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5 Pieces of Advice for the ‘Jeopardy!’ Tournament of Champions – Mental Floss

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My loving farewell letter to my career as a Jeopardy! contestant and my career as a listicle author.

The best part of being really successful at something is the fleeting sense of satisfaction you get when you condescendingly advise other people on how to be successful like you.

A lot of people asked me for advice on how to kick the butt of America’s most beloved game show earlier this year when I became the third-highest earning Jeopardy! champion in non-tournament play history. There was plenty of pontificating about the “Forrest Bounce,” about flashcards and “wheelhouse categories,” and about “game theory”—especially wagering theory and betting for the tie.

And now that I’m appearing on the Tournament of Champions, I had assumed there would be even more clamoring for my tips and tricks for success.

(Read the entire article at Mental Floss)