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Old 07-04-2015, 04:36 AM   #176
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Re: Vanessa Rousso is a houseguest in Big Brother 17

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IMO the UK version has a much superior structure as the contestants are not allowed to talk about alliances and discuss strategy directly, it has to be a more subtle "level"
IE. you know that I know that you know that we are going to vote for X house mate.
And the public voting for the house mates in the UK version is a lot more lucrative, as they charge a flat rate per phone call, you also call in to "save a housemate" which means a lot more people participate.

And then there is this


On a more related note I think Vanessa is doing very well, she is staying in the background, The head of household did not even know her name on day 2. It is also good she is not showing her alpha female qualities because she has made no enemies. I would take the over on her lasting another 2 weeks.
Letting fans vote can never be better imo
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Old 07-06-2015, 12:32 AM   #177
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Just from watching bbad this cast seems not as entertaining compared to last year where you had Caleb Frankie Hayden zach were all entertaining Devin too last year most of the cast was early-mid twenties this cast seems a lot older which probably has something to do with it
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Old 07-06-2015, 02:29 AM   #178
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Re: Vanessa Rousso is a houseguest in Big Brother 17

But did any of them get hit by a train, i mean stick their head in front of a (moving) train.
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Old 07-06-2015, 02:38 PM   #179
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She seemed to take that hit from the train pretty well. Gif confirms her story, IMO.
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Old 07-06-2015, 03:59 PM   #180
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You can tell there's something slightly messed up about her face, so I don't see why it's so hard to believe.
Thought this too the first I time saw her. Looked like a bad plastic surgery, but train story is certainly possible.
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Old 07-06-2015, 10:49 PM   #181
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So she revealed to the whole house that she is/was a professional poker player despite saying she was going to present herself as a DJ and try not to reveal she played poker. I don't see how that could possibly work in her favor to help her win. The only reason I can think of for revealing that is that she is too conceited to keep it a secret.
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Old 07-06-2015, 11:01 PM   #182
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So she revealed to the whole house that she is/was a professional poker player despite saying she was going to present herself as a DJ and try not to reveal she played poker. I don't see how that could possibly work in her favor to help her win. The only reason I can think of for revealing that is that she is too conceited to keep it a secret.
20 years ago people moved to LA/NYC and called themselves *actors*. Now they move to Vegas/Miami and call themselves *DJs*

Over time I think she really has convinced herself that she is a pro poker player and she is a DJ.

And if she believes it then it should be an easier sell to the house.
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Old 07-06-2015, 11:05 PM   #183
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So she revealed to the whole house that she is/was a professional poker player despite saying she was going to present herself as a DJ and try not to reveal she played poker. I don't see how that could possibly work in her favor to help her win. The only reason I can think of for revealing that is that she is too conceited to keep it a secret.
...fwiw, she has said that she loves DJing, and I'm pretty sure she has taken it up as a pretty serious hobby.
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Old 07-06-2015, 11:34 PM   #184
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Re: Vanessa Rousso is a houseguest in Big Brother 17

douche bags like to throw the word DJ around

only a matter of time before the word "Vinyl" is heard.
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Old 07-07-2015, 09:23 AM   #185
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Old 07-08-2015, 03:24 PM   #186
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About Vanessa Rousso being gay or Bi......

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I started a thread about it but the mods deleted it.
I am not gay but DELETION makes sense.
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Old 07-08-2015, 04:32 PM   #187
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Nothing wrong with being out of the closet, for some people.

Can VR be eliminated this week,
so She can play the " I was bullied" card ,
followed by the " I'm a victim" card.
followed by VR's numerous other acts.
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Old 07-08-2015, 04:53 PM   #188
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Re: Vanessa Rousso is a houseguest in Big Brother 17

A lot of things in this thread (i just finished reading), are true about Vanessa Rousso. But i don't like what i read about her divorcing, from her ex-husband Chad Brown. Ok, they were divorced after his cancer remission, but should you stay with someone if he/she is sick, despite love/harmony was already gone between you too ? No.
Besides it, she was recently (may) in a radio show, http://www.pokernews.com/live-report...ost.240756.htm, talking, about her comeback to poker (after existentialism-divorce-death-poker's boredom crisis). She there explained that she hosted Chad brown in her home (not theirs) for the last months of his life. It does not seem like an abandoning whore, as some stipulated here. I believe she really loved him, even as a friend after.

And last thing, i like her as a promoting persona for poker. She has always been a good ambassador for poker and women in poker (which is not the last of poker problems, to me). So some may leave her breath a bit more.

I don't have access to Big Brother US, in Canada, so i cannot judge her performance there.
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Old 07-08-2015, 06:53 PM   #189
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A lot of things in this thread (i just finished reading), are true about Vanessa Rousso. But i don't like what i read about her divorcing, from her ex-husband Chad Brown. Ok, they were divorced after his cancer remission, but should you stay with someone if he/she is sick, despite love/harmony was already gone between you too ? No.
Besides it, she was recently (may) in a radio show, http://www.pokernews.com/live-report...ost.240756.htm, talking, about her comeback to poker (after existentialism-divorce-death-poker's boredom crisis). She there explained that she hosted Chad brown in her home (not theirs) for the last months of his life. It does not seem like an abandoning whore, as some stipulated here. I believe she really loved him, even as a friend after.

And last thing, i like her as a promoting persona for poker. She has always been a good ambassador for poker and women in poker (which is not the last of poker problems, to me). So some may leave her breath a bit more.

I don't have access to Big Brother US, in Canada, so i cannot judge her performance there.
Spoiler:
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Old 07-09-2015, 03:30 PM   #190
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VR's role in getting Meg put on the block as a pawn last night was impressive. Austin played her a bit to get it directed away from someone he was aligned with, but as a whole she showed more influence than I've seen before. Originally I thought she'd be a quick exit, but she seems to have adjusted.
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Old 07-09-2015, 09:57 PM   #191
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She just won head of household.
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Old 07-09-2015, 10:02 PM   #192
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what is the first prize at the end of the show??
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Old 07-09-2015, 10:07 PM   #193
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what is the first prize at the end of the show??
$500k.
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Old 07-09-2015, 10:09 PM   #194
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She just won head of household.
I'm almost upset that she won HoH. She was sorta cruising along under the radar. Now she is in a power position, is going to have to make decisions that some other house members might disagree with, and might end up becoming a target in the future. It's still really early in the game
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Old 07-10-2015, 12:43 AM   #195
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I'm almost upset that she won HoH. She was sorta cruising along under the radar. Now she is in a power position, is going to have to make decisions that some other house members might disagree with, and might end up becoming a target in the future. It's still really early in the game
I'm glad she won. She needs an alliance and now can sift through the offers.
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Old 07-10-2015, 12:57 AM   #196
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A lot of things in this thread (i just finished reading), are true about Vanessa Rousso. But i don't like what i read about her divorcing, from her ex-husband Chad Brown. Ok, they were divorced after his cancer remission, but should you stay with someone if he/she is sick, despite love/harmony was already gone between you too ? No.
Besides it, she was recently (may) in a radio show, http://www.pokernews.com/live-report...ost.240756.htm, talking, about her comeback to poker (after existentialism-divorce-death-poker's boredom crisis). She there explained that she hosted Chad brown in her home (not theirs) for the last months of his life. It does not seem like an abandoning whore, as some stipulated here. I believe she really loved him, even as a friend after.

And last thing, i like her as a promoting persona for poker. She has always been a good ambassador for poker and women in poker (which is not the last of poker problems, to me). So some may leave her breath a bit more.

I don't have access to Big Brother US, in Canada, so i cannot judge her performance there.
Well this is NVG, and NVG is on the old interwebs, so expect a double dose of brutality here.

If that is true about her hosting Chad for the last couple months of his life, then it is extremely unfortunate the rumours surrounding her leaving Chad on this forum. No doubt none of us here know the true Vanessa, she could be a kind, warm hearted person who is being vilified by people who don't know her.

With that being said, I would PLOW her sisters. OMG, did you see that video a few years back? Great Googly Moogly.
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Old 07-10-2015, 02:01 PM   #197
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Vanessa has a better handle on this game and what's going on in the house better than anyone else that's there. She's extremely loyal and trustworthy -- two traits that you hardly ever find in the Big Brother house. I was so happy when she and Austin became joint HOH last night. I just hope their plan to get out their target works as it is not fail proof.
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Old 07-10-2015, 02:13 PM   #198
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Re: Vanessa Rousso is a houseguest in Big Brother 17

she won HOH, surprised no one made her yet and I like how she's playing, she could go deep
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Old 07-10-2015, 06:09 PM   #199
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So she revealed to the whole house that she is/was a professional poker player despite saying she was going to present herself as a DJ and try not to reveal she played poker. I don't see how that could possibly work in her favor to help her win. The only reason I can think of for revealing that is that she is too conceited to keep it a secret.
When did that happen?
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Old 07-10-2015, 08:36 PM   #200
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When did that happen?
It wasn't televised, it was on the live feeds. They do a mock podcast among themselves where one houseguest interviews another and all the other guests sit around in a circle and pretend to "call in" and ask questions.
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