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by TenPoundHammer
Sun Feb 21, 2021 9:29 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: The Official TPH Education Thread (POTENTIAL GAME DAY SPOILERS)
Replies: 4255
Views: 666883

Re: The Official TPH Education Thread (POTENTIAL GAME DAY SPOILERS)

Bamaman wrote:
Sun Feb 21, 2021 5:12 pm
Do a search in the archive for “Great Exhibition”. In addition to a number of clues, it also gives two player suggestions. Do the search yourself and check them out.
The most recent hit I get is when it got its own category... six years ago.
by TenPoundHammer
Sun Feb 21, 2021 5:02 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: The Official TPH Education Thread (POTENTIAL GAME DAY SPOILERS)
Replies: 4255
Views: 666883

Re: The Official TPH Education Thread (POTENTIAL GAME DAY SPOILERS)

1. No one says you HAVE to "blindly guess" London. YOU are the one suggesting "blindly guessing" is involved. The canonical way to answer the question would be to be aware that the first World's Fair was in London in 1851. This is not a piece of knowledge that is secretly guarded by dragons, it is ...
by TenPoundHammer
Sat Feb 20, 2021 8:09 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: The Official TPH Education Thread (POTENTIAL GAME DAY SPOILERS)
Replies: 4255
Views: 666883

Re: The Official TPH Education Thread (POTENTIAL GAME DAY SPOILERS)

Narrow it down to “A major world city hosting an international event in 1851”. There aren’t a lot of possibilities, plus we just had Paris the clue before, so that’s out. You could assume the first World’s Fair was going to be in a Tier One European city. London is certainly a reasonable guess. How...
by TenPoundHammer
Fri Feb 19, 2021 11:27 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: The Official TPH Education Thread (POTENTIAL GAME DAY SPOILERS)
Replies: 4255
Views: 666883

Re: The Official TPH Education Thread (POTENTIAL GAME DAY SPOILERS)

So with that in mind, how would I EVER get a correct guess on a dataset numbering in the hundreds? Please note: Jeff is not telling you to try and figure out the correct country; he's simply telling you to choose ANY country on the planet and say it. Why? Literally every. single. time. I guess, it'...
by TenPoundHammer
Fri Feb 19, 2021 9:52 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: The Official TPH Education Thread (POTENTIAL GAME DAY SPOILERS)
Replies: 4255
Views: 666883

Re: The Official TPH Education Thread (POTENTIAL GAME DAY SPOILERS)

How could you have no guess? There is no penalty for guessing in FJ and the clue told you to name a country. Any country would be a better guess than "no guess". Because I can't even properly guess which of the two Dakotas has Mount Rushmore, which of the four gas giants is the biggest planet, or a...
by TenPoundHammer
Fri Feb 19, 2021 9:00 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Friday, February 19, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 64
Views: 2512

Re: Friday, February 19, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Found the episode online. Ran Loads of Roads. Stayed clam on Dr. Yes for $400. "Mountain" led me to coinflip lion or goat. Never even considered gorilla. Vladivostok was a total WAG on my part, but I'll take it. I still don't get how this FJ! was even remotely gettable. Lach Trash: parochial school
by TenPoundHammer
Fri Feb 19, 2021 8:08 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Friday, February 19, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 64
Views: 2512

Re: Friday, February 19, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Forgot to pay the satellite bill so I missed out today.

No guess on FJ!
by TenPoundHammer
Fri Feb 19, 2021 12:13 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Thursday, February 18, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 59
Views: 2142

Re: Thursday, February 18, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

I knew Barry Blitt because when Larry King died, someone shared a MAD article to which he contributed a cartoon of King.

I've never heard them called "editorial cartoons" either.
by TenPoundHammer
Thu Feb 18, 2021 9:18 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Thursday, February 18, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 59
Views: 2142

Re: Thursday, February 18, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Sometimes I wonder whether J! contestants actually watch the show. Not knowing Young Sheldon after 9,678 Iain Armitage clues?! Another case where, much like pardo/moreno , one bit of unfamiliar information was enough to throw me miles off course. I don't watch Young Sheldon so I didn't know the nam...
by TenPoundHammer
Thu Feb 18, 2021 9:13 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: The Official TPH Education Thread (POTENTIAL GAME DAY SPOILERS)
Replies: 4255
Views: 666883

Re: The Official TPH Education Thread (POTENTIAL GAME DAY SPOILERS)

Would a World's Fair exhibit about the future be called "The Jetsons"? I don't see why not. Crystal Palace and Great Exhibition The last hit for "Crystal Palace" was in 2015, and it was a $2,000 box. You don't have to have. What color is found in the name of a sugar and the name of a bear? I know, ...
by TenPoundHammer
Thu Feb 18, 2021 7:29 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Thursday, February 18, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 59
Views: 2142

Re: Thursday, February 18, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Ken got his first "genre" today. Messy J! round for me. Said The Goldbergs for the Conners; otherwise no hope for me in Sitcoms. Also said novella for short story, samurai for ninja, and Jetsons for Futurama. I thought the Jetsons/Futurama clue in particular was ENORMOUS negbait. War was easily an 0...
by TenPoundHammer
Wed Feb 17, 2021 7:55 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Tuesday, February 16, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 91
Views: 2625

Re: Tuesday, February 16, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

econgator wrote:
Wed Feb 17, 2021 7:53 pm
The clue never said it was.
So you would have been okay with CSNY or NKotB being in the category?
by TenPoundHammer
Wed Feb 17, 2021 7:47 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Tuesday, February 16, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 91
Views: 2625

Re: Tuesday, February 16, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

econgator wrote:
Wed Feb 17, 2021 7:34 pm
TenPoundHammer wrote:
Wed Feb 17, 2021 6:51 pm
To me, using ELO is like using CSNY, NKotB, 5SOS, or B&D.
To you, maybe. To anyone who grew up with their music, no.
The fact still stands that "ELO" is not their official name.
by TenPoundHammer
Wed Feb 17, 2021 7:44 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Wednesday, February 17, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 44
Views: 1721

Re: Wednesday, February 17, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Catholicism for $400 threw me for a loop. I said "diocese" since the Episcopal church uses them too, but can't say I've heard of an "archdiosese" before. I had "Cracker ___" on Crack for $1,000 but somehow couldn't quite come up with Cracker Barrel. I blame 1.) having not eaten at one since well bef...
by TenPoundHammer
Wed Feb 17, 2021 7:43 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: 2021 Current Events Discussion Thread
Replies: 212
Views: 11530

Re: 2021 Current Events Discussion Thread

Country crossover star Morgan Wallen (from Tennessee, mullet guy) is also a name to know if you don’t already - latest album is called Dangerous; "7 summers" and "More Than My Hometown" are his latest singles. ... Guess I spoke too soon. Even before this incident, I remained absolutely stunned that...
by TenPoundHammer
Wed Feb 17, 2021 6:51 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Tuesday, February 16, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 91
Views: 2625

Re: Tuesday, February 16, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

No one knew the "Telephone Line" Jeff Lynne group? I wonder if they were thrown by it because the initialism is not the band's official name? Everything I checked (Wikipedia, YouTube, Spotify, Billboard) refers to the band as "Electric Light Orchestra". To me, using ELO is like using CSNY, NKotB, 5...
by TenPoundHammer
Wed Feb 17, 2021 5:45 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Tuesday, February 16, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 91
Views: 2625

Re: Tuesday, February 16, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Clamp/clump was my only miss in Differs by One Letter. Just couldn't pull either word. Also blanked on "incisors" for a 4/5 in Baby. Rebecca in the Bible rings no bells for me, giving me another 4/5. Just like the "see an elephant fly" clue last week, Literature for $1,600 was just begging for the t...
by TenPoundHammer
Tue Feb 16, 2021 3:26 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: FJs for the 2/8/21 week
Replies: 21
Views: 788

Re: FJs for the 2/8/21 week

16% for nilpferd is pretty telling.
by TenPoundHammer
Mon Feb 15, 2021 7:29 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Monday, February 15, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 68
Views: 2270

Re: Monday, February 15, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

The more I see of Ken, the more I want him to become the permanent host. Can't say I've heard "dish" as a verb before. That was my only miss. I stayed clam on "on the cob" because I made the usual "3 word/3 letter" mixup without realizing that "cob" still would have fit even if it were 3 letters. An...
by TenPoundHammer
Sun Feb 14, 2021 12:22 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: FJs for the 2/8/21 week
Replies: 21
Views: 788

Re: FJs for the 2/8/21 week

:( :mrgreen: :( :( :(
:( :( :mrgreen:

You really think I'd miss a mall clue?

No guess on the rest.