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Old 11-12-2013, 01:57 PM   #1 (permalink)
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OK, that one was easy. Hollywood Squares. Some (most) of us may remember this one, some may not.

Let's discuss past/present game shows we like, loathe, etc.

Take for example Family Feud. I came in during the Ray Combs era - thought he was cool. But, I'd never watch it today with Steve Harvey as host - he's a complete tool.

Go ahead, have at it. Game shows.

I'll even throw in a :turkey: for good measure.
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Jeopardy - more specifically - Kids Tournament. It's the only time I actually feel competent.
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I used to love Tic-Tac-Dough and Card Sharks
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As a kid, I used to like watching "Let's Make A Deal" just for the costumes and the animals they would reveal when someone picked the wrong door.

I was always yelling out, "Hey, Cool! I want a goat, too!" Haha! (I could never understand why they were disappointed.)
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Press your Luck.....

No Whammies, No Whammies, No Whammies, STOP!

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Jeopardy - more specifically - Kids Tournament. It's the only time I actually feel competent.
That is funny. That is the time I can't watch it. I don't care for the college tournament either. I'm a Jeopardy junky, but don't watch it all that much.


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I could sit and watch Price is Right (Barker mostly, but I actually don't mind Drew Carey, which I found surprising) all day long. That show is pretty entertaining.

Wheel of Fortune - no
Jeopardy - depends, but mostly no
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Big Bucks, Big Bucks, No Whammies....Stop!
Press Your Luck was the greatest!

Although can anyone tell me what this game show was...
It was on during the early 90's or even the late 80's.
I believe it aired on Saturday mornings.
Kids were the contestants one boy and one girl per team.
I remember the bonus round had one side that were girl prizes and the other was boy prizes. The girl would go through and select the items she thought the boy would pick and vice versa for the boy. Then they had to match the prize they thought the other picked. As a child, I wanted to be on this show. Anyone else remember it??
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Big Bucks, Big Bucks, No Whammies....Stop!
Press Your Luck was the greatest!

Although can anyone tell me what this game show was...
It was on during the early 90's or even the late 80's.
I believe it aired on Saturday mornings.
Kids were the contestants one boy and one girl per team.
I remember the bonus round had one side that were girl prizes and the other was boy prizes. The girl would go through and select the items she thought the boy would pick and vice versa for the boy. Then they had to match the prize they thought the other picked. As a child, I wanted to be on this show. Anyone else remember it??
Was that the same one where they had a maze they had to run through and collect as many prize redemption cards as they could, which determined how many prizes they got to pick out after they won?
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i like most of the ones already mentioned. i really loved who wants to be a millionaire when it first aired, beside jeopardy, this was the only game show my whole family would sit around and watch together.
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Was that the same one where they had a maze they had to run through and collect as many prize redemption cards as they could, which determined how many prizes they got to pick out after they won?
Yes, that's how they got to pick the prizes....I couldn't remember, my childhood memories are kinda hazy. We are getting closer to solving this one!! You must be in your 30's too.
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I'll take Richard Dawson and Match Game as most "tongue in cheek" naughtiest game ever;
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Big Bucks, Big Bucks, No Whammies....Stop!
Press Your Luck was the greatest!

Although can anyone tell me what this game show was...
It was on during the early 90's or even the late 80's.
I believe it aired on Saturday mornings.
Kids were the contestants one boy and one girl per team.
I remember the bonus round had one side that were girl prizes and the other was boy prizes. The girl would go through and select the items she thought the boy would pick and vice versa for the boy. Then they had to match the prize they thought the other picked. As a child, I wanted to be on this show. Anyone else remember it??
I think it was called "I'm telling" The contestants on that one were siblings.
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Legends of the Hidden Temple.

Come one you guys in your 20s, you GOTTA remember that one!
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Who remembers why people had to buy the porcelain dalmation on WOF?
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I think it was called "I'm telling" The contestants on that one were siblings.
Just looked it up, and that is correct. Thanks for solving one of my lost memories!
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I also wanted to be a contestant on Double Dare and Wild and Crazy Kids.
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Big Bucks, Big Bucks, No Whammies....Stop!
Press Your Luck was the greatest!

Although can anyone tell me what this game show was...
It was on during the early 90's or even the late 80's.
I believe it aired on Saturday mornings.
Kids were the contestants one boy and one girl per team.
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Legends of the Hidden Temple.

Come one you guys in your 20s, you GOTTA remember that one!
I always wished I'd be a contestant on that show, would've been so bad ass.
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I think it was called "I'm telling" The contestants on that one were siblings.
There you go! That's it.
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Does anybody know what that one game show was called that was in a grocery market? They would answer grocery questions during the game, then at the end the winners had to race around the store and figure out where to go next by looking at the clue on some kind of food or item. I don't know why but I always watched that show.
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I used to love that one. Double Dare and Starcade were just as awesome.
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Does anybody know what that one game show was called that was in a grocery market? They would answer grocery questions during the game, then at the end the winners had to race around the store and figure out where to go next by looking at the clue on some kind of food or item. I don't know why but I always watched that show.
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Does anybody know what that one game show was called that was in a grocery market? They would answer grocery questions during the game, then at the end the winners had to race around the store and figure out where to go next by looking at the clue on some kind of food or item. I don't know why but I always watched that show.
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