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'Teen Jeopardy' Tiebreaker Is About As Anti-Climatic As It Gets

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CULVER CITY, CA - SEPTEMBER 20: Host Alex Trebek poses on the set at Sony Pictures for the 28th Season Premiere of the television show 'Jeopardy' on September 20, 2011 in Culver City, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images) | Frederick M. Brown via Getty Images

Have you ever seen a tie on "Jeopardy"? Neither have we. Until now.

In the finale of the 2014 "Jeopardy" Teen Tournament, contestants Jeff Xie and Alan Koolik magically drew at a two-day total of $54,200 on Friday, August 1. We have waited for this day for years, often daydreaming of what sort of hellish cage match rumble throw-down would take place when two contestants developed a case of cerebral lockjaw. Alas, it turns out that a tiebreaker is simply a one-off question, the winner being the first to buzz in with the correct answer.

Watch Alex Trebek rush into the tiebreaker, anti-climatically crowning Xie the tournament champion with a prize of $75,000 below.

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