Monday, September 30, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

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Re: Monday, September 30, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Post by This Is Kirk! » Tue Oct 01, 2019 6:31 pm

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The torch doesn't go on boats or planes; it only goes on land. Don't be ridiculous.
The torch is always lit in Olympia, Greece and travels from there to wherever the Olympics are being held, thus it can't always travel by land.

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Re: Monday, September 30, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Post by hbomb1947 » Tue Oct 01, 2019 8:20 pm

This Is Kirk! wrote:
Tue Oct 01, 2019 6:31 pm
TenPoundHammer wrote:
Tue Oct 01, 2019 2:10 pm
The torch doesn't go on boats or planes; it only goes on land. Don't be ridiculous.
The torch is always lit in Olympia, Greece and travels from there to wherever the Olympics are being held, thus it can't always travel by land.
It took a really long time when the torch traveled on that freeway across the Indian Ocean to Australia in 2000.
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Re: Monday, September 30, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Post by reddpen » Tue Oct 01, 2019 9:48 pm

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COLLEGE-POURRI $600: I rang in [on the Bowling Green clue] with Kentucky and was shocked to be wrong... or something like that.
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Re: Monday, September 30, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Post by CasketRomance » Tue Oct 01, 2019 10:11 pm

reddpen wrote:
Tue Oct 01, 2019 9:48 pm
Poll request
COLLEGE-POURRI $600: I rang in [on the Bowling Green clue] with Kentucky and was shocked to be wrong... or something like that.
why? the school in kentucky is western kentucky university and they are the hilltoppers...(fun fact..rally towel originated there)

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Re: Monday, September 30, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Post by TenPoundHammer » Tue Oct 01, 2019 10:16 pm

This Is Kirk! wrote:
Tue Oct 01, 2019 6:31 pm
TenPoundHammer wrote:
Tue Oct 01, 2019 2:10 pm
The torch doesn't go on boats or planes; it only goes on land. Don't be ridiculous.
The torch is always lit in Olympia, Greece and travels from there to wherever the Olympics are being held, thus it can't always travel by land.
Okay, at the time of parsing the clue, the thought of the torch traveling didn't make any sense. I thought they lit it on location.
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Re: Monday, September 30, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Post by BigDaddyMatty » Wed Oct 02, 2019 1:12 am

CasketRomance wrote:
Tue Oct 01, 2019 10:11 pm
reddpen wrote:
Tue Oct 01, 2019 9:48 pm
Poll request
COLLEGE-POURRI $600: I rang in [on the Bowling Green clue] with Kentucky and was shocked to be wrong... or something like that.
why? the school in kentucky is western kentucky university and they are the hilltoppers...(fun fact..rally towel originated there)
Because there are cities named Bowling Green in both states. (In fact, the one in Kentucky is twice as populous as the one in Ohio.) I was pretty sure the school was in Ohio, as I have made that mistake before, but I made sure to wait for the rebound opportunity rather than jump in immediately.
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Re: Monday, September 30, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Post by LucarioSnooperVixey » Wed Oct 02, 2019 1:35 am

reddpen wrote:
Tue Oct 01, 2019 9:48 pm
Poll request
COLLEGE-POURRI $600: I rang in [on the Bowling Green clue] with Kentucky and was shocked to be wrong... or something like that.
I've made that same mistake in the past, but I have now learned from my mistakes and pretty soon, you will too.
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Re: Monday, September 30, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Post by TenPoundHammer » Wed Oct 02, 2019 2:05 am

LucarioSnooperVixey wrote:
Wed Oct 02, 2019 1:35 am
I've made that same mistake in the past, but I have now learned from my mistakes and pretty soon, you will too.
"Do we learn from our mistakes? I surely hope not / Takes all the fun out of making them again"

(A personal favorite lyric. I love Trout Fishing in America.)
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Re: Monday, September 30, 2019 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Post by mahatma » Wed Oct 02, 2019 9:44 am

TenPoundHammer wrote:
Wed Oct 02, 2019 2:05 am
LucarioSnooperVixey wrote:
Wed Oct 02, 2019 1:35 am
I've made that same mistake in the past, but I have now learned from my mistakes and pretty soon, you will too.
"Do we learn from our mistakes? I surely hope not / Takes all the fun out of making them again"

(A personal favorite lyric. I love Trout Fishing in America.)
And there you have your perfect thesis statement.

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