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by True North
Wed Feb 19, 2020 8:55 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Wednesday, February 19, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 33
Views: 831

Re: Wednesday, February 19, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Stayed clam on Russia in the Disasters category despite being fairly confident it was right, which kept me from running it. Same. So what tipped everyone off to Brazil anyway? I just know Brazil has won 5, which is the record. If you don’t know that but know a bit about soccer, Brazil would be the ...
by True North
Wed Feb 19, 2020 8:02 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Wednesday, February 19, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 33
Views: 831

Re: Wednesday, February 19, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Coryat: $43,000 (49R, 0W) DD: 3/3 FJ: :mrgreen: LT ($3,400): Henry VIII, The Feminine Mystique , rector That was one helluva game. Loving all these great DD wagers. Stayed clam on Russia in the Disasters category despite being fairly confident it was right, which kept me from running it. Instaget FJ.
by True North
Tue Feb 18, 2020 8:03 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Tuesday, February 18, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 35
Views: 1045

Re: Tuesday, February 18, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Coryat: $39,000 (49R, 0W) DD: 3/3 FJ: :mrgreen: LT ($6,200): Eddie Van Halen, Rio de Janeiro, Tudor (DD), bolt, stenography, Jane Curtin Educated guess time for FJ today, and it paid off — Guinea seemed the most logical guess given there are so many countries with Guinea also in their names. I confe...
by True North
Mon Feb 17, 2020 8:08 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Monday, February 17, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 60
Views: 1420

Re: Monday, February 17, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Coryat: $30,600 (42R, 2W) DD: 2/2 FJ: :mrgreen: LT: inciter, back-biter, Borscht belt, Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure , Census Act, happy face Bets like that makes me want a long run for Mackenzie. When she said “Thirteen...” I was 99.9% sure it was going to be $1300. Annoyed to lose so many DJ cl...
by True North
Sun Feb 16, 2020 9:12 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: FJs for the 2/10/20 week
Replies: 25
Views: 517

Re: FJs for the 2/10/20 week

:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
:mrgreen: :( :mrgreen:
by True North
Fri Feb 07, 2020 8:21 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: TD 439 - Buffalo (final results)
Replies: 39
Views: 1462

Re: TD 439 - Buffalo (Questions 1-6 revealed)

8. One of the subplots of the 2001 box office bomb Osmosis Jones involved an unhealthy-eating Bill Murray planning on attending a buffalo wing festival in Buffalo. Name another movie in which Bill Murray appears as an actor. Zombieland - 4 (sheep) xabe, ParrotRob, MattKnowles, heppm01 Quick Change ...
by True North
Fri Feb 07, 2020 10:08 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Thursday, February 6, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 22
Views: 1249

Re: Thursday, February 6, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Coryat: $42,000 (51R, 0W) DD: 3/3 FJ: :mrgreen: LT ($4,000): “Born in the U.S.A.”, Democrats, Dutch, Elia Kazan Thought Wednesday would be my last one before vacation, but we stayed in the hotel last night after a long day and watched J! and Wheel. Fantastic boards for me, as soon as I saw 80s Pop L...
by True North
Fri Feb 07, 2020 7:18 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Wheel: Can you solve _ _ _ _ N_ / _ / _ _ _CER
Replies: 23
Views: 971

Re: Wheel: Can you solve _ _ _ _ N_ / _ / _ _ _CER

I got to FIXING A JUICER for some reason. Don’t mess with small appliances, people!
by True North
Wed Feb 05, 2020 8:01 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Wednesday, February 5, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 46
Views: 1657

Re: Wednesday, February 5, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

TenPoundHammer wrote:
Wed Feb 05, 2020 7:33 pm
Any reason I should know William the Conqueror, especially when just spotted the years?
1066 and Battle of Hastings are Pavlovs for William the Conqueror. That was on one of the online tests last week.
by True North
Wed Feb 05, 2020 7:59 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Wednesday, February 5, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 46
Views: 1657

Re: Wednesday, February 5, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Coryat: $41,000 (48R, 2W)
DD: 3/3
FJ: :mrgreen:
LT ($6,000): Caligula, you’ll be sorry, Blue Ridge (DD), regicide, orphanage (DD), Haifa

Sometimes the obvious FJ answer is the best, and that was the case today.
by True North
Tue Feb 04, 2020 8:06 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Tuesday, February 4, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 37
Views: 1742

Re: Tuesday, February 4, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Coryat: $35,000 (45R, 0W) DD: 1/3 FJ: :mrgreen: LT ($7,800): vintner, A, liver, Ralph Kramden, Dodge City, Plymouth (DD), Bleak House , Hawaiian, Clint Eastwood Clean fourth-podium win! Ran the entire first-round board with the exception of the DD, which I really should’ve gotten as well but couldn’...
by True North
Mon Feb 03, 2020 9:08 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Monday, February 3, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 33
Views: 1693

Re: Monday, February 3, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Coryat: $34,000 (39R, 3W)
DD: 2/3 (Netherlands would’ve been my guess if I was on the show, but stayed clam on the couch)
FJ: :mrgreen:
LT: Wisconsin (DD), eighth note, flagship, Jake Tapper

Had to think about it for a good 20 seconds, but 1953 led me to a correct FJ in the end.
by True North
Sun Feb 02, 2020 8:46 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: FJs for the 1/27/20 week
Replies: 25
Views: 774

Re: FJs for the 1/27/20 week

:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :( :mrgreen: :(
:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :(

Bradley Cooper and Bordeaux were my FJ incorrects.
by True North
Fri Jan 31, 2020 8:08 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Anyone else seeing this error?
Replies: 23
Views: 1130

Re: Anyone else seeing this error?

I see the error whenever I edit now. However, I find the edits have always gone through when I navigate back to the post.
by True North
Fri Jan 31, 2020 8:05 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Friday, January 31, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 69
Views: 2347

Re: Friday, January 31, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Coryat: $33,200 (36R, 2W) DD: 0/3 FJ: :( LT ($8800): Chichen Itza, São Paulo, Houston Rockets, Mark Harmon, Royal Caribbean, Interstate 10, Hunter S. Thompson. That was painful. No flow to that game at all. Might’ve contributed to my relatively mediocre outing, I got sucked into that vortex. First t...
by True North
Fri Jan 31, 2020 8:00 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Friday, January 31, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 69
Views: 2347

Re: Friday, January 31, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

What was the wording of the interplanetary clue? I thought there might be a reversal with transplanetary. The two don't mean the same thing. inter-planetary (adjective) situated or traveling between planets. "interplanetary missions" transplanetary adjective farther from the sun than a given planet...
by True North
Fri Jan 31, 2020 1:47 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: TD 438 - 2020 (Final results)
Replies: 25
Views: 1212

Re: TD 438 - 2020 (Final results)

Woohoo! I think I’ve stumbled upon a winning strategy (for now).

Thanks for hosting!
by True North
Fri Jan 31, 2020 8:25 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Online Test Recap & Discussion (Pacific), January 30, 2020
Replies: 91
Views: 3639

Re: Online Test Recap & Discussion (Pacific), January 30, 2020

45 this time (46 for real Tuesday, 42 Wednesday). Only had two I completely blanked on (15th century dramatist and Italian writer), and put Mozart for Wagner, Louis XVI for Louis XIV, and Orange is the New Black for The Crown . Buzzfeed was a total guess that I managed to bink. Clearly I need to get...
by True North
Fri Jan 31, 2020 6:19 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Thursday, January 30, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 39
Views: 1495

Re: Thursday, January 30, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

For your entertainment and for Joshua's, I submit: http://www.j-archive.com/search.php?search=jellyfish&submit=Search 69 regular series jellyfish clues (including one category of five clues not about jellyfish, and one that is!), and one FJ! jellyfish clue. So, Alex, there IS a jellyfish category! ...