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Article - 'MTCII - Episode 15' by Mateui

An item about Miscellanious posted on Jul 13, 2004

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Entitled: The Final Call The Final 2 are subjected to the Jury's questions, and the winner is revealed.

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Making the Cut II: Episode 15
By: Mateui
Episode 15: The Final Call

Players Still in the Game:

Edoni Tribe:
Jennifer Sweeney
Joey Mury

The Jury:
Natalie Kink
Ian Murphy
Randy Tahkoer
Sarah Heiderman
Evan Muse
Friedrich Nietzsche
Johanus Bartholomew

Voted Out:
Amanda Tingay
Earl Oldson
John Doe
Jason Lucca
Mark Grant
Alexander Cromwell
Foyle Aber

Over at the Edoni Tribe:

Joey: The last couple days were spent in silence.

*Yes, but Joey and Jennifer spent their final few days relaxing, and thinking of how they were going to address the jury. They needed to show the jury how they deserved to win more than the person sitting next to them, thus, careful words needed to be planned.*

*Finally, Joey and Jennifer arrived at the final Tribal Council*

Tribal Council – Jury Questions:

*Joey and Jennifer sat down in their seat.*

Mateui: I will now bring in the jury, consisting of Johanus
Ian, Randy, Sarah, Evan, Friedrich, and Natalie - who was just voted out last night.

*The jury members sat down in their prospective seats, and eyed the final two very carefully.*

Mateui: Alright. The Final two. Jennifer and Joey have both made it to the end, by voting everyone who stood in their paths. Tonight, that power will shift from the players to the jury, who will decide the winner.

Now, before any of the Jury wishes to pose a question or two, I will allow Jennifer and Joey to say an opening statement.

*Joey cleared his throat, and began to speak*

Joey: I must say that when I came here, as much as I did to make sure I didn't piss anyone off, I didn't think I'd get this far. I figured I'd get picked off from some kind of alliance, and when the threat became real, I never actually thought I'd be able to overcome it.

I came here looking forward to going as far as I can and even enjoyed the thought of backstabbing my way to the top. I overcame my enemies, but learned that while this all comes down to myself in the end, I'd never have won this myself. I had a lot of help, and they definitely deserve a lot of credit. I decided I didn't want to be selfish, so I decided to do this the hard way. My main strategy was after Natalie left the alliance and realized that her goose was cooked, to keep her around no matter what, insuring my win. Kinda ironic how things turned out...

My only regret: Winning that damn immunity challenge. If I had to win one, why did I pick that one? I should have withdrawed from the challenge and left the difficult decision to someone else.

Mateui: Jennifer?

Jennifer: I originally joined MTC2 for something to do since I was starting to get bored lately. I didn't think I'd ever make it this far though, I thought that MTC2 would have even more crazy twists like MTC1 and that I'd be removed from the game from some sort of a twist. I could of never made it this far without Natalie and Joey that's for certain.

My strategy during the game once the tribe merged was to try to avoid being noticed by any alliances formed at first. I had a plan to become a servant to someone's alliance and to give their alliance the advice they needed to stay in control of the game. At first I wasn't in an alliance until Joey and Nat came along. And so I focused on serving them as well as advising them for most of the game.

My only regret was voting off Randy instead of Ian that round, I could tell that Ian was betraying us (and that he was going to earlier to), I only voted for him since my allies said so even if I felt it was a bad idea.

Mateui: Very well. Sarah, you’re up.

*Sarah stood up, and crossed her arms in front of her chest*

Sarah: Joey, clearly, a lot of people really disliked Natalie Kink. I want to know if you felt good doing it. Did you vote for her because she was a threat, or because she was planning an even more elaborate scheme than I was?

Joey: Absolutely not. She was planning no scheme, I trusted that as she had about a million things she could have lied to me about, but did not. As I said, I didn't want to do the selfish thing. I did not want to take the coward’s way out. I figured I had an instant win with Natalie. Are there reasons to keep Natalie? Yes, many. But in the end I didn't choose them.

Sarah: I never had anything against either of you, actually. Neither of you really seemed to set out to betray anyone, but here you are now. What bothers me though is that neither of you really did anything to deserve to win this game. Neither of you seemed to devote much time into it. So at this point, I have to ask, how do I vote here? I don't know either of you, and I have nothing against either of you. I'd like both of you to give me good reasons for me to vote for you.

Jennifer: I was devoting more time to MTC2 then it appears by my post count (there were IM talks as well as planning when in school). I'd say that I deserve to win more then Joey from spending more time on MTC2 then he did and participating in more of the challenges then he did. I also did more of the planning and advising then Joey did.

Joey: Natalie informed us of an alliance, and somehow we managed to fight back. That's why you're not up here. I'm afraid I cannot answer your question, as I believe I certainly did not coast my way through this. I worked together with other members of the tribe to get where I am now. As did Jennifer. I made a point of not dealing with you because I believed you were out to get me (sooner or later) and kept all my work and strategizing behind your back. I guess the question is who fought harder: Me or Jennifer? Nat and I tried to recruit members to fight off your alliance, and we couldn't have done it without Jenn.

*Sarah sighed, and sat down in her seat. Next, Ian stood up.*

Ian: Joey, what was the main factor that caused you to decide to ignore me and boot me from the game? Okay, you quite intelligently chose not to believe what I said about what Natalie "said," but could you not see the logic of the points I made about you being safer if I was kept instead? (Not that it matters now) If I had chosen not to lie, would you have perhaps considered the points a little more? And also, let's go back to, say...the moment the tribes merged. Out of the 9 other contestants at that point, which two did you expect to get this far?

Joey: Firstly, I didn't quite trust you. With Natalie in no further danger, I can tell you now that she revealed some of your treacherous intentions to us, and as I said earlier, I wanted Natalie around, no matter how honest you were. She could make sure I'd win with the former alliance hating her for betraying them. I had to keep quite a many secrets like that out of sight. Also, I did trust Natalie more than you, and after close analysis of your message, I did not believe you. You had a couple facts mixed up, like saying that Jenn was in an official alliance with me, your logic wasn't completely accurate, like saying Natalie was in an alliance with Jenn, and that Natalie would keep Jenn, but Jenn would keep me. Wouldn't she have kept Natalie? In the end, I just pulled a "Judge Judy" and played off the flaws in your testimony.

Also, hmm... I guess I figured Sarah or Fred would get pretty far.

Ian: Alright Jennifer, first of all, I'd also like to give you the last question I just gave Joey. Now, let's see how much you want to win. Joey kept you in favour of Natalie - now, why do you think, not that you deserve to win, but that you deserve to win more than Joey?

Jennifer: I wasn't really thinking about who would make it to the final two when it was just the 10 of us. Anything could of happened still. I was surprised that Randy lasted so long after getting 3 votes in the first round of the merge though. I was thinking that me and everyone else in the New Shindor could of been voted out quickly if everyone in the new Maladon teamed up though (I was nervous about that during the merge and paying close attention for signs of people being in an alliance, I managed to guess 3 of the 4 people correctly in Sarah's alliance, I only didn't guess Evan).

As for why I deserve to win more then Joey I'd say because of things like I spent more time playing the game then he did. I did more of the planning then Joey did, I could also plan ahead better then others in my alliance.

*Ian sat down, and Evan stood up promptly.*

Evan: There have been a lot of random twists in the game that have laid waste even the best strategies and plans. I hope I can say without offending either of you (since you're the ones who made it to the Final Two) that this game does have an element of luck to it. So, out of all sixteen people playing the game, choose the one you think most deserves to win. It can be yourself if that's what you honestly think.

Joey: If you're too lazy, you get voted out early. If you're too good, you'll be voted out because you're a threat. Luck has EVERYTHING to do with getting to the final two. I had a lot of luck in this game, which surprised me. Anyway, I got this far, and I wouldn't have without Natalie. You may hate her, but she has to be the one person who deserves it as next to, as much as, or more than me. You decide.

Jennifer: Well I'd say either Sarah or Natalie since they were both the leaders of alliances. Quite a few people would of probably been goners a lot sooner in the game without them.

*Evan sat down, and then Johanus stood up, fixing his hair before he posed his question.*

Johanus: If you could be facing one other person in the finals besides the one you ARE facing, who would it be and why?

Jennifer: I guess that I'd say Natalie since she did more planning and stuff in the game then Joey did so she deserves to be here more then him.

Joey: Pfft, Earl, obviously :P And Nat, of course. Both are guaranteed wins.

*Johanus was a little disappointed with the answers he had received, but still he smiled and posed to the camera quickly forgetting about what was on his mind will the camera was on him. He sat down, and Randy stood up*

Randy: Joey, why did you not choose Natalie instead of Jennifer to be the second finalist? That would have secured you as the winner, for Natalie has betrayed most of the jury, and they would not vote in her favor.

Joey: Well yes, obviously. I just decided that I was good friends with both Natalie and Jennifer, and (while I was unaware of how much Nat actually wanted to be a part of the final two) I knew I'd be hurting one of them, and could do less damage by voting for Natalie. Anyway, I know it would have made for an easy win, but I am still willing to face Jennifer, and am willing to face my destiny as you choose it to be.

Randy:Jennifer, out of the current jury, who do you think should have not made it and why?

Jennifer: Well I was surprised that Johanus made it this far from how that he was pretty inactive earlier on. (The reason I never voted for him is since someone else was always just a bit more inactive then he was by voting time like Alexander, John, or Foyle). I suppose I could say him from that, though I probably noticed him being inactive more from always being with him then I would of if he wasn't even in my tribe.

Randy: And this is a question for both of you: Why do you deserve to win more than the other finalist?

Joey: As for why I deserve to win more than Jennifer, while Jennifer does deserve a lot of merit, she did fight for it, I just think I had to struggle a lot more, I was targeted to be eliminated and in that very same night, I managed to gather enough help to overthrow the enemy alliance, which is something I've never seen done before. I dodged threats from Ian, the alliance, and went through the soul cutting decision of who to vote off. I think I am a true survivor.

*Randy thanked both finalists, and sat down. Friedrich then stood up, and paused before he began to speak.*

Friedrich: To both of the finalists, I ask: what was your philosophy while playing the game? What I mean to say is, did you play to win, or did you play for fun? Did every decision you made have a purpose for improving your position in the game? Or did you just go with the flow and make choices you thought would be more fun and interesting?

Jennifer: Well before the merge of us 10 I kept on changing my mind what strategy I was going to use and was just trying to be nice to everyone and not make any enemies. Then when we merged I decided to play the role of a servant and follow some alliance leader's orders and advise them on who to go after next. However my plan got messed up when no one gave me an alliance offer in the first round of the merge. Later on in the next round Natalie and Joey came to me so I decided to play the role of their servant.

Joey: I came here thinking I could screw around with everyone, but when I finally came face to face with this challenge, I had to rethink my strategy to be more intelligent and manipulate myself to win. I do believe that this was a very interesting game and will no doubt be very intriguing when the articles are released.

*Friedrich thought for a moment, and then posed another intriguing question*

Friedrich: There was obviously a great deal of manipulation being done during the game. Some people allowed themselves to be influenced easily, while others made more careful decisions. Some were probably completely clueless about what was really occurring. So I ask you: do you think you were a manipulator, or a manipulatee? And who do you think had the most influence over other players' votes, and who had the absolute least?

Jennifer: I let myself be controlled though you could say I was a controller from how often they took my advice for what to do next I suppose. But my goal was usually to try to just be a controlled servant to avoid getting targeted (it didn't work later on when it was a choice between me and Joey though).

I'd say that either Sarah or Natalie had the most influence over the votes and someone like Amanda had the least influence :P (Okay seriously I'm not sure what Johanus was planning but he didn't seem to have any influence over anyone after the merge).

Joey: I believe that I was a bit of a manipulator, I had to gather help to make sure I got to where I am now. I at first thought that Ian and Randy had no idea what was going on, but at least Ian proved me wrong. I guess Nat and Jenn gave me the most influence over how I played the game.

*Friedrich sat down in his seat, and the final juror, Natalie, stood up. She had been waiting for this moment since she was voted out.*

Natalie: Joey, instead of assured victory you chose to take your chances. And chances are what you'll get. My vote will be based on the toss of a coin, just like it would have been if I'd had immunity. Do you have anything to say to make me change my mind?

Joey: I didn't do that just to take my chances. I still have confidence in my ability to win. And no, flipping a coin sounds quite fair in these circumstances, as I'd rather my fate have been up to that anyway.

*Natalie, annoyed with her answer, posed a question to Jennifer*

Natalie: Jennifer, if you had won immunity who would you have chosen to leave and why?

Jennifer: I'm not entirely sure myself, my mind kept on changing. A few rounds before that round I was thinking "Hey if I get immunity in the 2nd last round maybe I should pick Joey to make it be a mystery who will win unlike in the MTC1 articles after reading it was Deluge Vs Gamewolf". Then later on at one time after talking to you before that challenge I changed my mind. Then during our 3 way talk my mind kept on changing. I probably would of thought it over during school like Joey did. (Or done a coin flip like you said you would).

*Natalie sat down in her seat, and Mateui finally stood up.*

Mateui: Thank you both Jennifer and Joey. Is there anything else which you want to address before the Jury votes?

Joey: I answered my questions honestly and calmly, and I’m quite proud of my answers.

Jennifer: Not really. Just vote for the person you feel is most deserving. That’s all there is to it.

Mateui: Alright. Jury, your job is not over yet. One by one, each of you will make it to the voting area, and cast your vote this time for the person you feel should be the winner. You are not voting anybody out, you are all voting for the winner.

Let’s get started.


Tribal Council – The Jury Votes:

*Johanus stood up and walked to the voting area. He picked up the pen and wrote down a name.*

Johanus: I'm casting my vote for the WINNER of MTC2 to be: Jennifer Sweeney.

Out of the two, Jennifer helped out the original Maladon far more times then Joey, who was lucky to even show up half the time. Jennifer has just simply played a far better game then him. Besides, her answer to my question was much better then Joey's.

*Johanus placed his vote inside the urn, and left*

Johanus: AND SO IT IS DONE!

*Next, Randy voted.*

Randy: Neither of the two deserves to win this game. They made it to the finals due to mistakes on behalf of their adversities and allies. Joey was a pure follower, who hid behind his alliance at all times. He might call it "strategy" for not choosing Natalie, but I think he's trying to show that he is not a henchman. Joey also claims that by choosing Jennifer as the second finalist, he is not following the coward's path... while in actuality, he just forfeited the game at the very end.

Jennifer... she was no threat to anyone. "Gullible" comes to mind, and she was a follower just like Joey. She fell right in line when confronted about an alliance, and just blindly followed the commands thrown at her. I'm pretty sure she did not have any secret plans in store for the later rounds... I doubt she even believed she would make it to the final two.

The choice is not necessarily a difficult decision, but none of the two should be in their current position. I must ask myself "Who deserves it the least?"....

*Randy wrote down a name, but the camera did not see..*

*Next, Sarah voted.*

Sarah: Joey was the only of the two to answer my question politely. Jennifer acts like she's superior to me for some reason, as if she put more effort into it than I did. Despite the fact that Jennifer is a female, I find Joey more deserving of the prize than her.

*Sarah wrote down Joey’s name*

Joey, you played a damn good game, and I applaud you for it. Thank you for taking your win so graciously.

*Sarah walked back to her seat, while Evan began to vote.*

Evan: *Evan wrote down a name*

I'm not sure why, but something tells me you played the game just a bit better. However, a couple of incorrect statements you made (alliances ) almost lost it for you.

*Evan finished voting, and Friedrich, instead of going to the Voting area, voiced his opinions to the whole crowd.*

Friedrich: In my opinion, neither of those people deserves to even be in the Final 4. The only reason they made it as far as they did was because Evan was unable to vote. We were clearly the dominate alliance, but I guess Ian didn't take this into account when he destroyed us. It was a total fluke.

All this time after I was voted off, I've been brewing. I can't help myself; I just get more and more bitter over the whole ordeal. I put a lot of time into this game. I played the game as best as I could, and god damnit I was good at it. I forged an alliance with Sarah which stood poised to control the game. But did the most strategic members win? Did the most skillful and powerful members even make it to the Final 4? No.

As far as I know, Joey and Jennifer hardly even played the game. They didn't even contact anyone who was outside of the original Maladon. Their position in the last 2 members of the game is a complete accident.

It just seems really unfair to me. I thought I could win this game through skill, but even after proving myself as (probably) the most strategic and influential player in the game, I didn't even stand a chance. Even after my original Tribe was essentially crippled for the first two rounds, I persevered and maneuvered my alliance to power.

I hope the members of the opposing alliance realize how lucky they are. By all rights they should all be voted off, not us. This whole reply has sort of turned into a selfish argument for how great I am and how I should be in the final 2. But I don't care. The bottom line for me is that this is a travesty of an outcome for this game. As far as I am concerned, no one who wasn't in my alliance deserves to win. We gave our all to this game; they just got lucky.

I refuse to vote.

*Friedrich sat down in his seat, not budging to vote. Everyone gasped, including Mateui, who had thought all the twists were already over..*

Natalie: Sore loser.

If you really knew this game you would know that it relies solely on the players around you. You have to accept that the ball may or may not be in your court and that anything at all could happen. It's all part of the game.

Friedrich: No. Sore losers don't have reasons for why they are sore. Sore losers are angry and bitter over their loss for the simple reason that they lost.

Just remember that you were totally outclassed, outmaneuvered, and outgunned in Round 9, and yet you still won. If you legitimately had organized enough votes against me to beat me, I would have congratulated you on your skill and moved on. But that's not how it happened.

Anyway, I just had to get that off my chest. Of course I don't expect a single thing to change because of my objections. But I'll still refuse to vote.

Mateui: Hmm.. this makes things very interesting. I can understand where you’re coming from, but I still disagree with your plan of action.

A key component of the game is not merely forming a successful alliance and then voting the other people out one by one. That is a mistake most players make. The key thing is actually communication, because those people will be on the jury to make the final decision.

Would you have stayed if you communicated more with some other people? Perhaps. Would you actually know if any of them deserve to win if you formed a relationship with them? Probably.

If your own bitterness clouds your own judgment and makes you refuse to vote, alright - I just fail to see why.

Unfortunate events happen - and if this were the real Survivor you probably would have made it further. But sadly, it isn't, and real life can interfere, and you can't control that. Natalie try to blindside you, but your alliance found out. You would have taken her out by sadly Evan was not here to vote.

So, really you were playing a very smart game alliance-wise, but real life just happened to interfere.

Also, look at it another way. Mark Grant was single-handedly eliminated from the game with one vote - the only vote he ever received. At least he didn't complain about it and took it with stride.

Sometimes people can't vote in some rounds - that's the nature of the game, and you have to plan for that.

*Friedrich remained silent.*

Mateui: I guess I have no choice but to randomize your vote Friedrich. I am anticipating that it will not affect the final outcome of who the winner is, but if it should, then I guess it’ll be your little revenge on everyone else.

*Jennifer and Joey were bewildered – was Mat going to say, “Just kidding, it was all a joke!”? Nope, this was definitely real, and the game turned very personal in that one instant.*

Mateui: Well, there is still one more person who has to vote – Natalie.

*Natalie walked to the voting area, and put her hand in her pocket. She pulled out a shiny quarter, and flipped it.*

Natalie: It’s heads. This means that I am voting for you:

*Natalie wrote down a J.... but other than that, the camera did not see anything else.*

*Natalie smiled, and walked back to the Jury. Mateui picked up the urn, and pronounced:*

Mateui: Sorry – the vote will not be revealed here, but rather, in a few months on Gaming World. I’m afraid you’ll have to wait until then to find out.

*Mateui walked away, leaving everyone else in their seats.*


Live Final Tribal Council:

*The scene transitioned to the Final two and Jury sitting just like they were months ago in Indonesia – this time in North America, in a studio.*

*Mateui was not present however - he would soon make an extravagant entrance – minutes passed, and a helicopter was heard outside the building. A small section of the roof was opened, and Mateui parachuted in with the Voting Urn in hand. Mateui took of his parachute, and walked to his designated area.*

Mateui: After months of waiting, the Winner of Making the Cut II: Indonesia will be revealed.

*Applause*

Mateui: Before that however, we need to ask our Final 2, Joey and Jennifer, a few questions.

Let me start with you Jennifer.

How will the votes sway?

Jennifer: Well I think that it's probably going to be close and a 4 to 3 for the results. The only person I'm certain I won't be getting a vote forum is Ian since he hates me.

Mateui: What about you Joey? What do you think?

Joey: No clue. The most recent article doesn't really have as much affect as the events just before MTC2 ended. The last week of it or so was the real meat of it.

I’m not going to get 100% of the votes, that's for sure. I think it'll probably be a close match.

Mateui: Ok. So both competitors feel that it will be a close race. We’ll find out shortly, but I have some other questions to ask.

Did any Character -> GW Username Reveals surprise you?

Joey: Sure, it was quite interesting to see who I was interacting with. Bart's (Foyle) was probably the most surprising. Dr. Funk's (Earl) was the least.

Jennifer: The biggest surprise to me for who was who was John Doe being Fighter since he was so inactive in the game yet didn't seem to be at GW during the game (I can't remember now) but none of them were that surprising to me.

Mateui: Speaking of reveals, GW still doesn’t know who you both are. Do you think that we should reveal your usernames before we find out the winner or after?

Jennifer: I think that you should say the GW username before the winner is revealed.

Joey: I'm going to say before. I'd prefer we all had our names revealed that was it would interest the readers more, so I'll say before.

Mateui: Alright. First up, we’ll reveal Jennifer.

Jennifer is actually MasterDarkNinja.

*The audience applauses, being in disbelief that a former player made it so far, having already been in MTCI. MDN smiled.*

Mateui: And now Joey.

Joey is actually Cyberman16.

*The audience applauded once again, and Cyberman was happy to see that he also had supporters*

Mateui: The moment has arrived. MDN/Jennifer and Cyberman/Joey, do you have anything to say before we reveal the winner?

Jennifer: I really think that Joey has a bit of an advantage over me for this. I don't know of anyone that's in the jury that hates Joey and not me, but for me I'm certain Ian won't be voting for me.

Joey: You have been pwned.

Mateui: Let’s start.

*Mateui reached into the urn and pulled out the first vote.*

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*Applause from the audience*

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*Applause from the audience. Jennifer smiled, and as did Joey. But would he get at least one vote?*

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*Applause from the audience. Joey was very happy.*

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*More applause from the audience.*

Mateui: Jennifer, with 2 votes, and Joey, with 2 votes. Only three more votes to go.

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*Great applause from the audience*

Mateui: Jennifer, with 3 votes, and Joey, with 2 votes. Two more votes to be read. Also, Jennifer only needs one more vote to win.

*Jennifer closed her eyes.*

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*Great applause from the audience supporting Joey. Jennifer opened her eyes, and realized that her prediction was true.*

Mateui: Both Joey and Jennifer have 3 votes. There is only one more vote to be read – it will determine the winner of Making the Cut II – Indonesia.

But first, a word from our sponsor:

*Making the Cut II is brought to you by Internet Explorer, and since we are a company who likes to separate ourselves from the other companies, we will be hosting the final vote. To make it a little interesting, and to spite Internet users using Firefox, the final vote will require a browser that can properly highlight images (CTRL+A). Thank you... Actually, no: Thank Microsoft.*

Mateui: Ahem. Let’s get to it.

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CONGRATULATIONS!

*An massive uproar of applause ensues, and balloons descend from the ceiling. Joey hugs Jennifer and congratulates her for a close game. The jury all stand up and surround Jennifer and Joey.*

Jennifer/MDN: Well I knew that I sure did have a good chance at winning so the result doesn't really surprise me. Playing through MTC2 and winning was a lot easier then getting as far as I did in MTC1 (the round that I thought would be the easiest round ever throughout the game was the one I fell in ironically in MTC1). I think that my experience in MTC1 helped me get this far in the game, so many of the other players in the game were making quite a few mistakes that screwed up their chances of winning, the key to winning this game is to look ahead in the game and know who is likely to betray you to get farther. Also don't make yourself too big of a target so early in the game by forming a huge alliance, that's part of why that the Shindors all lost.

Joey/Cyberman: Well, I'm grateful I got as far as I did. I never imagined I'd survive all the pitfalls and twists up to this point. I'd like to thank everyone for getting me as far as I did and for making this experience an enjoyable one.

I would most of all like to thank Natalie, her help and sacrificing just about any chance of winning this game allowed my survival and I'll never know why you did that, but thank you. I could have secured a certain win if I let you stay, but I didn't want that. But in the end, I guess I wasn't meant to win. But make no mistake, if there was real money involved, I'd keep you on the final two, just to make sure you'd get the consolation prize.

Mateui: Jennifer Sweeney/MDN has Outwitted, Outplayed, and Outlasted everyone else.

When he played the first Making the Cut, he got third place. Not being able to settle for third, MDN applied for Making the Cut II, and was accepted. Would he be able to go close to the distance like he did the first time? Amazingly yes, and he won as well.


Archive:
Who voted for whom:

Johanus/Safari -> Jennifer
Natalie/OwlStorm -> Joey
Ian/Chikochamp -> Jennifer
Sarah/Xanqui -> Joey
Randy/Finality -> Jennifer
Evan/Hornet -> Jennifer
Friedrich/Belross -> Joey (Did not vote. This vote was randomized, but did NOT effect the overall results)

Mateui: I hope you enjoyed this season as much as I enjoyed hosting it. It’s been a long journey and it’s time to say farewell.

If you readers have any questions, or you would like to address a member of the jury, or Joey and Jennifer, feel free to post them below in the comments, and I’m sure they would be happy to answer you.

That is it. Until next time..


- Mat