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Friday, January 18, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Post by Archivists » Fri Jan 18, 2019 12:45 pm

Game Recap for Show #7910, 2019-01-18

CONTESTANTS
David Moo, a cocktail bartender from Brooklyn, New York
Megan Logsdon, a wildlife technician from Kernville, California
John Presloid, a microbiologist from Perrysburg, Ohio (whose 2-day cash winnings total $37,200)

OPENING REMARKS
Alex: Thank you, Johnny. Ladies and gentlemen, thank you very much. Hi, everyone. Welcome aboard. David, Megan, good to have you with us today. That's all I have to say. Let's go to work.

JEOPARDY! ROUND CATEGORIES
AFRICAN CAPITALS (5/5, including 1 correct Daily Double)
IN THE NATO PHONETIC ALPHABET (5/5)
HERE COMES THE SONG TITLE! (5/5)
BETWEEN THE WORLD WARS (5/5)
CHARLIE (5/5)
THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY (5/5)

THE RIGHTS & THE WRONGS
John: 16 R (including 1 DD), 1 W
Megan: 8 R (including 1 rebound), 0 W
David: 6 R (including 1 rebound), 1 W

Clues revealed: 30
Triple Stumpers: 0
Jeopardy! Round Potential Lach Trash: $0



JEOPARDY! ROUND DAILY DOUBLE
John found the Daily Double on the 6th clue. John had $2,400, Megan had $400, and David had nothing in the bank. John made it a True Daily Double, wagering $2,400.

AFRICAN CAPITALS $1000: The American Colonization Society founded this city that now neighbors Bushrod Island
(Alex: Talking about Liberia. Well done.)

SCORES AT THE FIRST BREAK
John: $8,400
Megan: $1,600
David: -$400

CONTESTANT INTERVIEWS



Alex: We introduced David Moo from Brooklyn a cocktail bartender. Does that mean no beer, no wine?

David: Oh, me, I serve all kinds of things, Alex--whatever it is that you want.

Alex: Okay, now you proposed while you were hosting a pub quiz?

David: That's true. I was the quizmaster of the local quiz in Brooklyn. There's five questions in each round, and for one particular round, some friends had gotten my girlfriend to come to the bar and the answers to that round were veal, jus, marry, moo, dawn, and then there was one special question just for her, and the answer was "yes."

Alex: You both won out.

David: Yes, we did.

Alex: Way to go.




Alex: Megan Logsdon from Kernville, California, a member of an amateur belly dance group?

Megan: Yes. It started as a fitness class about five years ago, and some of us enjoyed it so much that we decided to start doing choreography and put dances together, and now we perform at community events and dance festivals.

Alex: Where's your next performance going to be at?

Megan: I don't know yet.

Alex: Just asking for a friend of mine.




Alex: John Presloid from Perrysburg, Ohio. Somebody in the audience, as you just heard a few moments ago, is from a neighboring town. Now growing up, you and your family watched "Jeopardy!" and not only watched, but you kept score?

John: Yes, every day, had a separate notebook just to keep score of who got how many questions right. I think I kinda kept score and they just sort of put up with me.

Alex: They put up with you because you were coming up with more correct responses than anyone else in the family.

John: Maybe.

Alex: And today, they're feeling really good about how well you've done.

SCORES AT THE END OF THE JEOPARDY! ROUND
John: $11,400
Megan: $4,200
David: $3,000
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Re: Friday, January 18, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Post by Archivists » Fri Jan 18, 2019 12:45 pm

DOUBLE JEOPARDY! ROUND CATEGORIES
AUTHORIZED FICTION (5/5)
FROM THE FRENCH (4/5)
COMIC "ON" (5/5) (Alex: Each correct response will end in those two letters of the alphabet.)
SOME SCIENCE, THEN DEATH (5/5, including 1 correct Daily Double)
LOVE & MARRIAGE (5/5, including 1 correct Daily Double)
MADLIBERALS (5/5) (Alex: Just as in Mad Libs, you have to fill in the missing word.)

THE RIGHTS & THE WRONGS
John: 14 R (including 2 DDs), 3 W
David: 8 R (including 3 rebounds), 0 W
Megan: 7 R (including 1 rebound), 2 W

Clues revealed: 30
Triple Stumpers: 1
Double Jeopardy! Round Potential Lach Trash: $1,600



FIRST DOUBLE JEOPARDY! ROUND DAILY DOUBLE
John snagged the next Daily Double on the 4th clue. John had $13,000, Megan had $4,200, and David was at $3,000. John wagered $5,000.

LOVE & MARRIAGE $1200: This 4-letter word has fallen out of use in vows; Elizabeth used it to marry Philip, but Diana didn't to marry Charles
(Alex: You're tempted, aren't you? You're tempted to say, "Let's make it a true Daily Double." I can see it in your eyes.)

SECOND DOUBLE JEOPARDY! ROUND DAILY DOUBLE
It was John who snatched up the last Daily Double of the game on the 14th clue. John had $22,400, Megan had $2,600, and David was at $8,200. John wagered $5,000.

SOME SCIENCE, THEN DEATH $1600: Wrote the book on plant classification--"Species Plantarum"--in 1753; pushing up daisies in 1778
(John: 5--)
(Alex: I know you're tempted to make it a True Daily Double.)
(John: $5,000.)
(Alex: $5,000 again. All right.)

TRIPLE STUMPERS IN THE DOUBLE JEOPARDY! ROUND
FROM THE FRENCH $1600: Now also meaning a nightclub or bar, this type of cafe lends its name to a salad made with salt pork & eggs

SCORES ENTERING FINAL JEOPARDY!
John: $30,600 (lock game)
David: $14,600
Megan: $9,000

FINAL JEOPARDY! CATEGORY
TV PERSONALITIES

VENUSIAN MONOLOGUES/MARTIAN CHRONICLES
Lock for first place; crush for second place.
John: Wager between $0 (venusian) and $1,399 (martian), and enjoy your victory.
David: Wager $3,401 to cover Megan.
Megan: You have the hope of surpassing David for second place if you come up with the correct response or if your opponent fails to. Bet between $2,200 and $8,998.

FINAL JEOPARDY! CLUE
In 2000 this man was the host of a No. 1 rated network show & a No. 2 rated syndicated talk show

FINAL SCORES
Megan: $9,000 - $5,700 = $3,300 (Who is Gera Dr. Phil) (3rd place: $1,000)
David: $14,600 - $3,401 = $11,199 (Who is Larry King?) (2nd place: $2,000)
John: $30,600 - $600 = $30,000 (Who is Ryan Seacrest?) (3-day champion: $67,200)
(Alex: A lot of possibilities for this Final, but this TV personality was a guest on "Celebrity Jeopardy!" on a few occasions.)
...
(Alex: And of course, the two programs--"Who Wants To Be a Millionaire?" on the network and "Live! with [*] in syndication.")

Total Potential Lach Trash: $1,600

GAME DYNAMICS
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CORYAT SCORES
John: $22,000, 30 R (including 3 DDs), 4 W
David: $14,600, 14 R, 1 W
Megan: $9,000, 15 R, 2 W
Combined Coryat: $45,600

BATTING AVERAGES
John: 30/61 = .492
Megan: 15/58 = .259
David: 14/58 = .241
Team: 59/63 = .937

MISCELLANEOUS INTERESTING CLUES
IN THE NATO PHONETIC ALPHABET $400: Triangulate this Greek letter used in math, astronomy & geography
(David: What is alpha?)
...
(Alex: [*], triangulate.)

HERE COMES THE SONG TITLE! $1000: "And just when it hit me, somebody turned around and shouted" this
(Alex: Yep, I will.)

BETWEEN THE WORLD WARS $1000: In 1936, Edward VIII advised Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin that he planned to marry this American divorcée

BETWEEN THE WORLD WARS $800: In March 1925 the Butler Act was passed, prohibiting the teaching of this in Tennessee schools
(Alex: Good. You're on the plus side again.)

CHARLIE $400: A Charlie is a pointed beard, named for the one on this king's head...when he had a head
(John: Who is Charles II?)

CHARLIE $600: It's "Always Sunny" for this comic actor, even when he's dealing with "Horrible Bosses"

FROM THE FRENCH $1200: From an Old French word that meant a wine taster, to us it's a connoisseur of fine food & drink
(John: What's a sommelier?)
(Megan: What is an epicurean?)

FROM THE FRENCH $800: In French it means "memory"; in English it's a keepsake to remember you by
(Megan: What is memento?)

COMIC "ON" $1600: Voiced by James Spader in an "Avengers" film, here, this

SOME SCIENCE, THEN DEATH $2000: His first law of planetary motion details elliptical orbits around the Sun; the world stopped revolving around him in 1630
(John: Who is Copernicus?)

MADLIBERALS $800: Lloyd Bentsen to Dan Quayle: "Senator, you're no Jack (proper noun)"
(John: Who is Kemp?)
...
(Alex: [*]. You're no Jack [*].)

CORRECT RESPONSES
Monrovia
obey
Linnaeus
bistro
Regis Philbin
delta
"Play That Funky Music (White Boy)"
(Wallis Warfield) Simpson
evolution
Charles I
(Charlie) Day
gourmet
souvenir
Ultron
Kepler
Kennedy
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Re: Friday, January 18, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Post by theFJguy » Fri Jan 18, 2019 12:49 pm

FINAL JEOPARDY! CATEGORY
TV PERSONALITIES

FINAL JEOPARDY! CLUE
In 2000 this man was the host of a No. 1 rated network show & and a No. 2 rated syndicated talk show

John Presloid: 30600-600=30000 (3x = $67,200)
Megan Logsdon: 9000-5700=3300
David Moo: 14600-3401=11199

Correct response:
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Regis Philbin (John – Ryan Seacrest) (Megan – Gera Dr. Phil) (David – Larry King)

Daily Doubles
John: 2400+2400
John: 13000+5000
John: 22400+5000

Coryats
John: 22000
Megan: 9000
David: 14600

Combined: 45,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round
John: 11400
Megan: 4200
David: 3000

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Re: Friday, January 18, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Post by MarkBarrett » Fri Jan 18, 2019 12:50 pm

No mention (yet) of J! on David’s page: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Moo

John has demonstrated what is possible for a contestant to do if he or she can get by that first game. John swept the DDs for +12400 and yet David had a chance to break the lock on clue 60.

The FJ! clue is one that would have bugged me for a long time to have missed at home and would have haunted me forever to have missed on stage (if it had mattered game-wise). Fortunately, I can enjoy the weekend knowing I got the weekly perfecto.

When the FJ! clue was revealed my mind instantly matched Ryan Seacrest for a talk show host and host of #1 show in thinking Live & AI. 2000 took care of that while the jump to the right guy was immediate having already landed on the right talk show. Done with no doubt is always nice.

Not a bad week for clues hidden with only 2 not played. Keep it up all involved.

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Re: Friday, January 18, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Post by Cat Hammarskjold » Fri Jan 18, 2019 5:37 pm

I wonder if
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the reason Steve Oppenheim is playing next Friday is because they were trying to have John and he on separate episodes, but a Jacob/Blish event happened.

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Re: Friday, January 18, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Post by Lefty » Fri Jan 18, 2019 6:03 pm

To me, FJ came down to Howard Stern and Rush Limbaugh and I decided Stern being less political was more likely. I was surprised to see three different answers from the contestants, and yet another different name as the right answer.

There is a whole wonderful world of TV and radio out there that I'm missing.
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Post by OntarioQuizzer » Fri Jan 18, 2019 6:06 pm

Cat Hammarskjold wrote:
Fri Jan 18, 2019 5:37 pm
I wonder if
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the reason Steve Oppenheim is playing next Friday is because they were trying to have John and he on separate episodes, but a Jacob/Blish event happened.
Did they know each other beforehand?
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Re: Friday, January 18, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Post by econgator » Fri Jan 18, 2019 7:29 pm

Not the slightest clue for me on FJ.

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Re: Friday, January 18, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Post by JayK33 » Fri Jan 18, 2019 8:05 pm

Some names came to mind but I couldn't come up with the correct one. Another head-slapper by the end of it, unfortunately.

I think I'm 0/5 this week.

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Re: Friday, January 18, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Post by DBear » Fri Jan 18, 2019 9:05 pm

I wasn't getting Regis out of that clue. Decided to cater to the LCD with a guess of Jerry Springer. :|

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Re: Friday, January 18, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Post by cheezguyty » Fri Jan 18, 2019 9:12 pm

There was nearly a second possible correct response to this FJ: Jeff Probst. Survivor followed Millionaire as TV's number one show in the fall of 2000 and Probst has guest-hosted Live! several dozen times over the years...but his first time doing so wasn't until 2001 (he even fits Alex's comment about competing on Celebrity Jeopardy! on a few occasions!).

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Re: Friday, January 18, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Post by alietr » Fri Jan 18, 2019 9:30 pm

Maybe it's my intensified interest in WWTBAM, but this was an instaget. I can see why people might not have gotten it, but the TS surprised me.

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Re: Friday, January 18, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Post by lisa0012 » Fri Jan 18, 2019 9:31 pm

Instaget. 2000+top game show=WWTBAM. Survivor started that year, but it is paired with the emerging reality shows of that era (Amazing Race, Bachelor, etc), not the game shows (Weakest Link, Deal or Deal, etc).

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Re: Friday, January 18, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Post by Golf » Fri Jan 18, 2019 9:36 pm

I appeared on the #1 ranked show in 2000! Would like to think I could have answered this clue correctly under the lights. :lol:

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Re: Friday, January 18, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Post by Newhausen » Fri Jan 18, 2019 9:47 pm

lisa0012 wrote:
Fri Jan 18, 2019 9:31 pm
Instaget. 2000+top game show=WWTBAM. Survivor started that year, but it is paired with the emerging reality shows of that era (Amazing Race, Bachelor, etc), not the game shows (Weakest Link, Deal or Deal, etc).
The clue specified "network show", not "game show". Survivor is definitely a network show.

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Re: Friday, January 18, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Post by Lefty » Fri Jan 18, 2019 10:20 pm

Newhausen wrote:
Fri Jan 18, 2019 9:47 pm
lisa0012 wrote:
Fri Jan 18, 2019 9:31 pm
Instaget. 2000+top game show=WWTBAM. Survivor started that year, but it is paired with the emerging reality shows of that era (Amazing Race, Bachelor, etc), not the game shows (Weakest Link, Deal or Deal, etc).
The clue specified "network show", not "game show". Survivor is definitely a network show.
I, on the other hand, missed the fact they were asking about two television shows. For some reason, I was thinking one was radio.
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Re: Friday, January 18, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Post by threearruda » Fri Jan 18, 2019 10:37 pm

John is a monster. I absolutely love watching him play, can't wait for Monday.

Flailed around for about ten seconds (Springer, Probst, nope) until something clicked and I hit the right guy.

Had a fun week playing these boards from home, scored significantly higher than my average every day except Wednesday. Not bad!
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Re: Friday, January 18, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Post by mxc_takeshi » Fri Jan 18, 2019 10:54 pm

45 right.

Instaget FJ.

Pretty good performances by John!

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Re: Friday, January 18, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Post by twelvefootboy » Fri Jan 18, 2019 11:27 pm

It's only because of repeated exposure to WWTBAM from this board that I got this FJ. I was going the Johnny Carson route but couldn't think of any moonlighting late night hosts. Like others, I also wandered toward radio for no reason. I picked Regis with low confidence and any one of the wrong answers wouldn't have surprised me.

Damn, John. You are timing the buzzer like Watson vs. the mere mortals. I feel bad for Frank (Thursday) and David getting carpal thumb shaking their buzzers while you make no visible motion. Alex must feel a good rapport with you, he doesn't usually goad one or two day champs to bet TDD's near 5 figures.
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Re: Friday, January 18, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Post by JayK33 » Fri Jan 18, 2019 11:44 pm

I know it's too early to talk about this for John, but how many ToC champions were in 3rd place heading into their very first FJ?

Dan Pawson is first to come to mind. He won it on a TS, too!

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