FJs for the 9/16/13 week

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Which FJs did you solve correctly for the 9/16/13 week?

Poll ended at Tue Sep 16, 2014 7:58 pm

Funds provided by his widow were used to set up a literary charity called Old Possum's Practical Trust
72
67%
A logo on this town's website includes its incorporation date, 1981, as well as the historic date Dec. 17, 1903
64
60%
Because time was short, only this ship's starboard side, used for boarding, was repainted September 1, 1945
69
64%
This 1960s album ends with the line "I'd love to turn you on"
63
59%
8 countries border mainland France; its smallest border, at 2.7 miles, is with this country
57
53%
:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: I checked all five above.
18
17%
:( :( :( :( :( I missed all the FJs.
5
5%
AMERICANA $2000: In Philly for New Year's Day? Check out this parade with costumed entertainers, an official city event since 1900
61
57%
HAIL MARY $1000: Like Florence Nightingale, Jamaican nurse Mary Seacole cared for British troops during this conflict
82
77%
AMERICAN COMPOSERS $2000: This "Appalachian Spring" composer won an Oscar for his score to "The Heiress"
78
73%
I correctly identified the National Geographic Photo for $2000 as Tollund Man.
1
1%
Tollund Man who?
85
79%
For the Thursday FJ clue I guessed an album by the Beatles, but the wrong one.
23
21%
For the Friday FJ clue I incorrectly guessed Andorra.
27
25%
For the Friday FJ clue I incorrectly guessed Luxembourg.
14
13%
 
Total votes: 107

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FJs for the 9/16/13 week

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9/16 FINAL JEOPARDY! CATEGORY
POETS

9/16 FINAL JEOPARDY! CLUE
Funds provided by his widow were used to set up a literary charity called Old Possum's Practical Trust

9/17 FINAL JEOPARDY! CATEGORY
U.S. PLACES

9/17 FINAL JEOPARDY! CLUE
A logo on this town's website includes its incorporation date, 1981, as well as the historic date Dec. 17, 1903

9/18 FINAL JEOPARDY! CATEGORY
WORLD WAR II

9/18 FINAL JEOPARDY! CLUE
Because time was short, only this ship's starboard side, used for boarding, was repainted September 1, 1945

9/19 FINAL JEOPARDY! CATEGORY
CLASSIC ALBUMS

9/19 FINAL JEOPARDY! CLUE
This 1960s album ends with the line "I'd love to turn you on"

9/20 FINAL JEOPARDY! CATEGORY
FRENCH GEOGRAPHY

9/20 FINAL JEOPARDY! CLUE
8 countries border mainland France; its smallest border, at 2.7 miles, is with this country

Correct responses in spoiler box:
Spoiler
T.S. Eliot
Kitty Hawk, NC
USS Missouri
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
Monaco
The players were 8/15 (53.33%) with a 3-1-2-2-0 success pattern.

The extra clues have two correct by the players followed by a triple stumper.

AMERICANA $2000: In Philly for New Year's Day? Check out this parade with costumed entertainers, an official city event since 1900

HAIL MARY $1000: Like Florence Nightingale, Jamaican nurse Mary Seacole cared for British troops during this conflict

AMERICAN COMPOSERS $2000: This "Appalachian Spring" composer won an Oscar for his score to "The Heiress"

Correct responses in spoiler box:
Spoiler
Mummers
Crimean War
Aaron Copland
Last edited by MarkBarrett on Wed Aug 20, 2014 1:16 pm, edited 1 time in total.

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Re: FJs for the 9/16/13 week

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:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :( :(
:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
Tollund who?
Wrong album
Luxembourg

For those of you new around here the poll will be posted just about this time each Saturday as the clock nears 5 p.m. my time in the Pacific time zone.

If you are correct on each of the five FJ clues then you get to hit the option with the 5 Mr. Greens. There will be three extra clues that I choose because:

I think the material is good to know since it comes up often.
Someone requests a clue.
I'm curious how many missed or correctly answered a clue.

Sometimes a clue in FJ will have an incorrect response that many others seemed to have as well and that will be a voting option as well.

If you vote your name will appear by each option you select. Be a wise guy and mess around like voting you got each FJ clue as well as missed all the FJ clues and we'll know.

If you make a mistake in voting in forgetting to check something or hitting something you should not have hit then you can just select your choices again in revoting to correct the error without messing up the results. It won't count as a second vote.

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I got the Mummers because I remember a kid's knowledge-type magazine I was subscribed to when I was the target age had an article about them, and the name was odd enough that it stuck with me since then.
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4/5 for me. Missed Wednesday. Not proud of it, and the title of the ship sounded very familiar after it was revealed.

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

Focused on the wrong date Tuesday, led me nowhere.
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band was a blind, "better than nothing" guess.
Didn't know Monaco bordered France, went with Andorra.

Clammed on both Mummers and Copland.

Never heard of Tollund Man.
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I guess I just don't my Beatles

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

Tollund who?
Wrong album
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:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
:( :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
Tolland who?

Can only go downhill from here!
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:mrgreen: :cry: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

Somehow I got stuck on the western US for the Tuesday FJ, figuring no east coast town would be so recently incorporated.

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:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

Tollund man who?

Friday's was my only non-instaget; I had to mull it over for a second whether or not France bordered on Monaco and wanted to be sure I wasn't brain farting it with Malta.

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It'd be impressive if the first 100% this season was based on us not getting a question! :lol:
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:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
:( :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

Nice way to start the season.

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Volante wrote:It'd be impressive if the first 100% this season was based on us not getting a question! :lol:
I remember from the thread a couple said they knew it. Stefan, for sure.

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It's nice to start the year off with a 5/5 week but the only question that was even slightly challenging was the one about the USS Missouri.

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Paucle wrote:
Volante wrote:It'd be impressive if the first 100% this season was based on us not getting a question! :lol:
I remember from the thread a couple said they knew it. Stefan, for sure.
Plus a few aren't answering the question. Right now it stands at 20 for not heard of it, 1 (seaborgium) has heard of it, and 25 people have cast their votes in the poll.
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:( :( :( :( :(
:( :( :(

Yeah, that looks about right for me.

Tollund Man who?

I didn't check the next box because I got as far as "Beatles" before totally blanking on all their album names. Friday had me waffling between Andorra and Liechtenstein, and putting down neither.
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:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :( :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
:( :mrgreen: :( 8-)

I was spoiled for Tuesday's FJ by the discussion of Monday's irregularity in the displays during Johnny Gilbert's Aleve announcement after FJ (which I hadn't noticed myself). If something similar happens again, I suggest it be put in spoiler tags with a warning. I think I would have gotten it, but I'm not totally sure.

I had a complete brain lock on WWII vessels. It might have been a combo of being the wee hours of the night, and my recording being a step above unwatchable.

Copland came to mind just a little too late.

As I said in Thursday's thread, I had a textbook in elementary school that had a picture of Tollund Man in it. It's a face I've never forgotten, and I remembered his nickname as well. In fact, I'd looked him up on Wikipedia sometime earlier this year.

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:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

I never heard of Tollund Man. For Friday's FJ, I first thought of Lichtenstein, but got to Monaco in time.

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:mrgreen: :| :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
:( :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

Gotta count Tuesday as a clam since I saw the spoiler here in the Monday thread :(

I thought Friday's would poll very high. I was very surprised it was a triple-stumper.

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ElendilPickle wrote::mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

I never heard of Tollund Man. For Friday's FJ, I first thought of Lichtenstein, but got to Monaco in time.
Ditto totalis.

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