Something unusual happening this week (6/11/18) - possible spoiler?

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Something unusual happening this week (6/11/18) - possible spoiler?

Post by GoodStrategy » Mon Jun 11, 2018 2:28 pm

On the lineup for this week on the official J! site, there are two contestants with the same (sounding) first name with appearances this week: Catherine Ono on Monday and Katherine Pisarro-Grant on Thursday. I thought that TPTB tried to minimize situations where two same-first-named contestants might end up playing against each other (i.e. in regular play not calling them up for the same week or while one is still champion). (Although their names are spelled differently, for practical purposes here it's the sound that counts.) Is this a sign of something happening that warrants calling up one of the alternates?* And unless they've changed their policy, it almost certainly indicates that Catherine from Monday doesn't win more than two games.

*Last time we had a triple-zero game TPTB concealed it by not showing the (new) occupant of the champion's podium until that game's day.

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Re: Something unusual happening this week (6/11/18) - possible spoiler?

Post by Golf » Mon Jun 11, 2018 5:36 pm

One would be referred to as Katherine, the other Kate. Or Cathy. Or Kat. Probably not Kitty-Kat.

Not difficult.

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Re: Something unusual happening this week (6/11/18) - possible spoiler?

Post by GoodStrategy » Mon Jun 11, 2018 6:00 pm

Golf wrote:
Mon Jun 11, 2018 5:36 pm
One would be referred to as Katherine, the other Kate. Or Cathy. Or Kat. Probably not Kitty-Kat.

Not difficult.
If that's the case then I thought the contestant's name would appear with said nickname on the page.

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Re: Something unusual happening this week (6/11/18) - possible spoiler?

Post by OntarioQuizzer » Mon Jun 11, 2018 9:21 pm

GoodStrategy wrote:
Mon Jun 11, 2018 6:00 pm
Golf wrote:
Mon Jun 11, 2018 5:36 pm
One would be referred to as Katherine, the other Kate. Or Cathy. Or Kat. Probably not Kitty-Kat.

Not difficult.
If that's the case then I thought the contestant's name would appear with said nickname on the page.
Not necessarily.
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Re: Something unusual happening this week (6/11/18) - possible spoiler?

Post by CasketRomance » Mon Jun 11, 2018 10:02 pm

Golf wrote:
Mon Jun 11, 2018 5:36 pm
One would be referred to as Katherine, the other Kate. Or Cathy. Or Kat. Probably not Kitty-Kat.

Not difficult.
why not just do what they do on "pointless" and use the first letter of their surname to differentiate the 2

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Re: Something unusual happening this week (6/11/18) - possible spoiler?

Post by squarekara » Mon Jun 11, 2018 10:11 pm

CasketRomance wrote:
Mon Jun 11, 2018 10:02 pm
Golf wrote:
Mon Jun 11, 2018 5:36 pm
One would be referred to as Katherine, the other Kate. Or Cathy. Or Kat. Probably not Kitty-Kat.

Not difficult.
why not just do what they do on "pointless" and use the first letter of their surname to differentiate the 2
Or "C-Money"/"K-Money"

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Re: Something unusual happening this week (6/11/18) - possible spoiler?

Post by mikebdoss » Wed Jun 13, 2018 7:16 pm

No alternates were used in the Monday, Tuesday, or Wednesday games this week. I was at the taping, and overheard one of the alternates (after the morning session) saying she wouldn't be needed.

Can't speak to the Thursday or Friday games.

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