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TARA Asia 5: Bitch, Moan & Squeal Thread [CONTAINS SPOILERS]
« on: August 28, 2016, 03:52:17 AM »
How come no one created a Bitch, Moan & Squeal thread for TARA 5 yet?

I'll start. How come they only visited South-East Asia this season? Was expecting a route with more variety, and at least Taiwan or Mainland China. Is it because of the Grab sponsorship?
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Re: TARA Asia 5: Bitch, Moan & Squeal Thread [CONTAINS SPOILERS)
« Reply #1 on: August 28, 2016, 03:53:30 AM »
How come no one created a Bitch, Moan & Squeal thread for TARA 5 yet?

I'll start. How come they only visited South-East Asia this season? Was expecting a route with more variety, and at least Taiwan or Mainland China. Is it because of the Grab sponsorship?

The Indonesia sponsor. They promised to based 5 LEGS in Indonesia. I don't think ANYONE's happy with that...
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Re: TARA Asia 5: Bitch, Moan & Squeal Thread [CONTAINS SPOILERS)
« Reply #2 on: August 28, 2016, 03:59:34 AM »
Tbh I like the Indonesia part, except Jakarta, but I guess it's Indonesia's main city. Apart from Vigan everything has been visited before. Instead of KL and Penang they could of gone to Melaka and Langkawi. Instead of Phuket they could've gone to Kanchanburi or Cambodia. Instead of HCMC Hanoi, Vigan is a nice new place, and I mean you can't really change Singapore, also I love the country so  :hearts:.

Jakarta  ???
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Yogyakarta  :conf:
Banyuwangi  :hearts: (Never even heard of it  :funny:)
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Re: TARA Asia 5: Bitch, Moan & Squeal Thread [CONTAINS SPOILERS)
« Reply #3 on: August 28, 2016, 06:44:16 AM »
There's only one pre-season negative I could draw. It's not technically TAR Asia, more like TAR ASEAN. Where are the teams from Japan, South Korea, India and UAE? Asia is big with lots of countries, they could have widened their cast. Filipino cast are once again celebrities  :groan:.
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« Reply #4 on: August 28, 2016, 12:54:47 PM »
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Re: TARA Asia 5: Bitch, Moan & Squeal Thread [CONTAINS SPOILERS)
« Reply #5 on: August 28, 2016, 01:04:14 PM »
Jakarta doesn't seem so bad to me, but I guess that's because the US has never touched it in all their visits to the country (which is surprising. It IS the capital :P )

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Re: TARA Asia 5: Bitch, Moan & Squeal Thread [CONTAINS SPOILERS)
« Reply #6 on: August 29, 2016, 05:56:48 AM »
How come no one created a Bitch, Moan & Squeal thread for TARA 5 yet?

I'll start. How come they only visited South-East Asia this season? Was expecting a route with more variety, and at least Taiwan or Mainland China. Is it because of the Grab sponsorship?

The Indonesia sponsor. They promised to based 5 LEGS in Indonesia. I don't think ANYONE's happy with that...

Doesn't stop them from going to say Beijing or Shanghai and doing a leg there.

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Re: TARA Asia 5: Bitch, Moan & Squeal Thread [CONTAINS SPOILERS]
« Reply #7 on: August 29, 2016, 10:46:34 AM »
I'm not complaining as long as we get another TARA.
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Re: TARA Asia 5: Bitch, Moan & Squeal Thread [CONTAINS SPOILERS]
« Reply #8 on: August 29, 2016, 11:09:05 AM »
I'm not complaining as long as we get another TARA.

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Re: TARA Asia 5: Bitch, Moan & Squeal Thread [CONTAINS SPOILERS)
« Reply #9 on: August 29, 2016, 07:14:31 PM »
There's only one pre-season negative I could draw. It's not technically TAR Asia, more like TAR ASEAN. Where are the teams from Japan, South Korea, India and UAE? Asia is big with lots of countries, they could have widened their cast. Filipino cast are once again celebrities  :groan:.

Wow... I thought i'm the only one who could say that :lol:

Yes it's technically TAR ASEAN cause the cast is so ASEAN
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Re: TARA Asia 5: Bitch, Moan & Squeal Thread [CONTAINS SPOILERS]
« Reply #10 on: August 29, 2016, 07:27:02 PM »
Tbh i really love how TARA visited parts of Indonesia 5 LEGS, well because "wonderful Indonesia"'s sponsor... As Indonesian i'm really ecstatic about it... But they mainly visited city that TAR had already visited it (except Jakarta and Banyuwangi)... Bali is 4x now in franchise.... What i mean is they could've visited some parts of Indonesia that never been explored by TAR such as Malang, Sumatra's region, or even Papua..  I mean they have sponsored by indonesian tourism ministry but why only these main city that represented (except banyuwangi) ??? I'm just so confused....

For the cast, as long it's entertaining me... I don't have any problem, but we could've had diversity team from Asia's countries... This is TARA not TAR ASEAN...
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Re: TARA Asia 5: Bitch, Moan & Squeal Thread [CONTAINS SPOILERS]
« Reply #11 on: August 29, 2016, 07:35:00 PM »
You mean Papua as in the country? It has an extremely high crime rate

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Re: TARA Asia 5: Bitch, Moan & Squeal Thread [CONTAINS SPOILERS]
« Reply #12 on: August 29, 2016, 07:39:35 PM »
You mean Papua as in the country? It has an extremely high crime rate

I think they meant the Indonesian side. Papua is an island half in Indonesia and half in Papua New Guinea

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Re: TARA Asia 5: Bitch, Moan & Squeal Thread [CONTAINS SPOILERS]
« Reply #13 on: October 17, 2016, 06:01:44 AM »
Idk but after seeing spoiler and premier, i think the reborn is just a waste...

But hopefully next episode onward prove me i'm wrong
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Re: TARA Asia 5: Bitch, Moan & Squeal Thread [CONTAINS SPOILERS]
« Reply #14 on: October 17, 2016, 07:46:38 AM »
I LOOOOOOOVE that TARA5 uses Microgramma instead of Bank Gothic for their on-screen Route Info graphics which overall look much better than TARUS, tbh.


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Re: TARA Asia 5: Bitch, Moan & Squeal Thread [CONTAINS SPOILERS]
« Reply #15 on: October 17, 2016, 01:53:37 PM »
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Re: TARA Asia 5: Bitch, Moan & Squeal Thread [CONTAINS SPOILERS]
« Reply #16 on: October 17, 2016, 04:15:46 PM »
HATE how 2 eliminations on the first leg! Just disgusting. I don't think I'll watch the season now. That has ruined it for me...
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Re: TARA Asia 5: Bitch, Moan & Squeal Thread [CONTAINS SPOILERS]
« Reply #17 on: October 18, 2016, 07:29:26 AM »
I watched the first leg and it's underwhelming and lame in the editing?

There was like really... only a Detour task?
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Re: TARA Asia 5: Bitch, Moan & Squeal Thread [CONTAINS SPOILERS]
« Reply #18 on: November 04, 2016, 01:38:32 PM »
Idk but after seeing spoiler and premier, i think the reborn is just a waste...

But hopefully next episode onward prove me i'm wrong

This isbthe first time i was really happy that i was wrong :lol:

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Re: TARA Asia 5: Bitch, Moan & Squeal Thread [CONTAINS SPOILERS]
« Reply #19 on: November 04, 2016, 06:47:22 PM »
It's pretty insane that one of the stronger teams this season can't even watch the show in his home country.

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Re: TARA Asia 5: Bitch, Moan & Squeal Thread [CONTAINS SPOILERS]
« Reply #20 on: November 04, 2016, 08:29:42 PM »
Well...that PURELY sucks. AXN should give them a CD.
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Re: TARA Asia 5: Bitch, Moan & Squeal Thread [CONTAINS SPOILERS]
« Reply #21 on: December 11, 2016, 03:23:52 AM »
Despite the ruined premiere and penultimate leg, TARA 5 is a great compensation  for fans who impatiently waiting for season 29...  Really solid cast, solid season, inspiring moments and much much more, really worthy to rewatch

Hope the final leg will be as amazing as the season's represent....
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Re: TARA Asia 5: Bitch, Moan & Squeal Thread [CONTAINS SPOILERS]
« Reply #22 on: December 11, 2016, 11:38:36 AM »
What ruined the premiere for you? ???

And totally agree re penultimate leg. Total production fiasco!
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Re: TARA Asia 5: Bitch, Moan & Squeal Thread [CONTAINS SPOILERS]
« Reply #23 on: December 11, 2016, 12:28:18 PM »
I'm not rafael, but the starting line elimination really hurt the premier leg for me. Every time I watch the opening credits, I find myself wondering what we missed by not having Lisa and Nic in the race. Otherwise, I thought it was a decent leg.

As for the latest penultimate leg, that may have been the most poorly designed leg ever. It just screamed out for the teams to band together and get the strongest or 2nd strongest team out. Even worse, putting the U-Turn board before the Detour just twisted the knife and made it obvious going in that U-Turned team had virtually no chance to survive.

Now I understand why Allan was making numerous comments last week about how the teams weren't Yielding or U-Turning each other and that maybe it would change now that teams were getting closer to the finals.
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Re: TARA Asia 5: Bitch, Moan & Squeal Thread [CONTAINS SPOILERS]
« Reply #24 on: December 11, 2016, 12:52:35 PM »
I totally agree. A start line elimination is always UNCALLED for. Just checking to be sure there was not something else...
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