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February, 2019

Well, in theory... - Edge of Extinction
Pre-season: Are y'all ready to laugh? Here are some predictions

By Pat Ferrucci | Published: February 7, 2019

As is his custom, Pat has restricted his predictions exclusively to CBS bio-related information, and has a forecast for Extinction at the ready. Read on to discover whose chances to win he sees as most likely, possible, unlikely or impossible.

Jeff Pitman's Survivor: Edge of Extinction recaps
Pre-season: Edge of Extinction contestant projections

By Jeff Pitman | Published: February 5, 2019

In a surprise-laden journey, Jeff Pitman sorts the newly official Edge of Extinction contestants into tiers of win probability (Likely, Possible, Unlikely, Impossible). Okay, you won't be all that surprised. But you might be.

Kaiser Island - Edge of Extinction
Pre-season: Edge of Extinction cast assessment

By Ryan Kaiser | Published: February 4, 2019

Ryan runs through his first impressions of the Edge of Extinction cast, then comes up with an approximate bootlist. Which, in the context of a poorly explained brand-new twist, may not end up meaning much. But it's here!

The Golden Ticket - Edge of Extinction
Pre-season: Incentivising failure

By Ben Martell | Published: February 4, 2019

Ben weighs in on the Edge of Extinction central twist, and argues that, if played optimally, it creates an incentive for someone to deliberately be voted out early post-merge, return, then reap the jury rewards. Which really would reinvent how the game is played, since it's the opposite of the concept for the first 37 seasons.


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