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by SenseiCAY
Thu Jan 16, 2020 4:14 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: TD 437 - 2019 in Review (Q9 revealed)
Replies: 41
Views: 1578

Re: TD 437 - 2019 in Review (Q9 revealed)

I also added a question at the end, asking what sparked joy for you this past decade. Here are some of the answers I got (and were allowed to share): This being JBoard, Jeopardy was popular, and certainly would've been one of my picks: Jeopardy selection Jeopardy Being on Jeopardy! Beginning to watc...
by SenseiCAY
Thu Jan 16, 2020 4:02 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: TD 437 - 2019 in Review (Q9 revealed)
Replies: 41
Views: 1578

Re: TD 437 - 2019 in Review (Q9 revealed)

Q9. Artist/band required . In November, nominations for the Grammy Awards (ceremony on January 26, 2020) were released. Name an artist or band nominated in the "Best New Artist" category. As a hint, below are some songs released by each artist/band in 2019. Colors Bad Guy, Everything I Wanted Panin...
by SenseiCAY
Thu Jan 16, 2020 10:42 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: TD 437 - 2019 in Review (Q9 revealed)
Replies: 41
Views: 1578

Re: TD 437 - 2019 in Review (Q7-Q8 revealed)

We have a couple of singleton machines this morning - Q8 also had many possible answers. Q8. Word required . Merriam-Webster's 2019 Word of the Year is "they," which can refer to a singular person whose gender identity is non-binary. Name an English word containing all of the letters T, H, E, and Y....
by SenseiCAY
Thu Jan 16, 2020 10:27 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: TD 437 - 2019 in Review (Q9 revealed)
Replies: 41
Views: 1578

Re: TD 437 - 2019 in Review (Q7-Q8 revealed)

Q7. City and state required . For almost two months (from April 4 to June 3, with a two-week break for the Teachers Tournament), many of us on this board were enthralled, amazed, and sometimes polarized by the performance of James Holzhauer, who earned $2,464,216 over the course of 32 wins and an e...
by SenseiCAY
Wed Jan 15, 2020 4:01 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: TD 437 - 2019 in Review (Q9 revealed)
Replies: 41
Views: 1578

Re: TD 437 - 2019 in Review (Q5-Q6 revealed)

Q6. Name required . Climate activist Greta Thunberg was Time Magazine's Person of the Year for 2019. Name one of the following other female pioneers or activists (environmental or otherwise), given a short description or hint. Navy rear admiral and computer scientist. Developed one of the first com...
by SenseiCAY
Wed Jan 15, 2020 3:59 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: TD 437 - 2019 in Review (Q9 revealed)
Replies: 41
Views: 1578

Re: TD 437 - 2019 in Review (Q5-Q6 revealed)

A somewhat obscure bonus here - if you followed the news, you might've heard it in passing, but this played even harder than I thought it would. Q5B (possible bonus of -3 points for correct, partial credit if you get at least one capitalized word in the title, no penalty for wrong guess). Name the s...
by SenseiCAY
Wed Jan 15, 2020 3:55 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: TD 437 - 2019 in Review (Q9 revealed)
Replies: 41
Views: 1578

Re: TD 437 - 2019 in Review (Q5-Q6 revealed)

Q5. Letter and answer required . Also in April, Volodymyr Zelensky was elected President of Ukraine. Oddly enough, he previously played a fictional Ukranian president on TV. Select one of the pictured fictional leaders, and name either the actor/actress or character name. Each of the two possible a...
by SenseiCAY
Wed Jan 15, 2020 12:49 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: TD 437 - 2019 in Review (Q9 revealed)
Replies: 41
Views: 1578

Re: TD 437 - 2019 in Review (Q3-Q4 revealed)

A quick poll break after Q4:

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Link to try on your phone if it doesn't work:
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by SenseiCAY
Wed Jan 15, 2020 12:47 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: TD 437 - 2019 in Review (Q9 revealed)
Replies: 41
Views: 1578

Re: TD 437 - 2019 in Review

WRONG (+10) --------------- Woof (Las Vegas Raiders) - Poll: Should I allow this? Wikipedia still redirects to Oakland, and as far as I know, the franchise has not yet officially moved (so it doesn't currently exist in Las Vegas You should take a look at https://raiders.com and see how many times t...
by SenseiCAY
Wed Jan 15, 2020 12:17 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: TD 437 - 2019 in Review (Q9 revealed)
Replies: 41
Views: 1578

Re: TD 437 - 2019 in Review (Q3-Q4 revealed)

Q4. Letter and answer required. In April, a fire engulfed the Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris, France. Answer one of the following questions (perhaps loosely) related to fire: While the New York Police Department is sometimes referred to as "New York's Finest," what is the parallel superlative nickna...
by SenseiCAY
Wed Jan 15, 2020 12:06 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: TD 437 - 2019 in Review (Q9 revealed)
Replies: 41
Views: 1578

Re: TD 437 - 2019 in Review (Q3-Q4 revealed)

For a bonus after Q3, we asked if you could name the current and most recent former names of the capital of Kazakhstan. In 2019, the name was changed from Astana to Nur-Sultan. You got 1 point for naming Astana, and 2 for naming Nur-Sultan, for a total possible bonus of -3. The following players rec...
by SenseiCAY
Wed Jan 15, 2020 12:03 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: TD 437 - 2019 in Review (Q9 revealed)
Replies: 41
Views: 1578

Re: TD 437 - 2019 in Review (Q3-Q4 revealed)

Q3. Current name required . In March, the capital of Kazakhstan was renamed in honor of the outgoing President, who resigned after 29 years in office. Select one of the following former names of countries, cities, and buildings, and give the current name of that entity. Peking (city) Sears Tower (b...
by SenseiCAY
Wed Jan 15, 2020 8:54 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: TD 437 - 2019 in Review (Q9 revealed)
Replies: 41
Views: 1578

Re: TD 437 - 2019 in Review

WRONG (+10) --------------- Woof (Las Vegas Raiders) - Poll: Should I allow this? Wikipedia still redirects to Oakland, and as far as I know, the franchise has not yet officially moved (so it doesn't currently exist in Las Vegas You should take a look at https://raiders.com and see how many times t...
by SenseiCAY
Wed Jan 15, 2020 8:42 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: TD 437 - 2019 in Review (Q9 revealed)
Replies: 41
Views: 1578

Re: TD 437 - 2019 in Review

Arizona Coyotes - 2 --------------- WhatAreDogs JeopardyMom Coyotes? I believe my answer was Arizona Cardinals. I hope that doesn't change the score, but I had to point it out. Sadly, the AZ Cardinals have appeared in a Super Bowl - they lost to the Steelers in SB XLIII, played in 2009.
by SenseiCAY
Tue Jan 14, 2020 5:07 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: TD 437 - 2019 in Review (Q9 revealed)
Replies: 41
Views: 1578

Re: TD 437 - 2019 in Review

MarkBarrett wrote:
Tue Jan 14, 2020 4:59 pm
D. Carol Burnett - 4
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Rackme32
MarkBarrett
MollyQMurphy
Gamawire

Carol Channing for me.
Fixed it. I was wondering if anyone would say Burnett while writing the answers, and managed to get it wrong myself.
by SenseiCAY
Tue Jan 14, 2020 5:04 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: TD 437 - 2019 in Review (Q9 revealed)
Replies: 41
Views: 1578

Re: TD 437 - 2019 in Review

Q2. Location and team name required - The Washington Nationals won a playoff series, won the pennant, and won the World Series for the first time in 2019. Name a big four (NBA, MLB, NFL, NHL) team that currently exists but has NOT APPEARED in a championship round (Super Bowl, World Series, Stanley ...
by SenseiCAY
Tue Jan 14, 2020 4:56 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: TD 437 - 2019 in Review (Q9 revealed)
Replies: 41
Views: 1578

Re: TD 437 - 2019 in Review

Q1. Letter and answer required. Name one of the pictured figures who died in 2019. https://i.imgur.com/5nxfDvV.jpg WRONG (+10) --------------- MollyQMurphy (D. Doris Day) heppm01 (H - Jim Henson) SHEEP (+7) --------------- (None) F. Nipsey Hussle - 7 --------------- xxaaaxx xabe True North ouachiou...
by SenseiCAY
Tue Jan 14, 2020 4:54 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: TD 437 - 2019 in Review (Q9 revealed)
Replies: 41
Views: 1578

Re: TD 437 - 2019 in Review (responses closed)

Final player list: ----- AFRET CMS barandall800 bmwhitehead Caboom casketromance classicroadster clt013 cthulhu econgator ElendilPickle Floridagator Gamawire gwallace2 heppm01 Ironhorse JeopardyMom jev15 Kirbstar Magna MarkBarrett MattKnowles MollyQMurphy morbeedo ouachiouat Peachbox Rackme32 RougeG...
by SenseiCAY
Tue Jan 14, 2020 12:26 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: TD 437 - 2019 in Review (Q9 revealed)
Replies: 41
Views: 1578

Re: TD 437 - 2019 in Review

morbeedo wrote:
Tue Jan 14, 2020 11:36 am
SenseiCAY wrote:
Tue Jan 14, 2020 10:54 am
Last bump before closing! Get those last few in there!
OH! Wait for me, I'll do it now :P
You're good.

I'll leave it open until I start the reveal, which should be mid-afternoon. Last call!
by SenseiCAY
Tue Jan 14, 2020 10:54 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: TD 437 - 2019 in Review (Q9 revealed)
Replies: 41
Views: 1578

Re: TD 437 - 2019 in Review

Last bump before closing! Get those last few in there!