S02E06 – Veto Ceremony

Estimated reading time: 11 minutes

bb2e06_021 bb2e06_022Karen: I feel like we’re getting left out, Caleb.
Caleb: Oh, now you’re talking to me?
Karen: We don’t have to like each other, but you’re in no position to turn down a possible ally.
Caleb: What are you talking about?
Karen: Young ones are sticking together. It’s pretty obvious. I know you’re spending a lot of your time doing absolutely nothing, but I’ve been very careful and I’ve noticed a few interesting things.

bb2e06_023Caleb: Like what?
Karen: Well, Charley seems to have a thing for Zach. But Zach likes Stephanie. I’m not sure how Steph feels. It looks like she just likes him as a friend. On the other side of the house you have the guys who do nothing but work out – Dane, Felix and Robert. And then there’s Selena and Kyra who spend a lot of time together. We’re the only ones without a true alliance.
Caleb: I don’t want to be in an alliance with you, woman.

bb2e06_024Karen: Oh, and I’m just begging to be in one with you. *laughs* Old fart. But hey, you don’t get what you want in life either. If you want to stay in this game we might just need to work together. And to be honest, it’s kind of great that we dislike each other. No one would suspect us working together.
Caleb: Are you really suggesting this?
Karen: Yeah, why not. Let young ones evict each other while we stand on the sidelines watching and then when it’s time to strike, no one will see it coming.
Caleb: But I have no reason to trust you.

bb2e06_025Karen: I just told you all I’ve noticed about other players. I came to you. What reason would I have to come to you if I’m not serious about this. You moron.
Caleb: You just called me an old fart and a moron.
Karen: Because you are just that. Again, that has nothing to do with the fact that I’m willing to work with you.
Caleb: Fine. I believe you.
Karen: So, we’re on?

bb2e06_026Caleb: I think it’s time for me to do what I came in here to do and that is to play this game. Yes, let’s do it, gorgeous.
Karen: Oh, god damn, Caleb, I wasn’t flirting with you. If I wanted a floppy lover, I’d stay with my last husband. This is strictly business. That’s it.
Caleb: Oh, okay, woman. I had to try my luck.
Karen: Great! Now, let’s try to work with other people too to find out what’s going on this week and then we’ll compare notes. I’ll try speaking with the girls, you try to get on guys’ good side. I know that you haven’t been a proper man for a while, but try to remember.
Caleb: Keep talking like that to me and…
Karen: Oh, Caleb, stop making me laugh. Your threats are empty and you know it! *laughs*

bb2e06_027 bb2e06_028Selena: It’s time to announce the players of the second Power of Veto competition! As all of you know, only six of us can compete – me as the current HoH, two Nominees and three HouseGuests chosen at random. They’ve just let me know in the Diary Room that the three HouseGuests chosen at random are…

bb2e06_029Selena: …Kyra, Felix and Karen. The game will be played tomorrow in the Competition Arena.

bb2e06_030Karen: Me again?! I don’t know if I’m lucky or unlucky! *laughs* But what do I do if I win it? I would probably need to save Caleb as I do want him in now and I need to show him that I’m really willing to work with him. However, that could also expose our alliance. This is really not a good position to be in.

bb2e06_031Selena: Two people from my alliance got chosen. That’s amazing! I love it! *laughs*

bb2e06_032 bb2e06_033Dane: Welcome to the Power of Veto Competition! This will be somewhat of an endurance competition and there are just a few rules. You will have to keep taking the Big Brother’s famous cold shower for at least fifteen minutes. However, the winner will not be a person who stays in the shower the longest as you are all required to stay in there for fifteen minutes to qualify for the Veto. The winner will be the person with the most points.

bb2e06_034Dane: How to win points you might ask? Well, by pressing your buzzer every minute. If you are closest to the minute mark you get a point. If you get over the minute mark, your buzz will be counted for the next minute mark and you won’t be able to press it again for that round. I will announce it if someone went over so you’d know not to press again until I announce the winner of the next point. If none of you can stay in your shower for the required fifteen minutes, we will not have a Power of Veto winner this week.

bb2e06_058Selena: What?! There is a possibility that there will be no winner? That’s mental. Gosh, I hope it’s not as freezing as Zach made it sound, I can’t stand cold but I can’t let someone else win this Veto. It’s too crucial.

bb2e06_035 bb2e06_037 bb2e06_039Dane: Selena gets the first point. Caleb and Felix, you went over.
Felix: Damn.

bb2e06_036Dane: Charley gets the point. No one went over.

bb2e06_041 bb2e06_040 bb2e06_038Dane: Karen gets the point this time. Felix, you went over.
Felix: This is really not my game, is it?

bb2e06_042 bb2e06_043Dane: And Caleb steps out. You have therefore been disqualified, Caleb.
Caleb: I know, I know.

bb2e06_060Zach: What? He’s nominated, he should have gotten used to the cold showers by now. If it were me playing, I’d probably win. *laughs* I have been taking cold showers for way too long. Fifteen minutes is nothing. *laughs*

bb2e06_044 bb2e06_045Dane: We’re eight minutes in and Felix just stepped out.

bb2e06_062Felix: I went over three times, there was no way I could have won so why torture myself. Selena is in the lead anyway so I should be safe this week. I don’t trust her but she’s not stupid enough to put me up just yet.

bb2e06_047 bb2e06_046Dane: We’re in the final minute and we have a three way tie! Karen, Charley and Selena, whoever gets this one right wins…

bb2e06_049 bb2e06_050Dane: It’s official! Selena, you are the winner of the Power of Veto!

bb2e06_059Selena: *yells* This was sooo hard! But I had to pull through for my alliance. Karen is the one who shocked me the most. Woman stood under that cold shower for fifteen minutes while Caleb and Felix decided to leave before the fifteen minute mark. I have mad respect for the lady!

bb2e06_051 bb2e06_053Selena: We are gathered here for the Power of Veto Ceremony. I, as the winner have the power to veto one of my own nominations. However, I am pretty happy with my nominations so I’ve decided not to use the Power of Veto.

bb2e06_054Producer’s voice: Charley, you, as the holder of Big Brother’s special power can now decide if you want to use it or not. Please stand if you want to use the power you’ve been given.

bb2e06_055Charley: I do want to use my power. It is called the Diamond Power of Veto and it lets me save one Nominee, myself. However, it also lets me choose the replacement nominee.
Felix: No way?!
Selena: What?!

bb2e06_056Charley: I have decided to nominate…

bb2e06_057Charley: I think it’s time to make sure one guy leaves. Felix, please, take a sit next to Caleb.
Felix: You must be f*cking kidding me?

bb2e06_061Felix: What the actual f*ck just happened?! I left that competition sure I was safe. Whaaaaat happened?! This is unfair!

bb2e06_064Charley: This felt so good. The look on his face was priceless! Selena and Kyra approached me today and they’ve told me they’d keep me safe… and Steph agreed to that apparently too but I don’t fully trust Steph. For obvious reasons. Selena, Kyra and I talked a bit on who we wanted out and they’ve told me all the things Felix said about me. That moron is leaving the house of Friday because of that!

bb2e06_063Selena: I thought it couldn’t harm us if Kyra and I went along with Steph’s little plan. However, I also wanted to mention to Charley a few of the things Felix never said. *laughs* That way, if her power ended up being something useful, she’d have him in mind. I can’t help it, I feel like he is able to ruin my game and I want to strike first. But this way, Kyra and I didn’t need to get our hands dirty. *laughs* This ended up working perfectly in our favor! I’m so happy!

bb2e06_065Zach: Woah! What a twist this was! It’s a good thing I am on Charley’s good side. *laughs*

  • I’m really sorry about the delay guys. Every time I tried to upload a photo I got an error and I’m not really sure if it was because of the Internet connection or because of WordPress but something was messed up. ?
    Anyway, I hope you understand and I’ll try to get 2 more episodes up and schedule them before Friday so I wouldn’t be able to have this problem again.

  • spencer tenesen

    Awesome as always. But Ill get straight to it ( sorry if I sounded cold )

    Felix got nominated! Yessssssssssssss! Now he’s backdoored, and there’s no way out. Don’t worry I’ll tell you why.

    Selena must have suspected that Felix was out to get her, so she thought it was time for him to leave, and things worked out quite well. Let me explain why I think Felix will leave on Friday. You see both Felix and Selena formed a gender based alliance so let’s count the members: the female alliance has Selena, Steph, Kyra, and Charley, while the male has Felix, Robert, Dane, and Zach. There is a third alliance but that’s not very important right now. The only people who can vote are Charley, Kyra, Karen, Zach, Dane, and Robert. We all know that the guys will vote for Felix to stay because of their alliance, while Kyra, and Charley will vote for Felix to leave also because of their alliance. That leaves Karen who will vote for Caleb to stay which means that she voted for Felix to leave also because of her alliance with Caleb. Now there’s a tie, 3 vote for Felix to leave, and 3 vote for him to stay, so the HoH will have to vote, and Selena will for sure vote for Felix to leave. That is if Steph didn’t vote , but really it won’t make so much of difference anyway because Felix will be leaving etherways, you hear me Felix no way out.

    However suppose that Felix might have escaped this eviction. He’ll still be after Selena, however he’ll focus more on Charley because after Charley was the one who nominated him in the first place * laughs * so Selena won’t be harmed greatly * laughs *

    All that was from an in-game perspective, now let’s have a look from the viewers perspective, it’s well known that Felix is a very much hated character, and people want him out. Since the viewers’ opinions were always so important for BB. That gives us a new reason why he should leave. I don’t know what the simulator said, or what you have in mind, that’s just my opinion, and predictions.

    Anyway great work, and I know you’ll keep it up. You’re a great writer because you have two things that most writers lack, passion and caring about and listening to viewers’ opinions. Thank you very much for this, and don’t worry we are all with you until the very end. We’ll always be! ?

    • Daaaamn. I loved, loved, loveeeed your theory, Spencer! πŸ˜€ You’ve seriously put some thought into it and I don’t think there’s anything else to say but a massive thank you for that! I like it how you did both in-game and viewers perspective too.

      However, as you do know, BB Simulator did decide a lot of it beforehand and I do stick to it for any major decisions (and I’m always a few episodes ahead with writing just to make sure big gaps in schedule don’t happen as a process of creating an episode does take a lot of time > planning+writing+screenshot taking+putting it all together on the web). So I won’t be revealing the outcome just yet but I do want you and all the other viewers to know that I really do care a lot about your opinions and maybe sometimes things don’t go as you’d like it (for example, Stuart leaving) but I do it all for a reason and I will never have a winner who is not worthy of the title (therefore, once I get my simulator results I do plan out the competitors’ strategies, strengths and weaknesses a lot more).

      Anyway, I always have what you guys want in mind while writing the episodes, but I don’t want to spoil you either! πŸ˜› You’ll just have to wait and see what Caleb and Felix’s fates are in this game! ☺

      I really, really appreciate your thoughts, don’t ever doubt that! πŸ˜‰

  • Adam Scholze

    Dang! Felix got screwed by the one and only Charley, If evicted I’m curious as to what will happen to Robert and Dane, if there still in alliance with Selena and Kyra then they may be a healthier alliance.

    Speaking of I almost feel that was a foolish move on Steph’s part to pull a bold move like that to Selena, she’s in a position of power and pulling something like that?! Idk about that Steph but who knows.

    I love what Karen did with Caleb I think that’ll be a funny alliance to watch in the future

    People aren’t even suspecting Zach of being the twin they have two more weeks

    The Delay was no problem I always have to give you credit these are always very high quality episodes and kudos to you for that!

    • Who would’ve guessed that Charley would be the one who makes a bold move early on? πŸ˜› Next episode will reveal a lot on where the loyalties lie as most of them seem to be in at least one, if not two or more alliances. And when it comes to a vote, no one is really safe. I had to pull one scene out from this episode and put it in the next one because of the connection problems I had (so this was is a tad bit shorter) but anyway, a lot will be resolved in the next episode, Adam! πŸ˜‰

      Last week I focused a lot more on Steph and Zach/Chaz’s “relationship” so I had to have more of “gym crew” scenes this week as I do try to keep all of the HouseGuests relevant but Steph is going to be explained as well.

      I know it’s a lot to ask to keep waiting for things to get explained better and what not, but I can only do so much with a cca. 10 minutes per episode limit so I hope you guys don’t see it as a bad thing. Also, seeing as this season will be a bit longer than the last one, everything will make sense in the end, hopefully.

      I’m glad you do, Karen is certainly not in there just waiting to get voted out. πŸ˜‰

      Would you like both Zach and Chaz in the house or would you rather they get evicted before being able to both compete?

      I’m very, very glad to hear that! ^^ Thank you so much Adam, I was really worried about the whole thing since I hate it when I’m not on schedule. πŸ™

      • Adam Scholze

        Haha I trust it will be explained, were in the thick of the story right now, it’s fun!

        I truly don’t mind waiting these are always worth waiting for, and I get it when you got out off the schedule or off beat, it just gets underneath you skin and stresses you out like some houseguests (JK)

        As for Zach & Chaz I’m indifferent. On one hand I kinda don’t want them to make it to week 4 for the simple fact that it might confuse me who’s who and I like the clear differences between the houseguests now. However, I think they will make it to week 4 (not that that’s a bed thing in any way) It would make for some great and reactions and twists. Either way it’s going to lead to some very awesome stuff very soon

        • As long as it’s still fun for you guys, I’m happy! πŸ˜€

          Hahahahaha, you completely understand then haha! πŸ˜€

          That one was bugging me a lot too. It could get very confusing for you, especially if they’re in the same scene together. πŸ™ I’m very happy with how this season is developing so far and hopefully it will end up being better than the first one! However, the finale is still far away! πŸ˜›

  • Yannik Baumann

    Don’t give me wrong, I like it that Steph is able to play a stategic game and was able to form an alliance, but I didn’t like the way how she did it. This was not the way I created her. I know this wents to far, but in this situation she reminded me a bit of Felix. She didn’t really show her funny and cheerful persona this week, which I think is really sad πŸ™

    I love it that my two least favourites are up for eviction this week πŸ˜€ I hope and I really think that Felik will be evicted πŸ™‚ I mean, Karen already will vote for Felix to leave, I’m also sure that Kyra might want to get rid of him. I think that also Charley will vote for Felix to leave. The two males will probably vote for Caleb to leave and I’m not sure hwo Zach and Steph will vote. I just hope that they are not stupid πŸ˜€

    Great Episode again and I’m still waiting for a talent night where Steph can show her Stand-Up-Comedian Qualities πŸ˜‰

    • I don’t really think she did anything wrong, but we only see it from Selena and Kyra’s side of view in this episode so it might have ended up looking a bit wrong. You do have to remember that how one HouseGuest sees something is not how other one might see it or how it actually is. It’s always written from someone’s perspective. πŸ˜‰

      I also have to make every HouseGuest as a real person and none of them are perfect, so in one episode/week someone might seem a bit down and the other one they’ll really shine. She is a cheerful person but she did say that a lot of people see her as having a facade because of that and it’s a problem she’s struggling with a lot, especially in this house and she is being targeted for it while she did nothing wrong, she was just not in the room while the big first week’s alliance was formed.

      Everyone seems to be rooting for Felix to get evicted haha! πŸ˜€ Kyra and Selena are still in an official alliance in him so who knows how Kyra will vote… Would they really show their cards this soon? πŸ˜›

      Zach and Steph are definitely not stupid, that’s for sure! πŸ˜‰ Oh, don’t worry, her stand-up night will definitely happen, I’m just waiting for the perfect moment! πŸ˜€ It’s one of the things I’m looking forward as I think it will be something new for you, the viewers, and for me also (since I never had experience with writing funny things).

  • Josiah Stuart

    YES!!! Felix is nominated and getting backdoored! Thank goodness Charley used her DPoV. This is turning out to be the best week two ever! I am now excited for the eviction!!! As I am posting this, I am on a different computer; so I can get started on the Wikia page (FINALLY). Good job once again, Andrija. And with the upcoming episodes, bonne chance (good luck).

    • Hahahaha, everyone seems to be sure that Felix is getting backdoored, but will it be the case? πŸ˜› I’m so glad to hear that, I’m very happy to see you enjoying this season too, Josiah!
      Yaaaaay for a new computer! ^_^ Can’t wait to see it! πŸ˜€
      Thank you so, so much, Josiah! ☺

  • Sam James

    I really like how this is all going. Things are constantly being turned on their head and right now, there’s not one person or group with the power. That makes it interesting. Any of these lot could go at any time.

    Charley’s probably my least favourite female house-guest but she deserves respect for putting Felix up, which was just hilarious. I don’t really care who goes between him and Caleb, but if I had to pick I’d go for the former as he’s such a stuck-up prick and I liked the banter between Caleb and Karen and their idea of an alliance would be very interesting to watch. I think Caleb’s probably a goner though.

    I can see a rivalry forming between Stephanie and Selena but I’d quite like it if Kyra or Karen outsmarted the pair of them.

    Loving this, Abs! Checking out the next episode right away!

    • I do try to keep you guys guessing on what might happen next week because nothing is set in stone! πŸ˜› I’m glad you’ve noticed that! πŸ˜€

      Oh, Caleb and Karen’s alliance is something I look forward to writing hahaha! πŸ˜€ They seemed like such an odd pairing so I just had to do it! πŸ˜› Hopefully, it will turn out okay! πŸ˜€

      Girls are definitely a lot more “after each other” this season. All of them are young strong females and none of them wants the other one to win over them haha! πŸ˜€ Who is your favorite female, Sam? πŸ˜› I’m just wondering.

      Thank you so much, Sam! πŸ˜€ I’m really happy you’re enjoying it! I know it’s not something you usually watch, but hopefully it’s shaping up to be better than the last season! πŸ˜‰