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Re: Final Jeopardy! Clues

Post by Bigdogstalfos » Mon Sep 23, 2019 5:34 pm

Category: Television Drama

2012 BBC research determined this fictional New England town has a murder rate 60% higher than the real murder capital of the world.

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Cabot Cove, Maine

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Re: Final Jeopardy! Clues

Post by Ironhorse » Mon Sep 23, 2019 5:37 pm

Bigdogstalfos wrote:
Mon Sep 23, 2019 5:34 pm
Category: Television Drama

2012 BBC research determined this fictional New England town has a murder rate 60% higher than the real murder capital of the world.

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Cabot Cove, Maine
I didn't notice the category and tried
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Jerusalem's Lot, Maine
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Re: Final Jeopardy! Clues

Post by CasketRomance » Mon Sep 23, 2019 6:06 pm

Bigdogstalfos wrote:
Mon Sep 23, 2019 5:34 pm
Category: Television Drama

2012 BBC research determined this fictional New England town has a murder rate 60% higher than the real murder capital of the world.

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Cabot Cove, Maine
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Re: Final Jeopardy! Clues

Post by triviawayne » Mon Sep 23, 2019 9:15 pm

Bigdogstalfos wrote:
Mon Sep 23, 2019 5:34 pm
Category: Television Drama

2012 BBC research determined this fictional New England town has a murder rate 60% higher than the real murder capital of the world.

Answer:
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Cabot Cove, Maine
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strange thing is, murders only seemed to take place on weekends after September 1991
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Re: Final Jeopardy! Clues

Post by alietr » Mon Sep 23, 2019 9:23 pm

Bigdogstalfos wrote:
Mon Sep 23, 2019 5:34 pm
Category: Television Drama

2012 BBC research determined this fictional New England town has a murder rate 60% higher than the real murder capital of the world.

Answer:
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Cabot Cove, Maine
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Re: Final Jeopardy! Clues

Post by Bigdogstalfos » Mon Sep 23, 2019 9:27 pm

triviawayne wrote:
Mon Sep 23, 2019 9:15 pm
Bigdogstalfos wrote:
Mon Sep 23, 2019 5:34 pm
Category: Television Drama

2012 BBC research determined this fictional New England town has a murder rate 60% higher than the real murder capital of the world.

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Cabot Cove, Maine
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strange thing is, murders only seemed to take place on weekends after September 1991
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Are you invoking the fan theory that Jessica Fletcher is secretly a serial killer?

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Re: Final Jeopardy! Clues

Post by triviawayne » Tue Sep 24, 2019 7:30 am

Bigdogstalfos wrote:
Mon Sep 23, 2019 9:27 pm
triviawayne wrote:
Mon Sep 23, 2019 9:15 pm
Bigdogstalfos wrote:
Mon Sep 23, 2019 5:34 pm
Category: Television Drama

2012 BBC research determined this fictional New England town has a murder rate 60% higher than the real murder capital of the world.

Answer:
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Cabot Cove, Maine
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strange thing is, murders only seemed to take place on weekends after September 1991
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Are you invoking the fan theory that Jessica Fletcher is secretly a serial killer?
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just sayin, everywhere she goes. really, did you ever see a time when she came back to Cabot Cove, and Mr. C was there waiting for her to help solve a murder? No! Never happened, because she was out of town at the time where guess what...another murder took place.
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Re: Final Jeopardy! Clues

Post by mas3cf » Wed Sep 25, 2019 9:13 pm

Another made-up one:

GEOGRAPHICAL ETYMOLOGY

This country got its name because stilt houses in the area reminded Amerigo Vespucci of a European city.
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What is Venezuela? (after Venice)

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Re: Final Jeopardy! Clues

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Category: Food

This popular food item is traditionally held to have been invented in Mexico in 1924, and not in the Roman Empire.
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Caesar salad
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What is the Caesar Salad?(Invented by Caesar Cardini.)
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Re: Final Jeopardy! Clues

Post by mas3cf » Sat Sep 28, 2019 11:30 pm

U.S. PRESIDENTS

For 20 years, he was the only living ex-President.
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Who was Hoover?

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Re: Final Jeopardy! Clues

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Re: Final Jeopardy! Clues

Post by LucarioSnooperVixey » Sun Sep 29, 2019 2:45 am

A very difficult clue, but I would still love to give it a try.

ART

The only painting sold by Vincent van Gogh during his lifetime currently resides in this museum.
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What is The Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts?(The painting is "Red Vineyards near Arles".)
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Re: Final Jeopardy! Clues

Post by triviawayne » Sun Sep 29, 2019 10:57 am

LucarioSnooperVixey wrote:
Sun Sep 29, 2019 2:45 am
A very difficult clue, but I would still love to give it a try.

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The only painting sold by Vincent van Gogh during his lifetime currently resides in this museum.
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What is The Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts?(The painting is "Red Vineyards near Arles".)
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needs a TOM, nothing here to associate one with the other, it’s very much a YEKIOYD
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Re: Final Jeopardy! Clues

Post by LucarioSnooperVixey » Sun Sep 29, 2019 1:30 pm

WORDPLAY

The name of the currency of Iran, Oman, and Yemen appear in the name of this specific type of crocodile.
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What is a Gharial?(The currency is the Rial.)
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Re: Final Jeopardy! Clues

Post by mas3cf » Sun Sep 29, 2019 2:07 pm

triviawayne wrote:
Sun Sep 29, 2019 10:57 am
LucarioSnooperVixey wrote:
Sun Sep 29, 2019 2:45 am
A very difficult clue, but I would still love to give it a try.

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The only painting sold by Vincent van Gogh during his lifetime currently resides in this museum.
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What is The Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts?(The painting is "Red Vineyards near Arles".)
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needs a TOM, nothing here to associate one with the other, it’s very much a YEKIOYD
I love the piece of trivia, but I agree with triviawayne. Typically, FJ gives you the more obscure fact(s) and makes you connect the dots to something the audience is more likely to have heard of. For instance:
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The Pushkin Museum holds the "Red Vineyards near Arles", the only painting this artist ever sold during his lifetime.

When you write it that way, it's a pretty solid clue. It has the Arles TOM, it has Pushkin to distract and punish you if you don't think about the whole clue, and it's a fun fact. It's also much more gettable for the at-home audience, which is a key part of the equation. People like to know the answers and feel good about it. There's a reason nobody tunes in to watch the NAQT championships...

Just my 2 cents....

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Re: Final Jeopardy! Clues

Post by mas3cf » Sun Sep 29, 2019 7:24 pm

Here's a real one from 1990 (episode 1245) that seems to have a pretty massive loophole:

ANCIENT TIMES: This city didn't exist at the time of the Trojan War so Paris couldn't have abducted Helen from there

They obviously wanted Sparta, but there are countless answers that technically fit the clue. For example: NYC, Sydney, Juneau, Toronto, and the list goes on and on and on...

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Re: Final Jeopardy! Clues

Post by Ironhorse » Sun Sep 29, 2019 7:58 pm

mas3cf wrote:
Sun Sep 29, 2019 7:24 pm
Here's a real one from 1990 (episode 1245) that seems to have a pretty massive loophole:

ANCIENT TIMES: This city didn't exist at the time of the Trojan War so Paris couldn't have abducted Helen from there

They obviously wanted Sparta, but there are countless answers that technically fit the clue. For example: NYC, Sydney, Juneau, Toronto, and the list goes on and on and on...
Given that there is little evidence the Trojan War even happened...
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Re: Final Jeopardy! Clues

Post by nserven » Tue Oct 01, 2019 2:16 pm

ISLANDS OF THE WORLD

The 14th and 18th largest in the world by area, these 2 islands are home to the world’s northernmost and southernmost national capitals
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Iceland & North Island

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