Presenter: Good morning contestants, minus Prinplup. Itâ€™s another beautiful day, maybe a little too hot, so we thought youâ€™d appreciate coming down to the beach again. In fact, the worst case scenario today may well be that you go for aâ€¦ little swim shall we say? Allow me to explain. Todayâ€™s challenge is called Leap Of Lotad. As you can see behind us, there is a huge army of Lotad floating in the water. Some are actually stepping stones, some are real Lotad. In a minute Iâ€™m going to show you all a chart detailing the possible routes you can take leading back to the beach via the stepping stones. Once I show you the chart, there can be no conferring between you all. All you have to do is try to memorise a route across the Lotad, using only the stepping stones. Should you step on a real Lotad, you will of course sink. Indeed, if you should fall into the water at any stage, you will have failed in your attempt to cross. I need five of you to successfully cross to the beach without getting wet in order to pass the challenge, which is worth 10,000 towards your prize fund. So, weâ€™ll get started straight away. Silence please, I am now going to flip the chart, and you will have 30 seconds to study it. Your time startsâ€¦ now.
Clefairy: Can we not have just 10 more seconds?
Presenter: Iâ€™m afraid not.
Clefairy: Iâ€™ll be upset if we canâ€™tâ€¦
Presenter: I really canâ€™t let you.
Clefairy: Oh. Okay then ^_^
Presenter: Is anybody going to volunteer to go first? â€¦ Nobody? In that case, I propose we go for reverse alphabetical order. Smeargle, youâ€™re up first. The rest of you: no peeking.
Smeargle: What? That is so unfairâ€¦ I wonâ€™t drown right?
Presenter: Well, nobody drowned when we were testing this game.
Smeargle: But I wonâ€™t drown â€¦ right?
Presenter: Just get on with it, yeah?
Presenter: Okay Slowking, itâ€™s now your turn.
Presenter: Slowking? Itâ€™s your turn.
Slowking: Oâ€¦ kay.
Next up is Raticate. Raticate also opts for a cautious approach, â€“ albeit not quite as cautious as Slowking â€“ thinking carefully about each move before she makes the step. A couple of steps from the beach, Raticate opts to move one way and then suddenly changes her mind, and heads in another direction. The lily pad holds, and Raticate steps onto the beach. Second point for the contestants.
Next up is Mothim, who has been told he must land on each lily pad to signify his route. Mothim makes it halfway across the course before the lily pad sinks beneath him. He quickly flies up to escape becoming completely drenched, but rules are rules. Mothim has failed.
Next up is Mawile, who decides to opt for speed. He goes tearing across the lily pads, but has clearly thought carefully about his route, because within 30 seconds he is safely onto the beach. A third point for the contestants.
Kricketune: What a fantastic challenge this is! Even if I fail Iâ€™ll get a nice cooling off in the sea =D
Clefairy: Oh I agree completely ^_^ Iâ€™m really looking forward to it ^_^
Presenter: Well Kricketune, itâ€™s now your turn. Out of yourself, Farfetchâ€™d and Clefairy, two of you will need to complete the journey successfully in order to pass the challenge. Good luck.
Next up is Farfetchâ€™d, who looks very nervous. God knows why. Itâ€™s only water. But sure enough, halfway across Farfetchâ€™d manages to sink. Glug glug glug. It now all rests with Clefairy.
Presenter: Okay Clefairy, this is the situation. Of the seven contestants who have gone before you, four have managed to reach the beach safely. That means you will need to reach the beach safely as well in order to pass the challenge. I am, however, going to offer you a choice here. I am offering you two things: a further minute looking at the map AND whatever happens today, an exemption from the next elimination on Day 9. However, it will cost you 9,999 of the groupâ€™s prize fund. Do you want a couple of minutes to think about it?
Clefairy: Donâ€™t need to. I know the way, Iâ€™ll be fine. But thanks anyway ^_^
Presenter: Are you sure? Itâ€™s been a hell of a long time now since you saw the map.
Clefairy: I know the way ^_^
Presenter: Fair enough then. Good luck.
Presenter: Contestants, as you are aware, I told you that if five of you managed to reach the beach safely, without getting wet, then you would pass the challenge and 10,000 would be added to the prize fund. Five of you did manage to cross the path, and so the challenge has indeed been passed, congratulations. What most of you donâ€™t know, is that before making her attempt at crossing, Clefairy was given a choice. She was told that for 9,999 she could buy another minute studying the map of how to get across the path, as well as an exemption from the next elimination. If Clefairy took that offer, then all your efforts will have added just a solitary 1 to your prize fund.
Farfetchâ€™d: I knew it! She looked too happy as soon as she got over here!
Mothim: Great. Just great. What use is 1 going to be in the current economic climate? Itâ€™s insulting. Youâ€™ll be offering us Â£â€™s next.
Smeargle: You two-faced littleâ€¦ moon thing.
Presenter: â€¦ you will therefore be pleased to hear, Iâ€™m sure, that Clefairy turned down the offer. Hence you have passed the challenge and your prize fund has now risen to 70,000.
Smeargle: Oh erm yeah. Wellâ€¦ you shouldnâ€™t have looked so smug!
Clefairy: I know you love me really ^_^
Presenter: Your next challenge will take place tomorrow morning â€“ again, bright and early. Iâ€™ll be waiting for you by the entrance to Three Isle Path. See you there.
Farfetchâ€™d: I still think I saw Wailmer the other day. Iâ€™m surprised I wasnâ€™t eaten by one.
Kricketune: Did Smeargle know sheâ€™d get picked to go first if nobody else volunteered? She failed very early on, and had the map freshest in her mind out of anyone.
Mawile: It is too hot to concentrate properly. Part of me was tempted just to dive into the water anyway just to cool off a little bit. Farfetchâ€™d caught my eye today. He was very quick in both failing his own crossing and then attacking Clefairy at the end.
Mothim: Raticate still remains a suspect, but given how easy to was to get confused and fail today, I believe the PokéMole was probably someone who didnâ€™t manage to get across. It would have been an easy piece of sabotage.
Raticate: Hmm. Clefairy doesnâ€™t have much concentration. Or common sense. So how did she manage to cross so easily, so long after sheâ€™d looked at the map? I was one of the first to cross, and even I had to guess a few. Maybe sheâ€™s just weird.
Slowking: Mawile wasâ€¦ tooâ€¦ quick. I think heâ€¦ probablyâ€¦ alreadyâ€¦ knewâ€¦ theâ€¦ route. Only theâ€¦ PokéMoleâ€¦ would alreadyâ€¦ knowâ€¦ it.
Smeargle: Thatâ€™s something else Mothim has failed at. I decided today that watching everyone else studying the map rather than studying it myself would be more valuable to me. Everyone else can win the challenges; Iâ€™ll concentrate on being the eventual winner. And Mothim really didnâ€™t look like he was concentrating.
Presenter: Good morning contestants. Youâ€™re all lookingâ€¦ well, a little bit tired to be honest. No matter, a low energy challenge for you today and itâ€™s called The Mock Flock. Here we have 21 Mareep. 10 come from Sinnoh and 10 come from Johto. Your challenge is simply to work out which come from where. Those with the Cambridge suitable minds for maths among you will have worked out that leaves one â€“
Clefairy: Oh! I did! I did! ^_^
Presenter: â€“ Mareep which belongs to neither. That is a Hoenn Mareep. In a moment weâ€™re going to get Old Farmer Te Strake over and he will tell you about the subtle differences that exist between Mareep from the different worlds. As a group youâ€™ll then have ten minutes to reach a mutual agreement on which Mareep belong to which world. You will be allowed two mistakes. Should you make a third, the challenge will be lost. Passing the challenge will earn you a further 10,000 for the prize fund. Now Iâ€™m going to hand over to Old Te Strake. Listen closely â€“ you will only be taught once.
Smeargle: Canâ€™t we just ask the Mareep where they come from?
Presenter: â€¦ theyâ€™re sheep. They canâ€™t talk.
Smeargle: What? And we can?
Presenter: â€¦ yesâ€¦ wellâ€¦ thatâ€™s just attention to detail. We donâ€™t need to go there.
Presenter: Okay contestants, letâ€™s see how you got on. Our first Mareep, Gnasty Gnorc. You said he was from Johtoâ€¦ and you were correct. Number two, Ripto, you thought was from Sinnoh. Iâ€™m sorry, you were wrong there, he is also from Johto. One mistake made. Number three, Sparx, you said was from Sinnoh. That is correct. Number four, Agent 9, you said was from Sinnoh again. Iâ€™m sorry, he is from Johto. Two mistakes made already â€“ you need to have a 100% record from here on in to win the challenge. Number five, Hunter, you said was from Sinnoh. That is correct. Number six, Elora, you said was from Sinnoh. Again, that is correct. Number seven, James Byrd, you said was from Johto. Once again, correct. Number eight, Moneybags, you said was from Sinnoh. Iâ€™m afraid to say Moneybags was from Hoenn â€“ the odd one out. And Iâ€™m afraid to say, that means you have failed todayâ€™s challenge. The prize fund therefore remains at 70,000. Your next challenge will take place tomorrow evening in Berry Forest, at the north of the island. Iâ€™ll see you there.
Farfetchâ€™d: Kricketune made a lot of the decisions today. But was she just genuinely trying to help? Or does she know I was thinking about her being the PokéMole and as a result acted like that to confuse me?
Kricketune: Smeargle didnâ€™t help out at all today. In fact she barely said a word.
Mawile: Farfetchâ€™d must remain my main suspect, but Raticate is starting to come into play as well. She was just as good as useless today. Iâ€™m sure she was one of those suggesting the answers we eventually went for. Which, for the record, were WRONG.
Mothim: Raticate gave some incorrect answers today, and so remains my main suspect, but I was guilty of the same thing. It was actually a very difficult challenge. The losing streak therefore begins here. Depression will set in and we will all lose confidence.
Raticate: Even though Iâ€™m a Kanto mon, I thought I could have done better today than I did. Mothim and Kricketune made a lot of suggestions today which I found myself agreeing to. Morons, both of them. Clefairy just bounced around smiling the whole time, which was completely useless to anyone.
Slowking: Mawileâ€¦ tried toâ€¦ make some suggestionsâ€¦ today. But heâ€¦ was overruled tooâ€¦ easily. I thinkâ€¦ heâ€¦ wasâ€¦ rightâ€¦ with a couple of them asâ€¦ well.
Smeargle: I think a few noticed my silence today. That should be enough to turn their heads a bit. Slowking is too obvious to be the PokéMole surely? I think heâ€™s just genuinely clumsy and stupid.
Presenter: Good evening contestants. Behind us lies the legendary Berry Forest. This forest contains the biggest amount of berry trees found anywhere in the Pokémon world, but is also famous for the Pokémon that inhabit it. Local children are advised against coming near here as many have disappeared due to the colony of Hypno that are said to live somewhere in the forest. With any luck, we wonâ€™t run into any Hypno tonight, but you certainly will be meeting some Pokémon. The challenge is called Berry Good and itâ€™s a very simple idea. Weâ€™re going to lead you into the forest to a clearing, with a single path leading to the other side of the forest. There are a total of eight clearings on the path, which are surrounded by two key elements to this challenge: berries, of course, and Pineco. You will have twenty minutes to get out of the forest â€“ accounting for travelling down the path, thatâ€™s two minutes for each clearing â€“ and you have to try and bring as many berries with you as possible. We have allocated a certain points system for each berry you may find â€“ the most common berries, such as the Cheri Berry, the Chesto Berry and the Oran Berry will earn you 1 point each. The slightly less common berries, such as the Razz Berry, the Qualot Berry and the Belue Berry will earn you 5 points each. And should you find an extremely rare berry in there, such as Salac Berry, the Enigma Berry or the Rowap Berry, will earn you a huge 10 points each. If you can manage a points total of 200 of more, you will pass this challenge and will earn a massive 25,000 for the prize fund. When you enter each clearing you will see a sack hanging from one of the trees. It is up to you to find some berries, throw them into the sack and remove the sack from the trees using the pulley system it is attached to before your two minutes for each clearing are up. If you take too long, the Pineco in the tree next to the sack will use Selfdestruct, inevitably blowing up your sack and the berries within it, so make sure you keep a sensible track of time. Also remember you will need to carry the sacks with you â€“ there can be no going back â€“ so make sure you can actually move that weight around. If youâ€™re all ready, weâ€™ll now take you to the first clearing to begin your challenge. Good luck, and hereâ€™s some advice to remember: less haste, more speed.
Kricketune: Shouldnâ€™t we be getting a move on now?
Mothim: By my count weâ€™ve still got another 20 seconds or so.
Raticate: You idiot!
Mothim: I guess weâ€™ve failed it now. Great. Just great.
Mawile: How about you stop feeling so sorry for yourself and hurry up!
Clefairy: Yay, that was fun ^_^
Kricketune: Guys, weâ€™re so focussed on not running out of time weâ€™re losing so many points in taking the sack down early. We could probably leave it up for another 10 or so seconds each time! We need more confidence with this!
Smeargle: Oh shut up, thatâ€™s exactly the sort of attitude thatâ€™ll get more berry juice in our eyes.
Farfetchâ€™d: Time must nearly be up! Iâ€™m going to start winding it down!
Slowking: Ohâ€¦ hangâ€¦ onâ€¦ I can seeâ€¦ aâ€¦ Micleâ€¦ Berryâ€¦
Kricketune: Yes! Thatâ€™s exactly the sort of thing we need! Hurry Slowking!
Smeargle: Did you just tell Slowking to hurry? Thatâ€™s like asking a Charmander how good a swimmer it is.
Clefairy: Ooh, isnâ€™t this exciting ^_^
Raticate: Give it here Slowking, we need to hurry! â€¦ Iâ€™ve got it! In it goes! Quickly, wind it back dow-
Mawile: HOW CAN YOU BE SO SLOW?
Raticate: Me? I ran with it, Slowking took ages to find the berry. And I didnâ€™t choose to wait.
Mawile: Both of youâ€¦ justâ€¦ argh!
Presenter: Well contestants, weâ€™ve analysed the berries you retrieved from Berry Forest, and I have to tell you that you earned a total ofâ€¦ 143 points. Some way short of your target of 200 Iâ€™m afraid. That means the prize fund remains at 70,000. That money isnâ€™t going anywhere fast. One of you lotâ€¦ is. Itâ€™s time for the third elimination.
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