- November 10
It is an honor and a
privilege as the NC delegate to GSNN to welcome you to
my neck of the woods, Raleigh, North Carolina, the mecca
for college basketball (well, half an hour from it,
actually) for a different kind of competition. This is
Jeopardy!'s annual College Championship, hosted by North
Carolina State. So far, Beth Cimini of Boston
University, Jayanth Ivengar of Washington-St. Louis, and
Peter Elliss of NC State are still in the race toward $100,000
and a berth in the next Tournament of Champions for a
The second place
winner is guaranteed at least $50,000 and
third-place is ensured $25,000.
are guaranteed at least $10,000, while all
tournament players are guaranteed $5000 for
participating. Any and all monies, as always,
depend on how far the player moves up the
your fourth qualifier.
Jeopardy! categories: College AKA, Geek
Love, The 19th Century, I Know What You Did Last Summer, The Da Vinci Code, The
Daily Double: $800
The 19th Century. Chris ($2800
over Adam's $400 and Chelsea's -$1000) bets $1000.
The clue: much of the fighting in this war, 1852 to
1856, took place on a peninsula on the Black Sea. Chris's response:
"What is the Crimean War?" Correct for $3800.
End of round:
Chris - $5800
Chelsea - $1000
Adam - $4000
categories: We've Got More People Than You!, Characters
in Musicals, Tough Stuff, Supreme Court Rejects, Pithy
Quotes, The "ACC".
Daily Double #1: $1600
Pithy Quotes. Chelsea ($3800 to Chris's $7400 and
$8000) bets $1200. The clue: French title of Zola's 1898
letter to President Faure. Chelsea's
response: "What is 'J'accuse?'" Correct for
Daily Double #2:
Supreme Court Rejects. Adam ($8800 over Chris's $8200
and Chelsea's $4600) fronts $2000. The clue: this
President not only got Bork-ed, but also got smoked with
Douglas Ginsburg. Adam's response: "Who is Reagan?"
Right for $10,800.
End of round:
Chris - $10,200
Chelsea - $6200
Adam - $16,000
As a reminder, the
winner comes back next week automatically, while the
rest of the players must vie for four wild card slots.
category: Billboard Magazine. launched in 2004,
Billboard's first top 20 chart for these included "My
Boo", the "Halloween" theme & "Ice Ice Baby". Correct
response: What are ringtones?
question: What are collaborations? (WRONG) Wager: $4001.
Final score: $2199.
Chris's question: What are one-hit wonders? (WRONG) Wager:
$3300. Final score: $6900.
Adam's question: What is the worst songs ever? (WRONG...
but true) Wager: $4500. Final score: $11,500.
can breathe a sigh of relief. Duke will not be
represented next week. Tee hee. For Chris, a painful
reminder that games are either won or lost in the Final,
so you had better go big. As it stands, Adam is another
to watch next week.
Nothing changed, except for the fact that now Amanda and
Antonia have clinched wild-card seats. Ben and Alison
are still in the danger zone with $10,000 each.