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Tuesday, September 11, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Post by Archivists » Tue Sep 11, 2018 9:35 am

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Re: Tuesday, September 11, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Post by Archivists » Tue Sep 11, 2018 9:35 am

DJ! Round

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Post by theFJguy » Tue Sep 11, 2018 12:07 pm

FINAL JEOPARDY! CATEGORY
DESIGN

FINAL JEOPARDY! CLUE
Switching the syllables in the German word for building of a home gave this design & architecture school its name

Rick Terpstra: 17800+11399=29199
Lori Goodman: 19000+15401=34401 (New Champ)
Becky Warren: 3200+0=3200

Correct response:
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Bauhaus

Daily Doubles
Lori: 5800+3000
Lori: 13600+3400
Rick: 15800+2000 (28th clue with $4000 left on the board and Lori at 15000)

Coryats
Rick: 17400
Lori: 14800
Becky: 3200

Combined: 35,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round
Rick: 7000
Lori: 8800
Becky: 1600

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Re: Tuesday, September 11, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Post by MarkBarrett » Tue Sep 11, 2018 12:08 pm

Two All Star captains featured and four to go.

Lori’s baseball story was a balk and deserves a fine in the kangaroo court. 1988 first date at Dodger stadium and the Dodgers won. Fine. The next day the Giants won and clinched the pennant? Say what? Obviously wrong in more than one way.

Rick had a chance at a fourth win and Lori torpedoed it by scooping up the remaining $4000 on the last two clues. Nice closing work.

Rick had another chance to win the game in the FJ! round while of course how was he to know Lori would cover a possible 35600 by going up to 34401. That’s J!

The players are perfect in the FJ! round this season. I’m glad to be off the schneid by day two.

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Re: Tuesday, September 11, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Post by Bob78164 » Tue Sep 11, 2018 5:21 pm

This game is a draw for the Strong Form of Shore's Conjecture. The second-place player bet "small." --Bob

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Re: Tuesday, September 11, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Post by ACW » Tue Sep 11, 2018 5:54 pm

FikkleFame explained it, but "switching the syllables" implies reversing it, and only one was changed anyway.

EDIT: What was the strategy Lori used for betting, anyway?

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Post by TenPoundHammer » Tue Sep 11, 2018 7:29 pm

"Paul Allen"? Definitely too generic a name to stick in my head.

The Numerical Movies seemed very obscure to me. I've heard of "8 Mile" but didn't think it was $200-box easy. Three Men and a Baby was my only get.

Really? Identify MS and AL on a map, for $600? Too easy.

House in German is haus. A design school... hmm, what design word has "haus" in it? Gotta be Bauhaus. Was not expecting the instaget here.

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Re: Tuesday, September 11, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Post by Vowela » Tue Sep 11, 2018 7:33 pm

Who were the people in the pre-FJ! commercial bumper?

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Post by xxaaaxx » Tue Sep 11, 2018 7:39 pm

Not sure what Lori's FJ wager was supposed to accomplish, other than making viewers at home think "Rick should've bet it all!", which isn't the lesson we should be teaching. (The correct lesson is, "Rick should've bet more on that DD!") Too bad. I thought he had a couple more days in him.

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Re: Tuesday, September 11, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Post by MarkBarrett » Tue Sep 11, 2018 7:51 pm

Vowela wrote:
Tue Sep 11, 2018 7:33 pm
Who were the people in the pre-FJ! commercial bumper?
John Lauderdale is the stage manager. Maggie Speak (no glasses) is a producer. Someone with more recent stage experience will have to identify the 3rd person.

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Re: Tuesday, September 11, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Post by Foretopman » Tue Sep 11, 2018 7:52 pm

Was I the only one who heard "Robinson Caruso"? I kept expecting a reversal on that.

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Re: Tuesday, September 11, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Post by threearruda » Tue Sep 11, 2018 8:12 pm

Thought Rick made the right choice to bet on the larger side; for some reason I figured Lori would be a candidate to not cover. Wonder if she just miscalculated by a few hundred or something, but luckily it didn't bite her this time. She played a strong game otherwise, and congrats on win #1!

ETA: Looks like Lori admitted to a math error in the Reddit thread. Happens to the best of us sometimes.

Curious to see how many missed Final as I did. Got held up on the word bildungsroman for some reason and couldn't jump on the architecture track. Bauhaus seemed super obvious after the fact. Anyways... :roll:
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Re: Tuesday, September 11, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Post by mxc_takeshi » Tue Sep 11, 2018 8:15 pm

35 right.

Science Around Us (1), Go Fly a Kite! (2), Numerical Cinema (3), I'm Allen (3), U.S. History (5), That Ended "WELL" (3)
Religious Leaders (4), Authors' Second Novels (4), The Secret of -nym (3), "V"acation Spots (4), Broadway Replacements (3), Under Studies (0)

My mind was blank during FJ, but I was right in thinking that it was a term I had seen before.

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Re: Tuesday, September 11, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Post by blueoncemoon » Tue Sep 11, 2018 8:38 pm

Foretopman wrote:
Tue Sep 11, 2018 7:52 pm
Was I the only one who heard "Robinson Caruso"? I kept expecting a reversal on that.
No, I heard it too. Coming as it did so close to the Vanatu/Vanuatu question, I was surprised.

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Re: Tuesday, September 11, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Post by Category 13 » Tue Sep 11, 2018 8:54 pm

MarkBarrett wrote:Rick had another chance to win the game in the FJ! round while of course how was he to know Lori would cover a possible 35600 by going up to 34401. That’s J!
xxaaaxx wrote: Not sure what Lori's FJ wager was supposed to accomplish, other than making viewers at home think "Rick should've bet it all!", which isn't the lesson we should be teaching. (The correct lesson is, "Rick should've bet more on that DD!") Too bad. I thought he had a couple more days in him.
That was about as easy as it gets, to figure out what he needed to clinch the lead going into FJ. He's going to be regretting that DD3 wager for a while.
Never the less, Rick made the perfect FInal wager. If Lori had known he was going with that strategy, she could have bet as low as $10,200 and still won. Her actual bet would have also won a TS, so she made out like a bandit with the extra $5200.

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Re: Tuesday, September 11, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Post by Danmel » Tue Sep 11, 2018 8:58 pm

Foretopman wrote:
Tue Sep 11, 2018 7:52 pm
Was I the only one who heard "Robinson Caruso"? I kept expecting a reversal on that.
Nope. I was also expecting that.

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Post by LucarioSnooperVixey » Tue Sep 11, 2018 9:01 pm

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Re: Tuesday, September 11, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Post by opusthepenguin » Tue Sep 11, 2018 9:30 pm

I think Lori brought all of Goleta with her as a cheering section. She's a lot of fun. I'll be glad to see her again.

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Re: Tuesday, September 11, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Post by alietr » Tue Sep 11, 2018 9:42 pm

Is it just me, or does Johnny's voice sound different this season?

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Re: Tuesday, September 11, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Post by Foretopman » Tue Sep 11, 2018 10:14 pm

blueoncemoon wrote:
Tue Sep 11, 2018 8:38 pm
Foretopman wrote:
Tue Sep 11, 2018 7:52 pm
Was I the only one who heard "Robinson Caruso"? I kept expecting a reversal on that.
No, I heard it too. Coming as it did so close to the Vanatu/Vanuatu question, I was surprised.
Thanks for confirming that I didn't imagine it

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