The Anagrammy Leaders' Board - April, 2005

60 votes

GENERAL:

1

  Deano

78  

Familiarity breeds contempt = Bet it's typical of married men.

2

  Scott Gardiner

54  

A depression = One's despair.

3

  David Bourke

35  

The typical blonde-haired woman = On the whole, rated incapably dim.

4

  Tony Crafter

31  

A healthy diet = The daily hate.

5

  Zoran

25  

The art of seduction = Act of true hedonist.

6

  Rosie Perera

22  

Sweet dreams ~ saw me rested.

6

  View

22  

Pour cold water on... = Cool down rapture.

8

  Ellie

21  

Noteworthiness Show no interest.

9

  Toby Gottfried

16  

Don't put all your eggs in one basket = Plan touted, but seen risky long ago.

10

  Mey Kraus

14  

Combat injury = Cut, in army job.

11

  mod

12  

Rude Section = Erotic Nudes.

11

  Adrian Hicksford

12  

Bearded Ladies Dead desirable.

13

  Rick

10  

An erotic ~ reaction.

14

  Turb

4  

The tsunami scare on December = Merchants rose, became united.

15

  Horrid Stretchy Pus

1  

Glass of water ~ was e.g. for salt.

 

  Total points:

357 

from 60 votes     (DFE factor: 0.250)

ENTERTAINMENT:

1

  Mey Kraus

69  

Star Clint Eastwood ~ also wants to direct.

2

  Dee4j

39  

Tiger Woods is the man! = "Good, I win the Masters!"

3

  Don Fortier

32  

Hillary Clinton's black comedy = "Kill My Bill" (any chance, doctors?)

3

  Ellie

32  

Constable's masterpiece, "The Haywain" = The way he obtains a simple cart scene.

5

  Rosie Perera

29  

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy = Hi, that author highly excited geeks.

6

  David Bourke

25  

The cartoon character Popeye the Sailor Man = Oh, tar ate more spinach to reach real potency!

7

  Scott Gardiner

24  

Claude Monet's "The Water Lily Pond" = He'll paint wet or muddy scene a lot.

7

  Deano

24  

The Pam and Tommy video = A TV nympho made me do it.

7

  Richard Grantham

24  

Sandro Botticelli = Artistic old noble.

10

  Larry Brash

23  

The Italian composer Antonio Lucio Vivaldi = I am a poor, Catholic, loud, Venetian violinist.

11

  Toby Gottfried

21  

Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds = Why not like this dandy music ?

12

  Tony Crafter

10  

'I Close My Eyes And Count To Ten' = Dusty cannot see me too nicely.

13

  Don Rogers

7  

Demolition Derby = Body remodel in it.

 

  Total points:

359 

from 60 votes     (DFE factor: 0.217)

TOPICAL:

1

  Scott Gardiner

50  

The traditional Passover meal = To have a Seder is all-important.

2

  Mey Kraus

45  

Despite hope, ~ the Pope dies.

3

  ofap

44  

Labour Party Manifesto = Tony Blair maps our fate. (Awardsmaster's Choice Award)

4

  Adrian Hicksford

43  

The Jackson Trial = Reckon that's jail.

5

  Tony Crafter

41  

Charles will have to postpone his nuptia... ~ in plans to avoid clash with Holy Pope'...

6

  David Bourke

27  

Tony Blair's election manifesto = More nasty lies, notable fiction.

7

  Rick

19  

The Royal Wedding = Now delayed, right?

8

  Don Rogers

17  

Conclave of the Cardinals = Ah, concord; fill "vacant See".

9

  Rosie Perera

13  

The honeymoon at Balmoral = Month at a noble royal home.

9

  Horrid Stretchy Pus

13  

"Are you thinking what we're thinking?" = "Hey, a git! Right wanker! No win in the UK!"

11

  View

12  

The Conclave of Cardinals = Called... chosen for Vatican.

12

  Don Fortier

10  

John Paul the Second passes in Rome = Pope, Holiness, hero -- ascend, just man.

13

  Deano

9  

Tony Blair versus Michael Howard = Hah! Idle New Labour vs Tory racism.

14

  Dee4j

7  

Iraqi insurgents are~ in square near Tigris.

 

  Total points:

350 

from 59 votes     (DFE factor: 0.237)

PEOPLES NAMES:

1

  Ellie

80  

Will Shakespeare ~ speaks well, I hear.

2

  David Bourke

70  

His Holiness Pope Benedict = Ich bin ein hopeless despot.

3

  Scott Gardiner

51  

The apostle Judas = A plot--Jesus' death.

4

  Tony Crafter

47  

Grigori Rasputin and the Empress Alexandra = Mad Russian, in ego-trip, had regal sex-partner.

5

  Rick

36  

Camilla, the Duchess of Rothesay = She's daft, homelier... a lousy catch.

6

  Mey Kraus

33  

Benedict XVI (Joseph Ratzinger) = He gets in prized Vicar job next.

7

  Toby Gottfried

20  

Edouard Manet = Mature ? No, dead.

8

  Jeff Fishman

6  

Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger = John P. regrets radical Nazi.

9

  Rosie Perera

5  

German painter and engraver Albrecht Durer = I'm grand angel etcher; pure art never ran drab.

 

  Total points:

348 

from 60 votes     (DFE factor: 0.150)

OTHER NAMES:

1

  Mey Kraus

92  

London's Westminster Abbey = One wanders by silent tombs.

2

  Don Rogers

37  

Fat Man and Little Boy = I flatten land by atom.

3

  Rosie Perera

34  

US Office of Management and Budget = Fudge; finance mega amounts of debt.

4

  Don Fortier

28  

The Masters Golf Tournament = Most men start hunt for Eagle.

5

  Rick

27  

American prostitutes... ~ at times, Puerto Ricans.

6

  Dee4j

26  

Arctic National Wildlife Refuge = A few can drill it, get oil ; face ruin.

7

  Deano

25  

Smith and Wesson = Shot 'n' missed? Naw!

8

  David Bourke

22  

The Costa Brava region of Spain = Brits, one vat of cheapo sangria.

9

  View

21  

Hispanists = It's Spanish.

10

  Zoran

14  

Miami Heat = Hi, I'm a team!

11

  Larry Brash

10  

St. Peter's Basilica, Rome = Pieta, relics (ears), tombs.

12

  Tony Crafter

8  

Rubens At The Palace = A respectable haunt.

 

  Total points:

344 

from 60 votes     (DFE factor: 0.200)

MEDIUM LENGTH:

1

  Mey Kraus

88  

The movie 'Raiders of the Lost Ark', dir... = It's a biblical trove from God they se...

2

  Larry Brash

61  

NOTE: This forum is moderated. Spam pos... = We promise to dump morbid adverts from...

3

  Deano

54  

The election candidacies of Tony Blair,... ~ as held in national democracy handled ...

4

  David Bourke

53  

Prince Rainier Louis Henri Maxence Bert... = Monarch into finance...married Grace, ...

5

  Rosie Perera

32  

Alexander Pope's great "Essay on Man" b... = The content marks man's bankrupt foppe...

6

  Tony Crafter

29  

"Ra-ra-Rasputin, lover of the Russian q... = Tsarina's immoral paramour. He was poi...

 

  Total points:

317 

from 54 votes     (DFE factor: 0.111)

LONG:

1

  Tony Crafter

77  

One night I dreamed I was walking along... = Two monks, wandering through the wood...

2

  David Bourke

67  

The Queen will miss the civil wedding o... = The 8 vital reasons Prince Charles is...

3

  Mey Kraus

66  

Childhood by Michael Jackson Have yo... = (The verdict in the trial of Michael ...

4

  Rosie Perera

38  

Buttprints in the Sand One night I ha... = Some notorious lines of poetry attrib...

5

  Horrid Stretchy Pus

18  

"Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me y... = John F Kennedy inaugurated an unlucky...

 

  Total points:

266 

from 47 votes     (DFE factor: 0.106)

SPECIAL:

1

  Mike Keith

80  

Tired with all these for restful death I cry...

2

  Mey Kraus

63  

The Parson's Tale (that is found in 'The Canterbury Tales' written by Geoffrey Chaucer)

3

  Richard Grantham

62  

How like a winter hath my absence been...

4

  David Bourke

31  

'Mandy' - Barry Manilow

5

  Tony Crafter

30  

There was a young babe from Skravire...

 

  Total points:

266 

from 46 votes     (DFE factor: 0.109)

RUDE:

1

  Mike Keith

60  

His large penis ~ is pleasing her.

2

  Mey Kraus

50  

A pair of crotchless panties = Has rip for potential access.

3

  Adrian Hicksford

31  

Interactive porn = Pervert in action.

4

  Rick

29  

A lesbian experience = Exercise a penile ban.

4

  Tony Crafter

29  

Angelina Jolie's ass = I ogle a lass in jeans.

6

  View

19  

Pornographic videotapes = Proposed topic - her vagina.

7

  Paul Pan

17  

Breast augmentation = An utmost giant EE bra!

8

  David Bourke

12  

Thomas Crapper, the "inventor of the flu... = Great merit proven: "Pull the chain, th...

9

  Ice

10  

The water closet = See twat, chortle.

9

  Deano

10  

Shit for brains = Or, British fans.

11

  Zoran

6  

Denise van Outen = One evident anus.

12

  Joe Fathallah

3  

Michael Howard's Manifesto = Low racism of mean shithead.

13

  nedesto

0  

Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger = J-P rogers Nazi in cathedral.

 

  Total points:

276 

from 48 votes     (DFE factor: 0.271)


Daniel F. Etter Memorial Award Points*

Name

Points

 

Name

Points

Mey Kraus

89.67

 

Larry Brash

13.76

David Bourke

55.11

 

Don Rogers

12.95

Tony Crafter

50.82

 

Richard Grantham

11.94

Deano

40.54

 

Toby Gottfried

11.55

Scott Gardiner

38.21

 

Zoran

10.68

Rosie Perera

30.02

 

ofap

10.44

Rick

25.66

 

Horrid Stretchy Pus

5.25

Mike Keith

24.95

 

Paul Pan

4.60

Ellie

24.18

 

mod

3.00

Adrian Hicksford

21.60

 

Ice

2.71

View

17.69

 

Turb

1.00

Dee4j

15.31

 

Jeff Fishman

0.90

Don Fortier

14.91

 

Joe Fathallah

0.81

*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

3

3

1

Mike Keith

2

0

0

Scott Gardiner

1

1

1

Deano

1

0

1

Ellie

1

0

1

Tony Crafter

1

0

0

David Bourke

0

2

1

Dee4j

0

1

0

Don Rogers

0

1

0

Larry Brash

0

1

0

Adrian Hicksford

0

0

1

Don Fortier

0

0

1

Richard Grantham

0

0

1

Rosie Perera

0

0

1

ofap

0

0

1


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