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Transcript 11/1/2011 Chris McKeever

#1 Post by BBTranscriptTeam » Tue Nov 01, 2011 8:12 pm

Chris McKeever
Brooklyn NY
Ticketing agent

Lives with a bunch of roommates, two he knows and the rest (who owns the place) do not speak English.
His girlfriend Jillian is in the audience. Mere said Chris's goal is to make enough to move out of there and with his girlfriend.

Meredith opened the show by introducing a new voice-activated game for Connect XBOX360. She said they would give the game to each contestant as well as the entire audience. (loud cheer) Mere "I'm glad you like that.. Boy, it doesn't take much to make you happy"



Topic Tree (pre-randomized, yes it was shown):
10 Before They Were Stars
9 Famous Fonts
8 Counting Faces
7 Song Stutter
6 Ahhh, Vegas
5 Sea Monster
4 Don't Try This at Home
3 Targeted Dating
2 World Leaders
1 Traditional Tunes



Topic Tree: (Randomized)
9 Famous Fonts
8 Counting Faces
7 Song Stutter
5 Sea Monster
2 World Leaders
10 Before They Were Stars
1 Traditional Tunes
6 Ahhh, Vegas
3 Targeted Dating
4 Don't Try This at Home



Question 1 - Level 4 Don't Try This at Home
In 2011, a Michigan man was compared to what cartoon character by the media after he tried to stop his runaway truck with his feet?
A. Yogi Bear B. Fred Flintstone
C. Wile E. Coyote D. Elmer Fudd
Spoiler
Chris expressed excitement that he is going to get past the first question
Answer and value
B. Fred Flintstone
Value: $2000
Bank: $2000

Question 2 - Level 3 Targeted Dating
The dating site ScientificMatch.com differs from other sites because it makes matches with the aid of what?
A. Hobbies B. DNA analysis
C. Dislikes D. Favorite movies
Answer and value
B. DNA analysis
Value: $500
Bank: $2500
Question 3 - Level 6 Ahhh, Vegas
A scene in the 2001 movie "Ocean's Eleven" features the popular fountain show in front of what Las Vegas casino?
A. The Bellagio B. Mandalay Bay
C. Treasure Island D. The Flamingo
ATA
Chris says he has seen it but does not remember for sure so ATA
A-74% B-10% C-7% D-9%
When asked, Chris said "that is exactly what I was thinking" and got a laugh from the audience.
Answer and value
A. The Bellagio
Value: $25000!
Bank: $27500
Chris thanked the audience and Mere suggested he take them out for a drink

Question 4 - Level 1 Traditional Tunes
With lyrical answers like "Shave his belly with a rusty razor," an old sea shanty song asks, "What shall we do with" whom?
A. A drunken sailor B. A testy tailor
C. A mean ol' jailer D. A pricy retailer
Answer and value
A. A drunken sailor
Value: $100
Bank: $27600

Question 5 - Level 10 Before They Were Stars
Before they were famous, Martin Lawrence, Kid 'n' Play and members of Salt-n-Pepa all worked together at what store?
A. Gap B. Macy's
C. Sears D. Nordstrom
JTQ
"I don't know. Jump it!"
Answer and value
C. Sears
Value: $15K jumped
Bank: $27600
Question 6 - Level 2 World Leaders
What former world leader was known for 18 years as "Prisoner 46664"?
A. Jacques Chirac B. Benjamin Netanyahu
C. Nelson Mandela D. Mikhail Gorbachev
Spoiler
Chris asked where he is in the bank, hesitated and asked if he could ask that
Mere: You can ask me anything you want
Chris said great and asked Mere how she is doing and if it is a good job
Mere said OK, and that it is an "OK" job.
Chris said it should be great since Mere makes millionaires out of people
Mere then amended it to great

Chris then said he thinks he knows this; he gave the correct answer.
Answer and value
C. Nelson Mandela
Value: $3000
Bank: $30600

Question 7 - Level 5 Sea Monster
Because it can stun enemy ships from beneath the surface, the torpedo got its name from what type of fish?
A. Swordfish B. Electric ray
C. Hammerhead shark D. Killer whale
Spoiler
Chris says electric ray
Mere: Final?
Chris: I don't know
Chris after pause B, electric ray, final answer
Answer and value
B. Electric ray
Value: $5000
Bank: $35600
Question 8 - Level 7 Song Stutter
In which of these famous tunes does the singer purposefully stutter the first syllable of the song title?
A. Madonna's "Cherish" B. Warrant's "Cherry Pie"
C. David Bowie's "Changes" D. Sam Cooke's "Chain Gang"
Spoiler
Chris "Ch-ch-ch-changes, C is my final answer" (all melodically)
Answer and value
C. David Bowie's "Changes"
Value: $1000
Bank: $36600
Question 9- Level 8 Counting Faces
What is the lowest sum of U.S. paper money you can have with three different presidents pictured on the front?
A. 6 dollars B. 8 dollars
C. 13 dollars D. 16 dollars
Spoiler
Chris: "I bet they wanted me to forget about a $2 bill, but I didn't"
Answer and value
B. 8 dollars
Value: $7000
Bank: $43600

Chris (startled): I just made it to round two!
Mere: You did in the sense that if you don't know the answer to the next one, you can jump over it
Chris: Yeah! I figured that out!
Mere: yeah, unless you blow it, you're gonna see the $100,000 question.
Chris: Probably gonna blow it
Mere: No you're not

Question 10 - Level 9 Famous Fonts
The Times New Roman font was created in 1931 for which "Times" newspaper?
A. The Times of London B. The Irish Times
C. The Chicago Sun-Times D. The New York Times
Spoiler
Chris: Well, maybe I'll blow it, but I'm from this city, and I *think* it was made for the New York Times, D, final answer
Answer and value
A. The Times of London
Value: known to be $10,000
Bank: $1000 consolation
Commercial break

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Re: Transcript 11/1/2011 Chris McKeever

#2 Post by ontellen » Tue Nov 01, 2011 11:19 pm

This has to be one of worst "What the hell was he thinkin' " cases ever. I was so rooting for him and he totally blew it.

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Re: Transcript 11/1/2011 Chris McKeever

#3 Post by earendel » Wed Nov 02, 2011 5:44 am

BBTranscriptTeam wrote:Chris McKeever
Brooklyn NY
Ticketing agent

Lives with a bunch of roommates, two he knows and the rest (who owns the place) do not speak English.
His girlfriend Jillian is in the audience. Mere said Chris's goal is to make enough to move out of there and with his girlfriend.
I'd consider him a WE/WE®.
BBTranscriptTeam wrote:Question 1 - Level 4 Don't Try This at Home
In 2011, a Michigan man was compared to what cartoon character by the media after he tried to stop his runaway truck with his feet?
A. Yogi Bear B. Fred Flintstone
C. Wile E. Coyote D. Elmer Fudd
Spoiler
Chris expressed excitement that he is going to get past the first question
Answer and value
B. Fred Flintstone
Value: $2000
Bank: $2000
The excitement is that he didn't have to use a lifeline to get past the first question.
BBTranscriptTeam wrote:Question 5 - Level 10 Before They Were Stars
Before they were famous, Martin Lawrence, Kid 'n' Play and members of Salt-n-Pepa all worked together at what store?
A. Gap B. Macy's
C. Sears D. Nordstrom
JTQ
"I don't know. Jump it!"
Answer and value
C. Sears
Value: $15K jumped
Bank: $27600
I'd try ATA on this but be ready to JTQ.
BBTranscriptTeam wrote:Question 9- Level 8 Counting Faces
What is the lowest sum of U.S. paper money you can have with three different presidents pictured on the front?
A. 6 dollars B. 8 dollars
C. 13 dollars D. 16 dollars
Spoiler
Chris: "I bet they wanted me to forget about a $2 bill, but I didn't"
Answer and value
B. 8 dollars
Value: $7000
Bank: $43600
I liked Chris's comment about the $2.
BBTranscriptTeam wrote:Chris (startled): I just made it to round two!
Mere: You did in the sense that if you don't know the answer to the next one, you can jump over it
Chris: Yeah! I figured that out!
Mere: yeah, unless you blow it, you're gonna see the $100,000 question.
Chris: Probably gonna blow it
Mere: No you're not
Oh, yes he is.
BBTranscriptTeam wrote:Question 10 - Level 9 Famous Fonts
The Times New Roman font was created in 1931 for which "Times" newspaper?
A. The Times of London B. The Irish Times
C. The Chicago Sun-Times D. The New York Times
Spoiler
Chris: Well, maybe I'll blow it, but I'm from this city, and I *think* it was made for the New York Times, D, final answer
Answer and value
A. The Times of London
Value: known to be $10,000
Bank: $1000 consolation
I'd have used the JTQ if for no other reason than to get to the next round. From my recliner I guessed correctly but I don't think I would have done so at the Hot Podium.
"Elen sila lumenn omentielvo...A star shines on the hour of our meeting."

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Re: Transcript 11/1/2011 Chris McKeever

#4 Post by peacock2121 » Wed Nov 02, 2011 5:48 am

He predicted it before he did it.

Too bad.

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