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New Double U-turn Sign
« on: November 07, 2011, 12:56:36 PM »
is this season all about revamp


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Re: New Double U-turn Sign
« Reply #1 on: November 07, 2011, 01:09:56 PM »
I think they're upgrading everything they can to freshen the look for HD, and to use technology more in the process. I suspect if the pit stop location sign returns next time (and maybe the clue boxes) they'll have been freshened up as well.
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Re: New Double U-turn Sign
« Reply #2 on: November 07, 2011, 01:33:30 PM »
I'm hoping they'll change up the credits a little.. like TAR 14. :lol: #askingtoomuch

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Re: New Double U-turn Sign
« Reply #3 on: November 07, 2011, 01:39:46 PM »
I'm not a big fan of the iPad U-turn myself. Or the Double U-Turn for that matter. :lol:
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Re: New Double U-turn Sign
« Reply #4 on: November 07, 2011, 04:32:11 PM »
And the clue boxes are NOT gone. :lol:
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Re: New Double U-turn Sign
« Reply #5 on: November 07, 2011, 08:48:51 PM »
I like the Double U-Turn sign. It is hilariously and absurdly huge and the iPads/tablets are kinda cool.

And I can see that they freshened up the in-Race Route Markers, but the lack of a new opening credits sequence is a let down, especially for the 10th anniversary.  I was hoping/wishing/praying/expecting the new opening to be like TARAu's opening, with TARAu's on-screen look (fresh graphics, using Microgramma instead of Bank Gothic as the font, completely CGI/non-Google/Bing map) a preview of what to expect from TARUS.

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Re: New Double U-turn Sign
« Reply #6 on: November 08, 2011, 12:31:34 AM »
I think the original U-turn sign will be back. They just made new race marker stands to fit with the no cluebox theme. :lol:

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Re: New Double U-turn Sign
« Reply #7 on: November 08, 2011, 01:18:40 AM »
i like the new u turn
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Re: New Double U-turn Sign
« Reply #8 on: November 08, 2011, 09:10:21 AM »
what happend to the fast forward

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Re: New Double U-turn Sign
« Reply #9 on: November 08, 2011, 12:20:33 PM »
It's OK to have U-Turn on back-to-back legs! If Amani & Marcus get to know they were U-Turned by Laurence & Zac:
A) Laurence & Zac's boat will sink while Marcus laughs evily.
B)They get U-Turned twice in the Danish leg.
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Re: New Double U-turn Sign
« Reply #10 on: November 08, 2011, 05:19:09 PM »
I'm not sure that they used iPads -- the iPad only comes in one size and there are definitely two different size screens. Maybe one iPad and something else?

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Re: New Double U-turn Sign
« Reply #11 on: November 08, 2011, 05:37:26 PM »
I'm not sure that they used iPads -- the iPad only comes in one size and there are definitely two different size screens. Maybe one iPad and something else?

I don't think they're iPads either. But none of them. Why spending so much in a thing that is seen less than a minute in one of the episodes if Apple isn't a sponsor? Not iPads,definitely, IMHO.
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Re: New Double U-turn Sign
« Reply #12 on: November 08, 2011, 05:40:41 PM »
There are a multitude of tablets out there on the market but since it didn't seem to be a sponsor they were probably just generic touch screen monitors.
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Re: New Double U-turn Sign
« Reply #13 on: November 09, 2011, 12:16:06 PM »
Definitely not Sumsung Galaxy Tab... it doesn't look like the one I owned. It's so huge.

What I didn't like is when you click on the image on the screen, the image doesn't ZOOM IN to show who has been U-TURNed???? Or the team who has utilized the U-TURN?? :duno: :duno:

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Re: New Double U-turn Sign
« Reply #14 on: November 09, 2011, 03:01:25 PM »
Definitely not Sumsung Galaxy Tab... it doesn't look like the one I owned. It's so huge.

What I didn't like is when you click on the image on the screen, the image doesn't ZOOM IN to show who has been U-TURNed???? Or the team who has utilized the U-TURN?? :duno: :duno:

What do you mean by that, Joab? After Laurence & Zac decided to U-Turn Amani & Marcus, their pictures zoomed in to fit the screen... :duno:


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Re: New Double U-turn Sign
« Reply #15 on: November 10, 2011, 05:40:09 AM »
maybe one is an ipod(cop) and one is an ipad(the uturnie)
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Re: New Double U-turn Sign
« Reply #16 on: November 10, 2011, 05:53:56 AM »
Definitely not Sumsung Galaxy Tab... it doesn't look like the one I owned. It's so huge.

What I didn't like is when you click on the image on the screen, the image doesn't ZOOM IN to show who has been U-TURNed???? Or the team who has utilized the U-TURN?? :duno: :duno:

What do you mean by that, Joab? After Laurence & Zac decided to U-Turn Amani & Marcus, their pictures zoomed in to fit the screen... :duno:



I'm wondering why Laurence and Zac decided to use the U-Turn on the bottom of the sign, instead of the one at the top.

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Re: New Double U-turn Sign
« Reply #17 on: November 10, 2011, 07:30:47 AM »
hahahhha that would u-turn there self

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Re: New Double U-turn Sign
« Reply #18 on: November 10, 2011, 08:55:18 AM »
I can think of a few possibilities.

1. Laurence doesn't really look like the tallest guy.
2. No matter your height, you don't have to lift your arms as much for the bottom one.
3. They like breaking conventions.

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Re: New Double U-turn Sign
« Reply #19 on: November 10, 2011, 08:37:31 PM »
Definitely not Sumsung Galaxy Tab... it doesn't look like the one I owned. It's so huge.

What I didn't like is when you click on the image on the screen, the image doesn't ZOOM IN to show who has been U-TURNed???? Or the team who has utilized the U-TURN?? :duno: :duno:

What do you mean by that, Joab? After Laurence & Zac decided to U-Turn Amani & Marcus, their pictures zoomed in to fit the screen... :duno:



OMG. :lol: I COMPLETELY MISSED THAT SCENE. MY BAD. I was too shocked with Zac and Laurence's decision I guessss... :lol:

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Re: New Double U-turn Sign
« Reply #20 on: November 14, 2011, 11:05:28 AM »
They're the HP Slate 2, I believe. You can see the HP logo when Cindy & Ernie U-turn Bill & Cathi.

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Re: New Double U-turn Sign
« Reply #21 on: November 14, 2011, 11:58:40 AM »
I actually missed the pasting of the Courtesy of sticker. :'(

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Re: New Double U-turn Sign
« Reply #22 on: November 14, 2011, 05:14:26 PM »
I actually missed the pasting of the Courtesy of sticker. :'(

Agree. It created more suspense. Now, it's just like click, click and it's over. :(
And we don't see the pictures as well too. They seem to be darker.


 

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