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Wahoo2K8

Joined: 06/17/2013 Posts: 59
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Exactly.


What people don’t always realize about Jeopardy is that answering the questions correctly is only a small part of the game. Most contestants can answer most questions correctly (even when you just look at Daily Doubles and Final Jeopardy, which don’t show the clue before a contestant chooses to buzz in).

This is why Daily Doubles are so freaking valuable. It’s like asking how much you’re willing to bet on a coin toss that you know lands on heads 70% of the time. The correct answer is almost always as much as you can. Just as importantly, you’re also taking the Daily Doubles off of the board for all the other contestants. And finally, Daily Doubles are not randomly distributed across the board. So there is a “correct” strategy in searching for them.


[Post edited by Wahoo2K8 at 10/13/2021 08:27AM]

(In response to this post by 1995hoo)

Posted: 10/13/2021 at 08:23AM



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