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Re: Some interesting (and some not so interesting) facts and records!
« Reply #800 on: April 07, 2017, 03:57:46 PM »
I may be wrong, as I haven't researched this  :lol:  But after last nights episode, S29 Leg 2, a new record has been broken.

Mike & Liz made the biggest improvement in placements over one Leg.  Leg 1 - 10th, Leg 2 - 1st.  This gives them a 9 Team jump.  :hoot:

They beat the old record, held by Justin & Diana in S27, who had an 8 Team jump: Leg 1 - 9th, Leg 2 - 1st.

They are also the first ever team to arrive 11th on the 1st leg (checking in at 10th) then finish 1st on the following leg.
:conf: I hereby declare Michael & Liz as the crowned recipients of the "worst to first" award! :conf: Very impressive considering they struggled so much at the cayuco sporting Detour and self-navigation last leg.
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Re: Some interesting (and some not so interesting) facts and records!
« Reply #801 on: April 07, 2017, 05:20:10 PM »
It's not that impressive considering there was little to no self-navigation in Leg 2 as compared to Leg 1.  Kind of reminds me of Mike & Rochelle's win in TAR 26.

Anyone know the longest penalty survived on TAR US? :spy:


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Re: Some interesting (and some not so interesting) facts and records!
« Reply #802 on: April 07, 2017, 06:19:21 PM »
Nick & Vicki had a six hour penalty for not completing either side of the Detour in Hong Kong but that was a telegraphed NEL so idt that counts?

As no one survived one of the original 24 hour penalties, I believe the answer is anyone that received a RB penalty on an elimination leg - Keith & Whitney, Michael & Scott, Caroline & Jennifer, Max & Katie, Rob & Amber, Ray & Deana, and Meredith & Gretchen (and possibly Susan & Patrick though that's fairly murky)

Other Canada editions have slightly different answers  :angel

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Re: Some interesting (and some not so interesting) facts and records!
« Reply #803 on: April 07, 2017, 08:28:13 PM »
Not counting group penalties, I think Josh & Brent's 4-hour penalty for not completing the detour is the longest penalty survived. I think there's somebody else, but I might have missed it.

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Re: Some interesting (and some not so interesting) facts and records!
« Reply #804 on: April 07, 2017, 08:34:02 PM »
Interesting stuff.  How about: what's the longest time penalty a team waited out at the Pit Stop and still survived? Was it Justin & Diana's 55 minutes in Season 27? Kevin & Jenn's 2-hour penalty in the Season 29 premiere had me wondering about this.


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Re: Some interesting (and some not so interesting) facts and records!
« Reply #805 on: April 08, 2017, 08:32:01 AM »
Interesting stuff.  How about: what's the longest time penalty a team waited out at the Pit Stop and still survived? Was it Justin & Diana's 55 minutes in Season 27? Kevin & Jenn's 2-hour penalty in the Season 29 premiere had me wondering about this.

Dave & Rachel waited out two hours in Paraguay for failing to complete the RB.

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Re: Some interesting (and some not so interesting) facts and records!
« Reply #806 on: April 08, 2017, 09:41:48 AM »
Interesting stuff.  How about: what's the longest time penalty a team waited out at the Pit Stop and still survived? Was it Justin & Diana's 55 minutes in Season 27? Kevin & Jenn's 2-hour penalty in the Season 29 premiere had me wondering about this.

Dave & Rachel waited out two hours in Paraguay for failing to complete the RB.

Oh yeah.
At the same time, Dave & Rachel were the only team who completed nothing in a leg (that leg) and survived.

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Re: Some interesting (and some not so interesting) facts and records!
« Reply #807 on: April 08, 2017, 11:32:20 AM »
Aside from TAR27's W-turn right in front of the Pit Stop, there has never yet been a U-turn that was aired on a NEL.

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Re: Some interesting (and some not so interesting) facts and records!
« Reply #808 on: April 08, 2017, 07:46:15 PM »
Sorry for being stupid, but what is a w turn
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Re: Some interesting (and some not so interesting) facts and records!
« Reply #809 on: April 08, 2017, 11:57:31 PM »
Sorry for being stupid, but what is a w turn
Double U-Turn and you are not being stupid. I had a similar thought when I first saw that notation.


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Re: Some interesting (and some not so interesting) facts and records!
« Reply #810 on: April 09, 2017, 01:05:54 AM »
Double U-Turn and you are not being stupid. I had a similar thought when I first saw that notation.

Oh thanks for that! I NEVER thought tahts what it meant!
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Re: Some interesting (and some not so interesting) facts and records!
« Reply #811 on: April 09, 2017, 04:02:46 AM »
Some other records from TAR 29
F/F teams never finished higher than 9th place in any leg (not count S26 which no F/F teams)
All F/F teams booted after leg 2
Don't forget the first F/F team booted at leg 7 of TAR 22 and leg 8 of TAR 23
And If Pwinnie changed the donkey rather than the detour, they survived leg 7, then Chuck & wynona and Youtube eliminated in leg 8 and leg 10 and we had 3 F/F teams and M/M team as leg 11!

Only two seasons with Leg 1 EL and leg 2 NEL without using salvage pass (TAR Canada 4 and TAR Ukraine 1) both seasons was won by F/F (Steph & Kristen, Valeria & Bohdana)
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Re: Some interesting (and some not so interesting) facts and records!
« Reply #812 on: April 14, 2017, 12:21:51 PM »
TAR 29 is the first season since TAR 14 to visit more than two countries within the first three legs :o

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« Reply #813 on: April 14, 2017, 01:01:44 PM »
I didn't even believe that, so I had to check!
Yup, you're right, and that's really an amazing feat!

The only other seasons are TAR 12, TAR 10, TAR 7, TAR 6 and maaaybe TAR 9 + TAR 1.

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Re: Some interesting (and some not so interesting) facts and records!
« Reply #814 on: April 14, 2017, 06:17:26 PM »
Teams have traveled 12,112 miles this season through Leg 3. Thatís the largest number of miles teams have traveled in the first three legs of a season since S23 (12,408).
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Re: Some interesting (and some not so interesting) facts and records!
« Reply #815 on: April 14, 2017, 06:27:38 PM »
Teams have traveled 12,112 miles this season through Leg 3. Thatís the largest number of miles teams have traveled in the first three legs of a season since S23 (12,408).

False. The last time with the largest number of miles have traveled was S9 (13,058), not counting midpoint leg of leg 3 of the said season.
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Re: Some interesting (and some not so interesting) facts and records!
« Reply #816 on: April 14, 2017, 06:43:27 PM »
Teams have traveled 12,112 miles this season through Leg 3. Thatís the largest number of miles teams have traveled in the first three legs of a season since S23 (12,408).

False. The last time with the largest number of miles have traveled was S9 (13,058), not counting midpoint leg of leg 3 of the said season.

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Re: Some interesting (and some not so interesting) facts and records!
« Reply #817 on: April 14, 2017, 09:25:24 PM »
I haven't done the math, but by looking at maps, I think that not counting Family Edition, the first three legs of 28 was the least amount of miles traveled in the first three leg of a season.
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Re: Some interesting (and some not so interesting) facts and records!
« Reply #818 on: April 21, 2017, 10:04:00 PM »
TAR 25-TAR 29 are the second times of five consecutive seasons with Keep on racing legs (previous from TAR 6 to TAR 10) and the third seasons of each period have two KORs (season 8 and 27)

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Re: Some interesting (and some not so interesting) facts and records!
« Reply #819 on: April 22, 2017, 12:36:08 AM »
Becca & Floyd are the first ever team to let Express Pass expire by the deadline.

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Re: Some interesting (and some not so interesting) facts and records!
« Reply #820 on: April 22, 2017, 01:03:54 AM »
Becca & Floyd are the first ever team to let Express Pass expire by the deadline.

Could you count Jessica and John in this category? Or would it not count due to them being eliminated with the EP?
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Re: Some interesting (and some not so interesting) facts and records!
« Reply #821 on: April 22, 2017, 07:38:45 AM »
Becca & Floyd are the first ever team to let Express Pass expire by the deadline.

Steph & Kristen.

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Re: Some interesting (and some not so interesting) facts and records!
« Reply #822 on: April 22, 2017, 08:31:11 AM »
Becca & Floyd are the first ever team to let Express Pass expire by the deadline.

Could you count Jessica and John in this category? Or would it not count due to them being eliminated with the EP?

That wouldn't really count due to their elimination - Kristen & Darren were also eliminated with an EP.
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Re: Some interesting (and some not so interesting) facts and records!
« Reply #823 on: April 22, 2017, 11:03:29 AM »
Becca & Floyd are the first ever team to let Express Pass expire by the deadline.

Steph & Kristen.

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Re: Some interesting (and some not so interesting) facts and records!
« Reply #824 on: April 22, 2017, 03:57:16 PM »
Becca & Floyd are the third team to let their Express Pass expire. The first were Lincoln & Tien Dat from TAR Vietnam 5, and then Steph & Kristen were second only a couple of weeks later. Both teams were simply too strong and never needed to use it.
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