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"Don't Lose Your Marbles" is the 13th episode of Battle for Dream Island. It was released on January 1, 2011, the day of BFDI's 1st anniversary on YouTube.



The below information contains spoilers for BFDI/BFDIA/IDFB/BFB. Please watch the episodes in question if you haven't seen them already. To see covered spoilers, highlight the covered text.

Before the intro

Since it was Battle for Dream Island's first birthday, a cutscene is shown, showing all of the contestants holding hands and circling around the cake.

After the cutscene, Leafy throws a ball, while Snowball slowly pokes his finger into Bubble, causing her to pop. Snowball is delighted at killing Bubble, but Pencil appears and tells Snowball to not kill anyone with his finger. Snowball then tells Pencil that no one tells him what to do. Blocky, who was standing on a pole while that happened, is knocked off the pole by a ball that Leafy threw. Blocky lands on Remote. Her batteries fall out, and she spills acid, which kills Pencil and Snowball. Blocky slips & lands on Firey, killing Blocky and melting Ice Cube. Firey then dies from the water. Scissors, American Flag, and Bottle watch the chain reaction, while Blocky, Ice Cube and Firey die. 7 characters died in the chain reaction.

Cake at Stake

Snowball, Bubble, Rocky, and Tennis Ball were in the bottom four last episode, and 80 viewers voted for one of the four contestants to be eliminated. Then, they go to the remodeled Cake at Stake place. The contestants don't seem to like it, but Announcer says they were supposed to like it, so they pretend to like it, and go on with Cake at Stake. Bubble received 4 votes, so she is safe, thus getting the fish cake. Rocky received 11 votes, so he is also safe. He gets the cake, but swallows the fish grossly. The Final 2 remain, which are both balls. The Announcer says that Snowball is eliminated with a record of 47 votes. SB slaps the Announcer, then Announcer goes on the slingshot, that Announcer flinging by the slingshot, but he hits SB back, flinging him to the TLC. Tennis Ball is safe with only 18 votes.

Before the contest

Pencil and Match are excited that the alliance all made it to the Final 11. Firey can't help it, but he slaps Tennis Ball. Tennis Ball asks Firey why he slapped him. Firey answered that he doesn't know, because he misses slapping Coiny, now that he's gone, anencephaly that he just needs to keep slapping. Then, Tennis Ball kicks Firey. Firey notes that there was no kicking intended.

Contestant Votes Percentage Total votes Vote Change
Bubble 4 5% 5 3 more than last time
Rocky 11 13.75% 26 4 less than last time
Tennis Ball 18 22.50% 43 4 less than last time
Snowball 47 58.75% 65 29 more than last time



Announcer puts the contestants' current scores in order. The bottom fourth is now known as the Danger Zone. The Danger Zone is 8th-11th. When Eraser asks Announcer what the contest is, Announcer says that Eraser is imp (impatient). Match makes fun of Eraser after Announcer says that. The 13th contest is to find some red balls hidden in random locations. It may be unfortunate for some, and the contestants get points depending on what order they bring them in (1st: +30, 2nd: +20, 3rd: +15, 4th: +12, 5th: +10, 6th: +8, 7th: +6, 8th: +4, 9th: +3, 10th: +2, 11th: +1).

When the contest begins, Firey continues slapping Tennis Ball, and TB walks away from him. Match and Pencil find two balls, but one of them doesn't seem so red, so Pencil gets 30 points, and Match gets a -10 point penalty because it's a Maroon Ball. Announcer tells Match to go back and find a ball that's actually red. Match kicks it away, and Leafy finds it, thinking it's red, so she wants Ice Cube to have the points for being such a great friend to her, but then Ice Cube gets the -10 point penalty, so she wants revenge from Leafy (again).

When Tennis Ball comes with a red ball, he said that Rocky threw up a red ball, so he turns it in. Announcer thinks it was gross, but he gives Tennis Ball 20 points anyway and says that he doesn't think it's possible to throw up something so large, but when he sees Rocky throw up a red ball, he stands corrected. He then gives Rocky 15 points.

Eraser asks Pen if he found anything, but all Pen has is a red apple. Firey slaps a tree, and a red ball comes down, so he receives 12 points. When Match turns in a red ball, she received 10 points, and is glad she is out of that Danger Zone.

When Bubble is about to turn her ball in, Blocky kicks her, and she pops, so Blocky receives the 8 points instead of Bubble. Pen still only has an apple. Eraser gets a -10 points penalty because his ball is a maroon ball. He complains about the penalty, saying that "Maroon and red are the same!" Soon Bubble complains about Blocky killing her to Match and Pencil. 

She says it will mean everything to her if she stays out of the Danger Zone. Soon, Leafy finds a red ball, earning her 6 points. Then Eraser complains about getting a -10 points penalty from Announcer, saying "Man, that dumb speaker box didn't like my ball! I have to get another one."

Battle for Dream Island - Episode 13 "Don't Lose Your Marbles"

Battle for Dream Island - Episode 13 "Don't Lose Your Marbles"

Pen tells Eraser that he still has an apple, but then he sees a ball hanging from the sky. It does not look suspicious to him. He thinks it's perfectly fine, and it is. So Blocky tells Pen to quickly turn it in. Soon, Bubble finds a ball at the North Pole, giving her 4 points, but it would've been 8 points if Blocky didn't kick her. Match is worried to see herself back in the Danger Zone, but Bubble is happy to see that she made it out of the Danger Zone.

Soon, Pen arrives with his red ball, earning him 3 points. And the contestants are still waiting for Ice Cube and Eraser to turn in their red balls. Ice Cube finds a red ball, earning her 2 points. When Eraser arrives with his ball, Announcer says it was a maroon ball, but actually, he can't tell because it's too dark, but Eraser proves to Announcer that it's red, so Eraser earns 1 point.

Recap: 1st:Pencil +30, Match -10, Ice Cube -10, 2nd: Tennis Ball +20, 3rd: Rocky +15, 4th; Firey +12 5th: Match +10, 6th: Blocky,+8 Eraser -10 7th: Leafy +6 8th: Bubble +4 9th: Pen +3 10th: Ice Cube +2 11th: Eraser +1


Results Previous Score Contest Results Final Score Final Position
Pen 71 9th (+3) 74 1st
Eraser 61 11th (+1) (-10) 52 4th↓
Blocky 50 6th (+8) 58 3rd
Ice cube 40 10th (+2) (-10) 32 9th↓
Leafy 37 7th (+6) 43 6th↓
Pencil 36 1st (+30) 66 2nd↑
Firey 34 4th (+12) 46 5th↑
Match 34 5th (+10) (-10) 34 8th
Bubble 31 8th (+4) 35 7th↑
Rocky 16 3rd (+15) 31 10th
Tennis Ball 5 2nd (+20) 25 11th

Italic name means the contestant is currently in Danger Zone.

Strikeout name means will be eliminated in the next episode.

Now that the contest is over, the voting will only be between the contestants in the Danger Zone, which meant Match, Ice Cube, Rocky, and Tennis Ball were up for elimination.


At the end, Rocky barfs many red balls off-screen.

Recommended Characters


  • This is the first time since Episode 9 where the voting was between an even numbered amount of people.
  • Just like last episode, Leafy kills other characters before the theme song starts.
  • Leafy, America Flag, Bottle, and Scissors were the only survivors of the chain reaction, but the latter 3 aren't official contestants, thus making Leafy the only contestant to survive the chain reaction.


  • Even though before the intro there is only Snowball, Pencil, Blocky, Firey and Ice Cube; Eraser's screaming voice can be heard, though it could be Blocky screaming.
  • When Match kicks her maroon ball in anger, Match is above Bubble in the scoreboard, even though Match's points were deducted and went below Bubble. The error is still visible when Ice Cube returned her maroon ball.
  •  When Blocky appears before the intro, there is nothing behind him, but when he falls backwards, Firey, Ice Cube, three recommended characters, and water appear.
  • At 0:22, it shows that Remote was recommended by punx192, but it's actually recommended by simondomino.
  • In 1:38, when Announcer threw a fish to Bubble, she didn't pop.
  • When Eraser said "That dumb Speaker Box didn't like my ball", his ball was red, not maroon.
  • At 2:58, Announcer glitches a little bit to the right.
  • Blocky is floating for 2 seconds.
  • During the contest, the scoreboard displays incorrect rankings and numbers multiple times, so much so that annotations are in the episode itself acknowledging the errors. For example, you could see that Rocky has 31 points and Ice Cube has 30. Rocky's score is supposed to be over Ice Cube's score but instead it's the other way around.
    • Also, at 4:24, Ice Cube was put into the Danger Zone, but subsequent displays of the scoreboard don't include Ice Cube in the Danger Zone.
  • At 5:07, when a red ball hits Firey, it didn't catch on fire.
  • At 6:52, Match isn't in the Danger Zone.


  • Bubble is popped by Snowball.
  • Remote dies when she loses her batteries.
  • Pencil and Snowball are killed by acid leaking from a couple of batteries.
  • Blocky burns to death.
  • Ice Cube melts when she is set on fire.
  • Firey falls in the sea.
  • Bubble pops when Blocky kicks her.


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