Monday, October 15, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

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Re: Monday, October 15, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Post by AFRET CMS » Tue Oct 16, 2018 1:23 pm

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34,800 coryat. Instaget final.

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With its lack of quotation marks/title case, do you think the judges would have accepted "Earth" for this clue? ;)
If you're a fan of 1950s sci-fi B movies (or MST3K), then perhaps Earth itself could have been the island referenced.....

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Re: Monday, October 15, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Post by Spaceman Spiff » Tue Oct 16, 2018 1:59 pm

I got all of the Star Wars ones right, but not by name -- I kept citing "Episode IV." etc. since I couldn't come up with the names fast enough. Would that have passed in Culver City or not?

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Re: Monday, October 15, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Post by seaborgium » Tue Oct 16, 2018 4:39 pm

Spaceman Spiff wrote:
Tue Oct 16, 2018 1:59 pm
I got all of the Star Wars ones right, but not by name -- I kept citing "Episode IV." etc. since I couldn't come up with the names fast enough. Would that have passed in Culver City or not?
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Re: Monday, October 15, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Post by earendel » Tue Oct 16, 2018 5:29 pm

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NHO a fireside chat. I guessed "sensual backrub".
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j/k, this was an instaget, and that was the joke answer I thought of in the 3 seconds I counted off for the "everybody say this really obvious answer at the same time" thing we sometimes do, and which I (almost) always forget to give a joke answer for.
I guessed Woman Crush Wednesday because WECIB, and I got "architect" despite The Brady Bunch's beforemytimeness (does Alex ever say recent things are after certain contestants' times? Because that'd be mean and hilarious). And I ran the Star Wars category like some kind of nerd.
Do you suppose they would have accepted "Episode IV", etc., rather than the actual movie titles?
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Re: Monday, October 15, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Post by Kenny » Tue Oct 16, 2018 6:29 pm

I am proud of the fact I only got "Empire Strikes Back" in the Star Wars category. Seriously? An entire category on a mediocre sci-fi franchise that peaked with Episode IV (the origional) and has regressed consistently since?

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Re: Monday, October 15, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Post by mikebdoss » Tue Oct 16, 2018 7:35 pm

Kenny wrote:
Tue Oct 16, 2018 6:29 pm
I am proud of the fact I only got "Empire Strikes Back" in the Star Wars category. Seriously? An entire category on a mediocre sci-fi franchise that peaked with Episode IV (the origional) and has regressed consistently since?
Low hanging troll bait. We've all got things we don't like in pop culture, that doesn't make them any less important to know for Jeopardy.

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Re: Monday, October 15, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Post by TenPoundHammer » Tue Oct 16, 2018 7:54 pm

Was on the road all of yesterday and most of today.

"Black and Tan" cost me the run in "Black", swift (can't say I've heard of it) in Roost-ers, and "Woman Crush Wednesday" (dafuq) in Abbrev.

Ran 10-Letter Words.

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I have to turn in my nerd card because I bombed the Star Wars category. Also no hope on the TV Jobs category.

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Re: Monday, October 15, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Post by jeff6286 » Tue Oct 16, 2018 8:03 pm

mikebdoss wrote:
Tue Oct 16, 2018 7:35 pm
Kenny wrote:
Tue Oct 16, 2018 6:29 pm
I am proud of the fact I only got "Empire Strikes Back" in the Star Wars category. Seriously? An entire category on a mediocre sci-fi franchise that peaked with Episode IV (the origional) and has regressed consistently since?
Low hanging troll bait. We've all got things we don't like in pop culture, that doesn't make them any less important to know for Jeopardy.
I'm perfectly happy with anyone who wants to be proud of not knowing things, leaves more potential winnings for the rest of us.

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Post by threearruda » Tue Oct 16, 2018 8:06 pm

Glad I wasn't the only one who thought this set of boards was on the tougher side; particularly the entertainment categories, not being a Star Wars fan at all. I strongly dislike how we get a film or TV category seemingly daily, but so it goes.
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Re: Monday, October 15, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Post by davey » Wed Oct 17, 2018 10:04 am

jeff6286 wrote:
Tue Oct 16, 2018 8:03 pm
mikebdoss wrote:
Tue Oct 16, 2018 7:35 pm
Kenny wrote:
Tue Oct 16, 2018 6:29 pm
I am proud of the fact I only got "Empire Strikes Back" in the Star Wars category. Seriously? An entire category on a mediocre sci-fi franchise that peaked with Episode IV (the origional) and has regressed consistently since?
Low hanging troll bait. We've all got things we don't like in pop culture, that doesn't make them any less important to know for Jeopardy.
I'm perfectly happy with anyone who wants to be proud of not knowing things, leaves more potential winnings for the rest of us.
I'm not exactly proud that the only one I got was Star Wars. Which I called Star Wars. But I'm content...and happy that this subject, at least as a full category, is probably in retirement for a while now... ;)

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Re: Monday, October 15, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Post by Woppy T » Wed Oct 17, 2018 10:13 am

davey wrote:
Wed Oct 17, 2018 10:04 am
jeff6286 wrote:
Tue Oct 16, 2018 8:03 pm
mikebdoss wrote:
Tue Oct 16, 2018 7:35 pm
Kenny wrote:
Tue Oct 16, 2018 6:29 pm
I am proud of the fact I only got "Empire Strikes Back" in the Star Wars category. Seriously? An entire category on a mediocre sci-fi franchise that peaked with Episode IV (the origional) and has regressed consistently since?
Low hanging troll bait. We've all got things we don't like in pop culture, that doesn't make them any less important to know for Jeopardy.
I'm perfectly happy with anyone who wants to be proud of not knowing things, leaves more potential winnings for the rest of us.
I'm not exactly proud that the only one I got was Star Wars. Which I called Star Wars. But I'm content...and happy that this subject, at least as a full category, is probably in retirement for a while now... ;)
To me, A New Hope is and will always be simply Star Wars. But I think if I were on the show I'd say the former, just to be safe.
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Tue Oct 16, 2018 7:54 pm

"Black and Tan" cost me the run in "Black", swift (can't say I've heard of it) in Roost-ers, and "Woman Crush Wednesday" (dafuq) in Abbrev.
Here's a helpful tip: never order a "Black and Tan" in an Irish pub. If the bartender is a true Irishman you will get a harsh glare at the very least. Order a "half and half" instead.

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Re: Monday, October 15, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Post by This Is Kirk! » Wed Oct 17, 2018 10:20 am

Star Wars seemed tough for sure. With eight movies in the main series so far even if you've seen them all it's not easy to keep them straight.

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Re: Monday, October 15, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Post by Elijah Baley » Wed Oct 17, 2018 2:11 pm

Woppy T wrote:
Wed Oct 17, 2018 10:13 am
TenPoundHammer wrote:
Tue Oct 16, 2018 7:54 pm

"Black and Tan" cost me the run in "Black", swift (can't say I've heard of it) in Roost-ers, and "Woman Crush Wednesday" (dafuq) in Abbrev.
Here's a helpful tip: never order a "Black and Tan" in an Irish pub. If the bartender is a true Irishman you will get a harsh glare at the very least. Order a "half and half" instead.
That's one of the more useful bits of info that I've picked up here along the way. Just out of curiosity, is there also another name for the concoction?

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Re: Monday, October 15, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Post by Woppy T » Wed Oct 17, 2018 5:09 pm

Elijah Baley wrote:
Wed Oct 17, 2018 2:11 pm
Woppy T wrote:
Wed Oct 17, 2018 10:13 am
TenPoundHammer wrote:
Tue Oct 16, 2018 7:54 pm

"Black and Tan" cost me the run in "Black", swift (can't say I've heard of it) in Roost-ers, and "Woman Crush Wednesday" (dafuq) in Abbrev.
Here's a helpful tip: never order a "Black and Tan" in an Irish pub. If the bartender is a true Irishman you will get a harsh glare at the very least. Order a "half and half" instead.
That's one of the more useful bits of info that I've picked up here along the way. Just out of curiosity, is there also another name for the concoction?
I only know those two names, but I wouldn’t be surprised if there are more.

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