Friday Fix #17 - Meet Audrey!

Friday, September 3, 2010

The Friday Fix is a takeover of my Friday blog post by other bloggers who have volunteered their time and energy to "star" in their very own guest post on Friday. Only one mandatory rule (you can't get out of it!) - you must answer five of the most random questions I throw your way. The rest is up to you. Remember, if you'd like to be featured on the Friday Fix, send me an email, and let me know! So, without further ado, here is Audrey from Brizmus Blogs Books!


The Most Random Questions in the World...

1. Why does minute rice have to cook 15 minutes? Isn't that false advertising?

I have always felt EXACLTLY the same way about this. If it's 15 minute rice, the call it that. And besides, doesn't normal rice only take about 20 minutes to cook anyway? I think that there is nothing about the cooking time that makes this rice special and advertising it as such is, as you said, false advertising. Just wrong.

2. Why is it called rush hour if traffic is soooooo slow?

I like to think that they are talking about rush as in the verb - where, like, a bear would rush a person. Or a football player would rush another. Coming at them quickly and unexpectedly. The cars rush the road, and the road, despite suffering through the same thing at the same time everyday, is totally unexpected. So rush hour - the hour in which the cars rush the road.
(iswimforoceans note - ok...never would have thought of that!)

3. What's the difference between normal ketchup and fancy ketchup?

I have no idea - the packaging perhaps. In any case, they are both disgusting to me. Maybe fancy ketchup has a dash of mustard already added in, just to up the ickiness factor.

4. If a baby's feet emerge at 11:59 pm, but the head doesn't emerge until 12:01 am, what day is the baby born on?

I'm going to go with the 12:01 day, because that's when the baby is fully out. Or rather, on which day of the week the mother likes best. I think the more important question is: what if they're in a car, and they're in Texas when the feet emerge at 11:59 PM and then in Louisana for the head at 12:01 AM - what state were they born in?

5. Is it legal to drive down a road in reverse as long as you're following the direction of traffic?

Who knows - probably not, but that's never stopped me from doing it! In any case, if it's not, it totally should be - people probably pay way more attention when they're driving backwards, anyway.



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Thank you so much for dropping by, Audrey! Audrey's blog is so much fun to read and follow, so please check out her site. To anyone else interested in being featured - my email is on my contact page (if you couldn't figure that out)...please feel free to send a message my way!

16 comments:

  1. Haha I love this feature. Great questions and answers on both sides-very clever ;D

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  2. I like this feature! I'm emailing you to be involved too!

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  3. Hi..New follower via hop. You can find me here; CMash

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  4. Fun meme. I like the idea of random questions. They usually trigger better responses than expected questions.

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  5. Wow, those questions were not what I was expecting. What a fun post!

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  6. I always love these questions! How do you come up with them? And great answers, too!

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  7. Wow, those are some pretty random questions (but they do make you think!)

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  8. What a great idea! Love the randomness, it's a great distraction on a Friday:)

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  9. This is such a fabulous feature. And I love the random questions - glad you stopped by else I would never have discovered your blog. Am now a follower :)

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  10. Ahahah, these are awesome questions, Melissa. I always enjoy them. Brizmus, you did a fantastic job answering them! :P

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  11. cool post! Thanks for hopping by!!Instant follower

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  12. I love these fun questions!
    Audrey is SO cool!

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  13. Hi Melissa, thanks for 'hopping' by my blog :)

    Friday Fix is a cool feature :D I've never seen it anywhere on a book blog. The questions are truly random (espeicially the traffic one...it never occured to me but now I'll be wondering myself)

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  14. I just realized that I never commented on this - thanks so much for featuring me! The questions were so much fun to answer, and I think it turned out really well. I'll post about this post in my blog tomorrow!

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