Final Jeopardy! Challenge, October '19

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Re: Final Jeopardy! Challenge, October '19

Post by The Sybian » Wed Oct 09, 2019 3:01 pm

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Re: Final Jeopardy! Challenge, October '19

Post by Pruitt » Wed Oct 09, 2019 7:06 pm

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Pruitt 3-3
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Re: Final Jeopardy! Challenge, October '19

Post by govmentchedda » Wed Oct 09, 2019 7:12 pm

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Re: Final Jeopardy! Challenge, October '19

Post by bfj » Wed Oct 09, 2019 11:16 pm

Brian 5-1
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L-Jam 3-3
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Bfj 2-4
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Re: Final Jeopardy! Challenge, October '19

Post by L-Jam3 » Thu Oct 10, 2019 4:24 pm

Wednesday, October 9

CATEGORY: HIT 1980s ALBUMS

CLUE: This American singer-songwriter briefly landed on the U.N.'s apartheid blacklist for his 1986 multi-platinum album

ANSWER:
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Who is Paul Simon?
Pulled that from the reaches of my memory.

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Re: Final Jeopardy! Challenge, October '19

Post by brian » Thu Oct 10, 2019 4:27 pm

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I barely got that one too. Was coming down to the wire and then some long-dormant weed-addled synapse fired.
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Re: Final Jeopardy! Challenge, October '19

Post by L-Jam3 » Thu Oct 10, 2019 4:29 pm

Fantastic album, btw.
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Re: Final Jeopardy! Challenge, October '19

Post by Pruitt » Thu Oct 10, 2019 6:04 pm

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Being old has its advantages.
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Re: Final Jeopardy! Challenge, October '19

Post by duff » Thu Oct 10, 2019 9:28 pm

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Seemed like the most logical guess to me.
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Re: Final Jeopardy! Challenge, October '19

Post by Giff » Fri Oct 11, 2019 8:15 am

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And he sucks. Sorry, in all my attempts in the last few years to listen to a bunch of artists I'd never listened to or not much, my opinion is even worse than it was.
Muh.

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Re: Final Jeopardy! Challenge, October '19

Post by Ryan » Fri Oct 11, 2019 9:00 am

Immediately went down the Sun City path and never got on the right track.

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Re: Final Jeopardy! Challenge, October '19

Post by The Sybian » Fri Oct 11, 2019 10:32 am

Should have gotten this one... 4-0 start down the tubes...


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Re: Final Jeopardy! Challenge, October '19

Post by govmentchedda » Fri Oct 11, 2019 1:15 pm

The Sybian wrote:
Fri Oct 11, 2019 10:32 am
Should have gotten this one... 4-0 start down the tubes...


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a- wa, a-wa
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Re: Final Jeopardy! Challenge, October '19

Post by Pruitt » Fri Oct 11, 2019 4:09 pm

Giff wrote:
Fri Oct 11, 2019 8:15 am


And he sucks. Sorry, in all my attempts in the last few years to listen to a bunch of artists I'd never listened to or not much, my opinion is even worse than it was.
[+] spoiler
Not a huge fan, but he did put out some really good tunes. And no, "50 Ways To Leave Your Lover" isn't one of them. Man, that song makes me so nauseous.
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Re: Final Jeopardy! Challenge, October '19

Post by L-Jam3 » Fri Oct 11, 2019 4:12 pm

Thursday, October 10

CATEGORY: ENGLISH HISTORY

CLUE: In 1600 a royal charter authorized it to set forth to "parts of Asia and Africa" in search of "trade and traffic"

ANSWER:
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What is the (British) East India Company?
I don't think mine is correct. I think it's wrong, because I said:
[+] spoiler
What is the East India Tea Company?
Google search doesn't say it was that in any capacity at least on the first page of results, so...

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Re: Final Jeopardy! Challenge, October '19

Post by brian » Fri Oct 11, 2019 4:14 pm

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If it were me I'd give it to you, but others can weigh in after their answer.
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Re: Final Jeopardy! Challenge, October '19

Post by Pruitt » Fri Oct 11, 2019 4:17 pm

brian wrote:
Fri Oct 11, 2019 4:14 pm
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If it were me I'd give it to you, but others can weigh in after their answer.
[+] spoiler
That's the sort of answer that might lead to a stop tape to double check if the company operated under that name. If it did, than it'd probably be allowed
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Re: Final Jeopardy! Challenge, October '19

Post by The Sybian » Fri Oct 11, 2019 6:05 pm

brian wrote:
Fri Oct 11, 2019 4:14 pm


If it were me I'd give it to you, but others can weigh in after their answer.
I'm changing L-Jam's score (and giving myself credit for the same exact answer.) I think it's the same thing...

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Re: Final Jeopardy! Challenge, October '19

Post by duff » Fri Oct 11, 2019 10:10 pm

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Duff 4-4
To quote both Bruce Prichard and Tony Schiavone, "Fuck Duff Meltzer."

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Re: Final Jeopardy! Challenge, October '19

Post by bfj » Sat Oct 12, 2019 9:27 am

Brian 7-1
Syb 5-3
L-Jam 5-3
Pruitt 5-3
Duff 4-4
Bfj 3-5
Enjoy every sandwich.

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Re: Final Jeopardy! Challenge, October '19

Post by L-Jam3 » Mon Oct 14, 2019 12:14 pm

Friday, October 11

CATEGORY: AMERICAN PLAYWRIGHTS

CLUE: In 1963 the Pulitzer advisory board vetoed his controversial play & gave no award; he would go on to win 3 Pulitzers

ANSWER:
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Who is Edward Albee? The play in question was Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
Nada

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Re: Final Jeopardy! Challenge, October '19

Post by brian » Mon Oct 14, 2019 12:28 pm

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Re: Final Jeopardy! Challenge, October '19

Post by duff » Mon Oct 14, 2019 12:33 pm

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To quote both Bruce Prichard and Tony Schiavone, "Fuck Duff Meltzer."

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Re: Final Jeopardy! Challenge, October '19

Post by Giff » Mon Oct 14, 2019 12:44 pm

Not sure what happened here.
Last edited by Giff on Mon Oct 14, 2019 12:45 pm, edited 1 time in total.
Muh.

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Re: Final Jeopardy! Challenge, October '19

Post by Giff » Mon Oct 14, 2019 12:45 pm

Brian 7-2
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Duff 4-5
Giff 3-6
Muh.

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Re: Final Jeopardy! Challenge, October '19

Post by Pruitt » Mon Oct 14, 2019 2:55 pm

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L-Jam 5-4
Duff 4-5
Giff 3-6
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Re: Final Jeopardy! Challenge, October '19

Post by bfj » Mon Oct 14, 2019 5:40 pm

Brian 7-2
Pruitt 6-3
L-Jam 5-4
Duff 4-5
Giff 3-6
Bfj 3-6
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Re: Final Jeopardy! Challenge, October '19

Post by L-Jam3 » Tue Oct 15, 2019 2:27 pm

Monday, October 15

CATEGORY: CHEMICAL SYMBOL WORDPLAY

CLUE: Fittingly, the symbols for the 4 elements in sodium citrate, which can make cheese melt easier, spell this 5-letter food

ANSWER:
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Que es Nacho? (Sodium = Na, Carbon = C, Hydrogen = H, Oxygen = O)
Well, it looks like I remembered at least a couple things from high school chemistry.

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Re: Final Jeopardy! Challenge, October '19

Post by brian » Tue Oct 15, 2019 2:38 pm

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Re: Final Jeopardy! Challenge, October '19

Post by govmentchedda » Tue Oct 15, 2019 2:39 pm

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Re: Final Jeopardy! Challenge, October '19

Post by Pruitt » Tue Oct 15, 2019 4:06 pm

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Fuck science, amirite?
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Re: Final Jeopardy! Challenge, October '19

Post by The Sybian » Tue Oct 15, 2019 4:23 pm

Brian 7-3
L-Jam 6-4
Pruitt 6-4
Chedda 5-5
Syb 5-5
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Re: Final Jeopardy! Challenge, October '19

Post by duff » Tue Oct 15, 2019 6:32 pm

Brian 7-3
L-Jam 6-4
Pruitt 6-4
Chedda 5-5
Syb 5-5
Duff 5-5
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Re: Final Jeopardy! Challenge, October '19

Post by bfj » Tue Oct 15, 2019 6:51 pm

Brian 7-3
L-Jam 6-4
Pruitt 6-4
Chedda 5-5
Syb 5-5
Duff 5-5
Bfj 4-6
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Re: Final Jeopardy! Challenge, October '19

Post by Giff » Wed Oct 16, 2019 7:57 am

Brian 7-3
L-Jam 6-4
Pruitt 6-4
Chedda 5-5
Syb 5-5
Duff 5-5
Bfj 4-6
Giff 3-7
Muh.

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Re: Final Jeopardy! Challenge, October '19

Post by Ryan » Wed Oct 16, 2019 8:38 am

Brian 7-3
Ryan 7-3
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Pruitt 6-4
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Re: Final Jeopardy! Challenge, October '19

Post by L-Jam3 » Fri Oct 18, 2019 3:24 pm

Catching up a few days in a row. Mea culpa.

Tuesday, October 15

CATEGORY: 20th CENTURY AMERICAN WOMEN

CLUE: In her only kids' book, she says, "There was Rose, Rose was her name & would she have been Rose if her name had not been Rose"

ANSWER:
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Who is Gertrude Stein?

Wednesday, October 16

CATEGORY: WORLD LEADERS

CLUE: This man who ruled from 1949 to 1976 was sometimes called "The Red Sun"

ANSWER:
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Who is Mao Zedong? Mao, his surname, would've been fine.

Thursday, October 17

CATEGORY: MOVIE SOUNDTRACKS

CLUE: The soundtrack of this 2018 film has "Material Girl" & "Money (That's What I Want)" in Chinese & English

ANSWER:
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What is "Crazy Rich Asians"?
Hit the last two:

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Re: Final Jeopardy! Challenge, October '19

Post by brian » Fri Oct 18, 2019 3:32 pm

Brian 9-4
LJam 8-5

Same.
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Re: Final Jeopardy! Challenge, October '19

Post by govmentchedda » Fri Oct 18, 2019 3:34 pm

L-Jam 8-5
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Re: Final Jeopardy! Challenge, October '19

Post by Pruitt » Fri Oct 18, 2019 4:09 pm

Brian 9-4
Pruitt 9-4
L-Jam 8-5
Chedda 6-7

3 for 3!
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