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‘Jeopardy!’ Contestant Alicia Korenman Explains Her Buzzer Troubles to Followers

‘Jeopardy!’ Contestant Alicia Korenman Explains Her Buzzer Troubles to Followers


[Warning: The following contains MAJOR spoilers for the June 29, 2023, episode of Jeopardy!]

Watching Jeopardy!, you suppose you know the way you’d play for those who ever made it onto the well-known stage. However in actuality, the sport present is trickier to get the cling of than one may anticipate. Jeopardy! contestant Alicia Korenman, who performed within the Thursday, June 29, sport, took to Reddit to clarify her struggles through the sport, sharing some behind-the-scenes filming particulars within the course of.

Alicia was enjoying towards Tenysa Santiago and returning champion Bryan White, who scored a runaway sport in his first look within the sequence on June 28. Not like his first present, Bryan didn’t dominate with a big lead for almost all of the sport. Alicia and Tenysa held their very own within the first spherical, which ended with Bryan at $4,600, Alicia at $3,000, and Tenysa at $4,000. However Bryan did pull forward in spherical two, ending up with a giant lead firstly of Last Jeopardy.

Bryan walked away victorious ultimately with $11,877, in comparison with Alicia’s $3,700 and Tenysa’s $1,200. This brings Bryan’s two-day winnings to $32,007. Because the episode started to air throughout syndicated channels, Alicia took to the Jeopardy! Reddit web page to attach with followers.

“Hello, that is Alicia! To begin with I wish to echo everybody else and say how superior our cohort was, I couldn’t have requested for a nicer group to hang around with and expertise this with! Particular shout-out to Tenysa and the J! wardrobe staff for encouraging me to put on that sweater (it’s from Sleepy Peach)!” she wrote. “As to the sport…. I actually struggled with buzzer timing in rehearsal and was VERY anxious about it, and I hope you’ll be able to inform that’s why I had a sluggish begin!”

“They really got here as much as me on the first industrial break to inform me I used to be ringing in too early nonetheless, and so then I form of figured it out and received on the board lastly,” Alicia continued. “So I hoped for a greater displaying however the one factor I actually remorse just isn’t buzzing in on the Latvia query, which I used to be fairly positive I knew however wavered too lengthy about. (Apologies to my pal Indra on that one.) I really haven’t rewatched it but (it’s on at 7 right here) so it’s nonetheless all a blur and I’m positive I’ll have extra to say in a while! Anyway, it was nonetheless a tremendous time and I actually nonetheless can’t imagine I used to be on Jeopardy!!”

Followers responded with reward for her “rad” sweater and her enjoyable truth shared early within the episode. As Alicia instructed host Mayim Bialik, she’s an assistant director with a tattoo of the character Maggie from the comedian “Love and Rockets.”

“I cheered on the Love & Rockets shoutout!” a fan replied to Alicia’s Reddit remark. “I’m a giant comics nerd so at all times completely satisfied when nice indie comics get a little bit of a highlight.”

Followers had been additionally delighted by Bryan’s enjoyable truth tonight, which is that he can do a wonderful impersonation of a turkey gobble. Tenysa’s enjoyable quirk is that she discovered a pin simpler to journey with than a full-sized stuffed animal. It was a lighthearted evening of viewing for tonight’s installment.

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