WoF Recap: February 2, 2017

EPISODE #6539: LEAVE WINTER BEHIND

$1K Tossup: SONG LYRICS

S _ _ / S _ M
_ U _ _ E _ _ _ M E

Brittany solves “SUM, SUM, SUMMERTIME”. Thursday’s threesome…

Brittany Carter: health researcher from West Linn, OR

Bob Stuhlsatz: personal finance and accounting college instructor from Derby, KS

Herlonda Hamilton: telecommunications co. worker from Tulsa

$2K Tossup: THING

E _ G _ A V E _
I _ _ _ _ A T _ O N

Bob solves ENGRAVED INVITATION.

Round 1: PHRASE

He wastes a turn w/ the BANKRUPT near big bucks. Second, Herlonda calls up a $600 S, two T’s for the WC, three I’s, three $600 N’s, but then A for awful. After Brittany misses w/ L, Bob puts up a $600 R, three O’s, and a $5K pair of P’s…

O P O R T _ N I T _
I S / _ N O _ _ I N _

OPPORTUNITY IS KNOCKING and he got it for $5,350.

DUDS: A (Herlonda), L (Brittany)
INSTANT BANKRUPT: Bob

Herlonda: WC/Brittany: $1K/Bob: $7,350

 

Mystery Round: BEFORE & AFTER

Herlonda strikes out on the spot w/ S. Brittany secondly LaTs out. Third, Bob picks up the Caribbean wedge w/ two N’s, four E’s, a $1,300 T pair, and an A before he says three R’s while on the MW near LaT and declining the gamble (good call; that’s the BANKRUPT one). After he buys two O’s, he thought he would choose another consonant, but it’s Herlonda who has the WC. Following a FP M, he comes up w/ two $800 D’s (again, he tries to pick another consonant after calling one), but then L for loss. After Herlonda misses again w/ H, Brittany puts up a C for the 1/2 CAR near $600 but LaTs out. Bob then pus up the $500 V and the other two vowels…

C O V E R E D
_ R I D _ E
T O U R N A M E N T

…he solves COVERED BRIDGE TOURNAMENT for $6,950 and the $6K trip to that Sea-U
Guest House in Barbados.

DUDS (first two by Herlonda, other one by Bob): S, H, L
LaTs: 2 (both by Brittany)

Herlonda: WC/Brittany: $1K/Bob: $20,300 cash & Barbados

 

 

PP/Express Round: WAYD?

All Brittany here — a $650 N, I, a $550 G, O, two FP A’s, two $900 T’s, and three E’s to clean out the vowels…

_ E A _ I N G / T O
T _ E / _ E A _ _

In addition to another $2,250, she’ll be HEADING TO THE BEACH near Grand Solmar Land’s End in CABO SAN LUCAS worth $7,300.

PR

Herlonda: WC/Brittany: $10,550 cash & CSL/Bob: $20,300 cash & Barbados

 

$3K Tossup: PERSON

_ E G U L A R
_ U S _ O _ E R

Bob wasn’t nearly acting like a REGULAR CUSTOMER at times, but he’s got another solve under his belt.

Speed-Up: RHYME TIME

The consonant payoff is $1,700. Three T’s are revealed by Ms. White…

S _ _ _ S _ T _
& / _ _ N N _ S _ T _

Brittany locates SARASOTA & MINNESOTA for $3,400.

FINAL SCORES
Herlonda: $1K GOOSEEGG/Brittany: $13,950 cash & CSL/Bob: $23,300 cash & Barbados

GT: $38,250
NO BANKRUPT TRASH

 

$100K Bonus Round
Bob lands on the I of SPIN.

Category: PHRASE
This trio of letters get him started…

_ _ T _ _ _ T
_ / _ _ R _

DGMO gives him…

_ _ T _ O _ T
_ / _ O R D

…he was literally WITHOUT A WORD, so he’s third $34K loser this week. And he talked with Vanna in the final chat instead of Pat.

$5K SPIN ID: LL9577767

MY RATING: 6

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2 thoughts on “WoF Recap: February 2, 2017

  1. genius2751 February 2, 2017 / 11:37 pm

    Bob, Bob, Bob…he had me in stitches tonight.

    My rating: 7

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  2. ant0824 February 3, 2017 / 1:00 am

    I smell a Cash Minimum of $34K sweep. Okay Show. but It was sure a downfall in the BR resulting in its 4th Straight BR losing week. (Needed a W and a D)

    My rating: 6
    9th Consecutive Show with Champions over $20K before the BR
    Made it over $200K This Week.

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