Bachelor Challenge 4.1: Round 5 Part A

Author’s Note: Honestly, I have NO idea what happened here, and I am not responsible for it. I let the contestants do their own thing, and just worry about the Bachelor’s needs and wants. I wasn’t even near that section of the house…it was seriously a “wait, why is the grim reaper on the lot?” moment. Sigh. BUT I love a good story, love random events, and hate “exiting without saving” in order to avoid something inconvenient…so…

Host: Last time on the Bachelor, Tanner said “goodbye” to his best friend Anna because the chemistry just wasn’t there. Then…a body was discovered in the pool?!

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The ominous music indicated to us that the Grim Reaper had arrived on the lot. We found him next to the pool.

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Tanner was the first to arrive on the scene. He cried and pleaded for the deceased. He did really try, but the Grim Reaper did not see fit to release the body back to our world.

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Rest in peace Stephanie. We don’t know why you were swimming alone at midnight, or why you drowned in pool that had stairs, but we hope there is a life jacket for you in the afterlife.

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Tanner spent a large part of the following day underneath the blankets refusing to come out. We canceled dates until everyone recovered from their sadness.

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There was a lot of mourning in the house. Her epitaph, by the way, includes “Told great monkey jokes.”

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Tanner gave himself pep talks, played sad music on the violin (it sounded awful because he doesn’t actually know how to play the violin), and played hopeful music on the guitar.

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Eventually, he began to come around, and the Bachelor was back on.

With only two contestants remaining, we had to jump to the final round of one-on-one cabin dates. We’ll see how those go next time!


Bachelor Challenge 4.1: Round 4 Part C

Host: We’re in the final episode of Round 4 of the Bachelor. Four contestants left- Anna, Stephanie, Steven and Tanya. Anna received the one-on-one last episode. Tonight we have a brunch party and then someone will get sent home!

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Tanner made everyone pancakes for brunch and they all  ate around the table together.

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Tanner entertained everyone by telling jokes. Stephanie joined in.

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And then there was some dancing. Tanya actually IS dancing in this picture. She’s just doing some sort of angry dance, maybe?

With a simple brunch and just a small group, there really wasn’t much excitement in this party.

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Tanner: The decisions are extremely difficult now. I feel a connection with each and every one of you. I have become such good friends with all of you.

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Tanner: This is awful. Out of everyone, I have grown the closest to you. I feel like you are my best friend. And I really, really wish there was something there, but….

Anna: I know.

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Host: Later that evening….

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Tune in next time to see who died in the pool!

Bachelor Challenge 4.1: Round 4 Part A

Host: Welcome to another round of the Bachelor! Last episode, we said goodbye to Madilyn. In this episode, Round 4 starts, only 4 contestants left!

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Anna and Tanner worked together to get the kitchen back in shape after the caterer destroyed it.

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Then, it was off to a group date at the park in Willow Creek.

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Tanya: Well, hello handsome. How are you today?


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Tanya: And then it made a face like this!

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Tanya: And what did you think of that book? Can you believe who the murder was? I didn’t see that coming!

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Tanner: I think we are a good match together. While we have similar interests, our personalities are different enough to ensure the conversation is always interesting.

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Tanner: You are going to have to learn to like the Lightning Llamas though.

Tanya: How about if I just don’t complain when you put the games on, and go read a book instead?

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Steven: Aha! I have an idea. What if the Dashing Dromedaries…

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Steven: I’ve been thinking about taking up photography.

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Steven: You have the nicest eyes. Did you know that?

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Tanner: Hmm…maybe you are right. If the Lightning Llamas go up against the Avalanche Alpacas.

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Anna: …and it weighed like fifty pounds…

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Anna: Grr…mean people make me so angry!

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Anna: Well….that didn’t go right…:::nervous laughter:::

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Anna: I don’t know. This is such an awkward situation. I really like you, but the flirting just isn’t working.

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Tanner: How you doin’?

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Tanner: Yeah. I feel like we have a lot in common, lots of the same values, both want families, but….

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Tanner: I don’t know. I feel like were more like best friends than in a romantic relationship.

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Stephanie: So, I definitely think I am starting to have some feelings for you.

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Stephanie: …with a hippodermic needle!!!….:::laughs:::

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Tanner: Yeah, and supposedly there will be a scientist lab being setup as well?

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Stephanie: Well finding someone I have a romantic connection with is, like, super important to me.

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Host: The contestants then enjoyed some burgers cooked by Tanner.


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But Tanya left early because she was exhausted and needed to go to bed.

Bachelor Challenge 4.1: Round 3 Part C

Host: Welcome to the conclusion of Round 3 on the Bachelor!

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It’s the morning of the cocktail party and garden ceremony. Stephanie managed to sneak in some extra time during breakfastThe morning was relatively quiet with people catching up on sleep, showering, eating and just ensuring they were well-played for the afternoon’s festivities.

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Today’s party was a general house party catered food and beverages, dancing, socializing, etc…

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There are no particularly talented dancers in the group.

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The bartender added some excitement to the event.

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Madilyn couldn’t decide which drink she wanted…so she opted for both.

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Steven: How do you think the Llamas are going to do against the Alpacas this week? I have a feeling they’ll excel on the ice, but fail on the field. 

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Tanya: The caterer made a disaster in the kitchen. Why are they required to clean up after themselves? But, you know, this is the best grilled cheese I’ve ever eaten.

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Tanner: I’ve had another great week here. And I’d really like to thank each of you for being here. Decisions are getting really difficult now, and it’ll just be getting harder from here on out.

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If he accepts, my first choice to stay is Steven.

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Followed by Anna.

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And finally, Stephanie.

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Host: I’m sorry, Stephanie. Take a moment and say your goodbyes.

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Tanner: You are a beautiful and fascinating woman, Madilyn, but I feel like a lot of the other relationships have progressed a lot further. 

Madilyn:  :::sniffles::: ::::nods:::

Bachelor Challenge 4.1: Round 3 Part A

Host: We’ve seen both Sofie and Karina say goodbye to the Bachelor. Who will go this round?

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Host: Instead of having breakfast with Tanya on the patio, Tanner ate in the living while watching TV with Steve. Tanner had a hot dog while Steve had toast and eggs.

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Host: This round’s group date was a campfire in the backyard.

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Host: While some contestants were smooth with the romantic gestures.

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Host: Other contestants were a little more awkward.

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Drama broke out when the campfire flames leaped onto a chair and lamp. No one was hurt. Thank goodness Tanya had enough sense to put the fire out.

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Tanner: Wow. I’m so impressed with how you handled that situation. You’re great to have around in an emergency.

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Steven: :::blows kiss at Tanner:::

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Tanner: So, I saw on TV this morning there is this new vacuum that is excellent for sucking up llama hair.

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Host: Anna’s attempts to embrace Tanner romantically were not well received- though he did give her a hug right after.

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Host: Stephanie and Tanya stayed up late chatting after everyone had gone to bed.


Bachelor Challenge 4.1: Round 2 Part C

Host: Welcome back to round 2 of the Bachelor. We’ve seen a group date to the bar and Tanner chose Steven for the one-on-one. Up next we have the final party of the round and the Garden Ceremony.

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Tanya: We tend to meet at this table quite a bit.

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Tanner: I know! I enjoy our nice quiet eating time. It’s peaceful on the porch this early in the morning.

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Tanner: Maybe it’s fate. Afterall, we both chose to have franks and beans for breakfast.

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Anna: Karina? What exactly are you supposed to be? It’s a costume party!

Karina: Sweetie, there is never a good reason to dress like a hot dog.

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Tanner: Drinking with this helmet on his hard. :::thunk::: Owww!

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Madilyn: You there. One Buffalo Wing Tea, please.

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Tanner: Oh, guess what, I finally beat that level on the game. Whew. It was hard work.

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Host: Tanner and Anna both spent hours dancing and talking with everyone else. Tanner chatted with Anna, and the folks sitting at the nearest table, but he was dancing the whole time. Such stamina!

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Host: It’s time.

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Tanner: And the people I’d like to stay for the next round are…

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Tanner: Steven

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Tanner: Tanya

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Tanner: Anna

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Tanner: Stephanie

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Tanner: Madilyn

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Host: Karina. I’m sorry. Take a moment. Say your goodbyes.

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Tanner: Thank you for being here, Karina. I wish your the best. I know you’ll find happiness.

The Bachelor 4.1: Round 2 Part B

Host: Welcome to another exciting episode of the Bachelor. Who will be the next One-on-One? Find out today on the Bachelor!

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Host: The following day was a relaxation day in the house. Time to catch up on sleep and hygiene…some contestants chose to do both at the same time.

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Anna was seen cleaning the house more than once. Thankfully someone in the house is domestic.

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Tanner: “…she walked up to me and she asked me to dance. I asked her a name and in a dark brown voice she said…”

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Tanya: :::nomnomnom::::

Tanner: :::nomnomnom:::

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Anna: WHO ON EARTH HAS BEEN HIDING DISHES BEHIND THE STAIRS?! Good gravy, people. It’s not hard to wash a dish.

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Fire: :::crackle:::

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Tanner: ARG! Defeated again!

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Tanner: Just one more time…

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Host: Tanner chose to take Steven to the park for the one-on-one. They went explored the park and did some fishing.

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Steven was feeling a bit impish and did some teasing in the morning. Tanner was not amused.

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But Steven quickly turned the conversation around by bringing up the Lightning Llamas again.

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Tanner: I enjoy playing games in my free time. Do you?

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Tanner: So, do you think the Lightning Llamas will make the playoffs?

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Steven: Your arm muscles are stunning. Do you work out?

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Tanner: Hmm…if I move this guy here…

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Steven: Play another round? Maybe I’ll let you win this time.

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Tanner: He can run fast. Am I supposed to chase him?

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Steven: Sorry. My stomach was telling me there was food over here!

Tanner: Well, at least give me a warning next time!

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Steven: Have you heard of this thing called “rain” or “thunderstorms”? Apparently, water used to come down from the sky. Previous generations experienced it, but I’ve never seen it. Think it’ll come back?

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Tanner: Have you figured out how to use the coffee machine in the house?

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Steven: I’m envious of the bed you have. They beds they gave the contestants are so small.

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Steven: I’m so glad you picked me for this one-on-one. I had a great time. I think we make a great couple!

Tanner: I had a really good time as well. Thanks for being here.

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Tanner: “I remember the night, I remember the sound, I remember the light, When the moon came ’round, The night flowers bloomed, The air so sweet, I remember you, I remember me”