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Holy shat! I just won on the cash cab!!

Discussion in 'General BS No One Cares About But You' started by Sheik_Yerbouti, May 26, 2009.

  1. Sheik_Yerbouti

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    lol, no joke my NH brothas n sistas, me my GF and 2 friends got picked up by the cash cab tonite and won with only 1 wrong answer.

    it will air in about 6 months on the discovery chanel, I'll have a firm date later

    wow, my head is spinning, best night out in a long time
     
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    Dude... that's awesome. That show kicks ass. How about sharing some of your winnings?
     
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    Re: Holy shat! I just won $1400 bucks in the cash cab!!

    Quick, hop into the time machine so I can put a No Heroes hat on your head!

    Good job man, that's show is awesome.
     
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    Very cool. Was it "after dark" where it's all worth double or were you guys just on a really long ride? I watch that show daily at the gym after work. Brilliant concept.

    Also, is it REALLY just random people off the street or do they brief you before you get in the cab (and in what manner)? I've always been curious if it really was a complete surprise to the people getting in the cab.
     
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    Re: Holy shat! I just won $1400 bucks in the cash cab!!

    I've never seen that show before, I assume it's something like the Bang Bus? :lol:
     
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    Re: Holy shat! I just won $1400 bucks in the cash cab!!

    What is cash cab?
     
  7. Sheik_Yerbouti

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    Re: Holy shat! I just won $1400 bucks in the cash cab!!

    yeah, it was a double bonus ride, 30 blocks total, seemed short as hell too
    I think we did 6 questions not including the redlight bonus round (name 5 books of the old testament, we failed that one bigger than shit) so out of the 6 we only missed one and blew the redlight bonus, we decided to pass on the video bonus and keep the money.

    cashcab is a gameshow on discovery chanel where you get picked up by a wired taxi.. a rolling gameshow, complete with flashing lights. cameras and a host. not to mention real money
    I'm sure google can find episodes for you, its a neat show
     
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    Ha so someone actually found a use for religion. Ah well no one will ever ask you again.

    C

    Red light bonus, lol.
     
  9. Sheik_Yerbouti

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    Re: Holy shat! I just won $1400 bucks in the cash cab!!

    yes, its a total supprise, after that, there is a briefing prior to playing the actual game and paperwork to fill out, but when you first get in the cab its a total blindside.

    the funny thing is I saw the minivan pulling over to pick us up and actually cracked a joke to the guy who turned out to be part of the production crew that "wouldnt that be funny if you ended up hailing the cash cab"....

    +1000000000 clairvoyance points to me!

    once the deal is been laid out its pretty straight forward and plays out much like what you see in the end result
     
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    congrats. it's a neat show.
     
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    wow , lucky bastard :wink:
     
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    Wild! I heard that the original show that started in the UK did all the briefing and paperwork before the people got in the cab... lame.

    The best part about the show is that they know people want to see other people win the money more often than not - it makes good television. So, sometimes, they pretty clearly tailor the questions on the fly to give people an easier or harder time. They probably make a ridiculous amount of money on that show with such low production costs, so they are more than happy to give away $500+ with every ride.

    I wonder, do they explain to you anything about taxes on the winnings during the briefing. Would hate to see you spend it all only to find out you got Oprah'd (ala the free cars). Or is it considered tax free at such a low amount? I can't remember. I'll be keeping an eye out for your episode. Remember to post here when you get a firm date!
     
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    Re: Holy shat! I just won $1400 bucks in the cash cab!!

    Hahaha, nice. I didn't think real people actually won shit on TV shows! lol
     
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    Re: Holy shat! I just won $1400 bucks in the cash cab!!

    Wow that is awesome. $1400 cab ride.
     
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    Re: Holy shat! I just won $1400 bucks in the cash cab!!

    $1,400 is a pretty big win for that show. i always see people going for that last video thing and lose. remind us about the time it airs.
     
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    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cash_Cab

    Sweet show. Basically you get in this "normal" cab and tell the driver where you want to go, like a normal cab. The cab goes all disco and the guy says "youre on cash cab!" and begins asking you questions on the way to wherever youre going. Right answer = $50/$100/$200 per question. Wrong answer = Strike. Obviously three strikes and youre immediately dropped off at the nearest intersection without any money. If you get to the place where you were originally going, you get all the money you earned!
     
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    Re: Holy shat! I just won $1400 bucks in the cash cab!!

    Did you use your shoutouts and if you did, who did you call or did whoever you shouted out to on the street help?
     
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    Re: Holy shat! I just won $1400 bucks in the cash cab!!

    I watch that show every morning with a cup of coffee and my guitar.
    Congrats on the win.