After a rocky start, Raleigh freelance copy editor Ashley Mason left "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" with $17,550, not bad for less than 15 minutes work.
With a $35,000 pot, Mason ended up taking the safe route and opting for leaving with half her jackpot. The question that stumped her:
In 1908 in the Superior Motel in Montana, what amenity was added to hotel service for the first time?
The answer was . . .