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
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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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FJs for the 5/7/18 week

Post by MarkBarrett » Sat May 12, 2018 7:50 pm

5/7 FINAL JEOPARDY! CATEGORY
U.S. CITIES

5/7 FINAL JEOPARDY! CLUE
This city, also the title of a film that won 2 Oscars, was named for a businessman known for 19th c. transportation

5/8 FINAL JEOPARDY! CATEGORY
LONDON LANDMARKS

5/8 FINAL JEOPARDY! CLUE
Built in the 1990s, it's the only permanent structure permitted in London with a thatched roof since the Great Fire of 1666

5/9 FINAL JEOPARDY! CATEGORY
OPERA

5/9 FINAL JEOPARDY! CLUE
A 12-minute piece of music from this opera depicts Alpine dawn, a storm & the calm, & ends in a section called a galop

5/10 FINAL JEOPARDY! CATEGORY
WOMEN WRITERS

5/10 FINAL JEOPARDY! CLUE
On her 2012 passing this Oscar nominee was described as “an essayist and humorist in the Dorothy Parker mold” (but funnier)

5/11 FINAL JEOPARDY! CATEGORY
U.S. POLITICAL HISTORY

5/11 FINAL JEOPARDY! CLUE
President Madison is credited with the 1st of these 2-word actions; he didn’t sign an 1812 bill after Congress had adjourned

Correct responses in spoiler box:
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Fargo
Globe Theatre
William Tell
Nora Ephron
pocket veto
The players were 4/15 (26.67%) with a 0-1-1-1-1 success pattern.

The extra clues have a triple stumper, one correct, and one rebounded correctly.

MEMORABLE MOVIE SCENES $1000: 1925: In the Yukon, a starving Charlie Chaplin dines on one of his shoes, laces & all

POLITICAL TERMS $1600: Senate Rule 22 is named for this, the only formal procedure for ending a filibuster

GREAT AMERICAN NOVELS $600: Chief Bromden, a Native American who feigns muteness, is the narrator of this Ken Kesey novel

Correct responses in spoiler box:
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The Gold Rush
cloture
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

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Re: FJs for the 5/7/18 week

Post by MarkBarrett » Sat May 12, 2018 7:51 pm

:( :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :(
:( :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
No guess on Fargo
Could not recall the Chaplin title in time
lame duck for pocket veto
middle finger without action since holding binder of scoresheets and pen

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Re: FJs for the 5/7/18 week

Post by Volante » Sat May 12, 2018 7:55 pm

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

Mon - (blank) Kept racking my brain til the end of allotted time
Fri - Executive order. Inexcusable mistake on my part, I should've read more of the clue than just the "2-word" part.

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Re: FJs for the 5/7/18 week

Post by davey » Sat May 12, 2018 8:29 pm

:( :mrgreen: :( :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
Had Die Valkure on Wed and was pretty sure...WECIB? Sure, I associate horses with the Lone Ranger, and I associate the Lone Ranger with William Tell, but I don't associate horses with William Tell... :roll: I suppose the poll will show the clue the easiest of the week...
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Re: FJs for the 5/7/18 week

Post by LucarioSnooperVixey » Sat May 12, 2018 8:33 pm

:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :( :(
:( :( :mrgreen:
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Re: FJs for the 5/7/18 week

Post by Ironhorse » Sat May 12, 2018 9:07 pm

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

Monday - Pullman
Wednesday - No guess
Thursday - Erma Bombeck
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Re: FJs for the 5/7/18 week

Post by DBear » Sat May 12, 2018 9:16 pm

:( :( :mrgreen: :roll: :mrgreen:
:( :mrgreen: :(
gave 'em the middle finger :twisted:

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Re: FJs for the 5/7/18 week

Post by Leander » Sat May 12, 2018 9:25 pm

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

Presidential veto on Friday. Would have gotten cloture on a good day.

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Re: FJs for the 5/7/18 week

Post by Plactus » Sat May 12, 2018 9:39 pm

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

Vauxhall Cross; no answer.

I considered Chicago but two Oscars is a pretty light haul for a Best Picture so I continued on west.

On the show, I might have been tempted to do something with my middle finger, but not at home.

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Re: FJs for the 5/7/18 week

Post by Volante » Sat May 12, 2018 9:44 pm

Plactus wrote:
Sat May 12, 2018 9:39 pm
I considered Chicago but two Oscars is a pretty light haul for a Best Picture so I continued on west.
Grand Hotel only got one. Heck, it was only -nominated- for one.

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Post by TenPoundHammer » Sat May 12, 2018 10:16 pm

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


No guesses all around.
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Re: FJs for the 5/7/18 week

Post by Lefty » Sun May 13, 2018 12:12 am

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

I figured out Fargo in about a day. My ultimately successful path was to try to think of every city in every state.
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Re: FJs for the 5/7/18 week

Post by dinghammer » Sun May 13, 2018 12:24 am

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

No guess Monday. Joan Rivers Thursday, though I was pretty sure she died more recently. Didn't know that Chaplin movie existed.

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Re: FJs for the 5/7/18 week

Post by BigDaddyMatty » Sun May 13, 2018 1:43 am

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

No chance on The Globe. I put Wembley Stadium just to have something.
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Post by 9021amyers » Sun May 13, 2018 9:17 am

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

Selma on Monday
Recess appointment on Friday
(Medius clue) “What is [flips bird] this one?”

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Post by AFRET CMS » Sun May 13, 2018 2:15 pm

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

Got Fargo, but after time expired. Knew it was Nora Ephron, but simply couldn't pull her name out of the vortex. Dented my forehead when Alex gave her name.

Gold Rush, cloture, Cuckoo's Nest were all pretty instant.
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Re: FJs for the 5/7/18 week

Post by Carpe Diem » Sun May 13, 2018 7:21 pm

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

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Re: FJs for the 5/7/18 week

Post by Wpwells » Mon May 14, 2018 9:11 am

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

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Re: FJs for the 5/7/18 week

Post by SenseiCAY » Mon May 14, 2018 2:14 pm

Only got Globe Theater. I said "recess appointment" for Friday, not realizing that it was about signing bills. Said Joan Rivers on Women Writers.

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Re: FJs for the 5/7/18 week

Post by seaborgium » Tue May 15, 2018 12:19 am

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

I feel like Fargo had just enough information for it to be gettable, but not quite enough to reach the average for FJ gettability. I got The Globe once my dad used the word "replica" in his out-loud brainstorming.

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