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    Default Super Password

    ...how well can you communicate with just one word?


    Yes, Pyramid is pretty much dead. (Protip: if you're going to host a game, try and host a game that will hold your interest.)


    In its' place, a game from the same guy who created that.


    RULES:

    Two teams compete (with usual contestant-celebrity configuration). The object of the game is for the clue-giving partner to get the receiving partner to guess a given word (the "password"). The celebrity on the first team offers a one word clue to their partner, and then the contestant gets to try to guess the word. If they're right, well, I'll explain that below. If they don't get the password, the other celebrity gives a clue to try to get their partner to guess the password. This alternates until one team gets the password, or each team has had three attempts to get the password.


    Regardless, the word is then placed into the PASSWORD PUZZLE as one of five clues that can refer to pretty much anything. The contestant who guessed the word that was just put on the board has the chance to win that round by guessing what the PASSWORD PUZZLE is (the puzzle may not necessarily be one word e.g. SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE). If neither team got the previous password, the word is simply put on the board, nobody guesses, cue next password. If the clue giver, by chance, somehow says the password, the word is revealed, and the OTHER team's receiver guesses.

    Once the final password of the round is revealed, if we need to go that far, the team that guessed it gets TWO shots to guess the password puzzle - one by the receiver, another by the person giving the clues. If neither of them get it, the opposing team gets two shots in the same manner. If neither of THEM get it right, we reveal the puzzle, and restart the round with a new puzzle. If nobody guesses the last password in the puzzle, same thing; reveal the puzzle and start over.

    Roles alternate in each round: the celebrities give the clues in Round 1, 3, and (if necessary) 5. The contestants give the clues in Round 2, 4, and (if needed) 6.

    Also, the contestants switch celebrity partners after CA$HWORD in each game.

    Solving the password puzzle wins money in the following manner:

    Round 1: $200
    Round 2: $400 + CA$HWORD
    Round 3: $600
    Round 4 and up: $800

    The first player to reach $1,000 plays SUPER PASSWORD.


    CA$HWORD:

    The team that solves the Round 2 puzzle plays this mini-game for an escalating mini-jackpot that starts at $2,000 and rises by $1,000 for each time it isn't won.

    Before it's played, the team must decide who will give clues and who will receive clues.

    The person who chooses to give clues in this case is shown a word and given three clues to get their partner to say the word. If that happens, simple, the contestant wins the money. If at any time an illegal clue is given (explained below), the CA$HWORD is forfeited.


    SUPER PASSWORD:

    Again, the team must decide who will give and who will receive. The team is given ten words starting with successive letters of the alphabet (such as A to J, B to K, etc.). The person who gives the clues MUST wait for their partner to guess or say 'CLUE' to give another clue - if they post two words in succession, that is considered an illegal clue and the word is forfeited. The clue-giver only goes through ONE WORD in the bonus round at a time. They can come back to words they're not sure about.

    The team has 60 internet seconds to get all 10 words. The time will be treated as such: 1 second for each clue and response, and 48 hours without a response blows 5 seconds from your time.

    An illegal clue does NOT forfeit the jackpot; instead, the pot is decreased by 20% for each illegal clue (e.g. if you give an illegal clue playing for $10,000, you're now playing for $8,000).

    Winning this round wins a jackpot starting at $10,000 and increasing by $5,000 each time it's played until it's won. If you fail to get all ten words, it's a consolation prize of $250 a word.

    ILLEGAL CLUES:

    Be sure to give only ONE WORD CLUES. No hyphenated words, made-up words, or parenthetical descriptions of your voice (e.g. Dramatically). However, opposites and other inflections, such as ellipses, are perfectly fine.

    Contestant limits are seven matches in this game, and as was planned with Pyramid, celebrities change from show to show.

    I'll need two players and two celebrities. The first player that signs up will get to choose which celebrity they'd like to partner with.

    Who wants in?
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    I'll be a contestant.



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    That's one - we need two celebs and another contestant to get the ball rolling on this.
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    hey nother contestant right here! To be a Docter Who game master's my destiny!

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    We've filled the contestant spots; anyone interested in one of the celebrity spots?
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    (Commercial comes on) If you want to be a celebrity in Super Password, come to 777 Serebii Drive!



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    How the hell did this get to page 3 so fast?


    That aside, I still need 2 more people to join the game; is anyone interested?
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    ^_^(commercial!) All celebs interested in Super Password report to 777 serebii drive!

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    Hey all, Charlie Sheen here. WINNING! I would like to be on your show. No, that's not a statement, it's an answer.

    (I'm sorry I'm bored and trying to study, I'd be interested but I'm not very good at impersonating people let alone celebs whom I don't know a lot about :P I may change my celeb identity if that's cool)

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    (I don't mind at all.)


    And there's one! Anyone want to take the last spot so we can get started?
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    I'm here and I'm ready. They're not. Bring it. (OOC: that's actually one of his quote, I thought it was somewhat fitting)

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    So anybody interested in filling that last spot so I can start this sometime this weekend?
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    (OOC: I put it in my signature so hopefully that will help c: )

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    If anyone wants to fill the last spot, I can start this later today!
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    Hey! Where is everybody?

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    ...Hello? Anyone? I'd really like to get this started by the weekend. We only need one person!
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    Hello, it's me David Gilmour, and I'll gladly fill in this last spot here. Maybe I'll play some guitar while I'm at it.

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    Hey, play me some tunes dude. No, give me the guitar and I'll play. Have I ever played guitar before? No, but I already know how because I'm CHARLIE SHEEN B**CH.

    (OOC: woot we can finally start. also like i said before i don't really know much about charlie sheen besides what i've seen on the internet so give me some leeway :P)

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    (insert NBC ID here)


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    *THEME PLAYS*


    Rich Fields: It's Password...




    It's Super Password!

    *cheers and applause*

    Our guest stars today... from Anger Management, Charlie Sheen! And from music group Pink Floyd, David Gilmour! And the star of Super Password, Doctor Who!

    *cheers and applause as I walk through the middle doors*

    Hello, everybody! Now that you know we're back, let's just take a moment... guys, how are you today?!?
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    Oh I'm great Doctor. Who is the TARDIS working for you?

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    I'm doing pretty good myself. Had some of the good stuff before I got here, if ya know what I mean.

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    I just might Mr. Sheen, I am a rock star after all. I was "Winning" before you were born. Hahaha.

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    Ha! Looks like we're in the same boat then Dave. You know.. I'm tired of pretending I'm not a total *****in' rockstar from Mars. You understand me, I understand you.

    (OOc: hahahahah that's awesome kliz)

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    Of course Iknow Mr. Sheen, I'm a rocks Star who's music is "out of this world".
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    Ahh... I think we're gonna get along great, Dave. Wanna join me in the back to bang a seven-pound rock?
    (OOC: I feel like I can be banned for posting that, I'm gonna check now >_>)
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