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BB12 DRINKING GAME
Take a swig whenever someone mentions Rachel
Brendon's back/Rachel's gone again
Brendon is Head of Household
Lane & Ragan are nominated
Ragan won the veto
Matt holds diamond veto
Ragan is Staboteur 2.0
Matt, Ragan & Britney are Have-nots
Waffling, whispering & trashing
Veto meeting is Monday
Julie said Matt's sparkly will be on Thursday's show, if he uses it
Next CBS show is Wednesday 8pm: Veto comp, Brendon's Pandora, Rachel returns, fights, veto meeting, assorted dramas
Sunday's show won the hour with 9.4 million viewers, 5.9 rating and 10 share, ahead of 'Extreme Makeover: Home Edition' rerun on ABC with 5.2/3.2/6, 'Law & Order: Criminal Intent' rerun on NBC with 4.4/3.0/5, and 'The Simpsons' and 'The Cleveland Show' reruns on FOX with 3.9/2.3/4 and 3.7/2.2/4 respectively. 'Big Brother 12' also won the 18-49 demographic. For comparison purposes, '60 Minutes' at 7pm had 10.2 million viewers, 6.5 rating and 13 share.
JUST THE TIP
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Episode 1 8/8 11pm Quads
Episode 2 8/9 11.44pm F1/2
Episode 3 8/10 11.10pm F3/4
Episode 4 8/11 11.20pm F1/2
What additional foods should Have-nots get?
- Eggplant & escargot
They're soliciting stabotage ideas again but don't bother submitting any as they'll ignore them and do dumb stuff they wanted to do in the first place
Two hour finale is September 15
Brendon opened Pandora's Box which let him swap places with Rachel for 24 hours. We don't know what else he got, but Pandora usually has good + bad.
Matt opened Pandora's Box which held the return of the staboteur (in the form of Ragan) to WREAK HAVOC, and gave him diamond veto for 2 weeks.
Ragan will win $20k if he performs 3 tasks a week for 2 weeks undetected. His identity will be revealed to them at the finale.
Matt holds diamond veto for 2 weeks. He can override the regular veto if used this week or next, and name a replacement nominee.
I use Stabo/Staboteur/Stabotage because of the typo in an early official CBS BB tweet
Annie & Monet were sequestered until Andrew was evicted. Nobody knows why.
The first saboteur was Annie. She'd have won $50k if she lasted 5 weeks undetected.
Have-Nots have their own room again, cold showers again, slop again, plus additional food items decided by viewer votes.
Nobody knows why Paolo isn't there.
The winner of BB12 will win $500k and 2nd place gets $50k. Hamsters earn $750 a week including pre-show hotel and jury sequester.
The habitat has 52 cameras and 95 microphones.
The recorded Big Brother in-house announcements are the voice of producer Don Wollman.
All feeds stay on one 'scene' when someone's in Diary.
|August 14 & 15, 2010 - Days 43 & 44
>> past >> present >> future >> all
>> Brendon is Head of Household - Lane & Ragan are nominated <<
>> Ragan holds veto - Matt holds diamond veto <<
>> Rachel came back Saturday & Brendon was gone - Back to normal Sunday <<
>> Tweeting Big Brother since BB8 - click to see all or follow - latest:
Observant Hamsterwatchers know I've been poking at the typos in their tweets this season and wondering how paid professionals could be so sloppy as to send out gems like wrecking havoc, if you haven't enough yet of Brendon & Rachel, announcing There in! back on move-in day, misspelling Britney's name, and my favorite, stabotage
Sure, it's nitpicky stuff and most think of Twitter as unimportant temporary media - never mind that CBS is about to launch a sitcom inspired by @shitmydadsays or that every public tweet ends up in the Library of Congress.. but tonight's CBS episode took sloppy to a whole new level when they misspelled Brendon's name.. we've always known they aren't overly concerned about things like accuracy in their editing, sequencing or character development, but nobody knows or cares about that stuff outside of our little insulated feedster world.. but a primetime network television show is kind of a big deal, and a major undertaking and investment, and you'd think they'd make the effort to get their stars' names right
Meanwhile the habitat got back to normal today: Rachel took her second trip out the front door around 11am and Brendon-with-an-o returned via the HOH room around 12.30pm.. he said he didn't see or talk to Rachel, but he did not say whether he got some cash or anything else from Pandora.. he also said he got a massage, lots of beer last night, a nice meal and a nice rest
They got yet another stabo video that said something about a competition tomorrow that could change the course of the game, and Brendon said he'd be angry if his noms end up being overturned somehow after he worked so hard to win the ropes comp.. Brendon mentioned his pre-noms re-do a couple times and Britney mentioned her Rachel farewell fiasco a couple times but the bubbles took all that away OBVI
Otherwise it was a nice slow day in there as they recovered from Rachel's revival with lots of naps, some pool, and the anti-Britney movement continuing to gather momentum.. Kathy alternated between shmoozing Brendon and trashing Britney at every opportunity all day long - she's really missing out on her usual 20 hours of sleep a day lately
The real news of the day came when the Brigade finally cracked open: Lane joined Enzo & Hayden in deciding they need to get rid of Matt - Flashback to 8/16 1:45am F3.. once they realized they were all on the same page, they relaxed and started popping funnies, like they do.. they laughed over how many comps they haven't won, and Enzo said Ragan looks like a "cracked out Andy Dick"
"I'm back, bitches!" (Saturday)
So said Rachel when she re-entered the habitat at 3pm today - or so they all reported, anyway.. naturally it was behind bubbles.. not surprisingly, she came in with a bang, screaming back & forth with Ragan.. he tried to bait her into using some homophobic accusations but she didn't bite.. she had already made a couple though
Rachel also confronted Britney about her farewell.. Britney said she gave her a nice farewell, quoting several items, and said Diary must have over-edited for drama.. note Britney's aired farewell was recorded on Fight Night, and she is BB savvy (and a feedster) - farewells are edited OBVI from however long they record them to 2 seconds on CBS.. later, after I posted this item, Britney told Rachel she did talk about tequila and extensions but she was not mocking, she was just so angry after Brendon said her boyfriend was cheating on her, and that now she has to watch what she says in Diary.. she also said she'd recorded it on Tuesday but then self-corrected and said Wednesday.. there were lots of bubbles through this, unlike the earlier discussions about the farewell
Back to our story, they realized Brendon had been gone a long time and went upstairs to find the Pandora's Box question mark in HOH.. it's all but confirmed that Brendon was given and jumped at the chance to swap places with her for 24 hours
All this came along not long after Ragan won the veto comp.. it wasn't hosted by Britney as planned, but by someone in a robot costume who made jokey pokes & digs at them.. it sounds like they had to walk balance beams back & forth, solving puzzles to spell out V-E-T-O letters.. some spinning was involved - Kathy fell off
Enzo took the first shift of shmoozing Rachel for a jury vote, followed by Matt, who discussed the Rummage Sale Incident a few times with her, and the others all filed in eventually - it was like Rachel was HOH and holding her meetings.. Enzo & Hayden continued their plans to go rogue from the Brigade, if needed, and to get rid of Matt if the opportunity presents itself.. that's been building for a few days, as reported here
The sidebar tally racks up some more
The next round was Ragan versus Rachel, and it was a doozy.. Ragan laid into her with everything he had, scoring direct hit after direct hit, and while his logic was faultless (with most of the same points he made from the hammock on Fight Night), he was also seething - the veins in his neck were bulging.. Rachel ran out of ammo early, coming back with stuff like "I love gay people and you suck at it" and worse.. Flashback to around 6:10pm to watch this one.. they made up later, OBVI
Later still, Enzo got wind that his name was being tossed around by Brendon as a stabo suspect, which ticked him off no end since he'd sworn on his baby daughter to Brendon that he isn't.. this one made its way around the habitat at warp speed and resulted in - you guessed it - Rachel versus Britney, again.. Flashback to approx 11:55pm for this one.. oddly, there was no cam on Rachel, and it was a long fight
Everyone's still awake and abuzz as of 2am, except Rachel.. as I write this, Enzo, Lane & Hayden are parannoying (© BB5/7 Diane) about Britney and about Matt (again).. Lane pointed out that the two of them are roomies now.. meanwhile Britney, Matt & Ragan are rehashing in their Have-nots room, with Kathy.. at this rate we might end up with the three Brigadiers versus the current Have-nots, and Brendon & Kathy will coast to finals
CBS will never be able to unravel this clusterfuck
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LINES OF THE DAY
Matt: That Braden/Kevin/Lydia fight seemed a lot more brutal on live feed blogs than they showed on tv
Ragan about Brendon: Anyone who gets remotely close to him gets burned: Andrew, Annie, me
Matt about BB: It's so fun to watch on tv and so awkward in real life
Lane to Enzo & Hayden: Matt's more of a liability than Britney at this point
From the show
Lane about Brendon: I was amazed to see he has a family, he was not cloned
Britney: I love Lane, he's my little.. big brother
Lane: I wanted to go to a bar, find the hottest girl there, and fight her boyfriend
Enzo thinking Andrew was in the costume: So that'll go on his IMDB, that he was Zingbot 3000 on Big Brother 12, Day 43?
Ragan about Diary: I have some major production apologies to do.. this week in there, I've been so down.. Jerry came on, I got disciplined
Ragan: The one good thing about crying all day is it makes you really tired
Hayden: I was impressed, you flew through that thing
Ragan: Going back & forth on the beams, I thought I was gonna faint - what a gay way to get out of this game
Rachel: I'm back, bitches!
Rachel: Do you have to be the biggest bitch because you're gay?
Ragan: You're the biggest monster, you're more invested in making good television than in being a good person
Rachel: You cant even keep a boyfriend
Ragan: Okay, you can't even stay in the game of Big Brother
Britney about farewell: They even told me make it nice, she is going to jury
Ragan: Your boobs are a lie, your hair is a lie, your face is a lie, the only thing real about you are the pimples on your face
Ragan: When America looks at Rachel Reilly, class is the first thing that comes to mind
Ragan: Your game is over!
Rachel: I love gay people and you suck at it
Britney: You called me a whore!
Lane: Since when is that bad?
Rachel to Hayden: Apparently you & I yell at the DR camera.. [cut to bubbles]
Enzo: Do I snap now, or do I talk to Brendon and snap on him?
Enzo: Do you think she came back to start drama this week?
Kathy about Rachel: She's on a mission, she's doing the job she was hired to do, it's part of her contract
Hayden to Enzo: Don't go to bed without me
LINKS OF THE DAY
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CBS Big Brother 12 the official site
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Attwx Remembers Big Brother all seasons fun & reference by BB's number one fan
Sir LinksALot Big Brother 12 all the links, once again
Hamster revivals: 1 Rachel
Pandora's Box events: 2
Nominee speech scorchers: 1 Andrew
Makeout/sex event pairings: 2
Brendon & Rachel
Hayden & Kristen
House meetings: 2
Major fights: 2
Rachel vs Ragan (Round 2) 8/14
Brendon vs Ragan & Britney 8/10
Noteworthy fights: 7
Rachel vs Britney 8/14
Rachel vs Ragan (Round 1) 8/14
Rachel vs Kathy 8/7
Rachel vs Ragan 8/6
Andrew vs everyone 7/29
Rachel vs Kristen 7/29
Andrew vs Kristen 7/28
Rachel vs Annie 7/12
Deaths: 4 fishies
'The Soup' mentions: 4 of 6 shows
-Intro & Britney's flaming homosexuals
-Rachel the waitress chemist
-Matt's wife's fake illness
-Kristen's boyfriend & Richard Simmons
TMZ TV mentions: 1
Rachel being Rachel + Harvey's bored
'The View' mentions: 1
-Matt's wife's fake illness
Pap smear incidents: 1 Andrew & Annie
Pre-season connections: 3
Hayden & BB4/7 Erika
Rachel & BB2/7 Boogie
Matt & BB8 Joe
Absentee hamsters: 1 Paolo
BBQ SMACKDOWN SCORECARD
Big Brother 12
I'm hoping for some killer matches
Big Brother 11
Round 1: BBQ 0, Jeff 0
Round 2: BBQ 0, Jeff ½
Round 3: BBQ ½, Kevin 0, Michele 0
Big Brother 10
No title events
Big Brother 9 Winter Edition
Round 1: BBQ ½, Ryan 0
Round 2, BBQ ½, Adam 0
Round 3, BBQ ½, Ryan 0
Big Brother 8
Round 1: BBQ 1, Dick 0
Round 2: BBQ ½, Zach 0
Round 3: BBQ 0, Dick 1
Big Brother 7 All-Stars
BBQ training sabbatical
Big Brother 6
Round 1: BBQ 1, Ivette 0
Round 2: BBQ 0, Howie 0
Big Brother 5
Round 1: BBQ 1, Cowboy 1, Drew 0
Round 2: BBQ 1, Drew 0, Diane ½
Round 3: BBQ 1, Cowboy 1, Nakomis 0, CBS 0
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