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« on: January 08, 2004, 09:09:41 AM »
THE SURVIVOR TRYOUTS ARE GOING TO BE HELD IN SAINT CLAIRSVILLE MALL IN OHIO- ABOUT 20 MIN. FROM MY HOUSE! I LIVE IN CANONSBURG PA WHICH IS RIGHT BY THE WV AND OHIO BORDERS! THIS IS FOR SURVIVOR 9. I AM GOING TO GO, AS THIS HAS BEEN MY DREAM FROM DAY ONE. I HOPE THEY LIKE CHUBBY PEOPLE. I COULD SURVIVE OFF OF MY BODY FOR 29 DAYS! WISH ME LUCK GUYS- AND I WILL LET YOU KNOW IF THEY GIVE ANY CLUES/HINTS! ;D :D ;)
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« Reply #1 on: January 08, 2004, 09:26:22 AM »
Good Luck Wendy.  Remember they look for certain personality types alot of times.  Be energetic or B!tchy or  laid back.  Tell you be willing to do whatever.  IF you say you will not do something you will get on the NO list fast.  Even if you do not think you can eat bugs ~ say you will.

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« Reply #2 on: January 08, 2004, 01:42:55 PM »
I just ate a spider the other day by accident, it flew in my mouth as I was leaving my house..... I am always bitchy and I do have a great personality. The only thing that could hold me back is the chubbiness..... I hope I have the balls to do this.
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« Reply #3 on: January 08, 2004, 02:05:21 PM »
GOOD LUCK WENDY! :D

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« Reply #4 on: January 08, 2004, 03:56:58 PM »
thank you. very much. i'll let you know how it goes if i do it!
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« Reply #5 on: January 08, 2004, 09:25:02 PM »
This is exciting.  Someone from this board trying out for Survivor.  Let us know how it goes.  You know what kind of questions they ask.  Maybe you should have a question ready to ask them.  Good Luck. :)

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« Reply #6 on: January 08, 2004, 09:41:59 PM »
Good luck!
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« Reply #7 on: January 09, 2004, 12:22:18 AM »
Wow, St Clairsville is where i used to work, i used to live 10 minutes from there.  That is really cool they are having the try outs there.  My ex roommate is still there, she should try out, LOL.

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« Reply #8 on: January 09, 2004, 08:47:11 AM »
as much as I have dreamed about this, I have no idea what I am going to say! They are giving me 2 minutes to talk about myself and I have no clue what I should do to stand out. Any ideas?
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« Reply #9 on: January 09, 2004, 12:58:19 PM »
Wendy,  I think it is fantastic that you are trying out....GO FOR IT GIRL.  I'm another Washington PA person, maybe you could make it for all of us.  I just don't have the guts or the want to get eaten by bugs.  Keep me informed.


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« Reply #10 on: January 09, 2004, 09:24:33 PM »
I found this on the application..If it's not to late?? I hope that it helps Wendy?~  http://www.cbs.com/

Beyond these basic qualifications and any additional qualifications set forth in the Contestant Application, we are looking for a diverse group of men and women who represent a broad cross-section of American society. Our competitors will be in excellent physical health. Building shelter and finding food will be much more taxing than a trip to your local hardware store or supermarket. Our competitors will also need to be in excellent mental health so that they will be able to cope with the extreme change in environment and the tension of the competition.

Contestants will be selected based upon having the following traits:
Strong-willed
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Physically and mentally adept
Adaptable to new environments
Interesting lifestyles, backgrounds and personalities

Good Luck!! I'm a Pa. girl too..We  need you to be on Survivor :D!

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« Reply #11 on: January 10, 2004, 09:16:03 AM »
Im pretty nervous. I leave in less than 1 hour! I need to really shine, and I am scared!
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« Reply #12 on: January 10, 2004, 02:07:48 PM »
We all wish you the best and hope to see you on Survivor 9.

Good Luck Wendy.
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« Reply #13 on: January 10, 2004, 05:49:06 PM »
I DID IT!!!!! I TRIED OUT! THEY DID NOT ASK ME QUESTIONS, I JUST HAD TO TALK FOR 2 STRAIGHT MINUTES. I WATCHED ALL OF THE PEOPLE BEFORE ME TRY OUT AND THEY SAID EVERY SINGLE THING I WANTED TO SAY I WAS PRETTY UPSET BECAUSE WHEN THEY CALLED MY NUMBER (55) I HAD NOTHING PLANNED. SO I WINGED IT. I SAID "I WANTED TO LET YOU KNOW THAT EVERY PERSON BEFORE ME SAID WHAT I WANTED TO SAY, SO BASICALLY YOU KNOW WHERE IAM COMING FROM, I CAN LET YUO KNOW RIGHT NOW THAT NO ONE WILL BE ABLE TO BEAT ME IN THIS GAME, BECAUSE I HAVE THE STAMINA, ENERGY AND I AM BROKE! I ALREADY HAVE BUTTERFLIES IN MY STOMACH SO YOU CAN FEED ME ALL THE BUGS YOU WANT, I HAVE DONE WORSE THINGS FOR DRINKS IN A BAR. PICK ME TO BE ON SURVIVOR AND I WILL NOT LET YOU DOWN. I GAURANTEE YOUR RATINGS WILL GO UP. REMEMBER NUMBER 55- I WILL SURVIVE!" IT WAS THE MOST EMBARASSING THING I EVER DID. I AM NOT SURE IF I HELPED MYSELF OR MADE IT WORSE. I BASICALLY WAS MYSELF, AND WANTED THEM TO LOOK AT ME LIKE A NORMAL PERSON. I AM FUNNY, SO HOPEFULLY THAT HELPS. I WILL KNOW WITHIN A WEEK WHETHER I GO FOR THE INTERVIEW OR NOT.... SO I NEED TO HAVE A PASSPORT. I AM APPLYING FOR ONE ON THURSDAY. I AM SO NERVOUS! ??? ??? ???
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« Reply #14 on: January 11, 2004, 02:09:58 AM »
Show them that you have confidence Wendy!! :D I have a feeling that you will be on Survivor 9!!! Again..Good Luck!! You'll be famous..then I could say..Hey.."I know Wendy"

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« Reply #15 on: January 11, 2004, 09:27:50 AM »
Good Luck WENDY! If You Get On Survivor 9, I Will Route For You All The Way!

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« Reply #16 on: January 12, 2004, 12:15:19 PM »
WOW!  I am not sure I could do it!!  Get the passport, they are good for a long time and it shows them that you are ready to go.  Keep you head held high.  If you are gone for a while then we see a Wendy on the list we will know it was you!!

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« Reply #17 on: January 12, 2004, 12:35:01 PM »
you all know that if she does make it on SURVIVOR 9 she can not tell us.......... it is under a major contract..... she blabbs one word to ANYBODY and she's done for.......... plus her chances on getting on the show are 16:1,000,000,000


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« Reply #18 on: January 12, 2004, 12:48:32 PM »
killjoy! >:(

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« Reply #19 on: January 12, 2004, 12:57:35 PM »
We have a realist on our hands! LOL. I think it would just be fun to apply. Sure, I might never get on the show, but the fun of it was applying and maybe meeting someone who got on!

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« Reply #20 on: January 12, 2004, 01:35:10 PM »
It is all about the fun of it. When I win the million dollars I will split it with the people who believed in me.
Besides, none of the other Survivors who made it on the show ever thought they would make it either. Why so skeptical?
Anyway, would you ever NOT try out if they came around your way just because your odds of getting in were slim? I have a hell of a personality and I think I would be an asset to the show and the ratings. I am all of the previous Survivors rolled into one. Just wait, you'll see. I will shout out to you when I am in final 4!
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« Reply #21 on: January 12, 2004, 02:34:27 PM »
Go get 'em tiger! LOL

I know that I would never give up the chance to try out if they came around my town! Don't forget your friends at RFF when you do make it to the finals!!!!!!! If you do make it on, I want an exclusive interview! LOL  ;D

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« Reply #22 on: January 12, 2004, 02:48:25 PM »
We know she could not tell us if she go ton the show.  But is still fun knowing she makes it or not that she tried out.

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« Reply #23 on: January 12, 2004, 04:48:26 PM »
I know, I know I know all the rules! You guys act like I would not come back on to talk to you after the show! (After the results of course). I would not forget all the people who cheered me on!!! ;) I would at least come back and tell you "I TOLD YOU SO" h aha
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« Reply #24 on: January 12, 2004, 04:55:14 PM »
Well, if all you do is come back and say "I told you so", that would still make me very excited.

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« Reply #25 on: January 12, 2004, 04:59:35 PM »
I would only be saying that to the people who didnt believe in me. I am so excited! I hope to hear from them. I want to be on so bad. I would come back and probably give you guys a few beans just for making me feel like family here. ::)
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« Reply #26 on: January 14, 2004, 12:33:35 AM »
I think you did a good job Wendy.  You were confident and you were yourself.  Would you be allowed to tell us that you got called for an interview?  I think it is fantastic that you were able to try out for a show that millions of us only seen on tv.  Who knows, maybe one of your tribe mates was standing in line near you.  I do have a couple of questions.  How many people were there to listen to you speak for 2 minutes?  Did you have to fill out a huge application form?  Did they take a polaroid of you?  And how many other hopefuls showed up?  Thanks.

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« Reply #27 on: January 14, 2004, 12:42:55 AM »
good Job Wendy, don't worry about the odds, if people always worried about the odds no one would apply.  You have just a good a chance as anyone else does.  Good luck.

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« Reply #28 on: January 14, 2004, 09:26:16 AM »
There were about 4 people, from CBS. They taped us for 2 min. They did not take a polaroid of us, and yesm we had to fill out a 10-12 page application including a bunch of discalimers and rules pages and stuff. They had us hold up the numbers we were when we spoke into the camera (I was #55)..... they taped us talking. They're supposedly sending it to the producers, and we are to hear back within 1-2 weeks. Then I would have to go to the interview. I am not sure whether I can tell or not whether I get called for an interview, so just to be safe, I would not. However, if you do not hear from me for a while, make your own assumptions. Besides, if you see a girl named Wendy who is a real B**ch on Survivor, then you'll know I got on.
I really do hope I get picked since this is my dream. My little girl watches the show with me faithfully, and loves it that I could get a chance. So does my fiance'. If I do get called, i will miss my wedding, so that should sum it up how much I want to be on. !
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« Reply #29 on: January 14, 2004, 12:39:19 PM »
How cool is this!! Thank you for posting the try-out details ;D
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If I do get called, i will miss my wedding, so that should sum it up how much I want to be on. !
Yikes!! you really do want to be on Survivor :o lol...

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« Reply #30 on: January 14, 2004, 02:16:59 PM »
Yes, I would give anything to be on the show. :-\
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« Reply #31 on: January 15, 2004, 09:48:03 AM »
 :-* Congratulations!!!  At least you had the guts to try out.  I wish you the best of everything and I hope to see you on the show.  Then you can represent all of Washington County for us.  Good luck WENDY!!!!

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« Reply #32 on: January 15, 2004, 10:08:30 AM »
Most definitely! Thanks Kimba!
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« Reply #33 on: January 15, 2004, 06:08:30 PM »
Go shpw them what you got Wendy.

I would love to be on the show but do American laws Canadains can't play.  :(
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« Reply #34 on: January 15, 2004, 06:47:32 PM »
   :-\ That doesn't seem fair BRL..I'll gladly switch places with you :-*???????

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« Reply #35 on: January 16, 2004, 10:10:07 AM »
HEy BRL maybe I can adopt you for a short period so you can get on the  show.  One of the questions to MB when they did the ghost tribe ws about canadians.  He said he would love to have them on the show but due to laws they can not. But he said he hoped in the future they would be allowed.  He did say a large amount of the crew is from Canada.

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« Reply #36 on: January 16, 2004, 12:04:23 PM »
Isn't that so sad? I can't believe that! Well, If I get on, I will represent us both. They haven't called yet, so it looks as if the odds are not good. Oh well. I tried..... But hey, at least I got to make the tape, plus News Channel 7 in Wheeling interviewed me (I was on the news and taped it!) and someone from Mill Creek WV is doing a news article on me! Wow. Talk about slowly becoming a celebrity! Survivor 9 does not know what they're missing!
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« Reply #37 on: January 16, 2004, 01:06:31 PM »
Hey Texan thats souunds like a great idea. ;D
I would try my hardest to get on the show. Maybe MB would think of doing a Canadian edition. I could stay alive the best in the cold hard conditions. I also heard that alot of the crew is Canadian as well. I will sit back and watch the show until MB and goverment laws change the rules. Well its a good thing that you tried Wendy and if you get on S9 I will root for you all the way to the end.
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« Reply #38 on: January 16, 2004, 02:05:31 PM »
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One of the questions to MB when they did the ghost tribe ws about canadians.  He said he would love to have them on the show but due to laws they can not
Thanks Texan..I knew that I read that somewhere.. :-*
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Wow. Talk about slowly becoming a celebrity! Survivor 9 does not know what they're missing!
It looks like Survivor 9 will be in FIJI Wendy..send me a post card  ;)...And..would you post a copy of the article that the news is doing on you? I'd love to read it..  8)cool..
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I would try my hardest to get on the show. Maybe MB would think of doing a Canadian edition.
That would be super BRL ;D...I'm getting sick of the islands..

Here's what I found out about Survivor 9 in Fiji~~
http://pub207.ezboard.com/fsurvivorsucksfrm19.showMessage?topicID=2047.topic
 Survivor Maps report: S9 is in Fiji posted by 'WEZZIE"
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Yes, according to The Dallas Divas, Survivor's going to Fiji. Fijian representatives are in the USA right now making plans.
The Dallas Divas have helped us spoil Survivor locations in the past. We trust their 'intell'. Hugs to the Dallas Divas!  

Ni Sa Bula, Fiji!



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« Reply #39 on: January 16, 2004, 02:09:15 PM »
Fiji looks beautiful..
http://pub207.ezboard.com/fsurvivorsucksfrm19.showMessageRange?topicID=2047.topic&start=81&stop=86

Thanks Sucks & Wezzie .. ;)

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« Reply #40 on: January 17, 2004, 03:09:48 PM »
Wow that looks real nice.

I hope this is true.
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« Reply #41 on: January 19, 2004, 03:37:53 PM »
Hey Puddin! Here is a little piece of what I sent the paper... I will send you the postcard when it is published.... (if it happens)
My name is Wendy . I am a 25 year old mom who works at an appraisal and title firm in Southpointe Canonsburg, PA. I heard on the radio that Survivor CBS would be at the Ohio Valley Mall in St. Clairsville, OH on Saturday, January 10, 2004. When I heard this, I almost lost it! I had been a fan of Survivor since it first started. My boyfriend said there was a new reality TV show that started that day and he wanted to watch it. At this point, I had never heard of reality TV. I was skeptical, but I watched it, and had never been so excitied about any TV program before. I was on the edge of my seat the whole time! After that day, I was addicted not just to Survivor, but to reality TV shows themselves.
 I have never missed an episode of Survivor since it started. I have seen all 7 Survivor seasons and never missed it no matter what I had to do to watch it. I would even go to the extreme of lighting candles to get in the "mood" before it would come on. If you called me after 8pm on a Thursday night, you would have to leave me a message. I accepted no interruptions when it came to Survivor. Now, you should know how excited I was when they came to do interviews for the show!
 
When I went to the mall that day, my stomach was in knots. I saw the camera crew and got nervous. I walked into the mall, and saw all of the people who were there to try out for Survivor! They had applications for us to fill out and numbers on the back of them indicating what number contestant we would be to have our 2 minutes for the interview. I sat there filling out my application wondering what I should say to get them to pick me! I figured I would answer them honestly, and try to explain myself in a subtle way. I have always been told less is more. My application had the number 55 on it. This meant I had to wait for 54 people to do 2 minute interviews. After I had finished with my application, I read the rules and it stated that we had to be readily available in April 2004 in case we were chosen to travel. I panicked because my wedding is scheduled for April 24, 2004. I immediately thought "I am going to have to delay my wedding!" I went over to sit in front of the tiki hut they had set up to watch the other people interview. As I watched, I noticed the people who were speaking during their 2 minutes were saying the same exact things I wanted and planned to say! I had no idea how I was going to top this. My mind was blank. On top of this, the man from Channel 7 News (WTRF) had asked me to do an interview for him. He asked me why I would want to be on the show, and I told him because I had been such a fan of reality TV and Survivor, it would just be fun for me, like a camping trip with a prize at the end!
 
My daughter was there with me, and so was my friend Bridget. My daughter had asked Bridget if she would be her mommy while I left for 29 days. She was so scared that I was going to go away but this showed me that she had confidence in me. As I sat there for the next 2 hours, I did not think about what I was going to say. Bridget said that I should just be myself because I have a personality that would stand out for sure. When they called number 55, I was already standing in the hut. I went in, and sat in the little bamboo chair and waited for what would happen next. They pinned a microphone on me and told me I had to state my name and why I wanted to be a Survivor. Once again, I drew a blank. I wanted to say so much, but all I got out was this: "My name is Wendy, and I want to let you know that no one would be able to beat me because I have the stamina, the energy, and I'm broke. I already have butterflies in my stomach so if you want to feed me bugs, that is fine. I have done worse things for drinks in a bar. If you pick me, I can guarantee your ratings will go up. NUMBER 55 I WILL SURVIVE!"
 
I did not even take the full 2 minutes, but once again, less is more. They told us that we would hear within 2 weeks. I have one more week to hope they call me. Nothing would come between me and the million dollars. I have spent so much time watching Survivor, I believe I know all of the tricks of the trade. I wanted to tell them that since I am so stressed out at my job, and I challenge my mind everyday, that it was time to put my body to the test. I wanted to tell them I had seen every single episode, and it is my dream to be on Survivor, but when you're on camera, sometimes you freeze up. Maybe that is what would draw them to me. I do believe my personality would stand out but the chances of them picking me would be slim :-\. All I can do is dream and wait and wonder  I do, however, know one thing..... I know I have what it takes to outwit, outlast and outplay anyone who plays the game with me.
 
Wendy Jean

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« Reply #42 on: January 19, 2004, 03:44:55 PM »
GOOD LUCK WENDY! I HOPE THEY PICK YOU! I WOULD LOVE TO SIGN UP BUT CANT! :'(

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« Reply #43 on: January 19, 2004, 03:47:14 PM »
WHERE I WENT? WHAT? I DIDN'T GO ANYWHERE! :)

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« Reply #44 on: January 19, 2004, 03:50:11 PM »
oh, yeah, i changed my profile. had to put some neleh stuff on it! OH MY HECK! i have an oh my heck shirt. it is so cool!

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« Reply #45 on: January 19, 2004, 03:51:06 PM »
never an 'OH MY HECK " SHIRT!!! ;D
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« Reply #46 on: January 19, 2004, 04:27:29 PM »
Yes- wow- I'd like to see it....
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« Reply #47 on: January 20, 2004, 09:20:40 AM »
Puddin- did u see my article? It is not published or anything.... just wanted to give you a sneak peak....
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