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PHOTO CHALLENGE I:

 

"Shiver me timbers, I found me treasurrrrrrre!"

 

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Post a picture of a team member...

 

wearing a pirate hat,

 

and an eye patch,

 

with a parrot on their shoulder,

 

standing barefoot,

 

in a public fountain,

 

at least ankle deep in water,

 

holding THIS MAP,

 

and a geocoin...

 

TRIUMPHANTLY!!!

 

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Standard Caveats:

All listed items, objects and actions are to be taken literally, and must be clearly visible in the photo.

And of course, the Cointest Rules posted here apply as well.

 

Specific Ridiculousness:

1. Avast, ye!

No homemade paper hats, or cut-out parrots.

 

2. Polly wanna shoulder?

The parrot can be a stuffed animal, puppet...or even real, but its gotta be on the shoulder.

 

3. Get yerrr feet wet, ya land lubberrr!

If it's winter in your part of the world, improvise, but you need to be ankle deep in water, and in a fountain.

 

4. Aye, here be me booty!

Put the "oomph" in triumphant. I need to see some serious jubilation, or you'll walk the plank!

 

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Ladies and Gentlemen, start your search engines!

 

GOOD LUCK AND HAVE FUN!!!

 

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Pirate hat - Check

Eye patch - Check

Parrot - Check

Barefoot - What do you mean you won't go barefoot?

 

Drat foiled by a man afraid to show his feet in a picture. Oh well the nearest public fountain I can think of is a 15 mile drive and last time I looked it didn't have any water in it. Nearest one with water that I know of more like 30. Better luck next time. I can't wait to see the pics. What a fun contest.

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PHOTO CHALLENGE I:

 

"Shiver me timbers, I found me treasurrrrrrre!"

 

* * * * * * *

 

Post a picture of a team member...

 

wearing a pirate hat,

 

and an eye patch,

 

with a parrot on their shoulder,

 

standing barefoot,

 

in a public fountain,

 

at least ankle deep in water,

 

holding THIS MAP,

 

and a geocoin...

 

TRIUMPHANTLY!!!

 

* * * * * * *

 

Standard Caveats:

All listed items, objects and actions are to be taken literally, and must be clearly visible in the photo.

And of course, the Cointest Rules posted here apply as well.

 

Specific Ridiculousness:

1. Avast, ye!

No homemade paper hats, or cut-out parrots.

 

2. Polly wanna shoulder?

The parrot can be a stuffed animal, puppet...or even real, but its gotta be on the shoulder.

 

3. Get yerrr feet wet, ya land lubberrr!

If it's winter in your part of the world, improvise, but you need to be ankle deep in water, and in a fountain.

 

4. Aye, here be me booty!

Put the "oomph" in triumphant. I need to see some serious jubilation, or you'll walk the plank!

 

* * * * * * *

 

Ladies and Gentlemen, start your search engines!

 

GOOD LUCK AND HAVE FUN!!!

 

* * * * * * *

 

This should be fun to watch :laughing:

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Alas, tis a sad day when a pirate must admit defeat. There be no pirate hats or parrots in my domain. As for the whereabouts of a fountain...the closest I would be gettin is the beach at the yacht club...we could do a variation on a sailing galleon but I dont think that would cut it.

Good luck everyone!

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'Ell shi'ver me Timbers!

Paul E. Parrot wa'nt nay na ca'optatives but we still gots 'er done!

T'at be rockymtn8iv (aka: Cap'n Ron) wi' t'e booty!

T'ere be a Pirates O' T'e Geacache coin and Map in t'e starboard han'! :lol:

 

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Harrr, harrr, harrrrs!!!

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'Ell shi'ver me Timbers!

Paul E. Parrot wa'nt nay na ca'optatives but we still gots 'er done!

T'at be rockymtn8iv (aka: Cap'n Ron) wi' t'e booty!

T'ere be a Pirates O' T'e Geacache coin and Map in t'e starboard han'! :anibad:

 

48df80c7-4edf-4ee6-873d-23b5283b7790.jpg

 

Harrr, harrr, harrrrs!!!

 

LMAO, that's awesome :lol:

It's amazing what crazy cachers will do for geobling :rolleyes:

Edit to add: you have a sword too, nice touch :rolleyes:

Edited by tsunrisebey
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'Ell shi'ver me Timbers!

Paul E. Parrot wa'nt nay na ca'optatives but we still gots 'er done!

T'at be rockymtn8iv (aka: Cap'n Ron) wi' t'e booty!

T'ere be a Pirates O' T'e Geacache coin and Map in t'e starboard han'! :lol:

 

48df80c7-4edf-4ee6-873d-23b5283b7790.jpg

 

Harrr, harrr, harrrrs!!!

That is AWESOME!

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LMAO, that's awesome :lol:

It's amazing what crazy cachers will do for geobling :rolleyes:

Edit to add: you have a sword too, nice touch :rolleyes:

 

Yeah, so were the people drivin' by as this fountain is on a fairly busy corner here in town and right across the street from a park that is usually PACKED with soccer players.

One person drivin' by even honked!

It was a HOOT!!

We've got more pics. pretty much the same. When Mrs. rockymtn8iv tried to get a better shot of the POG coin (which she did), she cut me legs off!

 

Anyone got a spare peg leg??? :anibad:

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Wait a second... Is that a property fence back there on the left within the trees? Is that a PUBLIC Fountain???? LMAO!

 

While I'm sure the tint of blue on the right is a sign stating such, thereby verifying... we need the judges ruling on this! Arrrrrrrgh!

 

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This has got to be one of the funnest cointests ever (IMHO).

 

~J

 

Edit to add unworthyness :lol:

Edited by GeocoinGuy
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'Ell shi'ver me Timbers!

Paul E. Parrot wa'nt nay na ca'optatives but we still gots 'er done!

T'at be rockymtn8iv (aka: Cap'n Ron) wi' t'e booty!

T'ere be a Pirates O' T'e Geacache coin and Map in t'e starboard han'! :anibad:

 

48df80c7-4edf-4ee6-873d-23b5283b7790.jpg

 

Harrr, harrr, harrrrs!!!

No fair....this is what he wears to every caching event in Colorado that is held near a fountain! :rolleyes::rolleyes::anibad::lol:

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'Ell shi'ver me Timbers!

Paul E. Parrot wa'nt nay na ca'optatives but we still gots 'er done!

T'at be rockymtn8iv (aka: Cap'n Ron) wi' t'e booty!

T'ere be a Pirates O' T'e Geacache coin and Map in t'e starboard han'! :lol:

 

48df80c7-4edf-4ee6-873d-23b5283b7790.jpg

 

Harrr, harrr, harrrrs!!!

 

Great pic.... but seriously... don't make fun of us HARR's .... lol. I wish I could have been there. :rolleyes:

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I tried cropping the shot to show the geocoin better.......

 

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And here's the one with me feet cut off..............

 

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The fountain in question is on the corner of Eastman Dr. and 7th st.

Nothin' more public than that in this town............ :lol:

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Arrrrr, me mateys. It appearrrrs that we have a brave soul stepping forwarrrrrd. I'm out on the sea havin' me choppers scrubbed by some old scallywag a-pokin' at me gums. I'll be rowing the dinghy back to shorrrre to take a closerrrrr inspection at this here beauty of a snapperrrrr.

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Well...blow me down, me bucko!

 

BRAVO, rockymtn8iv, BRAVO!

 

Excellent! Just flat-out excellent!!! Congratulations, and my sincere thanks

for kicking off this project with exactly the spirit I was hoping for.

I can only imagine the looks you got as you stood there in the water like the Karate Kid.

A job well done!

 

And to the victors, go the spoils...

 

Not only have you earned your Compass Rose booty,

but I am proud to present you, rockymtn8iv,

with the first ever...

 

Certificate of Ridiculosity

 

certificatePC1.jpg

 

It is well known that geocachers are rarely ashamed to put their enthusiasm on display for all to see.

Yet, there are those that truly go the extra mile in spreading the spirit and essence

of what the sport of geocaching is all about.

 

This prestigious, yet nonsensical award shall be bestowed only upon

those select few individuals who demonstrate the extraordinary ability

to stare embarrassment directly in the eye...

and enthusiastically embrace their inner imbecile.

 

:lol::lol::grin:

 

Let's hear it for rockymtn8iv

 

---> applause, applause and more applause <---

 

* * * * * * *

 

That's our show for today, folks.

But be sure to stay tuned for our Fabulous Fourth of July special!

 

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48df80c7-4edf-4ee6-873d-23b5283b7790.jpg

 

Well...blow me down, me bucko!

 

BRAVO, rockymtn8iv, BRAVO!

 

Excellent! Just flat-out excellent!!! Congratulations, and my sincere thanks

for kicking off this project with exactly the spirit I was hoping for.

I can only imagine the looks you got as you stood there in the water like the Karate Kid.

A job well done!

 

And to the victors, go the spoils...

 

Not only have you earned your Compass Rose booty,

but I am proud to present you, rockymtn8iv,

with the first ever...

 

Certificate of Ridiculosity

 

certificatePC1.jpg

 

It is well known that geocachers are rarely ashamed to put their enthusiasm on display for all to see.

Yet, there are those that truly go the extra mile in spreading the spirit and essence

of what the sport of geocaching is all about.

 

This prestigious, yet nonsensical award shall be bestowed only upon

those select few individuals who demonstrate the extraordinary ability

to stare embarrassment directly in the eye...

and enthusiastically embrace their inner imbecile.

 

:lol::lol::grin:

 

Let's hear it for rockymtn8iv

 

---> applause, applause and more applause <---

 

* * * * * * *

 

That's our show for today, folks.

But be sure to stay tuned for our Fabulous Fourth of July special!

 

 

I Love it, lol.

 

Wow rockymtn8iv, you have been bestowed a great and foolish honor :lol: Congrats!

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Blimey! :lol:

Step aways from t'e 'puter fer a couple o' hours-n-sees what 'velops!

 

Shi'er me timbers an' sink me!

T'at be one fine an' rrr'spectable Letter O' Marquee an' suit'ble fer framin' t' be sure!

 

Aye! T'is a beaut an' we be a d'splayin' it proudly in t'e Cap'n's Quarters aboard t'e Dinghy!

'Twas a grrrand t'ing ye've done an' we feels truly 'onor'd t' be a parts o' it!

 

Call me an addlepate, but t'is be one right fine an' fun time.

We be lookin' aheads t' seein' t'e meddle, I means........mettle, er..............metal, nay.............Medal!

Yeah, t'ats it!

 

On behalf o' me, me buxom beauty-Mrs. rockymtn8iv :grin: , and t'e crew (t'e Shader-n-t'e Mousser, an' a course Paul E. Parrot),

 

T'ank ye kindly YemonYime, fer ever't'ing! :lol:

 

We be looksin' farwards t' seein' t'e nex' picaroon t' take on ye nex' challenge!

 

Now 'ere did I put me grog, times t' cel'brate!

 

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PS. Does this mean I don't win a trip to anywhere on Eartha?? :lol:

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