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February 6th, 2013
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  1. Breaking News!™

    The US postal service announced today that starting later this year, there would be no mail service on Saturday.

    CNN Eatocracy blogger AleeD went into immediate panic mode, until she learned that this referred to mail deliveries and not male service.

    You may now return to your regularly scheduled Eatocracy.

    February 6, 2013 at 4:46 pm | Reply
    • Jdizzle McHammerpants ♫♫

      What about packages?

      February 6, 2013 at 5:41 pm | Reply
      • AleeD®@BN™ & Jdizz

        AleeD likes packages. ~_~

        February 7, 2013 at 7:04 am | Reply
  2. Honey Hops

    whatever happened to your article on hopslam, justin lear had been talking about it on twitter?

    February 6, 2013 at 11:14 am | Reply
  3. ™©JbJiNg!eŚ®™

    Good morning flamenons! Still trying to get rid of a timeshare week that expires on 2/20/13 so it doesn't go back to the resort/exchange company wasted...so I've looked at a few places where I know this fine clan is around...if anyone interested, please let me know.

    Virginia Beach, Williamsburg
    Orlando (Kissimmee)
    Atlantic City
    Las Vegas
    Sedona
    Cape Cod
    Branson
    Myrtle Beach
    Gatlinburg

    February 6, 2013 at 11:00 am | Reply
    • Truth™@JBJ

      Wish I could help you there Darlin', but...

      Virginia Beach, Williamsburg – Been there.
      Orlando (Kissimmee) – Not a fan of humidity
      Atlantic City – I don't gamble
      Las Vegas – See atlantic City
      Sedona – Not a hippie/stoner/new ageer
      Cape Cod – Been there
      Branson – Would rather be beaten for a long weekend.
      Myrtle Beach – Been there
      Gatlinburg – See Branson

      Now if you had Tokyo, Taipei, Hong Kong, Beijing, Seoul or Fukuoka, we'd be talkin'...

      February 6, 2013 at 11:18 am | Reply
      • AleeD®@Turth™

        Did I mention I was thinking about renaming the dungeon, Branson? ~_~

        February 6, 2013 at 12:05 pm | Reply
        • ™©JbJiNg!eŚ®™@AleeD

          We have someone in our Florida office who now refers to people from your fine state as "Floridiots"...present company excluded I'm sure. I guess she can say this as she is one of them?? o.O

          February 6, 2013 at 1:08 pm |
        • AleeD®@™©JbJiNg!eŚ®™

          Floridorks could be one, too. I don't know the type of people your friend deals with, but we all aren't Floridolts (and yet another). Some of us natives prefer the term "Cracker." My favorite is how one refers to someone from Maine: Maineiacs.

          February 6, 2013 at 1:57 pm |
        • Turth™@AleeD, JBJ

          We refer to those types as "Clodoradans"

          February 6, 2013 at 2:12 pm |
      • ™©JbJiNg!eŚ®™@Truth

        LOL on Branson...me three.

        OK, no Asia available but we do have New Caledonia (Sout Pacific), lots of Europe, Canada, Argentina, Venezuela, Columbia, Mexico and Austraila...I just didn't figure anyone would be interested in last minute airfares to these locales$$

        February 6, 2013 at 1:07 pm | Reply
        • AleeD®@™©JbJiNg!eŚ®™

          "... last minute affairs"...?

          February 6, 2013 at 1:29 pm |
        • ™©JbJiNg!eŚ®™@AleeD

          I should have known you would read it that way! ;)

          February 6, 2013 at 2:08 pm |
        • AleeD®@™©JbJiNg!eŚ®™

          The mind is wherever head is at the time. Oh. TMI? ~_~

          February 6, 2013 at 3:02 pm |
      • MicheleG™

        Howdy.

        Reminder that Sedona is, culturally, a layered town. There are solid citizens, the artists. those in city governance, those who service the tourists, as well as the dippsy doodle new ager types and no one gives them much respect. There's a lot more to Sedona than the twit crowd. I'd move there if I had the bucks. Cheers!

        February 6, 2013 at 3:14 pm | Reply
        • Turth™@MicheleG

          "Those who service the tourists"...?!

          Maybe worth a drive down after all...:)

          February 6, 2013 at 3:23 pm |
        • MicheleG™

          You silly! I just KNEW someone would take my comment and, er, run with it!

          February 6, 2013 at 4:06 pm |
  4. dailygrindonline

    I recently learned that September 29th is National Coffee Day! (It's never too early to start planning!) As a matter of fact, I blogged about it: http://coffeebeancoffee.tumblr.com/ . If you're a coffee lover, it's a good day to mark on your calendar because there are many opportunities to get free or discounted coffee on that day.

    February 6, 2013 at 10:43 am | Reply
    • Jdizzle McHammerpants ♫♫

      http://www.catsasscoffee.com

      February 6, 2013 at 10:44 am | Reply
    • spacecalculus

      ☆☆☆☆☆

      Great blog! Thank you.

      February 6, 2013 at 11:14 am | Reply
  5. spacecalculus

    http://nyuad.nyu.edu/content/dam/nyuad/departments/faculty/pj-henry/documents/publications/2010Henry-chapter-institutiona-bias.pdf

    February 6, 2013 at 10:30 am | Reply
  6. Breaking News!™

    Fans of the popular board game "Monopoly" have voted to eliminate the iron token, and replace it with a cat.

    You may now return to your regularly scheduled Eatocracy.

    February 6, 2013 at 9:58 am | Reply
    • Jdizzle McHammerpants ♫♫

      Sweet. Now the dog has something to eat.

      February 6, 2013 at 10:40 am | Reply
      • Ms. Grammar

        I absolutely LOVE your sense of humor!

        February 6, 2013 at 11:57 am | Reply
    • AleeD®@Breaking News™

      That means someone could have a monopoly on some pu$$y ...

      Oh wait ... that's backwards.

      February 6, 2013 at 12:09 pm | Reply
      • Turth™@AleeD

        THAT my dear, is a commodity that has been traded like currency since the dawn of time...;)

        February 6, 2013 at 12:50 pm | Reply
        • AleeD®@Turth™

          Would that be the same "dawn" as the dawn of crack? Apropos for the subject matter.

          February 6, 2013 at 3:05 pm |
        • Turth™@AleeD

          It amazes me where your mind goes....;)

          February 6, 2013 at 3:11 pm |
        • MicheleG™

          Ditto with Turth's comment. Aleey Dee you are a good ....er....."read."

          I can guess where you will go with that one?

          February 6, 2013 at 3:19 pm |
    • DJChilllyPhil, Jukebox King & Cold Stone God

      Wait. They voted off the iron and not the thimble? That's surprising.

      I'd think the iron sees more use than the thimble, but it looks like I'm wrong.

      February 6, 2013 at 2:58 pm | Reply
      • AleeD®@DJCP

        Unless the cat is sitting down, it's going to look alot like the Scottie dog. I always wanted to get rid of the wheelbarrow because it would never stay upright.

        February 6, 2013 at 3:19 pm | Reply
  7. Mary Shannon

    Question for the morning – the US Postal Service has decided to stop delivering "letters" on Saturday. When was the last time you received something important via US Mail?

    For me, its been a long, long time.

    February 6, 2013 at 8:55 am | Reply
    • Truth™@Mary

      Friday, October 28, 2011.

      February 6, 2013 at 9:31 am | Reply
    • AleeD®@QOD

      Several times a month. All our bills are handled thru the USPS. That has more to do with hubby than me. ;)

      February 6, 2013 at 12:02 pm | Reply
  8. Truth™

    Good morning all, from an unseasonably warm Denver. Supposed to hit the upper fifties again today.

    How is everyone doing today?

    February 6, 2013 at 8:24 am | Reply
  9. Sir Biddle

    Morning Crew!

    February 6, 2013 at 8:16 am | Reply
  10. Tx4urexkarlene

    Morning ! Got a new phone – world of difference !!! Hope everyone has a Great day & hopefully I can get back on here!

    February 6, 2013 at 7:59 am | Reply
  11. Mary Shannon

    Good morning! Early conference call this morning, then another later today, then taking Dad to dinner and a presentation on local history at my library. It gets him out of the house and interacting with others, so while its not my first choice for the evening, its worth it.

    Anyone else doing anything fun this week?

    February 6, 2013 at 7:49 am | Reply
  12. Alee D Alarm Clock®

    February 6, 2013 at 6:50 am | Reply
    • Sir Biddle

      Gotta love Soundgarden. Reminds me of the summer of 94 living in Boulder, CO painting houses.

      February 6, 2013 at 8:16 am | Reply
      • Jdizzle McHammerpants ♫♫

        Is that what they called smoking the reef back then?

        February 6, 2013 at 10:42 am | Reply
  13. Photo Captain®

    Little did Rafael know, Lolita pleasured Sven last nite, too.

    February 6, 2013 at 6:45 am | Reply
    • HarleyGirl

      I think you nailed that one! lol...

      February 6, 2013 at 10:39 am | Reply
    • Ms. Grammar

      Spot on!!!

      February 6, 2013 at 12:01 pm | Reply

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