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Q&A WITH BEG, BORROW & DEAL CONTESTANTS

Eric Raine

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What is your favorite sport? Basketball

Favorite team? Philadelphia 76ers

Favorite athlete? Allen Iverson

Your greatest athletic achievement (could be getting up to use the remote control)? I won a bowling championship when I was 10 years old.

Pet Peeves People who point at others and people who don't look in your eyes when they talk to you.

Why should we root for you? I have a sense of humor about everything - I can take anything and make it fun

When you saw the list of 40 tasks, which did you think would be the easiest? Getting the tattoo

Which did you think you had no chance of doing? Soccer task - the team was in Mexico

Halfway through the game, if you were offered a toothbrush, a ham sandwich or a clean pair of undies, which would you take? A ham sandwich - never a problem getting a toothbrush and was able to wash clothes almost everyday.

What is the hardest part of this show? The inter-personal relationships between everybody - the diplomacy you have to use to get your voice heard.

What comfort did you miss the most? Sleeping in my own bed

Most embarrassing moment of your life (not of this show): While living in Dallas - I was busted having sex outside on a picnic table…it was early in the morning and I didn't think anyone would be up, and a neighbor came out and saw it. I paused to say "Good morning."

Do you expect to get a lot more dates after this show? Why? Yeah…

What have you done in your life that you would compare this experience to? Driving from Dallas to Panama…it took 40 days.

Of begging, borrowing and dealing, which is your strong suit? Dealing - I'm a dealer.

Do you have any hobbies - what do you do with your spare time? I love camping and hiking - outdoor stuff

Favorite TV show (Sucking up to ESPN is allowed but not encouraged) That 70's Show, although I don't get to watch a lot of television

What's the longest you've ever gone without eating? 10 hours

Where there any romances made during the tapping of the show? Yes…some romances were going on.

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