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Re: Jeopardy 2019 North American Audition Tour

Post by triviawayne » Tue Oct 29, 2019 2:32 pm

clt013 wrote:
Tue Oct 29, 2019 1:58 pm
Just got an invitation for Saturday, November 23 in Milwaukee.
Congratulations!

looks like that only leaves Seattle
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Re: Jeopardy 2019 North American Audition Tour

Post by Woof » Tue Oct 29, 2019 3:52 pm

clt013 wrote:
Tue Oct 29, 2019 1:58 pm
Just got an invitation for Saturday, November 23 in Milwaukee.

Best of luck to you!

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Re: Jeopardy 2019 North American Audition Tour

Post by Peachbox » Tue Oct 29, 2019 5:46 pm

Congrats !

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Re: Jeopardy 2019 North American Audition Tour

Post by 1stlvlthinker » Tue Oct 29, 2019 8:53 pm

Invitation for Nov 22 in Milwaukee. I'm not sure if I'll be able to audition since I was just on Millionaire in May.
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Re: Jeopardy 2019 North American Audition Tour

Post by morbeedo » Tue Oct 29, 2019 9:44 pm

1stlvlthinker wrote:
Tue Oct 29, 2019 8:53 pm
Invitation for Nov 22 in Milwaukee. I'm not sure if I'll be able to audition since I was just on Millionaire in May.
*just* = 5 months ago

congrats!

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Re: Jeopardy 2019 North American Audition Tour

Post by CasketRomance » Tue Oct 29, 2019 9:47 pm

1stlvlthinker wrote:
Tue Oct 29, 2019 8:53 pm
Invitation for Nov 22 in Milwaukee. I'm not sure if I'll be able to audition since I was just on Millionaire in May.
is there some sort of rule regarding time between game show appearances?

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Re: Jeopardy 2019 North American Audition Tour

Post by triviawayne » Tue Oct 29, 2019 10:54 pm

1stlvlthinker wrote:
Tue Oct 29, 2019 8:53 pm
Invitation for Nov 22 in Milwaukee. I'm not sure if I'll be able to audition since I was just on Millionaire in May.
18 month pool, they can wait six months to call. Just be sure to tell them
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Re: Jeopardy 2019 North American Audition Tour

Post by 1stlvlthinker » Tue Oct 29, 2019 11:51 pm

triviawayne wrote:
Tue Oct 29, 2019 10:54 pm
1stlvlthinker wrote:
Tue Oct 29, 2019 8:53 pm
Invitation for Nov 22 in Milwaukee. I'm not sure if I'll be able to audition since I was just on Millionaire in May.
18 month pool, they can wait six months to call. Just be sure to tell them
Yeah, already did when I replied to their email. Now I gotta perform.
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Re: Jeopardy 2019 North American Audition Tour

Post by clt013 » Sat Nov 23, 2019 12:08 am

Brief report from my audition this afternoon (switched from the originally scheduled Saturday due to a conflict) in Milwaukee...

20 people - 14 men, 6 women
Also three people from a local TV station who went through the process
Most from Wisconsin, Minnesota and Illinois [besides me (Iowa) and one lady from Manitoba]

Glenn gave some opening remarks, then we practiced calling and answering clues before taking the test (only one, not two)
Q&A with Jimmy while tests were being graded
Mock games
Random prize draw - I won a key chain :)

This was my third audition (counting the one for SJ!) and I feel like each has gone better than the previous one - hopefully "the call" comes this time.

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Re: Jeopardy 2019 North American Audition Tour

Post by 1stlvlthinker » Sat Nov 23, 2019 5:04 pm

clt013 wrote:
Sat Nov 23, 2019 12:08 am
Brief report from my audition this afternoon (switched from the originally scheduled Saturday due to a conflict) in Milwaukee...

20 people - 14 men, 6 women
Also three people from a local TV station who went through the process
Most from Wisconsin, Minnesota and Illinois [besides me (Iowa) and one lady from Manitoba]

Glenn gave some opening remarks, then we practiced calling and answering clues before taking the test (only one, not two)
Q&A with Jimmy while tests were being graded
Mock games
Random prize draw - I won a key chain :)

This was my third audition (counting the one for SJ!) and I feel like each has gone better than the previous one - hopefully "the call" comes this time.
I have almost the exact same trip report, but I won a book in the random prize draw, and this was only my first time at an in-person audition. I've taken the preliminary 50 question test like 15 times, this was the first time I got to talk to a contestant coordinator.

You didn't happen to catch the CBS 58 segment on last night's news, did you? I should try to find it.

Edit: https://cbs58.com/news/jeopardy-contest ... -milwaukee
Footage from the morning session, not our afternoon session.

Edit again: https://www.facebook.com/CBS58/videos/2456009691321383/
Our session
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Re: Jeopardy 2019 North American Audition Tour

Post by goongas » Sun Nov 24, 2019 4:01 am

According to the second video, the next online test will be in January.

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Re: Jeopardy 2019 North American Audition Tour

Post by True North » Sun Nov 24, 2019 8:26 am

goongas wrote:
Sun Nov 24, 2019 4:01 am
According to the second video, the next online test will be in January.
Thank goodness. I was certain it was going to be during my vacation in February. :D

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Re: Jeopardy 2019 North American Audition Tour

Post by Traci_on_J! » Tue Nov 26, 2019 2:04 pm

LA, Sept 10, 46 on the test.... got the call in October, taped earlier this month!

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Re: Jeopardy 2019 North American Audition Tour

Post by triviawayne » Tue Nov 26, 2019 3:19 pm

Traci_on_J! wrote:
Tue Nov 26, 2019 2:04 pm
LA, Sept 10, 46 on the test.... got the call in October, taped earlier this month!
nice fast track! retro-luck
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Re: Jeopardy 2019 North American Audition Tour

Post by reddpen » Wed Nov 27, 2019 3:38 pm

Traci_on_J! wrote:
Tue Nov 26, 2019 2:04 pm
LA, Sept 10, 46 on the test.... got the call in October, taped earlier this month!
Congrats! When is your (first) airdate?
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Re: Jeopardy 2019 North American Audition Tour

Post by Traci_on_J! » Mon Dec 02, 2019 3:21 pm

Jan. 20

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Re: Jeopardy 2019 North American Audition Tour

Post by goongas » Mon Dec 02, 2019 9:26 pm

The J! get tickets page has six taping dates for January and February each, hopefully some in the pool will get called soon...
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Re: Jeopardy 2019 North American Audition Tour

Post by morbeedo » Tue Dec 03, 2019 12:00 am

goongas wrote:
Mon Dec 02, 2019 9:26 pm
The J! get tickets page has six taping dates for January, hopefully some in the pool will get called soon...
Yes, indeed!

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