History Fridge / WheelOfFortune

30th May '17 7:18:22 PM nombretomado
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* Game show example: I wondered what the point of current episodes of ''WheelOfFortune'' adding $1,000 dollars to the final spin that determines what you get for consonants in the last puzzle in each episode. However, after re-reading [[http://www.sirlin.net/articles/slippery-slope-and-perpetual-comeback.html this essay]] on the slippery slope property in games, I came to realize that this was done to prevent (or at least alleviate) any slippery slope effects should one player get a significant lead. -Duke

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* Game show example: I wondered what the point of current episodes of ''WheelOfFortune'' ''Series/WheelOfFortune'' adding $1,000 dollars to the final spin that determines what you get for consonants in the last puzzle in each episode. However, after re-reading [[http://www.sirlin.net/articles/slippery-slope-and-perpetual-comeback.html this essay]] on the slippery slope property in games, I came to realize that this was done to prevent (or at least alleviate) any slippery slope effects should one player get a significant lead. -Duke
22nd Jun '12 5:18:57 AM case
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** Yeah, it's basically applying the GoldenSnitch principle, without going too far. -Case
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