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Re: Fun with NBC's "The Weakest Link"

Posted: Tue Jun 14, 2022 1:53 am
by LucarioSnooperVixey
Who thinks Warren Buffett wrote Margaritaville?

These contestants took a loooong time to answer.

One contestant never heard of Rodeo Drive. Another contestant never heard of a monarch butterfly.

A good episode as the designated hitter of the group survived the final elimination round and ended up winning the show. Still only getting 2/5 right however.

Of course, I couldn't name Will Ferrell's character in "Old School".

Bad Misses From Contestants: Mamma Mia, W, Square Dance, Beverly Hills, Harp, Sari, Rhumba, Roger, Sears, Jupiter, Holliday Inn, Vixen

Unsurprising Misses From Contestants: Michelle Williams, Monarch Butterfly, Pinch, Jeep, Venetian, WandaVision, Air Force, Thelonious Monk, James Patterson, Atlantis

Re: Fun with NBC's "The Weakest Link"

Posted: Tue Jun 21, 2022 2:29 am
by LucarioSnooperVixey
Jane: The tallest mountain in the world will always be Everest.

Me: Mauna Kea is tallest base to peak. Everest is highest above sea level.

Ricky admits to being a Pupaphobe.

The question about Giuseppe Verdi had a clue “Italian for greens”. You can hear Ricky clearly say “Verde”. Not quite the pronunciation. Seemed like he only guessed it from the clue. Reminds me of an episode of “Debt” where they had a question about Thomas Pynchon. The question had a hint with something like “clasping onto pennies”. Indicating that it sounds like “Pinch On”. The contestant got it right despite not knowing who Thomas Pynchon was.

For once, the statistical weakest link got voted off every round. :)

Would not be surprised to see the Washington Monument question as a Final Jeopardy! clue one day.

My Performance: Also negged with Steph Curry. Did not know the Snoop Dogg song.

Bad Misses From Contestants: Pluto, Ruby Tuesday, Koala, Abraham Lincoln, Kentucky, Klondike, The Great Pumpkin, Caterpillar

Unsurprising Misses From Contestants: Ginger Beer, Lady Marmalade, Men Without Hats, Alexander the Great, William Butler Yeats, Hamelin, Frederick Douglas, Julius Caesar, Rolls-Royce

Re: Fun with NBC's "The Weakest Link"

Posted: Tue Jun 21, 2022 9:18 pm
by MarkBarrett
One more category should be surprising gets: Preston with Degas and Tony with double dutch

Re: Fun with NBC's "The Weakest Link"

Posted: Tue Jun 28, 2022 12:52 am
by LucarioSnooperVixey
Watch this episode if you dare.

First Question: Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled what?

Contestant: Eggs. :?

Later in the episode, a question showed a picture of Nelson Mandela and a picture of Charlize Theron. The contestant guessed India!!! :lol:

Who thinks K-Pop is a breakfast cereal?

Who thinks P. Diddy is a diaper brand?

Contestants were voted off from left to right.

I only missed one question in the episode. Blanked on Carey Mulligan's name.

Bad Misses From Contestants: Peppers, Pitbull, L'Oreal, Calvin and Hobbes, Cow, Simile, 24(The shirt and ties one.), Dragonfly, Chewing It, South Africa, C, Electoral College, William and Mary

Unsurprising Misses From Contestants: China, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Gateway Arch, Helvetica, Shirley Bassey, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, John Adams, The Favourite, South Sudan, Glenn Close, Sally Ride

Re: Fun with NBC's "The Weakest Link"

Posted: Tue Jun 28, 2022 1:41 am
by AntmanB
Well Thats one way to Cap off a Season and maybe the Entire Show.

Re: Fun with NBC's "The Weakest Link"

Posted: Fri Aug 05, 2022 6:18 pm
by AntmanB
was announced a couple days ago a 3rd season is Forthcoming.

https://variety.com/2022/tv/news/weakes ... 235330720/