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"That is the correct answer, Billy, but I'm afraid you don't win anything for it."
Tags:game show, game shows, expectation, expectations, expectant, entitled, entitlement, reward, rewards, prize, prizes, prize money, student, students, grade school, elementary school, teacher, teachers, kid, kids, answer, answers, correct answer, correct answers, money, win, wins, winner, winners, winning, winnings, quiz show, quiz shows, unrealistic
"We go to Stockholm, we accept our, prize, and then I never want to see your ugly mug again!"
Tags:scientist, scientists, physics, physicists, physicists, getting credit, shared credit, sharing credit, prize, prizes, award, awards, honoured, honours, working relationship, working relationships, stockholm, mathematician, mathematicians, scientific breakthrough, scientific breakthroughs, ugly mug, ugly mugs, insult, insults, insulted, disagree, disagreement, disagreements
"In high school, I was quite the star in metal shop."
Tags:trophy, trophies, award, awards, prize, prizes, sport, sports, athlete, athletes, player, players, star, stars, star athlete, star athletes, star player, star players, sports star, sports stars, trophy cabinet, trophy cabinets, trophy case, trophy cases, display case, display cases, glory, false, fake, metal shop, metalworking, metalworker, metalworkers, handmade, high school, high schools, showoff, showoffs, show-off, show-offs, showing off, self-important, self-aggrandising, self-aggrandizing
Prizes Include: A New Car, A Maui Vacation And The Grim Reaper
Tags:game, games, game show, gameshows, gameshow, death, dead, die, died, dying, dies, grim, grim reaper, reaper, reapers, tv, t v, tv show, television, live tv, audience, studio, studio audience, prize, prizes, vacation, vacations, random, randomness, chance, chances, probability, probabilities, car, cars, door number, choose, choice, choices, fate, fated, doom, doomed
"We're presenting this year's award to the tomato—for the way he has deepened our understanding of world-conflict resolution, for fostering the ideals of peace, friendship, and international brotherhood, and for being delicious."
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Old man dusting bodybuilding trophies.
"But most of all I'd like to thank the zeitgeist."
'And finally, the Nobel prize for most toes...'
Best in Heat.
"I can't believe 'Jackass' wasn't nominated. What was the Academy thinking?"
Tags:academy award, academy awards, movie, movies, film, films, film award, film awards, movie award, movie awards, film critic, film critics, film taste, movie lover, movie lovers, film lover, film lovers, filmmaker, filmmakers, oscar, oscars, teen, teens, teenager, juvenile, humour, juvenile humor, prize, prizes, award, awards, nominee, nominees, nomination, nominations, judge, judges, popular vote
"Was this date successful? No. Do you deserve a trophy for participation? Heck yes!"
Tags:dangle a carrot, dangling a carrot, dangle carrots, dangling carrots, carrot, carrots, reward, rewards, reward based system, incentives, incentive, prize, prizes, idiom, idioms, figure of speech, saying, sayings, expression, expressions, figurative, persuade, persuasive, persuading, metaphor, metaphors, carrot and stick, encouragement
"I'm starting to think humans don't even like winning free cruises."
Tags:robot, robots, outsourcing, call centre, call centres, telephone, telephones, phones, phone, spam, internet spam, robocall, robocalls, telemarketing, telemarketer, telemarketers, free cruise, free cruises, winner, winning, win, prize, prizes, you win, cold calling, automated call, automated calling, modern life
"No, I think I'm going to go for the fire extinguisher."
Tags:prize, prizes, fire extinguisher, fire extinguishers, on fire, fire, flames, flaming, host, hosts, contestant, contestants, game show, game shows, tv, t.v., television, car, cars, vehicle, vehicles, automobile, automobiles, boat, boats, money, cash, winner, winners, winning, life saving, desperation, desperate, survival instinct, choice, choices, choosing, decision, decisions, deciding, no choice, in danger
"I've just been notified by Publisher's Clearing House that I may have already won ten million dollars, but in case I haven't I need money to fix my driveway."
Employee of the minute
"How come you're never on anybody's short list?"
Tags:short list, shortl lists, shortlist, shortlists, author, authors, writer, writers, prize, prizes, literary prizes, marriage, marriages, married couple, married couples, relationship, relationships, mean question, mean questions, bad relationships, bad relationship, husband, husbands, wife, wives, disappointed wife, disappointed wives, disappointed, disappoint
Outrageous Fortune this exit. Caution: slings and arrows ahead.
'He doesn't deserve this! It was a complete fluke! Just a freak lab-accident with some firefly DNA and suddenly it's like the sun shines out of his backside!'
'I'll covet this trophy right up to the time I sell it to met my payroll.'
"This goes to our Most Aggressive Defender and, ironicall, first person ever to foul out of an awards banquet..."
"Two minutes, 40 seconds. Next ... Two minutes, 53 seconds. Next ..."
"Please visit our website and tell us about your experience with this sale. You can win a gift card good for a free glass of lemonade."