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Friday Fun: Can you guess the lie? Edited

Stephanie_Grice Community Manager Nov 07, 2019

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Happy Friday, y’all! This is my first ever Friday Fun post and I want to play a little game called “Two Truths and a Lie.” For those of you who haven’t played this before, it’s simple: post three things about yourself, one of which is NOT true, and let the rest of the community take their best guess at identifying the false fact!

We’ve actually done this one before, but it's been a few years and we have a lot of new faces in this community :)

 

Here are mine:

1. I have three chickens and one duck

2. I made a guest appearance on Sesame Street as a child

3. My karaoke ‘stage name’ is Skippy

 

Your turn!

25 comments

Monique_vdB Community Manager Nov 07, 2019

1. I have now been to four Atlassian offices: San Francisco, Mountain View, Austin, and Sydney.

2. I grew up with one sister, but as an adult I met two more half-sisters and one half-brother, along with my sister's half-sister and half-brother. My family tree is basically a squiggle. 

3. I've read 80 books so far this year. 

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Stephanie_Grice Community Manager Nov 07, 2019

Hmmmmm, these all seem quite possible. I don't think you've been down to the Mountain View office though ... I think #1 is the lie!

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JUDY Atlassian Team Nov 07, 2019

I'm going to guess #1 too but only because that one seems the 'easiest' lol. 

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I'm with @Stephanie_Grice here, but by elimination - 2 is far too detailed compared with the others, and I seem to remember you are a bookworm (not a .303 bookworm though), so that rings of a truth.

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I'm going with 1 being the lie. Maybe you have missed visiting one of the US offices.

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BiancaE Atlassian Team Nov 07, 2019

Plus one to #1! I don't think you've been to the MTV office either hehehe

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Monique_vdB Community Manager Nov 07, 2019

You people know me too well!  

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I like your style a lot @Monique_vdB ! Those are so detailed that anyone of them could be a lie with a minor adjustment in a fact or figure.

You’ve never been to MTV? 😵

That is an awesome family tree!! I do love how your parents met though.... you should do that one next time. People just wouldn’t believe it. Magical story!! 🇳🇱😍👏

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Jimmy_Seddon Community Leader Nov 08, 2019

#2 is a crazy fact and congrats with #3 I'm not anywhere close to that.

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BryanT Community Leader Nov 08, 2019

I have listened to half that many books this year...does that still count as reading them. I try to convince my wife it does ha ha.

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@BryanT Our local library has "Audiobooks are not cheating" posters all over. So I think it counts.

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Celina_Zamora Community Manager Nov 08, 2019

#1...I'm going with no Mountain View. 

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80 books in a year = amazing, if true.  I am still trying to meet my Goodreads challenge of 24 for the year! 

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FUN_MAN_ANDY Community Leader Nov 08, 2019

I read 4-6 books on average each and every evening... many of them for the N’th time!

if I am not mistaken Queen Mo 👸🏻 has very similar evenings to me....! 😍👍

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Monique_vdB Community Manager Nov 11, 2019

@BryanT Audiobooks totally count! 

@FUN_MAN_ANDY it's true, I don't even count re-reads because I am a big re-reader.

#1 is the lie, @Celina_Zamora you're right. 

@Shaun Sheehan my goal for the year was 75 books and completing the Read Harder Challenge, which I did! I am a notorious bookworm. How close are you to your goal?

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@Monique_vdB - That is AWESOME. I am only on 17.  But I have been listening to a lot more podcasts and watching documentaries and other how to's on YouTube.  I gave up cable this year because I found so much better content elsewhere. 

@FUN_MAN_ANDY - Wait...what? How???  Do you sleep? 😵 You must be a speed reader! 

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Hi @Monique_vdB 

I think the lie must be number 2. It is too unreal.

great game :) 

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Monique_vdB Community Manager Nov 14, 2019

Hahah @Jessica Cabrera nope it's correct! My sister and I were both adopted and it turns out our father had a child we didn't know about, and then we started finding biological relatives. Crazy times!

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FUN_MAN_ANDY Community Leader Jan 13, 2020

@Monique_vdB WOW! Not even counting the re-reads!

@Shaun Sheehan This answer will really dissapoint you..... I am reading those books to my kids. Each one takes about 3-4 mins max. Hah hah! 

Cassie_Mayes Community Manager Nov 07, 2019

Ooooh! This is fun.

1. My real name is Cassandra

2. I have two dogs

3. I have two small children 

Which one is the lie? 

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JUDY Atlassian Team Nov 07, 2019

Is it #2?  Maybe you only have 1 dog vs 2 dogs? 

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Monique_vdB Community Manager Nov 07, 2019

It's #1, obviously your real name is Dr. Cakes. 

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BiancaE Atlassian Team Nov 07, 2019

Ooo! I guess #1. Is your name actually Casandra with one 's'?

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Mandy_Ross Community Manager Nov 07, 2019

I'm with Bianca on this!

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FUN_MAN_ANDY Community Leader Nov 07, 2019

What a great way to get to know people on Community!!! I haven’t a clue in this one....

 

but as your team mates aren’t calling out 2 and 3, through process of elimination it must be number 1!

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Jimmy_Seddon Community Leader Nov 08, 2019

I'm going to jump on the #1 band wagon

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#1 for me, just like everyone :) 

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BryanT Community Leader Nov 08, 2019

#1 as well.

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Celina_Zamora Community Manager Nov 08, 2019

Casssssssaaaandra ;) 

#2, hands down.

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Let me try to be different from others here, whether or not its true, 

Looking at an option which no 1 has picked yet, am gonna go with option 3... yaaayyyyy

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FUN_MAN_ANDY Community Leader Nov 09, 2019

Detective Barker discovered something epic during his investigations of "Cassandra" Mayes.... this B Movie staring Ewan "Jimmy" McGregor and Colin "FunManAndy" Farrell!

Check the boat! HILARIOUS ! ! ! :oD

#Cassandra'sDream

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Jimmy_Seddon Community Leader Nov 09, 2019

@FUN_MAN_ANDY this is amazing!  I love it!

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Jodi LeBlanc Community Leader Nov 10, 2019

OMG Andy that movie cover of you and Jimmy is the best! LOL

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Cassie_Mayes Community Manager Nov 11, 2019

The lie is #2! I only have one dog. Her name is Gabby :) 

 

You all made me laugh so hard on this thread. So fun

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Jimmy_Seddon Community Leader Nov 12, 2019

@Cassie_Mayes I think we need a picture of the pup posted ;)

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FUN_MAN_ANDY Community Leader Jan 13, 2020

Glad you liked it guys! I was feeling most creative in that moment. Hahaha!

@Stephanie_Grice yours are hard and all very interesting. i'm going to guess that #3 is a lie?!  If I'm right, I'd love to hear more about #1 and #2, ha!

 

Mine:

  1. I have a fear of aquariums, which stems for being claustrophobic. 
  2. I have 5 siblings, and I'm the only girl.
  3. I have left FRIENDS (TV Show) on every night before I go to bed for the last 20 years. 
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Stephanie_Grice Community Manager Nov 07, 2019

 

Ohhhhh! I think #2 is the lie. 

Would not be surprised if @Celina_Zamora watches Friends every night, too, btw... assuming that is true, of course! 

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I'm going to guess #3 and that you leave on a different show. But what show is as comforting as Friends? I would say The Office but that's only been on for 15 years. 

Okay changing to #2. I think you have all sisters!

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BiancaE Atlassian Team Nov 07, 2019

I'm going to say #3 and that you've left it on only ever night before bed for the last 10 years

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Mandy_Ross Community Manager Nov 07, 2019

#3!

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I will say #3 too

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Celina_Zamora Community Manager Nov 08, 2019

Ha! True story. @Stephanie_Grice 

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Celina_Zamora Community Manager Nov 08, 2019

#2...because I need someone to love Friends like I do. Lol. 

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JUDY Atlassian Team Nov 08, 2019

#2 is a lie! I am actually an only child! 

 

@Celina_Zamora I love that you also fall asleep to FRIENDS!! It is literally my security blanket.  This habit will probably live on forever and forever. 

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Jodi LeBlanc Community Leader Nov 10, 2019

I love this so much, what are you going to do when they take it off netflix!? or do you watch it on youtube?

JUDY Atlassian Team Nov 11, 2019

@Jodi LeBlanc i have all the seasons on DVD! but i think i may sign up for the new warner brothers streaming service when the time comes. 

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Jodi LeBlanc Community Leader Nov 16, 2019

Thank goodness! I had heard that Friends just cancelled their contract with Netflix so I was hoping that is not what you were using every night :)

  1. I have taken "moon jump" giant steps helped by a bunch of helium balloons and the wind.
  2. There is a YouTube video with me singing and doing actions from a song I learnt in primary school, as an adult.
  3. I can't get by without coffee in the mornings.
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Monique_vdB Community Manager Nov 07, 2019

Guessing 3 is the lie and you drink tea or mead or something! 

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BiancaE Atlassian Team Nov 07, 2019

I was thinking the SAME thing as @Monique_vdB - you're a tea drinker! (Isn't there a friday fun about tea somewhere... *searches community posts* )

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Drinking mead every morning!? Wrong series - New Zealand is more Hobbit-esque.

Image result for mead drinking

I have talked about tea in community posts a few times.

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Celina_Zamora Community Manager Nov 08, 2019

...."searches youtube to find said video" Lol. I'm going with #3.

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If #2 is true, we need a link! :D 

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Jodi LeBlanc Community Leader Nov 10, 2019

Yes we need a video for number 1 as well :)

1. I had a pet chicken named "Tigirl"

2. My first language was French.

3. I have 9 female cousins. 

 

Also @Stephanie_Grice I'm going to say #1 is a lie - I haven't seen any photos of a duck!

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JUDY Atlassian Team Nov 07, 2019

Hmmmm.  My first thought is, how come your team has (or potentially has) so many pet chickens/ducks, LOL.

 

I'm going to say #2 because it is the least specific?! 

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Monique_vdB Community Manager Nov 07, 2019

Going to guess #2 because as a Southern Californian, you probably learned Spanish!

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Mandy_Ross Community Manager Nov 07, 2019

I'm going with #2 as well!

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Celina_Zamora Community Manager Nov 08, 2019

ohhhhh girl, I want to hear about this chicken. I'm going with #2.

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I join my predecessors and say #2 is a lie!

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ok ok, my first language was Spanish. Gold star winners!

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Jodi LeBlanc Community Leader Nov 10, 2019

Please post a photo of Tigirl! :)

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BiancaE Atlassian Team Nov 11, 2019

I'll see if I can find one!

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Mandy_Ross Community Manager Nov 07, 2019

OK here goes. 

1. I speak fluent Italian.

2. I'm distantly related to Bob Ross by marriage (Husbands dad's third cousin)

3. I've met Billy Idol, Angelica Houston, Robin Williams, Squiggy from Laverne and Shirley, and Doc from the Love Boat. 

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FUN_MAN_ANDY Community Leader Nov 07, 2019

I am going with #1.... I feel like it is something that would’ve appeared on the Who Who’s post.

Also I badly want #2 to be true!

and #3 seems really plausible.... although one name could be the lie.

Actually.... I’m going with 3 !!!!

Now you can respond in fluent Italian with the answer 😝

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Celina_Zamora Community Manager Nov 08, 2019

oh em gee...please don't let the lie be #2 and #3 because that's amazing. I am going with #1. Also @Russell Zera FYI on the Bob Ross. ;) 

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So many great things here! I am going with #3 because while I just have a strong feeling many of those are absolutely true, I love psychology and the human temptation to do a list and have one false or slightly false item in a list of true items, and the inception effect to elevate the game (in this example, the "4 truths and a lie within 2 truths and a lie")

And Yay for the fact that Bob Ross is making a come-back globally right now! I had no idea I was actually ahead of a trend when I chose being Bob Ross at Summit! 

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BiancaE Atlassian Team Nov 08, 2019

I'm going with #2 bc I feel like it's too specific to throw us off!

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I think you speak italian, so it's not like #1...
#3 seems too beautiful to be true, so I say #3 :) 

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E vero che parlo l'italiano! Ero studentessa a Firenze il quarto anno di universita, e perche ci'ho una facilita per le lingue, l'iltaliano non e mai uschito della mia menta. :D

@BiancaE is the winner! No relation to Bob Ross but it would be awesome if I were. 

I worked at a luxury mountain resort hotel in high school near LA, so we got a lot of celebrities up there, which is where I met Billy Idol and minor tv stars from the 80's (they filmed up there a lot). Oh ya I forgot Christopher Walken too!  When I worked at the San Francisco Art Institute, Angelica Huston was a donor as was Robin Williams so they came to the anniversary gala I coordinated. 

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BiancaE Atlassian Team Nov 08, 2019

Woohoo! Gold star for me :) 

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Jodi LeBlanc Community Leader Nov 10, 2019

So good! Loved all three answers :)

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I went with the main ones I could think of on the last thread, and I'm not that interesting even before the couple of quirks, but one of my friends suggested a theme that might be mildly interesting yesterday, so here goes:

I have "felt at home" in several places.  There is a strong correlation with "where my family is", but the point of 2 truths/1 lie is that over the last <mumble> years, I haved lived, or still do, on:

  • A graveyard
  • A gravel pit/quarry
  • An iron mine
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Monique_vdB Community Manager Nov 07, 2019

Ooooh. Okay a quarry and a mine are similar so I'm guessing #3 is the lie. 

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My guess is #2

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FUN_MAN_ANDY Community Leader Nov 07, 2019

Quarries in the UK are pretty much always off limits, so no one would build on them.... unless your parents worked a quarry when you were young and lived on site....??

im still going with #2 

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FUN_MAN_ANDY Community Leader Nov 07, 2019

And if number 2 is true.... I can’t wait to follow you around summit with an 80s ghetto blaster, blasting this:

https://youtu.be/Of-lpfsBR8U

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Jimmy_Seddon Community Leader Nov 08, 2019

I'm going to guess #3 as well.  There was a gravel pit/quarry near where I grew up.  It has since been exhausted and they have started residential development there.

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BryanT Community Leader Nov 08, 2019

Oooo I am thinking #2.

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It is #2.  My grandfather bought a house built in an old quarry, hence the "distractor" option.  But I never lived there.

I have lived on "Ferrestone Road", named after the iron ore that used to be under it.  And I'm typing this from a school hall that was built in the graveyard of a chapel.  (Don't worry, the graves were relocated, the only dead things under this house are the rodents my old cat took there to build alters to Bastis)

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But I still live in a graveyard...  I see dead people....  I should stop watching Stephen King and Shaymalan films and go back to Hellraiser and Insidious, right?

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FUN_MAN_ANDY Community Leader Nov 07, 2019

@Stephanie_Grice : Detective Barker does not see mention of a duck in the Who’s Who !!! 🦆🚫🤩

#1 is the lie

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Jodi LeBlanc Community Leader Nov 10, 2019

Lol I agree, it must be #1!

FUN_MAN_ANDY Community Leader Nov 07, 2019

This is a GREAT game. 🤩🌟👏

Us Barkers love to keep it in the family so to say.... it’s an exceptionally unique surname!!

1) I am related to every single other Barker in the world. I am definitely not related to any Tanners. 

2) Despite being such a thoroughly English word, it’s French of origin. The original family worked for the French royal family in the 16th century - who also loved to “keep it in the family”!

3) My sister didn’t have to change her name when marrying. Her husband is also a Barker and we are related! #Handy #Ooeeerrr #Incest 

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Taking a large leap here but I'm thinking #1 is a lie. I find it quite difficult to believe that there is only one strain of Barker (I say this being the owner of a unique surname myself, and finding out in my family tree research that I am not related to everyone in my own family..!). And then even if that WERE true, the second sentence of that statement may not be true. (But as I said, I'm taking a leap there).

 

#2 seems rather specific - and it 'feels' factual. #3 isn't all that weird, I had a great aunt who did the same thing, but luckily they weren't even closely related.

 

I do wonder which one is false though!

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Jimmy_Seddon Community Leader Nov 08, 2019

I agree with @Christianne vd S, I think #1 might be the lie.

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Celina_Zamora Community Manager Nov 08, 2019

Bwahahaha. I love these. Going with #1, because I'm Zamora...and I could say the same...but I'm not...sooooo yeah. ;) 

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BiancaE Atlassian Team Nov 08, 2019

Siding with Celina on this one.

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Mandy_Ross Community Manager Nov 08, 2019

I'm really hoping #3 is the lie but hey no judgment when it comes to crazy families!

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Sharon_Helms Community Leader Nov 08, 2019

I think I'll vote for #2 as the lie, since no one else has -- perhaps the name "Barker" really is an English name.

Monique_vdB Community Manager Nov 10, 2019

Also voting #1 is the lie!

Jodi LeBlanc Community Leader Nov 10, 2019

I think it is #1! Every single Barker in the world?!

@FUN_MAN_ANDYCan you deliver us the correct lie? I'm very curious now.

Let's play my first friday fun game :) 

  1. According to the top 10 movies on IMDb, I've just watched 3 of them.
  2. I've been on a mountain before that's higher than 4,000 meters (~13k ft).
  3. I haven't read a single book in the last three years.
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I didn't even bother reading number 2 & 3 to know that #1 is a blatant lie, for two reasons:

a. Anyone who knows what IMDb is, is either a full-on movie buff or is on their way there and therefore the Top 10 is a priority to have watched. 4 or 5 was believable. 3 is just too low.

b. Lower case "b" ? You are definitely a movie buff!!!

That said.... hmmm. #3....?? no books in three years?

I reckon you are not counting kindle/e-reader editions... and therefore it's still technically true because you mean physical books.

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I'm gonna go 1 cuz online lists of time movies are typically absurd and don't match what real good movies are.

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Monique_vdB Community Manager Nov 10, 2019

@Dominic_Lagger welcome to the Friday fun party!

These are really good. I'm going to guess #3 is the lie. 

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Jodi LeBlanc Community Leader Nov 10, 2019

I think it's number 3!

I solve:

  1. Truth: According to the top ten list, i've really just watched three of them "The Shawshank Redemption", "Inception" and "The Lord of the Ringsd"
  2. Lie: Although I live in the alps, I've never been on such a high mountain before
  3. Truth: I'm absolutely not a reader... no books and no e-readers. I'm more the view or hear typ

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I love this game. I use it in my team as icebreakers and team building myself.

I'm guessing that your lie is #2 (Sesame Street) - I totally believe that having a duck is something to boast about and I can imagine Skippy being a karaoke stage name (very energetic perhaps?) but I'm not sure. Difficult!

 

 

Here are mine:

1. I have had more than 25 pet cats to date;

2. I can squat more than 113 kg/250 pounds;

3. My favourite film is Green Lantern.

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FUN_MAN_ANDY Community Leader Nov 08, 2019

Considers getting out the Imperialist Conversion Tool, but reads #3 and realises 1 and 2 are so the truth..... I just cannot bring myself to believe 3#. 😜

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Jimmy_Seddon Community Leader Nov 08, 2019

I agree with @FUN_MAN_ANDY you may like Ryan Reynolds but no one liked the Green Lantern, not even him :P

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I am with @Jimmy_Seddon. BTW, did you see the interview where Ryan Reynolds and Taika Waititi kept talking about finally meeting and being so excited to work together for the first time ever, completely deflecting any talk of Green Lantern? It was pretty funny.

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Ahhh, it was too obvious! Yep, #3 is a lie, my favourite 'superhero' is Christian Bale's Batman, and my favourite of the trilogy would be The Dark Knight.

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Celina_Zamora Community Manager Nov 08, 2019

going with #3! and way to squat 250! I can squat 200 only :( 

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#3... No offense if you actually love it... but I had a hard time getting through it.

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Jodi LeBlanc Community Leader Nov 10, 2019

Thanks goodness it was #3! :)

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@Stephanie_Grice I love this game!!! I think the lie is #3, just because I want to pretent knowing a real movie star, and that nobody is kidding about chichens, right? ;)

 

Below is mine:

1. I have been president

2. I have already made a Kizomba demo on YouTube
PS: Kizomba is a dance, coming from Angola, known to express languor and sensuality.

3. I already had a goat, 3 cats and a puppy (for a day)

Guest what's the lie! :p 

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Jimmy_Seddon Community Leader Nov 08, 2019

I feel like #2 & #3 are very specific so I'm going to guess #1 but that's awesome if I'm wrong.

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I think #1 is the truth, because you can be president of any club, even a small football club or a dance club, which leads me to #2, which is also true.

Therefore, I think #3 is a lie.

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I think #3 is a lie too :P

#1 and #2 are more likely to be the truth

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As you guessed @Dominic_Lagger , I was the president of the Association of Cameroonian Students from Paris when I was student. so, #1 is true (I hope it is still awesome @Jimmy_Seddon ! ;) ).

And I already had a goat (named Kiki, and that I raised until she escaped one day :( ), 3 cats (Ricky, Tommy and Samy, their mother) and a puppy (one morning, when I was a little boy, I found him barking in front of our house; but my parents found its real master, so could not keep it). So, #3 is also true @Poorvi Jhawar -TechTime- :)

So the lie is ... #2 ! But, not for so long, because I plan to make a Kizomba video soon (I LOVE dancing ;) ). 

Now, I guess you know me better now :)

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Jimmy_Seddon Community Leader Nov 08, 2019

This is awesome! @Stephanie_Grice I'm going to guess #3.

As for my own:

1. I wish I lived on a farm

2. I love watermelon

3. I have more dogs than kids

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This one is pretty difficult to guess, but let's say #2 (because I want to believe that there is at least one people on earth that does not like watermelons :smile:)

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BryanT Community Leader Nov 08, 2019

Hmm, I don't remember any of these being talked about so I am going to guess #2 and that you actually love pineapple.

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Celina_Zamora Community Manager Nov 08, 2019

ohhh we talked about this during our coffee chat! I'm going with #2. 

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To make it fun I will say something else than all other answers :)

I'm gonna say #1 is wrong

I'm going to say #1 is a lie too :P

Jimmy_Seddon Community Leader Nov 08, 2019

#2 was the lie, yes @Boris_MBOUMEHANG I may be one of the only people on earth who hates watermelons.  @BryanT bonus points for remembering the great Hawaiian pizza debate that started in the 2019 Summit mobile app ;) 

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Jodi LeBlanc Community Leader Nov 10, 2019

Please send me all your extra watermelon from your garden, I will gladly take it all :)

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@Stephanie_Grice I think #3 is the lie. But with that being said I think that is an amazing karaoke name. Love this type of game so here we go.

#1 - I tried out to be the tour drum tech for the band 311 when they were first starting

#2 - I used to battle rap back in high school - think 8 mile with less spaghetti

#3 - I am a black belt in ninjitsu making me a literal ninja.

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#3 - it seems to be the odd man out here.

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Celina_Zamora Community Manager Nov 08, 2019

THESE ARE AMAZING @BryanT ! I'm going with #3

Jimmy_Seddon Community Leader Nov 09, 2019

I'm going with #3 while I think you have the skills, I don't think you've quite earned your black belt yet :P

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Monique_vdB Community Manager Nov 10, 2019

I really hope these are all true! I guess I'll go with #2 as the lie. 

Jodi LeBlanc Community Leader Nov 10, 2019

You are very good at this game, I am going with #3 :)

BryanT Community Leader Nov 11, 2019

#3 was the lie. I have achieved my green belt in ninjutsu so I am not a ninja and probably will never be.

#1 - I was early in my high school years when 311 who is from Omaha (my hometown) was setting up for a tour and looking for drum techs. I had been taking drum lessons for a year and so, so my dad knew somebody and it got my audition. Except I thought it was for another local band and not 311, so I was ill prepared. The audition went well but the tours would have been during the school year, so no tour for me. 

#2 - Yup, probably as part of my teenage angst from not being able to tour with 311, who ended up being bigger than anyone thought. I started rapping in school. That naturally turned into battle rapping during classes, study hall, before and after school. I did quite a few actual battle competitions, appeared on a few local mixtapes, and a couple of local artists albums. Even had our own group at school and I was ranked top 3 rappers in the school, which we had a big class so not too shabby. Sadly, I left the rap game and the bling bling behind a few years after high school. But that doesn't mean I lost my flow ha ha ha.

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@Stephanie_Grice I am going to guess #1, maybe the numbers are reversed???

As for mine:

  1. I sat next to Elton John at a concert for 2 hours and didn't even realize who he was until he took the stage
  2. I once was in the audience to watch Korn, System of the Down, Kid Rock, and Metallica play live at the same time.
  3. I was a Mexican chef while in college
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#2 - I cannot imagine a gig or live music event where Kid Rock would be playing with metal bands! Especially not of that calibre.

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BryanT Community Leader Nov 08, 2019

I want to say #1 on this.

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Celina_Zamora Community Manager Nov 08, 2019

I'm going with #3. If I'm wrong, I need proof...lol.

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FUN_MAN_ANDY Community Leader Nov 08, 2019

Were you a chef in a Mexican restaurant?

Or....

Did you change your nationality to Mexican and just worked as a chef in any type of restaurant....??

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@FUN_MAN_ANDY HAHAHA! The plot thickens! 

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FUN_MAN_ANDY Community Leader Nov 08, 2019

I'm now thinking you changed your nationality to Indian, BUT... worked in a Mexican restaurant..... in CHINA TOWN ! ! ! 😜👏

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Mandy_Ross Community Manager Nov 08, 2019

it's gotta be #3 cuz that's the simplest one.

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#1 is the lie. Two of the three being music related should have been a dead give away. I know who Elton John is! Haha

#2 - The Summer Sanitarium Tour July 8th 2000, Sparta Kentucky. James Hatfield has broke his leg the week before so they played a jam session with members of the other bands for almost 3 hours! At one point, there was 8 guitarist, 3 bassists, two drummers, and 5 vocalists playing songs from each bands catalog. It was a once in a lifetime opportunity and yes, Kid Rock sang two different Metallica songs. Haha!

#3 - I worked for 3 1/2 years as a chef at Cozymel’s Mexican Grill in Knoxville, TN during college. I worked in various restaurants since I was 15. It was the best paying job I could get while being a full-time student and single parent. I make a mean fish taco and salsa!!! I also worked as a assistant chef in a seafood joint and a meat cutter at a steakhouse. 

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Monique_vdB Community Manager Nov 10, 2019

@Stephen_Crandell I love all of these, and #1 was a great decoy story. 

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@Stephanie_Grice I know the answer to yours ;)

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Yesss, I love this game! Here are mine: 

  1. I taught middle school Science. 
  2. I have 5 brothers. 
  3. I helped lead a Disneyland parade. 

 

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#2 is the lie and I am guessing but.....you have less than 5 brothers

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FUN_MAN_ANDY Community Leader Nov 08, 2019

I do not dare guess against #2... "Phenomenally Latina' 😜👍 but I think Stephen as the right idea about the total....
Tough one this ! 

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Jodi LeBlanc Community Leader Nov 10, 2019

As  much as I want it to be true, I will pick #3 :)

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Celina_Zamora Community Manager Nov 11, 2019

So the lie is #2. I don't have 5 brothers :) @Jodi LeBlanc  I was a kid when I walked side by side with the parade master at Disney! 

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Jodi LeBlanc Community Leader Nov 16, 2019

Wow Celina, what an incredible childhood experience, a precious memory you will have forever!

I need to ask you more questions and learn more about you @Stephanie_Grice . I'm gonna guess #1 cuz I think the numbers might be off. but now I simply must know more!

Here are mine:

1. In High School I played in a parade by special invitation of Queen Elizabeth

2. I have had beers and hung out with Coolio, babysat Martina McBride's kids, had dinner with Cher, and had lunch with Pearl Jam

3. My wife's triathlon bike is worth the same amount as my car

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FUN_MAN_ANDY Community Leader Nov 08, 2019

#1 Band geek! That happened for sure.
#2 Roadie Band geek! Reckon you did a lot of touring back in the day. Coolio!? That means 90s !
#3 Liar, Liar, seat's on fire...! Your wife's bike is actually worth more than your car 👍😜🤑


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Monique_vdB Community Manager Nov 10, 2019

@Russell Zera I think all of this is true except the bit about Cher, so #2 is the lie. 

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Jodi LeBlanc Community Leader Nov 10, 2019

I agree with Mo, #2!

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Wow I just realized I never divulged the lie! sooooo... 

The lie is #3... my wife's bike is worth more than my car ( @FUN_MAN_ANDY is the winner!) lol.
#2 is 100% legit! lol Sorry to disappoint @Monique_vdB , @Jodi LeBlanc lol

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Her super-bike :-) (Nicknamed the "Green Machine") 
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FUN_MAN_ANDY Community Leader Jan 26, 2020

@Russell Zera : Hot damn!
Look at that beast of a machine...!
You could have said "...worth more than my house and car combined" and it still wouldn't have been a lie. Excellently played though! 🏆🌟👏

Fun topic! Here are mine...

1. I had dinner with the Gipsy Kings 

2. I have traveled through South America in a van

3. I make metal and leather books as a hobby 

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All three sounds pretty cool! 

I'm gonna say #1 is a lie. I don't know how famous the gipsy kings were in the US, but the band is a spanish band, right? Hmmm, I don't now but I stay with #1 is the lie! 

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@Dominic_Lagger .... Believe it or not, they are from the south of France!

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Monique_vdB Community Manager Nov 10, 2019

@Shaun Sheehan in that case I'm guessing you traveled around Europe in a van which is when you hung out with the Gipsy Kings in the south of France. So #2 is the lie!

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Jodi LeBlanc Community Leader Nov 10, 2019

#3!

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@Monique_vdB ... you are correct, but I met them after a concert in the US and I have traveled Europe, but not in a van.  #2 is a wish that has yet to come true! 

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Jodi LeBlanc Community Leader Nov 16, 2019

Wow Shaun, that book you made is gorgeous!!

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Thank you, @Jodi LeBlanc  - it was a lot of fun to make. 

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@Stephanie_Grice  Fantastic idea! :)

Here's mine:

- I love mangoes

- I'm a vegetarian

- I've studied finance and accounting as my major

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This one is not simple! In fact, I think #1 or #2 is the lie, as I visited your LinkedIn profile to check #3 (sorry :p ). 

Only because I want to prentend knowing somebody who does not like mangoes, I will say #1 is the lie.

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Monique_vdB Community Manager Nov 10, 2019

I was going to guess #3 but then Boris did his fact-checking! I guess I'll stick with it though :) 

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Jodi LeBlanc Community Leader Nov 10, 2019

My guess is #2!

#1 is a lie :P 

I don't like mangoes :')

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Jodi LeBlanc Community Leader Nov 09, 2019

Oh my! I love this, great Friday-Fun topic :)

Okay here are mine:

1) I came 1st, 2nd, and 3rd in a photo contest.

2) My favourite fruit is Dragon Fruit.

3) I organized an event with a famous astronaut with over 1100 in-person participants and 35 video-conference sites across Canada.

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#2 is my guess. 

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Jimmy_Seddon Community Leader Nov 09, 2019

#3 seems way too detailed to be fake.  Just to be different I'm going to say #1.

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Monique_vdB Community Manager Nov 10, 2019

I agree that #3 seems too specific to be fake. Guessing #2 too!

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#2 is my guess too.

For #1 and #3, I think you can easily achieve them taking in account your superpowers :-)

I agree #2 is the lie!

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Great guesses, #1 is the lie! I came first and second and my husband came third in the photo contest - they called it the LeBlanc sweep. I am newly obsessed with Dragon Fruit, it was my go-to breakfast item while on the road the past 8 weeks. Watermelon was always my favourite, but now it is my second favourite fruit. 

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Great idea for a game, here's mine:

1) I don't drink tea or coffee

2) In my spare time, I narrate audiobooks. 

3) Despite my profile photograph, my beard is actually longer than my neckline, I just kept growing it! 

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Monique_vdB Community Manager Nov 14, 2019

@Chris Whitehead okay I'm going to guess #2 is the lie and you came up with it because we were discussing audiobooks.

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Interesting assessment @Monique_vdB - I won't say if your guess is correct just yet but what I will say is that I hadn't read those specific comments you refer to.  I guess audiobooks must have been on my mind for a different reason...  

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Monique_vdB Community Manager Nov 14, 2019

Oooh the plot thickens @Chris Whitehead 

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Looks like nobody else wants to guess so I'll say yes, you are correct @Monique_vdB but I came up with the lie because it is something I am planning to start at some point next year, once my family and I have moved house.

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Monique_vdB Community Manager Nov 19, 2019

@Chris Whitehead that'a so cool! 

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Brant_Schroeder Community Leader Nov 20, 2019

Better late than never, here are mine.

1) I like to ski. 

2) I like to snowshoe. 

3) I love the cold. 

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I don' think you have to be cold to like 1 and 2 when you are dressed suitably so I'm going to guess 3.

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Monique_vdB Community Manager Nov 20, 2019

Snowshoeing feels pointless so I will vote 2. Hahaha. 

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Monique_vdB Community Manager Nov 20, 2019

(If 2 is real please explain the joys of trudging through snow to this California girl.) 

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Jimmy_Seddon Community Leader Nov 21, 2019

@Monique_vdB I'm not saying I'm a fan of snowshoes or even going outside in the winter here.  But my understanding is that snowshoes help you trudge "on top of" the snow instead of through it.

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Brant_Schroeder Community Leader Nov 21, 2019

Snowshoes allow you to get places that cross country skis and other winter travel devices will not or cannot take you.  We often get tons of snow in the winter in Idaho especially in the mountains.  I like backpacking all season long and snow shows allow you to do this when there is 18 feet of snow and you want to reach a backwoods destination.  Some places fun to visit in the winter are natural hot springs in the mountains or lakes in the early spring when there is still a lot of snow but the temperatures are rising. 

Yes I am not a fan of the cold.trail-creek2.jpg

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Monique_vdB Community Manager Nov 21, 2019

@Brant_Schroeder okay this makes sense! When we go to the mountains and it's snowy I stay inside and play board games. Or I sit in a hot tub and let the snow drift onto me. I do not do the snowshoe thing. But like if there was a cool owl in the forest I could see only if I snowshoed, I would do it! 

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Jeff_Tillett Community Leader Nov 22, 2019

1. I am allergic to dogs and work from home with 4 dogs.

2. I've lived in 4 states, 3 countries, and 2 hemispheres

3. I love working out and getting ready for big physical challenges. 

:) 

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Jodi LeBlanc Community Leader Nov 23, 2019

I think number one is a lie, and you are allergic to dogs and work from home with 3 dogs :)

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Jodi LeBlanc Community Leader Nov 25, 2019

OMG @Jeff_Tillett what a beautiful family!!

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Jeff_Tillett Community Leader Dec 05, 2019

I was born in Germany, moved to Michigan, US, then Washington State, US, then to Panama City, Panama, then back to Maryland, US, then Texas, US. 

4 States, 3 countries, 2 hemisphere's. :)

Does this mean I win the game? LOL

This thread is awesome!

Here go mine :D

  1. I've had 12 different addresses in the last 10 years
  2. I've been 12 times in surgery
  3. I'm the 12th grandson to my only living grandma

(side note, I love number 12 😄)

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Tim_Keyes Atlassian Team Jan 10, 2020

#3 I'm the 12th grandson to my only living grandma

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💥spot on ;)

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Tim_Keyes Atlassian Team Jan 10, 2020

1. I lived in Alaska growing up

2. I lived in Australia growing up

3. I lived in Germany growing up

uHuhh nice!

I'm going to say #2 is the lie

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Tim_Keyes Atlassian Team Jan 10, 2020

#2 is True.

Monique_vdB Community Manager Jan 11, 2020

@Tim_Keyes then it's definitely #1 because if you had made up #3 you would have used another country that begins with an A. Unless that's what you want us to think! Hmm....

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Tim_Keyes Atlassian Team Jan 11, 2020

#1 is True.

I spent 4 years in Fairbanks, Alaska.  We lived on a river where the sled dog races would sometimes pass by and we often found moose in our front yard in the winter.

I spent 2 years in Sydney, Australia growing up, but do not remember much outside of a kangaroo stealing my tomato sandwich at one of the parks. 

I recently went to Oktoberfest but did not grow up in Germany!

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Monique_vdB Community Manager Jan 14, 2020

Augh! I am bad at guessing. Or you are good at misdirecting :) 

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FUN_MAN_ANDY Community Leader Jan 23, 2020

@Tim_Keyes : technically #2 is still partially a lie.

One does not "live" in Australia... one SURVIVES! 😝

#OZtralia

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