The Anagrammy Leaders' Board - August, 2005

57 votes

GENERAL:

1

  Ellie

47  

Archaeologists = Goal is to search.

2

  dupe

41  

Islamic fundamentalism = Damn fanatic Muslim lies.

2

  Mey Kraus

41  

The medical profession = Help to confirm disease.

4

  Rick

30  

Anger is worst when ~ the answer is wrong.

5

  Larry Brash

21  

Middle management = Madman led meeting.

6

  Deano

18  

The swim ~ wets him.

6

  View

18  

To cast pearls before swine = Can refer to possible waste.

8

  Rosie Perera

17  

The mousetraps = Use to harm pest.

9

  aussie battler

14  

Slobbering = Longer bibs?

10

  Tony Crafter

13  

Sanitation engineer = No great Einsteinian!

11

  Rik

12  

Abstain from alcohol? = Abnormal, foolish act.

12

  Don Rogers

11  

Blatherskite = This beer talk.

12

  Horrid Stretchy Pus

11  

Oh, death warms us up to ~ the posthumous award.

14

  Adrian Hickford

10  

Theological Departments = I learn that God's complete.

15

  David Bourke

7  

Full intercourse = Fuller countries.

15

  Toby Gottfried

7  

An apple a day keeps the doctor away = Cake won't help. Dread soy ? Eat papaya!

17

  Paul Klenk

5  

Chocolate fudge = Gut-ache of 'dolce'

18

  mod

4  

The connoisseur = Nine-course host.

19

  Richard Brodie

3  

Being right on the money = Get there by homing in on.

 

  Total points:

330 

from 56 votes     (DFE factor: 0.339)

ENTERTAINMENT:

1

  Ellie

49  

The James Bond movies starring Sean Connery = His command's greatest: I never enjoy Brosnan.

2

  Horrid Stretchy Pus

46  

All Things Bright and Beautiful = Lift a bible, laugh and sing truth.

3

  Toby Gottfried

36  

The Folies Bergere, Paris = See if girl bares top here.

4

  David Bourke

28  

The singer Madonna Ciccone = Accident on menacing horse.

5

  Scott Gardner

27  

The late comedian Johnny William Carson = Millions watch and enjoy me in a chat role.

6

  Rosie Perera

26  

Giuseppe Verdi's famous opera "La Traviata" = Overture, arias, divas...(gap of time)...applause.

7

  Mey Kraus

23  

Mastermind Show = Mensa wordsmith.

8

  Larry Brash

22  

The Hills Are Alive With The Sound Of Music = Tune is the love which Maria should stifle.

9

  Rick

20  

The Author Dan Brown's "The Da Vinci Code" ~ advanced doubt on the Christian "whore".

10

  aussie battler

18  

'The Odd Couple' ~ hope to cuddle?

11

  Don Rogers

16  

Lord Laurence Olivier = Voice in old ruler "Lear".

12

  Tony Crafter

8  

Chopin Etudes = Pseudo-ethnic.

13

  Paul Klenk

5  

Four Brothers = Robust, for her.

13

  Rik

5  

Nat King Cole Lacking note.

15

  View

3  

Singer Billy Ocean = Really sonic being.

 

  Total points:

332 

from 57 votes     (DFE factor: 0.263)

TOPICAL:

1

  Deano

66  

Threat to Iraq leaders? = The Al-Qaeda terrorist.

2

  palusch

50  

New Orleans evacuation = A violent ocean as we run.

3

  Horrid Stretchy Pus

41  

Gates may file for iPod patent cash = Microsoft shafted Apple yet again.

4

  Larry Brash

39  

Israeli settlers forced out of Gaza = Tears... religious zealots carted off.

5

  Richard Grantham

34  

The Israeli settlement = Let's eliminate the rest.

6

  Rick

23  

The NASA space shuttle Discovery ~ evades catastrophe in such style.

7

  View

18  

Security = Sure city.

8

  Tony Crafter

14  

Let us halt Iran's nuclear ambition now! = i.e: Bush mounts international war-call.

9

  Mey Kraus

13  

The Settlement Evacuations = "Time to leave that scene, nuts!"

10

  Richard Brodie

10  

Katrina may be strongest hurricane ever... = Rank's four: mightily savage, but a se...

11

  David Bourke

9  

The late Robin Cook = Cheerio, total knob!

12

  Rosie Perera

7  

Various rivers churn ~ hurricane survivors.

 

  Total points:

324 

from 56 votes     (DFE factor: 0.214)

PEOPLES NAMES:

1

  Rik

51  

Leonardo da Vinci = Dead icon - no rival.

2

  Horrid Stretchy Pus

48  

Madonna Louise Ritchie = "I can mount a horse", I lied.

3

  Toby Gottfried

41  

Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery = Brits forge army and handle Rommel.

4

  Adrian Hickford

28  

Activist, Geldof Gifted vocalist.

5

  View

26  

Painter Michelangelo Buonarroti = Heart into marble or upon a ceiling.

5

  Rick

26  

The famous Swedish astronomer Anders Ce... ~ "Rumor is masses won't use Fahrenheit'...

7

  Scott Gardner

24  

Actress Shirley Temple = Smallest cheery sprite.

8

  Tony Crafter

18  

The late Princess Margaret = A rather angelic temptress.

8

  Mey Kraus

18  

Oscar-Claude Monet = Conclude: a maestro.

10

  Larry Brash

14  

Leonard Norman Cohen = Normal? He can drone on.

11

  Ellie

12  

The Nobelist Pablo Neruda = Poet, not reliable husband.

12

  Rosie Perera

10  

Queen Noor al-Hussein = No one's her equal in U.S.

13

  Don Rogers

9  

Architect Maya Lin = My art can elicit "Ah!"

14

  David A Green

7  

The biologist Alfred Charles Kinsey = One is skilled at bog-filthy research.

15

  David Bourke

5  

Abdullah, the King of Saudi Arabia = Khalif? A dubious Taliban raghead.

 

  Total points:

337 

from 57 votes     (DFE factor: 0.263)

OTHER NAMES:

1

  Larry Brash

54  

Microsoft Developer = Deliverer of compost.

2

  Tony Crafter

51  

Stonehenge and Avebury in Wiltshire = When in England, base your visit there. (Awardsmaster's Choice Award)

3

  Rick

37  

Clears land mines... Oh-oh! Forgot one! = The Congressional Medal of Honor.

4

  Rik

30  

The magnificent pyramids = Time finds Egyptian charm.

5

  Don Rogers

27  

The Masonic Lodge = Some old teaching.

5

  palusch

27  

Pearson International Airport = Parisian plane, Ontario torrent.

5

  Rosie Perera

27  

A Moog synthesizer = Megahertz. So noisy!

8

  Toby Gottfried

16  

Winston-Salem, North Carolina ~ warns on nicotine's harm to all.

8

  Mey Kraus

16  

Wiltshire's Stonehenge and Avebury = Saw heavy boulders nesting in there.

10

  aussie battler

13  

Cairngorm = Minor crag.

11

  View

12  

Michelangelo Buonarroti's 'The Pieta' = Ah, that religious one! Top, nice marble!

12

  Horrid Stretchy Pus

11  

Amanita phalloides = I am also plain death.

13

  David Bourke

6  

Siemens AG = In message.

 

  Total points:

327 

from 56 votes     (DFE factor: 0.232)

MEDIUM LENGTH:

1

  Mey Kraus

77  

"If a man be gracious and courteous to ... = And if a man tries to rationalize forc...

2

  Tony Crafter

44  

A Society couple are making love: "Dar... = GIGOLO: "Ooh-la-la, my love; you look ...

3

  Larry Brash

42  

The members of Queen: Freddie Mercury, ... = A band formerly fronted by a hormone-...

4

  Horrid Stretchy Pus

32  

Three blokes met up to write anagrams in... = One fellow muttered 'Basra...Arabs. The...

5

  Rick

29  

George W. Bush, the President of the Un... = Pigheaded, obstinate, he recites stuff...

6

  Toby Gottfried

27  

How many anagrammatists does it take to... = Two. TG makes the anagram, and ...

7

  Rosie Perera

9  

Dvorak's Symphony Number Nine in E mino... = BSO perform renowned masterwork on vin...

7

  David Bourke

9  

The Metropolitan Police Commissioner Sir... = Copper writes, in ire: "Maim Arabic cr...

9

  Rik

6  

Truly Neat Line of Fire: Hatred vested o... = I cry in relief, for the threatened key...

 

  Total points:

275 

from 48 votes     (DFE factor: 0.188)

LONG:

1

  Ellie

64  

A MEDITATION FOR DE-STRESSING Picture... = You can easily make out the face of t...

2

  Horrid Stretchy Pus

45  

These five people won the right to ente... = the 'Golden Ticket' group; very avera...

3

  Tony Crafter

35  

Lady Legge-Bourke took more than the nor... = Sir Stuart Haynes-Fyffe, the Lord of t...

4

  Mey Kraus

34  

Spring is here, ah-spah-ring is here, ... = April 2 'PIGEON PREYING' PRACTICE P...

5

  Larry Brash

28  

Presenter: "A small-time operator who f... = Presenter: "Many of these remarkable ...

 

  Total points:

206 

from 38 votes     (DFE factor: 0.132)

SPECIAL:

1

  Richard Brodie

38  

A poem by Lord Byron.

2

  Mey Kraus

33  

Charles Lamb's poem about a baby's death.

3

  Horrid Stretchy Pus

32  

A beauty from The Sound of Music.

4

  Mike Keith

29  

Edna St. Vincent Millay's famous poem on Euclid is anagrammed into some thoughts on Euclid's proof.

5

  Gregory Betts

22  

From a book of poetry, where all of the poems are perfect anagrams of each other, without any comput...

6

  David Bourke

21  

'Don't Let's Be Beastly To The Germans' - Noel Coward.

7

  Tony Crafter

18  

Her Majesty's a pretty nice girl.

 

  Total points:

193 

from 35 votes     (DFE factor: 0.200)

RUDE:

1

  Rick

55  

Visit the bathroom = Shit, bathe or vomit.

2

  David Bourke

39  

Giant testicles ~ testing elastic.

3

  Rik

26  

Pension = No penis.

4

  Larry Brash

24  

A betrothed couple = Bed her to copulate.

5

  Tony Crafter

22  

A brothel's a ~ harlot-base.

5

  Mey Kraus

22  

Naked S&M Play = Spank me, lady!

7

  Zoran

21  

The bondage girls = Gag the blonde, sir!

8

  Horrid Stretchy Pus

19  

An erotic novel = Erection on lav.

9

  aussie battler

11  

Sensuality use any slit.

9

  Don Rogers

11  

Bondage and discipline = Insane bodice-paddling.

11

  Toby Gottfried

6  

The State of Wisconsin = Cow shit tastes fine?...No.

 

  Total points:

256 

from 45 votes     (DFE factor: 0.244)


Daniel F. Etter Memorial Award Points*

Name

Points

 

Name

Points

Horrid Stretchy Pus

62.77

 

palusch

16.98

Mey Kraus

62.09

 

aussie battler

15.19

Larry Brash

54.92

 

dupe

13.91

Rick

54.68

 

Scott Gardner

13.42

Tony Crafter

47.93

 

Adrian Hickford

10.76

Ellie

40.42

 

Richard Brodie

10.76

Rik

33.25

 

Richard Grantham

7.29

Toby Gottfried

32.88

 

Mike Keith

5.80

David Bourke

29.80

 

Zoran

5.13

Rosie Perera

24.70

 

Gregory Betts

4.40

View

20.38

 

Paul Klenk

3.01

Deano

20.25

 

David A Green

1.84

Don Rogers

19.27

 

mod

1.36

*Adjusted Points = Sum of (Points * 'DFE factor')
DFE factor is (No of Noms) / (No of votes) for category

 

High Standings

Name

1st

2nd

3rd

Ellie

3

0

0

Mey Kraus

1

2

0

Larry Brash

1

0

1

Rick

1

0

1

Rik

1

0

1

Deano

1

0

0

Richard Brodie

1

0

0

Horrid Stretchy Pus

0

3

2

Tony Crafter

0

2

1

David Bourke

0

1

0

dupe

0

1

0

palusch

0

1

0

Toby Gottfried

0

0

2


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