For 17-years, the theme of Survivor has always been to outwit, outplay and outlast. But on a season titled Game Changers, with a cast made up of some of the most iconic castaways to ever play, Sarah Lacina had to do more than the minimum to secure the $1 million prize.
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It’s inevitable that a game of human chess like Survivor would come with its own set of personal pitfalls and private wins. However, then the game ends and players can forget who they were on the island and return to their regular lives and regular jobs back home. But not Zeke Smith.
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Every season of Survivor, castaways struggle to make it to the merge. It’s a major milestone that signifies they’ve endured the game long enough to have impacted it in a major way, while solidifying their spot in the jury, even if they do wind up ousted next.
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During the third season of Big Brother Canada, beauty queen Sindy Nguyen solidified her spot in the reality TV hall of fame when she entered the BBCAN house ready to shake things up with her gutsy gameplay, even if that meant putting her own life in the game on the line.
It’s difficult to picture the Big Brother Canada franchise without poster-boy, Gary Levy. With fierce makeup and a whole heap of glitter, the 25-year-old Ajax-based artist left his mark on the BBCAN house as the inaugural season’s runner-up and has since been an integral presence each season, from after shows and BBCAN awards.
It takes a certain amount of ego to play the game of Survivor, which is why over the years many players have given themselves a lot of hyperbolic titles. But when Sandra Diaz-Twine calls herself “queen,” she isn’t lying. No other player in the history of the game has managed to try to win the $1 million prize and has successfully done so twice.