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Re: Amazing Race 17 LIVE Sightings! Tweets Go here please! *read post 1*
« Reply #450 on: June 09, 2010, 02:00:39 PM »
found this in FB

" Awesome day! the Amazing race went through here today! pretty cool"

apparently this guy is in Dongducheon, Korea... dont know if it's TAR or TARA or neither

I checked facebook and there is no post, twitter doesn't have anything either!   :duno:


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Re: Amazing Race 17 LIVE Sightings! Tweets Go here please! *read post 1*
« Reply #451 on: June 09, 2010, 02:11:59 PM »
found this in FB

" Awesome day! the Amazing race went through here today! pretty cool"

apparently this guy is in Dongducheon, Korea... dont know if it's TAR or TARA or neither

I checked facebook and there is no post, twitter doesn't have anything either!   :duno:
Its there - just hard to find. ???
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Re: Amazing Race 17 LIVE Sightings! Tweets Go here please! *read post 1*
« Reply #452 on: June 09, 2010, 02:40:39 PM »
Hey, i haven't been in contact with the poster, but I sent the link to peach, and decided to leave to the experts.

What I was thinking is that it is not a coincidence that we have 3 races going on all at once. I mean think about it, TAR goes to Asia while TARA is going on, and then it could cross to Latin America while TARLA is going on. Besides apparently TARLA started in Mexico and it's making its way down. So it could be very easy to confuse the races with each other in both cases. Just my two cents.

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Re: Amazing Race 17 LIVE Sightings! Tweets Go here please! *read post 1*
« Reply #453 on: June 09, 2010, 06:48:45 PM »
Okay...if TARA 4 has not yet started (possibly)...then this sighting would have to be TAR 17.

I like the idea of this being the Marine involvement! :hearts:

So apprently they may be here?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Camp_Casey,_South_Korea

awaiting more info...
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Re: Amazing Race 17 LIVE Sightings! Tweets Go here please! *read post 1*
« Reply #454 on: June 09, 2010, 07:08:44 PM »
Hey, i haven't been in contact with the poster, but I sent the link to peach, and decided to leave to the experts.

What I was thinking is that it is not a coincidence that we have 3 races going on all at once. I mean think about it, TAR goes to Asia while TARA is going on, and then it could cross to Latin America while TARLA is going on. Besides apparently TARLA started in Mexico and it's making its way down. So it could be very easy to confuse the races with each other in both cases. Just my two cents.

I wouldn't worry about TARLA, they can't go out of North-Central-South America (visa issues), so they can be discarded from any other continent sighting.
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« Reply #455 on: June 09, 2010, 09:28:49 PM »
Okay...if TARA 4 has not yet started (possibly)...then this sighting would have to be TAR 17.

I like the idea of this being the Marine involvement! :hearts:

So apprently they may be here?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Camp_Casey,_South_Korea

awaiting more info...

That's a big jump and does open the possibility of Oceania.
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Re: Amazing Race 17 LIVE Sightings! Tweets Go here please! *read post 1*
« Reply #456 on: June 09, 2010, 09:40:05 PM »
The story that mentions the possible Marines involvement with TAR in 2010 is still available. It's mentioned at the very end of the story.

http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/news/2010/01/marines_ontap_010110w/

However, after doing further research, I find that while the US has 28,500 soldiers stationed in South Korea, less than 250 are Marines. They are stationed at Camp Mujuk which is at Pohang on the east coast of South Korea and not particularly near Dongducheon. I wouldn't completely rule out TAR doing something with Marines in South Korea as they apparently fly Marines in periodically for exercises, but involvement with the US Army or US Air Force seems much more likely since they have about 28,000 of the 28,500 troops stationed there. This might be one of those cases where we won't have any evidence until the weekly previews get released by CBS.



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« Reply #457 on: June 09, 2010, 11:50:42 PM »
The story that mentions the possible Marines involvement with TAR in 2010 is still available. It's mentioned at the very end of the story.

http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/news/2010/01/marines_ontap_010110w/

However, after doing further research, I find that while the US has 28,500 soldiers stationed in South Korea, less than 250 are Marines. They are stationed at Camp Mujuk which is at Pohang on the east coast of South Korea and not particularly near Dongducheon. I wouldn't completely rule out TAR doing something with Marines in South Korea as they apparently fly Marines in periodically for exercises, but involvement with the US Army or US Air Force seems much more likely since they have about 28,000 of the 28,500 troops stationed there. This might be one of those cases where we won't have any evidence until the weekly previews get released by CBS.




The article on the link says "possible Marine appearences"  there is a chance that it may not happen due to the article was out in January and changes can occur between when it was publish til now.  Keep reading military news articles online or lookup U.S. military bases news and see what is going on.

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Re: Amazing Race 17 LIVE Sightings! Tweets Go here please! *read post 1*
« Reply #458 on: June 10, 2010, 04:57:38 AM »
Okay...if TARA 4 has not yet started (possibly)...then this sighting would have to be TAR 17.

I like the idea of this being the Marine involvement! :hearts:

So apprently they may be here?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Camp_Casey,_South_Korea

awaiting more info...

Two things:

It is not TARA...

And heard back again from the source:

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Near the Boeson Station in DoUngduchon area at Camp Casey

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Apparently that was an advance crew....
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Re: Amazing Race 17 LIVE Sightings! Tweets Go here please! *read post 1*
« Reply #459 on: June 10, 2010, 10:15:59 AM »
An advance crew? Does that mean a crew that comes to set up the challenges or does it mean an "advanced" crew? ???
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Re: Amazing Race 17 LIVE Sightings! Tweets Go here please! *read post 1*
« Reply #460 on: June 10, 2010, 01:18:54 PM »
An advance crew? Does that mean a crew that comes to set up the challenges or does it mean an "advanced" crew? ???

The source believes that since it is a millitary base, that they were required to have a "rehersal". Real event not happening this week.
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Re: Amazing Race 17 LIVE Sightings! Tweets Go here please! *read post 1*
« Reply #461 on: June 10, 2010, 02:16:10 PM »
 
This was a facebook post (name withheld for privacy)approx. 7 hours ago:

reality show american amazing race di departure hall airport oman wawancara ama peserta nya selama 5menit .... uda gitu pake hrs sign jg lg....lumayan wajah msk acara tv negara paman sam .... hehehe ( katrok abiesss )

google translation:  overnight shooting taxable american reality show Amazing Race in Oman's airport departure hall during his interview participants 5menit ama .... uda pake hrs so sign jg lg inbox .... pretty face tv shows uncle sam country 

follow up post indicates contestants were looking for flight to bangladesh (also from google translation) :duno:


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Re: Amazing Race 17 LIVE Sightings! Tweets Go here please! *read post 1*
« Reply #462 on: June 10, 2010, 02:38:32 PM »
I sure hope someone can translate this!! :jumpy:
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Re: Amazing Race 17 LIVE Sightings! Tweets Go here please! *read post 1*
« Reply #463 on: June 10, 2010, 04:58:25 PM »
reality show american amazing race di departure hall airport oman wawancara ama peserta nya selama 5menit .... uda gitu pake hrs sign jg lg....lumayan wajah msk acara tv negara paman sam .... hehehe ( katrok abiesss )

Looks like Bahasa Melayu... I'll ask my friend for help, but in the meantime:
wawancara = interview
peserta = participant
selama 5 menit = for 5 minutes
lg = lagi? = more
lumayan = more than enough
wajah = face
msk = masuk? = enter
acara = programme
negara paman sam = Uncle Sam's country = USA
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Re: Amazing Race 17 LIVE Sightings! Tweets Go here please! *read post 1*
« Reply #464 on: June 10, 2010, 05:14:50 PM »

This was a facebook post (name withheld for privacy)approx. 7 hours ago:

reality show american amazing race di departure hall airport oman wawancara ama peserta nya selama 5menit .... uda gitu pake hrs sign jg lg....lumayan wajah msk acara tv negara paman sam .... hehehe ( katrok abiesss )

google translation:  overnight shooting taxable american reality show Amazing Race in Oman's airport departure hall during his interview participants 5menit ama .... uda pake hrs so sign jg lg inbox .... pretty face tv shows uncle sam country  

follow up post indicates contestants were looking for flight to bangladesh (also from google translation) :duno:



ok I'm Indonesian so I'll translate: "Interview (he probably meant having a convo) for 5 minutes with the teams of the American reality show The Amazing Race in the departure hall of the Oman airport. Then I have to sign something (most likely the waiver). Not bad, I'll be on American tv". If you want, I can ask him additional details in Indonesian. PM me the name. Oh & I would need tips on what questions to ask aside from team colors & physical characteristics.
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Re: Amazing Race 17 LIVE Sightings! Tweets Go here please! *read post 1*
« Reply #465 on: June 10, 2010, 05:28:05 PM »

This was a facebook post (name withheld for privacy)approx. 7 hours ago:

reality show american amazing race di departure hall airport oman wawancara ama peserta nya selama 5menit .... uda gitu pake hrs sign jg lg....lumayan wajah msk acara tv negara paman sam .... hehehe ( katrok abiesss )

google translation:  overnight shooting taxable american reality show Amazing Race in Oman's airport departure hall during his interview participants 5menit ama .... uda pake hrs so sign jg lg inbox .... pretty face tv shows uncle sam country  

follow up post indicates contestants were looking for flight to bangladesh (also from google translation) :duno:



ok I'm Indonesian so I'll translate: "Interview (he probably meant having a convo) for 5 minutes with the teams of the American reality show The Amazing Race in the departure hall of the Oman airport. Then I have to sign something (most likely the waiver). Not bad, I'll be on American tv". If you want, I can ask him additional details in Indonesian. PM me the name. Oh & I would need tips on what questions to ask aside from team colors & physical characteristics.

So Oman is either a leg or a tranist point?

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Re: Amazing Race 17 LIVE Sightings! Tweets Go here please! *read post 1*
« Reply #466 on: June 10, 2010, 05:29:18 PM »

This was a facebook post (name withheld for privacy)approx. 7 hours ago:

reality show american amazing race di departure hall airport oman wawancara ama peserta nya selama 5menit .... uda gitu pake hrs sign jg lg....lumayan wajah msk acara tv negara paman sam .... hehehe ( katrok abiesss )

google translation:  overnight shooting taxable american reality show Amazing Race in Oman's airport departure hall during his interview participants 5menit ama .... uda pake hrs so sign jg lg inbox .... pretty face tv shows uncle sam country  

follow up post indicates contestants were looking for flight to bangladesh (also from google translation) :duno:



ok I'm Indonesian so I'll translate: "Interview (he probably meant having a convo) for 5 minutes with the teams of the American reality show The Amazing Race in the departure hall of the Oman airport. Then I have to sign something (most likely the waiver). Not bad, I'll be on American tv". If you want, I can ask him additional details in Indonesian. PM me the name. Oh & I would need tips on what questions to ask aside from team colors & physical characteristics.

So Oman is either a leg or a tranist point?
Ooh, maybe that's the Middle East country's leg before heading for Bangladesh!  I hope so, because we haven't seen Oman since TAR9!  (Still remembering Fran & Barry's win with fondness.)

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Re: Amazing Race 17 LIVE Sightings! Tweets Go here please! *read post 1*
« Reply #467 on: June 10, 2010, 05:41:41 PM »
Oman! this would be the 2nd time they visited the country in our race.  They visited countries that were visted once before and they return to them again.
TAR3/TAR16 (Singapore)
TAR13/TAR15 (Cambodia)
TAR3/TAR10 (Spain, Morocco)
TAR3/TAR14 (Switzerland)
TAR5/TAR15 (United Arab Emirates)
TAR5/TAR11 (Tanzania)
TAR5/TAR8 (Canada)


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Re: Amazing Race 17 LIVE Sightings! Tweets Go here please! *read post 1*
« Reply #468 on: June 10, 2010, 06:03:00 PM »
The guy in Oman just got back to me, he said he was talking to the turquoise team. He spotted a girl-girl team, but he wasn't sure whether it was the blue or the pink team, since they were far away.
He bumped into them 2 days ago, at nighttime.
Chad & Stephanie asked about the earliest flight to Bangladesh. They told him they're in a race & would lose if they can't get anything within 8 hours.
Anything else I should ask him about?

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« Reply #469 on: June 10, 2010, 06:25:06 PM »
Never know.  The girls could've been the green ones.

So Chad & Stephanie are still in.  Officially, she lasted longer than the last Stephanie.  Points for anyone who remembers who that was.

The girls in green are both blonde. He said he saw a girl-girl team, one dark haired, the other a blonde.
Oh.  Definitely either blue or pink, then.

Just hoping the green ones are still around, I guess.

Oh!  Ask if the dark-haired girl had short or long hair.  Short means it's the pink girls.  Long means it's the blue girls.

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« Reply #470 on: June 10, 2010, 07:41:57 PM »

So Chad & Stephanie are still in.  Officially, she lasted longer than the last Stephanie.  Points for anyone who remembers who that was.

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« Reply #471 on: June 10, 2010, 10:30:46 PM »
From Facebook: (name) So yesterday I got to be apart of the amazing race and give one of the teams a ride to there next stop.

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(name) So yesterday I got to be apart of the amazing race and give one of the teams a ride to there next stop.
9 hours ago via Facebook for iPhone
6 hours ago  we were driving down pacific and my girl wanted a drink so i pulled over and they were standing at a bus stop they asked us where the olympic statue is that is at english bay. so we offered them a ride. hopefully they won!!!!!
about an hour ago  no it was the canadian one. i wish!!!!!

have no idea what he means...but not us anyway.

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« Reply #472 on: June 10, 2010, 10:59:06 PM »

Oh!  Ask if the dark-haired girl had short or long hair.  Short means it's the pink girls.  Long means it's the blue girls.

Not short hair...just tucked back.

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Re: Amazing Race 17 LIVE Sightings! Tweets Go here please! *read post 1*
« Reply #473 on: June 10, 2010, 11:20:25 PM »
This was on Facebook an hour ago:

So, guess ill be in the next Amazing Race. Teams coming threw on Monday

the Amazing Race, the TV show. teams are comin threw CP Casey to a Tae Kwon Do demonstration were they will get their next clue. ill be in the ranks of the TKD formation


The guy who posted this seems to be in the military, based in S Korea.

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« Reply #474 on: June 10, 2010, 11:21:51 PM »
From Facebook: (name) So yesterday I got to be apart of the amazing race and give one of the teams a ride to there next stop.

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(name) So yesterday I got to be apart of the amazing race and give one of the teams a ride to there next stop.
9 hours ago via Facebook for iPhone
6 hours ago  we were driving down pacific and my girl wanted a drink so i pulled over and they were standing at a bus stop they asked us where the olympic statue is that is at english bay. so we offered them a ride. hopefully they won!!!!!
about an hour ago  no it was the canadian one. i wish!!!!!

have no idea what he means...but not us anyway.

There's an English Bay in Vancouver, BC. It's probably some local Vancouver Amazing Race.


 

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