Thursday, December 04, 2008

Top Ten Thursday

I'm trying out a new gimmick here.

It's been a while since I tried any new gimmicks, so today I'm launching a new gimmick. Just tossing this out there. Throwing it against the wall to see if it sticks.

I know it's not original. Lots of people do lists of all kinds of crap. But I figure, meh, it's something to do. Besides, I once read in a Top Ten List of blogging hints that readers and search engines like Top Ten Lists.

Anyway, it's pretty self explanatory. Each Thursday I publish a Top Ten list on a given subject. Sound good? Good.

To kick it off today, here's my:
Top Ten List of Upcoming Top Ten Thursday
Top Ten List Topics

10) Top Ten Favorite Movies (Obviously, this will be broken into various movie genre categories (Westerns, Drama, Comedy, etc.))

9) Top Ten Favorite Movie Villains

8) Top Ten Favorite Breakfast Cereals

7) Top Ten Favorite Religions

6) Top Ten Ways to Break Bad News

5) Top X Favorite Roman Numerals

4) Top Ten Songs About Coffee

3) Top Ten Favorite U.S. Cities

2) Top Ten Favorite Stationery Items

1) Top Ten Favorite Middle Names
Well, there you have it. Obviously, the use of lists like this isn't to categorically rank arbitrary topics, but rather to generate debate.

Maybe you disagree that Middle Names should be ranked above Breakfast Cereals. Perhaps you think I left some important category off the list all together.

If so, then by all means leave a comment with your opinion.

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  1. Did you stay away from Top 10 Enema's because you're shy or just like to stick with your old standard?

  2. Chimpotle, it's just that I don't have as much experience with enemas (enemi?) as you do.

  3. Top 10 Roman numerals? Are you kidding me? That's a joke right? You do know that there are only 7 different Roman Numerals right?

    I=1, V=5, X=10, L=50, C=100, D=500, M=1000

    Any other number is a combination of those.

    Good luck completing a list to 10.

  4. The D,
    XLIII isn't the same as X+L+I+I+I anymore than 43 is the same as 4+3.

  5. Ok, in my Top 10 Things You Wouldn't Expect The D to Know, the roman numeral thing would be at least in the top 5.

  6. I'm totally into the Roman numeral thing. I vote for L. Totally the most obscure. Half of the populace won't even recognize it as a Roman numeral. It should be number I on your list.


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