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On 7/14/2019 at 7:09 PM, hundredTT said:

Damn, well no doubting the redemption teams bond and loyalty. 

I guess.  I'm a little more cynical, and think Duck was just ready to tap, using Charlie's departure as a way to not look like such a pussy.  It's much like last time, where he escorted his teammates to the group camp before quitting, so he could look like some sort of altruistic hero.  I don't think Duck has the mental stamina for 40-day challenges. 

I'm not a Jeff fan, but hate to see anyone have to tap for medical reasons out of their control.  I would rather he be able to stay, but having to rely on others to make it to the end.  I think that would drive him more nuts than tapping.

 

   

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Agree.  That Duck thing was stupid as shit.  Kind of reminded me of the scene in The Princess Bride where Cary Ewel's character tells the evil prince to put his sword down and sit down, and he jumps into the chair w/o hesitation.

Kind of disappointed at putting the last 11 days + extraction into one, final episode.  

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Jeff's still a dick, but at least he saw how big of a dick he'd become and apologized. Next week a group post survival bitch session.

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That was a pretty goddamn good episode. 

I may or may not drunkenly ask Rylie to marry me later tonight on IG. 

The reunion episode is on Saturday because of Shark Week starting the next night. 

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15 hours ago, RPM said:

Jeff's still a dick, but at least he saw how big of a dick he'd become and apologized. Next week a group post survival bitch session.

Yeah. I actually respected his mea culpa. 

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I tend to hold grudges, so I'm not sure if I would forgive Jeff so easily, but glad he had to rely on others and that he is at least pretending to have had a change of heart.  There were a lot of badasses this season.  All the tappers came from only two teams...the all male redemption team (all tapped), and the all female team (both of Riley's teammates tapped). 

The reunion previews look contentious, with Jeff and Charlie arguing survival strategies.  While I did not appreciate Jeff's selfishness, until Charlie completes a 40-day challenge, he can shut the fuck up about criticizing how others choose to survive.   

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9 minutes ago, idigTexas said:

While I did not appreciate Jeff's selfishness, until Charlie completes a 40-day challenge, he can shut the fuck up about criticizing how others choose to survive.   

Co-signed. 

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Hypothetically, if any of you were doing the 14-day challenge, what item would you bring? Let's pretend your partner is bringing a knife & a fire starter is provided. 

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If the knife and firestarter are already there, I'd bring a fishing net. They seem to be the most productive way of getting food.

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The rules have changed over the years.  Sometimes they get two items, sometimes three.  I may have even seen four.  They always get a knife of some sort.  Sometimes they get a fire starter, sometimes a dumbass prefers a fire making kit, sometimes neither.  I've seen a pot to boil water as a chosen item, or as a provided freebie.

Assuming a knife and fire starter are provided, the choices are usually one of the following:
pot to boil water
mosquito net
fishing net
fishing kit (line and hooks)
fishing spear with or without mask
cordage

My choice would depend on the location.  Is there a way to purify water without needing a pot?  How bad are the bugs?  Is fishing likely to be a worthwhile activity, and is it limited to the ocean?  What are the other protein/food options?

I generally like the thought of a mosquito net which can serve dual purposes, but only if potable water is secured, and only if bugs are really bad.  They did not have one on the last XL, and did not seem to miss it.  It likely would not have helped at all with centipedes and scorpions.   

 

 

 

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2 hours ago, spystud13 said:

Yeah they did, one of the girls brought a bug net. Maybe Manu or the other one that tapped. 

I'll trust your memory over mine.  Regardless, it apparently wasn't a necessity, as no one was using it, at least not that they were showing.

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I wouldn’t bother with the reunion, it was basically 80 minutes of Charlie & Jeff yapping. The highlight was seeing Rylie all cleaned up. 

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Agreed. Wish Charlie would have punched Jeff in his smug fucking face, but that wasn't going to happen. Very little unseen footage. Already deleted it from my dvr.

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So Nicole, the really skinny chick that was rarely shown during XL & didn’t make the reunion, is apparently dating Shane, the blisteringly annoying fuck from prior seasons. And Shane now considers himself an actor. 

 

 

 

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15 hours ago, spystud13 said:

I wouldn’t bother with the reunion, it was basically 80 minutes of Charlie & Jeff yapping. The highlight was seeing Rylie all cleaned up. 

Forgot shark week took over. When did the reunion come on? Still want to watch, just to finish the season up. 

 

And I predict Shane and the weird girl ends in a murder/suicide.  

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Haven’t watched this show in a while, but just watching the beginning of season 8, Episode 2 “lost at sea” is legitimately my worst nightmare. You couldn’t pay me any amount of money to try that, even for 2 days. I’d quit on the spot. Fuck that. I know Im way behind, so I won’t derail the thread. Just wanted to throw my 2 cents in. Jesus Christ 

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Rylie looked amazing and it looked like the blonde in the blue dress bought tits with her Naked and Afraid money.


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16 hours ago, youdunnf'dup said:

season 8, Episode 2 “lost at sea” is legitimately my worst nightmare.

Being shipwrecked is my worst nightmare. Deep water scares TF out of me. Making it to an atoll might seem like salvation, but in reality drowning is probably the preferred outcome. Oddly, it never bothered me utill I went to sea, then it became very real.

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20 minutes ago, RPM said:

Being shipwrecked is my worst nightmare. Deep water scares TF out of me. Making it to an atoll might seem like salvation, but in reality drowning is probably the preferred outcome. Oddly, it never bothered me utill I went to sea, then it became very real.

Reminds me of a Stephen King story I read as a kid.  Surgeon gets stranded on a desert isle.  Gets hungry.  Starts lopping off body parts to survive.

I just watched the reunion show.  I thought it was pretty good.  Awkward at times as, I'm assuming, the players didn't get to see any of the footage until live on the show.

Rylie.  Wow.  Funny in that there are several scenes when she's on the island where she's so far from attractive.

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Yeah that dude crying like a little bitch not once, but twice, after talking about what an badass he was cracked me up.

 

And yeah...how in the fuck is someone that white?

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Unfortunately this appears to just be a one-off episode that they had in the can for some reason. There are no new single episodes on the DTV guide, back to the 3-hour block of reruns this Thursday night. 

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8 hours ago, spystud13 said:

Unfortunately this appears to just be a one-off episode that they had in the can for some reason. There are no new single episodes on the DTV guide, back to the 3-hour block of reruns this Thursday night. 

Looking at my online guide and it shows a new 1hr Uncensored and a new 2hr. They're probably recut old footage, but they're listed as new.

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I mean, I might break down a bit after 2-3 weeks, but there's no way in hell I'm leaving my female partner and crying on the way after less than 2 days.

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1 hour ago, Deej said:

Can your item be a 5 gallon jug of DEET? Because that's what I would bring. 

And you would give up the knife, pot to collect/boil water, or the fire starter?

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Double Laura episode last night. If there's anybody I'd want to be stranded with, it would be her.

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7 hours ago, RPM said:

Double Laura episode last night. If there's anybody I'd want to be stranded with, it would be her.

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Yep or the girl that was all into yoga.  Forgot her name.

Found her.  Makani Nalu.  Apparently a singer or something.

 

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48 minutes ago, Knoxtnhorn said:

Yep or the girl that was all into yoga.  Forgot her name.

Found her.  Makani Nalu.  Apparently a singer or something.

 

She was fine as hell. Also dug Cassidy Flynn. She seemed so sweet and giving in addition to fine. Seems like she'd go the extra mile in the sack.

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Bump for premiere at 9. Only one dude tonight, this 2-hour block before is typically useless. 

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