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Alex Trebek says a little prayer after ‘Jeopardy!’ contestants bomb Dayton question 

A recent episode of “Jeopardy!” demonstrated why there is an urgent need for a list of things people really ought to know about Dayton, Ohio.

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The three contestants on the show that aired Tuesday, Jan. 30 got a seemingly easy answer related to the Wright Brothers: 

“Named for the famous brothers and a WWI-era pilot, Wright-Patterson AFB is just east of this Ohio aviation city.” 

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"Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek seemed to say a little pray after all three contestants on the show that aired Jan. 30 got this question about the Wright Brothers wrong.

You know the answer, and clearly so did “Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek

"Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek seemed to say a little pray after all three contestants on the show that aired Jan. 30 got a question about the Wright Brothers wrong.

The contestants, not so much.

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Contestant Emily answered “Kitty Hawk.”

Contestant Brandey answered “Columbus.” 

Contestant Ryan answered “Akron.”

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Come on now, folks. The answer is “Dayton.” 

The major FAIL on the $200 first-round question made Alex Trebek a praying man.

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