History YMMV / PressYourLuck

19th Jul '17 9:51:30 AM KoopaKid17
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* NeverLiveItDown: Michael Larson is best remembered for "cheating" during his miracle run, although in actuality he was playing by the rules. He just paid very close attention to the light patterns the show used and took advantage of them not being as random as the show claimed. In spite of this, Larson consistently can be seen on "Top Game Show Cheaters" lists.

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* NeverLiveItDown: Michael Larson is best remembered for "cheating" during his miracle run, although in and many media sites and Website/YouTube videos place him on "Top Game Show Cheaters" lists. In actuality he was playing by the rules. He rules; he just paid very close attention to the light patterns the show used and took advantage of them not being as random as the show claimed. In spite of this, Larson consistently can be seen on "Top Game Show Cheaters" lists.claimed.
21st Mar '17 8:00:05 AM MisterVercetti
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** Slides occasionally went dark, dim, or otherwise glitched out. On August 23, 1985, a slide actually ''blew up'', meaning that they had to stop taping and finish up that episode the next day.

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** Slides occasionally went dark, dim, got stuck, or otherwise glitched out.out, especially during the early episodes. On August 23, 1985, a slide actually ''blew up'', meaning that they had to stop taping and finish up that episode the next day.
18th Mar '17 10:00:08 AM KoopaKid17
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* LifeImitatesArt: One Whammy animations introduced in March 1984 had a politician Whammy barking "If elected, I will raise your taxes!" A few months later at the Democratic Convention, Reagan's opponent Walter Mondale admitted he will raise taxes if elected as president, citing that Reagan would do so as well and not be honest about it. [[CurbStompBattle Mondale was beaten soundly on Election Day]].

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* LifeImitatesArt: One Whammy animations animation introduced in March 1984 had a politician Whammy barking "If elected, I will raise your taxes!" A few months later at the Democratic Convention, Reagan's opponent Walter Mondale admitted he will raise taxes if elected as president, citing that Reagan would do so as well and not be honest about it. [[CurbStompBattle Mondale was beaten soundly on Election Day]].
18th Mar '17 9:59:46 AM KoopaKid17
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* LifeImitatesArt: One Whammy animation introduced in March 1984 had a politician Whammy barking "If elected, I will raise your taxes!" A few months later at the Democratic Convention, Reagan's opponent Walter Mondale admitted he will raise taxes if elected as president, citing that Reagan would do so as well and not be honest about it. [[CurbStompBattle Mondale was beaten soundly on Election Day]].

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* LifeImitatesArt: One Whammy animation animations introduced in March 1984 had a politician Whammy barking "If elected, I will raise your taxes!" A few months later at the Democratic Convention, Reagan's opponent Walter Mondale admitted he will raise taxes if elected as president, citing that Reagan would do so as well and not be honest about it. [[CurbStompBattle Mondale was beaten soundly on Election Day]].
18th Mar '17 9:55:33 AM KoopaKid17
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* LifeImitatesArt: One Whammy animation introduced in March 1984 had a politician Whammy barking "If elected, I will raise your taxes!" A few months later at the Democratic Convention, Reagan's opponent Walter Mondale admitted he will raise taxes if elected as president, citing that Reagan would do so as well and not be honest about it. [[CurbStompBattle Mondale was beaten soundly on Election Day]].
16th Feb '17 9:58:19 AM KoopaKid17
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* FunnyAneurysmMoment: One of the Whammy animations had the Whammy dive-bombing into the player's money with a biplane. Harder to watch after Tommarken, a pilot, was killed in a private plane crash in 2006.

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* FunnyAneurysmMoment: One of the Whammy animations had the Whammy dive-bombing into the player's money with a biplane. Harder to watch after Tommarken, Tomarken, a pilot, was killed in a private plane crash in 2006.
9th Feb '17 7:55:44 PM KoopaKid17
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* FunnyAneurysmMoment: One of the Whammy animations had the Whammy dive-bombing into the player's money with a biplane. Harder to watch after Tommarken, a pilot, was killed in a private plane crash in 2006.
1st Feb '17 9:36:09 AM KoopaKid17
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* VindicatedByReruns: Many game show fans later caught wind of the series when it aired on USA and later Creator/{{GSN}}.
11th Nov '16 7:33:33 AM MisterVercetti
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* AdaptationDisplacement: ''Press Your Luck'' was a revival of the 1977 Creator/{{ABC}} game ''Series/SecondChance'', also by Bill Carruthers. It doesn't help that only two episodes of ''Second Chance'' still exist on video, and a third on audiotape.

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* AdaptationDisplacement: ''Press Your Luck'' was a revival of the 1977 Creator/{{ABC}} game ''Series/SecondChance'', also by Bill Carruthers. It doesn't help that only two three episodes of ''Second Chance'' still exist on video, and a third fourth on audiotape.
15th Oct '16 9:33:12 AM KoopaKid17
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* NeverLiveItDown: Michael Larson is best remembered for "cheating" during his miracle run, although in actuality he was playing by the rules. He just paid very close attention to the light patterns the show used and took advantage of them not being as random as the show claimed, In spite of this, Larson consistently can be seen on "Top Game Show Cheaters" lists.

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* NeverLiveItDown: Michael Larson is best remembered for "cheating" during his miracle run, although in actuality he was playing by the rules. He just paid very close attention to the light patterns the show used and took advantage of them not being as random as the show claimed, claimed. In spite of this, Larson consistently can be seen on "Top Game Show Cheaters" lists.
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