Random Factoid #157

1 01 2010

The first factoid of 2010 is more like an episode of “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition – HOW DID THEY DO THAT?” than my norm.

So, how did Marshall come up with his top 10 lists of 2009?

To be honest, I wasn’t quite sure how to do it.  I cleared off the bulletin board and began fiddling.  I wrote all the contenders for the ten slots on notecards and began to mix and match.  After three days of playing with the order, I settled on the order that you saw.

And this factoid comes with … ILLUSTRATIONS!  Below are pictures of how the board looked after each of my three days of negotiation.

Day 1 - Still debating between "Up in the Air" and "Up"

Day 2 - "The Cove" and "The Princess and the Frog" come into play

Day 3 - "Inglourious Basterds" in, "Avatar" among others out