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Tuesday, December 4, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

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Post by theFJguy » Tue Dec 04, 2018 1:06 pm

FINAL JEOPARDY! CATEGORY
THE NFL

FINAL JEOPARDY! CLUE
For the 2018 draft this team tried to use a parrot to make a pick; the bird got stage fright

Dave Leffler: 18400+1400=19800 (2x = $53,601)
Alexander Schwab: 7400+1500=8900
Tiffany Brooks: 2400-2400=0

Correct response:
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Tampa Bay Buccaneers (Yes, Bucs are fine as well.) (Tiffany – Browns)


Daily Doubles
Dave: 600+1000
Alexander: minus 600+2000
Alexander: 4200+2000

Coryats
Dave: 18400
Alexander: 6200
Tiffany: 2400

Combined: 27,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round
Dave: 9600
Alexander: minus 1000
Tiffany: minus 1600

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Re: Tuesday, December 4, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Post by MarkBarrett » Tue Dec 04, 2018 1:07 pm

That was an ugly scoreboard for the challengers going into the first two commercial breaks with Dave leading: 7200 to minus 2000 to minus 1800 and then 9600 to minus 1000 to minus 1600

The DJ! round improved for Dave’s opponents as they erased the reds.

The FJ! clue was a no huddle snap for processing and writing to be done before the music. I was prepared to do a 32-team speed round in 30 seconds if necessary as I spent the break making sure I could instantly recall the teams in their 4-team division blocks. Nope, not necessary.

Did anyone take a music shortcut for the FJ! clue with “parrot” to “Parrothead” to Buffett to FL? That was the kind of thing in my head to entertain myself during think time.

If on the stage, the instruction to write “Who” would have thrown me as I would have instead played QB brainstorm thinking of all of the slingers with big stats.

Dave is no Frank S. as he did not know the Wasserstein play. I liked Dave's wager call for DD1, "The maximum, please."

I wonder if Tiffany got the Monday FJ! clue since it matched her last name?

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Re: Tuesday, December 4, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Post by acthomas » Tue Dec 04, 2018 1:41 pm

MarkBarrett wrote:
Tue Dec 04, 2018 1:07 pm
The FJ! clue was a no huddle snap for processing and writing to be done before the music. I was prepared to do a 32-team speed round in 30 seconds if necessary as I spent the break making sure I could instantly recall the teams in their 4-team division blocks. Nope, not necessary.
I got it down quickly to "pirate team" ... and then wondered seriously if it's something the Raiders might do with their pirate aesthetic.

Then figured that said team in black and white has other less colorful historical gimmicks (unless you count black and blue).

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Re: Tuesday, December 4, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Post by badgerfellow » Tue Dec 04, 2018 4:20 pm

acthomas wrote:
Tue Dec 04, 2018 1:41 pm
MarkBarrett wrote:
Tue Dec 04, 2018 1:07 pm
The FJ! clue was a no huddle snap for processing and writing to be done before the music. I was prepared to do a 32-team speed round in 30 seconds if necessary as I spent the break making sure I could instantly recall the teams in their 4-team division blocks. Nope, not necessary.
I got it down quickly to "pirate team" ... and then wondered seriously if it's something the Raiders might do with their pirate aesthetic.

Then figured that said team in black and white has other less colorful historical gimmicks (unless you count black and blue).
Yet, said team has plenty of gimmicks as it is.

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Re: Tuesday, December 4, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Post by 9021amyers » Tue Dec 04, 2018 8:00 pm

acthomas wrote:
Tue Dec 04, 2018 1:41 pm
MarkBarrett wrote:
Tue Dec 04, 2018 1:07 pm
The FJ! clue was a no huddle snap for processing and writing to be done before the music. I was prepared to do a 32-team speed round in 30 seconds if necessary as I spent the break making sure I could instantly recall the teams in their 4-team division blocks. Nope, not necessary.
I got it down quickly to "pirate team" ... and then wondered seriously if it's something the Raiders might do with their pirate aesthetic.

Then figured that said team in black and white has other less colorful historical gimmicks (unless you count black and blue).
The Buccaneers are the fun, swashbuckling pirates; the Raiders are gritty TV reboot space pirates.

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Post by clprez » Tue Dec 04, 2018 8:00 pm

TIL all thoroughbred horses in the northern hemisphere have a birthday of January 1st.

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Post by TenPoundHammer » Tue Dec 04, 2018 8:03 pm

"Hank" is a nickname for Henry? How?!

NHO "This Week". Can we poll it?

All but "geisha" in Crossword Clues G. Weird for a $200 box to be my only NHOI.

I found the DJ! board extremely impenetrable.

"Miss You Much" / Janet Jackson and the clock ensured that I wouldn't run the Songwriting category.

Lach Trash: Early Start, Power Lunch, Kesha, Bruno Mars

Hmm, some avian team? Can't think of one offhand. Pirate angle? No, the Pirates are baseball, and I can't for the life of me match pirates to an NFL team.
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Re: Tuesday, December 4, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Post by threearruda » Tue Dec 04, 2018 8:05 pm

Got excited for a half second upon FJ category reveal until I realized the likelihood of wordplay or some other pun, like usual. Looks as if I was half-right. Instaget though, so no need to complain any further. :D

Another solid showing from Dave, congrats on win #2.

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Post by teapot37 » Tue Dec 04, 2018 8:19 pm

When "Female Playwrights" came up I knew we were getting a Wendy Wasserstein clue. The only question was whether or not it would involve The Heidi Chronicles.
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Post by OntarioQuizzer » Tue Dec 04, 2018 8:21 pm

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Re: Tuesday, December 4, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Post by econgator » Tue Dec 04, 2018 8:54 pm

I thought that "Wit" clue was quite negbaity.

Obviously an instaget on FJ.

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Post by Category 13 » Tue Dec 04, 2018 8:55 pm

Had a feeling it would have something to do with a team name or symbol. Instaget.

Too bad Frank, I mean Dave, left over $2,000 on the table.

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Re: Tuesday, December 4, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Post by opusthepenguin » Tue Dec 04, 2018 9:45 pm

econgator wrote:
Tue Dec 04, 2018 8:54 pm
I thought that "Wit" clue was quite negbaity.
Specifically negbaity for Dave's wrong response of Alzheimer's? That was definitely a good guess. I'm not sure if it rises to the level of negbait. But I've seen the film version of Wit with Emma Thompson. (We dated briefly. Long story.) So I knew the correct response and wasn't in a position to be baited. I did wonder whether they would have accepted just "cancer". It's possible Tiffany torpedoed herself with over-specificity. I definitely would have started with "What is cancer?" since I was only 90% on the ovarian part.

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Post by opusthepenguin » Tue Dec 04, 2018 9:50 pm

When did this tape? Did last week's games tape only the day before with Alexander in the audience?
Spoilered for those who haven't seen last Friday's gameShow
Because last week we were supposed to associate Wyatt Earp (or an event he was involved in) with Tombstone. And two contestants went for Dodge City. So this time around Alexander rings in with a confident Tombstone only to be told it's Dodge City.

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Re: Tuesday, December 4, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Post by DBear » Tue Dec 04, 2018 9:54 pm

NFL + parrot = WECIB. 8-)
Remember the old orange and cream uniforms? They did not inspire fear in their opponents. Laughter, maybe...

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Re: Tuesday, December 4, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Post by davey » Tue Dec 04, 2018 9:55 pm

econgator wrote:
Tue Dec 04, 2018 8:54 pm
I thought that "Wit" clue was quite negbaity.
I assume they were just looking for cancer. Tiffany sabotaged herself there. I know the play (and there was an HBO movie version), still I might have said breast cancer too if forced. But I never would have thought it was necessary.
FJ was pretty easy even if you don't follow the NFL. I do know the team names...

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Re: Tuesday, December 4, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Post by Linear Gnome » Tue Dec 04, 2018 10:00 pm

opusthepenguin wrote:
Tue Dec 04, 2018 9:50 pm
When did this tape? Did last week's games tape only the day before with Alexander in the audience?
Spoilered for those who haven't seen last Friday's gameShow
Because last week we were supposed to associate Wyatt Earp (or an event he was involved in) with Tombstone. And two contestants went for Dodge City. So this time around Alexander rings in with a confident Tombstone only to be told it's Dodge City.
I noticed that, too. By my reckoning, 11/30 ended an even number of taping weeks, so I think the returning champion from 11/30 to 12/3 is the only one who would have seen last week's games.

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Re: Tuesday, December 4, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Post by davey » Tue Dec 04, 2018 10:26 pm

opusthepenguin wrote:
Tue Dec 04, 2018 9:45 pm
econgator wrote:
Tue Dec 04, 2018 8:54 pm
I thought that "Wit" clue was quite negbaity.
Specifically negbaity for Dave's wrong response of Alzheimer's? That was definitely a good guess. I'm not sure if it rises to the level of negbait. But I've seen the film version of Wit with Emma Thompson. (We dated briefly. Long story.) So I knew the correct response and wasn't in a position to be baited. I did wonder whether they would have accepted just "cancer". It's possible Tiffany torpedoed herself with over-specificity. I definitely would have started with "What is cancer?" since I was only 90% on the ovarian part.
90% is pretty good. I'm pretty sure you didn't need it...It's true that Wit would have been an on-the-nose title for an Alzheimer's play...
Interesting thing about Margaret Edson...She had never and has not since written another play. She's an elementary school teacher.

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