Here's What Happened During the Fun Fun Fun Fest Scavenger Hunt

This year's Fun Fun Fun Fest scavenger hunt began at 4 p.m. on Saturday afternoon, when I found the Raving Lunatics - Sheriff Red, Inmate 66247, P.P.O.P. and Sherlock Ownz - at the Libertine Bar. Each team registered for the hunt received a packet with a list of tasks separated by point value. The more extreme the task, the more points it would garner: Take a photo of an old man giving the bird, 5 points; shaving eyebrows, 30 points; Fun Fun Fun Fest tattoo, 50 points. The winner is sent to this year's Fun Fun Fun Fest with VIP tickets, a $323 value

Each team had to donate a package of shirts and socks and cans of food, as donations were also worth points. Six teams participated in the East Dallas hunt: Rawk Partee, Triple-Stuffed Oreo, Lunch Break, Mr. Greenville Avenue, Derp-A-Derp and the Raving Lunatics, who allowed me to tag along with them.

Here is a rundown of some of the most memorable stopping points:

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Christian McPhate is an award-winning journalist who specializes in investigative reporting. He covers crime, the environment, business, government and social justice. His work has appeared in several publications, including the Dallas Morning News, the Fort Worth Star Telegram, the Miami Herald, San Antonio Express News and The Washington Times.