EPISODE #6475: COLLEGE WEEK
$1K Tossup: COLLEGE LIFE
C O _ R S E
_ U M _ E _
Irene’s the one to solve COURSE NUMBER. Last students to try and pass Wheel 101 this week…
Irene Cast: UC-Riverside sophomore majoring in U.S. History who plans on being an entertainment lawyer from Culver City
Ashley Jones: AZ State senior studying Sports Media who’s also a server/bartender and a media relations intern w/ the university’s athletic dept. from Phoenix
Brennan Traube: Towson sophomore studying Computer Science & marching band member from Abingdon, MD
$2K Tossup: FUN & GAMES
_ O _ V I N G / A
R I D _ L E
We’re you tempted to say SOLVING A PUZZLE early on? Thankfully, Ashley waited and was SOLVING A PUZZLE.
PRIZE WEDGE: creditcards.com
Round 1: EVENT
Her wheel spinning journey begins w/ $2,800 worth of four T’s, four I’s, two E’s and a $700 S. But after buying the other three vowels, the BANKRUPT near $650 cleans her out of $2,250. Second, Brennan calls up a $1,300 pair of N’s, two C’s for the WC, three $700 R’s, and a $550 M. Board…
I M _ O R T A N T
S C I E N T I _ I C
_ R E A _ T _ R O U _ _
…he comes up w/ an IMPORTANT SCIENTIFIC BREAKTHROUGH for $4,950.
SOLE BANKRUPT: Ashley
Ashley: $2K/Brennan: $4,950/Irene: $1K
Mystery Round: SAME NAME
Brennan opens w/ a $650 T, four $600 S’s, an A, two $650 N’s, and seven E’s, after which he spins up a $1,300 pair of R’s, a $1,500 M trio, a $1,300 pair of C’s, but then the MDW’s right side to throw away $7,950 and his WC. Going to Irene now w/ a $3,500 L, the two non-U vowels, and a $650 W…
C O M M E N C E M E N T
& / W I R E L E S S
S _ E A _ E R S
…she solves COMMENCEMENT & WIRELESS SPEAKERS for $3,650.
SOLE BANKRUPT: Brennan
Ashley: $2K/Brennan: $4,950/Irene: $4,650
PP/Express Round: PHRASE
Here goes Irene w/ the picking of two FP E’s, two $650 T’s, an A, three $800 H’s, and an I, after which come two S’s for the ticketmaster gift tag, three O’s to clean out the vowels, a $3,500 K, and a $1,300 pair of F’s. We have…
T H I S / _ _ A _ E / I S
O F F / T H E / H O O K
THIS PLACE IS OFF THE HOOK, Irene — the ARUBA Marriott Resort and Stellaris Casino worth $6,300; she’s also won $9,750 cash & GT.
Ashley: $2K/Brennan: $4,950/Irene: $20,700 cash & prizes
$3K Tossup: ON THE MAP
_ _ _ _ _ _ _ N A
S P A _ _
This was the final port of call on my most recent cruise, and Ashley solves BARCELONA, SPAIN.
Round 4: WAYD?
Next on her letter list are a $2,100 N trio, three I’s, the obvious $650 G, O, two E’s, a $600 L, a $650 S, but then the sole dud vowel of U. Brennan’s second in line w/ an $1,800 T trio, an A, but then D for dumb. Irene then SPINGLES for the $800 M…
_ A S T I N G
T I M E / O N L I N E
…I’m WASTING TIME ONLINE to report to you that she’s won a $200 bonus.
DUDS: U (Ashley), M (Brennan)
$1,500 per consonant to wrap up the week. The A is bought for free late…
A R _ _ L _
S O C K S
…Brennan dons a pair of ARGYLE SOCKS for the FS amount.
DUDS: T (Brennan), B (Brennan), N (Ashley), I (Irene), P (Brennan), M (Ashley)
Ashley: $5K/Brennan: $6,450/Irene: $21,700 cash & prizes
BANKRUPT TRASH (excl. WC): $10,200
$100K Bonus Round
Irene needs to take the S envelope of SPIN.
RSTLNE gives us…
_ _ _ _ N _
_ _ / _ _ E S
GCMI causes me to stick a fork in her…
_ _ _ I N G
M _ / _ _ E S
…she’s NOT gonna be PAYING MY DUES, nor her own w/ the $34K.
MY RATING: 6