This Is Kirk! wrote: ↑
Wed Oct 04, 2017 9:39 am
cmp146 wrote: ↑
Tue Oct 03, 2017 11:37 pm
Did any other llamas notice how awesome the new-and-improved player tracker is for the minileagues? It is very sweet!
It looks the same as what I was seeing in the last round of mini leagues unless I'm missing something?
I had a surprising victory in the '60s ML yesterday. My opponent and I both got 2 correct, but he assigned me 3 for Cultural Revolution and I got that. We both got the VW Bug one right and he got Francis Gary Powers. I'm sure I'm not the only one who answered Roger Maris for that one, which was hilariously wrong!
My first thought was Roger Maris. Correct time frame, but quickly realized that couldn't be right. Rudolph Abel? Who? I would certainly at least recognize who Maris was traded for. (And I didn't think it was a 1-1 trade anyway... which it wasn't.) Then I thought more about who gets "traded." Aha!!
If MLs had BWAs, I'd vote for that one hands-down. BWA and MCWA for the same answer!
"Couples" is vaguely recognized, though no way was I gonna get that one. (5% get rate!) I knew it was wrong, but I answered Nabokov/Lolita. (New England, but I thought it was 1950s... and I'm not sure that pedophilia is hardly scandalous now.) Curious what others guessed.
For those interested, though Something's Got To Give
was never finished, a fair number of scenes were completed and somewhat edited. On YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zVfKpx-aSRk
Looks like it would have been a real stinker. I don't know about Dean Martin, but George Cukor was probably relieved that the project couldn't be completed.
And further.... another remake of the original My Favorite Wife
was made in 1963: Move Over Darling
with Doris Day, James Garner and Polly Bergen. The original is by far the best, though screwball comedies where Cary Grant overacts can really grate on me, e.g. Bringing Up Baby
, Arsenic and Old Lace
, Monkey Business
. Otherwise I loved him as an actor. When he toned it down a little, his comedies were quite wonderful: His Girl Friday
, The Philadelphia Story