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"Game Changing Element?"
« on: September 04, 2022, 10:31:35 AM »
Ideas??  :duno:
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Re: "Game Changing Element?"
« Reply #1 on: September 05, 2022, 04:31:39 AM »
Too much emphasis on it being game changing, that I still getting the impression that it won't be that much at all.
Considering most viewers don't follow the international versions, I still think it might just be something already true and tested from one of the international versions, finally implemented in the US.
The Salvage/Sabotage Pass or the First Class passes comes to mind - not sure how would that work without nom-elim legs, if voting was involved, it would play into increasing the social aspect. Not particularly fan of those, but they worked in the context of the game.


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Re: "Game Changing Element?"
« Reply #2 on: September 05, 2022, 05:09:07 AM »
Wouldn't be the first time. For a couple seasons, they adopted the Double Battle/Face Off and put it at the Pit Stop, which became the Head-to-Head. But Salvage and Sabotage does seem like just the kind of twist Bert & Elise might love to really mess with the racers.

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Re: "Game Changing Element?"
« Reply #3 on: September 05, 2022, 09:07:15 AM »
I had forgotten about this! Hmmm. Could be a good choice.

"The Salvage Pass, introduced in The Amazing Race Australia 2, is awarded to the winners of the first leg, replacing the Express Pass. The team who receives the pass may choose to give themselves a 1 hour headstart (30 minutes in the Filipino version) for the next leg of the race or save the last team who arrives at the pit stop from elimination."
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Re: "Game Changing Element?"
« Reply #4 on: September 05, 2022, 07:20:10 PM »
I had forgotten about this! Hmmm. Could be a good choice.

"The Salvage Pass, introduced in The Amazing Race Australia 2, is awarded to the winners of the first leg, replacing the Express Pass. The team who receives the pass may choose to give themselves a 1-hour headstart (30 minutes in the Filipino version) for the next leg of the race or save the last team who arrives at the pit stop from elimination."

Using the Salvage Pass will not make sense nowadays, given that teams depart in staggered groups and are always equalized in the next leg.


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Re: "Game Changing Element?"
« Reply #5 on: September 07, 2022, 08:37:49 AM »
How about the un-aired "extreme roadblock" twist from TAR 31?

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Re: "Game Changing Element?"
« Reply #6 on: September 18, 2022, 02:10:23 PM »
Hopefully not, lol.
I wish for a couple U-Turns this season, perhaps double or triple ones

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Re: "Game Changing Element?"
« Reply #7 on: September 18, 2022, 02:44:29 PM »
Hopefully not, lol.
I wish for a couple U-Turns this season, perhaps double or triple ones

In another thread it was confirmed there are no U-Turns this season.

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Re: "Game Changing Element?"
« Reply #8 on: September 18, 2022, 06:05:03 PM »
So basically according to that CBS morning segment, it was that they're told the tasks of the first leg at the start and they can do them in any order. Each earns a puzzle piece that together spell out the name of the Pit Stop.

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Re: "Game Changing Element?"
« Reply #9 on: September 18, 2022, 06:08:13 PM »
So basically according to that CBS morning segment, it was that they're told the tasks of the first leg at the start and they can do them in any order. Each earns a puzzle piece that together spell out the name of the Pit Stop.
That's interesting for a first leg, and honestly, it's a twist that I hope to see implemented in future seasons, too.


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Re: "Game Changing Element?"
« Reply #10 on: September 19, 2022, 12:52:05 AM »
Very videogame-like, almost like a collectathon.

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Re: "Game Changing Element?"
« Reply #11 on: September 19, 2022, 09:15:22 AM »
So basically according to that CBS morning segment, it was that they're told the tasks of the first leg at the start and they can do them in any order. Each earns a puzzle piece that together spell out the name of the Pit Stop.
That's interesting for a first leg, and honestly, it's a twist that I hope to see implemented in future seasons, too.

Interesting, great concept, but I hope the execution of it is great, the tasks need to be TAR-worthy.

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Re: "Game Changing Element?"
« Reply #12 on: September 19, 2022, 04:15:25 PM »
And now we have a name for this twist: Scramble (like scramble crossing).

https://www.paramountpressexpress.com/cbs-entertainment/shows/the-amazing-race/video/?watch=mb9r7b5adw

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Re: "Game Changing Element?"
« Reply #13 on: September 19, 2022, 08:27:11 PM »
Very videogame-like, almost like a collectathon.
I get extreme orienteering vibes. :tup: This definitely sounds exciting and from the previews, I'm loving what I've seen so far. As long as there is no inter-team assistance, the Scramble is an inviting breath of fresh air.
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Re: "Game Changing Element?"
« Reply #14 on: September 19, 2022, 09:16:19 PM »
And now we have a name for this twist: Scramble (like scramble crossing).

https://www.paramountpressexpress.com/cbs-entertainment/shows/the-amazing-race/video/?watch=mb9r7b5adw

I wonder if the twist is allowing teams to do tasks in the order they want? Maybe this means we will see this concept in later legs as well.

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Re: "Game Changing Element?"
« Reply #15 on: September 19, 2022, 09:22:37 PM »
I wonder if the twist is allowing teams to do tasks in the order they want? Maybe this means we will see this concept in later legs as well.

Appears to be the case from the previews.