Fun with GSN's "America Says"

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Fun with GSN's "America Says"

Post by MarkBarrett » Mon Jun 25, 2018 1:42 pm

The show is hosted by John Michael Higgins: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0383422/ and has similarities to Family Feud

There are two teams with four players each though not necessarily family members. More often their connection is a hobby or job.
The first letter for each answer is provided. A player who gives a right answer can name another one. If it is a miss then the next player gets a chance and the team plays until time runs out.

If they sweep they get a bonus for having got all seven right. If answers remain after time is up the other team can fill in answers until they miss. Unlike Family Feud they are not stealing the entire pot and only getting points for each one they get right.

I thought Hammer would like this set:
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The answer with larger letters is the most popular result from the polling. The length of the blank lines indicate the approximate length of the answer.
The correct answers all filled in.
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This GSN show concludes with a bonus round worth $15,000 as the winning team has to get a question with one top answer, then one with two, three and finally four before one minute is up. I’ve seen I think six shows and the team has won twice.

There is no returning team and each show has all new players.

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Re: Fun with GSN's "America Says"

Post by MarkBarrett » Wed Jun 27, 2018 9:44 pm

Eight players between the two teams could not fill in the blanks and I was completely stumped as well.

Here it is from the 6/27 show:
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The first team filled in the five answers shown in their 30 allowed seconds.

Some guesses by the players or my guesses that were not there obviously with the leading letter not present:
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sheep
innkeeper
Joseph
Herod
donkey
drummer boy
reindeer
camel
star
What filled in the two blanks:
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Rudolph & Scrooge

Nice job by America taking the question on a non-religious detour to make it quite hard with the mixture of traditional nativity story elements.

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Re: Fun with GSN's "America Says"

Post by xxaaaxx » Wed Jun 27, 2018 10:32 pm

MarkBarrett wrote:
Wed Jun 27, 2018 9:44 pm
Eight players between the two teams could not fill in the blanks and I was completely stumped as well.

Here it is from the 6/27 show:
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The first team filled in the five answers shown in their 30 allowed seconds.

Some guesses by the players or my guesses that were not there obviously with the leading letter not present:
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sheep
innkeeper
Joseph
Herod
donkey
drummer boy
reindeer
camel
star
What filled in the two blanks:
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Rudolph & Scrooge

Nice job by America taking the question on a non-religious detour to make it quite hard with the mixture of traditional nativity story elements.
:lol: :lol: :lol:

Shame is, I guessed the R one before reading the question fully, then discarded it. That would make one hell of a play.

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Re: Fun with GSN's "America Says"

Post by Volante » Wed Jun 27, 2018 10:42 pm

xxaaaxx wrote:
Wed Jun 27, 2018 10:32 pm
MarkBarrett wrote:
Wed Jun 27, 2018 9:44 pm
Eight players between the two teams could not fill in the blanks and I was completely stumped as well.

Here it is from the 6/27 show:
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The first team filled in the five answers shown in their 30 allowed seconds.

Some guesses by the players or my guesses that were not there obviously with the leading letter not present:
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sheep
innkeeper
Joseph
Herod
donkey
drummer boy
reindeer
camel
star
What filled in the two blanks:
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Rudolph & Scrooge

Nice job by America taking the question on a non-religious detour to make it quite hard with the mixture of traditional nativity story elements.
:lol: :lol: :lol:

Shame is, I guessed the R one before reading the question fully, then discarded it. That would make one hell of a play.
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Turns out Rudolph was the Star of Bethlehem all along.

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Re: Fun with GSN's "America Says"

Post by MarkBarrett » Wed Nov 28, 2018 1:04 am

This is one from the 11/27 episode:
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Answers:
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The first team had 30 seconds and filled in 6 of the 7 answers.  The other team had a chance to steal the one remaining.
Conclusion:
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The second team guessed "Capitol Building" even though "Capitol" was already shown.  The last answer that none of the adults could figure out reminded me of the teens on J! last week.  It was of course cherry blossoms.
It's nice to have a second season with new episodes.

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Re: Fun with GSN's "America Says"

Post by LucarioSnooperVixey » Thu Nov 29, 2018 3:17 pm

So apparently, a team is allowed to be on the show more than once as long as they have a different name?

There was a team of four guys called "The Princess Leias" and then they came back later in a different episode as "The Golden Girls".
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Re: Fun with GSN's "America Says"

Post by MarkBarrett » Fri Dec 07, 2018 12:43 am

From the 12/6 episode:
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The answers:
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Comments:
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The first team got 4: Trebek, Sajak, Barker & Carey
The second team cleaned up the remaining three.
I only got 6 right as I'm old and had Dick Clark. My play-along method is to pause after the question and blanks are revealed and take about 30 seconds to get what I can from that initial look before the contestants speak.

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Re: Fun with GSN's "America Says"

Post by TenPoundHammer » Fri Dec 07, 2018 1:14 am

MarkBarrett wrote:
Mon Jun 25, 2018 1:42 pm
I thought Hammer would like this set:
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The answer with larger letters is the most popular result from the polling. The length of the blank lines indicate the approximate length of the answer.
The correct answers all filled in.
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Yeah, that one was easy. Good to see a mix of old and new artists in there too.
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