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FULL RECAP - TPiR 05/09/2006
« on: May 09, 2006, 02:07:27 PM »
 Production #3612K - Taped April 25, 2006
 Bob: stage entrance
 First Four lineup: mixed
 Handoff: Brandi
 Models of the Day: Phire Dawson, Brandi Sherwood and Shane Stirling
 Wearing: Basix II
1  Cotton Candy Cart (S)
 2-GUY *1303     1-TAMMY 947   3-LATANYA 780   4-KAREN 999   ($1408)
 Guy, a laid-back Beach Bum from UC Santa Barbara, plays MOST EXPENSIVE for three trips...
 Hong Kong (NWA Vacations; 6n @ Sheraton (B)   PICK  $7390   WIN!            
 Venice (6n)(S)                                       5552
 Rio de Janiero (6n @ Intercontinental)(P)            6668
2  Capel Martha's Vineyard Area Rug (P)
 JOHN 875   +Tammy 1400   +Latanya 1200   +Karen *1500                ($2050)
 Karen from Michigan plays LUCKY SEVEN for a Ford Mustang (Std., ALB, Prot)(S)
 Picks:     3 7 9
 Price:  $2 1 3 8 -
 Bucks:   7 5 1 0     LOSS          
3  Party Tyme Karaoke Machine/Polident  Minute Denture Cleaner (S)
 John 599   +Tammy *775    +Latanya 601   REZA 499   ($960)
 Tammy plays SHELL GAME for an Ashley Casa Molino Dining Group and Noritake Chalet
 Dinnerware (B)($5900)
 Food Dehydrator                     $ 25  HIGHER  $ 39  *  (3)  NO
 (Philips) MP3 Player                  75  LOWER     99
 Ice Cream Sphere                      20  HIGHER    29  *  (4)  NO
 Retrostyle Cordless Phone            140  LOWER    129  *  (1)  BALL   WIN!
 $ 2,050   Karen   75 stay   .75   Through to Showcase Round
   7,097   Tammy   55 + 50    OV
  21,018   Guy     65 +100    OV
4  Clarion Nice Mobile Entertainment+GPS System/Garlique Supplement (B&P)
 John *1150    GWENDOLYN 999   +Latanya 1000   Reza 1100   ($1300)
 John, who now hopes his mother doesn't see the way he's dressed (Too late now, pal!),
 plays BALANCE GAME for a (Panasonic) 42" Plasma HDTV and an Encore Normandy Park TV
 Lift Console (B&P)
 [ 995][3000][5000]           [4000]      
       [8995]         WIN!
5  American Tourister iLight 5 pc Luggage Set/Tidy Cats Scoop Cat Litter (S-aboard "Little Toot")
 ROB 950   Gwendolyn 951   +Latanya *500    Reza 952   ($880)
 Latanya, the last of the "First Four", plays NOW...OR THEN for a Murray Pool Table (B)
 and a Wurlitzer Coca Cola Machine Replica (P)($6893)
 "Then" is March 1997
 (5) Hot Pockets (2 pk)                         2.49   NOW    NOW   *
 (4) Super Poligrip                             3.55   THEN   NOW
 (6) Blue Star Ointment (2 oz)                  6.19   NOW    NOW   *
 (1) (Betty Crocker Super Moist) Cake Mix       1.55   THEN   THEN  *   WIN!      
 (2) Pantene Pro V Shampoo                      3.99
 (3) Bayer Low Dose Aspirin (200)              11.97
6  Storywheels Mothers Day Necklace (P-in the Row)
 Rob *1150    Gwendolyn 2100   KRISTIAN 1999   Reza 900   ($1815)
 Rob from Walla Walla, WA plays ANY NUMBER
                                                Picks: 6 8 5 9 2 4 7 3
 Jeep Wrangler SE (Std., Paint, Seats, BlkHtr, Mats, Cap)   $1 9,2 - 5   ($19,215)
 Broyhill Swivel Rocker (S)                                     $7 6 3   LOSS
 That Damned Piggy Bank                                         $4.8 -   (   4.80)

 $ 2,579   Rob       80 stay   .80   Through to Showcase Round
   7,813   Latanya   35 + 15   .50
  10,335   John      65 + 75    OV
 Rob has the honor.
 SC1-Rob                HAZEL & GERTRUDE REMEMBER THE GOOD OLD DAYS (B&P respectively)
 BID     $16,500   Currie Schwinn S600 Elecric Scooters
 PRICE    19,027   Whirlpool Stacked Washer/Dryer
 DIFF     -2,527   West Wight Potter 19' Sailboat (S)
 TOTAL   $21,605  
 SC2-Karen              Aegean Terrycloth Robes
 BID     $22,100   Magnussen Paramount Bedroom Group
 PRICE    19,145   Bemco Posture Fairfax Sleep Set (S)
 DIFF       OVER   2 Yamaha VStar 650 Motorcycles
Today's Pricing Games: 4 for 6
 Total Winnings: $69,918

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Re: FULL RECAP - TPiR 05/09/2006
« Reply #1 on: May 09, 2006, 02:08:26 PM »
Tuesday, May 9, 2006

Bidding Round #1- #197, Tammy! :-D

Showcase Showdown #1- This time, the Big Wheel kills off the hottie and the best contestant of the day. Sigh.

Any Number- Ouch. Always hate those Any Number losses on 4th and goal at the 1.

Showcase- Curse those close together ARPs!

BEST CONTESTANT OF THE DAY- Tammy, as previously mentioned.

SHOW SUMMARY AND GRADE- Average show... Grade: 2

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Re: FULL RECAP - TPiR 05/09/2006
« Reply #2 on: May 09, 2006, 02:14:35 PM »
All I have to say is yay Shell Game! The fact that they don't play it that often makes it extra special when they do. Decent show otherwise

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Re: FULL RECAP - TPiR 05/09/2006
« Reply #3 on: May 09, 2006, 02:15:13 PM »
Tammy seemed kind of insane. Not the "jump all over the stage" or "hurt Bob" kind of insane most contestants are, but she just seemed... insane, with her odd little quips to Bob, her shrieking "HIGHER!," and seeming flightiness. She was fun!

Speaking of Tammy, as tiny as she was and still able to get the wheel all the way around, there seems to be little excuse for any other young contestants not to be able to do it!

I was hoping the first half car game would be for a cheap car. It would've been cool if the contestant who won the car wasn't the biggest winner in the first half of the show. Over $19,000 worth of trips in Most Expensive... that's got to be really close to a daytime record for prize value in pricing games not including games for cars, Golden Road, or Plinko.

Twice today I thought the game was going to be Bullseye again, just because Roger could. Actually, Bullseye again would've been cooler than Now or Then, anyway.

So I guess John proves to us all once and for all that you can be a beach bum without wearing flip flops, since he pretty much admitted it himself.  Nice guy, anyway.

Krystian looked like she would be fun, too. Just not meant to be, I guess.

[color=0066FF]EDIT:  My post seemed to have earlier made itself into one large, ugly paragraph.  I'm guessing it's another forum bug.[/color]

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Re: FULL RECAP - TPiR 05/09/2006
« Reply #4 on: May 09, 2006, 02:36:54 PM »
Did everyone notice that Rob's shirt said something about "Bob Barger"?


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Re: FULL RECAP - TPiR 05/09/2006
« Reply #5 on: May 09, 2006, 02:38:47 PM »
Most Expensive: MONSTER win here! I thought Rio was going to be it.

Lucky Seven: When they showed the Mustang, I knew it was going to be lost. The only thing I was hoping for here was a WIPEOUT on the first pick, because it was possible to happen, especially because people tend to overprice these. Sadly, it didn't happen (The price was $21,384).

Shell Game: Nice to see it appear, and won!

Balance Game: Another surprise win! That guess looked too expensive.

Now or Then: Easy.

Any Number: I thought the Jeep was going to slightly more expensive than it was, since they've adjusted prices for Damsler/Chrysler prices recently. Today, they didn't realize that. If it had been that way, Rob might have had a better shot at the Jeep.

Showcases: If only both had said $19,000....

Overall: Average today. If only they had picked better car games...

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Re: FULL RECAP - TPiR 05/09/2006
« Reply #6 on: May 09, 2006, 02:57:22 PM »
Yes!  Shell Game is Played. :-D  :-D And I'm very happy that it is won!


Most Expensive:  I thought Hong Kong was the cheapest and Venice was the costliest.

Lucky 7: EVIL!

Balance Game:  I thought $8995 was too expensive.

Now or Then:  Easy; I guessed Roger wanted it won.

Any #: I had a hunch that the other 1 would be in the jeep, and I was right. :-?

Showcases:  I thought Rob's $16,000 wouldn't cover the boat.  I was wrong.

Overall: Aside from Shell Game, it was a fairly average show.

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Re: FULL RECAP - TPiR 05/09/2006
« Reply #7 on: May 09, 2006, 03:01:11 PM »
All the good stuff today happened in the first half of the show.  

Wow, Most Expensive for 3 trips!  Maybe that Triple Play loss on Friday brought this on.  :-)  And for a total of almost $20K in prizes?!  Those trips were expensive, no doubt about that.  Got a bit nervous as the first two trips' prices were revealed, but Hong Kong trumped all.  Lovely win.

And for once, no one guessed a 6 or something for the second digit in the Mustang!  Amazing!  :-P  And that's too bad she didn't win; for sure I thought her guess on the third digit was plausible... I suppose not, then.  (Then again, I keep on thinking Mustangs are always $21,684  :-P )

Shell Game was a pleasant surprise.  Somehow, I don't know why, I had a feeling it was going to show up.  Good suspense in the end with the two remaining shells.  

That's one heck of an expensive TV and storing unit.  I think I need one of those.  The lowering platform for the TV was neat.  

Do people tend to forget that another 1 or something appears on the board?  I thought that couch was $760, but it was a no brainer to not pick 0 as the last digit in the jeep anyways.  Too bad it didn't work out for him.

Interesting Showcase 1.  Great acting, and an even crazier voiceover from Rich.  :-)  I thought if the bids got switched, they'd both have a better chance of winning.  Shows how little I know about boats.

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Re: FULL RECAP - TPiR 05/09/2006
« Reply #8 on: May 09, 2006, 03:03:48 PM »
Most Expensive for trips is awesome enough...but the ones offered today were worth almost $20,000!

And Shell Game is awesome, obviously...but in the first half, and not first?  Amazing.

I really hope Bart quits using that stupid close-up shot of the Turntable soon.  It looks awful.

On the other hand, the long-range shot he took of Any Number was pretty neat.

Rich was hilarious during the first showcase. :-)
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Re: FULL RECAP - TPiR 05/09/2006
« Reply #9 on: May 09, 2006, 03:21:34 PM »

chnlsrfr4 wrote:
Did everyone notice that Rob's shirt said something about "Bob Barger"?

I originally thought it was an embarrassing typo, but it actually meant that he has a grandfather named Bob Barger, I believe.

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Re: FULL RECAP - TPiR 05/09/2006
« Reply #10 on: May 09, 2006, 03:45:50 PM »
I think the shirt had a tee-hee value out of it.

The highlight of this show was all the stuff being offered.  $19,610 in Most Expensive, $5900 in Shell Game being the cheapest game of the 6.  The "Hi Lo TV set" which always amuses me (which I thought was 5-figures) and some killer bikes in SC2.

I wonder if Rich Fields would moonlight as a voice-over actor in his spare time.....

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Re: FULL RECAP - TPiR 05/09/2006
« Reply #11 on: May 09, 2006, 03:53:57 PM »
Pricing Game Length:
The time of the game begins at the moment a prize is revealed for the game, or the game itself is shown.

Most Expensive -- 3:10
Lucky $even -- 1:41
Shell Game -- 3:13
Balance Game -- 2:33
Now... or Then -- 2:49
Any Number -- 2:50

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Re: FULL RECAP - TPiR 05/09/2006
« Reply #12 on: May 09, 2006, 04:47:17 PM »
I think today's playing of Most Expensive offered the most expensive prizes ever offered in the daytime version of this game. Very good win!

It's always nice to see Shell Game played!

Is this the first time that Balance Game is played on the same day as a small prize game?

If only Range Game was played today instead of Balance Game, all the pricing games today would have been around since 1980 or earlier.

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Re: FULL RECAP - TPiR 05/09/2006
« Reply #13 on: May 09, 2006, 05:04:19 PM »
PG #1 - Wow--Most Expensive for three expensive trips!  I got scared when the Rio price was revealed cuz I know that Hong Kong has been notoriously cheap in the past.  Good thing it wasn't the case today.

PG #2 - Lucky 7 in the 2d slot!  :-D  For a Mustang!  :evil:  :evil:  :evil:  I would've been in trouble in this game as well.  I had 2-7-7, which would've left me $1 for the final digit.

PG #3 - Yay!  Shell Game!  :-P  Shelly joins Markers and Poker as the games that have seen just 4 playing this season.  Joker is the only game that has seen fewer (2).

PG #4 - Balance Game 4th!  :-D  I actually would've lost this game today.  I had $7,995.  This game has been on a mini-hot streak lately.  Isn't this now the third time in a row Balance has been won?

PG #5 - Looks like Roger used only one THEN product today.  When was the last time only one THEN product was used in a Now/Then playing?

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Re: FULL RECAP - TPiR 05/09/2006
« Reply #14 on: May 09, 2006, 05:22:25 PM »
Poor Karen. That was a tough game of Lucky $even.

Now...or Then seemed easy even for me.

Balance Game was a tough call, but a great win.

Any Number: I knew he needed the other one.