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Old August 4th, 2017, 11:30 PM
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Oh puleeze....never going to happen....if he had an ugly face, she wouldn't have give him the time of day. He has no social skills, and her livelyhood depends on social skills..
Cody enlisted in the Air Force .Four years later he joined the Marines and was sent to Iraq. In his years there he received nearly every possible medal .After his tour of duty was over he could have returned home .Instead he stayed and was sent to Afghanistan .When he was discharged honorably he had been the recipient of more than 8 medals and is considered to be a Marine hero.
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No wonder he has no social skills.
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And this is relative to the show, how?
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And this is relative to the show, how?

This is relative to your comment that he lacks social skills and that he has nothing to offer Jessica .


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But it isn't relative at all...this man has NO social skills and said as much to Jessica...imagine them at a cocktail party....invited by one of her VIP clients. She'd be shmoozing, and he'd be in the corner...if not for THIS game, there chances of them getting serious is ZERO.....that's my pov.
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They do say opposites attract. Look at Brendon and Rachel.
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But it isn't relative at all...this man has NO social skills and said as much to Jessica...imagine them at a cocktail party....invited by one of her VIP clients. She'd be shmoozing, and he'd be in the corner...if not for THIS game, there chances of them getting serious is ZERO.....that's my pov.

I doubt that very much
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Reading the overnight spoilers, it's so funny to read how some people get pissed at others for doing to them, what they've done to others...forgetting this is a game, played well by some, and foolishly by others.
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Reading the overnight spoilers, it's so funny to read how some people get pissed at others for doing to them, what they've done to others...forgetting this is a game, played well by some, and foolishly by others.

There are times that BB seems like a scripted reality show .
If you saw season I and even Season II it was not as it is now .


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There are times that BB seems like a scripted reality show .
If you saw season I and even Season II it was not as it is now .


Season 2 was better when they let the evicted houseguest vote for the winner.

Later seasons they added the veto.

The twist keep the houseguest from predicting the format of the show.
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1)Cody will win BB 19
2)Cody will propose to Jessica on air
3)BB will offer Cody a job similiar to Jeff
4) Linda will read the above and say NO WAY
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Predictions:

1)Cody will win BB 19
2)Cody will propose to Jessica on air
3)BB will offer Cody a job similiar to Jeff
4) Linda will read the above and say NO WAY

1) he won't
2) if he did, which he won't, she'd say NO
3) oh ya, CBS would certainly give a job that needs personality, to someone who has none.
4)absolutely....
5) what kool aid are you drinking...lol
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He is drinking Paul's Kool aid.
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Old August 8th, 2017, 03:55 PM
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I think this guy makes very good points.


The Big Problem with the 'Big Brother

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Big Brother 19 is heading down a bad road. Paul is in complete control of the game and almost all of the HGs seem content to let him pull their strings and dictate orders, from who to target to what to say. And while some may hope for a Paulie Calafiore-style fall from grace in a few weeks, that is starting to seem less an less likely.

The big problem with Big Brother 19 isn't just the game, it's the people. The casting department may have picked a few unique, entertaining characters (Kevin and even Cody make for very good TV), but this cast is not good for the game.

Has the Game Become Too Harsh?>>>

Elena has talked on the live feeds about wanting a job in entertainment after the show is over. Raven constantly complains about her many diseases and how she needs the money for surgery and to freeze her eggs. She seems to think this is a charity and not a game show, which isn't a surprise since Paul has said that he will create a Raven-themed shirt for his clothing company and donate the proceeds to her after the game is done. And Christmas has mentioned wanting to stay in the game long enough so that she will be relevant on social media, presumably to help her business career and sell some more of her books.

None of this is good for the game. Many of the HGs seem more consumed with the tiny sliver of post-show fame they can receive for being a reality TV star or the potential career and financial opportunities that will be associated with it. Winning is no longer the point of the game, now being a Big Brother HG is a future career.

And you can't really blame them. CBS regularly brings back popular HGs to be on the show again, or cast them on Survivor, The Amazing Race, The Price Is Right, Candy Crush or The Bold and the Beautiful. Jeff Schroeder even got a job from CBS hosting interviews with the HGs. The network has created a culture where being a fan favorite is a more profitable venue than trying to win the game.

So when Paul, a returning player who perfected the art of branding yourself on the show and using it to boost your post-show career with T-shirts and public appearances, entered the game on Big Brother 19, is it any wonder that everyone flocked to him? If they become best friends with Paul and help him in the game, he will repay that "friendship" by helping them when it's over to cash in on the experience.

Is There Anyone Worth Rooting for on BB19?>>>

There's no incentive to play the game hard, to make big moves, to risk everyone for a chance to win. Instead, the HGs want to stay on good terms with Paul because the prize that their eyes are on is not the half million dollars and being named the winner of Big Brother 19. They're already looking past the game.

The solution, something I champion every year but which never changes, is to stop recruiting fame-hungry wannabe TV stars and, instead, cast actual fans of the game. If Big Brother casts people who care more about winning the game than being famous, perhaps we'd get a more interesting show with dynamic gameplay. Instead, we're stuck with a season filled with people who only care about friendship.


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There is a reason why I am rooting so hard for Jessica and Cody to win but this shall be revealed by me another time.
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I wonder what CBS would have done if no one took the $25,000 temptation at the beginning of the season.
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Oy vey...Why is it so hard for you to take part in a discussion without these tidbits you always drop...
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There is a reason why I am rooting so hard for Jessica and Cody to win but this shall be revealed by me another time.
Is Jessica the niece of your cousin's friend's wife?

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Jessica is not really a bad person. Her fault is defending and sticking with Cody.
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There is a big controversy being reported by TMZ..Jessica, is going around butt poking and more and it appears house guests have complained to BB. The gist was that of this was a man doing it to a woman, he would be out in a second..the tweetosphere is buzzing.

They showed video of her doing it to Paul and Matt, and another violation to Alex. While the video showed Paul laughing when it occurred, it seems he's not happy ...cbs really needs to address this....
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Well, I really don't think Paul is showing much "friendship" this season. I don't so much think that these people are relying on the aftershow fame. I just think they picked a bunch of duds.

I can't stand Cody and Jessica, but Jessica at least understands that Paul has hoodwinked the house.

Anyway, I hope Paul wins since he's the only one playing the game.
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I think Kevin is playing a good social game. He is well liked and no one is targeting him. He is in many final 4 deals.
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Things could change quickly if cbs chooses to address Jessica. Kevin is from Boston, and I'm surprised he can stand these millenials, but he has 7 at home...lol
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We will have to see what CBS does. They should not treat her differently because she is a female. If a male would get into trouble for doing it to a female, well, then she should get into the same trouble for doing it to a male.
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Is Jessica the niece of your cousin's friend's wife?

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Which tidbits are you referring to ?
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I've been reading on the blog. Bunch of bullies taking turns at each other. Paul manipulating the strings of some of the bullies. I don't care for that, although he's going to win if they don't take him out.

He is a great player, so I am still rooting for him. The rest are just floating even if some of them are nice people (like Kevin).
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I've been reading on the blog. Bunch of bullies taking turns at each other. Paul manipulating the strings of some of the bullies. I don't care for that, although he's going to win if they don't take him out.

He is a great player, so I am still rooting for him. The rest are just floating even if some of them are nice people (like Kevin).

Did you read that Paul and Raven knew each other prior to the show ?

There are a lot of on line sites indicating that the show is rigged for Paul to win.
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I'm thrilled Jessica did not make jury...yay
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