This was their College Week w/ the Univ. of Oregon Basketball Band and cheerleaders in the audience all wk. long. Also, after the first Tossup of each night, you Wheel Watchers had to twitter the answer to a puzzle for $500.
EPISODE #5631: COLLEGE WEEK (PORTLAND)
$1K Tossup: TITLE
_ R E _ _
E X P E C T A _ I O N S
Breanna solves Charles Dickens’ GREAT EXPECTATIONS. The first three students of the week are…
Breanna Webb (Portland State Univ. senior): communications studies (major) and business (minor) student whose family are Wheel Watchers from Portland
Julia Green (Oregon State senior): majoring in speech communications and a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma and a youth ministry called Young Life who wants to be a speech comm. professor from West Linn, OR
Caleb Pentecost (Univ. of Portland senior): electrical engineering (major) and computer science (minor) student from Scappoose, OR
twitter puzzle #1 (THING)
_ N T R _ _ C E
E _ A M
A: ENTRANCE EXAM
$2K Tossup: SHOW BIZ
_ T _ _ D – U P
_ _ _ _ _ I A N
Caleb solves STAND-UP COMEDIAN.
FEATURED PRIZE: $5K ally BANK bonus
Jackpot Round: THING (College Week banner wipe)
He instantly gets $10K w/ four T’s and two Jackpot S’s, then come an $1,800 R pair, four E’s and I’s, and a $1,600 N pairing. Board, Vanna…
E I N S T E I N ‘ S
T _ E _ R _ / _ _
R E _ _ T I _ I T _
…EINSTEIN’S THEORY OF RELATIVITY is right for $13,900!
UNCLAIMED JACKPOT: $9,700
Julia: $0/Caleb: $15,900/Breanna: $1K
Mystery Round: SAME NAME
Breanna leads off w/ a $300 N and D, the A to complete the obvious AND, two T’s for $600, and three E’s, then come three $600 R’s, three O’s and a $7K pair of S’s before she sees…
S O R O R _ T _ / A N D
T R E E
_ O _ S E
…she nails SORORITY AND TREE HOUSE for another $9,250.
Julia: ZIPPO/Caleb: $15,900/Breanna: $10,250
PP Round: PLACE
Now that we finally get to hear from Julia, she first picks two $500 R’s, a $400 S, four E’s, a $900 T, and the FPing of a dud vowel in A. Next up are three H’s for the green 1/2 KIA, the leftover vowels (three O’s and an I), but then the MDW’s left side to lose out on her chance at the KIA Soul and $3,050. Caleb then lights up double D’s for $800 and a $300 L…
T H E / O T H E R
S I D E / O F
T H E / _ O R _ D
…he wins another $1,100 and a trip to THE OTHER SIDE OF THE WORLD — NEW ZEALAND from Brendan Vacations and Hotwire worth $9,930.
SOLE DUD & BANKRUPT OF THE ROUND: A (Julie)
Julia: NADA/Caleb: $26,930 cash & N.Z./Breanna: $10,250
$3K Tossup: PERSON
A / G O O D
S P _ R _
Breanna proves to be A GOOD SPORT, so up she goes to $13,250.
Round 4: PHRASE
First up are a $15K T trio and all five of the vowel, then we look at…
_ I _ / _ O U / _ E T / _ _
T E _ T / _ E _ _ A _ E ?
…she asks “DID YOU GET MY TEXT MESSAGE?” to take the lead by $70!
Julia: HARD LUCK/Caleb: $26,930 cash & N.Z./Breanna: $27K
Round 5: ON THE MAP
After two N’s pop up…
_ _ R T _ _ R _
_ _ N N _ _ T _ _ _ T
…Breanna locates HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT for the win w/ $3,200 extra!
Julia: HL $1K GOOSEEGG/Caleb: $26,930 cash & N.Z./Breanna: $30,200
BANKRUPT TRASH (excluding plate): $3,050
$100K Bonus Round
This week’s hybrid vehicle is a ’12 Toyota Prius sedan. Breanna spins up the N of WIN.
RSTLNE gives her…
_ _ R S _ T _
_ _ _ _ _
CHYA is a PERFECT combination…
_ A R S _ T Y
C _ A C H
…yep, she was toying w/ Pat and the producers and she didn’t need a VARSITY COACH to nearly double her winnings to $60,200!
MY EP. RATING: 9
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