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Zesty
Jan 17, 2012



Tortured By Flan

Joose Caboose posted:

I know how much everyone wants more Rupert on their tv so you're all in luck! Him and his wife are on the new season of Amazing Race

New season just started filming and sounds like it's 5 TAR teams, 3 BB teams, and 3 Survivor teams. Of course all three Survivor teams are terrible - others are Eliza/Corrine and Chris/Bret (from MvGX - why??)

Chris/Bret are a fun pair. They've been doing a lot of bro stuff together since their season ended and apparently have a pretty great friendship.

Eliza/Corinne is the sass team and I love it.

Rupert is their big name and that's fine. I don't mind seeing him doing something not-survivor related.

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Fast Luck
Feb 2, 1988



Joose Caboose posted:

I know how much everyone wants more Rupert on their tv so you're all in luck! Him and his wife are on the new season of Amazing Race

New season just started filming and sounds like it's 5 TAR teams, 3 BB teams, and 3 Survivor teams. Of course all three Survivor teams are terrible - others are Eliza/Corrine and Chris/Bret (from MvGX - why??)

https://www.realityblurred.com/real...eason-31-teams/
that Eliza and Corinne team seems kind of out of nowhere but should be a fun team. Chris/Bret is great. and honestly it might be fun to see Rupert in a non-Survivor game, like I'm way happier seeing him on TAR than on Survivor. Maybe as a side benefit CBS can get twitter to give the poor guy a password reset.

The Bloop
Jul 5, 2004


Propaganda Machine posted:

Looking at the cast from celebrity Big Brother, this isn't that far off.

Like you wouldn't want to see Omarosa suffer on an island and fall off of obstacles before being voted out for being uncontrollably obnoxious

Zesty
Jan 17, 2012



Tortured By Flan

Fast Luck posted:

that Eliza and Corinne team seems kind of out of nowhere but should be a fun team.

I've been listening to Corinne's past few Podcasts. Apparently her and Eliza are good friends.

Propaganda Machine
Jan 2, 2005

Truthiness!

They're both attention whores, so at least this sates their thirst to be surrounded by cameras and keeps them away from Survivor.

Shneak
Mar 6, 2015

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You're gonna witness all the days..."


Joose Caboose posted:

new season of Amazing Race


Pinterest Mom
Jun 9, 2009

In a sense, aren't all my posts worth reading?


Looking forward to the Hawaii leg, where Corinne can proudly talk about her lei.

.TakaM
Oct 30, 2007



I'm watching season 5 of Survivor South Africa...

They're allowed to steal someone's idol and then vote them out

Propaganda Machine
Jan 2, 2005

Truthiness!

Bahahahaha

...how does that even work

.TakaM
Oct 30, 2007



The rest of the tribe just went through their bag and had a brief little fight over who got the idol. When they realized their idol was gone they were like "well obviously someone has taken it" and everyone just acted offended and clueless.

At tribal council they even talked about how there's no rule you can't steal someones hidden immunity idol


Pretty fuckin ruthless, I dunno if I'd recommend it yet... it's been kind of interesting- each team has an assigned leader that can't vote or be voted out and they have special responsibilities in certain challenges

Propaganda Machine
Jan 2, 2005

Truthiness!

That sounds like it could be cool, but probably could have used some more playtesting, however the hell you do that on Survivor. Honestly though, some of those twists are much better than ours and could be great if deployed correctly.

SweetJahasus
Dec 23, 2005

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I watched a couple.epusodes of the South Africa one and couldn't get into it. The host is super lovely and everything has this dimestore survivor vibe to it which is unappealing. The Aus and NZ versions are really good though.

.TakaM
Oct 30, 2007



I finished season 5 of survivor south Africa tonight, and yeah I probably wouldn't recommend it.
I don't think it was bad but I was never really rooting for anyone, some of the differences were interesting and I'm still not sure how I feel about all the idol stealing that went on...

I wouldn't steer anyone away either tho, it's worth watching if you're bored, really love survivor and you're okay with some strong south African accents

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SLICK GOKU BABY
Jun 12, 2001

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Although it suffers from the same late game problems as Survivor Australia. Survivor NZ is pretty drat good and without all the stupid twists that have plagued US Survivor lately.

Also the final 6 vote... Dude gets carried by his high school best friend the whole game, then votes him out over not being told about an idol...

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