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Teach college students Associated Press Style and other writing mechanics with this version of a game they know well. Created by journalism instructor Joe Grimm at Michigan State University. Please …

Teach college students Associated Press Style and other writing mechanics with this version of a game they know well. Created by journalism instructor Joe Grimm at Michigan State University. Please keep credit intact.

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  • 1. AP Style Pong By Joe Grimm Michigan State University School of Journalism joe.grimm@gmail.com
  • 2. Equipment • Table • 20 Solo cups • Plenty of Ping-Pong balls • AP style questions • 1 stylebook for ref • Journalism students
  • 3. Rules • Teams take turns trying to toss ball into opponents’ cups. • Answer questions to defend cups. • Correct answer keeps cup on table. • Challenges are allowed, but can cost you.
  • 4. Scoring • One cup, one question • Two cups, two questions • Two in same cup, three questions • Rollbacks get you a lefty or behind the back
  • 5. The questions
  • 6. Realtor or realtor
  • 7. The school had their field day. or The school had its field day.
  • 8. See Coach, Kelly Gee, now. or See Coach Kelly Gee now.
  • 9. Paint the Dumpster. or Paint the dumpster.
  • 10. firefighters or firemen
  • 11. Act like a 4 year-old. or Act like a 4-year-old.
  • 12. The law is 8 years old. or The law is eight years old.
  • 13. I like Dixie cups better. or I like dixie cups better.
  • 14. I need a Band-Aid. or I need a band-aid.
  • 15. I’m at 67 Main St. or I’m at 67 Main Street.
  • 16. I told you 1,000 times. or I told you a thousand times.
  • 17. I slept till 11:00 a.m. or I slept till 11 a.m.
  • 18. through or thru
  • 19. The church had its picnic. or The church had their picnic.
  • 20. It’s at Wilson Rd. and Red Cedar Ave. or It’s at Wilson Road and Red Cedar Avenue.
  • 21. (517) 321-9816 or 517-321-9816
  • 22. I wore jeans. or I wore Jeans.
  • 23. Come on Apr. 17. or Come on April 17.
  • 24. Cincinnati or Cincinatti
  • 25. Ohio or Oh.
  • 26. Cincinnati, Ohio or Cincinnati
  • 27. Columbus, Ohio or Columbus
  • 28. My everyday dress or My every day dress
  • 29. I dress every day. or I dress everyday.
  • 30. Guts round • No stylebook • No phone • No mercy!
  • 31. A quickly-held talk or A quickly held talk
  • 32. Quran or Koran
  • 33. Women’s rights or Womens’ rights
  • 34. I eat lots of Spam. or I eat lots of spam.
  • 35. miniscule or minuscule
  • 36. Valentine’s Day or Valentines Day
  • 37. pingpong or Pingpong
  • 38. Capitol building or Capital building
  • 39. New York Times or “New York Times”
  • 40. summer or Summer
  • 41. Windbreaker or windbreaker
  • 42. Our governor, Rick Snyder or Our Governor, Rick Snyder
  • 43. glamour or glamor
  • 44. 50% or 50 percent
  • 45. W. Grand Blvd. or West Grand Boulevard
  • 46. versus or vs.
  • 47. Feb. 21st or Feb. 21
  • 48. Euro or euro
  • 49. Go east on Main. or Go East on Main.
  • 50. March 17, 1960 or March 17 1960
  • 51. He moved South. or He moved south.
  • 52. Who won the challenge ?

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