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The Apprentice Season Finale - OAD 05/20/12

Discussion in 'Now Playing - TV Show Talk' started by ThatOne, May 21, 2012.

  1. JLucPicard

    JLucPicard Active Member TCF Club

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    Of course it was totally fake! Still got a chuckle out of it.
     
  2. Cearbhaill

    Cearbhaill Garden obsessed

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    I was spoiled by a photo from the filming of that Indy car bit and I was SORELY disappointed that I did not get to witness Trump hoisting himself into and out of that contraption.
     
  3. Boston Fan

    Boston Fan Active Member

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    IndyCar fans are much more thin-skinned than I would have thought.
     
  4. DevdogAZ

    DevdogAZ Give em Hell, Devils

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    On Carolla's podcast yesterday, even he thought that Clay's party was better, Clay raised more money, etc. He felt like Clay got jobbed. But he said the rumor is that Arsenio has a development deal with NBC, so it makes more business sense to have Arsenio win, because then it might help whatever he's developing be more successful for the network. I guess I'm kind of surprised that Trump allows the network suits to influence him like that (unless he has a stake in whatever Arsenio is producing).
     
  5. jgickler

    jgickler Mr. Rolleyes

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    I would guess that Arsenio and Clay's record as project manager might have been the deciding factor. Clay was 1-1 as PM and Arsenio was 2-0 as PM. Also, one of the tasks that Arsenio won as PM was the jingle task, and Clay's did pretty poorly at a task that should have been his strong suit. IMO, for Clay to win, he had to be significantly better the Arsenio in the final task, and while he may have been better, it was not by a large enough margin to make up for his poor record on the earlier tasks.
     
  6. JFriday

    JFriday "Just The Facts"

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    So if he beat him by a small margin they'd both be 2-1, shouldn't the tie breaker not be focused on Clay's 1 lose since now Arsenio has one loss too?
     
  7. Chester_Lampwick

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    I guess I shouldn't be speaking for all Indycar fans, but yes I am pretty thin-skinned.

    I see a big erosion in what the sport. First, the big split 10 years ago. Then after reunification, they went to a spec series. One chassis, one engine, one tire manufacturer. There was the stupid Sly Stallone movie where somebody drowns in an infield water feature, like they wouldn't barricade those? Then there's that stupid two-seater Honda built. How's that anything like the real deal? There was the Versus Indycar intros that had the cars turning into transformers OMG. Then that colossal wreck at Las Vegas last year on an unsuitable track, because we need another oval for some reason. Then there's Danica Patrick, who steals the spotlight despite her lackluster performance. I'm not fond of this new sideline commentator Robin Miller, he seems like a NASCAR transplant. He seems to have a "good ol' boy" personality, which seems to make the sport seem less sophisticated and refined. I also wish they'd tighten up the Indy 500 schedule. Four weeks of prep before a race is extreme. Most races are practice Friday, qualify Saturday, then race on Sunday.


    Hopefully the new boss from Professional Bull Riding can set the sport straight....
     
  8. Boston Fan

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    Dear god. The salvation of your favorite sport is in the hands of professional bull riding?
     
  9. Snappa77

    Snappa77 RUDEBWOY

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    Clays only loss came vs Aubrey. (BTW I believe Clay should have won)

    Arsenio's 2 wins came courtesy of Aubrey.

    Does ANYone remember how much of a man whore Arsenio was back in his day? Even Eddie 'tranny prostitue' Murphy commented about it a few times. That 'View' discussion was soooooo out of line. And it was such a stretch for him to act like that was something against HIM. I bet if he was just a regular celeb and not good friends with Whoopi she would have called him on that.

    Say what you want about her ego and narcissism but Aubrey delivered for Arsenio.
     
  10. mcb08

    mcb08 Hoya for life!!

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    What was out of line about the discussion? His point was that if he was showing p***y pics to one of the guys, Teresa would have been up in arms. Aubrey performed well but she's waaaay too into herself.
     
  11. Amnesia

    Amnesia The Question

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    You're surprised at a rumor? There are rumors about lots of things. Why is this rumor any more surprising than others?
     
  12. Cearbhaill

    Cearbhaill Garden obsessed

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    Conspiracy theorists will remember that Clay's loss in the perfume display challenge was one of the hinkier decisions Trump made in the boardroom. Clay's display was the one rumored to have been actually used by Macy's in their store despite the fact that the win was given to the other team.
    If an Arsenio win was predetermined, Trump needed to make sure he had a viable "reason" and Clay having "lost" a challenge is just that reason.

    IMO the Trump/NBC/Comcast/Magic Johnson Channel/Arsenio win is just too much of a coincidence to suit me, especially given the hinky wins that peppered this season.
    It all ties up a little too neatly.
     
  13. tiams

    tiams New Member

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    I agree it is all predetermined and fixed. I wouldn't be surprised if Mark Burnett has a stake in the Magic Johnson channel.
     
  14. Amnesia

    Amnesia The Question

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    What does Trump have to do with the Magic Johnson channel? Is he a part owner of the channel?
     

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