I just realized something about three-peat players. As for previous three-peat one of two things occurred: If they beat their original placement in their second season, they don't in their third season. If they don't beat their original placement, they do in their third season.
Stephanie beats her placement from Palau in Guatemala, but doesn't get higher than 2nd in NVV.
Colby doesn't beat his original placement from Australia in ASS, but beats his ASS placement in VHH.
Rupert beats his placement from PI in ASS, but doesn't beat his ASS placement in HVV.
Jerri doesn't beat her placement from Australia in ASS, but beats her 10th place position in HVV.
Boston Rob beats his original placement of Marquesas in ASS, but doesn't beat 2nd place in HVV.
Cirie beats her original placement from Panama in Micronesia, but doesn't in HVV.
Parvati beats her original placement from Cook Islands in Micronesia, but doesn't in HVV.
Amanda beats her original placement from China in Micronesia, but doesn't in HVV.
Ozzy doesn't beat his original placement from Cook Islands in Micronesia, but does in South Pacific.
Coach doesn't beat his original placement from Tocantins in HVV, but does in South Pacific.
Jonathan doesn't beat his original placement from Cook Islands in Micronesia, but does in Philippines.
Blood vs. Water:
Tina doesn't beat her placement from Australia in ASS, but does in BVW.
Tyson doesn't beat his placement from Tocantins in HVV, but does in BVW.
Two people tied their original placement, and managed to place a new placement by adding the first two placements.
Candice got eighth place twice & 8 + 8 = 16, her placement in BVW.
James got seventh place twice & 7 + 7 = 14, his placement in HVV.
Russell Hantz is the only three-peat player who does not follow this pattern, in which we can easily say that he is different sue to being one of two players who played back-to-back with their previous game play unbeknownst to the other players and Russell's molds himself as someone to play to lose.
Jeff Varner should be able to make it to final sixteen and at least outlast four people.
Ciera & JT would make it to final nine.
Malcolm will make it to the final eight or follow Russell's exact fate.
Andrea will make it to the final six.
Sandra finishes in second place.
This means five of the nine three-peaters would be in the final nine and there is room for at least four of them to be in the final eight with at least two of them going to the final six.
Malcolm could also follow Russell's fate and not beat his placement after playing back-to-back, as he, Tony, and even two people here, along with the two three-peat winners, Sandra & JT are easy, early targets along with Tai & Jeff Varner.