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Re: Some interesting (and some not so interesting) facts and records!
« Reply #275 on: November 05, 2013, 12:32:07 PM »
They did do the world's highest skyjump (at that time) in Macau during All-Stars while it was really windy.

Well, that's a controlled descent (with a ring of wires around the tower) as opposed to just a bungee jump.
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Re: Some interesting (and some not so interesting) facts and records!
« Reply #276 on: November 25, 2013, 05:55:32 AM »
Dave and Rachel  (TAR20) performed the fewest tasks in completing one leg in Paraguay: 0 (unless you count going down a slide as a task in which case they would be on par with every team that has ever taken a fast forward)

*Disclaimer: I haven't verified this* but I propose that Nicky and Kim (current season: 23) performed the most tasks in completing one leg: UAE2 = 6
1. coin riddle
2. dune buggies
3. & 4. both sides of the detour : dress camel, prepare food
5. wave pool speed bump
6. rapids roadblock
For this I classify one complete leg as being from pit start to pit stop (even if it is fake, virtual, whatever). I think the only contention would come from the double leg in season 6; in that case they are the F/F team that has completed the most tasks in one leg or the team in the current racing era, i.e. since the introduction of the u-turn i guess...

I think it's a pretty neat record, contradict me if you can!

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Re: Some interesting (and some not so interesting) facts and records!
« Reply #277 on: November 25, 2013, 06:14:37 AM »
Ally & Ashley are the only team to place 5th overall without ever placing higher than 5th :lol:

I'm assuming they're also the only 5th place team to only arrive in 3 unique positions? 7th, 6th, and 5th.

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Re: Some interesting (and some not so interesting) facts and records!
« Reply #278 on: November 25, 2013, 07:21:38 AM »
Apart from Lumelia ;)
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Re: Some interesting (and some not so interesting) facts and records!
« Reply #279 on: November 25, 2013, 08:43:04 AM »
Nicole and Travis - the newest team to join the "never lower than 4th place" club.  :hrt:


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Re: Some interesting (and some not so interesting) facts and records!
« Reply #280 on: November 25, 2013, 06:39:52 PM »
Jason & Amy for most 2nd places in TAR history.
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Re: Some interesting (and some not so interesting) facts and records!
« Reply #281 on: November 26, 2013, 06:44:00 PM »
Apart from Lumelia ;)
These two rocked the definition of underdogs for all the TAR community. :lol:
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Re: Some interesting (and some not so interesting) facts and records!
« Reply #282 on: November 27, 2013, 03:04:37 PM »
Always fun to read stuff like this  :conf:

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« Reply #283 on: November 27, 2013, 11:44:19 PM »
If Ally and Ashley survived the last leg (i.e. placed 4th or were NELd on 5th) and then maintained or improved their placing on the next leg they would have equaled Dandrew's record of most legs run without dropping a final placing (TAR13: legs 2 to 10)

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Re: Some interesting (and some not so interesting) facts and records!
« Reply #284 on: November 28, 2013, 11:33:20 AM »
If Ally and Ashley survived the last leg (i.e. placed 4th or were NELd on 5th) and then maintained or improved their placing on the next leg they would have equaled Dandrew's record of most legs run without dropping a final placing (TAR13: legs 2 to 10)

Lucy and Emilia hold the record from leg 1 to 10.
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Re: Some interesting (and some not so interesting) facts and records!
« Reply #285 on: November 30, 2013, 09:53:54 AM »
If Ally and Ashley survived the last leg (i.e. placed 4th or were NELd on 5th) and then maintained or improved their placing on the next leg they would have equaled Dandrew's record of most legs run without dropping a final placing (TAR13: legs 2 to 10)

Lucy and Emilia hold the record from leg 1 to 10.
Even after being arrested in Dubai and almost having a complete Yani & Nadine moment (last place & last place combo). :funny:
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Re: Some interesting (and some not so interesting) facts and records!
« Reply #286 on: December 03, 2013, 04:46:17 AM »
Is the 'turn over a new leaf' detour the first task to feature a credible animal threat? (i.e. the snakes in the tea plantation)
Past examples of animal warning haven't really produced any animals:
- the fake bear in Sweden S17
- the bushmen feigning fear of a lion to try and get Caroline/Jennifer to climb a tree S22
- the 'crocodiles' in the Botswana fast forward (S22)
Although I think there was something with tigers in India in season 1, I can't remember exactly...

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Re: Some interesting (and some not so interesting) facts and records!
« Reply #287 on: December 03, 2013, 06:34:19 PM »
*Disclaimer: I haven't verified this* but I propose that Nicky and Kim (current season: 23) performed the most tasks in completing one leg: UAE2 = 6
1. coin riddle
2. dune buggies
3. & 4. both sides of the detour : dress camel, prepare food
5. wave pool speed bump
6. rapids roadblock
For this I classify one complete leg as being from pit start to pit stop (even if it is fake, virtual, whatever). I think the only contention would come from the double leg in season 6; in that case they are the F/F team that has completed the most tasks in one leg or the team in the current racing era, i.e. since the introduction of the u-turn i guess...

I think it's a pretty neat record, contradict me if you can!
Correct, but only for a standard Leg. (TAR9's final nine ties the record due to the Leg 3 superleg.)

To break Nicky & Kim's record, TAR Asia 2's final 7 performed the most tasks in one leg (superleg): 7
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Re: Some interesting (and some not so interesting) facts and records!
« Reply #288 on: December 03, 2013, 06:41:09 PM »
Is the 'turn over a new leaf' detour the first task to feature a credible animal threat? (i.e. the snakes in the tea plantation)
Past examples of animal warning haven't really produced any animals:
- the fake bear in Sweden S17
- the bushmen feigning fear of a lion to try and get Caroline/Jennifer to climb a tree S22
- the 'crocodiles' in the Botswana fast forward (S22)
Although I think there was something with tigers in India in season 1, I can't remember exactly...
Season 1's India visited the Karni Mata rats... *shivers*.
Thailand featured the tiger (Lenny & Karyn never saw tigers.), but was shown as a Roadblock.

The elephants Nary & Jamie saw from TAR20, Tanzania (Ngorongoro Crater Park) are another example.
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Re: Some interesting (and some not so interesting) facts and records!
« Reply #289 on: December 03, 2013, 09:23:01 PM »
Aside TAR 22, on all versions TAR goes to Vietnam (S3, S10 and S15) always have begun with 12 teams
Never NEL/TBC on leg 2
TARVN 1 may be first version ever have two first NEL in first two legs and also have most roadblock tasks (15 including Double RBs in leg 9 and leg 13)

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Re: Some interesting (and some not so interesting) facts and records!
« Reply #290 on: December 03, 2013, 10:41:21 PM »
Please be clear when speaking about teams or regional versions of TAR that aren't the mothership.

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Re: Some interesting (and some not so interesting) facts and records!
« Reply #291 on: December 04, 2013, 03:13:27 PM »
U.S-Only Data:

Best-Placing of M/M team of Season...

1: 1st
2: 1st
3: 3rd
4: 1st
5: 7th
6: 11th
7: 5th
8: -
9: 1st
10: 1st
11: 4th
12: 3rd
13: 3rd
14: 5th
15: 2nd
16: 1st
17: 7th
18: 2nd
19: 4th
20: 2nd
21: 1st
22: 1st
23: 4th
24:

M/M teams have since the first season been doing very well.

Best Placing  of F/F team of Season...

1: 5th
2: 6th
3: 9th
4: 6th
5: 4th
6: 9th
7: 9th
8: -
9: 8th
10: 3rd
11: 2nd
12: 7th
13: 6th
14: 2nd
15: 6th
16: 5th
17: 1st
18: 1st
19: 8th
20: 6th
21: 4th
22: 3rd
23: 5th
24:

It's been pretty common out of the last 4 seasons for an F/F team to make the Final 6.

Best Placing of M/F team of Season...

1: 2nd
2: 2nd
3: 1st
4: 2nd
5: 1st
6: 1st
7: 1st
8: -
9: 3rd
10: 2nd
11: 1st
12: 1st
13: 1st
14: 1st
15: 1st
16: 3rd
17: 3rd
18: 3rd
19: 1st
20: 1st
21: 3rd
22: 2nd
23: 1st
24:

Woah, did I do this right? Is it true there has not been one U.S Season where an M/F team did NOT make the Final 3?
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Re: Some interesting (and some not so interesting) facts and records!
« Reply #292 on: December 06, 2013, 08:57:46 AM »
Wow, that was some interesting information, RaceUntilWeDie!  :cmas16 It really seems amazing that in every single season of the American edition at least one M/F team has made it to the final 3! :cmas18

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Re: Some interesting (and some not so interesting) facts and records!
« Reply #293 on: December 07, 2013, 11:06:44 AM »
@RaceUntilWeDie in Season 3 the highest placement for M/M teams are 3rd (Ken & Gerard) :p
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Re: Some interesting (and some not so interesting) facts and records!
« Reply #294 on: December 09, 2013, 05:13:39 PM »
Has anyone realized this?

Season 6 and Season 23 are the two seasons that the leg's winner were changed on each leg.

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Re: Some interesting (and some not so interesting) facts and records!
« Reply #295 on: December 09, 2013, 06:23:20 PM »
It took 10 seasons for an all-female team to make it to the Final 3 in the US edition.

Meanwhile, TAR Asia, TAR Australia, and TAR Canada has had one in every one of their respective seasons so far.

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« Reply #296 on: December 09, 2013, 06:36:13 PM »
This past season, TAR23, the first time both teams that had the Express Pass, made it to the Final 3.

And that was after a season where both teams with the EP, were eliminated. Plus that was the 1st time where a team was eliminated with an unused EP.


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Re: Some interesting (and some not so interesting) facts and records!
« Reply #297 on: December 10, 2013, 08:23:56 AM »
TAR records for the countries visited (not counting USA and TAR8) as of S23:

China and India are the most visited countried by season (10 each).
Both countries also hold the record for the most number of official pit stops (15 each).

Only three countries have been visited three seasons on a row: India (S12,S13,S14), China (S16,S17,S18), and Indonesia (S21,S22,S23)

Portugal has the largest span between visits (18 seasons: S3 & S23)
Oceania has the largest span of not being visited by TAR (4 seasons: S14,15,16,17)

Only S2 didn't visit Europe.
Only S1 has Africa as its first continent visited.
When South America is the first continent visited in a season, the route would always go eastward except for S13.
S7 has the least number of Asia legs (1 double-length leg in India)

S1, S6, and S10 has the longest back-and-forth pattern of continents:
S1: Africa/Europe/Africa/Europe
S6: Europe/Africa/Aurope/Africa
S10: Africa/Europe/Africa/Europe

Most visited city (not counting flight connection cities(ahem.Frankfurt.ahem)): Amsterdam (5) (Every season that visited The Netherlands had to go through Amsterdam, including S19's stopover)

Seasons that have the most number of new countries visited:
S3 (11); S1 (10); S5 (9); S6 (7); S10 (6)
...and the least:
S21, S22, S23 with (0).
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Re: Some interesting (and some not so interesting) facts and records!
« Reply #298 on: December 10, 2013, 07:53:52 PM »



Woah, did I do this right? Is it true there has not been one U.S Season where an M/F team did NOT make the Final 3?


And this is why I usually root for co-ed (couple/ex-couple) teams!  :cmaslol :cmaslol

I think it's because

- The number of M/F teams are always greater than the number of M/M and F/F teams
- There's usually at least one young or athletic or good M/F team.

I would be quite surprised if all the M/F teams got eliminated.  :cmas31:

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« Reply #299 on: December 10, 2013, 09:09:37 PM »
TAR records for the countries visited (not counting USA and TAR8) as of S23:
China and India are the most visited countried by season (10 each).
Both countries also hold the record for the most number of official pit stops (15 each).
Only three countries have been visited three seasons on a row: India (S12,S13,S14), China (S16,S17,S18), and Indonesia (S21,S22,S23)
Portugal has the largest span between visits (18 seasons: S3 & S23)
Oceania has the largest span of not being visited by TAR (4 seasons: S14,15,16,17)
Only S2 didn't visit Europe.
Only S1 has Africa as its first continent visited.
When South America is the first continent visited in a season, the route would always go eastward except for S13.
S7 has the least number of Asia legs (1 double-length leg in India)
S1, S6, and S10 has the longest back-and-forth pattern of continents:
S1: Africa/Europe/Africa/Europe
S6: Europe/Africa/Aurope/Africa
S10: Africa/Europe/Africa/Europe
Most visited city (not counting flight connection cities(ahem.Frankfurt.ahem)): Amsterdam (5) (Every season that visited The Netherlands had to go through Amsterdam, including S19's stopover)
Seasons that have the most number of new countries visited:
S3 (11); S1 (10); S5 (9); S6 (7); S10 (6)
...and the least:
S21, S22, S23 with (0).
Countries with TAR visited three times in a row is the most population in the world
All season TAR visited Vietnam (S3,S10,S15,S22 with the exception of season 22) always begun with 12 teams! and the route marker must be changed, M/M team win in even-numbered seasons and runner-up in odd-numbered season and vice versa for F/M team, F/F team place on position which divided by 3


 

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