WoF Recap: April 7, 2015

EPISODE #6192: SANDALS RESORTS WK.

$1K Tossup: PLACES

_ O _ G E O U S
_ _ L _ N D S

Lisa knows that the Sandals Resorts are located in some GORGEOUS ISLANDS. Time to meet…

Lisa Rabiola: real estate agent from Woodland Hills, CA
Mike Scott: choir teacher at International School from Bellevue, WA
Amanda Rozansky Wolf: P.S. 191 Museum Magnet School guidance counselor and former MS teacher from NY

$2K Tossup: FOOD & DRINK

_ _ C R O W A _ E
_ O _ _ _ _ _

Mike takes a bag of MICROWAVE POPCORN.

FEATURED TRIP: Beaches Resort of your choice (all of the trips including the Sandals ones this week are worth $6K)
Tues./Thurs. Gift Tag: eBags

Round 1: SHOW BIZ

He starts us off w/ a $600 T, an E buy, but then S for sorry. Second, Amanda calls out a $900 R, three $600 N’s, two I’s and O’s, double M’s for the 1/2 CAR near the orange $900, and five A’s to finish off the vowels…

A _ A _ E M _ / A _ A R _
N O M I N A T I O N

…she doesn’t get an ACADEMY AWARD NOMINATION, but her fist $2,950 w/ that solve.

SOLE DUD: S (Mike)

Mike: $2K/Amanda: $2,950/Lisa: $1K

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Mystery Round: BEFORE & AFTER

Amanda gets the other 1/2 CAR right away w/ four T’s, but after she buys three E’s and five O’s, the BANKRUPT near TD causes $16,190 cash & Fiesta to go kaboom. Lisa secondly has the same fate w/ the other normal one. Third, Mike spots two S’s while on the MW near LaT and flips it over…BANKRUPT. Amanda’s road to recovery continues w/ a $2K pair of C’s, three FP H’s, and a D for that WC

T H _ _ _
O _ T S _ D E / T H E
_ O _ / O _
C H O C O _ _ T E S

…she solves THINK OUTSIDE THE BOX OF CHOCOLATES.

BANKRUPTS: 3 (everybody)

Mike: $2K/Amanda: $6,950 WC/Lisa: $1K 

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PP/Express Round: PHRASE

First, Lisa has chosen are a $1,300 pair of T’s and triple N’s while on EXPRESS. She’ll GIVE IT A SHOT

Current Bank: $4,300
Next Choices: buys of E four I’s, two O’s and U’s…G…two A’s…M…F for flunk (she loses  $5,050)

Mike secondly strikes out w/ the S while on the eBags gift tag. Amanda then puts up a $1K pair of L’s…

L E T / _ O U _
I M A G I N A T I O N
_ U N / _ I L _

LET YOUR IMAGINATION RUN WILD, lady, because you’re off to the Emerald Bay Resort in the BAHAMAS.

SOLE NON-BANKRUPT DUD: S (Mike)
SOLE BANKRUPT DUD: F (Lisa)

Mike: $2K/Amanda: $13,950 cash & Bahamas WC/Lisa: $1K  

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$3K Tossup: THINGS

_ O O _
E A R R I _ _ S

Mike is off by a letter w/ HOOK EARRINGS. Lisa capitalizes w/ HOOP EARRINGS.

Round 4: SONG LYRICS

Lisa eliminates the A right off the bat via FP, lights up a $600 T, buys five E’s, but then LaTs out. Second for Mike are a $1K pair of H’s, two $900 R’s, a $600 S, an O buy, a FP I, and a $500 C. Board…

H E R E / C O _ E S
T H E / _ R I _ E

…he solves “HERE COMES THE BRIDE” for $3,650.

SOLE DUD: A (Lisa)
SOLE LaT: Lisa

Mike: $5,650/Amanda: $13,950 cash & Bahamas WC/Lisa: $4K  

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Speed-Up Round: WAYD?

$1,900 is the consonant value here. Early on, Lisa inserts the obvious N, but she flubs w/ GOING TO THE OCEAN. After Amanda later puts up the V…

G _ _ N G / T _
T H _ / M _ V _ _ S

Amanda’s not GOING TO THE MOVIES just yet, because she’s won another $7,600 and a trip to the BR.

SOLE AIRED DUD: R (Mike)
SOLE DQ: Lisa’s blown solve

FINAL SCORES
Mike: $5,650/Amanda: $21,550 cash & Bahamas WC/Lisa: $4K   

GT: $31,200
BANKRUPT TRASH: $21,240 cash & Fiesta

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$100K Bonus Round
Amanda’s envelope is the ** one.

Category: PHRASE
Let’s get this four-word answer started…

_ / _ E R _
_ _ R _ / _ _ L _

DPCO and M make Vanna add the following…

_ / _ E R _
_ _ R M / _ O L D

…but she doesn’t have A VERY FIRM HOLD on $40K, thanks to saying the first word is I.

$5K SPIN ID: TR0899613

MY EP. RATING: 5

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3 thoughts on “WoF Recap: April 7, 2015

  1. Andy Nguyen April 8, 2015 / 6:46 pm

    Stop with your fucking technical wins, you cocksucker!

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  2. Michael Taylor April 8, 2015 / 7:11 pm

    But this was obvious, and if I say it's a technical win, it's a technical win, if I don't say so, then it's a loss. Plus I want a perfect bonus round week anyway.

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  3. Antwan Rice-McKinley April 9, 2015 / 1:25 am

    Absolutely Not Michael! Compare that to me being harsh on ratings. Technical wins? Not on my Watch

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