Fourth Podium Poll for 12/2/2019 (SPOILERS)

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Which of these triple stumpers did you get?

$600 MILITARY JARGON & SLANG: Onboard a U.S. Navy ship, "pollywogs" turn into "shellbacks" when they've crossed this geographic line
63
81%
$1000 MILITARY JARGON & SLANG: Ejecting from an aircraft & using a parachute is called "hitting" this fabric
30
38%
$600 5 CLICKS: Ray & Tom Magliozzi were known as Click & Clack, the Tappet Brothers, when they hosted this long-running NPR radio show
59
76%
$800 5 CLICKS: Heard by the musicians, click tracks use this device to keep tempo in a song
67
86%
$600 I WON'T BE IN TODAY: From Billy Clanton, October 26, 1881: Got a dental appointment... with this killer dentist
59
76%
$400 2019 NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC TRAVEL PHOTO CONTEST: The giant wave here was captured on the east side of this island of about a million people where big waves are a way of life (Joanna: What is Hawaii? Big Island?)
35
45%
$200 I WON'T BE IN TODAY: To her teachers in Stockholm: I'm starting a strike to protest climate change, then sailing to New York; try me on sat phone (Note: no lach trash available here since Joanna was initially ruled correct)
44
56%
$2000 WHAT A DISASTER!: How bad can this Italian word be if it describes a bottle for Chianti?
16
21%
$2000 LITERARY WORKS OF THE 1820s: "Konrad Wallenrod" from 1828 is an epic poem about a Lithuanian prince fighting this invading German crusading order
23
29%
$1200 LAFAYETTE, IT IS THERE: Lafayette, Louisiana is home to the Live this Society, whose members are trees with girths of 8 feet or more
32
41%
$2000 POP QUIZ: Nirvana was Kurt Cobain, Dave Grohl & this bassist
29
37%
$1600 POP QUIZ: Real name Melissa, with albums like "Supa Dupa Fly" she's the 1st female hip-hop artist in the Songwriters Hall of Fame
30
38%
$1600 WHAT A DISASTER!: Before it described an accident, "contretemps" was a word for a false thrust or pass in this sport
61
78%
$1600 THE ELECTORAL COLLAGE: This word for a voting district is from Latin for "surrounding area"
44
56%
$1200 WHAT A DISASTER!: The book series about this "Scenario" includes "Retirement" & "Politics"
14
18%
$1200 LITERARY WORKS OF THE 1820s: He published many novels in the decade, including "The Pirate", set in the Shetland and Orkney Islands
14
18%
 
Total votes: 78

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Re: Fourth Podium Poll for 12/2/2019 (SPOILERS)

Post by Peter the accountant » Mon Dec 09, 2019 11:03 am

I'm still way behind on my DVR, but finally got to this game.

Was only $5800 on the stumpers, but I'll add in the two extras to get to 7400. A correct FJ from there gets me a win with any reasonable wager. Unless Mohammed's light bulb clicks 2 seconds quicker in this alternate universe.
--Peter

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