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Leonard drops the mic on Jeopardy!

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by JackReacher, Feb 13, 2013.

  1. JackReacher

    JackReacher Well-Known Member


    That was incredible.
  2. Versatile

    Versatile Active Member

    It's not about a salary; it's all about reality.
  3. Bruce Leroy

    Bruce Leroy Active Member

    Holy shit, that was fantastic. I hear Leonard is related to Billy Ocean too.
  4. dreunc1542

    dreunc1542 Active Member

  5. KYSportsWriter

    KYSportsWriter Well-Known Member

    Freaking fantastic.
  6. Rhody31

    Rhody31 Well-Known Member

    That took balls because he did not have that thing won until the first kid got the answer wrong. The kid in the middle couldn't have caught his two-day total, but if that little indian kid gets the answer right, Leonard loses.
  7. LongTimeListener

    LongTimeListener Well-Known Member

    Incorrect. The Indian kid had $14,400. Leonard had $37,000. He actually could have lost $8,000 on the bet and still won.

    C'mon man. Leonard don't play.
  8. PopeDirkBenedict

    PopeDirkBenedict Active Member


    After Day One: Indian Kid 19000 Pointdexter 17600 Leonard 3000

    Day 2, going into Final Jeopardy: Indian Kid 14400 Pointdexter 9000 Leonard 37000

    The Indian kid actually bet 7000 in Final Jeopardy. Had he got it right, his two day total would have been 40,400. (19,000 from day 1; 21,400 from day 2). Leonard could have lost by $400.
  9. buckweaver

    buckweaver Active Member

    Go back and watch the video. They "wiped out" the first day totals before they started the second show.

    In the final minute, Leonard had $18.2K in second-day winnings and then he won an $18K Daily Double to give him $36.2K. He answered an $800 question (unseen on the video clip) to give him $37K entering Final Jeopardy.

    Adding that to his $3,000 first-day winnings gave him $40K total.
  10. LongTimeListener

    LongTimeListener Well-Known Member

    Wow, shit. Yeah, my bad. Apologies to the Pontiff.

    That takes some fucking balls. Holy cow.
  11. I have a feeling it wasn't about having balls and more about his not doing the calculations correctly. It's pretty funny but he got lucky.
  12. albert77

    albert77 Well-Known Member

    I was rooting for him all along. I mean, you've gotta love a kid who shows up for the Jeopardy! Teen Tournament with an afro. I'd have been OK with the Indian kid winning, but the dork in the middle came off like a stuffed shirt.

    BTW, I recall a similar finish in one of the college tournaments, when a guy from Rutgers, who looked and acted like just another dude from the Deke house, had the title sewed up by Final Jeopardy, and his answer was, "Who is someone I've never met?"
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