SCWL 6 Episodes 6 – 10

6.6A Previously on SCWL. . .

6.6B SCWL 6 Episode 6 Summary

6.6C SCWL 6 Episode 6 Blog

6.6D SCWL 6 Episode 6 Confessionals

6.6E SCWL 6 Episode 6 Tribal Council

6.6F SCWL 6 Episode 6 Fantasy Pool

6.6G SCWL 6 Episode 6 Boot List

6.6H Next Time on SCWL. . .

6.6I SCWL 6 Episode 6 Exit Interview

6.7A Previously on SCWL. . .

6.7B SCWL 6 Episode 6 Summary

6.7C SCWL 6 Episode 6 Blog

6.7D SCWL 6 Episode 6 Confessionals

6.7E SCWL 6 Episode 6 Tribal Council

6.7F SCWL 6 Episode 6 Fantasy Pool

6.7G SCWL 6 Episode 6 Boot List

6.7H Next Time on SCWL. . .

6.7I SCWL 6 Episode 6 Exit Interview

6.8A Previously on SCWL. . .

6.8B SCWL 6 Episode 8 Summary

6.8C SCWL 6 Episode 8 Blog

6.8D SCWL 6 Episode 8 Confessionals

6.8E SCWL 6 Episode 8 Tribal Council

6.8F SCWL 6 Episode 8 Fantasy Pool

6.8G SCWL 6 Episode 8 Boot List

6.8H Next Time on SCWL. . .

6.8I SCWL 6 Episode 8 Exit Interview

6.9A Previously on SCWL. . .

6.9B SCWL 6 Episode 9 Summary

6.9C SCWL 6 Episode 9 Blog

6.9D SCWL 6 Episode 9 Confessionals

6.9E SCWL 6 Episode 9 Tribal Council

6.9F SCWL 6 Episode 9 Fantasy Pool

6.9G SCWL 6 Episode 9 Boot List

6.9H Next Time on SCWL. . .

6.9I SCWL 6 Episode 9 Exit Interview

6.10A Previously on SCWL. . .

6.10B SCWL 6 Episode 10 Summary

6.10C SCWL 6 Episode 10 Blog

6.10D SCWL 6 Episode 10 Confessionals

6.10E SCWL 6 Episode 10 Tribal Council

6.10F SCWL 6 Episode 10 Fantasy Pool

6.10G SCWL 6 Episode 10 Boot List

6.10H Next Time on SCWL. . .

6.10I SCWL 6 Episode 10 Exit Interview

6.6A Previously on SCWL. . .

Previously on SCWL 6:

– At the end of round three, all three tribes had five members apiece.

– But that all changed when Matt from Nlad, and Cameron from SuLa, rejoined their allies Rob and DeAnna on Aspu. Aspu stood strong at seven while the other two tribes were down to four.

– The series’ first ever double elimination round would devastate SuLa and Nlad as neither of them could pull out a win.

– But things were made easy for SuLa when Larry volunteered to be punished for his inactivity, and sent home in a 4-0 vote.

– On Nlad, William targeted Angel.

– But a core Texan Alliance sent William home by a unanimous vote.  SuLa and Nlad are now down to three members.

– While SuLa had been putting up with a disadvantage for the whole season, they focused on the task at hand and prevailed in the next immunity challenge.

– It was hardly the same for Nlad who found themselves in a hole for the first time all season, and continued to fall apart at the seams in a lacklustre performance.

– At Tribal Council, Moises pulled a Larry and immediately asked to be voted out. His wish was granted as a 3-0 voteout occurred and eliminated him from the game. . .

– But not before giving away his Mutiny Trigger to Travis who already had an idol in his pocket.

– Nlad is down to two members. Travis, who has no past votes, an idol, and a Mutiny Trigger.

– And the other, Angel, who has nothing but a past vote to his name. Him and Travis must work together to win a challenge, or else he will be going home and Nlad will become conquered.

– Twelve are left. Who will be voted out tonight?

6.6B SCWL 6 Episode 6 Summary

Episode Six: “Tribal Warfare”
Date: November 26, 2013 – November 29, 2013
Immunity Challenge VI: Word Scramble Assignment.
Description: Each tribe assigns either an easy, medium, hard, or brutal set of 25 scrambled words/phrases to each of the opposing tribes. Each scramble you decode earns you points based on its difficulty. Highest number of points wins.
Winner: Aspu.
Twist: Whoever wins the challenge decides which of the two losing tribes goes to TC.
Losers: Nlad (2nd) and SuLa (3rd).
Chosen to go to TC: Nlad.
Voted Out By Default: Angel Candelas.
Vote Count: 2-0.
Tribes Conquered: One.

6.6C SCWL 6 Episode 6 Blog

VARIANT ON THE WORD SCRAMBLE–I THOUGHT IT WAS CREATIVE

Yeah, this is an element used in virtually every ORG on the Internet since 2000. I decided to shake things up by letting tribes assign one of four pre-set difficulties to each of the other two tribes.

Yet again, this is one of the many challenge experiments that defines this series. I was curious to see how it would play out. If it works, the ORG database has another challenge. If not, into the dumps it goes.

Don’t you love SCWL?

ANOTHER “WINNER TAKE ALL” TWIST TO MAKE SURE THE WHOLE SEASON IS BALANCED AT 50/50 OF WINNING IMMUNITY THANKS TO TWO 33/66 CHALLENGES

This is one of the main things I wanted to accomplish pre-season. I knew I had six pre-merge rounds planned. The main concern is that the game can be too slow if 1st and 2nd place are always safe because all it takes is one weak tribe to have the other two tribes bored, and ultimately, inactive for the second half of the game.

So I knew I wanted two out of six challenges to be a winner-take-all. The first one would be a double TC, and the other would be a “give away immunity to another tribe and save them” twist.

I think it worked out well.

THE TWIST ALSO ACTS AS THE ONLY PRE-MERGE PSEUDO-DAY 38 TRIBAL COUNCIL EVER

I must say this twist had a lot of different variations to it before I could come to a final decision. What is fair? What challenge should be played when this twist is used? I thought the politics of assigning scrambled words and the fact that the winning tribe chose who would be vulnerable as well as who would be saved made it feel like day 38 was happening on day 19.

It is one of my proudest twists that I have invented as a host. Expect it to return for a round in All Stars.

NLAD AND SULA WILL WIN THIS CHALLENGE IF THEY BOTH THROW THE EASY WORD PUZZLES ONTO ASPU

I strongly suspected that this could occur. That Nlad and SuLa could finally put aside their differences, and ultimately screw Aspu out of immunity as they head to TC. The challenge may not be important after all if two tribes can agree who should be sent to TC.

A lot of social skills are required to do well this round. I imagine all three tribes were exhausted as they needed both tribes to do their bidding, and set up the best possible path to be protected no matter who wins this challenge.

Which should make Aspu very very scared.

SULA DECIDES THEY WANT TO THROW IT TO ENSURE THEY DO NOT HAVE TO PICK SIDES

The refugee camp in the Booga Basement refuses to take sides. I think that fits SuLa perfectly–the refugee camp.

Abandoned by others, and all they have is each other. No sides notice them, but provide for them when they can. And I think SuLa has perfected this position because their only trip to TC has resulted in the dismissal of an inactive player.

Their neutrality to the conflict as they recover from their wounds was no different here. They did not want to commit to Aspu nor Nlad. As long as both tribes would save them, they could not care less about who won this challenge.

MATT FLIES THROUGH THE CHALLENGE

I was amazed with how well Matt did with this challenge. Cameron, Nick, Rudez, and Travis all had a terrible time, but Matt flew through it in minutes. In fact he was messaging me to see a couple words from the brutal word list.

I believe Rudez showed him the hard puzzles which he completed on his own as well. Few people could face off with Matt in word scrambles.

AS MUCH AS VIEWERS HATE MATT MORE THAN ANY OTHER PLAYER, HE IS REALLY TAKING COMMAND OF CHALLENGES

Between the jigsaw puzzle + photo challenge, the maze, and now this word scramble, Matt has led a tribe to three of six immunity challenge victories. Since coming to Aspu him and Cam have played in two of three challenges while the other five players have played only one.

CAM AND MATT, TWO MEMBERS THROWN OUT BY NLAD, HAVE NOW WON BOTH WINNER TAKE ALL CHALLENGES TO SEND NLAD TO THE RAIL

What a story of revenge this has been. Matt and Cameron both mutinied to Aspu for what appeared to be the sole purpose of slaughtering Nlad. They were crucial to the strategy of the maze challenge which was a double TC, and here they are in another winner-take-all word scramble to take out Nlad.

This is not a storyline that has defined heroes and villains. It is just fascinating that a storyline over the course of six rounds develops into a downright destruction of Nlad. People like Angel and William may not be loving it, but here you have people like Matt and Cam who could not be enjoying themselves more.

TRAVIS WILL PROBABLY REGRET ABANDONING CAM MORE THAN ANYBODY ELSE UPON REFLECTION

This is something I kept in my head from Opening Day. Cameron -really- wanted to have Travis as a key ally. He had zero intention to ever go against Travis. But Travis kept pushing Cam out in the first round because he viewed him as a threat.

Now look at what has transpired. Cam has won every single challenge since the start of the game. Zero trips to Tribal Council.

As for Travis? His tribe has now been conquered, and all of his close allies have been voted out.  This has been an absolute nightmare for him. And all of this could be traced back to his decision to push away the threat rather than ally with it.

TIMOTHY HAS NOT SENT IN A CONFESSIONAL FOR WEEKS. . .DOES THIS MEAN HE IS THE FIFTH WHEEL TO DEANNA, ROB, MATT, AND CAM?

This is the assumption I have been under for the past few rounds. If Timothy had been doing anything differently, I have a feeling I would hear about it.

But for now? Unless he says something to the contrary, I believe Timothy is glued to the alliance.

Note to future players: Please speak up more in confessionals!

MATT AND CAM WANT TO AVOID A MERGE BECAUSE THEY ARE MORE DESPERATE TO HAVE THE RECORD THAN WINNING THE GAME

This is the impression I got. Particularly from Cam. I can recall Cam repeatedly messaging from the double TC onwards as he was intrigued by going the longest without visiting TC.

In fact, I think Cameron directly references this as the reason he does not want to merge. Those two additional wins against SuLa would guarantee him a record that is virtually unbeatable. When Travis is added to SuLa, it will be 8 vs. 3. Two wins takes him to the round of nine as his first TC trip.

And I think players are finally beginning to notice just how much Cameron has avoided a place that Nlad became all too familiar with in this game.

TRAVIS, RUDEZ, COREY, NICKOLAS, EFE, AND LYNDSAY ALL KNOW THEY CANNOT TRUST DEANNA, MATT, CAM, AND ROB. . .THEY NEED TO VOTE TO MERGE

This is the big clash coming down the road. Sad Pudding’s cover has slipped. Six players know how tight Sad Pudding really is, and how close Cameron is to them on the wing.

They NEED to vote to merge next round. If they fail to do so, Aspu just needs one more challenge win, or go to TC without activating Travis’ idol to put the game in their bags as they still have two hidden immunity idols between the four of them.

I love that this storyline must come to a head very very soon. We may get the defining move of the season much earlier than virtually any other season in SCWL history.

RUDEZ DOES NOT WANT TO MERGE. SHE THINKS SOMEHOW THAT A TRIBE OF THREE CAN BEAT A TRIBE OF EIGHT

The downside of the refugee camp is that you really are in your own little world as the battling and negotiating is going down between the other two tribes. I am not sure if Rudez has something up her sleeve, but if I were going into a round of 3 vs. 8, I would prefer a merge rather than lose two people who could be used to manipulate their friends on the opposing tribe.

It is much easier (obviously) to use three people with varying bonds to manipulate and crack a majority rather than do it with the limited relationships that you possess.

Or is Rudez really that good? Who knows.

SULA NEEDS TO MERGE SO THEY CAN WORK WITH EFE, LYNDSAY, AND TRAVIS TO PRESERVE THE SIX-PERSON MAJORITY–JUST ONE MORE LOSS COULD GIVE THE VILLAINOUS ALLIANCE THE GAME

It really seems to be their only shot. I cannot emphasize that enough. These six must come together or they could very well be finishing 11th through 6th in this game.

VIEWERS REACT TO HOW NASTY THIS GAME HAS BEEN

November was not a good month for SCWL. To balance out the lacklustre votes, we had some of the ugliest fights that went a bit overboard during the pre-merge. I remember being messaged almost daily, or venting out my own frustration that players could not loosen each other’s jugulars for more than twenty minutes at a time.

This game will really be known for the pre-merge which had a huge fight virtually every single day.

THANKSGIVING CONTROVERSY–WE DID A CHALLENGE AND TC DURING THANKSGIVING FOR SCWL 4 LAST YEAR

This is only the second season to have a round play during American Thanksgiving. Last year, this was no issue with the SCWL 4 contestants.

This year? My oh my, I received several angry messages. I remember the complaints were to the point that Nlad was confused if I had delayed the challenge or not while the hours were ticking away. They saw so many complaints that they were certain I had caved in.

But when a challenge is underway, the only way to stop it is if it turns out to be an unplayable challenge. . .which thankfully has only happened once since SCWL 2.

IF MULTIPLE PEOPLE CAME TO ME BEFORE THE CHALLENGE WAS POSTED, I WOULD HAVE ALTERED THE SCHEDULE

This has always been an unspoken rule in ORGs. I distinctly remember talking to Lister and telling him “I bet in a week everyone will freak out about a challenge being on Thanksgiving even though they have had plenty of notice to say they will be unavailable”.

Sure enough we are 36 hours away from Thanksgiving when the challenge is posted and the public protests in the group come out in full force.

Note to future players: If a major international holiday (New Year’s, Easter, Christmas, my birthday) is going to affect you, please please please give me advance notice that it is going to reduce your availability. Otherwise, this Canuck is just going to keep up the pace of the game.

SULA AND NLAD DO NOT COME UP WITH THE RIGHT STRATEGY AS THEY LET ASPU GO TO AN EASY WIN

SuLa and Nlad were supposedly working together. However, they appeared to give Aspu a wide enough opportunity to score enough points to win this challenge.  Angel seemed to be the only one on Nlad and SuLa who was doing well with the challenge.

Okay, Nickolas deserves some credit because he was the only one who could do some of SuLa’s easy puzzles, and stopped shortly after that. Corey was sitting out, so he really had nothing to do with the challenge. Travis was occupied with a Final Two so I think his motivation to help in another challenge was not quite where it needed to be.

As for Rudez? Wow. Word scrambles are her kryptonite. She was -stumped- with the easy set. And some of the words were five letters! I think COINS was scrambled as well as having an accompanying hint, but still could not get it.

And do you know in most word scrambles how there is usually a dummy letter, two, or three in progressively harder sets? Well, Rudez thought that meant the Medium set would have one extra letter than the Easy set, the Hard set would have two extra letters (seven letter words) compared to the Easy set, and three more letters for the Brutal set (eight letter words).

I know Rudez will disagree with my assessment of how she interpreted the challenge, but any other incorrect interpretation would not really make much sense to anyone. I think it was just a stressful challenge with a lot at stake, and perhaps Rudez wanted to publicly post her confusion regarding the challenge in order to not make SuLa’s decision to throw the challenge too obvious.

SULA THREW IT TO PRESERVE THEIR HAND, AND ASPU REWARDS THEM FOR IT

Thanks to Matt and Cameron’s goal of conquering Nlad, there is really nothing SuLa could have done to get themselves sent to TC. Aspu and Nlad have hated each other more than any other tribe in history.

Although it would have been funny to see Aspu reduce the game to a tribe of seven and two tribes of two members each.

NLAD HEADS TO THE FIRST TWO-PERSON TC SINCE SCWL 1 WITH ANTON AND ELVERA

Ah, the good ol days.

Now before people go on to say that Nlad is the worst tribe to perform in SCWL history, let me remind you of Supa’s stats:

SUPA

– Lost all seven immunity challenges.
– Lost several challenges by as much as 100 to 300 percent.
– Visited Tribal Council seven times.

NLAD

– Won one immunity challenge.
– Only finished dead last in two challenges.
– Only visited Tribal Council four times.
– Two of their losses were narrow defeats.

Were they the most disorganized tribe I have ever seen? Yes.

Does that make them as bad as Supa? Not even close.

Travis and William are no Anton and Elvera.

A LOT OF SIMILARITIES BETWEEN ANGEL AND TRAVIS COMPARED TO ANTON AND ELVERA

I could not help but make the comparisons.

Anton received his only vote against him due to a rogue vote at the previous TC.
Angel receives his only vote against him from William at the previous TC where the eliminated player actually casts a vote.

Elvera held Supa’s idol for the whole pre-merge.
Travis held Nlad’s idol for the whole pre-merge.

Anton had Elvera’s fake idol.
Angel had Travis’ fake idol.

Travis has zero votes against him.
Elvera had zero votes against her.

Elvera was hated by the players on the opposing tribe as well as some viewers.
Travis was being hated on by the players on the opposing tribe as well as some viewers.

Nobody had a distinct opinion on Anton.
Nobody had a distinct opinion on Angel.

I was pretty much re-living the seventh round of SCWL 1 all over again because of the huge number of parallels on paper.

ANGEL GONE THANKS TO WILLIAM

Yep. That past vote did it all. I have past votes count because Tribal Council is a place where you account for your actions rather than Tribal Council being a place where you account for purple rocks and making fire.

Note to future players: Always keep those past votes of of you. Not everyone can pull a Jessica Frey. You will need to win the occasional tiebreaker. Yes, we average about one tie per season, but Survivor is too unpredictable for you to bank on not being one of those involved in a tie.

Come to think of it, I believe our last tie vote dates back to the Tina boot from SCWL 3. The one where “Jonas” flopped his vote in the re-vote to save Sheri, and instead send Tina packing.

ANGEL STEPPING OUT. . .STEPS BACK IN. . .DID IT REALLY MATTER? NO

Angel kept going back and forth between sacrificing himself for Travis’ personal benefit, or to actually answer the questions and cast a vote against Travis.

However, Angel took his elimination like an adult and decided he would give Travis any advantage he could to give Nlad the miracle victory at the end of this game.

TRAVIS, MATT, CAMERON, BRIAN GRIFFIN, AND WARREN ENGAGE IN A NASTY FIGHT THAT BRINGS IN DEANNA AND ROB

It must have only been a big deal at the time, but I barely remember it now. I believe this is the fight where Travis may have said something nasty about Cameron’s minor disability, and from there a huge fight between Travis’ thoughts on Sad Pudding, and then everybody and their mother’s thoughts on Travis coming to light.

Given that Travis was taking heat in the Final Tribal Council of Paul Louis game (which he would win a few days later), players like Brian Griffin and other jurors randomly appeared in my group to either cuss out Travis or watch it unfold.

And yes, Paul Louis was supposed to be in SCWL 4 but pulled out at the last minute. Maybe we will see him in SCWL 8? The invitation is always out there, Mr. Louis.

TIMOTHY SEEMS TO RELAY WHATEVER COMPLAINTS DEANNA, MATT, AND ROB HAVE

This has been my only contact with Tim up to this point. When Sad Pudding gets involved in a fight where they call for either Nick’s, Travis’, or Moises’ ejections, I always get a message from Tim too.

I think this is human nature due to wanting to stick up for your tribemates, and perhaps Tim’s youth being a factor as Rob and DeAnna are the two oldest members of original Aspu, but I am curious if Timothy stands by those convictions after seeing how this all plays out months later.

PEOPLE ALREADY WORRIED ABOUT THEIR EDIT

Ah. This is the round where all players became aware that these episodes were being made. Knowing all of the fights that have gone down, everyone was paranoid how they would be portrayed in these episodes.

Well, you should be worried. 😛

Actually not. Most people either ignore these episodes or forget what you said about two weeks after the fact.

Unless your name is Marcelo and you just say “idk” in response to every single event over and over and over again.

WITH ANGEL GONE, TRAVIS IS ALL ALONE WITH HIS MUTINY TRIGGER

And an idol. That is a ton of power which Travis can wield as he heads to the Aspu tribe.

WHATEVER HAPPENS NEXT ROUND WILL DICTATE THE OUTCOME OF THE WHOLE SEASON, BUT STILL BANKING ON SAD PUDDING ALLIANCE GOING DOWN BEFORE THE FINAL FOUR

Just a gut feeling that I had based on how these games usually work. All logic points to a counteralliance doing what is necessary to break up a major voting bloc until they are no longer a threat.

But has there really been anything that has gone down as I expected when I created the structure for this season?

The six really ugly and, depending on how much you watch this game for the exciting Tribal Councils, lacklustre and disappointing voteouts.

I promise you that this next episode will be well worth the wait. We had at least one event per day, and so many twists and turns occur that we needed a full week before a player was voted out of this game.

The level of deceit is so layered that players are screaming at me to give them just two extra seconds before they lock in their vote, or lock in their decision. The immunity challenge has the most suspenseful result of any challenge in SCWL history that it is a lock for returning in All Stars.

Trust me. This next episode will be in the SCWL Hall of Fame forever. It is about as fun as SCWL gets.

6.6D SCWL 6 Episode 6 Confessionals
CAMERON,

Moises. What a f—.

To be a stealth commander is one thing. To vote me out is one other thing that is ultimately insignificant in how I view him as a human being.

But to not only act above the game you signed up for, like you’re so much better than it, and acting like those playing it are so beneath you, WHILST PLAYING THE GAME ITSELF, is the definition of being a stuck-up f—face.

In addition, if you think quitting makes you look in any way above it all, guess what sugar, it doesn’t. It makes you like a fit-throwing little kid who isn’t getting their way and just doesn’t want to be voted out.

Since you’re abandoning this for another game, you don’t exactly look like a Rhodes Scholar.

Look, this game drives me nuts. In fact I can count five times where this ORG has driven me nuts. Where I feel like something is bulls— and I don’t know why I’m doing it. But I keep doing it, despite my bitching. And that’s from someone who has been screwed left and right.

But on that subject, I’ve come to a place where I’m trying to let go of my animosity. I’ve spent a couple of weeks trying to pretend that I’m not being vindictive over how I was treated on Nlad, and obviously it didn’t work out so well because I really came to loathe them. Now I’m just loathing them because at least two of them were assholes. Warren and William were good guys in a bad situation, and I found I couldn’t judge the entire tribe because of what happened to me.

So it’s a matter of ceasing to be the victim and allowing myself the confidence to get s— done.

I swear to god though if you pull a bottle twist on us though I’ll cream you.

I have been irrationally paranoid of a bottle twist this entire game.

So I’ve learned that I’m better not being a leader, which is why I’m glad I mutinied.

People like Rob and DeAnna are better tribe leaders. They’re good to people, reassuring, and bring a true team spirit.

Matt is a great challenge leader when he’s allowed to be. He’s good at tribal strategy and how to do our best whilst screwing over our opponents.

Strangely enough, I’m finally becoming a little bit UTR.

Ironically tonight was the night I got elected to the leadership committee of my volunteer organization. I’m a better leader when I’m not trying to screw over those I’m serving.

DEANNA,

There is so much I want to say about the recent events but I am exhausted. Confessional #9 will be written tomorrow.

I just didn’t want you to think I have forgotten about confessionals!

EFE,

Confession: It’s has been a time, we keep wining and that may give matt and Cam enough time to find a crack in to group and fit in. they are both good guys and that worries me. D is acting so suspicious and overly protecting Matt and Cam. I still believe in Misfits but Misfits haven’t been tested with a serious situation, I am really curious about it

Confession: Travis who is desperately trying to save himself is working on everybody. I gotta tell that I appreciate him, even he is the last standing person he is not giving up. He told me that Rob, D, Matt and Cam have an alliance and he is not the only one who said that to me! I asked it about Lyndz and surely she denied it, I believe her but when everything is revealed and she lied me about it, I am going to be very disappointing. Also, matt told tra. that ‘ I barely know the language’, it’a little harsh if he said that. If it is also true, he def. got some Moises inside him

We are keep on winning but I want to merge now, I really need to make a big move if I want to go deep in this game.

LYNDSAY,

Uh, not like myopinion is really worth ANYTHING, but since I know people are bitching to you about the whole Travis thing… don’t f—ing post s— you don’t want drawn on.

Don’ post things on FB if you don’ want others to see it

and don’t go into TC and post something so personal about yourself and than bitch when somebody else brings it up. Travis was wrong y what he said, but he in no means should be eliminated or anything. My lord, people in this game need to mature

MATT,

I want to go on record as saying this challenge, given the current climate, favors SuLa and Nlad. It allows for too much collusion to prevent a shared target tribe from winning. We’re done with our lists. They were easy, no pun intended, and if the hard/brutal lists are similarly easy there’s literally no chance at us winning despite getting our questions all correct. This puts us at a disadvantage despite doing everything right and unnaturally puts the power in the hands of those that should’ve have any. This game shouldn’t devolve into Davy and Goliath. In this case Aspu is simply the better tribe and we’ll suffer as a result? Unfair.

ROB,

I’m seriously so sick of people in this game using personal low blows as a means to forward themselves. We had to deal with it with Adam at the beginning,an d now Travis is calling out Cameron on his mental illness? ARE YOU F—ING KIDDING ME? He’s doing this because he messaged everyone in Aspu separately and tried to make alliances withal of us by trying to turn us against eachother. We all denied his request for an alliance because he’s caused nothing but trouble so far in this game, and his tribe sucks and lost every member. I really can’t stand for this bulls—. It’s one thing to make personal attacks or post personal pictures, but to call someone’s mental illness into a personal attack is completely wrong.

I’ve been quiet on the boards for a while now, but this is wayyyyy over the line. I had to let him know that it was it right. He still thinks he did nothing wrong, and is trying to turn it around back on him.

Wasn’t right*

I feel like all I’ve done is complain in these confessionals to you, but hey, isn’t that what the confessionals are here for? Haha.

But can we just talk about how awesome Aspu is? We’ve done so well in this game and I can’t be more proud of my tribe. It’s going to be really difficult when we have to vote someone out.

In relation to all that’s happened so far with this stupidity, this sums it up pretty well I think. Thank you, Scar.

RUDEZ,

Confessional:

Yay, so after winning the last immunity challenge, everyone’s relaxed a bit.. it was so great coming out 1st for once and I can’t wait to do it again..

I often think how much it sucks that SuLa is a 3 man tribe, and we’ve only been to tribal once, we’ve only lost once.. it’s a horrible feeling.. but then I think about Nick and Corey, and I’m tight with them, and would love to go far with both of them.

I have completely different relationships with both Nick and Corey. Corey’s more about having fun and just chatting to pass the time, which is so enjoyable sometimes but often really annoying.. I do feel comfortable enough around him that I can tell him he’s annoying me and he’ll just laugh it off and everything is fine.

Nick and my conversations generally have more of a motive behind them.. we talk about the game quite often with quick interjections about each other’s lives like favourite TV shows.. I think we’re very alike in the way we want to play the game, we know it’s a game and that it must be fun, but we’d like to be serious about it too… thinking we’ve got a good balance there.

As excited as I am about Nlad being down to 2 people, I do NOT want them to go to tribal again.. The 3 tribes works for me cause SuLa is not the threat, we’re the poor abandoned tribe in the middle of the 2 other ‘fiercer’ tribes at war.. I don’t get the feeling that people want us to lose, but often hear that Nlad wants Aspu to go down and Aspu wants Nlad to go down..

Aspu losing immunity will be tricky too.. As nice as it would be for their numbers to decrease a bit, one of my allies (Lynday, Efe, and possibly Tim) might be voted out.. also they’re a split tribe at the moment which will be easy to mess with at the merge, but if they vote someone out, I can see it being Matt and I can see them uniting after that..

I mean, I know Lynds will always have my back.. but her teammates in our alliance need to feel just as safe, and having greener prospects for them would not be ideal..

This word scramble challenge is interesting.. Do you give another tribe a guaranteed 50 points, or do you gamble and hope they get less? Both Nlad and Aspu have offered to help SuLa out, naturally I’ve agreed to both but have said that I have to talk to Nick first, therefore putting more trust in me, but not having to 100% commit to anything.

My initial strategy would be to want Nlad and Aspu to each get the easy set and the extremely difficult set.. I assume they’ll give each other the easy set, so the extreme one would be given to both of the other tribes by us.. Nick will probably think of something better though.. haha

We’d want the medium set to make sure we definitely got points and the hard set to give us an opportunity to make more points.. I do think we have an advantage (for the first time in the game) in the fact that I’m the only non-American competing in it.. which means I don’t have family and thanksgiving turkeys to contend with on Thursday.. I also apparently have no life, so have tons of time to spend on making sure we get the most points possible!

Hmmm.. quick notes on some other tribe members: Rob: love him to bits.. I consider him intellectually my equal as we approach tasks the same way and have the same strengths.. I talk to him daily and I know he’s quite far up the totem pole on Aspu, so hopefully that can help.

DeAnna: She’s suspicious of me due to the fact that I didn’t mutiny.. I’ve tried to subtly tell her my reasons and hope that she can accept those as good reasons.. I feel like at this moment she’s a non-factor, but obviously I want to still make sure I have great relations with her

Efe: Love him to bits, trust him far too much for the amount we’ve spoken..

Travis: super shady but I will work with him if I need to.. I may not like what he did, but this is a game, I can put it behind me

Cam: apparently we’re still aligned, but I just assume we’re both lying to each other

Oh man.. I’m toeing the line at the moment.. Spoken to people on both Aspu and Nlad about helping each other out to get the other one to tribal..

But wow, it’s turning out to be more difficult than I anticipated.. Is this the right time to use people’s trust in me against them, or will a better time come?? I’m going to end up pissing someone off by the end of the challenge, so should it be Nlad or Aspu.. I think I have my answer

So Rob just says to me that on a small tribe there’s less place to hide.. and he’s right.. there’s no place to hide on SuLa.. but in this game, SuLa is hiding behind the other tribes

Confessional:

So Aspu has just won immunity and has chosen SuLa to be immune.. I think this was honestly SuLa’s best case scenario (well mine at least).. Firstly, not winning means that SuLa didn’t have to openly choose sides, and we don’t get Travis if he stays. Secondly, Nlad, the tribe that voted me out, is no more.. I smile a bit at that..

I’m reading the argument on the results thread and notice something rather peculiar.. I don’t get mentioned at all.. Like, no one remembers I was on Nlad and a part of Matt and Cam’s alliance.. lol, and that I was plotting against Nlad just as much as the other 2 were.. I have been trying to distance myself and not be too vocal, and it seems it’s been working.. I’m kinda glad I wasn’t dragged into it..

Hoping we don’t merge just yet.. Aspu needs to have a tribal council to get all those idols out..

TRAVIS,

TRAVIS: Did you tell people I have the idol?!?!?!???

ME: Nope.

TRAVIS: Well in your question to angel you say it’s pretty much a sure thing that he’s going

ME: Because he said he was stepping down until ten seconds ago, and he has more past votes than you.

TRAVIS: So what’s happening. Is he stepping down or not?

ME: Angel just told me he recants his quit. I was just in the process of posting that to the TC thread.

TRAVIS: So how are ties broken?

ME: Past votes.

ME: If past votes are tied, then it is a live challenge. Yes, that is why I said Angel is pretty much gone by default. Nothing to do with your idol.

Okay

Sorry

Makes sense now

This game has been hell for me

Literally he’ll

I’d love for a little ray of sunshine at some point

6.6E SCWL 6 Episode 6 Tribal Council

TRIBAL COUNCIL #6

(ANGEL)-(TRAVIS)
XXX
(adam)-(WARREN)-(MARC)-(LARRY)-(WILLIAM)-(MOISES)

Super Mario Bros. Castle Theme

I must say this situation really snuck up on me. I remember at the end of round three when the tribes were 5-5-5 and never even considered a tribe would fall down to one member.

Unfortunately that is the reality of a three-tribe format. One person is lost to a mutiny, and three consecutive immunity challenge losses drop you to one member just like that. If it were any other season, you guys would still have people left.

It seems silly to have a full 24 hour TC with just you two here. So this will be Nlad’s final day.

So let’s chat one last time and Angel is free to go.

ANGEL,

1. Before the mutiny you guys were doing relatively fine. You had finished 1st, 2nd, 3rd. You finished as middle of the road as you could. Then this mutiny happens and it shifts the whole dynamic of the game. Matt mutinies, and turns around to lead his tribe to two immunity challenge wins both times that he has played in a challenge. Do you think this has really been a story of Matt’s Revenge as to why you guys have been conquered?

2. In fact, Cameron was the first person you eliminated from this tribe back in the opening immunity challenge. Him and Matt were the two that won this challenge for Aspu, and had the sole responsibility of deciding who went to TC. Has this game taught you “man, these social relationships can really aid you or bite you at any given time”?

3. Do you think that possible mind games from people on the other tribes ultimately affected your performance? Just because they get you so riled up and may be distract you from the task at hand?

4. I cannot really count this situation as a quit because you are pretty much out of this tribe by default. You fought hard and played hard in all aspects of the game. Any final words for Travis as you exit this game?

TRAVIS,

1. What has Angel meant to you in this game? And how do you move forward knowing that you are entering a tribe that has been battling against you since day one.

Angel is sincerely one of the hardest working most loyal players I’ve even played with. He is classy and smart and even with two ass clowns attacking us every minute – he still keeps his cool. I move forward with my head held high and an agenda – I no longer care about making the finals – I care about making sure two people don’t. That something they don’t see coming

2. You will be reunited with Matt and Cameron since the beginning of the game plan. Will camp life be chaotic because it will indeed be the three of you sharing the same space?

I’m sure it will be just as chaotic as it has been every day since they left. It doesn’t affect me – but it makes them look like giant gaping assholes – so regardless of where I finish – I can’t WAIT to see them crumble and turn on each other. A blindside would be great too!!

3. You started out as the captain of this tribe, and fittingly, will be the last person left standing. Since you are the last person left standing, I will leave you with the final words for this tribe.

Final words – William, Moises and Angel – you all f—ing rock. We are in this situation because of an unforeseen twist that has never happened on the show before. Who could have predicted that someone could give their auction gift to someone on another tribe OR hat they would be stupid enough to do so. I am glad I met all of you guys and I’ll do my best to outlast sula and Aspu and reclaim the respect that this tribe deserves.

Okay. No need to vote because, not only is the decision already made by default, but Angel has agreed to step down anyway and let Travis walk forward unscathed.

Once you guys are finished here, I will officially announce Angel’s elimination from the game, say some parting words, and add Travis to the Aspu camp tonight.

After that. . .who knows what is in store as we enter the second half of this game.

TRIBAL COUNCIL VOTING

TRAVIS,

I vote for angel :/

And yea – Matt’s intensity has cramped a lot of people’s fun factor

TRIBAL COUNCIL VOTE REVEAL

Chrono Trigger Game Over

If anybody has the hidden immunity idol, and they decided to play it, now would be the time I’d reveal it.
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Okay. Once the votes are read the decision is final and the person voted out will be removed from the group almost immediately.
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FIRST VOTE:
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(angel :/)
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SECOND VOTE:
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And the fourth person voted out of the Nlad tribe:
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SELF-VOTE: (ANGEL)
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Angel, the tribe has spoken.
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It’s time for you to go.

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With Angel’s departure, Nlad is officially conquered. Travis, you are now officially be a member of the Aspu tribe, but since you are using your Mutiny Trigger immediately, I will not bother adding you to the camp.

Another big move being made by changing your fate. Time will tell if you are making the right decision. Good luck.

6.6F SCWL 6 Episode 6 Fantasy Pool

BRIAN WHITEHEAD:
1. Lyndsay Sherry [Aspu]
2. Cameron Johnson [Aspu]
3. Deanna Bastin [Aspu]
4. Matt Wolff [Aspu]
5. Rob Brodeur [Aspu]
6. Corey Alteire [SuLa]
7. Nickolas DiVerdi [SuLa]
8. Rudez Marks [SuLa]
9. Efe Karanisoglu [Aspu]
10. Travis Rindler [Nlad]
11. Angel Candelas [Nlad]
12. Timothy Zahra [Aspu]

DAVID RACINE:
1. Deanna Bastin [Aspu]
2. Rob Brodeur [Aspu]
3. Lyndsay Sherry [Aspu]
4. Matt Wolff [Aspu]
5. Cameron Johnson [Aspu]
6. Timothy Zahra [Aspu]
7. Efe Karanisoglu [Aspu]
8. Travis Rindler [Nlad]
9. Nickolas DiVerdi [SuLa]
10. Corey Alteire [SuLa]
11. Angel Candelas [Nlad]
12. Rudez Marks [SuLa]

JESSICA FREY:
1. Deanna Bastin [Aspu]
2. Nickolas DiVerdi [SuLa]
3. Lyndsay Sherry [Aspu]
4. Rudez Marks [SuLa]
5. Efe Karanisoglu [Aspu]
6. Rob Brodeur [Aspu]
7. Timothy Zahra [Aspu]
8. Corey Alteire [SuLa]
9. Travis Rindler [Nlad]
10. Angel Candelas [Nlad]
11. Cameron Johnson [Aspu]
12. Matt Wolff [Aspu]

LISTER POTTER III:
1. Efe Karanisoglu [Aspu]
2. Timothy Zahra [Aspu]
3. Lyndsay Sherry [Aspu]
4. Deanna Bastin [Aspu]
5. Nickolas DiVerdi [SuLa]
6. Rob Brodeur [Aspu]
7. Rudez Marks [SuLa]
8. Angel Candelas [Nlad]
9. Cameron Johnson [Aspu]
10. Travis Rindler [Nlad]
11. Corey Alteire [SuLa]
12. Matt Wolff [Aspu]

18th – Adam Kolodny [QUIT] – MICHELLE PEARCE-DENOVAN

17th – Warren Adams [Nlad] – LISTER POTTER III

16th – Marc Oriol [Aspu] – MICHELLE PEARCE-DENOVAN [2nd Pick]

—MUTINY OFFER—

15th – Larry Chip Childress [SuLa]

14th – William Cook [Nlad]

13th – Moises Moreno [Nlad]

12th – Angel Candelas [Nlad] – AMANDA ALDRIDGE

6.6G SCWL 6 Episode 6 Boot List

11: RUDEZ
10: COREY
09: CAMERON
08: MATT
07: ROB
06: DEANNA
05: TIMOTHY
04: LYNDSAY
03: TRAVIS
02: NICKOLAS
01: EFE

6.6H Next Time on SCWL. . .

Next Time on SCWL 6:

– With Nlad conquered, we return to a two-tribe format.

– But with a Mutiny Trigger and an idol at his disposal, Travis starts the round off with a bang.

– And what is put into motion will go down as one of the top five greatest episodes of all time as every decision, every twist, every vote, and every challenge will see numerous power shifts right up until the final second.

– After six episodes of ugly clashes and one of the most boring string of Tribal Councils ever, it is finally time for a good episode of SCWL. An episode so great that it took eight days worth of action-packed Survivor to reach its conclusion.

– And you will NOT believe who goes home. Absolutely no one is safe.

– Do NOT miss the next episode of SCWL–it is possibly one of the greatest episodes in any ORG online.

6.6I SCWL 6 Episode 6 Exit Interview

ANGEL EXIT INTERVIEW

1) If I recall correctly, this was your first ORG. I know you just finished playing Clayton’s as well. So the thing I want to know is. . .am I better than Clayton?

You’re challenges are definitely way more intense. You’re both pretty awesome hosts.

2) You picked Moises to be on Nlad. Travis was captain, and William ends up on the tribe by default. Any idea that would end up being the core of your tribe right from day one?

I was told to pick Moises. I can’t remember who told me. I think it was Cameron?

3) When you guys had to vote people onto SuLa, it seemed like Cameron, Rudez, and Matt found themselves on the outside instantly. Why was the target on them at the beginning?

They were pretty much trying to tell us what to do. More Cameron and Matt. Especially Matt. The way he tries to tell people things just comes off as him threatening you. With him it was pretty much: This is the plan. This is how we’re going to do it. If you say no, you’re out next.

4) You booted Corey onto SuLa during the third round of voting instead of Matt. What were the downsides you considered at the time regarding the decision to keep Matt?

Corey volunteered to go to SuLa. We kept Matt just to have an easy vote whenever we went to Tribal Council.

5) Was there ever a peaceful day at camp when Matt was around?

Only once I started ignoring him completely and not replying to his messages.

6) Speaking of the first round, was there a clear strategy for Nlad during the first tribal immunity challenge?

I don’t remember the first challenge.

7) In round two you volunteered to be captain of the maze. Looking back, did you get waaaaaay more than you bargained for with that challenge? I think that was the least cohesive tribal performance I have ever seen.

I checked, double checked, and triple checked all of my directions to make sure they were correct. THEY WERE! Once people had to delete their moves and post them again things got messy. All of my moves were still correct when things were being redone.

8) And what exactly happened with directions there? Because William was the only one to navigate successfully. Matt was dead on the very first move. Travis and Moises both screwed up halfway through. Can you take me through that challenge?

Again, I gave directions correctly. Matt going off on the first move I believe was intentional. I don’t know how Travis and Moises messed up. William made it all the way through with my directions just fine. Like I said, I checked my directions multiple times, even after we had to start over, and they were all fine.

9) So you guys lose the maze challenge yet none of the blame falls on you. In fact, the blame ended up with the one guy who had nothing to do with that huge loss. How come Warren had all of the attention on him instead of you?

It wasn’t that the blame fell on him it was just that there was Matt by himself, then the rest of us and within that group me, Moises and Travis were together. The three of us decided to vote for Warren since we had talked to him the least and he seemed to want to go along with Matt.

10) Do you think that rather than you being blamed for the loss, I actually received most of the blame for your tribemates for not stepping in soon enough to assist you guys with the challenge?

I think you did receive a lot of the blame for not replying sooner but, it wasn’t your fault. I read the instructions and I copy/pasted all the instructions to everyone else so they all read them as well. None of us caught on to the fact that you wanted individual posts.

11) Actually, that wouldn’t have been such a bad strategy after losing. Did you go out of your way to try and deflect the blame onto me for not properly hosting it?\

I think I was just irritated that I wasted so much time on this one simple challenge only to have to redo it. I managed to make it through the vote so I guess it must have worked.

12) So Warren goes. Any long-term plans established at this point or was it “just get Warren out for now”? And why did Warren have to take the fall?

Well, we wanted Matt gone and he was safe so it was either Warren or William since Moises, Travis and Myself were aligned. We went with Warren because we didn’t really talk to him much, or at least I didn’t.

13) In round three Matt did not get his way with eliminating Moises in the previous round, and begins going after him non-stop publicly. How much did that distract Nlad’s ability to perform when you have to deal with Matt and Moises?

It was super annoying seeing an almost 40 year old, grown, unemployed man attack a teenager like that. I just didn’t want anything to do with it. I thought about quitting several times just to get away from that kind of negative energy.

14) Somehow, you guys win the photo +jigsaw puzzle and a clue for the hidden individual immunity idol. Tell me about the search for that idol. Was it more complicated than what we saw?

I had no idea what the clues were, lol. We all shared our clues with each other but not with Matt. I don’t know if anyone decided to share their clue with Matt or not but, I didn’t. Travis told me they were supposed to be put together and make a URL for a youtube video. I got to work trying different combinations but he found it before I did. I really liked trying to put that together and looking for it as frustrating as it was.

15) Moises had the Mutiny Trigger. If I had not announced the mutiny at the start of round four, would he have used it anyway to let Matt leave?

I honestly don’t know and I had completely forgotten about that thing until he announced he was giving it to Travis before he left.

16) Were there any other ideas you guys considered while the mutiny was going on?

Travis and I knew Matt was leaving and I think the rules said at least two people had to stay on a tribe so Travis and I stuck together.

17) Round four was the double boot. Aspu had a 7-4-4 advantage. Yet you guys and SuLa took each other out in the challenge. How come nobody was willing to cooperate?

I don’t remember what the challenge was but I do remember hearing a lot that we couldn’t trust Rudez because she was with Matt and Cameron so I think that had something to do with not working together?

18) You lose and William goes. It seemed like William could never get into anyone’s inner circle. What could he have done differently to last longer?

I don’t think he did anything wrong. He talked to us in our group chat every now and then but, Moises, Travis and I were loyal to each other and stuck together.

19) And how come he targeted you?

I think I talked to him the least? I don’t know, really.

20) Then Moises and Travis screwed up the cryptogram challenge. Moises volunteered to go. Would you and Travis have ousted him anyway? Did his conflict put him on the outside by default?

I talked to Travis a lot during the game and I would like to think that if Moises did not volunteer Travis would have kept me anyway but, who knows.

21) Moises gave his Mutiny Trigger to Travis instead of you. Why do you think he chose to help Travis?

I guess he trusted him more than he trusted me? That’s mainly what made me think that if he had not volunteered would Travis have kept me?

22) What was up with Moises’ Tribal Council? You guys wanted it all done in twenty minutes and not bother answering the questions for the episodes. Were you guys aware that all of these episodes are posted online at the end of the game?

I didn’t know they were posted at the end of the game but he had volunteered and these rounds were already taking such a long time that I think we just wanted to keep it moving, lol.

23) Then another “one tribe wins” twist came along. Do you think SuLa was more willing to work with you guys or Aspu for the word scramble and give away immunity?

24) You said upon your exit that Travis was not really helping with the challenge. Did you know you were pretty much dead right then when you had to do it alone?

Yea, once I realized he wasn’t helping and knowing he had an idol I knew I was done. I tried my best to get as many as I could but it wasn’t enough.

25) Do you think SuLa had any intention of winning that word scramble, or do you think they left you and Travis for dead?

I don’t think they tried. I heard from other people that Travis was going around telling them that he wasn’t even going to help me and just throw it so it was pretty much me on my own.

26) At Tribal Council you kept going back and forth between stepping down or voting Travis. You ended up self-voting. Was that voluntary to help out Travis?

It was my first ORG so I still didn’t know how things worked. I remember asking you a lot of questions about how a 2 person tribal worked, what happened after the tie and how was the tiebreaker determined. I ended up self voting because I didn’t want Travis to have a vote against him in case he was in a similar situation down the line. Even though he threw the scramble challenge, I was still willing to help him instead of anyone else.

27) Some people think that you and Moises both quit. How do you disagree with those claims?

I didn’t see it was me quitting. I knew there was no way of me staying once you explained everything to me and didn’t want to waste 24 hours on another tribal council where everyone knew what the outcome was going to be.

28) How does it feel to know you are only the second person to be voted out at a F2 pre-merge TC in series history?

Special? Lol, I’m not sure.

29) Who do you want to be voted out next? Who do you think will be voted out next? Who do you think will win? Who do you want to win?

I’m answering all these questions weeks after I was voted out. I honestly don’t care who wins this game. I really enjoyed playing it but some of these people I’d be ok never having to speak to again in my life.

30) If you have any other thoughts, please share.

I’ve played in a few ORGs since I was voted out and I do have to say that yours has had the most unique challenges. Thanks for putting on a great game!

On behalf of the production crew for SCWL 6, we thank you for playing this game!

6.7A Previously on SCWL. . .

– The game began with two tribes–Aspu and Nlad. At the first immunity challenge, both tribes had to exile three players each onto a new tribe–SuLa.

– After three rounds, the game was even as each tribe lost one member.

– At the start of round four, the classic SCWL mutiny staple returned as Matt from Nlad and Cameron from SuLa jumped ship to the Aspu tribe.

– The Aspu tribe not only had a seven person numbers advantage, but Cameron took the SuLa idol with him into camp, and Rob had already found Aspu’s idol.

– Shortly after the mutiny, Travis found the idol as only three other players remained on the tribe. He was virtually guaranteed to survive every vote on Nlad.

– Although SuLa had only four members remaining, they lost only once out of the next three challenges, where they voted out the most inactive player in the game.

– At Aspu, the target turned to Efe.

– But that would have to wait as Aspu managed to preserve their lead. In fact, out of the eleven players remaining, seven of them are currently on the Aspu tribe.

– This leaves Nlad. Even though their most volatile member, Matt, left camp, they seemed more disorganized and chaotic than ever as they would lose the next three immunity challenges.

– William. . .Moises, who gave his Mutiny Trigger to Travis before leaving. . .And Angel, who went home by default.

– Once Angel was gone, Travis was the last member standing for Nlad. Nlad was officially conquered. Travis will now become the eighth member of the Aspu tribe, and with SuLa’s refugee camp now down to three, it appears a second tribe in a row could be conquered soon.

– But when Travis announced the use of his Mutiny Trigger at the conclusion of last night’s episode, will it be the desperate shake-up to the game that SuLa and Travis need?

– Eleven are left. Who will go home tonight?

6.7B SCWL 6 Episode 6 Summary

Episode Seven: “Decisions, Decisions, Decisions”
Date: November 30, 2013 – December 6, 2013
Twist: Travis uses Mutiny Trigger. Travis goes to SuLa. Rudez and Nickolas move to Aspu. Tribes are 9-2.
Another Twist: Players vote if they like to start the merge and jury.
Verdict: Merge starts thanks to 6-5 vote. Jury delayed for first time ever due to 6-5 vote.
Immunity Challenge VII: Sports Day
Description: Players put together a chain of ten sports predictions between NHL and NBA (e.g. if you get games 2, 3, and 4 right, you score additional points. If you lose game 5  but get game 6 right, you score only one more point). The player with the most points wins immunity.
Winner: Rob Brodeur.
Tribal Council 7A: Cameron Johnson receives seven votes. Rudez Merks receives four.
Idol: Matt plays Cameron’s idol, and assigns it to Cameron. TC is null and void.
Tribal Council 7B/7 Real: Travis Rindler goes home by 3-2-2 vote.
Vote Count: 3-2-2 (Travis Rindler-Timothy Zahra-Corey Altiere)
Is This the First Time Where a Player Self-voted Themselves Out of the Game While Holding the Idol: Yes.

6.7C SCWL 6 Episode 6 Blog

NLAD IS EXTINCT–TRAVIS PREPARES TO JOIN ASPU

Matt and Cameron succeeded in getting their revenge on Nlad. All that remains is Travis who is well-armed with a Mutiny Trigger in one hand and a hidden immunity idol in the other.

I was legit excited for this round.

TRAVIS, MATT, AND CAMERON ALL FIGHT

But alas, it would not be SCWL 6 without a bunch of ugly fighting and threats. These guys just can’t get along, eh? Part of the reason why I am looking forward to the cast of SCWL 7 All Stars–I can only see a couple of ugly fights all season.

Truth be told, I could not even tell you what this particular argument was about because it is sandwiched ten other fights that involve Travis, Matt, and Cameron.

VIEWERS HATE ALL OF THEM

I forgot who said it in the viewers lounge, but somebody said “Even though Travis is on one side and Matt and Cameron are on the other side. . .it is impossible to root for any of them.”

It is funny that SuLa, the most neutral trio in SCWL ever, happen to be viewed as the most heroic players of the season. Nickolas, Corey, and Rudez were pretty much met with as much praise as the Aitu 4 did during the course of Cook Islands.

VIEWERS ROOTING AGAINST SAD PUDDING

Based on the fact that a merge was on the horizon, this is the point in the game where the viewers thought they were going to get their game-long wish of Sad Pudding finally suffering their downfall.

However, with two hidden immunity idols in their alliance, and strong challenge performers, I thought there was a good chance that they could save them from this round’s TC vote.

TRAVIS GOES BACK AND FORTH BUT PULLS MUTINY TRIGGER. . .OR DOES HE?

If I recall correctly, Travis told me he wanted to use his Mutiny Trigger as we waited for Angel to go home by default.

However, at the end of the round Travis changed his mind. Then changed it again. And again. And again. And again.
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And again. And again. And again.

It reminded me of the Final Four TC in SCWL 2 when Noah changed his vote between Michael and David approximately 23 times (no, that’s the serious count, no joke) before setting upon who would go home. The eliminated player, Michael, is considered amongst the top five players closest to winning SCWL, and David went on to win the season by the biggest landslide in series history (8-1).

Ah. SCWL 2. The initial peak of this series that has only been matched (and possibly surpassed) by SCWL 5.

I cannot express how much I am looking forward to see these folks from SCWL 2 coming back for another chance in a game that may only beat SCWL 2 in terms of a competitive atmosphere.

TRAVIS JUMPS AWAY FROM A TRIBE OF EIGHT? HE WOULD HAVE BEEN SAFE IF ASPU LOST IMMUNITY

But the Mutiny Trigger is pulled. Truth be told, this did me a favour because Travis, Matt, and Cameron in the same tribe camp may have been impossible for the players to deal with. I kept trying to think of another time where a pre-merge tribe had been a virtually uncontrollable situation, and I must say nothing has come close to the possibility of Travis, Matt, and Cam being together.

Because Travis used the Mutiny Trigger, I never bothered adding him to the Aspu camp for the 24 hours even though he was an official Aspu member. I have a feeling that 99% of the time I would have forced someone to be in the Aspu camp for those 24 hours, but probably kept Travis out to save everyone the unnecessary headache.

I am surprised Travis could not suck it up on Aspu for the round. He would have an idol that could be used to protect himself, Timothy, Lyndsay, or Efe, and use it to ensure Sad Pudding had to drop one of their own.

Instead he is heading to be the fourth member of SuLa who have yet to beat Aspu since the mutiny.

TRAVIS THINKS HE CAN BEAT SAD PUDDING IN A CHALLENGE. . .ROB, MATT, DEANNA, AND CAMERON ARE TOO INTENSE IN CHALLENGES

Once Nlad was down to two, Aspu settled on a rotation where the mutinees Cameron and Matt would compete in one challenge while DeAnna and Rob would always compete in the other.

If I recall correctly, Lyndsay was well on her way to approaching the record for sitting out the most tribal challenges.

That was probably for the best because she single-handedly won the board game challenge and dissed the challenge upon her victory.

Oh c’mon Lyndsay, it is not a knock against you. I have hosted roughly 100 immunity challenges, and that is probably in my top five for best victory celebrations ever.

Should Lyndsay be an all-star for that alone? I always had a tough time figuring out if even the possibility of coming back so soon after SCWL 6 would be too much for Lyndsay or if she desperately needed a break.

WILL TIMOTHY, LYNDSAY, AND EFE REALIZE THAT THEY NEED TO MAKE A MOVE

This was by far the biggest question I had at the start of the round. Will these three be able to unit, break away from Sad Pudding, and see just how much power they can truly possess? They could just bounce between SuLa’s side and Sad Pudding’s side to knock all of them out one by one until they are the only three left standing.

It is one of those few scenarios where coming together as a unit and fence hop to the end of the game can be pulled off. I have both not only used that strategy for my own success, but have been a victim of it multiple times. It is easily one of the most underrated strategies in the ORG universe.

4-4 DEADLOCK IF ASPU LOSES. . .OR LYNDSAY, EFE, AND TIMOTHY DEFLECT THEIR VOTES AS THE OTHERS VOTE TRAVIS AND TRAVIS PLAYS IDOL TO MAKE IT 4-3-1

At this point I was thinking of the scenarios if Travis stayed on Aspu to be their eighth member. I was expecting an extraordinarily complicated TC. It all was bent on Travis properly using his idol, and having Lyndsay, Efe, and Timothy engineer their votes away so that Sad Pudding could go to TC.

TRAVIS PULLS MUTINY TRIGGER

But yes, Travis not only pulled the Mutiny Trigger and headed to be the fourth member of SuLa. Aspu 7 will instead be controlled by Sad Pudding + Cam.

Or will it?

SULA FORGETS THE RULES AS COREY IS LEFT BEHIND

Oh god. This I was not expecting. I believe Travis’ words were “What is happening? Am I the Plague?”

Rudez led a charge for everyone on SuLa to jump to Aspu. I must note Travis jumped to SuLa instantly, and probably told Corey and Nick about his intentions to do so.

I checked in thinking “how will we -not- be 7-4 by the end of this mutiny?”

Then about four hours to go before the deadline is when my inbox blew up. Rudez jumped. Nickolas jumped. Then ten or twenty or fifty messages from Rudez for me to wait for Corey to mutiny.

Yeah. I think Rudez was so excited about re-joining Lyndsay and having her whole tribe jump that she forgot about the “you need at least two players on each tribe” rule.

Corey, whose focus on the game could be questioned at times, was the last one to message me his decision to mutiny.

Therefore, in the first time in SCWL history after five or six mutiny offers, a player had to be returned to their original tribe. Sorry, Corey.

That means Aspu was now Cameron, Matt, DeAnna, Rob, Timothy, Efe, Lyndsay, Rudez, and Nickolas.

Nickolas just went from being in control of Nick’s voteouts to being the low man on the totem pole. I would be begging for Travis’ idol if Rob and DeAnna fail to win immunity.

TRAVIS JUMPS TO A TRIBE OF TWO. . .CAN HE BE CONQUERED BACK TO BACK ROUNDS?

Has this situation EVER happened in an ORG? Travis is one tribal loss away from not only being on TWO conquered tribes, but have it happen in back-to-back rounds.

It is like shooting a bow and arrow onto a target, and firing again to split that arrow. It is virtually impossible to be in a situation like this. I was floored that we went from 7-3-2 in one round to 7-4 to 9-2.

What is up with this season? Nothing can transition smoothly.

COREY IS ON THE BRINK OF GOING HOME

And now Corey is in a position of being uber screwed like Angel was just a round earlier. Because Travis has an idol, Corey will practically go home by default unless Travis holds onto his idol, and because Corey has zero past votes too, they could have done a tiebreaker challenge.

But 95% of the time, Corey will go home if the tribe loses and Travis will survive two conquered tribes.

MERGE DILEMMA MAKES 9-2 NUMBERS SEEM POINTLESS

I remember some of the alumni approaching me to say “these guys do not know much about SCWL if they are using a Mutiny Trigger when the rest of us know a vote to merge is coming”.

It was strange to have the vote on a merge when tribes are 9-2. All it takes is one win and suddenly we will be converted into one tribe of ten. Based on Sad Pudding + Cam’s desire to conquer Travis again, I knew there was about a 0.1% chance that they would like to merge.

All it takes was two other Aspu members to be enticed by the idea of conquering two tribes, and go along with the plan. Would it work?

IF THERE IS NO MERGE, SAD PUDDING COULD VERY WELL JUST THROW TWO TRIBAL CHALLENGES AND CLAIM VICTORY FOR THE SEASON

During the merge vote, I realized that throwing two challenges for Aspu could very well give them the victory. All they need is one other person besides Cam to vote out Nick, and suddenly  the majority would be impossible to crack. Rudez could go in the following round. Maybe delay the merge once more to conquer SuLa, then use their majority to ride to the end of this game.

And I knew they were sharp enough to unravel this path to victory.

SAD PUDDING PLUS TIMOTHY VOTE NOT TO MERGE

Five out of the eleven votes are sent in right away to not merge. They are all absolutely convinced that a merge is not coming.

But somehow, in the miracle of miracles, the other six all come together and agree to merge.

Yeah, Sad Pudding and Cam told me to recount the votes about twenty to forty times. Lyndsay and Efe were planning to fake screenshots. I recall Lyndsay apologizing repeatedly for the abuse I was receiving as a direct result of her strategic play.

Note for future players: I am the host. It’s your world. If you have to paint me as a villain and use it to break down the other players, feel free to do so. Sure, I may not send you a Christmas card for setting up my harassment, but hey, this is your game to play. If that takes you three days further, do not let my personal feelings stop you.

Corey goes from a 50% chance of going home to suddenly having a chance. Would a double conquer be funny? Yes, but I was also curious to see how well Corey could do when he has more than zero moves left to make.

RUDEZ SIDES WITH SAD PUDDING AND TIMOTHY TO NOT START JURY

Heh. Rudez was the only one to vote in the majority for both aspects of the merge vote. She not only was the swing vote to begin the merge, but was the swing vote to not start the jury.

I cannot recall Rudez’s exact justification. Hopefully I was bright enough to ask her why she did not want the jury to start yet. If anything it was probably to ensure a couple members of Sad Pudding to have their own “let’s not have people like Travis on the jury” backfire.

I believe the jury vote here came down to the wire. 6-5 just like the merge vote. This game is finally getting good.

DID TIMOTHY VOTE WITH SAD PUDDING TO ENSURE NO ALARMS WERE RINGING AND ACT AS A MOLE BECAUSE SAD PUDDING WOULD NO LONGER TRUST LYNDSAY AND EFE

When I get around to Timothy’s exit interview, my main questions will surround if he was closer to Lyndsay and Efe or closer to Sad Pudding. Because here in the merge and jury vote, his role is not exactly spelled out. This is the point where I felt there was more to Tim’s game than what I was giving him credit for.

IF I WAS TRAVIS, I WOULD HOLD ONTO MY IDOL FOR THIS VOTE

Hey, I wrote this before the immunity challenge took place.

PLAN IS TO TAKE OUT ROB

The plan is in motion. All seven players want Rob to go home. If he does not win immunity, he better sense that he needs to play his idol.

And after a 6-5 merge vote, he is probably re-analyzing how he intends to use the idol.

CAMERON IS IN SUCH A PANIC BUT WILL ALWAYS ALLY WITH MATT

Yeah, after an unexpected turn of events, and knowing that he will finally be forced to go to TC, Cameron is not handling this game well.

You have probably already read Cam’s confessionals for this round. Keep in mind that Cameron has NEVER been to Tribal Council, and this is his first ORG. This is the first time that he has faced the stress of having to put somebody’s name down.

And sadly, with no more Larrys left in the game, no matter who he puts down is a big player in this game.

THE SPORTS DAY CHALLENGE WAS REALLY EXCITING EVEN FOR THE INCREASING AMOUNT OF LUCK

I was expecting a negative reaction for this challenge as a result of the reaction to the Board Game challenge from the pre-merge.

Because Sports Day relied upon a fair amount of luck, I was expecting some sort of outrage and controversy by the players remaining due to how many moves were being made this round.

However, I hoped that the way this challenge would play out minute-by-minute with live updates would be exciting enough for the players to enjoy the challenge.

Sadly, last minute plans to go to Wal-Mart and hang out at a bar meant I missed a large percentage of the challenge. Luckily Nick did the work for me as he emerged from the shadows and posted the leaderboard changes as they occurred.

I remember coming home and comparing my results to Nick’s and seeing about five discrepancies. I triple-checked everything as it was about midnight when I had the outcome figured out.

IF THERE WAS NO MERGE, SULA CONSISTING OF TRAVIS AND COREY WOULD HAVE WON IMMUNITY

Yep. Travis and Corey were in the top three for this challenge. I cannot remember the exact rules if we remained as two tribes because I backspaced whichever set of rules no longer applied due to the merge/no merge, but I believe that it was a combined score between the two players.

Aspu would have gone to TC, and who knows what the heck would have happened.

COREY AND TRAVIS BARELY LOSE TO ROB

For those of you who forget, or could not care less about the NHL like myself, but the deciding game for this challenge was between San Jose Sharks and the LA Kings (or was it the Ducks and Kings?)

Anyways, depending on who won, either Corey wins immunity or Rob wins immunity.

It happened to be the very last NHL or NBA game of the day. We had to wait due to an overtime period.

At the end of overtime we had to wait even longer because it went to shootout.

RULES FOR A NHL SHOOTOUT: Each team has three shooters. Whoever scores the most points wins the shootout, and wins the game. If it is a tie at the end of three shots, it is sudden death until one team scores and the other team does not.

My knowledge of ice hockey is pretty much nil despite being a west coast mothacanucka, but a shootout lasts 3-5 shots about 95% of the time. Anything beyond that happens about once or twice per year. It is like going into 16 or more innings in baseball (a sport I know much more about).

We reach three shooters for each team. It is a tie.

Round four. Both miss.
Round five. Both miss.
Round six. Both miss.
Round seven. Both miss.
Round eight. Both miss.
Round nine. Rob’s team wins.

Just like the mutiny, the merge vote, and the jury vote this round, all four events so far this round have come down to the absolute last second possible.

There has never really been this much adrenalin in a round of SCWL. This game has turned into a fight over seconds rather than minutes or hours. I think even Jack Bauer would need a breather.

ROB HAS IMMUNITY–NEW TARGET MUST BE FOUND

Now this is a rare situation. When I hear “X is going home if they do not win immunity tonight”, that player loses 99% of the time and goes home.

This is the first time I can think of outside of Andrew’s dominance where “X is supposed to go home but saves himself by winning the challenge”.

This unlikely alliance of seven must acquire a new target.

MATT, NICK, RUDEZ, AND CAM ALL PLAY CAM’S IDOL

Oh, Cameron.

In round one, Cameron gave up the talisman to save Matt on Nlad.

This round, he had shared his hidden immunity idol code with Matt, Rudez, and maybe even others as virtually everyone in the game had access to the SuLa idol.

FIRST TIME MULTIPLE PEOPLE PLAY THE SAME IDOL CODE

The idea of each idol having its own physical code/password is something that has existed since even the SCWL Prequel. One of the few things from the Prequel to carry over into the present day.

4 + 3 + 3 + 3 + 3 + 3 = 19 idols between SCWL Prequel and SCWL 5.

We have NEVER had the same idol code played by multiple people at a TC. Usually only one person has access to the code, or whoever is their established F2 ally.

The thing is that Lyndsay knew the Aspu idol code was a fake, and any other fake codes in circulation. Everyone knew the real SuLa idol code.

I went through my rules and noticed that I did not have an official rule for multiple people playing the same idol code at a TC because I never considered someone would be that reckless with their idol.

Once again, my inbox flooded as I decided the only natural way to do it is whoever posts the idol code first after TC is posted will activate the idol.

Any ideas for how to resolve this highly unlikely situation in the future?

ADVICE–DON’T GIVE UP YOUR IDOL CODE TO SOMEBODY YOU ARE VOTING OUT THAT SAME ROUND

Yeah. Cameron was planning to write down Rudez’s name this round. The same person who he gave his idol code to several rounds earlier.

If Rudez plays Cam’s idol when Cam votes against her, it will be a contender for the biggest blunder in series history–giving an idol to the player you are voting out.

Because that is exactly what you are doing when you share that code. It is like the idol being in a mutual pocket.

I recall Cameron and Sad Pudding being mad at me that others could play Cam’s idol. . .but how is that my fault?! I was not the one who shared your code with them. I doubt they really think it was my fault, but rather were just channeling their frustration for something they know that they should not have done.

MATT DID PLAY THE IDOL .1 SECONDS AFTER TC WAS POSTED

Several people tried to play that code, but Matt was ready by his computer for a long time waiting for me to post TC. I swear that I received the message to play the idol about .0000001 seconds after I posted TC. In fact it felt simultaneous with me pressing ‘post’.

Nickolas and Cam, both of you were mere seconds late to the party. Sorry.

MATT AT THE VERY LAST SECOND PLAYS THE IDOL FOR CAM

Matt was strictly playing the idol for himself for the first 20 hours of the vote. With only a couple hours to go, he changed his mind and assigned it to Cam.

Could this be the huge blunder for Matt? If he is wrong, he may be going home in the most humiliating way possible, and I may never hear the end of it.

SAD PUDDING AND CAM GO AFTER RUDEZ

Rudez is pinpointed as being the biggest social, physical, and strategic threat left in the game. They have wanted her gone as soon as Nlad was conquered. Her connection with Lyndsay as well as every player except Travis made her a huge threat in their eyes.

EVERYONE ELSE, EVEN TIMOTHY, AIM FOR CAMERON, BUT MATT’S LAST SECOND DECISION PAYS OFF

I personally would have gone for DeAnna prior to Tribal Council. It seems Sad Pudding picked up on Lyndsay, Efe, and Timothy getting along well with DeAnna more than Matt and Cam. I believe Matt was already disliked by those three at this point of the game. From my perspective, if I was Sad Pudding, I would be too scared that not voting DeAnna would seem too obvious given the relationships in this game.

Voting for DeAnna would be like voting for Kelly Purple/Kelly Sharbarough from Samoa–there really is no reason to do so except the fact that it is the most unexpected move.

In fact this 7 vs. 4 voting dynamic was similar to Survivor Samoa. A tight group of 4 is going against a group of 7 that may or may not fracture at any given time.

I have to give major kudos to Matt this round. Not only did he know he needed to play the idol this round, but he knew to assign it to Cam. That is very difficult to pull off when eleven people remain.

This reminded me of the Apus vs. Ooc faceoff where Apus had two of the three idols. Brian played one on himself, but Eamon kept one in his pocket and was blindsided. Apus would go home in 9th, 8th, 7th, and 6th following that TC.

Mainly thanks to Marcelo who modeled his move after Cochran’s jump due to Survivor: South Pacific having aired only three months earlier.

Why did Marcelo do that anyway to end up sixth?

idk.

BIGGEST TC FOR AN IDOL TO ACTIVATE

What is with idols activating in my series all of a sudden?

An idol never activated in SCWL 1 or 2, but at least one has activated in 3, 4, and 5.

In 3, five players remained when an idol activated.
In 4, four players remained when an idol activated.
In 5, an idol activated when seven remained on the Daln tribe, and activated another idol when we were down to the Final Five.

Knowing to play your idol when eleven remain seems impossible simply due to the fact that you are likely in an alliance of 3 to 5 people, and know which person is the one that needs to be activating the idol.

A common question I get is “will you ever do a season without individual immunity idols?”

The answer is no. Our biggest moments that viewers and alumni point out is usually when someone either correctly plays an idol or gets blindsided with one in their pocket.

The very first ORG award that this series won was “Best Blindside” for SCWL 1 when RyLis had two fake idols in his possession that he thought were real, gave one to Aaron to play that round, kept the other in his own pocket, but the vote was 5-3-2 against RyLis.

Speaking of a blindside, this episode is a contender for one.

SAD PUDDING ALIVE FOR ONE MORE ROUND–I THOUGHT THE OTHER SEVEN WOULD FOR SURE VOTE DEANNA

Yeah, I already covered this. At this point I assumed Matt, Rob, and Cam would go down in 10th, 9th, and 8th now that a core of seven (soon to be six) had been established.

UNLESS THE OTHER SEVEN ARE STUPID, SAD PUDDING WILL START GOING DOWN NEXT ROUND

Again, already covered this.

THE TC OF SEVEN–TRAVIS SHOULD KNOW THAT THE OTHER SIX ARE LOOKING TO BRING HIS IDOL INTO PLAY

Once Cameron was saved and Sad Pudding was immune along with him, my first thought was “Travis needs to play his idol given the Lyndsay-Rudez connection”. He knows everyone else is certain he has the idol.

TRAVIS SHOULD HAVE SAID HE WOULD PLAY THE IDOL ON BEHALF OF THE SEVEN TO COMBAT SAD PUDDING

I wish Travis made this plea at TC. Start using it as leverage that the idol is necessary for them to combat an obvious alliance of four. It truly is their ace in the hole as Terry Deitz would say. Sad Pudding will have a tough time swinging the game with one or two more idols if the majority has an idol of their own.

VOTE IS 5-2 TRAVIS. . .

And no message from Travis to play his idol. Uh oh. Only four hors to go before the deadline.

BUT LYNDSAY AND EFE WANT COREY OUT

I believe those were the only two votes not for Travis. The 2:30am eastern deadline was minutes away. . .

TRAVIS GOES FOR TIMOTHY

Travis has not answered his TC questions for the first time all game and has been sent a reminder, but is all alone voting for Timothy. I did not think it was a wise move given that Efe, Lyndsay, and Timothy were more than likely a voting bloc.

11:28PM–LYNDSAY PLAYS FAKE IDOL, NICKOLAS’ VOTE SWITCH TO TIM, COREY’S VOTE SWITCH TO TIM, RUDEZ SWITCHES TO TRAVIS, TIM SWITCHES TO TRAVIS, COREY ANSWERS HIS QUESTIONS, LYNDSAY DOES NOT PLAY THE FAKE IDOL AND TRAVIS. . .FORGETS TO ANSWER HIS QUESTIONS OR EVEN PLAY HIS IDOL

This was easily the craziest conclusion to a round ever.

Yes. I know what comes at the end of the game.

But this is the contender for the craziest conclusion to a round of any ORG ever played. I remember Corey kept promising me that his TC questions would be answered any second, and agreed to wait the extra couple of minutes because of his technical difficulties. He kept telling me to wait just one more minute.

When the deadline came, I suddenly got all of those vote switches, fake idol being played, fake idol not being played, and a bunch of people begging to wait just one more minute then another then another as they figured out where to cast their vote.

What was supposed to be a 5-2 Travis blindside was turning into a vote that the outcome kept switching seconds and even minutes after the official deadline. It reminded me of Tom Westman’s vote in the Final Four of Survivor: Palau when TC was delayed by two hours because Tom had to grill Ian until he realized Jenn was telling the truth.

R.I.P. Jenn Lyon, by the way.

The only time I can think of where people begged for an extra minute at a voting deadline was during the RyLis blindside in SCWL 1, but that was just for the minority alliance who vote switched ten times even though the majority had already locked in the votes to send RyLis home.

These seconds really were crucial because a player with an idol had his fate in their hands, and the vote switching went from a 5-2 vote to 3-3-1 to 3-2-2 from one moment to the next.

It was going to be 3-2-2 against Corey, or 4-2-1 if he self-voted, but Rudez made the final move by convincing Timothy to flop his vote against Travis through a bluff, and made it a 3-2-2 vote for Travis.

Rudez, Timothy, and Travis himself sent Travis packing with an idol in his pocket. Wow.

TRAVIS GOES HOME WITH IDOL–NEVER THOUGHT NLAD WOULD BE OUT OF THE GAME JUST LIKE THAT BEFORE THE JURY

Remember how six people agreed to delay the jury for the first time in SCWL history? Well, Travis going home this round meant nobody on the Nlad tribe would be apart of the jury.

I was amazed that an entire tribe was extinct after only eight eliminations. I thought whoever was last one standing could use that idol or become non-threatening to stay alive until the jury would most likely begin.

Funny thing is that this was basically the same day that Travis won Paul Louis’ game.

But seriously. We have had dull vote after dull vote after dull vote and it all led up to a vote that was well worth the wait.

A mutiny came down to minutes.
A merge vote came down to minutes and one vote.
A jury vote came down to minutes and one vote.
An immunity challenge came down to the target winning in the ninth round of a penalty shootout.
An idol being played came down to 0.1 seconds.
An idol being assigned to the correct player came down to a decision in the final hours of TC.
The real TC came down to seconds to determine who went home.

As you probably guessed, this was the longest round of the entire season. It lasted eight days. Only the SCWL 2 Mini Survivor round  when Lister went home or the SCWL 3 season premiere when Lauren disappeared with immunity during TC are the only week-long rounds that come to mind.

I challenge you to find a more exciting round of play out there in any game.

TRAVIS ACCUSES RUDEZ OF RACISM EVEN THOUGH MANDELA JUST DIED THE SAME DAY

Travis took his elimination well, but this was a moment where many felt he crossed the line.

I cannot say I am the biggest expert on South Africa despite the amount of studying that I do, but Nelson Mandela I would say is the most important world figure to live since Gandhi passed away.

I know that Travis was not a big fan of Rudez turning the vote against him, but I think this is one of the few times where somebody not named Matt may have crossed the line in the eyes of most.

As a host, I had never really been that uncomfortable than seeing Travis direct accusations of racism against Rudez on the day Mandela died.

FUNNY ASIDE: My cousin, Lisa (you may remember her from the SCWL Prequel), is a fifth grade school teacher in the US.

When Mandela died, she talked about how Mandela was a national here. One of the students raised their hand.

LISA: Yes?
STUDENT: A hero? Like Paul Walker?

Lisa had never even heard of Paul Walker. In fact she only knew about it because I made a joke on Facebook about it (the joke wasn’t that good, in case you were wondering).

So she researched him, and the student defended Walker by telling the story about the nine thousand dollar engagement ring.

Lisa countered it by instructing everyone to measure a 9×9 foot box using their feet. She then said “now, try living in that space for 27 years. Not for something you want for yourself, but for people you have never even met and for their future.”

I bet Paul Walker traveled in one second going 200 miles per hour than Mandela did for 27 years.

I ENJOYED HAVING TRAVIS AS A PLAYER

But yes, I still enjoyed having Travis as a player. He made a blunder, but it happens. I kept receiving warnings that he may take things too far, but given that he did not get into nasty conflict until after he was voted out with the exception with one incident at the beginning of the game, I would say he handled himself better than what viewers were expecting.

Sadly Travis will not be a member of the jury, and I know that bothered him. I will not say much about it now, but something happens at Final Tribal Council that involves Travis.

I know Travis is reading this, and I know he expressed his shock at how many fellow contestants blocked him during the season. It will be interesting to see if there is a rare human change as Travis looks at the other perspectives of how people responded to Travis’ comments.

Half of the time, I know Travis did not mean for his comments to be as nasty as viewers felt when reading them. I am curious if Travis can think things through and analyzes “how will my words impact that person?” before posting online.

With that being said, I did enjoy hosting Travis.

CAMERON GETS HIS DANG RECORD

Cameron has yet to cast an official vote thanks to Matt saving him with an idol. He nearly pulled a Marcus Lehman by casting one legal vote as late as he possibly could in the season, but go home that same TC.

Cameron is the only player ever to make it to ten players remaining without casting a legal vote or attending TC.

Right now Cam is also tied for the longest without being vulnerable. He shares this record with Scott Grensted from SCWL 1. Cameron just needs to win one more challenge to own this record all by himself.

6.7D SCWL 6 Episode 6 Confessionals

1) CAMERON,

So I’m over it. And I recognize I was kind of an ass. Not sure if I’ve said it to you but the reason Travis and I clash so much is that he reminds me of me, a fellow bipolar, in a time where I was worse off

And when he pisses me off he reminds me of those bad memories.

So that’s usually why we get into such dickish fights.

And I’m just letting it go. I don’t want to talk to him but I’m sick of harboring these ill feelings. Of revenge, anger, aggravation, and never feeling at ease. So now I cope.

So I have a plan to keep my Idol.

I’m gonna message Rudez and tell her that Matt tricked me into lying to her and giving her a fake code.

Then I give her the real code which is also fake

I also go around and tell the others in Sula that Rudez has the Idol and not to vote for her.

And see how they react.

No merge. No jury.

So my game is officially f—ed.

Dude you F—ing miscounted. Cause five of them have given me screen shots of them saying no merge no jury and I did as well. That’s six.

ME: I assure you the results are one hundred percent accurate.

Then why the F— is there proof to the contrary?

Logan, let’s say I cast my HII next. And I get six votes in my name. What happens from there?

I know I and the others who didn’t vote for me go back to camp but does that mean we get no power in the vote and the others essentially vote out someone else in my alliance?

ME: Yes, whoever heads back to camp has no power over the re-vote.

That F—ing sucks.

But oh well. Maybe I can make jury at this rate.

What would happen if Travis and I both play our idols and both get votes?

And what if Rudez and I play the same idol?

ME: a) Whoever is the person that would have been eliminated has their idol activated.

b) If multiple people happen to play the same idol code, which I have never seen in about thirty games that have used that format. . .whoever plays it first once TC is posted would be the one playing it.

So if I get 7 trav gets 4 and we both play Travis goes?

That makes no sense.

ME: No, TC would be between Travis and the six others that voted for you. If you would have been eliminated, your idol would activate.

Ohhhh.

So here’s where we are.

Our tribe is in turmoil because at least two of them voted for the merge when it was agreed all seven of us would vote no merge so we could finish taking out some of the Sulas

and we don’t know whether or not they’re working with Sula, which would likely be the dumbest thing ever and, in my opinion, would lead to a tragic end in this season.

Matt is on a tear and he’s assuming Lyn and Efe did it. And that makes sense because Efe is paranoid and Lyn didn’t want a merge

but no one’s owning up to it.

I established an alliance of four with Matt, Lyn, and Efe, one I would like to follow through with

but Efe ratted me out to Deanna thinking I was lying.

So now DeAnna knows. But she’s acting surprisingly ambivalent about it. She’s not mad at me and she’s glad I owned up to it and told her the truth: DeAnna wins any jury hands down and if I want to win I can’t let her get there.

But I agreed that if we made it to Final 7 that I wouldn’t blame her for turning it around on me because if we make it there it’s likely a fight between Dee and I, but I’m happy with any outcome.

DeAnna is an amazing person and the one person who

‘s constantly been supportive of me.

I hate to turn on her but that’s the name of the game.

Right now we’re gonna vote Travis, I think. I dunno. Matt is confusing me.

And he’s acting like I’m an idiot when he’s hopping around like Lex Van Den Berghe with a snake in his ass.

And he’s outright lying to Efe and Lyn which I don’t like

but he is not giving me an ounce of power and is being insanely overbearing.

So now I’m being forced into getting rid of my two allies and working with people I know will beat me in a jury.

And that is insanely frustrating.

Every time I get an alliance they get catty and turn on each other.

And I’m able to do nothing about it and it’s almost always because Matt is a stubborn bastard.

The bright side is that if this works then he’ll have to take me to the end.

Cause everyone else is getting angry at him.

This is where s— gets real. I’m oscillating between confidence and expecting a 10 to 1 vote.

At least being voted out here would make me Marty except for surviving no tribal councils which makes me RC and ew

If there is a God please don’t make me RC

I’m realizing with the challenge that as important to you winning your matches is their losing theirs.

So even if we got the same one if mine is at one and theirs is at the middle I’m rooting against all of us

With that in mind GO PISTONS

I just f—ing lost Survivor over a tiebreaker.

Dear Matt going off the map immediately and Moises thinking Dan and Andrew lost their passport twice,

you guys win. I’m this season’s biggest f—ing idiot.

I’m gonna see if I can beg Lyn for the tiebreaker but that’s too late, isn’t it?

Goddamn. Well, this will be a fun story to tell in loser’s lodge.

What time does TC start?

Okay.

Cause I gotta burn my idol ASAP.

So what I need to know is can I immediately post my vote when TC is up? I need to beat Rudez to the punch.

Matt was really insistent on playing my Idol for me on me which basically means I could be f—ed.

I’m getting hugely wary of him

He’s destroying my plans and alliances and making life hard for me

And he’s a massive control freak.

If I make it past tonight.

I’m gonna have to consider Matt. He’s already putting me in a place where I have to throw away my prior F4 alliance.

Cause he’s a control freak and instigates fights.

And I’ll also be going home at my first so that’s funny.

So Rob Matt and Dee are still vulnerable?

ME: No, Cameron.

And none of our votes count? All four for Rudez disappear?

ME: Correct.

You said the opposite.

You said my friends would still be vulnerable.

If they voted for not me.

But okay.

ME: I do not recall that at all.

Huh

Okay.

So literally everyone who has ever been involved in this game has lied to or turned on me. I keep thinking I’m someone who matters when everyone pretty much thinks I’m a fool. And I am.

I’m pretty s—ty at this

Everyone except Rob, Dee, and Mart.

Matt.

And it looks like I’m gonna watch them wait for death.

I mean I’ve been a pessimist before

But now it’s justified

I’m gonna go down as possibly the worst player ever

And my friends will suffer

And the people who have made it personal will be the one who win

Rudez is an anomaly. Her entire persona is nothing but a fraud. Every conversation we’ve had whether from the game or not is that of someone faking every sentence she says to get ahead in a fictional game. She’s a full out sociopath. A Brian Heidik. The kind of person she claimed she hated. But that wasn’t really her, wasn’t she.

Glad we have a season with a sociopath, two people with bipolar, a stalker, a control freak, a drunk, and manipulative, pathological liars and hypocrites.

And I’m realizing I’m as bad as they are. I’m a vindictive little bastard. Frankly I can’t wait for it all to end and I can find a sense of decency within me again. I’m finding myself pretty ugly on the inside. Spiteful. Vindictive.

I just hope I make the jury so I can tell them how I really feel.

It must be fun to watch a guy like me

one who veers between sharp and dull

emotional and stoic

nice and rotten

a self-aware hypocrite.

But that whole thing with Rudez is that the fight? It was somewhat authentic but it was mostly me f—ing with people

Considering where the audiences’ upvotes are going it’s obvious I’m the villain of the season.

But I want others to think I’ll never vote for Rudez

when in the jury if I make it I’m by far voting for Rudez.

cause her ability to con everyone into thinking she’s moral and has a higher ground is brilliant

I told Rudez to keep me around because I’m a guaranteed vote for her and she’s guaranteed to make it to the end

and we’ll see how that goes.

I’m also planning on planting anti-Lyn seeds in between them

because Lyn has an idol.

and I think she expects Efe to play it for her.

And if Lyn doesn’t use it, she’s out and the most volatile Aspu member is out.

If Lyn does use it and the three of them vote together, all three are safe.

And that could scare Travis into playing his idol

and we have the neverending Russian Nesting Doll tribal council

that goes from 11 to 7 to 4 to 2.

Quite frankly I hope it happens that way just because it’d be f—ing hilarious.

I think part of why I was so wounded by Rudez is that she made everything personal.

She was hurt that a friend like Matt would betray her.

She was glad I was on a tribe with her because she could trust me and knew I was a good person.

She would talk about stuff outside of the game

and listen and reassure me when I was stressed.

And the entire time she was sharpening her knives to go in for the kill.

That’s pretty f—ed up. But I’ve probably done it too without noticing.

Survivor ORGs: Destroying every sense of humanity and morals you thought you had in order to win a game that doesn’t reward you in the slightest. Woooooo

So now? Just time to have fun.

Lyn is talking to everyone. And she’s lying to everyone. We actually have photographic proof.

She’s gonna get caught.

So I’m not voting but I’m involved. I’m trying to get Rudez to vote out Lyn and I’m trying to get Lyn to play her idol.

The good thing is when this one goes wrong it still works cause Lyn is gone and Efe and Tim feel isolated.

2) COREY,

I mutiny to aspu

I vote for merge

yes?

yes for everything lol

Confessional Round 7- The mergeeeee!!!!!! This is always a great feeling. I love the individual game . I really think aspu has a few cracks and I hope our sula tribe of myself, rudez , Nick can work with travis and hopefully find some cracks . I have a feeling Aspu will target nlad and sula members. I have played a low key game which i think is beneficial to some degree. I usually am known for my alliances and blindsides but I haven’t had the chance to do that, I was on a tribe of 4 and larry had to go, then we kept winning challenges. I think this is where my game will take off, I am really tight with rudez , and nick is a solid 3 , I know travis and I have worked together in other games so he can be the #4 but im worried with travis and rudez relationship from earlier in the game . Right now no 1 is talking which is weird, I think Aspu are talking to eachother and feel safe . All We can hope is that 1 or 2 will vote with us , We all know Cameron and matt are challenge whores. I think they should be targeted sooner than later.

part 2- A lot has just happened over the past 10 hours . I have moved in an allaince or at least part of the majority , involving matt, rob, Deanna, cam, tim. or so i think , Matt is telling me im with him and im playing dumb to him and rob and telling them I have no home and just want to be safe. I know matt is known for playing hard and known for lying but I think since its me who he has gotten along with , that I believe what he’s saying. I was told that lyndsay and efe from aspu were not part of there 5 and they wanted me out , Lyndsay seems to be in allaince with efe and we have talked and lyndsay hates matt , and most of aspu . I have put together a core 6 that hopefully can make this big move in the game. Rudez, Nick , travis , myself, with lyndsay and efe , we all blindside rob who seems to have the ASPU idol. I heard from multiple people travis has the other idol and i asked him if he did…..He said that’s what i do I find idols lol. He trusts me and I trust him to a degree. Ive told matt that this is a beautiful move to get rid of rudez which that 5 of Deanna , matt, cam, rob and tim are telling me that is whats happening. matt mentioned flushing out Travis’s idol , but i cant really figure out what his plan is for , that. If those 5 vote rudez and Our 6 vote rob , This is a game changer and , we have this game , but survivor is a lot of lies and I wont be surprised to see something totally different. I played a silent game thus far, but this round Im opening my game up, this is the move that will propel me.

ME: 3 hours left to answer your TC questions and cast your vote.

Vote travis

Cote change , Tim

ME: Still gotta answer your TC questions.

I cant find tribal questions

ME: It’s in your tribe camp. “TRIBAL COUNCIL # 7 B”

Im onmy phone its sliw at loading right now

ME: Okay. I’ll wait until you get those answers in then. It would be really cruel to give you a self-vote when you are in the process of doing the questions lol.

ME: It must be loading real slow lol.

I sent them

ME: Dang. Not showing up. Just want to type the answers in here and I will post them to the page? Okay, it showed up. Thanks

3) DEANNA,

Just so you know, the people playing in today’s challenge are: Efe, Lyndsay, Rob, DeAnna. THANK YOU!! We are so excited to get back to the game

Confessional #9: Catching Up.

I feel like I haven’t needed to play for the majority of the last week. We’ve had a little holiday, but I am ready to get back to the game. So what HAS happened in the last week? Here goes!

Back to the Amazing Race Challenge. We finished it relatively quickly. The decoding was easy once I realized I could just use the find feature in the document. My early race knowledge is pretty good, so I immediately pegged each picture. It also made the tiebreakers a bit easier too. I just wish it had helped with Zev & Justin! I even doubled checked with Tim and Rob. They both said James/Abba too (btw, you wrote Mark & Abba on the challenge results) – and just to triple check, I googled James & Abba. The first article I read literally said James and Abba were the second team to be eliminated after loosing their passports. At least it wasn’t just me who completely forgot about Zev & Justin! After the challenge results were up, I actually had to look up their picture before I could remember who they were. I felt really bad about loosing the challenge for us, but at least we were spared going to tribal council.

Life is good on Aspu. We joke around, we have fun and we never fight. I have been rewatching Pearl Islands in my spare time as it is one of my favourite seasons, and I can’t help but compare this season to that one. How Aspu is Drake, Nlad was Morgan and SuLa was the Outcast tribe. We even have our own Johnny Fairplay in Matt, who loves to stir up chaos.

During the next challenge, we knew the stakes were high. Matt completely owned that challenge, being the smarty-pants that he is. However that didn’t stop people from being paranoid. Efe ALWAYS is asking what we are going to do if we loose and is being paranoid that we are going to vote him out. I reassure him, and I feel bad. I know that his level of paranoia has put him on the bottom of the alliance. I would LOVE to take Efe far into the game, but his paranoia could an issue later on. Hopefully we don’t have to worry about that for at least a few more votes.

During the Word-Scramble challenge I got into a “fight” with Rudez. She mentioned that she would be sending Aspu to tribal if they won the challenge. I faked outrage and hurt, trying to make her realize that she absolutely could not save Nlad. It clearly would not be in her best interest. I even told a little lie, saying we had seen screencaps of her making deals with Nlad. She jumped on that bait and quick, confirming what I needed to know. She told me that her deal with Angel wasn’t real, and she just agreed to everything he said and she didn’t really mean it. She seemed upset, and I used that opportunity to rally her against Nlad again, saying how they were the ones causing this drama and fight between us. In case Aspu lost that challenge, I needed to be sure that SuLa would not be sending us to tribal – even if it was definitely in their best interest to do so.

After the results were announced, we knew we were getting Travis, and that was a problem. It is unknown whether or not he has the Nlad idol, and we simply could not take that chance. Luckily, Travis dug himself his own grave.

He started messaging everyone except myself and Cam. Spreading lies all over the place. He told Tim and Efe they were on the bottom of the alliance. Tim seemed concerned at first, but of course I was more concerned about what that information would do to Efe. I encouraged Aspu to tell everyone what he was saying so we could shoot all the lies down – and it worked. PERFECTLY. He soon realized what we were doing (with a little prodding from Matt) and that is when he snapped and went off on Cam on the main page.

I hate what he did. It was inappropriate and something that should not have been brought into this game. What is with people and personal attacks? It is just a game! The only good thing to come out of that was Aspu uniting against Travis.

Yesterday morning Travis finally decided to start talking to me – and I was brutually honest with him. I told him he had no chance on Aspu, and that he was better off going to SuLa. No one wanted to work with him and that we would be more than happy to vote him off first. Who knows if he had already decided to use the mutiny before that conversation, but I am hoping that my conversation partially helped in his decision to take his drama-train elsewhere.

My master plan for Travis was falling into place. Let’s hope the rest goes as planned. With Travis going to SuLa, they will hopefully loose the next challenge, and go to tribal. Either one of two things will happen. 1)Travis uses his idol, then Rudez will use the SuLa idol, burning two and sending Nick or Corey home. 2)Travis doesn’t have an idol, and he goes home. Win-Win in my books.

Meanwhile, Matt is playing cat-and-mouse with Rudez again. He asked me to confirm to her that he said he was going to mutiny, and so I did. It will help hopefully prove that he is on the “outs” with Aspu and put less of a target on our backs come merge.

I have been thinking about the final 5 scenario again, and that 5th spot is still up for grabs. Cam, or Tim? That will be the big question. Lyndsay is 100% coming with us to the final 5 though. Only time will tell what we do with that last spot. I am really leaning towards it being Cam. I just have to figure out whether or not I can fully trust him or not.

Merge is right around the corner, and I am so excited. I can’t wait to kick this game into high gear. It’s been a fun holiday but I can’t wait for the game to start again

Clarification: If we vote to not merge, does that mean we automatically vote for jury to not start as well? Or is it two separate votes? People are confused!

I would like to vote No to the merge option and No to the jury option.

123- pushing screen up to take out confessional to show Aspu I am loyal!

3-4-5 – pushing screen again!

6-7-8 UGH this is annoying. I hate macs.

9-10-11 – I think this will do it!

Confessional #10: Dear Lyndsay,

Lyndsay, Lyndsay, Lyndsay. I trusted you in this game. I thought you would stick with me – or at least include me in your plans. From day one I’ve been honest with you, helping you out, and making sure the moves I made also benefited your game. We would have gone to the final 4 for sure. Then who knows from there. I guess you had other plans, and if it gets you to the final 2 – then good on you. I just don’t see that as happening at this moment.

Lyndsay, I know you were the one who flipped on Aspu with the merge vote, and there is no reason for you to play up the victim card about us trying to figure out who it is. You’re not a good liar, and the fake outrage and hurt is fooling no one. We knew you were leaking information to Rudez early on, that’s fine. I gave you that. We assumed it was you leaking the information to Travis the last little while, but we couldn’t confirm. However it is 100% obvious you are the one who turned on Aspu and the Misfits here at merge. Are you sorry? I don’t know.

I had one last test for you – tell me about the final 4 you made with Cam, Efe and Matt. Matt told me about it first, then Efe, then Cam. You were last. You lied. I know you lied, but I can’t even confront you about it. I’m not even mad, I’m just disappointed.

I asked if you wanted to make a final 4 with me and that was the most awkward conversation ever. I asked who and you said “Uhh… you are close to Rob, right?” Way to try to even make it believable. It’s ok, I know where your loyalties lie now. It’s fine. It just means that when I fight tooth and nail to get Aspu to the final 7 that you will be first to go. Efe might have jumped with you, but at least he is actually being somewhat genuine. I believe him when he said that he would prefer a final 3 with me, you and himself. For that? He will make it farther in this game.

Speaking of going far in this game – Cam told me about your plan to vote me out. He had the decency to be honest with me. I know he wants me to go home, and I know why. His honesty is appreciated and I would take him hand’s down over you farther with me in this game.

Your betrayal yesterday may have me feeling defeated and sad – but not for long. I woke up this morning with a burning desire to prove you and your plans wrong.

I hope after this game that we can be friends. I’ve genuinely liked you from the beginning. However from here until the final 2, we will be frenemies at best.

Sincerely,

DeAnna

Confessional #11: Lies & Trust

So much has happened since the merge vote. It really did make this a whole new game. Lyndsay & Efe went against the merge vote, sparking a lot of choas within Aspu. Lyndsay and Efe REFUSE to own up to what they did, which would have been their best bet. Now everyone knows they lied and we find it hard to trust them. It really might be their undoing in this game.

I expected something like this from Efe, because he gets paranoid easily in this game, but I thought Lyndsay was solid. She was who I was bringing to the final 4 with me. Now, that isn’t happening. I will make sure Efe makes it farther in this game because at least he was honest with me about his final 4 deal with Cam, Matt and Lyndsay.

So the vote is going to come down to Travis and Rudez, unless something crazy happens. Rudez-Nick-Lyndsay-Efe are going to vote for Travis while Matt-Rob-Tim-Corey and myself vote for Rudez. Travis CLAIMS he is voting out Rudez, but I don’t trust a word that guy says. Either way it should be Rudez going home, especially after Travis burns his idol. The only shake-up I could see is if Rudez-Lyndsay-Efe-Nick actually get Corey and Travis to vote with them. They (hopefully) would vote for Matt, and with him playing the SuLa idol, he would be safe anyways. If they don’t? Good chances they would be voting for me instead.

I spent a lot of time and effort convincing Tim to vote for Rudez yesterday. He really wanted to vote Corey – but his vote is essential. I had to explain the plan to him, that Corey is a wasted vote at this point in the game, while voting Rudez is essential for our survival. She is the reason Efe and Lyndsay flipped on us. We cut out that temptation, and maybe, just maybe, they will fall in line. The next two votes are crucial. If we can get out Rudez tonight, and Travis tomorrow, we will be in good standing. Then we can kick out Nick-Lyndsay-Efe-Corey, leaving the final 5 to Me-Rob-Matt-Tim-Cam. While I didn’t spell this out directly to Tim, I did reiterate time and again that these next two votes WILL get us farther in the game. IF everything goes as planned.

This could easily could come back to bite us in the ass, but at the moment it is the best game move for us.

The vote tonight is going to be a doozy, no matter how you look at it. I wish I could stay up for a 2:30am tribal council, but I can’t. Hopefully I will wake up to a surprise that goes in my favour.

ME: Just a reminder to answer your TC questions by 2:30am eastern.

I am planning on it! Tribal was posted in the middle of the night and I have been at work all day! Just getting home now so they should be up within the hour or so.

Thank you for the reminder though!

4) EFE,

Lol
Efe Karanisoglu
11/29, 11:43pm
Efe Karanisoglu

Yeah I’m not a drama person
Sunday
Efe Karanisoglu
12/1, 2:16pm
Efe Karanisoglu

Confession: I really wanna merge. On my previous games I have always come close to it but It never happened so I don’t wanna screw this chance this time! The other members of NewAspu (excluding Rud and nick) don’t want to merge because we are good here, I kinda understand them. If we merge there will be lots of drama and big moves!! I am excited for it
Efe Karanisoglu
12/1, 2:17pm
Efe Karanisoglu

Also with the merge challenge players and idol owners will be in a major trouble, thankfully I am neither of them
Today
Efe Karanisoglu
5:53am
Efe Karanisoglu

Logan just letting you now I am gonna delete my messages after the round 6 confessionals archieved post

We have a plan about screenshooting

I say both no to merge and the jury!

I change my vote to yes for both jury and merge

Confession: Last night was so INTENSE for us, me Lynds and Tim decided that we should go against NewAspu allience and merge. They don’t know that we did it but probably they are assuming that it’s us. Now I want to tell why I personally made that move. First, when Matt and Cam came no one from Misfits Alliance wrote in that message group, even everyone knows that Cam has the idol, when I asked DeAnne about it she denied it and when I try to learn the plan ‘in case we lost challenge’ she always gave me round answers. This is why I believe that Matt and Cam had taken our spots in Final 4. Also Lynsday agreed with me that that 4 have sth. together. Second thing with merge, now we are the swing votes and it’s a quiet good position. Only one I owe apology is DeAnne because I would never want to lie to her. In this case I am only against the NewAspu(including Matt and Cam) not the Misfits, I will be still loyal to Misfits! when newaspu learnt that smo switched sides, they got mad. We lied because we have to. Matt said however does it is traitor, liar and he has no respect towards them. He, Cam and Rob can’t judge us, and tell that we are not loyal! How Am I supposed to be loyal to people who haven’t talked to me since first mutiny. If It was D who question our ‘loyality and morality’ it would make sense but Matt who has no connection with us has no right to do it! We made a move that’s it’s best for us! Time will show If we made the right decision.

Confession: We have a deadlock and this will be the hardest vote ever because it will decide our fate in this game. Me, Lynds and Tim are swing votes, we could either go with Cam or Rud! Personally I love Rudez, she has been really nice to me and I would prefer Cameron to go on a personal level. Strategically we are so confused because there are idols and both of the sides expect us to vote with them. I really want to vote neutral by throwing some random voted but then we could piss both sides. I really don’t know what to do!

5) LYNDSAY,

This is me voting no to the merge and no to jury… No everything

Oh

And

Yes th

This

Is

Necessary

I wanna vote no to the merge and no to jury

Oh and now once I have that, I’d like to vote yes for the merge and yes for the jury!

I’m a mastermind

mwhahahahahaha

sorry for the s— you’re getting

but, I know I’m in nobodies final plans… I haven’t sent you a single confessional, but trust me.. I’m here… aybe if you’re lucky I’ll send one

and obviously, I’m assuming you’ll keep veerything in here confidential? I had to deleted a few messages to cover some tracks…

Yeah…. haha, Matt is going cray cray

rightfully so.. he’s attacking me… and he has ever right to. I instigated this plan…. this is my master-piece! Sorry that he is likely calling you out on s—, but remember, this is your game and if he can’r handle it, he can quit like those before him…

Okay, so… basically I like to play UTR until the merge…. I aligned myself with Rudez and have been 100% loyal to her from day 1… Anyway, this aint my first game… I’ve won a survivor game before, and only lost in my second one because I went to rocks. Anyway, so… I have an idea of what goes down, and aligned myself properly with everyone before the game started. For some unknown reason Deanna picked me to be on Aspu, and I grew close to her and Efe… Marc was always a pawn, so him going was no surprise. I thought Nick hated me because Adam told me Nick was anti-girls, so I was upset and eventually confided in him…. and told him he was being sent to Sula, which he appreicated… so he was there with Rudez…

Anyway, I got a fake Idol… I know Rob has the real one

I know mine is fake because the code doesn’t match what everyone else has

Anyway, nothing else happened… it was boring.. I suck at comps so vulenteered to stay out of them. my grandfather had a heart attack and passed away, so it was convenient that I wasn’t around…

I’m getting to my great plan… the whole ‘everyone freaking out’ was my idea… it’s magical

As you know, efe and I betrayed Sula

I don’t play for 7th place

I play to win, and this is a game with lying and cheating… Matt and Cam… even Rob have lied to me, so f— them. I know what I’m doing and yes, it could hurt me, but I’m notUTR anymore…

I felt like I was on the outs… I always suspected Rob and D were close than they were to the rest of us. Cam and Matt coming sucked because I didnt want them with us because I trust them so little… anyway, so Efe, Tim and I banned together… I’ve been in talks with Nick and Rudez this enitre game and planted some seeds to work with them come the merge… than Travis comes clean to me and confirms my plans that Rob, De and them are actually aligned, so… I need to do whats best fo my game.

Now, are they actually aigned? I dunno, and I will feel bad if they’re not. But it wasn’t Travis who put the idea in my head… theyre lack of cummunicating with me is what did it. Rob and I have had two convos outside of group ones… how do I trust that he wants to take me to the end?

Nobody besides efe and Rudez reaches out to me, and I’m a huge support of social game

Anyway, so I wanted to merge, because it’s better for me. I know it hurts Aspu, but… I wanted to merge and make the jury! I knew I’d piss people off, but I want Travis to think he’s going home, play his idol, while we vote out Rob and get rid of his idol.. get rid of all the idols in one swop…

My ideal boot order is Matt, Cam, Corey, Rob, and than Deanna, but that might not work so well in the long run because Sula will outnumber me and Rudez is here to win, so she might screw me over

They want Deanna out first, but I want to keep her around because I like her

anyway, have fun reading that… maybe now I’ll actually do confessionals and keep you in the loop!

Lordy, everyone is hating on the flippers. It’s disgusting. This is a f—ing game, so stop acting like children. Yes, in a game that involves lying and cheating, I lied! Whoop! I truly felt like it was the best move for me… I don’t wanna play for 5th place…

Sexist challenge… though I bet you didn’t expect the three girls to still be here

EDITOR’S NOTE: Judging by my boot lists, this is exactly what I was expecting.

Tempted… sooooo tempted to say this

Aspu did very well pre-merge. You guys were on a three week honeymoon. Has the mood between Aspu members shifted or is there still unity as a tribe?

It’s hard to be unified when nobody wants to talk to you anymore. Kinda funny since Aspu was always viewed as such a strong side, but the tiniest of cracks causes such chaos. No lies going around, the whole merge/no merge thing caused a wrecking ball to be flown through Aspu and things have never been the same since. There was an agreement that all of Aspu would vote no merge, yet here we are, merged, so obviously it’s not a unified tribe. I think if you follow the cancer that’s plagued every tribe, you can see where the issue lies with Aspu, and f— it. All bow down to King Matt. There is no proof besides his f—ing word about who flipped, but everyone must trust and follow him, arguably the shadiest player in this entire season, and put two people who’re loyal on the outs. Real smart, Aspu, real smart. You talk about being all righteous and pure, yet you’re scum just like everyone else, so get off your f—ing high-horse and own up to it. You all lied to me, each and every one of you before I lied to you, so get off this ‘hurt alliance-member’ act and start owning up to your glories. No doubt I would have made it to the F7 with you, no doubt, but I was never going to the finals, so stop acting like me making any sort of move is somehow bad for me. Sure, maybe I’ll go home earlier, but I ain’t gunna sit there and be a goat and go home as a goat.

Opps, didn’t mean to say all that. To answer your question… uh, yes, the mood has shifted.

How tough is it to figure out loyalties? Because you have Cameron who went from Nlad to SuLa to Aspu, Matt who went from Nlad to Aspu, Nickolas and Rudez who went from Nlad to SuLa to Aspu, Corey who went from Nlad to SuLa, and Travis who was captain of Nlad that mutinied from Aspu to SuLa at the start of this round. How complicated is this web of relationships?

I actually think most people’s loyalties are exactly where you see them. Trust your gut and you will see them, it’s not that hard. I think that since we all have the opportunity to talk to each other at different times of the game does complicate things because friendships do form, but deep down everyone has their core. Nobody is innocent of lying in this game, and the ones who like to think they’re pure and honest are normally the ones who’re most guilty. It’s so amusing, so trusting people that’ve switched around their tribes so much hasn’t been such an issue since it didn’t stop __ from talking to __, so I’m always gunna trust my gut

Question… if I played an idol on an ally who is already having an idol played on them, would it be wasted? Like, let’s say I wanna use my idol on Rudez…. but Nick already played an idol on her, but let’s assume that Matt go there faster, and he gets to use that idol… if I played MY idol on her as well, and if it was a legit idol, would she be spared?

ME: As long as it is a legit idol and no one has played that idol before you, yes it can be played.

Good to know… man, if only I had a legit idol

Oh, I know… I’m having a hard time being civil with them… I wanna post THAT but… surely I’ll get slaughtered…

Anyway, tough and hard choice, but I’m voting for Cam…

Oh wait…

TC #??

Cam

“Hardest choice…”

What happens if it ties? We revote, but do we have 24 hours?

ME: Yes.

I’m voting for corey

play my fake

ME: Which is. . .?

damnit

***\\****msS8kICTNKY****\\***

give us 5 min?

gah

last time I stay up tilll 3 am for this s—

USE ON TIM

USE ON TIM

OR DON’T USE IT

wait

abort the idol

no idol play from me

6) MATT,

So round seven confessional time: Victory.

Today is the day phase one is over. I’ve singlehandedly crushed Nlad and ground them into the dirt. I’ll admit I was surprised that we get the remains of the tribe, I was hoping they would go to SuLa, but a goat is a goat so I’ll take it. It was a hard-fought win and I’m very proud of myself accomplishing what I set out to do. Farewell, Nlad. You will not be missed.

So that leads us to the start of phase two. Victory. It’s going to be a long road to the final two but I think I can make it. Thus far I’ve single-handedly crushed every competition I’ve been a part of. It’s not an insult to Logan, but rather a credit to myself. I have a lot of confidence that I can continue to win and come merge, that’s going to be very important. Not because I fear getting voted out, but because I need to make sure people saw that I played this game to its absolute limits. That I played harder, stronger, and better than whoever comes with me to the final two.

Phase two also means figuring out who I trust to come with me. Sad Pudding is tight and trustworthy but who else comes with us to, say, the final five? We have Lyndsay wrapped up with her discovery of the fake Aspu idol. We have Cam locked up with our shared history and his closeness with De. But Efe? Tim? Wildcards to be shed sooner rather than later. And whatever emerges from SuLa after we conquer them too. We don’t much care who, they’ll be gone too. I see a final five of Sad Pudding + Cam + Lyndsay being solid, a final four of Sad Pudding + Cam, then a quick final 3 of pudding and a final 2 of De and myself. I tell her I want her to win, on account of her only real ORG experiences giving her 2nd and 3rd places respectively, so winning this would be so sweet for her, but while her social game is strong I feel at this point I’ve simply played a better game. That could change as we get to merge and beyond, but for now I feel like I deserve to win this game.

So phase two is underway and I have a feeling this game is about to get very, very interesting.

I vote NOT to merge and I vote NOT to start jury. Basically no to everything. No no no no no no no. SAD PUDDING FOREVER!

Please leave out the Sad Pudding part if you choose to copy/paste like last season.

The problem is we have 6 screenshots of people voting no to merge.

INB4 RUDEZ

I sent that the millisecond you posted tribal, I can’t imagine anyone got it in before me.

Oh and to test Travis, I am sending you the word controller on Facebook.

ME: -Hidden Immunity Idol Already Claimed-

Nifty. Thank you for that.

Travis actually told me the truth for perhaps the first time. I wonder if he actually is as desperate as he’s saying.

CLARIFICATION: Whoever played the idol first burns it, right? It’s burned upon submission to you?

ME: Yep.

And I don’t suppose you’ll confirm that I got it in first, will you?

ME: No. A potentially unprecedented situation if multiple people play the same idol code.

Wouldn’t it just be whoever played it first is counted? I’m waiting to see how things play out today to decide if I’m applying it to myself or Cam, but assuming I got it in first I’d think it wouldn’t be any different than if I was the only one who had played it.

I mean in the TC description feel free to play it up, like you asking “If anyone has a hidden immunity idol they can play it now” and Cam, Matt, and Rudez all stand up clutching the same idol, playing tug o’ war over it. Matt wrenches it free and brings it to Logan.”

And if this season has taught you nothing else, it’s that we have a knack for making the unprecedented precedent.

ME: Whoever played the idol code would first would have it activate in the event multiple people play the same idol code, yes.

But to be 100% clear and very specific to this situation: If all 3 of us played it and the order was me, then Cam, then Rudez, and then Rudez and, say, Corey both received 5 votes each then Rudez would not be safe, correct? I would be the one with the idol active on myself despite not getting any votes. Correct?

ME: Correct.

Excellent, just wanted to be sure my plan works how I think it should. Because man, I’d be in some deep s— if it didn’t. I probably should’ve asked that earlier. I’ll just go ahead and cross another life off my remaining nine

Now I’m curious. How are you going to gauge who played the idol first? You didn’t see my message until much later and assuming all three of us played it around the same time, the timestamps will be the same. Did you happen to see a message come in first?

All four of us, rather.

My completely biased but nonetheless logically sound opinion is the tiebreaker should be whomever turned the idol in first, so Cam. It really makes the most sense and is fairest. Had I waited 3 hours and given it to Rudez like planned it would’ve been her turning it in instead, so this just happened to turn out in my favor. But it’s still the most logical tiebreaker instead of leaving it up to chance, which would be game-breakingly unfair.

And because I don’t let anything go, here are two quick bits of data I extrapolated from Facebook. The first is the time you posted the challenge, the second is the time I posted my comment. 4 seconds, supposedly, between the two.

In your messages from each of us you can Inspect Element, find the entry for 1:29am (assuming everyone sent it about the same time) and find the data-utime entry for the message. Take that to http://www.onlineconversion.com/unix_time.htm and convert it.

I’m just trying to empower you as host to make the most accurate decision, even if it means me going home as a result. I respect all the s— you have to put up with and I know I’d appreciate someone in this game giving me the tools I needed to make tough calls based on actual data, and not opinions.

Oh sorry, for you it won’t be 1:29AM, it will be 11:29PM as that’s your local time and Facebook will display things in your local time.

I will regret this but I am using the idol to protect Cam.

Despite every bone in my body saying the votes are coming at me tonight and likely enough to boot me.

Heh. NON-confessional: that could’ve gone… much differently had I not made that last minute decision. Wow. Goes to show you loyalty even in the face of doubt is more important than self-preservation. I wonder if any of the people that voted for Cam could say they’d do the same thing.

7) NICK,

I would like to mutiny!

merge and jury bring them both on

okay then I went my little tagline thingie if I get one to say “F— you Matt”

want*

Well… I am on Aspu now. It will probably lead to me being voted out but even if I had stayed on Sulu I am sure Corey and Travis would have voted me out anyways.

I am sooo unsure about rudez. I am convinced that she is just lying to me. She told me that Matt was going to mutiny to Sulu (which makes no damn sense what so ever) And then said we should mutiny. She claims she did it after me but in the results it appears that she did it first…

Also, when she was trying to convince me to mutiny Cameron messaged me… That has never happened this whole game, how suspicious.

Lynds I talk to and we talked about teaming up but I still think she is in an alliance with Matt, Cameron, Deanna, Rob and Rudes. Or I could just be paranoid.

I haven’t talked to Efe since I mutinied but I feel like he is the least likely to be alligned with the big group. However, I am not sure he is going to be willing to vote against them. The first TC that Aspu goes to be will be very telling of who is aligned with who. Hopefully I am surprised but I think I am spot on with who is with who.

I need to start talking to Tim more. I think they are trying to manipulate Tim because of his age. Not at all sure about that one but it would be a good plan haha.

Anyways I guess we see what happens from here…

the f— you matt is for my merge quote for my jury quote I want no quote

yes yes yes yes yes. I was so scared that this merge wasn’t going to happen. Efe, Lynds and Tim all said they wanted the merge but they were afraid to go against Matt and them. I tried telling all of them that the only people that didn’t want merge were Deanna, Matt, Cameron and Rob.

I also found out that Lynds is most likely the leader of the other alliance. When I was convincing Efe and Tim that should vote for merge Efe said he had to talk to Lynds first and Tim said he had to talk to Efe first. I found all of that quite amusing actually.

Matt is starting s— with Corey saying he is the next target and that Lynds, Rudes and Travis all have idols. I actually think they all do have access to an idol but I highly doubt that Corey is going to be the first target.

I don’t understand why everyone lets Matt get inside their head. He just makes a bunch of s— up all the time….

Confessional: Prediction- I get blindsided

8) ROB,

I would like for us to not merge, and also for the jury to not start yet.

It would be so sweet for Aspu to decimate another tribe. I’d also love to see Travis not make the merge or the jury because he’s a jackass.

I’m really surprised that Rudez and Nick came to Aspu though. Although, now that I think of it, it’s not that surprising because they don’t like Travis very much and didn’t want to be associated with him.

Let’s see if my posting about the third HII clue throws the other tribe mates off of thinking/knowing I could have it.

That no merge/jury comment was my official vote, I just wanted to make sure you knew, btw.

So I’ve since learned that Rudez, Nick, and Corey tried to come to Aspu, under the assumption that Matt was mutinying to SuLa. They were hoping to have Matt and Travis alone together on a tribe since they can’t stand each other. Too bad Matt was playing them all and put that idea into Rudez’ head. He had no intention of mutinying.

Well, someone done f—ed up.

according to my fellow Asspooians, none of us wanted a merge to happen. I know myself, Deanna, and Matt definitely voted no. Efe, Tim, Lyndsay all have screenshots that prove they voted no. That’s 6 votes. (Cam is at school so can’t post his screenshot yet) Either votes were misread, or 2 people are lying.

CONFESSIONAL: HOLY CRAP! I seriously cannot believe I won that Immunity challenge. I have zero interest in both hockey and basketball, and sports anything is always my worst subject. I guess it pays to go in completely uninterested in outcome of certain teams winning. I did a lot of research into stats and odds of winning, did a lot of reading, and it payed off! The challenge was a huge deal of luck, but in the end the strategy I had worked. I totally proved myself wrong when I said I had no shot at winning this immunity.

Also, If you’re looking for someone to redesign your Survivor ORG logo, I’ll be more than happy to do it for you

I know you mentioned you wanted to update your logo/picture in color.

Mini-confessional: I really hope Rudez will be eating the Saddest Pudding ever tonight.

CONFESSIONAL: Well, that was a bust. At least myself and my alliance are safe at this tribal council re-vote. I have a bad feeling Tim is getting the axe at this next tribal. He only went with them because Lyndsay begged him to, and he felt bad. It sucks because he’s a good person, but he’s young so she feels like she can take advantage of him. It’s too bad that people feel like they need to mentally manipulate people to get ahead in this game.

I’m trying my best to figure out a way to get one of the non-Aspu members voted out this coming round, but I’ll settle for Efe or Lyndsay as well. They seem to have a problem with us not trusting them with the Rudez vote after they voted against us on the merge, and blatantly lied about it.

Also, Rudez is definitely getting the Bulls— Artist Award for this season.

9) RUDEZ,

Question concerning idols: Say I vote for Rob and Lyndsay votes for Travis and Travis votes for Rob and Rob votes for Travis.. and both Rob and Travis play their idols.. and then there is a tie between Rob and Travis for the majority of the votes.. who goes back to camp?

Question: Say Cameron has the HII and he shared the code with me a long time ago.. Would I be able to use it against his wishes? Also, say we both tried to use it in the same tribal council.. Who would get the rights?

OKay I mutiny to Aspu

OMG please wait for Corey to mutiny as well

Please let Corey’s count.. please pease please

Yes to Merge.. No to Jury

Couldn’t be planned any worse

Confessional:

I’m feeling extremely paranoid right now.. although I’ve also had a lot to drink.. I think these events may be correlated..

I’m thinking Matt and Travis are both mutinying.. so I’m trying to convince both Nick and Corey to mutiny to Aspu with me so that Matt and Travis are on a tribe of their own..

I hope they want to do it.. but I won’t make a move without Nick and Corey agreeing

Hey.. What time will you be posting TC.. this is very important as I need to get my vote in immediately after you post TC so I can play Cam’s idol

I hope this vote remains anonymous.. if not, I’d like to change my vote to yes to jury as well

teeheehee

My vote is for Cameron And I will be playing Cam’s idol:

8**\\*((*THE SULA IDOL*))*\\**8

And if that is fake, I’ll play another fake one too, you know, to keep things interesting:

***\\****cb0FyU29O4g****\\***

I thought that was TC.. sorry

I’m going to be in the dentist when you post TC..

Couldn’t be planned any worse

I need to get my vote in first..

Okay.. say Cameron’s idol protects him.. and we all vote for Cameron.. and Travis also plays his idol..

We go into a second round of voting, does Travis’ idol still protect him, or is it wasted?

ME: It is wasted.

Thought so.. Thanx

Confessional:

I write this confessional with a heavy heart.. I started this game forced into an alliance with Lyndsay, Efe, and Cam because of Adam.. It’s sad for me that I have to write down Cam’s name, and try steal his idol at the same time.. I instantly connected with him, and it’s just depressing to see what happened to that alliance..

Also, the vote coming up is extremely complicated, and I’m working with people who want to be noble instead of smart.. It’s infuriating that someone who is in my alliance may go home because people don’t want to be seen as mean..

The best move for my alliance of Lyndsay, Nick, Corey, Efe, Tim, and myself is to vote out DeAnna.. there’s so many idols floating around, but no one suspects that DeAnna would be voted out.. But Efe and Tim don’t want to be evil and vote off someone they like.. they’re willing to risk our entire advantage on one person.. and that’s just not the way I work!

We are instead voting for Cam.. who I know has played his idol.. so it’ll come down to who played the idol first.. If we did, then no problem, but if Cam did, then we go into a second tribal council..

We’re trying to convince Travis to vote with us, but I wouldn’t put it past him to vote for me along with the core four.. so worst case scenario, we go into a second tribal council with my alliance of 6 and have to vote someone out..

And they’ll want to vote out Corey.. but I will put my foot down.. it won’t be Corey’s fault that we’re in that predicament, it’ll be Efe and Tim’s.. so one of them would have to leave in my mind..

But I’m being rather negative right now about the entire situation, it’s frustrating working with people who care more about making friends.. and who knows, we may have gotten the idol first..

I feel like I’m giving up cause I’ve stopped trying to convince the others to vote for DeAnna.. I hate this feeling, I just can’t see any other route.. Matt’s too much of an obvious vote, I feel like he’ll be protected.. Meh..

We’ll just see how things go… hope my alliance can make it through this

If Travis played his idol, you should say that it is wasted.. because if he did, it should be gone.. if he didn’t, well then he made a good move.. but yeah, if you didn’t mention it cause it didn’t change the results, then I have a bone to pick with you

ME: No other idols were played.

okay fine.. thanks for telling me

Confessional:

So Matt played the idol for Cam before Nick could play it for me.. I feel like this was completely a luck thing, and we came up short.. No worry though cause everyone who said they were with me, was with me!

So now we’re going into tribal council with us 7… or us 6 plus Travis.. but if he has an idol, he smartly didn’t play it in the first round of tribal! I figure this is cause he felt safe, that everyone was targeting each other and ignoring him.. so I need to try recreate that feeling for him..

So Tim, Efe, and Lyndsay are going to approach Travis with the idea of voting me out (to get back into the core four’s good graces), and Nick, Corey, and I will approach Travis and ask him to vote with us.. Travis suggested Tim, so that’s who we’re pretending to vote for, even though Tim doesn’t feel comfortable about that.. The last time I complied with what Tim does and does not feel comfortable with, the core four survived.. won’t make that mistake again..

So the hope is that Travis doesn’t play his idol, which he has suggested keeping for the next round to get SuLa and him further.. naturally I agreed.. but there’s still a long time until votes are in..

If Travis plays his idol, then we go to our third tribal.. where I will hopefully be able to convince Lynds to turn on her 3 due to it being their fault that we’re in that predicament.. but yeah, I think the Travis plan will work.. just need to stay on it!

So after we found out that Cameron was safe, he posted a comment in the main thread.. He and Matt always make snipes at people in this game, it was my opportunity to make one back.. let them know that they can’t just say what they want.. What I thought was a witty retort wasn’t taken well by Rob and I assume DeAnna (she hasn’t replied to me yet) because I involved them in the argument.. I feel as if this is a bit of an over reaction, but I don’t know if I’m right or wrong, so I just won’t do that again.. I’ve apologised to Rob for involving him where he didn’t want to be involved, and have messaged DeAnna asking if I’ve offended her as it wasn’t my intention..

The rest of the argument was amusing for me.. and Nick.. I feel like Cam was just lashing out at me for finding myself in the majority and trying to steal his idol, which I felt was fair game as he definitely would not have it if it wasn’t for me! I’m not sure why he’s so surprised by my actions, I’ve openly revealed that I’m a Russell Hantz fan (not the person, the character), and that I can’t stand UTR games.. so big moves and lying and manipulating are not things I said I wouldn’t do!

I tried sending him a message about the most recent episode of Survivor in a, we’re people with the same interest and we don’t need this game to get inbetween that, but he didn’t reply.. I guess he’s taking everything a lot harder than I anticipated.. but I came to play, and to chat to people about Survivor..

WAIT 2 seconds please

Scrap that

Logan.. I’m a bit confused.. and probably being played by my teammates.. but are you sure the votes are right?

ME: Trust me, they are. Everyone was sent who they voted for, and all have seen it.

assholes.. I’m so pissed

10) TIMOTHY,

vote for merge: no. vote for jury: no.

can idols be played this tribal?

ME: Yep.

this is kinda a revote though…

ME: TC is null and void whenever an idol activates. Rules have always been that way.

alright

if some one plays an idol and gets the equal highest votes, what happens.

ME: If they would have been eliminated after the tie vote has been broken/past votes after a deadlock, their idol then activates. Otherwise their idol is wasted.

so say rudez played an idol and received 3 votes, and efe received three votes, whoever voted for rudez goes to another tribal.

ME: If it goes to a deadlock after the re-vote and Rudez loses the deadlock, yes. Although that is impossible because there are seven of you who are voting lol.

yeah but the seventh could just vote for a random person.

ME: There is always a re-vote if there is a tie. So if it is 3-3-1, everyone must vote for someone who received three votes.

11) TRAVIS,

Oh I’ve got some confessionals coming

Sorry I’m just in a final two of another game so it’s just eating up my time

I wanna use my mutiny

Just saying I feel safer on sula and I wanna beat Aspu head to head

Actually I change my mind

I need to sleep on this decision – I’ve been far too impulsive tonight

I just have a feeling aspu cheated on that last challenge – 7 players but on two participate – and the complete all 50 in less than an hour?? That’s like a minute a scramble – or less

Never mind – thy had easy and medium – it’s possible

Confessional: My game so far has been a million times different than I thought it would be. Despite trying to maintain a positive attitude, the flood gates open and I got nasty last night. I hate that I let people get to me like that, but really it’s been ruthless since day one. I don’t send all kinda I screen shots in like I’m assuming Matt does because I’d be exhausted to try and keep up with it. He talks to me more than anyone in the game. And it’s always vile and deceitful and callous and cruel. It’s really wearing on me. Talk about kicking someone why they are down. I’ve pretty much had nothing go my way so far – but at the same time I’m still very grateful to be in the game still and I still have a lot of fight left in me. I have an idol and I’m absolutely not afraid to use it. Wether it be as a weapon, as a tool, as bargaining power, as a threat or as a shield. My goal is to throw a wrench into Aspus finely tuned engine and watch it explode.

I am all alone in this game right now. Corey and nick are good friends with me outside of this game, but inside of this game I think they see am as a plague hahaha so I really do feel alone – hoping that ends up being a good thing

I’m considering just shutting my mouth for a while and hoping something else comes up

So I just pulled an Aaryn from big brother – I had NO idea their were episodes…. So like – sorry for not doing more confessionals, I feel bad about that. I’ll try to be more on top of that for as long as I’m left in the game

Okay I am gonna use the mutiny trigger

I was stunned when I started talking to Aspu this round how completely brainwashed and robotic they seem. Like Cameron and Matt and Rob all think they are calling the shots and it seems like everyone else is just blindly following.

I play games with intensity and I hate blah, boring players. Right now there are a handful I people that viewers will probably never forget swimming in a sea of people you have to look up names in the cast list to know who they are. I play games to be remembered and relish the idea of an AllStars. But although my story right now is unique and fascinating – I still have things to prove.

Right now I’m struggling with which tribe I want to end up on. I would like to end up on the winning tribe, but I would also like to MAKE sula a winning tribe. I think all three if them and myself need to prove that we can beat Aspu – and I wanna see what happens if Aspu loses. But ultimately I want to go as many rounds as I can without having to use my idol. Being on a winning tribe ensures I’ll have it for another round – and each round I have it after that makes t that much more powerful
Obviously I am switching to sula

It’s official – I am the plague

Merge and jury at 11

I’ve really struggled with this decision
And I really wanna play my idol to be safe
But I’m fighting back the paranoia and hoping that all the info I’m gathering is leading me to the right decsion
If I am wrong, then I was collaboratively dooped by everyone and I will accept it
But I’m trusting my gut and holding into my idol for a time when it may be of better use.
I am voting for CAMERON
You have stopped talking to me completely, ignored my apology and have been pretty much dreadful to me all game. I hope me not playing my idol doesn’t come back to haunt me
Also to sum things up
Basically I was approached by two sides to get me to vote a certain way – neither brought my name up so idk what to think right now

Why is there another tribal council?

ME: Matt played an idol on Cameron, and Cameron received the highest number of votes. Therefore, that TC is null and void. A new TC takes place between those that voted for Cameron.

Oh I never heard of an idol doing that – must be unique to your series

ME: I got it from Survivor Guy 886’s series. It prevents the flaw with real Survivor’s idols where somebody gets voted out with a minority of the votes.

Flaw? Hmmmmm I’d refer to it as the beauty of the idol
But to each their own  lol

MERGE AND JURY RESULTS

Okay. Once the votes are read the decision is final and will take effect immediately. I’ll read the votes, starting with the merge/no merge decision.
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FIRST VOTE:
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(No)

One vote to not merge.

SECOND VOTE:
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(I vote for merge)
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Tied. One vote each.
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THIRD VOTE:
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(No)
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Two votes not to merge, one in favour.
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FOURTH VOTE:
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(yes)
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Two votes to merge, two not to merge.
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FIFTH VOTE:
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(NO)
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Three votes not to merge, two votes to merge.
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NEXT VOTE:
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(f— you matt–merge)
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Uh, tied again. Three votes not to merge, three votes to merge.
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NEXT VOTE:
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(no)
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Four votes not to merge, three votes to merge, four votes left.
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EIGHTH VOTE:
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(no)
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Five votes not to merge, three votes to merge.
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NEXT VOTE:
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(Yes)
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Five votes not to merge, four votes to merge.
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TENTH VOTE:
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(Merge)
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Tied. Five votes to merge, five votes not to merge, one vote left.
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THE OUTCOME OF THE DECISION:
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(yes)
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Congratulations, the eleven of you have decided to merge. Nlad, SuLa, and Aspu’s battle in challenges for the first six rounds of the game is over. You have effectively merged three tribes into one.

The game is now individual. Although that probably would have been the case starting next round anyway even if you didn’t merge considering numbers for tribes were 9-2.

Some of you have spent weeks sitting on the bench, and in fact ten of you have only visited Tribal Council once since the beginning of the game. It is indeed time to start playing this game, and with only eleven of you left, you will not have much time to adjust.
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But before you head to your new camp, I will now post the results for your jury decision. Only two out of the past forty-four votes have been against a jury forming when it is down to eleven players. It has always been either 11-0 or 9-2.
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FIRST VOTE:
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(No)
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SECOND VOTE:
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(yes)
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Tied. One vote to start jury and one vote to delay it.
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THIRD VOTE:
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(No)
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Two votes to not have the jury begin. . .one vote in favour.
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FOURTH VOTE:
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(no)
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Three votes to not have the jury begin. . .one vote in favour.
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NEXT VOTE:
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(yes)
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Three votes against, two in favour.
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SIXTH VOTE:
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(No)
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Tied. Three votes in favour, three against.
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SEVENTH VOTE:
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(yes)
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Four votes in favour, three against.
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EIGHTH VOTE:
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(no)
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We are tied. Four votes in favour, four against.
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NINTH VOTE:
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(No)
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Five votes against, four in favour.
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NEXT VOTE:
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(jury)
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Tied yet again with only one vote to to go. Five against, five in favour. One vote is left.
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THE OUTCOME OF THE VOTE:
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You have decided to -NOT- begin the jury phase. Even including the Prequel season, the jury has always started with eleven people. So for the first time ever, our jury will not have nine members.

So if you get voted out this round or next round you will have no impact on who is crowned the winner at the end of this game.
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Okay, everyone is now a member of the Awkcy tribe. This is your home for the remainder of the game. After you are in your new camp I will have your first individual immunity challenge posted within the hour.

Good luck as you enter the second half of the game.

6.7E SCWL 6 Episode 6 Tribal Council

TRIBAL COUNCIL #7

(CAMERON)-(COREY)-(DEANNA)-(EFE)-(LYNDSAY)-(MATT)-(NICKOLAS)-(*ROB*)-(RUDEZ)-(TIMOTHY)-(TRAVIS)
XXX
(adam)-(WARREN)-(MARC)-(LARRY)-(WILLIAM)-(MOISES)-(ANGEL)

Above the X’s are each of your names. Your name within these brackets above the X’s symbolizes your survival in the game. As long as your name is gone from there, so are you which will be the case for one of you tonight.

You must answer your TC questions by 2:30am eastern Thursday in order for your vote to count.

Whoever receives the second highest number of votes receives two clues for the final immunity idol. If multiple people tie for having the second highest number of votes, they would also receive two clues.

So the gang is all here.

Court Begins 2001

(EDITOR’S NOTE: Just the music for this TC. It is not a hidden message or a clue of some sort. Just there to enhance the episodes when they are posted on my WordPress blog after the game.)

CAMERON,

1. Welcome to Tribal Council. Everyone else except Travis have only visited one TC. However, you are the only one who avoided it for the entire pre-merge. Do you think that makes you stand out as a challenge threat?

1) Logan, out of the Aspu challenges I only participated in two so it’s more like being in good company. I think that a lot is owed to the fellow Aspus and the dire straits the other two tribes are in. Am I good? I’d say decent probably but I always trip up over the tiniest things. I’ve never played an ORG before after all.

2. You are the only one to have spent more than 24 hours in all three of the pre-merge camps. Do you think that gives you the most connections in the game? Or the highest number of enemies of anyone here?

2) it’s a mix of both. Outside of Marc I’ve been involved with everyone. I’ve fought with some and bonded with others. I’d call several of them my friends but at the end of the day to get ahead I can’t take all of them to the end. Lying and scheming is something no winner has ever avoided in Survivor. So even if I’ve befriended many? More people mad at me on the jury.

COREY,

1. If you guys had not merged, you and Travis would have won immunity for SuLa. Instead Rob wins individual immunity, and you are left to be vulnerable. Any regrets over that decision?

I have no regrets playing this game so no. I think it doesnt matter we are at the merge , happy times.

2. How has the game changed now that you have gone from a tribe of 2-4 players for the whole game (Larry doesn’t count) and suddenly be thrown into an enormous tribe of eleven?

2) Its different for sure but its an individual game now but theres still alliances and people will still play it like its a tribe of 3 vs 7 or 8-vs 2 . I like this better

DEANNA,

1. As a tribe, Aspu did very well. But even if you did not merge, either you beat SuLa once and the game begins right after, or you lose and the game begins just like if you did merge. In hindsight, was deciding whether or not to merge have that big of an impact?

1. Yes. Deciding to merge or not to merge was a huge decision in this game. It is more than just merging tribes, but you have to think about what is best for you, but more importantly, what is best for your alliance and ensuring they can all get to the end safely.

2. You could potentially have all four hidden immunity idols here in circulation right now. What is your analysis on if and when these idols would be played?

2. People are going to play idols based on when they think it will help them get further in the game. I can’t fully predict when other people will play their idols, but I can assume that if they feel that they are in danger then it will get played. If someone is on the chopping block and it is known they have an idol, then you have to adjust your strategy appropriately.

EFE,

1. Along with Matt and Cameron, you are the only other person to make it to this point by always having tribal immunity or wearing individual immunity like you did in the first TC. Do you feel yourself changing your game plan because you know people have the option to vote against you?

This is the first time in the game I am vulnerable, of course I am little worried! First merge tribal, you usually can’t predict what’s gonna happen. They are the craziest one.

2. If the tribes did not merge, you  would have skipped out on three tribal immunity challenges in a row. Do you think you were sitting out for so long because you are weak in challenges or because others were going out of their way to step forward?

I am a team work person and I cannot say that I am super strong in the challenges, most of the time me sitting out would benefit my tribe and I was totally cool with it

LYNDSAY,

1. Aspu did very well pre-merge. You guys were on a three week honeymoon. Has the mood between Aspu members shifted or is there still unity as a tribe?

It’s hard to be unified when nobody wants to talk to you anymore. Kinda funny since Aspu was always viewed as such a strong side, but the tiniest of cracks causes such chaos. What does that tell you? No lies going around, the whole merge/no merge thing caused a wrecking ball (:P) to be flown through Aspu and things have never been the same since. It hurts to admit it, but I’m actively being left out on events going on with the old Aspu members, so it’s kinda hard to say that the mood HASN’T shifted. Oh well, it is what it is. To the ones who tried to be my friend, I ❤ you all still, even if you don’t wanna work with me anymore

2. How tough is it to figure out loyalties? Because you have Cameron who went from Nlad to SuLa to Aspu, Matt who went from Nlad to Aspu, Nickolas and Rudez who went from Nlad to SuLa to Aspu, Corey who went from Nlad to SuLa, and Travis who was captain of Nlad that mutinied from Aspu to SuLa at the start of this round. How complicated is this web of relationships?

I actually think most people’s loyalties are exactly where you see them. Trust your gut and you will see them, it’s not that hard. I think that since we’ve all have the opportunity to talk to each other at different times of the game does complicate things because friendships do form, but deep down everyone has their core. Nobody is innocent of lying in this game, and the ones who like to think they’re pure and honest are normally the ones who’re most guilty. It’s so amusing! Anyway, trusting people that’ve switched around their tribes so much hasn’t been such an issue since it didn’t stop __ from talking to __, so I’m always gunna trust my gut

MATT,

1. The last time I saw you it was back at Nlad camp when the camp was in chaos. You mutinied to Aspu and beat Nlad in two out of three challenges. But yet even with Moises gone, you seem to always be at the centre of controversy. Why is that?

1) Controversy? I prefer to think of myself as a conversation starter. I’m like tinder for a big fun bonfire. Just add Matt and let the good times roll! I’m a strong competitor, extremely passionate about the game and my place in it, and refuse to let people get away with shady behavior. I’d like to think if I had a physical moral compass, it would always be pointing true north.

2. Now you are in the post-merge phase, do you think you are much safer than you were before because being controversial may be an asset in terms of getting to the end?

2) I think anyone that wants to win should take me to the final 2. Make no mistake about it, I am fierce and strong but I definitely pay the price in rubbing some folks the wrong way. Depending on the jury makeup, it could be an easy win for someone to stand next to me. Or would it?

NICKOLAS,

1. You and Rudez mutinied to Aspu at the start of the round. Was the hiding room amongst a tribe of nine much more tempting than the hiding room amongst a tribe of two or three people?

I didn’t like the odds of me staying on the tribe of Rudez, Corey, Travis and I so I made the jump hoping that Aspu would just win the challenge and I wouldn’t have to worry about TC.

2. Do you think under the radar players will find far more success now that we have ballooned from three 6-person tribes up to a single tribe of eleven?

I have already started noticing more and more of some people as the numbers start to dwindle down. I am not sure what you mean by more success though. We are all still here and haven’t been voted off… I think each week that the best success you can have is to not be voted out.

ROB,

1. You have individual immunity. Do you think that makes you a challenge threat down the road, or will people glance over it because there may have been a lot of luck involved in the challenge?

I think it’s a little early to say I’m a challenge threat since it’s only the first individual immunity challenge of the season. In the past, my tribe-mates have been equally as important, if not more important in securing our wins. This individual challenge relied a lot on luck, but there was some strategy involved in it. In the end, the main factor in this challenge was in fact, luck though. If one of my teams lost, I wouldn’t be in the position I am. Hell, it came down to what seemed like the longest shoot-out in recorded history.

2. Last time you were at TC was in the midst of a game that was not going smoothly at all, especially in terms of how people viewed my hosting. What has triggered this mood change? Because things seem to be far more civil than they were just three rounds ago.

As far as I know, people seem to have just gotten used to your hosting style. Also, people now know that if there is anything that could be construed as unclear, that the best course of action is to just ask you to clarify it. These two reasons are true for myself, and I believe that others feel the same.

RUDEZ,

1. Between the ten of you, you have voted out one of Larry, Warren, or Marc. How has the criteria for voting shifted since then?

In the past, you voted out someone who wasn’t going to help get the tribe to the merge, but now there’s more emphasis on alliances, threats to immunity, and people you want to play the game with!

2. Have you had any conflict with any of your new tribemates? If so, how come people are relatively getting along all of a sudden?

Oh, don’t let the silence fool you.. Most of us have been flat out ignored due to the fighting within the Aspu 7, there wasn’t much celebration for the merge which was kinda disappointing.. For me, and my personal conflicts, well, let’s just say, the merge didn’t change anything there!

TIMOTHY,

1. You have been relatively quiet. What have your thoughts been on the game thus far?

some people may say i’m quiet, some may say i’ve kept out of the drama. i personally think i’ve just kept out of the drama. because i made friends in this game. the game so far has been much more intense than i expected with lots of big personalities.

2. I believe you are the youngest player ever to make the merge. What do you attribute your succcess to for making it this far?

i attribute my maturity, i feel as though those who aren’t necessarily mature were voted out, or they quit. and also the fact that the people on aspu were challenge beasts.

TRAVIS,

1. Yet again you come up short in another immunity challenge. The only person in this game who has been on a tribe with you for more than one round has been Matt. Does it feel like day one as you get to know nine other players extensively for the first time all season?

In some ways, yes it does. But it’s like day one playing as Russell Hantz – why? Well because very one already has a strong opinion of me and I know very little about everyone else. I have to defend my imagine to people who think they already ‘know me’ even though I feel like or been grossly misrepresented.

2. Rudez, Cameron, and Corey were all eliminated onto SuLa from your tribe on day one. Do you think that will impact your ability to survive these early rounds of the merge? Or was it so long ago that it is a whole different ballpark here in round seven?

It absolutely impacts the game – some people are still very bitter about it almost a month later. I think it’s silly to be bitter about voting to relocate a player – and honestly I’d almost dare say they should thank me, because it’s worked out for all three of them to this point.

Okay. Travis is well accustomed to this, nine of you may have a foggy memory of this, and Cameron has no idea about this procedure at all.

You will PRIVATE MESSAGE me your vote. You will also include whatever reason you see fit. When you do, please do so in the following manner:

VOTE: (Logan)
REASON: Why am I voting you out? Well, because I predict that your game play will lose over my awesomeness. And guess what won? My awesomeness. I score a point. And your torch is snuffed. All of the goalies in Los Angeles can’t save you now!

Okay. Rob has individual immunity. Everybody else is fair game. Between now and 2:30am eastern Thursday, it is time to vote. Awkcy tribe, you’re up.

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TC VOTING

Questioning Moderato 2001

CAM,

I vote Rudez. Look I know we’ve made our decisions and I don’t know what’s true and what’s not. But there are only two people I’ve trusted. You used to be the third. Not anymore. It’s do or die.
I play the SULA IDOL: 8**\\*((*THE SULA IDOL*))*\\**8
Vote: Rudez. Reason: Look I know we’ve made our decisions and I don’t know what’s true and what’s not. But there are only two people I’ve trusted. You used to be the third. Not anymore. It’s do or die.
I play the SULA IDOL: 8**\\*((*THE SULA IDOL*))*\\**8
Proper formatting?

COREY,

Tribal)    cam.  Because.  Thats what rudez nick and the other 3 ppl have decided

DEANNA,

Vote: Rudez
Reason: I really wanted to work with you in this game, but every time I suggested it, you always turned me down. I suggested an alliance day one, helped out your tribe to keep you safe and offered you a spot in my alliance on Aspu TWICE. You made it very clear you had no interest in working with me in this game. At merge, you convinced two of my people to flip. Kudos to you. However in order for them to even consider the possibility of working with us again, we have to get rid of their ringleader, which is you. I sincerely wanted you to make jury. You deserved that. However you got them to flip one vote too early which made you a HUGE target tonight.

EFE,

For now; Vote: Cam.
I am so nervous, I don’t know If this is the right move. Aspu my intention wasn’t to flip on you but when we merge and understandably exclude us from the group, I had to go this way! Sorry that I do this DeAnne, but my plans still include you. Hope you will understand this!

LYNDSAY,

Anyway, tough and hard choice, but I’m voting for Cam…
Oh wait…
TC #??
Cam
“Hardest choice…”

MATT,

VOTE: RUDEZ
REASON: LYING LITTLE SNAKE.
ALSO
I’M PLAYING AN IDOL: 8**\\*((*THE SULA IDOL*))*\\**8

I will regret this but I am using the idol to protect Cam.
Despite every bone in my body saying the votes are coming at me tonight and likely enough to boot me.

NICKOLAS,

My vote is for Cameron
And I will be playing Cam’s idol on rudez:
8**\\*((*THE SULA IDOL*))*\\**8
And if that is fake, I’ll play another fake one too on rudez, you know, to keep things interesting:
***\\****cb0FyU29O4g****\\***
VOTE: Cameron
REASON: Sorry bud.

ROB,

VOTE: I’m voting for Rudez. She’s been playing every single person in this game, and I can’t take it much longer. She turned 2 of our Aspu members against us in the merge vote (and who knows what else) She needs to go, she has too much power.

RUDEZ,

Vote: Cameron
Reason: We started the game together, and have moved in different directions.. it’s sad that our alliance came down to us targeting each other first in the merge, but we picked our sides.. I hope this works out for me, if not, good work!

TIMOTHY,

vote: cam
reason: god knows, this is the craziest decision ever so I don’t really have a reason HAHAHAHA god i’m probably going

TRAVIS,

I’ve really struggled with this decision
And I really wanna play my idol to be safe
But I’m fighting back the paranoia and hoping that all the info I’m gathering is leading me to the right decsion
If I am wrong, then I was collaboratively dooped by everyone and I will accept it
But I’m trusting my gut and holding into my idol for a time when it may be of better use.
I am voting for CAMERON
You have stopped talking to me completely, ignored my apology and have been pretty much dreadful to me all game. I hope me not playing my idol doesn’t come back to haunt me

TC VOTE REVEAL

Testimony Allegro 2001

If anybody has played a hidden individual immunity idol, now would be the time I would reveal it.
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8**\\*((*THE SULA IDOL*))*\\**8
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Between five seasons and my prequel season, a total of 19 idols and 5 fake idols have been played between those games.
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And I bring this up because for the first time ever, multiple people are playing the SuLa idol code. You guys cannot seem to stay away from having an odd game, eh?
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Several of you played that idol code. However, it was clear who played it first because they did so about three seconds or more before anyone else.
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That person is Matt. And he is assigning its effects to Cameron.
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Therefore, the idol is being played for Cameron by Matt. . .and Matt was not even on SuLa at any point during the game.
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If Cameron receives the highest number of votes, the idol will activate. That means this TC will be null and void. Anyone who voted for Cameron will stay behind for the real TC while everyone else is sent back to camp.
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FIRST VOTE:
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One vote Rudez.
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SECOND VOTE:
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THIRD VOTE:
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Three votes Rudez.
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NEXT VOTE:
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FIFTH VOTE:
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Four votes Rudez. Two votes Cameron.
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EIGHTH VOTE:
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Five votes Cameron. Four votes Rudez. Two votes left.
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NEXT VOTE:
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The seventh person voted out of this game. . .
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but saved this round due to the idol:
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Okay. For the first time ever, an idol activates in the first post-merge vote.
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Cameron, DeAnna, Matt, and Rob, the four of you are safe. This TC is null and void. You will get to observe this Tribal Council and watch as the other seven figure out who will be voted out.
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And before you ask: None of the votes cast for Cameron or Rudez in this voided TC counts against Past Votes. It truly is null and void.
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For the other seven of you. . .I will post Tribal Council for you very soon.

RUDEZ: Haha wow.. Luck really isn’t with me in this game.. 3 seconds? Damn lag

CAMERON: Not today, my long lost friends. Not today.

TRIBAL COUNCIL #7B

(COREY)-(EFE)-(LYNDSAY)-(NICKOLAS)-(RUDEZ)-(TIMOTHY)-(TRAVIS)
XXX
(adam)-(WARREN)-(MARC)-(LARRY)-(WILLIAM)-(MOISES)-(ANGEL)

Alright. You know the drill. You must answer your TC questions in order for your vote to count. You have until 2:30am eastern Friday to answer your questions and cast your vote.

COREY,

1. The seven of you voted against Cameron. How much more will the dynamic be disrupted knowing that you have to turn against one of your seven?

2. Will this group stay together down the road? Because only one of you is going home. Next round you will still be up two people against the other four people.

EFE,

1. Mutiny Trigger. Voting to merge. A suspenseful challenge. And now this. Is this round simply wearing you down from all of the strange moments?

It is! I know that It’s going to be intense this round and it is really wearing me down.

2. Will the game be easier once you get past this round? The Mutiny Trigger will be gone. An idol is gone. And the decision to merge is already behind you.

Definitely the game will get much more easier after this round, you have to go through tough ways in order to go deep in this game and this is one of them

LYNDSAY,

1. How uncomfortable will it be to communicate with four peoples who were on the other side of the vote just minutes ago?

Incredibly considering I went out and betrayed them! I tried to be sneaky and if this had worked, it would have been a lot easier but now it’s just plain awkward. Needless to say that certain people have had their say….

2. Will voting amongst the seven of you be more or less of a scramble compared to voting against Cameron?

I think it’s going to be a huge scramble. Sorry, my answers suck but I forgot about this until right now and lived out the after effects of last night!

NICKOLAS,

1. What are the chances that another idol gets played for this vote? And furthermore, what are the chances of that idol also being activated?

I wouldn’t be at all surprised if another idol gets played for this vote. Not sure if it will be opened or not. Should be interesting to find out.

2. Why should this group of seven keep you through the vote this round?

They should keep me around because I am loyal and good for my word. Hopefully they are able to see that.

RUDEZ,

1. You just had four votes tagged against you. What will it say about your chances of surviving this vote as well?

I don’t think it says anything.. I know at least 3 of the people here were asked by those four to vote for me, and they didn’t! Not one of them budged, and it means the world to me! I’ve forged real relationships in this game, I don’t scream and shout and take things to the public forum.. The only reason why this vote is being redone is because of luck, and having bad luck in this game has been a general trend for me

2. Why do you think the other four voted against you?

I’m not 100% sure.. I think when I didn’t mutiny with Matt and Cam and abandon my tribe, they realised that I wasn’t so much in their pockets.. I can think for myself, and I’m fiercely loyal to those I’ve made my promises to and will do what I can to make sure that 2 of these 7 makes it to the F2.. I guess they can see that I’ll work to get my friends to the end.. Also, Matt has some vendetta against me this week, I wonder who next week’s flavour will be, there’s only like 2 people he still needs to alienate..

TIMOTHY,

1. The seven of you were spread out between three tribes prior to this round. I am guessing it must have been difficult to get seven people to work together from very different backgrounds.

I personally don’t think so, I think we all had our own reasons for how we voted and it just happened the way it did.

2. Why do you think the other four players voted against Rudez?

I really don’t know, they had their reasons and obviously knew what they were doing. So well done to them.

TRAVIS,

1. Yet again here you sit at another Tribal Council. It is like this dark cloud keeps hovering over you in this game and you cannot quite get out. Did you put yourself in this situation or is it a curse?

2. And how do you intend to convince a group of people to keep you alive once again?

Okay. When you vote please do so in the following format:

VOTE: (Logan)
REASON: How did you survive the first vote? You didn’t even play an idol. Sometimes I think this game is rigged in your favour. Thankfully you are also somehow vulnerable again. Maybe this will be the job.

Alright. The seven of you are fair game. Between now and 2:30am eastern Friday, it is time to vote. Awkcy tribe, you’re up.

MATT:  *watches this trainwreck from the sidelines*
EFE: good for you
CAMERON: Great reply, Efe.
MATT: Fantastic follow-up, Cam.
NICK: Great input, Matt.
MATT: Outstanding feedback, Nick. Are you on the jury?
ROB: Hmmm. Yes. Quite.
CAMERON: This is a great combo. I like. We’re all supporting each other.
NICK: Amazing response, Matt. Are you still an asshole?
CAMERON: And it’s gone. Back to hating you I guess/
MATT: Geez, ask a little question and get a bunch of hostility. I can’t imagine what life on your tribe is like.
NICK: We are merged there are no tribes.
MATT: They merged in your ORG? Fantastic timing, we just merged in this one.
MATT: How are things going?
CAMERON: There’s a tribe of 4 and a tribe of 7. And the tribe of 7 is in Tribal council.
CAMERON: The mutiny trigger worked, albeit a bit delayed.
NICK: Things are going great Matt, thanks for asking
CAMERON: I hope so, Nick. Must not be easy picking your tribe apart. At least you’re not outright flipping on it cause that’s an instakill, buddy.
MATT: See? All that hostility melted away. You and I should play in the same ORG one of these days. I haven’t seen your play style but I have to imagine you’re a born leader, like me. Making decisions, beasting challenges. Nothing like some of these folks who blindly expect to be carried through the game because they lack the social and intellectual skills to play for themselves. It would be awesome. Hit me up, I know one starting soon.
NICK: You are much more interesting when you are being an asshole to other people. You leave the boring unoriginal s— for me. Makes me sad.
MATT: I save my good stuff for people who actually play.
CAMERON: “You leave the boring unoriginal s— for me.” Cause he knows you’ll do it?
NICK: because that makes sense.
CAMERON: Also Rudez those three people who didn’t turn against you that you thought would, either you vote one of those loyal soldiers out or they vote for you. You know that, right? You’re not safe.
ME: Cam, Matt, Rob, and DeAnna–please keep it to a minimum in this thread. Your role is to observe.
CAMERON: I’d be the s—tiest jury member but okay.
MATT: *gets back to observing, eating popcorn*
EFE: I think we are not allowed to get food from outside, how did you find popcorn??? You should be disqualified for this!
CAMERON: It’s like this game is fake!
CAMERON: Sorry I mean
EFE: I was just kidding :/
DEANNA: Excuse me Logan…. I didn’t say one word in this thread until you called me out for not speaking! I demand an apology for this slander upon my name!

**CAMP BANTER**

CAMERON: The thread where The Alamo gets to rag on the Tribal Council without upsetting Logan.
CAMERON: It’s like this game is fake!
MATT: I actually got a clue to the hidden box of popcorn when I played the idol. It’s delicious.
CAMERON: And if you redeem it you get half off your drink. And a jury vote.
MATT: *PERK* DID SOMEBODY SAY DRINK? Who am I. WHO AM I.
CAMERON: Sorry. I already redeemed it. And now if I make it to the jury Nick has to vote for Matt.
MATT: Did you get to leave a fake drink in its place?
MATT: (((***8**((*VODKA*))**8***)))
CAMERON: S— MATT DON’T LET THEM SEE THAT THEY’LL TRY AND STEAL IT AGAIN
MATT: Can you imagine if you-know-who found the secret vodka stash but it turned out to be fake?
CAMERON: Oh man, poor Corey.
CAMERON: We’re going to hell so hard.
CAMERON: Our punishment is that Logan brings us both back for All-Stars and we’re stuck on the same tribe as all the people who find us totally unfunny.
MATT: So, like, everyone?
CAMERON: Yep. A tribe of 500 and we’re the two outsiders.
CAMERON: Like VSurvivor.
MATT: Haha.
MATT: See I happen to find us HILARIOUS.
CAMERON: You? Confident in your own abilities? Surely you jest!
MATT: This was me apparently running 4 separate and directly opposing alliances during vSurvivor.
CAMERON: Jesus Christ what were you talking to 75 people daily?
CAMERON: Reminds me that we never named our alliance. I guess the complete failures would work.
MATT: At this point she had completely lost it and decided I was running the game. It was awesome.
MATT: For the record I was in one alliance.
CAMERON: Running the game? What’s that feel like?
MATT: A bit squishy.
CAMERON: Hey, can anyone tell me what it’s like to run a game? Someone who actually has?
MATT: You’d have to talk to Rudez about that, and definitely not Nickolas, Travis, or Corey.
MATT: Wow, that reads like winner, first runner up, third, and fourth. Uncanny.
CAMERON: Nah I’d talk to Travis if I wanted to know what it feels like to THINK You’re running the game.
CAMERON: Travis is no Rudy, I’ma tell you that.
CAMERON: Well yeah he kind of is considering he makes generalizing statements.
TRAVIS: You guys were in Vsurvivor?!
NICKOLAS: So was Deanna.
CAMERON: Yeah. I placed 247th.
CAMERON: So no matter what I’m stepping it up from here.
RUDEZ: Just found out Nelson Mandela died
CAMERON: Oh, f—.
CAMERON: God, I’m legit sorry to hear it.
TRAVIS: Oh I was in it too!
TRAVIS: Yea – that’s sad
NICKOLAS: aw 😦
RUDEZ: Sorry if I don’t feel like joining in the fighting right now.. I’m pretty sad.. but feel free to continue without me
MATT: We will.
TRAVIS: I love how the term ‘fighting’ is what we call it when Cameron and Matt talk lol
CAMERON: I expected a little deeper from people then “Nelson Mandela died, now we can’t fight with each other.”
RUDEZ: He did preach peace
TRAVIS: Well I had an interesting stat, I think I’m the first person in the history of the series to be on 4 tribes in one round.
ROB: Well I’m happy I’m aligned with some amusing people.

TC VOTING

COREY,

Vote travis

i think the dynamic will always change, it sucks we have to vote again but i think itll be ok

Vote change , Tim

EFE,

Vote: Corey I am not proud of the way I am playing but I learnt that once you did a move, there is no limit and rest will come. After this vote every single player may hate me but I really don’t want to sacrifice tim since he took a risk for us last tribal

LYNDSAY,

I’m voting for corey

play my fake damnit

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give us 5 min? gah

last time I stay up tilll 3 am for this s—

USE ON TIM

USE ON TIM

OR DON’T USE IT

wait

;(

abort the idol

no idol play from me

NICKOLAS,

VOTE: Travis Reason: uhg

VOTE: Tim reason That is bulls— and shady.

RUDEZ,

VOTE: Travis REASON: If I hadn’t already made an alliance of 6, I truly would’ve considered going further with you.. but as the matter stands, you’re the odd one out! I’m glad we sorted out all our problems Travis! I hope you don’t play an idol tonight.. cause that would SUCK!

REASON: You lied about who you were voting for, and I can’t work with someone like that

VOTE: TIM
REASON: You lied about who you were voting for, and I can’t work with someone like that

Vote: Travis Reaason: Same as above

TRAVIS,

Tonight I vote to Eliminate TIMOTHY – this vote is unfortunate, but I am much closer with everyone else besides you. Plus you voted for the late jury knowing I would probably miss my chance to make jury. This vote is karmic.

(Self-vote)

TIMOTHY,

vote: corey
reason: hoping it stops me from going home. probably am, but yeah.

vote: travis. reason: I dunno.

TC VOTE REVEAL

If anybody played a hidden immunity idol, now would be the time I would reveal it.
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Okay. Once the votes are read the decision is final. The person voted out will be removed from the group almost immediately.
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SELF-VOTE: TRAVIS
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One vote Travis.
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Travis, the tribe has spoken.
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It’s time for you to go.

ME: Immunity challenge will be posted at 1:00pm eastern.

CAM: A work of art.

TIMOTHY: 3 am for me… cool

LYNDSAY: Yeah, well… it’s 4:23Am for me… I believe in you

TRAVIS: Lyndsay and Rudez have blocked me! No more lies!!!!!!!! thanks goodness

CAMERON: S— that I reminds me

ME: I. . .I don’t even know where to begin. That was easily the craziest single round of gameplay in SCWL that I have ever seen.

It seemed like this round was all about figuring out where you fit into the power struggle, and trying to predict if your position can secure you a spot at the end of the game.

Unfortunately, you have nine other players who are trying to accomplish the same objectives as you.

And that’s what makes Survivor such a complicated game. Keep that in your head as we continue down the second half of this game.

6.7F SCWL 6 Episode 6 Fantasy Pool

BRIAN WHITEHEAD:
1. Timothy Zahra [Awkcy]
2. Efe Karanisoglu [Awkcy]
3. Rob Brodeur [Awkcy]
4. Rudez Merks [Awkcy]
5. Nickolas DiVerdi [Awkcy]
6. Lyndsay Sherry [Awkcy]
7. Deanna Bastin [Awkcy]
8. Corey Alteire [Awkcy]
9. Cameron Johnson [Awkcy]
10. Travis Rindler [Awkcy]
11. Matt Wolff [Awkcy]

DAVID RACINE:
1. Lyndsay Sherry [Awkcy]
2. Deanna Bastin [Awkcy]
3. Efe Karanisoglu [Awkcy]
4. Timothy Zahra [Awkcy]
5. Rob Brodeur [Awkcy]
6. Rudez Merks [Awkcy]
7. Cameron Johnson [Awkcy]
8. Matt Wolff [Awkcy]
9. Nickolas DiVerdi [Awkcy]
10. Corey Alteire [Awkcy]
11. Travis Rindler [Awkcy]

JESSICA FREY:
1. Nickolas DiVerdi [Awkcy]
2. Lyndsay Sherry [Awkcy]
3. Deanna Bastin [Awkcy]
4. Efe Karanisoglu [Awkcy]
5. Timothy Zahra [Awkcy]
6. Rob Brodeur [Awkcy]
7. Travis Rindler [Awkcy]
8. Corey Alteire [Awkcy]
9. Rudez Merks [Awkcy]
10. Cameron Johnson [Awkcy]
11. Matt Wolff [Awkcy]

LISTER POTTER III:
1. Nickolas DiVerdi [Awkcy]
2. Timothy Zahra [Awkcy]
3. Lyndsay Sherry [Awkcy]
4. Corey Alteire [Awkcy]
5. Rob Brodeur [Awkcy]
6. Rudez Merks [Awkcy]
7. Efe Karanisoglu [Awkcy]
8. Travis Rindler [Awkcy]
9. Cameron Johnson [Awkcy]
10. Deanna Bastin [Awkcy]
11. Matt Wolff [Awkcy]

18th – Adam Kolodny [QUIT] – MICHELLE PEARCE-DENOVAN

17th – Warren Adams [Nlad] – LISTER POTTER III

16th – Marc Oriol [Aspu] – MICHELLE PEARCE-DENOVAN [2nd Pick]

—MUTINY OFFER—

15th – Larry Chip Childress [SuLa]

14th – William Cook [Nlad]

13th – Moises Moreno [Nlad]

12th – Angel Candelas [Nlad] – AMANDA ALDRIDGE

—MERGE—

11th – Travis Rindler [Awkcy] – MORAY JAMES

6.7G SCWL 6 Episode 6 Boot List

10: ROB
09: CAMERON
08: MATT
07: COREY
06: NICKOLAS
05: RUDEZ
04: DEANNA
03: TIMOTHY
02: LYNDSAY
01: EFE

6.7H Next Time on SCWL. . .

– SuLa struggles to reunite after Corey and Nickolas made a move directly against Rudez’s wishes. Is their long standing bond forever fractured?

– Aspu once again has their sights on Rudez. But with an immunity challenge on the line, can anything happen?

– Discussion now turns to the location of the final hidden immunity idol. With twice as many clues as everyone else in this game, Corey does the unthinkable.

– And who will be voted out and be shunned from being a member of the jury?

6.7I SCWL 6 Episode 6 Exit Interview
A big delay. My apologies, but let’s get to it.

1) Travis, Travis, Travis. Where to begin. How about before the game even started. What was the conflict between everyone and Adam? Because that all unfolded prior to Opening Day.

Adam was intense – point blank. I don’t think he is a bad person, I think he expected big things with this game and played waaaaaay too hard too early. With all the twists early in the game it was just a matter of time before people started comparing notes.

There was a point where I was hoping to be able to work with Adam, but he decided to leave on his own terms. I think sometimes people put a lot of pressure on themselves when they know it’s a big game – I know I was guilty of this at times. What I’m trying to say is that I don’t hold any personal grudges with people after the game is over. I know some people will continue to hold grudges – right now five members of this cast have me blocked hahaha That’s their choice, but I personally hold no ill will.

2) During the Opening Day challenge you kept going after Cameron. This culminated in the bizarre 1-1-1 vote that made you, Cameron, and Adam all play for the runner-up spot. Why did you go after Cameron right then when he didn’t come after you during the challenge?

Personally Cameron annoys me and did from day one. He has redeeming qualities too, don’t get me wrong, but generally he just annoyed me. He was soooo over confident and cocky. He had literally worked out a plan to the final four and was verbalizing it before we were even locked onto tribes. He was basically throwing out a pecking order before even getting to know the cast. I didn’t agree with this mentality. Also I told myself NOT to win that challenge, but I let my competitive side take over and I did what I could to make it to the point where I was elected team captain. I almost instantly regretted it and I should have probably let Cameron have it. Hindsight is twenty – twenty.

3) You were a tribal captain. I know you were frustrated because this prevented you from picking a box. In hindsight, do you think there was a scenario where being a captain could create additional leverage for your position in the game?

Of course there is a scenario, but idk that wasn’t my scenario… At least it didn’t feel like it, but I guess in some ways maybe it did help me. I was the last member of my tribe, I was part of the Rudez, Cam, Matt alliance and was still able to rally troops against them. I did have a lot more control than I expected to have, but I didn’t ever embrace the captain role – regardless of if it helped me or not.

4) You picked Rudez then Rudez picked Cameron. Angel, Moises, and William were all near the bottom of the pick em. Why did you work with the last picks to take out the higher picks and put them onto SuLa?

I misunderstood the rules – I thought the captains were picking their tribes and quickly discovered that it was a schoolyard pick. This annoyed me as you may recall 🙂

but basically I picked Rudez because I felt like she expected it the most. She is also an intense player. She is ‘soft and sweet’ but also very forceful and emotionally reactive . I regret choosing her because I could tell early on that she was going to be a cowardly player and Adam had already informed me of all the different alliances she had her hands in. She ultimately was the reason I was eliminated as well as the reason she herself is eliminated. The true definition of a Noob.

5) You and the others held Matt hostage on Nlad. Why not just send him to SuLa and keep Corey to prevent having a headache?

We wanted him gone, out of the game. He had suggested in an alliance chat were he, Cam and Rudez all ‘jokingly’ said they would force me to stay on Nlad with them whether I wanted to or not. Matt went as far as to say that I could quit IF we went to tribal council to ell advance the alliance… Basically I wanted to give the cockiest people in the game a reality check. And I pulled off the first blindside of the season when I sent Cameron to Sula. Rudez and Matt wanted to go, but so did Corey so we decided to send Corey and ONE of Matt and Rudez so we would have one as a cushion if we lost. Basically we were going to hold one of them against their will and vote them out when we lost. I wanted to keep Rudez because I viewed her as the bigger threat, but Matt sealed his fate when he acted like a little child for two days straight – throwing fits and complaining and attacking people in any way he felt would be hurtful. He would create lies and attempt to turn us on each other. He was the logical choice (not knowing people could give the items in their boxes to other people)

6) You and Warren were the only two on your tribe with any substantial ORG experience. But yet you two feuded. How come?

I had no beef with Warren – zero. But he was never around and when he was around he was always paranoid. He wouldn’t just have a conversation. He basically would say things like – ‘I don’t have a good feeling’ and ‘I’m nervous’. I have never played with Warren before and I was not going to just assume we were in an alliance with the few interactions we had. Angel, Moises and I were in an alliance called the Texans and also William was someone I was started to like and trust. Warren just was social enough and then he volunteered to sit out a challenge very early in the game. People perceived him as disinterested. Also he was willing I work with Matt and that was kind of the kiss of death on NLAD. He got mad because I didn’t tell him he was going when he would ask me. I didn’t have a strong enough of a relationship with him to know what he would do with that information, so I choice not to tell him. That made him mad and explosive and well – it only made me feel better about the decision.

7) In round two, Angel was the leader of the maze. You guys seemed to have zero bearings in the challenge and could not work together. Did you guys worry right then that you would be in trouble long-term? Because you guys seemed happy with nothing for the whole challenge.

I was in 6 different ORGS at the beginning of this game, I will be the first to admit that was a dumb idea to play in so many at the same time, but it’s reality. I trusted Angel to take charge because he had volunteer tend to lead the challenge. I trusted him to do what he said he would do. Honestly – that challenge was confusing in terms of what actually happened. It seemed like Angel had to communicate a lot of information he had. I remember at one point we had to all repost our moves because we didn’t follow directions that you have him. Idk – I also know angel was in other games too, but regardless, that was not our strongest showing and part of me worried but at the same time, I didn’t know what to expect for the future, I just tried to stay optimistic and hope we could did our strength in a challenge somewhere.

8) Matt and warren went after Moises. Everyone else went after Warren who sat out. Matt and Warren predicted that Moises may be inactive down the road. What was the strategy behind keeping Moises?

I trusted Moises and spoke with him regularly. I didn’t ever speak with warren and Matt was open in his intentions to ruin our games, so it was a no brainer for me. Trust is paramount.

9) You found an idol in round three. Did you share that knowledge with anyone? If so, who and when?

I told Nick and I told Angel and eventually told Moises. But I didn’t really know if people believed I found it and I specifically told Angel I had it so that he would be less likely to consider voting me out – I was very adamant about using the idol to get Matt out of the game and he was all for that, so we wanted to make sure we would have the opportunity to do it.

10) I know you never got to play your idol. What was the strategy you were utilizing while in possession of the idol?

My strategy was to survive votes. I had little in terms of strategy because I was in total survival mode. I used it as a shield early on. If Moises hadn’t volunteered to be voted out I was gonna use it as leverage to stay in the game. When Angel and I were in TC I knew I would use my idol if I had to in order to make it another round. At merge I began to tell people I had the idol and that I was hoping to be able to us it to make a big move. Unfortunately a lot of the people I had the option to work with were already pretty brainwashed and couldn’t get the big picture… I guess we can get into that later .

11) That first mutiny seemed to shift the whole game. What was a 5-5-5 game turned into 7-4-4. Do you agree that was why things went down for Nlad?

I was annoyed that Matt got another get out of jail free card. He already got one from Cameron and now he was able to just leave after inflicting some much negativity on NLAD. I know we were all disappointed that we weren’t gonna be able to vote him out, but we were very united and focused on winning the challenge and forcing Aspu to vote. We were a good group of guys, we kinda got unlucky in the next challenge which was pretty much a luck based challenge, but we held out held our heads high and never attacked or belittled each other like the TRUE cancer of NLAD.

12) Right before and after the mutiny, Matt kept publicly calling out Moises. Eventually Moises lashed back. Did any of you motivate Moises to respond or was it of Moises’ own accord?

Moises own accord but I know I jumped in at one point because I felt Matt was acting absolutely ridiculous . Moises is half of Matt’s age and he had to come down to Matt’s level… That shows you where Matt feelings comfortable operating.

13) Do you think Matt fighting with Moises was a distraction for the tribe?

No – it was something that united us even more. We came together against Matt and decided we would do whatever we could to get rid of him. He was a nightmare to have to interact with on a regular basic and he has a way of sapping energy from people. He was a plague that could not be vanquished.

14) The double Tribal Council. Nlad and SuLa ultimately knock each other out of the challenge. What prevented the two smaller tribes from trusting each other? Especially loooking back when those seven are the final seven of this game.

Rudez. 100% Rudez.

15) William went home this round even though Moises had to be reminded to submit his moves until about ten minutes before the deadline. To me it seemed like William could never get his footing in this game. More specifically, it seemed like he could never form a close social relationship. What is your assessment of William?

I think people wanted to trust him but he kept his options open in terms of working with Matt and that made him a bit of an outsider. He was even willing to share his clue to the immunity idol with him (Matt of course sharing a fake). William deserved a better chance but sadly Matt was willing to throw anyone and everyone under the bus and he made it clear to us that William was willing to work with him – so William became the obvious target if we lost. I think even William kinda knew it.

16) In the following challenge, Moises could not seem less focused on the cryptogram and trivia questions. And he ultimately cost you guys the win. I know it seems like I am picking on Moises, but it seems like his fire in this game was burned out the second that he entered the conflict with Matt. He even asked to be voted out. Do you agree his fire was gone because of the conflict?

Matt was cruel and hurtful. Who plays a game to experience those things? I think Moises had put up with it for over two weeks and was exhausted. I think Matt made it easy for people to mentally check out because he made the game a vile place to be. I know I was mentally ready to be done with Matt OR this game – one or the other. He really made a point to attack people to a point that is absolutely considered bullying. I remember when he greatest to called the Chicago police when Nick posted a picture of a Deanna on a bronze statue… I knew right then that he could dish it but couldn’t take it. I found him to be a pathetic and sad man for most on the game, but he isn’t all bad. He just gets butt hurt and holds a massive grudge – so I suggest never crossing him and maybe he is a great guy… But I doubt it.

17) If Moises wanted to stay, would Angel have been voted out instead? Or was Moises doomed anyway?

I had considered it but idk honestly – I tired of Moises questions though.

18) Why did Moises leave you with the Mutiny Trigger rather than Angel?

I honestly don’t know – I guess he trusted me the most and knew that I was focused on taking out Matt – so I guess he wanted to be able to help me if he could.

19) Last topic regarding Moises. . .what was up with that Tribal Council? You guys were pressuring me hard to not make any of you answer the questions and head straight into the votes. What was up with that?

It seemed like a waste of time when someone was willing to bow out. And I know I didn’t wanna answer any prying questions knowing I’d be on a tribe of two the next round. I just wanted to get it over with.

20) Once again, Nlad and SuLa could have worked together to beat Aspu in an immunity challenge. Do you think SuLa intentionally threw the challenge to avoid picking sides? And do you believe that was a smart plan on their part?

Yes I think they did and I also think they thought Aspu would eventually crumble. The thing is – it was obvious from an outside perspective that people from Aspu were told to pretend to give Sula hope and to dig for info – that’s what made Sula different from NLAD. We actually had unity – I’m not sure Sula ever did. I think it was mostly a bunch of people playing for themselves.

21) Your tribe was conquered. Did you think that would end up happening, or did you assume you would pull out at least one win before the merge?

I thought for sure we would win – but I can honestly say I don’t typically have the focus and attention to detail to excel in your challenges. So despite doing my best – I never felt confident about any challenge after reading it – I almost instantly knew we’d likely lose because of how monotonous and elaborate they were. With soooo many people in this cast with little to nothing to do in their free time – I knew I was doomed. I mean how can you compete with a Matt or a Cameron who sits at home waiting for the challenges so that they can have something to fill their time. I was in 6 games and your challenges were more intense than combining everything going on in my other five games… I just was over extended and when it came down to it – I was spent, and just didn’t have the energy for your challenges often times

22) You decide to use the Mutiny Trigger to avoid joining Aspu. You went back and forth on that decision. Why did you pull the trigger, so to speak?

I hated everything that Aspu stood for. From an outside perspective they stood for quietly and at times openly supporting and defending bullying. I know for certain that people who were suppose to sit out of challenges actively helped their tribes win challenges when they were not suppose to. It was basically a group of cowardly sheep being biased around by a wild, hateful troll who would eventually eat them all when he ran out of NLAD and Sula members to attack. Unfortunately Sula was a bunch of cowards as well – and we are seeing that play out this season after my elimination. The cowards are basically all playing for 5th…

23) Once the dust settled, you and Corey were alone on a tribe. Nickolas and Rudez had mutinied away. What was your plan then? Because if you and Corey lost a challenge, you still had the idol in your pocket.

It was to win the challenge but ultimately I knew I was safe with the idol so I did my best to not worry.

24) But then the 6-5 vote to merge. Many people were pissed by the vote. Any insight into that vote?

Not really. Many players had spent most of the game sitting out… I think people didn’t wanna have to do that for another two rounds…

25) If there was no merge, and you and Corey win the challenge as would have happened, who do you think goes from Aspu?

Honestly idk for sure but at the time I think it woulda been Nick. It coulda been Rudez too I’m just not sure, but I am pretty sure it woulda been one of those two.

26) Rob beats you in the individual challenge due to a tiebreaker. The vote was between Cameron and Rudez. Tell me how that vote went down.

Well it was weird. I tried to convince people I was playing my idol regardless and that I wasn’t really too concerned with what happened. When I found out the vote was for Cameron I was frustrated because I felt like it was very obvious that he had access to an idol – or at least a higher likelihood of one being played on him then someone like DeAnna. I thought she was a much better decision than Cameron but it seemed like people weren’t interested in my opinion. In hindsight I should have taken Matt’s deal and voted for Rudez – but I was trying to reestablish a relationship with her at the time and I didn’t want her to go yet. I clearly misread her intentions with me and her shortsighted gameplay cost pretty much everyone from 11 to 5 their games.

27) Then Cam plays the idol. TC is between the seven of you and things get complicated. It ends up a 3-2-2 vote, and that fatal vote was a self-vote. You never missed questions all game. What happened there?

I forgot – I was busy that round with trying to get lyndsay to vote Tim with sula and I and for some reason Rudez saw it as an opportunity to take me out. Yes I should have answered the questions – I simply forgot. I did vote however – so at least you know what my true intentions were for the round and how things would have turned out differently if I hadn’t made that fatal mistake.

28) And how come the vote was that split? Why not a 4-3 or 5-2 vote? Why did the other six all vote in pairs?

It was suppose to be three votes Corey and three votes Tim with me being the swing vote. Corey is a good friend and I didn’t for a second consider voting him out so it should have been 4-3 but I guess when I didn’t answer my questions Rudez saw it as an opportunity to vote me out. I assume she approached Tim being that they are both awake and functioning at 2am eastern – she told him that he was getting voted out unless se voted me and she would do it too. It was brilliantly stupid. I had no intention of coming after rudez – I DID have every intention of using my idol to help advance the underdogs and I just proved I wanted to work with her by not voting her with the Aspu 4. Idk – it was a well executed move but at a bad time and for no logical reason. It really cost a lot of people the game.

29) Knowing that it was going to essentially be a three-way tie, how come you held onto your idol? It seemed like a really risky move.

I didn’t know it was gonna be a three way tie and I don’t think it eve was going to be – I think when Rudez saw that I was going to self vote – she made a move on me to prevent any ties.

30) In any other season you would have been on the jury. How bummed are you that you do not get to cast a vote at the end of the game?

Very bummed – I thought it was very telling of the type of people playing this game – I played more game in my first six rounds of this game then some of the people who played twice as long as me. I felt like I deserved jury and I felt like it seems pretty cold to decide that certain people don’t get to make jury… Idk we had some cowards in the game who knew they couldn’t handle my questions in the final tribal council – so I think they held true to their strategy and cowardly ensured that they wouldn’t have to. I would have voted for the best player regardless.

31) Who do you want to win? Who do you think will win? Who do you think will be voted out next? Who do you want to be voted out next?

I don’t particularly want ANY of them to win. I feel like they all four are gross in their own ways. Matt’s a bully, Cameron is a puppet, Rob is an enabler and Deanna is an extra.

32) If you have any other thoughts, please share.

I had a blast. Thanks for having me. If you ever have me play again know that this game will be my priority 😉

This was an interesting cast too…

On behalf of the production crew for SCWL 6, we thank you for playing this game.

6.8A Previously on SCWL. . .

Previously on SCWL:

– After the first three rounds of SCWL 6, each of the three tribes were down to five members apiece.

– But that all changed during a mutiny offer when Matt from Nlad joined his Sad Pudding friends Rob and DeAnna on Aspu.

– Cameron, who had since shared the idol code from his tribe in the previous round, jumped to the Aspu tribe to join Rob, DeAnna, and Matt’s alliance.

– Nlad and SuLa were down to four members each, and Aspu was at seven.

– Aspu would stay strong as Matt and Cam led the tribe to multiple wins, and took revenge on Nlad sending them to three Tribal Councils in a row.

– This left Travis. Sad Pudding and Cam were anxious to get him out.

– But a new plan was hatched between everyone else in the game that Sad Pudding and Cameron must be picked off.

– Travis used his Mutiny Trigger to head to the SuLa tribe. But that left him in a familiar situation as Rudez and Nickolas joined Aspu, putting Corey all alone with Travis.

– Travis held the hidden immunity idol in his pocket. Even if SuLa lost, Corey was set to go home by default.

– However, the final idol in the game had yet to be found, and Corey had more clues than anyone else in the game. Suddenly things could get very complicated very fast if SuLa lost.

– But it was time for players to decide if they wished to merge. Sad Pudding, Timothy, and Cameron put five votes against, but the other six were not interested in a double conquer as they viewed this as their final shot to take control of the game.

– What was even more surprising is that Rudez flopped her vote when it came to decide if the players wanted the jury to begin. This caused an unprecedented 6-5 vote, and for the first time ever, the jury would be reduced to fewer than nine members.

– It was Sports Day in SCWL 6, and after one of the longest shootouts in NHL history, Rob was supposed to be this round’s target, but saved himself with immunity. The idol would remain in his pocket.

– This complicated the plan for Tribal Council, and with numerous players racing to play Cam’s public access idol, anything could happen.

– Matt managed to play it before anyone else, but initially played it for only himself. Cameron was certain to be doomed.

– A last second change made Matt play his idol for Cameron, and suddenly the idol would be activated, as Sad Pudding and Cameron named themselves The Alamo once being declared immune.

– But the round was far from over as Travis, Corey, Nick, Rudez, Lyndsay, Efe, and Timothy were left behind at Tribal Council.

– Lyndsay, Timothy, and Efe targeted Corey.

– Rudez wanted Travis out.

– Travis went for Timothy.

– Nickolas and Corey were supposed to vote for Travis, but flopped their votes to Timothy at the last minute.

– Sensing danger, Rudez went to Timothy to vote for Travis.

– As the vote was 2-2-2 with one vote to go, Travis self-voted and went home with an idol in his pocket thanks to a 3-2-2 vote that will go down in SCWL history.

– After a historic number of deceptions and last minute decisions coming down to the wire, everyone is forced to re-evaluate their next move.

– Ten remain; who will be voted out tonight?

6.8B SCWL 6 Episode 8 Summary

Episode Eight: “Idol Hunting”
Date: December 6, 2013 – December 8, 2013
Immunity Challenge VIII: Endurance Letter Switch Modified
Description: Players go through the entire bootlist but switch letters differently for each name due to a mind-fatiguing pattern.
Winner: Rudez Merks.
Voted Out: Corey Altiere.
Vote Count: 7-3 (Corey Altiere-Matt Wolff)
Twist: Players voluntarily sit out of the challenge in exchange for a clue to the final idol.
Who Sat Out: Cameron, Corey, Efe, Lyndsay, and Timothy.
Does He Miss Out on the Jury Too?: Yep.

6.8C SCWL 6 Episode 8 Blog

CAMERON FINALLY LEARNS IT IS AN INDIVIDUAL GAME

Cameron saw Tribal Council unfold for the first time. Quickly he learned from a 7-4 vote against him, an idol being played, and a 3-2-2 vote that this is strictly an individual game. Only one person can win, and that is always what makes the post-merge phase exciting.

And Cameron begins the round by saying he is willing to betray virtually anyone because everyone has to do that to get to the end of the game. It should be interesting to watch.

CAMERON WILL NOT LAST LONG IN THE ORG UNIVERSE–HE IS CRUMBLING EMOTIONALLY

This is the concern I had once the individual game started. Remember, this is Cameron’s first ORG, and this will be his first round where his vote will impact who goes home.

I had this consistent worry for the remainder of the game that Cameron could pick up his bags and cut himself off from the ORG universe forever. Whether this happens is unknown for now, but I saw it as a growing possibility when Cameron was just on the receiving end of seven votes, and now has to figure how to get himself to the end of the game.

That is not to take away from his current awareness of what is going on. I saw him keep dividing up the numbers the same way that I expected. It is strange really to see three groups of three absolutely solidified, and then you have Cameron who is the wildcard trying to decide his best course of action.

And with somebody like Cameron, it is tough for him -not- to be a wildcard. There is always one in any game of Survivor (John Nash calls them fluctuators as I have explained in the past), and Cameron is indeed that wildcard.

Does that mean you are a good or bad player? Not necessarily. All it means is that you have a lot of power that others will be affected by until you definitively choose a side.

LYNDSAY AND EFE RE-EVALUATE THEIR POSITION

These two seem to have the mental and social power to really take control of this game, but dang, they were really out of the loop on that 3-2-2 vote. For some reason they just cannot trust Corey.

I really wish that Lyndsay and Efe sent in more confessionals by this point because there has been little content about them in this blog, but they do seem to be in that crucial fringe position where they could potentially do a lot of damage.

All they have to do is repeat what they did last round and I am sure they will be back on track. They are on course to being the Final Two of this season.

ENORMOUS FIGHT BETWEEN RUDEZ AND ANYONE WHO WAS SAD PUDDING OR TRAVIS

Yeah. I had to delete that thread. It ended in players getting blocked. Some of those relationships will recover by FTC. . .some of them will not.

PEOPLE KEEP ASKING IF THE 3-2-2 VOTES WERE TALLIED PROPERLY

Ah yes. All storylines must crop back up. The storyline of “The Players May or May Not Trust Logan in SCWL 6” rises again.

Heck, I would probably be questioning a 3-2-2 vote where the deciding vote is a self-vote to send somebody home with an idol. It was funny because I think Rudez was the only one who correctly figured out who each player voted for that round. That maneuver to deflect Timothy’s vote away from Corey and instead onto Travis was impressive.

I THINK PEOPLE WILL RECOVER BY TC TO GO AFTER SAD PUDDING

For the first 24 hours or so, yes, I believe the previous group of six will be fragmented. However when push comes to shove, I think we will see a 6-4 vote against another member of Sad Pudding.

ANOTHER FOCUS AND CONCENTRATION BASED GAME TO BE IN THE JURY

I highly doubted that a jury would be reduced to five members. Therefore, whoever survives this round will be part of a seven member jury unless something insane happens.

It seemed only fitting to have a modified version of the Endurance Letter Switch classic to come back. It is a favourite of mine because everyone thinks they did so well at it, but yet 99% of the time they can barely squeeze in more than twenty names right.

If you ever wanted a challenge that required a ton of concentration and focus, but is also quick for the host to mark, this would be the ideal challenge. It has never let me down.

And this time, I made it even more difficult by forcing players to go even-odd in terms of boot order. That meant whoever went on day six will be listed first followed by the day three boot followed by the day nine boot. In addition, they must exclude anyone who made it to day 39. Then the pattern for switching the letters is on a five-variation rotation. Meaning first, sixth, and eleventh names have their letters switched the same way.

I was going to be amazed if anyone lasted more than two seasons.

I LOST THIS CHALLENGE ON THE SECOND PERSON

Oh yeah. I did the first season on my own. In addition, I posted the first four names as an example. I screwed up on the second player I posted.

For those of you who don’t know, I typically run some of my newer challenges by alumni or people that have since left the ORG world completely. They looked at about fifty percent of the challenges this season. The person who looked over this doozy asked several questions that tidied up the challenge, but also happened to miss the Sonja Christopher mistake in the example.

This was a change I made ever since the infamous challenge right before the merge in SCWL 4.

SAD PUDDING LEAKS THEIR OWN ALLIANCE. . .AGAIN

Matt, DeAnna, and Rob all submitted an identical list for the challenge. I suspected this to the point that I asked “uh, just want to make my life easier and say your list is the same one as the other two lists?”

Thankfully they said yes because I only had to mark theirs as a unit, Nick’s, and Rudez’s. Nearly cut my work in half. Phew.

But when the results are posted, I have to reveal where everyone dropped out during the challenge. I assumed that three players sharing a list while everyone else did it individually would make the other seven players realize what was going on instantly.

MATT WROTE A SCRIPT TO PUT TOGETHER THE LIST. . .SADLY THE SCRIPT COULD NOT FIX THE ORDER

Ah yes. Matt the Computer Guy telling me about his script together. Too bad there is no script to check a monotonous boot order, and so Matt, Rob, and DeAnna all fell in the challenge.

SETH RECTOR

I stared at this headline for about forty-five seconds before I remembered what that meant.

Nick was doing well in the challenge, but because he had not seen most episodes of Survivor, the names of alumni do not come to him naturally.

So he comes up to Sean Rector in the boot list. Only problem? He put Seth Rector.

I thought I was going delirious from the marking, but rubbed my eyes about two or three times before I saw “SETH RECTOR” on my screen.

It is another one of those minor moments that can be added to the series archive.

RUDEZ AND NICK WERE THE ONLY TWO TO DO THEIR OWN LIST

Much kudos to the members of the SuLa Refugee Camp.

TIMOTHY, LYNDSAY, AND EFE LAY LOW

Again, how do they always seem to do it? All of the attention is on The Alamo and SuLa. In the middle everyone is relying on their three votes for this round. And within that three it is probably Lyndsay who is calling the shots. Or is it Efe? Or is it Timothy?

It is something I wish to ask in the exit interviews. Who is running that trio?

TIMOTHY, LYNDSAY, EFE, COREY AND SHOCKINGLY, CAMERON ALL REQUEST CLUES

Remember in SCWL 1 and 2 when players intentionally penalized their tribe in secrecy to receive clues to an idol at their camp? Then did the same post-merge for additional clues to the final idol?

I thought I would bring back that twist as a special one round thing. You want a clue to the final idol and risk your chances of being in the jury? Go for it.

And sure enough, half of the cast took the bait. Out of the challenge, but an increased chance of finding the final idol which could turn the game on its head.

WARREN GETS HIS WAY BY TRAVIS GOING HOME, RUDEZ WINS IMMUNITY–NELSON MANDELA DEFINITELY LOOKING OVER OUR SOUTH AFRICAN DEMOGRAPHIC FROM BEYOND THE GRAVE

I could not help but notice the coincidence in the days that Travis went home and also the day when Rudez won a much-needed immunity talisman. World events colliding with a nerdy little online game is one of those amusing things that seem to happen in life.

PEOPLE GETTING CLOSE TO THE IDOL–WILL THEY OVERTHINK IT?

In a group of mostly newbies and sophomores, I knew it was a strong possibility that one of the tribal idols or the final idol would not be found. My prediction is that there will always be that one person who can wrap their head around the final idol. There have been games where people declare the final idol puzzle to be impossible at Final Four, but yet somebody already claimed it six or seven rounds earlier.

So the question is. . .will anyone find that dang fourth idol? For the time being, Rob is the only one who possesses one.

RUDEZ HAS IMMUNITY. SECOND ROUND IN A ROW WHERE THE TARGET SAVES THEMSELVES BY WINNING THE CHALLENGE. WHAT A CRAZY SEASON

Has this ever happened? A target in one round wins individual immunity, and the next round a different target happens to win individual immunity too?

The only season to have a crazier beginning to the post-merge is SCWL 2 when Eamon was blindsided with a real idol 6-3-2, and then Shyam was blindsided 5-3-2 with a fake idol right after he blindsided Eamon.

After that it was game, set, and match as the newbies rode it out to the end.

However, it is hardly game, set, and match here in SCWL 6 as there are several ways that this season could still end. Three trios and a wildcard makes this so gosh darn complex.

ROB -SHOULD- BE VOTED OUT. AS SOON AS HE IS OUT LYNDSAY AND EFE WILL WIN THIS GAME

Rob thinks his idol is concealed. Judging by how he was talking this round, it seemed as if he was gambling with his idol. To me, this is really the only obstacle that Lyndsay and Efe have in the game. I feel bright for noticing this right at the start of the merge, but this could very well be the defining moment where we start hailing Lyndsay and Efe as one of the most destructive forces in SCWL history.

Is Timothy apart of that force too? Again, I never seem to give him as much credit as I did throughout the game for anything he did well on his own.

LYNDSAY KNOWS HER IDOL IS A FAKE

She does. I have mentioned it several times before. Something tells me that I expect this to be a big part of Sad Pudding’s downfall. For the time being, all I will say is that you can ignore this detail for now.

SAD PUDDING IS CONVINCED THAT LYNDSAY BELIEVES IT IS REAL

See above.

LYNDSAY AND EFE VOTE OUT ONE OF THE WEAKEST PLAYERS IN THE GAME

And now the second most surprising TC vote of the game. I have voted out Corey before in SurviveWar. That was a delicious blindside.

But this early? Corey is almost always such a non-threat at the start of the merge, but enough on your radar that you can typically take care of him at seven or eight. But ten? Much too early for a guy who appears to lay low.

Why not a Rob, a Matt, or Cam? Lyndsay and Efe have never made confusing moves before, but the two votes they put on Corey when Travis was voted out appeared to have strong intentions behind them.

If they didn’t get him last round, they were determined to get him out 48 hours later.

Now the question will be who they intend to be their newest target. In a group of nine, and The Alamo appearing to be a true alliance, they may be out of options very soon.

But again, is Cameron really aligning with Sad Pudding to create The Alamo? I am not sold on that alliance.

ANYBODY WHO DID NOT TOUCH ASPU IS OUT BEFORE THE JURY

That’s right. We are down to the nine members of Aspu heading into the merge (remember the 24 hours where Rudez and Nick were on that tribe?). Marc is the only victim, and that is because Aspu had to lose a member by default.

Otherwise we have seen Adam, Warren, William, Larry, Moises, Angel, Travis, and now Corey go all in a row, and none of them will be voting for a winner.

For a three-tribe format, it is odd to see one tribe just wipe out anyone who opposed them. Could the targets turn to Rudez and Nick because they were on SuLa for 99% of the pre-merge phase?

SOMEWHAT SAD TO SEE COREY GO BECAUSE I KNOW HOW MUCH HE CAN SWITCH THE GAME UP

Having Corey in SCWL 6 reminded me of him being in SurviveWar Vietnam. He was under the radar, aligning with virtually everyone, never getting into nasty fights, and getting every woman mad at him.

If Corey stuck around a bit longer, I think we would have had a couple really intriguing TCs.

DID HE SHARE HIS CLUES WITH SAD PUDDING WHO HAD ZERO CLUES FOR THE IDOL?

This is one of the stranger moves that Corey made. He had eight clues. It could have been used as leverage. Maybe exclusively provide the clues to Lyndsay, Efe, and Timothy in order to appease them.

But Sad Pudding? The same alliance he was targeting this round? Perhaps he thought the idol was truly impossible, and thought it would be hilarious to see the alliance rip their hair out in the process of solving it.

If the latter is indeed the case, then Corey may be the sharpest player of the season.

WILL THEY VOTE TO START THE JURY NOW? I THINK SO

If they don’t, they will make it much easier to transcribe the Final Tribal Council for me. 😀

But seriously, I will be more stunned than I was during the Travis vote if we are reduced to a five member jury this season. Heck, we could have a jury just consisting of the 3rd place finisher.

6.8D SCWL 6 Episode 8 Confessionals

ROUND EIGHT CONFESSIONALS

1) CAMERON

That was beautiful.

Logan, that was amazing.

Tim saved his ass at the last second.

And sent home someone who didn’t even show up.

Their plan all along was to dispatch Travis.

And they also got two votes on Corey’s head for good measure.

And they got to see how we react to betrayal.

The thing is though

They established themselves as 3

Out of our seven

So I’m remembering that

I’m also remembering how much emotional turmoil they put me through.

But all in all I can’t wait to hear your thoughts on this

F—. That.

Give me the clue. It’s finals week and I don’t have a computer.

So I made a plan. Again. Cause I’ll be damned if I go a whole game where none of our plans work.

We vote out Rudez.

Then we use Corey and Nick to vote out Lyn, Efe and Tim. Reason being that they could not have made it clearer that they are an alliance.

Whereas the Alamo is really two alliances of two working together.

Then we Pagong them, dump Nick, and use Corey to vote out Rob.

From there, we have two options.

One is to proceed to vote out DeAnna

And take our chances with Corey

And the other is to vote out Corey with Dee

And I use Dee as the option to make clear to Matt that his only option is to go with me

And if that doesn’t work then Dee still wins and I’m happy with that.

But this is a risky vote. We rely on rebuilding team morale in Aspu

And we all vote as a team.

If that doesn’t work I’m f—ed

Awesome that helped me none

Haha but I couldn’t participate even if I wanted to.

No joke. I’m a loudmouth.

Haha I know
So Rudez is safe and I need to rethink my plans.

yay it seems that essentially I’m getting the basket case edit of the season. X)

I’m realizing that I need to once again rethink things.
I’m trying too hard to build my resume but sometimes the best resume is being better than the other guy. I’m trying to get to the end with Matt but I overcomplicate things.
And I’m way too willing to vote off anyone. And that can bite me in the ass.
So if I survive I’m definitely gonna think things through.

COMING UP AT 5’OCLOCK ON BIPOLAR NEWS:
Rudez and I have made amends.
She’s been taking it out of the game and trying to reassure me about things in the game. She says it’s hard to play sometimes but it’ll all be worth it.
She expected the things I said of her, and they were pretty nasty things.
But maybe she’s not as much a fraud as I said.
Maybe she’s still Brian Heidik in a socialite dress, I dunno, but maybe I’m wrong.

Although I think targeting literally everyone was a bad idea.

We’re allowed to switch votes?

Bags packed.

You’re going to hell, I hope you enjoy it.

Yay, Matt wins!

F—, I’m going home!

Lyn, Efe, and Tim didn’t do the challenge.

They left us to do it on our own. And I think that’s downright cocky.

They showed that they’re comfortable and confident and expect us to do the work.

Now would be a perfect time to get rid of one of us.

3 of them plus 2 Sula would overpower our four.

And I can’t let that happen.

I’ve come to the conclusion that I’m not going to win.

And I keep saying that

But for my alliance I’ve made connections to everyone

And I’m gonna turn on allies no matter what.

So I ride it out and hope I end up in third. So at least people can pretend I’m good.

God it’s just nervewracking because there are so many scenarios that people are claiming and they all make sense and I can believe all of them but they all conflict.

Jesus I suck at this game.

2) COREY

these clues are for what idol

ME: The final idol. At the beginning of the game I said there was one for each tribe, and one that is up for grabs. Therefore, a total of four idols were hidden at the beginning. You have been given a total of seven clues over the course of the game in these private messages.

IM sitting out of the challenge

3) DEANNA

Confessional #12: Betrayal & Hope
I have had some serious trouble with my internet for the last few days. Matt and I were only able to do the challenge by hooking up his phone’s wifi hotspot, but we had to be careful to not go over the data usage. Other than that, I have only been able to be on my phone. Sadly that meant I wasn’t really able to type up any confessionals during all the insanity. Luckily RCN came out again today. Hopefully that means everything is more stable again.
After the betrayal of the last vote, I thought we were doomed. They switched and voted for Cam. It was sweet justice the group of them had to go to tribal and vote one of them out – even better that it was Travis. For what he did to Cam, I wanted him out of this game.
I had to immediately play the sympathy card. I never got angry, I was just hurt at their betrayal and I let everyone know. I spoke with everyone one on one, and tried to figure out what happened. They claimed they felt on the bottom of the alliance, and Tim claims he was just helping Lyndsay because she begged him. We know that isn’t the case, Lyndsay has been working with Rudez since day one and she made her move. I can’t fault her for that, but I can’t like it either.
After the last vote, I got the old Misfits together and asked if everyone wanted to get back together, everyone claimed they did. Rob and I made them make the decision and we’ve promised them the world – whatever they want. They made the decision on Corey, and as such that is who we are voting.
Efe has told me that the plan is to vote for Matt but they are telling everyone Rob. Lyndsay told Rob the same thing. Both Efe AND Tim have shared their hidden immunity idol clues with me, and that makes me hope they trust me enough to vote with me this round. Corey needs to go and we need to get the majority back.
If all this fails tonight and Matt goes home, then I need to regroup – and I have already started making my play towards this. Lyndsay-Efe-Tim are controlling this vote and they controlled the last one too. If they flip on me tonight, I am going to point that out to Rudez and see if we can get those controlling the game OUT, and then have her, Nick, Corey/me, rob and matt or cam take it to the final 6. It is a long shot, but it is something I need to consider if the ex-Misfits turn on me again this time.
I am so worried about this vote. It is so important. If things go against me again this time, I am going to have a hard uphill battle until the end.

4) EFE

I want the clue

5) LYNDSAY

My days of playing between two alliances is over… never again…

I won’t participate in this immunity and I want a damn clue!

Bad timing for such a lonnnng challenge

6) MATT

CLARIFICATION: Do we need to include commas and other punctuation? Like for B.B. will we be DQd if we don’t put the periods in? How about the comma and period in Ted Rogers, Jr.?

CLARIFICATION: In your example where you invite us to copy and paste you have: S@o$n^j*a) C@h$r^i*s)t@o$p^h*e)r

It’s missing the @ after the final r. Am I correct in that putting it would get us DQd is we paste it verbatim?

Also, I’ll be leaking a list that others may try and copy. The biggest (and smartest) difference I implemented was instead of carets (^) I put the accent symbol ˆ. So please be mindful of that when looking at the lists. There are other differences too, but that would DQ them based on the second line alone.

ALSO CLARIFICATION: You said “voted off” so anyone that was medivaced or quit or straight eliminated without a vote should not be listed, right? Only people who were voted out?

Automation helps

I wrote a script that does it for me.

I still need to feed it names and make sure the order is correct, but at least the SUPER tedious part is done.

Here’s insight into Sad Pudding’s process. Rob did about half of the season’s grunt work for putting names/orders together:

He’s busy for the rest of tonight, but we’re a well oiled machine otherwise.

You’re not going to say, and I know this, but I think we are SO CLOSE on the hidden idol. It’s got something to do with an astrological chart, doesn’t it? The signs, the 12 sets of numbers, the Cancer, Sagittarius, and Capricorn stuff. I just have to think we’re on the right track.

Haha ok. Sad Pudding has the same list so if it’s just a matter of the tiebreaker then I’m the one winning immunity.

Just FYI ours is computer generated and we didn’t do any by hand. So if the first two are correct, the rest should be too. We just copied from Wikipedia and fed them into my script. Could save you some time.

I don’t suppose the answer to the hidden immunity idol is Chad, is it?

Just kidding, I’m on the right track finally. Digital roots. Got it. I was stupid not to realize it before now. I just need to figure out exactly how to put all these numbers together.

Is it Virgo?
I’m sorry to be throwing so many guesses your way but a) I feel like I’m so close and b) I’m the target so I’m definitely looking for protection.
More specifically The Constellation Virgo.

Still working on the idol, I know we’re close but not quite there… in the meantime…

CLARIFICATION: Do you allow people to change their votes before the deadline? If so, why? Once you write down a name, shouldn’t that be the person you’re voting for?

Oh and just for my own info, are you holding people to the (NAME) format? I know the symbols were a joke, but will you not count votes not put in parenthesis?

Clarification: sensing a pattern in the digital roots for the hidden immunity idol, attaching a screenshot, however there’s a break in the pattern between questions 4B and 5A where 4B is 772 and 5A is 722. There’s no other perceived break in the pattern other than jumping back to 320 after 2B’s 419 but 320 was already established as part of the pattern so I’m not worried about that. But is the 722 supposed to be 772 instead? Is the second equation in 5A incorrect? I think we’re so damn close, I’m just trying to map this out now.

ME: 80% of players seem to not bother with putting their votes within the brackets. It has been an uphill battle since season one lol.

I say be a stickler
People will never follow rules unless there is a clear reason to.
But, yannow, I may be biased seeing as I always try and follow the rules.
Also, Serpens in case you didn’t see Rob’s.
That might not be it but we are SO CLOSE to this idol, man. It’s killing us.

I just like that I’m the first to play an idol for a tribe I was never on and I might find an idol with clues that I never got.

Last ditch, graphed all the digital root triplets and got this:

7) NICK

Can I send each season as I do it or does it have to be all one big list?

ME: One big list (although you may have to submit through a Word doc of some sort because they probably will not all fit into a Facebook message).

okay thanks

1,3,5,6,7

and I hate you for that challenge

Leonine (I have no idea what to do with idol clues so I am just going to say random s—)
King of beasts
Sphinx
f—ing random zodiac s—
03°Li05’31 + 3°58’26
Q 03°Li05’31 + 3°58’26|1217+02
City of Jericho
Sivas
Sagittarius

f— yer idol

999
September 9th, 2009
Sagittarius and the Ninth House
9 + 9 + 2 + 9 = 29, or 2 +9

uhg
I hate this lol
master number
09-09-09
Virgo
saturn from virgo to leo
23 (2+3=5, 23-5=18, 1+8=9)

1 1 2 2
3 3 4 4
5 5 6 6
7 7 8 8
9 9 10 10: 1+0=1
11 11: 1+1=2 12 12: 1+2=3
13 13: 1+3=4 14 14:1+4=5
15 15:1+5=6 16 16:1+6=7
17 17:1+7=8 18 18:1+8=9
19 19:1+9=10=1+0=1 20 20:2+0=2
21 21:2+1=3 22 22:2+2=4
23 23:2+3=5 24 24:2+4=6
25 25:2+5=7 26 26:2+6=8
27 27:2+7=9 28 28:2+8=10=1+0=1
29 29:2+9=11=1+1=2 30 30:3+0=3
31 31:3+1=4

OM KRAM KREEM KRAUM SAH BHAUMAY NAMAH
992
virgo
666

8) ROB

Well I’m completely surprised that the tribal went down the way it did last night! First off, Travis forgot to answer his questions….seriously? Second, I was really expecting Rudez to turn on the old Aspu people that voted with her in the first place. Thankfully that didn’t happen. There really seemed to still be a lot of animosity between Rudez and Travis still from that very first round when he voted against her and Cam. This tribal seriously couldnt have gone any better.

Yeah, mine, Deanna’s and matts are the same.

We split up the seasons evenly and knocked it out that way

We were told that old sula was working together, so we asked old aspu if they wanted to work together. Nobody else was able to do it, so myself, matt, and Deanna took it upon ourselves. We then chose our own tie breakers so whichever one of us won it would be even.

I vote yes for the jury to start after this round.

I know it’s a little early, I just don’t want to forget to do it.

Also, I have a possible idea for the final hidden immunity idol. Is it the Corona Borealis?

This is the actual star map, btw.

Do we have to vote with those symbols like in the tribal thread, or we’re you just joking?

ME: That was a joke, Rob.

Thanks, I was like ummmmm that sucks.
I figured it was a joke, but you can never be too sure in this game…haha

I guess my star hunting isn’t working too well

Can’t say I’m not trying at least..haha

I’m definitely on to something, but that’s the only one that is out of wack.

9) RUDEZ

Question: For the double boots.. say they’re on an even day.. I choose the first one, then the next odd and then the second one from the double boot right?

ME: Yes.

Oh also, Have you deleted Travis’ thread?

ME: Yes.

Thank you

I’m blocked so can’t see if it’s still there

ME: I figured a discussion about racism with a person from South Africa after the leader who took down the apartheid movement just died was not exactly a comfortable read for most people.

Yeah, I was really upset about it..

And other people were disgusted that he was stooping to that level

But thank you.. I don’t ever remember saying what Travis said, and I searched through all my conversations.. but I do know that if said what Travis said it was completely taken out of context..

DO NOT include the names of anybody who has made it to Final Tribal Council (the F2 in most of the early seasons and F3 in most of the later seasons)… Does that mean just for individual seasons or like, I can’t mention Tina at all?? Am I being difficult?

ME: Just when they appear at a FTC.

I thought so will think of more silly questions to ask you

ME: Every question I have been asked so far have already been answered in the original rules lol.

You need to leave out some rules so we have questions to ask

Haha woah.. Redemption island gets confusing

Oh no.. did I get it wrong??? Once you are done with a season, the first person you put down for the following season is the first even numbered day boot.

So if there are more odd days than even days you don’t just carry on with the next season.. you start the next season again from scratch???

I have a 407 person continuous list

S@o$n^j*a) C@h$r^i*s)t@o$p^h*e)r is missing an @ at the end

I might win on the second person if everyone else just copy pastes.. teehee

ME: Yeah, apparently I just screwed up Sonja Christopher. I am confused what you mean by the last question.

By the original rules, it feels like when the even people of one season runs out, you start putting the even people of the next season in.. But your comment makes it seem like we’ll have 27 individual lists all starting with an even numbered person

ME: You alternate between the even numbered day boots and the odd numbered boots for Borneo. Once you have no more moves left, you move onto the next season.

Okay.. Of course I would do the wrong thing

Just for clarity.. I move COMPLETELY to the next season..

I’m sorry.. for me it’s not that clear.. I know Nick’s done it differently to me.. so it’s probably just me that’s being really dense

Okay, I’ve decided that the idol answer is Rudez.. I studied maths, own an alarm clock, like plants, the Tropic of Capricorn runs through my country, I’ve been to the equator, I know someone who owns a Nintendo DS, I read Harry potter and therefor know all about centaurs, and I’m a Leo!

Confessional:
So I’m extremely glad that Travis has left.. I considered letting him stay, but after the way he acted when he was voted out, I’m glad that I stuck with the 6.. unfortunately I was the only one who stuck with the 6!
So Lyndsay shared with me that Tim and Efe were voting for Corey cause they were feeling paranoid.. this is my mind, is not cool! I immediately told Nick and Corey, and all 3 of us changed out votes to Tim.. We told Lyndsay who changed her vote to Corey.. so it was going to be 4 votes Tim, 3 votes Corey.. but I told Tim that we changed our votes and the only way he wasn’t going home was if he changed his vote to Travis.. that we would change our votes back too!
So Tim changes his vote, I change my vote.. and Nick and Corey who are pissed off don’t! And Lyndsay and Efe don’t either.. so it was literally luck that got Travis out, and laziness!
I’m still annoyed that people can’t work as a group.. now Corey is feeling vulnerable and I wouldn’t be surprised if her flips tonight.. and Efe doesn’t understand why Tim got votes.. and I don’t really have much trust in Tim.. so I wouldn’t be surprised if Nick leaves tonight! If he leaves, I’ll be so angry and a bit stumped at to waht to do!
I still trust Lyndsay, but I do think she’ll cut my throat if she absolutely has to.. this vote is crucial, and if the core four can make it go their way, I believe this would be the end of my game  2 hours till I find out!
I had a chat with Cameron earlier about how he’s dealing with the game, and the status of our relationship.. I tried to get across the idea that personal relationships and the game aren’t the same thing and that my vote for him was difficult for me.. I think the conversation went well, and I hope that Cam feels better about the game right now
I’m hoping to see Matt leave tonight, I’ll be sad if it’s Nick.. only time will tell..
P.S. Travis admitted that he was lying the other day..

10) TIMOTHY

I’m sitting out of this challenge.

6.8E SCWL 6 Episode 8 Tribal Council

TRIBAL COUNCIL #8

(CAMERON)-(COREY)-(DEANNA)-(EFE)-(LYNDSAY)-(MATT)-(NICKOLAS)-(ROB)-(*RUDEZ*)-(TIMOTHY)
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(adam)-(WARREN)-(MARC)-(LARRY)-(WILLIAM)-(MOISES)-(ANGEL)-(TRAVIS)

You MUST answer your TC questions by the 5:00pm eastern Sunday deadline in order for your vote to count.

Whoever receives the second highest number of votes this TC will be sent their next two clues for the final idol, per usual.

Illusion of Gaia Signs of the Past

CAMERON,

1. Last round, Matt played an idol on you which saved you from the vote. Has the debt from saving him on Nlad in round two finally repaid? And how does the relationship between the two of you move forward? Because now it is far more difficult to repay a new debt down the road.

The debt has been repaid. Hell, the fact that he voted with me in the first round anyways already shows that he’s an ally. It means a lot to me. And Matt is someone I have worked with and someone I hope to keep working with. We’re professional outcasts and as such he’s proven himself worthy of my trust.

2. You were really close to going home. Did the Travis voteout change your position? Or is it going to be a 6-4 vote sending you to the rail?

It’s tough to say. It seems as though the Aspus had a plan all along and they wanted to use my idol to piggyback off of it. And it’s a plan I admire, the one they pulled off. They wanted Travis out and made it happen while risking their necks. However, it still means six people were completely willing to leave me out of the loop and so while I celebrate my fellow Aspus I still hope they’re with me. Plus, I’ve never ever had a vote go my way so if I end up out tonight it’s just another example of the tragic irony that is my game.

3. How emotionally draining has this experience been for you? Because even publicly you seem to be having a more difficult time than others when it comes to handling the nature of Survivor.

Yay, thanks for totally pointing out I’m the basket case of the season. ^^ My parents would be so proud.

I know a guy named Mario Lanza who has said before to never do an ORG because it’s too much emotional turmoil and exhaustion for something that only gives you mild bragging rights. And I ignored that because I really wanted to play Survivor in some form. The fact of the matter is that I’m bi-polar, and therefore like Kathy Sleckman I’d never be able to hack it on real Survivor without losing my mind. So I wanted to try an online form and wanted to prove that just because I have my struggles it doesn’t mean I can’t play this game.

Can’t really say I’m doing myself proud, though. I didn’t count on it getting so personal. Perhaps it’s the extra layer of vulnerability and emotion that I have, but it really not only brings out a nasty side to me that I hate, but it also makes it hurt when I’m betrayed. I’ve met some great people here, people I want to trust, but I know I can’t. That’s not the name of the game.

I’m hoping I can pull it together down the road. I don’t know what the future’s like or what it holds for me, but I know that I’ve come too far and made too much of a fool out of myself to back down now. I’m hoping that I can recover, learn how to handle myself, and really learn how to play properly. And then, probably never do another one of these sons of bitches again. Cause apparently they’re not good for me!

COREY,

1. Last round a vote to merge saved you from a TC against Travis that spelled almost certain doom. Later you barely survive again by a 3-2-2 vote and submitting answers to the questions at the last second possible. Yet you seem calm about it. How do you keep cool knowing you are so close to being eliminated?

I don’t keep cool lol I know that each tribal any of us can go home, I think this game is tht way to whrer we are all scred to go unless having immunity

2. Whoever goes home tonight will likely be the last person to not make the jury. Does voting someone else out change because you want to keep someone who will vote for you at the end as opposed to an enemy?

I don’t think anyone is thinking about the jury at this point… I know we all just want to get our game in order , I know for me that I just want to be here tommorow

DEANNA,

1. You were one of the four who voted for Rudez last round. Rudez is immune this round. Is it awkward knowing that someone who is immune is the same person you tried to vote out?

It isn’t awkward at all. Voting is part of this game. I like Rudez a lot, but it is common knowledge that we are on opposite sides of the game. She targeted me last round, and I voted her. I don’t think either of us are taking it personally.

2. Look at the list of names below the X’s. William, Moises, Angel, and Travis all in a row. Anybody who was on Nlad after the first mutiny all went in a row. It is just SuLa and Aspu. How difficult are the dynamics knowing there is no more Nlad scapegoats left?

The dynamics are as you would expect. Everyone wants to make it farther in this game. I don’t think there ever was any scapegoats. The game is constantly shifting, and anyone could go home. Right now it just depends on where the few controlling this game decide to go.

EFE,

1. Last round a hiden immunity idol was played. Should we expect that pattern to continue for this round?

Yeah there are 3 idols left in the game, I am curious about it, we will see.

2. Travis went home in a 3-2-2 vote, despite the fact that seven of you voted for Cameron a day prior. Is that seven-person voting bloc done because of the nature of that ridiculously split vote?

Travis was the target, goal is achieved and I wouldn’t call it ridiculous

LYNDSAY,

1. This round’s immunity challenge tested those who are going all out to win these challenges. Do you think participation in this round’s immunity challenge will ultimately backfire because they will be viewed as standouts? Or is it equally dangerous for those who did not participate because they may appear sneaky?

No, I think that by now, we all have a good understanding as to who the challenge threats in this game are. Personally, last night’s challenge wasn’t something I could participate in with my life right now, but that in no way means that I’m not somebody who’s going to take challenges seriously, and I’m sure I’m not the only one. I also think by this stage in the game we pretty much know who the sneaky players are and who the honest ones are. Whatever happens in challenges doesn’t really effect the view of the tribe, at least not in my opinion.

2. How does a group of ten people coexist online in a relatively peaceful manner over the past 24 hours? Because you guys have gone through a ton of over-the-top moments together.

We have, but out of all the drama and stress that we’ve seen in this game, I have to say that the people who are left aren’t the ones who started most of it. When attacked, sure, people will defend themselves, but I think right now everyone is just trying to find themselves in positions that will get them to the end, and that doesn’t normally involve yelling and calling people out. We’ve all gone through so much together that I think we all know where we stand and nobody really wants to rock the boat here and f— it up

MATT,

1. You and Cameron sit here vulnerable for the first time all season. Does that worry you going into the vote tonight? Or does it not matter because everyone else has only been vulnerable just once or twice all season?

I was vulnerable last tribal as well, so this isn’t my first time at the rodeo. And I try not to worry when going into the vote. People are threatened by me, I understand that. Having someone like me in the game means less of a chance of them winning. I’m flattered to be their target.

2. You played the idol for Cameron last round. What led you to make that decision? And how do you think that decision will be perceived by the other nine?

I was the one who found the SuLa idol when Rudez couldn’t make heads or tails of the clues she was given. She came to me for help, I found the idol and passed it onto my alliance of her and Cam. Cam has been my steadfast ally in this game so when it came to last night’s vote I promised him I’d use it to protect him. I knew I could play it faster than anyone else in this game, and I was right. The other 9 can think whatever they’d like but the fact is I am true to my word and if I had gone home last night I would have done so gladly knowing I did what I said I’d do and not selfishly protected myself.

NICKOLAS,

1. How bummed are you that you submitted a full list of names only to screw up on Seth Rector? What happened there?

I haven’t really seen many seasons of Survivor so when I made my list it wasn’t a mistake I notice since I didn’t know his name to begin with. It sucks that it happened and I wasted all that time but I tried so no regrets.

2. What are the chances that the nine remaining players decide to not have a jury?

I wouldn’t be surprised if people voted for no jury. This game has been crazy so the chances are probably high.

3. What are the pros and cons in your mind of starting the jury?

The pros are they could be potential votes for you that you need. The cons are that you could lose the chance to get out 2 more people you know wouldn’t vote for you.

ROB,

1. How does the atmosphere change from having a round go for about a week to one that barely lasts forty-eight hours?

It’s a lot different, it feels pretty rushed, which could be a good thing or a bad thing, depending on what goes on in those crucial hours.

2. You saw how the idol played out last round. How does the format for this series compare to what you see on the TV show?

It’s good because if you have a loyalty to certain people, you can get rewarded by voting with them, and avoid another tribal council. On the other hand, somebody that got no votes could go home in the second tribal council, so it’s really a double edged sword.

RUDEZ,

1. For the first time all season, you were at the centre of conflict. You had four votes thrown at you last round. You sit through a bit more conflict and now you have immunity. How much do you think you needed it?

You know, the conflict was bound to happen at some stage. I’m not the kind of person to play under the radar, I often don’t think before I say something, and I’ve shown that I’m willing to lie and do what needs to be done! But on the other hand, I’ve shown how loyal I can be to those I’m aligned with, and have shown I’ll fight fiercely for them too! So, did I absolutely need it, no I don’t think so.. but I highly suspect I would have received yet another 4 votes if I hadn’t won!

2. And does your plan change knowing you are 100% safe from this vote?

No change to plans.. Except with an added incentive to make sure my alliance stays safe!

TIMOTHY,

1. Like Corey and Cameron, you -barely- survived the vote. Does this make you paranoid as you sit here tonight? Or because you live in Australia, as you sit here this morning?

i think we should all be paranoid whenever it comes to tribal council unless you have immunity. it probably makes me more paranoid though.

2. What is the biggest thing you have learned about yourself through the course of playing this game?

most probably my maturity level, i’ve been pretty mature when it comes to twists or fights.

CAMERON: I also want to say that I was itching to participate in the challenge this time but my computer was broken and, unlike making bets, this was a challenge nearly impossible to do on my phone so I opted out. It’s like Sandra taking a leap off of the endurance challenge at the first sight of food. I wasn’t gonna win anyways, so I figured I’d take what I could get.

Okay. When you vote, please list your vote within brackets followed by the reason.

VOTE: (L!O#G%N&)
REASON: B!E#C%. . .because you suck.

Rudez has immunity. You cannot vote for Rudez. Everybody else is fair game. Between now and 5:00pm eastern Sunday, it is time to vote. Awkcy tribe, you’re up.

TC VOTING

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VAmYi6ULG9U

Dark Space

CAMERON,

Anyway, voting time!
Vote: Corey.
Reason: Part of me wishes I could have kept you around, but the fact of the matter is that trust in my tribe is more important than turning on them. I admire your fight. And I hope you can get a good long drink after this is all over.

COREY,

Tribal   –     MATT   I told rob the 6 were voting him so we are voting matt, because hes a liar and a great challenge threat

DEANNA,

Vote: Corey
Reason: I am voting for Corey. Simply, I left it up to the three flippers from last round. They wanted Corey out. I would have preferred Nick, but as long as it isn’t someone in my alliance, I am good with this vote.

EFE,

Vote: Corey
It’s time to piss SuLa, It sucks that I am in a position necessitates lying to others and agree with their plans. I really didn’t want to play this kind of game but It’s too late. Sorry SuLa!

LYNDSAY,

Voting for Corey

MATT,

VOTE: COREY (sorry bud)
REASON: This needs to work for us to win the game. It’s not so much who we’re voting for, but who our minions AREN’T voting for. I don’t really have strong feelings one way or the other on this, other than being okay voting out of on Rudez’s allies. Enjoy life back on the mainland, they have way more booze there anyway.

NICKOLAS,

I vote for Matt because he is an asshole. (Not sure how happy I am with this choice, I wouldn’t be surprised if I got voted out. I’ll write a confessional tomorrow)

ROB,

VOTE: Corey. He’s on the other side of the line than we are and he’s in Rudez’ back pocket. I also don’t think he’s really all that invested in this game. I also heard he wants to vote for me this round, so I’d rather get rid of him now than later.

RUDEZ,

VOTE: (Matt)
REASON: If everything goes according to plan today, the person who caused the most conflict will be gone.. Matt, I found working with you so difficult, but can’t imagine this game without you in it!

TIMOTHY,

vote: corey
reason: you plotted against lydnsay and majority thinks you’re a crazy drunk.

also I don’t know when we vote for jury but if it’s now, i vote for it.

TC VOTE REVEAL

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ef2I9QOV3RM

Illusion of Gaia Boss Battle theme

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COREY: I am sooo not suprised

RUDEZ: Knew something was off.. just didn’t know how to fix it..

NICK: Corey 😦

CAM: The jury vote?

RUDEZ: Well congrats to the four of you.. one of you just won the game!

MATT: Which 4 of who and who won? I didn’t get a chance to vote for a winner…:(

RUDEZ: Lol.. you guys made an awesome move getting the majority turn on each other.. and now you have the majority..

NICK: Well you probably won’t get to vote becasue you will be in the finals..

RUDEZ: That was a really good move.. well done

MATT: Let’s just play this round by round. To say I felt unsafe is putting it mildly. I almost played the hidden idol out of paranoia! 😀

RUDEZ: Haha.. another great move.. slyly putting it out there that you have the idol to scare the masses into voting with you..

MATT: Nah, I don’t have the hidden idol. The 7 clues Corey gave me led to a dead end. Apparently messaging Logan every word of the alphabet ISN’T the way to find it. 😦

RUDEZ: Own it Matt.. I think you’re the one who pulled this together, and that makes you worthy in my eyes

CAMERON: Slyly? You call that sly?

MATT: Eep! That would be untrue. For maybe the first round this entire game I was literally just asking people who the vote was on. It was weird.

RUDEZ: Haha. Okay then. 😀

NICKOLAS: I don’t know how the hell your scare tactics actually worked on them. Good job though it was a great move.

NICKOLAS: That’s funny because I was told you were telling people that Corey and I were voting Lynds… That doesn’t sound like “just asking people who the vote was on”

MATT: I’m not a scary guy, and if you honestly think I’m leading some alliance then thank you. I take credit for my accomplishments in this game. I crushed Nlad. That was me. But this vote? I was just one voice amongst the rest.

MATT: Corey wanted to blindside Lyndsay, and he said to trust him that he would work on you. I was just repeating what I was told. Then he switched to wanting to blindside Efe. Then he changed to wanting to vote for you. After a bit it became apparent he was either lying or couldn’t make up his mind, so to me that meant it was his time. Not that voting for Lyndsay or Efe was in my interests whatsoever. But you? Well I could’ve gotten behind a vote on you if the numbers were there. 🙂

NICK: I would never expect you not to vote for me so no hard feelings there lol.

NICK: Either way good move guys. See you all at the challenge.

MATT: GG dude, see you at the challenge.

(Next immunity challenge will not be posted for several hours due to my brother’s birthday dinner and TAR 23 finale tonight.)

Both new SuLa members are the first two out somehow. Between a 7-4 vote, a 3-2-2 vote, and now a 7-3 vote, it appears several power shifts have occurred since the merge. Judging by the reaction, it appears that Aspu will finish what they started prior to the merge as old SuLa is once again in the underdog role.

But you guys know it better than after going through these two rounds–all it takes is a power shift for these assumptions to be turned on its head. This game is far from over. Keep that in your mind as there are still nine of you in this game.

CAMERON: Oh honey don’t give us any ideas.

6.8F SCWL 6 Episode 8 Fantasy Pool

BRIAN WHITEHEAD:
1. Efe Karanisoglu [Awkcy]
2. Nickolas DiVerdi [Awkcy]
3. Corey Alteire [Awkcy]
4. Lyndsay Sherry [Awkcy]
5. Rob Brodeur [Awkcy]
6. Timothy Zahra [Awkcy]
7. Deanna Bastin [Awkcy]
8. Rudez Merks [Awkcy]
9. Matt Wolff [Awkcy]
10. Cameron Johnson [Awkcy]

DAVID RACINE:
1. Efe Karanisoglu [Awkcy]
2. Deanna Bastin [Awkcy]
3. Lyndsay Sherry [Awkcy]
4. Nickolas DiVerdi [Awkcy]
5. Rob Brodeur [Awkcy]
6. Rudez Merks [Awkcy]
7. Timothy Zahra [Awkcy]
8. Cameron Johnson [Awkcy]
9. Matt Wolff [Awkcy]
10. Corey Alteire [Awkcy]

JESSICA FREY:
1. Nickolas DiVerdi [Awkcy]
2. Lyndsay Sherry [Awkcy]
3. Deanna Bastin [Awkcy]
4. Rob Brodeur [Awkcy]
5. Efe Karanisoglu [Awkcy]
6. Rudez Merks [Awkcy]
7. Timothy Zahra [Awkcy]
8. Corey Alteire [Awkcy]
9. Cameron Johnson [Awkcy]
10. Matt Wolff [Awkcy]

LISTER POTTER III:
1. Timothy Zahra [Awkcy]
2. Efe Karanisoglu [Awkcy]
3. Nickolas DiVerdi [Awkcy]
4. Lyndsay Sherry [Awkcy]
5. Corey Alteire [Awkcy]
6. Rob Brodeur [Awkcy]
7. Rudez Merks [Awkcy]
8. Deanna Bastin [Awkcy]
9. Cameron Johnson [Awkcy]
10. Matt Wolff [Awkcy]

18th – Adam Kolodny [QUIT] – MICHELLE PEARCE-DENOVAN

17th – Warren Adams [Nlad] – LISTER POTTER III

16th – Marc Oriol [Aspu] – MICHELLE PEARCE-DENOVAN [2nd Pick]

—MUTINY OFFER—

15th – Larry Chip Childress [SuLa]

14th – William Cook [Nlad]

13th – Moises Moreno [Nlad]

12th – Angel Candelas [Nlad] – AMANDA ALDRIDGE

—MERGE—

11th – Travis Rindler [Awkcy] – MORAY JAMES

10th – Corey Altiere [Awkcy] – TYLER JAMES LINDER

6.8G SCWL 6 Episode 8 Boot List

09: NICKOLAS
08: ROB
07: CAMERON
06: DEANNA
05: TIMOTHY
04: RUDEZ
03: EFE
02: MATT
01: LYNDSAY

6.8H Next Time on SCWL. . .

Next Time on SCWL:

– Two rounds ago, players shot down the idea of having a nine-member jury for the first time in SCWL history, they are faced with the decision to begin the jury now. Will we have seven jury members or will the unthinkable happen as we have a five member jury?

– After failing to succeed in their first two attempts, will the third time be the charm as Sad Pudding tries yet again to put Rudez away for good?

– Or will Lyndsay and Rudez’s relationship finally help those on the bottom to come together and make their move?

– And after eight rounds of Sad Pudding relying on Cam’s vote to secure a majority, Cameron starts thinking with his heart as Tribal Council nears. Is Sad Pudding about to collapse?

6.8I SCWL 6 Episode 8 Exit Interview

Corey never did his exit interview. 😦

6.9A Previously on SCWL. . .

Previously on SCWL:

– History was made for SCWL as the game began three tribes of six–a twist that is commonly viewed as shaking things up and making dynamics complicated at the merge.

– But the most unpredictable thing of all occurred–it was predictable. The Aspu tribe started out with six members. After losing Marc, they gained two members in the form of Matt and Cameron.

– They rode this to the merge as Nlad was conquered, and SuLa was down to only three.

– Seven strong entered the merge, and the power struggle finally began. Lyndsay, Efe, and Timothy created their own trio out of suspicion that DeAnna, Matt, Rob, and Cameron had a Final Four alliance.

– But the alliance was truly three members as Matt, Rob, and DeAnna established the Sad Pudding alliance prior to entering the game.

– Things became even more complicated as Lyndsay had a well-known pre-game bond with Rudez from SuLa that had the potential to run this game.

– The first merged TC resulted in Sad Pudding voting against Rudez, but Lyndsay, Efe, and Timothy siding with the minority players from Nlad and SuLa to vote against Cam.

– But after Cameron spread his idol code to everyone in the game, Matt scrambled to play Cam’s own idol for Cam. And it worked. Cam was spared.

– So the seven had to turn against each other. After a huge layer of deception and backstabbing, Travis was blindsided with an idol of his own thanks to Rudez’s manuever. Lyndsay, Efe, and Timothy’s plan to eliminate Corey fell out of their hands as a back-up plan.

– After Tribal Council, Sad Pudding and Cameron had their sights on Rudez once again because she was still the triple threat.

– But that would have to wait as Rudez pulled out an unexpected individual win, and saved herself once again.

– Because of the distrust, Lyndsay, Efe, and Timothy made a surprising move to re-join Sad Pudding and Cameron to eliminate Corey.

– With Aspu reunited, Rudez and Nickolas are in trouble and need to come up with an escape plan.

– Nine remain; who will be voted out tonight?

6.9B SCWL 6 Episode 9 Summary
Episode Nine: “What We Have Here is a Failure to Communicate”
Date: December 8, 2013 – December 11, 2013
Immunity Challenge IX: Celebrity-Survivor Match-Up
Twist: Players agree to begin the jury.
Winner: Matt Wolff
Voted Out: Rudez Merks
Vote Count: 7-1-1 (Rudez-Cameron-DeAnna)

6.9C SCWL 6 Episode 9 Blog

JURY HAS STARTED. IT WOULD HAVE BEEN FUNNY TO SEE IT DELAYED JUST ONCE MORE

SCWL 4 winner came up to me after they turned down a decision to start the jury the first time, and said it would be ridiculous if it was rejected a second time.

It’s twists like these that set SCWL apart from virtually any other ORG Survivor series online. Unless there is a conquer, tribes can keep playing as two tribes as long as they wish until the majority wants to merge.

The same goes for starting the jury. There is no rule in place that says “you have to always have a nine member jury because that is what everyone agreed to in SCWL 2, 3, 4, and 5”.

After SCWL 5, I thought we would never see a jury with fewer than nine members. People always agree to it when I first offer it. Usually by an overwhelming margin too because the closest vote I can recall is 8-3 or 9-2 for the jury to begin.

So seeing a jury reduced to seven or fewer members was interesting. I began to question if the possibility of a jury of five members should even exist. But knowing just how much of the series’ charm is indeed a Choose Your Own Adventure, I doubt I will ever stop players from going with a small jury.

MATT. . .SO CLOSE?

Were Matt’s idol guesses so close? Or so far? Did he succeed? It looks like he did, right?

FRUSTRATION GROWS. THEY PROBABLY JUST NEED TO RETHINK THINGS TO FIND THE IDOL

“They” being everyone actively chasing for the idol. I think if these clues were provided to players from earlier seasons, someone would be bound to come up with the right answer by pure coincidence.

For the time being though, the idol remains out of sight.

IMMUNITY CHALLENGE TOOK A LOT OF PREP FOR ONLY TAKING TWENTY MINUTES TO COMPLETE

I believe it was Michelle who said “going the extra mile/kilometre with things like this is why Logan is such a good host”.

Ah, thanks Michelle.

But seriously, this is the alternative to not having a “Post a list of facts” or “‘Like This Post to Win Immunity'” or “Play this Mindjolt game” as challenges. I have to essentially create all of the groundwork for the challenge and have it tested, proofread for any huge loopholes, and finally post it for everyone to play.

It is one of those experiences that is frustrating at first, but satisfying when you put it out into the public and succeeds.

Was this a challenge a success when many people, even Andrew from SCWL 4 who did the challenge on his own, complete it in twenty minutes?

Eh, some players said it was a bit tough even with knowing all the names thanks to the reverse image search. So there was still 25% of the challenge left.

THE IMAGE SEARCH MADE THIS CHALLENGE TOO EASY–DID NOT KNOW EVERYONE HAD ACCESS TO IMAGE SEARCH

Just one of those annoying technological changes. As recently as 2009 or 2010, this is a challenge you could do without any problems. Now I have to really think things through or twist the challenge to make it playable in the future.

SAD PUDDING KNOWS THAT CAMERON HAS FLIPPED–6 VS. 3 MAKES THIS A VERY INTERESTING GAME AGAIN. TWO IDOLS FOR SAD PUDDING CANNOT EVEN SWITCH THINGS NOW

Is Cameron severing his ties because of his heart or his mind? He -really- wants to save Rudez who he is on good terms with again, but on paper it makes sense for him to flip at this point anyway.

The Alamo is no more. Sad Pudding only has one idol at their disposal. If no one can flip back to them by the end of this round, these three may be done for good.

SAD PUDDING BRAGS THEY WILL HAVE INDIVIDUAL IMMUNITY AND AN IDOL TO PLAY THIS ROUND

One of the benefits of having an active three-person alliance–if you are dead set on going to “day 38” together, working on challenges together may be to your advantage.

The downside is that everyone knows you must be working together.

The upside in this situation though is that if Matt wins the talisman, and Rob has an idol, suddenly Rob has a 50/50 chance of playing the idol on the correct person. Without the talisman, the odds of playing this critical idol goes down to 33%.

SAD PUDDING PLANS OUT THEIR TIEBREAKERS

Yes, they even talked out their tiebreakers. It is odd to see this occur so late in the individual stage.

I HAVE NOT HAD TO ENFORCE THE INACTIVITY STRIKES UNTIL THIS ROUND–LYNDSAY, EFE, AND TIMOTHY HAVE PLAYED IN VIRTUALLY ZERO CHALLENGES OR JUST DISCOURAGED TO BEAT SAD PUDDING AND RUDEZ IN CHALLENGES?

Given how active everyone in this game except Larry had been, and seeing everyone participate in the first post-merge immunity challenge, I was not concerned with any inactivity during challenges.

This is the first round where players sat out of the challenge completely. Given how much Lyndsay, Efe, and Timothy sat out pre-merge,  I figured I would have to start enforcing inactivity strikes after this round. I could not tell if this was intentional to not appear as a threat (Lyndsay provides an explanation for this after the game is over), or if they were just too discouraged to put in the time to beat people like Rudez and Sad Pudding in challenges.

The question in my mind is “what would happen if Lyndsay, Efe, and Timothy worked on challenges in the same manner as Sad Pudding did? Would they suddenly be viewed as a tight alliance?”

But all skipping the challenge together makes them seem like a team anyway. A lot of layers to this game.

FOR ALL-STARS, I WILL TEST OUT EACH IMAGE TO MAKE IT IMPOSSIBLE TO CHEAT. HOPEFULLY IT WORKS

Two months later and I have already revised how this SCWL classic will be used for all-stars multiple times. It is not absolutely locked in yet, but it will be a challenge worthy of all-star quality.

SO WHO WINS IMMUNITY? SAD PUDDING SHOULD BE ACTIVATING YET ANOTHER IDOL

It seems silly not to play an idol this round. Lyndsay, Efe, Timothy, and Cameron all are hesitant to vote for Rudez, and Nickolas does not seem like a candidate thanks to flying under the radar for the past several rounds.

If I was Sad Pudding, I would think best case scenario is that I have Cameron, and that playing this idol will make it a 4-4 game in the next round where you are just one step away from winning.

MATT COMES AWAY WITH HIS SECOND INDIVIDUAL TALISMAN OF THE SEASON–FIRST ONE TO DO SO

I believe Matt and Rob had it set up so that if they tied it would be Matt who was immune. Rob would have the idol in his pocket, and DeAnna would now be the presumed target.

So Matt has now worn the individual talisman twice this season. The previous TC is the only time all season where he has been officially vulnerable all game. One chance in ten voteouts? That may be a record.

SEEMS LIKE IMMUNITY WILL BE ROTATING THROUGH SAD PUDDING

Knowing the challenges on the horizon, I expected Sad Pudding to have a monopoly on the individual talisman for the next several rounds. Regardless if there are three of them or just one left in the game. I sense a possible immunity run by Matt to make him one of the biggest challenge dominators ever.

THIS IS THE LAST OPPORTUNITY TO START RIPPING APART SAD PUDDING–PERHAPS GO FOR ANYONE IN SAD PUDDING BESIDES DEANNA AND THE TRIO OF LYNDSAY, EFE, AND TIMOTHY WILL WIN THIS SEASON

There is nine. Lyndsay, Efe, and Timothy can use the two-person minority to control this game, and proceed to eliminate the two-person SuLa team at the end to always have majority.

I cannot emphasize how close this trio is to winning this game.

SAD PUDDING FEATURING CAMERON GO FOR RUDEZ

Again? You know Rudez is considered a huge threat when Sad Pudding goes for her not once, not twice, but three times. Do they succeed?

RUDEZ AND NICKOLAS GO FOR CAMERON. . .MAYBE TOO OBVIOUS OF A TARGET?

If an idol was used to save Cam once. . .why not use the other one to save him?

TIMOTHY REACTS TO A QUESTION I THOUGHT WAS HARMLESS

Tribal Council at this point is not memorable in most seasons because players know how to give a good answer without tipping their hand. This is one of those rare times at TC where a player takes a shot at me.

Again, when a player sends me less confessionals compared to everyone else in the game I am bound to give them the ‘quiet player’ edit.

Ask Flynn in SCWL 1 or Leif in SCWL 2. And half of the cast in SCWL 3. If you never send a confessional and players are not repeatedly bringing your name up in their confessionals, it is tough to get a handle what your presence is during the game.

TIMOTHY PUTS DOWN CAMERON’S NAME

So Cameron really is going. He will be expecting it, but not expecting it too as Darrah says.

. . .BUT CHANGES IT TO RUDEZ?

Oh. Nevermind. Wait? Is Timothy the fifth vote for Sad Pudding to control?

LYNDSAY AND EFE ALSO VOTE RUDEZ? EFE CROWNED THE MOVE AS BEING STUPID, BUT SOMEBODY HAD TO FOLLOW SUIT TO MAKE IT 7-1-1

Lots of finger pointing between Lyndsay, Efe, and Timothy. None of them have said yet that they were responsible for turning the vote against Rudez.

This will undoubtedly be a question I ask in all of their exit interviews. Everyone has been curious who was that crucial fifth vote to take out Rudez instead of ousting Cameron.

ASPU MAINTAINS THEIR DOMINATION SINCE THE BEGINNING OF THE GAME

It started out as a three-tribe format, but yet Aspu has stuck together as a large group of seven since the beginning. With Rudez gone, they have all but accomplished this Chaperan like goal that nobody was expecting at the start of the game.

Especially given how Sad Pudding is a trio that directly conflicts with Lyndsay, Efe, and Timothy’s trio, and Cameron being somewhere in the middle next to Matt. Yes, I know, they went against each other at the start of the merge, but ultimately this has been defined as a rock solid tribe.

MARC HAS BEEN THEIR ONLY CASUALTY

Poor Marc. This could have been a group of eight, and Marc probably would have been a neat variable in the game.

I miss Marc in all of his Spanish glory.

RUDEZ, OUR FAN FAVOURITE, BECOMES AN INSTANT STAR

As I have said all along, Rudez was by far our most popular player amongst the viewers, and even her fellow competitors (minus Travis). I cannot really remember a time where a player was being rooted for and cheered on by everyone as they would boo nearly every other player in the game. It was clear there was a vocal Rudez camp.

Sad Pudding needed three rounds just to get rid of her. It was a rare time where each vote came in and they said “Brilliant player, but that’s why she needs to go”.

In fact, Cameron spent several minutes pleading with me before, during, and after Rudez’s exit that Rudez is the one who needs to be brought back for all-stars.

I cannot remember exactly if other players did the same, but Rudez is the only player who has been requested to be brought back by somebody who voted her out just minutes earlier.

Tough to ignore that.

HUGE BUMMER TO SEE RUDEZ GO. HAPPY TO SEE HER ON JURY

Imagine if Rudez was voted out in 13th, 12th, 11th, or 10th as was planned by Sad Pudding post-merge or by her fellow SuLa members pre-merge? It would be tough to have somebody last that long without even making jury. Heck, if SuLa was conquered instead of Nlad, Rudez would have been an early enough boot that she could not even be considered for all-stars in the first place.

And that is one of the reasons why SCWL 6 seemed necessary before SCWL 7: All Stars. None of these eighteen people would have ever been part of the SCWL alumni. Well, thanks to my decision, we were treated to players like Rudez, Corey, and many of the players that still remain in this game.

SAD PUDDING + CAMERON NOW MAKE UP 4/8. NO QUESTION THEY ARE STICKING TOGETHER AND HAVE AN IDOL. IS THE GAME ESSENTIALLY OVER?

That was my big question. This outcome seems too easy. I mean, Cameron -could- flip, right? Knowing that Cameron is number four in the alliance, and Sad Pudding prepares to dump him earlier in sixth, would word leak and we see an unexpected change?

But Rudez went home. This was the round to make the move against Sad Pudding. The best case scenario is a 4-4 vote for them, and ties virtually never happen in SCWL. Something highly improbable like Lyndsay or Efe finding the final idol may be the only other shift that could occur.

VOTING OUT RUDEZ MAY GO DOWN AS THE WORST MOVE ALL SEASON FOR LYNDSAY, EFE, AND TIMOTHY WHO WOULD HAVE MURDERED THIS GAME IF THEY STRATTLED BETWEEN SULA AND SAD PUDDING

When the vote was 7-1-1, I was puzzled. Was Rudez that untrustworthy to even work with for one vote? Wasn’t Lyndsay a friend of Rudez? Unless they have a trick up their sleeve, I see them going home in 8th, 7th, 6th, and 5th (or one gets to 4th if Sad Pudding dumps an unexpected Cameron).

I think this may go down as the worst possible move of the season, and as soon as it happened I thought it would go down as the most pivotal and infleuntial vote of the game. I feel like we have an expected series of rounds on the horizon, and an expected outcome at the end of this game.

NICK IS ON THE OUTSIDE–CAN HE SOMEHOW SURVIVE?

His boot seems too obvious at this point. On one hand, I could see Aspu just going ahead and completing the sweep. If the number of people left was an odd number, it would be much easier to use Nick to improve your position. But with an even number of people heading into next round, you may be sticking your neck out too far to shake up the game.

My gut says that the Aspu Seven will stay together and be the last seven standing in this game. Regardless of how unusual it is to see an alliance as large as seven people from round four go ahead and never disrupt the hierarchy in their tribe.

6.9D SCWL 6 Episode 9 Confessionals

ROUND NINE CONFESSIONALS

1) CAMERON

Logan can you post the jury vote?

Also Holy F— I finally voted right once.
I finally was in a voting majority.

I can’t believe that Lyn, Efe, and Tim aren’t doing the challenge.
They know they went against the group in the Travis vote.
They stand out.
And yet they aren’t doing the challenge and putting the burden on us?
Is there any clearer way to say that they’re against us?

Also you know that most of what I say are confessionals right?

2) DEANNA

Confessional #13: The Road Thus Far

The last time we spoke, I mentioned how worried I was about the outcome of the vote. As the time grew closer, the butterflies in my stomach grew bigger and more fluttery. This was the moment of truth. I was very happily surprised to see that we had somehow convinced the flippers to flip back. How did that even happen!?

The only thing I can think of is that Rob and I did a damn good job of selling them on the idea of an Aspu final 5. I kept reiterating over and over that a SuLa could not make it to the end or else none of us would win. I played to their weaknesses and fears and was as brutually honest about the situation as I could.

I knew that Efe had voted with me, because up until the moment of the vote he was sitting and talking with me and HE was talking about how nervous he was. I really don’t think that had he stayed with Rudez that would have been the case.

Early yesterday morning Efe mentioned that he wanted to get Matt out next. I had to go to my final four alliance – The Alamo – and tell them what I heard. Efe later retracked the statement and said he wanted a SuLa out next, then Matt. Either way, they needed to know. I came up with a few plans, all of which were questionable at best about getting Rudez to work with us – or making her think she was working with us. So far we haven’t had to do that, but depending on how this challenge plays out will depend on what we have to do.

Rudez is really smart, and I don’t think she will fall for these plans – however, if she is desperate enough I think she might agree to anything to help get her farther. Part of me really wants to work with her to take out Lyndsay-Efe-Tim because they flipped on us – and even worse, keep sitting out of these challenges because they feel so safe! Ugh! However the logical part of my brain knows that is a bad idea. Don’t rock the boat yet – it isn’t the right time.

It was also discovered that Rudez and Lyndsay know each other from before the game start. I have no problem with that – however, I know how dangerous that can make a pair. That could explain why Lyndsay flipped on us – because we were pushing the Rudez vote. This also means she is looking to flip again, but figuring out when she is going to is the hard part. This is also information I hope to share with Efe and Tim when it comes down to it. I will tell them I want them in the final 4 with me and Rob, and that Lyndsay has no plan on turning against Rudez. I hope that it will work – at least vote wise. If not, then we should have the Alamo as a solid vote for 4.

I know Cam is also looking to turn on me, which makes this difficult. He wants myself and Rob out of the game and that puts us in a difficult situation. When is the time to get rid of him, or will we be able to take him to the final 4? That would be ideal for me. I would rather have him there then taking one of the Flipping-Misfits. Cam has proven his loyalty, and they have not. This vote is another crucial one, if we can keep The Alamo safe for another round, that ties us up 4-4. Then if the next vote we get word on something going down, we can always use the idol to keep the 4 of us safe. If not, then we get rid of one more and have the advantage of Alamo 4 – and the rest 3.

I feel bad that we have convinced Cam that Lyndsay has the idol but it is absolutely crucial that no one know the truth before we use it. That is a sure way to give us a one way ticket to the Jury.

3) EFE

Confession: I am happy with the last tribal’s result, the only thing stays between swing vote alliance ( tim me lynds) and final 3 is Matt and Cam. If we successfully vote one of them out this round, I really think we  will make it to finals. Rudez was pissed for the corey vote but corey panicked and tried to turn against us. That’s why we voted him out. Hope formal Sula will  still be willing to work with us

Confession: Once again I won’t do the challenge, not because I don’t need it but It would take so long for me and I know I can’t win. I was busy this round and can’t socialize enough. I am nervous about rudez and Nick, hope they vote will matt

4) LYNDSAY

Question… assuming I went home, and all assuming my idol code is for the correct idol, is it gone when I;m gone? If I shared my code with an ally, and I went home, could he still use it?

ME: The idol code is dead when the person who originally found it is eliminated.

aw, crappy
and do you announce this?

ME: Nope.

ok

5) MATT

Oh and if you’d like to give me clues #9 and #10 to the idol I wouldn’t say no. If you’re just going to give me the equations and clock… well I think you know i already have those.

I’m more convinced than ever you accidentally messed up a question for the hidden idol. Here is the correct structure if we’re defining the tropical  zodiac by signs/dates:
321/419
420/520
521/620
621/722
723/822
823/922
923/1022
1023/1121
1122/1221
1222/119
120/218
219/329
The 772 is the only triplet that stands out. It’s not a proper date. And Taurus is missing from the dates too.

Nevermind on the Taurus thing, miscalculation. So it’s the Zodiac. Each question is a sign, starting with Aries and working through Pisces.
A is the month, B is the date.

I know that it’s not apparently the answer you’re looking for but I want to say that we’re not sure where to go from here. It’s been an excellent puzzle until now, with obvious signs of things to figure out. Equations, then digital roots, then sensing a pattern, then realizing they were date ranges, then realizing they were defining how astrology signs were divided… but now with on equation seemingly wrong, we don’t know what that excess 50 could refer to, or how it could relate back to all the work we’ve done so far. There’s a logical disconnect now.

HMM. Well this gives me something to go on. If only I knew what they meant!

But I’ll take clues #10 and #11 instead. Whatever comes after Leo.

Is the answer just Taurus? I went back and indeed, Taurus is missing. 419 to 419, then 520-619. No Taurus. No bull.

I’m officially requesting or seconding the request that we have Rites of Passage for the final 3. Pretty please?

6) NICKOLAS

btw this challenge us to work well but nowadays you can google image search all of them
use*

Mini Confessional : Efe is a f—ing dick. (ill write more tomorrow)

7) ROB

Is sis what you’re looking for? The beehive cluster, aka Praesepe, aka M44?

I’d like to change my tiebreaker numbers to 4 5 14 17 20

Idol guess #398…. Leo I the dwarf galaxy

Are you looking for NGC 772?

It’s in the constellation Aires (419), and has an HII nucleus (hidden immunity idol)?

8) RUDEZ

Confessional: it’s a long one
So things really don’t seem to be going my way.. and they should be, they really should be.. Every situation I’ve come up with good plans, and I’ve taken all the necessary steps to ensure those plans work, except reassure Tim and Efe..
Although, how many times can you reassure one person that you’re voting with them, and they’re not leaving, and that we should stick together before it becomes pointless.. because let’s face it, Tim and Efe decided that Corey was shady and against them when the merge came about.. they played with their emotions and not their heads
The saddest part of the matter, Corey always voted the way he said he was going to vote.. he never mentioned to me (one of his closest allies for most of the game) that we need to get rid of one of the others.. and it’s ridiculous that even with all the assurances, Corey got voted out!
I expected more from Lyndsay, and feel played by her.. She knows that I trust her 100% because of our previous game (where she won) and our friendship after the game, and I feel like she exploited that.. And for completely the wrong reasons as well.. If it was a strategic move, I’d be like, okay fine, good job.. but it was a personal matter, she didn’t like being disliked by the core four and wanted to get back into their good graces.. That’s the annoying part for me
Efe doesn’t understand that he broke an alliance.. he doesn’t understand why Tim got votes the last tribal, and he doesn’t understand why his vote for Corey wasn’t the most strategically sound one.. Nick and I have both tried explaining to him, but I think between English not being his first language, and Efe living in his own world, it’s not getting through to him..
But yeah.. the fact of the matter is that Nick and I still need those 3.. so we had our angry moments, demanded apologies, pretended we understood, and have promised to vote their way to get rid of the nasty villains

So hopefully we can reassure them that we’re not going to go against them..
However, with the way those 3 have been acting, I wouldn’t be surprised to see me or Nick leave next.. and it’ll be incredibly frustrating cause after we leave, they’re gone next.. and Matt, Cameron, DeAnna or Rob wins this game.. and rightfully so.. cause they were meant to be decimated by now!
So with this challenge, it’s far too easy.. I think 6 of us finished it in about an hour.. and unfortunately it’s going to come down to the tie breakers.. The one tie breaker asks how many points you got in the challenge.. I’m hoping everyone says 40/40.. I plan on saying 40/40 plus an extra 1.5 for the first tie breaker

But alas, we’ll probably get to picking numbers.. and with some people not feeling in any danger, they’re not competing (okay Lyndsay has work, and Efe doesn’t know the trick behind finding images on google, and Tim is on holiday), but if no ones made some ridiculous mistake, then there’ll be 6 of us getting to the 5 digits.. and it’ll be 4 vs 2.. and Nick and I will lose..
It’s incredibly frustrating because we do work so hard in every challenge.. it’s the reason SuLa only went to tribal once (due to a disadvantage and bad luck), and it’s the reason why I’m still in this game.. So to know that we’ve lost the challenge already, it’s disheartening.. But I’ll submit and give far too much information and hope that someone along the line got cocky..
Nick and I thought about giving our lists to the other 3 so that in the final tiebreaker we can cover 25 numbers apposed to 10.. but knowing them, someone will change their number just so they can win immunity.. Maybe having one of the core four win immunity where they so blatantly worked together may show those 3 that they are indeed in the minority! Although, that might not be obvious enough!
So my current plan.. Let’s call Lyndsay, Efe, and Tim the 3 Power Rangers  and Rob, DeAnna, Matt and Cam the Core Four (cause I’m not very original)..
So Nick and I join up with the Power Rangers to vote out 2 of the Core Four.. leaving Me, Nick, the power rangers and probably Cameron and Rob.. It is then up to me and Nick to team up with the core 2 to take out two of the power rangers, namely Tim and Efe.. and finally, swing back to the final power ranger Lyndsay to get rid of the remaining core people.. putting me, Nick and Lyndsay in the final 3..
But yeah, we’ll see how that goes.. DeAnna’s going to be a problem.. She will most likely be one of the last core 4, so need to ensure that she will see logic if need be.. I’m sure she will!
Good night Logan!

COnfessional: Well it’s me.. the only thing that can save me is if that idol is real.. and if no one played it before me

Ah Goodbye Logan.. it’s been fun

9) TIMOTHY

None. 😦

6.9E SCWL 6 Episode 9 Tribal Council

TRIBAL COUNCIL #9

(CAMERON)-(DEANNA)-(EFE)-(LYNDSAY)-(*MATT*)-(NICKOLAS)-(ROB)-(RUDEZ)-(TIMOTHY)
XXX
(adam)-(WARREN)-(MARC)-(LARRY)-(WILLIAM)-(MOISES)-(ANGEL)-(TRAVIS)-(COREY)

You must answer your questions by 5:00pm eastern Wednesday in order for your vote to count.

And yes, the person who receives the second highest number of votes receives two clues for the idol.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HWOrwRgTTgk

Sunset Riders Stage BGM 4

CAMERON,

1. Let’s begin with where we left off last time. It was put to a vote yet again if you wanted to begin the jury. The vote was unanimous to start it this round. Why do you think everyone wanted the jury to start now as opposed to two rounds ago?

I think everyone feels that their ass is on the line and making the jury is a huge achievement. I never thought I’d make it because I’m constantly paranoid, even now, that I’m on the chopping block. I voted for jury because I at least wanted that to my name. I at least wanted to do that.

2. Are you more careful in the way you send people out of the game because you really are putting them on the jury? How do you go about that process?

I definitely try to be. As we’ve seen consistently, no one is gonna be happy about being voted out. Last time Corey acted out in rage despite only having two actual connections. In one way or another, I am connected to all of the players because I’ve been on tribes with all of them. I think my downfall might come from the fact that they’ve all gotten to know me, and I’m going to have to vote one of them off every tribal or die trying. I just have to go about it in a way that divorces personal feelings from the context. I’m not going to be angry when I’m blindsided and I’m not going to make my anger the reason I vote out who I do.

DEANNA,

1. The same people who participated in the past challenge are the same people who participated this time. In turn, the same people who did not participate ended up skipping this one too. Will that alter the dynamic if that continues?

I don’t think it will alter the dynamic significantly. I think it is starting to rub some people the wrong way, sitting out of a challenge essentially means you feel safe. As long as people start participating in challenges, I think it will be fine.

2. Do you think anyone will be blindsided this round?

I always think someone is going to be blindsided. You don’t want it, but you have to expect it. This is Survivor afterall.

EFE,

1. This season went from having one of the best track records for participation in challenges, and now it has dipped over the past couple rounds. Why do you think that has occurred?

The merge challenges are very time consuming challenges and We have people who owns the challenges and I really respect them. I am aware of challenges is not my biggest strength 😀 so I don’t wanna spend time on them and lose. That’s why I haven’t participated last 2 challenges.

2. There are seven people in this tribe who have been together since round four. Even though this has been recorded as a merge, are Rudez and Nickolas treated as visitors rather than members because of how much longer the seven of you have spent together?

Aspu welcomes the visitors really well. We have seen this in Matt and Cameron and they have adapted really well. I think same for the Rudez and Nick. I think this 9 absolutely deserve the jury, and we more or less connected to each other

LYNDSAY,

1. If it is you tonight, how would you react as you walk to the jury house?

Well, I wouldn’t be too surprised. I fully expect myself to end up in the jury house to atone for my sins. Ya know, I’ve said this many times but this is JUST a game to me. Without even trying, I’ve made many real relationships with people, and in the end that’s all I wanna take from this game. I wanna make friends, so I hope that no matter what any turnout is, people still wanna be friends. If people decided to vote me out, I’ll be okay with it. I wanna win this game, but it’s just a game and I’m not going to act like an immature child and throw a temper tantrum if I lose

2. Not only have seven of you spent the past six eliminations together, but five of you have been in the same camp since day one. That is a majority in this game right there. Do you think it is possible for the five of you to reach the end?

I think anything in this game is possible. I could go home tonight, Matt could give up his immunity, an idol could be played… anything can happen, so yeah, the five original Aspu members could end up being the final five in this season. I think stranger and far more messed up things have occurred already in this season.

MATT,

1. You are the first person to hold individual immunity twice this season. This one you earned on your own. Do you think your vote will be highly sought after, or is a group of nine still too big for your vote to be meaningful?

I think EVERYONE’S vote is meaningful, regardless of immunity. I’m just fortunate enough to have picked my NEW LUCKY NUMBER EIGHT and am safe for this round. That doesn’t mean I feel any safer in the game overall, though. These are 9 very strong players and every single one of our votes means something.

2. Now the obligatory question about the hidden immunity idol. What is your take on it since the last round, especially when everyone had the opportunity to request a clue in exchange for sitting out of the challenge?

I think the cat’s out of the bag on that one. This last hidden immunity idol is a MONSTER of a prize. I’ve been struggling with it and am still at quite a stalemate. You’ve outdone yourself on this one, Logan. The tribal idols were a breeze compared to this one, I don’t expect to find it before my game is over.

NICKOLAS,

1. What has surprised you over the course of playing this game?

The things that have surprised me are being voted out of Aspu to Sula, Corey being voted out and not being voted out myself yet.

2. Do you think everyone here respects you as a player and/or as a person? Or is the ongoing conflict in this game still present?

I think a lot of the conflict in this game is for the most part gone. The way that basically everyone that has been voted out so far has acted during their time in the game/ after they were voted I think took a toll on everyone. Sick of hearing people bitch and cry because they got voted out. Suck it up and shut up.

ROB,

1. Who do you think is doing the greatest job at creating a positive atmosphere around camp?

I think we’ve all been doing a good job at creating a positive atmosphere. A lot of the drama has ceased, due to some of the more dramatic people being gone now.

2. What was the primary reason for Corey’s dismissal last round?

Corey was just on the wrong side of the numbers. He was the last remaining person of Nu-Nu-SuLa, and along with Travis, they were the ones that we all seemed to trust the least.

RUDEZ,

1. In the first post-merge round, you received four out of eleven votes. Last round you received immunity. This time you are vulnerable. How scared are you that it will be you this round? Or has something changed in the dynamics since you received those four votes?

Anytime you don’t have immunity, you’re scared.. I don’t think anyone can contest that.. Last round, Aspu 2.0 voted for Corey and Nick and I were the only ones who didn’t.. so yes, the fear is there

2. Can winning an immunity challenge just once truly take you from worst to first in this game? Or is it just a three day grace period before you are kicked out the door? How do you use a challenge win to your advantage?

I think if you choose to play this game round to round, the past doesn’t really matter so much.. I think the only thing I can say about myself and that challenge win is that I’m not here wasting anyone’s time, I’ve come to play and enjoy the game

TIMOTHY,

1. I have a tough time coming up with questions for you because you are so dang quiet. How do you think everyone reacts to your quiet nature?

I personally don’t think I’m quiet, I may not pay attention to the arguments that happen or don’t contribute to discussions on the main page but I do talk to people and have made friendships. So I don’t think they really care.

2. And are you still able to create relationships in this game even though you are not as vocal as others in this game?

I think I am, I think when everyone else is online and posting stuff and talking I’m asleep but yeah.

CAMERON: TIM CAN GET LOUD TOO WHAT THE F—

Okay. When you vote please do so in the following fashion:

VOTE: (LOGAN)
REASON: I put the season logo through Google Image Search. Guess what came up? Lazy piece of trash that needs to be disposed of immediately. I took it to heart, and that is why you shall go home tonight. Nice knowing you. . .not. Also, why did you have a character from The Carrie Diaries in the challenge? It really makes me wonder, and not even in a Maroon 5 way.

Okay. Matt is safe. You cannot vote for Matt. Everybody else is fair game. Between now and 5:00pm eastern Wednesday, it is time to vote. Awkcy tribe, you’re up.

MATT: *sits on his stump, anxiously rocking from foot to foot*

TC VOTING

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_blqkF7GLTo

Sunset Riders Character Select

CAMERON,

Vote: Rudez. Reason: I’m not making this based off of emotional impulse like I thought I would. But the fact of the matter is that you being in the game gives me strategic anxiety attacks. You’re talking to everyone, aligning with everyone, and I know you’re gonna vote me. You’re freaking amazing and you know how to push everyone’s buttons and you F—ING TERRIFY ME for that. So I’m voting you.

DEANNA,

Vote: Rudez

Reason: You are good at this time. Too good. You are sneaky, and in order for me to get farther in this game, you have to go. Tonight is going to be a close vote, but I am hoping that this time, you actually go home.

EFE,

Vote: Rudez ( sorry )

here me screwing my OWN chances to be in the finals by voting Rudez! me tim and lynds discussed it and they wanted to stay loyal to Misfits and aspu, so I had to agree even I don’t want to. This was the key move for us, hope I am wrong and we will be in the finals. To me after this vote more likely cam and Matt will make it to finals. I can’t blame Lynds or Tim for this decision because we can’t know whose instincts were right. I am truly sorry

LYNDSAY,

vote rudez

MATT,

VOTE: (RUDEZ)

REASON: You’re poison, pure and simple. You tried to destroy Aspu and you almost succeeded. We’ve got a sickness, baby, and the antidote is No More Rudez™.

NICKOLAS,

Vote: Cameron Reason: Because that’s what stupid ass Efe wants.

Swear I am writing a bitch fest confessional about that asshat later.

ROB,

VOTE: Rudez REASON: Same as last time. She’s on the other side of our numbers, and between her and Nick, she’s the bigger threat for immunity, and for turning people against us, as it’s happened in the past. I respect her as a gamer, but that’s what makes her a huge threat.

RUDEZ,

IDOL: ***\\****msS8kICTNKY****\\***

It might be fake, and I might still change my mind.. but for now, I’m playing it

Oh I’ll be playing it on Nick by the way

Never mind.. playing that idol on myself

VOTE: (DeAnna) REASON: Well, I’d like to say there’s a strategic reason for this, but I’m gatvol and didn’t want to vote for Cam

And don’t forget that I may or may not have played a fake idol

TIMOTHY,

vote: rudez. reason: I can’t vote cam and I think majority are saying it’s you.

TC VOTE REVEAL

Draw Pilgrim Hawkeye Hank Hatfield

If anybody has played a hidden immunity idol, now would be the time I would reveal it.
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RUDEZ: ***\\****msS8kICTNKY****\\***
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RUDEZ: Oh I’ll be playing it on Nick by the way
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RUDEZ: Never mind.. playing that idol on myself
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The rules of my Survivor state that if an idol is played and the person who played it receives the highest number of votes, the idol activates and this TC becomes null and void.
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This is not an idol. Into the fire it goes.
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Okay. Once the votes are read the decision is final and the person voted out will be removed from the group almost immediately.
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I’ll read the votes.
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FIRST VOTE:
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(RUDEZ)
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One vote Rudez.
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SECOND  VOTE:
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Tied. One vote Rudez, one vote DeAnna.
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NEXT VOTE:
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We are tied. One vote Rudez, one vote DeAnna, one vote Cameron.
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FOURTH VOTE:
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(Rudez)
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Two votes Rudez, one vote DeAnna, one vote Cameron.
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NEXT VOTE:
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(Rudez–sorry)
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Two votes Rudez, an apologetic vote for Rudez, one vote DeAnna, and one vote Cameron.
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SIXTH VOTE:
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(Rudez.)
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Four votes Rudez, one vote DeAnna, one vote Cameron.
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NEXT VOTE:
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Ninth person voted out of this game and the first member of our jury:
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Rudez, the tribe has spoken.
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It’s time for you to go.

RUDEZ: Ah well that means Rob does indeed have the idol Lyndsay and he’s been lying to you for all this time

EFE: I am sorry

NICKOLAS: Well looks like I am screwed. WHYYY RUDEZ WHYYYY 😦 I’ll be online in a few hours if anyone wants to talk to me

NICKOLAS: Shut up Efe.

MATT: Oh Rudez..

EFE: whatever

NICKOLAS: Yer just mad that Rudez wouldn’t eat your Spaghetti and dog concoction. rude.

RUDEZ: Saying you’re sorry doesn’t change the fact that you messed up a 7-4 majority alliance

CAMERON: Goodbye, Rudez. It was a rocky road but I’ve got nothing but respect for you.

CAMERON: Also that fakeout idol made me s— my pants.

RUDEZ: I’ve been telling Lyndsay since the moment she found that idol that it was fake

NICKOLAS: Of course it’s fake. It doesn’t even look like the other idols. openyerdamneyes.

ME: Rudez fought her hardest, and did not give up until the very end. I hope the rest of you take on that warrior’s spirit when your back is against the wall.

With tonight’s vote continues the pattern all season–domination by Aspu. The seven of you have successfully taken down each member of Nlad and SuLa without a single casuality since the first mutiny. The only question is if you stick together for one final round and take out Nick, or if it is time to start using your daggers.

Either way, things are guaranteed to get interesting very soon.

6.9F SCWL 6 Episode 9 Fantasy Pool

BRIAN WHITEHEAD:
1. Rob Brodeur [Awkcy]
2. Deanna Bastin [Awkcy]
3. Efe Karanisoglu [Awkcy]
4. Lyndsay Sherry [Awkcy]
5. Timothy Zahra [Awkcy]
6. Matt Wolff [Awkcy]
7. Cameron Johnson [Awkcy]
8. Nickolas DiVerdi [Awkcy]
9. Rudez Merks [Awkcy]

DAVID RACINE:
1. Deanna Bastin [Awkcy]
2. Efe Karanisoglu [Awkcy]
3. Lyndsay Sherry [Awkcy]
4. Rob Brodeur [Awkcy]
5. Timothy Zahra [Awkcy]
6. Cameron Johnson [Awkcy]
7. Nickolas DiVerdi [Awkcy]
8. Matt Wolff [Awkcy]
9. Rudez Merks [Awkcy]

JESSICA FREY:
1. Nickolas DiVerdi [Awkcy]
2. Lyndsay Sherry [Awkcy]
3. Deanna Bastin [Awkcy]
4. Efe Karanisoglu [Awkcy]
5. Rudez Merks [Awkcy]
6. Timothy Zahra [Awkcy]
7. Rob Brodeur [Awkcy]
8. Cameron Johnson [Awkcy]
9. Matt Wolff [Awkcy]

LISTER POTTER III:
1. Timothy Zahra [Awkcy]
2. Efe Karanisoglu [Awkcy]
3. Nickolas DiVerdi [Awkcy]
4. Lyndsay Sherry [Awkcy]
5. Deanna Bastin [Awkcy]
6. Matt Wolff [Awkcy]
7. Rudez Merks [Awkcy]
8. Cameron Johnson [Awkcy]
9. Rob Brodeur [Awkcy]

18th – Adam Kolodny [QUIT] – MICHELLE PEARCE-DENOVAN

17th – Warren Adams [Nlad] – LISTER POTTER III

16th – Marc Oriol [Aspu] – MICHELLE PEARCE-DENOVAN [2nd Pick]

—MUTINY OFFER—

15th – Larry Chip Childress [SuLa]

14th – William Cook [Nlad]

13th – Moises Moreno [Nlad]

12th – Angel Candelas [Nlad] – AMANDA ALDRIDGE

—MERGE—

11th – Travis Rindler [Awkcy] – MORAY JAMES

10th – Corey Altiere [Awkcy] – TYLER JAMES LINDER

—JURY—

9th – Rudez Merks [Awkcy] – AMANDA ALDRIDGE [2nd Pick]

6.9G SCWL 6 Episode 9 Boot List

08: NICKOLAS
07: LYNDSAY
06: EFE
05: CAMERON
04: TIMOTHY
03: ROB
02: MATT
01: DEANNA

6.9H Next Time on SCWL. . .

– Nickolas has been flying under the radar, and with the Aspu Seven still together, it is time for him to make his move.

– She may have sent home her closest ally in the previous round, but Lyndsay wakes up as she has a Tiebreaker and Gambler in her pocket. And she’s not afraid to use them.

– Sad Pudding’s search for the elusive final idol continues.

– A rare event at Tribal Council forces the line to be drawn in the sand as another idol will be played at Tribal Council.

6.9I SCWL 6 Episode 9 Exit Interview

1) May as well establish something right off the bat in this interview–you and Lyndsay knew each other prior to this game, correct?

Yeah Lynds and I met in a closed ID Survivor game a few months ago.. we clicked instantly and got to the final 3 together. I actually told her about this game and asked her to play with me!

2) Did you know anyone else before the cast was announced?

Not formally, no.. I had noticed some people like Cam from Previously on Survivor, but I’m not really very active on that group, so no..

3) So Opening Day comes. Usually anyone in Europe or Africa can never make Opening Day because it is usually the middle of the night there. Somehow you showed up for its entirety. Do you think you were more dedicated to this game than anyone else?

The beginning of any Survivor game is the most important part of the game in my opinion.. You need to get in there early and make people remember you! Also, I was extremely excited to be playing again, so it wasn’t too difficult staying up.. I can say though, the first week, I may have averaged about 2 hours of sleep a night cause there was ALWAYS someone online for me to be talking to and bonding with!

4) I know you must have been making bonds when the cast was announced. Who were you already trying to align with?

I don’t generally make alliances right off the bat.. Lynds is an exception there! In the beginning of the game it’s my goal to become everyone’s friend, show them that I would be someone worth working with.. I always get put into alliances on day 1, but they never last, mainly cause whoever put me into an alliance is playing the game harder than I am and therefore becomes target #1 in my eyes!

5) Travis and Boston Rob were the captains. Travis picked you right away. Did that surprise you?

First of all.. URG at the Boston Rob references! Okay, now to the question 😛

I knew I’d get picked pretty quickly, I come out strong in a friendly (sometimes adorable) way.. With Travis, I actually bonded with him the best right from the beginning, so I did feel he would stick by me.

6) You follow it up by picking Cam. It seemed like Cam and Travis were already at odds with each other. Did you worry that two of the first three members were intense people already at odds with one another?

Honestly, I had no idea that there was any sort of bad blood between Cam and Travis at that point.. this is the first I’m hearing of it! I wouldn’t have changed my choice though, even with this new info!

7) Then Matt gets added to the mix. Something tells me that it was almost better you guys were split between SuLa and Nlad because that appeared to be a recipe for disaster.

Well, here’s how the whole thing went down.. Cam and I formed an alliance of sorts and each got to choose two people to put into the alliance.. I somehow chose the 2 most annoying players in the game, Matt and Travis.. Cam chose Lynds and Moises I think.. So my first impressions of people in this game were heavily off, but I have admitted that I wasn’t making the best decisions right in the beginning of the game! You can’t deny that if Nlad had stayed together the entire time, we would’ve been unbeatable!

8.) You seemed to be the only one actively strategizing in the first tribal challenge by providing misleading answers, but gathering the correct ones on your own. Do you think anyone caught onto your trick?

The first challenge was actually a mess up.. Lyndsay and I had exchanged real answers which she promptly shared with her tribe for favour.. so everyone knew my answers.. I was however very keen to gamble other people’s answers, which I think made a few people in my tribe a bit wary of me.. In the end SuLa worked with Aspu for all the answers leaving Nlad out..

9) Cam was voted out followed by you and Corey. What do you think was the decision behind the three of you being sent away?

Frankly, Travis didn’t like a decision that was made concerning who would be sent to SuLa (Warren, Corey and William), and so decided to take things into his own hands.. I believe he saw Cam as the ring leader of Nlad 1.0 so he left first.. The next choice was between me and Matt, knowing that whoever was left behind would be sacrificed, so they chose to send the ‘nicer’ option away.. and Corey just wanted to move, I never understood why!

10) Who do you think was responsible?

Travis

11) This gave idol clues at the SuLa camp. How come you were not able to claim that idol? I remember you were complaining about being given misinformation for a couple of rounds.

That idol was so annoying! So I was the only person who had received everyone’s clues, Matt helped me out with realising it was a youtube video, and then nothing worked.. So I gave Matt the clues cause obviously someone lied right, and Matt was my ally? Turns out Corey thought O4g was 04g or something like that, and even after I asked him to check it, he was convinced.. so I just hadn’t gotten around to trying that combination yet, I wish I had!

12) Who do you think claimed it? And how did that factor into your game?

Well Matt found is and gave the link to Cameron! I was FURIOUS.. and the ridiculous reason he gave me was that he was scared someone else would find it.. It was at that moment I stopped trusting Matt and started distancing myself from him.. I also started to finally see who he really was, it was like a smoke screen had been lifted!

13) You guys managed to protect yourselves from the first three TCs. If the five of you had gone to Tribal Council, who would have been voted out?

I think me, Cam, and Nick would’ve taken the majority, with Corey being loyal to me, and we would’ve voted Larry out due to being the least active!

14) Round four seems to be the biggest turning point of this game. Matt and Cameron went to Aspu. Your tribe was down to you, Corey, Larry, and Nick. Were you surprised that Cameron abandoned you? Because you two seemed really close.

That round many people tried to convince me to mutiny with Matt and Cam.. But I already didn’t trust Matt! Add that into the fact that he convinced Cam to mutiny so quickly for no reason showed that staying away from Matt was the best decision for me! Also, I did not want to be at Rob and DeAnna’s mercy!! I don’t think Cam meant to abandon me at all.. but that was essentially the end of our alliance!

15) And what was your plan once Cameron was gone? Were you hoping that Nick would have your back for the next two TCs?

I had been putting a lot of time into chatting to my tribe mates! I know Nick trusted me and would be with me right to the end.. I was the only person who showed any interest in him up to that point in the game and I think he appreciated it! I’d also spent countless hours befriending Corey, who I know didn’t really chat to too many other people.. and finally, with Larry, I tried my best there and tried to appeal to what I believed was important to him.. So I think I had my back well covered

16) The double TC twist. SuLa and Nlad failed to work together. Why were you guys unable to cooperate at all over these three rounds? Aspu just seemed to pressure you guys into losing challenge after challenge.

Honestly, the idea of working with Nlad is ridiculous.. Their tribe was not compatible with SuLa at all! Aspu winning wasn’t a bad thing where I was sitting, my closest ally Lyndsay was making a tight 3some with Efe and Tim, I was getting close to Efe and Rob, and I had previous connections with Matt and Cam.. so Aspu winning meant that I had options, Nlad winning, that would’ve been disasterous!

17) There was some controversy surrounding the Survivor board game’s luck factor. What’s your take on it?

Oh man, that challenge was rough! I do believe if we had Larry we would’ve won that challenge, so that’s where we were unlucky (also one move would’ve changed EVERYTHING). But I said from the beginning that that challenge was mostly strategy, and I think I proved it by leading my tribe into having 2 people in the last 4 still standing!

18) Larry goes home unanimously. Did Larry’s inactivity save you?

No, I don’t believe so, I’ve said above the moves I took to ensure my safety!

19) Not many people know this, but in these first four rounds you were supposed to be in the middle of nowhere at a survival camp. Could you elaborate more on that? Because that nearly led to you pulling a Larry against your will.

Well, I had an opportunity to go spend 3 nights in the wilderness learning how to Survive.. for reals! At that stage I believed that Nlad would lose another member and we would be at least 1 person up in numbers, so I could sit out the challenge without anyone being any the wiser! Unfortunately Nlad did not fall in numbers, but I guess fortunately for SuLa my Survival course got postponed to 2014!

20) You guys get 2nd as a tribe of three. Then you lose the sixth immunity challenge. Dead last. But Aspu chooses to send Nlad to eliminate Angel. Why do you think Aspu let you guys get a free pass?

I think there were a few factors.. firstly, this was an opportunity for Matt and Cam to finally destroy Nlad, something they wanted to do for a long time.. something I wanted to do as well! Secondly, Nick and I were HORRIBLE at that challenge, we knew we’d lose, so we promised Aspu we’d ‘throw’ the challenge if they kept us! It wasn’t really a gamble as we were going to lose anyways, plus we knew that the temptation of destroying Nlad was too high!

21) Travis joins Aspu. He pulls the Mutiny Trigger. He joins SuLa, but simultaneously you convince Nickolas and Corey to head to Aspu. Can you explain what you were trying to accomplish there, and why leave Travis in the dust?

This was a move done purely out of boredom.. Matt had expressed a desire to join SuLa, which I genuinely believed he would because it would 100% suck for me and that’s how the game had been going.. So I thought it would be fun, Matt and Travis mutiny to SuLa thinking they’ll get extra life, but end up being stuck on a tribe just the 2 of them! They hated each other, I think Matt had Travis blocked, and I wanted them both to suffer for betraying me earlier in the game!!! So it was pretty much just for fun, to see what would happen if Matt and Travis were on a tribe just the 2 of them!

22) And by the way you were begging me to wait for Corey to mutiny, you guys forgot about the 2-person rule, so Corey was returned to SuLa. Were you expecting that to happen, or was the strategy for Travis to be a tribe of one and ignore the rule?

You can ask any of my allies, if there’s someone who knows the rules, it’s me! I often used them to strategize and read and reread those documents loads of times.. If Matt had mutinied like he said he would, Corey would’ve been safe with me on Aspu!

23) Then the merge and jury vote came. Six of you decided to merge including yourself, but you flopped to shoot down the jury. Can you explain your reasoning behind those decisions, and how it went down talking to the other players about it?

Honestly, this was another boredom move.. you shouldn’t leave people alone for so long!!! Lyndsay, Tim, and Efe were DYING to finally do something, so drawing a line in the sand at this stage seemed like the perfect decision! (Ironically, if this move hasn’t happened, Cam would’ve been blindsided at the first tribal council, and I’d probably be sitting in the final 3.. doh!)..

About the no jury vote, well that was cause I wanted the first jury members (meant to be Cam and Matt) to know how it feels for someone to actively deny them a jury seat as they wanted to do with Travis and Corey..

24) Rob, Cameron, DeAnna, and Matt were all livid. The other seven had successfully come together to take them out. Then. . .Cam gives you the SuLa idol code? Why do you think he gave you the code? (VIEWER’S NOTE: This interview was sent out hours after Cam’s blunder.)

Cam actually gave me the code when he found the idol.. when we were still aligned! At the Larry vote-off he begged me not to use it, so I knew it was real!

25) So it came down to a race of mere seconds between several of you once TC was posted. Matt plays the idol .1 seconds after TC was posted, and plays it for Cam. How come you guys failed to vote for Matt or DeAnna that TC?

I had it planned, the vote was meant to be for DeAnna.. who would suspect that? But either Tim or Efe or both couldn’t bring themselves to vote for her! I couldn’t believe it! The reason why Matt wasn’t voted for was because of idol paranoia, we assumed he’d be the likely target and would therefore get an idol played on him.. turns out people couldn’t keep their mouths shut, and this is essentially where I was screwed!

26) Then the seven of you stay behind for TC. Five of the seven of you sent in vote changes right at midnight. In fact many of you begged me to wait another two to fifteen minutes before archiving the votes. How did a majority vote for Travis turn into. . .whatever the heck that was? Was it based around Travis suddenly not answering the TC questions?

The vote was meant to be 6-1 Travis-Tim.. But once again, the paranoia between Efe and Tim got out of hand and they went against the majority and voted for Corey! So naturally Corey, Nick, and myself freak out thinking this is a play against us and we change our votes to Tim! But I knew getting rid of Tim would make more people angry than getting rid of Travis, so I told Tim that if he changes his vote to Travis, then so would we! But Corey and Nick were still so pissed that they kept their votes, and Lyndsay and Efe were still so paranoid that they kept theirs, and me and Tim voted for Travis.. essentially it was a clusterf—!

27) It seems like you deceived Timothy into voting Travis. Do you think that move is the reason why Aspu reunified to send all of SuLa out in a row?

No.. I think that in a game of Survivor, you can placate a paranoid person.. but when you have 2 paranoid people (Efe and Tim), they feed off each other’s paranoia, and then there’s no way to stop it! They were convinced Corey was evil and against them, which is hilarious because Corey ALWAYS voted with the alliance except when he was targeted.. which is 100% more loyalty than Efe and Tim put together!!!

28) You won immunity at the round of ten which booted Corey. Lyndsay, Efe, and Timothy have been pointing fingers at each other for not being willing to join you in voting for Matt. Who do you think blocked the plan? Because all seven voted against Corey that night.

It’s the same story over and over again.. Efe and Tim were paranoid, Lyndsay didn’t want anyone to dislike her, and Matt was lying to anyone who would listen..

29) The round of nine was the beginning of Matt’s winning streak. It appeared to be the last chance for you, Nick, Lyndsay, Efe, and Tim to turn the game on its head. Yet you go home in a really straightforward 7-1-1 vote. Again, how come none of the three in the minority were willing to join you?

You tell me! They obviously believed they were above Matt and Cam in the pecking order (which was obvious to me and Nick that they weren’t).. but we didn’t have much of a chance of convincing them as I found out like 30 mins before that the vote was me!!! Those 3 played horrible games, and when you strategize, it’s difficult to take into account people making moves that don’t benefit even themselves..

30) How come do you think everyone was willing to vote unanimously for the jury to start at nine but yet split for it to start at eleven?

I think people were scared that they wouldn’t make the jury!

31) Even Lyndsay voted you out at Tribal Council. What happened to that relationship?

Honestly, Lyndsay was jumpy the entire game.. I know she was going through some stuff in real life and so her head wasn’t in the game.. I also think she couldn’t take the hate that came her way when she flipped in the merge vote and so flipped back in order to placate the masses!

Right now, we’re still friends.. I’d still trust her in a game of Survivor cause I think she learnt that with me she can go far.. I hope that she’s gotten stronger from this and in the future can make hard decisions and stick to them!

32) You are probably the most popular contestant not only this season, but probably amongst the most popular and respected in series history. Why do you think people reacted in such a positive way to your personality?

Aw shucks, thank you!! 😀

I really don’t know what the public knows about me, so I don’t think I can answer that one fairly.. but I do know that someone who watches an ORG is passionate about the game and seeing someone who is also passionate playing her heart out must rub some people the right way! As for the other contestants, I think most liked me and respected me because I showed interest in their lives and showed them respect myself!

Hearing such things makes this game worth it to me! I never play for the edit, but to hear that someone somewhere enjoyed what I had to offer is extremely amazing!! Thanks to my fans, whoever you may be 🙂

33) So your journey ends here. Who did you think was being voted out next? Who did you want to be voted out? Who did you want to win? Who did you think would win?

Haha, well this is a bit late.. but just after I had gotten voted out, I REALLY wanted Nick to somehow win!! I wanted Tim, Efe, and Lyndsay out cause they messed up so many people’s games! Right now, I want Rob to win!!

34) If you have any other thoughts, please share.

As frustrating as this game was, there were moments where I enjoyed it immensely!! I vowed that I would never play in All Stars if I was asked, but if Travis isn’t playing, I would jump right back in!! Thank you to Logan for putting up with my accusations and complaints and for taking the time to host such a great game, and thank you to the peanut gallery who showed support in tough times!! I’m glad Lyndsay and I are still friends, and I feel I made a really special friend in Nick! I also hope that Corey and I stay close and that Cam continues to talk about every little detail of Survivor with me for a long long time!!

6.10A Previously on SCWL. . .

Previously on SCWL 6:

– At the start of the game, eighteen players were divided into three tribes of six. A move commonly made in real Survivor as well as online in order to shake up the dynamics to prevent a Pagonging post-merge.

– But that has not been the case. One tribe, the Aspu tribe, has for the most part stuck together as a group of seven since losing Marc at the end of round three.

– They began by wiping out the Nlad tribe in order. William, Moises, Angel, and then Travis all went home consecutively.

– After that, they turned to the SuLa tribe. Corey and Rudez went home.

– All that remains is Nick who has somehow been able to stay out of the way as Aspu eliminates who they deemed to be the biggest threats.

– But Aspu is hardly one happy family. On one side, Lyndsay, Efe, and Timothy have created their own group of three to counter a pre-game trio that consists of Rob, DeAnna, and Matt.

– And in the middle between the two sides? Cameron. Who has seemed conflicted every step of the way, but has stuck to Matt of Sad Pudding since round one when Cameron saved Matt with a talisman, and Matt saved Cam with Cam’s own idol in round seven.

– In addition, Rob has the Aspu idol. But he is not the only one with an item. Since the beginning, Lyndsay received The Gambler, an item that can guarantee her individual immunity if played correctly which expires next round, and The Tiebreaker she received from Matt which guarantees her immunity in a challenge that goes to a tie.

– The cracks have been formed. Will Nick finally be able to break down the Aspu dynamic and force Aspu to play an individual game?

Eight remain; who will be voted out tonight?

6.10B SCWL 6 Episode 10 Summary

Episode Ten: “Too Little Too Late”
Date: December 11, 2013 – December 16, 2013
Immunity Challenge X: SCWL Crossword.
Description: Teams are given hilarious clues to a crossword. The person who fills the crossword with the most correct answers wins immunity.
Winner: Matt Wolff.
The Gambler User: Lyndsay.
Success?: Yes.
Reward: She wins immunity.
Who She Gave Away Immunity To?: Timothy.
Idol Played: Rob plays Aspu idol on DeAnna.
Voted Out: Nickolas DiVerdi.
Vote Count: 4-4 tie; 6-0 on revote.
First tie without stray self-votes post-merge since. . .?: The Final Four of SCWL 2. First tie at all since SCWL 3 round 9 during the infamous 3-3-self vote-self vote-self vote.

6.10C SCWL 6 Episode 10 Blog

LYNDSAY, EFE, AND NICKOLAS POINT FINGERS AT EVERYONE ELSE–IS IT THEIR INDIRECT WAY OF BLAMING TIMOTHY?

About ten minutes after Rudez was voted out, all of them said “everybody else was too stupid to not vote for Cam”. Everybody denied responsibility except Timothy who said nothing. It made me wonder if that meant Timothy was the one who was the crucial fifth vote for Rudez to be ousted from the game.

After all, DeAnna apparently made a fake Final Two deal with Timothy right around this time.

CAMERON THINKS HE CAN CRACK SAD PUDDING–SADLY THAT PUDDING IS FROZEN SOLID

This is probably one of the biggest storylines of the post-merge. Matt and Cam have bonded over being mutineers and their mutual distaste for Travis. There is really no reason for Cam to target Matt due to being directly being saved by Matt at the start of the merge, and Cam saving Matt at the start of the pre-merge.

What Cam has not quite figured out at this point is that Matt, Rob, and DeAnna will -never- turn against each other. I am curious the types of conversations Matt and Cam had to ensure Cam did not think Matt, Rob, and DeAnna were a solid trio. Did Rob and DeAnna go out of their way to talk to Cam less than Matt did?

MATT DECIDES TO EASE BACK AND WIN IMMUNITY FOR SOMEONE ELSE

Matt’s strategy is to slow down in terms of immunity wins. Knowing how intense Matt has been in this game, I can only think this means to win immunity for Cam, Rob, or DeAnna.

Again, I believe Matt could sweep these challenges right through to the end of the game if him and Rob did not sync up their answers so frequently.  We are in round ten, and Matt still has had only one round where he could be voted against.

D-DAY/SNIPE DAY IN MAFIA AS A 4-4 VOTE IS THE FINAL OBSTACLE FOR SAD PUDDING

Ah yes. The Mafia analogy. Mafia was one of my favourite party games to play in high school, and this round reminded me of Snipe Day.

For those of you who have never played Mafia, it is a game where 25% of the players are secretly chosen to be mafia. Their goal is to eliminate and execute the other 75% of players, the citizens, through several rounds of public voteouts and secret eliminations.

Mafia wins as soon as they have a majority in the game and cannot lose no matter what. The final round before this can occur is called “Snipe Day”. The goal is to pile on as much as deceit as possible to ensure the mafia can get that majority and claim victory.

This was Snipe Day for Sad Pudding and Cameron. They stay together this round and eliminate one of the other four, and they will win the game.

INITIALLY PEOPLE COULD HAVE THE DIRECT LINK TO THE CROSSWORD PUZZLE BUT IT CONFIRMED FOR YOU WHEN YOU WERE RIGHT

Good thing I caught onto that. Players were moments away from being able to use a direct link to the crossword, but luckily I caught on that the answers highlight once you enter it correctly.

I learned my lesson from the Jigsaw puzzle when it comes to using a new challenge for SCWL. Thankfully I did not repeat the same mistake with the crossword.

A bit surprising it took seven games before we did a crossword challenge in SCWL.

UNDER WHAT CONDITIONS WOULD IT TAKE FOR CAM TO SEE THE LIGHT AS THE REST OF SAD PUDDING WANT HIM GONE EARLIER RATHER THAN LATER?

Is it really up to Cameron to figure this out? Should Lyndsay, Efe, Nick, and Timothy be pushing harder? Both? Neither? It seems like Cameron will be sixth unless he comes up with a clever plan within the next two rounds.

AWKCY CLEAN?

Finally, it appears Aspu has been washed away and we are looking at the Awkcy tribe being born. Truth be told I never really referenced the merged tribe name much because the past few rounds has been Aspu vs. Nlad and SuLa up until this point.

But all of that is about to change.

LYNDSAY’S GAMBLE

The Gambler expires next round. This was a debuting item, and because nobody ever brought it up in confessionals, I had essentially forgotten about this item. When Lyndsay inquired about it, I had to dig through all of my notes because I could not recall the exact rules for the item.

Considering Lyndsay has never finished top five in a challenge to date, I thought it would be impossible to succeed simply because she cannot seem to get above last place in a challenge.

Lyndsay will really need to put the effort in when Sad Pudding, Cam, and Nickolas want this immunity win very badly.

Amazingly enough, Lyndsay is able to use The Gambler correctly. Her last second swap thinking DeAnna would have a low score was truly one of the most impressive gut decisions I have seen all season. I remember the alumni were amazed that Lyndsay correctly used an item that most people viewed would be impossible.

MATT AND ROB COMBINE EFFORTS. . .MATT WINS AGAIN DESPITE NOT KNOWING MY OCCUPATION

Again, it surprises me that Matt and Rob can keep tying for first but did not produce more public scrutiny for doing it so blatantly.

Funny that Matt was not exactly intending to win immunity at the start of the challenge, but soon found himself fighting harder than anybody for the win. Third individual challenge win. He could very well win his way to the Final Two.

So it is clear that Matt has the strategic and challenge factors in his favour. ..now it is just a matter of the social factor. It also happens to be the toughest and most important part about Survivor.

REVEALING THE SOLUTION FOR ONCE–WHY I NORMALLY DON’T

Yeah, it was one of those rare times where I revealed the whole solution. Usually I don’t for a few reasons:

1) It is time consuming for me. This game already takes up enough of my time as it is.

2) Sometimes I wait until the episodes to reveal the answers as a bonus feature.

3) Hey, if it stumped a group once as a surprisingly tough question, maybe I want to re-use it for a future season.

CAMERON HELPING NICK OF ALL PEOPLE?

Remember when Cameron was not too happy with Nick because of the round one fight with Matt? And abandoned him in round four due to the mutiny? Things have changed. Cameron was helping Nick with answers all along the way.

Could Nick very well get an immunity win because of Cameron?

“MY BEST CASE SCENARIO IS A TIE. . .”

Ah yes. Lyndsay’s words that will go on to be infamous. It is like she knew this plan would probably fail, but nonetheless went along with the best option on the table. A tie is indeed her best option. Her, Timothy, Efe, and the SuLa outsider Nick must come together if any of them want a chance to win this game.

LYNDSAY GIVING UP INDIVIDUAL IMMUNITY DURING TRIBAL COUNCIL DUE TO PAST VOTES

How many unprecedented events happened this round because of Lyndsay? Not only did she use The Gambler correctly, but she also gave up that immunity talisman to Timothy who desperately needed protection from past votes.

I went over in my head how to format it because it never happened before. So I reposted everyone’s names and changed the location of the asterisks from Lyndsay’s name to Timothy’s.

And yes, for the millionth time, there is a time extension if the talisman changes hands during TC, and has a 1% chance of changing someone’s voting strategy that night.

SAD PUDDING SENSES THE TROUBLE THEY MAY BE IN

Once Timothy received immunity, and knowing how badly they want Lyndsay out, it was clear that Sad Pudding knew this was the most important round to use their idol.

If Cameron is not with them, well, they will be screwed no matter what. But if he is, then this TC is for all the marbles.

THE COUNTER-ALLIANCE CHOOSES THEIR TARGET

The four of them come to a consensus. Rob has no past votes. Cam has one. DeAnna has one. Vote Rob, he probably does not play the idol for himself, and you guarantee a tiebreaker challenge.

If you vote for DeAnna or Cam, one of them will be playing the idol, but if the idol is played on the wrong person then Sad Pudding starts going down.

Do you go for a coin flip in the form of voting DeAnna or Cam, or do you go for the coin flip by facing Rob in a tiebreaker challenge?

Scary.

BUT IS IT TOO LATE?

This scenario would be so much easier for them if they made this move last round. No ridiculousness needed involving The Gambler, switching the talisman, or forcing a deadlock.

A true nail-biter event if there ever was one.

HOW THE IDOL WORKS IN A TIE

This was a question that came up a surprising number of times.

If the idol is played for you, it has not yet activated in a tie because nobody is officially voted out yet. The idol only activates if you are the one who is going home if you had not played it.

Because it was a tie, the tie needed to be broken. The idol would not be activated until -after- the deadlock.

Yes, I understand that most players would just flop their vote to the non-idol playing person in the re-vote, but hey, you have to give players the opportunity to employ any crazy strategy that they can create.

HAS THE IDOL EVER BEEN USED IN A TIE?

Nope. Unless you count the F4 during the Prequel. But in terms of the 21 idols for the main series, this was a first.

I CHOOSE YOU, DEANNA!

Time for the idol coin flip. The counter-alliance chooses to vote for DeAnna.

I CHOOSE YOU, NICK!

And The Alamo votes for Nick much to Cam’s chagrin. Is this revenge for what Nick did in round one? Not so much anymore. Matt has instead kept referring to Nick as the most invisible player remaining.

I doubt they ever expected Nick to be the most crucial person to eliminate on their hit list.

DEAD ON THE RE-VOTE

Aaaaaand, Nick is pretty much dead due to Rob playing the idol on DeAnna. Did -anything- go right for Nick this game?

YES, THOSE PAST VOTES DO COUNT

DeAnna’s past votes are at five because the idol never activated. Just in case you are keeping score at home.

THE FINAL IDOL RIDICULOUS GUESSES CONTINUE

This will continue for a couple more rounds. It was a funny subplot to offset the intensity of the game.

EFE AND DEANNA’S BOND?

Efe talked about his bond with DeAnna when casting his vote. It seemed like everyone in the counter-alliance was on good terms with DeAnna.

Maybe the credit does not reside with Matt nor Rob for keeping Sad Pudding together. Maybe it is DeAnna’s social skills with Efe, Lyndsay, and Timothy that kept delaying the counter-alliance to the last minute possible.

WITHOUT LYNDSAY, THIS COUNTER-ALLIANCE MAY HAVE NEVER EVEN HAPPENED

I just have a tough time picturing Nick, Efe, and Timothy coming together in a chat without Lyndsay’s help. I could be wrong, but judging by what happens down the road, I feel this is very much the case.

FIRST TIE SINCE. . .?

Oh yes, I covered it in the summary already, but I looked it up when the last tie vote occurred in SCWL.

I was amazed that the last tie of any sort came in round nine of SCWL 3. It was originally a 6-3 vote against Sheri, but three self-votes from not answering TC questions dropped it to a 3-3-1-1-1 vote. A re-vote brought it to 5-2. So that tie does not really count.

Earlier in SCWL 3, there was a 2-2 tie between Sheri and Tina. “Jonas” flopped his vote on the re-vote and sent Tina home.

Before that the Final Four of SCWL 2 was a tie. Noah changed his vote 20, 000, 000 times before sticking with his original vote to make it go to a deadlock and send Michael home.

A deadlock between Anton and Elvera during Supa’s final TC before the conquer became official. And before that the outrageous deadlock in the SCWL Prequel.

Despite all of those ties in SCWL Prequel to 3, there was never a tie in SCWL 4, 5, and over half of 6.

THREE TRIBES LEADS TO MOST DOMINATING SEASON EVER

SuLa and Nlad are dead. Aspu stuck together as much as they possibly could. 7-11 turned into 7-0. Three tribes. Two of them all dead in a row. Again, poor Marc because he missed out on the party.

They all voted against Nick in the re-vote to do their last act as a tribe together. Nearly two months have gone by and they resisted being able to successfully oust each other from the game. They have come to know everyone else all too well.

HOW IN THE WORLD DOES A SEVEN-PERSON ALLIANCE STAY TOGETHER?

Seriously. Seven people. Do you ever see seven-person alliances? No, because any alliance with more than five people typically defeats the purpose of an alliance. I am shocked Sad Pudding did not cast their votes against Lyndsay or Efe just to move up the ladder. Very few people would agree to a seven-person alliance to oust Corey and Rudez because a seven-person agreement is so short-sighted, and if you are not thinking beyond seven, then you likely six or seven yourself.

I doubt we will ever see an alliance of more than five players tick together for such a long time ever again.

WAS SAD PUDDING TRULY LOYAL BY SETTING IT UP FOR NICKOLAS TO GO HOME?

Was it a play for jury votes? Look like the good guys? Lyndsay and Efe being original Misfits? Maybe it was revenge for the round one conflict and shutting him out of any chance of cracking Aspu, even if it meant keeping Lyndsay alive?

Although eliminating Lyndsay after giving up immunity would have been just plain cruel.

LYNDSAY’S BREAKOUT ROUND

SULA EXTINCT. THAT WAS QUICK.

They were a trio that survived all the way to the merge against all odds. But yet here they go being eliminated in 10th, 9th, and 8th in rapid succession. I thought Corey, Nick, and Rudez could have made it to the Final Three. Or be used by Lyndsay, Efe, and Timothy.

But nope. Once Nlad is gone they were taken out with ease. In a season full of unexpected moments this was probably high up on the list.

I must give Nick kudos. He battled Sad Pudding for ten rounds, managed to be the last one standing of the other two tribes, and was just an idol play away from possibly winning this game.

I believe after every round Nick’s confessional was always “I cannot believe these people”.

I cannot really think of another player who had more plans fall through than Nick during the game.

Oh, I should note that this was not the only game that Nick finished 8th. He would close out the last couple weeks of 2013 by finishing 8th in two other games. A very unusual number to always be eliminated in a sequence of Survivor games.

IS THE SEASON -REALLY- OVER? IT ALL HINGES ON CAMERON

The reason why Sad Pudding has not been dethroned yet is because Cameron is the fluctuator. I caught onto that starting this round.

In Nash’s book, players are divided into three categories: Dominators, Dominated, and Fluctuators.

Dominators are the ones in power. They need the Fluctuators in the game to create uncertainty and preserve their power.

Dominated are the ones who are at the mercy of the Dominators. Unless the Fluctuator picks a side, the uncertainty pretty much guarantees they cannot improve their position and will surely go home.

Fluctuators are the most powerful in the game as long as they remain fluctuating. If they permanently choose a side, then the game must shake up because everyone will know where everyone stands in the situation. If you stay fluctuating, then chances are you will survive as you remove dominated players from the game.

This has proven to be a major component of each of the first nine seasons minus Thailand, and I am sure you can see it pop up in almost every season since then.

It is a core part of playing Survivor that I always keep in mind whenever I am a contestant.

And you should too. 🙂

Again, Cameron is the fluctuator. He wants Matt as a goat, but he is sensing that Matt may be truly allied with DeAnna and Rob. All it takes is a decent pitch from Lyndsay, Efe, and Timothy for an endgame deal and we may have the most unexpected power shift of the season.

Or maybe it will just be a Lyndsay-Efe-Timothy-Cameron boot order as Lyndsay is expecting. Who knows.

6.10D SCWL 6 Episode 10 Confessionals

1) CAMERON

Wow.

I’m in the Final 8.

Is Rudez coming back for All-Stars?

Hahaha I’m just saying.

Consider her.

She’s good.

So barring Tim winning immunity, I’m set til the Final 4. And I didn’t have to turn on my alliance.

Rob actually having the idol is the best stroke of luck in the game I’ve had.

And Lyn giving the idol to Rudez is an even bigger one.

This means we can, no matter what, break the group of four.

And I won’t be blamed by the jury for not siding with Tim/Efe/Lyn.

How is it that something is going RIGHT FOR ME?!!!!!!

So we help Matt win immunity. Then us four vote for Tim.

Tim has the most past votes.

Then we pagong the other three.

Then in the Final 4 we gotta help Matt win immunity or in the Final 5 we use one of them, Matt and I, to K.O. Rob.

Then in the F4 Rob can’t play his idol and either I go into a tiebreaker with Dee or we vote out Nick.

It depends.

But my path is set.

And you know I’m excited when I’m actually showing some semblance of confidence.

It is really aggravating when you work with people who you show proof to and give a bona fide way into the final 4, as in bulletproof, and they refuse to take it because it would hurt their feelings.

Do you think the other three had any problem hurting my feelings?

Do you think they’ll have any problem with it again?

My ass is on the line. They can lose me and Rob can play his idol and tie it back up.

But their apathy and meandering could screw me or Matt.

All they have to do is protect Matt and vote Tim. But Rob, Dee, and Matt simply won’t.

They’re actively plotting against us and Nick is lying to everyone!

Why does that not consitute reason to quote unquote hurt their feelings?

I tell you this, if I get sent home because they refuse to make a move I begged them to make then I’m going to be extremely pissed.

Yeah there is

I admire your usage of Ludwig Von Koopa.

Nvm
My phone glitched
Confessional time!
This is an integral vote.
As in, if Nick doesn’t get immunity we vote him out and Rob skates straight into the final 4 with an idol.
And if Nick does
We vote Tim and beg Rob to use his idol on Matt.
And I’m starting to wonder, what if Nick won this one?

So I just “accidentally” sent Nick my answers.
Hope he gets them and pulls out a win.

Is the idol solution the Tropic of Capricorn by any chance?

I swear to god this season May as well be Survivor Cockblock.
Every time I try and do something I get cockblocked
And it’s obnoxious because if I stay with them unless I pull an idol out of my ass I’m screwed come final 4.
And Rob keeps his idol until the finals and steals a jury vote.
And I tried talking to Matt and he’s pulling the “dude I can’t even think about it” card
And it’s just like, either you’re bulls—ting me or you’re crazy for not thinking endgame.
My mind never leaves the endgame
It bugs the s— out of me because I can’t get out of this catch 22.
If I stay with them Rob keeps the idol until Final 4 and is unstoppable.
Or I flip with Lyn and I lose their jury votes for an alliance that’s more unstable.
And more importantly I could lose friends with people I’m close with.
Today especially I’m beginning to realize my place.
Matt pulled me aside and gave me a sort of lecture about me talking to Nick.
It’s like, am I just the kid everyone has to supervise?
If that’s how they perceive me then that’s not gonna win me respect
If I get to the end with Matt I’m golden. I have Rudez and Nick I think and I might have a decent shot with Dee and Rob. Maybe even Lyn and Efe and Tim.
But that’s slipping further and further away.
I neestandingstand
Need to think about my standing
Could I be f—ing up a guaranteed final 4? Maybe. But I need a guaranteed final 2.

But it’s hard to stay upset. Because I like all six of my fellow tribesmates. Efe and I are cool, Lyn I get cause we’re both going through rough times, Tim is a little boy wonder,  Matt is a freaking intelligent scrapper, Rob is badass, and Dee is just one of the best people I’ll ever know.

Even now I look at Travis being a douche to DeAnna just to be a douche and it immediately pisses me off.
Because she’s our team mom,  socially the best of all of us, and just fantastic.
If she wins I’ll be happy
But it also won’t be me
And I really want to win.

Lyn is sporting bulls— up to her ears.
God today has sucked.
First off I wake up to my true alliance accusing me of trying to f— s— up for them.
And it’s just really f—ed up.
Having to deal with Matt and DeAnna get on my case.
And then Matt and I are able to hash it out and we’re on the same page.
We decide to go for Tim.
But then Lyn randomly protects Tim.
Despite me “being in her alliance” and begging to be informed, begging not to be fourth.
If she actually needs me to get to the end, and she does
she needs to start acting like it.

I vote Nick. I tried to give you a good deal and you did nothing but toy with me. So keep laughing all the way to Ponderosa.

It’s not been addressed but there is definitely a schism within the Alamo caused by people’s own self interest.
This is mainly visible by Rob dancing around playing his idol despite me telling him honestly that Dee is gonna be targeted.
And thanks to me Dee has a vote.
Because I asked Rudez to spare me.
So I’m insisting and Rob keeps saying no without saying no
So if Dee or I go home and the entire alliance crumbles due to him
He’s gonna feel it. Hard.
In the meantime I’m gonna keep thinking it through.
God I’m turning into such a gamebot
I swear the next time there’s something funny or interesting to speak of you’ll hear it.

Holy f—.
That was insane.
I wish they’d have taken me out because what a blaze of glory that would have been.
Regardless I’m doing okay for myself.
Back on my feet you could say.
I was able to get the focus on Dee
And then get Rob to play the idol on Dee
So that they’d be cornered
Best of all the damage I expected?
Nonexistent.
Lyn and I were able to shake hands
Efe is miffed
But Tim is a fantastic sport.
Goddamn that kid is great. How many fifteen year olds can do as well as he did? He’s the best player out of all of us. I’m not gonna enjoy writing his name down.
But we are guaranteed final 5.
Possible final 4.
Just so long as one of them doesn’t win immunity
And Rob’s idol is toast, right? No matter what it’s been used?
Good god
Just how does a guy like me not end up dead yet?
Regardless!
I vote Nick. So the first time was for paranoia. This second time is for irritation. If everyone else votes DeAnna and they trigger her idol it looks like someone’s ear infection is clearing up.

I’m definitely trying to maintain my friendships with everyone. A lot of it is because of Jury Votes but it also has to do with just being good to people. I’m going through a s—ty time in my life and I don’t want to be angry with people and I also don’t want them angry with me.
And I’m at a better place in my life.
In the game at least.

But since we’re being trolls
we went into the Aspu thread saying Great Job Guys, we made Final 7!
I can’t wait to see how they react.

Even better Momma and Daddy Aspu over there took the three bad kids to task.
Whereas I was like “Well, it’s a game.”
Cause I lied my dick off to them ever since they voted for me.

2) DEANNA

Confessional #14: REASONS… BECAUSE…. REASONS!!!!

Wow. That was a doozy. I was all set to vote Nick, I was resigned to the fact that we couldn’t get Rudez that round. There was no way it was going to happen. Tim, Efe and Lyndsay were not going to let that happen.

Then Tim happened. I swear on my life I think it is because you called him out for being quiet, but that kid played more on this vote than he has the entire game. He came to me and asked if I really wanted to vote Nick. I told him honestly I wanted Rudez gone, but after Rudez Vote 1.0 was such a disaster I didn’t want to rock the boat and push for Rudez Vote 2.0 – especially not with Efe and Lyndsay so vehemently against voting for her.

Tim hatched the plan – asking if I could get Rob, Matt, and Cam to vote for Rudez. I said of course and from there he told me we couldn’t tell Efe or Lyndsay. So we kept on the path telling them it was Nick going home – and secretly the 5 of us were voting for Rudez.

Then last minute Efe comes to me yesterday and says it is fishy that no one wants to vote Rudez now. I tell him because we knew that neither him nor Lyndsay were going to go for it, so everyone is ok with Nick going. Then EFE suggests that we go after Rudez. Seriously? Efe? What the hell? If I wasn’t at work when that message came in, I would have been jumping up and down. Now I was CERTAIN we were not being played and that she was going home. So we talk to the rest and “convince” them to vote for Rudez. Everyone says they are going to “change their votes” but really, everyone had already voted for Rudez. It was f—ing beautiful.

When I read the vote I could not believe it. Seriously? Lyndsay gave Rudez the idol clue to use? I could not stop laughing. At least she made another mistake. This was going to be helpful in the future votes for sure. Lyndsay went into panic mode and basically confirmed EVERY THING I had been telling Tim for weeks. Thanks Lyndsay.

Everything was going great until Cam f—ed up and told Nick we were voting Tim this round. Seriously, TIM? I know that is what Cam wants but seriously. Tim is coming to final 5. We are not sending him home. I don’t care what Cam wants. That is not happening. Of course this got back to Tim and I spent an hour doing damage control. I really hope it worked. I kept pointing out to him I have been loyal the entire time – they were the ones who flipped on me and STILL I have been loyal.

I have even made a fake final two arrangement with Tim. It might come in handy, but it also might screw me down the line. I hope it helps me and secures him to vote with me. We need his vote.

In the meantime I am pushing hard for the Misfits to vote together. We need Nick to go home this vote. Other than my personal reasons for wanting him out of the game, it makes the most sense.

As long as things go as planned the next 4 votes should be Nick – Lyndsay – Efe – Tim.

Nick – because he is the outsider in this alliance. Lyndsay – for all her lying and plotting and scheming. Mostly, lying. Efe – for turning on me and siding with Lyndsay. For always questioning whether or not I am being truthful. I am truthful with him – 99.5% of the time. Tim – for being allowed to be turned to flipping on us. You are the last to go from the flippers because as of this moment, you have proven your worth in this game.

Then once we get to the final 4, Cam will be gone, then Matt. Then Rob & I will duke it out in the finals for the win!

Haha, will it work? I don’t know, but I am going to try my hardest to make it happen.

Confessional #15: Challenge WOES
Hats off to you Logan, this challenge was HARD. I used to do a New York Times Crossword every night at my old job, and without the internet I could get it done in 2-3 hours between customers – and that was without the internet. This though? I spent 6 straight hours of researching, screaming, a few tears and more frustration than I care to admit and I didn’t even get close.
So what happens then? We need Matt to win this challenge. It is literally our only hope. If Matt wins this challenge, then we can vote out Nick. If the rest of the Misfits won’t vote out Nick, then we agree on Cam. Rob plays the idol on Cam, sending those 4 to tribal, and Nick goes home. The other option is one I would rather not do. Matt wins immunity, and if the Misfits refuse to vote out Nick, we agree to Cam and then vote Tim. Tim has more past votes, and he would loose in the tie. I would rather not do that, but it will accomplish the same thing.
So how do I ensure that Matt wins this challenge? I am sabotaging the Misfits (minus Rob) – I actually put in answers to the puzzle which fit (well, two) that are wrong and two that I conveniently made a spelling error. This means that I will also get the challenge wrong, but if it ensures that so does the other Misfits – then perfect. I believe in Cam and Matt that they can beat Nick on this one.
The other thing it does show the Misfits is that I am loyal to them. I shared my answers with them! Tim and Efe are not going to do the challenge, and Lyndsay is going to give up soon I believe. Hopefully this shows them that I am on their side and when I say get rid of Nick, they will get rid of Nick.
Let’s hope that everything goes as planned today. Until then, DeAnna out!
PS – How is Surprise Motherf—ers NOT James Doakes, Sergeant Doakes, Sergeant J Doakes, Erik King or anything Dexter related? That was his catch phrase in the show! GAH!

Confessional #16: AHAHHHAHAHHHH!!!!
With only minutes to go until the deadline for the vote, I can’t stop thinking about how this is going to go down.
Option A: Everyone keeps their word and votes for Nick.
I wouldn’t put my money on this happening. Odds are Nick is only get 4 votes tonight.
Option B: Matt, Rob and I are voting Nick. Everyone else votes for me. With Rob playing the idol on me tonight, this would mean another tribal where those 5 have to vote each other out.
Option C: Matt, Rob, Cam and I vote Nick, the others vote Rob. We go to a tiebreaker. We try to guilt the other three into voting for Nick. If that doesn’t work, we go to a challenge and Rob schools Nick, and Nick goes home. (I’m hoping!!)
Option D: Matt, Rob, Cam and I vote Nick, and the other 4 vote Cam. Same as before with the guilt, but odds are no one is switching and Cam goes home. This is BAD news for us.
Option E: AKA Worst Case Scenario. Matt, Rob and I vote for Nick. Cam, Lyndsay, Efe, Tim and Nick vote for Rob – and Rob goes home.
There is no straight forward vote tonight and it is scaring the s— outta me. I’m hoping we were smart enough to outsmart the turncoats, but only time will tell.  This is going to be a huge turning point in the game if things go well – and I am hoping beyond hope that we managed to pull this off – or else my game, and the game of Sad Pudding is over.

Confesstional #17: <Insert Profanity Here>
Holy s—balls as my sister would say. That was f—ing beautiful. I had a feeling they were voting for me – that is why Rob was playing the idol on me and why I cast my vote telling Nick it was me or him tonight.
I was sitting there, literally shaking. Would it be me? Would this work? Did they outsmart us? No, Yes, No! After cheering with The Alamo I went to talk to the Misfits. I confronted them and well, guilted them, hard.
They kept saying it wasn’t personal, that they love me, that I am so sweet but that they had to make their move. Everything they said, I shot them down. I proved time and time again that I was loyal to the Misfits. I never went against them, not once, and everytime I stood up for them and over and over they screwed me.
They don’t know about Alamo and they don’t know about Sad Pudding so of course I played that up. Also, I was hurt. They were in an alliance with me and because one person decided to play recklessly, they went along with her. I reminded Tim how he completely destroyed his game. He said he knew but that his vote belonged to Lyndsay.
The ONLY reason they are feeling remorse is because it didn’t work. If it had worked, they would have been gloating. The Misfits chat ended with me thanking Rob for staying loyal and playing his idol on me. He reponded with “You’re welcome DeAnna. I never had any doubts.” Perfect.
Then the next stage came. The one vs one apologies. Lyndsay told she took 100% blame for her actions. My response? “Good. That is all you can do.” No hope, nothing. She is going home NEXT. Remember when I said Frenemies? Yep. Here we go.
Tim blamed everything on Lyndsay, but of course he did. I wish he would just own it. He knew this was the play from the moment the challenge was over. That is why he was magically for voting Nick all of a sudden. That put warning bells to my ears. Not to mention how quiet they got. Also with Efe “refusing to talk strategy with me” anymore. These were all great warning signs, and ones I took to heart. They played sloppily and it hurt them.
I am so so glad we didn’t have to vote Tim. I was against that vote from the beginning. I would have fought tooth and nail to save him this round and send Nick home. I am glad it went down the way it did. All in all the Aspu 7 deserved to make it here. We worked HARD. It has not been an easy road, but ultimately, I kept my word to everyone and got them here.
So now we move to the next stage. Rob and I are contemplating making the Turncoats (my new name for Lyndsay-Efe-Tim) duke it out for 5th place beteen themselves, but we have mostly decided on Efe. He has played a poor game, been a follower and has not done anything to really further himself. He does poorly in challenges and if that continues, it will make it easier for The Alamo and Sad Pudding to finish out this game as we imagined.
I hope you have been enjoying the show, Logan. From here it has been damn entertaining and I can only imagine from your point of view how this is playing out. There is a lot of game left to play still, and hopefully we will keep you entertained our ever amazing host.

PS – I know I can’t vote, but here goes.
Vote: Nick
Reason: Justice.

3) EFE

Confession: We made a huge mistake and I hate to say that but I knew it, I told it to my alliance and pushed them for voting Cam. Now they realized that we are in the bottom once again. We left a premium spot and throw ourselves to bottom. Guess we have to reach to finals in harder way but we still have a chance. There are few things bugs me in this game 1- DeAnne should really stop treating like I am mentally disabled. We were talking about who got the real idol after Rudez OBVIOUSLY pointed out Rob. And she said that marc might found it!! Really?! Guy who is the second boot, got the HII. Also whenever I tell her sth. she directly goes and tell Rob, cam and Matt. She started to disturb me 2- Matt and Cam love to play detective role. I would say matt is sherlock and Cam is watson. They are so annoying, after Rudez’s final post in the main group they question us about how Rudez got the idol code. They blamed me and Tim for giving it to rudez. Seriously!? I think they have much more important information in that text like rob having idol yet no one questions him. Idiotic!

Plus I hate Matt complaining about everything

4) LYNDSAY

assuming the vote goes to a tie, I know we revote and it it stays the same, whoever has the most votes cast goes home…

If you had votes against you, but used an idol, will those count?

And for the gambler, I can predict four people who will beat me?

ME: When a TC becomes null and void because of an idol, those votes do not count against someone’s Past Votes total. No, the votes being put onto SuLa do not count as past votes.

ME: If you mess up the number or who beat you, you will not receive immunity.

The number? Don’t I just name four people and if they beat me, I get immunity too?

Okay, so for example, if I said cam, Matt, rob or Deanna will beat me, and one does, I get immunity, but I name those same names and nick beats me, I get nothing, right?

Okay

Choices!

I just wanna say that I’m officially using the gambler for this IC. My picks to beat me are Cam, Matt, Rob and DeAnna

Actually, I want to swap out Deanna with nick in my votes to beat me

If I wanna give immunity to somebody, how would I go about doing it?

ME: You can announce it here or in this thread. Once you do the voting deadline is extended to give everyone a chance to potentially change their vote.

Oh… for hw long?

ME: Probably just under 24 hours.

Interesting… Interesting… choices…. choices…

ME: If you are to do so, you only have a few hours left to make that decision.

And just to confirm, if a tie occurs, 4v4, we revote… and if the same thing happens, 4v4 for the same people, whoever has the most previous votes goes home… right?

ME: Correct.

*the most votes out of those two players

Voting out Rudez was the stupidest thing I could have ever done…

ME: Yes, not out of all eight remaining lol.

I’m relying on ties here…. do you know how scary that is? My best plan relies on ties
*sigh*

“Hey peeps! I figured I’d be super pumped after winning/gambling my very first immunity of the season, but I did super s—ty in the challenge, and I ACTUALLY had the time to participate in it. Tim didn’t, and I feel really bad that he’s at such a disadvantage with his TZ and the fact that he’s on holiday. Plus, it’s no lie that I love the guy to death so.. I kinda wanna share my glory with him.. in exchange for him to send me his sunny weather instead of this horrible winter storm I’m expecting. Anyway, I would officially like to give my immunity to Tim!

I may very well turn out to be the Erik of your games…

ME: That’s your decision?

Yeah, stupid… I know, but if my plan works, I’ll be in good standing again.

ME: Feel free to post that in TC thread if you wish to do so.

Okay

5) MATT

Confessional: Everything catches up.

It’s funny, really. In a game where we’re all stuck in the web of lies we weave, people are still honestly surprised when something they say or do catches up with them. Some folks trust each other implicitly. For this, our first ORG, Sad Pudding is like that. But make no mistake, it won’t be like that our next ORG. We’re too honest of players to pull this shenanigans EVERY game, we’ll never get to play in another ORG otherwise. So you pick and choose your alliances and hope for the best. But everything catches up, everything.

Take Rudez, please! Haha, but seriously. Take Rudez for example. This is a very crafty, very smart girl. But with that intelligence came hubris. She was pretty sure her alliance was solid, and that the people around her would stick by her but she was an outsider and didn’t think that there was far more going on beneath the surface of Aspu, Sad Pudding aside. Everyone talks. Everyone. So when she tells Rob that she can see a final 2 between them, that’s going to get told to the three members of Aspu she had flipped. Nothing is safe in this game and we all make our own beds.

So now we’re dealing with Lyndsay. This is a girl that needs to be taken out of her misery. Her lies have caught up with her, her broken allegiances and betrayals come home to roost. She’s scrambling, desperately trying to find a semblance of stability in Aspu to cling to. The Misfits, the alliance De and Rob started, is her only home left in the game yet she fully admitted to having a final 2 deal with Rudez, who was decidedly outside the Misfits. This catches up. Everything catches up.

I’m taking a round off, essentially. Hopefully I win immunity again but my part in this game feels like it’s slowed a bit. I don’t need to be aggressive or super strategic. I just need to be a vote to ensure Sad Pudding makes it to the final 3. At this point we have a pretty clear path. There will be some slip-ups here and there, and Cam will have to be dealt with eventually, but for now things feel okay. I need to solve that ridiculous hidden idol puzzle one of these days. Maybe I can busy myself with that until the challenge tomorrow.

Much like the word puzzle, there are words/phrases that fit these clues that might not be what you intended. Are you going to give credit if the answer makes logical sense given the clue?

I mean I understand this challenge is supposed to be brutally hard, and I love it for the record, but I’m definitely finding creative answers to some that I don’t know if you would accept or not. They make sense to me, and they’re not a stretch by any means, but I’m not a mindreader so I don’t know if they’re what you’re looking for or not.

You just have so few intersections that I can only work off the one, sometimes two intersections which opens these up to massive interpretation.

CLARIFICATION: What the hell is your profession?!

ME: What does my profession have to do with anything?

tiebreaker #1!

ME: My occupation has nothing to do with this challenge.

Ohhh…. hahaha. I just realized what you meant.

Hey Logan, great challenge again. Lots of fun. So if/when Lyndsay transfers her immunity to either Nick or Tim, I want to be sure we’ll have time to change our votes. With an idol I understand we can’t, as that happens after votes have been cast both here and on the show. But immunity is transferred before votes on the show, so I hope you’ll reflect that and not treat it like a second idol, just without the second tribal mechanism.

ME: If immunity is transferred, I would give plenty of time for everyone to potentially switch their votes. Granted the only time has given up individual immunity to someone else is when Cam gave immunity to you.

It will be happening again, we’re pretty sure. Lyndsay player her gambler purposely to get immunity to switch it to, we believe, Nick.

Mini Confessional Time: We’re voting out Tim tomorrow. We can’t trust him, he counts as a vote against The Alamo (Sad Pudding + Cam) and he has the most votes against him, so he’ll lose in any tiebreaker other than against me. I’ll keep winning immunity, we hope, so that won’t be a problem. We can’t rely on Nick going home so Tim is our choice. We’re pushing a Nick vote amongst The Misfits and I’m talking to Nick about how him going home is set in stone, so hopefully Lyndsay either holds onto her immunity or gives it to Nick. Just not Tim. Anyone but Tim.
If Tim gets immunity, we’ll have to think fast but it will likely be voting out Nick and playing the idol on De. Let’s hope it doesn’t come to that.

6) NICKOLAS

Confessional: UHHHHG NOOOOOO RUDEZ

My last ally in this game is f—ing gone! Now I am just going to try to stir s— up and hope I can find a way to keep going in this game.

Efe/Lynds/Tim are soo stupid. How are you actually going to believe that an alliance that was made up on day 1 or before that has an ex boyfriend and girlfriend in it is going to take you over eachother?

Yall are fools. fools fools fools fools.

Now I just try to get them to see that they f—ed up and they are obviously going to be next since there is only 3 of them. I already got Cameron to tell me the next target would be Tim and then spread the word .

I think I finally have Lynds convinced that she isn’t going to be getting any better than f5 if she doesn’t make a game move this next vote. What we are hoping for is that Tim can pull out an immunity win. If that happens all we need to do is tie the vote with them and then tie again in the revote. Efe/Lynds and I all have 0 votes against us. Cameron has 1 past vote and Matt has 3 past votes. Tim has 3 past votes too so if Tim/Matt tie it goes to a challenge and we all know that Tim is a failure at anything challengey. Seriously dude wtf?

Thats all for now. I am still in shock at these morons I am playing this game with… GET YOUR DAMN HEADS IN THE GAME.

nevermind its official they are idiots.

Does everything I say here go to confessionals? lol

It wouldn’t let me type my answers into the puzzle idk why I tried on google docs and word

7) ROB

Confessional: It’s just a f—ing stick! Holy crap that was an intense round! It was some of my finer work, I must say. We got the other Aspu members back on board with us, and we saw where loyalties actually stand! So much for Lyndsay being a part of any final plans for us. You mess with the sad pudding, you get the spoon.

I cannot WAIT to see the write up for this season.

If this were an actual survivor show, this episode would be the one everyone talks about, and that CBS spoils with a promo…lol

I just realized I’ve had my “f—ing stick” quote wrong for a while now. Please change it to “It’s a f—ing stick” I don’t know where I got the “just” part from.

This crossword puzzle is effing insane. You’ve outdone yourself this time, Logan!

Did you make this puzzle?

ME: Yep.

And how the hell do you expect us to know what your profession is?
Would you tell me if I asked?

ME: Huh?

For Tiebreaker #1

ME: Oh, I see what you mean. lol

Sorry, occupation

But seriously, how would we know that

ME: My occupation has nothing to do with this challenge.

TIEBREAKER #1: Take one letter from each of the nineteen answers to create the name and occupation of the person who made the crossword puzzle. Indicate which letter you are using from each word.
Are you talking about me and my occupation?
Or you and yours?
since you made the crossword puzzle.
Or are you talking about the guy that invented the crossword puzzle
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Confessional: how the f— do you like that s—? In your face Lyndsay. I’m so done with her crap I can’t help but laugh. You mess with the pudding, you get the spoon.
Also, thanks for accepting the idol. I wasn’t sure if I got it on time thanks to my damn phone. Its a good thing too or else Deanna would be gone

Also, when doing your season recap, could you use this picture for when I played the idol on DeAnna?

8) TIMOTHY

No confessionals from Tim once again. :/

6.10E SCWL 6 Episode 10 Tribal Council

TRIBAL COUNCIL #10

(CAMERON)-(DEANNA)-(EFE)-(*LYNDSAY*)-(*MATT*)-(NICKOLAS)-(ROB)-(TIMOTHY)
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(adam)-(WARREN)-(MARC)-(LARRY)-(WILLIAM)-(MOISES)-(ANGEL)-(TRAVIS)-(COREY)-(RUDEZ)

Whoever receives the second highest number of votes receives two clues for the final idol.

You must answer your questions for your vote to count.

You must vote by 11:00pm eastern Saturday.

Sonic the Hedgehog 2 Oil Ocean Zone

CAMERON,

1. Look at that line of names below the X’s. The mutiny took place after Marc was booted from Aspu. Since then only Nlad and SuLa members have been eliminated. Why has Aspu done so well all season long?

I think a lot of it is willingness to play as a team. Naturally Survivor is a selfish game but people on Aspu weren’t focused on big moves and being big stars. We wanted to get through and get as far as we could together. We faltered a couple times namely around the early merge but the important thing is that Aspu will be deciding the winner and we would like that to be one of their own. It’s nothing against Nick because I’ve worked with him and he and Rudez were the only two people who gave two s—s about playing. But it’s a numbers game. It’d be stupid for us to go against that now just for all star points and fan favorite.

2. Not only is Matt immune, but Lyndsay is too. Does that change everyone’s approach to TC, or is it just one other person who happens to be immune?

All I know is I don’t have it.

DEANNA,

1. It looks so easy on paper. Just write down N-I-C-K and Aspu finishes in the top seven together. What makes you have second thoughts about voting out Nickolas?

Really, I don’t have second thoughts about writing Nick. No disrespect for him, but 7 people gave their word that we were going to the final 7. I would like to see that happen. In a game of lying, backstabbing and betrayal it would be wonderful to see a group of people work together to reach a common goal. It is a shame that Nick is not included in that, but as he mentioned earlier, Adam really screwed up his game in the beginning which is why he was sent to SuLa.

2. Do you think people are already assessing where they fit within the seven-person Aspu dynamic?

Oh, definitely. I think this last challenge was very telling about who was on the top – and bottom – of the alliance. I’m sure others are assessing their positions as well. Someone will be the first to go from the Aspu alliance, but I can guarantee that whoever it is will not see it coming. If it is me, I wouldn’t be surprised at all. Hurt, yes. Surprised, no.

EFE,

1. What is it like to be in a round where somebody is the obvious outsider? Does it make you that much more uneasy because it seems equally obvious to not vote out the outsider for that very reason?

There will be always outsiders in this game. If we vote outsider out, some people gonna be the new outsiders. You have to foresee what’s gonna happen next

2. You tied for the lowest score in this round’s challenge. How do you define your chances to win a challenge in the future?

I really suck at these challenges, they are very time consuming and being a native always has advantage. I will try my best in the future but I don’t think I have a chance to win.

LYNDSAY,

1. You had The Gambler since the beginning. This round you come out of nowhere and use it. Not only that but you succeed with The Gambler. How come were you able to succeed?

Well, it’s not a secret that Matt, Rob and Cam tend to do very well in challenges. I was positive all of them would beat me. I know Tim is on holiday, and Efe struggles with challenges. It was a toss-up between DeAnna and Nick, but this was a life or death IC for Nick, so I figured last second that he’d probably work his ass off, while I knew that DeAnna was struggling. SO happy I changed my mind last second or it would have all been I vain. I always knew I had this in the back of my mind, but I reread everything the other night and misunderstood when the last time I could use it was. It said I could use it up to the F7, so I thought that meant the IC to become F7, not the IC AT F7. Oh well, it’s a great thing to have and I don’t regret using it!

2. What was the intention behind using it? Do you think a chance of earning immunity is just too valuable to pass up at this point?

Of course! One would only use this TO gain immunity. Wasting a gift like this would just be stupid. I wanted immunity, but I felt bad because I know Tim feels horrible for not being able to participate as much as the others, and I trust the people I’m aligned with, so… I figured giving it up to Tim, somebody who might not be able to win another challenges because he’s on holiday, would be worth it. If there’s a secret plot to get me out… well, I’ll feel stupid, but whatever… I’ll be this season’s “Erik” and I’m okay with that.

MATT,

1. If things go as they look on paper, Nickolas will be the second member of the jury. Do you think people are treating Nickolas differently this round just to earn his jury vote at the end of the game?

I think this is a better question for Nick! But you asked me, so I’ll say I’m willing to bet Nick is definitely hearing from new voices this round because of his jury vote. He’s been relatively quiet game-wise most of the game so people are likely very interested in what he’s thinking.

2. You come away with another individual win. Do you believe you are the strongest player when it comes to challenges this season?

I think I am A strong player when it comes to challenges. Strongest is going too far, because there are lots of factors that go into your challenges. I’m analytical and good with processing data and logic flows, but when it comes to sheer luck I’d say I’m woefully unprepared. I think everyone has their strengths for challenges and as long as they put in the effort, they can win.

NICKOLAS,

1. You have been in the minority for virtually the whole season. Minority when it came to tribe numbers, and since the merge you seem to be in the minority when it comes to casting votes. Why has it been such a struggle for you to get your footing in this game?

There has been a big alliance of 7 people at least since the merge. They decided they were going to stick together and with 7 people at merge time that meant they had the majority. It was easy for them just to pick off the people that weren’t in the alliance and they didn’t need my vote to do it.

2. Why would it make sense for this group to keep you tonight?

It has been very frustrating. Every single time I think something good might happen a curve ball is always thrown my way. Starting with being voted to the reject tribe and now ending here at this TC. I feel like I never really had a chance in this game but I still tried my hardest to stay strong and do the best that I could with what I had.

3. And if they don’t. . .how do you think people might regret that decision down the road?

In my mind it would make sense to me because after this vote all of them are going to have to turn on each other. It could be 4vs3 or 5vs2 or even 2vs3vs2, Why not start a round earlier and give the people that you aren’t going to back stab a better chance by trying to get my vote. I think some people are going to feel really stupid when they ended up getting voted out right after me when they could have used me as a number and possibly gained the numbers they needed to make it further in the game.

4. And if they don’t. . .how do you think people might regret that decision down the road?

Oops, I should have read this first. I think the first person voted out after me is going to regret it. They should really think about what happens after I am voted out.

NICK: I take that back my bad luck started before the reject tribe. It started because Adam is a dumb f—. F— that dude.

CAM: F—in amen.

ROB,

1. What do you think is the biggest goal for everyone at this point? Is a ticket to the Final Four what people seek? Or are people wanting to lock down a Final Two spot right now?

The biggest goal for everyone right now is to win, obviously! I think everyone’s just taking it one step at a time, it’s really early to pick a final 2. This game is so unpredictable that a final two or even a final four might not be what you want it to be or what you’re expecting it to be.

2. If Nickolas goes, Aspu will indeed be in the top seven together. However, six of the seven will be declared losers by the end of the season. Up to this point you guys win and win and win as a team. Is it possible to really win as a team or will six of the seven of you feel like losers at the end of the game?

I definitely think it would be a huge feat if the 7 Aspu made the final 7. Up to this point we have played and won as a team, and it would be awesome to have the winner of SCWL6 be from Aspu. Whoever doesn’t win should feel proud of getting to the jury and for getting as far as they do.

TIMOTHY,

1. The largest early alliance to make it to the end of SCWL is a 5-person alliance. Seven person alliances are very rare on Survivor, in fact they pretty much never happen. Why has a seven-person alliance made sense to Aspu?

The seven-person alliance formed through Aspu. So we all just worked as one big team. I think we were and are very unified group and it has fortunately stuck until at least now.

2. If Nickolas stays, it means there has been a betrayal. But that has to happen starting next round even if Nickolas goes. How do you think this group will handle betraying someone every single round until the very end? Will Nickolas and Rudez suddenly look like the only two who lose with grace?

I think we all know it’s part of the game and that if we were lucky enough to all make final 7 that we would then play with no hard feelings and understand we didn’t do anything hurt anyone.

Okay. When you vote please do so in the following format:

VOTE: (Logan)
REASON: Two across. A 22-year-old punk who is a jerk to us and thinks his lame jokes are ten times funnier than they really are. About to have his torch snuffed.

Okay. Matt and Lyndsay are both immune. For now, you cannot vote for Matt or Lyndsay. Everyone else is fair game. Between now and 11:00pm eastern Saturday, it is time to vote. Awkcy tribe, you’re up.

LYNDSAY: Hey peeps! I figured I’d be super pumped after winning/gambling my very first immunity of the season, but I did super s—ty in the challenge, and I ACTUALLY had the time to participate in it. Tim didn’t, and I feel really bad that he’s at such a disadvantage with his TZ and the fact that he’s on holiday. Plus, it’s no lie that I love the guy to death so.. I kinda wanna share my glory with him.. in exchange for him to send me his sunny weather instead of this horrible winter storm I’m expecting. Anyway, I would officially like to give my immunity to Tim!

(CAMERON)-(DEANNA)-(EFE)-(*LYNDSAY*)-(*MATT*)-(NICKOLAS)-(ROB)-(TIMOTHY)

(CAMERON)-(DEANNA)-(EFE)-(LYNDSAY)-(*MATT*)-(NICKOLAS)-(ROB)-(*TIMOTHY*)

Lyndsay has officially given up immunity.

Timothy, who finished 6th in this challenge. . .you are now safe from the vote.

Okay. This is a series first–somebody giving up the talisman during Tribal Council.

Matt is safe. Timothy is safe. The voting deadline is extended to 5:00pm eastern Sunday. Everybody else, including Lyndsay, is now vulnerable. This series never stops with the surprises.

Between now and 5:00pm eastern Sunday, it is time to (possibly change your) vote. Awkcy tribe, you’re up.

LYNDSAY: Yikes, making me nervous with the whole speech!

TIMOTHY: …thanks lyndsay 😀

LYNDSAY: No problem, Tim! I hope maybe one day the pleasure can be returned

CAMERON: Hey Logan, for the jury, how do they “attend” the Tribals?

TC VOTING

Death Egg Zone

CAMERON,

I vote Nick. I tried to give you a good deal and you did nothing but toy with me. So keep laughing all the way to Ponderosa.

DEANNA,

Vote: Nick

Reason: It is your time to go. You will vote for me. I will vote for you. Hopefully it is me who comes out victorious tonight.

EFE,

Vote:deanne

Reason: At this point in the game I am in a mood like whatever happens I am ok with it. I love DeAnne she is so sweet and nice. Probably the best personality I get to know in this game. Sadly, I guess we can’t trust each other fully. Like I know that when we talk we are always good and sincere but I am always feeling that we are not that close. She obv. closer to Rob and Matt. This is the hardest vote for me, yet strategically I shouldn’t hesitate. You are a great player and strategist. Hope you understand. Love you

LYNDSAY,

voting for deanna

MATT,

VOTE: (TIM)

REASON: Sometimes moves have to be made, not because it’s WHO you’re voting off, but what that person represents. This is a bit of both, but it’s not personal.

Orrrrrrr not haha. As predicted, tho.

VOTE: (NICK)

REASON: I just checked my watch and it’s time for you to go.

I AM PLAYING AN IDOL: ***\\****THE FREAKING IDOL****\\*** and protecting Rob.

CONFESSION TIME: Yes Logan, I know it’s not the real code. But I’m pretending like I think it’s real for plausible deniability. So I’ll pretend to be shocked and dismayed when it doesn’t work.

NICK,

Vote: Deanna Reason: I am told this is how I survive the week. If not I at least tried.

ROB,

VOTE: Tim. Reason: I really dont want to have to do this, because of everyone left, I really like Tim. The only reason this is happening is because we cannot trust the other Aspu members to not vote for myself, cam, or Deanna. They’ve turned before, and I have a sinking feeling that they’re going to do it again. Tims the only one with past votes, so he’s the only one we can vote out in case they vote one of us. So sorry, Tim.

Never mind. Dodged that bullet.

Vote: Nick Reason: he’s the only option at this point. Lyndsay is stupid for giving up immunity, but we really need to at least keep our word to the Aspu 7.

I also want to play the Aspu idol on DeAnna tonight. ***\\****THE FREAKIN IDOL****\\***

NOTE: dont reveal this part to everyone, but I believe Matt is playing a fake one where he’s adding a “g” to the end of freakin, so just make sure you know I’m playing the real one.

TIMOTHY,

vote: deanna. reason: time to make a move. but wish it wasn’t you

TC VOTE REVEAL

Sonic 2 – Final Boss

If anybody has played a hidden immunity idol, now would be the time I would reveal it.
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MATT: I AM PLAYING AN IDOL: ***\\****THE FREAKING IDOL****\\*** and protecting Rob.
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The rules of my Survivor state that if an idol is played, and that person receives the highest number of votes, or eliminated after all ties have been broken, that person is now immune. The alliance who voted for that person head to a new TC and vote out one of their own.
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ROB: I also want to play the Aspu idol on DeAnna tonight. ***\\****THE FREAKIN IDOL****\\***
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The rules of my Survivor state–oh, I just said all of that.
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This is indeed a hidden individual immunity idol. If DeAnna receives the highest number of votes, or eliminated after all ties have been broken, the idol will activate.
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FIRST VOTE:
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One vote Nick.
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SECOND VOTE:
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Two votes Nick.
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THIRD VOTE:
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Three votes Nick.
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NEXT VOTE:
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FIFTH VOTE:
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Four votes Nick, one vote DeAnna.
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SIXTH VOTE:
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Four votes Nick, two votes DeAnna.
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NEXT VOTE:
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Four votes Nick, three votes DeAnna.
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FINAL VOTE:
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And so we’re tied. Four votes Nick, four votes DeAnna.
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Okay. This is our first post-merge tie in four seasons. In fact, the F4 of SCWL 2 was the only time there was a tie vote post-merge.

So this is indeed the first tie vote where an idol has been played in series history.

We will re-vote. DeAnna and Nick, you will not vote. The other six of you will.

If DeAnna receives the highest number of votes–the idol activates. Anybody who voted for DeAnna in the re-vote will stay behind for a new TC with Nick.

If we are deadlocked, we go to past votes. If DeAnna has the highest number of past votes, the idol activates. Anybody who voted for DeAnna in the re-vote will stay behind for a new TC with Nick.

If Nick receives the highest number of votes or loses the deadlock tiebreaker–he is out of the game, and DeAnna’s idol is wasted.
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It would not be SCWL 6 without a highly irregular Tribal Council. DeAnna and Nick will not vote. Everyone else must vote for DeAnna or Nick. Between now and 2:00pm eastern Monday, it is time to re-vote. The six of you are up.

CAMERON: Holy f— guys. An hour later and I’m still buzzing. I almost feel bad that we cockblocked that.

LYNDSAY: :p

MATT: Almost.

CAMERON: Yes that is the key word.

LYNDSAY: OMg, you guys are SO predictable 🙂 So glad some things never change ❤

CAMERON: Same!

CAMERON: I wonder if the viewers would get tired of the strange little love fest. “Just call her a bitch already!”

MATT: Cam, stop being such a bitch.

MATT: And I think calling Cam and me predictable might be the single most ironic statement to be made this entire season.

LYNDSAY: F— YOU ALL, YOU F—ING BASTARDS!!!! I HOPE YOU ALL DIE SLOW AND PAINFUL DEATHS! THIS GAME RUINED MY LIFE! I’M SO CONSUMED BY EVERYONE HERE, I JUST CAN’T POSSIBLY GO ON WITHOUT YOU!

LYNDSAY: Lol, you think?

LYNDSAY: I just meant.. you guys talking out in the public about things. I mean, you’ve done it every single round pretty much.. I was actually waiting to see how long it’d take you

CAMERON: Well it’s actually kind of fun. But seriously. We’re cool.

LYNDSAY: Please… don’t think I’m serious here

LYNDSAY: F— YOU ALLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL

MATT: We announce our plans in advance so no one can claim to be surprised. We said we were voting Nick. We voted Nick. We’re being as honest and straightforward as possible.

LYNDSAY: I know, nobody is saying you’re not. Me on the other hand…

CAMERON: Amen. Holy shiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii– gurrrrrl you cray cray

EDITOR’S NOTE: Is anybody else thinking of Senator Davis from The Wire right now?

LYNDSAY: I know… I’ve lost it

ROB: Matt, it’s a f—ing stick.

MATT: But it has a face on it!

ROB: I put it there. I had the real one.

MATT: Hashtag Idol Bandit

ROB: I wrapped it in a napkin and everything.

MATT: I was wondering why it was wrapped in a Burger King napkin.

MATT: And smelled like lobster.

ROB: I stopped on the way home from work, and got a lobster roll, and I figured it’d be a good way to deter anyone from the scent of the fake idol, which was a slim Jim that I carved a face into.

CAMERON: Cause Rob is the Cream of the Crop.

CAMERON: God I pride myself on my Macho Man impression. If only I waas in person.

NICKOLAS: I love you all.

TC VOTING AGAIN

CAMERON,

I vote Nick. So the first time was for paranoia. This second time is for irritation. If everyone else votes DeAnna and they trigger her idol it looks like someone’s ear infection is clearing up.

DEANNA,

Vote: Nick Reason: Justice.

EFE,

Vote: Nick

reason:I have to vote you

LYNDSAY,

voting nick

MATT,

Oh, and my re-vote. With no surprise I am RE-voting:

VOTE: (NICK)

REASON: You’re a resilient sort, it takes two stomps to get ya.

ROB,

Vote: Nick. Again. Reason: Same as last time. Sorry Nick, but you’ve had your game screwed up by Adam, then Rudez, and now Lyndsay. This game is just not for you!

TIMOTHY,

vote: nick.

TC VOTE REVEAL

Okay. Once the votes are read the decision is final and the person voted out will be removed from the group almost immediately.
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I’ll read the votes.
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FIRST VOTE:
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(Nick)
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One vote Nick.
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SECOND VOTE:
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Two votes Nick.
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THIRD VOTE:
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Three votes Nick.
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NEXT VOTE:
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Tenth person voted out of this game and the second member of our jury:
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Nick, the tribe has spoken.
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It’s time for you to go.

NICKOLAS: bye guys ❤

MATT: GG Nick, you did well. 🙂

LYNDSAY: Warm up a seat for my in Ponderosa ❤

NICKOLAS: Thanks 🙂 . Good luck to you all.

CAMERON: Good fight brotha.

EFE: I wonder If there is a chat group called ponderosa, If not you guys should creat it

And another crazy round of SCWL 6 is in the books.

But somehow through the chaos and craziness, the Aspu Seven are the last seven people standing. Never before has such a large pre-merge team alliance survive to the very end. Over the past eight eliminations, you have taken out every single person from SuLa and Nlad one by one by one.

(I feel bad for Marc.)

And now the game changes for the rest of the season. The team mentality is now gone. Nowhere left to hide. If you have been coasting for the past 45 days, now is the time to start playing. This is the final stretch, guys. Only Aspu remains, but five more of you must bite the dust before the end.

And it is going to be a lot of fun to see this all go down. Good luck in the final phase of this game.

CAM: I’m glad you’re gonna enjoy our self destruction. Sadistic bastard.

LYNDSAY: FYI, the first three votes will be Lyndsay, followed by Efe, followed by Tim…. a know, so… be prepared…

CAM: LYNDSEYYYYYYYYY you’re ruining Logan’s fun

LYNDSAY: What? Being honest with him? Gotta be honest to SOMEONE 😛

LYNDSAY: Not like this wasn’t the plan ANYWAY, but.. figured I’d just let it alllll out there….

MATT: You haven’t so far, why start now?

LYNDSAY: Oh, sorry.. I forgot… I’m in a tribe full of people who’ve never told a lie in this game… I’m SO sorry! These things slip my simply mind.

MATT: Therein lies the discrepancy. Being truthful versus being honest. Part of this game is lying but you should own up to the moves you make. That’s part of being honest. I’m not always truthful but I am always honest about the things I do. You make excuse after excuse and try and play coy, as if we’re too dumb to see through it. Own up to your shenanigans, you might have more fun that way. 🙂

LYNDSAY: I thought I did own up to them… ya know, the whole Rudez deal… oh well, who says I’m not having fun?

MATT: Lyndsay, when I asked why you gave Tim immunity the correct answer should’ve been, “because Nick and we think you four are voting for him so we want to protect him” and not “because I want to share in the glory of immunity.” We knew you were going to do it before you even did it, let alone were fooled by your excuses when you finally got around to it. Own up to your moves, it’s not cute when you lie. You get called on your shenanigans and THEN own up to it. That’s not being honest. But you know? It’s irrelephant now.

LYNDSAY: exactly… irrelevant. besides, when I told Cam the truth, I just assumed it all got to you anyway.

MATT: You told Cam you were blindsiding Rob.

MATT: That’s how we knew to protect De.

ROB: Thanks, buttheads 😦

MATT: Glass pane.

LYNDSAY: I know… well, can’t blame a girl for trying 😛

ROB: Yes I can. BLAME BLAME BLAME GRRRRR

MATT: Remind me to put that phrase on the vote next round.

LYNDSAY: Go right ahead 😀

CAM: I can’t blame you any more for trying than you can blame me for totally not buying your bulls—.

6.10F SCWL 6 Episode 10 Fantasy Pool

BRIAN WHITEHEAD:
1. Rob Brodeur [Awkcy]
2. Deanna Bastin [Awkcy]
3. Lyndsay Sherry [Awkcy]
4. Matt Wolff [Awkcy]
5. Cameron Johnson [Awkcy]
6. Timothy Zahra [Awkcy]
7. Efe Karanisoglu [Awkcy]
8. Nickolas DiVerdi [Awkcy]

DAVID RACINE:
1. Deanna Bastin [Awkcy]
2. Efe Karanisoglu [Awkcy]
3. Lyndsay Sherry [Awkcy]
4. Rob Brodeur [Awkcy]
5. Timothy Zahra [Awkcy]
6. Cameron Johnson [Awkcy]
7. Nickolas DiVerdi [Awkcy]
8. Matt Wolff [Awkcy]

JESSICA FREY:
1. Nickolas DiVerdi [Awkcy]
2. Lyndsay Sherry [Awkcy]
3. Deanna Bastin [Awkcy]
4. Efe Karanisoglu [Awkcy]
5. Timothy Zahra [Awkcy]
6. Rob Brodeur [Awkcy]
7. Cameron Johnson [Awkcy]
8. Matt Wolff [Awkcy]

LISTER POTTER III:
1. Timothy Zahra [Awkcy]
2. Efe Karanisoglu [Awkcy]
3. Lyndsay Sherry [Awkcy]
4. Matt Wolff [Awkcy]
5. Nickolas DiVerdi [Awkcy]
6. Rob Brodeur [Awkcy]
7. Cameron Johnson [Awkcy]
8. Deanna Bastin [Awkcy]

18th – Adam Kolodny [QUIT] – MICHELLE PEARCE-DENOVAN

17th – Warren Adams [Nlad] – LISTER POTTER III

16th – Marc Oriol [Aspu] – MICHELLE PEARCE-DENOVAN [2nd Pick]

—MUTINY OFFER—

15th – Larry Chip Childress [SuLa]

14th – William Cook [Nlad]

13th – Moises Moreno [Nlad]

12th – Angel Candelas [Nlad] – AMANDA ALDRIDGE

—MERGE—

11th – Travis Rindler [Awkcy] – MORAY JAMES

10th – Corey Altiere [Awkcy] – TYLER JAMES LINDER

—JURY—

9th – Rudez Merks [Awkcy] – AMANDA ALDRIDGE [2nd Pick]

8th – Nickolas DiVerdi [Awkcy] – DAVID RACINE

6.10G SCWL 6 Episode 10 Boot List

07: LYNDSAY
06: EFE
05: CAMERON
04: TIMOTHY
03: DEANNA
02: MATT
01: ROB

6.10H Next Time on SCWL. . .

– Over the past ten rounds, all ten players from Nlad and SuLa have been eliminated. All that remains is the Aspu Seven.

– With Sad Pudding on one side and Lyndsay, Efe, and Timothy on the other, everyone is banking on the support of the wildcard to create a majority.

– Who will be the first to fall from Aspu? Stay tuned for the next episode of SCWL 6!

6.10I SCWL 6 Episode 10 Exit Interview

1) This is a question I have asked pretty much everyone, so let’s start off with that. . .how long before Adam approached you after the cast was released?

My first message from Adam was 11/7, 11:04pm CST

2) Adam picked you to be on the tribe. After that you chose Larry. Knowing Adam’s reputation even by Opening Day, I am assuming you expected this to play against you?

I didn’t actually. I was very low on the picking list so I figured nobody would make a big deal of it since he had to pick SOMEONE.

3) This may be forgotten from the opening round, but you were involved in an ugly fight with Matt, DeAnna, and Rob. It was proof of a relationship between Matt and DeAnna. Aspu was heavily against your decision to reveal that pre-game bond. They said it was a breach of privacy. You along with many prestigious alumni thought it was fair game in the form of strategy, and because other players could access it on their own. What is your side of the story?

My side of the story is that I went to the Matts page and I saw a comment and picture of Deanna. If they didn’t want it to be used against them they should have made sure that it wasn’t there for my eyes to see. I got yelled at and everything else from Deanna and matt about how it was wrong blah blah blah. I guess she wanted her random picture of her sitting on a statue or whatever to stay private? I still don’t fully understand because the story I got from it just didn’t add up. Supposedly I put her life in danger by putting her life out there? All I know is that alumni had message me and told me that she is a bulls— liar and a victim player linking me to her PUBLIC TWITTER ACCOUNT WITH HER REAL NAME. Then Matt was threatening me with police? What a f—ing joke. Those 2 are the most disrespectful low life humans I have ever played this game with.

4) You were the second person voted onto SuLa from Aspu. What would have happened if you stayed on Aspu? It seems like surviving even just one TC would have been impossible for you.

If I had stayed on Aspu Marc would have been sent to SuLa instead and I would have been the first one voted out of their tribe. At that point in the game Rob/Deanna/Lynds/Efe/Tim were solid allies. Due to lies that Adam had made there would have been no chance of my survival on Aspu.

5) You get to SuLa where you seemed to work fine with Rudez, Cameron, Corey, and Larry. It appeared like you guys never fought, even with Rudez and Cameron being on Matt and DeAnna’s side during the fight. How come SuLa was able to get along while the other two tribes were in chaos?

SuLa was able to get along because we all were level headed enough to know that we had to get along. If we weren’t getting along that just adds one more thing that we have to worry about. Instead we took all of that energy and used it on focusing on challenges and working together.

6) It seemed like in the first three rounds that you, Corey, and Larry would have taken out Rudez or Cameron if you had lost a challenge. Is that true? Especially if Larry was active?

If Larry was active I would have campaigned hard for Cameron to get voted out, and then Corey. I was pissed off when Corey got there because Travis messaged me and started trying to tell me what to do and that didn’t set right with me. Luckily, Larry was inactive and asked to be voted out so it never came down to us having to decide that.

7) What was interesting about the SuLa idol is that you, Corey, and Larry gave up your clues to Cameron and Rudez. Why were you willing to trust Rudez or Cam with an idol?

You can get trust unless you give trust in this game. I think that was the main thought behind all of that. Give your idol clues to someone and they at least think they can trust you a little bit and then you also might be able to trust them a little bit.

8) First three rounds are pretty much win-win-win-sane-sane-sane on SuLa. Then the Mutiny came. Take me through those 24 hours leading up to Cam’s jump to Aspu.

Honestly, there wasn’t much. I knew Cameron was going to be jumping over. The part that surprised me was that Rudez didn’t take the jump.

9) Again, you seemed to be at the centre of power on SuLa. Rudez, Larry, and Corey all were coming to you for help to stay through the game. Was the decision always to boot Larry after the mutiny because you guys were down three members?

As long as Larry was inactive that was going to be the plan. However, if Larry had ended up being active I would have tried to convince Rudez to vote out Corey instead of larry.

10) So you lose the double TC. You and Travis knocked each other out of the challenge to force both tribes to go to TC. I have asked this question to everyone except Marc already–but is there anything interesting to add about why you guys could not successfully work together to outperform Aspu?

The double TC we didn’t work together with Nlad because we wanted to be the team that was safe. It was a double TC so only one tribe was going to end up with the immunity and we didn’t want to just throw it away by telling Nlad exactly what we were doing.

11) Even in round six during the word scramble when the tribes combined were just you, Corey, Rudez, Angel, and Travis, the five of you could not band together. Who do you think interrupted this coalition from happening?

I’m not quite sure what happened with the word scramble challenged. Rudez had come up with a plan to make it work out for us but then Aspu gave us the wrong puzzle and for some reason we gave Nlad the medium puzzle and Nlad the hard puzzle… I’m still not sure why we did that but I did become very suspicious of Rudez over that.

12) I remember there was a couple points in the pre-merge where you expressed a desire to quit. Can you take me through those points, and why you decided to stay in the game?

I had a desire to quit? The only time I said I wanted to quit was when I was threatened to have the Chicago PD called on me… Other than that I was 100% in the game…

13) We get to the merge. You go from being a player that had others asking for your removal in the first round into a player who is a quiet power player that no one is noticing. It seems like this is the point where Lyndsay, Efe, and Timothy were on one side coming to you while Travis was on the other. Do you think SuLa was the only hope that the Aspu minority and Travis could work together?

Yep, and that didn’t work out well at all. However I fully blame travis for that. It is Travis’ own fault that he was voted out in the first place. If I remember correctly if he had answered his questions and voted it wouldn’t have went down like that.

14) But yet when Travis pulls the Mutiny Trigger, everyone on SuLa tries to abandon him by heading to Aspu. You became Aspu’s ninth member. I assume this was Rudez’s plan. Why did you agree to jump away from Travis? Because one would think that Travis would find working with The Alamo much more appealing.

I went away from Travis because I wasn’t going to be stuck on a tribe with Travis and Corey. Travis told me when Corey got voted out to Sula that he was being voted out to come help me take out Rudez. That clearly means that they were in an alliance and if we lost the challenge there is only 3 of us left and I am the odd man out.

15) Then the vote for the merge. Do you know who exactly voted to merge, and who voted for the jury not to begin? Why do you think that six others did not want the jury to start at 11?

I can’t recall how the merge vote went down but I do know I worked hard talking to everyone that wasn’t the “core four” about it. Everyone kept telling me that they wanted the merge to happen but they didn’t want to vote in the minority. I don’t know if I was being lied to and they knew the whole time they wanted merge or what but in the end, I think, only the core four voted against the merge. It didn’t matter to me one way or the other what was happening with jury so I didn’t even talk to people about that aspect of the vote.

16) The Sports Day challenge. It is the first individual one. Everyone seemed to be nowhere near as engaged as you were with the challenge. Why do you think that occurred? I would say this is the first round where I noticed you were truly enjoying this game.

I am a statistics geek so the challenge just happened to be something I was very interested in. I actually stopped posting about it towards the end because I figured people were going to get annoyed about me having no life.

17) The plan was to boot Rob that round, but he barely edges out a win over Corey and Travis. If Rob had not won the challenge, do you take control of this game?

I think if Rob would have actually been voted out that round there would have been a power struggle between Lynds and Rudez. I wouldn’t take control of the game, maybe attempted but I had no control over any of the players in this game and doubt it would have started then.

18) But the vote has to switch to Cam. How come you could not trick The Alamo as to who you were voting for?

The reason we couldn’t trick is because every damn time we wanted to vote someone out someone would say they came up with a master scheme of trying to get on the good side of the core four and tell them we are voting a way in which we aren’t. I really think if people learned to keep their mouths shut that it very well could have happened.

19) Cam shared his idol code with people on opposing tribes. Of course this led to everyone having the idol code. You miss using the idol by about 9.8 seconds. Do you think your group was too confident in being able to play Cam’s idol?

I don’t think the group was too confident I think I was too confident. Everyone asked me multiple times if I was sure I could do it. I think what we needed to do was have MULTIPLE people from our alliance trying to use the idol code rather than just Rudez and I.

20) Cam is saved. The seven of you are at TC. Five out of seven you changed your vote at 3:00am eastern, including begging me to delay the archiving of the votes. Why the heck did you flop your vote from Travis to Timothy?

I switched my vote from Travis to Timothy because I received a message saying that Tim and Efe had changed their votes to Corey. I thought that was a bulls— scumbag move so I wanted them to make sure they knew that I knew what had gone down.

21) Did that effectively break up the group of seven because of how fragmented the vote was? Why, even SuLa did not vote together that round. Maybe a better question is “Did you, Corey, and Rudez going off in different directions hurt the newly formed counterattack?”

It didn’t break it up. But Efe was a f—ing dick during this. He made it sound like it was because Corey and I voted Tim all this happened when in fact they had sent in their votes well before us. Efe is a real asshole just saying. It didn’t hurt the newly formed counterattack. At least not because of how we voted. If anything hurt it it was the fact those two changed their votes to Corey in the first place.

22) But in the very next round you, Rudez, and Corey come together again. Rudez wins immunity. Matt is the target. All you need to do is get Lyndsay, Efe, and Timothy to re-join you. In fact, their chances of winning skyrocket because the Aspu Minority is a group of three just like SuLa. How come they turned you guys down?

They didn’t trust Corey… Yeah… I don’t understand it either. They could have made the numbers 3vs3vs instead they made the numbers 4vs3vs2 and everything went downhill from there. After this vote it was the point that I knew all chance I had was now gone. WHY DID THEY VOTE COREY?

23) But Corey goes. We can pretty much skip the Rudez round as it seems clear what happened there. Now it is down to eight. Lyndsay, Efe, and Timothy finally re-group and realize The Alamo needs to be split up. How in the world did you earn their trust?

Supposedly I had their trust the whole time. They just didn’t trust Corey? I don’t know if I could tell you the answer to this question myself I might not have been sitting in the jury.

24) What shocks me even more is that these were the same people who cussed you out for the picture at the beginning of the game. How did your relationship with them manage to heal at this point?

I am still a little confused about how they cussed me out? The only person that came to me about that picture was Deanna and Matt. Every other person said they didn’t see what the big deal is when they were talking to me. So people were obviously not being up front to me in messages and instead talking s— about me behind my back.

25) This was the beginning of Cam’s failed plans to save somebody that he tried to protect. How much information did you reveal to Cameron about the four-person counterattack to take out his closest allies?

I didn’t reveal any of that information to Cam. I was very selective in what I said when I was talking to him. I have saw throughout the game how that side would take things of context and f— with peoples heads. I wasn’t willing to say anything to him that could hurt my game with the people that I had been working with.

26) Lyndsay uses The Gambler. She gives immunity to Timothy. You are guaranteed a 4-4 deadlock. You, Lyndsay, and Efe do not have any Past Votes. Yet The Alamo targets you. How come you could not deflect their attention to one of the other two?

I honestly didn’t even really try. If I had made it past that vote I would have just been the next one gone. It took a lot out of me having week after week of nothing going my way.

27) But once again The Alamo knows who needs the immunity. I must ask. . .why not Cam or Rob?! Viewers were even surprised that you guys went for DeAnna during that vote.

We went for Deanna because apparently that was the least likely thing for us to do since Efe/Lynds/Tim we suppose to be close to her. Again, the issue here was people not keeping their damn mouths shut. They told the other tribe that we were voting Rob out and from that the other tribe was able to figure out that Deanna had the most past votes so we must be voting for her.

28) You pretty much go by default in the re-vote. Was there ever a plan to dupe Cam into voting DeAnna, then have a new TC where the four of you blindside Cam? I cannot think of any other play that had a chance to work.

I didn’t think there was any chance of getting any of the core four to ever vote against each other. Rather or not that ended up being the truth or not I don’t know. Judging from Cams reaction when he got voted out and the fact that he gave his immunity away to Dianne, my guess would be that it would have been a wasted effort.

29) You are eliminated as the last person in a streak of eleven eliminations where Aspu conquered the whole game. Do you take being the last non-Aspu member standing as a badge of honour or as a badge of having every. Single. Plan. Not. Work.

A badge of every single plan not working.

30) So your journey ends here. Who did you think was being voted out next? Who did you want to be voted out? Who did you want to win? Who did you think would win?

I thought that Lynds was going to be the next voted out and I was right. I wanted Efe to be voted out just because I think he is an asshole. I wanted Cameron to win the game. I thought Rob/Matt were going to be f2 and Rob would win.

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