Four friends went on their annual fishing trip this past weekend. The
trip heralded the end of summer and was usually their last chance to
spend a weekend together before family, school, and work drew them
away to other concerns. This year was an unusually good year for the
fishing part of the trip and they all arrived home with a few new fish
stories to add to their growing collection...
One night, five friends got into a discussion about their favorite
sports. They discovered that in the same five sports, each had
different favorites to play and to watch, as well as a least favorite
sport. Determine the full name of each friend, what each favorite
sport to play and each favorite sport to watch was (each is
different), and what each least favorite sport was (each is
Summer’s here and it’s hot outside! Yesterday, Sara invited three of
her friends over for a day of fun in the sun, and of course, in the
pool. She had the day all planned with lots of food, activities, and
frolic time in the pool between events. A good time was had by all and
at the end of the day, her friends agreed the party a great success...
The carnival is in town! Betsy and her friends spent the day enjoying
the rides, games, and food at the carnival on Saturday. They had a
grand time, almost got sick on a couple of the rides, had way too much
to eat, and even won some prizes in the games. On the way home, they
compared notes about their favorite parts...
Summer has finally arrived! To celebrate the occasion, Dan and Janet
Smith decided to throw a barbeque and afternoon party at their
summerhouse on Fiesta Lake. Telling all their friends to bring their
family, friends, and of course bathing suits, they ended up with quite
a houseful and the party was a great success. The Smiths were
especially pleased because some of their relatives who lived farther
away managed to attend...
School is out for the summer but Chris and his friends were depressed
to discover they still had homework to do. The school started a new
reading program this year. So armed with a list of recommended books,
the boys were required to pick two, read them over the summer, and
turn in a report for each book at the start of the fall school year...
Michael and his three best friends all graduated from high school
today! Happy to be out of school, they have a couple weeks to
celebrate and enjoy a whirlwind of graduation parties with friends and
family - then it's back to the grindstone. They all have jobs for the
summer and then in the fall, they start college...
Friday night at the movies! Five couples went out on a
dinner-and-a-movie date last Friday night. All had a good time and
each couple went to a different restaurant and movie... Determine the full names of each couple, the restaurant where
each couple had dinner, and the title of the movie each couple went to
Four friends participated in a golf match for help raise money for a
local charity. The competition between them was steep and each played
one of the best games of his life. During the 18-hole match, each
friend played very poorly and over par at one hole. But, each also
scored a hole-in-one at one hole...
One fine Saturday morning Ruffles, Martha's orange tiger cat,
announced to the family that spring had arrived, by providing the
family with a litter of six kittens. Martha was pleased, her son
excited, and her husband uncertain. "What will we do with so many
kittens? We can't keep them all!" he muttered to her as Mark leaned
into Ruffles' nest for a closer look...
Saturday, the local church held a big auction to raise money for local
charities. The day was a big success with lots of treasures and lots
of bidding. Sally and three others were especially pleased with their
purchases. Determine the full name of each person, the item each won,
and how much each paid for it.
Spring is in the air! Peter and four of his friends decided to make
the best of the warm weather to earn some money for their summertime
projects. They each chose a street in their respective neighborhoods
and went from house to house offering to do yard work...
Sara and her siblings were playing Monopoly before dinner yesterday.
They all got to pick their favorite game piece when they started.
During the game, each managed to build on their best property before
they were called to dinner...
Jack and four friends met Friday night for their weekly game night.
Their current gaming sessions have them involved in a role-playing
adventure in the Dungeons and Dragons world. Friday's objective was to
make it through an ancient dungeon and find the treasure, defeating
the dragon guarding it...
It snowed last night! Four couples woke up to a winter wonderland this
morning. Due to the high winds during the storm, the snow drifted as
it fell.... Determine the full name of each couple,
how much snow they got form the storm, and
what time the road they lived on was plowed out...
Friday night is Karaoke night at the Horseshoe Pub. Tina and four of
her friends visited the Pub last week for Tina’s birthday. They had a
Determine the full name of each friend, the song title each sang, and
the full name of the artist who first performed the song.
It's traditional on New Year's Eve to announce your New Year's
resolutions, those things that you're going to do better or more of
during the new year. The four couples who met at Mark's place for New
Year's eve made no exception to this tradition... Determine the full
name of each couple and the New Year's resolution each couple
Five women from around the United States met each New Year's Eve in
New York City... Determine the full name of each woman, what city each
lived in, how old each would be on the first of the New Year, and how
long until each has her next birthday (from two months to eight
Last Friday night, four couples met at a friend's home for an evening
of companionship and entertainment to celebrate the coming holidays...
Determine the name of each couple, the time they arrived, and what
dish each contributed to the pot luck supper.
The first half of the school year is over! Well, almost…as soon as the
mid-term exams are over. Jay and four of his friends couldn't wait
'til exams were over... Determine the full name of Jay and his
friends, each person's worst and best subject, and when each had his
last exam, so vacation could really start!