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Doug Lach

Hi, I'm Doug Lach, and you're watching me on jeopardy.com.

How long have you been watching Jeopardy!?
I've been watching Jeopardy!--I remember watching the old show with Art Fleming way back--but I've been watching this version of Jeopardy! ever since it came back on the air in 1984.

How did you prepare for being a contestant?
Uh, I've done a lot of looking at, uh, lists from the New York Times Almanac and some other sources like that, and I played a lot of video games to try and get my reflex speed up.

Do you ever play Jeopardy! online?
Yes, I do play Jeopardy! online--I especially like the new format.

Have you been recognized since being on Jeopardy!?
Uh, being personally--I was, uh, identified a number of times--I became famous at my company for being "the Jeopardy! guy"... Uh, also had to be the arbiter of disputes on everything from, you know, "What's the capital of Norway?" to "Which one of the Gabor sisters was on Green Acres?"


2005 Ultimate Tournament of Champions Round 1 player: $5,000.
2001 Tournament of Champions quarterfinalist: $2,500.
Season 16 5-time champion: $85,400 + a 2000 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe.

Last name pronounced like "LASH".

Jeopardy! Message Board user name: dougslash

Doug appeared in the following archived game:
#3944, aired 2001-10-25 Doug Lach vs. Bob Fleenor vs. Brad Rutter 2001 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 4. (Jimmy: ┬íHola! Soy...
Doug previously appeared on Jeopardy! as Doug Lach in the following 5 archived games:
#3668, aired 2000-07-12 Doug Lach vs. Jason Berner vs. Cheryl Klein Doug Lach game 5.
#3667, aired 2000-07-11 Doug Lach vs. Robert Hartle vs. Carey Ramos Doug Lach game 4.
#3666, aired 2000-07-10 Doug Lach vs. Deborah Van Ness vs. Steve Wang Doug Lach game 3.
#3665, aired 2000-07-07 Doug Lach vs. Marc Singer vs. Mary Albanese Doug Lach game 2.
#3664, aired 2000-07-06 Glen Savory vs. Cori Collins vs. Doug Lach Doug Lach game 1.
Doug would later appear on Jeopardy! as Doug Lach in the following archived game:
#4732, aired 2005-03-15 Matt Morris vs. Leah Greenwald vs. Doug Lach 2005 Ultimate Tournament of Champions Round 1, game 25.

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