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salty / March 25, 2005 12:46 PM

In jeans pocket: Orbitz brand peppermint gum wrapper (gum is currently in mouth, waiting to be spat into wrapper)

In coat pocket: knit gloves, moist from snow

robin.. / March 25, 2005 1:12 PM

pants: keys.

coat: keys.


waleeta / March 25, 2005 1:27 PM

jeans: metro card

coat: mace, gloves, keys.

Eamon / March 25, 2005 1:27 PM

Retractable headphones, 2.5mm to 1/8" adapter, bone marrow donation waiver, blood donation waiver, rent 2 get 1 free coupon for Hollywood video (expired 5/2/2004), two Dublin Bus Airport Coach receipts (from 10/2004), a receipt from the Supercycle show at McCormick place, two packages of FreshBurst Listerine PocketPaks, one package Eclipse gum (wintergreen?), Target receipt for a watchband, one package of Kleenex, one used Kleenex, half a needle from our Christmas tree, lint, a wallet, and a Treo 600.

Technically, everything in the wallet is in my pocket, but if I were to catalog that as well, I'd have to get my own blog.

Cinnamon / March 25, 2005 1:45 PM

lip balm (damn these dry winters!), a key card for my work building, and a 10% off at Border's coupon which I probably won't use

Brenda / March 25, 2005 1:47 PM

Nothing. I'm just glad to see you.

Alex / March 25, 2005 1:52 PM

jeans - wallet
jacket - car & house keys, a kleenex for my kid's runny nose (partially used)

roderick / March 25, 2005 1:56 PM

Jeans: Winterfresh. Cell phone. Keys. Money clip/cards holder, various cash and change.

Brenda gets my award for wittiest answer I've seen on these Fuel thingies.

Craig / March 25, 2005 1:58 PM

This would make a good Flickr category...

Mike / March 25, 2005 2:02 PM

Pants: A Papermate Write Bros. Grip Med. Point pen and an electronic passcard to get in the door at my work.

Coat: Wallet, pack of American Spirits, lighter, Chicago Card Plus, house/car/bike lock keys and a folded up flyer given to me by Union Carpenters protesting outside the Renaissance Hotel (State and Wacker) for importing out-of-state non-union scabs.

Mo / March 25, 2005 2:03 PM

a keychain that keeps popping open, and five of the biggest, heaviest, square-est, old school keys you've ever seen. I work at Northwestern, and apparently they're still using keys from the 1800's.

i usually have an antibacterial wetwipe on my person, too, but not today, which means someone will flick a booger on me this afternoon.

kerry / March 25, 2005 2:18 PM

40 cents!

Brandy / March 25, 2005 2:26 PM

Left: A grocery store receipt, two black pens (in the same pocket), a sheet of paper folder in 1/8ths for emergency notes, a $2 mini digital clock.
Right: 2 twenty dollar bills, 3 quarters, 5 pennies, hardware store receipt and a set of housekeys for the hedgehog sitter

Andy / March 25, 2005 2:32 PM

Wallet, keys, cell phone, loose change (about a 1.50), stickers, I-bond from last nights arrest, receipt for impounded bicycle, guitar pick, granola bar wrapper.

Andrew / March 25, 2005 2:36 PM

Left jeans pocket
- billfold

Right jeans pocket
- pen (Staedtler "pigment liner")
- keychain
- 4 quarters, 2 dimes, 1 nickel, 1 penny

right thigh pocket (they're carpenters' pants)
- cellphone

Shasta MacNasty / March 25, 2005 3:16 PM

Front pockets: Nothing.
Back pockets: My big fat ass.


Call me when you do the "What's in your purse" question. THEN it will get interesting...

Emerson Dameron / March 25, 2005 4:00 PM

Slips of paper with random phone numbers. Dozens of them. Which isn't as awesome as it sounds.

Tim V / March 25, 2005 4:10 PM

Pizza Sauce and Cheese...oh wait, I thought the question was "What's in your hot pocket(s)?" Nevermind.

Stephen / March 25, 2005 5:04 PM

[*] $1.00 in change - 3 quarters, two dimes, one nickel.
[*] Drivers License
[*] Trident spearmint gum
[*] Chicago Historical Society research center access card
[*] lint.

Leah / March 25, 2005 5:31 PM

In my jeans is a small wad of singles from the tip jar at work and my cell phone in my back pocket. In my coat--knit hat and housekeys.

LK / March 25, 2005 5:33 PM

One hand. The other one is giving a high five! (God do I hate that song)

andrew / March 25, 2005 5:40 PM

coat: gloves, half-used tissue, knit cap (and my friends think i never take it off!), cell phone, ticket stub from last night's Slint show.

jeans: wallet, $50 for booze/merch at tonight's Slint show. three sets of keys clipped to a beltloop (one set for work, one set of apartment keys, and one set with keys for bikes/PO Box/radio station where I volunteer).

tony / March 26, 2005 2:58 AM

sawbuck, small pen stolen from W hotel, sheet with following numbers:
Villinova +10 (500) +500
kentucky -4.5 (500) +500
nc state -2.5 (500) -550
wallet, chapstick, folded church bulletin, cellphone, keys and three anacins

craftymonkey / March 26, 2005 6:05 AM

a hole :(

Pete / March 26, 2005 7:45 AM

Up until a few minutes ago, the pocket of my bathrobe contained an Oreo that was covered with white frosting and sprinkles (and wrapped in plastic, for neatness). But that's now just a fond memory. Mmmmm....

Amy / March 26, 2005 1:32 PM

Burt's beeswax lipbalm, matches, and lipgloss in one pocket and in the other pocket,an envelope full of business cards and a master key for the hotel I work in.

JCD / March 26, 2005 7:18 PM

coffee punch card; some coins (including one from India which I found on the library floor: a rupee anyone?) ; keys; a watch; post-it with an adress on it; book of stamps minus four; rolaids; CTA pass...

gollum / March 27, 2005 1:04 AM

string, or nothing!

chris / March 27, 2005 12:03 PM


Mister C / March 27, 2005 7:46 PM

Crumpled balls of aluminum foil, plastic rings from juice bottles and old wine corks--- no-cost cat toys that are beloved by frisky computer-user-bothering felines. Time to throw another one!!!

L / March 28, 2005 8:05 AM

pants: nothing (stupid women's pants with too-small pockets)

coat: dog treats for positive-reinforcement training, a bag from the daily paper for picking up dog poo, keys, change, CTA plus card, key card for work building

Yes, I have a dog - why do you ask?

Roni / March 28, 2005 8:54 AM

Burt's Bees Lip Shimmer - Raisin.

Now you know what to get me. *wink*

e_five / March 28, 2005 9:06 AM

Looks like Tony had a rough weekend.

Michael / March 28, 2005 11:03 AM

I cut out the lining of all my pants pockets so I could fondle myself in public.

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