Pyramid Round 2 Results

Online dating, travel, tricks and the po-po…all the excitement of round two has come to an end. Let’s see who goes on to the finals!

26 — mbnovak/TheDreadPirate
26 — nibbish/hungryjoe
25 — DG/Ashton
23 — Beau/Heather

uberminz/Peggy and Spookymilk/Randy advance to the finals from the Losers bracket, mostly by virtue of both teammates participating.

Congrats!

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We have a match!
swipe:

  1. the motion of what you do on tinder (Ashton)
  2. on tinder, you do this left or right. (hungryjoe)
  3. you _____ left when you like someone on Tinder (Heather)
    Looks like you all know your dating apps…Hey! Wifey!

Dove:
This is what it sounds like when this cries (song from Prince, singular) (Beau)

We have a match! #2
Baton:
stick used for beatin’ suspects (DG)
A stick for hittin’ (nibbish)
Lol. I love that both decided to redneck their clues up with the contractions.

The Brooks Maki Award goes to….
Siren:
WEEEEOOOOOOOWEEEEEEEEOOOOOOOOOO (nibbish)

Illusion:
Something a hooker does for money. Or candy. (mbnovak)

Novak: I’m still laughing about screwing that clue up. Time was running short, I panicked, didn’t look at the word again… he is 100% going to write “trick”…

Ron Howard: He does.

Novak: …and not even try another guess…

Ron Howard: He does not.

Novak: …because he ‘knows’ it’s right from that clue. This is funny.

Ron Howard: Almost as funny as the actual line from the script. “Illusion, Michael. A trick is something a whore does for money. [GOB notices children in earshot] …Or candy!”

I created the categories months ago, and it never crossed my mind this would be a  wonderland category for Novak, and that he’d be paired with someone who would get the references.

I will be emailing the winners to try to schedule times when you can play the Winner’s Circle together LIVE with your partner while I am present to moderate.

 

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  1. Beau’s avatar

    So I made the correct AD reference for “Illusion.” Did my partner get it?

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    1. adobery’s avatar

      You did not. She got it right anyway.

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  2. hungry joe’s avatar

    i might have missed baton. also, hey, what’s all this other stuff going on at this site?

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    1. hungry joe’s avatar

      oh yeah, and WEEEEOOOOOOOWEEEEEEEEOOOOOOOOOO was golden.

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    2. adobery’s avatar

      It’s all those puzzles. At this puzzle site. Specifically advertised in the email I sent you. Before I ever sent out an email about playing Pyramid.

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  3. The Dread Pirate’s avatar

    Yup, definitely didn’t guess illusion

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    1. mbnovak’s avatar

      I was laughing so hard to myself about that. I so wanted to tell you what a boneheaded mistake I’d made. It’s still hilarious to me.

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  4. mbnovak’s avatar

    Can we get a list of all the answers? I’m sure I didn’t do a great job guessing on the cell phone thing (me being a cell phone Luddite and all).

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