a man wearing a suit and tie: Jeopardy First-Ever Tie Breaker

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Jeopardy First-Ever Tie Breaker

One “Jeopardy” contestant is getting a second probability after a spherical of “Last Jeopardy” went awry.

Vincent Valenzuela has been invited again to the sport present and can seem in one other episode that may air on July 23, the Chicago Tribune studies. A rep for the present advised the Tribune that the textual content of the clue given to Valenzuela and the opposite contestants was completely different from the best way that host Alex Trebek learn the clue.


This is the clue in query: “This slang time period for an environmentalist is actually true of teams that used passive resistance vs. deforestation, as in India in 1973.”

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“That utterly adjustments it whenever you re-read it. It feels like they’re searching for an individual’s title and so I simply grabbed an individual who was huge within the atmosphere and who would have been a up to date within the ’70s, and so I got here up with Carl Sagan,” he advised the Tribune. “It was very devastating, however they realized {that a} mistake had been made.”

“I feel I am a bit of extra relaxed about my preparations, and now I do know what to anticipate. I used to be extraordinarily tense going into this as a result of it is actually been a lifelong dream. I have been watching ‘Jeopardy’ since I used to be 10, and it is my favorite quiz present ever,” he mentioned. “”I’m positively going to attempt not to curse this time and attempt to be extra polished, however I am unable to promise something.”

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