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The Bookmark S5E33: Bookish Balderdash part 2

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It's the season finale and this is part 2 of Bookish Balderdash.  Autumn and Chris are are joined by Debbie Stanton and Julie Nelson. Let's review the rules.

Players start with a pile of books none of them has ever read.  The person who is designated the "Dasher" for the round reads a book title and the synopsis. The other players write down their guess for the very first line of the book. The papers get shuffled in with the REAL first line and the Dasher reads all first lines. The players then take turns choosing which first line they think is the real one.

Points are distributed as follows:

  • 1 point for every player whose first line was chosen by another player
  • 2 points for each player who guesses the first line correctly
  • 3 points go to the Dasher if none of the players guess the real first line

Find out who is the Bookish Balderdash champion on season 5!

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