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Don't put those scrubbers away just yet #129196
06/09/04 04:45 AM
06/09/04 04:45 AM
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Jakarta
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Bingley Offline OP
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Your word is: adiaphora

Bingley


Bingley
Re: Don't put those scrubbers away just yet #129197
06/11/04 03:57 AM
06/11/04 03:57 AM
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A group--oops! If you already saw this post, I was--or
should have been--just talking to myself. Ignore it.


Re: Don't put those scrubbers away just yet #129198
06/11/04 05:40 AM
06/11/04 05:40 AM
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For the benefit of Jomama and any other new members who would like to play on, hogwash is played like this:

The hogmaster for the round posts a word. People send the hogmaster private messages defining the word(to do this, click on the hogmaster's name to call up their profile and then click on the little envelope at the bottom of the page). One week after the word is first posted, the hogmaster posts the definitions sent in plus the true definition. Everybody (whether they sent in a definition or not) then has one week to guess which of the posted definitions is the true one. The hogmaster will then reveal who supplied the definitions, who was bluffed, and who guessed the correct definition.

There is a rather arcane scoring system but only the hoglord(tsuwm) is fully cognisant of its details and over time it has fallen into disuse.

PS: Welcome aboard Jomama.

Bingley


Bingley
Re: Don't put those scrubbers away just yet #129199
06/11/04 03:26 PM
06/11/04 03:26 PM
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Worcester, MA
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Make that "Welcome back!"


Re: Don't put those scrubbers away just yet #129200
06/11/04 06:36 PM
06/11/04 06:36 PM
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Utter Placebo, Planet Reebok
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Utter Placebo, Planet Reebok
Pourquoi?


Re: Don't put those scrubbers away just yet #129201
06/11/04 06:46 PM
06/11/04 06:46 PM
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this too shall pass
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this too shall pass
>Pourquoi?

Jom's been posting sporadically since March (ILIU)..


Re: Don't put those scrubbers away just yet #129202
06/12/04 04:21 AM
06/12/04 04:21 AM
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Thanks, Bingley, for the lucid explanation. And the invite
to edit my goof! I was ready to slink back red-faced to my
sty and try to root up another daffy-nition. Excuse me,I'll
try to play by the rules now.


Re: Don't put those scrubbers away just yet #129203
06/14/04 02:44 PM
06/14/04 02:44 PM
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Oregon, USA
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Oregon, USA
ROOLZ???



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