Archive for November, 2011

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21 Jello Shot Recipes for College Students

21 fantastic jello shot recipes for any occasion. Check out the recipes and a gallery of jello shot images at the bottom of the page.

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Jello Shots have been a staple of college partying for years now, so we felt like it was finally time to move past the original recipe. Check out these 21 jello shot recipe variations – you’re sure to find one to your liking.

What You Need:

 

Basic Jello Shots

  • 1 Cup boiling water
  • ½ Cup vodka
  • ½ Cup flavored liquor/ schnapps/ pucker
  • 1 Small box jello (3 oz.)

Dreamsicle Jello Shots

  • Orange Jello
  • Whipped cream or vanilla flavored vodka
  • Triplesec

Strawberry Lemonaid Jello Shots

Caribou Lou (Pina Colada)

  • Pineapple Jello
  • Malibu Rum
  • Triplesec
  • ½ cup pineapple juice substituted for some of the boiling water

Jolly Rancher

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The Holy Bible of Jello Shots

 

Purple People Eater

Bomb Pop

Margarita

  • Lime Jello
  • Tequila
  • Triple sec
  • Splash of lime juice with the boiling water

Melon ‘Rita

  • Lime Jello
  • Tequila
  • Watermelon pucker
  • Splash of lime juice with the boiling water

Tequila Sunrise

Tropic Thunder

Blue Hawaiian

  • Berry Blue Jello
  • Malibu rum
  • Blue curacao
  • 1/2 cup pineapple juice can be substituted for some of the boiling water

 Rum Runner

 Bahama Mama

 Cosmopolitan

  • Cranberry Jello
  • Vodka
  • Triple sec
  • Splash of lime juice with the boiling water

Sex on the Beach

  • Orange Jello
  • Vodka
  • Peach schnapps
  • 1/2 cup cranberry juice substituted for some of the boiling water

Lemon Drop

Banana Nirvana

 Cherry Bomb!

  • Cherry Jello
  • Vodka
  • Redbull or other energy drink
  • Drop in a maraschino cherry with stem (it’s the wick for your bomb)

 Blue Firecracker

  • Berry Blue Jello
  • Vodka
  • Peach schnapps
  • Drop in a maraschino cherry with stem (it’s the wick for your firecracker)

 White Lightning

  • Pina Colada Jello
  • Vodka
  • Triple sec
  • Drop in a maraschino cherry with stem (it’s the wick)

Fourth of July Jello Shots – BONUS

Make sure to check out our 4th of July Jello shots article for this upcoming fourth of July.

4th of July Jello Shots

 

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Wed Nov

You Know You’re A History Major If (Part 6 of a Series)

You correct others about their history You correct your professors about their history Your professors admit that you were right when correcting their history The people who inspire you have been dead…

  • You correct others about their history
  • You correct your professors about their history
  • Your professors admit that you were right when correcting their history
  • The people who inspire you have been dead for thousands of years
  • You have a “favorite” ancient civilization
  • You secretly fantasize about Helen of Troy
  • You point out historical inaccuracies in Hollywood movies
  • You like to imagine what it would be like to live during a certain historical period
  • You know that “historical films” are rarely historically accurate
  • You know that Alexander the Great had male lovers
  • You watch historical documentaries outside of class
  • Friends and family members use you as a historical reference
  • Classmates use you as a historical reference, and cite you as a source in their paper
  • You’ve pondered the impact of historical events on modern times
  • You’ve pondered how different modern times might be if not for certain historical events
  • You’ve pondered which modern events might become historical events
  • You would kill for fifteen minutes in the Library of Alexandria
  • You start laughing when someone says “Get back in the car, John.”
  • Your dog’s name is Napoleon or Lafayette
  • You’ve found historical inaccuracies in your high school textbooks
  • You’ve found historical inaccuracies in your college textbooks
  • You’ve found historical inaccuracies on the History channel
  • You know the “seven wonders of the ancient world” by heart
  • You get annoyed when people incorrectly list said wonders
  • You can’t wait for the Colossus of Rhodes to be rebuilt
  • You look for tie-ins between history and your friends’ majors
  • If tie-ins are not readily apparent, you continue to spend countless hours looking for them anyway
  • You frequently say “I read it in a book once…”
  • You would kill for ascots, breeches, and buckles on shoes to come back into style
  • You actually have conversations with the dead people you idolize, and sometimes they respond to you
  • You never have money because you spend it all on books
  • Your friends don’t have to go to the library because they can borrow books from you
  • You really, really want a white powdered wig
  • You celebrate key historical events (at least you think they were key) as if they were canonical celebrations
  • Your vocabulary includes words that have not been commonplace for hundreds of years
  • You use sayings like “storming the trenches”
  • You refer to your method of study as a “Blitzkreig”
  • You know that typing “French military victories” into Google and clicking “I’m feeling lucky”, yields “did you mean French military defeats?
  • You know why Benjamin Franklin recommends older women
  • When you fail a class, you tell the professor that you have “not yet begun to fight”
  • You’ve always wanted to go back in time and conquer the world with modern weaponry
  • You wonder how the internet will affect historical record-keeping
  • You’re good friends with an archaeology or anthropology major
  • You’ve dated an archaeology or anthropology major
  • You love movies like “Indiana Jones,” even though they are chock-full of historical inaccuracies
  • You’ve actually read something that was written on parchment or papyrus
  • You can understand cuneiform script
  • You wish you could write all your essays with a quill instead of a keyboard
  • You own 5 or more books that are out of print
  • You own 10 or more books published before the year 1900
  • Most of the above books are original editions
  • You’ve gotten lost in a museum
  • You’ve considered becoming a museum curator
  • “Preservation” of anything is important to you
  • You try to convince all your science-major friends to “invent a time machine, already”
  • If you do something embarrassing or unpopular, you know it’s OK because “history will judge you”
  • You’ve been in several debates about the historical origins of the term “OK”
  • One of your life goals is to do something epic enough to appear in a history book
  • Your other life goal is to be first author on a history book
  • You’ve felt for most of your life that you’re living in the wrong time
  • You refer to significant objects as “pieces of history”
  • You know that graffiti was found in Pompeii, and you know what it said
  • You often write papers, but you never seem to go to any “labs”
  • When you visit any location, you constantly stop to read plaques with historical information
  • You yank your friends’ arms so they stop to read plaques with historical information
  • It annoys you when people approximate dates by rounding to the “nearest hundred years”
  • Your professors smell like old book paper
  • You smell like old book paper
  • You’ve spent an entire day or more in a library archive
  • You’ve spent a week or more in a historical location
  • Your dream vacation spot is Colonial Williamsburg
  • You know how to pronounce “Qin Dynasty” correctly
  • You’ve always wanted your own clay army
  • You’ve always wanted your own suit of armor
  • You already have your own suit of armor
  • You study Swordsmanship in  your spare time
  • You spend your weekends at the Renaissance Fair
  • You’ve actually fired a musket
  • You can name at least three types of field cannon
  • You work in a building with field cannons out front
  • You have a field cannon on your front lawn
  • You loudly sing “I Am The Monarch Of The Sea” to yourself when you do well on tests
  • You have a favorite history book, which you sleep with at night
  • You have your own theory about where to find the Holy Grail
  • You have your own theory about where to find the Ark of the Covenant
  • You’ve found both the Holy Grail and the Ark of the Covenant before, only to wake up and find you have to do it all over again –pesky present reality
  • You know (and use) at least five Shakespearean insults
  • When someone says “record,” you don’t think of music
  • Your preferred method of transportation is horse and buggy
  • You like to spend time in antique shops, even though you can’t actually buy anything
  • You’re tired of telling people that the “underground railroad” didn’t actually have rails
  • You’re very good at geography –as long as it’s not modern geography
  • You can name ten or more ancient cities
  • When you go on vacation, you do so for research purposes
  • You would gladly bring back puffy 16th-century “ruff” collars
  • You’ve ever had a dream in which it was your imperial coronation
  • You know what a “schism” is
  • You know your own coat of arms
  • You’ve taken part in a historical battle re-creation
  • You can fire a bow and arrow
  • You’ve had a bow and arrow fired at you
  • You can actually discuss the relative pros and cons of longbows and shortbows, and state which one you prefer
  • When someone says “down,” you don’t think of a direction
  • You’ve always wanted to “tar and feather” someone you dislike
  • You have a list of people you’d like to “tar and feather”
  • You have at least one thing in mind to add to this list
  • You know that historically speaking, this list isn’t very significant, as people have been making lists for thousands of years.

A special thank-you goes to Dan Mackin, who inspired and contributed to much of this list.

FEEL FREE TO ADD TO THE LIST BY COMMENTING BELOW

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Wed Nov

You Know You’re A PoliSci Major If (Part 5 of a Series)

You watch the news for fun You watch news stations you hate for fun You actually care about the student government elections. Your class discussions often degenerate into opinionated shouting…

    You watch the news for fun

  • You watch news stations you hate for fun
  • You actually care about the student government elections.
  • Your class discussions often degenerate into opinionated shouting matches
  • You know that PolySci majors rule… literally!
  • You know that PolySci is harder than other sciences because there aren’t any “absolute” answers
  • You never miss a presidential speech
  • You never miss a speech from a representative of your chosen party
  • You never miss a speech from a representative opposite of your chosen party
  • You never miss a speech from any party
  • You look up any speeches you happen to miss on YouTube
  • You can tell when politicians are saying what everyday citizens want to hear
  • You find yourself arguing with people about things you’re not even sure you believe in
  • You find yourself arguing with people who really don’t care about politics or what your saying at all
  • You’ve run for a municipal position in your town
  • You’ve run a write-in campaign
  • You hate the mainstream media, but you somehow love it at the same time
  • You actually like reading and studying the law
  • You understand the system of checks and balances
  • You’ve thought of a new system of government that hasn’t been tried yet
  • You know Marx’s life and philosophy better than you know yourself
  • You have been involved in multiple campaigns
  • You can name all of the current cabinet members
  • You actually know what NGO’s are
  • Your involved in multiple community and charity projects
  • You actually pay attention to third-party candidates and their issues
  • You can talk your way out of almost anything… Almost!
  • You’ve worked at a voting booth before
  • You always vote on election day… No Matter What!
  • You watch all of the polling, even years before the election takes place.
  • You know that when someone says that they are a righty or a lefty they are probably a moderate
  • You know and care about the statistical breakdown of voting patterns
  • You read policy analyses reports and papers for fun
  • You think writing a ten page paper is a short assignment
  • You know when a politician is answering your questions with their talking points
  • You watch old political ads for fun
  • You analyze political advertisements
  • You know how many types of political ads exist
  • You actually read the newspaper
  • Your professor has a collection of campaign memorabilia
  • You own multiple suits
  • You watch and laugh at the White House Correspondents Dinner
  • You actually watch C-SPAN and C-SPAN 2
  • You’ve actually written your congressman
  • You know who’s running for every elected office in your district
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