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Idol Minor has started!!!

The new topic is up: https://therealljidol.livejournal.com/1050256.html

and Sign-ups will continue until the first entries are due: https://therealljidol.livejournal.com/1049456.html so if you know anyone who might be interested, this is would be the time to do it. Anyone (of eligible age) can sign up during the course of the season. But to be part of the Community Chest reward https://therealljidol.livejournal.com/1049645.html you need to complete all 4 weeks!


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A couple of "house-keeping items": It occurred to me this morning that LJ Idol will be turning 12 years old on May 31st (the date of the sign up sheet for Season 1). So the game itself is older than most of the Idol Minor contestants! When I picked May, I wasn't even thinking about that. I can't think of anything more fitting though, than for us to be celebrating a new generation of talent.

Also - this week's topic *wasn't* going to be the topic. I moved everything back this morning... why? Because I had my own embarrassing moment.

Every weekday morning, I walk a mile to the bus stop. I'm usually half asleep, and fall back to sleep as soon as I get on the bus. At least that's the plan.

Because of that, I might not be as aware of things as I should be... like today for instance. I sat down on the bench and felt something cold on my upper leg.

I got up quickly, thinking I had sat in water (or worse, it is a bus stop after all), but didn't see anything.

I went over to another seat, carefully examined it to make sure it was OK, and sat down again... this time I felt the cold, but also a breeze. A breeze on my leg.

Puzzled, I reached my hand up and felt that there was a hole in my pants! I got up and realized it was a GIANT hole. Not just a "I split my pants open", the bottom was completely shredded!!! What had happened? I have no idea.

So I walked the mile back home to change... which makes 2 miles of walking with my underwear exposed! :O

Embarrassing? Absolutely. Funny? Well, yeah... definitely funny! I'm just glad it was still dark when I was walking, but I wonder what people thought as they were driving by me!

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clauderainsrm
May. 1st, 2018 02:12 pm (UTC)
and yes, there WILL be a "Home Game" thread for the "adults" to play along as well!
murielle
May. 1st, 2018 08:47 pm (UTC)
Congratulations on the upcoming twelfth Idol Anniversary, the second season of Idol Minor, and wearing underwear this morning. ;-)
clauderainsrm
May. 1st, 2018 10:35 pm (UTC)
That last one may be that makes me the most proud. ;)
murielle
May. 2nd, 2018 12:32 am (UTC)
Oh yeah! ;-)
clauderainsrm
May. 1st, 2018 10:37 pm (UTC)
Seriously though, thanks!

I'm pretty excited about both those other things as well. I have special plans for our 12th year, and I'm really excited to see what this new batch of writers have in store for us with Idol Minor! I need to check the writers list, I know we are getting really close to our 1,000th writer.
clauderainsrm
May. 1st, 2018 11:10 pm (UTC)
992. Not counting any newbies this season. So if you are a newbie, definitely let me know!
murielle
May. 2nd, 2018 12:30 am (UTC)
Our thousandth writer! Gary that's awesome!
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