WoF Recap: December 28, 2015

EPISODE #6316: AMERICA’S GAME

We are finally gonna learn if the rumors of a possible fourth $1M winner are true, since this is the sixth episode of “Weekend Getaways”. Also, this is the last time that you get to see the orange $800 and pink $900.

$1K Tossup: PROPER NAME

_ _ I _
_ _ _ _ T _ O _ G

This is a famous astronaut, but Sarah doesn’t know it. 

N _ I L
_ _ _ S T _ O _ G

Laronda IDs NEIL ARMSTRONG. Meeting them now…

Laronda Anderson: billing supervisor for an organization supporting children from Wyncote, PA
Sarah Schultz: owner of a women’s golf apparel co. from Livingston, NJ
Troy Roe: member of an international music outreach program from L.A. (orig. from Bay City, MI)

$2K Tossup: FOOD & DRINK

G A R L _ _
A N _ / O _ _ O _ S

Sarah scores this time w/ some GARLIC AND ONIONS.

TONIGHT’S TRIP: caravan.com Canada tour
Mon./Wed./Fri. Gift Tag: eBags

Round 1: SONG & ARTIST

She gets started w/ three $900 T’s, four E’s, a $500 H, three $700 N’s, but then A for awful. Second, Troy spins up an $800 R, four I’s, two $550 M’s, but then the BANKRUPT near TD to lose $1,650. Third, Laronda calls up a $550 B, four S’s for the Canada tour, three O’s to clean out the vowels, and two $700 L’s. We have…

T I M E / I S / O N
M _ / S I _ E / B _
T H E / R O L L I N _
S T O N E S

…her solving “TIME IS ON MY SIDE” BY THE ROLLING STONES for $9,700 cash & tour.

SOLE DUD: A (Sarah)
SOLE BANKRUPT: Troy

Troy: $0/Laronda: $10,700 cash & tour/Sarah: $2K

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Mystery Round: BEFORE & AFTER

Troy first has a run-in w/ the other normal BANKRUPT. Laronda secondly has the same fate w/ the one near TD. Third, Sarah comes up w/ two $600 T’s, but then S for sorry. Troy’s second turn goes by the wayside w/ a dud of H while he’s on the 1/2 CAR near the pink $900. Laronda follows suit w/ an N for the other 1/2 CAR, an $800 R, buys of I and three E’s, but then Troy’s latest BANKRUPT to hand over the plate and 8 Benjamins. Sarah then retrieves the WC w/ two L’s, and the 1/2 CAR Troy didn’t get w/ an F…

T E E N
_ _ L F
_ L I T _ E R

…she solves “TEEN WOLF BLITZER” for $2,700.

DUDS: S (Sarah), H (Troy)
BANKRUPTS: 3 (Laronda 2x, Troy)

Troy: ZIPPO/Laronda: $10,700 cash & tour/Sarah: $4,700 WC

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PP/Express Round: PHRASE

This round’s all Laronda — she picks three and an H at $700 apiece, two I’s and A’s, a $500 M, a $550 G, an $800 N, and the remaining vowels that isn’t a U, and two $600 F’s…

I ‘ M / T A _ I N G
T H A T / _ E E _ / O F F

…I may have to call for an investigation on whoever let out those FALSE $1M rumors, but she replies “I’M TAKING THAT WEEK OFF” for $4,850 and a trip to the Divi Dutch Village in ARUBA worth $6,069.

PR

Troy: ZILCH/Laronda: $21,619 cash & tour/Sarah: $4,700 WC

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$3K Tossup: PERSON

_ _ _ I Q _ E
_ O _ _ _ _ _ _ R

Sarah blanks out for the second time tonight.

_ _ T I Q _ E
_ O _ L E C _ O R

Troy doesn’t do any better w/ a bad response of BOUTIQUE COLLECTOR.

_ N T I Q _ E
_ O _ L E C _ O R

Laronda solves ANTIQUE COLLECTOR.

Round 4: THING

First up are two $600 T’s, but then the LaT. Going down Sarah’s road second are an $800 N, two $700 G’s, an I, but the S fails her again. Third for Troy are an $800 R, two E’s, but then the LaT. After Laronda’s dud of L, Sarah puts in two $700 C’s…

E _ E – C _ T C _ I N G
_ _ _ T _ G R _ _ _ _

…and solves EYE-CATCHING PHOTOGRAPHY for another $3,350.

DUDS: S (Sarah), L (Laronda)
LaTs: 2 (Laronda & Troy)

Troy: NO LUCK/Laronda: $21,619 cash & tour/Sarah: $8,050 WC

Speed-Up: LIVING THINGS

$1,500 per consonant. After a P appears in the bottom word…

_ _ _ _ S / A N D
T A D P _ L _ S

Sarah catches some FROGS AND TADPOLES for $7,500.

FINAL SCORES
Troy: $1K GOOSEEGG/Laronda: $21,619 cash & tour/Sarah: $15,550

GT: $38,169
BANKRUPT TRASH (minus plate): $2,450

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$100K Bonus Round
Laronda takes that BW to the ***.

Category: THING
I think I’ve got this already…

_ _ S T
_ _ / _ _ R

HMCA adds just the vowel…

_ _ S T
_ _ / A _ R

…she never gets the top word, so the keys to the Beetle Convertible are blown away by a GUST OF AIR.

$5K SPIN ID
: JH4211605

MY RATING: 6

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2 thoughts on “WoF Recap: December 28, 2015

  1. JP Mackey December 29, 2015 / 4:04 am

    For shame – no MDW pickup tonight. But this was a decent episode anyway.

    My rating: 7

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  2. legoguys December 31, 2015 / 5:14 pm

    I was at that episode for the taping. I was very impressed by Laronda's performance. I still feel sorry for Troy, who only won one thousand dollars. I would rate this episode a 6 because it was just an average episode.

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