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SleepyHead Nov 25, 2008 02:33 PM

  1. The same 2 days off as the hubbit.
  2. New rings.
  3. To see the hubbit's handsome face again.
  4. Cable router for the laptop.
  5. My "Lives of John Lennon" replaced.

Gimme 5 Christmas presents you've re-gifted recently.

beatlebangs1964 Nov 25, 2008 08:49 PM

a weird gag gift of a small block with a note saying, "run around the block
blue pajamas
pink pajamas
a music box (never liked them)
a Thompson Twins recording because I can't stand the Thompson Twins

Gimme 5 reasons why comedy is good for you

SleepyHead Nov 25, 2008 09:16 PM

  1. Exercises the mouth muscles.
  2. Exercises the lungs.
  3. Exercises the belly muscles.
  4. Gets you to the point where you can cough up the mucous the Mucinex missed.
  5. Usually cheaper (and therefore better for the wallet) than action/adventure movies.

Gimme 5 comic actors you can NOT stand to watch.

beatlebangs1964 Nov 25, 2008 09:19 PM

Letterman (he irritates the heck out of me and I don't like the way he tries to trick people)
Sam Kinison (too strident for me)
Tater Salad (when he gets into the gutter and the toilet)
I like Eddie Murphy, but I don't like it when he gets fecal
Chris Rock
Don Rickles
I'm not overly fond of Jay Leno, either

Gimme 5 of the worst gifts you have EVER gotten

SleepyHead Nov 25, 2008 10:04 PM

  1. A roll of toilet paper - not a whole pack, just a roll.
  2. A book I already owned - in duplicate.
  3. A book I had owned for years - and just got rid of.
  4. The same stinky candle I'd already re-gifted twice.
  5. A gift card to a coffee house I loathe. :-S

Gimme the best 5 gifts you ever received?

beatlebangs1964 Nov 27, 2008 04:45 PM

my polka dotted umbrella for my 5th birthday
gym membership
bubble bath and foot oils
an electric foot massager
an electric foot spa

Gimme 5 unusal flavors of ice cream (no chocolates, strawberries and vanillas, please)

SleepyHead Nov 27, 2008 05:10 PM

  1. praline
  2. peppermint patty
  3. banana pudding
  4. chocolate chip cookie dough
  5. rocky road

Gimme 5 people you HAVE to buy Christmas gifts for.

beatlebangs1964 Nov 27, 2008 05:35 PM

A relative in town
Another relative in town
A relative across country
Another relative across country
Another relative across country as well

Gimme 5 things to do for indoor fun during the winter when it's cold

hibgal Nov 27, 2008 05:56 PM

Blind Man's Bluff
Card games

Gimme 5 really smart innovations.

beatlebangs1964 Nov 27, 2008 06:28 PM

Any electronic communication device

Gimme 5 kinds of hounds

FPSHOT Nov 27, 2008 06:40 PM


gimme 5 names of poets (m/f) born in the 19th century

beatlebangs1964 Nov 27, 2008 06:43 PM


Gimme 5 playwrights of the early 20th century

SleepyHead Nov 28, 2008 09:13 PM

  1. Arthur Miller
  2. Tennessee Williams
  3. Eugene O'Neill
  4. Gerhart Hauptmann
  5. Jean-Paul Sartre

Gimme 5 holiday classics you hate.

hibgal Nov 28, 2008 09:31 PM

Jingle Bells
Jingle Bells
Jingle Bells
Jingle Bells
and did I mention
Jingle Bells!

Gimme 5 ways to handle leftovers.

SleepyHead Nov 28, 2008 10:01 PM

  1. Tupperware
  2. store-brand Tupperware
  3. Seal-a-meal
  4. butter bowls with lids (or Saran Wrap, if the lids are warped)
  5. Using gloves and face mask, dispose of in triple-layered garbage bag; hold bag waaaaaaay out to the side, walk gingerly to dumpster, swing arm back, sling arm forward on an upward arc and TOSS THAT CRAP!

Gimme 5 gotta-eat-right-now-no-time-to-cook meals.

hibgal Nov 28, 2008 10:13 PM

#5 really cracked me up! Good grief! That's funny! :laugh5:

Okay, let's see. No time to cook. Here are some I've tried!

1. Large glass of tomatoe juice with cheese crackers
2. Canned chili and tortilla chips
3. Slices of roast beef on toast
4. Baguette filled with ham, lettuce, tomatoe, cheese etc.
5. Strawberry smoothie

Gimme 5 everyday meals.

FPSHOT Nov 28, 2008 11:28 PM

1. Own made tomato soup with garlic bread
2. Cooked potatoes, vegetables and salad
3. Sauercraut with mashed potatoes
4. Tagliolini or any other pasta with a spicey sauce of tomato, vegetable and herbs
5. Fake chicken, brussels sprouts, baked potatoes

Gimme 5 everyday breakfast meals

beatlebangs1964 Nov 29, 2008 04:16 AM

boiled eggs
scrambled eggs
poached eggs
uncooked oatmeal

Gimme 5 Japanese meat dishes

SleepyHead Nov 29, 2008 05:59 PM

  1. Beef Sukiyaki
  2. Chicken Tsukune
  3. Chicken Tatsuta
  4. Shogayaki - ginger pork
  5. Unagi - eel

Gimme 5 pastas that don't include spaghetti, angel hair pasta, macaroni, or shells . . .

hibgal Nov 29, 2008 07:18 PM

Not sure if I got this right. Here are the pastas anyway

Lasagna (Bolognese)
Cannelloni (con Peperoni e Olive)
Tagliatelle (Carbonara)
Fusilli (Primavera)

I'm hungry! :tongue3:

Gimme 5 semiprecious stones.

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