Friday, July 15th 2005...
FQ Topic: Depression
FQ1: What's the most depressing song you've heard and movie you've watched?
FQ2: What's the most depressing place you've been?
FQ3: What's the most depressing event in current news to you?
FQ REMEDY: List five things you do to make yourself feel better when depression strikes.

Friday, July 8th 2005...
FQ Topic: Reality
FQ1: Your thoughts on TV reaity shows... love them or loathe them?
FQ2: Your favorite TV reality show (or the one you are able to tolerate the most).
FQ3: Your least favorite TV reality show (or the one you find the stranegst/stupidest).
FQ TV: Invent your own TV reality show. Would you appear on it?

Friday, July 1st 2005...
FQ Topic: Never
FQ1: Somewhere you'll probably never go, but would like to.
FQ2: Something you'll probably never do, but would like to.
FQ3: Someone you'll probably never meet, but would like to.
FQ REALITY CHECK: What would have to happen in order for you to actually accomplish those three things?

Friday, June 24th 2005...
FQ Topic: Home
FQ1: Does your home town host any annual gatherings, festivals, or events?
FQ2: What is the "claim to fame" of your home town... what is it famous for?
FQ3: What's something about your home town that is NOT so great?
FQ ARCHITECT: Invent a new attraction to bring even more fame and fortune to your home town.

Friday, June 17th 2005...
FQ Topic: Bad
FQ1: Something you like to do or say that's considered to be bad.
FQ2: Something you like to watch or listen to that's considered to be bad.
FQ3: Something you like to eat or drink that's considered to be bad.
FQ ASSOCIATION: Tell us something "bad" you associate with the following ten words: movie, song, television, place, book, taste, smell, sound, touch, and sight.

Friday, June 10th 2005...
FQ Topic: News
FQ1: A news story from your past that had a big influence on your life is...
FQ2: A news story that you wish would go away so you never have to hear about it again is...
FQ3: A news story that you feel deserves much more attention than it has been getting lately is...
FQ REPORTER: Look into the future and create a headline for an interesting news story that hasn't happened yet...

Friday, June 3rd 2005...
FQ Topic: Art
FQ1: Who is your favorite artist? What is it about their work that you find so appealing?
FQ2: What is your favorite work of art? What makes you like it so much?
FQ3: Where is your favorite place for art? What does this location have that makes it so great?
FQ ARTISTIC: Create a quick piece of art for us...

Friday, May 27th 2005...
FQ Topic: Endorsement
FQ1: Which famous person do you think sold out the most to endorse a product? What's the product?
FQ2: Which famous person do you think has the best celebrity endorsement for a product? What's the product?
FQ3: Which song do you think has best been used to endorse a product? What's the product?
FQ SPOKESMAN: Pair a famous person with a product endorsement that you think would be the perfect match!

Friday, May 20th 2005...
FQ Topic: Foreign
FQ1: What's your native language? Do you speak any foreign languages? If so, how did you come to learn them?
FQ2: What's your native country? Have you visited any foreign countries? If so, which ones?
FQ3: Are there any foreign foods, books, movies, or other items that you are particularly fond of? Name some of your favorites.
FQ NATIVE: If you had to trade your nationality for that of any foreign country, which would you choose and why?

Friday, May 13th 2005...
FQ Topic: Romantic
FQ1: What music puts you in the mood for romance?
FQ2: Where is the perfect place for romancing someone?
FQ3: What kind of foods get you feeling romantic?
FQ LOVER: How would somebody go about winning your heart?

Friday, May 6th 2005...
FQ Topic: Weather
FQ1: What's an ideal day for you when it's sunny and blue skies?
FQ2: What's an ideal day for you when it's overcast and rainy?
FQ3: What's an ideal day for you when it's cold and snowy?
FQ FORECAST: What's the weather forecast for your area this coming weekend? What will you be doing out there in it?

Friday, April 29th 2005...
FQ Topic: Tasty
FQ1: Your favorite sweet food? When did you last have it?
FQ2: Your favorite salty food? When did you last have it?
FQ3: Your favorite sour food? When did you last have it?
FQ EDIBLE: What's the best thing you've ever tasted? The most horrible thing you've ever tasted?

Friday, April 22nd 2005...
FQ Topic: Pet
FQ1: Any pets as a kid?
FQ2: Any pets now?
FQ3: Name your favorite famous pet from television or movies.
FQ BEST FRIEND: If money and legality were not a barrier, what exotic animal would you like as a pet?

Friday, April 15th 2005...
FQ Topic: Broken
FQ1: What are some items of yours that are broken or needing repair right now?
FQ2: When something breaks, do you tend to live with it broke, repair it yourself, have a professional fix it, or throw it out?
FQ3: Is there a childhood toy, family heirloom, or some other special item which was broken that you'd very much like to have un-broken?
FQ DESTROYER: What is something you would like to break intentionally, assuming you could get away with it?

Friday, April 8th 2005...
FQ Topic: Beauty
FQ1: Where's the most beautiful place you've ever been? What made it beautiful to you?
FQ2: Who's the most beautiful person you can think of?
FQ3: What's the most beautiful object you've ever looked at? What makes it beautiful?
FQ LIST: Tell us ten more beautiful things! When you think of "beauty," what one thing comes to mind for the following words:

  • music: ____________.
  • movie: ____________.
  • book: ____________.
  • meal: ____________.
  • gemstone: ____________.
  • flower: ____________.
  • web site: ____________.
  • artwork: ____________.
  • appliance: ____________.
  • animal: ____________.

Friday, April 1st 2005...
FQ Topic: Foolish
FQ1: Something foolish you've seen...
FQ2: Something foolish you've heard about...
FQ3: Something foolish you've done recently...
FQ FOOLERY: Tell us of a memorable moment where somebody fooled, punk'd, or pranked you!

Friday, March 24th 2005...
FQ Topic: Birthday
FQ1: When is your birthday?
FQ2: Anything interesting happen on your birthday in history?
FQ3: Anybody famous share your birthday? Do you have anything in common with them?
FQ FUTURE: On your 100th birthday, what year will it be and what do you think you'll be wanting as a present then?

Friday, March 18th 2005...
FQ Topic: Green
FQ1: Something green you like to eat...
FQ2: Something green you like to wear...
FQ3: Something green you like to look at...
FQ GALLERY: Post a photo you took (or an illustration you made) of something green....

Friday, March 11th 2005...
FQ Topic: Cinema
FQ1: If you could own any item from any movie, what would you take and why?
FQ2: If you could become any character from any movie, who would it be and why?
FQ3: If you could visit any location from any movie, where would it be and why?
FQ MOVIE MASH-UP: Combine some items, characters, and locations from different movies to create an entirely new film! What would you call it and what would it be about?

Friday, March 4th 2005...
FQ Topic: Trust
FQ1: Who is an actor or director you trust to always make a good film? What is it about their previous works that make you trust them?
FQ2: Where is a place you trust to always make a good food? What is it about their previous culinary creations that make you trust them?
FQ3: What's a company you trust to always make a good product? What is it about their previous stuff that make you trust them?
FQ YOU: What is something you do so well that people can absolutely trust you with it? What's something that people should never trust you with?

Friday, February 25th 2005...
FQ Topic: Collectable
FQ1: Are you a collector? If so, what are some of the things you collect?
FQ2: If you could collect anything... no matter how rare or expensive, what would it be?
FQ3: Looking around you, what is some ordinary, everyday object you possess that would make an interesting collectable 100 years from now?
FQ RECOMMENDED: Are there any public collections you enjoy (museums, galleries, etc.) that we should know about?

Friday, February 18th 2005...
FQ Topic: Distance
FQ HELPER: It may be helpful to use a globe and a distance calculator for the questions below.

FQ1: What's the furthest North you've been on this world? What were you doing there?
FQ2: What's the furthest South you've been on this world? What were you doing there?
FQ3: Where were you born, and what's the furthest you've been from that spot?
FQ AWAY: Name a blog you read that's the most distant from you... whether it be emotionally, culturally, religiously, or by physical location.

Friday, February 11th 2005...
FQ Topic: Listen
FQ1: What's a sound that makes you happy? Makes you sad?
FQ2: What's a sound that makes you angry? Makes you calm?
FQ3: What's a sound that makes you hungry? Makes you lose your appetite?
FQ AUDIBLE: What sounds are you hearing right now?

Friday, February 4th 2005...
FQ Topic: Sleepy
FQ1: On average, how many hours of sleep do you get each night? Do you think that's a good number?
FQ2: Have you any sleep essentials? A nightlight or teddy bear perhaps? Must the door and closet be either closed or open?
FQ3: What do you wear to bed? What color are your sheets? How many pillows under your head?
FQ BIG SLEEP: Share some helpful advice you use when having trouble falling asleep.

Friday, January 28th 2005...
FQ Topic: Tip
FQ1: Share a health or beauty tip!
FQ2: Share a computer or electronic gadget tip!
FQ3: Share a travel or transportation tip!
FQ TIPSTER: Got a tip for a classic or vintage CD, movie, TV show, or book we might have overlooked?

Friday, January 21st 2005...
FQ Topic: New
FQ1: What's a new food or drink you've tried? How'd it go?
FQ2: What's a new television show or movie you've seen or book you've read? How'd it go?
FQ3: What's a new place you've been to or web site you've visited? How'd it go?
FQ NEW: Do the new! What's something new you've been wanting to try but haven't? What's stopping you?

Friday, January 14th 2005...
FQ Topic: Help
FQ1: What happened the last time you needed help?
FQ2: What happened the last time you helped somebody else?
FQ3: What happened the last time you helped yourself?
FQ ASSIST: Do something to help somebody today! Got a few extra dollars? Donate it to the Tsunami Relief Efforts (like the Red Cross at Amazon) or some other worthy cause. Don't have a few dollars to spare? Take a minute and use a FREE "click-to-donate" site (like The Hunger Site or The Animal Rescue Site. How did you help today?

Friday, January 6th 2005...
FQ Topic: Time
FQ1: What's something you often must do that's a complete waste of time?
FQ2: Who's a public figure you wish would stop wasting everybody's time?
FQ3: What's something you'd like to do more of if you had extra free time?
FQ CLOCK: What time is it where you're at right now, and what time zone are you in?

Friday, December 31st 2004...
FQ Topic: Hopeful
FQ1: What do you hope will be the big technology breakthrough in 2005?
FQ2: What do you hope will be the big medical breakthrough in 2005?
FQ3: What do you hope will be the big entertainment breakthrough in 2005?
FQ FUTURE: It's one year from now! What was your greatest accomplishment in 2005?

Friday, December 24th 2004...
FQ Topic: Gifted
FQ1: What's an impressive gift ($50 US or less) on your wish list?
FQ2: What's an expensive gift ($500 US or less) on your wish list?
FQ3: What's an extravagant gift ($5000 US or less) on your wish list?
FQ GREED: Money is no object! What's the most outrageous gift money can buy on your dream list?

Friday, December 17th 2004...
FQ Topic: Strange
FQ1: What's the strangest thing you've ever eaten?
FQ2: What's the strangest thing you've ever read?
FQ3: What's the strangest thing you've ever seen?
FQ YOU: What's the strangest thing you've ever done?

Friday, December 10th 2004...
FQ Topic: Routine
FQ1: Describe your morning routine on work/school days, from the time you wake up until you leave.
FQ2: Now describe your morning routine on NON-work/school days (weekends, holidays, etc.).
FQ3: And finally, describe your night-time routine before you go to bed.
FQ FANTASY: You've won 100 million dollars in the lottery! Re-write your morning routine one month from now!

Friday, December 3rd 2004...
FQ Topic: Blogged
FQ1: Which entry in your blog is your favorite so far and why is that?
FQ2: Which entry in your blog has gotten you the most attention and why do you think that is?
FQ3: Which entry in your blog do you feel was overlooked and why should people have read it?
FQ REVEAL: Which entry in your blog do you think is most indicative of who you are and what makes it so?

Friday, November 26th 2004...
FQ Topic: Unthankful
FQ1: Name one thing you are thankful for that is kind of a silly thing to be thankful about.
FQ2: Name two things other people seem to be thankful for which you are not.
FQ3: Name three things that don't currently exist which you would be thankful for if they did.
FQ UNTHANKFUL: Forget about thanking others, what's something everybody else should be thankful to YOU for?

Friday, November 19th 2004...
FQ Topic: Endings
FQ1: What's your favorite ending to a movie or play?
FQ2: What's your favorite ending to a song or musical?
FQ3: What's your favorite ending to a book or graphic novel?
FQ MEMORIAL: What would be your favorite ending to your life?

Friday, November 12th 2004...
FQ Topic: Read
FQ1: Who is your one favorite author and why is their work so appealing to you?
FQ2: What are your two favorite literary subjects and why is reading about them interesting to you?
FQ3: What are your three favorite books and why are each of them special to you?
FQ AUTHOR: If you had to write a book, what genre of book would you pen (mystery, romance, science fiction, biography, etc.) and what would it be about?

Friday, November 5th 2004...
FQ Topic: Obscurity
FQ1: Share an obscure movie or show and tell use why we should watch it.
FQ2: Share an obscure band or musical talent and tell us why we should listen to it.
FQ3: Share an obscure blog or web site and tell use why we should visit it.
FQ 15 MINUTES: There will one day be an event in your life so big that it will drag you out of obscurity and make your name known to the entire world. Speculate on what it will be that brings you your 15 minutes of fame!

Friday, October 29th 2004...
The FridayQ has done gone missing this week!

Friday, October 22nd 2004...
FQ Topic: Historical
FQ1: If you were able to visit any time period in the past, when would it be? What is it about this particular point in history that appeals to you?
FQ2: If you could meet any person from throughout history, who would that be? What makes them so special to you?
FQ3: If you could reach through time and grab a piece of historical memorabilia, what artifact would you take and what would you do with it?
FQ QUANTUM LEAP: You have been given a one-time-only opportunity to travel back in time and interfere with history! Would you do it? Where would you go and what would you try to change?

Friday, October 15th 2004...
FQ Topic: Search
FQ1: In one word, describe a luxury item you would want if stranded on a desert island for a year. Why?
FQ2: In one word, describe a food you wouldn't mind eating every day for a month. Why?
FQ3: In one word, describe an occupation that you wouldn't necessarily want as a career, but wouldn't mind trying out for a week. Why?
FQ SEARCH: Enter your first name PLUS the above three words into a Google search and see if anything interesting comes up!

Friday, October 8th 2004...
FQ Topic: Temperature
FQ1: What's the coldest you've ever been and where was that?
FQ2: What's the warmest you've ever been and where was that?
FQ3: If you had to choose, would you rather be too warm or too cold?
FQ EGO: What's a moment you were at your coolest? Your hottest?

Friday, October 1st 2004...
FQ Topic: Danger
FQ1: What happened the last time you thought yourself to be in danger?
FQ2: How do you generally react when faced with a dangerous situation?
FQ3: What's something you enjoy doing that has an element of danger to it?
FQ GALLERY: Post a dangerous photo.

Friday, September 24th 2004...
FQ Topic: Fearful
FQ1: What is the biggest fear you've had to face? Now that it's over, would it scare you to confront it again?
FQ2: What is your greatest fear that you've not yet met? If you were paid loads of money, would you willingly face it?
FQ3: What is something most people are afraid of, but you don't have a problem with? Why do you think that is?
FQ MOVIE NIGHT: Your readers are looking for a thrill! What's the scariest scene from a movie you've ever seen?

Friday, September 17th 2004...
FQ Topic: Posession
FQ1: What is your favorite posession made mostly from wood? Metal? Plastic?
FQ2: What is your favorite posession colored mostly red? Blue? Green?
FQ3: What is your favorite posession looking mostly soft? Sharp? Fragile?
FQ NET WORTH: If your nine prized posessions listed above were stolen, what do you estimate the total cost would be to replace them?

Friday, September 10th 2004...
FQ Topic: Scenario
FQ1: You've been given a million dollars to donate to a worthy charity! Which organization would benefit from your generosity and why are they deserving?
FQ2: You've testified against the mob and have to leave the country! Where do you go to start your new life, and what new career will you pursue?
FQ3: A movie studio has given you carte blanche to develop a sequel to a film of your choice! What's your sequel going to be about and who's starring in it?
FQ RE-BLOG: A tragic computer malfunction has erased your current blog so you decide to start over again under a fictitious identity. Who would you become and what would you write about?

Friday, September 3rd 2004...
FQ Topic: Funny
FQ1: What's something you find humorous, but probably shouldn't?
FQ2: What's something that others find funny, but you don't?
FQ3: What actor/comedian/personality always makes you laugh? What movie? What book?
FQ STAND-UP: Tell us a joke or funny story.

Friday, August 27th 2004...
FQ Topic: Olympic
FQ1: Which Olympic events are your most and least favorite?
FQ2: In what Olympic competition would you have the best shot at a gold medal?
FQ3: If you could add or invent a new Olympic sport, what would it be?
FQ PITCHMAN: Propose why your home town should host the next Olympic Games (your choice Summer or Winter).

Friday, August 20th 2004...
FQ Topic: Culinary
FQ1: In addition to the dearly departed Julia Child, who is your favorite food personality?
FQ2: What meal would you have this culinary genius prepare for you if they asked?
FQ3: If they refused, and you could eat at any restaurant you wanted as a consolation, which one would you choose?
FQ KITCHEN: Share with us a favorite recipe or cooking tip.

Friday, August 13th 2004...
FQ Topic: Ego
FQ1: What is an activity that you can do better than anybody else you know?
FQ2: What is a subject where you are smarter than anybody else you know?
FQ3: What is a trait you possess that makes you superior to lesser humans?
FQ FICTION: Which of your many stellar accomplishments should be recorded in the history books? (Can't think of one? Make it up!).

Friday, August 6th 2004...
FQ Topic: Childhood
FQ1: Where did you live out your childhood years?
FQ2: As a child, what was your favorite toy, book, television show, and cartoon character?
FQ3: Charm us with a favorite childhood memory...
FQ PHOTO-OP: Show us a photo of just how adorable you were as a child.

Friday, July 30rd 2004...
FQ Topic: Criminal
FQ1: If you could steal something and be assured of getting away with it, what would you take?
FQ2: If you could vandalize something without fear of being caught, what object would you deface?
FQ3: If you could trespass someplace where you were not allowed and nobody would find out, where would it be?
FQ REDEMPTION: Time to redeem yourself for the above stated criminal activities! If you were allowed to write a new law, what law would you create?

Friday, July 23rd 2004...
FQ Topic: Decorated
FQ1: How have you decorated the walls of your living space (photos, posters, works of art, etc.)?
FQ2: How have you decorated your body, both intentionally (piercings, tattoos, etc.) and unintentionally (wounds, scars, etc.)?
FQ3: How have you decorated your computer's "desktop"? Post a snapshot if you want.
FQ PROJECT: Decorate your blog today! Create some art with an online Etch-a-Sketch (like the one here) and post a snapshot of your efforts (or, if you're not an Etch-a-Sketch fan, draw us a picture using whatever you want).

Friday, July 16th 2004...
FQ Topic: Stupidity
FQ1: Admit it, sometimes you are not the sharpest tool in the shed. What's something stupid you've done recently? (The FridayQ doesn't count!)
FQ2: Children do idiotic things all the time because they just can't seem to help it. What's something stupid you did as a kid?
FQ3: Sometimes, being a bit of an idiot is required (or fun!). What's something stupid you will be doing in the future?
FQ OBSERVER: People are morons. Without naming names, what's something stupid you've seen somebody else do?

Friday, July 9th 2004...
FQ Topic: Suggestive
FQ1: Suggest something to read, something to watch...
FQ2: Suggest someone to admire, someone to stare at...
FQ3: Suggest someplace to go, someplace to avoid...
FQ PROJECT: Suggest an itinerary for somebody visiting your city by listing the five must-see attractions of the area.

Friday, July 2nd 2004...
FQ Topic: Vent
FQ1: What's the one thing above all others that drives you insane... that one dreaded event that causes you to completely lose your composure and want to kick, scream, and beat something with a big stick?
FQ2: Is that all? Surely there is something else that will cause you to freak out! Here's your chance to vent and list a few other things that make you go nuts...
FQ3: When you've been driven crazy by something or someone... and are barely containing your frustration... is there anything you can do that will make you calm down, dispell the rage, and be happy again?
FQ DARE: Admit it, you're not perfect... what is something you do that drives other people crazy?

Friday, June 25th 2004...
FQ Topic: Liar
FQ1: Lie about where you spent your last vacation.
FQ2: Tell an untruth about your last romantic encounter.
FQ3: Fib about the last gift you received.
FQ DARE: This time tell the truth on all the above!

Friday, June 18th 2004...
FQ Topic: Gadget
FQ1: What's your favorite electronic gadget that you own? Which gadget do you wish you owned but don't?
FQ2: What gadget do you wish somebody would invent so you could have one? Which gadget do you wish had never been invented at all?
FQ3: Do you consider yourself an electronic gadget junkie? How many gadgets are around/on you right now?
FQ DARE: Reveal a trendy gadget you bought, but are now embarrassed to own/have owned.

Friday, June 11th 2004...
FQ Topic: Musical
FQ1: Do you play any musical instruments or have any musical talents? Whose musical talent would you most like to have?
FQ2: What was the last musical event you attended?
FQ3: Give it up... to which musician would you most like to have an "all access pass" for the night?
FQ DARE: Reveal a musical artist or group that you are embarrassed to like.
FQ CHALLENGE: Mention the above artist or group in a comment you leave on some other blog, then provide the permalink URL where we can find it! (No fair lying about how much you think they suck and no cheating by leaving the comment on somebody else's FridayQ entry!). Extra creativity points for somehow working them into a completely unrelated conversation.

Friday, June 4th 2004...
FQ Topic: Escape
FQ1: What is your favorite way to escape from everyday life?
FQ2: When was the last time you made an escape? Where did you go?
FQ3: If you could escape to anywhere on earth right now, where would that be?
FQ DARE: Post your passport photo (or your driver's license photo if you don't have a passport).