The "Word Games!" message area on TST, when it was up, spawned some mighty collaborative poems. It gave rise to many rounds of "Dictionary." But it never approached the potential for silliness that Nitnatsnoc managed to arouse when he'd stop by on TABNET and post something like the following.

from: Nitnatsnoc
subj: fun fun fun

Hi. It's SuperFunNight, featuring the good ol' question game.

I give you a series of answers. Your job is to reply to each answer with a question that would go with it.

Man, I haven't done one in a long, long time. Okay, here goes:

And now, the answers!

from: Geekboy

GB>      So, how do i use this Bop-Ankle-o-matic 2000?
NIT>     1) Tie it to your ankle, and walk around for a bit.
GB>
GB>      Whens the next spaceship to Mars, baby?
NIT>     2) I don't know, but you better stop looking at me like that.
GB>
GB>      CHRIstianity is stupid.
NIT>     3) Shhh! You'll anger the gods!e
GB>
GB>      Whats that In your bag?
NIT>     4) A brand new puppy, toothpaste and the Cold War.
GB>
GB>      What does the sidewalk taste like?
NIT>     5) I'm not sure. Go ask that crazy old man licking the sidewalk.
GB>
GB>      Seen any paradoxes latley?
NIT>     6) I detect a paradox.
GB>
GB>      mmmm, eycluptys.
NIT>     7) Funny, that reminds me of something a koala bear said to me once.
GB>
GB>      I want a jet, and some imported cheese.
NIT>     8) Fine, fine! Just stop harassing my children!
GB>
GB>      asdfgkl;!
NIT>     9) Whoa, whoa, slow down, and take it easy.
GB>
GB>     Oh baby, its some eggs and a toaster.
NIT>    10) Man.. I'd like to see THAT at the CN IMAX theatre with 3-d
NIT>    glasses!
GB>
GB>      Can I borrow one of your socks?
NIT>    11) Give me a kiss and I'll think about it.
GB>
GB>      Can i join the rat race, too?
NIT>    12) Sorry, but I've got no room.
GB>
GB>      
NIT>    13) Hey, wait, I thought you had a cold!
GB>
GB>      ...and thats my screenplay!
NIT>    14) Not bad, not bad.. I think the beginning could use some work,
NIT>        though
GB>
GB>      mumblemumblecoughcoughjazzcoughcoughmumble
NIT>    15) Jazz? What?

from: Happyfish

HF>      Is my glass eye in crooked?
NIT>     2) I don't know, but you better stop looking at me like that.
HF>
HF>      Run! Xeno's coming!
NIT>     6) I detect a paradox.

from: Etana

ET>      What's this small child doing here?
NIT>     1) Tie it to your ankle, and walk around for a bit.
ET>
ET>      
ET>      Hello, My name is Fracula and I was wondering if you know where the
ET>      nearest blood bank is?
NIT> 2) I don't know, but you better stop looking at me like that.
ET>
ET>     Well I think Zeus should just stick that lightning bolt right up his-
NIT>    3) Shhh! You'll anger the gods!
ET>
ET>      McCarthy's keys to popularity:
NIT>     4) A brand new puppy, toothpaste and the Cold War.
ET>
ET>      You ever wonder what the gum on the bottom of your shoe tastes like?
NIT>     5) I'm not sure. Go ask that crazy old man licking the sidewalk.
ET>
ET>      Sensor readings, Mr. Tuvok?
NIT>     6) I detect a paradox.
ET>
ET>      I think we all should go hug a tree..
NIT>     7) Funny, that reminds me of something a koala bear said to me once.
ET>
ET>      Now, can you really take candy from a baby...
NIT>     8) Fine, fine! Just stop harassing my children!
ET>
ET>      What to say to a stampede of elephants heading straight for you:
NIT>     9) Whoa, whoa, slow down, and take it easy.
ET>
ET>      I think there's something blue growing on my cream cheese...
NIT>    10) Man.. I'd like to see THAT at the CN IMAX theatre with 3-d
NIT>    glasses!
ET>
ET>      Leia: "Han, you can't leave.. whatever will the alliance do without
ET>             you!"
NIT>    11) Give me a kiss and I'll think about it.
ET>
ET>      Tina, you sure you don't want the grand piano at SFU?
NIT>    12) Sorry, but I've got no room.
ET>
ET>      
ET>      Peanut butter sandwich.. grape drink.. lint ball.. "Grease"
ET>      soundtrack.. I don't think it's in here.
NIT>    13) Hey, wait, I thought you had a cold!
ET>
ET>      
NIT>    14) Not bad, not bad.. I think the beginning could use some work,
NIT>        though
ET>
ET>      I think there's a tazmanian devil chewing on your leg..
NIT>    15) Jazz? What?

from: Daryl

SK>      Mommy! what do I do with this severed penis ? !!
NIT>     1) Tie it to your ankle, and walk around for a bit.
SK>
SK>      Is everyone watching you ?
NIT>     2) I don't know, but you better stop looking at me like that.
SK>
SK>      I know ! Let's say something blastphemous !
NIT>     3) Shhh! You'll anger the gods!
SK>
SK>      Name everything you loved about the 80's.
NIT>     4) A brand new puppy, toothpaste and the Cold War.
SK>
SK>      Where do babies come from ?
NIT>     5) I'm not sure. Go ask that crazy old man licking the sidewalk.

from: Weird

WD>     is that a booger on your teeth?
NIT>  2) I don't know, but you better stop looking at me like that.

from: Cthulu


CT>      How did they achieve the special effects in that famous porno
CT>      movie, "Long Dong Silver"?
NIT>     1) Tie it to your ankle, and walk around for a bit.
CT>
CT>      What would you do if I told you that you were turning into a cheese
CT>      danish?
NIT>     2) I don't know, but you better stop looking at me like that.
CT>
CT>      Man, that Jesus guy really pisses me off.  I found him in bed with
CT>      my wife!
NIT>     3) Shhh! You'll anger the gods!
CT>
CT>      What are the last three secrets of Honeycomb (tm) cereal?
CT>
NIT>     4) A brand new puppy, toothpaste and the Cold War.
CT>
CT>      I think you dropped the top scoop  from your ice cream cone.
CT>
NIT>     5) I'm not sure. Go ask that crazy old man licking the sidewalk.
CT>
CT>      I AM LYING.
CT>
NIT>     6) I detect a paradox.
CT>
CT>      Look at me!  I'm a talking koala bear!
CT>
NIT>     7) Funny, that reminds me of something a koala bear said to me
NIT>     once.
CT>
CT>      Hey buddy!  Can I touch you?
CT>
NIT>     8) Fine, fine! Just stop harassing my children!
CT>
CT>      How would you reccommend having sex while riding on a horse?
CT>
NIT>     9) Whoa, whoa, slow down, and take it easy.
CT>
CT>      So... pretty impressive, wasn't it?  Bet you didn't know I could
CT>      wiggle my uvula like that...
CT>
NIT>    10) Man.. I'd like to see THAT at the CN IMAX theatre with 3-d
NIT>        glasses!
CT>
CT>      Can I kiss you?
CT>
NIT>    11) Give me a kiss and I'll think about it.
CT>
CT>      Ve vould lake to be your tenants.
CT>
NIT>    12) Sorry, but I've got no room.
CT>
CT>      Uh-oh... I think it popped.  Pass me the thread and that needle over
CT>      there.
NIT>    13) Hey, wait, I thought you had a cold!
CT>
CT>      So... I finally finished the beginning of my novel.  What do you
CT>      think of it?
NIT>    14) Not bad, not bad.. I think the beginning could use some work, though.
CT>
CT>      O-prah.  Oh-prah.  Jazz-uh-cize.  JAZZ-UH-CIZE.
NIT>    15) Jazz? What?