Spoiler Talk: CotD (Thurs)

Here is a link to the NY Times Clue of the Day for Thursday’s game. We can talk about this clue that may be today’s Final Jeopardy BEFORE the game airs and take a guess on how many players will get it right. So if you don’t want to read comments about the answer to the clue, READ NO FURTHER. If you do want to talk about it, then click on the link below to see the clue, and fire away!

Clue of the Day

FYI, we don’t reveal the answer outright but hint at it. It is okay to give possible wrong answers.

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Any comments with the actual answer will be deleted. All comments and predictions on the CotD posts are deleted after about a week, so be fearless!

Thursday Sporcle Challenge: Here’s a very timely quiz. Timely, because everything in it happened on today’s date in years gone by.

Today‚Äôs Quote: Progress is man’s ability to complicate simplicity. ~ Thor Heyerdahl

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3 Responses

  1. rhonda says:

    He is such an amazing actor, one of my favorites, too. I loved him in “In the Name of the Father”, such a powerful and heartrending movie.

  2. JLane says:

    Great, great, GREAT actor! I’m w/ you Jacob – I hate that he’s hanging up his acting cleats, as well. This is interesting… As I’ve mentioned before, I host a weekly team trivia contest and I actually asked this very question in the final round (without the hint about his last win coming from portraying a President). I have a lot of VERY smart participants that show up weekly and only one team answered this right! Since they tape these shows so far in advance, the news of his retirement would have been fresher on the minds on these players, so I’m going to guess 2 out 3 get it, with the possible wrong answer being Anthony Hopkins (who played Nixon in “Nixon”). And if I’m wrong, heed my warning… “There Will Be Blood”! ;-)

  3. Jacob Ska says:

    Again we have a great quote of the day and very true. Why we complicate life I’ve never figured out. As for the CotD getting on the good foot will help especially if it’s the left one to come up with this British actor’s name. DDL is one of my favorite actors. Hate to hear he’s retiring & hope it’s just a rumor.

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