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Jeopardy Question for Pinback

Post by Flack » Wed Jan 15, 2020 8:04 pm

From Tuesday's GOAT tournament. Category was "Albums" for 1600, I think.

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Post by pinback » Thu Jan 16, 2020 5:56 am

I watched the first of the GOAT shows, anticipating loving every minute -- I rarely missed a Holzhauer show (until the last one, after the big spoiler was leaked), so I figured, this would be must-see TV.

Oddly, after the first one, I stopped watching and just got the updates online. Turns out it wasn't close, and poor Brad Rutter. But anyway: We'd still watch the normally scheduled daily episode at 7:30, even while the GOAT was going on. What have we learned?

1. It's more fun when you think you have the slightest chance to do better than the contestants.
2. Jeopardy! is popular because it's in that time slot around dinner when nothing else is going on on TV and the family tends to be together. Once prime-time hits, get outta here Alex.

Oh, and I'll guess Puscifer. Sorry, WHAT IS Puscifer.
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Post by Flack » Thu Jan 16, 2020 6:09 am

We watched the entire tournament and I agree, the show's a lot more fun when you (at home) have a fighting chance.

Best line of the tournament came on the last day, after the first game ended. Brad bet everything in Final Jeopardy and lost it all, with a final score of 0.

Trebek: "All the scores have been erased to begin the second game."
Holzhauer: "Hey, Brad's score's still on there."

Sick burn, bro.

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Post by pinback » Thu Jan 16, 2020 6:31 am

He is the best. He has to be Alex's replacement, I don't care what else has to happen. Look, two things HAVE to happen in the Evening Merv Griffin Game Show world:

1. Holzhauer has to replace Alex once he is, ahh, no longer available.

2. Pat Sajak's kid has to replace Vanna full-time on WoF. Gat DAMN.
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Post by Ice Cream Jonsey » Thu Jan 16, 2020 6:44 am

Flack wrote:
Thu Jan 16, 2020 6:09 am
Trebek: "All the scores have been erased to begin the second game."
Holzhauer: "Hey, Brad's score's still on there."
That's great. I had no idea who this Brad guy was. I saw this posted to Reddit though:

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Some thoughts:

1. REALLY, Brad? That's what Saints fans are famous for? That's what we do? I guess football is just another category you don't know shit about.
2. It is amazing how much fans of every other team hates the Saints.
3. Brad's score also matched what the Eagles put up in the second half against the Saints in the playoffs a couple years ago.

I assume though that Ken Jennings won? He had some sort of weird problem with either the Blue Jays or Canadians on Twitter, I can't remember which. Holzhauer is the only one of these people that comes off remotely as normal to me, someone that does not watch Jeopardy!.
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Post by Ice Cream Jonsey » Thu Jan 16, 2020 6:45 am

Oh wait. I just realized that the guy is talking about the team and its players talking trash, not the fans.

Whoops.

Well, not gonna lie, he's right on that one.
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Re: Jeopardy Question for Pinback

Post by Flack » Thu Jan 16, 2020 7:21 am

01. Ken Jennings won.
02. There was a sports question that Holzhauer got and the answer was Philly. Brad is from Philly. After answering it, Holzhauer pointed at Brad and said "ha ha." I assume this is an extension of that.
03. Holzhauer is by far the least normal of the three.
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Post by Ice Cream Jonsey » Thu Jan 16, 2020 9:02 am

Haha, did this Holzhauer guy spend the entire show making fun of this other dude? That's great, that's what Jeopardy! has always lacked, trash talk.
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Post by pinback » Thu Jan 16, 2020 9:19 am

Holzhauer is the most personable, funny, interesting, etc. The Tdarcos of Jeopardy.
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Re: Jeopardy Question for Pinback

Post by pinback » Thu Jan 16, 2020 9:38 am

Now I will link this video, which I try never to miss an opportunity to link:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GU2w72KAkQQ
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