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by billiej
Tue Feb 23, 2021 4:34 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Fun with ABC's "The Chase" [Spoilers]
Replies: 112
Views: 7063

Re: Fun with ABC's "The Chase" [Spoilers]

kerryoakie wrote:
Mon Feb 22, 2021 8:30 am
Casting for season 2 is available here:https://www.thechasecasting.com/.

I signed up and immediately received an invitation to schedule a 50 question proctored Zoom quiz (scheduled for early March). I'll report back with my experience!
I'm scheduled for March, as well. Good luck!
by billiej
Tue Jan 12, 2021 8:44 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Monday, January 11, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 85
Views: 5052

Re: Monday, January 11, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Also, repel and rappel are homophones? Ok. Yes, at least according to Oxford. re·pel /rəˈpel/ rap·pel /rəˈpel/ Yeah, I guess it's just in the way I say it. Repel is close to ruh-pel, whereas rappel is more like rah-pel. Not just you. I do the same. I enjoyed Ken's hosting much more than I thought I...
by billiej
Sun Jan 03, 2021 2:47 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Poll on Boardies Covid-19 Impact
Replies: 70
Views: 8138

Re: Poll on Boardies Covid-19 Impact

FYI, the American Red Cross is testing all blood donations for COVID-19 antibodies and (if positive) will use the plasma in treatment therapies. There's always a need for blood and it's a good way to check your personal antibody status. When I was sick back in March, no tests were available so I ha...
by billiej
Wed Apr 08, 2020 6:10 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Fun with GSN's "Master Minds"
Replies: 360
Views: 42764

Re: Fun with GSN's "Master Minds"

I agree the show is much improved. The only exception is the final round, where I think I liked the old one better. They need to come up with a way that we don't have to hear the same 5 questions 3 times.
by billiej
Wed Mar 18, 2020 10:46 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Monday, March 16, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 44
Views: 7732

Re: Monday, March 16, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

McCartney's position is that the lyrics are actually sung as, "the world in which we're livin' " with a barely-audible "R" and a dropped "G". Now see, that's the way I've always heard it. But then I live in a place where "r"s and "g"s are optional nonexistent. FTFY. Hey, I pronounce my Rs, as do a ...
by billiej
Tue Mar 17, 2020 3:17 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Wednesday, March 11, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 39
Views: 10914

Re: Wednesday, March 11, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

davey wrote:
Wed Mar 11, 2020 10:50 pm
1stlvlthinker wrote:
Wed Mar 11, 2020 10:33 pm
Not a good day for me. Basically clammed up during the entire "Last Novels" category. Negged with "Walking Stick Insect" over stickbug...
What makes you think that's a neg? Seems like the same thing to me...
https://sciencing.com/walking-stick-bug-5093235.html
Another walking stick here.
by billiej
Tue Mar 17, 2020 3:07 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Monday, March 16, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 44
Views: 7732

Re: Monday, March 16, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

AFRET CMS wrote:
Tue Mar 17, 2020 2:29 pm
McCartney's position is that the lyrics are actually sung as, "the world in which we're livin' " with a barely-audible "R" and a dropped "G".
Now see, that's the way I've always heard it. But then I live in a place where "r"s and "g"s are optional.
by billiej
Thu Feb 27, 2020 1:44 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Wednesday, February 26, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 57
Views: 16697

Re: Wednesday, February 26, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

But I guess I can't be mad about saffron... But is saffron mad about you? Had "planetary" for FJ just to avoid a blank, but knew that wasn't it. Had no idea as to the etymology of "satellite" (and evidently not of "planet" either LOL). Negged "TikTok" for "Twitch" (the latter of which I've NHO to m...
by billiej
Wed Feb 26, 2020 8:21 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: 2020 Current Events Discussion Thread
Replies: 313
Views: 57351

Re: 2020 Current Events Discussion Thread

morbeedo wrote:
Wed Feb 26, 2020 7:52 am
davey wrote:
Tue Feb 25, 2020 6:03 pm
Anyway, we won't get it unless we subscribe to HBO Max. It's not even clear that we who get regular HBO will get it. As of now, only AT&T mobile and cable subscribers will get it for free...I think.
So they won’t be there for me?
Relax, they're just on a break.
by billiej
Wed Feb 05, 2020 8:26 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Tuesday, February 4, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 38
Views: 7426

Re: Tuesday, February 4, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

As a Winnie-the-Pooh fan, I must protest that Hundred Acre Woods, like Revelations, is flat out wrong. I was fully expecting a reversal. At least the wagering made this irrelevant. If anyone is keeping track, one more here expecting a reversal on "Woods". Glad I'm not the only one that found the ga...
by billiej
Mon Feb 03, 2020 10:11 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Monday, February 3, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 33
Views: 5594

Re: Monday, February 3, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

nserven wrote:
Mon Feb 03, 2020 9:49 pm
For Arizona's state firearm I said "six-shooter." According to Wikipedia, it's actually a Colt Single Action Army revolver with "a revolving cylinder holding six metallic cartridges."
I said 6-shooter as well.

Probably would not have gotten FJ without the year.
by billiej
Mon Feb 03, 2020 10:09 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Online Test Recap & Discussion (Pacific), January 30, 2020
Replies: 91
Views: 17020

Re: Online Test Recap & Discussion (Pacific), January 30, 2020

Finally got around to this, seemed the easiest of the 3 to me, and got the best score of the week with 41. Of course, that may not have happened if I had taken it for real at 11:00. :lol:
by billiej
Mon Feb 03, 2020 8:10 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: 2020 Jeopardy North American Audition Tour
Replies: 257
Views: 53119

Re: 2020 Jeopardy North American Audition Tour

39, Providence
by billiej
Thu Jan 30, 2020 6:06 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Online Test Recap & Discussion (Central), January 29, 2020
Replies: 90
Views: 13451

Re: Online Test Recap & Discussion (Central), January 29, 2020

Took this one off the video. I thought it felt roughly equivalent to the Eastern test, as borne out by my similar scores (37 here vs. 39 when I took it for real).
by billiej
Tue Jan 28, 2020 8:52 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Online Test Recap & Discussion (Eastern), January 28, 2020
Replies: 100
Views: 15807

Re: Online Test Recap & Discussion (Eastern), January 28, 2020

Most annoying miss was answering the wrong question on the Bible...concentrated on “him” and thought they were looking for the man and totally overlooked “this book”. Also blanked on a couple and lost a couple of coin tosses. Still, managed 39. We’ll see.
by billiej
Tue Jan 28, 2020 8:21 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Online Test Recap & Discussion (Eastern), January 28, 2020
Replies: 100
Views: 15807

Re: Online Test Recap & Discussion (Eastern), January 28, 2020

Feeling much better than last year, that’s for sure! There were literally at least 3 that I got just from reviewing stuff today.
by billiej
Tue Jan 28, 2020 11:21 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: FJs for the 1/20/20 week
Replies: 24
Views: 3560

Re: FJs for the 1/20/20 week

For the supercontinent, I started with The Traveling Wilburys, but I corrected myself quickly enough that I think Alex wouldn't have had time to rule against me. More like superincontinent given their ages. What does that make you and me? When they formed, Roy Orbison, the oldest member of the grou...
by billiej
Wed Jan 22, 2020 11:15 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Tuesday, January 21, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 44
Views: 6089

Re: Tuesday, January 21, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

In my mind (influenced by TV/movies/books - with no actual knowledge) Maine is not a hustle & bustle, rush-rush state. If you drive US1 mid-coast, you will see how right you are. Though part of it is that Maine has the highest median age of any state. If you're talking traffic, most of the time it'...
by billiej
Wed Jan 22, 2020 10:58 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Tuesday, January 21, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 44
Views: 6089

Re: Tuesday, January 21, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

... Maine deliberate. What does this mean? :?: In my mind (influenced by TV/movies/books - with no actual knowledge) Maine is not a hustle & bustle, rush-rush state. People there take their time more. It's silly of me to swipe at the state just because Dennis can pick some clues slowly. No offense ...
by billiej
Wed Jan 22, 2020 9:13 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Tuesday, January 21, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 44
Views: 6089

Re: Tuesday, January 21, 2020 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

MarkBarrett wrote:
Tue Jan 21, 2020 11:03 am
... Maine deliberate.
What does this mean? :?: