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Re: EP3 Title : I'm in Russia Playing with the Dolls
« Reply #50 on: March 08, 2006, 02:44:03 PM »
ok puddin im on it to transolate for u :kuss:


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Re: EP3 Title : I'm in Russia Playing with the Dolls
« Reply #51 on: March 08, 2006, 02:46:17 PM »
Slowhatch we're both right -- Novodevichy, or "New Maidens Convent". Thought I was going crazy for a minute.
Click on my links and you'll see these are the same places.
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Re: EP3 Title : I'm in Russia Playing with the Dolls
« Reply #52 on: March 08, 2006, 02:50:02 PM »
The big one is 8" tall.

There are 30 pieces in all.

Maybe they have to find the Red Matryoshka.   ;)
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Re: EP3 Title : I'm in Russia Playing with the Dolls
« Reply #53 on: March 08, 2006, 02:54:39 PM »
Yeah, the cathedals are the same. I was not sure until looking at Slowhatch's webcam site and you see other buildings that match Sups pics.   

But it's not the pitstop due to Puddin's observation that Eric & Jeremy are counting money in the Red Square shot.

And.... where is it located on the map?
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Re: EP3 Title : I'm in Russia Playing with the Dolls
« Reply #54 on: March 08, 2006, 02:57:34 PM »
The name of the cathedral is actually Smolensky Cathedral.
"The convent is rather like a miniature Kremlin and the magnificent 5-domed Smolensky Cathedral was built in 1525 in the same style as the Kremlin Cathedral of the Assumption"

The location is in the south-west of Moscow, at the curve of Moscow-River. (that's the best description I have so far so start googling!)


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Re: EP3 Title : I'm in Russia Playing with the Dolls
« Reply #55 on: March 08, 2006, 02:57:51 PM »
Depart              Arrive               Carrier/Flight                    Equip                    Freq               Stop/Connex          Trip Time
3:05pm         12:10pm+1         LH 0503 / 3180               744/320                  47                  FRA 0:55 hrs.         15:05 hrs.

3:05pm         12:10pm+1        RG 7172* / LH 3180         744/320                  47                  FRA 0:55 hrs.          15:05 hrs.

3:05pm          1:25pm+1         RG 7172* / LH 3182         744/320                   4                  FRA 2:10 hrs.           16:20 hrs.

3:05pm          1:25pm+1            LH 0503 / 3182            744/320                    4                  FRA 2:10 hrs.         16:20 hrs.

5:10pm         5:50pm+1           BA 0246 / SU 0581          744/321                   46                LHR 3:40 hrs.         18:40 hrs.

5:35pm         3:15pm+1            AF 0455 / 1944              772/320                    D                CDG 0:50 hrs.         15:40 hrs.

6:45pm         6:05pm+1             LH 0527 / 3186             346/320                    D                 FRA 2:45 hrs.         17:20 hrs.

6:45pm         6:05pm+1            RG 7109* / LH 3186        346/320                    D                FRA 2:45 hrs.         17:20 hrs.

6:45pm         7:25pm+1            RG 7109* / SU 0106        346/320                    D                FRA 3:45 hrs.         18:40 hrs.

6:45pm         7:25pm+1            LH 0527 / SU 0106           346/320                   D                FRA 3:45 hrs.         18:40 hrs.

7:45pm         5:55pm+1            JJ 8098 / AF 2044*           330/319                 246              CDG 1:00 hrs.         16:10 hrs.

7:45pm         5:55pm+1            JJ 8098 / SU 0250            330/319                  246              CDG 1:00 hrs.         16:10 hrs.

7:45pm         6:30pm+1            JJ 8098 / AF 2244            330/320                  X5                CDG 1:50 hrs.         16:45 hrs.

7:45pm         6:30pm+1            JJ 8098 / SU 0450*          330/320                   X5               CDG 1:50 hrs.         16:45 hrs.

10:10pm       9:45pm+1            RG 8720 / AF 2544           M11/320                  X5               CDG 2:35 hrs.          17:35 hrs.

10:10pm      9:45pm+1             RG 8720 / SU 0446*         M11/320                  X5               CDG 2:35 hrs.          17:35 hrs.

10:25pm      12:05am+2            RG 8740 / SU 0108           772/319                  D                FRA 4:50 hrs.           19:40 hrs.

10:25pm      10:45pm+1            RG 8740 / LH 3188           772/AB6                 47               FRA 3:45 hrs.           18:20 hrs.

10:55pm       9:45pm+1             JJ 8096 / AF 2544            330/320                  X5              CDG 1:40 hrs.           16:50 hrs.

10:55pm      9:45pm+1              JJ 8096 / SU 0446*          330/320                  X5              CDG 1:40 hrs.           16:50 hrs.

10:55pm       10:15pm+1           JJ 8096 / AF 2144*          330/320                    D              CDG 1:55 hrs.            17:20 hrs.

10:55pm       10:15pm+1           JJ 8096 / SU 0252            330/320                    D              CDG 1:55 hrs.            17:20 hrs.

11:25pm       12:05am+2           LH 9689* / SU 0108          772/319                   D               FRA 4:50 hrs.            18:40 hrs.

11:25pm       10:45pm+1           LH 9689* / 3188               772/AB6                  47              FRA 3:45 hrs.            17:20 hrs.

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Re: EP3 Title : I'm in Russia Playing with the Dolls
« Reply #56 on: March 08, 2006, 02:59:09 PM »
Here's the kmz on the kritter.

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Re: EP3 Title : I'm in Russia Playing with the Dolls
« Reply #57 on: March 08, 2006, 03:06:46 PM »
Here's the kmz on the kritter.

I was about to jump through hoops to capture the image and get it posted. How did you do that cool trick with the kmz thingy?  :puter:

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Re: EP3 Title : I'm in Russia Playing with the Dolls
« Reply #58 on: March 08, 2006, 03:14:26 PM »
Once you have "pushpinned" a location and tagged it with a description, you'll see a listing in the "my places" column. Right-click an entry and save it as a kmz file, then attach it to a post just like you would with a picture.

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Re: EP3 Title : I'm in Russia Playing with the Dolls
« Reply #59 on: March 08, 2006, 03:14:45 PM »
Post it anyway!

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Re: EP3 Title : I'm in Russia Playing with the Dolls
« Reply #60 on: March 08, 2006, 03:17:39 PM »
About the flights, remember that we have a picture of Eric & Jeremy leaving the Moscow  pit stop at 4:30 am. 

So that means they arrived the day before at a time that allows them to complete all the tasks (high-dive, dolls, more?) by 4:30 pm.

I believe that the sun rose at 7:58AM on November 11 in Moscow.  Sun sets at 4:28PM And since it looks like is just getting light in the sky and the buildings are taking shape I would estimate that the time is between 7 and 7:30AM.  That means they might be ending their tasks in the dark around 7PM the day before.
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Re: EP3 Title : I'm in Russia Playing with the Dolls
« Reply #61 on: March 08, 2006, 03:19:08 PM »
Post it anyway!

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Re: EP3 Title : I'm in Russia Playing with the Dolls
« Reply #62 on: March 08, 2006, 03:27:03 PM »
Once you have "pushpinned" a location and tagged it with a description, you'll see a listing in the "my places" column. Right-click an entry and save it as a kmz file, then attach it to a post just like you would with a picture.

Thanks!
I don't know about you guys but I've gotten a lot of stuff done at work this afternoon.  :giggle:  :grins:

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Re: EP3 Title : I'm in Russia Playing with the Dolls
« Reply #63 on: March 08, 2006, 03:50:19 PM »
Chekhov, Eisenstein, Krushchev...take your pick. I'll put in an early guess and say this is going to be another Evita-Senghor "find the grave" task.

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Re: EP3 Title : I'm in Russia Playing with the Dolls
« Reply #64 on: March 08, 2006, 04:12:15 PM »
zipline task
teams rush to the zipline; Bj/Tyler, Eric/Jeremy, Mojo, & Lori with purple bandana
BJ/Tyler
Lake
Yolanda
Ray?
Alaya company in Brazil

teams wait for the bus to go back to Sγo Paulo. Mojo took off their jackets since they're hot already.
The bus station in episode 2. Check the green door.
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Re: EP3 Title : I'm in Russia Playing with the Dolls
« Reply #65 on: March 08, 2006, 04:25:00 PM »
Chekhov, Eisenstein, Krushchev...take your pick. I'll put in an early guess and say this is going to be another Evita-Senghor "find the grave" task.

So detours would be search dolls or search dead. Well not that morbid of a title but searching graves or searching through all those dolls. I feel sorry for those who chose the dolls. We never found the theater right? It might not be too far from Novodevichy.

Dolls: Raylonda, Frats, Franknberry, Lake/Michelle
Graves: MoJo
Unknown: Nerds, Hippies, Dees, Wanda/Desiree (no nickname for them yet?)

So I guess the roadblock is the dive (only one team member doing it)

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Re: EP3 Title : I'm in Russia Playing with the Dolls
« Reply #66 on: March 08, 2006, 04:40:21 PM »
Theres a team running with Mo-Jo but I'm on my laptop ..I'll check later to see if I could catch them . Maybe its the Nerds ? we see them sharing a ride .
Graves , cool that you all might have found the other detour !!

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Re: EP3 Title : I'm in Russia Playing with the Dolls
« Reply #67 on: March 08, 2006, 04:50:52 PM »
TTOW seems to be a private joke between the two--if you can decipher the entry by Tyler on this page, be my guest.
And "Team Pinkies" have their own team page now (as distinct from the individual pages).

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Re: EP3 Title : I'm in Russia Playing with the Dolls
« Reply #68 on: March 08, 2006, 05:06:46 PM »
^^ things that once were ???

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Re: EP3 Title : I'm in Russia Playing with the Dolls
« Reply #69 on: March 08, 2006, 05:12:06 PM »
TTOW seems to be a private joke between the two--if you can decipher the entry by Tyler on this page, be my guest.
And "Team Pinkies" have their own team page now (as distinct from the individual pages).
I've made some friends  :jumpy:

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Re: EP3 Title : I'm in Russia Playing with the Dolls
« Reply #70 on: March 08, 2006, 05:40:54 PM »
ooh, allow me.

Roadblock: teams must dive into a deep pool and retrieve a clue.

Chaika swimming complex (thanks to Slowhatch)
BJ cheers on as Tyler screams out: "banzai"
Wanda has a deep water phobia
Desiree worries; water is 29 degrees Celsius
Yolanda has no shoes so she did it
Monica (thanks to Slowhatch), David might be in the background. (thanks to supsandalee)
Michelle?
unknown
who dey?

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Chaika Sports Complex      
Address: Turchaninov Pereulok 1/3
Metro: Park Kultury
Tel: 246-1344
This is a very popular pool among young people. If you are at all interested in bathing suit fashion, this is the place to go. There are 25-meter and 50-meter open-air pools with a water temperature of 27 degrees Celsius. Open daily 7:00 - 22:15. Admission: 150 rbls. Monthly membership: 200 - 750 rbls. The place also offers a mini-golf court, 5 tennis courts, beauty salon and a restaurant.

ep. 2 roadblock: BJ, Dave, Lake, Joseph, Jeremy, Desiree, Danielle, Ray, Fran, Joni.

*** press release: encouraged by the other teams, another racer jumps off a high dive despite their inability to swim.
That's Mojo

Monica/Joseph, BJ/Tyler, and Eric/Jeremy(beach bums) know how to swim so we still have Yolanda, Michelle, David, Double D, Fran/Barry
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Re: EP3 Title : I'm in Russia Playing with the Dolls
« Reply #71 on: March 08, 2006, 05:50:44 PM »
puddin, can we ask double d, how's the food in Italy? Then we know they survived up to that leg. I don't think they'll answer. What's a clever way to ask online?

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« Reply #72 on: March 08, 2006, 06:02:02 PM »
puddin, can we ask double d, how's the food in Italy? Then we know they survived up to that leg. I don't think they'll answer. What's a clever way to ask online?
I promised I wouldn't ask anything about the race , sorry ..they all know about RFF and that we like spoilers   :-[

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Re: EP3 Title : I'm in Russia Playing with the Dolls
« Reply #73 on: March 08, 2006, 06:08:42 PM »
You should Congradulate the Dees for finally having the hot girls make it past the second leg, or ask them if they feel like they are getting Kami and Karli edit from the fifth season

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Re: EP3 Title : I'm in Russia Playing with the Dolls
« Reply #74 on: March 08, 2006, 06:22:58 PM »
Count the matryoshka dolls.

Area:
Using the picture of the stage I estimated that the three tables have diameters of 21.0, 10.3, and 3.3 feet (the accuracy is artificial, it’s just an artifact of using a ruler against my monitor).  The width of the ring-shaped tables is 1.7 feet.  The gap or missing part of each ring is about 2 feet wide.  All together the table top area is 157 square feet.

Density:
I see 12”, 8”, 7”, and 6” dolls that have diameters of about one half their heights.  I arranged on the 157 square feet of tabletop (gedanken experiment here) 58 of the 12” dolls, 88 of the 8” dolls, 100 of the 7” dolls, and 117 of the 6” dolls with a spatial coverage density of 80%.  That means that, looking down, 80% of the table top is covered by a doll. 

How Many Dolls:
Looking at the shot of dolls next to Lake I estimated 7 dolls inside the 6” doll.  From that, just say that the 7” is 10 dolls, the 8” is 12 dolls, and the 12” is 14 dolls.  It does not look like these dolls go to the extreme of the example I posted earlier.  Working it all out there are 3804 dolls.  Taking all the dolls apart would involve 3441 acts of separation.

How long to find a clue:
Assume that there are 9 clues hidden in the collection.  Then the expected average number of separations a team would have to do is 382.  Say that it takes 1 second to separate a doll.  Then one racer should find a clue in 382 seconds or just over 6 min.  Half that time for both doing the task.  If it takes longer that one second to get a doll apart then the expected time gets longer in proportion.  Sometimes they get stuck and it is hard to open them.
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