Survivor 10/23/2019 S39E5

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  1. hummingbird_206

    hummingbird_206 Retired

    Aug 22, 2007
    Valley of...


    Couldn't find a thread, but if one already exists please link and I can get this one locked.

    I usually like the tribe swaps and this one was ok. I can't believe that Karishma is still around. She definitely cost her new tribe any kind of chance at the immunity challenge. And Applebees is her favorite restaurant? Whoa, that's even worse than Olive Garden IMHO.

    I didn't miss the trip to IOTI and didn't even realize they didn't go until TC when Rob and Sandra were shown.

    Dalton's recap (warning may contain spoilers)
    'Survivor: Island of the Idols' recap: Feast on this
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  2. DVR_Dave

    DVR_Dave Well-Known Member

    Apr 19, 2017
    Same here.
  3. JFriday

    JFriday "Just The Facts"

    Mar 20, 2002
    Bay Area
    Man way too much love for Applebees, it's 3rd rate crap bar food.

    I'm also surprised they kept Karishma she is a total Anchor.
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  4. Family

    Family Well-Known Member

    Jul 23, 2001
    They kept her for her product promotion abilities.

    I've watch Survivor religiously since the start, but if this product pushing becomes a thing, I might have to be out.
  5. Amnesia

    Amnesia The Question

    Jan 30, 2005
    Boston, MA


    They used to have a lot more product placement stuff...
  6. Donbadabon

    Donbadabon Bored TCF Club

    Mar 5, 2002
    Nashville, TN
    Dalton's reviews are hard to read sometimes. We get the joke, but it goes on and on and on.

    I laughed when Jeff kept calling out Karishma for her having problems in the challenge, to the point that she yelled back at him. Good stuff.
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  7. dthmj

    dthmj Hinky TCF Club

    Mar 12, 2002
    I hate Applebees, but if I hadn't eaten real food for weeks, it might be my favorite restaurant too.

    But they have had this sponsored stuff before. I think Outback was there a few times (and on Big Brother).
  8. Amnesia

    Amnesia The Question

    Jan 30, 2005
    Boston, MA
    And I seem to remember some company (Sprint?) sponsoring video calls home...
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  9. stellie93

    stellie93 Well-Known Member

    Feb 25, 2006
    To me, if product placement cuts back on actual commercials, it's ok. Not sure that it does, though. ;)
  10. gweempose

    gweempose Well-Known Member TCF Club

    Mar 23, 2003
    Chicago, IL
    Pretty boring episode.
  11. DevdogAZ

    DevdogAZ Give 'em Hell, Devils

    Apr 16, 2003
    Definitely. The product placement these days is not anywhere near what it was in the first several seasons. GM cars, Home Depot building kits, coffee makers in powered stumps, Sprint video messages from loved ones, Jack and Jill outdoor movie, etc. If they have one or two minor things like this each season, that doesn't bother me one bit. If it helps them keep the show on the air, I say more power to them.
  12. VegasVic

    VegasVic Craps Player

    Nov 21, 2002
    The Craps Table
    Hell, they made them all watch Jack and Jill (Adam Sandler) a few years ago.
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  13. hefe

    hefe Rebus Philbin

    Dec 5, 2000
    CO via Chi-town
    Applebees is smart. Having people who haven't eaten for so long makes for quite an image of them going bonkers over your crappy food. I might too, if I were that hungry. Better than a real commercial.
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  14. Amnesia

    Amnesia The Question

    Jan 30, 2005
    Boston, MA
    I'm sure they were all hyping the food to get airtime...
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  15. JohnS-MI

    JohnS-MI Active Member

    Jan 25, 2014
    SE MI
    They will go to tribal every week until they vote her out. As a result, the few left will be voted out by the tribe after merge. "We can always vote her out later" is a TERRIBLE strategy that is decimating the tribe.
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  16. jpicard

    jpicard Member

    Oct 25, 2004
    slc ut
    If you haven't watched your Tivo'd episode yet then be aware that "next week on survivor" spoils more than desired. Please be careful to make sure to skip next weeks previews.
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  17. Hcour

    Hcour Well-Known Member

    Dec 24, 2007
    Tom instead of Karishma?! These people are insane. "We love Tribal! Let's make sure we come back as often as we possibly can!"

    Still liking Elaine and liking Kellee more and more.
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  18. kettledrum

    kettledrum Active Member

    Nov 17, 2003
    Fishers, IN
    I must be getting old. I saw them, but I've already forgotten what was in there!
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  19. LlamaLarry

    LlamaLarry Well-Known Member TCF Club

    Apr 30, 2003
    I'm with Boston Rob, that tribe will lose every elimination and hobble to the merge. Carrying the "easy vote" after all these losses is just plain dumb.

    I have gone 4+ days with no food, only water, several times and I don't think that 12 days on the Survivor diet would be enough to get me to hysterics for Applebees. We have one in my little town and I have only been maybe 3 times in the 20 years I've lived here and I was disappointed each time.
  20. LlamaLarry

    LlamaLarry Well-Known Member TCF Club

    Apr 30, 2003
    Heh, me too. I remember Tom's exit plug (is he really the first Canadian Survivor?) but that is it.

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