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Big Brother temptations revealed in source code

Big Brother temptations revealed in source code

The source code on Big Brother‘s official web site reveals future temptations that will be offered to houseguests who have been chosen by viewer vote.

On the Den of Temptation page, where viewers can vote for “one houseguest to be secretly offered a temptation,” there’s a “See Season 19’s Latest Temptation” button.

Clicking that button pops up an overlay that says:

“This Week’s Temptation
The winning Houseguest will be tempted with the Pendant of Protection. If they accept, they will be protected from being nominated or evicted for the next three evictions, but, remember—every temptation comes with a consequence!”

But as someone at JokersUpdates noticed, the source code for that overlay screen includes additional temptations:

  • “Ring of Replacement,” which allows its holder to play in any veto competition of their choosing
  • “Halting Hex,” which allows its winner to stop a live eviction and force a non-eviction week

It’s no clear when these will come into play, if ever, and whether or not having this information relatively accessible was an accident or intentional.

In the code, they’re labeled temptation-0, temptation-1, and temptation-2, with 0 being the one that was announced during last night’s BB19 season premiere.

Here are the full descriptions from the site:

This Week’s Temptation
The winning houseguest will be tempted with the Ring of Replacement, which will give them the power to play in any Veto Competition they want this summer! If they’re not one of the six houseguests playing, they can swap places with one of the three players chosen by random draw. The Ring of Replacement can only be used once, but remember, every temptation comes with a consequence.

This Week’s Temptation
The winning houseguest will be tempted with the Halting Hex! Whether on the block or not, they can halt any one of the next four evictions during the live show, making it a non-eviction night. But remember, every temptation comes with a consequence.

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