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by RichmondJ
Mon Jan 22, 2018 3:09 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: New old games in the J! Archive
Replies: 6047
Views: 1449786

Re: New old games in the J! Archive

Thanks so much for putting that game up, Myron. I've always remembered that I was really lucky to win it, but I hadn't seen it for more than 20 years until last week, when Christopher digitized it from an old VHS tape that a friend of my mother's found. I remembered almost nothing about the material...
by RichmondJ
Sat Oct 21, 2017 10:12 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: FJs for the 10/16/17 week
Replies: 23
Views: 4754

Re: FJs for the 10/16/17 week

:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :(
:( :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

Like Tom, I forgot the damned category on Friday's FJ. I think I would have pulled Mary I if I had remembered that it had to be a British monarch, but I didn't. :oops:
by RichmondJ
Tue Oct 17, 2017 1:33 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Millionaire 2017-18 Season Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 443
Views: 108653

Re: Millionaire 2017-18 Season Discussion [SPOILERS]

ElendilPickle wrote:
Mon Oct 16, 2017 9:09 pm
Can someone please post highlights from Kristin Sausville's game on Tuesday? Thanks.
I don't have any inside info, but in the weekly promo video she is wearing two different outfits. So better make that Tuesday and Wednesday.
by RichmondJ
Sun Oct 15, 2017 8:59 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Learned League 74 - Official Thread
Replies: 795
Views: 165323

Re: Learned League 74 - Official Thread

Interesting - a little too late to have been in one of my books, but I certainly was reading Peanuts in the paper then. I don't remember that one, though.
by RichmondJ
Sun Oct 15, 2017 4:11 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Learned League 74 - Official Thread
Replies: 795
Views: 165323

Re: Learned League 74 - Official Thread

I'll bet that everyone that got the McCovey question because of the Peanuts cartoon got the Charlie Brown Halloween question right last season. ;) Nope ... I didn't! I have a pretty good command of Peanuts print strips from the early years (I had them all in paperbacks when I was a kid), so McCovey...
by RichmondJ
Sat Oct 14, 2017 4:10 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Learned League 74 - Official Thread
Replies: 795
Views: 165323

Re: Learned League 74 - Official Thread

In the Middle East ML, I'm glad my response of "soccer teams" was accepted for "soccer (football) shirt sponsorships," even though they're 2 different things. The intended response was very specific and I think would have had a very low get rate. I've seen some of the shirts, but probably like many...
by RichmondJ
Sat Oct 14, 2017 1:15 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Friday, October 13, 2017 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 53
Views: 14382

Re: Friday, October 13, 2017 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]

So to kind of explain my massive blunder there: I didn't think the river was Ganges but it was all I could think of. When you're not coming up with the correct response, FJ is like musical chairs. When the music stops, you are where you are. Many years ago I had a FJ clue that called for a Best Pic...
by RichmondJ
Wed Oct 11, 2017 3:44 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Learned League 74 - Official Thread
Replies: 795
Views: 165323

Re: Learned League 74 - Official Thread

I'm not playing any of the MLs, but check each day to see the questions. For the Mideast ML, how the heck did anyone get the World Cup anthem singer as being from Lebanon? I figured (wrongly, obviously) that the anthems would be related to a country that actually qualified in the World Cup. The get...
by RichmondJ
Thu Oct 05, 2017 12:18 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Learned League 74 - Official Thread
Replies: 795
Views: 165323

Re: Learned League 74 - Official Thread

Vintsanity wrote:
Thu Oct 05, 2017 9:12 am
alietr wrote:
Thu Oct 05, 2017 8:53 am
OK, how could the MCWA on the Julia Child question have been "Spock"? What would make 11% of the contestants answer him for a question looking for an American author? That's more than weird in my book.
Dr. Benjamin Spock, not pointy ears Spock.
:lol: :lol: :lol:
by RichmondJ
Fri Sep 29, 2017 7:46 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Learned League 74 - Official Thread
Replies: 795
Views: 165323

Re: Learned League 74 - Official Thread

More than any other geography-ish question I can remember, I felt like defending this question boiled down to "has [MD opponent] been to [place]." Namsan Mountain, and Seoul Tower and the other towers on it, are very prominent and smack in the middle of the city. But I don't think they're prominent...
by RichmondJ
Fri Sep 29, 2017 1:42 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Learned League 74 - Official Thread
Replies: 795
Views: 165323

Re: Learned League 74 - Official Thread

Unrelated, is there any reason why I should know what the Seoul skyline looks like? I really don't see anything that makes it special. More than any other geography-ish question I can remember, I felt like defending this question boiled down to "has [MD opponent] been to [place]." Namsan Mountain, ...
by RichmondJ
Tue Sep 26, 2017 1:47 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Learned League 74 - Official Thread
Replies: 795
Views: 165323

Re: Learned League 74 - Official Thread

econgator wrote:
Tue Sep 26, 2017 9:26 am
Can someone explain to me how 6% of the people thought Georgia O'Keefe was getting an undergrad degree in 1981?
I have laughed out loud at many a BWA before, but I think this was the first time I did so on a MCWA.
by RichmondJ
Thu Sep 21, 2017 10:35 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Millionaire 2017-18 Season Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 443
Views: 108653

Re: Millionaire 2017-18 Season Discussion [SPOILERS]

Is Patrick Friel's game the first or second show? Second show by best definition of I'm expecting by week 4 to see games that aired in week 1. In San Francisco it's on at 11:30 and 1:00 with the second airing paired with daytime J! showing S33. From Detroit where I got the game clip the "2nd" show ...
by RichmondJ
Wed Sep 13, 2017 1:08 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Learned League 74 - Official Thread
Replies: 795
Views: 165323

Re: Learned League 74 - Official Thread

With my question history I was rightly assigned a 3 for the Pepys question, but I got it right because in one of my all-time favorite movies "84 Charing Cross Road," Anne Bancroft's character is mad because her copy of Pepys Diary was an abridged version. I think it stuck with me because I had a ha...
by RichmondJ
Sun Jul 30, 2017 12:58 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: FJs for the 7/24/17 week
Replies: 38
Views: 7243

Re: FJs for the 7/24/17 week

:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :( :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :( :( I would have had both A Chorus Line and rational in 30 seconds, but couldn't come up with them in five. I am one of the few who did see The Old Man and the Sea once upon a time (in school, after we read the book), but it didn't help me. The ...
by RichmondJ
Thu Jun 29, 2017 5:42 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Learned League 73 - Official Thread
Replies: 569
Views: 107462

Re: Learned League 73 - Official Thread

Volante wrote:
Thu Jun 29, 2017 5:10 pm
I'm doing about as well as I expected in the TV one.
So am I ... which is to say that I'm absolutely laying an egg. But someone has to come in last! It may as well be someone who didn't expect to do any better.
by RichmondJ
Mon Jun 26, 2017 5:05 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: How does one study for Who Wants to be a Millionaire?
Replies: 61
Views: 20990

Re: How does one study for Who Wants to be a Millionaire?

The WWTBAM rules state you won't get a call for the upcoming season as you are ineligible to receive such call within one year of your airdate of a NETWORK show (at least that's what it had last time I read the rules)...so since J isn't a network show, you might get that call anytime. I'm fairly su...
by RichmondJ
Tue Jun 20, 2017 9:37 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Millionaire 2016-17 Season Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 430
Views: 78568

Re: Millionaire 2016-17 Season Discussion [SPOILERS]

Last season they told us they were taping 175 total episodes, including all specialty weeks. That would be 35 weeks of original shows.
by RichmondJ
Wed Mar 15, 2017 4:05 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Learned League 72 - Official Thread
Replies: 634
Views: 97890

Re: Learned League 72 - Official Thread

Lost 6(5)-7(4) in public, tied 6(5)-6(4) in private. My downfall was not appreciating how easy the Tupac question was when defending it against opponents with low pop music scores. Yeah, even *I* got that one, which is saying something. The key: "legend" = dead. For what it's worth, though, the twe...
by RichmondJ
Wed Mar 15, 2017 2:32 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Learned League 72 - Official Thread
Replies: 634
Views: 97890

Re: Learned League 72 - Official Thread

seaborgium wrote:Lost 6(5)-7(4) in public, tied 6(5)-6(4) in private. My downfall was not appreciating how easy the Tupac question was when defending it against opponents with low pop music scores.
Yeah, even *I* got that one, which is saying something. The key: "legend" = dead.