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Old 04-13-2007, 09:00 AM
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If What Exit? makes it official, y'all can start guessing. I'm headed into a meeting right now.
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Old 04-13-2007, 09:17 AM
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If What Exit? makes it official, y'all can start guessing. I'm headed into a meeting right now.
Sounds good, lets play!
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Old 04-13-2007, 09:22 AM
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I'm going to steal CD case.
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Old 04-13-2007, 09:28 AM
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Sicilian pizza
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Old 04-13-2007, 09:39 AM
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mousepad
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Old 04-13-2007, 10:01 AM
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Just to interject (I'm on the Blue Team) - I don't want to reshuffle players. I like my team. We're not losing because we suck we're just extremely unfortunate

If we're going to go down, and go down this hard, I would rather it be with all the folks that helped get us down here, not with some other people. LOL
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Old 04-13-2007, 10:24 AM
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Eligible to guess: What Exit?, Struan, LilyoftheValley, Kat, hocow, myskepticsight, frog princess, ArizonaTeach, Rodgers01, IvoryTowerDenizen

Name something that is flat and square.

1. Checkerboard (any game board: chess, Monopoly, Scrabble)
2. CD case
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.
10.
11.
12.

X: mouse pad (mine are both rectangular, btw)

cmkeller -- you're on the other team, I'm ignoring that guess.
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Old 04-13-2007, 12:26 PM
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Originally Posted by twickster
Eligible to guess: What Exit?, Struan, LilyoftheValley, Kat, hocow, myskepticsight, frog princess, ArizonaTeach, Rodgers01, IvoryTowerDenizen

Name something that is flat and square.

1. Checkerboard (any game board: chess, Monopoly, Scrabble)
2. CD case
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.
10.
11.
12.

X: mouse pad (mine are both rectangular, btw)
Record Album Jacket (remember those? )

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Old 04-13-2007, 12:37 PM
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Eligible to guess: What Exit?, Struan, LilyoftheValley, Kat, hocow, myskepticsight, frog princess, ArizonaTeach, Rodgers01, IvoryTowerDenizen

Name something that is flat and square.

1. Checkerboard (any game board: chess, Monopoly, Scrabble)
2. CD case
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8. (Vinyl) album cover
9.
10.
11.
12.

X: mouse pad (mine are both rectangular, btw)

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Old 04-13-2007, 12:45 PM
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cmkeller -- you're on the other team, I'm ignoring that guess.
Since when? I could swear I remember being on the blue team.
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Old 04-13-2007, 12:49 PM
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Since when? I could swear I remember being on the blue team.
You are on the blue team. The red team is playing this round, though.
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Old 04-13-2007, 01:57 PM
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Huh...that's embarrassing, I thought they were blue-teamers.

That's what I get for taking off for Passover.
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Old 04-13-2007, 02:00 PM
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That's what I get for taking off for Passover.
Still coming down off that matzoh high, eh?
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Old 04-13-2007, 03:12 PM
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Still coming down off that matzoh high, eh?
Four cups of wine for two days, more likely.
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Old 04-13-2007, 06:35 PM
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Crackers?
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Old 04-13-2007, 06:56 PM
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Name something that is flat and square.

1. Checkerboard (any game board: chess, Monopoly, Scrabble)
2. CD case
3.
4.
5.
6.
7. Saltine (all crackers)
8. (Vinyl) album cover
9.
10.
11.
12.

X: mouse pad
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Old 04-13-2007, 07:18 PM
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Oh, this is killing me. I have two answers and I just can't decide.


I know, I really shouldn't take this so seriously...
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Old 04-13-2007, 07:19 PM
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tiles?
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Old 04-13-2007, 07:35 PM
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Name something that is flat and square.

1. Checkerboard (any game board: chess, Monopoly, Scrabble)
2. CD case
3.
4.
5.
6.
7. Saltine (all crackers)
8. (Vinyl) album cover
9.
10. Decorative tile/trivet
11.
12.

X: mouse pad
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Old 04-14-2007, 09:42 AM
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OK, what the heck, I'll choose one...

Waffle?
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Old 04-14-2007, 10:06 AM
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Man...this one's a tough one.

Children's book?
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Old 04-14-2007, 11:50 AM
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Name something that is flat and square.

1. Checkerboard (any game board: chess, Monopoly, Scrabble)
2. CD case
3.
4.
5.
6.
7. Saltine (all crackers)
8. (Vinyl) album cover
9.
10. Decorative tile/trivet
11.
12.

X: mouse pad
X: waffle
X: children's book

Blue -- start discussing your steal.
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Old 04-14-2007, 12:50 PM
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Wendy's hamburger patty?

Card Table?
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Old 04-14-2007, 01:06 PM
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Pizza box?

Polaroid photo?
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Old 04-14-2007, 02:26 PM
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floppy disk?


though pizza box is pretty good
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Old 04-14-2007, 04:02 PM
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also: possibly coasters?

Though I guess I'd vote for pizza box, floppy disk, or card table over coasters
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Old 04-14-2007, 04:37 PM
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post-it notes, a window, and postage stamp are my guesses
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Old 04-14-2007, 11:58 PM
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I still like my original guess of Sicilian pizza, but my second choice would be postage stamp.
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Old 04-15-2007, 01:53 AM
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I'm liking pizza box and floppy disk.

Window is not generally thought of to be flat and square. Sicilian pizza, while flat and square...well to be honest, I would never have thought of that myself and it makes me doubt it'd be on a 12-answer poll. Post-it notes...hmm....these days, not always square so twix may not have thought of those. All the ones on my desk are rectangular. Postage stamps aren't square (close, but not square).

Not trying to knock my teammates - just trying to reason out our "best" answer
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Old 04-15-2007, 04:07 AM
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I'm thinking napkin. The kind you put on a table.
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Old 04-15-2007, 07:43 AM
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I like napkin also.
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Old 04-15-2007, 10:08 AM
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I like pizza box.
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Old 04-15-2007, 10:13 AM
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napkin or pizza box....hmmm
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Old 04-15-2007, 10:13 AM
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Napkin is good! Let's go with that!
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Old 04-15-2007, 11:33 AM
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I dunno, guys. Napkins aren't always square. The napkins at McDonalds aren't square. Cloth napkins usually aren't square.

Pizza boxes - like CDs, checkerboards, trivets, saltines and album covers are ALWAYS square.
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Old 04-15-2007, 01:04 PM
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Good point. Ok, pizza box.
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Old 04-15-2007, 07:32 PM
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So .... pizza box? napkin? Are y'all headed toward consensus?
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Old 04-15-2007, 07:39 PM
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Well that's 7 votes for pizza box and only 3 for napkin with 1 retraction.

So, if no one comes in soon making the vote against it, I say pizza box is the Blue team's answer.

(ugh...I hate being a leader. Someone else come lead us right now. Just come say "I say our team says pizza box, twickster" and get it over with.)
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Old 04-15-2007, 07:44 PM
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I say ZipperJJ says pizza box and I would not object if it is chosen as Blue Team's answer, twickster.

This is our closest shot at actually getting points. WOW!

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Old 04-16-2007, 02:12 AM
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If youse guys want to go with pizza box, okay. I think napkin is better.
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Old 04-16-2007, 07:27 AM
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Pizza box, Twickster!
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Old 04-16-2007, 07:49 AM
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Name something that is flat and square.

1. Checkerboard (any game board: chess, Monopoly, Scrabble)
2. CD case
3.
4. Pizza box
5.
6.
7. Saltine (all crackers)
8. (Vinyl) album cover
9.
10. Decorative tile/trivet
11.
12.

Yay Blue! On the board with 6 points!

Red: 43
Blue: 6

The list in full:

1. Checkerboard (any game board: chess, Monopoly, Scrabble)
2. CD box
3. Bandanna (handkerchief)
4. Pizza box
5. Standard Post-It™
6. Card table
7. Saltine
8. Vinyl album cover
9. Napkin
10. Trivet/decorative tile
11. Washcloth/dishcloth
12. Pot holder
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Old 04-16-2007, 07:52 AM
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Whoop-de-doo! We didn't get skunked! Post-it note and napkin were both there, too.

Way to go Blue! Let's see if we can pull off a win now!
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Old 04-16-2007, 08:26 AM
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Okay, I'm having a problem with some definitions here. A pizza box, to me, is not flat. Square, to be sure, but flat not so much.

Someone said a postage stamp was not square. Huh? Yes, it is. And yet it was not in the answers. A stamp is certainly flatter than a pizza box. Weird.

It doesn't really matter since it's just a game, but since I've been bitching to my husband I figure I should bring my qualms here where this all began and give him some peace.

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Old 04-16-2007, 08:36 AM
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twickster: Did you decide which way we would take the next round.
Do we cram it in by Thursday and then go on hiatus or do we switch positions?

I can work on my Richard Dawson immitation.

Let me know here or by Email/PM

Jim
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Old 04-16-2007, 08:54 AM
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A_E_S -- sorry you don't like my answers. I think it was clear (after the first round I handled) that my questions and answers are all a trifle askew; when given the choice to dump be as emcee, the majority seemed to be willing to continue to play with me running the game regardless.

On your specific questions: Most stamps are rectangular, though some are close to square and a few are square. (I have two different books of stamps in my wallet at the moment -- both are rectangular.) Overall, not, though.

Re: Pizza box -- all the answers given are three-dimensional objects, though most are under an inch, if not under a half-inch. How thick should something be before it's "not flat"? One could argue that a pizza box, though a trifle thicker than a Sicilian pizza, is an even plane, and thus "flatter" than the bumpy surface of the latter. Or not.

Again -- sorry you don't like my answers -- this is how the game is being played at the moment, though.

And WE? -- only a couple people have weighed in with an opinion, and they all seem to want to wait till I get back. So -- what do people think -- play till Thursday then take a break while I'm in Europe, or hand the game over to WE? while I'm gone?
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Old 04-16-2007, 08:59 AM
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I'd be happy for What Exit? to take over until you get back.
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Old 04-16-2007, 09:02 AM
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And WE? -- only a couple people have weighed in with an opinion, and they all seem to want to wait till I get back. So -- what do people think -- play till Thursday then take a break while I'm in Europe, or hand the game over to WE? while I'm gone?
I am good with either way or Idle returning. I was not sure what he decision was.
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Old 04-16-2007, 09:07 AM
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My name is Dolores, and I am a Family Feud addict.

:: Hi, Dolores! ::

I don't care who runs it, I just want to play! Especially now that Blue is on a roll... LOL.
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Old 04-16-2007, 09:10 AM
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Cool! WE? -- take it away. Now is fine -- I've got a bajillion things to do this week.
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