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Wearing a black T-shirt imprinted with "I love BB" — which happens to be both her late grandmother's nickname and Barker's initials — Curwen stepped onstage. Barker asked her if she was nervous.

"No!" she said. "This is what I've been waiting for my whole life."

She can't reveal which game she played or what she won until Oct. 20, when the show airs on CBS. But Curwen, now a Christopher Newport University freshman, gladly tried her hand at some ersatz "The Price Is Right." It's not quite Plinko, but she did win a jar of mayo. — M.S.S.



Cuisinart Ice Cream Maker

Combining vintage styling with modern technology, Cuisinart's electric machine produces 1 1/2 quarts of ice cream, frozen yogurt or sorbet in as little as 20 minutes.

Curwen's guess: "Yum … $55."

Actual price: $49.95. "I was going to say $49.99," she says, chagrined.



2006 VX110 Deluxe Yamaha Waverunner

The VX110 Deluxe was designed to deliver fun and performance for up to three passengers, while pairing Yamaha's unparalleled reliability with a stylish design.

Curwen's guess: $13,500

Actual price: $7,899



Duke's Mayonnaise, 16-oz. jar

Made with natural, wholesome ingredients and no added sugar, it's the best-selling mayonnaise in the Southeast!

Curwen's guess: $1.59

Actual price: $1.79



Back to School Showcase

Sony's LCD 26-in. WEGA™ Flat Panel TV

Dell Dimension 3000 Desktop

TYU Loft Bedding Collection

Black & Decker SmartBrew Plus™ 12 Cup Coffee Maker

Curwen's guess: $2,850

Actual price: $2,611.97



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