Jeopardy: Just Noticed This

Discussion in 'Now Playing - TV Show Talk' started by waynomo, Jun 3, 2013.

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    mattack

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    I forget what I saw it mentioned on recently (maybe HQ), but at least according to Bradbury, everyone misinterprets what it's about! (Got this from the wikipedia citations)
    Ray Bradbury: Fahrenheit 451 Misinterpreted - LA Weekly
     
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    mattack

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    Maybe some will say this is inappropriate, but I don't remember Alex having made a mistake like I saw on an ep within the last 2 weeks of eps (IIRC, I was a bit behind and now I'm only a couple of eps back).. when he corrected later that he started with the wrong contestant in DJ I think.
     
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    waynomo

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    Seven...
    As champion who would you rather play against, another champion or two new random contestants?

    (Also, in general as champion that means you've had at least one more days experience playing than the new contestants. KJ sited that as an advantage.)
     
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    waynomo

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    waynomo

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    Considering he was 80 forget pancreatic cancer, he was still extremely sharp. I know people in there seventies who aren't close to that level.
     
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    TonyD79

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    And yet most champions lose in a few days at worst. Many are one day. Minimal advantage. The real advantage is that a champion is smart. But so are challengers. You don’t know what you will go up against.
     
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    TonyD79

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    That opening tonight made my room kind of dusty.
     
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    Hank

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    Sorry for the cold question.. but how did he know it was his “last day”?
     
  9. ej42137

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    Where did you see it said that he knew it was his last day?
     
  10. Hank

    Hank AC•FTW TCF Club

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    Just seems like he knew based on this news article:

     
  11. gchance

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    He likely knew it was coming so he spent many days on his swing with his wife.
     
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    They shoot multiple shows per day, I'd think a champion has to a certain amount of stamina to get a long string wins.
     
  13. wprager

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    Canadian. Yes he got his citizenship, but he was born in Sudbury, went to University in Ottawa where he's a national icon. In the recent NHL draft he announced the Ottawa Senators 3rd overall pick in the form of a question. That was about the only good idea that Eugene Melnyk (team owner) has had in about a decade.
     
  14. bobfrank

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    Thanks for that link. Very interesting. I think I need to read that book again.
     
  15. HarleyRandom

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    What I should have said is, he recorded what sounded like his final message to his fans, and that was played on the special.
     
  16. Jonathan_S

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    And apparently announced curling for several years for the CBC.
     
  17. TonyD79

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    Saw that. Makes me love him more.
     
  18. Worf

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    Apparently the bells on Parliament Hill (in Ottawa, Canada's capital city) played the Jeopardy theme in memoriam.

    And this book arrived on Tuesday. It was a preorder and I have to admit, the timing was impeccable.

    https://www.amazon.ca/gp/product/1538702320

    I wonder how much sales of Alex's memoir spiked the past few days.
     
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  19. stevel

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    From a betting site:

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