Survivor 5/14 *spoilers*

Discussion in 'Now Playing - TV Show Talk' started by Neenahboy, May 14, 2009.

  1. IJustLikeTivo

    IJustLikeTivo Active Member

    Oct 3, 2001


    The game is to win, not deserve to win. At least they are more engaging that Sandra or Vecepia were. Neither of them did anything other than not pissing anyone off.
  2. Steveknj

    Steveknj Lost in New Joisey TCF Club

    Mar 10, 2003
    New Jersey
    I think Taj, in the middle of the game, was one of the masterminds of the "cross tribe" alliance with Stephen (I think) when they were on Exile together. That alliance led to the power change after the merge. So , you could argue that she did something that makes her "worthy". Erin on the other hand, i don't think has done anything but "follow the leader" until last night when she called out Coach.
  3. VegasVic

    VegasVic Craps Player

    Nov 21, 2002
    The Craps Table
    I think Taj and Erinn are exactly like Sandra and Vecepia. Overall this one of the most uninteresting final 4's in the series.
  4. 7thton

    7thton No raindrop ever falls in the wrong place

    Mar 3, 2005
    So long dragon slayer.

    I do wonder if JT knew Stephen was voting Coach. If not, their alliance could be in trouble.
  5. DancnDude

    DancnDude Thrice as nice TCF Club

    Feb 7, 2001
    Madison, WI


    Why didn't Taj use her hidden immunity idol? If it was the last week she could use it, why not use it? It hurts nothing.
  6. VegasVic

    VegasVic Craps Player

    Nov 21, 2002
    The Craps Table

    That would require thought.
  7. JLucPicard

    JLucPicard Active Member

    Jul 8, 2004
    West St....
    Some would say that Stephen had it anyway.

    I liked Erinn's comment when voting, "Dragon Slain". Though, it was actually the Dragon Slayer slain, but I still liked it! :)
  8. 7thton

    7thton No raindrop ever falls in the wrong place

    Mar 3, 2005
    I wondered the same.
  9. mitchb2

    mitchb2 New Member

    Sep 30, 2000
    I had forgotten all about Ponderosa, I'm watching some of the clips now.

    If Ponderosa is for jury members, where do the first 7 people to get voted off go?
  10. janry

    janry New Member

    Jan 2, 2003
    Nashville, TN
    The look on JT's face told me he didn't know Stephen was voting for Coach. My bet is Stephen and Taj are tight. They will go after JT next if he doesn't win immunity. Probably would have last night except JT won immunity. JT needs to get Erinn on his team and maybe force a tie at the next Tribal.
  11. Wilhite

    Wilhite stinkin' title

    Oct 26, 2003
    To me, the editing after the vote of JT's face showed that he didn't know. It appeared to me that he had a look on his face that he didn't really expect that to happen.

    I'm probably in the minority, but I kind of liked Coach. He is a tool of the first order - no doubt - but he played a good game and he has been pretty true to his alliances throughout. I don't think he deserved to win, but I wouldn't have been upset if he did.
  12. sburnside1

    sburnside1 Active Member

    Jan 28, 2009
    Stephen implied that JT knew how he was voting. JT was keeping a promise to coach, and had to appear like it was a shock to him too if he wants to keep that vote locked up.

    So far, JT is the only one playing to the Jury. Hes been nice to coach, he was decent to Sierra when every one else was mean. He is setting up the final tribal well. All I can guess is Stephen is either good with getting 2nd, or else he intends to get rid of JT next.

    I also could not believe the idol wasnt used. It was the last time it could be. If I were Steven, I would have voted for Erinn too, but have Taj give her the idol. Then he saves face with Coach too.
  13. BluesFools

    BluesFools Active Member

    Apr 5, 2000
    Apex, NC, USA
    If either Stephen or Taj had played the idol it would mean that they thought someone in their alliance had turned against them. It's a big sign saying "I don't trust you". It's difficult to stay tight in an alliance when you're publicly showing that you don't trust the others. NOT playing the idol was a good strategic move; playing it could have been a disaster.
  14. janry

    janry New Member

    Jan 2, 2003
    Nashville, TN
    The old give up the idol but we won't vote for you scam. Worked before but I don't see it working in this case. Taj is a bit too paranoid for that.

    I believe the idol wasn't used because Stephen and Taj could not come to agreement as to which of them would use it. I'd bet they agreed to leave it at camp so neither could use it.
  15. Philosofy

    Philosofy Super Duper Member

    Feb 21, 2000
    Coach does not have a ruptured disk. His buddy was cracking his back like a chiropractor just a couple days ago, and you NEVER do that with a ruptured disk. He's just a drama queen.
  16. janry

    janry New Member

    Jan 2, 2003
    Nashville, TN
    And, the reason he didn't want medical is because he was afraid they'd tell him there was nothing wrong with him, physically anyway.
  17. murrays

    murrays Well-Known Member

    Oct 19, 2004
    Anyone recall the conversations here when JT, Taj & Stephen went along with Tyson and Coach to vote out Brenden? It's pretty much played out as I called it a month ago.

    I a few weeks back if a significantly outnumbered tribe took complete control of the game as Jalapao has? This season has certainly been interesting from that respect.

  18. Havana Brown

    Havana Brown Ring Turner

    Feb 3, 2005
    I, too, thought they were trying to make Coach look like Christ on the cross.
  19. DevdogAZ

    DevdogAZ Give 'em Hell, Devils

    Apr 16, 2003
    Of course he should have. Jeff is thrilled every time Coach opens his mouth, because it just means more gold for the editors to work with. Coach is a tool of the highest order, but he's great for a reality show like this.
    In the past, those people have gone on trips or just been housed at other locations until everyone goes home together.
    Yeah, Jalapao came to the Merge at a 4-6 disadvantage, and then they immediately lost Joe with the medical evacuation. So they were down 3-6 and now they're up 3-1. That's pretty incredible, and shows how poorly Timbira planned this thing. Taking out Brenden first, and including Jalapao members in their "Warrior Alliance" was their biggest mistake.
  20. cmaasfamily

    cmaasfamily New Member

    Jan 26, 2006
    Did anyone else notice Coach's double spine? Paraphrasing: My right vertabra is ruptured and the one one the left is about to go too.

    That ain't a dragon slayer, that's an alien.

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