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Old 06-26-2015, 06:29 PM   #126
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Re: Vanessa Rousso is a houseguest in Big Brother 17

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Isn't it a little early in the going to be breaking down? Didn't it just start?
That she's a basket case could sort of be predicted by how uncomfortable she appears to be in her own skin in all the poker interviews I've seen with her. False bravado, self defensiveness and braggart tendencies seem to indicate a maladjusted egotist.
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Old 06-26-2015, 08:42 PM   #127
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These shows tend to cast people that will cause drama, conflict with each other etc... or else they would be boring and not get great ratings. I would not be surprised at all if they cast someone who was a rec poker player with a reasonable good chance of recognizing her. I think there is also a reasonable possibility that maybe another cast member might have been told ahead of time. Not sure of the rules of this show or if contestants are fed anything at all up front. The fact that it was mentioned multiple times during her contestant interview about other people finding this out makes it seem likely it will at some point come up on the show. I assume these video interviews are quite long and then edited down after the entire thing is filmed highlighting important items, almost a selective foreshadowing.
Ummm no. Anytime there is someone "famous" on a reality show like this there is a major concern whether or not they will be recognized or not because very few people want to give a rich famous person a large sum of money (which they receive if they win the show).
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Old 06-26-2015, 09:08 PM   #128
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I'm hoping Vanessa can utilize her insecurities/depression/breakdown to secure an all-nerd alliance but I seriously don't think she has the people skills to get it done. Seems like a little bit of crying could go along way in gaining loyalty from the nerdy guys.
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Old 06-26-2015, 09:16 PM   #129
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Re: Vanessa Rousso is a houseguest in Big Brother 17

ok, which one of you guys posted this, lol

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qfnbbHZ-QBw
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Old 06-26-2015, 09:30 PM   #130
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"like ... I am not cool... like"
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Old 06-27-2015, 01:06 AM   #131
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Re: Vanessa Rousso is a houseguest in Big Brother 17

She's just tripping out because she suddenly realized she no longer has access to the internet / her car /dj booth (laptop)

"I'm an expert in game theory so I know sitting out is best - It's all about edges"

That's why you did not even think of saying "in lieu of not being nominated" and left it to someone else to suggest. You got the edge girl.

/ hating
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Old 06-27-2015, 01:20 AM   #132
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You think that's legitimate strategy?

Could be.

I don't know if I give her that much credit, though.
If that was fake she should be a pro actress lol.
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Old 06-27-2015, 03:58 AM   #133
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Re: Vanessa Rousso is a houseguest in Big Brother 17

Damon I think the only reasons Chad's dead is because he didn't believe in divorce!
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Old 06-27-2015, 05:40 AM   #134
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Bluff.

Good lord, has this woman ever played at a table with Tony G or Devilfish? If so, did she have to be stretchered out?
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Old 06-27-2015, 08:59 AM   #135
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She's just tripping out because she suddenly realized she no longer has access to the internet / her car /dj booth (laptop)
"I'm an expert in game theory so I know sitting out is best - It's all about edges"

That's why you did not even think of saying "in lieu of not being nominated" and left it to someone else to suggest. You got the edge girl.

/ hating
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Old 06-27-2015, 10:09 AM   #136
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Vanessa is falling way back in the pack socially it seems in the BB house. Two alliances formed and guess who isn't a part of it? hmmmm

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Old 06-27-2015, 03:49 PM   #137
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Re: Vanessa Rousso is a houseguest in Big Brother 17

I just want to point out, this seasons twists will be used by producers to manipulate the shows contestants.

Big Brother canada was awful this year. Hopefully I'm wrong but I've thought about this.

Another question is why no betting at books. I`ll guess because of the manipulation behind the scenes.
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Old 06-27-2015, 07:24 PM   #138
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Da'Vonne deals in LA. SO maybe the Commerce? I would think that she would know who she is. We just haven't seen it on the show.
In her intro video she called herself a "freelance" poker dealer. Whatever that means.

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The poker dealer fills me with a wild rage every time she speaks. She's keeping her profession a secret, and when explaining why she said something along the lines of "Everybody knows that poker dealers make the best poker players, and poker players are big targets in Big Brother yada yada".

Speaking as a former dealer and terrible poker player, I'm pretty sure that dealers are known for being lousy at poker. Also how does she not recognize Vanessa Rousso.
ALL this...
Something doesn't add up
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Old 06-27-2015, 08:49 PM   #139
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Transcript of a few players talking about Vanessa:

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Old 06-27-2015, 10:44 PM   #140
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I just want to point out, this seasons twists will be used by producers to manipulate the shows contestants.

Big Brother canada was awful this year. Hopefully I'm wrong but I've thought about this.

Another question is why no betting at books. I`ll guess because of the manipulation behind the scenes.
The show is completely rigged. Last year frankie shouldnt have even made it to jury and he ended up almost winning
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Old 06-27-2015, 11:59 PM   #141
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Watched for 1st time to see Vanessa. Show was pretty boring. Vanessa looked awkward, and didn't seem like she even wanted to be there.

She said in a intro that "she used used to be married to a man, now is with a women. Love it love." or something like that, then sat down. She left out the part about leaving the man after he got cancer.

then she volunteers to sit out the first competition. so gay.

awesome game theory strategy to get people to not worry about her.... could even see her laughing in that 'breakdown'

I hope Phil offers the poker dealer and player a chance to be on the next amazing race
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Old 06-28-2015, 08:47 AM   #142
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Re: Vanessa Rousso is a houseguest in Big Brother 17

I frequent a video game forum. They have a BB thread and from the last few pages I have read, those who talk about Vanessa actually like her chances. They think she can perfectly read people and situations.
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Old 06-28-2015, 09:29 AM   #143
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Is it male poker players in particular that have a negative attitude towards women?
There seems to be something about female + success that really seems to bring out the personal insults in 2+2 posts
Its just your standard angry ugly men in their rooms being unpleasant on the internet. Whatever guys, if it makes you feel better about being completely unwanted go nuts. But does it make you feel better?
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Old 06-28-2015, 09:43 AM   #144
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The show is completely rigged. Last year frankie shouldnt have even made it to jury and he ended up almost winning
The show also makes vito and challenges geared to the peoples strengths they want to keep for rating purposes.
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Old 06-28-2015, 10:01 AM   #145
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The show also makes vito and challenges geared to the peoples strengths they want to keep for rating purposes.
This show is not listed in the game show category. It's listed as entertainment, like professional wresting. So yeah, they can make up twists as they go pretty much.
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Old 06-28-2015, 11:02 AM   #146
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In her intro video she called herself a "freelance" poker dealer. Whatever that means.
she's a dealer in private games, duh
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Old 06-28-2015, 12:20 PM   #147
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Re: Vanessa Rousso is a houseguest in Big Brother 17

"freelance poker dealer". code for unemployed
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Old 06-28-2015, 05:10 PM   #148
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Re: Vanessa Rousso is a houseguest in Big Brother 17

So Big Brother has cameras capturing the action 24/7, and then they air a show three times a week with highlights. Apparently the highlight shows wind up missing a lot - but hopefully they show enough to give a general sense of how things are going? Here's the parts with Vanessa from last Thursday - they started off with 16 people, so she was only shown for a couple of minutes:


Intro (each person had to describe why they think they have a shot at winning the $500k)




Short Clip About Her Relationship Status




Bit With Her and the Rest of the House




There's websites that post highlights of the 24/7 cameras, for anyone that wants to see what else is going on (eg. http://www*****inebigbrother.com/cate...ig-brother-17/). Was scrolling through one, but they're really long - it was sounding like they want to get rid of the California surfer/skateboarder guy first, not sure why? Also, people seem to find the poker dealer untrustworthy?


The show's on again tonight ...
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Old 06-28-2015, 05:14 PM   #149
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Re: Vanessa Rousso is a houseguest in Big Brother 17

whos vanessa rousso?
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Old 06-28-2015, 06:05 PM   #150
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Re: Vanessa Rousso is a houseguest in Big Brother 17

Im going to assume her sitting out was some nice GTO lol. Sorta like how on the final spin in Wheel of Fortune you are better off not guessing a letter at all if you are first.
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