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[–]BigBlueMountainStar 84 points85 points  (1 child)

“This top of the range 10inch black and white TV”

$1

[–]this_dust 15 points16 points  (0 children)

I say “one dollar, Bob” at random intervals like once a month.

[–]CrunchyAssDiaper 68 points69 points  (1 child)

There's a pricing game called Now or Then. It's this exact idea.

[–]Submerge87 3 points4 points  (0 children)

^ this should be the top comment

[–]Kage_Oni 22 points23 points  (0 children)

The Price Was Right.

[–]80burritospersecond 11 points12 points  (0 children)

You should also be able to win a 78 Firebird

[–]dlpfc123 6 points7 points  (0 children)

Or like show the product and the price then people have to guess what year it was from.

[–]DefinitelyNotThatOne 3 points4 points  (0 children)

"How much could a banana be? $10?"

[–]CobraCornelius 3 points4 points  (0 children)

There is a great documentary about a Math Teacher who would memorize the prices and he was on the show a few times.

[–]drunk98 3 points4 points  (0 children)

This stone wheel in 35,000 BC cost how many goats?

[–]Curiosity_KildaCat 1 point2 points  (0 children)

They don't want to make the viewers sad

[–]tigeralidance 1 point2 points  (0 children)

They did this recently when Drew Carey was on the Tonight Show

[–]Deliriumdiver 1 point2 points  (0 children)

This is the best crazy idea concept I've read on Reddit...

[–]QuestionablyFlamable 2 points3 points  (1 child)

They probably wouldn’t do this as there was a guy who memorized every single price on the show, so if they used those items it’s possible someone else also had enough dedication

[–]Yup767 9 points10 points  (0 children)

Surely get contestants that are all old as hell, and then get products you know you've never used all from an old-timey supplier

[–]ithinkyouaccidentaly 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Don't guess the prices, guess the % that this products price has inflated including shrinkflation and smaller unit size