"Awesome! It snowed last night, and Dad just said that he heard on the radio that we don’t have Zoo today, yippeee! Hey, maybe we can go to the School and look at the baby humans."
Our latest quiz was a categorical success! And our winners, randomly selected, are Wylie and Betty M.! Congratulations, and we’ll be dropping your Cute Overload Page-A-Day Calendar down your chimney soon.
Now, the answers:
( G ) Where in California will you find Avalon? Answer: Santa Catalina Island
( E ) Who doesn’t belong on this list (and why)? Our preferred answer was Katharine Hepburn. All the others played characters with "cat" in their names (Cat Ballou, Catwoman, Maggie the Cat). However, many peeps found other equally accurate answers, which we accepted.
( H ) A ceramic cat with one raised paw is considered lucky in what country? Answer: Japan
( AL ) What comic strip character has a cat named Hot Dog? Answer: "Dennis the Menace" (AKA "Dennis" in the UK)
( SN ) In 2007, "Cinnamon" became the first cat to make what scientific contribution? Answer: Genome sequenced
( SL ) What board game features a boot, a bathtub, and a bowling ball? Answer: Mouse Trap
More cute ceramics at the Magic Ketchup blog.
Can you unwrap the brainteaser we’ve tucked under your tree? One smart and lucky reader will win a Cute Overload Page-A-Day Calendar in time for 2009 — the rest of you get underwear. Send your answers to competishe [at] cutelabs [dot] com today!
( G ) Where in California will you find Avalon?
( E ) Who doesn’t belong on this list (and why)? Jane Fonda, Eartha Kitt, Katharine Hepburn, Elizabeth Taylor
( H ) A ceramic cat with one raised paw is considered lucky in what country?
( AL ) What comic strip character has a cat named Hot Dog?
( SN ) In 2007, "Cinnamon" became the first cat to make what scientific contribution?
( SL ) What board game features a boot, a bathtub, and a bowling ball?
- Entries must be received by 9 PM PST, Tuesday, December 23, 2008.
- That email address, once again, is: competishe [at] cutelabs [dot] com
- One entry per person, please.
- One winning entry will be selected at random from correct entries.
- Contest open to all except employees of CuteLabs, their immediate families and that one loudmouth at the office party who wouldn’t stop photocopying his you-know-what.
- Entries will be judged by NTMTOM, who knows if you’ve been bad or good.
Your "Tikkus" is quite a playa, Rosemary W.
[As always, the comments are closed so folks don't post all the answers, ahem... - Ed.]
… but the cutest darn puppy we’ve seen this whole year. Let’s do the C.O. Math™ on this one, people: (Serene, kissable face) PLUS (Dangling "hey, baby" arm) PLUS (Redonk-u-licious stocking pose) MULTIPLIED BY …
… EXTREME SENDER-INNER SUPER CLOSE-UP!!! equals … Happy Holidays to one and all!
And a Happy New Year, Amanda B.
Who’s that flappin’ down the chimney? Who’s that tappin’ at the tree?
It’s the elf with the bill, and he won’t stop until every boy and girl is giddy with glee.
Every Christmas time he’s at it again, a sack full of toys and an IQ of ten,
You might get meat or you might get a doll, ’cause he’s got no clue who you are at all.
So open those presents and try your luck; it could be wood or it could be a truck,
Will Christmas be merry or will it suck? You never can tell with Santa Duck!
Have a possibly Merry Christmas, Karen K.
"Hyup hyup, I been a good dog all year, sure have, hyup hyup! I didn’t chase cars, or dig in the garden, or send Nigerian scam e-mails or nothin’!"
"And I especially didn’t tear open the Mark Cross titanium fountain pen set with the pearl inlay that was wrapped in the pretty red paper with the little cherubs on it and smear the ink all over the Persian rug, nope, didn’t do it, never saw it, nope nope."
I think we can forgo the lie detector test, Wendy F.
… and our final action item for today, in regards to re-purposing the deliverables for the Q1 global co-localization initiative going forward …
… we’re experiencing push-back over negative asset retention metrics, vis-a-vis our mission-critical relationship management wombat …
… at the end of the day, to synergize a best-of-breed flapdoodle customer-oriented splinky narfle paradigm wumpus noodle fleeple spork …
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