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Tuesday, June 9, 2015 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]

Post by Archivists » Tue Jun 09, 2015 11:30 am

Game Recap for Show #7087, 2015-06-09

CONTESTANTS
Holly Cooper, a junior project manager from Henderson, Nevada
Phil Arevalo, a Ph.D. candidate in microbiology originally from Springfield, Virginia
Chris Wonderly, a visual information specialist originally from Kansas City, Missouri (whose 2-day cash winnings total $35,600)

OPENING REMARKS
Alex: Thanks, Johnny. Hi, folks. Sometimes the first defense is the toughest one for a Jeopardy! champion, but yesterday, Chris acquitted himself beautifully, won more money than in his first victory, and now we'll see what happens as he defends for the second time. Holly and Phil, welcome aboard as newcomers, and good luck to all three of you. Here we go into the Jeopardy! Round. And here are the categories for the three of you...

JEOPARDY! ROUND CATEGORIES
GONE FISHING (5/5)
THE 7 LIBERAL ARTS (5/5) (Alex: As defined by Martianus Capella. I don't know who he was.)
SPORTS AWARDS (5/5)
WOMEN IN HISTORY (4/5, including 1 missed Daily Double)
POLITICAL VOCABULARY (3/5)
A LITTLE R & R (2/3) (Alex: Each correct response will begin and end with an "R".)

THE RIGHTS & THE WRONGS
Chris: 10 R (including 1 rebound), 2 W
Phil: 8 R (including 2 rebounds), 1 W
Holly: 6 R (including 1 rebound), 3 W (including 1 DD)

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



JEOPARDY! ROUND DAILY DOUBLE
Holly found the Daily Double on the 15th clue. Chris had $2,600, Phil had $2,000, and Holly was at $2,200. Holly wagered $1,000.

WOMEN IN HISTORY $1000: In 1914 she began distributing a pamphlet called "Family Limitation" that outlined her views
(Holly: Who is Stanton?)

SCORES AT THE FIRST BREAK
Chris: $2,600
Phil: $2,000
Holly: $1,200

CONTESTANT INTERVIEWS



Alex: This young lady, Holly Cooper, volunteers at an animal foundation in Las Vegas. And you've been doing this for how long?

Holly: A year now, since we moved to the area.

Alex: And you benefited by picking up one of the animals there.

Holly: Yes, I adopted a three-legged cat named Louie, and he has a very interesting hobby for a feline. He likes to watch televised dog shows. [Laughs]

Alex: Televised dog shows?

Holly: Yes. We were flipping through the TV one day and the dog show was on and he hopped off the couch and stared at the TV. Very intrigued by canines. [Laughs]

Alex: She'd be even more intrigued by canines if they happened in your front yard.

Holly: Oh, yeah.




Alex: Okay, Phil Arevalo is from Springfield, Virginia. Found out about his college admissions when you were where?

Phil: I was in the Amazon. And in high school, I had a biology teacher who would take trips during spring break, and he would take a bunch of students with him. And it was the Amazon that year, and I told my mom--it was my senior year--"don't tell me about college admissions. I just want to relax." But, of course, my college admissions came in. My dear, sweet mother e-mailed the travel office in Miami, which e-mailed it to Peru, which printed out the e-mail and sent it on a boat down the Amazon to our camp. And that's how I found out about my college admissions.

Alex: But you got in.

Phil: I got in.

Alex: So it was good news.

Phil: It was good news.

Alex: So no pressure. All right. Hey, mom knows best.




Alex: Chris Wonderly is our champion. Now, he did some bird banding working with animals, where, in North Carolina?

Chris: Right, I was out on the coast of North Carolina near Cape Hatteras, and we got to go out with a biologist and band royal terns and Sandwich terns, which were fledglings. They couldn't fly yet, so we just herded them into a corral, plucked one out at a time, put a band on, and set them free.

Alex: That's got to make you feel good, though, working like that.

Chris: It was really cool.

Alex: Yeah, really cool. That's a great way to describe it. Let's get back into this. Holly, you are in command of the board. Please make a selection as we go on.

TRIPLE STUMPERS IN THE JEOPARDY! ROUND
POLITICAL VOCABULARY $600: Alliterative term for a procedure counting up spoken yeas & nays
(Chris: What is the roll call?)

POLITICAL VOCABULARY $1000: It's a fundraiser who gathers lots of smaller donations into a big package of money for a candidate

A LITTLE R & R $1000: It's the profession of a con man played by Burt Lancaster in a 1956 film set in drought-ridden Kansas

SCORES AT THE END OF THE JEOPARDY! ROUND
Phil: $4,600
Chris: $3,600
Holly: $2,000

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DOUBLE JEOPARDY! ROUND CATEGORIES
BRIT LIT (2/5, including 1 missed Daily Double)
DOUBLE TROUBLE (5/5)
COLLEGE KNOWLEDGE (2/5, including 1 missed Daily Double)
PRETTY CITY (5/5)
GROOVY MOVIE (5/5)
RHYME TIME (4/5) (Alex: And I hope you picked up on the theme...)

THE RIGHTS & THE WRONGS
Holly: 9 R, 1 W (including 1 DD)
Chris: 8 R, 1 W (including 1 DD)
Phil: 6 R, 0 W

Clues revealed: 30
Triple Stumpers: 5
Double Jeopardy! Round Potential Lach Trash: $7,600



FIRST DOUBLE JEOPARDY! ROUND DAILY DOUBLE
Holly snagged the next Daily Double on the 2nd clue. Chris had $3,600, Phil had $4,600, and Holly was at $2,400. Holly wagered $500.

BRIT LIT $800: Just because this Dickens novel has 2 consecutive "Z"s in the title doesn't mean you will fall asleep reading it
(Holly: I'm sorry, I don't know.)

SECOND DOUBLE JEOPARDY! ROUND DAILY DOUBLE
It was Chris who snatched up the last Daily Double of the game on the 7th clue. Chris had $5,200, Phil had $4,600, and Holly was at $1,900. Chris wagered $2,000.

COLLEGE KNOWLEDGE $800: This Pennsylvania college opened its doors for women in 1885 but seems to frown upon the use of excessive vowels
(Chris: What is Penn?)

TRIPLE STUMPERS IN THE DOUBLE JEOPARDY! ROUND
BRIT LIT $1600: His spooky 2013 effort "The Ocean at the End of the Lane" was voted National Book of the Year in England

BRIT LIT $2000: "Presents, I often say, endear absents", wrote this "sheepish" essayist in 1822

COLLEGE KNOWLEDGE $1200: Sam Adams signed an act establishing this school in 1794 & the end of it is pronounced "uhn", not "oyn"

COLLEGE KNOWLEDGE $2000: In 1946 this N.Y. university founded Utica College, which became independent in 1995

RHYME TIME $800: A heated & impassioned daily journal

SCORES ENTERING FINAL JEOPARDY!
Holly: $11,900
Phil: $11,800
Chris: $10,800

FINAL JEOPARDY! CATEGORY
HUMANITIES & HISTORY

VENUSIAN MONOLOGUES/MARTIAN CHRONICLES
Four-fifths for first place.
Holly: Wager $11,701 to cover Phil.
Phil: You're faced with a legitimate choice in strategy. You can either choose to cover Chris, hoping that you give the correct response and Holly doesn't, in which case you'll want to wager $9,801 to cover Chris's doubled score, but no more than $11,600 if you want to top Holly on a Triple Stumper; or bet up to $999 and win if both Holly and Chris miss Final.
Chris: You ought to try wagering between $1,001 and $8,800. This will top a $0 wager by Phil while still beating Holly and Phil on the Triple Stumper (should Holly wager to cover Phil's doubled score and Phil wager to cover your doubled score).

FINAL JEOPARDY! CLUE
Echoing the Morse code for V, in WWII the BBC's "V for Victory" campaign used this classical work as a theme

FINAL SCORES
Chris: $10,800 + $10,000 = $20,800 (What is Beethoven's Fifth Symphony?) (2nd place)
Phil: $11,800 + $11,800 = $23,600 (What is Beethoven's 5th Symphony?) (New champion: $23,600)
Holly: $11,900 - $6,000 = $5,900 (What) (3rd place)
(Alex: Well, we have three dots and a dash. Ba-ba-ba... bah.)

Total Potential Lach Trash: $10,200

GAME DYNAMICS
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CORYAT SCORES
Holly: $13,400, 15 R, 4 W (including 2 DDs)
Chris: $12,800, 18 R, 3 W (including 1 DD)
Phil: $11,800, 14 R, 1 W
Combined Coryat: $38,000

BATTING AVERAGES
Chris: 19/59 = .322
Phil: 15/58 = .259
Holly: 15/60 = .250
Team: 49/63 = .778

MISCELLANEOUS INTERESTING CLUES
GONE FISHING $400: Useful in fly fishing, the nail & surgeon are types of these
(Chris: What are hooks?)

GONE FISHING $600: It's a fishing lure with an oval metal blade attached that revolves when drawn through water

WOMEN IN HISTORY $200: In 1860 she established a school for nurses at St. Thomas' hospital
(Holly: Who is Clara Barton?)

WOMEN IN HISTORY $400: This 18th-century Russian ruler hinted that none of her three children was fathered by her hubby--ouch

WOMEN IN HISTORY $600: Lucrezia Borgia was the daughter of a corrupt man who got this title in 1492
(Phil: What is doge?)
...
(Alex: Alexander VI, yes.)

WOMEN IN HISTORY $800: (Hi, I'm Ken Burns.) My documentary "Not For Ourselves Alone" explored the lives of Susan B. Anthony & Elizabeth Cady Stanton, 2 of our country's greatest these, from the Latin for "voting tablet"

POLITICAL VOCABULARY $800: Phrase meaning shifting the burden of responsibility; Harry Truman said it stopped with him
(Holly: What is the buck stops here?)

SPORTS AWARDS $400: Seen here, it was actually modeled after New York University football player Ed Smith

SPORTS AWARDS $600: The Naismith Trophy is given to the men's & women's college players of the year in this sport
(Alex: With less than a minute to go, you are right.)

SPORTS AWARDS $800: (Jimmy of the Clue Crew stands with a famous trophy.) Since 1851, the America's Cup trophy has been won by just 6 yacht clubs: New York, San Diego, Golden Gate, one from Switzerland, and clubs from these two Southern Hemisphere countries

A LITTLE R & R $600: This provision is added to a legislative bill to get it adopted along with the bill
[End-of-round signal sounds.]

PRETTY CITY $400: Here's a view of this pretty city from the Rialto bridge

PRETTY CITY $1200: Here, you can see several of the "Painted Ladies" Victorian homes in this U.S. city

PRETTY CITY $2000: Autumn is an especially beautiful time to visit the temples of this city, Japan's capital until 1868

CORRECT RESPONSES
Margaret Sanger
voice vote
a bundler
the rainmaker
The Life and Adventures of Martin Chuzzlewit
Bryn Mawr
Neil Gaiman
Charles Lamb
Bowdoin
Syracuse
fiery diary
Beethoven's Fifth Symphony
knots
a spinner
Florence Nightingale
Catherine the Great
pope
suffragettes
passing the buck
the Heisman Trophy
basketball
Australia and New Zealand
a rider
Venice
San Francisco
Kyoto

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Re: Tuesday, June 9, 2015 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]

Post by jeff6286 » Tue Jun 09, 2015 12:48 pm

Humanities & History
Echoing the Morse code for V, in WWII the BBC's "V for Victory" campaign used this classical work as a theme.

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What is Beethoven's Fifth Symphony? Holly had no guess.

Holly Cooper: $11,900-$6,000=$5,900
Phil Arevalo: $11,800+$11,800=$23,600...now a 1-day champion with $23,600
Chris Wonderly: $10,800+$10,000=$20,800
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Post by dhkendall » Tue Jun 09, 2015 5:57 pm

Was pleased that after a while on the Brit Lit daily double I came up with "Martin Chuzzlewick" after quite a while of thinking (but I still got it before the contestant). Too bad that it's Chuzzlewit, not Chuzzlewick, that'll help me remember it. (FWIW, I looked it up and if I pronounced the second word correctly, it looks like it would have been accepted as it's commonly known by that as a short name.)

For the first clue in College Knowledge, I said University of Florida. Obviously wrong since the answer was Florida State, but I"m wondering if the answer was Florida *State* because "college" was specified, is that the difference between X State and University of X in that the first one is a college? I've always had problems with US college clues, but if this is the case, that would help a lot!

Instaget FJ (so much so that I'm writing this paragraph during the Think Music). When learning Morse code as a teen (my dad was a ham radio operator and I wanted to follow in his footsteps) it made V really easy to remember. (V = Roman numeral 5 = Beethoven's 5th. And I'm sure that Samuel Morse made the association between ...- and the Roman numeral for 5 and Beethoven's fifth deliberate.)
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Post by Bamaman » Tue Jun 09, 2015 6:02 pm

dhkendall wrote: For the first clue in College Knowledge, I said University of Florida. Obviously wrong since the answer was Florida State, but I"m wondering if the answer was Florida *State* because "college" was specified, is that the difference between X State and University of X in that the first one is a college? I've always had problems with US college clues, but if this is the case, that would help a lot!
The school you responded with is the University of Florida. The correct response was Florida State University. Some U.S. schools are officially known as "colleges", such as Boston College or the College of William and Mary.

Instaget FJ (so much so that I'm writing this paragraph during the Think Music). When learning Morse code as a teen (my dad was a ham radio operator and I wanted to follow in his footsteps) it made V really easy to remember. (V = Roman numeral 5 = Beethoven's 5th.)
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Post by Plactus » Tue Jun 09, 2015 6:15 pm

dhkendall wrote:For the first clue in College Knowledge, I said University of Florida. Obviously wrong since the answer was Florida State, but I"m wondering if the answer was Florida *State* because "college" was specified, is that the difference between X State and University of X in that the first one is a college? I've always had problems with US college clues, but if this is the case, that would help a lot!
No, X State schools are often (if not usually or even always) universities as well; Florida State's full name is Flordia State University. "Seminole" was what pointed at FSU; Florida is the Gators.

Instaget FJ!, before they put the •••— up; knew it due to V for Vendetta. Probably would have gotten it otherwise with the extra hint.
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Post by floridagator » Tue Jun 09, 2015 6:53 pm

I wish to protest "Voice Vote." A voice vote is not a counting up of ayes and nays. A voice vote is merely a oral shout-out from which the presiding officer attempts to judge whether there is greater volume on the aye or no side. If the presiding officer is in doubt, his next course is to order a division, in which the ayes and nays are counted physically. Another option, used only in representative bodies, is a roll call, where each member is called by name and their vote is then recorded.
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Post by TenPoundHammer » Tue Jun 09, 2015 7:28 pm

WLT tuna on Gone Fishing for $200? The whole category had me floundering.

Also, WLT World Cup on Sports for $200?

"Branch of math where you add and subtract? Isn't that just called 'math'?" Derp. Apparently my dyscalculia extends to me tripping over words like "arithmetic" too. :lol:

So that's what delegate means. That's one of those many words that I could be vaguely aware of the meaning of in context, but would not be able to give you a definition if you asked me.

No lie, I was 0/28 in J! I was completely stumped on all but "landslide" and "pass the buck", which I clammed on out of uncertainty.

Lach Trash: Bryn Mawr.

Fiery diary is not a rhyme the way I say it.

Dun dun dun dun, has to be Beethoven's Fifth. Instaget.
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Post by Abraxas » Tue Jun 09, 2015 7:36 pm

This was a fun game to watch. I had 38 correct responses including one triple stumper: voice vote. I also got two missed Daily Doubles: Margaret Sanger and Bryn Mawr. Instaget FJ.

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Post by econgator » Tue Jun 09, 2015 7:44 pm

dhkendall wrote:For the first clue in College Knowledge, I said University of Florida.
And for that you must die ...

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Post by Elijah Baley » Tue Jun 09, 2015 7:51 pm

Giving the visual on FJ dropped a possibly challenging clue down to high school tournament level. Holly snatched defeat from the jaws of victory there.

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Post by legendneverdies » Tue Jun 09, 2015 7:53 pm

Pelt Belt not acceptable for Leather Tether I guess?

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Post by StevenH » Tue Jun 09, 2015 7:59 pm

I thought that the female contestant was crazy to wager only $500 on a second row DD, but I guess that she knew what she was doing. I got Martin Chuzzlewit, but that's a toughie for the second row.

This was a great game overall, but the betting police will probably love a couple of those FJ wagers.

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Post by 9021amyers » Tue Jun 09, 2015 8:00 pm

$31,600 Coryat for this game, but it wouldn't have mattered, because I locked in "Eroica" without playing the code in my mind. So close, yet so far away.

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Post by Spaceman Spiff » Tue Jun 09, 2015 8:00 pm

FJ was an instaget even before the graphic appeared. Between being a fan of old Popeye cartoons (where the motif appears in several WWII 'toons) and a classical musician, it was definitely in my wheelhouse.

In fact, whenever a conductor directs us to a letter V in a piece we're playing by saying "V as in Victory," I belt out those first four notes on the bass. The older members usually give me thumbs up for the riff. (The conductor, well, is not amused.)

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Post by Elijah Baley » Tue Jun 09, 2015 8:07 pm

dhkendall wrote:
For the first clue in College Knowledge, I said University of Florida. Obviously wrong since the answer was Florida State, but I"m wondering if the answer was Florida *State* because "college" was specified, is that the difference between X State and University of X in that the first one is a college? I've always had problems with US college clues, but if this is the case, that would help a lot!
No, some states just have two different university systems, like the University of California (at Berkeley, Los Angeles, etc.) vs. California State University (Fullerton, Northridge, etc.). They're both university systems but they're administered separately. So, the "college" part of the clue didn't provide any additional meaning or help.

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Post by KazooJ!fan » Tue Jun 09, 2015 8:09 pm

I got Margaret Sanger-I ran the entire "Women In History" category.

FJ was an instaget for me.

This was a good, close game. I hope Phil sticks around as champ for a while.

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Post by nightreign » Tue Jun 09, 2015 8:14 pm

I was confused on Final because I thought they wanted a piece of classical literature. RTFQ, Aria.

Lach trash: Bryn Mawr, fiery diary

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Post by BADuBois » Tue Jun 09, 2015 8:19 pm

Fun, very close game. Congrats to the new champ. I like his facial hair... hah.

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Post by opusthepenguin » Tue Jun 09, 2015 8:21 pm

Elijah Baley wrote:Giving the visual on FJ dropped a possibly challenging clue down to high school tournament level. Holly snatched defeat from the jaws of victory there.
No she didn't. But she did rob me of being right in my prediction that she would get FJ right but not wager enough to win.

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