FJs for the 9/11/17 week

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Which FJ! clues did you solve correctly for the 9/11/17 week?

Poll ended at Sun Oct 21, 2018 7:50 pm

In 1929 Georgia O’Keeffe painted the tree in New Mexico under which this British-born author used to write
21
16%
This singer has won Album, Record & Song of the Year twice, the only artist to do so
80
61%
Battles at Trebbia & Trasimene were among the victories of this man who was born in Africa & died near the Black Sea
91
69%
The corporation of this British man got its name from his early inexperience in business
95
72%
“Connecting Police for a Safer World” is the motto of this 190-member organization\
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89%
:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: I checked all five above.
8
6%
:( :( :( :( :( I missed all the FJ! clues.
3
2%
SELF-HELP BOOKS $200: Don’t procrastinate, get your copy of Eckhart Tolle’s spiritual self-help book “The Power of” this
27
20%
VICKI LEAKS $1000: Although she had 9 children, Queen Victoria was the last monarch of this royal house
53
40%
SEAS $800: This seas’s deepest point lies more than 15,000 feet down in the Aleutian Trench
100
76%
Beyonce was my incorrect guess for the Tuesday FJ! clue.
13
10%
Taylor Swift was my incorrect guess for the Tuesday FJ! clue.
21
16%
I have listened to the complete "21" and/or "25" album by Adele.
27
20%
I have heard the songs "Rolling in the Deep" and/or "Hello" by Adele.
105
80%
Fraternal Order of Police in some form was my incorrect guess for the Friday FJ! clue.
3
2%
I was 4/5 on FJ! clues this week only missing the Monday one.
37
28%
 
Total votes: 132

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FJs for the 9/11/17 week

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9/11 FINAL JEOPARDY! CATEGORY
ARTISTS & AUTHORS

9/11 FINAL JEOPARDY! CLUE
In 1929 Georgia O’Keeffe painted the tree in New Mexico under which this British-born author used to write

9/12 FINAL JEOPARDY! CATEGORY
21st CENTURY GRAMMYS

9/12 FINAL JEOPARDY! CLUE
This singer has won Album, Record & Song of the Year twice, the only artist to do so

9/13 FINAL JEOPARDY! CATEGORY
ANCIENT HISTORY

9/13 FINAL JEOPARDY! CLUE
Battles at Trebbia & Trasimene were among the victories of this man who was born in Africa & died near the Black Sea

9/14 FINAL JEOPARDY! CATEGORY
BUSINESSMEN

9/14 FINAL JEOPARDY! CLUE
The corporation of this British man got its name from his early inexperience in business

9/15 FINAL JEOPARDY! CATEGORY
GLOBAL ORGANIZATIONS

9/15 FINAL JEOPARDY! CLUE
“Connecting Police for a Safer World” is the motto of this 190-member organization

Correct responses in spoiler box:
Spoiler
D.H. Lawrence
Adele
Hannibal
Richard Branson
Interpol
The players were 8/15 (53.33%) with a 0-3-3-1-1 success pattern.

The extra clues have a requested clue rebounded correctly and two triple stumpers.

SELF-HELP BOOKS $200: Don’t procrastinate, get your copy of Eckhart Tolle’s spiritual self-help book “The Power of” this

VICKI LEAKS $1000: Although she had 9 children, Queen Victoria was the last monarch of this royal house

SEAS $800: This seas’s deepest point lies more than 15,000 feet down in the Aleutian Trench

Correct responses in spoiler box:
Spoiler
Now
Hanover
Bering Sea

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:( :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
:( :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
No guess on Monday.
Yes, for both Adele albums and both songs.

For those of you new around here the poll will be posted just about this time each Saturday as the clock nears 5 p.m. my time in the Pacific time zone.

If you are correct on each of the five FJ clues then you get to hit the option with the 5 Mr. Greens.

There will be three extra clues that I choose because:

I think the material is good to know since it comes up often.
Someone requests a clue.
I'm curious how many missed or correctly answered a clue.

Sometimes a clue in the FJ! round will have an incorrect response that many others seemed to have and that will be a voting option as well.

If you make a mistake in voting in forgetting to check something or hitting something you should not have hit then you can just select your choices again in re-voting to correct the error without messing up the results. It won't count as a second vote.

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

Smashing start, Basil.

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

Unlike the rest of you, it was Adele that kept me from a perfect opening week.

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

Flipped a coin between Beyonce and Swift. Adele never occurred to me, despite knowing the songs.

Almost clammed on Hannibal, since it seemed odd that he died near the Black Sea.

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:mrgreen: :oops: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
:( :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

Not a bad start to the season, though the 5/5 was within my grasp. I should have known it wasn't Beyonce because I knew what Adele said about Beyonce in her acceptance speech. But Adele never came into my mind...
I vaguely knew Tolle was some sort of spiritual teacher, but the book title isn't familiar. If it was a DD I would have said Meditation..

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That's three in a row who got 4/5 the hard way.

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

No response; Swift. Couldn't come up with Hanover in time.
While I won't say for sure I haven't heard either Adele song listed, it's not that farfetched. Definitely haven't listened to either album. Only song I know by her is "Skyfall."
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:( :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

Only Rolling in the Deep, NHO the other song and certainly hadn't listened to a whole album. I didn't like that song much, and I hated the Skyfall theme, so I haven't exactly been rushing to seek out other Adele songs.

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opusthepenguin wrote:
Sat Sep 16, 2017 8:22 pm
That's three in a row who got 4/5 the hard way.
Starting your sentence with "Unlike the rest of you" was classic hubris.

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

I sort of mumbled out "Hanover" at the last moment, but that's good enough for the poll for me. Hannibal and Adele were certainly gettable, but my mind was in the wrong moment at the times I tackled the clues.

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:( :( :( :( :(
:( :( :(

My mom's a big Adele fan, so I've heard all of 21

Yep, that seems about right for me.
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:( :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
:( :( :mrgreen:

I was pretty sure about the Adele FJ, although I wouldn't be of much use in identifying one of her songs. But same for Beyoncé or pretty much any new artist of the last 15 years except Jack White 8-)

But except for Monday, a pretty easy FJ week. Contestant DD wagers seem to suck worse than usual so far this season.

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

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figures I'm the only 0/5...
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:( :mrgreen: :( :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
:mrgreen: :( :?:

In a great start to the season, I couldn't think of a single name of any person just to have something for Monday.

NHO the book, but I guessed it.
I don't think "The one with the Georges!" would have been accepted.
Someone else said the sea before I could even process the clue.

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I had The Power of Positive Thinking for some weird reason. Don't recall who that was written by now, however

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"Power of Now" looks like it can join the Gigi Grazer pile of "Ridiculously Undervalued Top Boxes".
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:( :( :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
:( :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

Had Taylor Swift, but Adele was gettable. Had a coworker who was all over her at the time.

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:( :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :( :mrgreen:
:mrgreen: :( :(
Have never consciously been aware of Lawrence's time in New Mexico. Guessed Adele just to guess something--have never consciously listened to any of her songs. I missed Thursday, but I liked the clue because it's obvious in retrospect.

Should have had Bering. I somehow didn't parse the word "Aleutian" in the clue, which made it much more difficult!

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

How quickly a 100% get rate on FJs for the season goes down to a 60% get rate. Thursday's and Friday's FJs were both forehead slappers, but still not ones that I was going to get in 30 seconds.

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