Unofficial Guide to Survivor: One World Episode 7 — “The Beauty in a Merge”

Here’s everything you need to know about what happened in Survivor: One World Episode 7 — “The Beauty in a Merge” – who won the challenges, who was voted of, who played well, and who is on the outs. Feel free to add your notes, thoughts, and questions.

Aired March 28, 2012, covering night 17 through night 20

Reward Challenge winner: Alicia, Jay, Sabrina, Chelsea, Christina, & Troyzan (reward: pizza & beer plus a secret note telling them that another idol is hidden at camp)

Immunity Challenge winner: Troyzan

Eliminated: Jonas

What Happened:

  • Jay makes coffee – Tarzan asks for some but Jay tells him, “You didn’t win this.” Tarzan discovers some of the guys have joined in alliance with the women. He approaches Michael to have guys stick together and bring aboard Alicia. Michael tells him he is in, but in confessional says he doesn’t trust any of the remaining guys. Michael later talks about plan to Jonas, who has no idea about the plan.
  • Randomly selected split tribes compete for reward: Alicia, Jay, Sabrina, Chelsea, Christina, & Troyzan compete against Leif, Kat, Michael, Kim, Jonas, & Tarzan. Leif gets stuck in sand and causes his team to fall behind early but Michael makes it up.
  • Jonas confronts Tarzan about revealing plan to Michael and they get into heated argument. Tarzan leaves alliance and tells Jonas he doesn’t like him.
  • Troyzan gets up early on day 19 and after searching for it, finds the Hidden Immunity Idol
  • Jonas an early candidate to be voted out even though he cooks and is well liked. Troyzan does not agree and lets Jonas know of the plan
  • Chelsea cleans clothes in water then boils them and Tarzan throws his dirty underwear in her pot, angering her. She then asks alliance to target Tarzan over Jonas. Jay wants to stick to the plan.
  • Jonas calls out Michael during Tribal Council as a bigger threat and tells his alliance then to do the same. Tarzan says he doesn’t respect what Jonas did and Jonas reveals Tarzan’s plan to vote out Kat. Tarzan says he’s lying and openly states that he will be voting for Jonas.

Friends & Foes:

  • Jay says he does not like Tarzan
  • Michael humors but doesn’t plan to play along with Tarzan
  • Tarzan and Jonas do not like each other
  • Troyzan feels solid with his Salani alliance
  • Chelsea and Jay confirm tight Salani alliance and should take out strongest to weakest
  • Kim confirms Salani wants to keep Alicia and Christina for a contingency plan
  • Jonas apologizes to Tarzan, who is brought to tears. Reforms men’s alliance with Troyzan and they target Kat. They split apart again at Tribal Council.

Other notes:

  • New tribe name is Tikiano; black buffs
  • Kim, Troyzan now hold Hidden Immunity Idols

Episode summaries & commentaries:

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1 Response

  1. Tom #5 says:

    Given the lack of strong personalities in this game, I really wish we’d see more of the gamesmanship, particularly between Kim and Chelsea, a la JT & Stephen.

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