The Anagrammy Leaders' Board - December, 2005

44 votes

GENERAL:

1

  Mey Kraus

47  

Abusive relationships = Pain? Bruises? I have lots.

2

  Rick

37  

Cognitive therapist: ~ "I've got rich patients!"

3

  Tony Crafter

28  

"Hope is a waking dream." - Aristotle = So heartwarming. Said like a poet!

4

  View

25  

Deadly combination = Man, lady, bed, coition.

5

  David Bourke

22  

Stouter girths = Tight trousers.

6

  Zoran Radisavlevic

21  

In a moment = No time, man!

7

  aussie battler

15  

Appreciates ~ pasta recipe.

8

  Toby Gottfried

14  

Deadly combination = Bin Laden + a city = Doom.

9

  Larry Brash

10  

Bilateral hip replacements = Her case: pain, limp... All better!

9

  Simon Woodard

10  

Nudist gigs = Disgusting.

11

  Ellie

8  

Chanteuses ~ chase tunes.

12

  Adrian Hickford

7  

In agreement = Near-meeting.

12

  Horrid Stretchy Pus

7  

Tri-nitro toluene = To ruin entire lot.

14

  Mike Mesterton-Gibbons

6  

Coprolites = Relict poos.

 

  Total points:

257 

from 44 votes     (DFE factor: 0.318)

ENTERTAINMENT:

1

  Mey Kraus

57  

The Mona Lisa drawing = A damsel with a grin on.

2

  Toby Gottfried

40  

"The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne = Recall, then, the '...

3

  Paul Pan

37  

The Hunchback of Notre Dame = A bucktoothed Frenchman, he.

4

  Mike Mesterton-Gibbons

32  

Onward Christian Soldiers = Lord is at war, sends in choir?

5

  Larry Brash

22  

Supermodel Naomi Campbell = One lump's a medical problem.

6

  Tony Crafter

19  

The boys' novel Treasure Island = Heard tale by R. Louis Stevenson.

7

  Ellie

12  

John Keats: 'Ode on Melancholy' = Hello, can he do jokes? Not many.

7

  David A Green

12  

Captain William Earl Johns, the creator... = Aloft in Sopwith Camel, I can go grab ...

9

  View

10  

The artist formerly known as 'Prince' = Crank's a nit, performer with no style.

 

  Total points:

241 

from 41 votes     (DFE factor: 0.220)

TOPICAL:

1

  Mey Kraus

62  

Sir Elton's big day = Not by a girl's side...

2

  Don Rogers

41  

Ariel Sharon hospitalized = A leadership is horizontal.

3

  Toby Gottfried

39  

Times Square, New York City = It quite rocks my New Year's.

4

  Linda Garner

30  

Cost of living increase = Losers facing eviction.

5

  Tony Crafter

21  

American Air Marshals shoot passenger = Maniac has terror rampages, so he's slain.

6

  David Bourke

20  

Best final ~ in Belfast.

7

  Rick

13  

The late US comedian Richard Pryor = Oh dear, typical trend is race humor.

8

  Larry Brash

10  

The late US comedian Richard Pryor = Mainly a report: his death occurred.

9

  Mike Mesterton-Gibbons

5  

Rolf Harris's portrait of the Queen = Quoth she: a first in prole art for E.R.

10

  View

2  

Scores of whales beached in New Zealand = Woe when obese crazed 'sea - fish' clan land.

 

  Total points:

243 

from 42 votes     (DFE factor: 0.238)

PEOPLES NAMES:

1

  Larry Brash

39  

Alexander Graham Bell, inventor of the ... = He began on an experiment: A "Hello?" ...

2

  David A Green

32  

Russian ballet dancer Rudolf Khametovic... = Unrivalled, he's famously bravoed in t...

3

  Toby Gottfried

30  

Astronaut John Glenn = Long non-Earth jaunts.

3

  Mey Kraus

30  

The Blessed Virgin Mary = Delivers by this manger.

5

  Don Rogers

17  

The Wise Men: Melchior, Gaspar, and Balthazar = What able, learned stargazers champion Him!

6

  Mike Mesterton-Gibbons

16  

Wilnelia Forsyth = Still a horny wife?

6

  Hans-Peter Reich

16  

The Norwegian explorer Roald E.G.Amundsen = Rare South-Pole examiner, now grand legend!

6

  Zoran Radisavlevic

16  

Sir Galahad = A grail dash!

9

  David Bourke

15  

The late Kerry Francis Bullmore Packer = Rum fella. Cricket players heartbroken.

10

  View

13  

Private detective Sherlock Holmes = Let's harm the evil deceptive crooks!

10

  Paul Pan

13  

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad = I'm a paranoid madman 'n' I hate Jehudi nerds.

12

  Tony Crafter

11  

Christina Maria Aguilera = Her air-guitar is maniacal!

 

  Total points:

248 

from 42 votes     (DFE factor: 0.286)

OTHER NAMES:

1

  View

55  

The Polaroid cameras = Clear photo is a dream.

2

  Larry Brash

46  

The Microsoft Corporation = Sort of pathetic or moronic.

3

  Mey Kraus

40  

Hitler's dictatorship = A Third Reich's its plot.

4

  Linda Garner

30  

Disney Channel = See child nanny.

5

  Tony Crafter

29  

The Gandhi Labor Institute in Ahmedabad = Highest tribute to a bald, Indian head-man.

6

  Toby Gottfried

24  

Capetown, South Africa = I can watch out for apes.

7

  David Bourke

22  

The Cregagh housing estate in East Belfast = "The late George Best's fantashtic! A geniush!"

8

  Mike Mesterton-Gibbons

6  

Ursus arctos horribilis = Sour, cross, brutish, I lair.

 

  Total points:

252 

from 43 votes     (DFE factor: 0.186)

MEDIUM LENGTH:

1

  Tony Crafter

62  

"I have been through some terrible thing... = "Whereas the others were all, thankfull...

2

  Larry Brash

42  

It provokes the desire but it takes away... = Risk's fair that we've had too many be...

3

  David Bourke

36  

The new leader of the Conservative Party... = Onward, after Michael Howard's malevole...

4

  Mey Kraus

27  

"A little in one's own pocket is better... = "The line is nice, but thanks to comp...

5

  Horrid Stretchy Pus

22  

According to astrology, what star sign ... = Capricorn. Now some fab, new Trinity'...

6

  James H Young

18  

"Tragedy is when I cut my finger; comed... = While irony is done when a few unlikel...

7

  Don Rogers

13  

Alan Shepard, Scott Carpenter, John Gle... = Project Mercury was responding to nati...

8

  David A Green

12  

Joyce Lankester Brisley's "The Adventur... = Children value and flatly enjoy my boo...

 

  Total points:

232 

from 40 votes     (DFE factor: 0.200)

AWARDSMASTER'S CHALLENGE:

1

  Tony Crafter

38  

The Christmas movie 'It's A Wonderful Life' = Festive old film hit is sure to charm anew.

2

  Toby Gottfried

34  

"It's beginning to feel a lot like Christmas." = Tell Santa, "Come in! Bring those gifts I like!" (Awardsmaster's Choice Award)

3

  Mike Mesterton-Gibbons

29  

The Twelve Days of Christmas ~ Left my saved cash with store.

4

  Scott Gardner

25  

Merry Saint Nicholas = In early on Christmas.

5

  View

24  

The true meaning of Christmas = Cherish a great moment, it's fun!

6

  Mey Kraus

21  

Bethlehem Palestinians on Christmas Eve = A solemn event in the Messiah's birthplace.

7

  David Bourke

20  

Christmas over-eating = Heart-scares, vomiting.

8

  Joe Fathallah

18  

Christmas food = Has discomfort.

9

  Horrid Stretchy Pus

11  

The Awardmaster's challenge is ~ a sweet Christmas Herald Angel!

10

  Don Rogers

10  

The gifts of the Wise men: Gold, Franki... = Asked them, "Sent thy offerings for ne...

11

  Ellie

8  

The Three Kings, aka Magi, Wise Men = A sign: we make a night trek... see HIM.

12

  Larry Brash

6  

After the twelfth day of Christmas, I a... = Feast day gift voucher for memory testi...

13

  Linda Garner

5  

Chestnuts roasting on an open fire= an' hints upon since forgotten eras.

 

  Total points:

249 

from 42 votes     (DFE factor: 0.310)

LONG:

1

  Tony Crafter

55  

DO NOT GO GENTLE INTO THAT GOOD NIGHT by... = 'Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night...

2

  Mey Kraus

41  

[Bush Teleconference With Soldiers Stag... = The rehearsal Ms. Barber: Nice to s...

3

  David Bourke

38  

...

4

  Mehal Shah

31  

The Fellowship of the Ring: Frodo Baggi... = I saw an long, epic book from ergo, k...

5

  Horrid Stretchy Pus

12  

Kew, Chiswick, Barnes, Hammersmith, Putn... = The Central London Thames crossings in...

 

  Total points:

177 

from 31 votes     (DFE factor: 0.161)

SPECIAL:

1

  Mey Kraus

43  

Ambigram of the first verse of Lewis Carroll's Jabberwocky.

2

  James H Young

33  

Google.

3

  Tony Crafter

31  

Annabel Lee.

4

  Horrid Stretchy Pus

23  

The Leader by Anonymous.

5

  Hans-Peter Reich

21  

Anagrammed Bible in German.

6

  Richard Brodie

8  

Surah #108.

6

  View

8  

The rich man has his motor car.

 

  Total points:

167 

from 29 votes     (DFE factor: 0.241)

RUDE:

1

  Tony Crafter

50  

The hardcore-porno star Linda Lovelace = Deep Throat's carnal icon loved her oral!

2

  Mey Kraus

44  

The calendar model = A doll had men erect.

3

  Rick

32  

Ah! A suppository clue... ~ Oh, place it up your ass.

4

  Paul Pan

22  

Coitus & onanism Sanctimonious.

5

  aussie battler

19  

Palpitates = Tits appeal.

6

  David Bourke

7  

Hellenic Naturist Federation = Fellation, recruited in Athens.

 

  Total points:

174 

from 30 votes     (DFE factor: 0.200)


Daniel F. Etter Memorial Award Points*

Name

Points

 

Name

Points

Mey Kraus

95.93

 

David A Green

14.18

Tony Crafter

77.13

 

James H Young

11.57

Toby Gottfried

46.08

 

Zoran Radisavlevic

11.25

David Bourke

41.06

 

Hans-Peter Reich

9.64

Larry Brash

40.35

 

aussie battler

8.57

View

33.93

 

Scott Gardner

7.74

Mike Mesterton-Gibbons

24.79

 

Ellie

7.66

Rick

21.27

 

Joe Fathallah

5.57

Don Rogers

20.31

 

Mehal Shah

5.00

Horrid Stretchy Pus

17.52

 

Simon Woodard

3.18

Paul Pan

16.24

 

Adrian Hickford

2.23

Linda Garner

14.27

 

Richard Brodie

1.93

*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

0

2

Larry Brash

1

2

0

View

1

0

0

Toby Gottfried

0

2

2

Rick

0

1

1

David A Green

0

1

0

Don Rogers

0

1

0

James H Young

0

1

0

David Bourke

0

0

2

Mike Mesterton-Gibbons

0

0

1

Paul Pan

0

0

1


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