Survivor alumni invited to a “Survivor social”: tweeting

Survivor Blood vs. Water debuts tonight, and CBS sent an invitation to past cast members inviting them to join together at a “Survivor social.” Alas, the location is their own “living room,” and it’s basically an invitation to help promote the series and “live tweet alongside other former survivor castaways [and Jeff Probst].”

The invitation is below (I’ve redacted the e.mail address for the publicist that former cast members are asked to RSVP to), and it asks them to “join the conversation on Twitter with former Castaways while watching Survivor.”

As part of that, they’re asked to use not one but four different hashtags: #Survivor, #BloodvsWater, #SurvivorsReady, #TribalCouncil. At least it’s not #SurvivorsReadyforBloodvsWaterTribalCouncil.

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