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Entertainment A 'Wheel of Fortune' technicality cost her a trip to Nashville. So Nashville gave her a new one.

17:26  25 november  2019
17:26  25 november  2019 Source:   usatoday.com

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So Nashville gave her a new one . Brett Kelman, Nashville Tennessean Published 8:04 p.m. CT Nov. 23, 2019 | Updated 8:09 p.m. CT Nov. Kristen Shaw, a Wheel of Fortune contestant who missed out on a trip to Nashville due to a technicality , has been given a new travel package by local hospitality

One " Wheel of Fortune " contestant lost out on some major prize money due to a strict technicality in the rules. The mistake happened on the game show That mistake cost her $ 1 ,950 and a trip to Nashville worth more than ,000. Idler won the round after realizing Shaw's mistake, earning ,550.

The instant she said it, Kristen Shaw knew she had made a mistake.

a person posing for the camera: Kristen Shaw, a Wheel of Fortune contestant who missed out on a trip to Nashville due to a technicality, has been given a new travel package by local hospitality companies. © Provided by Kristen Shaw Kristen Shaw, a Wheel of Fortune contestant who missed out on a trip to Nashville due to a technicality, has been given a new travel package by local hospitality companies.

Shaw, 26, of Bangor, Maine, was a contestant on "Wheel of Fortune" during an episode that was taped back in October. On the show’s second puzzle, she had a chance for an easy win. Nearly ever letter on the board had already been filled in.

All Shaw had to do was correctly read four words — right, football, left, Sally — and she would get a free trip to Nashville.

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“ Wheel of Fortune ” fans were up in arms after a contestant lost over a minor rule — using the word “and” while answering a clue. Shaw lost $ 1 ,950 in cash and a trip to Nashville valued at more than ,000.

One “ Wheel of Fortune ” contestant lost out on some major prize money due to a strict technicality in the rules. That mistake cost her $ 1 ,950 and a trip to Nashville worth more than ,000. She deserved Nashville !” @Drone637 tweeted. “Utterly ridiculous that you didn’t give credit to Kristen for

"Right, football, left and Sally," she said.

A buzzer blared. The host, Pat Sajak, apologized. Somehow, Shaw was wrong.

Shaw lost the puzzle due to "Wheel of Fortune" rules that require her to recite the answer and only the answer. Her response was deemed incorrect because she said "and" while listing off the four words, adding a word that wasn't part of the puzzle.

Shaw knew this rule but forgot it in a rush of excitement. The mistake cost her $1,950 and a trip to Nashville worth more than $8,000.

“It was probably one of the most embarrassing experiences of my life,” Shaw said. “And I knew that in about a month, almost everyone in America would see it.”

Shaw was right. When her episode finally aired on Thursday, her strange mistake quickly became a viral news story. Shaw said her Facebook page was flooded with supportive messages from many viewers who felt she had been robbed.

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WHEEL of Fortune fans were left divided after a contestant lost out on ,000 in cash and prizes because of a technicality . Kristen missed out on $ 1 ,950 in cash and also had to surrender a ,000 trip to Nashville . Another said: “She deserves that trip and cash that you guys took away from her.

But the most surprising message came from Nashville.

L.J. Whalen, one of the directors of Adventureworks, a Nashville-based tourism company, had decided to make things right. After discovering the technicality had erased Shaw's vacation to Nashville, Whalen recruited local hospitality companies to give her a new prize.

The gift includes plane tickets, hotel accommodations and tickets to the Grand Ole Opry, according to a news release.

“Our hospitality community is so close-knit, and we’d love to show Ms. Shaw and the nation that we’re a lot more than boot stomping and beer drinking. This is what we do here in Nashville. We give second chances,” Whalen said in the release. “AND we are not going to make you solve a puzzle to claim it.”

Shaw plans to visit Nashville with her mother soon but they haven't picked a date yet.

"I was honestly so shocked I was almost speechless,” she said. “There is a lot of negativity in this world, but this shows me we are all human, we make mistakes, and for someone to want to give me a second chance, it just blew me away.”

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One poor contestant on Thursday night’s show ended up losing the game over a technicality when she made a minor mistake solving the crossword puzzle challenge. Shaw’s tiny mistake ended up being a big loss: She was denied her $ 1 ,950 in winnings as well as an ,000 trip to Nashville .

The small mistake cost Shaw a trip to Nashville valued at over ,000 and $ 1 ,950 in cash. A Wheel of Fortune contestant lost out on nearly ,000 worth of cash and prizes because of a tiny technicality on Thursday’s episode, causing fans to call for a rule change.

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'Wheel of Fortune' fans call for rule change after technicality costs contestant a win .
'Wheel of Fortune' fans call for rule change after technicality costs contestant a winIn order to solve the “crossword puzzle” a contestant must list the words that appear in the puzzle. In this case there were four words, “right,” “football, “left” and “Sally.” Unfortunately Shaw said, “Right, football, left and Sally.” Since she included the conjunction “and” she lost.

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