The Official TPH Education Thread (POTENTIAL GAME DAY SPOILERS)

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Re: The Official TPH Education Thread (POTENTIAL GAME DAY SPOILERS)

Post by hanzz » Thu Apr 25, 2019 5:19 pm

You guys are still feeding this troll?

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Re: The Official TPH Education Thread (POTENTIAL GAME DAY SPOILERS)

Post by MarkBarrett » Thu Apr 25, 2019 5:54 pm

hanzz wrote:
Thu Apr 25, 2019 5:19 pm
You guys are still feeding this troll?
Over four years and counting with over 3300 posts. Hammer may not be J! champ material (although he passed the test this month), but he is our Wheel champ.

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Re: The Official TPH Education Thread (POTENTIAL GAME DAY SPOILERS)

Post by 1stlvlthinker » Thu Apr 25, 2019 11:03 pm

TenPoundHammer wrote:
Wed Apr 24, 2019 10:19 pm
Wheatley wrote:
Wed Apr 24, 2019 9:59 pm
I meant how many could you name without looking?
Just QEII, but that by no means guarantees she'll be the right answer. They very well could trick us by throwing one of the lesser known queens in there.
Geez man. Literally the only queen you can name is the right answer, but you won't even consider it because it COULD be wrong?

Again, take the guess. Top box material is supposed to be easy. So take the easy guess. And if it's not that, then you weren't getting it right anyways.
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Re: The Official TPH Education Thread (POTENTIAL GAME DAY SPOILERS)

Post by CasketRomance » Thu Apr 25, 2019 11:04 pm

1stlvlthinker wrote:
Thu Apr 25, 2019 11:03 pm
TenPoundHammer wrote:
Wed Apr 24, 2019 10:19 pm
Wheatley wrote:
Wed Apr 24, 2019 9:59 pm
I meant how many could you name without looking?
Just QEII, but that by no means guarantees she'll be the right answer. They very well could trick us by throwing one of the lesser known queens in there.
Geez man. Literally the only queen you can name is the right answer, but you won't even consider it because it COULD be wrong?

Again, take the guess. Top box material is supposed to be easy. So take the easy guess. And if it's not that, then you weren't getting it right anyways.

that is fricking hammer dude for you..LOL

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Re: The Official TPH Education Thread (POTENTIAL GAME DAY SPOILERS)

Post by Wheatley » Thu Apr 25, 2019 11:17 pm

hanzz wrote:
Thu Apr 25, 2019 5:19 pm
You guys are still feeding this troll?
It's nice to feel smart after coming up short in the online tests
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Also couldn't understand the "battery" clue. Something about storing energy?! That clue was utter gibberish to me.
It tracks- energy is stored in a battery and it produces a current, hence why your electronics only work when a battery is connected to them. The "chemical" bit should have teased out batteries because most batteries are defined by their elements (eg Nickel cadmium, lithium ion, lead acid, etc).
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Re: The Official TPH Education Thread (POTENTIAL GAME DAY SPOILERS)

Post by TenPoundHammer » Thu Apr 25, 2019 11:23 pm

1stlvlthinker wrote:
Thu Apr 25, 2019 11:03 pm
Geez man. Literally the only queen you can name is the right answer, but you won't even consider it because it COULD be wrong?
There have been lots of NHOIs in the $200 box. With literally nothing pointing to the one queen I can name, I figured it had to be someone I couldn't name. Because if it were QEII they'd be a LOT more blatant.
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It tracks- energy is stored in a battery and it produces a current, hence why your electronics only work when a battery is connected to them. The "chemical" bit should have teased out batteries because most batteries are defined by their elements (eg Nickel cadmium, lithium ion, lead acid, etc).
I understood literally nothing of that.
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Post by TenPoundHammer » Thu Apr 25, 2019 11:23 pm

So how come I had absolutely nothing? Just another brain glitch?
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Re: The Official TPH Education Thread (POTENTIAL GAME DAY SPOILERS)

Post by seaborgium » Fri Apr 26, 2019 12:48 am

TenPoundHammer wrote:
Thu Apr 25, 2019 11:23 pm
There have been lots of NHOIs in the $200 box.
Whatever, it's $200, take a guess.

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Re: The Official TPH Education Thread (POTENTIAL GAME DAY SPOILERS)

Post by TenPoundHammer » Fri Apr 26, 2019 12:57 am

seaborgium wrote:
Fri Apr 26, 2019 12:48 am
TenPoundHammer wrote:
Thu Apr 25, 2019 11:23 pm
There have been lots of NHOIs in the $200 box.
Whatever, it's $200, take a guess.
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Re: The Official TPH Education Thread (POTENTIAL GAME DAY SPOILERS)

Post by seaborgium » Fri Apr 26, 2019 2:14 am

TenPoundHammer wrote:
Fri Apr 26, 2019 12:57 am
seaborgium wrote:
Fri Apr 26, 2019 12:48 am
TenPoundHammer wrote:
Thu Apr 25, 2019 11:23 pm
There have been lots of NHOIs in the $200 box.
Whatever, it's $200, take a guess.
Top box: "It's police surveillance outside a building to observe or catch criminals"

Me: "...is that even a thing?!"

James: "What is a stakeout?"

Me: "...Dafuq"
You don't have to guess if you don't have a guess.

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Re: The Official TPH Education Thread (POTENTIAL GAME DAY SPOILERS)

Post by TenPoundHammer » Fri Apr 26, 2019 10:14 am

Clue: "Name a feature of the Atlantic."

Me: "................................"

I don't get it. Literally any other day, I could've said "Bermuda Triangle" with little hesitation, especially since I know what a pulp magazine is.

Again, should I just accept the blank here? Figure out why I keep blanking?
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Re: The Official TPH Education Thread (POTENTIAL GAME DAY SPOILERS)

Post by twelvefootboy » Fri Apr 26, 2019 10:57 am

MarkBarrett wrote:
Thu Apr 25, 2019 5:54 pm
hanzz wrote:
Thu Apr 25, 2019 5:19 pm
You guys are still feeding this troll?
Over four years and counting with over 3300 posts. Hammer may not be J! champ material (although he passed the test this month), but he is our Wheel champ.
And,
1) this IS the TPH thread.
2) In my two years here on the board, I have read literally billions of posts, and I have never seen one by TPH that insulted a boardie or a contestant on the show. And he's received a lot of incoming fire, both mean spirited and in good humor.
3) Do you care to re-consider your post?
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Re: The Official TPH Education Thread (POTENTIAL GAME DAY SPOILERS)

Post by MarkBarrett » Fri Apr 26, 2019 11:26 am

twelvefootboy wrote:
Fri Apr 26, 2019 10:57 am
MarkBarrett wrote:
Thu Apr 25, 2019 5:54 pm
hanzz wrote:
Thu Apr 25, 2019 5:19 pm
You guys are still feeding this troll?
Over four years and counting with over 3300 posts. Hammer may not be J! champ material (although he passed the test this month), but he is our Wheel champ.
And,
1) this IS the TPH thread.
2) In my two years here on the board, I have read literally billions of posts, and I have never seen one by TPH that insulted a boardie or a contestant on the show. And he's received a lot of incoming fire, both mean spirited and in good humor.
3) Do you care to re-consider your post?
My post is fine by me. There was no intent to insult and I was only writing the truth. I respond in this thread usually to try direct traffic here and away from the daily thread. In no way do I consider Hammer a troll. He watches J! and his posts generate responses. He is not anonymous.

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Re: The Official TPH Education Thread (POTENTIAL GAME DAY SPOILERS)

Post by CellBlock » Fri Apr 26, 2019 1:36 pm

TenPoundHammer wrote:
Fri Apr 26, 2019 10:14 am
Clue: "Name a feature of the Atlantic."

Me: "................................"

I don't get it. Literally any other day, I could've said "Bermuda Triangle" with little hesitation, especially since I know what a pulp magazine is.

Again, should I just accept the blank here? Figure out why I keep blanking?
I didn't get that one either. I thought of maybe the Sargasso Sea (like maybe "Wide Sargasso Sea" was first published in/as a magazine? I dunno.) or maybe The Doldrums (as maybe an article was written comparing the emotional state to the geographic location). I couldn't really figure out what a pulp magazine was supposed to be pointing me to.

Of course, on the reveal, yeah, it makes sense and I probably should have gotten it easily.

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Post by 1stlvlthinker » Fri Apr 26, 2019 5:56 pm

TenPoundHammer wrote:
Thu Apr 25, 2019 11:23 pm
1stlvlthinker wrote:
Thu Apr 25, 2019 11:03 pm
Geez man. Literally the only queen you can name is the right answer, but you won't even consider it because it COULD be wrong?
There have been lots of NHOIs in the $200 box. With literally nothing pointing to the one queen I can name, I figured it had to be someone I couldn't name. Because if it were QEII they'd be a LOT more blatant.
You can name one queen. Guess that one queen. That give you a 1/13 shot at getting the answer right vs. the 0% shot if you just clam up.
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Re: The Official TPH Education Thread (POTENTIAL GAME DAY SPOILERS)

Post by TenPoundHammer » Fri Apr 26, 2019 6:39 pm

1stlvlthinker wrote:
Fri Apr 26, 2019 5:56 pm
TenPoundHammer wrote:
Thu Apr 25, 2019 11:23 pm
1stlvlthinker wrote:
Thu Apr 25, 2019 11:03 pm
Geez man. Literally the only queen you can name is the right answer, but you won't even consider it because it COULD be wrong?
There have been lots of NHOIs in the $200 box. With literally nothing pointing to the one queen I can name, I figured it had to be someone I couldn't name. Because if it were QEII they'd be a LOT more blatant.
You can name one queen. Guess that one queen. That give you a 1/13 shot at getting the answer right vs. the 0% shot if you just clam up.
1/13 is 7%. That's so close to 0 that it might as well be 0.
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Re: The Official TPH Education Thread (POTENTIAL GAME DAY SPOILERS)

Post by Wpwells » Fri Apr 26, 2019 7:05 pm

TenPoundHammer wrote:
Fri Apr 26, 2019 6:39 pm
1stlvlthinker wrote:
Fri Apr 26, 2019 5:56 pm
TenPoundHammer wrote:
Thu Apr 25, 2019 11:23 pm
1stlvlthinker wrote:
Thu Apr 25, 2019 11:03 pm
Geez man. Literally the only queen you can name is the right answer, but you won't even consider it because it COULD be wrong?
There have been lots of NHOIs in the $200 box. With literally nothing pointing to the one queen I can name, I figured it had to be someone I couldn't name. Because if it were QEII they'd be a LOT more blatant.
You can name one queen. Guess that one queen. That give you a 1/13 shot at getting the answer right vs. the 0% shot if you just clam up.
1/13 is 7%. That's so close to 0 that it might as well be 0.
If you ever had a 7% chance that your lottery ticket would hit the Powerball, you’d do it in a heartbeat.

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Re: The Official TPH Education Thread (POTENTIAL GAME DAY SPOILERS)

Post by 1stlvlthinker » Fri Apr 26, 2019 7:34 pm

TenPoundHammer wrote:
Fri Apr 26, 2019 6:39 pm
1stlvlthinker wrote:
Fri Apr 26, 2019 5:56 pm
TenPoundHammer wrote:
Thu Apr 25, 2019 11:23 pm
1stlvlthinker wrote:
Thu Apr 25, 2019 11:03 pm
Geez man. Literally the only queen you can name is the right answer, but you won't even consider it because it COULD be wrong?
There have been lots of NHOIs in the $200 box. With literally nothing pointing to the one queen I can name, I figured it had to be someone I couldn't name. Because if it were QEII they'd be a LOT more blatant.
You can name one queen. Guess that one queen. That give you a 1/13 shot at getting the answer right vs. the 0% shot if you just clam up.
1/13 is 7%. That's so close to 0 that it might as well be 0.
You just want to throw away the right answer because you "might" get it wrong? I swear, I just don't understand your mindset. In most trivia games, if I don't know the answer, I just throw something out there and hope it sticks. And if it doesn't, I learn something new.

Are you just scared of literally answering a question wrong in a meaningless situation that you won't even guess?
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Re: The Official TPH Education Thread (POTENTIAL GAME DAY SPOILERS)

Post by TenPoundHammer » Fri Apr 26, 2019 7:37 pm

1stlvlthinker wrote:
Fri Apr 26, 2019 7:34 pm
You just want to throw away the right answer because you "might" get it wrong? I swear, I just don't understand your mindset. In most trivia games, if I don't know the answer, I just throw something out there and hope it sticks. And if it doesn't, I learn something new.

Are you just scared of literally answering a question wrong in a meaningless situation that you won't even guess?
Yes. I am TERRIFIED of giving a wrong answer. And I don't feel bad for clamming a right answer, either.
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Re: The Official TPH Education Thread (POTENTIAL GAME DAY SPOILERS)

Post by Wpwells » Fri Apr 26, 2019 7:41 pm

TenPoundHammer wrote:
Fri Apr 26, 2019 7:37 pm
1stlvlthinker wrote:
Fri Apr 26, 2019 7:34 pm
You just want to throw away the right answer because you "might" get it wrong? I swear, I just don't understand your mindset. In most trivia games, if I don't know the answer, I just throw something out there and hope it sticks. And if it doesn't, I learn something new.

Are you just scared of literally answering a question wrong in a meaningless situation that you won't even guess?
Yes. I am TERRIFIED of giving a wrong answer. And I don't feel bad for clamming a right answer, either.
I think we’ve found the issue.

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