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Jeopardy taping three tournaments in D.C.

Post by Rafferty Barnes » Wed Mar 02, 2016 2:13 pm

Thanks to TheJeopardyFan for the link. Power Players, Teachers Tournament, and Teen Tournament will be filmed in Washington D.C. in April. More info on how to get tickets will be available on Friday.

http://wjla.com/news/local/jeopardy-02-22-2016

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Post by worldwidewebster » Thu Mar 03, 2016 12:44 am

So, I guess "Power Players" is a permanent fixture now...? Is it at least going to replace Celebrity J!, I hope?

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Post by Rafferty Barnes » Thu Mar 03, 2016 7:04 am

worldwidewebster wrote:So, I guess "Power Players" is a permanent fixture now...? Is it at least going to replace Celebrity J!, I hope?
They usually only do Power Players in a presidential election year, so still plenty of space for regular celebrities in other seasons!

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Post by Robert K S » Thu Mar 03, 2016 9:11 am

The big news is that the teens are getting a $25,000 increase in their champ's purse to be commensurate with the college kids and the teachers.

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Post by Rex Kramer » Thu Mar 03, 2016 4:52 pm

Rafferty Barnes wrote:Thanks to TheJeopardyFan for the link. Power Players, Teachers Tournament, and Teen Tournament will be filmed in Washington D.C. in April. More info on how to get tickets will be available on Friday.
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Post by Rafferty Barnes » Fri Mar 04, 2016 10:21 am

For tickets, the Teen Tournament free tickets will go up on Monday, March 7th at 6 a.m. here. http://www.ticketmaster.com/artist/2216407

Teachers the next Monday the 14th, and Power Players on Monday the 21st. http://wjla.com/news/local/jeopardy-02-22-2016

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Post by alietr » Fri Mar 04, 2016 10:31 am

Rafferty Barnes wrote:For tickets, the Teen Tournament free tickets will go up on Monday, March 7th at 6 a.m. here. http://www.ticketmaster.com/artist/2216407

Teachers the next Monday the 14th, and Power Players on Monday the 21st. http://wjla.com/news/local/jeopardy-02-22-2016
Thanks, Megan!

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Post by alietr » Fri Mar 04, 2016 2:20 pm

Tickets for the other shows are also available through Tickemaster:

http://www.ticketmaster.com/artist/2216 ... -Skimlinks

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Post by MarkyMarkm » Fri Mar 04, 2016 5:58 pm

Wish they would do this at a place like 6 and I. While the main stage is smaller, they could add room by taking over some of the front rows. And the acoustics/intimacy would be great. And much, much more convenient for Metro folks.

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Post by Bamaman » Fri Mar 04, 2016 6:33 pm

Robert K S wrote:The big news is that the teens are getting a $25,000 increase in their champ's purse to be commensurate with the college kids and the teachers.

Good. I always thought they should get more than they did, especially since they were banned from the TOC and denied an extra $5,000 (at least) like the other tourney winners get.

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Post by dhkendall » Sat Mar 05, 2016 8:36 pm

Are they actually going to charge money for this? (Did they do that before?)
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Tickets are free, but Ticketmaster has service fees.

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Post by Rafferty Barnes » Mon Mar 07, 2016 9:42 am

Three hours after they opened, all the 4 p.m. tickets for the Teen Tournament tapings have been claimed, though they still have the noon tapings available. So if you're trying to get Teachers or Power Players, make sure you set your alarm for 6 a.m. Monday!

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Post by MrMushnik » Sat Mar 19, 2016 6:40 am

Anyone going to this? I have never been to D.C., and when I found out they were taping there, I impulsed bought some airfare and am staying nights of April 7-10 to see all the cool stuff I feel like I should have seen already. My alarm is set for 5am CST. :roll:
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worldwidewebster wrote:So, I guess "Power Players" is a permanent fixture now...? Is it at least going to replace Celebrity J!, I hope?
Meh. I find the whole idea of "power players" to be obnoxious. The only fun comes from the schadenfreude when a self-important blowhard self-destructs. And that can happen during an ordinary celebrity week as well. At least a celebrity week gives its contestants a suitably frivolous designation.

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Post by opusthepenguin » Sat Mar 19, 2016 9:23 am

MarkyMarkm wrote:Wish they would do this at a place like 6 and I. While the main stage is smaller, they could add room by taking over some of the front rows. And the acoustics/intimacy would be great. And much, much more convenient for Metro folks.
Didn't you hear? They're closing the Metro for maintenance in April. They hope to re-open by the end of 2021.

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Post by Bamaman » Sat Mar 19, 2016 10:17 am

opusthepenguin wrote:
worldwidewebster wrote:So, I guess "Power Players" is a permanent fixture now...? Is it at least going to replace Celebrity J!, I hope?
Meh. I find the whole idea of "power players" to be obnoxious. The only fun comes from the schadenfreude when a self-important blowhard self-destructs. And that can happen during an ordinary celebrity week as well. At least a celebrity week gives its contestants a suitably frivolous designation.
Power Players Week is just talking heads from political shows. I don't care any more about them than I do the usual celebrity idiots. Depending on your political leanings, you might get excited about seeing someone on one side or the other go down in flames. Personally, I love seeing all of them do terribly.

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Post by opusthepenguin » Sat Mar 19, 2016 10:58 am

Bamaman wrote:
opusthepenguin wrote:
worldwidewebster wrote:So, I guess "Power Players" is a permanent fixture now...? Is it at least going to replace Celebrity J!, I hope?
Meh. I find the whole idea of "power players" to be obnoxious. The only fun comes from the schadenfreude when a self-important blowhard self-destructs. And that can happen during an ordinary celebrity week as well. At least a celebrity week gives its contestants a suitably frivolous designation.
Power Players Week is just talking heads from political shows.
Well, and Dr. Oz and Lewis Black and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar in 2012. Kareem does write some good political commentary so he sort of qualifies. But he wasn't introduced as an activist and cultural critic. I don't really care, I'm just sayin'. Any excuse to give Kareem another J! appearance is fine by me. Dr. Oz, on the other hand....
Bamaman wrote:I don't care any more about them than I do the usual celebrity idiots. Depending on your political leanings, you might get excited about seeing someone on one side or the other go down in flames. Personally, I love seeing all of them do terribly.
I like that. But then I hate that I like it. The whole thing leaves me a little queasy and I wish it would just go away.

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Post by Bamaman » Sat Mar 19, 2016 11:09 am

opusthepenuin wrote:
Bamaman wrote:
opusthepenguin wrote:
worldwidewebster wrote:So, I guess "Power Players" is a permanent fixture now...? Is it at least going to replace Celebrity J!, I hope?
Meh. I find the whole idea of "power players" to be obnoxious. The only fun comes from the schadenfreude when a self-important blowhard self-destructs. And that can happen during an ordinary celebrity week as well. At least a celebrity week gives its contestants a suitably frivolous designation.
Power Players Week is just talking heads from political shows.
Well, and Dr. Oz and Lewis Black and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar in 2012. Kareem does write some good political commentary so he sort of qualifies. But he wasn't introduced as an activist and cultural critic. I don't really care, I'm just sayin'. Any excuse to give Kareem another J! appearance is fine by me. Dr. Oz, on the other hand....
Black's humor seems to be mostly political, so I guess that is how he gets in. Not sure what Oz did to make it other than be part of the Oprah empire. Kareem made it from being a basketball player rather than what he did off the court, but whatever.
Bamaman wrote:I don't care any more about them than I do the usual celebrity idiots. Depending on your political leanings, you might get excited about seeing someone on one side or the other go down in flames. Personally, I love seeing all of them do terribly.
opusthepenuin wrote:I like that. But then I hate that I like it. The whole thing leaves me a little queasy and I wish it would just go away.
I like that you hate that you like it. I hate you feel queasy, though. Maybe you should go lie down until you feel better.

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