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8th Jan '16 11:16:57 PM Gimere
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** How much did the audience like your handiwork? Most notably seen on ''Queen For A Day'' (Applause Meter), although a few other games used similar ideas.
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** How much did the audience like your handiwork? Most notably seen on ''Queen For A Day'' ''Series/QueenForADay'' (Applause Meter), although a few other games used similar ideas.
8th Jan '16 9:52:56 AM TheUnsquished
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** What the hell is Liederkranz?![[note]]A generally all-male German chorus, [[BlessedAreTheCheesemakers an American variety of Limburger cheese]], or [[StageName the real last name]] the resident GameShowHost of ''Series/SesameStreet'', [[Characters/SesameStreet Guy Smiley]][[/note]]
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** What the hell is Liederkranz?![[note]]A generally all-male German chorus, [[BlessedAreTheCheesemakers an American variety of Limburger cheese]], cheese or [[StageName the real last name]] the resident GameShowHost of ''Series/SesameStreet'', [[Characters/SesameStreet Guy Smiley]][[/note]]
20th Dec '15 7:53:49 PM Gimere
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** ...and so is the ''danger!!!'' That breakaway wall behind you / trap door underneath you isn't there just for decoration...
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** ...and so is the ''danger!!!'' That breakaway wall behind you / [[Series/RussianRoulette trap door door]] underneath you isn't there just for decoration...

** Could be something good, could be [[Series/TreasureHuntUS a Klunk]], could be $25,000 in cash... (Most commonly recognized from its use in ''Deal or No Deal'', although it certainly wasn't the first game to use the idea.)
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** Could be something good, could be [[Series/TreasureHuntUS a Klunk]], could be $25,000 in cash... (Most commonly recognized from its use in ''Deal or No Deal'', on ''Series/DealOrNoDeal'', although it certainly wasn't the first game to use the idea.)

** "It's clear you're struggling today, there's too much of a difference between the scores that it's now impossible for you to catch up ... so why don't we end things right now and award the game to our champion." (Not specifically a game show trope, but happens on occasion due to unusual circumstances regarding poor performances that the game ends before its natural conclusion, most notably in the ''Pyramid'' franchise.)
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** "It's clear you're struggling today, there's too much of a difference between the scores that it's now impossible for you to catch up ... so why don't we end things right now and award the game to our champion." (Not specifically a game show trope, but happens on occasion due to unusual circumstances regarding poor performances that the game ends before its natural conclusion, most notably in the ''Pyramid'' ''Series/{{Pyramid}}'' franchise.)

** Let's reveal who today's Secret Square is...
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** [[Series/TheHollywoodSquares Let's reveal who today's Secret Square is...]]

** Your partner is offstage, where they can't see or hear your answers.
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** [[Series/FamilyFeud Your partner is offstage, where they can't see or hear your answers.]]

** What the hell ''is'' that thing, anyway? Did they really think someone would want this?
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** A Flokati Rug? What the hell ''is'' that thing, anyway? Did they really think someone would want this?
14th Dec '15 1:34:58 PM Gimere
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** Clang-clang-clang (whoop, WHOOP, ''WHOOOOOOP!!!'').
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** [[Series/ThePriceIsRight Clang-clang-clang (whoop, WHOOP, ''WHOOOOOOP!!!'').WHOOP,]] ''[[Series/ThePriceIsRight WHOOOOOOP!!!]]'').

** If you can find the flag in this giant snot-filled nose, you win a car! (Not limited to game shows, but was a ''staple'' of children's game shows and their spinoffs in the late 1980s-mid 1990s.)
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** [[Series/DoubleDare1986 If you can find the flag in this giant snot-filled nose, you win a car! car!]] (Not limited to game shows, but was a ''staple'' of children's game shows and their spinoffs in the late 1980s-mid 1990s.)

** Stop at $5,000 + One Spin! (Not explicitly a game show trope, but still very common on them.)
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** [[Series/PressYourLuck Stop at $5,000 + One Spin! Spin!]] (Not explicitly a game show trope, but still very common on them.)

** You can only win so much, or stay for so long. Be wary of shows that could very well make you a one-and-done champion with -$250.
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** You can only win so much, or stay for so long. Be wary of [[Series/MervGriffinsCrosswords shows that could very well make you a one-and-done champion with -$250.-$250]].

** Could be something good, could be a Klunk, could be $25,000 in cash... (Most commonly recognized from its use in ''Deal or No Deal'', although it certainly wasn't the first game to use the idea.)
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** Could be something good, could be [[Series/TreasureHuntUS a Klunk, Klunk]], could be $25,000 in cash... (Most commonly recognized from its use in ''Deal or No Deal'', although it certainly wasn't the first game to use the idea.)

** [=HeadOn=], apply directly to the forehead!
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** [=HeadOn=], Advertising/HeadOn, apply directly to the forehead!

** While you ponder on an answer to the question we just asked, here's your musical timer. (Most notably used on ''Jeopardy!'', although it's hardly unique.)
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** While you ponder on an answer to the question we just asked, here's your musical timer. (Most notably used on ''Jeopardy!'', ''Series/{{Jeopardy}}'', although it's hardly unique.)
2nd Sep '15 4:00:14 PM ANTMuddle
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%% * StatusQuoGameShow %% ** On this game show, StatusQuoIsGod.
16th Aug '15 4:45:12 AM ValarHodoris
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* JeopardyIntelligenceTest ** A character's knowledge, or lack thereof, is exposited to a viewer by showing them calling out answers while watching a televised game show.
27th Jul '15 10:26:20 AM IncoG5nito
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14th May '15 12:35:50 PM Phoenixion
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11th Apr '15 2:02:44 PM allium
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** What the hell is Liederkranz?![[note]]A generally all-male German chorus, [[BlessedAreTheCheesemakers an American variety of Limburger cheese]], or the real last name of [[Series/SesameStreet Guy Smiley]][[/note]]
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** What the hell is Liederkranz?![[note]]A generally all-male German chorus, [[BlessedAreTheCheesemakers an American variety of Limburger cheese]], or [[StageName the real last name name]] the resident GameShowHost of [[Series/SesameStreet ''Series/SesameStreet'', [[Characters/SesameStreet Guy Smiley]][[/note]]
11th Apr '15 2:00:03 PM allium
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** What the hell is Liederkranz?!
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** What the hell is Liederkranz?!Liederkranz?![[note]]A generally all-male German chorus, [[BlessedAreTheCheesemakers an American variety of Limburger cheese]], or the real last name of [[Series/SesameStreet Guy Smiley]][[/note]]
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