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Future Switchbacks
« on: May 16, 2013, 01:46:24 AM »
So Season 22 featured 2 different switchbacks and it has become evident Switchbacks will continue to appear in future seasons but the question is what tasks would you like to see return as Switchbacks? For me I have three tasks I'd like to see return as Switchbacks firstly being the memorable meat-eating roadblock in Argentina, Secondly the memory challenge in Alaska and finally the memory challenge in Portland. What switchbacks would you like to see?
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Re: Future Switchbacks
« Reply #1 on: May 16, 2013, 01:59:27 AM »
TAR3 count the money/run the numbers

TAR4 Roadblock where Jaree was the first woman ever to do it in India.

TAR5 caviar <33333

TAR6 key roadblock China <333333333

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Re: Future Switchbacks
« Reply #2 on: May 16, 2013, 02:01:44 AM »
- Season 6's Hungarian spicy soup
- Season 5's caviars
- Season 3's money detour
- The 'Plow' (MY OX IS BROKEN!) detour task
- All Stars' sausage detour task
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Re: Future Switchbacks
« Reply #3 on: May 17, 2013, 01:09:16 AM »
TAR15 Farmer's Game/Farmer's Dance

TAR5 Caviar

TAR5 Lagen Wall Climb

TAR6 Spicy Soup

TAR6 Viking Rowing Boat (As an Intersection)

TAR6 Lock Challenge (As long as it's on a Non-elimination leg)

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TAR10 Flaming Arrow
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Re: Future Switchbacks
« Reply #4 on: May 17, 2013, 01:44:59 AM »
I would love to see the Unused/Unaired Detour choice from TAR 19 Belgium.

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Re: Future Switchbacks
« Reply #5 on: May 17, 2013, 08:37:45 AM »
Actually the detour was between the Bodybuilding Task that all teams chose to do and the Tintin task they did the next leg.

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Re: Future Switchbacks
« Reply #6 on: May 17, 2013, 08:39:41 AM »
Actually the detour was between the Bodybuilding Task that all teams chose to do and the Tintin task they did the next leg.

I don't think so. It would seem to unbalanced if that was it.
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Re: Future Switchbacks
« Reply #7 on: May 17, 2013, 08:40:32 AM »
Yeah... and especially if the TinTin task was in the daytime, that would be extroadinarily easy. :P
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Re: Future Switchbacks
« Reply #8 on: May 17, 2013, 08:41:36 AM »
Well I thought I was told that by someone at RFF. Maybe I was mistaken. ???

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Re: Future Switchbacks
« Reply #9 on: May 17, 2013, 08:44:48 AM »
no more please, I want to see switchbacks rare. Or else WRP might just create a new race clue called 'Switchback' that will appear every leg -_-

but please for future future use:
- TAR5 philippines plow
- TAR6 xian key
- TAR 7 argentina meat


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Re: Future Switchbacks
« Reply #10 on: May 17, 2013, 10:35:42 AM »
SWITCHBACK:

TAR Chocolate Roadblock. :D
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Re: Future Switchbacks
« Reply #11 on: May 17, 2013, 10:41:09 AM »
I haven't watched all seasons of TAR, but based on what I've watched, I hope these return as Switchbacks:
- TAR 15's Eat the Wasabi Roadblock in Japan
- TAR 16's In the Trenches or Under Fire Detour in France
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Re: Future Switchbacks
« Reply #12 on: May 17, 2013, 10:42:18 AM »
I haven't watched all seasons of TAR, but based on what I've watched, I hope these return as Switchbacks:
- TAR 15's Eat the Wasabi Roadblock in Japan
- TAR 16's In the Trenches or Under Fire Detour in France

I can tell you love that Detour because you used it in TAR:CK. :lol:

But yeah, I agree. We need another Japanese Game Show Roadblock. :)
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Re: Future Switchbacks
« Reply #13 on: May 17, 2013, 10:45:06 AM »
Red Bean Roadblock from TAR8
Festival of Colors Roadblock from TAR13

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Re: Future Switchbacks
« Reply #14 on: May 17, 2013, 10:51:46 AM »
SWITCHBACK:

TAR Chocolate Roadblock. :D
Is it the one in S5 where they search for the white ones? That was disgusting :lol:
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Re: Future Switchbacks
« Reply #15 on: May 17, 2013, 10:59:56 AM »
I haven't watched all seasons of TAR, but based on what I've watched, I hope these return as Switchbacks:
- TAR 15's Eat the Wasabi Roadblock in Japan
- TAR 16's In the Trenches or Under Fire Detour in France

I can tell you love that Detour because you used it in TAR:CK. :lol:

But yeah, I agree. We need another Japanese Game Show Roadblock. :)
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Re: Future Switchbacks
« Reply #16 on: May 17, 2013, 01:03:06 PM »
TAR15 Farmer's Game/Farmer's Dance

Please, no. Not memorable at all, at least for me.

I haven't watched all seasons of TAR, but based on what I've watched, I hope these return as Switchbacks:
- TAR 15's Eat the Wasabi Roadblock in Japan
- TAR 16's In the Trenches or Under Fire Detour in France

I would say no to this one as well. Memorable but not classic TAR. Too manufactured and fake. A second time would only make it worse.

But I agree that the TAR 6 lock Roadblock would be good, as well as the TAR 7 meat Roadblock and TAR5's Lagen wall climb.

Hm...as for TAR 9, how about the crickets Fast Forward? Or perhaps the epic final challenge involving the flags. For TAR 10 we could revisit the Great Wall climb, the Detour or Roadblock from Leg 2 (both excellent tasks), or the Lug It or Lob It Detour. For All-Stars, it could be fun to bring back the Eat It Up or Roll It Out Detour. :lol:
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Re: Future Switchbacks
« Reply #17 on: May 17, 2013, 01:38:12 PM »
Actually the detour was between the Bodybuilding Task that all teams chose to do and the Tintin task they did the next leg.

I don't think so. It would seem to unbalanced if that was it.

This IS correct. That is why they alll had to go out EARLY the next AM and do TinTin. Product placement!
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Re: Future Switchbacks
« Reply #18 on: May 17, 2013, 03:55:27 PM »
The meat and the mails , both on Argentina.
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Re: Future Switchbacks
« Reply #19 on: May 17, 2013, 04:11:33 PM »
TAR 17 leg 1 coracle task is one of those tasks that had potential but the teams were a little too far apart on that leg.

It'll never happen but I would be happy if they brought this task back :-[

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Re: Future Switchbacks
« Reply #20 on: May 17, 2013, 04:18:40 PM »
We kinda did have a switch back to the lock task.. i thought it was really similar to the tree of love task in russia in S21 but future switch backs i would love to see S12 finale  memory task.. its one of the most plausible tasks and can be used for many seasons to come..

I would also love to see some unaired tasks

S1 Leg 1 roadblock
S1 Vatican City Fast Forward.
S10 Leg 7

Also this could be an awesome switchback but put it as a finale memory task
S10 Leg 9 Make Music Detour: Imagine the Final 3 Rapping about eveywhere theyve been. Tests Their memory, creativity, and possibly physically (making a dance to go with it) Maybe combine it with some props that appeared on the race and a few decoys

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Re: Future Switchbacks
« Reply #21 on: May 20, 2013, 11:04:34 PM »
I say...
TAR7 Leg 3 roadblock (eat four pounds of a traditional Argentinian feast)
TAR12 memory task  :hearts:
TAR16 Leg 5 detour (pigeon & morse code) + u-turn
TAR17 Leg 1 roadblock (watermelons) :hearts:
TAR20 Leg 3 detour (harp & watermelons) and roadblock (bottle dance)
TAR20 Leg 9 roadblock (Bollywood dancing)
TAR22 Leg 1 2nd roadblock (sandcastles) :hearts:
TAR22 Leg 7 detour (brains & brawn)

I'm pretty sure about the watermelon roadblock.
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Re: Future Switchbacks
« Reply #22 on: May 20, 2013, 11:06:45 PM »
I say...
TAR7 Leg 3 roadblock (eat four pounds of a traditional Argentinian feast)
TAR12 memory task  :hearts:
TAR16 Leg 5 detour (pigeon & morse code) + u-turn
TAR17 Leg 1 roadblock (watermelons) :hearts:
TAR20 Leg 3 detour (harp & watermelons) and roadblock (bottle dance)
TAR20 Leg 9 roadblock (Bollywood dancing)
TAR22 Leg 1 2nd roadblock (sandcastles) :hearts:
TAR22 Leg 7 detour (brains & brawn)

I'm pretty sure about the watermelon roadblock.
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Re: Future Switchbacks
« Reply #23 on: May 21, 2013, 12:15:20 AM »
TAR 22
Sandcastle Roadblock (always good drama to see fears in teams face on something they can't control)

TAR 21
Mad professor Timezone Roadblock :lol3:

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Re: Future Switchbacks
« Reply #24 on: May 23, 2013, 10:54:14 PM »
I'd also like to see a whole leg with switchbacks from different seasons.


 

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