Thursday, October 19, 2006

Thursday Thirteen [33]


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a very, very random one...


01. My real name is not Mar...
02. I know, you've probably already figured that out
03. But my real name contains these three letters in the same order!
(but it is not Maria!)
04. I like Mar, it's a quick, short name
05. It actually is a Spanish name
06. It means "sea"... beautiful, isn't it?
07. I am the oldest -not necessarily the wisest, though - of three children
08. We'll be living in 3 different continents as of november
09. I am not moving, the bro is
10. Mr Mar is younger than me
11. 11 months younger
12. Mr18 was born on a 12th
13. Mr Mar was born on a 13th!
13+: I cannot ever possibly write a novel, therefore: no NaNoWriMo for me. But I know how to hit the publish button. Daily? I will think of something... I am participating here, tell me if you are too:

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Update: stay tuned for next week's TT: all about my name, lol! I will list all your suggestions and reveal the oh, very name of mine :)

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39 comments:

  1. Great list. I post daily on Dackel Princess. I figure if I am paying for this, I'm certainly going to use it.
    I guess I could be a Mar too! LOL In school everyone called me Mari at home MB.

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  2. I only say this:

    Mar is beautiful, refreshing, relaxing and fun pleasure to be around...

    In double meaning ;-)

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  3. I am betting on Marina or Marissa! Both are beautiful! But I like Mar too! It is short - and sweet! But MY real name begin with Mar too! And it's not Marie either! We'll discuss this over coffee one day!

    Not Marina nor Marissa...now I wonder what YOUR real name is...
    mar

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  4. A Rose by any other name would certainly still smell as sweet. Interesting list as usual.

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  5. My real name doesn't begin with Mar!

    I love Thursday Thirteens (The purpose of the meme is to get to know everyone who participates a little bit better every Thursday) ~ because they do exactly what they say on the tin!

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  6. Love you TT list ... stop by my TT for some of my good reads :-)
    Addie @ http://myrandomramblings.wordpress.com

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  7. A great list! For the record, I adore the name Mar, because I adore the sea. I would consider using the name Mar... as a middle name... for a future child of my own.

    Have a great Thursday!!

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  8. Can I reaveal what I think your name is??? If it means sea... Could it me something like Marina??? Then again you said Spanish so maybe it isn't............

    No, it isn't Marina, although that is a Spanish name too. Don't mean to make a big deal out of my name, I will tell, I will tell :)
    mar

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  9. Mar, you are a poet, No matter what your name is!

    And Thanks for the Link to NaNoWriMo, I for one, am going to participate, simply because I need the motivation :-)

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  10. Seriously, I thought your name was Mar. is it Marcia? that was my grandmother's name and one of my favorites. My name isn't Mar either, so I guess we have that in common! Happy TT!

    It isn't Marcia! only a few more ideas and I have my TT ready for next week, I will tell , I will tell :)
    mar

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  11. I can't keep up now!!! Let alone adding another "blog" thing ...Help Me Oh Nurse! (LOL)
    How do you do it Mar? Visiting everyone and writing just about every day and "having a life", too!! Where is your brother moving to?

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  12. Great list. :) "Mar" is a pretty name, even if it's not your real name.

    Thanks for the info on blog posting month - I'll have to check that out. :)

    Happy T13. :)

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  13. no i'll be wondering what your full name is wih MAR at the beginning. :)

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  14. Bet Mr. Mar teases you about being older than him :) My BH does - i am 7 months older than him. Ain't fair, huh?
    Btw, do some people call you Mar as a nickname for your real name?
    I get the idea that your brother relocates often. Must be a great life.
    Take care!

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  15. Very nice list you created. I love the name Mar...

    Take care,
    Connie

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  16. LOL! This is the first I've seen of NaBloPoMo. If I ever stop giggling, I might just sign up.

    And I can't resist: Martina? Marcella? Margaret? Marguerite? Maribel? Maricella? Too many lovely alternatives.

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  17. Hmmmmm....Marcela? Or Maricela?

    Mine is actually two names together to make one.

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  18. I'm so curious now about your name. Is it one that is used here in the states? I love the catus shot below!!! I have a little monkey business going on today.

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  19. Okay-- so my guess is...
    Marcela

    It was my favorite cousins middle name.

    Her first was Zulema- which I know isn't right, LOL! I always want to name any daughter I had this- but I'm too white to do it- so my sister has promised me she will. ;)

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  20. hmmmm...food for thought. lol! my tt's up! ;)

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  21. I'm going to check out that post a day thing. Looks good.
    Now I'm going to crack the "name case"
    Thanks for sharing.
    Waving at you from NYC,
    Frances

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  22. Cute list.. I love number 7!

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  23. hmmm.. now you got me wondering.. great TT

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  24. I am not even going to guess your name, I'll anxiously wait! ;)

    Great list as always! Happy Thursday!

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  25. Nice to meet you, "Mar." :)

    http://www.chelleyoung.com/index.php/archive/thursday-thirteen-33-thirteen-reasons-why-i-am-thankful/

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  26. Marcia? Mary? Mareen? Margret? Marsupial? LOL!

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  27. I've got a friend called Margalit, so I'm going to guess that!

    Good luck with NaNoWriMo...I'm tempted but just don't think I could keep it up!

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  28. Happy Thursday! My 13 is finally up!

    I know your real name! Do I win anything?

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  29. If it's Marissa, my oldest daughter could be a Mar too! We call her Maris for short.That's why I named her, because I just love the ocean. My husband's younger too, but only by 2wks.
    I'll have to check this post a day in November out! :P
    Happy Thursday!

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  30. I'm going to guess Marilinda or a different spelling, perhaps, Marelinda. I'm not really Geggie either, well, I AM her, but that not my real name. Have a great weekend.

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  31. I love the name Mar! It is very distinctive and beautifully short and sweet. But I will guess...Marina? Marinda? Marrissa? Marboro? Marzepan? LOL
    Your list is great! My TT is up too, Have a nice THURSDAY!

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  32. I did know that Mar meant sea! Very good TT and I hadn't heard about the blog posting thing. I've joined up. With 8 blogs, it's definitely me.

    Collecting My Thoughts.

    My TT is up.

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  33. Shoot. I was going to guess Marcia but you confirmed it wasn't. Hmm..How about Maria? Happy Thursday!

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  34. Hmm, so can I NaNoWriMo and NaMoBloPo at the same time?

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  35. Ok here's my guess but first here's why even though I don't think I am right:

    - Since it means SEA, and my daughter's name starts with SEA I'm gonna guess this name is somehow connected to me in another way because I'm weird like that
    - it's a variation of my middle name and my Mum's name
    - I have a ceramic knick knack given to me for my wedding with two names on it only my middle name is spelled wrong and is as below
    - it sounds spanish
    - you don't like the short from Marg or Margie

    My guess: Marguerite

    Can't wait to find out the answer!

    Thanks for the BD wishes, Mar!!

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  36. i already knew that about your name since i have a mar... and not his real name... but it starts with mar!!!!

    i signed up for the novemeber thing a ma jig... but i didnt see the button like you have on the site...

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