History Series / Scrabble

25th Jun '16 2:22:26 PM Vahanisback
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** If a letter was called, the other was removed instantly; in January 1985, it was changed to have the other letter go back into the shuffle.
** Originally, if a champion retired undefeated, another Sprint round would be played with two new contestants to find a replacement. This was done only one time on the July 24, 1984 show, after Annie [=McCormick=] retired, and this was changed to playing a second consecutive Crossword round.

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** If In the Sprint round, if a letter was called, the other was removed instantly; in January 1985, it was changed to have the other letter go back into the shuffle.
** Originally, if a champion retired undefeated, another Sprint round would be played with two new contestants to find a replacement. This was done only one time on the July 24, 1984 show, after Annie [=McCormick=] retired, retired undefeated, and this was changed to playing a second consecutive Crossword round.
25th Jun '16 2:20:28 PM Vahanisback
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** Originally, the Sprint round had contestants call out words from their choice of the blue or pink envelope. In March 1985, this was changed to having them play the same three (later four) words, with the returning champion being ushered into an isolation booth. Also originally, if a letter was called, the other was removed instantly; in Janauary 1985, it was changed to have the other letter go back into the shuffle.
** Originally, if a champion retired undefeated, another Sprint round would be played with two new contestants to find a replacement. This was done only one time on the July 24, 1984 show, after Annie McCormick retired, and this was changed to playing a second consecutive Crossword round.

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** Originally, the Sprint round had contestants call out words from their choice of the blue or pink envelope. In March 1985, this was changed to having them play the same three (later four) words, with the returning champion being ushered into an isolation booth. Also originally, if booth.
** If
a letter was called, the other was removed instantly; in Janauary January 1985, it was changed to have the other letter go back into the shuffle.
** Originally, if a champion retired undefeated, another Sprint round would be played with two new contestants to find a replacement. This was done only one time on the July 24, 1984 show, after Annie McCormick [=McCormick=] retired, and this was changed to playing a second consecutive Crossword round.
25th Jun '16 2:17:55 PM Vahanisback
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** Originally, the Sprint round had contestants call out words from their choice of the blue or pink envelope, but this was later changed to having them play the same three (later four) words. Also originally, if a letter was called, the other was removed instantly; in 1985, it was changed to have the other letter go back into the shuffle.

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** Originally, the Sprint round had contestants call out words from their choice of the blue or pink envelope, but envelope. In March 1985, this was later changed to having them play the same three (later four) words. words, with the returning champion being ushered into an isolation booth. Also originally, if a letter was called, the other was removed instantly; in Janauary 1985, it was changed to have the other letter go back into the shuffle.
25th Jun '16 10:16:22 AM Vahanisback
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** For the first 2 1/4 years, the games straddled. Two new contestants competed in the Crossword Game, with the winning contestant competing against the returning champion. A contestant who won five matches won a total of $20,000 (originally $28,000), while a 10-time champion granted him/her a total of $40,000 (originally $55,500) and rendered him/her undefeated.

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** For the first 2 1/4 years, 2¼-years, the games straddled. Two new contestants competed in the Crossword Game, with the winning contestant competing against the returning champion. A contestant who won five matches won a total of $20,000 (originally $28,000), while a 10-time champion granted him/her a total of $40,000 (originally $55,500) and rendered him/her undefeated.
5th Jun '16 1:00:54 PM Vahanisback
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** For the first two years and a quarter, the games straddled. Two new contestants competed in the Crossword Game, with the winning contestant competing against the returning champion. A contestant who won five matches won a total of $20,000 (originally $28,000), while a 10-time champion granted him/her a total of $40,000 (originally $55,500) and rendered him/her undefeated.

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** For the first two years and a quarter, 2 1/4 years, the games straddled. Two new contestants competed in the Crossword Game, with the winning contestant competing against the returning champion. A contestant who won five matches won a total of $20,000 (originally $28,000), while a 10-time champion granted him/her a total of $40,000 (originally $55,500) and rendered him/her undefeated.
2nd Jun '16 6:06:25 PM Vahanisback
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** Viewers were invited to send in words and clues to be used in the opening sequence. The viewer whose word was chosen each day received a ''Scrabble'' T-shirt.

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** Viewers Starting in the Fall of 1986, viewers were invited to send in words and clues to be used in the opening sequence. The viewer whose word was chosen each day received a ''Scrabble'' T-shirt.
2nd Jun '16 6:00:16 PM Vahanisback
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** "This is [Contestant's name here]! In just a few moments he/she could win $20,000[[note]]or "$40,000", or "Over $55,000" early on[[/note]] on ''Scrabble''!"[[note]]Used during the 1984-1986 format if a contestant was going for his or her 5th or 10 win.[[/note]]

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** "This is [Contestant's name here]! In just a few moments he/she could win $20,000[[note]]or "$40,000", or "Over $55,000" early on[[/note]] on ''Scrabble''!"[[note]]Used during the 1984-1986 format if a contestant was going for his or her 5th or 10 10th win.[[/note]]
2nd Jun '16 5:52:05 PM Vahanisback
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** This is [Contestant's name here]! In just a few moments he/she could win $20,000[[note]]or "$40,000", or "Over $55,000" early on[[/note]] on ''Scrabble''![[note]]Used during the 1984-1986 format if a contestant was going for his or her 5th or 10 win.[[/note]]

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** This "This is [Contestant's name here]! In just a few moments he/she could win $20,000[[note]]or "$40,000", or "Over $55,000" early on[[/note]] on ''Scrabble''![[note]]Used ''Scrabble''!"[[note]]Used during the 1984-1986 format if a contestant was going for his or her 5th or 10 win.[[/note]]
2nd Jun '16 5:50:15 PM Vahanisback
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* OpeningNarration: See above.
** This is [Contestant's name here]! In just a few moments he/she could win $20,000[[note]]or "$40,000", or "Over $55,000" early on[[/note]] on ''Scrabble''![[note]]Used during the 1984-1986 format if a contestant was going for his or her 5th or 10 win.[[/note]]
28th Apr '16 7:28:34 PM Vahanisback
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** The bonus squares were for direction for most of the first three months. Starting in October 1984, $500 was awarded for correct guess on the blue square, and $1,000 was awarded for the pink. These bonuses were dropped briefly with the Spelling format in 1985, and also starting in 1985, Woolery started handing out to them in fake money called "Chuck Bucks".

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** The bonus squares were for direction decoration for most of the first three months. Starting in October 1984, $500 was awarded for correct guess on the blue square, and $1,000 was awarded for the pink. These bonuses were dropped briefly with the Spelling format in 1985, and also starting in 1985, Woolery started handing out to them in fake money called "Chuck Bucks".
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