Just for Fun

The savvy, charming and hilarious members of ActiveRain like to let their hair down and have a little fun. Topics take on a whole new life when the creative minds of AR author fun posts. Wordless Wednesdays are a big contributor of this topic along with other posts written for fun. With each of our members' clever wit behind these blog posts, there should definitely be something for everyone to delight in.

Take a moment out from the daily grind to get lost in these entertaining pieces. If you have a funny story or photo you'd like to share with the wonderful world of AR, please do. Just for Fun posts are a great avenue to expressing yourself and sharing your funny bone.

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By Sheri Sperry - MCNE®, (928) 274-7355 ~ YOUR Solutions REALTOR®
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
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How Long Do You Think It Will Take To Sell This Bed & Breakfast?Nothing like a puppet to give you the willies!Michael Buckley As a Coldwell Banker Sedona Arizona REALTOR®, my primary goal is to help my customers obtain their dreams, as well as satisfy their financial goals and objectives through ...

By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
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Happy Birthday Sharon Tara!  Please join me in wishing Sharon Tara a very Happy Birthday. Sharon and I became virtual friends here on ActiveRain many years ago.  As Home Stagers, we bonded over the “what would you do” kinds of questions. If you’ve read any of her posts then you know that Sharon i...

By Melissa Jackson, REALTOR® Matching Buyers & Sellers
(United Country Real Estate FW)
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3 Brands I Must Have Once again it's near the end of the month and I'm sitting here writing my entry for the March Challenge on Active Rain.  Following are three of my favorite items. Must haves for my household.  Brand loyalty, does it make a difference?   Yes.  Ever visited a store and not find...

By Sybil Campbell, REALTOR® ABR, SFR, SRES Williamsburg, Virginia
(Long and Foster REALTORS® 5234 Monticello Ave Williamsburg, Virginia)
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One of the things I have discovered since I married Walt is that he has a green thumb.   When we combined households he contributed several potted flowers and plants.    One of the flowers he brought was this lovely Amaryllis   I love the bright red blooms and the lovely green foliage.   Walt and...

By Wayne Martin, Real Estate Broker
(Wayne M Martin)
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Trivia question answers for Wednesday March 29, 20171. Sauerbraten is a specialty beef dish that originated in what country? Germany 2. Who built the world's first free-standing geodesic dome in 1949? Buckminster Fuller 3. Who wrote the "1812 Overture"? Tchaikovsky 4. What  aquatic reptile can ho...

By Lise Howe, Assoc. Broker and Attorney Licensed in DC, MD, VA,
(Long and Foster)
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April Fool's Day is nearly upon us but there are very few really good - and harmless - pranks these days.  So, I reached back into the history books to find this very clever hoax to share with you. In 1957 spaghetti was not the well known food staple that it is today particularly in the United Ki...

By Wayne Martin, Real Estate Broker
(Wayne M Martin)
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Everyone has different opinions and experiences with various products over the years. For me, the following three have worked well!First is AT&T wireless service. It has worked for me in various markets at a competitive rate. Over the years have had other providers who could not offer the same le...

By Debbie Walsh, Hudson Valley NY Real Estate 845.283-3036
(Shahar Management)
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Photos by Debra Walsh, Copyright © 2015 Debra Walsh. All Rights Reserved. These photos may not be reproduced, used or transmitted without the express, written permission of Debra Walsh of Keller Williams Realty in Highland Mills, New York. If you would like to use an image please contact me dire...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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Leland “Lou” Diamond was born in Bedford, Ohio back in 1890 to Herbert and Mima.  I don’t have much of anything about his upbringing however that is not important to the rest of the story, so here we go.He enlisted in the United States Marine Corp in 1917 at the age of 27.  His assigned service n...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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Abel Buell was born in Killingworth, Connecticut back in 1742. Sorry I don’t have any information about his upbringing however, I do believe you’ll enjoy the rest of the story. He apprenticed with a goldsmith and by the age of 19 he was financially secure.He gained notoriety as a counterfeiter by...

By Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ
(Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty)
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Gayle Rich-Boxman Fishhawk Lake Real Estate "Writing goals down is one sure way to move ahead in accomplishing them more readily as well."Right on target - and - re-blog! Eliminate "Should" From Your Vocabulary! Should has a connotation that is frought with negativity. A guilt-ridden word, if you...

By Michelle Carr-Crowe-Top 1% Diamond Certified Real Estate Team Sells Cupertino San Jose Homes-Just Call 408-252-8900, Family Helping Families Buy & Sell Homes 40+ Years
(Get Results Team...Just Call (408) 252-8900!)
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"Either You Run The Day, Or The Day Runs You" Quote From Jim Rohnby Silicon Valley REALTOR Michelle Carr CroweWith the week winding down, it seemed only right to share a quote meant to inspire others to take control of their day. Everything you do, feel, think, or say today will impact how tomorr...

By Brian England, MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ
(Arizona Focus Realty)
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Photographic Art from Trish near Gilbert, AZ Click Here to request your FREE Relocation Guide!!! For all of your East Valley AZ Real Estate needs visit RealEstateinEastValleyAZ Do you like it?  Do you know what it is?  Feel free to make a guess and I will reveal the truth about what it is tomorro...

By Sharon Tara, New Hampshire Home Stager
(Sharon Tara Transformations)
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Wordless Wednesday - Happy First Birthday Henry!!!! Hard to believe it's been a year already since grandbaby #5 was born.He is such a good baby and such a blessing to our family.We couldn't be any prouder and we certainly couldn't love him more! Here's a look at Henry's first 12 months....  Happy...

By Wayne Martin, Real Estate Broker
(Wayne M Martin)
Comments 24
Trivia question answers for Sunday April 23, 20171. Ronald Reagan made headlines in 1980 for claiming that 80 percent of air pollution comes from what? Trees2. What sport's lingo uses the term "Pickle"? Baseball3. The name of what household product stands for "water displacement, formulation suce...

By Marla Yost, The Marla Yost Team
(Marla Yost Team- Keller Williams Realty)
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Great Getaways Ceder Hill-1517 W. FM 1382 Really fun place to be! Joe Pool Lake- 3401 Ragland RdHuge lake with many attractions and activities to do. Cleburne State Park- 5800 Park Rd 21Well Up kept. Glen Rose-1629 Park RdFossilized dinosaur footprints along river. Garland-5556 Locust Grove RdPer...

By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
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Wordless Wednesday- Colorful but Noisy The area I live in was formerly farmland and home to many peacocks.  When the land was developed, the peacocks stayed, and we gladly welcome them. However…It is mating season and oh my gosh...the noise they make. I don’t mind if the peacock wants to strut hi...

By Sheri Sperry - MCNE®, (928) 274-7355 ~ YOUR Solutions REALTOR®
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
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But In The Fountain!  Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.  ~ Lao TzuMy little pumpkin Tristan (15 mo.) - He loves water! ABOUT ME: “Many buyers and sellers are skeptical about salespeople. So am I! But, I am not a typical salesperson. I put myself in your sho...

By Dorie Dillard, Serving Buyers & Sellers in NW Austin Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ 512.346.1799)
Comments 23
What a busy week-end! Negotiating an offer on a listing, 2 listing appointments, a great Earth Day Mulch-A-Thon in Canyon Creek early Saturday morning, exceptional dinner Saturday night with good friends, two good open houses and trying to come to terms on repairs for a listing...... somehow it g...

By Kat Palmiotti, The House Kat
(Grand Lux Realty, 914-419-0270, kat@thehousekat.com)
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I grew up firm in the knowledge that camping meant spending a week in a tent with family. The tent in my memory was a relatively large brown canvas contraption. When it rained, we were told not to touch the top of the tent, and of course we couldn't help but do exactly that. So we spent many rain...