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22.11 "Beacon of Hope" 5/5/13

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    SabrinaColema

    [1]May 5, 2013
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    Discuss your thoughts on the episode / 2 legs!


    Pretty disappointing finale to a great season.


    Bates & Anthony were my least liked of the Final 3.


    The tasks were cool, if only there had been more! I'm so glad it wasn't a Double Roadblock leg.. those tend to completely ruin it.


    I wish the competition was tighter so the little memory task was more fun - it was creative and could have made for great suspense!


    I kinda thought Mona & Beth were gonna win because it seemed they started to get a "redemption arc" like Josh & Brent.


    Max & Katie had that honeymoon arc thing lol.


    At least we finally have an alpha male team to win since Tyler & James!


    I loved the fireworks at the end!

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    Colin_Rob_Rock

    [2]May 5, 2013
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    I liked the serving detour. Loved that Mona/Beth had so much trouble with it. Didn't like Bates reaction during it. The Other detour seemed easier then I first thought.


    I liked the switchback. I loved the Memory challenge. I thought the Ball throwing was weird. I was surprised that the final challenge wasn't animal related. So happy Mona/Beth came in last.


    What am I missing...... Oh Yeah


    BATES AND ANTHONY WIN.


    Absolutely happy that they won. Possibly my favorite team ofin any season.

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    amazing_race

    [3]May 6, 2013
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    Leg 11 was flawless and stunning. Great leg.


    Leg 12 was a joke for me. Luck tasks should not be included on final legs. It completely cost Max & Katie and it determined the outcome of the whole season. That actual task was great on TAR8, but that was on Leg 2. It didn't belong on Leg 12. I think if Bates & Anthony won through a different series of events, then I could at least say that they earned it, but I just can't understand what the producers are thinking by putting a luck task on the finale like that. It ruined the season for me. :/

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    Colin_Rob_Rock

    [4]May 6, 2013
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    I don't really think that was a luck task. Max missed his guy. Bates didn't. And they also had to find the combination. I find it hard to believe that you'd be Okay with Bates/Anthony winning even if they won with out that task. I would probably be saying something different if the roles werereversed.

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    AdaHui

    [5]May 10, 2013
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    Just super stoked about Bates and Anthony pulling it out! Yet another one of my teams wins....that makes me happy!

    I didn't really like the final task. I get what they tried to make it as but given the space between the teams, it came off rather lame. I did like the serving task and geez louise, I always thought chartreuse was a red color too! I would never have picked green!

    All in all, pretty good season and Max & Katie didn't win.
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    amazing_race

    [6]May 12, 2013
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    Colin_Rob_Rock wrote:


    I don't really think that was a luck task. Max missed his guy. Bates didn't. And they also had to find the combination. I find it hard to believe that you'd be Okay with Bates/Anthony winning even if they won with out that task. I would probably be saying something different if the roles werereversed.



    It wasn't a complete luck task, but it was largely a luck task (not counting the combination part of it). I wouldn't be happy with Bates & Anthony winning in another scenario, but it's something that would be easier to digest if they won without a luck challenge, since they would have earned it.


    Just my opinion I guess.

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    ltcomstella

    [7]May 29, 2013
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    if anything how did max miss his 'agent' ?


    hedidn't seem to get his code phrase wrong.. suddenly the hockey guys turn up and boom their guy is seemingly closer ?


    seems like a fix to me..

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    joepetrizzo7

    [8]May 29, 2013
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    I couldn't understand why the agents were all lined up in a row. Obviously one team's had to come before another. It would have been more interesting if the team member had to find the agent that escorted them to get their picture taken.

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