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Myself, I had no idea that such a camera, dedicated to just "selfies" even existed, and I'm a Photographer .. I kept thinking, have the producers given everyone a smart phone now .. ??
Well they were smartphones. At least it sure looked that way. They could have disabled the radios though so that they could only be used for photos (and apps, I suppose) though. Can't imagine they would provide smartphone data access to the contestants now.
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Can you still only use 1 U-turn per season? Wasn't that a rule at some point? Is it still? That would explain why not to use it if you feel somewhat safe.
They have never mentioned that again or made any comments so I don't think so, otherwise they would of said something instead of assuming people would remember years later because that would make it more strategic of a play/choice.

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That had to be one of the most uneven detours in the race history. One somewhere from probably at least 30 minutes to many hours and the other was a minute.
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both detours in both episodes seemed pretty uneven but whatev.

Selfie cam causes a team to miss the train. AWESOME. That'll teach'em!

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Not sure what's up with all the "selfies"... I figured it was going to be "Selfie-cam, sponsored by X" but so far they haven't mentioned any corporate tie-in. Is it just a ploy to attract the younger crowd who is obsessed with social media and selfies?

This is going to be annoying if it's something they feel the need to shove down our throats all season. Only 2 episodes in and I'm already sick of it.
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Instead of "blind dates", which is still interesting in it's own way, I would have been more intrigued in seeing a professional matchmaker pairing up the new couples. It would be interesting to see how supposedly "objectively compatible" brand new couples would fair against established couples who came together by other more typical means (met at a bar, introduced by a friend, workplace or other proximate random human encounters, etc.).


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The couple that was voted out this week just might be the most laid back competitors I can ever remember in the history of this series. Likeable people, but not nearly competitive enough for a competition like this.

PS: hope she finally gets her ring from Mr. "Someday".


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Instead of "blind dates", which is still interesting in it's own way, I would have been more intrigued in seeing a professional matchmaker pairing up the new couples. It would be interesting to see how supposedly "objectively compatible" brand new couples would fair against established couples who came together by other more typical means (met at a bar, introduced by a friend, workplace or other proximate random human encounters, etc.).
I'm inclined to believe they were paired up by professional matchmakers... JMHO
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