Search found 5338 matches

by This Is Kirk!
Mon Mar 08, 2021 10:38 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Learned League 88 - Feb/Mar '21
Replies: 134
Views: 2992

Re: Learned League 88 - Feb/Mar '21

MattKnowles wrote:
Sun Mar 07, 2021 2:55 pm
An improper numeral like CIVIL cannot be converted into a number and cannot have a representation in binary or hexadecimal.
Great point, Matt.
by This Is Kirk!
Sun Mar 07, 2021 11:58 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: FJs for the 3/1/21 week
Replies: 29
Views: 386

Re: FJs for the 3/1/21 week

If you were in high school in 1981 as I was, there was no way you could not listen to 'Don't Stop Believin'" I'm kind of surprised (as of now) only 40% claim to have listened to that song back then. OK, if you weren't born yet that's one thing, otherwise not sure how you could have avoided it. I bo...
by This Is Kirk!
Sun Mar 07, 2021 10:30 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: FJs for the 3/1/21 week
Replies: 29
Views: 386

Re: FJs for the 3/1/21 week

If you were in high school in 1981 as I was, there was no way you could not listen to 'Don't Stop Believin'" I'm kind of surprised (as of now) only 40% claim to have listened to that song back then. OK, if you weren't born yet that's one thing, otherwise not sure how you could have avoided it. I wa...
by This Is Kirk!
Sun Mar 07, 2021 12:57 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: FJs for the 3/1/21 week
Replies: 29
Views: 386

Re: FJs for the 3/1/21 week

DBear wrote:
Sat Mar 06, 2021 11:16 pm
If you were in high school in 1981 as I was, there was no way you could not listen to 'Don't Stop Believin'"
I'm kind of surprised (as of now) only 40% claim to have listened to that song back then. OK, if you weren't born yet that's one thing, otherwise not sure how you could have avoided it.
by This Is Kirk!
Sat Mar 06, 2021 12:35 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: 2021 Current Events Discussion Thread
Replies: 175
Views: 6728

Re: 2021 Current Events Discussion Thread

While it might seem shortsighted to invest in digital memorabilia (like, you know, a tweet...) because when infrastructure collapses vanishing that stuff into the aether making them worthless...the $2 mil thought bought it in the first place would similarly be worthless, so...six of one there? I th...
by This Is Kirk!
Sat Mar 06, 2021 12:28 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Friday, March 5, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 65
Views: 1462

Re: Friday, March 5, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

I missed Journey. I thought of Queen, read it again and realized it had to be American, and then started cycling through bands that might have had a greatest hit albums on the chart for 600 weeks. Pink Floyd? No. Rolling Stones? No. The Clash? No. Would have written down Duran Duran. I don't get it...
by This Is Kirk!
Sat Mar 06, 2021 12:05 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Learned League 88 - Feb/Mar '21
Replies: 134
Views: 2992

Re: Learned League 88 - Feb/Mar '21

9(6)-9(6) tie for me yesterday. Pretty easy day. Nine people in my rundle got all six right.

I was somewhat offended that my opponent gave me three points for the math question. Converting 3F1 to decimal took maybe a minute, tops.
by This Is Kirk!
Sat Mar 06, 2021 11:58 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Friday, March 5, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 65
Views: 1462

Re: Friday, March 5, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

I got Journey right away and then toyed with Fleetwood Mac, whose song Don't Stop is not only optimistic but was the theme song at Bill Clinton's inauguration. But I knew that their greatest hits had not spent 600 weeks on the Billboard Chart. Also that song is from "Rumours" which was released in ...
by This Is Kirk!
Sat Mar 06, 2021 1:10 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Friday, March 5, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 65
Views: 1462

Re: Friday, March 5, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

I knew this one. Ha :) I couldn't come up with it. I guessed Aerosmith just going on "I Don't Want to Miss a Thing" as the optimistic song despite knowing that particular song is not from the '80s. I missed Journey. I thought of Queen, read it again and realized it had to be American, and then star...
by This Is Kirk!
Fri Mar 05, 2021 10:58 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Learned League 88 - Feb/Mar '21
Replies: 134
Views: 2992

Re: Learned League 88 - Feb/Mar '21

Olivia Newton-John: if white bread could sing.

A great trivia chestnut about her is that her grandfather was Nobel winning physicist Max Born.
by This Is Kirk!
Thu Mar 04, 2021 12:41 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Wednesday, March 3, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 64
Views: 1699

Re: Wednesday, March 3, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Obviously the clue writers thought we'd immediately think of I.M. Pei given the 1980s bit, but what came to mind for me when I heard about a building that's been under construction for centuries was a cathedral. With the Notre Dame fire a huge news story just two years ago it seemed like the obviou...
by This Is Kirk!
Thu Mar 04, 2021 10:08 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Learned League 88 - Feb/Mar '21
Replies: 134
Views: 2992

Re: Learned League 88 - Feb/Mar '21

Usually there's at least one question per season that makes me feel really old and yesterday's about Potsie definitely fulfilled that role. I knew it as soon as I read Warren Weber. Even though I figured it would play harder than I expected, I was still quite surprised to see that only 28% got it ri...
by This Is Kirk!
Thu Mar 04, 2021 9:44 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Wednesday, March 3, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 64
Views: 1699

Re: Wednesday, March 3, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Obviously the clue writers thought we'd immediately think of I.M. Pei given the 1980s bit, but what came to mind for me when I heard about a building that's been under construction for centuries was a cathedral. With the Notre Dame fire a huge news story just two years ago it seemed like the obvious...
by This Is Kirk!
Wed Mar 03, 2021 11:54 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Wednesday, March 3, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 64
Views: 1699

Re: Wednesday, March 3, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

I thought this game was a dud all around. Just really bad clues overall including FJ.

Another one for Notre Dame, by the way.
by This Is Kirk!
Wed Mar 03, 2021 5:19 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: 2021 Current Events Study GUIDE. Study GUIDE.
Replies: 93
Views: 6662

Re: 2021 Current Events Study GUIDE. Study GUIDE.

Bunny Wailer (real name Neville Livingston) died on March 2nd. Bunny was the last of the original Wailers. Bob Marley died from cancer in 1981 and Peter Tosh died from a gunshot wound in 1987.
by This Is Kirk!
Wed Mar 03, 2021 11:19 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Learned League 88 - Feb/Mar '21
Replies: 134
Views: 2992

Re: Learned League 88 - Feb/Mar '21

Sorry, the card says Moops.
by This Is Kirk!
Wed Mar 03, 2021 12:52 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Monday, March 1, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 44
Views: 1291

Re: Monday, March 1, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Category 13 wrote:
Wed Mar 03, 2021 12:24 am
Perhaps the players thought they were looking for the specific shuttle namesake. I momentarily thought that, but it wouldn't have been a problem for me to come up with Columbia.
Good point. I didn't really think about that.
by This Is Kirk!
Tue Mar 02, 2021 11:33 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Tuesday, March 2, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 45
Views: 1214

Re: Tuesday, March 2, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

I had Abe for FJ. Definitely would have switched to Netanyahu had I thought of him.
by This Is Kirk!
Tue Mar 02, 2021 10:21 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Learned League 88 - Feb/Mar '21
Replies: 134
Views: 2992

Re: Learned League 88 - Feb/Mar '21

I've seen the Mas Agave before, but haven't tried it.
by This Is Kirk!
Tue Mar 02, 2021 1:23 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Learned League 88 - Feb/Mar '21
Replies: 134
Views: 2992

Re: Learned League 88 - Feb/Mar '21

I guessed chalk for the art question. I had no idea, but thought that might fit the "Street Story ___" part. What art medium might you use to create a street story? Same reasoning here. Pretty lost on devanagari. System, eh? How about "card counting"!?!? At first I thought it was a form of yoga. Th...