Survivor Caramoan (Season 26)

Discussion in 'Off The Beaten Track' started by Catherine M, Jan 11, 2013.

  1. Catherine M

    Catherine M Well-Known Member

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    The official cast list is out:

    http://www.cbs.com/shows/survivor/


    Premiere is February 13th. That's the day after Mardi Gras. If I'm over my five day food/drink binge, I plan on tuning in as I'm interested in seeing this version of "fans vs favs". And I use "favs" very :rolleyes: with Brandon Hantz in the mix!
  2. Jenny

    Jenny From the Bloc

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    Here's a direct link - http://www.cbs.com/shows/survivor/cast/

    Have they given any explanation for why on earth they think someone who was voted out FIRST in their season can be called a favourite? And Corinne was definitely a villain, not a favourite. I'm sure Philip's a decent man, but he got WAY too much airtime first time around so I hope he's out early. Brenda, Erik, Andrea sorry but I barely remember you, and I'm a Survivor fan - you can't be among my favourites when I don't remember you :p As for Brandon and Dawn, do they deserve a second shot? Neither's "journey" was cut short - in fact in their season it was specifically what they went through emotionally that was their story, so why bring them back? Although I guess Dawn can qualify as a favourite.

    I'll give you Cochran and Malcolm though - I'd like to see more of them as both are good players. I wonder if Cochran will go far this time given that everyone knows that he's smart and knows the game, and I can see a few of them wanting to align with him because of that. Malcolm is worth keeping just for the :swoon: of course, and I'm kinda looking forward to seeing what Corinne brings this time.
  3. professordeb

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    And one of the "favs" thinks she may get a showmance out of it? pardon me while I puke (still needing a puking icon) so will go with :rolleyes: instead.
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    Brandon, Phillip, and Corinne? :blah: :rolleyes: :scream:
  5. Catherine M

    Catherine M Well-Known Member

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    Haven't seen one why Francesca is back as a "favorite" when she lasted one episode the first time around. Maybe they were hoping she'd kill Philip this time!?!

    I would consider Andrea, Erik, Dawn, Malcolm and Cochran "favs". The others, not so much.
  6. jamesy

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    Of course I'll be watching but I'm not excited for any of these people to be returning at all. This is like a D-list version of Survivor "favorites".
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    PeterG Argle-Bargle-ist

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    Colby Donaldson dropped out at the very last minute???
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    Malcolm's Personal Claim to Fame: "Once I spent over a month with Abi-Maria Gomes, and I'm still considered legally sane by the state of California." :lol:
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    This is the idiot Erik who gave away immunity, right?
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    Meh

    But I felt the same way about the Micronesia FvF choices and it turned out to be one of the best seasons in the series, so I'll be optimistic for this one.

    At least we get Malcolm back.
  12. smurfy

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    Another reason to love Malcolm.

    I think the definition of 'Fav' is that they are the producers favorites, not anyone in the general population.

    And PeterG - not good at doing multiple quotes - yes it must be that Colby dropped out last minute ROTFLMAO
  13. smurfy

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    Just watched the video - Cochran - I bring nothing to the table. Cochran for the win! (or Malcolm).
    Just not Brandon, Corinne, or Phillip
  14. Sparks

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    Can I bear another season of Phillip?
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    I hope he got new underwear.
  16. Sparks

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    If Jesus loves me, Phillip will have new underwear and get voted off early. :)
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    :shuffle: I've watched every season of Survivor since 7 episodes into the first season (the media hype finally pulled me in), but honestly I have no idea who most of these people are. Bad fan. :p
  18. Catherine M

    Catherine M Well-Known Member

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    So who is planning on watching tonight?! I guess I'll tune in to see what craziness Philip brings this time around. Hopefully some of the newbies will interesting as I can honestly say there isn't one "favorite" I'm interested in seeing again.
  19. Jenny

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    I'll be watching just to see how they explain why Francesca is there.
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    I'll be watching. :)
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    she's one of the few returnees that I'm interested in :shuffle:

    I've got a meeting tonight, so i'll be watching after. Usually CBS posts the eps right away, so I might even get to watch tonight, but it depends on what time I get home (can't interfere with Nashville, doncha know ;) )
  22. Fridge_Break

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    I have dinner plans, so I'll be missing the premiere live :( I'll have to catch up tonight or tomorrow. Excited for it to start again! Not excited to have a honkload of returnees!
  23. Catherine M

    Catherine M Well-Known Member

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    This is great, we get to start out the season with Philip in his pink undies!
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    Yeah, Philip in pink undies :rolleyes: Please spare me, please!
    Glad to see Cochrane back -- poor sunburned kid.
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    I am not a prude or very conservative, but Phillip in the underwear is too much.
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    who went home?
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    Great first elimination. Are we spoiled here? I think so, but don't want to get blasted.
  28. Catherine M

    Catherine M Well-Known Member

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    I didn't watch Cochrane's first season but I really like him.

    Shame Malcolm couldn't keep the lead in the immunity challenge. I guess it will be him vs Gaynord (or what ever his name is) in the early challenges.

    And how stupid were the two fans who coupled up the first night?

    Overall a great opening episode.
  29. my little pony

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    yes once it airs, but you can put it in spoiler tags
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  30. purple skates

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    Poor Francesca (sp?), once again.
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    Great first episode. The editing seemed to make it pretty obvious, though, that Francesca was going home. [There's no need to include spoiler tags after the episode has aired. If you don't want to know, stay off the internet! :) ]

    I enjoyed Cochran. Poor Dawn seemed overly nervous most of the time she was shown. I hope these two make it to the end.

    The high-school group of four grated on my nerves. Booo on them.

    Loved seeing Malcolm again -- and nice to see him with a little more meat on his bones! :smokin: He was so thin by the end of last season!
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  32. Prancer

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    Thank you. Having spoiler tags simply leads to people expecting spoiler tags and snarking when they don't get them.

    If it's been aired, it isn't spoiling to post it.

    I had a class, so I walked in just in time to hear Francesca say that if she was voted of first again, she would eat a rock, and thought, "Hope your teeth are in good shape." She probably could have gone far if she hadn't been scheming so overtly.

    Whyyyyyyyy would people not vote off Phillip? I don't know if I can take another season of him and his crazy fantasies.

    I don't know how Cochrane could be so sunburned and not have sun poisoning. :yikes:
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    I expected to hate this season, but I admit it, I enjoyed the first ep. I just cringed when Malcolm clapped his hand on poor Cochrane's sunburnt shoulder. That had to hurt.
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    Don't they provide sunblock to the contestants just for the medical and safety factor?! I thought they provided some basic medical supplies just so they don't like ... kill anyone! Poor Cochrane! It made my skin sting just looking at his sunburn. How can he even walk at this point with those burned up, swollen feet. :yikes:

    I usually can't get that invested in the first vote outs since I don't know the people, and even though it was the Favs I still didn't remember most of those women, except for Dawn and Francesca. :lol: But I wish they would all gang up and get rid of that damn Brandon. I c-a-n-n-o-t stand him! I'd rather suffer thru 3 months of Phillip's pink undies that having to listen to Brandon's crap.
  35. Catherine M

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    As much as being stuck with Brandon for days on end would annoy the crap out of me, I can see why they wouldn't want to get rid of him just yet. He did pretty well in both challenges and they have to keep as many of the young, fit guys around to match up well with the fan side.
  36. smurfy

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    I enjoyed the episode. Fun watching the 10 Favs scrambling post immunity challenge. I knew who they all were - and remembered them all - which shocked me. Love the scrambling!
    Yes the 4 cool kids on the Fans beach - please get voted out. How dumb! Reynold and Eddie are not bad on the eyes, but by the episode they seemed less attractive based on their behavior.
    Marine - annoying!
    So glad the show is back - and Amazing Race starts on Sunday. Will help ease the end of Downton!
  37. Sparks

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    Phillip is the Undercover Brother. That's why he can't be voted off.
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    Dislike the cool kids - just because. Love it that the fans won the immunity.
  39. Fridge_Break

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    Just watched the premiere -- loving it so far :) The quality of the show seems to have been uplifted a bit since the Redemption Islands/One World seasons. This season started off right where Philippines left off -- on a great note.

    Loved the :rofl: clusterfeck of the favorites with all the scrambling and flip flopping. Foor Franny. :( I do love that Dawn was not even mentioned, I feared coming in that she'd be targeted first for being the eldest woman, but it seems like everybody wanted her to be on their side. Surprised to not see Erik and Malcolm in the mix.

    As far as the fans go, the only one who's name I can remember is Sherri, and that might be because I was so amused that with every fan that came out, she was shrieking something about each one :lol: "ZOMG it's Russell's nephew!" "AHHHH it's the ice cream scooper kid!"

    Naturally, I hate the high school Lunchable alliance. They can be booted at any time, please.

    Sadly I ran into spoilers for this season a long time ago and they haven't left my brain. :( I'd very much rather watch not knowing what's going to happen!!!
  40. Kasey

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    Just watched it (unspoiled; amazing how people can indeed do that...) Was chuckling that Franquesctra (TM Phillip) was the first one out, again; get thee to your therapist, pronto! Andrea looked about to poop though. I hope that Malcolm continues to do well in challenges and kinda keeps under the radar in terms of his past experience and strengths so he goes far. Actually enjoyed most of the Faves, and remembered all of them. Don't remember the name of any of the fans yet except Reynold or whatever the sandbag guy was....all the interchangeable barbie dolls, and the marine who was obnoxious and the hillbilly looking dude....maybe they will be more memorable next week.
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