Anyway, the ex-Yaxha go trudging into the Nakum camp. Bobby Jon gives an interview in which he explains that going into Nakum was difficult for him for a couple of reasons. "I can't be around Stephenie for more than five minutes without wanting to vomit" -- wow, did we know that animosity had gone that far? -- and "I can't be around Jamie for more than five minutes without wanting to knock him out." Bobby Jon has just proved that his Daily Jamie Allowance is higher than mine is going to be in about an hour from now, because five minutes? Pfft. Now that they've agreed that they will be pitiful, angry, underlings, the members of the former Yaxha make their way into camp.
Nakum gradually wakes up from all the noise, and they want to know what's going on. It dawns on the group that this is the merge, and that they are all going to have to give up their smelly buffs, among other things. Yaxha offers the news that they've just booted Amy, and they explain that Jeff sent them here straight from tribal council. "Merge, baby, merge," Jamie says, because...he's Jamie, and he likes to say "baby," because it makes him think of breasts. Nakum admires the new buffs, and especially admires the fact that they don't smell so bad. Steph sums things up by saying that her "head is, like, spinning." You'd think they might have expected this at any moment, to the point where there would be less spinning of the head, but then...they are who they are. I have a feeling heads spin rather of their own volition among this crew. I assume, by the way, that it is the editing that is denying us Stephenie's repeated expressions of pleasure that after suffering some bad luck last season and some bad luck this season, she has apparently hit a stride that very well may take her to about the final four, current conditions prevailing. I mean, she must be grateful. Otherwise, she would almost fall into that "If I don't have anything griping to say, why say anything at all?" category, and I'm sure that's not the case.
As everyone gathers around the fire and Bobby Jon works on blowing on it to stoke it up (as he's learned to do the hard way), Jamie comes over and announces that there's no room in the shelter for the new people, so they'll have to sleep outside. Wow, it's hard to make a new group of people suffer in ways both Darwinian and Dickensian at the same time, but...here we are. Bobby Jon interviews that his reaction to Jamie's bit about the shelter, at least in his mind, was, "You gonna say one more thing to me, I'm gonna knock every one of your teeth slam outta your head." I have a feeling Bobby Jon's subconscious is a place where a lot of skulls are cracked. I think his psyche is kind of a bad neighborhood, come to think of it.