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by CailinGaoilge
Wed Nov 04, 2015 11:32 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Wednesday, November 4, 2015 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 88
Views: 8017

Re: Wednesday, November 4, 2015 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]

I know what they look like physically, but spotted only purple and vegetable with no visual cues, it was a coinflip wasn't it? Radish: https://sp.yimg.com/xj/th?id=OIP.M24ece06a275d235e82426c3680484deeo0&pid=15.1&P=0&w=300&h=300 Eggplant (or aubergine, as the rest of the world calls it: https://sp....
by CailinGaoilge
Mon Nov 02, 2015 10:54 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: 2015 ToC Contestants and Match-up [SPOILERS]
Replies: 2
Views: 758

Re: 2015 ToC Contestants and Match-up [SPOILERS]

JayK33 wrote:It's already been discussed in this thread: viewtopic.php?f=1&t=3121&start=40
Thank you; I hadn't realised that thread had added the match-ups.
by CailinGaoilge
Mon Nov 02, 2015 10:39 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Monday, November 2, 2015 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 85
Views: 10497

Re: Monday, November 2, 2015 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]

Greek only has one word for both turtle and tortoise, χελώνα (chelone). How odd, then, that the reptile in the title of the fable has pretty much universally been translated into English as "tortoise." ETA: Linnaeus would have been appalled at the laziness of the Greek language. :D Exactly; simply ...
by CailinGaoilge
Mon Nov 02, 2015 10:13 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Monday, November 2, 2015 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 85
Views: 10497

Re: Monday, November 2, 2015 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]

If I recall correctly, and I'm pretty sure that I do, the answer given and accepted for the Aesop question seeking to identify the story by the quote Slow and Steady Wins the Race was The Turtle and the Hare . Wrong, surely? Unless there's an alternative name for this fable in the US of which I am ...
by CailinGaoilge
Mon Nov 02, 2015 10:10 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: 2015 ToC Contestants and Match-up [SPOILERS]
Replies: 2
Views: 758

2015 ToC Contestants and Match-up [SPOILERS]

I don't see this posted anywhere on the forum. Despite Alex saying in today's (Monday 2nd) show that any of the contestants could still make it to the ToC, the 15 quarterfinalists have been announced and the first week of matches is posted. Tournament of Champions 2015 Spoilers, natch ;) Congratulat...
by CailinGaoilge
Mon Nov 02, 2015 9:50 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Monday, November 2, 2015 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 85
Views: 10497

Re: Monday, November 2, 2015 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]

If I recall correctly, and I'm pretty sure that I do, the answer given and accepted for the Aesop question seeking to identify the story by the quote Slow and Steady Wins the Race was The Turtle and the Hare . Wrong, surely? Unless there's an alternative name for this fable in the US of which I am n...
by CailinGaoilge
Fri Oct 30, 2015 10:55 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Friday, October 30, 2015 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 85
Views: 10333

Re: Friday, October 30, 2015 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]

Much love to everyone here on the board. This is Justin. Double jeopardy just wasn't in my wheelhouse and when you are up there you blank on everything you train on and read. Hi Justin, As someone who enjoys watching but could never make it to the show, I admire the hell out of anyone who does. And...
by CailinGaoilge
Fri Oct 16, 2015 11:57 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Friday, October 16, 2015 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 116
Views: 13882

Re: Friday, October 16, 2015 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]

It didn't click until today, but Josh! reminds me of Moriarty from Sherlock . Yes! Oh, yes indeed. Hmm... like this: https://sp.yimg.com/xj/th?id=OIP.M7be6f4c3053b92db005e125c0d702aa0o2&pid=15.1&P=0&w=310&h=156 or perhaps like this: https://sp.yimg.com/xj/th?id=OIP.M4ee0164371fa25fa13f340190ba64701...
by CailinGaoilge
Thu Oct 15, 2015 8:40 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Thursday, October 15, 2015 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 88
Views: 9309

Re: Thursday, October 15, 2015 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]

. On a side note, I made the mistake of reading gator's post even though he's on my ignore list. Can he be banned the following? What fresh hell is this? After three weeks of that blowhard, I was hoping for a few games of Michael's mellowness. Instead we are assaulted by another blowhard, one who b...
by CailinGaoilge
Thu Oct 15, 2015 8:13 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Wednesday, October 14, 2015 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 151
Views: 19363

Re: Wednesday, October 14, 2015 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]

EDIT: Oh and Twitter is going BESERK right now. So is the Blue Jays fan board. I didn't even know they got Jeopardy ! in Toronto. Considering the number of Canadians who compete on Jeopardy, that should be a pretty easy guess. A-HEM! One of my pet peeves is people who equate Toronto with Canada. Th...
by CailinGaoilge
Wed Oct 14, 2015 10:52 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Wednesday, October 14, 2015 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 151
Views: 19363

Re: Wednesday, October 14, 2015 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]

[Matt's] constant rudeness to Alex, I think, has alienated a lot of regular J! watchers. I really wish that, before you posted any of this tripe, you might think of some actual evidence of said rudeness. I won't even ask you to prove that it is constant. Just one simple example. Brian Thank you for...
by CailinGaoilge
Wed Oct 14, 2015 10:02 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Wednesday, October 14, 2015 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 151
Views: 19363

Re: Wednesday, October 14, 2015 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]

floridagator wrote:
MitchO wrote: EDIT: Oh and Twitter is going BESERK right now.
So is the Blue Jays fan board. I didn't even know they got Jeopardy! in Toronto.
Considering the number of Canadians who compete on Jeopardy, that should be a pretty easy guess.
by CailinGaoilge
Wed Oct 14, 2015 8:22 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Tuesday, October 13, 2015 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 47
Views: 8128

Re: Tuesday, October 13, 2015 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]

erak wrote:Is it just me, or does Matt hit back-to-back Daily Doubles in the DJ round nearly every episode?
He's certainly done it in the last three, IIRC. I keep waiting for the Roger Craig move.
by CailinGaoilge
Sat Oct 10, 2015 6:28 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Wednesday, October 7, 2015 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 111
Views: 12498

Re: Wednesday, October 7, 2015 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]

TheSunWillComeOut wrote: *waves* Welcome to the board, CailinGaoilge! Isn't it fun to finally decloak?
Thank you, and yes it is!
by CailinGaoilge
Sat Oct 10, 2015 6:26 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Matt Jackson: A Profile
Replies: 41
Views: 6516

Re: Matt Jackson: A Profile

Thank you for your comments on Matt - both interesting and good to see a positive perspective. I'm a huge admirer of his performance on Jeopardy! Also, thanks for the explanation of quiz bowl, which is something I was not familiar with, as a recent-ish arrival to this side of the Atlantic. From your...
by CailinGaoilge
Thu Oct 08, 2015 11:15 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Thursday, October 8, 2015 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 134
Views: 16533

Re: Thursday, October 8, 2015 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]

The weekly poll will some of those got one and not the other type options. Cyrillic was an instaget and Greek never occurred to me. To complete my response I wrote Gaelic. Irish is indeed an official language of the EU, but Gaelic - whether Scots or Irish - uses the Latin alphabet, though with a co...
by CailinGaoilge
Wed Oct 07, 2015 11:23 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Tuesday, October 6, 2015 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 82
Views: 9534

Re: Tuesday, October 6, 2015 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]

Am I the only one that noticed that the way that Matt wrote down his Final Jeopardy response was a very subtle, bitter insult against Alex Trebek? He got docked by $4000 earlier for his response of Turegenev when he probably knew that the author's first name was Ivan. Then in Final Jeopardy, when h...
by CailinGaoilge
Wed Oct 07, 2015 9:40 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Wednesday, October 7, 2015 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 111
Views: 12498

Re: Wednesday, October 7, 2015 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]

OntarioQuizzer wrote:
CailinGaoilge wrote: And a question: I've looked, but can't find one. Is there a JBoard acronym index anywhere? I've figured out many, but TOM still defeats me...
Welcome!

http://www.j-archive.com/help.php#teaseoutmetric has the expansion you're looking for (as well as other jargony definitions)
MANY thanks!
by CailinGaoilge
Wed Oct 07, 2015 8:42 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Wednesday, October 7, 2015 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 111
Views: 12498

Re: Wednesday, October 7, 2015 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]

deborah64 wrote:I really wish Allison had properly wagered the DD. I find Matt rather obnoxious and would like to see him ousted as I find his rudeness very distracting.
Can you please give some examples of his 'rudeness', as I don't find him rude at all.
by CailinGaoilge
Wed Oct 07, 2015 8:40 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Wednesday, October 7, 2015 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 111
Views: 12498

Re: Wednesday, October 7, 2015 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]

That FJ was the biggest cupcake of the season so far IMO. Susan, arrrrghhhhh, just read the clue right She did read it correctly. When Alex read her answer, she said she'd tried but couldn't remember the character's name. BTW, hi :) Been lurking here and enjoying the discussions since Jennifer's ti...