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by StevenH
Wed Nov 14, 2018 4:08 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Should the Teen Tournament Winner Get a TOC Invite?
Replies: 29
Views: 891

Re: Should the Teen Tournament Winner Get a TOC Invite?

I should add that I do think that teen champions should be considered for super tournaments. They sometimes are, but none of the post-Chacko George Teen Tournament winners was considered for the BotD tournament. I can't imagine that any of them would have been picked, but they should have been able ...
by StevenH
Wed Nov 14, 2018 2:32 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Wednesday, November 14, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 18
Views: 441

Re: Wednesday, November 14, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Karl Marx was my first guess, going strictly from the first 5 words of the clue. I knew to make the switch, though I would have loved to have written Marx just for fun.
by StevenH
Mon Nov 12, 2018 7:18 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Monday, November 12, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 40
Views: 973

Re: Monday, November 12, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

I made the lucky guess on FJ. I couldn't think of any big world event from 2014 that was tied to a certain country. So which country has caused controversy over the past few years? North Korea? Probably wouldn't be a part of a notable economic bloc. Russia? That seems a good a guess as anything. See...
by StevenH
Mon Nov 12, 2018 10:58 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Should the Teen Tournament Winner Get a TOC Invite?
Replies: 29
Views: 891

Re: Should the Teen Tournament Winner Get a TOC Invite?

Sorry, but I have to vote no. In general the teen tournament winners just were not competitive enough to warrant invites to the ToC over a 3x or 4x winner from the regular episodes. Yes, there were some exceptions, like Eric Newhouse, Matt Zielenski, and Amanda Goad, but aside from maybe Newhouse ev...
by StevenH
Fri Nov 09, 2018 8:00 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Friday, November 9, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 22
Views: 956

Re: Friday, November 9, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

I don't remember the exact wording of the clue, but could "aerospace engineer" have been acceptable for rocket scientist? I knew Urals, but I precalled the "Caucasus" neg. I distinctly remember one of my high school Spanish teachers telling us that Cinco de Mayo was more of a southwest U.S. than a S...
by StevenH
Wed Nov 07, 2018 3:10 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Wednesday, November 7, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 56
Views: 1650

Re: Wednesday, November 7, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

I have also not heard of that musical, though musicals are one of my worst categories.
by StevenH
Sun Nov 04, 2018 7:13 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Etiquette question
Replies: 14
Views: 617

Re: Etiquette question

I think it's fine to resurrect the threads, as it isn't uncommon for that to happen to old game threads as it is. I feel like the Netflix thread should be more for general discussion about games appearing on Netflix or whatever other platform. And I also think that creating brand new threads for dis...
by StevenH
Fri Nov 02, 2018 7:58 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Friday, November 2, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 45
Views: 1251

Re: Friday, November 2, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Lach trash on Ampere.

Not the FJ clue that I would want to see after I lost the lead on clue 60.
by StevenH
Mon Oct 08, 2018 4:10 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Monday, October 8, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 34
Views: 1334

Re: Monday, October 8, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

This might be FJ clue where my lacking knowledge of a subject, in this case The Bible, actually helped me. I thought that Moses seemed too obvious, but I had nobody else to guess.
by StevenH
Mon Oct 01, 2018 4:50 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Monday, October 1, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 52
Views: 1767

Re: Monday, October 1, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

I got FJ after about 5 seconds. I am not a fan of the clue, though I would not have guessed it to be a TS.
by StevenH
Fri Sep 28, 2018 7:59 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Friday, September 28, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 40
Views: 1658

Re: Friday, September 28, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

I don't think that it was objectively a hard clue, but as someone who is not a movie buff I can't say for sure that I would have gotten FJ without Alex's impersonation. Of course, it may have also helped me that I seem to remember The Godfather coming up as a FJ clue not too long ago. The FJs for th...
by StevenH
Sun Sep 23, 2018 9:01 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: I can’t be on J
Replies: 9
Views: 949

Re: I can’t be on J

seaborgium wrote:
Sun Sep 23, 2018 8:33 pm
Matt Bruce got as far as the green room, but knew Ken Jennings, who was still taping, and thus couldn't play, and then someone he knew started working on the show before he ever got his chance.

Condolences.
So then how were Scott Blish and Alex Jacob able to play each other!?
by StevenH
Sun Sep 23, 2018 12:27 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: FJs for the 9/17/18 week
Replies: 34
Views: 966

Re: FJs for the 9/17/18 week

:( :( :( :( :(
:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

Not my best week.
by StevenH
Sat Sep 22, 2018 6:19 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Jeopardy All-Star Games
Replies: 146
Views: 8386

Re: Jeopardy All-Star Games

Colby's and Brad's teams look the strongest, but no result would surprise me with these teams.
by StevenH
Sat Sep 22, 2018 9:30 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Friday, September 21, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 39
Views: 1689

Re: Friday, September 21, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

I lost out on the 50 50 90 guess between von Braun and Goddard.

All I had on FJ was cerulean. For some reason I was thinking in terms of ancient names for countries. Talk about a forehead slapper!
by StevenH
Fri Sep 21, 2018 6:41 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Jeopardy All-Star Games
Replies: 146
Views: 8386

Re: Jeopardy All-Star Games

I don't have a problem with the normal QF system in tournaments, but I also don't like the idea of something happening like in the Teen Reunion tournament where there were 4 prelim games and then one finals. But yeah, TPTB do generally emphasize money won. It is the tiebreaker after number of games ...
by StevenH
Wed Sep 19, 2018 8:02 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Wednesday, September 19, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 33
Views: 1496

Re: Wednesday, September 19, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Patrick Henry was my first thought, but the mention of Boston turned me away from him since I associate him with Virginia. Then Sam Adams was my next thought. Then I switched to Paul Revere.
by StevenH
Thu Sep 13, 2018 3:55 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Thursday, September 13, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 47
Views: 1974

Re: Thursday, September 13, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Annapolis here on FJ, even though I knew that the year was off.
by StevenH
Tue Sep 11, 2018 5:59 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Jeopardy All-Star Games
Replies: 146
Views: 8386

Re: Jeopardy All-Star Games

I mostly agree with Mark, though I don't see how the team format works against Arthur more than anyone else who could have been picked. I also don't see how Joon or any other contestant *should* have been in the BotD when there were so few spots for so many deserving contestants. The only really egr...
by StevenH
Tue Sep 11, 2018 4:53 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Jeopardy All-Star Games
Replies: 146
Views: 8386

Re: Jeopardy All-Star Games

I see Arthur Chu's absence has already been discussed. I really hope he declined rather than was not invited, because it's a real slight if it's the latter. Right. I say this as someone who can definitely be rubbed the wrong way by Arthur’s personality and politics — I hope this was his decision, b...