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don't mess this up carmine I've been
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practicing all day hi everyone and
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welcome to pitch to the pros
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this is calmer than disco your co-host
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for the show and with me I have the man
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who's credited with starting the home
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shopping phenomenon he has personally
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pitched over a hundred thousand live
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products he has a weapon award on his
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shelf from HSN I'm tired
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these TVs billion-dollar man and mr. Bob
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Circosta hey Bob how do i how are you my
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friend good to see you as always and
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excited to hear about some more products
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that could possibly be on HSN American
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Dreams
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oh man I'm so excited to have these
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products on sarena our our executive
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producer was telling them they're gonna
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be great also I want to just go real
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quick I know that you're gonna be
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expanding American Dream show I know
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that the show has been phenomenal so I
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just want to congratulate you on that I
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think it's so thank you HSN is it's
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because of the great entrepreneurs and
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you know the great products and
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everything that we're expanding and
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getting even more air time on HSN once
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again I just want to you know recognize
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and thank the the executive team at HSN
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for even creating this and allowing the
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entrepreneurs to have a platform HSN
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should really be applied yeah they're
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doing a great job and they they've been
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at it their whole I mean their story is
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all about entrepreneurs probably right
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from the beginning yeah oh you're right
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mr. where they can openers I remember it
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like it was yesterday even though it was
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40 years ago I remember like yesterday
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and by the way I don't take any returns
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on again somebody listening Bob sold the
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first product there's a cannibal start
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on radio believe it or not all right
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let's get rolling I know our our not
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victims what are they with our pictures
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I guess you could all right yeah right
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yours that's right entrepreneurs that
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are rare there they are look they don't
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here on the East Coast we've been on
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since the
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we waited for you to go alright so what
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are the rules carmine so the first thing
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we're gonna do is we're gonna will
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introduce the first guest he's gonna
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pitch his product we're not gonna talk
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about it until he pitches I will
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introduce his name he will get three
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minutes to pitch the product and then
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we'll have about 10 minutes to go back
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and forth and ask some questions
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I'm the guy to user runs a clock Bob
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doesn't really care about the clock it's
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very important but we'll do it I'll
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start it and our first guy that's going
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to pitch today is Rakesh ready and
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whenever you're ready no pun intended
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go right ahead you doing buddy good to
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see you very good Bob how are you doing
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I'm fine what were you calling in front
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what's that where are you right now
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where do you live I'm looking at it in
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it in LA Oh terrific terrific we've had
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a lot of entrepreneurs on the show from
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LA so that's that's a great great
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entrepreneurial area no doubt about okay
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so I'm gonna let you go you do your
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thing and I'll jump in if there are any
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questions or whatever but I look forward
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to hearing what you have to tell us
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absolutely thank you thank you Bob and
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thank you government firstly you know I
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want to introduce myself my name is
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Rakesh I'm currently in Los Angeles and
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I'm an entrepreneur I do startups like
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you know I educate people with small you
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know questions of my startup
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entrepreneurs and you know basically how
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to launch products so that's like my
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basic stuff which I teach and you know I
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share my knowledge with other my friends
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who are willing to become an
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entrepreneur Sara nice thank you my
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product is today and you know what I'm
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gonna show you is my board game this
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this is a physical board game the the
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name of the game is called line board
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game so this is the worst first board
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game ever played while watching live
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sports oh yeah I'm in trade so I'm in
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prototype this game from the past like
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two years and you know a prototype with
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different versions and finally I came up
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with my final version of it and I
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launched it on
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last year December December 31st so if
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you see this is like the football
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version of it so live good game is a
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team so like board game soccer black
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would get in cricket black board game
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baseball you have different versions of
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the board kids so what this this would
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game is a perfect entertainment for
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family and friends while you're watching
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a live game so that's that that's like
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you know this is like that even look
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more like the party games like you know
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how you have a party games so you know
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taking two steps back how I came up with
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this product is years back when I
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invited my friends to watch a game at my
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home there were many friends who and
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literally bored and watching that clock
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to you know get back home because I know
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as sports fans like you know I am a very
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big sports fan and all my friends are
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sports fan but a few of them will not
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really into sports so they just came for
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the purpose just to come here and meet
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all other friends but they were never
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interested in the game so which I as a
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host had like you know okay you know how
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would I entertain my guests who are at
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my home so I thought okay let me come up
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with a concept where I can watch the
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game I can entertain my guests and also
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I enjoy the game you know the whole
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party gets slightly so this that's when
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I came up with this concept of like
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podium so we played different versions
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of it like like cricket like football
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and soccer and also baseball so every
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time you play them in like more and more
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friends joining us and they were
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thoroughly enjoying the fort game and I
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would like to show you guys in the back
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now if you guys are able to see clearly
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yeah okay what should I be looking at
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here with this okay yeah so the rules of
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the game is basically you predict play
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and win so basically what you're doing
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is you're predicting the next move so
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you in this board game you have all the
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outcomes of the play say like for
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football you have all the outcomes like
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10 years 20 years 30 yards what is you
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know what is the duration and all that
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stuff and you get to choose your next
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predictions if the photograph is moving
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from one direction to other how many
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yards is even a cover like thirty at
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forty years so based on that all the
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players who are participating they place
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their chips and they make their
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predictions so the player who
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right prediction who wins the right
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prediction collects the losers chips
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okay so let me see if I'm following this
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all right I'm sitting in your house with
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a bunch of other people and we're
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watching a football game yep
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does this does your board game mirror
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that game like is it the same teams no
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no she's not same options yeah exactly
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so it gives you it gives you the whole
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field of the game and the options of the
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outcome what can possibly be up in the
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next player okay so let's say there's a
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it's third down and five to go so we
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kind of put our hunch on okay he's gonna
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run it up the middle or he's gonna pass
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so he's gonna whatever is that right
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like perfect that's what it is so you X
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you you predict like you know touchdown
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and I predict it's next find out shot of
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it so and I move all my chips in there
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so if you've been I'm the loser I give
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you my chips and if I win you know I
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take your chips and then that's it
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that's the answer
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yes my chips are gone on one play for
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seconds what happens is like if they're
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like they're like 300 chips in this 300
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with each player each players gets to
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play with 50 50 chips so each player has
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50 chips so you can place one chip on
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every fired option or there is a
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multiple option where you want to come
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on like a radius of 20 yards 30 yards
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for here so that's pretty much the size
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of 16 by 16 inches so that is the reason
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not able to show you in the material
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sure when I show you you'll have a
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breather sighs you know field in front
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of you while watching a game so it's
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even do I have to play the 50 every time
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No so that's the best beauty of it you
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just whenever you wanna play you can
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play with the chips and if you don't
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want to play you can just go out you
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know have your drink and then come back
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you can watch another another place so
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you predict on it I can play one chip
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yeah you can play one chip you can play
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all ten chips to say there options in
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different ways oh okay I one chip and I
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can just stay the weekend you know I
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like roulette like roulette yeah okay my
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game again the whole purpose of bringing
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out this game was to bring in the family
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and friends together I'd sense make
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sense no no I'm very creative very I let
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me ask you a couple of questions for
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what's the price point we're talking
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about
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I'm selling it for $39.99 on Amazon ok
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and how are you doing so far with that
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I've sold 60 products and you know this
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is the seasonal product so I launched it
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in last December so I had the market
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open for December and January and the
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season finish so now I'm preparing for
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this season which is starting in
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September so I've started my marketing
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and other strategies going on ok ok ok
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good good yeah you get a better read on
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it now yeah I'm just going into the
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season exactly do you make this here in
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the US sir so basically when I wanted to
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launch this product I purely wanted to
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launch it I mean make it in here but
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because most of the manufacturing
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companies were not able to produce less
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than thousand units so I had to go out
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of the country to get 1,500 units so now
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I'm manufacturing 1,500 but if after
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manufacturing in here if I get a bigger
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order like 3000 4000 I can do it here
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with a lesser price because that's
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another advantage of HSN American Dreams
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is we've enabled now the entrepreneur to
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on the first show to come on with this
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view is 300 400 500 units yep so so one
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doesn't have to go into a lot of expense
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at the beginning you know yeah can I see
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what the board looks like what seasons
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the box ok I can shrink yeah I mean I
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got to see the board yeah hey Rakesh
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while you're doing that is you do you
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have an idea - are you gonna prepare for
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other sports or are you currently just
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for football now yeah I am finally
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working on other sports too so baseball
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and cricket and soccer already you see
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Wow yeah that's looks very very nice
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very well put together
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thank you good good good good good you
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know the extra points options and that
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you don't have any place on the board to
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put your drink so yeah
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so basically everybody gets like you
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know playing chips like playing and you
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know you basically have like 300 chips
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in each box great you have a line of
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scrimmage and identified like the
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different end zone
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end zone identifiers so basically you
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know when you're playing the game you
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just identify it like hey you know this
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is where the play starting which way and
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then you will have a line of scrimmage
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so if you can calculate when you place
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this one line of scrimmage on it so you
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can calculate okay it's getting third
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down how far can you go how far you
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wanna go electric River very very
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creative congratulations and that's
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that's a great idea now when it comes to
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the TV shopping world games have a
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challenge because it takes time to
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explain it to show it and it goes back
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to what I was saying earlier about the
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time element however I really feel
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there's a way that this could be you
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know condensed obviously because we're
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not doing it on the air right now
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so on the air would have to be condensed
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in how its presented games have shown
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some success in the fourth quarter
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that's giftable type items and of course
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we're you know I mean they're they're
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constant they've already bought for
12:23
fourth quarter but HSN American Dreams
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is going on all the time so that doesn't
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that doesn't mean that you're not in
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there okay all right so I'd like to yeah
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I'd like to take this a little further
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and see what they think and you know
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carmine is gonna reach out to you and
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ask you you know what to do and how to
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proceed from this point what I need to
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go from from that point thank you very
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creative very quick so you spend all
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your time with other businesses and how
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they start off what's the number one
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challenge that startup businesses face
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I've got many challenges one of them is
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I think knowledge you need to have a lot
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of knowledge in any field whatever
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you're doing I mean of course passion
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without passion that you won't get into
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that but you have knowledge and I have
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like probably like 50 mentors who are
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coaching
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in the sense I had to really go bug them
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every time have a question can you
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please explain
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can you please all like or yeah
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mentorship is key to all businesses
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I mean it's key I think that's where I
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got inspired and I tried to teach people
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and you get people for free like hey you
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know what if anyone has any questions
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they just reach out to me through emails
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and I just hug them up good for you good
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for you congratulations all right thanks
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so much thank you all right very cool
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very great good job yeah I like that
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very good
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it's a I don't like playing Monopoly or
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anything like that they take too long
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but this you just keep drinking to where
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you really don't care at all your chips
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on there there are three other gems give
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me a break
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I like it oh also Ricky Sean can you
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still hear me yep I am keep in mind when
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when you're talking about whether you're
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a product you have a product or you're
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offering a service no matter what you're
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offering keep in mind to get the other
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person's attention you have to talk as
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soon as you can about the problem that's
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your soul okay so the sooner it's it's
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almost like have you ever gone to a
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party and it's a sports party and
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everybody's watching the game but maybe
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you're not into that game maybe you're
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not interested in that you just can't
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wait to leave wouldn't it be great to
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have a way to be able to enjoy the game
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enjoy the crowd and have a great time
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why I'll come up with that way so you've
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got to talk about the problem and then
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the soldier okay just keep Denmark
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you're killing Bob Bob that was the
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pitch that was the pitch here's the vent
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but it's true because you got it and a
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lot of people a lot of entrepreneurs
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when they're talking about their product
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they're so condensed in their product
15:09
they're so emotionally attached to their
15:12
product that they think everybody
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understands where they're coming from
15:16
and the other person doesn't but think
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about it this way if I don't think I
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have the problem then why do I need your
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solution but the opposite is true if you
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convince me that I have the problem now
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I want your solution
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and there's a huge difference between
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meeting and wanted so just keep that in
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mind when you're talking to other people
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about what you yep thank you sure that's
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my story and I'm sticking to it
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that's the story I mean unbelievable
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great product all right so a great great
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idea
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yeah next up we're gonna have Leona she
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is gonna now Leona either Leona has a
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lot of friends literally oh I can't hear
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Leona and I gotta hear you I can hear
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him I could hear you there can you yeah
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now we got so I brought friends with me
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[Laughter]
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can you get close early on I don't want
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to interrupt you but I go now yeah it's
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going to now let me see oh that's better
16:53
is that better yeah I'll try to speak up
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no that's good whatever you turned up
16:58
that was great okay okay okay
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I think we can all agree that how we
17:05
look and how we feel affects our
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self-confidence and for women hair plays
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a major part in that and so full volume
17:12
is hair is a sign of health beauty I
17:16
definitely use my company is called the
17:20
hair thing the bun and ponytail enhancer
17:23
my products include the messy bun maker
17:26
which also makes badass honey bells
17:30
giving you fullness and two inches of
17:33
length inside and she'll be done as you
17:41
can see it's much fuller
17:44
and two inches longer our second product
17:48
is the messy bun maker poof it adds a
17:51
little bit more height do those sexy
17:53
messy buns and stacy is going to
17:56
separate it where you can see it's
17:57
inside there this is the original messy
18:12
bun me not you okay art your bun adds a
18:17
little bit of sparkle and charm to your
18:20
new enhanced hairstyles and that's the
18:25
last one over there well this is our
18:28
jewelry line oh I see
18:32
yeah the pretty one there has jewelry
18:34
right oh yes as well as Stacey and
18:42
because it work and because you need her
18:47
most ring type or drawstring type hair
18:51
pieces the one quick and secure and
18:54
Amy's wearing one now and she's just
18:57
gonna pop oh wow so it's a multi-use
19:02
product it provides fast easy and
19:05
beautiful hairstyles as you can see that
19:08
will take you from yoga to the office a
19:10
date night
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nice oh yeah
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terrific terrific okay great let me ask
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you some questions
19:19
all right yeah ladies please turn around
19:25
you all did a great job you did a great
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job
19:28
do you remember during member there was
19:32
a there's a product called the bump yes
19:36
the pump it Pump It that's right that's
19:39
right yes was a lady that on the bump it
19:41
came to be an offered me her company
19:43
okay and I said no and she went on to
19:48
make like ten million dollars so I know
19:52
the market out the market exists okay
19:55
big because everybody wants volume
19:57
everybody wants you know the pasta you
20:00
know higher the hair the closer to
20:02
heaven all those though so I and I
20:08
understand the market I own a couple of
20:10
other haircare companies right now so I
20:13
know that market pretty well what's your
20:15
price point on this on the one the one
20:18
is we're selling these for $12
20:21
does anyone with jewelry R well no we
20:24
saw the jewelry line okay that we have
20:27
some dollars for the one yes okay that's
20:31
a little low for a TV shopping channel
20:34
because they have to generate - yes
20:37
thousand dollars a minute so we can
20:38
bundle something together correct you
20:40
can sell the two packs or you could sell
20:43
the message for maker poop and then we
20:46
just exclusively if it so you have to
20:51
have this for this to fit for the gleam
20:55
to match to go round so these are made
20:59
that clear piece and all the work or
21:02
just the one for the jewelry work yes
21:06
okay so we're making these exclusive
21:08
that's it around so they're made on
21:11
heavy-duty elastic and then you just pop
21:13
it over right but Leon I want to make
21:19
sure I understand so that the plastic
21:22
piece and the jewelry you sell together
21:25
yes jewelry right plastic piece right
21:31
right you wouldn't need the messy bun
21:33
maker to use the bling-bling your buzzer
21:36
gotcha gotcha okay okay good good good
21:40
good good
21:40
ah and you have inventory we do okay
21:44
what I hear wait yes we have a couple
21:49
thousand where are you selling now um
21:52
currently we're just selling on our
21:54
website everything and um that's you but
21:59
the comb rinse is a steep learning curve
22:01
Hey
22:03
to get back when you asked the other
22:04
gentleman what was this hurdle it's to
22:08
get back in it
22:09
sure sure are you a hairdresser by any
22:11
chance er no I'm not
22:13
how did you come up with this um I cut
22:17
my hair off short and I hated the way
22:20
the ponytails look as they were so tight
22:22
and so severe and about that long so I
22:26
needed something loose and volume well I
22:32
started carving out styrofoam and would
22:40
protect me and I love them straight and
22:46
you know it's such an important point to
22:48
all inventors and entrepreneurs because
22:50
many people have this idea in their head
22:53
but they they don't get it out of their
22:55
head they keep thinking about it so
22:57
it'll never happen as long as you're
22:59
just thinking about it
22:59
but when they do get it out of it they
23:02
think that that prototype has to be
23:04
perfect and I always say it's okay to be
23:09
ugly you know with a prototype because
23:11
you learn
23:12
I mean then the end product be a little
23:15
bit different than how you originally
23:17
started yes much but you never know
23:23
until you go through all those versions
23:24
and each one I'm sure is a learning
23:26
experience it is yeah yeah well great I
23:29
I yeah
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carmine we'll follow up with you okay
23:33
it's it's a great category it's a proven
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category we'll have to work on the price
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and the bundle and and we'll see what
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they think about it HSN American Dreams
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is very much about the story why you
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created it how you created most items go
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on the air it's just the item in its
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bang bang and you know that's it but
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with American Dreams they also focus on
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the backstory the entrepreneurial story
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how you came up with
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you don't stuff like that which which
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you have so that's great too
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okay all right uh knows you might be
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coming to Florida and then be okay right
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yeah I bring my friends of course
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know them by their backs thank you
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alright thank you all I really
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appreciate it thank you
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Hey Leona where it where you were you
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making that Adam um actually manufacture
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we have currently is in Florida for the
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original product the packaging is local
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we have produced have restate produced
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the United States but of course LS the
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main product itself is made in the
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United States that's very nice thank you
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give me that volume boy everybody wants
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that volume and straight for thinning
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here
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I would I would think he may have one
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model that we that we saw the thinning
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process well I'm not there looks like
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yet you know beautiful looking hair it's
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just a way to change the sign in the
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thinning thinning hair is a major major
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problem to solve it is and the hair
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pieces fit on securely so we have the
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groove in the middle where this one's a
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drawstring so this one we just bought at
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our local beauty salon our store supply
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store so once you get it in like amy has
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you can pop this over and draw that
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drawstring tighten that drawstring up
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secure so once it's in place then you
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can just pop these over okay very good
25:49:00
Leona thank you are you getting you guys
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get a lot of a lot of hair type products
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huh Oh HS oh yeah yeah a lot of hair
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lines on the air and I own part of a
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hair care company that's very successful
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on the air and yeah because it's a big
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category but as Leona point out the
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number one thing you know I know I know
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about you and
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I need it you know I gotta take a cheap
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shot of my good no I'm here you know all
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right who's next I bet it's Brianna it
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is yeah tonight she is going to present
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her product let me not that matters but
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I Breanna how are you I'm doing great
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thank you how are you today
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fine thank you where do you live good
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I'm out in San Francisco California oh
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wow so we get somebody from LA and
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you're never got to ask though you know
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where she's from but where's Leona I
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think New Mexico okay and you're in San
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Francisco were terrific terrific nice to
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have you here and I can't wait to hear
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what you gotta say if such a beautiful
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smile thank you and thank you so much
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for having me I appreciate it so today I
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am here to present to you a
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revolutionary wall-mount jewelry
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organizer known as the glam rack
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struggling to find the match to an
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earring and digging through various
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boxes or hanging pouches will be no
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longer once you have the glam rack in
27:46:00
your home being a struggle and
27:49:00
organization enthusiast I endured years
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of frustration and trying to accessorize
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before I created this nifty accessory as
27:57:00
my collection grew I attempted to
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organize and display my keepsakes and a
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small antique jewelry box and this
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lasted me a few months but as I obtained
28:08:00
some chunkier pieces it just no longer
28:10:00
served its purpose so I then resorted to
28:12:00
a pin board and some tacks but when
28:15:00
everything kept falling down and so much
28:17:00
of my wall space was taken up I just
28:19:00
quite literally lost my Sparkle as a
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result of irritation and time
28:25:00
constraints and honestly pure laziness I
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resorted to wearing the same pieces
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every day
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and letting my beautiful gems collect
28:33:00
dust in the box underneath my bed and
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upon moving to college I realized that I
28:38:00
wasn't the only one with this problem
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all of my friends complained about poor
28:42:00
displays of their collection which
28:45:00
discouraged them from accessorizing
28:46:00
especially when they were running out
28:48:00
the door I didn't see a single setup
28:50:00
that kept all of their pieces in one
28:52:00
place with easy access visibility and
28:55:00
the right support for the fun chunky
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jewelry that is so trendy today so
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that's when I knew it was time it's time
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to come up with something that solved
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this issue for me my friends and all
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glamorous ladies of any age I feel so
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bad I don't actually have it with me
29:16:00
today I can try and show you this
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picture and let's see if it comes
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through how's that okay yeah okay okay
29:29:00
keep it right there keep it right there
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because you've had to focus okay okay so
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the blue the blue nods at the bottom yes
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that's to hang what necklaces and things
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like that correct so the blue knobs on
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the bottom are for you to hang your
29:43:00
necklaces there's four of them and those
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knobs have a lot of space on them so I
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get up to like ten eleven necklaces on
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one knob Wow so they're deep yes okay
29:54:00
okay now about the spindles on a shelf
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are for your rings
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so with that stick like that you are
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able to stack them all the way up that
30:05:00
stick okay okay this is made out of wood
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correct
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it's all wood except for the knobs or
30:13:00
porcelain and then that white on the
30:16:00
front is like a layer it's a couple of
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layers of some crocheted lace and that's
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where you would put your earrings so
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you're able to put your studs through
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and put the backs on you can put your
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dangling earrings on there as well so
30:30:00
those will go across the front
30:31:00
Alois Sina I thought that was just
30:33:00
decorative on the front certainly serves
30:37:00
a purpose and then on the sides there
30:39:00
you have four bracelets I would imagine
30:40:00
correct four bracelets and watches and
30:43:00
then you can see that those
30:45:00
top dowels for the rings don't spread
30:47:00
all the way across so it actually
30:48:00
provides a nice little shelf so you
30:50:00
could put sunglasses boxes other chunky
30:55:00
jewelry whatever would set up there
30:57:00
nicely how how big is this Rihanna how
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how widest so this guy is actually about
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two feet across from end to end of the
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Dells
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okay I'm sorry it's it's two feet across
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without the dowels with the dowels it's
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about two and a half closer to the ring
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okay two and a half okay and made out of
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wood yeah considered maybe making it out
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of like a durable plastic or I have I
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have so I actually considered that and I
31:35:00
went to an inventor show in an attempt
31:37:00
to meet some people who could help me
31:39:00
with that process because I heard it was
31:42:00
quite a bit of money to invest in the in
31:45:00
the mold and then just kidding but how
31:49:00
are you making them now how yeah in my
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garage with a bunch of tools and yeah
31:57:00
just put together how many can you how
31:59:00
many can you make it ones like that that
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seems to be very labor intensive
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yeah it can be you know right now I'm
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not using the best tool for those
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semi-circle pieces that seal it together
32:11:00
on either end so that's really what
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takes the amount of time we're having to
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use a handsaw but I'm looking at getting
32:17:00
a more just what do you call it like a
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more what's word I'm looking for you
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know where it's just for that template a
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more specific tool instead of a clean
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saw you know you can use lovely I'm
32:31:00
gonna ask harmonicas Carmine's expertise
32:34:00
among many things but really in design
32:37:00
and manufacturing and I'm gonna ask HSN
32:41:00
just texted me so I have the answer it's
32:42:00
extra quick but carmine your thoughts
32:46:00
design wise and the wood versus you know
32:49:00
stuff like that yeah so the the the wood
32:52:00
is great for you know decorative and
32:55:00
things in that sense obviously people
32:57:00
would love wood but
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depends on you know what kind of decor
33:00:00
they have in their house so you might
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want to have a polypropylene or a
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plastic or a probably cyrene version but
33:09:00
you can also with the plastic you know
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you could make a plastic look like wood
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or you can make it any color you want so
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that's one of the good things about I
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can tell you that molding is sometimes
33:19:00
very expensive there's no doubt about it
33:22:00
but the difference in produce to produce
33:28:00
that kind of volume you know is always
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important
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you could always help you with you know
33:38:00
pricing the molds if it ever came to
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Atta for you got a purchase order or
33:42:00
something that son how many can you make
33:44:00
how many can you make say today I've
33:48:00
made about five or six in a day um I
33:52:00
have a few ready to go but you know if
33:55:00
it were gonna be a matter of thousands
33:58:00
or hundreds of thousands then I would
34:00:00
probably consider finding an external
34:03:00
like wood shop to help me just what that
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volume
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I certainly have considered the plastic
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I know I've I've heard it before and you
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know it would be a good way to go it
34:13:00
would definitely make it better for mass
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production that's for sure
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yeah I mean usually I mean correct me if
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I'm wrong car minded I mean yes the mold
34:20:00
can cost some money up front but in the
34:24:00
long term it's going to save you a lot
34:25:00
of money and I heard you mention price
34:29:00
point but I didn't catch the answer like
34:32:00
woah as it is right now in the wood form
34:34:00
what are you selling I'm selling after
34:37:00
59.99 oh wow offering paint or stain
34:41:00
just to make it a little bit more
34:44:00
customizable since I am still using the
34:46:00
wood that's pretty easy for me to just
34:48:00
slap a layer on it so I mean you if you
34:51:00
went if you want the ABS plastic route
34:53:00
and stuff like that I mean you can get
34:55:00
that down though yeah yeah I would say
35:00:00
29 yeah I mean if you did mass you know
35:05:00
you could really get that down wow
35:07:00
that's great
35:08:00
it's a great great concept a great idea
35:11:00
I love the design of it I I just I think
35:14:00
that the wood versus the other way could
35:18:00
be a challenge but then again you know
35:21:00
and they're also I shouldn't really say
35:23:00
they're also thinking of another show
35:25:00
that they're gonna be starting and it's
35:27:00
going to be based on artisans okay
35:30:00
which this would really fall into so I I
35:35:00
want to tell them about that for that as
35:38:00
well you know but great super super and
35:42:00
I loved how you painted the problem at
35:44:00
the beginning that was terrific
35:45:00
that was good you listened you know that
35:49:00
was great but you see how when you're
35:50:00
listening to it you're thinking okay
35:52:00
yeah I've had that problem with jewelry
35:54:00
and being organized and whatever an
35:57:00
organization is a huge huge market I
35:59:00
mean it's a huge one so okay great very
36:03:00
good Brennan very good thank you
36:06:00
listening if we gave you like a couple
36:09:00
months how many think you could probably
36:10:00
make could you get up to about 500 or so
36:13:00
yeah absolutely in a couple months for
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sure
36:16:00
all right good and then what could be
36:18:00
painted too right so yeah yeah cause she
36:22:00
offers thing yeah so I've painted one in
36:26:00
white I had a request for white for the
36:28:00
white walls that turned out really
36:29:00
nicely and then I stained one just a
36:32:00
little bit of a darker what would color
36:34:00
than the picture that I showed you and
36:36:00
that one turned out really nicely too
36:37:00
super yeah great well you saw a problem
36:41:00
you saw a need and you're filming it so
36:43:00
I mean that's that's what it's all about
36:45:00
right watch thank you all right so guys
36:50:00
um Baba that's it that's all that's it
36:54:00
yeah I could sell something I have I
36:57:00
could find something all right well
37:03:00
great well carmine we'll be in touch
37:05:00
with all of you and Wade Burke he's just
37:09:00
holding up the board game wait a second
37:11:00
I just wanted to give you a final view
37:13:00
of it but wait there's more all right
37:20:00
very good very good yeah
37:23:00
three products terrific okay great great
37:26:00
pitch yeah yeah yeah really good really
37:30:00
good so what we're gonna be Bob and I
37:32:00
will talk we'll find out if we're going
37:35:00
to need samples or or term sheet or sale
37:38:00
sheet whatever we need from you guys
37:40:00
Syrena I'll be in touch with you guys
37:41:00
within a day or so let you know what we
37:44:00
need
37:45:00
we'll have you ship it out or you know
37:47:00
if you can get a video sometimes any
37:48:00
video will either use this one or we
37:51:00
want you to pitch a video maybe quick 30
37:53:00
60 second video and send it over to Bob
37:55:00
and his team and that'll be it I think
37:58:00
it's great we'll have we had a lot of
38:00:00
fun if any of you listeners are out
38:01:00
there listening to podcast if you know
38:03:00
somebody who has a product wants to try
38:06:00
to get on HSN please push them over to
38:08:00
inventors launchpad comm have them fill
38:10:00
out the form they can also go to bob
38:12:00
circosta calm fill out the form for
38:14:00
American Dreams we're looking for
38:16:00
products or looking to make people
38:18:00
inventors we're looking to get their
38:20:00
products out there and American Dreams
38:23:00
HSN and of course Bob Circosta are given
38:25:00
the American inventor that chance to do
38:27:00
it we we thank you very much Bob and
38:30:00
thank you always a pleasure
38:33:00
thanks everybody