FJ! clues for the 7/17/17 week

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Which FJ! clues did you solve correctly for the 7/17/17 week?

Poll ended at Tue Sep 26, 2017 7:50 pm

The National Ocean Service says one lethal type of this bone-free creature is the most venomous marine animal
112
88%
In a 1905 diary entry, Nicholas II wrote of this man, "We have made the acquaintance of a man of God"
109
86%
In June 1986 a bakers union expressed regret for a disaster in this European city 320 years before
111
87%
In 1932 a 4,700-pound piece of the object that gave this capital its "small" name was moved to city hall
118
93%
This official U.S. government song traces its roots to a song about Roderick Dhu, the leader of a Highland clan
71
56%
:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: I checked all five above.
55
43%
:( :( :( :( :( I missed all the FJ! clues.
0
No votes
PLASTICS $200: Plastics are made from polymers; change the first 4 letters in "polymers" to get these smaller units they're made of
44
35%
DOWN TO A "SCIENCE" $1000: Gloomily, Thomas Carlyle coined this phrase describing economics
60
47%
THE COMPOSER PROTRAYED $2000: Kevin Kline in "De-Lovely" (2004)
57
45%
For the Wednesday FJ! clue I got to 1666, but was not sure which city to guess.
16
13%
"The Battle Hymn of the Republic" was my incorrect guess for the Friday FJ! clue.
6
5%
"The Star-Spangled Banner" was my incorrect guess for the Friday FJ! clue.
7
6%
"Yankee Doodle" was my incorrect guess for the Friday FJ! clue.
4
3%
My incorrect guess for the Friday FJ! clue was a song connected with a branch of the U.S. military.
10
8%
I was 4/5 on the FJ! clues this week only missing the Friday FJ! clue.
26
20%
 
Total votes: 127

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hbomb1947 wrote:
Sun Jul 23, 2017 10:03 pm
Board historians: with 87 votes in, 4 of this week's FJ's are polling at 86% or higher, and 44% of responding boardies got all 5 FJ's correct. Has either of those things ever happened in a week consisting of non-tournament and non-Kids Week games?
Yes No and yes.

(Edited: Oops!...that first one doesn't count because the first two FJs were from the Teen Tournament.)

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cheezguyty wrote:
Sun Jul 23, 2017 10:23 pm
hbomb1947 wrote:
Sun Jul 23, 2017 10:03 pm
Board historians: with 87 votes in, 4 of this week's FJ's are polling at 86% or higher, and 44% of responding boardies got all 5 FJ's correct. Has either of those things ever happened in a week consisting of non-tournament and non-Kids Week games?
Yes No and yes.

(Edited: Oops!...that first one doesn't count because the first two FJs were from the Teen Tournament.)
Because of course I'm the only 0/5 on that one.
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:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :(
:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

I guessed the Army "caissons" song on Friday.

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:mrgreen: :( :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :!:


I got Friday FJ after pausing the DVR to improve my "Caissons ..." and knew it was HTTC the second I thought of it. I picked Caissons in real time as sounding British enough to be Scottish, but it did not connect with anything else.

I scored on London as a simple WAG with the hope that "unions" had something to do with Guilds and stuff. This may be the first time in a long time I won a multiple choice guess - it had to be Paris or London.

Monomers was easy for me, but understandably esoteric. Have not heard the 'dismal science' cliche, but disagree with it, economics is a dismal pseudo-science. I don't know movies and I don't know composers, so no dice with the extra clue.

Certainly a soft week of FJ's for the boardies, but each clue had it's interest factor and traps.
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5/5 on the FJs (didn't realize it until the poll) YEAH!

0/3 on the supplemental questions, though. :-(
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:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
:evil: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

Misunderstood the "first four letters" to think I was supposed to be rearranging p-o-l-y

Almost went down a rabbit hole Friday with dhu --> Johnny Dhu --> turkey in the straw before I realized that couldn't possibly be an official government song

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Knowing that "TSSB" tune was from an English drinking song, I thought for sure it was an instaget. Never even considered "Hail To The Chief."

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:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

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:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :( :(

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:( :) :) :) :)
:( :( :(

1666 = great fire of london.

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:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :(
:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
Ran out of time on Friday, no guess.

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:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
:( :( :(

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Cole Porter would've probably taken me about ...10 more minutes
And never would I ever have gotten Econ from that
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:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :(
:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :(

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