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by Foretopman
Fri Apr 13, 2018 7:40 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Friday, April 13, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 34
Views: 1438

Re: Friday, April 13, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]

I misunderstood the clue to mean only one State was named for a woman and Virginia was the first to come to mind so I didn’t spend any time trying to think of another state. Oh, well. I understood the clue that way too, at first. I went immediately to Virginia. But then I realized there was no way ...
by Foretopman
Thu Apr 12, 2018 8:03 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Wednesday, April 11, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 50
Views: 1643

Re: Wednesday, April 11, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]

AFRET CMS wrote:
Thu Apr 12, 2018 1:58 pm
Many dittoes. "Space shuttle that was also a sea vessel? Gotta be." Then, "Oops, is there an 'Endeavor'" trench?" Took a moment for Challenger Deep to surface.
I'm pretty sure that all the Space Shuttles were named after sea vessels.
by Foretopman
Wed Apr 11, 2018 8:23 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Tuesday, April 10, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 41
Views: 1424

Re: Tuesday, April 10, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]

tiwonge wrote:
Wed Apr 11, 2018 4:03 pm
I got 16 bits not because I played games of that era (I was never a console player), but the TOM of that being the greatest power of two less than the age of the players.
This
by Foretopman
Sat Mar 17, 2018 9:52 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Friday, March 16, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 58
Views: 2232

Re: Friday, March 16, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]

I was sure Cerberus was wrong because of the ears thing, but I stuck with it because I couldn't think of anything better.
by Foretopman
Fri Mar 09, 2018 10:08 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Thursday, March 8, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 41
Views: 1869

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

Not to sound too much like TPH, but how were we supposed to know they were asking what "maglev" means? I gave exactly the same answer Lane gave. :?
by Foretopman
Thu Mar 08, 2018 9:32 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Wednesday, March 7, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 49
Views: 1982

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

Literary Eponyms THIS CLASSIC MEN'S HAT WAS NAMED FOR A 19TH CENTURY PLAY WHOSE TITLE CHARACTER WAS ACTUALLY A WOMAN I said "trilby", which is a hat named after a 19th-century novel (also adapted into a play in the 19th century) with a female title character (although the novel is far more famous f...
by Foretopman
Tue Mar 06, 2018 9:23 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Online Test Recap & Discussion (Eastern), March 6, 2018
Replies: 140
Views: 6009

Re: Online Test Recap & Discussion (Eastern), March 6, 2018

I misread #34 as "safety razor". :oops: 43 right, which is pretty much what I get every time.
by Foretopman
Sun Mar 04, 2018 11:13 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: FJs for the 2/26/18 week
Replies: 29
Views: 1209

Re: FJs for the 2/26/18 week

Through my own clumsiness, I was spoiled on Wednesday's FJ! I have no idea whether I would have figured it out, given a chance. 5/6 otherwise.
by Foretopman
Tue Feb 27, 2018 9:13 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Monday, February 26, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 68
Views: 2529

Re: Monday, February 26, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]

This sub-committee chair on the ASTM E20 Temperature Measurement committee didn't get the absolute zero answer. Between the geographical category, the failure to mention a lab environment (I think), and degrees F - REALLY? I'm not up to date with who's chasing the record for lowest temp, I find it ...
by Foretopman
Tue Feb 13, 2018 9:19 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Monday, February 12, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 66
Views: 2634

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

I've been steering clear of the "J! drinking game" threads. Is "whenever there is a Nebraska reference" one of the suggestions?
by Foretopman
Sat Feb 10, 2018 4:27 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Friday, February 9, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 27
Views: 1875

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

Instaget. My wife and I had just watched "The Right Stuff" the night before.
by Foretopman
Wed Feb 07, 2018 9:20 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Tuesday, February 6, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 50
Views: 2872

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

I knew the Farmer book, and I'm surprised they asked about it; I would have thought it was too obscure to be Jeopardy material. I don't know any of the other works in that category, but I was able to figure out dark matter. I couldn't decide between "Apology" and "Apologia". I guess it wouldn't have...
by Foretopman
Fri Feb 02, 2018 8:17 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Friday, February 2, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 71
Views: 4357

Re: Friday, February 2, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]

Wow! A category theme and a specific clue (Billy $400) just for me!
by Foretopman
Thu Feb 01, 2018 11:19 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Wednesday, January 31, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 65
Views: 2748

Re: Wednesday, January 31, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]

For capo di tutti capi , I got stuck in translation goo and spat out " head of all heads" - assume they would have taken that I said "chief of all chiefs". Can I count that? I cycled through every possible translation except boss, chief included. They'd have to accept any reasonable translation Tha...
by Foretopman
Thu Feb 01, 2018 9:25 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Wednesday, January 31, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 65
Views: 2748

Re: Wednesday, January 31, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]

morbeedo wrote:
Wed Jan 31, 2018 9:30 pm
For capo di tutti capi, I got stuck in translation goo and spat out " head of all heads" - assume they would have taken that
I said "chief of all chiefs". Can I count that?
by Foretopman
Mon Jan 29, 2018 8:04 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Monday, January 29, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 72
Views: 2964

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

squarekara wrote:
Mon Jan 29, 2018 7:40 pm
Foretopman wrote:
Mon Jan 29, 2018 7:37 pm
Was it my DVR or did WLS Chicago have a glitch just as the "Orestes" response was being given?
I noticed a hiccup at some point--that must've been it.
Thanks!
by Foretopman
Mon Jan 29, 2018 7:37 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Monday, January 29, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 72
Views: 2964

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

Was it my DVR or did WLS Chicago have a glitch just as the "Orestes" response was being given?
by Foretopman
Wed Jan 24, 2018 9:27 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Tuesday, January 23, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 69
Views: 3423

Re: Tuesday, January 23, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]

Aaargh! I made the entirely unforgivable mistake of forgetting the category. The Strand and a title beginning with "The adventure of ..." led me straight to Sherlock Holmes, but I never made the jump to Mycroft. If I had been paying attention it would have been an instaget.
by Foretopman
Thu Jan 18, 2018 8:45 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Thursday, January 18, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 62
Views: 3165

Re: Thursday, January 18, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]

I thought what the writers did with the "stalagmite" clue was pretty clever.
by Foretopman
Tue Jan 16, 2018 7:53 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Tuesday, January 16, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 97
Views: 5162

Re: Tuesday, January 16, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]

Were they really not going to accept David's first pronunciation of "clapboard"? In my opinion that's the only correct pronunciation.

No way I was going to miss "Distinguished Flying Cross". My father had two of them.