Woman Solves Seven-Word Wheel of Fortune Puzzle With One Letter
Fashion editor Caitlin Burke solved a seven-word, twenty-seven-letter Wheel of Fortune prize puzzle with the only hints up on the board being an apostrophe and one “L,” and only one letter being guessed before her “L,” which was an “R” that didn’t appear in the phrase. The amazing accuracy of her guess isn’t even the best part, but the fact that she used the puzzle’s answer, “I’ve got a good feeling about this,” as her reasoning for attempting the guess with only one letter on the board. Caitlin, on the other hand, probably feels the trip she won to the Caribbean is the best part.
Update: Burke explains her wheeling strategy: (video)
I just looked at it, and um, I don’t know, that’s what came to me immediately. I thought it was “I’ve got a funny feeling” but when “funny” didn’t fit I was a little rattled and “good” came to me and I knew that’s what it was.