Search found 604 matches

by SenseiCAY
Tue Jan 21, 2020 2:22 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: TD 437 - 2019 in Review (Bonuses and final standings revealed)
Replies: 50
Views: 1990

Re: TD 437 - 2019 in Review (Bonuses and final standings revealed)

Before final standings are revealed, we have the "sports/other experiences" category of things that sparked joy for our players: Travel Vacations to Boston, the Grand Canyon, and Amsterdam seeing Springsteen on Broadway Traveling to Thailand to support volunteer workers San Francisco Giants' 3 World...
by SenseiCAY
Tue Jan 21, 2020 2:08 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: TD 437 - 2019 in Review (Bonuses and final standings revealed)
Replies: 50
Views: 1990

Re: TD 437 - 2019 in Review (Q10 revealed)

Wheelhouse bonus results are below, with comments if anything you put didn't count towards your score: Q1- Deaths in 2019 (3 players) --------------- JeopardyMom (-2; Dick Clark incorrect) MarkBarrett (-2; E. Smith incorrect) squarekara (-3) Q2- Sports teams with no championship apperance (10 player...
by SenseiCAY
Tue Jan 21, 2020 2:03 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: TD 437 - 2019 in Review (Bonuses and final standings revealed)
Replies: 50
Views: 1990

Re: TD 437 - 2019 in Review (Q10 revealed)

A sanity check just for giggles:

Image

Link to try on your phone if it doesn't work:
https://i.imgur.com/kFnTKVa.png
by SenseiCAY
Tue Jan 21, 2020 11:32 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: TD 437 - 2019 in Review (Bonuses and final standings revealed)
Replies: 50
Views: 1990

Re: TD 437 - 2019 in Review (Q10 revealed)

Meanwhile, we continue to recognize things that sparked joy for us. This morning's reveal encapsulates a wide array of things - objects, politics, and...miscellaneous... Every day above the ground is a good day, and aside from friends, family, etc. I have a soft spot for ukuleles. My PVR NES Classic...
by SenseiCAY
Tue Jan 21, 2020 11:05 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: TD 438 - 2020
Replies: 4
Views: 235

Re: TD 438 - 2020

And a happy (belated) birthday to you, clt013!
by SenseiCAY
Tue Jan 21, 2020 10:53 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: TD 437 - 2019 in Review (Bonuses and final standings revealed)
Replies: 50
Views: 1990

Re: TD 437 - 2019 in Review (Q10 revealed)

Hope everyone had a good weekend. I went to LA for the first time since my taping, and played Ultimate Frisbee on the beach all weekend, so that was cool. At any rate, here's Q10. Q10. Letter and month required . As usual, I've tried to fit everything that happened in the past year into 9 questions,...
by SenseiCAY
Thu Jan 16, 2020 4:14 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: TD 437 - 2019 in Review (Bonuses and final standings revealed)
Replies: 50
Views: 1990

Re: TD 437 - 2019 in Review (Q9 revealed)

I also added a question at the end, asking what sparked joy for you this past decade. Here are some of the answers I got (and were allowed to share): This being JBoard, Jeopardy was popular, and certainly would've been one of my picks: Jeopardy selection Jeopardy Being on Jeopardy! Beginning to watc...
by SenseiCAY
Thu Jan 16, 2020 4:02 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: TD 437 - 2019 in Review (Bonuses and final standings revealed)
Replies: 50
Views: 1990

Re: TD 437 - 2019 in Review (Q9 revealed)

Q9. Artist/band required . In November, nominations for the Grammy Awards (ceremony on January 26, 2020) were released. Name an artist or band nominated in the "Best New Artist" category. As a hint, below are some songs released by each artist/band in 2019. Colors Bad Guy, Everything I Wanted Panin...
by SenseiCAY
Thu Jan 16, 2020 10:42 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: TD 437 - 2019 in Review (Bonuses and final standings revealed)
Replies: 50
Views: 1990

Re: TD 437 - 2019 in Review (Q7-Q8 revealed)

We have a couple of singleton machines this morning - Q8 also had many possible answers. Q8. Word required . Merriam-Webster's 2019 Word of the Year is "they," which can refer to a singular person whose gender identity is non-binary. Name an English word containing all of the letters T, H, E, and Y....
by SenseiCAY
Thu Jan 16, 2020 10:27 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: TD 437 - 2019 in Review (Bonuses and final standings revealed)
Replies: 50
Views: 1990

Re: TD 437 - 2019 in Review (Q7-Q8 revealed)

Q7. City and state required . For almost two months (from April 4 to June 3, with a two-week break for the Teachers Tournament), many of us on this board were enthralled, amazed, and sometimes polarized by the performance of James Holzhauer, who earned $2,464,216 over the course of 32 wins and an e...
by SenseiCAY
Wed Jan 15, 2020 4:01 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: TD 437 - 2019 in Review (Bonuses and final standings revealed)
Replies: 50
Views: 1990

Re: TD 437 - 2019 in Review (Q5-Q6 revealed)

Q6. Name required . Climate activist Greta Thunberg was Time Magazine's Person of the Year for 2019. Name one of the following other female pioneers or activists (environmental or otherwise), given a short description or hint. Navy rear admiral and computer scientist. Developed one of the first com...
by SenseiCAY
Wed Jan 15, 2020 3:59 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: TD 437 - 2019 in Review (Bonuses and final standings revealed)
Replies: 50
Views: 1990

Re: TD 437 - 2019 in Review (Q5-Q6 revealed)

A somewhat obscure bonus here - if you followed the news, you might've heard it in passing, but this played even harder than I thought it would. Q5B (possible bonus of -3 points for correct, partial credit if you get at least one capitalized word in the title, no penalty for wrong guess). Name the s...
by SenseiCAY
Wed Jan 15, 2020 3:55 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: TD 437 - 2019 in Review (Bonuses and final standings revealed)
Replies: 50
Views: 1990

Re: TD 437 - 2019 in Review (Q5-Q6 revealed)

Q5. Letter and answer required . Also in April, Volodymyr Zelensky was elected President of Ukraine. Oddly enough, he previously played a fictional Ukranian president on TV. Select one of the pictured fictional leaders, and name either the actor/actress or character name. Each of the two possible a...
by SenseiCAY
Wed Jan 15, 2020 12:49 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: TD 437 - 2019 in Review (Bonuses and final standings revealed)
Replies: 50
Views: 1990

Re: TD 437 - 2019 in Review (Q3-Q4 revealed)

A quick poll break after Q4:

Image

Link to try on your phone if it doesn't work:
https://i.imgur.com/IESxHc1.jpg
by SenseiCAY
Wed Jan 15, 2020 12:47 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: TD 437 - 2019 in Review (Bonuses and final standings revealed)
Replies: 50
Views: 1990

Re: TD 437 - 2019 in Review

WRONG (+10) --------------- Woof (Las Vegas Raiders) - Poll: Should I allow this? Wikipedia still redirects to Oakland, and as far as I know, the franchise has not yet officially moved (so it doesn't currently exist in Las Vegas You should take a look at https://raiders.com and see how many times t...
by SenseiCAY
Wed Jan 15, 2020 12:17 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: TD 437 - 2019 in Review (Bonuses and final standings revealed)
Replies: 50
Views: 1990

Re: TD 437 - 2019 in Review (Q3-Q4 revealed)

Q4. Letter and answer required. In April, a fire engulfed the Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris, France. Answer one of the following questions (perhaps loosely) related to fire: While the New York Police Department is sometimes referred to as "New York's Finest," what is the parallel superlative nickna...
by SenseiCAY
Wed Jan 15, 2020 12:06 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: TD 437 - 2019 in Review (Bonuses and final standings revealed)
Replies: 50
Views: 1990

Re: TD 437 - 2019 in Review (Q3-Q4 revealed)

For a bonus after Q3, we asked if you could name the current and most recent former names of the capital of Kazakhstan. In 2019, the name was changed from Astana to Nur-Sultan. You got 1 point for naming Astana, and 2 for naming Nur-Sultan, for a total possible bonus of -3. The following players rec...
by SenseiCAY
Wed Jan 15, 2020 12:03 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: TD 437 - 2019 in Review (Bonuses and final standings revealed)
Replies: 50
Views: 1990

Re: TD 437 - 2019 in Review (Q3-Q4 revealed)

Q3. Current name required . In March, the capital of Kazakhstan was renamed in honor of the outgoing President, who resigned after 29 years in office. Select one of the following former names of countries, cities, and buildings, and give the current name of that entity. Peking (city) Sears Tower (b...
by SenseiCAY
Wed Jan 15, 2020 8:54 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: TD 437 - 2019 in Review (Bonuses and final standings revealed)
Replies: 50
Views: 1990

Re: TD 437 - 2019 in Review

WRONG (+10) --------------- Woof (Las Vegas Raiders) - Poll: Should I allow this? Wikipedia still redirects to Oakland, and as far as I know, the franchise has not yet officially moved (so it doesn't currently exist in Las Vegas You should take a look at https://raiders.com and see how many times t...
by SenseiCAY
Wed Jan 15, 2020 8:42 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: TD 437 - 2019 in Review (Bonuses and final standings revealed)
Replies: 50
Views: 1990

Re: TD 437 - 2019 in Review

Arizona Coyotes - 2 --------------- WhatAreDogs JeopardyMom Coyotes? I believe my answer was Arizona Cardinals. I hope that doesn't change the score, but I had to point it out. Sadly, the AZ Cardinals have appeared in a Super Bowl - they lost to the Steelers in SB XLIII, played in 2009.