Anagrammy Leaders' Board - March, 2009 - 38 votes cast

38 votes

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

GENERAL:

1

  Christopher Sturdy

41  

Smoking can damage your health = A toke on a cig has harmed my lung!

2

  Mike Mesterton-Gibbons

29  

Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery = To mimic is not effrontery, as it is heart-felt.

3

  Scott Gardner

26  

House cat = Ah, so cute!

4

  Ellie Dent

24  

Nothing's easy = Honest saying.

5

  Rick Rothstein

18  

Naked breasts = Tsk! Needs a bra!

6

  Tony Crafter

13  

Understanding wife ~ enduring daft swine!

6

  Larry Brash

13  

The epidural haematoma = A pole hit me - head trauma!

8

  Meyran Kraus

12  

The radical feminist = Recited: "a man is filth!"

9

  Adie Pena

11  

Arithmetically ‡ Math illiteracy.

10

  Adrian Hickford

10  

Losing one's marbles = So, being less normal?

10

  Rosie Perera

10  

Travel destinations = Distant relatives, no?

12

  View

6  

Motherly advice = Ma to every child.

13

  Hans-Peter Reich

3  

The expiration date = Ah, "eat-in-period" text.

13

  Dharam Khalsa

3  

The worst dangers of scuba diving = Grave bends, swordfish acting out.

 

  Total points:

219 

from 38 votes     (DFE factor: 0.368)

ENTERTAINMENT:

1

  Adrian Hickford

42  

The accordion = Chaotic drone.

2

  Scott Gardner

39  

Parental discretion advised = R-rated television panics Dad!

3

  Ellie Dent

29  

Claude Monet's 'Impression: Sunrise' = Seems nature, unspoiled, is crimson.

4

  Larry Brash

24  

Gary Larson's Far Side Cartoons = Fantasy roles: dogs roar in cars.

5

  Meyran Kraus

19  

The surrealist master Dali = A dreamer illustrates this.

6

  Tony Crafter

16  

The old, animated Walt Disney movie 'Fantasia' = Loadsa talent and ahead of its time, in my view!

7

  Dharam Khalsa

15  

"Somewhere Over the Rainbow" = Worries? Hon, we're above them!

8

  View

12  

'Cosi fan tutte' = Finest act out.

9

  Mike Mesterton-Gibbons

7  

Confessions of a Shopaholic = No cash, if cool fashion poses.

10

  Adie Pena

3  

"WHAT DO YOU GET WHEN YOU FALL IN LOVE?" = DULL (Hot? No!), HEAVY (A ton!), UGLY (Woe!) WIFE!

 

  Total points:

206 

from 36 votes     (DFE factor: 0.278)

TOPICAL:

1

  Ellie Dent

45  

Shares tumble = True shambles.

2

  Rosie Perera

39  

The banking crisis = Rethinking basics. (Awardsmaster's Choice Award)

3

  Rick Rothstein

24  

The Ides of March = Shh! Date of crime.

4

  Meyran Kraus

23  

A coming recession = Scaring economies.

5

  Tony Crafter

19  

Britain's motor industry. = Transitory? It's moribund!

6

  Scott Gardner

17  

The Endangered Asiatic Elephant = Percentage see death in Thailand.

7

  Dharam Khalsa

14  

The forty-fourth president's first hundred days = He's for thrift, yet pressed hard to fund industry.

8

  Adie Pena

10  

The Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras ~ is an earthy and edgy assembly in drag.

9

  Mike Mesterton-Gibbons

9  

Students on spring break = Drunken beings at sports.

10

  Christopher Sturdy

7  

Richard Timney's claiming for expenses, e.g. ~ sex film in cringeing Home Secretary's pad!

11

  View

6  

Obama's New Tack: Blaming Bush = Man also human - backbites GWB.

12

  David Bourke

4  

The Brawn GP Formula One team = Mr. Button on a rampage... he flew!

13

  Chris Chatfield

3  

Finding the end of the Sellotape = Tenth nail split. Ego offended, eh?

 

  Total points:

220 

from 38 votes     (DFE factor: 0.342)

PEOPLES NAMES:

1

  View

65  

President Barack Hussein Obama = He's boss in a bankrupted America.

2

  Scott Gardner

33  

Impressionist Claude Oscar Monet = Man in studio colors masterpieces.

3

  Meyran Kraus

19  

Octuplets' mother Nadya Denise Suleman = Here's a complete nut I'd send to an asylum...

4

  Mike Mesterton-Gibbons

18  

Stephenie Meyer = I pen eery themes.

4

  Dharam Khalsa

18  

Hamid Karzai, President of Afghanistan = Man is frightened of a Pakistani hazard.

6

  Adie Pena

17  

President Barack Hussein Obama = America banks on its superb head.

7

  Tony Crafter

13  

Charles Philip Arthur George Mountbatten-Windsor = Marries the ultra-photogenic Di, but her plan's wrong.

8

  Rosie Perera

9  

United States President Barack Obama = To end debate, assist bankrupt America.

9

  Neil Ramsay

8  

Helg Sgarbi = He bags girl.

10

  John Fidler

6  

Sir Fred Goodwin = Did feign sorrow.

10

  David Bourke

6  

Mister Richard Timney = "I'm her dirty miscreant!"

12

  Ellie Dent

4  

German philosopher Schopenhauer = Hear such gloom: inner hope perhaps?

 

  Total points:

216 

from 37 votes     (DFE factor: 0.324)

OTHER NAMES:

1

  Meyran Kraus

43  

The remains of Auschwitz Birkenau in Poland = Here is the sad ruin of a known Nazi-built camp.

2

  Dharam Khalsa

40  

International Space Station = It's a pertinent NASA location.

3

  Chris Chatfield

35  

Mighty action ~ in Gotham City.

4

  Mike Mesterton-Gibbons

28  

The Sydney Harbour "Coat Hanger" Bridge = An arch by the shore: ruddy great big one!

5

  Scott Gardner

12  

The Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race = Cox and team do board big craft here.

5

  Tony Crafter

12  

The California Gold Rush = Ah! Lusting for a rich lode!

7

  David Bourke

8  

Hot females in ~ The Isle of Man!

7

  Rick Rothstein

8  

The Islamic Resistance Movement = Hamas met stern semitic violence.

7

  Adie Pena

8  

The Islamic Resistance Movement = Hamas teems in violent crimes, etc.

10

  Rosie Perera

5  

Narcotic Officers Associations Coalition = Cocaine's confiscation, for it is a social rot.

11

  View

4  

The cold men snow ski ~ in Stockholm, Sweden.

 

  Total points:

203 

from 35 votes     (DFE factor: 0.314)

MEDIUM LENGTH:

1

  Dharam Khalsa

32  

"Life begins on the other side of despair"--Jea... = Is a depression just a period felt before near...

2

  Larry Brash

22  

The keepers of the sacred words: 'Ni', 'Peng', ... = Decree: "We're knights who demand fee or none ...

2

  Rosie Perera

22  

Burmese pythons released in the Everglades thre... = Ah, enormous snakes eat everything: birds, pet...

4

  Tony Crafter

19  

"Well ... It makes me feel masculine to tell yo... = It's feminist stage-writer Lillian Hellman, op...

5

  Adie Pena

18  

"Money talks. Trouble is, it knows only one wor... = Well, your tiny modest bankbook is sorely down...

6

  Ellie Dent

17  

The Bluebird of Happiness long absent from his ... = See phobic pessimist, he of cartoon provided b...

7

  Christopher Sturdy

13  

When you translate 'Plus a change, plus c'est l... ~ see set message occur: 'not much new shall actu...

7

  Mike Mesterton-Gibbons

13  

The first Sunday after the first full moon afte... = The methods that can try to affirm first off w...

9

  Meyran Kraus

9  

The Russian Federation president Dmitry Medvedev = Putin's in the driver's seat, yet demanded: "Drive for me!"

 

  Total points:

165 

from 29 votes     (DFE factor: 0.310)

ANAGRAMMY CHALLENGE:

1

  Larry Brash

28  

It's a provision, but it ranks equal of an action of Germany in the Twenties.

2

  Tony Crafter

22  

G. Brown: "One fine Utopia!" Kate Moss: "A thinner fit?" A Ventriloquist: "I can't say."

3

  Meyran Kraus

18  

It is a notion so fantastic, that I prefer to answer by invoking Manuel: "Que?"

4

  Ellie Dent

17  

In short, men set on quick profit, use as an alternative way of obtaining it.

5

  Rosie Perera

16  

Unbegotten waste! That innovation is a quirky recipe for mass inflation.

6

  Christopher Sturdy

14  

To me, a blank cheque to inapt investors in far away foreign institutions.

7

  Dharam Khalsa

13  

Evokes quaint fairy tale intent to spin a shining coin out of amber straw.

7

  Neil Ramsay

13  

A naive action; in an attempt to re-liquify forsaken business into growth.

9

  Adie Pena

9  

It's like we American investors obtain a quantity of peanuts for NOTHING!

10

  David Bourke

6  

Labour's thieving now incorporates instant fake equity manifestation.

11

  Mike Mesterton-Gibbons

5  

Isn't it via these loans I can take quite a bit from our infants' progeny now?

12

  John Fidler

3  

As far as I know, it's a queer type of unmentionable invoicing. That's torn it!

12

  Rich Napier

3  

Its a quasi-fake way for an investment institution to help rob ignorance

14

  Adrian Hickford

1  

A: Thanks to your financial bottom-pain, saving is now quite interest-free!

 

  Total points:

168 

from 29 votes     (DFE factor: 0.483)

LONG:

1

  Tony Crafter

68  

A tourist called in at an antiques shop whilst ... = A doctor telephoned a nearby plumber to compl...

2

  Dharam Khalsa

44  

One Sunday, as a church pastor totaled the stan... = "Why yes," the lady acknowledged, "Each week ...

3

  Adie Pena

37  

THE PROOF THAT MEN HAVE IDEAL FRIENDS Friendshi... = Friendship among Men A man didn't come home ...

 

  Total points:

149 

from 27 votes     (DFE factor: 0.111)

SPECIAL:

1

  Adie Pena

34  

March Puzzle

2

  Adie Pena

30  

WRITTEN IN MARCH by William Wordsworth

3

  Tony Crafter

27  

A husband and wife are travelling by motorcar from Brisbane to Melbourne.

4

  Dharam Khalsa

19  

Welcome

4

  Tony Crafter

19  

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST (From the Walt Disney movie)

6

  Dharam Khalsa

18  

When all the trees have been cut down,

 

  Total points:

147 

from 25 votes     (DFE factor: 0.240)

RUDE:

1

  Meyran Kraus

24  

A sensual dream, then ~ a man launders sheet.

1

  View

24  

A lengthy penis = He gains plenty.

3

  Mike Mesterton-Gibbons

15  

Premature ejaculations ~ mar acute joint pleasure.

3

  Rick Rothstein

15  

I have a girlfriend = I rifled her vagina.

5

  David Bourke

14  

Sexually aroused = So use a Durex, y'all!

5

  Adie Pena

14  

Batteries not included = See it? Bet dildo can't run!

7

  Tony Crafter

13  

Premature ejaculations = Male out-juices a partner!

8

  Don Fortier

9  

She's sitting on my face = Go in fem's tasty niches.

9

  Christopher Sturdy

7  

a three-pack of condoms ~ had me cock safe, pronto.

 

  Total points:

135 

from 24 votes     (DFE factor: 0.375)


Daniel F. Etter Memorial Award Points*

Name

Points

 

Name

Points

Tony Crafter

63.71

 

Christopher Sturdy

30.92

Dharam Khalsa

58.45

 

Rick Rothstein

22.98

Meyran Kraus

57.73

 

Adrian Hickford

15.83

Adie Pena

50.99

 

David Bourke

13.98

Ellie Dent

47.07

 

Chris Chatfield

12.03

Mike Mesterton-Gibbons

42.42

 

Neil Ramsay

8.87

Scott Gardner

40.70

 

John Fidler

3.39

View

38.93

 

Don Fortier

3.38

Rosie Perera

36.07

 

Rich Napier

1.45

Larry Brash

31.80

 

Hans-Peter Reich

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

Meyran Kraus

2

0

2

View

2

0

0

Dharam Khalsa

1

2

0

Adie Pena

1

1

1

Tony Crafter

1

1

1

Larry Brash

1

1

0

Ellie Dent

1

0

1

Adrian Hickford

1

0

0

Christopher Sturdy

1

0

0

Scott Gardner

0

2

1

Rosie Perera

0

2

0

Mike Mesterton-Gibbons

0

1

1

Rick Rothstein

0

0

2

Chris Chatfield

0

0

1


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