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4 Apr 2005

Fine arts in the SPA

Filed under: Personal — paulcook @ 12:47 am


Image 1: Civil War. As guessed by me, a foreigner.

Image 2: Steamroller. Completely obvious — especially with the person getting, um, steamrollered.

Image 3: Friday. Random boxes, you say? Nonsense!

Image 4: Squirt gun. Yes, we had water gun within maybe 15 seconds, but “squirt” is really hard to draw…

Image 5: Tiara. Well, ten-gallon tiara perhaps. Still, enough for an inspired guess from Mike!

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  1. ====SPOILERS BELOW====

    Well, in retrospect, I have observations: (1) Mike’s drawing of “civil war” is even better than I remembered, and (2) My drawing of “tiara” is even more ridiculous than I remembered. The steamroller, though, was and remains an instant classic.

    Comment by jjk — 4 Apr 2005 @ 11:01 am

  2. I was told by Heidi later that I should have drawn a squid to inspire the “squirt” guess. Anyone have better ideas?

    Comment by MDA — 4 Apr 2005 @ 11:02 am

  3. That’s not a bad idea. But it really does seem that it was a really hard one to draw — almost as hard as “The English Patient”. There were very few timeouts during the game, we were doing well otherwise.

    Comment by paulcook — 4 Apr 2005 @ 11:28 am

  4. I agree with Paul that “squirt” is pretty damn hard. One idea is to draw a foot stomping on a balloon and drops of water flying in different directions. That might be hard, though.

    Comment by jjk — 4 Apr 2005 @ 4:17 pm

  5. It occurs to me that I used “SPA” in the title, without explaining what it means. It’s an acronym for Stone Pine Apartments, where we live. Now no one has actually asked me about this, so either you all worked it out, or you ignore my titles.

    Comment by paulcook — 4 Apr 2005 @ 7:53 pm

  6. It took me a minute, but I got it. Holly pointed it out a while ago. I typically go for the SLR.

    Comment by MDA — 4 Apr 2005 @ 9:21 pm

  7. I am cracking up right now and it’s 8am. Paul – It’s great to be reminded of the incredible artistic talent of the men’s team. I must say I am still impressed by Jeff’s attempt at a tiara and Mike’s image of the civil war. Even more impressive, the domination of the women’s team in the second round. That’s right. I don’t know if my roommates will tolerate a rematch. Apparently, the game was heard by all at the SPA. As Paul would say, good times.

    Comment by Holly — 5 Apr 2005 @ 8:19 am

  8. We should make a t-shirt out this stuff.

    Comment by MDA — 5 Apr 2005 @ 2:00 pm

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