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Monday, August 15
HOW TO DISMANTLE AN ENTIRE FAMILY
So the other night my sister buys a board game and demands that the entire family play. It's called Catch Phrase, and it's a pretty easy game.
It's sort of like the $100,000 Pyramid game -- you have a secret word, and, without saying it, try to get your partner/team to guess the word for points. That's it. It's very simple.
It's no Porno Password, but hey, fun shouldn't be measured.
I paired up with my father, while my sister paired up with mother.
Timer starts, my sister begins.
SISTER: OK, this is just one word... it's not too aggressive... it's...*DING*
MOM: Pissed? Mad? Angr--
SISTER: NO NO NO, it's like pent up rage over something trivial, rather...
MOM: Mad? Angry?
SISTER: It's like when Dad goes to the hardware stor--
MOM: ASSHOLE? JERK? FUCKER?
SISTER: NO, IT'S LIKE... DICK, SORTA DAD ON A MUCH HARSHER LEVEL...
MOM: ASS? CUNT? BITCH? WHINY? BABY?!!?
The word was "annoyed."
Yesterday, our family of four skipped an hour-long drive to Riverside (motto: We Stink Like Horse Shit) to visit some family. Thank goodness -- THAT would've been interesting.