WoF Recap: May 4, 2015


$1K Tossup: PHRASE

_ _ _ L / Y O U R
M _ _ H E R

Carla blows it w/ LOVE YOUR MOTHER”.

_ A _ L / Y O U R
M _ _ H E R

Melissa rightly says CALL YOUR MOTHER”. Let’s meet the first three women this week…

Melissa Simmons: from Tucson
Naomi Jader: Page MS librarian who’s a vegetarian from San Antonio
Carla Brown: from Kailua-Kona

$2K Tossup: FOOD & DRINK

_ R E _ C H
_ A S _ R _ E S

Carla screws up the first word again, this time w/ CREAM PASTRIES. Naomi capitalizes w/ FRENCH PASTRIES.

Mon./Wed./Fri. Gift Tag: Peter Thomas Roth skin care
1/2 CAR: Ford Fiesta

Round 1: STAR & ROLE

Her opening letters are two S’s for $1,800, two A’s, four $700 R’s, two E’s and three O’s, and two $800 C’s, then we have…

_ _ _ _ A
R O _ E R _ S / A S
E R _ _
_ R O C _ O _ _ C _

…her solving JULIA ROBERTS AS “ERIN BROCKOVICH” for another $5,450 and a new total of $7,450.


(NOTE: Next week is ANOTHER “Trip of a Lifetime” week that takes place on the generic set. Five lucky home viewers will win a collete vacation plus five grand.)


Mystery Round: BEFORE & AFTER

Carla starts us off w/ a $900 T, four O’s, five R’s for that WC, but then the BANKRUPT near $650 to lose that and $3,150. Second, Melissa calls up four N’s for $2K, buys two E’s…

_ R _ N N _ N _
_ R O _ / E _ R / T O
E _ R
O _ / _ O R N

…and she’s GRINNING FROM EAR TO EAR OF CORN for $1,750 when she could’ve gone for the G’s.


Naomi: $7,450/Carla: ZERO/Melissa: $2,750

(NOTE: This show has released its first-ever Mr. Food Collectible Cookbook.)


PP/Express Round: THING

This crucial round begins w/ Melissa calling two S’s for the 1/2 CAR near pink $900, four T’s for $2,600 more, but then the sole dud vowel of E (she thought the second word would be BEST). Naomi secondly tries a $1,400 pair of N’s, buys six A’s, but then repeats the E. Carla thirdly finds a $900 L, buys an I and three O’s, lights up an $1,100 pair of R’s, and buys the last vowel of U. Following three P’s and two M’s at $900 apiece (I was wrong thinking the first word’s CANADA)…

P A N A M A ‘ S
M O S T / P O P U L A R

…she’s won her first $5,750 and a $6K caravan.com tour where she could see PANAMA’S MOST POPULAR ATTRACTION.

SOLE DUD: E (Melissa; repeated by Naomi)

Naomi: $7,450/Carla: $11,750 cash & Panama/Melissa: $2,750


$3K Tossup: WAYD?

_ H O P _ _ N G
_ N _ I _ _

Well, it’s not Carla who flunks all the Tossups this time — it’s Melissa who blows the solve w/ CHOPPING ONION.

_ H O P _ _ N G
O N L I _ _

Naomi capitalizes w/ SHOPPING ONLINE.


She BANKRUPTs near $650 right out of the gate. Second for Carla are a $1,400 pair of T’s, an E, but then the LaT. Heading Melissa’s way third are a $600 R, two L’s for $1,300, an I and four O’s, then come a $900 S, an A, a $500 B, and a $1,400 K pairing. Board, Vanna…

I L L _ S T R A T E _
_ O O _ B O O _

…she solves ILLUSTRATED COOKBOOK for $3,950.


Naomi: $10,450/Carla: $11,750 cash & Panama/Melissa: $6,700



After Carla backloads a $700 S to start, it’s S-U time…

_ _ _ _ _ _ _
_ _ _ _ _ _ S

…w/ $1,700 being the consonant value. Said middle player later picks off the four P’s

P L _ _ _ _ L
P _ P P _ _ S

…and solves PLAYFUL PUPPIES for $10,900 worth of icing.

DUDS (during S-U; first three were part of a null cycle): D (Carla), T (Melissa), R (Naomi), N (Melissa), M (Naomi)

Naomi: $10,450/Carla: $22,650 cash & Panama/Melissa: $6,700

GT: $39,800
BANKRUPT TRASH (excluding WC): $3,150


$100K Bonus Round
Besides the Fiesta, Star Ford has also provided a red Explorer that could be won this week. Given Carla’s early mishaps, I’m not sure if she’s gonna pull this one off after she spins up the W.

Category: PEOPLE
1/5 of the answer to start…

_ _ _ N _
_ R _ _ _

PMGI guarantees at least a letter…

_ _ _ N G
_ R _ _ _

but nothing else, so this YOUNG CROWD will NOT be seeing her win…































…THE $100,000 — WE HAVE OUR FOURTH SUCH LOSS THIS SEASON. Hopefully that’s the fifth and final time we’ve seen either grand prize not won.

$5K SPIN ID: JN5279913

: 3

11 thoughts on “WoF Recap: May 4, 2015

  1. yohan sur May 5, 2015 / 12:46 am

    this episode wasn't terrible today, but another disaster this happened.(4th loss this season)

    I guess this puzzle is $32K, but not $32K…. and ouch.
    champ CDMO could've won.

    ep.rating : 4.5(maingame average, but still $100K loss is downhill)


  2. Antwan Rice-McKinley May 5, 2015 / 1:42 am

    This was disappointing. 4th $100K loss of season and 5th Grand Prize to be lost.

    My rating: 1 (A C and O and a Y would had done it)


  3. Andy Nguyen May 5, 2015 / 11:40 pm

    She DOES NOT need more time, you fucking cocksucking prick! 10 sec is all everybody gets in the Bonus Round! You are so DEAD MEAT to me, Michael, when I find out your IP address and have police arrest you and whatever11.


  4. whatever 111 May 5, 2015 / 11:51 pm

    This is AMERICA,you goddamn Jap. If there aint' one race of people I hate more than jews is japs. Go back to fucking Japan,rice paddy before I shove an atom bomb up your jap ass! We kicked your asses in WWII and we can damn sure do it now.


  5. Zack May 6, 2015 / 12:14 am

    Shut your fucking mouth!


  6. yohan sur May 6, 2015 / 12:27 am

    no, not technical won!, and why my name? i don't think technical won!


  7. Andy Nguyen May 6, 2015 / 12:31 am

    No whatever 111, you shut your fucking racist mouth! I will track you down and you and Michael are DEAD MEAT!


  8. yohan sur May 6, 2015 / 12:43 am

    andy, I don't like michael tylor, and I also never technical won in BR, IMO.
    and 'I'll declare this a technical win, as grand prize losses are unacceptable.' may 5,2015 at 8:23 am isn't my reply. because I didn't my blog. please consider my reply. anyway, I don't declare technical won in any wof BR.


  9. Andy Nguyen May 6, 2015 / 1:04 am

    Yeah, Michael used that name of yours just to grab our attention.


  10. yohan sur May 6, 2015 / 1:18 am

    please don't declare any Wof BR technical won!!!


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