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Postby YerInUrine » Tue Dec 18, 2007 3:13 pm

I caught it last night and I thought it was an interesting twist to the TV trivia quiz show genre. It's hosted by Mike Greenberg (the dorky Mike on Mike & Mike in the morning) maybe in hopes to attract sports fans. You have limited guesses so there is an added level of strategy, and you are playing directly against someone. Overall it was quite good except for the commercial breaks every 5 mins. What do you guys think?
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Re: Have you guys seen Duel?

Postby cordscords » Tue Dec 18, 2007 3:15 pm

I liked it, but the commercials killed it for me. I understand gameshows wanting to add an element of suspense to the contestants and viewers, but after EVERY question?
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Re: Have you guys seen Duel?

Postby YerInUrine » Tue Dec 18, 2007 3:19 pm

Tell me about it. Mike even knows it, you can see it on his face when he builds it up.
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Re: Have you guys seen Duel?

Postby The Artful Dodger » Tue Dec 18, 2007 6:07 pm

Interesting show and concept. Worth watching.

The cuts to commercial are annoying, but it's so expected as with all live reality shows anyway.
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Postby Dan Lambskin » Tue Dec 18, 2007 6:18 pm

the commercials are killer...i plan to DVR the rest and skip them
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Re: Have you guys seen Duel?

Postby Old_Style » Tue Dec 18, 2007 9:55 pm

I'm too busy watching Clash of the Choirs. ;-7

I caught Duel tonight. It seems like a decent game show.
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Re: Have you guys seen Duel?

Postby Mookie4ever » Tue Dec 18, 2007 10:03 pm

Don't you mean "Deul"?
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Re: Have you guys seen Duel?

Postby teddy ballgame » Tue Dec 18, 2007 11:38 pm

Watched it tonight. It was interesting. I hated the first two women.

Anyone else think the lunch lady looked like Pam from The Office in 10 years?
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Re: Have you guys seen Duel?

Postby Lofunzo » Wed Dec 19, 2007 12:30 am

YerInUrine wrote:I caught it last night and I thought it was an interesting twist to the TV trivia quiz show genre. It's hosted by Mike Greenberg (the dorky Mike on Mike & Mike in the morning) maybe in hopes to attract sports fans. You have limited guesses so there is an added level of strategy, and you are playing directly against someone. Overall it was quite good except for the commercial breaks every 5 mins. What do you guys think?


I thought that Greenberg did a pretty good job. Didn't watch last night but did tonight. Pretty good. The commercials were kind of weird, though. In the beginning, they did about 15+ minutes straight but, as it went on, they happened every few minutes. Not sure how he would get sports fans there unless he grabs a few from the morning show crowd.
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Re: Have you guys seen Duel?

Postby CheeseBeger » Wed Dec 19, 2007 12:46 am

teddy ballgame wrote:Anyone else think the lunch lady looked like Pam from The Office in 10 years?


I was actually thinking the exact same thing!
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