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Re: Amazing Race Questions
« Reply #2000 on: June 29, 2017, 03:50:56 PM »
That idea of a 4-hour penalty for EP'ing a Fast Forward has been around since Season 17 and keeps popping up on Wikipedia. Where the heck did it come from? It doesn't even really make sense.
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Re: Amazing Race Questions
« Reply #2001 on: June 29, 2017, 08:21:31 PM »
Could any team use express pass in intersection and face off (double battle) tasks, when the EP have been introduced since Season 17, no intersection task placed there, intersection was occured in leg 5 and leg 8 of TAR Australia 1, but at this time, EP already used


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Re: Amazing Race Questions
« Reply #2002 on: June 29, 2017, 11:08:17 PM »
I believe the EP in Australia 1 was good until the second Czech Republic leg, meaning it would be irrelevant for the second Intersection and the first Intersection was literally just so the team of four could pick up stuff to deliver to an orphanage which...a regular team could do anyway.

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Re: Amazing Race Questions
« Reply #2003 on: July 06, 2017, 12:15:35 AM »
What are teams besides Flo & Zach (TAR 3) that switched Detours at least more than once?
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Re: Amazing Race Questions
« Reply #2004 on: July 06, 2017, 06:04:34 AM »
I think LoLo did?


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Re: Amazing Race Questions
« Reply #2005 on: July 07, 2017, 10:56:22 AM »
What are teams besides Flo & Zach (TAR 3) that switched Detours at least more than once?
I remember Dan & Andrew flip-flopping during the Borscht or Boots Detour. :funny:
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Re: Amazing Race Questions
« Reply #2006 on: July 07, 2017, 03:50:27 PM »
Oswald & Danny, All-Stars (Malaysia)
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Re: Amazing Race Questions
« Reply #2007 on: July 07, 2017, 06:31:05 PM »
Adam & Rebecca, TAR6, Norway.
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Re: Amazing Race Questions
« Reply #2008 on: July 07, 2017, 08:04:12 PM »
Tara and Joey, TAR29,  leg 4
Shamir and Sara, TAR29, leg 3 (though it was unaired)
Maria and Tiffany,  TAR15, leg 7

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Re: Amazing Race Questions
« Reply #2009 on: July 07, 2017, 09:13:04 PM »
I think Kisha & Jen in TAR 14, leg 10a?

Also Ken & Gerard several times  :funny:


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Re: Amazing Race Questions
« Reply #2010 on: July 18, 2017, 04:02:43 AM »
I don't know where to post this, but..

Has anyone tried to use these performance index formula in Excel? It doesn't seem to work out for me. It ends up in a number just slightly higher or lower.



This is from http://datameetsmedia.com/who-dominated-amazing-race-29-computational-approach/

Also this domination index formula:



If anyone solved it, please tell me how to type the formula in Excel so I can calculate TAR team's domination index! Thanks!
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Re: Amazing Race Questions
« Reply #2011 on: July 18, 2017, 11:41:51 AM »
 :idgit   Wow...  def won't be me but go for it!
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Re: Amazing Race Questions
« Reply #2012 on: July 18, 2017, 06:43:05 PM »
I think the performance formula listed is wrong (based on the articles explanation). Because if a team finished 1st, their performance would be 1-(1/#) or something less than 1. I think the correct formula is 1-[(placement-1)/(teams-1)]

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Re: Amazing Race Questions
« Reply #2013 on: July 18, 2017, 07:01:22 PM »
I think the performance formula listed is wrong (based on the articles explanation). Because if a team finished 1st, their performance would be 1-(1/#) or something less than 1. I think the correct formula is 1-[(placement-1)/(teams-1)]

It worked for me. Thanks.
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Re: Amazing Race Questions
« Reply #2014 on: August 03, 2017, 07:36:16 AM »
how long is a pitstop? 12 or 24 hours???

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Re: Amazing Race Questions
« Reply #2015 on: August 03, 2017, 08:41:12 AM »
Variable. Depends on production and transport needs. Has been as short as 8 hours and as long as 36-48.
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Re: Amazing Race Questions
« Reply #2016 on: August 03, 2017, 09:43:00 AM »
Variable. Depends on production and transport needs. Has been as short as 8 hours and as long as 36-48.

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Re: Amazing Race Questions
« Reply #2017 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 #2018 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 #2019 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 #2020 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 #2021 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 #2022 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 #2023 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 #2024 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