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by alietr
Sat Jun 12, 2021 6:22 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: How Did Mayim Bialik Do as Host?
Replies: 46
Views: 619

Re: How Did Mayim Bialik Do as Host?

& she is not attractive. I don’t do FB or Twitter, so how the hell did this post sneak into my feed? After all, that’s why we all watch Jeopardy, for the hot babes. Perhaps we need a swimsuit week? Wear a bikini and receive an extra clue to the FJ answer. And don’t forget how cold it is in studio, ...
by alietr
Sat Jun 12, 2021 10:27 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: How Did Mayim Bialik Do as Host?
Replies: 46
Views: 619

Re: How Did Mayim Bialik Do as Host?

After the first episode, I would have given her a 9. But I found the constant inappropriate chortling or giggling really wearing after a while so I downgraded her to a 7. Like what's so funny about a response of 'Spitz' (I don't remember if she did it after that one specifically, but there are many ...
by alietr
Sat Jun 12, 2021 7:08 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: How Did Mayim Bialik Do as Host?
Replies: 46
Views: 619

How Did Mayim Bialik Do as Host?

How do you think Mayim Bialik did as host?
by alietr
Fri Jun 11, 2021 4:12 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Wednesday, June 9, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 44
Views: 1293

Re: Wednesday, June 9, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Picked Off wrote:
Fri Jun 11, 2021 10:42 am
Check out Otis Redding at Monterey Pop if you haven't seen it. FJ solve for me but I can certainly understand whiffing on this.
There are so many great performances in that film ...
by alietr
Thu Jun 10, 2021 4:41 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Reretaken Down
Replies: 4576
Views: 738238

Re: Reretaken Down

Volante wrote:
Thu Jun 10, 2021 4:22 pm
MarkBarrett wrote:
Thu Jun 10, 2021 3:55 pm
Do we have a 2032 Current Events thread yet? Brisbane (Australia, not California) may be next month named the host for the Summer Olympics eleven years from now.
Assuming there's still an Olympics. And/or an Australia. And/or a 2032.
... in order of unlikeliness.
by alietr
Thu Jun 10, 2021 3:09 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Fun with GSN's "Common Knowledge"
Replies: 161
Views: 73297

Re: Fun with GSN's "Common Knowledge"

Do they ever have intelligent people on that show? Or is that a disqualifier?
by alietr
Sat Jun 05, 2021 7:12 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Friday, June 4, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 50
Views: 2188

Re: Friday, June 4, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

DBear wrote:
Fri Jun 04, 2021 8:40 pm
teapot37 wrote:
Fri Jun 04, 2021 8:37 pm
Is this the first game in which all four people on stage were women?
looks like it is, since according to the archive, it didn't happen during Katie Couric's guest hosting.
The outchange is complete.
by alietr
Fri Jun 04, 2021 2:20 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Thursday, June 3, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 44
Views: 2100

Re: Thursday, June 3, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

That DC avenues question was just plain awful. Even if you deduced they were looking for south to north (which wasn't clear; what does 'next' mean?), Virginia, Louisiana, New Jersey, New York, and Maryland are legitimate responses. Ugh. [Looks at map] I don't think New York really works because the...
by alietr
Fri Jun 04, 2021 6:45 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Thursday, June 3, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 44
Views: 2100

Re: Thursday, June 3, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Julia won the game handily but I think Mayim cut her off early during the interview segment. She was just getting into the story about her cat and it seemed like there was a lot left. Maybe tomorrow we'll find out more. If anything, she cut her off too late. I think I'm taking Mayim down one rating...
by alietr
Thu Jun 03, 2021 8:03 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Thursday, June 3, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 44
Views: 2100

Re: Thursday, June 3, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

That DC avenues question was just plain awful. Even if you deduced they were looking for south to north (which wasn't clear; what does 'next' mean?), Virginia, Louisiana, New Jersey, New York, and Maryland are legitimate responses. Ugh.
by alietr
Thu Jun 03, 2021 12:13 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Wednesday, June 2, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 39
Views: 2027

Re: Wednesday, June 2, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Did Mayim have some happy juice before the game? She seemed a little too giddy and amused by too many of the clues today. I noticed this too and must admit I found it a bit annoying. I found it extremely annoying. So much so that for me it DQs her from a permanent gig. I gave her a pass during the ...
by alietr
Thu Jun 03, 2021 6:46 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Learned League 89 - May/Jun '21
Replies: 250
Views: 15187

Re: Learned League 89 - May/Jun '21

Does anybody know a good way to figure out which TikTok and YouTube stars rise to the level of trivia relevance, and learn them? Every time one comes up, it's always a name I've never heard before in my life... I hate to get all TPHy, but there are some things I don't care to learn. But I will just...
by alietr
Wed Jun 02, 2021 9:25 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Wednesday, June 2, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 39
Views: 2027

Re: Wednesday, June 2, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Regarding this clue: This Nirvana song shares its name with an element used in medications for bipolar disorder I got this clue right because, even before MP3 players, I had a copy of the song on my TI graphing calculator. Somebody had written a program for the calculator that allowed it to play a ...
by alietr
Wed Jun 02, 2021 6:00 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Tuesday, June 1, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 34
Views: 2305

Re: Tuesday, June 1, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Nothing to do with today's game, but a correction came in today, so I'll put it here to get the right eyeballs on it since the game predates the board. From the 4/4/11 game AYE, "PAD" $600: Princess Amidala, to her friends Erratum: Padme Amidala was a queen in "The Phantom Menace" and a senator in ...
by alietr
Sun May 30, 2021 4:25 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Friday, May 28, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 60
Views: 5141

Re: Friday, May 28, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

I was impressed by Sam's "Gauss" pull and wonder which part of the clue--the face, the unit, the Latin name, or its English translation--led him to the correct response. (I didn't like the unit part of the clue--"magnetism"?--but I feel like we've had enough of the SI this week.) Thanks Robert. I s...
by alietr
Sat May 29, 2021 8:54 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: How Did Buzzy Cohen Do as Host?
Replies: 32
Views: 2561

How Did Buzzy Cohen Do as Host?

How do you think Buzzy Cohen did as host?
by alietr
Sat May 29, 2021 8:51 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Friday, May 28, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 60
Views: 5141

Re: Friday, May 28, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Big congrats to Sam! (Notably, I don't usually root for Kavanaughs.) Jennifer's wager was unfortunate, alas. I was in Malaga two years ago, so I wasn't missing that. Leaving there was the first time I've had a takeoff aborted. I've have landings aborted, but that was a first. Gauss came pretty quick...
by alietr
Sat May 29, 2021 7:43 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Learned League 89 - May/Jun '21
Replies: 250
Views: 15187

Re: Learned League 89 - May/Jun '21

Unsurprising quote from Thorsten in the New Yorker article: “I get very little unsolicited positive feedback during the season.” I'll offer some positive, if indirect, feedback: nine days into this season, not once have I found myself timed out of a session and my answers all disappeared. I always ...
by alietr
Thu May 27, 2021 9:36 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Thursday, May 27, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 35
Views: 3417

Re: Thursday, May 27, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

What penal colonies are there? Georgia and Australia ... any others? Devil's Island, maybe? Once I realized it was a penal colony and not just a jail, I got to the answer quickly. There was a lot of TOM in there.
by alietr
Thu May 27, 2021 2:36 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Wednesday, May 26, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 65
Views: 5750

Re: Wednesday, May 26, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Were I hosting I would have have negged at "zero kelvin". It's an SI unit like newtons and amperes and joules, etc. It's zero kelvins. https://www.nist.gov/pml/weights-and-measures/writing-metric-units Plurals Units: Names of units are made plural only when the numerical value that precedes them is...