What can you do in 30 seconds?

By Laura Bergells on
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Throwback Thursday…

In 2005, Merv Griffin said he wrote the Jeopardy! theme song in under a minute. “That little 30 seconds has made me a fortune, millions,” he said.

How much exactly? Somewhere between 70 and 80 million.

And that was ten years ago.

Let’s pretend it took you 30 seconds to click through and read this post.

Is it possible that I just cost you a couple million?


It took me under a minute to write this. Wonder how much I’ll make…

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  1. What a great question. A picture can tell a thousand words in less than 30 seconds, but you can’t say a thousand words in that same time period. Not sure if I could make 70 million in 30 seconds, but it’s worth a try.

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