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by BigDaddyMatty
Tue Nov 24, 2020 4:33 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Monday, November 23, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 49
Views: 1019

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

Coryat: $43,800 52 R/3 W DD: 3/3 FJ: :mrgreen: LT: hatch, coo, Herbert Hoover, Kruger NHO "bill and coo," but a birdlike verb for talking softly and amorously seemed like a WECIB. Clammed on Born to Run because I couldn't quite eliminate Greetings from Asbury Park, N.J. , Springsteen's debut album (...
by BigDaddyMatty
Sat Nov 21, 2020 1:10 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Friday, November 20, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 44
Views: 1647

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

Coryat: $44,200 55 R/1 W DD: 3/3 FJ: :mrgreen: LT: nene (goose), Cleveland Indians, Lycra, Lois Lowry Andy really seemed to lose steam during the second half of the game. Afternoon fatigue is a very real thing. I hope he ends up with a TOC berth. He was very enjoyable to watch. I blew a perfect J! r...
by BigDaddyMatty
Fri Nov 20, 2020 5:32 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Thursday, November 19, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 34
Views: 1460

Re: Thursday, November 19, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Coryat: $35,000 47 R/5 W DD: 3/3 FJ: :mrgreen: LT: socks, Barney Miller , Black Star Line, tuberculosis, Gibraltar Two big--but common!--mistakes by Emily at the end of DJ! possibly cost her the game. Going all in on DD3 and solving the two remaining $2000 clues would have put her in the lead headin...
by BigDaddyMatty
Thu Nov 19, 2020 3:53 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Wednesday, November 18, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 35
Views: 1429

Re: Wednesday, November 18, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Coryat: $37,800 51 R/3 W DD: 3/3 FJ: :mrgreen: LT: zero I had no idea the name Philip comes from philo + hippo . That's a fun fact. "Island country named for a Spanish king" narrows the field considerably, though. Embarrassed I couldn't come up with Elizabeth Banks even though my family has seen The...
by BigDaddyMatty
Wed Nov 18, 2020 12:08 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Tuesday, November 17, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 30
Views: 1216

Re: Tuesday, November 17, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Coryat: $41,400 50 R/2 W DD: 3/3 FJ: :mrgreen: LT: gypsum, Hawaii, recant (DD), Fidelio , bluebell They'd probably kick me out of Hawaii had I not known which island Kona is on. They'd never let me back in Texas if I hadn't gotten bluebell. Another 1960s + sci-fi + notable episode titles = The Twili...
by BigDaddyMatty
Tue Nov 17, 2020 4:03 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Monday, November 16, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 31
Views: 1421

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

Coryat: $40,800 52 R/1 W DD: 3/3 FJ: :mrgreen: LT: pub, credenza I'm surprised so many people either went for or considered Washington. While he was certainly an 18th Century American of monument-al importance, I figured that if he were the correct response, the category would be titled differently....
by BigDaddyMatty
Sat Nov 14, 2020 12:15 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Friday, November 13, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 30
Views: 1501

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

Coryat: $44,200 53 R/1 W DD: 3/3 FJ: :mrgreen: LT: ciabatta, James Patterson, Howards End (DD), The Goldfinch John was a buzzsaw, but those DD wagers...woof. If you hit a DD after the LTAM warning or with, say, fewer than five clues left on the board, stop for a second and do some math. Shout-out to...
by BigDaddyMatty
Fri Nov 13, 2020 3:52 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Thursday, November 12, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 34
Views: 1334

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

Coryat: $38,400 48 R/0 W DD: 3/3 FJ: :mrgreen: LT: Chile, brownie, spoon-feed, cocoa butter, Madame Bovary , Marcel Duchamp, Alaska, Grant Wood (DD) The Welsh flag is rad. I wonder how much harder this one would have played without "mythical" in the clue. NHO "balmy" meaning crazy before this game. ...
by BigDaddyMatty
Thu Nov 12, 2020 4:16 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Wednesday, November 11, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 58
Views: 1540

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

Coryat: $42,000 47 R/2 W DD: 3/3 FJ: :mrgreen: LT: tumbler, pip, A Raisin in the Sun , Winnipeg, (Caucasus Mountains), wormwood Started on MRI but couldn't place it with any sort of a regular screening. Then thought of mammograms and colonoscopies. Figuring that boobs are much more socially acceptab...
by BigDaddyMatty
Wed Nov 11, 2020 6:36 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Tuesday, November 10, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 48
Views: 1435

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

Coryat: $39,000 47 R/2 W DD: 3/3 FJ: :( LT: maté latte, Wicked , Marley & Me , deafening silence, one-man band, ("Vision of Love") I thought of Pan Am and TWA and couldn't decide between them. Made a space travel to "Trans World" connection and traveled in that direction. +1 Another painful miss for...
by BigDaddyMatty
Tue Nov 10, 2020 4:35 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Monday, November 9, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 49
Views: 2295

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

Coryat: $44,600 55 R/1 W DD: 3/3 FJ: :mrgreen: LT: Xerxes, Arctic Ocean, David Lloyd George, stingray Sad to see Andrew gone so soon. Who knows how long he might have lasted had he survived this one, but a clean sheet, a $4,200 advantage in Coryat, and a quick FJ! solve weren't enough to overcome Be...
by BigDaddyMatty
Sat Nov 07, 2020 5:06 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Friday, November 6, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 55
Views: 1705

Re: Friday, November 6, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Coryat: $39,400 51 R/2 W DD: 3/3 FJ: :mrgreen: LT: accompanied, four-in-hand, abbreviated, Liechtenstein, Quebec, Cook Strait Great game. If my daughter hadn't been talking about something Thumbelina-related over the past few days, I don't think I would have pulled this one. I realized several secon...
by BigDaddyMatty
Fri Nov 06, 2020 12:39 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Thursday, November 5, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 39
Views: 1229

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

Coryat: $44,600 53 R/1 W DD: 2/3 FJ: :mrgreen: LT: Beatrix Potter (DD), consent, Trubadour, egalitarianism, egregious, Apache, The Lighthouse , Lapp Glad to see some genuine exuberance out of the past few days' contestants. "Guerrilla" came to me immediately, but I wasn't 100% sold on it. Luckily, I...
by BigDaddyMatty
Wed Nov 04, 2020 10:59 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Wednesday, November 4, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 53
Views: 1579

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

Coryat: $32,600 40 R/1 W DD: 3/3 FJ: :( LT: Mackinac Island, gallon/galleon, Six Degrees of Separation (DD), pheasant, white-winged dove Every time I do a Sporcle "Countries of the World" or "Countries of Europe" quiz, I forget about Greece. Every. Single. Time. A day may come when I overcome this m...
by BigDaddyMatty
Wed Nov 04, 2020 9:45 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Tuesday, November 3, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 26
Views: 1208

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

Coryat: $44,600 54 R/1 W DD: 2/2 FJ: :mrgreen: LT: hang loose, avoirdupois, Cyrus McCormick, Congo River, Doonesbury , fingerprint, turnkey (DD), tenderfoot, 2010 , Edward VIII I put the pieces together and switched from Zimbabwe to Libya just before the music stopped. Like many others here, I was u...
by BigDaddyMatty
Mon Nov 02, 2020 11:19 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Monday, November 2, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 51
Views: 1365

Re: Monday, November 2, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Coryat: $32,000 41 R/3 W DD: 2/3 FJ: :mrgreen: LT: The Miracle Worker (DD), Amsterdam, Korea, Nigel None of these players played like they had dinner reservations to keep, but eight clues left uncovered? C'mon, TPTB. You can slice and dice where necessary to at least get us close to cleared boards. ...
by BigDaddyMatty
Fri Oct 30, 2020 11:31 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Friday, October 30, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 59
Views: 1815

Re: Friday, October 30, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Coryat: $40,000 47 R/0 W DD: 2/3 FJ: :mrgreen: LT: hep, Buddhism, Discovery, Tiger King , dram/drum, diamonds, Devil's Island (DD), signature required Jon is going to be kicking himself for a while for not having watched Papillon recently. Carmela is thanking her lucky stars for a poorly pinned word...
by BigDaddyMatty
Fri Oct 30, 2020 12:13 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Thursday, October 29, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 65
Views: 1501

Re: Thursday, October 29, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Coryat: $39,400 46 R/0 W DD: 3/3 FJ: :mrgreen: LT: perk, cure, The Good Samaritan, Mammoth Cave, Graham Greene, Sangre de Cristo Mountains, Bryn Mawr (DD), Narragansett Before the break, Alex clarified that it was "Lead Singers, not Led," so I knew Robert Plant was off the table. :lol: This was one ...
by BigDaddyMatty
Thu Oct 29, 2020 12:39 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Wednesday, October 28, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 55
Views: 1435

Re: Wednesday, October 28, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Coryat: $35,800 43 R/3 W DD: 2/2 FJ: :mrgreen: LT: Augusta (DD), flounder, League of Legends, Thomas Mann, strudel, Bildungsroman, Instant Pot, Nero, Innocence Project Scott had the good fortune to more or less have a category all to himself, and that was the difference. He outscored Brian $7,000 to...
by BigDaddyMatty
Wed Oct 28, 2020 12:45 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Tuesday, October 27, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 38
Views: 1321

Re: Tuesday, October 27, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Coryat: $40,000 46 R/4 W DD: 3/3 FJ: :mrgreen: LT: Solomon, root, Mayor, Danny Boyle, Asuncion (DD) Another night when wagering could have brought down the champ. At least this one was defensible. I had Connecticut immediately as The Constitution State, but I had no idea which constitution the name ...