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Newbielympics

The Winds of Dawn hosted our second ever Newbielympics! All events took place between Saturday, July 12th and Sunday, July 20th, 2003. Thanks to all the folks who participated and volunteered and contributed prizes!

Who Was Eligible To Participate:

All official Newbielympics events were limited to folks below Lord/Lady level (around 550 ranks). Some parts of events were limited to below Master/Mistress level (around 200 ranks)- any events of this type were be labeled as such. Every exile who participated in an event qualified for a special drawing held at the closing ceremonies for additional prizes.

Newbielympics Events Were:

Date/Time Location Description Coordinator Result
Sat, Jul 12, 2003 at 12:00 PM PDT Bard's Field Newbielympics Opening Ceremonies - There will be music, food, drinks and an overview of the events planned for the Newbielympics. Exiles of all levels welcome to come. TBA
Sat, Jul 12, 2003 at 12:00 PM PDT Bard's Field Crafting - Runs from the opening to the closing ceremonies of the Newbielympics. All items required to be used up in the crafting of an item must be collected or aquired during the event. Accepting donations and purchasing items from traders allowed. Actual crafting must be done by the exile. Money made from tailoring to be taken into account. All crafted items to be consumed (if possible) at the closing ceremonies. Bob the Archer Shay won 1st
Sat, Jul 12, 2003 at 01:00 PM PDT Bard's Field Trivia contest - Contestants will be asked questions, the first exile to ss the correct answer to the judge wins a point. Bob the Archer Winners were Shay (750c), Vusun (250c), Yesod (100c) and Vandergroth (unknown paint). Roffian and Dragan also participated.
Sun, Jul 13, 2003 at 01:00 PM PDT Meet inside the monestary Hide and Seek - There will be 7 hiders who will go and hide somewhere in the farms or town area (underground is not included). Then all contestants will search for the hiders. The contestant who finds the most hiders wins (there will be a 1st, 2nd and 3rd prize). In the case of tie there will be multiple rounds of hiding and seeking until a clear winner is chosen. Kiriel D'Sol Winners were: 1st- Radinka (won a wooden shield), 2nd was a tie between Greyfox (won a sunstone) and Therian (won a red healing potion)
Mon, Jul 14, 2003 at 05:00 PM PDT Docks Boat Race - Exiles will race against the clock as they visit each of five locations before returning to Puddleby. The boat fare will be paid for. Himitsu 1st was Emer (won a 1st place windbreaker, fishing rod, and 400c), 2nd was Wayfarer (won a 2nd place windbreaker, fishing rod, and 150c), 3rd was Joly (won a 3rd place windbreaker, fishing rod, and 75c). Greyfox won a greymyr rock candy for extra hard work! Additional participants were Juren, Roffian and Therian.
Tue, Jul 15, 2003 at 05:00 PM PDT Docks Exile Hunt: Each exile is given a spot to go to with a clue. Once to the second spot, they are given another clue and so on until they reach the end. Himitsu 1st place was Amfi, she won a "1st place Clue Hunt" pair of binoculars, pair of shoes and 400c. 2nd place was Radinka, she won a "2nd place Clue Hunt" spyglass, pair of shoes and 150c. 3rd place was Sabriel, she won a "3rd place Clue Hunt" magnifying glass, pair of shoes and 75c. Other participants were: Scon, Adelina, Rodan, Jedrek, Roffian, Greyfox, Emer and Legolas.
Wed, Jul 16, 2003 at 11:00 AM PDT Bard's Field Dance competition warm up - help with dance macros Poesy
Wed, Jul 16, 2003 at 12:00 PM PDT Bard's Field Dance Competition: Exiles perform dances alone and in pairs to provided up-tempo music and will be judged on originality and coordination. Older exiles are encouraged to come and dance for fun, and help with the judging. Dance macro tips here. Poesy Roffian won 1st place for a 400c prize, Towser won 2nd place for a 300c prize.
Wed, Jul 16, 2003 at 05:00 PM PDT Bard's Field Teams will be formed at the event. Each team will pick one to be their clan's "bunny". The object of the contest is to have your bunny fall to three things before the other clan's can. An independent judge will be /sharelocked by both of the bunnies so he can verify their falling. Sun Dragon Clan Team #1 won (Zell, Caber, Sabriel, Scon, Mind'dra was the bunny). They each received 300c. Team #2 (Moon Kitty, Juran, Gluttony, Mestoph, Emer was the bunny) each received 150c.
Thu, Jul 17, 2003 at 05:00 PM PDT Docks Indoor Pushball: Teams will be formed at the event. There will be three rounds with the team who wins two of them winning the event. Renting the jersey is optional as other ways of identifying teams can be used. Himitsu Red Team won 1st place, they each received 400c and a red jersey (Rodan, Emer, Shay, Roffian and Evangeline). Blue Team each received 200c and a blue jersey (DrNo, Qwan, Adonis, Babsidi, Evangeline)
Fri, Jul 18, 2003 at 12:00 PM PDT South town Falling contest Farhope Exile category: 1st was Mestoph (picked a chain), 2nd was Sativa (picked a red healing potion). Master/Mistress category: 1st was Rodan (picked a lilaberry), 2nd was Lathienne (picked light green paint), 3rd was Hessian (picked gray pants), 4th was Shay (no prize picked yet), 5th was Emer (no prize picked yet), 6th was Vandergroth (picked a green cloak).
Fri, Jul 18, 2003 at 04:00 PM PDT Healer's Building Entrance Cer'vae sampling contest Farhope Mestoph won 1st (chose box of donuts), Rodan was 2nd (chose tykan potion), Yhoo was 3rd (chose a plate of cookies) and Greyfox was 4th (chose a potion of energy. Nijiji and Persil had to leave early.
Sat, Jul 19, 2003 at 01:00 PM PDT Docks Push-a-Thon: Teams start out at NW beach (N of W town) and must quickly make one of their number fallen (no bitter berries allowed) and pushed to the safe snell. The teams are allowed to interfere with each other by pushing or pulling. The first team's fallen to cross the finish line wins. If there are more than two teams, there will be play-offs. Teams will be formed at the event. Himitsu The winning team was: HarborSloth, Chmee, Caber, they each received a broom and 400c. The other team was: Yhoo, Vermilion, Radinka, they each received a broom and 200c.
Sun, Jul 20, 2003 at 12:00 PM PDT Bard's Field Newbielympics Closing Ceremonies - There will be music, food, drinks and an overview of the winners of the Newbielympics events and announcement of the winners of the Newbielympics drawing for all event participants. Exiles of all levels welcome. Kiriel D'Sol Winners of the prize drawing are listed here.
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