September 18, 2007

The Comeback Challenge Round 41
Here Come Da Judge


Welcome to the results show. The Comeback Challenge (formerly known as The Artist Known as The Saturday Comeback Challenge)has now hosted forty-one competitions. I would like to thank those players who consistently give it a shot each week. Thanks for your faithfulness, your wit, and especially for constantly tickling my funny bone and making me laugh. This week was no different. I'm sufficiently tickled!

But the judging rules changed a wee bit for the better. Most of the players here have played this game for many months. They are some of my favorite - and funniest - bloggers in the known blogosphere: Bud Weiser from WTIT, Bond from Bond's Big Leather Couch, Lance Riley from Solitary Views, Frank from Foxxfyrre's Honk 'n Hollr, Linda from Are We There Yet?, Anyhow Blogs from Singapore and Spinners from My Life As We Think I Know It. We have had several new and returning players of late as seen in this challenge. I appreciate you as well! But I did want to thank the faithful group who always make this fun for me each week (and even after I "lost" Linda's entry she managed to rise, forgive me, and play again.)

Because I know these bloggers and their humor groove so well, I decided to try a different approach this week. I copied their submissions straight from the email without reading them, placed them in a word program and judged them not knowing whose entry I was reading. I really tried not to peek!
I think that's a more objective read for me as the sole judge of my players - and quite frankly - my friends. So here we go with this week's insanity.

And hugs to the greatest group of weekly players a pencil skirt could have.
Now for some great.....



Contestant #1 Linda from Are We There Yet?

1. Bored, time for a woman.
Repulsed, time for an exit! =3

2. I am the only me you will ever meet.
And for that I am eternally grateful! =1

3. Musician Chef seeks girl with ears and mouth.
So she can hear what an idiot you are and tell you good-bye? =1

4. Wanted: Someone To Share My Kool-Aid With.

If you think I'm going to join your cult, you're crazy! =1

5. I don't normally talk unless I have something to say.
I don't normally leave unless I have someplace to go; in your case I'll make an exception. =3

6. Make My Heart Go Thump Thump
I always knew that CPR training I had would come in handy! =2

7. Leave No Stone Untuned!
Speaking of the Stones, has anyone ever told you that you bear a striking resemblance to Keith Richards? =1


8. Take Life By the Horns and Grab Me
Sounds like a lot of bull to me. =3

9. There are days that I don't know what town I'll be in until I wake up in it. Whatever town it may be, I suspect you'll be waking up alone. =3

10. Walking Fool
Running scared! =3

Tie-Breaker: I Don't Need Batteries
Oh, so that bald spot on top of your head is actually a solar panel? =2

Total points for Linda #1 = 21 (tied with Bud for 1st place) + Tie-breaker 2 points = 23 points!
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Contestant #2 Frank from Honk 'n Hollr

1. Bored, time for a woman.
Your air pump broke didn't it? =1

2. I am the only me you will ever meet.
And that will suffonisphy my sufficiency sufficiently. =1



3. Musician Chef seeks girl with ears and mouth
You'd better hurry, I just saw young Miss Potato Head running north with a guitar. =2

4. Wanted: Someone To Share My Kool-Aid With
Lance, I keep telling you, if you'd just give up the 'business' you will get the girl. You're getting way to old to run that stand anyway. =2

5. I don't normally talk unless I have something to say
I don't normally listen unless there is something of substance to hear. =3

6. Make My Heart Go Thump Thump

Bambie, the rabbits are in heat again.
It's okay, Flower. We're not Thumper's type anyway. =2

7. Leave No Stone Untuned!
No thanks, but I will have a brownie. =1

8. Take Life By the Horns and Grab Me
That's NOT what Carpe Diem means. =2

9. There are days that I don't know what town I'll be in until I wake up in it.
But the Marshal gives ya a horse 'n a full days rations, so quit yer bellie achin'. =1

10. Walking Fool
Agreed. =3

Tie-Breaker: I Don't Need Batteries
So, you're a kick start? =2

Total points for Frank = 18

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Contestant #3 Bud Weiser from WTIT

1. Bored, time for a woman.

Lord, time for a brain. =3

2. I am the only me you will ever meet.
One more than she’d care to… =2

3. Musician Chef seeks girl with ears and mouth.
You don’t need a woman, you need a parts shop. =1

4. Wanted: Someone To Share My Kool-Aid With.
Not everyone issues such a clear warning. Way-to-go. =3

5. I don't normally talk unless I have something to say.
That could take decades. =2

6. Make My Heart Go Thump Thump.
Sorry, no spare Pump Pump. =1

7. Leave No Stone Untuned!
I’ve heard of “Romancing” the stone, but tuning it? =1

8. Take Life By the Horns and Grab Me.So that’s a horn in your pants. =2

9. There are days that I don't know what town I'll be in until I wake up in it.
And even then it’s 50-50. =3

10. Walking Fool.
You are half right. =3

Tie-Breaker: I Don't Need Batteries.
Just Viagra. =1

Total points for contestant #3 Bud Weiser = 21 (tied with Linda for 1st place) + Tie-breaker 1 = 22

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Contestant #4 Lance Riley from Solitary Views
and his new site.

1. Bored, time for a woman.
finished all them video's already? =1

2. I am the only me you will ever meet.
No Mini Me? ah Mini You? I'm so confused... =1

3. Musician Chef seeks girl with ears and mouth
Hard to come by these day's, good luck with your search! =1

4. Wanted: Someone To Share My Kool-Aid With
Just let me know when the space ship is coming, I'll be there! =2

5. I don't normally talk unless I have something to say
good policy, you should have keep that in mind when creating this profile. =1

6. Make My Heart Go Thump Thump
Charge to 200... CLEAR... There's nothing more I can do, he's pathetic =1


7. Leave No Stone Untuned!
That's how you spend your spare time? count me out! =2

8. Take Life By the Horns and Grab Me
by the horns I assume? kinda bold, don't you think? =2

9. There are days that I don't know what town I'll be in until I wake up in it.
at this point I am wondering who you wake up with? does your current town have a clinic? =1

10. Walking Fool
Typing moron! =3

Tie-Breaker: I Don't Need Batteries
Charge to 200... CLEAR... What the hell? who took out the Duracell's? =3
Total points for contestant #4 Lance Riley = 15
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Contestant #5 Wading Through My Stream of Consciousness ~ Katherine

1. Bored, time for a woman.
Woman, bored with you. =3


2. I am the only me you will ever meet.
I am only one of many you will never meet. =3

3. Musician Chef seeks girl with ears and mouth
almost makes me want to be deaf and mute. =3

4. Wanted: Someone To Share My Kool-Aid With
previous girlfriend didn't share…explains why he is alone now =2

5. I don't normally talk unless I have something to say
maybe you shouldn't write unless you have something to say. =2

6. Make My Heart Go Thump Thump
the surgeon dropped it during the bypass =1

7. Leave No Stone Untuned!
He must be a roadie for Mick Jaeger =1

8. Take Life By the Horns and Grab Me

sorry my Matador cape is at the dry cleaners =1

9. There are days that I don't know what town I'll be in until I wake up in it.
Just as long as it's a different one than mine. =2

10. Walking Fool
I pass by Slow Pedestrians =1

Tie-Breaker: I Don't Need Batteries
solar powered = doesn't work after sunset. =2

Total points for Katherine = 19

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1st place is Linda from Are We There Yet? (feel the female power.....) with a hilarious 23 points
2nd place is Bud Weiser with a rousing return and 22 points
3rd place is Wading Through My Stream of Consciousness with 19 points
CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL AND THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR PLAYING.
I HOPE TO SEE YOU IN THE GAME NEXT WEEK.



3 comments:

Linda said...

Wow! Two women made the top three - yeeha!!! In your face guys!!! Oops, sorry .. didn't mean to do the "end zone victory dance" here in the comments ...

I was glad to see you changed your judging method as otherwise I would feel like this was a "sympathy win" because you lost my other entry (for which you have been forgiven many times over!). So nice to know that wasn't the case!

As for Katherine, she cracks me up!! Come to think of it, everyone here does! Thanks for giving us the chance to hone our wit and make you laugh a bit. We all need a laugh from time to time.

And now to proclaim victory over on my blog! Who-ah!!!

katherine. said...

smile....this is really fun to play. (and hey...I didn't get bleeped this time...I had to be VERY careful...)

The only problem is that these are actually the type of guys who are out there.....laughing....)

Sandee (Comedy +) said...

Yea, Linda won. Great answers too. Congratulations Linda. :)