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I got my first flagship 9(6)! Good thing too because my opponent got 5 right.

I want to luhbahguh babum gum (Leee), Thursday, 5 November 2020 15:57 (three years ago) link

I lost on defense 3(3)-4(3), which is up there with the most annoying possible results

all cats are beautiful (silby), Thursday, 5 November 2020 17:35 (three years ago) link

I won with a 9(5). I missed the Monopoly question but my British opponent (who got it right) gave me a 0 probably because he saw that I live in Illinois.

(I went with Indiana and Kentucky because I remembered that they were both colored red and, for some reason, couldn't remember that Illinois was, too.)

jaymc, Thursday, 5 November 2020 17:47 (three years ago) link

2(3), coulda sworn there was a missouri in monopoly

Fuck the NRA (ulysses), Thursday, 5 November 2020 17:55 (three years ago) link

lol, ulysses.

I did exactly the same as jaymc w.r.t. Monopoly.

Meet the Anti-Monks! (James Redd and the Blecchs), Thursday, 5 November 2020 18:08 (three years ago) link

Friggin’ in O’Higgins

Meet the Anti-Monks! (James Redd and the Blecchs), Friday, 6 November 2020 01:03 (three years ago) link

... and yesterday, I went 0(0). *sigh*

I want to luhbahguh babum gum (Leee), Friday, 6 November 2020 18:02 (three years ago) link

What's more, Q6 broke up my previously perfect math score.

I want to luhbahguh babum gum (Leee), Friday, 6 November 2020 18:05 (three years ago) link

4(4), all on the pop culture questions. Lamb of God was something I had just been reading about!

Fuck the NRA (ulysses), Friday, 6 November 2020 18:59 (three years ago) link

my dumb ass misread the emblem of india question and wrote "camel, elephant, eagle, horse"

Fuck the NRA (ulysses), Friday, 6 November 2020 19:01 (three years ago) link

I didn't get that the Agnus Dei question could involve translation, so I decided Peccata Mundi sounded like a good metal band name.

anatol_merklich, Friday, 6 November 2020 19:53 (three years ago) link

Elephant was MCWA, at 55%!

Meet the Anti-Monks! (James Redd and the Blecchs), Friday, 6 November 2020 20:10 (three years ago) link

I had elephant. I guess the symbol on this former flag of Laos may have been present in people's heads:

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/0/06/3-head-elephant-laos-flag.svg/320px-3-head-elephant-laos-flag.svg.png

anatol_merklich, Friday, 6 November 2020 20:45 (three years ago) link

There was also thing about any exposure to Discworld.

Meet the Anti-Monks! (James Redd and the Blecchs), Friday, 6 November 2020 21:26 (three years ago) link

Oh right, makes sense.

anatol_merklich, Friday, 6 November 2020 22:13 (three years ago) link

Really?

Meet the Anti-Monks! (James Redd and the Blecchs), Friday, 6 November 2020 22:45 (three years ago) link

Four elephants standing facing outward on a circular thing, yes?

anatol_merklich, Friday, 6 November 2020 22:58 (three years ago) link

This season has been very feast/famine for me, as I've gotten 6, 0, 2, 5, 1 right answers so far.

I want to luhbahguh babum gum (Leee), Wednesday, 11 November 2020 18:28 (three years ago) link

3 and 2 so far; basically getting 3-4 questions right every day

Four Seasons Total Manscaping (forksclovetofu), Wednesday, 11 November 2020 18:39 (three years ago) link

Ohhhhh, I was 100% thinking of that Laos flag.

Guayaquil (eephus!), Wednesday, 11 November 2020 20:41 (three years ago) link

Hope you all got Whale, one way or another

An Andalusian Do-rag (James Redd and the Blecchs), Thursday, 12 November 2020 14:36 (three years ago) link

not a clue on that one

Guayaquil (eephus!), Thursday, 12 November 2020 19:43 (three years ago) link

I totally got it due to "Hobo Humpin' Slobo Babe" which means I got 2 questions in 1 day due to teenaged watching of Beavis & Butthead.

justfanoe (Greg Fanoe), Thursday, 12 November 2020 21:40 (three years ago) link

whale was a random guess because the only WHA animal team i could think of was hartford

Kompakt Total Landscaping (Will M.), Thursday, 12 November 2020 21:43 (three years ago) link

im having an awful season defensively & strength of schedule-wise; last in correct answers against, DE at .636 (aside from a couple of bad seasons i'm usually around .780)... really hope i regress very soon

Kompakt Total Landscaping (Will M.), Thursday, 12 November 2020 21:48 (three years ago) link

WAIT were they called the Whalers because WHAlers???

Guayaquil (eephus!), Thursday, 12 November 2020 21:57 (three years ago) link

oh damn that never even occurred to me

Kompakt Total Landscaping (Will M.), Thursday, 12 November 2020 22:16 (three years ago) link

If I'd thought of that I might have gotten the question right

Guayaquil (eephus!), Thursday, 12 November 2020 22:19 (three years ago) link

if you're not a universal monsters nerd, james whale is memorable for being the subject of the film Gods and Monsters with Ian McKellen and Brendan Fraser in one of his last films before he went action hero

Four Seasons Total Manscaping (forksclovetofu), Thursday, 12 November 2020 22:32 (three years ago) link

G&M is exactly how I got it.

I want to luhbahguh babum gum (Leee), Thursday, 12 November 2020 22:39 (three years ago) link

Dare I praise na for reaching the top of our rundle?

I want to luhbahguh babum gum (Leee), Friday, 13 November 2020 16:46 (three years ago) link

i don't really feel like i'm dominating. it's early days yet and i'll likely fall back into the middle of the group before season ends

na (NA), Friday, 13 November 2020 19:01 (three years ago) link

Part of me wants to comment upon my experience working on the 60s Music ML now that it is over and I have some distance from it but maybe I should just let it pass.

An Andalusian Do-rag (James Redd and the Blecchs), Monday, 16 November 2020 19:23 (three years ago) link

My first 9/6 yesterday!

Four Seasons Total Manscaping (forksclovetofu), Tuesday, 17 November 2020 16:04 (three years ago) link

hey i got 9/6 yesterday too. still pretty rare for me.

na (NA), Tuesday, 17 November 2020 16:15 (three years ago) link

there's always a 9/6 in the banana stand

Four Seasons Total Manscaping (forksclovetofu), Tuesday, 17 November 2020 16:34 (three years ago) link

lol

Indieland Phil and Indieland Don (James Redd and the Blecchs), Tuesday, 17 November 2020 16:38 (three years ago) link

That's the only one I missed.

Indieland Phil and Indieland Don (James Redd and the Blecchs), Tuesday, 17 November 2020 16:38 (three years ago) link

9(6) yesterday for me! not counting minileagues obv, this is only my third sixpack in 11 seasons (I've had a 9(5) as well). yaaaaaay!

Kompakt Total Landscaping (Will M.), Wednesday, 18 November 2020 19:10 (three years ago) link

i lost on a 3/3 vs 7/3 yesterday, annoyedface.emoji

Four Seasons Total Manscaping (forksclovetofu), Wednesday, 18 November 2020 19:24 (three years ago) link

I was gifted a 3 on the Eswatini question even though I made explicit mention of it in the Djibouti thread.

I want to luhbahguh babum gum (Leee), Wednesday, 18 November 2020 19:25 (three years ago) link

Which was enough to give me a tie instead of a loss.

I want to luhbahguh babum gum (Leee), Wednesday, 18 November 2020 19:25 (three years ago) link

how many days in a row can I get 5 out of 6 and lose I ask you

Guayaquil (eephus!), Thursday, 19 November 2020 14:51 (three years ago) link

It's happened to me the last two days!

(Annoyed at myself because I literally typed in Raphael and then erased it and put Donizetti, who isn't even an artist.)

jaymc, Thursday, 19 November 2020 15:02 (three years ago) link

Never delete your first answer and replace it with something less famous is the lesson o keep learning over and over and not remembering somehow

is right unfortunately (silby), Thursday, 19 November 2020 15:05 (three years ago) link

Yup. I think changing the answer is OK if there is actual logic behind it, but not because "this kinda sounds right?"

jaymc, Thursday, 19 November 2020 15:49 (three years ago) link

yeah, i did that with raphael/michaelangelo

Four Seasons Total Manscaping (forksclovetofu), Thursday, 19 November 2020 15:49 (three years ago) link

raphael is my stock answer for anything involving italian renaissance painting; finally it paid off

mookieproof, Thursday, 19 November 2020 15:57 (three years ago) link

cowabunga dude

Four Seasons Total Manscaping (forksclovetofu), Thursday, 19 November 2020 18:57 (three years ago) link

btw is there some reason those prizes are specific to the newlywed game? idgi

mookieproof, Friday, 20 November 2020 23:11 (three years ago) link


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