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Re: Rogue 1012 letter counts and gender and other clues

Lars Hanson
 

One Sagan,

    You say you are not a member of puny @groups.io, yet that is how you are paying the Rogue Riddle.  Looks to me as though you are a member....

    Aloha,

        Lars


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On Feb 24, 2020, at 09:03, One Sagan via Groups.Io <one_sagan@...> wrote:


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After each riddle I have posted the letter counts of the answers. When the answer is a person's name I have indicated the sex of the person whose name is punned on and in 2 cases some other information as well. Most of these people have had their names in the national news recently; it should not be so hard to come up with decent guesses.



Also note that I am not a member of punygroups.io; I don't know if I can get replies via your hashtag method. Send your replies to one_sagan@...

There is a common theme here. You will find most of the answers straightforward, but there are a couple of curve balls. Most of the answers are one or two words except as noted below.


1. These aspirants to public office are less than forthcoming. 3 words 3,2,10


2. What do you call a political party without refinement, delicacy, or sensitivity? 8


3. Were this person to run for president it would be very funny. 9 female


4. What do you call a politician who waits around to get elected president? 3 words 5,3,4 male


5. What do you call a politician who makes exaggerated claims about their background? 9,11 female


6. What do you call a politician whose age and medical history might cause them to die before the end of their term? 6,7 male


7. What set of ideas and plan for action was responsible for the impeachment proceedings? 5,6 female


8. This friendly person approaches people with a request for their opinions on politics. 3,6 female and not a politician


9. What do you call a politician who makes you want to throw up? 7,7 male


10. Elected to city council this individual with presidential aspirations would probably bring humor and integrity to the office, but in order to make the pun, I have to negate her candidacy. 6,4 female and a fictional character

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Rogue 1012 letter counts and gender and other clues

One Sagan
 

Send your replies to one_sagan@...

After each riddle I have posted the letter counts of the answers. When the answer is a person's name I have indicated the sex of the person whose name is punned on and in 2 cases some other information as well. Most of these people have had their names in the national news recently; it should not be so hard to come up with decent guesses.



Also note that I am not a member of punygroups.io; I don't know if I can get replies via your hashtag method. Send your replies to one_sagan@...

There is a common theme here. You will find most of the answers straightforward, but there are a couple of curve balls. Most of the answers are one or two words except as noted below.


1. These aspirants to public office are less than forthcoming. 3 words 3,2,10


2. What do you call a political party without refinement, delicacy, or sensitivity? 8


3. Were this person to run for president it would be very funny. 9 female


4. What do you call a politician who waits around to get elected president? 3 words 5,3,4 male


5. What do you call a politician who makes exaggerated claims about their background? 9,11 female


6. What do you call a politician whose age and medical history might cause them to die before the end of their term? 6,7 male


7. What set of ideas and plan for action was responsible for the impeachment proceedings? 5,6 female


8. This friendly person approaches people with a request for their opinions on politics. 3,6 female and not a politician


9. What do you call a politician who makes you want to throw up? 7,7 male


10. Elected to city council this individual with presidential aspirations would probably bring humor and integrity to the office, but in order to make the pun, I have to negate her candidacy. 6,4 female and a fictional character

Send your replies to one_sagan@...


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Rogue 1012 clues

One Sagan
 

Clues -- Every answer is a pun on somebody's name except for #1 &2. Most of the names are people currently or recently in the national news. There is one fictional character and one person who is not a politician.

I will be afk a lot this weekend; some responses might be answered right away, others might take time -- depending on my schedule. Also note that I am not a member of punygroups.io; I don't know if I can get replies via your hashtag method. Send your replies to one_sagan@...

There is a common theme here. You will find most of the answers straightforward, but there are a couple of curve balls. Most of the answers are one or two words except as noted below.


1. These aspirants to public office are less than forthcoming. 3 words


2. What do you call a political party without refinement, delicacy, or sensitivity?


3. Were this person to run for president it would be very funny.


4. What do you call a politician who waits around to get elected president? 3 words


5. What do you call a politician who makes exaggerated claims about their background?


6. What do you call a politician whose age and medical history might cause them to die before the end of their term?


7. What set of ideas and plan for action was responsible for the impeachment proceedings?


8. This friendly person approaches people with a request for their opinions on politics.


9. What do you call a politician who makes you want to throw up?


10. Elected to city council this individual with presidential aspirations would probably bring humor and integrity to the office, but in order to make the pun, I have to negate her candidacy.


Send your replies to one_sagan@...

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Rogue 1012

One Sagan
 

Same rogue. I added the number: Rogue 1012.

I will be afk a lot this weekend; some responses might be answered right away, others might take time -- depending on my schedule. Also note that I am not a member of punygroups.io; I don't know if I can get replies via your hashtag method. Send your replies to one_sagan@...

There is a common theme here. You will find most of the answers straightforward, but there are a couple of curve balls. Most of the answers are one or two words except as noted below.


1. These aspirants to public office are less than forthcoming. 3 words


2. What do you call a political party without refinement, delicacy, or sensitivity?


3. Were this person to run for president it would be very funny.


4. What do you call a politician who waits around to get elected president? 3 words


5. What do you call a politician who makes exaggerated claims about their background?


6. What do you call a politician whose age and medical history might cause them to die before the end of their term?


7. What set of ideas and plan for action was responsible for the impeachment proceedings?


8. This friendly person approaches people with a request for their opinions on politics.


9. What do you call a politician who makes you want to throw up?


10. Elected to city council this individual with presidential aspirations would probably bring humor and integrity to the office, but in order to make the pun, I have to negate her candidacy.



Here I am One Sagan


Here I am One Sagan


Rogue

One Sagan
 

I will be afk a lot this weekend; some responses might be answered right away, others might take time -- depending on my schedule. Also note that I am not a member of punygroups.io; I don't know if I can get replies via your hashtag method. Send your replies to one_sagan@...

There is a common theme here. You will find most of the answers straightforward, but there are a couple of curve balls. Most of the answers are one or two words except as noted below.


1. These aspirants to public office are less than forthcoming. 3 words


2. What do you call a political party without refinement, delicacy, or sensitivity?


3. Were this person to run for president it would be very funny.


4. What do you call a politician who waits around to get elected president? 3 words


5. What do you call a politician who makes exaggerated claims about their background?


6. What do you call a politician whose age and medical history might cause them to die before the end of their term?


7. What set of ideas and plan for action was responsible for the impeachment proceedings?


8. This friendly person approaches people with a request for their opinions on politics.


9. What do you call a politician who makes you want to throw up?


10. Elected to city council this individual with presidential aspirations would probably bring humor and integrity to the office, but in order to make the pun, I have to negate her candidacy.



Here I am One Sagan


Rogue Riddle 1011

Cynthia MacGregor
 

I got one response, from Alex, who initially said he could not host but has subsequently agreed to. Here is his entry:

 

Dear Congressman Adam,

You are full of Schiff.

 

 

Make it a splendiferous day!

 

Cynthia ("Cyn") MacGregor

Freelance writer/editor

www.cynthiamacgregor.com

 

Pass a smile along


#RogueRiddle #RogueRiddle

Cynthia MacGregor
 

Rogue Riddle 1011 – Valen Time

 

I have ONE response—from someone who can’t host this wknd. GH, if u play and win u can post YOUR kind of riddle next time. Doug, if u play and win u can rescue me. Is everyone else still boycotting this riddle?

 

It’s Valentine’s weekend. Compose a Valentine message to send to your most-hated politician OR OTHER PERSON—IT DOES NOT HAVE TO BE A POL. It could be some other person in the public eye or even the kid who bullied you back in fifth grade. Please identify the recipient.

 

Be clever. Be creative. Be humorous. Be the best of the lot and you win the honor of posting Rogue Riddle 1012 next week.

 

Contest closes pre-dawn Tuesday. Winner need not be present to win. No substitutions of prizes. Subject to your state’s governing laws. Taxes are the responsibility of winner. All sales final.

 

 

Remember DON'T hit Reply.

 

Send all guesses, curses, and whatnot to:

 

Cynthia@...

 

 


Re: Riddles?

Lars Hanson
 

All,  

    Recommend this discussion be continued on the Miss Elainey site, which is intended for just such discussions.

    Aloha,

        Lars


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On Feb 16, 2020, at 12:00, portagecreek gypsywagon@... [puny] <puny@...> wrote:

  

Cyn, Gary, Puny,

I regret creating and sending the "escape" that started this thread. My personal apology can not repair my error, but I extend it anyway. I am impressed, however, at the reasonable  ongoing discussion.

Gary Reeves


-----Original Message-----
From: "Apt Liv Locators doug10101@... [puny]"
Sent: Feb 16, 2020 11:32 AM
To: puny@...
Subject: Re: [puny] Riddles?

In Cyn's defense and if I may assume based on my own experiences hosting Rogues, it's extremely disheartening and a downright bummer when as host, I/we spend a lot of time preparing a great Rogue, only to be totally let-down by the poor turnout!  To be blunt, it sucks when you only get 1-2 players after hours of brainstorming to come-up with something fun, entertaining, witty, humorous and most importantly punny!  It has made me,personally, not want to host and perhaps Cyn feels the same way...not wanting to put soooo much effort into a true Rogue, thus these new style ones.  I feel the solution would be higher participation but how to enforce that is impossible.

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-----Original Message-----
From: Lars Hanson parkersan2001@... [puny] <puny@...>
To: puny <puny@...>
Sent: Sun, Feb 16, 2020 9:10 am
Subject: Re: [puny] Riddles?

 
Cyn,

    The new style may be more fun for you, but they are not riddles.  Perhaps they should be set up as a new sort of game.

    Aloha,

        Lars


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On Feb 16, 2020, at 10:07, Cynthia MacGregor cynthia@... [puny] <puny@...> wrote:

  
Erika and I have not been the only ones to post non-riddle Riddles. At least Doug, last week, and beyond that my memory is fuzzy.
 
Are we hidebound?
 
Must I stick to actual riddles? Maybe GR was right that they should have ended with 1000. Ho-hum. These new-style ones are much more fun and challenging. And creative.
 
Make it a splendiferous day!
 
Cynthia ("Cyn") MacGregor
Freelance writer/editor
www.cynthiamacgregor.com
 
Pass a smile along
 
From: <puny@...> on behalf of "Gary gary@... [puny]" <puny@...>
Reply-To: <puny@...>
Date: Sunday, February 16, 2020 at 10:00 AM
To: <puny@...>
Subject: Re: [puny] Riddles?
 
 
Cyn did not consult me about it but I think I have perhaps earlier expressed my similar opinion. What she has been offering is nothing more or less than the old creative challenge weekly games she used to host. I generally enjoyed and participated in those and still would, but not as a replacement for a riddle.
 
If she asks me, I will tell her my opinion privately that I have silently failed to buy into her riddle delusion but do not wish to initiate a public debate about it. I am hopeful that a few weeks of consecutive “ho-hum” fizzles will likely get the message across.
 
A few months ago I managed to lure in my friend Erika to play/claim a rogue. Following Cyn’s lead, she unfortunately posted hers as a “creative challenge” the following week. I applauded her publicly but privately reminded her that it was our long-held tradition to expect something more of a riddle nature. To my knowledge she has not played since. 
 
What’s truly frustrating is that I really do miss Cyn’s weekly creative challenges. They do, however, require a solid core of willing and worthy participants, which we apparently are unable to attract these days. Facebook does appear to be well suited to this sort of thing and I do often play there for a “fix.” I think the magic of FB and other social media is that there is little commitment required and a far broader potential audience..
 
GH


On Feb 16, 2020, at 8:27 AM, portagecreek gypsywagon@... [puny] <puny@...> wrote:
  
Gary,

After Cyn complained that she had no responses to her rogue riddle I wrote her that I never saw a riddle and have not seen one for a while.

She did not get it.

Frankly, I see her Rogue as an attempt to drag PUNY to the same level of typical social media - something we have so far nearly avoided.

Perhaps 1000 was indeed enough.

Gary

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#RogueRiddle 1011 #RogueRiddle

Cynthia MacGregor
 

Crickets – no responses AT ALL to the Rogue I posted yesterday. Did nobody get it? Speak up.

 

 

 

Rogue Riddle 1011 – Valen Time

 

It’s Valentine’s weekend. Compose a Valentine message to send to your most-hated politician OR OTHER PERSON—IT DOES NOT HAVE TO BE A POL. It could be some other person in the public eye or even the kid who bullied you back in fifth grade. Please identify the recipient.

 

Be clever. Be creative. Be humorous. Be the best of the lot and you win the honor of posting Rogue Riddle 1012 next week.

 

Contest closes pre-dawn Tuesday. Winner need not be present to win. No substitutions of prizes. Subject to your state’s governing laws. Taxes are the responsibility of winner. All sales final.

 

 

Remember DON'T hit Reply.

 

Send all guesses, curses, and whatnot to:

 

Cynthia@...

 

 

Make it a splendiferous day!

 

Cynthia ("Cyn") MacGregor

Freelance writer/editor

www.cynthiamacgregor.com

 

Pass a smile along

 


Re: Overclouded

gary hallock
 

Long distance information please.

Gary Hallock (Presuming this to be a revival of the “caption contest.”) 

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On Feb 14, 2020, at 7:07 AM, One Sagan via Groups.Io <one_sagan@...> wrote:


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On Friday, February 14, 2020, 12:39:41 PM UTC, Lars Hanson <parkersan2001@...> wrote:


Pretty goosy ....

    Aloha,

        Lars

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On Feb 14, 2020, at 07:28, One Sagan via Groups.Io <one_sagan@...> wrote:


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#RogueRiddle 1011 – Valen Time #RogueRiddle

Cynthia MacGregor
 

Rogue Riddle 1011 – Valen Time

 

It’s Valentine’s weekend. Compose a Valentine message to send to your most-hated politician OR OTHER PERSON—IT DOES NOT HAVE TO BE A POL. It could be some other person in the public eye or even the kid who bullied you back in fifth grade. Please identify the recipient.

 

Be clever. Be creative. Be humorous. Be the best of the lot and you win the honor of posting Rogue Riddle 1012 next week.

 

Contest closes pre-dawn Tuesday. Winner need not be present to win. No substitutions of prizes. Subject to your state’s governing laws. Taxes are the responsibility of winner. All sales final.

 

 

Remember DON'T hit Reply.

 

Send all guesses, curses, and whatnot to:

 

Cynthia@...

 

 

Make it a splendiferous day!

 

Cynthia ("Cyn") MacGregor

Freelance writer/editor

www.cynthiamacgregor.com

 

Pass a smile along


Rogue Warning

Cynthia MacGregor
 

Rogue Riddle 1011 is about to be launched imminently. As it is a new-style riddle with the winner being the best rather than the first, there is no disadvantage to those who are still asleep at time of launch.

 

Make it a splendiferous day!

 

Cynthia ("Cyn") MacGregor

Freelance writer/editor

www.cynthiamacgregor.com

 

Pass a smile along


Re: Overclouded

One Sagan
 

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On Friday, February 14, 2020, 12:39:41 PM UTC, Lars Hanson <parkersan2001@...> wrote:


Pretty goosy ....

    Aloha,

        Lars

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On Feb 14, 2020, at 07:28, One Sagan via Groups.Io <one_sagan@...> wrote:


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Re: Overclouded

Lars Hanson
 

Pretty goosy ....

    Aloha,

        Lars

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On Feb 14, 2020, at 07:28, One Sagan via Groups.Io <one_sagan@...> wrote:


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One Sagan
 

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Birthdays

James Ertner
 

Whose birthday is it today? I don’t know. I’ll go Alex somebody.

Jim
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A birthday some people will get to
Yet aging they will not admit to
The marching of time
Can’t be denied, I’m
Quite sure we all lie just a bit too.

Gary Hallock

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On Feb 12, 2020, at 9:26 AM, One Sagan via Groups.Io <one_sagan@...> wrote:


Birthdays are great, but too many of them can kill you.
Alex

…so cut yourself a huge slice of happiness cake on your special day

 

Make it a splendiferous day!



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Re: Birthdays

gary hallock
 

A birthday some people will get to
Yet aging they will not admit to
The marching of time
Can’t be denied, I’m
Quite sure we all lie just a bit too.

Gary Hallock

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On Feb 12, 2020, at 9:26 AM, One Sagan via Groups.Io <one_sagan@...> wrote:


Birthdays are great, but too many of them can kill you.
Alex

…so cut yourself a huge slice of happiness cake on your special day

 

Make it a splendiferous day!



--
Gary (Immodest Moderator) Hallock, Leerless Feeder


Birthdays

One Sagan
 

Birthdays are great, but too many of them can kill you.
Alex

…so cut yourself a huge slice of happiness cake on your special day

 

Make it a splendiferous day!



Re: It would be LARSenous to steal someone's birthday cake...

Lars Hanson
 

Mahalo nui loa, Cyn!

    Aloha,

        Lars

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On Feb 12, 2020, at 05:14, Cynthia MacGregor <cynthia@...> wrote:


…so cut yourself a huge slice of happiness cake on your special day

 

Make it a splendiferous day!

 

Cynthia ("Cyn") MacGregor

Freelance writer/editor

www.cynthiamacgregor.com

 

Pass a smile along


Re: It would be LARSenous to steal someone's birthday cake...

Joseph Harris
 

Lor Lars make this a Happy Birthday

On the 12th of Februaray.

You'll find him where the puns abound,

With Limericks, as well, around.

Joseph


On 12/02/2020 10:14, Cynthia MacGregor wrote:

…so cut yourself a huge slice of happiness cake on your special day

 

Make it a splendiferous day!

 

Cynthia ("Cyn") MacGregor