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Gialmere
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February 23rd, 2021 at 6:51:06 AM permalink
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Any thoughts on Ken Jennings' run as Jeopardy! guest host? How would you handicap his chances of becoming Trebek's permanent replacement?
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Gialmere
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February 27th, 2021 at 11:27:29 AM permalink
Episode #52
Stream Date: 02-25-2021
Length: 01:03:09
Topic: Ask Me Anything

Subjects
Chag Purim Sameach!
Super Bowl wagering postmortem
Zion National Park
Sports Betting: Touts
Hot and cold streaks
Purim trivia (throughout show)
Sarah the Slotlady
Video Poker: 4 to a royal
Jeopardy! guest hosts
Edge sorting prevention
Sabotage in the land of Oz
The legal gambling age
The state of Asian gambling
Loose video poker = loose slots
Video Keno returns
Clue characters
LA to Vegas bullet train
Slots: High limit returns
Video Poker: Bad luck
Mustaches, mullets & Tiny Tim
Maximum aggregate payouts

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charliepatrick
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February 27th, 2021 at 1:46:20 PM permalink
Quote: Gialmere

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Any thoughts on Ken Jennings' run as Jeopardy! guest host? How would you handicap his chances of becoming Trebek's permanent replacement?

I've only just seen the second episode so guess he would not yet be settled in, he did a good job. I think it's difficult to take over hosting a well known show when the previous host made such an impact. Some shows in the UK have resorted to guest hosts but the quiz based ones have tended to announce a replacement.
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odiousgambit
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February 27th, 2021 at 6:02:30 PM permalink
I am ready to believe that the people who brought us the current version of Jeopardy vowed to never mention Art Fleming's name after Fleming declined to be a part of it. It is clear that he has nearly been forgotten, whatever the reason. I find it remarkable that he also died of pancreatic cancer, yet his name is never mentioned, not even in this connection.
the next time Dame Fortune toys with your heart, your soul and your wallet, raise your glass and praise her thus: “Thanks for nothing, you cold-hearted, evil, damnable, nefarious, low-life, malicious monster from Hell!” She is, after all, stone deaf. ... Arnold Snyder
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February 27th, 2021 at 7:40:28 PM permalink
Jeopardy was dead for years until Alex Trebek resurrected it.

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