BUCKSCOOP OLYMPICS: GAME STARTS IN 15 MINUTES ... PRIZES AND MEDALS UP FOR GRABS

18 August 2008

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As we did not get enough teams to register for the Events 7, 8 and 9 we have decided to combine all into one event
THURSDAY 21ST AUGUST 9PM EST

Ok, so here we are in the second week of the Buckscoop games, and our team events rapidly approach.
Our team events will take place Tuesday night, Wednesday night and Thursday night of this week. ALL events will take place at 9PM EST

Now to the important stuff - what is a team?

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EACH BUCKSCOOP 'TEAM' MUST CONSIST OF TWO BUCKSCOOPERS. THEY CAN BE EXISTING MEMBERS OR BRAND NEW.
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59 comments

  • nod
    [SIZE=4]GRAB A BUDDY FOR THE BUCKSCOOP OLYMPICS[/SIZE] http://artfiles.art.com/images/-/Keith-Haring/Best-Buddies-Print-C10084386.jpeg If your buddy is not yet a Buckscooper, they can ]JOIN HERE
  • nod
    And of course the prize pool is doubled :)
  • craftykiwi
    Thanks Nod - Golfy and I have teamed up and are raring to go.
  • photographyisart
    anyone want to join my team :)
  • nod
    Well sadly we are not seeing much a response to our team events .. if we don't have more participants then the team events will be scrapped and all rolled into one comp Thursday night? What is your preference?
  • MamaK
    I'd prefer a singles event as I couldn't guarentee I'd be here on time and could let down my team mate
  • nod
    :D Well I of course would need to make it 3 times harder to make up for 3 events :twisted:
  • craftykiwi
    Golfy and I are keen to compete in the teams events so come on people - should be fun.
  • nod
    Sorry Craftykiwi but I have decided to combine all 3 team event into the one event :( EVENTS 7, 8 AND 9 WILL NOW BE COMBINED INTO ONE EVENT ... THURSDAY 21ST AUGUST 9PM EST
  • photographyisart
    thats a shame. are the events on thurs team events or single??
  • golfwidow
    :( I suppose this means i better spend some time with hubby then, LOL. Will make sure im all rested for Thursday :)
  • nod
    The event on Thursday will be a single event Sorry guys :)
  • lisss
    Better for me because like the others I cant garuntee I'll be here on time... will try and make Thurs night :)
  • thanratt
    I would have liked to have joined in too but like the others I can't guarentee that I would be here on time (work meeting) and I would hate to let a team mate down.
  • queenshrew
    Yeah, single is good. I can't guarantee I'll be online right on time too, as I've been busy and will only get busier. Would hate to let someone else down. I guess another way to do it is to organise teams on the night from all the people who are on. It'll be fun too being thrown into the deep end with someone else (whom you don't know or do know.. before the event!) :D
  • craftykiwi
    nod;59824
    Sorry Craftykiwi but I have decided to combine all 3 team event into the one event :(
    No problems - can get a few early nights in ahead of Thursday now. Disappointed cos I was keen to see how a teams event would work (ie would you be PMing one of us and that person had to work something out and PM our team member to complete the challenge, or whatever), but also more disappointed for you Nod & Lilpretzel with all the work you put in ahead of time for these comps.
  • nod
    [SIZE=5]GAME BEGINS IN APPROX 35 MINUTES[/SIZE]
  • golfwidow
    Holy Mackeral. I nearly forgot about this and was just about to go to bed!
  • nod
    There will be 3 parts to the comp tonight .. but nothing tooo strenuous 1. I will be posting a picture in this thread in which there is hidden the letters that spell a number. Find all the letters, spell the number and then go to that page in the hot deals forum. 2.Once I receive the first PM from a member that tells me the correct number I will then advise which merchant deal you need to look for :) 3.Find the deal in question by the merchants name that I will post in here and find the quiz questions :D The winner will be the first members to: 1. Have Pm'd me the correct number from the picture 2. Pm'd me ALL the correct answer for me little Olympic quiz ** You have 15 minutes to post questions about the above
  • craftykiwi
    I think I follow all that.
  • photographyisart
    i think i get it, so the first part doesnt really matter who pm's it, just the first and then everyone goes and tries to answer the questions...
  • craftykiwi
    photographyisart;59971
    i think i get it, so the first part doesnt really matter who pm's it, just the first and then everyone goes and tries to answer the questions...
    You still need to pm the correct number as well as the answers to win overall.
  • golfwidow
    Yep im ready :)
  • craftykiwi
    So bed will have to wait then? You just need a silver now golfy to complete your collection.
  • golfwidow
    Bed is looking very good but i would love to get the complete collection :)
  • nod
    A few things : 1. You MUST PM both the number from the picture and the CORRECT answers to ALL questions 2. You only have ONE shot at the quiz quetions ... that you can ONLY PM ME ONCE ... and only once 3. The letters for the number are added to the picture and are not a part of the picure
  • photographyisart
    k so we pm twice each, got it!
  • nod
    photographyisart;59971
    i think i get it, so the first part doesnt really matter who pm's it, just the first and then everyone goes and tries to answer the questions...
    does not matter who is first at that stage but you MUST give me the correct number to win :)
  • nod
    YES, two PM's please :) I have cleared by box for that reason [SIZE=6] TWO MINUTES TIL PICCIE POSTING[/SIZE]
  • nod
    http://buckscooper.googlepages.com/run.jpg
  • nod
    And away we go :)
  • nod
    Merchant = Snapfish :)
  • photographyisart
    im screwed already :S
  • nod
    :D Ok so find the number ... go to that page in the hot deals section ... find the deal for Snapfish and find the quiz clues :)
  • nod
    we have 3 members that have the correct page in the Hot deals forum :)
  • photographyisart
    i cant even get the number :P i cant see what the letter in the top right hand corner is??
  • queenshrew
    Sorry just came on..can I play or am I too late :)
  • nod
    Well two members got there but with wrong answers :( So we still have a chance
  • golfwidow
    I suck :( Good luck peoples.
  • craftykiwi
    Should have headed to bed too golfy - reading things wrong.
  • nod
    I am sorry Crafty ...there very well may be a 'special' bronzes to hand out ;)
  • nod
    And we have a gold ... BT34 claims 1st prize :)
  • nod
    And our silver medalist is Photographyisart Bronze to go :)
  • queenshrew
    Hrm.. I have no idea what I'm doing next haha..reading catch up is confusing :o
  • nod
    You have the number ... go to that page in the hot deals forum .. look for a snapfish deal and answer the 5 olympic quiz questions
  • photographyisart
    wow thats great! i thought i was out of it when i missed the start!!
  • nod
    sadly we have had a few wrong answers ... :( I hate telling you guys you have the wrong answers :D
  • nod
    one more minute peoples ... i it may be a default bronze medalist :D
  • bt34
    Yay! Firstly, I would like to thank my coach. He always believed in me when others didn't. This is for you coach. Also would like to thank my personal trainer/dietician for her great advice: "feeding and exercising the mind is equally important has the body", thanks big Sal.:flowers: Lastly, I would like to thank nod and lilpretzel for putting on a great show, this has been the best Olympics. Hope to be back in 4 years and defend my title.:p
  • MamaK
    am i too late?
  • nod
    lol Do we give you a chance?? :D I did say one more minute :D
  • nod
    COMP CLOSES 9:39 EST PEOPLES
  • photographyisart
    Thanks nod and lilpretzel - these olympics have been so much more fun than the ones on tv and you've put in so much work!! We really appreciate it!! Too bad there wasn't more takers!! Last time there was heaps of people :S where did they all go??
  • nod
    No idea We are going to have a break from the comps for a while .. let you all gather your community competitive spirit again :D
  • nod
    And we are at the end ..... GOLD goes to Bt34 SILVER goes to Photographyisart BRONZE goes to Craftykiwi The Bronze was awarded to Crafty as she was the first member to provide all the correct answers .. just in two PM's :D No one else stepped up with all the correct answers which were
    Here are you quiz Questions: 1. In which year were the first modern Olympic Games held? 2. Which city was the scheduled venue for the cancelled 1940 Olympic Games? 3. Due to quarantine laws, in which city were the horse riding events held for the Melbourne Games? 4. Which city was the first to hold the Summer games twice? 5. Which one of the 5 continents that compete in the Olympic games have never held the Olympic Games?
    Answers: 1. 1896 2. Tokyo 3. Stockholm 4. Paris 5. Africa Thanks to all those members that played. The last event will be hosted by Lilpretzel and start tomorrow :)
  • thanratt
    Congrats to the medalists. Wish I could have been here but work meeting meant I missed out. Big cheers to Lilpretzil and Nod for all their hard work throughout the Olympics. :thumbsup:
  • craftykiwi
    Thanks Nod for the medal and the comp. Shouldn't have been in so much of a hurry and read the questions properly and may have done better, but great fun and still had a ball. Congrats to the other 2 winners. Well done.
  • admin EDITOR
    I had a good chuckle over the games. Very smart (none of my doing)
  • craftykiwi
    Did you work out the mystery number admin? Even with my glasses had to squint hard. Thought the 'e's were 'c's and mentally went through all the numbers that might have a 'c' in them only to realise pretty quickly that there are none. I figured Nod wasn't going to have us looking for a high numbered page (well I crossed my fingers that was the case) and worked out it was probably a lowish number, and came up with the only one that slightly resembled the mixed letters, and luckily was right.

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