After bagging the first room reveal, Dan and Dani are out to win The Block.
Over the years we've seen our fair share of super-competitive contestants on The Block – Josh and Jenna, Gav and Waz, and Erin and Jake, to name a few. But could this year’s Dan and Dani be the most take-no-prisoners team we’ve seen to date?
While many of the other contestants took time out in the first few days to get to know their neighbours, it was straight down to business for the competitive duo, who admitted from day one that they had their eye on the prize. "[Making friends] isn’t our main priority," Dan admits. "It's to win the show." And if that means their neighbours and some viewers don’t warm to them, well, so be it. "We are who we are – if people don’t like us, oh well," Dan says.
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"We're not going to hate you for it, but we’re not going to go out of our way to please you." After the first few days, their fellow neighbours had an inkling the couple at Number Four were totally focused on winning. "Dani is probably the most competitive. She is very secretive – but nice about it," says Dale. "The others don’t care about telling you what’s going on, but they like to keep things quiet."
"We are competitive, yep, I definitely agree with that," Dan says. "But are we the most competitive? I don’t know. We have been slammed for it, but I’m pretty sure there are two or three others who are every bit as eager to win as we are."
Read more about Dan and Dani's competitive nature in this week’s Woman’s Day on sale Monday April 30, 2012.