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Re: TAR 18 Finale speculation and discussion
« Reply #100 on: March 31, 2011, 12:39:22 PM »
I still remember season 1's starting line....  :neener:
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Re: TAR 18 Finale speculation and discussion
« Reply #101 on: April 11, 2011, 11:25:54 AM »
With the race half way through, I thought I'd go back and look at the airport photos. I find it interesting that K/J and FT/BE are so close together. If I was a camera person, I would want the decoy teams to leave room between themselves and the racing teams so as to not be caught on film. My speculation is that they are either both in the final 3 or are 2 of the last 3 teams eliminated.

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Re: TAR 18 Finale speculation and discussion
« Reply #102 on: April 11, 2011, 03:02:29 PM »
With the race half way through, I thought I'd go back and look at the airport photos. I find it interesting that K/J and FT/BE are so close together. If I was a camera person, I would want the decoy teams to leave room between themselves and the racing teams so as to not be caught on film. My speculation is that they are either both in the final 3 or are 2 of the last 3 teams eliminated.
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Re: TAR 18 Finale speculation and discussion
« Reply #103 on: April 12, 2011, 01:12:23 AM »
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With the race half way through, I thought I'd go back and look at the airport photos. I find it interesting that K/J and FT/BE are so close together. If I was a camera person, I would want the decoy teams to leave room between themselves and the racing teams so as to not be caught on film. My speculation is that they are either both in the final 3 or are 2 of the last 3 teams eliminated.

Same thinking :) Based on my speculations & diagram, if there's 9 teams on that flight and 2 teams (Gary & Mallory and Zev/Justin) on another flight, (& it doesnt make sense if all 3 teams are not on the same flight) plus narrowing down the list by cross referencing with the eliminated teams so far, seems like the F3 would be Jet/Cord, Jen/Kisha & FT/BE. lol. Just my specs haha :)

Jet & Cord - Seen at the airport
Gary & Mallory - One of the 2 teams in the 2nd flight (assumed eliminated F4)
FlightTime & BigEasy - Seen at the airport
Kisha & Jen - Seen at the airport
Zev & Justin - One of the 2 teams in the 2nd flight. (assumed eliminated F5)
Kent & Vynxin - Seen at the airport (assumed eliminated F6) > my guess
Ron & Christina - Eliminated
Margie & Luke - Eliminated
Jaime & Cara - Eliminated
Mel & Mike - Eliminated
Amanda & Kris - Eliminated
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Re: TAR 18 Finale speculation and discussion
« Reply #104 on: April 12, 2011, 08:15:37 AM »
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With the race half way through, I thought I'd go back and look at the airport photos. I find it interesting that K/J and FT/BE are so close together. If I was a camera person, I would want the decoy teams to leave room between themselves and the racing teams so as to not be caught on film. My speculation is that they are either both in the final 3 or are 2 of the last 3 teams eliminated.

Same thinking :) Based on my speculations & diagram, if there's 9 teams on that flight and 2 teams (Gary & Mallory and Zev/Justin) on another flight, (& it doesn't make sense if all 3 teams are not on the same flight) plus narrowing down the list by cross referencing with the eliminated teams so far, seems like the F3 would be Jet/Cord, Jen/Kisha & FT/BE. lol. Just my specs haha :)

Jet & Cord - Seen at the airport
Gary & Mallory - One of the 2 teams in the 2nd flight (assumed eliminated F4)
FlightTime & BigEasy - Seen at the airport
Kisha & Jen - Seen at the airport
Zev & Justin - One of the 2 teams in the 2nd flight. (assumed eliminated F5)
Kent & Vynxin - Seen at the airport (assumed eliminated F6) > my guess
Ron & Christina - Eliminated
Margie & Luke - Eliminated
Jaime & Cara - Eliminated
Mel & Mike - Eliminated
Amanda & Kris - Eliminated


That I have to disagree with. There is no evidence saying those teams were on another flight. They just weren't photographed. I don't see why production would place two of their eliminated teams on a separate flight.


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Re: TAR 18 Finale speculation and discussion
« Reply #105 on: April 12, 2011, 09:42:08 AM »

That I have to disagree with. There is no evidence saying those teams were on another flight. They just weren't photographed. I don't see why production would place two of their eliminated teams on a separate flight.

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Re: TAR 18 Finale speculation and discussion
« Reply #106 on: April 12, 2011, 09:59:59 AM »
I have always wondered why there was a clue giver in the airport. Do teams ever receive clues in the middle of an airport?
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Re: TAR 18 Finale speculation and discussion
« Reply #107 on: April 12, 2011, 10:15:42 AM »
They did that to throw us off, that is the only reason. They are all fake clues anyway.
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Re: TAR 18 Finale speculation and discussion
« Reply #108 on: April 12, 2011, 10:16:23 AM »
They were Decoy clues.
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Re: TAR 18 Finale speculation and discussion
« Reply #109 on: April 12, 2011, 10:21:08 AM »
They were Decoy clues.

I agree that they were decoy clues. I guess they wanted to make sure that every team was carrying a clue or something.
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Re: TAR 18 Finale speculation and discussion
« Reply #110 on: April 25, 2011, 06:46:51 AM »
Adding in some more info about our Finale Leg.

Thanks to the great work of florida, teams were spotted in Miami!

 TAR 18 teams arrived in MIA from Sao Paulo 12-13-10 on flight AA930 at 9:36 AM  (Landed 121 min late)  

9 of the 11 teams were seen briefly at the airport.
 
Production was present.
 
Clues appeared to be handed to teams who then dispersed within the airport area. (decoy run?)

All teams were eventually seen heading to the taxis....

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 1011

1-cameraguy
2-Clue giver
3-Jaime with decoy clue
4-Kynt and Vyxsin running
5-Vyxsin (cool double exposure :lol:)
6-Amanda
7-Kris
8-Kisha and Jen, and FT/BE waiting for a taxi
9-Jen entering taxi
10-Ron and Christina
11-Jet


Does that mean Ron & Christina were also decoys?  Darn!

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Re: TAR 18 Finale speculation and discussion
« Reply #111 on: April 25, 2011, 07:00:03 AM »
^ I think it's just the automatic doors at the exit.
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Re: TAR 18 Finale speculation and discussion
« Reply #112 on: April 25, 2011, 07:13:03 AM »
^ I think it's just the automatic doors at the exit.
Thank you! I had no idea at all.

One other question- Does anyone know if all the teams were given the same clues from the cluegiver?

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Re: TAR 18 Finale speculation and discussion
« Reply #113 on: April 25, 2011, 08:50:27 AM »
^ I think it's just the automatic doors at the exit.
Thank you! I had no idea at all.

One other question- Does anyone know if all the teams were given the same clues from the cluegiver?

Think about it for a second........YOU are producing a multi-million dollar TV show........would you wait till teams walk out of Immigration and Customs in Miami to tell them where to go?

The racing teams knew before they left Brasil where the first route marker was. The non racing teams knew they were on the way to Brasil to fly in with the Final 3 and act as decoys............any clues handed out at MIA were just for show and to confuse US, ie.....all decoy clues.
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Re: TAR 18 Finale speculation and discussion
« Reply #114 on: April 25, 2011, 10:03:08 PM »
Sorry. I must be missing something here...

We have 5 teams at the start of 01-May leg, but the finale is on 08-May.

Does it mean we have a 2-hr finale or a double elimination next leg?


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Re: TAR 18 Finale speculation and discussion
« Reply #115 on: April 25, 2011, 10:20:26 PM »
Sorry. I must be missing something here...

We have 5 teams at the start of 01-May leg, but the finale is on 08-May.

Does it mean we have a 2-hr finale or a double elimination next leg?



IIRC, next week will be the leg for the elimination that makes the final four and May 8 will be the  last two legs.

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Re: TAR 18 Finale speculation and discussion
« Reply #116 on: April 25, 2011, 11:17:39 PM »
Sorry. I must be missing something here...

We have 5 teams at the start of 01-May leg, but the finale is on 08-May.

Does it mean we have a 2-hr finale or a double elimination next leg?



IIRC, next week will be the leg for the elimination that makes the final four and May 8 will be the  last two legs.

Thanks for the information. I just looked at CBS's programming schedule, and 5/8/11 is indeed two hours-long and presumably legs 11 and 12 combined. I wonder if combining two legs is a kind of marketing thing - if the last 3 teams don't include any fan favorites, then viewership would be low. But if 4 teams are featured in the finale, one of which is eliminated in Brazil before the remaining teams head to Miami, then viewership might be higher.

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Re: TAR 18 Finale speculation and discussion
« Reply #117 on: April 25, 2011, 11:25:32 PM »
Sorry. I must be missing something here...

We have 5 teams at the start of 01-May leg, but the finale is on 08-May.

Does it mean we have a 2-hr finale or a double elimination next leg?



I think the finale will be similar to season 6 where there was an elimination in the middle. It's simply 2 separates legs one after the other. so I'm guessing it will start with 4 teams, eliminate one of them halfway, have 3 teams left, and one of them wins the 1 million dollar prize.
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Re: TAR 18 Finale speculation and discussion
« Reply #118 on: April 26, 2011, 12:49:03 AM »
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With the race half way through, I thought I'd go back and look at the airport photos. I find it interesting that K/J and FT/BE are so close together. If I was a camera person, I would want the decoy teams to leave room between themselves and the racing teams so as to not be caught on film. My speculation is that they are either both in the final 3 or are 2 of the last 3 teams eliminated.

Same thinking :) Based on my speculations & diagram, if there's 9 teams on that flight and 2 teams (Gary & Mallory and Zev/Justin) on another flight, (& it doesnt make sense if all 3 teams are not on the same flight) plus narrowing down the list by cross referencing with the eliminated teams so far, seems like the F3 would be Jet/Cord, Jen/Kisha & FT/BE. lol. Just my specs haha :)

Jet & Cord - Seen at the airport
Gary & Mallory - One of the 2 teams in the 2nd flight (assumed eliminated F4)
FlightTime & BigEasy - Seen at the airport
Kisha & Jen - Seen at the airport
Zev & Justin - One of the 2 teams in the 2nd flight. (assumed eliminated F5)
Kent & Vynxin - Seen at the airport (assumed eliminated F6) > my guess
Ron & Christina - Eliminated
Margie & Luke - Eliminated
Jaime & Cara - Eliminated
Mel & Mike - Eliminated
Amanda & Kris - Eliminated


Or maybe you've got it the other way around...with Jet/Cord eliminated in Zermatt and FT/BE sited in Rio, I presume Jen/Kisha to screw up epically in Zermatt, then FT/BE to be eliminated next in Rio.

We've got our Final 3:  Zev/Justin, Gary/Mallory, and Kent/Vyxsin (just my speculation of course)  :duno:

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Re: TAR 18 Finale speculation and discussion
« Reply #119 on: April 26, 2011, 12:53:30 AM »
Sorry. I must be missing something here...

We have 5 teams at the start of 01-May leg, but the finale is on 08-May.

Does it mean we have a 2-hr finale or a double elimination next leg?



IIRC, next week will be the leg for the elimination that makes the final four and May 8 will be the  last two legs.

Thanks for the information. I just looked at CBS's programming schedule, and 5/8/11 is indeed two hours-long and presumably legs 11 and 12 combined. I wonder if combining two legs is a kind of marketing thing - if the last 3 teams don't include any fan favorites, then viewership would be low. But if 4 teams are featured in the finale, one of which is eliminated in Brazil before the remaining teams head to Miami, then viewership might be higher.

I don't think it'd be a marketing thing. Editing consistently puts a fan favourite team into the final three, usually with a team that people don't like as well. After 17 seasons, this can't still be a coincidence. Based on that, I Speculate The final three will be K/V, Gallory and a third team.

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Re: TAR 18 Finale speculation and discussion
« Reply #120 on: April 26, 2011, 01:20:58 AM »
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Re: TAR 18 Finale speculation and discussion
« Reply #121 on: April 26, 2011, 01:42:38 AM »
javascript:void(0); I Predict Kynt and Vsyinx next to be eliminated and Zev and Justin not in first team to arrived at the pitstop in Leg 10. I think that what it says the Preview either globetrotters or the Goths are in Danger then, Gallory or Jenisha is in First in this Leg......Well if it's Zev and Justin win first place again I Swear javascript:void(0); They are the Winner in This season.......

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Re: TAR 18 Finale speculation and discussion
« Reply #122 on: April 26, 2011, 01:46:57 AM »
 I Predict Kynt and Vsyinx next to be eliminated and Zev and Justin not in first team to arrived at the pitstop in Leg 10. I think that what it says the Preview either globetrotters or the Goths are in Danger then, Gallory or Jenisha is in First in this Leg......Well if it's Zev and Justin win first place again I Swear  They are the Winner in This season.......javascript:void(0);javascript:void(0);

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Re: TAR 18 Finale speculation and discussion
« Reply #123 on: April 26, 2011, 01:57:38 AM »
it appears big wasy is fighting with kent  haha
and mallory was doing the roadblock, and italso appears that everone but zev and mallory are involed  :lol:

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Re: TAR 18 Finale speculation and discussion
« Reply #124 on: April 26, 2011, 02:00:34 AM »
I Predict Kynt and Vsyinx next to be eliminated and Zev and Justin not in first team to arrived at the pitstop in Leg 10. I think that what it says the Preview either globetrotters or the Goths are in Danger then, Gallory or Jenisha is in First in this Leg......Well if it's Zev and Justin win first place again I Swear  They are the Winner in This season.......javascript:void(0);javascript:void(0);

agree hahaa  :lol: gallory will win he race my prediction :D


 

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