|By Peter Silva||
|October 1, 2013 08:40 AM EDT||
The #BYO craze has taken the world by storm and now infiltrates every sector of out lives. Here is a partial list, in alpha-order, of various bring your owns.
BYO Apple: For the teacher in your life, the princess you’d like to put to sleep or to keep the doctor away for a day.
BYO Beer: The original classic, college style. And BYO Booze for when you’re out of college and got a little cash.
BYO Candy: With Halloween approaching this could see a surge over the next 30 days.
BYO Device: Or danger, destruction, demolition, detonator or any other dastardly ‘D’ word to represent risk.
BYO Everything: When Internet of Things takes over our lives. Chocolate Chips have a whole new meaning.
BYO Food: The newest Potluck Parties.
BYO Game: Actually sitting at a table playing the physical versions of Monopoly, Life, Candy Land, Scrabble, or any other favorite.
BYO Hacker: Bodyguards in the 21st Century.
BYO Intelligence: Actually using your brain to figure out something…or when AI robots take over the world.
BYO Jump Drive: A whistleblower’s favorite.
BYO Kittens: For making that irresistible, can’t-stop-watching, almost viral video.
BYO Litigation: The new term for Small Claims Court.
BYO Money: What Cash with be called 10 years from now.
BYO N: BYO’s maximum amount. As far as BYOingly possible.
BYO OMG: The Surprise Party.
BYO Presents: What you take to the BYO OMG.
BYO Quarrel: The updated version of an older brother’s favorite ‘Stop Hitting Yourself.’
BYO Raven: Quoth he.
BYO Sushi: The new ‘Gone Fishing’ Bumper sticker.
BYO Time: It’s all relative anyway.
BYO Utopia: Happiness comes from within.
BYO Vacation: The latest Griswold adventure this time with a Hybrid LTD Country Squire.
BYO Warnings: Wouldn’t be cool if everyone had to announce the hazards of interacting with them?
BYO X: Half of a Tic-Tac-Toe game or how Hawaiians greet each other.
BYO Yawn: What you did right now when you read this entry.
BYO Zombie: Pretty much anyone walking around fully engaged with their BYOD.
Well that was fun. C’mon play along – it’s easy and works with almost any word!
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