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Offline JordanJones123

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Recruited Teams
« on: January 21, 2013, 02:20:15 AM »
Hi all, hope you had a nice festive season and whatnot  :ghug:

Anyways, I was just wondering how teams are recruited? If anyone knew how it worked that would be cool. Also, if you know any recruited teams list them below; it would be cool to a) have a list of them and b) see how they did in comparison to those who applied.
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Re: Recruited Teams
« Reply #1 on: January 21, 2013, 03:32:16 AM »
I know the Chips and Rob & Sheila were recruited.

I don't know any others though.
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Re: Recruited Teams
« Reply #2 on: January 21, 2013, 05:49:32 AM »
I have a list...

Season 12
Nicolas & Donald
Shana & Jennifer
Kate & Pat

Season 13
Anita & Arthur
Ken & Tina

Season 14
Mel & Mike
Margie & Luke
Steve & Linda

Season 15
Eric & Lisa
Zev & Justin
Mika & Canaan
Maria & Tiffany
Globetrotters

Season 16
Jeff & Jordan
Brent & Caite
Cowboys (?)
The Detectives (?)

Season 17
Brook & Claire
Michael & Kevin

Season 19
Laurence & Zac
Amani & Marcus
Andy & Tommy
Ethan & Jenna
Kaylani & Lisa

Season 20
Art & JJ
Brendon & Rachel
Vanessa & Ralph
Fitness & Danny
Elliot & Andrew
Misa & Maiya

Season 21
Josh & Brent
Chippendales
James & Abba
Amy & Daniel
Rob & Shelia

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Re: Recruited Teams
« Reply #3 on: January 21, 2013, 06:13:10 AM »
I have a list...

Season 12
Nicolas & Donald
Shana & Jennifer
Kate & Pat

Season 13
Anita & Arthur
Ken & Tina

Season 14
Mel & Mike
Margie & Luke
Steve & Linda

Season 15
Eric & Lisa
Zev & Justin
Mika & Canaan
Maria & Tiffany
Globetrotters

Season 16
Jeff & Jordan
Brent & Caite
Cowboys (?)
The Detectives (?)

Season 17
Brook & Claire
Michael & Kevin

Season 19
Laurence & Zac
Amani & Marcus
Andy & Tommy
Ethan & Jenna
Kaylani & Lisa

Season 20
Art & JJ
Brendon & Rachel
Vanessa & Ralph
Fitness & Danny
Elliot & Andrew
Misa & Maiya

Season 21
Josh & Brent
Chippendales
James & Abba
Amy & Daniel
Rob & Shelia

wowsers, thankyou :) but how do they get recruited? i can understand the cowboys or the choppendales because they were semi-famous before the race, but how about other teams like fitness and danny?

and why do u have question marks near the cowboys and the detectives? where they maybe not recruited?
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Re: Recruited Teams
« Reply #4 on: January 21, 2013, 06:48:34 AM »
wowsers, thankyou :) but how do they get recruited? i can understand the cowboys or the choppendales because they were semi-famous before the race, but how about other teams like fitness and danny?

and why do u have question marks near the cowboys and the detectives? where they maybe not recruited?

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Re: Recruited Teams
« Reply #5 on: January 21, 2013, 09:56:24 AM »
1. James and Abba said in an interview they applied normaly, so the were not recruited..
2. Zev and Justin applied normally, I have seen their audition video on youtube.
3. Margie and Luke/ Nicholas and Donald were recruited???  :ascared

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Re: Recruited Teams
« Reply #6 on: January 21, 2013, 11:30:52 AM »
Margie and Luke weren't recruited, they applied for Family Edition with two other members of their family, and got to semifinals of casting, but were cut. Margie and Luke were then asked for TAR 14.

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Re: Recruited Teams
« Reply #7 on: January 21, 2013, 01:41:37 PM »
That list is not totally correct...
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Re: Recruited Teams
« Reply #8 on: January 21, 2013, 03:17:44 PM »
I can confirm that my mom and I aren't recruited :) we get that a lot but we weren't. We applied for TAR 8, 12, 13, and 14 before we finally made it on.

Steve and Linda weren't recruited. They applied. I know Amanda & Kris and Jen & Kisha were recruited. Mike & his director friend and Tammy & Victor were finalists for TAR 13. Natalie (the one won Survivor Samoa) were a finalist for TAR 14 along with her ex boyfriend as well.

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Re: Recruited Teams
« Reply #9 on: January 21, 2013, 03:20:42 PM »
Amanda and Kris were recruited? :ascared Wow thats a shocker. Thanks Luke for your input to this discussion


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Re: Recruited Teams
« Reply #10 on: January 21, 2013, 03:21:28 PM »
Oh wow , thank you for the info , Luke!!
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« Reply #11 on: January 21, 2013, 03:23:03 PM »
Also I forgot to add, Meghan & Cheyne were finalists for TAR 14 too! We were together a lot during the casting and they had no idea I was deaf :)

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« Reply #12 on: January 21, 2013, 03:38:08 PM »
Meghan and Cheyne on TAR14 would completly seal the season for the best ever.
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Re: Recruited Teams
« Reply #13 on: January 21, 2013, 03:49:36 PM »
Not if I U-Turn them :-p

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Re: Recruited Teams
« Reply #14 on: January 21, 2013, 03:51:55 PM »
Not if I U-Turn them :-p

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« Reply #15 on: January 21, 2013, 04:38:22 PM »
Wow. It's really Luke. Well congratulations man on making in to Top 3 and Top 6(i think) in both races!
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Re: Recruited Teams
« Reply #16 on: January 21, 2013, 04:57:52 PM »
I might be mistaken, but I think I heard that Nat and Kat were recruited.

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Re: Recruited Teams
« Reply #17 on: January 21, 2013, 08:14:30 PM »
To be recruited do you have to be semi-famous?

Also if you find out about recruited teams for future seasons DO NOT POST THEM HERE! That stuff would go in spoilers not this discussion!! (Peach was on my back!)
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Re: Recruited Teams
« Reply #18 on: January 21, 2013, 10:46:25 PM »
Mike White was not recruited.

http://articles.latimes.com/2009/feb/14/entertainment/et-white14

"I couldn't write. I'd been watching for so long, I was just like, 'I want to go on the show!' " White recalled. "I made a tape with a friend and sent it in. It wasn't like I tried to pull rank. We just sent in an audition and they called."


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Re: Recruited Teams
« Reply #19 on: January 23, 2013, 01:00:09 AM »
Mike White was not recruited.

http://articles.latimes.com/2009/feb/14/entertainment/et-white14

"I couldn't write. I'd been watching for so long, I was just like, 'I want to go on the show!' " White recalled. "I made a tape with a friend and sent it in. It wasn't like I tried to pull rank. We just sent in an audition and they called."

Hmm. From the interview it sounds like he wasn't but he and his son had a higher celebrity rank then most on TAR, especially after School of Rock!
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Re: Recruited Teams
« Reply #20 on: January 23, 2013, 06:53:56 AM »
The detectives in TAR 16 I think were recruited. From what I heard 1 of them signed up for Survivor but was asked to find someone for TAR.
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Re: Recruited Teams
« Reply #21 on: January 23, 2013, 09:55:26 AM »
Correct me if I'm wrong, but why they recruited teams starting after the first All-Stars? :duno: ???
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Re: Recruited Teams
« Reply #22 on: January 24, 2013, 01:08:28 PM »
Can I just ask - how do you know if a team is recruited? Do they usually say in interview or is it obvious? :duno: ???
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« Reply #23 on: January 24, 2013, 02:31:47 PM »
Seems like Joey & Meghan may have been recruited judging by Joey's latest video where he says his friend "hooked him up with the right people", he said he's going to post a full explanation video soon.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8PI5-szawJg

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Re: Recruited Teams
« Reply #24 on: January 25, 2013, 01:00:30 PM »
I think this explains why I don't feel like rooting for some teams even if they were awesome (Chippendales) on the race. I would prefer a team who applied for the show on their own to win rather than having been recruited. Before TAR Allstars... all the teams seemed much more genuine (although there were still a few teams here and there who got through by pulling strings)...

I miss those days with real relationships at stake (Jon and Vic), friends just bickering (Tian and Jaree) and one member of the team just completely going nuts (Flo and Zach).

Sigh.


 

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