"I'll take Holiday World for $600, Alex"

Friday, February 16, 2007 9:57 AM
I wonder if the kid that answered the question had any idea what or where HW is, or just answered the question based on the info in the question?
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Friday, February 16, 2007 11:13 AM
Calista Flockhart: "What is... Febturday?"
Alex Trebek: "No."
Sean Connery: "She said 'turd'!"
Alex Trebek: "I hate you! The answer was February. That's the month that starts with Feb. It was last month!"
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Friday, February 16, 2007 11:14 AM
I would guess the latter ... someone who was "into" park surely would have chosen the Theme Park Fun category early on in the game.

Instead, the contestants chose "Vice Presidents," "Fast Food" and "Cities in Countries" (or something like that) first.

If Frank were a park freak (oh, excuse me: park fan) I think he would have zoomed in on Theme Park Fun straight up.

Paula

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Friday, February 16, 2007 12:28 PM
Gobbler -> turkey -> Thanksgiving. Jeopardy realy doesn't require you to have in-depth knowledge of any specific topic, but it DOES make you think quickly in terms of putting two and two together...

And seriously, making the questions "harder" just means that no one would be able to answer them. It's not like the planet is FILLED with coaster geeks... ;)

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Friday, February 16, 2007 12:50 PM

rollergator said:
It's not like the planet is FILLED with coaster geeks...

It only feels that way some days. :)

Paula

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Friday, February 16, 2007 1:44 PM
Since the category was Theme Park FUN, I suppose there were no questions/answers about SF included. :)
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Friday, February 16, 2007 3:10 PM
Were they any questions about CP in there?
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Friday, February 16, 2007 4:44 PM
Honestly, aside from "Classical Literature" type catagories, the majority of Jeopardy qeustions (answers) are quite simple. The Final Jeopardy answers (questions) are always the most obvious response. Basically, if you know anything at all about the subject, whatever your first guess is, is usually right. If it wasn't for that dame literature, I truely belive I could make that show and do well.

...as long as there are no penalties for misspellings ;)

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Friday, February 16, 2007 6:07 PM
If the category was Theme Park FUN, it should have been all about Cedar Fair properties, margins, and profit/loss. Or maybe I need to stop looking at my stocks so much... ;)
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