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BrandonFG

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Re: ABC greenlights "Celebrity Wheel of Fortune"
« Reply #60 on: January 04, 2021, 03:54:01 PM »
It sounds a lot like a detective show theme song from the 70s.

Wouldn't hurt for ABC's promo department to dial back on the kinetic typography.
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JMFabiano

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Re: ABC greenlights "Celebrity Wheel of Fortune"
« Reply #61 on: January 04, 2021, 04:11:18 PM »
Gee, what is with the ABC games and their phoned-in MIDI versions of the themes? M'eh.
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So worse than the WOF theme we have now as it is?
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Re: ABC greenlights "Celebrity Wheel of Fortune"
« Reply #62 on: January 04, 2021, 04:17:07 PM »
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Kevin Prather

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Re: ABC greenlights "Celebrity Wheel of Fortune"
« Reply #63 on: January 04, 2021, 06:44:39 PM »
Gee, what is with the ABC games and their phoned-in MIDI versions of the themes? M'eh.

You sure it's different? I can't tell the difference.

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Re: ABC greenlights "Celebrity Wheel of Fortune"
« Reply #64 on: January 04, 2021, 08:19:30 PM »
Gee, what is with the ABC games and their phoned-in MIDI versions of the themes? M'eh.

You sure it's different? I can't tell the difference.

There's some different instrumentation. I'm inclined to believe that this was a different mix that was already recorded and just decided to use this one because it sounded more posh.
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Kevin Prather

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Re: ABC greenlights "Celebrity Wheel of Fortune"
« Reply #65 on: January 04, 2021, 08:43:49 PM »
Tell you what, Twitter has been on fire the last couple days over the whole Ken Jennings/Bean Dad thing, and looking at posts about the new Celebrity WoF, the Twitterverse isn't exactly going easy on Sajak either.

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Re: ABC greenlights "Celebrity Wheel of Fortune"
« Reply #66 on: January 05, 2021, 09:24:51 AM »
Gee, what is with the ABC games and their phoned-in MIDI versions of the themes? M'eh.

You sure it's different? I can't tell the difference.

I thought about modifying my original reply with an "I see what you did there" type message, assuming Blanquepage was being sarcastic about how bland and nondescript the Wheel theme is now in general. 
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Re: ABC greenlights "Celebrity Wheel of Fortune"
« Reply #67 on: January 05, 2021, 06:08:44 PM »
Gee, what is with the ABC games and their phoned-in MIDI versions of the themes? M'eh.

You sure it's different? I can't tell the difference.

I thought about modifying my original reply with an "I see what you did there" type message, assuming Blanquepage was being sarcastic about how bland and nondescript the Wheel theme is now in general.

...No, no sarcasm. I'm referring actually to how the ABC versions of classic games take the themes with real instruments and turn them into make these half-baked synthed-up renditions. At least the regular 'Wheel' theme has real percussions and horns.   :-\
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