Anagrammy Leaders' Board - September, 2006 - 49 votes cast

49 votes

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

GENERAL:

1

  Mey Kraus

60  

The criminal defense attorney = Man hired to set any client free.

2

  Richard G

39  

Peace, love and understanding Danger and upset and violence.

3

  Rick

36  

Memorial event = Relive a moment.

4

  Rosie Perera

28  

The death penalty in America = A needle in each arm? Pity, that.

5

  Tony Crafter

24  

A desert landscape = Sand-related space!

6

  David Bourke

20  

Architects wear ~ Cartier watches.

7

  Andrew

19  

Nuclear family = Fully American.

8

  Ellie

14  

Big fat lie = A legit fib.

8

  View

14  

Espaniol = Ole, Spain!

10

  Larry Brash

11  

Multiple Sclerosis = Cells' impulses riot.

11

  Sir T Aucscua

9  

Stairway to heaven ~ awaits earth envoy.

12

  Mike Mesterton-Gibbons

7  

No respite = Ne'er I stop.

13

  Horrid Stretchy Pus

5  

The illegitimate son Lineage/title's to him.

14

  aussie battler

4  

Arab style ~ betrayals.

 

  Total points:

290 

from 49 votes     (DFE factor: 0.286)

ENTERTAINMENT:

1

  Mey Kraus

75  

C.S. Lewis' "The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe" = We enter a world which is behind that closet.

2

  Ellie

57  

Salvador Dali's painting: The Persistence of Memory = Portrayed nightmare vision of timeless landscape.

3

  Rick

30  

Leonardo da Vinci's "The Last Supper" = Passover dinner hides actual plot.

4

  Rosie Perera

28  

Animal Planet on the Discovery Channel = Live pandas come in there nonchalantly.

5

  Andrew

27  

The story of Goldilocks and the Three Bears = Oh, sly stranger took the lot - feed, chairs, bed.

6

  Tony Crafter

21  

Tom Cruise in top ~ motion pictures.

7

  Horrid Stretchy Pus

11  

The musical, Sunday in the Park with George = See G.Seurat - ho hum... like watching paint dry!

8

  Richard G

9  

The Dr is at ~ the TARDIS.

9

  AlanY

8  

Ashkenaz: A Festival of New Yiddish Culture = Aha! A klezfusion event with saucy fiddlers.

9

  David Bourke

8  

The American rock singer Pat Benatar = "Heartbreaker"? Can't sing a note! I'm crap!

11

  Larry Brash

6  

Bud Abbott and Lou Costello ~ could do total nutso babble.

12

  View

4  

'The Weakest Link' = Think, talk... we see.

13

  Sir T Aucscua

0  

Leonardo da Vinci's "The Last Supper" = END: Savior, apostles and He - culprit.

 

  Total points:

284 

from 49 votes     (DFE factor: 0.265)

TOPICAL:

1

  Mey Kraus

80  

'Crocodile Hunter' Steve Irwin Killed By A Stingray = Dying diver will utter his last, ocean-borne "Crikey!"

2

  Rosie Perera

41  

Overheard at school playground: ~ "Ever had any drugs, alcohol or pot?"

3

  Larry Brash

40  

His Holiness Pope Benedict the Sixteenth = This speech exhibited no politeness, then?

4

  Adrian Hickford

24  

Thailand's military coup = Army had political units.

5

  Horrid Stretchy Pus

22  

The great Ian Woosnam is hot Ryder Cup favourite = The Europeans get a famous third victory in a row.

5

  Tony Crafter

22  

PM Tony Blair is due to go next year! = Liar to exit No. Ten by May? God! Super!

7

  Neil Ramsay

15  

Bloodless coup in Thailand = CIA build hopes on lost land?

8

  Andrew

13  

Not allowed to smack children in Australia = Sole law claims adult cannot hit kid on rear.

9

  Ellie

9  

Tony Blair out! Depart! = Labour Party to end it?

9

  Dee4j

9  

Cheers for Shuttle Atlantis = So starts their fleet launch.

11

  David Bourke

5  

The Labour Party's internal political wrangling = Pulling Tony Blair apart, "traitors" challenge, win.

11

  View

5  

Tony Blair meets Ehud Olmert = Moslem brutality noted here.

 

  Total points:

285 

from 49 votes     (DFE factor: 0.245)

PEOPLES NAMES:

1

  Richard G

52  

The Austrian neurologist, Sigmund Freud = Genius said a fond mother nurtures guilt.

2

  Rosie Perera

44  

The cartoonist Matt Groening ~ got attention tracing Homer S. (Awardsmaster's Choice Award)

3

  Tony Crafter

37  

The Australian model Elle 'The Body' Macpherson = Tall, shapely, blonde cutie. Ah, most men adore her!

4

  Mey Kraus

31  

The Immortal Bard, William Shakespeare = I'm able: I wrote sharp dramas like 'Hamlet'.

5

  Ellie

27  

William Shakespeare, the Sweet Swan of Avon = A fellow has taken pains with awesome verse!

6

  David Bourke

25  

The terrorist Osama bin Muhammad bin 'Awad bin Laden = "NB: I'm the most wanted horrible Saudi Arabian madman!"

7

  Andrew

22  

Martin Scorsese ~ resists romance.

8

  View

20  

Whitney Elizabeth Houston ~ is not white, hazel...but honey!

9

  Larry Brash

18  

The Australian song bird Kylie Minogue = Grinning, hauled out a lie: "My breast is OK."

10

  Rick

11  

Director Martin Scorsese, ~ "I order, trim actor's scenes."

 

  Total points:

287 

from 49 votes     (DFE factor: 0.204)

OTHER NAMES:

1

  Richard G

68  

Bush administration = It's bad or it's inhuman.

2

  Rosie Perera

49  

The Smart Car = Hamster cart.

3

  Andrew

24  

The Tamil Tigers of Sri Lanka = Killing for a state has merit?

4

  Larry Brash

23  

The Democratic Republic of Korea = Build her atomic rocket for peace?

5

  Tony Crafter

21  

Anglican Ministers ~ malign certain sins.

5

  Mey Kraus

21  

The Leaning Tower of Pisa = Oh, left Sir I. Newton agape!

7

  Rick

17  

The Shuttle Atlantis = That nth US satellite.

8

  AlanY

13  

The Five Glorious Mysteries = These very religious motifs.

9

  Ellie

11  

"Freya Bras and Lingerie" = Granny briefs are ideal?!

10

  Horrid Stretchy Pus

10  

A Casio digital watch = I act as a dial with cog.

11

  Zoran Radisavlevic

7  

Organisation of Petroleum-Exporting Countries = No use to arguing. I am not expert.... Not for oil prices!

12

  View

5  

'Skoda' = OK ads.

13

  Dave Barnett

4  

Holsten Pils = Help Tonsils.

 

  Total points:

273 

from 47 votes     (DFE factor: 0.277)

MEDIUM LENGTH:

1

  Mey Kraus

66  

Pope Benedict's anti-Islam remarks in that spee... = The Vatican spokesman pledged: "I blame it on ...

2

  Rick

39  

Yearly rant by dad, "Er, is she a sexually acti... = She is barely sixteen, very cute and already a...

3

  Tony Crafter

31  

Historical motion pictures: Ben Hur, El Cid, T... = In them, hero Charlton 'Chuck' Heston's cast ...

4

  Andrew

24  

George W Bush: "You teach a child to read, and ... = All the congress agree you're idiotic, Dubya. ...

5

  David Bourke

21  

The Prime Minister, the Right Honourable Anthon... = Slimy, inane...in truth, no gentleman. His her...

6

  Rosie Perera

13  

The National Center for Complementary and Alter... = I mean, evidently men need a chiropractic trea...

7

  Richard G

11  

Great spirits have often encountered violent op... = Derisive voice of torpid, ogrish fool can atte...

8

  View

10  

The Prime Minister, The Right Honourable Anthon... = Troubles in Great Britain. He their phony Mon...

9

  Larry Brash

7  

"Strange women lying in ponds distributing swor... = From my own plain assessment, voting in GWB (s...

10

  Ellie

6  

"You are not wood, you are not stones; but men... = Look: first, perhaps, as Ronnie Wood, I assume...

 

  Total points:

228 

from 40 votes     (DFE factor: 0.250)

LONG:

1

  Tony Crafter

76  

The Worlds shortest Fairy Tale: Once upon a ti... = As a blonde was driving home, her phone sudden...

2

  Ellie

62  

'The Hypochondriac's Pocket Guide to Horrible D... = Oh God, see that waistline: a big, floppy pot...

3

  Andrew

57  

Hippocratic Oath I swear by Apollo Physician ... = Anagrammic Oath I swear by Brash, David an...

 

  Total points:

195 

from 35 votes     (DFE factor: 0.086)

SPECIAL:

1

  Mey Kraus

70  

Shakespeare's weather-themed sonnet is anagrammed into a series of 4 seasonal sonnets, each with its fitting acrostic.

2

  Tony Crafter

53  

THE TIMELESS WIT OF GROUCHO MARX

3

  Rosie Perera

41  

Yesterday (by The Beatles)

4

  Andrew

29  

The devil went down to Georgia

 

  Total points:

193 

from 34 votes     (DFE factor: 0.118)

RUDE:

1

  Mey Kraus

57  

Male sexual dysfunction = One climaxes unduly fast!

2

  View

31  

A dinner at my expense = Sex earned, in payment.

3

  Paul Pan

25  

The Young Men's Christian Association = Homos chance arses in gay institution.

4

  Don Rogers

20  

A Paul Verhoeven film, "Showgirls" = Her powerful vagina moves hills.

5

  Richard G

19  

A pornographic film = Firm chap in poor gal.

6

  Rick

12  

A vibrating dildo ~ did vaginal orbit.

7

  Tony Crafter

10  

Lady of the night = Do the filthy nag!

8

  Neil Ramsay

9  

E-coli could be present in baby spinach = Popeye's arse bubbled hot in clinic can.

9

  David Bourke

8  

Partners sleeping in the "spoons" position = One's penis-point stopping in her arse slot!

10

  Andrew

5  

The masturbators always ~ trust both ears - slam away.

 

  Total points:

196 

from 35 votes     (DFE factor: 0.286)


Daniel F. Etter Memorial Award Points*

Name

Points

 

Name

Points

Mey Kraus

109.79

 

Paul Pan

7.14

Rosie Perera

56.08

 

Neil Ramsay

6.24

Tony Crafter

54.53

 

Adrian Hickford

5.88

Richard G

51.13

 

AlanY

5.72

Andrew

42.63

 

Don Rogers

5.71

Rick

38.37

 

Sir T Aucscua

2.57

Ellie

36.69

 

Dee4j

2.20

Larry Brash

26.32

 

Mike Mesterton-Gibbons

2.00

View

23.11

 

Zoran Radisavlevic

1.94

David Bourke

21.70

 

aussie battler

1.14

Horrid Stretchy Pus

12.50

 

Dave Barnett

1.11

*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

6

0

0

Richard G

2

1

0

Tony Crafter

1

1

2

Rosie Perera

0

3

1

Ellie

0

2

0

Rick

0

1

2

View

0

1

0

Andrew

0

0

2

Larry Brash

0

0

1

Paul Pan

0

0

1


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