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Red Ops Day 6: The Dakotas
May 28, 2012 – 4:15 AM | 5 Comments
Red Ops Day 6: The Dakotas

8:45 PM
Great work today, everyone: 6 projects completed! And we still have that DAKOTAS match code all evening, so if you're winding down from the weekend, soothe that sunburn with a donation!
I have another Old …

The Vine: January 13, 2012
January 13, 2012 – 9:15 AM | 112 Comments
The Vine: January 13, 2012

I have hair. And when I say that, I mean I have hair. It doesn't go far past my shoulders, but it is thick, and coarse, and full of weird waves and cowlicks. It has …

The Vine: June 10, 2011
June 10, 2011 – 9:00 AM | 83 Comments
The Vine: June 10, 2011

Your readers recently gave brilliant advice for a southern-U.S. road trip, and you and your readers were also really helpful to me in my running-related problem last year (thanks again!). I'd be interested to hear …

The Vine: January 26, 2011
January 26, 2011 – 10:43 AM | 19 Comments
The Vine: January 26, 2011

Dear Sarah and Tomato Nation,
It's Green here, saying a big thank-you to all of you for your fantastic suggestions and very kind invitations for our U.S. road (and air) trip. I had the most amazing …

Bet Red: The Video
October 4, 2010 – 8:08 PM | 19 Comments
Bet Red: The Video

Camera and editing by Mr. Stupidhead; fund-raising by you fantastic people.

Bet Red, Bet Road: Update
August 19, 2010 – 12:15 PM | 9 Comments
Bet Red, Bet Road: Update

last updated 8/19/10 11 PM
All righty: A.C. tomato is still on for Friday, August 20. Current base of operations is the Trump Taj Mahal.
Complications include

a furniture delivery that day between 10 AM and 2 PM …

TN in AC: Bet Red, Bet Road
July 27, 2010 – 9:40 AM | 15 Comments
TN in AC: Bet Red, Bet Road

The Atlantic City trip is set for the weekend of August 20. When exactly I will do my thing at the blackjack tables/on the boardwalk, and what specifically that "thing" is, I don't know yet; …

Coffee Talk
May 10, 2010 – 9:20 AM | 167 Comments
Coffee Talk

I have a couple of questions about coffee — about the word "coffee," the ways we use it, not about the beverage itself.
The first one: "coffee black." I don't order my coffee in the same …

N Cereal AA: Elite Eight Runoff
July 20, 2009 – 9:33 AM | 14 Comments

…Hi! …Good, good. You know: vacay. What's up with you guys? …Awesome. So: cereals, right?
Every time I think it's safe to close the poll, Frosted Flakes climbs back into it. The rest of the bracket …

Tomato Nation Goes To Washington: The Video
April 7, 2009 – 11:27 PM | 22 Comments

Yes, that guy really did yell, "C'mon, ketchup!"
Thanks to Mr. S for another fine effort in the footage-and-editing department — and of course to all of you for your extraordinary accomplishment.