WoF Recap: April Fool’s Day 2015

In honor of today, I’m replacing the BANKRUPTs w/ Whammys as in the things that steal all your prizes from “Press Your Luck”. 

EPISODE #6188: SPRING BREAK

$1K Tossup: LIVING THINGS

_ _ _ _ O _
_ _ _ D O _ I _ S

Arianna plucks some YELLOW DAFFODILS. Let’s not fool around as we play the game w/…

Arianna Freyre: ER nurse from Staten Island (orig. from The Bronx)
Paige Diaz: dance fitness instructor from L.A. (orig. from Chicago)
Bryn Doherty: licensed tattoo artist from Long Island

$2K Tossup: OCCUPATION

R E _ L / _ _ T A _ E
_ _ _ _ T

Paige solves REAL ESTATE AGENT.

FEATURED APPLE VACATION: RIU Palace Cabo San Lucas worth $8K

Round 1: CHARACTERS

She FPs triple E’s to start, but her first consonant of T is a dud. Second, Bryn spots two R’s for $1,400, but the one dud vowel of A stops him. Third, Arianna says N for no. Paige resumes play w/ two $600 S’s, an I, but then L for lose a turn. Speaking of losing a turn, Bryn spins up that evil white spot. Arianna next lights up two $900 C’s and a $700 B before the Whammy near $650 cleans her out of $2,500. Paige then picks up the Maui Jim gift tag w/ a P…

C _ _ I C / B _ _ _
S _ P E R _ E R _ E S

…she solves COMIC BOOK SUPERHEROES for $2,450 cash & shades.

DUDS: T (Paige), A (Bryn), N (Arianna), L (Paige)
SOLE LaT: Bryan
SOLE WHAMMY: Arianna

Bryn: $0/Arianna: $1K/Paige: $4,450 cash & GT

—————–

Mystery Round: BEFORE & AFTER

Bryn takes three T’s while on the MW near $800 and gives back the sure three grand for…the Whammy behind it. Arianna secondly gets same Whammy from the last round. Third, Paige spins her way to two H’s for $1,800, half a dozen FP E’s, four $600 R’s, but then the LaT. Bryn next uncovers an $800 D, but then hits the other normal Whammy just as quick. Arianna then exposes a $500 S, two A’s, and F for the 1/2 CAR near the pink $900, a C for the Cabo trip, W as in WC, and a single O before solving w/ all of this showing…

_ _ D E R / T H E
W E A T H E R
F O R E C A S T E R

…it’s not often that you see an UNDER THE WEATHER FORECASTER on TV, but she solves this for $9,500 cash & trip.

SOLE LaT: Paige
WHAMMYS: 3 (Bryn 2x, Arianna)

Bryn: BAD LUCK/Arianna: $10,500 cash & trip WC 1/2 CAR/Paige: $4,450 cash & GT 

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PP/Express Round: THINGS

Arianna leads off w/ $2K worth of four T’s, two E’s, but then the same Whammy she got twice before to lose the $1,750 remainder and her cardboard pieces. Second, Paige sees a $600 S appear but she and Bryn find themselves in LaT territory again. Arianna restarts w/ a $2,700 trio of R’s, two A’s, an N for that MDW, a FP O, a TD L, two $700 P’s, and two I’s to finish off the vowels. Following a $700 M…

_ E R _ / I M P O R T A N T
T R A _ E L / T I P S

 …another $7,800 goes into her pockets and she’ll be reading VERY IMPORTANT TRAVEL TRIPS for the $6K caravan.com tour of COSTA RICA.

LaTs: 2 (Paige & Bryn)
SOLE WHAMMY: Arianna

Bryn: ROTTEN LUCK/Arianna: $24,300 cash & trips MDW/Paige: $4,450 cash & GT

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$3K Tossup: SHOW BIZ

_ _ L D _ _ / _ _ _ B E
_ _ _ _ _

Arianna nails GOLDEN GLOBE AWARD.

Speed-Up Round: PLACE

Every consonant will be worth $1,500. After Paige’s S request…

_ _ R _ _ R _ _ N _
_ R T S / C _ N T _ R

…she solves PERFORMING ARTS CENTER for $4,500.

FINAL SCORES
Bryn: $1K GOOSEEGG/Arianna: $27,300 cash & trips MDW/Paige: $8,950 cash & GT  

GT: $37,250
BANKRUPT TRASH (excluding extras): $5,050

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MILLION DOLLAR BONUS ROUND #12
After we see her mom Julie holding that sparkly green wedge, Arianna gets that G of GAME.

Category: THING
The lead-off board…

_ L _ _ _ N _
_ _ _ N

GHFA guarantees at least one letter…

F L _ _ _ N G
G _ _ N

…she realizes that Vanna wears a FLOWING GOWN and…

…I wish I was kidding about this — that damned $32K strikes yet again, so she leaves w/ $59,300 cash & trips.

$1M LOCATION: the &
$5K SPIN ID: AC3246988 

MY EP. RATING: 7

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