WoF Recap: October 23, 2015

EPISODE #6270: FALL FUN

$1K Tossup: FUN & GAMES

A _ _ _ _
P _ _ K _ _ G

Allison strikes first blood w/ APPLE PICKING. Last three players this week…

Allison Schmid: from Grover Beach, CA (orig. from upstate NY)
Jonathan Rosales: wedding DJ & aspiring writer/director from Van Nuys, CA (orig. from Chicago)
Amanda Cruse: C.T. Sewell ES counselor married to a policeman named Chad from Henderson (born & raised in Vegas)

$2K Tossup: LANDMARK

P _ _ / _ O _ _ B _ _ L
_ A _ L / _ _ / _ A M E

Amanda blows it w/ PRO SOFTBALL HALL OF FAME; I don’t think there’s such a place called that.

P _ _ / F O O _ B A _ L
_ A _ L / O F / F A M E

Allison triples w/ the PRO FOOTBALL HALL OF FAME.

TRIP WEDGE: Bernerhoff Inn Bed & Breakfast in New Hampshire

Round 1: WAYD?

She opens w/ a $600 N, an I, two obvious G’s for $1,600 more, three E’s, three $700 T’s, and two A’s, after which she picks three $600 S’s, three O’s, two $500 R’s, two U’s, and a $700 F before finally LOSING A TURN to leave $6,550 on the table. Moving on to Jonathan who puts up a W for the NH trip, a $500 M, a $900 Y, and a TD P (why that instead of the L’s, sir?)…

P U _ _ I N G / M Y
S W E A T E R S / O U T
O F / S T O R A G E

…he ain’t gonna be PULLING MY SWEATERS OUT OF STORAGE, but he’s won his first $4,400 and the NH trip worth $8,454.

SOLE LaT: Allison

Amanda: $0/Allison: $3K/Jonathan: $12,854 cash & NH

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Mystery Round: SAME NAME

Jonathan the lead-off man puts up three T’s while he’s on the MW near $650 and looks under there…$$$. Next on his list are an N for The Vermont Country Store gift tag, four A’s, two E’s, three $650 R’s, a $600 Y, three $800 P’s, a U, a $700 D…a $550 W…but then a MAJOR DUD of S to likely throw away $16,950 cash & GT. Amanda then SPINGLES for the $700 G…

T _ G A / A N D
T U P P E R W A R E
P A R T Y

…she solves TOGA AND TUPPERWARE PARTY for an extra $300. And lady, you could’ve just solved right after that mistake by Jonathan.

SOLE CRITICAL DUD: S (Jonathan)

Amanda: $1K/Allison: $3K/Jonathan: $12,854 cash & NH 

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PP/Express Round: PHRASE

Amanda’s first choices are a $1,200 T pair, two E’s, a V for the 1/2 CAR near the orange $900, four O’s, but then M for mistake. Allison then SPINGLES for the $500 R…

_ O _ ‘ R E / _ O _ _ _
T O / _ O V E / _ T

YOU’RE GOING TO LOVE IT, ma’am — it’s a trip to the Bahia Principe Hotels & Resorts in JAMAICA worth $7,053.

SOLE DUD: M (Amanda)
 
Amanda: $1K/Allison: $10,553 cash & Jamaica/Jonathan: $12,854 cash & NH

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$3K Tossup: FOOD & DRINK

_ _ _ / _ _ E A M
_ _ _ _

Jonathan takes a stab w/ ICE CREAM CONEno.

I C _ / _ _ E A M
_ _ K E

Allison sweeps the Tossups w/ ICE CREAM CAKE (I can’t remember the last time I had that kind of food).

Round 4: PEOPLE

She loses control right away w/ T. Second for Jonathan are triple N’s for $2,100, triple E’s, but then the S-U signal…

_ _ _ E _ _ _ _ N _
_ _ N _ / & / _ _ E E N

$1,800 is what we pay in the consonant department. He then calls up the twin G’s…

_ _ _ E _ _ _ _ N G
_ _ N G / & / _ _ E E N

…and solves HOMECOMING KING & QUEEN for $5,450.

SOLE DUD (before FS): T (Allison)

FINAL SCORES
Amanda: $1K/Allison: $13,553 cash & Jamaica/Jonathan: $18,304 cash & NH 

GT: $32,857
NO BANKRUPT TRASH!

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$100K Bonus Round
Jon’s envelope is the second A of AMERICA’S.

Category: THING
Some end letters to get this man started…

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

CHPO doesn’t sound good to us…

_ / H _ _ E
_ _ _ _ L E

…he obviously didn’t take A HUGE GAMBLE in the letter picking and should’ve went w/ BGHO to have won the $33K.

$5K SPIN ID: SM3451584

MY EP. RATING: 5

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3 thoughts on “WoF Recap: October 23, 2015

  1. Antwan Rice-McKinley October 24, 2015 / 2:30 am

    A Disappointing show overall: Big money left on Table, BR loss, Fatal late Dud and more.

    My rating: 3

    Weekly rating thanks to Sheri's Massive BR win: 7

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  2. JP Mackey October 24, 2015 / 2:00 pm

    Two spingles + a critical late dud + lots of money and hard work left on the table + a BR loss = An ug-LY episode!

    My rating: Another 5

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