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Archive for June 2010

Rides from Sam, and teaching movie genres

June 30, 2010

Called Sam earlier, who said that he could indeed give me a ride to and from the Canada Day BBQ tomorrow, but he’d have to help set up and take down stuff… not a problem, even if I have to be awake at 8! SOMEONE has to represent the Ngs at this event, yo! (now […]

Tricking pandas and colts in the salesroom!

June 30, 2010

High-scoring words of the evening so far: PANDIES (176 points; two 4W), PODIA (144 points; two 4W) – against George M. TRICKS (244 points; two 4W, hook off OE to make TOE; a good deficit-erasing word], VOYAGER (105 points; 3W, 4L on V) – against Valerie S. COLTS (225 points) – against Jennifer B. [two […]

Don’t you dare take your time in line! / Assurance of figments / Birthdays

June 30, 2010

Bingo of the afternoon: AERATIONS (69 points) – against Betty W. High-scoring words of the afternoon: FIGMENTS (148 points; 4W), HULKIEST (400 points; 3W, 4W, 4L on H) – against Cindy B. ASSURERS (184 points) – against Pamela C. [2W, two 3W] Pet Peeve #235262: People who take their sweet-ass time when they’re ahead of […]

Mary and needing colors

June 30, 2010

All I remember about my dream is that Mary was featured for some strange reason! You Could Use Some Blue Your life is probably a lot more chaotic and stressful than you’d like it to be. At times, you feel like you’re spinning out of control. And gaining control is actually easier than you might […]

Onion mascots, ice cream, rice, tofu, and money

June 30, 2010

High-scoring words of the night: ONION (192 points) – against Ro M. [2W, two 4W] MASCOT (208 points) – against Damon R. [two 4W] TRADE (112 points) – against Connie C. [two 4W] MOW (100 points) – against John G. [5W, 2W] [22:30:50] Flami: I’m having mint chocolate chip ice cream, and you’re not 😛 […]

Infamous dictators and first-one-voted-off-the-island SURVIVORS

June 29, 2010

This is from What Not to Name Your Baby by Joe Borgenicht. Infamous Dictators The problem with evil dictators is that they keep popping up. As a result, it is difficult not to name your child after one. (case in point: Adolph Coors) The best you can do is double-check the following list against your […]

Zany stations and thirsty jalapeno pretzels for popcorn and almonds!

June 29, 2010

High-scoring words of the evening: GLOB (128 points) – against Wilhelmina H. [4W, two 2W] ZANILY (105 points) – against Pamela C. [5W] TIEPIN (160 points) – against Pat R. [four 2W] STATION (207 points) – against Kelli M. [5W, 3W] THIRSTS (475 points) – against Scott N. [two 4W, hook off MOCK to make […]

Oozing trees on lawns: ANTIHERO! / James Joyce and NAKED LUNCH

June 29, 2010

High-scoring words of the afternoon: OOZE (108 points) – against Georgia R.-E. [4W] TREELAWN (115 points) – against Hunter S. [two 2W] ANTIHERO (105 points) – against Cindy B. [5W] I’m at the library on TOLKIEN (the screen’s brighter than what I’m used to), and have borrowed Naked Lunch: The Restored Text (William S. Burroughs, […]

Cabbage roll dream / Snobby Name

June 29, 2010

Not surprised that this thing restarted overnight! Had a dream involving cabbage rolls, irrational anger at someone who knocked my plate of meat FLYING, dropping people off at a brown apartment complex, and orange bathrooms. I don’t even want to know! Your Snobby Name is Victoria Wilcox The true snob never rests What’s Your Snobby […]

Cantonese and Mandarin / American poets

June 29, 2010

This is where Corey attempted to teach me some Mandarin while I tried catching up with Billie: [21:11:20] Corey: Corey, chu fan lo [21:11:27] Corey: time to eat lunch 😛 [21:12:58] Flami: lunch, eh? I haven’t “sik fan” yet [21:13:16] Corey: sick fan? gross [21:13:33] Corey: lunch is wo san, though… what they said just […]