WoF Recap: April 15, 2016

EPISODE #6395: AMERICA’S GAME

The College Road Trip set wraps up this latest week of extra episodes.

$1K Tossup: ON THE MAP

_ L _ X _ _ _ _ _ A
_ _ _ G _ N I A

Paul pinpoints ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA. These three aren’t wearing college sweatshirts, but here you go…

Paul Tucci: retail store mgr. from L.A. (orig. from Copaigue, NY)
Lindsey McKay: sales/marketing coord. for apparel co. and acts as princess at kids’ birthday parties (she also country line dances) from Corona, CA
Peter Ludden: HR worker who plays the guitar from Castaic, CA

It would be interesting if a Mary was on the panel in Lindsey’s place, and you’d get a pseudo modern day version of an old folk rock group from the ’60s.

$2K Tossup: PEOPLE

_ R _ T _ _ N _ L
T W _ _ S

Lindsey takes control w/ FRATERNAL TWINS.

TRIP WEDGE: American Cruise Lines’ River cruise
Tonight’s Gift Tag: Sierra Trading Post

Round 1: THING

Off she goes w/ a $500 N, two $650 R’s, two A’s, but then L for loss while on the GT. Second, Peter calls up three $700 T’s, two E’s, three I’s, a $650 S, but then C for crude. After Paul wastes a spin w/ the BANKRUPT near $650, Lindsey picks up the WC w/ F…

A _ T _ _ R A _ _ E _
F I R S T / E _ I T I _ N

…she solves AUTOGRAPHED FIRST EDITION for $2,050.

DUDS: L (Lindsey), C (Peter)
INSTA-BANKRUPT: Paul

Peter: $0/Paul: $1K/Lindsey: $4,050 WC

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Mystery Round: BEFORE & AFTER

Peter first rattles off a $1K S pair, two A’s, a $600 T, and three E’s; those are followed by five $700 R’s, the other non-U vowels, and three D’s while on the MW near $650. He takes the money for those letters…

D R _ – E R A S E
_ O A R D
O _ / D I R E _ T O R S

…and solves DRY-ERASE BOARD OF DIRECTORS for $7,100. Oh, and that MW was the BANKRUPT one.

PR

Peter: $7,100Paul: $1K/Lindsey: $4,050 WC

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PP/Express Round: WAYD?

Paul starts this crucial round w/ a $1,300 pair of N’s, five I’s, two obvious $600 G’s, two O’s, and three $650 T’s, after which he buys the other non-U vowels, lights up a $500 R, but then BANKRUPTs near TD to forfeit $3,950. Moving on to Lindsey who puts in a $600 M, a $3,500 F, a W courtesy of her WC, but then P for phooey. Peter’s next w/ a $600 Y, but then S for sorry. After Paul goofs w/ D, Lindsey picks up the GT w/ L, but painfully LaTs out…

G E T T I N G
A W A Y / F R O M
_ I _ L I I _ A T I O N

…and Peter will be GETTING AWAY FROM CIVILIZATION to the SECRETS Playa Mujeres in CANCUN worth $7K.

DUDS: P (Lindsey), S (Peter), D (Paul)
SOLE LaT: Lindsey
SOLE BANKRUPT: Paul

Peter: $14,700 cash & Cancun/Paul: $1K/Lindsey: $4,050

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$3K Tossup: LIVING THINGS

_ _ _ G O N _ L I _ S

Paul captures some DRAGONFLIES to x4 his current bank.

Round 4: SHOW BIZ

It’s all Paul — he picks a $600 R, two E’s, a $550 S, three A’s, two $650 T’s, and a $700 M…

S A T _ R _ A _
M A T _ _ E E

…he’s won another $2,650 towards buying some tickets for the SATURDAY MATINEE.

PR #2

Peter: $14,700 cash & Cancun/Paul: $6,650/Lindsey: $4,050

Round 5: AROUND THE HOUSE

Lindsey first says a $700 N, but then S for sorry. Peter secondly BANKRUPTs near $650. Paul thirdly chooses an $800 T, four E’s, and a $2,700 R trio but it’s S-U time…

_ E _ T _ E R
R E _ _ _ N E R

…w/ the three remaining consonants worth $6K each! He then puts up the twin L’s…

L E _ T _ E R
R E _ L _ N E R

…and takes another $15,250 from this LEATHER RECLINER for the comeback win.

SOLE DUD (before FS): S (Lindsey)
INSTA-BANKRUPT: Peter

FINAL SCORES
Peter: $14,700 cash & Cancun/Paul: $21,900/Lindsey: $4,050

GT: $40,650
BANKRUPT TRASH: $3,950

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$100K Bonus Round
Paul spins up the S of SPIN.

Category: WAYD?
Nothing but triple N’s to start this board…

_ _ _ _ _ N _
_ _ / _ _ _ N _ _ N

GDBI gives him pretty much the obvious…

_ _ I _ I N G
_ _ / _ _ I N I _ N

I’m VOICING MY OPINION on how this will end…he doesn’t have much of anything and is the latest $50K loser.

$5K SPIN ID: FM7354534

MY RATING: 6

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3 thoughts on “WoF Recap: April 15, 2016

  1. jpgenius April 15, 2016 / 10:06 pm

    Oh Paul, why’d you pick the obvious? At least you made a nice comeback.

    My rating: 7

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    • JP Genius April 16, 2016 / 5:42 pm

      If we just CAN’T get $100K to show up (except for Dec. 23), that’s the worst BR loss possible.

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