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Offline Priceisrightsuperfan93

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How do I request an episode for personal viewing habits?
« on: February 13, 2020, 08:28:47 PM »
I know bob won't let fremantle air the early episodes but how do I request a copy of an episode I really want to see?

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Re: How do I request an episode for personal viewing habits?
« Reply #1 on: February 13, 2020, 10:17:41 PM »
Well, first of all, you probably don't use the phrase "personal viewing habits."  That makes it sound like you're planning to do something...um...inappropriate for public discussion while watching the video.

Anyway, the answer is probably, "You don't."  I know people have occasionally been able to get episodes that they or their parents were on from Fremantle, but it hasn't been free of charge, and it probably shouldn't be taken as an invitation to start requesting random episodes from them.

Which episode do you want to see, anyway?  It's entirely possible someone already has a copy of it.
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Re: How do I request an episode for personal viewing habits?
« Reply #2 on: February 14, 2020, 10:35:53 AM »
Well, first of all, you probably don't use the phrase "personal viewing habits."  That makes it sound like you're planning to do something...um...inappropriate for public discussion while watching the video.

Anyway, the answer is probably, "You don't."  I know people have occasionally been able to get episodes that they or their parents were on from Fremantle, but it hasn't been free of charge, and it probably shouldn't be taken as an invitation to start requesting random episodes from them.

Which episode do you want to see, anyway?  It's entirely possible someone already has a copy of it.

What I meant is that I won't leak the episode online. I just wanted to watch the episode.

The second playing of professor price would be a good episode.

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Re: How do I request an episode for personal viewing habits?
« Reply #3 on: February 14, 2020, 11:05:15 AM »
I'm pretty sure if CBS wanted to sell individual streaming of their archived episodes they would make it much more easy for the public to access them. Your best bet is to contact CBS directly. That's the best advice we can give at this time.
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Re: How do I request an episode for personal viewing habits?
« Reply #4 on: February 14, 2020, 11:35:30 AM »
A recap of that episode (and a story about how tough it was for one of the show’s then-employees to get the privilege to watch it) can be read here: http://www.golden-road.net/index.php/topic,22473.0.html
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Re: How do I request an episode for personal viewing habits?
« Reply #5 on: February 14, 2020, 12:25:33 PM »
A recap of that episode (and a story about how tough it was for one of the show’s then-employees to get the privilege to watch it) can be read here: http://www.golden-road.net/index.php/topic,22473.0.html


I just noticed that all the pictures from that thread are gone. What a shame, I doubt we'll see those screencaps again.
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Re: How do I request an episode for personal viewing habits?
« Reply #6 on: February 14, 2020, 04:34:36 PM »
I just noticed that all the pictures from that thread are gone. What a shame, I doubt we'll see those screencaps again.

I guess ImageShack deleted all of them.

If somebody wants to permanently host the screen grabs for hotlinking and one of the mods wants to edit the posts with the new URLs, I'm sure I could scrounge them all up. I wouldn't have erased something like that, so I must have those images saved somewhere.

(Ditto the "creation of Do the Math" thread.)
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Re: How do I request an episode for personal viewing habits?
« Reply #7 on: February 17, 2020, 01:03:55 PM »
An observation on something Scott said in the original thread that was linked to in this thread.  It's a comment on a 6-year-old post, but since I'm not commenting on an opinion*, I figure it's okay.

Bob reminds the contestants that all of the prices have been rounded to the nearest dollar (it always throws me off when he says that instead of explaining that the goal is to bid closest to the price without going over)

My thinking is that this was the show's way of protecting themselves in case Bob said the actual retail price for an item was $294 but someone did the research and found out the actual actual retail price was something like $293.87 and tried to file a complaint.

* I remember reading somewhere that the 30-day rule was established so that someone wouldn't have to justify something they said a long time ago, particularly if their opinion has since changed.
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