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michelle wilson
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I wonder if anybody can help me?

I've been looking for weeks for the name of an old game that I used to play about 20 / 25 years ago.

It was a box thing and you put coloured marbles onto the top (each person was a different colour). The players took it in turn to push a lever in and see if any of their marbles or their opponants marbles fell through.
The marbles fell down and through into a little tray at the corner of the game. I can almost picture the thing in my hear I just cant remember what it was called. Can anybody help?
 
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Christian Frank
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Maybe it was Stay Alive

 
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Michelle Zentis
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Avalanche, maybe?

http://www.boardgamegeek.com/game/446
 
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    Don Adams did the ad for this thing on TV. Remarkably, I couldn't picture the board, but I have a distinct memory of the sound of the marble dropping through the hole into the tray.

    I think he did the ad for Skittle Pool and Skittle Poker as well.

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dave boulton
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yep stay alive

i picked one up offov e-bay for £6 a few months ago mind you it was plastic balls not marbles but the same game nonetheless
 
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Pierluigi Masia
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Italian name is "Il trabocchetto"
 
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Mark Beyak
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Sagrilarus wrote:
Don Adams did the ad for this thing on TV. Remarkably, I couldn't picture the board, but I have a distinct memory of the sound of the marble dropping through the hole into the tray.

I think he did the ad for Skittle Pool and Skittle Poker as well.

Sag.



Sad, Don Adams died one year ago this very day! He was a classic.
 
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