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Old 05 September 2011, 07:35 PM
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Judge Snopes bingo

I have a new idea for a game, which might be fun, but it could also become kind of annoying. Thus if the mods say no, no big deal.

Here are the rules.

1. There is only one bingo card per game.

2. You mark a square off by being the first to post in this thread quoting or pointing to the post in which the phrase or smiley is used.

3. First claimant gets to count the square; if it’s not you, you have to wait for the phrase to appear again.

4. Phrases and smileys only count in the body of a post.

5. The judge is the person who creates the bingo card; the judge’s decision is final.

6. Close paraphrases are ok; judge decides what counts.

7. The winner gets to make the next card and be the next judge.

8. You cannot claim a phrase used in this thread, or in your own post in another thread.

9. You may only use posts made since the current bingo card began. i.e., in this case, after the timestamp on this post.

10. You are responsible for keeping track of the squares you have been awarded.

11. The first person to get all nine must post here with the words “SNOPES BINGO!”

12. Other rules may be added as we go along, in case there's something I haven't thought of, not just to mess with your minds.

Here is the first bingo card, so I’m making it easy:

ROLLY EYE ICON___________Cite, please__________DOYC

NFBSK___________________Rant_______________SQUEE

Clinton__________________UL__________________Hitle r
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Old 05 September 2011, 07:45 PM
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As an example if one of the squares was "Obama," the first person to point to this post, http://message.snopes.com/showpost.p...6&postcount=23, for example, would get to check the square.
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Old 06 September 2011, 08:18 AM
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I just checked and they still have Let's Kill Hitler up. GRRR
It's in the "Letters..." thread.
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Old 06 September 2011, 12:28 PM
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And number two:

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Originally Posted by JoeBentley View Post
But after listening to 8 years of "But Clinton..." it seems we're now doomed to at least 4 years of "But Bush..."
In the " Republican apologizes..." thread.

And does this quote from the "Top Gear" thread count for NFBSK?

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I'm not sure why, for some reason, I assumed I was the only person in the world who found Richard Hammond NFBSKING ADORABLE......
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Old 06 September 2011, 02:13 PM
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I'll check the times, but assuming they check out, first three squares to Don Enrico...
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Old 07 September 2011, 10:16 AM
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I seem to be the only one playing, but we can as well finish this round, can't we?

The "Man Dies From Toothache..." thread gives me both the rant

Quote:
Originally Posted by Sylvanz View Post
... I ended up losing the coverage for a year because of a (intentional?) lack of communication...'nother rant.
and the roll eyes icon. The latter is in this post
Quote:
Originally Posted by Dreams of Thinking Machines View Post
From the comments:
This gem, ...
but it's embedded in a quote and can't be quoted directly.
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Old 07 September 2011, 10:58 AM
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Does this
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Originally Posted by LizzyBean View Post
Did you jump up, squee and then run around your office when you read that? Because I totally would have. Totally the most awesome thing ever.
count for SQUEE?
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Old 07 September 2011, 03:55 PM
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You are the only one playing, but that's just because it's a game for the intelligent and handsome only.

You have six of the nine squares already!

Isn't this more fun than making a giant ball out of rubber bands?
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Old 08 September 2011, 10:32 AM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Chloe View Post
You are the only one playing, but that's just because it's a game for the intelligent and handsome only.
Thank you very much indeed.

Quote:
You have six of the nine squares already!
SQUEE!

Quote:
Isn't this more fun than making a giant ball out of rubber bands?
Am I being watched?
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Old 09 September 2011, 07:27 AM
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As for the man's intelligence, perhaps you guys can fill me in on whether or not this is a UL or a real story about Pres Bush.
From the "Republican apologises..." thread.
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Old 09 September 2011, 08:19 AM
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You are the only one playing, but that's just because it's a game for the intelligent and handsome only.
Yeah , but as soon as I jag the ninth one, and trump the Don with my call of "HOUSIE!", I shall be the most intelligentest, and dare I say it? The most handomest snopster going.
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Old 09 September 2011, 09:00 AM
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SatansHobbit, I won't try to compete with you in handsomness - I've seen the pictures!

ETA:
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Originally Posted by Steve Eisenberg View Post
Cite, please.
It's from the "Postal service..." thread.

Eight down, one to go.

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Old 09 September 2011, 09:21 AM
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Yet I'm even more handsome when I'm clothed

You're after "Doik", aren't ya?
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Old 09 September 2011, 09:44 AM
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No need to deliberatly mis-print, SatansHobbit, see rule #8 above. And you're right, I'm after DOYC - but the only uses I could find up to now are to old.

I will not be online over the weekend - that will be your (and anybody else's) chance to catch up.

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Old 09 September 2011, 02:08 PM
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Well, Don Enrico, for a low low price, I'll make a post with Doik in it
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Old 12 September 2011, 07:39 AM
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The "Relationships" thread has this

Quote:
Originally Posted by Starla View Post
What might seem like "how could they throw in the towel so quickly?" may actually be, "My DYOC, why didn't they end this years ago?"
and while it has a typo, I'm going to claim it to end this game.

So: "Snopes Bingo!"

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Old 12 September 2011, 04:00 PM
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Nicely done. The prize is a shiny sense of pride, and the right to set the next game, if anyone but me is likely to play.
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What the heck, I'll give it a shot this round as well.
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Old 12 September 2011, 06:34 PM
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Hurrah! I think that means you're up, Don Enrico...
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Old 13 September 2011, 08:26 AM
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Oh, I didn't expect that. Let's see...

Obama__________teh*__________a picture of a cat or a dog

Aussie________Fox News________Bachmann
________snopster**______a European capital


* this spelling only!
** any female variant counts, too

All the original rules apply. And the game starts...

NOW!
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