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Does this work for everyone?
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I don't really understand the point versus just creating a new thread and linking to it, but I guess I don't care either way.
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Old 06-12-2019, 02:46 PM
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Does this work for everyone?
Fine by me. Thanks Chronos.

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Fine by me. Thanks Chronos.

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Suits me, thanks. Will the James part eventually drop off?
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I'll probably leave it on, because there will be some folks who start from the first page, which is all about Holzhauer.

And yeah, I would have thought a new thread would make more sense, too, but this is what folks seemed to want.
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Old 06-13-2019, 10:31 AM
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Also, if there is a Tournament of Champions this year (it's usually around November), I expect him to be there and there will be quite a lot of interest in watching his performance. And Jeopardy! may do a special tournament with him and Ken Jennings (and perhaps Brad Rutter?).
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Tournament Teen just gave question where the answer is "vague" as "What is vaag?" Must be a word he has only encountered in print?
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Does anyone happen to know when we'll start seeing shows that were recorded after James Holzhauer's run started being broadcast? In other words, with players who have seen him play on air, not just in the studio, and may try to emulate his tactics? Will we have to wait for the start of the new season?
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Does anyone happen to know when we'll start seeing shows that were recorded after James Holzhauer's run started being broadcast? In other words, with players who have seen him play on air, not just in the studio, and may try to emulate his tactics? Will we have to wait for the start of the new season?
I suspect many will try, but few will succeed. I also doubt the average contestant will have the cojones to risk it.
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Yeah, and I agree with those who have made the point that the strategy is wildly risky unless you have extremely strong trivia knowledge like James does. If you are closer to average (in Jeopardy terms), I don't think it's the optimal way to play.
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