Anagrammy Leaders' Board - September, 2008 - 32 votes cast

32 votes

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

GENERAL:

1

  Christopher Sturdy

45  

What is forgetfulness? = Losing where stuff's at.

2

  Meyran Kraus

27  

A rustling of the wind = It's a wonderful thing.

2

  Dharam

27  

Evangelical Christian = I have certain callings.

4

  Scott Gardner

22  

The American presidential debate = Hear men trade ideas in epic battle.

5

  David Bourke

20  

Mastitis = Tit amiss.

6

  Ellie Dent

10  

New lover = Now revel!

7

  Rosie Perera

9  

Internet archives = Ancient hit server.

8

  Rick Rothstein

8  

Evangelical Christians = A clean-living chastiser.

9

  Adie Pena

6  

Mountains = No tsunami!

10

  Andrew Brehaut

5  

Christ's tenure = Sincere truths.

10

  View

5  

Deniers of the Holocaust ~ cussed: "Oh, Hitler not a foe!"

12

  Tony Crafter

4  

Designation = Inside, on tag!

 

  Total points:

188 

from 32 votes     (DFE factor: 0.375)

ENTERTAINMENT:

1

  Adie Pena

50  

Venus and sister Serena = An assured tennis serve!

2

  Scott Gardner

27  

Claude Monet, "Houses of Parliament" = Easel holds a picture of a monument.

3

  Ellie Dent

25  

Leonardo da Vinci's painting of the 'Mona Lisa' = Model is an icon, and plain favorite, so hang it!

4

  Meyran Kraus

21  

The studio film 'Iron Man' = I don this metal uniform.

5

  Tony Crafter

17  

The Beatles 'Magical Mystery Tour' = Boy! Let's try a great musical theme!

6

  Andrew Brehaut

16  

Steinbeck's Lennie Small and George Milton = Note best seller's goal: linking mice and men.

7

  Rosie Perera

10  

Tina Fey impersonates Sarah Palin = I may appear as her on SNL if in taste.

7

  Dharam

10  

The world famous Edgar Allan Poe's poem, "The Raven" = Lord, what a laugh at madness of people, "Nevermore"!

9

  View

6  

They Might Be Giants = Get the many big hits.

 

  Total points:

182 

from 31 votes     (DFE factor: 0.290)

TOPICAL:

1

  Scott Gardner

40  

"You can put lipstick on a pig, but it's still a pig" = GOP guy picks Palin, but it is a political stunt.

2

  Rosie Perera

32  

A pitbull in lipstick = But I still pick Palin.

3

  Meyran Kraus

29  

The actor Paul Newman is dead = I saw a talented chap mourned.

4

  Dharam

17  

Is Sarah Palin qualified to take on functions ~ if Al Qaeda continues to flourish in Pakistan?

5

  Neil Ramsay

11  

Malware is found on ISS laptops = NASA posts worm in file uploads.

6

  Tony Crafter

8  

JK Rowling donates 1m to the Labour Party funds. = 1m aid! Let a joyful Gordon Brown sputter, "Thanks!"

6

  Andrew Brehaut

8  

The series of hurricanes Hannah, Ike and Gustav ~ can hit, ravage, shake and ruin the fine US shores.

8

  Ed Pegg Jr

7  

Bail-out rescue plan = A bull in outer space.

9

  Paul Pan

6  

Many lolitas to avenge ~ Evangelist Tony Alamo!

9

  Richard Napier

6  

Newcastle United is for sale = Dennis Wise creates fallout.

11

  View

5  

Bush: 'Entire economy' at risk = Intent: "Oh, mercy! USA is broke!"

11

  Ellie Dent

5  

Nasty politicking in the United States = The 'lipstick' taunting is intense today.

13

  Adie Pena

4  

Washington Mutual Inc. = What?! Closing in autumn?!

14

  David Bourke

2  

Neil Ramsay is recovering from his stag-do = "My crisis flares: Vomit, groaning, sore head!"

 

  Total points:

180 

from 31 votes     (DFE factor: 0.452)

PEOPLES NAMES:

1

  Scott Gardner

42  

Michael Fred Phelps of the USA = He'll match pure speed of a fish!

2

  Adie Pena

34  

Vice President Sarah Palin = Invest in a crap leadership.

3

  Richard Brodie

24  

Sarah Louise Heath Palin = Alas, her lip has a hue on it.

4

  Rosie Perera

14  

Sarah Palin's glasses = Lass's pair has angles.

4

  Rick Rothstein

14  

The Republican's Vice Presidential candidate = Sarah Palin is decent, divine, predictable, cute...

4

  Paul Pan

14  

Evangelist Tony Alamo ~ loves genital anatomy.

7

  Meyran Kraus

13  

Marion Cotillard's Edith Piaf = I'd nail that period-film Oscar.

8

  Dharam

7  

The American novelist David Foster Wallace = Overrated vacant tales; claimed his own life.

9

  View

5  

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev = I drive state. Never mind muddy press.

10

  Tony Crafter

4  

Amanda Seyfried ‡ I am a faded syren.

11

  Chris

2  

Esther Louise Rantzen CBE = Oral Census: zebrine teeth.

12

  Christopher Sturdy

1  

Yves 'Fusionman' Rossy = Famous nervy sissy, no?

13

  David Bourke

0  

Gun-Marie Fredriksson = "Murder a fine song" risk.

 

  Total points:

174 

from 31 votes     (DFE factor: 0.419)

OTHER NAMES:

1

  Scott Gardner

41  

Palace of Westminster, London = Scene of old town's Parliament.

2

  Dharam

28  

The Louvre Museum in Paris, France = Peruse much in marvelous fine art.

2

  Tony Crafter

28  

The American Society of Retinal Specialists = Cataract in section of his eye? Simple - laser it!

4

  Meyran Kraus

23  

The terracotta soldiers of Shi Huang Di = Historical site of the hard stone guard.

5

  Rosie Perera

14  

The Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty = Not any fuel ore in their reactor plant.

6

  Andrew Brehaut

11  

Anglicans nestled ~ in England's castle.

6

  Adie Pena

11  

The American Association of Retired Persons ~ name the attire for senior occasions: Diapers!

6

  View

11  

Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island = Reword: Splendid vacations in Canada.

9

  Dee4j

9  

Washington Mutual = Tumult shown again.

10

  Ellie Dent

8  

The White House, United States = USA hideout then... with settees.

11

  David Bourke

4  

The National Federation of Private Pet Crematoria = A pale, terminated cat into the fire for evaporation.

 

  Total points:

188 

from 32 votes     (DFE factor: 0.344)

MEDIUM LENGTH:

1

  David Bourke

27  

The Republicans' American presidential candidates = McCain and Palin unite - a predictable sheer disaster!

2

  Ellie Dent

26  

Thomas Hardy's 'Tess of the D'Urbervilles, A Pu... = The unhappy farm lass suffers so, with love, b...

3

  Meyran Kraus

25  

Senator McCain was asked about Sarah Palin, who... = The old Republican candidate replied: "What ab...

4

  Dharam

18  

Richard Wright, the Pink Floyd's founding member... ~ "The Great Gig in the Sky" band, rainbow prism...

4

  Adrian Hickford

18  

The London Underground (alternatively known as ... = Undertook travel on the train by huge tunnels,...

6

  Tony Crafter

15  

What is 12 inches long, silver and the worst thi... = Rich singer Gary Glitter bought five hundred va...

7

  Andrew Brehaut

9  

George Bush backs the Senator John McCain's run... = Bugger's no chance around better persons if th...

8

  Rosie Perera

8  

"You can put lipstick on a pig, but it's still ... = Gambit to gain US publicity: a black pro attac...

9

  View

7  

Lehman Wins U.S. Court Approval for Sale to Barclays = A rich buyer's smart proposal can solve an awful lot?

10

  Adie Pena

4  

"My friend John and George Bush are joined at th... = Joe Biden enthused: "I'd prefer a major change...

 

  Total points:

157 

from 27 votes     (DFE factor: 0.370)

ANAGRAMMY CHALLENGE:

1

  Rosie Perera

20  

My protest delivered, I'm off to Quebec. It's normally much safer there.

2

  Larry Brash

19  

President Bush reflected: "My time has come to formally quit forever". (Awardsmaster's Choice Award)

3

  Neil Ramsay

13  

I'd really much prefer to yet be free from this most evil, mad conquest.

4

  Meyran Kraus

12  

The live dispatch forms R.E. Lee's famed quote: "I tremble for my country".

5

  Michael Omstead

11  

Bluecoats quieted off my Nashville forces. My error permitted them!

5

  Tony Crafter

11  

"Battle from Hell. Army stretched. Enemy's romped over us. I quit office!"

7

  Mike Mesterton-Gibbons

10  

Overcome by liquor, I let my Mrs help the men to suffer drastic defeat.

8

  Andrew Brehaut

9  

Hey, sir. To protect myself from dull confederate members, I have quit.

9

  Adrian Hickford

8  

From the Clumsy Chief: Battle over. Most men dead. RIP. Feel quite sorry.

9

  Ellie Dent

8  

Beheld my overstretched troops face fire: many more fell. I must quit.

9

  Adie Pena

8  

Both forces fully savored my quite formal, timed retirement speech.

12

  Chris

6  

Direct request: The maps chafe my bum. Send every toilet roll or I'm off.

12

  Dharam

6  

As overqualified men try to decipher so much from letters left by me.

14

  Christopher Sturdy

3  

Prerequisite to blot the cursed Nashville from my affected memory.

 

  Total points:

144 

from 24 votes     (DFE factor: 0.583)

LONG:

1

  Tony Crafter

49  

A wife was in the kitchen, preparing to boil so... = A trucker, who has been on the road for three...

2

  Dharam

41  

The man and wife had been married sixty delight... ~ When asked about the contents of the undecora...

3

  Adie Pena

20  

TOP 10 THINGS YOU DIDN'T KNOW ABOUT JOE BIDEN ... = TOP 10 REASONS OBAMA ANNOUNCED HIS VP OVER TEX...

4

  Larry Brash

11  

GUTS is coming home late drunk after an extreme... = BALLS would be, after a great guys' night out...

4

  Rosie Perera

11  

Sarah Palin claims she knows enough about Russia... = Unbearable! To have seen the Siberian tundra i...

 

  Total points:

132 

from 24 votes     (DFE factor: 0.208)

SPECIAL:

1

  Adie Pena

41  

Anagram Crossword Puzzle

2

  Dharam

19  

Obama or McCain as President

3

  Tony Crafter

12  

MANDY By Barry Manilow

4

  Tony Crafter

11  

A young blonde Portsmouth girl...

4

  Dharam

11  

ANIMAL SUPERSTITIONS

6

  Adie Pena

6  

SEPTEMBER SONG by Maxwell Anderson and Kurt Weill

6

  Rosie Perera

6  

A spamagram

8

  Dharam

3  

MANDY By Barry Manilow

9

  Dharam

1  

A VP Debate Drinking Game

 

  Total points:

110 

from 20 votes     (DFE factor: 0.450)

RUDE:

1

  David Bourke

32  

An erect phallus = A prelate's lunch.

2

  Dharam

20  

All you men want is one thing = Lonely unhesitating woman.

3

  Rick Rothstein

17  

God Damn Son of a Bitch! = A night of bad condoms?

4

  Adie Pena

15  

The striptease = He sees tit part!

5

  Paul Pan

13  

The Republicans = Lube a sphincter!

6

  Meyran Kraus

8  

Cheating on spouses horrifies the guys: ~ "She's going to cut your penis if she hears!"

7

  Tony Crafter

7  

Thick, 'n' ain't drooping = A north-pointing dick!

8

  View

6  

Palin meets world leaders at UN = 'Wet' around all male presidents.

 

  Total points:

118 

from 21 votes     (DFE factor: 0.381)


Daniel F. Etter Memorial Award Points*

Name

Points

 

Name

Points

Dharam

74.89

 

Paul Pan

13.53

Adie Pena

73.79

 

Larry Brash

13.38

Scott Gardner

65.86

 

Neil Ramsay

12.55

Meyran Kraus

61.98

 

Adrian Hickford

11.33

Tony Crafter

56.55

 

Richard Brodie

10.06

Rosie Perera

51.03

 

Michael Omstead

6.42

David Bourke

31.97

 

Mike Mesterton-Gibbons

5.83

Ellie Dent

30.31

 

Chris

4.34

Andrew Brehaut

22.50

 

Ed Pegg Jr

3.16

Christopher Sturdy

19.04

 

Dee4j

3.09

View

16.63

 

Richard Napier

2.71

Rick Rothstein

15.35

 

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

 

High Standings

Name

1st

2nd

3rd

Scott Gardner

3

1

0

Adie Pena

2

1

1

David Bourke

2

0

0

Tony Crafter

1

1

1

Rosie Perera

1

1

0

Christopher Sturdy

1

0

0

Dharam

0

5

0

Meyran Kraus

0

1

2

Ellie Dent

0

1

1

Larry Brash

0

1

0

Neil Ramsay

0

0

1

Richard Brodie

0

0

1

Rick Rothstein

0

0

1


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