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by acthomas
Tue Dec 04, 2018 1:41 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Tuesday, December 4, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 46
Views: 1096

Re: Tuesday, December 4, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

The FJ! clue was a no huddle snap for processing and writing to be done before the music. I was prepared to do a 32-team speed round in 30 seconds if necessary as I spent the break making sure I could instantly recall the teams in their 4-team division blocks. Nope, not necessary. I got it down qui...
by acthomas
Mon Nov 19, 2018 12:58 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Millionaire 2018-19 Season Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 365
Views: 15615

Re: Millionaire 2018-19 Season Discussion [SPOILERS]

MarkBarrett wrote:
Mon Nov 19, 2018 12:22 pm
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This same question came up in the last couple of weeks on a trivia app -- HQ or Confetti, I forget which -- and many of us agreed, including me.
by acthomas
Sat Nov 03, 2018 6:29 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Millionaire 2018-19 Season Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 365
Views: 15615

Re: Millionaire 2018-19 Season Discussion [SPOILERS]

Too bad he didn't say he wanted to "poll the audience" (as many contestants do). :mrgreen: The producers specifically ask you NOT to state it that way. Always say "Ask the Audience". I know, but some still do. I think contestants would be forgiven for a pun that pointed. (Or blunted, here.)
by acthomas
Fri Oct 26, 2018 7:10 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Millionaire 2018-19 Season Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 365
Views: 15615

Re: Millionaire 2018-19 Season Discussion [SPOILERS]

MarkBarrett wrote:
Fri Oct 26, 2018 4:14 pm
The 15GB that Google provides is filling up, so this will likely be deleted next week. The thumbnail is no spoiler.
Thanks kindly!
by acthomas
Fri Oct 26, 2018 3:16 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Millionaire 2018-19 Season Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 365
Views: 15615

Re: Millionaire 2018-19 Season Discussion [SPOILERS]

Pre-empted in my market today for the FBI press conference. Does anyone have a backup?
by acthomas
Fri Oct 19, 2018 10:08 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Millionaire 2018-19 Season Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 365
Views: 15615

Re: Millionaire 2018-19 Season Discussion [SPOILERS]

I've just been wondering, does anyone know if the $1,000 audience contestants are still eligible to participate in the future as regular contestants? I have no idea, but do you know what the odds are? Especially if you're not young and pretty/handsome? Pretty small that you're picked for either, an...
by acthomas
Sun Oct 14, 2018 5:54 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?

Don't care for bow ties and will usually root against the wearer of a bow tie, all else being equal. This is my acknowledged game show prejudice, but I cannot for the life of me figure out why all the parents who dress their kids for game shows (Whiz Kids Week on Millionaire being the main one) thi...
by acthomas
Sat Oct 13, 2018 2:29 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?

Don't care for bow ties and will usually root against the wearer of a bow tie, all else being equal. This is my acknowledged game show prejudice, but I cannot for the life of me figure out why all the parents who dress their kids for game shows (Whiz Kids Week on Millionaire being the main one) thi...
by acthomas
Thu Oct 11, 2018 11:09 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?

I tend to start rooting against champions once they hit the 5 game mark. They've qualified for the big dance, so let someone else have a crack at it!
by acthomas
Tue Oct 02, 2018 4:42 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Tuesday, October 2, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 68
Views: 2831

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

And I'll grant that Oscars is a tougher category that it might otherwise seem, given that there are close to 100 years of Oscars with 5 (or more) nominees in each of the big categories. Still, they tend to focus on winners in the past 40 years so it's at least a tad more manageable than some other ...
by acthomas
Tue Sep 18, 2018 7:46 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Millionaire 2018-19 Season Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 365
Views: 15615

Re: Millionaire 2018-19 Season Discussion [SPOILERS]

Some thoughts on McKinnie's B episode If you wanted to have a "Rocky" marathon 130 min (907/7) seems too long for an average film time. 110 min (765/7) looks better to me. And I've yet to see A or D come up as the right answer when there are 4 numerical choices In my online research, and in a game ...
by acthomas
Tue Sep 18, 2018 12:37 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Millionaire 2018-19 Season Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 365
Views: 15615

Re: Millionaire 2018-19 Season Discussion [SPOILERS]

Are you going to be on every week? :) Your +1 appearance with Tara Whittle airs today for the B slot. Sure feels like it! And to add to it, I'm in the audience for the A slot episode today, right behind the +1. But that should be it, which is good because it means my Jeopardy eligibility clock can ...
by acthomas
Tue Sep 18, 2018 11:18 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Millionaire 2018-19 Season Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 365
Views: 15615

Re: Millionaire 2018-19 Season Discussion [SPOILERS]

Andrew, what can I say? It was a risk well worth taking, and it didn't pan out for you, unfortunately. The expected value was definitely there. It sucks to gamble with that much money, but it was entirely justifiable. And you get a lot of Mouse money, too, to help salve that wound. https://i.imgur....
by acthomas
Thu Sep 13, 2018 4:21 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Millionaire 2018-19 Season Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 365
Views: 15615

Re: Millionaire 2018-19 Season Discussion [SPOILERS]

You did a really good job acthomas. $50,000 is nothing to sneeze at. ;) I knew the moon landing question before the choices even came up. Also, the study of bats is Chiroptology. I am looking forward to seeing the other J!Boardies on Millionaire this season. :D Two stories: 1) I had "ologies and ph...
by acthomas
Thu Sep 13, 2018 2:25 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: LearnedLeague 78 - Official Thread
Replies: 357
Views: 11804

Re: LearnedLeague 78 - Official Thread

Volante wrote:
Thu Sep 13, 2018 10:31 am
Ricky Bobby cost me a perfect, could not dredge up Talladega at all. As penance, I've put it on the top of my Netflix queue.
Shake and bake!
by acthomas
Wed Sep 12, 2018 9:22 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Millionaire 2018-19 Season Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 365
Views: 15615

Re: Millionaire 2018-19 Season Discussion [SPOILERS]

Susannah wrote:
Wed Sep 12, 2018 5:09 pm
Hi! My name is Susannah.
And you get to adopt the unofficial but excellent title of "Kickass Millionaire Champion". Great work, Susannah! Pleasure to watch.
by acthomas
Wed Sep 12, 2018 2:37 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Millionaire 2018-19 Season Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 365
Views: 15615

Re: Millionaire 2018-19 Season Discussion [SPOILERS]

Waiting on pins and needles for my (quickly thrown together) watch party to happen! I've decided to wait until the A run (which should be in December) until I comment online about my game -- there'll be a live tweet for sure -- but I'll say now it was a wonderful experience that I'll remember foreve...
by acthomas
Tue Sep 11, 2018 7:37 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Millionaire 2018-19 Season Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 365
Views: 15615

Re: Millionaire 2018-19 Season Discussion [SPOILERS]

Enjoy it, y'all!

Sadly I never received any notice from Millionaire's PR about this air date in the B run, so it was something of a surprise to see it airing today.
by acthomas
Mon Sep 10, 2018 7:00 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Millionaire 2018-19 Season Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 365
Views: 15615

Re: Millionaire 2018-19 Season Discussion [SPOILERS]

morbeedo wrote:
Mon Sep 10, 2018 6:20 pm
My DVR only recorded 1 new episode today. Are they showing 2 new episodes per day?
Right now they are -- markets with a "second run" time slot are showing 2 new ones for a few weeks, then they'll be repeats of the originals we're seeing now.
by acthomas
Mon Sep 10, 2018 12:50 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Millionaire 2018-19 Season Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 365
Views: 15615

Re: Millionaire 2018-19 Season Discussion [SPOILERS]

Live look-in at me waiting to hear my WWTBAM air date.

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