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** During a Soap Opera week, one actor gave the clue "a leaky pipe" for "Things That Drip" which got buzzed but the pair got the other five subjects. Dick consulted with the judge and during the break they determined the clue was not synonymous (the clincher being that neither "leak" nor "drip" was listed as a synonyms for each other in the dictionary), so the team won $10,000.

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** During a Soap Opera week, one actor gave the clue "a leaky pipe" for "Things That Drip" which got buzzed but the pair got the other five subjects. Dick consulted with the judge and during the break they determined the clue was not synonymous (the clincher being that neither "leak" nor "drip" was listed as a synonyms for each other in the dictionary), so the team their charity won $10,000.


* In the 80s versions, any time a contestant won $5,000 for breaking a 21-21 tie.

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* In the 80s versions, any time a contestant won wins $5,000 for breaking a 21-21 tie.

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* Week of March 30, 1987: On one show, Nathan Cook wins $10,000 for two contestants, and they both qualify for the tournament. In the second Winner's Circle, the contestant gets the last subject "Things You Gather" with one clue: "Your thoughts."

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* In the 80s versions, any time a contestant won $5,000 for breaking a 21-21 tie.

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** May 1991: One contestant goes for $100,000 with Hillary Bailey Smith giving the clues. They reach the top category "Things That Stick Out" with a few seconds to spare. The contestant says "Things That Stick" and Hillary screams, thinking they've won. Time expires and John, after a RapidFireNo, explains that the contestant needed to say the ''other'' word "Out" to win. All is not lost as the same contestant makes it back to the Winner's Circle in the second half where she does win the $100,000 with Barry Jenner.

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* September 22, 1982: Constance [=McCashin=] winning $10,000 for two contestants on one show. The first stands out for a few reasons:
** It was the first time the Winner's Circle is won on this version.
** Constance received the clues.
** She gets the last two subjects with only one clue: "''Film/MidnightCowboy''" for "Creator/DustinHoffman Movies" and "a Popsicle" for "Things on a Stick". [[JustInTime The time's up buzzer starts sounding right after she says "stick"]].

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* 1988: Kelly Grogan becoming the daytime record holder the hard way. Shortly after ''The $25,000 Pyramid'' began its three-month return on CBS, Kelly made it to the Winner's Circle having already won $31,100. She got the top category "Things You Abandon" after Earl Holliman said "A basketed baby", but the audience cheered so loud that no one could hear the illegal clue buzzer. When the show came back, Dick explained that Earl's clue was a made-up expression which negated Kelly's $10,000 win. Her opponent bested her score with $800 to her $750, seemingly ending her run. Fast forward ten weeks, and Kelly is invited back. She announces her total as $41,100, meaning the judge overturned the loss. She eventually won $60,050, ending her run on Monday of the final week.


* Any time the sixth category in the Winner's Circle is guessed just as time expires. In the 80s versions, Dick will ask for an angle of the clock as an indication of a really close win.

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* Any time the sixth category in the Winner's Circle is guessed just as time expires. In the 80s versions, Dick will ask asks for an angle of the clock as an indication of a really close win.

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* Week of October 18, 1982: After winning $25,000 for a contestant, Nipsey Russell [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mLxwzUYIafU runs a victory lap around the Winner's Circle]].

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* The pitchfilm has Bill Cullen talking about the excitement of contestants winning big on ''$10,000'' accompanied by clips of Winner's Circle triumphs.


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* [[https://youtu.be/jfk_GT3DD9E Date unknown]]: During one Winner's Circle round, Jamie Farr helps a contestant named Patty breeze through the first five topics in roughly thirty seconds. Then comes "Words With a Hyphen" at the top. Jamie freezes, only offering one full clue with "Neo-Roman". Somehow, as Jamie's about to say "black-market", Patty squeezes in "Hyphen?" with ''literally'' one second to spare. Reluctant to celebrate after hearing "hyphenated words", Jamie looks toward the judge, although the bell is repeatedly ringing symbolizing a win.
-->'''Farr:''' How did you get that? The idiot sitting there couldn't come up with anything!\\
'''Dick:''' It just came to you? I didn't even hear it happen.


* [[VisualEffectsOfAwesome The way the Winner's Circle begins.]] Everything changes color to red and black and a cluster of spotlights swirl directly onto the Winner's Circle as the camera zooms in from above.


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* [[VisualEffectsOfAwesome [[SugarWiki/VisualEffectsOfAwesome The way the Winner's Circle begins.]] Everything changes color to red and black and a cluster of spotlights swirl directly onto the Winner's Circle as the camera zooms in from above.



* Anytime somebody wins the maximum $150,000.

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* Anytime somebody wins the maximum $150,000.$150,000, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3dIRUc64Cow such as this occasion]].





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\n* [[VisualEffectsOfAwesome The way the Winner's Circle begins.]] Everything changes color to red and black and a cluster of spotlights swirl directly onto the Winner's Circle as the camera zooms in from above.






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\n\n* One player had such a lead that the other had no way to catch up.

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