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by seaborgium
Tue May 04, 2021 10:43 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Tuesday, May 4, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 41
Views: 1120

Re: Tuesday, May 4, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Just in the past few days I was thinking about that title and wondering exactly how there would be an archipelago in the USSR's mainland, which makes this FJ a happy coincidence for me. What's the record for consecutive solo gets on FJ for a contestant? I wouldn't be surprised if James or Ken has it...
by seaborgium
Mon May 03, 2021 11:34 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Monday, May 3, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 53
Views: 1283

Re: Monday, May 3, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

This Is Kirk! wrote:
Mon May 03, 2021 11:07 pm
floridagator wrote:
Mon May 03, 2021 9:32 pm
LOL, just LOL at Robert Frost making that Overland journey in 1859. He was still alive at John F Kennedy's inauguration.
I'm assuming he was thinking of "The Road Not Taken," but yeah, Frost was born in 1874.
My dad thought he was thinking of "...miles to go before I sleep."
by seaborgium
Sun May 02, 2021 7:52 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: New old games in the J! Archive
Replies: 6030
Views: 1332267

Re: New old games in the J! Archive

André did his best to stay competitive, but he couldn't neutralize Scott and make up a $15,000 deficit at the same time. In the end, his pre-FJ $12,800 is the highest I know of for a player in second place in pre-doubled times. (Next highest is Joe Carroll's $12,400 in Michael Daunt's second game . ...
by seaborgium
Sun May 02, 2021 3:25 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: New old games in the J! Archive
Replies: 6030
Views: 1332267

Re: New old games in the J! Archive

May 17, 1991 (1991 College Finals #2, only the first 20 clues are in so far) has been posted in full at archive.org: http://archive.org/details/jeopardy-may-17-1991-college-championship-final-2-convert-video-online.com Looks like André puts an acute accent on the e when writing his name out. He's j...
by seaborgium
Sat May 01, 2021 10:03 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: FJ!s for the 4/26/21 week
Replies: 21
Views: 472

Re: FJ!s for the 4/26/21 week

:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :( :mrgreen: :mrgreen: I think "bids & offers" confused me into clamming, but I would have said "quotes" instead of "quotations" so it's a :( either way. 10:30 pm airings on WTF. Having more than one planned preemption helped prevent KABC from pushin...
by seaborgium
Sat May 01, 2021 9:13 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Friday, April 30, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 31
Views: 1536

Re: Friday, April 30, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Inspired by discovering a minor typo in Thursday's game, I remembered when J! misspelled cartoonist Lincoln Peirce's last name (to make it doubly presidential), looked up the game (it was during a Kids Week), and found it had another Baum-related FJ (he's in the clue, so I'm not spoiling anything by...
by seaborgium
Sat May 01, 2021 7:32 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Jeopardy! Tournament of Champions alternates - who were they
Replies: 44
Views: 8579

Re: Jeopardy! Tournament of Champions alternates - who were they

going to see if I can find Rob Lai's 3-day total, and then report back if I find something. I was just reviewing season 2 in J! Archive, and I don't think Rob won three games. His first game is a Tuesday (September 24, 1985); had he been a three-time champion, his last game would have been Friday t...
by seaborgium
Sat May 01, 2021 3:28 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Learned League 88 - Feb/Mar '21
Replies: 427
Views: 15297

Re: Learned League 88 - Feb/Mar '21

I made the championship of the General Knowledge Puzzle League ML in a nail-biter: in MD11 I was in #2 against #3, who would leapfrog me into second place if he won; I initially had two right answers and one Kosman Koin, then I just had a flash of inspiration to pull an answer for #6, which prevente...
by seaborgium
Fri Apr 30, 2021 11:40 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Thursday, April 29, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 97
Views: 3103

Re: Thursday, April 29, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Rare J! typo sighting: I just rewatched this tonight and saw that the Carrie clue said "extra-excitiing." It's already archived like that, but there's no comment about it.
by seaborgium
Fri Apr 30, 2021 8:45 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Thursday, April 29, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 97
Views: 3103

Re: Thursday, April 29, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Does anyone know offhand it Emily's 9K DD is the largest DD bet of the season? Or at least the guest hosts? I can't remember ANY other bets this large since James H ended his run. Thankfully, I've forgotten all his birthday/tribute numbers :lol: At the bottom of the season pages on J! Archive, ther...
by seaborgium
Fri Apr 30, 2021 3:26 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Thursday, April 29, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 97
Views: 3103

Re: Thursday, April 29, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

floridagator wrote:
Thu Apr 29, 2021 11:25 pm
Johnny mispronounced Leah's job title both yesterday and today. She's a project manager, and he called her a product manager.
First reply after this is nearly 10 hours later. Is this the post that broke J!Board last night?
by seaborgium
Wed Apr 28, 2021 8:35 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Tuesday, April 27, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 116
Views: 4614

Re: Tuesday, April 27, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

So apparently a "banned" wager was edited in an earlier episode. Anyone know which one? Which wager, or which episode? The wager wasn't banned yet at the time, but someone once bet $1,488 on FJ, a future contestant watching from the audience alerted TPTB that it was a white supremacist thing, and t...
by seaborgium
Wed Apr 28, 2021 8:00 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Tuesday, April 27, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 116
Views: 4614

Re: Tuesday, April 27, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

So apparently a "banned" wager was edited in an earlier episode. Anyone know which one? Which wager, or which episode? The wager wasn't banned yet at the time, but someone once bet $1,488 on FJ, a future contestant watching from the audience alerted TPTB that it was a white supremacist thing, and t...
by seaborgium
Wed Apr 28, 2021 5:04 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Tuesday, April 27, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 116
Views: 4614

Re: Tuesday, April 27, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Bamaman wrote:
Wed Apr 28, 2021 4:16 am
He may have been signaling that he had won three games.
He probably wanted to create the impression he was doing that, but social media stuff seems to indicate there was more to it.
by seaborgium
Tue Apr 27, 2021 7:05 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: New old games in the J! Archive
Replies: 6030
Views: 1332267

Re: New old games in the J! Archive

UPDATE: Found an article that mentions the number $47,200 but it says that he won that in a single day, which we all know isn't true. They very possibly could have mistaken that with his 4-day total, but I don't know if this is actual proof. The "single day" thing isn't that far out when you consid...
by seaborgium
Mon Apr 26, 2021 10:49 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: New old games in the J! Archive
Replies: 6030
Views: 1332267

Re: New old games in the J-Archive

Let's quote Mark's post that had the video: Here are the introductions from a game I am guessing is late 1985 or early 1986. Any help with the last names would be great. Unfortunately, I only have the first three clues of the game. Check out the reflection on the TV screen to see me. finishemzoe sha...
by seaborgium
Mon Apr 26, 2021 4:58 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Jeopardy! Tournament of Champions alternates - who were they
Replies: 44
Views: 8579

Re: Jeopardy! Tournament of Champions alternates - who were they

This is a bit of a tangent: that article says he won the last three games of 1985 and lost the January 1 game. It's been said the infamous clip of the player who has failed to phrase her FJ response in the form of a question and loses as a result was from January 1, 1986. There are no close-ups of t...
by seaborgium
Mon Apr 26, 2021 12:24 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Reretaken Down
Replies: 4537
Views: 703327

Re: Reretaken Down

I was looking through some of my old posts and their contexts, and found this gem: I am 99.9% certain that any clue that comes up on Jeopardy about the Golden State Killer will not mention Michelle McNamara's book. This was in the 2018 current events thread in April of that year; the one clue J! has...
by seaborgium
Sun Apr 25, 2021 4:08 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Friday, April 23, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 88
Views: 3330

Re: Friday, April 23, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

I would suggest betting $7,598 or slightly less rather than $7,599. A common miswager by second in "lock-tie" and crush games is to cover third by a dollar. Thus staying above a third place double-up by two or more dollars would noticeably reduce the extra risk, but cost you very little. I actually...
by seaborgium
Sat Apr 24, 2021 7:56 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: FJs for the 4/19/21 week
Replies: 23
Views: 763

Re: FJs for the 4/19/21 week

:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :( :mrgreen: :( :mrgreen: Earlier yesterday I posted a comment on Facebook about how some people give D its own syllable when it begins a word with J, thereby, for example, turning Djibouti into "digi-booty." I didn't mention how this led to the line "The D is...