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by nserven
Tue Nov 05, 2019 7:33 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Final Jeopardy! Clues
Replies: 633
Views: 59142

Re: Final Jeopardy! Clues

POP CULTURE THROUGH THE GENERATIONS In 2009, this member of the Monkees appeared in an episode of SpongeBob SquarePants Who is Davy Jones (and his locker)? (This one could be made easier with another clue, but I like it this way.) I like it too, SpongeBob -> underwater -> 'Davy Jones' locker' is a ...
by nserven
Fri Nov 01, 2019 8:32 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Thursday, October 31, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 73
Views: 1976

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

I think "valley" was supposed to be an operative word in the clue, as it refers to the Salinas Valley, which is pavlov for Steinbeck, is mentioned in the first line of East of Eden, and apparently was the original title for the book.
by nserven
Sat Oct 26, 2019 9:16 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Final Jeopardy! Clues
Replies: 633
Views: 59142

Re: Final Jeopardy! Clues

20th CENTURY FRENCHMEN These two 20th century Frenchmen, one a composer, the other a novelist, sound like they have the same name, but actually have differently spelled surnames. Who are Pierre Boulez and Pierre Boulle? I have long thought a similar clue would work well involving Kurt Weill (German...
by nserven
Tue Oct 22, 2019 2:04 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Monday, October 21, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 60
Views: 2796

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

I remember Leadville as a stumper in one of Matt Jackson's games. It said it was the USA's highest incorporated city. I got as far as Little Rock, with a paltry elevation of 335 feet. There are 11 hits in the archive for Leadville before this FJ!, with 2 asking for the city, and both of those were ...
by nserven
Thu Oct 17, 2019 1:42 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Wednesday, October 16, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 56
Views: 2207

Re: Wednesday, October 16, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

I got FJ right, though with a couple of seconds in consideration of Hirohito, but I was pretty sure I could remember when he died so I went back to Mao.
by nserven
Sat Oct 05, 2019 8:59 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Final Jeopardy! Clues
Replies: 633
Views: 59142

Re: Final Jeopardy! Clues

Shaquebanisa wrote:
Fri Oct 04, 2019 2:47 pm
FILMS OF THE 2000s

Set in 1980, this Best Picture Oscar Winner took its title from Yeats' "Sailing to Byzantium"
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What is "No Country For Old Men?
My first thought had been
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Argo, which is set in 1979. Sailing --> argonauts --> Argo? The West Texas addition would obviously steer one away.
by nserven
Tue Oct 01, 2019 5:47 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Final Jeopardy! Clues
Replies: 633
Views: 59142

Re: Final Jeopardy! Clues

LucarioSnooperVixey wrote:
Tue Oct 01, 2019 4:33 pm
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What are Iceland and New Zealand's North Island?
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Correct! I wondered if enough people knew which island Wellington is on, and if they didn't, how many would be inclined to guess the island farther south.
by nserven
Tue Oct 01, 2019 2:16 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Final Jeopardy! Clues
Replies: 633
Views: 59142

Re: Final Jeopardy! Clues

ISLANDS OF THE WORLD

The 14th and 18th largest in the world by area, these 2 islands are home to the world’s northernmost and southernmost national capitals
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Iceland & North Island
by nserven
Thu Jul 25, 2019 11:41 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: I Have Something In Common With Alex Trebek
Replies: 39
Views: 2437

Re: I Have Something In Common With Alex Trebek

Wishing you a swift treatment and recovery.
by nserven
Fri Jul 05, 2019 4:24 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Monday, July 1, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 51
Views: 2976

Re: Monday, July 1, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

My best guess was Antarctic (no -a).
by nserven
Thu Jun 13, 2019 9:49 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: 2019 Current Events Study Guide
Replies: 605
Views: 43004

Re: 2019 Current Events Study Guide

Tonight's Tigers-Royals game is the first MLB game played in Nebraska (TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha, site of the College World Series).
by nserven
Wed Jun 05, 2019 12:09 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Tuesday, June 4, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 97
Views: 6125

Re: Tuesday, June 4, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

But I did find it interesting that Emma chose to stick with a single category for her first 5 picks, running a category from the bottom up to start the J! round. I think that was the first time in a long while we heard applause for running a category. James probably "ran" a few, but never in the tr...
by nserven
Mon Jun 03, 2019 12:51 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Friday, May 31, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 42
Views: 3924

Re: Friday, May 31, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Only recognized Randy from the list, but I did know of another Oscar-nominated David Newman, that being the co-screenwriter (of Bonnie and Clyde, with Robert Benton).
by nserven
Tue Apr 30, 2019 7:56 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Rule Change Effective 4/29/19 - No More FJ! Shout-Outs
Replies: 49
Views: 4309

Re: Rule Change Effective 4/29/19 - No More FJ! Shout-Outs

I won’t miss the shout-outs, but I can’t think of a single instance when one was almost misinterpreted as part of the response.
by nserven
Thu Apr 11, 2019 8:57 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Online Test Recap & Discussion (Central), April 10, 2019
Replies: 109
Views: 5849

Re: Online Test Recap & Discussion (Central), April 10, 2019

VAdame wrote:
Wed Apr 10, 2019 10:52 pm
Missed:
Kendrick Lamar, said Drake. Hey, Drake, "Duck"worth...makes sense!
I made this exact same mistake, same reasoning.

43 out of 50, for real. I thought Tuesday's test (off the video) was harder (37 right).
by nserven
Sat Feb 23, 2019 8:03 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Tuesday, February 19, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 62
Views: 3171

Re: Tuesday, February 19, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Did anyone notice the non-standard grammar choice on the category title ALEX' BUCKET LIST ? I cannot find a single style guide that suggests it is proper to drop the S on a possessive for a word ending in X. In fact, they all suggest that the S is not optional. Surprised that Jeopardy's writers wou...
by nserven
Mon Feb 18, 2019 2:19 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: FJ Poll for 2/8/2019
Replies: 17
Views: 805

Re: FJ Poll for 2/8/2019

The line quoted from the play (“bodies soft & weak...but that our...hearts should well agree with our external parts?)" made me think of wild desires needing to be tamed, I guess. It was the first answer I thought of and none of the options presented anything that fit better than that.
by nserven
Fri Feb 15, 2019 6:46 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Thursday, February 14, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 35
Views: 2027

Re: Thursday, February 14, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Though I understand that "pope" = "pontiff" was an important part of the clue, any chance they accept "proselytizing" for "pontificating?"
by nserven
Sat Feb 09, 2019 10:39 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: FJs for the 2/4/19 week
Replies: 37
Views: 2000

Re: FJs for the 2/4/19 week

:mrgreen: :( :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
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Transcontinental Railroad. Taming of the Shrew was a guess.