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Stack the Deck is a game played for a car and with 6 grocery items where 3 match the displayed price.

GameplayEdit

  • The contestant is shown seven different digits (in the style of playing cards), five of which are the digits in the price of a car.
  • The contestant is given an opportunity to "stack the deck" in their favor and receive up to three digits of the car's price in their correct positions. The contestant is shown three pairs of grocery items, one at a time. Each pair has a price displayed, and the contestant must select the item that correctly corresponds to the price. For each correct answer the contestant may choose a digit in the price of the car to be revealed and the card's position (e.g. "the fourth number in the price").
  • After the three prices have been guessed, the contestant must fill in the remaining slots correctly using the remaining cards to win the car. The car's price is then revealed by flipping over the game title.
  • If you end up playing this game, the best strategy, if possible, would be to ask for the 3rd, 4th, and 5th positions, because the game would then basically become guessing the price of the car in thousands.

HistoryEdit

  • On the game's very first playing on October 9, 2006, it was won right away. For full proof click on the link seen below.
  • Beginning on September 24, 2009, the number cards in numerical order; Until June 16, 2009, the playings had the number cards in a mixed order.
  • On January 23, 2015 (aired out of order on February 6), a new screen graphic was introduced with the picture of the contestant in between the pictures of the two grocery items. With this change, the prices of both items can be seen simultaneously.
  • It was created by former director Bart Eskander.
  • On March 3, 2015 (aired out of order on April 7), a former Price is Right contestant from 1996, Martha, who played Dice Game and lost, but ended up in the Showcase and won her Showcase, played this game. She also lost, and also didn't make it to the Showcase.
  • Stack the Deck has been won 22 times. The most recent win happened on June 22, 2016.
  • On January 11, 2016, contestant Rachelle got just 1 grocery item correct, and wanted the 5th number, a 4. Needing the first 4 numbers, she correctly guessed $21,834, and won the Scion.

NoteEdit

  • This game cannot be played for any car. It cannot have any repeating numbers.

GalleryEdit

YouTube VideosEdit

Stack The Deck Premiere (October 9, 2006)
A Stack The Deck Winner From 2009 (April 17, 2009)
Another Stack The Deck Winner From 2009 (September 24, 2009)
Another Stack the Deck Winner with only 1 number (October 11, 2010, aired out of order on September 20 at 2 p.m.)
Stack the Deck played for a Most Expensive Car (January 14, 2011)
The Only Stack The Deck Winner From Season 42 (September 25, 2013, aired out of order on October 14, originally rescheduled to air on October 16)
Heartbreaking Loss from Season 42 (March 25, 2014)
Another Heartbreaking Loss from Season 42 (May 12, 2014)
Stack The Deck Winner From 2015 (January 6, 2015)
Another Stack The Deck Winner From 2015 (May 25, 2015)
Dismal Playing From 2015 (June 17, 2015)

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