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Starting 2/7 TONIGHT  TAR moves to the 9-11PM time slot for our final 6 episodes!

ALL remaining episodes are Doubles...so only three weeks to go!


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Feb 7  (Wed) 9-11 PM EP 7 & 8
Feb 14 (Wed) 9-11 PM EP 9 & 10
Feb 21 (Wed) 9-11 PM EP 11 & FINALE (EP12)


 
 
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Re: TAR 30 EPISODE 7 & 8 LIVE UPDATES/COMMENTARY WED 2/7/18 9-11PM EST
« Reply #1 on: February 07, 2018, 05:21:06 PM »
Posting welcome after 8:40 PM!
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Re: TAR 30 EPISODE 7 & 8 LIVE UPDATES/COMMENTARY WED 2/7/18 9-11PM EST
« Reply #2 on: February 07, 2018, 07:48:06 PM »
I am here and ready for the craziness to begin! Please finish up randomly placed Big Brother....
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Re: TAR 30 EPISODE 7 & 8 LIVE UPDATES/COMMENTARY WED 2/7/18 9-11PM EST
« Reply #3 on: February 07, 2018, 07:56:06 PM »
Here hoping for a great double episode.  :)
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Re: TAR 30 EPISODE 7 & 8 LIVE UPDATES/COMMENTARY WED 2/7/18 9-11PM EST
« Reply #4 on: February 07, 2018, 08:02:08 PM »
And finally, we are back on air!

Previously on TAR, seven teams raced to the city of Prague in the Czech Republic! Cody & Jessica set their sights on the U-Turn forcing Trevor & Chris to play catch up. At the lectures and lagers, teams faced a RB from the past! Kristi & Jen grabbed another gold and Trevor & Chris never recovered.

Six teams remain, who will be eliminated next?!
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Re: TAR 30 EPISODE 7 & 8 LIVE UPDATES/COMMENTARY WED 2/7/18 9-11PM EST
« Reply #5 on: February 07, 2018, 08:03:10 PM »
Kristi & Jen depart 1st at 10:06 AM to Harare, Zimbabwe!

They must take a diesel train to the small town of Mandara where they must travel to the Imire Rhino & Wildlife Conservatory where zoologists study and nurture big game animals from poachers! the skiiers are pumped and realize there is less room for error.

Eric & Daniel depart 2nd.
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Re: TAR 30 EPISODE 7 & 8 LIVE UPDATES/COMMENTARY WED 2/7/18 9-11PM EST
« Reply #6 on: February 07, 2018, 08:04:34 PM »
They worry about less teams, but aren't fluctuating their strategy which is.... yeah.
Alex & Conor and Lucas & brittany arrive 3rd and 4th at the airport. Meanwhile, Cody & Jessica catch up at the digital ticket purchase devices.

Everyone on the plane from Prague to Harare!

No intro. Boo. Commercials.
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Re: TAR 30 EPISODE 7 & 8 LIVE UPDATES/COMMENTARY WED 2/7/18 9-11PM EST
« Reply #7 on: February 07, 2018, 08:10:07 PM »
We return with teams all arriving in Harare with a dash to the taxis. And Henry & Evan also magically appear in this clip. Everyone is quickly on the train, meanwhile, Cody & Jessica look at Kristi & Jen as the team to beat. Though Alex & Conor are friends with the skiiers.

All teams arrive in Marondera, and Jen reveals they've been traveling for 3 hours straight. Seems like Eric & Dan, Jessica & Cody, and Alex & Conor are on the first safari jeep to their clue. They see lots of wild animals.

They arrive at "bushcamp" and run to their clue!

ROUTE INFO: Build safari tents ASAP to receive a number which would have a giant impact on the future of their race. Hmmm...

Everyone in a dash.
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Re: TAR 30 EPISODE 7 & 8 LIVE UPDATES/COMMENTARY WED 2/7/18 9-11PM EST
« Reply #8 on: February 07, 2018, 08:11:16 PM »
Jessica: "This looks like a pile of mess."
Evan: "Neither of us are experienced campers, so we decided to go logically."
--Frantically pacing around the tent--
Eric & Daniel notice how every team is frenetic and settling into having half of the total teams from the beginning gone.
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Re: TAR 30 EPISODE 7 & 8 LIVE UPDATES/COMMENTARY WED 2/7/18 9-11PM EST
« Reply #9 on: February 07, 2018, 08:14:15 PM »
Cody & Jessica finish in 1st place with the tents. They expect to be 1st and can't settle for losing.
Meanwhile, Lucas & Brittany finish their tents in 2nd! "Cause he's a hashtag badass!" They seal their accomplishment with a kiss.
Henry & Evan finish 3rd while Alex & Conor complain a bit more.
Kristi & Jen finish in 4th, dissatisfied while Eric & Daniel finish in 5th.
Alex & Conor finish last.

It's the middle of the dawn and teams are cowbelled for breakfast by Phil! Western ranch movie, no, Pit Stop, no, wait, what?!

New twist: PARTNER SWAP.... *dun dun dun*...
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Re: TAR 30 EPISODE 7 & 8 LIVE UPDATES/COMMENTARY WED 2/7/18 9-11PM EST
« Reply #10 on: February 07, 2018, 08:19:35 PM »
We come back with teams in some kind of emotional disarray as they realize they are swapping partners. They will be racing together until further notice. Cody & Jess were 1st to finish and chose Kristi & Jen to swap partners with as both are relatively strong racers. Lucas & Brittany go with Alex & Conor because Brittany wants muscle on her side. And that ends up with Henry & Evan swapping with Eric & Daniel. Basically, an extended Intersection Roadblock.
This is gonna be sooo confusing. :drama

Swapped teams must make a raft and row around Imire Lake and search for a canteen for their next clue. Everyone gets to the lake and are oaring their butts off.
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Re: TAR 30 EPISODE 7 & 8 LIVE UPDATES/COMMENTARY WED 2/7/18 9-11PM EST
« Reply #11 on: February 07, 2018, 08:23:17 PM »
Swappees are looking everywhere and Brittany spots the first.

Teams must go to a lookout tower where rangers survey the land for potential poachers. And this is also the location of their next clue will be.

Lucas falls into the lake while everyone is steadily rowing. Brittany bursts into song while compliments Alex appreciates her style.

DETOUR: Rhino Track or Bushwhack
In Rhino Track, teams must look for evidence of poaching evidence and place them on a map at the end of the horseback ride to receive their next clue. In Bushwhack, teams must replenish a ranger's water supply and drive a 4x4 across Zimbabwean bogs, if they can get out of the mess, to receive their next clue.

Henry & Evan and Lucas & Conor find their clues and I'm suddenly regretting this twist.
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Re: TAR 30 EPISODE 7 & 8 LIVE UPDATES/COMMENTARY WED 2/7/18 9-11PM EST
« Reply #12 on: February 07, 2018, 08:25:16 PM »
Jessica & Kristi are traveling to the supply depot and suddenly change Detours because neither of them can drive stick shift. Henry & Daniel? are still rowing while Jen & Cody find the Detour clue. They choose the 4x4 choice while Jessica & Kristi are at the detective work option. Jen is freaking out. "Oh my gosh, this is hard."

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Re: TAR 30 EPISODE 7 & 8 LIVE UPDATES/COMMENTARY WED 2/7/18 9-11PM EST
« Reply #13 on: February 07, 2018, 08:35:20 PM »
Commercials are over and Jen is regretting their choice while Cody assures they did the right thing. Brittany & Alex document the first piece of evidence. Meanwhile, Kristi tells Jessica she is so cute to replicate Cody. Henry & Evan and Eric & Daniel are on their way to split up the tasks between each other too. I think.

Cody & Jen are driving and QUICKLY SPOT RHINOS, ZEBRAS, WARTHOGS, oh my! We are also shown "Little Bambis" (perfect title quote) as Jessica & Kristi enjoy the scenery. Cody & Jen use their feet to find a shallow spot to drive their 4x4 across. All teams are making some progress on both tasks. Cody & Jen successfully cross the 1st ravine while Eric & Henry and Lucas & Conor arrive at the first bog.

Alex finishes the crossing while Cody & Jen find the water tank at the dig site. They replace that tank with a plastic jug and move onto driving back. Alex and Lucas also finish up this part and are on each other's tail despite the very sleepy music playing. I feel like this is just wildlife observatory marketing....
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Re: TAR 30 EPISODE 7 & 8 LIVE UPDATES/COMMENTARY WED 2/7/18 9-11PM EST
« Reply #14 on: February 07, 2018, 08:39:33 PM »
Cody & Jen drive across the 2nd bog, an ever deeper one, and reveals he has had 4x4 experience prior to the race. "I really hope that other challenge was more meticulous." Jessica & Kristi are enjoying the site and find their 5th and 6th poaching relics.

Meanwhile, Alex nearly faceplants in the muck, but end up STUCK in the 2nd bog. At the other Detour, teams are finding relics.

Cody & Jen get their clue!
ROUTE INFO: Make your way to the Savannah Plains Overlook, the next Pit Stop. Last team to check in may be eliminated. Yeah right.

Lucas tries pulling the jeep out of the mud.
Cody & Jen arrive 1st at the Pit Stop, HOWEVER, they must wait for both of their teammates to arrive. :zz:

Everyone doing very well, except for Lucas & Conor.
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Re: TAR 30 EPISODE 7 & 8 LIVE UPDATES/COMMENTARY WED 2/7/18 9-11PM EST
« Reply #15 on: February 07, 2018, 08:41:51 PM »
Now 2 teams are stuck in the bog! My gosh. This is a beautiful trainwreck. :lol:
 Brittany & Alex trying to solve the evidence map and are meticulously placing pieces. And they are WRONG on first check. They switch 8 and 7 around and are released to their Pit Stop!

Meanwhile, Lucas & Conor and Eric & Henry try to get out of this disaster.
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Re: TAR 30 EPISODE 7 & 8 LIVE UPDATES/COMMENTARY WED 2/7/18 9-11PM EST
« Reply #16 on: February 07, 2018, 08:43:57 PM »
Both guy teams are winching their jeeps out of their gutters while Conor & Lucas are out of the muck first. Conor says he would love to see an instant replay of a team who actually got across the muck.

Eric & Henry are still stuck and struggling. Huge grunt by Eric before the channel flips to commercials!
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Re: TAR 30 EPISODE 7 & 8 LIVE UPDATES/COMMENTARY WED 2/7/18 9-11PM EST
« Reply #17 on: February 07, 2018, 08:50:36 PM »
We come back from the advertisements with Cody & Jen seeing Brittany & Alex catch up to the at the Pit Stop. They are also told to wait for their partners. They are quickly interrupted with elephants roaming their way. Adorable. :2hearts:

Now Jessica and Kristi arrive at the map and start placing evidence. They forgot the order in which they picked up the pieces. They go in for a check and get the last three pieces out of order. Meanwhile, Eric and Henry are still winching while Henry is flipping the lever back and forth. The girls are steady in their thinking and get even more out of order (4).

At the Pit Stop, teams await their teammates while Lucas & Conor magically arrive. They are alerted that the partner swap is over and they can go back to their original pairings.

Teams are STILL RACING! Lucas & Brittany and Alex & Conor depart in 1st and 2nd. Whew! No prize though.
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Re: TAR 30 EPISODE 7 & 8 LIVE UPDATES/COMMENTARY WED 2/7/18 9-11PM EST
« Reply #18 on: February 07, 2018, 08:53:35 PM »
Daniel & Evan think about their hybrid team name, "The Academic Flannel", while proceeding across the river. Jessica & Kristi get 7 out of the 9 pieces wrong, ouch. I suggest taking the 30-minute penalty? :lol3:

Meanwhile, Evan talks to horse like Henry, but I find this laughable. Jessica wants to work with Evan, but Evan quickly says nuh-uh. Jessica complains that Evan isn't a team player... oh the karma.

Evan and Daniel quickly finish the Detour while Jessica and Kristi are getting restless.
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Re: TAR 30 EPISODE 7 & 8 LIVE UPDATES/COMMENTARY WED 2/7/18 9-11PM EST
« Reply #19 on: February 07, 2018, 08:55:51 PM »
Jessica figures out they were thinking backwards on the map and have a check. They are FINALLY back in it with 11 attempts.
Evan and Daniel arrive 4th, but must wait for their teammates before they can head off. This twist is simply eye-gouging as Cody & Jen are in dismay.

Henry & Eric arrive 5th and are back to their original teams. They head off to... some mumbled place by Lucas & Brittany and Alex & Conor.
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« Reply #20 on: February 07, 2018, 08:58:06 PM »
Finally, Jessica & Kristi arrive at the Pit Stop in last place - and BOTH are eliminated! - not really, they must keep on racing! They are driving fast out of the wildlife refuge. "Is punching Evan in the face allowed?" - Jessica. Skiiers and Big Brother feel a target on Henry & Evan.

Meanwhile, Yale and Team Louisiana are bantering.

Teams must travel back to Harare and find Khan Fabrics to receive their next clue!
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« Reply #21 on: February 07, 2018, 09:04:06 PM »
Lucas & Brittany appreciate their reunion and take their partnership for granted. Henry & Evan and Eric & Daniel leave in their vans while Jessica & Cody and Kristi & Jen caught up rather quickly. They both talk about teams on their tails and still being in the race. Eric & Daniel are worried one team will be eliminated back in the city.

Khan Fabrics Haberdashy: DOUBLE U-TURN!

Lucas & Brittany decide to penalize Cody & Jess while Alex & Conor flip the script on Henry & Evan

DETOUR: Handle With Care or Just Get It There.
In Handle With Care, teams must travel to the mail room and deliver their packages through the confusing lifts and platforms in the architecturally confusing mall to receive their next clue. In Just Get It There, teams must roll tires to the back of a delivery truck through the streets and alleys of Harare to receive their next clue.

Surfers and Indy race off as Kristi & Jen quickly catch up and get to the board. They feel very spared while Cody & Jessica arrive and quickly head off to the mall. They call Lucas & Brittany "Ocean Spray" about them being U-Turned and don't really like them. Evan & Henry are getting frenetic while Eric & Daniel feel safer.

Jessica realizes she or Team Yale may be eliminated and her stomach drops.
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Re: TAR 30 EPISODE 7 & 8 LIVE UPDATES/COMMENTARY WED 2/7/18 9-11PM EST
« Reply #22 on: February 07, 2018, 09:10:16 PM »
So now we now why Cody looked so pissed in the PS photo of that leg.
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Re: TAR 30 EPISODE 7 & 8 LIVE UPDATES/COMMENTARY WED 2/7/18 9-11PM EST
« Reply #23 on: February 07, 2018, 09:12:35 PM »
Commercials are over. Lucas & Brittany get stuck in traffic while Alex & Conor's taxi driver directs them to Magaba Tires! They are the first to arrive. The marketplace is wild and are culturally shocked. Lucas & Brittany arrive at the tire place with Kristi & Jen. They reveal they must deliver their tires to Cameron Hardware where the truck is located near. Lucas motivates Brittany to keep on moving.

Cody & Jessica arrive at Eastgate Mall. They are trying to find Old Mutual Property and United States African. They are running around and find Old Mutual. Their deliveries are quickly making progress.

Henry & Evan arrive at the tires. "One of the most important things in debate is never giving up, so we had to get this done asap."
Alex & Conor find the pedestrian tunnel and Lucas & Brittany and skiiers are continuing to be on a roll.
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« Reply #24 on: February 07, 2018, 09:14:36 PM »
Eric & Daniel choose mall delivery and get started. Alex & Conor bypass Cameron Hardware and can't find the place. Meanwhile, Lucas & Brittany and Kristi & Jen are working together and arrive at the place. Kristi & Jen split from the surfers and find the truck. They get their clue!

Travel to Harare Gardens for the next clue!

Lucas & Brittany finish the task in 2nd place.
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