"Trudie, it says here that you live alone in an apartment in Detroit with hundreds of chia pets. Do they all have names?"

Alex Trebek

(Submitted by megsokay)

npr:

You’re on the smartest show on national television. You have 30 seconds to share the most interesting thing about yourself.

What would you say?

We have an answer or two for this.

"Our next contestant is the former mayor of Cincinnati, but now spends his days moderating conversations between prostitutes and the unemployed. Tell us about it, Jerry… Jerry… Jer-ry! Jer-ry! JER-RY! JER-RY! JER-RY!"

— Alex Trebek

"Dan Harris from Frontenac, Michigan, it says you once attempted to build a full size slot car racer. When did you realize it was a bad idea?"

Alex Trebek

(Submitted by Bob Ackerman)

"Bill Watson of Canton, Ohio — it says you cut short a promising career in pet sanitation to pursue your dream as a classic ballet dancer. Any regrets?"

Alex Trebek

(Submitted by Bob Ackerman)

"Jenny, it says here that ‘You like to stand outside vegetarian restaurants and hand out recipes for meatloaf’…and we’re not talking tofu meatloaf…what kind of responses do you get?"

Alex Trebek

(Submitted by your host, alex tree-beck)

"Steven here is from Allentown, Pennsylvania and is wearing a homemade, fluorescent green shirt that says ‘Come on down!’ written in Sharpie. Steven, do you know where you are?"

Alex Trebek

(Submitted by Nick)

"Kevin Reardon a self-proclaimed ‘die hard Red Sox fan’ from Milton, Massachusetts once sat next to Alex Rodriquez on a flight to Paris. Did you two talk at all?"

Alex Trebek

(Submitted by johnny gilbert)

"He is considered to be the world’s foremost expert on migration patterns of crepuscular birds in the western hemisphere, Jorge Mendanoza!"

Alex Trebek

(Submitted by christian)

"Now, Todd, I understand you are mute. Tell us more about this."

Alex Trebek

(Submitted by “Alex Trebek”)