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#167892 - 04/30/07 09:06 AM Re: hogwash® rules(?) [Re: BranShea]
Buffalo Shrdlu Offline
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Originally Posted By: BranShea
Is a plant with pale blue little fowers.


remember that answers should sent in a Private Message to whomever is running the hogwash®, in this case JodyCT.
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#167894 - 04/30/07 09:18 AM Re: hogwash® rules(?) [Re: Buffalo Shrdlu]
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Oh , sorry , I thought it was still in an informational stage and wanted to let JodyCT know that yeh, that's a real easy word.
Excuse me.

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#167895 - 04/30/07 09:18 AM Re: hogwash® rules(?) [Re: BranShea]
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Bran, that's cool. no problem.
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#167898 - 04/30/07 10:41 AM Re: hogwash® rules(?) [Re: Buffalo Shrdlu]
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well, quoting P. 1 above, "to start, the moderator/hogmaster® posts a [really] obscure word." in the event, I don't think this places nearly enough emphasis on the word obscure, take a look at the list of previous words

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#167901 - 04/30/07 10:56 AM Re: hogwash® rules(?) [Re: tsuwm]
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btw, here's where the decision came down to call our version of the Dictionary Game hogwash®.

edit: this was round one(1!)'s results


Edited by tsuwm (04/30/07 11:01 AM)

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#167906 - 04/30/07 12:02 PM Re: hogwash® rules(?) [Re: JodyCT]
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it should also be noted that anyone can start a new round; but please do so with a New Topic, using hogwash and your proposed word in the Subject line.

we usually use an additional new thread for the list of definitions, and another for the results -- otherwise things just get too muddled, what with all the whinging and digressions, etc.

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#167908 - 04/30/07 12:41 PM Re: hogwash® rules(?) [Re: tsuwm]
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digressions? here?

never.
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#167916 - 04/30/07 03:24 PM Re: hogwash® rules(?) [Re: hogmaster]
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Originally Posted By: hogmaster
Originally Posted By: themilum
Why, I belittle myself to ask, can't we, the contestants, virtually score our own points?


this is probly the easiest question ever, Milo.

without the (whimsical) scoring there'd be not much fun at all
for the hogmaster, I reckon.


And, one might fail to add, some of us may become too smug.
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#167926 - 05/01/07 01:28 AM Re: hogwash® rules(?) [Re: Aramis]
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Anyways, what about the people who actually do hogwashing? Are we not sullying their good names by degrading their names as such? Should we be forced into such meanness as the sarcasm mark for such supreme exemplars of fake lobbying?
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#167927 - 05/01/07 01:46 AM Re: hogwash® rules(?) [Re: Curuinor]
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well, the word always has had ought to do with washing hogs.

1. Worthless, false, or ridiculous speech or writing; nonsense. 2. Garbage fed to hogs; swill. [AHD]

-joe (as sarcastic as the last guy) friday

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