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Monday, April 1, 2013 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]

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Post by Patronaut » Mon Apr 01, 2013 11:55 am

Go, Rebecca, aka NYCScribbler!
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Post by Bamaman » Mon Apr 01, 2013 3:49 pm

State Mottos
On a state seal since 1850, this one word motto is found in a story about Archimedes.

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What is Eureka? Jim said Hope.

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Post by dhkendall » Mon Apr 01, 2013 5:59 pm

Sadly, the easy FJs continue. I mean, it's nice to make the FJ more about wagering than knowledge, but enough is enough, guys!

(And it's too bad they *didn't* do anything for April Fool's, I like some of their earlier ones, particularly this one)

(Oh, and thanks to Bamaman for filling in today!)
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Re: Monday, April 1, 2013 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]

Post by Bamaman » Mon Apr 01, 2013 6:00 pm

Over the weekend, I read bill O'Reilly's book, Killing Lincoln. So you know what my precall was. Luckily, I was able to cross the country quickly to come up with the correct motto.

Congrats on making the TOC leader board, Rebecca!!!!!

Tough break for Jim on the 15+ letter words, but at least it didn't matter as he missed FJ.

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Re: Monday, April 1, 2013 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]

Post by NYCScribbler » Mon Apr 01, 2013 6:28 pm

Bamaman wrote:Over the weekend, I read bill O'Reilly's book, Killing Lincoln. So you know what my precall was. Luckily, I was able to cross the country quickly to come up with the correct motto.

Congrats on making the TOC leader board, Rebecca!!!!!

Tough break for Jim on the 15+ letter words, but at least it didn't matter as he missed FJ.
And I was ready for the rebound on that, but they called it a dead ball (as it were).

I too was surprised there was no April Foolery. We thought they might edit it in afterwards.
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Re: Monday, April 1, 2013 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]

Post by econgator » Mon Apr 01, 2013 7:28 pm

dhkendall wrote:Sadly, the easy FJs continue. I mean, it's nice to make the FJ more about wagering than knowledge, but enough is enough, guys!
*nod* That was Kid's Week, but hey, it enable Rebecca to continue her run, so good enough for me!

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Post by xxaaaxx » Mon Apr 01, 2013 7:29 pm

Instaget FJ with "@#!& you". Then I got to Eureka. Maybe they're trying to train conestants to bet more on DDs (not that it would've helped Jim), since having the lead going into FJ is all that matters now.
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Post by TenPoundHammer » Mon Apr 01, 2013 7:30 pm

$600 and $1000 were my only gets in Eats. I was reading about Cincinnati chili (which sounds outright disgusting) literally an hour ago. The other three seemed imepenetrable to me.

Surprised with my 0/5 in Disney Songs. Was expecting more animated movies, then started off on the wrong foot by getting Snow White and Cinderella mixed up. The other four, I've never seen.

I had "eureka" as soon as I saw "one-word motto".
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Post by DWS » Mon Apr 01, 2013 7:30 pm

I thought I stood no chance on FJ when I saw the category, but I was pleasantly surprised when it turned out to be an instaget.

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Post by econgator » Mon Apr 01, 2013 7:34 pm

TenPoundHammer wrote:I had "eureka" as soon as I saw "one-word motto".
Good thing it wasn't one of the 7 others, then. :)

( Maine, Dirigo; New York, Excelsior; Rhode Island, Hope; Texas, Friendship; Utah, Industry; Wisconsin, Forward; and possibly Washington, Al-ki)

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Post by Austin Powers » Mon Apr 01, 2013 7:37 pm

Well that FJ was precalled. Would they ever ask about Arkansas's motto? I don't think so.

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Post by econgator » Mon Apr 01, 2013 7:39 pm

Austin Powers wrote:Well that FJ was precalled. Would they ever ask about Arkansas's motto? I don't think so.
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Post by dhkendall » Mon Apr 01, 2013 7:45 pm

econgator wrote:
Austin Powers wrote:Well that FJ was precalled. Would they ever ask about Arkansas's motto? I don't think so.
"Bill was here?"
"Bill slept here."

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Post by TenPoundHammer » Mon Apr 01, 2013 7:54 pm

econgator wrote:
TenPoundHammer wrote:I had "eureka" as soon as I saw "one-word motto".
Good thing it wasn't one of the 7 others, then. :)

( Maine, Dirigo; New York, Excelsior; Rhode Island, Hope; Texas, Friendship; Utah, Industry; Wisconsin, Forward; and possibly Washington, Al-ki)
Excelsior and Forward I knew. But "Archimedes" only made it clearer that it was Eureka.
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Re: Monday, April 1, 2013 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]

Post by alietr » Mon Apr 01, 2013 7:59 pm

dhkendall wrote:
econgator wrote:
Austin Powers wrote:Well that FJ was precalled. Would they ever ask about Arkansas's motto? I don't think so.
"Bill was here?"
"Bill slept here."
... and here ... and here ... and ...

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Post by Patronaut » Mon Apr 01, 2013 8:01 pm

TenPoundHammer wrote:
I had "eureka" as soon as I saw "one-word motto".
Archimedes gave it away to me. I think I know too much physics.
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Post by ComingUpMilhouse » Mon Apr 01, 2013 8:02 pm

Would've liked to see some Disney song questions when I played.

Congrats to Rebecca! Hoping for a super long run from you now. :) This qualifying period is quite stressful.

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Re: Monday, April 1, 2013 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]

Post by gsn93 » Mon Apr 01, 2013 8:02 pm

Nearly ran: Paper, Hosts, Disney Songs, and Sociology (Going 4/5 on those).
Took me a few moments to get final. I thought it was "Forward" at first, but then switched it to "Eureka."

Congrats on the third win, Rebecca.

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