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Friday, January 12, 2007


Six married men will be dropped on an island with one car and 3 kids
each for six weeks.

Each kid will play two sports and either take music or dance classes.

There is no fast food.

Each man must take care of his 3 kids; keep his assigned house clean,
correct all homework, complete science projects, cook, do laundry, and
pay a list of "pretend" bills with not enough money.

In addition, each man will have to budget in money for groceries each

Each man must remember the birthdays of all their friends and relatives,
and send cards out on time.

Each man must also take each child to a doctor's appointment, a dentist
appointment and a haircut appointment. He must make one unscheduled and
inconvenient visit per child to the Urgent Care (weekend, evening, on a
holiday or right when they're about to leave for vacation). He must also
make cookies or cupcakes for a social function.

Each man will be responsible for decorating his own assigned house,
planting flowers outside and keeping it presentable at all times.

The men will only have access to television when the kids are asleep and
all chores are done.

There is only one TV between them, and a remote with dead batteries.

Each father will be required to know all of the words to every stupid
song that comes on TV and the name of each and every character on

The men must shave their legs, wear makeup daily, which they will apply
to themselves either while driving or making three lunches.

Each man will have to make an Indian hut model with six toothpicks, a
tortilla and one marker; and get a 4 year old to eat a serving of peas.

Each man must adorn himself with jewelry, wear uncomfortable yet stylish
shoes, keep his nails polished and eyebrows groomed. The men must try to
get through each day wi! thout snot, spit-up or barf on their clothing.

During one of the six weeks, the men will have to endure severe
abdominal cramps, back aches, and have extreme, unexplained mood swings
but never once complain or slow down from other duties. They must try to
explain what a tampon is for when the 6-yr old boy finds it in the

They must attend weekly school meetings, church, and find time at least
once to spend the afternoon at the park or a similar setting.

Each will need to read a book and then pray with the children each night
without falling asleep, and then feed them, dress them, brush their
teeth and comb their hair each morning by 7:00 . They must leave the home
with no food on their face or clothes.

They must clean up after their sick children at 2:00 a.m. and then spend
the remainder of the day tending to that child and waiting on them hand
and foot until they are better.

They must have a loving, age approrriate reply to, "You're not the boss
of me".

A test will be given at the end of the six weeks, and each father will
be required to know all of the following information: each child's
birthday, height, weight, shoe size, clothes size and doctor's name.
Also the child's weight at birth, length, time of birth, and length of
labor, each child's favorite color, middle name, favorite snack,
favorite song, favorite drink, favorite toy, biggest fear and what they
want to be when they grow up.

The kids vote them off the island based on performance.

The last man wins only if . . . he still has enough energy to be
intimate with his spouse at a moment's notice.

If the last man does win, he can play the game over and over and over
again for the next 18-25 years...eventually earning the right to be
called Mother!