Dumb Answer of the Week
What Happens When You Speak Before You Think.
November 3rd -
November 10th, 2013
Text by: Jim Williams
I've said it many times over the
years. Many times DAotW articles are meant to poke fun at contestants
who are idiots. Sometimes, though, the dumb answers I write about are
the result of simple brain farts. File this one under the latter.
The set may look like it's adorned for Halloween, but I assure you, the
air date for this Dumb Answer of the Week from Wheel of Fortune occurred
early in November.
We join the proceedings in the Mystery Round where the category is...
Krystin has a solid run to start things off, skirting close to hitting
"Bankrupt" on a couple of spins. She even nabs a 1/2 Car Tag but
surrenders control when she tries to buy an E.
With the puzzle in the above form, Syeeta gets on a roll filling the
puzzle up to the point below.
And as luck would have it, Syeeta would land on...
The top dollar value in the round. She promptly calls for a...
And she gets 1...2...3 W's!
She has almost $20,000 and decides to solve.
And boom goes the dynamite. Play passes to Josh who promptly hits
"Bankrupt" allowing Krystin to swoop in and solve the puzzle.
It was such a tough loss to watch that Pat decided to console Syeeta as
they headed to commercial.
Syeeta ended up in third for the half hour with $1,000 from winning the
opening "Toss Up" puzzle. Sadly, she also walks away with the latest GSG
Dumb Answer of the Week.