Anagrammy Leaders' Board - August, 2006

38 votes

GENERAL ENTERTAINMENT TOPICAL PEOPLES NAMES OTHER NAMES
MEDIUM LENGTH LONG SPECIAL RUDE  

GENERAL:

1

  Tony Crafter

31  

The magician = Am I cheating?

2

  Mike Mesterton-Gibbons

27  

Significant other ~ is nice for at night.

2

  Mey Kraus

27  

A game of Russian Roulette = A failure's sent to a morgue.

4

  Equinox

23  

The traditional Mexican cuisine = I mix in rotten chili sauce and eat!

5

  View

18  

A person morbidly concerned with his health = Er...man bothered with illness? Hypochondriac!

6

  Andrew

17  

Africa's Animal Tours ~ claims to run a safari.

7

  Rosie Perera

16  

A cordless telephone ~ does pee-throne calls.

8

  Rick

14  

Roadside bombing = Boom! (Baddies grin).

9

  David Bourke

13  

The animal psychologist = Helps a mighty cat: "So, lion...?"

10

  Horrid Stretchy Pus

12  

the email distribution list = I limit this idle banter to us.

11

  aussie battler

11  

Small potatoes ~ spells a tomato.

12

  Paul Pan

7  

Alzheimer's disease = I slid; haze erases me...

13

  Larry Brash

5  

Non-Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus = An unintended illness, but... one simple diet.

14

  nature girl

0  

Sonogram of abdomen = Mob of organs moaned.

 

  Total points:

221 

from 38 votes     (DFE factor: 0.368)

ENTERTAINMENT:

1

  Mey Kraus

54  

Martin Luther King's famous "I Have A Dream" = A valued human-rights manifesto, I remark!

2

  Richard G

31  

Enid Blyton's "Famous Five" = Offensive, but I sold many.

3

  Tony Crafter

30  

Kylie Minogue's set to continue her 'Showgirl' tour = "I'm OK!" Stoic, gutsy heroine is well enough to return!

4

  Rosie Perera

26  

Always look on the bright side of life = A dying thief (or a fool bloke) whistles.

5

  Andrew

23  

"I'll make you an offer you can't refuse" = Clue: Mafia's keynote of your funeral.

6

  Horrid Stretchy Pus

18  

Rolling Stones - Forty Licks = Rockers still flog it, sonny!

7

  View

14  

Stanley Laurel and Oliver Hardy = 'Heavy and Lean' is ultra - drollery !

8

  Mike Mesterton-Gibbons

11  

Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby = This flabby old racing bloke had gay battle.

9

  Larry Brash

9  

The Wisden Illustrated History of Cricket = It richly detailed the sort of wickets & runs.

10

  David Bourke

2  

The singer Tom Chaplin ~ penetrating Chisholm?

 

  Total points:

218 

from 37 votes     (DFE factor: 0.270)

TOPICAL:

1

  Mey Kraus

62  

War in South Lebanon = A whole nation burns.

2

  View

36  

Mideast = Mad site. (Awardsmaster's Choice Award)

3

  Rosie Perera

24  

Cuban exiles = Inexcusable!

4

  Rick

18  

The airport's new security precaution = Carry-on? It's true, we search it... Open it up!

5

  Mike Mesterton-Gibbons

17  

Tracking the killer of JonBenet Ramsey = Best of intelligence yet: John Mark Karr.

5

  Tony Crafter

17  

Does Tony Blair really have any political future? = I fancy not! All pray the evil-eyed Labour liar's out!

7

  Andrew

16  

Rationale for those leaps in oil prices again = Holes in gas pipe? Israel at action? Role of Iran?

8

  Adrian Hickford

9  

UK airports on highest alert = Ha! Sink a huge terrorist plot.

9

  Paul Pan

7  

Gibson: "I am not an anti-Semite" = Eminem is not a Bi antagonist.

10

  Horrid Stretchy Pus

3  

The New Labour Leader, Tony Blair "Oh, Dubya. Relent intolerable war!"

11

  David Bourke

2  

More transatlantic flights are delayed = Flying re-started...death to all Americans!

 

  Total points:

211 

from 37 votes     (DFE factor: 0.297)

PEOPLES NAMES:

1

  Mey Kraus

42  

The actor Mel Gibson = Bottle in car? Gosh, me?!

2

  Tony Crafter

34  

The sculptor and painter Michelangelo = Eminent chapel-decorator's up all night!

3

  Andrew

32  

Don Vito Corleone = Donor to violence.

4

  Don Rogers

28  

President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad = Stop diehard Mujahideen madman!

5

  Mike Mesterton-Gibbons

20  

The monk Rasputin = Think upon me, tsar!

6

  Larry Brash

19  

The late movie star, Audrey Hepburn = To her vital and her supreme beauty!

7

  Rick

12  

William Holden = Am I wild? Hell no!

8

  Rosie Perera

11  

El Comandante Fidel Alejandro Castro Ruz = Anal old man created zero justice for land.

9

  View

8  

Issur Danielovitch Demsky = Hick is suddenly movie star.

10

  Horrid Stretchy Pus

7  

Tony "I Rule!" Blair You're brilliant!

11

  David Bourke

5  

Luba Shumeyko = Make you blush!

 

  Total points:

218 

from 38 votes     (DFE factor: 0.289)

OTHER NAMES:

1

  Mey Kraus

45  

'Lord of the Rings' Fan Club = Boring chat full of nerds.

2

  Rosie Perera

37  

The Windows Operating System = Spyware gets in (its own method).

3

  Mike Mesterton-Gibbons

31  

Clandestine operation = Plan to aid one in secret.

4

  Rick

30  

Lots of hurricanes oft head to ~ the southern coast of Florida.

5

  View

21  

Carnegie Hall in New York City = I hear concert. Likely, yawning.

6

  David Bourke

18  

The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews = We thrifty Scot nobs couldnae land near flag!

7

  David A Green

17  

The Taxidermy Association of Southern Africa = Their aim: they stuff a raccoon or an ox as it dies.

8

  Tony Crafter

12  

The Reader's Digest = Registered Deaths.

9

  Andrew

8  

Palestinian Liberation Organisation = Arabian pal's intention, "I go into Israel."

 

  Total points:

219 

from 38 votes     (DFE factor: 0.237)

MEDIUM LENGTH:

1

  Tony Crafter

44  

The motion picture epic 'Ben Hur', starring Cha... = Noble, upright screen-hero triumphant in chari...

2

  Mey Kraus

34  

'Five Steps To Spiritual Growth: A Journey', wri... = 1. Buy paper; 2. Fill with junk; 3. Sell raves ...

3

  David Bourke

32  

The American President, George Bush, and the Br... = Greedy, bible-thumping prominent Christians he...

4

  Horrid Stretchy Pus

26  

The Product recall of computers using Sony-made ... = Commotion to hit industry insurer because me De...

5

  Rick

25  

Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysi... = Globally... locally... wriggly, cringingly-lon...

6

  Mike Mesterton-Gibbons

14  

Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysi... = We'll front which polysyllabically wriggly lon...

7

  Andrew

13  

"A census taker once tried to test me. I ate hi... = Insensitive Hannibal recites his remarks to a ...

8

  View

8  

'Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power cor... = Actually, G.W.B. and T.B. are two most reproba...

9

  Rosie Perera

2  

If you never climb Mount Fuji, you are a fool, ... = O, you uniform, conical volcano, stuff of beau...

 

  Total points:

198 

from 34 votes     (DFE factor: 0.265)

LONG:

1

  Tony Crafter

57  

A man and his wife went to a hospital to have t... = An innocent young chap moved into his new apa...

2

  Andrew

39  

"Call me Ishmael. Some years ago--never mind ho... = Now honestly prized as a consummate piece of ...

3

  Mey Kraus

31  

GIBSON'S APOLOGY EMBRACED BY JEWISH GROUPS Me... = MEL GIBSON JUGGLES SEVERAL FILM PROJECTS Me...

4

  Rosie Perera

30  

"By passing comprehensive immigration reform, w... = What Bush means by this damning propaganda: "...

5

  David Bourke

14  

A woman went into the doctor's surgery in order... ~ "Thank you! How sweet!" declared Mrs Smith, ...

6

  Horrid Stretchy Pus

9  

Superman's traditional motto "truth, justice an... = "Man's alien friend came to Earth but didn't a...

 

  Total points:

180 

from 31 votes     (DFE factor: 0.194)

SPECIAL:

1

  Tony Crafter

56  

MANDALAY by Rudyard Kipling

2

  David A Green

34  

An anagrammed paraphrase of HP Lovecraft's first Fungus from Yuggoth sonnet.

2

  Andrew

34  

The Undisputed Top Eleven Reasons Not to Fire Donald Rumsfeld.

4

  David Bourke

31  

Barbara Ann - The Beach Boys

 

  Total points:

155 

from 28 votes     (DFE factor: 0.143)

RUDE:

1

  Rick

64  

Breast augmentation surgery ~ guarantees men grab your tits.

2

  David Bourke

29  

Pointless existences = Penis, testicles, no sex.

3

  Mey Kraus

20  

The cheap motel = Help me to cheat.

4

  Tony Crafter

18  

Kent sewage-processing and disposal plant ~ kept spewing crap-loads into England's seas.

5

  Zoran Radisavlevic

14  

The bondage websites = Newest hogtied babes!

6

  Larry Brash

11  

Still hiding in the closet = Declining to tell his shit.

7

  Andrew

10  

A woman's pussy = A possum's yawn?

8

  View

7  

The Impossible Dream = Blame the period, Miss!

9

  Paul Pan

4  

A gerbiler? = Gere? Blair?

 

  Total points:

177 

from 30 votes     (DFE factor: 0.300)


Daniel F. Etter Memorial Award Points*

Name

Points

 

Name

Points

Mey Kraus

86.79

 

Larry Brash

13.07

Tony Crafter

73.35

 

David A Green

8.88

Andrew

47.24

 

Equinox

8.47

Rick

46.91

 

Richard G

8.38

Rosie Perera

38.34

 

Don Rogers

8.11

David Bourke

35.94

 

Paul Pan

5.86

Mike Mesterton-Gibbons

34.81

 

Zoran Radisavlevic

4.20

View

32.63

 

aussie battler

4.05

Horrid Stretchy Pus

20.83

 

Adrian Hickford

2.68

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

 

High Standings

Name

1st

2nd

3rd

Mey Kraus

4

2

2

Tony Crafter

4

1

1

Rick

1

0

0

Andrew

0

2

1

David Bourke

0

1

1

Mike Mesterton-Gibbons

0

1

1

Rosie Perera

0

1

1

David A Green

0

1

0

Richard G

0

1

0

View

0

1

0


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