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by mas3cf
Thu Sep 24, 2020 12:24 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Final Jeopardy! Clues
Replies: 1210
Views: 169412

Re: Final Jeopardy! Clues

US CITIES This city's sister cities include Chongqing, China; Toyota, Japan; and Turin, Italy. What is Detroit? I really enjoy these, but my sense is that they're too hard for regular play. I could be wrong. Maybe you could run a poll or two with 8 to 16 of your FJs. In Season 35, boardies respondi...
by mas3cf
Thu Sep 24, 2020 12:12 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Final Jeopardy! Clues
Replies: 1210
Views: 169412

Re: Final Jeopardy! Clues

US CITIES This city's sister cities include Chongqing, China; Toyota, Japan; and Turin, Italy. What is Detroit? I really enjoy these, but my sense is that they're too hard for regular play. I could be wrong. Maybe you could run a poll or two with 8 to 16 of your FJs. In Season 35, boardies respondi...
by mas3cf
Thu Sep 24, 2020 11:48 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: 2020 Jeopardy North American Audition Tour
Replies: 207
Views: 40199

Re: 2020 Jeopardy North American Audition Tour

United Airlines has a destination guide with an interactive map https://www.united.com/ual/en/us/fly/travel/restrictions-map.html This shows no restrictions for most states, including California. So what type of rule does California have that is restricting out-of-staters from competing on Jeopardy...
by mas3cf
Thu Sep 24, 2020 9:17 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Final Jeopardy! Clues
Replies: 1210
Views: 169412

Re: Final Jeopardy! Clues

US CITIES

This city's sister cities include Chongqing, China; Toyota, Japan; and Turin, Italy.
Spoiler
What is Detroit?
by mas3cf
Wed Sep 23, 2020 7:56 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Wednesday, September 23, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 22
Views: 758

Re: Wednesday, September 23, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Coryat $42,200 (47R, 0W)
DD 3/3
FJ :mrgreen:

8 games into the season, so far we've only seen 61 clues once. :(
by mas3cf
Tue Sep 22, 2020 10:25 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Tuesday, September 22, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 64
Views: 1346

Re: Tuesday, September 22, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

opusthepenguin wrote:
Tue Sep 22, 2020 10:18 pm

- Th should not be accepted, any more than Se or Ca should work for Sweden and Canada.
"Tiramisù was invented in this country."

"What is it?"

"Correct!"
by mas3cf
Tue Sep 22, 2020 8:12 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Tuesday, September 22, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 64
Views: 1346

Re: Tuesday, September 22, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Coryat $45,200 (51R, 1W) DD 2/3 FJ :( +1 for falling for the India trap on FJ. Too slow on DD1, but if I had 1-2 extra seconds I would have gotten there. Not good enough to get credit. In hindsight, I can see the (white) elephant --> Thailand connection, but the existence of a book with the same ti...
by mas3cf
Tue Sep 22, 2020 7:57 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Tuesday, September 22, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 64
Views: 1346

Re: Tuesday, September 22, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Coryat $45,200 (51R, 1W) DD 2/3 FJ :( +1 for falling for the India trap on FJ. Too slow on DD1, but if I had 1-2 extra seconds I would have gotten there. Not good enough to get credit. In hindsight, I can see the (white) elephant --> Thailand connection, but the existence of a book with the same tit...
by mas3cf
Tue Sep 22, 2020 8:16 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Final Jeopardy! Clues
Replies: 1210
Views: 169412

Re: Final Jeopardy! Clues

NAME'S THE SAME

The name of a sportswear logo, it was also the original name of a video game character who first appeared in 1981.
Spoiler
What is Jumpman? (Air Jordan/Mario)
by mas3cf
Mon Sep 21, 2020 8:02 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Monday, September 21, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 34
Views: 1115

Re: Monday, September 21, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Coryat $41800 (49R, 1W)
DD 2/2
FJ :mrgreen: precall

Poll request: I correctly precalled Monday's FJ response

For a while there, I was sure Brian was on his way to an easy victory. Congrats to Dana for coming out on top!

Always hate when DDs are left unplayed. :(
by mas3cf
Sun Sep 20, 2020 8:27 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Final Jeopardy! Clues
Replies: 1210
Views: 169412

Re: Final Jeopardy! Clues

EUROPEAN CITIES

Founded in the 6th century BC, it replaced a settlement that then came to be known as the "old city."
Spoiler
What is Naples (or Napoli)? (Neapolis = new city)
by mas3cf
Sun Sep 20, 2020 4:26 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Final Jeopardy! Clues
Replies: 1210
Views: 169412

Re: Final Jeopardy! Clues

STATE CAPITALS Other than salt, lake, and city, it's the only 4-letter English common noun that appears in the name of a US state capital What is rock? I think you've got to be a little more specific in your wording. Sacr amen to, Hart ford, Hart ford , Hono lulu , Sp ring field, F rank fort, Frank...
by mas3cf
Sun Sep 20, 2020 2:40 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Final Jeopardy! Clues
Replies: 1210
Views: 169412

Re: Final Jeopardy! Clues

DIFFERENT SPORTS

Nickname shared by a one-time Grand Slam winner and a 25-time grand slam hitter
Spoiler
What is A-Rod? (Andy Roddick, Alex Rodriguez)
by mas3cf
Sun Sep 20, 2020 2:10 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Final Jeopardy! Clues
Replies: 1210
Views: 169412

Re: Final Jeopardy! Clues

STATE CAPITALS

Other than salt, lake, and city, it's the only 4-letter English common noun that is a word in the name of a US state capital
Spoiler
What is rock?
by mas3cf
Sat Sep 19, 2020 10:32 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Final Jeopardy! Clues
Replies: 1210
Views: 169412

Re: Final Jeopardy! Clues

US PRESIDENTS Two of the three decades between the 1730s and the 1960s in which no US presidents were born I don't see how that would be solvable in 30 seconds. Like lots of president clues, start at the ends. It's pretty unlikely it would require knowledge of early presidential birth years to get ...
by mas3cf
Sat Sep 19, 2020 9:28 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Final Jeopardy! Clues
Replies: 1210
Views: 169412

Re: Final Jeopardy! Clues

US PRESIDENTS

Two of the three decades between the 1730s and the 1960s in which no US presidents were born
Spoiler
What are (two of) 1810s, 1930s, and 1950s?
US PRESIDENTS

The only three presidents to be born in the same calendar year.
Spoiler
Who are Clinton, GW Bush, and Trump?
by mas3cf
Sat Sep 19, 2020 8:00 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: FJs for the 9/14/20 week
Replies: 23
Views: 363

Re: FJs for the 9/14/20 week

:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :( :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: Got Bærry Gordy pretty quickly, but having picked up his name off a flashcard recently, I wasn't super sure. Spent the next 20 seconds making sure I didn't have it wrong; if I were writing a response, I would have jotted down "...
by mas3cf
Fri Sep 18, 2020 8:34 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Friday, September 18, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 47
Views: 1574

Re: Friday, September 18, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Coryat $35,600 (45R, 1W) DD 1/3 FJ :mrgreen: At first I was cranky about "what bearded 19th century guy is this with absolutely no context" for a DD, followed up by a DD in a movie category, which is a surefire $5 wager if I'm ever on the show. Then FJ was preempted with breaking news and it got eve...
by mas3cf
Thu Sep 17, 2020 10:14 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Final Jeopardy! Clues
Replies: 1210
Views: 169412

Re: Final Jeopardy! Clues

Category: The Olympics This first city to have an Olympic games cancelled became the last city to host an Olympic games prior to the next cancellation of the games. Berlin I got a little dizzy with the first/last Olympic games cancellation verbiage but managed to sort it out and guess the right one...
by mas3cf
Thu Sep 17, 2020 8:12 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Thursday, September 17, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 41
Views: 1284

Re: Thursday, September 17, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Coryat $42800 (49R, 0W) DD 2/3 FJ :( Had a lackluster J! round but went 28/30 in DJ with one miss on a clam and one where I was too slow. Saying Foursquare for Square gave me my first DD miss of the season, and devoting all my attention to Spain gave me my first FJ miss of the season. It was nice to...