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The Amazing Race 4.29.12

Discussion in 'Now Playing - TV Show Talk' started by Bierboy, Apr 29, 2012.

  1. Apr 30, 2012 #61 of 124
    sushikitten

    sushikitten 143 down, ??? to go! TCF Club

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    You could technically say the same thing about dancing or balance challenges for girl teams. It's luck of the draw.
     
  2. Apr 30, 2012 #62 of 124
    martinp13

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    Wow, sexist much? Women can shave their heads just like men can, especially when it's for a million dollars.
     
  3. Apr 30, 2012 #63 of 124
    pdhenry

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    Unless, of course, they didn't, which is typical TAR preview behavior. For example,
    perhaps every team gets turned back.
    Often (just about always) what they telegraph occurs as depicted but in a different context than one assumes. So I'm waiting to see how what they show isn't really a spoiler after all. Because I'll bet it isn't.
     
  4. Apr 30, 2012 #64 of 124
    TomK

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    Rachel said she needed her hair to make herself look beautiful. In my opinion, she needs a lot more than hair to do that.
     
  5. Apr 30, 2012 #65 of 124
    DevdogAZ

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    Even if what you said in your spoiler does happen, that doesn't change the fact that the preview still gives away way too much. It alters the way you would be watching as the first team approaches the finish line, which ruins the show, IMO.
     
  6. Apr 30, 2012 #66 of 124
    Bierboy

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    Crap, this race has already been ruined with the KY boys eliminated...
     
  7. Apr 30, 2012 #67 of 124
    zuko3984

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    It's not for a million dollars, it's for a chance at a million dollars. I think that is a huge difference. If it was shave your head and you get the million i think she might have gone through with it. But as it was shaving her head would not have even guaranteed them winning the leg of the race.
     
  8. Apr 30, 2012 #68 of 124
    mattack

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    Haven't read the whole thread yet, but that was weird. Even Rachel's statements and the overlays at first seemed to agree that she thought they had done more than they had actually done..

    Clever/tricky/manipulative editing? I guess so.
     
  9. Apr 30, 2012 #69 of 124
    mattack

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    Like the circus bell-ringing thing that Tiffany Michelle & her partner got stuck on? (and at least Tiffany is BIG/strong.)
     
  10. May 1, 2012 #70 of 124
    jradosh

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    I give Vanessa props for taking a nasty tumble and then getting up and keeping on. She left a good patch of skin on the pavement. (maybe it was synthetic skin? ;) )

    Of course I also noticed she wasn't limping much at the pit stop, so she couldn't have twisted her ankle very much.

    Oh well... I guess I have to root for the Army couple now. :rolleyes:
     
  11. May 1, 2012 #71 of 124
    Bierboy

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    But, but, but...."I heard something pop!".....
     
  12. May 1, 2012 #72 of 124
    jradosh

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    She did land partly on her chest...
     
  13. May 1, 2012 #73 of 124
    loubob57

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    :D

    Actually the way she was holding her shoulder I thought she had broken her collar bone. That would have probably been race-ending.
     
  14. May 1, 2012 #74 of 124
    martinp13

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    I think that was her ego. ;)
     
  15. May 1, 2012 #75 of 124
    martinp13

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    True, but if you go for the Fast Forward and then pass it up, you have wasted a lot of time. In this case it didn't matter, but if it's a leg where the teams are bunched up and every task is first in first out, that can cost you the race. Zero chance at a million dollars.

    They were early enough in the leg that they would have been probly 95-100% sure that they'd come in first. Big trip, or in this case $20,000. And first out of the gate the next leg. To me that's worth shaving a head.
     
  16. May 1, 2012 #76 of 124
    Jebberwocky!

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    Spoken like a man :)
     
  17. May 1, 2012 #77 of 124
    Bierboy

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    I hereby crown this THE post of this thread....
     
  18. May 1, 2012 #78 of 124
    murgatroyd

    murgatroyd Don't stop believin'

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    From the preview last week, I thought she had dislocated her shoulder. That hurts like hell.
     
  19. May 1, 2012 #79 of 124
    JFriday

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    I wonder if knowing Mark and Bopper starting so far behind them factored into their decision. Perhaps they deteremined (rightly so) that they weren't going to get eliminated but the reward of winning the leg wasn't worth shaving their hair.
     
  20. May 1, 2012 #80 of 124
    DavidTigerFan

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    Just a little info on the locations. I could tell from previews that the Japan leg is in Tokyo (Imperial Gardens) and the Hawaii one is near Waikiki as the towers that they were rappelling down are near downtown.
     

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