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by Vowela
Thu Jun 28, 2018 7:34 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Thursday, June 28, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 33
Views: 3118

Re: Thursday, June 28, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]

Is pronouncing IRA like the name Ira and not letter-by-letter common? I was surprised when that turned out to be about Investment Retirement Accounts and not about people named Ira :lol:.

And while I'm here, another Macbeth guess.
by Vowela
Thu Jun 28, 2018 3:06 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Wednesday, June 27, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 49
Views: 4534

Re: Wednesday, June 27, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]

It's funny that I was more confident in my answer for FJ! yesterday, but today is the one I got right. I got Masters from golf all right, but I wasn't sure I had the right sport in the first place, but whatever, a get's a get :lol:!
by Vowela
Thu Jun 28, 2018 2:50 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Tuesday, June 26, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 57
Views: 4496

Re: Tuesday, June 26, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]

Golf wrote:
Thu Jun 28, 2018 9:13 am
Vowela wrote:
Wed Jun 27, 2018 4:02 pm
Answering with the first country you can think of with a "Dha" capital ain't always going to get you to the right answer :lol:.
It's not?
Abu Dhabi came to me pretty quickly. I probably didn't try hard enough after that to think if someplace else might fit the clue a little better.
by Vowela
Wed Jun 27, 2018 4:02 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Tuesday, June 26, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 57
Views: 4496

Re: Tuesday, June 26, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]

United Arab Emirates was a perfectly valid guess, and what I went with. I can't think of anything that would've made it any better or worse a guess than Bangladesh, aside from it being wrong, anyway :P. I sort of agree with you. But the similarity to "Bollywood" made me start my search in the vicin...
by Vowela
Tue Jun 26, 2018 7:37 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Tuesday, June 26, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 57
Views: 4496

Re: Tuesday, June 26, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]

United Arab Emirates was a perfectly valid guess, and what I went with. I can't think of anything that would've made it any better or worse a guess than Bangladesh, aside from it being wrong, anyway :P.
by Vowela
Mon Jun 18, 2018 7:37 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Monday, June 18, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 50
Views: 5047

Re: Monday, June 18, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]

I don't see why GDP wasn't good enough. I'd have thought it qualified as an acronym that was understood enough as an answer, but I guess not? Definitely don't agree that it should've been negged after the fact if they wanted "gross domestic product" in full, anyway. At least it didn't really affect ...
by Vowela
Sat Jun 16, 2018 3:24 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Your guess for Thursday's FJ [SPOILER]
Replies: 25
Views: 2316

Re: Your guess for Thursday's FJ [SPOILER]

Sagittarius, with about 35% confidence. I was probably 95% confident that it was either that, Libra, or Gemini. That other 5% can get you sometimes, though.
by Vowela
Sat Jun 16, 2018 12:22 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Friday, June 15, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 49
Views: 5592

Re: Friday, June 15, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]

I had heard of Pentecost Island before, but all I really knew about it was that an island with that name existed. Didn't know where it was, so it seemed like a reasonable enough guess. Probably the best guess for an island that isn't anywhere near Africa, at least :lol:.
by Vowela
Fri Jun 15, 2018 2:23 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Thursday, June 14, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 66
Views: 5265

Re: Thursday, June 14, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]

I went with Sagittarius, feeling it was the most likely of the three I considered, along with Libra and Gemini. Which didn't matter, since the answer wasn't any of those three. The answer definitely took me by surprise. Was there a way to "solve" this clue, or was it just something you had to know o...
by Vowela
Tue Jun 12, 2018 11:53 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: The Official TPH Education Thread (POTENTIAL GAME DAY SPOILERS)
Replies: 3664
Views: 370872

Re: The Official TPH Education Thread (POTENTIAL GAME DAY SPOILERS)

Sometimes you just need to guess. Like today, you said you were deciding between Charlotte's Web and Babe, but didn't choose either because you weren't sure if either was right. It's OK not to be 100% sure, but it's important to guess anyway. A guess you aren't sure about is better than no guess. To...
by Vowela
Mon Jun 11, 2018 7:37 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Monday, June 11, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 65
Views: 6021

Re: Monday, June 11, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]

That's fine and I see your point. To me BRASS INSTRUMENTS seems narrow with a limited amount of choices and coupled with the DD standard bet of 2000 that did not even get her the lead I'm sensing more chicken than strategy in play. In fairness, the category name doesn't necessarily mean that the an...
by Vowela
Tue May 29, 2018 7:33 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Tuesday, May 29, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 45
Views: 4441

Re: Tuesday, May 29, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]

FJ! wasn't that hard, but it's really easy to overlook New Zealand when big ol' Australia is right there, too. Seems like such an easy mistake that I made.
by Vowela
Thu May 24, 2018 7:31 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Thursday, May 24, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 53
Views: 5084

Re: Thursday, May 24, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]

To think that five dollars made all the difference today :D.
by Vowela
Thu May 17, 2018 7:36 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Thursday, May 17, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 61
Views: 6342

Re: Thursday, May 17, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]

I guessed psciatica, just to guess something. Plumbago would've been just as random a guess on my part. At least the answer was perfectly guessable, but I don't really see a way to get this one without a lucky guess.
by Vowela
Wed May 16, 2018 1:57 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Tuesday, May 15, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 49
Views: 5525

Re: Tuesday, May 15, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]

I totally mixed up Arabic and Hebrew. Kinda' ashamed, since it looks like I'm the only one to make that mistake :oops:.
by Vowela
Mon May 14, 2018 8:00 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Monday, May 14, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 41
Views: 3924

Re: Monday, May 14, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]

Not an instaget for me, admittedly--haven't seen Gone with the Wind in forever--but still wasn't too hard for me to piece together. Surprised it was a triple stumper.
by Vowela
Fri May 11, 2018 7:38 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Friday, May 11, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 41
Views: 4331

Re: Friday, May 11, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]

Almost nothing is more frustrating than when you know the answer, you know you know the answer, but for whatever reason, you're unable to come up with it. I don't know why pocket veto refused to come to me here.
by Vowela
Wed May 09, 2018 7:40 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Wednesday, May 9, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 35
Views: 3647

Re: Wednesday, May 9, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]

Got FJ! through "galop," and worked backward to figure out it was the William Tell Overture, and the opera from there.

How was the "nothing" clue worded? Would "none" have been accepted there?
by Vowela
Mon May 07, 2018 8:09 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Monday, May 7, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 47
Views: 5315

Re: Monday, May 7, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]

I would not say William Fargo is "known for" transportation. Maybe shipping to a degree, but referring to that as transportation is a bit of a stretch. Guessed Chicago with no real confidence.
by Vowela
Thu Apr 26, 2018 1:51 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Wednesday, April 25, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 70
Views: 7360

Re: Wednesday, April 25, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]

I did ultimately get FJ! right, but for most of the think time I was wavering between British Colombia and the Yukon. Looking at a map now, I can't even tell if the Yukon touches the Pacific (maybe slightly?).