‘Wheel of Fortune’ Fans Upset After Contestant Loses Out on an Audi

‘Wheel of fortune.’ ABC / Eric McCandless

Better luck next time? wheel of fortune Fans called up the game show after a female contestant lost her own Audi Q3 goal.

During an episode of the long series on Tuesday, December 21, Charlene Robusch I got a chance to compete in the bonus round after earning $16,500 earlier in the promotion. “What are you doing?” Presented a puzzle category that risked the contestant’s winnings.

Roboch originally guessed “Choose the correct card”, before adjusting her answer to “Choose the word…the correct one”. Even though she got the right answer the second time, her pause made the host Pat Sack | Prize cancellation due to timing rule.

“You know, it’s hard because you said all the right words, including the word ‘word,’ but you know, it has to be pretty continuous,” explained Sajak, 75. “We’ll allow a little pause but not four or five seconds. I’m sorry. You did a good job getting it, but we can’t give you the prize, and it was Audi.”

leave Robosh wheel of fortune With its $16,500 prize money and vacation, viewers quickly took to social media to question the technical details.

@Audi, can you give this racer the car she deserves. She beat WheelofFortune and Pat denied it. A fan tweeted at the time, I’m no longer a “Wheelof Watcher.”

Another social media user also revealed that the incident caused them to stop supporting their favorite show, writing via Twitter, “Well, we’ve done well. I won’t be watching the show anymore. That lady who won an Audi, answered the statement within the time frame.” Allowed. You have hidden rules, dummy show. I will never watch it again (unless you get an AUDI ANNND rule changes).”

One Twitter user called the ABC series “the dumbest tech ever” and reached out to Audi with a request to “make this right for Christmas” by giving Rubush a car. The episode teased the fourth viewer who joked, “I can’t pick the right ‘word’ to explain how #WheelofFortune has taken Audi away from the one who got the puzzle right but lost because of the tech. #sad. #buh.”

This anger comes after a week wheel of fortune Made headlines for spelling out the rapper Young GookWrong name in the clip. After using “Young Jock” as the answer, not many people were happy with this contestant Keynes Miller She was not given another chance because the letters on the board did not allow for a correct guess to begin with.

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