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Re: TAR 20 Ep 12 Honolulu,Hawaii
« Reply #125 on: May 01, 2012, 03:59:12 PM »
Promo vid is now up in post #2.

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Re: TAR 20 Ep 12 Honolulu,Hawaii
« Reply #126 on: May 01, 2012, 04:10:36 PM »
in picture 46 we can see the tanaka at the left like ib others photos but in the right we can see 4 couples and in others there was only 3

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Re: TAR 20 Ep 12 Honolulu,Hawaii
« Reply #127 on: May 01, 2012, 04:11:04 PM »
http://archives.starbulletin.com/2005/07/24/news/story9.html

According to this 2005 article, there is only one actual lava sledding course on Oahu, and it is at Kaena Point.  That is at the extreme western tip of the north shore.  I imagine one could slide down other hills though? :duno:

Kaena Point is near Dillingham Airfield, a possible point of departure for helicopters.  (And once used used by the Hawaii 5-0 show  :))


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Re: TAR 20 Ep 12 Honolulu,Hawaii
« Reply #128 on: May 01, 2012, 04:21:57 PM »
also in 46 we can see the pants of a boy a clear color like ralph in the japan game show

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Re: TAR 20 Ep 12 Honolulu,Hawaii
« Reply #129 on: May 01, 2012, 07:23:41 PM »
I thought the only thing involving surf in the last leg of TAR14 was the RB (the surfboard fence).

The other half of the Detour in the TAR14 finale had to do with learning how to surf, IIRC.  Ask Luke for confirmation if you want.

I think these two images seem to be very telling in the potential finish order.  In the left-to-right and top-down way of reading it, it seems to go 1->2->3->4 in a Z pattern.  I don't think it's mere coincidence that it's the same order in these different shots, and it reinforces my suspicions that Dave & Rachel won.





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Re: TAR 20 Ep 12 Honolulu,Hawaii
« Reply #130 on: May 01, 2012, 07:36:19 PM »
^I noticed that too but I thought it was wishful thinking :lol:
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Re: TAR 20 Ep 12 Honolulu,Hawaii
« Reply #131 on: May 01, 2012, 07:48:10 PM »
Slayton, I hope you're right.  Meh; I don't mind anyone winning here!  Dave & Rachel would be most deserving (esp if they win the 11th segment).  They'd be prime for an epic return of the racers season, but OTOH, they could end up being retired, too.
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Re: TAR 20 Ep 12 Honolulu,Hawaii
« Reply #132 on: May 01, 2012, 07:55:02 PM »
I wonder if either the jet ski or the sledding is an active route marker. There's no way Rachel B does three RBs.
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Re: TAR 20 Ep 12 Honolulu,Hawaii
« Reply #133 on: May 01, 2012, 07:55:14 PM »
So have we established that there is a double roadblock for the Honolulu leg? If so does that mean each member has to do one of the roadblocks because I see Blonde Rachel doing both, which is maybe what Phil is talking about? Just a thought.

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Re: TAR 20 Ep 12 Honolulu,Hawaii
« Reply #134 on: May 01, 2012, 08:16:05 PM »
Do you notice that Art and JJ's lighting is very different. It could just be a cloud, but it looks like they  at a different time of day.





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Re: TAR 20 Ep 12 Honolulu,Hawaii
« Reply #135 on: May 01, 2012, 08:18:16 PM »
I doubt the picture order means anything.I agree with the idea that Rachel B. messes up and does a roadblock that Dave was supposed to do.
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Re: TAR 20 Ep 12 Honolulu,Hawaii
« Reply #136 on: May 01, 2012, 08:21:48 PM »
Next time, I hope that the Finish Line penalty is someone having to wait 45 minutes while the 2nd team to arrive steals their $1,000,000.  That would be the determining factor to a great season regardless.

One thing we can agree on: that shot of Ralph & Vanessa validates them as finishing in the painful 4th-place spot
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Re: TAR 20 Ep 12 Honolulu,Hawaii
« Reply #137 on: May 01, 2012, 08:23:20 PM »
Here are the tasks/activities we know that teams participate in while in Hawaii:

1. Tower climbing
2. Jetski
3. Paddleboard
4. Helicopter ride
5. Land surfing

According to precendent there must be at least one roadblock and there is probably not a detour. According to recent precedents and the missing RB from leg six, there could be a double roadblock. A double roadblock always requires each team member to do one. Also, never in TAR history has production allowed a team member to perform a roadblock which they were not eligible for and then penalized them at the mat for it.
The jetski and the land surfing cannot logically both be a roadblock because RachelB is doing both. One of them is possibly a detour option. My spec lineup for the finale:

Arrive on Oahu>>>>tower task>>>>paddleboard to a RI>>>>sledding roadblock>>>>jetski RI>>>>helicopter to beach for final RB>>>>finish line

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Arrive on Oahu>>>>tower task>>>>Detour>>>>paddleboard to a RI>>>>sledding roadblock>>>>helicopter to beach for final task>>>>finish line
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Re: TAR 20 Ep 12 Honolulu,Hawaii
« Reply #138 on: May 01, 2012, 08:30:00 PM »
But wouldn't that be a penalty? Rather than an unfinished roadblock?


EDIT: sorry I see you answered my question above.

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Re: TAR 20 Ep 12 Honolulu,Hawaii
« Reply #139 on: May 01, 2012, 09:35:57 PM »
So have we established that there is a double roadblock for the Honolulu leg? If so does that mean each member has to do one of the roadblocks because I see Blonde Rachel doing both, which is maybe what Phil is talking about? Just a thought.

Well, both Dave and Rachel had performed 4 RB each:  Rachel in Legs 2, 4, 5 and 9, and Dave in Legs 1, 3, 8 and 10 - in leg 6 they won the FF and skip that leg's RB - .  We saw in the Osaka part of the clips that she's doing the game show, what we believe is a RB too.  So they'd reach the final leg with a count of 5-4.  If you're right about the 2 RB in Hawaii, they would be making a huge mistake.
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Re: TAR 20 Ep 12 Honolulu,Hawaii
« Reply #140 on: May 01, 2012, 09:45:59 PM »
New Press pics:



The preview definitely makes for some interesting sleuthing on who messes up by not finishing a task.

These promo pics are from the upcoming episode, correct? Then what task is it that has Dave pulling off some work gloves, as they read the clue?

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Re: TAR 20 Ep 12 Honolulu,Hawaii
« Reply #141 on: May 01, 2012, 09:50:14 PM »
New Press pics:



The preview definitely makes for some interesting sleuthing on who messes up by not finishing a task.

These promo pics are from the upcoming episode, correct? Then what task is it that has Dave pulling off some work gloves, as they read the clue?

There are mountains, palms, water, and buildings in the back:  maybe the rappeling at the One Waterfront Towers?
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Re: TAR 20 Ep 12 Honolulu,Hawaii
« Reply #142 on: May 01, 2012, 10:06:55 PM »
Do you notice that Art and JJ's lighting is very different. It could just be a cloud, but it looks like they  at a different time of day.

This is Hawaii you are talking about, you can be standing in a downpour at one end of an aircraft hanger and see through to bright sunlight on the other end.

I also wonder if a team gets lost or has a major delay on a task since I thought Art and JJ were just ahead of Brenchel at the tower climb with R/D a ways behind.

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Re: TAR 20 Ep 12 Honolulu,Hawaii
« Reply #143 on: May 01, 2012, 10:26:43 PM »
New Press pics:



The preview definitely makes for some interesting sleuthing on who messes up by not finishing a task.

These promo pics are from the upcoming episode, correct? Then what task is it that has Dave pulling off some work gloves, as they read the clue?

The gloves are from the Rappel task, as you see here, Brendon is wearing them as well.


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Re: TAR 20 Ep 12 Honolulu,Hawaii
« Reply #144 on: May 01, 2012, 11:56:41 PM »
Thanks, just thought it was really odd that he would take off the rest of the apparatus, and gloves last. But can see them in the pics.

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Re: TAR 20 Ep 12 Honolulu,Hawaii
« Reply #145 on: May 02, 2012, 12:33:24 AM »
Finale title quote is "It's a Great Place to Become Millionaires".

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Re: TAR 20 Ep 12 Honolulu,Hawaii
« Reply #146 on: May 02, 2012, 01:13:16 AM »
In the preview they showed high giving the order VanessaRalph, Davechel, Art/JJ Brenchel
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Re: TAR 20 Ep 12 Honolulu,Hawaii
« Reply #147 on: May 02, 2012, 09:36:46 AM »
so sad Vanessa and Ralph are out of the finale....specially for Ralph..he's a nice guy and has been respectful the whole race
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Re: TAR 20 Ep 12 Honolulu,Hawaii
« Reply #148 on: May 02, 2012, 03:08:29 PM »
I hope this incomplete roadblock thing isn't similar to the debacle last season with the episode 2 (Yogyakarta, Indonesia) detour.
After completing the detours, teams were supposed to donate all of their money to the orphans.

So teams received the clue sending them to the pitstop without actually fulfilling the complete requirements and after arriving at the pitstop were sent back by Phil.

If they've added something else like that and equally lame on to the end of the roadblock, I'll be really disappointed. Especially if it costs a team $1,000,000 .
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Re: TAR 20 Ep 12 Honolulu,Hawaii
« Reply #149 on: May 02, 2012, 03:25:20 PM »
In the Brenchel tantrum pics, someone mentioned the red box in 47 looked like something from a golf course(though the grass/soil doesn't look like what you'd find on a normal course), anyone able to figure out a possible location?  Also, in (48-51), has anyone commented on the yellow 'log' barriers along the road/parking area?  Is there someone currently in Hawaii(my memories are 8+ years old) who could shed light on whether they are a common/uncommon/rare sight?


 

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