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Re: Amazing Race Questions
« Reply #2050 on: August 22, 2017, 09:32:17 AM »
Was this is an advertisement for TAR? Taken at 2005 near the monorail station at the Sahara, Las Vegas, by the way.

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Re: Amazing Race Questions
« Reply #2051 on: August 23, 2017, 01:01:15 AM »
This is more of a TAR Wiki discussion, but a very short google search specifically details what the unaired final Roadblock was on TAR11 and Dustin did it.

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Re: Amazing Race Questions
« Reply #2052 on: August 23, 2017, 11:44:52 PM »
Have we had a colour-blind racer yet? I'm struggling to remember one...
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Re: Amazing Race Questions
« Reply #2053 on: August 24, 2017, 01:11:04 AM »
Have we had a colour-blind racer yet? I'm struggling to remember one...

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Re: Amazing Race Questions
« Reply #2054 on: August 24, 2017, 05:45:16 AM »
Variable. Depends on production and transport needs. Has been as short as 8 hours and as long as 36-48.
osaka pit-stop in TAR20 was arround 3 hours only


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Re: Amazing Race Questions
« Reply #2055 on: September 07, 2017, 10:06:21 AM »
Which seasons/episodes did they have flashbacks with old footage from previous seasons?

I remember in TAR11, David & Mary talking about how it was hard not having their friends around (footage of the Cho Brothers and them at the Kuwait airport was shown).

Then in TAR15, the hay-bale "switch back" task had footage from TAR6.

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Re: Amazing Race Questions
« Reply #2056 on: September 07, 2017, 05:12:02 PM »
Which seasons/episodes did they have flashbacks with old footage from previous seasons?

I remember in TAR11, David & Mary talking about how it was hard not having their friends around (footage of the Cho Brothers and them at the Kuwait airport was shown).

Then in TAR15, the hay-bale "switch back" task had footage from TAR6.

Aside from all Switchbacks listed on this page and what you've mentioned, I recall...
>TAR11 Oswald & Danny talking about the Detour in Macau being similar to the one they did in Hong Kong
>Team introductions for TAR18 and TAR24, and various points from both of those seasons.
>TAR25 leg 1, the three teams noting the similarity to the three teams on TAR22 that quit the first leg's Roadblock.
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Re: Amazing Race Questions
« Reply #2057 on: September 07, 2017, 07:29:26 PM »
Some that i recall
TAR18 Leg 8 Gary & Mallory remember their leg 8 curse
TAR18 Leg 5 Kent & Vyxsin remember their u-turn mistake in TAR12
TAR18 Leg 5 Jamie & Cara with their cab getting gas, a la Hawaii in TAR14
TAR24 Leg 2 Luke mentioning Margie's past roadblocks
TAR11 Leg 4 The mail roadblock feacture flashbacks of the senders
TAR28 Leg 8 The teams talking about the slide that eliminate Mika

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Re: Amazing Race Questions
« Reply #2058 on: September 07, 2017, 09:47:31 PM »
Also

- TAR 24 when the Globetrotters joked about the Beakman boys carrying their luggage around on wheels.
- TAR 25 leg 1 when they talked about all three teams taking the penalty, it flashed back to 22

Also how did they get pictures for the U Turns in TAR 29? Did they do a quick photoshoot between the schoolyard pick and when they left for Panama?

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Re: Amazing Race Questions
« Reply #2059 on: September 07, 2017, 10:34:10 PM »
Also how did they get pictures for the U Turns in TAR 29? Did they do a quick photoshoot between the schoolyard pick and when they left for Panama?

Yup, they're the same photos as their official team picture which was taken at the Starting Line.
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Re: Amazing Race Questions
« Reply #2060 on: September 27, 2017, 08:41:50 PM »
Do teams talk to their camera and sound guys, I guess aside from interviews?

Or are they supposed to pretend that they do not exist at all?

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Re: Amazing Race Questions
« Reply #2061 on: October 01, 2017, 04:23:30 PM »
Do teams talk to their camera and sound guys, I guess aside from interviews?

Or are they supposed to pretend that they do not exist at all?

No, I think teams interact with their camera crew quite a bit.  IIRC the reason for changing teams' camera crew each Leg was because in the earlier seasons, teams were getting very close with their crews, and they wanted to prevent that happening?  ???  I could be wrong though?  :lol:
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Re: Amazing Race Questions
« Reply #2062 on: October 14, 2017, 09:50:18 PM »
Does anyone know where I can watch past seasons of TAR?

I had the last 3 on my DVR (it crashed). 
I have CBS All Access (can't find anything but clips there).
Searched on line (no luck).
 
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Re: Amazing Race Questions
« Reply #2063 on: October 14, 2017, 09:59:45 PM »
Does anyone know where I can watch past seasons of TAR?

I had the last 3 on my DVR (it crashed). 
I have CBS All Access (can't find anything but clips there).
Searched on line (no luck).
 
Thanks!

You can watch them on Hulu.

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Re: Amazing Race Questions
« Reply #2064 on: October 14, 2017, 11:39:38 PM »
Does Amazon Prime still have them?
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Re: Amazing Race Questions
« Reply #2065 on: October 15, 2017, 12:21:21 AM »
Does Amazon Prime still have them?

Only until TAR25. :(

Hulu has 1-27 but no 28 and 29.
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Re: Amazing Race Questions
« Reply #2066 on: October 15, 2017, 01:09:20 AM »
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Re: Amazing Race Questions
« Reply #2067 on: October 15, 2017, 04:13:48 AM »
May have something to do with this:

http://forum.realityfanforum.com/index.php/topic,33250.0.html

It's bizarre though. You would think CBS keeps it up.

Oh well, hopefully the potential influx of viewers for 30 makes them put it back up.
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Re: Amazing Race Questions
« Reply #2068 on: October 15, 2017, 06:14:52 PM »
What would of happened if Nancy and Emily completed the detour properly.

Would of they made the final 3?

I think they would have for sure made the final three, even potentially winning. I remember Nancy pointing out a bus stop to Emily while they were searching for the private car and asking if she was sure they didn't want to take the bus and I was so frustrated Emily didn't go for it. They were my favorite team.

Since Joe & Bill won the Fast Forward, Nancy & Emily still would have had theirs and could have used it to catch up on the next leg. It definitely would have ensured Kevin & Drew would be the next team eliminated, and depending on hours of operation, Nancy & Emily may have been able to place first on the next leg or at least pulled close to Frank & Margarita and Rob & Brennan.


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Re: Amazing Race Questions
« Reply #2069 on: October 15, 2017, 06:20:14 PM »
Weren't Joe & Bill and Kevin & Drew already almost a day behind when they were battling it out for the 3rd spot in China? I forget the whole timeline of how that happened, but if Nancy & Emily didn't screw up their flights as well, definitely.

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Re: Amazing Race Questions
« Reply #2070 on: Yesterday at 11:21:23 PM »
Just curious about this. The winning team gets $1 million which obviously works out to $500K apiece. A friend told me a $500K prize is about $230K after Fed taxes. And it's down to about $200K after state & local taxes, legal fees, etc. (Still a very nice payday for about a month's worth of work!)

Does that sound about right? Thanks!

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Re: Amazing Race Questions
« Reply #2071 on: Today at 03:01:05 AM »
What would of happened if Nancy and Emily completed the detour properly.

Would of they made the final 3?

I think they would have for sure made the final three, even potentially winning. I remember Nancy pointing out a bus stop to Emily while they were searching for the private car and asking if she was sure they didn't want to take the bus and I was so frustrated Emily didn't go for it. They were my favorite team.

Since Joe & Bill won the Fast Forward, Nancy & Emily still would have had theirs and could have used it to catch up on the next leg. It definitely would have ensured Kevin & Drew would be the next team eliminated, and depending on hours of operation, Nancy & Emily may have been able to place first on the next leg or at least pulled close to Frank & Margarita and Rob & Brennan.
At least we didn't wait until season 10 to see first F/F team in F3