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« on: October 08, 2013, 12:53:24 PM »
Hello! As you may or may not know, I'm currently building the Reality Fan Wiki's Amazing Race pages. I need your help.

I have created a category called "Failed Fast Forwards", and in it is contained all of the teams who have actively pursued a Fast Forward, but failed to obtain it. A few examples are Dave & Margaretta, Mary & Peach (twice), Ray & Yolanda and Louie & Michael.

I need you guys to try to think of as many teams that fit into this category as possible, from both the American version and any foreign version.

Note: I've already covered Seasons 1 through 14. No need to worry about those.

Here's the ones I can think of off the top of my head:
-Louie & Michael
-Nick & Vicki
-Joey "Fitness" & Danny
-Brendon & Rachel
-Ernie & Jeena
-Marc & Rovilson
-Pamela & Vanessa
-Shane & Andrew
-Alon & Hen

If you can think of any others, let me know please! Thanks!
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Re: Wiki Help: Failed Fast Forwards
« Reply #1 on: October 08, 2013, 01:22:39 PM »
nvm
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Re: Wiki Help: Failed Fast Forwards
« Reply #2 on: October 08, 2013, 01:29:56 PM »
Guillermo & Gabriel in the leg 3 of the first season of TARLA (Mendoza). They lost it with Tamara & Matías.
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Re: Wiki Help: Failed Fast Forwards
« Reply #3 on: October 08, 2013, 04:22:22 PM »
Mo & Mos failed to get the Hong Kong/Macau FF in TARAus1.
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Re: Wiki Help: Failed Fast Forwards
« Reply #4 on: October 08, 2013, 05:26:47 PM »
Idk if you counted this one because it was unaired but lenny and karyn went to try and findthe keys to the arms of St. Peter" in Vatican City... but they didnt obtain it


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Re: Wiki Help: Failed Fast Forwards
« Reply #5 on: October 08, 2013, 05:30:27 PM »
Idk if you counted this one because it was unaired but lenny and karyn went to try and findthe keys to the arms of St. Peter" in Vatican City... but they didnt obtain it

I am not aware of this. Do you have a source?
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Re: Wiki Help: Failed Fast Forwards
« Reply #6 on: October 08, 2013, 10:40:51 PM »
nvm
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Re: Wiki Help: Failed Fast Forwards
« Reply #7 on: October 08, 2013, 11:03:24 PM »
Nancy & Emily tried to beat the Fast Forward in Leg 9 of TAR1 in Thailand, but they lost to Joe & Bill.

Kelly & Jon to get the FF in the second Malaysia leg in TAR4, however they were too late and survived.

Rob & Amber went to a Fast Forward location in South Africa in TAR7, but failed to obtain it.

Brandon & Nicole attempted to do the Fast Forward in India, TAR5 Leg 9, but they decided not to use it.

Fran & Barry went to FF location in Greece, Leg 6 of TAR9. They were too late to do it.

Terence & Sarah tried to beat Nick & Starr in the Fast Forward in Kazakhstan, TAR13 Leg 8, and they were lost.

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Re: Wiki Help: Failed Fast Forwards
« Reply #8 on: October 09, 2013, 04:26:38 AM »
Did they air the Fran & Barry attempt ??? I loved those guys

GB did you get the one in TAR Canada?
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Re: Wiki Help: Failed Fast Forwards
« Reply #9 on: October 09, 2013, 04:50:45 AM »
This is a part of TAR12, which you've done but I'm going to add this anyway: I read somewhere that Shana & Jennifer were going for an FF in Lithuania when they were nearly run over but that was edited out.
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Re: Wiki Help: Failed Fast Forwards
« Reply #10 on: October 09, 2013, 07:24:36 AM »
This is a part of TAR12, which you've done but I'm going to add this anyway: I read somewhere that Shana & Jennifer were going for an FF in Lithuania when they were nearly run over but that was edited out.

Weren't they also nearly hit by a bus?  :funny:
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Re: Wiki Help: Failed Fast Forwards
« Reply #11 on: October 09, 2013, 07:28:23 AM »
Yeah = run over.
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Re: Wiki Help: Failed Fast Forwards
« Reply #12 on: October 09, 2013, 12:10:26 PM »
@Shana & Jennifer, yes I remember that too. Thank you for that.

@Fran & Barry, could you elaborate?

@TAR Canada, could you elaborate? I recall no-one even attempting that one.

@Lenny & Karyn, still waiting for a source on that, if possible :P

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Re: Wiki Help: Failed Fast Forwards
« Reply #13 on: October 09, 2013, 12:19:47 PM »
Fran & Barry went after the breaking plates FF in Greece, in TAR9, IIRC.
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Re: Wiki Help: Failed Fast Forwards
« Reply #14 on: October 09, 2013, 12:42:58 PM »
One of the sisters was seen with a fast forward in their hand, it was the leg body break were eliminated.

It was to do with a police simulation system and apparently was attempted by Jet & Dave, but they were unsuccessful.
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Re: Wiki Help: Failed Fast Forwards
« Reply #15 on: October 09, 2013, 06:20:33 PM »
One of the sisters was seen with a fast forward in their hand, it was the leg body break were eliminated.

It was to do with a police simulation system and apparently was attempted by Jet & Dave, but they were unsuccessful.

But what is the evidence that they attempted the FF? It was my impression that no-one attempted it at all.
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Re: Wiki Help: Failed Fast Forwards
« Reply #16 on: October 09, 2013, 06:33:55 PM »
I think the only source I saw was from a friend in my Facebook group who linked an article they (Jet/Dave) said that they attempted, and failed in trying to attain the FF.

I found a quote from Holly & Brett's website blog that makes reference to it:

"Episode 5 had it all- so much even that a Police-car-simulation Fast Forward challenge, unsuccessfully attempted by most teams (Jet, again we’re lookin at you, and humbly suggest less salivating and more profession-avoidance) was entirely cut out from the episode."

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Re: Wiki Help: Failed Fast Forwards
« Reply #17 on: October 09, 2013, 06:36:40 PM »
Check on the TAR Canada board. There are caps on the "Dead by lentils" thread.
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Re: Wiki Help: Failed Fast Forwards
« Reply #18 on: October 10, 2013, 12:08:29 PM »
I see. That's very interesting information. However, I'm not sure how I can use "Most of the teams" here, lol. Do I just apply the tag to every team who was in that leg?
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Re: Wiki Help: Failed Fast Forwards
« Reply #19 on: October 10, 2013, 02:44:02 PM »
I think Jet & Dave were the team that attempted it. You could just put a note that a FF was available that leg and failed by multiple teams??
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Re: Wiki Help: Failed Fast Forwards
« Reply #20 on: October 10, 2013, 04:59:19 PM »
No no, it's a wiki Category, meaning that if a team failed a Fast Forward, then this category would be attached to that team's wiki page.
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Re: Wiki Help: Failed Fast Forwards
« Reply #21 on: October 10, 2013, 05:02:12 PM »
Well I'd definitely include Jet & Dave!
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Re: Wiki Help: Failed Fast Forwards
« Reply #22 on: October 10, 2013, 09:39:07 PM »
Idk if you counted this one because it was unaired but lenny and karyn went to try and findthe keys to the arms of St. Peter" in Vatican City... but they didnt obtain it

I am not aware of this. Do you have a source?
It was on the S1 commentary i belive they themselves said it...

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Re: Wiki Help
« Reply #23 on: October 23, 2013, 05:08:02 PM »
I have now categorized all of the teams' pages. Here is a list of categories that I have filed them under:

The Amazing Race # Teams

Male Teams
Female Teams
Co-Ed Teams

#th Place

Couples in Love
Friends
Co-Workers
Family

Teams from [State/country]

Leg Winners
Fast Forward Users
Saved by a non-elimination leg
Saved by a Salvage Pass
Yield Users
Yielded Teams
U-Turn Users
U-Turned Teams
Teams involved in an Intersection
Teams involved in a Double-Battle
Teams who performed a Speed Bump
Teams who performed a Handicap
Teams Marked for Elimination
Teams Marked for Losing Money
Teams Robbed of Money/Possessions
Teams with an Express Pass
Teams with a Salvage Pass

Teams eliminated in [country]
Finalists

Teams who received a penalty
Teams eliminated due to a penalty
Teams who lost their passport
Teams who failed a Roadblock
Teams who failed a Detour
Teams who failed an Additional Task
Teams who failed a Speed Bump
Teams who failed a Fast Forward

Teams directed to the Pit Stop
Teams who failed to reach the Pit Stop
Teams eliminated due to injury/illness
Teams departing late

If you have any suggestions for further categories I could implement, please let me know in this thread :3
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Re: Wiki Help
« Reply #24 on: October 23, 2013, 09:11:24 PM »
Idk if you counted this one because it was unaired but lenny and karyn went to try and findthe keys to the arms of St. Peter" in Vatican City... but they didnt obtain it

I am not aware of this. Do you have a source?

The existence of that FF has been mentioned a few time by the teams from that season, the best way to check is to check the season 1 DVD, and there's also a resource that has collected media on TAR (Sir Links A Lot) going back to when the original season was greenlighted in 2000. http://www.sirlinksalot.net/archives/amazingrace8.html

In fact that is a good resource for those early seasons where we can't find the CBS site pages any longer.
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Re: Wiki Help
« Reply #25 on: February 24, 2014, 12:36:30 AM »
Hi! I need a little assistance with TAR24's Wiki pages.

1. Caroline & Jennifer and Jessica & John were not shown completing the Roadblock (unless I missed it somehow o:). Wikipedia lists Jennifer and John performing it, but there's no source. Is there any reliable information about who performed this first Roadblock?

2. If anyone could get a screenshot of the opening credits' picture of
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Re: Wiki Help
« Reply #26 on: February 24, 2014, 12:54:10 AM »
GB,  the way you can confirm that John and Jennifer did the roadblock is that their partners were shown watching the roadblock. That then become a small bit of deductive reasoning.
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Re: Wiki Help
« Reply #27 on: February 24, 2014, 01:00:30 AM »
GB,  the way you can confirm that John and Jennifer did the roadblock is that their partners were shown watching the roadblock. That then become a small bit of deductive reasoning.

Ah, I see thank you. It went too fast for me to see, lol. I was busy writing down Leo's name.
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Re: Wiki Help
« Reply #28 on: February 24, 2014, 07:51:31 AM »
Hi! I need a little assistance with TAR24's Wiki pages.

2. If anyone could get a screenshot of the opening credits' picture of
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Re: Wiki Help
« Reply #29 on: February 24, 2014, 02:07:52 PM »
Thank you both!!
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Re: Wiki Help
« Reply #30 on: March 02, 2014, 11:03:39 PM »
So, uh...

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WHAT HAPPENED?

Nearly all of the teams on Leg 2 departed in a different order than they arrived at the end of leg 1. What in the world happened?
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Re: Wiki Help
« Reply #31 on: March 02, 2014, 11:32:39 PM »
So, uh...

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WHAT HAPPENED?

Nearly all of the teams on Leg 2 departed in a different order than they arrived at the end of leg 1. What in the world happened?

Yeah that was really confusing. Why did Jess/John and Meghan/Joey leave before the blondes? I didn't pick up on another shuffle while watching but now that you say it - wasn't Brenchel supposed to leave third instead of second?
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Re: Wiki Help
« Reply #32 on: March 02, 2014, 11:41:22 PM »
After a quick rewatch:

Dave & Connor and Margie & Luke switched places.
Joey & Meghan and Caroline & Jennifer switched places.
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Re: Wiki Help
« Reply #33 on: March 02, 2014, 11:44:47 PM »
There were probably production time credits allotted for various reasons. Happens often.
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Re: Wiki Help
« Reply #34 on: March 02, 2014, 11:46:23 PM »
After a quick rewatch:

Dave & Connor and Margie & Luke switched places.
Joey & Meghan and Caroline & Jennifer switched places.
                                                        Leg 1 Placing          Leg 2 Departure Order
Dave & Connor                                        3rd                                4th
Margie & Luke                                          4th                                3rd
Jessica & John                                         8th                                9th
Caroline & Jennifer                                  9th                                10th
Joey & Meghan                                        10th                              8th

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Re: Wiki Help
« Reply #35 on: March 21, 2014, 05:26:16 PM »
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