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by PowerofHoodoo
Mon Jun 24, 2019 5:05 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Jeopardy 2019 North American Audition Tour
Replies: 282
Views: 22077

Re: Jeopardy 2019 North American Audition Tour

I didn't post before, but I got an invitation for July 26th in Columbus.
Edit to add my score was 44 (I'm counting Lautrec for Toulouse-Lautrec).
by PowerofHoodoo
Fri May 17, 2019 12:43 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Jeopardy 2019 North American Audition Tour
Replies: 282
Views: 22077

Re: Jeopardy 2019 North American Audition Tour

Are we allowed to discuss the details of the audition process? The process for this past Tuesday was slightly different from my previous audition in 2016. The only thing I remember being told not to discuss outside the room was the questions on the test taken at the audition. We were given the impr...
by PowerofHoodoo
Mon Mar 04, 2019 1:45 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: J! All-Star Fantasy League
Replies: 29
Views: 2821

Re: J! All-Star Fantasy League

I went with Brad, Larissa, and Alex.
by PowerofHoodoo
Sat Feb 02, 2019 2:36 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Wednesday, January 30, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 47
Views: 2244

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

I thought Sean's pronunciation of carrel was a little too OK Corral. Perhaps it's my upper Midwest upbringing, but I pronounce it more like Christmas carol. An online source hits the -el a little heavier and to rhyme with bell. I've worked in libraries most of my life and I've never before heard it...
by PowerofHoodoo
Fri Feb 01, 2019 4:11 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Wednesday, January 30, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 47
Views: 2244

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

I thought Sean's pronunciation of carrel was a little too OK Corral. Perhaps it's my upper Midwest upbringing, but I pronounce it more like Christmas carol. An online source hits the -el a little heavier and to rhyme with bell.
by PowerofHoodoo
Sat Sep 15, 2018 12:19 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--TOC Day 6
Replies: 28
Views: 1548

Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--TOC Day 6

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Organizations
2. Merit badges
4. Phi Beta Kappa
6. Knights of Columbus
8. Habitat for Humanity
10. Toastmasters International

Economics
3. Unemployment
6. CLAM
9. Return and risk
12. Preferred
15. Quantitative easing
by PowerofHoodoo
Fri Sep 14, 2018 1:56 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--TOC Day 5
Replies: 29
Views: 1229

Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--TOC Day 5

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Edible Idioms
2. Spill the beans
4. Hot potato
6. Mustard
8. Sleep with the fishes
10. Golden apple

Potent Potables
3. Mint julep
6. Lime
9. Pilsner
12. Coconut milk
15. Olive juice
by PowerofHoodoo
Thu Sep 13, 2018 12:29 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--TOC Day 4
Replies: 29
Views: 1281

Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--TOC Day 4

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Advertising
2. Where's the beef?
4. Polar bear
6. Goldsmith
8. Clairol
10. BMW

European History
3. Borgia
6. Hanseatic League
9. CLAM
12. Naples
15. Mary Wollstonecraft
by PowerofHoodoo
Wed Sep 12, 2018 2:11 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--TOC Day 3
Replies: 29
Views: 1229

Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--TOC Day 3

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You've Got the Power
2. 6
4. 2
6. 9
8. -1 (minus one)
10. 3

Going Out With a Bang
3. Hit Me With Your Best Shot
6. Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf
9. CLAM
12. Dealey
15. Boom goes the dynamite
by PowerofHoodoo
Wed Sep 12, 2018 2:13 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--TOC Day 2
Replies: 28
Views: 1300

Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--TOC Day 2

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American Poetry
2. O, Captain! My Captain!
4. Frost
6. Bradstreet
8. CLAM
10. William Carlos Williams

Three in a Row
3. BratwuRST
6. CLAM
9. CLAM
12. RhiNOPlasty
15. SoMNOlence
by PowerofHoodoo
Tue Sep 11, 2018 1:22 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--TOC Instant Replay (SPOILERS)
Replies: 20
Views: 1205

Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--TOC Instant Replay (SPOILERS)

LucarioSnooperVixey wrote:
Tue Sep 11, 2018 12:21 am
Uh-oh! Looks like me and a bunch of others read the six pointer too quickly. :shock: :oops: :lol:
Yikes, me, too. Hoping "we want to give you points" applies.
by PowerofHoodoo
Tue Sep 11, 2018 1:16 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--TOC Day 1
Replies: 29
Views: 1347

Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--TOC Day 1

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Amendments in the Supreme Court
2. Cell phones
4. Minors
6. Plessy v Ferguson
8. Chicago
10. Fighting words

Classic Films
3. It Happened One Night
6. Al Jolson
9. Ben Hur
12. Rebecca
15. The Lost Weekend
by PowerofHoodoo
Sat Sep 08, 2018 2:24 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 6, Day 6
Replies: 67
Views: 2607

Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 6, Day 6

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U-R: The Category
2. Utter
4. Umber
6. Underwater
8. Unicolor
10. Ureter

You Are the Category
3. Prinze
6. Elizabeth
9. Magnanimous
12. CLAM
15. Odets
by PowerofHoodoo
Sat Sep 08, 2018 2:19 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 6, Day 5
Replies: 68
Views: 2749

Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 6, Day 5

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For the Birds
2. United States Fish and Wildlife Service
4. Ibis
6. Blind
8. Ornithology
10. The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance

Hamilton
3. Burr
6. CLAM
9. Miranda
12. Daveed Diggs (Spellcheck really wanted his name to be David)
15. CLAM
by PowerofHoodoo
Thu Sep 06, 2018 1:43 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 6, Day 4
Replies: 70
Views: 2656

Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 6, Day 4

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Game Shows With Multiple Hosts
2. The Price is Right
4. Wheel of Fortune
6. CLAM
8. Pyramid
10. CLAM

Classical Music Inspired by Water
3. Handel
6. Johann Strauss II
9. Smetana
12. Debussy
15. Grofe (I'm not adept enough to get the accent in)
by PowerofHoodoo
Wed Sep 05, 2018 12:47 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 6, Day 3
Replies: 69
Views: 2676

Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 6, Day 3

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Colorful Eyes
2. Red Eye
4. Bunker Hill
6. Shiner
8. Toni Morrison
10. Brown Eyed Girl

Time Zones
3. Newfoundland
6. Greenland
9. Navajo nation
12. CLAM (China and ?)
15. Sudan, South Sudan, and Central African Republic
by PowerofHoodoo
Tue Sep 04, 2018 5:15 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 6, Day 2
Replies: 72
Views: 3149

Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 6, Day 2

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Dwarf Planets
2. Ceres
4. Eris
6. Charon
8. Kuiper belt
10. CLAM

Ends with "One"
3. Stone
6. Clone
9. CLAM
12. Vibraphone
15. Abalone
by PowerofHoodoo
Tue Sep 04, 2018 3:27 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 6, Day 1
Replies: 72
Views: 2749

Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 6, Day 1

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Lotteries
2. Powerball
4. United Kingdom
6. Thomas Jefferson
8. CLAM
10. Shirley Jackson

You Asked For It
3. The Big Lebowski (The Dude abides.)
6. Scabbard
9. 365
12. CLAM
15. Samoan
by PowerofHoodoo
Sat Sep 01, 2018 1:14 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 5, Day 6
Replies: 70
Views: 2911

Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 5, Day 6

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Sue's Clues
2. Canning Manning
4. Sundance trance
6. Apocalyptic triptych
8. Rate prate
10. Christening glistening

Changes in Chemistry
3. Carbon dioxide
6. Distillation
9. CLAM
12. CLAM
15. CLAM
by PowerofHoodoo
Sat Sep 01, 2018 1:10 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 5, Day 5
Replies: 73
Views: 2792

Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 5, Day 5

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Colleges & Universities
2. Oxford
4. Knoxville
6. Howard
8. Radcliffe
10. Georgia

The Dreaded Opera Category
3. The Magic Flute
6. Prokofiev
9. Turandot
12. CLAM
15. CLAM