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I'm teeming with teams!

Saturday, April 20, 2013



In my last blog entry I spoke about how being a member of a BLC team here on Spark People has really helped me. I think of myself as a loner; I prefer to do quiet things on my own and the companionship of a discerning cat is as much as I've needed to feel as if I am socializing.

But in January I joined a Trivia Team and we played in a League in loud bars with people young enough to be my grandchildren--if you stretch it a bit.
We came in 2nd overall. This afternoon we won the finals and our team split $700. I don't think I have ever earned so much in two hours in my life.

I have received a great deal from Spark Teams, too. Worth more than $700 is the ability to join a team challenge which, if followed, will result in a very likely chance to lose weight and to gain fitness. Team work has motivated me to increase my stamina and to extend my muscles. It's true!!

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SARAWALKS 4/29/2013 10:56AM

    Funny, I have just found out about these trivia teams - from reading Ken Jennings' book Brainiac. I'm only moderately good at trivia but it sounds like lots of fun. and as a fellow loner, I must say it's been great for me to develop my stunted "group-y" side by working with other musicians. emoticon

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SCOOTER4263 4/29/2013 1:14AM

    I like the teams. I go from active daily participation to virtually nothing a few times a month, but it's always cool. I love the diverse information you can get.

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1SALMON1 4/27/2013 5:34PM

    trying to type one-handed because the other arm is full holding my old grouchy cat who will NOT settle down unless he's on my shoulder... yaay to introverts and the companionship of cats. i love Sparkpeople for giving me the benefit of teams in doses i can manage without being overwhelmed. and yaay too to having fun with a group of like-minded people - in this case profitable fun as well. congratulations1
(...rats - my arm is falling asleep...)

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NORWOODGIRL 4/21/2013 10:07PM

    Well done! You said before that you were enjoying the trivia challenges. Winning is awesome!

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FAVALL 4/21/2013 6:47PM

    Thanks for the pointer. I've signed up to participate in the next BLC due to your prior recommendation.

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MONIKA1948 4/21/2013 5:21PM

    Congratulations!!! emoticon

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AMARILYNH 4/21/2013 1:51PM

    Congratulations!! That is just too cool!! emoticon

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MSPATOOTY 4/21/2013 9:13AM

    That's fantastic! Congratulations! emoticon

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TRIANGLE-WOMAN 4/21/2013 7:57AM

    ..*) ♥.*)
(. .♥ (. .♥ (.*`* ♥☆.*`*♥☆
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`*♥☆ Congratulations!!!

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POPSY190 4/21/2013 3:53AM

    Well done!! Good rate of pay too!!

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4-1HEALTHYCYNDI 4/20/2013 10:41PM

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Great job! You (ans your team) rock!

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MONETRUBY 4/20/2013 9:36PM

    Fantastic!

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MORTICIAADDAMS 4/20/2013 9:10PM

    Congratulations!! That must be some team!!

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LOOKINGUP2012 4/20/2013 8:41PM

    emoticon Sounds like fun too!

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K1TT3N 4/20/2013 8:33PM

    Awesome ....

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