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Battle of the Tribes

June 17th, 2012, 11:15 pm

Average Rating: 5.00
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Author's Comments:

Reply Vilecheese, June 17th, 2012, 11:15 pm

Finale updated!

...Edgic...victory? Pfft, Jackie's edit sucked.

Character Ranking:
(Warning: lots of ranting ahead)

#20. Bonnie: Like this really needs to be explained...but I feel the need to at least address a few things. First off, I don't care that she's a super-negative bitch. That's fine and good for a season's villain, with a delicious downfall. But there are still 2 HUGE reasons this...THING is dead last. One, TWO SEASONS IN A ROW. THIRD PLACE. DOMINATING THE SCREENTIME AND THE STORYLINE. Even if she got cooldowns this season, she was still at the crux of the storyline. Everyone wanted her out, or to use her, or was voted out because of her, or blah blah blah...RIGHT AFTER SHE DID THIS IN SFC9. And two...her domination of the storyline DESTROYS OTHER CHARACTERS. Look at poor Starr; TWO SEASONS OF HER, DOING ALMOST NOTHING NON-BONNIE RELATED. Adrian, spending an ENTIRE SEASON just being bitter at her. If Bonnie left earlier or wasn't cast, maybe, I dunno, they could've actually done something DIFFERENT. DEVELOPED AS CHARACTERS, MAYBE. Ugh, so much CAPS LOCK...but yeah, Bonnie ruined so many potentially great characters on two seasons in a row now. And that's terrible. Just like Lex Luthor stealing 40 cakes.

#19. Minerva: Wow, what a fall from grace...but it's deserved. This is NOT the amazing underdog who got votes left and right that I loved in SFC4/All-Stars. This was a CPNbot who completely dominated the game boringly, who turned Ryuia into her little mindslave in one of the most uncomfortable plotlines in SFC history (only Iraenus is more uncomfortable, I think). Thankfully she didn't win, because if she did...she would've been a negative Barney, and that's pretty much the last thing The Minerva Mink should ever be.

#18. Ryuia: This is an incredibly sad placing, because she was amongst my favorites premerge...but then she willingly lost all her personality in order to turn into Minerva Jr., which I mentioned already was a very disturbing plotline. And I was willing to place her higher in the finale, where I was expecting...or at least HOPING she'd get some form of character development when she realized Minerva didn't care for her (like Johnny)...but nope. She was completely worthless, arguably worse than Luke. Hands down the biggest opinion drop I've ever had of a contestant from the start to finish of a season.

#17. Jackie: WOW, the final 4 are the bottom 4, isn't this just an AMAZING season? Now Jackie, I'll give him JUST enough credit to place above the bottom 3, because he did sometimes have...I dunno, okay funny/sympathetic moments? But...ugh, he's still terrible overall. First off, he's sexist. Look at the way he talks about women, he only "respects" them if he's banging them, apparently. Second, SCREAMING NARRATIONAL STRATEGY REALLY LOUDLY IN CONFESSIONALS AND SWEARING DOESN'T MAKE YOU CPOTT. It makes you annoying. Third, he got this forced positive edit simply because the final 8 was so negative...which means we're supposed to root for him when he reveals his injury is fake, and he proceeds to be the biggest douchebag on the planet in the FIC. Fat chance. All of this...and he wins. Ugh... It felt like SWSU was trying to validate his edit WAY too hard.

#16. Chloe: Speaking of lack of character development...Chloe's probably never heard of the term. All there was to her was hating Chrii...and of course, making Bonnie look brilliant by getting her voted off. Where's SCH Chloe when you need her? Thankfully she left early, so we didn't have to suffer too much from THIS particular disappointment.

#15. Baxter: I wouldn't go so far as to say he was a terrible character, per say, but having him last until the final 8, as Bonnie's ally and with the edit he had...really wasn't necessary. He was part of what made the season too negative.

#14-11. Quadratic/Frank/Chrii/Emilee: I really cannot be bothered...

#10. Adrian: I wanted to like him more than this, he had potential, but it was squandered horribly. He should've played without Bonnie, because with her, his positive moments were drowned by bitterness.

#9. Starr: Pretty much the same deal as Adrian, except instead of being bitter as a problem, she just...didn't do anything. And it's a gigantic shame.

#8. Miranda: She was...very, very, VERY slightly interesting in her strategic dilemma...I guess? Too bad she doesn't have a personality.

#7. Xero: HE WAS MISSING A FRIKKIN' EAR. Deserved a freaking redemption arc SO badly...instead we got a vaguely unlikeable, terrible at the game first boot. Bumped him up partially due to rebellion against the season.

#6. Ventious: And the only reason he's this high is because positivity was so desperately needed this season. He was pretty boring and...not as likeable as his SFC7 self this time around.

#5. Kris: And the only reason SHE'S this high is because of her once-in-a-while snarky moments. She's still overrated though; she doesn't have a personality this season.

#4. Oehda: Lol at her being this high despite me hating her in SFC8, but she was...actually better this season. ._. Her Jackie fights, while still annoying, were less of a thing this time, and more focus was brought to her mama bear role, which was honestly handled much better this time around (as opposed to I'M SUCH AN AMAZING MAMA BEAR I LOVE ALL MY CUBS-except Alice, she sucks-AREN'T I AN AMAZING PLAYER). So props to her for being...I think the only player to improve this season? Just about?

#3. Sanza: He's...likeable. That's the best way to describe him this season. Like, I can't say he's very interesting or had much of a story (wearing a Red X jury outfit =/= Red X storyline), but he seems like a fun guy to hang around. That's really it.

#2. Phil: In a season full of CPN strategybots, Phil was a much needed breath of fresh air. Even if he was repetitive, it was nice to see someone play the game in such an unorthodox way, resulting in drama and clashing ideals and voting off people no one else would vote out.

#1. Heinz: LMAO. I cannot believe...HEINZ OF ALL PEOPLE. NUMBER 1. HOW. JUST...HOW. Well...when I said Oehda was the only person who improved from her previous season...Heinz was the only other one. And instead of Mr. Entitled loner we got...the Straight Man to the rest of his tribe's Funny Men. I still don't think he was that great, but at the same time...I was never disappointed at him at any point during the season, which is more than I can say for...anyone else. So congrats Heinz, for being...semi-decent.

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User's Comments:

Reply JETTEJ, June 18th, 2012, 12:57 pm

Hey! I have an idea! Maybe you could have a contest where if you guess the winner right, you get to create a potential character for your 3rd SFC season!
Also, I recommend you send another fan character for SWSU cuz you have really good ones :)

Reply Vilecheese, June 18th, 2012, 2:29 pm

@JETTEJ: I probably will making a contest of some sort for my 3rd season, but I haven't decided what it'll be yet.

Reply JETTEJ, June 18th, 2012, 9:30 pm

@Vilecheese: Okey Dokey :)

Reply JETTEJ, June 19th, 2012, 7:51 am

@Vilecheese: What about submitting another character to SWSU?

ALSO, My Pre-game winner choices are Oehda, Emilee, Adrian and Kris.

Reply cuttlefishCuller, June 19th, 2012, 10:57 am

I LOVE that they all have different fonts. It makes it look tacky and awful, forreal. <3

Reply Vilecheese, June 19th, 2012, 11:35 am

@cuttlefishCuller: It's because my excel isn't working and I couldn't find the same font in paint.

Reply Matty777 (Guest), June 19th, 2012, 2:39 pm

Don't Know Why... I'm Rooting For Ryuia ;)

Reply Vilecheese, June 19th, 2012, 6:56 pm

@Matty777: I'm totally rooting for Xero.

Reply cuttlefishCuller, June 23rd, 2012, 9:46 pm

@Vilecheese: So you decided to give them all completely different ones? :lol:

Reply Vilecheese, June 24th, 2012, 11:27 am

@cuttlefishCuller: Yes.


Reply DMOC (Guest), June 26th, 2012, 9:02 am

Love all the fonts except Kris, I can't read hers XD

Reply Vilecheese, June 26th, 2012, 10:41 pm

@DMOC: Lol, I figure the K is the most important letter and that one's pretty clear.

Reply Matty7 (Guest), July 15th, 2012, 3:46 pm

Kay, Question, How Do You Pronounce Ryuia's Name?

Reply Vilecheese, July 15th, 2012, 5:58 pm

@Matty7: Ask Coco.

Reply SWSU-Master, July 25th, 2012, 3:05 pm

I say it Roo-Yah

Reply Vilecheese, July 25th, 2012, 7:35 pm

@SWSU-Master: I always thought it was Ree-yoo-ee-ah, with the Ree-yoo part said really fast.

Reply Matty777, July 26th, 2012, 7:03 am

@Vilecheese: Yeah, Me Too :)

Reply Mystic Meg's Brother (Guest), August 3rd, 2012, 7:32 am

How do you get pictures in your edgics

Reply Vilecheese, August 3rd, 2012, 10:45 am

@Mystic Meg's Brother: Using Paint.

Reply StarOceanFan18 (Guest), August 3rd, 2012, 11:14 pm

I wouldn't be surprised if Bonnie makes it to the finals again, since Swooso LOVES writing for her. :roll:

Reply Matty777, August 3rd, 2012, 11:21 pm

Question. How is Quad OTT In His Boot Eppy?

Reply Vilecheese, August 3rd, 2012, 11:42 pm

@StarOceanFan18: Me neither. :(

Reply Vilecheese, August 3rd, 2012, 11:43 pm

@Matty777: Mistaking Bonnie for Starr, and quite a bit of yelling.

Reply ...what... (Guest), August 4th, 2012, 5:29 am

You kind of suck at this edgic thing, don't ya?

Reply Vilecheese, August 4th, 2012, 9:08 am

@...what...: How so?

Reply Matty777, August 5th, 2012, 12:25 am

@...what...: Well Wasn't That Just Abit Rude..? And If Ya Don't Like 'Em Don't Read Them.. Simple

Reply Diablo212 (Guest), August 11th, 2012, 3:17 am

How do you get the character pictures that go next to there names?
Just Wondering!

Reply pancake face (Guest), August 11th, 2012, 3:21 am

@cuttlefishCuller: And your profile image makes you look tacky and awful.

Just telling the truth because your a jackass and you need to be told stop being mean to Vile and PISS OFF U JACKASS

Reply Vilecheese, August 11th, 2012, 10:58 am

@Diablo212: I use paint.

Reply Diablo212 (Guest), August 12th, 2012, 5:59 am

How I mean how do you get the actual character face.
Where do you get the character faces from?

Reply Vilecheese, August 12th, 2012, 10:48 am

@Diablo212: I just copied them from the cast releases, pasted in paint, shrunk them, and got rid of the expressions.

Reply Guest, August 13th, 2012, 10:42 pm


Reply Vilecheese, August 13th, 2012, 10:45 pm

@Guest: Because she wasn't voted out.

But seriously, Retro wasn't threatened by her.

Reply Joe The Hobo (Guest), August 14th, 2012, 4:05 am

How do I message SWSU my application for SFC 11?

Reply Vilecheese, August 14th, 2012, 11:04 am

@Joe The Hobo: Just give him a PM in either his dA or SJ accounts.

Reply Joe The Hobo (Guest), August 14th, 2012, 11:19 am

How do I PM him on dA or SJ? I know I must be a pain in the arse right now but I really want to know

Reply Vilecheese, August 14th, 2012, 12:13 pm

@Joe The Hobo: Click on SWSU's name to go to his page, and on the right it says "Contact Info". In there is a PM button.

Reply Joe The Hobo (Guest), August 14th, 2012, 12:23 pm

Is that the same with deviantart

Reply Vilecheese, August 14th, 2012, 3:59 pm

@Joe The Hobo: I think you have to click on "Send Note" on dA.

Reply cRaZyKiD9219 (Guest), August 14th, 2012, 9:42 pm

@Joe The Hobo Dude you might need an account.

Reply Joe The Hobo (Guest), August 15th, 2012, 3:25 am

@cRaZyKiD9219: That was what I was going to do
lol don't mind me I'm new lol

Reply JoeTheHobo, August 15th, 2012, 7:48 am

All done Cheers Vilecheese u epic person!!!!

Reply Vilecheese, August 15th, 2012, 10:33 am

@JoeTheHobo: HUZZAH! Now let's see if your character made it in.

Reply JoeTheHobo, August 15th, 2012, 10:55 am

@Vilecheese: Characters actually, God I must of been so annoying asking you all the time and I am happy that you answered anyways are you submitting any characters from Blackjack Bay?

Reply Vilecheese, August 15th, 2012, 1:13 pm

@JoeTheHobo: Nah. I think Skazz was enough.

Reply JoeTheHobo, August 24th, 2012, 2:57 am

Miranda's Gone and I'm not that sad.
RYUIA OTTP <3333333333

Reply Vilecheese, August 24th, 2012, 10:20 am

@JoeTheHobo: Ryuia's cute, but I kinda wish she was a tad more prominent and goofier.

Reply JoeTheHobo, September 2nd, 2012, 7:07 am

Question for Vile You know you said how to get the character faces well how did you get the background out in the cast releases so it's just the character's face and a white plain background?

Reply Vilecheese, September 2nd, 2012, 2:15 pm

@JoeTheHobo: I just erase the background in paint.

Reply cRaZyKiD9219 (Guest), September 2nd, 2012, 11:03 pm

It's about friggin time!

Reply MattyPLLLover7, September 3rd, 2012, 9:45 am

Quick Question, Why is Bonnie CP and Baxter OTTN?

Reply Vilecheese, September 3rd, 2012, 10:54 am

@MattyPLLLover7: Baxter: All about how annoyed he was at Phil this episode.

Bonnie: Strategized Phil's quitting and staying in the game over Chloe, even if she was kinda OTT about it, she still explaned her actions with Phil.

Reply cuttlefishCuller, September 9th, 2012, 5:15 am

@pancake face: lol

btw if I'm a jackass for saying this edgic is tacky, then you're a jackass too for saying I'm tacky. Fucking dumbass.

Reply cuttlefishCuller, September 9th, 2012, 11:19 am

btw with the edit you've given quad, as wrong as it is, he should be MOR overall

Reply Vilecheese, September 9th, 2012, 11:34 am

@cuttlefishCuller: Quad was irrelevant overall, so he's UTR.

Reply cuttlefishCuller, September 9th, 2012, 4:33 pm

@Vilecheese: well he SHOULD be utr in both eps, but utr2 + ott2 = mor2

Reply Vilecheese, September 9th, 2012, 5:11 pm

@cuttlefishCuller: Not always. Overall edgic rankings aren't always an addition problem.

Reply MattyPLLLover7, September 23rd, 2012, 12:03 pm

Kay, uhm i dont really understand Jackie's edit.. :o

Reply Vilecheese, September 23rd, 2012, 1:54 pm

@MattyPLLLover7: The whole edit or just episode 8?

Reply JETTEJ (Guest), September 24th, 2012, 9:33 pm

Vile I think at Season 13/14 you should send in another character to SWSU. You have great characters so all you need to do is take one and send it to him :)

Reply SPDark, September 26th, 2012, 2:11 pm

What if both Jackie and Adrian leave in the next two tribals? Who would be in your possible winners, then?

Reply Vilecheese, September 26th, 2012, 5:30 pm

@SPDark: Emilee would probably be next, then Minerva.

Reply Slicer37 (Guest), October 2nd, 2012, 11:12 pm

this season has too much strategy and not enough character development.

Reply SWSU-Master, October 2nd, 2012, 11:16 pm

Well alot of the Character Development happened in the first season they were in. There is still SOME, but not nearly as many as normal seasons

Reply Slicer37 (Guest), October 2nd, 2012, 11:19 pm

@SWSU-Master: touche.

Reply StarMan45, October 13th, 2012, 10:41 am

He's telling the truth though, so.

Reply sesareee, November 11th, 2012, 10:23 pm

why do u want them to dye (except phil)?

Reply Vilecheese, November 11th, 2012, 10:30 pm

@sesareee: Because they're all terrible.

Reply cRaZyKiD9219 (Guest), November 11th, 2012, 10:48 pm

Yeah SFC8 runs circles around this season good lordy

Reply Vilecheese, November 11th, 2012, 10:55 pm

@cRaZyKiD9219: I actually found SFC8 to be pretty dang funny sometimes, and with the characters, even if they were driven to the ground, I really felt I got to know who they were.

SFC10 has none of these advantages.

Reply JoeTheHobo, November 12th, 2012, 10:14 am

No Correction: The MERGE of SFC 10 is terrible the Pre-Merge was great all the merge is strategy the Pre-Merge was a lot better. RYUIA AND MINERVA FINAL TWO ALL OTHERS DIEEEEEE!!!!!!

Reply Vilecheese, November 12th, 2012, 11:54 am

@JoeTheHobo: Even the premerge wasn't that great IMO... The merge is definitely worse though.

Reply bennyboy, November 30th, 2012, 8:32 am

Our rankings don't exactly match up, but we've got the same sentiment - this season was /way/ too negative.

Reply cRaZyKiD9219 (Guest), November 30th, 2012, 9:30 am

Good Lordy lol

Reply Vilecheese, November 30th, 2012, 10:38 am

@cRaZyKiD9219: Had a lot to get off my chest. XD

Reply eep (Guest), November 30th, 2012, 7:16 pm

lul at you saying nothing but brilliant things about hannah but then putting her at #4 and then HEINZ at #1 becuase you can't stand the idea of liking anyone who isn't male or strong etc.

Reply Vilecheese, November 30th, 2012, 10:24 pm

@eep: She's #4 because she still was annoying when arguing with Jackie.

Heinz never had an "annoying" moment. And I don't care about how strong or male he is.

Reply cRaZyKiD9219 (Guest), February 15th, 2013, 10:49 pm

I fucking hate Phil.

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