Idyllic Stretch Of Beach Shot #8398 from the editors' vault brings us to an open area where Jeff, unsurprisingly, is waiting. He invites Chapera in and notes that they're "looking good" with their crazy painted bodies. I normally don't waste time envying the little flat tummies, but I will admit that the sun painted over Amber's belly button is pretty cute. The asterisks above her boobs? Not so good. You don't want people to be looking at you like, "Hmm, something makes me think I can't exactly trust her boobs, but I can't really explain it." Jeff next invites Mogo Mogo in, noting for Chapera that Ethan is gone. "Good," mutters Amber. HA! My sentiments exactly. Mogo Mogo looks stupid for not being painted now, and Kathy tries to play it off by mocking Chapera with a little "looking dandy" comment, which is fooling no one. Jeff makes note of the fact that given a can of paint, Chapera used it on each other and Mogo Mogo did nothing. He asks Rob if Chapera's painting was "a sign of team spirit." Rob says yes, they were "havin' a good time over they-ah, paintin' each oth-ah." Kathy is asked why Mogo Mogo did nothing, and she claims that it's because they like to save things -- "conserve." You can't blame them, after all. You never know when you might need that green paint later. There are some pretty crazy storms in Panama, after all, and nothing staves off rain like, you know, green paint. Lex, on the other hand, just shrugs and says, "My canvas is full." Hee. I admire a guy who knows his limitations. ["I don't. YES, Lex, we see your tattoos and now we know you're a genuine certified nonconformist bad-ass, so SHUTTIE." -- Wing Chun]
Jeff tells each tribe to line up in any order. The last two on Chapera won't be doing anything, because they have two more players than Mogo Mogo. Once they've lined up, Jeff tells them that Lex, as the first person for Mogo Mogo, will go first. He is told to choose someone from Chapera with whom he can go off and have a private chat away from everyone else. Lex selects Rob, so the two of them peel off and stand to the side. Big Tom is the first remaining Chaperian (Rob was first, but Lex took him), and he chooses Jerri. Shii Ann chooses Rupert, saying that it's because they're both there solo from their seasons. (Lame!) Rupert gives the lower-teeth-showing smile. Alicia has only Kathy to choose, so she chooses Kathy. This leaves Jenna and Amber to spend some more time together as the leftovers, which makes them ridiculously happy. "Yaaay!" they both yell, and then they hug, and I suddenly remember every cheerleader I ever knew. Jeff explains that they just thought it might be fun at this point for some of the folks to get to talk to people they don't usually talk to. And as if that weren't enough, they're getting box lunches. Wasn't this supposed to be a hard season? I swear, these people have unwrapped more fussy catered food since beginning this survivalist adventure than I've had in my entire life. Jeff distributes lunch to each pair and sends them on their way.