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by raccoonleaf
Tue May 29, 2018 11:02 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Monday, May 28, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 58
Views: 2789

Re: Monday, May 28, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]

Ross: If you knew that FJ! clue your "What If" game continues as Dev proved he was not going to do much with the DDs. I'm sure every game is a "What If" game for Jeopardy losers, even for the losers who were winners. It's hard to put myself back in the mindset of the time where I was spending a cou...
by raccoonleaf
Sun May 27, 2018 3:58 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Friday, May 25, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 46
Views: 2886

Re: Friday, May 25, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]

It took way too much time to figure out how to do this on a phone...
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by raccoonleaf
Sun May 27, 2018 2:47 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Friday, May 25, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 46
Views: 2886

Re: Friday, May 25, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]

This is Ross. Thanks to everyone here for being an important resource to me in the lead up to my appearance. Here are just some random thoughts: So far, people have been very nice about me on the internet other than a couple stray comments about my “creeper mustache” (which apparently just means a r...
by raccoonleaf
Mon Apr 16, 2018 4:00 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Timing of Audition Invite Emails
Replies: 2320
Views: 264545

Re: Timing of Audition Invite Emails

Follow Up! Online Audition Test: May 30, 2017 Audition Email Received: August 14, 2017 Audition: September 11, 2017 (Houston, TX) Audition Cancelled: August 28, 2017 (Phone Call from Maggie) Audition Rescheduled: October 26, 2017 (Email) Actual Audition: December 1, 2017 (Houston, TX) The Call: Janu...
by raccoonleaf
Tue Sep 26, 2017 4:08 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Timing of Audition Invite Emails
Replies: 2320
Views: 264545

Re: Timing of Audition Invite Emails

I've been on the lookout for Baltimore auditions myself. So I looked through the thread for the options from the last online test in early June, and the cities where people have said they had audition invites since. (There were other auditions a few months before the last test, but those are not in...
by raccoonleaf
Wed Aug 16, 2017 12:10 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Timing of Audition Invite Emails
Replies: 2320
Views: 264545

Re: Timing of Audition Invite Emails

Online Audition Test: May 30, 2017 Audition Email Received: August 14, 2017 Audition: September 11, 2017 (Houston, TX) I got about 40 correct, depending on whether they accepted some partial answers. Has anyone else been as nervous as I am about never getting the follow-up confirmation email? I repl...
by raccoonleaf
Sun Jun 18, 2017 3:47 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Timing of Audition Invite Emails
Replies: 2320
Views: 264545

Re: Timing of Audition Invite Emails

This is not a productive conversation. I'm done bothering everyone with it.
by raccoonleaf
Fri Jun 16, 2017 10:59 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Timing of Audition Invite Emails
Replies: 2320
Views: 264545

Re: Timing of Audition Invite Emails

That's where I got P(B)=0.02 or 1 in 50, which I mentioned in my previous post. If you're wondering how I estimated P(B|~A)=0.3459, it's based on the assumption that any new audition-selection procedure would see each spot in an audition equally likely to be filled by a man as a woman. Then it's ea...
by raccoonleaf
Thu Jun 15, 2017 6:02 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Timing of Audition Invite Emails
Replies: 2320
Views: 264545

Re: Timing of Audition Invite Emails

If we have an estimate of the probability of a certain statement being true, and then receive new information, Bayes' Theorem provides a handy way of revising our probability estimate to account for the new information. The formula is usually expressed P(A|B)=P(B|A)*P(A)/P(B), where A is the statem...
by raccoonleaf
Thu Jun 15, 2017 9:13 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Timing of Audition Invite Emails
Replies: 2320
Views: 264545

Re: Timing of Audition Invite Emails

The prior probability of this we can set quite high, let's say 0.95, considering that this is (according to consensus in this thread) how it has been done in previous years and there was no indication that it was about to change. The prior probability of seeing two consecutive auditions each with t...
by raccoonleaf
Wed Jun 07, 2017 2:49 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Tuesday, June 6, 2017 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 41
Views: 2812

Re: Tuesday, June 6, 2017 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]

All this talk about malt and wort and mash miss the easy explanation. It was a typo:

"The goodness of barley includes being the source of this partly germinated product used in the brewing of beer."
by raccoonleaf
Mon May 29, 2017 10:45 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Beat Shazam
Replies: 32
Views: 3553

Re: Beat Shazam

Further making this task difficult is the EXACT title must be given, this is why they will throw in songs with titles such as "Runnin' Down a Dream" as someone may be inclined, especially with the pressure of being on the stage, to say, "Running Down a Dream", which would be a wrong answer. They al...
by raccoonleaf
Fri May 26, 2017 2:52 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Beat Shazam
Replies: 32
Views: 3553

Re: Beat Shazam

I liked that the show was relatively fast-paced, the questions came from a wide variety of genres, and there's a good bit of challenge. I had received an invite to try out for it How? I tried desperately to get an audition for Beat Shazam, but I got complete radio silence. I'm good at Jeopardy quest...
by raccoonleaf
Mon May 01, 2017 2:40 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Timing of Audition Invite Emails
Replies: 2320
Views: 264545

Re: Timing of Audition Invite Emails

billiej wrote:
Mon May 01, 2017 2:34 pm
Boston is also an option.
Fixed
by raccoonleaf
Mon May 01, 2017 2:13 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Timing of Audition Invite Emails
Replies: 2320
Views: 264545

Re: Timing of Audition Invite Emails

It was rumored a few months ago that there was going to be a test this month, and it didn't happen unless I missed it. Has anyone heard anything about a test in the near future? There has not been a test since October. The only rumor I've seen is that the next online qualifying test is in May (Go t...
by raccoonleaf
Thu Mar 30, 2017 3:14 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Timing of Audition Invite Emails
Replies: 2320
Views: 264545

Re: Timing of Audition Invite Emails

It was rumored a few months ago that there was going to be a test this month, and it didn't happen unless I missed it. Has anyone heard anything about a test in the near future? There has not been a test since October. The only rumor I've seen is that the next online qualifying test is in May (Go t...
by raccoonleaf
Wed Dec 07, 2016 3:47 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Contestant Auditions
Replies: 14
Views: 1790

Re: Contestant Auditions

Last week, there were some rumblings on social media about a Phoenix audition in January.
by raccoonleaf
Tue Oct 11, 2016 10:43 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Online Quiz Questions
Replies: 8
Views: 922

Re: Online Quiz Questions

From the FAQ: "Due to an extremely limited number of audition appointments, those who pass the test will be included in a random selection process. Those selected to come to an audition will be invited to a city close to their ZIP/postal code (as entered during registration) to participate in a full...