Blizzard of Bucks 1 of2 November 18,1999 Blizzard of Bucks Greg Wagenknecht triumphed over some of St. Andrews' fiercest game show players to win the right to enter the Blizzard of Bucks machine Friday, November 7. After nosing through a pie plate filled with whipped cream to retrieve a piece of bubble gum, Greg beat out remaining finalist Joe Maione by blowing the first bubble to last longer than five seconds. Greg entered the money swirling machine for one minute, giving him the opportunity to capture up to $500. Upon receiving his winnings irom game show host Jarvis Kaler, Greg related how he felt about winning $112. "Since I'm broke, it feels pretty good." Twelve students were chosen from a drawing to compete for the prestigious title of Cage Master. Each round, four players participated in "physical challenges" designed to disqualify players until only a finalist remained in each group. The event provided a lot of laughs for spectators. John Richmond and Foreign Language Professor Rafael Argudo competed for the first finalist position by stuflBng balloons into "M.C. Hammer Pants." Kaler determined who had stuffed more by popping them while they were still in the contestants' pants. John won the finalist position. f'pf In the second round Joe Maione, John Harrison, and Laith Geghman competed for a move up in the "Chubby Bunny" contest. Each contestant wore bunny ears while smooshing two marshmallows at a time into their mouths. At each pause the contestants had to recite a phrase into a microphone. Much to the audience's gleefiil disgust, Laith was disqualified when he gagged out the six moist marshmallows crammed into his mouth as he tried to say. Titanic was titillating cinematography." a promising finalist when he sunk John in the "Chicken Toss Off He w^ the only contestant who managed to land a rubber chicken in a laundry basket by tossing it with fly swatters. PI- JfVu two female contestants-Masayo Fukumoto and Elizabeth Helms-did not have a fighting chance against the guys. Elizabeth was

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