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Question of the day

Friday, Dec 21, 2007

Today is our last QOTD of the year, so let’s use it to sum up.

What one word best describes 2007?

Just one word, please. No explanations.

- Posted by Rich Miller        

141 Comments
  1. - Levois - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 10:05 am:

    Upsetting!


  2. - Anon - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 10:05 am:

    Discombobulated


  3. - My Opinion - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 10:06 am:

    LONG


  4. - Orland (D) - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 10:07 am:

    EGO


  5. - cicero - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 10:07 am:

    DYSFUNCTIONAL


  6. - GoBearsss - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 10:08 am:

    “Special”-Session


  7. - If It Walks Like A Duck... - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 10:08 am:

    Kakistocracy.


  8. - got belted - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 10:09 am:

    AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA
    AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA
    AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA
    AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA
    AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA
    AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA


  9. - Anonymous - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 10:10 am:

    What?


  10. - Balance - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 10:10 am:

    Blago!


  11. - Rob_N - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 10:12 am:

    Never-ending


  12. - phocion - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 10:13 am:

    Nauseating.


  13. - Anonymous - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 10:13 am:

    MUCHO-DEBT


  14. - Angry Chicagoan - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 10:13 am:

    Preening


  15. - The 'Broken Heart' of Rogers Park - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 10:13 am:

    Expensive.


  16. - Mr. Cub - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 10:14 am:

    Disengenuous


  17. - Porter - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 10:14 am:

    Cluster&$*#


  18. - MOON - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 10:15 am:

    Unbelievable!!!!!!!!!


  19. - Anon from BB - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 10:15 am:

    Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious


  20. - Rep. John Fritchey - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 10:16 am:

    Fubar


  21. - Sir Reel - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 10:18 am:

    Pathetic


  22. - cermak_rd - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 10:18 am:

    Stubborn


  23. - YouNeverSawMe - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 10:18 am:

    2007wastheyearthatbrokealotofhear
    tsshatteredsomedreamsandputman
    ypeopleinastateofconfusionIlookforw
    ardtoanewyearandpromiseofnewbe
    ginningsomefoundandsomerestored…

    What?? Its one word!??

    :-)


  24. - Jaded - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 10:20 am:

    OVER


  25. - Patriot - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 10:21 am:

    Lemmings


  26. - S. Illinois - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 10:23 am:

    tantrum


  27. - Bluefish - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 10:25 am:

    Yuck


  28. - Independent - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 10:25 am:

    Strategery


  29. - OneManBlog - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 10:26 am:

    Overtime


  30. - Jaded - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 10:27 am:

    Not fair Fritchey… FUBAR is an acronym. It is, however, highly appropriate.


  31. - Rep. John Fritchey - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 10:30 am:

    ithoughtso


  32. - A Citizen - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 10:31 am:

    Wheelspinning.


  33. - i d - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 10:32 am:

    Interesting


  34. - Esteban - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 10:33 am:

    Oy!


  35. - Wumpus - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 10:33 am:

    Doomsday


  36. - Shadoobie - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 10:36 am:

    Crunked.


  37. - Ghost - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 10:37 am:

    Cursed


  38. - Silent Majority - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 10:39 am:

    Disgusting


  39. - Esteban - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 10:39 am:

    “Indictment” might be appropriate as well.


  40. - Gus Frerotte's Clipboard - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 10:40 am:

    Malodorous.


  41. - in the know - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 10:43 am:

    Psychotic


  42. - Michelle Flaherty - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 10:43 am:

    turdtastic


  43. - The Welshman - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 10:43 am:

    Wow


  44. - jerry 101 - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 10:43 am:

    stoooooooopid.


  45. - reasonable 1 - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 10:44 am:

    Don’t know fubar? Rent “Big Trouble in Little China”…….and my word would be *narcissistic*


  46. - Trafficmatt - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 10:46 am:

    disingenuousness


  47. - Kiyoshi Martinez - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 10:47 am:

    Crisis


  48. - Todd - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 10:47 am:

    FUBAR


  49. - walter sobchak - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 10:48 am:

    Mendacity.


  50. - makes my brown eyes blue - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 10:48 am:

    tumultuos


  51. - bankman - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 10:49 am:

    CHAOS


  52. - Anon - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 10:51 am:

    JANFU (joint army/navy fu)


  53. - Dan, a voter - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 10:52 am:

    Tiring


  54. - Been There - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 10:57 am:

    recalcitrant


  55. - so-called "Austin Mayor" - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 10:58 am:

    Blagonetohell.


  56. - VanillaMan - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 11:00 am:

    Beschissen


  57. - Democrat - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 11:00 am:

    overtime


  58. - rc - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 11:01 am:

    Selfish


  59. - What planet is he from again? - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 11:02 am:

    Ego


  60. - South of I-80 - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 11:03 am:

    Imperious


  61. - ChuckAmuck - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 11:04 am:

    Embarrassing


  62. - Josh - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 11:04 am:

    w00t


  63. - Anonish - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 11:04 am:

    Ongoing


  64. - Life Imitates Art - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 11:05 am:

    SCREWED!


  65. - North of I-80 - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 11:06 am:

    Sad


  66. - Bill S. Preston, Esq. - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 11:12 am:

    Uffda.


  67. - Snidely Whiplash - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 11:12 am:

    Criminal


  68. - Anonymous45 - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 11:14 am:

    bizarre


  69. - DumberThanYouThink - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 11:14 am:

    Geeez!


  70. - Bill - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 11:16 am:

    Obstructionism


  71. - Ron Burgundy - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 11:16 am:

    Subpoena-rific!


  72. - God's Country - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 11:17 am:

    Disheartening


  73. - Deep Water - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 11:17 am:

    Sloggy!


  74. - Antimachus - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 11:18 am:

    Wasted.


  75. - The guy on the couch - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 11:18 am:

    Rep. Fritchey hit the nail on the head….FUBAR indeed!


  76. - prairiestatedem - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 11:18 am:

    trainwreck


  77. - Jechislo - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 11:24 am:

    profligate-(as pertaining to State Government)


  78. - Mr. W.T. Rush - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 11:28 am:

    SIGNTHEBIMP


  79. - anonymiss - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 11:31 am:

    Shamefullofit


  80. - Anonymous - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 11:32 am:

    pleasant


  81. - BehindTheScenes - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 11:37 am:

    Futile


  82. - Danny Boy - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 11:38 am:

    repugnant


  83. - Wanan Get Away - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 11:39 am:

    BS


  84. - Jake from Elwood - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 11:41 am:

    non-festivus


  85. - leigh - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 11:42 am:

    FUBAR


  86. - da bard - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 11:44 am:

    Ado


  87. - Andy - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 11:49 am:

    Blagorific


  88. - Just My Opinion - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 11:51 am:

    FUBAR. Fritchey beat me to it. If you don’t know, Google or Wikipedia it.


  89. - Arthur Andersen - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 12:09 pm:

    Hell.

    (AA was planning on using FUBAR, too..)


  90. - LG - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 12:13 pm:

    Foretoken


  91. - Winslow - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 12:14 pm:

    Moist


  92. - Skeeter - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 12:24 pm:

    Quick.


  93. - zatoichi - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 12:28 pm:

    Bizarro


  94. - tubbfan - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 12:38 pm:

    priceless!


  95. - Pot calling kettle - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 12:42 pm:

    fubar


  96. - The Federalist - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 12:52 pm:

    SAPFU - Surpasses All Previous —- Ups


  97. - Bruno - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 12:59 pm:

    Inevitablesince1970


  98. - Morning's Minion - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 12:59 pm:

    Lame


  99. - Crimefighter - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 1:00 pm:

    Ultra-surreal.

    Horrible.

    Disaster.

    Overtardy.


  100. - Rich Miller - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 1:04 pm:

    Prosperous.


  101. - DC - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 1:19 pm:

    painful


  102. - A Citizen - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 1:20 pm:

    -Rich Miller -
    In chaos lies opportunity!


  103. - Anon two - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 1:30 pm:

    history


  104. - kimsch - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 1:40 pm:

    bizzare


  105. - simon - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 1:44 pm:

    disquallifyinglyconfiltionitis


  106. - Yellow Dog Democrat - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 1:52 pm:

    Flustrating.


  107. - Yellow Dog Democrat - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 1:52 pm:

    Fitzgerald?


  108. - Six Degrees of Separation - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 1:52 pm:

    FUBAR, seconded again.


  109. - Six Degrees of Separation - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 1:58 pm:

    -Rich Miller -
    In chaos lies opportunity!

    For Rich, smart politicians, and Siegfried.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/KAOS_%28Get_Smart%29


  110. - Commonsense in Illinois - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 2:04 pm:

    Mommy!


  111. - Six Degrees of Separation - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 2:09 pm:

    Actually, all those devices that malfunctioned on the old “Get Smart” series (the shoe phone mucked up by bubblegum, the bunsen burner phone that kept blowing out, and the famous “Cone of Silence” where everyone could hear the conversation except the participants) serve as visual metaphors for the workings of the state these days.


  112. - Independent - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 2:10 pm:

    Craptacular


  113. - pickles!! - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 2:16 pm:

    Unfulfilled


  114. - one of the 35 - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 2:19 pm:

    Corrupt


  115. - Truth - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 2:27 pm:

    Walkerish


  116. - beavis - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 2:32 pm:

    Reilly-icous


  117. - BudMan - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 2:35 pm:

    Blago-grinch


  118. - Arthur Andersen - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 2:49 pm:

    Fitztastic?


  119. - jwscott72 - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 3:07 pm:

    Darn, someone took craptacular AND craptastic.


  120. - SLICK - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 3:09 pm:

    ARM
    “Ajustable Rate Mortgage”


  121. - PJ - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 3:23 pm:

    Irresponsible


  122. - Anon - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 3:26 pm:

    FUNDY

    This was a term used in WWII on british medical charts that stood for someone that was messed (clean version) Up but Not Dead Yet.


  123. - cardsmama - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 3:41 pm:

    destructive


  124. - Justice - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 3:57 pm:

    Pitiful


  125. - Levois - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 4:08 pm:

    assinine!


  126. - GA Watcher - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 4:11 pm:

    Testicular


  127. - Reformed - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 4:14 pm:

    pootywoot


  128. - Justice - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 4:17 pm:

    governorhockeypuck!


  129. - JakeCP - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 4:29 pm:

    Dissapointing

    Deja-Vu

    Corrupted


  130. - Eddy - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 5:24 pm:

    OBAMA !!!


  131. - LG - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 6:01 pm:

    Poor Pickles!!


  132. - Establishment Republican - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 7:27 pm:

    Taze-worthy.


  133. - Hugh G. Rection - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 7:59 pm:

    Oxfordy (Wisc)


  134. - DEM61350 - Friday, Dec 21, 07 @ 9:03 pm:

    Fubar


  135. - Sahims2 - Saturday, Dec 22, 07 @ 9:55 am:

    BlahSpendoVich!


  136. - Punley Dieter Finn - Sunday, Dec 23, 07 @ 11:07 am:

    Blogweird


  137. - WWDMD - Monday, Dec 24, 07 @ 7:39 pm:

    “Rosebud”


  138. - redroody - Wednesday, Dec 26, 07 @ 9:11 am:

    dismal!


  139. - Downstate weed chewing hick - Wednesday, Dec 26, 07 @ 4:05 pm:

    Hubristic


  140. - Highland Online - Thursday, Dec 27, 07 @ 11:10 am:

    egomania


  141. - Anon - Thursday, Dec 27, 07 @ 2:38 pm:

    SNAFU

    (It’s a military term similar to FUBAR)


Sorry, comments for this post are now closed.


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