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'Jeopardy' host Alex Trebek questions whether he'll stay with the show

May 8, 2012 at 8:03 AM ET

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Alex Trebek

After 28 years as the host of "Jeopardy," Alex Trebek is contemplating a question whose answer he doesn’t know -- for sure, anyway.

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Speaking to Fox News host Chris Wallace Sunday evening, Trebek couldn’t answer definitively whether or not he would be retiring before he reaches a 30-year milestone as host of the popular game show. “Yes, I have been thinking about retiring," the 71-year-old said in an interview. “I'm torn because I enjoy doing the show so much.”

Trebek revealed to Wallace that confidantes and friends have suggested he stick it out two more years, when he’ll have spent 30 years hosting the show. “A lot of people have been telling me, Alex, you've got to go for at least 30,” he said. “At least do two more. So that has a nice ring to it. Put in your 30 and go help people.”

Despite the effortlessness with which he still dispenses answers to the show’s questions, Trebek insisted that he’s not as sharp as he used to be. “A good 30-year-old would clean my clock,” he said.

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