Amazing Race Season 31

BaileyCatts

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Who else busted out laughing as soon as they saw the cow!!!!! And then Christy going "stop!" when they had to pick a cow!!! :rofl: :rofl: :rofl:

I will never understand why they just get in their cars and take off without taking 2 minutes to look at a map and figure out where you are going. Or if you don't have a map stop and the first sight of people and ASK! Why randomly drive around in a country you have never been in before hoping you are going the right way. Once you turn left when you should have turned right you are screwed. At least it all worked out!

So what woulda happened if you didn't know how to drive a boat! Is driving a boat difficult? I would have no clue how to drive a boat!

Even if I don't mind them, I really don't want the Bros or Nicole/Vic to win because I don't want a non-TAR team to win. I hate this cross-show casting crap. :p
 

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Who else busted out laughing as soon as they saw the cow!!!!! And then Christy going "stop!" when they had to pick a cow!!! :rofl: :rofl: :rofl:

I will never understand why they just get in their cars and take off without taking 2 minutes to look at a map and figure out where you are going. Or if you don't have a map stop and the first sight of people and ASK! Why randomly drive around in a country you have never been in before hoping you are going the right way. Once you turn left when you should have turned right you are screwed. At least it all worked out!

So what woulda happened if you didn't know how to drive a boat! Is driving a boat difficult? I would have no clue how to drive a boat!

Even if I don't mind them, I really don't want the Bros or Nicole/Vic to win because I don't want a non-TAR team to win. I hate this cross-show casting crap. :p
The not stopping for directions really bothers me when you are in a country that speaks multiple languages and one of them is your language! FFS
 

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Just watched this week's episode...

I'm so glad that the Reilly sisters are gone! I was worried when Afghanimals were lost. I was hoping that the Bromance team would get a win this time since they probably won't make it to the end, but it's nice to be able to mostly tolerate the teams who are left. Team Fun was less annoying this round, but I think Nicole of Nicole/Victor is getting more whiny as the legs go on. I'm sure they're all very tired at this point.
 

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The not stopping for directions really bothers me when you are in a country that speaks multiple languages and one of them is your language! FFS
English isn’t an official language in Switzerland (although most people do speak it).
 

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So what type of vodoo zen black magic therapy has Colin been doing the last 15 years because Old Colin would have went ballistic when Christie left the Gnome at the Task site. :rofl: :rofl: And how you forget to take that thing with you after you had been lugging it around all day!

And how the hell did they learn that poem while flying across that lake trying to hang on for dear life! That thing had like 20 lines in it. Even if I was sitting in a quiet room I woulda never learned it. I have no memory skills. Especially while bouncing round on a raft being dragged across a lake a 100 miles per hour. :eek:

Where the Bros doing the diving task wrong? Like they were not searching in the right place or something? To me it looked like they kept highlighting those buoys like maybe they were digging in the wrong place. But that's okay ... I don't want a non-TAR team to win so I'm okay with them being out. :p

I agree with Team Fun that they did not cut in line. There were two agents, they were each in line behind an agent, and its just Nicole/Vic's bad luck that their agent went on a break. Team Fun did not cut in line.
 

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And how the hell did they learn that poem while flying across that lake trying to hang on for dear life! That thing had like 20 lines in it. Even if I was sitting in a quiet room I woulda never learned it. I have no memory skills. Especially while bouncing round on a raft being dragged across a lake a 100 miles per hour. :eek:
This is what I didn't get: why not read the poem one last time when you got to where you were going and before you got off the raft?

Also I think most of the tasks have been pretty lame this season. Most of them have almost nothing to do with the country they are in and way too many involve memorization.

Where the Bros doing the diving task wrong? Like they were not searching in the right place or something? To me it looked like they kept highlighting those buoys like maybe they were digging in the wrong place. :p
I was thinking about this. There were 4-5 of those buoys with the snorkeling equipment. That means there were 4-5 chalices and 20-25 coins. Since they were the only ones looking and they only found one chalice, I'm thinking they were definitely looking in the wrong place. Now if they were the 3rd or 4th team to show up when most of the "treasure" was gone, I could see having more trouble.
 

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This is what I didn't get: why not read the poem one last time when you got to where you were going and before you got off the raft?
I don’t think they could take the poem off the raft with them, and they were probably hustled out of the raft. So I think the only time they could read it was when they were on the moving raft.

As for the Bros, maybe they were looking in the wrong spot. But I think the amount of time they wasted switching back and forth was also a big problem. I kind of liked them, so I’m sorry they’re gone, but they made bad decisions a bunch of times.

I’m not sure who I’m rooting for now. Team Fun is annoying me with their over the top reactions to everything. Maybe Cory and, is it Tyler?
 

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So happy Team Fun is gone! I can't take any more of creepy Becca. Her scariness came out in full force again when she threatened to throw the egg in the poor guy's face. She looked dead serious.

I really want Nicole and Vic in the final three, but I think their lack of paying attention will finally catch up with them. The Afghanimals are lucky they're still in it with all the dumb mistakes they've made throughout the race.
 
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BaileyCatts

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That was totally Becca's fault they blew that egg challenge. You could see when she jumped that the bag kinda hit the ground. I was screaming at the TV 'check the eggs! check the eggs!' cause there is no way at least one of those eggs didn't get cracked. All she did was just look in the bag. I would have quickly pulled all of them out and checked them ..... because the bag hit the ground! Totally her fault.

Cows! :rofl:

And I know I don't know Colin in real life, and all I know about the guy is what I have seen on two versions of a reality race TV show 15 years apart, but damn .... that man has changed!!! Its like he's two different people. I actually wouldn't be too upset with a Colin/Christie win.

I just don't want Nicole/Vic in the Final 3. No cross-show casting on Amazing Race ever again!! :mitchell:
 

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Grr... I was so hoping to get rid of Vic and Nic...sigh! I'm totally rooting for Colin and Christie! Although I wouldn't mind a Tyler/Korey win.
 

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I'm not rooting for Nicole & Victor even tho I like them. She's already won "Big Brother" & I think that's a one million dollar win. Share the wealth. I find Colin to be loud mouthed & obnoxious this time around. So, I hope either the animals or Kory & Ty win. IMO Kory & Ty have played the better game.
 

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I'm not rooting for Nicole & Victor even tho I like them. She's already won "Big Brother" & I think that's a one million dollar win. Share the wealth. I find Colin to be loud mouthed & obnoxious this time around. So, I hope either the animals or Kory & Ty win. IMO Kory & Ty have played the better game.
Big Brother is $500k. I HATED Nicole on BB, but I'm able to tolerate her much more here since she's only shown in small doses. I've always really liked Victor since BB, and he grew up in my area so that's another reason I root for him.

I love Korey and Tyler and hope they win if Nic/Vic don't pull off a miracle (which I don't see happening).
 

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I really like Victor and rested Nicole is not bad, but I'm annoyed by how whiny exhausted Nicole has become. I'm amazed that they made it through both tasks at the U-turn. I wasn't sure they were going to be able to hoist that cow up the tower. :yikes:

Tyler and Korey are very strong and I could see them winning. They made me laugh during the boat ride down the canal, getting yelled at by a local. :lol:

I'm rooting for Colin and Christie to win. I love how we see a kinder and gentler Colin. I was amazed at how he stopped at the top of the tower to take a second to thank the lady handing out the clues. Even if they don't win the whole race, it's nice that they finally won a leg.

I'm happy to say goodbye to Team Fun. As others have said, Becca's reaction to the news of the cracked egg was :yikes: . I didn't see their first season, but I gather things didn't go well when they were eliminated. At least they took this elimination well.
 

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I’m so glad Team Fun is gone. IIRC they were like this last time, too: annoying Canadian-esque perk that turned to demon rage when things weren’t going their way.
 

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I think team Fun was normally so over the top that the letdown when something went wrong was too much for them. Becca was always so sure of herself, it seemed to me, that when they had their egg mishap, after being u-turned, she just snapped. I don't think she was really going to throw the egg at the guy, it was just reality crashing into her opinion of herself, and disappointment. Nevertheless, I am glad they were eliminated.

I don't mind any of the remaining teams. I've always liked the Afghanimals, but they have been pretty obnoxious this time. Their carelessness is liable to cost them sooner or later. I think Tyler and Korey have been doing a great job, and also Colin and Christie. Nicole and Victor have made a few sloppy mistakes and that may end up costing them too. I think it's between Tyler and Korey, and Colin and Christie for the win.
 

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I was fine with Team Fun being eliminated after Becca’s threat to assault someone. I also think she was serious.
I think she's a psychopath who is able to hide it most of the time but under stress, the mask slips. She scares me a bit, actually.
 

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