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Baloo's Bugle


December 2003 Cub Scout Roundtable Issue

Volume 10, Issue 5
January 2004 Theme

Home Alone
Webelos Fitness & Readyman
  Tiger Cub Achivement #5




SCC Council

Cub # 1:       Did you hear about the kid that always wore two different colors of socks?

Cub # 2:       Yeah, his mother told him to never touch matches!

Circle Ten Council

Cub 1:    I can lift an elephant with one hand.

Cub 2:    I don't believe you.

Cub 1:    Give me an elephant with one hand and           I'll show you.

Cub 1:    I can bend bars with my bare hands.

Cub 2:    Iron bars?

Cub 1:    No, chocolate bars.

Cub 1:    Why are you jumping up and down?

Cub 2:    I took some medicine and forgot to shake well before using.

Great Salt Lake Council

1.       How did the Private eye find the missing barber?

2.       Where did the detective find the lost belly button?

3.       What can't a detective ever find, after he has lost it?

4.       Did you hear about the two cops that walked into a building?

5.       What do you get when you cross a cop and elephant?

6.       What kind of rocks are in the Jordan River?

7.       Why did the helicopter crash?

Answers To Run Ons -

1.       He combed the town.

2.       At the Naval reserve.

3.       Time.

4.       You would have thought that one of them would have noticed it.

5.       An elephant that helps little old ladies across the street.

6.       Wet ones.

7.       It got so cold the pilot turned off the fan.

From Baloo’s (Chris’s) Files

Teacher:         Why are you late?

Student:         Because of the sign.

Teacher:         What sign?

Student:         The one that says, "School Ahead, Go Slow."

Teacher::        Mikey, why are you doing your math multiplication on the floor?

Mikey:            You told me to do it without using tables!

Teacher:         What is the chemical formula for water?

Steve:             H I J K L M N O!!

Teacher:         What are you talking about?

Steve:             Yesterday you said it's H to O! 

Teacher:         Robert, go to the map and find North America.

Robert:           Here it is!

Teacher:         Correct. Now class, who discovered America?

Class:             Robert!

Teacher:         Lee, name one important thing we have today

that we didn't have ten years ago.

Lee:                 Me!

Teacher:         Chris, why do you always get so dirty?

Chris:              I'm a lot closer to the ground than you are.

Teacher:         Sebastian, give me a sentence starting with "I."

Sebastian:      I is...

Teacher:         No, Sebastian.. Always say, "I am."

Sebastian:      All right. "I am the ninth letter of the alphabet." 

Teacher:         Now, Sam, tell me frankly, do you say prayers before eating?

James:            No sir, I don't have to, my Mom is a good cook.

Teacher:         Tony, your composition on "My Dog" is exactly the same as your brother's. Did you copy his?

Tony:             No, teacher, it's the same dog!

Al:                   Dad, can you write in the dark?

Father:            I think so. What do you want me to write?

Al:                   Your name on this report card



Heart Of America Council

Dime On Nose: Lie flat on your back with a dime on the point of your nose and try to dislodge it by wiggling your nose.

Magic Number: Think of a number. Double it. Add 10 and divide by 2. Then subtract the first number. The answer will always be 5

Can You ?: Ask how many can stick out their tongues and touch their nose. Show how it is done. Stick out your tongue and touch your nose with your finger.

SCC Council

This or That: A game that requires advance planning.  Two players secretly agree on a code word, for instance, “that,” as one of them leaves the room.  The other players select an object in the room, and ask the player to return.  The player who remained in the room points to various objects, asking, “Is it this book?”  “This flower?”  “This picture?”  “That basket?”  To which the accomplice replies, “Yes!”

Circle Ten Council

Echo - The Cubmaster announces during the singing that he has noticed an echo in the room and he is going to try it out. The following is a dialogue between the leader and the echo - a person out of the room or out of sight.

Leader:      Hello

Echo:          Hello

Leader:      Cheese

Echo:          Cheese

Leader:      Bologna

Echo:          (silence)

Leader:      (to group) It must not be working now. I'll try again.

                    (to echo) I am the world’s greatest Scout leader

Echo:          Bologna

When doing this, please don’t embarrass anyone but yourself.  Don’t make fun of an individual by making him or her the butt of the joke.  CD

Applauses and Cheers

Circle Ten Council

Boomalacka, Boomalacka,

Boomalacka, Boomalacka,


Chingalacka, Chingalacka,


Boomalcacka, Chingalacka,


For Goodness Sake (For a really corny skit)

Cheer Leader: Give me an OFER!

Circle: OFER!

Cheer Leader: Give me an OFER!

Circle: OFER!

Cheer Leader: Give me an OFER!

Circle: OFER!

Cheer leader: What have we got ?


Commissioner Dave’s Scouting Classics

My Committee Chair invented this one when Kevin first arrived on the screen in 1990.  I’m not sure how many others, also, created it or how far  it has spread but I did get some hits  when I “googled” it.  Commissioner Dave

Home Alone Cheer

Background – I always introduce this cheer with this talk. Think back to the scene in the original movie where Kevin is shaving.  He takes out the Aqua Velva and rubs it on his hands and places it on his face.  What does he do next??  (Answer – SCREAMS)

Leader – Now follow along with me and do all the motions.

Take out your Aqua Velva (Pretend to hold bottle in hand)

Shake some into your other hand (Shake bottle into hand)

Rub your hands together (Rub hands together)

Now put it on your face (Both hands up to cheeks)

Leader SCREAMS as soon as hands hit face

(audience does, too)

Longhorn Council

Fire Bucket Brigade Cheer

Pretend to pass buckets of water, throw water on fire going “sww-wooosssHH.”

Fire Engine Cheer

Divide into four groups.

  1. Bell,.“ding, ding, ding.”
  2. Hom...“hon.k, honk, honk.”
  3. Siren...“rrr, rrr, rrr.”
  4. Clanger...“clang, clang, clang.”

Have everyone yell at once.

Great Salt Lake Council

Police Officer - "Excuses, excuses, excuses is all I hear all day long, but you did great!"

Radar Dector - Say, "Ping, ping, ping, ping, ping," really fast. "Good, right on speed!"

Magnifying Glass - Pretend to look carefully with the magnifying glass, "Ohhhhhh!"




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