The Daily Ping

Angry Birds is still not available on The Daily Ping.

March 27th, 2010

Dum Dums and Richard Dawson

I was holding a handful of Dum Dums today, grouping a bunch together with all of the stems pointing down. Then, I had a flashback to Family Feud and Richard Dawson and the lollipop (Tootsie Roll pops?) tree. If a person picked a lollipop with a black stripe on the base, they won $500 or something. I always liked that segment, for some reason. Here’s the first episode featuring the tree (I believe it worked a little differently as time went on):

Posted in Pop Culture, Television, Movies, and Music

Dave Walls April 1, 2010, 2:44 am

From what I remember, even though the money tree was out the last few seasons, it wasn’t necessarily a guarantee that a team would pick from it every episode. Usually, Dawson let a team that had a child in the last position pick…or a hot girl he REALLY wanted..

Still, it was one of those small things that kinda gave the show a personal touch..unnecessary, sure. Yet, game shows rarely make contestants feel that comfortable.

What is this then?

The Daily Ping is the web's finest compendium of toilet information and Oreo™® research. Too much? Okay, okay, it's a daily opinion column written by two friends. Did we mention we've been doing this for over ten years? Tell me more!

Most Popular Pings

Last Week's Most Popular Pings

Let's be nice.

© 2000-2011 The Daily Ping, all rights reserved. Tilted sidebar note idea 'adapted' from Panic. Powered by the mighty WordPress.