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Alex Trebek offers cancer update: “Anything is possible”

It’s been one year since Alex Trebek shared his diagnosis of stage 4 pancreatic cancer with the world. The beloved Jeopardy! host has kept fans updated on his sometimes harrowing journey along the way, and his latest video update marks an exceptional milestone: In the video below, Trebek explains that only 18 percent…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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How to Stream Jeopardy’s ‘The Greatest of All Time’ Tournament Without Cable

Jeopardy! is holding a tournament this week between three of its greatest players: Ken Jennings, Brad Rutter, and James Holzhaur. The event, called Jeopardy! The Greatest of All Time, officially kicked off Wednesday evening on ABC, but will also air at 8pm ET Thursday and Friday evening.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Jeopardy! Airs A Hilariously Incorrect Bit Of Tetris Trivia

I haven’t watched much Jeopardy! since my personal hero James Holzhauer left the show, but had I tuned in last night, I would probably have found myself wondering if I had taken leave of my senses, following this question about Tetris in the category “Video Game-Pourri.”Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Listen to Alex Trebek, pronunciation fan, say “genre” over and over

Television mainstay and badass cancer survivor Alex Trebek is a legend when it comes to game shows. Jeopardy is, and always will be, the epitome of that genre dof TV, and Trebek will always be the face of it in people’s minds. Obviously, being host since the ’80s makes it second nature, which includes getting […]

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Listen to Alex Trebek, pronunciation fan, say “genre” over and over

Television mainstay and badass cancer survivor Alex Trebek is a legend when it comes to game shows. Jeopardy is, and always will be, the epitome of that genre dof TV, and Trebek will always be the face of it in people’s minds. Obviously, being host since the ’80s makes it second nature, which includes getting […]

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Play Jeopardy in Your Car, You Nerd

Podcasts, audiobooks, and music can make your daily drives less dull, but for those who want something a little more interactive and mentally engaging, you can now play Jeopardy—hosted by Alex Trebek, no less—through your smartphone using the Drivetime app (Android, iOS). Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Cheer Up With the Trebek Affirmation Soundboard

“No one offers encouragement quite like Alex Trebek,” says designer and 30-year Jeopardy! watcher Rex Sorgatz. Inspired by Trebek’s fight with pancreatic cancer, and to fight the myth that Trebek is a “smug snob,” Sorgatz built the Trebek Affirmation Soundboard.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Twitter Bot Hosts Never-Ending Jeopardy Game

Twitter is a place where adults yell at each other for no reason and pretend that the world isn’t ending. It’s also a place for fun games and bots. A Twitter account called Endless Jeopardy is providing computer generated trivia questions every 15 minutes, for a game that will never end. (Well, at least until […]

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Twitter Bot Hosts Never-Ending Jeopardy Game

Twitter is a place where adults yell at each other for no reason and pretend that the world isn’t ending. It’s also a place for fun games and bots. A Twitter account called Endless Jeopardy is providing computer generated trivia questions every 15 minutes, for a game that will never end. (Well, at least until […]

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Twitter Bot Hosts Never-Ending Jeopardy Game

Twitter is a place where adults yell at each other for no reason and pretend that the world isn’t ending. It’s also a place for fun games and bots. A Twitter account called Endless Jeopardy is providing computer generated trivia questions every 15 minutes, for a game that will never end. (Well, at least until […]

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Jeopardy! producers have stripped contestants of their god-given right to bet $69 on Final Jeopardy

It’s a tumultuous time for America’s most nominally reserved game show, as the fervently nerdy Jeopardy! community reckons not only with Alex Trebek’s recent cancer diagnosis, but also with the earth-shattering, record-breaking run of sports bettor juggernaut James Holzhauer. Employing a strategy of aggressive wagers…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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The quest to most efficiently play Jeopardy! continues

Daily Double hunting is a divisive topic in the world of Jeopardy! fandom. Some people understand that selecting clues in a seemingly random fashion in the hopes that you’ll land on that all-important square is an integral part of a winning strategy. Other, more traditional fans wish contestants would simply run the…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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I’m Ken Jennings, Author and ‘Jeopardy’ Champ, and This Is How I Parent 

Ken Jennings became famous the easy way—through an unprecedented 74-game victory streak worth $2.52 million on Jeopardy. Since that 2004 era, the affable quizmaster has gone on to co-host a podcast, become a beloved Twitter hero, write several books (including the newly released Planet Funny: How Comedy Took Over Our…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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