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JCC ITT you prepare me for my Jeopardy! audition

Discussion in 'Community' started by solojones, Jan 11, 2013.

  1. GrandAdmiralJello

    GrandAdmiralJello Comms Admin ❉ Moderator Communitatis Litterarumque star 10 Staff Member Administrator

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    You're guaranteed to win now.

    (warning: Czechoslovakia, Yugoslavia, and The Sudan may not be single nations any longer)
     
  2. Dark Lady Mara

    Dark Lady Mara Manager Emeritus star 7 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    I'm still not clear on whether he's calling "Caribbean" a country.
     
  3. Rogue1-and-a-half

    Rogue1-and-a-half Manager Emeritus who is writing his masterpiece star 8 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    "Anodated?"
     
  4. DantheJedi

    DantheJedi Jedi Master star 5

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    Remember, getting Alex Trebek to say his name backwards (Kelbert Zela) will send him back to his own dimension.
     
  5. solojones

    solojones Chosen One star 9

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    Alez?

    Tunes they have like 10 audition cities around the country so there's no benefit to living in LA except that if I got on the show I wouldn't have to spend money on a flight or hotel.
     
  6. DarthTunick

    DarthTunick SfC Part IV Commissioner star 10 VIP - Game Host

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    Why are you addressing me with that comment? :p I never made mention of any advantage you may in traveling to the show.
     
  7. Boba_Fett_2001

    Boba_Fett_2001 Force Ghost star 8

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    She mixed you up with beezel. How unfortunate.
     
  8. RC-1991

    RC-1991 Jedi Master star 4

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    The only one of Hannibal's elephants to be confirmed survive crossing the Alps was named Surus.
     
  9. solojones

    solojones Chosen One star 9

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    Sorry. Pain meds. (This is my go-to excuse now).
     
  10. DarthTunick

    DarthTunick SfC Part IV Commissioner star 10 VIP - Game Host

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    It's ok... **** happens.
     
  11. EmpireForever

    EmpireForever Jedi Grand Master star 8

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    Start carrying around a clicky pen. When people get annoyed that you're always clicking it just tell them that you're building up your buzzer hand stamina.
     
  12. solojones

    solojones Chosen One star 9

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    I wonder if my many years of gaming will help my trigger finger.

    So we have to write up five different one sentence interesting stories or facts about ourselves. So far I only have one about attack-jugging Bob Dole when I was 10. They advize also to include tidbits about collecting or hobbies.
     
  13. DarthTunick

    DarthTunick SfC Part IV Commissioner star 10 VIP - Game Host

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    You have to come up with a Chiefs related sentence.
     
  14. solojones

    solojones Chosen One star 9

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    I guess we were coin toss captains once, but we sent my mom out onto the field. I used to go to a women's football clinic every year for charity where we sat in a theatre and watched game film with the players. Something in there might be boring enough.

    God, there's a reason I always fast forward this section of the show.
     
  15. DarthTunick

    DarthTunick SfC Part IV Commissioner star 10 VIP - Game Host

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    Hehehehe... do you think they would air a sarcastic remark about your displeasure for that part of the show (disguised in one of the 5 sentences)?

    :p
     
  16. solojones

    solojones Chosen One star 9

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    That was my brother's suggestion as well. Somehow I don't think that would help me out.

    One thing I know they always ask a lot about are the Presidents, dates of office, some basic facts. Where should I study up (aside from Jonathan Coulton songs, obviously)?
     
  17. Kyle Katarn

    Kyle Katarn Jedi Grand Master star 6

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    How about telling them you collect restraining orders keeping you from Kevin Spacey? If that doesn't work then tell them you spent a year living with a tribe of bushmen in the Kalahari.
     
  18. Point Given

    Point Given Mod of Literature and Community star 6 Staff Member Manager

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    Play a few Sporcle quizzes on Presidents. I can recite every country in the world from being on that site.
     
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  19. PRENNTACULAR

    PRENNTACULAR VIP star 6 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Tell them you collect friends on the internet.

    Also, you need to let us know if you get on so we can come stand in line and watch you and cheer and drink beer!
     
  20. VadersLaMent

    VadersLaMent Chosen One star 10

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    If you win big don't forget my yacht fund.
     
  21. solojones

    solojones Chosen One star 9

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    I do a lot of Sporcle geography quizzes so world capitals and sites are stronger in my mind than US Presidents. The first 50 years and the last 100 years of US Presidential history are solid in my mind, but then there's that nebulous area in between that's mostly occupied by some facts about Andrew Jackson and Abraham Lincoln. I know about assassinations because of Sondheim. If only HBO would make a miniseries about the rest of it, I'd be set.

    I think one look at my complexion would give that away as a lie, since if I'd lived in the Kalahari I clearly would be completely covered in cancer.
     
  22. Rew

    Rew Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    Tell them you post regularly on a Star Wars internet message board.
     
  23. PRENNTACULAR

    PRENNTACULAR VIP star 6 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    I ALREADY SUGGESTED THAT REW QUIT JACKIN MY SWAG
     
  24. Rew

    Rew Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    I was more specific. :p
     
  25. Lowbacca_1977

    Lowbacca_1977 Jedi Master star 6

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    Also, 50% less Yemen

    Good way to know about assassinations

    There was an old tournament of champions winner that explained that he didn't think he'd win on modern Jeopardy because when he competed, he could read fast and then buzz in ahead of time, but they've since implemented a system where you have to wait for the question to be fully read first.
     
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