Quick Recap & Today’s Final Jeopardy – September 30, 2016

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Today’s contestants:

Erica Dreisbach, a web developer from Chicago, IL
Walt Livingston, a graduate student from Essex, MD
Seth Wilson, a PhD candidate from Chicago, IL (9-day total: $209,801)

Seth spoke of his run on Wednesday night on #JeopardyLivePanel!

Final Jeopardy! category: CORPORATE LOGOS

Final Jeopardy! clue: Created in 1971, this company’s logo has been likened to a wing & was supposed to connote motion

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What is Nike?



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The Nike logo was created by Carolyn Davidson.

“Well, I don’t love it,” Phil Knight said at the time, “but maybe it will grow on me.”

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5 Comments on "Quick Recap & Today’s Final Jeopardy – September 30, 2016"

  1. Andy Saunders | September 30, 2016 at 4:01 pm |

    Scores going into Final Jeopardy:
    Seth $26,000
    Walt $6,200
    Erica $2,400

    Final Results:
    Erica $2,400 – $2,399 = $1 (What is Apple?)
    Walt $6,200 – $0 = $6,200 (What is Boeing?)
    Seth $26,000 – $4,000 = $22,000 (What is Delta?) (10-day total: $231,801)

    Erratum: Alex mentioned that Seth was the 5th-winningest all-time. In games won, he is 6th, behind Ken Jennings, David Madden, Julia Collins, Matt Jackson, and Arthur Chu. In money, he is 7th; Tom Nissley also has more regular-season winnings.

    Daily Double locations:
    1) THE CIVIL WAR $600 (10th pick)
    Seth 1600 +1600 (Walt 1200 Erica 400)

    2) HISTORY AS THEATRE $1200 (11th pick)
    Seth 13200 +3200 (Walt 2200 Erica 1600)
    3) EPONYMOUSLY YOURS $2000 (15th pick)
    Seth 20000 +2000 (Walt 2200 Erica 0)

    Unplayed clues:
    J! round: BIG CITY NEWSPAPERS $1000

    Game Stats:
    Seth $23,000 Coryat, 28 correct, 1 incorrect, 39.29% in first on buzzer
    Walt $6,200 Coryat, 13 correct, 5 incorrect, 32.14% in first on buzzer
    Erica $2,400 Coryat, 10 correct, 4 incorrect, 21.43% in first on buzzer

    Seth Wilson, stats to date:
    243 correct
    27 incorrect
    12/18 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $15,500)
    6/10 in Final Jeopardy
    41.56% in first on buzzer (229/551)
    Average Coryat: $18,380

    Seth Wilson, to win:
    11 games: 68.34%
    12: 46.70%
    13: 31.91%
    14: 21.81%
    15: 14.90%
    Avg. streak: 12.158 games.

  2. Wait What happened to the wrong answer about The Jungle?

  3. What was the answer that had author Curtis Sittenfeld? The question was “What is Pride and Prejudice?”

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