Debbie Wanner - Survivor: Kaoh Rong
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Seasons: 2 | Days: 50 | Wins: 0 | Jury: 2

Survivor: Kaoh Rong (2016) - 9th place, 10th out - 3rd juror.

  • Voted out in Episode 9, "It's Psychological Warfare" (Day 24).

Survivor: Game Changers (2017) - 11th place, 10th out - 3rd juror.

  • Voted out in Episode 10, "A Line Drawn in Concrete" (Day 26).
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Debbie Wanner - Career statistics
Challenge stats Tribal council stats Jury stats
Season ChW ChA ChW% VFB VAP TCA TC% wTCR JVF TotJ JV% SurvSc SurvAv
S32: Kaoh Rong 1.20 5.07 0.24 2 5 3 0.60 2.07 - - - 0.84 3.27
S34: Game Changers 0.92 4.63 0.20 6 6 7 0.84 2.40 - - - 1.04 3.32
Career 2.12 9.70 0.24 8 11 10 0.60 2.30 - - - 0.84 3.36
Debbie Wanner - Challenge record
  • S32 logo Kaoh Rong challenges
    New School - Ep5 IC
    Knot Your Fault - Ep9 RC

    Tribal/team challenge record (6-for-10; 1 sit-out):

    • Kaoh Rong Ep. 1 RC/IC: "Wooden Ships" - Helps push and pull the boat, and Brains win! (1st/3).
    • Kaoh Rong Ep. 2 RC/IC: "Dragging the River" - Sits out, as Brains don't lose (2nd/3).
    • Kaoh Rong Ep. 3 RC/IC: "Rice Race" - Trying to place the final ball for the Brains, as they lose, barely (3rd/3).
    • Kaoh Rong Ep. 4 RC: "Dig It" - Digs, retrieves one bag, then places one skee-ball as the Brains win! (1st/3).
    • Kaoh Rong Ep. 4 IC: "Snake, Rattle and Roll" - Runs to retrieve puzzle pieces as the Brains win again (1st/3).
    • Kaoh Rong Ep. 5 IC: "New School" - Now with New Chan Loh, works the puzzle, and Chan Loh wins!
    • Kaoh Rong Ep. 6 RC: "B, B & B" - Moves the buoys along in the water; Chan Loh loses.
    • Kaoh Rong Ep. 6 IC: "Get Over It" - Participates in Chan Loh's stacking; Chan Loh wins!
    • Kaoh Rong Ep. 8 RC: "United We Stand" - Part of the utterly mismatched winning team, with Julia, Tai, Nick, Scot.
    • Kaoh Rong Ep. 9 RC: "Knot Your Fault" - Final thrower for blue team (with Aubry, Cydney, Michele), but they lose.

     

    Uncomfortably Numb - Ep8 IC
    Backed Up - Ep9 IC

    Individual challenge record (0-for-3): (Mean % finish: 43%)

    • Kaoh Rong Ep. 7 IC: "Rollerballs" - Second person to drop out in the first round, seconds in (10th/11).
    • Kaoh Rong Ep. 8 IC: "Uncomfortably Numb" - Sixth person to drop out (5th/10).
    • Kaoh Rong Ep. 9 IC: "Backed Up" - Twice attempts to take the winning shot, but the dominoes don't fall (tie-2nd/9).

     

    Redemption/Exile Island duel record (0-for-0):

    • Kaoh Rong: None.
  • S34 logo Game Changers challenges
    Austin's EOC - Ep3 RC/IC
    New School - Ep9 RC

    Tribal/team challenge record (6-for-10):

    • Game Changers Ep.1 RC/IC: "Blue Lagoon Bustle" - Unlocks the crate for Nuku, and Nuku wins!
    • Game Changers Ep.2 RC/IC: "Serpent Turf" - Removes tile bags, unlocks combo lock, and Nuku wins again.
    • Game Changers Ep.3 RC/IC: "Austin's EOC" - Now with New Mana, crosses obstacles, but Mana ends up last (3rd/3).
    • Game Changers Ep.4 IC: "Ow Pairs" - Blindfolded, collects bags for Mana, but Mana loses.
    • Game Changers Ep. 5 RC: "Unchained Medley" - Unable to cross the balance beam with paddle; Mana loses (3rd/3).
    • Game Changers Ep. 5 IC: "Box Car Blues" - Rolls the cube, gripes about balance beam, but Mana wins (1st/3).
    • [Game Changers Ep. 6 IC: "Cargo Salvage" - Sent to Exile Yacht, not present for challenge.]
    • Game Changers Ep. 7 RC: "Dulcimer Stomp" - Climbs the ladder to retrieve the key, and Nuku wins.
    • Game Changers Ep. 7 IC: "Plunge, Pop, Pull" - Tries to help work the word puzzle, but Nuku loses.
    • Game Changers Ep. 9 RC: "New School" - With Zeke, solves the fish puzzle (again) for the winning team.
    • Game Changers Ep. 10 RC: "O Black Water" - Crosses water obstacles for the winning team.

     

    Keep on Your Toes - Ep8 IC
    Get a Grip - Ep9 IC

    Individual challenge record (0-for-3): (Mean % finish: 40.6%)

    • Game Changers Ep. 8 IC: "Keep on Your Toes" - Fifth person to drop out (9th/13).
    • Game Changers Ep. 9 IC: "Get a Grip" - Fourth person to drop out, fairly quickly (9th/12).
    • Game Changers Ep. 10 IC: "Got a Hunch" - One of ten people to not beat Troyzan (tie-2nd/11).

     

    Duel/ Hero challenge record (0-for-0):

    • Game Changers: None.
Career challenge totals
  • Team/tribal challenges
    Wins: 11
    Played: 20
    Win%: 0.55
    Sat out: 1
  • Individual challenges
    Wins: 0
    Played: 6
    Win%: 0.00
    Mean% Finish: 41.7%
  • Duels
    Wins: 0
    Played: 0
    Win%: --
    Mean% Finish: --
Debbie Wanner - Tribal Council record
  • S32 logo Kaoh Rong Tribal
    Ep3 Tribal Council
    Ep9 Tribal Council

    Idols held/played: (0/0)

    • Kaoh Rong: None.

     

    VFB - Votes for the person booted (2/3):

    • Kaoh Rong, Ep.3: Liz Markham (voted out, 2-2-2 [3-0 on revote]).
    • Kaoh Rong, Ep. 8: Nick Maiorano (voted out, 6-2-1-1).

     

    VAP - Votes against (5):

    • Kaoh Rong, Ep. 8: One vote, from Nick.
    • Kaoh Rong, Ep. 9: Four votes, from Aubry, Cydney, Julia, and Michele (voted out, 4-3-2).

     

    Jury votes made (1/1):

    • Kaoh Rong, Ep. 14: Voted for Michele Fitzgerald (who won, 5-2-0).
  • S34 logo Game Changers Tribal
    Ep3 Tribal Council
    Ep9 Tribal Council

    Idols held/played: (0/0) | Advantages held/played: (1/1)

    • Game Changers, Ep. 6: Selected the extra vote advantage while on Exile (Day 14).
    • Game Changers, Ep. 9: Used her advantage to vote twice for Ozzy, who was booted (Day 24).

     

    VFB - Votes for the person booted (6*/7):

    *Note: Debbie received 2x VFB credit and two TCAs for voting twice against Ozzy, using the advantage.

     

    VAP - Votes against (6):

    • Game Changers, Ep. 10: Six votes, from Andrea, Aubry, Cirie, Michaela, Sarah, and Zeke (voted out, 6-5).

     

    Jury votes made (0/1):

    • Game Changers, Ep. 14: Voted for Brad Culpepper, who finished second (7-3-0).
Career Tribal Council totals
  • Hidden idols/advantages
    Advantages held/played: 1/1
    Idols found: 0
    Idols played: 0
    Votes voided: --
  • Voting record
    VFB: 8
    Tribals: 10
    VAP: 11
  • Jury votes
    Made: 2
    For winners: 1
    Received: --
Debbie Wanner - Pictures
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Debbie Wanner - Interviews
  • S32 logo Kaoh Rong interviews

    Pre-game interviews

     

    Post-game interviews

    • Gordon Holmes at XfinityTV.com (4/14/16): "Debbie - '(Aubry) Was Hyper, Paranoid, and Neurotic'"
    • Josh Wigler at Parade.com (4/14/16): "Debbie Wanner Fires Away at the Remaining Players"
    • Andrea Boehlke & Rob Cesternino at PeopleNOW (4/14/16): "Does Debbie Wanner Think 'Geek Goddess' Aubry Made a Good Move in Voting Her Out?"
    • Rob Cesternino at RHAP (4/19/16): "Exit Interview | Latest Player Voted Out - Episode 9"

     

  • S34 logo Game Changers interviews

    Pre-game interviews

    • Gordon Holmes at XfinityTV.com (2/15/17): "Debbie: 'Aubry Doesn't Trust Me and I Don't Trust Her'"
    • Josh Wigler at Parade.com (2/24/17): "Debbie Wanner and the Kaoh Rong War"
    • CBS Game Changers pre-game interview (YouTube)

     

    Post-game interviews

    • Gordon Holmes at XfinityTV.com (4/27/17): "Debbie: 'I Said to Brad, "When Somebody Flips, It's Going to Be Sarah"'"
    • Dalton Ross at EW.com (4/27/17): "Debbie says Jeff Varner 'deserves to be forgiven' for outing Zeke as transgender"
    • Josh Wigler at Parade.com (4/27/17): "Debbie Wanner Explains Her Method Acting Strategy"
    • Rob Cesternino at RHAP (4/27/17): "Exit Interview | Latest Player Voted Out - 4/27/17"
Debbie Wanner - Bios
  • S32 logo Survivor: Kaoh Rong bio

    Excerpts from her official CBS Survivor: Kaoh Rong cast bio page: (1/20/16)

     

    "Personal Claim to Fame: Being the first in my family to graduate college, learning was always valued, but not formal education. My family was/is dysfunctional, to put it mildly.

     

    Pet Peeves: The idolization of garish, repugnant and supercilious people-like the Kardashians; pets as fashion accessories; apathy-don’t just talk about doing it, do it and help make the world a better place.

     

    If You Could Have 3 Things on the Island What Would They Be and Why? Chanel No. 5 as I know how bad we will all smell, dental floss because I love clean teeth and it has multiple uses and a big stuffed Boston terrier.

     

    Survivor Contestant You Are Most Like: Coach. Period.

     

    Why You Think You Will Be the Sole Survivor: Like Hannibal Lecter, I have good manners and am pleasant company. However, that doesn’t mean I won’t scramble your brains. One million dollars means freedom, which is priceless to me. I’ll give up, let go, surrender- when I’m dead!"

     

  • S34 logo Game Changers bio

    Excerpts from her official CBS Game Changers bio page:

     

    "How have you changed since the last time you played? 
    For all the magic and mystery in playing Survivor, I'm more patently aware of how people can see and hear the exact same event/conversation and have widely different opinions/reactions/interpretations of said event.

    I'm making a concerted effort to view situations through other people's minds and eyes.

     

    What are you most proud of from the last time? 
    For all its strange alchemy and upheavals of emotion, energy, and stomach, I enjoyed it all with exuberance and an ability to laugh and forgive myself and others.

     

    How will you play differently this time? 
    Attempt to reach out to as many people as possible while still maintaining sincerity and decency. I know we are just playing a game, but attachments happen, and feelings really do get bruised.

     

    If I'm going to lie, I hope not to be too much of a wanker about it. Keep the lines of communication open to all and try not to let slights, injustices, real or imagined, get to me.

     

    Perhaps gain 10 lbs, as well; foraging for food often uses more energy than we got from finally eating it. Survivor is EXHAUSTING, mentally and physically, I'd like to keep a mental picture of many rescued animals, safe and happy, to remind me of why I'm playing again."

     

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