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Stephen Fishbach's Survivor Blog: In Defense of Michele's Win and That 11th-Hour Twist

Originally posted 05/19/2016 11:00AM

Stephen Fishbach was the runner-up on Survivor: Tocantins and a member of the jury on Survivor Cambodia: Second Chance. He has been blogging about Survivor strategy for PEOPLE since 2009. Follow him on Twitter @stephenfishbach.

"I call it 'being cool.' Just not ticking people off." –Judson "Fabio" Birza, winner, Survivor: Nicaragua

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Stephen Fishbach's Survivor Blog: Sizing Up the Final Four

Originally posted 05/12/2016 12:30PM

Stephen Fishbach was the runner-up on Survivor: Tocantins and a member of the jury on Survivor Cambodia: Second Chance. He has been blogging about Survivor strategy for PEOPLE since 2009. Follow him on Twitter @stephenfishbach.

"I didn't realize how much of your heart and your soul and your spirit and your body are involved in this game. Your head is just a little bitty part of it."Lisa Whelchel, Survivor: Philippines

It's hard out there for a Joe. Every Survivor Joe has met with a brutal physical end to his hard-fought game.

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Stephen Fishbach's Survivor Blog: Did Tai Flip from Hero to Heel?

Originally posted 05/04/2016 10:00PM

Stephen Fishbach was the runner-up on Survivor: Tocantins and a member of the jury on Survivor Cambodia: Second Chance. He has been blogging about Survivor strategy for PEOPLE since 2009. Follow him on Twitter @stephenfishbach.

"You can't boss adults around, really, not too much, without pissing them off". – Sherea Lloyd, Survivor: China

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Stephen Fishbach's Survivor Blog: Michele Faces a Crisis of Conscience

Originally posted 04/27/2016 10:00PM

Stephen Fishbach was the runner-up on Survivor: Tocantins and a member of the jury on Survivor Cambodia: Second Chance. He has been blogging about Survivor strategy for PEOPLE since 2009. Follow him on Twitter @stephenfishbach.

"The reason I was able to get to where I am now is because other people had other agendas, they had other fish to fry." – Sandra Diaz-Twine, winner, Survivor: Pearl Islands

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Stephen Fishbach's Survivor Blog: Is This Survivor or Star Wars?

Originally posted 04/20/2016 10:00PM

Stephen Fishbach was the runner-up on Survivor: Tocantins and a member of the jury on Survivor Cambodia: Second Chance. He has been blogging about Survivor strategy for PEOPLE since 2009. Follow him on Twitter @stephenfishbach.

"Vote from your heart. Just feel good about who you vote for." –Chris Daugherty, winner, Survivor: Vanuatu

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Stephen Fishbach's Survivor Blog: Fishy in a Pickle

Originally posted 04/14/2016 10:05AM

Stephen Fishbach was the runner-up on Survivor: Tocantins and a member of the jury on Survivor Cambodia: Second Chance. He has been blogging about Survivor strategy for PEOPLE since 2009. Follow him on Twitter @stephenfishbach.

"I plan on making it as miserable as possible for everybody. I think if I can control how they feel, I can control how they think." –Russell Hantz, Survivor: Samoa

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Stephen Fishbach's Survivor Blog: Cydney Makes Her Move

Originally posted 04/07/2016 03:30PM

Stephen Fishbach was the runner-up on Survivor: Tocantins and a member of the jury on Survivor Cambodia: Second Chance. He has been blogging about Survivor strategy for PEOPLE since 2009. Follow him on Twitter @stephenfishbach.

"The women are tired of the guys pulling the strings the entire game. And now we're taking control" – Caryn Groedel, Survivor: Palau

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Stephen Fishbach's Survivor Blog: Is There a Worse Fate Than a Medevac?

Originally posted 03/30/2016 10:00PM

Stephen Fishbach was the runner-up on Survivor: Tocantins and a member of the jury on Survivor Cambodia: Second Chance. He has been blogging about Survivor strategy for PEOPLE since 2009. Follow him on Twitter @stephenfishbach.

"The merge is where you make or break if you're going to have the numbers for the rest of this game" – Josh Canfield Survivor: San Juan Del Sur

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Stephen Fishbach's Survivor Blog: Scot Takes His Shot

Originally posted 03/23/2016 10:00PM

Stephen Fishbach was the runner-up on Survivor: Tocantins and a member of the jury on Survivor Cambodia: Second Chance. He has been blogging about Survivor strategy for PEOPLE since 2009. Follow him on Twitter @stephenfishbach.

"The most common reason people lose this game is not making the move they have when they could have because they got too comfortable." –- Spencer Bledsoe, Survivor: Cagayan

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Stephen Fishbach's Survivor Blog: Naughty or Nice?

Originally posted 03/17/2016 02:10PM

Stephen Fishbach was the runner-up on Survivor: Tocantins and a member of the jury on Survivor Cambodia: Second Chance. He has been blogging about Survivor strategy for PEOPLE since 2009. Follow him on Twitter @stephenfishbach.

"In life, as in Survivor, you've gotta know when to kiss ass, you've gotta know when to kick ass." –Tony Vlachos, winner, Survivor: Cagayan

How would you play Survivor: naughty or nice?

It's an age-old Survivor question, though the terminology varies. "Old school" vs. "new school." Last season, Jeff Varner divided his tribe into "beach people" and "shelter people." The naughty new-school beach people were on the shore scheming. The nice old-school shelter people were in the woods providing.

You'd think by now everybody would be devious snakes. Rob Cesternino quipped in The Amazon: "We'll see if these guys that are building the shelter are all gonna be here to use it for more than six or nine days." Spoiler: They weren't. That was 13 years ago.

Nevertheless, this episode still came down to schemey Anna vs. provider Tai.

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