I spent the day yesterday on the NBC lot next to the Tonight Show studio (Yes, I saw Jay.) taping an episode of the new, syndicated, daytime version of The Weakest Link. The daytime version only offers a maximum of $75,000 instead of a million, there are six contestants per show, and the host is a different person.

I was *not* the weakest link. I won! Hardly any money, but just the same … it’s still cool. I actually *won* the whole she-bang. The episode will air sometime in January. Of course I’ll tell everyone when it does.

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  1. w00t! That’s awesome!

  2. Hey,
    I was also a contestant….although, sadly, I was voted off too soon to get a shot at the big cash…well, cash anyway.
    I am glad you did so well,you deserved it!
    Good luck.

  3. Hurrah!! As your close personal friend Cuba Gooding would say, “Shoe me the money!!!”

  4. Well, he’d probably say “show”, actually. As I should. Woot!

  5. Rock on! It’s not all going to UF’s souvenir dept., is it?

  6. Heck, David, I could have told you that you weren’t/aren’t the Weakest Link. Did you really need a game show to prove it? Ok, I guess I could have told you that, but I wouldn’t have any money for you….you rock, David!! I love you!!! Thanks for giving us something happy yesterday……

  7. <montgomery burns> excellent </montgomery burns>

  8. hey, that’s kind of cool… congrats then on not being the weakest link!

  9. You lucky, lucky, bastard. Was the contestant pool I was in and the one you were in for both the prime-time and the daytime shows?

    I’m still screaming racism that they didn’t choose me. That, or, you know, my ability to look directly at a video camera.

  10. The episode will air at 3:00 or 3:30 pm (PST) on January 14, 2002. I’m sure I’ll look like an idiot, but. Oh well. Hopefully you’ll still love me.

  11. I got *another* phone call from TWL yesterday. This was a message from a different assistant at the show. He called to tell me that I was in episode 0006 which was going to air at 3 or 3:30 (PST) on January 9th. So I guess if it’s not on the 9th it will be on the 14th. Great. Now I don’t know.

  12. Did anyone see the episode when the winner Ray won $33,000?

  13. Congrats!

    P.S. I like the transition between your pages & layout in general!

  14. Congrats!

    P.S. I like the transition between your pages & layout in general!

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