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TARaus 3 Episode 1 SHOW Updates and Discussion *SPOILERS*
« on: August 04, 2014, 03:12:10 AM »
This thread is for the weekly discussion of the show!
 
Hopefully some of you from Aus and NZ can update LIVE.
 
To protect those of us who may not be able to watch right away, ANY SPOILERS ESPECIALLY RE ELIMINATIONS should only be discussed in this thread and the weekly EPISODE threads!
 
NO SPOILERS in the contestant threads please! Put Elimination Interviews here for now.
 
Thanks and have fun!! :hearts:
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Re: TARaus 3 Episode 1 SHOW Updates and Discussion *SPOILERS*
« Reply #1 on: August 04, 2014, 03:13:59 AM »
Feel free to post from 30 minutes before air time onwards!

Sydney is 14 hours ahead of EST time!
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Re: TARaus 3 Episode 1 SHOW Updates and Discussion *SPOILERS*
« Reply #2 on: August 04, 2014, 05:32:32 AM »
Let's get the show on the road ladies! :dancer:
1. Don't pick up the phone - You know he's only calling 'cause he's drunk and alone.
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Re: TARaus 3 Episode 1 SHOW Updates and Discussion *SPOILERS*
« Reply #3 on: August 04, 2014, 05:43:16 AM »
According to the EPG we are expecting a 9:07 start (insert rant about X-factor and other singing shows here)

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« Reply #4 on: August 04, 2014, 05:57:21 AM »
Yep, it's listed as 9:07-11:02pm here.
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Re: TARaus 3 Episode 1 SHOW Updates and Discussion *SPOILERS*
« Reply #5 on: August 04, 2014, 06:07:09 AM »
We are off and running!

Some pics of the season to get us underway!

Two nations doing battle!
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Re: TARaus 3 Episode 1 SHOW Updates and Discussion *SPOILERS*
« Reply #6 on: August 04, 2014, 06:08:22 AM »
The race will commence in Australia's Red Centre.

Grant: Nation against nation, Australia against New Zealand!

Time for the teams!
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Re: TARaus 3 Episode 1 SHOW Updates and Discussion *SPOILERS*
« Reply #7 on: August 04, 2014, 06:09:10 AM »
90,000 kms and 10 countries!

Well they just showed the Aus teams without properly introducing them...
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« Reply #8 on: August 04, 2014, 06:10:21 AM »
And the NZ teams without properly introducing them, each team barely got one line in...
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Re: TARaus 3 Episode 1 SHOW Updates and Discussion *SPOILERS*
« Reply #9 on: August 04, 2014, 06:11:58 AM »
I think they might go for an MKR style intro and do it during the episode.


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Re: TARaus 3 Episode 1 SHOW Updates and Discussion *SPOILERS*
« Reply #10 on: August 04, 2014, 06:12:06 AM »
Grant: Welcome to the very first TAR Australia vs New Zealand!

You are racing for personal pride, but the pride of your country is in your hands.

Will your fellow countryman be your friend or your enemy? You decide!

$250,000 for the winner of course.

10 legs in the race....... (:;) (:;) (:;) (:;) (:;) (:;)
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Re: TARaus 3 Episode 1 SHOW Updates and Discussion *SPOILERS*
« Reply #11 on: August 04, 2014, 06:12:28 AM »
I think they might go for an MKR style intro and do it during the episode.

Yeah, that's possible!
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« Reply #12 on: August 04, 2014, 06:13:34 AM »
Grant gets into the 'Go' position and then says that this race is gonna be different and leads them somewhere...

Tug of war time.

Kiwis vs Aussies
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« Reply #13 on: August 04, 2014, 06:14:51 AM »
The Australians are all relying on Tyson.

Elizabeth: I was wondering... Do I actually need to pull?

NZ says that the Aus teams look fitter. "Just sit and drain them out"

Cat: I didn't know the Hulk was coming on TAR
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Re: TARaus 3 Episode 1 SHOW Updates and Discussion *SPOILERS*
« Reply #14 on: August 04, 2014, 06:16:31 AM »
10 legs and 10 countries. At least we are not getting TAR24ed. (Ie getting 2 legs a countries, 4 times)

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« Reply #15 on: August 04, 2014, 06:17:09 AM »
The winners get a head start - the others get a time penalty!

NZ seems to be winning the tug of war! Ashleigh's not very impressed by Tyson.

Jesse: It was like a well-oiled All Black scrum.

The Kiwis have won!
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« Reply #16 on: August 04, 2014, 06:18:46 AM »
Fly to Christchurch, New Zealand!

The NZ teams are off and running!

Proceed to the Cardboard Cathedral, erected after the big earthquake.

Teams will select one of three departure times there for the following morning.
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« Reply #17 on: August 04, 2014, 06:19:57 AM »
Grant reveals an hourglass until the Australian teams can start.

They are just standing around waiting...

Commercial break with the sand about to run out.
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Re: TARaus 3 Episode 1 SHOW Updates and Discussion *SPOILERS*
« Reply #18 on: August 04, 2014, 06:20:04 AM »
Episode begins with a preview of the season

Teams are travelling to the start line at Australia's spiritual centre, Uluru (Ayers Rock)

Teams are introduced the five Australian teams first followed by the five New Zealand teams - introduced just by name NO video etc

Intro plays

Teams line up at the start line - Australians on the left and New Zealanders on the right

Grant explains the rules - prize money is 250K, teams from the same country can choose to work together or not, race will be like no other, 10 legs, first place in each leg will win prizes like NEVER before

When I give you the signal you can run over to your bags and grab your first clue

Grant raises his arm to signal the start - FAUX START

Grant: "I told you this race will be like no other"

Teams will compete in a tug-of-war - winning country gets a head start, losing team gets a time penalty

Australian team expect to rely on Tyson (the bodybuilder)

Even tug at the start... eventually the NZ group prevails

Team Australia needs to wait until egg timer runs out

Travel to Christchurch, NZ and the cardboard cathedral (erected after the earthquake)

Two flights leaving 1 hour apart - $135 for this leg

Grab a departure time for the next day

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Re: TARaus 3 Episode 1 SHOW Updates and Discussion *SPOILERS*
« Reply #19 on: August 04, 2014, 06:21:56 AM »
That was an awful start, everything about it just felt wrong. I hope the rest of the episode (and season) isn't like this :(

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« Reply #20 on: August 04, 2014, 06:24:02 AM »
That was an awful start, everything about it just felt wrong. I hope the rest of the episode (and season) isn't like this :(

Agreed,it was a mess!
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« Reply #21 on: August 04, 2014, 06:26:24 AM »
Oh here we go, team intros.

Carla & Hereni up first...

40 is the new 20...

Emily & Jono up next and they like the mums.

Never seen people so excited to "go home" on Leg 1.

John & Murray are up next with an intro.
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« Reply #22 on: August 04, 2014, 06:28:19 AM »
Cat & Jesse are intriduced next.

They have fostered 8 children.

And finally Aston & Christie's intro, and they are a 'perfect storm'.

Aston: I'm mildly telepathic.

Wow NZ-ers are weird people... :) :) :) :) :)
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« Reply #23 on: August 04, 2014, 06:31:58 AM »
Australians are finally off and running!

Elizabeth & Todd are sitting side by side in their car and are introduced first of the Aus teams.

Daniel & Ryan are introduced next and comment that they wouldn't take their mothers on the race.

Ashleigh & Jarrod are shown next. They play the 'traditional roles' in the marriage. Jarrod is v.ery patriotic apparently

Inga & Tiharna are gonna be eating fosh and chops in NZ. Not afraid to use their assets to their advantage!

Sally & Tyson are up next. Sally calls Tyson "puppy". :lol:

Sally: Tyson's a big gentle giant.
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And if you're under him, you ain't gettin' over him. ♥

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« Reply #24 on: August 04, 2014, 06:34:37 AM »
John & Murray arrive first at the airport. They are booked on the first flight.

Emily & Jono are second and booked in.

Elizabeth & Todd are the first Australian team in the queue.

The NZ girl teams are talking about how amazing it would be if the five Aus teams were the first to go. Keep dreaming.

The first flight is full for Aston & Christie - they are stuck with all the Aussies on the second flight. The other four NZ teams are on the first flight.
1. Don't pick up the phone - You know he's only calling 'cause he's drunk and alone.
2. Don't let him in - You have to kick him out again.
3. Don't be his friend - You know you're gonna wake up in his bed in the morning.
And if you're under him, you ain't gettin' over him. ♥