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TAR 19 EP 4 "This is Gonna Be a Fine Mess" (Phuket, Thailand)
« on: October 03, 2011, 05:12:50 PM »
Thank you prama for the title find! Thank you paldog for the first Thailand find!
 
Episode 4:


 
Press Release:
 
TEAMS TRAVEL TO PHUKET, THAILAND WHERE THEY SWIM TO THE OCEAN FLOOR AND CLIMB TO NEW HEIGHTS, ON “THE AMAZING RACE” SUNDAY, OCT. 16
 
   CHEAT TWEET: After Thailand was devastated by the deadliest tsunami on record, teams give back during challenges, #AmazingRace 10/16 http://bit.ly/qiEFuS 


“This is Gonna be a Fine Mess” (Phuket, Thailand) – Teams struggle with an underwater challenge which threatens their positions in the game, and one team’s love for the outdoors comes in handy during a tough climbing challenge, on THE AMAZING RACE, Sunday, Oct. 16 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.  Emmy Award nominee Phil Keoghan is the host. 
 
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Re: TAR 19 EP 4 "This is Gonna Be a Fine Mess" (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #1 on: October 03, 2011, 05:13:34 PM »
PREVIEW!! Thanks TL!!
 
 
<a href="http://www.youtube.com/v/y9mpHD47qDw?version=3&amp;amp;hl" target="_blank" class="new_win">http://www.youtube.com/v/y9mpHD47qDw?version=3&amp;amp;hl</a>
 
 
          caps are here: http://forum.realityfanforum.com/index.php/topic,26317.msg669834.html#msg669834
 
 
 
PROMO 1!
 
 
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Episode Promo!
 
 
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Re: TAR 19 EP 4 "This is Gonna Be a Fine Mess" (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #2 on: October 03, 2011, 05:14:05 PM »
EPISODE 4: Yogyakarta, Indonesia to Phuket, Thailand

Film Date: June 24-25, 2011
Air Date: October 16. 2011

ROUTE INFO: Fly to Phuket Thailand  SOURCE1 SOURCE2


 
 
HOO ??

Travel by boat ( Nonthasak Marine) from HERE in Phuket to Koh Khai Thailand.

DETOUR:
Umbrella: Setting up umbrellas on the beach

OR:
Underwater: Building coral planters underwater


At least 4 teams Bald Snark: Marcus/Amani, Jeremy/Sandy, Bill/Cathi, Liz/Marie

Travel by boat to Unconfirmed location for

ROADBLOCK: Rock Climbing


ROUTE INFO: Travel by boat to the Island of http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ko_Panyi]Ko Panyi   
 
PITSTOP:  Floating Soccer Field at Ko Panyi



 
Possible NEL ?

Thanks to Chateau/Slowhatch/Prophet/ and Dom El for the great location finds!!
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Re: TAR 19 EP 4 "This is Gonna Be a Fine Mess" (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #3 on: October 03, 2011, 05:14:29 PM »
See Timeline above ^^, sorry no gifs this week. :(
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Re: TAR 19 EP 4 "This is Gonna Be a Fine Mess" (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #4 on: October 03, 2011, 05:15:13 PM »
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Re: TAR 19 EP 4 "This is Gonna Be a Fine Mess" (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #5 on: October 09, 2011, 09:35:53 PM »
^^Preview is up!!
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Re: TAR 19 EP 4 "This is Gonna Be a Fine Mess" (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #6 on: October 09, 2011, 10:23:29 PM »
PREVIEW CAPS!!
 
Looks like we have another Intro cap location! (1-3)


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Re: TAR 19 EP 4 "This is Gonna Be a Fine Mess" (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #7 on: October 09, 2011, 10:28:45 PM »
The preview makes me think this is going to have some elements of Season 1, Leg 11 which was a extremely physical leg in the same area. Don't know if they're repeating all the tasks from that memorable leg (and I wish they had), but I do get the impression it's got at least some of that included.
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Re: TAR 19 EP 4 "This is Gonna Be a Fine Mess" (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #8 on: October 09, 2011, 10:54:09 PM »
The preview makes me think this is going to have some elements of Season 1, Leg 11 which was a extremely physical leg in the same area. Don't know if they're repeating all the tasks from that memorable leg (and I wish they had), but I do get the impression it's got at least some of that included.
That might just be my favorite leg in season 1.

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Re: TAR 19 EP 4 "This is Gonna Be a Fine Mess" (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #9 on: October 09, 2011, 11:16:33 PM »
I hated TAR 1 Krabi though. The leg went absolutely nowhere, teams were ferried around in chartered boats, none of the tasks was culturally engaging, and nothing was tested except for physical skills (plus the bad hours of operation planning that defined the rest of the race).
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Re: TAR 19 EP 4 "This is Gonna Be a Fine Mess" (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #10 on: October 10, 2011, 07:15:24 AM »
PHUKET LOVE <3



^^ Those umbrella stands are available on almost all the beaches so.... (I took that photo when I was in Phuket)

I believe they might have to go out to Phi Phi Island or go on an island hoping spree.

But... Phuket again? Why not visit other islands..... :duno:

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Re: TAR 19 EP 4 "This is Gonna Be a Fine Mess" (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #11 on: October 10, 2011, 10:40:22 AM »
The island being filmed by the helicopter is Koh Nom Sao.

http://www.bing.com/maps/?v=2&cp=jch4rds66zg6&lvl=16&dir=180&sty=b&eo=0&where1=Ko%20Panyi%2C%20Phangnga%2C%20Thailand&form=LMLTCC

There is a tiny island in the foreground, and the boats are docked in the same position which I'm inclined to believe is a fishing spot so I'm fairly confident this is our place. However, there seems to be very limited information on this island, so I'm wondering whether this beautiful island is unrelated and just filmed as a 'beauty shot'.

A short boat ride north takes us to Ko Panyi, famous for its Muslim fishing village, built entirely on stilts and set against a backdrop of a towering limestone cliff:

http://www.bing.com/maps/?v=2&cp=jcpdjws67rzy&lvl=17&dir=270&sty=b&eo=0&where1=Ko%20Panyi%2C%20Phangnga%2C%20Thailand&form=LMLTCC

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ko_Panyi

This rock climbing company lists the cliffs of Ko Panyi as one of its destinations: http://www.geckothailand.com/Panyi_climbing.html so it is likely to be where we see Bill rock climbing and also the village that we see the children running through earlier in the promo.

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Re: TAR 19 EP 4 "This is Gonna Be a Fine Mess" (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #12 on: October 10, 2011, 11:10:39 AM »
PHUKET LOVE <3

But... Phuket again? Why not visit other islands..... :duno:

This has been discussed elsewhere, but Phil has been quoted as saying that the location for one leg this season had to be changed on the fly at the last minute. Apparently some natural disaster or civil unrest made a planned location unsafe. Speculation here on the board was that possibly it was due to rioting in Nepal around the time of the legs in Indonesia and good old comfortable and reliable Phuket was the last minute substitution. Certainly they are very familiar with Phuket and have contacts there, as well as previously planned tasks that could be set up on short notice. However, this is all speculative and we don't know for sure. I'm writing this from memory and I may have a detail or two wrong. There was one or two other possibilities for the changed leg as well.

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Re: TAR 19 EP 4 "This is Gonna Be a Fine Mess" (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #13 on: October 10, 2011, 11:41:27 AM »
Gaah another rappelling roadblock, so soon? :groan:

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Re: TAR 19 EP 4 "This is Gonna Be a Fine Mess" (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #14 on: October 10, 2011, 11:50:41 AM »
The preview makes me think this is going to have some elements of Season 1, Leg 11 which was a extremely physical leg in the same area. Don't know if they're repeating all the tasks from that memorable leg (and I wish they had), but I do get the impression it's got at least some of that included.
AR1, episode 11 was in Beijing and featured the battle between Joe/Bill and Kevin/Drew, although it did depart from the Phuket International Airport because it is the major one for the entire area. I believe you mean AR1, leg 10 which was in Ao Luk, Chicken Island, Paiplong and Raile Beach near Krabi?

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Re: TAR 19 EP 4 "This is Gonna Be a Fine Mess" (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #15 on: October 10, 2011, 01:29:01 PM »
Yes. I meant to type 10. I.m typing on a tablet while my notebook is repaired (some of the keys only) and it.s difficult to fix typos as the on-Screen keys  are a.pain to work with.

Others did figure out which leg I meant; IIRC, Krabi isn't far from Phuket, and with those offahore islands, there is always a chance the teams might hav been close to Krabi.
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Re: TAR 19 EP 4 "This is Gonna Be a Fine Mess" (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #16 on: October 10, 2011, 02:31:52 PM »
To me, the rock climbing wall looked like the one from TARA 1, in Krabi.
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Re: TAR 19 EP 4 "This is Gonna Be a Fine Mess" (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #17 on: October 11, 2011, 10:58:39 AM »
PHUKET LOVE <3

But... Phuket again? Why not visit other islands..... :duno:

This has been discussed elsewhere, but Phil has been quoted as saying that the location for one leg this season had to be changed on the fly at the last minute. Apparently some natural disaster or civil unrest made a planned location unsafe. Speculation here on the board was that possibly it was due to rioting in Nepal around the time of the legs in Indonesia and good old comfortable and reliable Phuket was the last minute substitution. Certainly they are very familiar with Phuket and have contacts there, as well as previously planned tasks that could be set up on short notice. However, this is all speculative and we don't know for sure. I'm writing this from memory and I may have a detail or two wrong. There was one or two other possibilities for the changed leg as well.


Yes. We know that the change was made on or before June 23.

BOTH Thailand legs were apparently  substitutes, and last minute changes.

We believe that Nepal was planned, but due to weather and some other issues, had to be changed last minute...
 
Just adding this here to clarify why Phuket again...but further discussion on this should please go to spec on spoilers, okay?
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Re: TAR 19 EP 4 "This is Gonna Be a Fine Mess" (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #18 on: October 11, 2011, 12:12:10 PM »
Press Release:


TEAMS TRAVEL TO PHUKET, THAILAND WHERE THEY SWIM TO THE OCEAN FLOOR AND CLIMB TO NEW HEIGHTS, ON “THE AMAZING RACE” SUNDAY, OCT. 16

After Thailand was devastated by the deadliest tsunami on record, teams give back during challenges

“This is Gonna be a Fine Mess” (Phuket, Thailand) – Teams struggle with an underwater challenge which threatens their positions in the game, and one team’s love for the outdoors comes in handy during a tough climbing challenge, on THE AMAZING RACE, Sunday, Oct. 16 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.  Emmy Award nominee Phil Keoghan is the host.
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Re: TAR 19 EP 4 "This is Gonna Be a Fine Mess" (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #19 on: October 11, 2011, 05:25:52 PM »
^^Be sure to keep checking the first post of the thread for all the press/media releases, and the second post for new videos. :tup:
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Re: TAR 19 EP 4 "This is Gonna Be a Fine Mess" (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #20 on: October 11, 2011, 05:35:57 PM »
Seeing as Bill and Cathi have spoken of their outdoors experience, I'm going to take the oppertunity and believe that the second sentence in the press release refers to them...
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Re: TAR 19 EP 4 "This is Gonna Be a Fine Mess" (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #21 on: October 11, 2011, 05:39:24 PM »
New PREVIEW!

Will try to get it up for all of you later on...

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Re: TAR 19 EP 4 "This is Gonna Be a Fine Mess" (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #22 on: October 11, 2011, 05:59:53 PM »
Wow, looks like they have to put together some kind of structure underwater? Or do they assemble it on the beach and then take it underwater?

I noticed all the T-joints on top of the frame, what do they seem to be putting in them here?






The title bar thing is a lifejacket strap :lol:
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Re: TAR 19 EP 4 "This is Gonna Be a Fine Mess" (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #23 on: October 11, 2011, 06:08:46 PM »
Umbrella Detour:

Marcus and Amani, Liz and Marie, Ernie and Cindy

Underwater Detour:

Andy and Tommy, Justin and Jennifer, Marcus and Amani (switch?)

Roadblock: (I think this is first b/c Marcus isn't wet in the boat)

Tommy, Bill, Marcus
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Re: TAR 19 EP 4 "This is Gonna Be a Fine Mess" (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #24 on: October 11, 2011, 06:21:11 PM »
The new promo is up in post 2. ;)
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Re: TAR 19 EP 4 "This is Gonna Be a Fine Mess" (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #25 on: October 11, 2011, 08:41:27 PM »
Promo 1 CAPS!


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Re: TAR 19 EP 4 "This is Gonna Be a Fine Mess" (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #26 on: October 11, 2011, 08:51:12 PM »
This looks like the speedboat company they are using: http://nonthasakmarine.com/

They offer an all day charter and will probably serve as the taxis for the day as they seem to get to the RB and the Detour on them
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Re: TAR 19 EP 4 "This is Gonna Be a Fine Mess" (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #27 on: October 12, 2011, 07:48:19 AM »
I think at least the roadblock and maybe the detour as well are around the peninsula known as Railay Beach. It would require the speedboat trip and has great rock climbing locations that look a lot like the ones in the preview.

http://www.tripadvisor.com/Attraction_Review-g1597036-d627649-Reviews-Railay_Beach-Railay_Beach_Krabi_Province.html
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Re: TAR 19 EP 4 "This is Gonna Be a Fine Mess" (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #28 on: October 12, 2011, 08:57:01 AM »
The Amazing Race has been in the area before. AR1 went to Railay Beach (I have seen 4 different spellings used) in episode 10. There was the famous ROADBLOCK to climb "the King" which is above Railay Beach. Amazing Race Asia 1 had a ROADBLOCK episode 8 to climb Railay East 123 Wall.  Here is a little tourist info on Railay Beach:

The beaches and stunning cliffs of Railay Beach are certainly worth a day trip, even if you don't stay there. Divided into Railay East and West, the former offers the best rock-climbing cliffs, situated next to mud flats. The West has the sort of soft powdery sands that attract beach bunnies, though longtails dock right here and the resulting noise of the motors can ruin the peacefulness of the gorgeous cerulean sea.

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Re: TAR 19 EP 4 "This is Gonna Be a Fine Mess" (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #29 on: October 12, 2011, 08:58:32 AM »
I thought they did bunny tasks in Denmark. :lol:
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Re: TAR 19 EP 4 "This is Gonna Be a Fine Mess" (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #30 on: October 12, 2011, 09:07:39 AM »
The Amazing Race has been in the area before. AR1 went to Railay Beach (I have seen 4 different spellings used) in episode 10. There was the famous ROADBLOCK to climb "the King" which is above Railay Beach. Amazing Race Asia 1 had a ROADBLOCK episode 8 to climb Railay East 123 Wall.  Here is a little tourist info on Railay Beach:

The beaches and stunning cliffs of Railay Beach are certainly worth a day trip, even if you don't stay there. Divided into Railay East and West, the former offers the best rock-climbing cliffs, situated next to mud flats. The West has the sort of soft powdery sands that attract beach bunnies, though longtails dock right here and the resulting noise of the motors can ruin the peacefulness of the gorgeous cerulean sea.

Do you write travel guides for a living?!

But judging by the presence of a climbing wall in Ko Panyi, I'm inclined to believe this is where we'll see the Roadblock. If I had to guess, I'd think the Detour will take place nearer Phuket, so perhaps we'll see teams venture out to Ko Panyi first before returning to Phuket itself for the Pit Stop.

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Re: TAR 19 EP 4 "This is Gonna Be a Fine Mess" (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #31 on: October 12, 2011, 10:20:48 AM »
It could be, both Railay and Ko Panyi are about the same distance from Phuket. I do think the roadblock is first based on several factors and in the detour caps you can that the same boats brought them to that beach.
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Re: TAR 19 EP 4 "This is Gonna Be a Fine Mess" (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #32 on: October 12, 2011, 07:56:54 PM »
Are the items they build and place under water, platforms to grow coral? I seem to have seen these before in Florida.

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Re: TAR 19 EP 4 "This is Gonna Be a Fine Mess" (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #33 on: October 12, 2011, 08:42:50 PM »
Are the items they build and place under water, platforms to grow coral? I seem to have seen these before in Florida.

I think you're right!
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Re: TAR 19 EP 4 "This is Gonna Be a Fine Mess" (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #34 on: October 12, 2011, 09:05:52 PM »
That's it, north! I have been trying to figure what those are. The coral is what they are placing in all those T joints on top. This is probably also the giving back after the earthquake part.
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Re: TAR 19 EP 4 "This is Gonna Be a Fine Mess" (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #35 on: October 12, 2011, 09:47:10 PM »
I LOVE this!! Thank you Flamant and NoLuck!! :hearts:

How wonderful to have a task that will HELP make a contribution to the area!

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Re: TAR 19 EP 4 "This is Gonna Be a Fine Mess" (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #36 on: October 12, 2011, 09:50:21 PM »
I was in nearby Krabi a few months ago, and it was bizarre that every wave brought in loads of tiny pieces of coral. Apparently this is due to the practise of dynamite fishing, which completely destroys any nearby coral reefs. Its not as widely practised now, and I think it may even have been outlawed, but broken coral still washes ashore on every beach!

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Re: TAR 19 EP 4 "This is Gonna Be a Fine Mess" (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #37 on: October 13, 2011, 10:16:33 PM »
I LOVE this!! Thank you Flamant and NoLuck!! :hearts:

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Re: TAR 19 EP 4 "This is Gonna Be a Fine Mess" (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #38 on: October 14, 2011, 11:52:42 AM »
What's with the "FORMER NFL STAR" in the preview every week. It's getting frustrating. I tend to think that it's Railay Beach too. But Thailand has got loads of small islands and they're all beach paradise and you can't be sure?

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Re: TAR 19 EP 4 "This is Gonna Be a Fine Mess" (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #39 on: October 14, 2011, 11:56:22 AM »
What's with the "FORMER NFL STAR" in the preview every week. It's getting frustrating. I tend to think that it's Railay Beach too. But Thailand has got loads of small islands and they're all beach paradise and you can't be sure?

The detour locations could be anywhere, there'd be thousands of locations that could fit. The roadblock could be one of a few places. The only place we know for certain is Ko Panyi, the Muslim village on stilts.

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Re: TAR 19 EP 4 "This is Gonna Be a Fine Mess" (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #40 on: October 14, 2011, 03:27:14 PM »
There is a new episode preview showing M/A, B/C, and J/S all aborting the water detour due to high currents.

I cannot upload from work, will get it up later tonight.
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Re: TAR 19 EP 4 "This is Gonna Be a Fine Mess" (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #41 on: October 14, 2011, 06:02:41 PM »
New episode PROMO up in post #2!!!
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Re: TAR 19 EP 4 "This is Gonna Be a Fine Mess" (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #42 on: October 14, 2011, 06:39:02 PM »
That looks difficult, I've been out in high surf and current trying to hold on to a kayak and snorkel several times. And they have that big frame and tools with them. I wonder who's going to clean up all that junk they threw on the ocean floor :lol:

It seems like Andy and Tommy may have already finished and are maintaining their wide margin ahead. Or they just already quit. Justin and Jennifer attempted that detour as well, I wonder where they went.
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Re: TAR 19 EP 4 "This is Gonna Be a Fine Mess" (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #43 on: October 14, 2011, 10:22:33 PM »
What's with the "FORMER NFL STAR" in the preview every week. It's getting frustrating. I tend to think that it's Railay Beach too. But Thailand has got loads of small islands and they're all beach paradise and you can't be sure?

Joab, they are the recruited team this season, they have to milk it for the ratings...

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Re: TAR 19 EP 4 "This is Gonna Be a Fine Mess" (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #44 on: October 14, 2011, 11:12:56 PM »
I see the twins doing this detour too, in the Episode Promo.

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Re: TAR 19 EP 4 "This is Gonna Be a Fine Mess" (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #45 on: October 15, 2011, 01:37:20 PM »
yes you do...

UH-OH.....  :ascared:
 
 


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Re: TAR 19 EP 4 "This is Gonna Be a Fine Mess" (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #46 on: October 15, 2011, 01:48:03 PM »
I'm pretty sure that is Justin up in the corner in the red shorts as well. Those two teams seem to be behind.
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Re: TAR 19 EP 4 "This is Gonna Be a Fine Mess" (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #47 on: October 15, 2011, 02:12:44 PM »
After watching the clip, and checking out the speedboat company Prophet posted in an earlier post, I'm 99% sure that the location of the detour is Khai Nok.

The terrain is similar, the island is low-lying and the layout of the place we are shown briefly at 1:09 matches up nicely with all the Google image results. The island is very small, so I'd imagine switching detours would be very quick and that it won't harm the twins too much.

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Re: TAR 19 EP 4 "This is Gonna Be a Fine Mess" (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #48 on: October 15, 2011, 05:01:12 PM »
Except that 3 strong teams have already tried and failed at the water detour... If the twins also try and fail and have to go back to the umbrella task...:duno:
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Re: TAR 19 EP 4 "This is Gonna Be a Fine Mess" (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #49 on: October 15, 2011, 07:05:47 PM »
After watching the clip, and checking out the speedboat company Prophet posted in an earlier post, I'm 99% sure that the location of the detour is Khai Nok.

The terrain is similar, the island is low-lying and the layout of the place we are shown briefly at 1:09 matches up nicely with all the Google image results. The island is very small, so I'd imagine switching detours would be very quick and that it won't harm the twins too much.

My money is on Koh Khai which is further east from Khai Nok.
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Re: TAR 19 EP 4 "This is Gonna Be a Fine Mess" (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #50 on: October 15, 2011, 09:20:17 PM »
Put my chips next to yours. There's an rock (islet?) offshore of Ko Khai that matches the one seen over Amani's shoulder. (photo source)

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Re: TAR 19 EP 4 "This is Gonna Be a Fine Mess" (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #51 on: October 15, 2011, 09:40:19 PM »
I was going by this shot:  Panoramio




I think it is called"Snake Island" but it is not well visited  :lol:
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Re: TAR 19 EP 4 "This is Gonna Be a Fine Mess" (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #52 on: October 15, 2011, 10:20:25 PM »
NICE job you two!!

I was bringing you some background caps...but you already have it!! :lol:

Anyway:


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Re: TAR 19 EP 4 "This is Gonna Be a Fine Mess" (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #53 on: October 15, 2011, 10:33:02 PM »
Okay...while you are on a roll...

Have we definitely found all of these places??

Esp the "in Paradise" location??

And what/where exactly are the guys??

In the usual mat order...high fiving....HMMMM!!!! Could this be a PitStop location? ???






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Re: TAR 19 EP 4 "This is Gonna Be a Fine Mess" (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #54 on: October 15, 2011, 10:35:32 PM »
Well now it's too easy!   :lol:

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Re: TAR 19 EP 4 "This is Gonna Be a Fine Mess" (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #55 on: October 15, 2011, 10:37:25 PM »
Ummmmm........

for YOU maybe!! :lol3:

I think I need a zoom OUT on that one!! :lol:
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Re: TAR 19 EP 4 "This is Gonna Be a Fine Mess" (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #56 on: October 15, 2011, 11:07:47 PM »
So you think Ko Panyi is the pitstop? Someone made a model of it for GE: enable "3D buildings."

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Re: TAR 19 EP 4 "This is Gonna Be a Fine Mess" (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #57 on: October 15, 2011, 11:11:50 PM »
This shot was taken between 9:45 and 10:13 am (assumes June 24th).

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Re: TAR 19 EP 4 "This is Gonna Be a Fine Mess" (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #58 on: October 15, 2011, 11:29:56 PM »
And my time effort :lol: which I think works great with Chateau's!!
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Re: TAR 19 EP 4 "This is Gonna Be a Fine Mess" (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #59 on: October 15, 2011, 11:34:55 PM »
So you think Ko Panyi is the pitstop? Someone made a model of it for GE: enable "3D buildings."

Pit Stop:  yes!

This shot was taken from the end of the dock just like this Panoramio (it's worth zooming in on so go to the source!)

 :lol:  Or, maybe the mat is on the soccer field!   :lol3:



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Re: TAR 19 EP 4 "This is Gonna Be a Fine Mess" (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #60 on: October 15, 2011, 11:43:22 PM »
Also, this is looking familiar, right!  Panoramio  See the dock?



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Re: TAR 19 EP 4 "This is Gonna Be a Fine Mess" (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #61 on: October 15, 2011, 11:51:39 PM »
Oh WOW!! DEF is on the soccer field!! :yess:

That would be a great PitStop!!
 

So Boats to...
Detours first....

then climbing that rock overlooking the stilt town...

Mat on the floating soccer field??

 
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Re: TAR 19 EP 4 "This is Gonna Be a Fine Mess" (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #62 on: October 15, 2011, 11:54:03 PM »
Oh WOW!! DEF is on the soccer field!! :yess:

That would be a great PitStop!!
 

So Boats to...
Detours first....

then climbing that rock overlooking the stilt town...

Mat on the floating soccer field??

 
 :wohoo:

Sure looks like it! My only question would be if the Roadblock and Pit Stop are both on Ko Panyi, why is Cathi waiting on the speedboat for Bill to complete the task?

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Re: TAR 19 EP 4 "This is Gonna Be a Fine Mess" (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #63 on: October 15, 2011, 11:58:36 PM »
Good question.... :duno:


And I have been wondering too...

WHY are all they going PAST the boats here to that blue floaty pier?? ???





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Re: TAR 19 EP 4 "This is Gonna Be a Fine Mess" (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #64 on: October 16, 2011, 12:43:13 AM »
This shot was taken here:

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Re: TAR 19 EP 4 "This is Gonna Be a Fine Mess" (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #65 on: October 16, 2011, 12:44:04 AM »
And if THIS is the boat company...we can find their marina/boat dock in Phuket, right??
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Re: TAR 19 EP 4 "This is Gonna Be a Fine Mess" (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #66 on: October 16, 2011, 12:53:49 AM »
This shot was taken here:



So WHERE is that HERE?? ???

Here where?? More please....
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Re: TAR 19 EP 4 "This is Gonna Be a Fine Mess" (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #67 on: October 16, 2011, 01:08:04 AM »
Here is a zoomed out view of the locations we have so far:

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Re: TAR 19 EP 4 "This is Gonna Be a Fine Mess" (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #68 on: October 16, 2011, 01:10:42 AM »
And if THIS is the boat company...we can find their marina/boat dock in Phuket, right??

That is indeed the same company that Prophet found earlier: Nonthasak Marine. Their dock is the one that Chateau posted just above you.

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Re: TAR 19 EP 4 "This is Gonna Be a Fine Mess" (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #69 on: October 16, 2011, 01:18:33 AM »
Finally got an exact map match! (And we knew it was South Thailand since Episode 1...) South is oriented up in these maps. The island's called Ko Raya Ring.
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Re: TAR 19 EP 4 "This is Gonna Be a Fine Mess" (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #70 on: October 16, 2011, 01:22:18 AM »
Finally got an exact map match! (And we knew it was South Thailand since Episode 1...) South is oriented up in these maps. The island's called Ko Raya Ring.

I already posted this on Page 1, but not with your screenshots! Bing Maps calls the island 'Koh Nom Sao'.

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Re: TAR 19 EP 4 "This is Gonna Be a Fine Mess" (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #71 on: October 16, 2011, 01:28:25 AM »
I remember Dom El (and credit goes to you)! Bing had it mislabelled which is why I got confused and couldn't match the shot, plus Google sends you to all sorts of crazy places if you try to search for Ko Nom Sao.

According to this and this Ko Nom Sao is the little pair of islets 3km to the northeast of Ko Raya Ring, which is the big island.
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Re: TAR 19 EP 4 "This is Gonna Be a Fine Mess" (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #72 on: October 16, 2011, 01:31:12 AM »
Good find! This is where the big name map sites let you down.. Its always better to trust a traditional hand-labelled map!

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Re: TAR 19 EP 4 "This is Gonna Be a Fine Mess" (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #73 on: October 16, 2011, 01:39:23 AM »
I couldn't make any sense of the Bing link either.  It gives a map of the entire Earth and asks:

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    A Ko Panyi, Phangnga, Thailand
    B Ko Panyi, Phangnga, Thailand


 :lol:  I though it was just my PC

But I still don't see where the cliff for the Roadblock is.  Could be Phi Phi since the boat company talks about it.
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Re: TAR 19 EP 4 "This is Gonna Be a Fine Mess" (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #74 on: October 16, 2011, 01:48:49 AM »
Okay, that's the first and last time I'll ever use Bing Maps!  :lol:

But it looks like the Muslim stilt village is set against a backdrop of towering limestone cliffs.



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Re: TAR 19 EP 4 "This is Gonna Be a Fine Mess" (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #75 on: October 16, 2011, 04:03:41 AM »
Phang Nga Province is near Phuket, my fantasy race when there....

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Re: TAR 19 EP 4 "This is Gonna Be a Fine Mess" (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #76 on: October 16, 2011, 04:10:53 PM »
Sure looks like it! My only question would be if the Roadblock and Pit Stop are both on Ko Panyi, why is Cathi waiting on the speedboat for Bill to complete the task?

Why wouldn't she be? They have just come on a really long boat ride from the Detour and she doesn't know where the PitStop is.
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Re: TAR 19 EP 4 "This is Gonna Be a Fine Mess" (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #77 on: October 16, 2011, 04:39:20 PM »
Sure looks like it! My only question would be if the Roadblock and Pit Stop are both on Ko Panyi, why is Cathi waiting on the speedboat for Bill to complete the task?

Why wouldn't she be? They have just come on a really long boat ride from the Detour and she doesn't know where the PitStop is.

Maybe the Pitstop is on the otherside of the Island and they have to take the boat around?  :duno:

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Re: TAR 19 EP 4 "This is Gonna Be a Fine Mess" (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #78 on: October 16, 2011, 04:44:00 PM »
Do you think that Ernie and Cindy used the Express Pass?  We see just Ernie (if you blink you'd miss him altogether) at the detour... What if they thought, 'Oh Hell with it' and used it?  Andy and Tommy looked pretty dang happy... One of the first to arrive or glad they are still in it?

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Re: TAR 19 EP 4 "This is Gonna Be a Fine Mess" (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #80 on: October 16, 2011, 09:24:28 PM »
Does anyone remember if Liz and Marie were shown switching on the air?

They switched?

Greenegg saw them doing the coral Detour in the promo. We've been getting some odd stuff in promos this year.

Also, why did the clue say "you will find Phil at the floating stadium" ?? I wonder if this was supposed to be a TBC at one point or something.

And of course we got another non cluebox and a non paper RI clue.

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Re: TAR 19 EP 4 "This is Gonna Be a Fine Mess" (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #81 on: October 16, 2011, 10:11:55 PM »
Congratulations to Ernie and Cindy for holding on to the Express Pass beyond Leg 4! That's a RECORD. :lol3:

I'm really liking all the teams so far... with the exception of Andy and Tommy being a strong team and completely making the race boring for me by doing a hat trick. Other than that, they're a decent team and >>> BJ and Tyler. HOWEVER, please stop doing what they did at the airport to Zac and Laurence, it's pointless and not funny at all. Don't do a BJ and Tyler, they don't ask you back for Allstars. :lol3:

I'm also not liking Jeremy and Sandy much. Thank goodness they're not getting much edit which probably means they don't win or whatsoever. Even Liz and Marie has more screentime than them.

This season gives me abit of a TAR 7 vibe... We have Amani and Marcus who for God knows what reason always fall from the top to the bottom pack, then we have Bill and Cathi who's doing a Meredith and Gretchen... slow and steady. They don't even know how many legs they're going to survive but that attitude to survive and go through each leg. <3

Justin and Jennifer.. there's something I like about this sibling relationship here. Very real, very true and fun to watch them bicker. They also worked well together as a team and I'm rooting for them too. Too many teams to love this season! :D

Ernie and Cindy... mistake made this leg. Completely falling behind after their strong performance from the first leg. I suggest that they should stop and think sometimes and not just rush through things. Other than that, they're still pretty much a strong contender for the Final 3.

Laurence and Zac... oh well, they got more screentime this leg. But still unforgettable. T_T

I think the Roadblock is underrated. Does it really seem as easy as it seemed? I mean, it seems like every team just sort of breezed through it. I suggest they do a Switchback of The Bowling Moms Roadblock. :lol3: I think Liz and Marie might just die on the spot if they had to do that RB after all the beach detour drama.

Obviously, I thought that making umbrellas couldn't be that hard. But the girls are really weak and do not have strength to go against the windspeed. Poor them. :( <333333333333333333333333333333 Go twins! Do a Kami and Karli and go all the way till Leg 9 at least! :D

Right now I think definitely, we will have Andy and Tommy in the Final 3... Justin and Jennifer and Ernie and Cindy seemed to be the viable choices too. But I have no idea why... Amani and Marcus seemed to be due for winning a leg soon. Or is it just me? :lol:

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Re: TAR 19 EP 4 "This is Gonna Be a Fine Mess" (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #82 on: October 16, 2011, 10:35:58 PM »
Has anybody mentioned this YouTube video of the soccer team on Koh Panyee?  Saw it pointed out on another forum.  A nice story (and great scenery).

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jU4oA3kkAWU

If the link doesn't work (I'm not the best computer person), search TMB Panyee FC short film.

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Re: TAR 19 EP 4 "This is Gonna Be a Fine Mess" (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #83 on: October 16, 2011, 11:42:49 PM »
Has anybody mentioned this YouTube video of the soccer team on Koh Panyee?  Saw it pointed out on another forum.  A nice story (and great scenery).

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jU4oA3kkAWU

If the link doesn't work (I'm not the best computer person), search TMB Panyee FC short film.

Oh thanks for sharing this!! LOVE it!!
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Re: TAR 19 EP 4 "This is Gonna Be a Fine Mess" (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #84 on: October 16, 2011, 11:48:28 PM »
Andy & Ernie went shirtless. Why didn't you Jeremy!  :'(
lol  :lol: I'm such a perv.
Anyway, glad the twins were saved. And Jennifer needs to burst out often! She gets so entertaining when mad  :lol:
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Re: TAR 19 EP 4 "This is Gonna Be a Fine Mess" (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #85 on: October 16, 2011, 11:51:09 PM »
Congratulations to Ernie and Cindy for holding on to the Express Pass beyond Leg 4! That's a RECORD. :lol3:

Gary & Mallory used the Express Pass on Leg 5 last season...

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Re: TAR 19 EP 4 "This is Gonna Be a Fine Mess" (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #86 on: October 17, 2011, 12:52:03 AM »
Has anybody mentioned this YouTube video of the soccer team on Koh Panyee?  Saw it pointed out on another forum.  A nice story (and great scenery).

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jU4oA3kkAWU

If the link doesn't work (I'm not the best computer person), search TMB Panyee FC short film.

damn! you beat me to it!! i was going to post it!!  :groan:  :lol: but yeah it is pretty amazing

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Re: TAR 19 EP 4 "This is Gonna Be a Fine Mess" (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #87 on: October 17, 2011, 08:36:24 AM »
Congratulations to Ernie and Cindy for holding on to the Express Pass beyond Leg 4! That's a RECORD. :lol3:

Gary & Mallory used the Express Pass on Leg 5 last season...

Oh dear, I totally forgot that both times it was used on a Final 9 elimination leg. So actually, Ernie and Cindy already broke the "record' of using it with lesser teams in the race. :lol: But in terms of a real record, Ernie and Cindy needs to NOT use their EP next leg to beat Gary and Mallory's record... maybe they will keep it till Leg 8? :tup:

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Re: TAR 19 EP 4 "This is Gonna Be a Fine Mess" (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #88 on: October 17, 2011, 08:45:12 AM »
Looks like the Pit Start (and the Pit Stop hotel for Legs 2 and 3) was the Sheraton Mustika at Yogyakarta. I can't find the Hindu statue in the opening sequence there though...

« Last Edit: October 17, 2011, 08:58:18 AM by Neobie »
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Re: TAR 19 EP 4 "This is Gonna Be a Fine Mess" (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #89 on: October 17, 2011, 11:33:30 AM »
Congratulations to Ernie and Cindy for holding on to the Express Pass beyond Leg 4! That's a RECORD. :lol3:

Gary & Mallory used the Express Pass on Leg 5 last season...

Oh dear, I totally forgot that both times it was used on a Final 9 elimination leg. So actually, Ernie and Cindy already broke the "record' of using it with lesser teams in the race. :lol: But in terms of a real record, Ernie and Cindy needs to NOT use their EP next leg to beat Gary and Mallory's record... maybe they will keep it till Leg 8? :tup:

They have set a record in keeping quiet about it the longest. For all the little things that have come up, they have yet to even talk about using it.

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Re: TAR 19 EP 4 "This is Gonna Be a Fine Mess" (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #90 on: October 17, 2011, 08:20:23 PM »
Noooooo at Andy and Tommy doing a hat trick! Not that I have anything against them (they're just not one of my favourites), it's just making the race seem boring. But we can't deny they're great racers with loads of experience from being professional surfers. This race seems all too easy for them, the way they're breezing through the tasks. Then again, they do deserve credit for always being careful to read the rules and be aware of their surroundings. Not many teams can do this.

Justin and Jennifer still kinda annoy me, but they raced a strong leg. I still believe they will make the Final 3 and possibly end up second place like most strong, bickering teams.

My first impression of Jeremy and Sandy was that they'd be a bickering team. But over the past few episodes, there didn't seem to be much of them so I thought they're actually peace-loving. But this episode, Jeremy started the snapping and I was like... Alright, guess I'm not rooting for this team. Other than that, they've been consistent throughout the past few legs. I'd think that they're contenders for the Final 3 but based on the previews for next week, I get the feeling that they'll be eliminated sometime soon because of a bad mistake of some sort...

Still not getting much from Lawrence and Zac, but after not doing so well the first leg, they've made a good recovery and have been racing strong the past few legs. They work pretty well together too, but they remind me of Michael and Kevin, so I get the feeling they won't make the Final 3.

Totally rooting for Ernie and Cindy still. I just love this team. If not for their navigation error, they'd have finished in third place. Which worries me, 'cos in a race like this, you can't afford to make such silly mistakes. When there're fewer teams left, that's when the impact will be drastic. I still feel that they will make the Final 3 and possibly wind up in third place like Brian and Ericka.

Amani and Marcus haven't been doing that well, but something tells me they're gonna continue like that and make it through to the Final 5 or 6, and then get eliminated 'cos they're not as strong as other teams. But for now, they can still afford to go the wrong way as they're many teams remaining.

Love Bill and Cathi! Love their positive attitude and how they're always so appreciative of the things around them. They seem to be doing well for some legs, but always wind up 7th place. Oh well, slow and steady! I actually do believe it when Bill said they're gonna be around for some time.

I'm thankful Liz and Marie did not get eliminated. They're clueless and pretty weak, but there's something I like about them. Maybe 'cos they're the only remaining all-female team as well... I don't know if they'll survive the Speed Bump next leg though. And I guess they'll be eliminated soon...

For now, I feel that Andy and Tommy have the highest chances to win the race, not just because they've won three legs, but I'm factoring edit and their meticulousness in too.
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Re: TAR 19 EP 4 "This is Gonna Be a Fine Mess" (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #91 on: October 19, 2011, 12:16:14 AM »
I noticed when Andy / Tommy and Lawrence / Zac checked in at Yogyakarta airport, they were showing the boarding pass being printed.  However, upon close inspection, the boarding pass shown is for flight KQ 116 on July 3.  Googling KQ 116, shows that flight is from Nairobi to Amsterdam.

So, it looks like they swap that clip into Yogyakarta.


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Re: TAR 19 EP 4 "This is Gonna Be a Fine Mess" (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #92 on: October 19, 2011, 12:24:32 AM »
 :welcome: to RFF mjshal!!

And great minds think alike! You are absolutely correct. Come join our guys talking about this over here? Good catch! :jumpy:

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Re: TAR 19 EP 4 "This is Gonna Be a Fine Mess" (Phuket, Thailand)
« Reply #93 on: October 19, 2011, 09:34:53 AM »
I'm going to give credit to the cab driver who drove Liz and Marie for free.... taxi in Phuket = EXPENSIVE. That could be like... maybe 500 baht OR MORE of wasted trip and he has to go back to the airport again! (More than $15 USD for sure... and they don't earn that much in the country)


 

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