMENT. CRAZY!

11-26-2002, 04:58 PM
If there's room, and no oncoming car, I always swerve around the speed bumps in parking lots.


Bad News Baboon
11-26-2002, 05:37 PM
oh yes. everyday, dopers look death in the face and laugh.

It's so inspiring participating in this thread...
in fact, so much so that I threw caution to the wind and...

ran with scissors.

but only for like a yard.

no need to be mad crazy you know.

11-26-2002, 05:48 PM
Yesterday I had sex with an underage bonobo in an airplane restroom and our passionate lovemaking destroyed the lights, short circuiting the electrical system in the plane forcing us into an emergency landing by gliding into a farmer's field during a snowstorm.

11-26-2002, 05:50 PM
Oh wait! I get the point of this thread now. My bad.

The monkey's overalls didn't match her barette.

11-26-2002, 06:03 PM
I have you all beat.

I taunted Happy Fun Ball!!!

Bow down before me.

11-26-2002, 06:13 PM
To start things off, I opened a carton of orange juice from the wrong side this morning. Then I left work an hour early (without telling my supervisor) and I am taking tomorrow off. I ate a cashew in the bulk food section of a grocery store and I did not pay for it. And when I paid for my purchases at the grocery store, I paid the 18 cents of a $17.18 tab with pennies. The checker looked annoyed because she had to count all the pennies. Then an old lady in line behind me scowled at me and I scowled back.

Then I told both of them to have a wonderful Thanksgiving and they both smiled at me. Ruined a grumpy moment for both of them.

Max Carnage
11-26-2002, 06:42 PM
You know that guy on TV that tells you "Don't touch that dial!" When he's not looking, I run up and touch it and sit down again before he turns back around!


Jonathan Chance
11-26-2002, 06:49 PM
Just this morning I mocked our elected leaders.

I think Ashcroft heard me.

11-26-2002, 06:50 PM
I didn't read the WHOLE chapter for AP European History.

I took a nap this afternoon instead of doing something productive.

I didn't put my dishes up at the sink after eating a snack.

I went back to sleep after the alarm clock went off.

I NEVER make my bed.

Whoo hooo! I'm a WILD one!

11-26-2002, 07:02 PM
I see the fnord.

11-26-2002, 07:23 PM
I opened the "After Eight Mints" at 19.30.

11-26-2002, 08:51 PM
I leaned against the subway doors today.

11-26-2002, 09:01 PM
Originally posted by Miss Magic8ball
ANDI didn't wash my tongue when I brused my teeth.

Now that's just talking this 'walk on the wild side' thing a little too far.

Today I took an hour and a half for lunch today.

I arrived five minutes late for a workshop that I was leading.

I read the Sluggy Freelance message boards for a good hour when I was supposed to be working.

I'm baaaaad and it feels so good.

11-26-2002, 09:04 PM
I regularly split infinitives and end sentences with prepositions, even though I'm not supposed to. :)

11-26-2002, 09:06 PM
Originally posted by Nocturne
I see the

The what?

Never mind-this post is making me feel vaguely uncomfortable, I'd rather not have an explanation ...

Lord Jim
11-26-2002, 09:35 PM
That's what I love about this place. Y'all stretch the envelope to the limit.

I have nothing to contribute. I just watch in awe.

11-26-2002, 11:06 PM
I ate a Pop-Tart for breakfast and I didn't take a shower.

When the person in the next car looked at me on my way to work, I smiled with one side of my mouth, kind of like Sylvester Stallone. I looked cool, but I think I kind of scared them because they drove off the road and ended up a flaming wreck by the shoulder, their charred and twisted remains sending a black cloud up to the heavens, scathing the very face of God's creation.

Also, I didn't brush my teeth, and my left shoelace was untied half the day.

I'm a baaad boy.

Rue DeDay
11-27-2002, 07:15 AM
The dishwasher has been clean since yesterday and I haven't put them away yet. I just talk a clean dish out ans leave it dirty in the sink.

Actually, it's the dishes IN the diswasher that are clean. The dishwasher itself could use a wiping off. I'm not going to do that either.

-Rue. (crazy, but not as crazy as SCSimmons. Woo!)

Rue DeDay
11-27-2002, 07:17 AM
And when I "Preview", I just look for coding mistakes. Proofreading is for other people.

(...take a clean dish out and leave it dirty in the sink.)

11-27-2002, 08:25 AM
I... was on the early bus to work today.

And I had a peanut-butter sandwich in bed last night! :D

anya marie
11-27-2002, 09:03 AM
I am not wearing my glasses while i catch up at the SDMB. I had frenchfries and soda for breakfast. And the music on the Winamp is entirely too loud:D

11-27-2002, 09:12 AM
I am wearing white socks with my black pants and black shoes. Plus, this is the second time this week I've worn these pants....without washing in between wearings.

Jonathan Chance
11-27-2002, 09:26 AM
This morning I put Baby Kate's shirt on BACKWARDS because it looks better with the Ladybug on the front.

11-27-2002, 09:51 AM
Well, the other day I threw away a letter that said, right on the envolope
congratulations MISS SMERNY , here is your guaranteed prize certificate!!!!!!!
Without even opening it.

And then there's the years of Q-Tip abuse. :hangs head:

11-27-2002, 10:05 AM
I didn't booger check before our Christmas portrait.

Rug Burn
11-27-2002, 10:11 AM
Don't tell my mom, but I didn't wear clean underwear today. Actually, I used the last of my clean underwear about a week ago, so of course I'd been turning them inside out since then. Well, this morning I realized with horror, I've run out of underwear to turn inside out. I'd turn them back to inside in, but that's just nasty. So, being the brave and reckless type, I went commando! Ah, it ain't easy being me.

11-27-2002, 11:56 AM
I didn't let the car warm up this morning before I started driving. Just hit the ignition and headed out.

And took the stairs two at a time (a problem for those of us who have difficulty climbing stairs without tripping).

And instead of a second cup of coffee, I had a diet coke.

11-27-2002, 02:26 PM
Thanks for the encouragement, Rue!

Oh, and I just returned a video tape to the store without rewinding it. Man, am I evil or what?

11-27-2002, 02:35 PM
I did not wear any foundation today. Ugh! Gasp!

I took a 1 and 1/2 hour lunch. Gasp!

I'm on a roll......

11-27-2002, 07:15 PM
Originally posted by Celyn
I opened the "After Eight Mints" at 19.30.

This type of blasphemy must stop!

(seriously, the funniest thing I've read all day)

11-27-2002, 09:55 PM
I willfully neglected to put the portable phone back on the recharger, because it was in the other room, and it died.

And I didn't even give it a proper burial - just threw it in the trash.

11-27-2002, 10:06 PM
What is actually very sad here ( to me, anyway), is that all these things are lovely jokes, but my house being the most terrible slovenly mess is a real fact. :( (Yes, I suppose there is no other type of fact.)

Do I slit my wrists now - or actually tidy up house, which is run on the old Quentin Crisp principle?

sob sob sob

11-27-2002, 10:21 PM
Originally posted by Celyn
What is actually very sad here ( to me, anyway), is that all these things are lovely jokes, but my house being the most terrible slovenly mess is a real fact. :( (Yes, I suppose there is no other type of fact.)

Do I slit my wrists now - or actually tidy up house, which is run on the old Quentin Crisp principle?

I recommend tidying up the house. Slitting the wrists would be a rather extreme solution. :( Plus, someone else would end up having to clean up not only the mess that's there, but also the bloodstains.

I cleaned my half-bath top to bottom today. I've resolved that, although the total annual time is equivalent, that I will spend 15 minutes every week rather than 13 hours once a year. Man, was that disgusting. :o

I did dilute the cleanser with only half a gallon of water, instead of the full gallon the instructions said to use. And I didn't leave the door open. (Actually, it shut itself-I need to rehang it. :) ) Hah! Back on topic! :cool:

11-27-2002, 10:30 PM
Originally posted by slortar
I didn't make my bed this morning. It's been nagging at me all day.
I hate that. "Fluff up my pillows. Straighten my quilt. Make the cat stop shedding on me. I hate these sheets." Stupid bed.

11-27-2002, 10:48 PM
Originally posted by snermy
Well, the other day I threw away a letter that said, right on the envolope
congratulations MISS SMERNY , here is your guaranteed prize certificate!!!!!!!
Without even opening it.

I don't blame you, I hate it when they spell my name wrong.

11-27-2002, 11:28 PM
The "old Quentin Crisp principle"? :confused:

11-28-2002, 01:53 AM
Originally posted by Celyn
Do I slit my wrists now - or actually tidy up house, which is run on the old Quentin Crisp principle?

Whlie I admire Quentin Crisp's writing greatly, I have to side with the other 99.999999% of humanity and say that a clean living space is actually a good thing. Good for your head, good for you lungs, &c.

As far as my own badness goes: A couple days ago I made coffee, and then later that day I was going to make coffee again, and I DIDN'T wash the pot! I just rinsed it out and made coffee into it again! He hee!

11-28-2002, 06:01 AM
Originally posted by a35362
The "old Quentin Crisp principle"? :confused:
Quentin Crisp's view on housework was that after the first four years, the dust doesn't get any worse.

11-28-2002, 06:27 AM
Ooh I thought of another one - I still owe the public library ervice 2.00 in fines! Quite naughty for a former librarian.

Tapioca Dextrin
11-28-2002, 07:07 AM
Originally posted by Rue DeDay
The dishwasher has been clean since yesterday... I just talk a clean dish out

Now that's a talent that might get you a FOX (http://fox.com/30secondstofame/) special.

I had a ham 'n' cheese sandwhich with three slices of both ham and cheese.

11-28-2002, 05:36 PM
I'm recording today's Cowboys games without written permission from the National Football League.

11-29-2002, 01:05 AM
I sometimes click "I agree" without reading the license agreement.

Also, one time I shot the mailman and served him to my in-laws for Thanksgiving dinner.

11-29-2002, 08:53 AM
Last night, I ate, by myself and at one sitting, half of a pecan pie. And I slept till 8:15 this morning.

11-29-2002, 03:29 PM
I didnt take the garbage out last night.
I had to take it to work and threw it in the dumpster today.

11-29-2002, 03:31 PM

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