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by BigDaddyMatty
Sat Feb 29, 2020 2:51 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Friday, February 28, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 52
Views: 16380

Re: Friday, February 28, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Maybe there's a perspective issue since I'm not a Catholic, but I don't see the problem with DD1. They asked specifically for the first full day of the Paschal Triduum. The Triduum begins the evening of Maundy Thursday, so by definition, the first day that is fully within the Triduum is Good Friday...
by BigDaddyMatty
Fri Feb 28, 2020 11:14 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Friday, February 28, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 52
Views: 16380

Re: Friday, February 28, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Coryat: 37,400 47 R/1 W DD: 3/3 FJ: :mrgreen: LT: Andy Ruiz, Wednesday, Good Friday (DD), Minuteman, barb, prairie schooner (DD) Aaron got some nonstandard applause for being the only one to correctly respond in the Sports Upsets category but not recognizing 2019's answer to Buster Douglas, Andy Rui...
by BigDaddyMatty
Thu Feb 27, 2020 5:01 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Thursday, February 27, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 70
Views: 18907

Re: Thursday, February 27, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Coryat: 41,800 52 R/0 W DD: 2/3 FJ: :( LT: deserters, swill MacKenzie certainly made it interesting right up to the end. I didn't fall for the New Orleans trap given the date, but I never really considered Charleston and instead went with Savannah. For those who are interested, the list of urban pla...
by BigDaddyMatty
Thu Feb 27, 2020 4:02 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Wednesday, February 26, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 57
Views: 14545

Re: Wednesday, February 26, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Coryat: 35,800 45 R/2 W DD: 3/3 FJ: :mrgreen: LT: linesmen, Mr T., Edgar Lee Masters, Howard Carter, Winter Palace, bungalow, Haile Selassie, Morocco (DD) I've said it eleventy billion times, but it irks me no end when contestants don't play to win the game. Grrr. I had one of those "close but no ci...
by BigDaddyMatty
Wed Feb 26, 2020 12:06 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Tuesday, February 25, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 41
Views: 9562

Re: Tuesday, February 25, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Coryat: 35,000 48 R/2 W DD: 2/3 FJ: :mrgreen: LT: chinchilla, brandy, copper, psychiatry, Prose, Mike Wallace, Venice, slavery, nadir, catharsis (DD) I thought MacKenzie might lose after she recycled the "making it rain" gesture from one of her earlier episodes, but she continues to stand tall. It d...
by BigDaddyMatty
Tue Feb 25, 2020 3:36 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Monday, February 24, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 71
Views: 23299

Re: Monday, February 24, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Robert K S wrote:
Tue Feb 25, 2020 9:27 am
alietr wrote:
Tue Feb 25, 2020 9:24 am
seaborgium wrote:
Mon Feb 24, 2020 10:37 pm

We don't know that guy.
I wonder if your answer would have been different if he'd won like two other Goodreaux ...
You've never seen them in the same room together, have you? Steve steps into a cabinet of his own invention and out pops suave, charming Stefan.
Did he do that?
by BigDaddyMatty
Tue Feb 25, 2020 1:57 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Monday, February 24, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 71
Views: 23299

Re: Monday, February 24, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Coryat: 42,200 50 R/1 W DD: 3/3 FJ: :mrgreen: LT: Ralph Nader, Stratego, Rumpelstiltskin, Bat Masterson, Limburger When I saw this FJ! comin' And the Think! music begin I thought MacKenzie was done for And Steve would get the win But it wasn't something he know We watched his J! hopes die Now she's ...
by BigDaddyMatty
Fri Feb 21, 2020 11:36 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Friday, February 21, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 62
Views: 17160

Re: Friday, February 21, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Coryat: 39,600 50 R/4 W DD: 3/3 FJ: :mrgreen: LT: discus, acid test (DD), Puritanism, Dave Barry, Mike Piazza, Summertime, Billy the Kid, Rio de la Plata (DD), Paramaribo, somnambulism, Thomas a Becket, Turandot MacKenzie keeps doing just enough to win, but it doesn't feel like she's getting lucky. ...
by BigDaddyMatty
Fri Feb 21, 2020 1:10 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Thursday, February 20, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 55
Views: 12935

Re: Thursday, February 20, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Coryat: 38,800 49 R/1 W DD: 3/3 FJ: :mrgreen: LT: New York minute, Wiener schnitzel, Ecclesiastes, Baccarat (DD), Chile, Canada Country + cedar = Lebanon. Not FJ!-worthy, difficulty-wise, but the interestingness of the fact makes it forgivable IMO. I expected TPH to know "New York minute" based on t...
by BigDaddyMatty
Thu Feb 20, 2020 4:22 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Tuesday, February 18, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 39
Views: 9172

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

LucarioSnooperVixey wrote:
Thu Feb 20, 2020 12:55 am
BigDaddyMatty wrote:
Wed Feb 19, 2020 9:52 pm
The Last Battle (DD)
The Last Battle was not a Daily Double clue.
Good catch. I have corrected my post.
by BigDaddyMatty
Wed Feb 19, 2020 11:03 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Wednesday, February 19, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 46
Views: 15467

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

Coryat: 38,800 49 R/1 W DD: 3/3 FJ: :mrgreen: LT: Henry VIII, Captain Henry Morgan, Johnny, The Feminine Mystique , fief Interesting that Sam and MacKenzie, in similar DJ! DD scenarios, each opted to leave $3400 on the table. Sam's was more forgivable given that it was earlier and the leader's score...
by BigDaddyMatty
Wed Feb 19, 2020 9:52 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Tuesday, February 18, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 39
Views: 9172

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

Coryat: 43,600 52 R/1 W DD: 3/3 FJ: :mrgreen: LT: Eddie Van Halen, Rio de Janeiro, Tudor (DD), bolt, blessing in disguise (DD), political convention, stenography, The Last Battle I have heard of the Gulf of Guinea but could not have told you exactly where it was. Luckily, that was exactly as much kn...
by BigDaddyMatty
Tue Feb 18, 2020 12:35 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Monday, February 17, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 62
Views: 18343

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

Coryat: 31,200 46 R/3 W DD: 2/2 FJ: :mrgreen: LT: inciter, backbiter, Amedeo Modigliani, Borscht Belt, Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure , Maui, Census Act, smiley face I could get used to these big DD wagers. Broadway + Bareilles = Waitress , but I don't see any way to get this FJ! if you don't alre...
by BigDaddyMatty
Sun Feb 16, 2020 4:07 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Friday, February 14, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 49
Views: 15148

Re: Friday, February 14, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Coryat: 40,200 47 R/1 W DD: 2/3 FJ: :mrgreen: LT: Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben (DD), untouchables, skunk, schilling, sponge, Normandy, trebuchet, silver, The Blitz, Craig Robinson I am Sam. I am Sam. Sam I am. Like many others here, I learned the FJ! correct response from a certain comic strip beag...
by BigDaddyMatty
Fri Feb 14, 2020 4:08 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Thursday, February 13, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 39
Views: 9327

Re: Thursday, February 13, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Coryat: 33,200 45 R/5 W DD: 3/3 FJ: :mrgreen: LT: Gulf of Aden; desert; boiling; radiation; Cher; John Hinckley, Jr.; Rachael & Leah; Elijah I wish I had never seen that Opera Zingers category. I matched the contestants' negs on $400 and $1200 and gave the Spanish rather than the Italian name of the...
by BigDaddyMatty
Thu Feb 13, 2020 7:30 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Wednesday, January 29, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 42
Views: 7625

Re: Wednesday, January 29, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Coryat: 41,600 51 R/2 W DD: 3/3 FJ: :mrgreen: LT: grocery stores, Black Beauty Some of you may know that my family and I live a somewhat Bohemian lifestyle, having no real permanent home. At the beginning of January, we moved to a new city and state where we will be spending (at least) the next seve...
by BigDaddyMatty
Thu Feb 13, 2020 4:20 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Wednesday, February 12, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 39
Views: 12828

Re: Wednesday, February 12, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Coryat: 40,800 49 R/1 W DD: 3/3 FJ: :mrgreen: LT: steakhouse, George Wallace, anaconda (DD), Mississippi River, Tiber River (DD), S.E. Hinton, Okinawa, walk around the world (DD), World Cup I wasn't 100% on FJ!, but I figured "1930s leader who wants to avoid involvement in war and considered (what I...
by BigDaddyMatty
Thu Feb 13, 2020 3:37 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Tuesday, February 11, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 53
Views: 10449

Re: Tuesday, February 11, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Volante wrote:
Wed Feb 12, 2020 10:50 pm
BigDaddyMatty wrote:
Wed Feb 12, 2020 9:45 pm
This was only the eighth FJ! triple-get of the season, out of 107 regular-play games. Crazy.
I have 112 games total...how are you counting the ToC?
You're right. I didn't take into account that the first five rows of my spreadsheet are column headers and whatnot.
by BigDaddyMatty
Wed Feb 12, 2020 9:45 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Tuesday, February 11, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 53
Views: 10449

Re: Tuesday, February 11, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

This was only the eighth FJ! triple-get of the season, out of 107 102 regular-play games. Crazy.
by BigDaddyMatty
Tue Feb 11, 2020 11:41 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Tuesday, February 11, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 53
Views: 10449

Re: Tuesday, February 11, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Coryat: 40,200 48 R/0 W DD: 3/3 FJ: :mrgreen: LT: tintinnabulation, étouffée, Guglielmo Marconi (DD), vista, (Lech Wałęsa), Love Story , alloys, warrens Growing up in the '80s, Solidarity and its leader were often mentioned on the news. They always seemed to say it "Lech Fluenza," like he was some l...