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  • noun A game in which contestants try to pick up apples out of a large basin of water, using only their mouth.


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  • Connie Conehead: Mommy, I must split to join my human friends and their Halloween activities.

    Prymaat Conehead: Activities?

    Connie Conehead: Apple bobbing.

    Prymaat Conehead: Apple bobbing?

    Connie Conehead: Apple bobbing! An ancient human ritual. The immersion of the cone into a fluid bath, while attempting to grasp bouyant fruit with a major orifice.

    Prymaat Conehead: Unacceptable! Unacceptable!

    --Saturday Night Live, Return of the Coneheads, Season 3, Episode 4

    February 22, 2011