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      03-19-2012 09:16 PM #36
      Yet another close finish! I can't believe the Southern belles lost on the drive to the pitstop. What's even more astonishing is how long it took the FBI agents to curl that darn gnome!
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      03-20-2012 03:34 AM #37
      Border Patrol is killing it...

      I don't know if any of you guys have been there, but that walk up to Neuschwanstein isn't bad at all. I've done it three or four times, one time with a pregnant wife!

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      03-20-2012 05:06 PM #38
      Quote Originally Posted by NoDubJustYet View Post
      Border Patrol is killing it...

      I don't know if any of you guys have been there, but that walk up to Neuschwanstein isn't bad at all. I've done it three or four times, one time with a pregnant wife!
      The border patrol guys definitely are making it look easy...much like snowboarders from last season. I gotta give it to them though, they don't do anything mind-blowing other than simply running a clean leg from start to finish.

      I want the FBI agents to do well but they haven't impressed me yet thus far. They were definitely lucky that the southern belles couldn't navigate efficiently otherwise it would've been an ultimately disastrous leg of the race for them.
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    4. 03-20-2012 06:21 PM #39
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      Rachel goes to extremes just for the camera.

      I think she wants her own reality show. God help us.
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      03-26-2012 12:28 AM #40
      "We must be close; I can smell Phil's cologne."

      "Cheese & crackers"... I don't think it was said nearly enough.
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      03-26-2012 08:52 AM #41
      Azerbaijan? Sounds like we're going to Africa!

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    7. 03-26-2012 11:18 AM #42
      Bopper sounds like Boomhauer haha

    8. 03-27-2012 09:29 AM #43
      They needed to prove that divorcee was really going commando lol

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      03-28-2012 03:54 PM #44


      Ralph says,"Either that guy is telling us to go faster...or he’s looking at Vanessa’s melons!”

      Man, I can't believe the Guidos got beat out by a girl! Did anybody else think that Rachel & Dave should've swapped places during that haystack Fast Forward? Hauling haystacks into a pile seemed much more difficult than pushing or kicking haystacks off a truck.
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      03-28-2012 03:59 PM #45
      Quote Originally Posted by woofster View Post
      Man, I can't believe the Guidos got beat out by a girl! Did anybody else think that Rachel & Dave should've swapped places during that haystack Fast Forward? Hauling haystacks into a pile seemed much more difficult than pushing or kicking haystacks off a truck.
      I had the exact same thought. But, hey, to her for doing all that work!
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      03-29-2012 12:49 PM #46
      Quote Originally Posted by kamzcab86 View Post
      I had the exact same thought. But, hey, to her for doing all that work!
      Now is it just the editing or is army dude Dave coming across as a total control freak while poor Rachel is just putting up with it until the race is over and then break up with him?
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      04-02-2012 09:19 AM #47
      Damn Taylor Swift awards show preempting TAR.
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      04-02-2012 03:22 PM #48
      Quote Originally Posted by woofster View Post
      Now is it just the editing or is army dude Dave coming across as a total control freak while poor Rachel is just putting up with it until the race is over and then break up with him?
      Editing has a lot to do with these types of shows, but editing only goes so far. All 20 seasons of TAR have presented control-freaks... of both sexes. I would like to know how many couples are no longer together thanks to TAR.

      Quote Originally Posted by Lwize View Post
      Damn Taylor Swift awards show preempting TAR.

      When I heard the "...will not be seen tonight so that we may bring you...", I said, "What?!" and then turned the channel to Columbo. Do people even still watch those dumb music "award" shows?
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      04-03-2012 12:19 PM #49
      my drv didnt record the show, how was the cat fight?
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    15. 04-03-2012 03:14 PM #50
      Quote Originally Posted by mk2eurogirl View Post
      my drv didnt record the show, how was the cat fight?
      I dont think it aired.

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      04-03-2012 11:28 PM #51
      T minus 5 days until episode 7 due to an off-week!
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      04-09-2012 09:07 AM #52
      All school teachers know law enforcement terminology
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      04-09-2012 12:29 PM #53
      Quote Originally Posted by Lwize View Post
      All school teachers know law enforcement terminology
      They've obviously never done any undercover work because they suck at lying.

      Also, how does your gun just "go off?". That's not something I would share with a national tv audience.

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      04-09-2012 12:34 PM #54
      Quote Originally Posted by NoDubJustYet View Post
      They've obviously never done any undercover work because they suck at lying.

      Also, how does your gun just "go off?". That's not something I would share with a national tv audience.
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      04-09-2012 03:28 PM #55
      Great episode. "She said such hurtful things and I've never said a mean word about her!" Liar!

      "Those two don't deserve to be here." Took the words right out of everyone's mouth!

      Quote Originally Posted by NoDubJustYet View Post
      They've obviously never done any undercover work because they suck at lying.
      Seriously. At least say, "Well, my ex was a cop so..."

      Quote Originally Posted by NoDubJustYet View Post
      Also, how does your gun just "go off?". That's not something I would share with a national tv audience.
      I've never seen a gun shoot by itself while in the possession of a human hand, but it's common for people to say, "It just went off!" not realizing their finger was indeed on the trigger. A young man shot himself in the family jewels while putting a loaded gun in his pants before exiting a car here in Phoenix last year. He also claimed "it just went off!" Insult to injury: He was then charged with "discharging a firearm within city limits".
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      04-10-2012 11:25 AM #56
      That was a pretty tight segment. Once we got to the final tent challenge, my wife said,"I'll bet it's a non-elimination leg!" and she was right. The "undercover" FBI agents-turned-kindergarten-teachers were my pick from the beginning but they really haven't impressed me too much yet, especially when it comes to hitting targets or assembling things.

      The border patrol guys are definitely making this race interesting. I wonder who they were yelling about in next week's preview regarding "never talking to them again." My wife thinks maybe Mark & Bopper had U-turned them but I said no way! Not Mark & Bopper! I figured it was probably directed towards Team Big Brother.
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      04-10-2012 11:30 AM #57
      I think it might be the Army pilot and his wife...

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      04-16-2012 04:05 PM #58
      Why is Big Brother so resilient?
      They need to be gone. I don't want to see them in the final three!
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    24. 04-16-2012 04:28 PM #59
      I'm liking this season, in terms of chippiness amongst the contestants!
      Let's Go Jets/Mets/Nets

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      04-17-2012 11:19 PM #60
      I have to agree that we haven't seen this much interpersonal drama between the teams on TAR in I don't know how many seasons. At first, I thought it was silly but then I quickly realized that without it, it'd be pretty drab. Although I don't like the "green team" aka Team Big Brother, imagine how different this season would be if they weren't in the race. I mean, first you have Big Brother Brendon & Rachel butting heads with Ralph & Vanessa. Then you have Art & JJ cutting off Dave & Rachel, meanwhile both Dave & Rachel and Brendon & Rachel are each bickering amongst each other throughout the entire race. Throw in Art & JJ complaining about Brendon & Rachel following them all the time. I think right now, all we have is Mark & Bopper who are the 'underdogs' who actually don't have any beef with any other team and is probably the team that most people are rooting for at this point. Now that's drama!
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      04-18-2012 11:37 AM #61
      They are not FBI....
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      04-18-2012 11:53 AM #62
      Wow Art, let it go buddy.

      Ralph and Vanessa are seriously challenging the Golfers from week1 for the "Missing the Obvious" award.
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    28. 04-23-2012 04:10 PM #63
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      Wow Art, let it go buddy.
      They seem a little emotional haha
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      04-23-2012 09:22 PM #64
      TAR is getting a tad predictable... I just knew the last leg would be a non-elimination!

      As much as I dislike Team Big Baby, I had to laugh when they left the cricket field before Team Border Patrol. JJ: "Art, Rachel will be here all night. C'mon, dude, get it done!" Rachel: Swing and a hit! Art & JJ:
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      04-24-2012 10:43 PM #65
      Army couple Rachel did an amazing job at that Bollywood dance routine! As much of an ass as Dave is ("listen to your husband!"), they deserved the win this time around.
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      04-30-2012 12:54 AM #66
      I can understand not wanting to shave your head, but:

      "I've spent the past three years getting my hair to look good."
      "I just got $500 hair extensions".

      Meanwhile, the average annual per capita income in India is around $1000, if that much.



      It would be ever such sweet justice if Team Big Baby is the one who hits the million-dollar mat first, but has to go back and finish the Road Block and subsequently loses the Race. Please, oh, please, let it be them!
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      04-30-2012 01:20 AM #67
      So close to $1M, but $500 in hair extensions?
      I would have given Rachel mad props if she shaved her head. Mad props. But no.

      I was proud of Kentucky. They never gave up.
      I expect to see them in the next "All-Stars" version.
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    33. 04-30-2012 09:23 AM #68
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      I was proud of Kentucky. They never gave up.
      I expect to see them in the next "All-Stars" version.
      How much of a late start did they have to get the fast forward and still lose???

      Yeah, me and my wife agreed about them being on the next All Stars. They were fun to watch (subtitles and all, haha) and were a great team. They're like true best friends
      Let's Go Jets/Mets/Nets

    34. 04-30-2012 02:56 PM #69
      I read on one of the comments of the recaps that Phil tweeted that the exchange between Rachel and Vanessa lasted a whole 40 minutes on the matt

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      04-30-2012 05:39 PM #70
      Quote Originally Posted by GT Eye View Post
      I read on one of the comments of the recaps that Phil tweeted that the exchange between Rachel and Vanessa lasted a whole 40 minutes on the mat
      That lasted 40 minutes?!

      And the "sorry"-with-handshake still didn't look genuine.
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