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 :conf: Happy TAR DAY!!! :conf: 
 
 
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Anyone who can LIVE update is welcome to jump in!

But no posting until 740PM please
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Here to help out with tonight's episode! :martini:

CBS is really trying to get people to watch the LED dance task tonight....
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Quick poll: Vietnamese "No" dance judge or TAR21's Russian professor?
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5 minutes 'til liftoff.
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Go corinne and eliza <3
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And we are off! Welcome to the third leg of TAR31!

Previously on The Amazing Race, ten teams traveled from Tokyo to Luang Prabang, Laos! Corinne & Eliza gave the Afghanimals their own pace at the Roadblock. Rachel & Elissa U-Turned Team Fun which made them commit to another decision, both of whom had friction amongst each other. The Roadblock was hectic! While Leo & Jamal came in first, Rupert & Laura came in last and were eliminated.

FLY TO HO CHI MINH CITY, VIETNAM!
Teams must use the Travelocity app on a smartphone to book their own arrangements to HCM! All teams must pick up a packet of herbal remedies at the House of Vietnamese Medicine to find their next clue.

Tyler & Korey and Becca & Floyd depart in 6th and 7th, trying to make amends and giving trail mix as a olive branch over the U-Turn. Rachel & Elissa also give a peace offering with a blanket? Geez. Chris & Bret laugh with doubt.
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Team Big Brother promise to not U-Turn each other, creating their own Natalie & Nadiya-style alliance. Leo & Jamal are not giving a hell about these alliances. (On their way out of the Luang Prabang Int'l Airport)

INTRO!
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And we are back to teams disembarking in the lush city of Ho Chi Minh! Run Charlie Run! Taxis out in front with leo & Jamal describing how public transportation is so important to get a decent driver. Old TAR vibes with a mad dash! Woohoo!!!! And Leo & Jamal LOSE IT! Britney & Janelle are ashamed of themselves, despite being moms of two kiddos.
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Nicole & Victor and Becca & Floyd are impressed with the congestion and lights in the nighttime. Floyd reminisces about his heat stroke back in their previous experience in the country. Christie is shocked with the narrow streets.

 Tyler & Korey and Team Season 5 show up first to the holistic medicine shop.

DETOUR: Reel It In or Light It Up
In RII, teams must catch eight slippery prawns at Tanda Restaurant to receive their next clue.
In LIU, teams must try to synchronize with an LED dance troupe to receive their next clue.
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All teams split between the two options, with Leo & Jamal freaking out more than Rachel is. Meanwhile, Corinne & Eliza are Charla & Mirna'd by the ripoff Romber, making them frazzled. C'mon!

Chris & Bret get to the shop last and pick up their Detour clue.

Three teams (Becca & Floyd, Colin & Christie, and Rachel & Elissa) arrive at the LED dance troupe task with Becca & Floyd recalling their youth musical experience. Christie claims learning choreo is not her strong suit and Colin appreciates this task more. Rachel & Elissa love the task because of their cheerleading past and have a bit of a sister rivalry.

Tyler & Korey are at the prawn task.
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Nicole & Victor arrive at the LED task while Becca & Floyd are going out to perform as the sacrificial lambs for the TV. :tup:
(WeLCome to VIETnam!)
And the judge says "No"! He says there's no energy! "Poom! Poom!"
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Eliza complains about their slow taxi driver while Leo & Jamal are also very lost.

Britney & Janelle crash a wedding :funny: and can't find the venue for the LED dance task. Leo & Jamal are following them around also alarmed at the bad navigation.

-COMMERCIALS-
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We come back from the commercial break to Britney & Janelle and the Afghanimals reevaluating their poor taxi driver decisions.

At Thanh Da (correction!) Restaurant, Tyler & Korey are getting tips from the local audience. Korey gets his first prawn and can't unhook the recordbreaking prawn he just caught. "Will it bite me?!" as he tries to open its mouth.

They have 1 PRAWN! Tyler and Korey are stressing out how long they've been at the task and deciding whether or not to switch.

Becca & Floyd get their dance right on the second try!

ROADBLOCK: One team member must perfectly sing a Vietnamese pop song at a karaoke club to receive their next clue!

Rachel & Elissa can't get their first try right and Rachel immediately belittles Elissa jokingly.

Colin & Christie also fail on their first attempt. Colin is actually being fun for once! :cheer:

Korey gets his second prawn while Corinne & Eliza arrive at the Thanh Da Detour site.
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Corinne & Eliza are extremely scared to do this task... umm, weren't y'all on Survivor.... and Eliza is stressed about patience for this task. She is horrified. Britney & Janelle and Leo & Jamal still roaming around.

Rachel & Elissa try their 2nd attempt while the judge is having a fit over their lack of energy. Victor & Nicole are also offed following them.

Britney & Janelle finally arrive at one of the Detour locations.... while Corinne & Eliza get their first prawn. It pinched Corinne!
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Okay Corinne & Eliza are in a horror movie scene now trying to unhook their first prawn.
"They would've never chosen to learn a Vietnamese dance!!!!" ~ Eliza
*Shows Chris & Bret at the Vietnamese dance task*

Colin & Christie complete the dance and are off to the karaoke bar. "Who's ready to tune out?" Christie obliges.

Even Nic & Vic get it by the second time around, which pisses Elissa off.
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Janelle & Britney also try on their first attempt at the dance and fail.

Tyler & Korey catch their 6th prawn while Corinne is on their 4th. Team Life Hacks are quickly catching up, surpassing the YouTubers.
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Becca & Floyd arrive at the casino? for the karaoke bar and must choose this very specific Vietnamese karaoke song. And there's a chihuahua in the music video. This song is awful.
 :clap2: Whoever chose this song, never pick a song.

Rachel remembers dancing Bollywood in Cochin, India in TAR20 and are the same amount of tired at this point. Rachel is on the floor like a child and is pissed she can't get it perfect. She blames Elissa for why they can't pass this Detour. :res:

Chris & Bret are getting their first attempt in, with Chris having stage fright and stressful music starts playing.... will they or won't they?

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Side note: I just noticed Christie has voluntary done more Roadblocks this season than she has in the entirety of her time in season 5. One of those from her past season she got a migraine and struggled immensely. Proud of her.
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All the teams seem extra tired/exhausted this episode for some reason, like no one brought their A game for this leg... lol

And :groan: for a Roadblock clue after completing the Detour, instead of a Route Info clue. Is this the editors' way of trying to save some airtime? Production's way of cutting costs of printing out another clue? I know they did this in another recent season (S27? Can't remember), it's so messy idk.

Overall this leg feels like a replacement leg (it might not be but it simply feels like it)


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Omg corinne & Eliza <3  :lol: and also Brit and Janelle crash a wedding <3  :funny: I can't
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We come back to the show with Chris & Bret with some of the worst dancing I've ever seen on the show. :funny: I'm wheezing right now.

Corinne and Eliza catch their last prawn and are outta the Thanh Da Restaurant! Off to the Roadblock in 4th place! Kingdom Karaoke is the place and they are ecstatic!

Chris & Bret switched to the prawn fishing Detour alongisde Tyler & Korey still managing to get through this obstacle.

Floyd is doing its first attempt at the karaoke, with the official music video playing side-by-side with lyrics flowing as the caption. He gets the PIT STOP clue!

PIT STOP: Teams must travel to Ho Thi Ky, the bustling marketplace in the central merchant district of Ho Chi Minh! Last team to arrive may be eliminated.
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Very lenient judge on the roadblock lol. Floyd botched it in the beginning and still got through.

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omg go corinne & eliza <3
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Chris & Bret catch their first prawn while Tyler & Korey are on their 8th and final prawn. Tyler catches the last prawn and finish the Detour with a modelesque smile.... they are off to the karaoke RB in 5th.

Bret blames himself for picking the dance Detour. Meanwhile, we switch over to Rachel & Elissa who get their dance right on the 19th attempt. They leave in 6th place. Following them is Janelle & Britney in 7th place. Leo & Jamal are discouraged at their 20th attempt, surpassing the amount of tries Mark did in the Bollywood task in TAR20. jamal has zero energy left and is seeing stars and lights where there shouldn't be lights.

Wait a sec, Colin chose the Roadblock? :lol: :2hearts: He's "rapping". Victor and Eliza are worse. "LALALALALA" - Eliza

Victor tries to sing in front of the karaoke audience and succeeds with Nicole cheering the background. They are off to the Pit Stop in 2nd place.
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