Tuesday, January 10, 2017 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]

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Re: Tuesday, January 10, 2017 Game Recap & Discussion [SPOILERS]

Post by Category 13 » Tue Jan 10, 2017 10:44 pm

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OSXpert wrote:Would this type of question be acceptable for any other band?

This is the highest charting "Who" song that John Entwistle provided vocals for?
This is the highest charting "U2" song that The Edge provided vocals for?
This is the highest charting "Simon and Garfunkel" song that Garkfunkel provided vocals for?
This is the highest-charting Monkees song that Micky Dolenz provided vocals for.
If I'm not mistaken, I think there were more than one that reached Billboard #1.
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I'm a Believer for sure, then Pleasant Valley Sunday. Last Train to Clarksville may have hit #1 but I'm not positive.

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Post by MarkBarrett » Tue Jan 10, 2017 11:09 pm

Here are the pages about the Beatles in The Billboard Top 40 Hits
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Now goatman has some homework. :)

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The Monkees had 3 songs go to No. 1
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"Last Train to Clarksville"
"I'm a Believer"
"Daydream Believer"

"Pleasant Valley Sunday" was 2 weeks at No. 3

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Post by This Is Kirk! » Tue Jan 10, 2017 11:09 pm

I was relatively confident in "Yellow Submarine" because I was pretty certain no song from Sgt. Pepper's (i.e. "With A Little Help...") was released as a single.
OSXpert wrote:Would this type of question be acceptable for any other band?

This is the highest charting "Who" song that John Entwistle provided vocals for?
This is the highest charting "U2" song that The Edge provided vocals for?
This is the highest charting "Simon and Garfunkel" song that Garkfunkel provided vocals for?
Probably not because I don't think The Ox sang on any Who singles. Likewise for The Edge. And Garfunkel sang on every Simon and Garfunkel song, didn't he?

Special credit to Entwistle, though, for both "Boris The Spider" and "My Wife." Both great songs.

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Post by cheezguyty » Tue Jan 10, 2017 11:25 pm

MarkBarrett wrote:Colby Taylor is the third player in the Archive with that first name. All three are J! champs. Parents to be: Keep that in mind when naming children.
And for baby girls, Liza works equally well. :)

(Derek and Jane, on the other hand, are a combined 0-21...)

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Post by bomtr » Tue Jan 10, 2017 11:27 pm

alietr wrote:
dhkendall wrote:
I personally think the Beatles were and are overrated (there, I said it), but I still agree fully with this.
Good lord, man, are you trying to get yourself banned?
Oh, just ban him. He likes hair metal. Yeesh.


And way to play for second. Mission accomplished.

Thought of Little Help from Friends, but Yellow Submarine pushed it out in the first few seconds. I did not get testimonial. Kind of a rough DJ, I thought.

Also, did it seem like Blair was pondering what could have been during the end credits?
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Post by MarkBarrett » Tue Jan 10, 2017 11:32 pm

cheezguyty wrote:
MarkBarrett wrote:Colby Taylor is the third player in the Archive with that first name. All three are J! champs. Parents to be: Keep that in mind when naming children.
And for baby girls, Liza works equally well. :)

(Derek and Jane, on the other hand, are a combined 0-21...)
Anyone who wins a tournament semifinal is a J! champ in my book. ;) http://www.j-archive.com/showplayer.php ... ight=derek

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Post by This Is Kirk! » Tue Jan 10, 2017 11:39 pm

StevenH wrote:I got FJ, but I'm a pretty big Beatles fan (I also considered "Back in the USSR" and "Octopus's Garden.")
Wait, where does Ringo sing in "Back in the USSR?" In fact I don't think he contributed to that track at all (not even on drums). Maybe that's what made you think of Ringo for that song?

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Post by cheezguyty » Tue Jan 10, 2017 11:55 pm

MarkBarrett wrote:
cheezguyty wrote:
MarkBarrett wrote:Colby Taylor is the third player in the Archive with that first name. All three are J! champs. Parents to be: Keep that in mind when naming children.
And for baby girls, Liza works equally well. :)

(Derek and Jane, on the other hand, are a combined 0-21...)
Anyone who wins a tournament semifinal is a J! champ in my book. ;) http://www.j-archive.com/showplayer.php ... ight=derek
Oops! I was only looking at regular-play Dereks and Janes, so I omitted Mses. Curtin and Kaczmarek as well. Let's change that to: (Allen and Jeanne, on the other hand, are a combined 0-18...)

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Post by Kenny » Wed Jan 11, 2017 12:23 am

Category 13 wrote:
Kenny wrote: Never considered "Yellow Submarine" because I thought it was an album cut, back when the Fab Four rarely released singles from albums. Turns out, it was included on Rubber Soul, but also released as a B-side of "Eleanor Rigby."

Revolver.
And Capitol Records pimped out whatever album tracks they felt would sell as singles, whether the Beatles had a say in it or not.
Here is partial list of Beatles hit songs that were released only on albums, not also as singles, while they were on Capitol:

Michelle
Norwegian Wood
Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds
When I'm Sixty Four
With A Little Help From My Friends
Good Day Sunshine
Got To Get You Into My Life
Taxman
Fool On The Hill
Magical Mystery Tour


So no, Capitol did not "pimp out" whatever Beatles songs they felt would sell as singles, regardless of what the band wanted. I'm not sure where you came up with that comment. In fact, Brian Epstein, along with John and Paul, guarded the Beatles' catalog closely.

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Post by davey » Wed Jan 11, 2017 12:31 am

Another FJ where I needed extra time. I thought of Octopus's Garden right away and after maybe :15 Yellow Submarine came to mind. It took maybe another :10 to be sure it was Ringo's song, so then if I'd had the time I would have changed, just because it's more well-known. Though maybe if I'd thought of WALHFMF, I would have wanted that...

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Post by a1srvng » Wed Jan 11, 2017 12:43 am

"Another successful "I'm going to wager to lose!" plan. Was there any reasonable scenario where Blair could win with that wager?"

Face it , man. It's a chick thing. I don't get it, and I don't understand it. It is embarrassing how often this happens. Maybe they should have gender specific "Jeopardy", one for the boys and one for the girls. There are plenty of great female poker players in Vegas and everywhere. I don't get it.

Don't they get that SECOND doesn't let you keep the cash?

Makes about as much sense as "Kiddie Jeopardy".

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Post by Volante » Wed Jan 11, 2017 12:47 am

Rocky Raccoon...cause if I'm going to get it wrong, I might as well REALLY get it wrong. (And I was pretty sure 'Revolution Nine' wasn't titled 'Number Nine') Rolling a d200 would've given me better odds...

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Post by TenPoundHammer » Wed Jan 11, 2017 1:28 am

All but "roll in the hay" in "roll". That seemed by far the most generational clue.

Surprisingly, I ran the Under the Sea category by somehow knowing "Barnacle Boy". Also ran the Horoscope category.

Didn't recognize either name in Role Call for $400. Or $1,200. Or $1,600. Or $2,000.

Any way that I can remember that Saturn is the one with rings? I always merge Saturn-Uranus-Neptune in my head and can't separate them.

"Spacewalker" is a word? I thought that was tricky for $400. That whole category was completely foreign to me.

This FJ! clue could've used a TOM or ten. No way in hell are you getting it unless you know the Beatles discography forward and backward.
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Post by seaborgium » Wed Jan 11, 2017 1:34 am

At least she covered third this time...?

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Post by This Is Kirk! » Wed Jan 11, 2017 1:35 am

TenPoundHammer wrote:This FJ! clue could've used a TOM or ten. No way in hell are you getting it unless you know the Beatles discography forward and backward.
I guess we'll have to wait for the poll, but I doubt this FJ will prove to be that difficult. Ringo didn't sing that many memorable Beatles songs and his voice is pretty distinctive.

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Post by Kenny » Wed Jan 11, 2017 1:45 am

This Is Kirk! wrote:
TenPoundHammer wrote:This FJ! clue could've used a TOM or ten. No way in hell are you getting it unless you know the Beatles discography forward and backward.
I guess we'll have to wait for the poll, but I doubt this FJ will prove to be that difficult. Ringo didn't sing that many memorable Beatles songs and his voice is pretty distinctive.
But the clue didn't ask for "memorable Beatles songs." It asked for singles that went to #2 on U.S. Billboard chart. That's far more arcane. Agree with TPH that this FJ was YEKIOYD.

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Post by This Is Kirk! » Wed Jan 11, 2017 1:47 am

Kenny wrote:
This Is Kirk! wrote:
TenPoundHammer wrote:This FJ! clue could've used a TOM or ten. No way in hell are you getting it unless you know the Beatles discography forward and backward.
I guess we'll have to wait for the poll, but I doubt this FJ will prove to be that difficult. Ringo didn't sing that many memorable Beatles songs and his voice is pretty distinctive.
But the clue didn't ask for "memorable Beatles songs." It asked for singles that went to #2 on U.S. Billboard chart. That's far more arcane. Agree with TPH that this FJ was YEKIOYD.
And you don't think these are typically one and the same? I guess in the Beatles case many album tracks are also very recognizable, but not many of the them feature Ringo on vocals.

I guess we'll see. I am a Beatles fan so it's hard for me to know how difficult this would be for someone who is not. It's clear you needed a decent level of Beatles knowledge to get this without it being a shot in the dark.
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Post by seaborgium » Wed Jan 11, 2017 1:48 am

dinghammer wrote:Instaget FJ, then I talked myself out of it. "Wasn't it on that 1 album? That would mean Ringo didn't sing it... Guess it must be Octopus's Garden."
1 contains all their British and American #1s. The inclusion of "Yellow Submarine" on that album gave me pause too, but I remembered that fact. Also, luckily for me, it was unquestionable in my mind that Ringo sang lead on that track.
a1srvng wrote:Face it , man. It's a chick thing.
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http://www.j-archive.com/showgame.php?game_id=3016
http://www.j-archive.com/showgame.php?game_id=567
Not exhaustively researched, these are just off the top of my head. Edit: two of these are not underwagers from second place; I don't know if you were specifically referring to that.

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Post by rpg » Wed Jan 11, 2017 2:21 am

FJ was brutal, I had no idea. At least I enjoyed picking up the LT of Barnacle Boy in the J! round. Never knew about the Baden-Baden Festspielhaus, I'd always associated the name with Bayreuth. That opera house category was the first time we've had an opera-related category since this game in October, I believe: http://www.j-archive.com/showgame.php?game_id=5442

Good job to Colby, who deserved that win, even if he did luck out in Final. I expect we'll see him win again tomorrow.

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Post by BigDaddyMatty » Wed Jan 11, 2017 2:23 am

Anyone have an idea (paging cheezguyty...) of the longest correct FJ! response of the last few seasons? It seems like some responses (A Connecticut Yankee... the other night, "With A Little Help..." tonight, etc.) can be eliminated on the basis that TPTB doesn't expect a contestant to write that much with a light pen in 30 seconds.
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