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Alex Trebek – The “Mercury” Riddle

My first post on Trebek

Alex Trebek and Jeopardy both have multiple overlaps with Mercury in the base methods.

"George Alexander Trebek" = 103 (Full Reduction)

Alex Trebek = 103 and 40, Mercury = 103, 40, and 41, Jeopardy = 40 and 41

Mercury is the 80th element on the periodic table:

Alex Trebek of Jeopardy died at the age of 80.

"Alex Trebek - Jeopardy" = 80 (Full Reduction)


“George Trebek” = 118, “Cancer” = 118, and he died on 11/8, which was 110 days after his 80th birthday.

Trebek was born with Mercury at 118°
11×8 = 88
Mercury has an 88-day orbital period
The Magic Square of Mercury is 8×8

Trebek had Primary birth numerology of 88, and he died at the age of eighty:7+22+19+40 = 88

"Eighty" = 88 (Reverse Ordinal)

Notice how there are 64 total squares in the Magic Square.

"George Trebek" = 64 (Full Reduction)

Each row and column of the Magic Square sums to 260.

"Alexander Trebek" = 260 (Reverse Ordinal)


Notice how the Magic Square sums to 2080. Mercury’s synodic period is 28 days longer than its orbital period, and its maximum elongation is 28°. When Alex Trebek died, Mercury was at 208° on the ecliptic – a 90° perfect square from its position at birth, which was 118°. Had Trebek been born one day earlier, it would have been a span of exactly 28 months after “president-elect” Joe Biden.

Trebek’s death fell just a couple days after he was 33 days after his 333rd Mercurial birthday. That means he was also 3333 days after his sixth Jovian birthday, leaving 999 days until his seventh.

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