Wheel of Fortune

This post is actually more about the word guessing part than about the fortune wheel itself.

The Quiz

A friend of mine got married, so I sat together with his brother in law to come up with a special activity. We ended up with a mix between wheel of fortune and a music quiz.

Wheel of Fortune board
Wheel of Fortune board

Another friend – who works in the printing business – made the board. I’ve used Velcro to attach the letters to the board.

Wheel of Fortune board Zoom-in

The activity went like this:

  • The DJ plays a song, and the bride and groom both have to guess the song title
  • Whoever knows it first has to hit a button on a boxing ball, and
    • gets a present (everyone put their present or envelope in a large box)
    • gets an extra letter on the Wheel of Fortune board
    • can make a guess for the sentence
  • And if you guess the sentence, you get the rest of the presents
Game setup: Wheel of Fortune board, price boxes and boxing ball with button and flashing light
Game setup: Wheel of Fortune board, price boxes and boxing ball with button and flashing light

A word about the DJ

The DJ – called DJ the man from Atlantis – was awesome by the way. He’s not only a great DJ, but he also regularly changes his costume.

Some of the outfits I saw: a Stormtrooper costume, a skeleton with a laser glove, a disco hat, a Darth Vader mask, some steampunk costume, …

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