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The Amazing Race 23 Episode 1 Recap: Iquique, Chile

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Another exciting season premiere of The Amazing Race!  I’m happy to report that Phil Keoghan’s arched eyebrow is in great shape, and that the TAR Producers are willing to bring out the tricks to keep up the drama of the show, beyond the regular spectacular visuals and instant-world-tour nature of the show. This season, they’re […]

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The Amazing Race 22 Episode 1 Beat Random Results

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At The Amazing Race Analysis blog, we have a group of TAR viewers try to predict the finish order of each leg.  One point is awarded for each correct placement, with a bonus point for getting the first place and/or the last place finisher correctly predicted.  There’s also a “close counts” component, where a ¼ […]

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The Amazing Race 22 Episode 1 Recap: Bora Bora

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Another exciting season premiere of the Amazing Race!  We’re 22 seasons in, so our intrepid host, Phil Keoghan, gave the opening intro with more enthusiasm than prior years, although his arched eyebrow was only at medium height during the opening sequence.   Phil had the extra task of explaining that the winner of the first leg […]

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The Amazing Race 21 Beat Random Results: Episode 1

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At the Amazing Race Analysis blog, we have a crew of viewers attempt to predict the finish order of each leg.  It’s no easy task, as the bar for success is to beat a random number generator! Even though there appear to be some teams stronger than others, it is never easy to place who […]

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The Amazing Race 21 Episode 1 Recap – Shanghai, China

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Another exciting season premier of The Amazing Race!  This season, like many others, the race started out in Southern California – Pasadena, specifically — where Phil announced a new feature this season, the “Double Your Money” gambit.  In “Double Your Money” the team who wins the first leg is eligible for winning two million dollars, […]

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The Amazing Race 20 Episode 2 Recap: Buenos Aires

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Another exciting episode of The Amazing Race!  This week, the racers stayed in Argentina, and here we are in Episode 2, no plane flight, but the first appearance of bunching takes place. Bunching is the norm – we need to get used to it Bunching is when all the teams have to wait around for […]

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The Amazing Race 20 Episode 1 Beat Random Results

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Every week at The Amazing Race Analysis blog, a crew attempts to predict the finish order of the leg, earning points for each exact match, and bonus points for predicting the top and bottom finishers.  There’s also a “close counts” element.  If you can at least get a team in the top, middle or bottom […]

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The Amazing Race 20 Episode 1: Santa Barbara, Argentina

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Another exciting season premier of The Amazing Race!  This season, the race started out in picturesque Santa Barbara, California, and promptly took the teams to picturesque Santa Barbara, Argentina, outside of Salta.  My friend has blogged extensively about Salta, in her blog “Sounds Good on Paper”, and it looks like a great place to go! […]

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The Amazing Race 19 Episode 1 Beat Random Scoring Results

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At The Amazing Race Analysis blog, we like to try to predict the results of each leg. We have an intrepid crew of TAR predictors who make picks on the finish order for each leg. It’s not easy. In fact, the bar for success is to score more points than a Random Number Generator doing […]

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The Amazing Race 18: Unfinished Business Episode 1 Recap

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Jet and Cord move like gravy, Fight Time and Big Easy still trust others to help them, and Mallory has something to talk about!

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