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Adam.

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We had our first rain for about a month last night, so here's a sonnet to water.

The still and crystal surface of the lake,
The gentle clinging dew drops on the leaf,
The rugged ripples in the tall ship's wake;
Of nature's beauties water seems the chief.
But floods can come with harsh and brutal rain,
Tsunamis in the sea make crushing waves,
The desert dies as we with hoses drain
the water -- it kills and also saves.
O water in which Pharaoh's army dies!
O water used by John to life proclaim!
O water flowing from the Crucified!
O water where I was first given name!
The water sits and flows the same and changed;
Our life will go not where it has not ranged.


[For people that care about this sought of thing, the em-dash in v. 8 scans long. No, I'm not very happy about that either.]

[ 10. October 2007, 16:53: Message edited by: Hart ]

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Poetry Corner: Extras needed to write poetry - post here!

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Wet Kipper
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quote:
Originally posted by flags_fiend:
Poetry is not my strong point, being a chemistry student and all,

I'm a Chemistry Graduate, and still managed [Biased]

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And magnificently so.


Aren't love poems all about Chemistry?

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Our eyes met across a crowded lab
over a bunsen burner
there was Chemistry between us
and I didn't want to spurn her......

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The Rogue
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My poem is simply titled:

How much time did I waste on this?

My friends please listen to my tale
And heed its lesson without fail;
For only if you concentrate
Will you avoid a sorry fate.

The Internet is full of traps
To catch the most alert of chaps
But here is one which dulls your sense
Whatever your experience.

I’m sure that when you see a site
On Christianity you might
Well think that it is harmless and
Amusing to the Godly fan.

But stay awake; for every year
You should approach with great, great fear
The thread whose title simply is
The annual Autumn Knockout Quiz

At first sight it might seem a game
To muddle up a famous name
But then before you realise
You’re in it right up to your eyes.

Suddenly you need to know
Where eager quizzees ought to go;
What is meant by median
And mean and mode and also-ran.

It dominates your life so much
At work or home you can’t lose touch
You have to log on to the net:
Has the next round started yet?

I hear you cry out good and loud
Who could hoodwink such a crowd
Of innocents who merely dipped
For an hour aboard the Ship?

The evil fiend is the Quizmas
Ter for whom it seems that Christmas
Comes earlier and earlier
By filling us with dread and fear.

So take example from my lead
In September say “There’s no need
To play this villain’s game” and hug a
Tree instead like me. Oh bugger.

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flags_fiend
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quote:
Originally posted by Wet Kipper:
quote:
Originally posted by flags_fiend:
Poetry is not my strong point, being a chemistry student and all,

I'm a Chemistry Graduate, and still managed [Biased]
I know a chemistry poem:

Poor little Johnny
We'll never see him more
Cos what he thought was H2O was H2SO4

And I did still manage to write a poem, just not a very good one - I shouldn't really be spending time composing poems I have a lot of work (i.e. dissertation) I should be doing instead!

flags x

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You gentle scientists are not alone.

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In consideration of all science and math people I implore Quizmaster to use this round to flip and keep the worst of the poems. Then I might have a chance.

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Lady A

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This is a little something I wrote up last year for Dr. Seuss' birthday. I had it in comic sans font with lots of colors, made up display signs, brought in a bunch of books, made up Dr. Suess book fronts for all our favorites on the kitchen staff, I really had fun doing this! I had this poem on our information board for the day and sent out this email to all the staff:


Seuss in the kitchen? How can it be so?
But it is! So I'm bothering telling you so!

If you like to eat
Then come in to try
We have lots of good food
To put down inside

From Chicken to Fish
And a good book or two
You’ll find it in here
‘tween eleven and two

And Veggies!
And Fruit!
How can we forget?!?
They are of all food groups
The best items yet!

So grab a black plate
And pile it high
With Broccoli, carrots
And maybe French fries!

Come into the kitchen today and check out our One Fish, Two Fish, Three Fish, Four! and Chips, our Horton Hummus Plate or the Foona Lagoona Baboona Favorite Burrito! Not to mention Debbie's book display! Thank you Dr. Seuss for making words fun!

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On Correlation

Mathematics is not my strong suit,
I am a gist person, and wordy to boot.
However, I have been converted,
All my artistic leanings perverted -
By that ramshackle, vagabond statistic.
Serendipitous joy, if you'll only risk it !
Who knew your chances of fellatio
Increase with education in direct ratio ?
I age, and age too quick, God dammit !
The faster I recede from Halley's comet.
Oh such a baroque and beautiful reality
I could spin, weaving chance into causality.
Factor analysis and logistic regression
Offer fantastic duplicity some expression,
But correlation has a blind, brave simplicity
Compelling even in its total stupidity.
Ban exams and fire the policemen;
No more crime, no failing children.
Get your PhD and do your oral,
Live longer, run from Merthyr Tydfil.

So make sure you don't treat correlation
Like some eccentric poor relation,
Celebrate the bizarrest abberation
Of this statistical creation.
Demand it for matriculation !
I thank you for your kind co-operation.

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Chris-Gopher's Sonnet

You lie there paralyzed, just as my heart-
What once was vibrant now can’t seem to start.

Where once this boy laughed, loved, danced, jumped, and ran
Now is still; and will not become a man.

Who once was live; frenetic, bright and deep
Now only calls us with computer’s beep.

Around this bed; still, starched and bleached of life
Stand those who love you, perched upon this knife.

Where once this family would have been chatter
Silence rules; nothing seems to matter.

Our boy, our love! Who lit our worlds of gray:
We stand here, shattered –watch you fade away.


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Rugmaker
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I will be going offline until Monday in a couple of hours. In the event of

(a) My poem not being voted bottom (highly unlikely); and

(b) The next round closing before then (highly likely);

please accept the most appropriate of the list below as my answer:

1. 76
2. Cleveland 4 Boston 2
3. 18 March 1976
4. Trombone
5. Floccinaucinihilipilification (it's a real word, honest!)

Many thanks.

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My poem:

Quintessentially
undeniably,
inexplicably,
zestfully,
manifestly,
absolutely,
salaciously
the
eruditest
reprobate.

[Biased]

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quote:
Originally posted by Rugmaker:
I will be going offline until Monday in a couple of hours. In the event of

(a) My poem not being voted bottom (highly unlikely); and

(b) The next round closing before then (highly likely);

please accept the most appropriate of the list below as my answer:

1. 76
2. Cleveland 4 Boston 2
3. 18 March 1976
4. Trombone
5. Floccinaucinihilipilification (it's a real word, honest!)

Many thanks.

I thought it was floccipaucinihilipilification

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quote:
Originally posted by The Rogue:
I thought it was floccipaucinihilipilification

You may have thought that, but you would have been wrong [Biased]

Confirmation here

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The Rogue
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Perhaps we're both right

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Lady A

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Loved this in your post Rogue:

quote:
U.S. Senators Robert Byrd and Daniel Patrick Moynihan discussed the word on the Senate floor on June 17, 1991. Senator Byrd noted that he had used the word two or three years earlier on the Senate floor. Senator Moynihan was attempting to establish the longer variant: floccinaucinihilipilificationism.
Another instance of democracy in action or, perhaps, Quizmaster was running a Knockout Quiz on the U.S. Senate floor getting fine tuned for our game here?
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comet

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[pointless tangent]
quote:
Originally posted by Rugmaker:

2. Cleveland 4 Boston 2

Never! My hopes are on Boston this year! Cleveland?

not in a million years, dude.
[/pointless tangent]

[ 11. October 2007, 16:16: Message edited by: comet ]

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quote:
Originally posted by Lady A:
Loved this in your post Rogue:

quote:
U.S. Senators Robert Byrd and Daniel Patrick Moynihan discussed the word on the Senate floor on June 17, 1991. Senator Byrd noted that he had used the word two or three years earlier on the Senate floor. Senator Moynihan was attempting to establish the longer variant: floccinaucinihilipilificationism.
Another instance of democracy in action or, perhaps, Quizmaster was running a Knockout Quiz on the U.S. Senate floor getting fine tuned for our game here?
I'm starting to agree - the great Quizmaster's power extends far and wide. Why else would Chelsea start being so poor (causing me to be too depressed to link every answer to them)????
[Paranoid]

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quote:
Originally posted by comet:
[pointless tangent]
quote:
Originally posted by Rugmaker:

2. Cleveland 4 Boston 2

Never! My hopes are on Boston this year! Cleveland?

not in a million years, dude.
[/pointless tangent]

Not pointless at all! If Boston wins, we'll have all kinds of fun here in their Spring training home! [Big Grin] Go Red Sox!!

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Adam.

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quote:
Originally posted by comet:
[pointless tangent]
quote:
Originally posted by Rugmaker:

2. Cleveland 4 Boston 2

Never! My hopes are on Boston this year! Cleveland?

not in a million years, dude.
[/pointless tangent]

I remember we pushed last year for a baseball round. Did it ever happen? Will this year be our year?

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quote:
Originally posted by Hart:
I remember we pushed last year for a baseball round. Did it ever happen? Will this year be our year?

It did happen! (scroll down to the fourth post on the page)

[ 11. October 2007, 18:04: Message edited by: chicklegirl ]

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I would rhyme
If I had the time
But I don't
So I won't


[Snore]

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Quizmaster

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One Hour Left for the stragglers.

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Ann

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An autumnal quiz is a fall delight,
(Cat! you've got food - in the bowl on the floor!)
Work for the wit and work for the brains,
(Cat! if you're in my way I'll comb you for fleas!)
I'll get the answers if it takes all night,
(Cat! you've just knocked my hand with your paw!)
Competition sends fire through the veins.
(Cat! will you get off the keys!)

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Ann

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On being helped

An autumnal quiz is a fall delight,
(Cat! you've got food - in the bowl on the floor!)
Work for the wit and work for the brains,
(Cat! if you're in my way I'll comb you for fleas!)
I'll get the answers if it takes all night,
(Cat! you've just knocked my hand with your paw!)
Competition sends fire through the veins.
(Cat! will you get off the keys!)


(It also helps to read the instructions!)

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Quizmaster

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Knocked out for failing to post:

Annie P

You can focus on the baby now.

Qualifiers:

Ann
Caty the Southerner
Comet
Davelarge
Doublethink
Flags Fiend
Golden Key
Hart
Icklejen
Jedijudy
Lady A
Pure as Snow
Quizmaster
Rugasaw
Rugmaker
Sharkshooter
The Rogue
Wet Kipper

[ 11. October 2007, 21:04: Message edited by: Quizmaster ]

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Quizmaster

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ROUND SEVEN : NFL FOOTBALL

quote:
Originally posted by Hart:
I remember we pushed last year for a baseball round. Did it ever happen? Will this year be our year?

Answer : NO

American Football is the subject matter in this round. The NFL comprises the NFC and the AFC. You can find out more about it from the links posted by our helpful librarians shortly.

You must pick three teams that are playing this weekend. The matches take place on Sunday and Monday so you must have posted your choices by Saturday night.

Your set of three must be different from all other sets although you can choose teams chosen by other competitors.

I will add all the scores of the teams chosen together and the person with the lowest score will be eliminated.

You will have to rely on your chosen teams to score well.

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Quizmaster

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My Choices:

New England Patriots
Indianapolis Colts
Dallas Cowboys

That stops anyone else doing it!

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Adam.

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quote:
Originally posted by chicklegirl:
quote:
Originally posted by Hart:
I remember we pushed last year for a baseball round. Did it ever happen? Will this year be our year?

It did happen! (scroll down to the fourth post on the page)
So it did! But, it was an automatic knock-out (Chorister didn't post), so we clearly need to push for another one this year...

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Patdys
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Pittsburgh Steelers
Green Bay Packers
Dallas Cowboys

Quizmaster Assumed...
quote:
You can find out more about it from the links posted by our helpful librarians shortly.
[Razz]
Worth the negative points... Still I guess I'm just not a helpful librarian... Hmmm.

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Caty S.

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Current standings and teams playing this week

I go for

New England Patriots
Green Bay Packers
Dallas Cowboys


[ 11. October 2007, 21:38: Message edited by: caty the southerner ]

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Cleveland Browns
Dallas Cowboys
NE Patriots

Those not playing, for information purposes only (PATDYS)

Steelers
Bills
Broncos
Lions
49ers

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Patdys
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You know, in my trade,
You can afford to be a smart arse if you get it right.
You can afford to be wrong if you are kind.
But if you are both a smart arse and wrong...
You know, I assumed all those teams were playing [Hot and Hormonal]

I have found my life purpose.

Thanks Sharkshooter. I'll fix it later.

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With thanks to caty the southerner for her most helpful links, and with the aid of a pin, I'll go for:

Baltimore Ravens - they've been mentioned (in passing) on the Ship recently.
Seattle Seahawks - my dh has just got back from the Seattle region.
Atlanta Falcons - this round's for the birds.

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Baltimore ravens
Carolina panthers
Dallas cowboys

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Adam.

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Cleveland Browns
Arizona Cardinals
Oakland Raiders

Not stellar teams, nor rubbish opponents, but I reckon they're all solid offenses against weakish Ds.

On the grounds that you need to be able to separate teams' offensive and defensive capabilities to do well in this round, here's the Defensive and Offensive rankings for this season. Who ever said baseball fans got more fun with stats?

[ 11. October 2007, 22:54: Message edited by: Hart ]

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Caty S.

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I have been fighting with statistician-like tendencies I never knew I possessed. I was so tempted to print off reams of information about points scored and conceded and try to work out the relative strengths of the teams in each game.

Then I remembered that (a) I am still sleep-deprived from writing poetry in the middle of the night and starting work early in the morning every day since, and (b) what I know about the NFL could be written, if not on the back of a postage stamp, on the back of the envelope with room to spare. I didn't resort to a pin, but I did use the highly scientific method of "teams supported by people I know", and I'm hoping that the fact that two of them are playing each other won't kill my chances.

I am trying to resist the temptation to change my mind, work out the statistics, and revise my choices. I think I need restraining: "Back away from the calculator. Right now. Leave the calculator alone and no-one will get hurt."

[Noooo! Dammit, Hart, I don't need torture like that! Take me away from the statistics, someone, please, before I crack!]

[ 11. October 2007, 22:56: Message edited by: caty the southerner ]

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Doublethink.
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I hope you are playing with your correlations Caty. As an ignorant Brit I rely on the beeb for insight into these strange rituals.

And my choices:
  • Miami Dolphins
  • New Orleans Saints
  • St. Louis Rams


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rugasaw
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Here are my teams.

Cincinnati Bengals
New England Patriots
Green Bay Packers

To do best you can always analyze the weakest defenses and the strongest offenses according to rushing, passing, and scoring. Then pick the team that appears to over match the opponents defense. Or just blindly pick teams based on mascots, team colors, or randomly. This last technique seems to work best.

By the way I don't think the Colts are playing this weekend.

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sharkshooter

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quote:
Originally posted by rugasaw:
...By the way I don't think the Colts are playing this weekend.

Indeed, I missed that one:

Byes: Bills, Broncos, Lions, Colts, Steelers, 49ers

We know this round will not end before Monday night, and that Rugmaker seems to have already bowed out, making our choices more fun than important.

[ 12. October 2007, 02:13: Message edited by: sharkshooter ]

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Mertseger

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quote:
Originally posted by sharkshooter:
Rugmaker seems to have already bowed out, making our choices more fun than important. [/QB]

I don't know about that: he has at least the Browns and the Patriots from his pre-round answers.

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comet

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I'm feeling very scientific in my selections tonight - I'm picking the best anagrams of mascots.

1) New England TAT IS PRO - for all the Eccles freaks
2) the Philadelphia SEA LEGS [Big Grin]
3) the Miami HIND SLOP (sounds messy... I believe they have medication for that now)


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re Cleveland:

can anyone tell me what a "Brown" is supposed to be?

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Helpfully providing football info.

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quote:
Originally posted by rugasaw:
I am using Aero Condor has my airline. Who can go wrong with the Condor?

Where I come from (a movie set) the Condor is a diesel-powered high-reach man lift.

I wish I was legitimately on this thread…


[Disappointed]

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Miami Dolphins

Tennessee Titans

Carolina Panthers


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Lady A

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First, the Jacksonville Jaguars since they were the team that picked my best friend from high school's nephew to play on their team - Go Greg!! He's wanted to play football since a wee lad and has worked hard to make his dream come true!

Then, ah, the days of the Kingdome, Jim Zorn and Steve Largent...*happy sigh*, so I must choose Seattle Seahawks for my second pick. Go Raider Busters! And fond memories of yelling until my throat was sore and being unable to hear for a day after a game - the Kingdome was an incredible noise machine!

Then the Arizona Cardinals since my lovely daughter lives there at the moment.

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quote:
Originally posted by comet:
can anyone tell me what a "Brown" is supposed to be?

I always thought it was a hound. I'm probably wrong though.

My picks:
  • Atlanta Falcons
  • Baltimore Ravens
  • Green Bay Packers because I love Bret! Who saw his 421st touchdown pass the other week? He's awesome.

So, if Green Bay outscore Seattle I'm safe.

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