WOF Retro Recap: May 30, 2012

EPISODE #5643: GREAT ADVENTURES

$1K Tossup: PHRASE

A T / A / M O M _ _ _ ‘ S
_ _ _ I _ E

AT A MOMENT’S NOTICE, Nora’s on the board among this next group…

Nora Stetson: 3rd grade teacher at Clover Avenue ES and an online shopper from L.A.
Tawana Johnson: from Snellville, GA (orig. from Willacoochee
Eric Schurley: 5th grade teacher at Rose Warren ES from Vegas

$2K Tossup: RHYME TIME

_ _ / _ _ E R _
O _ / _ E / S _ _ A R E

Eric says “BE THERE OR BE SQUARE”.

FEATURED g ADVENTURE: Peru worth $8,886

Jackpot Round: TV TITLE

Here he goes w/ a $500 N at the end of the board, four E’s, quad T’s for another $2K, and two O’s, then come three H’s and an S at TD apiece but then the BANKRUPT next door to burn up $14,500; darn. Second for Nora are two L’s for a $1K, three A’s, two $600 W’s and the remaining vowels before she puts two TD R’s…

T H E / L A T E
L A T E / S H O W
W I T H / _ R A I _
_ E R _ U S O N

…and solves “THE LATE LATE SHOW” WITH CRAIG FERGUSON for $6,450 more.

SOLE BANKRUPT: Eric
UNCLAIMED JACKPOT: $14,600

Nora: $7,450/Tawana: $0/Eric: $2K

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Mystery Round: BEFORE & AFTER

This board starts w/ a $550 R, six E’s, two FP A’s, a TD Y, and two O’s to round out the vowels, followed by a $300 N, three T’s for the green 1/2 KIA, the same number of H’s for $2,700 more and two M’s for the Peru trip. Now we have…

M O R E / T H A N
M E E T _ / T H E
E Y E
_ H A _ O _

…there’s MORE THAN MEETS THE EYE SHADOW — she just won $16,936 cash & trip!

PR!

Nora: $24,386 cash & trip 1/2 KIA/Tawana: NOTHING/Eric: $2K

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PP Round: SONG LYRICS

Now finally getting to hear from Tawana, she puts in seven T’s for $3,500, an I, two A’s, and two O’s, followed by a $1,500 S trio, the last vowels of four E’s and a U, the $300 H, a B for that MDW, two $550 Y’s and three R’s. On Vanna’s board…

S O / Y O U
B E T T E R / _ E T
T H I S / _ A R T Y
S T A R T E _

…she solves P!nk’s “SO YOU BETTER GET THIS PARTY STARTED” for $6,350 and a $6,900 Howire.com trip to the Almond Beach Village in BARBADOS.

PR #2!

Nora: $24,386 cash & trip/Tawana: $13,250 cash & trip MDW/Eric: $2K

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$3K Tossup: THING

_ _ L L
C _ _ L _ C T _ O N

Nora tries DOLL COLLECTIONyes to go over $27K.

Round 4: ON THE MAP

Here we go w/ a $600 pair of S’s, an E, three A’s, and three R’s to add another $2,400, but it’s S-U Mode time…

_ A R R _ S _ _ R _
_ E _ _ S _ _ _ A _ _ A

…the leftover consonants each pay off at $1,600. Three N’s pop up next…

_ A R R _ S _ _ R _
_ E N N S _ _ _ A N _ A

…and she locates HARRISBURG, PENNSYLVANIA for $7,300 and the win!

PR #3!

FINAL SCORES
Nora: $34,686 cash & trip/Tawana: $13,250 cash & trip/Eric: $2K

GT: $49,936
BANKRUPT TRASH: $14,500

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$100K Bonus Round
Nora lands on the *** at the last split-second.

Category: THING
Going up first is/are…

_ _ L _ _
_ E _ T _ E R

CDMA gives her a shot…

_ A L M _
_ E A T _ E R

…but it’s NOT a type of FEATHER according to her. Lost in this BALMY WEATHER is the $30K.

MY EP. RATING: 7

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3 thoughts on “WOF Retro Recap: May 30, 2012

  1. JP Mackey August 23, 2014 / 2:41 am

    A shame Eric didn't get a SHOT at the wheel after that big BANKRUPT. You know who he reminds me of? Todd from 11/30/09. Just sad.

    As for the ladies, they did particularly good, especially Nora!

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  2. yohan sur May 7, 2015 / 12:28 pm

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  3. yohan sur May 8, 2015 / 2:25 pm

    tough luck for eric, he didn't any shot at the wheel thanks to ladies good playing.
    and surprised BR loss, because she very well played.(and only 2 letter duds today in this episode.)
    ep.rating : 7

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