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06-10-2008, 11:23 PM
I'll restart from the old thread that was closed....

I truly don't like reality shows.

TPBM has a bird feeder they enjoy watching.

06-10-2008, 11:29 PM
nope...but the birds are nesting in columns by my front door

TPBM eats breakfast every morning

Rocker Chick
06-11-2008, 01:07 AM
can't miss a day!

tpbm: is in therapy for one thing or another

06-11-2008, 01:16 AM
My imaginary friend says I don't need one

TPBM is so happy the LAKERS won!

06-11-2008, 06:27 AM
I'm very happy the...who was it again? won. What sport are we talking about anyway? :p

TPBM's favorite color clothing to wear is pink.

06-11-2008, 08:04 PM
One of my favorites.

TPBM uses coupons when shopping.

06-11-2008, 09:07 PM
I sure do...

TPBM's spouse is playing BUNKO with the girls tonight!

Apple Cheeks
06-11-2008, 10:21 PM
No spouse, no kids, don't know what BUNKO is....:?:

TPBM....believes in ghosts

06-11-2008, 10:22 PM
I do. Medium is my favorite show.

TPBM loves sun tea.

06-11-2008, 11:58 PM
Angie has some in the fridge right so much.

TPBM has made all their high school every "10" year reunions

06-12-2008, 12:03 AM
No, never been to one!

TPBM watches "Law and Order".

06-12-2008, 12:04 AM
We times we get hooked on them...then don't watch for awhile.

TPBM is loving this San Diego area weather for the US OPEN!...and upcoming fair.

Rocker Chick
06-12-2008, 12:51 AM
couldn't care less! only about bay area weather!

tpbm: has a long commute to work

06-12-2008, 02:58 AM
Not too long, 16 miles round trip -- not bad for a big suburban area

TPBM is going to a concert this month

Rocker Chick
06-12-2008, 06:28 PM
no not this month

tpbm: has an swimming pool

06-12-2008, 10:55 PM
Nope - heard too many tales about using a lot the first year, some the second year and cleaning it for the remaining years.

TPBM watches "COPS"

06-12-2008, 11:02 PM
whenever I!

TPBM is so happy LAKERS up by 20! right now

06-12-2008, 11:03 PM
:lol: No. I am VAGUELY aware that The Lakers are a basketball team (right?).

TPBM worked at least 8 hours today outside of their home.

06-12-2008, 11:04 PM
No! This person couldn't possibly care less about sports.

TPBM has tasted Bao (the Chinese steamed dough dumplings)

06-12-2008, 11:09 PM
Yes to work and no to chinese

TPBM will be attending some sort of play this summer

Rocker Chick
06-12-2008, 11:09 PM
no, never even heard of them

tpbm: has a Phd

06-12-2008, 11:18 PM
PhD? Not Yet! ;)

Plays? Oh yes, several.

TPBM has been to Spain.

06-13-2008, 12:06 AM
nope...but my son ran with the bulls there 2 years ago

TPBM owns 2 homes

06-13-2008, 05:05 AM
Just One.

TPBM has a birthday in the family this month.

06-13-2008, 06:36 AM
That would be me...with 7 brothers and sisters (and all their wives/husbands, children and grandchildren), 4 parents, 2 in-law parents, 4 in-law brothers/sisters (and all their wives/husbands and children), husband and 4 children of my own. Yes, probably 3 or 4 this month. :p

TPBM enjoys riding roller coasters.

06-13-2008, 06:53 AM
Oh Heck Yeah!!!

TPBM can't use public pools this year for fear of Cryptosporidia

06-13-2008, 11:30 AM

TPBM has gone to a concert recently or plans to.

Marathon Mom
06-13-2008, 11:36 AM
Haven't gone recently but would love to go to one soon...

TPBM has a boat!

Rocker Chick
06-13-2008, 04:50 PM
no, but I'd love to!

tpbm: has at least one spare bedroom in their home

06-13-2008, 05:37 PM
two spare bedrooms.

TPBM hates the 17 year cicadas!!

Rocker Chick
06-13-2008, 05:54 PM
How can you? It's every 17 years??

tpbm: used to have a mullet (hairstyle)

06-13-2008, 08:36 PM
Not me, but I knew people who did (born in 1968 in Texas, of course I knew people who did).

TPBM has more than one shade of color on their hair (and natural gray/white from age doesn't count!)

06-13-2008, 09:16 PM

TPBM left work early today.

06-13-2008, 09:32 PM
Yep and I got a raise to go along with the early day! :D

TPBM has a date this weekend

06-13-2008, 10:28 PM

TPBM has a farmers market in their area.

06-13-2008, 10:59 PM
yes and I think I will go in the morning!

TPBM loves to go bike riding!

06-13-2008, 11:09 PM
No, don't love it.

TPBM enjoyed being outdoors today.

06-14-2008, 12:00 AM
I'm about to (it's noon here). Rained cats and dogs all day yesterday, was still a bit cloudy and cold when I got up (actually had to wear a light jacket!) - but by the time I got out of the gym the clouds were fluffy white, the sky was blue, the sun was shining, the temperature was a little higher and the birds were singing. I'm going to go shower and then yes, I'm going to LOVE spending today outside.

TPBM has a motorcycle license.

06-14-2008, 05:01 AM
Nope - but I do try to keep an extra eye out for motorcyclists and bicyclists.

TPBM has some type of fruit tree or shrub, etc. on their property or in their home.

06-14-2008, 10:05 AM
Lemon tree/bush

TPBM knows what a mud run is

06-14-2008, 11:38 AM
No - something to do with mud boggin'?

TPBM tried a new food this week (pomegranate juice here!)

Rocker Chick
06-14-2008, 05:56 PM
nope, not very adventurous in that department

tpbm: went to a baseball game this weekend

06-14-2008, 06:18 PM
I have never watched baseball in my life.

TPBM likes to draw.

06-14-2008, 06:47 PM
I like to sketch, not very good though. :)

TPBM likes to listen to music.

06-14-2008, 07:05 PM
For hours.

TPBM would live off chocolate if they were calorie-free

06-14-2008, 07:43 PM
I think I would get sick of that much chocolate.

TPBM has sent a card/gift for Father's Day.

06-14-2008, 10:10 PM
Not any more. :(

TPBM has bought a bathing suit already this year.

06-15-2008, 12:19 AM

TPBM enjoys more than one style of music.

fancy daisy
06-15-2008, 03:36 AM
I indeed do! I love all types of music!

TPBM: Has a back-scratcher and uses it regulary.

06-15-2008, 04:56 AM
No and No

TPBM is going to the beach this summer.

Sweet Sissy
06-15-2008, 10:16 AM
I'll be at the beach, but I'll be helping to run a conference so I doubt I'll get much sand time.

TPBM: loves goat cheese.

06-15-2008, 10:30 AM
I like it on pizza

TPBM will be having Mexican food tonight

Rocker Chick
06-15-2008, 02:55 PM
HATE mexican food!

tpbm: owns or wants to own an oreck vacuum cleaner

06-15-2008, 04:40 PM
My DH operates the vacuum cleaner, I don't care what type of machine we have.

TPBM did something to celebrate father's day.

06-15-2008, 04:53 PM
The kids are coming over tonight and we are going out for Mexican food. We were all together yesterday for the Mud Run.

TPBM will have some time off for the summer to "play"

06-15-2008, 06:15 PM
Only one week in July. :(

TPBM recycles aggressively.

06-15-2008, 09:53 PM
Yes - I even bring other people's plastic bottles home from work to recycle.

TPBM is still doing laundry this weekend.

06-15-2008, 11:36 PM
I'm always doing laundry. Every day.

TPBM can play a musical instrument.

06-16-2008, 10:45 AM

TPBM likes iced tea.

06-16-2008, 10:47 AM
Yes, I do. NOT sweetened though, usually.

TPBM just started a new class.

06-16-2008, 12:42 PM
Just took Microsoft Outlook and Powerpoint at work. Planning on more this fall thru a college.

TPBM is wondering if summer is really here or just faking it for a week before the next frost hits.

06-16-2008, 02:55 PM
Are you kidding? We're having record flooding here. No frost danger. Pray for dry weather though.

TPBM has a second refrigerator or freezer.

06-16-2008, 08:13 PM
Yes, we do, although one of them is in storage right now while we are in Japan.

TPBM owns a yellow car.

06-16-2008, 09:11 PM
well, yeah, but its not working right now....dh wrapped it around two telephone poles.

TPBM loves drawing!

fancy daisy
06-16-2008, 09:54 PM
I like drawing sometimes...but I'm not good enough to love it!

TPBM watches "The Real World"

06-16-2008, 10:06 PM
Not since Pedro and Puck were there!

TPBM's spouse is at yoga right now

06-16-2008, 10:13 PM
No, he's giving a massage!

TPBM drank enough water today.

06-16-2008, 10:13 PM
HaHaHaHa So Not. (Well this was originally an answer to the yoga question, but unfortunately it also fits the water question.)

TPBM is expecting a baby within the extended family this year.

06-16-2008, 10:18 PM
No, he's giving a massage!

WOW! you get to surf 3FC AND get a massage!...Angie would be so jealous! ;)

TPBM drank enough water today.

HaHaHaHa So Not. (Well this was originally an answer to the yoga question, but unfortunately it also fits the water question.)

TPBM is expecting a baby within the extended family this year.

I would LOVE ONE!!!...a grandkid! don't tell my kids...they are all still newlyweds and they KNOW I WANT ONE!!...although I don't push it!

TPBM had rice with dinner

06-16-2008, 10:24 PM
Can't eat rice (low carb) unless it is a very very small amount of wild rice. I'm in Japan so...well...yeah. I don't eat rice.

TPBM has more than one "project" waiting to be finished.

06-16-2008, 10:59 PM
My DIY life is trying to drown me right now.

TPBM knows a really good handyman.

06-16-2008, 11:13 PM
I wish!

TPBM subscribes to Netflix or something like it.

06-16-2008, 11:16 PM
EDIT......No NETFLIX or anything like it

I'm handy

TPBM knows what Tiger did today

06-17-2008, 10:40 AM
Sure do.

TPBM is praying for no more rain for awhile.

06-17-2008, 02:09 PM
No, we could use rain in SoCal.

TPBM is taking a new class.

Marathon Mom
06-17-2008, 03:55 PM
No classes

TPBM has a SIGG water bottle

06-17-2008, 08:01 PM

TPBM goes to restaurants less these days.

06-17-2008, 08:41 PM
Same are grown

TPBM has a company gas card

06-17-2008, 08:45 PM

TPBM is watching a baseball game (TB & Chicago is on here) (ha ha - should have been TPAM)

06-17-2008, 08:47 PM
YEP- college...Fresno vs. UNC

TPBM has a "crush" on someone

06-17-2008, 08:48 PM
no, I don't like to watch baseball on TV! crush...i just love my hubby!

TPBM is considering going back to school.

06-17-2008, 09:07 PM
Nope, still paying for two kids in college.

TPBM has a favorite childhood movie.

06-17-2008, 10:38 PM
Poltergeist. My parents and I saw it together. We've never seen any other movie as a unit.

TPBM is an adult orphan. (Mine left me at 22 and 34.)

06-17-2008, 10:53 PM
No - still have one parent.

TPBM has a bird bath.

06-17-2008, 10:56 PM
We have a fountain...birds "think' it is a that a toilet!

TPBM is worried about their LAKERS right now!

06-17-2008, 10:59 PM
Could give a S**T less about the Wankers.

TPBM hates sports.(Overpaid babies anyway)

06-17-2008, 11:10 PM
OMGosh...jealousy - jealousy

TPaBoveM drives a truck for fun

06-17-2008, 11:27 PM
Only for MONEY baby. I operate equipment for fun. Oh yeah, and I blow stuff up for a living, but it's fun too.

TPBM has one Bad A** attitude too.

06-17-2008, 11:34 PM
yep...thanks to my Lakers right now!

TPBM is so excited about Gary's upcoming 5K!

06-18-2008, 12:06 AM
Sure, but I'm more excited about those Celtics!

TPBM is Irish too. :luck2you:

06-18-2008, 12:12 AM
My papa(step-dad) was, but I'm just an all around American Mutt.

TPBM likes the History Channel.

06-18-2008, 12:16 AM
Sort of true, I don't watch it all the time. Just when something peaks my interest.

TPBM likes to play Scrabble.

06-18-2008, 12:18 AM
Love Scrabble. One of my favorites.

TPBM needs to go to bed soon.

06-18-2008, 01:32 AM
Yep...but with only half of my wife...the Italian half...the irish half can sleep by herself tonight.

TPBM admires, beyond end, the NAVY SEALS!

06-18-2008, 01:48 AM
Real Seals, **** YEAH!!! They serve our country proudly. The jerk seals who sit next to me at the bar telling me all about their exploits in hopes of getting l**d, make me sick.(Real Seals don't do that.)

Well EZ, sounds like half of you is sleeping on the couch tonight. The Italian half can sleep with your wife in HER bed.

TPBM has a family member in the military.

06-18-2008, 01:52 AM
My neices husband.

TPBM has read 'All Quiet on the Western Front'.

06-18-2008, 01:55 AM
Seen the movie, I cried badly.

TPBM actually reads the names of the boys who have died in the war.

06-18-2008, 07:12 PM
Of course, so sad.

TPBM has had or is going to have a garage sale this summer.

06-18-2008, 09:23 PM
Had - participated in neighborhood sale in April (ok the Spring).

TPBM celebrated Flag Day.

06-18-2008, 09:27 PM
No, never.

TPBM had coffee today.

06-18-2008, 10:30 PM

TPBM will visit another state this week-end

06-18-2008, 10:36 PM
That's a major trip from where I live - so no.

TPBM is sick of a certain tv advertisement.

06-18-2008, 11:47 PM
Yes, every single one where the military is telling us common sense, don't drink and drive, be a good ambassador to our host nation, don't drink underage, don't shoplift, etc. Note: I live in Japan at a US Navy/AF base.

It's not the commercials themselves but the fact that there are people in the U.S. military who don't have the common sense to know these kinds of things and live by them.

TPBM plays at least one online game.

06-19-2008, 02:14 AM
Only if the 3FC games count.

TPBM is doing the so called spring cleaning around the house.

06-19-2008, 02:28 AM
Hmm, nope -- no hardcore cleaning on weekdays for me :)

TPBM hates being late for anything.

06-19-2008, 02:52 AM
I'm having a hard time with carpooling b/c I get to work 20-30 min. early just in case something holds me up.

TPBM will be doing some house painting soon.

06-19-2008, 04:18 AM
I wish. The base price for (interior/exterior) paint here in my area of Japan is around $60 a gallon. That's for the absolute cheapest junk you can get, no mixing. No color options except what the store carries.

TPBM has a degree.

06-19-2008, 05:46 AM
Yes, bachelors in math

TPBM's 3FC habit is taking the time they used to spend on a hobby.

06-19-2008, 03:45 PM
sort of...i use to watch a lot more TV. I don't really have a hobby!

TBPM bought some new clothes today!

fancy daisy
06-19-2008, 04:48 PM

TPBM has cheated on their diet this week.

06-19-2008, 10:39 PM
I ate off plan. I don't think of it as cheating.

TPBM lives below 100 feet above sea level.

06-19-2008, 10:44 PM
Nope, we're 500 -1000 feet above sea level. (Had to check that one online.)

TPBM loves ice cream.

06-19-2008, 11:11 PM
KLONDIKE Heath bars and Cherry Garcia!...but I am good about NOT buying them at the store since I started my journey of better choices...but good!

TPBM will have a 4th Of July BBQ at their house

06-19-2008, 11:17 PM
Hmmm... We'll have a July 1st bbq ;)

TPBM likes to knit.

06-19-2008, 11:21 PM
I do.

TPBM had a good day at work.

06-19-2008, 11:27 PM
I did. Went out with the girls afterwards even.

TPBM shaves their toe hair.

06-20-2008, 12:03 AM
Angie does not me...

TPBM mows "their lawn"...Angie says this NOT ME!

Sweet Sissy
06-20-2008, 09:57 AM
I live on the top floor of my building - the grounds are maintained by the condo association.

TPBM has recently redecorated.

06-20-2008, 11:48 AM
I'm in a constant state of redecorating. Drives my husband crazy when he comes home and I've moved a table or a bed, or added (or subtracted) a lamp or a painting or a knickknack...etc. He thinks it should be done and just be 'done' for years. I get bored :p and cleaning only takes up so much time, you know?

TPBM has a large family.

06-20-2008, 12:49 PM
I have three kids, but I come from a family of eight kids.

TPBM has more than one e-mail account to check daily.

Marathon Mom
06-20-2008, 01:28 PM
Yes, but only because I have a personal account and an account I use for ordering things online.. aka spammer's delight

TPBM understood what EZ was referring to regarding "the lawn"...

Sweet Sissy
06-20-2008, 07:23 PM
I got it, I just don't feel the need to acknowledge crudeness.

TPBM wears the same piece of jewelry every day.

06-20-2008, 07:32 PM
Yes a small charm bracelet protecting me from the Evil Eye made of white gold and diamond. Dad is a jeweler and he made it for me for my 18th birthday. Never took it off.

TPBM has a must-read book list for the summer holidays.

06-20-2008, 08:22 PM
Thought I was being funny...not crude

I do have a MUST READ list...the book my daughter got me for Father's Day...Lone Survivor...about a NAVY SEAL...awesome group...awesome book

TPBM will be in Vegas this week-end

06-20-2008, 09:27 PM
Nope, never been to Vegas.

TPBM likes scary movies.

06-20-2008, 10:01 PM
Actually I find most 'scary' movies droll and boring without a good story line. And their special effects just can't compare to the sci-fi groundbreaking ones like Star Wars and The Matrix. So no...give me a (good) comedy, a good story or an excellent special effects presentation and I'm happy.

TPBM reads more than they watch (movies or TV).

06-21-2008, 02:49 PM
Probably when you count newspapers & magazines.

TPBM likes to watch fireworks on the 4th.

06-21-2008, 03:03 PM
Yes I do. But I don't appreciate my neighbors starting their fireworks a week early, shooting them off in the middle of the night and continuing to shoot them off until they finally run out (a week later or so). Oh, and not cleaning up after themselves.

TPBM has at least one family member with a holiday birthday

06-22-2008, 12:09 AM
Nope...some came close

TPBM plays poker

06-22-2008, 12:26 AM
Only Bourré.

TPBM's favorite exercise is running.

06-22-2008, 04:00 AM
Nope - walking

TPBM likes to watch old movies.

06-22-2008, 04:03 AM
I LOVE old movies, I prefer them over new movies actually.

TPBM is fan of Impressionism.

06-22-2008, 05:14 AM

TPBM has a busy day planned.

06-22-2008, 07:33 AM
I have many busy days planned with the dissertation writing in progress.

TPBM wears glasses.

06-22-2008, 08:34 AM
Only when I'm not wearing my contacts.

TPBM enjoys sashemi.

06-22-2008, 11:29 AM

TPBM has never had sashemi.

Rocker Chick
06-22-2008, 07:31 PM
don't think so....

tpbm: owns a Bible

06-22-2008, 07:34 PM
I do.

TPBM loved the old "Get Smart".

06-22-2008, 09:11 PM
At the time

TPBM wears a watch.

06-22-2008, 09:36 PM
Every day all day unless I'm in the shower or bed. Just that I change watches (to my Polar HR Mon/watch) when I go exercise outside the home.

TPBM owns an exercise/medicine ball, and uses it frequently.

06-22-2008, 10:17 PM
My daughter just bought one. I haven't used it yet.

TPBM has a baby shower to go to.

06-23-2008, 10:27 PM
Went to one yesterday.

TPBM likes grapefruit.

06-23-2008, 11:06 PM
LOVE grapefruit. I should buy some, I haven't had any in awhile . . .

TPBM plans to go swimming tomorrow.

06-24-2008, 04:40 PM

TPBM likes to go to art shows.

06-24-2008, 06:38 PM
Oh yes very much!

TPBM has not gone to the movies in the last six months.

06-24-2008, 08:50 PM
That would be me. I think it's been more like 2 or 3 years since I've visited a movie theatre.

TPBM knows how to make cocktail sauce (from scratch).

06-24-2008, 10:11 PM
Yes (ketchup, horseradish and a squeeze of lemon - the version for DH is much whiter than the one I eat - lots more horseradish for him) (if starting with ketchup counts as from scratch as it well may not. :) )

TPBM tracks multiple subforums on 3FCs.

06-24-2008, 11:47 PM
Oh, yes. This one plus South Beach, Featherweights and 50+.

TPBM has their home computers networked.

06-25-2008, 04:28 AM
Geek here. I have a home network with 4 computers, a server and a separate USB print server.

TPBM has read, enjoyed and identified with Dilbert.

Marathon Mom
06-25-2008, 10:45 AM

TPBM makes their bed first thing every morning

06-25-2008, 11:50 AM
Nope, my husband does that.

TPBM has a library card.

06-25-2008, 08:49 PM
Every place I live I get one, and use it.

TPBM owns more books than movies.

06-26-2008, 01:02 AM
Nope...but have more CD's than both!

TPBM is looking forward to the Euro Cup finals

06-26-2008, 02:44 AM
No, not even sure what sport that is.

TPBM has never broken a bone.

06-26-2008, 03:35 AM
Hahaha, you're kidding right? I'm the accident queen. 11 broken bones and over 2000 stitches in my body over my 39 years of life.

TPBM is ambidextrous.

06-26-2008, 03:44 AM
(Wow, I've never broken a bone :) But I've had my fair share of unlucky health issues).

No, I'm a lefty but have ambidextrous tendencies (use scissors, eat, bowl, golf, throw, play guitar with my right hand), but not truly ambidextrous, which I think requires equal good use of both hands.

TPBM has visited the Louvre.

06-26-2008, 03:47 AM
Once, although I'd love to go again.

TPBM has been to at least 5 US states (and driving through without stopping doesn't count).

06-26-2008, 09:18 AM
Let's see.....Tennessee,South Carolina,Florida,Indiana....nope,unless the state you live in counts,which is Kentucky!!!
TPBM went somewhere outside the U.S. for vacation this year........

06-26-2008, 09:34 AM
Well, since I live outside the, my vacation was IN the US.

TPBM drinks (at least) their needed 64 oz. of water a day.

Marathon Mom
06-26-2008, 02:12 PM
I do...

TPBM is an early bird

06-26-2008, 03:21 PM
Nope, I'd rather sleep in and stay up late.

TPBM has an auto club membership.

06-26-2008, 04:16 PM
Never bothered to haqve one, hubby is a machinst/mechanic who's best friend owns a tow truck & rollback...

TPBM loves motorcycle riding

Sweet Sissy
06-26-2008, 05:46 PM
I've only ever been a passenger on a dirt bike. Motorcycles seem dangerous to me.

TPBM: hears the pitter patter of little feet every day.

06-26-2008, 07:54 PM
Nope, kids are grown.

TPBM gets ingrown toenails.

06-26-2008, 08:00 PM
But I won't have them cut out because they pull part of your toenail out from the root. That's how they torture people! Yikes!!!

TPBM buys groceries at Walmart every Tuesday.

06-26-2008, 08:07 PM
I am a very weird person. I buy what I need when it is finished so sometimes I go for groceries twice or even 3 times a week.

TPBM wanted to buy a motorcycle when she/he was a kid.

06-26-2008, 08:31 PM
I did! I had a (hand-me-down) dirtbike, all (5) of my brothers had motorcycles, but mum wouldn't buy me one because I was a *gasp* girl.

TPBM has been snow skiing and water skiing and likes both!

06-27-2008, 01:44 AM
No, I've been skiing on snow and I hated it (but I was a terribly overweight and non-athletic kid so I'd need to give it another go) -- I'm not sure about water skiing though -- I'd love to try.

TPBM is a fan of Audrey Hepburn.

Marathon Mom
06-27-2008, 01:11 PM
I am a fan of her..

TPBM has pretty fingernails

06-27-2008, 01:46 PM
I try, but I keep them natural (unlike my hair).

TPBM has had a "natural" childbirth.

06-27-2008, 08:28 PM
Three of them - They hadn't invented epidurals yet!

TPBM has had part of their toenails pulled out by the root. (Very painful procedure twice)

06-27-2008, 08:52 PM
No, never.

TPBM wears sandals a lot in the summer.

06-27-2008, 11:08 PM
Not shoes for me...Angie is a flip-flop kind of gal though

TPBM goes to church on a regular basis

06-27-2008, 11:36 PM
I try to avoid organized religion of any form. A church/mosque/etc. is unecessary for communion.

TPBM has been (or is) on a bowling league.

06-28-2008, 12:47 AM
Years ago. I was terrible.

TPBM loves pesto.

06-28-2008, 01:47 AM
I love the homemade pesto Angie made last night!

TPBM is watching My Boys (dvr'd)

06-28-2008, 05:08 PM
Nope ?? Movie??

TPBM is listening to the kids next door enjoying the pool next door.

06-28-2008, 06:17 PM

TPBM has a rented movie to watch this weekend.

06-29-2008, 12:53 AM
Yes, every weekend actually. But, we don't have satellite or cable here.

TPBM plays (or has played) golf.

06-29-2008, 01:00 AM
I played it on the Wii yesterday. Does that count?
TPBM Dyed their hair blond the day they turned 18.

06-29-2008, 01:05 AM
I've been dying my hair all kinds of colors (usually at least 2 at once, right now it's 4) since I started going gray at 16.

TPBM owns a japanese make car.

06-29-2008, 01:21 AM
one Japanese ~ one American

TPBM just had a big family BBQ

06-29-2008, 06:09 AM
Not since Memorial Day, but one's planned for next weekend for my Mom's birthday (Independence Day)

TPBM has a wedding in the family this year.

06-29-2008, 07:09 PM
Next year

TPBM uses reusable grocery bags.

06-29-2008, 07:19 PM
Yes - Now I need to think about taking them into non-grocery stores.

TPBM has colorful walls.

06-29-2008, 08:56 PM
I wish. A gallon of paint (in Japan) starts at around $50 a gallon...and the price just goes up. Oh, and you can only get premixed colors (which consists of about 15 different shades of white), the store doesn't mix. So my walls are the dull offwhite they were when we moved into this rental house. One of the things I am SO looking forward to moving back to the states for - being able to paint my house....well, and owning my house too.

TPBM has more than one pair of athletic shoes.

06-29-2008, 09:00 PM
I have 6 -- a couple I don't wear at all anymore and 2 I haven't worn yet.

TPBM has to wake up before 6 tomorrow.

06-29-2008, 09:37 PM
Every morning except Sunday

TPBM owns at least one piece of exercise equipment and uses it at least 5 times per week.

fancy daisy
06-30-2008, 04:37 PM's Monday's. :)

TPBM: has more shirts than shoes.

06-30-2008, 08:10 PM
Yup... I hate shopping for anything. But i probably have about 2 more shirts than I do shoes (runners/work/sandals/flipflops etc). LOL

TPBM has bared themselves at a topless beach *lol* (going to Maui and thinking of it... why the heck not)

06-30-2008, 08:40 PM
Yes, many years ago (not that I had much to bare back then) when I was still thin. I liken it to the onsens (public baths) in Japan. As my (Japanese) sister-in-law said once to me, "In Japan, nudity is often seen but never noticed."

If you were to walk down a street full of dressed people and you were topless, people would probably stare. However, on a beach where everyone is? You're just another person.

TPBM can speak more than one language fluently.

06-30-2008, 09:18 PM
Not truly fluently. In Spanish I'd need to be immersed for awhile. In German I'm still learning.

TPBM likes to learn new things.

06-30-2008, 09:35 PM
I love to learn new things. A wise man (Albert Einstein) once said, "Once you stop learning, you start dying."

TPBM can write code (the software kind..Javascript, Assembly and C++ would be a few examples).

06-30-2008, 11:21 PM
HA! I need Angie's help to turn this computer on!

TPBM has a fence around their property

07-01-2008, 04:22 AM
Just a neighbor's fence down part of one side.

TPBM sees wild animals in their yard from time to time.

07-01-2008, 04:44 AM
The occasional rabbit yes.

TPBM comes from a large family.

07-01-2008, 04:53 AM
Nope - one brother, one sister

TPBM has fruit trees/bushes/plants in their yard.

07-01-2008, 06:07 AM
I will when we move back to the US from Japan and aren't living in a rental anymore.

TPBM is a youngest child.

07-01-2008, 09:43 AM
Nope, oldest of 4 kids

TPBM will take their dogs to be groomed today (Angie will)

07-01-2008, 10:01 AM
Nope, no pets at all until we move back. The time and expense (quarantine, kennel while under quarantine, etc.) to move pets from Japan is crazy, and I have no desire to adopt an animal only to turn around and get rid of it. I did have some fish once but...there was an accident involving a Japanese fish tank heater. :o

TPBM's favorite color is green.

07-01-2008, 10:11 AM
Actually it is! The color of Angie's eyes....although I often forget!! She'll vouch for that!

TPBM will be an empty nester soon

07-01-2008, 11:40 AM
Nope, My daughter is with us for a while.

TPBM likes to knit.

fancy daisy
07-01-2008, 11:43 AM
We actually have a deer we have deer in the yard all the time...also rabbits and squirrels....daily!

TPBM would be lost without their cell phone.

07-01-2008, 12:36 PM
Actually, I'm pretty dreadful with my phone, at least when it comes to taking calls. But I do love love love to text.

TPBM has been to a drive-in movie.

07-01-2008, 12:54 PM
I did - before they got rid of all the drive-in theatres in Calgary. Last one I saw was a double movie - Backdraft and Problem Child 2 ;) Looong time ago. I miss the drive in. It was destroyed during the Husky Oil plant explosion. They decided not to bother fixing it.

TPBM loves old spaghetti westerns :) (e.g. The Good The Bad The Ugly, Fist Full of Dollars etc)

Rocker Chick
07-01-2008, 04:27 PM
HATE them with a passion! My dad used to make me record them from tv and edit out the commercials when I was a kid!

tpbm: can't sleep w/out white noise

07-01-2008, 10:16 PM
Oh not me, I'm a very light sleeper. My ex-husband was that way and it drove me crazy, I had to sleep with earplugs in every night! About the only background noise I can take in a room when I'm trying to sleep is a fan.

TPBM loves to garden.

07-02-2008, 10:24 PM
I like the results of gardening. :D

(and yes, we did plant a banana tree this year.)

TPBM has seen one of the ads on tv tonight that personally drives them crazy.

07-02-2008, 10:37 PM
Well it's morning here, but yes, I did.

TPBM has had surgery at least once (natural vaginal-delivery childbirth does not count).

07-02-2008, 10:43 PM
4 times -- two hearing corrective surgeries as a child, tonsillectomy when I was 10, and a bone infection removal surgery on my femur just last December.

TPBM plans to see The Dark Knight the week it's released.

07-03-2008, 12:12 AM
I wish I could, we (the US military here) don't get American movies until they've been out a few weeks, and I'm not up for a trip to the Japanese mall to watch it with subtitles.

TPBM knows what al dente means (without googling).

07-03-2008, 12:57 AM
My wife is 1/2 Italian!...yep

TPBM likes chewy pasta

07-03-2008, 01:20 AM
I love pasta of any kind, unfortunately it doesn't like me. I'm a recovering carb addict.

TPBM owns a wok.

07-03-2008, 04:15 AM
Oh dear - punctuality REALLY isn't one of my strengths. I try valiantly to trick myself into being punctual by aiming to be at places early, but it doesn't always work.

TPBM has made their own bread from scratch.

07-03-2008, 04:24 AM
I have, although not often.

TPBM owns a set of Japanese kitchen knives.

07-03-2008, 04:33 AM
I do, and my ceramic santoku is my favorite!

TPBM know someone with Lyme disease.

07-03-2008, 09:49 AM
I do.

TPBM has lost a loved one to cancer.

07-03-2008, 10:09 AM
FIL to pancreatic cancer a few years was really hard, but he fought a good fight

TPBM is going to see fireworks for the 4th of July

07-03-2008, 11:18 AM
Going to try if it doesn't get rained out, as usual. :o

TPBM has some fireworks of their own to shoot off.

07-03-2008, 07:23 PM

TPBM has a picnic planned this weekend.

07-03-2008, 07:32 PM
In the rain? :lol: No, don't think so.

TPBM has friends or family coming over this weekend.

07-03-2008, 07:54 PM
Nope, we're going there.

TPBM has help with their housework.

07-03-2008, 08:10 PM
Nope, I live alone but don't make a lot of messes. I usually only run my dishwasher once a week!

TPBM can do a cartwheel.

07-03-2008, 11:29 PM
hahahaha...but ANGIE can...just did 2 for her school kids (her tradition) on the last day of school a few weeks ago....not bad for a 48 yr. old!

TPBM will eat watermelon this week-end

07-04-2008, 12:20 AM
If there's any available. I'm going to a picnic.

TPBM considers July 4 the beginning of summer.

07-04-2008, 12:24 AM
Nope, that would be Solstice!

TPBM has been on an airplane this year.

07-04-2008, 12:25 AM
Last October

TPBM uses Money or Quicken to track their checking account transactions.

07-04-2008, 12:46 AM
Nope I just go online each week-end and balance

WebRover I have always looked at it like Memorial Day the beginning...4th the Middle and Labor Day the end of summer...I know that doesn't go with the calander though

TPBM has a 9 year old niece telling you how the lions roared at the Wild Animal Park!

07-04-2008, 03:20 AM
I've got a lot of nieces but none are age 9.

TPBM was involved in some sort of athletic team in school growing up.

07-04-2008, 05:04 AM
Nope, I'm pre-title IX and non-athletic anyway. I think tennis was the only sport in my HS that had a girls' team.

TPBM watched at least one game of the Euro Cup

07-04-2008, 09:50 AM
yep...ole ole (although I dozed off during Spain's goal against Germany)

TPBM is waiting for their coffee to kick in so they can do a 5K with their spouse

07-04-2008, 10:41 AM
Actually getting ready for bed here in Japan and I never have coffee after the AM.

TPBM enjoys water activities (water skiing, white water rafting, swimming, kayaking, etc.).

07-04-2008, 01:58 PM
Lived by the beach most my life...but not really a water person

TPBM knows what Joey Chestnut did today

07-04-2008, 02:22 PM
No, I don't even know who he is.

TPBM slept in late today.

07-04-2008, 04:20 PM
10:00 longest in a long time. :) (If you don't count half an hour at 4:30 here at 3FC)

TPBM is a packrat.

07-04-2008, 04:30 PM
Not even close

TPBM is still waiting for today's BBQ to start...(4:00 pm here in southern California for ours)

07-04-2008, 04:35 PM
No cookout for me today. doing it tomorrow...does that count?

Will be watching and making fireworks tonight!

07-04-2008, 04:45 PM
Not making, they are all illegal here. I'll be watching if I can find a last minute date (I'm working on it!)

TPBM is enjoying gorgeous weather today.

07-04-2008, 05:55 PM
OF COURSE! That's why I live here!

TPBM will eat jello this week-end

07-04-2008, 06:17 PM
No way!

TPBM made a relish tray today.

07-04-2008, 06:53 PM

TPBM doesn't drive on "drinking" holidays.

07-04-2008, 09:14 PM
I haven't been in the US in years during a "drinking holiday", and here people just do not drink and drive.

first offense: car impounded, huge fine, 6 month driving suspension, plus whatever the military tacks on for military members (varies from case to case)
second offense: car possessed by government, huge fine, jailtime, you lose your license permanently, plus whatever the military tacks on.

Yes we get the occasional stupid person who does and loses their license for 6 months but I've yet, in the 4.5 years I've been here, known, read of or heard of anyone who did it a second time. And since all police activity is published in the local paper... :p

However if I were in the US I'd definitely stay at home on Memorial Day, New Year's, and all the other 'drinking' holidays.

TPBM loves hockey.

07-04-2008, 11:04 PM

TPBM used to bite their nails.

07-04-2008, 11:06 PM

TPBM is listening to fireworks in the neighborhood.

Salubrious Fervor
07-05-2008, 12:33 AM

TPBM played with sparklers this week like they did when they were a kid.

07-05-2008, 12:38 AM
Nope, I haven't handled any fireworks this year.

TPBM lives in an area where people pull over on busy interstates to watch fireworks. :rolleyes:

07-05-2008, 12:40 AM
Nope. Didn't buy any fireworks this year.

Ate watermellon today

07-05-2008, 01:46 AM
No, but I had canteloupe and honeydew yesterday.

TPBM wore red white and blue on July 4th.

07-05-2008, 03:40 AM
No, I wore blue and black, but I did wear my "America" tshirt yesterday at work and during my walk. :) I have 3 or 4 of them [patriotic t shirts], but I went "out" today, so I needed to be somewhat dressy.

TPBM is a fan of Elvis.

07-05-2008, 04:57 AM

TPBM had to work yesterday.