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Halloween movies? Let’s do a bracket!

Well, well, well…look who decided to grace us with their presence. (Spoiler alert – it’s me.) I just couldn’t wait until November for our next holiday bracket, so I decided to do one for spooky season! That’s right, folks –…
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12/24 The Final Countdown

IT’S THE FINAL COUNTDOWN!!!! We have come to the end of this silly game, and I am so happy you all came along with me on this journey. Who will be the champion this year? Only you can decide! **Results…
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12/23 And now, the end is near…

This is it. This is the last pairing before the finals tomorrow. This has been a bracket full of surprises for me – so different from prior years! And vastly different from the one I’m doing with my team at…
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12/22 Welcome to the Festive Four

You’ve narrowed the field from 32 movies down to 4. Which frosty flick filled with fun, frolic, and festive fripperies will claim victory this year? We will find out in a matter of days. Welcome to the Festive Four. **Results…
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12/21 Back on track!

I can’t believe we’re creeping up on the end of this. Saturday the winner will be announced, and then the festivities will fade to the background… then what will I do with my time?! Anyway, I’m back on track today…
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12/19 & 12/20 I’M A COTTON-HEADED NINNY MUGGINS!!!

I AM A COTTON-HEADED NINNY MUGGINS!!!!! I put the wrong movie on the poll for the 19th – it was supposed to be Home Alone, not The Holiday. MAJOR DIFFERENCE. The mister: “Home Alone wins by default?” Me: “They would…
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12/19 Speechless, gobsmacked, and pretty much surprised

Wow. I am speechless…which as some of you know doesn’t happen often. 84 people voted, and while I know that probably doesn’t seem like a very big deal, after a couple years of doing this and only getting like 25…
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12/17 Hold on for one more day

I’m running the exact same challenge with my team at work, and the results have been very different. The amount of people who had no idea about Gremlins was troubling. We need to do a better job of educating the…
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12/16 The only good character in Rudolph is Yukon Cornelius

I hadn’t voted yet today, and this afternoon I watched Rudolph for the first time in a long while. I cannot in good conscience vote for that movie. Santa is a grade-a jerk and doesn’t deserve Rudolph’s help. And don’t…
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