WoF Recap: February 24, 2015

I wasn’t aware of this, but according to Bobby McBride, Rick Galten’s $130,565 from last night is a NEW ONE EPISODE RECORD for a male contestant!

EPISODE #6162: WHEEL AROUND THE WORLD

$1K Tossup: SONG LYRICS

_ N E / _ I G H _
_ _ / _ _ N G _ _ K

Eric solves the ’84 Murray Head song “ONE NIGHT IN BANGKOK”. These players have the daunting task of following up that big win…

Eric May: field consultant for a quick-service restaurant industry from Sacramento
Lisa Joseph: actress, event planner & Zumba fan/aspiring instructor from West Orange, NJ 
Megan Solis: raiser of Boerboels from Hawi, HI

$2K Tossup: WAYD?

S A D D _ I _ G
T H E / _ _ R S E S

Megan’s SADDLING THE HORSES.

FEATURED TRIP: lisbon.BUZZ worth $8,150
Tues./Thurs. Gift Tag: TravelSmith

Round 1: BEFORE & AFTER

She kicks off w/ an $800 T, two S’s for the 1/2 CAR near the pink $900, three I’s, and an E, followed by three $800 R’s, three A’s, two $900 G’s, two $550 N’s, double U’s, a $700 D, the last vowel of O, and two $900 M’s. We now have…

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

MOISTURIZING CREAM AND SUGAR don’t go great together IMO, but she’s scored another $8,350.

PR

Megan
: $10,350 1/2 CAR/Eric: $1K/Lisa: $0

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Mystery Round: TITLE

The man in the middle says a quick dud in S. Second, Lisa calls up five T’s for the TravelSmith gift tag, three E’s, two H’s for the same 1/2 CAR, an A, two I’s, and a FP O, after which she says three L’s for the Lisbon trip, a $900 C, and the leftover U…

T H E
L I T T L E / E _ _ I _ E
T H A T / C O U L _

…and yes, she can solve “THE LITTLE ENGINE THAT COULD” for a total of $14,050 cash & prizes. 

SOLE DUD: S (Eric)

Megan: $10,350 1/2 CAR/Eric: $1K/Lisa: $14,050 cash & prizes 1/2 CAR

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PP/Express Round: PHRASE

Fresh off that nice MR, Lisa instantly duds out w/ T. Second, Megan BANKRUPTs near $650 to lose her plate.  Third for Eric are four N’s for $2,600, buys of an I and two A’s, two D’s for that same 1/2 CAR, a $500 C, but then a baddie of R. Lisa’s second turn sees her putting up two $500 W’s, spending half of her money on the last vowels of two O’s and U’s, lighting up two TD P’s…and saying a MAJOR DUD of S. Afterwards…

C A N / I / _ U _ P
U P / A N D / D O W N
N O W ?

Megan asks “CAN I JUMP UP AND DOWN NOW?”, and she will do so after learning that she’s won a trip to COSTA RICA’S Lapaz Waterfall Gardens.

DUDS: T (Lisa), R (Eric), S (Lisa)
SOLE INSTA-BANKRUPT: Megan

Megan: $16,450 cash & C.R./Eric: $1K/Lisa: $14,050 cash & prizes

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$3K Tossup: THING

_ O O _ / _ _ E A N
F U N

Eric qudruples up w/ some GOOD, CLEAN FUN.

Speed-Up Round: FOOD & DRINK

We hit the big one on this Tuesday night! After three C’s are requested…

T R _ _ L _ – _ _ C _ _ R
C L _ B / S _ N _ _ _ C H

Lisa chomps up a $36K TRIPLE-DECKER CLUB SANDWICH!

FINAL SCORES
Megan: $16,450 cash & C.R./Eric: $1K/Lisa: $50,050 cash & prizes 

GT: $70,500
BANKRUPT TRASH: just a plate

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$100K Bonus Round
She didn’t bring anybody along, but Lisa lands on the E of AMERICA’S. 

Category: THINGS
The right vowel could make or break her on this one…

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

CFHO gives her…

_ H O T O S
_ N _ / _ _ _ E O S

…she goofs w/ PHOTOS AND CAMEOS, but she’ll likely be uploading PHOTOS AND VIDEOS of her “WHEEL” journey, especially this solve worth…

the damn minimum for a final total of $82,050 cash & trip.

$5K SPIN ID: KM01588

EP. RATING: 9

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