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by Linear Gnome
Sun Jun 17, 2018 3:38 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: FJs for the 6/11/18 week
Replies: 24
Views: 448

Re: FJs for the 6/11/18 week

:mrgreen: :( :mrgreen: :( :( :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: "Sackbut" would have been enough. I have read "Charlotte's Web", but it has been several decades. I'm pretty sure I saw the movie "The Lion King" once, also saw the stage musical at the Fox in St. Louis. Friday started with Pentecost before ...
by Linear Gnome
Fri Jun 15, 2018 10:20 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Your guess for Thursday's FJ [SPOILER]
Replies: 25
Views: 454

Re: Your guess for Thursday's FJ [SPOILER]

I said Sagittarius. I didn't know why the string would have a knot, but I didn't have anything better to switch to. I had never paid close enough attention to the constellation Pisces to realize that the fish were connected by string.
by Linear Gnome
Fri Jun 15, 2018 10:01 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Friday, June 15, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 49
Views: 1192

Re: Friday, June 15, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]

I didn't know enough about either geography or Catholicism to get FJ. However, I was able to identify Manitoba based on its shape.
by Linear Gnome
Wed Jun 13, 2018 11:49 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Tuesday, June 12, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 45
Views: 1250

Re: Tuesday, June 12, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]

Worst error today was "This is the winter of our discontent". Oy. Same here. I knew it didn't sound right... The quote is "Now is the winter of our discontent," which is what Alex said. The error was Jason's response of "Winter?" (Not in the form of a question, not seven words). Jason presumably mi...
by Linear Gnome
Tue Jun 12, 2018 11:09 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Tuesday, June 12, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 45
Views: 1250

Re: Tuesday, June 12, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]

I read Charlotte's Web back in the day, but I have no recollection of it taking place in Maine. My response was Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm (which I never read); right church, wrong pew decade.

Worst error today was "This is the winter of our discontent". Oy.
by Linear Gnome
Sat Jun 09, 2018 9:49 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: FJs for the 6/4/18 week
Replies: 51
Views: 858

Re: FJs for the 6/4/18 week

:mrgreen: :( :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :( :mrgreen: :( Monday it was "death and taxes" or "I have no idea" so I went with the former. Thursday I picked up on "Avibus" late enough that I'm not sure I would have had time to write down the whole response, but maybe they'd give me "ornith" with "-ol...
by Linear Gnome
Sat Jun 09, 2018 9:42 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: FJs for the 5/28/18 week
Replies: 20
Views: 602

Re: FJs for the 5/28/18 week

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

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by Linear Gnome
Sat Jun 09, 2018 9:39 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: FJs for the 5/21/18 week
Replies: 30
Views: 909

Re: FJs for the 5/21/18 week

:( :( :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :( :( :( :mrgreen: No traction Monday or Tuesday. I watched many of these episodes while very tired, including Friday's, when I got the "hard" part of the clue and identified the movies and the actor but couldn't pull his name. 32335232[13ToC}31333432344332[2noTB]33334[43CC...
by Linear Gnome
Sat Jun 09, 2018 9:34 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: FJs for the 5/14/18 week
Replies: 28
Views: 830

Re: FJs for the 5/14/18 week

:( :mrgreen: :( :( :mrgreen:
:( :( :(
Didn't get any traction Monday or Wednesday. Pscoliosis on Thursday. Did not get shark.

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by Linear Gnome
Sat Jun 09, 2018 9:25 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: FJs for the 5/7/18 week
Replies: 24
Views: 780

Re: FJs for the 5/7/18 week

:( :( :mrgreen: :( :mrgreen:
:( :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
I think I flirted with Philadelphia on Monday though I was pretty sure it was wrong. Millennium Dome on Tuesday, Erma Bombeck on Thursday.

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by Linear Gnome
Sat Jun 09, 2018 9:20 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: FJs for the 4/30/18 week
Replies: 25
Views: 856

Re: FJs for the 4/30/18 week

:( :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :( :mrgreen:
:mrgreen: :( :mrgreen:
Lovecraft on Monday, Dunkirk on Thursday. Theodosia helped me.

I attended this week of tapings.

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by Linear Gnome
Tue Jun 05, 2018 6:44 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: LearnedLeague 77 - Official Thread
Replies: 217
Views: 4561

Re: LearnedLeague 77 - Official Thread

sfumato? Well, the French root for smoke is fum . Don't know Italian, but what could it be? fumato ? That sounds ridiculous. I know that chiaroscuro ain't right - that means light / dark - and Caravaggio wasn't mentioned in the clue. Could it be ombré ? Not really sure what that means, and ombre in...
by Linear Gnome
Wed May 30, 2018 7:32 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Tuesday, May 29, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 45
Views: 1415

Re: Tuesday, May 29, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]

Am I the only person who said Santa Fe Trail instead of Chisholm Trail? Nope--I flipped a mental coin and it came up Santa Fe. In other news...on my recording, the J! round was preempted by breaking news of the resignation of Missouri's governor. The station cut back to J! just in time for the anno...
by Linear Gnome
Sat May 26, 2018 9:26 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Friday, May 25, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 46
Views: 1870

Re: Friday, May 25, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]

I returned from a trip Thursday evening and just got done binge-watching 12 J! episodes. I had been spoiled on the LL site that Josh would win at least seven games; I was a little sorry to see his run end today after having been in the audience when it started. I look forward to watching him in the ...
by Linear Gnome
Fri May 25, 2018 5:59 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: LearnedLeague 77 - Official Thread
Replies: 217
Views: 4561

Re: LearnedLeague 77 - Official Thread

My Ronin assignment is C Commonwealth. Seven out of 32 will be relegated to D, which seems like a large fraction. I'm apparently the only Rundle in the Jundle participant not in A or B. I have a feeling that the poker saying which goes something like "if, after ten minutes, you can't tell who the pa...
by Linear Gnome
Wed May 09, 2018 8:58 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Wednesday, May 9, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 35
Views: 1395

Re: Wednesday, May 9, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]

First FJ! I got this week. Alpine pointed me toward William Tell, and I've played the overture enough times to be able to identify the sections which confirm the rest of the clue. I've never specifically thought of the famous section as a galop, but it clearly is one, and it's cool that there's the ...
by Linear Gnome
Tue May 08, 2018 8:32 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Tuesday, May 8, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 34
Views: 1308

Re: Tuesday, May 8, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]

The only thing I could think of was the Millennium Dome. Couldn't picture it with a thatched roof, though...
by Linear Gnome
Fri May 04, 2018 6:20 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Friday, May 4, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 30
Views: 1579

Re: Friday, May 4, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]

I had intended to write down some notes after the taping, but I never got around to it. I remember that this game had a couple of tape-stoppages, one of which required the contestants to turn around while something was rectified, then have one of them (I think it was Josh) say the same thing he had ...
by Linear Gnome
Fri May 04, 2018 9:37 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Thursday, May 3, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 80
Views: 2347

Re: Thursday, May 3, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]

That said, it's Casablanca . Anyone over 40 who hasn't seen it has probably worked at least a little bit to avoid it. :D I finally saw it in about 2004-05 (I was 43) when I had access to TCM. I was blown away, and I was particularly amazed by how well it had aged. (And I've still never seen Citizen...