Saturday, June 12, 2010
The job I had to do at work today was a little boring, so I did an informal survey. I asked anyone who was there what kind of bumper sticker I could put on the car to make our kids not want to borrow it, looking for the maximum “I can't be seen it THAT” factor.
My contribution came from Comic Book Guy on The Simpsons (who are, by the way, older than a lot of the people I work with. Now, THAT'S a sobering thought.) “My other car's the Millennium Falcon.” If I find it, I'm totally getting it!
Along the same lines, “My other car's a pair of boots” and “My other car's a piece of shit too.” Someone suggested “My other car's a 10-speed.” Funny, but without the embarrassing factor.
Another good one with some embarrassment potential is “Stay back, or you'll be in phaser range.”
An honorable mention goes to “Stay back of my poo-throwing monkeys will get you,” but I think teens would be fine with this message.
One mother suggested something that alluded that their parents had had sex in the car. What that led to was our winner: “Viagra saved our marriage.”
Now I'd like to hear your suggestions, what kind of bumper sticker would discourage kids from asking for the car?
It seems that the awards abound, and this is an especially unique honor!
Steven Tremp http://stephentremp.blogspot.com/has created an award, and I am a first-generation recipient of the Awsomous Maximus Award! Oh My, Oh My (fanning self). It is a prerequisite for the Meat & Potatoes Award, for veteran Bloggers who have weathered a few storms. If I can get a pre-qualifier for such an honor after about 10 months of Blogging, well slap-my-ass, I'm flattered and humbled. Thanks Steven!
I have a few nominations for the Awsomous Maximus, focusing on newer Blogs that show great promise! Many awards have floated around lately, so many have been nominated for other awards, but they are none-the-less deserving!
Ella's Edge gives consistent offerings from her life, her family, and her home town, with a lot of honesty and charm.
Mommy Loves Stiletto's is a riot, but not for the faint of heart. If you're uncomfortable with your naughtiness and that of others, skip this one.
Celebrating her first Tartaversary today, Confessions of a Watery Tart is another fun one with a mischievous wink. For the ladies, there are plenty of Beefcake pics, for everyone , there's some fine writing, and insights into the craft.
About 14 months old, Ramblings of a Domestic Goddess really hit her stride this year, and posts thematically DAILY! That's right, she's that hardcore!
Less than a year old, Mithril Wisdom offers helpful reviews on all things geeky, and other insights.
There it is, Live Long and Be Awsome! And don't forget to leave some bumper sticker ideas :)