A man from the geographical center of North Dakota is realizing his lifelong dream of competing on one of the country's biggest TV gameshows!

He may now be a resident of Los Angeles, but Jeopardy contestant, Josiah Jenkins' origins are in North Dakota. The Rugby native hopes to make all of his loved ones "back home" are proud of him achieving this goal. Get the full story about Josiah's journey to Jeopardy from KFYR-TV here.

Since we have a local competing on a beloved television gameshow, I had to look up some fun facts! Keep reading for some wild information about Jeopardy:

  • FIVE WAGER NUMBERS ARE BANNED - $14, $69, $88, $666, and $1,488. Find out why these figures are banned here.
  • QUESTION ARCHIVE - There is a fan site where you can find almost every Jeopardy question that has ever been asked!
  • LOSERS STILL WIN MONEY - Even if contestants end up "going negative" on the show, they still actually WIN money. Second place gets $2,000 and third place gets $1,000.
  • THERE'S A JEOPARDY APP - And it is apparently ideal for road trip play!

That information is just the "tip of the iceberg" of Jeopardy fun facts! Get all the fun things you need to know about Jeopardy here.

While I am not one to always watch TV gameshows, there are actually a couple that I wanted to compete on in the past. When I was in high school, I would have so been down to do Big Brother, Survivor, or Fear Factor. 

Which TV gameshow have you always dreamed of being a contestant on?

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