“Wheel of Fortune” viewers made it their mission to get contestant Charlene that automobile after she missed out on the bonus spherical prize on account of a technicality.
On the Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2021 episode of “Wheel,” Charlene was successful massive – $16,500 and a trip – and made it to the ultimate spherical of the long-running sport present.
The class was “What are you doing?”
The reply to the puzzle was, paradoxically, “Choosing the proper phrase.”
Charlene did say all the right phrases earlier than time expired, however as a result of she took too lengthy a pause between the phrases “proper” and “phrase,” she was not rewarded with the Audi Q3 prize.
Host Pat Sajak defined that the phrases need to be stated constantly and never with a protracted pause in between.
“At any time when there’s a shut factor like that, a rule, a technicality if you’ll, one of many guidelines, for instance including an ‘and’ through the crossword spherical, folks say ‘simply give it to them.’ However there is a cause you may have guidelines and you’ll’t begin bending, that will get into harmful territory, however she did nice,” Sajak stated on the finish of the present.
Viewers, together with former “Jeopardy!” champ Alex Jacob, shared their gripe on social media saying the present owed Charlene the automobile.
“Come on @WheelofFortune, the lady actually selected the precise phrase. Give her the automobile,” Jacob stated.
Audi responded to the Wheel Watchers on Twitter saying, “You are a winner in our eyes, Charlene. Now, let’s get you a prize. Time to #GiveHerTheQ3.”
A couple of hours later, Audi had an replace – they tracked down Charlene!
And on Thursday, the Q3 Controversy got here to a contented conclusion when Charlene was offered together with her brand-new automobile!
Audi tweeted a photograph of the ecstatic sport present contestant holding the keys to her new automobile, parked subsequent to her with an enormous pink bow.
“You all did it!” Audi stated. “You helped #GiveHerTheQ3. Charlene, welcome to the Audi household! We’re so joyful to see you within the driver seat.”
In response, Jacob tweeted video of the sluggish clap from the movie “Cool Runnings.”
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