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Trimarian Court Bingo

Someone uses the phrase, "I beg a boon!" The Crown calls someone up to give them an award, and starts with "You've been bad..." The Crown gives out no awards with the word "Argent" in their names. Someone who kneels before the Thrones really should have been wearing underwear. Yet another guild is formed with great pomp and circumstance.
Court is more than one hour late. The Order of the White Scarf hold a faux Knighting ceremony. Audible laughter at an inappropriate time from the naughty Peers standing in the back. King Odo says that someone "rocks". The Crown gives three or more awards to their own retainers and/or household.
Somebody drops the Sword of State. Somebody makes a completely inaudible presentation to the Crown. FREE SPACE Somebody says "Busted!" to the recipient of an award. The Court Herald announces somebody whose name is a bad pun.
Earl Benen disrupts court with his madcap hijinks. Two Peers take a joint Associate. The crowd does that stupid "Oooh... Ahhh..." thing when a scroll is displayed. Clothing fashions are visibly influenced by a recent movie. Award of Arms scroll begins with something other than the phrase "Praiseworthy are those..."
Royal Retainer picks his or her nose. The Queen has a triskele somewhere on her garb. Female retainer wearing a dress is holding a spear. Somebody does court schtick which is apparently supposed to be funny... but it isn't. The Court Herald mispronounces somebody's name.

Instructions: Pay attention in court! If you see or hear something described in one of the boxes, mark off that box. If you mark off five boxes in a row (horizontally, vertically or diagonally -- true diagonal, not "sort of" diagonal), jump up and shout "Bingo!" (and pray that the Crown has a sense of humor).

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