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Free Association ~ Work ~ Not Play

  1. paradigmsearch profile image89
    paradigmsearchposted 4 years ago

    The objective is to trigger a hub topic idea for someone. More than one, full sentences, entire paragraphs are fine. I'll start.

    succotash
    speed limit 85
    turkey and muenster sandwich
    triffids
    dogs and cats
    mice and men
    Pandora's box
    epiphany
    the sciences
    the arts
    the scams
    the last straw
    the lady and the tiger
    up the down staircase
    random walk
    tightrope
    black glass

  2. Hollie Thomas profile image61
    Hollie Thomasposted 4 years ago

    Hitchcock's botanical horror movie.

    1. bBerean profile image61
      bBereanposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Kinda like the Little Shop of Horrors?  Feeeed me!

      1. Hollie Thomas profile image61
        Hollie Thomasposted 4 years ago in reply to this

        I actually quite like that movie. You just can't beat a good Hitchcock film. smile

  3. Mighty Mom profile image91
    Mighty Momposted 4 years ago

    The spring of our discontent
    Roses vs. mixed bouquets
    Do you pay the extra for legroom on long flights?
    Hula hoops
    Spaghettios
    Shades of blue
    When does the universe speak loudest to you?
    Predict the next big fitness craze
    Are libraries obsolete?
    What app would you invent?
    Worst pet ever
    10 things I wish I never learned
    Why does austerity lead to super austerity?
    Strawberry fields

    Ok. I'm exhausted now. Free association has a cost!
    lol

  4. habee profile image90
    habeeposted 4 years ago

    How to bathe a cat
    Rattlesnakes as pets
    How to make your own possum food
    Make your own false teeth from Ivory soap - easy and inexpensive!
    How to pick up girls at your family reunion
    Best chewing tobacco
    Tips for bogging
    BBQ chitlins recipe
    Do your own liposuction with a vacuum cleaner
    Flavors of moonshine
    How to win a watermelon seed spitting contest
    How to graph a family tree with only one branch
    Proof that Elvis is still alive
    A UFO kidnapped me from my trailer park
    Confessions of a Bigfoot hunter
    What's REALLY in your Chinese food?
    How to make a swimming pool from a cattle trough
    Why not to feed your dog gunpowder
    Best tattoo removal cream

    1. janesix profile image60
      janesixposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      This sounds a bit like my home town

      1. habee profile image90
        habeeposted 4 years ago in reply to this

        Mine, too!

    2. Shanna11 profile image91
      Shanna11posted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Hahahahahahaha do your own liposuction with a vacuum cleaner? That's awful--- and hilarious!

      I would be tempted to make a parody hub if I wasn't concerned that someone would actually attempt it. D:

  5. Hollie Thomas profile image61
    Hollie Thomasposted 4 years ago

    I totally got this wrong, I thought we were meant to expand on one of PDSs, titles. lol.

  6. Marcy Goodfleisch profile image95
    Marcy Goodfleischposted 4 years ago

    10 Great Recipes for Spam
    Why Cowboys Wear Boots
    Nancy Sinatra: Female Hit Singer with Four-Note Range
    How to Avoid Traffic Jams in Small Towns
    Hunger Games:  What to Do When Dieting
    How to Dodge Bill Collectors
    Best Semi-Precious Stones for Tooth Caps
    Latest Tattoo Designs for Older Women
    101 Ways to Misspell Words When Texting
    How to Annoy Your Neighbors Without Getting Caught
    How to Know When Someone is Gruntled

  7. profile image0
    Sarra Garrettposted 4 years ago

    How not to pick your nose in public
    How to fart on an elevator full of people and quietly leave
    101 ways to cook tuna
    How to turn Alpo into Hash for breakfast
    How to act wierd and make people run from you
    Why you shouldn't stick peas up your nose
    How to play the spoons
    How to make the perfect snowball in the summer time
    How to make a summer dress out of old cloth purses
    Don't ever try this at home

  8. paradigmsearch profile image89
    paradigmsearchposted 4 years ago

    There may be some potential here... big_smile

  9. Marcy Goodfleisch profile image95
    Marcy Goodfleischposted 4 years ago

    Why We Should Remove All Mondays from Weekly Calendars
    How to Know When Your Pet is Cheating On You
    Six Sigma Invertebrates
    Why It Wasn't Miss Scarlet in The Dining Room With the Candlestick
    How to Refurbish Tree Stumps
    Best Ways to Nap With Your Eyes Open
    How to Make Dehydrated Water
    10 Ways to Reuse Kleenex

    1. paradigmsearch profile image89
      paradigmsearchposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      OMG!

  10. Kathryn L Hill profile image83
    Kathryn L Hillposted 4 years ago

    (BTW  Sometimes a black vase could actually be purple if you hold it up to sunlight.)
    *It is hard for a dog to adjust to a new home after he has become an adult.
    *Collecting antiques can lead to many adventures.
    *Thinking outside the box can lead to interesting ways to earn money or create a job for oneself.
    *It is vital to get out in the world, experience it in new ways, and expand  horizons.

  11. 2uesday profile image87
    2uesdayposted 4 years ago

    Washing disasters:
    How to get bits of tissue paper off black clothes.
    How to restore a white garment that got hot washed with a red sock.
    How to grow a wool jumper back to full size after tumble drying it.
    Where does the other sock in the wash disappear to?

    Cooking disasters:
    How to rescue a cake that you forgot to put sugar in.
    How to clean cake off an oven (after you tired to lift a loose bottom cake tin onto another shelf).

    Ten ways to end a phone call quickly.
    101 slightly sarcastic but not nasty things to say, when replying to call center generated phone calls.
    What to say to get rid of unwelcome guests.
    What to do to get rid of unwelcome guests.

  12. Marcy Goodfleisch profile image95
    Marcy Goodfleischposted 4 years ago

    10 Handy Fake Addresses to Give to Telephone Solicitors
    10 Handy Fake Phone Numbers to Give to Annoying Flirts in Bars
    Quick and Easy Ways to Toilet Paper a House
    DIY Facelift Tips Using Scotch Tape and a Staple Gun
    How to Slipcover a Couch Potato
    Best Recipe for Deep-Fried Ice Cubes
    Choral Arrangements for the Voices in Your Head

  13. habee profile image90
    habeeposted 4 years ago

    This is a fun thread!

    1. paradigmsearch profile image89
      paradigmsearchposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Probably my last one. What with most of my stuff being shunted to the topics page, where "nobody" ever sees it, looks like the party is over.

  14. Marcy Goodfleisch profile image95
    Marcy Goodfleischposted 4 years ago

    Favorite Antonyms For The Following:

    "Have a nice day!"
    "Take care!"
    "Come back soon!"
    "May the force be with you."
    "Wish you were here."
    "Live long and prosper."

  15. paradigmsearch profile image89
    paradigmsearchposted 4 years ago

    I just don't know. There it is. Do I take it?

    I took it. I took it home.

    There it sits on my coffee table.

    Do I open it? I don't know.

    I did. I opened it.

    $100 bills. Stacks and stacks. Need to drop by the grocery store parking lot more often....

    I read the news; I know to wait six months after robbing a bank before spending the money. I don't care.

    Went to Vegas.

    Bet it all on number six.

    I won.

    Sitting in lounge with a feeling I never had before. I will never have to worry about anything again.

    Bunch of folks showed up. Wearing uniforms.

    20 years. It's kind of fun cleaning cards.

  16. Scribenet profile image86
    Scribenetposted 4 years ago

    Is it Polite to Put Salt in the Sugar Bowl?
    How to Creatively End a Phone Call that has Gone On for Too Long
    Is Pet Psychology a Good Career Choice?
    Totally Inappropriate Housewarming Gifts
    Okay....Appropriate Housewarming Gifts
    smile

  17. paradigmsearch profile image89
    paradigmsearchposted 4 years ago

    Would seriously like to bang out a hub draft today...

  18. paradigmsearch profile image89
    paradigmsearchposted 4 years ago

    Went to "Start a Hub". Either "Exclusive Titles" is not working or HP has dumped me. LOL

  19. stanwshura profile image68
    stanwshuraposted 4 years ago

    The refrigerator had been empty for a week...
    What if our gravity were twice as strong?
    How many atoms are in the Milky Way Galaxy?
    What if *every* sound (phonem) had its own letter, including nonspeech sounds?
    Why do men have breasts?
    Would you gain 100 Lbs for a million dollars?  Ten million?
    If you had severe migraines more days that not, would you consider electroconvulsive therapy?  A hemispherectomy (yep, half the brain removed - true case!)?
    Would you give up half of the rest of your lifespan for the ability to fly?

    1. Kathryn L Hill profile image83
      Kathryn L Hillposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      ?why do men have breasts?

  20. Ms Chievous profile image81
    Ms Chievousposted 4 years ago

    How to raise Chickens
    Why the heck am I raising chickens
    Why little boys are so infatuated with farts
    Ten ways to start a conversation
    How to share the bed with three dogs and still get a good nights sleep

  21. paradigmsearch profile image89
    paradigmsearchposted 4 years ago

    Do gophers dream?
    Why do flies like dogs' calling cards?
    Why aren't gay penguins more discrete?
    Why do rattlesnakes have such a bad attitude?
    Why are cats always so depressed? http://now.msn.com/sad-cat-diary-reveal … about-cats

 
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