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Old 04-27-2010, 03:25 PM   #1
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Greater Williamsburg Tag-O-Rama

I have been playing the Richmond Commuter Tag, the Hampton Roads, and Virginia Tag-O-Rama's and thought I would give it a whirl for this neck of the woods.

I am shamelessly copying the rules and verbiage of my brethren before me, so here goes:

Greater Williamsburg Tag-O-Rama
Any inmate can play this game. You do not have to live in the Greater Williamsburg area or even the state. If you are retired and don't have to work. Or you are independently wealthy, great you have more time to ride than the rest of us. Play along.

The geographic limits to the game are the following:

York County
Charles City County
Essex County
Hanover County
Gloucester County
Lancaster County
Mathews County
Middlesex County
New Kent County
Northumberland County
City of Williamsburg
James City County
King William County
King and Queen County
Westmoreland County
Surry County

Rule #1 "One tag at a time and county roads are acceptable
Tag must be findable. Maintained gravel and hard packed dirt is OK, but make sure to let folks know that gravel/dirt is required to get to your tag. No single track please. Dual sporting inclusive enough that the average guy who is willing to truly leave the pavement can be included (like me!).

Include clues in your tag. Don't make the clues useless, not everyone is a Jeopardy contestant wanna be."

Rule #2 File photos are acceptable for setting a tag (winter only), BUT are unacceptable for claiming a tag.

Rule #3 No whining!

Rule #4 (from Retro) Repeating a Tag location
. This is bound to happen, and if it does, so be it. Pulling a tag after its posted has more downsides than just letting it go. Suppose someone went after the original tag, and someone else went after the reposted tag? There would be confusion and understandable annoyance (at least) depending on the situation.
So, in the future, once a tag is posted, it stays.

Rule #5- pending

Rule # 6-
The 36 Hour Rule. This rule is designed to keep the game moving and is still in effect. If someone makes a Grab, they have a 36 hour window to post the next Tag. If the Grabber does not post a new Tag within this 36 hour period then the last Tag is back in play for a Grab (Steal).

Newbies: You cannot just attach a picture you have to get an account with something like Photobucket or Flickr. If you use Photobucket resize the pictures to 640-480 or so, then cut and paste the IMG Code into the place where you make your comments. Post the Grab location in the subject line.


We want this game to move as quickly as possible.

For those of you who are new to tag in general. This is the way it works. A photo is taken of a bike in a scene. It is posted on this thread. Clues are provided for the tag's location. You solve the clues or recognize the location from the picture. You ride out to the location. Put your bike in the same scene. Take a picture and
identify the location in your post's subject heading. If you are the first to post your picture on the thread, then the new tag's location is yours to determine. The cycle repeats itself.

If someone beats you to the tag (posts it first then you have been 'Bruced'. Don't ask me where this term comes from just accept it, ok?)

This is your opportunity to share with other riders your favorite haunts, historic sites, etc around our area.


I will post the first Tag.
cheers,
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Old 04-27-2010, 05:18 PM   #2
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Old 04-28-2010, 10:13 AM   #3
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Nice map area JH...great section
works for me, gets me from my door all the way to the ocean....

just a suggestion though,

edit rule #3 to be in LARGE RED CAPITOL LETTERS.....with an underline....



best to get that one straight from the start
look forward to expanding my zones.....

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Old 04-28-2010, 06:20 PM   #4
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hmmmmm

Upper York County boundary is......?









just kidding.....I play all tag games.
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Old 04-29-2010, 05:04 AM   #5
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Grab

Rt 106 near the Charles City/New Kent line.


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Old 04-29-2010, 12:50 PM   #6
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New Tag

Sticking with the Civil War theme...

I'll be interested in seeing how this game goes since there aren't too many of us out yonder.

I visit this place on occasion. There is a small picnic shelter where I sometimes take my lunch.




yours truly...along with some old tires that some dumb butt threw in the river.
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Old 03-13-2011, 01:15 PM   #7
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No grab this weekend? Sunny, 70 degrees, country roads... Adventure riders?

Should I relocate the tag near Hampton Roads Harley Davidson and hide a doo rag as a treasure to get someone out there?
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Old 03-13-2011, 01:35 PM   #8
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No need to relocate. Dream Catchers Clinic. Across I64 from the Hampton Roads Tag. Good thin I don't have load pipes. It would cause a stampede.






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Old 03-13-2011, 02:00 PM   #9
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Old 03-15-2011, 03:24 PM   #10
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This may be a tough one. I stumbled upon a new park being built in Gloucester. It has two entrances straddling a new house.

The Sticker Elf hid a couple of TAG Stickers under an old straw bail next to a tree. It is to the left of the entrance between a tree and the ditch.








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Old 03-19-2011, 06:48 AM   #11
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This may be a tough one. I stumbled upon a new park being built in Gloucester. It has two entrances straddling a new house.

The Sticker Elf hid a couple of TAG Stickers under an old straw bail next to a tree. It is to the left of the entrance between a tree and the ditch.








Thank you for your patience.
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Old 03-19-2011, 09:33 AM   #12
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yes it is easily found searching with Google.
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Old 03-25-2011, 07:37 AM   #13
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Old 04-23-2011, 07:39 AM   #14
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Strange world....

My bike is up in Fredericksburg where it was serviced and I am on an Amtrak train on my way up so I can pick it up and ride home.

Playing on my iPhone, looking at this thread and WTF, I literally see the tag shot right out of the train window!

Real time...
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Strange world....

My bike is up in Fredericksburg where it was serviced and I am on an Amtrak train on my way up so I can pick it up and ride home.

Playing on my iPhone, looking at this thread and WTF, I literally see the tag shot right out of the train window!

Real time...
I'd give ya points for shooting and posting the picture.....
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