WoF Recap: February 18, 2016


$1K Tossup: EVENT

_ _ O _ / P _ R T Y

April & Ed are here for a POOL PARTY. Playing on Vanna’s 59th birthday…

April & Ed Mitchell: he works for the technology team for West Fargo Public Schools; from Fargo, ND
Chris & Tiffany Jackson: he’s a senior sales adviser for a telecommunications co. while she’s a payroll specialist; from Easton, PA
Kaitlin & Matt Thompson: he’s in software sales; this couple married for a decade is from Redmond, WA

$5K SPIN ID: LC6075841

$2K Tossup: THING

_ N D _ _ I _ _ A L
E F _ _ R _

Chris takes his INDIVIDUAL EFFORT to solve this one.


The Jacksons lead off w/ a $5K pair of T’s, three E’s, three $600 R’s, and four I’s, followed by a $700 L, a $600 B, two A’s, a $550 N, two O’s to clean out the vowels, but then the BANKRUPT near $650 to toss away $7,650. Second, the Thompsons waste a turn w/ the other normal one. Third, the Mitchells call up a $2,100 F trio, but here comes the BANKRUPT near $650. The Jacksons then SPINGLE for an $800 P…

_ _ I E F
O P E R A T I N _
O F F I _ E R

…and solve TRIBAL CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER to double their money.

BANKRUPTS: 3 (everybody)

Mitchells: $1K/Jacksons: $4K/Thompsons: $0


Mystery Round: WAYD?

Up first for the Thompsons are two G’s for the WC, three I’s, two A’s, two $600 N’s, but then D for dud. The Mitchells secondly spin up three $700 S’s, two E’s, a K for the TravelSmith gift tag, the other two vowels, and a $1,400 pair of L’s. Board…

A S K I N G / A L L
_ _ E / _ I G _ _
_ U E S _ I O N S

…we’re ASKING ALL THE RIGHT QUESTIONS and these two have solved for $4,250 cash & GT.

SOLE DUD: D (Thompsons)

Mitchells: $5,250 cash & GT/Jacksons: $4K/Thompsons: NIL


PP/Express Round: PLACES

Our current leaders uncover an $800 S, buy two O’s, FP and E, but then BANKRUPT near $650 to lose the $550 remainder. Second for the Jacksons are $500 F and R singles, an I, but the D fails a team again. The Thompsons are third in line w/ a $650 T, three A’s to clean out the vowels, three L’s, and two C’s (all worth $600 a pop)…

_ A _ I C A L
_ O R T S / O F / C A L L

…they’ve won their first $3,400 and will visit the MAGICAL PORTS OF CALL on their Disney Fantasy cruise to the CARIBBEAN worth $11,773.

DUDS: E (Mitchells), D (Jacksons)

Mitchells: $5,250 cash & GT/Jacksons: $4K/Thompsons: $15,173 cash & cruise WC


$3K Tossup: PERSON

L _ _ E N _ A _ Y
_ _ _ D _ R

The Mitchells solve LEGENDARY LEADER.

Round 4: PHRASE

Next on their list are a $1K pair of S’s, three I’s, two $800 T’s, but it’s S-U time…

T I _ _ / I S
_ _ _ _ I _ _ / S _ _ _ T

…w/ a $6K FS! One M and two R’s later…

T I M _ / I S
R _ _ _ I _ _ / S _ _ R T

TIME IS RUNNING SHORT and the Jacksons pulled off the upset win w/ another $12K.

Mitchells: $5,250 cash & GT/Jacksons: $16K/Thompsons: $15,173 cash & cruise

GT: $36,423


$100K Bonus Round
Tiffany Jackson has landed on the N of WIN.

Category: PHRASE
For starters…

_ _ _ E _
T _ E / _ _ _

MDBI only adds…

_ _ _ E D
T _ E / _ _ _

…they’ve PAVED THE WAY to NOWHERE, so no $45K for them.



One thought on “WoF Recap: February 18, 2016

  1. JP Genius February 19, 2016 / 5:43 am

    Despite their unnecessary spingle and the BR loss, good comeback by the Jacksons.

    My rating: 6


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