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Rules are Rules

Rules Are Rules

A 12 year old boy spelled the cor­rect answer wrong on Jeop­ardy and didn’t get credit for the answer.  Jeopardy’s pro­duc­ers said  “If ‘Jeop­ardy!’ were to give credit for an incor­rect response (how­ever minor), the show would effec­tively penal­ize the other play­ers,” they said. “We love pre­sent­ing young peo­ple as con­tes­tants on our show and make every effort to be fair and con­sis­tent in their treat­ment.”  Click the link below for the full story and to watch the video.  “Rules Are Rules” or should they have made an excep­tion for this kid?

Read more here: http://www.sacbee.com/2013/08/04/5623207/conn-boy-i-was-cheated-over-jeopardy.html#storylink=cpy
New­town Boy, 12, Loses ‘Jeop­ardy’ Because of Spelling Conn. boy: I was cheated over ‘Jeop­ardy!’ spelling

 

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