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Re: TAR 18 Locations/Destinations **spoilers**
« Reply #500 on: January 23, 2011, 04:38:59 PM »
Perfect for HD!! Gosh, you can really hear the wind!
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Re: TAR 18 Locations/Destinations **spoilers**
« Reply #501 on: January 23, 2011, 04:46:09 PM »
Paper Airplanes:


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Re: TAR 18 Locations/Destinations **spoilers**
« Reply #502 on: January 23, 2011, 04:46:35 PM »
Close up:




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Re: TAR 18 Locations/Destinations **spoilers**
« Reply #503 on: January 23, 2011, 04:59:30 PM »
They do look like airplane folds! How in the world did those survive??

Chateau the master!! CSI has NOTHING on your site evals!! :lol:
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Re: TAR 18 Locations/Destinations **spoilers**
« Reply #504 on: January 23, 2011, 05:11:43 PM »
Now what are the odds that there'd be paper airplane remains right at that location?

Someone didn't clean the place up as carefully as they should have. :tup:
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Re: TAR 18 Locations/Destinations **spoilers**
« Reply #505 on: January 23, 2011, 05:27:22 PM »
I am smelling something strong, it could be well a confirmed spoiler,

or it could be my socks  :res:

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Re: TAR 18 Locations/Destinations **spoilers**
« Reply #506 on: January 23, 2011, 05:35:56 PM »

And more bones



OMG! There was a Start Line elimination. Poor Eric and Lisa. Unfinished Business indeed!

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Re: TAR 18 Locations/Destinations **spoilers**
« Reply #507 on: January 23, 2011, 06:33:21 PM »
Omg! Wonderful work Chateau!

You need to preserve those paper planes in the museum!  :lol:

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Re: TAR 18 Locations/Destinations **spoilers**
« Reply #508 on: January 23, 2011, 06:49:04 PM »
Good job Chateau...........looks like a benchmark right behind Phil to his right......under your orange circle.



Yes!! It is a benchmark   :lol:





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Re: TAR 18 Locations/Destinations **spoilers**
« Reply #509 on: January 23, 2011, 07:17:46 PM »
 :waves: Good Job Chateau!!  :ty3: :hoot: :bow: :jam:
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Re: TAR 18 Locations/Destinations **spoilers**
« Reply #510 on: January 23, 2011, 07:29:14 PM »
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Re: TAR 18 Locations/Destinations **spoilers**
« Reply #511 on: January 23, 2011, 10:55:23 PM »
What a impressive Chateau!!! Ohh, What a smart! Great work!!
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Re: TAR 18 Locations/Destinations **spoilers**
« Reply #512 on: January 23, 2011, 11:06:19 PM »
Now what are the odds that there'd be paper airplane remains right at that location?

Someone didn't clean the place up as carefully as they should have. :tup:

Those bones?? Belong to that PA...... :lol3:
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Re: TAR 18 Locations/Destinations **spoilers**
« Reply #513 on: January 24, 2011, 02:22:27 AM »
Now what are the odds that there'd be paper airplane remains right at that location?

Someone didn't clean the place up as carefully as they should have. :tup:

Those bones?? Belong to that PA...... :lol3:

Only if the PA is a descendant of Rin Tin Tin  :lol:

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I wonder if TAR18's racers will go and get Qantas tattoos now?
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Re: TAR 18 Locations/Destinations **spoilers**
« Reply #514 on: January 24, 2011, 05:08:35 PM »
Here is another way to locate the start line. Here is the screencap from the promo......with the benchmark circled.



Here is close-up of the benchmark....



And here is a map of the location of that particular benchmark. The locations are recorded by the National Geodetic Survey. There are approximately 750,000 benchmarks across the United States. They are very precisely surveyed points. The information they contain is latitude, longitude and elevation above sea level.



Thanks to Texas Lady for Images 1 and 3, and to Chateau for Image 2.
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Re: TAR 18 Locations/Destinations **spoilers**
« Reply #515 on: January 24, 2011, 09:42:08 PM »
I'm gonna bet CBS never thought we'd figure this one out this precisely without an eyewitness.
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Re: TAR 18 Locations/Destinations **spoilers**
« Reply #516 on: January 24, 2011, 09:53:48 PM »
I'm gonna bet CBS never thought we'd figure this one out this precisely without an eyewitness.

If they want to stop Cheteau figuring out the startline then perhaps (CBS, are you listening?) STOP HAVING THE STARTING LINE IN LA!!!

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Re: TAR 18 Locations/Destinations **spoilers**
« Reply #517 on: January 24, 2011, 09:57:48 PM »
They were in Palm Springs...so maybe not in California?? :lol:
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Re: TAR 18 Locations/Destinations **spoilers**
« Reply #518 on: January 25, 2011, 07:40:38 AM »
I'm gonna bet CBS never thought we'd figure this one out this precisely without an eyewitness.

If they want to stop Cheteau figuring out the startline then perhaps (CBS, are you listening?) STOP HAVING THE STARTING LINE IN LA!!!
Definitely agreed! At least TAR17 mixed things up a bit!
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Re: TAR 18 Locations/Destinations **spoilers**
« Reply #519 on: January 26, 2011, 12:19:57 AM »
I'm gonna bet CBS never thought we'd figure this one out this precisely without an eyewitness.

If they want to stop Cheteau figuring out the startline then perhaps (CBS, are you listening?) STOP HAVING THE STARTING LINE IN LA!!!
Definitely agreed! At least TAR17 mixed things up a bit!

and the magnet attracts them back to the LA area for TAR18 :lol:

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Re: TAR 18 Locations/Destinations **spoilers**
« Reply #520 on: January 26, 2011, 04:34:20 PM »
I think they went to LA agian, because of the ease of getting to Sydney.

That is probably true.  The flight to Sydney is long enough from LAX without adding additional westward travel in the USA.

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Re: TAR 18 Locations/Destinations **spoilers**
« Reply #521 on: January 26, 2011, 05:31:24 PM »
As far as US departure cities with direct nonstop flights on Qantas to Sydney.......they could have also started the race in San Francisco or Honolulu, besides LA. Proximity to WRP home base also probably was a factor too in choosing LAX for departure.
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Re: TAR 18 Locations/Destinations **spoilers**
« Reply #522 on: January 27, 2011, 06:21:59 PM »
Wow I haven't been to this site in a few days, you guys are absolutely amazing.  In my next life I want to be a detective and figure these things out, you are so impressive.  Great work!!! :yess:

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Re: TAR 18 Locations/Destinations **spoilers**
« Reply #523 on: January 27, 2011, 06:44:31 PM »
No need to wait to your next life...just start small! Search flickr and other photosites, blogs, twitter and facebook often...you never know what you may find!!

But thanks! :kuss:
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Re: TAR 18 Locations/Destinations **spoilers**
« Reply #524 on: January 27, 2011, 07:09:49 PM »
Wow I haven't been to this site in a few days, you guys are absolutely amazing.  In my next life I want to be a detective and figure these things out, you are so impressive.  Great work!!! :yess:

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