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10 Terrible Ways To Show A Person You Love Them

With Valentine’s Day this week, or as I affectionately like to call it Happy Love-Is-For-Suckers Day, I figured I’d give some of you bleeding heart romantics some love advice.  Not on how to win someone over.  I’ve covered that one in a past blog post.  Rather, to give you some suggestions on what not to

10 Terrible Jobs Worse Than Yours

Here’s one to make your day a little brighter.  No matter how much you may hate your current job, there’s always a “worse” one out there.  I emphasize “worse,” because that’s not to say your job is any better than theirs.  Any job where you’re working to support yourself and not mooch off other taxpayers

10 Terrific Alternatives To Watching The Super Bowl

Yes, I realize that this is a day late, but I just came up with the idea.  Those who know me well are well aware of my dislike for sports.  I don’t enjoy playing them, I don’t enjoy watching them, I don’t enjoy hearing about them.  I know, that makes me totally “un-merican,” a communist,

10 Terrible and Terrific Ways To Waste Time

After dealing with all of the daily necessities of life, such as working a job, going to school, paying bills, and doing household chores, we all have our special ways of winding down or spend our free time.  Some of these ways are productive.  Others?  Not so much.  Here are some of bigger wastes of

10 Terrific Things About Winter

This is probably one of the last thoughts that a typical Pennsylvanian thinks about in the middle of January.  But yes, I’ll go there.  What are some of the positives to this sub-zero, winter wonderland which hits the north for what feels like nine months out of the year? 10#  No Bugs No mosquitos, no

10 Terrific Goals To Put On Your Bucket List

If you’re like most people, a good portion of the items you put on your personal bucket list are things that are hard to obtain or may take you years to get around to.  The following are a dozen little things you could probably pull off in less than week or two, a month or

10 Terrific New Year’s Resolutions

Now that we’ve covered the more traditional New Year’s resolutions and the futility of making them, how about a list of ones that are totally attainable for the rest of us slugs?  I promise you, it would take actual effort on your part not to be able to make these resolutions come true. #10  Gain

10 Terrible New Year’s Resolutions

We all make them, publicly or privately to ourselves.  Things are going to be different this coming year.  Things are going to be better.  I’m going to be happier.  Bullshit!  The road to good intentions is paved with quicksand.  Or extra potholes if you live in Pennsylvania.  It ain’t never gonna happen, darlin’.  Here’s a

10 Terrific Christmas Gifts For Him

Now that I’ve warned the men what not to buy their women, I suppose it’s only fair to let the women know what to buy the men in their lives.  As long as you don’t stray from this list ladies, I won’t have to do a 10 Terrible Christmas Gifts For Him post.  You have

10 Terrific Reasons To Lock Up Santa

Santa has always been a symbol of love and joy throughout our lifetimes.  Has anyone truly considered what type of role model we have here though?  A short, fat guy who loves eating cookies and milk all night?  Ummm…maybe I should just shut up and stop where I am, huh?  😊  Anyway, here’s 10 other

10 Terrible Christmas Gifts For Her

With Christmas upon us in a few short weeks, every guy should be scrambling to figure out what to get his lady.  Well, not us “lucky” ones who don’t have a lady, but that’s another matter altogether.  For those of you in deep emotional relationships with a member of the female persuasion, it can be

10 Terrific Personal Distractions

Admit it, we all have them; Those little personal distractions that keep us from doing what we’re supposed to do in life.  They’re the things we choose to do instead of the crap we’re supposed to be accomplishing.  The house needs cleaning?  I’ll get to it right after this.  The dishes need to be done? 

10 Terrible Ways To Eat An Ice-Cream Cone

More of a summertime post, this one just came to me today, so I figured I’d throw it out there. What red-blooded American doesn’t love a good old-fashioned ice cream cone from their local ice cream shop? There’s no better way to cool down on a hot summer’s day. And real ice cream fans would

20 Terrific Things Kids Can Get Away With

I’m sure you’ve seen variations of this one and agree with me.  Kids have it made.  Yes, they have their own age-specific problems and challenges, which I would never choose to face in this century, but they still lack that one key factor; The responsibility of adulthood.  What I wouldn’t give to be able to

The Top 10 Terrible Questions You Always Wanted To Ask About Sex

As Americans, we like to believe that we are so much more enlightened and open-minded than the rest of the world.  In some cases, this may be true.  On the subject of sex though, we can be downright prudish.  And with this uptight attitude, comes a lot of unanswered questions people are too embarrassed or

10 Terrorific Preemptive Pranks

You know it’s going to happen.  Those same “innocent” kids who come to your front porch every Halloween for Trick or Treat, will eventually grow into the teenagers who get you or your home with Tricks, or nasty pranks when they’re older.  Heck, the bolder ones will even come out for Trick or Treat, milk

Top 10 Terrorific Party Games

There’s nothing like a good old adult Halloween party to make you feel like a kid again.  What other day of the year can you dress up, however, or as whatever, you want?  Rarely.  Just try it on your next shift.  I guarantee, you show up for your retail job dressed up as Barney, Wolverine,

10 Terrorific Ways To Tell She/He Is A Vampire

As All Hallow Eve grows nearer and nearer, there are all sorts of supernatural creatures wandering around.  Some, like the hairy werewolf, the floating, translucent ghost, and the shambling mound of goo are fairly easy to pick out.  What about the deceptive creatures who walk among us at night, who look almost just like us? 

10 Horrorific Ways To Tell A Person Is Possessed

Okay…so we’ve covered how to tell if a person, place, or thing is haunted and the different ways to deal with these problems.  But what about the case of possession?  How do you tell the difference between your wife having too much to drink, or if she’s been possessed by a lord of hell?  The

10 Terrific Ways To Piss Off A Woman

Okay, so we’ve covered the top 10 ways to win a girl and guy over. Now it’s time to find out how to make them want to tear our heads off. Not that anyone wants or needs a guide to getting the shit beat out of them by the opposite sex for being a jerk.