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Thursday, March 26, 2015 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]

Post by Archivists » Thu Mar 26, 2015 11:30 am

Game Recap for Show #7034, 2015-03-26

CONTESTANTS
Al Cho, a corporate strategist originally from Tempe, Arizona
Laura Weiner, a customer service representaive from Quincy, Massachusetts
Jacqueline Hawkins, an English professor from Louisville, Kentucky (whose 1-day cash winnings total $23,300)

OPENING REMARKS
Alex: Thank you, Johnny. Thank you, ladies and gentlemen. Hi, folks. Welcome aboard. Jacqueline--big win yesterday, over $23,000. Laura and Al, it could happen to you. Good luck. Here we go. Jeopardy! Round. First round of play today featuring these categories...

JEOPARDY! ROUND CATEGORIES
STATES RHYME TIME (5/5)
IS THERE A DOCTOR IN THE HOUSE? (5/5, including 1 correct Daily Double)
WARBIRDS (4/5)
PASS THE MUSTARD (4/5)
HOTEL CHAINS (4/5)
CHECKING IN ON MARCH 26 (3/3)

THE RIGHTS & THE WRONGS
Jacqueline: 14 R (including 1 rebound and 1 DD), 1 W
Al: 8 R, 0 W
Laura: 3 R, 2 W

Clues revealed: 28
Triple Stumpers: 3
Jeopardy! Round Potential Lach Trash: $2,600



JEOPARDY! ROUND DAILY DOUBLE
Jacqueline found the Daily Double on the 10th clue. Jacqueline had $1,800, Laura had $600, and Al was at $2,000. Jacqueline wagered $1,000.

IS THERE A DOCTOR IN THE HOUSE? $800: It's the 15-letter word for the type of doctor who deals with the structure, functions & diseases of the eye

SCORES AT THE FIRST BREAK
Jacqueline: $3,800
Al: $3,000
Laura: $1,600

CONTESTANT INTERVIEWS



Alex: Welcome back. When I travel the world, and I have done a great deal of traveling in my lifetime, I visit historic sites, special places, for entertainment. Al Cho here has a completely different approach. What do you like to visit?

Al: Alex, I love to visit sewage treatment plants in different countries.

Alex: Of course.

Al: I work for a company that focuses on solving the world's biggest water challenges, and waste water is a big one, so... yeah. It's, uh, pretty tough.

Alex: So we can recycle that, though.

Al: Well, you can. You can--you can recycle it to the point where you can drink it straight out of the tap.

Alex: I know, but people are so reluctant. They're afraid to do that, aren't they?

Al: We have to--they are, but I think that's a mistake.

Alex: Yeah. We have to educate them a little bit more.

Al: Thank you.

Alex: Okay. Good.




Alex: Laura Weiner is from Quincy, Massachusetts. Now when I travel on subways, I always hear the announcement, "Be careful of the gap between the train and the platform."

Laura: Yes.

Alex: Uh, you didn't listen to that once.

Laura: [Laughs] I was on a--it wasn't a subway. It was a, uh, a train.

Alex: A regular train.

Laura: Yes. And my left foot was careful of the gap. My right foot was not, and I actually fell into the gap about up to my knee. And luckily, it was the first stop of the train, so the train wasn't going anywhere yet, so I was able to pull myself out. And everyone was staring at me with these horrified expressions. And I was, like, in shock. I said, "Well, first time for everything," and I went and sat down.

Alex: Yeah, but... wait a minute.

[Laughter]

Alex: I'm a little puzzled.

Laura: Yeah.

Alex: You fell into this, and everybody's standing there and staring? Nobody came over to help you? What kind of people were you traveling with?

[Laughter]

Laura: I was traveling solo, so evidently, the people nearby were just so stunned that they--they couldn't think to do... [laughs] anything.

Alex: Hey, you can be stunned, but you say, "May I help you?"

Laura: Yes. [Chuckles]

Alex: Jeez.




Alex: All right, Jacqueline Hawkins is our champion. She's an English professor, ladies and gentlemen, and yet, she and some friends gave a concert--I'm assuming a musical concert--

Jacqueline: Mm-hmm.

Alex: --because we're talking about material in how many different languages?

Jacqueline: In five languages.

Alex: Which were?

Jacqueline: I sang in Italian, Spanish, German, French, and English.

Alex: And did you understand all of the words that you were singing?

Jacqueline: I understood most of the Spanish and Italian, enough to have a vague idea, and a French professor and a German professor told me what I was saying in the other languages.

Alex: Pop songs? Classical songs?

Jacqueline: Classical songs from the 19th century.

Alex: Well received?

Jacqueline: Yes. Uh, that's probably 'cause we fed people as well. Our culinary arts department... [laughs] uh, gave people a culinary tour of Europe.

Alex: Good for you.

TRIPLE STUMPERS IN THE JEOPARDY! ROUND
HOTEL CHAINS $800: Sleepy Bear, seen then & now, is the Ambassador of Adventure for this chain

PASS THE MUSTARD $800: American mustard's bright yellow coloring comes from this Asian plant

WARBIRDS $1000: The Cold War era Soviet TU-4 was a copy of this U.S. bomber; several had landed in Russia after bombing Japan
(Jacqueline: What is the B-52?)
(Laura: Oh...sorry.)
(Alex: Oh, that's too bad. And Al's not gonna ring in to try & come up with [*], the Super Fortress. Less than a minute to go now, Al.)

SCORES AT THE END OF THE JEOPARDY! ROUND
Jacqueline: $6,600
Al: $4,800
Laura: $200

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Post by Archivists » Thu Mar 26, 2015 11:30 am

DOUBLE JEOPARDY! ROUND CATEGORIES
IRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN (5/5, including 1 correct Daily Double)
FICTIONAL MOVIE BUSINESSES (3/5)
SCIENCE MUSEUMS (5/5, including 1 correct Daily Double)
POE FOLKS (3/5)
THE STRAIT SCOOP (5/5)
BROUGHT TO YOU IN H_D (5/5) (Alex: Each correct response begins with the letter "H" & will end with the letter "D".)

THE RIGHTS & THE WRONGS
Al: 12 R (including 1 rebound and 1 DD), 0 W
Jacqueline: 8 R (including 1 DD), 1 W
Laura: 6 R, 0 W

Clues revealed: 30
Triple Stumpers: 4
Double Jeopardy! Round Potential Lach Trash: $7,200



FIRST DOUBLE JEOPARDY! ROUND DAILY DOUBLE
Jacqueline snagged the next Daily Double on the 18th clue. Jacqueline had $13,400, Laura had $5,000, and Al was at $8,000. Jacqueline wagered $2,000.

SCIENCE MUSEUMS $2000: This city's Museum of Science & Industry is housed in the only remaining building from the 1893 Columbian Expo

SECOND DOUBLE JEOPARDY! ROUND DAILY DOUBLE
It was Al who snatched up the last Daily Double of the game on the 26th clue. Jacqueline had $16,600, Laura had $5,000, and Al was at $12,000. Al wagered $4,000.

IRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN $1600: In 1636 the natives probably got restless when Aruba was occupied by this Dutch company (remember your hemisphere)

TRIPLE STUMPERS IN THE DOUBLE JEOPARDY! ROUND
FICTIONAL MOVIE BUSINESSES $1600: You can't replicate the Tyrell Corporation's success in this sci-fi classic

FICTIONAL MOVIE BUSINESSES $2000: A virus created by the Umbrella Corporation is out of control in this horror series

POE FOLKS $1600: His "narrative" of his adventures aboard the Grampus includes mutiny & shipwreck

POE FOLKS $2000: In "The Cask of Amontillado", Montresor seeks revenge on this wine connoisseur

SCORES ENTERING FINAL JEOPARDY!
Al: $20,000
Jacqueline: $16,600
Laura: $5,400

FINAL JEOPARDY! CATEGORY
NAVY SHIPS

VENUSIAN MONOLOGUES/MARTIAN CHRONICLES
Four-fifths for first place. Shore's Conjecture.
Al: Wager $13,201 to cover Jacqueline. Or, you could try out a Shoretegic bet of $2,401.
Jacqueline: Try wagering $5,799, which is as much as you can put up against Al without being usurped by a doubled score on the part of Laura.
Laura: You just can't cover a rational wager by Jacqueline, nor can you win on a Triple Stumper. Improve your situation by wagering everything but a few bucks--and then getting Final right!

FINAL JEOPARDY! CLUE
First designated as Armored Cruiser No. 1, this ship was commissioned in 1895 & operated on our East Coast & in the Caribbean

FINAL SCORES
Laura: $5,400 + $3,000 = $8,400 (What is the Maine?) (2nd place)
Jacqueline: $16,600 - $5,799 = $10,801 (What is the Delaware?) (23301-day champion: $10,801)
Al: $20,000 - $13,300 = $6,700 (What is the George Washington?) (3rd place)
(Alex: Ah, we're testing your memory on this one. We wanted to know if you would remember. Uh, Laura, we come to you first. You had $5,400. You were in third place. [Laura's response revealed] And you did remember [*].)
...
(Al [upon his response's reveal]: I forgot the Maine.)

Total Potential Lach Trash: $9,800

GAME DYNAMICS
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CORYAT SCORES
Al: $17,600, 20 R (including 1 DD), 0 W
Jacqueline: $16,400, 22 R (including 2 DDs), 2 W
Laura: $5,400, 9 R, 2 W
Combined Coryat: $39,400

BATTING AVERAGES
Jacqueline: 22/60 = .367
Al: 20/59 = .339
Laura: 10/58 = .172
Team: 52/63 = .825

MISCELLANEOUS INTERESTING CLUES
WARBIRDS $800: During the Korean War, the U.S. unsheathed the F-86, nicknamed this, after a cavalry sword
(Jacqueline: What is a Saber?)
(Alex: [*], yes.)

WARBIRDS $200: (Alex delivers the clue from Ramstein Air Base in Germany.) The C-130 has long been the workhorse of the United States military, carrying soldiers & supplies to hostile areas all around the world & truly earning its name, that of this mythological hero & multitasker

WARBIRDS $400: Britain's WWI S.E.5 fighter carried 2 of these, a Vickers fixed in the nose & a movable Lewis attached to the upper wing
(Laura: What is a cannon?)
(Jacqueline: What are guns?)
(Alex: Be more specific.)

WARBIRDS $600: (Alex delivers the clue aboard a plane at the Aviano Air Base in Italy.) For over 30 years, the United States Air Force has relied on this fighter plane, a single engine, Mach 2 F-16, known as "The Fighting" this; it's a fierce type of hawk

CHECKING IN ON MARCH 26 $800: By Jiminy! This actor attended his very first premiere on March 26, 1950 in Ontario, Canada

CHECKING IN ON MARCH 26 $400: Many happy returns to Michael Imperioli, known for his role as Chris-tu-fuh Moltisanti on this HBO drama
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

SCIENCE MUSEUMS $400: Kids love the generator at the Center of Science & Industry in Columbus, Ohio that produces this kind of electricity

THE STRAIT SCOOP $800: The Palk Strait separates India's Tamil Nadu state from this island nation
(Jacqueline: What is Indonesia?)

THE STRAIT SCOOP $1200: (Kelly of the Clue Crew reports from aboard the USS Iowa in San Pedro, California.) During its 50 years of service, the Iowa operated in the Atlantic, Pacific, &, on one of its last deployments, this Middle Eastern strait, escorting oil tankers in the first Gulf War

CORRECT RESPONSES
an ophthalmologist
Travelodge
turmeric
the B-29
Chicago
the Dutch West Indies/India Company
Blade Runner
Resident Evil
Gordon Pym
Fortunado
the Maine
a Saberjet
Hercules
machine guns
"Falcon"
Martin Short
The Sopranos
static
Sri Lanka
the Strait of Hormuz

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Re: Thursday, March 26, 2015 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]

Post by jeff6286 » Thu Mar 26, 2015 4:12 pm

Navy Ships
First designated as Armored Cruiser no. 1, this ship was commissioned in 1895 & operated on our East coast & in the Caribbean.

SpoilerShow
What is the Maine? Jacqueline said the Delaware; Al said the George Washington.

Al Cho: $20,000-$13,300=$6,700
Jacqueline Hawkins: $16,600-$5,799=$10,801...now a 2-day champion with $34,101
Laura Weiner: $5,400+$3,000=$8,400
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Post by dhkendall » Thu Mar 26, 2015 5:58 pm

IS THERE A DOCTOR IN THE HOUSE $600: "Roetgenologist" (or however it's spelled) is synonymous with "radiologist", right?
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Post by grindcore » Thu Mar 26, 2015 6:24 pm

Navy ship + Caribbean = Maine. Is that not the case or did I just get lucky with my oversimplification?

Alvin must have had dinner reservations across town because he seemed very very antsy. Interrupting Alex during a DD? Legendary.

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Post by michaelbilow » Thu Mar 26, 2015 6:30 pm

grindcore wrote:Navy ship + Caribbean = Maine. Is that not the case or did I just get lucky with my oversimplification?

Alvin must have had dinner reservations across town because he seemed very very antsy. Interrupting Alex during a DD? Legendary.
Nope, that's what it had to be. I was shocked at the misses in the studio.

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Re: Thursday, March 26, 2015 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]

Post by econgator » Thu Mar 26, 2015 7:28 pm

Al clearly did not say, "What is", prior to Strait of Hormuz (and I don't think he said it prior to Dover until asked to repeat).

Instaget FJ.

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Post by Golf » Thu Mar 26, 2015 7:30 pm

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Post by xxaaaxx » Thu Mar 26, 2015 7:32 pm

This was a single get!?! I give up.

I'd feel bad that Al lost but...you can't miss a slam dunk FJ like this. And hey, Jacqueline wagered properly when I was expecting the all-in suicide wager. Yay.

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Post by Spaceman Spiff » Thu Mar 26, 2015 7:36 pm

dhkendall wrote:IS THERE A DOCTOR IN THE HOUSE $600: "Roetgenologist" (or however it's spelled) is synonymous with "radiologist", right?
That's better than what I did on the $200 clue. When asked about a foot doctor, I automatically said "Dr. Shoals"! :shock: :?

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Post by Abraxas » Thu Mar 26, 2015 7:37 pm

Al played a good game and had the lead going into FJ, but he bet big on FJ and didn't win. I had 36 correct responses including three triple stumpers: turmeric, B-29, and Fortunato. I precalled the Maine for FJ, and it was an instant get.

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Post by Leander » Thu Mar 26, 2015 7:41 pm

I was sunk (ha!) on FJ by immediately remembering the convention that cruisers ( although I guess not "armored" cruisers) are named for cities. I spent the rest of the 30 seconds trying to figure out which city and why they would ask such an obscure question.

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Post by econgator » Thu Mar 26, 2015 7:45 pm

dhkendall wrote:IS THERE A DOCTOR IN THE HOUSE $600: "Roetgenologist" (or however it's spelled) is synonymous with "radiologist", right?
It is.

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Post by mxc_takeshi » Thu Mar 26, 2015 7:59 pm

31 right.

State (5), Doctor (1), Bird (1), Mustard (2), Hotel (1), 3/26 (2)
Irates (4), Movie (3), Science (5), Poe (1), Scoop (3), H_D (3)

Lach Trash: "Resident Evil" (one of my favorite video game series)

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Post by StevenH » Thu Mar 26, 2015 8:01 pm

This was a fun game to watch.

I also wasn't sure if Al remembered his phrasing on those two clues that econgator mentioned, but he talked so fast that it was really hard to tell.

I can't believe that I muffed this FJ. "Maine" was my first thought, but it seemed too obvious. I then focused on the "no. 1" part of the clue. Delaware didn't seem right, but then I thought of Alabama, for being the first state alphabetically. East cost? Makes sense! Alabama it is. I wish that logic seemed as dumb during the Think Music as it does now.

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Post by KazooJ!fan » Thu Mar 26, 2015 8:02 pm

Sounds like I missed a good game.

I think I would have done well with the doctor category-my dad was a doctor so I know all sorts of medical stuff.

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Post by BADuBois » Thu Mar 26, 2015 8:05 pm

Missed tonight's game because of "March Madness"... bleh.

Saw the FJ clue in today's NYT and blanked right out, much to my shame. I thought they were looking for the name of the first true battleship, and my mind locked in on HMS Dreadnought... despite being the wrong country and the wrong year. :D
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Post by Category 13 » Thu Mar 26, 2015 8:22 pm

Curious that the judges apparently weren't going to require USS as part of the answer. Slam dunk instaget for me.

Jacqueline made me a big fan for making the perfect FJ wager. Not a bad educated guess with Delaware. So glad the miss didn't cost her the win.

I precalled Chicago's Museum of Science & Industry and it turned out to be the DD.

Easily ran the Warbirds category with Lach Trash on B-29, but I wondered if any of Doolittle's B-25s landed in Russia?
econgator wrote:Al clearly did not say, "What is", prior to Strait of Hormuz (and I don't think he said it prior to Dover until asked to repeat).
I thought the same.

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Post by Category 13 » Thu Mar 26, 2015 8:33 pm

Leander wrote:I was sunk (ha!) on FJ by immediately remembering the convention that cruisers ( although I guess not "armored" cruisers) are named for cities. I spent the rest of the 30 seconds trying to figure out which city and why they would ask such an obscure question.
The best alternative answer, if you didn't remember or had doubts about the USS Maine, would have been the USS Olympia. It is approximately the same age as the Maine and very similar in design.

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Post by countyguy » Thu Mar 26, 2015 8:40 pm

I got this FJ only because of an FJ from the Teen Tournament last year. (At that time it was an NHO.)

In the World History class I am taking this year, the Maine was mentioned in the reading. However, it was only a minor detail from a dense textbook, and the Maine was never mentioned in class, and I doubt I would have remembered it if not for the FJ last year.

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