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Q: Reality Television Games ( No Answer,   4 Comments )
Subject: Reality Television Games
Category: Sports and Recreation > Games
Asked by: oopiensta-ga
List Price: $10.00
Posted: 10 May 2005 19:18 PDT
Expires: 09 Jun 2005 19:18 PDT
Question ID: 520233
Who designs or creates the games for reality television shows (i.e.-
Road Rules, Dog Eat Dog, American Gladiators, and Amazing Race; or in
UK... Friends Like These, The Krypton Factor, and The Crystal Maze)  I
need specifics as I would like to contact these individuals or
business for consultation.  Must have contact information.

Request for Question Clarification by czh-ga on 10 May 2005 23:35 PDT
Hello oopiensta-ga,

You've listed seven shows. Are you expecting the contact information
for all of these for your $10 question price?

As a new user you might want to review these guidelines so you can get
the most out of Google Answers. Good luck.

~ czh ~

Clarification of Question by oopiensta-ga on 12 May 2005 15:48 PDT
Don't need info on all... hence the "i.e.", these are examples of
shows with games of an extreme nature.  There has to be a design team
that does the layout for these stunts.  If I could get contact
information for a design team for one of the shows that would be
There is no answer at this time.

Subject: Re: Reality Television Games
From: nelson-ga on 10 May 2005 20:20 PDT
I would not consider Dog Eat Dog and American Gladiators to be reality
TV.  They are not traditional game shows, but they do not qualify as
reality TV, as they do not have the same "voyeuristic"
Subject: Re: Reality Television Games
From: nelson-ga on 10 May 2005 20:20 PDT
Oh, and Dog Eat Dog originated in the UK.  The British version has
more intellectual challenges.
Subject: Re: Reality Television Games
From: lordnacho-ga on 10 May 2005 20:47 PDT
I believe the TV reality shows "The Apprentice", "The Contender", and
originally "Survivor" were all produced/created by Mark Burnett.
Subject: Re: Reality Television Games
From: kokotbone-ga on 29 Jun 2005 12:29 PDT
just a comment on your incorrect usage (in this context) of "i.e."
which is not intended to list "examples" but instead, it implies you
want specific information on all of those (and only those) shows.
Literally "i.e." stands for the Latin term "id est" and translates to
"that is" and is used for clarification of your original point. So, by
using it you were basically asking about those specific shows.

From your response, it's obvious that you should have used "e.g" which
is also Latin, and stands for "exempli gratia" which means "for
example" and is the correct one to use in your question, i.e. you only
listed those shows as examples and didn't intend for the list to be
all-inclusive, or exclusive for that matter, as it would be by using

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