I've been the brunt of several "4 things" email messages from friends and family recently, in which the recipient of the challenge has to list 4 of his or her favorite foods, 4 people who email him or her, etc.
I would much prefer to see answers to more challenging questions such as "what 4 things would your CTO not like to hear from your lips?" So....
Here's a 4 things challenge from an IT pro perspective:
4 jobs you've held in IT:
4 jobs you've held that weren't in IT:
4 things you're working on today on the job:
4 favorite IT-related items ever(software, freeware, hardware, games, gadgets):
4 challenges your department faces this year:
4 things you can't say to your CTO:
4 things you'd like to see someone invent to help IT pros: