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This is a response to: The term "Battleback" was used for the first time just last year. We've had YEARS of "Buybacks". Both are correct so why is this such a big deal? NT
unclevanya
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I've been watching BB all along and posting for a decade, and "buyback" was never a trendy phrase in my universe until recently. Is it used on
07/14/17 11:59 PM




another show or something, and people are bringing it over to BB from there?

Seeing it repeatedly when we now have an actual named twist called Battle Back just muddies up the waters, IMHO.


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* Let's settle this once and for all...
unclevanya
07/14/17 09:36 PM
xx * Battle Back is multiple competitions to see who returns buy back is 1 competition to see who returns. NT
WolfDShadow
07/20/17 11:16 PM
xx * It's battle back. They battle in a comp to get back in. Nobody pays to get back in that I could see. NT
Caroljean1965
07/15/17 05:46 AM
xx * The first returning HG was long ago, and they had to negotiate
frustratedposter
07/15/17 09:50 AM
xx * a buy back is when a bartender gets you a free drink - the bar is buying you one back. Now where is my cocktail?!! NT
Susan99
07/14/17 11:43 PM
xx * aren't they different? battle back is them literally battling back to get in. buy back is someone coming back including america's vote NT
MaddyP *
07/14/17 10:20 PM
xx * Julie calls it Battle Back so that's what it is. NT
WillRulz
07/14/17 09:45 PM
xx * not really the same this time , since julie said the houseguests can stop one form coming back NT
dollady
07/14/17 11:38 PM
xx * The term "Battleback" was used for the first time just last year. We've had YEARS of "Buybacks". Both are correct so why is this such a big deal? NT
grammypampam
07/14/17 10:14 PM
xx * I've been watching BB all along and posting for a decade, and "buyback" was never a trendy phrase in my universe until recently. Is it used on
unclevanya
07/14/17 11:59 PM
xx * I didn't notice "buyback" until Frankie used it, and then it spread. NT
Bonzolee
07/15/17 12:17 AM
xx * Unless I'm mistaken, Frankie was on the show "years" ago. NT
grammypampam
07/15/17 05:32 AM
xx * Yeah, BB16, 2014. Before that, I honestly don't remember hearing the term "buyback", a term which many complained about when Frankie used it. NT
Bonzolee
07/15/17 02:18 PM
xx * To me, BB16/2014 is 'recent'. And if all this is Frankie's fault, well, isn't that be a unifying, GALV-anizing reason to not use it anymore? LOL NT
unclevanya
07/15/17 06:33 PM
xx * Totally agree. (Anything post AS seems recent to me!) Although I would like to know: Was 'buyback' a widespread thing prior to Frankie's use of it? NT
Bonzolee
07/15/17 10:26 PM

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