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by This Is Kirk!
Sat Jan 18, 2020 6:47 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: The GREATEST OF ALL TIME FJs for the 1/13/20 week
Replies: 22
Views: 200

Re: The GREATEST OF ALL TIME FJs for the 1/13/20 week

alietr wrote:
Sat Jan 18, 2020 5:34 pm
I just barely avoided the boxes of shame by having stayed at Snowmass when I visited Aspen (a LOT cheaper to stay there instead of in Aspen).
They just aren't going to stump me on any questions related to skiing!

That said, I got that one and Lawrence Welk and that's it.
by This Is Kirk!
Sat Jan 18, 2020 6:35 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Friday, January 17, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 32
Views: 1305

Re: Friday, January 17, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

trainman wrote:
Sat Jan 18, 2020 6:12 pm
I thought with a name like "DNA Makes News," it was going to be a current events category, not about something from 1993.
My pre-call was CRISPR.
by This Is Kirk!
Fri Jan 17, 2020 11:50 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Friday, January 17, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 32
Views: 1305

Re: Friday, January 17, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Well, I liked that FJ and it's probably because I got it right. :D I really think they were shooting for us to think of someone in the royal family who's not a Windsor by blood. I knew Philip was born in Greece, so figured that means he's got less British blood than the other royals who married in, ...
by This Is Kirk!
Fri Jan 17, 2020 6:12 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: What's in store for the 3 Jeopardy giants after GOAT?
Replies: 33
Views: 1291

Re: What's in store for the 3 Jeopardy giants after GOAT?

Bamaman wrote:
Fri Jan 17, 2020 1:51 pm
I have always thought they would end his career with some sort of “Alex Invitational” with him bringing back his favorites one last time.
I think we just saw it.

And at this point I'm going to be disappointed if Ken is not named Alex's successor.
by This Is Kirk!
Fri Jan 17, 2020 6:10 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Thursday, January 16, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 64
Views: 2426

Re: Thursday, January 16, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

I had Panama City down for FJ right from the start, but did have some minor reservations. For some reason my mental image always has Central America oriented more north-south than it actually is. Often the case where macrogeography doesn't line up with microgeography. I know I was a little startled...
by This Is Kirk!
Fri Jan 17, 2020 9:44 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: GOAT Tournament Day 4 (1/14/20) Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 94
Views: 5236

Re: GOAT Tournament Day 4 (1/14/20) Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Probably the single biggest factor in not doing it live is that would mean it wouldn't be in prime time for the entire country. Actually that factor probably makes it a non-starter. I think it's more likely that a hypothetical "J! Live" would be in prime-time everywhere, because it would air on a d...
by This Is Kirk!
Fri Jan 17, 2020 12:05 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Thursday, January 16, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 64
Views: 2426

Re: Thursday, January 16, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

I had Panama City down for FJ right from the start, but did have some minor reservations. For some reason my mental image always has Central America oriented more north-south than it actually is.
by This Is Kirk!
Thu Jan 16, 2020 11:26 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: GOAT Tournament Day 4 (1/14/20) Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 94
Views: 5236

Re: GOAT Tournament Day 4 (1/14/20) Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

A more valid point - just south of 14 million viewers watched the show(s). Possibly 14,000 of them noticed the listings and did the math. Possibly 1400 of them cared about being spoiled. OK, that's three points. Increase my guestimates by 10X, and it still isn't worth the hoop jumping for a 0.01% g...
by This Is Kirk!
Thu Jan 16, 2020 5:37 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: GOAT Tournament Day 4 (1/14/20) Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 94
Views: 5236

Re: GOAT Tournament Day 4 (1/14/20) Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

The other solution would have been to do it live. I’d love that, but I’ve heard that they spend 15-20 minutes sometimes with contestants’ backs to the board before finally adjudicating. Sports refereeing has a constant tension: Get it right or get it done. People complain about “lengthy” delays in ...
by This Is Kirk!
Thu Jan 16, 2020 12:10 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: J! in the Media
Replies: 727
Views: 119974

Re: J! in the Media

Ken says he's likely done playing Jeopardy!: https://www.seattletimes.com/entertainment/tv/ken-jennings-the-greatest-of-all-time-on-jeopardy-says-hes-likely-done-competing-on-the-show/ I'm probably reading too much into this, but the first thing I thought of is maybe Ken will be taking over for Alex...
by This Is Kirk!
Thu Jan 16, 2020 12:02 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: GOAT Tournament Day 4 (1/14/20) Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 94
Views: 5236

Re: GOAT Tournament Day 4 (1/14/20) Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

A Wray wrote:
Wed Jan 15, 2020 9:49 pm
It was annoying that ABC spoiled how many matches this tournament would last before it had started airing.
Huh? How so?
by This Is Kirk!
Wed Jan 15, 2020 11:52 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Wednesday, January 15, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 42
Views: 1701

Re: Wednesday, January 15, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

The Adam Schiff stumper was interesting. I wonder when this show was taped? Seems like FJ played more difficult than I would have expected based on the posts here so far. I would have pegged this one at close to 90% in the weekly poll. Kind of an ugly game overall tonight. Give credit to Veronica fo...
by This Is Kirk!
Wed Jan 15, 2020 5:21 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: 2020 Current Events Study Guide
Replies: 51
Views: 2676

Re: 2020 Current Events Study Guide

billiej wrote:
Wed Jan 15, 2020 1:06 pm
Bigdogstalfos wrote:
Wed Jan 15, 2020 12:27 pm
MinnesotaMyron wrote:
Wed Jan 15, 2020 11:50 am
The 2020 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees:

Depeche Mode
The Doobie Brothers
Whitney Houston
Nine inch Nails
The Notorious B.I.G.
T-Rex
I just can’t get enough of these inductees.
So you're going to listen to the music?
I'd rather enjoy the silence.
by This Is Kirk!
Wed Jan 15, 2020 5:09 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Monday, January 13, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 38
Views: 1799

Re: Monday, January 13, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Volante wrote:
Wed Jan 15, 2020 1:50 pm

And the save icon will be a 3.5" floppy until end times.
Likewise the simulated film camera sound when you take a photo with your phone.
by This Is Kirk!
Wed Jan 15, 2020 2:37 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: GOAT Tournament Day 4 (1/14/20) Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 94
Views: 5236

Re: GOAT Tournament Day 4 (1/14/20) Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

I guessed Brutus. At some point Othello is probably something I need to see or read...
by This Is Kirk!
Tue Jan 14, 2020 10:40 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Monday, January 13, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 38
Views: 1799

Re: Monday, January 13, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Speaking of James, I'm not a James H. fanboy, but I cringe when Alex says "Jeopardy James". I can't imagine he wants to embrace that, it just seems icky to me :roll: . And I'm sure there are sources out there who called James "Jeopardy James" during his run, but Alex acts like this was in widesprea...
by This Is Kirk!
Sun Jan 12, 2020 12:48 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: FJs for the 1/6/20 week
Replies: 28
Views: 892

Re: FJs for the 1/6/20 week

Volante wrote:
Sat Jan 11, 2020 9:23 pm
Saw the original Catch-22, but I can't seem to recall any of it.
Not even the guy getting chopped in half by an airplane prop?
by This Is Kirk!
Fri Jan 10, 2020 11:49 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: GOAT Tournament Day 3 (1/9/20) Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 87
Views: 4964

Re: GOAT Tournament Day 3 (1/9/20) Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Last night, Ken made a comment about being able to say "OK Boomer" to Alex. But Alex is not a member of the baby boomer generation. Although the exact years of birth for boomers can vary a little bit, I've never seen 1940, his year of birth, included in such a range. Yeah, but part of the joke in t...
by This Is Kirk!
Fri Jan 10, 2020 11:13 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Friday, January 10, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 89
Views: 3596

Re: Friday, January 10, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Also, goalie -feels- more like a $200 clue response. Just sayin. :lol: True, but 20 goals in a season for goalies? In the history of the NHL, only 15 goals total have been scored by goalies. I actually called that someone would answer goalie on that clue. It seems like a knee-jerk a non-hockey fan ...