Did you predict that Tyler Fredrickson would get his torch snuffed on "Survivor: Worlds Apart" Wednesday night and that Carolyn Rivera would win both the Reward and Immunity challenges? If so, you should be taking part in our weekly prediction contest. Hurry — make your predictions for next week's episode and you could win our prize of a $100 Amazon gift certificate. It's fun and easy, so start now by scrolling down and predicting who will be eliminated next.
Congratulations to our user Sunhound for winning this week's episode contest. He's one of two people to reap perfect 100% prediction accuracy while predicting Episode 12, titled "Holding on For Dear Life," though he broke the tie with his high point score (11,608) thanks to using his special 500 and 200 point bets wisely. If eligible, as per our contest rules, he will win a $100 Amazon gift certificate.
This user's winning predictions were that Tyler would be sent packing, that Carolyn would be among the multiple winners of both the Reward and Immunity challenges, that a hidden Immunity idol would be played, that nobody would quit the game and that Dan would not use his special two-vote advantage.
Sunhound earned 450 points for correctly predicting this week's elimination question thanks to wisely placing his 200 point bet on Tyler when he had odds of 27/10. However, his biggest point haul (8,000) came for predicting that Carolyn, Sierra Thomas and Mike Holloway would all win the Reward challenge with his 500 point bet. That's where the strategy — and fun — comes into play here at Gold Derby when making your weekly predictions.
Of the remaining six castaways, Sunhound believes that birthday boy Rodney Lavoie will be the winner of Season 30.
Whose torch do you think will be snuffed next? Be sure to visit our predictions center and make/update your forecasts before voting closes Wednesday at 5 p.m. PT. The user with the highest prediction accuracy and most points will win a $100 Amazon gift certificate.
Where do you fall on our overall Season 30 leaderboard?
All season long, three users — Smartdude, Benutty, Taloson — have been battling it out for the top spot, and this week Smartdude remained in the #1 position on our leaderboard with his "smart" predictions of Episode 12. He now has leading 67% prediction accuracy while Benutty and Taloson are tied in second place with 63%. Talk about a true nail-biter!
Can YOU beat these frontrunners to win our prizes? Then be sure to take part in our "Survivor" prediction contest. We're giving away $100 Amazon gift certificates to our weekly winners plus at season's end. The deadline for each episode is Wednesday at 5 p.m. PT.
Our current overall leader Smartdude predicted Tyler's elimination this week. However, he missed calling the previous two back-to-back ousters of Jenn and Shirin (see complete predix), proving that it's possible to do well in our contests without getting everything right.
Remember that coming out on top doesn't just mean answering that week's questions correctly. You also have to use your three big bets (500 points and two of 200 points) strategically to score the most game points. If you bet on a longshot who pulls off an upset, you can really rack up the points, so don't take them for granted.
To vote for who you think will go home next on "Survivor," drag contestants over from the left to the right and arrange them in your predicted order. For example, if you think Sierra will be eliminated, 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.
Average Gold Derby users just like YOU often turn out to be our smartest prognosticators, so it's important that you give us your predictions. You can change them later as often as you like.
We are forecasting everything from the results on TV shows like "The Voice," "Survivor," "Dancing with the Stars," "American Idol" and "The Amazing Race" to the winners of the Emmys and Tonys.
Get started by making your prediction as to which castaway will be eliminated next using our easy drag-and-drop menu below our exit interview with Shirin. And be sure to sound off on the current season of "Survivor" in Gold Derby's reality TV forum.