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30th Apr '18 11:20:43 PM Lirodon
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** '''You'd Expect:''' The contestant to realize she is ''[[EasierThanEasy literally asking him how many feet he has]]'' (Ellen is fond of using RedHerring questions like this in games played on her daytime talk show, such as Know or Go, where the actual question is often only vaguely relevant to the first half of it).
** '''Instead:''' The contestant overthinks it, talking out the question as "how many inches do you have?", and responding with "36 inches". When Ellen points out his flawed logic, he then answers with "3 feet".

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** '''You'd Expect:''' The contestant to realize she is ''[[EasierThanEasy [[EasierThanEasy literally asking him how many feet he has]]'' feet]] '''''[[EasierThanEasy he]]''''' [[EasierThanEasy has]] (Ellen is fond of using RedHerring questions like this in games played on her daytime talk show, such as Know or Go, where the actual question is often only vaguely relevant to the first half of it).
** '''Instead:''' The contestant overthinks it, talking out the question as "how many inches do you have?", and responding with "36 inches". When Ellen points out his flawed logic, he then answers with "3 feet"."[[FailedASpotCheck 3 feet]]".
30th Apr '18 11:19:18 PM Lirodon
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** '''You'd Expect:''' The contestant to realize she is ''literally'' asking him how many feet he has (Ellen is fond of using RedHerring questions like this in games played on her daytime talk show, such as Know or Go, where the actual question is often only vaguely relevant to the first half of it).

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** '''You'd Expect:''' The contestant to realize she is ''literally'' ''[[EasierThanEasy literally asking him how many feet he has has]]'' (Ellen is fond of using RedHerring questions like this in games played on her daytime talk show, such as Know or Go, where the actual question is often only vaguely relevant to the first half of it).
20th Mar '18 3:45:37 PM nombretomado
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* ''Series/LegendsOfTheHiddenTemple'' has had its share of bad player choices, the most {{egregious}} examples being in the climactic Temple run. In this series of rooms, the players are met with various challenges such as assembling a 3-piece statue, pressing an actuator, or finding a hidden key to move on to the next room, and three random rooms have Temple Guards that take away their pendant of life or remove them from the temple. Once a contestant reaches the episodes' [[MacGuffin Artifact]], all the doors are unlocked and the guards vanish. \\

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* ''Series/LegendsOfTheHiddenTemple'' has had its share of bad player choices, the most {{egregious}} JustForFun/{{egregious}} examples being in the climactic Temple run. In this series of rooms, the players are met with various challenges such as assembling a 3-piece statue, pressing an actuator, or finding a hidden key to move on to the next room, and three random rooms have Temple Guards that take away their pendant of life or remove them from the temple. Once a contestant reaches the episodes' [[MacGuffin Artifact]], all the doors are unlocked and the guards vanish. \\
26th Feb '18 10:32:53 PM Lirodon
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-->'''Ellen''': [[DeadpanSnarker Well, you’re handsome and that's all that matters, John. You have 2 feet.]]
19th Feb '18 3:19:27 PM Spinosegnosaurus77
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* February 6, 2018: “Who are [[Music/TheBeatles the Fab Four]]?” “[[ShapedLikeItself The Fab Four]]”.
19th Feb '18 3:14:07 PM Spinosegnosaurus77
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* February 6, 2018: One contestant offered these answers.
** “Name a North American country.” “North Carolina”.
** “Name a Shakespeare play.” “''Alice In Wonderland''”.
6th Feb '18 3:18:16 PM Spinosegnosaurus77
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* January 23, 2018: Two gems from the same contestant.
** “What does ‘WWW’ stand for?” “The Internet”.
** “Which movie starred Sandra Bullock on a speeding bus?” “''Film/{{Trainwreck}}''”.
28th Jan '18 3:56:10 PM Spinosegnosaurus77
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* January 9, 2018: “Which state is Music/FloRida from?” “Georgia”.
28th Jan '18 3:37:52 PM Spinosegnosaurus77
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* January 9, 2018: “Name a person with 50 million Twitter followers.” “Facebook”.
24th Jan '18 8:44:23 AM Spinosegnosaurus77
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** States whose name end with the letter 'A'; A contestant guesses "Oregon" with an [[ItsPronouncedTroPay odd pronunciation]] that tried to make it sound like "Oregonia".

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** States whose name end with the letter 'A'; A a contestant guesses "Oregon" with an [[ItsPronouncedTroPay odd pronunciation]] that tried to make it sound like "Oregonia"."Oregonia".
** Cardio equipment Ellen has used; another contestant answers “jumping jacks”.

** Daytime soap operas that have aired between the 1990's and now; a contestant guesses ''Series/ILoveLucy'' (which is neither a soap opera or from the 1990's at all)

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** Daytime soap operas that have aired between the 1990's and now; a contestant guesses ''Series/ILoveLucy'' (which is neither a soap opera or from the 1990's at all)all).
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