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Old 12-22-02, 05:05 PM
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Survivor-changes ahead?

Hmmmmm..... I wonder what changes they will make this upcoming season:

* The survivors find out that all sixteen of them are one tribe.
* There is no immunity.
* Surprise! You can't have immunity two times in a row.
* All male vs. all female tribes (The Amazon Women of Survivor)
* The surprise guest is David Letterman
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I can't see them getting rid of immunity - the challenge is a major chunk of each hour.

I think in one of the future ones, they will go to a 3-tribe breakdown after 4 people have been eliminated.
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The next one is going to be all-nude. (Parental discretion is advised.)
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I SOOOOO want males vs females.
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Mmmm - how 'bout - it's just a cheap marketing tagline that means virtually nothing, since the rules of this game are changed on the fly to favor "characters" the audience tend to like?

Not that I'm implying anything . . .

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• Quoth GatorDeb •<HR SIZE=1>I SOOOOO want males vs females. <HR SIZE=1>


Yeah ... that'd be great.

If the men win, all the women can complain that the challenges were unfairly biased towards men (as often happens in these threads).

If the women win, all the women can turn it into a "women are better than men" superiority complex thing.

It would be grand!

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I hope they don't do Men Vs. Women.. It will be kind of boring I think.
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It's a non-issue. It would neber work. The women would never "survive" the collective PMS. You have to have a MAN in every tribe to bring some reason to the table. It would be an unholy slaughter!
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Here is what I would like to see

Here's what I would like to see.

Start out with 21 survivors divided into 3 tribes. The 2 losing teams of the immunity challenge go to a combined tribal council with each tribe voting off one of there own. The tribes merge when they reach 11 survivors left at which time one survivor per show will be voted out. This would bring more strategy into the game. The tribe with the most members at the time of the merger does not necessarily have an advantage. The other two teams could align. Unlimited backstabbing is possible.
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It's boring to watch an outnumbered alliance or tribe get picked off one by one. Change the immunity challenge to a challenge where the winner gets 2 votes, but still has a chance of being voted off. That might shake things up.
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Maybe the twist is that Jeff will now "count" the votes rather than "tally" them. Boy, that would shake things up.
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The twist I would like to see is to have both tribes live together but have the immunity-winning team vote out a person from the other tribe. That would be pretty interesting to let the other tribe decide who to vote out.
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I don't think that having opposing tribes vote out people from each others tribes would work very well. All of the stronger survivors would be voted out first. The last few shows would consist of a bunch of people like Jan and Vecepia. Who wants to see that?
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What about having the people survive in the desert or a snow envirment for a change? I wonder how well the ratings would do if they really have to survive for a change?
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Originally posted by Aaron Amos
What about having the people survive in the desert or a snow envirment for a change? I wonder how well the ratings would do if they really have to survive for a change?
I've pondered this for a while. How great would it be to have SURVIVOR ANTARCTICA? Why it won't happen: too much clothing. Skin sells.
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Perhaps there will be 16 woman competing and no men at all.
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how about


Survivor: Cannibal Island
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Whatever it is I'm sure it is not earth shattering...(not drastic)

I like the idea of granting the person with immunity the ability to protect another individual in addition to themself..
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Although it might be impossible to do, maybe they should try emulating the eviction process that they have on Big Brother, where whoever wins HOH can put up two people to be evicted from the household.
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Originally posted by grunter
Mmmm - how 'bout - it's just a cheap marketing tagline that means virtually nothing, since the rules of this game are changed on the fly to favor "characters" the audience tend to like?

Not that I'm implying anything . . .

Yeah, I know it seems like it sometimes. But I think there are FCC regulations for game shows that require the rules to be written out in advance and submitted to the FTC or something like that. I believe that there would be legal ramifications of having a game show where the rules are made up as you go along.

Think about it-- if they really could make up the rules, Survivor: Thailand could have been much more interesting.
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Originally posted by kcdny
Perhaps there will be 16 woman competing and no men at all.
I second that one!
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I think it would be more interesting if they gave them absolutely no food instead of the food that they give them now. I'd like to see them eating more rats and insects on their own. I mean if Jan can bury 2 dead animals that they could have eaten then they have too much food.
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icondude: They weren't given any food (other than what they might have one in a food challenge) in the Marquesas, and I dont think they were given any food in Thailand either.

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Originally posted by grunter
Mmmm - how 'bout - it's just a cheap marketing tagline that means virtually nothing, since the rules of this game are changed on the fly to favor "characters" the audience tend to like?

Not that I'm implying anything . . .

They can't do that. The show has already completed when it airs on TV.
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Originally posted by bdshort
icondude: They weren't given any food (other than what they might have one in a food challenge) in the Marquesas, and I dont think they were given any food in Thailand either.
OK, I was thinking that they all got the rice like during the first season. I wasn't counting the food challenges or insect eating challenges.

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