why the delay

  ray7 20:05 27 Nov 07
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Why, when a presenter on television prepares to announce the winner, do they
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wait so long before making the announcement. It drives me round the bend./






















wait for so long before they

  Earthsea 20:13 27 Nov 07

It's for dramatic effect.

  techie4me 20:18 27 Nov 07

It's
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for tv i think?

  ray7 20:23 27 Nov 07

It doesn't add drama for me.More like padding out the programme.

I Think this may prove to be a
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very long post !!!!!

  bluto1 22:44 27 Nov 07

Hmm!!

  SANTOS7 23:10 27 Nov 07

Don't think so.. THE END!!!

  wolfie3000 04:23 28 Nov 07

as others have said its for dramatic effect,
They use this alot in movies as well,

If anything they overuse it in films, especially horror films,

You know, when the pretty damsel in distress looks behind a door, curtain, corner, ect....

  lisa02 11:24 28 Nov 07

I noticed this on Jerry Springer's truth show (SkyOne) and it annoyed the hell out of me, must have been double as long as it needed to be.

Didn't watch it again, not for that reason though, the show was just crap.

  Chris the Ancient 18:17 28 Nov 07

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suspense!

Personally, it turns me off - followed quickly by the channel!

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