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Pic! Does look like Gate 7*B?

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Twitter is lit up! Keep the amazing race sightings coming guys!

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I should be able to narrow this down, but the preliminaries, flights leaving in the vicinity of the London flight:

Denver UA24 1145 Gate 75A
Tokyo UA891 1313 Gate 76
Chicago UA843 1332 Gate 75A
New York UA890 1340 Gate 75B
Kahului UA47 1447 Gate 75B
San Francisco UA806 1448 Gate 75A 
Denver UA748 1449 Gate 76
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dslaybaugh: Here @ LAX & a couple from the show "Amazing Race" came rushing to the AA counter. Cameras & all. How fun

I think roflitsmel flies to London via Newark/Miami/Chicago/Toronto or (most likely) JFK with AA. And teams are flying to the destination Unknown with the same AA flight. We need to contact roflitsmel and ask for more info.  :yess:

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Japan it is http://twitpic.com/ashyf (picture in the contestant thread)



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This will teach them not to start in Los Angeles again! :lol:
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 Congrats to our man in the field (and jealous as all hell), can't wait to see what goodies you bring home on this one.

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AA flies out of Terminal 4 at LAX

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      The amazing race teams are leaving LAX going to either tokyo or bangkok... the flight is stopping in both cities i think

less than a minute ago from txt

http://twitter.com/roflitsmel
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      Just boarded the Amazing Race to Tokyo. What season are they in now? Does anybody know?

2 minutes ago from mobile web
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Because the detectives are so freaking efficient... :tup:

(I'd love to see Phil and Bertram's faces.)

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gvelita seems like a United Airlines worker given an older tweet from 6/21: "Dennis [sic] Richards looked cute boarding UA flight to Maui with familia". Could be wrong
« Last Edit: July 18, 2009, 03:19:56 PM by firsttime2233 »

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Way to go.
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Cool
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The Amazing Race 15 Location Spoilers
« Reply #39 on: July 18, 2009, 06:18:35 PM »
Okay.  I guess I will get the ball rolling:

Teams are on two flights out of LAX to Tokyo.

The best flight is American Airlines 169 leaving LAX at 12:45 pm and arriving at Tokyo NRT at 4:00 pm.

(there is a second code-shared AA flight but its arrival time is not consistent with "and they're only 30 minutes apart" overheard in shuttle regarding the arrival times of UA versus AA)

The other flight is United Airlines 891 leaving LAX at 1:13 pm and arriving NRT at 4:30 pm.



I only got a display capture for the United flight:
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Re: Th Amazing Race 15 Location Spoliers
« Reply #40 on: July 18, 2009, 07:28:13 PM »
It's looking like there was a small startline task that teams had to complete before getting their clues:
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Re: Th Amazing Race 15 Location Spoliers
« Reply #41 on: July 18, 2009, 07:33:37 PM »
 :yess:  :tup:  :wohoo: Great job! Thanks for all the work you've done and for all the hours you've put in. I wish I could have been there today (I'm sure Peach feels the same). And big thanks to caper  :waves:  for the spot-on spoiler.

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Re: The Amazing Race 15 Location Spoilers
« Reply #42 on: July 19, 2009, 12:43:23 AM »
Do we have any RFFers in Tokyo right now??  If you want to help with the fun, PM me asap!! :yess:
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The Plane has landed!!  :jumpy:
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      Made it to Japan. Amazing Race ran off the plane!

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Re: The Amazing Race 15 Location Spoilers
« Reply #44 on: July 19, 2009, 01:40:56 PM »

Another tweet a few minutes ago...
 TheAmazingRaceF: A local guy told me that The Amazing Race is coming to Kuta Beach(Bali)
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http://twitter.com/TheAmazingRaceF
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Re: The Amazing Race 15 Location Spoilers
« Reply #45 on: July 19, 2009, 01:52:54 PM »
Would love Bali, but after this week Indonesia doesn't seem like the place to be....   :(
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Re: The Amazing Race 15 Location Spoilers
« Reply #46 on: July 19, 2009, 02:04:56 PM »
Would love Bali, but after this week Indonesia doesn't seem like the place to be....   :(

The bombing in Jakarta is terrible and I give my grieving to the people hurt in the attack.  But this took place inside the capital city of Indonesia.  Last time I checked, Bali was attacked by bombings several years ago and nothing bad has happened since then.  So Bali is safe for teams if they ventured out to the countryside like to the open beaches, forests, parklands, and ancient temples/shrines.  Indonesia is safe because their government is trying hard as they can to make it a safe for tourists to enjoy the hospitallity of the islands.

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Re: The Amazing Race 15 Location Spoilers
« Reply #47 on: July 19, 2009, 04:25:35 PM »
We believe that teams left Narita by TAXI and proceded onto Shiba Park and Tokyo Tower.



They may have been looking for a "studio"  "green room" within Tokyo Towers.

The only "green room" reference I can find is for a Tokyo Tower Lounge by Curiousity, a studio house design featuring a contemporary green motif.



While the observation deck is open until 945 PM, which the racers should have been easily able to make after their 4-ish plane arrivals... I am not sure of the hours that the lounge is open? It is located on the 54th floor. General tower hours are 9AM-8PM.

The hours of op could determine if they would be sleeping in the Park or heading for another clue... :lol3:

And hopefully they all changed lots of $$, as the fixed taxi fare from Narita to that area would be Y210,000, which would be approx $200.
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Re: The Amazing Race 15 Location Spoilers
« Reply #48 on: July 19, 2009, 08:46:56 PM »
http://www.tokyotower.co.jp/english/05_info/index.html

Wonder if teams needed to pay their entrance fees? 1640 yen for both adults. Their opening hours are 9am to 10pm, so i think every team should be able to make it to the tower within the time limit.
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Re: The Amazing Race 15 Location Spoilers
« Reply #49 on: July 19, 2009, 09:00:09 PM »
We believe that teams left Narita by TAXI and proceded onto Shiba Park and Tokyo Tower.



They may have been looking for a "studio"  "green room" within Tokyo Towers.

The only "green room" reference I can find is for a Tokyo Tower Lounge by Curiousity, a studio house design featuring a contemporary green motif.



While the observation deck is open until 945 PM, which the racers should have been easily able to make after their 4-ish plane arrivals... I am not sure of the hours that the lounge is open? It is located on the 54th floor. General tower hours are 9AM-8PM.

The hours of op could determine if they would be sleeping in the Park or heading for another clue... :lol3:

And hopefully they all changed lots of $$, as the fixed taxi fare from Narita to that area would be Y210,000, which would be approx $200.
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If TPTB are trying to save money, taking a taxi from NRT to Tokyo proper sure isn't the way to do it. 


 

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