WoF Recap: December 1, 2014

It’s a new month and a new week upon us — “Bed & Breakfast” week.

EPISODE #6101: BED & BREAKFAST WEEK 

VTR: October 29

$1K Tossup: PHRASE

_ _ R M / A _ D
_ R _ _ _ D L Y

Jon is incorrect by two letters w/ FIRM AND FRIENDLY.

W A R M / A _ D
_ R _ _ _ D L Y

Shari rightly says that SPS is WARM AND FRIENDLY. The Mon. trio…

Shari Johnson: third-generation Los Angelino & self-proclaimed world’s fastest video poker player from L.A.
Jon Oks: advertising sales worker who graduated from Univ. of MD from NYC (orig. from Simsbury, CT)
Mindy Oaks: marketing director from Commerce, MI

$2K Tossup: EVENT

_ _ _ D / & / W I _ E
F _ S _ I _ A L

Shari’s tripled up w/ FOOD & WINE FESTIVAL.

FEATURED B&B TRIP: Abbymoore Manor in Victoria, B.C. worth $7K
Gift Tag All This Wk.: Bedandbreakfast.com
1/2 CAR: Nissan Versa Note

Round 1: THINGS

She starts us off w/ two S’s for $1,400, two T’s to turn that initial amount into $3K, four E’s, an H for the Canada trip, an an A, followed by a B for the MDW, the O and I singles to clean out the vowels and two N’s for $1,800. She decides to go on…well, she makes it past the BANKRUPT near $650, but she says a MAJOR DUD of M to throw away $11,300 cash & trip plus that MDW. Jon then puts up the twin L’s for a grand…

T H E / B E S T_ E A L S
O N L I N E

…and he knows how to find THE BEST DEALS ONLINE.

SOLE CRITICAL DUD: M (Shari)

Jon: $1K/Mindy: $0/Shari: $3K

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Mystery Round: BEFORE & AFTER

Here goes Jon w/ quad N’s for $2K, two A’s, an $800 L, a $700 D, and six E’s. He nearly tries to solve, but he spins again…and gets the same BANKRUPT that Shari was flirting w/ to flush $3K down the tubes. Second, Mindy lights up three R’s and goes for that’s under the MW near $800…$$$! After a $3K trio of V’s…

N E V E R / _ A _
N E V E R –
N E V E R / L A N D

…she says “NEVER SAY NEVER-NEVER LAND” for $13K.

SOLE BANKRUPT:
Jon

Jon: $1K/Mindy: $13K/Shari: $3K

————–

PP/Express Round: WAYD?

Mindy first wastes a spin w/ that same BANKRUPT. Second for Shari are three N’s for $1,800 but then the LaT. Down Jon’s path third are two G’s for $1,800, an I and four E’s, but then R for roadblock. After Mindy runs into the other BANKRUPT, Shari puts up two O’s, three $600 T’s, and a trio of A’s, but the LaT shoots her down again. Jon then lights up a $900 H, the last vowel of U, a $500 C, an $800 Z and two S’s via EXPRESS. You bet he’s GOING ABOARD

Current Bank: $5,250
Next Choices: D and L

G A Z I N G / O U T
A T / T H E
E N D L E S S / O C E A N

…another $7,250 is his and he’ll be GAZING OUT AT THE ENDLESS OCEAN on a $7,800 trip to Sandals Grand Riviera in JAMAICA.

SOLE DUD: R (Jon)
LaTs: 2 (Shari)
BANKRUPTS: 2 (Mindy)

Jon: $16,050 cash & Jamaica/Mindy: $13K/Shari: $3K

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$3K Tossup: PERSON

A / _ E N T _ E
G I A _ _

Jon knows that the late Michael Clarke Duncan’s character in “The Green Mile” is A GENTLE GIANT.

Round 4: FOOD & DRINK

His first letter’s S for sorry. Mindy secondly has the same fate w/ L. Shari thirdly puts up a $900 T but it’s S-U time…

_ _ _ _ _ / _ _ _ _ _ _
T _ _ _ _ _ _ _

…and the consonants are worth $1,650 a pop. After said blue player puts up a K

_ _ K _ _ / _ _ _ R R _
T _ R N _ V _ R

…she eats up a BAKED CHERRY TURNOVER for $4,200.

DUDS (before FS): S (Jon), L (Mindy)

FINAL SCORES
Jon: $19,050 cash & Jamaica/Mindy: $13K/Shari: $7,200

GT: $39,250
BANKRUPT TRASH: $3K

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$100K Bonus Round
For the first time in over six years on this show, they’re offering this Nissan crossover — the Murano. Jon lands on that ‘.

Category: PLACE
About 1/3 to start…

_ _ S _
_ _ R _ _ R

CHKA gives him the first two letters of the bottom word…

_ _ S _
H A R _ _ R

good thing he got this even w/o the B’s — the $32K has been collected from a BUSY HARBOR and his final total’s $51,050 cash & trip. We’ll see if he’s the big winner of this week since he’s the designated blogger.

$5K SPIN ID: JV0274277

MY EP. RATING: 7

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One thought on “WoF Recap: December 1, 2014

  1. JP Mackey December 3, 2014 / 2:43 am

    Jon probably is the biggest winner. Weeks like this are TOO relaxed…which I like.

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