Anagrammy Leaders' Board - December, 2017 - 31 votes cast

31 votes

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

GENERAL:

1

  Adie Pena

30  

There's no accounting for taste = Escargot? French eat it. No, not us!

2

  Anna Shefl

22  

Winter chaos = White on cars.

3

  Jesse Frankovich

21  

Ancient rite = I ain't recent.

4

  Rosie Perera

19  

Manic depression = Medicines or snap.

4

  David Bourke

19  

Over-indulgence at Christmas = Cursing them Advent calories!

6

  Ellie Dent

17  

A choral singer = Hearing carols.

7

  Scott Gardner

14  

Open source = See on our PC.

8

  John Ramos

9  

Elves open ~ envelopes.

9

  Tony Crafter

8  

Rectal pain = Panic alert.

10

  Dharam Khalsa

6  

“Do you want to save your changes?" a warning ~ so your gain can never go away at shutdown.

11

  Julian Lofts

6  

Cryptocurrencies = Up? Eccentric, sorry.

12

  View

3  

Editorial ‡ Real idiot.

13

  Mark Huffman

0  

Bride and groom = A bedroom grind. [points redistributed after gram withdrawn]

 

  Total points:

180 

from 31 votes     (DFE factor: 0.419)

ENTERTAINMENT:

1

  Adie Pena

47  

TIME's Persons of the Year: The Silence Breakers = These hero(in)es speak of many terrible secrets!

2

  View

32  

The actress Sophia Loren = Oh, she's real nice. Top star!

3

  Tony Crafter

30  

'We Three Kings of Orient Are.' = See trio there for a new King!

4

  Scott Gardner

26  

Georg Friedrich Händel, The Messiah = Adored high Christmas feeling here.

5

  Ellie Dent

22  

Adoration of the Magi by Sandro Botticelli = Arty images in oil, of child to boot, aren't bad!

6

  David Bourke

18  

The singer Christopher Anton Rea = A northern Eighties chart person.

 

  Total points:

175 

from 31 votes     (DFE factor: 0.194)

TOPICAL:

1

  Tony Crafter

37  

New misconduct allegations against Dustin Hoffman = Women in angst accuse him of assault and tit-fondling.

2

  nedesto

28  

The snow, sleet, ice and rain = Winter-coated lanes shine.

3

  Rosie Perera

22  

Trump Will Recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital = Result: legal maze will spur major anti-peace crisis.

4

  Dharam Khalsa

20  

The California Thomas wildfires = Those wild animals' horrific fate!

5

  Adie Pena

19  

Sexual harassment allegation = As all see an "X" on Matt Lauer. Sigh.

6

  David Bourke

13  

Blue passports = Pop at Brussels

7

  Christopher Sturdy

11  

Carol singers at the door = Set a dog on choral triers.

7

  Ellie Dent

11  

Shock in USA, now ~ snow chaos in UK.

9

  Julian Lofts

10  

US tax reform = Surtax for me.

10

  View

7  

Trump Will Recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital = Act is small miracle. Jews regain, popularize result.

 

  Total points:

178 

from 31 votes     (DFE factor: 0.323)

PEOPLES NAMES:

1

  Meyran Kraus

38  

David Laurence Brash = Led an absurd archive.

2

  Dharam Khalsa

36  

The stand-up comedian and actress Sarah Silverman = I love the artist's manner, and such deadpan sarcasm!

3

  David Bourke

31  

The American singer and guitarist Thomas Earl Petty = A rough end...the latest in many a Grim Reaper statistic.

4

  Adie Pena

20  

Jared Kushner = Darn U.S. jerk, eh?

5

  View

14  

Omarosa Manigault Newman = A true woman among animals.

6

  Tony Crafter

13  

Edward Christopher 'Ed' Sheeran = A redhead chirper's red-hot news!

7

  Ellie Dent

10  

Sir Richard Starkey = I hear kids cry 'Starr'.

8

  Scott Gardner

6  

The Special Counsel Robert Swan Mueller = We'll be seen at Trump collusion research.

 

  Total points:

168 

from 30 votes     (DFE factor: 0.267)

OTHER NAMES:

1

  Adie Pena

42  

The Trump White House = Tweeter? Oh, shut him up!

2

  Rosie Perera

36  

The Trump Administration = An idiot's triumphant term.

3

  Phil Carmody

25  

The National Archives = Neat historical haven.

4

  Tom Myers

17  

The Royal Courts of Justice = A circus set to fool the jury.

5

  David Bourke

11  

The Society of Master Saddlers = Soft horse seats made directly!

6

  View

9  

The Honda Clarity = Oh, handy car title!

7

  Scott Gardner

8  

Southern Evangelical = Gun: an article he loves.

8

  Tony Crafter

7  

The Siberian Federal District = Debt, restraint, ice. Life is hard.

9

  Dharam Khalsa

4  

The Instant Pot pressure cooker = Present soup to rice to the ranks.

10

  Ellie Dent

3  

International Medical Corps = I'd name practitioners on call.

11

  Mark Huffman

1  

Federal Bureau of Investigation = Liars often fib, evade. A rogue unit!

 

  Total points:

163 

from 29 votes     (DFE factor: 0.379)

MEDIUM LENGTH:

1

  Tony Crafter

46  

The Top Three Christmas Carols of all Time - Hu... = 1. A hymn for that little child sleeping in th...

2

  Ellie Dent

42  

My Fantasy Christmas ... ~ Hymns. Hanging up their stockings. Search fo...

3

  Rosie Perera

26  

"I am a victim of one of the great political sme... = My policy: I'd never touch a female's crotch. ...

4

  Julian Lofts

18  

1. The Democrat Doug Jones wins contest in Alab... = 1. Senator. 2. One good ol' boy's a child mo...

5

  Adie Pena

10  

TRUMPED: Got the better of (an adversary or a c... = TRUMPED: Very mighty leaders of Russia and cor...

6

  David Bourke

7  

The Right Honourable Damian Howard Green, the M... = He of right-handed arousal of the organ. Membe...

 

  Total points:

149 

from 27 votes     (DFE factor: 0.222)

ANAGRAMMY CHALLENGE:

1

  Tony Crafter

37  

I'd buy gold, invest with Microsoft, and pocket ready wealth in the future!

2

  Meyran Kraus

30  

I would go buy a ticket and stuff then stop to meet Larry, which I never did.

3

  Dharam Khalsa

24  

My task? I'd sit down with the Buddha, reflecting on future policy, over tea.

4

  Jesse Frankovich

20  

So I'd start with undoing key day we elected that vile rich buffoon Trump...

5

  Adie Pena

15  

Set in wicked society, I'd avert the awful birth of the young Donald Trump!

6

  Julian Lofts

11  

Wild thoughts - elucidated I'd buy New York from the natives for pittance.

7

  View

8  

Fact, no doubt - I murder Adolf Hitler when he's young kid. Active, witty step!

7

  David Bourke

8  

Shit, I'd stop Cher from wearing ...

9

  Rosie Perera

7  

> Why, I'd get rid of the dubious "fact" that reviled Trump won Yanks' election.

10

  Ellie Dent

1  

Why, I'd catch a kind millionaire to wed, buy stuff together, overspend ... tut!

 

  Total points:

161 

from 28 votes     (DFE factor: 0.357)

LONG:

1

  Tony Crafter

43  

One day in early September the chief of a Nativ... = The family were sitting having a cozy Christma...

2

  Ellie Dent

39  

HOLIDAY ETIQUETTE FOR DOGS 1. Be especially pa... ~ 5. Your humans may occasionally like to invite...

3

  Adie Pena

31  

THE TEN COMMANDMENTS 1. Thou shalt have no oth... = THE TEN COMMANDMENTS OF ANAGRAMMING 1. Thou s...

4

  Julian Lofts

11  

The Latest Forbes List of the Richest Professio... = 1. We hail a basketball folklore hero. He has ...

5

  Dharam Khalsa

4  

Two young fish are swimming along, and they pas... = This saga shows how we might set off in anonym...

 

  Total points:

128 

from 23 votes     (DFE factor: 0.217)

SPECIAL:

1

  Tony Crafter

37  

CHRISTMAS DAY IN THE WORKHOUSE

2

  Meyran Kraus

21  

The brain is wider than the sky

3

  Ellie Dent

20  

When you lose someone you love

4

  Ellie Dent

17  

A LETTER TO SANTA FROM MOM

5

  Adie Pena

15  

WHITE CHRISTMAS

 

  Total points:

110 

from 19 votes     (DFE factor: 0.263)

RUDE:

1

  Tony Crafter

23  

Pain, desire, and ~ a drained penis.

1

  Phil Carmody

23  

Santa Claus' sack = as slack as a cunt.

3

  View

21  

Real happiness = Penis as her pal.

4

  David Bourke

11  

Bangladeshi restaurant = Unabashed arse-rattling!

5

  Adie Pena

5  

"Thank you, Santa Claus!" = Hunk: "A toy. A lass. A cunt!"

 

  Total points:

83 

from 15 votes     (DFE factor: 0.333)


Daniel F. Etter Memorial Award Points*

Name

Points

 

Name

Points

Tony Crafter

77.41

 

Julian Lofts

16.06

Adie Pena

69.00

 

Jesse Frankovich

15.95

Ellie Dent

46.65

 

Scott Gardner

15.54

Rosie Perera

37.00

 

Anna Shefl

9.23

David Bourke

36.16

 

nedesto

9.03

Dharam Khalsa

29.53

 

Tom Myers

6.45

View

26.71

 

John Ramos

3.77

Meyran Kraus

26.37

 

Christopher Sturdy

3.55

Phil Carmody

17.15

 

Mark Huffman

0.38

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

 

High Standings

Name

1st

2nd

3rd

Tony Crafter

6

0

1

Adie Pena

3

0

1

Meyran Kraus

1

2

0

Phil Carmody

1

0

1

Ellie Dent

0

2

1

Rosie Perera

0

1

2

Dharam Khalsa

0

1

1

View

0

1

1

Anna Shefl

0

1

0

nedesto

0

1

0

David Bourke

0

0

1


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