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by heppm01
Thu Feb 15, 2018 9:59 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: The Official TPH Education Thread (POTENTIAL GAME DAY SPOILERS)
Replies: 2344
Views: 127474

Re: The Official TPH Education Thread (POTENTIAL GAME DAY SPOILERS)

So this is how I managed to not get FJ!: I know when I was looking up what song was #1 on my birthday, a coworker asked me what song was #1 on hers, and it happened to be "Maria Maria" by Santana and some other group no one's heard of. In checking the list of #1 songs, I was surprised that Santana ...
by heppm01
Tue Feb 13, 2018 8:13 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Tuesday, February 13, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 73
Views: 1759

Re: Tuesday, February 13, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]

TenPoundHammer wrote:
Tue Feb 13, 2018 7:44 pm
Then again, I live in a state where Costco is all but nonexistant...
No you don't. I can shop at any of three within a 45 minute drive, and I don't think you live that far away from me.
by heppm01
Tue Feb 13, 2018 8:09 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Adult tests March 6,7,8, teen test March 15
Replies: 57
Views: 1865

Re: Adult tests March 6,7,8, teen test March 15

Just registered, audition city Detroit. Hopefully I've learned something slumming around this board the last couple years.
by heppm01
Mon Feb 12, 2018 7:47 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Monday, February 12, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 66
Views: 1741

Re: Monday, February 12, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]

TenPoundHammer wrote:
Mon Feb 12, 2018 7:28 pm
Dumb Criminals for $800 was massive negbait for Home Depot.
I'm not ready to call it negbait quite yet. Was there something else in the clue that would lead one to Lowes over Home Depot? Something pulled me in that direction but not strong enough to not go with HD.
by heppm01
Sun Feb 11, 2018 11:01 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: TD 367 - 30 - FINAL STANDINGS
Replies: 45
Views: 1969

Re: TD 367 - 30 - Q1 through Q10 Results Posted (Pre-Bonus)

At this point I think it is mathematically impossible for me to plummet to last place, so no matter what happens next I consider it a victory.
by heppm01
Fri Feb 09, 2018 9:19 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Friday, February 9, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 27
Views: 1451

Re: Friday, February 9, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]

Speaking of which, I'll toss the $400 bass clue out as a suggestion for the poll. Taxonomic names as a top row clue in a category with a cutesy name where you don't really know what it's about? I don't have the clue in front of me, but I recall there was some tease out having to do with mouth or re...
by heppm01
Fri Feb 09, 2018 9:13 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: The Official TPH Education Thread (POTENTIAL GAME DAY SPOILERS)
Replies: 2344
Views: 127474

Re: The Official TPH Education Thread (POTENTIAL GAME DAY SPOILERS)

You don't get to complain that you don't know stuff that's on Jeopardy! while simultaneously complain that it's useless information. A lot of stuff on Jeopardy is useless in my day to day life. But I'm here because I enjoy trivia games. Why are you here? Because I want to learn something actually u...
by heppm01
Fri Feb 09, 2018 7:53 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: The Official TPH Education Thread (POTENTIAL GAME DAY SPOILERS)
Replies: 2344
Views: 127474

Re: The Official TPH Education Thread (POTENTIAL GAME DAY SPOILERS)

TenPoundHammer wrote:
Fri Feb 09, 2018 7:48 pm
1stlvlthinker wrote:
Fri Feb 09, 2018 7:45 pm
Oh and hey look at that. I learned something new today. "The Right Stuff" was written by Tom Wolfe!
And what good does that tidbit do you?
Why are you so insistent in arguing with people who are trying to help you in good faith?
by heppm01
Fri Feb 09, 2018 7:46 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Friday, February 9, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 27
Views: 1451

Re: Friday, February 9, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]

Whatever the opposite of an instaget is, that's what I had today. Figured it out at literally the 29th second, wouldn't have had time to scribble it down.
by heppm01
Thu Feb 08, 2018 10:18 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Thursday, February 8, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 71
Views: 2501

Re: Thursday, February 8, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]

Peter the accountant wrote:
Thu Feb 08, 2018 9:29 pm
Gotta ask the judges: common time instead of time signature? For your consideration, 4/4 is sometimes called common time. I marked it as wrong, so I'm looking for a commercial break correction. :D
Perfectly good response.
by heppm01
Thu Feb 08, 2018 8:05 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Thursday, February 8, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 71
Views: 2501

Re: Thursday, February 8, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]

Latched onto Johns Hopkins halfway through the clue and spent the next 28 seconds wondering if I was misplacing any "s" in my response. It was nagging at me that the CDC was headquartered somewhere down south but I rationalized it away by "Heck, maybe they had some land down there they wanted to unl...
by heppm01
Thu Feb 08, 2018 11:39 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: The Official TPH Education Thread (POTENTIAL GAME DAY SPOILERS)
Replies: 2344
Views: 127474

Re: The Official TPH Education Thread (POTENTIAL GAME DAY SPOILERS)

How many times over that impressive list did you bother to guess something - anything - just to have a response? How many times over that impressive list did you take the time - as much as necessary - to think of how you (not any of the rest of us) would get from the clue to the correct response? D...
by heppm01
Wed Feb 07, 2018 9:38 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: The Official TPH Education Thread (POTENTIAL GAME DAY SPOILERS)
Replies: 2344
Views: 127474

Re: The Official TPH Education Thread (POTENTIAL GAME DAY SPOILERS)

How many times over that impressive list did you bother to guess something - anything - just to have a response? How many times over that impressive list did you take the time - as much as necessary - to think of how you (not any of the rest of us) would get from the clue to the correct response? Do...
by heppm01
Wed Feb 07, 2018 7:49 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Wednesday, February 7, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 70
Views: 2823

Re: Wednesday, February 7, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]

Wow, so much TOM in that FJ and I could still do no better than a wild guess. Had blue and then re-reread the clue to confirm that I needed all three colors and threw in the towel.
by heppm01
Tue Feb 06, 2018 8:24 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Tuesday, February 6, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 50
Views: 2202

Re: Tuesday, February 6, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]

Tally up another for The Republic. 99% sure it was incorrect but nothing else came to mind.
by heppm01
Tue Feb 06, 2018 9:49 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Monday, February 5, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 56
Views: 2207

Re: Monday, February 5, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]

This is a cute category, but the whole idea of a backing band for a headliner seems anachronistic. Tommy James and the Shondells? Gladys Knight and the Pips? Even the E Street Band just seems platitudinous. But I don't have a better idea, except to call them all "some guys". They deserve some ink, ...
by heppm01
Mon Feb 05, 2018 7:34 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Monday, February 5, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 56
Views: 2207

Re: Monday, February 5, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]

Seriously? I never heard the slogan but figured TWC by the time I got to the end of the clue. Very surprised that it was a TS and that some boardies also had trouble with it, but I do (sheepishly) admit to being a fan back in the day.
by heppm01
Thu Feb 01, 2018 7:36 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Thursday, February 1, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 81
Views: 2478

Re: Thursday, February 1, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]

One of these times my go-to author when I don't have any better idea, J.D. Salinger, will pay off. Not tonight though. At least the time frame could work, but given his reclusiveness I wasn't convinced he was the type to write (and publish) essays. Vonnegut was my backup. Never would have guessed Ke...
by heppm01
Wed Jan 31, 2018 10:09 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: HQ Trivia
Replies: 181
Views: 9700

Re: HQ Trivia

In CashShow, there was an error in the 8PM EST game today. The clue asked for the date of "World Cancer Day", which is February 4, but that was not one of the options. February 2 was given as the supposed correct answer. The voiceover following the reveal correctly said February 4. I want my three c...
by heppm01
Mon Jan 29, 2018 8:05 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Monday, January 29, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 72
Views: 2086

Re: Monday, January 29, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]

Impressed that Ryan ended up over $20k, despite that train wreck of a start and his lack of DDs.

Went with the US Flag for FJ. Briefly considered the dollar bill or currency but that didn't seem to make much sense. Never considered a draft card although in retrospect it is quite obvious.