You Don't Get Paid Unless You Win is the seventh episode of The Amazing Race: Unfinished Business.


Route Markers

The order of departure from the Fountain of Joy are as follows:

  1. Gary & Mallory (2:18 pm)
  2. Jet & Cord (1:52 pm)
  3. Ron & Christina (1:53 pm)
  4. Zev & Justin (1:54 pm)
  5. Kent & Vyxsin (1:55 pm)
  6. Kisha & Jen (2:03 pm)
  7. Flight Time & Big Easy (3:45 pm)

Teams must fly to Varanasi, India. Upon arrival, teams must travel by taxi or tuk tuk to a tonga stand to find their next clue.

The team member assigned to perform the Roadblock would have to search the streets near the tonga stand for six different sadhus, using a series of photographs for reference, who will give out one of six pieces of a phrase described as "the meaning of life": "Once you're over the hill you pick up speed". Once the racer has all six fragments of the phrase, they would have to provide the phrase to a seventh sadhu who will give them their next clue.

The Roadblock performers per team are underlined:

Teams must travel by taxi or tuk tuk to Tulsi Ghat and find the Swaminath Akhara, a wrestling and strengthening club, and find the strongman to find their next clue.

Choice A: Feed the Fire
Teams would have to travel down the Ganges to Sakka Ghat to the home of a milkman where they have to make 50 traditional fuel patties made from water buffalo manure and then slap them against a wall to allow them to dry. When the supervisor is satisfied with their work, teams have to light a stove with dried fuel patties to boil milk for local children to receive their clue.

Gary & Mallory, Kent & Vyxsin, and Kisha & Jen chose this task.

Choice B: Feed the Buffalo
Teams would have to cross the Ganges to collect two bales of hay, which are to be delivered to the addresses attached to them. The teams are then required to return over the Ganges to Ksameshwar Ghat, where they have to locate the address to which they are to deliver the hay. Upon completing their delivery, they will receive their next clue.

Flight Time & Big Easy, Jet & Cord, Ron & Christina, and Zev & Justin chose this task.

Teams must cross the Ganges to travel to Ramnagar Fort in Ramnagar to check in.

For coming in first place, Flight Time & Big Easy won a trip for two to Hawaii, provided by Travelocity.


     First Place •      Eliminated     Last placer on a Non-Elimination Leg     Season winner •      Season 2nd place •      Season 3rd place • Used the Fast Forwardϵ Used the Express Pass User of the first Double U-Turn slot • Recipient of the first Double U-Turn slot • User of the second Double U-Turn slot • Recipient of the second Double U-Turn slot• Was penalized with an automatic U-Turn
S18 FlightTimeBigEasy
 1st place 
Flight Time & Big Easy
Harlem Globetrotters
S18 ZevJustin
 2nd place 
Zev & Justin
Best Friends
S18 KishaJen
 3rd place 
Kisha & Jen
S18 GaryMallory
 4th place 
Gary & Mallory
S18 JetCord
 5th place 
Jet & Cord
S18 KentVyxsin
 6th place 
Kent & Vyxsin
Dating Goths
S18 RonChristina
 7th place 
Ron & Christina



  • Andy Dehnart at realityblurred (04/11/2011): "Annoying Amazing Race team goes home, but not Kent and Vyxsin, ugh"


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