Washington-St. Louis/Stanford/UAB" - November 17
It is an honor and a
privilege as the NC delegate to GSNN to welcome you back
my neck of the woods, Raleigh, North Carolina, for week
two of Jeopardy!'s 2005 College Championship. We started
with 15, whittled it to nine, and finally, we have the
final three. At the end of
Friday's show, there will only be one. That one will win
a nice trophy, an even nicer check, $100,000, and an
even nicer than that berth in the next Tournament of Champions for a
quarter-mill. No more wild cards or second chances this
go around... It's win... or go home.
The second place
winner is guaranteed at least $50,000 and
third-place is ensured $25,000. Any and all monies, as always,
depend on how far the player moves up the
Junior, Washington-St. Louis
Bloomfield Hills, MI
Jeopardy! categories: The Ivory Tower,
Student Loans, Money from Home, Staying Up Late, Partying, In College (correct
responses will be made up of letters in the word "College").
Daily Double: $400
Partying. Jayanth ($0 to Nico's $4000 and Adam's $2000) bets
the maximum of $1000. The clue: between 1841 and 1853, 4
US Presidents were from this political party that no
longer exists. Jayanth's response:
"What is the Whig Party?" Correct for $1000.
End of round:
Jayanth - $200
Nico - $10,800
Adam - $3000
categories: Pierced Naval History, Athletes, Effects,
Lost in Austria, She Invented What?, Missing Vowels.
Daily Double #1: $2000
Lost in Austria. Nico ($15,600 over Adam's $4200 and
fronts $2400. The clue: Austria-Hungary declared war on
this country on July 28, 1914. Nico's response: "What is
Daily Double #2:
Effects. Adam ($13,000 to Nico's $23,600 and
Jayanth's -$1000) fronts $3000. "I'm just not that
bright." The clue: this 19th Century Frenchman gave his
name to an effect by which oxygen inhibits fermentation.
Adam's response: "What is
a Lavoisier effect?" Correct response: "Who is
Pasteur?" Adam drops to $10,000.
something if Jayanth were to go into tomorrow's game
with less than zero...
End of round:
Jayanth - $200
Nico - $26,000
Adam - $10,800
though. But then again this is a two-day total affair.
The end of today will determine how hard you're going to
have to come at it tomorrow.
category: British Poets. The clue: in 1812 he became a
disciple & friend of social philosopher William Godwin,
later his father-in-law. Correct response: Who was Percy
question: Who is Percy Shelley? (RIGHT) Wager: $199.
Final score: $399.
Adam's question: Who is Percy Shelley? (RIGHT) Wager:
$4000. Final score: $14,800.
Nico's question: Who is Percy Shelley? (RIGHT) Wager: $3000.
Final score: $29,000.
So going into
It's basically a
two-man affair with Nico and Adam about to throw down.
As for Jayanth, it's going to take a Herculean effort to
pull out in front. We'll see what happens tomorrow.