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Head of Household: Jared
Original noms: America, Cory
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Final noms: America, Cameron
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Daily Feeds Recaps

Day 48 - Monday - September 18, 2023

Last night Jag had a lengthy check-in with Mecole, and Felicia joined for some of that, questioning them about last week's vote flip. This group dives right in as soon as they wake up and today was no exception. Jag reported his Mecole and Felicia talks to Matt first thing, with a strong anti-Jared/Cirie focus, and later they told Blue. Felicia started up a major anti-Cirie/Jared campaign, presenting it to America, Mecole, Bowie in turn, reporting that Cirie and Jared were actually targeting her last week, and she went all the way back to Hisam's and Red's evictions. Cirie joined as she was talking to Bowie, asking what's going on now? Felicia shmoozed her of course, and later Cirie told Bowie everyone talks about everyone, and said "you were the stalker" with a giggle. She added "not really the stalker but the popper-up. It was funny though, it wasn't like 'oh this bitch,' nothing like that." That isn't exactly true (cough), nor was it true when Felicia told Bowie she'd always trusted her, even when others didn't. Felicia's the reason Bowie's been known as FBJ for "Fucking Bowie Jane" out here all season. Felicia also told Mecole, regarding Cirie, that she can work next to someone she can't stand all day long and they never know.

Jag used his veto on Cory, and Jared put up Cameron in his place. Post-veto meeting whispers were all about the upcoming week, with the usual constant refrain "we have to win HOH." Jag and America had one of those whispery convos about the future in the bathroom, with Matt, but he got up and left saying he can't hear them whispering and "whispers are just kind of annoying." America said she was sorry and Jag told her he'd fill in Matt later. Felicia again said she had a feeling this week would be a double. Scrambling and whispering finally calmed down a bit to be replaced by dinner talk and sunbathing. They were told the yard would be closing tomorrow so most of them put in their yard time to do laundry, attempt stealth naps, and enjoy some outside time while they could.

Felicia continued her anti-Cirie/Jared campaign with America, and with Jag. America told Jag she didn't trust Blue not to blab if they told her Jared's the target. Jag asked Blue her thoughts about Felicia's plan to build an alliance with everyone except Cirie and Jared, and Blue said it was "trash." Blue met with Felicia to tell her she wants to keep her personal relationship with Jared but her game relationship with him had "changed immensely" and she said she needed to change her strategy, and move forward with or without him. Felicia agreed, saying they make a nice couple "but don't let that destroy your game" and she said Cirie and Jared "showed her something last week." Blue reminded her how she'd asked in a recent Seven-now-Six Sins meeting who created For Real For Real because Cirie had previously told her Cirie did, but in that meeting she said it was Cory. Felicia said she loved Cirie and Jared to death, but gamewise she was done with them. They wrapped it up with a hug and the usual requests on both sides to not repeat any of it. Blue reported to Jag shortly after.

Jag reported Felicia's anti-Cirie/Jared campaign to Cory, and there were various comments all over about getting Bowie's vote. Cirie whispered to Felicia over dinner prep "they're setting themselves up for Jag, Cory, America to be the final three, watch." She said she was watching everything and thought they were aiming at Jared more than her, but that she and Felicia would be targeted soon. Felicia said "you think so?" Cirie said she hoped she was wrong, and Felicia said she did too. Cameron had pretty much stayed isolated in the backyard, likely watching the comings and goings, and who was whispering with whom. He popped a surprise funny to Jag, saying "I'm a little confused of the plan. I think it would be a whole lot easier to have taken America out a different way" than all the roundabout noms scurrying. Jag laughed and said "I know you was cooking up that joke bro" and Cameron said "for hours." Both busted up laughing, and then moved on to general chat and socializing, mostly by Cameron, not usually known as a shmooze artist but I'm guessing he'll try anything and everything this week.

Cirie told Jared about telling Felicia that America/Cory/Jag were setting up for finals, and said she'd told Blue that Felicia told her that, so if Felicia reports it to Jag and he asks Blue about it, Blue can say Felicia said it and not Cirie. Jared said "smart, we got her back y'all, she's back on point" meaning Cirie's head was back in the game. Cirie said a good-natured "shut up" and they exchanged I love yous. All eleven of them socialized outside together for awhile before loading their plates for dinner. Most of them ate outside. Cirie sat down with Felicia, and apologized for not leading a charge to let her know what was going on last week, and said she really loves her and didn't want to taint their relationship. We didn't see the rest of that convo, or many more of substance after that. There was some hubbub about shoes, and Jag approached Bowie for a maybe kind of alliance. Feeds were down way more than they were up so it's an early night for me, and maybe for them too.

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Day 49 - Tuesday - September 19, 2023

Morning brought 1,001 meetings and check-ins again, plus Felicia making those croissants from a can but not cutting the dough on the lines, so she made freeform crumpled rolls instead. Mecole and Jag had a check-in, agreeing Cirie was suss and saying she only defends herself in rehash discussions. Mecole then paced in her pantry while tossing an orange, and wondered aloud if there was a way to convince people to keep Cameron instead of America, saying "it's like pulling a rabbit out of a hat." She said she was concerned about Cirie and Jared becoming the new target when Cirie arrived and asked what she's doing in there juggling an orange, and both laughed. Cirie left, Felicia joined, and she told Mecole that Blue and Jag had each approached her to target Jared and Cirie, "but they used the same language," and she said she knew they'd "paint a negative picture" of her to Jared and Cirie. She said she was unsure now which way she wanted to lean, and wondered if she and Mecole should tell Jared and Cirie or just let it play out. Mecole suggested they just stay in the middle because Jared and Cirie were going to be targeted regardless, but they needed to think about which of them to keep if (when) that happens.

Felicia retold Cameron's joke about everyone making everything so complicated this week that he'd told to Jag and to Jared, and they agreed it was kind of funny but also stupid. Cory told Felicia he'd heard that Felicia said Jag, Cory, America had an F3 deal and Felicia said she'd heard that too but wasn't sure who from, then she said "actually Cirie told me that." Cory said "that's what I figured" and he stressed that Cirie hadn't told him, just "I heard that." (Recall Cirie did tell Felicia that, and later Cirie told Jared she told Blue that Felicia told her, which Jared thought was brilliant.) Felicia then went on a new investigation tour, asking various individuals about that among other things. Cameron did some general socializing here and there, and made a campaign pitch at Jared. Many out here said that was pointless, but there are eight votes so a tie is mathematically possible, and many of them think Jared has influence with Blue, Cirie, Felicia who in turn have influence with others.

One of Felicia's investigation stops was with Matt in his Have-not office. He told her the house was targeting Jared and Cirie right now, so it's probably best they jump off that sinking ship. Blue told Jared maybe the new target was actually Cirie; Jared asked Felicia about Mecole and she said Mecole's still with Brown Sugar Babes, and they agreed Bowie had now become an important number so Felicia was keeping her close (so was Cirie); Blue told Matt she couldn't put up Jared and Cirie yet if she wins HOH, and she didn't want to do America and Cory's dirty work for them anyway. Felicia told America, Jag, Cory she'd told Jared she'll just go along with the lie that she said they have an F3, with a huge shrug and laugh, because why not. Meetings, whispers, rehashes, truths and lies carried on everywhere.

There was some buzz out here that last night's wonky on-and-mostly-off feeds may have been due to a wall yeller, but I'm not aware of any credible source confirming that. If that did happen, you'd have to assume it would be about Cirie and Jared, but absolutely nothing today indicated anyone heard anything like that (or anything else).


Spa day happened in HOH with most of them in attendance at first. Matt said it was too much noise so he left but Cory followed him to gametalk, and then they talked dating, and Jag eventually joined them. Blue gave Cirie and Felicia face roller treatment and eye cucumbers, and each looked very relaxed afterwards. Bowie and Cameron each got hair makeovers, Bowie's by Felicia and Cameron's by America.


Cirie told Matt nobody was really talking game to her and she knew that meant she was in trouble, and they each said they loved the other. Cirie then talked with Cory, with much smoke being blown on both sides, and each of them saying they felt they were being targeted. America joined, and Cirie said if she happens to win the next HOH she wouldn't be targeting them.

Cory told us he was sorry for not talking to us for awhile (he's been spending most of his free time undercovers with America.) He said America, Jag, Matt were his current "real alliance" but he also said that probably wasn't sustainable long-term since Jag and Matt are too good at competitions. Blue asked Bowie which seasons she watched to prepare and she said 22, 23, 24, half of 10, and Canada 6. Blue said she also watched Canada 6, adding "that's the one they told me to watch." (It had several strong female players, and two female finalists.)

Gametalks raged on about who'd put up whom next week, with next to no waffling about the America/Cameron vote. Cameron's still a goner and Jared or Cirie are likely following him out as of now, but we'll see what they all get up to for Waffle Wednesday. Blue and Bowie had their first gametalk, which wasn't much, and Cirie, Felicia, Jared, Mecole finally convened a Brown Sugar Babes meeting but it wasn't much either, since the mommas have been in a silent war with each other for awhile now. Felicia didn't make dinner (she was working today) so everyone was on their own for that.

America, Blue, Jag had an impromptu language school covering Spanish, Korean, Punjabi respectively, with Felicia and Mecole in attendance for some of it. Blue demonstrated hand/arm signals for Korean vowels and drilled everyone on them. Jag said he'd always gone by Jag in school but if he needed his full name he'd spell it Jagteshwer. Years later he saw his birth certificate and discovered it's actually Jagateshwar. He said the same thing happened to his brother. America and Jag compared words that were similar in Spanish and Punjabi, and she wondered if India was ever colonized? Jag said yes, by the British. America was surprised it wasn't the Spanish.

I tuned out the rest of the gametalks and check-ins, so I don't have anything more to add on all that - apologies, but they'll do it all over again tomorrow. Chances are good they'll get their halfway party tomorrow. That usually means feeds down from 6pm to 8pm or so because they get music, along with food, the traditional photo cake, and booze.

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Day 50 - Wednesday - September 20, 2023

They didn't get a pantry restock which got them wondering if they were about to be split like Brochella/Dyre, but they don't know it's a double which would leave them with nine (unless the scary ending Julie teased involves a revival). America and Blue plus Jag made a late breakfast of chilaquiles which everyone enjoyed. Cameron sat mostly silent at his perch at the island for much of the prep time, with his sunglasses on. He seemed to be glaring but maybe that was just the shades giving that impression. Cirie said to several of them at one point, if Cameron ends up staying somehow, "production, just put my suitcase in the room," and said she'd pay for her own hotel just to get out of there.

The Seven-now-Six Sins attempted another meeting but Jag was late again, and busy talking with America. Blue finally went to relieve him and babysit America while Cirie babysat Cory. Felicia, Jag, Jared, Matt discussed the next cycle - well, Jag discussed it a lot and then Jared took over for an hour so. He said he knew he'd be in a bad spot if Cory or America won HOH "but as long as this group's solid" he wasn't worried. (Oops.) They also laughed about Bowie just going along with everyone all the time, and how she'd said being HOH would be a terrible position to be in. Jared eventually left and Felicia, Jag, Matt agreed if they can get Cirie and Jared on the block, it'd be best to boot Jared first because he's won comps and because they were all on to Cirie's social game. Cory shmoozed Bowie while cycling and talking about future plans, laying groundwork to pull her in closer to his side later on. Cameron did some campaigning to Jared with Matt present, reminding him he could break a tie if Cameron can manage to get four votes. (But he won't be able to do that.)

America and Blue met and made a final two they named Sirens, or Sloppy Sirens. America told Blue about the Crossroads alliance that included Cirie, Cory, Izzy, Jared, and Blue told America that she was in a final three with Cirie and Jared. They agreed to keep their F2 and info exchange from their respective showmance partners, though I don't know if either did or didn't stick to that. They got a pneumatic tube message and were shown a puzzle clue that sounded like a phrase with a lot of missing letters. Guesses included eviction to be reversed, and BB zombies resurrected. They were all stumped by it and called it "a shitty heads up" that was just intended to make them paranoid. There wasn't any serious talk about deciding to keep Cameron as a result, and there were a few convos saying they definitely wouldn't change their minds about that. I think they also got a heads up about their halfway party shortly before it was due to begin. Felicia dressed up as a green elf complete with party hat and a pair of Jag's striped chicken leg tights, and sat outside the pantry with Blue waiting for delivery.

Feeds went to adoptable anipals at 6.07pm for their halfway party and returned just before 8.30pm. They had pizza, ziti, wine, beer, music, and the traditional photo cake, but did we see its picked-over carcass like we always do every year? No we did not. Most of them were sitting around or laying in bed, and we didn't get a peek at the kitchen or dining table at all until much later when we finally got a wide shot glimpse. They'd apparently been done for awhile when feeds came back, and I still felt robbed at not having a cake closeup for that collection. (It's the little things.) Cory told America he was ready to throw anyone under the bus now, and she told him she ate and drank so much she wanted to throw up, but I don't think she did. Cirie asked the two of them to confirm they still wouldn't be at jury if someone comes back after Cameron leaves, and they said that was correct. Cirie said "damn!" and she slammed a couple closet doors as she walked by, adding "just kidding" (about the slam) and "shit! That's some bullshit!" Blue gave us a recap of her season in her Diary voice, eventually arriving at the present, saying she's in a good position right now. And she said Jared's "my boo, my babe, but in the game he's cut off."

Many were in bed and asleep just after 10pm, and I didn't stick around for whatever the others were yapping about. Cameron's a goner for sure tomorrow, and likely Jared as well, depending who wins the quickie HOH. Unless the Scaryverse brings one of them back. We'll see.

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Ratings - BB Cafe special edition

Ratings are based on whimsy

Noms count: original/renom/twist

Outwardly, the BB Cafe seems like a nice, local, homey place to grab a bite but it's actually just one in a large chain owned by a faceless corporate conglomerate. Everything's been carefully constructed after many consumer studies to lure in customers with the cute asylum decor and giant meatballs. Some locations have a suggestion box indicating they're open to new ideas, but it's rarely opened.

Won: Dinner guest

HOH 0 - Veto 0 - Noms 1/0/0 - HN 2


27 - Applicant - Single
Medical receptionist - Brooklyn NY

Hostess. Miss America will greet you in a friendly manner and tell you the BB Cafe regretfully doesn't take reservations, so please wait over there until your table is ready and your name is called. A few regulars give her some low-key harassment by saying their party's name is Dufresne, and then they laugh, but she doesn't understand what that's about. Sometimes she'll show you to your table and hand out menus, but usually she just points in the general direction you should go. She'll usually offer you a complimentary mint on your way out.

Won: $1,000

HOH 0 - Veto 0 - Noms 1/0/0 - HN 1


25 - Recruit - Single
Brand strategist - New York, NY

Customer. As an up and coming brand strategist and/or foodie TikTok influencer, Blue's always looking for trendy new eateries she can 'discover' for her followers. While the BB Cafe is more basic than the usual in-crowd places she normally posts pics of herself and her food from, she's hoping to start (and take credit for) a new retro craze featuring basic burgers and sandwiches served on paper placemats in naugahyde booths.

Won: Netherland Day 11; a pressure cooker

HOH 0 - Veto 0 - Noms 0/0/0 - HN 2


45 - Applicant
Barrister/DJ - Los Angeles, CA

Unknown. Bowie's a regular at the BB Cafe and most assume she's an employee, but nobody's quite sure what she does. There's been some gossip that maybe she's an undercover food critic, but after her 47th consecutive day showing up, that theory's been dropped. Maybe she's an undercover security agent making sure nobody slips the little jam and jelly packets into their bag to take home. Whatever she is, she's nearly always in a good mood and she doesn't cause more than her share of problems, so they let her stick around.

Won: Europe trip; 1 week 5 days piggy suit; 2000 cups of dirt with Izzy

HOH 2 - Veto 1 - Noms 3/1/0 - HN 0


34 - Applicant - Separated, 1 daughter
Stay-at-home dad - Eastman, GA

Busboy. He does a decent job of clearing away ketchup-smeared plates, syrup-sticky wadded up napkins, and the other messes BB Cafe's diners leave behind, but he often does it noisily enough to irk nearby customers, and he usually takes too long per table, blocking aisles so paying customers have to wait around for him to finish before they can pay and get out of there. That's a problem for management, plus there's been complaints about excessive curly hairs left behind on his tables, so the gossip is he's about to be fired.

Won: Dinner guest; Invincibility vote; 48 hrs kayak with Felicia

HOH 0 - Veto 0 - Noms 0/0/0 - HN 1


53 - Recruit/stuntcast - Married, 3 sons
Surgical director

Cashier. She thought she was going to be maitre d' in a more upscale restaurant that uses actual tablecloths, but she accepted the position of cashier at BB Cafe anyway. She likes keeping her eye on everyone, staff and customers alike, from her perch near the entrance, and she keeps copious mental notes about which regulars use cash and which use cards (and which cards), and she's especially aware of what kind of tippers people are. She sometimes seats customers when the Hostess goes on break to hang out in the Manager's office, but she doesn't tell America which tables she's filled. Cirie means no harm: it's just a little side game that makes her smile, and it breaks up the monotony of her long shifts.

Won: Netherland Day 1; Invincibility vote

HOH 0 - Veto 0 - Noms 1/0/1 - HN 3


21 - Applicant/stuntcast - Single
College student
Ft Lauderdale, FL

Manager. The sign on his office door says MANAGER anyway, and his office is little more than a closet, but he takes pride in the title. He has business cards that say MANAGER even though he rarely has occasion to give them to anyone. Mostly he stays in his office running profit/loss statements, risk assessment spreadsheets, and running lease vs buy analyses in case the BB Cafe ever decides to upgrade the facilities. He does most of that for his own enjoyment. His actual job is making the staff schedule and doing the weekly employee payroll, and making sure everyone reports their tips properly.

Won: 24 18 hours slimings; Dinner guest; 48 hrs kayak with Cirie

HOH 1 - Veto 0 - Noms 1/0/1 - HN 1


63 - Applicant - Married, 1 son
Real estate agent - Kennesaw, GA

Cook. She can whip up anything from scrambled eggs and toast to a memorable BLT, to fully catered dinners for 17 or fewer. Some of the staff claims she can be difficult to work with but they soon learn if they just stay out of her way, she'll get on with the job without incident. She's known for being particularly demanding about her stock and supplies, and the Manager tends to ignore those demands because he's always trying to lower costs in hopes corporate management notices. But they never do, and instead they usually supply Felicia with whatever raw materials and supplies she asks for because they know the customers love her food.

Won: $5,000; Netherland Day 10; Week 2 immunity; 1 week chicken suit; Invincibility vote; Day 30 revival

HOH 0 - Veto 2 - Noms 2/1/0 - HN 1


25 - Applicant - Single
Truck company owner/realtor - Omak, WA

Waiter. He's not the best waiter in the world but not the worst. He uses an order pad but doesn't always remember who gets the cobb salad and who gets the bacon burger when the food comes. He's got an easy friendly manner so his tables don't usually mind swapping plates after they've been served, but his tips are erratic.

Won: Netherland Day 9

HOH 2 - Veto 1 - Noms 0/0/1 - HN 2


25 - Applicant/stuntcast - Single
Exterminator - Norwalk, CT

Maintenance. Nobody's really sure what his job description is. Back room gossip says he only got the job because the Cashier put in a good word for him but he does do a lot, from running errands to replacing light bulbs. He shows up for work every day but is often found sleeping in empty booths, and has occasionally been reprimanded for fraternizing with a Customer.

Won: Invincibility vote and power; 1 week 5 days Duhamel-a-maniac

HOH 0 - Veto 0 - Noms 0/0/0 - HN 2


27 - Recruit - Single
Deaflympics gold medalist - Baton Rouge, LA

Waiter. He's a customer favorite and diners often request to be seated at one of his tables. This sometimes irritates the Hostess because her waiting area gets too crowded and she gets complaints about that, but diners at Jag's tables are notoriously slow eaters so the backup can't be helped. Matt's a much more efficient waiter but he and Jag usually pool their tips and then split them 50/50, even though Matt's are usually higher.

Won: Dinner with 3 guests

HOH 0 - Veto 0 - Noms 0/0/0 - HN 1


30 - Applicant - Newlywed
Political consultant - Upper Marlboro, MD

Customer. She knows the value of a dollar and she knows good food, so it's a no-brainer she eats here regularly even though she could easily afford pricier and fancier restaurants. She overhears a lot of staff gossip but she mostly stays out of it, and she never irritates fellow customers. She's gotten friendly with the Cook because she remembers to send her regards to the kitchen after a good meal, so she often gets an extra muffin or a free dessert because little tokens of gratitude are appreciated. She usually takes those extras home to eat later.

Won: 1 week 5 days piggy suit; 2000 cups of dirt with Cameron

HOH 0 - Veto 0 - Noms 1/0/0 - HN 2


32 - Applicant - Has a girlfriend
Flutist - New York, NY

5th evicted - Day 44

She clocked Cirie and Jared in a minute, and she quickly went from being a Cirie fan to a devoted ally and surrogate daughter. She made no secret of it and that didn't go unnoticed. She was often manic, chaotic, and cracked, and her animated conversations and limitless facial expressions became their own side game. She later calmed down under Cirie's mentorship and they drove the first half of the game, not always to their benefit. She was a never-a-dull-moment hamster and that's always good for fun feeds.

Won: 1 year P+ and home theater

HOH 0 - Veto 1 - Noms 1/0/0 - HN 1


37 38 - Recruit - Has a girlfriend, 3 kids
Sales/TikTokker - Gatlinburg, TN

4th evicted - Day 37

He was a caricature of himself on the episodes but he was more genuine on feeds. His and Cameron's bromance was like some over-countrified afterschool special and when they broke up, the tinkly piano shifted to a broken banjo string twang. He said some inappropriate things, he provided baked goods, and he was a good sport about his birthday roast. He was a victim of the heavily layered and interwoven alliance mess, so this feller had to skedaddle back to hawkin' moonshine in Gatlinburg.

Won: Nothing

HOH 1 - Veto 2 - Noms 0/1/0 - HN 1


45 - Applicant - Divorced
Geriatric physician/burlesquer - Seattle, WA

3rd evicted - Day 23

He painted a target on himself by winning the first two vetos and the second HOH, and he knew that. He started out fun and lively but he got HOHitis so bad his own alliance orchestrated a blindside plan to put him up and out. His campaign pitches were painful, right? As he gave marathon speeches, right? In his soft breathy voice, right? To anyone he could corner for an hour, right? He was a superb comp host and game show emcee for one of the few group activities they did.

Won: Nothing

HOH 1 - Veto 0 - Noms 1/0/0 - HN 0


24 - Recruit - Single
Bartender - Nashville, TN

2nd evicted - Day 16

Four people were already nominated when she won the first HOH and all she had to do was remove two. She spent most of the first days repeating she wanted an alliance of eight, which she eventually pulled together, with F2, F3, F4 along the way. She had it made but then found out everyone else knew about her eight and she spent the rest of her HOH week in tears. Then she hit the block and campaigned poorly, but at least she went out fighting.

Won: Nothing

HOH 0 - Veto 0 - Noms 0/0/1 - HN 0


25 - Recruit - Single
Molecular biologist - Houston, TX

1st evicted - Day 9

She was on the block when she started to pitch and double-dip, and you can't blame her for that. Being new to BB, that's what she'd seen on the shows, and most everyone else started doing the same thing right away anyway. But Kirsten became an easy scapegoat since she wasn't in their inner power circles. She would have been good feeds: she planned a scorching nominee speech, but then opted to go out classy and didn't use it.

Won: Nothing

HOH 0 - Veto 0 - Noms 0/0/0 - HN 1


30 - Survivor applicant - Single
Illustrator - Coral Springs, FL

Ejected Day 8

Between hamsters thinking he was a secret doctor and feedsters thinking he was a secret twin, his week was full of unintentional comedy. He added to that by not knowing the show or that the game had started without him, then he worked hard to join the game in progress, with no success. Then he dropped the n-word, and then he was gone.

Lines and Links of the Day


Bowie, about gossip about her: I've heard stories, I'm not worried

Felicia: I've always worked with all these people telling me stuff believing that it's true, so now I know you have to take everything with a grain of salt

Jag: OTEV is veto backwards, it's always a veto comp

Felicia about more reality TV due to strikes: After awhile that just gets old and stupid

Cirie: My top [eye]lid and my bottom lid were having conversations

Felicia to Mecole: My spirit is saying to shift

Felicia: I don't necessarily pay attention to words, I watch behavior

Bowie, over bumper pool: This is how I usually play, defense
Felicia: I've noticed

Cory: I didn't realize how much of a whiny bitch I am

Cirie to Jared: I think Meme needs a taste of the block

Cirie: I've worn a robe for 46 days

Felicia about Cameron's pie noms: When he gave Matt the key lime pie I put my tooth back in my mouth

Blue Diary: I'm a cutthroat bitch and no boy is gonna come between me and $750,000

America: I think I'm gonna go throw up



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Tally Items

Extracurricular Tally

Flashback times are Pacific/BB time

Minor fights: 2
-Cirie vs Jared 8/28 8.25pm
-Cory vs Jared 9/14 12.42pm

Booze deliveries: 12
-Day 1 Move-in champagne
-Day 10 Hisam HOH wine
-Day 16 Felicia HOH wine
-Day 23 Cirie Pressure Cooker six beer
-Day 24 Cameron HOH wine
-Day 26 Mecole/America/Cirie/Felicia catered dinner
-Day 30 Jared HOH champagne
-Day 34 Labor Day party
-Day 37 Cameron HOH hard seltzer
-Day 44 Jared HOH champagne
-Day 47 Two wine, six beer
-Day 50 Halfway party

Makeout pairings: 2

Sex events: 5
Minimum/known, based on circumstantial evidence
-8/22 2.01pm Blue/Jared undercovers handsy stuff
-8/27 3.55am Blue/Jared (aftermath)
-9/1 9.41am Blue/Jared (aftermath)
-America/Cory (a lot of vague talk about 'something' beyond kissing)
-9/12 1.42am America/Cory

Injuries/illnesses: 18
-Reilly's numb finger from move-in comp
-Cory's numb finger from move-in comp
-Blue's bumped elbow/rug burn from 1st HOH comp
-Red's bruised butt from 1st HOH comp
-Felicia's cut finger
-Cirie's cough
-Jared's cough
-America's cough
-Red's cough
-Izzie's bruised knees from 2nd HOH comp
-Felicia's sore/swollen knee
-Felicia's cut finger (again)
-Felicia's blood sugar drop
-Red's cut finger
-Jared's cut ear
-Izzy's sore knee & rash from piggie dirt walk
-Felicia's rug burn from Week 6 veto comp
-Bowie's sore gums

Broken habitat items: 18
-Stove (on first night)
-A chair
-Two street lamp decor/props
-Turntable (decor or veto comp?)
-Leaky kitchen faucet and/or sink
-Four drowned mics (all by Felicia)
-Decor/prop eyeglasses (by Cameron)
-Iron scorch print on a chair (by Izzy)
-Have-not ass kicking machine
-Laundry machines after TS Hilary
-Kitchen spatula from Red's peanut butter pie
-Ice cube tray
-Brita water filter
-Matt's Duhamel-a-maniac camera

Revive-a-Hamster: 1
-Day 30 Jag

HOH music
-Reilly: Morgan Wallen
-Hisam: Rent soundtrack
-Felicia: Fantasia, Side Effects of You
-Cameron: Eagles Greatest Hits
-Jared: Blxst
-Cameron: Fall Out Boy, From Under the Cork Tree
-Jared: Dom Kennedy

Netherland trips: 4
-Cory Day 1 via comp
  A couple hours, got nothing?
-Jared Day 9 (late night) via comp
  12 hours, pick someone for immunity
-Jag Day 10 via Jared pick
  8 hours, Week 2 immunity
-Bowie Day 11 via Jag pick
  12(?) hours, unable to be play veto

Unusual natural events: 2
-Tropical Storm Hilary, Day 19
-Earthquake, also Day 19

Scandals outside our BB world: 3
-Luke's n-word
-Week 2 veto comp accommodations/lack of for Matt
-Jared's r-word

Premature exits: 1
-Day 8 Luke ejected

Post-cast-reveal arrivals: 1


Production Goofs

 1 They ended the season before it began
 2 Season errors for Janelle, Derrick, Frankie
 3 Julie didn't know there is a reality casting Emmy
 4 Julie forgot BB1 feeds were free
 5 Julie said a BB5 conversation was 'halfway thru the season' - it was on the 2nd episode
 6 Press pics misspelled Cory's last name
 7 Official Instagram countdown off by 24 hours
 8 CBS Mornings piece called it 'the Brother house'
 9 Two shots at juror count, both wrong: neither is 'always'
10 Misspelled Rachel's and Dick's names
11 Bowie Jane's dropped Ball
12 Staffer (barely) seen on feeds
13 Omitted move-in self-intros for Cameron, Izzy, Jag on Episode 2
14 Misspelled Cameron's and Hisam's last names
15 Misspelled Cory's last name (again), another wrong version of Cameron's, two wrong dates in press pics
16 Feeds 1/2 froze on quads, 3/4 didn't
17 Browser tabs/page titles out of date
18 Hisam called to pantry by mistake (or prematurely)
19 No Cirie bio (as of Day 11)
20 Ad for 8pm BB aired at 8.30 (golf delay day)
21 HOH comp sequencing error on 8/13 show
22 Wrong show time in press pic captions
23 P+ app on Apple TV showing July 31
24 Pre-noms audio leak with staffer giving instructions 8/18 3.37pm
25 Misspelled Reilly's name
26 BB announced the yard's open to people in the yard
27 Ticket site still shows $500k prize
28 Conflicting info about Invincibility Power
29 Repeating erroneous info about Invincibility Power
30 Flashback is on drugs
31 Mislabeled names in press pic captions
32 New misspelling for Cory's last name
33 Continuity error on 9/27 Pressure Cooker show
34 Show changed Legend 25 alliance name
35 Faulty Photoshop lost part of Jared's foot
36 Faulty streaming info on press pic captions
37 Late question about HOH comp + included outgoing HOH
38 Misspelled Jag in press pic captions
39 Questionable elimination in Week 6 veto comp
40 Show times wrong on press pic captions again
41 CBS announcer mixed up BB with Big Bang Theory
42 Leave This Line Blank on 9/17 show
43 Cirie included in press pic captions, but not in pic
44 Bowie omitted in press pic captions, when in pic
45 Conflicting BB1 premiere dates
46 Staffer seen in Have-not hallway

Season Stats

HOHs in order: Reilly; Hisam; Felicia; Cameron; Jared; Cameron; Jared

Veto winners in order: Hisam; Hisam; Jag; Red; Cameron; Jared; Jag

Evictions in order: Luke (ejected); Kirsten 13-0; Reilly 12-0; Hisam 11-0; nobody (Jag 10-0/cancelled); Red 8-2; Izzy 8-1

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Week 1 BB Multiverse
Losers of four move-in comps went on the block, and HOH Reilly saved two.

Week 2 Nether Region
Inconsistent and vague. Individuals were sent to Nether Region for varying lengths of time, receiving 'something good or bad' and selecting the next one to go. Roster of who went and for how long is in the Extracurricular Items tally.

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Viewers voted four to secretly compete for the power, which gave the winner the option to save the Week 4 or Week 5 evictee.
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