WOF Recap: November 21, 2014

EPISODE #6095: VIVA LAS VEGAS

$1K Tossup: PHRASE

_ _ T / _ T / R _ D E !

Chris is right in shouting “LET IT RIDE!”. Last three gamblers this week…

Chris Hilken: North Coach Church worker from Oceanside, CA 
Myesha Felix: bartender w/ 32 music note tattoos from Stone Mountain, GA
Donna Lynch: customer service rep for major manufacturing co. & Patriots fan from Warwick, RI

$2K Tossup: THING

U _ B _ I D L E D
E _ _ _ _ S I _ S M

Donna has some UNBRIDLED ENTHUSIASM.

FEATURED VEGAS TRIP: The Venetian worth $6K

Round 1: WAYD?

She BANKRUPTS near $650 right out of the gate. Second, Chris collects four T’s and the 1/2 CAR near the pink $900, two E’s and four O’s, a $600 H, and two $800 G’s, then we see…

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

…him saying “GETTING MY FOOT IN THE DOOR” for $3,700.

SOLE BANKRUPT: Donna

Myesha: $0/Donna: $2K/Chris: $4,700 1/2 CAR

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Mystery Round: BEFORE & AFTER

He loses his plate right away to the other BANKRUPT. Second, Myesha takes an M for the vegas.com gift tag, an I, an $*00 T, and four E’s. But after a $1K pair of H’s is a baddie of V while on the Vegas trip. Third, Donna puts up a $550 Y but then gets the same BANKRUPT Chris just got, so that guy lights up a $900 S and buys the other two vowels that isn’t U…

_ O O _ / _ E
I N / T H E
E Y E
S H A _ O _

…and he knows how to LOOK ME IN THE EYE SHADOW for the house minimum.

SOLE DUD: V (Myesha)
BANKRUPTS: 2 (opposition)

Myesha: ZERO/Donna: $2K/Chris: $5,700

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PP/Express Round: PLACE

The scoreless Myesha starts an important round w/ three R’s for $1,800, three E’s and A’s, three T’s for another $1,950 and the other three vowels, then she says a $1,200 pair of C’s, a $900 Y, two N’s for the same 1/2 CAR and a TD S before she turns down her Fiesta opportunity…

_ R O T E C T E _
_ A R I N E
S A N C T U A R Y

She just won her first $9,100 and a hotwire trip to a place w/ at least one PROTECTED MARINE SANCTUARY — the Sunset Beach Resort in JAMAICA.

PR!

Myesha: $16,390 cash & Jamaica/Donna: $2K/Chris: $5,700

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$3K Tossup: TV TITLE

M _ _ _ R N
_ _ _ I _ Y

Chris solves “MODERN FAMILY”.

Round 4: QUOTATION

He wastes a spin w/ the BANKRUPT near TD. Second for Myesha are a $1K pair of T’s and A for awful. Third, Donna spots two N’s for $1,300, double I’s, twin $500 G’s, two O’s, and a $500 H before we go into S-U Mode…

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

…w/ a $1,500 FS. One D and S later…

G O O D / N I G H T
S _ _ _ T / _ _ I N _ _

…Chris says “GOOD NIGHT SWEET PRINCE” for said FS amount.

SOLE DUD (before FS): A (Myesha)
SOLE BANKRUPT: Chris

FINAL SCORES
Myesha: $16,390 cash & Jamaica/Donna: $2K/Chris: $10,200

GT: $28,590
BANKRUPT TRASH: $550 and a plate

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$100K Bonus Round
The last spin of the week stops on the A of GAME.

Category: THING
The last two letters are…

_ _ _ _
_ _ S E

HBD aren’t there, but two O’s do show up…

_ O _ _
_ O S E

…they’re not enough to help her strike a $40K YOGA POSE (she only got the second word).

$5K SPIN ID: CR0454867

MY EP. RATING: 6

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One thought on “WOF Recap: November 21, 2014

  1. JP Mackey November 22, 2014 / 5:34 am

    WOW. Another one of those episodes where one contestant gets most of the puzzles, but virtually one round is what another contestant needs to win. Sure wish Chris won.

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