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by Spaceman Spiff
Tue Sep 19, 2017 9:17 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Monday, September 18, 2017 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 75
Views: 10617

Re: Monday, September 18, 2017 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]

OSXpert wrote:
Mon Sep 18, 2017 8:14 pm
If they had also added "...and also the name of an Iron Man villian" to the Final Jeopardy clue, I could have gotten it right.
I didn't know there was a Book of Mandarin in the OT. :?
by Spaceman Spiff
Thu Jul 20, 2017 1:58 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Wednesday, July 19, 2017 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 59
Views: 8301

Re: Wednesday, July 19, 2017 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]

Agreed to the extent of the $1,600 clue. I grew up in the '70s and '80s and was very into automobiles when I was a child, and I can honestly say that I NHO the VW Thing (which was only sold in the U.S. in 1973 and 1974) until tonight's episode. The clue about that vehicle was just obscure, IMO. *no...
by Spaceman Spiff
Wed Jul 19, 2017 11:49 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Tuesday, July 18, 2017 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 55
Views: 7686

Re: Tuesday, July 18, 2017 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]

KellyLasiter wrote:
Tue Jul 18, 2017 6:57 pm
Alex was puckish today! :lol:
Well, he is Canadian!
by Spaceman Spiff
Sat Jul 15, 2017 7:53 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Friday, July 14, 2017 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 43
Views: 8022

Re: Friday, July 14, 2017 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]

Got FJ primarily because I am a fan of OTR, and figured no one really had the last name of Snerd.
by Spaceman Spiff
Tue Jul 11, 2017 3:13 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Monday, July 10, 2017 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 75
Views: 8206

Re: Monday, July 10, 2017 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]

got all of the oscar music...i laughed my azz off when that dude so pompously gave the wrong answer to that clue for bj thomas Well, the song was written by Burt Bacharach. With the lyric by Hal David. And then they went and wrote music and lyrics for another movie, [ Lost Horizon ], and that cause...
by Spaceman Spiff
Fri Jul 07, 2017 4:53 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Thursday, July 6, 2017 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 44
Views: 7600

Re: Thursday, July 6, 2017 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]

Final took me a few seconds. Like Rishi, I thought of cricket first (in Test matches, they take breaks for tea) but they don't have a "traditional" tournament format. What other British event does? Wimbledon. WECIB Wimbledon here, too. The 'tickets' part had me thinking of a (nominally) single play...
by Spaceman Spiff
Tue Jul 04, 2017 3:00 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Monday, July 3, 2017 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 76
Views: 11150

Re: Monday, July 3, 2017 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]

I'm still curious why a first lady would be christening a civilian aircraft. Are the 747's the ones with two aisles like I've seen in the movies, or is that some other plane? I've been on over 50 round-trip airplane flights in my life, and have never been on a plane with two aisles, so I thought th...
by Spaceman Spiff
Sat Jul 01, 2017 6:50 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Friday, June 30, 2017 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 43
Views: 8074

Re: Friday, June 30, 2017 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]

Looking at the coin in the image again I now see "ZWEI" that I overlooked when playing the clue in real time. Ugh! That would have been enough to put the pieces together. That's what pointed me in the right direction. Germany ->Switzerland->Alps->musical->edelweiss. Then I realized it was Austrian,...
by Spaceman Spiff
Thu Jun 29, 2017 6:47 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Wednesday, June 28, 2017 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 43
Views: 6547

Re: Wednesday, June 28, 2017 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]

I got Disney before the music started and was surprised it was a single get. This is where it helped to be a child when WDW was being built. The use of multiple names to grab land at a decent price was talked about a lot in those days, though I do not recall that specific name. Florida + 1960s + la...
by Spaceman Spiff
Fri Jun 23, 2017 10:45 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Thursday, June 22, 2017 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 44
Views: 7889

Re: Thursday, June 22, 2017 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]

Guessed FJ because I knew that Powers was exchanged for someone in 1962, and the swap was in Berlin. Beyond that, I was fuzzy on details.
by Spaceman Spiff
Tue Jun 20, 2017 9:25 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Monday, June 19, 2017 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 92
Views: 15646

Re: Monday, June 19, 2017 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]

Tough FJ. I too said AA. Know next to nothing about airlines, except what some of the ones in a few countries are called. I also went with AA, primarily because I associate Delta with Atlanta, not Texas. I figured it wasn't a defunct airline (TWA, Eastern, Southern, etc.), so given that age it pret...
by Spaceman Spiff
Fri Jun 16, 2017 10:38 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Thursday, June 15, 2017 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 60
Views: 9538

Re: Thursday, June 15, 2017 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]

Laredo seems really undervalued for a $1200 clue, especially when the Rio Grande does go through El Paso (and even Brownsville). I think that clue was more about recognizing an old cowboy ballad rather than knowing the location of a museum. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L14UKBjC5Is ...or maybe an...
by Spaceman Spiff
Wed Jun 14, 2017 3:00 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Tuesday, June 13, 2017 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 62
Views: 9497

Re: Tuesday, June 13, 2017 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]

Hand up if you knew Nostradamus was a doctor. Yeah, that's what I thought. True and it's a devilish clue, but I think it falls under the category of WECIB? ^ This. I didn't know he was a doc, but knew he'd written a lot of stuff that gets quoted (funny how the stuff that doesn't come true gets igno...
by Spaceman Spiff
Thu Jun 08, 2017 3:43 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Historical People
Replies: 13
Views: 1587

Re: Historical People

Got 23. Ironically, 2 of these were on my two games (and I didn't get them on the show).
by Spaceman Spiff
Fri Jun 02, 2017 4:17 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Thursday, June 1, 2017 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 48
Views: 5649

Re: Thursday, June 1, 2017 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]

I got mentally hooped on FJ. When it read "this port city on the Congo" I immediately went to a port city where the Congo meets the ocean... and came up blank. Searched up and down the coast thinking about Namibia and Angola and stayed mentally asea. I wonder how you get the wherewithal to back off...
by Spaceman Spiff
Wed May 31, 2017 2:45 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Tuesday, May 30, 2017 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 53
Views: 9933

Re: Tuesday, May 30, 2017 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]

For me I just guessed UVA since Virginia was the main state for the Confederacy and no northern schools really came to mind. Congratulations on playing in four more games than I probably ever will. You were a strong player done in by an FJ you just didn't know. I overanalyzed it and went with the w...
by Spaceman Spiff
Fri May 26, 2017 9:17 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Thursday, May 25, 2017 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 84
Views: 12729

Re: Thursday, May 25, 2017 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]

Finally broke my losing streak in FJ. It wasn't an instaget, but when I saw all of the masks of four different colors, and I remembered the year, it clicked. I remember the year because I actively collected comics in those days, including buying a few indy comics. But I remembered turning down buyin...
by Spaceman Spiff
Thu May 25, 2017 10:22 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Wednesday, May 24, 2017 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 56
Views: 8069

Re: Wednesday, May 24, 2017 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]

Man, after going 10-10 on the Teacher's tournament's FJs, I've crashed and burned this week, going 0-3, and not having a clue on two of them. I was just trying to come up with a dog breed that might fit, threw down King Charles Cavalier Spaniel in frustration. The correct answer never crossed my rad...
by Spaceman Spiff
Fri May 19, 2017 8:32 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Thursday, May 18, 2017 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 60
Views: 11094

Re: Thursday, May 18, 2017 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]

Getting the trash of Bruno Magli = shoes is easy to attribute to the OJ case and I know I first learned Dutch guilder from one of the versions of Concentration that had a round with world currency matches. Those were always fun episodes, particularly because they had "rubles" and "rupees" on the bo...
by Spaceman Spiff
Thu May 18, 2017 8:54 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Wednesday, May 17, 2017 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 46
Views: 7659

Re: Wednesday, May 17, 2017 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]

dhkendall wrote:
Thu May 18, 2017 3:41 am
This Is Kirk! wrote:
Wed May 17, 2017 11:48 pm
Why is Dixie Chicks a "howler" for that clue? Obviously they weren't around in 1982, but otherwise I don't see why it's a terrible guess.
I think it's mainly the time frame, but also the fact that that *wasn't* country music they played.
It wasn't exactly the Go-Gos, either.