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Re: Intro flash/screen caps ..
« Reply #100 on: February 18, 2009, 02:14:34 PM »
Joab, I am not disputing your indentification of the terraced fields (rice patties) as in China. I do have a question. Isn't that technique used quite extensively in Indonesia also?
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Re: Intro flash/screen caps ..
« Reply #101 on: February 18, 2009, 02:34:21 PM »
Joab, I am not disputing your indentification of the terraced fields (rice patties) as in China. I do have a question. Isn't that technique used quite extensively in Indonesia also?
Except TAR has never been to Indonesia and all the screencaps sure seem to be past seasons and then we have the CBS map/route so..

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Re: Intro flash/screen caps ..
« Reply #102 on: February 18, 2009, 02:50:57 PM »
Well as I said, I wasn't disputing his identification. Also I should have said that my question wasn't TAR related. Since Joab is in Singapore, it was an honest question on farming techniques in Indonesia. I never meant to imply the question was TAR related.
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Re: Intro flash/screen caps ..
« Reply #103 on: February 18, 2009, 08:48:26 PM »
Well as I said, I wasn't disputing his identification. Also I should have said that my question wasn't TAR related. Since Joab is in Singapore, it was an honest question on farming techniques in Indonesia. I never meant to imply the question was TAR related.

If you've been to China and Indonesia.. one look and you'll know it's China and not Indonesia. Is it a good explaination enough? :duno:

The rice patties in Indonesia doesn't look like those in the screencaps.

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Re: Intro flash/screen caps ..
« Reply #104 on: February 18, 2009, 08:54:17 PM »
Well the most anticipated thread of the season turned into the biggest disappointment of the season ..what a bust   :groan: :knuckles:  (:;)  !!  bastards :lol:

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Re: Intro flash/screen caps ..
« Reply #105 on: February 25, 2009, 08:40:07 AM »
39 & 40 - possibly Bavaria? (Somebody please prove me wrong here)



The probability is Bavaria, but it could also be Switzerland or Romania.

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Re: Intro flash/screen caps ..
« Reply #106 on: February 25, 2009, 08:44:45 AM »


Looks like Turkey to me. Or maybe not. I don't think TAR 14 went there anyway. :groan:

It looks like India to me, but not Jaipur. It could be Montmartre.

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Re: Intro flash/screen caps ..
« Reply #107 on: February 28, 2009, 06:13:04 AM »
39 & 40 - possibly Bavaria? (Somebody please prove me wrong here)



The probability is Bavaria, but it could also be Switzerland or Romania.

Isn't this from the same place where they did the paragliding roadblock? (Ruhpolding) Sure looks like it to me. Notice the shape of the lake.

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Re: The not so Amazing Intro flash/screen caps let down ..
« Reply #108 on: February 28, 2009, 10:12:09 AM »
I think that is a match.
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Re: The not so Amazing Intro flash/screen caps let down ..
« Reply #109 on: March 08, 2009, 07:58:02 PM »
WE HAVE NEW INTRO SCREENS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :jam: :jam: :jam: :jam: :jam:


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Re: The not so Amazing Intro flash/screen caps let down ..
« Reply #110 on: March 08, 2009, 08:22:40 PM »
Give me a minute...;)

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Re: The not so Amazing Intro flash/screen caps let down ..
« Reply #111 on: March 08, 2009, 08:27:59 PM »
This is all thats new and I assume it goes with EP5

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Re: The not so Amazing Intro flash/screen caps let down ..
« Reply #112 on: March 08, 2009, 09:14:30 PM »
Might be this episode too. And they are still "pulling" their backpacks. :funny:

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Re: The not so Amazing Intro flash/screen caps let down ..
« Reply #113 on: March 08, 2009, 09:17:57 PM »
They might also give new ones too as the episodes go on, so we could get some for maybe India, China, or Thailand (at least I hope, you never know XD)
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Re: The not so Amazing Intro flash/screen caps let down ..
« Reply #114 on: March 24, 2009, 12:13:31 PM »
Did we ever figture this one out? Maybe Phuket fishing boat?


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Re: The not so Amazing Intro flash/screen caps let down ..
« Reply #115 on: March 24, 2009, 12:39:31 PM »
puddin, that could be it. Or it could be on the Li River near Guilin China. I was on a small boat trip a little south of Guilin between Yangshuo and Xingping 16 years ago. I have some some current photos of boats on the Li River. Some are easily the size you indicated. Thank you TexasLady and Peach for your guidance in how to post photos. I used to know but it's been a long time. The thing I forgot was use of the Additional Options box to replace the method which wasn't working for me.

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Re: The not so Amazing Intro flash/screen caps let down ..
« Reply #116 on: March 24, 2009, 12:47:41 PM »
puddin, that could be it. Or it could be on the Li River near Guilin China. I was on a small boat trip a little south of Guilin between Yangshuo and Xingping 16 years ago. I have some some current photos of boats on the Li River. Some are easily the size you indicated. My efforts to paste them here have not been successful, but if someone can give me a refresher in how to do that (I tried using IMG but not necessarily the right way) I can then post these 2 photos


Apskip, when you have the reply window open, look under Additional Options and you will see the "attach files" option on the left.  :tup:
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Re: The not so Amazing Intro flash/screen caps let down ..
« Reply #118 on: March 25, 2009, 01:50:59 PM »
puddin, that could be it. Or it could be on the Li River near Guilin China. I was on a small boat trip a little south of Guilin between Yangshuo and Xingping 16 years ago. I have some some current photos of boats on the Li River. Some are easily the size you indicated. Thank you TexasLady and Peach for your guidance in how to post photos. I used to know but it's been a long time. The thing I forgot was use of the Additional Options box to replace the  method which wasn't working for me.


Thanks for sharing your photos apskip! Could also be Guilin after looking thru more photos .

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Re: The not so Amazing Intro flash/screen caps let down ..
« Reply #119 on: March 25, 2009, 05:14:10 PM »
The distinct lack of karst in the background disturbs me. If they're going for "epic scenery", surely Guilin/Yangshuo could offer more dramatic landscape than that?

On first view I thought it was something like the Mississippi! *no offence to Mississippi!* Guilin is just not "famous" for boats on a river.
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Re: The not so Amazing Intro flash/screen caps let down ..
« Reply #120 on: March 25, 2009, 05:52:45 PM »
What is karst please? ???
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Re: The not so Amazing Intro flash/screen caps let down ..
« Reply #121 on: March 25, 2009, 05:58:40 PM »
Karst topography is a type of surface profile that results from the weathering and dissolution soluble minerals. Usually it means limestons and dolomites. Do a google seach for karst topography and you get a lot of links and pictures. Those islands in Thailand where The Man with the Golden Gun was filmed are karst. There are areas in China that are famous for the karst. You end up with a bunch of isolated rock outcrops......sort of like christmas trees.....lots of pointed little mountains/hills
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Re: The not so Amazing Intro flash/screen caps let down ..
« Reply #122 on: March 25, 2009, 06:52:25 PM »
Peach, what Dr. Rox has said is true, but you may want a more basic explanation (and then again maybe not but you are about to get one). In the Guilin area karst is limestone formations where the enough limestone has dissolved by weathering/erpsion  over many centuries to create the weird shapes (some phallic like the Iao Valley Needle on Maui; maybe we will see that in the finale although I hope they go with better sights).
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Re: The not so Amazing Intro flash/screen caps let down ..
« Reply #123 on: March 25, 2009, 07:23:28 PM »
Thanks guys!!  :jumpy: That was a new word for me, but I know them when I see them I think, I just hadn't been introduced yet! :funny:

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