Quick Recap & Today’s Final Jeopardy! – September 21, 2016

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Today’s contestants:

Sharren Lee Gibbs, a retired federal employee from Gainesville, FL
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Sala Levin, a writer and editor from Washington, DC
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Seth Wilson, a PhD candidate from Chicago, IL (2-day total: $61,000)
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Final Jeopardy! category: COLLEGE DISCIPLINES

Final Jeopardy! clue: Embracing the future & new technology in 1962, Purdue established the 1st college dept. in the U.S. for this 2-word discipline

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What is computer science?

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Samuel D. Conte, who died in 2002 at the age of 85, was the head of the Purdue department, after coming from TRW systems.

Purdue’s computer science program began with five faculty members and 24 students who were pursuing master’s and doctoral degrees. An undergraduate program began in 1968.

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2 Comments on "Quick Recap & Today’s Final Jeopardy! – September 21, 2016"

  1. Andy Saunders | September 21, 2016 at 12:56 pm |

    Scores going into Final Jeopardy:
    Seth $12,800
    Sala $10,800
    Sharren $10,400

    Final Results:
    Sharren $10,400 – $10,000 = $400 (No answer)
    Sala $10,800 – $7,000 = $3,800 (What is digital communications?)
    Seth $12,800 + $10,000 = $22,800 (3-day total: $83,800)

    Daily Double locations:
    1) STORIES OF THE WAR $800 (15th pick)
    Seth 3200 +2000 (Sharren 2400 Sala 1800)

    2) FORBIDDING WORDS $1600 (17th pick)
    Seth 13400 -3000 (Sharren 7600 Sala 6000)
    3) CAPITAL RIVERS $1200 (28th pick, $3,600 left on board)
    Sala 10800 -2000 (Seth 12800 Sharren 10400)

    Unplayed clues:
    None!

    Game Stats:
    Seth 14,600 Coryat, 23 correct, 6 incorrect, 43.86% in first on buzzer
    Sala 12,800 Coryat, 13 correct, 2 incorrect, 21.05% in first on buzzer
    Sharran 10,400 Coryat, 17 correct, 2 incorrect, 29.82% in first on buzzer

    Seth Wilson, stats to date:
    68 correct
    12 incorrect
    3/5 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $1,900)
    3/3 in Final Jeopardy
    42.42% in first on buzzer (70/165)
    Average Coryat: $14,600

    Seth Wilson, to win:
    4 games: 50.96%
    5: 25.97%
    6: 13.23%
    7: 6.74%
    8: 3.44%
    Avg. streak: 4.039 games.

  2. two more to go can this guy make toc made lots of coin already

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