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“In complete control of this game.” Survivor: Game Changers April 26 2017 recap

27 Apr
Debbie says her group is “in complete control of this game,” meaning herself, Sierra, Brad, Tai, Troyzan, and now Sarah. Zeke and Andrea squabble, and Zeke wants to align with the majority as protection from Andrea.
The camera shows us a series of reward-challenge platforms out in the ocean, and a close-up shows us that a secret advantage (clearly labeled as such) is there to be found in the challenge. There is a schoolyard pick to determine two teams of five, with one person not picked and thus ineligible for the reward. That person is the very athletic Michaela! So obviously the choices were made on the basis of alliances. Probst asks Michaela how she’s feeling and she says “Like they some bitches.” (I think.) And while Michaela complains, we see that the advantage is actually not in the challenge area proper, but attached to the leg of the very bench Michaela is sitting on.
In the challenge, Cirie is unable to climb out of the water onto a platform, and finally Sarah swims back out and pushes her up, while the other team led by Brad wins easily. The challenge is over, but Jeff Probst urges Cirie to still try and cross the floating balance beam that she failed to cross in the challenge. In tears, and with everyone urging her on, she does, and to make sure nobody misses it, Probst mentions a couple of times what a heartwarming moment this is. Hold on a second! I seem to remember that in many other seasons Probst has told other players to quit since the challenge was over, and I think openly scoffed at some for still trying!
The reward-winning tribe swims to the seaplane that is to whisk them off, but of course since Cirie can barely swim now, that’s not an option for the other tribe, and Probst summons a boat for the group and one to pick up Michaela from her nearby platform. That’s when Sarah spots the secret advantage. She swims the short distance between platforms and as Michaela is getting on the boat, Sarah pulls the advantage loose and sticks it in her shoe, very nonchalantly and in no particular rush.
So at this point I had best recap all of the advantages that we viewers know about (not counting the ones that have already been used):
Sarah now has a Secret Advantage, powers to be determined.
Sierra still has the Legacy Advantage she found in the very first episode, but the only remaining juncture when it can still be used is when 6 people are left in the game (we currently have 11).
 – Troyzan still has the immunity idol he picked up during a challenge early on.
– And Tai has two immunity idols!
Sarah soon reads the note with her advantage and finds out that it can be used to steal someone else’s vote and make it a second vote of your own. It can be used anytime but no later than when five people are left in the game (which if I’m not mistaken, is also the last time hidden immunity idols can be used). We have seen the vote stealer once before, in Survivor Cambodia aka Second Chance, when it was completely misplayed. Sarah vows, “I will be the first one to play this vote correctly.”
Sierra, like Debbie earlier, tells us their group is firmly in control. Cirie tries to tell Sarah that she doesn’t want to be on the bottom of Brad’s alliance.
The challenge is a fixture of recent seasons: pile blocks on a wobbly table attached to a long rope. Troyzan wins immunity, and Sierra immediately tells us viewers that Andrea must go.
Back at camp, everyone is annoyed at Michaela and some want her to be the next votes out, but Brad rules that it should be Andrea. Sarah tells us, “The plan was made without asking me, and I realize at that point I’m not high in the pecking order in that sixsome.” She starts making plans to join up with the five outcasts (Andrea, Zeke, Michaela, Cirie, and Aubry) to vote out one of the sixsome. It would require Andrea and Zeke working together, but Andrea is ready to grasp at any straw.
But then Sierra has some alone time with Sarah, and tells her: the group I want to go to the final three with is me, you, and Debbie. Well, of course Sierra would want that. Absolutely no one is going to vote for Debbie, and Sierra could just say that Sarah only rode her coattails. But the way Sarah sees this is: wow, someone wants to take me to final three! Maybe that would be a better plan than doing this big insurrection.
Debbie has a very condescending talk with her old Kaoh Rong castmate Aubry. To go against the strong six would be dumb, and you’re a smart person, she says. As soon as Debbie turns away, Aubry rolls her eyes at the camera. Aubry then tells us that she’s reminded of their earlier season together: “Debbie starts to get cocky and then make mistakes.” When Sarah hears about the conversation, she is turned off by the idea of going to the final three with Debbie. Or is she? She says her final decision will be made at Tribal Council.
At Tribal, I’m struck by two things. One is that any one of eight people has a serious chance to win this game, and I wouldn’t be shocked if any of them did! I’m referring to everyone besides Debbie, Tai, and Michaela. The other thing that strikes me is that Debbie, a goofy and somewhat likable character on her first season, has turned into an out-and-out villain. She tells Probst five different ways that the alliance of six has an unbreakable stranglehold on the game.
As for Michaela, she tells the others “You can either do something while you have numbers or you can sit here looking like boo-boo fool.” Troyzan has a confused facial expression at that comment, as do I.
When it’s time to vote, we see Andrea vote for Debbie (not Sierra or Brad?) and simulate a “goodbye kiss.” Probst reads five votes each for Andrea and Debbie and then reveals the deciding sixth vote: Debbie.
contenders: 1. Brad, 2. Cirie, 3. Sierra, 4. Aubry, 5. Troyzan, 6. Andrea,  7. Sarah, 8. Zeke
 
no chance: Tai, Michaela
 
jury and who I think they’ll vote for: Hali (no idea), Ozzy (Zeke), Debbie (Sierra)
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“Espionage behind every coconut tree.” Survivor: Game Changers April 19, 2017 recap

27 Apr
At the beginning of this episode, the two tribes go to see Jeff Probst and see the traditional “merge feast” spread out behind him. There is also a mysterious covered table next to him. Probst announces that one person from each tribe must volunteer to go without food. If that doesn’t happen, everyone will only get what’s on the covered table: namely one cracker with cheese per person, and a bottle of ice tea for everyone to share!
 
Quickly, Brad volunteers, saying “it’s what Monica would do,” meaning his wife who was on Survivor previously. And Tai volunteers for the blue team. How many brownie points does this win the two men? Cirie probably speaks for everyone when she tells us, “Everything in this game is calculated.” I guess this had the potential to be a dramatic moment, but it kind of falls flat.
 
Sierra reminds us that her legacy advantage can only be used at two junctures in the game, and this is the first of them with 13 people left. As for Brad, he wants to gun for either Hali or Michaela. Debbie, meanwhile, is busy getting drunk, twerking and mooning people. She claims (to us) that it was all an act and just strategy, and she didn’t have a sip of alcohol. Also, Zeke fills in everyone on the Jeff Varner controversy from the last tribal council.
 
Lots of people are talking about voting Michaela out, or would be if she didn’t keep sneaking up on the people having this discussion. However, the alliance of Zeke-Cirie-Andrea-Sarah is more interested in keeping Michaela around since there’s a chance she could join them later. Hali, more or less a free agent, feels the same way.
 
Cirie has some advice for Michaela: “You have to control your emotions.”
 
The immunity challenge involves standing on tiptoes and pressing a block onto a crossbar with the top of one’s head. It comes down to Andrea and Tai, and Andrea wins.
 
Who to vote out? Sierra thinks Hali must have an idol since she is acting so confident. She wants to split the vote between Hali and Michaela, but tell the two of them that the vote is for Zeke. Surprisingly she tells this to Cirie who was just now portrayed as Zeke’s ally. Then we see Cirie tells Michaela to vote Zeke. How does that help Cirie?
 
At tribal council there is much talk about what a crazy day it was. And I’m sure it was, but not in a particularly entertaining way. Jeff Probst asks the group: if someone wants to deny he has an idol, why doesn’t he just offer to strip down and empty his bag? Hali announces “I’ll shake down in front of everyone right now,” but only if someone asks her to, she won’t just do it.
 
It’s time to vote, and Cirie shows us that her vote is for Michaela and says “This is to save your life and mine.” Huh? It is also announced that Hali is voted out and is the first jury member. So it looks like a 10-person jury and a final three.
 
On to the second half of the double episode. Cirie tells Michaela she can’t let anyone know about their alliance. Cirie and Zeke talk about voting out Brad or Sierra. Andrea agrees, but tells Zeke they can’t tell Debbie or Tai about their plans. But Zeke tells us that Cirie and Andrea are much bigger strategic threats than Sierra. And Zeke tells Debbie and Tai that Cirie and Andrea are tight, but Debbie is skeptical.
 
I skipped over a not particularly notable reward challenge just now. Let’s get to the immunity challenge, which involves wrapping oneself around a pole high in the air and hanging on as long as possible. I remember Ozzy doing this in his original Cook Islands season. Probst tells us Ozzy has done this twice, and won the challenge both times. It comes down to Andrea, Tai, and Ozzy, then just the two men who are up there at least half an hour longer than anyone else. Finally Ozzy can’t hold on anymore and slides down, his arm bleeding.
 
Now, I have no idea why Zeke is suddenly on a mission to get rid of Andrea, but he is. Someone talks about voting Zeke, then Debbie proposes voting out Ozzy.
 
At tribal council, Ozzy is asked by Probst how this differs from his first three seasons. Ozzy answers “there’s espionage behind every coconut tree.” Everyone goes to the voting booth, and after they’re done, Debbie announced that she “gave up the basic necessities of life” on Exile Island in order to gain the advantage of an extra vote (she is sticking to the roughing-it story since nobody is in a position to disprove it). She goes back to vote a second time.
 
Alas, Ozzy is voted out.
 
The votes are as follows:
 
1 vote Sierra: Cirie (???)
1 vote Aubry: Zeke (just as mystifying)
4 votes Zeke: Andrea, Aubry, Michaela, Ozzy
7 votes Ozzy: Brad, Sierra, Troyzan, Sarah, Tai, Debbie, and a second vote from Debbie
 
So Debbie essentially wasted her extra vote.
 
Perhaps this recap did not make a whole lot of sense. Well, neither did the episode because we did not see anything that made us understand the relationship between Zeke, Andrea, Cirie, and Aubry and where what went sour.
 
 
contenders: 1. Brad, 2. Cirie, 3. Sierra, 4. Aubry, 5. Andrea, 6. Troyzan, 7. Zeke, 8. Sarah
 
no chance: Tai, Debbie, Michaela
 
jury and who I think they’ll vote for: Hali (no idea), Ozzy (Zeke)

“What I’m showing is a deception.” Survivor: Game Changers April 12, 2017 recap

16 Apr
Debbie, as scheduled, joins the blue tribe which just lost a member. She has decided not to tell about how luxurious Exile Island was for her, complaining “there was no flint.” Meanwhile, Tai correctly tells us, “I’m terrible at Tribal.” And Zeke tells Varner that though he had to lie about Sandra not being the target at the vote, he’s sincere about going to the end with Varner.
The reward challenge is for ten pizzas for the winning seven-player tribe! Led by Ozzy’s usual athletic excellence, the blue tribe wins. On a side note, Cirie, bizarrely, participates wearing a dress. Is that a Survivor first for Day 17? Maybe she had some sort of wardrobe malfunction and the producers had to step in.
Having failed to win the reward, the orange tribe is in tears at their camp from the hunger and the exhaustion on Day 17. Brad tells everyone he now understands why his Monica was such a wreck after going the full 39 days on their prior season, and that he wasn’t able to comprehend it then since he went out pretty early that season. Aubry tells us viewers that in her opinion Brad is the most genuine person in the game. And Brad has a fivesome in mind that he wants to move forward with: Troy, Sierra, Aubry, and Cirie. Which is bad news for Michaela and Hali.
On the blue tribe, meanwhile, the odd man out is clearly Jeff Varner, who tells us his only chance is to “throw some shade” on someone, that person being Ozzy.
In the immunity challenge, Blue has a big lead but then has to unscramble a long word at the end and can’t get it. Hali figures out that it’s “metamorphosis,” bringing the win to her tribe. So yet again, Cirie escapes going to tribal council!
So who will be voted out for blue, Jeff Varner or Ozzy? Zeke wants Ozzy to stay in the game because he wants bigger threats than himself to take the attention off of him. That was really the problem in Zeke’s prior season: he suddenly found himself the biggest threat remaining.
Zeke has another friendly chat with Varner, and the tidbit Varner gleans from it is that Zeke and Ozzy have some sort of understanding, officially or unofficially. He decides to tell the women about that, and Sarah and Andrea take everything he says at face value and are furious at Zeke (I don’t think Varner actually lies about anything here, just puts the most negative possible spin on things Zeke said).
At tribal council, Jeff really lays in on thick, prosecuting like Hamilton Burger to the power of ten (he kind of reminds me of Taylor’s over-the-top performance last season). He reveals the secret alliance between Zeke and Ozzy to the world and tells the women individually that they’re making a mistake. Not a bad strategy on his part … so far.
Then he says “There’s more…” and asks Zeke, “why haven’t you told anyone you’re transgender?”
What?
Zeke is silent. Ozzy and Andrea both have an “oh gosh” look.
Varner continues: “What I’m showing is a deception.”
Then everyone else starts to yell at him — that’s too personal! Andrea starts crying.
Varner says he argues for the rights of transgender people every day in North Carolina. That doesn’t pacify the others, and even Jeff Probst is pretty critical. Varner apologizes. All this time Zeke is silent except to say he never brought it up in two seasons.
Later in the conversation (which takes up the last 15 minutes or so of the show), Zeke explains that he doesn’t want the label of being transgender, he just wants to be known for himself. We hear the various reactions, the most notable one being that of Sarah who, in tears, says “that was a malicious attack what he did.” This coming from a cop who presumably has seen some pretty awful things. Varner backtracks as fast as he can this whole time, but the damage is done. Finally Jeff Probst says, “We don’t need to vote, just grab your torch.” Surprisingly , Varner and Zeke share a long hug.
A few thoughts on all of this:
– As it was going on, my first thought was that the show lingered on it a bit too long, but now I think it was just right.
– One thing I love about Survivor is the way they do reaction shots. On some reality shows, when they want to show “surprise” they find footage of someone with his mouth so wide open you could stick an apple into it. Here, the more subtle reactions of Ozzy and Andrea were much more powerful.
– It was quite clear that not only did nobody in the cast know Zeke was transgender, few in his personal life did either. So to reveal this was quite shocking, especially coming from Varner, who as mentioned last week, is gay himself. It really was a malicious attack, and on top of that I’m not sure how that was supposed to help his goal of getting Ozzy voted out! And even if he had, how do you go from that to hoping to get any votes at a final tribal council?
– Poor Zeke. Not only was a very personal secret of his revealed against his will, having who-knows-what negative effect on his life, but there’s no question that this also hurts him in a game. To be a sympathetic character is to be a “jury threat” in this game, meaning nobody wants to take you to the finals.
Certainly a memorable episode, but for all the wrong reasons.
contenders: 1. Brad, 2. Cirie, 3. Sierra, 4. Andrea, 5. Aubry, 6. Ozzy, 7. Hali, 8. Troyzan, 9. Zeke, 10. Sarah
no chance: Tai, Debbie, Michaela

“Three gay men together.” Survivor: Game Changers April 5, 2017 recap

6 Apr
It’s been a while since I’ve been this excited in the six days between Survivor episodes. I was just so curious who the returning Survivor would be. That part turned out to be a huge disappointment, but it was still a pretty good episode.
We begin with Aubry congratulating everyone on the move to take out her ally J.T. Aubry resolves to learn from Sandra’s gameplay.
Tai’s idol clue (which he received last episode) involved pouring water on a board to reveal a symbol. He figures out that board must be at the tribe’s well. He finds the symbol and then the hidden immunity idol. This is twice that Tai has been able to look for an idol in a pretty secluded area, unlike Troyzan who really had to work for his!
When the tribes gather, Jeff Probst tells them to drop their buffs. Everyone draws a new color, except for Debbie who draws no color at all. The new tribes form into groups and Tai hugs Zeke and Varner saying, “Three gay men together.” That’s no breaking news in the case of Tai and Zeke, but is it for Varner? His first season was so long ago that I really don’t remember.
The new orange tribe is: Troy, Michaela, Sierra, Hali, Aubry, Cirie, and Brad. Two men and five women.
The new blue tribe is: Sandra, Sarah, Varner, Andrea, Zeke, Tai, and Ozzy. Has Sandra lost her numbers advantage?
Probst tells Debbie that she is “going nowhere except to … Exile Island.” Wow! That is the first time Exile Island has been used in a long time. Actually, fact-checking that, it was used in the relatively recent Blood vs. Water (season 29, the current season being 34) but its heyday was seasons 12 through 18, so we haven’t seen much of it in the last eight calendar years.
We don’t see too much of the new orange tribe other than Brad trying to bond with Troy. The two do have something of a link since Troy played with Brad’s wife Monica in Survivor: One World.
On the blue tribe, that student of the game Zeke knows that it’s dangerous to let Sandra stay in the game, but he also knows that she literally has never been voted out. He decides that the only way to go after Sandra and Varner is make them think someone else is being targeted, so the cover story is that everyone wants Tai out. Zeke realizes this maneuver could blow up in the faces of him and his friends.
Tai meanwhile, being at a different camp than when we started the episode, wonders if this camp could have an idol hidden at the same corresponding place to the one at his former camp. Indeed it does, and now Tai has two idols! Too many idols on this season, say I.
Debbie soon finds out that Exile Island is no lonely stretch of sand but a ship. And not just a ship, but one well-stocked with creature comforts including plenty of food. And soon, we see a boat motoring toward hers, obviously carrying the returning Survivor who was mentioned last week.
As I mentioned last week, I was hoping they had found some excuse to get Malcolm or Tony back into the game. I allowed myself to fantasize that an all-time great character like Boston Rob or Russell would be shaking up the season. I even briefly considered the possibility that we would see the legendary first-season winner Richard Hatch (we have three gay men on the season, why not four?). Finally we see onto the boat and the returnee is … John Cochran, the nerdy winner of Survivor: Caramoan (whose season’s name is misspelled on the show’s graphic). Not quite what I was hoping for.
But we soon find out that Cochran is not joining the cast, but is just here as an advisor to Debbie. And Cochran tells us viewers he wonders how much advice he can give, since on Debbie’s first season she acted like she thought she knew everything. And he notes that one of her fatal flaws is overconfidence. We soon see a case in point. Cochran asks her, “Do you have any fears, or do you have any reservations about people …” “I don’t,” Debbie says. What? Now come on, Debbie. I mean, she certainly has reservations about Brad Culpepper whom she spent all of last episode yelling about and/or carping at.
Cochran gives Debbie some tips which knowing her she won’t listen to. But then he also hands her an “advantage option.” She hugs him and sobs! We find out that advantage option means she can choose one of three advantages: 1) a fake idol kit, 2) an extra vote, or 3) an advantage at one challenge for her tribe.
My first impression is that the extra vote is the best choice, and that’s what Debbie chooses. I don’t think a fake idol has ever really helped someone win the game (though they have provided lots of entertainment), and the challenge advantage would only help before a merge which is probably not that far away.
Not that the extra vote has ever helped someone win the game yet either. To recap, it was negated by a hidden immunity idol when used by Dan, completely botched through overthinking by Stephen Fischbach, and as Debbie will remember, was used by Tai ineffectively as Debbie looked on from the jury box. I’ll be interested to see if Debbie can do better.
Back at camp, Zeke sees Jeff Varner as a potential future ally, but for now he has to sell his fake story about Tai being the target. Jeff buys it, but when he reports back to Sandra, she smells a rat.
The immunity challenge involves dragging a very heavy sled up a beach. The orange tribe does that faster than blue and also solves a puzzle in no time. Here’s what strikes me immediately: guess who still hasn’t gone to even one tribal council: Cirie. There’s a reason she is near the top of my contender rankings.
Sandra needs to make a move. She starts working the angle to Zeke that he doesn’t want Debbie, Tai, and Aubry to join up since all of them were on the same season. But I’m not sure why that would be a big deal. Yes, Debbie will be joining this tribe since they’re going to lose a person, but she wasn’t tight with Tai or Aubry in Kaoh Rong. Plus Aubry isn’t even on this blue tribe right now. Still, Sarah is tempted by the pitch, noting that Sandra “just starts to suck you in.” It certainly seems that Ozzy, Andrea, and Sarah, none of whom have had much camera time all season, have formed an alliance.
For whatever reason, Tai chooses to throw a spanner into the works. He tells Varner that Sandra is being targeted, to the consternation of Ozzy who is standing right there.
Time for tribal council, the first of the season for lucky ducks Zeke, Sarah, Ozzy, and Andrea. Sandra starts by saying she thinks she’s a goner, and Zeke looks terrified as he knows this can only be the start of a maneuver of some kind. But for whatever reason, the move is made by Tai, who says he’ll give Sandra and Varner a name to vote for, and he whispers one to them. Varner points out that to make that happen, the three of them would need a fourth person since seven people are there, and it’s obvious Tai had not thought it through that far. Still, Ozzy looks like he’s going to throw up. After the whispering, Sarah says “Do you want to share with all of us?” and Tai says “I just named Ozzy.”
So now Tai is a major target. Sandra tells Andrea “Varner and I will vote with you,” if her group opts to take out Tai. Surely they won’t fall for it?
It’s a tense few moments. When votes are read, nobody plays an idol, and Sandra is voted out. She’s surprisingly gracious, and Probst notes that this is the first time in 94 days of playing that she’s being voted out. As she leaves, there’s a round of applause for her!
In my rankings, there are some changes, including moving Zeke down from #1 to #3. He’s just not staying under the radar enough for my taste.
contenders: 1. Brad, 2. Cirie, 3. Zeke, 4. Sierra, 5. Andrea, 6. Aubry, 7. Ozzy, 8. Troyzan, 9. Hali, 10. Sarah, 11. Varner
no chance: Tai, Debbie, Michaela

“She’s like a crazy lady.” Survivor: Game Changers March 29 2017 recap

6 Apr
J.T. denies to his tribemates that he told Brad that they were going to vote for Sierra (which is of course a lie). J.T. knows he’s in trouble and really needs a hidden immunity idol. He goes looking and finds an identical clue to the one Tai found last episode. With everyone away from the spot, J.T. is soon able to dig it up.
Before the reward challenge, we see the tribes discuss amongst themselves who will be doing which task at the challenge. This stuff is only ever shown when it will come back to haunt someone, either due to someone acting bossy or someone claiming he will be able to do something that he will later fail at …
The red team has a lead but alas, Debbie is not able to do the part that involves balancing a ball on a disc and crossing a balance beam. Or at least she has to try it multiple times, and while she is doing so the challenge ends. So no reward for the team. As the tribe leaves we hear Debbie tell us viewers that Brad is a dictator who gives all the orders and doesn’t listen, but we are shown a rare Survivor flashback that reminds us that before the challenge Debbie told Brad she has a “really good sense of balance.” 
On the green tribe, Sarah proposes an alliance to Troyzan in the most cautious way imaginable. Troy is naturally hoping not to have to play his idol. Sarah, a cop, tells us she is going to lie to the others the way criminals lie to her. 
At the red camp, Debbie grabs a bunch of stuff and leaves camp, she’s upset. Turns out it’s because she thinks Brad doesn’t show her any respect, while Hali gets whatever she wants. Tai tries to calm her down but tells us “she’s like a crazy lady.” Then Debbie, after spending the last few minutes exploding in anger, tells us “I don’t explode in anger.”
On the blue tribe, Michaela is eating too much sugar to suit JT, so Sandra secretly eats all the rest of the sugar hoping JT will blame Michaela. And back at the red camp, Tai finds an idol clue. This is getting a bit ridiculous in terms of these clues and idols being too easy to find (for everyone except Troy).
Time for the immunity challenge which includes a balance beam. Debbie insists on doing that part and refuses to even discuss it. Then during the first phase of the challenge Debbie keeps carping to Brad. When the balance beam part rolls around, Debbie (who was evidently overruled) keeps complaining that Hali is doing it rather than the gymnast (i.e. Debbie). Red actually wins the challenge thanks to Brad’s ace performance on the slingshot. So Ozzy and J.T, vie for the critical second place, and Ozzy barely beats him. This also ensures another episode of almost no camera time for the green tribe (in case you have forgotten about them completely, they are Ozzy, Zeke, Cirie, Andrea, Troyzan, and Sarah).
On the blue tribe, Aubry thinks Michaela has to go. And Jeff Varner says he’s behind the idea 100%. But Sandra sees her alliance as Varner and Michaela. So it’s Varner’s decision: will he side with them to vote J.T. out, or with J.T. and Aubry to vote Michaela out? The tribal council is mostly about Michaela and how hard she is to live with. After the votes are cast, Jeff Probst announces that this would be the time to play an idol … and J.T. does nothing! He is voted out, 3-2, with an idol in his pocket. Two dumb moves in two weeks for J.T. I don’t care if he won a season, this guy sucks at Survivor!
After J.T. is gone, Sandra admits the ate the sugar.
Why this decision for Varner, other than the fact that J.T. makes a lousy ally? Probably it’s because the idea of allying with two villains to take a target off of himself is pretty appealing.
In the previews for next week, there is something about a former Survivor returning. Please let it be Tony and/or Malcolm. That would be bad for the integrity of the game, but great for entertainment value.
contenders: 1. Zeke, 2. Cirie, 3. Aubry, 4. Andrea, 5. Brad, 6. Ozzy, 7. Sierra, 8. Sandra, 9. Hali, 10. Varner
not sure: Sarah, Troyzan
no chance: Tai, Debbie, Michaela