About 2 weeks ago I saw a friend mention GISHWHES in a blog post & that her team was still looking for members. GISHWHES stands for The Greatest International Scavenger Hunt The World Has Ever Seen! This is the second year for it. The first one last year broke the Guinness World Record for largest scavenger hunt, and they’re hoping to break their own record this year. The driving force behind GISHWHES is actor Misha Collins, from Supernatural. Misha’s kind of crazy. But it’s the fun good kind of crazy. He started Random Acts, a non-profit organization that’s aiming to conquer the world, one random act of kindness at a time. They are dedicated to funding and inspiring acts of kindness around the world.
Anyway, as I said, Misha is crazy. Some of the items on this list? How can one person come up with such insanity? You can find the entire list for this year’s hunt HERE. You had to register before hand, and the list came out about a week after registration closed. Everyone is on a 15 person team. You are grouped with the people you signed up with, and then every team that didn’t have 15 people yet was combined with other teams & individuals to get to 15. It’s been fun brainstorming how to do some of these crazy things, and contacting people who might help.
We can’t publish our pictures & videos publicly online anywhere until after the hunt ends, so unfortunately I can’t share too much yet. But here is a still shot of me from one of the videos. The video required five live snakes with bonus points awarded for more snakes and points deducted for fake snakes.
It was so cool having all those snakes on me! Yup, definitely no snake phobia here.
If you follow me on Facebook, you can expect to see some weird requests coming through in the next 2 days.