Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 09-20-2012, 04:57 PM   #1
Jan in CA
Moderator
Mod Squad
 
Jan in CA's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: Southern CA
Posts: 36,978
Thanks: 1,637
Thanked 8,645 Times in 7,047 Posts
Any Survivor and Amazing Race fans?
I love them both and never miss a show! Last nights first Survivor was good I thought!
__________________
Jan

When asking questions ALWAYS post the name and a link for the pattern if you have it.

NEW! KH knitting video archive
~HOW TO POST A PHOTO~

Jan in CA is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-21-2012, 06:58 AM   #2
Ronda
Instepping Out
 
Ronda's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: Michigan
Posts: 2,103
Thanks: 146
Thanked 373 Times in 358 Posts
Send a message via MSN to Ronda Send a message via Yahoo to Ronda
I love Survivor!
__________________
Ronda is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-21-2012, 07:45 AM   #3
ChatyKathy
Ribbing the Cuff
 
ChatyKathy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Blue Mound, Ks
Posts: 89
Thanks: 3
Thanked 19 Times in 19 Posts
I love Survivor and I thought it was good also. I didnt like that they brought the 3 from before. The should of waitied till a reunion to do that. I dont think Lisa (Blair) will last very long. Guess we will see. I have watch forever and like you I dont miss a show.
__________________
Kathy McHorse
Blue Mound, Ks
ChatyKathy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-29-2012, 01:40 AM   #4
MomoKnits
Ribbing the Cuff
 
MomoKnits's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Where it's hot
Posts: 32
Thanks: 4
Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts
I think I only saw the first two or three seasons of Survivor, than quit.

The Amazing Race is my favorite!! Got into it back in 2008 and have been hooked ever since. Find my heart breaking so often watching that show.
MomoKnits is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-29-2012, 01:47 AM   #5
Jan in CA
Moderator
Mod Squad
 
Jan in CA's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: Southern CA
Posts: 36,978
Thanks: 1,637
Thanked 8,645 Times in 7,047 Posts
Originally Posted by ChatyKathy View Post
I love Survivor and I thought it was good also. I didnt like that they brought the 3 from before. The should of waitied till a reunion to do that. I dont think Lisa (Blair) will last very long. Guess we will see. I have watch forever and like you I dont miss a show.
No, it doesn't seem like she will. She said she's shy and she seems pretty fragile emotionally.

I don't usually like the shows quite as much when they bring the old players back. They usually bring the most annoying or awful people back! I don't mind these guys though. If Russell doesn't shut the heck up he isn't going to last long though!

Momoknits- I know what you mean! Sometimes it's hard to watch!
__________________
Jan

When asking questions ALWAYS post the name and a link for the pattern if you have it.

NEW! KH knitting video archive
~HOW TO POST A PHOTO~

Jan in CA is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-17-2012, 12:11 PM   #6
ArtLady1981
Moderator
Mod Squad
 
ArtLady1981's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Kent, Washington
Posts: 10,448
Thanks: 5,264
Thanked 3,880 Times in 3,001 Posts
I have watched every episode of every Season of Survivor since the very beginning, about 11 years ago when Richard Hatch won!

We have a wonderful Survivor Fans Group over at Ravelry, too, Jan! I have learned tons of things from the members. Such as....do you know what The Ponderosa is???

It is where the producers sequester the jury members until the final Tribal Counsel. Whereas the very first nine Survivors are holed up in secret somewhere, too....they are never seen again until The Finale and the winner is announced.

But the last nine voted off become part of the Jury, and they are sequestered in a nearby location, called The Ponderosa no matter where the show is being shot.

When they are initially sent packing, the camera crew follows and films them on their sometimes tearful ride of shame to The Ponderosa. They are filmed as they SCARF DOWN goodies given to them in the vehicle. They are filmed as they get weighed in by a doctor. They're filmed as other Jury members meet and greet them at the main kitchen/dining area, usually an open air affair on tropical locations. The camera crew follows the Jury members as they're taken on little day trips and shopping nearby. Their new sleeping digs are shown and filmed as the newest jury member marvels at their debilitated state in the bathroom mirror, and as they ooooh and ahhhh over the bag of personal items and clothing they sent ahead.

Anyway, links to these weekly Ponderosa videos are posted in our Survivor Group! I love watching The Ponderosa videos more than the doggone show, I tell ya! The Ponderosa doesn't start until the first Jury Member is voted off.

I was SOOOOO ELATED that Russell Hantz (the evil Troll) was voted OUT #2 on the last of his three Survivor Seasons because it truly meant we were done with him once and for all! He would have ruined The Ponderosa experience, and caused soooo much chaos as a Jury member! Gah!

I can vouch for the Survivor Group! A well-mannered bunch! Join us!

Plus, I started a thread that our mod Sticky'd that gives all the tribes, the Survivor names on each tribe with a physical description, plus each week we cross out the name of the 'goner'. (won't be missing Russell Swan!!!)

Tonight someone is real sick, medics on site. Dana, I think. She's the butch blonde with all the tattoos. Dunno if she'll opt to leave. (this isn't a spoiler....it was on the commercials this week)

http://www.ravelry.com/groups/survivor-fans

YES, I WATCH TAR, TOO! And belong to TAR group at Rav! I post in it, but not a lot. Just 2 worth.
__________________
Knitting Help Video Index

Artlady at Rav
ArtLady1981 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-17-2012, 01:46 PM   #7
Jan in CA
Moderator
Mod Squad
 
Jan in CA's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: Southern CA
Posts: 36,978
Thanks: 1,637
Thanked 8,645 Times in 7,047 Posts
Hi, Dollyce! I knew about the Ponderosa...they had a show about it once, but it was probably from the footage you've already seen. It's nice they take them on day trips and stuff. Probably keeps them from eating each other alive.

Yeah, I couldn't stand Russell Hantz or several other guys/gals who were just plain mean. Colton from last season for instance. Ugh.

I saw the previews and that there is an evac again. Not surprised. It's tough out there! I certainly couldn't handle it! I'll check out the Rav groups.
__________________
Jan

When asking questions ALWAYS post the name and a link for the pattern if you have it.

NEW! KH knitting video archive
~HOW TO POST A PHOTO~

Jan in CA is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
OT: 10km race N0obKnitter General Knitting 2 05-10-2010 10:40 AM
FO - Race for the Cure Scarf luvmykid28 What'cha Knittin'? 4 10-22-2008 09:02 AM
Presidential Race Question kellyh57 The Lounge 12 02-21-2008 04:44 PM
Survivor Fans Sunshine's Mom The Lounge 6 02-08-2008 04:46 PM
OT-Amazing Race fans out there? figaro General Knitting 11 02-18-2007 11:06 PM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 06:28 AM.