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This USB button helps Jeopardy! contestants get their buzz on

An arm grasps a fist-sized round black metal rod with a glowing red button on top, just underneath the thumb.
Many Jeopardy! contestants say they used this button to practice buzzing in before the show. | Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge

In Jeopardy, the button is almost as important as the answer.

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