The board's server will undergo upgrade maintenance tonight, Nov 5, 2014, beginning approximately around 10 PM ET. Prepare for some possible down time during this process.
FAQ    Search

Board index » Word on the Street » Arts & Entertainment




Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 674 posts ]  Go to page 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 ... 34  Next
Author Message
 Post subject: This is Jeopardy!
PostPosted: Fri February 15, 2013 7:17 pm 
Offline
User avatar
The Master
 Profile

Joined: Tue January 01, 2013 2:04 pm
Posts: 51857
Location: Sector 7-G
We need a Jeopardy! thread, team.

The tournament of champions is underway and my favorite contestant of recent memory is back.

Image

Colby Burnett won the teacher's tournament and I tell ya, this dude just oozes swagger.

He played in the ToC quarter finals last night and of course he won so we'll see him again in the semis.


Last edited by cutuphalfdead on Wed December 16, 2015 1:25 am, edited 2 times in total.

Top
 
 Post subject: Re: This is Jeopardy!
PostPosted: Fri February 15, 2013 7:42 pm 
Offline
User avatar
I've been POOSSTTIiiEEnngeeaahh
 Profile

Joined: Tue December 18, 2012 8:33 pm
Posts: 10584
i havent regularly watched this since way back when that douche Ken Jennings was winning all the time


Top
 
 Post subject: Re: This is Jeopardy!
PostPosted: Fri February 15, 2013 7:43 pm 
Offline
User avatar
The Master
 Profile

Joined: Tue January 01, 2013 2:04 pm
Posts: 51857
Location: Sector 7-G
Ken Jennings is my hero.


Top
 
 Post subject: Re: This is Jeopardy!
PostPosted: Fri February 15, 2013 7:51 pm 
Offline
User avatar
Mind Your Tanners
 Profile

Joined: Tue January 01, 2013 9:55 pm
Posts: 9037
Location: An office full of assholes
Didn't the drummer from the Roots just win the teen tourney last week?


Top
 
 Post subject: Re: This is Jeopardy!
PostPosted: Fri February 15, 2013 8:07 pm 
Offline
User avatar
The Master
 Profile

Joined: Tue January 01, 2013 2:04 pm
Posts: 51857
Location: Sector 7-G
He sure did. Even though he couldn't tell a quote was from Eisenhower based on it being said on D-Day.


Top
 
 Post subject: Re: This is Jeopardy!
PostPosted: Fri February 15, 2013 8:31 pm 
Offline
User avatar
AnalLog
 WWW  Profile

Joined: Wed January 02, 2013 6:05 pm
Posts: 1278
Location: Montreal, QC
cutuphalfdead wrote:
We need a Jeopardy! thread, team.

The tournament of champions is underway and my favorite contestant of recent memory is back.

Image

Colby Burnett won the teacher's tournament and I tell ya, this dude just oozes swagger.

He played in the ToC quarter finals last night and of course he won so we'll see him again in the semis.

*black

_________________
chud wrote:
Posting! Glorious posting!


Top
 
 Post subject: Re: This is Jeopardy!
PostPosted: Fri February 15, 2013 8:33 pm 
Offline
User avatar
I've been POOSSTTIiiEEnngeeaahh
 Profile

Joined: Tue December 18, 2012 8:33 pm
Posts: 10584
cutuphalfdead wrote:
Ken Jennings is my hero.


he was mine also back then, then i followed him on twitter for a little bit and he was just annoying as all hell, but he is kind of an awkward guy, so maybe that was all it was


Top
 
 Post subject: Re: This is Jeopardy!
PostPosted: Fri February 15, 2013 8:43 pm 
Offline
User avatar
The Master
 Profile

Joined: Tue January 01, 2013 2:04 pm
Posts: 51857
Location: Sector 7-G
Dr. Van Nostrand wrote:
cutuphalfdead wrote:
Ken Jennings is my hero.


he was mine also back then, then i followed him on twitter for a little bit and he was just annoying as all hell, but he is kind of an awkward guy, so maybe that was all it was

He's great on twitter.


Top
 
 Post subject: Re: This is Jeopardy!
PostPosted: Fri February 15, 2013 9:28 pm 
Offline
User avatar
I've been POOSSTTIiiEEnngeeaahh
 Profile

Joined: Tue December 18, 2012 8:33 pm
Posts: 10584
cutuphalfdead wrote:
Dr. Van Nostrand wrote:
cutuphalfdead wrote:
Ken Jennings is my hero.


he was mine also back then, then i followed him on twitter for a little bit and he was just annoying as all hell, but he is kind of an awkward guy, so maybe that was all it was

He's great on twitter.


im not a fan :?


Top
 
 Post subject: Re: This is Jeopardy!
PostPosted: Fri February 15, 2013 9:41 pm 
Online
User avatar
Worst Moderator
 Profile

Joined: Tue January 01, 2013 2:48 pm
Posts: 52063
Did anyone see how that kid won the teen tournament? Not the stupid final answer he gave, but the betting 18,000 on the Daily Double at the end. It was awesome.

_________________
Clouuuuds Rolll byyy...BANG BANG BANG BANG


Top
 
 Post subject: Re: This is Jeopardy!
PostPosted: Fri February 15, 2013 9:44 pm 
Offline
User avatar
The Master
 Profile

Joined: Tue January 01, 2013 2:04 pm
Posts: 51857
Location: Sector 7-G
Yeah that 18k bet was insane.


Top
 
 Post subject: Re: This is Jeopardy!
PostPosted: Fri February 15, 2013 9:45 pm 
Offline
User avatar
The Master
 Profile

Joined: Tue January 01, 2013 2:04 pm
Posts: 51857
Location: Sector 7-G
I just can't believe that he knew the date referred to the Normandy invasion but couldn't guess Eisenhower.


Top
 
 Post subject: Re: This is Jeopardy!
PostPosted: Fri February 15, 2013 10:40 pm 
Offline
User avatar
I've been POOSSTTIiiEEnngeeaahh
 Profile

Joined: Tue January 01, 2013 11:28 pm
Posts: 10471
Location: Space City
Faye watches Julie Smith buzz in now and whisper to her mike that, though Alex was doubtless looking for the question Who is Cicero, in point of fact one Marcus Tullius Cicero, 106–43 B.C., was known variously as both Cicero and Tully. Just as Augustus’s less common appellation is Octavian, she points out, indicating the card in the host’s hand. Trebek looks at the card. Faye flies to the Resource Room. The verdict takes only seconds. The stenographer gets the credit and the cash. Out of the emotional red, she hugs Julie on-camera. The mailman fingers his lapels. Julie smiles a really magnificent smile. Alex, genuinely moved, declaims briefly on the spirit of good clean competition he’s proud to have witnessed here today.


Top
 
 Post subject: Re: This is Jeopardy!
PostPosted: Fri February 15, 2013 10:46 pm 
Offline
AnalLog
 Profile

Joined: Wed January 02, 2013 3:41 am
Posts: 1442
cutuphalfdead wrote:
I just can't believe that he knew the date referred to the Normandy invasion but couldn't guess Eisenhower.


Maybe he's a fan of alternate histories that have Montgomery as Supreme Allied Commander.


Top
 
 Post subject: Re: This is Jeopardy!
PostPosted: Sat February 16, 2013 12:18 am 
Online
User avatar
Looks Like a Cat
 Profile

Joined: Tue January 01, 2013 7:41 am
Posts: 14295
Location: Cumberland, RI
If you guys aren't into www.j-archive.com/ yet...you're welcome.

_________________
McParadigm wrote:
lol


Top
 
 Post subject: Re: This is Jeopardy!
PostPosted: Sat February 16, 2013 12:51 am 
Offline
User avatar
Mind Your Tanners
 Profile

Joined: Tue January 01, 2013 9:55 pm
Posts: 9037
Location: An office full of assholes
cutuphalfdead wrote:
I just can't believe that he knew the date referred to the Normandy invasion but couldn't guess Eisenhower.


I just assumed that he assumed (falsely I might add) that he couldn't lose, so he didn't bother to answer.


Top
 
 Post subject: Re: This is Jeopardy!
PostPosted: Sat February 16, 2013 1:21 am 
Offline
User avatar
The Master
 Profile

Joined: Tue January 01, 2013 2:04 pm
Posts: 51857
Location: Sector 7-G
Chris_H_2 wrote:
cutuphalfdead wrote:
I just can't believe that he knew the date referred to the Normandy invasion but couldn't guess Eisenhower.


I just assumed that he assumed (falsely I might add) that he couldn't lose, so he didn't bother to answer.

Yeah he didn't have it locked up.


Top
 
 Post subject: Re: This is Jeopardy!
PostPosted: Sat February 16, 2013 1:48 am 
Offline
A Return To Form
 WWW  Profile

Joined: Sun February 03, 2013 4:50 am
Posts: 147
Location: Buffalo, NY
This is awesome.

http://www.grantland.com/blog/the-trian ... t-got-real

_________________
No matter how cold the winter there is a springtime ahead


Top
 
 Post subject: Re: This is Jeopardy!
PostPosted: Sat February 16, 2013 2:06 am 
Offline
User avatar
The Master
 Profile

Joined: Tue January 01, 2013 2:04 pm
Posts: 51857
Location: Sector 7-G
Yup, that's how it all went down. It was a treat to watch it.


Top
 
 Post subject: Re: This is Jeopardy!
PostPosted: Sat February 16, 2013 5:33 am 
Offline
User avatar
Looks Like a Cat
 Profile

Joined: Tue January 01, 2013 1:53 pm
Posts: 13771
Location: mtlqcca
I'm a Jeopardy man myself. I kind of felt bad for Barrett on Weds bc there was a period there where he was vigorously buzzing in on every answer, but never getting in. Then he got like two softballs in a row wrong and I didn't feel bad for him anymore.
Do you guys listen to the stories? I'll typically skip them or flick around til they're over.

_________________
If we don't open our eyes to reality soon, they'll get fucked right out of our heads


Top
 
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 674 posts ]  Go to page 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 ... 34  Next

Board index » Word on the Street » Arts & Entertainment


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 2 guests


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  
It is currently Tue November 20, 2018 9:59 pm