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Re: FULL RECAP - TPiR 05/18/2006
« Reply #15 on: May 18, 2006, 09:29:08 PM »
One-Bid #1 - "Wives of gas passers"?  :lol:  :lol:  :lol:

PG #1 - Another one of those evil L7 car prices...  :evil:  :evil:  :evil:

PG #2 - Wow!  $11,000 from just 3 chips!  No doubt that the contestants this season have generally done better with 3 or 4 chips as opposed to all 5 chips.

PG #3 - Yay!  Balance Game!  :-P  And the win streak in this game continues!  I believe this is 4 wins in a row now... HEY!  I just noticed that the price display now has 5 digits!

PG #4 - Roger sure loves Bully this season.  That's three times in the past four weeks.  And there's the [d]Tiddy[/d] Tidy Cats again... :lol:

PG #5 - Wow, for being a fairly loaded Focus, that sure was much cheaper than I expected.  I thought she had it with $17,985.

PG #6 - Absolutely no excuse for this game to be lost today.  Unless the dinette is an Ashley, there's no way in Hell that a set of guitars is more expensive than a dinette.

Showcases - Splendido first?  And a contestant keeps it?  And bids $20,000 in it?

My bids - Splendido:  $14,600.  Car:  $25,500.
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Re: FULL RECAP - TPiR 05/18/2006
« Reply #16 on: May 18, 2006, 10:38:48 PM »
I liked Sneha, and I'm glad she won big in Plinko...but I'll be damned if I know how she missed the food chopper. :-P

Yay, Balance Game has a 5-digit price display now! :-)

And ya know, you can say what you want about the scales' movement clearly being fake...but dammit, watching Balance Game is fun. :-)

Five Tums doesn't work any better in Bullseye than it does in Grocery Game. :-P

Line em Up just was not going to be won today.  There were a ton of combinations that could have been right, and honestly, the one that actually was wasn't the most obvious.

Alexandre's shirt is one of the best I've ever seen on the show.

Anybody know anything about that cash award suddenly being part of the consolation prizes?  This was an early Monday taping, so it seems like a logical show for something to change on.

The second showcase was hilarious.  "And this showcase, where Little Red Riding Hood realizes these visits to Grandma juuuuuust aren't a good idea anymore..." :lol:

I'm not sure whether to laugh or cry about the way the Showcase ended.  Given that Catherine tried to bid both $1 and $45,000, it seems safe to say that she didn't really know how much it cost.  It might actually have been better to end the thing with a Double Overbid! :-P
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Re: FULL RECAP - TPiR 05/18/2006
« Reply #17 on: May 19, 2006, 08:48:09 AM »
YAY FOR BALANCE GAME! I do hope it gets played for a car sometime! I definitely noticed the podium display now has 5 digits instead of 4!

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Re: FULL RECAP - TPiR 05/18/2006
« Reply #18 on: May 19, 2006, 09:24:02 AM »
I like how balance game has been won alot lately. Not to metion that it's beeing played often too!

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Re: FULL RECAP - TPiR 05/18/2006
« Reply #19 on: May 19, 2006, 12:01:21 PM »
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Speaking of Catherine, "Wives of Gas Passers"... kind of an icky shirt she was wearing.


I'm hoping that she was with a group of women whose husbands work for a utility company, or Shell, or something. I'll give her the benefit of the doubt and hope that it was a play on words.

Alexandre's shirt is only the second homemade Price t-shirt I've ever seen that made me laugh out loud (the first was  "Real men spin again on 65" from about a year ago).
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Re: FULL RECAP - TPiR 05/18/2006
« Reply #20 on: May 20, 2006, 01:10:16 PM »
Lucky Seven: I know we've had the occasional winner this year, so this game is hardly batting an 0-fer like Punchboard, but it seems like we've had far more games where the contestant wipes out before even reaching the final number. :-? And yet another one here...

That 8 choice, while I didn't groan at it, didn't work out too well.. But that 2 for the fourth digit? Ugh...

Plinko: Talk about being lucky to walk out with a decent total with only three chips. I'm sorry to say the guesses on the MP3 player and chopper weren't too good - especially since that chopper seems to be a semi-regular SP lately.

Balance Game: I know Beachcomber makes a $7,995 hot tub, but it seems like on TPIR we've seen either the $4,995 model, $6,995 model, or $8,995 model. With that in mind, that was an incredibly easy choice for me....

Bullseye: I don't know what shocked me more - that Catherine won (after join the 5 Tums Smoothies club), or that she didn't seem to realize she had won...

Line 'Em Up: My initial guess was $15,395... I probably would've been in trouble at that point, because I really would've had a tough time choosing between the 7 and the 8 on my second attempt...

That being said, Suzanne definitely gave herself no chance when she changed the 5 to a 7.. That's a ZX3SE, NOT a ZX4SE... :-?

Switch: That was NOT the time to switch those prices... D'OH!

Showcases: I know lately we've had some shows where the smaller of the two showcases has been close to $20,000, but this was clearly not the case here... I would've bid $15,500... Definitely NOT $20,000.

Catherine definitely picked the right time for a $1 showcase bid, because Sneha was clearly over...  I was thinking $26,500 on her showcase, but why take chances when you're going to win as long as YOU don't go over?

RE: The "Wives Of Gas Passers" shirt... You know, when I went to the taping earlier this month, I was debating on wearing my shirt that is kind of a mixture of blue and purple, with Maddy's face on the front, and her fishnet-clad leg on the back... Starcade thought it would be a bit too much (the back, that is). But if I had known that in the very near future a group would show up wearing "Wives Of Gas Passers" shirts? I'd have worn it... I mean, what could be seen as more offensive - Madonna's leg, or T-Shirts that could be perceived as women saying their husbands sit around and perform a certain bodily function on a regular basis?

Icky is right, even if their husbands all sell gas or propane or whatever...  :-?
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Re: FULL RECAP - TPiR 05/18/2006
« Reply #21 on: May 20, 2006, 01:52:50 PM »
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Madonna said:  Lucky Seven:...That 8 choice, while I didn't groan at it, didn't work out too well.. But that 2 for the fourth digit? Ugh...

Gotta' disagree.  I thought it was a good move, guessing 2 for the fourth digit.  It would've been equally good to guess 7 or 8:  I'm just glad she took a stand, and didn't just wishy-washily go with 5 for every number.  Taking a stand is how ya' win.  Just so happens she guessed in the wrong direction, but really, there was no good way to know whether the number would be 2 or 7 or whatever.

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Re: FULL RECAP - TPiR 05/18/2006
« Reply #22 on: May 20, 2006, 03:10:53 PM »
I probably should've clarified a bit, sorry...

With the tendency to not have all of the digits in the same range (all high, all low - though we have all seen in the middle in an MDS), I thought it was the choice of a 2 that was bad after a 3 and a 5...

No, I wouldn't have picked a five in that case, either.. But 7 or 8 made more sense than a two.

That's why I thought it was a poor choice, if that makes sense.
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Re: FULL RECAP - TPiR 05/18/2006
« Reply #23 on: May 20, 2006, 11:31:19 PM »
I just wanted to say I was surprised to see Plinko right after Lucky 7 instead of Half Off. And one other thing, the I liked that shot of Door #1 when they rolled out the car.
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Re: FULL RECAP - TPiR 05/18/2006
« Reply #24 on: May 22, 2006, 12:59:32 AM »
Wives of Gas Passers, eh?  My mom oughta wear one of these!  :-D  Otherwise, seemed pretty average today.

Lucky 7: Interesting that the contestant picked extremes and the game had mild numbers.  Still, evil all the way.  :evil:  :evil:  :evil:

Plinko: That MP3 player got me.

Balance Game: I totally spaced it :-P and thought $8995 was a choice!  Looks like I'm a bit too used to the $8995 version.  Good thing I wasn't playing! And cool, there's now a 5 digit display.  8-)

Bullseye: Is there a Buy-one-get-four-free special on Tums right now?  :-o

Line 'Em Up: I was destined to lose this.  That third digit was giving me problems!
 
Switch?: I don't see why this was so difficult.

Showcases: Those bids sure were whack!  $20K seemed at bit high for the first showcase, and $45K  :-o  :-P  :-o ... then changing  to $1?!?  That was...odd.