(updated 7 Dec 09)  

Top Twenty-two Excuses That I, Cadeaux, Have For Not Regularly Updating HMO Contests

Okay, because...obviously I was dithering...I present the extended version of the Top Ten this time around...

22. Been occupied writing the health care reform legislation, and can only work on one joke at a time. (skibip@aol.com)

21. Actually I just love the power to make you wait. (edprocoat@msn.com)

20. I was the ghostwriter for Sarah Palin's book. (tphyll@aol.com)

19 . Because you, Cadeaux, have discovered the wonders of online Kilt design. (strollo5@embarqmail.com)

18. It takes weeks to save up enough cigarettes to bribe the prison guards for Internet access. (giunta404@comcast.net)

17. "Bottom line...I ain't getting' paid." (tpanner@hotmail.com)

16. It's so hard to get Kate Beckinsale and Mila Kunis to quit knocking my junk around long enough for me to log on. (mcsestretch@gmail.com)

15. I was "dithering". (tphyll@aol.com)

14. After my "vacation" to Columbia, digging a tunnel out of a prison with a spoon is a bit time consuming. (Truckerex@comcast.net)

13. I run a website??? Since when??? (Jdoveraz@aol.com)

12. Not much network bandwidth left after the porn. (multislacker@yahoo.com; flynnkj19@aol.com)

11. Trying to keep up with the Jon and Kate drama. (archerjoe@hotmail.com)

10. Enjoys hearing the same snide, sarcastic entries ridiculing her lack of updating skills. (guitartexn@aol.com)

9. As an HMO, thought the updates were now being done by public option under universal health care plan. (TZMAC@aol.com)

8. It's obvious that there are times when she just doesn't give a Rat's Ass... (GerriHan65@aol.com; retrometro@rogers.com)

7. It takes months to get some of the obscure references. (mitchwatts@yahoo.com)

6. Becoming more and more obsessed with completing toothpick city. (seeker@vcoms.net)

5. It's tough to get Wi-Fi reception in your Mom's basement. (jygirl8@aol.com)

4. It's not my fault that it takes 6 to 8 months for this group to submit 10-15 entries that are even marginally humorous. (DLiver420@gmail.com)

3. In order...Grey Goose, Merlot, Trois Pistoles, and Fin Du Monde. (guitartexn@aol.com)

2. The "Twilight" movies have convinced me that there is absolutely no reason to live. (rcmauger@att.net)

Seems sending out Mafia Wars invites and planting cyber-cabbages...is much, much more interesting...

1. Assumed the five people that still visit this site wouldn't notice. (odinsonthewise@yahoo.com)