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Re: TAR 18 Speculation and Discussion *contains Spoilers*
« Reply #1975 on: February 22, 2011, 12:14:35 PM »
In my opinion I have a gut feeling that is not a racer but was part of a challenge. Looks like its in China.


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Re: TAR 18 Speculation and Discussion *contains Spoilers*
« Reply #1976 on: February 22, 2011, 12:15:22 PM »
In my opinion I have a gut feeling that is not a racer but was part of a challenge. Looks like its in China.

You mean the bike pics?
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Re: TAR 18 Speculation and Discussion *contains Spoilers*
« Reply #1977 on: February 22, 2011, 12:16:34 PM »
At 0.29 on this link:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WAWg-FjFZes

It is clearly Luke and its in India one would presume.

If Luke is in that boat, I couldnt tell. Do you really think Luke is going to do some kind of music task? The tamborine beater looks 100% South Asian to me.
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Re: TAR 18 Speculation and Discussion *contains Spoilers*
« Reply #1978 on: February 22, 2011, 12:18:33 PM »
In my opinion I have a gut feeling that is not a racer but was part of a challenge. Looks like its in China.

You mean the bike pics?

Yes I do, like when they show Phil saying what the tams have to do they usually have a local doing something, thats what it looks like.

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Re: TAR 18 Speculation and Discussion *contains Spoilers*
« Reply #1979 on: February 22, 2011, 12:18:55 PM »
If Luke is in that boat, I couldnt tell. Do you really think Luke is going to do some kind of music task? The tamborine beater looks 100% South Asian to me.

What boat do you mean, Doc?
It must be a music RB.
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Re: TAR 18 Speculation and Discussion *contains Spoilers*
« Reply #1980 on: February 22, 2011, 12:19:51 PM »
In my opinion I have a gut feeling that is not a racer but was part of a challenge. Looks like its in China.

You mean the bike pics?

Yes I do, like when they show Phil saying what the tams have to do they usually have a local doing something, thats what it looks like.

You can see several other locations TAR:UB visits in the intro, such as Mount Fuji, Broken Hill, Jade Rooster Archway(?), etc.
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Re: TAR 18 Speculation and Discussion *contains Spoilers*
« Reply #1981 on: February 22, 2011, 12:25:45 PM »

How's the comparison look?

I really can't decide.
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Re: TAR 18 Speculation and Discussion *contains Spoilers*
« Reply #1982 on: February 22, 2011, 12:37:33 PM »
At 0.29 on this link:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WAWg-FjFZes

It is clearly Luke and its in India one would presume.

If Luke is in that boat, I couldnt tell. Do you really think Luke is going to do some kind of music task? The tamborine beater looks 100% South Asian to me.


What boat?? It could be a detour. Luke isnt a guy to shy away from any task.

Just before Kisha/Jenn........in that promo, are a bunch of people in a boat with a lot of seaguls. Right after Kisha/Jenn is the pic of the guy with the tamborine. Then the old wise man. When I posted, I didnt know which of these three pics from Inida you were talking about. IF that is Luke dressed up, beating on a tamborine, then he sure got a tan fast.
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Re: TAR 18 Speculation and Discussion *contains Spoilers*
« Reply #1983 on: February 22, 2011, 12:40:07 PM »
This:

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Re: TAR 18 Speculation and Discussion *contains Spoilers*
« Reply #1984 on: February 22, 2011, 12:55:06 PM »
This:



I think this pic is from the Kolkata leg.
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Re: TAR 18 Speculation and Discussion *contains Spoilers*
« Reply #1985 on: February 22, 2011, 02:18:58 PM »
I don't think that is Luke in any of the pics...and it would be rare for the Intro caps to nclude racers doing a task, they are more location oriented. More boats and gulls in the Intro caps.
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Re: TAR 18 Speculation and Discussion *contains Spoilers*
« Reply #1986 on: February 22, 2011, 02:35:16 PM »
we know the spiritual ritual involves freezing water.

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Kanchu Misogi is a traditional midwinter festival of purification that is still practiced in Japan today. The event includes a ritual called mizugori, where participants are poured with ice cold water for purification and good fortune

http://www.dailyonigiri.com/category/culture-tradition/

I don't know if you have seen this article:
http://www.jaunted.com/story/2011/1/26/231051/907/travel/Cowboys,+B-Ballers+and+Former+NFL+Cheerleaders+Return+for+%27Amazing+Race%27+All+Stars

But it says they have to swim in the water, who knows if they know what they are talking about or not...
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Re: TAR 18 Speculation and Discussion *contains Spoilers*
« Reply #1987 on: February 22, 2011, 02:41:26 PM »
Well this is encouraging:
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The diversity of water rituals in Japan is phenomenal. The ways in which water is used, and the ends sought, are numerous. One can find somewhere in Japan a water ritual to provide the relief or the assurance desired for almost any event in one's life. An easy birth, a healthy baby, recovery from illness, success in an examination or in a new job, a propitious outcome to moving house, more money, good eyesight, longevity, peace, wisdom and revelation -- each can be had by the proper use of water.
Perhaps they will go with the "more money" version! :funny:


Teppozu Shrine is mentioned several times in conjunction with water rituals and Mt. Fuji.
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Re: TAR 18 Speculation and Discussion *contains Spoilers*
« Reply #1988 on: February 22, 2011, 02:55:04 PM »
Just some thoughts on the comments about racers doing an animal task in China........in China Rush, they had to herd those cranes in Kunming.
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Re: TAR 18 Speculation and Discussion *contains Spoilers*
« Reply #1989 on: February 22, 2011, 02:59:00 PM »
Jaunted does a good job and the info would have been from a CBS press release, so we should pay attention until we get something different.

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Re: TAR 18 Speculation and Discussion *contains Spoilers*
« Reply #1990 on: February 22, 2011, 04:47:13 PM »
Peach who could that be in the screen caps?

Locals??
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Re: TAR 18 Speculation and Discussion *contains Spoilers*
« Reply #1991 on: February 22, 2011, 05:22:20 PM »
ya but one is to believe that is from India and the person is "causcasian".

When looking at the comparison cap, it doesn't really look like Luke.
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Re: TAR 18 Speculation and Discussion *contains Spoilers*
« Reply #1992 on: February 22, 2011, 07:07:37 PM »
I don't think that is Luke, but I do see a white cowboy hat in the background.

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Re: TAR 18 Speculation and Discussion *contains Spoilers*
« Reply #1993 on: February 22, 2011, 07:08:27 PM »
I don't think that is Luke, but I do see a white cowboy hat in the background.

Can you show us?
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Re: TAR 18 Speculation and Discussion *contains Spoilers*
« Reply #1994 on: February 22, 2011, 07:15:22 PM »
I don't think that is Luke, but I do see a white cowboy hat in the background.

Can you show us?

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Re: TAR 18 Speculation and Discussion *contains Spoilers*
« Reply #1995 on: February 22, 2011, 07:15:34 PM »
Peach who could that be in the screen caps?

Locals??

ya but one is to believe that is from India and the person is "causcasian".

The person actually looks quite South Asian, he just happens to be pretty pale, so I'm pretty sure it's a local. I'm not sure that it's in India, either.

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Re: TAR 18 Speculation and Discussion *contains Spoilers*
« Reply #1996 on: February 22, 2011, 07:16:19 PM »
I don't think that is Luke, but I do see a white cowboy hat in the background.

Can you show us?

Cowboy Hat:

He's African American!
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Re: TAR 18 Speculation and Discussion *contains Spoilers*
« Reply #1997 on: February 22, 2011, 07:24:18 PM »
I don't think that is Luke, but I do see a white cowboy hat in the background.

Can you show us?

Cowboy Hat:

He's African American!
I doubt he's American. He's probably from some other country.   :res:

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Re: TAR 18 Speculation and Discussion *contains Spoilers*
« Reply #1998 on: February 22, 2011, 07:26:51 PM »
I doubt he's American. He's probably from some other country.   :res:

You know what I mean.   :carryon:
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Re: TAR 18 Speculation and Discussion *contains Spoilers*
« Reply #1999 on: February 22, 2011, 11:39:48 PM »
I'm pretty certain that last pic is Brazil.
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