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“Wheel of Fortune” isn’t usually the kind of game show to incite outrage, but Wednesday night’s contestant did just that.

A contestant named Lisa riled viewers when she bought a pointless vowel while nearly having the entire phrase solved.


Kristopher R. (@cheesehead1976) pointed out that the answer to Lisa’s puzzle was clearly, “Pepperoni Pineapple Pizza.” Although she was only missing an “O” in pepperoni and two “Z’s,” Lisa still chose to blow $250 buying the vowel “O.” With her unnecessary vowel, she immediately solved the puzzle, infuriating audiences everywhere.

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Another user called her out for wasting money on the spin, tweeting, “I hate when contestants buy vowels after their first spin.”

To top off the frustrating episode, a series of bankruptcies from the other contestants led to Lisa securing an unexpected victory. In the end, she went home with a car, but not without making herself unpopular in the eyes of viewers for her terrible move.

(H/T Yahoo)

Christabel is a twenty-something graduate from Virginia Commonwealth University. She's a big fan of writing, television, movies, general pop culture and complaining about how they've annoyed her. Long live the Oxford comma.
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