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'Wheel Of Fortune' Contestant

I'll Solve the Puzzle ...

I GOT SCREWED!

12/21/2012 10:05 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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1221_wheel_of_fortune_articleIt's time to play ...  "WHEEL OF FORTUNE"!!!!  Everybody ready? Great, the category is "Living Things"... now guess this phrase:

SE _EN  S_ _ NS    _ -S_ _ MM _ NG

Pretty easy right? Not if you were a contestant named Renee on Wednesday night's show -- who correctly solved the puzzle, but mispronounced "Seven Swans a-Swimming" ... as "Swimmin."

Turns out, no "g" ... meant no cash (which in Renee's case was thousands) -- because even though the letter was clearly on the board, Pat Sajak and the "Wheel" honchos quickly rejected the answer and moved on to the next player.

Not surprisingly, when the next contestant went to solve the game, she made sure to say "Swimming"
-- HARD G.

But ya gotta check out the tape, because during the EPIC rejection of an obviously correct answer ... Renee managed to grin and bear it, despite getting ROBBED ...

With a capital "R."

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91.

Cam    

It would do us all some good to stop being so lazy with our pronunciation. Swimmin' is not the same as Swimming. Gotta is not got you. See ya is not see you. Ida is not I would. Luxury doesn't have a g and ask doesn't have a x. Still think it's not important? Click here https://fbcdn-sphotos-d-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-prn1/15494_476193449086367_1245505706_n.jpg

566 days ago
92.

g00dIes    

Thats f***ed up!

566 days ago
93.

asus1    

According to Webster dictionary, it is pronounced "swim'in. The g is silent. Look it up.

566 days ago
94.

amynameisapple    

She CHOOSE "G" and got it correctly and then had the answer... pretty sure she knew it. She was robbed and this moron knew it

566 days ago
95.

Maggie    

Contestant needs to take the marbles out of her mouth so she can enunciate clearly. Judges were correct.

566 days ago
96.

SunTzu77    

If the the secret word(s) would have been "Navy Corpsman" - Obama would have lost.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dlkK65y_-T4

564 days ago
97.

Majer    

Listen to the tape again. After the buszz Pat says "you know.." and you can hear her says "the G' before the second woman spun the wheel.

564 days ago
98.

Jeremy Johnson    

The lady clearly said "Seven Swans OF Swimming" which is why she didn't get it ... Not at all because of the G

564 days ago
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