North American Tag-O-Rama!

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  1. EvilClown

    EvilClown Reality show stunt double Super Moderator

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    Been checking this game as of late...not seeing it in the list.:dunno

    I do have a question though. When we say 'North America' is it safe to assume Canada (and Mexico for that matter) is included as well.

    Ok. Two questions. Do I need a Dremel tool/engraver to play?:D
  2. MAN OF BLUES

    MAN OF BLUES COG #5977 EX-TECH EDITOR

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    It's pretty much understood by the first "tag" in every game so far, that a bike...in a picture of a location...defines a tag. The matter of the chicken,the egg, the duck or even the blockhead for that matter all came later....

    yes, you need a dremel to play, and a lonnnnnnnnggggggggggg extension cord.
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  3. ST-Ranger

    ST-Ranger ALL About the ride there!

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    OH!!! I see clearly now why the photos of the day had such a hard time making the trip to the computer. And I thought some of my night time shots in the rain were hard to get. It is good to see you were able to get something out of the trip to the top on such a day as that.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:eek:ffice:eek:ffice" /><o:p></o:p>
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    One day, a long time ago, I was driving a group of people home, from a weekend in the great white north, and as we drove down the notch road one of the ladies in the van said something about never in her 60 some years of living in <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:eek:ffice:smarttags" /><st1:State w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">New Hampshire</st1:place></st1:State> she had never been to the top of the mountain. As it was in full view at the time, clear blue sky, we turned into the road for the top and took her up. As you say, it is only eight miles long and it starts off easy enough that she did not seem to mind one bit about our little detour for that day. It was not until we hit the tree line and the twisty little dirt road section with drop offs that did not look like they stop until you hit bottom that she said she is just a bit scared of heights. We made it to the top and the temps were cool, but the sky was still clear and the view was endless on this day. An event we all will not forget in our life times.<o:p></o:p>
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    So I look forward to the inmates trip to retrieve the TAG (and Egg) from there lofty heights and the ride report of the trip there and onto the next location.<o:p></o:p>
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    Game on and way to go!!!
  4. ST-Ranger

    ST-Ranger ALL About the ride there!

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    On the subject of the photo of the bike, at the TAG location, it is not spelled out on this thread, but they do tell you to look at how the game is played on ohter TOR threads. So yes, I think a photo of the bike is needed at the TAG location.

    On the subject of North America. It has been answered too, in this thread, that you can drop it anywhere in North America, as long as you drive the bike the distance to do so.

    One inmate had talked about flying to a location and renting a bike for the day and putting the TAG at the location he flew to. This was not something that the group wanted to be done. So as long as you can drive it there and somebody can drive there after it. It should be a good location to place the TAG. Now that being said, it is also good to keep the game going if we can. So if someone were to drive it to Cancun and drop it there, it might slow things down if no other inmates were up for the trip there to pick it up and move it along.

    So lets have some fun with it while we can and keep it moving around to as many locations as we can. And lets not forget one of the goals is to get from coast to coast. I'm sure others could be added as time goes on.

    :lurk
  5. WhistlingFool

    WhistlingFool Dixie!? I know a Dixie...

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    ... I can see someone.. pictures in hand... focused on the target... in a hurry even... a bit edgy even.. they have made it to the top, perhaps in better conditions, but regardless it is an adrenaline rush.... the pupils are full open by the time you get up there... so there our intrepid hero is lining up the photos and he has his/her arm shoulder deep in a hole ... when he hears the click/click of the assault rifle being prepared as the voice says, just what the hell are you doing , son? Then there is the long explanation about how grown men are running around the country stashing an Egg for... fun... playing a game of... errr.. Tag.... I try to explain it and get some odd looks.. one woman, not from away, up at Quoddy Head seemed to get it, but still thought we were a bit qeee-ahh... that's maine talk for "not quite right in the head"... kinda like that Forest gump dude runnin through town....

    EvilClown has an an abnormally strong attraction to Tags... I would highly recommend anyone even thinking about it, do it... or you will not have the privildge of freeing Egg from one of the most inhospitable places you could be this time of year... and he thought those flabby tourist asses were tough...

    FYI the road opens early for sunrises a few times each summer..

    I saw many people that were coming up the trail, having hiked all the way... they were soaked through... with the wind speeds up there, the moisture from the clouds just sticks to you... in 2005 I ended a 3 week trip with a run up the mountain, and it was clear... a bit hazy but clear, and wonderfully cool, as down below it was in the 90's

    If you go up... try to time it so you have a nice gap in front and don't hurry... cars tend to go much slower than you would prefer to go on your bike, leaving you clutching and moving too slow for easy control....
  6. EvilClown

    EvilClown Reality show stunt double Super Moderator

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    Indeed there is. Funny. I was thinking exactly the same thing when the subject was brought up.:lol3

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  7. EvilClown

    EvilClown Reality show stunt double Super Moderator

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    Thanx! Figgered it was the case but couldn't bring myself to wade through 50 pages.


    Maybe when the egg isn't located in a North American snow snake hole I'll go for it...that and the $14 required to ride my KLR to get it...:lol3
  8. MaineThumpah

    MaineThumpah Tons of gear wearer

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    Excellent spot, WF.
    I've been up on a clear day, and it is simply unexplainable.

    I can vouch for you; that is definitley your blue Triumph, and Kaw4life with the KLR in that pic...The old triumph...? I'm not so sure who that is...?

    Everyone else, if you get a chance, read the history section of their website. Pretty interesting stuff: "Black powder was the explosive, and blasting holes were all drilled by hand..."

    Keep in mind, if you're going for the egg this coming weekend- Saturday there is a bike race, and the road doesn't open until 12:30...

    Ride safe! :D
  9. MaineThumpah

    MaineThumpah Tons of gear wearer

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    $14 is almost as much as I paid for my AP topcase...:lol3


    EDIT:...Which I just happened to buy at a wal-mart at the base of this mountain. You know, so I wouldn't have to pay sales tax...
  10. whizzerwheel

    whizzerwheel Using Occam's Razor

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    EC...it's located at the bottom of the regional forums page in a sticky. And... use the dremel on Mr Egg only if you want to go down in NA tago history...otherwise....don't and risk being forgotten.:wink:
  11. whizzerwheel

    whizzerwheel Using Occam's Razor

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    Ohh I just realized u were talking about the picture/tag/moto rules not the location of the thread...duh. I'll go back to sleep...
  12. ST-Ranger

    ST-Ranger ALL About the ride there!

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    OK, the weekend is almost here and the weather might be less rain this time. So let's see which inmate will spend the money and take the ride to the top to pick up the EGG and the TAG!!!

    :lurk
  13. WhistlingFool

    WhistlingFool Dixie!? I know a Dixie...

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    I hear it isn't much more than what you pay to cross a bridge in NY..:ken

    ...and there may even be a view!!
  14. Yankee Dog

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    too bad there are no views of motorcycles

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  16. EvilClown

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    Thanks for a great ride today, Whistler! ...and baiku (indirectly)
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    WhistlingFool Dixie!? I know a Dixie...

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    WhistlingFool Dixie!? I know a Dixie...

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    I don't SEE Egg ... and given the lack of posts, one can only wonder where he might be headed... if there is any one upping to be done, EC is the Man! Niargra Falls? Bay of Fundy? Empire State Building? North Hero Island?

    tick tock tick tock