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Shoot 'n' Shuffle (also known as Island Hopping, Tocantins Shuffle, Pacific Shuffle, Shuffleboard, and Lost in the Shuffle) is a recurring Survivor challenge where the contestants play a Survivor version of the game shuffleboard.

Rules

The castaways would play a version of shuffleboard, either aiming to land their pucks closest to a designated target or knocking their opponent's pucks off the gameboard.

History

The challenge first appeared as Shoot 'n' Shuffle in Survivor: The Amazon. The challenge was divided into two parts. First, castaways would use a slingshot to shoot down plates with shuffleboard tiles attached. After ten rounds, the castaways used the tiles acquired to play shuffleboard. Jenna Morasca was the first to win this challenge and won immunity.

In Survivor: Vanuatu, the challenge was known as Island Hopping. Here, castaways slid discs across a map of the Vanuatu Islands. If a disc goes into the volcano, it will not be knocked out. The contestant with the most discs on islands at the end of the challenge won. Chris Daugherty won immunity.

Survivor: Tocantins saw the challenge reduced to a simple game of shuffleboard. Each contestant had three discs, with the closest disc to the target winning immunity. Sierra Reed was close to winning, but Debbie Beebe managed to edge her out and won the challenge.

The challenge was first adapted to a team Reward Challenge in Survivor: Heroes vs. Villains. Amanda Kimmel, Colby Donaldson, and Danielle DiLorenzo won the challenge and a movie night-out at Robert Louis Stevenson's cottage.

The challenge was adapted to a duel in Survivor: Redemption Island. The first castaways to land all three of their shuffleboard pucks in the designated endzone would stay in the game. Matt Elrod and Mike Chiesl won this challenge, eliminating Julie Wolfe.

A second duel version known as Lost in the Shuffle appeared in Survivor: South Pacific. Here, contestants began with four pucks on the game board. The first person to knock all of their opponents pucks off the board would win the challenge. Christine Shields Markoski won, eliminating Elyse Umemoto.

Winners

Episode Challenge Type Winners
The Amazon
"Sour Grapes"
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Jenna Morasca
Vanuatu
"Now Who's in Charge Here?!"
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Chris Daugherty
Tocantins
"It's Funny When People Cry"
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Debbie Beebe
Heroes vs. Villains
"Jumping Ship"
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Amanda, Colby, & Danielle
Redemption Island
"A Mystery Package"
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Matt Elrod
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Mike Chiesl
South Pacific
"Free Agent"
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Christine Shields Markoski

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Trivia

  • Every time this challenge has been used with returning players, it has been for reward or as a duel. Without returning players, it has been for immunity.

References

Recurring Challenges
A Bit Tipsy · A Crate Idea · A Leg Up · A Numbers Game · Air Raid · Angry Chair · Around the Bend · Balancing Point · Ballin' A Jack · Barrel Bridge · Barrel of Monkeys · Basket Brawl · Better Homes and Island Living · Beyond the Wheel · Blind Leading the Blind · Blue Lagoon Bustle · Blue Plate Special · Boats, Brains & Brawn · Bone to Pick · Boulder Smash · Bow Diddley · Box Your Mind · Braille Maze · Broken China · Buggin' Out · Build It Up, Break It Down · Butch Cassidy · By Any Means Necessary · By the Numbers · Can't Buoy Me Love · Cannonball Run · Caught in the Web · Cell Block Sea · Challenge Pitch · Chief's Choice · Chimney Sweep · Chinese Zodiac Symbols · Choose Your Weapon · Coconut Juice · Crate Escape · Crocodile Rock · Crosswalk · Cube Crisis · Dear Liza · Dive Masters · Domino Effect · Draggin' the Dragon · Dragging the River · Drop A Log · Dulcimer Stomp · End of the Line · Fallen Comrades · Fast Fire · Faulty Towers · Fauxconut Bowling · Fire and Water · Fire Fighter · Float Your Boat · Floating Puzzle · Game of Bridge · Gatecrasher · Get a Grip · Get Barreled · Get Hooked · Get Your Goat · Gimme Three Steps · Great Escape Run · Hands on a Hard Idol · Hear About It Ladder · Hot Pursuit · House of Cards · House of the Holey · Idol Hands · Jail Break · Jump Shot · Jungle Love · Jungle Relay · Kamikaze · Keel Hauling · Keep It Up · Keep on Your Toes · Kicking and Screaming · Kitty Litter · Know Your Loved One · Ladder Tree Golf · Last Gasp · Letter Hunt · Lock, Load and Light · Lock Step · Log Jam · Losing Face · Mask Match · Matchmaker · Matt Finish · Memory · Mud Pack · Mud Slide · Muddy Waters · New School · New Tribe Member · Nut Bucket · O-Black Water · Odd Shaped Bottoms · Operation Balance Build · Out on a Limb · Over-Extended · Paddle Battle · Paddle Out · Perch · Pilfering Pirates · Piranha Feast · Pole Dancing · Pot Head · Push Me, Pull You · Puzzle Dig · Pyramid Scheme · Q and A · Quest for Fire · Race to Shore · Ram-Ball On · Rescue Mission · Rice Race · Rise and Shrine · Rock Bottom · Rock n' Roll · Rod Screw-It · Roll With It · Roller Ball · Running Down a Dream · · Sacrificial Lamb · Schmergen Brawl · Sea Crates · Sea Legs · Sea Salvage · Shipwrecked · Shoot 'n' Shuffle · Shooting Gallery · Shoulder the Load · Simmotion · Slip, Slide & Score · Slither Me Timbers · Smash and Grab · Snag, Drag and Bag · Snake in the Grass · Snake Island Relay · SOS Signal · Spear-it Hunt · Spit It Out · Splash Back · Sprung A Leak · Squared Off · Squatty Probst · Stacked Up · Stairway to Heaven · Stairway to the Stars · Station By Station · Step on Up · Stomp-ede · Strung Out · Sumo at Sea · Survivor Auction · Survivor History · Survivor Pentathlon · Survivor Quiz Show · Swahili Scramble · Swing Break · Temple Transfer · The Ball Drop · The Cruel Sea · The Game is Afoot · The Gauntlet · The Home Stretch · The Maze · The Obstacle Course · This Much · Thrash, Splash & Bash · TLP O-Course · Tomb Raider · Troubled Water · Uncomfortably Numb · United We Stand · Vampire Bats · Vertically Challenged · Vertigo · Wall to Wall · Well Stacked · What-er Drag · When It Rains, It Pours · Wicker Flicker · Will It Go Round · Witch Hunt · Wrist Assured · Yank Your Hank · You Shook Me
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