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Offline Alenaveda

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Re: TAR 21 Speculation and Discussion **of Spoilers**
« Reply #125 on: May 28, 2012, 09:51:25 PM »
Didn't we have bull racing in the second India leg of TAR 4? (with mud, IIRC)

edit - Looks like Leafsfan and I had the same thought at the same time. :)

From TVcom recap of episode 7 of TAR4:

"ROADBLOCK  This leg's Roadblock required the chosen team member to take part in bull-racing. This was an Indian sport invented 100 years ago by local farmers. The challenge was to hang on to a team of bulls while going for a ride on a mud track the size of an American football field. If team members were able to hang on without falling off up until the end, they would receive their clue. However: If the team member fell off while other people were waiting, the person would have to go to the back of the line and wait for their next turn. These are the people who performed and completed this Roadblock: David, Reichen, Al, Jon, Tian and Chuck."
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Re: TAR 21 Speculation and Discussion **of Spoilers**
« Reply #126 on: May 28, 2012, 10:06:34 PM »
Since flying arrives 6:00 pm Tuesday and Bull Racing is in next day (Wednesday) daylight, the Train option, arriving Wednesday at 5:44 or 7:30 am, is effectively equivalent.

Chateau,
I think your schedule for flying is off by 24 hours. Teams can get to Jakarta by 1540 today (that being May 29 in east Asia for the past 11 hours) or earlier and get on a flight at 1640 and arrive at 1810 ON MONDAY MAY 29th.

NOTE: I stand corrected. It was me off by 24 hours.
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Re: TAR 21 Speculation and Discussion **of Spoilers**
« Reply #127 on: May 28, 2012, 10:08:06 PM »
Since flying arrives 6:00 pm Tuesday and Bull Racing is in next day (Wednesday) daylight, the Train option, arriving Wednesday at 5:44 or 7:30 am, is effectively equivalent.

Chateau,
I think your schedule for flying is off by 24 hours. Teams can get to Jakarta by 1540 today (that being May 29 in east Asia for the past 11 hours) or earlier and get on a flight at 1640 and arrive at 1810 ON MONDAY MAY 29th.

May 29th is Tuesday.

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Re: TAR 21 Speculation and Discussion **of Spoilers**
« Reply #128 on: May 28, 2012, 10:09:46 PM »
one of the biggest and largest Indonesian community online forum that has been very helpful in spoiling TAR 19 is now being shut down... I don't know for how long, but I guess there's a security agenda...   :umn:

ETA: it's like a Weibo version in China for Indonesians community...
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Re: TAR 21 Speculation and Discussion **of Spoilers**
« Reply #129 on: May 28, 2012, 10:44:50 PM »
one of the biggest and largest Indonesian community online forum that has been very helpful in spoiling TAR 19 is now being shut down... I don't know for how long, but I guess there's a security agenda...   :umn:

ETA: it's like a Weibo version in China for Indonesians community...
That Indonesian forum has members from all around Indonesia. So, it's going to be easy for them to look for the teams, even if they go to remote places in Indonesia. ;)

Yeah, I kinda waiting for it to be fixed too... However, some of the users from that forum had created a private group to discuss about almost all the spoilers (since TAR19), and not all users are invited. So, it's pretty hard for some to search for spoilers. :( :umn:


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Re: TAR 21 Speculation and Discussion **of Spoilers**
« Reply #130 on: May 28, 2012, 10:48:15 PM »
Will there be a double elimination this leg?

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Re: TAR 21 Speculation and Discussion **of Spoilers**
« Reply #131 on: May 28, 2012, 11:01:24 PM »
Will there be a double elimination this leg?

Indonesia become a home for double elimination <333

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Re: TAR 21 Speculation and Discussion **of Spoilers**
« Reply #132 on: May 28, 2012, 11:05:09 PM »
Will there be a double elimination this leg?
I don't  think so,no mentioned "double elimination" in their clue.

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Re: TAR 21 Speculation and Discussion **of Spoilers**
« Reply #133 on: May 29, 2012, 04:30:35 AM »
As a nightime arrival is expected in Bangkalan, first teams should arrive at bull race facility by 9pm-local, they will very likely be bunched together for a Wednesday 7am-local event, which should take place by 8pm EDT Tuesday.

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Re: TAR 21 Speculation and Discussion **of Spoilers**
« Reply #134 on: May 29, 2012, 07:01:49 AM »
I hope the gay team and the chipndale team makes it super far :wohoo:


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Re: TAR 21 Speculation and Discussion **of Spoilers**
« Reply #135 on: May 29, 2012, 09:14:43 AM »
If they also are in Surabaya, this could be a great pitstop:Heroic Monument, also known as Heroes Monument! :hearts: :hearts: :hearts: :hearts:

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Re: TAR 21 Speculation and Discussion **of Spoilers**
« Reply #136 on: May 29, 2012, 09:17:16 AM »
Chipndale team seems more "social" than other teams...
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Re: TAR 21 Speculation and Discussion **of Spoilers**
« Reply #137 on: May 29, 2012, 10:17:29 AM »
When someone says Madura, there are at least three things that cross my mind: sate, barbershop and salt. I'm not surprised if there will be tasks related to them

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Re: TAR 21 Speculation and Discussion **of Spoilers**
« Reply #138 on: May 29, 2012, 10:30:57 AM »
Chipndale team seems more "social" than other teams...

 :lol:
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Re: TAR 21 Speculation and Discussion **of Spoilers**
« Reply #139 on: May 29, 2012, 10:41:53 AM »
All teams have arrived in Alun-Alun. Hour of Operations: 8 AM in the morning (about 9 hours from now)

Credit goes to my friend in Bangkalan, DavidPutra
Okay, let's sleep... I bet they're going to sleep too. :lol:

Anyway, does your friend know how many teams are there? :tup:


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Re: TAR 21 Speculation and Discussion **of Spoilers**
« Reply #140 on: May 29, 2012, 11:04:02 AM »
These are two places I predict to be the Pit Stop of leg 2 if they're staying in Madura:

1. Kraton Sumenep


2. Lombang Beach

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Re: TAR 21 Speculation and Discussion **of Spoilers**
« Reply #141 on: May 29, 2012, 11:05:14 AM »
So, Leg 1 is DEFINITELY an elimination leg, right? :tup:

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Re: TAR 21 Speculation and Discussion **of Spoilers**
« Reply #142 on: May 29, 2012, 11:34:48 AM »
So, Leg 1 is DEFINITELY an elimination leg, right? :tup:

I'm sure they can see all the teams at the HOO so it probably was
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Re: TAR 21 Speculation and Discussion **of Spoilers**
« Reply #143 on: May 29, 2012, 11:42:47 AM »
I'm thinking after the bull racing (roadblock), they do a detour. Either something to do with salt production or making shrimp paste. Then go to Surabaya for pitstop. Next leg either stay in Surabaya or go to Bali, then from there Australia or New Zealand, then Europe.

Other detour options in Madura: something to do with batik, jamu (herbal drink), food or agribusiness (corn or tobacco).

Btw, Madura is very hot & arid. Teams would probably struggle tomorrow  :( 

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Re: TAR 21 Speculation and Discussion **of Spoilers**
« Reply #144 on: May 29, 2012, 11:50:26 AM »
So do we know which team wasn't seen at the HOO?? :duno:

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Re: TAR 21 Speculation and Discussion **of Spoilers**
« Reply #145 on: May 29, 2012, 12:23:13 PM »
Chipndale team seems more "social" than other teams...

That's cool! Maybe they could be another alpha male team like Brian and Greg. Hopefully they are likeable and have a sense of humor.

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Re: TAR 21 Speculation and Discussion **of Spoilers**
« Reply #146 on: May 29, 2012, 12:57:39 PM »
No reports on who was present at the HOO yet! Very excited to see the bull racing though!
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Re: TAR 21 Speculation and Discussion **of Spoilers**
« Reply #147 on: May 29, 2012, 02:02:31 PM »
Mr and Mrs Greenbeard have roller backpacks based on photos I saw of them, and reta said that the first team to arrive at the Shanghai airport and get tickets was the older couple with roller backpacks, so I think our first eliminated team was the older couple with the red bandanas. If only we could have info on who checked in when. Ah well.
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Re: TAR 21 Speculation and Discussion **of Spoilers**
« Reply #148 on: May 29, 2012, 02:08:58 PM »
I'm guessing the twins might have finished first in Leg 1.
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Re: TAR 21 Speculation and Discussion **of Spoilers**
« Reply #149 on: May 29, 2012, 02:11:10 PM »
Mr and Mrs Greenbeard have roller backpacks based on photos I saw of them, and reta said that the first team to arrive at the Shanghai airport and get tickets was the older couple with roller backpacks, so I think our first eliminated team was the older couple with the red bandanas

Great spot Kiwi Jay! In Chateau's photo of them at LAX here, you can see them both wheeling baggage.

We know that the blonde twins were on the first flight to Shanghai, so these guys were probably very near the front. If Greenbeard did arrive at the airport first in Leg Two, its likely the twins might have finished first.

This picture shows the same
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