1561 Let It Be a Lesson to Us Tell us some things to be learned from Costco, the bathroom, TV shows, etc. W
1549 The Tile Invitational X It's our 10th running of this coin-a-word game. H
1542 Your (B)ad Here Tweak an ad slogan to use it for another product H
1540 Picture This It's caption contest time, with eight motley pictures to choose from. H
1526 Poke Us Till We Giggle Write a "poke", or a joke recast as a rhyming poem H
1367 Pick me up at work, okay? Give a pickup line from someone in a particular profession, or from a particular person or fictional character. H
1342 MRGRS: Mash 2 abbrevs. Combine two acronyms or other abbreviations, whether of entities or expressions, into one big one, and describe it, offer a slogan for the new organization, etc. H
673 Mess With Our Heads Take any headline, verbatim, appearing anywhere in The Washington Post or on from July 30 through Aug. 7 and reinterpret it by adding either a "bank headline," or subtitle, or the first sentence of an article that might appear under it. H
668 Cut From the Chase Write an original John-Bunnell-style wrap-up to a crime story -- or one for a more minor transgression. H
593 Take This, Job, and . . . Come up with some entertainingly awful things that a Job's comforter might offer. A Job's comforter is someone who seems to be offering sympathy but instead just makes the person feel worse, either intentionally or unintentionally. H
518 Say, Kids, What Time Is It? Fill in the blanks in the following sentence: "You know it's time to ------ when ------. H
501 Questionable Sentences Take any sentence appearing anywhere in today's Washington Post and make it the answer to a question. 2
462 Cast Away Come up with a terrible bit of miscasting in a movie or TV show, past or present, real or imagined. H