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by nserven
Thu Jul 28, 2016 9:00 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Final Jeopardy! Clues
Replies: 270
Views: 34804

Re: Final Jeopardy! Clues

dhkendall wrote:
SpoilerShow
Who is Jodie Foster?
by nserven
Wed Jul 27, 2016 9:51 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Final Jeopardy! Clues
Replies: 270
Views: 34804

Re: Final Jeopardy! Clues

1980s NEWSMAKERS

In December 1982, commenting on an incident that occurred 20 months earlier, she wrote, “I am sorry for people who confuse love with obsession.”
by nserven
Thu Jul 21, 2016 10:34 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Wednesday, July 20, 2016 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 56
Views: 3830

Re: Wednesday, July 20, 2016 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]

I said satellite as well from the October 4 date (though wasn't sure why the U.S. would honor the launch of a Russian one). Never made the 10-4 connection, though I love Smokey and the Bandit.
by nserven
Wed Jul 20, 2016 10:02 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Monday, July 18, 2016 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 62
Views: 3261

Re: Monday, July 18, 2016 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]

Yellow -> yellow jacket -> Tour de France. Woo hoo, four in a row for me! Yellow jersey, but hey, whatever. ;) If the Tour de France involved yellow jackets it'd be hella more interesting. No yellow jackets, but this year's race did have a few llamas (no, not LLamas): http://pets.people.com/pets/20...
by nserven
Sat Jul 16, 2016 8:12 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Reretaken Down
Replies: 3398
Views: 311202

Re: Reretaken Down

How dare I had to find this thread on page 2. The 7/15 NYT crossword puzzle had: 14D: Nine-time presidential contender of the 1940s-'90s [7 letters] After filling in the name I was curious about hits he had in the Archive: http://www.j-archive.com/search.php?search=stassen&submit=Search I guess he'...
by nserven
Sun Jul 03, 2016 1:00 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: 2016 Current Events Study Guide
Replies: 505
Views: 48361

Re: 2016 Current Events Study Guide

Tonight's game between the Marlins and Braves will be the first played on an active military base, and the first ever in North Carolina:

http://m.mlb.com/news/article/187593912 ... -vs-braves
by nserven
Sun Jun 26, 2016 10:02 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: FJs for the 6/20/16 week
Replies: 46
Views: 2291

Re: FJs for the 6/20/16 week

At the moment, after 65 respondents, four of the five questions are polling at exactly 65%.
by nserven
Fri Jun 24, 2016 10:19 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Tuesday, June 21, 2016 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 80
Views: 4216

Re: Tuesday, June 21, 2016 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]

Incidentally, a number of Beatles song titles are also the titles of books, including the novels Nowhere Man by Aleksandar Hemon and Norwegian Wood by Haruki Murakami.
by nserven
Wed Jun 22, 2016 10:50 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Tuesday, June 21, 2016 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 80
Views: 4216

Re: Tuesday, June 21, 2016 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]

I came up with "Octopus's Garden" for FJ and could almost visualize it making sense.
by nserven
Tue Jun 07, 2016 8:56 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Tuesday, June 7, 2016 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 42
Views: 2671

Re: Tuesday, June 7, 2016 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]

Did anyone notice that after Stew told his story, Alex did the motion of pretending to dial on a rotary phone, then did the same thing when the rotary dial clue came up?
by nserven
Sun May 29, 2016 8:21 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: FJs for the 5/23/16 week
Replies: 18
Views: 2478

Re: FJs for the 5/23/16 week

John Brown on Tuesday. Matisse on Thursday. Thought Matisse did Staircase.
by nserven
Sat May 28, 2016 10:23 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: 2016 Current Events Study Guide
Replies: 505
Views: 48361

Re: 2016 Current Events Study Guide

okay...let's get a little back on track... In 2016, this doctor performed his own maneuver for only the second time in practice, saving someone from an errant bite of hamburger. Heimlich http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-36400365 In the category of: 1) people I didn't know were still alive 2)...
by nserven
Thu May 26, 2016 10:19 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Thursday, May 26, 2016 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 87
Views: 8564

Re: Thursday, May 26, 2016 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]

Leander wrote:
econgator wrote:I even remembered Nude Descending a Staircase, but couldn't think who did it, so I fell back to Escher.
I made the connection to the right painting too, but for some reason thought Picasso painted it.
Matisse here.
by nserven
Mon May 23, 2016 9:12 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Monday, May 23, 2016 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 53
Views: 2921

Re: Monday, May 23, 2016 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]

Annoyed at myself for my miss on that last DD. I thought I had a great pull with Rachmaninoff.
by nserven
Sun May 08, 2016 10:01 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: FJs for the 5/2/16 week
Replies: 18
Views: 1267

Re: FJs for the 5/2/16 week

I said Uranus for the solar system FJ, thinking of the numerous moons named for Shakespeare's women.
by nserven
Tue Apr 26, 2016 10:06 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Tuesday, April 26, 2016 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 76
Views: 6022

Re: Tuesday, April 26, 2016 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]

econgator wrote:
TenPoundHammer wrote:WLT Bill Maher at $400?
No clue. Not sure I got any of those books (although I would have guessed Carlin if it were a DD).
The titles included "New Rules," which is a segment on Maher's show.
by nserven
Tue Apr 26, 2016 10:48 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Teachers Tournament 2016
Replies: 30
Views: 2426

Re: Teachers Tournament 2016

Will we see a celebrity clue read by J.K. Simmons?
by nserven
Fri Apr 22, 2016 7:26 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Thursday, April 21, 2016 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 63
Views: 4395

Re: Thursday, April 21, 2016 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]

I used to live just a couple of blocks away from that statue of Sojourner Truth.

Missed FJ. Tried to think of a city that was uniquely NFL and said Jacksonville, even though I was pretty sure there wasn't a PM named Jackson.
by nserven
Mon Apr 11, 2016 8:44 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Monday, April 11, 2016 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 50
Views: 3060

Re: Monday, April 11, 2016 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]

I love that the French word for lawyer is the same as the French word for avocado.