Welcome back castaways.. Last week we learned that because a tribe is named the Brains tribe, doesn’t equate to intelligence. See the center pic above for the departed brainiacs, Asshat1 and Asshat2.. Remember also, I said Asshat is not a gender specific term. JTia, who was convinced she was going home made a preemptive parting shot when she dumped all the tribe’s rice on the fire. She has earned the permanent Asshat title..
After the tribal council last week, we are back at camp. Kass, Tasha, and JTia are hoping to keep this a girl’s club and get rid of Spencer. He’s still clueless where the plan to get rid of JTia went wrong and it comes out that where it went wrong was when the idea of alliances, especially one including Asshat2. At the Brawn camp, Tony is in his mancave and Sarah approaches. He decides to tell her or confirm to her, he’s a cop. She say she has a cop-dar about those things and she knew it. They decide they are an alliance but he says not (in TH), he trusts no one, not even another cop who swears on her badge. She could swear on her kids, it wouldn’t matter. Trust nobody (sounds like a good idea to me.. Remember, he has a hidden idol). He also feeds her some BS about a conversation he heard between Cliff and Lindsay, that never really happened. She’s an idiot if she is buying his bull.. Maybe she belongs on the brains tribe.
That night, the sky opens up and throughout the next morning, it pours rain, making everyone miserable. It’s raining, it’s pouring… Woo says it’s Gnarly… I hate grown people who use that word. At the Beauty camp, most of the narration is coming from LJ. Most of the complaining is coming from Jefra and I already want to slap her.. LJ remembers what Morgan was doing when they arrived and he decides to go to the spot where she was and take a look around. Yes, you guessed it, he found the hidden idol. The women on this tribe are definitely doing the useless damsel in distress thing, counting on the two men to do all the work.
At the Brains camp, it’s treemail time. It reads that it must be a team effort, they will be A-Mazed, they will have to toss water from small buckets into a large bucket.. If they win, they can stay dry. A Tarp, something they could have used the night before. At the camp, JTia wants to eat. Asshat should have thought about that before she dumped all the food. Tasha, wants to practice throwing water from one vessel into another.. They do try to practice but I think it’s more an exercise in throwing water in Tasha’s face than anything else. I think Tasha is the biggest loudmouth on this tribe., She earlier told Spencer that HE does not want to lose this challenge and go to council again. JTia is the biggest do nothing on this tribe.. Just sayin..
The challenge is for players to toss water scooped from the ocean to another player who will put the water in a bucket which is sitting on a teeter totter. Filling that bucket is a 4 person relay.. The scooper tosses the bucket to the next person, that person tosses it to a third person, that one tosses the water to the one waiting to fill the final bucket. Sometimes, only drops make it. Once the bucket ids full enough, it will cause the teeter to fall which will release a steel ball. Said ball can then be placed in the middle of a vertical wheel shaped maze (that spins) and the other two players have to maneuver the maze so the ball fall out the other end. First one to do that wins comfort and shelter. That’s pillows, blankets, mosquito nets, etc, and a tarp. Second one to finish, wins a tarp. May be miserable but at least they can stay dry.. Loser, goes to tribal council. At first, it looks like Beauty may run away with this one and the Braintrust will end up at council, again. What really happens, Brawn and Beauty get to their maze at the same time. While Beauty is trying to get it together and finish, Brains slip in and start working the maze as well. They are turning it with two people, holding a rope.. Brawn finishes first, and by divine intervention, Brains finish second. Beauty is going to tribal council that night.
Pre Tribal Chatter
Okay, what’s going to happen here? Tony (brawn) decides to check the stuff for possible clues. He checks the hammock and a piece of paper falls out of it that he puts in his pocket so he can read what it says later. I’ll take a guess now.. “Inspected by #42”.. Over at Beauty… LJ, Alexis, Jerimiah, and Jefra are a bit of an alliance. LJ asks if anyone is Ready to go home (no).. Their targets are either Morgan, or Brice. TH LJ says that he’s most worried about Brice being there at the end. TH Brice notes that he thinks there should be a guy’s alliance and one of the girls should go.. Got news for you Brice, one of the girls is the target… You.. (sorry). He knows he’s probably a social threat and talks with Jerimiah about who LJ is calling out. J tells him that he is the one. The two of them hatch a plan to get rid of Alexis instead. Morgan is on team Brice.. Apparently LJ doesn’t really know who he’s playing with. She believes that an alliance exists that is Her (Morgan), Brice, and Jerimiah.. All they need to make something happen, is to get Jefra on their side. Either way, Alexis is the target. There’s a flaw in this plan… Jefra is questioning loyalties and who is on what tribe. Let’s see what happens next now that we are good and confused.. at least I know I am…
The Beauty tribe is ushered into the tribal pit. They light their torches and the Probsting begins. There’s a lot, I’m tired so here are the highlights. One of the girls is asked about other cliches about being on the beautiful tribe. She says that they all have beautiful faces.. I tend to think these people think they are too beautiful to be held responisible for their own shit but, that’s just me. Brice, who was asked if he was surprised to be on that tribe.. He says he feels like a butterfly out of it’s cocoon just flying about.. MmmmKay… How about alliances. anyone worried about an idol being played? I’ve always had the feeling that Probst in his questioning directs how votes are going to go.. Just because he knows stuff. He asks Jerimiah what he thinks is going to happen (pushing a 3 way split).. He says regardless, it’s going to suck, someone is going to be disappointed. Here’s the part I didn’t tell you earlier.. The alliance of TJ, Jerimiah, Jefra, and Alexis (Remember her? she was the stated target) are seeking to tie up the vote. Men voting for Morgan, women voting for Brice. That was TJ’s original target. Then the two of them, likely to vote someone else or add to one of their votes. Either way, it would cause a revote most likely at which time, Brice would be voted out. The vote is taken, it’s a 3 way tie, 2 each for Brice, Morgan, and Alexis.. Revote.. None of them can vote and the other three can only vote for them… They vote, Probst counts them, Brice is gone. Plan worked. Exiting Brice is disappointed in Jerimiah, the rest, he doesn’t remember their names. They must not have wanted all Brice’s pretty-ness around so he has no use for him. That’s rich considering he’s saying it on his way home. They had no use for him either 😉 We cab dub him Asshat#3 (notice a pattern here?).
Next week kids, it looks like Brawn is considering throwing the challenge in order to get rid of somebody.. Tony? Could be… I never trust the preview edits but there it is.. Once Again, I would like to thank JustDee for providing me with a different cast photo.. One with the names on it so we know who the players are.. See you all next week. Til then, Peace. – MTH..