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Where I'm from, Big Red was the bubble gum of choice instead of Trident Cinnamon. Itโ€™s just as youโ€™d imagine - bright red, bold flavor, with a bit of heat. Quite tasty!

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I love Big Red! It's the best cinnamon gum. Trident just happened to be what my wife bought. :)

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"And by snack, I mean a handful of Doritos hastily consumed while hunched over the sink like a giant raccoon." I laughed so hard at this! ๐Ÿ˜† (I think because I've done potato chips in the pantry!)

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LOL! Potato chips are just too damn tasty to go ignored.

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Reading: Lots of grad party invites. Did NOT realize that these were meant for parents as well. I'm married to someone that says "yes" to everything. Oof.

Watching: Cold Case reruns. Yes, really.

Listening: Ivy's "Apartment Life"

Chewing: Wrigley's 5 Cobalt gum

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Nothing worse than social engagements where you only sorta know the hosts. Good luck!

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Thanks! I think I'm gonna need it.

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I was tempted to chime in with "Jodeci are awesome!" But then I realized I was confusing them with K-Ci and JoJo. Because they were from the same era and have "ci" and "jo" in their group name ๐Ÿ˜† and the latter had the amazing very romantic slow dance song "All My Life." Love how you tied in Jodeci with cinnamon gum!

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K-Ci and JoJo ARE Jodeci... (along with a couple other guys)! :D

All My Life is a top tier love song.

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My mind is blown, I learned something! Thx Eric for setting me straight. Now I feel even more like a confused old person but that's ok โ˜บ๏ธ

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I don't remember which came first. I think Jodeci was first, and then they split off and did K-Ci and JoJo.

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DeVante Swing and Mr. Dalvin are brothers, as are K-Ci and Jo-Jo. The siblings performed as separate duos first, then came together, then split up.

Source: One of my girlfriends in HS was REALLY into R&B. Like, a lot.

P.S. Just learned (on Medium) that Mr. Dalvin dated T-Boz from TLC, and that he was the likely inspiration behind their hit, "Creep."

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Thanks for the background--I shouldn't be surprised you'd know it, regardless of the source. LOL!

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Oh man do I love learning stuff from Substack! Great info as always Kevin!

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K so I have more thoughts than usual about this High Five.

1) I am with you on the snacking, giant raccoon, and gum thing. I'm out of gum and I might level the whole neighborhood with my hangry.

2) I am going to have to check this app! Do you know if it integrates and updates with the apple fitness + strength workouts? Because that would be SICK.

3) We watched this recently, too, because my husband heard Jason Segel on Armchair Expert, I think. It was a pretty funny movie and the schlong scene was iconic. Thankfully (or not?) it was a prosthesis. ๐Ÿ˜‰

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Strong does integrate with Apple Fitness and Health, not sure about Strength? Never used it.

RE: Segel's dong.. that is not a prosthesis. ๐Ÿ™ƒ https://ew.com/movies/2019/02/06/forgetting-sarah-marshall-nude-scene/

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What?! ๐Ÿ˜ฑ why did I think it was? Now I wish Iโ€™d looked closer ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚

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LOLOLOL

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POV husband comes down to see me sitting in front of the TV which is paused and zoomed in on Jason Segelโ€™s dong ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‡

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