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by twelvefootboy
Sat Nov 30, 2019 1:31 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Wednesday, November 27, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 57
Views: 1742

Re: Wednesday, November 27, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

...but couldn't think what kind of crap must have been in theaters in 1967. No social activism, pre-hippie awareness, the studio system was still hanging on, no sci-fi and fantasy to speak of (except for Bond, James Bond - that should be one of the quotes). For the record, there was a fantasy among...
by twelvefootboy
Fri Nov 29, 2019 10:13 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Wednesday, November 27, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 57
Views: 1742

Re: Wednesday, November 27, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

I'm just catching up on DVR. I was comfortable with "rosebud" for 1941 but couldn't think what kind of crap must have been in theaters in 1967. No social activism, pre-hippie awareness, the studio system was still hanging on, no sci-fi and fantasy to speak of (except for Bond, James Bond - that shou...
by twelvefootboy
Tue Nov 26, 2019 10:51 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Tuesday, November 26, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 61
Views: 1710

Re: Tuesday, November 26, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

This was a well phrased FJ. Otherwise I might have said "New Dealio", which is much more marketable. FDR wasn't as media savvy as people think. I do enjoy this show much more without juggernaut players. Who wants to watch the Ravens destroy the Rams in the first quarter? Patriots, maybe :). Watch ou...
by twelvefootboy
Tue Nov 26, 2019 10:37 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Monday, November 25, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 73
Views: 1908

Re: Monday, November 25, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Wow, good point! I was so focused on the double letters in the middle that I glossed right over that. "Ppommell," on the other hand..... Ah, yes, the Welsh spelling. I did say it was a stretch! I hate getting here late and finding all the good jokes have been made. There's still room for your jokes...
by twelvefootboy
Tue Nov 26, 2019 10:15 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: LL83: Learned League
Replies: 291
Views: 7614

Re: LL83: Learned League

I sympathize with my opponent in a 2(2)-1(2) win. She burned the 3 and 2 on my strongest categories, Am. History and Math, and I took the gaspipe on both of them. Couldn't pull the Redcoat from 8th grade brain cell. NHO Isoceles as a trapezoid type, but I should have produced it as a studied WAG. Pu...
by twelvefootboy
Tue Nov 26, 2019 9:20 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Final Jeopardy! Clues
Replies: 707
Views: 65194

Re: Final Jeopardy! Clues

I'm not sure I like the wording, but I do like the extra information given in the first spoiler below (the 2nd spoiler is the answer): POPULAR MUSIC A 16th-century Italian clown, a 17th-century Italian astronomer, and an 18th-century fictional Spanish barber are all named in that order in one verse...
by twelvefootboy
Sat Nov 23, 2019 11:37 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: FJs for the 11/18/19 week
Replies: 30
Views: 708

Re: FJs for the 11/18/19 week

:( :mrgreen: :( :mrgreen: :( :( :mrgreen: San Francisco. Didn't know about Buffalo as an early version of Dallas. I've heard about a surviving BB video store in some story lately. A franchise finally came to our town in time to go under. Saw the Cuckoo movie on TV but clueless on the geese. Was tryi...
by twelvefootboy
Sat Nov 23, 2019 8:56 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Thursday, November 21, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 75
Views: 2521

Re: Thursday, November 21, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

TenPoundHammer wrote:
Sat Nov 23, 2019 12:52 am
CasketRomance wrote:
Sat Nov 23, 2019 12:48 am
reuben sandwich is my all time favourite sandwich
I honestly never thought you and I would agree on anything.
I guess weekends are for hijacking game threads - the monte cristo club is where the cool people hang 8-)
by twelvefootboy
Sat Nov 23, 2019 8:45 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Thursday, November 21, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 75
Views: 2521

Re: Thursday, November 21, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

(besides - these vintage dresses are giving me flashbacks to my 3rd grade (my first attempt) teacher Mrs. Gardner. Just how many of the best years of your life was grade school anyway? LOL. I was under privileged to attend an 2-room / 8 grade / 40 pupil school through grade 6. We had the boomer cla...
by twelvefootboy
Sat Nov 23, 2019 1:56 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Thursday, November 21, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 75
Views: 2521

Re: Thursday, November 21, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Still, now that I know she has a collection, I really want to see them all. I'm hoping she wins enough money to be able to buy a new wardrobe instead of having to wear out of date fashions from thrift stores :lol: (besides - these vintage dresses are giving me flashbacks to my 3rd grade (my first a...
by twelvefootboy
Sat Nov 23, 2019 10:44 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Besides Ken, Brad, and James, what other contestants could be considered GOAT?
Replies: 54
Views: 2366

Re: Besides Ken, Brad, and James, what other contestants could be considered GOAT?

Washington, Lincoln, FDR. (gotta scrape Teddy and TJ off Mt. Rushmore) Your troika had an unfair advantage of having to lead through existential crises, so they are automatically great by the very fact that the country exists today. Adjusted for circumstances, though, I think Teddy has a strong cla...
by twelvefootboy
Sat Nov 23, 2019 10:33 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: LL83: Learned League
Replies: 291
Views: 7614

Re: LL83: Learned League

Woohoo! That might be a first for me -- a true Buckner of 7(3)-6(5). I should have known Colombia, but went with Peru since it kind of wraps around Ecuador. I should have known Hoover, but there was no way I was getting ramekin; went with casserole. So, a Buckner is the most points for the least wo...
by twelvefootboy
Fri Nov 22, 2019 7:10 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Besides Ken, Brad, and James, what other contestants could be considered GOAT?
Replies: 54
Views: 2366

Re: Besides Ken, Brad, and James, what other contestants could be considered GOAT?

For the troika of terrificness I like looking at bowling as that can be titles won, and $ won in a career. Walter Ray Williams has to be in the top 3 no matter how you want to slice it. From there there are cases for and against Pete Weber, Jason Belmonte, Norm Duke and Parker Bohn III. Key on the ...
by twelvefootboy
Thu Nov 21, 2019 10:51 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Thursday, November 21, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 75
Views: 2521

Re: Thursday, November 21, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

OK, math is a strong suit, & I've never heard of an oblique triangle. Such a triangle was always refered as scalene. Absolute instaget of a FJ. C'mon, Bible, couldn't you give Lot's wife a name? The dividend clue reminds me that I've not heard the term "quotient" since my second attempt at fifth gr...
by twelvefootboy
Wed Nov 20, 2019 11:25 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: LL83: Learned League
Replies: 291
Views: 7614

Re: LL83: Learned League

Surprised to see the question about the US state and the tony winning musical / academy award winning film now has 8 possible answers!!? I dismissed Illinois (did Chicago win best musical?) and went with Tennessee (for Memphis the musical and assuming Nashville must have won for the Oscar for best ...
by twelvefootboy
Tue Nov 19, 2019 10:20 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: It's happening!!! The GOAT Tourney, w/ Brad + Ken + James
Replies: 116
Views: 5512

Re: It's happening!!! The GOAT Tourney, w/ Brad + Ken + James

I have to wonder what the level of difficulty of the answer/questions will be. GEOLOGY $2000: Beginning at Earth's formation 4.6 billion years ago it was the first geological eon. Answer: What is Hadean?(Precambrian is a supereon.) RUSSIA $2000: The Matochkin Strait separates Severny Island and Yuz...
by twelvefootboy
Tue Nov 19, 2019 10:41 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Monday, November 18, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 44
Views: 2075

Re: Monday, November 18, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

I think the reason so many people are saying San Francisco is because President Harding died there on his way back from Alaska. But he wasn't shot. FG, you give us too much credit ;). If somebody knew Harding died in SF, they probably know it was ca 1923. I thought the SF earthquake was "probably" ...
by twelvefootboy
Sun Nov 17, 2019 10:39 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: FJ!s for the 11/11/19 week
Replies: 22
Views: 957

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 twelvefootboy
Sat Nov 16, 2019 10:52 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: LL83: Learned League
Replies: 291
Views: 7614

Re: LL83: Learned League

triviawayne wrote:
Sat Nov 16, 2019 9:55 am

I had deep horizon instead of deepwater horizon
I wanted to just put Horizon in and hope, but knew there was another word. Finally put New Horizons in. Yeah, that's the space probe to Pluto in the news in 2015. I hate that damn rock. The dog is OK, I'm agnostic about the Roman god. :roll:
by twelvefootboy
Sat Nov 16, 2019 9:36 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Thursday, November 14, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 61
Views: 3416

Re: Thursday, November 14, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

cthulhu wrote:
Fri Nov 15, 2019 10:39 pm
Pre-this-FJ, I had no idea that “jeremiad” derived from the name of a Bible book,
Warning: Boomer humor:
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I thought Jeremiad was a bullfrog :lol: