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Your help is needed this Hogswatch; GISHWHES

Postby gnomi » Tue Nov 22, 2011 03:11 pm

I have a favour I'd like to ask of all and any Discworlder at this weekend's event, including Terry himself if he doesn't object....

I am part of a team participating in GISHWHES - the Greatest International Scavenger Hunt the World Has Ever Seen, which as been set up by American actor, Misha Collins, and is a massive, creative attempt to break a Guinness World Record. To qualify teams have to submit a certain amount of items and have to gain the most points to win the main prize! I CAN'T LET MY TEAM DOWN - PLEASE HELP! :)

We've been set tasks to fulfil and with your Discworldly help I could for example take a photo of a celeb wearing a fake mustache standing next to a cardboard cut out photo of themselves ~ if anyone has a cardboard cut out of Terry we could use, and if Terry would be willing?

Other tasks to be doen inlcude; #88 A pressed dandelion labeled in latin #15 man or boy wearing suit of flowers and leaves #125 GISHWHES spelled out by 12 people using the bodies as letters by lying down on grassy lawn :) I would really value assistance with the tasks and the loan of e.g a of a pair of Barrie Wakeford Hogfather prop teeth earrings, and 12 people willing to use their bodies as letters... Yes, I am mad. No, I'm not kidding :)

If you'd like to see what other items are to be achieved or to find out more about GISHWHES see http://www.gishwhes.com Thank You :)
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Re: Your help is needed this Hogswatch; GISHWHES

Postby archerinwood » Tue Nov 22, 2011 04:49 pm

I've always wanted to be a letter so I'll be part of the 12 as long as it doesn't take to long
I will be playing Thenardier at the Theatre royal in Margate, Kent from 24th July to 28th. If you are in the area at the time please click the link to get more info:
http://www.theatreroyalmargate.com/~the ... %2Fles-misérables

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Re: Your help is needed this Hogswatch; GISHWHES

Postby phazedout » Tue Nov 22, 2011 05:47 pm

I can be a ltter, lying on grassy bits (provided you can ignore the hangover induced soft moaning) is all good.
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Re: Your help is needed this Hogswatch; GISHWHES

Postby Squigglyx » Tue Nov 22, 2011 09:45 pm

Happy to be a letter too, though on Saturday I will be in costume all day, so you will have to take me as you find me.
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Re: Your help is needed this Hogswatch; GISHWHES

Postby Mazzie » Tue Nov 22, 2011 09:55 pm

I'll help with the letter thing Naomi, grab me when you need me!
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Re: Your help is needed this Hogswatch; GISHWHES

Postby SANEAlex » Wed Nov 23, 2011 01:55 am

g'nomi wrote:
If you'd like to see what other items are to be achieved or to find out more about GISHWHES see http://www.gishwhes.com Thank You :)


You could try emailing Colin to see if he is coming he might have a cardboard cut out of pTerry

I am also willing to be a letter and looking thru the list to see what might be possible at a Hogswatch event have you done any off them already :?:
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Re: Your help is needed this Hogswatch; GISHWHES

Postby ladyramkin » Wed Nov 23, 2011 10:40 am

Can lend the teeth earrings, but dont you DARE lose them :D
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Re: Your help is needed this Hogswatch; GISHWHES

Postby Dragonlady » Wed Nov 23, 2011 10:45 am

I might be able to get you number 3.

Talk nicely to Davina on friday night for number 176 :lol:
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Re: Your help is needed this Hogswatch; GISHWHES

Postby steeljam » Wed Nov 23, 2011 09:35 pm

archerinwood wrote:I've always wanted to be a letter so I'll be part of the 12 as long as it doesn't take to long
You are not a letter You are a number! Or something similar.

Some of the items are very specific and locational making them very difficult for most people.
If it is an internet scavenger hunt I would have thought all the items should be obtained from the internet, not produced. Or have I got it wrong?
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Re: Your help is needed this Hogswatch; GISHWHES

Postby Alifin » Thu Nov 24, 2011 10:25 am

If you only need a picture of a man in a suit of leaves and flowers then look on the website for The Lions Part company for their Twelfth Night or Autumn Plenty events. If you need to take a picture for yourself then go along to their Twelfth Night event which moves from outside the Globe Theatre to the George Inn on Borough High Street. Not sure of the date this year but check the website.
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Re: Your help is needed this Hogswatch; GISHWHES

Postby gnomi » Thu Nov 24, 2011 04:18 pm

Thank you all so much guys :)

it is not an Internet scavenger hunt, that's aprt of what's makign it so difficult to achieve anything...
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Re: Your help is needed this Hogswatch; GISHWHES

Postby t_horne » Thu Nov 24, 2011 05:50 pm

Me, Me, pick me!

Happy to lend my services as a letter, however shall be wearing a corset so preferably not one where I have to bend :-S
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Re: Your help is needed this Hogswatch; GISHWHES

Postby archerinwood » Thu Nov 24, 2011 08:23 pm

Some of those things seem impossible to get.
I will be playing Thenardier at the Theatre royal in Margate, Kent from 24th July to 28th. If you are in the area at the time please click the link to get more info:
http://www.theatreroyalmargate.com/~the ... %2Fles-misérables

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Re: Your help is needed this Hogswatch; GISHWHES

Postby gnomi » Sun Nov 27, 2011 09:45 pm

Thank you, thank you, thank you :D

Thank you to ladyramkin and Pam Gower, thank you to Alex, Alan, Justin and Eve, Eli and Anja, Marie and Jean, Kris, Anne and everyone who helped me in my madness, especially the two lovely ladies who I don't even think I introduced myself to but bravely participated anyhow ~ only a discworlder would see it as a perfectly normal endeavour.

Thank you so much again <3
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Re: Your help is needed this Hogswatch; GISHWHES

Postby Yoo » Mon Nov 28, 2011 12:17 pm

So, did it work out? :bounce:
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