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The Amazing Race 18 TIMELINE/Spoiler Summary Thread
« on: November 05, 2010, 08:59:32 AM »
ROUTE SUMMARY

EP01: Palm Springs, California (USA) to Manly, Australia (via Sydney, Australia)
EVIDENCE: Abundant photography! See Coutzy's full album here!

Film Date: NOV 20-22
Air Date: FEB 20

Leg Route/Tasks:
STARTING LINE: Whitewater Canyon Windmill Farm, Palm Springs, California (USA) (Source) near corner of 16th Ave. and Rock Mine Rd. (Source)
TASK: Find paper airplane with the words Queensland and Northern Territory Aerial Services (Source)

ROUTE INFO: Travel to LAX and fly to Sydney, Australia
FLIGHT INFO: QF12 (DEP; ARR 9:59am) for Margie/Luke, Jaime/Cara, Jet/Cord, Ron/Christina, Kent/Vyxsin, Zev/Justin, Mel/Mike, Herb/Nate; QF108 (DEP 11:50pm; ARR 9:56am) for Gary/Mallory, Amanda/Kris, Jen/LaKisha
LAX EVIDENCE: Sightings/tweets (Source 1), (Source 2), (Source 3),
SYDNEY DESTINATION EVIDENCE: Kent/Vyxsin spotted buying Australia reference guide at LAX (Source), gate sightings at LAX (Source), airport sightings in Sydney (Source 1), (Source 2), (Amanda/Kris Photo at LAX)
TIMING: Jen/LaKisha leave airport at 10:19am followed by Amanda/Kris; Gary/Mallory IN airport at 10:30am

ROUTE INFO/DETOUR?: Domestic train from airport to Circular Quay and on to Harbour Bridge; collect clue at tall ship outside Waterfront Restaurant (The Rocks at Campbell's Cove)
EVIDENCE: Multiple sightings at Ciruclar Quay (Source 1), (Source 2), (Source 3), (Video 1), live sightings at bridge (Source 1), (Source 2); local info concerning destination (Source 1), (Source 2), (Source 3), sighting of set up (Source), (Photos 1)
TIMING: Some teams present between 10:59 and 11:13am, Herb/Nate spotted at Harbour Bridge between 11:18am and 11:23am, behind a few other teams (Source); Margie/Luke and Jaime/Cara spotted at Circular Quay around 11:30am, Zev/Justin spotted ahead of Margie/Luke & Jaime/Cara and Kent/Vyxsin, Mel/Mike, & Ron/Christina spotted behind (Source);

ROUTE INFO: Travel by ferry to Manly (ferries depart every half hour); some teams on site approximately 12:13pm
EVIDENCE: Sighting (Source 1), (Source 2), (Source 3), (Source 4), (Source 5)
TEAMS ON FERRY 1 (11:15-20am): Amanda/Kris, Gary/Mallory, LaKisha/Jen (Source)
TEAMS ON FERRY 2: Herb/Nate, Margie/Luke, Jaime/Cara, Zev/Justin, Kent/Vyxsin, Ron/Christina, Mel/Mike (Source), (Video 1)
TEAMS ON FERRY 3: Jet/Cord (Source)

ROADBLOCK?: Swimming task at Ocean World in Manly (likely at Shark Dive XTreme) to obtain metallic object?
EVIDENCE: Live information (Source 1), (Source 2), (Source 3)
TIMING: Gary Mallory 1st (at Ocean World at 11:52am; depart 1st at 12:55pm) Amanda/Kris 2nd (departing at 1:14pm), LaKisha/Jen 3rd (departing at 1:14pm); Jaime/Cara, Herb/Nate, Margie/Luke, Kent/Vyxsin, Zev/Justin arrive in Manly at 12:38pm; Mel/Mike and Ron/Christina arrive next at 12:44pm, Jet/Cord arrive in last at 1:03pm; Zev/Justin depart at 1:25pm; Margie/Luke, Jaime/Cara, and Herb/Nate depart 1:40pm (Margie/Luke and Jaime/Cara return at 1:45pm for directions); Jet/Cord depart 1:54pm (Source 1), (Source 2), (Source 3), teams arriving mostly between 12:00pm and 1:57pm, see Source for more details (Source 4), (Source 5: Play-By-Play Details), ( Cluebox Photo), (Kent/Vyxsin Photo), (Jen/LaKisha Photo), (Photo 1), (Photos 2)

ROUTE INFO: Travel by taxi to Manly Yacht Club, perform sailing task 200 meters from dock
EVIDENCE: Live information (Source), (Source 2),  (Source 3),
TIMING: Jaime/Cara and Margie/Luke working together at club

FALSE PIT STOP: Shelley Beach/Cabbage Tree Bay
EVIDENCE: Live information (Source 1), (Source 2)
TIMING: Gary/Mallory arrive, Amanda/Kris en route (approximately 2:15pm) and arrive shortly after, Jen/LaKisha arrive 2:31pm, turn back, and return (Source 1), (Source 2), Zev/Justin arrive 2:38pm (Source), Herb/Nate arrive 2:59pm (Source), Jaime/Cara arrive 3:03pm (Source), Margie/Luke arrive 3:09pm (Source), Ron/Christina arrive 3:14pm with Mel/Mike close behind (Source), Kent/Vyxsin arrive 3:32pm (Source)

ROUTE INFO: Continue on to next location in Sydney (TBC)
EVIDENCE: Phil seen taking clue from under mat (Source), confirmed by local insider (Source), (Photos)

POSSIBLE OTHER LOCATIONS/TASKS THIS LEG

Bridge climb and/or tasks around Pitt Street/Castlereigh Street area
EVIDENCE: Information from teams' travel book (Source)

Travel by train/ferry (?) to Lavender Bay
EVIDENCE: Sighting by station manager, others (Source 1), (Source 2), (Source 3)

Tasks at/around Darling Harbour
EVIDENCE: Possible sighting (Source)

Safe from Elimination at End of Leg: Everyone (TBC)



EP02: Sydney, Australia to Broken Hill, Australia

Film Date: NOV 23
Air Date: FEB 27

Leg Route/Tasks:
ROUTE INFO: Travel by ferry to Sydney
EVIDENCE: Live information (Source)
TIMING: Kent/Vyxsin on ferry at 4:39pm

ROUTE INFO: Find "To Sail To Stop" sculpture at Town Hall and receive next-day flight times (6:00am or 6:30am)
EVIDENCE: Local information (Source); teams spotted en route at different locations (Gary/Mallory on Pyrmont Bridge, Gary/Mallory and Ron/Chris at Marriott Hotel) (Source 1), (Source 2), (Source 3), (Video 1)
TIMING: All teams at Town Hall simultaneously except Jet/Cord (Source), (Photos 1), (Photos 2), (Photos 3), (Photos 4), (Photos 5)
6:00AM DEPARTURE TIME: Jen/LaKisha, Mike/Mel, Jamie/Cara, Margie/Luke, Zev/Justin, Kent/Vyxsin (Source)
6:30AM DEPARTURE TIME: Herb/Nate, Ron/Christina, Gary/Mallory, Amanda/Kris, Jet/Cord (Source)

ROUTE INFO: Fly to Broken Hill, Australia
EVIDENCE: Local information (Source 1), (Photos 1), (Photo 2)
TIMING: Jen/LaKisha, Mel/Mike, Margie/Luke, Jaime/Cara, Kent/Vyxsin, Zev/Justin on ZL9578 (DEP 6:05am; ARR 7:55am); Herb/Nate, Ron/Christina, Amanda/Kris, Gary/Mallory, Jet/Cord on ZL9596 (DEP 6:30am; ARR 8:20am), additional timing information from eyewitness (Source)

ROUTE INFO: Drive yourselves to Living Desert Flora & Fauna Sanctuary in Broken Hill
EVIDENCE: Sightings with confirmation (Source 1), (Source 2), (Source 3), photos of teams heading toward vehicles for self-driving (Source)

ROUTE INFO: Find Memorial Oval
EVIDENCE: TV Tonight information (Source)

DETOUR?: Dress as kangaroos and hop around town OR...
EVIDENCE: Sighting of racers dressed as kangaroos hopping on Gypsum Street, with task ending on Mercury Street (Source 1), (Source 2)

PIT STOP: Junction Mine (Possible overnight stay)
EVIDENCE: Local information ((Source 1), Source 2), (Photo 1), (Photo 2)

POSSIBLE OTHER LOCATIONS/TASKS THIS LEG
Outdoor red sand cluebox in Broken Hill - Location unknown
EVIDENCE: Sighting with video (Source)

Safe from Elimination at End of Leg: Zev/Justin, Herb/Nate, Jet/Cord, Margie/Luke, LaKisha/Jen, Mel/Mike, Kent/Vyxsin, Jamie/Cara, Gary/Mallory, Ron/Christina
Possibly Eliminated: Amanda/Kris





EP03: Broken Hill, Australia to Tokyo, Japan via Sydney, Australia

Film Date: NOV 24-25
Air Date: MAR 6

Leg Route/Tasks:
ROUTE INFO: Travel by train to Sydney, Australia during Pit Stop (Indian Pacific, ARR 10:15 AM 11/24); teams released sequentially from train station
EVIDENCE: Sightings (Source 1), (Source 2), (Source 3), (Source 4),  (Photos 1), (Video 1), (Video 1 Caps), (Video 2), (Videos 3), (Video 4)
TIMING: Zev/Justin released apx 12:00pm; Herb/Nate released apx 12:10pm; Jet/Cord released apx 12:11pm; Margie/Luke released apx 12:12 pm; LaKisha/Jen released apx 12:13 pm; Mel and Mike released; Kent/Vyxsin released; Jamie/Cara released; Gary/Mallory released; Ron/Christina released apx 12:25pm (Source 1), (Source 2), (Zev/Justin at Pit Start)

ROUTE INFO: Make your way to SYD and fly to Tokyo, Japan
FLIGHT INFO: Teams aboard QF21 (DEP; ARR 6:13AM) (Gary/Mallory, Herb/Nate, LaKisha/Jen, Jet/Cord, Ron/Christina) and CX524 (DEP; ARR 7:32AM) (Zev/Justin, Margie/Luke, Jaime/Cara, Kent/Vyxsin, Mel/Mike) (Source 1), (Source 2), (Source 3), (Source 4)
EVIDENCE: Sightings at airport (Source 1), (Source 2), (Source 3), (Source 4), (Photo 1), (Photo 2), (Photo 3), (Photos 4 with Destination Confirmation), (Photo 5)
TIMING: Kent/Vyxsin, Margie/Luke, Zev/Justin, Jamie/Cara (and 1-2 other teams) spotted together at NRT (Source 1), (Source 2), (Source 3), (Source 4)

ROUTE INFO: Find Tsurugaoka Hachiman-gu Shrine
EVIDENCE: Sighting of Jet/Cord, LaKisha/Jen, Kent/Vyxsin, Margie/Luke apx 1:30 pm 11/25 (Source), (Photos 1)

DETOUR?/ROADBLOCK?: Ritual with frigid waters of Mount Fuji
EVIDENCE: Press release (Source)

Safe from Elimination at End of Leg (IN NO PARTICULAR ORDER): Ron/Christina, Gary/Mallory, LaKisha/Jen, Jet/Cord, Zev/Justin, Kent/Vyxsin, Herb/Nate, Margie/Luke, Jaime/Cara
Possibly Eliminated: Mel/Mike




EP04: Tokyo, Japan to Lijiang, China

Film Date: NOV 27-28
Air Date: MAR 13

Leg Route/Tasks:
ROUTE INFO: Fly to Kunming, China and travel by train to Lijiang
EVIDENCE: Ron/Christina, Gary/Mallory, and LaKisha/Jen spotted in Kunming airport (Source) (Photos); Jet/Cord spotted at Kinming airport apx 7:30pm (Photo); Gary/Mallory spotted on train (L9032/L9033) from Kunming to Lijiang arriving apx 5:38am 11/28 (Source); Jet/Cord spotted at train station (Source 1), (Source 2)
TIMING: Jaime/Cara and Jet/Cord on same train (Source)

ROUTE INFO: Travel to Lijiang Ancient City
EVIDENCE: Local information (Source); Production sightings (Photos), (Video); Zev/Justin spotted on Square Street (Photo), (Map) possibly in last place with no money or Express Pass (Source 1), (Source 2); Kent/Vyxsin spotted just north of Sifangjie Plaza on Square Street (Photos), (Map)

DETOUR/ROADBLOCK?: Task involving Naxi customs?
EVIDENCE: Tourist blog (Source)

DETOUR?: Puzzle task involving putting a slip of paper in a box
EVIDENCE: Witness (Source)

OTHER POSSIBLE DESTINATIONS: Stone Bridge? Food street?
EVIDENCE: Local sighting (Source)

PIT STOP: Wangu Pavilion; Kent/Vyxsin last (NEL - 30 minute penalty for non-first place finish?)
EVIDENCE: Local information (Source 1), (Source 2)

POST PIT STOP FUN?: Dancing with locals in Sifangjie Plaza
EVIDENCE: Photos from local informant (Photo), (Source)
PERFORMED BY: Ron/Christina (Source), (Map)

ALSO SPOTTED THIS LEG: Herb/Nate (Source 1) (Source 2); Margie/Luke (Source); Cara/Jaime (Source); Kent/Vyxsin (Source)

Safe from Elimination at End of Leg (IN NO PARTICULAR ORDER): Ron/Christina, Gary/Mallory, LaKisha/Jen, Jet/Cord, Zev/Justin, Kent/Vyxsin, Herb/Nate, Margie/Luke, Jaime/Cara
Possibly Eliminated: NEL




EP05: Lijiang, China to Kunming, China

Film Date: NOV 29
Air Date: MAR 20

Leg Route/Tasks:
ROUTE INFO: Travel by train to Kunming, China; teams arrive 5:18 AM 11/29 (Source 1), (Source 2); Gary/Mallory and Jaime/Cara spotted (Source)

ROUTE INFO: Find Dounan Flower Market
EVIDENCE: Local information (Source)

ROUTE INFO: Find Golden Horse and Jade Rooster Archway, receive DETOUR options
EVIDENCE: Local information (Source 1), (Source 2)

U-TURN?: Possible U-Turn this leg? (Source)

PIT STOP: Green Lake Park
EVIDENCE: Local information (Source)
TIMING: Jet/Cord, Gary/Mallory, Margie/Luke, LaKisha/Jen (1:31pm), Kent/Vyxsin (not first, receive penalty) (1:53pm) (Photo), Herb/Nate (2:00pm), Ron/Christina (2:16pm), Zev/Justin (2:16pm), Jaime/Cara (3:51pm) (Photos 1), (Photo 2); (Source)

Safe from Elimination at End of Leg: Jet/Cord, Gary/Mallory, Margie/Luke, LaKisha/Jen, Kent/Vyxsin, Herb/Nate, Ron/Christina, Zev/Justin
Possibly Eliminated: Jaime/Cara




EP06: Kunming, China to Kolkata, India
EVIDENCE: Tweet (Source); sighting on departure (Source)

Film Date: NOV 30-DEC 1-ish
Air Date: MAR 27

Leg Route/Tasks: UNKNOWN

Safe from Elimination at End of Leg: Gary/Mallory (Source), Jet/Cord (Source), LaKisha/Jen (Source), Herb/Nate
TIMING: Gary/Mallory likely first (Source); at start of next leg, Jet/Cord through security at CCU while LaKisha/Jen still buying tickets (Source)

Possibly Eliminated: UNKNOWN




EP07: Kolkata, India to Varanasi, India
EVIDENCE: Teams seen in departure area of CCU (Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport) on 12/2 (Source) at apx 3:10pm (Source); Jen/LaKisha booking Kingfisher Airlines flight (Source)

Film Date: DEC 2-3ish?
Air Date: APR 3

Leg Route/Tasks: UNKNOWN

Safe from Elimination at End of Leg: Herb/Nate, Jen/LaKisha
Possibly Eliminated: UNKNOWN




EP08: Varanasi, India to Vienna, Austria
EVIDENCE: Jet/Cord seen in departure area in Delhi around midnight (12/5) (Source); sightings in Vienna (Source 1), (Source 2)

Film Date: DEC 5/6-ish
Air Date: APR 10

Leg Route/Tasks:
ROUTE INFO: Find mounument (close to a Christmas market)?
EVIDENCE: Sighting of Herb/Nate apx 11:30am 12/6 (Source)

ROUTE INFO: Travel by taxi to...
EVIDENCE: Tweet (Source)

ROADBLOCK?/DETOUR?: Possible food task on the Wiener Riesenrad
EVIDENCE: (Source)

ROADBLOCK?/DETOUR?: Possible task involving moving "Freud's couch" to University of Vienna
EVIDENCE: (Source)

Safe from Elimination at End of Leg: Jen/LaKisha
Possibly Eliminated: UNKNOWN




EP09: Vienna, Austria to Zermatt, Switzerland (via Liechtenstein)
EVIDENCE: Sighting on train (Source), insider info (Source)

Film Date: DEC 7-
Air Date: APR 17

Leg Route/Tasks:
ROUTE INFO: Travel by train to Liechtenstein?
EVIDENCE: (Source)

ROUTE INFO?: Measure precise length of Liechtenstein on mopeds
EVIDENCE: Press release (Source)

ROUTE INFO: Travel by train to Zurich (Source 1)
EVIDENCE: Jen/LaKisha (wearing blue) spotted around 1pm on 12/7 train from Chur to Zurich arriving at 1:48pm (Source 1), (Source 2), (Source 3)

Safe from Elimination at End of Leg: UNKNOWN
Possibly Eliminated: UNKNOWN




EP10: Zermatt, Switzerland
EVIDENCE: (Source)

Film Date: DEC 8-9ish
Air Date: APR 24

Leg Route/Tasks: UNKNOWN

Safe from Elimination at End of Leg: UNKNOWN
Possibly Eliminated: UNKNOWN




EP11: Zermatt, Switzerland to Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
EVIDENCE: (Source); Herb/Nate possibly spotted here (Source)

Film Date: DEC 10-11ish
Air Date: MAY 1

Leg Route/Tasks:
ROUTE INFO/ROADBLOCK/DETOUR?: Possible samba task
EVIDENCE: Tweet (Source)

PIT STOP: Possibly in Niteroi?
EVIDENCE: Tweet (Source)

OTHER INFO: Production staying in hotel in Copacabana?
EVIDENCE: Tweet (Source)


Safe from Elimination at End of Leg: UNKNOWN
Possibly Eliminated: UNKNOWN




EP12: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Pigeon Key, Florida (USA) (via Sao Paulo, Brazil and Miami, Florida (USA))
EVIDENCE: (Source)

Film Date: DEC 12-13
Air Date: MAY 8

Leg Route/Tasks:
ROUTE INFO: Fly to Miami, FL (USA); 9 of 11 teams on AA930 (ARR 9:36AM)
EVIDENCE: Teams photographed in airport (Source)

ROUTE INFO: Travel by taxi to Marine Stadium Marina; teams there apx 15-20 minutes
EVIDENCE: Filming permit, witnesses (Source)

ROADBLOCK: Travel by taxi to task in Key Largo
EVIDENCE: Witnesses (Source 1), (Source 2)

ROUTE INFO: Task in Big Pine Key
EVIDENCE: Witnesses (Source)

ROUTE INFO?: Task on Seven Mile Bridge
EVIDENCE: Blog (Source)

FINISH LINE: Pigeon Key
EVIDENCE: (Source), (Source 2)

Winners: UNKNOWN
« Last Edit: February 20, 2011, 12:59:57 AM by georgiapeach »


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Re: The Amazing Race 18 TIMELINE/Spoiler Summary Thread
« Reply #1 on: November 05, 2010, 08:59:48 AM »
TEAM SIGHTING SUMMARY:


Checks (:yes:) indicate a team is confirmed to have survived the leg indicated.
??? indicates a team was spotted on an indicated leg, but survival is uncertain.
 :toast indicates a team was most likely (in some cases certainly) eliminated on the leg indicated.
Parenthetical numbers after indicated legs show the believed place of finish for that leg, if known.




LaKISHA/JEN
:yes: EP01: Manly, Australia (3)
:yes: EP02: Broken Hill, Australia (5)
:yes: EP03: Tokyo, Japan
:yes: EP04: Lijiang, China
:yes: EP05: Kunming, China (4)
:yes: EP06: Kolkata, India
:yes: EP07: UNKNOWN (Likely India)
:yes: EP08: Vienna, Austria
???: EP09: Zermatt, Switzerland

HERB/NATE
:yes: EP01: Manly, Australia (5)
:yes: EP02: Broken Hill, Australia (2)
:yes: EP03: Tokyo, Japan
:yes: EP04: Lijiang, China
:yes: EP05: Kunming, China (6)
:yes: EP06: Kolkata, India
:yes: EP07: UNKNOWN (Likely India)
???: EP08: Vienna, Austria

JET/CORD
:yes: EP01: Manly, Australia (11)
:yes: EP02: Broken Hill, Australia (3)
:yes: EP03: Tokyo, Japan
:yes: EP04: Lijiang, China
:yes: EP05: Kunming, China (1)
:yes: EP06: Kolkata, India
:yes: EP07: UNKNOWN (Likely India)
???: EP08: Vienna, Austria

GARY/MALLORY
:yes: EP01: Manly, Australia (1)
:yes: EP02: Broken Hill, Australia (9)
:yes: EP03: Tokyo, Japan
:yes: EP04: Lijiang, China
:yes: EP05: Kunming, China (2)
:yes: EP06: Kolkata, India (1)

RON/CHRISTINA
:yes: EP01: Manly, Australia ( 8 )
:yes: EP02: Broken Hill, Australia (10)
:yes: EP03: Tokyo, Japan
:yes: EP04: Lijiang, China
:yes: EP05: Kunming, China (7)

KENT/VYXSIN
:yes: EP01: Manly, Australia (10)
:yes: EP02: Broken Hill, Australia (7)
:yes: EP03: Tokyo, Japan
:yes: EP04: Lijiang, China (9)
:yes: EP05: Kunming, China (5)

MARGIE/LUKE
:yes: EP01: Manly, Australia (7)
:yes: EP02: Broken Hill, Australia (4)
:yes: EP03: Tokyo, Japan
:yes: EP04: Lijiang, China
:yes: EP05: Kunming, China (3)

ZEV/JUSTIN
:yes: EP01: Manly, Australia (4)
:yes: EP02: Broken Hill, Australia (1)
:yes: EP03: Tokyo, Japan
:yes: EP04: Lijiang, China
:yes: EP05: Kunming, China ( 8 )

JAIME/CARA
:yes: EP01: Manly, Australia (6)
:yes: EP02: Broken Hill, Australia ( 8 )
:yes: EP03: Tokyo, Japan
:yes: EP04: Lijiang, China
:toast EP05: Kunming, China (9)

MEL/MIKE
:yes: EP01: Manly, Australia (9)
:yes: EP02: Broken Hill, Australia (6)
:toast EP03: Tokyo, Japan (10)

AMANDA/KRIS
:yes: EP01: Manly, Australia (2)
:toast EP02: Broken Hill, Australia (11)
« Last Edit: January 21, 2011, 08:50:55 PM by woden »

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Re: The Amazing Race 18 TIMELINE/Spoiler Summary Thread
« Reply #2 on: November 20, 2010, 09:42:24 PM »
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Re: The Amazing Race 18 TIMELINE/Spoiler Summary Thread
« Reply #3 on: November 21, 2010, 11:36:55 PM »
Whew! Calling it a day for now. The Timeline is more or less updated through the first half of our TBC leg. I'm sure there are errors, misconceptions, and info left out. Will revisit soon!

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Re: The Amazing Race 18 TIMELINE/Spoiler Summary Thread
« Reply #4 on: November 22, 2010, 12:12:06 AM »
Thanks Woden! Here's the live play-by-play. The Maps Thread has also been (and will continue to be) updated, so check it out!

QF 12 to Sydney (via Honolulu), 2226-0959 (scheduled 2225-0800), eight teams
QF 108 to Sydney, 2348-0956 (scheduled 2350-0925), three teams

Sydney Time (11h ahead of GMT)
9.56am: QF 108 with three teams arrives at Kingston Intl Airport.
9.59am: QF 12 with eight teams arrives at Kingston Intl Airport.
10.19am, Peach: LK/J leave Kingston Intl Airport.
10.30am, Peach: G/M in Kingston Intl Airport.
10.59am, TV Tonight: Teams on tall ship outside Waterfront Restaurant.
10.59am, Peach: Teams at The Rocks, leaving by public transport.
11.02am, TV Tonight: Teams at Circular Quay.
11.13am, BayBay: Teams at Circular Quay, towards Lavender Bay.
11.19am, BayBay: Crew at Kingston Intl Airport.
11.23am, TV Tonight: H/N at The Rocks.
11.30am, TV Tonight: G/M and other teams board ferry.
11.30am, Dhall: Z/J, M/L, Ja/Ca, K/V, M/M, R/C at Circular Quay.
11.30am, FaithAnne: M/L, Ja/Ca and other teams at Circular Quay.
11.40am, BayBay: Teams at Circular Quay, towards ferry.
11.52am, Facebook: Teams at Circular Quay.
11.57am, Facebook: Teams on ferry towards Manly.
12.00pm, TV Tonight: G/M and other teams at Manly.
12.13pm, Facebook: Teams at Manly.
12.27pm, TV Tonight: Teams on ferry towards Manly.
12.34pm, Peach: Teams at Oceanworld.
12.45pm, Facebook: Teams at Manly Beach.
12.49pm, Twitter: Filming at Oceanworld.
12.55pm, Peach: G/M in the lead.
1.02pm, Peach: M/M and other teams at Manly. (Fixed, thanks Coutzy!)
1.49pm, Peach: M/L, Ja/Ca, H/N leave Oceanworld, towards Manly Yacht Club.
1.57pm, Peach: M/M, R/C leave Oceanworld.
1.57pm, Peach: Sailing task at Manly Yacht Club.
2.00pm, Peach: Je/Co at Roadblock at Manly Yacht Club.
2.16pm, Chateau: A/K towards Shelley Beach.
2.31pm, Peach: LK/J check in at Shelley Beach.
2.38pm, Peach: A/K, G/M, Z/J check in at Shelley Beach.
2.59pm, Peach: H/N check in at Shelley Beach.
3.03pm, Peach: Ja/Ca check in at Shelley Beach.
3.09pm, Peach: M/L check in at Shelley Beach.
3.14pm, Peach: R/C, M/M check in at Shelley Beach.
3.52pm, Peach: K/V check in at Shelley Beach.

No times
TV Tonight: Teams on tall ship outside Waterfront Restaurant.
Peach: G/M, K/J, A/K on first ferry to Manly.
Peach: H/N, M/L, Ja/Ca, K/V, Z/J on second ferry to Manly.
Peach: Je/Co on third ferry ot Manly.
« Last Edit: November 24, 2010, 01:08:57 AM by Neobie »
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Re: The Amazing Race 18 TIMELINE/Spoiler Summary Thread
« Reply #5 on: November 22, 2010, 12:19:38 AM »
You both are AMAZING!!!
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Re: The Amazing Race 18 TIMELINE/Spoiler Summary Thread
« Reply #6 on: November 22, 2010, 06:59:23 AM »
WHAT????

COWBOYS FIRST ELIMINATED!!!!!???

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Re: The Amazing Race 18 TIMELINE/Spoiler Summary Thread
« Reply #7 on: November 22, 2010, 07:01:25 AM »
Nope.  The teams hit a TBC point . . . right on the first leg!

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Re: The Amazing Race 18 TIMELINE/Spoiler Summary Thread
« Reply #8 on: November 22, 2010, 08:10:16 AM »
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TIMING: Amanda/Kris en route (approximately 2:15pm), Jen/Kisha arrive 2:31pm but turn back (Source 1), (Source 2), Zev/Justin arrive 2:38pm (Amanda/Kris, Gary/Mallory, and Jen/Kisha checked in by this point) (Source), Flight Time/Big Easy arrive 2:59pm (Source), Jaime/Cara arrive 3:03pm (Source), Margie/Luke arrive 3:09pm (Source), Ron/Christina arrive 3:14pm with Mel/Mike close behind (Source), Kynt/Vyxsin arrive 3:32pm (Source)

Hopefully, I can clear this up a little.  :angel

1- Gary and Mallory
2- Amanda and Kris
3- Kisha and Jen
4- Zev and Justin
5- FT and BE
6- Jamie and Cara
7- Margie and Luke
8- Ron and Chris
9- Mel and Mike
10- Kynt and Vyxsin
11- Jet and Cord (Time unknown)

Evidence and explanations will follow, in time. Just have faith... :angel


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Re: The Amazing Race 18 TIMELINE/Spoiler Summary Thread
« Reply #9 on: November 22, 2010, 08:12:06 AM »
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TIMING: Amanda/Kris en route (approximately 2:15pm), Jen/Kisha arrive 2:31pm but turn back (Source 1), (Source 2), Zev/Justin arrive 2:38pm (Amanda/Kris, Gary/Mallory, and Jen/Kisha checked in by this point) (Source), Flight Time/Big Easy arrive 2:59pm (Source), Jaime/Cara arrive 3:03pm (Source), Margie/Luke arrive 3:09pm (Source), Ron/Christina arrive 3:14pm with Mel/Mike close behind (Source), Kynt/Vyxsin arrive 3:32pm (Source)

Hopefully, I can clear this up a little.  :angel

1- Gary and Mallory
2- Amanda and Kris
3- Kisha and Jen
4- Zev and Justin
5- FT and BE
6- Jamie and Cara
7- Margie and Luke
8- Ron and Chris
9- Mel and Mike
10- Kynt and Vyxsin
11- Jet and Cord (Time unknown)

Evidence and explanations will follow, in time. Just have faith... :angel

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Re: The Amazing Race 18 TIMELINE/Spoiler Summary Thread
« Reply #10 on: November 22, 2010, 08:29:48 AM »
Okay, everybody. Please, hold your applause till the end, we have a lot to get through here:

On flight QF108- Kisha and Jen first out of customs, followed by Amanda and Kris and Gary and Mallory

The three teams took a train to Sydney Cove (Circular Quay station), to retrieve a clue by the base of the Harbour Bridge:


On the train, Mallory said: "One of us could win the Express Pass"

The three leading teams took the 11:07 Fast Ferry to Manly (It was late, departed at about 11:15-11:20 ish.)

11:52- G/M, K/J, A/K arrive at Oceanworld Manly and go inside. The :angel stops to get something to eat, and waits.

12:38- A ferry arrives at Manly, the following teams run past :angel
-Flight Time and Big Easy (Herb and Nate)
-Margie (Being dragged by Luke)
-Jamie and Cara
-Kynt and Vyxsin
-Zev and Justin (wearing globetrotter shirts)

12:44- Mel and Mike and Ron and Christina run past.

12:55- Gary and Mallory are first team to leave Oceanworld, headed for Manly Yacht Club. :angel does not follow.

13:00- Another ferry docks at manly

13:03- Jet and Cord arrive at Oceanworld, currently in last place.

13:14- A/K and K/J exit Oceanworld together

13:25- Z/J leave Oceanworld and get in a taxi

13:40- M/L, Ja/Ca, FT/BE leave Oceanworld

13:45- M/L and Ja/Ca return to Oceanworld, they are lost. (:angel is slightly ticked that Ja/Ca were happy to run off on the others, until they realised they needed their help.)

13:54- Jet and Cord leave Oceanworld. :angel was busy in kiosk asking about teams and may have missed some teams

14:09- @ Yacht club. Teams are performing a sailing task. Teams are very scattered and :angel only catches small glimpses of several. Notably, Kisha and Jen pass Margie and Luke coming the other way, Kisha and Jen say "Good luck" and teams high five each other in a show of support.

14:23- Gary and Mallory sighted (Later learned they were coming back from Cabbage Tree Bay and phony Pit Stop)

~14:15-14:20? Gary and Mallory told to continue racing.

14:26- Amanda and Kris told to continue racing.

14:31- Kisha and Jen told to continue racing.

14:38- Zev and Justin told to continue racing.

14:59- Flight Time and Big Easy told to continue racing.

15:03- Jamie and Cara told to continue racing.

15:09- Margie and Luke told to continue racing.

15:14- Ronald and Christina told to continue racing.

15:15 (assumed)- Mel and Mike told to continue racing.

15:32- Kynt and Vyxsin (Who came in from the wrong direction) told to continue racing. (:angel suffers a bout of "OHMYGOSHITSKYNTANDVYXSIN" and follows them. :angel learns teams are taking a ferry back to Sydney. Vyxsin looking in bad shape at this point, can hardly stand up. :angel asks if she's ok and if she needs any help. Vyxsin says she'll be ok, thank you.)

Unknown time: Jet and Cord told to continue racing.


16:39- (On ferry back to Sydney) Kynt: "When we get to the outback we'll be driving, not running."

Roughly 18:15- Teams sighted waiting at town hall square.

18:30- :angel goes back to the airport to fly home.
« Last Edit: November 22, 2010, 08:40:40 AM by Coutzy »

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Re: The Amazing Race 18 TIMELINE/Spoiler Summary Thread
« Reply #11 on: November 22, 2010, 08:38:06 AM »
Coutzy quite honestly, it doesn't get much better than that. Most excellent work by the Australian ambassador!  :hearts:

TPTB will shudder to ever set foot on your territory again!

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Re: The Amazing Race 18 TIMELINE/Spoiler Summary Thread
« Reply #12 on: November 22, 2010, 08:38:57 AM »
Coutzy quite honestly, it doesn't get much better than that. Most excellent work by the Australian ambassador!  :hearts:

TPTB will shudder to ever set foot on your territory again!



Just the tip of the iceberg.

Now imagine if they came to Melbourne like I've been asking them to...

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Re: The Amazing Race 18 TIMELINE/Spoiler Summary Thread
« Reply #13 on: November 22, 2010, 08:58:22 AM »
Thanks Coutzy, BayBay, Dhall and all of the so many others who made this an incredible premiere spoiler leg!

Now just to confirm, there was no clue to Lavender Bay or Pyrmont Bridge?

Observations:
Jet/Cord probably fell behind when they missed the fast ferry by less than ten minutes, or when they assumed there wasn't one.
Gary/Mallory and Ronald/Christina probably fell behind when they mistakenly went to Pyrmont Bridge in search of "To Sail, To Stop".

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22 Nov
22 Nov
First leg
Broken Hill
23 Nov
23 Nov
Short leg

QF 108 to Sydney, 2348-0956 (scheduled 2350-0925)
LaKisha/Jennifer, Amanda/Kris, Gary/Mallory
QF 12 to Sydney (via Honolulu), 2226-0959 (scheduled 2225-0800)
Herbert/Nathaniel, Margie/Luke, Jaime/Cara, Kynt/Vyxsin, Zev/Justin, Mel/Mike, Ronald/Christina, Jet/Cord

Airport Link to Circular Quay, 1009-1030, 1018-1039, or 1033-1054
LaKisha/Jennifer, Amanda/Kris, Gary/Mallory
Airport Link to Circular Quay, 1033-1054, 1039-1100, or 1048-1109
Herbert/Nathaniel
Airport Link to Circular Quay, 1048-1109, 1103-1124, or 1109-1130
Margie/Luke, Jaime/Cara, Kynt/Vyxsin, Zev/Justin, Mel/Mike, Ronald/Christina
Airport Link to Circular Quay, 1048-1109, 1103-1124, 1109-1130, 1117-1138, 1132-1154, 1139-1200, or 1147-1208
Jet/Cord

Manly Fast Ferry to Manly, 1120-1152 (scheduled 1120-1140)
LaKisha/Jennifer, Amanda/Kris, Gary/Mallory
Manly Fast Ferry to Manly, arriving 1238 (scheduled 1220-1240)
Herbert/Nathaniel, Margie/Luke, Jaime/Cara, Kynt/Vyxsin, Zev/Justin, Mel/Mike, Ronald/Christina
Sydney Ferries to Manly, arriving 1300 (scheduled 1230-1300)
Jet/Cord

Sydney Ferries to Circular Quay, 1415-1445, 1445-1515, 1515-1545, 1545-1615, 1615-1645 (K/V), 1645-1715, 1715-1745, 1745-1815
Manly Fast Ferry to Circular Quay, 1450-1510, 1550-1610, 1645-1702, 1710-1727, 1735-1752

ZL 9578 to Broken Hill, 0605-0755
LaKisha/Jennifer, Mel/Mike, Jaime/Cara, Margie/Luke, Zev/Justin, Kynt/Vyxsin
ZL 9596 to Broken Hill, 0630-0820
Herbert/Nathaniel, Ronald/Christina, Gary/Mallory, Amanda/Kris, Jet/Cord
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Re: The Amazing Race 18 TIMELINE/Spoiler Summary Thread
« Reply #14 on: November 22, 2010, 01:52:25 PM »
Let me know if you see something amiss with the timeline. That was quite a bit to process! Thanks!  :waves:

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Re: The Amazing Race 18 TIMELINE/Spoiler Summary Thread
« Reply #15 on: November 22, 2010, 02:41:36 PM »
:thankyou: It has been an incredible 24 hours!!
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« Reply #16 on: November 22, 2010, 02:45:22 PM »
Great job Coutzy! You did amazing!!

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Re: The Amazing Race 18 TIMELINE/Spoiler Summary Thread
« Reply #17 on: November 23, 2010, 06:00:45 PM »
I'm not sure what the conditions are for getting teams on the same flight to Tokyo:
QF 21 from Sydney to Tokyo, 2205-0615

But that should be easy as long as teams miss this flight:
CX 100 from Sydney to Hong Kong, 1540-2200
CX 524 to Tokyo, 0105-0600

Given teams make it into Sydney by 10.30am and have plenty of time (if in race mode) to make the Hong Kong flight, if Tokyo does turn out to be the next destination the evidence leans strongly towards DrRox's proposal of a roving Pit Stop, with teams held in Sydney until after 3pm.
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Re: The Amazing Race 18 TIMELINE/Spoiler Summary Thread
« Reply #18 on: November 23, 2010, 08:43:47 PM »
Compilation of tweets and updates for the third one-hour leg, in Sydney.

Sydney Time (11h ahead of GMT)
10.30am, Kade: All teams arrive at Sydney Central.
12.00pm, Lance: Z/J check out.
12.10pm, Lance: H/N check out.
12.11pm, Lance: Je/Co check out.
12.12pm, Lance: M/L check out, head to travel agent.
12.13pm, Lance: LK/J check out.
12.19pm, iPhone: Racers at Sydney Central, buying tickets to the airport.
12.25pm, Lance: R/C check out, after (in order) M/M, K/V, Ja/Ca, and G/M.
12.38pm, inference: LK/J board train to airport.
12.46pm, Facebook: K/V and another team at Sydney Central.
12.49pm, iPhone: LK/J at airport.
1.01pm, iPhone: LK/J at Qantas counter, in airport.
1.02pm, iPhone: M/M on George/Quay Sts.
1.02pm, iPhone: Team books flight.
1.02pm, Mobile Web: Team at airport.
1.03pm, Facebook: "Twins" on train.
1.14pm, Kade: M/L and M/M at Sydney Central.
1.22pm, Mobile Web: Ja/Ca on train.
1.23pm, Mobile Web: Team on train.
1.40pm, Posterous: K/V board taxi.
1.40pm, Blackberry: M/L and M/M at George/Quay Sts.
1.57pm, iPhone: G/M at Qantas counter.
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Re: The Amazing Race 18 TIMELINE/Spoiler Summary Thread
« Reply #19 on: November 23, 2010, 11:11:51 PM »
Flight options Sydney to Tokyo, direct and via HK






Arrival Status Details  CP flight from Sydney
 
Airport:    (HKG) Hong Kong International Airport
 
City:    Hong Kong, HK 
Scheduled:    10:00 PM - Wed Nov 24, 2010 
Estimated:    9:42 PM - Wed Nov 24, 2010 
Terminal:    2

Arr Tokyo
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Re: The Amazing Race 18 TIMELINE/Spoiler Summary Thread
« Reply #20 on: November 24, 2010, 01:05:10 AM »
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1.02pm, Peach: Teams at School of Rock in Manly.

I feel I may have been misleading when I texted that to Peach. I meant that I had seen teams in front of "School of Rock" aka- Mel and Mike.

The team, not the place. Sorry everyone.

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« Reply #21 on: November 24, 2010, 01:09:44 AM »
Ohhhhhh...    :doh:


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Re: The Amazing Race 18 TIMELINE/Spoiler Summary Thread
« Reply #22 on: November 24, 2010, 10:49:39 PM »
im kinda new
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Re: The Amazing Race 18 TIMELINE/Spoiler Summary Thread
« Reply #24 on: November 26, 2010, 01:26:29 PM »
Been doing a bit of traveling myself, but I believe the Timeline is up to date now. Back to TAR17...  :lol:

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« Reply #25 on: November 26, 2010, 06:49:40 PM »
Been doing a bit of traveling myself, but I believe the Timeline is up to date now. Back to TAR17...  :lol:

Thanks Woden!  :hearts:
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Re: The Amazing Race 18 TIMELINE/Spoiler Summary Thread
« Reply #26 on: November 26, 2010, 08:25:24 PM »
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Task related to Captain Cook's Cruises
EVIDENCE: At least four teams bought tickets (Source)

I don't think there was any tasks related to Captain Cook's Cruises. G/M, K/J and A/K all bought tickets on the fast ferry to Manly from the Cruise's booth. (I also bought a ticket from the same booth, you'd be amazed how far "Can you give me what those American's got" takes you)

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Re: The Amazing Race 18 TIMELINE/Spoiler Summary Thread
« Reply #27 on: November 26, 2010, 11:26:18 PM »
TIMING: Kynt/Vyxsin, Margie/Luke, Zev/Justin, Jamie/Cara (and 1-2 other teams) spotted together at NRT (Source 1), (Source 2), (Source 3)

woden, the link for "Source 3" at the end there is broken - there is no URL specified.  I assume you are referring to Kuni's account here or my initial posting referring to Kuni's post on mixi.jp here?

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Re: The Amazing Race 18 TIMELINE/Spoiler Summary Thread
« Reply #28 on: November 27, 2010, 12:11:03 PM »
Our Twitter friend (who seems to be from Shenzhen) arrived in Kunming by plane, saw the teams, and left Kunming on an 8.50pm train. He was headed to the airport when he made a tweet at 3.16pm, and made a second tweet at 4.42pm. The only flight from Shenzhen or Guangzhou to Kunming in this interval is: MU 5758 from Shenzhen to Kunming, 1710-1908 (scheduled 1655-1910)

Gary/Mallory are hence seen at Kunming airport around 7.15pm of 27 Nov. From Kunming, the earliest flight arrives in Lijiang at 9.35pm, the earliest train at 5.38am the next day. Since Lijiang isn't particularly pretty at night, it looks like the Lijiang race will take place on 28 Nov.

There isn't enough time for a leg in a third country between Japan and China, but the timing looks good for a second leg in Japan. However, if Phil decides to take his time getting to Lijiang, it's very possible 26 Nov was simply used for Phil's travel.

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22 Nov
22 Nov
First leg
Broken Hill
23 Nov
23 Nov
Short leg
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24 Nov
25 Nov
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Japan II (?)
26 Nov
26 Nov
Short leg
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27 Nov
28 Nov
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Re: The Amazing Race 18 TIMELINE/Spoiler Summary Thread
« Reply #29 on: November 27, 2010, 12:29:46 PM »


Gary/Mallory are hence seen at Kunming airport around 7.15pm of 27 Nov. The earliest flight arrives in Lijiang at 9.35pm, the earliest train at 5.38am the next day.



I'm sorry...the photo was photoed at Kunming train station...not Kunming airport...my fault...so exciting!!!Chinese fans got ready!Someone will fly from Beijing to Lijiang hope to spot teams!!! We will try our best!!!

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Re: The Amazing Race 18 TIMELINE/Spoiler Summary Thread
« Reply #30 on: November 27, 2010, 12:51:17 PM »
I should have recognised that train station! I missed a train there before... So teams are not allowed to fly to Lijiang, but assuming they must take the train (instead of having the option of taking the bus), here are the only two options tonight:

L9032/L9033: 2050-0538 (G/M's train)
K9606/K9607: 2216-0633

(I now realise how poor I am compared to many TAR fans...)
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Re: The Amazing Race 18 TIMELINE/Spoiler Summary Thread
« Reply #31 on: November 27, 2010, 12:57:39 PM »
:groan: I should have recognised that train station! I missed a train there before... So teams are not allowed to fly to Lijiang, but assuming they must take the train (instead of having the option of taking the bus), here are the only two options tonight:

L9032/L9033: 2050-0538 (G/M's train)
K9606/K9607: 2216-0633

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Where are you then?you are from China?

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Re: The Amazing Race 18 TIMELINE/Spoiler Summary Thread
« Reply #32 on: November 27, 2010, 03:55:22 PM »
I'm sorry...the photo was photoed at Kunming train station...not Kunming airport...my fault...so exciting!!!Chinese fans got ready!Someone will fly from Beijing to Lijiang hope to spot teams!!! We will try our best!!!

I'm thinking this is the airport after all? This definitely doesn't look like the train station I know...



Plus there's a plane landing in the top right hand corner. :lol:

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Re: The Amazing Race 18 TIMELINE/Spoiler Summary Thread
« Reply #33 on: November 27, 2010, 03:59:40 PM »
You‘re right Neobie...the blogger made me confused since he posted he will fly to Kunming then taking a train to Lijiang...but since Gary and Mallory seen on Kunming train station,I thnik they travel with this blogger.

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« Reply #34 on: November 27, 2010, 08:18:26 PM »
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Task related to Captain Cook's Cruises
EVIDENCE: At least four teams bought tickets (Source)

I don't think there was any tasks related to Captain Cook's Cruises. G/M, K/J and A/K all bought tickets on the fast ferry to Manly from the Cruise's booth. (I also bought a ticket from the same booth, you'd be amazed how far "Can you give me what those American's got" takes you)

Took that bit out -- thanks for the clarification!

TIMING: Kynt/Vyxsin, Margie/Luke, Zev/Justin, Jamie/Cara (and 1-2 other teams) spotted together at NRT (Source 1), (Source 2), (Source 3)

woden, the link for "Source 3" at the end there is broken - there is no URL specified.  I assume you are referring to Kuni's account here or my initial posting referring to Kuni's post on mixi.jp here?

Fixed! Thanks!

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Re: The Amazing Race 18 TIMELINE/Spoiler Summary Thread
« Reply #35 on: November 28, 2010, 02:35:19 AM »
Going by Mad Joe's report that there are nine teams racing in Lijiang and that Lijiang was a non-elimination, it follows that there was only one leg in Japan. If there were two legs, one of them is necessarily a non-elimination, and we would have had only two eliminations in the first five legs (counting TBC as two).

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22 Nov
22 Nov
First leg
Broken Hill
23 Nov
23 Nov
Short leg
Yokohama
24 Nov
25 Nov
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Lijiang
27 Nov
28 Nov
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29 Nov
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Re: The Amazing Race 18 TIMELINE/Spoiler Summary Thread
« Reply #36 on: November 28, 2010, 02:38:23 AM »
Going by Mad Joe's report that there are nine teams racing in Lijiang

I don't find that he said this...I thnik 8 teams maybe.

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« Reply #37 on: November 28, 2010, 02:40:06 AM »
I don't find that he said this...I thnik 8 teams maybe.

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other teams are still waiting to comfirm,the tour guide with phil at the pitstop said there are 9 teams left!!!
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Re: The Amazing Race 18 TIMELINE/Spoiler Summary Thread
« Reply #38 on: November 28, 2010, 02:41:44 AM »
The tour guide standing next to Phil comfirms maggie/luke,kisha/jen,flight time/big easy,jet/cord,and teams i witnessed christina/ron

From Mad_Joe

so Mel/Mike,Jamie/Cara may be on their way to somewhere now...

He posted that most recently. the "other teams i witnessed" were mallory and gary, zev and justin, and kynt and vyxsin, IIRC. That would be 8

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Re: The Amazing Race 18 TIMELINE/Spoiler Summary Thread
« Reply #39 on: November 28, 2010, 02:44:04 AM »
I found what he posted on weibo now...so still 9 teams.

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Re: The Amazing Race 18 TIMELINE/Spoiler Summary Thread
« Reply #40 on: November 28, 2010, 10:36:13 AM »
Per Mad Joe, this is the train teams are on, in another rolling Pit Stop:
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Re: The Amazing Race 18 TIMELINE/Spoiler Summary Thread
« Reply #41 on: December 04, 2010, 11:53:29 PM »
"This was in Calcutta or Kolkatta as it is called now on the 2nd of December 1510hrs. Taking the kingfisher flight."

So...here are those flights....where are they heading??
IT 4577 to Ranchi, leaving 1755
IT 2503 to Bhubaneswar, leaving 1840
IT 3432 to Hyderabad, leaving 1845
IT 4579 to Patna, leaving 1905
IT 514 to Mumbai, leaving 2025
IT 604 to Delhi, leaving 2055

Ranchi, Bhubaneswar and Patna are pretty close to Kolkata, and with the Broken Hill-Sydney and Lijiang-Kunming rides this season the course probably would have sent racers on the train, taking about 8h to Ranchi or Patna and 7h to Bhubaneswar.

As for flights, there were two other flights between 3.10pm and the 6.45pm Kingfisher flight to Hyderabad, five other flights between 3.10pm and the 8.25pm Kingfisher flight to Delhi, and eight other flights between 3.10pm and the 8.55pm Kingfisher flight to Mumbai.

The only reasons they wouldn't take an earlier flight are:
1. Earlier flights are sold out, but with so many options it's unlikely.
2. Teams are connecting on a Kingfisher flight.

Hmm, looking at all Kingfisher's international destinations west of China, there doesn't seem to be any way out! Anyone with a clue?
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Re: The Amazing Race 18 TIMELINE/Spoiler Summary Thread
« Reply #42 on: December 05, 2010, 12:23:44 AM »
A couple of possibilities. Goa, Thiruvananthapuram and Varanasi look the most likely.

Assumptions
1. Teams will not fly to Ranchi, Bhubaneswar, or Patna.
2. Teams with Hyderabad, Mumbai, or Delhi as their final destination would have taken an earlier flight.
3. Teams hence took Kingfisher to connect on another Kingfisher flight, or its partners American Airlines and British Airways.

Possible connections through Hyderabad
IT 3432 to Hyderabad, 1845-2050
Eliminated: Bangalore, Nagpur, Chennai, Vishakhapatnam
Possible: Tirupati, Rajahmundry

Possible connections through Mumbai
IT 514 to Mumbai, 2025-2340
Eliminated: London, Brussels, Chennai, Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Kochi, Coimbatore
Possible: Goa, Kandla, Bhavnagar, Thiruvananthapuram, Nanded

Possible connections through Delhi
IT 604 to Delhi, 2055-2310
Eliminated: London, Brussels, Bangalore, Amritsar, Lucknow, Guwahati, Chennai, Pune, Dehra Dun, Bagdogra, Udaipur, Jaipur
Possible: Jabalpur, Kulu, Chandigarh, Varanasi, Simla, Dharamsala
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Re: The Amazing Race 18 TIMELINE/Spoiler Summary Thread
« Reply #43 on: December 05, 2010, 12:43:28 AM »
I came to the same conclusion as you about the close to Kolkatta cities and trains......and all the others have quicker connections than on Kingfisher........except for Hyderabad. But there is no way to get to Goa from there quicker than going to Delhi or Mumbai
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Re: The Amazing Race 18 TIMELINE/Spoiler Summary Thread
« Reply #44 on: December 06, 2010, 09:03:51 AM »
Thanks Woden for updating the timeline!
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Re: The Amazing Race 18 TIMELINE/Spoiler Summary Thread
« Reply #45 on: December 07, 2010, 01:26:46 AM »
Just an update. Here's what my deductions look like right now.

Leg
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Sydney
22 Nov
22 Nov
First leg
Broken Hill
23 Nov
23 Nov
Short leg
Yokohama
24 Nov
25 Nov
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Lijiang
27 Nov
28 Nov
Long leg
Kunming
29 Nov
29 Nov
Short leg
Kolkata
30 Nov
1 Dec
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2 Dec
3 Dec
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Vienna
5 Dec
6 Dec
Long leg
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7 Dec
7 Dec
Short leg
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Re: The Amazing Race 18 TIMELINE/Spoiler Summary Thread
« Reply #46 on: December 07, 2010, 03:02:45 AM »
Is Vienna confirmed? I would think Africa would come after India, assuming there are 5 continents...
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Re: The Amazing Race 18 TIMELINE/Spoiler Summary Thread
« Reply #47 on: December 07, 2010, 03:06:07 AM »
Is Vienna confirmed? I would think Africa would come after India, assuming there are 5 continents...
I think so.  Flight Time & Big Easy got spotted there.

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Re: The Amazing Race 18 TIMELINE/Spoiler Summary Thread
« Reply #48 on: December 07, 2010, 03:09:36 AM »
Is Vienna confirmed? I would think Africa would come after India, assuming there are 5 continents...
I think so.  Flight Time & Big Easy got spotted there.

omg really? from where did u hear this?
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Re: The Amazing Race 18 TIMELINE/Spoiler Summary Thread
« Reply #49 on: December 07, 2010, 03:20:34 AM »
Is Vienna confirmed? I would think Africa would come after India, assuming there are 5 continents...
I think so.  Flight Time & Big Easy got spotted there.

omg really? from where did u hear this?

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Re: The Amazing Race 18 TIMELINE/Spoiler Summary Thread
« Reply #50 on: December 07, 2010, 04:17:10 AM »
Is Vienna confirmed? I would think Africa would come after India, assuming there are 5 continents...
I think so.  Flight Time & Big Easy got spotted there.

omg really? from where did u hear this?

Please read again.  :readtt: here: http://forum.realityfanforum.com/index.php/topic,23690.msg579901.html#msg579901

hmmm i only see ft and big easy spotted in austria.. nt africa. haha :s
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Re: The Amazing Race 18 TIMELINE/Spoiler Summary Thread
« Reply #51 on: December 07, 2010, 08:04:34 PM »
So Im assuming Switzerland is the 8th leg?
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Re: The Amazing Race 18 TIMELINE/Spoiler Summary Thread
« Reply #52 on: December 07, 2010, 08:06:18 PM »
Best not to assume anything until proven ;)
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Re: The Amazing Race 18 TIMELINE/Spoiler Summary Thread
« Reply #53 on: December 07, 2010, 09:39:36 PM »
Best not to assume anything until proven ;)

hmm peach, can i just ask, comparing the work from the day RFF started working on the spoilers, is this season the most difficult?
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Re: The Amazing Race 18 TIMELINE/Spoiler Summary Thread
« Reply #54 on: December 07, 2010, 10:10:07 PM »
I only have been here since season 9...so you would have to ask the old timers! :lol:

Things have really changed with the advent of Twitter and FB posts. We almost NEVER used to have live info...it was all research, hours and hours of searching photo sites, and blogs, and trolling for the least mention of TAR somewhere.

Things are much more immediate now... and with all the info we have on this season, it hasn't been difficult at all! This is an enormous amount of info to work our way through, thank goodness we have some time.

The missing links will gradually fill in...this is what we do in the down time. :tup:

The race will be ending very soon, but the search is just beginning!! And all of Y'ALL will be helping, right??
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Re: The Amazing Race 18 TIMELINE/Spoiler Summary Thread
« Reply #55 on: December 07, 2010, 10:50:09 PM »
I only have been here since season 9...so you would have to ask the old timers! :lol:

Things have really changed with the advent of Twitter and FB posts. We almost NEVER used to have live info...it was all research, hours and hours of searching photo sites, and blogs, and trolling for the least mention of TAR somewhere.

Things are much more immediate now... and with all the info we have on this season, it hasn't been difficult at all! This is an enormous amount of info to work our way through, thank goodness we have some time.

The missing links will gradually fill in...this is what we do in the down time. :tup:

The race will be ending very soon, but the search is just beginning!! And all of Y'ALL will be helping, right??

Hahaha agreed! :) We got your back peach! haha!
Wow.. since season 9. That's like, close to 8 years already! MY GOD!! haha!
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Re: The Amazing Race 18 TIMELINE/Spoiler Summary Thread
« Reply #56 on: December 07, 2010, 10:53:47 PM »
I only have been here since season 9...so you would have to ask the old timers! :lol:

Things have really changed with the advent of Twitter and FB posts. We almost NEVER used to have live info...it was all research, hours and hours of searching photo sites, and blogs, and trolling for the least mention of TAR somewhere.

Things are much more immediate now... and with all the info we have on this season, it hasn't been difficult at all! This is an enormous amount of info to work our way through, thank goodness we have some time.

The missing links will gradually fill in...this is what we do in the down time. :tup:

The race will be ending very soon, but the search is just beginning!! And all of Y'ALL will be helping, right??

Hahaha agreed! :) We got your back peach! haha!
Wow.. since season 9. That's like, close to 8 years already! MY GOD!! haha!
LOL, that's like 4 1/2 years ago..

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Re: The Amazing Race 18 TIMELINE/Spoiler Summary Thread
« Reply #57 on: December 07, 2010, 10:55:03 PM »
I only have been here since season 9...so you would have to ask the old timers! :lol:

Things have really changed with the advent of Twitter and FB posts. We almost NEVER used to have live info...it was all research, hours and hours of searching photo sites, and blogs, and trolling for the least mention of TAR somewhere.

Things are much more immediate now... and with all the info we have on this season, it hasn't been difficult at all! This is an enormous amount of info to work our way through, thank goodness we have some time.

The missing links will gradually fill in...this is what we do in the down time. :tup:

The race will be ending very soon, but the search is just beginning!! And all of Y'ALL will be helping, right??

Hahaha agreed! :) We got your back peach! haha!
Wow.. since season 9. That's like, close to 8 years already! MY GOD!! haha!
LOL, that's like 4 1/2 years ago..

LOL! oops. Pls dont kill me peach >< haha! too used to the 1 season = 1 year thing haha!
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Re: The Amazing Race 18 TIMELINE/Spoiler Summary Thread
« Reply #58 on: December 10, 2010, 03:36:39 PM »
A logical time for completion of AR18 All-Stars is tomorrow. That would allow Phil to get to New York City for the CBS cast party held on the night of the finale and allow him to be available for the CBS Early Show on Monday to chat with the winners.

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Re: The Amazing Race 18 TIMELINE/Spoiler Summary Thread
« Reply #59 on: December 10, 2010, 03:39:24 PM »
A logical time for completion of AR18 All-Stars is tomorrow. That would allow Phil to get to New York City for the CBS cast party held on the night of the finale and allow him to be available for the CBS Early Show on Monday to chat with the winners.

Which would probably mean the finale is in New York City.
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Re: The Amazing Race 18 TIMELINE/Spoiler Summary Thread
« Reply #60 on: December 10, 2010, 04:43:01 PM »
A logical time for completion of AR18 All-Stars is tomorrow. That would allow Phil to get to New York City for the CBS cast party held on the night of the finale and allow him to be available for the CBS Early Show on Monday to chat with the winners.

Which would probably mean the finale is in New York City.

Not necessarily. Most places in the eastern half of the United States are a 2-3 hour flight away from New York City. Phil could easily catch a flight late Saturday night or more likely Sunday morning and arrive well in advance of the cast party Sunday night.

I think it is unlikely that the final leg of TAR 18 will be in New York City.

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Re: The Amazing Race 18 TIMELINE/Spoiler Summary Thread
« Reply #61 on: December 10, 2010, 05:11:23 PM »
I agree with Plaidmoon2. It is easy to get to NYC from Miami, Atlanta, Washington, Philadelphia or Boston. I don't think the finale will be in New York City, but this is just my speculation.

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Re: The Amazing Race 18 TIMELINE/Spoiler Summary Thread
« Reply #62 on: December 10, 2010, 06:15:24 PM »
I agree with Plaidmoon2. It is easy to get to NYC from Miami, Atlanta, Washington, Philadelphia or Boston. I don't think the finale will be in New York City, but this is just my speculation.

I don't think it will be in NYC either. Many fans of the race will know that everyone will be there for the finale party. Wouldn't it be too risky to send the contestants from this race there as well? It would spoil it for a lot of people who saw them.

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Re: The Amazing Race 18 TIMELINE/Spoiler Summary Thread
« Reply #63 on: December 11, 2010, 03:38:37 PM »
The finale will be somewhere where they can show off their HD equipment.

Today is now the 22nd day of filming, interesting.
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Re: The Amazing Race 18 TIMELINE/Spoiler Summary Thread
« Reply #64 on: December 11, 2010, 04:20:53 PM »
The finale will be somewhere where they can show off their HD equipment.

Today is now the 22nd day of filming, interesting.

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Re: The Amazing Race 18 TIMELINE/Spoiler Summary Thread
« Reply #65 on: December 12, 2010, 08:07:02 AM »
Will Gary/Mallory got enough time to appear in the Finale Party?

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« Reply #66 on: December 12, 2010, 08:50:00 AM »
Will Gary/Mallory got enough time to appear in the Finale Party?

I wouldn't bet on it. For one, they would not be the first team to miss the finale party of their own season (David/Mary & Dustin/Kandice also missed for Season 10). And even if their race was over, their appearance is no guarantee.  Again, back to Season 10, only the Top 3 teams were in New York that year (as several teams opted to stay warm/head to Los Angeles with many of those teams making the trip to NYC for the following All-Star season).

Finally, like D/M & D/K (for TAR11), Gary/Mallory will have the opportunity to make NYC in May, at which point if all goes well, people can ask them all the questions in terms of both TAR17 & TAR18.
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Re: The Amazing Race 18 TIMELINE/Spoiler Summary Thread
« Reply #67 on: December 14, 2010, 02:10:09 AM »
BTW, someone should correct the spelling of Sao Paulo on the timeline 1st entry. It's Paulo (with an U) not Paolo.

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Re: The Amazing Race 18 TIMELINE/Spoiler Summary Thread
« Reply #68 on: December 22, 2010, 05:36:20 AM »
FWIW.......I got a coupon in my Arby's sack last night.......they are having a promo in conjunction with the ACM Awards......it says the show is April 3, 2011 @ 8pm ET.........
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« Reply #69 on: December 22, 2010, 07:38:10 AM »
FWIW.......I got a coupon in my Arby's sack last night.......they are having a promo in conjunction with the ACM Awards......it says the show is April 3, 2011 @ 8pm ET.........

That's what it shows on their website: http://www.acmcountry.com/awards/news.php
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« Reply #70 on: December 26, 2010, 07:17:02 AM »
This is kind of interesting, we've never had two back-to-back short legs before, or a final leg where Phil arrives the day before the teams. I'm not too sure about the Rio dates either. I might come back to confirm the timings when I have the time!

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22 Nov
22 Nov
First leg
Broken Hill
23 Nov
23 Nov
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Yokohama
24 Nov
25 Nov
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28 Nov
Long leg
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Short leg
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3 Dec
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« Reply #71 on: March 05, 2011, 11:53:42 PM »
ROUTE SUMMARY






EP03: Broken Hill, Australia to Tokyo, Japan via Sydney, Australia

Film Date: NOV 24-25
Air Date: MAR 6

Leg Route/Tasks:
ROUTE INFO: Travel by train to Sydney, Australia during Pit Stop (Indian Pacific, ARR 10:15 AM 11/24); teams released sequentially from train station
EVIDENCE: Sightings (Source 1), (Source 2), (Source 3), (Source 4),  (Photos 1), (Video 1), (Video 1 Caps), (Video 2), (Videos 3), (Video 4)
TIMING: Zev/Justin released apx 12:00pm; Herb/Nate released apx 12:10pm; Jet/Cord released apx 12:11pm; Margie/Luke released apx 12:12 pm; LaKisha/Jen released apx 12:13 pm; Mel and Mike released; Kent/Vyxsin released; Jamie/Cara released; Gary/Mallory released; Ron/Christina released apx 12:25pm (Source 1), (Source 2), (Zev/Justin at Pit Start)

ROUTE INFO: Make your way to SYD and fly to Tokyo, Japan
FLIGHT INFO: Teams aboard QF21 (DEP; ARR 6:13AM) (Gary/Mallory, Herb/Nate, LaKisha/Jen, Jet/Cord, Ron/Christina) and CX524 (DEP; ARR 7:32AM) (Zev/Justin, Margie/Luke, Jaime/Cara, Kent/Vyxsin, Mel/Mike) (Source 1), (Source 2), (Source 3), (Source 4)
EVIDENCE: Sightings at airport (Source 1), (Source 2), (Source 3), (Source 4), (Photo 1), (Photo 2), (Photo 3), (Photos 4 with Destination Confirmation), (Photo 5)
TIMING: Kent/Vyxsin, Margie/Luke, Zev/Justin, Jamie/Cara (and 1-2 other teams) spotted together at NRT (Source 1), (Source 2), (Source 3), (Source 4)

ROUTE INFO: Find Tsurugaoka Hachiman-gu Shrine
EVIDENCE: Sighting of Jet/Cord, LaKisha/Jen, Kent/Vyxsin, Margie/Luke apx 1:30 pm 11/25 (Source), (Photos 1)

DETOUR?/ROADBLOCK?: Ritual with frigid waters of Mount Fuji
EVIDENCE: Press release (Source)

Safe from Elimination at End of Leg (IN NO PARTICULAR ORDER): Ron/Christina, Gary/Mallory, LaKisha/Jen, Jet/Cord, Zev/Justin, Kent/Vyxsin, Herb/Nate, Margie/Luke, Jaime/Cara
Possibly Eliminated: Mel/Mike


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Re: The Amazing Race 18 TIMELINE/Spoiler Summary Thread
« Reply #72 on: March 11, 2011, 11:36:22 PM »
Finished

EP04: Tokyo, Japan to Lijiang, China

Film Date: NOV 27-28
Air Date: MAR 13

Leg Route/Tasks:
ROUTE INFO: Fly to Kunming, China and travel by train to Lijiang
EVIDENCE: Ron/Christina, Gary/Mallory, and LaKisha/Jen spotted in Kunming airport (Source) (Photos); Jet/Cord spotted at Kinming airport apx 7:30pm (Photo); Gary/Mallory spotted on train (L9032/L9033) from Kunming to Lijiang arriving apx 5:38am 11/28 (Source); Jet/Cord spotted at train station (Source 1), (Source 2)
TIMING: Jaime/Cara and Jet/Cord on same train (Source)

ROUTE INFO: Travel to Lijiang Ancient City
EVIDENCE: Local information (Source); Production sightings (Photos), (Video); Zev/Justin spotted on Square Street (Photo), (Map) possibly in last place with no money or Express Pass (Source 1), (Source 2); Kent/Vyxsin spotted just north of Sifangjie Plaza on Square Street (Photos), (Map)

Route Info?: Lijiang Old Town, Puzzle task involving putting a slip of paper in a box
EVIDENCE: Tourist blog (Source), EVIDENCE: Witness (Source), Photo1 (http://www.shareapic.net/View-23970779-Amazing-Race-18-China-Sightings.html), Photo2 (http://forum.realityfanforum.com/index.php/topic,23690.msg577586.html#msg577586)


Roadblock: Spruce Meadow Naxi Custom- Wooden Wish Cards, Photo1 (http://forum.realityfanforum.com/index.php/topic,24849.0.html), Photo2 (http://forum.realityfanforum.com/index.php/topic,24849.25.html), Photo3 (http://forum.realityfanforum.com/index.php/topic,24849.125.html)

Route Info: Jade Dragon Mountain River Yak Task  Source (http://forum.realityfanforum.com/index.php/topic,24849.100.html), Photos (http://forum.realityfanforum.com/index.php/topic,24849.100.html)
Sighted: Cord, Mallory, Ron, Jamie, Justin

OTHER POSSIBLE DESTINATIONS: Stone Bridge? Food street?
EVIDENCE: Local sighting (Source)

PIT STOP: Wangu Pavilion; Kent/Vyxsin last (NEL - 30 minute penalty for non-first place finish?)
EVIDENCE: Local information (Source 1), (Source 2)

POST PIT STOP FUN?: Dancing with locals in Sifangjie Plaza
EVIDENCE: Photos from local informant (Photo), (Source)
PERFORMED BY: Ron/Christina (Source), (Map), Kisha/Jen, Source (http://forum.realityfanforum.com/index.php/topic,23690.600.html)

ALSO SPOTTED THIS LEG: Herb/Nate (Source 1) (Source 2); Margie/Luke (Source); Cara/Jaime (Source); Kent/Vyxsin (Source)

Safe from Elimination at End of Leg (IN NO PARTICULAR ORDER): Ron/Christina, Gary/Mallory, LaKisha/Jen, Jet/Cord, Zev/Justin, Kent/Vyxsin, Herb/Nate, Margie/Luke, Jaime/Cara
Possibly Eliminated: NEL

« Last Edit: March 12, 2011, 01:21:38 PM by DrRox »
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Re: The Amazing Race 18 TIMELINE/Spoiler Summary Thread
« Reply #73 on: March 13, 2011, 06:53:15 AM »
I'm thinking along the lines, what if "Kent" and Vyxsin do something stupid to incur a 30-min pen?

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Re: The Amazing Race 18 TIMELINE/Spoiler Summary Thread
« Reply #74 on: March 14, 2011, 09:27:49 AM »
are there any direct flight between Zermett & Rio
i remember that RFF has said they spotted Cowboys in Madrid
maybe that will be a connective flight

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Re: The Amazing Race 18 TIMELINE/Spoiler Summary Thread
« Reply #75 on: March 16, 2011, 03:07:40 PM »
akextofu07,

As someone who has been to Zermatt, let me assure you that not only are there no airplanes allowed on the ground  anywhere near it, but cars are forbidden in Zermatt. this helps keep it a cute expensive resort town which is totally mountainous and has no extended flat spaces for things like runways. The closest really major airport is Zurich over 3 hours ( I could look it up, but it is not germane to my position) away. From Zurich, here are best flight options to Rio:

fly to Paris, connect to Rio (2 flight combinations)
fly to Sao Paulo, connect to Rio
fly to Frankfurt, connect to Rio
fly to Lisbon, connect to Rio

So, Madrid is not among the top options as a connecting point, although that does not mean that some AR18 teams did not use it. Maybe there were not enough seats on one of the better options. If you really have a desire to see these details, go to post#1 in the AR18 Primary Transportation Options thread.

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Re: The Amazing Race 18 TIMELINE/Spoiler Summary Thread
« Reply #76 on: March 16, 2011, 07:27:10 PM »
are there any direct flight between Zermett & Rio
i remember that RFF has said they spotted Cowboys in Madrid
maybe that will be a connective flight

That was in sucks actually if i remember correctly, the same doofus who said he spotted TK & Rachel...

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Re: The Amazing Race 18 TIMELINE/Spoiler Summary Thread
« Reply #77 on: March 16, 2011, 07:29:13 PM »
That was in sucks actually if i remember correctly, the same doofus who said he spotted TK & Rachel...

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Re: The Amazing Race 18 TIMELINE/Spoiler Summary Thread
« Reply #78 on: March 19, 2011, 10:43:45 PM »
can i assume that.....

1) since all teams are strong this season, it is highly unlikely they would be stuck in one task,  Gary and Mallory are guanranteed winner by using their express pass in the last leg.

2) I read somewhere in the spoiler thread, one leg Gary and Mallory came last but were not eliminated. I don't know if they used express pass or not, if they still have it, they are still guanranteed to win by not making any huge mistakes.

it's not so fair and not so exciting to give out express pass this season, because all teams are strong and racing second time, as long as the team doesn't make mistakes that are fatal. They could win.
If Gary and Mallory haven't used the express pass by episode 9. then great chances they are the winner.

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Re: The Amazing Race 18 TIMELINE/Spoiler Summary Thread
« Reply #79 on: March 19, 2011, 11:56:25 PM »
can i assume that.....

1) since all teams are strong this season, it is highly unlikely they would be stuck in one task,  Gary and Mallory are guanranteed winner by using their express pass in the last leg.

I think they have to use their Express Pass by Leg 8 or so, or does that not apply in this season?
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Re: The Amazing Race 18 TIMELINE/Spoiler Summary Thread
« Reply #80 on: March 19, 2011, 11:58:20 PM »
can i assume that.....

1) since all teams are strong this season, it is highly unlikely they would be stuck in one task,  Gary and Mallory are guanranteed winner by using their express pass in the last leg.

I think they have to use their Express Pass by Leg 8 or so, or does that not apply in this season?

I think Phil did mention that the Express Pass can only used up to Leg 8. Probably they used it on Leg 8 and claim first or something?
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Re: The Amazing Race 18 TIMELINE/Spoiler Summary Thread
« Reply #81 on: March 20, 2011, 08:29:05 AM »
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Re: The Amazing Race 18 TIMELINE/Spoiler Summary Thread
« Reply #82 on: March 20, 2011, 08:10:36 PM »
Express pass in no longer in play

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I overestimate Gary and Mallory's overall ability...

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Re: The Amazing Race 18 TIMELINE/Spoiler Summary Thread
« Reply #83 on: March 21, 2011, 03:50:34 AM »
Express pass in no longer in play

 :hearts: :hearts:

I overestimate Gary and Mallory's overall ability...

But I think it was a good time for time to use it. They could possibly be in trouble if they hung on the the EP.
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Re: The Amazing Race 18 TIMELINE/Spoiler Summary Thread
« Reply #84 on: March 23, 2011, 01:15:39 PM »
I am moving the ep 6 convos to that thread...carry on there please? :tup:
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Re: The Amazing Race 18 TIMELINE/Spoiler Summary Thread
« Reply #85 on: March 24, 2011, 09:39:48 AM »
hello.... uhmmm  I'm new here, but i've been lurking since last season. You guys are doing an awesome job.

btw. i wonder if you've seen this already http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SMwgO6H92ek&feature=related

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Re: The Amazing Race 18 TIMELINE/Spoiler Summary Thread
« Reply #86 on: March 24, 2011, 09:43:59 AM »
We're glad you stopped lurking! :hearts:
Where was this video taken?
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Re: The Amazing Race 18 TIMELINE/Spoiler Summary Thread
« Reply #87 on: March 24, 2011, 09:48:28 AM »
hello.... uhmmm  I'm new here, but i've been lurking since last season. You guys are doing an awesome job.

btw. i wonder if you've seen this already http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SMwgO6H92ek&feature=related

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Re: The Amazing Race 18 TIMELINE/Spoiler Summary Thread
« Reply #88 on: March 24, 2011, 09:50:05 AM »
oh. okay  :groan: thanks for welcoming me =)

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« Reply #89 on: March 24, 2011, 12:34:33 PM »
oh. okay  :groan: thanks for welcoming me =)

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« Reply #90 on: April 04, 2011, 06:55:51 PM »
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Re: The Amazing Race 18 TIMELINE/Spoiler Summary Thread
« Reply #91 on: April 24, 2011, 09:55:57 AM »
Express pass in no longer in play

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I overestimate Gary and Mallory's overall ability...

You didn't overestimate them... They are a very strong team.  Even the strongest of teams can have a bad leg or two.  They used their EP in an appropriate place.

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Re: The Amazing Race 18 TIMELINE/Spoiler Summary Thread
« Reply #92 on: May 09, 2011, 07:13:28 AM »
I for one have enjoyed this season from the great spoiler day in Australia in November to the aired finale last night.

And thank you, Peach, for not revealing the winner. Had I known they would win back in December I would not have enjoyed this season or the final as much. The surprise finish was at least half the fun. I would have also missed out on the fun of rooting for a team to win as that would be useless with a bootlist.

Congrats to all the detectives and spotters and everyone who made a speculation or a comment this year, it was great fun!
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Re: The Amazing Race 18 TIMELINE/Spoiler Summary Thread
« Reply #93 on: May 10, 2011, 03:31:37 AM »
So Peach- now that it's over, I'm curious to know....did you know the final outcome this whole time? How much detail did you know before watching it on tv?

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Re: The Amazing Race 18 TIMELINE/Spoiler Summary Thread
« Reply #94 on: May 11, 2011, 07:45:34 PM »
I for one have enjoyed this season from the great spoiler day in Australia in November to the aired finale last night.

And thank you, Peach, for not revealing the winner. Had I known they would win back in December I would not have enjoyed this season or the final as much. The surprise finish was at least half the fun. I would have also missed out on the fun of rooting for a team to win as that would be useless with a bootlist.

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Re: The Amazing Race 18 TIMELINE/Spoiler Summary Thread
« Reply #95 on: June 13, 2011, 06:16:19 AM »
Why don't you all give peach a break?... :groan:
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