FJs for the 12/4/17 week

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Which FJ! clues did you solve correctly for the 12/4/17 week?

Poll ended at Sun Oct 21, 2018 8:51 pm

For this series of picture books that started in 1987, each crowd scene takes about 8 weeks to illustrate
126
95%
This 1814-1815 gathering of leaders prompted Beethoven to compose the cantata "The Glorious Moment"
44
33%
This manual resulted from a military engineer's attendance at an unruly 1860s church meeting
95
71%
Since "Man of the Year" became "Person of the Year" in 1999, only 1 individual woman has won: this European for 2015
125
94%
On the beat since 1999, she plays the longest-running female character currently on TV in a primetime non-animated series
85
64%
:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: I checked all five above.
25
19%
:( :( :( :( :( I missed all the FJ! clues.
3
2%
HEALTH & MEDICI $200: This "Magnificent" Medici died in 1492, afflicted with "fevers" in his "veins...limbs, intestines, nerves, bones & marrow"
63
47%
THE ELEMENT NAMED FOR... $2000: The rainbow
58
44%
AUTHORS AT WAR $1200: At the age of 40, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle volunteered as a military doctor during this war in Africa
112
84%
I have found Waldo by looking at a page of one of the books.
102
77%
At least one of the five correct responses for the FJ! clues this week had a name unfamiliar to me, so no chance to guess it right.
50
38%
From Thursday's game: This singer got a No. 1 country single & CMA Award for "Forever And Ever, Amen" - I knew that is Randy Travis.
44
33%
I guessed the wrong "Law & Order" actress for the Friday clue.
1
1%
I knew the Friday FJ! clue was about "Law & Order: SVU" and/or the character Olivia Benson, yet did not know the name of the actress.
9
7%
I have appeared as a contestant on Wheel of Fortune.
4
3%
 
Total votes: 133

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FJs for the 12/4/17 week

Post by MarkBarrett » Sat Dec 09, 2017 7:51 pm

12/4 FINAL JEOPARDY! CATEGORY
CHILDREN'S BOOKS

12/4 FINAL JEOPARDY! CLUE
For this series of picture books that started in 1987, each crowd scene takes about 8 weeks to illustrate

12/5 FINAL JEOPARDY! CATEGORY
19th CENTURY EUROPE

12/5 FINAL JEOPARDY! CLUE
This 1814-1815 gathering of leaders prompted Beethoven to compose the cantata "The Glorious Moment"

12/6 FINAL JEOPARDY! CATEGORY
REFERENCE BOOKS

12/6 FINAL JEOPARDY! CLUE
This manual resulted from a military engineer's attendance at an unruly 1860s church meeting

12/7 FINAL JEOPARDY! CATEGORY
TIME MAGAZINE'S PERSON OF THE YEAR

12/7 FINAL JEOPARDY! CLUE
Since "Man of the Year" became "Person of the Year" in 1999, only 1 individual woman has won: this European for 2015

12/8 FINAL JEOPARDY! CATEGORY
PRIMETIME TV ACTRESSES

12/8 FINAL JEOPARDY! CLUE
On the beat since 1999, she plays the longest-running female character currently on TV in a primetime non-animated series

Correct responses in spoiler box:
SpoilerShow
Where's Waldo?
Congress of Vienna
Robert's Rules of Order
Angela Merkel
Mariska Hargitay
The players were 9/15 (60.00%) with a 3-0-1-3-2 success pattern.

The extra clues have a requested clue followed by two others the players had correct.

HEALTH & MEDICI $200: This "Magnificent" Medici died in 1492, afflicted with "fevers" in his "veins...limbs, intestines, nerves, bones & marrow"

THE ELEMENT NAMED FOR... $2000: The rainbow

AUTHORS AT WAR $1200: At the age of 40, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle volunteered as a military doctor during this war in Africa

Correct responses in spoiler box:
SpoilerShow
Lorenzo
iridium
Boer War

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Re: FJs for the 12/4/17 week

Post by MarkBarrett » Sat Dec 09, 2017 7:51 pm

:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
Yes, for Waldo books.
No guess on Travis
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Post by TenPoundHammer » Sat Dec 09, 2017 7:53 pm

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

Figures I'm the goose egg this week. Monday and Thursday were obvious in hindsight, but no way was I getting the rest.

I haven't touched a Waldo book since I was like 8, so...

Yes, I got Randy Travis.
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Re: FJs for the 12/4/17 week

Post by StevenH » Sat Dec 09, 2017 7:56 pm

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

I had never heard of the correct response to the Wednesday or Friday FJ clue.
I knew Randy Travis.
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Post by Volante » Sat Dec 09, 2017 8:23 pm

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

Tue - Not a chance, unfamiliar. Can't even remember what I put down.
Fri - Not a chance.

NHO Randy Travis. 8-)

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Post by Plactus » Sat Dec 09, 2017 8:25 pm

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

Council of Vienna (I knew what and where it was, but couldn't come up with the right name); no guess (and no chance because the title was completely unfamiliar to me).
Not sure I've ever found Waldo or not.
Got Randy Travis.

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Post by Caboom » Sat Dec 09, 2017 8:34 pm

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

No chance on Wednesday.

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Post by Budphrey » Sat Dec 09, 2017 8:35 pm

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

I am marking myself incorrect for Friday's FJ! because her name is for some reason troublesome for me. I cannot reliably remember whether it's Hargitay or Hartigay, and that night I would have chosen the wrong one.
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Post by davey » Sat Dec 09, 2017 8:47 pm

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

If I'd never stood in a group looking for Waldo when I was in my 20s, I might have realized it wasn't meant for my cohort...
Fun fact I just discovered - In England it's Where's Wally...
Slow on the draw with iridium...
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Post by DBear » Sat Dec 09, 2017 9:03 pm

:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :oops: I said Melissa Hargitay...
:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
Seen plenty of Waldo. No chance on Randy Travis.

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Post by Cat Hammarskjold » Sat Dec 09, 2017 9:13 pm

I have heard of the Congress of Vienna and Mariska Hargitay before, but all I could come up with in the 30 seconds were "the gathering of the Quadruple Alliance after Napoleon's defeat" and "someone from Law and Order: SVU". I hadn't known that iridium was named after the rainbow and thought chromium instead, which at least was in the right direction. I'd consider trying out for Wheel of Fortune if it was just for money, but trips to places I don't feel the need to travel to and cars that probably get craptastic gas mileage don't make it feel worthwhile, especially if I have to pay taxes on them. Outside of Jeopardy!, the only televised game show I'd consider applying for is whenever the GSN version of Pointless that's been rumored about for quite a while actually comes to fruition. Well, if they bring back The Chase, I'll apply for that.

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Re: FJs for the 12/4/17 week

Post by Leander » Sat Dec 09, 2017 9:19 pm

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

Did not get Randy Travis.

Have found Waldo.

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Re: FJs for the 12/4/17 week

Post by Ironhorse » Sat Dec 09, 2017 9:19 pm

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

Had Olivia Benson in mind but the only actor/actress name I know from SVU is Ice-T.
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Post by seaborgium » Sat Dec 09, 2017 9:45 pm

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

I didn't have a direct connection between the song title and Randy Travis, but I have heard the song, and I was able to play it back in my head and know that it was unmistakably in Randy Travis's voice.

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Post by 9021amyers » Sat Dec 09, 2017 10:00 pm

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

I have found Waldo
I know Randy Travis
I could never be on Wheel of Fortune; I’m not enthusiastic enough, and I’d solve the puzzles too quickly.

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Post by Lefty » Sat Dec 09, 2017 11:02 pm

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

I might have guessed Monday's and Friday's with more time, but then the show wouldn't fit into a convenient half-hour slot.

I have found Waldo, but only in the Sunday comics section.

I knew Randy Travis was a country singer.

I didn't know it was L&O SUV, but I thought it was very probably L&O something or other.

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Post by dinghammer » Sun Dec 10, 2017 1:08 am

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

I thought Tuesday's might have something to do with Vienna, but I wouldn't have guessed "Congress of" in five hundred billion years.

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Post by ElendilPickle » Sun Dec 10, 2017 1:11 am

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

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Re: FJs for the 12/4/17 week

Post by twelvefootboy » Sun Dec 10, 2017 2:02 am

:mrgreen: :( :( :mrgreen: :(
I self administered the last three days of FJ from the excellent Mark Barrett postings.

Waldo, WECIB? NHO the negbaits discussed in game threads.
I guessed Vatican 1 for the European clue. No neurons connect to the Vienna shindig.
Got distracted by military TOM to guess UCMJ (Uniform Code of Military Justice?) but know and abuse Robert's Rules twice a year as chair of ASTM committee. At the next meeting, I'm going to bribe the motioners and seconders with donuts and bananas in lieu of trying to speed read through the inane procedural approvals of agenda and minutes.
Of course Merkel, but made sure Malala was no way considered European.
In reflection, I cannot presently name a SINGLE female TV actress, unless Julia Louise Dreyfuss still has a show (I think so). I knew it was a CSI type show from the TOM. Certainly NHO Hargitay, but I first learned the term "decapitated" when I first heard of Jayne Mansfield. Quite macabre, that.

I'm astounded that the contestant got Iridium (closed captioned as Uridium, the cousin to Kryptonite).
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Re: FJs for the 12/4/17 week

Post by opusthepenguin » Sun Dec 10, 2017 10:37 am

dinghammer wrote:
Sun Dec 10, 2017 1:08 am
I thought Tuesday's might have something to do with Vienna, but I wouldn't have guessed "Congress of" in five hundred billion years.
Aw, c'mon. In five hundred billion years, I'm sure that would've been one of my guesses. I'd probably get as far as The Porcupines of Vienna and The Happiest Aardvarks in Vienna.

After that, I'd start getting creative.

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