A lot has changed in the Big Brother 17 house since Monday night. For one, Vanessa is no longer bed-ridden and crying. Instead, she’s up and laughing.

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Vanessa’s mood has changed a lot since Monday – Source: CBS All Access

And she has a few sneaky goblins to thank for her new cheery disposition. Yes, you’ve got it, the house has flipped. Will it flip back before Thursday night? Who knows.

Big Brother 17 Live Feed Highlights – Tuesday, August 11, 2015:


5:00 PM BBT – Vanessa tells Julia that Steve won’t vote to keep her. Warns Julia that Steve, Shelli, and JMac are working together. Vanessa says she’ll need one of the Goblins to stay and hell will freeze over first.

5:05 PM BBT – James and Vanessa chat lightly. She wants to talk to him later and says she needs 10 minutes. Vanessa says she has a lot to tell James. He says he’s open to it and hasn’t made up his mind yet.

5:08 PM BBT – Becky snuck right up on James while he was whispering about being interested in talking to her. Oops.

5:10 PM BBT – Vanessa leaves and James tells Becky she came out right in time. He’s covering.

5:20 PM BBT – James sits down with Austin for a long talk. James is giving Austin many openings telling him he just wants to vote how everyone votes. Then he says all 3 Goblins just want to vote how everyone else wants. Austin keeps missing this openings and starts talking about how Vanessa might be a bigger threat. It’s entertaining.

5:40 PM BBT – James and Austin wrapping up their talk. Austin encourages James to go talk with Vanessa and then they’ll reconvene and discuss more. Austin has said he doesn’t want it to be a 4-4 vote that goes to Becky, but was still not saying who they wanted to stay.

5:56 PM BBT – James relays his conversations with Vanessa and Austin to Jackie and Meg.

6:01 PM BBT – James and Vanessa are talking again. Vanessa tells him she wants to talk about how dangerous Becky is. But she says she wants to talk with him and Meg without Jackie because she’s worried Jackie is too close to Becky.

6:05 PM BBT – Vanessa is going into all the dirt she has on Becky (a lot of it Becky already shared). Vanessa tells James about Becky saying that Jackie is impossible to talk game to and that James is a sexist. And the thing James is most interested in hearing is that Becky has named James as one of her targets.

6:10 PM BBT – Vanessa tells James that she will have Austin and the twins’ votes 100 percent. They break up their talk and Vanessa says she has more stuff to tell him later.

6:13 PM BBT – Jackie tells Meg “Shelli has to go. I feel it!”

6:20 PM BBT – James is upset that Becky called him a sexist. He tells Austin about it and says he gave her that $5K during the veto competition.

6:34 PM BBT – Vanessa joins Austin and James and tells James that she won’t put up him, Jackie or Meg. She’s going right for Becky and will put her up with Johnny Mac or Steve.

6:40 PM BBT – James tells Vanessa he’s sold (on keeping her). He says that Meg and Jackie will also be.

6:45 PM BBT – Vanessa talking to the twins about Becky and that Steve is working with her and they need to watch what they tell him. Shelli, then Steve, interrupt the conversation.

7:10 PM BBT – James tells Meg and Jackie about the latest things Vanessa has told him about Becky. Meg again says she thinks Becky wants to keep Shelli so she can target the three of them. James also tells Jackie about her saying someone else needed to get Jackie out.

7:19 PM BBT – Austin, Jackie, James and Meg discuss a final 6 deal (with Liz and Julia).

7:25 PM BBT – James, Jackie and Meg say this may be their only change to get Shelli out.

7:35 PM BBT – James, Jackie, Meg and Austin say they’ll tell Becky last minute that they’re keeping Vanessa.

7:38 PM BBT – Jackie stresses that they still need to get Vanessa out in the double eviction if it’s possible.

7:48 PM BBT – Vanessa is now cocky and confident that she’s staying.

7:55 PM BBT – Vanessa talking to Julia about Steve and how he’s been so shady lately. Vanessa says she knows he lied to her about not knowing she was going to be targeted this week.

8:00 PM BBT – Austin says if he wins HOH he nominates Steve and John and backdoors Becky. Vanessa says that Becky, John and Steve are the only targets right now.

8:13 PM BBT – Shelli has been working on Steve for a bit, but Steve is terrible at talking game, so there’s not much to say about it. She tells Steve that if she leaves this week he is the next target.

8:25 PM BBT – Jackie, Meg and James agree to put up Vanessa and John if the win HOH during the double eviction.

8:44 PM BBT – HGs get alcohol delivery.

8:58 PM BBT – Steve and Johnny Mac talking about how they need to pick a side soon (unaware that they waited a little too long to pick a side).

9:10 PM BBT – John to Steve: Are Austwins trying to keep Vanessa? Steve: I think they know they can’t.

9:24 PM BBT – Jackie tells James it all makes sense now with Becky. She says she didn’t talk to them for a week because she was trying to work with the other side. James says he feels stupid for falling for Becky’s tricks.

9:40 PM BBT – Liz, Austin and Julia talking about what’s going down. Liz says she really wants Johnny Mac out.

10:00 PM BBT – Meg has joined Austin and the twins. They again talk about how they might not get another chance to get Shelli out.

10:13 PM BBT – Austin says that John winning HOH would be the worst because he has no idea who he would target. Austin is really into the idea of the three of them working with James, Meg and Jackie.

10:38 PM BBT – Vanessa finds Meg, Jackie and James all together, so she decides to talk to them. She is repeating herself, trying to sell them on keeping her. Johnny Mac interrupts the talk.

11:01 PM BBT – Becky tells Shelli she saw Vanessa talking to Jackie, Meg and James. Shelli asks if they’re going to flip their vote. Becky says they better not.

11:05 PM BBT – Becky talks to Meg and Jackie and says Vanessa seems too happy. Meg and Jackie try to cover, but Becky is getting suspicious.

11:18 PM BBT – Shelli, Meg and Jackie go off to talk. Shelli, I think is trying to campaign, but she’s not doing a great job at it. She gets around to telling them to just let her know if they change their mind about voting out Vanessa.

11:48 PM BBT – Vanessa and Shelli talking about what the one who stays should do. Shelli wants to know if she stays can she trust Austin and the twins.

12:03 AM BBT – Shelli admits that her biggest mistake in the game was voting out Jason.

12:25 AM BBT – Becky and Meg are talking and Meg lets Becky know she’s worried about who Shelli will nominate if she wins HOH. Becky gets scared and starts reminding Meg how big a risk she took lying to Vanessa and then putting her on the block. She’s freaking out a bit but Meg tells her not to. Becky says she trusted her group to vote Vanessa out so that’s why she did it the way she did (blindsiding Vanessa).

12:30 AM BBT – Becky leaves Meg and tells Shelli that Meg is concerned Shelli will nominate one of them. Shelli says they didn’t tell her they were worried about that. Shelli and Becky are both concerned now.

1:05 AM BBT – Meg tells Jackie and James that she talked with Becky and Becky is very worried about a potential flip.

1:40 AM BBT – Becky pleading with James, Jackie, and Meg not to screw her on this. She says Vanessa is going to be after her for this now and she did it with trust in them. Becky says Shelli is isolated unlike Vanessa.

2:30 AM BBT – Steve wandering around the backyard talking to himself. He’s trying to decide if it’s good or bad for Vanessa to go home this week. Steve still has no idea what’s been going on.

2:30 AM BBT – After Becky leaves James says he doesn’t like what she said and that Becky was just being selfish.

2:35 AM BBT – Vanessa now in with the HNs. James woke her up. He wants her to assure them about everything. She’s telling them everything they need to hear.

2:45 AM BBT – Vanessa continues to suck them in promising everything they want to hear. Van says Becky was playing all sides of the house.

2:55 AM BBT – Jackie is excited saying they’ll finally get what they want for a turn.

3:05 AM BBT – James and Meg think Becky would put them up if she won HoH again.

3:10 AM BBT – Meg says she isn’t ready to commit to working with Becky. It’s just too soon.

4:05 AM BBT – Becky tells Steve she thinks whether Vanessa or Shelli stays, they’ll be a big target along with James and maybe Austin. She warns Steve that if he or John don’t win HoH then they’ll be in real danger of going up and being evicted.

4:10 AM BBT – Goblins say Becky has won $10K and that’s good enough. Time to go for Becky.

4:20 AM BBT – Steve is still up wandering.

So right now it’s looking like Vanessa will stay at least during the first eviction this week. But Becky and Shelli have grown suspicious so look for some hard campaigning to go on throughout Wednesday.

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