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boxcarbarney
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re: Jeopardy! - Ken Jennings
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I'm not a fan of Jennings but you need to add some context there. It wasn't a kid who lost his father.

Jennings was in the wrong, but it wasn't a kid looking at a photo of his dead father's severed head.



Doesn't really matter in this case, does it. Jennings openly and publicly mocked a child. A writer of children's books didn't have enough empathy to understand why a boy would be upset at seeing a picture of his father's severed head being held by one of the most vile women on the planet. It makes no difference if his father actually died or not.

But since you requested context, here you go:



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Fewer Kilometers
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re: Jeopardy! - Ken Jennings
Much better. Thank you.


boxcarbarney
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re: Jeopardy! - Ken Jennings
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Much better. Thank you.



Like Ron Jeremy, I aim to please.


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Snoopy04
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re: Jeopardy! - Ken Jennings
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“Son, that’s why they make chocolate and vanilla.”



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Saint Alfonzo
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re: Jeopardy! - Ken Jennings
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Doesn't really matter in this case, does it. Jennings openly and publicly mocked a child. A writer of children's books didn't have enough empathy to understand why a boy would be upset at seeing a picture of his father's severed head being held by one of the most vile women on the planet. It makes no difference if his father actually died or not.


Yeesh. That comment was pretty vile.


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Zap Rowsdower
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re: Jeopardy! - Ken Jennings
Give it to Norm Macdonald


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SportsGuyNOLA
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re: Jeopardy! - Ken Jennings
Never thought I would consider quitting watching Jeopardy.

They hire him, I’m out.


lsuwontonwrap
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re: Jeopardy! - Ken Jennings
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Please, god, tell me they aren’t grooming this dweeb to take Alex’s place, are they?


I imagine he would be in the running...


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LuckySo-n-So
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re: Jeopardy! - Ken Jennings
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Never thought I would consider quitting watching Jeopardy.

They hire him, I’m out.


For this reason I hope they hire the most high IQ Liberal Science-y/Artsy/Elite/Effete/Snooty Academician they can find.
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Amadeo
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re: Jeopardy! - Ken Jennings
So what's the deal with the non-Californians need not apply BS? I'm assuming this is Covid related, but does anyone have any particulars?


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Klingler7
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re: Jeopardy! - Ken Jennings
How about Stephen A ?


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