Monday, December 31, 2007

The Archies 2007: Second Annual Now-It's-A-Tradition Edition

See here for an explanation and instructions. Remember: Much like Time Magazine's "Man Of The Year," these need not be your favorite things in the world, only the top things in the world. Play along at your own site or in the comments, anytime through the month of January.

The Archies: The Top 59 Things In The World, 2007

  1. The Amazon Kindle
  2. Etsy
  3. Delta Airlines
  4. The iPod Touch
  5. Ratatouille
  6. Google Reader
  7. Ravelry
  8. The Name Of The Wind
  9. How To Read The Bible: A Guide To Scripture, Then And Now
  10. Fetching
  11. Deb Barnhill
  12. The temperature outside (as in the phrase we hear several times a day: "Hey Mom, what's the temperature outside?")
  13. The King Of Kong: A Fistful Of Quarters
  14. A Song Of Ice And Fire
  15. The Florida land boom sequence in Gasoline Alley
  16. I Bet You
  17. High definition television
  18. Beijing Olympics (premature 2008 entry)
  19. Stephen Sondheim
  20. TiVo HD
  21. The Arcade Fire
  22. The Universal Life Church Monastery
  23. Dark chocolate
  24. "Almost Gothic"
  25. Malabrigo
  26. Harmony needles
  27. Popless (premature 2008 entry #2)
  28. Sixwire
  29. F. John Rickert
  30. Derek Powazek
  31. Casey Affleck
  32. The Interrupting Cow
  33. Tim Gunn
  34. Aliens In America
  35. Chicken Mango Habernero wrap at Tropical Smoothie Cafe
  36. The Dead Sea Scrolls
  37. Freecycle
  38. BookMooch
  39. Dish Rag Tag
  40. Las Vegas (premature 2008 entry #3)
  41. Sandy
  42. Ken Jennings
  43. Canon U.S.A.
  44. Jack Fitzmier
  45. Eric Cline
  46. Relax Riesling
  47. BAAM!
  48. Yo Gabba Gabba!
  49. The ol' six hundo
  50. FTW
  51. Legends Of The Hidden Temple (R.I.P. Nick Gas)
  52. Can-Am media cabinets
  53. The Tsocktzarina Learn To Knit Socks kit
  54. Jacques Derrida
  55. Ex Libris Anonymous
  56. Slim wallets
  57. Quicksilver
  58. Spray-on sunscreen
  59. The beach and all who love it:


Greg said...

A vote for the Kindle - really? Please elaborate.

And here's mine. Happy New Year!

Eric Grubbs said...

My version of this can be found in four spots:

Year in review

Music part 1

Music part 2


Doc Thelma said...

Mine are up, but you'll have to hit the blog to see them! I more than doubled my count from last year!