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Item #197 - I’d Definitely Give Him Pi! 

IMAGE. Find a man wearing a brown baseball cap to the right of the playground on the beach below Boulevard park in Bellingham, Washington at 11:00AM to 11:30AM (Washington time, of course). Get a picture of him and you, with you holding up a piece of paper with your team name and “I found you in Washington!” written on it. Bring him a kite, paper airplane, or frisbee for his trouble.

Huge thanks to our friend Puck, who not only gave Misha a Pi kite, but also brought an adorable kitten for Maison to play with!  We submitted the top pic, but Misha told Puck that any pic featuring Maison and Kitty would totally count too! :D  We have learned to ALWAYS work with kids and animals! 

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Item #185 - We’re movin’ on up!

IMAGE or VIDEO. Get “GISHWHES” spelled out at night by using the effect of lit and unlit office windows in a skyscraper. We must be able to clearly see the word and it must span at least 30 stories.

We could only get permission for a limited number of offices, so we had to spell GISHWHES out letter by letter - not exactly what we wanted, but we were thrilled to even be able to try this item at all!  Thank you, Seattle!

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Item #40 - The Answer is Blowing in the Wind!

VIDEO. Collect 100 clusters of dandelion fluff balls, and with the help of friends, blow them all clean within 8 seconds. While you’re at it, you might as well wish for world peace.21 POINTS

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Item #196 - Bolotnaya, Baby!
IMAGE. Find a woman in Bolotnaya Square (aka “Swamp Square”) in Moscow, Russia, on a bridge at 8:00 PM to 8:30 PM (Moscow time, of course) wearing Gishwhes Green. Get a picture of her and you, with you holding up a piece of paper with your team name and “I found you in Russia!” written on it. Curtsy in front of her as you approach or she might not take a picture.

Item #196 - Bolotnaya, Baby!


IMAGE. Find a woman in Bolotnaya Square (aka “Swamp Square”) in Moscow, Russia, on a bridge at 8:00 PM to 8:30 PM (Moscow time, of course) wearing Gishwhes Green. Get a picture of her and you, with you holding up a piece of paper with your team name and “I found you in Russia!” written on it. Curtsy in front of her as you approach or she might not take a picture.

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Item #187 - Wait, We Actually KNOW Someone in Qatar?  SWEET!
Find a man at Mykonos restaurant at the Intercontinental Hotel, West Bay Lagoon in Doha, Qatar, Thursday 12:30-1:00pm (Doha time, of course). He’ll be wearing a white short sleeve button down shirt with vertical rainbow stripes on the front. Get a picture of him and you, with you holding up a piece of paper with your team name and “I found you in Doha!” written on it.

Item #187 - Wait, We Actually KNOW Someone in Qatar?  SWEET!

Find a man at Mykonos restaurant at the Intercontinental Hotel, West Bay Lagoon in Doha, Qatar, Thursday 12:30-1:00pm (Doha time, of course). He’ll be wearing a white short sleeve button down shirt with vertical rainbow stripes on the front. Get a picture of him and you, with you holding up a piece of paper with your team name and “I found you in Doha!” written on it.

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Item #195 - Where’s Tracy?
IMAGE. Find a woman in front of Churchill High School (8900 Newburgh Rd, Livonia, MI 48150), on Friday from 8:00-8:30pm (Michigan time, of course). She’ll be wearing a green Elopus shirt. Get a picture of her and you, with you holding up a piece of paper with your team name and “I found you in Michigan!” written on it. Be sure to have your hair styled in a unique way or she won’t accommodate a picture.

Item #195 - Where’s Tracy?

IMAGE. Find a woman in front of Churchill High School (8900 Newburgh Rd, Livonia, MI 48150), on Friday from 8:00-8:30pm (Michigan time, of course). She’ll be wearing a green Elopus shirt. Get a picture of her and you, with you holding up a piece of paper with your team name and “I found you in Michigan!” written on it. Be sure to have your hair styled in a unique way or she won’t accommodate a picture.

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Item #189 - Perth, Baby!
Find a woman at Toast, East Perth, Australia on Friday morning 8:00-8:30am (Perth time, of course). She’ll be wearing a red skirt, a purple GISHWHES t-shirt and a navy cardigan. Get a picture of her and you, with you holding up a piece of paper with your team name and “I found you in Perth, Australia!” written on it. Bring her a flower.

Item #189 - Perth, Baby!

Find a woman at Toast, East Perth, Australia on Friday morning 8:00-8:30am (Perth time, of course). She’ll be wearing a red skirt, a purple GISHWHES t-shirt and a navy cardigan. Get a picture of her and you, with you holding up a piece of paper with your team name and “I found you in Perth, Australia!” written on it. Bring her a flower.

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Item #188 - New York, Baby! 
Find a woman on the steps of the Post Office on 8th ave., between 33rd and 31st st. New York, NY. on Thursday, from 11:20 until 11:50am (NYC time, of course). She’ll be wearing white overalls. All you need to do is get a picture with you holding up a piece of paper with your team name and “I found you in New York!” in the foreground and her in the background on the stairs (she can be far away and there can be other people in the image). Once you’ve taken your photo, move on to accomplish other items. We don’t want a crowd to gather. This must be an incognito event. Please note, she does not speak English.
Due to Julie nearly sleeping through a 7am (BC time) phone call from New York (10am), this item nearly didn’t happen.  However, thanks to some amazing friends and quick thinking from the lovely Melissa (in the photo), the day was won!!!!

Item #188 - New York, Baby! 

Find a woman on the steps of the Post Office on 8th ave., between 33rd and 31st st. New York, NY. on Thursday, from 11:20 until 11:50am (NYC time, of course). She’ll be wearing white overalls. All you need to do is get a picture with you holding up a piece of paper with your team name and “I found you in New York!” in the foreground and her in the background on the stairs (she can be far away and there can be other people in the image). Once you’ve taken your photo, move on to accomplish other items. We don’t want a crowd to gather. This must be an incognito event. Please note, she does not speak English.

Due to Julie nearly sleeping through a 7am (BC time) phone call from New York (10am), this item nearly didn’t happen.  However, thanks to some amazing friends and quick thinking from the lovely Melissa (in the photo), the day was won!!!!

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Item #184 - Just When You Thought it Was Safe to go Back Planet Impala…
IMAGE. Design a sci-fi movie poster with the stars played by Misha Collins and the Queen of England. You may not use existing altered media images. It must be drawn or painted (digitally painted is acceptable). - Jenn Kirschner.62 POINTS
We should have listened when Misha mentioned that the bangers and mash seemed a bit off.

Item #184 - Just When You Thought it Was Safe to go Back Planet Impala…

IMAGE. Design a sci-fi movie poster with the stars played by Misha Collins and the Queen of England. You may not use existing altered media images. It must be drawn or painted (digitally painted is acceptable). - Jenn Kirschner.62 POINTS

We should have listened when Misha mentioned that the bangers and mash seemed a bit off.

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Item #181 - Can’t Touch This

VIDEO (20 seconds). The 1980s were great for break-dancing and neon clothing. Remember the “backspin?” Have a junker car do a “backspin” (upside down) on a piece of cardboard set to 1980s rap. The car must have some neon decoration.167 POINTS

Winnipeg: Where all the cool s*%t is going down, yo.

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Item #180 - Does it also Make Tea?
IMAGE. This is an item, the outcome of which, will rear its head later and you may have an opportunity to participate in something very strange and wonderful: complete workable architectural drawings for a beautiful, 9 foot by 9 foot, post and beam, open-air teahouse of redwood construction. The teahouse is to be built on an existing 9’X9’ concrete pad. The structure must be designed to be comfortable and accessible to humans, must require no plumbing or electrical, have no doors (just an open entrance), and instead of windows, just openings. Design must call for no nails or screws, only mortises, tenons and pegs (with steel bolts to tie it to the slab).115 POINTS

Item #180 - Does it also Make Tea?

IMAGE. This is an item, the outcome of which, will rear its head later and you may have an opportunity to participate in something very strange and wonderful: complete workable architectural drawings for a beautiful, 9 foot by 9 foot, post and beam, open-air teahouse of redwood construction. The teahouse is to be built on an existing 9’X9’ concrete pad. The structure must be designed to be comfortable and accessible to humans, must require no plumbing or electrical, have no doors (just an open entrance), and instead of windows, just openings. Design must call for no nails or screws, only mortises, tenons and pegs (with steel bolts to tie it to the slab).115 POINTS

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item #179 - Quad Quest!

VIDEO. Ride an in-line bicycle-built-for-4.47 POINTS

Big thanks to Randall and Barb Angell for helping us with this item, and for sharing their love of tandem biking with the Deafblind community in Washington every year!

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Item #178 - Tranquil Birdie Retreat
IMAGE. Birds have style too. Create an architecturally-significant GISHWHESESQUE birdhouse. Hang it on a tree in a public park. On the photo, write the name of the park and the city and country in which it is installed.45 POINTS

Item #178 - Tranquil Birdie Retreat

IMAGE. Birds have style too. Create an architecturally-significant GISHWHESESQUE birdhouse. Hang it on a tree in a public park. On the photo, write the name of the park and the city and country in which it is installed.45 POINTS

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Item # 177 - Traffic Safety Ponderings with Jamie Ford 

VIDEO. A NYT best-selling author or Tony-award winning actor or actress doing a dramatic reading of a section of this:http://apps.dmv.ca.gov/pubs/hdbk/right_of_way.htm112POINTSSubmit

THANK YOU SO MUCH, JAMIE!!!!  *smooches from the VCs*

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Item #176 - Troll-like in Seattle
IMAGE. Try to make yourself look exactly like an iconic local statue (in every detail) and stand next to it. - Gina Cardazone62 POINTS

Item #176 - Troll-like in Seattle

IMAGE. Try to make yourself look exactly like an iconic local statue (in every detail) and stand next to it. - Gina Cardazone62 POINTS