862 Be cheerful Send us a cheer or fight song for any pro sports team or any national team. H
854 What's not to liken? Produce one or more similes in any of the following categories. H
851 Going to the shrink Downsize the title of a book, movie or play to make it smaller or less momentous and describe it. H
614 In-Stock Characters Pitch us an idea for a summer movie featuring two or more of the provided characters. H
588 Gadget If You Can Tell us what these nifty, indispensable items are. T
586 God's Will (and Won't) Complete either of the following: "If God hadn't wanted us to ----, God wouldn’t have ----"; "If God had wanted us to ----, God would have ----. 3
581 Evil Things in Store Think of evil or just plain stupid practices that the staff of a retail or other establishment might perpetrate. H
565 Anthem Is as Anthem Does Give us a verse for an alternative U.S. national anthem, set to any well-known tune. H
550 Spring Cleaning Suggest creative uses for things you've already used, or never will use, or other disposable household thingies, singly or in combination. 3
548 Inklings Tell us about certain people's childhood experiences and behaviors that hint at their destinies. T
538 Try, Try Again Enter any previous Invitational. Your entry must be substantially different from the original winners. H
536 And the Horse He Rodin On Come up with some words we can stick in the back of The Inker. W
535 Picture This Can you tell us what astonishing news Bob Staake is trying to pass on with cartoons? H
534 The Feminine Touch Propose how any male-dominated occupation or institution would change if it suddenly became female-dominated. H
533 Breed Apart Mate the clones of any two famous real people, living or dead--a male and a female, please--and hypothesize what traits or skills their offspring might have. H
528 Ask Backwards You are on "Jeopardy!" These are the answers. What are the questions? H
527 Rite of First Defusal Come up with witty or bizarre things to say to defuse the tension in awkward moments. H
518 Say, Kids, What Time Is It? Fill in the blanks in the following sentence: "You know it's time to ------ when ------. H