begathon

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begathon

A televised effort to raise funds for a particular cause. Can we change the channel? This begathon is annoying me.

begathon

n. a televised appeal for contributions, especially as conducted by U.S. public television stations. It seems like this station is one long begathon all year long.
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These were innocently enough called Begathons, implying that vendors had the option of kicking in a few coins or moving along as they saw fit.
Now, of course, there are no longer any Begathons. They have been replaced by Ultimatumathons: Give us some money or get out of here.