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Apr 14, 2009

Tuesday's Twelve Tags #16

Last week's winner: Kyle, picking up his first win, with 8 points.
The theme: Needlenose Ned, Ned the Head aka the man that did the whistling belly-button trick at the high school talent show aka Ned Ryerson aka Stephen Tobolowsky was in every film.

Here's the new dozen. The rules are simple: I'm going to give you a dozen taglines, all you have to do is name as many flicks that they belong to as you can. Try to resist the Google. Get the most and you win. There will always be a theme, though it's worth will vary according to how difficult I think it is. This week's theme was going to be worth only 3 points, but I changed up some of the movies and made it harder, so now it's worth 6 points. Also, keep in mind that Justin earned himself a bonus 2 points before we even get started, by virtue of taking me up on getting the last 3 tags from last week (after the outcome was already decided)

1. Putting the "F" back in Freedom
2. When it comes to war...America means business
3. The critics are raving... the natives are restless... and the laughter is non-stop!
4. This summer a star falls. The chase begins.
5. Let's do this
6. The truth needs no translation.
7. Somewhere... somehow... someone's going to pay!
8. Be ready to believe us.
9. The greatest fairy tale never told.
10. She rocks. She rules. She reigns.
11. It is not what is outside, but what is inside that counts.
12. Grab Life by the Balls

As you get them right, I'll mark them as gotten and stuff. Good luck.

Justin - 4
J.D. - 2.5
Shane, Nick - 2
Sea_of_Green, Jason, Jess, Kyle - 1
Dead Pan - .5

Correct answers so far:

1. Team America: World Police (J.D.)
2. War, Inc. (J.D.)
3. The Gods Must Be Crazy (Jess)
4. Stardust (Dave)
5. The Sentinel (Justin)
6. The Interpreter (J.D.)
7. Commando (Jess)
8. Ghostbusters 2 (Jess)
9. Shrek (Nick)
10. The Princess Diaries (J.D.)
11. Aladdin (Jess)
12. Dodgeball (Nick)
Theme - Each film takes place in and/or contains a fictional country. (Justin)

14 people have chosen wisely: on "Tuesday's Twelve Tags #16"

Dave said...

#4 is 'Stardust'! I finally win one!

J.D. said...
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J.D. said...

1. Team America: World Police?
2. War Inc. or whatever it's called
6. The Interpreter!
10. The Princess DiariesFor some reason I want to guess international politics as the theme? Or something like that?

J.D. said...

Ugh, it keeps forming lines together. Bleh.

Nick said...

1. Team America: World Police
9. Shrek?
12. Dodgeball

Jess said...

3. The Gods Must be Crazy
7. Commando

Jess said...

8. Ghostbusters 2?
11. Aladdin?

Fletch said...

Quick work, gang.

Just one tag and the theme left. J.D. - you're warm, but not quite there.

Tallies for this week thus far:

J.D. - 4
Jess - 4
Nick - 2
Justin - 2
Dave - 1

With a 6 point theme...still anyone's game - even if you didn't get a single tag.

Nick said...

Theme guesses:

- Movies where an underdog (or somebody of lower/underappreciated class) comes out a hero.

- Similarly, movies where the lower class fights against the upper class (upper class meaning either literally the upper class, or people in power).

Justin said...

Not really sure about the theme. . .

The last tag is The Sentinel though!

Justin said...

Actually, I have an idea. . .

Do all of these movies have one of the following: either a character from a fictitious foreign country or takes place in a fictitious place set in the real world?

Fletch said...

Game. Set. Match.

Correctamundo, Justin. Each film takes place and/or contains a fictitious country.

See, I had The Princess Bride, Coming to America and a couple others in there, but not only were their tags too easy, I thought they helped give it away too much. Great job, and you've extended your overall lead.

Nick said...


Mine work for each one of those films, too, I believe -_- .

Justin said...


It was Agrabah that gave it away for me!

Even though I was late, I still picked it up! This is my game Fletch!