Diary Room: Adam Poch’s Player Rankings: Big Brother 17 – Week 7| August 12, 2015 at 10:00 AM EDT
Can you believe there are just 6 weeks until the Big Brother 17 finale? Once it’s gone, we will all be crying how much we miss this show.
BUT FIRST – there is so much game left and these people have been playing pedal to the metal all season long. Let’s take a look back at the Big Brother week that was and who will be dining on swine!
Steve Moses – 5 strips of Bacon – I know I will get people disagreeing with this, but I always say winning Veto while being on the block is the best feeling & best thing you can do in a week. He is still the shadiest person in there, but not on purpose.
He is starting to make his way around the house and talk game to a few other people which is kinda awkward at times. But not as awkward as when he is walking around the house alone doing strange things. Still, this is his 2nd Veto win of the season, both while being on the block, and I see a HoH in the near future for him.
Becky Burgess – 4 strips of Bacon – Becky won her 2nd HoH this week, but it is her first solo HoH and this time around she was calling all the shots. Last week I said I wanted to see what she did if she won HoH. No one really knew where Becky stood the first half of the game as she (dare I say) floated along riding the middle – but this week she had to show her cards. Her elaborate plan to backdoor Vanessa went just as planned, Yes she has a bit of HoHitis – but her refusal to make a deal with Vanessa & her “Black Friday” prep to deal with the aftermath of the renom were a thing of beauty.
James Huling – 3 strips of Bacon – after making the biggest move of the season last week – James worked his way back downstairs with no lingering effects of HoHitis. His grace under pressure has been tested, but James is the only one that never takes anything personally. With a big vote coming up this week, James seems to be the key decision maker for the Goblins and who ends up leaving this week is in his hands. Knowing Shelli is probably coming after him for getting Clay out (and stealing his sweatshirt) he is leaning towards voting her out this week.
Julia & Liz Nolan – 2 strips of Bacon (1 strip each) – ever since the two of them started playing the game together a couple of weeks ago – they have gone mostly under the radar. Neither one of them has shown too much of a game brain – basically falling in line behind Austin. This is good for them to get further, and they will both probably outlast him.
Jackie Ibarra – 1 strip of Bacon – The Goblins got their way last week by breaking up Clay & Shelli and Jackie was right there in the middle of it all. Her strong bond with Becky early in the game was useful this week as she earned another week of safety. She has fallen down the list of targets in the house and is showing to be a strong competitor. I expect more good things to come for her.
John McGuire – 1 strip of Tofu – you know it hurts me to give Johnny Mac tofu – and despite it being partially his idea to get Vanessa out this week – he has not done much to keep himself safe moving forward. His undying loyalty to Shelli will come back to bite him if she is the one that leaves this week. John has not done much else to work on building relationships with anyone else other than maybe Steve. I am calling it now, he will win the first Double Eviction HoH – and it will be hysterical watching him try to figure out what to do.