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iJake July 31st, 2015 3:41pm

SOH Two Truths and a Lie: In the comments, post two true statements about yourself and one false statement. Others will guess which of the statements is false, and then you answer them.

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08/04/15 2:11 pm

My dad is a storm chaser

Two members of my family survived cancer

I am going to be in the Winter Olympics for skiing

08/04/15 2:12 pm

Which one is the lie???

Brilliant10 Ioway
08/04/15 7:43 am

1.My birthday is tomorrow
2.I'm currently holding a 2 week old puppy
3.One of my dog's first names is Dregon

andrewmac Paris
08/03/15 5:18 pm

My birthday was on the recent blue moon
My favorite soccer team is the LA Galaxy
I've lived on both coasts of the U.S.

Vayl Reason over common sense
08/02/15 10:14 am

1. My brother died of condition in his brain when he was a teenager
2. My father cancelled a date with Paula Abdul before she was famous
3. I was homeschooled throughout all of middle school

alynn Somewhere wonderful
08/03/15 3:20 pm

Hmm...I'll guess that #3 is the lie. Maybe different years than middle school?

Vayl Reason over common sense
08/03/15 5:31 pm

#1 is the lie. It was my cousin who died when he was a teenager, not my brother.

08/02/15 7:47 am

Ready for a hard one
1. I believe in God
2. Ive never skied
3. I play lots of video games

08/06/15 10:07 am

Nop 3# is a lie I've never played a video game in my life

FlipFlopGirl Sic semper tyrannis
08/01/15 4:14 pm

Athletics based:

1) I once got 15" in the V Sit in Reach
2) I used to be able to do 67 sit ups in a minute
3) I cheered at the Pro Bowl half time show in HS.

FlipFlopGirl Sic semper tyrannis
08/02/15 9:51 am

Nope. 3 was the lie. I was invited to cheer but never went. The cheer camp I went to every summer selected Juniors and Seniors to go.

I was in great shape in HS.

apk Louisiana
08/01/15 8:26 am

1. I suck my thumb
2. I've ridden in the back of a police car
3. I smoke weed

apk Louisiana
08/01/15 12:06 pm

Nope lol I still do suck my thumb

apk Louisiana
08/01/15 9:05 pm

Nope. The lie is #3. I don't smoke weed.

jlong105 Indiana
08/01/15 6:29 am

1. I have met Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bruce Willis, and Romany Malco.

2. I can be seen as an extra in Live Free or Die Hard.

3. I graduated from college in 2014.

iJake Colorado
08/01/15 8:03 am

2 is the lie?

jlong105 Indiana
08/06/15 5:46 am

Number 2 is the lie. I met the celebrities during USO tours in Iraq and Kyrgyzstan. And I was about 15 years later than I should have been getting my degree.

firefly5 the verse
07/31/15 10:00 pm

1. I've moved more times than the number of letters in my full name.

2. I'm unable to donate blood because of a risk of Mad Cow.

3. I never applied to college.

firefly5 the verse
07/31/15 10:00 pm

Clarification on #3: for undergrad

AmericanWolf For the Benefit of All
07/31/15 10:23 pm

I want to say two but it sounds crazy enough to be possible...

Still going with two.

firefly5 the verse
08/01/15 9:28 am

I've moved 34 times, but my whole name has 36 letters. It's getting close!

I lived in England post-1982 for more than six months, which makes me unable to donate blood due to possibilities of Mad Cow.

I never applied to undergrad schools.

alynn Somewhere wonderful
08/03/15 3:23 pm

#3, I is #3 a lie, given your level of education?

alynn Somewhere wonderful
08/03/15 3:24 pm

Clearly my brain is not working (I'm on meds). How is #3 true?

firefly5 the verse
08/03/15 3:39 pm

I showed up at the school I ended up attending for undergrad for a tour because they offered me a free meal (which was something I badly needed at the time). After the your, they told me that if I'd sign a letter, they would gladly admit me.

firefly5 the verse
08/03/15 3:43 pm

I never applied anywhere until grad school.

alynn Somewhere wonderful
08/03/15 3:47 pm

Now THAT is a very cool story. ☺

AmericanWolf For the Benefit of All
07/31/15 9:12 pm

1. I have eaten dinner with a world leader on multiple occasions
2. I have been removed as a legitimate security risk at an airport
3. I used to live among wolves (at a wildlife sanctuary)

Which one's the lie?

AmericanWolf For the Benefit of All
08/01/15 1:13 pm

Yeah, though I visit often and I have friends who do live there. Actually have a wolf named after me.

08/01/15 1:23 pm

Why were you a security risk at an airport? Lol

AmericanWolf For the Benefit of All
08/01/15 1:58 pm

I had just been out camping the week before and used the same bag, but forgot to unpack completely. When they put my bag on the conveyor belt, the security guys noticed there was a HUGE FREAKING KNIFE in my bag.

I no longer have that knife. :/

AmericanWolf For the Benefit of All
08/01/15 2:07 pm

I had no idea it was in there, so when I got pulled aside with a bunch of security guards, I was confused.

Security: Do you know what we found in your bag?
Me: Um... my laptop?
Security: Guess again.

And then I found out I wasn't making my flight.

08/01/15 5:44 pm

That's pretty awesome, lol.

A similar thing happened to my brother, only at an amusement park. He forgot he had a pocket knife on him. They weren't too happy with him.

lethalsunshine hickory, nc
07/31/15 8:45 pm

1) my great grandmas were secretly gay and adopted a child(my grandma) in 1931
2) I am related to john Quincy Adams
3) I was accepted with a small scholarship to the Charlotte art institute at 18 for a drawing I did in 7th grade (I can't draw well)

AmericanWolf For the Benefit of All
07/31/15 9:13 pm

The second one is the least specific so I'm going to guess that one.

firefly5 the verse
08/01/15 9:29 am

2. You're related to Alexander Hamilton.

Casper Deep inthe Heart ofTexas
07/31/15 7:00 pm

1. Governor Ann Richards invited me to the governors mansion
2. I served time for loitering
3. I worked for the Japanese Social Security.

Casper Deep inthe Heart ofTexas
07/31/15 8:48 pm

I'm actually proud of being arrested for doing nothing. That's a lot better than doing something bad.

07/31/15 3:55 pm

1. I know how to artificially inseminate a cow.
2. I studied both construction and business.
3. I can do complicated math in my head.

08/01/15 9:21 am

Nope. I took construction and business classes at the same time.

I would be building a picnic table in one class and then have to change clothes between classes so I could give a presentation in the next one.

08/06/15 5:30 am

Nope, lol.

I work on a dairy farm. They hold AI schools regularly, so I participated and got my AI certification. ;)

3 is the lie. Cannot even do simple math in my head. 😩

steelcity Pittsburgh
07/31/15 3:00 pm

I play the trumpet.
I have 9 siblings.
I hate coconut.

benjett Arkansas
07/31/15 4:02 pm

I hope #2 is the lie LOL

Casper Deep inthe Heart ofTexas
07/31/15 4:54 pm

Nobody hates coconuts.
That's too weird to be true.

steelcity Pittsburgh
07/31/15 6:53 pm

Number 1 is the lie. I play the cello.

Parents divorced and remarried. Children everywhere. Then adopted more.

I hate coconut. Coconuts are ok, but I don't want to eat them.

Independent101 Be For America
07/31/15 2:45 pm

1. I love football
2. Im male
3. Im white

Odysseus We All Need A Fantasy
07/31/15 2:20 pm

1) I was engaged to a Playboy Bunny.
2) I was a professional tennis instructor.
3) I have had a loaded gun pointed at me and a knife pulled on me.

iJake Colorado
07/31/15 2:41 pm

tennis is the lie?

07/31/15 7:04 pm

If 1 and 2 are correct than you lived a pretty awesome life.

Odysseus We All Need A Fantasy
08/01/15 4:27 am

I did ask a Playboy Bunny for a date but she shot me down.

08/01/15 5:49 am

So 1 is the lie. The tennis thing is still pretty awesome.

Odysseus We All Need A Fantasy
08/01/15 6:05 am

The tennis instructor job sounds better than it really is. A lot of spoiled brats and big egos to deal with.

08/01/15 6:09 am

Occupational hazard. That's a given when you work with tennis players haha.

Tesla Florida
07/31/15 2:08 pm

1. I am related to Nikola Tesla (hence my name)

2. My uncle was crushed by a boulder.

3. My grandfather outclassed every other person on his Navy ship during WW2.

TheParthian Omaha, NE
07/31/15 2:07 pm

1. There was a tv show titled with the same name as me
2. I've moved all around the country
3. I own a golf cart

TheParthian Omaha, NE
07/31/15 2:12 pm

I'll give answer around 6 pm CST

TheParthian Omaha, NE
07/31/15 6:12 pm

2 is the lie

07/31/15 2:04 pm

1. I have stayed at Atlantis in the Bahamas.
2. I had a near death experience.
3. I have eaten escargot and enjoyed it.

AmericanWolf For the Benefit of All
07/31/15 9:15 pm

If three isn't a lie, what's it like? Because I could never bring myself to try it.

08/01/15 7:27 pm

The flavor and texture is similar to a sautéed mushroom. It's delicious.

benjett Arkansas
07/31/15 1:30 pm

1) I went to college with an American Idol winner
2) I used to work for the NSA
3) I've seen the president in person

benjett Arkansas
07/31/15 4:00 pm

Drumroll please......
#3 is the lie

RedDye40 Way Over Yonder
07/31/15 12:59 pm

1. I have 4 children (oldest is 20, youngest is 6)
2. I'm a natural blonde.
3. I've lived in Atlanta (metro) my entire life.

RedDye40 Way Over Yonder
07/31/15 1:35 pm

Nope. πŸ˜ƒ
I have lived all over metro Atlanta, but haven't lived outside the area.

RedDye40 Way Over Yonder
07/31/15 3:29 pm

Nope! I'm naturally blonde (just a shade darker than in my photo).

My lie was about my kids - I only have 3. They are 19, 7, and 6. β˜ΊοΈπŸ˜ƒ

TopsQueen Oregon Coast
07/31/15 12:52 pm

1. I used to be disabled.
2. My husband and I have season tickets for Oregon State football.
3. I have an associates degree in human services.

07/31/15 12:42 pm

1. I am a black belt in karate
2. I am a big Chicago Cubs fan
3. I love sweet tea

08/05/15 8:19 am

Sorry guys I forgot to come back and say which one was the lie, it was 3 haha

ihearttoxie Holy Jupitershit
07/31/15 12:39 pm

1. I've never smoked weed.
2. I can play the French horn.
3. Ben Affleck is my favorite actor.

iMatter2 I Used to Love H.E.R.
07/31/15 6:58 pm

I don't think he's a good actor and haven't met anyone who thinks otherwise hehe

DankZane Visus Per Mentem
07/31/15 11:46 am

1. I have a bachelors degree in biology
2. I drive an Acura
3. I'm high right now

07/31/15 11:54 am

Because I can read and understand your comment I'm gonna say #3 is the lie.

07/31/15 11:45 am

1. Ariana Grande went to my high school.

2. I've shaken Rick Santorum's hand and he has a weak handshake.

3.I got a substitute teacher fired.

07/31/15 1:03 pm

It's 1, Ariana Grande went to school 50 miles south of where I live

07/31/15 3:40 pm

It's a really long story.
It was senior year and my friends and I played a game of CAH with the substitute at a coffee bar. At the end of the game he realizes how young we are and tells us that he is a sub. However he substitutes at a different HS.

07/31/15 3:41 pm

Fast forward and were near the end of the school year. It's last period and I share this class with most of my friends who met the sub at a coffee shop. We get into class and he is our substitute. We all stay after class to chat w/ him because he is

07/31/15 3:42 pm

Cool. When we all get up to leave he locks the classroom door and realizes that he is still wearing the main teacher's sweater. Instead of going back in he tells us that he is just going to keep it. We all laugh and head our separate ways. The next

07/31/15 3:43 pm

day our teacher realizes her sweater is missing, and we tell her that he took it. She calls the principal, the sub comes in the next day with a dirty sweater and leaves with a pink slip.

dessy Indiana cornfield
07/31/15 11:34 am

I have a very nice car.
I don't like Mexican food.
I love smoothies.

TopsQueen Oregon Coast
07/31/15 12:54 pm

I'll go with Alice. She's very smart.

dessy Indiana cornfield
07/31/15 1:06 pm

Actually I do have a nice car. A nice jaguar given to me by my grandparents. The Mexican food is the lie here.

SouthernLaw Old North State
07/31/15 10:21 am

1. NFL Hall of Fame former Redskins coach Joe Gibbs was my youth football coach.
2. I am an all-american football and lacrosse player.
3. I met my favorite NFL team's quarterback, Cam Newton, at invitation only football camp in Charlotte last year.

alynn Somewhere wonderful
07/31/15 10:34 am

No way!! I hope all of them are true. How awesome!! (I'm a Skins fan)

iJake Colorado
07/31/15 10:36 am

I'm just guessing football and lacrosse might not mix...

ronderman North Carolina
07/31/15 10:57 am

He is from NC and in law. That means that he went to law school at UNC and everyone knows that they have an incredible lacrosse program. Therefore, that's true. Since he is Nc, it's natural that he'd like the panthers. I vote Joe Gibbs as the lie.

FATSHADOW Cyborg Gorilla
07/31/15 11:33 am

Football and lacrosse mix. Me and a dozen other football players were brought over when our township started a lacrosse program. I only played one year bc the age max was 10th grade but most of the midget level kids started playing both.

SouthernLaw Old North State
07/31/15 11:37 am

Number 3 is the lie! I have never met Cam Newton.

SouthernLaw Old North State
07/31/15 1:57 pm

I am actually in high school, I would love to go to chapel hill though, even though I have good enough grades to go somewhere like duke

ronderman North Carolina
07/31/15 3:01 pm

I'm a state grad, but for law, duke and UNC are the place to go. I would advise not to overlook UNC or even Wake. Both are great for prelaw. Duke will cost too much and will take you much longer to pay off loans. If you can get a scholarship, go

SouthernLaw Old North State
07/31/15 7:33 pm

I am actually more into the medical field.

SouthernLaw Old North State
07/31/15 7:34 pm

Thanks for the advice rondermanπŸ‘ŒπŸΌ

ronderman North Carolina
07/31/15 7:35 pm

My wife is a physician and I have advice for that too if you want:). I actually have experience with that.

SticksandStones Stop fearmongering
07/31/15 10:11 am

1. I support the Justice Party.
2. I'm deathly afraid of domestic birds.
3. I have size 15 feet.

SouthernLaw Old North State
07/31/15 10:24 am

Youre deathly afraid of domestic birds is the lie.

07/31/15 10:07 am

1. I once was hit with a snowball in the mouth

2. I like kayaking

3. I was accepted into 2 colleges that claimed to need my ACT scores before I had actually taken the ACT

SouthernLaw Old North State
07/31/15 10:24 am

Number 1 maybe, since you live in CA.

07/31/15 10:46 am

3 is false (1 did, 1 didn't need it due to my high school GPA)

07/31/15 11:00 am

Well Matt, you must understand we know you are brilliant so number three made sense to me. 😊

07/31/15 11:25 am

Brilliant? Nah. Average probably

suppressedID Happy Year of Tiger
07/31/15 9:45 am

1. I have traveled to Switzerland.
2. I have traveled to India.
3. I have traveled to Vietnam.

07/31/15 9:45 am

Switzerland is the lie?

TopsQueen Oregon Coast
07/31/15 12:56 pm

3. Unless you were in the service, if so thank you

Odysseus We All Need A Fantasy
07/31/15 2:45 pm

I'll say you haven't made it to India.....yet.

07/31/15 9:45 am

1: I once accidentally pushed my best friend in the mouth of a hippopotamus.
2: I've never lost a fight.
3: I've thrown a frisbee across the grand canyon.

alynn Somewhere wonderful
07/31/15 9:58 am

Ok...if #1 is true, I want to hear the story!

07/31/15 10:11 am

Ok, I want the story on one too.

07/31/15 10:12 am

Story of #1: My dad's work has this thing every year where the zoo is only occupied by employees and their friends and family. So it was getting late and the zoo was about to close and we were looking at the hippos. A zookeeper guy came out and...

07/31/15 10:16 am

Started feeding the hippos. They would stick their heads through the bars and open their mouths (there was a little gate before the bars). The guy said "you wanna touch its mouth?" He let us through the gate. He held out a piece of food and the hippo

07/31/15 10:18 am

Poked it's head through the bars and opened it's mouth. The zookeeper said "You can touch the lip but if you go past the teeth he'll bite" my sister and her friend had no fear but my friend and I thought it was kinda sketchy. Eventually the three of

07/31/15 10:21 am

Them were all touching the hippos mouth. I walked up to do the same, but on my way I tripped on a drain and pushed my friend, the whole upper half of his body went inside the hippo mouth and came back without touching the inside (thank god).

07/31/15 10:25 am

That is quite dramatic. I'm glad no one was hurt. Wow!

07/31/15 11:45 am

Then #3 must be the lie.

07/31/15 11:51 am

The only reason #2 is true is because I've never been in a fight haha

07/31/15 9:44 am

1. I love the beach
2. I'm shorter than my younger siblings
3. I'm a certified lifeguard

07/31/15 9:48 am

It's a trap! You're probably a life guard who doesn't like the beach. I'm going with number 1.

07/31/15 4:36 pm

Third was the lie 😜 I don't think I'm that good of a swimmer haha

LadyBug237 Florida
07/31/15 9:36 am

1) I was a charter member of my high school's Thespian Society
2) I have never ridden on a motorcycle
3) I have never colored my hair

alynn Somewhere wonderful
07/31/15 9:40 am

I think you're a motorcycle mama. 😎

LadyBug237 Florida
07/31/15 9:55 am

What makes you think that Alynn?

alynn Somewhere wonderful
07/31/15 9:57 am

Just because it's fun to think that. I would be pleasantly surprised if you are!

LadyBug237 Florida
07/31/15 1:32 pm

I am in fact a motorcycle momma!
My guy and I love to go out riding on his Harley!
I always wear a helmet.

FATSHADOW Cyborg Gorilla
07/31/15 9:29 am

Hit by a car during a snowball fight
Jumped off the roof of a moving car
A girl broke my nose while sparring

alynn Somewhere wonderful
07/31/15 9:41 am

But, but...I want them all to be true! Ok...maybe not the one about getting hit by a car. I'll go with that one being a lie.

FATSHADOW Cyborg Gorilla
07/31/15 10:37 am

I was hit by a car in a snowball fight lol. I played chicken w/ a coworker while he was in his car. I figured he'd stop. He wasnt driving fast. But i didnt move. Hopped rolled up the hood & off the windshield & dislocated 2 fingers on the landing lol

FATSHADOW Cyborg Gorilla
07/31/15 10:37 am

Next guess has a 50/50 shot of being right.

iJake Colorado
07/31/15 10:51 am

Jumping off the roof of a moving car is the lie.

FATSHADOW Cyborg Gorilla
07/31/15 11:26 am

Nope. Did that too...probably in the top 3 dumbest things Ive ever done. I was luck not to break anything. It hurt to walk for a week.

FATSHADOW Cyborg Gorilla
07/31/15 11:29 am

The lie was 3.

It wasn't a girl it was a guy...he just hit like a girl lol.

And we were not sparring, I was speaking w/ a coach while he tried a spinning heel kick for the first time, misjudged, & drilled me in the nose breaking it lol

07/31/15 9:28 am

I can sing well.
I play piano.
I'm vegan.

alynn Somewhere wonderful
07/31/15 9:41 am

#1 is the lie?

07/31/15 10:07 am

No, it's number two. 😎

07/31/15 10:58 am

It could be that only I think I'm good. 😐

alynn Somewhere wonderful
07/31/15 12:05 pm

You could always go on Firefly's show and less us all determine the truth. ☺

07/31/15 3:24 pm

I'm waiting for an upload speed that would let me do that. Right now, I'd get cut off. πŸ˜•

07/31/15 4:10 pm

They are working on it so hopefully within a month or so.

alynn Somewhere wonderful
07/31/15 4:30 pm

Yay! πŸ˜„

theW0lf Leader of the Pack
07/31/15 9:13 am

1) I hate popcorn
2) I've jumped out of a moving car at 35 mph
3) I've met Daniel Radcliffe

iJake Colorado
07/31/15 9:22 am

The lie is you met Daniel Radcliffe.

alynn Somewhere wonderful
07/31/15 9:39 am

I'm thinking the lie is that you hate popcorn.

LadyBug237 Florida
07/31/15 9:50 am

How could someone hate popcorn?

theW0lf Leader of the Pack
07/31/15 9:51 am

Lol, the lie is #3! I don't like most popcorn types because it gets stuck in my teeth (but I'll eat it). I have also jumped out of a car (and I got hurt in the process lol). But I have never met Harry Potter!

theW0lf Leader of the Pack
07/31/15 10:05 am

FYI popcornopolis is one brand that I love because it DOESN'T get stuck :)

07/31/15 9:04 am

-I am an incoming freshman at UNH
-AKYF (my username) stands for something
-I play multiple instruments

iJake Colorado
07/31/15 9:05 am

The lie is your an i coming freshman

07/31/15 9:08 am

False, the lie is my username, which is actually just four nonsense letters in a sequence.

iJake Colorado
07/31/15 9:11 am

Dang, I could have imaged it stood for Always Keep Yourself Fighting, or something like that haha.

07/31/15 9:41 am

Heyyy have a great time at UNH! I have a friend who spends a lot of time there and she loves it :)

07/31/15 10:19 am

Thanks rlands! I'm moving in on the 25th and I'm pretty excited to be going there.

alynn Somewhere wonderful
07/31/15 8:56 am

I have never eaten a Big Mac
I have eaten a cricket
I am the one in the middle.

alynn Somewhere wonderful
07/31/15 8:56 am

I think this will be easy for anyone who knows me on the app!

07/31/15 10:10 am

Is it one? You are right, this should be easy.

alynn Somewhere wonderful
07/31/15 10:38 am

The lie is #3. I am on the right. That's imanag in the middle and mommapomba (now MommaWildRice) on the left. Awesome ladies!!

07/31/15 10:58 am

I didn't see the profile picture or I would have had it for sure.

jaysin586 SoH HQ
07/31/15 8:55 am

Show of hands has gone under a bunch of changes in the past month on the Google Play store:

jaysin586 SoH HQ
07/31/15 8:56 am

Show of hands
version numbers are different between apple and android,
finally #2 for the term politics on the google play store and broke the top 20 for polls,
looked much better with our old google play layout then its current

iJake Colorado
07/31/15 9:23 am

What? Did you mean to post this on this poll?

leilu SoCal
07/31/15 8:51 am

I can play guitar
I can play piano
I can play the drums

leilu SoCal
07/31/15 9:03 am

The lie is the guitar 🎸

07/31/15 9:37 am

Makes since because lots of drummers learn to play the piano first

leilu SoCal
07/31/15 9:40 am

I learned piano, drums, then brass. Never went into woodwinds or strings!

07/31/15 11:18 am

Guitar and piano feel the most similar to me, though. Drums are an entirely different creature.

iJake Colorado
07/31/15 8:44 am

I've been run over by a bike before.
I'm on my school's varsity soccer team.
I'm an Eagle Scout.

Which one is the lie?

kscott516 Revelation 5 6
07/31/15 8:47 am

Soccer is the lie.

iJake Colorado
07/31/15 8:49 am

You got it right haha. Was it just a guess?

07/31/15 9:02 am

Ouch, he's saying you're not athletic.

iJake Colorado
07/31/15 9:07 am

You have to be pretty athletic to get ran over by a bike and live to tell the tale. πŸ˜‚

alynn Somewhere wonderful
07/31/15 9:42 am

Eagle Scouts are awesome!