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Re: Amazing Race Questions
« Reply #1175 on: June 22, 2014, 09:17:11 PM »
Has teams on earlier seasons used a (now defunct) airline like Continental Airlines, Northwest Airlines and Trans World Airlines?

I've definitely seen Northwest and Continental, I think.
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Re: Amazing Race Questions
« Reply #1176 on: June 23, 2014, 05:43:47 PM »
Question that may already have been asked: are most teams recruited or they all actually apply? Curious if I can apply for a future season.


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Re: Amazing Race Questions
« Reply #1177 on: June 23, 2014, 08:24:04 PM »
I think you need to apply to show interest in joining. But being interesting and a bit famous would speed your application. But you should always try to apply. :) Good luck!! :waves:
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Re: Amazing Race Questions
« Reply #1178 on: June 23, 2014, 10:55:55 PM »
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Re: Amazing Race Questions
« Reply #1179 on: June 24, 2014, 07:21:24 AM »
Sign up with a semi celebrity, athlete, journalist, youtubber etc. :funny:
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Re: Amazing Race Questions
« Reply #1180 on: June 30, 2014, 07:01:12 AM »
Question 1: Do former TAR contestants have reunions?
Question 2: Do greeters audition? Do they get paid?

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Re: Amazing Race Questions
« Reply #1181 on: June 30, 2014, 07:54:57 AM »
Question 1: Do former TAR contestants have reunions?
Question 2: Do greeters audition? Do they get paid?

There's TARCon which is organized by fans every year (?) after the February-May season (?), and they invite racers to join. Some racers also make reunion parties at the finale, like what Jason & Amy did.

Greeters are hired by production, so they probably get paid. Audition I don't think so, but how they choose them is a mystery to me.
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Re: Amazing Race Questions
« Reply #1182 on: June 30, 2014, 02:57:13 PM »
TARcon was held after every season, until season 23. I don't know if one was held after season 24, as the site's home location online (the forums at televisionwithoutpity.com) was closed by Bravo a few months ago, and I've not seen anything about subsequent events.

Racers do have their own group, and have been known to plan events for the start or the end of various seasons. These are private events, and generally aren't open to others except by invite. CBS has in the past at least invited the final three teams to either New York or L.A. for the finale, and to appear on a CBS show for the check presentation to the winner, but again, that doesn't seem to be happening these days.

Something to keep in mind, while TPTB did organize a tenth anniversary event in 2011-12, that was unusual for them, as there are now approximately 500 living Racers! Even a Racer get together now becomes a major production.
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Re: Amazing Race Questions
« Reply #1183 on: July 05, 2014, 02:41:48 AM »
1. Any racers who "Passed away?
2. Any racers who broke up? or hooked up?

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Re: Amazing Race Questions
« Reply #1184 on: July 05, 2014, 06:09:24 AM »
1. Any racers who "Passed away?

Rogers family mother oops I don't remember her name :X
Margaretta
Nancy


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Re: Amazing Race Questions
« Reply #1185 on: July 05, 2014, 06:24:04 AM »
1. Any racers who "Passed away?

Rogers family mother oops I don't remember her name :X
Margaretta
Nancy
Renee
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Re: Amazing Race Questions
« Reply #1186 on: July 05, 2014, 11:45:55 AM »
2. Any racers who broke up? or hooked up?
There's way too many dating/engaged/married teams for me to handle, but in general with fusioned racers...
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Re: Amazing Race Questions
« Reply #1187 on: July 05, 2014, 01:56:37 PM »
Not only dated! Azaria and Christina are happily married and the parents of an adorable boy!
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Re: Amazing Race Questions
« Reply #1188 on: July 05, 2014, 06:19:19 PM »
Would have been a good team to bring back. What if they were on TAR18? If Christina got to F7 with Ron, I think they might have won

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Re: Amazing Race Questions
« Reply #1189 on: July 06, 2014, 08:14:00 AM »
In international TAR versions, where the eliminated teams go? Sequesterville?
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Re: Amazing Race Questions
« Reply #1190 on: July 06, 2014, 10:16:00 AM »
In international TAR versions, where the eliminated teams go? Sequesterville?
Yes.
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Re: Amazing Race Questions
« Reply #1191 on: July 29, 2014, 08:55:43 PM »
How many teams have won four or more consecutive legs? (International versions included)
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Re: Amazing Race Questions
« Reply #1192 on: July 29, 2014, 09:46:07 PM »
How many teams have won four or more consecutive legs? (International versions included)
Nick & Starr, Meghan & Cheyne, Rachel & Dave, Natalie & Meaghan...
If there are any others, please add on to this list!
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Re: Amazing Race Questions
« Reply #1193 on: August 02, 2014, 03:16:25 AM »
Is this true?

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Tim & Marie were originally invited, while this season was still airing, for The Amazing Race: All-Stars; however they declined and they were replaced by Leo & Jamal.

Source: Wikipedia Season 23 page

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Re: Amazing Race Questions
« Reply #1194 on: August 02, 2014, 03:34:44 AM »
Is this true?

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Tim & Marie were originally invited, while this season was still airing, for The Amazing Race: All-Stars; however they declined and they were replaced by Leo & Jamal.

Source: Wikipedia Season 23 page

Yes, it is. As far as I know, Tim said OK but Marie declined. There're 2 explanations: one says that it is enough to play once on TAR; the other is that Marie disliked how she was edited on the show.
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Re: Amazing Race Questions
« Reply #1195 on: August 02, 2014, 08:55:53 AM »
Is this true?

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Tim & Marie were originally invited, while this season was still airing, for The Amazing Race: All-Stars; however they declined and they were replaced by Leo & Jamal.

Source: Wikipedia Season 23 page

Yes. They were asked, they (Marie) did decline, Tim would have loved to race again.

Whether we can say they were "replaced" by Leo and Jamal is more problematic. It is possible that Leo and Jamal would have been  asked anyway, how the final cast teams would have worked out in that case is not clear.
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Re: Amazing Race Questions
« Reply #1196 on: August 02, 2014, 11:04:19 AM »
Is this true?

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Tim & Marie were originally invited, while this season was still airing, for The Amazing Race: All-Stars; however they declined and they were replaced by Leo & Jamal.

Source: Wikipedia Season 23 page

Yes. They were asked, they (Marie) did decline, Tim would have loved to race again.

Whether we can say they were "replaced" by Leo and Jamal is more problematic. It is possible that Leo and Jamal would have been  asked anyway, how the final cast teams would have worked out in that case is not clear.
I would think that JJ/ Margie & Luke replaced Tim & Marie. Alas, we'll never know for sure.
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Re: Amazing Race Questions
« Reply #1197 on: August 03, 2014, 07:00:43 AM »
I once read that Gary & Mallory were replacements for Brook & Claire for TAR18. (also from Wikipedia)
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Re: Amazing Race Questions
« Reply #1198 on: August 03, 2014, 08:30:42 AM »
I once read that Gary & Mallory were replacements for Brook & Claire for TAR18. (also from Wikipedia)
Wikipedia SAYS that, but we'll never know. its possible, however.
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Re: Amazing Race Questions
« Reply #1199 on: August 03, 2014, 08:58:27 AM »
I would think that JJ/ Margie & Luke replaced Tim & Marie. Alas, we'll never know for sure.

Margie and Luke were not replacements.
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