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Re: New old games in the J-Archive

Postby legendneverdies » Thu Jul 12, 2012 7:18 pm

Ivoryface86 wrote:And I'm surprised Mark that your affiliated station has never showed the end of the episode fee plugs from any of the Season 3 episodes that were shown in the afternoon as previous season repeats, like it did first-run when your affiliated station did show it.


That clip Mark just uploaded with the Jacoby and Meyers plug might have come from WPVI in Philly, who aired the previous season reruns at 11AM from 1985-88(save for 9/15/86-1/2/87 when they aired at 4PM). KYW in Philly picked up the first season of Trebek J!, and aired a week of reruns the week of 9/9-9/13/85, which is the first week WPVI aired J!. SO J! aired on two stations in Philly for one week.
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Re: New old games in the J-Archive

Postby MarkBarrett » Thu Jul 12, 2012 7:29 pm

Thanks, Joon. The fix is in. I've lived in San Francisco my whole life and the local NBC affiliate at the time showing J! was KRON. Might have come from Philadelphia? I just shake my head around here sometimes.
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Re: New old games in the J-Archive

Postby legendneverdies » Thu Jul 12, 2012 7:31 pm

MarkBarrett wrote:Thanks, Joon. The fix is in. I've lived in San Francisco my whole life and the local NBC affiliate at the time showing J! was KRON. Might have come from Philadelphia? I just shake my head around here sometimes.


I didn't realize that you were the person the clip came from originally, it could have come from someone in the trading circuit before you. Jacoby and Meyers were I think strictly a Northeast/Mid Atlantic advertiser in the 80s.
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Re: New old games in the J-Archive

Postby seaborgium » Thu Jul 12, 2012 9:47 pm

MarkBarrett wrote:2/5/87 has been added to the archive: http://www.j-archive.com/showgame.php?game_id=3943

With the scores close I thought the FJ round was a good one to upload to YouTube:

I've seen evenly spaced scores lead to a tie before, but not on the upside. I wonder if either wager was made with strategy in mind, or if it was just a happy coincidence that she wagered to tie and he wagered everything.
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Re: New old games in the J-Archive

Postby MarkBarrett » Thu Jul 12, 2012 10:03 pm

Before entering the game I typed Joel Nathanson's name in a Google search instead of an Archive search in looking to make sure he wasn't already in the archive. The second hit on Google was a website showing a picture of him looking older of course, and it does mention his three wins on the show: http://www.caringlaserdentist.com/Timon ... hanson.asp
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Re: New old games in the J-Archive

Postby Jeff-thecdboy » Fri Jul 13, 2012 2:48 pm

MarkBarrett wrote:With weekday Euro Cup over I will have time to put some more games in before the Olympics start at the end of July. Any requests?


I don't know if I'm too late for possible requests or not, but I was wondering if you had any eps. from the 1990-91, 1991-92, and/or 1994-95 seasons in your collection that are not in the archive? I don't care if they're regular or tournament episodes.
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Re: New old games in the J-Archive

Postby MarkBarrett » Fri Jul 13, 2012 3:01 pm

Jeff-thecdboy wrote:
MarkBarrett wrote:With weekday Euro Cup over I will have time to put some more games in before the Olympics start at the end of July. Any requests?


I don't know if I'm too late for possible requests or not, but I was wondering if you had any eps. from the 1990-91, 1991-92, and/or 1994-95 seasons in your collection that are not in the archive? I don't care if they're regular or tournament episodes.


That's about 600 games, so I gotta have something. Jill B-C #1 is going in today. I'll try to find something interesting from your request for Monday.
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Re: New old games in the J-Archive

Postby MarkBarrett » Fri Jul 13, 2012 4:19 pm

Jill B-C debut is done: http://www.j-archive.com/showgame.php?game_id=1160

Which clue was the most likely to cause a neg?

State Gateways $1000
Frequently Asked Questions $800
Hey, Doc! $1600
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Re: New old games in the J-Archive

Postby Volante » Fri Jul 13, 2012 4:29 pm

MarkBarrett wrote:Jill B-C debut is done: http://www.j-archive.com/showgame.php?game_id=1160

Which clue was the most likely to cause a neg?

State Gateways $1000
Frequently Asked Questions $800
Hey, Doc! $1600

Hey, Doc was *cruel.*
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Re: New old games in the J-Archive

Postby plasticene » Fri Jul 13, 2012 4:48 pm

MarkBarrett wrote:Jill B-C debut is done: http://www.j-archive.com/showgame.php?game_id=1160

Which clue was the most likely to cause a neg?

State Gateways $1000
Frequently Asked Questions $800
Hey, Doc! $1600

The State Gateways was gettable, the FAQ was pure neg-bait, the Hey, Doc! was just plain unfair.

I think you need to add the letter T to the end of the answer for Words Within Words $800. If that's really what she said, the judges must not have caught it, because the shorter word doesn't fit the clue.
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Re: New old games in the J-Archive

Postby Volante » Fri Jul 13, 2012 4:58 pm

plasticene wrote:
MarkBarrett wrote:Jill B-C debut is done: http://www.j-archive.com/showgame.php?game_id=1160

Which clue was the most likely to cause a neg?

State Gateways $1000
Frequently Asked Questions $800
Hey, Doc! $1600

The State Gateways was gettable, the FAQ was pure neg-bait, the Hey, Doc! was just plain unfair.

I don't think FAQ was neg-bait per se, it just suffered from exact quote syndrome.
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Re: New old games in the J-Archive

Postby MarkBarrett » Fri Jul 13, 2012 5:05 pm

plasticene wrote:
MarkBarrett wrote:Jill B-C debut is done: http://www.j-archive.com/showgame.php?game_id=1160

Which clue was the most likely to cause a neg?

State Gateways $1000
Frequently Asked Questions $800
Hey, Doc! $1600

The State Gateways was gettable, the FAQ was pure neg-bait, the Hey, Doc! was just plain unfair.

I think you need to add the letter T to the end of the answer for Words Within Words $800. If that's really what she said, the judges must not have caught it, because the shorter word doesn't fit the clue.


I added the letter T. Thanks.
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Re: New old games in the J-Archive

Postby Jeff-thecdboy » Fri Jul 13, 2012 6:26 pm

MarkBarrett wrote:Jill B-C debut is done: http://www.j-archive.com/showgame.php?game_id=1160


How nice of Wendy to play for the tie in this game. Had Wendy got FJ! right, Jill B-C would probably be kicking herself right now for her underwager, and would not have come close to having the memorable fifth FJ! response she would eventually have.
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Re: New old games in the J-Archive

Postby seaborgium » Fri Jul 13, 2012 7:31 pm

I know of someone who once omitted a final D in FJ who would be upset that they accepted Jill's similar omission.
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Re: New old games in the J-Archive

Postby Bamaman » Fri Jul 13, 2012 9:05 pm

Jeff-thecdboy wrote:
MarkBarrett wrote:Jill B-C debut is done: http://www.j-archive.com/showgame.php?game_id=1160


How nice of Wendy to play for the tie in this game. Had Wendy got FJ! right, Jill B-C would probably be kicking herself right now for her underwager, and would not have come close to having the memorable fifth FJ! response she would eventually have.


Mark...did they say why they took Strom Thurmon?
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Re: New old games in the J-Archive

Postby jeff6286 » Fri Jul 13, 2012 9:33 pm

seaborgium wrote:I know of someone who once omitted a final D in FJ who would be upset that they accepted Jill's similar omission.


Who was this that omitted a final D?
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Re: New old games in the J-Archive

Postby RCraig » Fri Jul 13, 2012 9:47 pm

This got me thinking: How many games do the archivists have on tape yet to transcribe? Are there seasons (early ones?) that are probably lost to the mists of time (like the original incarnation, sadly)? Or is there hope that all seasons of the Trebek era will eventually be archived?

Big ups to all of the archivists (and also the jboard mafia)! Respek.
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Re: New old games in the J-Archive

Postby seaborgium » Fri Jul 13, 2012 9:48 pm

jeff6286 wrote:
seaborgium wrote:I know of someone who once omitted a final D in FJ who would be upset that they accepted Jill's similar omission.


Who was this that omitted a final D?

http://www.j-archive.com/showgame.php?game_id=829

She has shown up to the new Sony board a few times to complain about it.

At least Jill would have won either way.
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Re: New old games in the J-Archive

Postby Bamaman » Fri Jul 13, 2012 9:54 pm

She had no case, she spelled it wrong and was rightfully negged. They should not have taken Thurmon, (would Ted Kenney have been accepted?) but at least she would have won anyway.
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Re: New old games in the J-Archive

Postby MarkBarrett » Fri Jul 13, 2012 10:17 pm

Alex accepted Jill's FJ spelling with no hesitation. Wendy's gave him no pause as well. It was the Helms that cost her.

Roger: I don't know the answer, but for me I know I have more games not in the archive. If I did 10 or 15 per summer would I exhaust my collection? I seriously doubt it. My preference is to do regular games now that the TOCs are complete. Unless there is some attic collection with the old baseball card trove recently uncovered I don't think the early seasons will ever get near complete.

Archivist-wise there are a few of us sitting on more games than the average person.
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