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Re: Thursday, April 29, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

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TenPoundHammer wrote:
Thu Apr 29, 2021 7:39 pm
That FJ! was super easy. Am I going to get my second ever 5/5 tomorrow?
Tomorrow's FJ:

This is the largest planet in the Solar System.

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mas3cf wrote:
Thu Apr 29, 2021 8:12 pm
TenPoundHammer wrote:
Thu Apr 29, 2021 7:39 pm
That FJ! was super easy. Am I going to get my second ever 5/5 tomorrow?
Tomorrow's FJ:

This is the largest planet in the Solar System.
:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

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Now that is how you play the game.

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Re: Thursday, April 29, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

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mas3cf wrote:
Thu Apr 29, 2021 8:12 pm
TenPoundHammer wrote:
Thu Apr 29, 2021 7:39 pm
That FJ! was super easy. Am I going to get my second ever 5/5 tomorrow?
Tomorrow's FJ:

This is the largest planet in the Solar System.
No. It's going to be:

Residents of the lower peninsula of this state often indicate where they live by pointing to a spot on their left hands.
I'd rather cuddle then have sex. If you're into grammar, you'll understand.

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floridagator wrote:
Thu Apr 29, 2021 8:20 pm
mas3cf wrote:
Thu Apr 29, 2021 8:12 pm
TenPoundHammer wrote:
Thu Apr 29, 2021 7:39 pm
That FJ! was super easy. Am I going to get my second ever 5/5 tomorrow?
Tomorrow's FJ:

This is the largest planet in the Solar System.
No. It's going to be:

Residents of the lower peninsula of this state often indicate where they live by pointing to a spot on their left hands.
Good one. :lol:

I would say, if it's a state then guess a state. If it's a president then guess a president. If you don't know it then take a guess if at all possible. Good luck.

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floridagator wrote:
Thu Apr 29, 2021 8:20 pm
No. It's going to be:

Residents of the lower peninsula of this state often indicate where they live by pointing to a spot on their left hands.
They have multiple left hands there?

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runs: Geographic Top 10, Dice Rolls
DDs: :D :D :( (tried to think of a Democrat)
trash: 6, nuncio, (not many opportunities)
FJ: What is queue? :mrgreen: took about 10 seconds to suss out.
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The closed captioning continues to make me chuckle.
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I have some Brit friends so I hear queue quite a bit. I was hoping for a repeat win by Leah but that gutsy DD3 bet earned Emily the win. Lots of easy clues although it sounds like I missed most of that dice category.

I actually wondered if hammer would get this FJ. I netted against him.

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econgator wrote:
Thu Apr 29, 2021 8:30 pm
floridagator wrote:
Thu Apr 29, 2021 8:20 pm
No. It's going to be:

Residents of the lower peninsula of this state often indicate where they live by pointing to a spot on their left hands.
They have multiple left hands there?
Two left hands, and one right hand to point at their left hands.

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Is it just me, or does Anderson Cooper leave a noticeable pause after an obviously correct answer is given?

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Robert K S wrote:
Thu Apr 29, 2021 7:45 pm
MinnesotaMyron wrote:
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Antidisestablishmentarianism.
Thanks, that one's done. What else?
This game's done. What's next?

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alietr wrote:
Thu Apr 29, 2021 8:53 pm
Is it just me, or does Anderson Cooper leave a noticeable pause after an obviously correct answer is given?
Not just you! But also not just him. I'm hearing the double-checking of the paper from a lot of the guest hosts.

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Re: Thursday, April 29, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

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Was this the record largest combined total for three contestants heading into FJ? 53,000 is nothing to sneeze at. Emily went from $9600 to $36,600 with just two responses!

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SBurrus wrote:
Thu Apr 29, 2021 9:02 pm
Was this the record largest combined total for three contestants heading into FJ? 53,000 is nothing to sneeze at. Emily went from $9600 to $36,600 with just two responses!
This one I knew for sure without even having to get into the Holzhauer games: https://www.j-archive.com/showgame.php?game_id=920

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MarkBarrett wrote:
Thu Apr 29, 2021 9:06 pm
SBurrus wrote:
Thu Apr 29, 2021 9:02 pm
Was this the record largest combined total for three contestants heading into FJ? 53,000 is nothing to sneeze at. Emily went from $9600 to $36,600 with just two responses!
This one I knew for sure without even having to get into the Holzhauer games: https://www.j-archive.com/showgame.php?game_id=920
OMG! I had forgotten about that. My memory just isn't what it used to be.

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Re: Thursday, April 29, 2021 FJ wagers (SPOILERS)

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When second and third are tied with more than 1/2 the leader's score, wouldn't this be a situation where they each would need to go all in?

It was quite ironic that Leah was involved in this scenario, immediately after the previous game. I was eager to see how she (and Colin) would handle it, verses her first game.
In this instance Colin's wager didn't make any strategic sense. Not sure about Leah, unless she just trimmed her stay above Emily wager from 14399 to 13000. I was pretty surprised that neither bet the farm. I think Emily padded her wager based on the possibility that those two should be inclined to go all in.

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Johnblue wrote:
Thu Apr 29, 2021 8:36 pm
The clothes cap shunning con tin use two make me chuck ill.
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Re: Thursday, April 29, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

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SBurrus wrote:
Thu Apr 29, 2021 9:09 pm
MarkBarrett wrote:
Thu Apr 29, 2021 9:06 pm
SBurrus wrote:
Thu Apr 29, 2021 9:02 pm
Was this the record largest combined total for three contestants heading into FJ? 53,000 is nothing to sneeze at. Emily went from $9600 to $36,600 with just two responses!
This one I knew for sure without even having to get into the Holzhauer games: https://www.j-archive.com/showgame.php?game_id=920
OMG! I had forgotten about that. My memory just isn't what it used to be.
So you keep telling us. :D

I wonder what the highest pre-FJ total is for a competitive game. Say, third place has at least two-thirds of first. Everyone's got a realistic shot with no one needing another player to over-wager or to go down the wrong path in Stratton's Dilemma.

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Re: Thursday, April 29, 2021 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

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Not sure about this but I presume the GEOGRAPHIC TOP 10s for $600 clue was refering to places with high humidity?
Me and my sister responded Florida, along with Colin. I was thinking of soggy ground but if I thought in terms of rainfall, I would have answered Washington.
Either way, that was a crappy presentation of a clue.

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