Just for fun... your ideal board

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ParrotRob
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Re: Just for fun... your ideal board

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Ideal:

The Florida Keys (geography, history, geology, flora, fauna...)
Astronomy and Astronomers
Humphrey Bogart Movies
Physics
80's One Hit Wonders
Highways & Byways (50 years of devouring roadmaps has to come in handy, right?)

Nightmare:

Shakespeare
The Tony Awards
Rap & Hip Hop
Poetry
British Royalty (past OR present)
21st Century Movies
--
Drowning in the pool

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AFRET CMS
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Dream categories:
U.S. state capitals
Western U.S. history
Military history
Aviation history (especially subcategory Warbirds)
Manned space flight
Human anatomy and physiology
Medicine
General sciences potpourri
1950-1980 pop music

Nightmare categories:
Pop culture -- anything from ET, EW, or People magazine. ANYTHING Kardashian (not only do I know very little except for stuff that is absolutely unavoidable, I actively go out of my way to try not to learn anything about any of them).
Post-Cold War eastern European and western/central Asian geography
Post-1980 pop music, especially rap/hiphop
Grammy awards
Country music and performers
Post-2010 popular literature, authors, and best-sellers.
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My ideal categories: Harry Potter, Board Games, Colorado Cities, South Korea, History, Wordplay, and others that interest me.

My worst categories: Science, Music, Television, Alcoholic Beverages, Movies, Sports, and other things that bore me to death.
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Math (computation or math terms)
Something related to chess
Baseball
Cooking/food
World Capitals
Something with wordplay

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Re: Just for fun... your ideal board

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SenseiCAY wrote:
Fri Jan 31, 2020 12:58 pm
Math (computation or math terms)
Something related to chess
Baseball
I would definitely have those three (or maybe Physics instead of Math -- the show's physics questions simply aren't that tough)
The Civil War
Star Trek
Doctor Who

and I'll take a Formula 1 Racing category for FJ. :)

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Dream Board:

Obscure African Capitals
Translate the German to the Spanish
Organic Name Reactions
Songs That Got Regular Airplay on MTV in 1995
South Park Episodes
MLB 3000-Strikeout Club

Nightmare Board:

Recent TV Spinoffs
Fill in the Missing Word in the Beyoncé Album Title
Bestselling Self-Help Books
Types of Fabric
Lesser-Known Broadway Shows
More Lesser-Known Broadway Shows Because Screw You

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Re: Just for fun... your ideal board

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Hmm...

THE BIBLE
ROMANIA
U.S. PRESIDENTS
BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY
ACRONYMS
WORLD CURRENCIES

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Re: Just for fun... your ideal board

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This seems fun. Why not :lol:!

Dream Board

Mathematics
Chemistry
McDonald's
Aquarium Fish
Bubble Gum Pop
Disney

Nightmare Board

The Oscars
Cars
College Sports
Foreign Cuisine
Art and Artists
Potent Potables

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Dream board:

The Bible
Composers
Jane Austen novels
Vocabulary (especially if it's one where they spot you a couple of letters)
Presidents
Medical terms

Nightmare board:

Current television
Sports
Science fiction
African geography
Military history
Rap artists

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Dream board:

20th Century TV
Cars
Classic Arcade Games
Peanuts Comic Strip
Roller Coasters
Business and Industry

Final Jeopardy: Indianapolis 500



Nightmare board:

Opera
Literature
Art
Classical Music
College Math
Mythology


and when I'm finally on the show, I have a feeling this will be the category for Final Jeopardy:

Things Wayne Doesn't Know
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Dream Board:

Food / Cooking
Word Play
Math (quick computations)
Botany or Flower Identification
Photography
World Countries (map version)


Nightmare:

Bible
Opera
Royalty - British or otherwise
Star Wars Movies (anything about any of them)
Celebrities
Daytime TV

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Re: Just for fun... your ideal board

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My Ideal Board (writers, are you listening?):

Classical Music

U.S. Geography/The 50 States/State Capitals

World History

The Bible

Medicine/The Body Human

The summer Olympics

Others pop into mind, but just writing those has me salivating all over my keyboard and I must stop to do some wiping.

:mrgreen:

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Hmmm... maybe John Boy, Charis, and I will go up against each other. My first two dream categories are:

Classical Music/Composers
The Bible

after that...

80s Comic Strips
Discworld
Flightless Waterfowl

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Re: Just for fun... your ideal board

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opusthepenguin wrote:
Thu Feb 06, 2020 3:17 pm
Hmmm... maybe John Boy, Charis, and I will go up against each other. My first two dream categories are:

Classical Music/Composers
The Bible

after that...

80s Comic Strips
Discworld
Flightless Waterfowl
Let's go with the two we agree on plus 80s comic strips. You contact the writers and the Contestant Coordinators to make the arrangements, and I'll see you in Culver City. And may the geekier geek win.

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