(updated 15 Aug 04)

Well, it's that time of year again...when we put this contest on the shelf and put another one in its place. I've had one in mind for a while, and I hope it will be as fun to play as I envision it to be. So, with that said...this next No No will be the last installment for a while.

Things Not To Say and/or Do at a Political Convention
(Topic suggested by AuntShecky711@aol.com)

Ask where the Nader supporters sit. (dorr@jam.rr.com)

Tell the truth. (KatSut78@aol.com; Electronicwaffle@yahoo.com)

"The electoral college?? Maybe if you sing the fight song I can remember if I ever attended it." (maxcel@aol.com)

"Did you notice how much more the hookers cost this year?" (Eleman8859@aol.com) You mean they aren't alrealdy paid for by my political contribution???

Wear a T-shirt that says, "I'm with the Taliban." (missinmayberry@aol.com)

"I hope if that Carter fellow is elected he can find a cure for my Alzheimers." (maxcel@aol.com)

"Oh whoops... I thought this was a comic book convention." (timamod@aol.com) Yeah, right...does anyone running look remotely like a superhero?

Say: "I'm with Michael Moore." (CoyPsyche@aol.com)

Bring one of those keychains that make toilet bowl flushing noises...click it after each speech! (sis15oktt@aol.com)

Start popping the balloons and screaming, "Terrorists!" (farmermaslen@hotmail.com) Is that before or after you lose it on national TV cussing about them not dropping?

Break into that "This Land is Your Land" parody that was all over the net a couple of weeks ago. (HerzogVon@aol.com; marymarg27608@yahoo.com)

"Gee, I dunno, the other side has a point." (chharget@aol.com)

"Hi, I'm the Reverend Al Sharpton..." (stan@squidworks.com)

"This issue is a powder keg, but we've got a dynamite speaker who looks great when you see him blown up on the big screen...and, hey, let go of me...!" (chharget@aol.com)

"Excellent! I always wanted to go to a comedy club!" (sis15oktt@aol.com)

Well, duh...don't list it yet...you'll get the highest bids closer to election-time...

Wear a T-shirt that says "My vote is for sale! eBay item 422653112." (ukkfayooyay@aol.com)