Favorite Jeopardy categories

thread on 100% in school courses suggests this.
if you were a Jeopardy contestant, what categories would send your heart racing? (this could apply as well to Trivial Pursuit categories)

Sherlock Holmes
American History
Presidents
Mystery Fiction
Church History
English History
Potent Potables
Categories related to grammar, wordplay, synonyms etc.
60s Music
Jazz
old movies (black and white)

dreaded categories:
sports
modern pop music
science
movies made after 1975
current popular celebrities in all fields
current politicians

Any Geography or any History.

dreaded category: Movies or music

puzzleannie, we have a lot in common.

My Favorites
Government, Politics, Politicians
American History
Presidents
Science Fiction
Literature
Science and Technology
Medicine
Religion and the Bible
Philosophy
Potent Potables
Categories related to grammar, wordplay, synonyms etc.
Music (especially Jazz but NOT opera)
Colleges

Dreaded Categories
Movie stars and pop celebrities
Geography
Dates
TV
Royalty
Business
Sports

Favorites:
Current movies (can you tell I’m a teenager?)
Categories related to grammar, wordplay, synonyms etc.
Current celebrities
Music (especially the classical variety)
Literature
Religion

Dreaded Categories
Anything to do with politics
History
Television
Science

This is so funny how these lists compare to each other! Many of my ‘likes’ are on another poster’s ‘dislikes’… Can you say “generation gap”?:wink:

Potent Potables:D

Hmm . . . Too bad there isn’t one on Excel functions. :frowning:

Good Categories:

American History
European History
Church History
Politics
Anything related to Christianity, The Bible, etc.
Geography
Movies
Wars
Sports

Categories I would not do well in:
Opera
Science
Music
All those categories that have play on words
Vocabulary, especially where they have anagrams and you have a few seconds to answer.

love jeopardy! i’m really good at it to. one time i aced a whole category before the other guys got it. i should be on it someday . i know like all the categories

any of the real sciences
most history
and rhyme time

College or pro teams and mascots/nicknames.

Categories that gives you the first letter and some topic.

Anything on the Bible or bible quotes.

Worst categories, opera, poetry, art

ANY geography( I know like EVERYTHING)

any history

countires

science

sports

some literature/random facts

Cheeses of Africa

Time Calculations in Excel

Weight Loss Surgery

Techniques for Approaching Aggressive Birds

My favorites:

Golden Age of TV
LEGO
Cats
Cheese
New Hampshire
Leave It To Beaver (no kidding, I won a bottle of champagne on an airline flight once for being able to name more characters from LITB than anyone else. :smiley: )

My least favorites:

History
Politics
Geography
Philosophy

THE REAL MTV
WHAT TO WEAR
B FOLLOWS A
THINGS ON NFL HELMETS
TOUGH BODIES OF WATER
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PEEKABOO, “ICU”! (Those 3 letters will come up in that order.)
LOOKING FOR A LATIN LOVER

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