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by yclept
Fri Jan 15, 2021 3:26 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Thursday, January 14, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 47
Views: 1295

Re: Thursday, January 14, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Speaking of horse races, I realize that Sony may have their vision for who the next host should be but if Ken wants the job, he is jumping out to a five length lead before the other horses even leave the gate. He has been very impressive. Lucy’s grind it out win was impressive. Turning that into a r...
by yclept
Wed Jan 13, 2021 5:29 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Jeopardy! Interim Host Thread
Replies: 135
Views: 6374

Re: Jeopardy! Interim Host Thread

So, 6 weeks of Ken. 2 weeks of Mike Richards. One week of Katie, Bill, Aaron, Mayim.

That is 12 weeks booked. Assuming those are consecutive weeks, the will need new hosts in early April. I wonder if any other former Jeopardy players will take a turn?
by yclept
Tue Jan 12, 2021 3:38 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Monday, January 11, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 83
Views: 3470

Re: Monday, January 11, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Ken did a solid job in his first episode. There is no doubt that he played it “straight”, but we know from watching him play that he can be whimsical. I expect to see more of his personality come out in his clue reading as the days go by. It is impossible to really compare his or anyone’s style to A...
by yclept
Mon Jan 11, 2021 10:22 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Fun with ABC's "The Hustler"
Replies: 10
Views: 708

Re: Fun with ABC's "The Hustler"

I like it for the guessing aspect of the show. I was so convinced it was Rachel. She was barely participating for much of the show, leading me to believe she just let them drown on some of those questions rather than speak up. For the final question, she had the final say and was pretty emphatic abo...
by yclept
Sat Jan 09, 2021 3:56 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Fun with ABC's "The Chase" [Spoilers]
Replies: 46
Views: 2634

Re: Fun with ABC's "The Chase" [Spoilers]

1. The money a strong team can win on this version could be quite high. ABC probably doesn’t care because there will be many episodes where they aren’t paying anyone anything; 2. I don’t mind Sarah as the host. Is she Brooke? No, but Brooke is pretty much top-of-the-line when it comes to rapid fire ...
by yclept
Sat Jan 09, 2021 3:45 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Friday, January 8, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 92
Views: 3409

Re: Friday, January 8, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOIL

I loved the closing tribute. I was hoping he would have witnessed a good match on his final day, and he did. It was complete with a huge missed DD and a solid score for the new champion. I think Jeopardy will endure, and part of that is because of Alex. Even though he was the star of the show, he ma...
by yclept
Wed Jan 06, 2021 3:57 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Tuesday, January 5, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 77
Views: 2183

Re: Tuesday, January 5, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Brayden had an off game. It happens. The new champion didn’t win much, but she was beating him to the buzzer on many clues. He just couldn’t get any momentum regardless and he couldn’t get into a range where he could force the leader to get the final right even if he couldn’t.
by yclept
Sat Dec 19, 2020 3:34 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Friday, December 18, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 84
Views: 2774

Re: Friday, December 18, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Devon ran into a pair of buzzsaws, but little did he know that just a few more right answers would have won him this game due to a poor second place wager. Brayden is not yet a Super Champ (and may not get there for all we know), but I know there have been other times in the past where superchamps w...
by yclept
Fri Dec 18, 2020 3:26 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Thursday, December 17, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 55
Views: 1850

Re: Thursday, December 17, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

It is only three games, but this kid is impressive. My guess is that he probably listened to a Roger Craig lecture on Daily Double hunting, though his wagering isn’t quite as aggressive (to be fair, he is building up nice leads. I would like to see how he handles it if he hits DD-3 in a close game)....
by yclept
Fri Dec 04, 2020 9:33 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Thursday, December 3, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 54
Views: 1897

Re: Thursday, December 3, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Morgan had no reason to think she could win...yet, if she would have bet it all and ended up being the sole solver, she would have. She would have really kicked herself if the sole solver scenario played out....
by yclept
Fri Nov 20, 2020 12:37 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: What ought to happen next?
Replies: 96
Views: 6435

Re: What ought to happen next?

1. While a temporary host is fine, I wouldn’t love rotating hosts. It would require too much adjusting for everyone. If you want to try out multiple hosts, do it in test games (I realize that doing test games may be tougher due to the pandemic...); 2. While Jeopardy is a tough game to host, we shoul...
by yclept
Tue Nov 10, 2020 3:20 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Monday, November 9, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 49
Views: 2860

Re: Monday, November 9, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

I will just say that I hope many of Alex’s final games are as good as this one...
by yclept
Sun Nov 08, 2020 8:55 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Jennings, Rutter, Holzhauer to headline ABC series
Replies: 8
Views: 1330

Re: Jennings, Rutter, Holzhauer to headline ABC series

I wouldn’t be great on this show regardless, but I wonder which of the three people would most rather want to face. I would think Brad, followed by James with Ken being the one they least would want to play. Not only is Ken a Jeopardy icon - he also has played in several different quiz show formats....
by yclept
Sun Nov 08, 2020 8:14 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: OBIT: Alex Trebek
Replies: 92
Views: 5586

Re: OBIT: Alex Trebek

I’m thinking that because this December 25 show will be different from other December 25 shows they might make an exception and try to get that one on somehow even if it’s not in its usual time slot. Possibly, but around here, at least, the NBA is on ABC on Christmas Day, si we would almost certain...
by yclept
Sun Nov 08, 2020 8:14 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: OBIT: Alex Trebek
Replies: 92
Views: 5586

Re: OBIT: Alex Trebek

I’m thinking that because this December 25 show will be different from other December 25 shows they might make an exception and try to get that one on somehow even if it’s not in its usual time slot. Possibly, but around here, at least, the NBA is on ABC on Christmas Day, si we would almost certain...
by yclept
Sun Nov 08, 2020 1:25 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: OBIT: Alex Trebek
Replies: 92
Views: 5586

Re: OBIT: Alex Trebek

I have pretty much watched the show since it first began. We truly lost an American (and Canadian) icon.
by yclept
Fri Nov 06, 2020 3:15 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Thursday, November 5, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 39
Views: 1549

Re: Thursday, November 5, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

I have to admit I am surprised there is no debate over “Mary Olsen” vs. “Mary-Kate Olsen”.

On one hand, you can say Jeopardy screwed up because that is not three names, really - it is a hyphenated first name.

But because it is hyphenated, Mary Olsen is not right at all.
by yclept
Thu Nov 05, 2020 2:11 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Wednesday, November 4, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 53
Views: 1984

Re: Wednesday, November 4, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

I only got Spain and France. At first I thought that it was evil to ask for all three, but once I hit on Spain and then France I figured that the trick was to think of the larger countries. It might have still been better to ask for 2 of the 3 though, given that the contestants have limited time to...
by yclept
Thu Nov 05, 2020 2:08 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Wednesday, November 4, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 53
Views: 1984

Re: Wednesday, November 4, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

heppm01 wrote:
Thu Nov 05, 2020 11:32 am
Spain and France immediately, scribbled Wales at the 29th second.
I knew it must be wrong, but that was my last second guess as well.
by yclept
Fri Oct 23, 2020 11:39 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Thursday, October 22, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 36
Views: 1335

Re: Thursday, October 22, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

In a season where some of the play has been erratic, it is only appropriate that we would get a battle of two stronger players last night. Both Collin and Lindsey have 5x potential, but only one can survive! Collin was trying to do the James, but Lindsey kept ringing in on those $1,000 clues. Given ...