WoF Recap: May 16, 2016

EPISODE #6416: GREAT AMERICAN CITIES – PHILADELPHIA

VTR: March 31 (second-to-last taping week)

$1K Tossup: PLACE

_ I _ _ / _ _
_ R _ _ _ E _ L _ / L _ V E

Jamie knows that Philly is the “CITY OF BROTHERLY LOVE”. Leading off the week…

Jamie Hendel: career mgmt. worker at the Wharton School at the Univ. of PA from Philly
Angela Dennis: MS teacher for a decade who got engaged in Philly from Brigantine, NJ
Corey Solomon: office mgr. for a union office from Philly

$2K Tossup: THING

A M _ R I _ _ N
H I S _ O _ _

Jamie has learned some AMERICAN HISTORY, at least right now.

FEATURED TRIP: Hard Rock Hotel San Diego w/ the UndercoverTourist.com credit
Gift Tag: Yankee Candle

Round 1: FUN & GAMES

She strikes out on the spot w/ N. Second, Angela calls up two $800 T’s, a $500 S, four E’s, five L’s for the CA trip and three A’s…

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

…she solves LITTLE LEAGUE BASEBALL for a total of $11,100 cash & trip (the trip’s worth $7K)

QUICK DUD: N (Jamie)

Corey: $0/Jamie: $3K/Angela: $11,100 cash & S.D.

 

Mystery Round: SAME LETTER

Angela, who had a nice R1, starts this one w/ a $1,200 pair of T’s, but then N for no while on the 1/2 CAR near $900. Second, Corey gets the SL Bonus of three $600 S’s, but no D’s. Third, Jamie wastes a spin w/ the BANKRUPT near $650. Angela’s second turn sees her getting the other normal one to lose the $1,200. Corey follows suit w/ three $650 R’s, two E’s, $600 B and W singles, two A’s, a $500 Y, but then the sole dud vowel of I. Jamie next spins up an M for the Yankee Candle gift tag, a $1,300 pair of H’s, but then the BANKRUPT near $3,500 to toss away $2,800 cash & candle. Angela then picks off the last consonant of a $550 K…

S M _ _ T H
S T R A W B E R R Y
S H A K E

…and drinks up a SMOOTH STRAWBERRY SHAKE.

AIRED DUDS: N (Angela), D (Corey), I (Corey)
AIRED BANKRUPTS: 3 (Jamie 2x, Angela)

Corey: NIL/Jamie: $3K/Angela: $12,100 cash & S.D.

 

 

PP/Express Round: PHRASE

Corey instantly LaTs out. Jamie secondly hops aboard the EXPRESS after calling three T’s.

Next Choices: five E’s…L…two S’s…three R’s…two Y’s…F…D…V (vowels remaining)

T R E _ T / Y _ _ R S E L F
Y _ _ / D E S E R V E / _ T

TREAT YOURSELF, YOU DESERVE IT, Jamie —  $13,750 plus a trip to the InterContinental San Juan in PUERTO RICO worth $9,450.

INSTA-LaT: Corey

Corey: NO LUCK/Jamie: $26,200 cash & P.R./Angela: $12,100 cash & S.D.

 

$3K Tossup: WAYD?

_ _ _ _ _ N G
M _ N E _

Jamie’s WINNING (some more) MONEY.

Round 4: RHYME TIME

First up are a $1,200 pair of N’s, three I’s, but then the LaT. Second, Angela strikes out w/ S. Third for Corey are a $1K pair of R’s, a $650 C, but then a bad E buy. After Jamie BANKRUPTs near TD to forfeit $950, Angela lights up a $550 T and a $500 M…

R I _ _ T _ N I
& / M _ C _ R _ N I

…she eats some RIGATONI & MACARONI for $1,050 and a new total of $13,150.

DUDS: S (Angela), E (Corey)
SOLE LaT: Jamie
SOLE BANKRUPT: Jamie

 

Speed-Up: EVENT

Pat has set the FS at $1,500. Midway in the round, Jamie takes three S’s, but goofs w/ BUSINESS OUTING. Angela next picks the B, but the buzzer beat her before she started saying the answer. Corey then lights up the M…

B _ S _ N _ S S
M _ _ T _ N _

…he gets BUSINESS MEETING for said FS amount.

DUDS: R (Corey), L (Angela), D (Corey)
SOLE DQ: Jamie’s missolve

FINAL SCORES
Corey: $1,500/Jamie: $29,200 cash & P.R./Angela: $13,150 cash & S.D.

GT: $43,850
BANKRUPT TRASH: $4,950 cash & candle

 

$100K Bonus Round
The latest SUV they’re offering is a Jeep Grand Cherokee 75th Annviersary Edition (it comes from the Jeff D’Ambrosio Auto Group instead of the Shaver Automotive Group). Jamie has landed on the C.

Category: WAYD?
Lead-offs…

_ _ _ _ N _
T _ E / R _ _ N _ S

BGMU gives her besides the obvious G…

M _ _ _ N G
T _ E / R _ U N _ S

…she’s MAKING THE ROUNDS for another $40K and a final total of $69,200 cash & P.R.!

$5K SPIN ID: JK1661937

MY RATING: 8

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2 thoughts on “WoF Recap: May 16, 2016

  1. ant0824 May 17, 2016 / 1:30 am

    A Great episode to start Philadelphia Week. Big Highlights was 2 women won in 5 digit total which also ended with a BR win giving Jamie another $40K and its 55th BR win.

    My rating: 8

    Like

  2. jpgenius May 17, 2016 / 10:18 pm

    I think the U helped Jamie seal her nice game!

    My rating: 8

    Like

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