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Chowhound Advances To Jeopardy Ultimate Tournament Of Champions Finals

Chino Wayne May 18, 2005 10:36 PM

L.A. Chowhound Jerome won the second of his semi-final matches on the Jeopardy show that aired tonight, taking home $50,000 and earning a slot on the finals next week. Jerome will face a seconed semi-finals winner and Ken Jennings, the all-time highest money winner on Jeopardy in the finals next week. Up for grabs next week is $2,000,000 in prize money.

Jerome answered all of the food questions correctly tonight. WAY TO GO JEROME!

Link: http://www.indefatigable-indolence.org

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    Jerome May 20, 2005 06:46 PM

    Thanks CHino Wayne.
    I hope every one enjoys the next brace of shows, next week Monday -Wednesday.

    we did reference one very chowy LA place in an interview earlier, handmade candies from the Monastery of the Angels in hollywood.

    1 Reply
    1. re: Jerome
      Chino Wayne May 21, 2005 12:30 AM

      Yeah, I remember you talking about that in that little segment Alex does with the contestants.

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      jenn May 19, 2005 01:13 PM

      well, i guess this explains the paucity of postings by jerome on the LA board in recent days. way to go, jerome!

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        Tha Groovin' Gourmet May 19, 2005 11:29 AM

        Congrats and best of luck!

        As a former Jeopardy! contestant (my airdate was
        SF Valley earthquake day) I can attest to the fact
        that it is not as easy as it looks from home!

        Go Jerome...even though as a Utah resident I would
        like to see the state get another chunk of revenue
        thanks to Ken Jennings' prodigious vault o' trivia!

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          Gary Soup May 18, 2005 11:36 PM


          Image: http://www.gameshownewsnet.com/prime/...

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          1. re: Gary Soup
            Chino Wayne May 19, 2005 12:17 AM

            No, that's not what he really looks like, that is just his TV personna. I have met him, he is 35 years old, is six feet two, weighs 190 pounds, does not have glasses, has a physique like Jack LaLane, and has a bimbo on each arm at all times.

            Link: http://www.indefatigable-indolence.org

            1. re: Chino Wayne
              WLA May 19, 2005 10:10 AM

              "....has a physique like Jack LaLane, and has a bimbo on each arm at all times....."

              And I wonder why my life seems out of balance...My bimbo's look like Jack LaLane and my physique is that of a the Goodyear Blimpo....

              1. re: Chino Wayne
                MSPD May 20, 2005 03:31 PM

                I think you're thinking of Jim Leff.

              2. re: Gary Soup
                PolarBear May 19, 2005 12:30 AM

                You can't fool me, that's Al Roker in whiteface.

                1. re: PolarBear
                  Cyndy May 19, 2005 02:34 PM

                  No, it's John Lovett from SNL...

                  I LOVE watching this guy...his facial expressions are great! He was so shocked last night when he won. Kudos to Jerome!

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                Gary Stevens May 18, 2005 11:31 PM

                When and where does one find this program on the TV dial?

                Link: http://eatingchinese.org

                5 Replies
                1. re: Gary Stevens
                  Ruth Lafler May 19, 2005 12:02 AM

                  It's syndicated, so it depends on your local stations.

                  In the SF Bay Area it's on Channel 7 at 7 pm.

                  1. re: Ruth Lafler
                    Far Far May 19, 2005 09:44 AM

                    In Connecticut, it's also on Channel 7 at 7PM.

                    1. re: Far Far
                      LikestoEatout May 19, 2005 10:59 AM

                      In Chicago, the show comes on at 3:30pm on channel 7.

                  2. re: Gary Stevens
                    kc girl May 19, 2005 11:12 AM

                    The link below allows all to find the showtime in their area.

                    Link: http://www.jeopardy.com/showguide_whe...

                    1. re: kc girl
                      kc girl May 19, 2005 11:19 AM

                      The two surviving champions face-off with record-holder Ken Jennings in a three day total point match to be broadcast May 23-25.

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