What is sadness? (RIP Alex Trebek)

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What is sadness? (RIP Alex Trebek)
« on: November 08, 2020, 11:11:26 AM »
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/11/08/arts/television/alex-trebek-dead.html

Seems so sudden.  I thought he was doing well.  I'm hearing rumors about getting Ken Jennings to host Jeopardy.
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Re: What is sadness? (RIP Alex Trebek)
« Reply #1 on: November 08, 2020, 11:49:28 AM »
Just saw this news, truly a sad loss. RIP Alex Trebek.

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Re: What is sadness? (RIP Alex Trebek)
« Reply #2 on: November 08, 2020, 11:59:39 AM »
RIP Alex Trebek :(
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Re: What is sadness? (RIP Alex Trebek)
« Reply #3 on: November 08, 2020, 10:53:09 PM »
Who's Alex Trebek?

Tell me why I should be sad this person has passed?

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Re: What is sadness? (RIP Alex Trebek)
« Reply #4 on: November 08, 2020, 11:18:57 PM »
Who's Alex Trebek?

Tell me why I should be sad this person has passed?

I'll take 'national treasures' for 800...


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Re: What is sadness? (RIP Alex Trebek)
« Reply #5 on: November 09, 2020, 11:09:21 AM »
Who's Alex Trebek?

Tell me why I should be sad this person has passed?

Long-time host of Jeopardy!.

He was 80 and had been fighting pancreatic cancer, which is a nasty fight with a low-survival rate, so this ain't a surprise.

But many people have fond memories of watching his programs over the years, and he seemed like a good guy, so go be an ass somewhere else.
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Re: What is sadness? (RIP Alex Trebek)
« Reply #6 on: November 09, 2020, 11:58:30 AM »
They were showing a story about his life on the news last night.  It was adorable.  He lives in a house that didn't at all look like someone who has like a billion dollars would live in and he does all the maintenance on it himself.

Kind of got a Mr. Rogers vibe from it.
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Re: What is sadness? (RIP Alex Trebek)
« Reply #7 on: November 09, 2020, 12:24:14 PM »
They were showing a story about his life on the news last night.  It was adorable.  He lives in a house that didn't at all look like someone who has like a billion dollars would live in and he does all the maintenance on it himself.

Kind of got a Mr. Rogers vibe from it.

Makes sense, he was Canadian.

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Re: What is sadness? (RIP Alex Trebek)
« Reply #8 on: November 10, 2020, 12:42:56 AM »
 :'(

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Re: What is sadness? (RIP Alex Trebek)
« Reply #9 on: November 10, 2020, 07:26:27 AM »
They were showing a story about his life on the news last night.  It was adorable.  He lives in a house that didn't at all look like someone who has like a billion dollars would live in and he does all the maintenance on it himself.
But he did manage to land a pretty hot trophy wife. ;)
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Re: What is sadness? (RIP Alex Trebek)
« Reply #10 on: November 10, 2020, 08:32:16 AM »
Someone had posted this on reddit the other day and I thought it was pretty great. They said they hope this is what Alex saw immediately after he passed.