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Thu Mar 14, 2019, 10:55 PM

One of my former students won $35,000 on Jeopardy tonight!

We used to play trivia with her at a local pub...obviously she was a bit of an asset! Talking redneck SW, PA. Let's hear it for public schools and her parents did not have to bribe anyone for her to get into Columbia!

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Reply One of my former students won $35,000 on Jeopardy tonight! (Original post)
Freedomofspeech Mar 14 OP
2naSalit Mar 14 #1
Freedomofspeech Mar 14 #2
Blue Owl Mar 14 #3
oasis Mar 14 #4
mountain grammy Mar 14 #5
Freedomofspeech Mar 14 #6
mopinko Mar 15 #20
mountain grammy Mar 15 #21
mopinko Mar 15 #22
CatMor Mar 14 #7
Freedomofspeech Mar 14 #8
MaryMagdaline Mar 14 #9
rufus dog Mar 15 #10
Freedomofspeech Mar 15 #19
Honeycombe8 Mar 15 #11
Stonepounder Mar 15 #12
Demovictory9 Mar 15 #13
yankeepants Mar 15 #14
dlk Mar 15 #15
Ilsa Mar 15 #16
malaise Mar 15 #18
malaise Mar 15 #17
JustABozoOnThisBus Mar 16 #23
Freedomofspeech Mar 16 #24
malaise Tuesday #25
underpants Tuesday #26
Freedomofspeech Tuesday #27
malaise Tuesday #29
Chin music Tuesday #28
Ohiogal Tuesday #30
osaMABUSh Tuesday #31
Freedomofspeech Tuesday #32
CatMor Tuesday #33

Response to Freedomofspeech (Original post)

Thu Mar 14, 2019, 11:02 PM

1. WHAAAAT!?

That's gotta feel pretty good!



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Response to 2naSalit (Reply #1)

Thu Mar 14, 2019, 11:05 PM

2. You have no idea....

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Response to Freedomofspeech (Original post)

Thu Mar 14, 2019, 11:06 PM

3. That's gotta feel good!

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Response to Freedomofspeech (Original post)

Thu Mar 14, 2019, 11:07 PM

4. Nice, very nice.

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Response to Freedomofspeech (Original post)

Thu Mar 14, 2019, 11:12 PM

5. That's great!



I had a friend who got on the show in the late 60ís with Art Fleming. Iíve never forgotten the final jeopardy question that she missed and used it many times playing trivia. Her total was around $180.

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Response to mountain grammy (Reply #5)

Thu Mar 14, 2019, 11:15 PM

6. How great is that?

That $180 was quite a fortune back tnen.

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Response to mountain grammy (Reply #5)

Fri Mar 15, 2019, 11:03 AM

20. my sister was on wheel of fortune.

she won $6400. not too shabby. she was happy to have it.

i learned from this how to get on a game show-
what they look for is the little stories that they tell when they introduce you. my sister had a lulu- the old chatty cathy doll was named after her. srsly.

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Response to mopinko (Reply #20)

Fri Mar 15, 2019, 02:25 PM

21. Haha. No kidding?

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Response to mountain grammy (Reply #21)

Fri Mar 15, 2019, 03:57 PM

22. nope. no kidding.

had a cousin who worked for j walter thompson, and mattel was one of his accounts.

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Response to Freedomofspeech (Original post)

Thu Mar 14, 2019, 11:20 PM

7. She was really good ...

I was rooting for her to win.

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Response to CatMor (Reply #7)

Thu Mar 14, 2019, 11:22 PM

8. Thanks...so proud of her!

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Response to Freedomofspeech (Original post)

Thu Mar 14, 2019, 11:32 PM

9. Bravo!

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Response to Freedomofspeech (Original post)

Fri Mar 15, 2019, 12:02 AM

10. Congratulations

and thank you for being a teacher.

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Response to rufus dog (Reply #10)

Fri Mar 15, 2019, 08:43 AM

19. I was actually the her high school librarian...

Best job ever!

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Response to Freedomofspeech (Original post)

Fri Mar 15, 2019, 12:25 AM

11. Woo hooo! You must've been one very good teacher!!!! nt

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Response to Freedomofspeech (Original post)

Fri Mar 15, 2019, 12:38 AM

12. Congrats to you and her.

You for keeping her interested in learning and her for learning and for her success on Jeopardy.

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Response to Freedomofspeech (Original post)

Fri Mar 15, 2019, 12:42 AM

13. nice

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Response to Freedomofspeech (Original post)

Fri Mar 15, 2019, 01:05 AM

14. I watched (as always) she was burning it up!

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Response to Freedomofspeech (Original post)

Fri Mar 15, 2019, 01:27 AM

15. Very Cool - Congratulations!

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Response to Freedomofspeech (Original post)

Fri Mar 15, 2019, 05:03 AM

16. I liked her story about having facial recognition problems.

in one of her Columbia grad classes, She struck up a conversation with a person she couldn't recognize, and it turned out to be Chelsea Clinton.

Very quick, very smart lady!

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Response to Ilsa (Reply #16)

Fri Mar 15, 2019, 05:59 AM

18. I chuckled at that

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Response to Freedomofspeech (Original post)

Fri Mar 15, 2019, 05:57 AM

17. She flew out of the gate

I just knew she would win

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Response to Freedomofspeech (Original post)

Sat Mar 16, 2019, 01:25 PM

23. I missed the $35k win. Some grandstanding meteorologist spent the half hour ...

expounding on some big storm moving through S.E. Michigan, as if that had any importance at all.

Fortunately, I saw the $20k second night win.

She didn't seem like a redneck, just a very nice Pittsburgh girl. And very smart.



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Response to JustABozoOnThisBus (Reply #23)

Sat Mar 16, 2019, 04:31 PM

24. She is not a redneck but the area is...

She is sweet and brilliant.

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Response to Freedomofspeech (Original post)

Tue Mar 19, 2019, 07:55 PM

25. Damn Lindsey Shultz is good - spoiler

She's awesome - four day winner and we haven't had Final Jeopardy yet

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Response to Freedomofspeech (Original post)

Tue Mar 19, 2019, 07:58 PM

26. Of all the nights we didn't watch Jeopardy

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Response to Freedomofspeech (Original post)

Tue Mar 19, 2019, 08:07 PM

27. So proud of her...

Over 100,000 now!

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Response to Freedomofspeech (Reply #27)

Tue Mar 19, 2019, 08:21 PM

29. Loved it

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Response to Freedomofspeech (Original post)

Tue Mar 19, 2019, 08:10 PM

28. To Sir w Love.

Nice!

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Response to Freedomofspeech (Original post)

Tue Mar 19, 2019, 08:24 PM

30. Wow that is fabulous

Not far away here in NE Ohio

You must be so proud! All I caught tonight was the Final Jeopardy question.

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Response to Freedomofspeech (Original post)

Tue Mar 19, 2019, 09:04 PM

31. My son is 'waiting list' for Jeopardy

He scored high enough on the online to test to be invited to Los Angeles for an audition. The audition entailed another computer based test, interviews and some mock Jeopardy rounds. Once they establish that you are pretty intelligent then they are more interested in determining if you have stage presence and wonít fall apart during an actual game. He felt he did fairly well. Now it is waiting game. All they say is within 18 months you may get the call for an actual show and if not you can redo the whole process. You only get to be on Jeopardy once in your lifetime so he is OK with the idea of not making this go around. He is under 30 and told him he may be better off later after he has absorbed more trivia that us Baby Boomers grew up with.

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Response to osaMABUSh (Reply #31)

Tue Mar 19, 2019, 09:07 PM

32. All the best to your son...

Cannot imagine how proud and excited you must be.

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Response to Freedomofspeech (Original post)

Tue Mar 19, 2019, 09:20 PM

33. I have watched her every night ...

she's great. I'm sure we'll be seeing her in the Champion Tournaments too. I look forward to seeing her many more nights.

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