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Re: Tuesday, June 19, 2012 Game Recap & Discussion (SPOILERS)

Postby TenPoundHammer » Wed Jun 20, 2012 11:45 pm

I'm totally stuck in a FJ! rut and can't seem to figure out a way how to change it.

I mean, I tried to reason this one out, but even thinking "well, initials would have to mean a town name comprising at least two words" got me nothing but dead ends.
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Re: Tuesday, June 19, 2012 Game Recap & Discussion (SPOILERS)

Postby econgator » Wed Jun 20, 2012 11:50 pm

Volante wrote:Wasn't a fan of the water one...at least, not when rivers were concerned. "Wait, which Great Lake is Montreal on?...it isn't...but..."


Had I just not watched the Montreal Grand Prix last weekend, it may have taken me a bit longer.
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Re: Tuesday, June 19, 2012 Game Recap & Discussion (SPOILERS)

Postby mswanson » Wed Jun 20, 2012 11:55 pm

Vanya wrote:
mswanson wrote:Re: the Winner's Circle segments, I think they just do a single one once the champion's run has ended now instead of after every game. The champ does record a new hometown howdy before retreating to the green room, though. I actually miss the written blog posts by champions. Those, I thought, were more interesting and varied and gave a much greater insight into the experience than the sort of stilted interviews with the silent, disembodied interrogator that they have now...


Grab everyone from your what?

Triple-decker. An incredibly common type of multi-family housing in Boston and especially Somerville, with three apartments stacked on top of one another, usually with three porches in the front and back. I know, I said it really fast... Hometown howdies were kind of mortifying to do!
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Re: Tuesday, June 19, 2012 Game Recap & Discussion (SPOILERS)

Postby bpmod » Thu Jun 21, 2012 12:04 am

Volante wrote:"Wait, which Great Lake is Montreal on?...it isn't...but..."

For future reference:

The Great Lakes border 8 US States, but only one Canadian Province.

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Re: Tuesday, June 19, 2012 Game Recap & Discussion (SPOILERS)

Postby Volante » Thu Jun 21, 2012 12:08 am

bpmod wrote:
Volante wrote:"Wait, which Great Lake is Montreal on?...it isn't...but..."

For future reference:

The Great Lakes border 8 US States, but only one Canadian Province.

Brian

Yeah, that's what threw me for a loop. I hadn't gotten down to rivers yet, what with the first being an ocean and the next a bay.
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Re: Tuesday, June 19, 2012 Game Recap & Discussion (SPOILERS)

Postby TenPoundHammer » Thu Jun 21, 2012 12:10 am

Volante wrote:Yeah, that's what threw me for a loop. I hadn't gotten down to rivers yet, what with the first being an ocean and the next a bay.


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Re: Tuesday, June 19, 2012 Game Recap & Discussion (SPOILERS)

Postby Paucle » Thu Jun 21, 2012 12:36 am

kristinsausville wrote:Why did I stick an apostrophe in "screenshots"? That's embarrassing.

plurastrophe! plurastrophe!
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Re: Tuesday, June 19, 2012 Game Recap & Discussion (SPOILERS)

Postby mswanson » Thu Jun 21, 2012 12:44 am

Paucle wrote:
kristinsausville wrote:Why did I stick an apostrophe in "screenshots"? That's embarrassing.

plurastrophe! plurastrophe!

What a delightful term, for such a TERRIBLE phenomenon.
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Re: Tuesday, June 19, 2012 Game Recap & Discussion (SPOILERS)

Postby alietr » Thu Jun 21, 2012 7:59 am

Today's CrosSynergy crossword in The Washington Post:

1 Across (5 letters) - Like Jeopardy! contestants
29 Down (5 letters) - Fabric first created at DuPont
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Re: Tuesday, June 19, 2012 Game Recap & Discussion (SPOILERS)

Postby Vanya » Thu Jun 21, 2012 8:03 am

alietr wrote:Today's CrosSynergy crossword in The Washington Post:

1 Across (5 letters) - Like Jeopardy! contestants
29 Down (5 letters) - Fabric first created at DuPont


Nerds/Nylon?
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Re: Tuesday, June 19, 2012 Game Recap & Discussion (SPOILERS)

Postby jeff6286 » Thu Jun 21, 2012 9:10 am

Vanya wrote:
alietr wrote:Today's CrosSynergy crossword in The Washington Post:

1 Across (5 letters) - Like Jeopardy! contestants
29 Down (5 letters) - Fabric first created at DuPont


Nerds/Nylon?


That would be nerdy. My guess was going to be brite.
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Re: Tuesday, June 19, 2012 Game Recap & Discussion (SPOILERS)

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Re: Tuesday, June 19, 2012 Game Recap & Discussion (SPOILERS)

Postby alamble » Thu Jun 21, 2012 12:05 pm

TenPoundHammer wrote:Crimson & Clover seemed way, way undervalued at $200 IMO.

Yeah, no. Crimson and Clover is a standard of Classic Rock/Oldies radio playlists.
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Re: Tuesday, June 19, 2012 Game Recap & Discussion (SPOILERS)

Postby DBear » Thu Jun 21, 2012 4:45 pm

alamble wrote:
TenPoundHammer wrote:Crimson & Clover seemed way, way undervalued at $200 IMO.

Yeah, no. Crimson and Clover is a standard of Classic Rock/Oldies radio playlists.


Yeah, Tommy James and the Shondells originally did the song in the '60s, and Joan Jett did a well-known cover in the '80s.
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Re: Tuesday, June 19, 2012 Game Recap & Discussion (SPOILERS)

Postby dhkendall » Thu Jun 21, 2012 6:22 pm

mswanson wrote:Hometown howdies were kind of mortifying to do!


You can be relieved that the only people who seem to watch them is us. (Despite having several contestants in the past few months (well, a couple anyways) from the Twin Cities area, I have not once seen a Hometown Howdy on KARE (my J! station).)

The subsequent howdies that you tape after you win are seen by even less people, since jeopardy.com doesn't seem to show them, they seem to be very elusive.
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Re: Tuesday, June 19, 2012 Game Recap & Discussion (SPOILERS)

Postby Paucle » Thu Jun 21, 2012 6:25 pm

DBear wrote:
alamble wrote:
TenPoundHammer wrote:Crimson & Clover seemed way, way undervalued at $200 IMO.
Yeah, no. Crimson and Clover is a standard of Classic Rock/Oldies radio playlists.
Yeah, Tommy James and the Shondells originally did the song in the '60s, and Joan Jett did a well-known cover in the '80s.

Yeah, mentioning Joan Jett to TPH as a reference doesn't help. You know he don't hardly know her.
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Re: Tuesday, June 19, 2012 Game Recap & Discussion (SPOILERS)

Postby reddpen » Thu Jun 21, 2012 6:52 pm

TenPoundHammer wrote:Is it really that well known that mozzarella is traditionally made from buffalo milk? New to me.

I'm straining for some cheesy bison pun with no luck. Hearing it now, buffalo seems vaguely familiar, but watching I rang in with sheep. Not your every day R/W juxtaposition.
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Spoilered because it refers to Wednesday's game:
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Pretty sure I scribbled it in time -- was playing DJ from the archives thanks to the NBA Finals feeding my DVR as much WOF as J!. All thanks and praise to the archivists, especially Ms. Early Tuesday, debramc.
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Re: Tuesday, June 19, 2012 Game Recap & Discussion (SPOILERS)

Postby debramc » Sat Jun 23, 2012 5:05 pm

davey wrote:
TenPoundHammer wrote:
Is it really that well known that mozzarella is traditionally made from buffalo milk? New to me.


Buffalo mozzarella is pretty common at hoity-toity food places...though if someone asked I would have guessed it was an American development, since I didn't know they had buffalo in Italy.

The "buffalo" mozzarella is made from are water buffalo. (Also pretty strange to imagine in Italy.) Our "buffalo" are bison, only found in N. America. And, most importantly, bison have tiny little teats (I just learned this about 2 weeks ago!) and even if they were tame would be verrry difficult to milk. So regardless where you are in the world, if it's a dairy product from "buffalo", it's water buffalo.

(Sincerely, your resident milk-product expert)
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Re: Tuesday, June 19, 2012 Game Recap & Discussion (SPOILERS)

Postby bpmod » Sat Jun 23, 2012 6:08 pm

debramc wrote:The "buffalo" mozzarella is made from are water buffalo. (Also pretty strange to imagine in Italy.) Our "buffalo" are bison, only found in N. America. And, most importantly, bison have tiny little teats (I just learned this about 2 weeks ago!) and even if they were tame would be verrry difficult to milk. So regardless where you are in the world, if it's a dairy product from "buffalo", it's water buffalo.

(Sincerely, your resident milk-product expert)

And here I thought that you only knew about Mare's Milk.

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Re: Tuesday, June 19, 2012 Game Recap & Discussion (SPOILERS)

Postby debramc » Sat Jun 23, 2012 6:11 pm

bpmod wrote:
debramc wrote:The "buffalo" mozzarella is made from are water buffalo. (Also pretty strange to imagine in Italy.) Our "buffalo" are bison, only found in N. America. And, most importantly, bison have tiny little teats (I just learned this about 2 weeks ago!) and even if they were tame would be verrry difficult to milk. So regardless where you are in the world, if it's a dairy product from "buffalo", it's water buffalo.

(Sincerely, your resident milk-product expert)

And here I thought that you only knew about Mare's Milk.

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Yeah, the problem is that's the one I didn't know.
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