FJs for the 4/23/18 week

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Which FJ! clues did you solve correctly for the 4/23/18 week?

Poll ended at Sun Oct 21, 2018 7:49 pm

Congress met in June 1778 to sign these but found errors in the official copy; it had to reconvene with a new set in July
113
85%
Markers for this geog. designation are on Lake Victoria's Lwaji Island & at Mbandaka in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
59
44%
In 1871 the official addition of this as a province gave Canada coasts on both the Atlantic & the Pacific oceans
123
92%
This athlete lost a 1931 lawsuit against the Curtiss Candy Company
128
96%
Leodegrance, King of Cameliard, gave the newlyweds a piece of furniture on the marriage of this daughter
76
57%
:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:  I checked all five above.
29
22%
:( :( :( :( :(  I missed all the FJ! clues.
1
1%
WHAT DO YOU LOVE? $600: Sinophile, all things this country
112
84%
LITERATURE ON THE MAP $1600: Rooster Cogburn is a deputy marshal in Fort Smith, Arkansas in this Charles Portis novel
82
62%
ON THE BIG MONEY $200: His old legal foe Mr. Marbury might have fought this president being put on the $5,000 in 1918...but would have lost
100
75%
My incorrect guess for the Monday FJ! clue was the Bill or Rights or the Federalist Papers.
12
9%
I missed the Tuesday FJ! clue by guessing something to do with the Nile River or a waterfall.
23
17%
My incorrect guess for the Wednesday FJ! clue was an Atlantic province.
6
5%
My incorrect guess for the Wednesday FJ! clue was a territory.
1
1%
Queen Isabella, Marie Antoinette or some other woman famous in history was my guess for the Friday FJ! clue.
15
11%
The NFL Draft airing Thursday & Friday on my Fox affiliate affected J! airing at its usual time.
3
2%
 
Total votes: 133

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FJs for the 4/23/18 week

Post by MarkBarrett » Sat Apr 28, 2018 7:49 pm

4/23 FINAL JEOPARDY! CATEGORY
18th CENTURY AMERICA
 
4/23 FINAL JEOPARDY! CLUE
Congress met in June 1778 to sign these but found errors in the official copy; it had to reconvene with a new set in July
 
4/24 FINAL JEOPARDY! CATEGORY
AFRICA
 
4/24 FINAL JEOPARDY! CLUE
Markers for this geog. designation are on Lake Victoria's Lwaji Island & at Mbandaka in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
 
4/25 FINAL JEOPARDY! CATEGORY
GEOGRAPHY

4/25 FINAL JEOPARDY! CLUE
In 1871 the official addition of this as a province gave Canada coasts on both the Atlantic & the Pacific oceans

4/26 FINAL JEOPARDY! CATEGORY
SPORTS IN COURT

4/26 FINAL JEOPARDY! CLUE
This athlete lost a 1931 lawsuit against the Curtiss Candy Company
 
4/27 FINAL JEOPARDY! CATEGORY
LEGENDARY PEOPLE

4/27 FINAL JEOPARDY! CLUE
Leodegrance, King of Cameliard, gave the newlyweds a piece of furniture on the marriage of this daughter

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Articles of Confederation
Equator
British Columbia
Babe Ruth
Guinevere
 
The players were 7/14 (50.00%) with a 3-1-1-1-1 success pattern.
 
The extra clues have three correct by the players.
 
WHAT DO YOU LOVE? $600: Sinophile, all things this country
 
LITERATURE ON THE MAP $1600: Rooster Cogburn is a deputy marshal in Fort Smith, Arkansas in this Charles Portis novel
 
ON THE BIG MONEY $200: His old legal foe Mr. Marbury might have fought this president being put on the $5,000 in 1918...but would have lost
 
Correct responses in spoiler box:
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China
True Grit
James Madison

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Re: FJs for the 4/23/18 week

Post by MarkBarrett » Sat Apr 28, 2018 7:50 pm

:mrgreen: :( :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
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Post by TenPoundHammer » Sat Apr 28, 2018 7:51 pm

:( :( :( :( :(
:( :( :(
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Re: FJs for the 4/23/18 week

Post by Ironhorse » Sat Apr 28, 2018 8:07 pm

:mrgreen: :cry: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

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Re: FJs for the 4/23/18 week

Post by Plactus » Sat Apr 28, 2018 8:24 pm

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

No guess Tuesday.
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Post by davey » Sat Apr 28, 2018 8:36 pm

:mrgreen: :( :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :(
:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
Came nowhere near the equator, almost as lost looking for a woman with legendary furniture... :roll:That one seems more obvious in retrospect...

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Post by dinghammer » Sat Apr 28, 2018 8:46 pm

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

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Post by Leander » Sat Apr 28, 2018 8:56 pm

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

Waffled a bit between Equator and Tropic of Capricorn, but settled on Equator.

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Re: FJs for the 4/23/18 week

Post by BobF » Sat Apr 28, 2018 9:28 pm

I think this is the first time I've pulled 3 for 3 on the daily doubles that have been chosen.
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Post by LucarioSnooperVixey » Sat Apr 28, 2018 9:34 pm

:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :( :mrgreen:
:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
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Re: FJs for the 4/23/18 week

Post by twelvefootboy » Sat Apr 28, 2018 9:39 pm

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

So far I'm the only Kilamanjaro miss after deciding against Victoria Falls.
Marie Antoinette but believe her to be a Polish (?) girl of limited means based on some movie I can't recall.
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Post by opusthepenguin » Sat Apr 28, 2018 10:01 pm

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

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Re: FJs for the 4/23/18 week

Post by threearruda » Sat Apr 28, 2018 10:15 pm

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

Marie-Antoinette Friday - flipping back and forth, my Patriots were on the clock right during Final (of course they traded the pick :roll: ) so I missed the first 20 seconds of think music - I might have gotten to Guinevere otherwise, but we'll never know.

Surprised that the contestants only pulled a 50% this week.
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Post by DBear » Sat Apr 28, 2018 11:25 pm

:mrgreen: :? :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :( I thought it was about Sleepy Beauty, guessed Aurora.
:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :(
Thanks Mark for putting the NFL draft pre-emption up as a poll.

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Post by StevenH » Sat Apr 28, 2018 11:34 pm

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

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Post by Bamaman » Sun Apr 29, 2018 8:39 am

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

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Marie Antoinette

Well, I didn't go 8/8, but I did get the alternate answers on the ones I missed. So that's something.

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Post by BigDaddyMatty » Sun Apr 29, 2018 12:26 pm

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

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Post by Linear Gnome » Sun Apr 29, 2018 12:32 pm

:mrgreen: :( :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :(
:mrgreen: :( :mrgreen:
Didn't get any traction on either Tuesday or Friday.
I get J! at 4:30 PM on NBC, so no problems this week.

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Re: FJs for the 4/23/18 week

Post by AFRET CMS » Sun Apr 29, 2018 1:35 pm

First 8/8 week in at least a couple of months -- thank goodness for CotD on J! official web site to give me a shot at the FJs during pre-emption.

Three FJs polling at or over 90% and only one under 50%. As of my poll completion, the mean for the week is 77.4%. I'm not a statistical historian, but subjectively that seems pretty high.
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Re: FJs for the 4/23/18 week

Post by Ironhorse » Sun Apr 29, 2018 1:49 pm

I'm very lucky in that I watch J! out of an independent TV station from Lawrence, KS which is guaranteed to show it no matter what. It doesn't broadcast news, special live events, or special Christmas/Thanksgiving programming.
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