Survivor Season 35

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  1. BigBrotherCritic

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    After a returnee season, its now time to go back to the newbies. I'm a big fan of the logo, its very different to anything we've seen before. The use of what I think is a moon instead of sun is a cool choice. The red SURVIVOR text is interesting. Overall pretty good.

    Survivor S35 will be known as: Heroes vs. Healers vs. Hustlers, a title which brings me a whole world of cringe.

    Here is the promo, in case you missed it on the finale:



    The tribes boil down to:

    Heroes: People who save others and army types
    Healers: Therapists and Doctors (the surgeon is even cringier than the title)
    Hustlers: People who get work done, such as the personal assistant... great

    Seasons like this make me miss the old days of survivor where seasons just had a name as the title. I think this season could have used the "Mamanuca Islands" title that was wasted as a subtitle for Gamechangers. Still, the season looks very interesting in the promo, so hopefully the title won't reflect what we watch.

    If you're interested in the cast, Inside Survivor has them all listed here: http://insidesurvivor.com/cast/survivor-season-35-cast
     
  2. Meglos

    Meglos HAVE A NECTARINE, GONK

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    I think I'd rather wait until the first episode to "meet" the cast. I tuned out of the preview on the finale for the same reason.
    I don't really like it when they categorize people, which as you said they seem to need to do these days. As long as some interesting people come out of it, I don't really care which category they fall into.
     
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    Lindsay1973 Well-Known Member Awesome site donor

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    Maybe it's because they keep going back to fiji...maybe it's cheaper for them who knows but they cant keep calling
    each season Fiji so they have to come up with these names for the season
     
  4. Winterbourne

    Winterbourne Unfallen Icarus

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    Sophie Clark made an interesting observation - that there was no clear 'story' this season, just a series of somewhat exciting scenes, whereas on seasons ok!e Heroes Vs Villain or BBB, there is more of a clear identity to the tribes. S34 was so switched around d that it was impossible to track who had been with who over the season, so betrayals etc meant less. Tai said in the finale he'd been with Sarah since the start. That could well be true, but I couldn't say.

    Maybe the theme will help - I'm sure Coach would have behaved differently if he'd been called a Hero, like some of these soldiers are.

    The title sounds cringe-worthy, but Heroes Vs Villains and Cagayan are two of my favourites, and Millennials vs Gen X was good (despite Probst forcing the theme.)

    I've recently noticed that the YouTube trailer machine has spoiled so many movies, that I've stopped watching previews now.
     
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  5. Meglos

    Meglos HAVE A NECTARINE, GONK

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    Sorry if this is old news but I don't read Survivor forums. I read today that Todd (winner of Survivor : China) was "close to death" from alcoholism in 2013 (it's on his wikpedia page). That's a shame.
     
  6. BigBrotherCritic

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    Yeah he was shit-faced on Dr. Phil



    Its very disconcerting to watch
     
  7. Meglos

    Meglos HAVE A NECTARINE, GONK

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    I'm not going to "like" that post, but thanks for sharing. I watched it and the other clips, very sad.
     
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    timmydownawell Survivor Sweep Tully BOOOOOO!!! Awesome site donor

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    It's obviously a question of costs. Everything is set up, they have local crews and support... and ultimately for viewers they really can't tell the difference between a beach on Fiji, Samoa, Cook Islands or Nicaragua. But yes the local fauna makes a difference when it comes to Nicaragua, Malaysia, China, Africa. Maybe the Fijian government has made a deal too good to refuse.

    I did like the variety of old tbh.
     
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    Will be on Go! at 7.30 pm on 28th September. FYI.
     
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