WoF Recap: January 5, 2015

The first full wk. of the new year is another edition of “Weekend Getaways” and we’re on the lighted generic set.

EPISODE #6126: WEEKEND GETAWAYS 

Tape Date: Nov. 14

$1K Tossup: THING

G R _ _ N
_ R _ F _ I _ / _ _ _ _ T

Theresa has the GREEN TRAFFIC LIGHT. The lead-off contestants of the week…

Theresa Petrucci: works for a hedge fund & private equity recruiting firm and also helps out in animal rescue from NY (orig. from New Canaan, CT)
Brianna Wetsby: 3rd-yr. Loyola Marymount student majoring in Math (and a tutor) from L.A.
Yaasiyn Muhammad: Central HS History teacher who has been watching this show w/ his grandma from Philly

$2K Tossup: PROPER NAME

D U S _ I _
H _ _ _ M A N

Theresa IDs DUSTIN HOFFMAN for the tripler.

FEATURED WG: Durango Mtn. Resort worth $6,016
Mon./Wed./Fri. Gift Tag: gas cards
1/2 CAR: Versa Note

Round 1: TV TITLE

Theresa automatically BANKRUPTS on the MDW’s right side. Second, Brianna calls up an S for the Colorado trip, an R for the gas cards, an E, and two FP I’s. Following two T’s for the WC

S _ T _ R _ _ _
_ I _ _ T / _ I _ E

…she solves “SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE” for a total of $8,766 cash & prizes.


SOLE BANKRUPT: Theresa

Theresa: $3K/Brianna: $8,766 cash & prizes WC/Yassiyn: $0

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Mystery Round: BEFORE & AFTER

Brianna leads off w/ an N for the 1/2 CAR near the pink $900, three I’s, and five S’s for the other 1/2 CAR. But after her buys of two A’s and four E’s is a possibly fatal dud in R. Second, Yassiyn says a W while on the MW near LaT and flips it over…$$$! But he then gives it all right back to the BANKRUPT near TD. Third, Theresa puts in a $700 L, $800 P and C singles, and two O’s to wipe out the vowels, but she then LaTs out…

_ E / W _ O
_ E S I _ A _ E S / I S
L O S _
I N / S P A C E

…and Brianna says “HE WHO HESITATES IS LOST IN SPACE” for $2,250 and the Versa!

SOLE DUD: R (Brianna)
SOLE LaT: Theresa
SOLE BANKRUPT: Yaasiyn

Theresa: $3K/Brianna: $25,991 cash & prizes WC/Yassiyn: BAD LUCK

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PP/Express Round: PHRASE

Yassiyn gets intro trouble right away w/ the MDW’s left side. Second, Theresa takes four FP E’s and an R via EXPRESS. She wisely GOES ON

Next Choices: 2 S’s, 3 A’s, 2 T’s, 2 I’s, 4 N’s…O…U…2 L’s…D…2 P’s and V

She wins $14K and a trip to a resort that’s…

N E S T L E D / O N
A / P R I V A T E
P E N I N S U L A

…it’s the Divi Little Bay in ST. MAARTEN worth $6,340!

SOLE BANKRUPT: Yaasiyn

Theresa: $23,340 cash & Caribbean/Brianna: $25,991 cash & prizes WC/Yassiyn: BAD SHAPE

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$3K Tossup: OCCUPATION

_ A T _ _ E
R _ N _ H E R

Yaasiyn’s off the schneid w/ CATTLE RANCHER.

Round 4: FOOD & DRINK

His starters are three $700 S’s, four E’s and an A to clean out the vowels already, but he then gets cleaned out himself by the other normal BANKRUPT to forfeit $1,600. That’s his third one of the game. Theresa secondly says N for no. Third for Brianna are a $3K R quintet but then the S-U bells…

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

…and the four remaining consonants are worth $1,700 each time they appear. She catches those P’s…

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

…and some RASPBERRY PRESERVES worth another $6,400.

SOLE DUD (prior to final bell): N (Theresa)
SOLE BANKRUPT: Yaasin

FINAL SCORES
Theresa: $23,340 cash & Caribbean/Brianna: $32,391 cash & prizes WC/Yassiyn: $3K

GT: $58,731
BANKRUPT TRASH: $11,600

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$100K Bonus Round
The first automobile offered this yr. is a Volkswagen Beetle Convertible. Brianna spins up the N of SPIN.

Category: EVENT
The first letters that go up…

E _ _ _ _ N _ E
_ _ / _ _ _ S

MDFO and H add besides the obvious second word….

E _ _ H _ N _ E
O F / _ O _ S

…she doesn’t remember her EXCHANGE OF VOWS, so she misses out on nearly doubling her winnings.

$5K SPIN ID: KB1939711

MY EP. RATING: 7

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