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#190318 - 04/07/10 01:59 PM Onamography - Strictly for the creative ones
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Onamography is a new language-based puzzle concept that made its debut in a top-selling Australian newspaper. It's a writing style that creatively incorporates Proper Nouns (company names, celebrities etc) in regular English sentences.

Here's a sentence (it's called an onnicle) to illustrate the concept:
Gargling is the best utility for an untrained throat.

It's got the names Anu and Stuti Garg (AWAD's first family) embedded in it.

Anu --> an untrained
Stuti --> best utility
Garg --> Gargling

Solving and creating onnicles requires a combination of creativity, pattern recognition skills, wit, language skills and general knowledge.

Here's another one for you to solve:
Onnicle: The man at the bar acknowledged that he found the job amateurish.
OnniClue: Top post

When you solve an onnicle, don't just stop there. Keep the thread going by creating another onnicle with some other personality's name in it.

Anyone willing to start the party?
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#190324 - 04/07/10 08:55 PM Re: Onamography - Strictly for the creative ones [Re: Onamography]
beck123 Offline
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It seems you already have.

The man at the Bar acknowledged that he found the jOb amateurish

Onnicle: Bad-Luck Paco was looking for love and met a terrific chick (engaged, of course.)
Onniclue: William-Joseph


Edited by beck123 (04/07/10 09:00 PM)
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#190326 - 04/07/10 10:53 PM Don't rightly know how they taste, ain't never been able to catch one [Re: beck123]
wofahulicodoc Offline
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Loc: Worcester, MA
Quote:
Bad-Luck Paco was looking for love and met a terrific chick (engaged, of course.)
Onniclue: William-Joseph


Dunno if this is what you had in mind, but if William-Joseph is Billy-Joe and he's a hillbilly then your sentence contains a cow, a tater, and a chicken...

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#190327 - 04/07/10 11:08 PM Re: Don't rightly know how they taste, ain't never been able to catch one [Re: wofahulicodoc]
beck123 Offline
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William-Joseph is William Hanna and Joseph Barbera.

You're close!
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#190328 - 04/07/10 11:47 PM Re: Onamography - Strictly for the creative ones [Re: beck123]
ToughGirlsRule Offline
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Registered: 04/07/10
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'Cow and Chicken'

Onnicle: The SMS said..Bob ill. The rag ate sick Shellfish!

Onniclue: computer whiz kid, Harvard dropout

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#190329 - 04/08/10 06:35 AM Re: Onamography - Strictly for the creative ones [Re: ToughGirlsRule]
beck123 Offline
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Welcome, TGR (and they often do.)

The SMS said..BoB ill. The raG ate sick Shellfish!

Onnicle: Chotti, German by descent, was a notorious womanizer in the Brentwood section of town.
Onniclue: At least fore, likely more.
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#190330 - 04/08/10 07:07 AM Re: Onamography - Strictly for the creative ones [Re: beck123]
Faldage Offline
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Originally Posted By: beck123
Welcome, TGR (and they often do.)

The SMS said..BoB ill. The raG ate sick Shellfish!

Onnicle: Chotti, German by descent, was a notorious womanizer in the Brentwood section of town.
Onniclue: At least fore, likely more.


Onnicle: She's a rah-rah girl, trying to be your pal intent on rousing the rabble.

Onniclue: I'll ask a question.


Edited by Faldage (04/08/10 07:08 AM)

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#190331 - 04/08/10 07:55 AM Re: Onamography - Strictly for the creative ones [Re: Faldage]
Onamography Offline
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Registered: 04/07/10
Posts: 18
A pretty impressive start! I was hoping to find creative folks on this thread who could pick up the concept quickly and hit the ground running. You guys have more than surpassed my expectations. Hope more creative souls join the tribe.

If you are looking for bigger challenges, try out the Onnicle Challenge 5.

Also hoping to build up the fan base on Facebook. A little support from the AWAD fans out here would be nice.

The onnicle posted by Faldage is still up for grabs.
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#190332 - 04/08/10 07:57 AM Re: Onamography - Strictly for the creative ones [Re: Faldage]
twosleepy Offline
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Registered: 02/28/08
Posts: 876
Loc: western NY
Originally Posted By: Faldage


Onnicle: She's a rah-rah girl, trying to be your pal intent on rousing the rabble.

Onniclue: I'll ask a question.


Too easy! Sarah Palin :0)

Be back with a new one later; feel free to jump over me...

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#190333 - 04/08/10 08:16 AM Re: Onamography - Strictly for the creative ones [Re: twosleepy]
ToughGirlsRule Offline
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Registered: 04/07/10
Posts: 26
Onnicle: Chicken Teka Kabob by Iron chef, lay untouched on the judging table!
Onniclue: Really...need one?

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