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by Woof
Tue Dec 01, 2020 12:07 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Monday, November 30, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 54
Views: 1147

Re: Monday, November 30, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

This was a painful game on several fronts. All the blank stares at authors’ middle names and Yiddish was dispiriting and for a while Tracy looked almost scared out there. The game did pick up in DJ though Ryan turned it into a runaway. And then FJ... I am a devoted fan of the Pythons, having watched...
by Woof
Sat Nov 28, 2020 1:38 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Friday, November 27, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 50
Views: 1369

Re: Friday, November 27, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Another well-played game and another quality win for Ryan. He has outplayed a number of quality challengers during his run. FJ was not an instaget but I felt reasonably confident that it had to be Uganda.
by Woof
Sat Nov 28, 2020 1:30 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Thursday, November 26, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 40
Views: 1199

Re: Thursday, November 26, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

I caught up with this game today after being too overfed yesterday to watch. Another excellent game. The talent pool seems deeper, or perhaps it’s just dumb luck. I’m not at all surprised that FJ was a triple get. That was almost a kids week (or celeb week) clue. Ryan is looking impressive with a go...
by Woof
Tue Nov 24, 2020 1:05 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Monday, November 23, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 52
Views: 1248

Re: Monday, November 23, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Another good game and a tough loss for Charlie. I agree that bill and coo is not a phrase that I can recall hearing, but spotted “Bill and” and the definition of making soft sounds of affection, I said coo without hesitation... so maybe I have heard it somewhere? FJ was an Instaget for me, too. “Won...
by Woof
Mon Nov 23, 2020 8:51 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Friday, November 20, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 46
Views: 1797

Re: Friday, November 20, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

I once met Gary DeCarlo, the writer of na na hey hey kiss him goodbye. I said that someday I'd like to sing that at an execution. He had never heard that before and laughed out loud. I am totally embarrassed to admit that I brain froze on Final. I knew it was an Andrew Lloyd Webber musical, but I w...
by Woof
Sat Nov 21, 2020 10:47 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Learned League 87 -- Nov/Dec 2020
Replies: 160
Views: 4468

Re: Learned League 87 -- Nov/Dec 2020

51 for Golden Gate? I was guessing that one would be in the 90s. Serious mental miscalculation on that one since I like guessing the overall percent (not that it mattered for me; I got beered). For aa and pahoepahoe, I was curious what people guessed if they didn't know it, especially since there w...
by Woof
Sat Nov 21, 2020 9:31 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Learned League 87 -- Nov/Dec 2020
Replies: 160
Views: 4468

Re: Learned League 87 -- Nov/Dec 2020

51 for Golden Gate? I was guessing that one would be in the 90s. Serious mental miscalculation on that one since I like guessing the overall percent (not that it mattered for me; I got beered). For aa and pahoepahoe, I was curious what people guessed if they didn't know it, especially since there w...
by Woof
Sat Nov 21, 2020 12:30 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Friday, November 20, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 46
Views: 1797

Re: Friday, November 20, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

I think we retro-jinxed Andy yesterday talking about his TOC chances. I’m getting spoiled with all these well-played games. Instaget FJ for me: a college friend who was big into theater told me in 1980 that Rice and Lloyd Webber were adapting Old Pissuma Book of Oractical Cats to a musical. He knew ...
by Woof
Fri Nov 20, 2020 10:02 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Thursday, November 19, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 35
Views: 1568

Re: Thursday, November 19, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

I didn't like the wording of the clue for which the correct response was "wastes". Mercury and asbestos are not wastes, per se. I would have been happier with the clue if it had ended, "...these, which might contain asbestos or mercury". Very good point. I don’t feel so bad about my answer of mater...
by Woof
Fri Nov 20, 2020 1:16 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Thursday, November 19, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 35
Views: 1568

Re: Thursday, November 19, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Yup, Andy looked like he was going to run away with this one until the others found their buzzer mojo. I was worried about FJ until I saw the clue. Another well-played game despite a few issues with wagering.
by Woof
Thu Nov 19, 2020 1:34 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Wednesday, November 18, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 36
Views: 1534

Re: Wednesday, November 18, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

I find it rather odd watching Alex in these new episodes knowing that he’s no longer with us. I don’t know how I’ll handle the Dec 25 show. One thing that amazes me is how he can still manage to come across as “good ol Alex” with nary a hint of his condition. What a trouper he was. Another very good...
by Woof
Wed Nov 18, 2020 9:53 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Tuesday, November 17, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 30
Views: 1253

Re: Tuesday, November 17, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Another well played game, and a two-day champ who looks quite strong. I liked this FJ: policeman from a 19th c French novel. I’d like to see a poll question about where people got Javert’s name from. I’ve never seen Les Mis but I’d wager that I’m in the minority.
by Woof
Wed Nov 18, 2020 9:08 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Learned League 87 -- Nov/Dec 2020
Replies: 160
Views: 4468

Re: Learned League 87 -- Nov/Dec 2020

I misinterpreted the bowling question as saying that the bowler knocked down 1 pin in each of frames 4-7, instead of on their next 4 rolls (in frames 4 and 5), and submitted 65 as my answer. My opponent gave me a 3, and it was the difference between a win and a loss :oops: I almost did that as well...
by Woof
Fri Nov 13, 2020 11:00 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Friday, November 13, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 30
Views: 1526

Re: Friday, November 13, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Well played round today and an impressive performance by John. His DD wagering needed some work, though. Another WECIB FJ.
by Woof
Fri Nov 13, 2020 2:47 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: What ought to happen next?
Replies: 95
Views: 5373

Re: What ought to happen next?

I don’t see why host auditions have to be publicly aired, unless they do some sort of audience polling (doubtful) or want to rely on Nielsen numbers. I’d empanel three local J! Champs such as Brad, Pam and Buzzy and being them in to audition hosts. Tape 10 shows over 2 days, maybe get feedback from ...
by Woof
Thu Nov 12, 2020 11:18 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Thursday, November 12, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 34
Views: 1365

Re: Thursday, November 12, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

By my count, there was enough Lach trash here for a 4th podium win if Opus feels like running another poll. There was also the miss on DD3. FJ has me wishing I was DHK before the reveal, but the question itself verged on WECIB.
by Woof
Thu Nov 12, 2020 1:39 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Learned League 87 -- Nov/Dec 2020
Replies: 160
Views: 4468

Re: Learned League 87 -- Nov/Dec 2020

I won my match yesterday, but I'm kind of irked because my opponent messed up my sterling defensive score by somehow missing "lithography" which I assigned zero points to. Art is his second worst category, but I figured this one was really more of a language question. OTOH he assigned zero to Beavi...
by Woof
Thu Nov 12, 2020 9:48 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Wednesday, November 11, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 58
Views: 1595

Re: Wednesday, November 11, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Things I know about Canada: - Ottawa is the capital and is very cold - CN Tower is tallest free-standing structure in the hemisphere - Blue Jays is a baseball team - The Alaska Highway is very bumpy because of permafrost - Polar bears? - Home of several prominent Jeopardy! players and hopefuls You ...
by Woof
Tue Nov 10, 2020 11:37 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Tuesday, November 10, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 48
Views: 1463

Re: Tuesday, November 10, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

I figured that TWA would be the negbait for FJ. I surprised myself by recalling the Pan Am logo from a movie that I last saw in 1968.
by Woof
Tue Nov 10, 2020 5:50 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: 2020 Jeopardy North American Audition Tour
Replies: 241
Views: 47166

Re: 2020 Jeopardy North American Audition Tour

Yesterday afternoon I received an audition invitation via Zoom for this week! It's my first audition EVER after nearly 18 years of trying. Well, this excitement was short lived. All auditions are cancelled due to the passing of Alex. My heart is broken in so many ways. Ugh. I had the same thing hap...