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The Price is Right’s George Gray wipes out on a treadmill!
January 15th, 2015 under Game Shows. [ Comments: 1 ]


George Gray was reading off the prices for some prizes while speed walking backwards on a treadmill, when he suddenly slipped and fell on his butt. The Price is Right announcer didn’t miss a beat as he continued to read off the descriptions.
Poor George everyone just laughed at him as he sat injured on the floor and no one on the game show went to help him. But then again, I would do the same thing.
Morale to the story, don’t run backwards on a treadmill and reach out to grab a script page that someone off camera is giving to you, unless you want to fall on your a$$ on national television. Ouchie.

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Who knew the iPhone was so expensive?
January 2nd, 2015 under Game Shows. [ Comments: none ]

The Price is Right asked the contestants how much an iPhone 6 with 16G would cost with a year’s call plan and two of them got the price very wrong. The first contestant guessed $7,500 and Mark, who went next, upped her amount by a dollar. Rachel brought things back to reality by screaming out $850 and she lost out to Dana who went with $930. The actual retail price is $1,969, $1,039 more than the closest guess. That still seems high to me, but not as high as the first two thought it would be.
Drew Carey joked, ”Man, I hope the marketing people at Apple are watching this.” I hope they aren’t because maybe they will think about upping the price to the average person’s conception of it. Which is why I will be sticking with my Android phone from Sprint.

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This Wheel of Fortune contestant made out like The Lone Ranger!
December 29th, 2014 under Game Shows. [ Comments: none ]

On Friday’s episode of Wheel of Fortune, not only did Matt DeSanto solve a puzzle with just one letter, he also went on to be the largest main-game winner. First, he wowed everyone when he was able to solve the puzzle with just the second “E” of The Lone Ranger revealed. Then he kept on winning, so much so he ended the day with $91,892 in winnings. That is the largest amount won by a player in a single episode during the show’s run. Not a bad way to start off 2015!

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What is, ‘How did this guy get on Jeopardy?’ for a $100?
October 16th, 2014 under Game Shows. [ Comments: none ]

I don’t know about you, but I always assumed that if you were selected to be a contestant on Jeopardy that you had to be really smart? Well Dan (and Wolf Blitzer) is making me rethink that. It wasn’t his question to an answer that made me contemplate him being on the show? It was the story he shared about his trip to Paris, and he told Alex Trebeck that he thought the sun was the moon. Then he actually added that he still has a problem til this day telling them apart. Ummm, it really isn’t that hard. During the day it is the sun, at night it is the moon. What’s complicated about that?
BTW can you believe that he is a Ph.D student in Physics? Maybe there’s hope for me to get a Ph. D then?

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Is this the Wheel of Fortune’s worst guess?
June 6th, 2014 under Game Shows. [ Comments: none ]


via TMZ
On Wednesday’s Wheel of Fortune a contestant made a guess that was so far off from the answer that some are dubbing the worst guess in the show’s history. Stephen Dryer was trying to guess the lyrics that go with with S-RF C–Y -ERE -W COME, and he guessed it was “surf clay here we go”. Um, it says “come”, so why did he say go? And what is surf clay? I guess the pressure of it got to him.
So do you think this is the worst guess in the show’s run? I don’t.

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What is this Wheel of Fortune’s player’s Achilles Heel?
April 12th, 2014 under Game Shows. [ Comments: 2 ]


It was College Week on Wheel of Fortune and it was not a good one for Julian from Indiana University. Even though the wheel was his friend, the board was anything but. First he failed to solve Mythological Hero Achilles, even though all the letters were on the board. How you ask? Because he mispronounced Achilles as Aa-chill-es.
It didn’t get any better for him because he continued to miss solving the puzzles; which was a good thing for Shelby, the contestant on his left, who was able to finish what he couldn’t.
Poor Julian, some are saying he was the worst player in the game show’s run, but I don’t think he was. If he kept spinning on to Bankrupt or Lose a Turn every round or guess J, X, Y or Z every time, then I would agree. Do you think he is the worst player ever on Wheel of Fortune?

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Ellen DeGeneres buys that Wheel of Fortune guy a New Baby Buggy!
March 21st, 2014 under Ellen DeGeneres, Game Shows. [ Comments: none ]


On Wednesday night the world was amazed how Emil de Leon solved the Bonus Round Puzzle on Wheel of Fortune with only the first two letters having been revealed. Well, Ellen DeGeneres was so amazed that she will have him on her show this Monday. The best WOF contestant ever explained how he came up with the answer on his first try and it makes sense. Does it mean you or I could do the same thing? Hell-to-the-no!
Then Ellen wanted to see if he could do it again by coming up with her own puzzles for him to solve and of course he did. Proving he really is the best WOF player ever.
Finally, when his segment was over, Ellen had a present for him. It was a New Baby Buggy! A phrase that will probably be on his tombstone in the far far future.

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This contestant’s wheely fortunate guess on Wheel of Fortune
March 20th, 2014 under Game Shows. [ Comments: none ]


Emilbert deLeon was playing the Bonus Round on Wheel of Fortune yesterday and he only got the first two letters from the phrase to help him solve the puzzle. Believe it or not, he was able to do it, just from NE_ ____ _____ on his very first try. Pat Sajak told him to guess, and the first thing that came to his mind was NEW BABY BUGGY and that was the Thing that was up there. How he got it, no one knows. But what we do know is that his expression is absolutely priceless.
Not only did he get $45,000 for solving it, but he also got frisked from Sajak. What a really lucky guy!
BTW I wonder if used his earnings to buy a new baby buggy. At least he should purchase one as a constant reminder of his awesome feat!

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The Price is Right for Sheree L. Heil
December 30th, 2013 under Game Shows. [ Comments: none ]


Sheree L. Heil went to a taping of The Price is Right and all she wanted to do was to come on down. What the Tacoma, Wa resident got was so much more because she is part of the game show’s history. On today’s episode she went home with the largest prize in the history of The Price is Right on Daytime. She won a Audi R8 V8 Spyder Quattro S Tronic valued at $157,300.00 and $10,000 to boot. Not bad for someone who got to cross being a contestant on TPIR off of her bucket list.
BTW I wonder if she flew home or drove home in her brand new car? I would’ve done the latter, feeling the ocean breeze of the PCH as I rode with the top down all the way home to Washington. Imagine how awesome that would be!

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You’ll never believe who gets Vanna White’s dresses after the show!
October 7th, 2013 under Game Shows. [ Comments: 1 ]


The most frequently asked question to Vanna White of “Do you get to keep you clothes?” Well she revealed she does not, and you’ll never guess who gets to lounge around in her beautiful Wheel of Fortune duds when she takes them off. That person is none other than the host, Pat Sajak, himself. Instead of buying a vowel, I want to buy something that rhymes with that last word, and that is foul. There are things you can never unsee and this is definitely one of them. Although he looks a whole lot better than I thought he would.
BTW do you think that Sajak looks better in drag than Howie Mandel? Personally I think both game show hosts are just as beautiful as the models on their shows.
We are still 24 days from Halloween and I am loving that all of these men are Walking like a Woman!

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