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Offline justmjlayson

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Here's my wishlist for the next season:

3 Continents, 9 Countries

Teams: No more twists, back to original. Good relationships, 2 U-Turns, EP returned as leg prize, returning of Ford Cars and complete leg prizes from Travelocity and money.

Leg 1: USA > Sydney, NSW, Australia
Cluebox 1/ RB 1 - Harbour Bridge
Cluebox 2 / RB 2 - Bondi Beach
Cluebox 3 - Royal Botanical Gardens
Detours A and B - 360 Bar Tower Eye
Pitstop: Platform in Sydney Opera House

Leg 2: Sydney > Brisbane, QL, Australia
Cluebox 1 / RB 1 - Gabba Cricket Grounds
Cluebox 2 - Queen Street Mall
RB 2 - Treasury Casino
Cluebox 3 / Route Info - Queensland Museum
Cluebox 4 / RB 3 - Roma Street Parklands
Pitstop: ANZAC Square War Memorial

Leg 3: Australia > Tokyo, Japan
Cluebox 1 - Metropolitan Government Office Building ( Shinjuku )
RB - Kabukicho ( Shinjuku )
Cluebox 2 - Statue of Hachiko ( Shibuya )
Detours A and B: Genki Sushi Restaurant or Tsukiji Market ( Shibuya )
Cluebox 3 / Route Info 1 - The Ginza ( Shibuya )
Route Info 2 - Nakamise ( Asakusa )
Pitstop: Senso-ji Temple ( Asakusa )

Leg 4: Tokyo > Kawasaki, Japan > Chiba, Japan
Cluebox 1 / Route Info - Taro Okamoto Museum of Art
Cluebox 2 / RB 1 - Kawasaki Daishi
Cluebox 3 - Kawasaki Marien
Detours A and B - Chiba Marine Stadium or Inage Ocean Park
Cluebox 4 / RB 2 - Makuhari Messe
Pitstop: Fukuda Denshi Arena

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Nice route! However, Sydney has been OVERUSED! But, I shall give you credit for visiting great locations. Brisbane is meh. What about Hobart? That should be visited!

I figured that out. I really had to use Melbourne and Tasmania legs right now. Since S26, Japan was visited with Tokyo and Nagano but I'd prefer see Chiba and Kawasaki as they both are interesting. There's another wishlist that I'm going to post.


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I think I've said this previously, but I would want to see a Leg 1 in the Philippines. TAR Aus 2 has done this. I want the US to follow. :hrt: :conf: :hoot:

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It's time for my new Season 30 Wishlist Route (with Fiji and Taiwan thrown in due to the casting calls)

Season 30
Leg 1: Melbourne, Australia (2 flights, arriving 30 minutes apart in the morning)
Leg 2: Hobart, Australia (Tasmania, mining task, snow task if filmed in like July, SELF-DRIVING)
Leg 3: Nadi, Fiji (CBS could even hype both Survivor and TAR in Fiji like "Trouble in Paradise" or something like that  :funny: )
Leg 4: Kaohsiung, Taiwan (arrive at night, task at night market, overnight rest
Leg 5: Taipei, Taiwan (Taipei is where the pit stop is, but teams must use the rail system to get to various spots throughout the leg as they make their way up the island)
Leg 6: Bangalore, India (technology based leg)
Leg 7: Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan (start in Bishkek, eventually make their way south, eventually a camping pit stop, SELF-DRIVING)
Leg 8: Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan (Pit Stop in Bishkek, but make their way through another way back to it, SELF-DRIVING)
Leg 9: Budapest, Hungary (classic European city leg)
Leg 10: Prague, Czech Republic (Pit Stop in Prague, but travel to east Czech Republic by train, rural areas, that awesome Church of the Bones other TARs have gone to in Kutna Hora, SELF-DRIVING)
Leg 11: Alexandria, Egypt (Ancient Seaport City in EGYPT! And unless i'm mistaken, one of the safest easily accessible areas in Egypt)
Leg 12: Philadelphia, USA (City of Brotherly Love! And can easily make the long journey via one stopover in Doha, arriving at the perfect time of 8:40 AM)

5 CONTINENTS, 9 COUNTRIES, 2 NEW COUNTRIES (Fiji, Kyrgyzstan), 3 COUNTRIES ONLY VISITED ONCE BEFORE (Hungary, Czech Republic, Egypt), AND MANY NEW CITIES

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can give list of cites of Malaysia that tar has not visited yet

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I think I've said this previously, but I would want to see a Leg 1 in the Philippines. TAR Aus 2 has done this. I want the US to follow. :hrt: :conf: :hoot:
Me too! I co-sign this wish.  :hoot:

A first Leg Manila Leg would be great, especially one that gets teams around more of Metro Manila and exposes them to the traffic more than TAR25 did lol
As much as I need Jig or Pig on TARUS, I would then like a 2nd Leg up North. None of the Philippine Legs so far have really had that "cultural" feel to them. Tasks that show off distinctly Filipino culture. I think the Cordillera region would be a great location for some very Filipino tasks. Maybe a good Igorot dance Road Block or something.

Since the Philippine Legs so far (TAR5, TAR25, TARAu, TAR Ukraine) have been mostly tropical or urban Manila Legs), I definitely would prefer rural and cultural Legs if ever TARUS returns to the Philippines.

How about this...
Leg 1 - Similar to TARAu's Leg design. A simple task in Manila (Quiapo balut? lol) before hopping on an overnight bus to any Cordillera province. And a Pig or Jig Detour could definitely be staged with an Igorot dance instead. And make it a Limited Stations Detour to guarantee both Detours are featured. Hehe.
Leg 2 - Ilocos Leg. Either Vigan (Ilocos Sur) or a day-long, TARPH2-style Ilocos Norte-wide Leg (Laoag, Paoay, Bangui Windmills). Highly unlikely in today's TAR where Legs can last just a few hours, but this is a wishlist thread after all.  :D


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Since Taiwan and Fiji did some sponsoring, I would make some wishlists for them too... :funny:
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TARPHDME did a Taiwan Leg  :funny: :grins:

But they could do something with tea and definitely bubble tea in Taichung. Looking back at the TAR12 and TAR19 Taiwan Legs, they were both kinda meh. So if TAR30 does go to Taiwan because of its sponsorship/incentives, I'd assume maybe 2 Legs with more distinct Taiwanese culture and tasks.

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It's time for my new Season 30 Wishlist Route (with Fiji and Taiwan thrown in due to the casting calls)

Season 30
Leg 1: Melbourne, Australia (2 flights, arriving 30 minutes apart in the morning)
Leg 2: Hobart, Australia (Tasmania, mining task, snow task if filmed in like July, SELF-DRIVING)
Leg 3: Kyoto, Japan (Waiter task in Osaka's Dotonbori area, train travel to Kyoto and Pit Stop is at Kiyomizu-dera)

Leg 1 probably be a NEL/KOR with a overnight ferry from Melbourne to Devonport; choose a marked car to drive to Cradle Mountain for a Detour, then Roadblock and Active Route Marker task in Hobart just like TAR 29 Leg 8.
« Last Edit: May 18, 2017, 10:59:34 PM by claude_24hrs »
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If we get an All-Star season...
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Becca and Floyd for All-Stars pls!!!
« Last Edit: May 18, 2017, 11:18:10 PM by TARmap »

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So...here's my TAR30: Cost-Saving Realness edition

START: duh
LEG 1: to Dublin, Ireland
LEG 2: to Bratislava, Slovakia
LEG 3: to Aggtelek National Park, Hungary
LEG 4: to Kathmandu, Nepal
LEG 5: to Taipei, Taiwan
LEG 6: to Nantou Valley, Taiwan (via Taichung)
LEG 7: to Gold Coast, Australia
LEG 8: to Nadi, Fiji
LEG 9: to Savusavu, Fiji
LEG 10: to Santiago, Chile
LEG 11: to Mt. Aconcagua, Argentina (via Mendoza)
LEG 12: to Miami, FL

For the most part there's a bunch of countries with relatively low cost of living or else countries which will probably be sponsoring a part of the race yay. Additionally:
- Australia is there because there's not really a great way to facilitate going from Asia to Fiji and NZ, while probably more impressive, was visited more recently.
- Santiago is a sore spot, yes, but going west to east is the best way to capitalize filming in Fiji and I didn't want to just be like Taiwan-Taiwan-Australia-Fiji-Fiji; that's obvious, no?
- Two instances of driving across country borders  :bunny
- An actual summer leg in Miami  :conf:


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I'd like to see Spain next season, it hasn't been visited since S24, and it really deserves a visit. I'm a bit tired of visits to Germany (Seasons 26,22,20,19,16,14,9,6,3) 9 times , France (Seasons 28,27,26,21,16,10,6,4,1) 9 times and Italy (Seasons 29,25,24,20,12,9,4,1) 8 times, over and over again.

Spain was last visited on Season 24, and it's only been visited 3 times (24-Sevilla,21-Mallorca,10-Barcelona). They could really visit Madrid or the north of Spain (Santander, Bilbao or San Sebastian). I'm not counting TAR 3 as there wasn't any task on Spain, they just went to Algeciras to take the ferry to Morocco (although it was Spain where Aaron & Arianne had a problem with their car and the Spanish Police helped them).

Portugal could also be a good choice, last visited on Season 23. And I think it has only been visited 3 times (S3, S23).

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Haven't made one of these in a while, but here's mine for Season 31/32 (US TAR)

Basically, the format I used was 4 Legs in Europe, 4 Legs in Asia, and 2 in either Africa or South America. 3 of the 10 legs must be in the same one as the country before it. In total, this race expands across 7 countries (8 if you count the Vatican). Also, I list the cities/areas of where the pit stop is, not where the entire leg takes place at.

Starting Line ~ The Alamo
Leg 1: San Antonio, TX --> Accra, Ghana        (NEL)
Leg 2: Accra, Ghana --> Tema, Ghana        (Self Drive)
Leg 3: Tema, Ghana --> Palma, Spain   (Double U-Turn)
Leg 4: Palma, Spain --> Barcelona, Spain
Leg 5: Barcelona, Spain --> Rome, Italy --> The Vatican     (FF)
Leg 6: The Vatican --> Skopje, Macedonia    (NEL, Self Drive)
Leg 7: Skopje, Macedonia --> Hangzhou, China          (2 Detours, a single U-turn for both, 1 team can NOT be u-turned twice in this leg)
Leg 8: Hangzhou, China
Leg 9: Hangzhou, China --> Davao City, Philippines     (Last NEL)
Leg 10: Davao City, Philippines --> Port Vila, Vanuatu    (Double Road Block)
Leg 11: Port Vila, Vanuatu --> San Diego, CA
Finish Line ~ California Tower at Balboa Park

As always, all feedback is welecomed
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After the Ninh Binh Leg, I'd like a similar type of Leg in the Philippines. Maybe in the hottest, literally, city in the country, Tuguegarao, Cagayan. Like seriously. If you take a plane there, the whiplash between the freezing A/C in the plane and the scorching heat once they open the doors and you walk down the stairs is insane! Especially in summer.

I'd love for teams to experience that, maybe after a cold Leg in Russia or something.  lol

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Haven't made one of these in a while, but here's mine for Season 31/32 (US TAR)

Basically, the format I used was 4 Legs in Europe, 4 Legs in Asia, and 2 in either Africa or South America. 3 of the 10 legs must be in the same one as the country before it. In total, this race expands across 7 countries (8 if you count the Vatican). Also, I list the cities/areas of where the pit stop is, not where the entire leg takes place at.

Starting Line ~ The Alamo
Leg 1: San Antonio, TX --> Accra, Ghana        (NEL)
Leg 2: Accra, Ghana --> Tema, Ghana        (Self Drive)
Leg 3: Tema, Ghana --> Palma, Spain   (Double U-Turn)
Leg 4: Palma, Spain --> Barcelona, Spain
Leg 5: Barcelona, Spain --> Rome, Italy --> The Vatican     (FF)
Leg 6: The Vatican --> Skopje, Macedonia    (NEL, Self Drive)
Leg 7: Skopje, Macedonia --> Hangzhou, China          (2 Detours, a single U-turn for both, 1 team can NOT be u-turned twice in this leg)
Leg 8: Hangzhou, China
Leg 9: Hangzhou, China --> Davao City, Philippines     (Last NEL)
Leg 10: Davao City, Philippines --> Port Vila, Vanuatu    (Double Road Block)
Leg 11: Port Vila, Vanuatu --> San Diego, CA
Finish Line ~ California Tower at Balboa Park

As always, all feedback is welecomed

I'm sorry to be mean, Erebus, but I just think is just, to boring? You only go 4 continents. I'm not sure I would watch this season, TBH
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He visited five though ???

That said "single U-Turn for both" Detours doesn't really work to me; if everyone chooses the same detour to start (or if only one person chooses side A vs side B) then it renders it pointless. You would have to force each task to be limited station which seems like a cop out.


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Haven't made one of these in a while, but here's mine for Season 31/32 (US TAR)

Basically, the format I used was 4 Legs in Europe, 4 Legs in Asia, and 2 in either Africa or South America. 3 of the 10 legs must be in the same one as the country before it. In total, this race expands across 7 countries (8 if you count the Vatican). Also, I list the cities/areas of where the pit stop is, not where the entire leg takes place at.

Starting Line ~ The Alamo
Leg 1: San Antonio, TX --> Accra, Ghana        (NEL)
Leg 2: Accra, Ghana --> Tema, Ghana        (Self Drive)
Leg 3: Tema, Ghana --> Palma, Spain   (Double U-Turn)
Leg 4: Palma, Spain --> Barcelona, Spain
Leg 5: Barcelona, Spain --> Rome, Italy --> The Vatican     (FF)
Leg 6: The Vatican --> Skopje, Macedonia    (NEL, Self Drive)
Leg 7: Skopje, Macedonia --> Hangzhou, China          (2 Detours, a single U-turn for both, 1 team can NOT be u-turned twice in this leg)
Leg 8: Hangzhou, China
Leg 9: Hangzhou, China --> Davao City, Philippines     (Last NEL)
Leg 10: Davao City, Philippines --> Port Vila, Vanuatu    (Double Road Block)
Leg 11: Port Vila, Vanuatu --> San Diego, CA
Finish Line ~ California Tower at Balboa Park

As always, all feedback is welecomed

I'm sorry to be mean, Erebus, but I just think is just, to boring? You only go 4 continents. I'm not sure I would watch this season, TBH
Ghana, Mallorca, Rome + Vatican, MACEDONIA, Philippines, VANUATU and you say this is boring???
Mkay bye.

North America: USA
Africa: Ghana
Europe: Spain, Italy, Vatican, Macedonia
Asia: China, Philippines
Oceania: Vanuatu
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Leg 01: College Park, Maryland to Manila, Philippines
Leg 02: Manila, Philippines to Quezon City, Philippines
Leg 03A: Quezon City, Philippines to Sydney, Australia
Leg 03B: Sydney, Australia to Birdsville, Australia
Leg   04:  Birdsville, Australia to Miri, Malaysia
Leg 05:  Miri, Malaysia to Vellore, India
Leg 06:  Vellore, India
Leg 07:  Vellore, India to Acre, Israel
Leg 08:  Acre, Israel to Jerusalem, Israel
Leg 09:  Jerusalem, Israel to Bari, Italy
Leg 10A: Bari, Italy to Stockholm, Sweden
Leg 10B: Stockholm, Sweden to  Regina, Canada
Leg 11:  Regina, Canada to Colorado Springs, Colorado

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Leg 1: New Orleans, Usa to Boracay, Philippines (Might be too crowded, but night leg would be so much fun!
Leg 2: Boracay Philippines to Baler, Philippines
Leg 3: Baler, Philippines to Melbourne, Australia
Leg 4 Melbourne Australia to Singapore
Leg 5: Singapore to Yangon Myanmar
Leg 6: Yangon, Myanmar to Copenhagen, Denmark
Leg 7: Denmark to ReykJavik, Iceland (Northern Light omg.)
Leg 8: Iceland
Leg 9: Iceland to Port Louis, Mauritius
Leg 10: Mauritius to Belmopan, Belize
Leg 11: Belize to Suva, Fiji (slim chance though)
Leg 12: Fiji to Seattle , Washinton



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That said "single U-Turn for both" Detours doesn't really work to me; if everyone chooses the same detour to start (or if only one person chooses side A vs side B) then it renders it pointless. You would have to force each task to be limited station which seems like a cop out.

Let me rephrase that. There would be 2 different U-turns. So there would a detour related rural/farmland China with a U-turn board and a detour about the inner city with a U-turn board. Teams can only get u-turned once in this leg, so no one can get u-turned at both boards.
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Haven't made one of these in a while, but here's mine for Season 31/32 (US TAR)

Basically, the format I used was 4 Legs in Europe, 4 Legs in Asia, and 2 in either Africa or South America. 3 of the 10 legs must be in the same one as the country before it. In total, this race expands across 7 countries (8 if you count the Vatican). Also, I list the cities/areas of where the pit stop is, not where the entire leg takes place at.

Starting Line ~ The Alamo
Leg 1: San Antonio, TX --> Accra, Ghana        (NEL)
Leg 2: Accra, Ghana --> Tema, Ghana        (Self Drive)
Leg 3: Tema, Ghana --> Palma, Spain   (Double U-Turn)
Leg 4: Palma, Spain --> Barcelona, Spain
Leg 5: Barcelona, Spain --> Rome, Italy --> The Vatican     (FF)
Leg 6: The Vatican --> Skopje, Macedonia    (NEL, Self Drive)
Leg 7: Skopje, Macedonia --> Hangzhou, China          (2 Detours, a single U-turn for both, 1 team can NOT be u-turned twice in this leg)
Leg 8: Hangzhou, China
Leg 9: Hangzhou, China --> Davao City, Philippines     (Last NEL)
Leg 10: Davao City, Philippines --> Port Vila, Vanuatu    (Double Road Block)
Leg 11: Port Vila, Vanuatu --> San Diego, CA
Finish Line ~ California Tower at Balboa Park

As always, all feedback is welecomed

I'm sorry to be mean, Erebus, but I just think is just, to boring? You only go 4 continents. I'm not sure I would watch this season, TBH
Ghana, Mallorca, Rome + Vatican, MACEDONIA, Philippines, VANUATU and you say this is boring???
Mkay bye.

North America: USA
Africa: Ghana
Europe: Spain, Italy, Vatican, Macedonia
Asia: China, Philippines
Oceania: Vanuatu
:)

It doesn't have Australia x2, so of course its boring!!!!!11
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That said "single U-Turn for both" Detours doesn't really work to me; if everyone chooses the same detour to start (or if only one person chooses side A vs side B) then it renders it pointless. You would have to force each task to be limited station which seems like a cop out.

Let me rephrase that. There would be 2 different U-turns. So there would a detour related rural/farmland China with a U-turn board and a detour about the inner city with a U-turn board. Teams can only get u-turned once in this leg, so no one can get u-turned at both boards.

I suppose then my issue is, since you have two legs in Hangzhou anyway, why bother with a double Detour leg? One leg stays in the city (with U-Turn), one leg is in the tea plantations and whatnot (with U-Turn). I could see this working in a case where it's *one* leg (preferably self-driving) in an entire region (like the Greece leg in TAR 29; have the first Detour and U-Turn in Arachova just like in reality and have the second Detour/U-Turn after the stadium task.

That said if you're keen to keep it, just have a single leg in Hangzhou and the second leg somewhere else I guess. ???

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It doesn't have Australia x2, so of course its boring!!!!!
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Btw, this is a recurring issue elthemagnifico. :lol:
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