It's the first game
night of November, and we're playing Green Scream, Operation, Simon
Flash, Ratuki, and Cranium. Of course, we start with Cranium, but
first, we need players...
JACOB (king of the
RUBY (twin sister)
SHEILA (teacher's assistant who brings her demeanor home)
MARC (neat freak)
GENA (mom's rule: I make you laugh)
JULIAN (gear head dad)
JULIAN JR. (twin brother)
In the bank tonight for the Super
Cash Card: $20,000. Also on the line, a twin trip to HAWAII!
CHAIRMAN'S PREDICTION: BATTLESHIP
Cranium Brain Break: Throw in the
In this Brain Break, your team will throw glow-hoops onto your
family's pawn. First family to ring two will pick first. And that
family is... JACOB'S! Two in a row!
JACOB'S CARD: PRETZEL
TAYLOR'S CARD: HAT
Jacob's team goes first...
Jacob's category: A Day at the Park
Basketball hoop, squirrel (pass), bench, sunflower, kite, butterfly,
football, bike, stroller (TIME!)
TOTAL: 60 points
Taylor's category: Desert
Camel, owl (pass), cactus, bighorn sheep (pass), turtle, pyramid,
lizard, coyote (pass), dune buggy, scorpion (TIME!)
TOTAL: 60 points
The tiebreaker time goes to... JACOB'S team!
JACOB'S FAMILY WINS: one-year pass at Regency Theatres
JACOB'S CARD: BATTLESHIP
OPERATION: SAM DUNK
Cavity Sam is in place... The double-up bell for ringing in the ear
is in play. Jacob's family is going first...
Julian Jr.: Giggles! (300)
Sheila: Toxic gas! (250)
Marc: BELL! (500)
Julian Sr.: Frog in the throat (800)
Taylor's family lead, 800-500!
Ruby: BELL! (1000)
Julian Jr.: BZZZZ!
Sheila: Giggles! (1300)
Julian Sr.: Bad plumbing! (1150)
It is NOT ENOUGH! Jacob's family wins it,
JACOB'S FAMILY WINS: Vocopro karaoke
JACOB'S CARD: ROLLERBLADE
Get your rainbow on!
YGBR (Jacob), BYRG (Taylor), RBGY (Taylor), BGYR (Taylor), GBRY (Taylor),
BYGR (GAME for Taylor)
Taylor gets the sweep after Jacob gets the first.
TAYLOR'S FAMILY WINS: Southern California CityPass
TAYLOR'S CARD: CAR
20 cards ready for both teams. Here's how it played out:
Sheila's stuck trying to play her 1, allowing Taylor's team to pass. But
once they pass, the Reds are on fire. Sheila's back with the 1... and
she's in on a 2. Now Jacob's dad is tied up. Big Julian's also tied up,
and both dads pass. The Reds are passing up. Taylor plays a hail-mary...
and that doesn't work. Ruby plays the 4... and here comes Jacob with the
JACOB'S FAMILY WINS: Coleman camping package
JACOB'S CARD: SOCCER BALL (or FOOTBALL for our British friends)
Four questions that have a number as an
answer. One team gives a number, the other says higher/lower. First, the
1) What was the total combined age of Nick,
Joe, and Kevin Jonas when they released their first album, "It's About
CORRECT: 47 (Taylor's team up, 10-0)
2) How many inches long is the Statue of
CORRECT: 54 (Taylor's 30-0)
3) How many total islands make up the state
CORRECT: 124 (Taylor, 60-0)
4) Approximately how many total kernels of
popcorn are in THIS container?
CORRECT: 42,950 (Taylor's kids sweep, 100-0)
5) How many total cups of popcorn will these
kernels make when they're popped!
Taylor: 420 (ON A FAMILY SHOW!)
CORRECT: 687 (Taylor's up, 100-20)
6) How many gallons of paint does it take to
cover the entire outside surface of the White House?
CORRECT: 570 (Taylor's up, 100-60)
7) How many dog breeds are currently fully
recognized by the American Kennel Club?
CORRECT: 170 (Jacob's up, 120-100)
8) How many total national parks are there
in the US?
CORRECT: .... 58 (Taylor's family wins, 180-120!)
TAYLOR'S FAMILY WINS: Boomer's gift card
TAYLOR'S CARD: PLANE
MONOPOLY CRAZY CASH MACHINE
Jacob's family has the lead with 4 cards to 3 for Taylor's family,
but it's all about the cash money. Taylor's three are going first...
Four cards to beat the money.
SOCCER BALL: $835
BATTLESHIP: $920 for the win!
They get the trip to Hawaii! BUT How much is
WINNERS: JACOB'S FAMILY!
And the top 3C...
BIG MONEY CARD: THIMBLE
And that'll do it for D'angelo's twin. I'm
gonna go have a couple sandwiches. Another crazy game night next week!
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