Learned League 86 - Aug/Sep 2020

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Re: Learned League 86 - Aug/Sep 2020

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MarkBarrett wrote:
Sat Oct 17, 2020 9:53 am
Even though it's now October this is still the right place to post comments about the '60s Music ML?

My opponent 9(6)ed me and her profile for career percentages has me thinking she would do well on J! other than wagering. :) https://www.learnedleague.com/profiles.php?16858
Unless she’s cheating and knows that math is the least used category, and purposely tanks it to avoid cheating accusations :lol:

Then her wagering should be superb :D
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Re: Learned League 86 - Aug/Sep 2020

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This Is Kirk! wrote:
Fri Oct 16, 2020 1:28 pm
Well, blast, thought I'd get a win with five correct in the '60s ML yesterday, but lost 9(6)-8(5). I missed "Bye Bye Birdie." Figured "seed" was a hint, but never thought of it. Five people got all six right in my group, so it could be a tough one.
Apparently, I embed hints into my questions without even realizing it. :o
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Re: Learned League 86 - Aug/Sep 2020

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RandyG wrote:
Sat Oct 17, 2020 9:53 pm
This Is Kirk! wrote:
Fri Oct 16, 2020 1:28 pm
Well, blast, thought I'd get a win with five correct in the '60s ML yesterday, but lost 9(6)-8(5). I missed "Bye Bye Birdie." Figured "seed" was a hint, but never thought of it. Five people got all six right in my group, so it could be a tough one.
Apparently, I embed hints into my questions without even realizing it. :o
You're good! :lol:

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Re: Learned League 86 - Aug/Sep 2020

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My opponent in the Music ML today is RutterB.

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Re: Learned League 86 - Aug/Sep 2020

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I almost un-registered from the 60's Music ML when I couldn't answer a single one of the sample questions but I'm glad I didn't. So far, there's only been a few I cold didn't know (Walden, Born to be Wild, and Blue Moon) and most of the others I've been able to puzzle out. Good stuff!

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No offense to all the boardies involved, but I didn't sign up for the 60s music. It would not have been an enjoyable experience for me, though my opponents may have enjoyed easy wins every day. But looking at the questions every day, they look well-written. Great job!

I am having tons of fun puzzling out the Stuff....or else ML. I know nothing of music theory or heavy metal, but was able to suss out several answers each day due to the 'or else' clues. My group is crazy tough--5 A rundlers plus a rookie who dominated his rundle and the ML thus 7far, but it's still fun.

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I'm going to have a tough road getting to the championship. I've only missed one question over the first three match days, yet I'm still in fourth place in my group. :(

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This Is Kirk! wrote:
Tue Oct 20, 2020 11:17 am
I'm going to have a tough road getting to the championship. I've only missed one question over the first three match days, yet I'm still in fourth place in my group. :(
Mini-leagues are always weird. In my group, I have only 8 TCA, but with my 1.000 DE, I have a 2-1 record and am in 5th (not that I'll finish there). I'm ahead of people with 11, 12, and 14 TCA. I think the worst-off in my group is the person in 10th, who despite 10 TCA, 10 TMP, and a .625 DE is just behind a person with 3 TCA, 2 TMP, and a .400 DE!

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