April 2, 2008 - Day 55 (or 56)
>> Joshuah evicted 3-1 - Adam is Head of Household <<
James blocked Natalie in the toilet for a minute during Primping/Waiting hours.. she took it well
True, this isn't really a newsworthy event, but I need to get something on the homepage here to replace yesterday's little prank - there's talk in the villages of gathering torches to hunt me down
I had no idea Hamsterwatchers would believe the gag and I don't know whether to be proud or ashamed.. I guess I could apologize, but I think I'll say "Gotcha!" and leave it at that
This was unusual though:
A brief leak of the HOH comp rehearsal, with stand-ins in the backyard wearing huge nametags to represent the locked-in and waiting hamsters
Normally pizza delivery isn't newsworthy either, but it is when 2/3 of them are coming off slop, especially when one of those is Ryan
They toasted their Final Six-ness - as they had every right to - with their one measly beer apiece.. Big Brother is definitely not promoting alcohol consumption lately
They all savored their pizza like nobody's business, particularly the sloppers, particularly Ryan
They enjoyed their shared six pack too and all went totally silent as they worked their way through the meal.. as expected, Ryan overdid it and suffered for awhile afterwards
A Sharon cover-up?
It really seemed like the feedmasters might be up to something odd here.. it looked like there was a black Batman-shaped something over Sharon, blocking her from our view
Her hands moved as she spoke, and once in awhile she'd turn her head and her ponytail/topknot would pop out to the side, and then back she'd go behind her cardboard cutout, or whatever.. I'd even posted a video of it, it was so peculiar
Leave it to Aldav to point out it was just very coincidental placement behind one of the hanging mics.. oops and thanks once again
Adam read his letter to all, and he beamed over it and his new pics.. I didn't see any baby food or replacement cigs - he's getting very low.. he also got fresh flowers (didn't I suggest more of those? The audio bleed between feeds is better too.. hmmm and thanks!).. Sharon sat by the posies, her fingers working away at her blue crack: she's nervousing, as well she should.. Natalie & Ryan aren't.. James attended, but was quiet
Adam [reading]: P.S. I am not taking the hit for the baby food, you can blame Benscor [ph] for that
Adam: My roommate Ben sent it!
Adam [reading again]: Jarod and I were voting for the hard salami, sliced real thin
Adam: I got it! [in this basket]
Adam [re-reading]: There's a long list of 'babies' out here for me!
The "babies" (in quotes in the letter) apparently refers to girls waiting to meet Adam when the show's over, and last time's baby food supposedly referred to them also.. but hmmm, would they use the word babies? Wouldn't it be something like babes or chicks, or even bitches? (It is Adam after all), and he seemed as confused by the baby food as anyone
Maybe it was code for the young 'uns James & Chelsia, or maybe referring to Sharon for her BEEBIES? If there is indeed code, the "hard salami, sliced real thin" in this letter & basket would definitely seem to refer to James.. just a thought and fun stuff to play with.. the letter ends with "I am sending you hugs & kisses through this letter.. did you get it?"
Aldav is on the code-breaking case.. thanks to imaguy4alady for the babies=BEEBIES=Sharon suggestion
Late night fun
I can understand why a lot of people don't like Natalie, or Adam, or Ryan, or any of them.. each and every one of them in the habitat has unlikeable characteristics this time
But after James grimaced in the greenlight at having Sharon harangue at him with no escape, Natalie, Adam & Ryan hung around downstairs just goofing and having fun
It was reminiscent in a way of another trio of fun overnighters from another time, even if they did turn in relatively early again tonight.. Adam tossed & turned well into the wee hours though - which is very unusual for him
Pizza; and Adam read his HOH letter are posted in the forum, linked top & bottom of every page
Daily ratings - Da Jasinski Code edition
VTE = Voted to evict
Ratings are based on entertainment value
I just can't get too excited about the live shows either anymore thanks to Julie's 9-year-old unchanging script, other than to make the evictions and HOH crowning official. Joshuah gave a well-rehearsed exit speech like Chelsia, but where hers was bitter and nasty, his was sanctimonious. I'm sure he was bitter too, but he hid it well. The comedy bit of the night came from Tuesday's full moon turning into a crescent moon in 24 hours.. are we having a lunar apocalypse here? They missed the timely window for an April Fool's segment, and now they'll have to edit Joshuah out of the TPing if they ever do air that. I truly wonder how tv-only viewers can follow anything on this show.. fortunately there aren't many of them this time and that's a good thing when we have Sharon talking up Joshuah's loyalty, followed by Sharon learning he's been ratting her out, followed by her sappy farewell speech and hugs & tears when he walked out the door. The Julie questions to the assembled hamsters were fun this time though, largely thanks to Adam's 'What do you want from me now?' and his attitude in general. With fewer hamsters, we're back to HOH interviews and Natalie's was cute, including 'Matty's not my boyfriend or anything' but they'll keep playing it like he is.
Paired with Sheila
HEAD OF HOUSEHOLD
Big ups to him for a repeat win so soon, and for giving us all a side game through his letter and goodies that we can play along with at home!
Paired with Chelsia
He's not pleased anymore, and we know how that cycle goes: he's probably going to start yelling in his undies at Sheila again with 'the whole house is against me'. Can he win a fourth veto in a row? I don't think that's ever been done. He's still the designated Night Prowler this season, and we always need at least one of those.
Paired with Matt
No vote (HOH)
Too bad for her they did the numbers HOH comp when she wasn't playing, but she's the one who got the rest of them to pay attention to that stuff and even helped them all study. She and her guys were just great fun watching tonight, once she stopped the nonstop game chatter and hamster bashing, anyway. You have to know when to change feeds or use the mute button this season for all of them.. when used properly, it's all good.
Jen's boyfriend Paired with Allison
He ate, he puked, he laid around moaning, and he ate some more. If they have another food comp tomorrow and if he loses to slop again, at least he'll have an easier first day this time.
Paired with Jacob (her ex) Joshuah
No vote (nominee)
She threw the HOH comp in a very obvious way: BB often announces how many camera windows there are, and she's the only one who got that wrong - when she was in the lead. She may regret that. She knows she's going back on the block again tomorrow, and she's back on her blue crack tonight. (See Natalie if you're having problems coping with excessive Sharon talk on your feeds.)
Paired with Adam
She enjoyed her beer and her pizza, and that's the last I heard from her. (See Natalie if you're having problems coping with excessive Sheila talk on your feeds.)
Paired with Neil Sharon
He put on costumes and breakfast shows, and did hot tub monologues, praying & sobbing aloud. He exploded viciously on Amanda & Allison, and about Sheila & Natalie (usually focused on genitalia), but he left the guys alone except James, who he c-blocked & puppy-dogged. He had lots of schemes to save himself but used them up early, and his huge drama potential fell short when we needed it most. He had the only Diary restraining order I know of: 5 feet away from Allison.
Won: $21,000 Vegas trip
Paired with James
Sometimes a spitfire who gave us good fights & fireworks but she laid around with James way too much, which was her undoing and ours. She'll be remembered for feedmasters' attempts to protect her, strip/lap dance/makeout night, having sex, raunchy stories, a colorful vocabulary, getting smashed, smashing everyone's Easter eggs, and for going out with the nasty speeches they all threaten but rarely follow through with.
Paired with Natalie
America's Playa came on strong, prepared to showmance his way through all the girls and into the money. That didn't work out but he was fun to have around and he usually kept things light amid the chaos. He brought BJs to the feeds and made Bibles fun in there. Despite the fact that he's a pig, he has some good qualities too and he kinda grows on you.
Paired with Ryan
She called it manipulation - I call it emotional blackmail with a lot of 'poor me' thrown in. One of the most delusional hamsters ever (and that's saying something), she's the poster girl for Can Dish It Out But Can't Take It. She did give us some confrontation doozies and fireworks deluxe but trust her, like one million percent, she does not care.
Revive-a-Hamster winner & loser
Paired with Amanda
He started out looking like he was on board with Matt's showmance plan and CBS picked up that angle, but then we got to know a bright, charismatic, and goofy guy who had everything going for him in there except his partner. His diplomacy was remarkable and he might have gone the distance, but he went out as another casualty of 'Til Death Do You Part'.
Paired with Alex
She began with hysterics & drama and was at the center of the biggest BB fight ever, but she went out with more of a whimper than a bang. Her moods dropped as fast as her blood sugar but to her credit, she rebounded just as fast. She & Allison had dual 911 events, but Amanda's collapse brought unexpected (and uniformed) guests into the habitat and onto the air.
Ryan's girlfriend/Paired with Parker
She & Ryan could have gone far if she hadn't opened her mouth in the first days. She made loads of enemies in a short time and took Parker down with her. She'll be remembered for super-quickie sex in the bathroom and a rash on her backside.. hmm, coincidence?
Paired with Jen
He was good watching at first til he gave up and went on strike. He bounced back a bit at the end but his doom came early when partner Jen couldn't keep her trap shut about her & Ryan. She had to go, and he was just the innocent bystander casualty. 'I'm sick of people's dumbass assinine ass comments' might be Line of the Season.
Paired with Joshuah
He left suddenly and mysteriously but wrote on his MySpace that he didn't leave for health reasons, and that he won't be back. He seems like a good guy and I wish him well.. he's probably lucky he got out when he did, unscathed.
Paired with Sharon (his ex)
Gone before the feeds kicked in: he didn't even make an appearance. All that potential for rehashing their breakup and/or a jealous rage up in smoke. To make it worse, he & Sharon didn't even get an exit interview in Julie's boudoir - how rude!
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Sunday, April 6 at 8pm: nominations and assorted dramas
Wednesday's eviction show was third for the hour with a 4.0 rating and 6 share, behind 'The Moment of Truth' on Fox with 6.4/11 and 'Deal or No Deal' on NBC with 6.0/11. For perspective, the following hour 'American Idol' on Fox had a 14.6 rating and 22 share.
Adam is Head of Household
Nobody is nominated
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OB Incidents: 1 (Ryan/Adam)
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