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by Linear Gnome
Sat Dec 15, 2018 3:20 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Friday, December 14, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 27
Views: 928

Re: Friday, December 14, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

I may need to redact my compliment for her legal prowess - wasn't "corpus delecti" a TS? I seem to have my pedantic hat on today--it's "delicti" (though the closed caption also said "delecti". I recently served on a jury that resulted in a rare situation. The defense attorney told us during voir di...
by Linear Gnome
Fri Dec 14, 2018 9:59 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: LL79: For the LLamas
Replies: 283
Views: 5464

Re: LL79: For the LLamas

Pretty depressing to only get one right and have it be in your third best category (over .800). I was puzzled to be assigned 0 for the president question and 1 for Annie, not that it helped me.
by Linear Gnome
Fri Dec 14, 2018 9:57 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Thursday, December 13, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 29
Views: 779

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

twelvefootboy wrote:
Fri Dec 14, 2018 9:44 pm
Add one to the purse club, but I am always ambushed by my neglect of the categories and themes.
I usually try to be attuned to the categories, but blurted "purse" this time.
by Linear Gnome
Sat Dec 08, 2018 10:34 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: FJs for the 12/3/18 week
Replies: 28
Views: 499

Re: FJs for the 12/3/18 week

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

314235325(2/2,3/3TT)33(1/2TT,2/3)25, 41-24
by Linear Gnome
Sat Dec 08, 2018 10:32 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: FJs for the 11/26/18 week
Replies: 32
Views: 619

Re: FJs for the 11/26/18 week

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

Pretty sure I would have gotten McDormand from Fargo, likely from Coen brothers.
God Bless America on Wednesday.
Peter on Thursday.

314235325(2/2,3/3TT)33(1/2TT,2/3)2, 36-24
by Linear Gnome
Sat Dec 08, 2018 10:28 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: FJs for the 11/19/18 week
Replies: 34
Views: 691

Re: FJs for the 11/19/18 week

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

Apple on Tuesday, Garfield on Wednesday. Got Emerson and Thoreau, respectively.

314235325(2/2,3/3TT)33(1/2TT,2/3), 34-21
by Linear Gnome
Thu Dec 06, 2018 9:04 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Reretaken Down
Replies: 3512
Views: 347225

Re: Reretaken Down

Getting it back on page 1. Really AZ? You trade Goldschmidt to the Cardinals of all teams? You couldn't have sent that blankin' pita to the AL? At least he's out of the NL West to cut down on the 19 games of opposition a season. Still, anything that makes STL better is a whole lotta bad news. Certa...
by Linear Gnome
Tue Dec 04, 2018 11:13 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Tuesday, December 4, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 47
Views: 1232

Re: Tuesday, December 4, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

I could not get Sydney out of my head for the London clue, considering they have the same street paint... The first thing that came to my mind was Dublin, because I spent a long weekend there six years ago. I'm guessing that it would have to be an alternative correct answer--I don't think it contra...
by Linear Gnome
Tue Dec 04, 2018 10:00 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Tuesday, December 4, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 47
Views: 1232

Re: Tuesday, December 4, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

When did this tape? Did last week's games tape only the day before with Alexander in the audience? Because last week we were supposed to associate Wyatt Earp (or an event he was involved in) with Tombstone. And two contestants went for Dodge City. So this time around Alexander rings in with a confi...
by Linear Gnome
Sat Dec 01, 2018 8:57 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: LL79: For the LLamas
Replies: 283
Views: 5464

Re: LL79: For the LLamas

I totally overthought the Japanese cuisine question and came up with yakitori. So close and yet so far. Still managed an 8(5)-8(5) tie which I'll take this season. I came up with teppanyaki, where "teppan" apparently refers to the iron surface that makes it easier to cook small pieces without havin...
by Linear Gnome
Sat Dec 01, 2018 8:54 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Tuesday, November 27, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 61
Views: 1582

Re: Tuesday, November 27, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

FJ: never heard of her, still don't know who she is. Did you see Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri or Fargo (1996 movie)? Of course not. :roll: What I was going to say is "then it's understandable that you've never heard of her". In view of your reply, I don't think I have an appropriate re...
by Linear Gnome
Fri Nov 30, 2018 11:20 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Tuesday, November 27, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 61
Views: 1582

Re: Tuesday, November 27, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

DBear wrote:
Thu Nov 29, 2018 11:56 pm
FJ: never heard of her, still don't know who she is.
Did you see Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri or Fargo (1996 movie)?
by Linear Gnome
Wed Nov 28, 2018 6:45 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Wednesday, November 28, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 46
Views: 1296

Re: Wednesday, November 28, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Saturnalia wrote:
Wed Nov 28, 2018 6:20 pm
God Bless America, here. I'm hesitant to complain just because I missed it, but... I think this is a poor clue.
My coin also landed on God Bless America.

I shouted the "ronin" answer a little too gleefully. (In LL, I am one.)
by Linear Gnome
Tue Nov 27, 2018 7:24 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Tuesday, November 27, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 61
Views: 1582

Re: Tuesday, November 27, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

For those board members with Navy experience the miss on the rank for the 2-striper would be a good time not to have a drink in the mouth. I got confused because, with an Air Force background, the word "stripes" sent me to enlisted ranks. I'm familiar with the insignia the clue is talking about, bu...
by Linear Gnome
Sat Nov 24, 2018 11:02 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Friday, November 23, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 47
Views: 1555

Re: Friday, November 23, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

This was another FJ! for which I was helped by my age and experiences. The first Olympics I vaguely remember were Grenoble and Mexico City in 1968, and I was actively interested in Sapporo/Munich and Innsbruck/Montreal. Also, I had a summer internship in Burlington, VT in the summer of 1981 (which w...
by Linear Gnome
Thu Nov 22, 2018 11:43 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Thursday, November 22, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 24
Views: 930

Re: Thursday, November 22, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

My recording of J! turned out to be the last half-hour of the NBC parade replay. reddit (and Mary Ann) FTW! For whatever reason (probably being 57 and remembering what a big deal it was), E.T. came to me quickly. Very slight spoiler involving game play from earlier this week: I'm probably the boardi...
by Linear Gnome
Tue Nov 20, 2018 11:28 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Tuesday, November 20, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 32
Views: 1422

Re: Tuesday, November 20, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

What a great tournament! I had a soft spot for Emma and of course liked Maya as well. But I think this is the right result and reflects their true rankings. The delightful Claire had a bit of an edge over them both and Emma was slightly better than Maya. I'm delighted for the three of them. I'll be...
by Linear Gnome
Sun Nov 18, 2018 8:07 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: FJs for the 11/12/18 week
Replies: 28
Views: 698

Re: FJs for the 11/12/18 week

:mrgreen: :( :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :( :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :( Tuesday said The Red Badge of Courage--wrong century! Friday the best I could do was "spiny anteater". I''m usually pretty good with Greek and Latin roots, but I've gone this long without ever realizing that melli->honey. Now that I think ab...
by Linear Gnome
Sun Nov 18, 2018 7:58 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: FJs for the 11/5/18 week
Replies: 30
Views: 877

Re: FJs for the 11/5/18 week

:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :( I messed up the perfecto by saying "wins against replacement"; while I'm not an expert on sabermetrics, I know enough not to have made that mistake. Got J! at the usual time (4:30 Central). 314235325(2/2,3/3TT), 28-17
by Linear Gnome
Sun Nov 18, 2018 7:52 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: FJs for the 10/29/18 week
Replies: 29
Views: 812

Re: FJs for the 10/29/18 week

:mrgreen: :( :( :( :mrgreen:
:( :mrgreen: :(
I checked "wrong vacuum cleaner name". I was actually thinking of the right vacuum cleaner guy, but I blanked on his name. No traction on Wednesday. Rhine and Elbe on Thursday.

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