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|9/1 & 9/2/05 - Days 61 & 62
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Uh oh, it's another buxom blonde
Looks like feeds are blacked out (again) til after Saturday's show airs in the west (again).. obviously it does no good to complain nor to rant - apparently rants are only effective for hateful personal attacks both in & out of the house
The special guest Julie mentioned turns out to be BB5's Holly: she hosted Friday morning's veto comp and somebody forgot to flip the fishies switch for a good 4-5 minutes and we saw her in the yard as they prepped, with a big comp apparatus that seemed to have a casino theme.. lots of hamster face-discs as usual.. two staffers were even seen & heard - they were having shadow problems
Watch the video - link should launch Windows Media player - it may take a few seconds
Thanks to BB6World and Aldav for the vid
Before they abandoned us, Beau reported to Howie that he'd done the deed - he went off to the pimp room so Maggie didn't hear anything after all - he reported that it took 35 minutes with a 35 second finale.. Maggie asked Janelle if she could borrow a red tanktop.. Janelle said she didn't have one but lent her red baseball jersey from movie night.. later Maggie said "cuntface" to her cronies, which is presumably coven-ese for "that was nice of her"
April seems to be losing it in a big way.. just before the fishies came to stay she was digging in her nose again & complaining it was bleeding at the same time.. Ivette snapped at her to stop picking it.. April said "BB you fricking suck a big one!"
Another reality show with live feeds
There is another webcast to watch this weekend though, and it matters a lot more than some silly kids locked up in a tv house: these guys are in an office building in downtown New Orleans.. they've been writing a blog about what's going on there, with a webcam running.. they're already becoming legend and rightly so.. they acknowledge their viewers and send messages of frustration & greeting more than the hamsters do
Survival of New Orleans blog - do not miss the photo sections
live feed - no audio, but no fishies either.. you can watch them in Windows player and keep the fishies swimming in Real
This is far more compelling than anything that's ever gone on in the habitat, obviously.. here's one of them fielding IMs - he turns the cam to his monitor for a minute so we can see the rate they're coming in BLAM BLAM BLAM BLAM BLAM.. he seems to be answering questions from some folks.. not too long after what may have been the last blog entry, it looks like someone asked if they're cool, if they've got protection if they need it, should they lose power.. yes, they do
Saturday, September 3rd, 2005 - 12:52 am - Situation Critical
Well, people, I'm not sure how much longer we're going to have internet. Our last OC3 which is located down the street is going to run out of fuel sometime tomorrow according to the providers. They had a fuel drop scheduled for today and they didn't make it in. Now it's scheduled for tomorrow morning. Our fuel drop was a no-show also. We have fuel for several days, but if the provider goes down it's game over man. There's no reason to be here any longer at that point. Our primary mission will be over and this blog will not be able to be updated.. (click blog link above for the rest)
I know this is a Big Brother site and escapist by nature, but we can't ignore what's going on.. I won't make this political because it's much bigger than that.. please give what you can to the relief effort of your choice.. I recommend Direct Relief International - they're sending 100% of Katrina-designated donations where needed - your contribution won't go to administrators
Just a couple photos of a water "delivery" on Friday to the bloggers' neighborhood:
The bloggers are just a few guys among thousands in dire need, but they're hanging in there for us webbies & feedsters, and keeping it all too real
That's it for awhile from here.. sorry the site's gotten slow again
Return of the Jedi
Like Howie's Star Wars heroes, the badly outnumbered remaining good guys triumphed over evil once again on tonight's show, and Howie put up sole surviving pair Ivette & Beau within minutes of winning the comp
When the fishies swim away at show's end we find Ivette crying again, April looking concerned but more likely just glad she's not nominated, and Maggie in a state of shock that two from her team went up
Ever the good sport who's not only talked to both sides all along but is genuinely friendly Howie comes along but Ivette, Beau & Maggie are too busy demonstrating what lousy sports & sore losers they are once again
I didn't go on the feeds before the show today, but found out Howie did a "special" prep.. he used the bathroom instead of his patio box this time, and April listened in - thanks to attw x for capturing the moment.. after the show, Janelle tells April that she knew what James was up to.. then she & Howie celebrate and decide he shouldn't be unattended with the other team for long
Janelle: I heard that James was telling everyone I was going to give him a sympathy vote, saying I pinky swore it
Howie: Any questions, I'll talk to you - you'll be with me anyway
Howie: I was so excited when I won it, my two best times in here are when I won it and when you won it
Howie apologizes/peptalks Ivette with what she knows anyway - he wasn't going to put up Janelle - Ivette mopes some more.. she & Maggie complain about their "viewer" questions.. Ivette peptalks a sulky Maggie and snaps at April who snaps right back
April: What a bunk question to ask! What was I supposed to say when she said 'not your husband'?
(Maggie complains about her question)
Ivette: Some people struggle & struggle to lose 5 or 10 pounds
Maggie: I told them I didn't want to talk about that, it has nothing to do with the game
Maggie: I just want to go home, I don't want to go to sequester
April: I can ask her (Janelle) what they plan to do
Maggie: You're the one who says she lies all the time, so why ask her?
Ivette: Don't deal with her anymore
(Ivette jumps on April for returning something of Janelle's)
April: Don't tell me the fuck what to do!
(April goes on a rant about why she's nice to Janelle)
Watch the video: Link will launch your RealPlayer - it may take a few seconds
April logic She describes how/why she "keeps the peace"
HOH room debut time again - the crowds have thinned but everyone shows up.. no booze in the fridge.. they all gather round as Howie reads about his special gift from Master Replicas: two Star Wars lightsabers! They're awesome - Howie's jazzed!
He's pretty good with it right off the bat.. he lets everyone have a turn who wants to.. you can check them out yourself on today's link of the day
Howie has a quiet moment with his photos
The light sabers are cool in night-vision, and even cooler in total darkness
The coven settles down to their nightly round of hate-spewing and name-calling with their usual target Janelle as it dawns on them that one of them is surely leaving tomorrow.. Beau & Ivette start to pack
Maggie: Looks like I'm back shoveling shit out of patients' assholes
The Force is with him
Howie goes back & forth from up to downstairs, paying social calls and hanging out, like he does
He brings his light saber with him, like Jedis do
The coven sneaks into the pimp room to snoop around? See what it looks like? They've always said Janelle wrecked it.. they sit down to study and must be parannoying some cuz they shut the lights off.. Howie & Janelle study upstairs at the same time
They have an early wake-up call but April stays awake for a long, long time.. Howie & Janelle stay up late chatting too, but they always do.. it's a short episode today but a pivotal one
These links will launch your RealPlayer - it may take a few seconds.. some of these are just for fun, and some are to keep a record of the venom spewed by Maggie, April & Ivette since CBS keeps not showing it
Bye bye bitches!
Beau's speed rap His version of the noms, and Howie
The worst soul Maggie imitates Janelle, April rambles, Ivette boggles the mind
Make noise Maggie urges Beau to jerk it and she wants to listen
Good job, Anakin Howie shares Jedi lore, plus chiropractic lessons
Powerful Jedi Howie & Beau battle while April pokes Ivette
So rude, so fucking selfish Maggie & April trash Janelle, Ivette joins in
I don't care who wins, I'm just here for the cheap entertainment - the cheaper, the better
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