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* ''Series/BigBreak'': The tireless John Virgo gives one for the first round, "Red Hot": "...Pot as many balls as you can."

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* ''Series/BigBreak'': The tireless John Virgo gives one for the first round, "Red Hot": "...''"...Pot as many balls as you can.""''

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* ''Series/BigBreak'': The tireless John Virgo gives one for the first round, "Red Hot": "...Pot as many balls as you can."

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* ''Series/ImpracticalJokers'': Most of the popular challenges, especially "Refuse You Lose":
--> '''Joker A''': Today we'll be working as X.
--> '''Joker B''': While working as X, we'll have to do and say whatever the other guys tell us.
--> '''Joker C''': And if you refuse, you lose!
--> '''Joker D''': [''Insert joke here''] (Once they literally said "Insert joke here.")


* ''Series/TheWeakestLink'': ''"Now, the rules: In each round, the aim is to answer enough questions correctly to reach your (insert money amount here) target within the time limit. There are X of you, so the fastest way to reach that target is with a chain of X correct answers. Get your question wrong and you break the chain, and lose all the money in that chain. But if you say the word 'Bank' before your question is asked, the money will be safe; however, you start a brand new chain. Remember that only money that has been banked will be carried over to the next round."''

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* ''Series/TheWeakestLink'': ''"Now, the rules: In each round, the aim is to answer enough questions correctly to reach your (insert money amount here) target within the time limit. There are X of you, so the fastest way to reach that target is with a chain of X correct answers. Get your question wrong and you break the chain, and lose all the money in that chain. But if you say the word 'Bank' before your question is asked, the money will be safe; however, you start a brand new chain. Remember that Remember, at the end of the round, only money that has been banked will be carried over to the next round."''


* ''Series/TheHollywoodSquares'': ''"The object for the players is to get three stars in a row, either across, up-and-down or diagonally; it is up to them to figure out if a star is giving a correct answer or making one up; that's how they get the square."''

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* ''Series/TheHollywoodSquares'': ''"The object ''"Object for the players player is to get three stars in a row, either across, up-and-down or diagonally; it is up to them to figure out if a star is giving a correct answer or making one up; that's how they get the square.squares."''



* ''Series/TheWeakestLink'': ''"The object of each round is to answer enough questions correctly to reach your (insert money amount here) target within the time limit. There are X of you, so the easiest way to reach the target is with a chain of X correct answers. Answer a question wrong and you'll break the chain and lose all the money in that chain. But if you say the word 'Bank' before the question is read, the money will be safe; however you will have to start a brand new chain. Remember that only money that has been banked will be carried over to the next round."''
** "The first question is for (insert money amount here). Start the clock

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* ''Series/TheWeakestLink'': ''"The object of ''"Now, the rules: In each round round, the aim is to answer enough questions correctly to reach your (insert money amount here) target within the time limit. There are X of you, so the easiest fastest way to reach the that target is with a chain of X correct answers. Answer a Get your question wrong and you'll you break the chain chain, and lose all the money in that chain. But if you say the word 'Bank' before the your question is read, asked, the money will be safe; however however, you will have to start a brand new chain. Remember that only money that has been banked will be carried over to the next round."''
** "The first question is for (insert money amount here). Start the clockclock."


** The home sweepstakes on Cullen's show had a standard spiel when the third version of it became the standard: ''Write your name and a residence address on a postcard only along with your estimate on [the prizes] on a postcard and mail it to [theme name of] Sweepstakes, The Price Is Right, post office box xxx, New York City, N.Y., 100xx. Entries must be in our hands no later than midnight on [date specified]. Cards are selected at random, and on the telecast of [date specified], five lucky people will have their cards drawn and the winner will be the first card drawn with the exact price. If none of the five cards has the exact price, then the first card drawn whose estimate is closest without going over the actual retail price will be the winner. Anyone associated with The Price Is Right'' [[note]]or NBC, for that matter--this part of the spiel was amended to include ABC when the show moved there in 1963[[/note]] ''and anyone who has been a contestant before are not eligible. Mail handling for the sweepstakes is under the supervision of an independent organization and the decision of the judges is final.''

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** The home sweepstakes on Cullen's show had a standard spiel when the third version of it became the standard: ''Write your name and a residence address on a postcard only along with your estimate on [the prizes] on a postcard and mail it to [theme name of] Sweepstakes, The Price Is Right, post office box xxx, New York City, N.Y., 100xx. Entries must be in our hands no later than midnight on [date specified]. Cards are selected at random, and on the telecast of [date specified], five lucky people will have their cards drawn and the winner will be the first card drawn with the exact price. If none of the five cards has the exact price, then the first card drawn whose estimate is closest without going over the actual retail price will be the winner. Anyone associated with The Price Is Right'' [[note]]or NBC, for that matter--this part of the spiel was amended to include ABC when the show moved there in 1963[[/note]] ''and anyone who has been a contestant before are not eligible. Mail handling for the sweepstakes is under the supervision of an independent organization and the decision of the judges is final.''


** The first months of the show had a more detailed spiel for new viewers: ''Behind me is a board of thirty squares. There are fifteen pairs of items behind them...some are prizes, some are not. Each time a contestant matches an item, portions of a puzzle are shown...whoever solves the puzzle wins all the prizes credited to them.''

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** The first months of the show had a more detailed spiel for new viewers: ''Behind me each number is a board of thirty squares. an item. There are fifteen pairs of items behind them...items; some are prizes, prizes and some are not. Each time a contestant player matches an item, portions it reveals parts of a puzzle are shown...whoever puzzle--the title of something, a well-known phrase or something you know. Whoever solves the puzzle first wins all the game and wins the prizes credited to them.him [or her].''

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** The first months of the show had a more detailed spiel for new viewers: ''Behind me is a board of thirty squares. There are fifteen pairs of items behind them...some are prizes, some are not. Each time a contestant matches an item, portions of a puzzle are shown...whoever solves the puzzle wins all the prizes credited to them.''


->'''Susan Calman''': D'you know, [the rules have] never been clearly explained to me... \\
'''David Mitchell:''' I explain it very clearly, every time! I've read it out so many times that in the coming decades, when I'm sitting in a home, all I'll be muttering is "the rules are as follows: each panellist will present a short lecture that should be entirely false…" and people won't know what I'm talking about!

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->'''Susan Calman''': Calman:''' D'you know, [the rules have] never been clearly explained to me... \\
'''David Mitchell:''' I explain it very clearly, every time! I've read it out so many times that in the coming decades, when I'm sitting in a home, all I'll be muttering is "the rules are as follows: each panellist will present a short lecture that should be entirely false…" false..." and people won't know what I'm talking about!


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->'''Susan Calman''': D'you know, [the rules have] never been clearly explained to me... \\
'''David Mitchell:''' I explain it very clearly, every time! I've read it out so many times that in the coming decades, when I'm sitting in a home, all I'll be muttering is "the rules are as follows: each panellist will present a short lecture that should be entirely false…" and people won't know what I'm talking about!
-->-- ''Radio/TheUnbelievableTruth''



* Averted very often on ''Series/UniversityChallenge'', where Paxman will say something like "you can probably all recite the rules better than I can, so let's just get on with it".

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* Averted very often on ''Series/UniversityChallenge'', (especially in later stages of the tournament, or celebrity specials) where host Jeremy Paxman will say something like "you can probably all recite the rules better than I can, so let's just get on with it".


** The home sweepstakes on Cullen's show had a standard spiel when the third version of it became the standard: ''Write your name, along with a residence address and your estimate on [the prizes] on a postcard and mail it to [theme name of] Sweepstakes, The Price Is Right, post office box xxx, New York City, N.Y., 100xx. Entries must be in our hands no later than midnight on [date specified]. Cards are selected at random, and on the telecast of [date specified], five lucky people will have their cards drawn and the winner will be the first card drawn with the exact price. If none of the five cards has the exact price, then the first card drawn whose estimate is closest without going over the actual retail price will be the winner. Anyone associated with The Price Is Right'' [[note]]or NBC, for that matter--this part of the spiel was amended to include ABC when the show moved there in 1963[[/note]] ''and anyone who has been a contestant before are not eligible. Mail handling for the sweepstakes is under the supervision of an independent organization and the decision of the judges is final.''

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** The home sweepstakes on Cullen's show had a standard spiel when the third version of it became the standard: ''Write your name, along with name and a residence address and on a postcard only along with your estimate on [the prizes] on a postcard and mail it to [theme name of] Sweepstakes, The Price Is Right, post office box xxx, New York City, N.Y., 100xx. Entries must be in our hands no later than midnight on [date specified]. Cards are selected at random, and on the telecast of [date specified], five lucky people will have their cards drawn and the winner will be the first card drawn with the exact price. If none of the five cards has the exact price, then the first card drawn whose estimate is closest without going over the actual retail price will be the winner. Anyone associated with The Price Is Right'' [[note]]or NBC, for that matter--this part of the spiel was amended to include ABC when the show moved there in 1963[[/note]] ''and anyone who has been a contestant before are not eligible. Mail handling for the sweepstakes is under the supervision of an independent organization and the decision of the judges is final.''


** The home sweepstakes on Cullen's show had a standard spiel when the third version of it became the standard: ''Write your name, along with a residence address and your estimate on [the prizes] on a postcard and mail it to [theme name of] Sweepstakes, The Price Is Right, post office box xxx, New York City, N.Y., 100xx. Entries must be in our hands no later than midnight on [date specified]. Cards are selected at random, and on the telecast of [date specified], five lucky people will have their cards drawn and the winner will be the first card drawn with the exact price. If none of the five cards has the exact price, then the first card drawn whose estimate is closest without going over the actual retail price will be the winner. Anyone associated with The Price Is Right [note]or NBC, for that matter--this part of the spiel was amended to include ABC when the show moved there in 1963[/note] and anyone who has been a contestant before are not eligible. Mail handling for the sweepstakes is under the supervision of an independent organization and the decision of the judges is final.''

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** The home sweepstakes on Cullen's show had a standard spiel when the third version of it became the standard: ''Write your name, along with a residence address and your estimate on [the prizes] on a postcard and mail it to [theme name of] Sweepstakes, The Price Is Right, post office box xxx, New York City, N.Y., 100xx. Entries must be in our hands no later than midnight on [date specified]. Cards are selected at random, and on the telecast of [date specified], five lucky people will have their cards drawn and the winner will be the first card drawn with the exact price. If none of the five cards has the exact price, then the first card drawn whose estimate is closest without going over the actual retail price will be the winner. Anyone associated with The Price Is Right [note]or Right'' [[note]]or NBC, for that matter--this part of the spiel was amended to include ABC when the show moved there in 1963[/note] and 1963[[/note]] ''and anyone who has been a contestant before are not eligible. Mail handling for the sweepstakes is under the supervision of an independent organization and the decision of the judges is final.''


** The home sweepstakes on Cullen's show had a standard spiel when the third version of it became the standard: ''Write your name, along with a residence address and your estimate on [the prizes] on a postcard and mail it to [theme name of] Sweepstakes, The Price Is Right, post office box xxx, New York City, N.Y., 100xx. Entries must be in our hands no later than midnight on [date specified]. Cards are selected at random, and on the telecast of [date specified], five lucky people will have their cards drawn and first card drawn with the exact price will be the winner. If none of the five cards has the exact price, then the first card drawn whose estimate is closest without going over the actual retail price will be the winner. Anyone associated with The Price Is Right and anyone who has been a contestant before are not eligible. Mail handling for the sweepstakes is under the supervision of an independent organization and the decision of the judges is final.''

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** The home sweepstakes on Cullen's show had a standard spiel when the third version of it became the standard: ''Write your name, along with a residence address and your estimate on [the prizes] on a postcard and mail it to [theme name of] Sweepstakes, The Price Is Right, post office box xxx, New York City, N.Y., 100xx. Entries must be in our hands no later than midnight on [date specified]. Cards are selected at random, and on the telecast of [date specified], five lucky people will have their cards drawn and the winner will be the first card drawn with the exact price will be the winner.price. If none of the five cards has the exact price, then the first card drawn whose estimate is closest without going over the actual retail price will be the winner. Anyone associated with The Price Is Right [note]or NBC, for that matter--this part of the spiel was amended to include ABC when the show moved there in 1963[/note] and anyone who has been a contestant before are not eligible. Mail handling for the sweepstakes is under the supervision of an independent organization and the decision of the judges is final.''


** The home sweepstakes on Cullen's show had a standard spiel when the third version of it became the standard: ''Write your name, along with a residence address and your estimate on [the prizes] on a postcard and mail it to [theme name of] Sweepstakes, The Price Is Right, post office box xxx, New York City, N.Y., 100xx. Entries must be in our hands no later than midnight on [date specified]. Cards are selected at random, and on the telecast of [date specified], five lucky people will have their cards drawn and first card drawn with the exact price will be the winner. If none of the five cards has the exact price, then the first card whose estimate is closest without going over the actual retail price will be the winner. Anyone associated with The Price Is Right and anyone who has been a contestant before are not eligible. Mail handling for the sweepstakes is under the supervision of an independent organization and the decision of the judges is final.''

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** The home sweepstakes on Cullen's show had a standard spiel when the third version of it became the standard: ''Write your name, along with a residence address and your estimate on [the prizes] on a postcard and mail it to [theme name of] Sweepstakes, The Price Is Right, post office box xxx, New York City, N.Y., 100xx. Entries must be in our hands no later than midnight on [date specified]. Cards are selected at random, and on the telecast of [date specified], five lucky people will have their cards drawn and first card drawn with the exact price will be the winner. If none of the five cards has the exact price, then the first card drawn whose estimate is closest without going over the actual retail price will be the winner. Anyone associated with The Price Is Right and anyone who has been a contestant before are not eligible. Mail handling for the sweepstakes is under the supervision of an independent organization and the decision of the judges is final.''


** The home sweepstakes on Cullen's show had a standard spiel when the third version of it became the standard: ''Write your name, along with a residence address and your estimate on [the prizes] on a postcard and mail it to [theme name of] Sweepstakes, The Price Is Right, post office box xxx, New York City, N.Y., 100xx. Entries must be in our hands no later than midnight on [date specified]. Cards are selected at random, and on the telecast of [date specified], five lucky people will have their cards drawn with the winner being the first person with the exact price. If none of the five cards has the exact price, then the winner will be the first card whose estimate is closest to the actual retail price without going over. Anyone associated with The Price Is Right and anyone who has been a contestant before are not eligible. Mail handling for the sweepstakes is under the supervision of an independent organization and the decision of the judges is final.''

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** The home sweepstakes on Cullen's show had a standard spiel when the third version of it became the standard: ''Write your name, along with a residence address and your estimate on [the prizes] on a postcard and mail it to [theme name of] Sweepstakes, The Price Is Right, post office box xxx, New York City, N.Y., 100xx. Entries must be in our hands no later than midnight on [date specified]. Cards are selected at random, and on the telecast of [date specified], five lucky people will have their cards drawn with the winner being the and first person card drawn with the exact price. price will be the winner. If none of the five cards has the exact price, then the winner will be the first card whose estimate is closest to without going over the actual retail price without going over.will be the winner. Anyone associated with The Price Is Right and anyone who has been a contestant before are not eligible. Mail handling for the sweepstakes is under the supervision of an independent organization and the decision of the judges is final.''

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