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message 1: by RandomAnthony (new)

RandomAnthony | 14536 comments http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/01...

Sure, but can the computer chat with Alex during the first round break?


message 2: by [deleted user] (new)

It is going to be an exciting Jeopardy when 3 computers compete against each other.


message 3: by Helena (new)

Helena | 1058 comments I don't think I like it.

Then again, when I'm a contestent on Jeopardy and I lose, I won't feel so bad if it's to a computer.


message 4: by Gus (new)

Gus Sanchez (gussanchez) Paging SkyNet...


message 5: by Sarah (new)

Sarah | 13815 comments Helena wrote: "I don't think I like it.

Then again, when I'm a contestent on Jeopardy and I lose, I won't feel so bad if it's to a computer."


My uncle is an astrophysicist. He went on Jeopardy but lost in a final category of nursery rhymes. That was hard for him to live down.


message 6: by Helena (new)

Helena | 1058 comments Sarah Pi wrote: "Helena wrote: "I don't think I like it.

Then again, when I'm a contestent on Jeopardy and I lose, I won't feel so bad if it's to a computer."

My uncle is an astrophysicist. He went on Jeopardy b..."


Jeez... He shouldn't feel bad, how's an astrophysicist supposed to know nursery rhymes? I have a four year old and have to make them up as I go along :D


message 7: by RandomAnthony (new)

RandomAnthony | 14536 comments This made me laugh so hard I almost cried. Poor girl.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ewyfj8...


message 8: by Sarah (new)

Sarah | 13815 comments Can't watch from here of course, but I heard about a very unfortunate answer. Was this the cats and dogs question?


message 9: by Sarah (new)

Sarah | 13815 comments Well, Kitty Galore is just a takeoff on Pussy Galore from Bond, right? So I think she probably remembered the more famous Bond name first, then stumbled.


message 10: by Lobstergirl, el principe (new)

Lobstergirl | 24257 comments Mod
Poor girl. I have to hand it to those boys for not snickering any louder than they did.


message 11: by Phil (new)

Phil | 11665 comments At least she didn't say OctoPussy.


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