Top Ten Worst Survivor Players

The Top Ten

1 Francesca Hogi - 1st person voted out, Survivor Redmption Island - 1st person voted out, Survivor Caramoan Francesca Hogi - 1st person voted out, Survivor Redmption Island - 1st person voted out, Survivor Caramoan

I hope the rock didn't affect her digestive system.

How? I mean come on. On the first season you said Redemption Island was useless to you because you didn't "put yourself in the position of being voted out. You piss off a swing vote in your alliance which sends you home. You blow a 2-0 lead in a challenge to 3 and then unlocking and stepping through a door. You form an alliance of 4 against an alliance of 6 and get voted out first. TWICE.

How is this even a contest... Played twice and made the exact same mistake to get booted out first both times. No one else in Survivor history will ever do worse in the game.

She’s the first one to be eliminated twice. It’s because Philip threw her under the bus.

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2 Colton Cumbie - 13th Place - Survivor: One World Colton Cumbie - 13th Place - Survivor: One World

The reason I vote Colton is because he simply has no respect for the game. Say what you want about Francesca or Erik making blatantly stupid moves, Colton QUIT. TWICE.

He begged to come back only to leave on equally shameful terms. I don't know what's worse, faking an illness and lying to quit Survivor (and taking the Hidden Immunity Idol with you as a souvenir) or being honest about how terrible you are and then quitting Survivor AGAIN.

Both are equally pathetic and he doesn't deserve a place in the venerated history of this show.

God, just thinking about this person makes me wanna punch him in the face. The fact of how racist he was to Bill just of how obnoxious he was and the job he had as a struggling stand up comedian. He said in his interview video before he played that he was a "people person. "

Okay Colton, tell that to Bill...

He lead his tribe to giving up tribal immunity and let personal vendettas run his game.

Worst character they have ever had on the show. No charisma just nasty...

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3 Naonka Mixon - 9th Place - Survivor: Nicaragua Naonka Mixon - 9th Place - Survivor: Nicaragua

Nasty, repugnant little beast who was as ignorant as she was foul. I cannot fathom anyone wanting to be around her in life, much less how those poor people endured her ghetto beligerance for as long as they did. She was completely delusional and disgusting- I would rather lick Russell Hantz' armpit rash than know she is somewhere on the planet voting and procreating.

She showed the worst personality and no social game whatsoever. Then, to top it all, she QUIT and still thought she could've won.

While I don't rate Naonka well at all, we all need to remember one thing. Because she quit and Probst hates quitters she got an awful edit that made her and how nasty acting she was look far worse than she really was. - quackerpacker

She's a phys ed teacher? She seems more like a phys ed student who refuses to listen to anyone!

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4 J'Tia Taylor - 15th Place - Survivor: Cagayan

To discover this woman to apparently be a nuclear engineer was absolutely terrifying. She showed herself to be ignorant and utterly repugnant- I wouldn't trust her with box of crayons, much less anything associate with the word "nuclear". She was among other things, useless, lazy, cruel, malignant, vindictive, stupid, and completely pathetic. Yes, she dumped the rice like a small child who has to ruin things for others when she doesn't get her way. Yes, she should have been the first to go. Yes, she was if course lazy and good for nothing. In all of this however, the worst was that she wasn't even a decent human being. She wasn't strategic, intelligent, capable or worth anything, and in the process made sure to handle it like a spoiled toddler sired by voldemort. Wouldn't be sad to find out she decided to retire from civilization and live out her next 30 years in the jungle before being eaten in her sleep by jaguars.

I just want to say that personally I don't know why everyone's hating on j'tia I don't think she was that bad. No I'm kidding of course, j'tia I'm sorry if you're reading this but most of the brains immunity challenges were lost primarily because of her. Swim+cage+pizzle challenge? She couldn't swim and then lost the puzzle a. With a lead and b. With a massive lead to a dink like LJ! Then the buoy grab/basketball challenge she swam backstroke like a Sunday afternoon and then swatted the ball to Spencer rather than throwing it properly. This is without including her utter laziness around camp and oh yeah HER DUMPING OUT THE FOOD SUPPLY. like how big of a jerk does someone have to be to do that. That's my bit, piece

Failed building the shelter episode 1, Laziest Person in her tribe, Lost literally every challenge for her team, from puzzles to laying a flag down on a rectangle platform, Could not function at all in the water, THREW OUT HER ENTIRE TRIBES RICE SUPPLY. NO redeeming qualities worst survivor of all time

One of the worst donkey of Survivor

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5 Erik Reichenbach- 5th place- Survivor: Micronesia Erik Reichenbach- 5th place- Survivor: Micronesia

You never give immunity away...
Like Erik Reichenbach always says "Keep your fate in your own hands. "

He started out making all the wrong deals and trusting all the wrong people. He's been a possibilty to be sent home every time he was at tribal council at one point, and towards the end he made a final two with every single girl in the top five. When he won immunity at five, it seemed a like a terrible, undeserving player would outlast a strategic, deserving player, and that thought was repulsive to think. Then, Cirie decidedto try to get him to give up his immunity in exchange for Cirie and Natalie to agree to take him to the final three. He fell for that plan, and he gave up immunity, and was voted out unanimously.

Most definitely the most idiotic player ever.

Obviously, Micronesia comes to mind. But you expect that he would learn something when he got another chance after 5 years.

But on Survivor Caramoan- season 26, He didn't had a single thought of his own. His brain was like dough that everyone can curve to their own interest with only few empty words. I guess you can't learn when it is empty insides.

It's a shame that brainless idiots like that given a chance on Survivor.

The moment he crossed his fingers hoping his idiot plan was going to work, is maybe the most infuriating moment of television I've ever watched.

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6 Chet Welch - 14th Place - Survivor: Micronesia

Just watching this season again and I am pissed off. This guy gets a small blister on his foot and calls it quits while Jonathan penner was in tears that he had to leave due to a deadly infection on his knee. Not only that but he was given the chance to make the biggest move in survivor history which was to blindside ozzy. But nooo there was too much going on for Chet and he couldn't hold on for just two more days. So I'll put it to you bluntly. Chet was the weakest, least motivated, and least strategical of all survivor players and the only reason he held on for longer then the first vote was because everyone wanted to use him as a pawn. PATHETIC!

All 3 parts he fail. Strategically: it was true that he didn't want to be there so he sat around camp all day only talking to Kathy and Tracy Competitively: He failed at every challenge he competed gave absolutely no heart. And Socially: People commented on his weakness add all that and you got the worst player ever

Only one way to describe him... Super lame! Lame in challenges, lame around camp, LAME. Such a good season but he was just so lame. There is no way he could ever win because survivor is a game for people that have a spine

Season: 16 Jonathan almost loses his leg and doe not want to leave. Chet is so wimpy he gets dragged by Joel in immunity challenge. AND he gets a little scrape and wants to go home. It also doesn�'t help the fact that he is A Pageant coach AND! He is gay. He literally says he is gay

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7 Natalie Tenerelli - 3rd Place - Redemption Island Natalie Tenerelli - 3rd Place - Redemption Island

Biggest goat of all time. Just plain sucks. couldn't even get a single jury vote off Phillip and Rob, two of the most hated people ever on Survivor. People like Grant and Ashley who are mediocre players and not even that likeable would have almost swept the votes over Rob and Phillip just due to how disliked they were, and Natalie couldn't even get 1. Terrible in all of the social, physical, and strategic areas.

Worst goat ever, couldn't even beat Phillip in a jury vote. Did nothing in the game except sleep.

Was dragged to the end as a huge worthless goat. Flat out sucks at the game.

Rob took her to the end only since she would be super easy to beat. Phillip gets a lot of flak but Natalie is Phillip with a vagina and white skin, except she isn't at least entertaining like Phillip is.

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8 Shamar Thomas - 17th place - Survivor: Caramoan

I think Reynold put it best: " I don't think not quitting a game that thousands want to play is all that heroic... " part of what makes Shamar the true jerk that he is, was his hateful nature, no less in the vicinity of possibly the most likeable cast ever to air on survivor. Shamar is a bully, nothing more.

This worthless, lazy, useless fat turd was a dishonor to the game. In my view he is the human equivalent of an old scrotum. Just hanging around, getting in everyone's way, accomplishing nothing until it gets cancer and destroys the whole body. This just happens to be a particularly filthy old set, inflicted with rash and pestilence. Hope that casting director was fired!

" I need you all to know that Shamar is all about respect! "
" I won't quit the game if you bring me my rice when it's time to eat. "


How is he not top 5. All he did was piss people off

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9 Sean Kenniff- 5th place- Survivor: Borneo

He never made any deals or any alliances with anyone. He just voted randomly at first. Then he decided to vote based on what letter the contestants' parents decided to start their kids' names with. He actually told everyone about his alphabetical strategy, which opened up the door for a three person alliance to vote for who they knew Sean would vote for, because of the order, and that sent the person home. Shortly after, Sean was out.

The dumb look on his face and the fact that he has a nipple ring are just the begining of his stupidity. He was used like a pawn. Voting for no reason for anything no matter what it is shows lack of character and lack of backbone.

I don't understand doctors are supposed to be excellent at the game but he was having his alphabet strategy which annoyed everyone just the original floater

2 words: Alphabet Strategy

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10 Phillip Sheppard - 2nd Place - Survivor: South Pacific Phillip Sheppard - 2nd Place - Survivor: South Pacific Phillip Sheppard is a United States Army veteran and the chief executive officer of a software company, who is best known for his appearances on the U.S.

If phillip's malignant, delusional ass walked off a cliff... I would carefully set up a chair, a small table of vectuals, take out my camera in advance and gleefully watch him fall to his death. I didn't know hate until I watched this completely deranged idiot ruin something I really enjoyed. If the scenario was real, and there was no votes and nonsense- his fellow cast aways would have collectively hit him over the head, gutted him and used his flesh as bait for capturing food. The second day. No one would have even been hungry yet, and they would have killed him simply to achieve silence and justice for mankind. He would never win at survivor or at anything else, because he needs to be in a padded room drooling on a coloring book somewhere. He's not a character or a villain- he's sad, pathetic, crazy and stupid, and made a joke out of the game.

He argued like a toddler at the final tribal when it was clear that he wouldn't win. This guy had an extraordinary talent for making himself look ridiculous.

So, Phillip's plan to win the money is by... Thanking Boston Rob by taking him to the end and ultimately rewarding Rob's gameplay. He did a lot better the second time around but you can never forget his antics in Redemption Island

Way too low on this list. Should be top ten easily. Sucks so much as both a person and player.

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The Newcomers

? Natalie Cole - 15th Place - Survivor: David vs. Goliath
? Angelina Keeley - 3rd Place - Survivor: David vs. Goliath

The Contenders

11 Ben Browning - 18th Place - Survivor: Samoa

Natalie White and Mick Trimming were not able to deal with Ben for 8 days. And when you know that these people were able to deal with Russell Hantz for 39 days, that's really an impressive fact.

When someone like Russell Hantz has to vote you out so early just because your social game is so weak that he finds you insufferable so quickly, that means a lot about how weak of a player you are.

This guy was so obnoxious. Constantly insulting everyone, and he wasn't even playing the game. I'm shocked that nobody wanted to take him to the end. Russell should have kept him and used him as a shield. In my opinion, Ben would have been more hated than Russell if he lasted longer.

Jeez, how arrogant and useless can a player get?
Not to mention being the only player to be ejected from a challenge.

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12 Lex Van Der Berghe- 9th place- Survivor: All-Stars

Voting out jerri and keeping amber was one of the stupidest moves in this game

He played a good game the first time, but then the second time, he voted out some of the strong people, and had an opportunity to vote out Amber, and completely change the game, by giving himself the upper hand, going to the merge 5 against 4, and one of the 5 being Lex's friend Tom, an easy person to flip. Instead he votes out an ally, keeps Rob's ally, and Rob betrays him at the very next tribal council.

And then he had the nerve to be bitter at the person who had outwitted him.

Beats erik. He thought so highly of himself I wanted him to get his ass kicked earlier. If you think erik was dumb looked how this guy screwed not only himself, but his team. He screwed a lot of allies in both seasons. Clarence, kelly, brandon, tom, colby, ethan, jerri, and the rest of his team. Great job. Deserves number 1 spot.

Lex being on this list is crazy. He is a gigantic ass but he is far from the worst player. And is very capable of winning the game. - roughstuff

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13 Matt Elrod - 7th place - Survivor: Redemption Island

When somebody stabs you in the back, you don't go right back to them and rejoin them. As if this isn't bad enough, he TOLD ROB HE WAS CONSIDERING VOTING HIM OUT! And he was actually surprised Rob voted him out again.

The most unaware naive uncertain survivor player ever. He would go on and on talking about his relationship with god but does not care one bit about relationships with people around him. That's why he got voted out the first time. Then completely insanely ratted out himself and his closest ally Andrea to boston Rob.
He gives every one a sense of uncertainty unsure about what he wants to do. Even Andrea feels lost and then she listens to the determined boston Rob to, again, vote this religious guy out.

Before Micronesia it was Lex (and the rest of his tribe) for keeping Amber in All-Stars. After Micronesia it was Erick, and his retarded immunity giveaway. After HvV it was JT (and the rest of his tribe) for giving the hidden idol to another tribe without any knowledge of what it was going on there. BUT, those are isolated stupid moves, stupid enough to make someone "the worst ever", but isolated nonetheless. Than comes this guy, and gets his ass voted out not once, but twice for trusting the same people who blindsided him the first time. It's stupidity at its finest. In a season where almost all new players were nothing but a bunch of sheep, or simply had no idea how to play the game, this guy is the king of dumb players.

Dumb ass, running back to Boston Rob and telling him you were giong to vote him out, LOL! Almost that whole cast were so stupid though, especialy Rob's tribe. - tuckerplace

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14 Abi-Maria Gomes - 5th Place - Survivor: Philippines

The only person on the planet that if she was in a final 2 with Russell, she would have lost

She was so dumb that at first I thought this must be scripted no one can be this stupid every possible mistake that she could make you could count on her to make it and just when I thought it was all an act they did the game with the flipping it over the drums she didn't even understand a game what are the only mistake that you could actually make is turning over your own color I would love to play here in a game of Othello.

I don't think she's the worst player but I think she's just very unaware of how her actions affect others. She lets her paranoia get the better of her and she literally pisses a lot of people on her tribe. I say her fatal flaw her first time was her extreme paranoia that annoyed many people and the same mistake the second time but she flipped on an alliance on and Kor that would have at least helped her get further in the game. As much as Peih Gee and Woo didn't like her, they needed her for numbers and she could have rode on that and got a solid final 3 when the merge came.

Jonathan should’ve lasted longer then her

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15 Brandon Hantz - 6th Place - Survivor: South Pacific Brandon Hantz - 6th Place - Survivor: South Pacific

Everything about this man is wrong. He has set out to "Correct" his family name, but in all reality, he was even worse than Russel. What this kid needs to learn is that this is NOTHING MORE THAN A GAME. Do you hear that jury members? Do you have to brute and brute about how you were wronged by someone who wasn't too brain dead to make a strategic move? Back on topic, the only possible thing people give him kudos for over Russel is not being mean, which, to way too many jury members meant not playing the game. But, he was worse in that aspect too. He singled out and excluded Mikayla for no discernible reason. He was made uncomfortable by "something about her". He's basically saying that, from no fighting, from no strategic or physical game, she should be voted off. Cochran? He was UNBEARABLY hypocritical about how Cochran was treated. 8th tribal council, Keith is voted out. Jim, being the disgusting person that he is, calls Cochran a coward for making a bold move. ...more

Some people are naive, some dillusional, some can't control emotions, some need to be told what to do, some have no social skills, and some are just flat out garbage, scum of the earth, trash. Brandon Hantz is all of the above.
By far the worst player, and sorest loser to ever play the game. He would have been of more use swallowed by his mother. Maybe help her digestive system, or at least a little protein for the woman.
This guy shows us that a bipolar pathetic psychopath can sneak his way onto the show, not once but twice. I would have loved to see him and old man Phillup go a few rounds, hat them both... To even put Brandon in the same category as some of the favorites to play the game is a disgrace to the players and every person that ever watched the show.

As much as he is a dumb ass and a bit crazy I don't think he can be the worst when he was very close to winning South Pacific. If he doesn't give up immunity to Albert he has a good shot at making the end. And if he makes the end he wins over everyone but Ozzy. And Ozzy would be hard pressed to make the end as he has to win every single immunity of course. - morrislawes

It was him who dumped out all the rice that one time, right?
And wasn’t he voted out IN a challenge?
And his Li’l Hantz tattoo (I think that it exists; I havn’t seen this season in a while) is absolutely obnoxious.
Worst player ever.

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16 Shannon Elkins - 19th place - Survivor: Nicaragua

Shannon might go down as Survivor's first (and hopefully only) homophobic player. - CloudInvasion

Geez, he was insane.

One of the biggest homophobic douchebags to ever play Survivor

How does asking sexuality make you homophobic. Calm down sjws

17 Lisi Linares - 11th Place - Survivor: Fiji

Lisi is just...disgusting. - CloudInvasion

18 Jenna Lewis - 8th place - Borneo

Strategically, I would align myself with Jenna just so I could receive the million because almost every all star on that season would beat Jenna

I seriously wonder if she can go a minute without her mouth opening

Did Jenna think that treating her tribemates like crap would help her out in the game? She barely survived every tribal in Outback (only because of her allies) and only needed to attend two in season 8. Flirting was another idiotic downfall of hers.

She shouldn't be nearly this high. She is annoying but was 1 immunity win from easily winning All Stars.

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19 Dreamz Herd - Runner Up - Survivor: Fiji

I was pulling for dreamz in the beginning. I was all, "wouldn't it bee cool if this pathetic kid won". Then he turned out to be a greedy, incredibly stupid, loathsome ghetto nugget by thinking for an instant that he had a chance in hell after he deceived one of the games most beloved players. You pity him, then immediately see him for the opportunistic, greedy little turd he is. He should have given the truck back at the very least. He didn't even get to keep it anyways- so incredibly pathetic. Zero strategy, and then tried to act in TC as if he never intended to give up immunity and it was all his plan- absolute tosh. It was like watching a kid who stole something from a retail store swear to the cops he didn't- even after they show him a security tape of him doing it. Those big doe eyes and adamant denial. Ignorant jackass.

Did this idiot think he was going to win the jury vote I mean he betrayed every jury member and its not like breaking his promise to tau man was going to win him a million more like lose all his jury votes

Yau-Man gave Dreamz possibly the most generous offer in the HISTORY of Survivor: A TRUCK just for a CHANCE at being in the final three. He also asked him, if he didn't honor the agreement to just not vote for him. And what does Dreamz do? Wins immunity and keeps it, and then votes out Yau-Man. He is a horrible, greedy person. He kept Yau-Man from a Truck and a million dollars just so he could get third place instead of fourth. Pathetic and selfish. - TheInsomniac

I didn't really have much of an opinion on Dreamz until he didn't give the immunity to Yau-Man. I was so mad, Yau-Man literally gave him a car, A CAR! and all Yau-Man asked for in return was an immunity necklace and this idiot couldn't give that even though he should have known that a decision like that wouldn't win over the jury.

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20 Jeff Varner - 10th Place - Survivor: The Australian Outback

Jeff Varner is the only player to play the game 3 times and to never make the merge. I don't know why the fans brought him back and CBS brought him back. He step out of a challenge in the Outback for peanut butter, and then getting voted out that same tribal. He was talking to the opposing tribe during a challenge his second time around and made the tribe think he was a rat. And his third time... well you know how it went

You know how they say you're only the queen until the king arrives? Move over Francesca, Jeff Varner is here.

He kind of looks and sounds like Frank Underwood from House of Cards. I think that's his only appeal. People assume he's a lot more intelligent and socially aware than he is because of that resemblance. We've had vicious survivor players and we've had idiot survivor players but Jeff Varner is the quintessential vicious idiot. Lost control of his tribe to Tasha for him spilling the beans in a challenge during his second bout and then he spent all his time online bashing her for being "40 and childless" and now in his third bout he seemed to think transphobia could have saved him from being voted out and thought of as a bad but likable survivor player but now he won't have to worry about that last part.

€How come you haven’t told anyone...”

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21 Tina Wesson - 1st place - Survivor: The Australia Outback

Most overrated winner? stfu, nobody even talks about tina. Boston Rob and Parvati are the most overrated

She shouldn't be on this list at all!

What Tina is good at the game

Umm... she won - JJS32503

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22 Kelly Shinn - 8th Place - Nicaragua Kelly Shinn - 8th Place - Nicaragua

She is pathetic, and she had the nerve to call Chase a goat when she was the biggest goat in the game by a huge margin. - morrislawes

Purple Kelly was lazy she didn't even win won challenge and she quit that is not a true survivor player at all in my opinion

Useless, lazy, and quit despite sucking and having no chance to win. Why was she even on the show. - morrislawes

What a waste of space. I really have nothing else to say about her. - CloudInvasion

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23 Christina Cha - 4th Place - Survivor: One World

Being bad at survivor does not make you dumb

I don't know how she's not more up there in this list. She literally didn't even play the damn game.

Arguably the hottest Asian to ever play Survivor. Undoubtedly the dumbest Asian to ever play Survivor

No strategic moves, horrible in challenges, and gave up when she realized she was going to be voted out. - NicholasYellow

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24 Trish Dunn - 13th place - Survivor: Pearl Islands

I actually liked her as a castaway until she went paranoid after Rupert got "kidnapped" by the Morgan tribe and then the next time they went she then tried to vote him off. She just overreacted a little too much and so if you read this Trisha you still did good and you may or may not get that call to come back but if you do get that call, say yes 100%, because everybody likes a returning castaway who comes back to finish what they started and prove themselves, like Rob, Parvati, Cirie, Lillian, Rupert, etc.

Trish has dunn herself in.

She promised to go to the final two with everyone, and then tried to get Rupert's strongest ally to blindside him.

Trish made a ridiculous move by trying to get everyone to blindside Rupert. So glad he and Shawn managed to put Trish in her place. - CloudInvasion

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25 Dave Cruser- 13th place- Survivor: China

He goes right along the same lines as Hunter. He bossed everyone around, had an ally go home instead of who he wanted, and still tried to call the shots rather than try to save himself.

Everything Ashley said about him is true

He was a bad player but not a bad person. He was the only one to stand up to Ashley and Sherea's selfish, snobby, pretentious attitudes and that's admirable.

Why did he think people would listen to him and want to have him around nobody likes an anoying leader

26 Taylor Stocker - 12th Place - Survivor: Millennials vs. Gen X

He's simply a dumb blonde.

He admitted to stealing food and tried laying it all on Adam to save his butt. Does this kid even know how to think straight?
Oh, let's not forget having a relationship with a player on the show while you have a lover back at home. - CloudInvasion

27 Drew Christy - 15th place - Survivor: San Juan Del Sur

He insisted that the women were aligned and that they needed to vote out a girl even though there were more men than women on the tribe.

He insisted that Kelley be voted out when no one else wanted Kelley out (the other guys he talked to wanted to vote for Julie).

He threw a challenge only to get voted out at that very tribal council.

Enough said.

At least Russell could get into a good alliance. Drew could never get anyone on board with his plans.

Jed Hildebrand 2.0! Lazy, no social game, disrespectful to women and threw a challenge ONLY TO GET VOTED OFF! As Red Forman would say "I wanna put my foot up your ass"

By far the stupidest player of all time.

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28 Roger Sexton- 10th place- Survivor: Amazon

If he really thought, with his brilliant plan, he would make it far, he was an idiot. His great idea was, vote for all the women first. If anyone beats Clay for the bigot award, it's Roger. It's such a good thing that Rob, Heidi, Jenna, and Deanna were there to put him in his place. He made way too many mistakes, and the only reason he even made it to the merge was because Rob let him, because he wasn't a strategic threat. He easily deserves a top three spot.

He was so weak and that is the only reason he made it to the merge because he was an easy vote. If he made it to the finale, he would get like 0 jury votes to be honest. I could of voted any other bad player but I voted him because of how weak, dumb and honestly kinda sexist he is.

As much as I want to vote for Lex, I need Chris and the other fat five to go down in standings. First, if it weren't for the choice of getting rid of the strong guys, they would've been out. Jenna Lewis is the meanest player, always bossing people and once screwed her alliance because she was pouting that she lost a reward that another pagong won. What a baby.

Bigot and Homophobic, sucks as human being, one of the moments that I most enjoy at Survivor history was the moment when he was voted out, if Amazonas season has something bad is this stupid guy...

29 Russell Hantz - 2nd place - Survivor: Samoa Russell Hantz - 2nd place - Survivor: Samoa Russell Hantz is an oil company owner and former contestant of the reality show Survivor. He played 3 seasons, and never finished higher than 2nd.

People may argue that Russell has a good strategic game, but in my view, if you get to the end and have absolutely no chance at winning, you aren't a good player by any means. His social game was downright terrible. Russell made himself way to unlikeable to possibly win. And don't even get me started on his FTC performance. The jury that decides your fate doesn't want to hear about how you are the best, and all the others suck. They want you to explain why exactly you played the game the best, and at the same time, be a bit humble about it. Don't rub it in their faces that they lost. His strategic game wasn't the best either. If there had been no hidden immunity idols, Russell would've left in 11th. He depended on HIIs to save him. In my view, if you need a special tool to save you, you aren't a very good player. A good player wouldn't need idols to save them, idols are just a special tool for them to use to their advantage. Plus, Russell makes some horrible strategic moves on his ...more

His social game was terrible, right. But he definitely was great in breaking bigger alliances and his strategic game was at least good. Definitely not worse player than some other at this list. - Hwol

Being the "worst" play must mean that you fail to 'Outwit, Outlast, and Outplay. ' All of this is true in one simple perspective: he's a pawn. The only reason he made it to the end twice and eventually lost (Outlasted) is that other folks were able to read into his position (having idols, being awful at jury management) and using him as a pawn to win. Furthermore, he's ignorant to seeing the reality of people using him (Outplayed) to win in the final three, despite the fact that jury members and other contestants tell him directly. Finally, players who he describes as weaker have consistently represented themselves in the final council, where he lost (Outwitted).

I'm not gonna say that Russel played anything resembling a decent social game, all he did was shamelessly bully and manipulate people, which very few juries would reward with a win. The thing about Survivor is that it requires playing socially, strategically, and physically. Russel played at least a decent strategic game that did get him to FTC twice, and his physical game was solid, him winning a couple important immunity challenges. Russel probably would never win with his social game, but he is not the worst. The worst players wouldn't even have strength in strategy or the physical game like Russel had, the wouldn't have any strengths at all. Is Russel a good player, that's debatable, but he definitely isn't the worst player.

Yes, he played a strong strategic game. But that's only one part of "Outwit, Outplay, Outlast". His physical game isn't something to brag about and his social game is just awful and pathetic. That and his ability not to adapt to future seasons once his game play is well known makes him the worst player in my book.

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30 Clay Jordan- 2nd place- Survivor: Thailand

He just degraded everyone the whole time, did nothing around camp, made no moves, and was probably the most bigoted scumbag the show's ever seen.

A lot of horrible things to call this man. Hillbilly. Redneck. Bigot. And most importantly a horrible player

No strategy, just an idiot who got (hardly) lucky

The result of incest

31 Randy Bailey - 8th place - Survivor: Gabon

Randy was a nasty little troll that was released into society simply to aggravate and annoy humans. Hopefully he is back under his bridge now and not in and amongst the land of the living.

Trusting on bob's fake hidden immunity idol makes him embarrassing when he's voted out... And on survivor heroes vs villains he should have shown his full strength
So the tribes will have use for him... That's why he's in 18th place in heroes vs villains

Even if he made finals, he would never win due to his lack of social skills. Guy is bitter, naive, and narcissistic.

That fake idol look good! It wasn't a stick! It would be stupid not to play it.

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32 Sophie Clarke - Winner - Survivor: South Pacific

She is a spoiled rotten brat, telling her father she wants homemade banana bread at the airport when she comes home. It was a serious demand! She's been so sheltered and protected all her life that it seems she's never had someone stand against her, I.E., crying when a tribemate calls her a brat. Then I couldn't believe my ears when she demanded Albert's help at the card stacking contest, telling him to stop building his stack and pick up her cards instead because she's going to beat him anyway. Her family may give in to those types of demands, but not Albert! And it was funny when Probst called her out by saying helping others is not allowed. I didn't want her to win so badly!

Worst winner over, only won cause Coach messed up by making an alliance he couldn't keep with Ozzy and messing up his "good Christian" image and Albert was cocky and too scared to make strategic moves.

I liked Coach that season so I was pissed when she won

she won - JJS32503

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33 Troyzan Robertson - 7th Place - Survivor One World

I mean, come on, don't be surprised if nobody wants to join your alliance after you've just cursed and yelled at them. And no, Troyzan, this was never "Your Island" it was always Kim's island. Contrary to what you said at the reunion show, you are not the second coming of Richard Hatch. The second coming of Sonja Christopher maybe.

He thinks he's this brilliant player, but he isn't. If he really was as great as he thinks he is, then he would have actually overthrown Kim. Instead, she played him like a fiddle, and when the fiddle got loud and annoying, she threw it in the trash.

In One World, he was delusional. In Game Changers, he was much more humble, but unfortunately was a follower for 39 days.

"I can beat anyone here" Sarah: 7 votes, Brad: 3 votes...Troyzan: no votes. lol he was such a floater I kept forgetting he was on the show!

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34 Erinn Lobdell - 3rd place - Tocantins

Erinn was so clueless. She flipped on her pre-merge tribal alliance. She won no challenges. She was annoying. AND she proceeded to talk about how she can win the game. Like, no! You were this season's worst. Worse that even Coach! You were the pawn, the goat, the bad player everyone wanted at the end. DUHHH!

She's a good player - JJS32503

35 Zane Knight - 18th Place - Survivor: Philippines

The guy quit smoking the day he started survivor. Made alliances with everyone, and told multiple people to that fact. Then threw himself under the bus after a challenge as part of some "wise" strategy. What the hell was this kid thinking?

The first member of the donkey team to get eliminated. Thanks to Russell.

One of the most useless strategies I've ever seen. Making an alliance with everybody won't get you far at all. Just ask Zane Knight. - Turkeyasylum

36 Brad Culpepper - 15th Place - Survivor: Blood vs Water

I was beginning to like Brad. He had great leadership skills and strength. But in the finale, he went back to his Blood vs. Water self and turned into an abusive leader, and tried to force Tai to vote his way, causing Tai to break down. Not shocked with his loss.

He thinks he is so smart. He can't even do math with his fingers. Good thing he is rich. Caleb put the "brains" in it's place.

He is being sued for insurance fraud. He filed against NFL at 80% disability for less the 200K (a lot for most of us, but not a man that lives in a multimillion $ home) & then competed on survivor! I love it!

37 Mick Trimming - 2nd place - Survivor: Samoa

He was defiantly not a good leader, but lets think about it, he was the most deserving because he didn't ride coattails like Natalie and wasn't a jerk like Russell

If this guy was one of the most like able people that season, how on earth did he not get a single vote during final tribal?

Just trusting on russell just to stay... And I think russell's controling him on the game but he's the leader

Um, he's third place, not second. He didn't get any jury votes and Russell and Natalie did.

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38 Sabrina Thompson - 2nd Place - Survivor: One World

Her strategy was to throw all the challenges (she said this at the final tribal) do no work around camp, and make no moves whatsoever.

She invented a very unique strategy: Give up in all the challenges, make no strategic moves, and do no work at camp.

I'm surprised she got 2 jury votes because of her I suck at challenges, no strategy, coattail riding strategy

39 Peter Harkey - 16th Place - Survivor: Marquesas

Kind of a funny first boot. Also he looks like he could be Josh Groban's father.

40 Rupert Boneham - 4th Place - Survivor: All-Stars Rupert Boneham - 4th Place - Survivor: All-Stars Rupert Boneham is an American mentor for troubled teens, who became known to reality television audiences in 2003 as a contestant on Survivor: Pearl Islands where he placed 8th.

Rupert never showed any aptitude for strategy and he is bad at challenges. He barely made it to the jury the first time, and he threw a temper tantrum when he received two votes. The second time he was just Rob's puppet. The third time, he stupidly voted off the strong people (Tom, Stephanie)when the heroes were on a losing streak. At the merge, Sandra offered to join him, but he idiotically slammed the door in her face and refused her help. He never did anything strategic, and instead kept babbling on about what it meant to be a "true hero". The only reason he got as far as the final six is that the other heroes were bigger threats than him. Maybe he got voted out so nobody would get blinded by his stupid tie-dye shirt.

Absolutely horrible player. He just keeps rambling on about "never lying" and all that crap. The most infuriating thing about Rupert though, is he gets mad at people when they actually play the game, like Russell, Parvati, and Fairplay.

Who put this caveman on the show? He is not a strategist. He was carried to the jury the past 3 times he played. And the fourth time, he took his wife's place in and lost redemption island. I don't get why people like him. He is a pathetic tie die shirt obssesed caveman who has no clue what the game is. He undeservingly won the million dollar fan favorite awards just because of his character. Hopefully this guy realizes his the most overrated castaway ever.


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41 Corinne Kaplan - 12th place - Survivor: Caramoan

A very smart physical strategic player who could have made it to the end if she wasn't betrayed by her close ally Dawn. She almost changed the entire game and would have made it more interesting for the viewers. Dawn paid her homage at the reunion and apologized to her.

Too sincere and too talkative to be a good player.

She was a JERK to sugar the best and nicest survivor Gabon player

What a bi..h with a capital B. Judgmental, self-absorbed, cold, calculating, and conceited are just a few of the negatives that come to mind. She's the type of player that makes anyone look like a nice person.

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42 Rocky Reid - 12th Place - Survivor: Fiji

I love rocky

43 Ian Rosenberger- 3rd place- Survivor: Palau

He made a final three deal, and a final two deal with each of the two in the final three deal, and promised to take katie on any reward he's win, and promised Tom not to take him so they could make sure no plotting was going on around camp. When he won a reward, he took Tom. Then he made a promise to vote out Tom, before the immunity challenge. Obviously, if Tom won, the others would tell him about the deal, which they did. Ian won the tie breaker, but then basically quit in the top three, and was sent home. That whole tribe was full of bad players. Ulong had the only two players in the game, which made the second half of the season awful.

He thought the friendship was worth more the a million dollars, it's not /that/ stupid. He knew what he was doing.

Stupidest of them ALL. Erik unknowingly gave up his immunity in the final 5. Ian basically quit in the final 3!

He didn't get voted out he quit on DAY 38 THAT DAMN IDIOT JUMPED OUT OF AN 11 HOUR CHALLENGE TO FIX A FRIENDSHIP? Think about yourself especially on the 38 th day

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44 Osten Taylor - 11th place - Survivor: Pearl Islands

No offense to him but he kinda rubbed my elbow the wrong way. One he couldn't swim, two he freaked out about every little bug and animal (and if you guys think I'm wrong then I hope you don't forget the moment with the pelican), three the way he quit wasn't really quitting and so if they would've just voted then he probably most likely would have gone either way or. So once again if you read this Osten, I think every survivor has his or her perks and falls but whose to say you can't come back to survivor to finish what you've done? Who knows maybe you can do better!

Like everyone he put in 110% but he made many mishaps, in the third immunity challenge he couldn't keep himself up and I get it it was two hours, but really, he also couldn't swim, he was the first to quit too. If you read this I'm sry, and I hope you don't feel too bad about this!

Osten is the biggest wimp to ever play this game. This kid was scared of a god dang bird. - CloudInvasion

Although I never watch this season, he’s one of the worst players with the worst attitude. He found the environment to be intolerable. He is as bad as Joseph from Hell’s Kitchen. They’re both quitters because they regretted being part of the show. The Joseph I’m talking about is the guy who tried to beat up Gordon Ramsay. Osten would have the same attitude. Anyone with bad attitude about the show should never auditioned.

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45 Ben Driebergen - Winner - Survivor: Heroes vs. Healers vs. Hustlers

Let's face it, the producers didn't do a good job of making it a hard game for anyone. They contradicted their own motto by replanting idols and placing confusing advantages in the game and made it too easy for Ben to just give himself a free pass to the final 3. Ben was awful physically and socially, and while was okay strategically, relied too heavily on idols to save himself. He built up relationships, but tore them apart way too easily. Sure he was on the outs for most of the merge, but come on, he didn't even try to patch up relationships because his ginormous ego didn't let him. Seriously, how on earth did Ben win even though people clearly favored Chrissy, even calling her the queen? Terrible winner that should never return.

They say every Survivor winner has done everything they needed to in order to win. Outwit, outplay, outlast. Ben? He has to be the worst winner ever. It's clear Survivor producers just wanted to live their dream of getting a Russell Hantz style winner, so they repeatedly threw Ben everywhere they could to make you want to root for him. News flash: It failed. Russell Hantz is a pure Survivor villain, but even he knows what an alliance is. - CloudInvasion

Ben's strategy was to treat everyone like crap and then follow it up with "I'm a marine." If producers weren't stupid and didn't replant the idol three times then Ben would've easily lost. Scumbag.

Hate his guts

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46 J.T. Thomas - 10th Place - Survivor: Heroes vs. Villains

How was this idiot not on the villains tribe after what he did to Spencer. Also just because someone under preformed on a single challenge does not mean they will always do bad. How ever Stephen had a reason for doing what he dd and explained why he did what he did in an interesting way that proved how stupid JT is. Stephen said this Spencer definitely got a poor edit. He was a strategic force in Jalapao, and that's why JT and I voted him out. Right off the bat - day 2 or 3 - Joe, JT, Spencer and I got together and decided that, we were 4 solid guys, we should make a guys alliance. I was actually happy with that arrangement because we had the numbers in Jalapao (with the tribal assumption of an early Sandy boot), and I knew I wanted to get into a solid alliance quickly and stay under cover. Spencer though immediately went to Joe and Sydney and created a -separate- alliance. That's what actually prompted me to go and create an alliance with Taj. I had assumed Spencer or Joe had already ...more

What the hell sort of person gives a hidden immunity idol to a member of the opposite tribe? You should never make a power-shifting move based on an assumption, because the game has a way of making you look like an idiot. Plus, since he hadn't seen Russell's game, that should have made him more wary. He should have thought "He's the unknown factor, I don't know anything about him, therefore I can't trust him". And he couldn't have got to the end without Stephen Fishbach.

He won his first season by sheer luck in one of the dumbest seasons ever, then he gives his idol to a villain in season 2.

He won. - JJS32503

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47 Twila Tanner - 2nd Place - Survivor: Vanuatu

Chris outwitted her big time told her to be proud and honored that she voted all the jury out when Chris was forgiving

She's a fantastic character, but there was practically nobody in the jury she could have beaten.

48 Liz Kim - 12th place - Survivor: Samoa

She was so invisible for most of the time she was on. Then she got voted off

49 Dan Foley - 6th place - Survivor: Worlds Apart Dan Foley - 6th place - Survivor: Worlds Apart

This guy is a complete nut form what I saw. The entire time I did not see an ounce of good gameplay from him. Mike brought in Dan into the alliances, just made a monster out of Dan, a very chauvinistic one

Four words to sum him up with: Fat, Lazy, Stupid and Ass

Completely crazy.

Complete dud. Should be in Top 10...RUSSELL HANTZ IS RANKED HIGH THAN THIS DILDO

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50 Denise Martin - 4th place - Survivor: China

She refused to ever take part in anything strategic, she just rode Amanda and Todd's coattails to the end. She was given a chance to join P.G. to eliminate the leaders and take control of her position in the game, but for whatever reason she refused it.

I will never understand why she would take 4th place when she could have gone for 3rd. She just didn't want to make any strategic decisions even though it was completely obvious she was on the outs of her alliance.

Basically a block of driftwood till the end

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