Quick Recap & Today’s Final Jeopardy – February 10, 2017

Here’s tonight’s Final Jeopardy answer and question for Friday, February 10, 2017:

Final Jeopardy! category: LITERARY CHARACTERS

Final Jeopardy! clue/answer: When we first meet her in the novel, she’s wearing a green dress with 12 yards of fabric & matching slippers from Atlanta

(correct response beneath the contestants)

Today’s contestants:

Brandon Beckler, a naval officer from Honolulu, Hawaii
Sara Callori, a physics professor from Redlands, California
Kirstin Cutts, a graduate student from Austin, Texas (2-day total: $25,602)


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From Chapter 1 of Gone With the Wind:

Her new green flowered-muslin dress spread its twelve yards of billowing material over her hoops and exactly matched the flat-heeled green morocco slippers her father had recently brought her from Atlanta.

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1 Comment on "Quick Recap & Today’s Final Jeopardy – February 10, 2017"

  1. Andy Saunders | February 10, 2017 at 1:23 pm |

    Scores going into Final:
    Brandon $14,000
    Kirstin $10,600
    Sara $4,800

    Final results:
    Sara $4,800 + $4,799 = $9,599
    Kirstin $10,600 + $5,000 = $15,600 (3-day total: $41,202)
    Brandon $14,000 – $7,201 = $6,799 (Who is the Good Witch?)

    Scores after the Jeopardy! Round:
    Brandon $6,000
    Kirstin $3,800
    Sara $3,000

    Opening break taken after: 15 clues

    Daily Double locations:
    1) WEIGHTS & MEASURES $600 (9th pick)
    Brandon 600 +1000 (Sara 1400 Kirstin 800)

    2) THE “EL”EMENTS $1600 (20th pick)
    Sara 7400 -1000 (Brandon 8400 Kirstin 7400)
    3) FLOWER POWER $1200 (23rd pick)
    Kirstin 8200 +2000 (Brandon 8400 Sara 6400)

    Unplayed clues:
    J! round: None!
    DJ! round: None!
    $ Left on Board: $0

    Game Stats:
    Kirstin $9,800 Coryat, 15 correct, 2 incorrect, 28.07% in first on buzzer
    Sara $5,800 Coryat, 10 correct, 3 incorrect, 19.30% in first on buzzer
    Brandon $13,600 Coryat, 18 correct, 0 incorrect, 29.82% in first on buzzer
    Lach Trash: $18,800
    Coryat lost to incorrect responses: $6,000

    Kirstin Cutts, stats to date:
    47 correct
    7 incorrect
    3/4 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $4,500)
    2/3 in Final Jeopardy
    25.44% in first on buzzer (43/169)
    Average Coryat: $12,400

    Kirstin Cutts, to win:
    4 games: 39.17%
    5: 15.34%
    6: 6.01%
    7: 2.35%
    8: 0.92%
    Avg. streak: 3.644 games.
    Avg. Total Winnings (including possible ToC berth): $60,705


    • Had Kirstin bet between $0 and $999, her chances of winning would have been 46.14% (instead of 19.2% with the $5,000 bet). This change in win percentage, taking Kirstin’s average Coryat of $12,400 into account, lowered her expected future winnings at that moment by $5,254.
    • Thank you to Jay Johnson for providing me with a full chart of this game.

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