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Re: TAR 29 Bitch, Moan & Squeal Thread **SPOILERS** Read Post #1!
« Reply #550 on: May 07, 2017, 11:45:02 PM »
I miss Phil's "This is <location>, <something about the location>, in the centre of the city..." and starting times instead of this repeated scenes from the week before.

That famous phrase retired after season 26.
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« Reply #551 on: May 11, 2017, 09:06:01 PM »
What I dislike about this season is that since teams are strangers they're probably holding back and not being themselves with their partners, this could be good for competition purposes but in the end they won't experience the relationship growth most past teams had. I liked the best seeing teams grow, like Ron learning to respect Christina, Ken & Tina rekindling their relationship, and even the campy proposals at the mat
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Re: TAR 29 Bitch, Moan & Squeal Thread **SPOILERS** Read Post #1!
« Reply #552 on: May 11, 2017, 10:05:38 PM »
What I dislike about this season is that since teams are strangers they're probably holding back and not being themselves with their partners, this could be good for competition purposes but in the end they won't experience the relationship growth most past teams had. I liked the best seeing teams grow, like Ron learning to respect Christina, Ken & Tina rekindling their relationship, and even the campy proposals at the mat

I think the not holding back lasted only 2-3 Legs. Since then it has been VERY real!
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Re: TAR 29 Bitch, Moan & Squeal Thread **SPOILERS** Read Post #1!
« Reply #553 on: May 11, 2017, 10:10:26 PM »
What I dislike about this season is that since teams are strangers they're probably holding back and not being themselves with their partners, this could be good for competition purposes but in the end they won't experience the relationship growth most past teams had. I liked the best seeing teams grow, like Ron learning to respect Christina, Ken & Tina rekindling their relationship, and even the campy proposals at the mat

Idk, but somehow i see a character development and grow while being with stranger during the race...

Recent example is Vanck and Ashton, despite their communication breakdown and very different personalities, they respected each other, and prove they are capable together, even though they are eliminated early... Yeah they are eventually not dating
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« Reply #554 on: May 11, 2017, 10:19:03 PM »
This is not a team dating season....but love is in the air!
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« Reply #555 on: May 12, 2017, 12:01:42 AM »
Ashton & Vanck were fighting and bickering despite what the edit showed.

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« Reply #556 on: May 12, 2017, 08:48:37 AM »
i feel like this season well know for use reused tasks

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« Reply #557 on: May 16, 2017, 10:29:32 AM »
Eh. Why are there so many U-TURNs this season..
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Re: TAR 29 Bitch, Moan & Squeal Thread **SPOILERS** Read Post #1!
« Reply #558 on: May 19, 2017, 03:08:19 AM »
TAR's first visit to Korea in 7 years, 12 seasons and they go and put it as the penultimate Leg, again and have Sport Stacking and video games as tasks.  :groan:

Sure Koreans love their video games and apparently also excel in sport stacking, but really? With only one Leg and maybe the last time TARUS has a chance to return to South Korea?  :crazy:

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« Reply #559 on: May 19, 2017, 05:01:22 AM »
TAR's first visit to Korea in 7 years, 12 seasons and they go and put it as the penultimate Leg, again and have Sport Stacking and video games as tasks.  :groan:

Sure Koreans love their video games and apparently also excel in sport stacking, but really? With only one Leg and maybe the last time TARUS has a chance to return to South Korea?  :crazy:

South Korea has a lot of its culture tp be offered but instead they chose stacking cups and video game task... Geez
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Re: TAR 29 Bitch, Moan & Squeal Thread **SPOILERS** Read Post #1!
« Reply #560 on: May 19, 2017, 05:03:02 AM »
I agree with you dryedmangeoz.

Do we really need video games on TAR? I think that would be more better suited to Japan...

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« Reply #561 on: May 19, 2017, 09:12:00 AM »
TAR's first visit to Korea in 7 years, 12 seasons and they go and put it as the penultimate Leg, again and have Sport Stacking and video games as tasks.  :groan:

Sure Koreans love their video games and apparently also excel in sport stacking, but really? With only one Leg and maybe the last time TARUS has a chance to return to South Korea?  :crazy:

South Korea has a lot of its culture tp be offered but instead they chose stacking cups and video game task... Geez

Honestly if you look at the youth of S. Korea that is there culture. + 12 hours of stress and their school

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« Reply #562 on: May 19, 2017, 09:18:20 AM »
Did someone else said that the next leg have potential K-Pop task?
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Re: TAR 29 Bitch, Moan & Squeal Thread **SPOILERS** Read Post #1!
« Reply #563 on: May 19, 2017, 09:23:32 AM »
i feel south korean last leg for now it going be good

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Re: TAR 29 Bitch, Moan & Squeal Thread **SPOILERS** Read Post #1!
« Reply #564 on: May 19, 2017, 09:53:38 AM »
TAR's first visit to Korea in 7 years, 12 seasons and they go and put it as the penultimate Leg, again and have Sport Stacking and video games as tasks.  :groan:

Sure Koreans love their video games and apparently also excel in sport stacking, but really? With only one Leg and maybe the last time TARUS has a chance to return to South Korea?  :crazy:

South Korea has a lot of its culture tp be offered but instead they chose stacking cups and video game task... Geez

Honestly if you look at the youth of S. Korea that is there culture. + 12 hours of stress and their school

Welp... If you notice it that's ok...

What i mean is...

Stacking cup like really, it can be done anywhere in the world...

Video gaming .... Ok this never be done before, but same point as stacking cups...

If they do K-Pop thing is still acceptable, which like Harajuku task in Japan, is still related

But that... Idk... I feel pesimistic about this leg, but let's wait and watch
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Re: TAR 29 Bitch, Moan & Squeal Thread **SPOILERS** Read Post #1!
« Reply #565 on: May 19, 2017, 10:35:23 AM »
We've never had this type of task done before. Not to mention that it's a night leg! Night legs are usually allowed with a bit more leeway in regards to cultural tasks (although one of my favorite night legs ever, TAR5 Russia was cultural but that's another story), and I'm personally excited to see the cups and the game.

And besides, I'm pretty sure there's other tasks for the leg :)
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« Reply #566 on: May 19, 2017, 10:37:40 AM »
South Korea is home to the Olympics of online gaming, so video games is part of its modern culture. Competitive professional video gamers are usually South Korean, if not Japanese. They compete for big amounts of prize money just to play professionally!

Stacking cups? ??? We'll see? It doesn't look that bad for me.

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Re: TAR 29 Bitch, Moan & Squeal Thread **SPOILERS** Read Post #1!
« Reply #567 on: May 19, 2017, 10:39:19 AM »
Stacking cup like really, it can be done anywhere in the world...

Video gaming .... Ok this never be done before, but same point as stacking cups...

This, took the words out of my mouth. I mean, the leg could still be somewhat interesting. I don't know, maybe because I'm a 'gamer' I see this leg as being easy. I mean, if they go against e-sports like players in the video game, that WOULD be interesting to watch, mostly because of how well they've mastered the game.

As for cup stacking...my 5th grade gym class has us do it and everyone seemed fine doing it. Maybe timing is the factor that frustrated the players?
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Re: TAR 29 Bitch, Moan & Squeal Thread **SPOILERS** Read Post #1!
« Reply #568 on: May 19, 2017, 10:40:55 AM »
I actually like end-game Asia visits more since they give more drama.

See: TAR25/TAR23/TAR20/TAR17/TAR13/TAR12/TAR11/TAR6/TAR5/TAR3

And I'd take "F4 leg twice" over visited only once.
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Re: TAR 29 Bitch, Moan & Squeal Thread **SPOILERS** Read Post #1!
« Reply #569 on: May 19, 2017, 10:52:02 AM »
In both of the previous South Korea visits, half the leg was at that river near the border. Hopefully it at least doesn't do that again.

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« Reply #570 on: May 19, 2017, 11:05:33 AM »
And I'd take "F4 leg twice" over visited only once.
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Re: TAR 29 Bitch, Moan & Squeal Thread **SPOILERS** Read Post #1!
« Reply #571 on: May 19, 2017, 11:20:26 AM »
That's a whole other thing to bitch about. Korea is certainly a country that should've been visited more than twice in 28 seasons.

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« Reply #572 on: May 19, 2017, 12:15:03 PM »
I love the looks of this episode and idc that you guys are complaining :lol:
We've just had a very cultural leg in Greece, two legs with beautiful scenery and traditions in Vietnam, so why not have a heavily modern leg in South Korea?

Computer games have never been featured on TAR, so it's awesome that they've decided to do it! And speed stacking is super fun, so if there is an extreme time limit for that task, it will be great to watch.

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« Reply #573 on: May 19, 2017, 12:15:37 PM »
We've never had this type of task done before. Not to mention that it's a night leg! Night legs are usually allowed with a bit more leeway in regards to cultural tasks (although one of my favorite night legs ever, TAR5 Russia was cultural but that's another story), and I'm personally excited to see the cups and the game.

And besides, I'm pretty sure there's other tasks for the leg :)

Night leg would be fun... but still pesimistic about the leg... yes there  will be other task but these two made me feel it could have been better...


But maybe i was too early to complain so i just wait and see if i'm wrong
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« Reply #574 on: May 19, 2017, 12:49:29 PM »
Anyway, I wish TAR would have more Legs like Ninh Binh. Exhaust teams. Get them to collapse at the Mat. (In a safe way of course. Nothing that would permanently harm them lol) This was a great, refreshing Leg after years of lazy, oversimplification.