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by cheezguyty
Thu Dec 05, 2019 1:19 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Final Jeopardy! Clues
Replies: 693
Views: 63983

Re: Final Jeopardy! Clues

AMERICANA

Last name of the illustrator known for works like the one seen here; it sounds like something depicted in the image


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What is Flagg? (James Montgomery Flagg, famous for his Uncle Sam poster)
by cheezguyty
Sat Nov 30, 2019 12:25 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Friday, November 29, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 81
Views: 2125

Re: Friday, November 29, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

One for cheezguyty: What is the percentage of shows with 3 women contestants? Since April 28, 2004, 77 out of 2,844 regular episodes (2.7%) have had three female contestants. Here's the breakdown by season: 20 - 1/ 53 - 1.9% 21 - 0/119 - 0.0% 22 - 8/195 - 4.1% 23 - 3/185 - 1.6% 24 - 8/195 - 4.1% 25...
by cheezguyty
Thu Nov 28, 2019 7:59 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Thursday, November 28, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 45
Views: 1890

Re: Thursday, November 28, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

MarkBarrett wrote:
Thu Nov 28, 2019 11:05 am
Here's one for cheezguyty: Alex had $88 after missing DD1. Anyone ever had that score before? At any point?
Emily Goodlander finished the game with $88 back in 2014: viewtopic.php?f=1&t=1766.
by cheezguyty
Wed Nov 20, 2019 11:01 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: On Both Jeopardy! and Wheel of Fortune?
Replies: 88
Views: 16575

Re: On Both Jeopardy! and Wheel of Fortune?

I spotted two former Jeopardy! champs on Wheel in the last week: Emily Herndon won $13,097 in cash and prizes last Wednesday (oddly enough, just $3 less than her combined winnings from J! and WWTBAM ) and Jason Idalski (who posted here under the name "tailskid") was yesterday's big winner with a $68...
by cheezguyty
Sat Nov 16, 2019 8:53 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: FJ!s for the 11/11/19 week
Replies: 22
Views: 944

Re: FJ!s for the 11/11/19 week

I got all 10 TOC FJ so I'll say they were too easy for a TOC. Maybe someone has FJ conversion stats for the participating contestants in previous TOCs. 48.28% - 14/29 - 1985 ToC 34.48% - 10/29 - 1986 ToC 57.14% - 16/28 - 1987 ToC 50.00% - 15/30 - 1988 ToC 30.00% - 9/30 - 1989 ToC 36.67% - 11/30 - 1...
by cheezguyty
Mon Nov 11, 2019 7:29 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: J! Pangram
Replies: 9
Views: 809

Re: J! Pangram

Can't tell how old this is but based on Google it's at least 11 years. Wikipedia might have been helped but they deleted their article with a list of pangrams. It was constructed by Peter Mowrey in 2002 as a submission for a contest on NPR's Weekend Edition Sunday Puzzle to create a pangram that in...
by cheezguyty
Sat Nov 09, 2019 7:46 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Final Jeopardy! Clues
Replies: 693
Views: 63983

Re: Final Jeopardy! Clues

COINCIDENCES These two Americans, a novelist (1832–1888) & a composer (1854–1932), both died on the sixth day of, appropriately enough, the month of March Who are Louisa May Alcott and John Philip Sousa? I guessed George Eliot for the novelist because of Middlemarch . Well I was going to add a "3-n...
by cheezguyty
Sat Nov 09, 2019 7:07 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Final Jeopardy! Clues
Replies: 693
Views: 63983

Re: Final Jeopardy! Clues

COINCIDENCES

These two Americans, a novelist (1832–1888) & a composer (1854–1932), both died on the sixth day of, appropriately enough, the month of March
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Who are Louisa May Alcott and John Philip Sousa?
by cheezguyty
Wed Oct 30, 2019 10:48 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Final Jeopardy! Clues
Replies: 693
Views: 63983

Re: Final Jeopardy! Clues

NAME'S THE SAME

Name shared by a Trojan War hero, a Thracian king killed by Hercules during one of his labors, and a saint who gave his name to Russia's easternmost island
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What is Diomedes?
by cheezguyty
Tue Oct 29, 2019 4:12 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: FJs for the 10/21/19 week
Replies: 47
Views: 1854

Re: FJs for the 10/21/19 week

Has anyone ever done a meta-analysis of these poll results? It would be interesting to see if the FJs have a tendency to get more difficult as the ToC approaches. The upcoming ToC will be the sixth one held since this message board was created. Looking at the poll results for the four weeks before ...
by cheezguyty
Sun Oct 27, 2019 9:34 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: New old games in the J! Archive
Replies: 4415
Views: 726667

Re: New old games in the J! Archive

MarkBarrett wrote:
Sun Oct 27, 2019 6:42 pm
Bobby's page did not have a message board handle though I seem to recall his hanging out with us on a previous incarnation.
It was BLPadge2, as detailed in this thread: http://web.archive.org/web/200206011525 ... 00232.html
by cheezguyty
Thu Oct 24, 2019 8:52 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Thursday, October 24, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 59
Views: 2554

Re: Thursday, October 24, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Jamie's bet worked for her to get the win. cheezguyty - Short or long list for players winning a game with $9999? Especially if on day one? This is at least the eleventh time someone has won with $9,999 (six of those were in the player's first game). The only other repeating-digit winning scores I ...
by cheezguyty
Wed Oct 23, 2019 12:47 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Final Jeopardy! Clues
Replies: 693
Views: 63983

Re: Final Jeopardy! Clues

THE ACADEMY AWARDS

In a list of film titles for which Jack Nicholson received an Oscar nomination, these two four-letter adjectives each appear twice
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What are "easy" and "good"?
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Easy Rider, Five Easy Pieces, A Few Good Men, and As Good as It Gets
by cheezguyty
Tue Oct 22, 2019 11:40 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Fourth Podium Poll for 10/22/2019 (SPOILERS)
Replies: 23
Views: 1019

Re: Fourth Podium Poll for 10/22/2019 (SPOILERS)

$800 WHAT DO YOU LOVE?: Theology (Ryan guessed religion)
Only theology for me [...]
[...] missed the category on theology [...]
The clue read "theophile", not "theology".
by cheezguyty
Fri Oct 18, 2019 8:00 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Friday, October 18, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 52
Views: 2566

Re: Friday, October 18, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

LucarioSnooperVixey wrote:
Fri Oct 18, 2019 5:31 pm
The female challenger in today's episode is not to be confused with:
http://www.j-archive.com/showplayer.php?player_id=11079
The male challenger in today's episode is not to be confused with:
http://www.j-archive.com/showplayer.php?player_id=4529
by cheezguyty
Thu Oct 17, 2019 8:49 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Thursday, October 17, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 56
Views: 2591

Re: Thursday, October 17, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Ed is the third contestant, along with Ed Osawa and Jeff Goldfarb , to win their first two games with exactly $73,600 or $36,800 from the pre-doubled days. Oddly enough, all three lost in their third game! There are only five players in the Archive who finished 2-1 and won more money than that, incl...
by cheezguyty
Tue Oct 15, 2019 7:44 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: 2019 Current Events Study Guide
Replies: 632
Views: 47843

Re: 2019 Current Events Study Guide

guns n roses' song "sweet child o' mine" becomes the first music video from the 1980s to reach 1 billion views on youtube Just this summer, their "November Rain" video became the first pre-YouTube video to get a billion views on the site, followed closely by Queen's "Bohemian Rhapsody" video. "Nove...
by cheezguyty
Tue Oct 15, 2019 6:55 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Monday, October 14, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 60
Views: 2732

Re: Monday, October 14, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

J! does recycle clues, and has some clues that are basically the same with some minor word tweaking. But I've never seen the wording verbatim quite like those two you found, but I wouldn't be surprised if there were other instances in the J! archive. I don't think it's coincidence, but I don't thin...
by cheezguyty
Mon Oct 14, 2019 6:37 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Final Jeopardy! Clues
Replies: 693
Views: 63983

Re: Final Jeopardy! Clues

BASEBALL & POLITICS

This two-word term applied to pitcher Walter ""Big Train" Johnson from 1907 to 1927 and, in a different sense, to Democrat Henry "Scoop" Jackson from 1953 to 1983
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What is Washington Senator?
by cheezguyty
Mon Oct 14, 2019 12:37 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Final Jeopardy! Clues
Replies: 693
Views: 63983

Re: Final Jeopardy! Clues

SCIENTISTS

This Budapest-born man was awarded an Ig Nobel Prize in 1991 for "his lifelong efforts to change the meaning of peace as we know it"
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Who is Edward Teller?