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by Robert K S
Fri Jul 27, 2018 5:40 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Tuesday, July 24, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 56
Views: 1785

Re: Tuesday, July 24, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

opusthepenguin wrote:
Fri Jul 27, 2018 11:10 am
A drop of golden sun wrote:
Fri Jul 27, 2018 3:34 am
How is it possible that Alex doesn't know that the Greek letter mu is pronounced "miu", not "moo" ???????????????? :o
I've heard it both ways.

https://www.thefreedictionary.com/mu
All my Russian math TAs pronounced pi as "pee" and were legit mystified whenever someone would say "pie".
by Robert K S
Fri Jul 27, 2018 11:48 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Tuesday, July 24, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 56
Views: 1785

Re: Tuesday, July 24, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

As a former longtime mastiff owner and devotee of the breed, I agree that "mastiff" should not have received a BMS. To say a bullmastiff is a "type of mastiff," however true in some sense, plays fast and loose with the established names for breeds. (It's a little like arguing "dog" should have recei...
by Robert K S
Thu Jul 19, 2018 5:04 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Thursday, July 19, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 53
Views: 1744

Re: Thursday, July 19, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Mental note, Richard Donner was never nominated for an Oscar
by Robert K S
Wed Jul 18, 2018 10:16 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Monday, July 16, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 43
Views: 1726

Re: Monday, July 16, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Linear Gnome wrote:
Tue Jul 17, 2018 7:28 pm
BTW, I think your listed JBoard handle in the archive is incorrect.
Fixed
by Robert K S
Tue Jul 17, 2018 10:53 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: j-archive.com Is Blocking Me
Replies: 9
Views: 534

Re: j-archive.com Is Blocking Me

Unfortch only Brian has the power to access the whitelist. Please send me your ip (v4) by gmail and I'll forward it to him.
by Robert K S
Fri Jul 13, 2018 5:31 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: New old games in the J! Archive
Replies: 3793
Views: 460415

Re: New old games in the J! Archive

For various reasons I've explored in the past it won't be helpful to add a checkbox for an incomplete game, at least, no more helpful than noting as much in the game comments that appear at the top of the game, which should always be done for incomplete games. In order to "fabricate" a score for an ...
by Robert K S
Fri Jul 13, 2018 1:10 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: J! in the Media
Replies: 328
Views: 56310

Re: J! in the Media

http://www.tmz.com/2018/07/13/alex-trebek-sued-woman-claims-dog-charged-her/ ALEX TREBEK SUED Woman Claims His Dog Charged Her ... KNOCKED HER INTO ONCOMING TRAFFIC 7/13/2018 9:16 AM PDT Alex Trebek Sued By Woman Who Claims His Dog Charged At Her Alex Trebek's dog runs after a pedestrian who falls i...
by Robert K S
Sun May 13, 2018 1:29 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: New old games in the J! Archive
Replies: 3793
Views: 460415

Re: New old games in the J! Archive

The answer to the S18 question is that when GSN re-aired that season several times over, I entered the skeletons and got all the media captures but didn't put in the clues. Unfortunately GSN also stripped out all the original fee plugs which included the mention of the consolation prizes, so only Ma...
by Robert K S
Sat Apr 14, 2018 5:14 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Meanwhile... in the Green Room
Replies: 17
Views: 1340

Meanwhile... in the Green Room

I liked the time-elapse video of the entire day's green room activity that is up on the official Facebook page. Tried to figure out what movies they were watching by looking at them as they blazed by. The second one is The Princess Bride (any FJ! wagering tips from Fezzik?) and the third is one of t...
by Robert K S
Wed Jan 03, 2018 5:34 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Monday, January 1, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 75
Views: 5906

Re: Monday, January 1, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]

Thanks for that small victory :D

Did we hear from the contestants if there was any official review?
by Robert K S
Wed Jan 03, 2018 5:17 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Monday, January 1, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 75
Views: 5906

Re: Monday, January 1, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]

Lisa posted elsewhere that she was thrown halfway through responding because of the unconventional overlap, paused, and started again at the beginning of the overlap to make sure she got it out right. I'm sure this is true, but there is even more to it. After watching and listening a million times ...
by Robert K S
Wed Jan 03, 2018 4:51 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Monday, January 1, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 75
Views: 5906

Re: Monday, January 1, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]

davey wrote:
Wed Jan 03, 2018 2:12 pm
2) A "Before & After" requires some "after," a unique suffix after the linking middle.
Wouldn't that be "-ostrophe"?
by Robert K S
Wed Jan 03, 2018 1:53 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Monday, January 1, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 75
Views: 5906

Re: Monday, January 1, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]

opusthepenguin wrote:
Wed Jan 03, 2018 7:06 am
I can understand lumping mispronunciations in with repetitions and stutters, but to me they're different.
by Robert K S
Wed Jan 03, 2018 5:59 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Monday, January 1, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 75
Views: 5906

Re: Monday, January 1, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]

once her response was accepted, I didn't expect a reversal. I don't think a reversal would have been fair since Lisa wasn't offered the opportunity to say her response again. Tell that to Allen Goodman... or the many other players who see a slight mispronunciation result in a reversal with no oppor...
by Robert K S
Tue Jan 02, 2018 1:54 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Monday, January 1, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 75
Views: 5906

Re: Monday, January 1, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]

Like a stutter and a reiteration of what came immediately before the stutter. It's the only explanation that makes sense, but if you're allowed to start over in the middle of a BEFORE & AFTER response to repeat the linking part, it kind of ruins the point of the category. (Would "undefeated boxer.....
by Robert K S
Mon Jan 01, 2018 11:56 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Monday, January 1, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 75
Views: 5906

Re: Monday, January 1, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]

CC'er was pretty generous there and/or influenced by the response being ruled correct
by Robert K S
Mon Jan 01, 2018 11:40 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Monday, January 1, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 75
Views: 5906

Re: Monday, January 1, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]

Was no one else surprised that Alex didn't recall money for Lisa's response of "What is will.i.am... biambic pentameter?"
by Robert K S
Mon Nov 13, 2017 3:02 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Monday, November 13, 2017 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 101
Views: 8099

Re: Monday, November 13, 2017 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]

Van Buren--
19th century - check
Vice president - check
German - bzzt
by Robert K S
Mon Nov 06, 2017 3:58 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Maintaining Confidentiality of Who Has Won on Jeopardy!
Replies: 53
Views: 4852

Re: Maintaining Confidentiality of Who Has Won on Jeopardy!

I think any contractual power the producers have is far outweighed by the general apathy studio audiences have when it comes to game outcomes. The studio audience is usually asked not to reveal game outcomes but it's not like they're under some kind of enforceable NDA. If there was anything to be ga...