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Re: TAR 20 Ep 10 " I Need Hair To Be Pretty" (Cochin, India)
« Reply #225 on: April 29, 2012, 07:11:03 PM »
I'm wrong about mar&bopper tiger paint location


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Re: TAR 20 Ep 10 " I Need Hair To Be Pretty" (Cochin, India)
« Reply #226 on: April 29, 2012, 08:18:49 PM »
What an unusual leg. The speedbump obviously took much more than 10-25 minutes; so that effectively put Mark and Bopper more than 4 hours behind by the time they got to the priest at the temple for the blessing and the clue. And based on the pit stop departure times and Chateau's excellent estimate of the arrival times at the end of the last leg, it was a 9 hour pit stop.
Not only did they bring back truthfully one of the most notorious fast forwards ever, they acknowledged it as a Switchback; so we now know the switchback was not a one time thing two seasons ago.
I was surprised by how completely Art-JJ slipped behind the other three teams over the course of this leg.
And I can't image how a team gets to the final mat and not complete all the tasks; clearly we're in for a first ever next week.
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Re: TAR 20 Ep 10 " I Need Hair To Be Pretty" (Cochin, India)
« Reply #227 on: April 29, 2012, 08:23:17 PM »
What an unusual leg. The speedbump obviously took much more than 10-25 minutes; so that effectively put Mark and Bopper more than 4 hours behind by the time they got to the priest at the temple for the blessing and the clue. And based on the pit stop departure times and Chateau's excellent estimate of the arrival times at the end of the last leg, it was a 9 hour pit stop.
Not only did they bring back truthfully one of the most notorious fast forwards ever, they acknowledged it as a Switchback; so we now know the switchback was not a one time thing two seasons ago.
I was surprised by how completely Art-JJ slipped behind the other three teams over the course of this leg.
And I can't image how a team gets to the final mat and not complete all the tasks; clearly we're in for a first ever next week.

Do you mean 19 hour pit stop?
And 5 seasons ago?

Additionally, I think the speed bump did not take that long, about only 20 minutes. We also do not know how close the finish was due to the Editors.

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Re: TAR 20 Ep 10 " I Need Hair To Be Pretty" (Cochin, India)
« Reply #228 on: April 29, 2012, 08:34:57 PM »
What an amazing episode!

1. A switchback to the most epic FF which a team takes and gets eliminated.
2. Hard, physically wearing tasks that break teams down
3. Crazy team fights
4. Not knowing the whole time who will go home

I am really loving this season. We haven't seen this kind of combo of epic tasks and a huge casting success since TAR14!
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Re: TAR 20 Ep 10 " I Need Hair To Be Pretty" (Cochin, India)
« Reply #229 on: April 29, 2012, 08:37:08 PM »
What an amazing episode!

1. A switchback to the most epic FF which a team takes and gets eliminated.
2. Hard, physically wearing tasks that break teams down
3. Crazy team fights
4. Not knowing the whole time who will go home

I am really loving this season. We haven't seen this kind of combo of epic tasks and a huge casting success since TAR14!

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Re: TAR 20 Ep 10 " I Need Hair To Be Pretty" (Cochin, India)
« Reply #230 on: April 29, 2012, 08:46:04 PM »
What an amazing episode!

1. A switchback to the most epic FF which a team takes and gets eliminated.
2. Hard, physically wearing tasks that break teams down
3. Crazy team fights
4. Not knowing the whole time who will go home

I am really loving this season. We haven't seen this kind of combo of epic tasks and a huge casting success since TAR14!

I was thinking the same exact thing!

Also, I am usually not a fan of India episodes since India is so over-used, but I have LOVED both of the India episodes. Hands down the best India episodes of any season (in my opinion) and the 2nd and 3rd best episodes as well (1st = Paraguay, 2nd = India 2, 3rd = India 1)
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Re: TAR 20 Ep 10 " I Need Hair To Be Pretty" (Cochin, India)
« Reply #231 on: April 29, 2012, 08:49:03 PM »
What an amazing episode!

1. A switchback to the most epic FF which a team takes and gets eliminated.
2. Hard, physically wearing tasks that break teams down
3. Crazy team fights
4. Not knowing the whole time who will go home

I am really loving this season. We haven't seen this kind of combo of epic tasks and a huge casting success since TAR14!

I was thinking the same exact thing!

Also, I am usually not a fan of India episodes since India is so over-used, but I have LOVED both of the India episodes. Hands down the best India episodes of any season (in my opinion) and the 2nd and 3rd best episodes as well (1st = Paraguay, 2nd = India 2, 3rd = India 1)

I love getting back to difficult legs, unlike the weak S19 ones!

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Re: TAR 20 Ep 10 " I Need Hair To Be Pretty" (Cochin, India)
« Reply #232 on: April 29, 2012, 08:49:12 PM »
+ the episode didn't seem rushed which was a huge plus for me.   :tup:
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Re: TAR 20 Ep 10 " I Need Hair To Be Pretty" (Cochin, India)
« Reply #233 on: April 29, 2012, 08:51:57 PM »
+ the episode didn't seem rushed which was a huge plus for me.   :tup:

I think this comes from that there are only 5 teams plus a FF; there are not as many teams to film.

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Re: TAR 20 Ep 10 " I Need Hair To Be Pretty" (Cochin, India)
« Reply #234 on: April 29, 2012, 09:04:21 PM »
In another news Bopper and Mark were #10 trending topic on twitter! They are probably the most liked team on the race and here's hoping they come back for another all-stars/unfinished business.
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Re: TAR 20 Ep 10 " I Need Hair To Be Pretty" (Cochin, India)
« Reply #235 on: April 30, 2012, 01:45:41 AM »
i just looked at a christmas photo album of bopper and he is nowhere to be seen so perhaps he is laying low.

It all makes sense now...haha and thanks to google chrome being able to zoom in on the fast forward clue.

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Re: TAR 20 Ep 10 " I Need Hair To Be Pretty" (Cochin, India)
« Reply #236 on: April 30, 2012, 11:42:04 AM »
The head-shaving Fast Forward did not have enough good luck this time around, to save the last likeable team of this race. Not sure who I will root for now.

I know it was good luck for Uchenna & Joyce and the Richards, but not so much for Richard & Joey and now, Mark & Bopper.

As much as I like them, I'm not sure if I would want them back for the 3rd All-stars, with Mark's motion sickness and Bopper's bad knee.

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Re: TAR 20 Ep 10 " I Need Hair To Be Pretty" (Cochin, India)
« Reply #237 on: April 30, 2012, 11:50:02 AM »
I was thinking the same exact thing!

Also, I am usually not a fan of India episodes since India is so over-used, but I have LOVED both of the India episodes. Hands down the best India episodes of any season (in my opinion) and the 2nd and 3rd best episodes as well (1st = Paraguay, 2nd = India 2, 3rd = India 1)

I thought the German episode was easily one of the better ones, it needed navigation skill in that it moved through different areas as well with the teams driving something which has been badly missing from most of the season.  There were switches in position all the time because of mistakes by different teams, and I thought the end was unpredictable too.
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Re: TAR 20 Ep 10 " I Need Hair To Be Pretty" (Cochin, India)
« Reply #238 on: April 30, 2012, 04:09:52 PM »
for those still tracking the last Cochin Leg here's some info

the temple they went to get the first clue and also the location for the tiger paint event
was "Chandiroor" which is south of Aroor , which i originally thought. (google map search :Chandiroor, Alappuzha, Kerala, India)
The Coir weaving was at "Pattanakkad" in "Cherthala" further south of "Chandiroor".(google map search: Pattanakkad , Alappuzha, Kerala, India)

From Pattanakkad, the team had to travel back North to Fort Kochi, to get to the ferry , where JJ & Art had the "Ginger" task. That's almost 17 miles. Not sure why the teams  didn't use a  taxi Car, instead of the auto-rickshaw. Locals normally don't use the richshaw to travel that far. One of the teams could have used a taxi car to get ahead of "Dave/Rachel" to the pit stop.

route from Pattanakkad  to Vypeen Ferry terminal:
http://maps.google.com/maps?hl=en&q=Pattanakkad+,+Kerala+to+Vypin+Ferry+terminal&bav=on.2,or.r_gc.r_pw.r_qf.,cf.osb&ix=sea&biw=1152&bih=561&um=1&ie=UTF-8&ei=Sf6eT-TxD4aw8ATOkPSCDw&sa=X&oi=mode_link&ct=mode&cd=3&ved=0CAoQ_AUoAg
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Re: TAR 20 Ep 10 " I Need Hair To Be Pretty" (Cochin, India)
« Reply #239 on: April 30, 2012, 04:29:36 PM »
The TEMPLE is right next to the The Palace Convention Centre in Chandiroor  :tup:

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Re: TAR 20 Ep 10 " I Need Hair To Be Pretty" (Cochin, India)
« Reply #240 on: April 30, 2012, 04:52:09 PM »
One of the teams could have used a taxi car to get ahead of "Dave/Rachel" to the pit stop.

So how far apart are the Pit Stops...........a mile maybe?
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Re: TAR 20 Ep 10 " I Need Hair To Be Pretty" (Cochin, India)
« Reply #241 on: April 30, 2012, 05:07:09 PM »
One of the teams could have used a taxi car to get ahead of "Dave/Rachel" to the pit stop.

So how far apart are the Pit Stops...........a mile maybe?
After looking at the videos on CBS , i think they are staying at the "Malabar House", Fort Kochi, which has the signature door lock as seen here (http://www.olafkrueger.com/en/cgallery/aimages/cat2/cat2-44/image364.html#8) So the current and prior  pit stops are about 2 miles apart if you travel  by boat or geographically.
If they are indeed at "Malabar House" then they would have taken  the ferry back to Fort Kochi after the pit stop.

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Re: TAR 20 Ep 10 " I Need Hair To Be Pretty" (Cochin, India)
« Reply #242 on: April 30, 2012, 05:48:50 PM »
One of the teams could have used a taxi car to get ahead of "Dave/Rachel" to the pit stop.

So how far apart are the Pit Stops...........a mile maybe?
After looking at the videos on CBS , i think they are staying at the "Malabar House", Fort Kochi, which has the signature door lock as seen here (http://www.olafkrueger.com/en/cgallery/aimages/cat2/cat2-44/image364.html#8) So the current and prior  pit stops are about 2 miles apart if you travel  by boat or geographically.
If they are indeed at "Malabar House" then they would have taken  the ferry back to Fort Kochi after the pit stop.

My apologies. I didnt mean what hotels.........but how far apart the actual  Pit Stop Mats are.......they sure appear very close to me on Google Earth. If I understand what you said.....it appears the teams went about 17 miles south and then turned around and came back north and ended up about a mile west of where they started.
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Re: TAR 20 Ep 10 " I Need Hair To Be Pretty" (Cochin, India)
« Reply #243 on: April 30, 2012, 06:19:08 PM »
One of the teams could have used a taxi car to get ahead of "Dave/Rachel" to the pit stop.

So how far apart are the Pit Stops...........a mile maybe?
After looking at the videos on CBS , i think they are staying at the "Malabar House", Fort Kochi, which has the signature door lock as seen here (http://www.olafkrueger.com/en/cgallery/aimages/cat2/cat2-44/image364.html#8) So the current and prior  pit stops are about 2 miles apart if you travel  by boat or geographically.
If they are indeed at "Malabar House" then they would have taken  the ferry back to Fort Kochi after the pit stop.

My apologies. I didnt mean what hotels.........but how far apart the actual  Pit Stop Mats are.......they sure appear very close to me on Google Earth. If I understand what you said.....it appears the teams went about 17 miles south and then turned around and came back north and ended up about a mile west of where they started.
you are right about that. Leg 10 pit stop is  1.8 miles west of the Leg 9 pit stop, but separated by water.

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Re: TAR 20 Ep 10 " I Need Hair To Be Pretty" (Cochin, India)
« Reply #244 on: May 01, 2012, 03:30:46 AM »
Awesome Jacob!! Thank you SO much, you made this leg come alive for us!! :hearts:
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Re: TAR 20 Ep 10 " I Need Hair To Be Pretty" (Cochin, India)
« Reply #245 on: May 02, 2012, 01:20:17 AM »
so basically, emotional rachel's decision not to cut her $500 extensions and the rest of her hair cost her and brendon $10,000 each...not like she cares anyways since she won $1 million from bb.

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Re: TAR 20 Ep 10 " I Need Hair To Be Pretty" (Cochin, India)
« Reply #246 on: May 02, 2012, 02:02:04 AM »
500, 000...not a million. And in the insider video she had a good point...she would be going back to RL in 5 days and needed a job...in her line of work no hair might not be good!
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Re: TAR 20 Ep 10 " I Need Hair To Be Pretty" (Cochin, India)
« Reply #247 on: May 04, 2012, 07:34:06 PM »
Awesome Jacob!! Thank you SO much, you made this leg come alive for us!! :hearts:
No problem Peach.  Happy to help with the details. Never thought they will do 2 legs in Kerala.

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Re: TAR 20 Ep 10 " I Need Hair To Be Pretty" (Cochin, India)
« Reply #248 on: August 27, 2012, 09:18:04 AM »
Still looking for the Pit Stop hotel/Pit Start! At the start of Leg 11 we see Dave/Rachel crossing the street to get to Akbar Holidays (which is on the west side of MG Road), so that probably means they got off their taxi on the southbound lane, eliminating a lot of the waterways we need to look! Still can't match it up just yet though... :gaah:

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Re: TAR 20 Ep 10 " I Need Hair To Be Pretty" (Cochin, India)
« Reply #249 on: August 27, 2012, 04:17:58 PM »
Still looking for the Pit Stop hotel/Pit Start! At the start of Leg 11 we see Dave/Rachel crossing the street to get to Akbar Holidays (which is on the west side of MG Road), so that probably means they got off their taxi on the southbound lane, eliminating a lot of the waterways we need to look! Still can't match it up just yet though... :gaah:

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Hey, Neobie, could it be this the background of Art & JJ caption?  It's a traveller's pic from the Cherai Beach Resort Hotel.


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