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Paul Kursky

Has anyone recognized you from your previous appearance?
Has anyone recognized me? A few people have recognized me. One woman recognized me on the bus when my games were airing. That was kind of fun. Uh, I got recognized once or twice around town. A bartender gave me a free drink. That was nice.

Did you learn anything from your previous appearance that will help you this time?
What did I learn during my original run? I'm not as smart as I think I am.

Have you changed anything about your buzzer technique?
Buzzer technique? I'm looking to do the same thing, just be on the ball and, uh, quick as I can. There are some speedy people out here.

Have you spent any of your previous winnings?
With my winnings, uh, I took my fiancée on a real nice vacation to Hawaii, and, uh, I asked her to marry me. So Jeopardy! helped with my engagement ring. That was nice. Uh, and I put the rest away for a rainy day.

2011 Tournament of Champions quarterfinalist: $5,000.
Season 26 5-time champion: $109,411 + $1,000.

Jeopardy! Message Board user name: PKPowerTie
JBoard user name: pkursk

Paul appeared in the following archived game:
#6241, aired 2011-11-07 Paul Kursky vs. Erin McLean vs. Buddy Wright 2011 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 4.
Paul previously appeared on Jeopardy! as Paul Kursky in the following 6 archived games:
#5948, aired 2010-06-23 Paul Kursky vs. Sharyle Doherty vs. Joey Genereux Paul Kursky game 6.
#5947, aired 2010-06-22 Paul Kursky vs. Chris Vermilion vs. Autumn Haag Paul Kursky game 5.
#5946, aired 2010-06-21 Paul Kursky vs. Eric Rau vs. Terrill Wilkins Paul Kursky game 4.
#5945, aired 2010-06-18 Paul Kursky vs. Jon Zerolnick vs. Katherine Thompson Paul Kursky game 3.
#5944, aired 2010-06-17 Paul Kursky vs. Peggy Enright vs. Matt Cavanaugh Paul Kursky game 2.
#5943, aired 2010-06-16 Anne Triolo vs. Paul Kursky vs. Laura White Paul Kursky game 1.

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