Two contestants on “Wheel of Fortune” missed out on an enormous journey once they determined to guess one of the occasionally used letters to resolve a puzzle.
The present is having its “Girlfriends Getaway” week, providing journeys to ladies who carry out effectively in common play. On Thursday evening’s episode, greatest mates Marleta Robinson and Nancy Krol had been extremely near successful an $11,772 journey to Costa Rica once they made the daring transfer to guess the letter “Q.”
Not solely is Q not often used as a guess on “Wheel of Fortune” because it sometimes has to accompany a U in most English phrases, however the puzzle that the ladies had been making an attempt to resolve didn’t actually have room for a Q.
When the women made their guess, the puzzle learn: “E _ _TIC – AND – C _ L _ R _ _ L – BIRDS.”
Due to this fact, the one logical place for a Q would create “EQUTIC” or “C_L_RQUL,” neither of that are phrases in English. Because of this, Robinson and Krol’s opponents got an opportunity to resolve the puzzle and accurately guessed, “EXOTIC AND COLORFUL BIRDS.” The transfer received them a visit and value Robinson and Krol a shot on the bonus spherical.
Luckily for the duo’s friendship, they nonetheless walked away from the sport with $7,300. So a visit isn’t out of the query for them. They’ll possible must go on a little bit of a getaway after the sport on condition that a number of viewers took to Twitter to roast them on their option to guess Q.
“Precisely what phrase was she pondering of when she referred to as a Q 🤔 #WheelOfFortune,” one user mocked.
“the place the hell did she assume a “Q” was gonna go??? #wheeloffortune,” another user asked.
“The one time you’d guess “Q” is a when blood vessel bursts in your mind and it’s the very last thing you say earlier than you collapse and die. #wheeloffortune,” a fourth user wrote.