Amazing Race 10 10/17/2010 *Spoilers*

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  1. loubob57

    loubob57 Cancer sucks! TCF Club

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    I got a kick out of tatoo guy asking the cab driver in Ghana to take them to the Arctic Circle.
     
  2. Maui

    Maui Well-Known Member

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    I like the fact that most of the teams I am rooting for got the earlier flight and came out near the top this week. I don't expect them to stay there but it was nice to see this week.
     
  3. IJustLikeTivo

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    Honestly, how hard can it be to ride a sled. Have none of them every heard of shifting your weight. One guy did it in 1:24 while another took over 4 minutes. Some of these people are just hopeless.
     
  4. SeanC

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    For the love of Mike! WTH is wrong with these people, YOU CAN'T RIDE A FRIGGIN SLED! HFS!
     
  5. firerose818

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    /has never been sledding.

    Not all of us come from places it snows.
     
  6. IJustLikeTivo

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    I haven't ridden one in 40 year but I do understand the physics. Lean into the turn isn't that hard to grasp. They all stayed way to high up and none of them leaned the right direction.
     
  7. heySkippy

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    Those sleds didn't look easy at all. Relatively high center of gravity plus narrow track = unstable.

    Sorry to see the singing dudes go.
     
  8. IJustLikeTivo

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    BTW, best line of the night.

    Conner and John are doing the bed task. One of them asks the other if they're having fun. The other says that he's pitching a tent.... (nice double meaning)
     
  9. laria

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    I agree. I know not everyone knows how to sled... in fact I bet none of them ever rode on a sled like that before even if they were experienced sledders.

    But how can you go down the mountain multiple times and seemingly not learn a thing from your previous runs? It looked like the singing guys went down at least 3-4 times, and the short one was getting worse every run!
     
  10. Ment

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    I thought I saw Eddie Murphy in Ghana :)

    Those tech sleds are cool. Wonder if they're allowed on the ski slopes in stateside resorts.

    10 min SpeedBump? Weak.

    What was Smoky The Bear doing in Lapland? :D

    Katie & Rachel need to turn their athlete cards in. Team Glee I can understand having trouble on the sleds...they have no coordination.

    Feel sorry for Brooke's fiance...she never shuts up!
     
  11. Jeeters

    Jeeters Registered Snoozer

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    All I want to know is WTF was the deal with that fake bear during the dog sledding?
     
  12. DevdogAZ

    DevdogAZ Give 'em Hell, Devils

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    Even worse was that Stephanie conquered her fear by going down once, then had a breakdown. I could see her refusing to go down at all (like the girl who refused to go down the waterslide a few seasons ago), but once she's already done it, that seemed odd for her to freak out then.
    Agreed about Katie and Rachel. As soon as they started, I thought for sure they'd be great since they should be coordinated. I was surprised they had such a hard time.

    Nick and Vicki ride motorcycles a lot, so I knew they'd have no problem with that task.
     
  13. Honora

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    The Princeton boys should have been singing, "You've gotta know when hold 'em, know when to fold 'em". They spent way too much time trying to ski/sled. After the first disaster, they should have gone to the tent, not after 3 tries.
     
  14. Einselen

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    This episode made me wonder about travel distance between the two detours. It seemed to me (just because the pit stop also had a tent at it) that even though the tent task would take much longer to complete that it was a lot closer to the pitstop then the skiing activity. The skiing activity would only take 2 min to complete, but then you would have to factor in time to get up the mountain on the lift plus travel time from the clue box to the location and then from the location to the pitstop.
     
  15. JFriday

    JFriday "Just The Facts"

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    I was glad the Choir Boys were eliminated, they were annoying.
     
  16. Maui

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    If I remember correctly I thought I saw a sign that said

    Beds -->
    <-- Sleds

    Which made me think that they were roughly at the same location and did not require a vehicle to get to. So I assume they were all roughly the same distance from the pit stop.
     
  17. TonyTheTiger

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    My guess is that the fake bear was there to help with the dog training - so they don't get spooked if they see one. I doubt they would add it as part of the show.

    I think I'm routing for Mike and Kevin now. If nothing else, for Mike's determination to finish last week and not let his son down.
     
  18. andyw715

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    I agree. If I were a taxi driver and they started to sing; I would have immediately pulled over and kicked them out.
     
  19. Einselen

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    I saw the same sign but I thought I saw the Dad/Son (who BTW had a fairly simple Speed Bump that they didn't even have to run anywhere to complete) in a car going to the tent challenge.

    Edit Just checked again, right after the 30 min mark for those looking themselves, and it showed the Son and Dad getting the clue and choosing Beds and them getting in the car. Then it shows the Drs getting the clue the the beds and sleds sign we are talking about and a wide show of a car turning right (towards the beds) with a guy in a red jacket also pointing to the right so editing did make it look like they did have to travel by car from the train station to the detour task.
     
  20. blogan

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    "Today we graduate from college, and we also graduate from the Amazing race" or something like that....

    No, you didn't graduate from the Amazing Race, you failed.
     

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