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by BigDaddyMatty
Wed Sep 16, 2020 1:12 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Tuesday, September 15, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 163
Views: 3192

Re: Tuesday, September 15, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Coryat: $39,200 48 R/1 W (blanked on Kathryn Bigelow's name after ringing in) DD: 3/3 FJ: :mrgreen: LT: insect, Civil Rights Act, 78, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel , Krakatoa, caliph (DD), hasta la vista (DD), Sylvia Plath That was an all-time bad ruling. As I understand it, the rule has always been tha...
by BigDaddyMatty
Tue Sep 15, 2020 3:45 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Monday, September 14, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 86
Views: 2149

Re: Monday, September 14, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Coryat: $47,800 53 R/1 W DD: 3/3 FJ: :( LT: Lake Placid, topic, 1848, tau, Celtic cross It feels so good to have J! back, and this time with my DVR working! I don't know how, but I don't think I've ever heard of Rome's Pantheon. I'm aware of the one in Paris, so maybe I've just always assumed people...
by BigDaddyMatty
Wed Apr 01, 2020 4:09 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Tuesday, March 31, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 35
Views: 3008

Re: Tuesday, March 31, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Coryat: $37,600 50 R/5 W DD: 3/3 FJ: :mrgreen: LT: mine, The Grand Ole Opry , Sears (DD), San Francisco, extradition warrant, Radical Republicans (DD) Well, it didn't work out for Kyle, but at least he had the wherewithal to make the right move. And he'll forever be a J! champion, which is pretty da...
by BigDaddyMatty
Tue Mar 31, 2020 3:24 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Monday, March 30, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 49
Views: 3632

Re: Monday, March 30, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Coryat: 42,200 50 R/4 W DD: 3/3 FJ: :mrgreen: LT: Rijksmuseum, US Open & The Open Championship, cassowary, Orphan Black Mirror , Robert F. Kennedy, Walter Mondale, Richard Nixon (DD), Nelson Rockefeller If only Monya had realized that she had a guaranteed DD that was, in both category and position, ...
by BigDaddyMatty
Sat Mar 28, 2020 1:24 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Friday, March 27, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 64
Views: 4903

Re: Friday, March 27, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Coryat: 46,200 50 R/0 W DD: 3/3 FJ: :( LT: slider; change-up; Generation Y (DD); DNA; Andrew Carnegie; Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe; California (DD); "Veni, vidi, vici"; General Dynamics; Harper Lee; James Joyce Yesterday I was able to get the FJ! clue success rate after four responses up to 25% wh...
by BigDaddyMatty
Fri Mar 27, 2020 7:45 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Thursday, March 26, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 51
Views: 3451

Re: Thursday, March 26, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Coryat: 31,200 44 R/2 W DD: 3/3 FJ: :mrgreen: LT: Taylor Swift, marshal, jelly beans (DD), San Gabriel, Barbary pirates (DD) Strangely '80s-esque FJ! with no TOM. Also strange that it has only been 10 weeks since we last saw this category in FJ! Sad that Evan made exactly the right wager (given Adam...
by BigDaddyMatty
Fri Mar 27, 2020 5:32 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Wednesday, March 25, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 30
Views: 2659

Re: Wednesday, March 25, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Coryat: 33,400 47 R/3 W DD: 3/3 FJ: :mrgreen: LT: heart-stopping (DD), cap, shoes, Sonoran Desert, Katana, answering machine, Toscanini The Lend-Lease Act is one of those items that I had probably heard of over the years, but it only really came into my consciousness in the past few months. I matche...
by BigDaddyMatty
Wed Mar 25, 2020 1:00 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Tuesday, March 24, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 52
Views: 3987

Re: Tuesday, March 24, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Coryat: 38,000 47 R/1 W DD: 3/3 FJ: :mrgreen: LT: Joseph Heller (DD), Maybach, brilliant, xenon, promotion/rank advancement, chicharrones, slapstick (DD) Well done, Nick! One of these days I need to learn how to differentiate between Viola Davis and Octavia Spencer. I also blanked out on the last na...
by BigDaddyMatty
Tue Mar 24, 2020 4:47 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Monday, March 23, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 53
Views: 4449

Re: Monday, March 23, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Coryat: 46,400 55 R/2 W DD: 3/3 FJ: :mrgreen: LT: lobster, Gulfstream, Horatio Nelson (DD), New York & Vermont (DD), Florida It is shocking how rarely we see a FJ! triple-get. I thought for sure this one would do it. Was anyone else thrown off for a moment by the fact that Anagrammed Reptiles $800 d...
by BigDaddyMatty
Sat Mar 21, 2020 1:20 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Friday, March 20, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 55
Views: 5177

Re: Friday, March 20, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Coryat: 43,400 51 R/2 W DD: 3/3 FJ: :mrgreen: LT: Saturn (DD), rye, lavash, "laugh, and the world laughs with you," overshoes/overboots, hopper, Belgium Wagering matters. Who knew? I had "Allende" but couldn't pull the first name in time. Judges? Do I need a first name to distinguish her from her fa...
by BigDaddyMatty
Wed Mar 18, 2020 12:15 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Monday, March 16, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 44
Views: 6225

Re: Monday, March 16, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Coryat: 32,600 44 R/4 W DD: 2/2 FJ: :mrgreen: LT: Stone Temple Pilots, dateless Clues Across America is just above the fake soap opera dialogue categories in the battle for Worst J! Timesuck Category. 1950s movie musical with a scene dependent on water pressure? Gotta be the one with rain in the tit...
by BigDaddyMatty
Tue Mar 17, 2020 5:31 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Friday, March 13, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 38
Views: 8448

Re: Friday, March 13, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Coryat: 46,000 51 R/1 W DD: 3/3 FJ: :mrgreen: LT: Gemini, aerobatics, South Dakota, Martina Navratilova, Pele, Lou Gehrig, Michigan, George & Gracie, water, affluenza (DD), chortle, The Lost Weekend , on horseback I used to play an image-identification app that regularly used a picture of the Kaaba,...
by BigDaddyMatty
Fri Mar 13, 2020 5:32 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Thursday, March 12, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 48
Views: 10717

Re: Thursday, March 12, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Coryat: 37,400 47 R/3 W DD: 3/3 FJ: :mrgreen: LT: locusts, 9-0, Edgar Rice Burroughs, Tertiary, St. Louis, Greg Louganis, pike (DD), Fond du Lac, Chihuahua Desert (DD) Bad Cockney accent is ol' Bert the chimney sweep, every time. Rough start for me. With three royal family-related negs--two in the R...
by BigDaddyMatty
Thu Mar 12, 2020 5:44 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Wednesday, March 11, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 39
Views: 9653

Re: Wednesday, March 11, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Coryat: 36,600 44 R/1 W DD: 3/3 FJ: :mrgreen: LT: Lawrence O'Donnell, Tim Berners-Lee, Methodism (DD), 1840, walking stick "What major city is Northwestern University associated with?" is a strange choice for a DD, but whatevs. Buck Owens Post Office, in the Bakersfield, CA suburb of Oildale, is jus...
by BigDaddyMatty
Tue Mar 10, 2020 9:25 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Tuesday, March 10, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 36
Views: 8919

Re: Tuesday, March 10, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Coryat: 36,400 46 R/0 W DD: 3/3 FJ: :mrgreen: LT: fourth down, too many men/illegal substitution, talib, Trees , Brigham Young, deputy, Brittany, Montana (DD) J! is a cruel game. You can dominate all game long, only to get walloped by the Big Four. It's worth knowing that the ten largest U.S. states...
by BigDaddyMatty
Tue Mar 10, 2020 7:28 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Monday, March 9, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 33
Views: 9027

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

Coryat: 38,800 48 R/1 W DD: 2/3 FJ: :( LT: Malcolm Gladwell, Preamble Really foggy-brained game for me, especially the J! round. I blanked on bloody Mary (in fairness, I was still filling in the categories on my spreadsheet), bellini, Gertrude Stein, and Ta-Nehisi Coates. I just barely came up with ...
by BigDaddyMatty
Thu Mar 05, 2020 8:40 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Thursday, March 5, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 42
Views: 16345

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

Coryat: 50,800 55 R/1 W DD: 3/3 FJ: :mrgreen: LT: Junie B. Jones, stein, Eton (DD), UC Berkeley I don't know The Island of Dr. Moreau very well, but I know a) it involves a cruel doctor and b) the title setting is an island. That was enough today. Shout-out to my girl Zahkia for training her tail of...
by BigDaddyMatty
Wed Mar 04, 2020 10:45 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Wednesday, March 4, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 53
Views: 18802

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

Coryat: 28,800 44 R/4 W DD: 2/3 FJ: :mrgreen: LT: Proactiv, The Process, (apogee (DD)), god/goddess, Coneheads , Al Franken Like others, I thought this was a ridiculously easy FJ! and fully expected Margaret to make Paul pay for underwagering on DD3. I guess not. I'd love to see what the judges foun...
by BigDaddyMatty
Wed Mar 04, 2020 12:26 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Tuesday, March 3, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 48
Views: 18023

Re: Tuesday, March 3, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

davey wrote:
Tue Mar 03, 2020 11:59 pm
I was helped by perna = pernil = roast pork in a Cuban restaurant... :)
Thank you! I knew there was a pork dish I had heard of somewhere whose name was reminiscent of perna.
by BigDaddyMatty
Tue Mar 03, 2020 11:44 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Tuesday, March 3, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 48
Views: 18023

Re: Tuesday, March 3, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

MarkBarrett wrote:
Tue Mar 03, 2020 11:33 am
CasualJeopardyFan19 wrote:
Tue Mar 03, 2020 11:28 am
Shame to see Bruce go out so early; he was a fun contestant!
Bruce a little younger: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JEzxUmpN9hU
Eagle-eyed viewers--which doesn't include me, since I found out by googling his name--may recognize the interviewer as 2011 Teen Tournament champion Raynell Cooper.