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The Amazing Race - OAD 3/24/2013

Discussion in 'Now Playing - TV Show Talk' started by loubob57, Mar 25, 2013.

  1. zalusky

    zalusky Well-Known Member TCF Club

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    Have they ever had a elimination in the middle of nowhere? Not that I can remember.
     
  2. fmowry

    fmowry Active Member

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    I'm liking them more as the show goes on.

    Joey on the other hand, can be eliminated like 4 shows ago. Can you really play up every stereotype to the hilt every time you are on camera?

    I thought it was pretty funny when Mullet mentioned that he didn't have a job growing up. He just caught animals and sold fur at the fur trader. Did he have a time machine back to the wild west or something? And then his wife saying, "I didn't know that about him." They did acknowledge that she needs to start doing the roadblocks. It's going to eliminate them pretty soon.
     
  3. rosieambles

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    Technically, in the pharmacy world, a PharmD is now the entry level degree. Until about 1990, the entry degree was a Bachelors in Pharmacy after undergrad. They changed that to the PharmD. A PhD in Pharmacy would be a post PharmD degree usually in some specialty aspect of Pharmacy.
     
  4. TiVo'Brien

    TiVo'Brien Multi-year Veteran

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    Interesting that nobody's mentioned the Vietnam veterans pre-show apology.

    I was like, WTF? I didn't hear any complaints about last week's show.
     
  5. KyleLC

    KyleLC Unregistered User

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    This (the apology) was talked about in the thread for last week's episode. Someone posted about it there after this week's episode aired.
     
  6. Bierboy

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    Wow...seriously, where were you....in a cave? It's been national news.
     
  7. eddyj

    eddyj SeƱor Member TCF Club

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    I don't watch Survivor, and I was going "What are they thinking?!?!?"

    Then the hockey players got it quickly, and I thought I'd have to eat my words, but I was correct in my original reaction. I'm impressed with those guys getting it so quickly, though.

    And I knew the hillbillies would ace the snare! :D
     
  8. stellie93

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    I had friends growing up who set traps and checked them every day--some animals were sold for fur and others just killed because they were nuisances. I assume he meant he picked up extra money as a kid--not that he earned a living that way. I'm in Ohio about an hour out of Cleveland--not totally in the boonies. ;)
     
  9. gschrock

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    I honestly can't remember an elimination on the first day they visit Africa in the past. So I would have been shocked if this was an elimination leg.
     
  10. TiVolunteer

    TiVolunteer lotta lurk rare post

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    Although I agree with the sentiment here, you are putting words in her mouth. I just rewatched this episode. She actually says "At this point, I want to keep the fact that I'm smart and have a doctorate a secret because it has been working for us ..." (approximately 5:30 into the episode -- hard to tell for sure since show started late due to basketball).

    So, she doesn't refer to her PharmD degree as a PhD.
     
  11. rosieambles

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    NO ONE I know who is a pharmacist says they have a Doctorate. Period. And only insecure people who have a PharmD use the Dr honorific.

    Honestly, a PharmD is much less work and time than a comparable PhD in nearly any field. In many cases, you do not have to have an undergrad degree to get a PharmD is you score well on the PCAT or have sufficient prerequisite credits.

    Additionally, while not authoritative in any sense, Wikipedia agrees with what my Pharmacist friends say ( some old BS degree holders and some PharmD holders)

    " The designation PharmD is sometimes erroneously likened to a PhD degree which is an advanced scientific degree in this field (i.e. Ph.D in Pharmacology or Pharmaceutics). The former degree was a Bachelor of Pharmacy and required slightly less schooling and different curriculum. "

    Decide for yourself but if people in the business don't say that, why should she. FWIW, at 24, it appears she just graduated and has probably never practiced her profession.
     
  12. laria

    laria Librocubicularist

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    So she could have a doctorate in one of those other things and not a PharmaD?

    She is young but maybe she is just really smart and graduated early. FWIW, her bio page on CBS says she works in a long term care facility as a pharmacist and that she graduated with a doctorate in Pharmacy.
     
  13. DevdogAZ

    DevdogAZ Give em Hell, Devils

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    Just like a law degree (JD) is technically a doctorate, I'll bet the Pharm.D degree is also technically a doctorate, although no lawyers call themselves doctors and I doubt Pharm.D holders refer to themselves as doctors either.
     
  14. rosieambles

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    At her age, possible but unlikely. If she has a PhD not a PharmD, it would be in something more specific. e.g. some specific area of Pharmacy practice like Toxicology or Chemotherapy.

    A few do but it's not commonly done. The issue is that the industry doesn't find it to be standard practice. I think she said it because she doesn't know better. Fwiw, being a pharmacist at long term care facility is not exactly the top of the industry. Someone the opposite in fact.
     
  15. laria

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    She was also a Buffalo Bills cheerleader, which I notice made no appearance on her bio. :)
     
  16. TiVolunteer

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    Once again, what she said is "I have a doctorate" which, by everything we have seen is true. She didn't say she has a PhD. She didn't refer to herself as a doctor. She said "I have a doctorate" which appears to be true.
     
  17. rosieambles

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    A technicality from my POV. We disagree. I know many pharmacists and I asked them about this. None said they had a doctorate or called themselves Doctor. I think this is the crux of the issue.

    Regardless. she continues to make herself look stupid when she says she's the brains of the outfit.
     
  18. rosieambles

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    TAR wanted a hook for the team. Brains and the Beast hadn't been done before.
     
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