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Shirt ideas for Price is Right on my birthday
January 10, 2011 3:43 PM   Subscribe

Age-Old-Question-Filter: I'm going to be on The Price is Right this Wednesday, and I need witty sayings for my shirt.

For bonus points, it's also my birthday on Wednesday, and I'm in town from Wisconsin to see my brother graduate from Marines' boot camp. We'll have 5 or 6 people in our group, so if you had ideas that work for multiple people, you get double bonus points.


Bad ideas we've had so far:
-(Front)It's my birthday. (Back) Pick me.
-All I want for my birthday is to win a new car
-I wanna hug a Barker Beauty on my birthday

But these clearly all suck, so here's hoping the hive mind can do better!
posted by Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drug to Grab Bag (28 answers total) 7 users marked this as a favorite
 
thanks to bob barker, my cat/dog has no uterus.
posted by politikitty at 3:50 PM on January 10, 2011 [13 favorites]


This.

Via
posted by dougrayrankin at 4:00 PM on January 10, 2011


ALREADY SPAYED/NEUTERED
posted by benzenedream at 4:00 PM on January 10, 2011 [4 favorites]


Well personally I'd wear this witty shirt, but that may be a bit too high-brow snark for what you had in mind.
posted by elendil71 at 4:01 PM on January 10, 2011


Concise enough for large, TV-friendly print is key here, people. As is avoiding profanity.

All the audience members get trotted past the producers for a quick meet-n-greet before the show, that's when they make their picks.
posted by hermitosis at 4:04 PM on January 10, 2011


Ooh! This might take some minor graphics skills, but all your shirts could say "How old is [Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drug] today?" and have a picture of a digital display beneath, like they have for the front row bids. Each of your shirts would have a different number on the display - 31, 27, 48, 72, etc.

The number on your shirt would be 1, of course.
posted by Metroid Baby at 4:05 PM on January 10, 2011 [1 favorite]


I once read an article about contestant selection on the Price is Right.
Apparently, at some point before the show starts, everyone is in some waiting area. At that point, everyone is being watched. The most excited, most watchable people are them selected. Enthusiasm is the key.

Good luck.
posted by Flood at 4:10 PM on January 10, 2011 [4 favorites]


ROD
LIVES

posted by griphus at 4:15 PM on January 10, 2011 [4 favorites]


Help their study habits. Have your pet tutored.
posted by ladypants at 4:43 PM on January 10, 2011 [4 favorites]


I MISS FAT DREW.
posted by phunniemee at 4:48 PM on January 10, 2011 [2 favorites]


I MISS FAT DREW.

I haven't seen picture of Drew Carey since Whose Line and I googled it and HOLY SHIT.
posted by griphus at 5:53 PM on January 10, 2011 [16 favorites]


Skinny Drew is scary. Wouldn't something like "hi mom!" on shirt plus a lot of jumping up and down make you a good candidate? (having watched it every day at lunch for years i can't remember any shirts- I thought it was let's make a deal where they dressed up?). Maybe the date on your shirt? To commemorate your birthday plus maybe your lucky 'I won a car' day?
posted by bquarters at 6:07 PM on January 10, 2011


SUCK IT, TREBEK CAREY
posted by zippy at 6:14 PM on January 10, 2011 [1 favorite]


A MeFi shirt, of course!
posted by ~Sushma~ at 6:17 PM on January 10, 2011 [1 favorite]


I can't tell if you are a man or a woman, but what about:

FORMER BARKER BEAUTY

Others:

[insert witty t-shirt slogan here]

Don't Pick Me. I Will Win Everything.

I'm Here For the Bedroom Set

Plinko or BUST
posted by Leezie at 6:21 PM on January 10, 2011


"I bid n + 1 dollars"
posted by griphus at 6:22 PM on January 10, 2011 [5 favorites]


I haven't seen picture of Drew Carey since Whose Line and I googled it and HOLY SHIT.

Mother of God! Aliens have abducted Drew Carey, sucked out all of his fat and then returned him to Earth. Ewww.
posted by Leezie at 6:22 PM on January 10, 2011


I MADE A SHIRT FOR THIS?!
posted by 2bucksplus at 6:36 PM on January 10, 2011


your shirt should not have anything that might be construed as advertising or "product placement."

Also, Perky gets Picked. There's a 30 second interview as the line moves inside the door.
posted by ohshenandoah at 8:51 PM on January 10, 2011


Perky gets picked, true, but they LOVE the military on TPIR. Is your brother going with you in the group of 5 or 6? That could help your chances; make him wear his uniform.

I like Metroid Baby's idea with the different ages as guesses on the shirts.

And I miss fat Drew, too. I don't like him as a host for TPIR; he has none of Barker's charisma. That's why he sat behind the table on Whose Line while Wayne, Colin, Ryan and Greg did all the work. He wasn't the best host, he was just the worst at improv.
posted by misha at 10:52 PM on January 10, 2011


showcase throwdown.
posted by palacewalls at 11:31 PM on January 10, 2011


There's no right way to eat a rhesus.
posted by samsara at 5:23 AM on January 11, 2011 [1 favorite]


Oderint, dum metuant.
posted by Bruce H. at 6:20 AM on January 11, 2011


My boss' child bride got on when they wore matching tuxedo/wedding dress t-shirts.
posted by jenlovesponies at 7:48 AM on January 11, 2011


Bring Back The Mountain Climber Game!!!!
posted by jasondigitized at 12:42 PM on January 11, 2011


boss' child bride?
posted by benzenedream at 10:17 PM on January 13, 2011 [1 favorite]


To follow up here, the group I was going with chickened out and didn't want to wear custom t-shirts...or win a new car, I guess. But thank you everyone for the awesome ideas :)
posted by Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drug at 5:08 PM on March 5, 2011


All the audience members get trotted past the producers for a quick meet-n-greet before the show, that's when they make their picks.

Kind of. That definitely is where they make first picks, but after we were seated, the producers kept sticking their heads out from side-stage. I'm convinced that they were looking at me, and that even though they loved my interview, the people I was sitting next to disqualified me by ruining any camera shots of me coming on down.

PROTIP: Get there early, so your group doesn't get used to fill empty seats throughout the audience and then you get seated next to the guy who won't cheer ever during the show and leaves before the taping ends.
posted by Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drug at 5:11 PM on March 5, 2011


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