WoF Recap: February 20, 2015 — HAWAII FINALE

EPISODE #6160: HAWAIIAN ADVENTURE (HAWAII)

$1K Tossup: FUN & GAMES

_ _ K _ _ _ / _ P
_ / V _ L _ A _ _

Mike knows about HIKING UP A VOLCANO. The last players we see at the Hilton Waikoloa Village this season…

Mike Jones: food server at exclusive resort and crosswords fan from Koloa; orig. from Pittsburgh
Monique Waymer: Univ. of HI medical school accountant and terrible karaoke singer from Kaneohe (orig. from Brooklyn)
Lara Gomez: Hilo College of Pharmacy faculty member from Hilo

$2K Tossup: PROPER NAME

L _ B R _ N / _ A _ E S

Monique’s the next to score w/ LEBRON JAMES.

FEATURED TRIP: caravan.com Costa Rica tour worth $8,500

Round 1: PHRASE

She kicks off w/ a $900 S, two E’s, a $900 N, two $550 D’s, and three A’s. But after a $1K pair of B’s is the MDW’s left side to lose $3,400. Second, Lara calls up four T’s for $2,600, two R’s to throw in another 18 Benjamins and the last vowel of U…

T _ A T ‘ S / _ _
B R E A D / A N D
B U T T E R

…then she says “THAT’S MY BREAD AND BUTTER” for the remaining $4,150.

SOLE BANKRUPT: Monique

Lara: $4,150/Mike: $1K/Monique: $2K

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Mystery Round: SAME LETTER

The early leader starts this round of play w/ three T’s for $1,650, buys three E’s, but then duds out w/ R. Second, Mike picks up the WC w/ the SL Bonus of six S’s, four $800 L’s, three A’s, and two I’s…

S _ L I _
S T A I _ L E S S
S T E E L
S _ A T _ L A

…he solves the In the Kitchen item of SOLID STAINLESS STEEL SPATULA for $6,700.

SOLE DUD: R (Lara)

Lara: $4,150/Mike: $7,700 WC/Monique: $2K

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PP/Express Round: THINGS

Here goes the man w/ five S’s for $2,500 and three N’s via EXPRESS before he HOPS ABOARD

Current Bank: $5,500 and WC
Next Choices: D…three A’s…CRASH w/ L (he loses $6,250 and the WC)

Going Monique’s way second are a FP E, two $900 T’s, an I, and two O’s, then come two $900 R’s, a U, two $500 H’s and a look at this…

S H O _ S
S H O _ _ I N _ / A N D
R E S T A U R A N T S

…she’s won another $3,950 and a trip to a place w/ SHOWS, SHOPPING AND RESTAURANTSLAS VEGAS worth $7,040.

SOLE DUD/BANKRUPT: L (Mike)

Lara: $4,150/Mike: $7,700/Monique: $12,990 cash & Vegas 

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$3K Tossup: LIVING THING

P _ T
_ A _ A K _ E T

Mike creeps closer to the lead w/ a PET PARAKEET.

Round 4: FOOD & DRINK

His first letters are four N’s for $3,600, but then a baddie of G (so my guess of BANANA NUT PUDDING is out the window). Second for Monique are a FP T, but then R for roadblock. Third, Lara has the same fate w/ a C call. After Mike BANKRUPTs near $650 to forfeit the $3,600…

_ _ N _ N _ / N _ T
_ _ _ _ _ N _

…the consonants in S-U Mode will be worth $1,500 each time it appears. After that man picks off the twin F’s…

B A N A N A / N _T
_ _ F F _ N _

…he eats these BANANA NUT MUFFINS to barely win the game by $780. 

DUDS BEFORE FS: G (Mike), R (Monique), C (Lara)
DUDS AFTER FS: L (Monique), D (Mike), O (Monique)
SOLE BANKRUPT: Mike

FINAL SCORES
Lara: $4,150/Mike: $13,700/Monique: $12,990 cash & Vegas  

GT: $30,840
BANKRUPT TRASH (excluding WC): $13,250

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$100K Bonus Round
Mike’s gotta get that P envelope as determined by the BW. 

Category: EVENT
I know this one already…

_ E R _ _ _
_ _ T

MDBO only adds the vowel…

_ E R O _ _
_ _ T

…he doesn’t pull of any HEROIC ACT for the $32K.

$5K SPIN ID: MW0619500

HAWAII WINNINGS REPORT

Wk. 1 (Wheel Goes Waikoloa): $230,777
Wk. 2 (Best Friends Wk.): $260,362
Wk. 3 (Second Honeymoon): $208,590
Wk. 4 (Hawaiian Adventure): $196,697 

GRAND TOTAL: $896,426 


MY EP. RATING: 5

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2 thoughts on “WoF Recap: February 20, 2015 — HAWAII FINALE

  1. Antwan Rice-McKinley February 21, 2015 / 2:21 am

    Very disappointing finish to the Hawaiian week. Not only we had a BR loss, we did not get to $200K this week. My rating: 2

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