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Re: Final Jeopardy! Clues

Posted: Tue Feb 16, 2021 3:56 pm
by DBear
NATIVE AMERICAN PLACENAMES

Mato Tipila, meaning Bear Lodge, is the Lakotan name for this national monument.
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What is Devils Tower

Re: Final Jeopardy! Clues

Posted: Sat Feb 20, 2021 9:50 pm
by mas3cf
COUNTRIES OF THE WORLD

This country has a per capita GDP of over US$60,000 and has never recorded a temperature below 66 °F.
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What is Singapore?

Re: Final Jeopardy! Clues

Posted: Mon Feb 22, 2021 10:31 pm
by mas3cf
SCIENCE

One of the most abundant fluids on Earth, in English it commonly goes by a five-letter name or a four-letter name, depending on its location.
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What is magma (or lava)?

Re: Final Jeopardy! Clues

Posted: Mon Feb 22, 2021 11:10 pm
by MattKnowles
mas3cf wrote:
Mon Feb 22, 2021 10:31 pm
SCIENCE

One of the most abundant fluids on Earth, in English it commonly goes by a five-letter name or a four-letter name, depending on its location.
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What is magma (or lava)?
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I guessed water. Or agua.

Edit: I'm going to learn how to read. It's on my to-do list. The clue says "in English".

Re: Final Jeopardy! Clues

Posted: Mon Feb 22, 2021 11:18 pm
by seaborgium
mas3cf wrote:
Mon Feb 22, 2021 10:31 pm
SCIENCE

One of the most abundant fluids on Earth, in English it commonly goes by a five-letter name or a four-letter name, depending on its location.
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What is magma (or lava)?
I would argue that by its five-letter name, it's not "on earth."

Re: Final Jeopardy! Clues

Posted: Tue Feb 23, 2021 11:52 am
by Golf
mas3cf wrote:
Mon Feb 22, 2021 10:31 pm
SCIENCE

One of the most abundant fluids on Earth, in English it commonly goes by a five-letter name or a four-letter name, depending on its location.
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What is magma (or lava)?
Strangely enough, this is right on par with many science questions actually asked on Jeopardy.

Re: Final Jeopardy! Clues

Posted: Tue Feb 23, 2021 12:50 pm
by AFRET CMS
seaborgium wrote:
Mon Feb 22, 2021 11:18 pm
mas3cf wrote:
Mon Feb 22, 2021 10:31 pm
SCIENCE

One of the most abundant fluids on Earth, in English it commonly goes by a five-letter name or a four-letter name, depending on its location.
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What is magma (or lava)?
I would argue that by its five-letter name, it's not "on earth."
Perhaps a rephrase to "One of Earth's most abundant fluids, in English ..."

I kind of liked this clue. Biggest hint I got was
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from "fluid," which led me away from "liquid." Spent a moment playing with gasses, but lava/magma came after a few seconds thought.

Re: Final Jeopardy! Clues

Posted: Wed Feb 24, 2021 7:56 am
by mas3cf
IMPRESSIONISTS

He descended from the Counts of one region of southern France and the Viscounts of another.
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Who was Toulouse-Lautrec?

Re: Final Jeopardy! Clues

Posted: Sat Feb 27, 2021 10:27 pm
by mas3cf
EUROPEAN COUNTRIES

Its population is projected to exceed 5 million in 2021 for the first time since 1851, despite being over 8 million in the 1841 census.
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What is Ireland?

Re: Final Jeopardy! Clues

Posted: Wed Mar 03, 2021 6:23 am
by mas3cf
BILLBOARD #1 HITS

These two singers whose names rhyme with each other had #1 hits with the same title; one in 1994, the other in 2008.
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Who are Madonna and Rihanna? ("Take a Bow")

Re: Final Jeopardy! Clues

Posted: Wed Mar 03, 2021 3:31 pm
by Woppy T
mas3cf wrote:
Wed Mar 03, 2021 6:23 am
BILLBOARD #1 HITS

These two singers whose names rhyme with each other had #1 hits with the same title; one in 1994, the other in 2008.
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Who are Madonna and Rihanna? ("Take a Bow")
I got this one, but only because it was a question on an old episode of The Chase.

Re: Final Jeopardy! Clues

Posted: Wed Mar 03, 2021 6:08 pm
by mas3cf
Woppy T wrote:
Wed Mar 03, 2021 3:31 pm
mas3cf wrote:
Wed Mar 03, 2021 6:23 am
BILLBOARD #1 HITS

These two singers whose names rhyme with each other had #1 hits with the same title; one in 1994, the other in 2008.
Spoiler
Who are Madonna and Rihanna? ("Take a Bow")
I got this one, but only because it was a question on an old episode of The Chase.
It was? Man, I thought I was being innovative!

Re: Final Jeopardy! Clues

Posted: Fri Mar 05, 2021 6:45 am
by mas3cf
TOP-SELLING MUSICAL ARTISTS

The hometown of two of the Billboard Top 5 selling musical artists of 2020.
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What is Toronto? (Drake, The Weeknd)

Re: Final Jeopardy! Clues

Posted: Sun Mar 07, 2021 12:20 pm
by mas3cf
METEROLOGICAL PHENOMENA

Averaging around 140 per year, it has the most tornados of any U.S. state
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What is Texas? (combination of tornado-prone plus large area)

Re: Final Jeopardy! Clues

Posted: Fri Mar 12, 2021 4:44 pm
by cheezguyty
WEIGHTS & MEASURES

Named for an 18th C. Englishman, this obsolete temperature scale was formulated by measuring how clay shrank when exposed to very high heat
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What is the Wedgwood scale?

Re: Final Jeopardy! Clues

Posted: Fri Mar 12, 2021 7:11 pm
by mas3cf
CANADIAN PROVINCES

The hymn of this province has lyrics written in 1908 by Lucy Maud Montgomery, with music by Lawrence W. Watson
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What is Prince Edward Island?

Re: Final Jeopardy! Clues

Posted: Thu Mar 18, 2021 11:42 pm
by DBear
CHESS OPENINGS

1.e4 e5 2. Ke2 is known as this attack, from the idea that one would have to be high on marijuana to play it.
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What is the Bongcloud Attack?

Re: Final Jeopardy! Clues

Posted: Sat Mar 20, 2021 1:01 am
by MattKnowles
20TH CENTURY LITERATURE

The opening scene is a continuation of the closing scene and creates an endless loop in this long 1996 novel whose title comes from a line in Hamlet.
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Infinite Jest

Re: Final Jeopardy! Clues

Posted: Sat Mar 20, 2021 2:55 am
by Lefty
nserven wrote:
Sat Feb 13, 2021 1:30 pm
FICTIONAL PAIRS

Debuting in 1975, they were named for buildings 1.5 miles apart, at 301 Seventh Ave. and 401 Park Ave. in Manhattan.
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Who are Statler and Waldorf?
Love it, except that
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you've reversed the numbers on the two avenues.
mas3cf wrote:
Sat Feb 27, 2021 10:27 pm
EUROPEAN COUNTRIES

Its population is projected to exceed 5 million in 2021 for the first time since 1851, despite being over 8 million in the 1841 census.
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What is Ireland?
Although
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including the six counties still under British rule, the population today would be nearing 7 million.
I'll offer my own:


ANIMATED DISNEY CHARACTERS

Though introduced only in 1940, his name is invoked by one of Snow White's dwarfs in 1937.
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Who is Jiminy Cricket?

Re: Final Jeopardy! Clues

Posted: Thu Mar 25, 2021 9:48 am
by Foretopman
Given all the brouhaha over the 3/23 FJ!, how about this:

The Olympics:

The 1994 Winter games, the first held in a different year than the Summer games, were held in this Scandinavian city.
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What is Lillehammer?