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clemon79

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« Reply #15 on: January 29, 2013, 08:48:53 PM »
I think he\'s referring to the incident when the Big Spin ball landed in the top prize, the contestant started celebrating, and the ball landed in a different space, leading to a lawsuit.

 


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« Reply #16 on: January 29, 2013, 09:40:57 PM »
I think he\'s referring to the incident when the Big Spin ball landed in the top prize, the contestant started celebrating, and the ball landed in a different space, leading to a lawsuit.

Well, that\'s the general version, but two big problems were that


1) the host (Geoff Edwards, who had just taken over from Chuck Woolery) called the contestant a winner despite the fact that the ball hadn\'t been in the top prize slot for the required five seconds to be \"official\", and


2) the contestant\'s celebrating (and those of her friends/family) caused the ball to be dislodged and go into the lowest-valued space.


 


Those, plus a picture showing the celebration and the dislodged ball plus (IIRC) videotaped proof that the \"five-second rule\" hadn\'t been regularly enforced led to a win in that contestant\'s favor.


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« Reply #17 on: January 29, 2013, 11:57:39 PM »
Apparently I remember Fox never having any daytime programming... But we have already debunked that.
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« Reply #18 on: January 30, 2013, 11:42:58 AM »

One contestant on Alex Trebek\'s Double Dare slipped and phrased a response in the form of a question. (I\'m not positive, but in a coincidence, I think it was a guy who would later be a champion on Trebek\'s Jeopardy!) I saw that episode during the show\'s original run. Between then and seeing the show again on GSN, I somehow misremembered it as being the rule.


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