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one lousy... how you doing? hi, gang. hello! thank you, jim. okay. hi. what brings you here? all right. get ready. we'll give away some money here. $1,000 in our first "toss up." and the category is "title." [ bell chimes ] alex. gulliver's travels. that would be it, yep. [ applause ] alex itskov. alex: yes. you came all the way from new york. i did, yes. we appreciate that. you're in the financial game there? yeah, i work in operations at a large investment firm. a married man? yeah, married to my beautiful wife, kimberly, for six years. we have two kids, caroline and jasmine. and you are a transhumanist, which of course means...? well, i'll try to sound-bite it. it's a group of people around the world
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to make people healthier, smarter, and just cure diseases and things like that. oh, all right. do you have a little club? do you get together? is there a secret handshake i should know about? i'll tell you after the show. okay. good. you can demonstrate if i come over to congratulate. nice to have you here, alex. hi, stephanie. stephanie: hi. stephanie brophy from philadelphia. yes, that's correct. married? i am -- my awesome husband, brian, of two years. and you work for the archdiocese there? i'm the associate director of communications for the archdiocese of philadelphia. and you used to be in media, as we like to say. i was. i was a news reporter in florida, and that's how i met my husband. i was doing a story on him and i interviewed him, and the rest is history. you really got to the bottom of things. i did. you are quite a reporter there. good to have you with us, stephanie. good luck to you. thank you, pat. nishat, how are you? i'm good. nishat hamid, right? is from reseda, california. going to school? yep. i go to the university of california, irvine. go anteaters. the anteaters, yep. exactly. what are you studying there? i'm studying psychology and social behavior. and when i'm not studying,
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teaching ambitions? yep, i hope to be a teacher in the future, so hopefully, maybe kindergartners, first graders, little ones. yeah, and psychology couldn't help -- hurt, i mean. all right. good to have you guys here. get ready. we'll do another "toss up." this one is worth $2,000. will also determine who starts the first round. it's a "thing." [ bell chimes ] alex. baby grand piano. yeah, that's it. [ cheers and applause ] sounds like an oxymoron to me. it's like "jumbo shrimp." jim, what do you have? here it is, pat. it's tonight's featured prize. have a wild time in south beach at the beacon hotel in miami, surrounded by chic shops, designer boutiques, and award-winning restaurants. visit mybeaconhotel.com. all right. "before and after."
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and, alex, you won the right to start it. t. two t's. like to buy a vowel. an e. there are some e's, yeah. r. two r's, yeah. you're doing very well again here. have almost $3,000. i'd like to buy another vowel. an i. no i, however. stephanie. well...if you're gonna do it, do it early, i guess. i guess. nishat? awesome. s. there's an s. pick up that "gift tag," if you would. that's $1,000 maui jim gift certificate for online or catalog shopping. what next?
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a. hey, is there an a up there? there is. c. there is no c, however. alex, back to you. can i buy a vowel? sure. an o. three o's. and the vowels are gone. l. three l's, yeah. another $1,800. i would like to solve the puzzle. okay. labor of love letters. yeah, that's it. [ cheers and applause ] it's just a regular shake. [ laughs ] hey, nice going. you got $4,250, plus you got both "toss ups." so far, it's going your way. $7,250 altogether. [ applause ] but we're just getting started here. it's all gonna be swell. take my word for it. we'll be right back.
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any o's? vanna's on the move. there you go. right there. not much of a move. f. mm-hmm, one f. i'll buy a vowel. an e. yeah, here comes an e. doing very well here. however, all the vowels are gone now. okay, i'll spin. well, this could get interesting in a hurry. an n. one n. $3,500 for that. oh, that wheel! g. there is no g. nishat? l. yeah, three l's. [ chuckling ] well...
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there is an h. so, this would be a $3,100 gamble, but there could be $10,000 back there. it's a 50/50 proposition. what do you think? i'm gonna go for it. there you go! pick it up! let's see the $10,000! come on! whoo! there you go! right down there, my dear. all right. so, what do you want to do? i will spin. yeah, okay. d. there is one d. m. [ chuckling ] yeah, there's an m. we're getting there. r. mm-hmm, two r's. oh! y.
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boy. [ horn honks ] w. [ buzzer ] i'm sorry. it's not there. alex, your turn. c. yeah. pick up that florida trip. that's to miami, worth $6,000. i would like to solve the puzzle. yeah. maryland soft-shell crabs. yeah, that's it. [ cheers and applause ] well, we knew they were from maryland. we knew they had a soft shell. we just had a little trouble -- you know, that happens. we'll put that behind you. we'll move onto the next round. don't you worry about it. meantime, you got $500 cash in addition to the trip to florida. we add everything up from his winnings so far -- $13,750. here, you hold that. all right. funny little game. we'll be back.
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hi. we're looking for a "phrase" this time. there's a quick look at the puzzle. a reminder it's our prize puzzle. all right, nishat. let's go. here we go. t. two t's. i'll buy a vowel. o. three o's. r. one r. i'll buy another vowel. a. uh-huh, two a's. well, you have a "free play." i. mm-hmm. one i. s.
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"free play" for you. alex: a u. mm. there's a u, yep. huh! spin. m. and an m. well, that's nice. i'd like to buy an e. uh, there are three e's. you bought the last of the vowels, alex. h. yeah, one h. l. [ buzzer ] no. stephanie. stephanie: can i solve? yeah. here today, gone to maui. [ laughing ] yeah, that's it. you're not -- you're not too exhausted, are you?
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here. why don't you sit down? you must be exhausted after all the work you did on that puzzle. she solved it, and she didn't want to get any money 'cause she was afraid if she spun the wheel, she'd hit a bankrupt and then she couldn't go to maui, because that's where you're going. listen to this. stephanie, slip off your shoes and get ready to make some tracks in the sand. journey to the islands of aloha at ka'anapali beach hotel. nestled in tropical gardens along the renowned sandy beaches of maui, this is hawaii's most hawaiian hotel. visit kbhmaui.com. airfare provided by hotwire.com, your destination for discount hotels and all things travel. save up to 60% on four-star hotels, plus amazing deals on car rentals and airfare. visit hotwire.com or book on their app today. oh, that feels better, doesn't it? it does. absolutely. she's going to maui. that trip worth $6,424, so it's tightened things up a bit.
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and money to give away. we'll be back and do that right after this. all right. closed captioning is brought to you by the following... there's only one egg that just tastes better, with more vitamins and less saturated fat. only eggland's best.
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okay. [ bell chimes ] alex? batting a thousand. oh, you're close. yeah. you got it. [ applause ] all right, "rhyme time" this time. go ahead, alex. n. five n's, yeah. i'd like to buy a vowel. an a. one a. i'd like to buy another vowel. yep. an i. four i's. you bought the right vowels because that's it.
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oh. d. one d. g. sure. two g's. k? yeah. two k's. $5,000. well... once again, you've done all the work, and we turn it over to stephanie. stephanie: w. yeah, there is a w. are you glad you spun again? yes, i am. what would you like? b. there is a b. and now you have $5,500. i'll solve. okay. winking and blinking. yeah, that's it.
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can you wink? i can't wink. i look like i have a twitch when i try to wink. $5,500 that round. $11,924. you're getting closer to the lead. and good news is we have time for another puzzle. vanna, may we see it, please? pat: this time, it is "song lyrics." [ bell dings ] and that sounds means time is running out. we'll add $1,000 to whatever i land on. and you'll get $1,550 for every consonant you find. again, it's "song lyrics." and, stephanie, we start with you. a letter, please. n. one n. [ buzzer ] nishat? s. nope. alex. t. one t. [ buzzer ] stephanie? h. mm-hmm. one h.
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[ buzzer ] nishat. r. two r's. [ buzzer ] alex. c. three c's. $6,200. [ chuckles ] [ buzzer ] oh, boy. stephanie, a letter. e. no money for your vowel, but you get three seconds. [ buzzer ] nishat? k. yeah, two k's. [ buzzer ] alex? l. yeah.
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yeah, that's it. [ cheers and applause ] [ chuckles ] nice going. $7,750 that round, our big winner. $24,500. [ cheers and applause ] i'll be back. [ chuckles ] how you doing? pretty good. did you have a good time? happy to be here. well, we're happy you're here. and we'll give you $1,000 because you're really swell. thanks, nishat, very much. good luck to you. thank you. and you're swell, too. thank you, pat. you're going to maui. got a little cash. you got $11,924. i'll take it. thank you so much. you have to. it's the rule. okay. ready? ready as i'll ever be. all right. well, me too. we transhumanists have to stick together. we'll be back and see how he does in the bonus round right after this. [ applause ] this is joanne. her long day as a hair stylist starts with shoulder pain when... hey joanne, want to trade the all day relief of 2 aleve with 6 tylenol?
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you already have almost 25 grand. have someone in the audience who's sharing this moment of joy and elation and all that? yeah, i have my wonderful wife, kimberly, and my good friend janet. all right. they're looking on as you spin that wheel. all right. there we go. grab that for me. all right, alex. walk this way. right there, please. "phrase." that's what we need tonight. r, s, t, l, n, e. all right. your turn to go to work. three more consonants, one more vowel. h. one. g. two. d. and your vowel. o.
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a couple of o's. i don't know. you have 10 seconds to try to work it out. it's a "phrase." good luck. raise your voice? yes. [ cheers and applause ] yeah. yeah, that's right. raise your voice. and you got 32 grand. whoo! yeah! alex, we're giving your bank account a makeover. [ laughter ] pat: $56,500. very nice. vanna and i will be right back in a moment to do something really clever, maybe. want more "wheel"? go to wheeloffortune.com. check for your spin i.d., enter special sweepstakes, solve puzzles, watch fun videos, and get the latest show scoop. it's wheel time all the time. you're not a transhumanist, are you? what do you think? [ chuckles ] i don't know. let me have a look. i'm not sure.
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that accused me of being a subhumanist, but that's another issue. that's all we have for tonight. we'll load in some more cash and prizes and see you back here tomorrow. so long. goodbye! humankind. promotional consideration provided by... look at this face. you think i'd feed him anything but the best? that's why he gets blue buffalo. because when you love them like family, you want to feed them like family. people who have been diagnosed with mesothelioma have many questions. that's why we offer this free book. call 1-800-715-1000. you could save over 500 bucks when you switch to progressive. that's a fact. but this whole "blondes have more fun" thing? standing by for fun.
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>> glor: searching for answersr: after a series of deadly shootings in michigan. the suspected gunman an uber driver. we'll hear from one of his passengers. h >> finally once he came to a
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and ran away. >> glor: also tonight, the new state of play in the race for president following the first contest in the south and west. >> u.s.a.! >> glor: why is the st. louisr: archdiocese urging churches to cut ties with the girl scouts?ti and, when a sightseeing helicopter crashed in hawaii, this couple came to the rescue. >> the lady started yelling please, help my son. he's only 15 years old, please get him out.'s captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news." >> glor: good evening, i'm jeff glor. this is the western edition of the broadcast. at least six are dead, two others including a 14 year old girl are hurt following a series of shootings in michigan. a gunman opened fire last night at three separate locations in kalamazoo. the suspect now in custody is 45 year old jason dalton. a driver for the car service uber.

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