I did promise that at least 5 contestants would be leaving this week, and possibility as many as 10.
Let's just say that line between staying and going ran down about half of the contestants this week - and those "safe", well, they might not have been as safe if it wasn't for all those people rushing to the polls in those final few hours. So, definitely send them a thank you note, or a fruit basket.
That said, let's get to it, because it's already pretty late.
Handling the matter of Bouncing Immunities first - they did come into play in at least one case. Which further complicated where the line was going to end up!
alexmegami gave immunity to rattsu
applespicy AND erica_crawford gave immunity to everywordiwrite
baxaphobia gave immunity to similiesslip
istaar gave immunity to autumn_writing
lynxypoo had two immunities, and they were given to alephz and basric
mac_arthur_park gave immunity to tough_doll
and <"milk_and_glass gave immunity to spydielives
One immunity went unused, and has been removed from the field of play.
Congratulations to all of those who will be able to hand off their good fortune to someone else next week!
Now the sad news, Part 1: phoenixejc decided to sacrifice. Based on her standings, she would have been more than safe, but due to that dreaded RL monster, she threw herself on the sword.
Which resulted in that window of "how many people are going to shift down a couple. So she didn't just save one person, her actions ended up saving three!
Unfortunately, though, there are 7 other contestants who are leaving us this week.
I know that I personally was surprised by the names. Like I said earlier though, you can never be entirely sure what will happen with a Contestant Only vote. As soon as you think you have it figured out, it has a way of turning on you.
Leaving us this week are:
You will be missed! I hope we continue to see you around the Green Room, and in the Home Game! You never know when there might be an opportunity to jump back in!