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Re: Worst TAR Leg
« Reply #50 on: December 08, 2013, 12:40:37 AM »
TAR 14 in...well, lots of places. Germany had a Detour involving Austrian food and an American invention, Romania had fake gypsies and fake Dracula, India had a Detour where BEGGING ON THE STREET was the better option, Phuket had the convenient trip to a zoo known for their bouts of animal cruelty, and Beijing had a leg devoted to how awesome Michael Phelps was.

But the teams + editing made it x1000 better :lol:

TAR23's Leg 1 WAS A TRAINWRECK. :lol:


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Re: Worst TAR Leg
« Reply #51 on: May 21, 2014, 05:55:06 AM »
Now that we have TAR24, I would say Leg 1 is the most atrocious of the TAR leg designs ever. It was literally nothing but luck task, luck task, then Pit Stop. Not only did it screw a great team over, it gave a team who didn't deserve a victory a victory.
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Re: Worst TAR Leg
« Reply #52 on: May 21, 2014, 07:46:14 AM »
Almost every leg of TAR24 beat all the 'Worst' leg in this thread... Hell, I think even the train mania in TAR22 is far more entertaining than all the crap in this All Star.

China 1-2 : Horrible. Worst premire and second leg EVER
Malaysia 1-2 : Lame. Because of horrid flight. Both RB was so boring and Detour was just above average a bit.
Sri Lanka 1-2 : Sri Lanka 1 was boring but Sri Lanka 2 was the only watchable leg this season.
Italy 1-2 : Lame. Cheap. Pointless and reduntdant task. The U-Turn drama and Dave the B**** just make it more worse.
Swiss : Okay. But the Accidental Alliance just ruin the most part of it and turn it into some Bad Girl Club gossiping.
Spain : Detour was okay. Another watchable episode although not satisfy like Sri Lanka 2.
UK : Cheap. RB rule break. Urg.
LV : LAME. STUPID FINALE EVER. WTF IS THOSE FREAKING POINTLESS TASK? FAKE MAGIC? BULB SCREWING? WORST WINNER OF THE WORST SEASON EVER.  :gaah:
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Re: Worst TAR Leg
« Reply #53 on: June 09, 2014, 03:42:38 AM »
Me, just thinking about those poor greeters involved with Switzerland 22 and Chile 23.  :'(

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Re: Worst TAR Leg
« Reply #54 on: June 13, 2014, 11:15:51 PM »
TAR23's and TAR24's 1st legs.


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Re: Worst TAR Leg
« Reply #55 on: July 26, 2015, 10:18:07 AM »
As the update of TAR25 and 26, I nominate Japan 1 from 26. :lol:

Like seriously, that leg was such a big mess. Super short premier with ONLY one task in Japan for 90 minutes episode. :stare  This leg made 22.08 Switzerland an amazing leg!
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Re: Worst TAR Leg
« Reply #56 on: July 26, 2015, 10:24:20 AM »
Hands down for me...the starting line elimination. NEVER will get over that cruelty!
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Re: Worst TAR Leg
« Reply #57 on: July 26, 2015, 06:38:42 PM »
Wow, interesting thread for sure. This is going to be an interesting list, but here it is...


TAR 4 :  Leg 8 (Malaysia)  -  Just a really boring leg with no drama at all. Whats worse was the predictable non-elimination placement, since we hadn't had one to this point

TAR 7 :  Leg 7 (Botswana 2) - Someone else had the same opinion about this leg. Dull leg in Botswana with no bunching points or a chance for Brian & Greg to catch up

TAR 9 :  Leg 5 (Italy 2) - The leg before this was great, but why not this one? It was weak, bland and predictable. Again, no chance for changes in placements. Mojo was very annoying as well

TAR 16 :  Leg 5 (France) - Like many others on this thread, the whole war element to the leg was dull and not suited for the race. Bland

TAR 17 :  Leg 6 (Russia) - I would have to say Russia is the most overrated country visited on TAR, along with China and the UK. This leg on the other hand was just mediocre, and Nick & Vicki's constant arguing and suffering made things worse. They should have just visited Bosnia or one of the Eastern Europe countries

TAR 19 :  Leg 4 (Thailand) - When I first saw this I considered to be TAR's all time worst. Bland task design, rushed, muddled and all over the place. What a disappointment

TAR 19 :  Leg 5 (Thailand 2) - I didn't want to put another S19 leg here as I love the season so much but this leg felt rushed and had poor task design. What a shame

TAR 21 :  Legs 7 & 8 (Russia) - I am sorry but Russia.. again? Man.. Both these legs were bland and below par, TAR could have used this opportunity to visit Africa, making this a four continent season at least

TAR 22 :   Legs 10 & 11 (United Kingdom) - After Germany, the race lost its momentum. These two dull legs were not needed, and the drama went away. They should have gone to South America, making this a 6 continent season. I just felt that these two legs were unnecessary, and boring.

                Leg 12 (Washington, D.C) - The finale just didn't stick with me. I loved how Bates & Anthony won, but it was just a dull finale after such a great season. Poor presentation and rather                                                     upsetting


TAR 24  :  Every single leg except Spain -  Terrible season with nothing good, all the teams were mediocre and the race design suffered badly

TAR 26  :  Leg 3 (Thailand) - The dress up challenge completely ruined the leg, hideous. Poor task design on this leg,

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Re: Worst TAR Leg
« Reply #58 on: July 26, 2015, 09:03:13 PM »
TAR 24  :  Every single leg except Spain -  Terrible season with nothing good, all the teams were mediocre and the race design suffered badly
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Re: Worst TAR Leg
« Reply #59 on: July 26, 2015, 09:18:19 PM »
24-12 was in my opinion the worst season finale. No opportunity for the order to change, a task that was just show and not really even a task, and no memory challenge (though I will give them credit, this was probably due to the rumoured scrapped legs in Philippines and Australia). Caroline & Jen said the race was already won at the last cluebox.

A lot of the tasks in that season felt cheap, especially in the second half (...shaving balloons?), and I jokingly like to think it's because TPTB blew their budget on David Copperfield  :funny:


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Re: Worst TAR Leg
« Reply #60 on: July 26, 2015, 09:52:25 PM »
24-12 was in my opinion the worst season finale. No opportunity for the order to change, a task that was just show and not really even a task, and no memory challenge (though I will give them credit, this was probably due to the rumoured scrapped legs in Philippines and Australia). Caroline & Jen said the race was already won at the last cluebox.

A lot of the tasks in that season felt cheap, especially in the second half (...shaving balloons?), and I jokingly like to think it's because TPTB blew their budget on David Copperfield  :funny:

That's true. I think the most interesting task was digging for the box in the desert at night. It was both physical and luck-based, which I liked. I disliked the Copperfield task since I don't like cheap magic. The bone yard was a HUGE missed opportunity for me. They could have had a needle-in-a-haystack task that spanned the entire boneyard, not just retrieving a light bulb. Counting the light-bulbs was just disappointing as you could just recite every number to get the clue without penalty. And ending not just the episode but the season on a thrill task was really really disappointing.
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Re: Worst TAR Leg
« Reply #61 on: July 26, 2015, 10:17:32 PM »
Some of the bad leg i remember, Most of them are related to mid-leg long distance travel

TAR 16 Leg 5 (Very few amount of tasks, no way for the u-turned team to catch up)
TAR 17 Leg 5
TAR 19 Leg 5 (Ridculous pit-stop treatment)
TAR 19 Leg 9 (I don't know why they have to place the train-ride equalizer in the middle of the leg)
TAR 20 Leg 2
TAR 20 Leg 7 (totally unfair for Nary & Jamie)
TAR 21 Leg 2 (lame roadblock)
TAR 21 Leg 9 (Too easy FF)
TAR 22 Leg 3 (Not culturally related at all)
TAR 22 Leg 8 (The whole episode are train rides)
TAR 22 Leg 12 (Linear Finale)
TAR 23 Leg 12 (Luck-based finale)
TAR 24 Leg 1 (Super lame tasks)
TAR 24 Leg 3 (bad treatment for the flights)
TAR 24 Leg 12 (Silly task + Silly arrangement for the 2nd roadblock)
TAR 26 Leg 1 (90-mins episode for only one task in Tokyo?)

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Re: Worst TAR Leg
« Reply #62 on: July 27, 2015, 06:15:46 AM »
Hands down for me...the starting line elimination. NEVER will get over that cruelty!

Yeah, I still feel sad for them. Unfair, cruel... They should come again for an All Stars/Unfinished Business and give them a second chance.

TAR 24 finale. Worst winners, awful tasks, no memory challenge, almost impossible to change positions...



 

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