FJs for the 5/7/18 week

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Which FJ! clues did you solve correctly for the 5/7/18 week?

Poll runs till Sun Oct 21, 2018 7:50 pm

This city, also the title of a film that won 2 Oscars, was named for a businessman known for 19th c. transportation
31
25%
Built in the 1990s, it's the only permanent structure permitted in London with a thatched roof since the Great Fire of 1666
76
62%
A 12-minute piece of music from this opera depicts Alpine dawn, a storm & the calm, & ends in a section called a galop
70
57%
On her 2012 passing this Oscar nominee was described as “an essayist and humorist in the Dorothy Parker mold” (but funnier)
50
41%
President Madison is credited with the 1st of these 2-word actions; he didn’t sign an 1812 bill after Congress had adjourned
80
65%
:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:  I checked all five above.
2
2%
:( :( :( :( :(  I missed all the FJ! clues.
6
5%
MEMORABLE MOVIE SCENES $1000: 1925: In the Yukon, a starving Charlie Chaplin dines on one of his shoes, laces & all
45
37%
POLITICAL TERMS $1600: Senate Rule 22 is named for this, the only formal procedure for ending a filibuster
76
62%
GREAT AMERICAN NOVELS $600: Chief Bromden, a Native American who feigns muteness, is the narrator of this Ken Kesey novel
100
81%
Chicago was my incorrect guess for the Monday FJ! clue.
20
16%
Nashville was my incorrect guess for the Monday FJ! clue.
4
3%
Erma Bombeck was my incorrect guess for the Thursday FJ! clue.
15
12%
Joan Rivers was my incorrect guess for the Thursday FJ! clue.
16
13%
My incorrect guess for the Friday FJ! clue was something "executive" or something "presidential."
19
15%
(Requested) ODD WORDS $800: Anatomically, medius is another word for this digit - I flashed my middle finger as part of my correct response
17
14%
 
Total votes: 123

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Re: FJs for the 5/7/18 week

Post by ElendilPickle » Tue May 15, 2018 1:30 am

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

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Re: FJs for the 5/7/18 week

Post by IronNeck » Tue May 15, 2018 2:38 am

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

Tough week; can't remember the last time I went 2/5. This, despite me being money on movies, too. Again, I never remotely thought of Nora Ephron as funny, LET ALONE a better version of Dorothy Parker. (Seriously?!) Went with Joan Rivers instead. And I just didn't think of Fargo, only Selma.

Interesting that so few people got Gold Rush. Not that I think people are missing much when it comes to skipping the silent era, but the version of Gold Rush with narration, available on Youtube among other places, is quite amusing.

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Re: FJs for the 5/7/18 week

Post by seaborgium » Tue May 15, 2018 3:28 am

IronNeck wrote:
Tue May 15, 2018 2:38 am
Interesting that so few people got Gold Rush. Not that I think people are missing much when it comes to skipping the silent era, but the version of Gold Rush with narration, available on Youtube among other places, is quite amusing.
I only got it because of "in the Yukon" at the beginning; I didn't stand a chance otherwise.

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Re: FJs for the 5/7/18 week

Post by John Boy » Tue May 15, 2018 8:59 am

:cry: :D :D :cry: :D

3-for 5, for the 4th time in the last 5 weeks. I sense a very mediocre pattern here.

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Re: FJs for the 5/7/18 week

Post by Linear Gnome » Sat Jun 09, 2018 9:25 pm

:( :( :mrgreen: :( :mrgreen:
:( :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
I think I flirted with Philadelphia on Monday though I was pretty sure it was wrong. Millennium Dome on Tuesday, Erma Bombeck on Thursday.

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