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Surprising Secrets You Didn't Know About Game Shows

You won't be able to watch these shows the same way.

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    The Wheel from Wheel of Fortune is only 6 feet in diameter. We'll give you some time to let that sink in.
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    Don't like your Price of Right prizes? There are always people after the show that will try to buy your prizes off you!
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    Thinking of taking a prop home from the show? Not a chance. You can't even take home your winning Plinko chip from the Price is Right because apparently they are extremely expensive to make.
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    Ever notice how everyone is the same height in these shows? That's because contestants are put on platforms that level them out.
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    Some games shows like Jeopardy and Wheel of Fortune film a week's worth of episodes in a single day! The hosts just take a 20 minute break, change their clothes, freshen up and then they're back at it.
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    Sometimes, you shouldn't trust the audience. Some international versions of the show have seen trends showing that the audience will actually give the WRONG answer to throw contestants off.
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    Winning cash prizes isn't as great as it would seem. You still have to pay taxes on those, so don't celebrate too hard.
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    Phoning a friend is a risky lifeline in Who Wants to be a Millionaire, but it's a huge hassle for the person on the other line. The people you pick have to have a landline and be available for the call. All. Day.
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    Ever feel like the people in the Cash Cab are too good at trivia? That's because the show occasionally recruits people from trivia nights at local bars.