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Welcome to the November 22, 2013 Post Game Show for Mojo Friday!

 

I was just 9 years old when John Kennedy was shot.  I was in the 4th grade, our second year in San Diego (I was a Navy brat.  Many say that the second part of the descriptor still applies!).  I can remember the news coming over the PA system ... and all of us being sent out to the playground while the school figured out what they were going to do ... or maybe I was out on the playground when the news came out?  I must confess, my memories of 50-years ago are pretty faint.  I remember feeling quite distraught and upset, although I'm sure I couldn't have explained why at the time.

And, for me, it seems that this was a major junction point in our history ... as I wonder what would have transpired if Kennedy had served out his term ... things like the Vietnam war ... things like the Civil Rights laws that Johnson pushed so hard to get passed ... and the ripple effects of both of those on the next 50 years.  

I wonder. Don't you?

Anyways ... 50 years is a long time ago ... and I'm curious to know ... how old were you on this day, 50 years ago?  Answer our poll and let's see!

Today's Mojo Friday diary is Mojo Friday - 22 November - Edition

The Mojo Friday Postgame is a statistical analysis of the Mojo Friday diary that is posted every Friday morning at 10:30 a.m. ET. For further info please check out  Jez's 'Official' "Mojo Friday Snecktionary"  MKinTN posted a diary to help everyone achieve greater success called How to Succeed at Mojo Friday Without Really Trying.

Congratulations to:


Participation-est: bjedward, VClib
Chattiest: TexDem
Generous-est: MKinTN
Snecksiest (1): schnecke21

Thanks to our most excellent host, TexDem!

Stats will be updated Sunday afternoon. Final stats will be published a week later.

First round stats, as of 4:05PM Eastern, are:

32 participants
175 comments
5.5 average comments per participant
3192 total mojo exchanged
60.1% average participation rate


username comments mojogiven comments + mojogiven partic% mojorecd recd diary?
bjedward 7 168 175 100.00% 140 Yes
VClib 19 156 175 100.00% 359 Yes
mjbleo 8 165 173 98.86% 91 Yes
anotherdemocrat 2 171 173 98.86% 27 Yes
jennyp 20 153 173 98.86% 398 Yes
barefoot coyote 1 171 172 98.29% 18 Yes
phonegery 25 147 172 98.29% 331 Yes
MKinTN 0 172 172 98.29% 0 Yes
bsegel 1 170 171 97.71% 23 Yes
Eddie L 1 168 169 96.57% 23 Yes
TexDem 42 124 166 94.86% 857 Author
schnecke21 3 159 162 92.57% 62 Yes
Debbie in ME 1 156 157 89.71% 23 Yes
Captain C 7 150 157 89.71% 72 Yes
TheShovelJockey 1 147 148 84.57% 13 Yes
kjoftherock 4 128 132 75.43% 69 Yes
4Freedom 1 114 115 65.71% 17 Yes
Ex Con 1 113 114 65.14% 24 No
woodtick 0 110 110 62.86% 0 Yes
mungley 6 96 102 58.29% 124 Yes
Texnance 9 80 89 50.86% 187 Yes
NormAl1792 2 47 49 28.00% 42 Yes
Mother Mags 1 41 42 24.00% 22 Yes
ScottyUrb 3 28 31 17.71% 64 Yes
VeloVixen 3 25 28 16.00% 64 Yes
Reetz 1 17 18 10.29% 23 Yes
ER Doc 2 4 6 3.43% 44 Yes
MI Sooner 2 3 5 2.86% 36 Yes
vgranucci 1 3 4 2.29% 23 Yes
MT Spaces 1 2 3 1.71% 16 Yes
politik 0 3 3 1.71% 0 Yes
Radiowalla 0 1 1 0.57% 0 No
And, last week's poll results show that most of us love our body hair!
Poll

How old were you, 50 years ago?

4%2 votes
6%3 votes
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6%3 votes
25%11 votes
18%8 votes
20%9 votes
9%4 votes
0%0 votes
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0%0 votes
0%0 votes

| 43 votes | Vote | Results

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