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by seaborgium
Tue Jun 15, 2021 3:58 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Learned League 89 - May/Jun '21
Replies: 265
Views: 15590

Re: Learned League 89 - May/Jun '21

I knew sinister was related to being left handed and I’ve seen the etymology of ambidextrous somewhere before but I didn’t think of that connection. Went from Spanish derecha to Derek. Kicking myself for missing Dexter and Venice. I got you beat ... I had droite (French), destra (Italian), and dere...
by seaborgium
Mon Jun 14, 2021 11:57 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Monday, June 14, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 55
Views: 1385

Re: Monday, June 14, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

ETA--Apparently India is the only right answer to Asian Literature & Drama $800, as Tagore wrote only the words/not the music to Bangladesh's national anthem. Still, that seems pretty deep for a second row clue. I'm curious how teapot37 fared with it. Mention of the year it was written also pinned ...
by seaborgium
Mon Jun 14, 2021 10:47 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Monday, June 14, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 55
Views: 1385

Re: Monday, June 14, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

ETA--Apparently India is the only right answer to Asian Literature & Drama $800, as Tagore wrote only the words/not the music to Bangladesh's national anthem. Still, that seems pretty deep for a second row clue. I'm curious how teapot37 fared with it. Mention of the year it was written also pinned ...
by seaborgium
Sun Jun 13, 2021 12:27 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: How Did Mayim Bialik Do as Host?
Replies: 68
Views: 1685

Re: How Did Mayim Bialik Do as Host?

Lefty wrote:
Sat Jun 12, 2021 11:45 pm
Woof wrote:
Sat Jun 12, 2021 11:33 am
The only thing that was at all offputting was her reminding us repeatedly that she’s a PhD neuroscientist.
By saying so explicitly?
I think her commercial is affecting people's memory. Otherwise I wonder if one or other of us was watching a different show.
by seaborgium
Sat Jun 12, 2021 10:21 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Learned League 89 - May/Jun '21
Replies: 265
Views: 15590

Re: Learned League 89 - May/Jun '21

Sodium bicarbonate = baking soda has long been something I've known. The terms feel close to interchangeable to me, but with sodium bicarbonate as an ingredient and not the whole thing, I knew powder was the correct choice.
by seaborgium
Sat Jun 12, 2021 9:53 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: FJs for the 6/7/21 week
Replies: 18
Views: 348

Re: FJs for the 6/7/21 week

:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :( :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :( Sotomayor replaced Souter, and that was my guess (although I didn't know that fact for sure). If I had thought of Kavanaugh, I would have come up with Kennedy and known it was right. Less than 24 hours after the Owen clue aired (local...
by seaborgium
Sat Jun 12, 2021 11:02 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: How Did Mayim Bialik Do as Host?
Replies: 68
Views: 1685

Re: How Did Mayim Bialik Do as Host?

Johnblue wrote:
Sat Jun 12, 2021 10:59 am
Pretty bad. Constant off screen giggling was weird & she is not attractive. Plus she has some big pharma ads running which adds to the overkill. She was okay on BBT but enough is enough.
What are your opinions on the other hosts' attractiveness?
by seaborgium
Sat Jun 12, 2021 1:06 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Thursday, June 10, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 37
Views: 1153

Re: Thursday, June 10, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

I don't understand all the hand wringing about Ankit's wager amount. He missed the freaking question. He also said (lifted from MB's hard work): (Ankit: Don't love the category, so just a thousand, please.) (Mayim: All right, I won't take it personally.) [Laughter] ... (Ankit: What is Reykjavik?) (...
by seaborgium
Fri Jun 11, 2021 4:20 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Thursday, June 10, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 37
Views: 1153

Re: Thursday, June 10, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

MTGcollegestudent wrote:
Fri Jun 11, 2021 3:59 am
I'm not even sure why Becky said the same thing on the $1,600 Biblical Broadway clue when the champ got it wrong.
Becky got it wrong first, then Mara repeated her with a pronunciation correction.
by seaborgium
Thu Jun 10, 2021 10:40 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Thursday, June 10, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 37
Views: 1153

Re: Thursday, June 10, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Sotomayor/Souter here, which is at least alliterative. I need to add "Who replaced which Supreme Court justice" to my anki deck. That might not have helped, since Sotomayor replaced Souter. (I also said that.) The lemming effect strikes again: Mara may well have had a lock if she hadn't tried corre...
by seaborgium
Thu Jun 10, 2021 1:40 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Learned League 89 - May/Jun '21
Replies: 265
Views: 15590

Re: Learned League 89 - May/Jun '21

I thought of Sopranos first, but I thought a couple of those titles were a little light-hearted for what I understood that show to be, so I guessed Schitt's Creek instead (imagining "Pine Barrens" to befit the podunk town setting of the show).
by seaborgium
Thu Jun 10, 2021 3:45 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Friday, June 4, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 50
Views: 2230

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

And the Epistle to Titus? I'm trying to get a count of how many things you'll defiantly mispronounce in order to keep your broad stroke intact.
by seaborgium
Thu Jun 10, 2021 2:33 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Friday, June 4, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 50
Views: 2230

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

floridagator wrote:
Thu Jun 10, 2021 1:47 am
I certainly know what you are talking about if you pronounce it with the ending as if it were spelled itis instead of itus, but I would never pronounce it that way myself.
How do you pronounce "detritus"?
by seaborgium
Thu Jun 10, 2021 2:32 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Tuesday, June 8, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 47
Views: 1372

Re: Tuesday, June 8, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

floridagator wrote:
Thu Jun 10, 2021 1:29 am
This Is Kirk! wrote:
Tue Jun 08, 2021 11:37 pm
Strangely my wife and I both thought of the contract negotiation angle and both said "cooling off." I didn't like it at all, but that I was all I could think of.
I have no idea what that has to do with food and drink.
This just in: floridagator burns his mouth on food and drinks a lot
by seaborgium
Tue Jun 08, 2021 11:36 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Jeopardy! Interim Host Thread
Replies: 470
Views: 58566

Re: Jeopardy! Interim Host Thread

I don't mind the occasional ad lib (Alex was no stranger to them) but it gets rather old how Mayim is constantly ad libbing, mainly to make comments about herself. An example from the contestant interviews was how she went out of her way to tell everybody she went to a Violent Femmes concert when i...
by seaborgium
Tue Jun 08, 2021 11:22 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Jeopardy! Interim Host Thread
Replies: 470
Views: 58566

Re: Jeopardy! Interim Host Thread

I don't mind the occasional ad lib (Alex was no stranger to them) but it gets rather old how Mayim is constantly ad libbing, mainly to make comments about herself. An example from the contestant interviews was how she went out of her way to tell everybody she went to a Violent Femmes concert when i...
by seaborgium
Tue Jun 08, 2021 10:48 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Tuesday, June 8, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 47
Views: 1372

Re: Tuesday, June 8, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

I had "happy hour" at first, but the "union contracts" bit steered me in the right direction.
by seaborgium
Tue Jun 08, 2021 8:37 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Monday, June 7, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 32
Views: 1346

Re: Monday, June 7, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Coincidences. . . FJ was a birthday present to me, as Vivien Leigh's name was the only one that made sense to me, even though Gone with the Wind was the only film of hers I could think of during the music. Was it your b-day? Happy Birthday! 🎂 How do you think I was so thoroughly equipped to pick up...
by seaborgium
Tue Jun 08, 2021 2:30 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Monday, June 7, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 32
Views: 1346

Re: Monday, June 7, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Coincidences with today's date in the show: Mayim mentioned Violent Femmes at the end of Julia's interview, and lead singer Gordon Gano was born June 7, 1963; the last FJ response was Jessica Tandy, who was born June 7, 1909. (Honorable mention goes to Verlinda talking about D-Day in her interview, ...
by seaborgium
Mon Jun 07, 2021 2:37 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Friday, June 4, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 50
Views: 2230

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

BTW, Hobbes is not even referring to Leviathan here, the sea serpent cited elsewhere in Job by name, that serves Hobbes as a symbol for civil society. The passage is discussing beliefs about the afterlife, and is apparently meant to refer to the earthly Giants of early Hebrew scripture (the Nephili...