The Fun Fun Fun Fest Dallas Scavenger Hunt Will Change Your Life In Good And Bad Ways

Do you like potentially life-altering scavenger hunts? Do you like Slayer, M.I.A., and the great capital of the state of Texas? If the answer to both of these things is yes, you may be interested in the Dallas leg of the Fun Fun Fun Fest Scavenger Hunt, in which people almost exactly like yourself will compete to win 3-day passes for Fun Fun Fun Fest, which from now on I shall abbreviate to FFFFest. FFFFest is scheduled for the weekend of November 7-9 in Austin, and passes for the weekend cost $179. You could even win the Ultra Smooth Pass, a VIP type-affair which could see you watching the main stage from a hammock, or playing arcade games backstage.

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Here's how it works -- you get a list of increasingly outlandish things to do, and you win points for doing them. In a normal scavenger hunt you may, for instance, photograph a bird, or find a particular book. In last year's FFFFest Scavenger Hunt, teams won points (and indeed prizes) for shaving their eyebrows, chugging a gallon of water, running up the largest bar tab, and getting tattoos. This year's list of activities is still in the planning stage, but it's highly unlikely to be less extreme. I am reliably informed that, thanks to last year's contest, one lucky man now has a Granada Theater tramp stamp to forever show to his friends.

On the upside, there's a lot of tickets to give away. Last year, 50% of the teams that entered won passes. If that's the sort of thing that floats your metaphorical boat, the Dallas leg will start at 3 Links on September 22nd.

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