WOF Retro Recap: April 13, 2012

EPISODE #5610: SHOPPING SPREE

$1K Tossup: THING

R E _ _ _ _ _ _ G
D O O _

Mike gets REVOLVING DOOR, and yet we another Friday ep. w/ two men competing…

Mike Pugilese: director of operations for a nonprofit children’s organization from Norristown, PA
Collin Rice: 3rd year dental student at VCU from Waldorf, MD (orig. from Kilmarnock, VA)
Ashley Hudson: L.M.U. freshman studying business management (major) and theatre (minor) who’s traveled to nine different countries from L.A. (orig. from Maui)

$2K Tossup: FOOD & DRINK

_ E _ O N _
A N _ / L I _ E S

The soda brand Sprite is made from this, and Collin knows they’re LEMONS AND LIMES.

LAST SS OF WK.: Dick’s Sporting Goods

Jackpot Round: PHRASE

His first letters are a $300 N, three T’s for another $1,800, an E, two A’s, a $600 S pairing, a $2,400 R trio and two pairs of both O’s and U’s. Those are followed by a $600 M, the leftover two I’s, a $900 P, two Y’s for another grand, and a $1,200 pair of L’s before he finally goes for the solve…

Y O U R / _ A L L
I S / _ E R Y
I M P O R T A N T
T O / U S

YOUR CALL IS VERY IMPORTANT TO US, sir, and he responds correctly for $7,250.

PR!
UNCLAIMED JACKPOT: $9,500

Collin: $9,250/Ashley: $0/Mike: $1K

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Mystery Round: BEFORE & AFTER 

Ashley’s first letter of T is a no-no. Second, Mike plugs in a $300 R, two S’s to add a grand and the green 1/2 KIA, six E’s, and two N’s via the MW near LaT. He’s putting $1,050 and his plate on the line…and the $10K is there! Following his purchase of two O’s, he puts up two $600 V’s, an I, and three L’s for the WC…but he then says a possibly fatal dud of C. Collin doesn’t do any better w/ F. Ashley next picks up the Bookperk gift tag w/ three H’s but LaTs out just as quick, opening up the door for Mike

H E _ _ / O V E R
H E E L S / I N
L O V E
H _ N _ L E S

…he’s HEAD OVER HEELS IN LOVE HANDLES for another $11,750.

DUDS: T (Ashley), S (Collin)

Collin: $9,250/Ashley: $0/Mike: $12,750 WC 1/2 KIA

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PP Round: WAYD?

Unfortunately for Mike, he’s giving up those cardboard pieces right away to the BANKRUPT near TD. Collin secondly takes three $300 N’s, two G’s to turn the $900 into $2K, the obvious I’s, and three A’s, but he then says an unfortunate dud of S while on TD. Down Ashley’s path third are two R’s for $800, three L’s for $2,700, and the leftover vowels before we look at…

L O U N G I N G
U N _ E R / A / _ E A _ _
U _ _ R E L L A

…she’s won her first $2,750 and will be LOUNGING UNDER A BEACH UMBRELLA at the Breezes CURACAO from Hotwire worth $5,700.

SOLE DUD: S (Collin)
SOLE BANKRUPT: Mike

Collin: $9,250/Ashley: $8,450 cash & Curacao/Mike: $12,750

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$3K Tossup: PERSON

_ _ M P
_ _ _ _ S _ L _ R

Mike solves CAMP COUNSELOR to move to $15,750.

Round 4: IN THE KITCHEN (full $1,500 speed-up)

Following two P’s by Collin

S _ _ T / & / P _ P P _ R
S _ _ _ _ R S

…he gets these SALT & PEPPER SHAKERS for $7,500 and the win by a grand!

SOLE DUD: N (Mike)

FINAL SCORES
Collin: $16,750/Ashley: $8,450 cash & Curacao/Mike: $15,750

I know JP likes it when somebody wins w/ an all-cash total. 🙂

GT: $40,950

BANKRUPT TRASH: 1/2 KIA and WC

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$100K Bonus Round
Here comes the I in WIN for Collin.

Category: PERSON
Limited RSTLNE help…

_ _ _ _ _ _ _
_ _ _ L

Oh no, he’s going w/ CDMA…

_ _ _ _ _ _ D
_ D _ L

…I don’t know who’s his BOYHOOD IDOL, but I do know that’s he’s way off w/ WEEKEND IDOL

…AND HE’S THE EIGHTH (and hopefully final) $100K LOSER OF THE SEASON. BGHO would’ve done it for him big time.

If you’re reading this, Michael Taylor, you really need to shut your big fat mouth about this incident. He’s been giving me headaches of technical wins on $100K losses.

MY EP. RATING: 5

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2 thoughts on “WOF Retro Recap: April 13, 2012

  1. JP Mackey August 12, 2014 / 5:24 pm

    Oh yeah, you said it Andy (about the all cash total)! Actually, that the 2 biggest winners have that kind of total is even better. A shame the $100K went down the drain. And I think they should've used CHILDHOOD instead (BGHO still would've done the trick).

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  2. yohan sur May 8, 2015 / 2:22 pm

    well, interesting this week, all champ didn't prize puzzle won, but still won.
    if $1,300 in speed-up, it would've tie-breaker game.
    and another $100K loss is depressed. BHGO or CDMO could've won.
    ep.rating : 4.5

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