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pre TARaus 3 Speculation--new twist???
« on: October 22, 2013, 08:49:29 AM »
With the exciting news that TARaus 3 is confirmed for 2014, let the fun begin!
 
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But...NEW TWIST?? uh-oh :lol:

"The International Emmy Award-winning The Amazing Race Australia will return in 2014 with a surprising twist. Teams of two from all walks of life go head to head in this thrilling race around the world."

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Re: pre TARaus 3 Speculation--new twist???
« Reply #1 on: October 22, 2013, 10:06:36 AM »
This twist could be anything :lol:
Maybe they are going to double the prize money to $500,000 AD?
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Re: pre TARaus 3 Speculation--new twist???
« Reply #2 on: October 22, 2013, 10:23:31 AM »
Or random pairings?? :ascared
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Re: pre TARaus 3 Speculation--new twist???
« Reply #3 on: October 22, 2013, 10:26:18 AM »
Or random pairings?? :ascared
Strangers would completely shock me  :ascared I've thought a strangers pair would be a good try but imagine 11 teams  :ascared
 
We have a good while to wait yet though unfortunately, but it's back and that's what matters  :yess: :hearts:
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Re: pre TARaus 3 Speculation--new twist???
« Reply #4 on: October 22, 2013, 03:38:21 PM »
Random pairings would ruin team chemistry though :(
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Re: pre TARaus 3 Speculation--new twist???
« Reply #5 on: October 22, 2013, 04:47:19 PM »
Maybe they will force teams to switch players with each other  :lol:
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Re: pre TARaus 3 Speculation--new twist???
« Reply #6 on: October 22, 2013, 04:56:39 PM »
I would mind seeing it but only if it was 1 team.
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Re: pre TARaus 3 Speculation--new twist???
« Reply #7 on: October 22, 2013, 05:04:08 PM »
Maybe they have a new form of penalty board instead of a Uturn ???
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Re: pre TARaus 3 Speculation--new twist???
« Reply #8 on: October 22, 2013, 08:10:00 PM »
Aussies vs Kiwis by the sounds of it
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Re: pre TARaus 3 Speculation--new twist???
« Reply #9 on: October 22, 2013, 09:20:24 PM »
Yep. TV Tonight's confirmed that the twist will be "Aussies vs. Kiwis".


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Re: pre TARaus 3 Speculation--new twist???
« Reply #10 on: October 22, 2013, 11:16:07 PM »
TV Tonight quoted Mediaweek for that...can any of you find the original statement please?
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Re: pre TARaus 3 Speculation--new twist???
« Reply #11 on: October 22, 2013, 11:20:45 PM »
Perhaps it's 1/2 Kiwi teams and not a 50/50 split per se. Also wasn't there a casting call for The Big Adventure earlier this month but there weren't any reports of that in the media upfront. Is that where people are thinking this casting call was to put together a team of strangers? Perhaps they still are and it is just going to be one big melting pot of different types of teams! Regardless I am over the moon that the race is back!

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Re: pre TARaus 3 Speculation--new twist???
« Reply #12 on: October 23, 2013, 12:57:51 AM »
Well since there will be New Zealand teams I am pretty sure we can assume that NZ will be on this season (most likely for the finish line or the stop before the finish line )
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Re: pre TARaus 3 Speculation--new twist???
« Reply #13 on: October 23, 2013, 03:39:23 AM »
The fact that TAR Aus is back is just amazing in itself <3 That twist is also kind to their neighbours  :cheer:
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Re: pre TARaus 3 Speculation--new twist???
« Reply #14 on: October 23, 2013, 04:15:25 AM »

Can't wait what "Disney" in-cooperation with Seven Network host this show...

It could be an amazing surprise of product to consume if they did all well  ;)
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Re: pre TARaus 3 Speculation--new twist???
« Reply #15 on: October 23, 2013, 04:21:15 AM »
Maybe Disneyland Paris could get a visit ???
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Re: pre TARaus 3 Speculation--new twist???
« Reply #16 on: October 23, 2013, 04:31:06 AM »

With Disney involved, it could also add to the twist list on how they edit the end product, like make them more Theatrical with Dolby Surround sound system, more complex sound and visual effects and animation for the promos, and some other wonderful movie content as they might try to give a different experience in watching Reality TV Show.. in order to win another Int'l Emmy Award (what else could it be :lol: )

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Re: pre TARaus 3 Speculation--new twist???
« Reply #17 on: October 23, 2013, 04:48:31 AM »
Well since there will be New Zealand teams I am pretty sure we can assume that NZ will be on this season (most likely for the finish line or the stop before the finish line )

Not necessarily...NZ has great flight connections to Argentina and Chile. SL to South America, maybe?
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Re: pre TARaus 3 Speculation--new twist???
« Reply #18 on: October 23, 2013, 07:28:24 AM »
I read somewhere, a race within a race. So... it seems it could be Aussies VS Kiwis to take the title within a larger amazing race?

Ok, sounds confusing. :funny:

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Re: pre TARaus 3 Speculation--new twist???
« Reply #19 on: October 23, 2013, 07:33:04 AM »
Inception  :stare But Amazing!
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Re: pre TARaus 3 Speculation--new twist???
« Reply #20 on: October 23, 2013, 08:00:52 AM »
Don't like the Aussies vs Kiwis idea at all.

Every Australian reality show that decides to invite Kiwis has like a 90% Aussie, 10% Kiwi ratio. My Kitchen Rules had one Kiwi team out of 12 on Season 3. The current Beauty & The Geek Australia has like 1 or 2 Kiwis in it, I believe.

Definitely not expecting an even ratio at all. :/
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Re: pre TARaus 3 Speculation--new twist???
« Reply #21 on: October 23, 2013, 08:07:13 AM »
I hag a theory for this "race within a race" theory.

What if there are 6 AU teams and 6 NZ teams. (I know that breaks tradition of the 9:1 ratio when this happened on MKR and B&TG). The last team remanning from their respective countries wins a small prize ($50,000) while the team that wins it all wins the usual $250,000.

I know it doesn't sound like the best of ideas but it was just a theory.
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Re: pre TARaus 3 Speculation--new twist???
« Reply #22 on: October 24, 2013, 08:05:40 AM »
It would be nice in theory, TAR21. However, I don't see Channel Seven casting any more than 1-2 Kiwi teams. I would prefer even numbers if they are going to include New Zealand, but I don't see it happening. :/
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Re: pre TARaus 3 Speculation--new twist???
« Reply #23 on: October 24, 2013, 09:01:37 AM »
They are going to have a very high standard to live up to...Active did a superb job. I wouldn't count on too much re the Disney thing...Disney has a part ownership of TAR also and I don't think we get any special theatrical/sound touches. :(
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Re: pre TARaus 3 Speculation--new twist???
« Reply #24 on: October 24, 2013, 10:13:30 AM »
If they can even reach half the level of the previous 2 seasons it will still be fantastic! TAR Aus has done an unbelievable job at creating the race from outside the US  :hrt:
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Re: pre TARaus 3 Speculation--new twist???
« Reply #25 on: October 28, 2013, 05:06:09 AM »
Maybe "a race within a race" is like TAR21's theory, but only 3 or 4 NZ teams who have to race each other for a minor prize?

Given the massive difference in the size of casting pools between Australia and NZ, I don't think it will be a 50:50 split.

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Re: pre TARaus 3 Speculation--new twist???
« Reply #26 on: November 16, 2013, 09:37:01 PM »

‏@imwithmaster 34 seconds ago

OMG I just saw the ad for NZ teams for The Amazing Race!!!



--> any ozzies friend seeing this too on their TV ?!?
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Re: pre TARaus 3 Speculation--new twist???
« Reply #27 on: November 16, 2013, 09:38:40 PM »
Yes. It's just cut shots of TARAus2.
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Re: pre TARaus 3 Speculation--new twist???
« Reply #28 on: November 16, 2013, 09:40:06 PM »
Yes. It's just cut shots of TARAus2.

oh okay :lol:  I was like... whatt?! they even haven't close the submission date yet...
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« Reply #29 on: November 16, 2013, 09:43:21 PM »
Yes. It's just cut shots of TARAus2.

oh okay :lol:  I was like... whatt?! they even haven't close the submission date yet...

Yeah, nothing important.
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Re: pre TARaus 3 Speculation--new twist???
« Reply #30 on: December 08, 2013, 01:04:57 PM »
Long, long shot. What if Canadians and Australians intersect at some point and work together?

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« Reply #31 on: December 08, 2013, 06:49:12 PM »
Long, long shot. What if Canadians and Australians intersect at some point and work together?
I would love to see that and the probability of seeing that happen is greater then none (from what I heard they both are filming around Feb-March.
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Re: pre TARaus 3 Speculation--new twist???
« Reply #32 on: December 08, 2013, 09:10:18 PM »
Long, long shot. What if Canadians and Australians intersect at some point and work together?
I would love to see that and the probability of seeing that happen is greater then none (from what I heard they both are filming around Feb-March.

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Re: pre TARaus 3 Speculation--new twist???
« Reply #33 on: December 09, 2013, 01:54:47 AM »
My mistake.
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Re: pre TARaus 3 Speculation--new twist???
« Reply #34 on: December 09, 2013, 03:48:52 AM »
Interesting concept but highly unlikely - not too many people in Aus know that TAR Canada exists, and I assume the same would apply the other way round...
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Re: pre TARaus 3 Speculation--new twist???
« Reply #35 on: December 13, 2013, 09:26:39 PM »
Looks like a cross over could be a possibility with taping for the Australian race moved to finish by early April! :D  :cmastree
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Re: pre TARaus 3 Speculation--new twist???
« Reply #36 on: December 18, 2013, 05:18:04 PM »
The Australian version of the show is IMHO the most successful and best franchise so far. So I'm honestly looking forward to ANY new twists that they are introducing to the show! <3

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Re: pre TARaus 3 Speculation--new twist???
« Reply #37 on: December 19, 2013, 12:49:58 PM »
Since it's highly possible that TARA will have one leg in NZ, Phil Keoghan would be a greeter at the pit stop. He is a proud Newzealander a that is a logical choice.


 

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