In desperation, I've turned to LiveJournal's Writer's Block facility to generate threads. LJ is populated by millions of users that don't write about their nonexistent lives in their badly-written journals, and Writer's Block is there to provide some gentle prodding.
Most of the suggestions are cack, but I'm going to post two. Here's the first one:
What is your favorite opening line of a book, and why? [5 Feb 2011]
Optional questions: where did the fascination with opening lines come from? And why should we care?
Rather than words comes the thought of high windows