Diary Room: Derrick Levasseur’s “Weekly Warriors” – Big Brother 17 Week 9

Julia has also done well at separating herself from her sister. They definitely have minds of their own and differ on a lot of their opinions. I don’t know if this was a pre-determined strategy on their part (I don’t think it was) but either way, it’s working. How do I know? Well, when Vanessa Rousso is voicing concerns about Austin and Liz to Julia and essentially developing plans with her to get them on board with certain topics, they’re in good shape.

If Julia wants to get to the end, she needs to keep doing what she is doing and hope that Liz and Austin keep doing what their doing (winning comps and snuggling). If that occurs, Julia will have a strong alliance as long as they’re together and if the house flips, she has both her sister and Austin in front of her. If she does make it to the final two, the real question will be, does she have the ability to convince the jury to vote for her? I know one thing. If she gets there, she already has two votes…

Instead of knocking someone this week, I’m going to give an honorable mention. I don’t know if John McGuire is going to stay this week but regardless of whether he does or not, THIS is how you play the game! It’s never too late to make moves, campaign, and try to convince people to keep you.

There are many people who apply every year to be on the show and would kill to be in that house and Johnny Mac hasn’t lost sight of that. You have two options in this situation; crawl into the have-not room for the week and pout…or you can fight! Johnny Mac has chosen the latter and as not only a former houseguest, but also a fan, I commend him for that.

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  1. JMac realizes the situation and so does James. The only thing keeping them from forming a team and going after the Austwins is the lack of trust Meg and James have in Vanessa. Vanessa did this to herself and while she thinks she is playing Meg and James she is actually hurting herself. Here is a clue for Vanessa, if you make final 8 or final 5 its the same thing. You lose the game. Her trying to get into the good graces of the Austwins again is dumb. She has to know they will take her out first chance the get. She thinks Meg and James are her problem? That’s dumb. She needs people like Meg and James around for the numbers she will need to break up the Austwins and then survive the aftermath.

    Vanessa, Steve, JMac, Meg and James should be putting aside their differences and aligning to get the Austwins out pronto – all 3 of them. As Derrick said, even if one Austwin remains, that’s two votes against whoever else is left.

    JMac tried this week. But it is too late for him. At this point they are all playing bad games although Julia and Liz are in the best position only because there are so many other stupid people in the house.

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