Yes, I'm still here in
the midst of the October snow. And with the earliest snow day from
school in my life. *sigh* Well, I got the games to keep me warm, so
let's start it up!
Leader: MICHELLE (Bocce player, and
CHRISTOPHER (Waving to us on his water skis when he's not busting a
move on the floor)
DENISE (Flowers grow for her)
THOMAS (Out for a ride on the bike. Motorcycle, that is. Hey, give
my dad a call.)
cooker, and she knows how to state her case)
KAMIKO (Loves to dance, Ashley does NOT love to watch)
GREG (Out for a ride on the bike. No, just a bike.)
All right, they're pumped, and
$10,000 is what they're hunting for.
SONIC WHAMMY'S PREDICTION: IRON
And the big trip tonight is to get out of the snow and off to Cabo
Cranium Brain Break: Trash the Host
I got thrown off by this one, since it looked like Michelle's group
was landing 2 at a time in a couple spots. Would've mattered, too,
because it ended up as a 4-4 tie. Because of the tie, the team who
sank one first wins... and it's Ashley.
ASHLEY'S CARD: PLANE
MICHELLE'S CARD: DOG
Ashley will go second. 90 on the clock.
Michelle's category: Landmarks
White House, Empire State Building, Leaning Tower of Pisa, Golden Gate
Bridge, Taj Mahal (PASS), Space Needle, Colliseum, (TIME UP!) Gateway
TOTAL: 60 points
Taj Mahal & Space Needle ate up all the clock.
Ashley's category: Amusement Parks
Popcorn, Roller coaster, Ticket, Ferris wheel, Cotton candy, Bumber
cars, Caramel apple
TOTAL: 70 points (TIME LEFT: 38 SECONDS)
Too easy this time.
ASHLEY'S FAMILY WINS: A Casio Workstation keyboard
ASHLEY'S CARD: SKATEBOARD
BOP IT! BOPTAGON
I know I keep thinking of UFC when I hear the word Boptagon, but I
heard last night's pay-per-view had a shocking departure, so it's still
fresh this week. Sorry.
Here's the lowdown:
1) KAMIKO (Pulled on a kick)
2) CHRIS AND LANCE (Rotated on a reverse)
3) DENISE (Fell asleep on pull)
4) TOM (Fell asleep on honk)
5) MICHELLE (Bopped on a reverse, that's new)
ASHLEY'S FAMILY WINS: 6 tickets to Knott's Berry Farm
ASHLEY'S CARD: HORSE
TWISTER LIGHTS OUT!
The kids start it off. Ashley reached so far
onto the board that her right foot came on before it was supposed to.
Lance then gets bumped for moving the right foot on a left command. Red
wins in a sweep.
Now for the parents. Kamiko switches her feet, too, moving the left when
the right needed to move. Denise loses her dot next. The dads play it
tight, but Thomas loses his dot, tying it up.
The kids come back up for the speed round. Lance moves a hand this time
instead of a foot, then Ashley moves the wrong foot quickly after for
another red sweep.
MICHELLE'S FAMILY WINS: A Sports Authority gift card
MICHELLE'S CARD: PRETZEL
CONNECT 4 BASKETBALL
With the lockout, it's the only game in
town. Michelle goes first, and here's where the winning combination
Blocks all over the place, and I actually thought we were going to end
up with a tie. It took forever to even put one in column 2. And
fittingly, that's where Christopher landed the winning shot.
MICHELLE'S FAMILY WINS: A 1-year California State Parks membership, plus
a Kelte tent
MICHELLE'S CARD: CELL PHONE
Michelle will go first. Greg & Thomas head
down to clean up in the first frame.
Ashley: 13345 > 33356 > 13336 (TRIPS)
Michelle: 11466 > 44566 > 44566 (2 PAIR)
Now for Frame 2:
Michelle: 22456 > 44456 > 44456 (TRIPS)
Ashley: 11346 > 13444 > 24444 (4 OF A KIND)
Michelle's family likes repeating on the last roll, don't they? Doesn't
help against the sweep.
A pair Street Surfing Whiplash scooters
MONOPOLY CRAZY CASH MACHINE
We've got a classic 3-4 defense. Nice and even. But now it's time
for the money to do the talking.
Ashley's gonna start.
Wow, that's a real nice total. But we've seen 3 cards beat that before.
Michelle hopes this is one of those times.
CELL PHONE: $650
WINNERS: ASHLEY'S FAMILY
Some nice money tonight on both sides. But it's Ashley who's heading for
Cabo. And am I landing in the win column?
BIG MOMEY CARD: BOOT
Nope. It's coming, I swear. Well, gotta go find some blankets. Seeya
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