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#1 Excentrique Feral

Posted 21 December 2012 - 02:47 PM

Mines quite normal. Except for the part where the kids were exceptionally well behaved in the post office and didn't touch a single thing!

I though the end of the world had come after all!

#2 Chicky whicky

Posted 21 December 2012 - 02:49 PM

Well, we are all still alive, and I haven't seen any zombies around, but I do live in a quiet suburb.

#3 BadCat

Posted 21 December 2012 - 02:50 PM

Going OK here.  DS has just come home from his last day at primary school and is off with his dad having a bit of cricket practice.  DD is playing on the computer.  As am I.  I have Elf Radio playing to jolly things along.  Later we will go to my parent's place for dinner and then go for a christmas lights drive.  And then probably get attacked by zombies.  Average day.

#4 MintyBiscuit

Posted 21 December 2012 - 02:50 PM

No zombies yet, so I guess that's a good sign.

Damn, someone beat me to it.

I'll be happy as long as they don't arrive before dinner tonight, as it's going to be delicious

Edited by HollyOllyOxenfree, 21 December 2012 - 02:51 PM.

#5 -*meh*-

Posted 21 December 2012 - 02:52 PM

i have come home sick from work... relaxing and catching up on tv shows before the world ends!

#6 -*meh*-

Posted 21 December 2012 - 02:52 PM

i have come home sick from work... relaxing and catching up on tv shows before the world ends!

#7 Madnesscraves

Posted 21 December 2012 - 02:53 PM

Just in time! My daughter took her first steps day! biggrin.gif

My life is now complete!

#8 IsolaBella

Posted 21 December 2012 - 02:53 PM

I believe 10.11 pm EsT is the time we all go boom.

#9 Dionysus

Posted 21 December 2012 - 02:55 PM

I am sick too sad.gif

DD thinks its Christmas already as all we are doing is hanging out on the couch watching NickJr lol

#10 wombat

Posted 21 December 2012 - 02:56 PM

I woke up with a flu, which I caught from my dad.  I  had to do a huge grocery shop despite my thorbbing head, barking cough and throat on fire and am so sick I can't face packing it all away and cleaning out the fridge.  I had planned to clean the house and finish wrapping presents, but thats not going to happen!  Now DD is complaining of a sore throat.  House full of sick people for Christmas.  Yes, they were right, doomsday is upon us.

#11 nik_klinger

Posted 21 December 2012 - 02:58 PM

Crap, my SIL is a complete and selfish cow, she upset my DH last night, and he will take it to heart until it's resolved, which may be quite a while. Hope the brooding stops soon. Christmas just got crapper-er.

#12 livvie7586

Posted 21 December 2012 - 02:58 PM

perfectly normal, thank you very much original.gif

Plus, i have my towel, and i know how to use it

#13 Excentrique Feral

Posted 21 December 2012 - 02:58 PM

QUOTE (It'sallgood @ 21/12/2012, 02:54 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Too hot to do the things I'd planned, so am hold up inside, air conditioning on and have gotten the kids off my computer so I can have a bit of EB time wink.gif

I WAS folding washing, but given the world will end in a few hours, I decided "bugger it"  original.gif

So far so good, birds and animals not behaving any differently then usual, Jack Russell is curled up on teh bed next to me and old 14 yr old terrier in her basket underneath.....if there's an apocalypse about to happen and animals are supposed to know these things before us...well, we must have very uselessly hopeless animals of all kinds here  ohmy.gif

No zombies that I can hear or see...all well in regional Qld from what I can tell!


It is VERY humid isn't it? I disagree on the animals, the ants attacked me when I hung out the washing. They are bad today. But then it might just mean apocalyptic rain.

#14 Le-a

Posted 21 December 2012 - 02:59 PM

I too am sick. Not fit for running from zombies, that's for sure.

#15 Leela321

Posted 21 December 2012 - 02:59 PM

It's going fantastic. Kids get home, pull all the toys out, fight with each other, scream down the house, sook because I say no ice cream and get distracted constantly when packing up.
Guess if the worlds ending we can have juk food for tea and leave all housework?

#16 noonehere

Posted 21 December 2012 - 03:01 PM

Im sitting here looking at what mess the toddler made this morning and really CBF with that..

#17 Feral Becky

Posted 21 December 2012 - 03:02 PM

QUOTE (lsolaBella @ 21/12/2012, 02:53 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I believe 10.11 pm EsT is the time we all go boom.

I was at my library book club this morning and they insisted it was 11AM Perth time. I thought Oh God, I am going to die with my book club people unsure.gif

#18 Chicky whicky

Posted 21 December 2012 - 03:03 PM

QUOTE (Le-a @ 21/12/2012, 03:59 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I too am sick. Not fit for running from zombies, that's for sure.

Well hopefully they will be he zombies from Shaun Of The Dead so you should be able to out crawl them.

#19 DreamFeralisations

Posted 21 December 2012 - 03:03 PM

QUOTE (lsolaBella @ 21/12/2012, 02:53 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I believe 10.11 pm EsT is the time we all go boom.

Is that S Standard or Summer time?

#20 snuffles

Posted 21 December 2012 - 03:06 PM


#21 Squeekums Da Feral

Posted 21 December 2012 - 03:09 PM

Im still waiting on zombies, they told me theyd be here dammit!

#22 BadCat

Posted 21 December 2012 - 03:09 PM

QUOTE (livvie7586 @ 21/12/2012, 03:58 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
perfectly normal, thank you very much original.gif

Plus, i have my towel, and i know how to use it

Good that you have your towel.  Just in case, you know.

QUOTE (Chicky whicky @ 21/12/2012, 04:03 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Well hopefully they will be he zombies from Shaun Of The Dead so you should be able to out crawl them.

I'm always hopeful that they'll be shuffling zombies instead of the speedy ones.

#23 Squeekums Da Feral

Posted 21 December 2012 - 03:10 PM

Edit dp

Edited by squeekums, 21 December 2012 - 03:13 PM.

#24 JJ

Posted 21 December 2012 - 03:12 PM

QUOTE (It'sallgood @ 21/12/2012, 01:54 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
if there's an apocolpyse about to happen and animals are supposed to know these things before us...well, we must have very uselessly hopeless animals of all kinds here  ohmy.gif

The cockatoos were going a bit nuts here this morning... but then that's cockatoos for you, I guess.

#25 HeroOfCanton

Posted 21 December 2012 - 03:12 PM

I too have my towel at the ready, and DHs collection of vinyl records to behead zombies.

Other than that its been an ordinary day. DH is home early & now on holiday, which means my motivation is gone. Good thing I won't need it to more than a few hours!

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