EPISODE #6382: COLLEGE ROAD TRIP
$1K Tossup: COLLEGE LIFE
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Matthew’s rightly PLEDGING A FRATERNITY. Next three students go by these names…
Matthew Epstein: Brooklyn College Sr. majoring in P.E. who’ll be student-teaching next semester from Marine Parker, NY
Ryan Southwood: Bradley Univ. Sr. majoring in TV Arts from Peoria, IL
Saskia Kercy: Temple sophomore majoring in Economics & Global Studies who’s in an organization for Caribbean Awareness from Philadelphia
$2K Tossup: LIVING THINGS
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Ryan solves AMPHIBIANS & REPTILES.
FEATURED COLLETTE TRIP: Australia & Fiji
Tues./Thurs. Gift Tag: Gas cards
Round 1: SAME NAME
He insta-BANKRUPTs near TD. Second, Saskia calls up a $1,400 pair of S’s but runs into the other normal BANKRUPT, as does Matthew. Ryan tries again w/ a $650 T, a $1,300 pair of R’s, two E’s, and a single A, but that same BANKRUPT also gets him and takes away $1,450. After Saskia loses another turn w/ M, Matthew picks a $600 N and buys the other two non-U vowels…
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_ I S T
…he solves GROCERY & DEAN’S LIST and ties the other man for the early lead.
SOLE DUD: M (Saskia)
BANKRUPTS: 4 (Ryan 2x, one each by other players)
Mystery Round: PERSON
Saskia wastes a turn w/ the MDW’s right side. Second, Matthew puts in four T’s for $2,600, a $650 H, and six E’s before calling up five R’s while on the MW near $650. He turns down the $5K bailout to risk three grand…$$$. Following his buys of two O’s an A, he picks up the gas cards (Route 66 on the front) w/ three P’s, but makes the one critical dud purchase of I. Over to Ryan who says a $1,400 pair of S’s, but that same MDW BANKRUPT gets him too. Saskia BANKRUPTs again w/ the one near $650, so she and Ryan have three BANKRUPTs apiece. After Matthew buys that U…
R E P O R T E R / _ O R
T H E / S T U _ E _ T
_ E _ S P A P E R
…some REPORTER FOR THE STUDENT NEWSPAPER will be happy to hear that he’s solved for $14,500 cash & gas.
SOLE DUD: I (Matthew)
BANKRUPTS: 3 (Saskia 2x, Ryan)
Saskia: BAD LUCK/Matthew: $16,500 cash & gas/Ryan: $2K
Classic BR Puzzle (Sept. 27, 2007): THINGS
Ruth didn’t get much help w/ DHCA…
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…she lost $45K for not knowing GIGABYTES.
PP/Express Round: THING
Matthew strikes out on the spot w/ R while on the WC. Second, Ryan gets said cardboard piece w/ two T’s, three $600 L’s, four A’s, and an O, followed by $600 C and D singles, the other two non-U vowels, and a B while on the 1/2 CAR near $600. Board…
A / T O T A L L _
L A I D – B A C _ / _ I B E
…in addition to another $3,500, he’ll have A TOTALLY LAID-BACK VIBE at The Springs Resort & Spa in COSTA RICA worth $7,300.
INSTA-DUD: R (Matthew)
Saskia: BAD LUCK/Matthew: $16,500 cash & gas/Ryan: $12,800 cash & C.R.
$3K Tossup: FUN & GAMES
S _ O R T _ N G
_ V _ N _
Ryan’s now $700 off the lead w/ SPORTING EVENT.
Round 4: WAYD?
First from his mouth are two N’s and G at $600 a pop, the obvious I, a single E, but then L for loss. Second for Saskia are a $550 T, but it’s S-U time…
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…w/ an $1,800 FS. She next chooses the S, but flubs w/ COPYING NOTES. But she gets another shot after calling the M…
_ O M _ _ R I N G
N O T E S
….she’s COMPARING NOTES at the last second for her only $4,150 on the night.
SOLE DUD (before S-U): L (Ryan)
SOLE MISSOLVE: Saskia
Saskia: $4,150/Matthew: $16,500 cash & gas/Ryan: $15,800 cash & C.R.
BANKRUPT TRASH: $4,250
$100K Bonus Round
The first A of AMERICA’S calls out Matthew’s name.
I’ve got the second word already…
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DPCA only adds…
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…he names off every EXAM except the right one of BIOLOGY, and he loses $33K.
$5K SPIN ID: BL8329979
MY RATING: 6