Survivor: Abyss Island – Day 1 Recap
Survivor Day 1: “It Consumes The Nourishment Or It Gets The Hose.”
My idea was a simple one: Eat like a Survivor for 39 days and get a wee taste of what the food situation is like on the hit TV show.
I’m halfway through Day 2 and I can tell you this: Yowza! This is no small thing.
My food yesterday consisted of rice, kidney beans, raw coconut and banana. With no salt. (That’s a biggie.) And I fell 500 calories short of my 1,500 calories per day goal.
But that wasn’t the worst of it.
I made the classic Survivor blunder. I neglected the social game.
In other words, I had no idea what my wife had lying in wait. The Host with the Most has turned my little experiment into something bigger than I expected.
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Survivor: Abyss Island
This morning my wife told me to go outside and check our tree for mail. She’s the boss and the controller of the family coconuts so outside I went. Lo and behold I found this mysterious note near the place where I dug the modest hole I use to go potty:
Set in the jungles of hell for 39 long hard days, Abyss Island will freak your mind, test your feets of strength (yes I said feets) and challenge your brain. You will look forward to Tree Mail, Reward and Immunity Challenges, a Hidden Immunity Idol, Tribal Council for One and maybe even a visit from one of your unloved ones.
Outwit – Outlast – Outplay Yourself
Immunity is what you covet
If you lose don’t let your spirits plummet
Winning games and quizzes are what you’ll play
If you lose you’ll have to pay
Worth playing for?
My wife playing the part of Jeff Probst? That’s role playing I can get into. I think. Maybe someone should check my brain.
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Short Story: Failure to Survive #BlogShorts
Failure to Survive
by Tom B. Taker
’Tis a peculiar fate, to live to see thine own torch snuffeth out.
The alliance had fallen.
Helplessly I watch whilst my cohorts fall in succession. The tribe hath spoken.
This post is part of the BlogShorts challenge. June 2011 – 30 stories – 30 words – 30 days.