It was Veto Day on Big Brother 17 as the Houseguests prepared for both the players pick and the competition later that day. Shelli threw a wrench in the plan when she panicked, or so she said, and introduced a big obstacle that kept everyone inside and out of the house on their toes.

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By the end of the night the Veto holder was known and the plan was set with a big surprise in store for this week’s next Backdoor victim. Another day and a half now to keep it together.

Big Brother 17 Live Feed Highlights – Saturday, August 8, 2015:

8:20 AM BBT – HGs are getting up. Steve and Shelli talk and realize that Vanessa has promised both of them that she’d save them with the Veto.

8:25 AM BBT – Steve considers maybe he should just pick Vanessa with HG Choice.

8:30 AM BBT – Vanessa again promises Steve she’ll save him with the Veto.

10:45 AM BBT – Veto players have been selected. Vanessa was chosen by Shelli as HG Choice. Austin and Meg’s chips were pulled.

11:00 AM BBT – Shelli tells John she panicked when she pulled the HG Choice chip so she said Vanessa to keep her from freaking out.

11:45 AM BBT – Preparing for the worst, Becky has a plan to pressure Vanessa not to use the Veto if she wins it. She’ll pit the Austwins against Vanessa by saying one of them will have to go up as the renom.

11:55 AM BBT – Austin tells Steve he’ll throw it to him if he can since he’s worried about having to use it and the twins being punished for that.

12:08 PM BBT – Jeff Loops arrive for the Veto competition. They go on for nearly 5.5 hours.

5:35 PM BBT – Feeds return. It was the same comic themed comp that took 5 hours last season. Steve has won the Power of Veto.

5:40 PM BBT – James and Becky celebrating in the HN room. They say that’s it and Vanessa is done.

6:15 PM BBT – Vanessa has begun to worry. She asks Meg if the plan is still in effect to go after Shelli. Meg says she hasn’t heard anything.

6:30 PM BBT – Liz notes she was portrayed as the evil twin in the comics while Julia was the good twin.

7:00 PM BBT – Houseguests playing with a tinfoil voodoo doll and accessorizing it.

7:30 PM BBT – Becky tells Meg and Jackie that Vanessa was acting very worried before the Veto comp about everyone sticking to the plan.

7:45 PM BBT – Jackie and Meg say “Operation Best Friends with Shelli” is on.

8:20 PM BBT – Vanessa blames production on giving her her medicine at the wrong time and says that messed up her ability to perform well in the competition.

9:40 PM BBT – Backyard opens up and the HGs can finally stretch their legs outside.

9:50 PM BBT – Austin is worried about Liz speaking poorly about his beard.

10:00 PM BBT – Twins feel bad if they hurt Austin’s feelings, but they really don’t like his ponytail beard.

10:30 PM BBT – Johnny Mac running negotiations between Liz and Austin. She agrees to have a hammock date with him later.

11:15 PM BBT – Austin and Liz’s hammock date commences. Julia covers Liz’s bikini up with a towel.

11:25 PM BBT – Vanessa fretting. Tells James she’s worried Becky won’t keep the deal to put up JMac. James encourages Vanessa to go talk with Becky.

11:40 PM BBT – Becky talking with Shelli and reassuring her that Vanessa is the target because she’s less trustworthy.

11:50 PM BBT – James promised Vanessa if she does end up on the Block then he’ll vote to keep her.

11:55 PM BBT – Vanessa goes up to HoH to talk with Becky. Becky does a lot of smiling and nodding. Promises Vanessa she’s sticking with the plan.

12:30 AM BBT – John confirms to Steve that Vanessa will be the renom.

12:45 AM BBT – Becky’s talk worked on Vanessa. She’s downstairs telling HGs that Becky is sticking to the plan and they should vote out Shelli.

2:10 AM BBT – Jackie promises Becky they will help back her up if/when Vanessa goes wild following the Veto meeting. Becky practices her Veto speech for Vanessa renom.

2:50 AM BBT – Meg and Jackie worry about Shelli winning going in to a DE this week. They’re concerned James could become a target if it’s a DE.

3:10 AM BBT – James, Jackie, and Meg discuss Vanessa using questionable methods during the HoH comp saying she tried to shove her whole hand in the bowl and tried using some of the Crisco before production intervened.

3:30 AM BBT – Shelli and Steve are still up and chatting about the house as big fans. Shelli warns Steve that she doesn’t think Julia is sincere in her flirting with him.

4:20 AM BBT – Steve suggests Becky is now with Meg, James, and Jackie and would not put up one of those three.

5:15 AM BBT – Steve finally goes to bed and everyone is down for the night.

Vanessa might feel good about Becky sticking to the plan, but you know she’ll continue to be paranoid and we’ll see a renewed attempt to verify, re-verify, and double it all over on Sunday. Monday should be a wild ride on the Feeds.

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