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Re: TAR 18 Contestant Speculation
« Reply #425 on: November 21, 2010, 08:56:57 PM »
Ron/Christina bickered alot remember!
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Re: TAR 18 Contestant Speculation
« Reply #426 on: November 21, 2010, 09:00:23 PM »
Ron/Christina bickered alot remember!

More like Ron berating his daughter like a typical azn parent


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Re: TAR 18 Contestant Speculation
« Reply #427 on: November 21, 2010, 09:04:36 PM »
Which fits bickering imo!
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Re: TAR 18 Contestant Speculation
« Reply #428 on: November 21, 2010, 09:05:29 PM »
So, I take it that Michael and Kevin are not on this season. Am I correct?

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Re: TAR 18 Contestant Speculation
« Reply #429 on: November 21, 2010, 09:05:59 PM »
Yes, and it was painful to watch. (And also a relief when by the end of the race you could see a real turnaround, not a Nick-type one-leg Ghana copout....)

But it was in no way in the same league as Johnathan shoving his wife or Canaan trying to shove his gf to the point where she screamed for HELP from strangers or as Rebecca and Adam or that passive aggressive jerk who actually did get dumped at the end of a leg and we all cheered for Sarah. Not even in the same ballpark. It's also not the type of abusive relationship we see repeated over and over each season to the point where you start to think there's some sort of epidemic of jerkboyfrienditis.

They RARELY make enough genuinely good tv to warrant their inclusion every damn season. One example I can think of is that couple who had the Epic Tomatoe Pile Meltdown in Barcelona, to this day one of the funniest TAR moments ever. I think her name was Jennifer, I don't know, I only remember her awesome WAIIIIIILING at him while getting pelted with tomatoes.
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Re: TAR 18 Contestant Speculation
« Reply #430 on: November 21, 2010, 09:06:20 PM »
Correct!
'We are the makers of music, and the dreamers of dreams' - 'To roam the roads of lands remote, to travel is to live'.

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Re: TAR 18 Contestant Speculation
« Reply #431 on: November 21, 2010, 09:17:25 PM »
just a reminder that in their original season, Jet and Cord sometimes had navigation issues, but they were really good getting assistance from the locals, and they had a knack of finishing tasks quickly and making up time. Perhaps one of the fastest teams ever with that skill.

And I think they, and almost all of the other identified teams will have benefited skill-wise from a prior run in the Race. It would be interesting to see if these teams avoid things such as not completely reading the clue, and being aware of their surroundings in performing tasks so as to not overlook things that are there and needed to complete tasks.
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Re: TAR 18 Contestant Speculation
« Reply #432 on: November 21, 2010, 09:18:52 PM »
just a reminder that in their original season, Jet and Cord sometimes had navigation issues, but they were really good getting assistance from the locals, and they had a knack of finishing tasks quickly and making up time. Perhaps one of the fastest teams ever with that skill.

And I think they, and almost all of the other identified teams will have benefited skill-wise from a prior run in the Race. It would be interesting to see if these teams avoid things such as not completely reading the clue, and being aware of their surroundings in performing tasks so as to not overlook things that are there and needed to complete tasks.


ya i agree
if the rumor is true that the theme is 2nd chances
i think the first leg will be a NEL

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Re: TAR 18 Contestant Speculation
« Reply #433 on: November 21, 2010, 09:36:27 PM »
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I think two teams of them not on race.

And that would be Mark/Michael and Steve/Linda
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Re: TAR 18 Contestant Speculation
« Reply #434 on: November 21, 2010, 09:58:47 PM »
If there was a Starting Line elimination, who could possibly have been eliminated?

Mark and Michael?
Michael and Kevin?
Steve and Linda?

hmm

maybe there wasnt one?


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Re: TAR 18 Contestant Speculation
« Reply #435 on: November 21, 2010, 09:59:40 PM »
If there was a Starting Line elimination, who could possibly have been eliminated?

If there was a starting line task, doesn't mean someone was eliminated, either.

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Re: TAR 18 Contestant Speculation
« Reply #436 on: November 21, 2010, 10:00:13 PM »
If there was a Starting Line elimination, who could possibly have been eliminated?

Mark and Michael?
Michael and Kevin?
Steve and Linda?

hmm

maybe there wasnt one?
Surely not. That was one of the dumbest things TAR ever did.
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Re: TAR 18 Contestant Speculation
« Reply #437 on: November 21, 2010, 10:20:23 PM »
NoOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

Kynt and Vyxsin have yet to check in!
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Re: TAR 18 Contestant Speculation
« Reply #438 on: November 21, 2010, 10:22:05 PM »
I'd be pissed if Jet and Cord half assed everything and just went onto the race for publicity...

i mean didnt one of them JUST get married and is suppose to be on a honeymoon?

If thats they case... I wish they declined so that another team could join

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Re: TAR 18 Contestant Speculation
« Reply #439 on: November 21, 2010, 10:27:21 PM »
Argghhh, I haven't had power all day..  

On the issue of fighting couples.  While we certainly have men who are the primary starters in some couples, lets not forget that we have many, many couples where the women is worse.  And for example we hate Jonathan (I certainly do) for how he pushed around Victoria (let alone the verbal barrage), there have been several women who have pushed guys around that no one ever seems to equate as abusive.  In the same season with Jonathug and Victoria we had Lori & Bolo, and while both fought, Lori was more verbally abusive and she was also more physical to Bolo.  We had Hayden who was worse to Aaron then Aaron was ever to her, we had Kendra who was worse to Freddy then Freddy was to her, and of course we had momma's boy Adam who was worse to Rebecca then she was to him.

In most seasons we have had couples where the women is worse out of the two.

Take season ten where we had two couples:  one Peter was cold and distant to Sarah and we all remember that about him, but we also had David & Mary.  And Mary would push David around, and would verbally take him down in most episodes, yet many in America absolutely loved David & Mary (and it also occurred in the same pattern in All Stars).

There is a huge double standard in our culture where it is ok for a women to do something, but if a man did the same thing to her it would be abusive.  In my eyes both are equally wrong.  And in my eyes both can reflect typically playful horsing around in couples, but since we don't know these people and how they normally are its impossible for us to make the distinction.

Take Ian & Teri, Ian was verbally awful to Teri (though many have been, much, much worse) and Teri would also yell at Ian.  But I also think that couple really loved each other.  And in All Stars we saw none of it.  Yet according to both they bickered the same amount they always do.


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Re: TAR 18 Contestant Speculation
« Reply #440 on: November 21, 2010, 10:34:33 PM »
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Re: TAR 18 Contestant Speculation
« Reply #441 on: November 21, 2010, 10:42:51 PM »
No wonder why the leg started in the morning so it can be a TBC leg. 2 hour season premiere for sure now.
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Re: TAR 18 Contestant Speculation
« Reply #442 on: November 21, 2010, 11:53:56 PM »
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GO KRIS AND AMANDA ! LOVE THEM !

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Re: TAR 18 Contestant Speculation
« Reply #443 on: November 22, 2010, 07:46:56 AM »
Maybe there was a start line chalenge where all the teams plus alternates competed with the the top 11 advancing.
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Re: TAR 18 Contestant Speculation
« Reply #444 on: November 22, 2010, 06:46:04 PM »
Don't forget about "I'm tired of doing everything!  You do nothing!" mswood.

They broke the mould when they made Lenny & Karyn.  Every dysfunctional couple since them is just a cheap imitation.
   

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Re: TAR 18 Contestant Speculation
« Reply #445 on: November 22, 2010, 07:11:38 PM »
Having dysfunctional or bickering couples in TAR is fantastic to me, it makes for memorable moments. It's really strange that so many want only nice, gullable people on the race.

TAR has never been so good when you had relationship drama. I don't condone rude beahviour and stuff like that, but if it weren't for these people, ratings would have been much lower. Tara & Wil was just cringeworthy, but soo exciting to see what happened next. Jonathan & Victoria, my goodness hehe

Back to topic now.

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Re: TAR 18 Contestant Speculation
« Reply #446 on: November 22, 2010, 07:32:46 PM »
Where did Michael and Kevin go?

Could they have been the victim of the starting line challenge?

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Re: TAR 18 Contestant Speculation
« Reply #447 on: November 22, 2010, 07:38:01 PM »
They aren't on the race apparently...
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Re: TAR 18 Contestant Speculation
« Reply #448 on: November 22, 2010, 07:51:19 PM »
NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!! I loved those two!

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Re: TAR 18 Contestant Speculation
« Reply #449 on: November 22, 2010, 09:18:21 PM »
Have the cowboys shown up yet? Or are they out?


 

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