History Series / PressYourLuck

22nd Mar '17 6:26:23 AM MisterVercetti
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** In the first few weeks, the questions were noticeably more difficult, resulting in low spin totals (one early episode had the contestants going into round 2 with a mere seven spins between them). Over time, the difficulty was adjusted in order to increase the number of spins won.



** There were also very few "+ One Spin" spaces in both rounds. While R1 always had four (five in the pilot), R2 went from having seven (eight in the pilot) to nine and eventually anywhere from 12-14. The initial number of free spins in R2 resulted in episodes running way too short.

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** There were also very few "+ One Spin" spaces in both rounds. While R1 always had four (five in the pilot), R2 went from having seven (eight in the pilot) to nine and eventually anywhere from 12-14. The Combined with the more difficult questions resulting in fewer spins going into the round, the initial number of free spins in R2 resulted in episodes running way too short.
17th Mar '17 6:55:15 AM Schroeder1174
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** Many of the then-in-vogue music stars parodied in the animations also date the show to TheEighties, such as Music/TammyWynette, [[Music/CultureClub Boy George]] and ''Thriller''-era MichaelJackson.

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** Many of the then-in-vogue music stars parodied in the animations also date the show to TheEighties, such as Music/TammyWynette, [[Music/CultureClub Boy George]] and ''Thriller''-era MichaelJackson.Music/MichaelJackson.
17th Mar '17 6:52:04 AM Schroeder1174
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** Many of the then-in-vogue music stars parodied in the animations also date the show to TheEighties, such as TammyWynette, [[Music/CultureClub Boy George]] and ''Thriller''-era MichaelJackson.

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** Many of the then-in-vogue music stars parodied in the animations also date the show to TheEighties, such as TammyWynette, Music/TammyWynette, [[Music/CultureClub Boy George]] and ''Thriller''-era MichaelJackson.
17th Mar '17 6:51:35 AM Schroeder1174
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** Many of the then-in-vogue music stars parodied in the animations also date the show to TheEighties, such as TammyWynette, [[Music/CultureClub Boy George]] and ''Thriller''-era MichaelJackson.
1st Feb '17 9:34:23 AM KoopaKid17
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* PlayerNudge: If a contestant hits two Whammies in Round 1, Peter will warn them about the possibility of landing on a third as a subtle coax into getting them to pass any remaining spins.
8th Dec '16 1:33:32 AM Morgenthaler
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* {{Badass}}: Michael Larson for beating the seemingly random Big Board, which nobody else had ever done before (save, according to recollections, a player on ''Second Chance'').
** There were other contestants waiting in the wings who also memorized the patterns, but Larson's reign resulted in an overhaul of the board's programming, so future savvy players had much lower odds of winning like Larson did.
27th Nov '16 11:02:08 AM Gimere
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* OutOfOrder: The 1985 College[[note]]April 1-5[[/note]] and Back-To-School[[note]]August 26-30 + 1 Unaired[[/note]] Weeks were respectively taped in between the tapings of the April 26 & 29 and August 21 & 22 episodes, despite carrying the respective sequential episode code numbers of #395-#399 and #500-#505.
16th Oct '16 5:00:28 PM Aspie1987
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*** '''Move One Space''': Used in #1 (R1 only), #9 (R2 only), and #14 (R2 only, although the pilot also had it at #14 in R1}[[/note]]). Allowed you to choose between 2/18 (#1), 8/10 (#9), and 13/15 (#14).

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*** '''Move One Space''': Used in #1 (R1 only), #9 (R2 only), and #14 (R2 only, although the pilot also had it at #14 in R1}[[/note]]).R1). Allowed you to choose between 2/18 (#1), 8/10 (#9), and 13/15 (#14).
6th Oct '16 11:48:54 AM tadaru
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* TheEighties: The show aired from 1983 to 1986, and some of the clothing and [[EightiesHair hair]] on contestants make it quite hard to miss.

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* TheEighties: TheEighties / UnintentionalPeriodPiece : The show aired from 1983 to 1986, and some of the clothing and [[EightiesHair hair]] on contestants make it quite hard to miss.
6th Oct '16 11:47:12 AM tadaru
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* FourIsDeath: Four Whammies and you're gone. Beginning September 17, 1984, special Whammy animations were introduced that would play anytime a contestant hit four Whammies. The first was a baseball umpire[[note]] He appeared directly in front of the contestant, and after a baseball sound effect, he yells "YOU'RE OUT!!!", with a SlasherSmile. Prior to this Whammy's appearance, other Whammy animations were used like normal when a contestant hit four Whammies, with at least one instance past this and ''Whammy!'' returning to that trend for elimination (no "You're Out" Whammies were used on Todd Newton's version) [[/note]], the second was a Whammy on a cruise ship [[note]] This is also one of the "remove score digit by digit going right" Whammies, and as the cruise ships sails across the money, the Whammy says "Hasta Luego! Arrivederci! Bon Voyage! That means goodbye! Hahahaha!" This was the elimination Whammy used on Creator/LeslieNielsen in Series/GameshowMarathon's version of ''PYL'', and since that was also the last Whammy of that game and no further ''PYL'' games have been played, it also makes it the last appearance of the Whammy on television to date [[/note]], and the third, appearing in 1986, was a barbershop quartet[[note]] This only began appearing on GSN recently, and featured three Whammies dressed in barbershop clothes like in opera plus a dog conductor character that may be Fang rising up from the bottom of the screen. Once they're in front of the contestant, they sing, "You're out. You're outtttt. You're outtttttt. You're outtttttttt." then shout, "YOU'RE OUT!" while turning to the screen. This Whammy was rarely seen due to being used in the last few months of ''PYL'''s run, which GSN did not have until recent years, and was the last elimination Whammy seen on the show prior to 2006's ''Game Show Marathon''[[/note]].

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* FourIsDeath: FourIsDeath / HaveANiceDeath : Four Whammies and you're gone. Beginning September 17, 1984, special Whammy animations were introduced that would play anytime a contestant hit four Whammies. The first was a baseball umpire[[note]] He appeared directly in front of the contestant, and after a baseball sound effect, he yells "YOU'RE OUT!!!", with a SlasherSmile. Prior to this Whammy's appearance, other Whammy animations were used like normal when a contestant hit four Whammies, with at least one instance past this and ''Whammy!'' returning to that trend for elimination (no "You're Out" Whammies were used on Todd Newton's version) [[/note]], the second was a Whammy on a cruise ship [[note]] This is also one of the "remove score digit by digit going right" Whammies, and as the cruise ships sails across the money, the Whammy says "Hasta Luego! Arrivederci! Bon Voyage! That means goodbye! Hahahaha!" This was the elimination Whammy used on Creator/LeslieNielsen in Series/GameshowMarathon's version of ''PYL'', and since that was also the last Whammy of that game and no further ''PYL'' games have been played, it also makes it the last appearance of the Whammy on television to date [[/note]], and the third, appearing in 1986, was a barbershop quartet[[note]] This only began appearing on GSN recently, and featured three Whammies dressed in barbershop clothes like in opera plus a dog conductor character that may be Fang rising up from the bottom of the screen. Once they're in front of the contestant, they sing, "You're out. You're outtttt. You're outtttttt. You're outtttttttt." then shout, "YOU'RE OUT!" while turning to the screen. This Whammy was rarely seen due to being used in the last few months of ''PYL'''s run, which GSN did not have until recent years, and was the last elimination Whammy seen on the show prior to 2006's ''Game Show Marathon''[[/note]].
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