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Re: Final Jeopardy! Clues

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Ironhorse wrote: Fri Mar 25, 2022 6:06 pm
MattKnowles wrote: Fri Mar 25, 2022 5:39 pm
Ironhorse wrote: Fri Mar 25, 2022 5:31 pm MUSIC of the 90s

The title of this 1995 album from a California band, which has gone on to sell over 15 million copies, references a Florida landmark.
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What is Tragic Kingdom?
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Are you sure Orange County Anaheim is in Florida?
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Magic Kingdom is at Disney World, not Disneyland.
Yeah, I'm gonna have to side with the first party source on this one...
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https://www.mtv.com/news/1432752/no-dou ... c-kingdom/
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Re: Final Jeopardy! Clues

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Volante wrote: Fri Mar 25, 2022 6:26 pm
Ironhorse wrote: Fri Mar 25, 2022 6:06 pm
MattKnowles wrote: Fri Mar 25, 2022 5:39 pm
Ironhorse wrote: Fri Mar 25, 2022 5:31 pm MUSIC of the 90s

The title of this 1995 album from a California band, which has gone on to sell over 15 million copies, references a Florida landmark.
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What is Tragic Kingdom?
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Are you sure Orange County Anaheim is in Florida?
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Magic Kingdom is at Disney World, not Disneyland.
Yeah, I'm gonna have to side with the first party source on this one...
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https://www.mtv.com/news/1432752/no-dou ... c-kingdom/
TOM DUMONT (guitar): I had this teacher in the 7th grade, who used to always call Disney Land the Tragic Kingdom.
Fair enough then.
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FAMOUS WOMEN

Her 1903 autobiography "The Story of My Life" is dedicated to Alexander Graham Bell.
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Who is Helen Keller?
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(This clue feels like it may have actually appeared on the show, like maybe in a ToC.)
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LARGE BUILDINGS

This building's interior footprint accounts for over 3% of its country's land area.
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What is St. Peter's Basilica?
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COUNTRIES OF THE WORLD

The English name of this one-word country is the only one that uses all five vowels.
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What is Mozambique?
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COUNTRIES OF THE WORLD

One roughly 500 times larger than the other, these two former French colonies have names that, while etymologically unrelated, start with the same six letters.
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What are Mauritania and Mauritius?
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CATEGORY: MOVIES

New York and L.A., Africa, Planet Earth, and the Planet of the Apes, are all movie title locations requiring this activity to be performed.
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What is Escape
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too easy, too difficult? I like keeping "New York and L.A." in the clue and as written due to the sequel and the way the title is written
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triviawayne wrote: Fri Apr 15, 2022 2:39 pm CATEGORY: MOVIES

New York and L.A., Africa, Planet Earth, and the Planet of the Apes, are all movie title locations requiring this activity to be performed.
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What is Escape
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too easy, too difficult? I like keeping "New York and L.A." in the clue and as written due to the sequel and the way the title is written
It's definitely easier if you include Alcatraz. TV (series) would include Dannemora.
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triviawayne wrote: Fri Apr 15, 2022 2:39 pm CATEGORY: MOVIES

New York and L.A., Africa, Planet Earth, and the Planet of the Apes, are all movie title locations requiring this activity to be performed.
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What is Escape
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too easy, too difficult? I like keeping "New York and L.A." in the clue and as written due to the sequel and the way the title is written
The phrasing throws me off especially the word “requiring”.

Fun clue once you rephrase it though.

I also don’t like “New York and L.A.” instead of “New York, L.A., ...”
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triviawayne wrote: Fri Apr 15, 2022 2:39 pm CATEGORY: MOVIES

New York and L.A., Africa, Planet Earth, and the Planet of the Apes, are all movie title locations requiring this activity to be performed.
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What is Escape
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too easy, too difficult? I like keeping "New York and L.A." in the clue and as written due to the sequel and the way the title is written
If I can get it, it's probably too easy. :P
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MarkBarrett wrote: Fri Apr 15, 2022 2:49 pm
triviawayne wrote: Fri Apr 15, 2022 2:39 pm CATEGORY: MOVIES

New York and L.A., Africa, Planet Earth, and the Planet of the Apes, are all movie title locations requiring this activity to be performed.
Spoiler
What is Escape
Spoiler
too easy, too difficult? I like keeping "New York and L.A." in the clue and as written due to the sequel and the way the title is written
It's definitely easier if you include Alcatraz. TV (series) would include Dannemora.
Lots to choose from:
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https://www.imdb.com/find?q=escape%20fr ... n_al_tt_mr

I lost count at 50 about a third of the way through the list.
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MarkBarrett wrote: Fri Apr 15, 2022 2:49 pm
triviawayne wrote: Fri Apr 15, 2022 2:39 pm CATEGORY: MOVIES

New York and L.A., Africa, Planet Earth, and the Planet of the Apes, are all movie title locations requiring this activity to be performed.
Spoiler
What is Escape
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too easy, too difficult? I like keeping "New York and L.A." in the clue and as written due to the sequel and the way the title is written
It's definitely easier if you include Alcatraz. TV (series) would include Dannemora.
I left that one out because I thought it would be too easy.
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AFRET CMS wrote: Fri Apr 15, 2022 6:10 pm
MarkBarrett wrote: Fri Apr 15, 2022 2:49 pm
triviawayne wrote: Fri Apr 15, 2022 2:39 pm CATEGORY: MOVIES

New York and L.A., Africa, Planet Earth, and the Planet of the Apes, are all movie title locations requiring this activity to be performed.
Spoiler
What is Escape
Spoiler
too easy, too difficult? I like keeping "New York and L.A." in the clue and as written due to the sequel and the way the title is written
It's definitely easier if you include Alcatraz. TV (series) would include Dannemora.
Lots to choose from:
Spoiler
https://www.imdb.com/find?q=escape%20fr ... n_al_tt_mr

I lost count at 50 about a third of the way through the list.
I used that to decide on the ones I included. Fought with myself over Witch Mountain.
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MattKnowles wrote: Fri Apr 15, 2022 3:06 pm
triviawayne wrote: Fri Apr 15, 2022 2:39 pm CATEGORY: MOVIES

New York and L.A., Africa, Planet Earth, and the Planet of the Apes, are all movie title locations requiring this activity to be performed.
Spoiler
What is Escape
Spoiler
too easy, too difficult? I like keeping "New York and L.A." in the clue and as written due to the sequel and the way the title is written
The phrasing throws me off especially the word “requiring”.

Fun clue once you rephrase it though.

I also don’t like “New York and L.A.” instead of “New York, L.A., ...”
Wasn’t sure if I should use require/where/something else???
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CROSSWORD CLUES "M"

It is the most common surname in France, and written with an accent on one of the vowels, it is the 10th most common surname in Spain (6)
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What is Martin?
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"T" IN GEOGRAPHY

A building in this city colloquially known as the "Half and Half Post Office" houses two separate United States district courts.
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What is Texarkana?
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ENGLISH RIVERS

Unfittingly, the river Ouse was a stream of unconsciousness and death for this writer whose lifespan encapsulated that of James Joyce (though just barely)
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Virginia Woolf
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THEATER

In 1962, this playwright's recently divorced older brother Danny moved in with recently divorced theatrical agent Roy Gerber
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Who is Neil Simon? (inspiration for The Odd Couple)
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triviawayne wrote: Fri Apr 15, 2022 11:23 pm
AFRET CMS wrote: Fri Apr 15, 2022 6:10 pm
MarkBarrett wrote: Fri Apr 15, 2022 2:49 pm
triviawayne wrote: Fri Apr 15, 2022 2:39 pm CATEGORY: MOVIES

New York and L.A., Africa, Planet Earth, and the Planet of the Apes, are all movie title locations requiring this activity to be performed.
Spoiler
What is Escape
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too easy, too difficult? I like keeping "New York and L.A." in the clue and as written due to the sequel and the way the title is written
It's definitely easier if you include Alcatraz. TV (series) would include Dannemora.
Lots to choose from:
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https://www.imdb.com/find?q=escape%20fr ... n_al_tt_mr

I lost count at 50 about a third of the way through the list.
I used that to decide on the ones I included. Fought with myself over Witch Mountain.
It's Escape TO Witch Mountain. The others are escape FROM.
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Inspired by Ken Jennings's "Planet Funny":

TV COMEDY

A 2016 special that aired on Adult Swim featured comedians Jon Daly and Adam Scott playing this sport
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What is Golf? (They share their names with famous golfers.)
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