We then return to the HoH competition, in which everyone playing -- Dick, Daniele, Zach, and Eric -- must use a tiny cup to fill up a big tank with tea and float a ball to the top. Of course, the show being what it is, they spray a slippery substance I think they're trying to pass off as "honey" for the tea, so that the lanes people are running up and down to ferry cups of tea from tank to ball get all slippery. (My MS, merrily: "I hope someone gets a concussion!") Dick tells us that he had a hard time, because he's old and a smoker. Zach says his plan to soak up all the honey by rolling around in it didn't work too well for him. Just another example of how a contestant on this show can never, ever get clean. Dick reports that the competition seemed to be "three against one" in the HoH competition, and that they were feeling good about beating Zach and remaining in control. Zach, on the other hand, is not cooperating with this plan, in that he's not doing too badly. He tells us that he knew he was up against it and had to do "whatever it takes." Delightfully, Eric can't stay on his feet at all. This leads to a great montage of Eric falling on his ass and usually spilling his tea, and I am entirely in favor of that. If there was an America's Player question I missed in which we collectively instructed him to fall on his ass every fifteen seconds or so, and particularly if we specified that he should splay his arms and legs all over the place while doing so, then I heartily congratulate us on doing one thing right this summer. Jameka reminds us that she still has to sit out HoH.
Daniele calls for a hair tie, which is the most interesting thing she's done so far. While looking for it, Jameka moans to herself about Amber. Why is Jameka fetching Daniele a hair tie? Is Daniele sprayed with something that makes people want to act like they like her?
Daniele says that she was bad at the competition, because she has such delicate, pretty, tiny little legs. It takes a talented self-deluder to use your poor performance in a competition as an opportunity to compliment your skinny legs. Seriously -- she's not short, so it's not like she's slow because she has short legs. She just feels that the tiny-ness that she works so hard to cultivate might be the reason she's not great at this. I think not.