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by RobW
Sat Dec 01, 2018 7:21 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Friday, November 30, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 35
Views: 1145

Re: Friday, November 30, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Do the CCs tell the contestants anything about how to say the category names? I think I remember someone on the board saying that it's full name first time, shorten it thereafter. No, but they do tell you not to say "same category." I remember both of those from my auditions: full category name fir...
by RobW
Fri Nov 23, 2018 6:42 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Friday, November 23, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 47
Views: 1487

Re: Friday, November 23, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

My only saving grace was the pair of particularly infamous/famous events:
  • 1972 hostages in Munich
  • 1976 first perfect 10 in Montreal
(which is undoubtedly part of why the writers liked this question too - lots of ways in beyond just rote knowledge of all Olympic dates and places)
by RobW
Fri Nov 16, 2018 3:12 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Should the Teen Tournament Winner Get a TOC Invite?
Replies: 35
Views: 1415

Re: Should the Teen Tournament Winner Get a TOC Invite?

For entertainment purposes, it might make a better game with a natural underdog to root for. But what do we if a boardie (RobW) plays against an adorable teenager? Oh you cheer for the underdog, no question! (I submitted a yes for this poll, but I'd say the same even without my vested interest... l...
by RobW
Tue Nov 13, 2018 4:57 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Should the Teen Tournament Winner Get a TOC Invite?
Replies: 35
Views: 1415

Re: Should the Teen Tournament Winner Get a TOC Invite?

For entertainment purposes, it might make a better game with a natural underdog to root for. But what do we if a boardie (RobW) plays against an adorable teenager? Oh you cheer for the underdog, no question! (I submitted a yes for this poll, but I'd say the same even without my vested interest... l...
by RobW
Wed Nov 07, 2018 3:06 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Tuesday, November 6, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 51
Views: 1829

Re: Tuesday, November 6, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

FINAL JEOPARDY! CATEGORY ALPHANUMERIC ANATOMY FINAL JEOPARDY! CLUE Alphanumerically, it’s at the top of the spine & lets you nod Don't say I never gave you anything. For the cervical vertebrae, think of a cervical collar, which goes around your neck. The thorax is your chest, so that's where the th...
by RobW
Wed Nov 07, 2018 2:50 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Tuesday, November 6, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 51
Views: 1829

Re: Tuesday, November 6, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

FINAL JEOPARDY! CATEGORY ALPHANUMERIC ANATOMY FINAL JEOPARDY! CLUE Alphanumerically, it’s at the top of the spine & lets you nod Don't say I never gave you anything. For the cervical vertebrae, think of a cervical collar, which goes around your neck. The thorax is your chest, so that's where the th...
by RobW
Tue Oct 30, 2018 7:55 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Who Wants to be a Millionaire before Jeopardy
Replies: 27
Views: 3852

Re: Who Wants to be a Millionaire before Jeopardy

I feel fortunate that Jeopardy wasn't my first show - being on Millionaire (back in '09) definitely helped with the confidence and comfort that are so important for the (IMO) MUCH higher pressure of Jeopardy. You were on Weakest Link too, right? What was that like compared to the other two? Yes, TW...
by RobW
Mon Oct 29, 2018 11:27 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Who Wants to be a Millionaire before Jeopardy
Replies: 27
Views: 3852

Re: Who Wants to be a Millionaire before Jeopardy

To answer your question, it's just how the cookie crumbles. It's really hard to get on either show, so you should try for each one constantly, and when your big break comes, go for it. I can't see any advantage to having gone on one before the other. Agreed. I'd also suggest that getting on show #1...
by RobW
Fri Oct 19, 2018 5:39 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Friday, October 19, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 24
Views: 1364

Re: Friday, October 19, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

I always love it when the winner holds their poker face until the reveal. 8-)
by RobW
Thu Oct 18, 2018 8:45 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Wednesday, October 17, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 37
Views: 1287

Re: Wednesday, October 17, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

So would Leningrad be counted wrong? I wondered the same, because that's also what my hypothetical light pen would've written down... Like Julie, I got the Eagles for a 4/4 finish but would've loved to see that bottom box. My guess would be a clue about Duff's excellent (seriously!) autobiography .
by RobW
Sat Oct 13, 2018 8:33 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Friday, October 12, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 32
Views: 1292

Re: Friday, October 12, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

"Stare decisis means that this, a past decision in a given area of law, should be respected." Alan simply translated the Latin, and was ruled correct. I'm not thrilled by this, since it doesn't really fit the clue, but it was probably (?) consistent with J!...err, precedent. That ruling seemed awfu...
by RobW
Fri Oct 12, 2018 12:29 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: What Determines For Whom You Root on Jeopardy?
Replies: 49
Views: 1788

Re: What Determines For Whom You Root on Jeopardy?

What Determines For Whom You Root on Jeopardy?
Proper use of the objective case, above all else!
;)
by RobW
Wed Oct 10, 2018 7:22 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Superchamps in ToC stats (Up-to-Date Spoilers)
Replies: 17
Views: 3093

Re: Superchamps in ToC stats (Up-to-Date Spoilers)

JayK33 wrote:
Tue Oct 09, 2018 11:40 pm
It's been a while, but I finally updated this thread. I might also add the All-Star games when they end, depending on how the format goes.
Sorry for the pedantry, but at this point I'd suggest that the TBAs in your list should be TBDs...

(I wish they were TBAs! ;)
by RobW
Wed Oct 03, 2018 10:57 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Tuesday, October 2, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 68
Views: 2833

Re: Tuesday, October 2, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Hi all, I'm Kirsten Morry from last night's episode. You have correctly interpreted my train of thought on Final Jeopardy - I preferred to write something down rather than nothing. I was obviously having trouble ringing in - Cody and Doug were both very fast and well-timed. In Double Jeopardy, I ra...
by RobW
Mon Oct 01, 2018 3:12 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Monday, October 1, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 52
Views: 2003

Re: Monday, October 1, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Doug: 4400-0 (He wagered 2000 and was initially ruled incorrect. He got his wager back after the break on a decision reversal though not credit for a correct response.) That was definitely a needle-scratch moment for this home viewer. It's been awhile since I've seen a blatantly miswritten question...
by RobW
Fri Sep 28, 2018 9:10 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Thursday, September 27, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 63
Views: 2475

Re: Thursday, September 27, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

I thought the proposal was sweet... but my next thought was, "talk about an adrenaline crash - no way is he gonna win after that excitement!"

And this morning on reddit I see confirmation from the horse's mouth.
by RobW
Fri Sep 21, 2018 4:31 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Friday, September 21, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 39
Views: 1812

Re: Friday, September 21, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Surprised at the triple whiff on FJ. A Eurasian country = Turkey ---> gem/color that sounds like Turkey. QED. I 100% agree, IF your 30-second line of reasoning happened to start with the word "Eurasia." From there it really should be an easy stroll to the answer. But I (and the contestants too, I s...
by RobW
Thu Sep 13, 2018 6:44 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Thursday, September 13, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 47
Views: 2157

Re: Thursday, September 13, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Was anyone else surprised to learn that restaura n teur is actually restaura n teur ? :shock: But I still think she should've gotten credit. (that "incorrect" usage is just too easy to find...) As for FJ, I like to think I would've gotten it, but under the lights I might've accidentally gone with We...
by RobW
Wed Sep 12, 2018 2:09 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Tuesday, September 11, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 54
Views: 1977

Re: Tuesday, September 11, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Who were the people in the pre-FJ! commercial bumper? John Lauderdale is the stage manager. Maggie Speak (no glasses) is a producer. Someone with more recent stage experience will have to identify the 3rd person. Corina Nusu, senior contestant coordinator. My first impulse is that the leftmost staf...
by RobW
Mon Sep 10, 2018 3:36 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Jeopardy All-Star Games
Replies: 146
Views: 9106

Re: Jeopardy All-Star Games

Jeopardy usually has 3 tournaments or special events a year to coincide with sweeps months - November, February and May. February = All Star tournament Does anyone know the plans for November and May? I would presume that one of them is a College championship but I do not know which one. The revamp...