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by southsidehitman
Thu May 14, 2015 10:35 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Thursday, May 14, 2015 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 70
Views: 6666

Re: Thursday, May 14, 2015 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]

I don't normally go out of my way to watch the celebrity episodes, but Ginger is a friend of mine and my wife's, so I decided to tune in. 49 correct, although I sadly guessed wrong on FJ and went with Erma Bombeck. Seemed like an oddly-worded clue, implying that the author had other bestsellers in c...
by southsidehitman
Mon Nov 24, 2014 8:03 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Monday, November 24, 2014 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 141
Views: 13315

Re: Monday, November 24, 2014 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]

I was at this series of tapings (curse you, Trebek, for spoiling the TOC result six weeks early!) and Doug mentioned in his next day's interview that he was bad on pop culture and felt a 0 wager was best for him in that situation. It definitely panned out - an instance of wagering to category, not n...
by southsidehitman
Tue Oct 21, 2014 8:01 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Tuesday, October 21, 2014 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 63
Views: 7455

Re: Tuesday, October 21, 2014 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]

Alexander played a powerful game. I got 28 clues correct including "In a pig's eye" and Duncan. I went 4/4 in the baseball category and was hoping that the last clue in it would be revealed. I thought "tri-tip" was obscure. Tri-tip is pretty common in southern California, and I got it immediately. ...
by southsidehitman
Wed Sep 17, 2014 8:04 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Wednesday, September 17, 2014 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 87
Views: 7219

Re: Wednesday, September 17, 2014 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]

UniquePerspective wrote:Are you supposed to reason something in the lyric or something? Or just know it/guess it?
Even not knowing the show, "Prepare Ye the Way of the Lord" is a pretty big giveaway for anyone who has even the slightest knowledge about the Bible/Gospels.
by southsidehitman
Wed Sep 17, 2014 8:02 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Wednesday, September 17, 2014 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 87
Views: 7219

Re: Wednesday, September 17, 2014 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]

Never seen Godspell, but got this off the Biblical reference. I wonder though if Judas and John the B are truly the same character, or two characters meant to be played by the same actor? They are written to be the same character - not just played by the same person. Stephen Schwartz gives the low-...
by southsidehitman
Fri Aug 01, 2014 6:11 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Friday, August 1, 2014 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 101
Views: 10242

Re: Friday, August 1, 2014 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]

That game was bananas. Very little trash to be had, and very few rebounds. Those kids knew their stuff. I'll be honest, the teen tournaments from last year and this year have been, IMHO, two of the three best tournaments to watch over the last couple of years (with the BOTD being the third, far and ...
by southsidehitman
Thu Jul 31, 2014 6:06 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Thursday, July 31, 2014 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 72
Views: 5956

Re: Thursday, July 31, 2014 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]

An interesting game, and a tough final - I had no clue. I never read the book, and never saw the movie, so I had no connection to make. One quirk that someone else must have noticed: Alex has a very specific cadence to his voice when he says "Answer:" right before a Daily Double. When Jeff went from...
by southsidehitman
Tue Jul 29, 2014 7:33 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: New Coryat Scorekeeper
Replies: 0
Views: 1019

New Coryat Scorekeeper

Hello everyone, After a few months of thinking about undertaking this project, I've gone ahead and created a true Coryat scorekeeper for iPad. I'm hosting the code on GitHub, and it can be found here: https://github.com/michaelfrain/SwiftCoryat A few caveats to this: - This has been written in the S...
by southsidehitman
Thu May 29, 2014 1:07 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Sports Jeopardy
Replies: 273
Views: 40662

Re: Sports Jeopardy

I, too, just got an audition e-mail - sports are definitely right in my wheelhouse (not that you could tell from my avatar or anything). Of course, I'm flying back from the Bay Area that morning so I changed my flight to earlier so that I could make the drive from Burbank to Culver City without fear...
by southsidehitman
Wed May 28, 2014 11:04 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Tuesday, May 27, 2014 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 168
Views: 13207

Re: Tuesday, May 27, 2014 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]

Dearborn is a major street through Chicago, and was my first choice on that one (having lived in Chicago almost all of my life before moving to LA). Did you take that train when you moved? I had pilgrimage and I think he should not have gotten a BMS since he did not do the question thing. I knew wh...
by southsidehitman
Tue May 27, 2014 8:03 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Tuesday, May 27, 2014 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 168
Views: 13207

Re: Tuesday, May 27, 2014 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]

Isn't there a place called Dearborn near Detroit? I think I stayed in a hotel there one time. Yeah, I thought so too which is why I negged on it (and probably will again next time it's asked, Dearbon is too ingrained with Detroit in my mind now.) Dearborn is a major street through Chicago, and was ...
by southsidehitman
Fri May 23, 2014 7:59 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Friday, May 23, 2014 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 142
Views: 13490

Re: Friday, May 23, 2014 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]

Did I hear them say the semicolon is a combination of two punctuation marks? What two? I can't find a reference. Um, a period and comma? Also, I think they'd accept interrobang. Nothing precluded it, did it? Only the fact that the category was "9-letter words" and interrobang is decidedly NOT a 9-l...
by southsidehitman
Fri May 23, 2014 7:57 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Friday, May 23, 2014 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 142
Views: 13490

Re: Friday, May 23, 2014 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]

After today's game, I certainly hope we can put to rest this silly notion that Julia is winning because of the lack of quality of her opponents. That performance today was something that I'd put in the league of Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter. Surprisingly, I had a better go of it in Double Jeopardy t...
by southsidehitman
Thu May 22, 2014 6:11 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Thursday, May 22, 2014 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 175
Views: 13670

Re: Thursday, May 22, 2014 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]

Here's the thing. You don't win 14 games and average $20k+ over that stretch without having a baseline measure of talent. I highly doubt that TPTB would select 28 milquetoast players (see what I did there?) just for the possibility that Julia could beat all of them in 14 straight days. I think Julia...
by southsidehitman
Mon May 19, 2014 6:04 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Monday, May 19, 2014 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 139
Views: 13507

Re: Monday, May 19, 2014 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]

Wow. Julia really got away with one there. That's all I can say. However, I am surprised that: Marvin Gardens was such a tough get. My mind went to that immediately, and it actually took me a few seconds to remember the seemingly obvious one (Boardwalk). Pretty good clue, nonetheless. And a fun way ...
by southsidehitman
Thu Apr 03, 2014 11:49 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Wednesday, April 2, 2014 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 185
Views: 14144

Re: Wednesday, April 2, 2014 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]

Out of curiosity, does anyone know why they left Alex's blunders regarding the category name and the $800 clue in the final production tape? I went to a taping last year where he botched one of the categories in the third game of the day and they almost immediately re-shot it. The blundered clue, e...
by southsidehitman
Thu Apr 03, 2014 11:21 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Wednesday, April 2, 2014 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 185
Views: 14144

Re: Wednesday, April 2, 2014 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]

Out of curiosity, does anyone know why they left Alex's blunders regarding the category name and the $800 clue in the final production tape? I went to a taping last year where he botched one of the categories in the third game of the day and they almost immediately re-shot it. The blundered clue, es...
by southsidehitman
Wed Apr 02, 2014 11:17 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Wednesday, April 2, 2014 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 185
Views: 14144

Re: Wednesday, April 2, 2014 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]

I met Tom at O'Brien's later (got a picture taken with him to annoy alietr, which worked this morning on Facebook) and he really is as crazy as he seems. Congratulations to Russ for playing a fine game, keeping it close, grabbing the board to get the last DD and wagering wisely. All the best moving...
by southsidehitman
Thu Mar 13, 2014 12:11 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Wednesday, March 12, 2014 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 326
Views: 24556

Re: Wednesday, March 12, 2014 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]

Austin Powers wrote:
southsidehitman wrote:I couldn't remember who did the abdicating, so of course I guessed wrong and went with Edward III. I give myself credit for at least being in the right century.
The 14th?
Thank you for calling to my attention my intermittently non-functional V key. :D
by southsidehitman
Wed Mar 12, 2014 7:47 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Wednesday, March 12, 2014 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 326
Views: 24556

Re: Wednesday, March 12, 2014 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]

I couldn't remember who did the abdicating, so of course I guessed wrong and went with Edward III. I give myself credit for at least being in the right century. Solid game, and kudos to Diana for hanging tough. (Although, I knew it was going to be a long day for Arthur when he responded 'Two Penny O...