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Bumble's Great Adventure Take 3

Discussion in 'Off-Topic' started by Birdjaguar, Nov 16, 2018.

  1. Birdjaguar

    Birdjaguar Entangled Retired Moderator Supporter

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    Post here if you want to join and we can maintain a list and the best itinerary.

    If you have pictures and stories from the other thread, ask a moderator to move them here or I guess you could quote them. I'm really busy for the next week, so someone might think about the rules and post ideas.

    Bumble's journey will pick up with Owen in CA.

    Goodfella: LA, CA
    Cutlass: Connecticut
    Derrick CB: Charlottesville VA
    Caketastydelish: ?
    Plotinus: Bristol UK
    JohannaK: Catalonia Spain
    Lohrenswald: Norway
     
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  2. Silurian

    Silurian Warlord

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    Here is the OP from the previous thread.

    Will @emzie get the yeti back.
     
  3. warpus

    warpus In pork I trust

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    Wait, so Owen has had the yeti all this time? Why?
     
  4. HoloDoc

    HoloDoc Chieftain

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    I'm not sure, but apparently it needed to be dry cleaned and disinfected thoroughly before being passed on...
     
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  5. Silurian

    Silurian Warlord

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    What did he do to poor Bumble:cry::cry:
     
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  6. warpus

    warpus In pork I trust

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    Maybe I'm being too cynical, but we've tried this what.. 2, 3 times.. and each time there is always a weak link in the people we select to be a part of this. No offense to anyone but maybe we need a stricter selection process
     
  7. Silurian

    Silurian Warlord

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    The camera disappeared in Australia and the second yeti has been imprisoned in some hell hole, can't remember where the first yeti disappeared.

    Well we know who pasted them on and how quickly last time but that is no guarantee of future performance.
    New people we have no data about.
     
  8. Owen Glyndwr

    Owen Glyndwr La Femme Moderne

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    I never got an address to forward him to.
     
  9. GoodSarmatian

    GoodSarmatian Temporary Pattern...reassembling...

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    Didn't the camera (and a pair of pants) get stolen in Egypt ?
     
  10. Silurian

    Silurian Warlord

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    No it was posted to Australia.
    The person was on holiday.
    Australian postal service returned it to Europe.
    posted again to Australia.

    As far as I recall that was the last we heard of it.
     
  11. Cutlass

    Cutlass The Man Who Wasn't There.

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    :wavey: I can try again.
     
  12. Lohrenswald

    Lohrenswald 老仁

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    I'm interested

    But I think someone needs to take sort of a boss role like Emzie did before
     
  13. Silurian

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    So who is going to be asked.
     
  14. HoloDoc

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    I had no idea what this post meant, but I knew there had to be a good story. Google search: camera pants Egypt civfanatics. First result.

    https://forums.civfanatics.com/threads/cairo-sucks.206648/

    This is magnificent.
     
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  15. Birdjaguar

    Birdjaguar Entangled Retired Moderator Supporter

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    Do we let Bumble continue his journey? If so, we need a list of those who will participate.
    If Bumble is to be adopted by Owen, then we need a new object and a list of participants.

    Bumble's size makes him more expensive to mail, but he photographs well and has a story already started. I like using him again. I am willing to be responsible (pay for) for sending him overseas once he has made his US/Canadian tour.
     
  16. Goodfella

    Goodfella Showing results for

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    I'd be open to hosting him in Los Angeles
     
  17. Narz

    Narz keeping it real

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    I'd do it if we used something smaller like a little green army man or something.
     
  18. The_J

    The_J Say No 2 Net Validations Retired Moderator Supporter

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    I'm in. Put my location down as "Netherlands" for right now :).
     
  19. Quintillus

    Quintillus Archiving Civ3 Content Supporter

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    I was just thinking about this earlier this week. I would be up for participating again. Location is Ohio + Michigan (splitting time between both, will probably drive Bumble from one to the other for more photo ops).

    I think one thing that would help is if the organizer collected contact info for all the participants upfront, including address for mailing Bumble, and phone or e-mail for confirmation of address when their rotation came up, and nudging about keeping Bumble moving if it came to that. That way even if real life interferes and a poster isn't on CFC for awhile, it should be possible to contact them and find out if they can still take Bumble for a spin, or should be skipped.

    I agree that a stricter selection process would help too. Maybe use the little green army man like Narz suggests as the trial run to validate that a group of people can keep things moving, and once someone has proven reliable with that, they can receive Bumble. I still like the idea of Bumble given his photogenicness, but we stand a better chance of making it in 800 days if we have a practice validation run first.

    Another low-cost trial option would be having each person in the trial send a postcard to the next person.

    I'm also willing to chip in for postage.
     
  20. shadowplay

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    I don't know but the yeti now has dreadlocks and it's own bong. :(
     
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