darkoz
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August 3rd, 2020 at 7:29:31 PM permalink
Wizard of Odds is on CNN.

https://m.facebook.com/watch/?v=347349929242444&_rdr

Sorry, he isn't our Wizard though
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August 3rd, 2020 at 8:57:41 PM permalink
Oy.

I'm in no position to complain, as I wasn't the first to think of the moniker. That piece contained no interesting information, although maybe easy to say in retrospect.

Reminder that political comments are against the WoV rules.
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August 4th, 2020 at 3:17:26 AM permalink
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AlanMendelson
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August 4th, 2020 at 3:54:01 AM permalink
Quote: Wizard

I wasn't the first to think of the moniker.



Really?

So who was the original?
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August 4th, 2020 at 4:33:19 AM permalink
Quote: AlanMendelson

Really?

So who was the original?



Three before me were Donald Angelini, a game show hosted by Alex Trebec, and an antique store in Alabama.
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21forme
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August 4th, 2020 at 5:29:08 AM permalink
Quote: AlanMendelson

Really?

So who was the original?


Merlin?

Or maybe the man behind the curtain.
ThatDonGuy
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August 4th, 2020 at 6:08:57 AM permalink
Quote: Wizard

Three before me were Donald Angelini, a game show hosted by Alex Trebec, and an antique store in Alabama.


As a long-time game show nut (in fact, I was one of the first posters to the old alt.tv.game-shows newsgroup), allow me to point out: it's Alex Trebek.
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August 6th, 2020 at 2:06:40 PM permalink
Quote: ThatDonGuy

As a long-time game show nut (in fact, I was one of the first posters to the old alt.tv.game-shows newsgroup), allow me to point out: it's Alex Trebek.



I stand corrected.
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