[v]: to urge, provoke, or incite to some action or course

When he wants to play, you’re going to play. Resistance is futile; you will be assimilated. Or at least your ass will be scratched.

Instigator.

TMI Thursday: Christmas Cannon

It’s Thursday, and I’ve got some TMI offerings for you. Today’s story, with a nod to the holidays:
Christmas Cannon
It technically was the week after Christmas, something in the neighborhood of 5 years ago, maybe 6. I was concerned because my dog hadn’t taken a dump in a few days. He was eating, but he’d only [...]

God, I hope so.

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If that’s where he’s trapped, I’m sure “corruption” is the least of his worries.

Let the record show that we were both at work

Drunk friends can be fun, especially when they get back to work from a lunch that included a few glasses of wine.
I-66: so wait, how much wine did you have?
DD: some
ish
I-66: don’t be coy, DD.
DD: some glasses
4 maybe?
big
I-66: lightweight.
DD: middle of the day-weight
I-66: DD, that doesn’t make any [...]

PSA

The word ridiculous is spelled without the letter e. Each i sound is a short i, as in sick and as in ring. Therefore, if you’re going to do something silly like abbreviate the word, you should not insert a long e sound into the first syllable. It should not sound like “reedic.” Similarly, when [...]

How well do you know your I-66?

When we were walking to our second venue of Friday night, we were approached by a pair of ladies that I believe to have been mother and daughter, one of whom asked whether we knew where the “S & M Grill” was. We simultaneously reached for our phones to find this mythical restaurant and I [...]

Weekend Pros & Cons

PRO: Seeing a bunch of awesome bloggers on Friday night
PRO: Proving that my powers of cajoling know no bounds
CON: Proving that I can be cajoled into things, like walking long distances in the cold, just as easily
PRO: My outstanding bathroom line leapfrogging abilities
PRO: Italian Voyage
CON: Not remembering what each thing we ate was
CON: Wandering around [...]

Phoned it in

You know what I hate? I hate when I call somewhere, explain a situation and ask a question, and get transferred to someone else who should be able to help, only the person transferring the call doesn’t tell the next person what the problem is, so I have to repeat myself. And heaven forbid I [...]

That’s that Hawaiian burger joint

One of my favorite movies of all time is Pulp Fiction. While there are still other point winning opportunities below, I bring you more. The following is Jules Winfield’s Ezekiel 25:17 with words missing. For two points each, fill in the blanks. Five minute rule applies.
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Quoth the movie…

It’s Thursday and the points are back. Give me the movie and the character who said it for the [points].
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