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The Amazing Race 15 -- Season Finale -- "Amazing Grace,How Sweet the Sound"-- 12/6/09

The Amazing Race 15

The Race concludes tonight at the finish line in Las Vegas.

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Re: The Amazing Race 15 -- Season Finale -- "Amazing Grace,How Sweet the Sound"-- 12/

A number of big ET/CT markets have a late CBS NFL game (SD/CLE) including DC, Philly, Charlotte, Atlanta, Ohio markets, New Orleans and Chicago, among others, so pad accordingly.
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Re: The Amazing Race 15 -- Season Finale -- "Amazing Grace,How Sweet the Sound"-- 12/

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A number of big ET/CT markets have a late CBS NFL game (SD/CLE) including DC, Philly, Charlotte, Atlanta, Ohio markets, New Orleans and Chicago, among others, so pad accordingly.
Will start at 8:15 in effected markets.
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Re: The Amazing Race 15 -- Season Finale -- "Amazing Grace,How Sweet the Sound"-- 12/

I knew the brothers weren't going to know who Wayne Newton was and I don't think he should've said anything more than "my house" as the clue.

Pretty disappointing Road block given the 'whole race' challenges we've had the last couple.
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Re: The Amazing Race 15 -- Season Finale -- "Amazing Grace,How Sweet the Sound"-- 12/

Awesome, the correct team won.

Not only did Brian lose the race, but he loses at life since he has to spend the rest of it with that bitch.
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Re: The Amazing Race 15 -- Season Finale -- "Amazing Grace,How Sweet the Sound"-- 12/

What about the challenge where they have to recap the whole race and bring in clues from all the previous legs? That was the final leg? Disappointing . . .
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Re: The Amazing Race 15 -- Season Finale -- "Amazing Grace,How Sweet the Sound"-- 12/

Glad the right team won. Can't stand the brothers and that super bitch, Erica. My God, do I feel sorry for Brian.
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Re: The Amazing Race 15 -- Season Finale -- "Amazing Grace,How Sweet the Sound"-- 12/

Thank god the douchebags didn't win. How can you not know Wayne Newton. Idiots. He shouldn't have told them who he was.

Cool to see it end in Vegas. I've been through McCarran many times. I wonder how they got cabs so fast there.

I think the chip count was a good challenge - attention to detail, although it isn't as tv-friendly as the trip-memory final tasks they've had.
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As much as I didn't like Brian and Erica, I really like what she said at the end. Her tantrum at the Cirque was incredible. Damn!

And Yes, the correct team did win. To make up all that time with the chips...pretty amazing.
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Re: The Amazing Race 15 -- Season Finale -- "Amazing Grace,How Sweet the Sound"-- 12/

I agree with the sentiment here. The right team won. Sometimes an inferior team will luck out and run a perfect final leg (cough...Flo...cough) so it's good to see a team that was so dominant close the deal. And they proved why they were the best team again tonight. Even when they screwed up, they kept their head together and made up a bunch of time.

I bet the Globetrotters felt bad watching this leg. They held back Flight Time's final roadblock b/c he had a better memory than Big Easy, and they were expecting a memory challenge in the final leg. It would have been fun seeing Big Easy try to go down that building.

I just saw that Elvis guy in Charlene Yi's "documentary" Paper Heart.
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Re: The Amazing Race 15 -- Season Finale -- "Amazing Grace,How Sweet the Sound"-- 12/

As boring a team as they were, Meghan & Cheyne were the team that should have won.

Still, this is one of the more disappointing final legs I've seen on the show. The poker chip challenge and racing to Wayne Newton's ranch was a little dull for TV. Maybe they wanted to change things up from previous seasons. Or maybe they wanted to throw teams for a loop, instead of allowing them to plan for the inevitable put these things in the order you did them task, a la Luke and Margie.
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Re: The Amazing Race 15 -- Season Finale -- "Amazing Grace,How Sweet the Sound"-- 12/

The final order was expected, but a great season. I'm also disappointed that there was no final challenge save the chips. Really, this whole leg of the race came down to counting chips. It was pretty amazing Meagan and Cheyne rip through them though.
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Imagine the poker girls doing that last challenge ha.
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Re: The Amazing Race 15 -- Season Finale -- "Amazing Grace,How Sweet the Sound"-- 12/

Happy that Megan and Cheyne won . They ran a great great race.

Unreal that they came from behind, and won the poker challenge..
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Re: The Amazing Race 15 -- Season Finale -- "Amazing Grace,How Sweet the Sound"-- 12/

Satisfying conclusion.

Brian has the patience of a freakin' saint. He's easily the most even-keeled player ever on AR. Never once got the impression that he was a push-over either...seems like he just knew how to deal with her tantrums. I didn't mind her much (even though her blow-up during the Cirque challenge was EPIC), and enjoyed her comments on the mat at the end.

And the brothers? Still douches.
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Re: The Amazing Race 15 -- Season Finale -- "Amazing Grace,How Sweet the Sound"-- 12/

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Satisfying conclusion.

Brian has the patience of a freakin' saint. He's easily the most even-keeled player ever on AR. Never once got the impression that he was a push-over either...seems like he just knew how to deal with her tantrums. I didn't mind her much (even though her blow-up during the Cirque challenge was EPIC), and enjoyed her comments on the mat at the end.

And the brothers? Still douches.
I afraid I'm going to still have to give the most patient award to Zach. While Ericka was annoying sometimes, and Brian had to basically put up with it what Zach had to tolerate was in an entirely different league. Really, it wasn't even the same sport. And Zach even ended up winning the race with that ball and chain tied to his ankle.
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Re: The Amazing Race 15 -- Season Finale -- "Amazing Grace,How Sweet the Sound"-- 12/

I agree that the right team won.

They may have come from behind but they both kept calm, well a whole hell of lot calmer than the other teams, and finished the poker chip challenge perfectly. They got it on the first attempt and then bolted like hell was coming after their asses.

Erica just kept losing it and the brothers just kept fighting. The best way to win this is to stay as calm as possible.
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Re: The Amazing Race 15 -- Season Finale -- "Amazing Grace,How Sweet the Sound"-- 12/

Originally Posted by BadlyDrawnBoy View Post
Happy that Megan and Cheyne won . They ran a great great race.
They were so boring though. If you casted 10-12 teams like them it would be incredibly unwatchable tv.

The best moments of this show are people becoming trainwrecks not efficient race robots.

Boring people should not be casted on Reality shows ever.

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Awesome, the correct team won.

Not only did Brian lose the race, but he loses at life since he has to spend the rest of it with that bitch.


For all any of us know outside of high stress moments with $1m dollars on the line she could be the sweetest person in the world.
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For all any of us know outside of high stress moments with $1m dollars on the line she could be the sweetest person in the world.
It's not like it was only that one incident. She's been an unbearable hag for most of the race.
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Re: The Amazing Race 15 -- Season Finale -- "Amazing Grace,How Sweet the Sound"-- 12/

She's a former Miss America, so I imagine she's high maintenance 24/7.
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Re: The Amazing Race 15 -- Season Finale -- "Amazing Grace,How Sweet the Sound"-- 12/

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Or maybe they wanted to throw teams for a loop, instead of allowing them to plan for the inevitable put these things in the order you did them task, a la Luke and Margie.
I figure that's why they did it. The teams had undoubtedly gone over the trip and made a list (probably keeping a log with them) before this final leg started.
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They should've saved the hay challenge for the final road block.
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Re: The Amazing Race 15 -- Season Finale -- "Amazing Grace,How Sweet the Sound"-- 12/

I liked this finale, but then again I like any episode where the order completely flip flops from challenge to challenge. Every contestant was in first, second, and third place at some point in the episode.
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Re: The Amazing Race 15 -- Season Finale -- "Amazing Grace,How Sweet the Sound"-- 12/

I liked Erica's speach at the end about looking past outer beauty and seeing the good on the inside. Brian needs to take her advice and get a divorce.

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