FJs for the 3/16/20 week

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Which FJ! clues did you solve correctly for the 3/16/20 week?

Poll runs till Sun Oct 25, 2020 7:50 pm

Water pressure issues in Culver City, home to MGM, impacted the filming of an iconic scene in this 1952 movie musical
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91%
It incorporated the "one country, two systems" principle in its constitution in 1982 & put it into practice after a 1997 reunification
39
40%
To celebrate the 500th anniversary of a major event, Seville, Spain & Genoa, Italy both had expositions in this year
95
98%
1946 was the last year this place, now a country, was represented in the U.S. House of Representatives
63
65%
2 events figure prominently in her 2003 memoir: a coup in Chile on September 11, 1973 & the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 
66
68%
:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:  I checked all five above.
22
23%
:( :( :( :( :(  I missed all the FJ! clues.
0
No votes
RECENT EVENTS $200: In 2018 the skies got tougher for emotional support animals, like Dexter, this kind of bird rejected by United Airlines
21
22%
U.S. GEOGRAPHY $800: Seneca is the deepest of this group of lakes in New York state
95
98%
AUTHORS' OTHER JOBS $800 box DD: Like Doc Holliday, Zane Grey was trained as one of these professionals
87
90%
I missed the Tuesday FJ! clue with a guess of a place in Europe.
19
20%
I missed the Thursday FJ! clue with a guess that is currently a U.S. territory.
10
10%
Cuba was my incorrect guess for the Thursday FJ! clue.
2
2%
The correct response for the Friday FJ! clue was a name not familiar to me.
14
14%
I missed the Friday FJ! clue with someone who has held political office.
10
10%
I was 3/5 on the FJ! clues getting the musical, the year, and the author, while missing the two that wanted countries.
10
10%
 
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DBear wrote:
Sat Mar 21, 2020 11:54 pm
Is this the record for lowest percentage rate of any top-row clue in regular competition?
Lowest I remember is Me and Earl and the Dying Girl polling at 5% in 2018.
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TenPoundHammer wrote:
Sun Mar 22, 2020 12:38 am
DBear wrote:
Sat Mar 21, 2020 11:54 pm
Is this the record for lowest percentage rate of any top-row clue in regular competition?
Lowest I remember is Me and Earl and the Dying Girl polling at 5% in 2018.
That was during the College Championship, not regular competition.
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:mrgreen: :( :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :(
:( :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

No responses for the missed clues. I considered Hillary Clinton, but ruled her out. Allende is a name I know but I couldn't tell you anything about her.

Said emu instead of peacock.
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Plactus wrote:
Sun Mar 22, 2020 2:09 am
Said emu instead of peacock.
Must be those damn Liberty Mutual commercials...

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:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :( :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :(

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:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :(
:| :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

NHO Allende, went with Hillary Clinton.

No guess on peacock, like most others.

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:mrgreen: :( :mrgreen: :( :mrgreen:
:( :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

I was looking for something bigger than a territory being returned on Tuesday; I said Yemen (which unified roughly around the same time Germany was reunifying). I said Panama on Thursday. Like one of the contestants I guessed at an emotional support parrot.

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Cheezguyty, you around? What's our lowest top-box poll in regular play?

I would be anything that "Me and Earl and the Dying Girl" is lowest in any game since the introduction of this forum.

Can we agree that the peacock clue was horribly misplaced, at least?
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Would have been 5/5 but I said Hong Kong instead of China.

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TenPoundHammer wrote:
Sun Mar 22, 2020 10:10 pm
Can we agree that the peacock clue was horribly misplaced, at least?
Definitely. I think they should have included the word "proud" in there to describe the bird and that would have provided the necessary TOM.

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Asked to name the country in the "reunification" clue, I couldn't budge my mind out of Europe, where about sixty-eleven countries seem to have split up, unified, reunified, etc. in the past 30 years. Maybe my mind doesn't want to think about China this week. :roll:

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This Is Kirk! wrote:
Mon Mar 23, 2020 10:37 am
TenPoundHammer wrote:
Sun Mar 22, 2020 10:10 pm
Can we agree that the peacock clue was horribly misplaced, at least?
Definitely. I think they should have included the word "proud" in there to describe the bird and that would have provided the necessary TOM.
I suspect that some clues are placed in the top row not so much for their perceived easiness as for the show's reluctance to award too much for trivial knowledge.
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Found another extremely low-polling top box in regular play. "Goop.com" was 17% back in 2014.

That seems to be a really tough week for the writers overall, as the Wednesday FJ! polled only 9%, with 63% saying they didn't even have a guess. The highest polled only 64%, and 12% were 0/5 that week. Those latter two HAVE to be records.
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TenPoundHammer wrote:
Mon Mar 23, 2020 3:18 pm
Found another extremely low-polling top box in regular play. "Goop.com" was 17% back in 2014.

That seems to be a really tough week for the writers overall, as the Wednesday FJ! polled only 9%, with 63% saying they didn't even have a guess. The highest polled only 64%, and 12% were 0/5 that week. Those latter two HAVE to be records.
Would it be too bold of me to suggest mediation exercises?

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Volante wrote:
Mon Mar 23, 2020 3:57 pm
TenPoundHammer wrote:
Mon Mar 23, 2020 3:18 pm
Found another extremely low-polling top box in regular play. "Goop.com" was 17% back in 2014.

That seems to be a really tough week for the writers overall, as the Wednesday FJ! polled only 9%, with 63% saying they didn't even have a guess. The highest polled only 64%, and 12% were 0/5 that week. Those latter two HAVE to be records.
Would it be too bold of me to suggest mediation exercises?
Hey, at least I didn't pick Gigi Grazer (13%, btw) this time.
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:mrgreen: :( :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
:( :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

Was thrown off by "reunification" Tuesday (always heard it referred to as a "handover") and ended up with no guess.

Negged with parrot for peacock.
I would prefer not to.

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