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Sports Jeopardy

Post by heelsrule1988 » Tue Apr 29, 2014 11:09 pm

http://abcnews.go.com/Entertainment/wir ... y-23521741

I'm dreaming. I must be dreaming. I mean, this has only existed in my dreams...!

:D :D :D

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Re: Sports Jeopardy

Post by CrunchyTaco » Tue Apr 29, 2014 11:14 pm

I hope it's not multiple choice.

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Re: Sports Jeopardy

Post by dhkendall » Tue Apr 29, 2014 11:33 pm

I wish there was an official app like that to play along with regular Jeopardy!

And, CrunchyTaco, I share your concerns, but that's really the only way (or at least the superior way) to do a play along that's computer-judged
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Re: Sports Jeopardy

Post by its206 » Wed Apr 30, 2014 10:40 am

The app idea is great. I really hope they bring that to the regular game soon.

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Re: Sports Jeopardy

Post by Vermonter » Wed Apr 30, 2014 1:22 pm

Proving ground for a potential Alex successor?
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Re: Sports Jeopardy

Post by Vermonter » Wed Apr 30, 2014 1:26 pm

also, I hope the "Think!" music is just the song from the 10-second commercial: "SPORTS! JEOP-AR-DY! SPORTS! JEOP-AR-DY!"

(can't find a video, sadly)
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Re: Sports Jeopardy

Post by amorris525 » Wed Apr 30, 2014 1:27 pm

The official sports jeopardy app is cool. I have it for Android. It's pretty fun, but I've only played it a couple times. I should have known something like this was coming with the release of that app. I'm really excited about this, can't wait until they release casting details.

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Re: Sports Jeopardy

Post by amorris525 » Wed Apr 30, 2014 1:33 pm

dhkendall wrote:I wish there was an official app like that to play along with regular Jeopardy!

And, CrunchyTaco, I share your concerns, but that's really the only way (or at least the superior way) to do a play along that's computer-judged
The sports jeopardy app does allow a write-in mode. It works pretty well, although it's tough on the phone to answer in the time limit, especially if you get autocorrected to something different than what you intend.

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Sports Jeopardy: the TV show

Post by georgetrev » Wed Apr 30, 2014 3:27 pm

With Sports Jeopardy now in the form of a mobile game, it's becoming a internet TV show on Crackle. Dan Patrick will host.

http://www.avclub.com/article/jeopardy- ... :1:Default

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Re: Sports Jeopardy: the TV show

Post by Golf » Wed Apr 30, 2014 4:51 pm

Your pony is slow. viewtopic.php?f=1&t=1993 Thread on the first page just below yours.

Thought teenagers were supposed to be better on message boards than this. :D

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Re: Sports Jeopardy

Post by TheyCallMeMrKid » Wed Apr 30, 2014 5:28 pm

Yee-hah!
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Re: Sports Jeopardy

Post by Rackme32 » Thu May 01, 2014 12:58 am

Two thoughts:

1) I read the reviews of the iPad app and found that nearly all the reviews said the app crashes constantly. Not gonna download something that unstable.

2) Dan Patrick as host... I couldn't stand the guy on sports-talk radio (his opinions suck and his sense of humor is weaksauce), but he was great back in the day when he did SportsCenter with Keith Olbermann. And he has terrific diction and a great voice, almost certainly the smoothest and best in the sports world. He will have little trouble with the hosting duties as fas as handling the pace of the game and the many many many words that a Jeopardy! host says during a telecast.

However this sports Jeopardy! show works out, he could be absolutely terrific as the new host of the standard Jeopardy! whenever Alex finally decides to step down (not that he's slowing down or anything, he's still great but he's not a spring chicken).

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Re: Sports Jeopardy

Post by heelsrule1988 » Sat May 03, 2014 10:50 pm

More details May 15... OMGGGGGGGGGGGGG

I just can't explain how amazing this is. It was always a joke for me to tell people, "sadly, I'll never make it on Jeopardy... but if they ever had an all-sports version, I'd own it." And now, it's a reality... I CAN'T EVEN HANDLE THIS, YOU GUYS!!!

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Re: Sports Jeopardy

Post by Golf » Sat May 03, 2014 11:17 pm

heelsrule1988 wrote:but if they ever had an all-sports version, I'd own it.
So did you ever stump Howie Schwab? Have you competed in sports trivia competitions with and against guys that have? Think you can hang with them?

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Re: Sports Jeopardy

Post by amorris525 » Sun May 04, 2014 1:47 pm

Where did you see that more details will be released May 15?

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Re: Sports Jeopardy

Post by itsmrben » Mon May 05, 2014 3:59 pm

amorris525 wrote:Where did you see that more details will be released May 15?
There's a page on Jeopardy.com where you can sign up for a mailing list for details about the auditions.

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Re: Sports Jeopardy

Post by BigDaddyJ » Mon May 05, 2014 4:22 pm

Does this mean we can finally dispense with the sports categories on regular Jeopardy!? ;)

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Re: Sports Jeopardy

Post by zakharov » Mon May 05, 2014 4:29 pm

Without sports categories, we would have never had the majesty of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar guessing himself as a response, so no.
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Re: Sports Jeopardy

Post by heelsrule1988 » Mon May 05, 2014 6:41 pm

Golf wrote:
heelsrule1988 wrote:but if they ever had an all-sports version, I'd own it.
So did you ever stump Howie Schwab? Have you competed in sports trivia competitions with and against guys that have? Think you can hang with them?
I never said I'd beat everybody...? I'm just saying, this is my best chance to do well at anything trivia-related. I'm beyond excited.
BigDaddyJ wrote:Does this mean we can finally dispense with the sports categories on regular Jeopardy!? ;)
It's not like they come up often anyway. :(

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Re: Sports Jeopardy

Post by BigDaddyJ » Mon May 05, 2014 10:02 pm

heelsrule1988 wrote:
BigDaddyJ wrote:Does this mean we can finally dispense with the sports categories on regular Jeopardy!? ;)
It's not like they come up often anyway. :(
Often enough for me. Sports are my Achilles' heel. (that's pronounced AY-chi-luss for you WoF fans!)

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