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Posted by Nemesis at Jan 27, 2016 11:32:58 AM
Puzzle Day Doodle: YPP IRL! [Winners announced!]

Prizes Announcement

What are we doing? Finding YPP Puzzles in Real Life!
How do we play? Find and take a picture of real things that look like YPP puzzles (either in part or as a whole)
Why do we do this? Because we love puzzles!
When do I have to do this? By 29 Jan 2016 11:59pm Pacific

The prizes
* Puzzling things!
* Puzzle-like furniture!
* Nemesis Eggs!
* Maybe even a doll!
* Ships with puzzling paint jobs!
* Ships with puzzle related names!
* Shiny Sun Points!
As I have done previously (we all know I stole this from Apollo by now, right?), I'm keeping prizes flexible, depending on the quantity and quality of entries. Confused? Downright puzzled? Good! Here's more information:

The details
* The deadline is 11:59pm pirate time on Friday 29th January 2016
* One entry per person.
* Your picture should include an index card or similar including your pirate name and ocean.
* These must be your own pictures!
* No nudity, gross stuff, or illegal stuff. If it's questionable in any way, best to skip it.
* Your photograph should not be a figure study or a portrait - that is, any human being (or animal) should only be incidental to the shot, rather than being the main subject. For example, if you photograph a sailor, the photograph should be about the work or the activity rather than being a portrait.
* In addition, there should be no children visible in your photographs, except as unidentifiable figures in the background.
* Normal rules for forum content apply, so images should not contain tasteless or offensive text or content.
* Items in the picture can be "Found" meaning it already exists but also happens to look like a YPP puzzle, or created out of everyday items as long as they are reasonably unchanged. An example of a found entry could be a picture of your flooded privy with ol' Ma and Pa pirate bailing way with buckets. It could also be a super cool stack of lumber that just happens to have bits shaped like carpentry pieces. An (very boring and I better not see entries of this) example of a created picture would be a mop bucket full of marbles with some scattered sea life toys.
* Don't use my examples! My examples are super boring and won't entertain the judges (me).
* Don't put marbles in your toilet. I can see you thinking about it. Yes, you. DON'T DO IT.
* Do not do things that will cause damage. We won't be held responsible. I break enough things all on my own.
* You have time, so take time and ask questions if anything isn't clear.
* Make sure to caption your image in your post so that we know which puzzle you're sharing. Let's face it: Some of us couldn't recognize a Masterpiece from a Pig's Breakfast!

To keep things sane-ish and prevent quibbling, here is a list of puzzles in the game that will qualify:

Swordfighting
Rumbling
Sailing
Rigging
Bilge
Carpentry
Patching
Gunnery
Navigation
Alchemistry
Blacksmithing
Distilling
Shipwrighting
Weaving


Yes, I've left off some that could qualify as puzzles, but that's the way it's got to be!

So your entry post should include:
* pirate name and ocean
* a picture of your entry with your name/ocean tag
* your favorite in-game color (of those available in shoppes)





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Posted by patrys12 at Jan 28, 2016 6:17:28 AM
Re: Puzzle Day Doodle: YPP IRL! [Deadline 29 Jan]
Alpha of Emerald
Light Blue

Weaving through the abacus ..


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Posted by tonytigerrrr at Jan 28, 2016 10:38:13 AM
Re: Puzzle Day Doodle: YPP IRL! [Deadline 29 Jan]
Ttwothirty - Meridian
Favorite colour - White

Carpentry in RL


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Meridian

Posted by Minsiem at Jan 29, 2016 7:51:38 PM
Re: Puzzle Day Doodle: YPP IRL! [Deadline 29 Jan]
Awh, man. Was totally gonna see if my fridge would work for foraging. Thinking... thinking...
Photobucket was down. Imgr is confusing. I feel old.

Behold the bilge blouse. It's not mine. It's Thalatta's. Not that he knows his blouse looks like bilge. I only just discovered it.

Edit: Oh, purple is my color, always purple.
And I'm Minsiem, always Minsiem. Of Cerulean.
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Minsiem, Like A Fox
Nimbelina, Any Minute Now

I believe in a Higher Purple!

Erfan flag officer chats, "let's cade a popular forage island"


Posted by Kevinstar at Jan 29, 2016 8:16:55 PM
Re: Puzzle Day Doodle: YPP IRL! [Deadline 29 Jan]

Arrr!!!! I found a SF board (game) in my cupboard..... oh some how some initials made it into the game!!
Favourite colour? ANY shade of blue

Posted by Oldwater1 at Jan 29, 2016 8:20:41 PM
Re: Puzzle Day Doodle: YPP IRL! [Deadline 29 Jan]
Oldwater of Emerald
Favorite color (this time) is Grey, don't think you asked but I'll follow suit!
RL Carpentry! We're installing Hardwood flooring, I'm slightly better at it IRL vs in-game...slightly.

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Oldwater the Emeraldian
SO of The Chat Boochers
Prince of Slightly Pixilated

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Posted by Doulber at Jan 29, 2016 9:47:41 PM
Re: Puzzle Day Doodle: YPP IRL! [Deadline 29 Jan]
Doulber
Emerald
Favourite colour: Persimmon & Mint

Behold my entry. I relate this picture, to well, distilling.

I have included a bottle with cayenne powder and water to replicate the spice piece, as well as a couple of bottles with coffee and water to replicate the pieces I seem to clear every time. I am posting my edited image, as I have aggregated and mixed the images to replicate the distilling board. I am also attaching the individual images for authenticity.

Cheers,
Doulber

Edit: If you consider my submitted image "too unchanged", please refer to my originals! (I hope you consider that no man should have that many beers as the above picture! ^)



Originals (4)








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Posted by Codefish8 at Jan 29, 2016 10:19:41 PM
Re: Puzzle Day Doodle: YPP IRL! [Deadline 29 Jan]
Welcome to my 5 am kitchen forage !

Favourite colour: White

~ Doulber for President


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SO: I-N-K
Flag: Cuppa Time

Posted by Nemesis at Jan 31, 2016 6:55:00 PM
Re: Puzzle Day Doodle: YPP IRL! [In Judging]



Overall: Doulber (Emerald) - A puzzlingly shiny sloop named the Puzzled Captainfish, a mint/persimmon wig, a portrait and a Nemesis doll - Delivered!
Ttwothirty (Merdian) - Tools, a lumber stack, a white/pink wig, a portrait and a Nemesis egg - Partially delivered (wig/egg)
Minsiem (Cerulean) - A fancy wardrobe and a purple/lime wig - Delivered!
Kevinstar (Merdian) - A swordrack and blue/orange wig - Delivered!
Alpha (Emerald) - A spinning wheel and light blue/brown wig - Delivered!
Oldwater (Emerald) - A tall stack of lumber and a grey/magenta wig - Delivered!
Codefish (Emerald) - A mocktail and a tan/tan wig! You're getting a prize even though you picked a puzzle that wasn't on the list, but only because I have to worry about someone who forages for alcohol at 5am. But hey, with all that citrus, at least you won't get scurvy! - Delivered!

Why so many wigs, you wonder? I'm puzzled too!

SHINY SUN POINTS
Doulber (Emerald) - 5 Sunshine points!
Ttwothirty (Merdian) - 3 Sunshine points!
Minsiem (Cerulean) - 2 Sunshine points!
Kevinstar (Merdian) - 2 Sunshine points!
Alpha (Emerald) - 2 Sunshine points!
Oldwater (Emerald) - 2 Sunshine points!

*Prizes will be delivered tonight for everything except ships and portraits. For ships and portraits, please petition letting me know when you'll be available and we'll schedule a time. Use "Nemesis - YPP IRL" as the subject!
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Posted by joandart at Jan 31, 2016 7:13:17 PM
Re: Puzzle Day Doodle: YPP IRL! [In Judging]
Nice job, everyone. I'm impressed with what you came up with. This one stumped me!
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Herowena of Cerulean
Still Sleeping With The Fishes

Dexla drew it.

Posted by Minsiem at Jan 31, 2016 7:32:14 PM
Re: Puzzle Day Doodle: YPP IRL! [In Judging]
 
Minsiem (Cerulean) - A fancy wardrobe and a purple/lime wig - Delivered!

Teehee. Thanks! What a fitting place for Thal's silly blouses.
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Minsiem, Like A Fox
Nimbelina, Any Minute Now

I believe in a Higher Purple!

Erfan flag officer chats, "let's cade a popular forage island"


Posted by budclare2 at Jan 31, 2016 9:25:56 PM
Re: Puzzle Day Doodle: YPP IRL! [In Judging]
I had deadline fail again. The alchemistry board made out of a block of uncooked ramen and those little squeeze bottles of food coloring will just have to exist in our collective imagination (again).

It's a good thing I didn't realize sooner that I could scrounge up a small stuffed Piglet. I would have just put him in front of a bowl of oatmeal. So lazy.

Nice job, everyone who doesn't suck at deadlines. :)

THAT should be my New Years' resolution: stop sucking at deadlines.
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I want a cookie.

(Imp turned me into a dolly! :D)

Posted by Doulber at Jan 31, 2016 9:38:06 PM
Re: Puzzle Day Doodle: YPP IRL! [In Judging]
 


Overall: Doulber (Emerald) - A puzzlingly shiny sloop named the Puzzled Captainfish, a mint/persimmon wig, a portrait and a Nemesis doll


Thanks! I'm glad you enjoyed my creation. I enjoyed my "puzzle" a bit too much afterwards, *hiccup*.
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Posted by Rushers9 at Jan 31, 2016 9:38:59 PM
Re: Puzzle Day Doodle: YPP IRL! [Deadline 29 Jan]
 
Welcome to my 5 am kitchen forage !

Favourite colour: White

~ Doulber for President



I always knew you liked two bananas in the morning.
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Rushers - Merid

 
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Posted by Codefish8 at Jan 31, 2016 9:44:40 PM
Re: Puzzle Day Doodle: YPP IRL! [Deadline 29 Jan]
 
I always knew you liked two bananas in the morning.


1 at a time mate - need to savour the flavour... too salty
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Posted by patrys12 at Jan 31, 2016 9:58:15 PM
Re: Puzzle Day Doodle: YPP IRL! [In Judging]
 

Alpha (Emerald) - A spinning wheel and light blue/brown wig - Delivered!


Thank you ^_^ Nemesis.
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Posted by Oldwater1 at Feb 2, 2016 4:39:40 PM
Re: Puzzle Day Doodle: YPP IRL! [In Judging]
Thanks so much! I was worried that when I was mass-ordering items for the future Price Check Palace, that I had accidentally ordered a Tall Stack of Lumber...glad to know I was fine, I still ended up buying more lumber and many reams of yellow and persimmon cloth to make a construction scene in the main foyer!

And thanks for the wig, I'm beautiful now! :D

/me fluffs his hair.
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Prince of Slightly Pixilated

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Posted by Minsiem at Feb 6, 2016 11:51:59 PM
Re: Puzzle Day Doodle: YPP IRL! [In Judging]
I um. Uh. Just noticed I can't wear my wig. *giggles* It is male and my pirate is not! <3 *giggles some more* It is very fun to look at.
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Minsiem, Like A Fox
Nimbelina, Any Minute Now

I believe in a Higher Purple!

Erfan flag officer chats, "let's cade a popular forage island"


Posted by Nemesis at Feb 7, 2016 5:13:55 PM
Re: Puzzle Day Doodle: YPP IRL! [In Judging]
 
I um. Uh. Just noticed I can't wear my wig. *giggles* It is male and my pirate is not! <3 *giggles some more* It is very fun to look at.

Good grief! Sorry about that - that means I probably gave a male pirate a female wig somewhere too. Toss in a petition for me and I'll swap it out on my next shift!
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Hera says, "I wish I was awesome enough to be on #TeamEvil!"
Later...
Hera says, "And the sorry thing is, I can't remember if I said, or didn't say, that."
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