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Would you like to see another Family Edition?

Yes, same format as the 8th season
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Yes, but a different format to the 8th season
33 (51.6%)
Maybe/ unsure
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No
17 (26.6%)

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Re: Would another Family Edition ever work?
« Reply #50 on: February 25, 2014, 02:33:54 AM »

 :knuckles:  HUSH!  We do not speak of "The TAR Season That Is Never Mentioned".   (:;) Nuff said.   :lala

TAR8 is actually a good season? It's seriously gold right now, the casting was great, the tasks were pretty good, and it was/is basically TAR:All Around America. It holds up MUCH better now.


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Re: Would another Family Edition ever work?
« Reply #51 on: February 25, 2014, 04:06:47 AM »
TAR8 tasks sucked and 99% of the entertainment was derived because of the Weavers.

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Re: Would another Family Edition ever work?
« Reply #52 on: February 25, 2014, 04:32:19 AM »
TAR8 tasks sucked and 99% of the entertainment was derived because of the Weavers.

I liked the beans and the Spy task and some others :P

The Weavers though <3

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Re: Would another Family Edition ever work?
« Reply #53 on: February 25, 2014, 09:35:46 AM »
TAR8 tasks sucked and 99% of the entertainment was derived because of the Weavers. the whole cast in general

How could you forget Paolos, Linzes, Godlewskis, and Gaghans? They were all starts <33333 This season had one of the best casts ever TBH.

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Re: Would another Family Edition ever work?
« Reply #54 on: February 25, 2014, 03:43:57 PM »
TAR8 tasks sucked and 99% of the entertainment was derived because of the Weavers. the whole cast in general

How could you forget Paolos, Linzes, Godlewskis, and Gaghans? They were all starts <33333 This season had one of the best casts ever TBH.

Weavers +Paolos then, but the majority of the rest was people arguing with the Weavers :P


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Re: Would another Family Edition ever work?
« Reply #55 on: February 25, 2014, 10:08:15 PM »
TAR8 tasks sucked and 99% of the entertainment was derived because of the Weavers. the whole cast in general

How could you forget Paolos, Linzes, Godlewskis, and Gaghans? They were all starts <33333 This season had one of the best casts ever TBH.

Weavers +Paolos then, but the majority of the rest was people arguing with the Weavers :P

Um Gaghans were separate and amazing and Godlewskis had problems with themselves that made them fab and entertaining, this leaves the Linzes which I will say are derived from Weaver hate.

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Re: Would another Family Edition ever work?
« Reply #56 on: February 26, 2014, 01:42:06 AM »
TAR8 tasks sucked and 99% of the entertainment was derived because of the Weavers. the whole cast in general

How could you forget Paolos, Linzes, Godlewskis, and Gaghans? They were all starts <33333 This season had one of the best casts ever TBH.

Weavers +Paolos then, but the majority of the rest was people arguing with the Weavers :P

Um Gaghans were separate and amazing and Godlewskis had problems with themselves that made them fab and entertaining, this leaves the Linzes which I will say are derived from Weaver hate.

Gaghans were fab but they got eliminated before the pathetically boring part so they don't count and I found the Linzes more entertaining than the Godlewskis :X

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Re: Would another Family Edition ever work?
« Reply #57 on: March 02, 2014, 02:00:57 PM »
If you asked me after the 1st All-Stars, I would have said yes, but having the regular format with only family teams. At that time, family teams often did very poorly.

But now, I would have to say no.

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Re: Would another Family Edition ever work?
« Reply #58 on: March 19, 2014, 01:09:56 PM »
I would love to see the kids race as adults now :funny:

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Re: Would another Family Edition ever work?
« Reply #59 on: March 19, 2014, 02:26:01 PM »
Billy and Carissa would be an Amazing team!! That would be fun, Tammy. Might have to wait a few more years on Carissa though? I am still in shock she is off to college!!
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Re: Would another Family Edition ever work?
« Reply #60 on: September 03, 2014, 07:13:42 PM »
I think another Family Edition could work if they used returning teams:colors

Returning teams as in siblings/father-daughter/mother-daughter/etc. but with 2 more family members. That way each family could be likable as they have 2 family members we have already come to love!

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Re: Would another Family Edition ever work?
« Reply #61 on: September 05, 2014, 01:45:47 PM »
I'm kind of late to the party, but I could see it working if they tweaked the format a little bit.

Instead of four-player teams, keep it to two-player. And while I liked the idea of the younger kids racing, perhaps the age limit could still be lowered. Not to pre-teen years, but 16/17 at the least. That way they could still do some of the challenges and could do a little more. It seemed as though the later challenges in the season weren't child-friendly.

And make it so that they go around the world, too. Other than that... Summer filming.

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Re: Would another Family Edition ever work?
« Reply #62 on: September 05, 2014, 04:20:54 PM »
I love the idea of a sorta "Family Edition" again with some tweaks.

Stick to the basic TAR format, teams of two.

There are tons of family combos we have not/or only rarely seen.

InLaw variations
Aunts Or Uncles +Nieces or Nephews
Parent/Child (always good)
Adoptive Siblings
Cousins
Married Couples w/some sort of interesting story

The variations are endless, so a season made of family members would be fine by me!
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Re: Would another Family Edition ever work?
« Reply #63 on: September 06, 2014, 09:53:38 PM »
Aunts Or Uncles +Nieces or Nephews
Adoptive Siblings
Cousins

I wouldn't mind teams like these. Gives things a little flavor, and it's as stale as your usual "parent/sibling" or "married couple" teams. No offense to them, obviously...

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Re: Would another Family Edition ever work?
« Reply #64 on: October 08, 2016, 03:27:00 AM »
Just bumping this old thread to see if anyone has any new opinions.

I still think a Family Edition would work, either the regular format with 11 pairs of racers, or a revised version of the 8th season: teams of 3 so that we don't have such a large cast, and an age limit of 13-15+ for more difficult challenges and possibly more international travel.


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Re: Would another Family Edition ever work?
« Reply #65 on: October 08, 2016, 04:05:47 AM »
I'd think to see another Family Edition! Here are my reqiurements:

10 teams of four (2 parent racer and 2 child racers)
Age limit of 13+
Harder tasks
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INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL!
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Re: Would another Family Edition ever work?
« Reply #66 on: October 08, 2016, 04:06:27 AM »
Cast six families of 4, make them think it's the same format as TAR8.  But then at the Starting Line, shock the families by forcing them to split up into teams of 2, a total of 12 teams.

Yes? No?

But during the Race, use voting U-Turns or Intersections and Double Battles/Face Offs to try and break up possible family alliances that may form and to ensure that final 4 or 3 are all different families.  It'll be bad if two of the final 3 spots are one family, worse if the final 4 are only two families, you know? lol

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Re: Would another Family Edition ever work?
« Reply #67 on: October 08, 2016, 04:25:02 AM »
Cast six families of 4, make them think it's the same format as TAR8.  But then at the Starting Line, shock the families by forcing them to split up into teams of 2, a total of 12 teams.
I'm sorry, but sounds like a TERRIBLE idea! If u have kids in the families, how r u going to going to split them up? I don't think this would work and if it did, It wouldn't be received well by the home viewers.
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Re: Would another Family Edition ever work?
« Reply #68 on: October 08, 2016, 07:30:21 AM »
It would work if only there were 2 racers.

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Re: Would another Family Edition ever work?
« Reply #69 on: October 08, 2016, 11:31:00 AM »
I'd think to see another Family Edition! Here are my reqiurements:

10 teams of four (2 parent racer and 2 child racers)
Age limit of 13+
Harder tasks
and...

INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL!

That was the problem. Having kids as young as 8 kinda forced them to water down the tasks and destinations.

Something like, say, flying 10 hours to carry heavy things through the streets of Bangladesh (theoretical scenario., not an actual reference) would take too much of a physical toll on them - hence the confinement to North America. Most tasks on The Amazing Race aren't for kids.

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Re: Would another Family Edition ever work?
« Reply #70 on: October 08, 2016, 02:07:45 PM »
I'd think to see another Family Edition! Here are my reqiurements:

10 teams of four (2 parent racer and 2 child racers)
Age limit of 13+
Harder tasks
and...

INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL!

I would actually like this to happen! Not many international destinations was the problem last time

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Re: Would another Family Edition ever work?
« Reply #71 on: October 08, 2016, 05:30:43 PM »
By international destinations, I don't mean like going RTW. Just going around North, South and Central America would be fine. The Caribbean would also be  :colors
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Re: Would another Family Edition ever work?
« Reply #72 on: October 08, 2016, 09:42:55 PM »
Something that I thought was a bit unfair in the 8th season was having some teams of adults and some teams with a mix of adults and kids/teens.

I think, if there was another Family Edition, it would have to be teams of four: two adults, two teens, or teams of three: two adults, one teen/ one adult, two teens. I think the age limit should be 13+.

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Re: Would another Family Edition ever work?
« Reply #73 on: October 08, 2016, 09:53:24 PM »
It would have to be teams of four or teams of three

Bad idea. You either need teams of four or teams of three. It won't work with both.
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Re: Would another Family Edition ever work?
« Reply #74 on: October 08, 2016, 11:47:21 PM »
It would have to be teams of four or teams of three

Bad idea. You either need teams of four or teams of three. It won't work with both.

Yes, that's what I meant: either 10 teams of four OR 10 teams of three.