It Don't Take a Smart One is the seventh episode of Survivor: Redemption Island.

Story

Day 16

Day 17

Day 18

Challenges

Challenge: Concentration
Each castaway will have their memory tested with this challenge. Scattered in the arena are pairs of matching symbols. Each round the duelers will flip over two symbols. If the two symbols match, the duelers score a point. First person to score five points stays alive in the game.
Winner: Matt Elrod

Challenge: Crash Course
Both tribes will race through a series of obstacles, working together to collect bags of balls along the way. Once they've cleared all the obstacles, they must shoot the balls into a basket. First tribe to get all six balls in their basket wins immunity and reward.
Reward: A picnic on top of a volcano on Ometepe island.
Winner: Ometepe

Redemption Island

Redemption Island
Duel 5
Competitors Result
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Matt
(incumbent inhabitant)
Won
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Stephanie
(challenger)
Lost
ELIMINATED:
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Stephanie Valencia

Final Words

Tribal Council

Tribal Council 7:
Zapatera
Voted
Against
Voter
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Sarita (4 votes)
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David, Julie, Mike, Steve
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David (2 votes)
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Ralph, Sarita
VOTED OUT:
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Sarita White
(sent to Redemption Island)


Voting Confessionals

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Sarita

(voting against David) I was always honest with you, and you betrayed me. It's unfortunate because you have a lot of great qualities.

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David

(voting against Sarita) I hope you love Redemption Island as much as I love writing your name down.


Still in the Running

 Francesca
18th
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 Russell
17th
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 Kristina
16th
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 Krista
15th
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 Stephanie
14th
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 Matt
On Redemption
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 Sarita
On Redemption
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 Andrea
Ometepe
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 Ashley
Ometepe
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 David
Zapatera
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 Grant
Ometepe
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 Julie
Zapatera
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 Mike
Zapatera
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 Natalie
Ometepe
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 Phillip
Ometepe
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 Ralph
Zapatera
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 Rob
Ometepe
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 Steve
Zapatera
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Trivia

  • The episode title is said by Ralph, saying that David's smarts alone will not win him the game.

References

Survivor: Redemption Island Episodes

"You're Looking at the New Leader of Your Tribe" · "You Own My Vote" · "Keep Hope Alive" · "Don't You Work for Me?" · "We Hate Our Tribe" · "Their Red-Headed Stepchild" · "It Don't Take a Smart One" · "This Game Respects Big Moves" · "The Buddy System" · "Rice Wars" · "A Mystery Package" · "You Mangled My Nets" · "Too Close for Comfort" · "Seems Like a No Brainer" · "Reunion"

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