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Verbal Equinox celebrates the half-way point between this year's O.Henry Pun-Off and next year's Pun-Off. Come help us stuff our struts 7-11pm this Friday evening, Nov 9 in Austin. #PunOffATX #puns #punny #OMGthatspunny https://t.co/y6aZ5OScoO
Are you not getting enough tweet? Get more wit & wordplay at the Verbal Eqinox, this Friday evening in Austin, TX. It's like a pun-off between the Pun-Offs. Free for all. Bring your dry wit and be ready to precipitate. #PunOffATX #puns #punny #omgthatspunny
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Q: It seems to me, over the years of observing the Punniest of Show that the judges are “looser” with giving out higher scores as the contest goes on. In other words, the first 10 contestants rarely get top scores compared to the last 10 or so contestants, i.e. 22 to 32. What do you think is the best slot for a contestant?
A: It is often presumed that the early scores tend to be lower but I don’t think anyone has ever really done the math to prove this. (Here’s a project where we could probably use the services of a computer whiz.) Traditionally we’ve always joked about the early contestants being somewhat sacrificial “cannon fodder” but that’s because its scary to be first up. Continue reading