I had to modify the title I wanted to use, because we’ve used it before!
Yesterday, we saw a cool bartender lose to a one-time champ. Today, will we see another bartender lose to him?
Did you too protest when Pete was asked to be more specific on this clue, in On the “Rock”s?: “Down, down! This spiny crustacean does not have claws, but those tails are goooood.” Eventually he was negged! Then before the first break, he was asked to be more specific when he said “Puritans” on this one in Geographical History: “This persecuted group fled England in 1609 & lived in the Netherlands for 11 years before crossing the Atlantic.” I said that too, but I was able to be more specific and Pete was not. It was a triple-stumper! At the first break, after Pete’s score was adjusted:
Pete found the Daily Double of the round in Geographic History.
Campbell 2600 (2 right)
Pete 2400 (2 right)
Jen 3800 (One right)
Pete wagered everything on this clue: “In the late 1800s, Boers in the Dorsland trek crossed this desert from the Transvaal to Angola.” Pete got it!
At the end of the round:
Campbell 4200 (2 right)
Pete 6800 (4 right)
Jen 5800 (2 right)
I got this triple-stumper in Musical Medicos: “The title of this song from ‘You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown’ is on Lucy’s psychiatry booth sign.”
Campbell found the first Daily Double of the round in That’s Difficult.
Campbell 11800 (9 right)
Pete 10800 (4 right)
Jen 8200 (2 right and one wrong)
Campbell wagered 1200. I’d have wagered a lot more. This was the clue: “The EU said its 2012 budget was ‘in tune with’ these stern ‘measures in place in many EU countries.” I used the adjective form and counted it right. Campbell got it too!
Pete got the next one in Pirates of the Caribbean.
Pete 11600 (One right and one wrong)
Jen 7000 (One wrong)
He wagered on this clue: “While plundering Portobelo, Panama this knight pirate created a human shield of women, priests & the mayor. Nice guy.” Ill-place commas in this one, no? I thought the first clue of the Jeopardy round was impossible to piece out, too. I didn’t know this one anyway, and Pete missed it too.
I closed out the round getting this triple-stumper in Stage Whiskers: “With Ricky Martin as Che, it must be this play.” No video required, but the contestants didn’t even get it with that!
Campbell 15400 (2 right)
Pete 13600 (3 right)
Jen 10600 (2 right)
The Final Jeopardy category was In the Dictionary. This was the clue: “This adjective can mean ‘delicate,’ ‘heavenly’ or, in chemistry, ‘related to C4H10O.” Uh, I’m not bothering with figuring out how to do subscripts! Jen got this one right! She added 7000. Pete and Campbell were both wrong and lost 10000 and 11800, respectively.
I really really wanted to add Campbell to the ToC list today. By the way, I had the title of this post picked out when was introduced, if he lost.
My Coryat today was 25600 (27000 without negs). It helps that I got 4/6 in the 2000 row.
One year ago: Lucky Seven?
Two years ago: Rant of Time
Three years ago: Stand up and take notice
Four years ago: Interview with Vijay Balse, coming soon!