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by HugoZ
Tue Dec 04, 2012 7:00 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Reretaken Down
Replies: 4128
Views: 555913

Re: Reretaken Down

If you think they Pythons actually used real French phrasing in their clip ... ("mouton" and "avion" were about the only things that made sense!) And 'mouton' is sheep, I assume? (Just in case there is actually anybody here that might get the impression that I know any French.) Oh, BTW, where did t...
by HugoZ
Mon Dec 03, 2012 6:11 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Introduce Yourself Here
Replies: 1284
Views: 214629

Re: Introduce Yourself Here

U.S. Capitals: Washington D.C. (Capitol) Phoenix Hartford (airport) Indianapolis Augusta and Boston (both capitol buildings, less than 24 hours apart) St. Paul (airport) Albany Columbus (Oktoberfest!) Harrisburg (capitol building) Providence (capitol building) Canada: Toronto International: Luxembou...
by HugoZ
Sun Dec 02, 2012 3:18 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Reretaken Down
Replies: 4128
Views: 555913

Re: Reretaken Down

RFRM (Request For Reading Material): The reading stack has a few spots open, so I'm taking recommendations on books (no boundaries: fiction, non-fiction, old, new, light, heavy). I'll probably take 5 or 6 candidates, then see what shows up in the 1/2 price bookstores or Powell's. What are yinz all r...
by HugoZ
Sat Dec 01, 2012 9:50 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: More Academic J! Research
Replies: 14
Views: 2635

More Academic J! Research

Courtesy of the LinkedIn Jeopardy! Alumni:

http://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2012/jeo ... ech123.php
by HugoZ
Fri Nov 23, 2012 10:44 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Quiz: Before And Before
Replies: 12
Views: 2611

Re: Quiz: Before And Before

Answers now posted up top.

And since it's that time of the year again, obligatory avatar change.
by HugoZ
Mon Nov 19, 2012 5:54 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Quiz: Before And Before
Replies: 12
Views: 2611

Re: Quiz: Before And Before

bpmod wrote:
HugoZ wrote:Answers will be posted here:
Spoiler
Hopefully not before everybody enters.
Brian
Spoiler
After everybody enters, but before the questions are posted.
by HugoZ
Mon Nov 19, 2012 5:42 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Quiz: Before And Before
Replies: 12
Views: 2611

Re: Quiz: Before And Before

Answers: 1. Sticky Rollie Fingers (Stones album + famous Oakland relief mustache) 2. She Blinded Me With "Before And After Science" (Beautiful lab assistant + awesome Eno album) 3. Take Me To The Green River (Talking Heads remake of Al Green song + Creedence Clearwater Revival song) 4. Nixon In Big...
by HugoZ
Mon Nov 19, 2012 5:42 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Quiz: Before And Before
Replies: 12
Views: 2611

Re: Quiz: Before And Before

Clues: 1. What you're left with when Oakland's MVP reliever would rather listen to the Stones than clean the bubble gum from his mustache. 2. Miss Sakamoto stunned me when she played her Brian Eno album. 3. Sunday pundits rehash Mr. Verde's tune, while another group resurrects one about his meander...
by HugoZ
Mon Nov 19, 2012 5:41 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Quiz: Before And Before
Replies: 12
Views: 2611

Quiz: Before And Before

You've heard of Before And After . You've heard of Before, During, And After . This quiz is Before and Before , where two elements that share the same last word are chained together. 1. The format of the answers will be: [The first element, minus the last word] + [The second element, except for the ...
by HugoZ
Sat Nov 17, 2012 11:03 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Reretaken Down
Replies: 4128
Views: 555913

Re: Reretaken Down

alietr wrote:Sounds like it's time for me to do a backup!
Clue: [beep] [beep] [beep] [beep]

Response: What is the sound alietr makes when doing a backup?
by HugoZ
Sat Nov 17, 2012 11:01 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Adding forums to Jboard
Replies: 158
Views: 18313

Re: Adding forums to Jboard

I've always been a proponent of a separate forum for Reference Library (Pavlov Lists, Bibliography For Prospective Players, Statistical Analysis, Record Holders, etc.). Maybe an OT forum (but Re-Retaken Down seems to be entirely adequate for that purpose given its post volume). Maybe SHC as a separa...
by HugoZ
Sat Nov 17, 2012 2:28 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Think Differently #158 -- Maryland, it's Maryland!
Replies: 75
Views: 11192

Re: Think Differently #158 -- Maryland, it's Maryland!

TomKBaltimoreBoy wrote:Any other politician who thinks they're getting a hard time from me can check the historical record.
Better a hard time from TomK than hard time from a judge.
by HugoZ
Tue Oct 09, 2012 7:38 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Reretaken Down
Replies: 4128
Views: 555913

Re: Reretaken Down

Beautiful, a place where I can finally ask: does anyone know how to download all of the data from the J! Archive? Benjamin, you now have three posts to your credit and all three posts contain the same question. Sorry I'm late. I got held up in traffic. Yes, my monitor needed to be cleaned. No, spra...
by HugoZ
Mon Oct 08, 2012 8:23 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Boardies on the Show - Season 29
Replies: 268
Views: 39362

Re: Boardies on the Show - Season 29

dhkendall wrote: Is it just me, or does anyone else read Brendan's username as "bad (u) boy"? ;) Dr. J wrote That's exactly what I thought, and I like to think of him that way. ;) I protest. I'm not bad, I just write that way... ;) Here around these parts, where we pronounce Dubois as "Doo-Boys" (a...
by HugoZ
Sat Oct 06, 2012 12:25 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Friday, October 5, 2012 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 108
Views: 13552

Re: Friday, October 5, 2012 Game Recap & Discussion (SPOILERS)

MarkBarrett wrote:Did anyone join me in guessing Irish Rovers instead of Chieftains?
I still had Tommy Makem and the Clancy Brothers fiddling around in my head when Alex gave the answer.

Funny thing is I currently have a Chieftains LP sitting next to my monitor (in the process of converting to MP3's).
by HugoZ
Thu Oct 04, 2012 7:37 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Wednesday, October 3, 2012 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 185
Views: 18796

Re: Wednesday, October 3, 2012 Game Recap & Discussion (SPOILERS)

In honor of today's FJ, my favorite esoteric knock knock joke. knock knock "Who's there?" knock knock "Who's there?" knock knock "Who's there?" ... (repeat until respondent is ready to knock knock your block off then...) knock knock "Who's there?" Philip Glass Not esoteric enough for this fan (thou...
by HugoZ
Thu Sep 27, 2012 10:54 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Boardies on the Show - Season 29
Replies: 268
Views: 39362

Re: Boardies on the Show - Season 29

jeff6286 wrote:
Robert K S wrote:I think a lot of us would gladly pay $100 for a Jeopardy!-made DVD. I've never heard of that being offered before.
The only catch is that the chapter titles will all be read by Oprah.
So it's a multi-disc boxed set then?
by HugoZ
Wed Sep 19, 2012 5:23 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: 2012 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 7, Day 6
Replies: 65
Views: 6865

Re: 2012 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 7, Day 6

Spoiler
2: Versailles
4: Windsor
6: Winter Palace
8: Juan Carlos
10: Martin Luther

3: Squeeze play
6: Mozambique
9:
12: Velazquez
15: Quetzal
by HugoZ
Wed Sep 19, 2012 10:25 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: 2012 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 7, Day 5
Replies: 64
Views: 6930

Re: 2012 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 7, Day 5

Spoiler
2: Mother Goose
4: Goodnight, Moon
6: The Nutcracker (he said, being extra careful not to tack "Suite" on the end)
8:
10: Sunnybrook Farm

3: Palmer
6: Doctor Who (woo-wah-woooooooo)
9: Booster Rocket Man In The Mirror
12: Keith Hernandez
15: Lester King Pearson