Ministers of Mayhem Patrick Thomas and Zach Unlastnamed held the third quarterly Photo Rally this weekend and it was my pleasure to attend for the first time. I captained "Team Moof" with our totem/mascot/team-mojo, Sam, with friends Tom Tarn, Jim Strange, and Kyle and Jen Wiens. We garnered second place and had a positive blast.
So, a photo rally turns out to be a scavenger hunt for photographs of vaguely described objectives for eight hours. Here are some some of my favorites from our collection.
From the first category of objectives "Adjectives A to Z"
"Show everyone, once and for all, why the chicken crossed the road. (5/3/2 points)"
36. Drive Thru
"Order something from a drivethrough while riding in a contraption that makes the window lady call for backup. Document your escapade. (8/5/3 points, have it your way)"
"I feel like I'm flying! (5/3/2 points)"
"The Photo Rally Committee would like to take this time to remind you that you are not a unique and beautiful snowflake. Show your solidarity with matching team uniforms and crushed souls. (7 points)"
51. Mother's Birthday
"Today is my mother's birthday - true story! She couldn't make it , so you should do something nice for a different United employee instead. Also, please don't get arrested by the TSA. (6/4/2 carry-on points)"
52. Urban Kayacking
"Urban kayacking. Best sport since spooling. (7/4/3 points)"
43. Claim a Table
"Have your team claim a table at a restaurant. This should be performed with the same level of enthusiasm as claiming Iwo Jima. (8/5/2 points)"
49. Ghost Ridin' the Whip
"Ghost ride the whip in something that is most definitely not a car. (6/4/2 points)"