An outchange for the worse in the 2014/2015 ToC? (SPOILER for 4/25 show)

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An outchange for the worse in the 2014/2015 ToC? (SPOILER for 4/25 show)

Post by MTGcollegestudent » Sat Apr 26, 2014 10:22 pm

Well, as it seems to be as of 2014, the ToC is currently ratio-on to 10 men, and 5 women with no 4-time winners. Idk if this has happened in any Jeopardy! Tournament of Champions. Has it? :?:

In the Decades, 3 women and 12 men are advancing. I'm thinking how each of the plans are going in the decades battle, but not as of what might be a really worse outcome for the ToC, especially with two problems the other past champions might face. Julia and Sandra have eliminated Mike Lewis and Mark Japinga out and made it an all "No 4-time Champions" relay.

If Arthur's run changed the outcome of the balance in the games, I'm questioning whether the men will have chance to go ahead and make a comeback after 4 weeks of long grueling pain for the women dominating the games. It's almost as similar to Hell's Kitchen Season 12, when the men had lost 5 straight dinner services. (I know this is off-topic, I know.)

I ask of you, is the upcoming ToC gonna change a rift for the worse with the players that are in? :|
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Re: An outchange for the worse in the 2014/2015 ToC?

Post by seaborgium » Sat Apr 26, 2014 10:33 pm

I have no idea what you're saying.

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Post by MTGcollegestudent » Sat Apr 26, 2014 10:36 pm

seaborgium wrote:I have no idea what you're saying.
Well, basically, is the rift trend of the women gonna continue and have the men declining faster in the games as of Season 30? Because at this point, the women will be winning the war. I mean, 4 weeks straight, the women won their games. The men are on the verge of a downhill race.
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Re: An outchange for the worse in the 2014/2015 ToC?

Post by harrumph » Sat Apr 26, 2014 10:41 pm

If they simply eliminated the rule that requires the men to wear tin foil hats, the problem would go away.

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Re: An outchange for the worse in the 2014/2015 ToC?

Post by lieph82 » Sat Apr 26, 2014 10:41 pm

I'm sure this is well-intentioned but it's offensive, sexist, and has no place here.

(Oh no, a full ONE FREAKING THIRD of current TOC contestants are women, the women are taking over! God knows they are taking over the US Senate too, they're up to 20% now!)
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Post by davey » Sat Apr 26, 2014 10:44 pm

MTGcollegestudent wrote:
seaborgium wrote:I have no idea what you're saying.
Well, basically, is the rift trend of the women gonna continue and have the men declining faster in the games as of Season 30? Because at this point, the women will be winning the war. I mean, 4 weeks straight, the women won their games. The men are on the verge of a downhill race.
That doesn't help. What is "rift trend"? From googling, it seems to be a geological term.
And what is "outchange"? That doesn't even come up in Google.

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Post by MTGcollegestudent » Sat Apr 26, 2014 10:45 pm

lieph82 wrote:I'm sure this is well-intentioned but it's offensive, sexist, and has no place here.

(Oh no, a full ONE FREAKING THIRD of current TOC contestants are women, the women are taking over!)
I'm not trying to throw someone under the bus, I'm just trying to make a proven statement.
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Re: An outchange for the worse in the 2014/2015 ToC?

Post by lieph82 » Sat Apr 26, 2014 10:46 pm

MTGcollegestudent wrote:
lieph82 wrote:I'm sure this is well-intentioned but it's offensive, sexist, and has no place here.

(Oh no, a full ONE FREAKING THIRD of current TOC contestants are women, the women are taking over!)
I'm not trying to throw someone under the bus, I'm just trying to make a proven statement.
Women winning the war? Men a downhill race? Come on, them fighting words.

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Re: An outchange for the worse in the 2014/2015 ToC?

Post by MTGcollegestudent » Sat Apr 26, 2014 10:47 pm

davey wrote:
MTGcollegestudent wrote:
seaborgium wrote:I have no idea what you're saying.
Well, basically, is the rift trend of the women gonna continue and have the men declining faster in the games as of Season 30? Because at this point, the women will be winning the war. I mean, 4 weeks straight, the women won their games. The men are on the verge of a downhill race.
That doesn't help. What is "rift trend"? From googling, it seems to be a geological term.
And what is "outchange"? That doesn't even come up in Google.
What it pertains to is the balance of the women dominating towards the men. And it's more than halfway into the season that it's happened. Likewise, the outchange pertains much around after Arthur's dethroning and the domination of increase of the women winning their games.
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Re: An outchange for the worse in the 2014/2015 ToC?

Post by Rex Kramer » Sat Apr 26, 2014 10:47 pm

MTGcollegestudent wrote:
lieph82 wrote:I'm sure this is well-intentioned but it's offensive, sexist, and has no place here.

(Oh no, a full ONE FREAKING THIRD of current TOC contestants are women, the women are taking over!)
I'm not trying to throw someone under the bus, I'm just trying to make a proven statement.
You called it "a rift for the worse". How is that "a proven statement"? Just pretend you're a woman, or someone who would talk to you is a woman, and ask yourself if that is an offensive implication.

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Re: An outchange for the worse in the 2014/2015 ToC?

Post by lisa0012 » Sat Apr 26, 2014 10:52 pm

One instance does not a trend make. This is a pointless discussion.

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Re: An outchange for the worse in the 2014/2015 ToC?

Post by Rex Kramer » Sat Apr 26, 2014 10:54 pm

lisa0012 wrote:One instance does not a trend make. This is a pointless discussion.
By the way, lisa0012, every time you post now, I want to ask, "Do you want to build a snowman?" :)

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Re: An outchange for the worse in the 2014/2015 ToC?

Post by UniquePerspective » Sat Apr 26, 2014 10:55 pm

MTGcollegestudent wrote:
Well, basically, is the rift trend of the women gonna continue and have the men declining faster in the games as of Season 30? Because at this point, the women will be winning the war. I mean, 4 weeks straight, the women won their games. The men are on the verge of a downhill race.

...war? Downhill race?

It's just Jeopardy. This isn't warfare or a major battle of the sexes. I mean, the only thing that would irk me is if say Jeopardy had a period of all male or all female contestants in general. But in this instance, it just seems to be that the women have been stronger than the men in this 2-3 week period. And the way I see, the TOC has always been who are the 15 most winningest contestants of the time frame that can show up, minus tournament champions. I don't care if that's evenly split, or 14 men or 14 women, as long as that standard is still there. I guess...I'm not sure I understand why this question needed to be asked.

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Re: An outchange for the worse in the 2014/2015 ToC?

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by MTGcollegestudent » Fri Feb 21, 2014 11:47 am

Well, everyone...I'm new to this. I'm Matt Onaga, 20, Waipahu, HI. I'm a 3rd year college student at Leeward Community College. I'm majoring at the moment business/accounting. Well, leaning towards accounting. I have had rough experiences with no part-time jobs due to school hours. I'm hoping at least to make some friends here. I never had the chance to even consider appearing on the show. Maybe if sometime in the future, I might...not sure.

Aside from that, I do drawing and bowling as part of my hobbies.

I have only gotten to so far up to season 30 in terms of Jeopardy! shows. I never had watched the past shows, but am interested to know different things, even with the college experience that I have accumulated. So yeah...I'm willing to come here at times to respond and look at the reviews.

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Rebecca Rider
Rani Peffer
Sarah McNitt
Terry O'Shea
Sandie Baker
Julia Collins

That is 6 to make it 9-6 men. Accounting? Well, why not? Off by one won't matter.

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Re: An outchange for the worse in the 2014/2015 ToC?

Post by MTGcollegestudent » Sat Apr 26, 2014 11:01 pm

MarkBarrett wrote:Re: Introduce Yourself Here
by MTGcollegestudent » Fri Feb 21, 2014 11:47 am

Well, everyone...I'm new to this. I'm Matt Onaga, 20, Waipahu, HI. I'm a 3rd year college student at Leeward Community College. I'm majoring at the moment business/accounting. Well, leaning towards accounting. I have had rough experiences with no part-time jobs due to school hours. I'm hoping at least to make some friends here. I never had the chance to even consider appearing on the show. Maybe if sometime in the future, I might...not sure.

Aside from that, I do drawing and bowling as part of my hobbies.

I have only gotten to so far up to season 30 in terms of Jeopardy! shows. I never had watched the past shows, but am interested to know different things, even with the college experience that I have accumulated. So yeah...I'm willing to come here at times to respond and look at the reviews.

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Rebecca Rider
Rani Peffer
Sarah McNitt
Terry O'Shea
Sandie Baker
Julia Collins

That is 6 to make it 9-6 men. Accounting? Well, why not? Off by one won't matter.
Well, great...how did I miss that one? I guess I look at the ToC ratings too fast. Guess hindsight is not 20/20, for me.
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Re: An outchange for the worse in the 2014/2015 ToC?

Post by MDaunt » Sat Apr 26, 2014 11:29 pm

MarkBarrett wrote: Accounting? Well, why not? Off by one won't matter.
I dream of being off by one.

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Re: An outchange for the worse in the 2014/2015 ToC?

Post by dhkendall » Sat Apr 26, 2014 11:31 pm

MTGcollegestudent wrote:
seaborgium wrote:I have no idea what you're saying.
Well, basically, is the rift trend of the women gonna continue and have the men declining faster in the games as of Season 30? Because at this point, the women will be winning the war. I mean, 4 weeks straight, the women won their games. The men are on the verge of a downhill race.
All I've noticed is that so far 100% of the ToC qualifiers have been people. Once that number changes, I suppose I'll sit up and take notice, but so far I care far less what a particular contestant has between their legs and care far more as to what they have between their ears.
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Re: An outchange for the worse in the 2014/2015 ToC?

Post by ElendilPickle » Sat Apr 26, 2014 11:34 pm

dhkendall wrote:
MTGcollegestudent wrote:
seaborgium wrote:I have no idea what you're saying.
Well, basically, is the rift trend of the women gonna continue and have the men declining faster in the games as of Season 30? Because at this point, the women will be winning the war. I mean, 4 weeks straight, the women won their games. The men are on the verge of a downhill race.
All I've noticed is that so far 100% of the ToC qualifiers have been people. Once that number changes, I suppose I'll sit up and take notice, but so far I care far less what a particular contestant has between their legs and care far more as to what they have between their ears.
Hear, hear!

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Post by econgator » Sun Apr 27, 2014 1:08 am

ElendilPickle wrote:
dhkendall wrote:
MTGcollegestudent wrote:
seaborgium wrote:I have no idea what you're saying.
Well, basically, is the rift trend of the women gonna continue and have the men declining faster in the games as of Season 30? Because at this point, the women will be winning the war. I mean, 4 weeks straight, the women won their games. The men are on the verge of a downhill race.
All I've noticed is that so far 100% of the ToC qualifiers have been people. Once that number changes, I suppose I'll sit up and take notice, but so far I care far less what a particular contestant has between their legs and care far more as to what they have between their ears.
Hear, hear!
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And I still have no clue what rift trend and outchange are ...

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Post by bpmod » Sun Apr 27, 2014 6:59 am

seaborgium wrote:I have no idea what you're saying.
I don't feel so bad now.
dhkendall wrote:All I've noticed is that so far 100% of the ToC qualifiers have been people. Once that number changes, I suppose I'll sit up and take notice, but so far I care far less what a particular contestant has between their legs and care far more as to what they have between their ears.
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