EPISODE #6383: COLLEGE ROAD TRIP
$1K Tossup: COLLEGE LIFE
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Abby solves BUYING TEXTBOOKS. Meeting Wednesday’s classmates from left to right…
Abby Chapin: Univ. of TX Jr. studying Marketing who’s a Young Life leader in Austin
Matthew Velasquez: Temple sophomore majoring in tourism & hospitality mgmt. from Bethlehem, PA
Michelle Jacoby: Rowan Univ. Sr. & ES student-teacher from Hamilton, NJ
$2K Tossup: WAYD?
I _ _ _ O U D C I _ G
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I already did the honors of INTRODUCING MYSELF to you, and Abby has tripled up.
FEATURED SS: Zappos
Round 1: QUOTATION
She says an automatic dud of N while on the ticketmaster gift tag. Second, Matthew calls up a $1,400 pair of S’s, but then A for awful (and it’s the sole dud vowel of the board). Third, Michelle has chosen a $1,300 pair of T’s, a $700 H, two E’s, three $600 R’s, but then P for phooey. Back to Abby who fills in an $800 D, an I, three O’s, and a $600 L, but the MDW’s right side forces her to give back $900. Matthew then spins once for an $800 W…
T H E / W O R L D / I S
_ O _ R / O _ S T E R
…he says “THE WORLD IS YOUR OYSTER” for $1,950 when he could’ve gone for the Y’s.
DUDS: N (Abby), A (Matthew), P (Michelle)
SOLE BANKRUPT: Abby
Abby: $3K/Matthew: $1,950/Michelle: $0
Mystery Round: SAME NAME
It’s all Matthew — he picks a $1,400 pair of S’s, an A, three $650 R’s, two E’s, four O’s, and a $650 P…
S O R O R _ _ _ / &
O P E R A
_ O _ S E
…SORORITY & OPERA HOUSE is right for $3,250.
Abby: $3K/Matthew: $5,200/Michelle: ZIP
PP/Express Round: THINGS
Michelle insta-BANKRUPTs near $650. Second for Abby are a $1,300 pair of R’s, three E’s, a $500 T, an O, and three A’s, followed by H for the WC, two I’s to finish off the vowels, a $600 F, but then the LaT. Matthew next spins up a $900 N, but then the other MDW BANKRUPT. Michelle then just solves…
A _ A _ I N _ / _ I E _ S
O F / T H E / S E A
…she’ll have AMAZING VIEWS OF THE SEA at the Divi Carina Bay in ST. CROIX worth $6,028.
SOLE LaT: Abby
BANKRUPTS: 2 (other students)
Abby: $3K WC/Matthew: $5,200/Michelle: $6,028 St. Croix trip
$3K Tossup: OCCUPATION
_ H _ M I C _ L
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Abby sweeps ’em w/ CHEMICAL ENGINEER and technically ties the other girl.
Round 4: EVENT
Next from her mouth are a $700 S, but then F for flunk. Second for Matthew are a $900 N, two $650 R’s, two I’s and O’s, and three $550 T’s…
R _ _ I S T _ R I N _
T O / _ O T _
…we should REGISTERING TO VOTE this year, and he’s added another $3,250 to his total (two G’s left behind, unfortunately).
SOLE DUD: F (Abby)
Abby: $6K WC/Matthew: $8,450/Michelle: $6,028 cash St. Croix trip
Round 5: ON THE MAP
That man leads off w/ a $700 T, a $900 S, four A’s, but then a bad E buy. Michelle secondly takes a $600 L, but then a baddie of K while on TD. Abby then says a $600 N and the remaining vowels of I and O…
_ L A _ S T A _ _
A _ I _ O N A
..she pinpoints FLAGSTAFF, ARIZONA to take second place (but she should’ve gone for the F’s).
DUDS: E (Matthew), K (Michelle)
Abby: $7K WC/Matthew: $8,450/Michelle: $6,028 cash St. Croix trip
Speed-Up: SONG TITLE
$1,600 per consonant here. After Abby lights up the F’s to leave vowels remaining…
L _ F _ / _ N / T H _
F _ S T / L _ N _
…she IDs the Eagles’ “LIFE IN THE FAST LANE” for $8K and the win (and that band has called it quits this year following the death of Glen Frey).
DUDS (both by Michelle): R & B
Abby: $15K WC/Matthew: $8,450/Michelle: $6,028 cash St. Croix trip
BANKRUPT TRASH: $1,800
$100K Bonus Round:
The E in AMERICA’S is where Abby stops on.
I’ve got this already…
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MHDO and B…causes a GAME OVER, so she doesn’t WRAP IT UP w/ a $33K win.
$5K SPIN ID: RW1336474
MY RATING: 4