|"Mature Women Have a Flair for This Game"|
|Season||Survivor: The Amazon|
|Episode Number||4/13 (069)|
|First Broadcast||April 2, 2018|
|Previous||Hotties and Notties|
|Next||That's What Allies Are For|
Mature Women Have a Flair for This Game is the fourth episode of Survivor: The Amazon.
Day 9 (Night)
The girls return to camp having just voted Subira out of the game in a 4-3 vote, with Jayla ultimately siding with the older women due to the more genuine connections she had made with them over the past nine days. Neasa and Jenn seem both visibly shocked and upset upon returning, with their body language clearly displaying their discomfort.
|“||Surviving tonight was a huge milestone for my game. Jayla sided with us, and ultimately saved my life in this game. I owe her a lot right now. I want to celebrate and continuously thank her, but I'm going to remember that this game is still running, and I don't need to rub any salt in the wounds of the two younger girls still here.||”|
- That was a tough one...- Edweena
- The vote wasn't tough for anyone but Jayla...- Neasa
- I mean the whole tribal council. Being there. It's tough. Doesn't get any easier...- Edweena
- Right...- Neasa
|“||We're nine days into this game, and we've just had our second vote. The oldest woman in the game; being me, is still here. What's more astonishing, is that the three oldest women are the ones in total control of this tribe now. It seems mature ladies have a flair for this game.||”|
Jayla decides to speak to the entire tribe, telling them her decision was down to the lack of a personal bond with Subira, reassuring Jenn and Neasa that it was "nothing personal" against them as a pair. Neasa and Jenn accept Jayla's reasoning, before heading over to a private area in order to come to terms with the events of tribal council.
- I can't believe it... we lost it.- Jenn
- (sighs) I'm just shocked. I didn't think that she'd go with them, y'know. She's freakin' thirty or something... I swear if it's all because of the bath yesterday I'll be pissed.- Neasa
- Well, I guess we're next.- Jenn
- Oh, I'm not going to lie down and die for these people. We're getting off this tribe somehow. Whether we win our way to a merge or see it through to the tribes mixing up. I've got you... I hope you've got me.- Neasa
- I've got you... one hundred percent.- Jenn
- (kisses Jenn's head) ... They won this round. Still thirty days to redeem ourselves.- Neasa
|“||Losing Subira is a huge blow to my game. Right now the power rests entirely in the hands of the Grey Sisters. I think that if we lose again I could survive because I am stronger than Jenn, but being strong didn't save Subira so I can't count on anything. Jayla made the wrong choice, and if there's anything you should never do is unleash the Irish temper from within me. I'm going to look for revenge, and I'm going to do it by outlasting each and every one of these girls. They won the battle tonight, but the war is a long way from ending.||”|
Most of the women lay asleep inside the shelter, failing to get up early despite the tribe being in dire need of food. Jayla stokes the fire, still looking somewhat sad after the events of the previous night. Delma sharpens her machete, eventually waking the other women in the tribe, telling them they need to begin their daily chores.
|“||We have so much to do around camp, and more recently we've been feeling the strain of not eating. I had weight to lose when I got out here, and now I'm able to see bones I forgot I even had. Generally our tribe is good at getting work done, but sometimes they just need a kick up the behind to get them moving.||”|
Delma gathers the women around the shelter, giving out instructions on what each of them should be doing throughout the day. Veronica, Edweena and Jayla go off in order to find worms to use as bait, passing them over to Jenn and Neasa, who have agreed to spend several hours fishing. Delma remains at camp, tending to the fire and boiling the tribes water.
|“||Since the takeover last night, it feels that Delma has really asserted herself as the tribe leader. She calls all the shots around here now without any second thought, and the rest of us just fall in line because we don't want to be the next to go. She has been sharpening her machete a lot more, probably to symbolise that she's judge, jury and executioner around Jaburu camp. I don't like being told what to do, but who am I to argue with the majority?||”|
The three worm hunters search through the dirt in the woods, using their machetes to dig through the ground. Veronica finds several large worms, placing them on a leaf in order to take back to camp.
|“||We've been feeling quite low as a tribe these last few days. We're low on food, and we haven't had much luck fishing without any bait. We came up with the suggestion that we should try to use some of the big worms we've seen in the dirt out here... lure in the bigger fish.||”|
After some more time, the trio gather their collection of worms and begin heading back to camp. On the way, Jayla looks for assurance from her fellow tribe members concerning her decision at the last tribal council.
|“||After last night I definitely felt uneasy coming back to camp. Neasa and Jenn both are pissed at me, and I get why. I effectively put them both in a bad position, and if we lose again one of them will be going home. I don't take pleasure in doing that to people, but I need to understand this is a game and I'm here for myself. It's a constant battle with my conscience out here. I have placed myself in an alliance of sorts with the older girls, and I just needed them to reassure me that I did make the right decision.||”|
- I just feel that the girls... especially Neasa... burning me with her eyes.- Jayla
- A woman scorned (laughs)- Edweena
- I just hope I did things right...- Jayla
- You did things more than right. You're with us now, and we've got your back.- Veronica
- Thank you... I know you guys do. I just get scared you know.- Jayla
- Don't be scared. You've got us, we've got you. This isn't an old versus young thing anymore... it's our four against those two.- Edweena
|“||Jayla did save Delma last night, and I think she's worried it'll somehow come back to her in the end. She's with us now as our fourth member, and I personally plan to look out for her in return. Unfortunately, I think no matter where she went she'd always just be the 'fourth member'. She bought herself safety by staying in the middle, but she denied herself deeper access into either of the groups that would go to the end of this game.||”|
Later in the day, Neasa and Jenn sit in the tribes boat in an attempt to fish, utilising the worms caught by the women earlier in the day. The two girls use the opportunity to talk over their thoughts, trying to come to terms with being the minority on the tribe.
- We've really got no alternative but to win.- Neasa
- They're solid. As a group. I mean we could try and get Jayla but she wouldn't put it to a tie, right?- Jenn
- Nah. If we merge at ten... we've got to win... (sighs)... three more immunity challenges.- Neasa
- I don't think we can do it. I don't want to go out before these bitches.- Jenn
- Neither do I...- Neasa
The pair become emotional, wiping tears from their eyes as the reality of their situation sinks in, realising that it would be very unlikely for Jaburu to win all the remaining immunity challenges.
|“||No one envisions themselves sucking at this game. I don't think I suck... not necessarily. I just think that I've ended up in this bad situation due to so many different factors. My initial alliance with Subira and Jenn isn't going to last, and we're down to just the two of us. Logic says that we'll lose at least another challenge before a merge, and if that happens I have to be ready to cut Jenn's throat... because I'm going to have to put myself first. If I can keep myself and Jenn safe to the end it would be amazing... but if there's only room for one of us to move forward I'll do what I have to.||”|
Sheamus, Fredrick and Mayson sit together on the tribes boat in order to fish, having got up early so as to not waste the day. The three talk about the positive state of their tribe, feeling that they've got the upper hand on the women.
|“||Right now the women are on a downward spiral. The last challenge we lost was a stupid match-up challenge that was more of a joke. I feel bad because the women started out with a couple of uh, older ones... and when we last saw them they were all still there. I don't think the women have been smart enough to make the right decisions... from a physical standpoint.||”|
Back at camp, the other four men sit around tending to the fire and cutting up wood, discussing a variety of topics whilst they try to pass the time. Isaiah sings to lighten the mood, much to the amusement of Hall, who tells him to "stick to dancing".
- Shut your ass up... I sang in my church choir for years.- Isaiah
- When? As a kid? Your voice has matured since then. Matured into absolute s**t...- Hall
- Go screw yourself. What about you two? You gonna send me through to the Hollywood round or nah?- Isaiah
- Huh? I wasn't listening...- Kennedy
- S**t... don't make him sing again bro.- Hall
- Sounded fine to me.- Ceri
- Look at him... kissing your ass so he sticks around (laughs).- Hall
- Yeah well, it's working. He bought himself three days. Step it up Ken and I'll keep you over Hall...- Isaiah
- Yeah right...- Hall
|“||The situation right now is that Kennedy and I have become the punching bags for most of these guys. Even when they're joking, they like to remind us that we're at the bottom and have no hope in making it far. Hall and Isaiah are like two bullies just rubbing salt in our wounds. I had hoped that Hall would be the right person to manipulate into keeping me around, but he doesn't seem to have any interest in working outside his group of 'bros'.||”|
- If we do lose, should we take it to a rock, paper, scissors between you two to decide?- Hall
- ... (shakes head)- Ceri
- Nah man. That's just rude. Leave em' alone now. We're gonna base it off merit.- Isaiah
- Well I'm glad that you're both being so generous about all this...- Kennedy
- Yo, what's up with the attitude?- Hall
- ... Man you did not just say "yo".- Isaiah
- Whatever... Ken bro, don't get so worked up about all this.- Hall
|“||Kennedy has really outstayed his welcome. He's weak in everything, and now he's getting rude to us. We're just making some jokes and he can't take it. I want him gone ASAP. I don't even want to wait to lose at this point.||”|
- Do you guys think that you'll make it deep? I'm just asking.- Kennedy
- In the game?- Isaiah
- Yeah.- Kennedy
- Maybe... why?- Isaiah
- You're all just getting pretty cocky, so I figured you think you're going far.- Kennedy
|“||Welcome Kennedy. When did you arrive? Been sittin' around like a meek lil' mouse these past days, and now you wake up and start stirring up the pot.||”|
- I think I'll get further than you.- Isaiah
- Of course. As you keep telling me, I'm the next to go.- Kennedy
- That's right.- Isaiah
- That's if we lose.- Kennedy
- Oh don't you worry about that... we'll lose eventually.- Isaiah
- Maybe we should all go back to hearing your singing.- Ceri
- Oh please don't...- Hall
- Nah, he wanna start gettin' rude for no reason let him get rude. Punk.- Isaiah
|“||I wanted to keep things cool in camp, and for the last few days it has all been cool. But certain people always want to cause issues, and if Kennedy can't take the fact that he played this game badly then he shouldn't have bothered coming out here. He put himself in this position and now he's taking it out on all of us. Yeah me and Hall are confident, because we're both strong and have the clear numbers...||”|
Kennedy walks off on his own, not wanting to spend his time around Isaiah and Hall. Ceri decides not to follow, knowing he may have to further distance himself from Kennedy. Hall and Isaiah both seem oblivious as to why Kennedy is in a bad mood.
- What the hell is his problem?- Hall
- I dunno. Maybe just lighten up on the jokes about how long he'll last. He knows he's next... probably best for us to leave it be.- Ceri
- He should've been the first gone.- Hall
- I'm even thinking that now...- Isaiah
- I don't care if you guys think this is wrong. But I hope we lose this next immunity. Just because I'm tired of carrying him along.- Hall
|“||I feel awful for Kennedy... he's not a bad guy, but he's probably not cut out for this game. I'm struggling too, but I have a better shot at making it further than him, and I cant squander that. Isaiah and Hall are complete jerks, and I'm sure they'll both get a comeuppance... but the jerks are who I need to impress or else my dream of winning this game is over.||”|
The men spend the rest of the day enjoying the food caught by the fishing trio, eventually being rejoined by Kennedy, who continues to remain separated from the main group.
Challenge: Light My Fire
The tribes are given flint and steel to make a fire big enough to burn through a rope, releasing a section of a banner which spells out a syllable their tribe name. Once a section is unfurled, the tribes move the fire to next station. There are four flag sections to be lowered. The first tribe to successfully lower all sections of their flag wins.
Reward: A refrigerator stocked with Coca-Cola.
|Reward Challenge: Light My Fire|
Ceri, Hall, Isaiah, Kennedy, Mayson, Sheamus
Delma, Edweena, Jayla, Jenn, Neasa, Veronica
The six women return to camp, gathering around their shelter after suffering another loss. Jenn tells the group that despite not liking cola, she's annoyed that the men continue to win the food-based rewards.
|“||Having the body that I have, I obviously don't really drink sugary soda or anything. But like, no one wants to let their competition win all the good stuff. We're starving pretty bad, and even though yesterday we got a few fish... it's not enough. We're living off manioc but we need something else.... for energy and for morale.||”|
- Lets look at the positives. Their teeth will rot drinking all that stuff without the toothpaste.- Veronica
- True... but it would be nice to at least get something.- Jayla
- I don't drink that stuff. If it was coffee then we'd have problems...- Delma
- Oh gosh... what I'd give for some tea right now.- Edweena
|“||As a tribe we've only won two of the six challenges so far. I don't think it's because we're women or because they're men... I think we've just got unlucky in a few of them, and they haven't suited our skill sets. If we stay like this then we may lose again tomorrow, meaning we'll be forced to vote out either Neasa or Jenn. I'll be pushing for Jenn to go, and I know Edweena and Jayla will both support that. If there is to be a swap soon then we don't want the two younger girls having the chance to get over to the boys... so the more we cut their numbers the better.||”|
Throughout the day, the women work hard around camp, wanting to turn things around so that they stand a better chance in challenges. Jenn and Edweena sit together scaling and preparing fish recently caught by Delma. Simultaneously, Neasa and Veronica go off into the woods to replenish the tribes worm supply, wanting to get as much fishing done before sundown.
|“||Our tribe has been working hard today, and we're not going to let recent defeats knock us down. We're the first all female tribe, and we're not going to allow a bunch of men take us down. Jeff told us about the Amazonian women who ran this jungle years ago... and we want women to run it again.||”|
Neasa and Veronica spend half an hour searching for worms, giving them time to speak without the interruption of their fellow tribe mates.
- I understand that if we lose again it'll be me or Jenn going...- Neasa
- Probably. Unless someone gets hurt, I don't see it being any other way.- Veronica
- I'd just like to see if there's any way I can guarantee I'll at least be spared over Jenn. I know I'm one of our stronger members and I feel I've worked hard around camp. I just want to make sure I'm not cut loose for any silly reasons.- Neasa
- Well, I know we all see your contribution.- Veronica
- And... if you can help me out on this should we lose, I'll owe you. I'll have no one really left here who I owe anything to but you...- Neasa
|“||I've always been a little cautious of Neasa. Ever since we started the game I've just got this vibe that she's not trustworthy, and she's going to be a dangerous player. Having her come to me and try to weasel her way through the next vote at the expense of her closest friend out here confirms everything. We voted out Subira because of the threat she posed and for her disrupting camp life, and I'm now thinking that Neasa will be the new disruption in our camp... and she's got to go.||”|
- Honestly, I think both you and Jenn don't have anything to campaign about. If we lose it'll be myself, Jayla, Eddie and Delma deciding based off what we feel is best. Now lets just get this stuff taken back and forget this conversation for now...- Veronica
- (sighs)- Neasa
|“||I thought that pitching to Veronica would help my game, but she didn't take the bait and instead reacted pretty sour about the whole thing. I went to the wrong person, and instead I may have just hurt my chances. Veronica has no interest in working with me, and it's either a personal issue or because they've agreed I'm the next to go. I can't go... (sighs) I need to be here and I can't just let this all end after twelve days. I'll need to speak with Jenn before Veronica does... because if the Graeae get to her first I could lose my only genuine friend in this game.||”|
The seven men stand around their tribe crate, each holding an individual can of cola. The men toast to their victory, enjoying the spoils of their win.
|“||We won another important challenge, and we've got ourselves momentum right now. It might not seem like much to win a refrigerator full of cold soda, but out here we've got the bare minimum... and to have this means so much to our tribe.||”|
- Ahhh... victory never tasted so good, right boys?- Hall
- How many of these we got?- Isaiah
- Over twenty left after this ... so if we stick to one a day they'll last for a while.- Ceri
- One between all seven of us?- Hall
- No, I mean one each (laughs)- Ceri
- Well, there'll be even more when we start bumping a few people out... (smirks). Cheers boys!- Hall
|“||We can't even have a victory around here without someone being an ass and dampening the mood. I say someone... nine times out of ten I'm speaking about Hall. It's just like how is this guy even real? Who bred him? Did his parents get a receipt because I'm sure they want to check the return policy on this jackass.||”|
- Right, well uh... I'm gonna go and freshen up in the water. Relax for the afternoon...- Sheamus
- I'll join... apparently I smell pretty bad so...- Fredrick
- You smell awful (laughs)- Isaiah
- Anyone else wanna come along? Ken?- Sheamus
- Uh, sure.- Kennedy
|“||Kennedy has been ostracised by pretty much everyone over the last few days. It makes me feel bad because I don't like to kick people while they're down. Yes he's not the strongest person, and he's easily our weakest member... but he's still an individual with feelings, and if I can at least make him feel more included whilst he's still in the game then I'll do that.||”|
The three men sit in the shallow water washing themselves, talking about their hopes to continue their winning streak as they do so. Fredrick jokes that viewers will be a lot less enthralled watching the men's shower segment.
- I don't think we'll be getting any Marvin Gaye accompanied slow motion (laughs)- Kennedy
- ... Eh, maybe Sheamus will... I can think of a few girls who'll be glued to their screens when they see him.- Fredrick
- Keep talking like I'm not stood here...- Sheamus
- I mean as handsome as you are... I'd much rather see the Irish siren getting her kit off.- Fredrick
- You're such a pervert man (laughs)- Sheamus
The topic of conversation eventually gets on to Hall's recent attitudes, with all three men admitting they are finding him difficult to be around.
- He's not the kind of guy I'd ever be friends with.- Sheamus
- I don't think any of us would be friends with him after this... Isaiah and him had that bust up the other night.- Fredrick
- That didn't exactly last long...- Sheamus
- I think it's just them tolerating each other. Mayson is probably the closest thing to a friend he has out here... but will a dentist really hang out one on one with... what does Hall work in again?- Fredrick
- Construction...- Kennedy
- Exactly. They'll never speak after this.- Fredrick
- I guess the only positive about going next is I won't have to live in the same camp as him.- Kennedy
- Well if you let Hall keep digging a grave maybe you wont be gone next...- Sheamus
|“||Living at Tambaqui has been a bad experience for me so far. I've never been someone who has been well liked or popular, but I didn't expect my experience out here to be so negative... it's not the elements, it's not being away from home, it's the people. It's just endless berating and mistreatment at the hands of my tribe. Some of them aren't so bad... Ceri and Sheamus are good guys... and even though he's a slimy player I can't call Fred a malicious individual. I uh, I just want to go at this stage... I don't want to put up with it anymore.||”|
Kennedy tells the pair not to give him false hope, and asks that they vote Hall off after him. Sheamus tells Kennedy not to give up, as there are "no guarantees" in the game, and that the tribe may manage to win immunity through to the merge.
- If we're to lose tomorrow... maybe you're not the vote. I mean there's no solid groups here that have a majority. Okay? Don't throw in the towel. Maybe one of us screw up badly enough to go home... or maybe we'll be so sick of certain people that they go instead.- Sheamus
- I appreciate the 'maybes'... even if it doesn't get me anywhere.- Kennedy
|“||Currently I'm tightest with Fredrick, and he's the only person I've given my word to. I think we need strength, which would mean that Kennedy is the next one to go. But sometimes muscle isn't the only thing that makes a tribe strong, and some of our members are dragging down morale and being straight up bullies. I don't want to send out a message that this behaviour will get you far in this game or in life... So if we lose, Kennedy might find the lifeline he's been looking for.||”|
Later that night, Mayson and Hall sit up together by the fire whilst their tribe sleeps in the shelter. The pair talk about the upcoming immunity challenge, devising a plan that may benefit their games in the future.
- I don't want Ken stickin' around any longer... he does nothing bro...- Hall
- I know... but if we keep winning he's going to just come along for the ride.- Mayson
- Not if we lose tomorrow.- Hall
- If we lose then we lose... if not then what can we do.- Mayson
- Unless we purposely lose.- Hall
- How would we do that?- Mayson
- You and I just make sure we perform badly enough so that the girls win tomorrow, then we go to tribal council and vote him out of here.- Hall
|“||Purposely losing the challenge feels like a big risk to take. We all know that Kennedy is going whenever we next go to tribal council... and it's almost like a free pass or us all. I don't want to willingly give up that free pass just because Hall feels he doesn't deserve to still be here.||”|
- I'm telling you now bro... they'll look back at this moment as the point you and I made the biggest move that gave us control of the game.- Hall
- But what does losing do for us having control?- Mayson
- We get someone out who doesn't like us, make our tribe stronger and we all get to the merger. You, me and Isaiah control what our side does, and we have a clear path to the end of this game. You and me will be sitting in that final two... trust me man.- Hall
|“||I'm taking a big old risk here, and I know people will think I'm crazy. But all the genius' in history at some point got seen as crazy... and then they're genius'. I want to lose tomorrow and go back to tribal council, and put my stamp on this game.||”|
The women prepare for the upcoming immunity challenge, not wanting to continue their losing streak. However, Delma and Veronica both privately believe losing will benefit their tribe, removing either Jenn or Neasa before a swap or a merge to prevent them from turning on the tribe.
|“||My pride wants me to make sure that we win today, and I'm going to go into the challenge and give it everything I've got. But if we do lose I will take it as a positive, and see it as a way to further cut some fat from our tribe. I expect a merge in the next week or so, and when we get there I don't want two voters guaranteed to turn against myself and my alliance members.||”|
With only a few minutes to spare, Neasa makes sure to take Jenn to one side, informing her that she had previously tried speaking with Veronica. Neasa alters the way the conversation went, instead claiming that she was trying to sway Veronica to see if she would be open to voting alongside them, but was strongly in favour of keeping the older women (and Jayla) together.
|“||Neasa has been trying hard to find a crack in the group of four, but so far we haven't had any luck. Veronica seems to have the most power... other than Delma... and if anyone could give a lifeline it would be Veronica. But I guess... she's not budging. There's no way out for us... we've got to win today.||”|
Challenge: Gone Fishin
Provided with fishing equipment, the tribes must catch as many fish as possible inside a fertile fishing area in one hour. The tribe with the larger haul wins immunity. The winning tribe also gets to take all the fish they caught back to camp with them.
Information: For Jaburu, all the women bar Jayla manage to catch plenty of fish, although Jayla herself doesn't perform badly. For Tambaqui, a majority of the tribe performs well, with Sheamus struggling at first, but quickly redeeming himself. However, Hall ensures that any fish that are caught next to him are secretly tossed back into the water. In the end, Jaburu manage to catch a larger haul, sending Tambaqui to their second tribal council. Winner: Jaburu
|Immunity Challenge: Gone Fishin'|
Delma, Edweena, Jayla, Jenn, Neasa, Veronica
Ceri, Fredrick, Hall, Isaiah, Mayson, Sheamus
Having lost the immunity challenge, the seven men return to camp, feeling a mixture of emotions about the impending tribal council. As several of the men scatter around the camp, Hall can't help but look smug, glad to have cost his tribe the challenge. He walks over Sheamus, whispering as he informs his tribe member of his antics.
|“||Everything so far has gone to plan, and I successfully got us to lose the challenge. I felt kind of bad... (laughs) ... nah, I don't. I mean Ceri was hauling in those fish and I was just chucking them off the other side, and then I'd assure him that they got taken back to the buckets. I've got most things in motion, and both Mayson and Isaiah will write Ken down no question... I just need to let Sheamus in on the plan and we're golden.||”|
- I threw it...- Hall
- Huh?- Sheamus
- I tossed some of the fish... to get us to lose.- Hall
- ... Why?!- Sheamus
- Because we gotta get him out man. Kenny hasn't done nothing of worth in twelve days, and I'm not about to take him any further. He goes tonight.- Hall
|“||... You don't think someone can become more of an ass, and then they purposely cost your tribe a win just to get someone out of the game. I really didn't know what to say back to him, but I wanted to smack him round the head...||”|
Kennedy and Fredrick head off with the tribes pot to collect water, leaving the other men sat around the shelter. After they depart, Hall decides to confirm the vote with the tribe.
- Voting Ken right?- Hall
- Yeah...- Mayson
- Someone better let Fred know before they go back a deal...- Isaiah
- He won't make a deal with him...- Sheamus
- Ceri, you're good with that? Voting Kenny?- Mayson
- Yeah, course.- Ceri
Sheamus tells the group that he'll go and inform Fredrick, asking Ceri to accompany him so as to distract Kennedy. The pair walk off, leaving the other three inside the shelter. Mayson asks the others if they should be worried about the other four being alone, but both Hall and Isaiah assure him that everything will be fine.
|“||It is a worry when you're in a tribe of seven and four people have headed off into the same direction, just before a tribal council. I wasn't completely sold on losing today, and I'm worried that Hall may have rolled the dice at the wrong time. I just hope if it goes wrong I'm not paying for his mistake.||”|
Whilst walking through the woods, Sheamus informs Ceri that Hall intentionally lost the challenge, with both men clearly annoyed by this act. Ceri labels Hall a "traitor", telling Sheamus that he can't vote anybody else after learning this information.
- I'm mad. He's out of control... when we get to Fred and Ken, you take Ken back to camp and I'll speak to Fred and see where his head is at.- Sheamus
- Are we shaking this game up?- Ceri
- I don't know, but he may have just blown himself out of this tribe.- Sheamus
|“||I've successfully got myself into the fold of this tribe, and I'm no longer an outsider. After losing today I did feel sad because I knew... or... I thought I knew, that Kennedy would be going home tonight. Then Sheamus told me that Hall had thrown the challenge intentionally, and now we're all about ready to cut his head off. It's the most despicable act you can do out here... and I think he should pay for it.||”|
Sheamus and Ceri eventually catch Fredrick and Kennedy carrying the water back to camp. Sheamus quickly tells Ceri to take the pot off Fredrick and to head back to camp, with both pairs about to undergo quick discussions after Hall's revelation. Ceri and Kennedy walk back to camp, talking through what Hall had told Sheamus, agreeing to place the vote on Hall at the upcoming tribal council.
|“||I was heading back to camp with Fredrick, taking what was going to be my last trip to get water. Whilst I was heading back, out of nowhere comes Sheamus and Ceri, waving their arms like two madmen with this amazing information that Hall can no longer be trusted. I almost laughed because I was thinking at what stage could any of us trust Hall?||”|
- We vote him out tonight, and I think he's gone.- Ceri
- Wow... uh, if it works amazing.- Kennedy
- I think it'll work. Sheamus was pissed, and I think if he's angry enough he can get Fred over onto our side.- Ceri
- (laughs) ... I want nothing more than to see his stupid smile wiped off his face. Let me know if anything changes, but you know I'm on board.- Kennedy
Over by the river, Sheamus and Fredrick talk through the same information, trying to come up with a decision as to whether they should stick with the original plan or change up the game and blindside Hall.
- Based purely on emotion, I want Hall out tonight. He's poison...- Sheamus
- I know, I know. I just think when he performs he does well, and if we get rid of him do we just lose again in three days time and vote Kennedy out... and if we lose more after that then we're down in numbers and the women will pick us off. Don't think they wont. This is a battle of the sexes and they'll want to say 'we beat the men'...- Fredrick
- (sighs) ... I think we could stand a chance without Hall, but I see what you're saying. You don't think there'll be a switch-up?- Sheamus
- I'm not counting on anything. I'm playing with the present... and we need to look at this as we're staying as our tribe until a merge, and we need to keep the group strong.- Fredrick
- ... So what do we do?- Sheamus
- If you want to go with Hall, I'll write his name down. But I think we need to separate emotion from this vote, and we need to look at everything rationally. Do we do what is right by our morals... or right by our tribe?- Fredrick
|“||I think I am playing this game with my head, and I'm not going to take my heart too seriously. I said from the beginning if I played too emotionally I'll be voted out so quick because I'll make the wrong decisions. Tonight is a big head versus heart situation... do we take out Hall, who is a nuisance to be around, a disruption and a bad team player... or do we take out Kennedy, the person I like more... but the obvious weak link on the tribe. It's tough, and both Sheamus and I need to do what is best for us. All I know is there will be an upset tonight.||”|
The Tambaqui tribe takes their place at tribal council, ready to begin discussions after a nine day absence. When asked about their camp life, all the men speak positively about their experience with the surviving, saying that they have been eating well since winning the fish bait as a reward. However, Kennedy decides to mention the "bullying" at camp, calling out both Hall and Isaiah for consistently "making remarks" towards himself. Hall and Isaiah both react strongly to these claims, denying that either of them are 'bullies', instead telling Jeff that Kennedy has alienated himself by being the weakest member of the tribe. When asked about the extent of the issue, Kennedy exposes that Hall had told people he threw the challenge in order to vote him out of the game. Hall laughs at this, loosely admitting to Jeff that he did indeed intentionally lose. Fredrick, Sheamus and Ceri all visibly look annoyed at this, individually stating that they are annoyed at Hall for his actions, feeling he unnecessarily handed the women immunity. Mayson tells Jeff that although he disagrees with Hall's actions, that he doesn't feel it should distract the group from making a vote that can keep them physically strong.
- Well you would say that, you're working with him...- Kennedy
- (laughs) I'm just saying we need to keep the tribe strong. To do that, Kennedy needs to go tonight.- Mayson
- Before we vote... I'm just going to say... it's clear to me that I'm not the strongest here, but the one thing I will never do is hand immunity to the competitors... I'll never intentionally put us all in danger just because I want to vote someone out. Hall put his mania before the rest of the tribe, and it'll cost one of us a chance at a million dollars tonight. Please, please... let it be him.- Kennedy
Sheamus and Fredrick look at one another, before all seven men agree that they're ready to vote. One by one they head over to the booth, where Kennedy is seen writing down 'Hall', and Hall is seen writing down 'Kenny-boy'. Jeff collects the urn, ready to reveal who will be the second man to depart from the game.
- First vote... Kennedy.- Jeff Probst
- Second vote... Kennedy. That's two votes Kennedy.- Jeff Probst
- Third vote... Kennedy. That's three votes Kennedy.- Jeff Probst
- Fourth vote... Hall.- Jeff Probst
- Fifth vote... Hall. That's three votes Kennedy, two votes Hall.- Jeff Probst
- Sixth vote... Fourth person voted out of Survivor The Amazon... Kennedy, that's four and tonight that'll be enough. You'll need to bring me your torch.- Jeff Probst
Kennedy smiles and sighs, taking his torch over to Jeff whilst sticking his middle finger up at Hall, who in turn laughs and calls Kennedy "classy". After his torch is snuffed, Kennedy turns and takes one last look at his tribe, telling them to "wake up", before finally leaving the tribal council area. The six men grab their torches and return to camp, once again equal in numbers with the all female Jaburu tribe.
Kennedy (5 votes)
Fredrick, Hall, Isaiah,
Hall (2 votes)
|“||Hall, you're not leaving tonight... but as a matter of principle I'm writing down your name.||”|
|“||Ken, I think the two of us could be friends outside of this game. I've got to play this with my head, and for the betterment of our tribe you need to go.||”|
|“||You got dragged this far. You're welcome.||”|
|“||I was gonna keep this respectful, but seeing as you wanna take shots below the belt, I'm glad that your weak punk-ass is going home. Go get yourself some manners because clearly your mama didn't raise you to have any.||”|
|“||From what I've been told I'll be going home, but I'm glad before I left I got to help expose the hatefulness and stupidity that make up your character. I hope to see you never.||”|
|“||Weakest member, nothing personal.||”|
|“||Kenny, you're a nice guy and the majority of us have respect for you. Unfortunately, I want to keep our tribe from coming back here, and the only clear way for us to do that right now is if you leave. Sorry.||”|
|“||No surprises tonight. After being told I'd be one of the first to go, I'm glad to have made it four rounds into the game. It sucks that Sheamus and Fred couldn't commit, but I guess they're just playing their own games. I don't think any of my uh... enemies on my tribe will be making it to the end. Even if they do there's no way anyone will be voting for them to win a million dollars. So at least I get the satisfaction of knowing they'll continue starving for nothing.||”|
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