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Tasks / Pilgrim's Progress

Go on a pilgrimage.

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In the zone of: BART Psychogeographical Association
Created by Absurdum

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posted by Absurdum on September 20th, 2008 6:49 AM

I should perhaps have added something about it being possible for it to be a "non-religious" or "non-standard" "pilgrimage". To a sports stadium say, or somewhere that has great PERSONAL meaning.

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posted by Peter Garnett on April 22nd, 2009 7:06 PM

Given the context of it having been posted at SF0, I think it was understood to be implied.

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posted by teucer on April 22nd, 2009 8:08 PM

A week and a half and I'll be multitasking.

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posted by Mr Everyday on April 23rd, 2009 1:58 AM

You would think so Peter, but I was actually looking at my pilgrim gear when I was writing this, and intended it literally at first ;-)

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posted by JJason Recognition on May 5th, 2009 8:43 AM

I think tasks should be no more specific than they need to be. This is one is fine as it is - both standard and nonstandard pilgrimages are good stuff.

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posted by GYØ Ben on May 10th, 2009 3:23 PM

Someone is going to absolutely shplank this task. I can feel it.

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posted by teucer on May 10th, 2009 6:21 PM

Someone? Huh, I'd have bet on Charlie Fish beating him to it.

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posted by saille is planting praxis on September 10th, 2009 8:36 AM

every time I see this task listed I want to go back to the Hill of Tara.

Mind you, I want to go back there nearly every day, but often it is this task that reminds me.

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posted by teucer on September 10th, 2009 9:24 AM

Yeah Tara is amazing.

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posted by Sombrero Guy on October 19th, 2016 6:54 AM

In relation to the theme of this task, is there anyone still lurking here who could tell me the exact location of the site where doorhenge once stood?


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Pilgrim's Progress by Ben Yamiin October 15th, 2009 9:19 AM

When GYØ was planning the '09 UKØ gathering, a mysterious new player by the name of The Pilgrim signed up. This was, of course, me, planted there to keep an eye on the messages passed between the gathering participants. Because, of course, it would...

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Pilgrim's Progress by rongo rongo July 22nd, 2009 12:03 PM

A pilgrimage has both surface ritual and deeper meaning. For example, a pilgrimage to Mecca involves wearing special clothing, performing particular sacrifices, and following prescribed routes and behavior, all of which tie into the essential meaning...

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Seventeen thousand four hundred and twenty-four steps from my door. It's not so far, count it off sometime and you'll see. 4229 Kenmore When I moved to Chicago in the fall of 2009, my Grandmother was very excited. She's always excited when I move, ...

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pilgrimage: any long journey, esp. one undertaken as a quest or for a votive purpose, as to pay homage I've been planning this for awhile. I had a great journey. Almost 4,000 miles. I started in Wasilla AK and went all the way down to SF itself. T...

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Pilgrim's Progress by The Found Walrus July 9th, 2009 10:58 PM

"She led him past a pool with a fountain under a wide-spreading tree, and then struck off to the left between beds of plants toward a huge many-trunked pine. There was a massive stone wall with a doorway in it, and in the farthest part of the garden,...

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Pilgrim's Progress by Mr Everyday May 20th, 2009 8:48 AM

Well, FINALLY I completed a pilgrimage that's been about 3 years in the making... You see I LOVE Sumo, I've followed it for about 7 years, and for the last 3 have been trying to get tickets for a tournament whenever I happen to be here. I've been 1 t...

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C. G. Jung and his family resisted publication of his Red Book for over 75 years based on concerns over two kinds of people: academic colleagues they feared would lose respect for him, and adherents to his philosophy whose devotion bordered on relig...

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Introduction I wander back into what remains of this once-great civilisation, with no idea whether there is anyone still around to observe me. But it doesn't really matter if nobody sees. I'm doing this for me, and if anyone else stumbles across it...

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Pilgrim's Progress by Professor Møbius July 6th, 2010 12:47 AM

[This is not a retro, just a late write-up, I promise. It occurred the Thursday after my Level Zero candidacy task. Pics may come later, if I get them] The Oneida County Welsh Festival. My father had been planning this trip for AGES, and was absolu...

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i had a long journey to the desert ahead of me, i needed money so i found a job. i became the night guard for the tnt fireworks company so i could afford burning man. i worked every single night for two months straight during the hours of 8pm to 4 am...

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