En “Wheel of fortune“Attending Thursday night’s episode, the conversation on Twitter after he guessed a puzzle went all wrong.
A participant named Matt was in the lead with $ 9,900 in the bank when he made a mistake by not only shouting the wrong answer but failing to include letters that were already on the board.
Clips shared to social media show the riddle being read: “THE N_ _T _ _ N_ R _ T _ _ N.” One user joked that he was “in stitches” when Matt inaccurately guessed “The best butter cup” instead of the correct answer, “The next generation.” Although it was hard for fans to figure out what Matt was guessing, as many also thought his answer sounded like “the best butter cut.”
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The great failure caused many to question what went through Matt’s mind the moment he solved the puzzle. Host Pat Sajak, known for his witty remarks to attendees, did not appear on screen as he sarcastically strangled, “Uh, no. Oddly enough, no,” via Yahoo.
“‘Best buttercup!’ Uhh no, “” a user tweeted and quoted Sajak along with the hashtag #fail. Many others were in disbelief and wrote, “Did this man on the wheel of fortune say the best buttercup?”
“The best buttercup? #Wheeloffortune @patsajak how did you not jump laugh or make one of your funny faces,” one user asked.
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Another person reminded people at home that “Not a letter in that word matched ‘buttercup’!”
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Despite Matt’s stroke being a talk on Twitter, he still went on to win the game, according to Yahoo !.