WoF Recap: November 1, 2016


$1K Tossup: THING

_ _ _ L
_ _ _ L _ _ _ H _ P

Lindsy has earned a FULL SCHOLARSHIP, as do everybody else…

Lindsy Creamer: UT-Dallas sr. majoring in Finance who works at a Tex-Mex restaurant from Dallas

Amber Applewhite: Michigan St. jr. majoring in Comparative Cultures & Politics from Grand Rapids

Dylan Sacenti: Pepperdine student majoring in Chemistry & Pre-Med who’s a part of a group called Colleges Against Cancer from Vegas

$2K Tossup: PERSON

C H _ M I S T _ Y
_ U T _ _

Amber blanks out, allowing Dylan to solve CHEMISTRY TUTOR.

PRIZE WEDGE (sponsored by “STAR TREK: BEYOND”): Blu-Ray copy of the movie + $6K
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Dylan starts us off w/ $2,400 worth of four R’s, two E’s, but then the MDW’s right side to lose $2,150. Second, Lindsy calls up a $650 T, an I, a $650 S, two O’s, a FP A, and three L’s for that WC

L E _ T _ R E
_ A L L
O _ / _ I R R O R S

…she gets out of a LECTURE HALL OF MIRRORS for $2,300 and $3,300 overall.



Mystery Round: PLACE

All Lindsy here — she picks two S’s for the 1/2 CAR near $600, three A’s, a $900 R, four E’s, three T’s for that MDW, three $800 H’s, and three O’s.

A _ _ / T H E / _ A _
O _ / T H E / O T H E R
S _ _ E / O _
_ A _ _ _ S

She finds herself ALL THE WAY ON THE OTHER SIDE OF CAMPUS for $3,550 more.


Amber: $0/Dylan: $2K/Lindsy: $6,850 MDW WC 1/2 CAR


PP/Express Round: WAYD?

Amber leads off w/ a $1,200 pair of D’s, an A, two $900 Y’s, and three E’s, followed by an $1,100 pair of N’s, two $3,500 H’s, two $650 T’s, an I, and an L while on EXPRESS but she oddly declines (why?). Next are a $700 S and the last vowel of two O’s before we show you…

S _ E N D I N _
T H E / D A Y
_ Y / T H E / _ O O L

…she’s won her first $13,100 and will be SPENDING THE DAY BY THE POOL at the Divi Southwinds in BARBADOS worth $6K.

PR #2

Amber: $19,100 cash & trip/Dylan: $2K/Lindsy: $6,850 MDW WC


$3K Tossup: EVENT

_ _ _ _ H / W I _ _
M _ / R O O M _ _ T E

I never had LUNCH WITH MY ROOMMATE in my college days, but Lindsy’s solved it.

Round 4: PHRASE (w/ a ? at the end)

Here she goes w/ two $500 S’s, two I’s, but then T for trap. The same result goes for Amber’s D request. Dylan’s next w/ a $1K pair of R’s, two E’s, but then LaT. Lindsy then puts up a $1,300 pair of N’s, and we have…

_ _ E N / I S
S _ R I N _ / _ R E _ _ ?

She asks “WHEN IS SPRING BREAK?” for $2,050, putting her at $11,900.

DUDS: T (Lindsy), D (Amber)
SOLE LaT: Dylan

Speed-Up: FOOD & DRINK

$1,600’s the consonant value. The M is exposed late in this round…

_ A R A M _ L
S _ N D A E

Lindsy has a $4,800 CARAMEL SUNDAE.

DUDS (both by Dylan): T & Y

Amber: $19,100 cash & trip/Dylan: $2K/Lindsy: $16,700

GT: $37,800


$100K Bonus Round
Amber lands on the first A of AMERICA’S.

Category: PHRASE
Let’s get this biggie started…

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

DHCO won’t add too much more…

_ N _ E _ T _ _ L E
C O _ _ _ N _ T _ O N

…she loses; taking the UNBEATABLE COMBINATION of the first four letters would’ve won her the $40K.



2 thoughts on “WoF Recap: November 1, 2016

  1. jpgenius November 1, 2016 / 11:46 pm

    Another one of those episodes (ex. Milan/Jenn, Ryan/Gail, Melanie/Ryan, etc.).

    My rating: 6


  2. ant0824 November 2, 2016 / 11:16 am

    Sometimes you win the BR, sometimes you lose the BR. Okay show with 2 contestants over $16K and a BR loss.

    My rating: 6


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