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Title: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: georgiapeach on February 11, 2012, 12:40:05 AM
THE WORLD IS WAITING!

Premiere Date is Feb 19, 2012!

Title find thanks to ovalorange!
 
The 20th edition of the reality series begins with 11 teams of two meeting in Santa Barbara, Cal., where they receive instructions to fly to Santa Barbara, Argentina, to start their global trek.
     --via TV GUIDE

 
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02.13.2012

THE RACERS' COURAGE IS TESTED DURING THE SEASON'S FIRST ROADBLOCK WHEN THEY FIND THEMSELVES LEAPING FROM A PLANE AT 10,000 FEET ABOVE ARGENTINA, ON THE 20TH SEASON PREMIERE OF "THE AMAZING RACE," FEB. 19
 
 
    CHEAT TWEET: Could U skydive from 10k ft above Argentina despite an extreme fear of heights? @amazingrace_cbs returns 2/19 @8pm, ET/PT http://bit.ly/AoGrxW (http://bit.ly/AoGrxW)   
 
 
"Tears of a Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina) — As 11 Teams depart Santa Barbara, Calif. for Santa Barbara, Argentina, one team struggles to keep their nerves at bay.  Meanwhile, Teams quickly discover winning $1 million may be tougher than expected when they find themselves skydiving from a plane at 10,000 feet, on the 20th season premiere of THE AMAZING RACE, Sunday, Feb. 19 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.  Phil Keoghan is host.
 
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PRESS:


This season, the teams will travel across five continents, 22 cities and close to 40,000 miles, visiting Paraguay and Azerbaijan for the first time in the history of CBS's "The Amazing Race."
Challenges on Season 20 include skydiving in Argentina, training with Masai warriors in Tanzani and a race through Africa's "Garden of Eden." The competitors will also face a food challenge in Italy and search King Ludwig's quarters in the German castle that was the inspiration for the castle in "Sleeping Beauty."
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/01/25/the-amazing-race-season-20-cast_n_1231000.html (http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/01/25/the-amazing-race-season-20-cast_n_1231000.html)

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... stops will include Paraguay, Azerbaijan and Tanzania. In all the racers will visit five continents, 22 cities and nearly 40,000 miles.
Emmy-winning executive producer Bertram van Munster told us the route "is so off the wall and so crazy that it almost killed us. It's really very original—the whole ensemble, the cast and the route and the challenges are really unique, it's probably one of the best [seasons] we've ever done—and very competitive."
Because they all have the drive to win, van Munster revealed, we won't see season 20's sharing clues, and answers, that all but destroyed the competitive spirit in recent seasons. "These guys are not doing it [sharing information] this season," he assured us. "They get the drift. Sometimes it happens, but at the end of the day they have to all screw each other, if they want the million bucks."


http://www.eonline.com/news/watch_with_kristin/amazing_race_announces_season_20_cast/289019#ixzz1kZfoWERW (http://www.eonline.com/news/watch_with_kristin/amazing_race_announces_season_20_cast/289019#ixzz1kZfoWERW)

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Look for this FORMAT week to week!
post 1: PRESS
post 2: Preview and Promo vids
post 3: TIMELINE (taken from spoiler info)
post 4: summaries, if any :lol:

So do keep an eye here for the latest updates! 
 
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: georgiapeach on February 11, 2012, 12:43:12 AM
All PRE Show Promos are here:

http://forum.realityfanforum.com/index.php/topic,26795.msg707602.html#msg707602 (http://forum.realityfanforum.com/index.php/topic,26795.msg707602.html#msg707602)

NEW EP 1 Promos will be added here.
 
 
DIVE!! (promo 4)
 
http://www.youtube.com/v/r3vdcqtNuBA?version=3&hl

 
Sports PIP from 2-12:
 
http://www.youtube.com/v/s7475SSNXgQ?version=3&hl
 
 
FIRST 2 MINUTES PREVIEW!!
 
http://www.youtube.com/v/h3TtWu_eNtI?version=3&hl

 
 Santa Barbara diving!
 
http://www.youtube.com/v/9ICPIhhxA4U?version=3&hl
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: georgiapeach on February 11, 2012, 12:52:38 AM
DOM EL's Awesome TIMELINE!!
 
 
The Amazing Race 20
Five continents, 22 cities and nearly 40,000 miles... (CBS (http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-31749_162-57365734-10391698/big-brother-couple-and-married-clowns-in-the-amazing-race-cast-for-20th-season))

Leg 1 (Santa Barbara, USA (http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/a/a4/Flag_of_the_United_States.svg/22px-Flag_of_the_United_States.svg.png) → Santa Barbara, Argentina (http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/1/1a/Flag_of_Argentina.svg/22px-Flag_of_Argentina.svg.png))

Filmed
November 26-28
Broadcast
February 19

START LINE
Bridlewood Winery, Santa Barbara, California (caper / Slowhatch (http://forum.realityfanforum.com/index.php/topic,26453.msg694103.html#msg694103))

Start Line TASK
Involves searching through race coloured balloons (Zouly (http://forum.realityfanforum.com/index.php/topic,26411.msg706270.html#msg706270))

FLIGHTS (http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb40/domel9/plane14-1.png)
LAX (Twitter (http://forum.realityfanforum.com/index.php/topic,26453.msg685237.html#msg685237)) > Miami on AA276 (Twitter (http://forum.realityfanforum.com/index.php/topic,26453.msg685332.html#msg685332) [IMG]http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb40/domel9/camera.png)
Miami > Buenos Aires (Twitter (http://forum.realityfanforum.com/index.php/topic,26453.msg685570.html#msg685570)) on Unknown

ROADBLOCK
Skydiving above Salta (Neobie (http://forum.realityfanforum.com/index.php/topic,26795.msg707636.html#msg707636))

Active Route InfoMake 120 empanadas (CBS)
 
PIT STOPPatios de Cafayate Winery (CBS)
 
 

Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: georgiapeach on February 11, 2012, 12:53:08 AM
saved for summaries , if any! :lol:
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: georgiapeach on February 11, 2012, 12:53:25 AM
just in case.....
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: georgiapeach on February 13, 2012, 09:26:44 PM
caps
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: Glamazon Racer on February 14, 2012, 10:20:52 AM
So exciting!!! I have high expectations after seeing our cast! :yess:

Also, I'm not sure where the most appropriate place to point this out is, or if someone else has already mentioned it elsewhere, but the Episode 2 title on the CBS Schedule says:

"You Know I'm Not As Smart As You" (Buenos Aires, Argentina)
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: georgiapeach on February 14, 2012, 10:39:13 AM
Thamks! Media is the place. ;)
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: addie on February 14, 2012, 10:42:15 AM
I don't know were I can post this but:
Does someone know the song that is played during the sky diving in the promo "Dive"promo 4?
I like it :)
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: north09 on February 14, 2012, 11:31:03 AM
I don't know were I can post this but:
Does someone know the song that is played during the sky diving in the promo "Dive"promo 4?
I like it :)

Ready To Go - Panic! At The Disco
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: addie on February 14, 2012, 11:51:08 AM
Thanks :)
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: choroneko on February 14, 2012, 05:35:34 PM
I am very excited  :gaah: The cast is diverse and the destinations are beautiful.  :colors
The title quote is already obvious.
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: Glamazon Racer on February 14, 2012, 11:01:51 PM
Thamks! Media is the place. ;)

Cool! I'll keep that in mind for future episodes! :tup: (If someone doesn't beat me to it! :lol: )
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: ZouLy on February 14, 2012, 11:28:17 PM
I don't know were I can post this but:
Does someone know the song that is played during the sky diving in the promo "Dive"promo 4?
I like it :)

Ready To Go - Panic! At The Disco


The song used in First promo and Season 20!!! is: Panic! At The Disco - "Ready To Go"
The song used in Here We Go!!! is: Ian Axel - "This Is The New Year"
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: Slowhatch on February 15, 2012, 11:23:18 AM
Still no luck on SB Argentina. There are churches named Santa Barbara, and a street in Salta named SB, but the only towns I could find were either wide spots in the road or outhouses in the wilderness. Maybe the producers will put up a sign for an "amazing" SB.
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: balfour on February 15, 2012, 01:13:10 PM
Still no luck on SB Argentina. There are churches named Santa Barbara, and a street in Salta named SB, but the only towns I could find were either wide spots in the road or outhouses in the wilderness. Maybe the producers will put up a sign for an "amazing" SB.

There's a small village named Santa Bárbara close to where the skydiving happens. It's in the department of Cafayate, which is where Neobie placed the skydiving.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Santa_B%C3%A1rbara_(Salta) (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Santa_B%C3%A1rbara_(Salta))
http://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Santa_B%C3%A1rbara_(Salta) (http://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Santa_B%C3%A1rbara_(Salta)) [Spanish]
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: LoveRocked on February 15, 2012, 02:59:21 PM
http://tvpressfeed.com/2012/02/ford-announced-as-the-official-auto-sponsor-of-the-amazing-race/

Ford Announced as the Official Auto Sponsor of “The Amazing Race”

CBS AND FORD PARTNER TO RUN THE 20TH SEASON OF THE EMMY AWARD-WINNING “THE AMAZING RACE”

Ford is the Official Auto Sponsor of the Series and Will Have a Digital Extension on CBS.com

The New 2013 Ford Taurus Will Be Featured in the Premiere Episode on Feb. 19

CBS and Ford have teamed up again to run THE AMAZING RACE this spring as 11 new teams set off on a global adventure starting Sunday, Feb. 19 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.

Ford’s sponsorship includes on-air components featuring the new 2013 Taurus in the premiere episode, when teams begin the race in Santa Barbara, California’s wine country.  After receiving their first clue from host Phil Keoghan, the 11 teams jump into a new Ford Taurus where they receive additional information about their first destination via the “MyFord Touch” system in each vehicle. Teams will drive their cars to Los Angeles International Airport before departing on their first leg to Argentina.

Ford’s Fiesta and Focus will also make appearances in additional episodes this season.  Also, one lucky team will win two new 2013 Ford Taurus vehicles for finishing in first place in an upcoming leg of the Race.

Ford will also have a digital extension on CBS.com where viewers can take part in an online scavenger hunt to collect virtual passport stamps throughout the season. In addition to weekly prizes, one lucky fan will have the chance to win a 2013 Ford Taurus, along with $15,000 toward their own amazing journey.

“Ford’s partnership with CBS and THE AMAZING RACE provides another exciting opportunity to collaborate within a unique entertainment environment and showcase our newest vehicles and technologies,” said Crystal Worthem, Brand Content and Alliances Manager at Ford Motor Company. “This season has allowed Ford to seamlessly integrate the new Taurus in-show and online, while our collaborative efforts throughout the season will allow viewers to further engage with the brand and our growing portfolio of global vehicles.”

THE AMAZING RACE sends 11 teams on a trek around the world.  Each team is comprised of two people who have a pre-existing relationship with one another. At every destination, each team competes in a series of challenges – some mental and some physical – and when the tasks have been completed, they learn their next destination. Teams who are farthest behind will gradually be eliminated as the contest progresses, with the first team to arrive at the final destination winning $1 million.
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: Prophet on February 15, 2012, 03:10:09 PM
Keeping the car curse alive! :lol:
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: bc922 on February 15, 2012, 03:23:02 PM
There are four new photos from the CBS Press site with the following captions:

"Tears of a Clown (Santa Barbara, Argentina)"-- Emmy award nominated host Phil Keoghan leads all of the teams to the starting line at Bridlewood Winery in Santa Barbara, Ca on THE AMAZING RACE, premiering Sunday, February 19 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Robert Voets/ CBS ©2012 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

"Tears of a Clown (Santa Barbara, Argentina)"--The teams make their way via bicycle to the staring line at Bridlewood Winery in Santa Barbara, Ca on THE AMAZING RACE, premiering Sunday, February 19 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Robert Voets/ CBS ©2012 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

"Tears of a Clown (Santa Barbara, Argentina)"--Emmy award nominated host Phil Keoghan (left) at the Pit Stop at Patios de Cafayate Winery in Argentina, on THE AMAZING RACE, premiering Sunday, February 19 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Robert Voets/ CBS ©2012 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

"Tears of a Clown (Santa Barbara, Argentina)"--Emmy award nominated host Phil Keoghan (left) at the starting line at Bridlewood Winery in Santa Barbara, Ca on THE AMAZING RACE, premiering Sunday, February 19 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Greg Gayne/ CBS ©2012 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: ZouLy on February 15, 2012, 03:25:22 PM
Could you please upload the photos...?

"THIS SITE IS NOT AVAILABLE FROM YOUR LOCATION"...  :res:
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: bc922 on February 15, 2012, 03:33:25 PM
Could you please upload the photos...?

"THIS SITE IS NOT AVAILABLE FROM YOUR LOCATION"...  :res:

I can't view the full sized images because they are locked but there are thumbnails of them:
(http://www.cbspres***press.com/images/photos/thumbnail/2012/02/14/101418_D0023b.jpg)  (http://www.cbspres***press.com/images/photos/thumbnail/2012/02/14/101418_D0194b.jpg)  (http://www.cbspres***press.com/images/photos/thumbnail/2012/02/14/101418_D2060b.jpg)  (http://www.cbspres***press.com/images/photos/thumbnail/2012/02/14/101419_D0881b.jpg)
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: ZouLy on February 15, 2012, 04:36:57 PM
Thanks...  :hearts:
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: Neobie on February 15, 2012, 04:54:29 PM
The dropzone is 11km/6.8mi driving distance from the Pit Stop along Route 68, with an airport (possibly where the skydiving plane takes off) between the two.
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: theschnauzers on February 15, 2012, 06:21:56 PM
Still no luck on SB Argentina. There are churches named Santa Barbara, and a street in Salta named SB, but the only towns I could find were either wide spots in the road or outhouses in the wilderness. Maybe the producers will put up a sign for an "amazing" SB.
There's a small village named Santa Bárbara close to where the skydiving happens. It's in the department of Cafayate, which is where Neobie placed the skydiving.

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"Tears of a Clown (Santa Barbara, Argentina)"--Emmy award nominated host Phil Keoghan (left) at the Pit Stop at Patios de Cafayate Winery in Argentina, on THE AMAZING RACE, premiering Sunday, February 19 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Robert Voets/ CBS ©2012 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved.


O.K. where is this particular village in relation to the winery being used for the pit stop?



Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: walkingpneumonia on February 15, 2012, 06:37:30 PM
I've taken all of the photos that CBS made available and organized them by the time the photo was taken. Unfortunately I can't get the full resolution version, so I've just enlarged the thumbnails.
(http://i1202.photobucket.com/albums/bb365/walkingpneumonia/TAR20ep01pics/2011-11-269-59AM.jpg)
Emmy award nominated host Phil Keoghan leads all of the teams to the starting line at Bridlewood Winery in Santa Barbara, Ca
(http://i1202.photobucket.com/albums/bb365/walkingpneumonia/TAR20ep01pics/2011-11-2611-11AM.jpg)
The teams make their way via bicycle to the staring line at Bridlewood Winery in Santa Barbara, Ca
(http://i1202.photobucket.com/albums/bb365/walkingpneumonia/TAR20ep01pics/2011-11-2612-33PM-1.jpg)
Sisters Misa (left) and Maiya (right) make their way via bicycle to the staring line at Bridlewood Winery in Santa Barbara, Ca
(http://i1202.photobucket.com/albums/bb365/walkingpneumonia/TAR20ep01pics/2011-11-2612-33PM.jpg)
Twins Elliot (left) and Andrew (right) make their way via bicycle to the staring line at Bridlewood Winery in Santa Barbara, Ca
(http://i1202.photobucket.com/albums/bb365/walkingpneumonia/TAR20ep01pics/2011-11-2612-34PM-1.jpg)
(http://i1202.photobucket.com/albums/bb365/walkingpneumonia/TAR20ep01pics/2011-11-2612-34PM.jpg)
(http://i1202.photobucket.com/albums/bb365/walkingpneumonia/TAR20ep01pics/2011-11-262-11PM.jpg)
(http://i1202.photobucket.com/albums/bb365/walkingpneumonia/TAR20ep01pics/2011-11-262-16PM.jpg)
Friends Joey (left) and Danny (right) make their way to the staring line at Bridlewood Winery in Santa Barbara, Ca
(http://i1202.photobucket.com/albums/bb365/walkingpneumonia/TAR20ep01pics/2011-11-262-18PM.jpg)
Army couple Rachel and Dave make their way to the staring line at Bridlewood Winery in Santa Barbara, Ca
(http://i1202.photobucket.com/albums/bb365/walkingpneumonia/TAR20ep01pics/2011-11-262-19PM-1.jpg)
(http://i1202.photobucket.com/albums/bb365/walkingpneumonia/TAR20ep01pics/2011-11-262-19PM.jpg)
(http://i1202.photobucket.com/albums/bb365/walkingpneumonia/TAR20ep01pics/2011-11-262-20PM-1.jpg)
(http://i1202.photobucket.com/albums/bb365/walkingpneumonia/TAR20ep01pics/2011-11-262-20PM-2.jpg)
(http://i1202.photobucket.com/albums/bb365/walkingpneumonia/TAR20ep01pics/2011-11-262-20PM.jpg)
(http://i1202.photobucket.com/albums/bb365/walkingpneumonia/TAR20ep01pics/2011-11-262-21PM.jpg)
Boarder patrol agents Art (left) and JJ (right) make their way to the staring line at Bridlewood Winery in Santa Barbara, Ca
(http://i1202.photobucket.com/albums/bb365/walkingpneumonia/TAR20ep01pics/2011-11-262-21PM-1.jpg)
(http://i1202.photobucket.com/albums/bb365/walkingpneumonia/TAR20ep01pics/2011-11-262-21PM-2.jpg)
(http://i1202.photobucket.com/albums/bb365/walkingpneumonia/TAR20ep01pics/2011-11-262-34PM.jpg)
(http://i1202.photobucket.com/albums/bb365/walkingpneumonia/TAR20ep01pics/2011-11-263-29PM.jpg)
Emmy award nominated host Phil Keoghan (left) at the starting line at Bridlewood Winery in Santa Barbara, Ca
(http://i1202.photobucket.com/albums/bb365/walkingpneumonia/TAR20ep01pics/2011-11-264-01PM.jpg)
(http://i1202.photobucket.com/albums/bb365/walkingpneumonia/TAR20ep01pics/2011-11-264-08PM.jpg)
Best Friends Bopper (left) and Mark (right) search 100 hot air balloons for their first clue sitting in a basket at Bridlewood Winery in Santa Barbara, Ca

(http://i1202.photobucket.com/albums/bb365/walkingpneumonia/TAR20ep01pics/2011-11-287-53AM.jpg)
In this Road Block, Nary must skydive then find the next clue in Cafayate, Argentina
(http://i1202.photobucket.com/albums/bb365/walkingpneumonia/TAR20ep01pics/2011-11-287-59AM.jpg)
n this Road Block, Vanessa must skydive then find the next clue in Cafayate, Argentina
(http://i1202.photobucket.com/albums/bb365/walkingpneumonia/TAR20ep01pics/2011-11-288-17AM.jpg)
In this Road Block, Elliot must skydive then find the next clue in Cafayate, Argentina
(http://i1202.photobucket.com/albums/bb365/walkingpneumonia/TAR20ep01pics/2011-11-288-52AM.jpg)
In this Active Route Marker, Dating divorcees Ralph and Vanessa must make 120 empanadas in order to receive the next clue in Cafayate, Argentina
(http://i1202.photobucket.com/albums/bb365/walkingpneumonia/TAR20ep01pics/2011-11-289-07AM.jpg)
(http://i1202.photobucket.com/albums/bb365/walkingpneumonia/TAR20ep01pics/2011-11-2810-52AM.jpg)
In this Active Route Marker,Married clowns Cherie and David must make 120 empanadas in order to receive the next clue in Cafayate, Argentina
(http://i1202.photobucket.com/albums/bb365/walkingpneumonia/TAR20ep01pics/2011-11-2810-58AM.jpg)
In this Active Route Marker, Cousins Kerri (left) and Stacy (right) must make 120 empanadas in order to receive the next clue in Cafayate, Argentina
(http://i1202.photobucket.com/albums/bb365/walkingpneumonia/TAR20ep01pics/2011-11-2811-02AM.jpg)
(http://i1202.photobucket.com/albums/bb365/walkingpneumonia/TAR20ep01pics/2011-11-2811-07AM.jpg)
In this Active Route Marker, Friends Joey (left) and Danny (right) must make 120 empanadas in order to receive the next clue in Cafayate, Argentina
(http://i1202.photobucket.com/albums/bb365/walkingpneumonia/TAR20ep01pics/2011-11-2811-42AM.jpg)
Emmy award nominated host Phil Keoghan (left) at the Pit Stop at Patios de Cafayate Winery in Argentina
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: ZouLy on February 15, 2012, 07:24:16 PM
These pictures, I will spec is the Route Info task (or Detour) located inside the Patios de Cafayate Hotel & Spa in Cafayate, Argentina

It appears that this task might be the last task before they can check in at the pit stop for LEG-1, and as we often hear, "make your way on foot (or search the area) for your next pit stop!"


(http://i1202.photobucket.com/albums/bb365/walkingpneumonia/TAR20ep01pics/2011-11-288-52AM.jpg) (http://i1202.photobucket.com/albums/bb365/walkingpneumonia/TAR20ep01pics/2011-11-2810-52AM.jpg)

(http://i1202.photobucket.com/albums/bb365/walkingpneumonia/TAR20ep01pics/2011-11-2810-58AM.jpg) (http://i1202.photobucket.com/albums/bb365/walkingpneumonia/TAR20ep01pics/2011-11-2811-07AM.jpg)


(http://i1233.photobucket.com/albums/ff397/farhan_zouly/TAR%20Live%20Sightings/RouteInfoLeg1.jpg)

(http://i1233.photobucket.com/albums/ff397/farhan_zouly/TAR%20Live%20Sightings/PitStop1-3.jpg)

(http://i1233.photobucket.com/albums/ff397/farhan_zouly/TAR%20Live%20Sightings/RouteInfoLeg2.jpg)




And the dish that they were making is called EMPANADA :

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Argentine empanadas are often served at parties as a starter or main course, or in festivals. Shops specialize in freshly made empanadas, with many flavors and fillings.
The dough is usually of wheat flour and butter with fillings differing from province to province: in some it is mainly chicken in others beef (cubed or ground depending on the region), perhaps spiced with cumin and paprika, while others include onion, boiled egg, olives, or raisins. Empanadas can be baked (Salta style) or fried (Tucuman style). They may also contain ham, fish, humita (sweetcorn with white sauce) or spinach; a fruit filling is used to create a dessert empanada. Empanadas of the interior regions can be spiced with peppers. Many are eaten at celebrations.

In restaurants where several types are served, a repulgue, or pattern, is added to the pastry fold. These patterns indicate the filling. The fill of the Empanada determines the form of the repulgue, for example a cylindrical form would suggest a chocolate prunes filling. In Tucuman, this type of Empanadas was banned, since, in the opinion of the local public, the tender of their taste was too avant-garde.

Tucumán Province
This province hosts The National Empanada Festival, in the city of Famaillá.
The only varieties are: beef, mondongo, chicken, with the latter two being the most authentic.
Preferably cooked in a clay oven in a tray of fat, or in a gas oven
The empanada Tucumana is hearty - the meat filling being minced into 3 mm pieces, then partially cooked and allowed to cool while it absorbs juices. Cooking is finished along with the final baking.
In addition to meat, spring onions, pimento and vinegar are added. Potatoes, peas, and olives are rarely used in the Tucuman preparation.

The dough is simply prepared from flour, water, and lard.
A traditional celebratory meal in Tucumán might include: empanadas, locro Tucumano and meat tamales, and to drink wine from Amaicha del Valle, or Colalao del Valle. Cheese from Tafí del Valle with honey and/or bitter orange syrup as a dessert.

Salta Province
Empanadas from Salta are called salteñas, and are distinct from Tucumán-style empanadas as they are smaller and baked without the addition of fat or oil. Typical fillings include carne suave or picante - beef or spicy beef, cheese, ham, or chicken. The beef versions typically have potato, egg, red pepper, and green onion with the meat.


(http://i1233.photobucket.com/albums/ff397/farhan_zouly/TAR%20Live%20Sightings/empanadas1.jpg)

(http://i1233.photobucket.com/albums/ff397/farhan_zouly/TAR%20Live%20Sightings/empanadas.jpg)

(http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/9/97/Empanada_-_Stu_Spivack.jpg/640px-Empanada_-_Stu_Spivack.jpg)
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: bc922 on February 15, 2012, 07:27:41 PM
For the starting line task: Teams "search 100 hot air balloons for their first clue sitting in a basket at Bridlewood Winery in Santa Barbara, Ca on THE AMAZING RACE"

(http://cbspres***press.com/images/photos/thumbnail/2012/02/15/101419_D1090b.jpg)  (http://cbspres***press.com/images/photos/thumbnail/2012/02/15/101419_D1142b.jpg)

"In this Active Route Marker, [Teams] must make 120 empanadas in order to receive the next clue in Cafayate, Argentina on THE AMAZING RACE"

(http://cbspres***press.com/images/photos/thumbnail/2012/02/15/101418_D1671b.jpg)  (http://cbspres***press.com/images/photos/thumbnail/2012/02/15/101418_D1934b.jpg)  (http://cbspres***press.com/images/photos/thumbnail/2012/02/15/101418_D1602b.jpg)  (http://cbspres***press.com/images/photos/thumbnail/2012/02/15/101418_D1890b.jpg)  (http://cbspres***press.com/images/photos/thumbnail/2012/02/15/101418_D1920b.jpg)  (http://cbspres***press.com/images/photos/thumbnail/2012/02/15/101418_D1943b.jpg)
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: georgiapeach on February 15, 2012, 08:12:04 PM
Thanks CBS!! :lol3:

HA! Spoilers galore!! A route Info, the RB we had, but the Pitstop too??  :ty4posting   :lol:

 
 
Thank you SO much WP!
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: Prophet on February 15, 2012, 08:40:53 PM
Also, the picture of the twins at the empanadas task was taken at 9:07AM and the one of the sisters was taken at 11:02AM.
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: georgiapeach on February 15, 2012, 08:45:32 PM
These pictures, I will spec is the Route Info task (or Detour) located inside the Patios de Cafayate Hotel & Spa in Cafayate, Argentina


In this Active Route Marker, Dating divorcees Ralph and Vanessa must make 120 empanadas in order to receive the next clue in Cafayate, Argentina...
 
Great pics! Thanks for the MAP Neobie!
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: Prophet on February 15, 2012, 08:57:25 PM
My spec (based on multiple things) of who is safe this episode in no particular order:

Safe:

Mark/Bopper
Brendon/Rachel
Vanessa/Ralph
Nary/Jaime
Elliot/Andrew
Dave/Rachel

Possibly in danger:

Kerri/Stacey
Misa/Maiya
Joey/Danny
Cherie/David

Unknown:

Art/JJ
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: balfour on February 15, 2012, 09:00:34 PM
Thanks CBS!! :lol3:

HA! Spoilers galore!! A route Info, the RB we had, but the Pitstop too??  :ty4posting   :lol:

 
 
Thank you SO much WP!

Yeah, it's like I don't even need to watch to see what happens.  :lol:
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: Neobie on February 15, 2012, 09:11:54 PM
The first flight from Buenos Aires into Salta arrives at 8.40am and our first timestamp is at 7.53am, so I think the camera is set to Pacific Time, 5 hours behind Argentina. Assuming the same camera was used for the Argentinean photos, we have:

GROUP ONE (most likely safe)
Nary skydiving: 12.53pm
Vanessa skydiving: 12.59pm
Elliot skydiving: 1.17pm
Vanessa and Ralph empanadas: 1.52pm
Elliot and Andrew empanadas: 2.07pm

GROUP TWO
David and Cherie empanadas: 3.52pm
Kerri and Stacy empanadas: 3.58pm
Misa and Maiya empanadas: 4.02pm
Joey and Danny empanadas: 4.07pm

Flights from Buenos Aires arrived at 8.40am, 10.00am, 11.01am, 1.40pm... Considering the two-hour drive from Salta Airport to Cafayate, anything after the 11.01am flight can be discarded. The gap between the two groups seem to be around two hours rather than one, so I'm assuming that teams were split onto the first two flights of the day from Buenos Aires to Salta?

Group One: AR 2450 from Buenos Aires AEP to Salta: 0625-0840
Group Two: OY 854 from Buenos Aires AEP to Salta: 0750-1000
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: theschnauzers on February 15, 2012, 10:23:30 PM
I am absolutely amazed about all the photo timestamps. You can see how much time the crew spent filming the bikes (obviously more than once), being at the start line, and getting to the first task.
Even after 20 seasons now, we're still seeing new things about the production side of things. Gotta love it!
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: paridy on February 15, 2012, 11:08:14 PM
that food they were making looked yummy! :hrt: BTW are we going to have a PBP thread when the show starts Sunday or use this one :umn:
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: georgiapeach on February 15, 2012, 11:20:52 PM
PBP? ??? We always have a show disc thread, I'll put it up Sunday.
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: supah on February 15, 2012, 11:23:08 PM
we will get a hazard penalty this season? :o
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: paridy on February 15, 2012, 11:57:57 PM
PBP? ??? We always have a show disc thread, I'll put it up Sunday.

oops I meant Play by Play used to that short form, thanks peach. :tup:
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: bc922 on February 16, 2012, 01:16:44 PM
There's a new clip (1:56 long) from the premiere with Phil's opening monologue to the teams at the start line. Things to note:

 -He mentions the Express Pass, which can be used up until Leg 8.
 -The starting line task involves 100 balloons but only 11 have clues.  There is no mention of a Hazard or any sort of penalty though.  <-- All the start line tasks in the past have had some sort of twist for the last team to complete it (S15 - Eric and Lisa's instant elimination; S18 - Amanda and Kris' Automatic U-Turn; S19 - Kaylani and Lisa's Hazard), so I find it odd that nothing was mentioned. 
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: Prophet on February 16, 2012, 01:20:17 PM
Well, the elimination and the auto Uturn were too strict and the Hazard was too stupid, so maybe they decided just to put them on flights.

It kind of makes me think we could see another first leg NEL of some sort. Seasons 18 and 19 followed the set up in TAR15 with a starting line task and a first leg NEL. Could this one be doing the same?
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: theschnauzers on February 16, 2012, 01:41:34 PM
It may be that the start line clues also determine the flights for the teams out of the country. That would have a penalty or risk built in, and the producers wouldn't need a penalty. NEL or no NEL is hard to say from what we've seen; but from a viewer perspective, the lack of a first round elimination has been beneficial to getting to know the teams.
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: Neobie on February 16, 2012, 02:00:16 PM
New video on CBS.com has Brendon/Rachel, Dave/Rachel, and Art/JJ skydiving at the same time, and with no other team in sight. We've now seen these three groups in Argentina, with Mark/Bopper missing:

Brendon/Rachel, Dave/Rachel, Art/JJ (could be first or second group)
Nary/Jamie, Vanessa/Ralph, Elliot/Andrew (could be first or second group)
David/Cherie, Kerri/Stacy, Misa and Maiya, Joey/Danny (most likely last group)

The gap between the Nary and Vanessa skydiving photos is 6min, and that bewteen Vanessa and Elliot 18min. I know it's possible the skydiving pictures were taken at different altitudes, but I suppose that's where Mark/Bopper most likely fits?
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: balfour on February 16, 2012, 02:16:08 PM
New video on CBS.com has Brendon/Rachel, Dave/Rachel, and Art/JJ skydiving at the same time, and with no other team in sight. We've now seen these three groups in Argentina, with Mark/Bopper missing:

Brendon/Rachel, Dave/Rachel, Art/JJ (could be first or second group)
Nary/Jamie, Vanessa/Ralph, Elliot/Andrew (could be first or second group)
David/Cherie, Kerri/Stacy, Misa and Maiya, Joey/Danny (most likely last group)

The gap between the Nary and Vanessa skydiving photos is 6min, and that bewteen Vanessa and Elliot 18min. I know it's possible the skydiving pictures were taken at different altitudes, but I suppose that's where Mark/Bopper most likely fits?

(http://i1202.photobucket.com/albums/bb365/walkingpneumonia/TAR20ep01pics/2011-11-2811-02AM.jpg)


That looks like Mark at a table of empanadas behind the sisters, so they might be in the last group. But if they were in a skydiving group before, they could have gotten lost on the way from the airfield to the winery.
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: north09 on February 16, 2012, 02:57:06 PM
I believe we also see Dave & Cherie making empanadas behind Joey & Danny.
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: LoveRocked on February 16, 2012, 03:31:50 PM
By the way, Video new of TAR Ep 1 Coming!!

http://www.youtube.com/v/HVoUSI2hyKk?version=3&amp;hl=en_US

http://www.youtube.com/v/VNgIwxJ--64?version=3&amp;hl=en_US
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: Neobie on February 16, 2012, 03:58:50 PM
Two hours is a bit too far to fall behind on a 11km stretch of highway... I'm guessing it's a 3-3-5 split then?
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: balfour on February 16, 2012, 04:08:15 PM
Two hours is a bit too far to fall behind on a 11km stretch of highway... I'm guessing it's a 3-3-5 split then?

True. I wonder if a 3-3-3-2 split is possible? Like only 3 teams can go up at a time. I'm not sure of the timing tho
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: georgiapeach on February 16, 2012, 05:58:12 PM
Pretty sure I have a cap of Mark diving from the first DIVE IN clip...will check. Will have the vids ready for the rest of you soon!
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: ZouLy on February 16, 2012, 06:06:13 PM
Okay... so here I speak as we often assumed/spec'd about the starting line tasks....

Mostly, the Starting line task had some sort of LOGICAL ASPECT or HINTS or CLUES in one of those items the contestants need to be searched through,

On the plate numbers, we've seen two of those Japanese Letters...

On the umbrellas, there are hints telling them that if they use the word 'twice' it will make the clue at the top of the shrine make sense (or maybe sounds right : 'TAI'WAN - 'TAI'PEI)

Now,

Let's think of this season's starting line challenge,

There are 100 Air Balloons, 'ONLY' 11 (ELEVEN) contains the right clue (Route Info? Flights? we dunno  :duno: )

Among those 100 balloons, do you guys think there will be a certain patterns, hints, painted or maybe stick on the balloons, or maybe the basket have a certain designs...??   :duno:


or else, the worst scenario is they put just RANDOMLY....


Here's some caps...


(http://i1233.photobucket.com/albums/ff397/farhan_zouly/RFF%20Stuff/sltask3.jpg)

(http://i1233.photobucket.com/albums/ff397/farhan_zouly/RFF%20Stuff/sltask6.jpg)

(http://i1233.photobucket.com/albums/ff397/farhan_zouly/RFF%20Stuff/sltask1.jpg)

(http://i1233.photobucket.com/albums/ff397/farhan_zouly/RFF%20Stuff/sltask2.jpg)

(http://i1233.photobucket.com/albums/ff397/farhan_zouly/RFF%20Stuff/sltask5.jpg)

(http://i1233.photobucket.com/albums/ff397/farhan_zouly/RFF%20Stuff/sltask4.jpg)

(http://i1233.photobucket.com/albums/ff397/farhan_zouly/RFF%20Stuff/sltask8.jpg)

(http://i1233.photobucket.com/albums/ff397/farhan_zouly/RFF%20Stuff/sltask7.jpg)
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: georgiapeach on February 16, 2012, 06:07:18 PM
I thought I did these, will add them soon.
 
This is right after Elliot....
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: paridy on February 16, 2012, 06:27:19 PM
http://ca.eonline.com/videos/v178964_the-amazing-race-premiere-peek-219.html

it shows JJ skydiving then Rachel then the other Rachel lol. Not sure how to embed its on the eonline twitter feed along with a story with Rachel and Brendon
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: georgiapeach on February 16, 2012, 06:27:52 PM
First 2 minutes preview now up in post 2!
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: smiley on February 16, 2012, 07:38:29 PM
Idk 'bout you...but i'd swim across the pond to the balloons lol.
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: georgiapeach on February 16, 2012, 08:18:43 PM
http://ca.eonline.com/videos/v178964_the-amazing-race-premiere-peek-219.html

it shows JJ skydiving then Rachel then the other Rachel lol. Not sure how to embed its on the eonline twitter feed along with a story with Rachel and Brendon

Thanks! I added the article to their thread and I think the vid is the one we have! Nice!
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: georgiapeach on February 16, 2012, 08:21:45 PM
Santa Barbara skydiving preview now up in post 2!
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: georgiapeach on February 16, 2012, 08:42:11 PM
Phil gives an interview here:
 
 
http://www.youtube.com/v/uvuEVz5YYeI?version=3&amp;hl

http://losangeles.cbslocal.com/video?autoStart=true&topVideoCatNo=default&clipId=6750647 (http://losangeles.cbslocal.com/video?autoStart=true&topVideoCatNo=default&clipId=6750647)

The person who chooses the RB is NOT necessarily the one who gets to skydive...
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: Snooky on February 16, 2012, 09:27:43 PM
What? It's this sunday?

Guess I'll go another season with watching an episode every 7 weeks.
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: Theo on February 16, 2012, 11:00:28 PM
No more Hazard? :duno:
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: theschnauzers on February 16, 2012, 11:03:28 PM
FWIW, I think the clues will be random, and will have one of two flights in each envelope. But teams won't know if its the earlier arriving flight until they check in at LAX. (Which would be different, and build in the penalty of the later arriving flight and teams will be rushing to the airport because if they had the first flight, they don't want to be late.) They haven't done it that way ever IIRC for the first flight, and it would shake the teams up early.
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: eddiethejet on February 16, 2012, 11:41:45 PM
My spec (based on multiple things) of who is safe this episode in no particular order:

Safe:

Mark/Bopper
Brendon/Rachel
Vanessa/Ralph
Nary/Jaime
Elliot/Andrew
Dave/Rachel

Possibly in danger:

Kerri/Stacey
Misa/Maiya
Joey/Danny
Cherie/David

Unknown:

Art/JJ


Art and JJ are safe.
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: Prophet on February 17, 2012, 06:55:14 AM
Safe:

Art/JJ Source (http://forum.realityfanforum.com/index.php/topic,26841.msg714409.html#msg714409)
Mark/Bopper Source (http://forum.realityfanforum.com/index.php/topic,26453.msg690271.html#msg690271)
Brendon/Rachel Source (http://forum.realityfanforum.com/index.php/topic,26453.msg694755.html#msg694755)
Vanessa/Ralph Source (http://forum.realityfanforum.com/index.php/topic,26841.msg713995.html#msg713995)
Nary/Jaime Source (http://forum.realityfanforum.com/index.php/topic,26841.msg713995.html#msg713995)
Elliot/Andrew Source (http://forum.realityfanforum.com/index.php/topic,26841.msg713995.html#msg713995)
Dave/Rachel Source (http://forum.realityfanforum.com/index.php/topic,26453.msg702419.html#msg702419)

Possibly in danger:

Kerri/Stacey Source (http://forum.realityfanforum.com/index.php/topic,26841.msg713995.html#msg713995)
Misa/Maiya Source (http://forum.realityfanforum.com/index.php/topic,26841.msg713995.html#msg713995)
Joey/Danny Source (http://forum.realityfanforum.com/index.php/topic,26841.msg713995.html#msg713995)
Cherie/David Source (http://forum.realityfanforum.com/index.php/topic,26841.msg713995.html#msg713995)

Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: Prophet on February 17, 2012, 08:56:21 AM
So are they doing Kandace's reverse roadblock? :lol: <3

(Side note, they should make them all jump out of a plane in every premiere)
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: ZouLy on February 17, 2012, 09:33:00 AM
So are they doing Kandace's reverse roadblock? :lol: <3

for real WRP looked at RFF games..  :o

we should continue making a bunch of new twists..  :conf:
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: Prophet on February 17, 2012, 09:34:28 AM
They should use some of your twists Zoul <3
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: addie on February 17, 2012, 01:09:08 PM
All the 4 teams I like are in danger :groan:
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: walkingpneumonia on February 17, 2012, 01:30:10 PM
From the Ford press release:
Quote
Ford’s sponsorship includes on-air components featuring the new 2013 Taurus in the premiere episode, when teams begin the race in Santa Barbara, California’s wine country.  After receiving their first clue from host Phil Keoghan, the 11 teams jump into a new Ford Taurus where they receive additional information about their first destination via the “MyFord Touch” system in each vehicle. Teams will drive their cars to Los Angeles International Airport before departing on their first leg to Argentina.

Ford’s Fiesta and Focus will also make appearances in additional episodes this season.  Also, one lucky team will win two new 2013 Ford Taurus vehicles for finishing in first place in an upcoming leg of the Race.
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: Aussie on February 17, 2012, 01:32:55 PM
Is that Mark I see behind Misa/Maiya? ???
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: Laimis on February 17, 2012, 01:41:25 PM
Is that Mark I see behind Misa/Maiya? ???

yes it's him :o
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: Evan_Weinstein on February 18, 2012, 07:53:24 AM
it looks like these are the first 4 teams eliminated??  :duno:
Possibly in danger:

Kerri/Stacey Source (http://forum.realityfanforum.com/index.php/topic,26841.msg713995.html#msg713995)
Misa/Maiya Source (http://forum.realityfanforum.com/index.php/topic,26841.msg713995.html#msg713995)
Joey/Danny Source (http://forum.realityfanforum.com/index.php/topic,26841.msg713995.html#msg713995)
Cherie/David Source (http://forum.realityfanforum.com/index.php/topic,26841.msg713995.html#msg713995)
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: Prophet on February 18, 2012, 07:55:47 AM
^My list doesn't mean that at all. That would just be your spec.
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: Leafsfan on February 18, 2012, 10:01:36 AM
But didn't
Show content
Mark & Bopper
get eliminated in Italy? So that list would be incorrect.
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: kiki on February 18, 2012, 10:18:38 AM
But didn't
Show content
Mark & Bopper
get eliminated in Italy? So that list would be incorrect.

The list is simply a speculation on who is safe for the 1st episode. The safe teams are more or less ones that have been spotted later on in the race, or teams that from the time stamp in the pictures are clearly ahead of others.
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: georgiapeach on February 18, 2012, 02:46:47 PM
Can we take this photo:


(http://i210.photobucket.com/albums/bb140/ga--peach/TAR%2020/LAX/a0d63702.jpg)

Figure who all we see, and coordinate that info with the press pics and how the flights are grouped for the skydiving...and say then say if this is the first flight, who might be in the lead at the skydiving?

Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: Prophet on February 18, 2012, 02:58:28 PM
But didn't
Show content
Mark & Bopper
get eliminated in Italy? So that list would be incorrect.

The list is simply a speculation on who is safe for the 1st episode. The safe teams are more or less ones that have been spotted later on in the race, or teams that from the time stamp in the pictures are clearly ahead of others.

Yeah, this is the episode one thread not the season spec.
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: kiki on February 18, 2012, 03:08:42 PM
(http://i1182.photobucket.com/albums/x449/kikisak/TAR/photo2.png)

(http://i1182.photobucket.com/albums/x449/kikisak/TAR/photo1.png)

I think that the teams that are definitely not in these photos are: Mark & Bopper, Kerry & Stacy and Nery & Jamie. I'm that sure if that is indeed Danny.
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: ZouLy on February 18, 2012, 04:19:08 PM
I think the 1.30 mins video on skydiving, where Rachel appear first followed by another Rachel and vanessa?? might be the first group that went for the Roadblock  :tup:
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: TAR Fanatic on February 18, 2012, 09:12:10 PM
In the skydiving video JJ went first, followed by Rachel(Brendon), then Rachel(Dave). The second Rachel looked like she was totally into it and unafraid!
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: georgiapeach on February 19, 2012, 01:13:21 AM
Hmmm.


(http://i210.photobucket.com/albums/bb140/ga--peach/TAR%2020/Press%20Photos/FriendsJoeyleftandDannyrightmustmake120empanadasinordertoreceivethenextclueinCafayateArgentina-1.jpg)
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: Alfwin on February 19, 2012, 01:16:43 AM
It seems like Dave and Cherie might be ahead than Joen and Danny.
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: georgiapeach on February 19, 2012, 12:55:04 PM
Okay, who is this on the plane with JJ, and Rachel x2?? Is it David the clown or a jumper crew? ???
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: north09 on February 19, 2012, 01:08:42 PM
That looks to be an instructor
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: Prophet on February 19, 2012, 01:09:08 PM
I would say it's not Dave the clown :duno:
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: cattychic on February 19, 2012, 01:10:37 PM
Could it be Danny the jersey boy ?
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: Prophet on February 19, 2012, 01:11:59 PM
No way, one of the guidos has very flat black hair and the other has a spiked mohawk.
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: cattychic on February 19, 2012, 01:14:13 PM
Maybe thats him without the gel lol. Any spoilers on which of the Jersey boy's jumped ?
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: ZouLy on February 19, 2012, 02:43:50 PM
maybe we can edit a little bit of timeline description on P.1 to add 'Active Route Info' task involves the making of Empanadas (location on P.2) and Pit Stop location as well (on Location spoilers thread)  :duno:

or just wait until the show end,  :lol:
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: georgiapeach on February 19, 2012, 02:50:27 PM
TimeLine info best goes in that thread, and Dom is on it!!
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: theschnauzers on February 19, 2012, 06:28:38 PM
An FYI for those who looked here first -- CBS finally sent out an Eye-lert:

Quote
Revised start times for tonight's CBS programs: 60 Minutes (7:21pm ET), Amazing Race (8:21pm ET), The Good Wife (9:21pm ET) and CSI: Miami (10:21pm ET) due to CBS Sports live coverage of the PGA Tour's Northern Trust Open.

Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: ZouLy on February 19, 2012, 08:17:04 PM
Nooooooooooo..............   :'( :'( :'( :'( :'( :'( :'( :'(
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: ZouLy on February 19, 2012, 08:21:21 PM
How dare Phil.... :(
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: docol on February 19, 2012, 08:24:56 PM
Good episode...not gr8 tough! i feel bad for the girls.....being eliminated that way is very very very unfortunate!! can't wait until next wee...c ya guys
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: Aussie on February 19, 2012, 08:39:22 PM
Haven't watched the episode yet but I already hate it.
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: Prophet on February 19, 2012, 08:40:14 PM
That was a sad elimination but they just royally screwed it up :(

I can't remember a full scoping season preview like that before! Should be fun to dig into. :colors

And I now officially deem the Rachels: The Red Queen and the White Queen! Let their battles begin!

(http://i.imgur.com/CR00F.jpg)
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: georgiapeach on February 19, 2012, 08:41:34 PM
^^ THAT is hysterical!! :lol:
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: LoveRocked on February 19, 2012, 08:55:35 PM
^^ THAT is hysterical!! :lol:

:lol3:
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: theschnauzers on February 19, 2012, 09:11:34 PM
If no one see my comments on the episode in the other thread, I'll move them over.

I believe the only other time we ever had a preview of the season like that was back in the TAR 5-6-7 period, when we got three full Races aired in 11 months. I don't recall CBS ever doing that on any other occasion.
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: NoluckBoston on February 19, 2012, 09:36:12 PM
If no one see my comments on the episode in the other thread, I'll move them over.

I believe the only other time we ever had a preview of the season like that was back in the TAR 5-6-7 period, when we got three full Races aired in 11 months. I don't recall CBS ever doing that on any other occasion.

I might be reading this wrong, so please for give me. I remember Season One had a lot of shots from the season and we knew that Frank and Margareta were safe until the underwater Ice swim. That preview gave a lot away too.

Or did you mean something else.
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: theschnauzers on February 19, 2012, 09:47:43 PM
Season one had that stuff in the opening credits, but not in the end of the episode preview.
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: ZouLy on February 20, 2012, 12:46:33 AM
And I now officially deem the Rachels: The Red Queen and the White Queen! Let their battles begin!

(http://i.imgur.com/CR00F.jpg)

^^ THAT is hysterical!! :lol:

:lol3:


Is that Brendon or Dave in the middle? or combination of both? like, Dandon?  :lol3:
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: kevin2012 on February 20, 2012, 03:03:13 AM
can anyone put me out of my misery and pm me a link? I have to watch it! Anywhere is fine, youtube, videobb, etc..
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: Aussie on February 20, 2012, 03:08:35 AM
can anyone put me out of my misery and pm me a link? I have to watch it! Anywhere is fine, youtube, videobb, etc..

Me too!  :ghug:
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: ZouLy on February 20, 2012, 03:27:18 AM
can anyone put me out of my misery and pm me a link? I have to watch it! Anywhere is fine, youtube, videobb, etc..

Me too!  :ghug:
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: LoveRocked on February 20, 2012, 03:37:12 AM
can anyone put me out of my misery and pm me a link? I have to watch it! Anywhere is fine, youtube, videobb, etc..

Me too!  :ghug:

Me too!! Please!
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: paridy on February 20, 2012, 03:43:10 AM
if you are talking about the previews for the season, Peach has it under Episode 2 the second post
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: Aussie on February 20, 2012, 03:46:14 AM
No the actual episode ;)
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: georgiapeach on February 20, 2012, 04:43:37 AM
Done. ^^
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: Evan_Weinstein on February 20, 2012, 05:28:08 AM
Peach, please do send me a copy of the link too, i hate waiting you know. thanks

sad to see that the sisters were the first casualty on the race
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: Alfwin on February 20, 2012, 05:41:28 AM
can anyone put me out of my misery and pm me a link? I have to watch it! Anywhere is fine, youtube, videobb, etc..

Me too!  :ghug:

Me too!! Please!
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: Obbyz on February 20, 2012, 05:43:16 AM
This is one of the saddest elimination ever :'( :'( Misa & Maiya went home so fast :'( :'(
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: realshowfan on February 20, 2012, 07:08:40 AM
Truly unfortunate.  :( Seems to me bad luck followed them right from the point Phil shouted Go.

My faves after episode 1 are: Rachel & Dave, Brendon & Rachel, Nary & Jamie, Dave & Cherie, Mark & Bopper.

I do hope that since Dave & Cherie seem to have a theme song in the race as Jet & Cord/Herb & Nate did (correct me if I'm wrong), I hope that implies how far they make.  :)
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: addie on February 20, 2012, 07:42:28 AM
OMG what an amazing footrace! But why did Misa and Miya have to go? :'(

My favourites after episode 1: Dave and Cherie, Kerri and Stacy, Vanessa and Dave and Rachel
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: Oddarane on February 20, 2012, 07:53:15 AM
Already hooked on this season. Hated to see the sisters go. How can you do such a mistake?

Art & JJ, Mark & Bopper and Dave & Rachel are my favorite teams so far.
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: SuperTux on February 20, 2012, 08:56:38 AM
This season is better than the last one.
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: docol on February 20, 2012, 02:03:31 PM
^ way better ^  :hearts:
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: addie on February 20, 2012, 02:20:25 PM
A lot more exciting I think.

I kind a liked the Roadblock, all the girls had to skydive because the men thought they would have to skydive :lol:
And some people struggled also with the directions, it was something else than the usual extreme challenge where you can't lose that much time.
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: LoveRocked on February 20, 2012, 03:53:16 PM
I wonder Does anyone know why Andrew and Ralph had to preform the road block?

(http://i51.photobucket.com/albums/f392/wave26/RB.jpg)
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: Aussie on February 20, 2012, 03:56:20 PM
I'm guessing they were too heavy to get on the plane with other teams ???
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: kiki on February 20, 2012, 03:56:31 PM
Maybe Ralph was to heavy for the plane? I remember something like that was mentioned in TAR AUS when Mo and Mos had to go skydiving.
But I can't understand why Andrew has to do it!

Good catch Loverocked!
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: Oliveira on February 20, 2012, 03:59:11 PM
Maybe because just them drive, and Eliott and Vanessa doesn't.
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: compac171 on February 20, 2012, 04:21:11 PM
Were i can see the episode?   :duno:
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: Harry4 on February 20, 2012, 04:40:25 PM
Wow that was a great start to this season, shame it wasn't a longer opening episode, I think there is going to be a lot of tension amongst the teams like the good old days. Like all the teams except those morons from Big Brother, they have nothing on Jeff and Jordon from TAR 16, that idiot making the comment about Mexicans and the border control guys was just plain dumb, hopefully they go sooner then later.

I think the clowms are going to win this.
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: ZouLy on February 20, 2012, 05:26:43 PM
Maybe because just them drive, and Eliott and Vanessa doesn't.

Joey 'fitness' is literally can;t handle the stick, but he's doing it anyway...  :duno:
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: north09 on February 20, 2012, 05:32:11 PM
Maybe because just them drive, and Eliott and Vanessa doesn't.

Joey 'fitness' is literally can;t handle the stick, but he's doing it anyway...  :duno:

That was Danny. Even though he couldn't drive struck, he's still a licensed driver. Elliott and Vanessa likely don't drive, which is becoming more common these days with people who live in the city.
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: Prophet on February 20, 2012, 07:16:29 PM
I thought both members had to be capable of taking the wheel? I can't remember if Luke drove or not though.

Great eye Loverocked!!
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: redskevin88 on February 20, 2012, 07:20:57 PM
I wonder Does anyone know why Andrew and Ralph had to preform the road block?

(http://i51.photobucket.com/albums/f392/wave26/RB.jpg)

Andrew is 190 lbs, about 86 kg, I wonder what was the maximum weight?

http://www.sjearthquakes.com/players/andrew-weber

I thought both members had to be capable of taking the wheel? I can't remember if Luke drove or not though.

Great eye Loverocked!!

Luke drove in Season 18.
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: Prophet on February 20, 2012, 07:24:07 PM

Andrew is 190 lbs, about 86 kg, I wonder what was the maximum weight?

http://www.sjearthquakes.com/players/andrew-weber

They're identical twins, what can the difference be? :lol:
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: theschnauzers on February 20, 2012, 08:06:17 PM
I've never heard of such an instruction on the first roadblock of the Race. I had noticed something as a Note on the clue, but I hadn't had a chance to replay the episode and freeze-frame that to see what it said.
I haven't seen anything to explain that curious restriction either, and I'd rather not guess. Was there anything on the insider videos about this?

Edited to add: I haven't seen anyone mention this yet, but it appears the show is going to continue to not have a sign at the pit stop mat, nor likely to see traditional clue boxes based on this episode. It wouldn't surprise me if we don't even see one traditional clue box this time out.
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: maf on February 21, 2012, 01:37:03 AM
Edited to add: I haven't seen anyone mention this yet, but it appears the show is going to continue to not have a sign at the pit stop mat, nor likely to see traditional clue boxes based on this episode. It wouldn't surprise me if we don't even see one traditional clue box this time out.

There was a traditional clue box at the airport.
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: LoveRocked on February 21, 2012, 02:41:57 AM
by the way, did you saw new clue box on TAR 20?
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: Lutpay on February 21, 2012, 03:29:25 AM
I've never heard of such an instruction on the first roadblock of the Race. I had noticed something as a Note on the clue, but I hadn't had a chance to replay the episode and freeze-frame that to see what it said.
I haven't seen anything to explain that curious restriction either, and I'd rather not guess. Was there anything on the insider videos about this?

Edited to add: I haven't seen anyone mention this yet, but it appears the show is going to continue to not have a sign at the pit stop mat, nor likely to see traditional clue boxes based on this episode. It wouldn't surprise me if we don't even see one traditional clue box this time out.

Additional note on the roadblock clue:
Andrew and Ralph MUST do this Roadblock
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: ZouLy on February 21, 2012, 03:38:33 AM
by the way, did you saw new clue box on TAR 20?

YES, I have collected them and will be post under Cluebox thread or What's unique in TAR Discussion Board  :tup:
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: theamazingracer21 on February 23, 2012, 03:02:18 AM
I've never heard of such an instruction on the first roadblock of the Race. I had noticed something as a Note on the clue, but I hadn't had a chance to replay the episode and freeze-frame that to see what it said.
I haven't seen anything to explain that curious restriction either, and I'd rather not guess. Was there anything on the insider videos about this?

Edited to add: I haven't seen anyone mention this yet, but it appears the show is going to continue to not have a sign at the pit stop mat, nor likely to see traditional clue boxes based on this episode. It wouldn't surprise me if we don't even see one traditional clue box this time out.

Additional note on the roadblock clue:
Andrew and Ralph MUST do this Roadblock

I think it might be hight issues with the skydiving task.
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: Zack. on February 23, 2012, 11:08:58 AM
If it was height issues, they wouldn't need to exclude one twin at the expense of another. I'd say there might be a weight requirement, but how that would allow for the Guidos to complete it without issue I don't know.

Maybe it's to ensure that everyone doing the task can drive out to their partner (what with the car being stick)? I think Andrew was doing the driving for his team the whole leg.
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: gator27 on February 23, 2012, 11:19:50 AM
Maybe it's to ensure that everyone doing the task can drive out to their partner (what with the car being stick)? I think Andrew was doing the driving for his team the whole leg.

I doubt it was related to driving a stick-shift car because Danny said (and showed) that he could not drive a stick-shift.  I'm confident our crew will get to the answer one of these days.
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: DavidJunior on February 23, 2012, 12:33:00 PM
What about a medical condition?

I don't know if any of them have one, but it's a viable reason for being excluded from a skydiving task
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: Jimmer on February 26, 2012, 11:35:56 AM
I don't know where I should post this, but I created a graph (If you guys don't already have one) showing positions of the racers throughout the leg.
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: slpdx on February 26, 2012, 11:46:14 AM
What about a medical condition?

I don't know if any of them have one, but it's a viable reason for being excluded from a skydiving task

Or, what if it's because he's a professional athlete.  I know he's not on the level of let's say a top-tier NFL player, but many, if not most, professional athletes have clauses in the their contract that prohibit them taking part in "risky" physical activities. 
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: Prophet on February 26, 2012, 12:22:54 PM
That's a connection that makes some sense because Ralph is an MMA fighter.
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: georgiapeach on February 26, 2012, 12:29:35 PM
What about a medical condition?

I don't know if any of them have one, but it's a viable reason for being excluded from a skydiving task

Or, what if it's because he's a professional athlete.  I know he's not on the level of let's say a top-tier NFL player, but many, if not most, professional athletes have clauses in the their contract that prohibit them taking part in "risky" physical activities. 

I think Ralph's size is the limiting factor here. Many skydiving sites have height and weight restrictions, which could easily apply here.

Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: georgiapeach on February 26, 2012, 12:30:06 PM
I don't know where I should post this, but I created a graph (If you guys don't already have one) showing positions of the racers throughout the leg.


Thanks jimmer!
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: Prophet on February 26, 2012, 12:54:06 PM
That's really interesting jimmer. I hope you can make one for each episode!
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: Jimmer on February 26, 2012, 01:50:27 PM
That's really interesting jimmer. I hope you can make one for each episode!

I'll try! :tup:
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: ZouLy on February 28, 2012, 01:19:43 AM
That's really interesting jimmer. I hope you can make one for each episode!

I'll try! :tup:

Keep up the good work jimmer... you can start a new thread under the TAR 20 Discussions...  ;)
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: Declive on February 28, 2012, 09:58:23 AM
Wow,Jimmer's leaderboard  :colors :colors :colors
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: georgiapeach on February 28, 2012, 02:08:07 PM
That's really interesting jimmer. I hope you can make one for each episode!

I'll try! :tup:

Keep up the good work jimmer... you can start a new thread under the TAR 20 Discussions...  ;)

Or leave it in each Episode thread would be better please!
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: Slowhatch on February 28, 2012, 06:58:41 PM
Thanks, Jimmer  :jam:. Since yakc (http://homepage.mac.com/yakc/) seems to be taking this season off, your efforts are appreciated.
Looking at the chart, it would seem the flights were more important than the tasks: if a team arrived on the first or second plane, then they stayed with that bracket. Strange, then, that we didn't see any driving/ticket drama on the way to LAX. At least one team (Kentucky) took Hwy 154 over the mountains, which is not the obvious choice. And most teams had no trouble finding SB Argentina. So everybody was probably given specific driving directions for that leg.
Title: Re: TAR 20 Ep 1: "Tears Of A Clown" (Santa Barbara, Argentina)
Post by: maf on February 29, 2012, 01:27:36 AM
And most teams had no trouble finding SB Argentina. So everybody was probably given specific driving directions for that leg.

I would guess that the instructions said that SB was located along highway 68 south of Salta. And that is pretty much all you need to know. There are just two roads leaving the south part of Salta and 68 is one of them. SB is the right on this road, approx 140km south of Salta.

The point here is that if you know SB is on R68 then it is easy to find, otherwise it would probably have been very hard since it is just a couple of houses which probably not many know about.