WOF Recap: October 6, 2014

EPISODE #6061: SHOPPING SPREE

VTR: May 2 (this was taped on the same week that Sarah Manchester won the million)

$1K Tossup: THING

A / _ _ A _ D – _ _ W
C _ _

Kara’s the first to score and one of these three players might win A BRAND-NEW CAR on stage…

Kara Siedman: registered dietician from Seattle
Alex Shaw: animal licensing worker for the Howard County govt. from Columbia, MD
Michael Abbott: architect for historical recreations & movie buff from Exeter, RI

$2K Tossup: PLACE

G R O _ E _ Y
S _ _ _ E

Kara triples up w/ GROCERY STORE.

FEATURED SS: Overstock.com (all of the prize wedges this week are worth $6K each)
Mon./Wed./Fri. gift tag: Zappos.com
1/2 CAR: Chevrolet Spark

Round 1: PEOPLE

Here she goes w/ two R’s for $1,600, five N’s, a $900 and three A’s, then she says triple T’s for the SS, two O’s, two H’s for another $1,400, an M for the 1/2 CAR near pink $900, two I’s to clean out the vowels, two $500 S’s, and three F’s for $2,100 before she finally decides to solve…

T H E S E / A R E / A
F E _ / O F / M _
F A _ O R I T E
T H I N _ S

…she exactly recites “THESE ARE A FEW OF MY FAVORITE THINGS” (from “The Sound of Music”) for $14K that round.

PR!

Kara: $17K cash & SS 1/2 CAR/Everybody else: $0 each

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Mystery Round: BEFORE & AFTER 

Alex oddly starts w/ an F while on the MW near $800 and there is one in the third word of four. She then takes the obvious gamble…$$$! But after her FP of two O’s is the BANKRUPT near TD to lose the prize almost immediately. Second, Michael takes two $700 L’s, a U, two N’s for the gift tag, a $550 D, an M for the same 1/2 CAR and an A, followed by a $650 S, the last vowel of two I’s, and the leftover $800 P…

P A I D / I N
F U L L
M O O N S

…he’ll be PAID IN FULL MOONS another $5,150 cash & GC.

SOLE BANKRUPT: Alex

Kara: $17K cash & SS 1/2 CAR/Alex: ZILCH/Michael: $5,150 cash & GT 1/2 CAR

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PP/Express Round: PHRASE 

Mike nearly lands on EXPRESS right out of the gate, but he still gets $1,200 w/ two N’s, followed by two T’s for $1,600, three E’s, an A and four I’s, and two D’s for another $1,200. But after he buys the other two vowels, he BANKRUPTS next to $650 to lose his Spark bid for good as well as $2,750. Kara then puts up two S’s for $1,400 and three TD P’s…

I / P _ O _ I S E
_ O U / _ O N ‘ T / _ E
D I S A P P O I N T E D

I PROMISE YOU WON’T BE DISAPPOINTED, ma’am — you’ve won another $11,900 in spending money for your hotwire trip to the St. James’s Club Morgan Bay in ST. LUCIA worth $7,090.

SOLE BANKRUPT: Michael

Kara: $35,990 cash & prizes/Alex: STILL ZIP/Michael: $5,150 cash & GT

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$3K Tossup: PERSON

E _ D U _ _ N _ E
_ T _ L _ T _

Alex finally breaks through w/ a response of ENDURANCE ATHLETE.

Round 4: WAYD?

First up are a $600 N, three A’s, two C’s for $1,600, and two E’s, but next is S for sorry and we shift into S-U Mode…

_ E C _ _ A _ _ N _
A / C A _ E

…w/ a $1,500 Final Spin. Michael then puts up the frontloading D…

D E C _ _ A _ _ N _
A / C A _ E

…and he’s DECORATING A CAKE.

SOLE DUD (before bell): S (Alex)

FINAL SCORES
Kara: $35,990 cash & prizes/Alex: $3K/Michael: $6,650 cash & GT

GT: $45,640
BANKRUPT TRASH (plate withhold): $12,750

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$100K Bonus Round
There’s a FIAT 500c Pop waiting to be won this week. Kara spins up the G envelope.

Category: THING
The first letters that go up…

_ L _ _ _ R _ _ S
_ _ _ _ E

PCFO only adds two of the vowel…

_ L _ _ O R O _ S
_ _ _ _ E

…and she only gets the first word; she doesn’t have a GLAMOROUS IMAGE of winning $32K.

$5K SPIN ID: EL5818883

MY EP. RATING: 7

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One thought on “WOF Recap: October 6, 2014

  1. JP Mackey October 7, 2014 / 1:01 am

    Was Alex thinking OF in R2? Gutsy move by her, but too bad it didn't pay off for her for long. Otherwise, solid show!

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