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A lex, x, x / February 9, 2004 10:13 AM

book of Snoopy comic strips, 80s R.E.M. playing in the background, rain gently falling at dusk and eating some olives.

Oh yeah, and my 13-old-cat actually pooping IN the litter box for once, instead of NEXT to it.

Brenda / February 9, 2004 10:27 AM

That thing at the end of the rainbow.

Andrew / February 9, 2004 10:29 AM

(I'll kick the first person who says "a warm gun.")
(*kicks self*)

A nice vacation, please.

jennifer / February 9, 2004 10:53 AM

Cuddling under the blankets on a cold day.

Ramsin / February 9, 2004 10:54 AM


Wendy / February 9, 2004 11:31 AM

...a phrase that makes this song run through my head all freaking day. And now it'll run through yours.

Why, yes: I DID go to bible camp. Yes, I still have issues.

jenny / February 9, 2004 11:37 AM

ropeswing over a hot lake on a cold day.

Or an empty "inbox" at work.

jenny / February 9, 2004 11:38 AM

Wait, wait. Cold Lake. Hot day. Jesus, I need coffee.

Pete / February 9, 2004 11:44 AM

Ramsin, surely you mean "Victory AND covering the spread."

emily / February 9, 2004 11:56 AM

a day off work.

and dental insurance that pays 100%.

steve sleeve / February 9, 2004 12:09 PM

week and a half vacation to london, amsterdam, brussels, and paris.

sandor / February 9, 2004 12:10 PM

Cooking from a Cook's Illustrated recipe, and tasting the best f*cking _________ you know you'll ever make.

Eamon / February 9, 2004 12:17 PM

A Super Bowl ring. Also, Triscuits.

Benjy / February 9, 2004 12:30 PM

Not Monday mornings!

Murgatroit / February 9, 2004 12:31 PM

Bang bang shoot shoot.
(i too share the love of happiness is a warm gun).

I have to go with a Doctor Who convention in LA in the middle of February. Out of the cold. Lots of Brits running around. And the surrealness of LALA land.

suzanne / February 9, 2004 1:07 PM

a warm puppy
a new potential crush

jennifer / February 9, 2004 1:20 PM

Also, a Coachella travelling companion.

Naz / February 9, 2004 2:11 PM

The simple things.

Eamon / February 9, 2004 2:59 PM

Apparently, I was mistaken. It is a spider ring and cashew nuts. Sorry for the confusion.

alicia / February 9, 2004 3:45 PM

zoloft! i saw the commercial. i saw how that little circle shaped cartoon thing shaped up and smiled when zoloft was mentioned. like the voiceover says, "when you know more about what's wrong, you can help make it right."

Ramsin / February 9, 2004 5:12 PM

Well, of course. A victory not against the spread is no victory at all.

stephen / February 9, 2004 5:21 PM

A new arse in the White House.
And summer. Oh, lordy.

christian / February 10, 2004 12:38 AM

A fully armed, fully operational battle station.

armaghetto / February 10, 2004 3:26 AM

...blanket out of the dryer when it's snowing outside? past that "let's pet puppies" store on ashland? ...victory party the day after that certain tuesday in november? (no, seriously, where is the gapers block "W is gone" party going to be?)

armaghetto / February 10, 2004 3:27 AM

oh, and

...chemical reaction in the brain, you silly romantics.

jmo / February 10, 2004 9:31 AM

...a new President.

Pete / February 10, 2004 10:30 AM

All irony and cynical humor aside: A "big squeeze and smooch" from my three-year-old daughter when I get home from work at night.

peggy / February 10, 2004 10:58 AM

...Truth. No wait, Beauty is Truth, and Truth, Beauty.
Ow. My head hurts again. Thanks a lot.

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