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1995hoo

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Especially in Double Jeopardy, it's a silly way to play....


...You get a contestant who's trailing by a substantial margin but isn't mathematically eliminated (yet). The contestant needs to get some money and a Daily Double. But instead of playing to win, those people obediently start with the low-value $400 clues and work straight down, which is a good way to ensure you can't catch up.

(In response to this post by HooInDE)

Posted: 10/13/2021 at 07:57AM



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