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Big Brother - 8/28/13

Discussion in 'Now Playing - TV Show Talk' started by Dnamertz, Aug 29, 2013.

  1. Steveknj

    Steveknj Lost in New Joisey

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    She said what she wanted to accomplish. She wanted to create a scenario where Andy could "console" Elissa and apologize for Amanda's behavior. The goal with that is to keep Elissa from putting Andy on the block, by making her thing he was her friend and ally. It didn't work.
     
  2. bareyb

    bareyb Under Maintenance TCF Club

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    I also think she took an educated risk. Amanda had never won a single thing. By not putting Amanda up on the block with McCrae, it left open the possibility to backdoor Amanda. Which was a good move in my mind. Of course, that's probably not what was in her mind, but I thought it had a good shot. I was SO upset when Amanda won. She had the help of the devil. :D

    I'm kind of glad she won though, because it's going to be fun to see how Amanda finally gets kicked out. After last night, I don't think she has a shot in hell of sticking around. Unless they win HOH McCranda is done. Amanda made a complete ass of herself last night, and I think she only pretended it was so Andy would be able to console her. She just needed an excuse to be a the big fat bully that she is.
     
  3. Steveknj

    Steveknj Lost in New Joisey

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    Amanda is delusional. She thinks the game revolves around her, and if she doesn't get her way, she cries like a baby and has tirades when they don't understand why her way is better for them. Really, I think the game has gotten into her head. At first, she talked about her plan and all that and laughed about it. Now, it's no longer a plan, but "the way it HAS to be". I'd hate to play Monopoly with her. She'd flip the board over before she'd ever concede defeat.
     
  4. Dnamertz

    Dnamertz New Member

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    Her tirade actually started before that "plan". She went off on GM, and then Elissa. Then went back to her room and talked to Andy when she decided to continue attacking Elissa so Andy could console her. As you said, it didn't work, and just made Amanda look worse in the remaining juror's eyes.
     
  5. dirtypacman

    dirtypacman Coming and going

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    I totally agree. When she had the best thing going in the house she played like a mastermind (which she deservingly can take a good portion of credit for) but time after time as a "loser" or without power she is a terribly weak minded player. She gets frustrated, has outbursts, crys like a child and makes herself look horrible to America and the house guests. I was very very disappointed that she could pull out the win for VETO last night.

    I don't see any scenario where I am going to be happy with the finalists. I was getting on Elissa's and Spencer's side at different points in the show but neither of them truly deserve it. I guess I am pulling for Aaryn as nasty as she might have been I think she has played one of the best games of the remaining players. McRea gets credit for still being liked by the houseguests for the most part even with dating the bully of the house. I guess I would want to see those 2, and Judd if he can win some competions to put himself back into contention.
     
  6. Steveknj

    Steveknj Lost in New Joisey

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    I'm with you here. Each player has such a flawed game that in other seasons there's no way they could ever win. Just about all of them have pissed me off at one time or another. Aaryn's game though she's strong in competitions, she is really weak in strategy. Mostly she's done the house's bidding (either Helen or Amanda). Maybe that was her strategy to get far, but it doesn't show any real game play. Andy has played like a weasel, going from power to power, and I just can't root for someone who's played that way. Elissa rode Helen's coattails most of the game and until this week, when she actually HAD some power, she did what others wanted. And this week, she screwed up the nominations out of hatred toward Aaryn. Spencer has played most of the game to NOT go home. He's a weak player who's only around because he's weak. Judd was already voted out once, so he doesn't deserve to win. I could see myself wanting McRae to win, but the fact that he's stuck with Amanda puts a bad taste in my mouth about him. And lastly Amanda, 'nuff said. I actually liked her for about 1/2 the game, when she was playing more behind the scenes and laughing about what she was doing.
     
  7. brianric

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    I disagree. That was a dumb move. Putting both McCrae and Amanda on the block means at least one of the two will remain Five weeks ago it might have worked, as the chances of Amanda being picked for POV contest would be a lot lower than they are now. Your picking three names out of five eligible for POV contest, odds are pretty high that Amanda or Andy was going to be picked.

    Now you have both Amanda and McCrae off the block, and two sure votes for Aaryn. If both were on the block, Amanda wins pOV and takes herself off, you put up Andy, ensuring at least one member of 3Cs is voted off. Spencer is going to be the key vote.
     
  8. bareyb

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    As I said, that probably wasn't what was in her mind but it could have turned out great. I of course would have rather seen her put them both up too. If not just to see Amanda backstab McCrae.
     
  9. NorthAlabama

    NorthAlabama tabasco rules

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    i don't see any danger of them turning on each other. i would have predicted demanda in full meltdown mode. :)

    that would be worth watching! it would almost make up for the last two months of lame gameplay...almost.
     
  10. brianric

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    Of course not, Elissa is an idiot. Her blind hatred of Aaryn may end up costing her going to the finals.
     
  11. Dnamertz

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    I disagree, evicted HG's coming back is part of the game and has been for many seasons. Plus, of all 4 evicted HG's who were eligible to come back, Judd deserved it by far over the others. He was 100% the victim of bad luck when everyone incorrectly assumed he was the MVP. Then, being a double eviction week, he had no time to convince people how wrong their stupid assumption was.
     
  12. Steveknj

    Steveknj Lost in New Joisey

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    That doesn't mean I like it or think they deserve to win. You're voted out once, that's it. Now, granted Judd's circumstances make me feel a little like he never got a chance to talk his way out of the eviction, so I feel at least this gives him another shot, but I still don't like it.
     
  13. dirtypacman

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    Following CBS Reality series for a decade plus, getting voted out does not always mean your game is over. You don't have to like it but the norm in these shows has become to bring players back into the game. It has been done numerous times in BB and Survivor takes it one step further with Redemption Island but its very similar.

    I for one am still rooting for Judd so it does change my view a tad.
     
  14. Steveknj

    Steveknj Lost in New Joisey

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    But back to my original point. It's a flaw in his game. He was voted out. As I said, not one of these have a game that you could say they "deserved to win" because of it.
     
  15. dirtypacman

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    Agreed in one sense but returning players saving themselves from further eviction, and then making subsential game moves may bring them into consideration of playing a good enough game to win. Judd would need to win competitions immediately and make some big moves but it could still be done.
     
  16. gweempose

    gweempose Active Member

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    The returning guy on Canada almost won. In fact, he SHOULD have won, but his closest ally in the house voted wrong.
     
  17. GoPackGo

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    I would love it if BB instigated a Redemption Island like scenario, but didn't tell the houseguests.

    First houseguest voted out is sent to Redemption House. They sit in there for a week until the next houseguest comes, then a few days later they battle and the winner gets to stay. At some point before the jury begins, the player that is still in Redemption House rejoins the game, with a week of immunity.
     
  18. Steveknj

    Steveknj Lost in New Joisey

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    I hated Redemption Island on Survivor, and I don't think I'd like it any better here. Plus, I don know if I would like to be, say the first one voted out and 50 days later, having to sit in that house, finally get a chance to MAYBE come back in. That would REALLY suck. Remember, Survivor is only what, 39 days? Big Brother is almost 3 months. And it's in Real Time.
     
  19. mdougie

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    I disagree. I think Elissa has played a great game. She had to lay low during the racism drama. She and Helen made a play early but had that blow up for veto Same for Amanda. I would have targeted Aryn as well as she is a proven comp winner.

    Not going after GM and proving her loyalty and word has really helped her game. She isn't in the Exterminators, but who cares. She has a final two with Judd, and a final 3 with Judd GM.

    She is moral and can win comps. She is the best houseguest this season.
     
  20. NorthAlabama

    NorthAlabama tabasco rules

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    maybe, with the following caveats:
    • she had her very own special power handed to her for 3 weeks, a personal nomination ceremony
    • she behaves as if she's too good to be in the house with the other hg (tacky behavior)
    • she commented on getting a larger stipend to other hg (there's no good reason to bring that up)
    • anytime things don't go her way, she threatens to self-evict, forgetting everyone who supported her - just wants to take her toys and go home.
     

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