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Big Win, Big Decision, Big Mistake? is the penultimate episode of Survivor: Guatemala.

Story

Day 34

After winning a car on the Day 34 Reward Challenge, Cindy Hall is given the chance to dodge the infamous Car Curse by giving up her car in exchange for all the remaining contestants receiving cars instead. Cindy, stating she does not believe in curses, chooses to keep her car, angering some of the other contestants.

Day 35

Day 36

In retaliation for not giving up the car she won as a reward, Rafe Judkins convinces his ally Stephenie LaGrossa to side with Danni Boatwright and Lydia Morales and blindside Cindy.

Challenges

Challenge: Second Chance
The castaways will race across a balance beam, untying three sets of macanas as they go. The first three castaways to cross the finish line win. In round two, they would use the macanas to break a tile thirty feet away. The first two move on to the final round, where they will solve a puzzle based on a Maya calendar. Once it is solved, they hop into a cart and chop a rope with a machete, sending them down a ramp.
Reward: 2006 Pontiac Torrent; a night at an archaeologist camp with a nice feast.
Winner: Cindy Hall (shared with Stephenie LaGrossa)

Challenge: Pole Dancing
Each castaway begins attached to a long piece of rope wound around a series of pole. They would need to get enough rope unwound to reach the finish. Also, their hands and feet are shackled. They would reach for ten keys, using one key to unshackle their hands. At the next pole, they unlock their rope and unwind it. When they reach the last key, they will use it to unshackle their hands. The first person to cross the finish line wins immunity.
Winner: Stephenie LaGrossa

Tribal Council

Tribal Council 14:
Xhakúm
Voted
Against
Voter
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Cindy (4 votes)
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Danni, Lydia, Rafe, Stephenie
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Rafe (1 vote)
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Cindy
VOTED OUT:
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Cindy Hall

Voting Confessionals

(voting for Rafe) My best pal in the game has become my biggest rival. You're just a tough competitor in all walks of competition, and, dang it, people just like ya. So, you are a complete package when it comes to threats.

Cindy


Cindy, the only reason I am writing your name down is that I gave my word to Rafe and I think he is the only person in the game that has not gone back in his word so far, and I plan to keep it that way.

Danni


Cindy, I tried so hard to stick to the plan, but when we came back from the reward, they told me "No way", even if I didn't vote for you tonight, the other three would have and you were gone. So sorry. You are an amazing woman, and I had an awesome time with you. You deserve the best always in life and can't wait to hang out with you after the game. Bye.

Stephenie


(voting for Cindy) What a terrific person you are, but you're very fast, very athletic, very competitive and very intelligent, and I'm voting with the tribe.

Lydia


Cindy, I've always known you'd vote whichever way the wind was blowing in a game where I'm the biggest threat, and it's always blowing towards me. I have to vote you out. I love you, though.

Rafe




Final Words

I think the one thing I'll miss the most is the sounds of the jungle. The cicadas, the birds, the howler monkeys, the frogs, that literally is nature's orchestra. So yeah I didn't win a million bucks but I got memories that are priceless. There's no dollar signs on the things that I'm gonna have in my head and my heart as a results in this game for the rest of my life.

Cindy Hall



Still in the Running

 Jim
18th
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 Morgan
17th
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 Brianna
16th
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 Brooke
15th
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 Blake
14th
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 Margaret
13th
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 Brian
12th
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 Amy
11th
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 Brandon
10th
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 Jamie
8th
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 Gary
7th
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 Judd
6th
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 Cindy
5th
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 Danni
Xhakúm
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 Lydia
Xhakúm
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 Rafe
Xhakúm
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 Stephenie
Xhakúm
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Trivia

  • With Cindy's elimination, Danni is the last person of the original Nakúm.
  • This episode marks the first and only time Stephenie wins individual immunity in her Survivor career.
  • The same car won in this episode was also a prize for the Sole Survivor.

References

Survivor: Guatemala Episodes
"Big Trek, Big Trouble, Big Surprise" · "Man Down" · "The Brave May Not Live Long, but the Cautious Don't Live at All" · "To Betray or Not to Betray" · "Crocs, Cowboys and City Slickers" · "Big Ball, Big Mouth, Big Trouble" · "Surprise Enemy Visit" · "The Hidden Immunity Idol" · "Secrets and Lies and an Idol Surprise" · "Eating and Sleeping with the Enemy" · "Everything Is Personal" · "Price for Immunity" · "Big Win, Big Decision, Big Mistake?" · "Thunder Storms and Sacrifice" · "Reunion"
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