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May 26, 2015

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

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Tuesday’s analysis is delayed on account of the seizure I suffered on seeing one of the wagers.The Final Wager – May 26, 2015

Choyon looked like his timing was off today, and he should be out of contention.

Choyon

Manjrekar

Lenny

Porges

Dan

Feitel

200 7,600 13,800

HOWEVER… I’m just going to skip to what actually happened.

Choyon Lenny Dan
200 7,600 13,800
7 7,000 13,799
193 600 27,599
min max
7,600 1,401 6,199
10,999

I really have no idea what Dan is doing here. At least he left himself a dollar, unlike Christina McTighe back in February; that puts him in line with Damian Henri (who was the subject of the infamous post-gym video).

You might recall I recently changed the colors for my really really bad wagers. Dan gets the new “Cliff Clavin” mark because he allows a mathematically-eliminated player back into contention. If Lenny makes the proper all-in wager and everyone misses, Choyon wins his fourth match.

What should Dan have wagered? Well… I’ll leave you to derive those calculations from the numbers above, but at the absolute most he could have wagered 13,399.

 

The Final Jeopardy! clue

ANCIENT TIMES
ARISTOTLE SAID THAT AN ANCIENT ATHENIAN LAW MADE UPROOTING ONE OF THESE TREES PUNISHABLE BY DEATH
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4 Comments
  1. Greg permalink

    Did you notice that the answers in the Numbers category all coincided with their dollar value? (200 for passing go, The 400 Blows, etc) If the players ran the categories top to bottom as the Jeopardy! gods intended, they might’ve noticed that!

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