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There was a sudden-death tiebreaker on 'Jeopardy!' and OMG was it intense

There was a sudden-death  tiebreaker on 'Jeopardy!' and OMG was it intense
From Mashable - March 2, 2018

Something groundbreaking occurred on the quiz game show Jeopardy! on Thursday evening: a sudden-death round after Final Jeopardy ended in a tie, a first in Jeopardy! history, according to the show.

All three contestants were stumped by the Final Jeopardy answer.

"Once known as the Norman Isles, Per the British Govt. This group is "Not Part of the U.K." and has "never been colonies," the answer reads.

Scott Krzywonos was eliminated after wagering nearly all his money on the Canary Islands, and left with only $5.

Contestant Sarah Norris wrongly guessed the Faroe Islands. She wagered $4,801, bringing her down to $6,799.

Next up was champion Laura McLean, who guessed the Shetland Islands. She wagered $8,201 against her $15,000, which also brought her to $6,799. We are guessing that both Sarah and Laura were not too pumped about betting on that extra dollar.

After informing the contestants that the correct answer is actually the Channel Islands, host Alex Trebek immediately fired off the tiebreaker question, without even giving anyone a chance to let the shock settle.

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