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Offline dh027

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First ever playing of Golden Road
« on: February 28, 2008, 04:32:28 PM »
<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iGgc-nphHaA" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iGgc-nphHaA</a>

I just found this on Youtube.  Check out the cue that was played when car was shown.  I thought the cue debuted well after this.

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Re: First ever playing of Golden Road
« Reply #1 on: February 28, 2008, 05:53:36 PM »
Wow, I've never seen that!  I didn't even know it was available.

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Re: First ever playing of Golden Road
« Reply #2 on: March 02, 2008, 08:17:09 PM »
if she had won the car and kept it, it would now be worth about $75,000!!!!

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Re: First ever playing of Golden Road
« Reply #3 on: March 04, 2008, 03:35:21 PM »
This doesn't play on my computer (and niether does any other video here) but I really want to see it. How can I get this to load? If it requires youtube, forget it, they've blocked it everywhere. Is this the playing on the first episode with the new color scheme?? What kind of car did they offer???
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Re: First ever playing of Golden Road
« Reply #4 on: March 05, 2008, 12:57:19 AM »
So the first playing of Golden Road was NOT the first game of the day? Does anybody know when it was played in the show (2nd, 3rd...).

And that might seem like a dumb question, but was this an hour long show? I'm thinking yes, but I'm not sure ...

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Re: First ever playing of Golden Road
« Reply #5 on: March 05, 2008, 04:51:47 AM »
No. It was a half-hour show still at this point.

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Re: First ever playing of Golden Road
« Reply #6 on: March 06, 2008, 12:09:27 AM »
So the first playing of Golden Road was NOT the first game of the day? Does anybody know when it was played in the show (2nd, 3rd...).

The FAQ lists the first playing of Golden Road as being the 3rd and final game of the day.

We've seen the third playing of the game -- I'm now wondering (probably will never know) if the levers that reveal the hidden digit had been replaced by the pushbutton by playing two.  I know the button is there for playing 3.  Fun technical question that we may never know.

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Re: First ever playing of Golden Road
« Reply #7 on: March 06, 2008, 11:43:14 AM »
So the first playing of Golden Road was NOT the first game of the day? Does anybody know when it was played in the show (2nd, 3rd...).

If you go to the YouTube version of this game and look at the comments, you can see that the full line-up is Hi-Lo, Most Expensive, Golden Road.

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Re: First ever playing of Golden Road
« Reply #8 on: March 06, 2008, 03:04:27 PM »
if she had won the car and kept it, it would now be worth about $75,000!!!!

Naw. I don't think it would be $75,000. If the Cadillac was Twelve-Thousand something then and it's about Forty-Three Thousand something now, it shouldn't yet be $75,000 if it was $10,000 back then.
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Re: First ever playing of Golden Road
« Reply #9 on: March 07, 2008, 07:27:02 AM »
Yes, but a 1970's Cadillac is not worth $43,000 now; the car in the clip very well may now be worth $75,000.

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Re: First ever playing of Golden Road
« Reply #10 on: April 20, 2008, 03:39:15 AM »
Check out the cue that was played when car was shown.  I thought the cue debuted well after this.

That cue is from Concentration, and was added to the show along with a few others in 1973.

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Re: First ever playing of Golden Road
« Reply #11 on: April 22, 2008, 12:41:21 PM »
According to the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Bank, $10,263 in 1975 dollars is worth $41,128.30 in 2008 dollars. Of course, if she had kept the car in perfect condition, it may well have appreciated in value beyond that.

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Re: First ever playing of Golden Road
« Reply #12 on: September 23, 2008, 01:26:41 AM »
So the first playing of Golden Road was NOT the first game of the day? Does anybody know when it was played in the show (2nd, 3rd...).

And that might seem like a dumb question, but was this an hour long show? I'm thinking yes, but I'm not sure ...

It was a half hour show.  I've said for years this game did NOT debut on the first hour long show and was NOT played first in it's first playing and was shouted down by one jerk after another telling me I was wrong.  I remember watching this and it was the last game played that day.  It was played first after that.  I would have to guess it wasn't their intention to always play it first, but probably realized it takes a while to set up and that's why it's played first. 

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Re: First ever playing of Golden Road
« Reply #13 on: October 02, 2008, 09:12:07 AM »
Just a note, apparently they debuted the new colors before they ever went to an hour, trial or permanently. As you may have seen, the colored one bid displays, as well as the purple and orange turntable with green carpet was already in place by this point.

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Re: First ever playing of Golden Road
« Reply #14 on: October 02, 2008, 09:37:06 AM »
This was the first day of the colorful color scheme.
Any closer and Bob gives it away.
(except this was a Drew MDS)