SparkPeople -Slightly Off The Wall- Team Messageboard http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_individual.asp?gid=68122 If you like Fun and Quirky, it's all here. Mixed with brain teasers, & enough humor to tickle your funny bone. Sprinkled with care and seasoned with soul! ...Sure to satisfy!..::: SparkPeople -Slightly Off The Wall- Team Messageboard http://www.sparkpeople.com/assets/nav/nav_logo_v3.gif http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_individual.asp?gid=68122 Thread Closed http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32103x68122x71757163 <em>227</em> <em>227</em> Mon, 17 Jun 2019 17:06:34 EST Celebrity Birthdays! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32103x68122x71455194 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/42cb1363-d323-435c-abca-92db52bd31a8.jpg"> <BR> <BR> …::Zac Efron---Actor <BR> <BR> These can be for today OR for the month of March. <em>410</em> Mon, 29 Apr 2019 12:53:23 EST "5-letter Anagram Word Game" can change 1 letter. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32102x68122x71270382 grave - vague (can change one letter) Sun, 31 Mar 2019 10:35:15 EST If You Feel Like Chatting http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x68122x71045477 <em>524</em> <BR> And good morning everyone! .. Looks like next Friday we will <em>235</em> March--which gets us closer to Spring! .. How exciting is that? … By the way, this thread was started--not for you to feel like you have 'more' to do--but sometimes we may want to chat or leave a comment. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/8eb26c1d-87d1-4ba6-b71f-7351dd8b886d.jpg"> <BR> <BR> …:::We have had quite a bit of rain lately--but it's a good thing, so not compla... Sat, 23 Feb 2019 09:35:38 EST unique item in your living room http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x68122x71045185 What one thing do you have in your living room that you bet no one else on here has. <BR> <BR> I have an ecosphere on a crocheted doily I made so I can be the mother of dragons - kinda <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/2a71f3c9-131d-4d71-b35c-33240ce36b05.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Sat, 23 Feb 2019 09:04:53 EST spark challenges http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32106x68122x70701041 I decided to do all the spark challenges for the New Year. It is for the month of January. Click on the links to join/ I hope to see you there. <BR> <BR> http://sparkppl.com/FwdRP <BR> <BR> http://sparkppl.com/hNetq <BR> <BR> http://sparkppl.com/lFJKA <BR> <BR> http://sparkppl.com/pSqVq Tue, 1 Jan 2019 16:41:26 EST Celebrities Name Game A-Z http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32103x68122x70452319 Adam Sandler .... Actor <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/a5c82afa-c10f-447c-bb1e-c28ae1a88dd1.jpg"> <BR> Sun, 18 Nov 2018 18:00:34 EST FEBRUARY BIRTHDAYS & More http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32103x68122x70354150 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/d1c272e3-a53c-41a0-af17-0c5c9131ec16.jpg"> <BR> <BR> …:::You have come to the right place IF your birthday is in November <em>410</em> <BR> OR if you are having a Spark Anniversary! ..::Let us know please so we can celebrate! .. Thu, 1 Nov 2018 13:29:44 EST How's Your Weather? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x68122x70317299 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/97bc8794-6598-4b0d-8480-31b03093d635.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Ours is staying around 66, cooler and partly cloudy Fri, 26 Oct 2018 10:28:05 EST What's New With You? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32102x68122x70020737 <em>524</em> … We are such a fun and funny team, thought it would be nice to chat when you are in the neighborhood and touch base with one another. … Ok, we just started September and already our temps are dropping...…..Have to wear a sweater in the morning! .. Right now, wrapping summer up and getting ready for fall … I love cozy days, don't you? … <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/4e02c13c-fe41-478a-b417-3c4dbb942388.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> But I also love taking ... Tue, 4 Sep 2018 16:28:09 EST Thread Closed http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32102x68122x69302852 This is mentioned on the team announcement. <BR> I will be the first to start. <BR> <BR> Six days from now. Mon, 25 Jun 2018 13:00:05 EST Chat Room http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32102x68122x69123043 Here we can come to share what's on our mind, get to know <BR> one another, and as always, let our hair down. Sat, 26 May 2018 16:55:35 EST Thought For The Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32103x68122x69122916 May be Inspirational or Off the Wall … <em>100</em> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/3b749b86-ae8f-4dec-b07c-f7d28f90038b.jpg"> Sat, 26 May 2018 16:41:09 EST Riddle http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x68122x69109402 I’ve been putting off this immensely tedious “job” for weeks but today is the day. It’s sort of shocking how this has gotten out of control LOL. To make this more FUN for ME... I’ll post clues on what this “JOB” is, then once the correct answer is guessed I will post a PICTURE! <BR> CLUE #1. A twice yearly chore, I need to confess, will only reveal I slightly obsess. Thu, 24 May 2018 09:00:43 EST Thankful Thanksgiving http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x68122x69099815 So glad SHELLLEY2 prompted this wonderful idea … for you Dr. Phil fans, here are <BR> some pictures ….. I am sure you could print some and maybe even get his autograph! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/2f0de681-dfd6-427e-93f4-7fda0c6384a7.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Back when …. when I do not know. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/bf8074ac-6145-4a0f-8aed-f9b2f056d94a.png"> <BR> <BR> All I know is he had some hair then. Tue, 22 May 2018 18:03:01 EST Today is National ... Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x68122x68483128 Each day we have a National day of Celebration. <BR> <BR> Today is National Pizza Day! ... <em>483</em> <BR> <BR> (Please add any pictures or thoughts on the subject) Sun, 11 Feb 2018 10:46:36 EST Hello! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x68122x68465897 I just joined...thanks to Jan's invite! I see I even have a couple of my sparkfriends on here too. Cool! I live in FL, right on the west coast-beaches are minutes away. Moved here 13 years ago from Ohio. Don't like the hurricanes, bugs and mold, but otherwise love it here! <BR> Been with SP for going on 8 years-this is my 3rd page. I like change! HA! Have lost 100 pounds and have maintained it. Still trying to lose 35 more-it gets harder the further down you go! <BR> Looking forward to bein... Thu, 8 Feb 2018 13:16:10 EST SP NEW CHALLENGE .... Link provided http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32102x68122x68319520 Here is the brand new challenge that is sweeping Sparks ... and here is the link for <BR> you to pop on .... if something interests you click CREATE .... <BR> <BR> <link>https://www.sparkpeople.com/blog/blo<BR>g.asp?post=sparkpeople_challenges_fun_<BR>for_personal_goals_or_with_friends </link> <BR> <BR> P.S We had FOUR threads we use a lot under last forum .... so free to post your response <BR> here IF you like so we can keep those up. Wed, 17 Jan 2018 14:34:15 EST COMBOS - We Go Together Like.... ........ http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32102x68122x68316194 Peanut Butter &amp; Jelly <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/98774459-5ac6-426c-904e-fe6246016928.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Note: It's not necessary to add an image or clipart (but it's fun if you do!). <BR> Wed, 17 Jan 2018 05:15:50 EST Thread Closed http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32106x68122x68272117 Stay tuned folks ... this thread idea <em>189</em> is being presented to you <BR> and me by our friend CTYONIT .... who will lead and guide us with the first post .... <BR> (After this introduction of course!) ......... <em>20</em> Wed, 10 Jan 2018 18:29:56 EST On a SCAVENGER HUNT! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32103x68122x68201311 You don't have to tell all but a few details would do. <BR> <BR> That was Saturday and I changed the furniture around in the living room and put most of the Christmas decorations away. Then I took an afternoon nap. Sun, 31 Dec 2017 20:25:05 EST Fill in word http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32103x68122x68168051 B <BR> X <BR> I <BR> N <BR> G. Gifts put up <BR> <BR> D <BR> A. <BR> Y Tue, 26 Dec 2017 11:05:55 EST Fill in with a word http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32103x68122x68153237 F. Frosty the Snowman <BR> E <BR> L <BR> I <BR> Z <BR> <BR> N <BR> A <BR> V <BR> I <BR> D <BR> A <BR> D Sat, 23 Dec 2017 11:04:11 EST I'm Wondering.....? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32103x68122x68018469 Neiman Marcus has published its annual holiday catalog for those with "discerning tastes" and fat bank accounts. An example is the His and Hers Roll Royce Coupes priced at over $400,000 each. And not the most expensive items offered. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/0041222b-6c15-4011-b0f3-8827cac2bec1.jpg"> <BR> <BR> What are your ideas for over-the-top gifts that most could only dream about (and most would find a waste of money)? The winner will be awarded the $4... Thu, 30 Nov 2017 06:43:06 EST Share Your Healthy Recipes http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32103x68122x67907896 This thread is to share a favorite healthy recipe of yours or to share a link to a recipe. Sun, 12 Nov 2017 10:15:29 EST Post YOUR fitness minutes here! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32103x68122x67902894 <em>524</em> Slightly Off The Wall Team! <em>244</em> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/a5cfc98a-ee8c-48aa-9a67-09a7f9d1e2b6.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> This is THE place to post OUR fitness minutes! As many or few minutes as you please....all movement is <em>345</em> ! Share it in text or in emoticon or images are great too! ....this team is ALL about fun! <em>312</em> <em>85</em> <em>356</em> <em>186</em> <em>237</em> Fitness = FUN! <BR> ... Sat, 11 Nov 2017 13:06:46 EST Fill in A Word http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32103x68122x67883133 Feeling good in clothes that fit well. <BR> <BR> (This can be in any area of your life) Wed, 8 Nov 2017 16:54:06 EST November/ Santiago, Chile: fitness minutes = mile http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32103x68122x67822256 <em>215</em> Who's READY to travel again? <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/55d4fd89-4893-4414-9597-fd78ce0b5805.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> Looking forward to leading YOU on our next trip aboard our very own "Slightly Off The Wall" cruise liner....::::to Santiago, Chile!! <em>340</em> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/03a8adab-68e6-4d7f-879f-2e9bdcda1b79.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> We will start our November trip in the colorful city of... Mon, 30 Oct 2017 23:05:28 EST "Slightly OFF" Team Vision http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x68122x67755712 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/83b88c02-9dab-4e21-ab3e-ac8af88eacbc.jpg"> <BR> <BR> {Please don't reply so the message will stay up for all and thanks!} <BR> <BR> Welcome Everyone! ... We hope you will join in 'Grand Central' aka team wall and threads as this is a great place to have fun and connect with some really nice people with spark! <BR> <BR> In the midst of a very complex world, we wanted to offer something where both men and women of all ages can join us for fu... Fri, 20 Oct 2017 10:54:58 EST Horrible nicknames http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x68122x67752767 What were some of yours? <BR> <BR> My childhood nicknames were Crab Trap, String Bean, Licorice <BR> And sometimes to my enormous embarrassment, Liquor or Lick her Thu, 19 Oct 2017 23:21:44 EST "Slightly OFF" Team Vision http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x68122x67629458 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/8508f561-50cd-4153-8d73-b159ce4af103.jpg"> <BR> <BR> {Please don't reply so the message will stay up for all and thanks!} <BR> <BR> Welcome Everyone! ... We hope you will join in 'Grand Central' aka team wall and threads as this is a great place to have fun and connect with some really nice people with spark! <BR> <BR> In the midst of a very complex world, we wanted to offer something where both men and women of all ages can join us for ... Sat, 30 Sep 2017 10:48:41 EST Bermuda: Fitness Minutes = Miles http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32103x68122x67536872 60 minutes Thu, 14 Sep 2017 18:55:08 EST October/ Trinidad & Tobago: fitness minutes = miles http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32103x68122x67536240 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/b8f2d518-6b68-40d3-a428-cccf45fecb75.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Looking forward to leading you on our next trip aboard a "Slightly Off The Wall" cruise liner....::::to tropical Trinidad &amp; Tobago! <BR> <BR> <em>388</em> Distance between our Hamilton port in Bermuda and our destination port of Spain in Trinidad &amp; Tobago = 1307 nautical miles (or 1307 fitness minutes) <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid... Thu, 14 Sep 2017 15:47:44 EST Closed for Remodeling http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x68122x67519606 Let your imagination go .... and dream of somewhere you would like to be ... or a room that would be divine to go to for solace ... or interest .... Right now mine would be this .... <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/43051805-2309-450a-b871-3d120fc30cbd.jpg"> ... with the sounds of water softly falling .... sweet birds singing ... <BR> and gentle music. Mon, 11 Sep 2017 21:49:43 EST Health Or Hazard .. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32102x68122x67519115 2B and I are eating mostly meatless dishes' .... More Clean Eating ..... which means lots of fruits and vegetables daily. ... <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/c689924f-bcb5-4600-8078-6a4f70fbdcc9.jpg"> <BR> ' Mon, 11 Sep 2017 20:14:45 EST Secrets Shared for Big Spins! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x68122x67516862 Brownie camera ... (was my first) <BR> <BR> (this thread asks, think back as far as your memory takes you and recall things from the past) ... Mon, 11 Sep 2017 11:26:31 EST Inspirations http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32102x68122x67462847 Hooray for a three day weekend!! .... Have fun, enjoy yourself .... <em>311</em> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/c01adb2c-fed6-4446-85a2-04ff008e7f9a.jpg">.... <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/45fa9e30-664b-4c8b-b345-d37a5aed1989.gif"> ..... <BR> <BR> But Remember! ... In All you do .... Stay Strong!! ... <em>34</em> Sat, 2 Sep 2017 10:44:37 EST Bermuda: fitness minutes = miles http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32103x68122x67338239 This here's THE place we loaded up our amazing "Trip To Bermuda" fitness minutes! <BR> <BR> Keep em coming, Team! Fri, 11 Aug 2017 23:55:08 EST Welcome To OUR Travel Plans: Please Read First! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32103x68122x67338238 <em>227</em> Do Not Reply Here <em>227</em> <BR> <BR> <em>52</em> See the next thread below for interactions with our Team's Captains. <BR> <BR> This thread is ONLY to instruct our MONTHLY travelers HOW to gear up for our team's MONTHLY travel plan. <em>534</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>213</em> Hi! This is your team leader, Laura, <BR> <BR> Calling ALL "Slightly Off The Wall" travelers! For I do hav... Fri, 11 Aug 2017 23:54:56 EST Post YOUR Small Goals Here! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32103x68122x67199730 Arrrrgh, and Ahoy me hearties! ...::::too much rum...hic! ...:::fer me &amp; the land lubbers I've been with...::::glad to be back on board &amp; at the helm! <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/c2ea2f6c-e20b-4a02-ae8a-d2aeddf3cc80.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> Let's POST our daily goals HERE, and at the end of the day CHECK back in to celebrate BIG wins aboard ship with rum ....of course....hic! <em>40</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeop... Wed, 19 Jul 2017 21:57:17 EST Hey Y'all, from rural North Carolina http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x68122x66995559 Hi everyone. I've been a member of SparkPeople since August of 2008. I was very active for awhile and then life got extremely busy, and I sort of lost contact with the personal side of this site. Like posting on threads and such. I've tried many times to get back into being more active in the community, but I always seem to drop off somewhere. I wrote a blog about this to think through why I do this and why it's important for me to stay connected. It was my way of recommitting in a publ... Thu, 15 Jun 2017 11:51:59 EST Chat Room http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32106x68122x66854376 <em>524</em> Mates! <BR> It's always nice to be able to interact with one another. How are things <BR> going on your shores? ....... <BR> We are finally seeing the "Bright spot" in the sky ... <em>67</em> called <BR> the Sun! .....Wow ... knew one day we would see it again and feel the warmth <BR> of the rays! ....It is supposed to get up to 92 degrees so I got my errands done <BR> early after my spa water aerobics. <BR> Still able to sit out on the patio and drink some ice tea. <BR> Hop... Mon, 22 May 2017 15:06:25 EST My Plans For Success in July http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32103x68122x66784810 Make time each day to get my heart rate up. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/6ff36f28-6996-4dce-a4c8-9aee2803c999.jpg"> ..... <BR> <BR> Today I'm committed to 30 minutes of aerobics in the pool. Wed, 10 May 2017 13:14:54 EST A Laugh a Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32106x68122x66668326 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/3d311a11-6b44-4019-975e-5ea4448cf785.gif"> Fri, 21 Apr 2017 16:54:56 EST Can You Offer Help For Your Mates Challenge? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32102x68122x66668321 Here may be a way we can offer help or possible solutions ... or encouragement for a mate's expressed challenges ..... <BR> <BR> There are some on chronic pain, sleep problems, ..... and several mentioned. <BR> Let's see how we can help one another. <BR> <BR> I mentioned have sleep challenges. ... If a person would rather not have suggestions, then please add ...... (do not need suggestions) ... or something like that. <BR> <BR> Fri, 21 Apr 2017 16:52:50 EST Learn Pirate Language Here http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32102x68122x66667986 PLEASE DO NOT REPLY ....This needs to stay on top. <BR> <BR> -To Walk Like a Pirate ...We Need to Talk Like A Pirate! .. Right Mates? ... <BR> Here are some common terms known ... <BR> <BR> AHOY! ....... Hello! <BR> Ahoy, me hearties! .... (hello my friends) <BR> All hands hoay! ... (all hands on deck!) <BR> AVASTE! .......Hey! or Stop that! <BR> AVASTE ye .......(stop and check it out or Pay Attention!) <BR> Arrrr ........ I agree .....Happy! <BR> Arrrrrrrrgh!! ...... More annoyed... Fri, 21 Apr 2017 15:21:05 EST Habits For Health and Fitness http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32102x68122x66666511 Please list one thing for today. <BR> <BR> I am replacing all specialty drinks with water . <BR> <BR> Fri, 21 Apr 2017 09:58:56 EST Just for Fun ... Funny Blog Found Today! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32103x68122x66666437 The Spark page is a treasure house of golden nuggets. <BR> List just ONE thing you found today that is beneficial to you. <BR> <BR> One ... Love how each day Sparks has a fresh new article (s) ... <em>529</em> Fri, 21 Apr 2017 09:48:55 EST Tell Us 10 Things About Yourself Mate http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32106x68122x66500806 As we have many members (115 currently) ... we find many are inactive. <BR> Since our team is about finding and recognizing members in the community with inspiring blogs in health and fitness genre .... can you share some creative thoughts on ways to reach members who are not participating ... and give a stir? <BR> <BR> Example ... when cooking or baking something, if not stirred ...things will settle to the bottom. <BR> <BR> Sun, 26 Mar 2017 11:09:55 EST Popular Blogs: July back thru March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x68122x66444427 <em>227</em> ANNOUNCEMENT Page for Those Who were featured this month... Popular blogs .... Please do not comment so this can stay on top. <BR> <BR> These are the members our team supported .... and You helped recognize one who had an inspirational message in the category of health and fitness. ... thanks for all who participated, either by bringing a blog to our team to read or those who commented and "liked" .... Each contributes to the success of the team and the one featured ... <... Fri, 17 Mar 2017 10:38:13 EST Healthy Lifestyle Tips http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32106x68122x66395825 Had to remove the Bonus Points thread since they went away. <BR> <BR> So .......we will see if you like having a Question of the day ....I will start .... <BR> <BR> Question .... <BR> What is a favorite movie you like or love ... (new or old) ... <em>38</em> <BR> <BR> A classic favorite of mine (and DH is Lilies of the Fields ... with Sidney Poitier ... <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/d956b7c7-39d6-4259-834f-1ee14efbe91d.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Thu, 9 Mar 2017 15:51:15 EST -Pirate Speech 101- http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32106x68122x66185740 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/d77410ca-0ea3-4c3f-b53a-83777db3c4a3.jpg"> <BR> <BR> -To Walk Like a Pirate ...We Need to Talk Like A Pirate! .. Right Mates? ... <BR> Here are some common terms known ... <BR> <BR> AHOY! ....... Hello! <BR> Ahoy, me hearties! .... (hello my friends) <BR> All hands hoay! ... (all hands on deck!) <BR> AVASTE! .......Hey! or Stop that! <BR> AVASTE ye .......(stop and check it out or Pay Attention!) <BR> Arrrr ........ I agree .....Happy! <BR... Tue, 7 Feb 2017 16:54:11 EST Hello! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x68122x66174957 Thank you for the invite! I'm so happy to be here :) Mon, 6 Feb 2017 09:04:59 EST -TT Mission Statement http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x68122x66139669 <em>227</em> DO NOT Hit Reply Button to comment here so the Statement will stay on top. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/d3fb73d0-d6cc-44b2-9e55-bd30b8d59e75.jpg"> <BR> <BR> December 31, 2016 <BR> The VISION for this team is to search for MOTIVATIONAL or INSPIRATIONAL blogs by Spark members in the Community. Often you find a good blog that Motivates you and desire to share. .. Many a great blog has been written but not recognized and our Mission for 2017 is t... Wed, 1 Feb 2017 09:46:32 EST -My Fitness Time Today- http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32103x68122x66105903 This is a place we can record or journal our Fitness time .... ex: 30 min walk .... <BR> Sometimes it helps to record .... <em>311</em> Fri, 27 Jan 2017 13:05:46 EST -Hot Topics! & General http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32102x68122x66050702 Ah! .... With patience and persistence .... We have a title THE PIRATE'S BOOTY ........ Thanks to our NILLAPEPSI ...... for this idea. She said ....... We can share things here like ..... "things we could not do before ....... like: Not being able to walk to the mailbox but not doing a 2K race! ........ Things like that! ......I always say, "Everyone of has a story." ...... This is the place we can all share. <em>321</em> Thu, 19 Jan 2017 22:34:14 EST Please Read Before Posting Blogs http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x68122x66050437 STOP ....Please do Not Reply ...This is a guide for finding blogs. Thanks! <BR> <BR> GUIDELINES to follow when searching for blogs .... <BR> <BR> CONTENT: <BR> 1. Inspiring or Motivating... <BR> <BR> CATEGORY: <BR> 1. Health or fitness related ... <BR> <BR> **NOTE: We do NOT choose blogs that are already featured OR from members who are frequently featured by Sparks or one who receives Popular blogs often. <BR> <BR> Here is an example of one Our team found and brought to "Hav... Thu, 19 Jan 2017 21:49:53 EST -Meals To Live For- http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32103x68122x66049278 There Are SO Many Super Foods .... that help us Live Well .... <em>551</em> <BR> This is where you can share a meal you may have prepared .... Health minded and rich in nutrition ..... Please share as these may spark your fellow team mate ... <BR> <BR> KALE ... "The Nutrient Powerhouse" ... <BR> Kale Profile: Kale is loaded with Vitamin A ...1 cup cooked yields 354.1 % of an adult's daily recommended allowance of the nutrient. .... Kale is 'power-packed' with dozens of vitamins, many mi... Thu, 19 Jan 2017 19:06:50 EST New Perspective on and Old Topic http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x68122x66041866 Here's the URL for Narniarose's blog about Willpower: <BR> <BR> http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public<BR>_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6299997 <BR> <BR> Reading this post will give you a lot to think about as well provide motivation for you! Wed, 18 Jan 2017 19:31:13 EST Your Time and Weather http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x68122x66031111 Go ahead and reply ... even if it is months away. <em>410</em> Tue, 17 Jan 2017 10:46:54 EST -TT Hall Of Fame- http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x68122x66030487 Ahoy! This is captain 52BINCE along with our other captains with a breakthrough regarding treasures that have been discovered through your diving....Sparks now has new featured blogs than ever before. .. Keep up the good work and happy treasure hunting. Remember blogs that we look for are ones that center around health n fitness achievements. <BR> <BR> -Save for now-Announcements i.e. Popular blogs of team mates will go here. To add later. <BR> Thanks. <BR> <BR> In the next block, Captai... Tue, 17 Jan 2017 09:41:17 EST Pirate Challenge!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32103x68122x66016107 - Sun, 15 Jan 2017 15:25:37 EST Week 3 We are off to Mazatlan, Mexico http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32106x68122x66012305 Mazatlan, Mexico is 2847 nautical miles from Belize. We will have to travel through the Panama Canal to get there. It will take 57 golden nuggets to get us to Mazatlan. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/76065957-5947-42d3-8d41-76bc9ce92b94.png"> <BR> <BR> Mazatlan is known for its golden beaches and is home to many statues. One that will catch your eye is called Continuity of Life Fountain. It depicts a naked man and woman poised on a snail shell which is the aztec... Sun, 15 Jan 2017 03:10:42 EST Pirates in the Spotlight http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x68122x65973268 Ahoy me hearties! This be one of your Captains speaking. Ever so often we have a crew member that we want to shine the spotlight on. It might just be to walk the plank who knows. So each week we will announce who that pirate be and tell you a little bit about them. Now mateys, don't go throwin' them overboard just cuz they in the spotlight. They could just be there cuz we didn't have anyone throw in the brig or make walk th' plank dat week. Mon, 9 Jan 2017 23:23:34 EST -Team Mission Statement- http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32106x68122x65968700 <em>303</em> DO NOT post responsd here ....... Any responses go in Ship chatter at top. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/740ac34d-4f6a-4525-9170-c6583552102a.jpg"> <BR> <BR> December 31, 2016 <BR> The VISION for this team is to search for MOTIVATIONAL or INSPIRATIONAL blogs by fellow Spark members in the Community. Often you find a good blog that Motivates you and desire to share. .. Many a great blog has been written but not recognized and our Mlssion for 2... Mon, 9 Jan 2017 11:04:31 EST The Captain's HOW-TO Guidebook at Sea http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32106x68122x65968534 <em>303</em> ........This Thread is a Guidebook of HOW's .. <em>227</em> .. Please post comments (if you have in the ship mate chatter thread so this can be easily accessed as needed. <BR> ......... <BR> Mon, 9 Jan 2017 10:49:47 EST Captain's Log http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32106x68122x65968483 This thread will be used as a daily journal marking our progress from the Captains. If you have any questions about what one of the Captains have posted in this thread, please post them in the 'Shipmates Chatter' thread. Thank you! Mon, 9 Jan 2017 10:44:08 EST Week 2 Raise the anchor we set sail for Belize! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32106x68122x65958617 Belize is 1119 nautical miles from Aruba. We will need to find 23 gold nuggets to make port before the end of the week. Belize houses 2 wildlife sanctuaries. The Crooked Tree Wildlife Sanctuary which is 300 years old and home to many rare species. Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary was founded in 1980's to protect the endangered species and is home to the many many jaguars. Of course we will need to go to Ambergis Caye while we are there and zipline through the jungle, explore caves and then ... Sun, 8 Jan 2017 05:04:05 EST We need help!! It is spotify time! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x68122x65950471 We need help!! Help us to get to know ye matey! This is not mandatory. We jest thought it would be nice to get to know one another a little better. So, if ye be of a like mind please copy and paste the rest of this here message and add your imformation to it. <BR> <BR> Name you would like us to call you by: <BR> Where are you from: <BR> When is your birthday (shhhh! the year be not important): <BR> Your anniversary: <BR> Your spark-a-versary: <BR> Family: <BR> What do ye do fer fun? hobbies... Fri, 6 Jan 2017 23:33:58 EST ARRRGH!! And jest what are ye thankful for today? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32103x68122x65943103 ARRRRGH! Mateys this be a place fer us to get together and talk about what we be thankful fer. The idea is to try to post something ye be thankful fer each day. Thu, 5 Jan 2017 22:46:28 EST Shady Cove Bulletin http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32106x68122x65940860 Thursday: <BR> Crewmates I see so many fine and interesting blogs written by you! <BR> But are you using the number 1 Most Efficient Way to market your blog for best results?..... I learned long ago not to depend on the friend feed alone thinking my friends will see that I just wrote a blog because quite frankly they do not .... <BR> There is a better way . <BR> It is simple . <BR> And Sparks provided the tool . <BR> Once you finish your blog you see the green link at the bottom that sa... Thu, 5 Jan 2017 16:43:53 EST Team Badges http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32106x68122x65935809 Okay here are a couple of ideas for team badges. Let me know if you like one or the other or just have another idea. <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/8b67c9dd-94dd-4b38-88d3-be6cdc38a333.png"> <BR> and here is the other one <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/f3db2175-c4ce-4f6f-8403-e762a547d1b6.png"> <BR> These are just for fun. You can put them in a blog or on your sparkpage. It is really up to you. But let me know your thoughts Thu, 5 Jan 2017 00:34:48 EST -Bonus Points- http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32106x68122x65934257 <em>104</em> 20 Bonus points today!.... Wed, 4 Jan 2017 20:26:16 EST -Ship Mates Chat Room http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32106x68122x65933748 Thanks for your patience crew as we needed to make some ship renovations and move things where they best fit and you can find much easier. Please carry on .... and let's break out a barrel of laughs and a bottle of rum and let the fun begin!! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/06697adb-da6c-42ae-a0ff-7b8432811fd3.jpg"> <BR> <BR> How do you like this picture of 1CRAZYDOG? .... <em>221</em> <BR> <BR> Wed, 4 Jan 2017 19:10:20 EST The Captains Catch Now Closed http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x68122x65930506 Just read TWO blogs that inspired me ... <em>529</em> ..1st story: . Read how she listens to her bodies 'craving' in a good way! ......... Turn around story marching right back into the path of success! Take a listen! .. <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_jo<BR>urnal_individual.asp?blog_id=6291068 </link> <BR> <BR> Love it when we find Those Golden Nuggets right here with our Ship-mates! ..On board the Friend-Ship! ....... Didn't even have to sail out to sea and fight... Wed, 4 Jan 2017 10:37:11 EST Sparkpoints http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32102x68122x65925758 I set a goal today to achieve 30 spark points per day. Not only tracking food and exercise, but also offering encouragement to others. Tue, 3 Jan 2017 19:14:07 EST Week 1 Setting sail for Aruba!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32106x68122x65917710 Today we are embarking on our maiden voyage. We will be sailing from Port of Miami to Kralendijk, Aruba. It will take us about 3 days depending on the weather and the cooperation of the sea. Once we dock in Aruba we will have about 4 days to explore and find buried treasure. Each week we will have a new badge you can put on your sparkpage if you like for those that participated and found a hidden treasure that week. Please feel free to post any fun facts or pictures you have of our destinatio... Mon, 2 Jan 2017 19:28:51 EST Our Journey http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32106x68122x65916439 As we embark on our most important journey we will be sailing to many ports of call. Once we arrive in port we will have a few days to search for that buried treasure before we get underway again. We will be setting sail from sunny Miami, Florida. Please feel free to comment and post pictures under each leg of the journey. Mon, 2 Jan 2017 16:08:51 EST A Laugh a Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32102x68122x65909414 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/203070ae-14ae-47e4-ac4a-791beb023df3.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Seems like we're havin a problem with rats! ...(Means Cap'n will be cookin again! Sun, 1 Jan 2017 19:49:12 EST Bragging On Our Shipmate! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32106x68122x65907192 This is where we can all come together and brag on one of our shipmates and help celebrate success or something newsworthy! <BR> Today I choose Amy our new member as she has just lost 5 pounds and is new to our Spark world!...... Amy also wrote her first blog post today so it is clear to see Amy, you are on your way to success for 2017!....... <em>242</em> Sun, 1 Jan 2017 14:13:03 EST Share Your Vita-Nugget For Success http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x68122x65906238 Many Coins add up to a rich Treasure House. . No one thing but a Gold Nugget here and there makes up a Fortune ....Of which supports our successful journey across the Seas ... <BR> <BR> Mine for Jan 1 is: <BR> Keep your water bottle or themos WITH you .....wherever you go! <BR> Start drinking EARLY on your daily voyage and don' wait til close to Bed time. <BR> You need your rest then. Drink up and sleep well Mates!..... <em>102</em> Sun, 1 Jan 2017 12:08:35 EST -Todays Word of Inspiration- http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32103x68122x65905505 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/bafacbb5-b14e-406d-83ad-a768ce33db04.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Flexibility this year by doing more stretches! .... <em>20</em> And you? Sun, 1 Jan 2017 10:24:50 EST Golden Rule Mission Statement http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x68122x65903631 The Mission of this team is to search for motivational or inspirational blogs by fellow Spark members. Often you find a good blog but only a few posts .... some are new, but unfortunately many a great blog has been written but not recognized. We are in search of buried treasure...Would love to give everyone a boost and shine the spotlight on blogs that will inspire others. <BR> PLEASE NOTE: We are not the Community support team. We are not sharing links to try to motivate someone who "needs... Sun, 1 Jan 2017 01:51:23 EST Let's Give This Person a Post! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x68122x65903147 <link>www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_jo<BR>urnal_individual.asp?blog_id=6288231 </link> <BR> <BR> She is fairly new and is hopeful for the New Year! .... <em>215</em> <em>321</em> Sun, 1 Jan 2017 00:28:26 EST Thread Closed http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32103x68122x65902265 ........ Sat, 31 Dec 2016 21:30:41 EST PARTY ROOM IS CLOSED http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32102x68122x65902255 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/13a2add2-6ebb-47a1-b629-6480be88293f.jpg"> <BR> <BR> -Watch out for those wiggly and squiggly things under the sea! ..... <em>583</em> Sat, 31 Dec 2016 21:29:49 EST TT Examples of Blogs http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x68122x65901780 <em>303</em> Do Not Post or reply. These are examples of blogs we search for .... Inspiring, or motivational in the category of health and fitness. Put here to help everyone get an idea ... <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_jo<BR>urnal_individual.asp?blog_id=6334850 </link> Sat, 31 Dec 2016 20:11:37 EST Know Someone Having a Birthday? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x68122x65901765 <em>383</em> ...Especially if you sail upon someone who is having a Birthday ...But you don't see any balloons or posts ........ We WILL make sure they get some Birthday wishes! <em>410</em> Sat, 31 Dec 2016 20:08:28 EST -Share Something About Yourself- http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x68122x65901640 <em>524</em> <BR> New members coming aboard .....Please tell us something about yourselves. .... <BR> Look forward to getting acquainted... Sat, 31 Dec 2016 19:45:22 EST -How To Share a Blog - http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x68122x65901603 PLEASE DO NOT REPLY HERE SO IT WILL STAY ON TOP....! THANK YOU! <BR> <BR> At Bottom of Person's Blog <BR> Click on Green Share this Post with others. <BR> In the middle ... Click on Get link. <BR> in box you see: http://wwwsparkpeopl---- <BR> Take Mouse in this box and click to highlight. <BR> Now RIGHT Click/Copy <BR> <BR> Go Back to team where you want it. <BR> HIT REPLY Above the box you would post in. <BR> Inside the box where you post ......You see ADD A LINK <BR> (third box ... Sat, 31 Dec 2016 19:36:16 EST