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Pun League Week 13 Results

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That’s more like it!

More old faces rejoined the fray this week, simultaneously warming my heart, and tickling my punny bone (a not unpleasant sensation, let me tell you).  A warm welcome back to you all.

With last week’s challenge being so tough it required a PhD in wordplay studies to tackle, I was worried about getting the difficulty level right for this one.  I shouldn’t have worried about you lot; none of you needed any kelp in finding a ray around this fishy-looking picture.

 

Never mind the pollock, here’s the results: –

 

1st place for 100 points and a goldfish

A fish called Wander – Alex Hutchinson (@paddyk_11)

For cod’s hake!  Hutchinson solidifies his top dog status with a pun so smooth, I’m afraid it’ll wiggle out of my hands and swim away.  In an effort to try to tighten up the top of the table, I didn’t want to hand him 1st place, but there’s no denying this entry.  Perhaps I’ll have to had-dock him points somehow instead.  Worth mentioning his other entry ‘trout and about’ too.  He’s a dab hand at this.

 

2nd place for 60 points and a silver carp

It was only a matter of time before the turbot-charged tank took the lead. – John (@JFD1960)

Fugu-dness sake!  It pains me that puns of this quality have to come second.  But being Punmaster means making hard decisions.

 

3rd place for 40 points and a bronze corydora (I don’t know, I googled it)

Gill-ivers Travels – Martha (@Mmords22)

You have to f-eel for Martha.  On another week, this level of punnery would have nabbed top spot.  Bronze is the absolute minnow-mum it deserves

 

20 points a piece and a crabstick for the honourable mentions: –

Labradory – Paul Boxshall (@superbokka)

Taking my tank on manoeuvres – Nicolas Sellens (@PunBoy3)

All this walking is keeping me fin – Tony Jones (@dirtrythm)

 

Spare a thought for @bonbarlos who confessed that he’d “Been trying to think of fish puns all week but I’m floundering. Salmon else will have to win this week. Fin”.

Now if I group-er you all together, where does that leave us?

Pun Artist Wins 2nds 3rds Hon Mens Points
1 Pobo @paddyk_11 2 4 2 600
2 Darren Williams 2 3 260
3 David Kennedy @76deek 1 4 180
4 Danny @jinjar247 1 3 160
5 AHM @hipsterbloggo 1 2 140
5 Deed @dannychristmas 1 2 140
5 Carlos @bonbarlos 1 2 140
6 Carol Drummond @caroldrummond4 1 3 120
7 Paul Boxshall @superbokka 6 120
7 Will Nash @willwillynash 1 100
7 Scott Vokes @silentbicycle 1 100
7 Laura Anne # 1 100
7 Captain Findhorn @CaptainFindhorn 1 100
7 Tim @LinguisTim 1 2 100
7 Olive (@OlyLister) 1 100
7 John @JFD1960 1 1 100
8 Paul Sullivan @psully68 1 1 80
8 Borderline OK @Borderline_OK 1 2 80
8 Nicolas Sellens @PunBoy3 1 1 80
9 Phil @phileb727 1 1 60
9 Ron Nei @realpolitiki 1 60
9 Gabe Winchester @Pegaso_Saint 1 60
9 Fardog @fardaddy 3 60
9 Raj S (@XYZRaj) 1 60
10 Marina Issac @rockhyrax 1 40
10 Jude Dickson 2 40
10 Seth Goodtime @SethGoodtime 2 40
10 Tom King @itstomking 1 40
10 Bailed @bailed 1 40
10 Giles @davidcgiles 1 40
10 Gabby Gellerman @gabby_gellerman 1 40
10 Angelo in San Diego @AngeloInSD 2 40
10 pUnrequited Love @sPunDoctor 1 40
10 Martha (Mmords22) 1 40
Laurie Crosswell @lauriecrosswell 1 20
A Flashy Jargon @JasonFarghaly 1 20
Dominic Bailey (FB) 1 20
Marlo # 1 20
Jambomad @Gairns50 1 20
Poesie Dalek @psychopoesie 1 20
Gene and Tonic # 1 20
John Leyton # 1 20
Ech # 1 20
Dean Smith # 1 20
Obscure BM @ObscueBM 1 20
Ben Adam Sohawon @BenSohawon 1 20
Graham Musk @Grargemeister 1 20
Filip (@SingleMaltSuds) 1 20
Tony Jones (@dirtrythm) 1 20

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