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This Guy Lost a Chance At $1 Million on Wheel of Fortune in Most Embarrassing Way


A contestant named Julian from Indiana University must be feeling pretty stupid right about now. He had the chance to win $1 million, had the puzzle fully solved, and then lost because he pronounced Achilles like “A-chill-us.” Because of that mistake, the show decided not to give him the victory and instead, one of the other contestants who knew the “mythological hero” got the chance to read the three words correctly and did. (To win the full $1 million he would have had to overcome some other hurdles as well.)

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Miraculously, Julian got a second chance later in the show, this time to win a car. He had the entire puzzle solved save for two letters and still couldn’t come up with “The World’s Fastest Man” even though he was told it was a “person.” With only the “m” and “n” missing, he guessed “c.” Seems like he was, well, it’s tough to know what he was thinking.

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Besides those two moments, Julian also had a few more less tragic but equally embarrassing mistakes. Could this guy be the worst Wheel of Fortune contestant of all time?

[photo via screengrab]

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