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by Austin Powers
Fri Sep 21, 2018 12:19 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Jeopardy All-Star Games
Replies: 146
Views: 8435

Re: Jeopardy All-Star Games

The tournament is a Wednesday-through-Tuesday, so it would not surprise me if it was set up in some sort of four-part 3-episode 3-episode 2-episode 2-episode fashion. Or that they will do something like spread two games worth of content over three games, filling the dead time with puff segments and...
by Austin Powers
Tue Jul 03, 2018 4:19 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: TCONA 8
Replies: 58
Views: 3679

Re: TCONA 8

The third major event is the Hot 100/IQA event. You know, I haven’t posted here in months, and yet I bothered to drop by to offer that little bit of info. It is reasonable to assume that I might know something more about these behind-the-scenes issues than you. It is also reasonable to assume someo...
by Austin Powers
Tue Jul 03, 2018 1:27 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: TCONA 8
Replies: 58
Views: 3679

Re: TCONA 8

The third major event is the Hot 100/IQA event. You know, I haven’t posted here in months, and yet I bothered to drop by to offer that little bit of info. It is reasonable to assume that I might know something more about these behind-the-scenes issues than you. It is also reasonable to assume someo...
by Austin Powers
Tue Jul 03, 2018 12:19 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: TCONA 8
Replies: 58
Views: 3679

Re: TCONA 8

The third major event is the Hot 100/IQA event.

You know, I haven’t posted here in months, and yet I bothered to drop by to offer that little bit of info.

It is reasonable to assume that I might know something more about these behind-the-scenes issues than you.
by Austin Powers
Tue Jul 03, 2018 10:47 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: TCONA 8
Replies: 58
Views: 3679

Re: TCONA 8

If you are going to ever go, go this year. I sense the event is on shaky financial footing. I should say, its operator has even admitted that the financial situation is bad. There is a nonzero chance it folds before next year, or is sold to a larger corporate entity. In the latter case I suspect it ...
by Austin Powers
Mon Oct 09, 2017 4:18 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Monday, October 9, 2017 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 85
Views: 7005

Re: Monday, October 9, 2017 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]

Austin 2 has faced 20 opponents. Among those 20 there's been 3 correct FJ answers.
by Austin Powers
Sat Oct 07, 2017 12:01 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: What do you guys think of Austin Rogers so far? [POSSIBLE SPOILERS]
Replies: 194
Views: 22512

Re: What do you guys think of Austin Rogers so far? [POSSIBLE SPOILERS]

guessonguessonguess wrote:
Sat Oct 07, 2017 10:56 am
Austin is an utter clown.
Hey! Play nice.
by Austin Powers
Mon Jun 05, 2017 9:31 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: 2017 World Quizzing Championships
Replies: 23
Views: 3789

Re: 2017 World Quizzing Championships

One reason they sell them is that it's their work and it's a lot of hard work to make a question set. Just a thought.
by Austin Powers
Mon Jun 05, 2017 8:17 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: 2017 World Quizzing Championships
Replies: 23
Views: 3789

Re: 2017 World Quizzing Championships

How about that Jakob Myers, who got 142 and just graduated high school? I always thought that Steve Perry (IMO the best quizzer this side of the pond) is the best bet to break the stranglehold of the Europeans. But looks like America now has a new star. After last years' event, I was telling Sven t...
by Austin Powers
Fri Jun 02, 2017 11:50 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Airports named out of context (6/1 SPOILER)
Replies: 35
Views: 4006

Re: Airports named out of context (6/1 SPOILER)

Nelson Mandela Airport in Praia
by Austin Powers
Tue May 09, 2017 11:43 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Optimal Use of the JBoard Questions
Replies: 26
Views: 6693

Re: Optimal Use of the JBoard Questions

I find posting once every six months to be pretty efficient
by Austin Powers
Sat Dec 17, 2016 10:48 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Friday, December 16, 2016 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 56
Views: 6367

Re: Friday, December 16, 2016 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]

I've seen posts here about board members behind on watching and catching up. A trip, sickness, work schedule...I get how those things happen. 10 weeks worth of shows? There is no better preparation for doing well on the show than watching faithfully. It should be a habit and not a chore. This is an...
by Austin Powers
Sat Dec 17, 2016 10:44 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Friday, December 16, 2016 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 56
Views: 6367

Re: Friday, December 16, 2016 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]

Is she in the TOC? I am too lazy to look. If so, I feel regardless of the category, the answer should be her name. In fact I would just tell first podium you're picking Cindys for $200 and be done with it. I don't think you can just do the empty podium - though given some of the champs this year it ...
by Austin Powers
Sun May 29, 2016 5:31 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: 500 Questions (Season 2) [Spoilers after 5:00 p.m. PDT on game nights]
Replies: 215
Views: 20471

Re: 500 Questions (Season 2) [Spoilers after 5:00 p.m. PDT on game nights]

I wouldn't expect a third party contestant to walk out, actually. Even if someone saw this and knew it was wrong one or two folks walking out wouldn't make a difference. OTOH, I think Jennings knew what was going down and he was uniquely positioned to say No and did not. If he walked then their plan...
by Austin Powers
Sat May 28, 2016 6:31 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: 500 Questions (Season 2) [Spoilers after 5:00 p.m. PDT on game nights]
Replies: 215
Views: 20471

Re: 500 Questions (Season 2) [Spoilers after 5:00 p.m. PDT on game nights]

- Mason wanted to come back - Mason was told he wasn't coming back two days before taping - Ken absolutely knew that Mason was disinvited the day before taping - Ken taped We can certainly speculate that Ken demanded guaranteed TV time; being the first up would have been the only way to gave guarant...
by Austin Powers
Thu May 26, 2016 8:16 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: 500 Questions (Season 2) [Spoilers after 5:00 p.m. PDT on game nights]
Replies: 215
Views: 20471

Re: 500 Questions (Season 2) [Possible Spoilers]

I bet Richard Mason enjoyed that.

But he would have enjoyed a chance to compete more.
by Austin Powers
Fri May 06, 2016 8:07 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Friday, May 6, 2016 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 49
Views: 4023

Re: Friday, May 6, 2016 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]

This is High School Tourney level.
by Austin Powers
Tue May 03, 2016 11:46 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: "500 questions" is casting for season 2
Replies: 58
Views: 8375

Re: "500 questions" is casting for season 2

alietr wrote:Unless they have made significant rule changes, having Ken go first gives him a significant advantage.
He's flabby and out of practice. Happens when you don't have to compete to get onto these affairs.
by Austin Powers
Tue May 03, 2016 6:13 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: "500 questions" is casting for season 2
Replies: 58
Views: 8375

Re: "500 questions" is casting for season 2

And to tie it all together, the first contestant is Jennings, who is replacing Richard Mason (which was news to Richard Mason).