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by mas3cf
Sun Jul 12, 2020 8:04 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Final Jeopardy! Clues
Replies: 994
Views: 147566

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ASIAN CITIES

This city, whose name means "ruler of the East", received a major economic boost in 1916 upon the completion of a construction project.
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What is Vladivostok?
by mas3cf
Sat Jul 11, 2020 2:19 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Final Jeopardy! Clues
Replies: 994
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UNIVERSITY TOWNS

Historically, the ability to cross the river with beasts of burden there gave this town strategic military importance.
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What is Oxford?
by mas3cf
Fri Jul 10, 2020 8:32 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Final Jeopardy! Clues
Replies: 994
Views: 147566

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US PRESIDENTS

The only president to serve less than four full years in each of two separate terms
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Who was FDR? (First term was Mar 4, 1933 to Jan 20, 1937 due to passage of the 20th amendment, and died during his fourth term)
by mas3cf
Thu Jul 09, 2020 12:42 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Final Jeopardy! Clues
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WORLD GEOGRAPHY

Besides Australia, it is the other country that is both the largest and first alphabetically in its continent.
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What is Algeria? (Negbait: Brazil, Canada)
by mas3cf
Wed Jul 08, 2020 2:13 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Final Jeopardy! Clues
Replies: 994
Views: 147566

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BUSINESS

This company with over 37,000 locations worldwide is the world's largest distributor of toys.
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What is McDonald's?
by mas3cf
Tue Jul 07, 2020 9:15 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Final Jeopardy! Clues
Replies: 994
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GEOGRAPHY AND SHAKESPEARE

US state capital that shares its name with characters from two of Shakespeare's comedies
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What is Helena? (All's Well That Ends Well and A Midsummer Night's Dream)
by mas3cf
Mon Jul 06, 2020 8:35 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Final Jeopardy! Clues
Replies: 994
Views: 147566

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FOOD, GLORIOUS FOOD Proctor & Gamble used supercomputers to give this snack its iconic shape: a hyperbolic paraboloid. What are Pringles? I like this one because I was able to figure it out. Pedantry alert: Procter, not Proctor. Sounds like someone knows a lot about proctors. Did you major in proct...
by mas3cf
Mon Jul 06, 2020 3:01 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Final Jeopardy! Clues
Replies: 994
Views: 147566

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AFRICAN PLACE NAMES

English meaning of the name given by Portuguese explorers to the place where their compasses showed no magnetic deviation.
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What is Cape of Needles (Cabo Agulhas)?
by mas3cf
Sun Jul 05, 2020 7:01 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Final Jeopardy! Clues
Replies: 994
Views: 147566

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U.S. PRESIDENTS

The only president whose childhood home is less than one mile from a national park.
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Who is Bill Clinton? (Hot Springs)/spoiler]
by mas3cf
Sat Jul 04, 2020 5:21 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Final Jeopardy! Clues
Replies: 994
Views: 147566

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HALF-STUPID ANSWERS

The two US state capital cities whose flags contain images of a phoenix.
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What are Phoenix and Atlanta? (rose from the ashes of Sherman's march)
by mas3cf
Thu Jul 02, 2020 10:16 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Poll on Boardies Covid-19 Impact
Replies: 33
Views: 1308

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I'm still working full time in the same office, essentially. Whenever somebody takes a day off a rumor is started that they are out sick with coronavirus. Then they come back to the office, dispel the rumor, and everybody wonders why they bought into it. And then somebody else takes a day off and i...
by mas3cf
Thu Jul 02, 2020 8:29 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Final Jeopardy! Clues
Replies: 994
Views: 147566

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ASIA

Over three billion people live in the countries bordering this country.
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What is Myanmar?
by mas3cf
Thu Jul 02, 2020 12:13 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Poll on Boardies Covid-19 Impact
Replies: 33
Views: 1308

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Add me to the "weird symptoms in February" list. I checked that I don't think I had it, but: starting in mid-February I came down with what I thought was the weirdest cold I'd ever had. Very little upper respiratory symptoms. I even remarked to a colleague, "I know I have a cold, but I can barely te...
by mas3cf
Sun Jun 28, 2020 11:05 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Final Jeopardy! Clues
Replies: 994
Views: 147566

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RADIO

According to Statista, it's the most common radio station format in the US, with 2,179 stations as of January 2019.
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What is country? (not the most popular music genre overall, but it is in rural areas, and most of the country's land area is rural.)
by mas3cf
Sat Jun 27, 2020 8:06 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Final Jeopardy! Clues
Replies: 994
Views: 147566

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THE DREADED OPERA CATEGORY Due to COVID-19, St. Petersburg's Mariinsky Theatre rescheduled their performance of this opera to the 9th, 10th, 12th, and 13th of December. What is the Ring Cycle? Good clue, with a tricky TOM, but is the Ring Cycle a single opera? Too bad they couldn't stretch it to a ...
by mas3cf
Sat Jun 27, 2020 4:15 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Final Jeopardy! Clues
Replies: 994
Views: 147566

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U.S. GEOGRAPHY

These two state capitals are the most populous cities in their respective time zones.
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What are Phoenix and Honolulu?
by mas3cf
Sat Jun 27, 2020 4:13 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Final Jeopardy! Clues
Replies: 994
Views: 147566

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THE DREADED OPERA CATEGORY Due to COVID-19, St. Petersburg's Mariinsky Theatre rescheduled their performance of this opera to the 9th, 10th, 12th, and 13th of December. What is the Ring Cycle? Good clue, with a tricky TOM, but is the Ring Cycle a single opera? Too bad they couldn't stretch it to a ...
by mas3cf
Sat Jun 27, 2020 10:07 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Final Jeopardy! Clues
Replies: 994
Views: 147566

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THE DREADED OPERA CATEGORY

Due to COVID-19, St. Petersburg's Mariinsky Theatre rescheduled their performance of this work to the 9th, 10th, 12th, and 13th of December.
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What is the Ring Cycle?
by mas3cf
Fri Jun 26, 2020 12:13 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Final Jeopardy! Clues
Replies: 994
Views: 147566

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VICE PRESIDENTS

The only post-Civil War VP to hold that office in exactly 2 different calendar years.
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Who is Gerald Ford?
by mas3cf
Thu Jun 25, 2020 12:52 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Final Jeopardy! Clues
Replies: 994
Views: 147566

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ETYMOLOGY

Fu Tai is one of the world's leading manufacturers of these items whose name means "little shadow."
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What is an umbrella?