Jack Merridew is a notorious villain in that book, and the murdering, vicious Roger isn't far behind. I could potentially seem them coming up.MarkBarrett wrote:If the FJ! clue had been: Name another character from Lord of the Flies besides Piggy it would have been a miss for me. With the clue as it was I needed Alex to assure Lily she was correct to know I had it right. [wipes brow]
For many years of watching J! and other game shows I have got by knowing title, author, basic plot, and Piggy. Doing a little research shows I need to have Simon and Ralph in the mix and it won't hurt to tuck away "biguns" and "littluns."
In terms of plot, there are a few other things, like Jack's group's obsession with hunting meat, the Christ-like symbolism of Simon, the conch, and the book essentially being a mishmash of Heart of Darkness with The Coral Island.
She consistently put herself in the best position to win with correct bets during both the quarterfinals and semifinals, kept her composure when she got down early this game, and played her best when it mattered most. Sometimes that's just not enough, especially with a high variance game like Jeopardy.MarkBarrett wrote: Yes, tough break for Lucia who may have lost out on the finals with a 50/50/90. She reminded me of Niki Peters who played like a streak shooter.