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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
11:00 am
Sat November 19, 2011

Prediction

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PETER SAGAL, HOST:

Now, panel, what will the supercommittee come up with at the last minute? Roy Blount, Jr.?

ROY BLOUNT: It's going to hit them, duh, time travel.

(SOUNDBITE OF LAUGHTER)

BLOUNT: However, there's still a problem because the Democrats want to go back in time to - not very far, just to undo the Bush tax cuts. And the Republicans want to go back a little further, to undo the enlightenment.

(SOUNDBITE OF LAUGHTER)

(SOUNDBITE OF APPLAUSE)

SAGAL: Faith Salie?

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
11:00 am
Sat November 19, 2011

Limericks

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PETER SAGAL, HOST:

Coming up, it's Lightning Fill in the Blank, but first, it's the game where you have to listen for the rhyme. If you'd like to play on air, call or leave a message at 1-888-Wait-Wait, that's 1-888-924-8924. Or click the contact us link on our website. That's waitwait.npr.org. You can find out about attending our weekly live shows back at the Chase Bank Auditorium in Chicago, or you can check out the "How to do everything" podcast from the producers of WAIT WAIT. This week: how to learn to like hockey, if there's no NBA season.

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
11:00 am
Sat November 19, 2011

Opening Panel Round

Originally published on Sat November 19, 2011 9:51 am

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PETER SAGAL, HOST:

We want to remind everybody they can join us most weeks back at the Chase Bank Auditorium in Chicago. For tickets and more information, you can go to wbez.org, and you can also find a link at our website, waitwait.npr.org.

Right now, panel, time for you to answer some questions about the week's news. Roy, after years of getting by on word of mouth, one big organization has decided it's finally time to try their first-ever marketing campaign to attract new customers. Who are we talking about?

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
11:00 am
Sat November 19, 2011

Bluff The Listener

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CARL KASELL, HOST:

From NPR and WBEZ-Chicago, this is WAIT WAIT...DON'T TELL ME!, the NPR news quiz. I'm Carl Kasell. We're playing this week with Roy Blount, Jr., Faith Salie and Adam Felder. And here again is your host at the Straz Center in Tampa, Florida, Peter Sagal.

PETER SAGAL, HOST:

Thank you, Carl.

(SOUNDBITE OF APPLAUSE)

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
11:00 am
Sat November 19, 2011

Panel Round Two

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CARL KASELL, HOST:

From NPR and WBEZ-Chicago, this is WAIT WAIT...DON'T TELL ME!, the NPR news quiz. I'm Carl Kasell. We're playing this week with Adam Felber, Faith Salie and Roy Blount, Jr. And here again is your host, at the Straz Center in Tampa, Florida, Peter Sagal.

(SOUNDBITE OF APPLAUSE)

PETER SAGAL, HOST:

Thank you, Carl. Thank you everybody. Thank you so much. In just a minute, Carl says brother can you spare a rhyme. It is our Listener Limerick Challenge.

ADAM FELBER: Have we never done that one?

SAGAL: We have.

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