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Re: TAR 22 Speculation and Discussion **of Spoilers**
« Reply #100 on: November 18, 2012, 12:05:57 AM »

Too bad Phil and the teams just missed the opportunity to meet Prince Charles and Princess Camilla.. they're just there yesterday dancing with locals on the street of christchurch...  :groan:   :lol:


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Re: TAR 22 Speculation and Discussion **of Spoilers**
« Reply #101 on: November 18, 2012, 12:25:45 AM »

a pure spec of one of the tasks could probably involved some of those "give back" to community thing, like help to build the city, renovate, donation, or else a sympathy letters or something  :)

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Re: TAR 22 Speculation and Discussion **of Spoilers**
« Reply #102 on: November 18, 2012, 12:29:13 AM »
RFF's own on the ground team will be here later to fill us all in!  :hearts:

In the meantime, thanks to KIWI
 
teams are on the 730 PM flight to Christchurch and will be heading to tonight.

And sadly: The father/son team has had an accident. The father has ruptured his achilles tendon and is in a moon boot. :'(

From this tweet, if true, they must have been in a much earlier flight than 7:30 PM:

Chris Doyle @doy
Asian couple and a camera guy just ran past me in the Christchurch airport... Amazing Race contestants?
11:38 PM - 17 Nov 12 MX
06:38 PM - 18 Nov 12 NZ

NZ 527   
Air New Zealand    1:00 PM    1:00 PM    T-D    2:20 PM    2:18 PM       Landed
  On-time    320   
NZ 521   
Air New Zealand    2:10 PM    2:09 PM    T-D    3:30 PM    3:30 PM       Landed
  On-time    733   
NZ 535   
Air New Zealand    2:45 PM    2:51 PM    T-D    4:05 PM    4:15 PM       Landed
  On-time    733   
JQ 255   
Jetstar Airways    3:05 PM    5:25 PM    T-D    4:30 PM    6:52 PM       Landed
  142 min    320   
NZ 539   
Air New Zealand    3:30 PM    3:42 PM    T-D    4:50 PM    5:07 PM       Landed
  17 min    733   
NZ 547   
Air New Zealand    5:00 PM    5:06 PM    T-D    6:20 PM    6:30 PM       Landed
  On-time    733   
NZ 543   
Air New Zealand    5:30 PM    5:38 PM    T-D    6:50 PM    7:01 PM       Landed
  On-time    320   
NZ 557   
Air New Zealand    6:30 PM    6:49 PM    T-D    7:50 PM    8:16 PM ~       En Route
  26 min    733   
NZ 553   
Air New Zealand    7:30 PM    7:30 PM ~    T-D    8:50 PM    8:50 PM ~       Scheduled
  On-time    733   
NZ 551      Air New Zealand    8:25 PM    8:25 PM ~    T-D    9:45 PM    9:45 PM ~       Scheduled
  On-time    320   
NZ 559   
Air New Zealand    8:45 PM    8:45 PM ~    T-D    10:05 PM    10:05 PM ~       Scheduled
  On-time    320   
JQ 259   
Jetstar Airways    9:15 PM    9:15 PM ~    T-D    10:40 PM    10:40 PM ~       Scheduled
  On-time    320   

Most likely they were on the 5pm flight. At least the team mentioned in the tweet.

It is Sun Nov 18 1:30am Atlanta & 7:30pm Christchurch.

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Re: TAR 22 Speculation and Discussion **of Spoilers**
« Reply #103 on: November 18, 2012, 12:33:15 AM »
We'll get some clarification later. We know exactly when they arrived in Auckland, perhaps 730 refers to their arr time in CHC and not the dep time? Just wait... :tup:
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Re: TAR 22 Speculation and Discussion **of Spoilers**
« Reply #104 on: November 18, 2012, 12:35:17 AM »
Go for that info in CHC, Zouly!!! I hope that the next one "on the ground" is you in MEL! Good luck!

PS You just made Duchess Camilla a princess.


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Re: TAR 22 Speculation and Discussion **of Spoilers**
« Reply #105 on: November 18, 2012, 12:35:31 AM »

Too bad Phil and the teams just missed the opportunity to meet Prince Charles and Princess Camilla.. they're just there yesterday dancing with locals on the street of christchurch...  :groan:   :lol:




Ahhh, but Phil could have easily been almost a day ahead of the teams? See Neobie's info in the transport thread, that's where flight info mostly goes.
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Re: TAR 22 Speculation and Discussion **of Spoilers**
« Reply #106 on: November 18, 2012, 12:38:48 AM »
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Just seen the amazing race arrive in chch. Exciting!!

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Re: TAR 22 Speculation and Discussion **of Spoilers**
« Reply #107 on: November 18, 2012, 02:23:21 AM »
instagram post:

@sophie_cocks the amazing race



The people to the right of the cameras, left of the team and right of team are myself and family...hehe

That is such a weird yet awesome coincidence!  :lol: what an opportunity to get to see them! Can't wait for photos... if you have any  ;)

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Re: TAR 22 Speculation and Discussion **of Spoilers**
« Reply #108 on: November 18, 2012, 02:34:16 AM »
Oh I do, and videos. And a story to tell, and some reveals of team names. As well as Papa and Son having Papa in a moon boot, having ruptured his achilles tendon in Bora Bora and can hardly walk poor man, I spoke with him.
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Re: TAR 22 Speculation and Discussion **of Spoilers**
« Reply #109 on: November 18, 2012, 03:01:25 AM »
Oh I do, and videos. And a story to tell, and some reveals of team names. As well as Papa and Son having Papa in a moon boot, having ruptured his achilles tendon in Bora Bora and can hardly walk poor man, I spoke with him.

That sounds SO cool! You're very lucky! I can't wait to hear all about it! I'll be on all night in case you decide to tell us more ;)

That sucks that PaPa has had a serious injury :'( I'm hoping his son will help him power through the race!


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Re: TAR 22 Speculation and Discussion **of Spoilers**
« Reply #110 on: November 18, 2012, 03:04:23 AM »
Sadly, this seems unlikely, especially 'from what I was told'. Looks like they'll be jetsetting off soon :'(
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Re: TAR 22 Speculation and Discussion **of Spoilers**
« Reply #111 on: November 18, 2012, 04:57:05 AM »
Oh I do, and videos. And a story to tell, and some reveals of team names. As well as Papa and Son having Papa in a moon boot, having ruptured his achilles tendon in Bora Bora and can hardly walk poor man, I spoke with him.

You are so lucky! And thanks for all the great info! Since you got to see the teams up close and personal, did Winnie and Cam look like they could be Asian to you? Just curious since people can't seem to figure it out. And what about the F/F red team? Could they be Latinas?
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Re: TAR 22 Speculation and Discussion **of Spoilers**
« Reply #112 on: November 18, 2012, 04:59:12 AM »
What an awesome job, Kiwi Jay! And you are so lucky. Thank you so much for bringing the news. :hearts:

Feel sad about the Father/Son. Hope he'll be alright :(
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Re: TAR 22 Speculation and Discussion **of Spoilers**
« Reply #113 on: November 18, 2012, 05:04:49 AM »
The red female team definitely do not look Latino. At all. Winnie and Cam do look asian without a doubt. May be born and raised in America (they sounded definite american) but look either Asian or Hawaiian at a FAR stretch, or maybe they were just a tad tanned from Tahiti :P
I told the Father 'best of luck' and he smiled and thanked me and said he would need it. The son looks sad but they are going to give it their best. Sadly I don't think his state will meet the standard, even though they seemed wonderful. In team alabama, I think we have a real hoot of a team and I know I will keep in contact with them. Other teams seem great fun, some a bit jumpy still. The blondes asked where gate 11 was as I said, and I said....um there isn't a gate 11. They laughed and ran off  :lol3:
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Re: TAR 22 Speculation and Discussion **of Spoilers**
« Reply #114 on: November 18, 2012, 05:35:01 AM »
Awesome job, Kiwi! The poor father... :( Surprised that two (well, I guess three now) all-male teams have been eliminated right at the beginning.

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Re: TAR 22 Speculation and Discussion **of Spoilers**
« Reply #115 on: November 18, 2012, 06:59:57 AM »
If it is true i think it is cool, we need stronger all-females teams in TAR!!!!
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Re: TAR 22 Speculation and Discussion **of Spoilers**
« Reply #116 on: November 18, 2012, 08:33:09 AM »
Yes,sorry papa but no more male alpha teams dominating the race :yess:

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Re: TAR 22 Speculation and Discussion **of Spoilers**
« Reply #117 on: November 18, 2012, 08:43:19 AM »
If it is true i think it is cool, we need stronger all-females teams in TAR!!!!

Agree with this!

Yes,sorry papa but no more male alpha teams dominating the race :yess:

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Re: TAR 22 Speculation and Discussion **of Spoilers**
« Reply #118 on: November 18, 2012, 08:46:55 AM »
peach i think we got wrong because swear so one of twins in in auckland photos or it was careman

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Re: TAR 22 Speculation and Discussion **of Spoilers**
« Reply #119 on: November 18, 2012, 08:51:31 AM »
Oh I do, and videos. And a story to tell, and some reveals of team names. As well as Papa and Son having Papa in a moon boot, having ruptured his achilles tendon in Bora Bora and can hardly walk poor man, I spoke with him.

The red female team definitely do not look Latino. At all. Winnie and Cam do look asian without a doubt. May be born and raised in America (they sounded definite american) but look either Asian or Hawaiian at a FAR stretch, or maybe they were just a tad tanned from Tahiti :P
I told the Father 'best of luck' and he smiled and thanked me and said he would need it. The son looks sad but they are going to give it their best. Sadly I don't think his state will meet the standard, even though they seemed wonderful. In team alabama, I think we have a real hoot of a team and I know I will keep in contact with them. Other teams seem great fun, some a bit jumpy still. The blondes asked where gate 11 was as I said, and I said....um there isn't a gate 11. They laughed and ran off  :lol3:

Yes,sorry papa but no more male alpha teams dominating the race :yess:

About this thing, I brought back something from the second indian leg of TAR20,

Talking about Vanessa's injury, in TARLA 3 one of the girls (Marisol, from Marisol & José) suffered an injury in one of his knees, and stayed in the race but she has to compete using a wheelchair, and that team could be in the race at least for 4 more legs before their elimination.


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Re: TAR 22 Speculation and Discussion **of Spoilers**
« Reply #120 on: November 18, 2012, 12:11:23 PM »
Since teams arrived in Christchurch last night around local sundown, I believe there is a very good chance they were faced with an HoO. It's around sunrise in Christchurch now, so I suggest we should be watching for more sightings in the next 6 or 8 hours.

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Re: TAR 22 Speculation and Discussion **of Spoilers**
« Reply #121 on: November 18, 2012, 12:34:56 PM »
Anyway, once in to the domestic terminal we saw teams getting flights, Chuck and Wynona on a phone and later we chatted to a few people and learnt:

- 2 legs in Bora Bora / Tahiti
- Got a blessing in Tahiti for good luck
- Swam with sharks
- Father hurt himself racing to pitstop in a cart?! May have run over foot?? Needs surgery (on his way out)...
- Christchurch Rakaia Gorge Bridge (overnight stop?)

and learnt of Chuck and Wynona McCall, age 46 and 49 from Alabama Can't say more, but I may be on the telly box...nuff said ;)

Oooooh and I read the clue: 'fly to phil's hometown of Christchurch, New Zealand. Once there, drive yourselves to Rakaia Gorge Bridge to recieve your next clue.. and saw the immense additional info :O

The Amazing Race shooting in Bora Bora~~
 

 
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Re: TAR 22 Speculation and Discussion **of Spoilers**
« Reply #122 on: November 18, 2012, 01:02:22 PM »
We think Swimming w/ sharks would have been on the second leg...
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Re: TAR 22 Speculation and Discussion **of Spoilers**
« Reply #123 on: November 18, 2012, 06:50:39 PM »
A news story fresh from the New Zealand media!

http://www.guardianonline.co.nz/news/latest-news/american-amazing-race-comes-to-town/

American Amazing Race comes to town

The Amazing Race has hit Mid Canterbury.


Teams in the American version of television’s million dollar race around the world were spotted near Methven this morning taking part in a rural themed challenge at Mount Hutt Station before heading to Terrace Downs.

It’s understood the teams arrived last night and may have camped at the Rakaia Gorge overnight before jet boating on the Rakaia River early this morning.

Teams were last seen driving north through Windwhistle.


There's a picture with the story, but it doesn't show too much. It's a car with the cameraman in the front passenger seat, the sound guy in the back seat and a man driving. You can't see the other teammate.

This agrees well with what we know since I believe KiwiJay said they were headed for the Rakaia Gorge Bridge. Rapppel or bungy to the campsite?

Oh boy!! :hearts: Gotta love NZ media!! Thanks PM!!

I think the bridge is too low for a rapel...there are vids of kids jumping off.

And N thru Windwhistle is on the way back to Christchurch....
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Re: TAR 22 Speculation and Discussion **of Spoilers**
« Reply #124 on: November 18, 2012, 06:57:34 PM »
YAY Self-driving!  :hearts: Its been like forever since I have seen teams drive themselves.


 

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