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Offline Lemontail

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Re: Some interesting (and some not so interesting) facts and records!
« Reply #1150 on: June 27, 2019, 06:24:26 AM »
Additionally, a lot of this came into question when Phil announced that the Sicily Leg in TAR25 was the "300th" leg, which made no sense under any of our pre-established systems. Wikipedia ignored it entirely and just kept doing what it had been doing.

I'm actually pretty sure that the producers (or who ever counted the legs), if they gave a damn, just averaged the three probably ways of counting legs.
All Double-Length legs are 1 leg: 297th
All DL legs are 2 legs: 304th
Only DL legs with pit-stop midpoint are 2 legs: 301st
Average: 300.67

So either the Sicily leg or the Malta leg was 300th, then they chose one and stuck to it.

OR they they were using the third counting method, but miscounted. After they showed Joey & Meghan was from Season 18, anything is possible.

That one mistake was in TAR 24. Probably TAR producers made sure to not make more mistakes in TAR 25. But then, anything can happen.

I count the both double-length legs in TAR 8 as two legs per Phil's narration and technicalities behind it. Ditto with TAR 9.

I really don't care though either way.
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Re: Some interesting (and some not so interesting) facts and records!
« Reply #1151 on: June 27, 2019, 11:59:19 AM »


https://www.goldderby.com/article/2019/the-amazing-race-winners-colin-christie-tie-three-records/

Yes, my record-breaking faves!  :cheer:

They also have 23 consecutive legs in the top 4 (a record too), but it is not something that people will care about.

Also, Christie has the dubious honor where she has never managed to win a leg whenever she completes a roadblock.  :lol: It's a smart move to let Colin do the final roadblock.


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Re: Some interesting (and some not so interesting) facts and records!
« Reply #1152 on: June 28, 2019, 06:02:02 AM »
Every nation visited in Season 31 has Red in their national flag. This also happened on Season 23, which also featured Leo & Jamal.
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Re: Some interesting (and some not so interesting) facts and records!
« Reply #1153 on: June 28, 2019, 08:10:49 AM »
Every single returning racer and their total number of legs run:
Winners of returnee seasons are marked in green.

6   Amanda & Kris
10   Mel & Mike
11   John Vito & Jill
11   David & Mary
11   Jessica & John
12   Natalie & Nadiya
12   Mark Jackson
13   Kevin & Drew
13   Joey & Meghan
13   Art & JJ
15   Zev & Justin
16   Rob & Amber
16   Jaime & Cara
17   Danielle Turner
17   Dave & Connor
18   Ron & Christina
18   Kent & Vyxsin
19   Teri & Ian
20   Charla & Mirna
20   Gary Ervin
20   Becca & Floyd
21   Joe & Bill
21   Uchenna & Joyce
22   Margie & Luke
22   Kisha & Jen
22   Mallory Ervin
23   Oswald & Danny
23   Caroline & Jennifer
24   Dustin & Kandice
24   Brendon Villegas
24   Tyler & Korey
25   Eric Sanchez
25   Colin & Christie
31   Jet & Cord
31   Flight Time & Big Easy
32   Rachel Reilly
34   Leo & Jamal
Updated Leo & Jamal's, Colin & Christie's, and Tyler & Korey's totals!

Some interesting facts:
- Both Danielle Turner and Dave & Connor finished 8th in their original seasons and won the Race their second time around, totaling 17 legs each.
- Both Eric Sanchez and Colin & Christie finished 2nd in their original seasons and won the Race their second time around, totaling 25 legs each.
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Re: Some interesting (and some not so interesting) facts and records!
« Reply #1154 on: June 28, 2019, 08:21:00 AM »
List of every country Leo & Jamal visited on the Race:
1. Chile
2. Portugal
3. Norway
4. Poland
5. Austria
6. United Arab Emirates x2
7. Indonesia
8. Japan x2
9. China
10. Malaysia
11. Sri Lanka
12. Italy
13. Switzerland x2
14. Spain
15. United Kingdom x2
16. Laos
17. Vietnam
18. Uganda
19. Croatia
20. Netherlands

Interesting that they've never been to India on the Race!


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Re: Some interesting (and some not so interesting) facts and records!
« Reply #1155 on: June 28, 2019, 08:48:37 AM »
Colin & Christie needed 26 seasons to return and win The Amazing Race in the returnee season, the most than any other returnee season winners:

TAR 31 -- Colin & Christie: 26 seasons (previously raced on S5)
TAR 18 -- Kisha & Jen: 4 seasons (previously raced on S14)
TAR 11 -- Eric & Dannielle: 2 seasons (previously raced on s9)
TAR 24 -- Dave & Connor: 2 seasons (previously raced on s22)
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Re: Some interesting (and some not so interesting) facts and records!
« Reply #1156 on: June 29, 2019, 01:04:06 AM »
Two out of three times Leo & Jamal won a leg in Season 31, which were in Japan and the UK, were the countries where Leo & Jamal were eliminated in their previous seasons

TAR 23 they're eliminated in Japan, they got 1st in TAR 31.
TAR 24 they're eliminated in the UK, they got 1st in TAR 31.

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Re: Some interesting (and some not so interesting) facts and records!
« Reply #1157 on: June 29, 2019, 12:23:36 PM »
The top 3 of the first leg of TAR1, TAR20, TAR30 and TAR31 were also the final 3 at the end.

Question: Christie has raced 25 legs and done 7 roadblocks, but she and Colin have never finished 1st in any of those legs where she completed the RB. I wonder if any other racers in winning or returning teams have the same dubious honor?

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Re: Some interesting (and some not so interesting) facts and records!
« Reply #1158 on: June 29, 2019, 12:32:54 PM »
Colin and Christie are the only team in TAR US history to win a season they were U-Turned in.

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Re: Some interesting (and some not so interesting) facts and records!
« Reply #1159 on: June 30, 2019, 02:36:34 AM »
Up until season 31, no memory challenge task has ever appeared in returnee seasons (TAR 11 had race element final task, but it was more like great mind alike task than memory challenge task, so yeah, it didnt count)
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Re: Some interesting (and some not so interesting) facts and records!
« Reply #1160 on: June 30, 2019, 07:27:16 PM »
List of every country Leo & Jamal visited on the Race:
1. Chile
2. Portugal
3. Norway
4. Poland
5. Austria
6. United Arab Emirates x2
7. Indonesia
8. Japan x2
9. China
10. Malaysia
11. Sri Lanka
12. Italy
13. Switzerland x2
14. Spain
15. United Kingdom x2
16. Laos
17. Vietnam
18. Uganda
19. Croatia
20. Netherlands

Interesting that they've never been to India on the Race!
Jamal has been saying they visited 22 countries. Anyone know which ones I missed? ???

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Re: Some interesting (and some not so interesting) facts and records!
« Reply #1161 on: June 30, 2019, 07:35:56 PM »
List of every country Leo & Jamal visited on the Race:
1. Chile
2. Portugal
3. Norway
4. Poland
5. Austria
6. United Arab Emirates x2
7. Indonesia
8. Japan x2
9. China
10. Malaysia
11. Sri Lanka
12. Italy
13. Switzerland x2
14. Spain
15. United Kingdom x2
16. Laos
17. Vietnam
18. Uganda
19. Croatia
20. Netherlands

Interesting that they've never been to India on the Race!
Jamal has been saying they visited 22 countries. Anyone know which ones I missed? ???
Maybe he is counting England and Wales as two different countries?
Also, they finally raced through US on Season 31

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Re: Some interesting (and some not so interesting) facts and records!
« Reply #1162 on: July 03, 2019, 08:11:00 AM »
Anthony from TAR Canada is the first Native-American to be on the Amazing Race.

(According to Wikipedia, he's a Navajo Indian)


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Re: Some interesting (and some not so interesting) facts and records!
« Reply #1163 on: July 03, 2019, 09:18:20 AM »
Well, I remember Joslyn from Season 28 saying she was Lumbee (a North Carolina tribe) but this is the first to be openly mentioned on the show, yeah.

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Re: Some interesting (and some not so interesting) facts and records!
« Reply #1164 on: July 03, 2019, 04:25:29 PM »
Anthony from TAR Canada is the first Native-American to be on the Amazing Race.

(According to Wikipedia, he's a Navajo Indian)

What's the definition of Native-American, exactly? What about Ashley from Season 4?
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Re: Some interesting (and some not so interesting) facts and records!
« Reply #1165 on: July 03, 2019, 04:50:06 PM »
US-based tribes, I think he means. We use the term "First Nations" here.

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Re: Some interesting (and some not so interesting) facts and records!
« Reply #1166 on: July 03, 2019, 09:34:01 PM »
TAR 10 was the first season where none of teams in Final 3 came last in any of non-elimination legs prior to the finale leg.
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Re: Some interesting (and some not so interesting) facts and records!
« Reply #1167 on: July 14, 2019, 09:27:18 PM »
Colin and Christie are the only team in TAR US history to win a season they were U-Turned in.

Actually, Dave and Connor did too in TAR 24 :funny:

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Re: Some interesting (and some not so interesting) facts and records!
« Reply #1168 on: July 17, 2019, 10:00:01 PM »
Out of all the three-timers, (Jet & Cord, Flight Time & Big Easy, Margie & Luke, Mallory Ervin, Rachel Reilly, Leo & Jamal), Rachel Reilly is the only three-timer who has never heard Phil say "You're still racing!"

Seasons with KOR Legs: 18, 19, 22, 23, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30
Rachel's seasons: 20, 24, 31

I just think it's amazing she's never raced a KOR leg before lmao
seasons with racers named Natalie usually hadn't had KOR leg
Nat & Kat (US 17)
Nadiya & Natalie (US 21, 24)
Pailin & Natalie (Asia 3)
Natalie & Meaghan (Canada 2, the only Canadian season without KOR)