Wednesday, December 4, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

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Re: Wednesday, December 4, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Post by twelvefootboy » Fri Dec 06, 2019 12:14 am

Late posting, but another Don Juan here. From what I see here, it is a Emanciptation Proclamation ruling.

Wow, Jennifer. This was a quiet beatdown. I liked the solid DD wagers - not quite up to Gnash's $5K/$5 rule of thumb, but sturdy bets with a hedge on the downside. But I was mostly shocked that she went ahead and put $10K out there for a category that Alex said was a tough one. That is James Holzhaueresque (except he would have bet $9812). It would be so easy to think - hmm, I made $35K with 30 minutes of work, do I really want to risk $10K on a blind clue?
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Post by floridagator » Fri Dec 06, 2019 10:06 pm

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Re: Wednesday, December 4, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Post by reddpen » Sat Dec 07, 2019 2:27 am

Category 13 wrote:
Thu Dec 05, 2019 1:12 am
TPH wrote:The Amtrak conductors have always said Dowagiac as "duh-WAH-jack". Johnny had "DOW-a-jack".
I grew up 30 miles from there and yes, it's 'Duh-WAH-giac'. Johnny butchered it so bad, I thought it was just some town I never heard of.
We'll see if he gets it right tomorrow and I hope Jennifer doesn't get jynxed for correcting him.
Pretty sure Johnny got it right on Friday.
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Re: Wednesday, December 4, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Post by BigDaddyMatty » Tue Dec 10, 2019 1:41 am

Coryat: 35,000
46 R/0 W
DD: 3/3
FJ: :mrgreen:
LT: "I'd Do Anything For Love"

Jennifer's knowledge and buzzer mojo were both impressive. It will be interesting to see whether she can keep it up for several games.

I had the good luck to run into something about Don Giovanni in the last week or two, so this FJ! was a slam dunk. Otherwise, I wouldn't have stood a chance.

I really appreciated the anti-negbait on the Meat Loaf song title. Letting us know that the title started with a contraction made what could have been a very nasty clue into a good one.
TenPoundHammer wrote:
Wed Dec 04, 2019 8:52 pm
How did Bangladesh "make sense" in Bengal for $200? I bombed that category.
They're forms of the same word. Bangladesh literally means "the country of Bengal."
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Thu Dec 05, 2019 12:01 am
Judges - safeTY deposit box? I feel safe with that one.
Sure. "Safe" and "safety" are both commonplace.
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Re: Wednesday, December 4, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Post by TenPoundHammer » Tue Dec 10, 2019 10:42 am

BigDaddyMatty wrote:
Tue Dec 10, 2019 1:41 am
TenPoundHammer wrote:
Wed Dec 04, 2019 8:52 pm
How did Bangladesh "make sense" in Bengal for $200? I bombed that category.
They're forms of the same word. Bangladesh literally means "the country of Bengal."
I somehow never made that connection. As usual. They just seemed like utterly different words.
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