‘Survivor’ castoff Jon Misch sizes up the Final 5: Who has ‘blind luck’? (Podcast)

“I had no clue that Natalie was setting up a blindside on me for so long. She did an impeccable job setting that up,” admits the latest “Survivor” castoff Jon Misch during his chat with Gold Derby. All of our users who correctly predicted Jon’s blindside earned game points based on the odds they locked in throughout the week in our Survivor” prediction contest.

In our new Q&A (listen below), Jon also talks about what we didn’t see on TV and he sizes up all of the remaining castaways. What does he really think about the Final 5?

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Jon on Jaclyn Schultz: “Love of my life … I’m pulling for her.”

Jon on Missy Payne: “Now that I see how hard [voting me out] was for her, it changes things a little bit. I think I would still say ‘trustworthy’.”

Jon on Baylor Wilson: “College girl. She follows her mom’s lead.”

Jon on Keith Nale: “Blind luck.”

Jon on Natalie Anderson: “Strategery.”

Also in our Q&A, Jon reveals that he left his hidden Immunity idol in his bag on the island, so he was not able to keep it as a souvenir. He’s hoping to get it back some day, maybe at next week’s reunion show following the season finale.

As for moments we didn’t see, Jon caught a stingray while out on Exile Island and then cooked it for dinner. He says that, besides winning Immunity, that was his favorite moment of his entire “Survivor” experience.

Click on the Season 29 leaderboard to the right to jump to our Predictions page where you can start making your own forecasts in our weekly “Survivor” contest. It’s fun and easy! The ultimate winner will earn a $100 Amazon gift certificate.

To hear what else Jon has to say, listen to our entire Q&A below.

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If you want to join in our contest next week, simply click here or scroll down and make your first prediction using our easy drag-and-drop menu. You have until 4 p.m. PT next Wednesday to cast your votes for the Season 29 finale, titled “This is My Time.”

Visit the “Survivor” prediction center where you can forecast the order of how the Final 5 will place, from first to last. Get our weekly questions right and you could find yourself on our leaderboards.

We are forecasting everything from the results on reality TV shows like “The Amazing Race,” “Survivor” and “Top Chef” to the body counts on “The Walking Dead” and “American Horror Story: Freak Show” to the winners of the Oscars, Golden Globes and Grammys. Click on any box to bring up that event and get started.

To vote for who think will win, drag contestants over from the left to the right and arrange them in your predicted order of finishing. For example, if you think Baylor will win Season 29, make sure you put her in first place. You can continue to update and change your predictions throughout the week, just click “Save Predictions” when you’ve settled on your choice.

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Every time someone logs their predictions, the racetrack odds of the contestants are automatically updated. If the majority of users think Baylor will win, that means she’ll have the best odds and will go to the front of the pack. Conversely, the castaways who don’t receive many votes of confidence have the worst odds and will go to the bottom of the pile.

The standard bet for each question is 100 points, which are wagered against the odds you locked in when you saved your predictions. However, for each TV episode you are given one special 200 point bet that you can use strategically to gain more points.

Here’s how racetrack odds work. If you bet 100 on something that has 50/1 odds and you end up being correct, you will receive 50 x 100 points, which equals 5,000 points. You’ll also get your original 100 points back, for a total of 5,100 points.

Watch all of our ‘Survivor’ Prediction Slugfests:
#29.00 ‘Preshow Smackdown’ | #29.01 ‘Suck It Up and Survive’
#29.02 ‘Method to This Madness’ | #29.03 ‘Actions vs. Accusations’
#29.04 ‘We’re a Hot Mess’
| #29.05 ‘Blood is Blood’
#29.06 ‘Make Some Magic Happen’
| #29.07 ‘Million Dollar Decision’
#29.08 ‘Wrinkle in the Plan’ | #29.09 ‘Gettin’ to Crunch Time’
#29.10 ‘This is Where We Build Trust’ | #29.11/12 ‘Two-Hour Episode’

Get started by making your prediction as to which of the remaining players will end up as the winner of “Survivor” using our easy drag-and-drop menu below our recent Editors’ video slugfest.

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