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Re: TAR 18 Ep 5 "Don't Ruin the Basketball Game" (Kunming, China)
« Reply #225 on: March 16, 2011, 06:53:02 PM »
Please note the title and the date of the schedule in that link, which I have eliminated duplicates from:

Update Lijiang Train timetable Lijiang, Transportation
Last updated: Dec 28, 2010  First posted: Dec 28, 2010 Transportation in Lijiang

 Author: Yefei
Train No.
Station of Departure
Departure time
Destination
Arrival time

K9620/K9617
Lijiang East Railway Station
10:38am
Kunming
20:10

K9034/L9031
Lijiang East Railway Station
19:05
Kunming
05:13

K9608/K9605
Lijiang East Railway Station
22:42
Kunming
07:06

K9606/K9607
Kunming
22:16
Lijiang East Railway Station
06:33

K9618/K9619
Kunming
11:06am
Lijiang East Railway Station
19:50

L9014/L9015
Kunming
08:12am
Lijiang East Railway Station
15:39

L9032/L9033
Kunming
20:50
Lijiang East Railway Station
05:38

The schedule I obtained from a different source had this train:

train K9609/K9612 dep. 2110 arr. 0559+1


Which is correct for late November, 2010? I don't think it matters, as teams start  bunched if they all get on the same train and there is a huge amount of time for them to ESM in Lijiang while waiting for whatever train.
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Re: TAR 18 Ep 5 "Don't Ruin the Basketball Game" (Kunming, China)
« Reply #226 on: March 16, 2011, 09:58:33 PM »
Promo 2 caps!

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Re: TAR 18 Ep 5 "Don't Ruin the Basketball Game" (Kunming, China)
« Reply #227 on: March 16, 2011, 10:13:16 PM »
I can't believe the Cowboys let people wear their hats!! BE & Mallory are bith wearing Cord's hat, and FT is wearing Jet's.   Cowboys very seldom let anyone wear their hats.

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Re: TAR 18 Ep 5 "Don't Ruin the Basketball Game" (Kunming, China)
« Reply #228 on: March 16, 2011, 10:21:46 PM »
I can't believe the Cowboys let people wear their hats!! BE & Mallory are bith wearing Cord's hat, and FT is wearing Jet's.   Cowboys very seldom let anyone wear their hats.

It was in exchange for the Basketball Jersey  :lol:

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Re: TAR 18 Ep 5 "Don't Ruin the Basketball Game" (Kunming, China)
« Reply #229 on: March 17, 2011, 11:18:02 AM »

Did the Trotters bring a ball in their bags? :lol:

I know one of the Cowboys mentions that the Globetrotters said they had a basketball with them, but really.  I suspect the Producers saw the basketball hoop as they were planning TAR18, knew they could get bunching of Teams and were carrying Globetrotter gear for the occasion.


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Re: TAR 18 Ep 5 "Don't Ruin the Basketball Game" (Kunming, China)
« Reply #230 on: March 17, 2011, 12:38:42 PM »
The last time the GTs raced they took a basketball with them. (Their backpacks must be HUGE) I remember an Insider Clip with them talking about using the basketball to do tricks for people in the airport for money.

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Re: TAR 18 Ep 5 "Don't Ruin the Basketball Game" (Kunming, China)
« Reply #231 on: March 17, 2011, 12:43:36 PM »
I wouldn't doubt that WRP might have planned for that contingency, once they realized what the Race course and time frame would look like, and might have suggested to the Trotters to make sure they brought that ball again. How convenient that the wait time was during daylight.

I still cannot get over the fact that Cord and Jet actually took their hats off when they weren't getting wet.
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Re: TAR 18 Ep 5 "Don't Ruin the Basketball Game" (Kunming, China)
« Reply #232 on: March 17, 2011, 01:20:09 PM »
The last time the GTs raced they took a basketball with them. (Their backpacks must be HUGE) I remember an Insider Clip with them talking about using the basketball to do tricks for people in the airport for money.

That's a great idea. Teams should use whatever abilities they have in case they need to make some extra money sometimes. I guess they have extra room since all they bring to wear is their trotters gear. :lol:
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Re: TAR 18 Ep 5 "Don't Ruin the Basketball Game" (Kunming, China)
« Reply #233 on: March 17, 2011, 01:49:31 PM »


Imagine the coincidence.. if this is our F3. Nothing to do with Leg 5.. but just a thought. :lol:

Other than that, it has been a LONG LONG TIME since we get to see some ESM on the race.

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Re: TAR 18 Ep 5 "Don't Ruin the Basketball Game" (Kunming, China)
« Reply #234 on: March 17, 2011, 02:02:54 PM »
I tend to think that that man is a Racer because he is wearing the white hat and green jacket that they have to wear for that task.

I also think the cheerleaders are done because they have removed the jackets and are holding the hats.


Costumes every leg? That suddenly makes me think whether this has anything to do with the final task in the final leg?

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Re: TAR 18 Ep 5 "Don't Ruin the Basketball Game" (Kunming, China)
« Reply #235 on: March 17, 2011, 08:27:31 PM »
Actually that would be an awesome final task putting costumes in the order you use them.

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Re: TAR 18 Ep 5 "Don't Ruin the Basketball Game" (Kunming, China)
« Reply #236 on: March 17, 2011, 08:40:00 PM »
What costume did they wear in Leg 4?
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Re: TAR 18 Ep 5 "Don't Ruin the Basketball Game" (Kunming, China)
« Reply #237 on: March 17, 2011, 11:29:02 PM »
What costume did they wear in Leg 4?
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Re: TAR 18 Ep 5 "Don't Ruin the Basketball Game" (Kunming, China)
« Reply #238 on: March 17, 2011, 11:45:59 PM »
What costume did they wear in Leg 4?
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Re: TAR 18 Ep 5 "Don't Ruin the Basketball Game" (Kunming, China)
« Reply #239 on: March 17, 2011, 11:48:31 PM »
Leg 1:  wetsuits for scuba/sailing???..........pretty iffy costume to me
Leg 2: Kangeroo suits
Leg 3: Samurai archer suit
Leg 4: Naxi Yak herder.....?
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Re: TAR 18 Ep 5 "Don't Ruin the Basketball Game" (Kunming, China)
« Reply #240 on: March 17, 2011, 11:49:04 PM »
They might go by things taken to the Pit Stop.

So far we have

1- Compass
2- Kangaroo Suit
3- Fanny pack  :lol3:
4- Candy

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Re: TAR 18 Ep 5 "Don't Ruin the Basketball Game" (Kunming, China)
« Reply #241 on: March 18, 2011, 07:30:15 AM »
Actually that would be an awesome final task putting costumes in the order you use them.

It would be an interesting idea.
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Re: TAR 18 Ep 5 "Don't Ruin the Basketball Game" (Kunming, China)
« Reply #242 on: March 18, 2011, 08:13:03 AM »
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The basketball hoop is portable (not anchored into the ground).  I wonder how they ended up in a train station parking lot? :duno:

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Re: TAR 18 Ep 5 "Don't Ruin the Basketball Game" (Kunming, China)
« Reply #243 on: March 18, 2011, 08:18:10 AM »
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The basketball hoop is portable (not anchored into the ground).  I wonder how they ended up in a train station parking lot? :duno:

It's very possible that production put it there because they knew teams would be waiting a while.

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Re: TAR 18 Ep 5 "Don't Ruin the Basketball Game" (Kunming, China)
« Reply #244 on: March 18, 2011, 09:04:22 AM »
The basketball hoop is portable (not anchored into the ground).  I wonder how they ended up in a train station parking lot? :duno:

Ah, a very interesting observation, gator! This would coincide with the theory that production planned this ESM session. I wonder where they got it from?
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Re: TAR 18 Ep 5 "Don't Ruin the Basketball Game" (Kunming, China)
« Reply #245 on: March 18, 2011, 11:19:56 AM »
Press:

A PREHISTORIC ROADBLOCK PUSHES ONE RACER OVER THE EDGE WHILE A LOOMING DOUBLE U-TURN CAUSES PANIC AMONG THE TEAMS, ON "THE AMAZING RACE," SUNDAY, MARCH 20

 "Don't Ruin the Basketball Game" (Kunming, China) - The pressure builds when a prehistoric Roadblock pushes one Racer over the edge and a Double U-turn causes panic among the teams as they race to avoid elimination, on THE AMAZING RACE, Sunday, March 20 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.  Phil Keoghan is host.


Original Spoiler ROUTE SUMMARY (not updated with CBS released info)


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


Looking at the time line above, I am struck that we have no information about the Dounan Flower Market.

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Re: TAR 18 Ep 5 "Don't Ruin the Basketball Game" (Kunming, China)
« Reply #246 on: March 18, 2011, 04:40:23 PM »
The flower market could just be an 'inactive' route marker  :lol:

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Re: TAR 18 Ep 5 "Don't Ruin the Basketball Game" (Kunming, China)
« Reply #247 on: March 18, 2011, 07:25:02 PM »
There is a new promo up at CBS.com. It shows Kent and Cara at the dinosaur construction.
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Re: TAR 18 Ep 5 "Don't Ruin the Basketball Game" (Kunming, China)
« Reply #248 on: March 18, 2011, 07:27:15 PM »
Thanks for the alert, Doc!

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Re: TAR 18 Ep 5 "Don't Ruin the Basketball Game" (Kunming, China)
« Reply #249 on: March 18, 2011, 07:34:27 PM »
Thoughts:

Kisha, Big Easy, Christina, Kent, and Jaime are all there at the same time. So much for the Uturn mattering. (What happens??)

Kisha must be close to being done because they check in at the same time at M/L who are presumably already done.

Jet and Cord and Gallory are also probably done already.
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