And The Winner Is…

As the entries poured in for our game of Trivial Fursuit (bada bing, Allison Y.!), one thing became clear: Those who love Teh Qte are Teh Smrt. Out of over 540 entries in 8 hours, most of you displayed your Google and Wikipedia skills command of knowledge flawlessly.

Our winner, randomly selected from all correct entries, is Arbed. Congratulations! 

Now, the answers:
( G ) What big cat lives in the Himalayas at altitudes up to 20,000 feet?  The Snow Leopard

Duz we getz kalinder, too?

(  E ) What TV character was pursued by a policeman named Dibble?  Top Cat

Now, imagine this walnut is your brain, see ...

(  H ) Who was the Chief Mouser to the Cabinet Office under Margaret Thatcher and John Major?  Humphrey

I am NOT amused.

( AL ) What author’s museum is home to many six-toed cats?  Ernest Hemingway

The Old Man And Teh Qte

( SN ) What are the collective names for a group of cats and a group of kittens?  Preferred answers: clowder and kindle, respectively, but we also accepted cluster, clutter, glaring, kendle, nuisance and pounce.

Not chowder, you idiot!  CLOWDER!!

( SL ) What game involves cat’s eyes?  Marbles

I think you lost these. (*snerk*)

Thank you to EVERYONE who participated! If you’d like to see more competishes, let us know in the Comments!

Stop, WhiskerTime

Can’t touch this

Can’t touch this

Can’t touch this

/// Hamster photo removed at request of owner ///

WhiskerTime [checking watch] brought to you by MILKA, A TINY FLUFFY BUNNY-SNOWFLAKE, kitten by sarim, Pup nose by Phil 1979.

What “new puppy” should President-Elect Obama bring to the White House?

You all just heard him…

"Sasha and Malia, I love you both so much, and you have earned the new puppy that’s coming with us to the White House".

What kind of puppy will it be!? What would you suggest?

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Yanyg yanyg yanyg [bone chewing sound] from Nora :)

I dare you to take this to Starbucks

See if you can get your free cup of coffee. GO ON TRY IT!!! [pushing you forward]

Stoatification_2
Print it out on a blank sticker sheet and GO!!!

I’M A LITTLE NERVOUS ABOUT ELECTION RESULTS!

Nom nom nom nom nom nom nom nom [no blinking]

Shrimp or Herring? Shrimp or Herring?

If I had a dime every time I’ve been asked that question, I’d be one rich otter.

Herrings_all_the_way

You really otter vote, Lauren S. Nice work, SeaWorld!

Guess who just voted, B****es!?

Wow, they’re handing out big buttons at that polling place.

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This ermine stoat guy was previously posted ;)

I Think I’m Having A Wedge Issue

Hey, peeps!  While we sweat out the election results, test your trivia chops and you might win a Cute Overload Page-A-Day Calendar 2009! (rules below)

(  G ) What big cat lives in the Himalayas at altitudes up to 20,000 feet?
(  E ) What TV character was pursued by a policeman named Dibble?
(  H ) Who was the Chief Mouser to the Cabinet Office under Margaret Thatcher and John Major?
( AL ) What author’s museum is home to many six-toed cats?
( SN ) What are the collective names for a group of cats and a group of kittens?
( SL ) What game involves cat’s eyes?

UPDATE!  CONTEST IS CLOSED — THANKS TO ALL WHO ENTERED!

Umm ... Egg salad?  James Bond?  The Ming Dynasty?  Guam?

EXTREMELY IMPORTANT OFFICIAL-SOUNDING RULES WITH NUMBERS AND EVERYTHING

  1. Entries must be received by 9 PM PST, Nov. 4, 2008.
  2. One entry per person, please.
  3. One winning entry will be selected at random from correct entries.
  4. Contest open to all except employees of CuteLabs, their immediate families and illegitimate children; people who talk in movie theaters; door-to-door harmonica salesmen; and penguins.
  5. Entries will be judged by NTMTOM, whose decision is fatal.

Q: Who’s an awesome sender-inner?  A: Vanessa P.

// UPDATE: Comments are closed so as to not give away answers! //

VOTE VOTE VOTE like a baby STOAT

It’s Tuesday November 4, People. You know what you must do! [Totally in your face]

Vote, vote vote
like a baby stoat!

 

Stoat, stoat stoat
Cast a leeetle vote!

Make your voice heard
Ballot or absentee,

When you cast your vote,
That’s stoatmocracy

Stoatin

Get inside that booth,
pull that curtain closed,

Vote Yes on Tasty Rabbits,
No on Den-Wrecking Backhoes

If you have sharp teef,
there’ll be no hanging chads,

Put your paws up,
And high-five my pads!

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Votin’ and Stoatin’ pics thanks to Worried stoat by essexjan, Where is my Mum? by John Mickleborough, stoat squared by felt_tip_felon. NTMTOM spotted this glorious one online, Stoat (I was so excited to see this!) by nutmeg66, On the lookout… by law_keven, Babies by ElliotSmith007, and finally, Licky McLickersons via The Pied Piper stoat site.

Perfect 90-degree haunch Splayage

[Sir Ye Olde English Safari Guy voice] Ssssssssssh! [Putting binoculars down] This is… unprecedented!  [Gets out protractor] Yes! YES! PERFECTLY splayed perpendicular haunches! just as they’re seen in the wild! INCREDIBLE!

back view

belly viewYou didn’t know Maru could handle the math, did you People?

90-degree splayage