Friday, October 1, 2010

Fortune Teller Hunt Hints

If a hint is out of date or a slurl is not working correctly or you have any other issues please contact Rox Arten via notecard in Second Life so that I can look into the issues and get them corrected as soon as possible.

NOTE: Rox is out of world temporarily due to a major system failure with her computer. I am able to log in with a non graphical client however, can not respond to notecards or do much more then get updates for the blog etc. Please send IM's if a response is needed quickly (they go to email and i can respond even if they cap)

.If you can't click the blog links and get the slurl to take you there you can click the link and copy the URL from the next page (map) which is the slurl. (or right click and copy shortcut from this page) then paste it into your in world chat and click on it.

1. Your fortune is up in the air!
2. Hello my dear. I'm on my phone but wanted to get my hint in. Please see hint giver outside store for the current hint!
3. Hint Giver on Site
4. Hint Giver on Site
5. Your fortune can be found among the ice crystals.
6. I was watching the flower grow in the meadow, but I took so long I got crackled.
7. Go to the Bewitching Gypsy Girl to know your fortune (Kitty's clue) your fortune lies behind the luck of the irish.
8. Cat got your tongue?
9. Hint Giver on Site
10. 3 gifts . 1 your fortue is UP to the fire. the fire that burnd below show your fortune is either ahead(2) or behind you(3)
11. Sitting out in the open
12. Hint Giver on Site
13. "Alright kiddos it has been noted."
14. Your fortune lies with a roll in the hay.
15. the peguses hold your fortune .
16. Find The Games Find The Gift !
17. Hint Giver on Site
18. She's looks down coyly, then she looks at him, smiles, and bats hers at him.
19. your fortune is set in a hud
20. Hint Giver on Site
21. "Lots of NEW releases are predicted in the near future"
22. When trying to figure out your fortune dont CROSS the line!
23. THE FORTUNE TELLER TOLD ME TO HIDE WITH THE FANTASY HORSES SEE IF YOU CAN FIND ME.
24. Hint Giver on Site
25. You need to "check out" your good fortune.
26. HInt giver on site
27. Hint Giver on Site
28. Hint Giver on Site
29. Seek right ,then left ,your fotune may floor you .
30. Lilies point to your fortune.
31. It can tell my future
32. your fortune you can "check Out " when you find me .
33. What an odd cart
34. your fortune is ROCKING.
35. If you want to be a fortune teller..drink a cup of tee first
36. [UPDATED]Drop us a Note for your good fortune.
37. These boots are made for walking ...even in Viewer 2
38. Hint Giver on site
39. Hint Giver on site
40. There is but one woman in this place who can read me, find her in her caravan and you will see me close.
41. Please don't stop the music
42. If you find you "fortune" tell me .
43. There's a gnome in my garden!!!
44. be careful asking Alice to deal your fortune.
45. Don't trip on the stairs trying to find!
46. Good fortune came to those that can afford golden fireplaces!
47. watch your steps,or your fortune may trip you up
48. astrology in the skies
49. Shed some light on your future.
50. the best things await you at the top :) why don't you do your own free reading - i foresee you will find exactly what you are looking for!
51. I hear they do some fortune-telling in Casablanca.
52. Dropped proceed to next location.
53. Hint giver at landing.
54. Hint giver on wall near landing.
55. If you go up to 3 to find me,don't be sly about it.
56. The hunt item rests on diamonds.

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Information, Guidelines/Rules, and Application Instructions

Silver & Gold Hunts presents:
Fortune Teller Hunt
October 1st to 31st 2010
Application Deadline September 17th 2010!
Hunt limit: max 100 vendors

A bit about our theme:
Fortune Tellers... gypsies, psychics.....tarot cards, crystal balls, runes, palm reading, fortune cookies, tea leaf reading, ... the lists can go on and on, but no matter which style of fortune teller and method you choose there is sure to be a chance for something fun and unique with this hunt theme. This is a very wide ranging hunt theme and I welcome you all to take it and run with it! Have fun and let your creativity shine through!

Please ensure you read the rules and follow the instructions for applying. This is important as I WILL NOT ACCEPT applications that are not properly filled out as it shows that either you are not reading the instructions or don't bother to follow them and I need to ensure vendors will follow the instructions that have to be given in order to get set up.

Thank you,
Rox Arten
Fortune Teller Hunt Organizer

Fortune Teller Hunt Guidelines/Rules:
*NOTE: I am looking for vendors who take making a commitment seriously. I completely understand that real life comes first and that sometimes things happen and I am absolutely sympathetic to that fact. However, in all things I will protect the hunt chain and the interest of the other vendors where needed. If you can not be set up on time and do not reply to correction requests, please understand that it is not personal that I will for the interest of the rest of the hunt vendors remove those stores who don’t get set up and replace them.*

1. Only original creators! If you have a few authorized reseller vendors I won’t disqualify you, that is different then a shop who is selling mostly or entirely non original content. The use of purchased textures, scripts, templates, and sculpties is fine as those items are sold to content creators for use in their work. No resellers! NO CLUBS! No Malls! No rental spaces, etc…IF you do not have a shop selling your own work don’t apply!

2. One location per store and one store per person please. You may include gifts from multiple stores in one package if you wish to promote these other businesses. (If you wish to place a second location or additional shop on the reserve list for filling in any spots last minute that we might have to fill then please add that to the bottom of your application including a LM)

3. You will receive an invitation to the hunt vendors group upon acceptance of your application; you MUST remain in the vendor group. I understand group slots are limited but it is important to be able to communicate with the vendors effectively and this is the best option for that. All vendors must be in the hunt vendor group by no later than two weeks prior to the hunt start date or will be removed from the list!

4. Gifts may be anything you wish to create, or if you prefer an item from your stock but please no freebies repackaged. This only annoys hunters to work to find the hunt item and then open it to find only stuff they could have gotten as a freebie without hunting. Also remember that if you give an item that isn’t up to the quality of what you sell or doesn’t somehow show what your items are then you hurt yourself.

5. Please try to build something that at least loosely fits the theme, the theme has a wide range of ways to build for it even loosely. I won’t force you to build for the theme, I’m not inspecting gifts. But it’s an opportunity to think outside the box if you don’t already have items along the line of the theme or expand on what you do have if you do.

6. If possible including a male and female item or unisex item is encouraged but not required.

7. Object must be no more then 30 meters from the point at which the hunters land. If this becomes an issue I will ask those who are further to move their items, and if needed remove them from the hunt.
8. The hunt object may be hidden however you see fit, however, it may not be hidden so that it is enclosed fully in another object, only a tiny bit of it shows, or is otherwise nearly impossible to locate.

9. The hunt object must be set to sell contents NOT a copy (which gives the hunters a folder rather then making them have to rez a box) and will be set to L$0 and no more!

10. Your gifts must be boxed/bagged before placing them in the hunt object. The folder given to the hunter should only contain 2 items, the landmark to the next location and your gift package!

11. The Hunt Signs. Upon acceptance you will receive an application sign, once all spots are filled or we reach the application deadline hunt info sign will be sent out. You will need to have a sign out from the time you are accepted to the time the hunt ends. I expect within 48 hours of sending the new sign (barring rl keeping you from logging on in that time) you will have the sign replaced with the new one. I try not to have to change the sign a third time just before the hunt,

12. If your shop moves or you drop out of the hunt for any reason you must notify me so that we can keep the chain from being broken which only hurts other vendors in the hunt. If possible a day's notice would help to ensure we can replace the lm in the previous box. I do understand that sometimes even the vendor does not know in advance that the location is going to be suddenly relocated or vanish. If you move the shop on the same lot and are not using forced landing points it is also important you notify me with a corrected LM, if the hunters land 100m away and as many do have their draw distance set low to help with lag from hunting they may not even see your shop if it’s moved.

13. I do a walkthrough before sending out hunt objects to ensure that all shop LM’s are accurate. I will send a group notice listing shops that are missing or do not have a sign out. If I do not see a sign I have to assume you do not want to be in the hunt. Signs are important advertising to spread the word so hunters get excited to do the hunt!

14. You must have your hunt gift placed in the object and hidden by midnight for the hunt start.

15. I do not see this as 'my hunt' I am the organizer, the one who chose to organize and 'run' the hunt; however, this is every participating vendor's hunt. If changes are needed I have to make the choice that seems to be best for the majority of those involved. Please treat me with respect as I will always treat you with respect.

16. I do maintain a vendor gift area. This is not required, if you don’t wish to make your gift available to other vendors without them hunting for it that is fine. However, as many are to busy to hunt I have heard from most that they appreciate this. This area is in a skybox on a parcel of land that is group restricted to the vendor group. I am aware that some vendors need to have an alt in the group (or store manager) for those vendors I will be happy to add your name to the land access list for this area. There will be a form in the welcome pack to notify me of this need.

17. Please be sure that if you need to send me a hint, change of location, or notify me of other hunt related business you do so using the supplied forms from the welcome pack. My IM’s cap daily and get lost additionally I get on average 100 or more notecards in any given 24 hour period. I took the time to set up forms for things in order to ensure that these notifications will get top priority and not be lost in the sea of incoming mail. Also I do this in order to ensure that when I log on I can take care of hunt business (followed by my school/shop business) immediately and not overlook anything.

18. The vendor group is a drama free zone. My feedback from vendors in past hunts has praised my ability to maintain this. I will not tolerate people bringing personal issues with each other into the hunt group or causing drama. This is not the place to talk trash about others or otherwise stir up trouble. If you have issues with someone else please directly address them in IM not in my group. If there is an issue that needs addressing by me bring it to my attention. I have not had issues with this however, if you are here to cause drama I will remove you from the hunt if need be as none of my vendors want to deal with drama nor do I.

19. That said the group also should not be spammed for MM boards, lucky chairs, sales, etc. This group is ONLY vendors and managers for shops that take part in my hunts. Otherwise I do not limit chat as long as it is not causing drama. If you are busy and need to exit chat feel free all important information is sent via notices and the group has been a great resources for many of our regular vendors to ask if anyone knows where to find something or share information.

Thank you for reading this, I have tried to keep the rules simple, if others are deemed necessary later on I will then add them. Please know that I greatly appreciate your work in preparing your shop location and creating a wonderful gift for our hunters and thank you for placing your trust in my ability to pull this hunt off smoothly and without drama or other issues along the way. Please know, if there is any issue or question you can IM me at any time, I will respond as soon as possible.
Thank you,
Rox Arten
Fortune Teller Hunt Organizer

Application Instructions:
*NOTE: Read the instructions carefully, those who do not follow them will be omitted from this hunt as it is important that the hunt vendors can read and follow instructions*

1 Create a new notecard and name it " FTHunt " (by creating your own notecard it will make it easier to pull up your profile by properties to send you the hunt object when it's time)
Example: FTHunt Secrets of Gaia Rox Arten

2 Copy the following to the notecard and fill in the information. I am asking for both landmark (to include in hunt boxes) and SLURL (just in case sl glitches and wipes the landmark).

Shop Name:
Your Name:
Alternate contact or partner (if any):
Avatar To Invite to Vendor Group:
Landmark:
SLURL:
Are you an AHVG member?
Have you read the rules and guidelines, and agree to abide by them?
Do you have other shops/locations you wish to add to the reserve list in case we need to fill spaces last minute (If you list them here please list shop name with slurl and add a LM below)

3. Be sure that you included your landmark and the notecard saved and drop the completed application on the profile of Rox Arten.