EPISODE #6315: WINTER BREAK
$1K Tossup: AROUND THE HOUSE
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Mandee solves A WREATH ON THE FRONT DOOR. Now let’s see if any of these people will get a big gift on their front door…
Mandee Poe: prevention and outreach specialist from San Luis Obispo, CA
Paul Morgan: works in a tech company and sometimes does stand-up comedy from Los Angeles, CA (originally from Seattle)
Rosalind Snyder: Sunday school teacher who’s retired from the housing commission and also writes poetry/fiction from Pasadena, MD
$2K Tossup: PERSON
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One example of a CELEBRITY CHEF is Guy Fieri, and Paul has solved it.
TONIGHT’S TRIP: Strater Hotel & Purgatory Resort in Durango
Round 1: SONG TITLE
He kicks off w/ three $700 S’s, four R’s for that MDW, three A’s, but then the BANKRUPT near $650 to wipe out $1,850 and his MDW. Second, Rosalind duds out w/ D. Third, Mandee spins up the LaT. As we start fresh again w/ Paul, he calls two H’s for the Colorado trip, a $600 V, four E’s, two $600 M’s, and three $700 T’s. Board, Vanna…
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…he solves “HAVE YOURSELF A MERRY LITTLE CHRISTMAS” for $4,650 and the trip worth $6,016.
SOLE DUD: D (Rosalind)
SOLE LaT: Mandee
SOLE BANKRUPT: Paul
Paul: $12,666 cash & CO/Rosalind: $0/Mandee: $1K
Holiday Greeting: Art
Mystery Round: BEFORE & AFTER
Rosalind’s next chance to score begins w/ two $650 T’s, two I’s, but then S for sorry while on the MW near $650. Second, Mandee runs into the LaT again. Third, Paul’s chosen two $500 R’s, two $700 H’s, two E’s, two C’s for that 1/2 CAR near the pink $600, two $500 N’s, and three L’s while on that same MW before taking the money for those (that was the 10 grand one, however). Following a $600 K…
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…he manages to RUN LIKE THE WIND-CHILL FACTOR for $7,750.
SOLE DUD: S (Rosalind)
SOLE LaT: Mandee
Paul: $20,416 cash & CO/Rosalind: ZIP/Mandee: $1K
HG #2: Licensing/clearance
PP/Express Round: PHRASE
It’s all Mandee — she picks a $550 S, four $500 T’s, four E’s and an I….
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…IT DOESN’T GET ANY BETTER for her to add $2,550 plus a trip to St. James’s Club MORGAN BAY in ST. LUCIA worth $7,150.
Paul: $20,416 cash & CO/Rosalind: ZILCH/Mandee: $10,700 cash & St. Lucia
$3K Tossup: THING
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Mandee solves HEART-SHAPED DIAMOND.
Round 4: CHARACTERS
Once again, it’s all Mandee — here’s a $600 S, a $500 D, an A, two E’s, two $500 N’s, a $700 T, two $500 H’s, two O’s, and two $500 R’s…
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…SCROOGE AND THE GRINCH were bad to Tiffani on Wednesday, but not Mandee as they give her another $4,050.
Paul: $20,416 cash & CO/Rosalind: NO LUCK/Mandee: $17,750 cash & St. Lucia
Round 5: WAYD?
Paul insta-BANKRUPTs next to $650. Second for Rosalind are a $500 G, but then the S-U signal…
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…and it’s a $1,600 FS. Paul puts up the twin M’s late in this round…
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…he won’t be SETTING MY ALARM CLOCK, but he will win this game w/ another $6,400.
DUDS (during S-U): P (Paul), H (Rosalind)
Paul: $26,816 cash & CO/Rosalind: $1K COAL/Mandee: $17,750 cash & St. Lucia
Yep, four unfortunate coal victims.
BANKRUPT TRASH (excl. MDW): $1,850
$100K Bonus Round
He’s all alone and spins up the I of AMERICA’S.
Vanna can only give him this much to start…
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MDBA is also of limited help…
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$5K SPIN ID: JM5964797
MY RATING: 6