Friday, 8 February 2008

Ex-Bettendorf man and fiancee, win $16,000 on 'Millionaire'

Chris Bowker, aforetime of Bettendorf, and his fiancee, Elizabeth Alexander, absolved abroad with $16,000 in accomplishment on today’s “Wedding Week” adventure on “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire.”

The Yorkville, Ill., brace started in the hot bench on Wednesday’s show, authoritative it up to the $16,000 question. They connected as holdover contestants for Thursday’s show, aback they began by attractive at the $25,000 catechism with two lifelines left, both of which they used.

The catechism was: “Which of the afterward is fabricated by a zymurgist?

A) steel,

B) explosives,

C) glass,

D) beer.

” After application the “Phone-A-Friend” lifeline, they were not able to appear up with a absolute answer. After application the “50-50,” they were larboard with “A” and “D” as options. Out of lifelines and borderline of the answer, Elizabeth and Chris absitively not to booty a assumption and airing abroad with the affirmed $16,000 that they had already won. If they had estimated afield on the $25,000 question, they would accept collapsed aback to $1,000 in winnings.

The actual answer, by the way, is D) beer.

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