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Old 06-13-2019, 04:28 PM
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Scattergories Question: Was This Fair?


Last weekend I was playing Scattergories with my wife, son, and son's girl friend. The category was "mobile phones". I didn't have much, so I proceeded to do M=m key, O=o key, ect. O and E repeated, so I used "one key" and "eight key". I, of course, thought that was nothing short of brilliant. My opponents disagreed, and thought they were being generous giving me half the points.

I mentioned that our other son, who was turning in early, would probably agree with me. Ms. P said no way and asked him without telling who had pulled this stunt. He agreed that it was brilliant, and said that the person doing it (he thought it was his brother) should get all the points. My opponents reluctantly relented.

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Old 06-13-2019, 07:11 PM
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I'd be willing to grant "one key" and "eight key" but "M-key" and "O-key" ? Screw that.
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Old 06-13-2019, 07:47 PM
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Yeah, anything that's just the letter and a word is a foul.
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Maybe I should retroactively award the game to Ms. P.
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Yeah, anything that's just the letter and a word is a foul.
Agreed.
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Oh, and I only just noticed that this is in Cafe Society. Let's fix that.
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Yeah, anything that's just the letter and a word is a foul.
I agree. Plus, when's the last time you saw a mobile phone that had an M key?
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I agree. Plus, when's the last time you saw a mobile phone that had an M key?
Since I don't have a smart phone, not long.
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