WoF Recap: November 17, 2015

EPISODE #6287: GREAT OUTDOORS

$1K Tossup: ON THE MAP

_ _ _ / _ _ _ _ _ _ _ O
_ _ V _ R

David quickly solves THE COLORADO RIVER. These three are here to fish for some big winnings…

David Purves: receptionist for a baseball cage renting facility & comic book fan from NY (orig. from Philly)

Grace Castillo: former police officer who now works at an airport from Hilo, HI
Meredith Parker: HR specialist and Army National Guard Staff Sgt. from Colchester, VT

$2K Tossup: THING

T H E / M A G I C
F O _ M U _ _

David so far has THE MAGIC FORMULA to winning big.

OUTDOORS TRIP: Rocky Mountaineer Train Tour of Canada
Tues./Thurs. Gift Tag: Cabela’s

Round 1: BEFORE & AFTER

He kicks off w/ a $2,100 trio of N’s, two $550 R’s, a single A, but then D for dud. Second, Grace has the same result w/ M. Third, Meredith calls up three $700 T’s, two I’s, a FP dud of O, three $2,500 S’s, and five E’s to wipe out the vowels…

T E N N I S
R A _ _ E T
S T R I N _
_ _ E E S E

…she solves TENNIS RACKET STRING CHEESE for her first $9,100.

DUDS: D (David), M (Grace), O (Meredith)

Meredith: $9,100/David: $3K/Grace: $0

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Mystery Round: EVENT

Grace’s first call of M is no good. Second, Meredith BANKRUPTs near $650. Third, David picks a $650 T and an H while on the MW near that orange $650. Is the big money under there…no. Grace then plugs in a $1,300 pair of N’s, two D’s for the WC, two $600 L’s, and all five vowels. We now have…

_ A I L I N G
A _ O U N D
T H E / _ O _ L D

…she’s won her first $2,250 towards maybe SAILING AROUND THE WORLD.

SOLE DUD: M (Grace)
BANKRUPTS: 2 (other players)

Meredith: $9,100/David: $3K/Grace: $2,250 WC 

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PP/Express Round: LIVING THINGS

Current leader Meredith gets going w/ a $700 S, but then N for no. Second in David’s direction are four $900 R’s, an A, a $600 T, three $500 L’s, and three E’s, followed by a $1,200 pair of C’s, a $600 Y, but then a possible fatal dud of P. Grace then picks off a $550 F, three O’s, a $500 D, and a $650 H, then we see…

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

…in addition to another $1,450, she’ll see some BRIGHTLY COLORED CORAL REEFS at the IBEROSTAR COZUMEL worth $6,550.

DUDS: N (Meredith), P (David)

Meredith: $9,100/David: $3K/Grace: $10,250 cash & Mexico WC

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$3K Tossup: FOOD & DRINK

_ H O L E / W H E _ T
T O _ _ _

Grace takes a bite of some WHOLE WHEAT TOAST.

Round 4: WAYD?

There she goes w/ three $550 N’s, two $550 G’s, two obvious I’s, three $650 T’s, and two O’s, after which she says two $650 S’s, but then an unfortunate dud of V while on the big one. Meredith then puts up a $600 C, three A’s, two $550 L’s, and a $550 Z…

G A Z I N G / A T
C O N S T _ L L A T I O N S

…she’s GAZING AT CONSTELLATIONS for $1,950.

SOLE DUD: V (Grace)

Meredith: $11,050/David: $3K/Grace: $13,250 cash & Mexico WC

Speed-Up Round: PERSON 

$1,500 per consonant. Two T’s, and R, and two C’s in…

C _ _ _ _ T T _ _
C _ _ _ R _ _ _

Grace seals the deal w/ COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN.

FINAL SCORES
Meredith: $11,050/David: $3K/Grace: $16,250 cash & Mexico WC

GT: $30,300
BANKRUPT TRASH: $650

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$100K Bonus Round
The BW comes to a halt on the M of GAME at the last second.

Category: WAYD?
She needs some serious help in the top word…

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

DHCA and F adds besides the two H’s on the bottom…

_ A C _ _ _ _ N _
T H E / H _ _ S E

…since she wasn’t VACUUMING THE HOUSE when she needed to, we don’t pay her $33K.

$5K SPIN ID: CB4270787

EP. RATING
: 6

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4 thoughts on “WoF Recap: November 17, 2015

  1. PriceRight89 November 18, 2015 / 3:42 pm

    I hate how Wheel has two cycles for WAYD? in the Bonus Round. One where it doesn't appear for ten months and the other where it's there eight times in three weeks. Why not space it out a bit?

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  2. JP Mackey November 19, 2015 / 4:17 am

    Grace had a pretty good run, but she needed the M in the BR.

    My rating: 6

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  3. yohan sur November 20, 2015 / 1:35 am

    but if she called M, she still doesn't know since double U and V.

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