I'm going to be on HGTV!

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Re: I'm going to be on HGTV!

Postby Laycrew » Sun Dec 23, 2012 12:28 pm

And other times, they key in on the littlest off-the-wall comments. Like at one point, my wife said to me, "You're not a farmer, why do you want land?" And in passing, I said, "You know I've always wanted to raise bison," which is sort of an inside joke between us, and our Producer liked that so much that she had me film saying that I wanted bison like six times in several different locations. So, now I'm terrified that the world is going to know me as the crazy bison guy. Boy-buffalo or something.


I thought this was so funny that I read it to my husband. Then he told me about a bison head he saw in a pawn shop yesterday. He asked if it was for sale (really?) and the guy said no, his grandmother had killed it but he heard that someone had sold a bison head like that on ebay for $15,000 then my husband thinks he has a great idea to raise a bison for the meat and then sell the head on ebay. I am shaking my head. All this because I read him your funny little blip. :roll: And we live in the city with no land to speak of.

You have made it even more intriguing now.
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Re: I'm going to be on HGTV!

Postby EccentricKim » Mon Dec 24, 2012 12:58 pm

Wow, allz, that's so exciting! Not just the fact that you'll be on the show, but your insight into the world of reality tv!
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Re: I'm going to be on HGTV!

Postby allz28 » Mon Dec 24, 2012 2:24 pm

Laycrew, that's hilarious.

Vonny and Kim, thanks!

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Re: I'm going to be on HGTV!

Postby Ultimate Cheapskate » Wed Jan 02, 2013 3:47 pm

Darn, Adam, I missed the show! I wrote myself a note and everything. But that's the problem with notes: you gotta see them BEFORE the actual event.

Do you know the schedule for reruns of your episode? So, what did you think? Was it what you expected? I'm sure it was a smashing. Can't wait to catch it as a rerun (or is it online?).
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Re: I'm going to be on HGTV!

Postby allz28 » Wed Jan 02, 2013 5:57 pm

Ultimate Cheapskate wrote:Darn, Adam, I missed the show! I wrote myself a note and everything. But that's the problem with notes: you gotta see them BEFORE the actual event.

Do you know the schedule for reruns of your episode? So, what did you think? Was it what you expected? I'm sure it was a smashing. Can't wait to catch it as a rerun (or is it online?).


hahaha, it's no big deal. I don't know the schedule for reruns yet, but whenever I find out it's going to air again, I'll post it.

They told us it would be available online eventually, but I've noticed HGTV hasn't updated their online shows in a long time, so it could be awhile. They're supposed to be sending me a DVD, so I guess if you're ever in Arkansas, stop in and I'll let you watch it!

I'm pleased with the show overall. None of the bison comments made it on, so that's a relief. But a lot of the funnier stuff we said didn't make the final cut either, which was surprising. Maybe they thought I was too crude. Like, I remember saying in one of the interviews that I wanted a house where I could pee in my backyard without bothering the neighbors. Instead of that, on the show they just used a comment where I said I wanted elbow room. And another time, when we were looking at a plantation style house and my wife was complaining about it being in the middle of nowhere, I remember I turned to her and said, "Frankly dear, I don't give a damn." Both times I had everyone rolling with laughter so I thought for sure those would be on the show. I guess the editors aren't Rhett Butler fans.

OH, and even with all the nitpicking we did to every house that didn't make it on, for some crazy reason they made sure to include us complaining about the wall colors. I don't get it! It's like they want to drive viewers nuts.

Using some of the tools you gave me, I've noticed that there's been some negative reaction sent my way on the episode because I'm a writer and my wife is has a "real job." I was sort of expecting that, so I can't really complain. But it is annoying that those people don't sit there and think for a moment that if it's my wife's job moving us, I'm not going to have a "real job" yet in our new location. Oh well. Thick skin.

The one that had me rolling was someone said that I was wearing lipstick. I just keep thinking they must have needed to adjust the temperature on their TV or something. :lol:

At least everyone who knows us really, really liked the episode. And at least none of the bad comments were directed toward my wife. That I might not have been able to put up with.
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Re: I'm going to be on HGTV!

Postby EccentricKim » Wed Jan 02, 2013 8:58 pm

That's pretty awesome . . . I'll have to look it up online, too. Sounds like a crazy experience!
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Re: I'm going to be on HGTV!

Postby allz28 » Fri Jan 04, 2013 6:19 pm

For everyone who missed the show, I guess this is the next best thing, although it's kind of long.

Here's our audition video:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0BlFUXbWJ0Q&feature=youtu.be

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Re: I'm going to be on HGTV!

Postby updog » Fri Jan 04, 2013 7:13 pm

Adam, you guys are adorable and you seemed like you were having so much fun making that video, I found myself grinning as I watched it. I'll try to catch the episode as soon as HGTV puts it on their website as a rerun. I really want to see it.
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Re: I'm going to be on HGTV!

Postby Laycrew » Fri Jan 04, 2013 9:47 pm

I loved it! That was fun. Thanks for sharing Allz. :D
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Re: I'm going to be on HGTV!

Postby allz28 » Sun Jan 06, 2013 8:07 am

Thank you both! We were certainly having fun taping it.

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