Welcome to the Hunger Games! May the odds be ever in your “flavour”!

Katniss Everdeen, Bella Swan/ Cullen & Tris Prior make women all over the world feel good about themselves. That women are worthy of their stories being told, be it in the real world or a fantastical/ dystopian setting. That a story with a female occupying the centre stage is just as juicy and plot-worthy, were the same assigned to her male counterparts. Kat, Bella & Tris are strong, not just because they rebel against the norm and challenge the status quo but primarily because it is the way they view themselves. They know who they are and do not let themselves be controlled by what society thinks of them. While battling society, they achieve their victories first and foremost because they are free in their own minds. Since Suzanne Collin’s The Hunger Games trilogy holds a special place in my hearty heart, like with the Twilight article, I was looking to do something different with The Hunger Games and I came up with (drum-roll) Puns!

With this article you’ll get to know what’s hap-pun-ing with some of the major characters in the Hunger Games Trilogy!

So welcome to the Hunger Games! May the odds be ever in your flavour!

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1. So people are put to death in the Hunger Games? Isn’t that like Capitol Punishment?

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2. Gale Hawthorne always blew issues out of proportion

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3. Peeta Mellark is such a well-bread boy

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4. Katniss Everdeen, never failed to make a point

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5. Katniss’s sister was so Prim & Proper. Most people said she was a Rose by any other name

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6. Buttercup was one yellow yellow dirty fellow

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7. Mr. Everdeen lost his life in a miner accident

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8. Although she was a healer, Mrs. Everdeen needed someone to doctor her wounds

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9. As a child, Delly Cartwright may have carried her weight around, but the District War compelled her to become pound-wise

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10. The Mockingjay symbol of the rebellion could be pinned down to Madge Undersee

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11. When the residents of District 12 were in hot soup, they were probably at Greasy Sae’s

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12. Lavinia the Avox Girl was always silent on all matters

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13. I’ll drink to Haymitch Abernathy! He was such a bottled-up character

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14. With Ms. Trinket, everything had to be Effie-ng perfect

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15. Cinna was always a-dress-ing someone

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16. Caesar Flickerman’s red hair-ing at the 73rd Hunger Games goes to show that appearances can be misleading

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17. Seneca Crane apparently thought the Hunger Games needed a lift

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18. For a person obsessed with roses, President Snow was a thorn in everybody’s side

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19. Rue was always on top of things

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20. If Peeta and Katniss ended up taking the berries, would they have been given proper berr-ial rites?

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21. You know the Hunger Games series is heating up book shelves when the central book character is Catching Fire

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22. Everyone thought there was something fishy about Finnick Odair. No-one ever let him off the hook

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23. Annie Cresta would never understand what’s wrong with being Finnick-y

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24. Stripping down to the bare minimum wasn’t exactly tree-son for Johanna Mason

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25.Everyone had a foggy memory of what happened to Mags

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26. In crafting weapons of mass destruction for the rebels, Beetee Latier re-Volt-ed against the Capitol

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27. Just because people thought Wiress was Nuts doesn’t mean sometime had clocked her. You just needed time to understand her. Tick Tock

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28. Plutarch Heavensbee was one guy you had to watch out for

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29. Suzanne Collins named the third book Mockingjay? So the bird is pretty much the word here?

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30. No one could make heads or tails of President Alma Coin’s true intentions

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31. Alma Coins right hand man? He’s tried not to get Bogg-ed down by her

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Did you eat your heart out with the article? I sure do hope so!

If you didn’t, Peeta might accuse you of loafing around!

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Picture credits:

Cover Picture (http://38.media.tumblr.com/8a096f83d7f0920194a6615650db1d48/tumblr_n2rdghEjJO1re53soo1_500.jpg)

May the odds be ever in your flavour (http://www.pinterest.com/pin/35114072070089338/)

Capitol (http://25.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_m15eevNsRu1r3xytho1_400.jpg)

Gale Hawthorne (http://fc03.deviantart.net/fs70/i/2011/172/2/f/gale_hawthorne_by_zephyrama-d3jkkjk.jpg)

Peeta Mellark (http://fictograph.deviantart.com/art/Fanart-Boy-with-the-Bread-289284530)

Katniss Everdeen (http://theforestmagazine.com/2013/12/tomer-hanuka/)

Primrose Everdeen (http://www.deviantart.com/art/Little-duck-427615497)

Buttercup (http://www.deviantart.com/art/Mockingjay-Katniss-and-Buttercup-299732758 )

Mr. Everdeen

http://www.deviantart.com/art/Hunger-Games-Aim-171498094

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Mrs. Everdeen (http://www.deviantart.com/art/HG-Mrs-Everdeen-and-Hazelle-Hawthorne-430572711)

Delly Cartwright  (http://s3-ec.buzzfed.com/static/enhanced/webdr06/2013/9/14/11/enhanced-buzz-16234-1379174031-0.jpg)

Madge Undersee (http://www.deviantart.com/art/Katniss-and-Madge-278576621)

Greasy Sae (http://www.sullenandhostile.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/10/South-Park-Greasy-Sae.jpg)

Lavinia the Avox Girl  (http://www.deviantart.com/art/You-Have-To-Speak-For-Me-Color-210788646)

Haymitch (http://image.hotdog.hu/user/peetamellark/magazin/tumblr_mg01fuKGkK1rvfjpto1_500.jpg)

Effie Trinket (http://www.deviantart.com/art/Effie-Trinket-373942916)

Cinna (http://www.myhungergames.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/577666_371285449590010_302020709849818_1078849_942848232_n.jpeg)

Caesar Flickerman (http://www.deviantart.com/art/Caesar-Flickerman-The-Hunger-Games-294977378)

Seneca Crane (http://www.deviantart.com/art/Seneca-Crane-313250736)

President Snow (http://arabesque91.deviantart.com/art/President-Snow-280585965)

Rue (http://www.deviantart.com/art/Rue-314459222)

Berries (http://thebooksonfire.files.wordpress.com/2011/10/tumblr_l8gpsbevxt1qdx6)

Finnick Odair (http://fc06.deviantart.net/fs70/f/2012/173/e/5/finnick_odair_by_doodleholic-d54gmt2.png)

Annie Cresta (http://www.deviantart.com/art/annie-s-boys-329868875)

Johanna Mason

http://regendy.deviantart.com/art/Chibis-Finnick-Meets-Johanna-176243403

http://www.deviantart.com/art/Hunger-Games-Johanna-Mason-192074097

Mags (http://www.deviantart.com/art/Mags-437899193)

Beetee Latier (http://www.deviantart.com/art/Volts-without-Nuts-321116043)

Wiress (http://paakil.deviantart.com/art/Tick-Tock-297892407)

Plutarch Heavensbee (http://www.myhungergames.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/Plutarch-Heavensbee-by-leabharlann.png)

Alma Coin (http://www.deviantart.com/art/Alma-Coin-468958269)

Boggs (http://www.deviantart.com/art/President-Coin-and-boggs-329339950)

I am Peeta and I know it (http://images6.fanpop.com/image/photos/34700000/I-m-Peeta-and-I-know-it-the-hunger-games-34793156-737-519.jpg)

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