WOF Retro Recap: May 2, 2012

EPISODE #5623: GOING GREEN (PORTLAND)

$1K Tossup: AROUND THE HOUSE

D _ G I T A L
_ H E R M _ _ _ A T

Adam blows it/ DIGITAL THERMOMETER, allowing Tami to capitalize w/ DIGITAL THERMOSTAT. One of these three players has a designated spinner…

Tami Schrock: office manager for a motorcycle training company and Oregon State alum who wants to win enough to start her own cookie business from Corvallis, OR
Lisa Sophy: retired insurance industry worker and current local Meals on WHeels truck driver from Beaverton

Adam Engst: law student at the Univ. of Washington who has done six seasons of performing in The Rockettes’ Christas Spectaculars from Seattle (his DS is Mike, a roomate and fellow student at the Univ. of Washington School of Law)

$2K Tossup: EVENT

_ L _ – S T _ R
_ A _ _

Tami also solves ALL-STAR GAME.

ECO-FRIENDLY TRIP: Mauna Lani Bay Hotel & Bungalows in HI from Hotwire worth $7,114

Jackpot Round: FOOD & DRINK 

Tami instantly hits the MDW’s right side. Second, Lisa wastes a turn on the BANKRUPT near the WC. Third, Adam FPs two N’s, buys three E’s, an A and and I , but then gets the same fate as Lisa to lose the $250 remainder. Returning to Tami who puts up a $300 D, two R’s to x5 up, and three O’s to clean out the vowels. Following three P’s for $900 more…

P A N – _ R I E D
_ O N E _ E _ _
P O R _ / _ _ O P S

…she eats some PAN-FRIED BONELESS PORK CHOPS for $2,150.

BANKRUPTS: 3 (whole gang)
UNCLAIMED JACKPOT: $6,750

Tami: $5,150/Others: $0 each

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Mystery Round: BEFORE & AFTER 

Lisa leads off w/ a $550 T, three R’s for another $900, two E’s and an A, then she takes three $1K S’s while on the MW near LaT (bad move; that’s the $10K one), two O’s, a $450 H, a $600 C double and the U before the LaT strikes. After Mike BANKRUPTS near TD for the team, Tami picks off the L and two B’s at $300 a pop…

C U L T U R E
S H O C _
A B S O R B E R S

…and solves CULTURE SHOCK ABSORBERS for a $100 bonus.

SOLE BANKRUPT: the men
SOLE LaT: Lisa

Tami: $6,150/Others:NOTHING apiece

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PP Round: SONG LYRICS

W/ a chance to take the lead, Adam captures four T’s for $2K, two E’s, two H’s for $1,800 more, and two O’s, then he’s facing…

H O T / T O _ _
_ _ _ _ E _ / _ _
T H E / _ _ T _

…he solves “HOT TOWN SUMMER IN THE CITY” by The Lovin’ Spoonful for $3,300 and a trip to The Westin NY at Times Square w/ tickets to “Jesus Christ Super Star” worth $5,750.

PR!

Tami: $6,150/Lisa: NO LUCK/Adam: $9,050 cash & trip

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$3K Tossup: WAYD?

T A K I N G / A
B R _ A T H _ R

After TAKING A BREATHER, Adam’s now up to $12,050.

Round 4: PHRASE (full $1,500 speed-up)

After an L pick…

T _ N D _ R / L _ _ _ N _
C _ R _

Adam’s won $6K worth of TENDER LOVING CARE to seal the deal. Lisa ultimately leaves behind $4,500.

SOLE DUD: S (Tami)

FINAL SCORES
Tami: $6,150/Lisa: $1K GOOSEEGG/Adam: $18,050 cash & NYC

GT: $25,200
BANKRUPT TRASH: $250

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$100K Bonus Round
Adam’s able to spin the BW and he takes it to the E of GAME.

Category: PHRASE
RSTLNE reveals…

_ _ _ E/ T _ E
_ L _ _

…he CDMIs out of the game and will not WAVE THE FLAG for $30K.

MY EP. RATING: 6

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One thought on “WOF Retro Recap: May 2, 2012

  1. JP Mackey August 16, 2014 / 4:48 pm

    It's nice to see a designated spinner every once in a while. Too bad Adam didn't win the BR (at least he didn't pick H).

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