AJ Mass on the 13 Survivor Game Changer Archetypes & Why ——- Lost

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The 13 Survivor Game Changers Archetypes According to AJ Mass

Rob talks to ESPN’s AJ Mass, author of the books How Fantasy Sports Explains the World: What Pujols and Peyton Can Teach Us About Wookiees and Wall Street and the latest release Yes, It’s Hot in Here: Adventures in the Weird, Woolly World of Sports Mascots, about the Game Changers archetypes and they do their Survivor Fantasy Draft of the final 13 players.



13.  Fresh Meat – Michaela

12. Ninja – Sarah

11.  Cheerleader – Andrea

10.  Loose Cannon – Debbie

9. Narcissist – Ozzie

8.  Old Reliable – Troyzan

7.  Marriage of Convenience (Beta) – Sierra Dawn Thomas

6.  Idiot Savant – Tai

5.  Captain Loophole – Aubrey

4.  X Factor – Cirie

3.  Mad Scientist – Hali

2.  Marriage of Convenience (Alpha) – Brad

1.  Diplomat – Zeke

David Bloomberg on Why the Latest Player Lost Survivor Game Changers (Starts at 1:10:52)

Each week this season on our Survivor Podcast, Rob will talk with David Bloomberg (@DavidBloomberg and creator of Reality News Online) about why each voted out player “lost the game”. For more on David’s rules of what David’s Survivor rules are, listen to our “What Worlds Apart Survivors Should Have Learned” podcast.

This week, Rob talks with David Bloomberg about the reasons why Jeff Varner lost in Survivor Game Changers.

To review the short version of David’s Rules, here is the quick version:

Rule 1:  Scheme and Plot

Rule 2:  Don’t Scheme and Plot Too Much / Keep Your Scheming Secret

Rule 3:  Be Flexible

Rule 4:  Don’t Let Your Emotions Control You

Rule 5:  Pretend to be Nice / Play the Social Game

Rule 6:  Don’t Be Too Much of a Threat

Rule 7:  Vote out the weak, Then the Strong, Then Weak, Then Strong

Appendix A: Do what it takes to get idols

Appendix B: The Jury Phase


Join us again next week when we discuss the next player voted out of the game.


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