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Offline tpir04

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Re: Simple Questions & Answers Thread
« Reply #195 on: March 09, 2020, 08:34:20 PM »
Ehhhh, I suspect they would deem that unimportant information, and if it is important, most likely confidential. So I would guess, no.
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Re: Simple Questions & Answers Thread
« Reply #196 on: March 10, 2020, 01:02:51 AM »
There’s no way of knowing which prizes are accepted or declined short of tracking down winners and asking them. That’s not something the show would ever make public.

But if you’re a producer trying to produce “winners” but still control the budget, there might be some logic in offering a $20,000 bathroom hoping that most contestants would turn it down rather than spend $6,000 on taxes for something they don’t really want or need.

Trips do not need to be taken immediately if accepted. They can be taken anytime within one year from the air date.
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Re: Simple Questions & Answers Thread
« Reply #197 on: March 13, 2020, 09:19:32 AM »
What's the record for the most spin-offs in one Showcase Showdown? (Or at the very least, spin-offs that made it to air since at some point I'm sure some had to be cut for time)

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Re: Simple Questions & Answers Thread
« Reply #198 on: March 13, 2020, 09:29:21 AM »
What's the record for the most spin-offs in one Showcase Showdown? (Or at the very least, spin-offs that made it to air since at some point I'm sure some had to be cut for time)
I don't know if this is the actual record, but 3 is the most I've ever seen, and it's happened at least twice:
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Re: Simple Questions & Answers Thread
« Reply #199 on: March 30, 2020, 10:16:22 AM »
When it comes to grocery items, what determines when the show refers to them by their brand name vs. a generic label? For example on Friday’s show a box of Fruit Rollups were called “fruit flavored snack rolls” or a bottle of Asprin might be called “A bottle of pain reliever pills” which a carton of juice might be called “A 12 ounce carton of Minute Maid Pink Lemonade”. Does it just come down to whether or not the brand is a sponsor or not?

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« Reply #200 on: March 30, 2020, 10:50:44 AM »
When it comes to grocery items, what determines when the show refers to them by their brand name vs. a generic label? For example on Friday’s show a box of Fruit Rollups were called “fruit flavored snack rolls” or a bottle of Asprin might be called “A bottle of pain reliever pills” which a carton of juice might be called “A 12 ounce carton of Minute Maid Pink Lemonade”. Does it just come down to whether or not the brand is a sponsor or not?

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