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When life gives you lemons...



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20...make lemonade!
6...make lemon curd.
2...ignore them.
14...wait for them to rot, and then throw them at people you don't like.
3...paint them.
12...peel the zest and cook with it.
6...write a poem about them.
9...eat them raw, like an orange.
13...stare at them intently until every pore looks like a separate universe.
12...plant the seeds and grow a lemon tree.
16...do something else with them.
3Life never gives me lemons.


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bill Survey Central Gold Subscriber
posted 17-Aug-2004 11:22am  
...kill yourself
Biggles Bronze Star Survey Creator Survey Qualifier
posted 17-Aug-2004 12:12pm  
Lemons are wonderfu things - they add flavour smile
Biggles Bronze Star Survey Creator Survey Qualifier
posted 17-Aug-2004 12:14pm  
In "Biggles Fails to Return" one of the characters (Bertie) throws a lemon at a man who tried to kill him (by hitting him over the head with a frying pan and throwing him down some steps). I think it hit him in the eye. Turned out they were actually on the same side.
Enheduanna Survey Central Subscriber
posted 17-Aug-2004 12:23pm  
I mostly use them for cooking.
moviesnob
posted 17-Aug-2004 12:48pm  
Pucker up, dog!
caviartaste
posted 17-Aug-2004 1:02pm  
coronas all around!! wink
Glassa
posted 17-Aug-2004 1:58pm  
Make lemonade. Take a bad situation and make it good.
BerrieGrrl
posted 17-Aug-2004 2:14pm  
laughing out loud i have someone i'd LOVE to throw rotten lemons at! otherwise, how about some vodka and lemonade?
romkey Survey Central Gold Subscriber
posted 17-Aug-2004 2:38pm  
make bwa bwa bwa limonade...
icurok
posted 17-Aug-2004 4:22pm  
This is one of those twee aphorisms that is supposed to make you feel better, but doesn't, because it doesn't actually make a lot of sense.
It just takes one negative homonym of the word lemon and substitutes it for positive one. It's no more meaningful than "If life gives you cancer... write a horoscope".

Still, I like the options smile
Enheduanna Survey Central Subscriber
(reply to icurok) posted 17-Aug-2004 5:57pm  
Thanks!
Interesting that nobody would paint them.
iamdonte
posted 17-Aug-2004 7:49pm  
recognize the lemon and then metamorphosize it into something more postive.
Violet
posted 17-Aug-2004 10:01pm  
Use one slice with your shot of tequila, make a lemon meringue pie with the peels and juice, and then plant the seeds.
Maarten
posted 18-Aug-2004 3:24am  
... have a tequila.
Wicksy
posted 18-Aug-2004 5:02am  
I use to eat lemons like oranges until my dentist told me it was ruining my teeth!
ROCKMAN
posted 25-Aug-2004 9:17am  
Cook, eat, plant, and make lemonade.
ROCKMAN
(reply to caviartaste) posted 25-Aug-2004 9:20am  
> coronas all around!! wink

I usually use lime in mine!
Danger
posted 25-Aug-2004 2:35pm  
Stuff them in your bra.
ASB
posted 26-Aug-2004 8:45am  
make a sour face
thevelvetcure
posted 27-Aug-2004 1:12am  
make lemon meringue pie grin
Matt
posted 28-Aug-2004 1:07am  
sell them on ebay
they Survey Central Subscriber
posted 29-Aug-2004 7:41pm  
I let them roll off my shoulders...
southernyankee
posted 1-Sep-2004 10:40pm  
make air-fresherner
ElvisFan67
posted 12-Sep-2004 10:53pm  
I guess any of the above would be okay.
thresholdking
posted 3-Oct-2004 12:41am  
I put them in my Corona & live it up.
Scott
posted 27-Nov-2005 7:42am  
Juice it... Then stick your fingers in the juice... Then go touch someone's eye with your finger.
Halifax
(reply to Enheduanna) posted 23-Dec-2005 11:15pm  
great choice in books... love pratchett. havent read anything not discworld though...
Enheduanna Survey Central Subscriber
(reply to Halifax) posted 24-Dec-2005 12:50pm  
My SO suggested it to me; I'm enjoying it a lot. It's very whimsical. The only other Pratchett I've read is only half-Pratchett, and that's Good Omens.
Cleo
posted 7-Oct-2007 4:23am  
I'd do something else. I will make Lemon Pie
aquawolfy
posted 1-May-2008 4:37pm  
Worship them!

LEMON!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
LuridHope
posted 15-Jun-2011 6:15am  
Throw them at people with bowls full of cherries.
Biggles Bronze Star Survey Creator Survey Qualifier
(reply to Enheduanna) posted 10-Oct-2011 6:36pm  
You should make more surveys smile
Enheduanna Survey Central Subscriber
posted 11-Oct-2011 11:10am  
It's funny, I rarely even think about the fact that I could make surveys. I just don't think of things that I think would make good topics that often, and I don't really like dealing with Qual. I suppose I could make a survey and just leave it and see what happens, not checking on it in Qual.

LuridHope's comment is really funny.
SensesFail
posted 13-Sep-2012 11:11am  
Unless life gives you sugar and water as well, your lemonade is going to suck!
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