It's OK to play a red apple card that isn't a perfect fit.
Judges will often pick the most creative, humorous or interesting response.
Lobbying and "table talk" are encouraged! Players can comment on cards and try to convince the judge to pick a particular card - either their own or a favorite choice.
Playing red apple cards that appeal to the judge can improve your chances of winning. This is often called "playing to the judge".
Red apple cards that begin with "My" should be read from the judge's point of view. For example, when the judge reads "My Love Life", it should be assumed that it is the judge's love life that is being described by the word on the green apple card.