You Know Yo've Been Watching Too Much J! When ...

This is where all of the games are discussed.

Moderators: alietr, econgator, dhkendall, trainman

Post Reply
User avatar
dhkendall
Pursuing the Dream
Posts: 8220
Joined: Fri Jul 01, 2011 11:49 am
Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba
Contact:

You Know Yo've Been Watching Too Much J! When ...

Post by dhkendall » Tue Jul 19, 2011 9:41 pm

Immediately after catching up on the Board, you go to Facebook and see the following status update from a friend:
dhkendall's friend wrote:?12620 - the last 600 just about killed me
And you parse that as:

" $12,620 [playing along at home] - the last $600 [clue] just about killed me."

(Going on her wall enlightened me that she's posting her daily walking progress, 12620 is her daily steps.)
"Jeopardy! is two parts luck and one part luck" - Me

"The way to win on Jeopardy is to be a rabidly curious, information-omnivorous person your entire life." - Ken Jennings

BigDaddyJ
Watches Jeopardy! Way Too Much
Posts: 373
Joined: Tue Jul 05, 2011 9:33 am
Location: Indianapolis

Re: You Know Yo've Been Watching Too Much J! When ...

Post by BigDaddyJ » Tue Jul 19, 2011 11:12 pm

... when you find yourself watching Wheel of Fortune and prefacing your solutions with "What is...".

(Yes, I do this fairly often)

User avatar
codehappy
Contributor
Posts: 19
Joined: Wed Jul 06, 2011 11:18 pm
Location: The Great Northwest
Contact:

Re: You Know Yo've Been Watching Too Much J! When ...

Post by codehappy » Tue Jul 19, 2011 11:31 pm

BigDaddyJ wrote:... when you find yourself watching Wheel of Fortune and prefacing your solutions with "What is...".

(Yes, I do this fairly often)
I always enjoyed when a contestant on Win Ben Stein's Money did this; it happened often enough that they had a specific rule for that situation (the offending contestant would receive a dunce cap to wear :D).

User avatar
Volante
Harbinger of the Doomed Lemur
Posts: 5063
Joined: Thu Jul 14, 2011 11:42 pm
Contact:

Re: You Know Yo've Been Watching Too Much J! When ...

Post by Volante » Wed Jul 20, 2011 12:32 am

...you hear that cliche about "hearing the Think Music in your head when someone asks you a question" and go, "Wait, you mean there are times it's NOT playing in your head?"

Glassysquid
Jeopardy 2010-B College Champion
Posts: 29
Joined: Fri Jul 01, 2011 9:55 am
Location: Narragansett, RI

Re: You Know Yo've Been Watching Too Much J! When ...

Post by Glassysquid » Fri Jul 22, 2011 7:10 pm

When I was in high school, I played on our college bowl team, and I used to answer in the form of a question. And that was even before I went on the show, hahaha. My teammates thought I was annoying, but the moderators found it funny, and making the moderators happy never hurts. :)
Proud member of ESPRIT DE CORPS, otherwise known as the 16 fine individuals who participated in the 2010-B College Championship, and the outstanding ToC Class of 2011.
Fish/squid enthusiast and Ph. D student at the University of Rhode Island.

NJCondon
Jeopardy! Champion
Posts: 127
Joined: Fri Jul 01, 2011 3:25 pm
Location: Chicago, IL Area

Re: You Know Yo've Been Watching Too Much J! When ...

Post by NJCondon » Sat Jul 23, 2011 9:52 pm

Volante wrote:...you hear that cliche about "hearing the Think Music in your head when someone asks you a question" and go, "Wait, you mean there are times it's NOT playing in your head?"
QFT.

User avatar
debramc
Iced Mare Grub
Posts: 725
Joined: Fri Jul 01, 2011 7:24 am
Location: Princeton, TX

Re: You Know Yo've Been Watching Too Much J! When ...

Post by debramc » Sun Jul 24, 2011 12:06 pm

...someone relates an interesting fact to you and your response is "Oh yeah! That was a Jeopardy question last week!"

AlphaDummy
Contributor
Posts: 35
Joined: Mon Jul 11, 2011 6:47 pm

Re: You Know Yo've Been Watching Too Much J! When ...

Post by AlphaDummy » Sun Jul 24, 2011 12:32 pm

...the cop asks "Why were you going 85 miles an hour back there?" and you reply "Correct. Pick again."

Bamaman
Also Receiving Votes
Posts: 8237
Joined: Sat Jul 02, 2011 1:39 pm

Re: You Know Yo've Been Watching Too Much J! When ...

Post by Bamaman » Sun Jul 24, 2011 2:26 pm

You visit New York, get on the subway and hope you see Frank Spangenberg.

User avatar
econgator
Let's Go Mets!
Posts: 6923
Joined: Fri Jul 01, 2011 10:32 am

Re: You Know Yo've Been Watching Too Much J! When ...

Post by econgator » Sun Jul 24, 2011 6:50 pm

Bamaman wrote:You visit New York, get on the subway and hope you see Frank Spangenberg.
I actually did keep an eye out for him when I was there in May. :)

User avatar
Roadgeek Adam
TOC Geek
Posts: 323
Joined: Mon Jul 04, 2011 4:20 pm
Location: Macomb, Illinois
Contact:

Re: You Know Yo've Been Watching Too Much J! When ...

Post by Roadgeek Adam » Sun Jul 24, 2011 9:35 pm

When you've memorized 90% of the questions and lines from the 1998 ToC 2nd Final.
Avatar: Mickey's Hot Dogs - Greenburgh, NY (1929 - present)

Bamaman
Also Receiving Votes
Posts: 8237
Joined: Sat Jul 02, 2011 1:39 pm

Re: You Know Yo've Been Watching Too Much J! When ...

Post by Bamaman » Mon Jul 25, 2011 4:02 am

econgator wrote:
Bamaman wrote:You visit New York, get on the subway and hope you see Frank Spangenberg.
I actually did keep an eye out for him when I was there in May. :)

I'm glad I'm not the only one to do that.

BigDaddyJ
Watches Jeopardy! Way Too Much
Posts: 373
Joined: Tue Jul 05, 2011 9:33 am
Location: Indianapolis

Re: You Know Yo've Been Watching Too Much J! When ...

Post by BigDaddyJ » Mon Jul 25, 2011 9:51 am

... When the wife suggests "Alexander" as a baby name and you immediately respond, "only if the middle name can be Trebek!"

Post Reply

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Baidu [Spider], boson, Google [Bot], guessonguessonguess, xxaaaxx and 10 guests