FJs for the 10/2/17 week

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Which FJ! clues did you solve correctly for the 10/2/17 week?

Poll runs till Sun Oct 21, 2018 7:49 pm

This artist from Iowa once said, “All the really good ideas I’d ever had came to me while I was milking a cow”
113
86%
He said, "Never again shall it be that this beautiful land will again experience the oppression of one by another"
80
61%
The latitude & longitude given by the narrator of this 1938 play would set it in Massachusetts, not New Hampshire
93
71%
He played Shakespearean title characters 4 times, receiving Best Actor Oscar nominations each time
90
69%
They begin with the same 3 letters: the most densely populated country in Europe & the least densely populated in Asia
100
76%
:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: I checked all five above.
36
27%
:( :( :( :( :( I missed all the FJ! clues.
1
1%
MARS $2000: About 15 miles high & 400 miles across, this highest mountain on Mars shares part of its name with a Greek peak
97
74%
WELCOME TO THE LOS ANGELES $1000: One of the largest city parks in the U.S., it’s home to the L.A. Zoo & a famous observatory
96
73%
THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION $1600: No one knows where exactly in New York City this hero of the Revolution was hanged as a spy Sept. 22, 1776
83
63%
Winston Churchill was my incorrect guess for the Tuesday FJ! clue.
5
4%
Charles De Gaulle was my incorrect guess for the Tuesday FJ! clue.
6
5%
Kenneth Branagh was my incorrect guess for the Thursday FJ! clue.
14
11%
Peter O'Toole was my incorrect guess for the Thursday FJ! clue.
3
2%
I solved the Friday FJ! clue correctly getting Monaco first.
36
27%
I solved the Friday FJ! clue correctly getting Mongolia first.
62
47%
 
Total votes: 131

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FJs for the 10/2/17 week

Post by MarkBarrett » Sat Oct 07, 2017 7:49 pm

10/2 FINAL JEOPARDY! CATEGORY
AMERICAN ARTISTS

10/2 FINAL JEOPARDY! CLUE
This artist from Iowa once said, “All the really good ideas I’d ever had came to me while I was milking a cow”

10/3 FINAL JEOPARDY! CATEGORY
20th CENTURY WORLD LEADERS

10/3 FINAL JEOPARDY! CLUE
He said, "Never again shall it be that this beautiful land will again experience the oppression of one by another"

10/4 FINAL JEOPARDY! CATEGORY
AMERICAN PLAYS

10/4 FINAL JEOPARDY! CLUE
The latitude & longitude given by the narrator of this 1938 play would set it in Massachusetts, not New Hampshire

10/5 FINAL JEOPARDY! CATEGORY
ACTORS & THEIR MOVIE ROLES

10/5 FINAL JEOPARDY! CLUE
He played Shakespearean title characters 4 times, receiving Best Actor Oscar nominations each time

10/6 FINAL JEOPARDY! CATEGORY
COUNTRIES OF THE WORLD

10/6 FINAL JEOPARDY! CLUE
They begin with the same 3 letters: the most densely populated country in Europe & the least densely populated in Asia

Correct responses in spoiler box:
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Grant Wood
Nelson Mandela
Our Town
Laurence Olivier
Monaco & Mongolia
The players were 5/14 (35.71%) with a 1-1-1-1-1 success pattern.

The extra clues have three correct by the players.

MARS $2000: About 15 miles high & 400 miles across, this highest mountain on Mars shares part of its name with a Greek peak

WELCOME TO THE LOS ANGELES $1000: One of the largest city parks in the U.S., it’s home to the L.A. Zoo & a famous observatory

THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION $1600: No one knows where exactly in New York City this hero of the Revolution was hanged as a spy Sept. 22, 1776

Correct responses in spoiler box:
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Olympus Mons (or if you're Austin then Mons Olympus)
Griffith Park
Nathan Hale

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Re: FJs for the 10/2/17 week

Post by MarkBarrett » Sat Oct 07, 2017 7:51 pm

:mrgreen: :( :mrgreen: :( :(
:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
Churchill
Peter O'Toole

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Post by TenPoundHammer » Sat Oct 07, 2017 7:55 pm

:( :( :( :( :(
:( :( :(
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Re: FJs for the 10/2/17 week

Post by Leander » Sat Oct 07, 2017 7:57 pm

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

Monaco first (which I would swear I learned about on a previous J! clue, or maybe it was the SHC)

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Post by seaborgium » Sat Oct 07, 2017 8:00 pm

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

Monaco first. I ran out of time before coming up with something Tuesday.

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Post by hbomb1947 » Sat Oct 07, 2017 8:01 pm

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

:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :(

De Gaulle instead of Mandela.

Mongolia first on Friday's.

I still think Austin should not have been credited when he responded "Mons Olympus" instead of "Olympus Mons."

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Post by Volante » Sat Oct 07, 2017 8:05 pm

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

Mongolia first

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Post by Plactus » Sat Oct 07, 2017 8:08 pm

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

Stayed focused on Europe Friday and couldn't come up with any matches.

Clammed Griffith Park, couldn't come up with Hale.

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Post by opusthepenguin » Sat Oct 07, 2017 8:30 pm

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

Finally! Three weeks of 4/5--including weeks where I did get clues that triple stumped the players and polled at 16% and 18% on this board.

Branagh was my incorrect guess on Thursday. But I decided not to check that box since I rejected him in favor of my correct guess.

I'm still tied with Austin. We're both 8 for 9 on his FJs.

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Post by dinghammer » Sat Oct 07, 2017 8:59 pm

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

So close to my first 8/8.
Mongolia first.

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Post by NoWhammies10 » Sat Oct 07, 2017 9:51 pm

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

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Post by Bartleby » Sat Oct 07, 2017 9:56 pm

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

Woo hoo! First finals sweep of the season plus I got the extra three clues too. I was helped out by the finals being somewhat arts heavy this week. Instagets Monday-Wednesday, kicked Branagh around a little before going with Olivier Thursday, and went about ten seconds into the think music to zero in on matching Monaco > Mongolia on Friday.
I would prefer not to.

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Re: FJs for the 10/2/17 week

Post by KaladinStormblessed » Sat Oct 07, 2017 10:44 pm

10/2 I said "the guy who painted American Gothic" -- couldn't think of the name.

Got Mandela but no others. Guessed Branagh for the Shakespeare one.

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Post by TenPoundHammer » Sat Oct 07, 2017 11:13 pm

Figures that they're all 60-90% and that I got none of them. I just couldn't pull up any of them.
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Re: FJs for the 10/2/17 week

Post by cthulhu » Sun Oct 08, 2017 2:32 am

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

These just all clicked with me. Got Olivier in part from William Goldman's entertaining Adventures in the Screen Trade, and his discussion of meeting Olivier on the set of Marathon Man. Grant Wood, Nelson Mandela, "Our Town" were instagets. On Friday, Monaco popped into my head immediately as likely to be very population-dense, which led almost immediately to Mongolia, then I spent a few seconds of the think music reviewing to see if I was missing anything.

On the supplementals, Nathan Hale, Griffith Park and Olympus Mons were all instagets. I've seen the latter as "Mons Olympus" enough times in enough contexts that I'm ok with TPTB accepting the answer.

The answer that I've been puzzling on all week was Austin's response on the clue early in Wednesday's game (I think it was Wednesday) in the history of medicine category about Jenner and smallpox. The clue wanted the name of what Jenner did in 1798 for the first time; Austin responded "inoculation" instead of "vaccination" and I thought it should have been negged, because people had been using pus from milder cases of smallpox to infect others with hopefully mild cases for decades, even centuries, before Jenner and calling the practice inoculation. What Jenner did in 1798 was originally called "cowpox inoculation" to distinguish it from "variola inoculation"; shortly afterward, Jenner's method was called "vaccination." In England and probably America, the term "inoculation" without any qualifier referred only to variola inoculation. So I think that Austin's answer of just "inoculation" was wrong. There, I've got that off my chest at last! :lol:

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Re: FJs for the 10/2/17 week

Post by alietr » Sun Oct 08, 2017 8:02 am

hbomb1947 wrote:
Sat Oct 07, 2017 8:01 pm
I still think Austin should not have been credited when he responded "Mons Olympus" instead of "Olympus Mons."
What he actually said was "Mons, Olympus". It was difficult to hear the comma.

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Post by davey » Sun Oct 08, 2017 4:47 pm

:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :roll:
:( :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
So after a string of sweet (if a little easy) clues on history and culture we're back to a clue based on a coincidence...ending a 12-game FJ streak, my longest in a great while...
I thought there'd be a poll on "sherbet"...I grew up in suburban western PA and I was probably a teenager by the time I noticed there was no r in that word...Now I'm a sophisticated New Yorker and I wouldn't dream of inserting an extra letter...so I don't know what Austin was talking about... ;)

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Re: FJs for the 10/2/17 week

Post by Ironhorse » Sun Oct 08, 2017 6:05 pm

alietr wrote:
Sun Oct 08, 2017 8:02 am
hbomb1947 wrote:
Sat Oct 07, 2017 8:01 pm
I still think Austin should not have been credited when he responded "Mons Olympus" instead of "Olympus Mons."
What he actually said was "Mons, Olympus". It was difficult to hear the comma.
I don't hear very well so I never would have noticed. Thanks for pointing that out.
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Re: FJs for the 10/2/17 week

Post by DBear » Sun Oct 08, 2017 6:07 pm

:mrgreen: :( :( :mrgreen: :(
:mrgreen: :cry: :mrgreen:

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Re: FJs for the 10/2/17 week

Post by Carpe Diem » Sun Oct 08, 2017 9:55 pm

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

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