With the final episode coming up, it's time to analyze how the jury vote will go. The members are:
How will each of them vote? Let's analyze, add yours, disagree if you like. I might change these over time, also. Bear in mind that so far this game has not followed LOGIC in any sense, and that this analysis is based on *duh* that little thing called LOGIC. Let's see...
Thomson - was allied with the women against the men in the beginning. May have not been happy with the women engineering the ouster of his buddy Meyer, however. All in all, I think he votes for Whitlow.
Pupo - Was a real whiner and weak link in Boot Camp. Shown not liking the women very much, but may be the type that wants to see Whitlow win because Whitlow is a woman.
HUTAK - my personal favorite, next to Recruit Lemon of course. Hutak was probably the most realistic bootcamp recruit out there, and probably will respect Wolf's abilities more than anything. Might be impressed by Whitlow in the gauntlet. Right now, I'm leaning toward her voting for Wolf.
Yaney - Previews show him suggesting that Wolf will pay for the lost equipment situation. Did Yaney believe Brown that Wolf was responsible? But that aside, if memory serves me correctly, Yaney was gonna vote against Wolf anyway. My guess is that Yaney votes for Whitlow.
Brown - this is a bit of a toughie. She's been the most anti-male, but then we see her talking with Jackson and with Wolf. Previews show her having reasons not to vote for either. Might ultimately vote for Whitlow to pay back Wolf for his buddy Jackson waxing her.
Morettyyy - Gotta believe she votes for Whitlow in this one.
So I see Whitlow picking up at least 4 votes.
On to the gauntlet. Despite them showing (to my immense pleasure) how buff Whitlow was in the Ritz, I'm sure that the challenges can't be ALL physical, or else Wolf would have a decided advantage. I think Wolf wins a majority of the events (let's say 5), meaning that Whitlow wins 2 and therefore needs 5 jury votes to take home the loot.
*** shakes can stop reading now ***
Now we venture into that area of the fixed game, to wit: What do the producers want to see? What do they want US to see? They probably don't care about the outcome, as long as there is drama, suspense, and a close contest and close vote. To that end, we cannot accurately predict how the vote will go, because I think it will be a one-vote difference. If Wolf wins 5 gauntlet events, then the vote is going to be 4-2 for Whitlow or 5-1 for Whitlow, in which she loses or wins by one vote. If Wolf wins 4 events, then it'll be 3-3 or 4-2, with the same one-vote difference. If Wolf wins 6 of 7 Gauntlet events?!?! Would Whitlow win 7-6 by getting every vote, thus making the concept of Boot Camp a joke?
Soooooooo, in light of that, I predict that the Gauntlet will be a 4-3 thing, and the vote will be such that the winner wins 7-6.
*** Contradictions don't exist. If you are faced with a contradiction, check your premises. You will find that one of them is wrong. -- Ayn Rand, Atlas Shrugged
YOU'RE GOING IN THE DIRT, RECRUIT BLU!!!! DO YOU HEAR ME?!?! THE DIRRRRRRRRT!!!!! -- D.I. SurvivinDawg, paraphrasing D.I. McSweeney yelling at Meyer.