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Re: Amazing Race 19 LIVE Sightings! Tweets Go here please! **read post 1**
« Reply #475 on: July 05, 2011, 11:45:14 PM »
Trust me!  It was dark in any part of Europe that matters when that shot was taken.  Sure the sun was visible above the arctic circle but really, do you think he's tweeting and taking pictures up there?

The shot was 2 hours old at 6:11 pm Pacific time. 
That was 1:11 am in Amsterdam, Solar altitude was -14.47 degrees.
That was 12:11 am in London, Solar altitude was -14.76 degrees. 
That was 1:11 am in Oslo, Solar altitude was -7.27 degrees. 
That was 2:11 am in St. Petersburg, Solar altitude was -6.16 degrees.
That was 11:11 pm in Reykjavik, Solar altitude was 1.27 degrees (too low to make the shadows as seen in the shot).

Just take a look at the Earth shadow curve and you can see where it was dark.
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Re: Amazing Race 19 LIVE Sightings! Tweets Go here please! **read post 1**
« Reply #476 on: July 06, 2011, 12:29:48 AM »
So sorry.. Did not mean to cause such a stir. I could not tell what time the picture was actually taken. I was “only” saying that unless one has traveled in those more northern areas in the summer..one may not be aware how late the sun stays up!... so just a simple comment not to discount those elements….not necessarily for that particular photo, but any photo where those things may make a difference..that’s all folks!   now back to tracking...


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Re: Amazing Race 19 LIVE Sightings! Tweets Go here please! **read post 1**
« Reply #477 on: July 06, 2011, 12:47:44 AM »
No problem.  Actually, I'm hoping that they are still in Europe because we need more locations to flesh out the route. 

Need more solid Tweets.
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Re: Amazing Race 19 LIVE Sightings! Tweets Go here please! **read post 1**
« Reply #478 on: July 06, 2011, 01:45:41 AM »
Guys, sorry I was away for 12 hours... exams  :'(
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Re: Amazing Race 19 LIVE Sightings! Tweets Go here please! **read post 1**
« Reply #479 on: July 06, 2011, 02:17:28 AM »
RESEARCHRESEARCHRESEARCH

The poster posted on 8:28am on 5 July, presumed Milan, Italy time. flightstats shows several flights from Africa arriving in Milan between 12:00am to 08:00am on 5 July. It is very likely that the poster flew in from Addis Ababa (earlier posts indicate she was on a volunteer trip)

Flight ET 708 touched down at 05:15am local time in Milan on 5 July. It was a 7-hour flight from ADD. This could be the flight the poster was on, and possibly the racers he/she spotted. Further searching shows ET 870 from 03:05pm Lilongwe time which arrived 07:45pm Addis Ababa time.

Teams could have left Lilongwe on the afternoon of 4 July on ET870 to ADD the same night. At that night around 11pm teams could have boarded ET708 to Milan. 3 hours after touch down in Italy, we have our possible sighting.  :jam:

Alternatively, others' conjecture about the Amsterdam to Milan connection is also possible due to multiple flights. I just brought up this flight sequence as it seems clearer and more credible time-wise. I'm not 100% sure if they are still in Milan now, or if they were there at all. But it's a start!  :hearts:
I hope poster can be contacted asap.

Some links for the flights:
http://www.flightstats.com/go/FlightStatus/flightStatusByFlight.do?id=231729584&airline=ET&flightNumber=870&departureDate=2011-07-04 <LLW-ADD>
http://www.flightstats.com/go/FlightStatus/flightStatusByFlight.do?id=231729677&airline=ET&flightNumber=708&departureDate=2011-07-04 <ADD-MXP>


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Re: Amazing Race 19 LIVE Sightings! Tweets Go here please! **read post 1**
« Reply #480 on: July 06, 2011, 02:38:58 AM »
Also:

There is a comment that she expected to be in Milan by 515 PM
She gave someone her Italian phrasebook, wondered where they would be going.

Sadly, I see no way to contact her...
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Re: Amazing Race 19 LIVE Sightings! Tweets Go here please! **read post 1**
« Reply #481 on: July 06, 2011, 03:18:01 AM »
Hey guys, found this on FB:

(edited out unrelated Race stuff) two Amazing Race people ran past us at KLCC.... that's about it for the week  (20 hours ago )



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Re: Amazing Race 19 LIVE Sightings! Tweets Go here please! **read post 1**
« Reply #482 on: July 06, 2011, 03:30:20 AM »
Excellent!! This strongly suggests that our "missing link" after Phuket could be Kuala Lumpur!! Great find thanks!

Have asked for more info...
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Re: Amazing Race 19 LIVE Sightings! Tweets Go here please! **read post 1**
« Reply #483 on: July 06, 2011, 03:32:07 AM »
Have FINALLY finished uploading all the pics from the Taipei team!! Thanks to them, we have some awesome new shots and much better looks at some of the teams!!

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Re: Amazing Race 19 LIVE Sightings! Tweets Go here please! **read post 1**
« Reply #484 on: July 06, 2011, 09:52:08 AM »
Also:

There is a comment that she expected to be in Milan by 515 PM
She gave someone her Italian phrasebook, wondered where they would be going.

Sadly, I see no way to contact her...

I looked this over and the "5:15 pm" is definitely a typo.  Her next post, the one after the flight, was made before 5:15 pm July 5th.  So she saw a team on her flight from ADD to MXP that left on July 4th at 11:00 pm and arrived in Milan at 5:10 am on July 5th. 

The really serious implication of this is that it says there is a two day disparity between the Team on her flight and the Teams that were on the flight to AMS from Nairobi !   :ascared

Those Teams landed in AMS at 5:40 am on July 3rd and could have been in Milan as early as 9:30 am that day.
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Re: Amazing Race 19 LIVE Sightings! Tweets Go here please! **read post 1**
« Reply #485 on: July 06, 2011, 10:07:13 AM »
Excellent!! This strongly suggests that our "missing link" after Phuket could be Kuala Lumpur!! Great find thanks!

Have asked for more info...

Intriguing!  I'm currently working on an Amazing Race story/game on a different forum -- Reality TV World.  It features previous winners and once I'm finished the story, I'll post it on the Amazing Race Fantasy Games section so you can see it all.  And I had the Final 5 teams travel to Kuala Lumpur!  Talk about a coincidence!  Anyway, I'd like to see the teams in KL.

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Re: Amazing Race 19 LIVE Sightings! Tweets Go here please! **read post 1**
« Reply #486 on: July 06, 2011, 10:22:22 AM »
Surely if it was in such a well-connected city as KL, and in such a popular place as the KLCC, we would have heard more about it? Malaysia is very popular for Amazing-Race style scavenger hunts. I saw one in action last week in Melaka, and saw a poster advertising another one in KL.. It was probably just one of these?

I will be so upset if it Kuala Lumpur turns out to be true. I've been travelling round south-east asia and hoping to see the race, and was in KL for the whole of the last week!

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Re: Amazing Race 19 LIVE Sightings! Tweets Go here please! **read post 1**
« Reply #487 on: July 06, 2011, 11:35:06 AM »
JMO, but I would be very surprised to see a leg in Malaysia. Five consecutive legs in the same area of southeast Asia? And flying from Jakarta to Phuket then back to Kuala Lumpur seems like backtracking to me.  :duno:

Or were you thinking it was just a connection.
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Re: Amazing Race 19 LIVE Sightings! Tweets Go here please! **read post 1**
« Reply #488 on: July 06, 2011, 08:21:31 PM »
JMO, but I would be very surprised to see a leg in Malaysia. Five consecutive legs in the same area of southeast Asia? And flying from Jakarta to Phuket then back to Kuala Lumpur seems like backtracking to me.  :duno:

Or were you thinking it was just a connection.
KLCC is not a airport..it is a shopping area!

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

All spec so let's go over there?


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« Reply #489 on: July 06, 2011, 09:15:31 PM »
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I just saw the whole crew and cast of The Amazing Race here in Brussels Belgium!! Their PitStop is in the famous Landmark The Atomium!! Can't wait to see on its airing!!

Five minutes ago on Facebook :hearts:


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« Reply #490 on: July 06, 2011, 09:19:12 PM »
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I just saw the whole crew and cast of The Amazing Race here in Brussels Belgium!! Their PitStop is in the famous Landmark The Atomium!! Can't wait to see on its airing!!

Five minutes ago on Facebook :hearts:

Great find!  :yess:

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Re: Amazing Race 19 LIVE Sightings! Tweets Go here please! **read post 1**
« Reply #491 on: July 06, 2011, 09:41:05 PM »
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I just saw the whole crew and cast of The Amazing Race here in Brussels Belgium!! Their PitStop is in the famous Landmark The Atomium!! Can't wait to see on its airing!!

Five minutes ago on Facebook :hearts:

Great find!  :yess:

Hope this is true, but "5 minutes ago" is about 10:10 PM EST which is 4:10 AM. Strange time for a pitstop (unless teams are leaving).

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Re: Amazing Race 19 LIVE Sightings! Tweets Go here please! **read post 1**
« Reply #492 on: July 06, 2011, 09:50:01 PM »
I am going to change our usual and give the FB link because I need help finding this post, it isn't coming up for me...

http://www.facebook.com/amazingrace#!/amazingrace?sk=wall&filter=1




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Re: Amazing Race 19 LIVE Sightings! Tweets Go here please! **read post 1**
« Reply #493 on: July 06, 2011, 10:07:31 PM »
Here:

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Re: Amazing Race 19 LIVE Sightings! Tweets Go here please! **read post 1**
« Reply #494 on: July 06, 2011, 10:14:10 PM »
WHERE is that please? Thread, comment...where? It is not searching for me :lol:
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« Reply #495 on: July 06, 2011, 10:15:48 PM »
It's the first post on the link you gave.  :tup:
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« Reply #496 on: July 06, 2011, 10:29:54 PM »
They hate me. :lol:
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« Reply #497 on: July 06, 2011, 10:30:37 PM »
I have it now...so WEIRD!!
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Re: Amazing Race 19 LIVE Sightings! Tweets Go here please! **read post 1**
« Reply #498 on: July 06, 2011, 10:36:35 PM »
Peach, I had found it and was going to give you the user name and FB page link, but since you found it, I'm not going to post it because I don't want to break any rules.

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Re: Amazing Race 19 LIVE Sightings! Tweets Go here please! **read post 1**
« Reply #499 on: July 06, 2011, 11:12:13 PM »
http://twitter.com/#!/bubrussels/statuses/87964143029731330

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The Lugano Leadership Academy is officially underway! Participants start tomorrow with the Amazing Race through Lugano.
4 Jul via LinkedIn

This sounds strange, even though Lugano is in Switzerland, the Leadership Academy belongs to the Boston University Brussels Campus???

Post Datum: Now I realize it is an AR for the Academy Participants only which are sent from Belgium to Switzerland! Case dismissed!

Off topic: Hate it when TAR and TARLA run at the same time and worse, when they air same time, same day, and the episode number even matches!
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