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by BigDaddyMatty
Wed Jan 15, 2020 4:25 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Monday, December 30, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 22
Views: 2801

Re: Monday, December 30, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Coryat: 39,200 49 R/2 W DD: 3/3 FJ: :mrgreen: LT: Nobel Peace Prize, The Saint , Powhatan (DD), proscenium, hobgoblin, King James Bible Resurrecting this thread mostly to see if anyone else sees the resemblance between Ilene and Mark Dawson. Also, since no one mentioned it upthread, it's worth knowi...
by BigDaddyMatty
Tue Jan 14, 2020 4:27 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Monday, January 13, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 38
Views: 3629

Re: Monday, January 13, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Coryat: 35,600 45 R/5 W DD: 3/3 FJ: :mrgreen: LT: Avon (DD), Crystal Palace, Peter Benchley (DD) Honestly, I thought "Exodus" was a bit too easy, but after just posting in reddit explaining that FJ!s are not necessarily harder than bottom row clues, I just went with it. It's not just that they're no...
by BigDaddyMatty
Sat Jan 11, 2020 6:23 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Friday, January 10, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 91
Views: 9976

Re: Friday, January 10, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Coryat: 42,000 51 R/1 W DD: 3/3 FJ: :oops: LT: flux, fogy, paycheck, (penalty minutes), glockenspiel, William Carlos Williams-Sonoma, Agent 99, William Jennings Bryan, The Martian (DD) Welp. I hope that's the easiest FJ! I'll miss all season. I blame the fact that the correct country hasn't been in ...
by BigDaddyMatty
Fri Jan 10, 2020 2:39 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Thursday, January 9, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 25
Views: 3107

Re: Thursday, January 9, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Coryat: 41,800 51 R/2 W DD: 3/3 FJ: :mrgreen: LT: dendrochronology, ESPN the Magazine , Kansas City (DD), Supreme Court, Angela Merkel I fully expected Katie to come up short after she visibly wilted on the DD3 wager, but she did just enough to get to FJ! with the lead. Hopefully this win strengthen...
by BigDaddyMatty
Fri Jan 10, 2020 12:12 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Wednesday, January 8, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 33
Views: 2984

Re: Wednesday, January 8, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Coryat: 33,400 47 R/2 W DD: 3/3 FJ: :mrgreen: LT: bison, endorse, GLOW , My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic , Montreal Island (DD), Cole Porter, Ludwig van Beethoven, Martha Washington It took Shaun 13 clues to get on the board. By clue 29 he was in good shape with 4600 and DD1 in TV HOMES & ADDRES...
by BigDaddyMatty
Wed Jan 08, 2020 8:35 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Tuesday, December 24, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 34
Views: 2871

Re: Tuesday, December 24, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Coryat: 38,600
49 R/1 W
DD: 2/3
FJ: :mrgreen:
LT: The Lego Movie, "O Little Town of Bethlehem," Adriatic Sea, Toronto, London (DD), Primary Colors (DD), geodesic

I'd like to thank Ernie Pantusso for his contribution to my knowledge of European geography.
by BigDaddyMatty
Thu Jan 02, 2020 5:33 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Friday, December 20, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 44
Views: 3811

Re: Friday, December 20, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Coryat: 41,800 51 R/1 W DD: 3/3 FJ: :mrgreen: LT: light heavyweight, liquid propane gas, Sergei Rachmaninoff, Antonin Dvorak (DD) I'm surprised "riverboat" didn't steer at least one of the contestants toward Twain. I should have picked up the Rhoda LT, but it took me too long to untangle my brain fr...
by BigDaddyMatty
Tue Dec 31, 2019 3:48 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Thursday, December 26, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 34
Views: 3190

Re: Thursday, December 26, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Coryat: 33,800 43 R/2 W DD: 2/3 FJ: :mrgreen: LT: parboil, va(r)nish, Barbara Pierce Bush, rollbar, Toby Keith Glad I didn't have an extra five seconds on FJ! I was convinced I had blown it by not going with Haiti. NHO Barbary ape. Totally should have had Medea --> Euripides, but I couldn't pull it....
by BigDaddyMatty
Wed Dec 25, 2019 11:31 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Thursday, December 19, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 39
Views: 3055

Re: Thursday, December 19, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Coryat: 35,400
47 R/6 W
DD: 3/3
FJ: :mrgreen:
LT: Cape Horn, dog in the fight, marsupial (DD), The Last Tycoon

Tech + hinting at Minnesota = 3M

Eric was sizzling on the buzzer. Wonder if he'll be able to keep up that rhythm and make a run.
by BigDaddyMatty
Wed Dec 25, 2019 4:23 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Wednesday, December 18, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 67
Views: 5417

Re: Wednesday, December 18, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Coryat: 38,000 47 R/3 W DD: 3/3 FJ: :mrgreen: LT: chocolate chip, Chuck Woolery, Chile, Fourteen Points (DD), Quo Vadis , Voyager 2 (DD) Getting cutesy with the DD wagers is fine when you're beating your opponents so badly that the money doesn't matter, but Christine let it get in the way of her act...
by BigDaddyMatty
Tue Dec 24, 2019 5:19 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Tuesday, December 17, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 36
Views: 3738

Re: Tuesday, December 17, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Coryat: 35,400 46 R/2 W DD: 2/3 FJ: :mrgreen: LT: Santa Anna, York, American Idol , Pooh Corner, Sylvia Plath, Huey Long, White Lightning, rack-and-pinion steering, Cynthia Nixon (DD) Michelangelo = Florence is something I need to commit to memory. Speaking of the DDs, all three players seemed to fo...
by BigDaddyMatty
Mon Dec 23, 2019 7:42 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Monday, December 16, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 57
Views: 4744

Re: Monday, December 16, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Coryat: 41,600
50 R/3 W
DD: 3/3
FJ: :(
LT: Ludacris, Cuban cigars, Todd Lincoln

Another Bonanza here. I didn't focus enough on "strange," and I've never really thought of those notes in the The Twilight Zone theme coming from an electric guitar.
by BigDaddyMatty
Sun Dec 22, 2019 5:36 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Friday, December 13, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 64
Views: 5923

Re: Friday, December 13, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Coryat: 34,000
45 R/4 W
DD: 2/3
FJ: :mrgreen:
LT: bar, Morpheus, Ibiza, Higgs boson

I thought I was done getting Verne and Wells mixed up, but apparently not.
by BigDaddyMatty
Sun Dec 22, 2019 5:23 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Thursday, December 12, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 52
Views: 4276

Re: Thursday, December 12, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

I will never get used to contestants who apparently have no interest in winning the game. I just don't get it. You get one shot, one opportunity, and you just let it slip? Is that how you explain the phenomenon of poor wagers? The contestants genuinely and consciously have no interest in winning th...
by BigDaddyMatty
Sun Dec 22, 2019 4:03 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Thursday, December 12, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 52
Views: 4276

Re: Thursday, December 12, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Coryat: 28,200
41 R/2 W
DD: 3/3
FJ: :mrgreen:
LT: (none)

Female author + 20th Century + Anti-Communist (+ Russian) = Ayn Rand

I will never get used to contestants who apparently have no interest in winning the game. I just don't get it. You get one shot, one opportunity, and you just let it slip?
by BigDaddyMatty
Wed Dec 18, 2019 2:46 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Wednesday, December 11, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 47
Views: 4383

Re: Wednesday, December 11, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Coryat: 41,000 47 R/0 W DD: 2/3 FJ: :( LT: guard, business, Jacksonville, muslin, Schrapnel (DD) It's too bad Doug couldn't stick around longer. He has a great voice. Jennifer is just a buzzsaw, continuing to mow opponents down despite playing a conventional game and wagering very conservatively on ...
by BigDaddyMatty
Tue Dec 17, 2019 3:03 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Tuesday, December 10, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 61
Views: 6000

Re: Tuesday, December 10, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Coryat: 44,000
53 R/0 W
DD: 3/3
FJ: :mrgreen:
LT: Pritzker Prize, Amnesty International (DD)

Congrats to Jeopardy! Jennifer! (We have to do that for every multi-day champ whose name starts with "J," right?)
by BigDaddyMatty
Tue Dec 10, 2019 11:18 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Monday, December 9, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 58
Views: 5429

Re: Monday, December 9, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Coryat: 42,800 49 R/1 W DD: 3/3 FJ: :mrgreen: LT: archetype, Paradise Lost , Godwin I was aware of the MVB/GHWB nugget--I think I may have written a question about it several months ago--but I have also recently memorized the presidents' years in office, so this FJ! was up my alley. I really liked t...
by BigDaddyMatty
Tue Dec 10, 2019 4:59 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Friday, December 6, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 56
Views: 5041

Re: Friday, December 6, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Coryat: 38,600 50 R/1 W DD: 3/3 FJ: :mrgreen: LT: 12 (DD), William the Conqueror, rickets science Given the FJ! category, I felt it perfectly appropriate to prepare by humming "The Final Countdown." The clue seemed like a WECIB, but apparently the "WE" is Germany. Maybe Jennifer and Katie read the c...