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Tasks / Journey To The End Of The Night: Glasnost

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The city spreads out before you. Rushing from point to point, lit by the slow strobe of fluorescent buses and dark streets. Stumbling into situations for a stranger's signature. Fleeing unknown pursuers, breathing hard, admiring the landscape and the multitude of worlds hidden in it.

For one night, drop your relations, your work and leisure activities, and all your usual motives for movement and action, and let yourself be drawn by the attractions of the chase and the encounters you find there.


If you participated in Journey in any way (as a player, chaser, or volunteer), please post your proof here. The more detail you get into, the more thorough you are, the better. If you have photographs, please post them! If you don't, make a comic like Rob (our winner this year and third place last year) did. Describe your chases, the people you met, what you thought of the checkpoints, etc.

We will be posting the results later this week, once there are some completions up.

Love,
The SFZero Daemon

1 to 10 players
50 points
Level 1

Terms: jtteotn, journey, streetgame, journeytask

18 completed :: 3 in progress
Interested in collaborating on this: (no one yet!)

this task is retired


Comments


Love SF
posted by Blue Fire on June 28th, 2007 4:07 PM

That's pretty unoriginal LOL, but I had never walked up the east face of Telegraph Hill, and 36 years after arriving in SF, I found myself falling in love with her yet again. She ages well.

On the way through Chinatown, the orange bird gave me a pass, which I surrendered to Maggie after walking stupidly down Buchanan instead of cutting around by Webster. She was very cool. Asked me if she could read my map. I almost regretted handing her the Get Out Of Jail Free card.

The Morton Salt Girl was so well in character she looked entirely natural standing there in the shopping aisle with an open umbrella. The store was fun. I had forgotten how good the cruising is at that CALA.

The person on Parker had some likable Buddhist art, and I longed to play her old upright piano, but it was obviously not the right time. She gave me a huge glass of water that tasted wonderful.

Halfway through the Presidio, my mental alarm went off, saying the municipal towing pirates were eyeing my car greedily, so I dropped out of the game and took the 1 California back to the Embarcadero, where the car was waiting like a waif, fragile in an emptiness of vacated parking spaces. It was a relief to find her before the City pounced.

Then I drove out to the Wave Organ and dropped into a couple of good conversations.

Thank you for a terrific evening!

Blue Fire

Thanks.
posted by Loki on August 26th, 2007 2:46 PM

To the people who created and advertised this event, thanks!

I wasn't able to participate, but the ad for this - in the Squid list, I think - was my first hint that SF0 existed.

These things are a great way to bring in new people.

Who the fuck is this guy? -1
posted by Rubin Starset on May 8th, 2008 2:51 PM

Does anyone know?

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(no subject)
posted by Jackie Hasa on May 8th, 2008 3:54 PM

he's the legendary old man of the event, and he's had an sf0 profile for years, though he's never done much: http://sf0.org/BlueFire/

he also posted the first comment on this page, "Love SF," but it's hard to see him because the player photos are just teensy icons now.

Small icons? -1
posted by Rubin Starset on May 8th, 2008 4:44 PM

What the fuck is up with that? It's like the three on Oak Street are trying to make up for something else.

(no subject)
posted by Ben Yamiin on June 26th, 2008 3:16 PM

Hey! that guy gave me a ride home!

He was awesome.


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