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by MDaunt
Tue Aug 09, 2011 7:37 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Introduce Yourself Here
Replies: 1284
Views: 210965

Re: Introduce Yourself Here

Michael Daunt 5-time champ in 1995, TOC Finalist in 1996, International Tournament Winner in 1997, UTOC somethingist in 2005ish. Have met Eugene Finerman and consider him to be the finest eyebrow*-waggler I know. Have lost to some of the best Jeopardy players ever (Michael Dupee, Jerome Vered). I'm ...
by MDaunt
Tue Jul 19, 2011 8:59 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: My turn on J!
Replies: 35
Views: 9598

Re: My turn on J!

Break a leg.

I won't be able to watch, but I'll read the game thread with interest.
by MDaunt
Sun Jul 17, 2011 10:14 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Easier to find Jeopardy forum and Jeopardy discussions
Replies: 25
Views: 6798

Re: Easier to find Jeopardy forum and Jeopardy discussions

RCraig wrote:
Robert K S wrote:Thank you and may all your daily doubles be true!
Possibly, maybe unnecessarily snarky?

I agree that raising visibility for Jeopardy fans and ego-googling contestants would be a good thing.
by MDaunt
Sat Jul 16, 2011 8:30 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: FJs for the 7/11/11 week
Replies: 28
Views: 7545

Re: FJs for the 7/11/11 week

:) :) :) :) :)
:) :) :)

Robespierre - instant
Captain America - detour through Superman and Popeye
by MDaunt
Sat Jul 16, 2011 8:24 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: A question for the Canadian boardies
Replies: 15
Views: 5629

Re: A question for the Canadian boardies

Drumheller - definitely. The Royal Tyrell Museum is the world's best dinosaur museum.

Otherwise: lunch at Lake Louise.

Calgary is one of my least-favourite places.
by MDaunt
Sat Jul 16, 2011 8:22 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: A question for the Canadian boardies
Replies: 15
Views: 5629

Re: A question for the Canadian boardies

OrangeSAM wrote:
boson wrote:I don't remember the ads, but it was probably Canadian Tire: http://www.canadiantire.ca/home.jsp?site=WebStore . Hardware/Tools/Sporting Goods/Auto repair. The best place to go with your father on a Saturday morning.
Yes, that's it! Thanks, boson!
That's Canadian Tire.
by MDaunt
Fri Jul 15, 2011 5:28 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: POLL - Should we Have More Than One Forum?
Replies: 25
Views: 5753

Re: POLL - Should we Have More Than One Forum?

It's a mistake; don't do it. Pete gives one good set of reasons. The community is not large enough to survive fragmentation.
by MDaunt
Thu Jul 07, 2011 11:03 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Pet Intellectual Peeves
Replies: 727
Views: 94005

Re: Pet Intellectual Peeves

barandall800 wrote:
MDaunt wrote:The word "peeve" annoys me. As a noun, it's almost always the worst choice and as a verb, it's intolerable.
Don't forget its ghastly adjective cousin, "peeved."
Peeved, peevish, peeve, peever, peevee.

The sound of it is like fingernails on a blackboard.
by MDaunt
Thu Jul 07, 2011 3:01 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Pet Intellectual Peeves
Replies: 727
Views: 94005

Re: Pet Intellectual Peeves

The word "peeve" annoys me. As a noun, it's almost always the worst choice and as a verb, it's intolerable.
by MDaunt
Tue Jul 05, 2011 11:57 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Reretaken Down
Replies: 4097
Views: 544462

Re: Reretaken Down

I was thinking of Charles II http://www.aintnowaytogo.com/charlesII.htm. I don't think American healthcare was much worse. It was a time when you better off being uninsured.
by MDaunt
Tue Jul 05, 2011 7:29 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Reretaken Down
Replies: 4097
Views: 544462

Re: Your RDA of Irony

So this is a re-re-reincarnation. And now for today's pedantics.... Then and Now July 2, 1881: James Garfield’s Experience with American Healthcare Shot twice by lunatic Charles Guiteau, President Garfield was rushed back to the White House and immediately attended by physicians. As night fell, the...
by MDaunt
Fri Jul 01, 2011 7:08 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Bravo, agefen!
Replies: 84
Views: 21060

Re: Bravo, agefen!

I concur.