Boanerges's Blog – November 2012 Archive (5)

Separating Truth And Lies

     Well, this has been a fun few days, no?

     Looks to me like at least 30 people joined in, and I discovered some new friends ... and how little I knew about some old ones.

     Still, I managed to get a few answers right, as did a fair number of you who took up the challenge here.

     So. On to business.

  • No. 1 is true. My first newspaper job was in a port city on the Great Lakes, and every year a top hat was given to the captain of the first salty…
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Added by Boanerges on November 29, 2012 at 2:30pm — 4 Comments

Two Lies and a Truth -- When to Reveal

Hi folks:



An update to the original plan, which was to give this to the end of the week. That seems a little long, in retrospect, as several people have indicated a preference to 'fess up earlier. (Good for the soul, confession is.)

So go for it whenever you think sufficient time has elapsed. I'd suggest doing it in a new post, but that's only a suggestion.

Also, a list of all those who have contributed is on my original blog…

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Added by Boanerges on November 27, 2012 at 11:08am — 4 Comments

To Tell The Truth (Open Call)

     OK, folks, many of us know each other from other venues. But just how well?

     I'm throwing out a challenge, one that provoked a lot of interest and general hilarity when it was run on the lamentably dying Open Salon a few years ago.

     It's called Two Truths and a Lie, and the rules are simple. You state three plausible things about yourself, one of which is a falsehood. Everyone else has to guess which one it is.

     I'll start, which only seems fair.…



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Added by Boanerges on November 26, 2012 at 11:00am — 18 Comments

Our Balls Are Bigger

    

The Grey Cup (WikkiCommons image)

     And so it's down to this.

     Sunday, after an 18-game regular season and two playoff games, the Beast-in-the-East Toronto Argonauts will face the Best-in-the-West Calgary Stampeders for the 100th Grey…

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Added by Boanerges on November 21, 2012 at 2:36pm — 10 Comments

Me 'n' Red

A mild-ish version of 'The Look', as explained below.

The message? Don't annoy The Redhead,

in this case by taking her picture.
 
     It's thirty years today, and I still don't know why she let me hitch my battered wagon to her…
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Added by Boanerges on November 11, 2012 at 8:40am — 10 Comments

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