Final Jeopardy! Challenge, Season 36, December '19

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Final Jeopardy! Challenge, Season 36, December '19

Post by L-Jam3 » Tue Dec 03, 2019 3:02 pm

New month, let's clean the slate.

CATEGORY: HISTORIC LISTS

CLUE: "Why does not the Pope...build the Basilica of St. Peter with his own money rather than with the money of poor believers?" is one of these

ANSWER:
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What are Martin Luther's 95 Theses? I guess some combination of Luther or 95 plus theses or complaints would've sufficed.
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Re: Final Jeopardy! Challenge, Season 36, December '19

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Re: Final Jeopardy! Challenge, Season 36, December '19

Post by tennbengal » Tue Dec 03, 2019 4:22 pm

Apparently "What is a hypothetical" would not be correct?

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Re: Final Jeopardy! Challenge, Season 36, December '19

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Re: Final Jeopardy! Challenge, Season 36, December '19

Post by L-Jam3 » Thu Dec 05, 2019 2:28 pm

Double up

Tuesday, December 3

CATEGORY: LITERARY NEW YORK CITY

CLUE: An insider described the scene there: "Just...loudmouths showing off, saving their gags for days, waiting to spring them"

ANSWER:
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What is the Algonquin Round Table?

Wednesday, December 4

CATEGORY: OPERA TITLE NAMES

CLUE: Before being consumed in flames, he flirts with a bride on her wedding day & a list of his amorous conquests is sung

ANSWER:
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Who is Don Giovanni (Don Juan)?

Nada

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Re: Final Jeopardy! Challenge, Season 36, December '19

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Re: Final Jeopardy! Challenge, Season 36, December '19

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Thursday, December 6

CATEGORY: HOLIDAY SONGS

CLUE: This song had its beginnings as a book handed out to children at Montgomery Ward

ANSWER:
[+] spoiler
What is "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer"?
Damn.

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Post by duff » Fri Dec 06, 2019 4:29 pm

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I knew one!
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Post by govmentchedda » Fri Dec 06, 2019 11:02 pm

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Friday, December 6

CATEGORY: EUROPE

CLUE: A tourism website for this country noted its colorful history "filled with barbarians", royalty, "& even a movie star"

ANSWER:
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What is Monaco?
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Monday, December 9

CATEGORY: VICE PRESIDENTS

CLUE: George H.W. Bush in 1988 was the first sitting Vice President to be elected to the top job since this man 152 years before

ANSWER:
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Who is Martin Van Buren?
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Re: Final Jeopardy! Challenge, Season 36, December '19

Post by L-Jam3 » Wed Dec 11, 2019 3:46 pm

Tuesday, December 10

CATEGORY: OSCAR-WINNING FILMS

CLUE: The first words spoken in this 1970 Best Picture Oscar winner are "Ten-hut!" "Be seated".

ANSWER:
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What is Patton?
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Re: Final Jeopardy! Challenge, Season 36, December '19

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Tuesday, December 10

CATEGORY: OSCAR-WINNING FILMS

CLUE: The first words spoken in this 1970 Best Picture Oscar winner are "Ten-hut!" "Be seated".

ANSWER:
[+] spoiler
What is Patton?
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[+] spoiler
Midnight Cowboy won in 1970, Patton won in 1971. Jeopardy fucked up.
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Re: Final Jeopardy! Challenge, Season 36, December '19

Post by L-Jam3 » Wed Dec 11, 2019 4:57 pm

I think when they call something "N-Year Best Picture", it goes by the year of the movie's release date. The 2016 Best Picture, for example, is Moonlight. And a spoiler tag would've been nice.
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