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Old 12-05-2006, 11:58 AM   #1
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http://www.ebaumsworld.com/2006/11/idiot-phone-in.html

i always saw these in poland and i see they have them in the UK also. my dad called in to one when he visited in poland, but he wasnt happy when he saw it was 4 (polish money's) per minute. so like what do they call them around there?
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Never seen that before, but that person who called was an idiot, how would you not know that???
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lol. i found out the show is called quizmania.
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lol. i found out the show is called quizmania.
We had that in England, I think it's a con, yes, they pay out a lot of money, they can afford to, you have to phone in your answers via a high rate line at 75p a call, around $1.50.
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Hmph, alot of them charge a 1 connection fee, plus 1.50 a minute, and there is no possible way of winning, they always have things worked out. Just a big con!
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Hmph, alot of them charge a 1 connection fee, plus 1.50 a minute, and there is no possible way of winning, they always have things worked out. Just a big con!
There is a group that do pay out huge amounts, they triple the amount for a period, & a woman won 15,000 on one phone call costing 75p & no connection fee, this is "The Mint" so called because winners get a chance to open a vault where they have to crack a 4 figure code, this has happened twice, both winning well over 100,000 about $192,000, all big winners are invited to collect their cheque, live in the studio, this is amazing because the programme is only on at night, between 12 & 4!!, I watch it in bed, as I don't sleep too well, & am having a cup of tea at about 3am, which means thousands are up then & phoning in, & yes, it is definitely alive because some men say something like "f****ng marvellous" when they win, & the presenter has to apologise to viewers.
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