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"This Is The Worst Thing I've Ever Done in My Life"
1507-FlightTimeBigEasy-Roadblock
Version United States
Season Season 15
Episode Number 7/11 (175)
First Broadcast November 8, 2009
Viewership (in millions) 11.62[1]
Ratings/Share (18-49) 3.5/8
Episode Chronology
Previous "This Is Not My Finest Hour"
Next "We're Not Meant for the Swamp"
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This Is the Worst Thing I've Ever Done in My Life is the seventh episode of The Amazing Race 15.

Story

Route Markers

The order of departure from Zoutkamp Harbor are as follows:

  1. Sam & Dan (9:33 pm)
  2. Meghan & Cheyne (9:43 pm)
  3. Flight Time & Big Easy (10:32 pm)
  4. Gary & Matt (11:08 pm)
  5. Brian & Ericka (1:38 am)

Teams must fly to Stockhol, Sweden. Upon arrival, teams must travel by train, then ferry to Djurgården. Once there, teams need to locate Fritt Fall at Tivoli Gröna Lund amusement park.

One team member must ride the Fritt Fall in order to spot an arrow pointing toward the direction of their next clue. They only have 15 seconds to spot the arrow from the ride before it plummets 24 storeys in 3 seconds, if they don't see the arrow, they must ride it again.

Teams must play ring toss, attempting to land one ring on a large gnome hat. Once a they've landed a ring, the attendant will hand them a Travelocity roaming gnome, with their next clue printed on the bottom.

Choice A: Nobel Dynamite
Teams would have to a rock quarry and fill sandbags to create a protective bunker in the rock quarry. Once they are protected, they'll set off an explosion with dynamite, which will unearth a metal box containing their next clue.

All of the teams chose this task.

Choice B: Viking Alphabet
Teams would have to decode a message in Elder Futhark on a runestone, using smaller stones with both runes and letters. Once they've decoded the message, "Find the Strong Viking", they'll receive their next clue.

None of the teams chose this task.

Teams must drive themselves to Bögs Gård Farm in Väsby, to find their next clue.

The team member assigned to perform this Roadblock would have to search through 186 hay bales to find one of seven flags. When teams have found one of the flags, they are allowed to proceed to the nearby Pit Stop.

The Roadblock performers per team are underlined:

For coming in first place, Flight Time & Big Easy won trip for two to the Turks and Caicos Islands, provided by Travelocity.

For coming in last place, Gary & Matt will have to perform a Speed Bump at some point during the next leg of the race.

Leaderboard

Legend:
     First Place •      Eliminated     Last placer in Non-Elimination Leg     Saved from elimination by the Salvage Pass or The Save     Season winner •      Season 2nd place •      Season 3rd place • Used the Fast Forward Used the U-Turn Recipient of the U-Turn



FlightTimeBigEasy
 1st place 
Flight Time & Big Easy
Harlem Globetrotters
MeghanCheyne
 2nd place 
Meghan & Cheyne
Dating
BrianEricka
 3rd place 
Brian & Ericka
Married
SamDan
 4th place 
Sam & Dan
Brothers
GaryMatt
 5th place 
Gary & Matt
Father/Son

Trivia

  • This episode's title is said by Meghan, describing the brutality of the Roadblock.
  • This episode occurs on Flight Time's birthday.
  • This marks the first appearance of a Switchback.
    • This Switchback is a remake of a Roadblock used on Leg 3 of The Amazing Race 6.
    • Dan also mentions to Sam on how Lena searched for eight hours and could not find the clue.

References

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