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4 hours ago, redambrosia said:

Friday, August 24: What's the funniest thing you've seen a kid do?

 

There aren't many kids in my life so this one is from when we were both kids. My little brother decided to sit on a popcorn tin without the lid on. Predictably, he fell in, butt first and got stuck. He started crying, I started laughing, so Mom came out to see what was wrong. Then the crying and laughing intensified when she turned around, grabbed the camera and took a couple pictures before releasing him from his self made prison. To this day, he is still mad about that. 

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5 hours ago, redambrosia said:

Friday, August 24: What's the funniest thing you've seen a kid do?

We have a two year old, so everyday is something new. Hard to pick a moment, but all the parents here will understand what I mean. Kid cracks me up just smiling sometimes. Usually it's the moments where he makes a new unexpected language connection in a funny way that are the funniest. I can't really cite anything, because it's getting to the point where it's almost unremarkable for him to do something that cracks us up.

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7 hours ago, redambrosia said:

Friday, August 24: What's the funniest thing you've seen a kid do?

 

While I walked my former white boxer dog Balthar I encountered a mother with a stroller.

In it a little kid.

Kid points at my dog and yells Bear Bear!!!

I found that funny.

 

And kids are brutally honest and unaware of sensitive topics.

My own son, as a toddler...

We took him to a train station in a big city, he had spent his first year and a half in a small town..

And there at the station for the first time he saw someone who wasn't white.

So naturally he yelled as loud as he could.

DAD! That man is black!!!

 

Embarassing...luckily the guy took it for a good laugh.

 

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8 hours ago, redambrosia said:

Friday, August 24: What's the funniest thing you've seen a kid do?

 

Standing in line at Sephora, and behind us is a kid (maybe 8 years old) and presumably his mother. He's being snarky and then loudly goes "well why don't you put it up your butt?!" 

 

Uhh... I'm sure I've seen other funny things from kiddos... but my brain isn't working right now. 

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8 hours ago, redambrosia said:

Friday, August 24: What's the funniest thing you've seen a kid do?

a friend brought his daughter along to an auction at a game store. Predictably she got bored. She found a bucket of prepainted star wars minis that someone had left under a game table, and dug out 3 large cat like robots, and a loader droid. then she climbed up on the table and grabbed a pair of ruined buildings and started playing house with her robots. The loader was the baby and the 3 catbots were the parents I think. When her dad noticed and asked what she was doing all she did was hold up the loader droid and say "oh no wobot"

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13 hours ago, redambrosia said:

Friday, August 24: What's the funniest thing you've seen a kid do?

My grandparents (on dad's side) had a Cocker Spaniel named Sabrina. Sabrina was exceedingly spoiled, and would beg at the table.

 

All of us on that side of the family were gathered for Christmas at their house in Vermont. My cousin was in a high chair, but was old enough to eat solid food on her own. Sabrina, being no dummy, knew exactly where to park herself to get some people food. Except that my cousin wasn't cooperating; she was doing a relatively good job of keeping her mess contained on the high chair, so Sabrina began to get impatient and whine. My cousin was eating a roll at the time, and she began shaking the hand holding the roll up and down and saying 'no, 'Brina, no'.

The poor dog was so confused...

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On 8/23/2018 at 6:45 AM, redambrosia said:

Thursday, August 23: What song or artist do you like but rarely admit to liking? (Taylor Swift, anyone?)

 

Nothing wrong with Taylor Swift (well, until the last album, anyway) ::P:

 

I love all sorts of cheesy, rubbish music, and I've been mocked for liking Ed Sheeran. I don't really care, If someone wants to judge me on something as daft as music that's their problem

 

 I do love Little Mix though, that's pretty embarrassing :D

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15 hours ago, redambrosia said:

Friday, August 24: What's the funniest thing you've seen a kid do?

I've got a few, but when one of my nephews was a a year and a half old he really loved pickles. We had some black pickles (not really black) that were the sourest I've ever had (still awesome, and my nephew used to bite the end off and suck the juice right out of it like a briny Mr. Freezie.

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46 minutes ago, redambrosia said:

Saturday, August 25: 

If you could jump into a pool of something, what would it be?

 If I could Scrooge McDuck it, I'd be all over a pool of money. Otherwise, I'd have to be boring and say water. I really don't like the thought of being covered in anything like chocolate, beer, etc.

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50 minutes ago, redambrosia said:

Saturday, August 25: 

If you could jump into a pool of something, what would it be?

Some manner of non sticky water like substance that would grant me the ability to effortlessly convince others to do as I tell them.

Since that is not available currently, I would be willing to jump into a pool of tumbleweed spice for the purposes of a late night infomercial promoting it. 

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5 hours ago, redambrosia said:

Saturday, August 25: 

If you could jump into a pool of something, what would it be?

 

Minis!

Scrooge Mcduck style..

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16 minutes ago, Glitterwolf said:

 

Minis!

Scrooge Mcduck style..

 

Ouchie! So many tiny shabby bits. And bones aren't much better. I may know that from experience...

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