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      02-19-2012 11:53 PM #1
      Coming up tonight!

      Not thrilled with BB's Rachel & Brandon being invited to the Race. hopefully they're out fast.

      Anyone still watching?
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      02-20-2012 03:03 AM #2
      Quote Originally Posted by Lwize View Post
      Anyone still watching?


      "My uterus is in my throat!"
      "My mom told me I should learn to drive stick for The Race... I should've listened to Mom."
      Girl team walks within yards of Phil, doesn't see him and gets eliminated!



      The preview showed some pretty good stuff coming up...
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      02-20-2012 10:15 AM #3
      I was pulling for the Asian golfers at the start, but stupid mistakes (and apparent blindness) did them in. At least it was an elimination leg -- no need to string them along for another chance to screw up.

      The new family grill of the Taurus looked OK, but the rest of the car blew. I liked the little Ford utes, though.

      I skipped the coming attractions. After 19 seasons, I have a general idea of what's coming up.
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      02-23-2012 12:52 AM #4
      Man, not many likable teams, at least so far. And looks like huge muscles and tattoos must have been a requisite for applying this season
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      02-23-2012 04:26 PM #5
      'Amazing Race' Producer's Death: Police Await Assistant's Recovery to Gain More Info

      Investigators and family of the former "Amazing Race" producer Jeff Rice, who was found dead in a Uganda hotel room last Friday, are waiting to learn more about what might have killed him -- a cocaine overdose or suspected poisoning -- from his assistant, who remains in critical condition in a Kampala hospital.

      Rice's body was found at the luxury Serena hotel in the capital city of Kampala. His assistant, Katheryne Fuller, was found unconscious.
      More here: http://gma.yahoo.com/amazing-race-pr...-abc-news.html .
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      02-23-2012 06:11 PM #6
      The guidos and Big Brother morons need to go now that the clowns are gone...

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      02-24-2012 06:50 PM #7
      Ok, where do I start?

      Although I was hoping Misa & Maiya would do well, they just didn't get off to a good start with the balloons. That said, they still caught the flight, i.e. equalized, yet they still didn't excel. The lid in the coffin was really the "dash" to the pitstop. The look on Phil's face was priceless.

      What's interesting is that the 2 teams who I'm rooting for didn't get much airtime: (1) Nary & Jamie the federal agents and (2) Elliot & Andrew the twin rockers. My least favourite team would probably be Brendon & Rachel the reality TV couple, but they obviously have them in there for the drama factor.
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      02-27-2012 01:18 AM #8
      Good to see Rachel in meltdown mode so early in the race. She's just not good at math.

      I like that the Federal agents are masquerading as school teachers with guns.
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      02-27-2012 02:29 AM #9
      "Are we awesome?! Are we awesome?!"
      After that cheer, no, no you're not.

      To other racers: "Um, we're school teachers".
      To the camera: "We're actually government agents."
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      02-27-2012 02:16 PM #10
      Quote Originally Posted by NoDubJustYet View Post
      The guidos and Big Brother morons need to go now that the clowns are gone...
      they are lame...!
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      02-27-2012 04:44 PM #11
      Quote Originally Posted by NoDubJustYet View Post
      The guidos and Big Brother morons need to go now that the clowns are gone...
      Your comment pre-dates the broadcast -- how did you see it early???

      Glad the clowns are gone, though. The guidos don't bother me (yet).
      BB Rachel, though, REALLY bothers me.
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      02-29-2012 01:09 AM #12
      Watching the male clown struggle with the math was painful to watch. They definitely weren't physically as strong as the other teams. I'm still waiting for Team Big Brother to completely break down and fall apart. Total meltdown any time now!
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      02-29-2012 09:10 AM #13
      Quote Originally Posted by Lwize View Post
      Your comment pre-dates the broadcast -- how did you see it early???
      Wishful thinking or I'm a precog... Honestly, when I posted I couldn't remember who was eleminated, so I guessed. The first team that was canned was so unremarkable I forgot about them and went for the next "best" candidate.

      The Big Brother team needs to go...

      I'm pulling for the Major/wife, the BP guys or the chick agents. My wife is pulling for the twins (we have twin boys).

      Oh yeah - How hard is long division? I'm AWFUL at math (I was a poli sci major, taking one whole math class post high school) but I'm pretty sure I could have figured this one out.

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      02-29-2012 06:37 PM #14
      BTW, if I was on this leg I would have kicked ol' Cokehead Cheater square in the balls. F- that guy.

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      03-02-2012 11:10 AM #15
      Quote Originally Posted by NoDubJustYet View Post
      BTW, if I was on this leg I would have kicked ol' Cokehead Cheater square in the balls. F- that guy.
      I watched the episode, but clearly I missed something.

      Glad to see the clowns go. Watching him do math was truly sad.

      I don't promote violence against women, but BB Rachel makes me want to punch her in the face, especially after that look she gave the camera after "crying" from the math challenge.
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      03-02-2012 11:25 AM #16
      Quote Originally Posted by Professor Gascan View Post
      I watched the episode, but clearly I missed something.
      The goofly looking MFer hanging out with Phil at the goal... That's Diego Maradona, former Argentine National footballer (soccer player).

      He's a real SOB and I hate him.

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      03-02-2012 12:14 PM #17
      Quote Originally Posted by NoDubJustYet View Post
      The goofly looking MFer hanging out with Phil at the goal... That's Diego Maradona, former Argentine National footballer (soccer player).

      He's a real SOB and I hate him.
      Got ya. Thanks for the explanation. The soccer player twin seemed to recognize him, but I had no f-ing clue.
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      03-02-2012 12:17 PM #18
      Quote Originally Posted by Professor Gascan View Post
      The soccer player twin seemed to recognize him, but I had no f-ing clue.
      I thought it looked like him, but I wasn't sure with the goatee... The twin confirmed it for me.

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      03-05-2012 09:52 AM #19
      Quote Originally Posted by NoDubJustYet View Post
      The goofly looking MFer hanging out with Phil at the goal... That's Diego Maradona, former Argentine National footballer (soccer player).

      He's a real SOB and I hate him.
      That was just a look-a-like. As if the real Diego would show up on some American reality show.

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      03-05-2012 11:45 AM #20
      Quote Originally Posted by Hajduk View Post
      That was just a look-a-like. As if the real Diego would show up on some American reality show.
      Maybe Phil promised him a bag of coke, or a ham sandwich...


      Good EP last night. Sorry to see the brothers go, but if they had just stuck with the challenge instead of taking the break they would have beat them. BB Rachel is still driving me nuts, but on mute I could watch her jumping up and down for a while.
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      03-05-2012 03:10 PM #21
      Quote Originally Posted by Professor Gascan View Post
      Good EP last night. Sorry to see the brothers go, but if they had just stuck with the challenge instead of taking the break they would have beat them. BB Rachel is still driving me nuts, but on mute I could watch her jumping up and down for a while.
      Yeah, when they gave up I thought, "Well, they're out."

      And after seeing the preview for next week, BB Rachel has got to go... seriously. I don't recall any woman on this show ever crying and whining so much this early on.
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      03-06-2012 08:49 PM #22
      Well I gotta say, that was a challenging leg. I think the watermelon stacking challenge wouldn't have been so difficult if the teams approached it systematically like the border control guys, counting the quantity, making a grid, then pyramiding up sequentially as opposed to what looked like random piles of watermelon stacked on top of each other.

      That bottle balancing challenge, though, sure looked tough. I've never balanced a full bottle on my head before but it definitely didn't look easy.
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    23. 03-07-2012 12:31 PM #23
      Maths, how the f*ck do they work? lol That watermelon thing was amazing. I love those two hicks, they are so versatile, lol Phil said he was fooled by the Maradona imitator initially as well.
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      03-07-2012 12:41 PM #24
      Quote Originally Posted by Hajduk View Post
      That was just a look-a-like. As if the real Diego would show up on some American reality show.
      Seriously? He's a huge failure - he probably needs the money.

      They've had famous people in the past...

    25. 03-08-2012 10:49 AM #25
      Phil said on twitter it wasn't him.

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      03-08-2012 10:53 AM #26
      Quote Originally Posted by vdubjb View Post
      Phil said on twitter it wasn't him.
      Bummer.

      I'd still kick him in the nuts just for trying to look like that idiot.

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      03-09-2012 12:17 AM #27
      Did anyone else think they should always have an attractive local lady next to Phil at every pitstop?
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      03-09-2012 01:27 AM #28
      Quote Originally Posted by woofster View Post
      Did anyone else think they should always have an attractive local lady next to Phil at every pitstop?
      As a female viewer, I have to say "no". I'd like to, once in awhile, see someone who is the complete opposite of that "Maradona" dude. A guy like this will do nicely:



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    29. 03-12-2012 04:07 PM #29
      The girl from Big Brother is such a train wreck.....I LOVE IT!

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      03-12-2012 06:29 PM #30
      Quote Originally Posted by GT Eye View Post
      The girl from Big Brother is such a train wreck.....I LOVE IT!
      i would love to punch her in the face.
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      03-12-2012 10:36 PM #31
      Quote Originally Posted by mk2eurogirl View Post
      i would love to punch her in the face.
      Ditto. I was ready to see this last night: . Instead I had to endure people power-washing girls' heads off statues... close enough, I guess.
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      03-15-2012 12:29 AM #32
      I just knew it was a non-elimination leg!
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    33. 03-15-2012 11:34 AM #33
      That toothless yokel had me in tears, lol. The Big Brother chick is full on mental.

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      03-15-2012 09:38 PM #34
      Rachel goes to extremes just for the camera.

      I think she wants her own reality show. God help us.
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      03-15-2012 10:16 PM #35
      Does anyone really think Team Big Brother is actually going to stay together as a couple? He's a PhD student, she's a _____. Mmmmm, nope. Can't see it.
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