Year: 2007

Corny joke

A friend of mine writes a bi-weekly humor column where one of the columns was about how corn is taking over everything with the new ethanol fuel, and how many items are made from corn products. I thought it would be funny to make a little art installation (aka practical joke) where hundreds of print-outs …

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Electronic Banking Monopoly: Use credit cards instead of paper money

Tired of counting money when playing Monopoly? “Oh wait, i don’t have enough singles, can you trade me a $10 for ten singles?” Don’t worry about that anymore! Now with Electronic Banking Monopoly each player gets their own credit card. Anytime someone buys are sells something, you just swipe their card through the machine and …

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Merry Christmas Adam

I hereby declare the day after Christmas to be called “Christmas Adam.” Christmas Eve is the day before Christmas, so it only makes sense to declare Christmas Adam for December 26. It’s really cool how Christmas is such an important day, that it’s the only holiday to have a holiday dedicated to the day before …

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God born as human today

Almighty powerful God. The one who can move mountains. Who formed the planet with His hands. That same God. He was funneled into a baby. All that glorious power squeeezed into a baby. Christmas is an amazing day. You’ve heard that Jesus paid for your sins. And the sins of the world. One person pays …

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Christmas song about shopping

Christmas shopping. ta la la. ta la la. Christmas shoooooping. That should be a song. Why is there no song about Christmas shopping? All the stores could play it! Are there any songs about Christmas shopping?

I own Tribune Company, and I just met the new CEO Sam Zell

Tribune Company with new CEO Sam Zell is now owned by the Tribune employees and nobody else. This morning the Tribune Tower features a new banner in the lobby stating, “YOU Own This Place Now!” What a great sign! Everyone is walking around the tower stating that he or she owns the company. Later in …

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Meet your great great grandparents or your great great grandchildren?

Would you rather meet your great great grandparents or your great great grandchildren? This is an excellent question from Table Topics. Meeting your great great grandparents is a solid choice, because it’s nice to know where you came from and your lineage. Who’s in your blood that helped made you who you are today. Meeting …

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Name a cartoon character born on another planet in our solar system

Mars is a pretty cool planet, because Marvin Martian lives on it. Can you name any other planets that have a cartoon character that was either born or lives there? There’s the Great Gazoo (from the Flintstones), but he’s from the planet Zetox. How about planets in our solar system?