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'''Jeopardy!''' is an American game show somewhat similar to [[quizbowl]] in that questions are asked and answers are given (although the show claims to be [[Weiner's Laws|cute]] by reversing this).
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'''''Jeopardy!''''' is an American game show somewhat similar to [[quizbowl]] in that questions are asked and answers are given (although the show claims to be [[Weiner's Laws|cute]] by reversing this).
  
 
==Quizbowlers on Jeopardy!==
 
==Quizbowlers on Jeopardy!==
 
Several former and current quizbowlers have appeared on Jeopardy.  Here is a non-exhaustive list:
 
Several former and current quizbowlers have appeared on Jeopardy.  Here is a non-exhaustive list:
  
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*[[Tori Amos]] - Played in the 2013 Teen Tournament
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*[[Shawn Askew]] - One day co-champion in 1997.
 
*[[Craig Barker]] - Won 1997 College Tournament.
 
*[[Craig Barker]] - Won 1997 College Tournament.
 
*[[Chip Beall]] - Was on the show in the '80s.  
 
*[[Chip Beall]] - Was on the show in the '80s.  
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*[[Michael Bilow]] - won three games in 2015. Got on the record books for the 4th-highest single-day score ever ($57,198) during his third game.
 
*[[Chris Borglum]] - Played during season 13. Lost in only game.
 
*[[Chris Borglum]] - Played during season 13. Lost in only game.
 
*[[Michael Braun]] - Won Teen Tournament and then mysteriously dropped out of quizbowl.
 
*[[Michael Braun]] - Won Teen Tournament and then mysteriously dropped out of quizbowl.
*[[Papa Chakravarthy]] - Won 2006 Teen Tournament.
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*[[Colby Burnett]] - Won the first ever Teachers Tournament in 2012. Won the 2013 Tournament of Champions. Semifinalist in the Decades Tournament of Champions.
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*[[Papa Chakravarthy]] - Won 2006 Teen Tournament
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*[[Raynell Cooper]] - Won the 2011 Teen Tournament
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*[[Roger Craig]] - Won 7 shows in Fall 2010 and the 2011 Tournament of Champions, set the single day record of $77,000
 
*[[Kunle Demuren]] -
 
*[[Kunle Demuren]] -
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*[[Raj Dhuwalia]] - Won one game in 2002.
 
*[[Mehrun Etebari]] - Five day champion.  Lost in the first round of the 2007 Tournament of Champions.
 
*[[Mehrun Etebari]] - Five day champion.  Lost in the first round of the 2007 Tournament of Champions.
 
*[[Meryl Federman]] - Won 2007 Summer Teen Tournament.
 
*[[Meryl Federman]] - Won 2007 Summer Teen Tournament.
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*[[Cliff Galiher]] - Won 2007 College Tournament.
 
*[[Cliff Galiher]] - Won 2007 College Tournament.
 
*[[Kriti Gandhi]] - 2007 Summer Teen Tournament finalist.
 
*[[Kriti Gandhi]] - 2007 Summer Teen Tournament finalist.
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*[[Sara Garnett]] - Won three shows in 2013.
 
*[[Victoria Groce]] - Defeated 19-day champion [[David Madden]].
 
*[[Victoria Groce]] - Defeated 19-day champion [[David Madden]].
 
*[[Eric Hillemann]] - Won $20,700.
 
*[[Eric Hillemann]] - Won $20,700.
 
*[[Jeff Hoppes]] - Lost to Ken Jennings.
 
*[[Jeff Hoppes]] - Lost to Ken Jennings.
 
*[[Rachel Horn]] - 2008 Teen Tournament winner
 
*[[Rachel Horn]] - 2008 Teen Tournament winner
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*[[Matt Jackson]] - Thirteen-day champion in 2015.
 
*[[Ken Jennings]] - He like won a few games or something.
 
*[[Ken Jennings]] - He like won a few games or something.
 
*[[Vinita Kailasanath]] - Won 2001 College Tournament, 2004 Tournament of Champions Semifinalist, Semifinalist in Ultimate Tournament of Champions.
 
*[[Vinita Kailasanath]] - Won 2001 College Tournament, 2004 Tournament of Champions Semifinalist, Semifinalist in Ultimate Tournament of Champions.
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*[[Josh Levy]] - Second Runner Up in 1999 College Tournament
 
*[[Josh Levy]] - Second Runner Up in 1999 College Tournament
 
*[[Jimmy Li]]
 
*[[Jimmy Li]]
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*[[1998 State College|Aaron Lichtig]] - One-day Champion
 
*[[David Madden]] - 19 day champion in 2005; Tournament of Champions Semifinalist in 2006. Defeated Watson twice in beta-testing at IBM headquarters.
 
*[[David Madden]] - 19 day champion in 2005; Tournament of Champions Semifinalist in 2006. Defeated Watson twice in beta-testing at IBM headquarters.
 
*[[Daniel M. Maggin]] - Lost to Larissa Kelly.
 
*[[Daniel M. Maggin]] - Lost to Larissa Kelly.
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*[[Aidan Mehigan]] - finished 3rd in 2009 teen tournament
 
*[[Ryan McClarren]] - Lost to Ken Jennings.
 
*[[Ryan McClarren]] - Lost to Ken Jennings.
 
*[[Susan Mitchell]] - Four day champion. Played in the 2007 Tournament of Champions, made it to the semifinals.
 
*[[Susan Mitchell]] - Four day champion. Played in the 2007 Tournament of Champions, made it to the semifinals.
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*[[Guy Tabachnick]] - Won $25,000 on Kids' Week.
 
*[[Guy Tabachnick]] - Won $25,000 on Kids' Week.
 
*[[Naren Tallapragada]] - Played on a Teen Tournament, but screwed up in Final J! of one of the semi or perhaps quarterfinals.
 
*[[Naren Tallapragada]] - Played on a Teen Tournament, but screwed up in Final J! of one of the semi or perhaps quarterfinals.
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*[[Jason Thweatt]] - Played one game in 2008; lost after blowing 12,999 of $17,000 on Final Jeopardy!
 
*[[Eliza Urban]] - Played in 2007 Teen Tournament.
 
*[[Eliza Urban]] - Played in 2007 Teen Tournament.
 
*[[Vik Vaz]] - Three day champion, Runner-Up in 2006 Tournament of Champions.
 
*[[Vik Vaz]] - Three day champion, Runner-Up in 2006 Tournament of Champions.
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*[[Brian Weikle]] - Set numerous records, many of which were broken by Ken Jennings.
 
*[[Brian Weikle]] - Set numerous records, many of which were broken by Ken Jennings.
 
*[[Leo Wolpert]] - Lost to Ken Jennings.  Still extraordinarily bitter about the whole thing.
 
*[[Leo Wolpert]] - Lost to Ken Jennings.  Still extraordinarily bitter about the whole thing.
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*[[Jeff Xie]] - Won the 2014 Teen Tournament.
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*[[Jan Zasowski]] - Two day champion in 2011.
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*[[Zach Atwell]] - Competed in the first round of the 2017 College Championship for [[Kentucky]].
  
 
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[[Category:Quizbowl TV shows]]
 
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Latest revision as of 01:45, 21 July 2019

Jeopardy! is an American game show somewhat similar to quizbowl in that questions are asked and answers are given (although the show claims to be cute by reversing this).

Quizbowlers on Jeopardy!

Several former and current quizbowlers have appeared on Jeopardy. Here is a non-exhaustive list: