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Posers and Puzzles

Posers and Puzzles

  1. Standard member royalchicken
    CHAOS GHOST!!!
    20 Dec '02 01:05 / 1 edit
    can anyone give me a really good anagram (mixing up the letters of words to form
    new ones)? i mean, we all know simple ones, like "hot date"-> "the toad", but
    can someone come up with some to beat "miss theoretical scientist"-> "this smart
    testicle is on ice"? or can you do better with a historical figure than
    "klemens von metternich"->
    "retch milk, vent no semen" (sorry-that's nasty)?
    people who have been playing me lately have discovered my tendency to do this to
    their names .
  2. Subscriber Chris
    Site Admin
    20 Dec '02 01:39
    Originally posted by royalchicken
    can anyone give me a really good anagram (mixing up the letters
    of words to form
    new ones)? i mean, we all know simple ones, like "hot date"->
    "the toad", but
    can someone come up with some to beat "miss theoretical scientist"->
    "this smart
    testicle is on ice"? or can you do better with a historical figure than
    "klemens von metternic ...[text shortened]... le who have been playing me lately have discovered my tendency
    to do this to
    their names .
    This post came close to being removed through fear of deterioration,
    but I'm sure it won't get too rude... here's a clean one, a pathetic
    attempt...

    "Rhymester and Vaknso" -> "Movers, ardent 'n' shaky"
  3. 20 Dec '02 08:00 / 1 edit
    The Quote

    "To be or not to be: that is the question, whether tis nobler in the
    mind to suffer the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune."

    And the Anagram

    "In one of the Bard's best-thought-of tragedies, our insistent hero,
    Hamlet, queries on two fronts about how life turns rotten."

    Mark
  4. Standard member royalchicken
    CHAOS GHOST!!!
    20 Dec '02 17:51
    it's genius. did you invent it? although the easiness of the anagram
    generally is directly proportional to the number of letters, provided the
    vowel density is high. i hope this doesn't deteriorate. it's entertaining.
  5. 20 Dec '02 18:47
    I did not invent (discover?) it I'm afraid, it was told to me by a friend.
    I have several more anagrams somewhere...not as good as that one
    though. They are all short two word ones...I'll see if I can find them
    when I get a chance.

    Mark

    PS Ooooh. I can remember one off the top of my head (it's probably
    quite famous that everyone's heard of):-

    Mother in Law = Woman Hitler
  6. Standard member royalchicken
    CHAOS GHOST!!!
    20 Dec '02 20:04
    i've heard that one-i'll think of some more...
  7. 20 Dec '02 21:29

    Some good, some not so good

    Dormitory......................Dirty Room
    Evangelist......................Evil's Agent
    Desperation...................A Rope Ends It
    The Morse Code.............Here Come Dots
    Slot Machine..................Cash Lost in 'em
    Animosity......................Is No Amity
    Snooze Alarms...............Alas! No More Z's
    Alec Guinness................Genuine Class
    Semolina.......................Is No Meal
    The Public Art Galleries....Large Picture Halls, I Bet
    A Decimal Point..............I'm a Dot in Place
    The Earthquakes............That Queer Shake
    Eleven plus two...............Twelve plus one
    Contradiction..................Accord not in it

    Mark
  8. 26 Dec '02 16:00
    A well known one for UK politics - Tony Blair MP - I'm tory plan b

    Suggest you look at the site anagramgenius.com for more.

    Eoin
  9. Standard member royalchicken
    CHAOS GHOST!!!
    16 Jan '03 22:18
    Hope this doesn't bother anyone, was bored in school today, thought of it-

    "Miss theoretical scientist" ------------> "This smart testicle is on ice"
  10. Donation bbarr
    Chief Justice
    17 Jan '03 00:59
    royal chicken --> cocky inhaler
  11. Standard member royalchicken
    CHAOS GHOST!!!
    17 Jan '03 02:05 / 2 edits
    Brilliant . But I knew it. Can't do much with "bbarr".
  12. Standard member royalchicken
    CHAOS GHOST!!!
    17 Jan '03 02:14 / 1 edit
    one for the poetic history buffs: "Topographical anomaly" --> "Marco Polo gaily nap't".

    When smoking a dubie with a friend with an Indian name, one could say I "loaned my vitamins to Rao" (an anagram of "amotivational syndrome" ) I am aware of the grammatical error.

  13. Standard member royalchicken
    CHAOS GHOST!!!
    17 Jan '03 02:39
    "pentium processor"--->"rectum oppression"
    "irritable bowel syndrome"--->"O My! Drain's terrible below!"
  14. Standard member royalchicken
    CHAOS GHOST!!!
    17 Jan '03 02:59 / 1 edit
    "scatalogical apologist" --->"So gloat, local pig sciata!"
    (I hope this mitigates the rectum humour)

    (Of course "the rectal jokes"--->"O! He talks! Reject!"
  15. Standard member royalchicken
    CHAOS GHOST!!!
    17 Jan '03 18:33
    Another one for the information industry: "A Pentium processor"---->"PR: Rectum soap noise"