WoF Recap: March 2, 2016

Upon further review, Jim says the MINI Cooper this week is the S Countryman and NOT the S 4dr Hardtop.

EPISODE #6363: WISH YOU WERE HERE!

$1K Tossup: PHRASE

T _ I N K _ _ G / _ F
_ _ _

Myra might be writing a postcard w/ the words “THINKING OF YOU”, or maybe one of these opponents…

Myra Wong: clinical lab scientist (whose mom comes from a family of 12 from L.A.
Lisa Baranovic: has an aunt named Joanne who recently went into hospice from Parma, OH
David Williams: HIV program mgr. and cake baker from Bowie, MD

$2K Tossup: PERSON

_ _ _ _ H D _ Y
B O Y

I’m about to be the BIRTHDAY BOY in just over a month from now, and Myra has tripled up.

FEATURED TRIP: Costa Rica’s Si Como No

Round 1: BEFORE & AFTER

She gets the bedandbreakfast.com gift tag right away w/ four T’s, calls up a $500 S, but then buys A for awful. Second, Lisa LaTs out. Third, David puts up an $800 N, but repeats the A. Myra’s second turn sees her getting the WC w/ two R’s, an E, three O’s, but then P for phooey. Lisa follows w/ a $1,300 pair of H’s, a $500 F, and a $1K pair of G’s…

F O R T
_ O R T H
_ T S / _ E _ G H T
_ N / G O _ _

…she solves FORT WORTH ITS WEIGHT IN GOLD for $2,800.

DUDS (both by Myra): A, P
SOLE LaT: Lisa
SOLE DQ: David’s A repeat

Lisa: $2,800/David: $0/Myra: $3K WC

 

Mystery Round: PLACE

First up for Lisa are a $1,400 pair of N’s, but then her second LaT of the game. Second, David puts up an $800 S, buys three E’s, but he too LaTs out. Third, Myra‘s forced to give up the WC to the BANKRUPT near TD. Lisa‘s next moves are a $2,100 T trio, triple A’s, but then the other normal BANKRUPT to lose $3,250. David then digs up a $650 D, two I’s, a $2,400 R quartet and the other two vowels. Board…

_ A _ O R I T E
N E I _ _ _ O R _ O O D
R E S T A U R A N T

…I don’t have a FAVORITE NEIGHBORHOOD RESTAURANT, but he’s on the board w/ $2,850 (could’ve gone for the twin H’s).

LaTs: 2 (Lisa and David)
BANKRUPTS: 2 (ladies)

Lisa: $2,800/David: $2,850/Myra: $3K

 

PP/Express Round: WAYD?

The man in the middle leads of w/ a $3,600 N quartet, three I’s, a $650 G, an $800 S, and an A. But after the FP of three E’s is the BANKRUPT near $650 to give up $4,550. Myra secondly spins up a $650 R, the last vowel of O, a $900 W, but then the MDW’s right side to hand over $1,300. Lisa then puts up a $650 V, but goofs w/ the L. David then takes a stab at this…

W E ‘ R E / S _ O _ _ I N G
I N / V I E N N A

…we’re both wrong w/ WE’RE SHOPPING IN VIENNA. Myra then FPs that dud of H and BANKRUPTs near TD. After Lisa craps out w/ C, David SPINGLES for the $600 T…

W E ‘ R E / S T O _ _ I N G
I N / V I E N N A

…he says “WE’RE STOPPING IN VIENNA” for an Emerald Waterways EUROPEAN CRUISE worth $9,300.

DUDS: H (Myra), C (Lisa)
BANKRUPTS: 3 (Myra 2x, David)
SOLE DQ: David’s one letter-missolve

Lisa: $2,800/David: $12,750 cash & Europe/Myra: $3K

 

$3K Tossup: IN THE KITCHEN

_ _ _ E
C _ _ K _ R

Myra doesn’t complete the Tossup sweep w/ a blank, and David gets RICE COOKER.

Speed-Up: FUN & GAMES

$1,600 per consonant here. Midway through, David picks off the triple L’s, but flubs w/ BUILDING A COLLECTION. Two D’s later…

_ _ _ L D _ N G / _
D _ L L _ _ _ _ _

Myra’sBUILDING A DOLLHOUSE for $4,800.

SOLE DUD: R (Lisa)
THIRD AND FINAL DQ: David’s missolve

FINAL SCORES
Lisa: $2,800/David: $15,750 cash & Europe/Myra: $7,800

GT: $26,350
BANKRUPT TRASH (WC not factored): $9,100

 

$100K Bonus Round
David’s landed on the ‘.

Category: THING
Opening layout…

_ _ _ E _ T
_ _ T L _ _ _

CDHA only adds the vowel…

_ _ _ E A T
_ _ T L _ _ _

…there won’t be an UPBEAT OUTLOOK of him winning $45K.

$5K SPIN ID: LM8863972

MY RATING: yet another 5

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2 thoughts on “WoF Recap: March 2, 2016

  1. JP Genius March 3, 2016 / 4:01 am

    This episode was quite the sloppy one.

    My rating: 5

    Like

  2. ant0824 March 3, 2016 / 5:43 am

    This episode is alright. But needed a P to have a a shot at it.

    My rating: 5

    Like

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