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PostPosted: Fri May 03, 2019 5:18 pm 
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Tim Leung (BB IronmanTim)
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$500
According to Lifehacker.com, you can put a few drops of dish soap into a cup of apple cider vinegar to create a gooey trap for what pests that land in it?
A: Bears B: Burglars
C: Fruit flies D: Army paratroopers

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
C: Fruit flies


$1,000
In the mid-20th century, the boundary between the Soviet Bloc and Western Democracy was often referred to as what metaphorical metallic window treatment?
A: Steel Drapes B: Iron Curtain
C: Aluminum Shutters D: Titanium Blinds

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
B: Iron Curtain


$2,000
At NYC’s Metropolitan Museum of Art, you’ll often find exhibitions in what space, named after a stylish magazine editor who’s a fixture at The Met’s annual gala?
A: Anna Wintour Costume Center B: Hugh Hefner Sexy Nude Sculpture Collection
C: Jann Wenner Guitar Pick Display D: Martha Stewart Wicker Trash Basket Showcase

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
A: Anna Wintour Costume Center


Commercial break

Tim’s wife Katie is pregnant with their first child.

$3,000
According to legend, a man named Hamana Kalili, who lost three fingers in a sugar mill accident, is the originator of the cheerful hand gesture meaning what?
A: “Talk to the hand” B: “You stink”
C: “Hang loose” D: “I am displeased with your driving”

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
C: “Hang loose”


$5,000
“What’s the Buzz?,” “Peter’s Denial” and “I Don’t Know How To Love Him” are all songs from what musical?
A: Rent B: Fiddler on the Roof
C: Jesus Christ Superstar D: Cabaret

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
C: Jesus Christ Superstar


$7,000
In 2017, what banker-turned-movie producer had a #1 hit with “The Lego Batman Movie,” while simultaneously serving as the U.S. Treasury Secretary?
A: James Mattis B: Wilbur Ross
C: Steven Mnuchin D: Jerome Powell

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
C: Steven Mnuchin


Commercial break

QotD
A popular alternative to ice cream, “gelato” is simply the Italian word for what?
A: Cream B: Sweet
C: Dessert D: Frozen

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
D: Frozen


$10,000
At a wedding, if you see the bride’s paranymph, you’re looking at what?
A: Her mother-in-law B: One of her bridesmaids
C: Her ring D: Her veil

[Reveal] Spoiler: +1
Tim’s +1 Keely is a former Jeopardy! contestant. Tim says “the bride’s paranymph” sounds like something singular, so it’s not one of her bridesmaids.


[Reveal] Spoiler: 50/50
50/50 leaves B & D. Tim chooses D.


[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
B: One of her bridesmaids
Tim wins $5,000.


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Hi everyone, it's me, Tim, mostly a lurker here. It was a blast to play. Just wish I came up with the right answer.

Clearly I made an error with singular/plural and I was super focused after the 50/50 "confirmed" my instincts that I just jumped in with the wrong answer, but even if I don't make that mistake, I think I get "para" wrong, as I think "parasol" means "to block the sun" and I'd go with "veil" as "blocking the woman". So I probably didn't deserve to move farther on this stack, which is a shame, since I do know many other answers that people lost on in the $10-30K range.


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IronmanTim wrote:
Hi everyone, it's me, Tim, mostly a lurker here. It was a blast to play. Just wish I came up with the right answer.

Clearly I made an error with singular/plural and I was super focused after the 50/50 "confirmed" my instincts that I just jumped in with the wrong answer, but even if I don't make that mistake, I think I get "para" wrong, as I think "parasol" means "to block the sun" and I'd go with "veil" as "blocking the woman". So I probably didn't deserve to move farther on this stack, which is a shame, since I do know many other answers that people lost on in the $10-30K range.

You should have thought of "para" as in "paramedic".

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IronmanTim wrote:
Hi everyone, it's me, Tim, mostly a lurker here. It was a blast to play. Just wish I came up with the right answer.

Clearly I made an error with singular/plural and I was super focused after the 50/50 "confirmed" my instincts that I just jumped in with the wrong answer, but even if I don't make that mistake, I think I get "para" wrong, as I think "parasol" means "to block the sun" and I'd go with "veil" as "blocking the woman". So I probably didn't deserve to move farther on this stack, which is a shame, since I do know many other answers that people lost on in the $10-30K range.
That's a tough question for the $10K level. Well, you look like you had fun anyway. Has your +1½ become a +2?


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jarnon wrote:
IronmanTim wrote:
Hi everyone, it's me, Tim, mostly a lurker here. It was a blast to play. Just wish I came up with the right answer.

Clearly I made an error with singular/plural and I was super focused after the 50/50 "confirmed" my instincts that I just jumped in with the wrong answer, but even if I don't make that mistake, I think I get "para" wrong, as I think "parasol" means "to block the sun" and I'd go with "veil" as "blocking the woman". So I probably didn't deserve to move farther on this stack, which is a shame, since I do know many other answers that people lost on in the $10-30K range.
That's a tough question for the $10K level. Well, you look like you had fun anyway. Has your +1½ become a +2?
I agree that's a tough question for the level. I'd never heard of that word before. I guess they were thinking "nymph" was a clue.

The question is a little easier for lawyers because we're used to dealing with paralegals and I would have made the correct choice, but I was not at all confident I was right. --Bob

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BBTranscriptTeam wrote:
Tim Leung (BB IronmanTim)

Tim’s +1, his wife Keeley, is pregnant with their first child.


jarnon wrote:
Has your +1½ become a +2?


To clarify this, because it wasn't super clear on air, my wife, Katie has given birth to our daughter. Chris and I were joking that I would name the kid after him if I won the million, no matter what Katie thought lol. That of course got cut from the broadcast.

Keely, a former Jeopardy Contestant, was my +1.


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IronmanTim wrote:
Hi everyone, it's me, Tim, mostly a lurker here. It was a blast to play. Just wish I came up with the right answer.

Clearly I made an error with singular/plural and I was super focused after the 50/50 "confirmed" my instincts that I just jumped in with the wrong answer, but even if I don't make that mistake, I think I get "para" wrong, as I think "parasol" means "to block the sun" and I'd go with "veil" as "blocking the woman". So I probably didn't deserve to move farther on this stack, which is a shame, since I do know many other answers that people lost on in the $10-30K range.

You should have thought of "para" as in "paramedic".


Had I done that, I might also have thought the word meant "all-around", as in an all-around medic, and I still probably go with "veil". This is consistent with my incorrect understanding of a few similar phrases. Of course, I've been second guessing myself a bunch since last July when we filmed, but ultimately, I just needed to study my word roots more.


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IronmanTim wrote:
BBTranscriptTeam wrote:
Tim Leung (BB IronmanTim)

Tim’s +1, his wife Keeley, is pregnant with their first child.


jarnon wrote:
Has your +1½ become a +2?


To clarify this, because it wasn't super clear on air, my wife, Katie has given birth to our daughter. Chris and I were joking that I would name the kid after him if I won the million, no matter what Katie thought lol. That of course got cut from the broadcast.

Keely, a former Jeopardy Contestant, was my +1.
Congratulations on your little one. The transcript has been fixed.


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