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Please Hold While I Singe My Skull is the sixth episode of The Amazing Race 13.

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The order of departure from Bayon Temple are as follows:

  1. Nick & Starr (11:22 pm)
  2. Toni & Dallas (11:34 pm)
  3. Ken & Tina (11:53 pm)
  4. Kelly & Christy (11:59 pm)
  5. Terence & Sarah (12:05 am)
  6. Andrew & Dan (12:29 am)
For speeding in the prior leg, Terence & Sarah were assessed a 30-minute time penalty. As a result, they dropped to fifth.

Teams must fly to Delhi, India. Upon arrival, teams must take a taxi to Moonlight Motors, where they would find their next clue.

"Who's got an artistic flair?"

The team member assigned to perform this Roadblock must repaint black portions of a tuk-tuk green, to show that the tuk-tuks had switched to using natural gas as fuel. To paint it green, they must cover up all of the glass and wheels of the tuk-tuk with newspaper before they begin spray-painting. When they finished painting, they would receive their next clue.

The Roadblock performers per team are underlined:

Teams must make they way to Ambassador Hotel in New Delhi, where the doorman would give them their next clue.

Choice A: Launder Money
Teams must make their way to Prakash Banquet Hall and make a traditional Indian wedding necklace by stapling 10 Indian rupee notes to the necklace that added up to ₹780, then find their way to find the newlywed couple through the chaotic crowds and present them the necklace to receive their next clue.

Ken & Tina and Terence & Sarah chose this task.


Choice B: Launder Clothes
Teams must make their way to Dhobi Ghat and use a traditional charcoal iron to press 20 pieces of clothing in order to receive their next clue from a laundry woman.

Andrew & Dan, Kelly & Christy, Nick & Starr, and Toni & Dallas chose this task.

Teams must make their way to Bahá'í House to check in.

For coming in first, Nick & Starr won two environmentally-friendly electric cars.

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

Leaderboard[]

Legend:
     First Place •      Eliminated     Last placer on a Non-Elimination Leg or continue racing on a No-Rest Leg     Season winner •      Season 2nd place •      Season 3rd place • Used the U-Turn Recipient of the U-Turn
Nick & Starr
 1st place 
Nick & Starr
Brother/Sister
Kelly & Christy
 2nd place 
Kelly & Christy
Divorcees
Toni & Dallas
 3rd place 
Toni & Dallas
Mother/Son
Terence & Sarah
 4th place 
Terence & Sarah
Newly Dating
Andrew & Dan
 5th place 
Andrew & Dan
Frat Boys
Ken & Tina
 6th place 
Ken & Tina
Separated

Trivia[]

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The Amazing Race 13 Episodes

"Bees Are Much Calmer Than All This!" · "Do You Like American Candy?" · "Did You Push My Sports Bra Off the Ledge?" · "I Wonder If They Like Blondes in New Zealand?" · "Do It Like a Madman" · "Please Hold While I Singe My Skull" · "My Nose Is on Fire" · "I'm Like an Angry Cow" · "That Is Studly" · "You're Gonna Get Me Killed" · "You Look Like Peter Pan"

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