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by DBear
Sat Apr 04, 2020 7:56 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: FJs for the 3/30/20 week
Replies: 21
Views: 332

Re: FJs for the 3/30/20 week

:mrgreen: :( :( :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
Geography, normally a strong category, let me down.
:| :| :| Really picked some winners this week
9/13 on DDs
by DBear
Fri Apr 03, 2020 9:42 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Friday, April 3, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 42
Views: 1271

Re: Friday, April 3, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

:( :D :D on DDs. Easy money for the taking in African geography.
I hope the surviving members of Rush are getting royalty checks, as the Rocinante was the name of the ship in "Cygnus X-1" :geek:
Instaget FJ. Newspaper guy + 1906 + Hungarian name = Pulizer. :mrgreen:
by DBear
Thu Apr 02, 2020 8:37 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Thursday, April 2, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 58
Views: 1391

Re: Thursday, April 2, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

:roll: :) :?: on DDs. Once again the third DD is not found. Seriously, named for the Mini Cooper? :shock:
Stumbled into the correct FJ! response after swatting away The Great Gatsby. :mrgreen:
by DBear
Wed Apr 01, 2020 9:41 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Wednesday, April 1, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 45
Views: 1381

Re: Wednesday, April 1, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

:( :D :?: For DDs. Guessed I, Claudius for Ben-Hur, and jeers to the contestants for running away from Science Terms & Crusades, not getting to the third DD. :P
Alberta & Saskatchewan for FJ :x
Knew I heard Mehta's name from somewhere before the interviews :geek:
by DBear
Wed Apr 01, 2020 6:54 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: 2020 Current Events Study Guide
Replies: 167
Views: 40723

Re: 2020 Current Events Study Guide

The CARES Act was passed, standing for Coronavirus Aid, Recovery, & Economic Stimulus Act.
by DBear
Tue Mar 31, 2020 8:51 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Tuesday, March 31, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 35
Views: 1327

Re: Tuesday, March 31, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

:D :D :( on DDs. Went with Marshall Field's for Sears.
:( Could not get New Hampshire, went with New Jersey to have something.
by DBear
Mon Mar 30, 2020 8:37 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Monday, March 30, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 47
Views: 1552

Re: Monday, March 30, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

:D :D :D on DDs.
FJ ended up being a WECIB :mrgreen:
Kyle clearly knew FJ, he just wanted to give a joke answer since it didn't cost anything. ;)
by DBear
Sat Mar 28, 2020 8:39 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: FJs for the 3/23/20 week
Replies: 28
Views: 638

Re: FJs for the 3/23/20 week

:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :x
had Eisenhower
:| :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
Had NFI
by DBear
Sat Mar 28, 2020 2:34 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Friday, March 27, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 64
Views: 2158

Re: Friday, March 27, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

This game will be very frustrating for those who have taken & passed the test many times without an audition or THE CALL in wishing this was their day to be on stage. Perhaps my proudest moment was the $2K in LT for knowing the name of the railroad early in the DJ round. When I was a lad my father ...
by DBear
Fri Mar 27, 2020 10:16 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Friday, March 27, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 64
Views: 2158

Re: Friday, March 27, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Talked myself out a perfecto by switching to Ike in FJ. :x
:D :( :D on DDs. Also fell for the Santa Fe distractor.
by DBear
Thu Mar 26, 2020 8:41 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Thursday, March 26, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 51
Views: 1549

Re: Thursday, March 26, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Jelly Beans was a precall for the Presidential Sweets category, so of course I got the DD. 8-)
:) :) :) For DDs.
Was expecting something tricky for FJ such as West Africa or Pacific islands. The actual FJ was instaget for me. :mrgreen:
by DBear
Wed Mar 25, 2020 8:49 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Wednesday, March 25, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 30
Views: 1345

Re: Wednesday, March 25, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Impressive comeback by the challengers in the DJ round. 8-)
Pre-called Brady Bill. Easy enough to switch to Lend-lease. :mrgreen:
:( :D :D on the DDs
by DBear
Tue Mar 24, 2020 8:53 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Tuesday, March 24, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 52
Views: 1793

Re: Tuesday, March 24, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Count me as another :o that FJ wasn't a triget. :mrgreen:
:( :( :D on the DDs. Guessed Jules Verne on the first. :?
by DBear
Mon Mar 23, 2020 10:34 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Our Current Situation
Replies: 16
Views: 1531

Re: Our Current Situation

I work for a certain retirement pensions company known for an odd-shaped building. Pretty much scrambling over the past week, but finally got a laptop with the software tools to work from home. Just in time, as the mayor just put Denver on shutdown starting tomorrow evening.
by DBear
Mon Mar 23, 2020 10:29 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Monday, March 23, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 53
Views: 1954

Re: Monday, March 23, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

How is Lobster Thermidor a TS? I've heard of it and I live a thousand miles from the ocean. :o
:( :( :D on the DDs, matching the contestants in the misses .
Fawlty Towers in the '70s? Monty Python would've been a better guess. :shock:
FJ was pure WECIB. :mrgreen:
by DBear
Sat Mar 21, 2020 11:54 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: FJs for the 3/16/20 week
Replies: 35
Views: 964

Re: FJs for the 3/16/20 week

Is this the record for lowest percentage rate of any top-row clue in regular competition?
by DBear
Sat Mar 21, 2020 8:37 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: FJs for the 3/16/20 week
Replies: 35
Views: 964

Re: FJs for the 3/16/20 week

:( :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
Normally I complain about Broadway or Hollywood FJs, but this was gettable.
:| :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
Pick a random bird species? No thanks.
by DBear
Fri Mar 20, 2020 6:23 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Friday, March 20, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 55
Views: 2039

Re: Friday, March 20, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

The Chilean coup pointed me to the right answer in FJ :mrgreen:
3/3 on the DDs. :D :D :D
by DBear
Thu Mar 19, 2020 7:14 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Thursday, March 19, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 31
Views: 1729

Re: Thursday, March 19, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Got FJ after swatting away Cuba as a distractor. :mrgreen:
Doc Holliday as a vet. Oof. :shock:
by DBear
Wed Mar 18, 2020 10:17 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Tuesday, March 17, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 26
Views: 1555

Re: Tuesday, March 17, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

One Country, Two Systems was Pavlov for China to me. :mrgreen: