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Re: TAR14 EP7: 'Gorilla? Gorilla?? Gorilla???' (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #250 on: March 29, 2009, 02:04:45 PM »
And one more:  Thanks to Slowhatch's location and MapJack

This shot was taken between 11:34 and 11:43 am (assumes November 15th).

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Re: TAR14 EP7: 'Gorilla? Gorilla?? Gorilla???' (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #251 on: March 29, 2009, 02:14:03 PM »
Where was this shot taken?



Let's find it.
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Re: TAR14 EP7: 'Gorilla? Gorilla?? Gorilla???' (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #252 on: March 29, 2009, 03:17:17 PM »
Where was this shot taken?

Let's find it.

I thought it was found? I'll have to read back Chateau!

Finally watching NCAA has paid off in someway  :lol:

New:
Jen & Kisha .. elephant massage
Luke and Marge cheering in the herbal shop with Victor at their side
Cara pulling Jamie on the rickshaws
The taxi scenes
and Mike at the boats



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Re: TAR14 EP7: 'Gorilla? Gorilla?? Gorilla???' (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #253 on: March 29, 2009, 03:20:08 PM »
Chateau, we have this ..........thanks to Slowhatch and Neobie

I'm reasonably certain they're entering Rama IX park off of Chao Fah road; there's no Rama V park in Phuket that I could find. Compare the plants and the orange/rattan looking building in the background to this.



Hmm, will try my best to explain...



Mongkol Nimit Temple (at the end of the lane, 1st photo)
Suggested by traffic warden / traffic police at E. Possible start of rickshaw task.
Witness saw teams running east, past A.

Soi Romani (Romani Lane) (1st, 2nd photos; parking lot on right hand side of 2nd photo)
Possible start of rickshaw task, as suggested by witness at D. It's a narrow lane, with a smallish parking lot at the south end.

Yuen Chun Tong Herbal Shop (3rd photo)
Will definitely be visited by our teams.
Witness at B saw teams turning right from Th Phuket onto Th Thalang, escorted/led by a police motorcade.

Thai-Chinese Museum (last photo)
Suggested by witness at C. No reports from the people at/around the museum though.
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Re: TAR14 EP7: 'Gorilla? Gorilla?? Gorilla???' (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #254 on: March 29, 2009, 04:14:33 PM »
That one I know about but I can't get a tight time for it.
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Re: TAR14 EP7: 'Gorilla? Gorilla?? Gorilla???' (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #255 on: March 29, 2009, 04:17:26 PM »
Slowhatch's link in that post includes the MapJack beta location.
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Re: TAR14 EP7: 'Gorilla? Gorilla?? Gorilla???' (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #256 on: March 29, 2009, 04:37:11 PM »
Maybe someone already said it but isn't odd that Victor is pulling the rickshaw south on Patiphat going past Krabi.  Because Krabi is equal to Thalang it is strange that he is not turning from Thalang/Krabi onto Patiphat.  From the intersection of Krabi and Patiphat teams  go about 0.75 miles farther on Patiphat to the location where Margie was photographed by the spoiler.
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Re: TAR14 EP7: 'Gorilla? Gorilla?? Gorilla???' (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #257 on: March 29, 2009, 05:00:33 PM »
Maybe someone already said it but isn't odd that Victor is pulling the rickshaw south on Patiphat going past Krabi.  Because Krabi is equal to Thalang it is strange that he is not turning from Thalang/Krabi onto Patiphat.  From the intersection of Krabi and Patiphat teams  go about 0.75 miles farther on Patiphat to the location where Margie was photographed by the spoiler.

Sounds like someone took a wrong turn and will be penalized for it.

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Re: TAR14 EP7: 'Gorilla? Gorilla?? Gorilla???' (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #258 on: March 29, 2009, 05:04:24 PM »
This is going to be an interesting episode.  We know so much, yet so little.

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Re: TAR14 EP7: 'Gorilla? Gorilla?? Gorilla???' (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #259 on: March 29, 2009, 05:21:41 PM »
Gorilla? Gorilla?? Gorilla??? (Thailand)


Another Blog/News posted on Nov 15

• Two contestants in a TV production being filmed by foreigners in Phuket are on the verge of collapse after taking turns pulling each other around Phuket City as they raced against the clock in the midday heat.
PHUKET: At least four pairs of contestants taking part in a travel documentary are racing around Phuket using various forms of transport today.
One of the challenges that faced the contestants was to pull each other through Phuket City in the midday heat using rickshaws as they searched for “King Rama V Park”.
The contestants pictured here made “four wrong turns” and held up traffic while a camera man and a sound engineer followed them in a songtaew (wooden bus with benches). A policeman on a motorcycle also followed the contestants and crew to “ensure their safety”. The policeman told the reporter that even though he could easily have told them how to get to the park, he had been ordered not to give directions to the contestants.
The reporter caught up with production crew members at the park, but despite holding up traffic and creating quite a spectacle with brightly decorated rickshaws being pulled by very hot and stressed-looking farangs, they refused to make any comment on what they were doing, except to say that they were making a “random travel documentary”.
 

<< Margie


It appears from this spoiler that Margie & Luke took 4 wrong turns.  Unknown whether they realized the wrong turn and went back the way they came or just continued on and eventually ended up where they needed to be.


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Re: TAR14 EP7: 'Gorilla? Gorilla?? Gorilla???' (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #260 on: March 29, 2009, 05:22:55 PM »
Where was this shot taken?



Let's find it.
GE isn't clear enough to find the light pole, sorry Chateau but the concrete looks like the park or is that stating the obvious  :lol:

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Re: TAR14 EP7: 'Gorilla? Gorilla?? Gorilla???' (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #261 on: March 29, 2009, 05:31:34 PM »
I think maybe that Margie has just made the second of two right turns. One of the main street into the park, and the second right turn in the park, to start the circle around the pond in the middle of the park to the gym. The ground to the left of Margie slopes down and I think that is to the pond.

So Chateau, I think she is just past where you  have the last red dot in the photo in Post 256 above and then turned right when she got to the circle road around the pond/lake.
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Re: TAR14 EP7: 'Gorilla? Gorilla?? Gorilla???' (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #262 on: March 29, 2009, 05:53:10 PM »
I think that is true too.  The vexing thing is that the GE image is so blurry and so old (2004) that I can't trust that it showing the current path around the pond.  GE does show what would be the massive light pole (that light pole also shows up in MapJack).  But the landscaping has been changed since 2004 (I suspect).  So I can't pinpoint the camera position with respect to the lamp pole.  If I could then I might be able to use the shadows at its base as a 'clock'.

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Re: TAR14 EP7: 'Gorilla? Gorilla?? Gorilla???' (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #263 on: March 29, 2009, 08:07:14 PM »
These shots were taken in this order between 11:48 am and 12:19 pm (assumes November 15th).
The first two are essentially at the same time.  See why!















So far so GOOD! Damn you are good! WTG Chateau!

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Re: TAR14 EP7: 'Gorilla? Gorilla?? Gorilla???' (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #264 on: March 29, 2009, 08:47:55 PM »
Outstanding job Chateau  :jumpy: :jumpy:  :jam: !!!

So i'm rewatching and will post some pictures ..

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Re: TAR14 EP7: 'Gorilla? Gorilla?? Gorilla???' (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #265 on: March 29, 2009, 08:51:08 PM »
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Re: TAR14 EP7: 'Gorilla? Gorilla?? Gorilla???' (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #266 on: March 29, 2009, 08:58:47 PM »
Wonderful, Chateau!

Does this have to do with our missing Roadblock or Fast Forward?
Phuket Sunshine Village Orphanage

And our production base?
Cape Panwa Resort and Hotel
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Re: TAR14 EP7: 'Gorilla? Gorilla?? Gorilla???' (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #267 on: March 29, 2009, 09:01:35 PM »
Tammy and Vics driver and the elephants  :lol:
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Re: TAR14 EP7: 'Gorilla? Gorilla?? Gorilla???' (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #268 on: March 29, 2009, 09:06:03 PM »
Just a thought looking at the pitstop pictures.  You'll notice Phil is looking down.  The only team that short is most likely Mark/Michael.  Perhaps Mark/Michael find out they're not last, but find out they've been given the time penalties.  Lakisha/Jen arrive last, but are saved based on Mark/Michael's penalties.   :duno:

Congratulations CABoxFan, you were the only one right on the button on who received the two penalties.  :jumpy:  You caught the fact that the eye-brow one was looking down at the team receiving the penalties. :jam:

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Re: TAR14 EP7: 'Gorilla? Gorilla?? Gorilla???' (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #269 on: March 29, 2009, 09:10:23 PM »
I will bow down to CABoSoxFan for catching that and being a fellow Red Sox fan.  :bow: :bow: :bow: :bow: :bow: :bow: :bow: :bow: :bow: :bow:
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Re: TAR14 EP7: 'Gorilla? Gorilla?? Gorilla???' (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #270 on: March 29, 2009, 09:16:48 PM »
detours

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Re: TAR14 EP7: 'Gorilla? Gorilla?? Gorilla???' (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #271 on: March 29, 2009, 09:21:25 PM »
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Re: TAR14 EP7: 'Gorilla? Gorilla?? Gorilla???' (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #272 on: March 29, 2009, 09:25:00 PM »
I was able to use the MapJack images to construct the shadow cast by the Tsunami warning speakers.  It ends at the white arrow painted on the street and under the truck tire in the MapJack image below.

This shot was taken between 10:10 and 10:30 am (assumes November 15th).






"It's bloody PATONG."

So this had to have had something to do with the Roadblock.  I haven't seen the epi yet.
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Re: TAR14 EP7: 'Gorilla? Gorilla?? Gorilla???' (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #273 on: March 29, 2009, 09:28:40 PM »
Rickshaw Detour started at Wat Mongkol Nimit. The traffic warden was right!

(I remember the Shell station across the street!)
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Re: TAR14 EP7: 'Gorilla? Gorilla?? Gorilla???' (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #274 on: March 29, 2009, 09:29:03 PM »
DO you want to know? :lol:
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