My guess is that the discs look like O's and make a "plink" sound when they hit the pegs, hence the name Plink-o
Wait we're not supposed to give a real answer? Oh ok.
It's called plinko because Sir Alfred Plinko Jr. thought of the game in 1689 when he dropped a wheel off a cliff and it bounced between a series of rocks jutting out, eventually landing in one of several naturally occurring ditches inspiring him to make the game.
Why is the sky blood red?
1. El Toro 2. El Toro 3. El Toro 4. El Toro --- I'm not good at ranking...
Turns out they aren't really allergic to them. They just have mothers who spent to much time reading on Facebook how peanuts can kill you if you so much as look at them wrong... So their mothers are just trying to keep their kids safe. No real allergy involved.
Why can't a visit to Six Flags ever actually be good?
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