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Offline rowlande

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Switch?
« on: June 11, 2019, 10:14:27 AM »
What’s the pricing game switch created to be the replacement for the game BUMP which was retired a few moths earler

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Re: Switch?
« Reply #1 on: June 11, 2019, 11:35:51 AM »
Switch created a pricing game?

Wait, pricing games are able to independently reproduce?

Do we need to help control the pricing game population and have them spayed or neutered?

Was the pricing game switch created to be the replacement for the game BUMP, which was retired a few months earlier?

Assuming that’s what you meant to write, yes, Switch was probably meant to be a less steamy version of Bump. They’re played for the same prizes, have the same timing, and have very similar gameplay mechanics.
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Re: Switch?
« Reply #2 on: June 11, 2019, 12:06:23 PM »
What’s the pricing game switch created to be the replacement for the game BUMP which was retired a few moths earler

Rowlande, it's been said to you before--please learn how to write proper sentences, because on the whole your posts are almost gibberish. It's tiring to have to wade through repeatedly to figure out what you mean.

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Re: Switch?
« Reply #3 on: June 11, 2019, 03:00:25 PM »
I've heard the game Switch? was created as far back as 1980, but it wasn't used on the show until 1992. With Bump being retired the show was in need of another quickie two-prize game. They had this idea for a game sitting around for about ten years, so why not?

Keep in mind Switch? debut just slightly over three months after Bump was retired. Also keep in mind Season 20 had four new pricing games debut, which is more than the usual number to debut in a season.
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