Quick Recap & Today’s Final Jeopardy – July 11, 2016


I liked how the experiment went last week, so I’m going to keep up with posting the discussion threads early!

Today’s contestants:

Katie Pieper, a PhD student from Athens, GA
Jason George, a management consultant from Philadelphia, PA
Pam Platt, a writer & editor from Louisville, KY (1-day total: $27,600)

Final Jeopardy! category: SHAKESPEARE

Final Jeopardy! clue: This comedy whose title aims to please says, “I charge you, O men…that between you and the women the play may please”

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From MIT’s collection of the Complete works of William Shakespeare, it’s from Rosalind’s epilogue:

It is not the fashion to see the lady the epilogue;
but it is no more unhandsome than to see the lord
the prologue. If it be true that good wine needs
no bush, ’tis true that a good play needs no
epilogue; yet to good wine they do use good bushes,
and good plays prove the better by the help of good
epilogues. What a case am I in then, that am
neither a good epilogue nor cannot insinuate with
you in the behalf of a good play! I am not
furnished like a beggar, therefore to beg will not
become me: my way is to conjure you; and I’ll begin
with the women. I charge you, O women, for the love
you bear to men, to like as much of this play as
please you: and I charge you, O men, for the love
you bear to women–as I perceive by your simpering,
none of you hates them–that between you and the
women the play may please. If I were a woman I
would kiss as many of you as had beards that pleased
me, complexions that liked me and breaths that I
defied not: and, I am sure, as many as have good
beards or good faces or sweet breaths will, for my
kind offer, when I make curtsy, bid me farewell.

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2 Comments on "Quick Recap & Today’s Final Jeopardy – July 11, 2016"

  1. Andy Saunders | July 11, 2016 at 4:37 pm |

    Scores going into Final Jeopardy:
    Jason $17,400
    Pam $9,200
    Katie $8,200

    Final Results:
    Katie 8200 + 8199 = 16399
    Pam 9200 + 200 = 9400
    Jason 17400 + 1001 = 18401 (1-day total: $18,401)

    Daily Double locations:
    1) LIT-POURRI $600 (24th pick)
    Jason 7400 -2000 (Katie 2800 Pam -400)

    2) HI, JULY! $800 (3rd pick)
    Katie 4600 +2000 (Jason 5400 Pam 1400)

    3) ROADS SCHOLAR $1200 (16th pick)
    Pam 7800 -3000 (Jason 10600 Katie 9000)

    Game Stats:
    Jason 19,400 Coryat, 23 correct, 2 incorrect, 42.11% in first on buzzer
    Katie 7,000 Coryat, 13 correct, 1 incorrect, 21.05% in first on buzzer
    Pam 12,200 Coryat, 14 correct, 4 incorrect, 29.82% in first on buzzer

    Pam Platt’s final stats:

    35 correct
    6 incorrect
    1/2 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: -1,000)
    2/2 in Final Jeopardy
    28.95% in first on buzzer (33/114)
    Average Coryat: $13,100

    Jason George, stats:
    24 correct
    2 incorrect
    0/1 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: -2,000)
    1/1 in Final Jeopardy
    42.11% in first on buzzer (24/57)
    Average Coryat: $19,400

    Jason George, to win:

    2 games: 66.53%
    3: 44.26%
    4: 29.45%
    5: 19.59%
    6: 13.04%
    Avg. streak: 2.988 games.

  2. Jason George should be a model. Maybe he’ll be discovered after this Jeapordy airing! Beautiful eyes!

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