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Recruiting: Team FlyerTalk for Amazing Race-style travel competition

Recruiting: Team FlyerTalk for Amazing Race-style travel competition

Old Feb 5, 2009, 10:10 am
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Originally Posted by l'etoile
People from SEA and DCA travel a combined greater distance to Europe than two people leaving from SFO?
Perhaps the connection in DBX on EK will net us more miles, no?

Nice to see we are having fun already...
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Old Feb 5, 2009, 12:00 pm
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BOS2CDG--- Well that explains his sudden hair loss!
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Old Feb 5, 2009, 12:05 pm
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Team "White Collar", a.k.a., Team #3, posting up.

I feel honored to have been chosen among such a well traveled crowd. Wow. And Randy, over the top again with generosity, sending five squads. Thank you.

I would also like to thank my parents, God, Prime Minister Abdullah Bin Ahmad Badawi, the lift attendant working the Highline Express lift at Vail, Paul Blart, the inventor of the Snuggie, the Empire State Building, Mr. Bean, that girl from the bar on Friday night, Wayne Gretzky and cookie monster. I apologize if I left anyone out. Thank you!
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Old Feb 5, 2009, 1:23 pm
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Originally Posted by l'etoile
People from SEA and DCA travel a combined greater distance to Europe than two people leaving from SFO? Clearly, we'll have no problems eliminating this team. One can't do math and the other can't spell (Deluth??). And that's just for starters ...
Really? Is that the hippie math they teach in San Francisco?

The distance between one edge of San Francisco to the other is greater than the distance from Seattle to DC? Really?

I guess that does makes sense for someone who thinks where they live is the entire world!

---oooh... ouch!... too hot to handle!

Originally Posted by geo1005
Methinks that as long as Elizabethhhhhh...
geo, I know your parents taught you better. You're not supposed to make fun of people who stutter when they type!
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Old Feb 5, 2009, 1:28 pm
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Originally Posted by liquid
I apologize if I left anyone out. Thank you!
Hey! If it weren't for me, you'd still be in Seattle looking for your car!
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Old Feb 5, 2009, 2:25 pm
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Originally Posted by missydarlin
Hey! If it weren't for me, you'd still be in Seattle looking for your car!
Now, that's just too funny. Clearly, our competition is 'challenged' - do we need to give the 'the white collar wonders' a head start?!

And, really, Geo and Chex, is that the best you can do? I've come to expect more from you two, but with the 'puffy little cotton balls' ...

... my dreams of daring competition have been dashed.
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Old Feb 5, 2009, 3:21 pm
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geo and chexfan - crushing the ladies dreams since 2000!
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Old Feb 5, 2009, 3:50 pm
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Originally Posted by l'etoile
One can't do math and the other can't spell (Deluth??). And that's just for starters ...
As long as we are playing English teacher, speed is traditionally measured in miles per hour. Something about glass houses comes to mind. It seems to me that l'etoile is en chute libre, a harbinger for Team Deux.

Originally Posted by l'etoile
Look no further we present: Team FlyerTalk!
The most important lesson shes learned is to never say: But thats impossible officer, the car tops out at 165 miles an hour.
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Old Feb 5, 2009, 4:37 pm
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Originally Posted by geo1005
geo and chexfan - crushing the ladies dreams since 2000!
No need to tell us of your, um, failures in the bedroom.
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Old Feb 5, 2009, 4:42 pm
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Originally Posted by liquid
As long as we are playing English teacher, speed is traditionally measured in miles per hour. Something about glass houses comes to mind. It seems to me that l'etoile is en chute libre, a harbinger for Team Deux.
And you would be the musically challenged one? http://www.elyrics.net/read/n/new-or...ur-lyrics.html

BTW ...I bet Elizabethh and I could convince TSA you really are liquid. What do you think of traveling in the hold?

Oh boy, this is going to be fun ...

And just so you know, it's 'well-traveled crowd' not 'well traveled crowd'.

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Old Feb 5, 2009, 4:50 pm
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............and I thought that Competitours was gonna be about TRAVEL, not another soap opera a la TAR, Survivor, Big Brother.

Silly, delusional me!

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Old Feb 5, 2009, 5:28 pm
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Congratulations! At least I got an honorable mention!
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Old Feb 5, 2009, 7:56 pm
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National Toboggan Championships: Warm Up for Team GEC

Now that the excitement is settling in rather than bouncing around, our fierce warrior like win win win selves are kicking in..... To help tame some of the fire, Team GEC is getting OUT of the house and warmin' up at the Snow Bowl in Camden Maine this weekend.... We'll be running two toboggans at the National Toboggan Championships Sat. and Sun. If we're really good you might expect to see some video......

For whatever its worth, I haven't been able to log into this thread tonight-- anyone else having the same issue? I can however post (phew!) this important update.
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Old Feb 5, 2009, 10:18 pm
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Congrats to all of the winning teams.

I'm very pleased to see Randy keeps surprising people who enter his competitions.

Nice work, Randy!
Now get back to the Missus while she's still talking to you.

AND I will leave you with this. For those members who would still like to enter this on you own, I will personally pay $300 of you entry fee for the next two teams that may decide to go for it. AND, I will commit to the others that if this travel competition goes forward, I will sponsor at least one team in the next go around and thus, your chances are not ending, they are only just beginning.

Congrats to our teams and I do hope to one day meet each one of you and personally thank you for your support of FlyerTalk - Go, Team, Go!

[note: of the 10 members selected, I have only met two of them personally]
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Old Feb 6, 2009, 1:13 am
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is Randy sponsoring all the teams? I thought it was just one team at first.
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