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Re: TAR 22 Speculation and Discussion **of Spoilers**
« Reply #225 on: November 22, 2012, 12:07:22 AM »
They have done two NELs back to back (first one was TAR 3, TAR 5, TAR 8, TAR 11, however, these were all during the era when the Race normally had 13 legs/segments. Since the total number of legs was reduced for filming TAR 13 and later, there has not been a case where there were two consecutive NELs.

However, there's nothing preventing that from being planned as an unexpected curveball to throw at the teams as it has been more than 10 seasons since it has been used. In other words, we can't rule it out, either as two consecutive NELs or as a double leg, or a paired just keep running leg.
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Re: TAR 22 Speculation and Discussion **of Spoilers**
« Reply #226 on: November 22, 2012, 12:08:29 AM »
I believe the green bags in the group picture on the steps belong to Joey and Meghan. Can anyone else confirm?

False. They belong to Team Alabama

Oh I'm sorry. I didn't see a pic with alabamas bags so I wasn't able to conpare


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Re: TAR 22 Speculation and Discussion **of Spoilers**
« Reply #227 on: November 22, 2012, 12:09:25 AM »
On a second look, Chuck and Wynona's bags are behind the other two green bags closer to Winnie and Cam. Wynona has a khaki pack and Chuck has a green one similar to the Video Bloggers. There are four packs there, and the others do look similar to Joey and Meghan, but couldn't say for sure...and yes of course that could be another idea theschnauzers  :tup:
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Re: TAR 22 Speculation and Discussion **of Spoilers**
« Reply #228 on: November 22, 2012, 01:34:19 AM »

After seeing this picture :





I am pretty sure that ND has mixed up between them and the Florida team... :o


because he said like this :

the one who struggling at the end was wearing a shirtless blue tank-top (well sometimes green could become blue for some reason).. and the girl was blonde (but not so blonde, it was dark-chocolate mixed blonde)

THIS IS IT..!!   :hoot:

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Re: TAR 22 Speculation and Discussion **of Spoilers**
« Reply #229 on: November 22, 2012, 02:29:55 AM »
Next leg could be Nepal? (Spec!)

Hanoi > Guangzhou Vietnam Airlines 506 DEP 12:50PM ARR 3:25PM
Guangzhou > Kathmandu China Southern 3067 DEP 7:10PM ARR 10:10PM

Idk if they would visit Nepal, but as others said Myanmar could also be visited, or pretty much anywhere in Asia :lol:


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Re: TAR 22 Speculation and Discussion **of Spoilers**
« Reply #230 on: November 22, 2012, 04:24:21 AM »

After seeing this picture :





I am pretty sure that ND has mixed up between them and the Florida team... :o


because he said like this :

the one who struggling at the end was wearing a shirtless blue tank-top (well sometimes green could become blue for some reason).. and the girl was blonde (but not so blonde, it was dark-chocolate mixed blonde)

THIS IS IT..!!   :hoot:

you probably right about the shirt colour ZouLy. It was 6 PM. almost dark at that time. But Michael and me agree that the last man we saw at the road block has short blonde hair

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Re: TAR 22 Speculation and Discussion **of Spoilers**
« Reply #231 on: November 22, 2012, 09:58:10 AM »
the numbers in shirts of brunettes could mean something?

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Re: TAR 22 Speculation and Discussion **of Spoilers**
« Reply #232 on: November 22, 2012, 11:09:08 PM »
When can we anticipate the next leg starting?

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Re: TAR 22 Speculation and Discussion **of Spoilers**
« Reply #233 on: November 22, 2012, 11:40:39 PM »
Wasn't Father of Father/Son in an airport wheelchair at one point? Could have been a withdrawl for medical reasons.

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Re: TAR 22 Speculation and Discussion **of Spoilers**
« Reply #234 on: November 22, 2012, 11:49:22 PM »
Wasn't Father of Father/Son in an airport wheelchair at one point? Could have been a withdrawl for medical reasons.

Nope, they still racing up until Leg-4 as far as I'm concern :)

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Re: TAR 22 Speculation and Discussion **of Spoilers**
« Reply #235 on: November 23, 2012, 01:27:30 AM »
Could there have been a penalty elimination in Bali?
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Re: TAR 22 Speculation and Discussion **of Spoilers**
« Reply #236 on: November 23, 2012, 09:29:31 AM »
So who is still left?

Alabama
Blondes
Brunettes
Not Asian
Hockey players

And which team Tan guy/blonde or the unidentified blonde team?

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Re: TAR 22 Speculation and Discussion **of Spoilers**
« Reply #237 on: November 23, 2012, 03:40:43 PM »
Tan guy and blonde/team purple, father and son and Joey and Meghan are still in, and apparently the 'unidentified' team may have been booted in Bali
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Re: TAR 22 Speculation and Discussion **of Spoilers**
« Reply #238 on: November 24, 2012, 12:44:06 AM »

2 Teams spotted in HongKong airport,!!

I'm quite sure they're gonna connect somewhere else pretty quick.. And hongkong is just a gateway to go anywhere in the world..  :groan:

But,   :wohoo:   to Alabama CHYNONA!! They survived another leg!!  :luvya:
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Re: TAR 22 Speculation and Discussion **of Spoilers**
« Reply #239 on: November 24, 2012, 12:54:01 AM »
Johannesburg is the only Hong Kong direct to Africa, though they can go to Dubai etc to connect, but Johannesburg has 2 flights to Lesotho? #purespec
Hong Kong > Johannesburg
Johannesburg > Lesotho

Nothing I've guessed has came true so far but lol heres a shot at a *new* country :lol:



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Re: TAR 22 Speculation and Discussion **of Spoilers**
« Reply #240 on: November 24, 2012, 01:00:55 AM »
Tons of available flights, GO SEARCH!
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Re: TAR 22 Speculation and Discussion **of Spoilers**
« Reply #241 on: November 24, 2012, 06:36:58 AM »
Tweet replies! Thanks samanthakuhr!

@peachrff they must be tired... Lots of contestants sleeping in the airport #amazingrace #tar22 #hongkong http://ow.ly/i/1ad3x 
 3:32 AM - 24 Nov 12

so this was 4 hours ago, am I right?

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Re: TAR 22 Speculation and Discussion **of Spoilers**
« Reply #242 on: November 24, 2012, 12:14:31 PM »
Tweet replies! Thanks samanthakuhr!

@peachrff they must be tired... Lots of contestants sleeping in the airport #amazingrace #tar22 #hongkong http://ow.ly/i/1ad3x 
 3:32 AM - 24 Nov 12

so this was 4 hours ago, am I right?



At the time I posted, yes.
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Re: TAR 22 Speculation and Discussion **of Spoilers**
« Reply #243 on: November 24, 2012, 02:56:56 PM »
JO-burg??

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Victoria Falls was the first ever location visited in the entire seriesAirdate: September 5, 2001

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Livingstone (Victoria Falls - Knife's Edge)
Livingstone (Batoka Gorge)
Songwe Village 
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Re: TAR 22 Speculation and Discussion **of Spoilers**
« Reply #244 on: November 24, 2012, 04:38:20 PM »
For reasons having to do with current events elsewhere in Africa, Johannesburg does seem to be the best bet this time for legs in Africa. (Uganda, Rwanda, Congo involved in conplicated civil war conflict, Sudan/South Sudan situation still unsettled, etc.

The question I have is whether all of the remaining teams would have to go through Hong Kong to get to Johannesburg; or whether teams leaving Hanoi could have gone to Singapore, Bangkok, or other hubs to get there. If we haven't seen all of the teams at the Hong Kong airport, then the other question is whether the teams that were seen there are leading or trailing teams, or risk takers or risk adverse in their travel arrangements.

The other comment I'll make is that South Africa as the next country is still consistent with a mostly-southern hemisphere, or at least south of the Tropic of Cancer route that I've been speculating about.
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Re: TAR 22 Speculation and Discussion **of Spoilers**
« Reply #245 on: November 24, 2012, 06:02:43 PM »
theschnauzers,

You are not the only individual who has hypothesized a route to Africa and South America. World Race Productions blew the southern hemisphere route by going to Hanoi. The entire rest of AR21 may be south of the equator, but I doubt it.

Some hypothesize Johannesburg is next and I believe Addis Ababa is more likely. There are dozens of other possibilities. That qualifies for your below the Tropic of Cancer route.

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Re: TAR 22 Speculation and Discussion **of Spoilers**
« Reply #246 on: November 24, 2012, 08:47:33 PM »
ALL we have to go on is one twitter suggesting Africa as a POSSIBLE destination. NOTHING is confirmed until we have further sightings.

:lol: I also liked the direct flight to Katmandu!
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Re: TAR 22 Speculation and Discussion **of Spoilers**
« Reply #247 on: November 24, 2012, 10:27:35 PM »
ALL we have to go on is one twitter suggesting Africa as a POSSIBLE destination. NOTHING is confirmed until we have further sightings.

:lol: I also liked the direct flight to Katmandu!

I say we have TWO twitter suggestions: One from the ground in Hong Kong and another directly from Phil Keoghan: He says he is a 12 hour flight away from where he took off. Just map a 12 hr flight away from Hanoi or a 12 hr flight away from Hong Kong, limit that to the destinations available WEST BOUND within the available time frame and that puts him either in Paris, London, Frankfurt, Munich or Jo'burg.

Paris, London, Frankfurt, Munich do not sound much like they can be confused with African destinations.

I'd say most eyes should be in sub-equatorial Africa if not just in South Africa.

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Re: TAR 22 Speculation and Discussion **of Spoilers**
« Reply #248 on: November 24, 2012, 11:48:01 PM »
Do we even know that Phil was leaving Hanoi through Hong Kong? He might have left Hanoi heading to a different hub city than the Racers that were seen in Hong Kong. That would coincidentally, make the 12 hour flight fit better headed to Johannesburg rather than the longer time needed from Hong Kong. That could suggest Bangkok or Singapore as alternatives for Phil.
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Re: TAR 22 Speculation and Discussion **of Spoilers**
« Reply #249 on: November 25, 2012, 09:55:05 AM »
Maun Botswana is only a 9 hour drive from Victoria falls. 

Maybe?   :tup:
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