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alietr wrote:
Wed Apr 22, 2020 6:01 pm
Today's contestant was 2010 J! College Tournament Champion Erin McLean.

http://www.j-archive.com/showplayer.php ... rin+mclean
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Bummer she fell just short. She did really well, but once Jonathan said Stowe, I knew she was toast.
I was able to edit this on Erin's 7553 J! page: Erin won $1,000 on <i>Master Minds</i> on 2020-04-22.

while it would not take on her 7061 page for some reason.

Earlier this afternoon before I watched the game I saw LSV had a post. That put me on alert that perhaps there was a J! alum to watch for and I spotted Erin when I saw the game. I think I would have caught on to Erin being familiar anyway though with the unintentional heads up I was able to watch with a J! rooting interest.

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Stats through the 4/24/20 game (YouTube preview game not included):
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Appearances
Jonathan: 15
Ken: 15
Muffy: 15

Bonus Round Outright Wins
Ken: 9
Muffy: 2
Jonathan: 1

Bonus Round Losses
Muffy: 2

Bonus Round Ties
Jonathan: 1 (Contestant Missed Tiebreaker)

Master Mind Bonus Round Average Score (Out of possible 5)
Ken: 4.11 (9 times)
Jonathan: 4 (2 times)
Muffy: 3.25 (4 times)


Bonus Round Wins By Contestant
4/10 - Marshall (4-3 against Muffy)
4/20 - Simon (2-1 against Muffy)

Master Mind Wins Against Other Master Minds
Ken: 9
Muffy: 4
Jonathan: 2


Master Mind Eliminated After Second Round
Muffy: 9
Jonathan: 5
Ken: 1

Master Mind Runner-Up Against Other Master Minds
Jonathan: 8
Ken: 5
Muffy: 2

Average 3-Round Score Per Appearance
Ken: 4393
Muffy: 2073
Jonathan: 1933

Highest Scores by Master Minds through 3 Rounds
Ken: 6600
Muffy: 6000
Jonathan: 4400

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Friday 4/24 had Alexandra (called Alex on Master Minds) on
http://www.j-archive.com/showplayer.php?player_id=12019

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Rafferty Barnes wrote:
Mon Apr 27, 2020 1:14 pm
Friday 4/24 had Alexandra (called Alex on Master Minds) on
http://www.j-archive.com/showplayer.php?player_id=12019
Thanks, I gave Alexandra a new line.

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LucarioSnooperVixey wrote:
Tue Apr 28, 2020 3:18 am
On Monday's episode: http://www.j-archive.com/showplayer.php?player_id=5613
Trusting your intel, I gave him a participation trophy with a line on his J! bio. Thanks for the tip.

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MarkBarrett wrote:
Wed Apr 22, 2020 10:18 pm
alietr wrote:
Wed Apr 22, 2020 6:01 pm
Today's contestant was 2010 J! College Tournament Champion Erin McLean.

http://www.j-archive.com/showplayer.php ... rin+mclean
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Bummer she fell just short. She did really well, but once Jonathan said Stowe, I knew she was toast.
I was able to edit this on Erin's 7553 J! page: Erin won $1,000 on <i>Master Minds</i> on 2020-04-22.

while it would not take on her 7061 page for some reason.

Earlier this afternoon before I watched the game I saw LSV had a post. That put me on alert that perhaps there was a J! alum to watch for and I spotted Erin when I saw the game. I think I would have caught on to Erin being familiar anyway though with the unintentional heads up I was able to watch with a J! rooting interest.
Erin also won $5,000 on Who Wants to be a Millionaire on April 29th, 2016.

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hanzz wrote:
Tue Apr 28, 2020 4:00 pm
MarkBarrett wrote:
Wed Apr 22, 2020 10:18 pm
alietr wrote:
Wed Apr 22, 2020 6:01 pm
Today's contestant was 2010 J! College Tournament Champion Erin McLean.

http://www.j-archive.com/showplayer.php ... rin+mclean
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Bummer she fell just short. She did really well, but once Jonathan said Stowe, I knew she was toast.
I was able to edit this on Erin's 7553 J! page: Erin won $1,000 on <i>Master Minds</i> on 2020-04-22.

while it would not take on her 7061 page for some reason.

Earlier this afternoon before I watched the game I saw LSV had a post. That put me on alert that perhaps there was a J! alum to watch for and I spotted Erin when I saw the game. I think I would have caught on to Erin being familiar anyway though with the unintentional heads up I was able to watch with a J! rooting interest.
Erin also won $5,000 on Who Wants to be a Millionaire on April 29th, 2016.
Added to Erin's 7553 page. Thanks.

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A very gettable Ultimate Question on today's episode, unlike the previous one. You could see Ken mouthing the correct answer before Brooke announced it.
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Diego, who won $10,000 on the final episode of Best Ever Trivia Show, was on today's episode.
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Stats through the 5/1/20 game (YouTube preview game not included):
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Appearances
Jonathan: 20
Ken: 20
Muffy: 20

Bonus Round Outright Wins
Ken: 12
Jonathan: 2
Muffy: 2

Bonus Round Losses
Muffy: 2

Bonus Round Ties
Jonathan: 1 (Contestant Missed Tiebreaker)
Ken: 1 (Contestant Missed Tiebreaker)

Master Mind Bonus Round Average Score (Out of possible 5)
Ken: 4.15 (13 times)
Jonathan: 4 (3 times)
Muffy: 3.25 (4 times)

Bonus Round 5/5 by Master Mind
Ken: 6
Jonathan: 1
Muffy: 1

Bonus Round Wins By Contestant
4/10 - Marshall (4-3 against Muffy)
4/20 - Simon (2-1 against Muffy)

Master Mind Wins Against Other Master Minds
Ken: 13
Muffy: 4
Jonathan: 3

Master Mind Eliminated After Second Round
Muffy: 12
Jonathan: 7
Ken: 1

Master Mind Runner-Up Against Other Master Minds
Jonathan: 10
Ken: 6
Muffy: 4

Average 3-Round Score Per Appearance
Ken: 4345
Muffy: 2060
Jonathan: 1875

Highest Scores by Master Minds through 3 Rounds
Ken: 6600
Muffy: 6000
Jonathan: 4400

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LucarioSnooperVixey wrote:
Fri May 01, 2020 4:03 pm
Diego, who won $10,000 on the final episode of Best Ever Trivia Show, was on today's episode.
Good for the show for bringing Diego back to play again. Thanks for posting as I had not noticed.

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On Facebook this morning I received a tip that Catherine had appeared previously on Winning Lines with Dick Clark and won $500,000 so extra good by Connie to win yesterday's game against two "ringers".

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S32 player Ted Johnson was on today's show, coming in 2nd place.

Just started watching as we now have GSN again, I like the show!

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threearruda wrote:
Mon May 04, 2020 4:40 pm
S32 player Ted Johnson was on today's show, coming in 2nd place.

Just started watching as we now have GSN again, I like the show!
Bio line added, thanks.
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When it was introduced to the U.S. in the 1920s what was known as “liquid fire”- Irish coffee, neon signs or TABASCO?
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Did Ken guess the coffee or the sauce? Strange miss by him for the first round.

Wendy's wish for winning the big bucks was an Airstream. Sure, dream big. Especially on a show with GSN's budget.

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I noticed that the challengers' podiums are separated, but the Master Minds' podiums are not.

Also, although the Stella Artois beer logo has the year 1366, it turns out it was introduced in 1926. I am a bit confused about that.
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LucarioSnooperVixey wrote:
Tue May 05, 2020 2:36 pm
I noticed that the challengers' podiums are separated, but the Master Minds' podiums are not.

Also, although the Stella Artois beer logo has the year 1366, it turns out it was introduced in 1926. I am a bit confused about that.
The year 1366 refers to the date the brewery was founded. (It was originally called "Den Hoorn" brewery, which is why there is a horn in the logo. Sebastian Artois bought it and renamed it after himself in the early 1700s.) Stella Artois was created as a Christmas beer in 1926 ("stella" referring to the Christmas star).
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First game with Arianna Haut and first without Ken. Nothing much else was different though.

Dayturnal? :lol:

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MarkBarrett wrote:
Tue May 05, 2020 7:36 pm
First game with Arianna Haut and first without Ken. Nothing much else was different though.

Dayturnal? :lol:
Hey, it was worth the try.

Yeah, I'd be thanking my lucky stars not to see Ken there.

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