||We want hue so bad
||Invent a name for a color and describe it.
||CALLING THE TOON
||Who are these people? What are they doing?
||H H |
||Come up with snappy answers to stupid questions.
||ASK BACKWARD VI
||You are on "Jeopardy!" These are the answers. What are the questions?
||Come up with spoonerisms, expressions based on the transposition of the initial sounds of two paired words.
||GIVE 'EM HELOISE
||Come up with a tribute to Heloise, that queen of inanely creative recycling.
||WHAT KIND OF FOAL AM I?
||Take a list of horses nominated to the Triple Crown races this year, choose any two, and propose a name for their offspring.
||Who are these people, and what are they doing?
||HELP! I'M A PRISONER IN THIS CONTEST
||Come up with fortune cookie messages that you would love to see, but never will.
||STICK IT IN YOUR ERA
||Come up with a catch phrase for the 1990s.
||H H |
||I WANT THE MONGOOSE
||Tell us, in 50 words or fewer, why you must have this elegant piece of taxidermy featuring a snake being killed by a mongoose.
||PLAY MYTHTY FOR ME
||Come up with new urban myths, those vaguely believable, wildly paranoid stories that circulate by word of mouth until they are generally accepted as true.
||THE WASHINGTON IRVINGS
||Come up with creative names for the high school football teams of real towns in America.
||HEADS, YOU LOSE
||Take any two or more headlines anywhere in today's Washington Post, and combine them to make a funnier headline.
||THE RORSCHACH OF THE CROWD II
||What do these ink blots mean?
||Tell us, in 40 words or fewer, what is great about August in Washington. It's August, and we're out of here.
||H H |
||Come up with modern maledictions in the wise and entertaining Yiddish tradition.
||Come up with the perfect vision of Hell for a famous person, living or dead.
||DO THE HOOKY POKEY
||Come up with inventive ways to call in sick or otherwise persuade your employer you must miss a day.
||Send us self-serving moral loopholes through which the enterprising 1990s transgressor can crawl.
||Tell us how the Invitational has changed America.
||CAPTION CRUNCH, VOL. II
||Supply captions for any of these pictures.
||HEY, IT COULD BE WORSE
||There are worse things in life than the Washington Redskins. Just tell us what they are.
||WAY OUTSIDE THE LINES
||Name a new crayon color for the 1990s, with a description.
||A STATE OF DISGRACE?
||Propose any of the following for D.C.: A State Name, A State Flower, A State Bird, A State Slogan, A State Capital, A Governor, An Insulting State Joke.
||LIGHT AT THE END?
||Tell the federal government what it should do with the 14-mile-long, 15-foot-diameter sausage-shaped tunnel it dug near Waxahachie, Tex., for the Superconducting Super Collider project that was scrapped by Congress last week.
||H H H H H |
||INSPECT A GADGET
||What do these machines do?
||FATAL ART ATTACK
||In 50 words or fewer, describe a performance art concept that might get public funding. Winners will be audacious enough to seem like art, but pretentious enough to seem to have a social "message."
||INVITATION TO A DUAL
||Divide the world into two types of people.
||THE RORSCHACH OF THE CROWD
||Interpret any of the provided ink blots.
||MOTHERS-IN-LAW OF INVENTION
||Propose some drastic change in government to help the economy or otherwise improve the quality of life in America.
||IT'S THE EPONYMY, STUPID
||Coin an eponym, a word or figure of speech based on the name of a famous person. You must define the word, and, if you wish, use it in a sentence.
||Write a caption for any of these photos.
||Modernize an old quote or expression by altering its ending.
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