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Reality High Test Results, October 19 – 25: The Clueless and the Annoyingby Belle Book -- 10/27/2006
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Welcome back to another week at Reality High! This time there’s not just one Survivor going home, but two! And of course, there’s an Amazing Race team that’s also going home, after the non-elimination leg last week.
In any case, the remaining 15 contestants from Survivor: Cook Islands and the remaining seven teams from The Amazing Race 10 returned, and I gave them the tests for this week. They took the tests, returned them to me, and I took a look at them.
When I saw Cristina’s answer to the first question, I knew it was going to be a long day for me:
1. You had just been told by someone at Tribal Council that you were annoying. How do you handle it when you get back to your camp?
A. Save your hurt feelings for confessional time. Instead, try to correct the problem by becoming more laid-back.
Unfortunately, Cristina chose “C,” and I had to tell her that she was wrong. Confronting Adam in front of everyone just wasn’t a good idea! It only made her look worse. When I told Cristina that, she said that she thought the people on Raro were her friends, but she noticed that people had been treating her differently for days. I said that she had every reason to be upset, but it’s still no reason to confront everyone. She seemed to want to argue the point, but decided to back off. Maybe she didn’t want to go to Detention.
Proving once again that Cao Boi’s got very little common sense, here’s his answer to the second question:
2. True or False: If you want to flush out the hidden immunity idol, you need to determine who has it before talking to anyone else.
Cao Boi answered “False,” and I just groaned. Cao Boi actually had enough brains to realize that there was a possibility that Jonathan and Candice might hook up with the original members of Raro at the merge. He also believed Jonathan actually had the hidden immunity idol. So he decided that they should have a 3-3-2 split vote, with three people voting for Jonathan, three others voting for Candice and the other two voting for either Cao Boi or Flica (most likely Cao Boi). That’s a great idea, right?
Well, it would’ve been if Cao Boi hadn’t made two mistakes. First, he mistakenly believed that Jonathan had the hidden immunity idol. Second, he told Yul – who had the hidden immunity idol. He really should’ve talked it over with Flica, Ozzy, and Sundra first, because those three had never been to Exile Island. Then he should’ve done some sleuthing to find out who had the hidden immunity idol, if indeed anybody did. Once he figured that out, then he could’ve come up with a plan to flush it out. But Cao Boi jumped to conclusions, and therefore the plan backfired on him.
And the cherry on the top of Cao Boi’s lack of common sense was in his answer to the third question:
3. True or False: When four people you are trying to get to join in on your plan are in a tent whispering together, be very afraid.
Flica answered “True,” but Cao Boi answered “False.” And I reached for the Excedrin. Cao Boi obviously trusted Becky and Yul too much. He relied too much on the fact that they were all originally from Puka and therefore should be natural allies. He should’ve realized that Becky and Yul were allied with Candice and Jonathan, that alliances that stick together for more than two episodes are probably going to trump those that were forged in just two episodes, and that others were annoyed by him even back in Puka. Unfortunately for him, he didn’t.
And speaking of Becky and Yul, I smiled when I saw what their answers to my fourth question were:
4. You are in an alliance with two people who are being targeted by a third person outside your alliance. Who should you vote out?
A. The outsider who cooked up the original idea and who is the least athletic.
Becky and Yul answered “A,” as did Sundra. I was happy to tell them that they were all correct. Although Jonathan may not be trustworthy, and I suspect this will come back to bite him later on, you need numbers at this point, and right now Jonathan and Candice give all three the numbers. And it certainly would not be in Yul’s best interests to allow Jonathan to go and thus expose the fact that he had the hidden immunity idol. So they had the right idea and let Cao Boi go home.
After Cao Boi’s completely unsurprising boot, Raro had to go to Tribal Council. And that led to the fifth question:
5. The winning tribe gets the right to “kidnap” a person from the losing tribe, thus making that person immune and a part of the winning tribe until the next reward challenge. Who should be “kidnapped?”
A. The one who is most in danger on the losing tribe.
Aitu chose “B.” Although I would’ve probably gone more for “A,” the correct answer is actually “D.” After all, Nate is a strong man. He really gave Jonathan and Yul a hard time during the most recent reward challenge (they had less trouble with him than Becky or Flica had with Cristina, and than Parvati and Rebecca had with Candice, but they still had trouble). And the men on Aitu just aren’t as strong as the men on Raro. So why not “kidnap” someone who can help you win a reward challenge?1 2 3 Next-->
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