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The Price is Right, and this model’s mistake on the show is priceless!
April 3rd, 2015 under Game Shows. [ Comments: 1 ]

Andrea was a contestant on The Price of Right and she had 3 guesses to guess the right amount of a car to win it. She went with the top price and Manuela revealed that it was not the correct one. I guess the model liked removing prices because she accidentally removed the tag below the failed guess to reveal that was the winning price. Drew Carey laughed and then decided instead of doing a retake to give Andrea the car. All Andrea could do was hide in shame, but the host and the contestant comforted her until she came out of hiding.
Andrea might’ve won the car, but Manuela won our hearts. Hopefully, she still has a job! As she should because she gave the game show some great free publicity!


What is one of the worst games of Jeopardy?
March 13th, 2015 under Game Shows. [ Comments: none ]

Jeopardy had a really bad episode yesterday. How bad? Only one contestant made it to Final Jeopardy and Kristin went into it with just $8,400. The other two contestants ended the first two rounds in the negative, so they were eliminated. Brad was only $200 away from 0, but poor Stephanie was $6,800 from being in the positive. Even Wolf Blitzer was like, I can do better than that.
When it comes to Kristin, she won the game but she got the final question wrong. Thankfully, she didn’t bet it all or the episode really would’ve been a big fat zero.
So you have to wonder about this episode? Were the questions really hard or were the contestants really dumb. I guess, “What is really dumb?” And to be really dumb on Jeopardy still makes you smarter than most.


WhaT’s going on aT Wheel of ForTune?
February 18th, 2015 under Game Shows. [ Comments: none ]

This week, not one but two contestants on Wheel of Fortune made some incredible correct guesses. Both of them were able to do it with just the letter T on the board. Shawn figured out “Training for a Triathlon” with 3 just three Ts up there and Rufus got “Championship Match” with just one.
I am not sure whose guess was more impressive, so I will say it is a tie or toss-up. Two puzzles, I am sure they would be able to solve because both words have a T in them.


What is a new low for Alex Trebek?
February 7th, 2015 under Game Shows. [ Comments: none ]

via Eonline
The other day on Jeopardy they had a category called “Hard Rockers” and the contestants had to tell us which singer sang the lyrics that Alex Trebek just read. One of the questions that the host read was the lyrics to Motley Crue’s Girls Girls Girls and you can hear the disgust grow stronger with each passing word that he said.
I’ll take, “What is Poor Alex Trebek for a $100?” And I’ll take, “What is Poor Motley Crue for $1,000?”


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.


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.


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!


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?


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.


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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