WOF Recap: November 19, 2014

EPISODE #6093: VIVA LAS VEGAS

$1K Tossup: FUN & GAMES

_ R _ G R _ S S I V _
S _ O T / M _ _ _ I _ E

Carla’s won her first bit of money from a PROGRESSIVE SLOT MACHINE. The gamblers on this Wed…

Carla Alva: makeup & horse racing enthusiast from Temecula
Bob Davis (OKC): performer (includes doing commercials) who has a soulmate from OKC
Amber James: hospital microbiology lab worker & Colts fan from L.A.

$2K Tossup: RHYME TIME

I / _ _ _ _ _ / IF
_ / C _ _ L _

Amber rightly says “I WOULD IF I COULD” for control.

FEATURED VEGAS HOTEL: Red Rock Casino Resort & Spa worth $8,120

Round 1: WAYD?

Her opening letters are three T’s for $2,400, three I’s, four N’s for the 1/2 CAR near the pink $900, and three obvious $800 G’s, followed by four O’s, two H’s for $1,800, a U, and two M’s for $1,200. The board…

M _ _ I N G
_ O M _ T H I N G
O U T / O _
N O T H I N G

…she’s not MAKING SOMETHING OUT OF NOTHING — she actually made another $9,050.

PR

Amber: $11,050 1/2 CAR/Carla: $1K/Bob: $0

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Mystery Round: BEFORE & AFTER

Carla’s first w/ three T’s for $2,700, five E’s, and two TD S’s. But after buys of A and three O’s, she BANKRUPTS next to $650 to lose $8,950. Second,. Bob picks off two TD N’s, two I’s, and a U, then he…

_ U I E T / O N / T _ E
S E T / O _
E N _ _ _ _ O _ E _ I A S

…says “QUIET ON THE SET OF ENCYCLOPEDIAS” for the $6,500 remainder.

SOLE BANKRUPT: Carla

Amber: $11,050 1/2 CAR/Carla: $1K/Bob: $6,500

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PP/Express Round: PHRASE

Bob, the lead-off man, takes two N’s for $1,100, an A, two D’s for a grand, and the rest of the vowel shop; those picks are followed by an $800 C, a $900 T, two R’s for a grand, and three EXPRESS L’s. You bet he’s HOPPING ABOARD

Current Bank: $6,550
Next Choices: Y, 2 F’s, H, P and S

F R I E N D L Y
H E L P F U L
A N D / C O U R T E O U S

He wins another $12,550 and will meet some FRIENDLY, HELPFUL AND COURTEOUS people on this hotwire trip to The Coronado Plaza Hilton in PUERTO RICO worth $6,240. Too bad Amber didn’t get a turn in this round or the previous one to spin for another 1/2 CAR.

PR #2!

Amber: $11,050/Carla: $1K/Bob: $25,290 cash & P.R.

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$3K Tossup: SHOW BIZ

C A S _ I _ G
_ I _ E _ _ _ R

Amber solves CASTING DIRECTOR.

Round 4: FOOD & DRINK

Her first letters in this go-around are two T’s for $1,200, three $550 S’s, three E’s and A’s, but then the LaT. Second for Carla are a $700 R, a $500 B, but then a worthless U buy. Down Bob’s path third are a $500 F, the last vowel of I via FP, but then the whistle blow for repeating the F. Amber then picks off a $700 N and a $500 G…

E N G _ I S _
B R E A _ F A S T / T E A

…she takes a sip of ENGLISH BREAKFAST TEA for another $3,050.

SOLE DUD: U (Carla)
SOLE LaT: Carla
SOLE DQ: Bob’s F repeat

Amber: $17,100/Carla: $1K/Bob: $25,290 cash & P.R.

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Speed-Up Round: AROUND THE HOUSE

$1,500 per consonant in this part of the game. After Amber calls up a hot consonant in three C’s…

_ _ S T C _ R _
C _ L L _ C T _ _ N

…she solves POSTCARD COLLECTION for another $6K.

FINAL SCORES
Amber: $23,100/Carla: $1K/Bob: $25,290 cash & P.R. 

GT: $49,390
BANKRUPT TRASH: $8,950

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$100K Bonus Round
After we learn that his soulmate is named Dorothy (“Dot” for short”), he spins up the *.

Category: THING
Good RSTLNE serving…

E _ _ _ T _ N _
S _ _ _ E _ T

BCDI’s a darn good combo…

E _ C I T I N _
S _ B _ E C T

On this EXCITING SUBJECT, he wins the damn minimum to leave w/ $57,390 cash & trip. 

$5K SPIN ID: JS3114601

MY EP. RATING: 7

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