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TV news bingo - storm coverage

Okay, so it's snowing out. Which means all the TV people in Maine get into turtlenecks and sweaters (even under their parkas and hats) and start in with coverage about the most dangerous white powdery substance known to humankind.

Here's a sort of bingo card for watching the TV news tonight - anyone who gets five in a row, whether vertically, diagonally, or horizontally, gets to yell "BINGO" at the top of his or her lungs, and then collect kudos from all present. (Sorry, no real prizes tonight. We have to shovel.) Mark anything off when an on-camera person says it, does it, or shows it.

You get extra points for any time the live reporter gestures to something in the background - especially if that thing is snow itself. (Deduct points if they point at something stationary, like a car off the road.)

B                        I                    N                              G                                          O
"blustery"               "ice-covered"        "nor'easter"                   "going" (when referring to traffic speed)  "overdo it" (as in shoveling)
"slippery"               "wintry mix"         view from a Turnpike overpass  a runway at the Jetport                    Doppler radar projection
"bundle up"              "Santa"              "polar bears"                  sweater with snowflake design              a view obstructed by snow
a CMP lineworker         a plow driver        a citizen shoveling            a citizen scraping off a car               children sledding
"be careful out there"   "ice storm of 1998"  reporter throws a snowball     reporter catches snowflakes in glove       reporter not wearing proper storm clothing        


And an automatic win to any person who hears any person on television tonight talk about severe storms' connection to global warming. (Half a win if they call it "climate change." But we're not holding our breath for either.)
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