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Re: Scavenger Hunt

Postby MotorToad » Tue Jan 15, 2008 2:40 am UTC

To keep the spirit of being "almost." This isn't being used inappropriately, but I'll be damned if it's not inappropriate! :D
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How about a picture of a kitten with spots?
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Re: Scavenger Hunt

Postby keozen » Tue Jan 15, 2008 9:43 am UTC

Spoiler:
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Spoiler'd for size :)

Now show me a photo that would have destroyed the career of the person in the picture, be creative ;)
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Re: Scavenger Hunt

Postby Zohar » Tue Jan 15, 2008 3:07 pm UTC

I think this guy's life got destroyed for a while... I really pity these people.

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Show me a picture that saved someone's life/career.
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Re: Scavenger Hunt

Postby Kineticka » Tue Jan 15, 2008 3:38 pm UTC

Well, it helped him keep some cash flow when wrestling wasn't working out too well...

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I hope I never need money this badly.

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Re: Scavenger Hunt

Postby Platypodes » Tue Jan 15, 2008 9:12 pm UTC

Lego Escher!
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May I please see a coffee mug with a living creature in it?
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Re: Scavenger Hunt

Postby Kineticka » Tue Jan 15, 2008 10:32 pm UTC

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Show me something unusual in a net! (rope/mesh net, not internet :P)

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Re: Scavenger Hunt

Postby Platypodes » Wed Jan 16, 2008 3:37 am UTC

Yep, I always start my day with a nice cup of duckpond.

I think this is "unusual": [Spoiler'd for huge]
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May I see someone who looks stereotypically geeky and is doing something that is stereotypically un-geeky?
videogamesizzle wrote:so, uh, seen any good arbitrary, high numbers lately?

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Re: Scavenger Hunt

Postby Matthias » Wed Jan 16, 2008 4:12 am UTC

Aww... those duckies were way too cute!
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I think rocking out counts as non-geeky, right?

I would like to see a robot and a unicorn in the same picture, but not with the robot riding the unicorn.
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Re: Scavenger Hunt

Postby keozen » Wed Jan 16, 2008 7:29 am UTC

Here ya go:
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Ok, now show me a picture of the perfect workplace
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Re: Scavenger Hunt

Postby Zohar » Wed Jan 16, 2008 9:19 am UTC

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Just switch "apartment" with "office".

Show me a picture of two messengers (or more) racing each other.
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Re: Scavenger Hunt

Postby Platypodes » Wed Jan 16, 2008 10:43 am UTC

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"Or more." Turns out there are organized bike-messenger races in New York.

May I please see a picture that contains both a fish and a mouse? Living or electronic mouse... Bonus points for both.
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Re: Scavenger Hunt

Postby Kabann » Wed Jan 16, 2008 11:38 am UTC

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I'd like to see some fantastic creature other than King Kong climbing a building.
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Re: Scavenger Hunt

Postby MotorToad » Wed Jan 16, 2008 3:21 pm UTC

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Duck footed scubapuss?
Or, the biggest monster of modern times...
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Advertising!
How about (easy) an airplane in the sea, or (difficult) a submarine in the sky.
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Re: Scavenger Hunt

Postby McCaber » Wed Jan 16, 2008 11:57 pm UTC

I've got both of them.

The airplane underwater
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and the flying submarine.
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Now I'd like to see a combat spoon, on fire.
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Re: Scavenger Hunt

Postby Platypodes » Thu Jan 17, 2008 5:46 am UTC

I'm not sure what makes a spoon combat-worthy. Does this work?

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Credit http://www.blog.iancurcio.com/2006/08/t ... spoon.html

If so, may I please see a picture containing exactly three spotted mushrooms?
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Re: Scavenger Hunt

Postby Kineticka » Thu Jan 17, 2008 5:50 am UTC

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Requesting a professional-ability chalk drawing on a sidewalk.

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Re: Scavenger Hunt

Postby Platypodes » Thu Jan 17, 2008 6:07 am UTC

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You led me to discover Julian Beever. I am in awe.

May I please see a ladle being used to scoop something non-edible?
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Re: Scavenger Hunt

Postby Kineticka » Thu Jan 17, 2008 6:16 am UTC

As an aside, that artist is exactly who I was thinking of when I gave that quest. :)

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Re: Scavenger Hunt

Postby Platypodes » Thu Jan 17, 2008 7:04 am UTC

Kineticka wrote:As an aside, that artist is exactly who I was thinking of when I gave that quest. :)

Hee. I looked at several people's work, and his was my favorite.
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Re: Scavenger Hunt

Postby Zohar » Thu Jan 17, 2008 9:34 am UTC

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A ladle of molten steel.

May I see a bubble encompassing something that is not human or air? Preferably a real bubble, not drawn.
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Re: Scavenger Hunt

Postby Platypodes » Thu Jan 17, 2008 9:54 am UTC

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Genuine smoke-filled bubble courtesy of http://www.bubblemania.com/amazing-photos/

May I please see a functional glass object (e.g. a bottle or a window, not a sculpture) that has been at least partially melted but is still recognizable? Objects that are in the process of being created out of molten glass do not count.
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Re: Scavenger Hunt

Postby MotorToad » Thu Jan 17, 2008 3:01 pm UTC

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I want to see a lava flow overrunning something man-made and "permanent."
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Re: Scavenger Hunt

Postby Kineticka » Thu Jan 17, 2008 3:16 pm UTC

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I was going to post Pompeii, then I remembered that Vesuvius blew up in ashes. :( Silly technicalities.

I'd like to see a structure or sculpture built entirely of books.

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Re: Scavenger Hunt

Postby Zohar » Thu Jan 17, 2008 3:27 pm UTC

I've got two. The first might be disqualified for not being actual books:
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But I think the second, at least, is OK:
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Now get me a picture of a battle between two gigantic creatures (like, King Kong and T-Rex's). The bigger the better.
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Re: Scavenger Hunt

Postby Rodan » Thu Jan 17, 2008 10:00 pm UTC

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big enough?

Fetch me an orange being shot from something.

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Re: Scavenger Hunt

Postby ++$_ » Thu Jan 17, 2008 10:07 pm UTC

Orange being shot (by a gun) "from" somewhere nearby:
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(It's enormous)

Get me a photo of at least 100 grams of a chemical I've never heard of before.

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Re: Scavenger Hunt

Postby Hangar » Fri Jan 18, 2008 5:40 am UTC

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Click the pic for proof.

This gave me the idea:
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Show me a picture of an American actress making a fool out of herself.

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Re: Scavenger Hunt

Postby Platypodes » Thu Jan 24, 2008 6:27 am UTC

Pamela Anderson (born in Canada, but a long-time US resident with American citizenship) looking particularly intelligent:
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May I please see an elderly person playing a video game?
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Re: Scavenger Hunt

Postby xooll » Thu Jan 24, 2008 7:00 am UTC

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Find me an angry crayon.
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Re: Scavenger Hunt

Postby Platypodes » Thu Jan 24, 2008 8:08 am UTC

Not hot-linkable.

http://diemchau.com/storytelling/index.html?3

May I please see a creature (animal or human) chewing on a sock?
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Re: Scavenger Hunt

Postby Moo » Thu Jan 24, 2008 11:19 am UTC

Now with added "aaaaaaauuuuuuuuwww" factor.

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I would like to see an odd shaped gate or door.
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Re: Scavenger Hunt

Postby Zohar » Thu Jan 24, 2008 6:10 pm UTC

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Picture I took in Barcelona. Designed by Gaudi.

Get me... something dressing up as something else, but neither of these if a human (like some pupils decorating their classrooms like a forest or something).
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Re: Scavenger Hunt

Postby Moo » Thu Jan 24, 2008 6:35 pm UTC

((must... not... post beedogs!))
Proverbs 9:7-8 wrote:Anyone who rebukes a mocker will get an insult in return. Anyone who corrects the wicked will get hurt. So don't bother correcting mockers; they will only hate you.
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Re: Scavenger Hunt

Postby Platypodes » Sat Jan 26, 2008 10:11 am UTC

How about a car dressed up as the ocean?
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I'd like to see an apartment with purple interior walls.
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Re: Scavenger Hunt

Postby Zohar » Sat Jan 26, 2008 3:13 pm UTC

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Get me an interesting knot.
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Re: Scavenger Hunt

Postby Kineticka » Sat Jan 26, 2008 4:58 pm UTC

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Show me someone famous doing a side job.

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Re: Scavenger Hunt

Postby MotorToad » Sat Jan 26, 2008 11:03 pm UTC

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How about someone ordinary doing something extraordinary.
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Re: Scavenger Hunt

Postby Mr. Beck » Sun Jan 27, 2008 6:36 am UTC

Guy built himself a wing and bodged on some jet engines. Would you call him ordinary?
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Can fly level for 5min. As close to being a bird as you can get.

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Re: Scavenger Hunt

Postby Mr. Beck » Mon Jan 28, 2008 9:11 pm UTC

Ummm...looks like I killed it. Someone else can post a new object if they want.

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Re: Scavenger Hunt

Postby Quadropus » Mon Jan 28, 2008 10:34 pm UTC

Well, here is a random picture:
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I would like to see something strange either riding something, or being ridden.
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