Big Brother delivered a surprise for the BB17 Houseguests with a new toy to keep them busy on Wednesday afternoon. That toy was a rough draft of an upcoming competition, presumably an HoH comp for after tonight’s Double Eviction.
Update: This turned out to be the Veto comp in tonight’s DE. Interesting!
All of the HGs were encouraged to participate in the practice rounds, including Vanessa, the current HoH. That should be a good bit of a tip off about the upcoming DE, but the HGs can’t be sure of anything until Big Brother tells them it’s happening.
In past seasons we’ve seen HGs get a practice comp that was then used for the late night HoH battle after the Double Eviction was over. This could be for part of the live show, but I’m guessing it’s the second one of the night while the first HoH comp is a Q&A since those are more controllable in their duration.
This challenge required HGs to roll a ball up a curved ramp while avoiding having it fall off the sides before it turned the bend and landed in a gutter at the far end. Some HGs thought there may be numbered buckets and they’ll have to target days and events with those numbers. Interesting idea, but it was just a guess.
Later we heard some HGs mention that both James and John did well during their practice turns, but it’s so hard to tell what the final product will be and how the stress of competition will impact their performance. We’ll have to wait and see how it turns out but in the meantime you can preview the upcoming comp in the pictures below or Flashback on your Live Feeds (Free Trial) to 9/2 at 1:20 PM BBT to watch them in action.