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by cheezguyty
Fri Jun 14, 2019 10:36 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Final Jeopardy! Clues
Replies: 342
Views: 43153

Re: Final Jeopardy! Clues

BEST PICTURE OSCAR NOMINEES

These two men were each the subject of a different 1942 Best Picture-nominated film with "Yankee" in its title
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Who are Lou Gehrig and George M. Cohan?
by cheezguyty
Tue Jun 11, 2019 11:32 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Tuesday, June 11, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 53
Views: 1536

Re: Tuesday, June 11, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Hugo Z wrote:
Tue Jun 11, 2019 3:34 pm
Has anyone ever figured out what percentage of players who are ahead going into FJ bet zero?
Excluding games where the leader has a lock, it's less than 1%. It's actually slightly more common for the leader to bet it all.
by cheezguyty
Tue Jun 11, 2019 10:46 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Friday, June 7, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 26
Views: 1752

Re: Friday, June 7, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

I was embarrassed to miss this FJ. I spent way too much time thinking "Victoria is in the clue so it can't be Victoria, can it?" This made me curious if the correct answer to Final Jeopardy has ever been contained within the clue (not counting trivial cases such as when the answer is a letter of th...
by cheezguyty
Mon Jun 10, 2019 9:03 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Monday, June 10, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 43
Views: 1680

Re: Monday, June 10, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

MarkBarrett wrote:
Mon Jun 10, 2019 11:31 am
Martin is from Martin (TN). cheezguyty: Any other players with a first name matching their hometown?
I could only find one: (Captain) Lawrence Indyk from Lawrence, Kansas.
by cheezguyty
Mon Jun 10, 2019 2:15 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Thursday, June 6, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 130
Views: 4192

Re: Thursday, June 6, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Correct me if I'm wrong, but I believe Salome's total of $32,800 is the fourth-highest second place finish in Jeopardy! history, trailing only the scores obtained by James Holzhauer victims Nate Scheffey and Adam Levin (the latter of whom currently holds the title for highest second place finish pe...
by cheezguyty
Sat Jun 08, 2019 8:16 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Final Jeopardy! Clues
Replies: 342
Views: 43153

Re: Final Jeopardy! Clues

HISTORICAL NAMES

In 1779, 16-year-old Marie Josèphe Rose Tascher de la Pagerie traveled from Martinique to France to marry this man who was guillotined in 1794
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Who is Alexandre de Beauharnais?
by cheezguyty
Thu Jun 06, 2019 8:22 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Thursday, June 6, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 130
Views: 4192

Re: Thursday, June 6, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

I feel like I remember(possibly from this board?) Someone once saying that in certain finals, instructions are sometimes given pre final that simply a surname is not sufficient. Does anyone know or have any indication that this may have happened? I'm assuming simply Guthrie would not have been acce...
by cheezguyty
Thu May 30, 2019 8:13 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Thursday, May 30, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 80
Views: 3081

Re: Thursday, May 30, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

opusthepenguin wrote:
Thu May 30, 2019 7:57 pm
How many times has this happened where Alex skips a contestant interview? I can only think of one other:
He skipped two in this game: http://www.j-archive.com/showgame.php?game_id=2452 (see Wanda's player page for the details).
by cheezguyty
Tue May 28, 2019 2:18 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Monday, May 27, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 72
Views: 3172

Re: Monday, May 27, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

With the game now archived, we see the players did indeed go 58-0-2 with 3/3 in FJ. Is that a record for most total correct responses without a miss? (Paging cheezyguy). Last Tuesday's game also had 61 correct responses and no misses. The contestants on May 1 combined for 59 right and 0 wrong. The ...
by cheezguyty
Fri May 10, 2019 8:03 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Friday, May 10, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 27
Views: 1512

Re: Friday, May 10, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

They ruled Ellie wrong for saying "tamarind" and yet it was spelled that way in the credits! :roll:
by cheezguyty
Fri May 10, 2019 12:42 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Thursday, May 9, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 38
Views: 1608

Re: Thursday, May 9, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

One for the cheezguyty file: How many games in the Archive where one player was 0 for 4 on the big clues? I found 18 such occurrences: 2019-05-09 | 2006-06-29 2018-07-05 | 2005-01-24 2018-03-01 | 2004-04-16 2016-11-09 | 2003-10-07 2015-06-29 | 2003-01-01 2011-05-25 | 2001-01-23 2010-05-25 | 2000-06...
by cheezguyty
Tue May 07, 2019 12:45 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Monday, May 6, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 63
Views: 2702

Re: Monday, May 6, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

seaborgium wrote:
Mon May 06, 2019 10:33 pm
Did anyone besides me get Tollund Man this time around? http://www.jboard.tv/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=1576
I got it thanks to remembering that poll question and how impressed I was that you were the only respondent to get it right!
by cheezguyty
Wed May 01, 2019 5:16 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Monday, April 29, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 76
Views: 4529

Re: Monday, April 29, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Here's something I'm curious about: Adam's Coryat was $17,000, which was quite good, especially for a runner-up. What is the record for highest Coryat by a contestant who finished second? $25,600 , set by Reid Setzer just one month ago. The known record for pre-doubled values is $14,000 , by Bob Wa...
by cheezguyty
Wed Apr 24, 2019 11:07 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Wednesday, April 24, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 49
Views: 3116

Re: Wednesday, April 24, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Here's one for cheezguyty and his research powers: James ran WHAT DAY IS THAT SONG? going from bottoms up from 2000 to 400. Anyone else have that feat in their book of accomplishments? I found 28 past occurrences of a bottoms-up category run by 19 different contestants (spoiled for length): 1989-02...
by cheezguyty
Fri Apr 19, 2019 2:12 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Jeopardy 2019 North American Audition Tour
Replies: 205
Views: 14388

Re: Jeopardy 2019 North American Audition Tour

triviawayne wrote:
Tue Apr 16, 2019 11:23 am
earendel - 39 (ineligible, already appeared on Jeopardy)
Are you sure about that?
by cheezguyty
Thu Apr 18, 2019 9:20 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Thursday, April 18, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 82
Views: 4454

Re: Thursday, April 18, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Question for cheezguyty: I know that Liz Haigney Lynch went through her entire 3-game run in June 2016 without a buzzer neg (only missing her last Final Jeopardy). Do you have the ability to determine if anyone has had 3 full consecutive games (including Final) with 0 negs? I'm almost certain that ...
by cheezguyty
Fri Apr 12, 2019 9:45 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Friday, April 12, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 79
Views: 5004

Re: Friday, April 12, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

floridagator wrote:
Fri Apr 12, 2019 9:38 pm
Who else noticed this misspelling?
Wutz mispeled?
gnash wrote:
Fri Apr 12, 2019 8:29 pm
Fourth second-row DD this week?! Including two in a single day (Thursday)!? Has that ever happened?
The week of December 19-23, 2016, had seven second-row Daily Doubles -- two each on Monday and Wednesday and three on Friday.
by cheezguyty
Thu Apr 11, 2019 6:44 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Wednesday, April 10, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 113
Views: 4932

Re: Wednesday, April 10, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

I agree that James has settled all question of whether he deserves to be ranked among the greatest of the superchamps. My question, for those of you know who keep track of such things, is how does James's average Coryat compare to the best ever? Here's everyone with an average Coryat of at least $2...
by cheezguyty
Thu Apr 11, 2019 5:15 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Wednesday, April 10, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 113
Views: 4932

Re: Wednesday, April 10, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

I agree that James has settled all question of whether he deserves to be ranked among the greatest of the superchamps. My question, for those of you know who keep track of such things, is how does James's average Coryat compare to the best ever? Here's everyone with an average Coryat of at least $2...