WoF Quickcap: 5/31/2022

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One of them could go to SOMEWHERE OFF THE GRID
Ellenor McCoy, an executive admin. assistant in the insurance business married to Renaldo for 20 yrs. w/ a blended family of five kids and three grandkids (and she’s a competitive fisher w/ her hubby) from Anaheim
Chris Wetzel, a firefighter for the Lafayette Fire Department Station #2 married to Erica for almost five years w/ two kids from Frederick, CO
Charlotte Capan, a lady who has had a team building event business for 18 yrs. in the Bay Area and married for three months from San Rafael, CA (orig. from MN; her parents are huge WHEEL watchers and watch from that state)

Final Scores: Charlotte: $12,600/Ellenor: $5,950/Chris: $11,800 cash & P.R.

The reason why Charlotte’s total isn’t highlighted in red even though it’s $10 shy of being the lowest-winning score this season is because it’s an all-cash total (thanks to her sweeping the Triple-Tossups).

GT: $30,350
Tonight’s Bankrupt Trash: $700 + WC + MDW

Scary moments

-We almost had a TRIPLE STUMPER right off the bat in the first toss-up, and I knew right there that we were gonna be in for a very long night.

-In R1, Chris painfully LaTs out to squander away $3,300.

-Too many penalties in R2 which cost Charlotte the $10K MW win.

-In R3, Ellenor questionably calls a singular S on TD instead of the triple C’s…although that doesn’t matter because…

A _ T _ E N T I _
_ A _ I _ _ E A N
_ _ I S I N E

She says a CRITICAL DUD of L for losing $6,700 plus PP trip so we got a $0 prize puzzle win as a result.

-We had an intact NULL CYCLE during S-U, and one of two missolves ended up costing Chris the game.

I don’t like these chances after another miserable game: PEOPLE/PLACE/THING

I figured she’d pick that.

$100K Bonus Round: Charlotte will not be driving to A FAMOUS HOUSE in the Ford Bronco Sport.

ant0824’s Rating: 3

Adam’s Rating: 5 (depressingly average)

Skipps’ Rating: 3 (F) (Triple-TU sweep was the sole plus-up; had it been last season, I would’ve gave it a 1 assuming Chris missed the BR)

My Rating: 3 (F)


25 Words or Less BEST/WORST Moments of Season 3

57 $10,000 Winners of the Season totaling $570,000
Melissa Peterman & Amber Stevens dominated the Game which resulted in New Champions or Repeating Champs
Best Team: Jimmy Lee & Marianne who won Over $50K in Cash & Prizes

5/27 was indeed the Worst Episode of the Season due to Incomplete rounds & BR Loss
6 Skunkings This Season
118 BR Losses (Most Ran out of Time & Some said the Word on the Screen) (Most ended up with Vacations)

Hopefully we get a Season 4

FINAL 25 Words or Less Season 3 Stats

Approx. Total in Cash & Prizes for this Week (not incl. Superfan prizes): $1K

Approx. Total in Cash & Prizes for the Season (not incl. Superfan prizes): $687K

BR Win Record: 57-118 (.325)

Bonus Round Stats

PBRWs: 0
4-1 Weeks: 2
3-2 Weeks: 8
2-3 Weeks: 6
1-4 Weeks: 13
SKUNKINGS: 6 (Wk. 3, Wk. 9, Wk. 13, Wk. 14*, Wk. 20, Wk. 34, Wk. 36**) (*- Even though there was no episode on Friday of that week, this still counts as a skunked week since it meets the minimum three-episode requirement; **- Wk. 36 was only one ep. long, so it’s not really a skunking)

My Weekly Rating (by default): 5 (D)

My Season Rating: 6 (D+)

Season 3 BEST/WORST Moments from @ant0824 to come.

J! Quickcap: 5/31/2022

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Challengers wrapping up May
-Carissa Faroughi, an architect from Falls Church, VA
-Kenny Liew, a software engineer orig. from L.A.

Playing a game of Lucky 13: Ryan Long (12-day $226,300)

Pre-FJ! Scores: Ryan: $28,400 (LOCK)/Kenny: $6,800/Carissa: $4,200 (Combined: $39,400)

Correct/Incorrect: 47/6
Rebounds/Rebound Attempts: 0/2

Unplayed Clues ($ left on the board): 0 ($0)

Coryat Score: $37,600 (-$1,400 vs. yesterday)
Lach Trash: $11,000 from 13 triple stumpers (+$1,200 and +4 TS’s vs. yesterday)
Coryat lost to incorrect responses (less double-correct responses): $5,400 (+$200 vs. yesterday)

Daily Double Correct Answers: 3

Final Jeopardy! Correct Answers: 1 (and a big fat gooseegg for FJ! sweeps)

Winner: Ryan ($26,400 (13-day $252,700))

Ryan is now 13th in regular-play winnings ahead of Jonathan Fisherbut I also hate to inform you that this is the second time this season (joining December) that we’ve gone an entire month without a 3-for-3 FJ! sweep, and we have not had one since 4/8 (but we did have some 2-for-2 and 1-for-1 sweeps from gooseegg victims not qualifying for FJ! during this period, one of which occurred during early this month). Even w/ Ryan’s run and the conclusion of Mattea’s, this was another tough month for this show.

My Rating: 7 (C-) (rough first half, but Ryan’s dominant performance after that made up for it)

ant0824’s Rating: TBA

Ismael’s Rating: 7 (C-)

Adam’s Rating: TBA

Big Fat Gooseegg
Sure is hard getting a triple-get in FJ!, isn’t it?

TPiR Quickcap: 5/31/2022


First Four: Regina Misher, Scott Cooper, Curtis Anderson & Emily Seagondollar
Switch: Emily ($2,299) Switches to a Win and Yes She Did (GT: $15,707)

Followed By: Genevieve Ispas
Spelling Bee: Genevieve ($2,800) Suffers its Worst Ever TOTAL TRAINWRECK PLAYING (Automatic ZONK Contestant of the Week Nominee)

Up Next: Susan Aldama
Shopping Spree: Scott ($1,024) Finishes a Successful Spree (GT: $8,733)

SCSD #1 Winner: Emily

Coming on in: Robert Beeks
Squeeze Play: Curtis ($920) Gets Squeezed Out of the Game

Coming Up Next: Ysabelle Sadsad
Grocery Game: Ysabelle ($1,815) Completes her Grocery Shopping in a Win (GT: $8,698)

Arriving on down Last: Bryan Smaller
Card Game: Bryan ($1,100 + $500 Bonus) Folds to a Car Wipeout via Going Over

Kicked out of Show: Regina

SCSD #2 Winner: Bryan (Via Spin-Off)

Showcase Winner: Emily ($50,972)

My rating: 6 (Bright Side: Scott, Drew, Devin & Rachel did a High-stepping Improv even though a WIPEOUT in Spelling Bee)

Skipps’ Rating: 6 (D+) (Spelling Bee trainwreck, aside)

Adam’s Rating: TBA

Ismael’s Rating: 5 (D-) (Brutal Playing of Spelling Bee and I thought Emily was gonna go over)

You Reeked Spelling Bee

Boot to Gooseeggs and FFBC Victims
Regina, Your Bids didn’t do you Good.

LMaD Quickcap: 5/31/2022

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Perfect Deals: 4 (Perfect Playing of Tic-Tac Deal helped)

Car Wins?: No

Zonk Victims: Andrea
Zonk Survivors: Marilyn, Amy, Shana

Big Deal revealed by descending door numbers (Shana – Gives back L.R. incl. bar cart & Apple Home Pod speaker + $2.5K):
SD (#2): Media rm. incl. framed 65″ UHDTV, chaise lounge chairs, hot dog steamer & tivoli audio speaker- M.O.
MD (#3): Trip to The Sands
BD (#1): Nissan Kicks

Perfect Deals Now: 3 (PD trades will be highlighted in orange regardless of BD outcome)

Aired QDs:
Karly: Postcard ($500)- $
Christopher: Knew Ray Parker, Jr. as the “Ghostbusters” singer & Ivan Reitman directed the original movie (J)($400)- $

My Rating: 7

Skipps’ Rating: 7 (C-)

Ismael’s Rating: 6 (D+)

Adam’s Rating: TBA

25 Words Quickcap: 5/31/2022 — 3RD S.F.


Final Challengers w/ Melissa Peterman: Shakera & Ambrosia (cousins-in-law)
Current champions w/ Chris Spencer: Aaron & Kenneth (coworkers) – Won Roku TV

Turn #1 answers: ORBIT, HELLO, LOIS, PHARMACIST & EVIL; Bid: 13 (Melissa)- Unable to Get ORBIT
Turn #2 answers (Shakera v. Aaron): FREE, KANYE, THICK, EVE & CONTACTS; Bid: 15 (Aaron)- Overtalk on FREE

Final Superfan of the Day: Sara (FOX 23- has Twin Sister); CP if BR isn’t won: Lobster Gram

Turn #3 answers: VEIL, REPORT CARD, QUARTER, CREDIT & TEXAS; Bid: 14 (Ambrosia)- Completes the Round (Challengers 500, Champs 250)

Round 2: Green Answers (Easy 250) – Yellow Answers (Medium 500) or Red Answers (Most Difficult 1000)
(Melissa), (Chris)
Green Words: WHERE(Chris), ACORN(Chris), ABRACADABRA(Chris), HOWL(Melissa), ELEVEN
Yellow Words: POLKA(Melissa), COLANDER(Melissa), SPELL(Melissa), WOODEN, CONTAGIOUS(Chris)

Up For Grabs: Challengers for 2750; Champs for 2250

Champs: Men Sweeps the Round (2250+1000) = 3500
Challengers (Women Need All 5): Melissa Falls on HERD IMMUNITY (Women goes home with Tommy Bahama)

Money Round: Aaron Did Poorly in the BR only getting 5 right and the Season Really Ended on 5/25 – They Get a Trip to the Allegrato (2-day Prizes So Far)

My Rating: 6

Skipps’ Rating: 5 (D)

WoF Quickcap: 🪖MEMORIAL DAY ’22🪖

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Last theme wk.: 🎣Gone Fishin’🎣 (Next week will end the season w/ AG Week for the first time since S30)

Late change, but beginning this week and for next season, emojis will be included around the theme of the week (if any) or individual set during AG weeks similar to Andynwof.

First three trying to catch some FRESHWATER FISH
Jenny Vazquez-Newsum, a leadership program facilitator and writer married about 7 yrs. to Shaun w/ two young kids who went fishing with her mom in San Diego County all the time and has a fear of balloons (i.e. globophobia) from Santa Monica, CA
Kelly Alexander, a video producer married to Stephen for 12 yrs. w/ one son (Liam) and two stepsons who won the title of Lady Angler 2007 in a fishing tournament from Delray Beach, FL (she’s dedicating this game to her mom and Liam the son who love this show)
Erik Radcliffe, a commercial pilot and flight instructor who retired from a large corporation after about 35 yrs., and father of a son who graduated from Cal State Long Beach w/ a mechanical engineering degree from Long Beach, CA

Final Scores: Kelly: $6K/Erik$15,750 cash & St. Croix/Jenny: $10,400

GT: $32,150
Tonight’s Bankrupt Trash: a whopping $15,250 cash & GC + WC

Scary moments (get the Advil ready…)

-There were many BANKRUPTs in what was a HORRIBLE R1, and Kelly REPEATED THE E right after picking up the BELIZE trip. And then we have this…

R O _ I N G
R A _ T I N G
R E L A _ I N G

Erik FLUNKS OUT thinking H would fit up there — no way, sir. -__-

-After that whole mess, R2 unfortunately ends up being MUCH WORSE. More duds (one immediately following a flipped MW containing the green) and BANKRUPTs. Jenny picks a bad time to go w/ S (RUSSER DUSSIE?! -__-) and Kelly makes a HORRIBLE pick of L on the million dollar wedge. After Erik calls a $600 C…

R U _ _ E R / D U C _ I E
Y O U ‘ R E / T H E / O N E

He goes on much to our dismayand painfully BANKRUPTs near $650 to give up $11K and his WC — UGH. -__- ONE OF THE WORST FIRST HALVES OF THE SEASON. PERIOD.

Jenny can’t shake off her obsession w/ the letter M, which ended up being a dud in all three of the main rounds.

Erik forgoes calling the last remaining consonant of L in S-U and just solves.

Not feeling hopeful from this TRAINWRECK of a maingame: PHRASE/THING/F&D

Oh… just as I thought it couldn’t get any worse. -___-

FINAL BR Car of S39: ’22 Ford Bronco Sport Big Bend (This was also offered back in Wk. 7 and Day 2 of America’s Game II)

$100K Bonus Round: Who knew that would actually be GOOD TIMING for Erik to make that category pick and score an easy $39K before the timer even starts even after losing that WC earlier?

Erik’s Final Total: $54,750 cash & St. Croix

New GT: $71,150

ant0824’s Rating: TBA

Adam’s Rating: 4 (I don’t usually give anything below average for episodes with a BR win)

Skipps’ Rating: 5 (D-)

My Rating: 5 (D-)

Unfortunately, that is our forty-third car shutout of the season.

J! Quickcap: 🪖MEMORIAL DAY ’22🪖

Sure hope this week turns out so much better than last week’s BOMBOUT, though I’m feeling skeptical.

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Challengers unofficially kicking off summer
-Steve Knapp, a middle school teacher from San Ramon, CA
-Mandy Walker, an account tech from Mount Juliet, TN

Diving for a dozen: Ryan Long (11-day $209,300)

Pre-FJ! Scores: Ryan: $18K (LOCK)/Steve: $8,400/Mandy: $4,800 (Combined: $31,200)

Hopefully Ryan’s gotten a good night’s rest. So far it seems like it.

Correct/Incorrect: 49/4
Rebounds/Rebound Attempts: 0/0

Unplayed Clues ($ left on the board): 0 ($0)

Coryat Score: $39,000
Lach Trash: $9,800 from 9 triple stumpers
Coryat lost to incorrect responses (less double-correct responses): $5,200

Daily Double Correct Answers: 1

Final Jeopardy! Correct Answers: 0 (Correct: Who is Sidney Poitier?)


Winner: Ryan ($17,000 (12-day $226,300))

My Rating: 5 (D-)

ant0824’s Rating: TBA

Ismael’s Rating: 5 (D-)

Adam’s Rating: TBA

TPiR Quickcap: 🪖MEMORIAL DAY ’22 🪖


First Four: Raha Tabankia, Geraldine Russell, Connor Gronski and Cari Behar
To The Penny: Raha ($1,482) Completes All 5 Rounds the Hard Way (GT: $26,482)

Followed By: Gregory Tatum
Do the Math: Cari ($1,008) Falters at Math

Up Next: Blaire Bender
Dice Game: Geraldine ($2,155) Rolls to Craps of Loss

SCSD #1 Winner: Raha

Coming on in: Eddy Poon
Race Game: Eddy ($508) Gets the Least & the Most Expensive Prizes (GT: $6,523)

New Entering: Patricia Coggin
Money Game: Blaire ($1,126) ends up with a Car Wipeout & $156 (GT: $1,282)

Arriving on down: Kishi Roberts
Cliffhangers: Patricia ($899) Climbs to the Top (GT: $7,233)

Getting Put on Grill: Connor

SCSD #2 Winner: Patricia (Via Spin-Off)
Dud Spin: Patricia (They should loosen up the Big Wheel a bit next season, IMO)

Showcase Winner: Patricia ($36,917)

My rating: 6 (Only Bright Side: 2 PG Winners made it to the Showcase despite 2 Games won)

Skipps’ Rating: 6 (D+) (Raha’s playing of To The Penny was the highlight for me, all downhill after that)

Adam’s Rating: TBA

Ismael’s Rating: 6 (D+)

Boot to Gooseeggs and FFBC Victims
Connor, sorry