The automotive maker confirmed on Twitter that they’ve tracked down the contestant and are planning to offer her an all-new Audi Q3.
Charlene Rubush competed on Tuesday’s episode of the present and sparked a significant dialogue amongst followers after she accurately guessed the bonus spherical puzzle solely to be informed that her reply didn’t meet the requirements of the present as a result of she took a considerably prolonged pause between phrases.
Thankfully, her reply appears to have been sufficient for Audi.
“You are a winner in our eyes, Charlene. Now, let’s get you a prize. Time to #GiveHerTheQ3,” the Audi USA Twitter account wrote Wednesday.
Hours later it tweeted that it had managed to trace down the contestant and that she’s going to certainly be getting her Audi.
Rubush went into the Bonus Spherical, which had the class clue “What Are You Doing?” with $16,500 in prize cash. She first guessed “Choosing the proper card,” however the right reply was “Choosing the proper phrase.” She ultimately bought there, however not in a manner that’s acceptable to the foundations of the sport.
Simply earlier than the buzzer, Rubush mentioned “Choosing the proper… phrase.”
Sadly, that transient pause earlier than the final phrase was extra important than she thought, as host Pat Sajak defined.
“You already know, this one’s robust since you mentioned all the correct phrases, together with the phrase ‘phrase’ however, as you already know, it is gotta be kind of steady. We’ll permit for just a little pause however not 4 or 5 seconds. I am sorry. You probably did job in getting it, however we will not provide the prize, and it was the Audi.”
The second prompted many “Wheel of Fortune” followers to take to social media to precise their outrage on the present for seemingly having secret guidelines. In consequence, the hashtag #GiveHerTheQ3 was briefly trending on Twitter, which possible contributed to this story getting in entrance of Audi.