‘Wheel Of Fortune’ Host Stumped By Woman’s Picks, But Never Expected This

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Wheel Of Fortune

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The cutthroat gameplay and nature of Wheel Of Fortune makes it arguably the most popular and well-known game show. The audience constantly tries to figure out the contestant’s strategy, and this makes for riveting viewing. But one woman completely baffled everyone watching. Nura Fountana’s bizarre gameplan befuddled the audience. But then, when she revealed her tactic, the audience was left reeling.

Introducing The Contestants

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The game started and Pat Sajak, the host, introduced the contestants. Troy, Steve, and Nura were to take to the stage that day. These three contestants had something in common — they all shared a dark past. The audience had no idea what to expect until the identity of the players was revealed to them. But one of the contestants was about to play the game in a way never seen before.

Honorable Participants

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Wheel Of Fortune had decided to do something incredible During veterans’ week one year and dedicated an entire episode to soldiers — both present, and past. Keeping to this theme, all three of the players had served at one point or another. But one woman was about to make her mark on the game show that would never be forgotten. Nura blew through the first few rounds and earned a cool $13,970, but her game was about to change — and not for the better.


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Although the show featured a number of veterans, it was still a competition nonetheless. People who play Wheel Of Fortune are highly competitive and ruthless. The audience was expecting a riveting game from the veterans, but they never expected that one woman would change the game as they knew it. Nura’s bizarre strategy baffled everyone.

Uncommon Selection

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After Nura’s winning streak, her game changed quickly. The leading contestant started to play a game in such a way that everyone grew suspicious. In the final speed round, Nura made a highly unorthodox choice. Her competitors were choosing popular letters, such as “T”, but Nura decided to risk everything and selected the letter “Z”. Unsurprisingly, the board didn’t light up. Nura had chosen the most uncommon letter in Wheel Of Fortune. But why would Nura choose it?

Bold Move?

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People wondered if Nura’s decision had been a bold one — perhaps she was playing the field by eliminating the difficult letters first. But, nevertheless, she still had a few turns left, and the audience hoped that she would soar ahead once more. The round progressed and another contestant picked another correct letter – “T”. Surely now, it was Nura’s game! But what she chose next made the audience flip.

A Strategy?

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Nura picked the letter “Q” next, in a second bizarre turn of events. People reeled with surprise at her selection of yet another obscure letter. It began to seem like Nura didn’t want to win at all. People began to speculate about her strange strategy. Maybe she was trying to fall behind to make her victory all the more dramatic! That would certainly make for a glorious comeback when she redeemed herself from her unsuccessful selections. But then, things only got weirder.

Questioning Her Choices

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Nura’s gameplay in the last rounds left people wondering. Even the host of the show, Pat Sajak, began to raise his eyebrow at her questionable choices. He had never seen such bizarre tactics on the show before. The leader of the game would usually be well on their way to victory by now, or at least have a point on the board! Then, it was Nura’s turn once more. The audience waited to see what she would do next with bated breath.

Social Media Flood

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But the live audience wasn’t the only one who was watching Nura. The viewers at home took to social media in a frenzy and hundreds of messages started to flood in. People just couldn’t understand what Nura’s strategy was — but surely there was a reason behind it all? The anxiety across America grew as Nura was up once more. People on Twitter and the live audience hung on her every word, but what she said next was dumbfounding.

Final Pick

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Nura made her final pick in the speed round in an attempt to win. But when she uttered the letter she had chosen, people were completely flabbergasted. Nura’s final choice was again an obscure letter — “X”. People couldn’t believe it — it was almost as if she really did want to lose! The audience sighed in exasperation as the consonant left her mouth. But then, Nura finally revealed her strategy.

The Audience In Disbelief

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Nura had naturally lost the round, and to add insult to injury, she had also lost a whopping $33,000! she had guessed the phrase “by appointment” incorrectly. But then, Nura let the audience in on her little secret. Nura had indeed wanted to lose the game and didn’t want to add to any of the money she had accumulated in the first few rounds… But why? Why go onto a game show just to lose deliberately? — Nura then explained her logic to the audience, and it left them in utter disbelief.


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What Nura said next left onlookers in tears. Nura explained that she had wanted the veterans to go home with something — she had wanted to share her winnings. Game shows are usually ruthless, but this woman had selflessly put the needs of her fellow comrades before her own. And everyone loved her for it. She hadn’t won much, but she had won the hearts of all who had seen her act of kindness. Social media was abuzz with messages.

An Impactful Message

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Social media was in a frenzy after Nura’s revelation. Nura was praised on numerous platforms. The viewers who had been left in suspense for so long and those who had questioned her bad choices were in awe when she revealed her reasoning behind it all. People were moved by Nura’s display of selflessness, and everyone loved her for it. And she didn’t leave Wheel Of Fortune empty-handed.

Everyone A Winner

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Nura had deliberately eschewed a large sum of money, but she still walked away with $14,000 and the respect and admiration of an entire nation. When the show came to an end, she clapped her hands excitedly, feeling no remorse over her gameplay. Then, she revealed what she planned to do with her winnings.

A Holiday

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Nura was asked what she planned on doing with her winnings, and she shared that she was in need of a holiday. “I’m going to Balize!” she excitedly exclaimed. The game show host, Pat Sajak, thanked her for her participation, and added: “You made us all happy”. Nura’s act of selflessness touched many witnesses — everybody was in awe over how kind one woman could be. We hope Nura had a great time in Balize — she certainly earned it!