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by OrangeSAM
Tue Dec 03, 2019 6:01 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Fourth Podium Poll for 12/2/2019 (SPOILERS)
Replies: 19
Views: 291

Re: Fourth Podium Poll for 12/2/2019 (SPOILERS)

$8800 [$9600 with "operetta"]

Clammed on Greta and Krist due to feared mispronunciatons.
by OrangeSAM
Tue Dec 03, 2019 3:43 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Monday, December 2, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 53
Views: 1588

Re: Monday, December 2, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

AFRET CMS wrote:
Tue Dec 03, 2019 2:31 pm

DD3 had me at a loss also; I never would have gotten to mummy in time. Cheops + "worm" got me to "nasty Egyptian worm-like creature" and left me floundering with "asp." But I couldn't imagine that being the topic of a novel.
But I can imagine the film version: Snakes in a Pyramid.
by OrangeSAM
Thu Nov 14, 2019 1:37 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Wednesday, November 13, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 71
Views: 3599

Re: Wednesday, November 13, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

As Linear Gnome has stated, the unit of pressure equal to 1 mm of Mercury is a Torr and is my preferred unit. Pressure is the muddiest derived unit in Physics - we have SI units of pascals (same guy as the software clue) which are so small you have to use KPa and MPa to be useful - and they aren't....
by OrangeSAM
Thu Nov 14, 2019 12:06 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Tuesday, November 12, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 96
Views: 3501

Re: Tuesday, November 12, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

I said "crucial" for "crux". Judges? The clue doesn't seem to call specifically for the noun vs. the adjective. I got "posse comitatus" because I've been doing a JAG rewatch and it was the title of one of the episodes. I'll register a dissenting opinion from my esteemed colleague and say yes. I thi...
by OrangeSAM
Wed Nov 13, 2019 10:35 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Monday, November 11, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 86
Views: 3716

Re: Monday, November 11, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Kind of strange that Johann Bernoulli was answered but not Blaise Pascal. Computer language should have even been a giveaway. If there'd been room in the fourth podium poll, I'd have added a box for "I have programmed in Pascal". I was a little surprised at the wording of the Bernoulli Principle cl...
by OrangeSAM
Sat Nov 02, 2019 10:48 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Thursday, October 31, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 73
Views: 2692

Re: Thursday, October 31, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

seaborgium wrote:
Sat Nov 02, 2019 10:29 pm
econgator wrote:
Sat Nov 02, 2019 10:05 pm
floridagator wrote:
Sat Nov 02, 2019 9:42 pm
Judges, could I get away with exodus for exile?
Asked and answered above (spoiler: no).
I was going to say the same thing, but when I searched the thread for "exodus" it only turned up floridagator's post.
It's in Friday's thread.
by OrangeSAM
Sat Nov 02, 2019 2:27 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: J! in the Media
Replies: 614
Views: 107600

Re: J! in the Media

Harry Friedman rec'd a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Vanna, Pat and Alex attended the ceremony.

https://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/loca ... 36251.html
by OrangeSAM
Fri Nov 01, 2019 1:20 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Wednesday, October 30, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 47
Views: 2370

Re: Wednesday, October 30, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

theFJguy wrote:
Wed Oct 30, 2019 11:03 am
FINAL JEOPARDY! CATEGORY
WORLD CAPITALS
...
Dave Bein: 15800-15793=3
...
Pls check your math.
by OrangeSAM
Tue Oct 22, 2019 10:46 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Monday, October 21, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 60
Views: 3563

Re: Monday, October 21, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Peter the accountant wrote:
Tue Oct 22, 2019 10:51 am

Denver is not all that high by Colorado standards.

That might depond on the criteria used to define "high".
by OrangeSAM
Tue Oct 22, 2019 12:47 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Monday, October 21, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 60
Views: 3563

Re: Monday, October 21, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

The only thing I know about Leadville is altitude > 10k'. Not finding an alternative, I went with it.

I wonder how that altitude would affect beer brewing.
by OrangeSAM
Thu Sep 26, 2019 2:13 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Pavlov revival
Replies: 146
Views: 81983

Re: Pavlov revival

So best to remember Bizet = Carmen and Carmen = Bizet Cigarette Song = Carmen (which = Bizet) Spanish opera = Carmen Spanish opera composer = Bizet Gypsy = Carmen anything more is too detailed or obscure and enough less likely to come up that it isn't worth being a Pavlov, such as based on a French...
by OrangeSAM
Mon Sep 16, 2019 11:19 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: The Official TPH Education Thread (POTENTIAL GAME DAY SPOILERS)
Replies: 3664
Views: 370432

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

TenPoundHammer wrote:
Wed Sep 11, 2019 3:59 pm
mas3cf wrote:
Wed Sep 11, 2019 5:23 am
Rule of thumb: FJ is not going to be about something obscure.
So I take it you didn't watch Monday's episode...

"Rule of thumb" does not mean always, just a best guess if nothing's obvious.
by OrangeSAM
Sun Sep 01, 2019 6:37 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: TPH's FJ! analysis
Replies: 41
Views: 2459

Re: TPH's FJ! analysis

Here's a strategy to consider: just win the game b4 FJ!
by OrangeSAM
Tue Jul 30, 2019 11:18 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: 2019 Current Events Study Guide
Replies: 632
Views: 47836

Re: 2019 Current Events Study Guide

MarkBarrett wrote:
Mon Jul 29, 2019 9:27 pm

***********
Eddie Bernal of Colombia won the Tour de France at age 22 for a double play of youngest since WWII and first from South America.

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I've only seen the name as "Egan Bernal".
by OrangeSAM
Thu Jul 25, 2019 11:57 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Thursday, July 25, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 58
Views: 3522

Re: Thursday, July 25, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Easy FJ!

Somewhere I have a Hotel California LP. Back in my day we didn't call it vinyl, kiddies.
by OrangeSAM
Mon Jul 08, 2019 11:36 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Boardies on the Show S36
Replies: 10
Views: 1135

Re: 2019 Casting Selection Notifications

If I may be so bold, perhaps the thread could be renamed "2019-2020" to cover all of the next season.
by OrangeSAM
Fri Jun 21, 2019 11:27 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Fun with GSN's "Best Ever Trivia Show" [Spoilers]
Replies: 161
Views: 13664

Re: Fun with GSN's "Best Ever Trivia Show" [Spoilers]

... I added a line on Saran's page: http://www.j-archive.com/showplayer.php?player_id=4150 ... I met and played pub trivia with her a few years back. She was introduced to me as "Saran". At one point, she, I, and the venerable Rex Kramer played on the same team. I remember Rex showing her her games...
by OrangeSAM
Fri Jun 21, 2019 12:35 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: The Official TPH Education Thread (POTENTIAL GAME DAY SPOILERS)
Replies: 3664
Views: 370432

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

BOOK CHAPTERS $200: Chapter 21 of this classic is "Laurie Makes Mischief, and Jo Makes Peace" If you see "Jo" in the top box go with Little Women or the author Alcott. It does not matter whether someone is familiar or not with Laurie. Certainly reading the book or seeing a movie version is not nece...
by OrangeSAM
Sun Jun 16, 2019 12:23 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Wednesday, June 12, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 40
Views: 3617

Re: Wednesday, June 12, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

The good thing about the Viewmaster was the rotating system. Not only that but it didn't require printing and enlargement to paper cards which were more susceptible to warping/bending, mold, water damage, sticking to each other, dirt/scratches, etc. etc. Cared for well, films on Viewmaster discs fr...