It was a surprisingly quiet night in the Big Brother 17 house for an eviction eve with Vanessa on the block, but that’s because she’s feeling pretty secure.
On the opposite end, there’s Shelli who is worried and has been working on everyone to keep her. Did she gain any ground? Read on.
Big Brother 17 Live Feed Highlights – Wednesday, August 12, 2015:
4:07 PM BBT – Austin tells Liz that Vanessa keeps asking if she’s safe. He says she doesn’t really trust them. Austin wants Vanessa to relax and not screw up their 6-person arrangement with the Goblins.
4:10 PM BBT – Steve checks in with Vanessa. He promises her she’ll be safe. Steve offers hugs.
4:30 PM BBT – Vanessa starts sniffle crying to Julia that she doesn’t know why Jackie and Becky hate her so much. Vanessa insists she hasn’t done anything to these people.
4:45 PM BBT – Austin talking with the twins. They discuss targeting JMac since Becky is protected by their deal with the Goblins.
4:50 PM BBT – Becky is determined to get Vanessa still. Says this week winged her.
5:10 PM BBT – Shelli wraps up a very long talk with Becky and heads back downstairs where Shelli needs to focus her campaigning efforts.
5:50 PM BBT – Steve is struggling to decide how to handle his vote and knows he can’t promise both of them it. He finally decides to stick with the “Gremlins” for his vote.
5:59 PM BBT – Feeds cut to highlights.
7:03 PM BBT – Feeds are back. HGs talking about studying all night. While the feeds were down they were shown videos to memorize for tonight’s HOH.
7:30 PM BBT – HGs have been studying what they were shown on the screens.
7:58 PM BBT – Jackie tells Vanessa she should be able to do very well at this competition. Vanessa says she really doesn’t think so.
8:08 PM BBT – Jackie asks Vanessa if she should smooth things over with Becky.
8:25 PM BBT – Vanessa tells Johnny Mac she regrets that moment she had with he and Clay. She tells him she wasn’t targeting him then and isn’t now.
8:35 PM BBT – Johnny Mac and Vanessa are still talking. She tells him she’ll be targeting Becky and she suggests they discuss the game more and figure out a way to work together. He talks about being pretty down and out in the game because no one is talking to him this week. Vanessa gives him a pep talk.
9:20 PM BBT – Vanessa tells the twins she’s done campaigning but the tell her she should probably do some more tomorrow.
9:36 PM BBT – Vanessa and the twins talking about DE. The twins wonder if anyone would put them up. Vanessa tells them she’d like for them to put Becky up. Vanessa calls them the good guys and says it’s time for them to win.
10:00 PM BBT – HGs playing blowing. Nothing else going on.
11:25 PM BBT – Vanessa is getting impatient about knowing how the votes are going to fall. She ask Julia when she will know and says she wants it to be soon.
12:30 AM BBT – Shelli talking to Johnny Mac about how Vanessa’s only campaign has been trashing Becky. He tells Shelli he will get along with Vanessa until he can take her out.
12:36 AM BBT – Shelli is annoyed because Austin keeps showing up where she is and is preventing her from talking game and campaigning.
12:40 AM BBT – Shelli goes to the HOH to talk to Becky, Jackie and Meg to try one final push to stay. She tells them she would put up Austin and a twin if she wins HOH. Shelli promises if they vote to keep her she won’t put them up. She seems to be weary about including James in the deal, but she kind of has to.
12:46 AM BBT – Shelli reminds the three of them that Vanessa and Austin have put them and their friends up but she never has. She says it just doesn’t make sense why they would want to keep Vanessa.
12:51 AM BBT – Shelli says she loves the twins, but are they ever going to be someone’s target? And then there’s Austin. Meg says she gets it.
1:27 AM BBT – Austin says he won’t lie to Meg, after Vanessa goes after Becky & a floater then she’ll probably be coming after the Goblins next. Meg nods & smiles along.
1:45 AM BBT – Becky has been campaigning hard for Shelli. She wants James to make a choice, but he escapes the conversation.
2:05 AM BBT – Meg joins the talk. Becky presses her to evict Vanessa. Meg says Vanessa will be easy to get out when they want. She also thinks the Austwins will be easy to beat.
2:35 AM BBT – James and Meg alone reaffirm voting out Shelli. They’re frustrated with Becky and say they wouldn’t mind if Austwins gets Becky out.
2:45 AM BBT – Vanessa promises Jackie the Goblins will be safe with her. Says she has no control over the Austwins and doesn’t even know where their game is.
3:00 AM BBT – Jackie tells Steve she’d target Vanessa in the second round of a DE.
3:05 AM BBT – Jackie, back with the Goblins, says she think Steve would target Austin and Vanessa.
3:35 AM BBT – Meg wonders if someone will win HoH on Thursday and they’ll be screwed. The Goblins all laugh. Meg asks what if Austin and Steve have secretly been working together this whole time. They all laugh real hard again.
The Goblins are sticking to their evict-Shelli plan with very few concerns on keeping Vanessa. Like their plan or not, it is based on thoroughly flawed and inaccurate assessments of the game right now. They’ll need luck on their side because logic isn’t helping.
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