this time last year, my group of friends and i travelled to "the holy land" for stephenie meyer days (an annual series of festivities during the weekend closest to bella's birthday ~ september 13th), coinciding with the 2nd of the "forever" parties, which had taken on the "forever in forks" name. the two events had joined together and many activities were planned. one of these was the FiF scavenger hunt. each group (or individual) was given a list of things to track down and take pictures of. they were to be posted on either instagram or facebook and a winner would be chosen among the completing participants. well, that was the plan anyway. as far as we all know, no such winner was deemed. booooo. but our group busted our asses getting creative with our picture taking and i had edited them into collages. i think it would be a shame and detriment not to share them again. ;P
to start, here is a picture of our hunt list, with one very special addition:
most people (who are into this stuff) would have heard that stephenie meyer herself showed up in forks and did an impromptu meet and greet sort of thing. as soon as we heard this, we added her name to our list. of course, being completely shocked and unprepared, i had nothing for her to sign so as she breezed by (the first time), i got her to sign our list. she saw that we had added her name and said, "oh, that's so cute!"
now for the ACTUAL items on the list:
(i'm going to add some of the hashtags/captions i used on instagram for the original contest posts, cause some of them are pretty damn funny.)
item # 1. swan's residence
(we had the forks AND portland locations. book AND movie. yay us!)
item # 2. cullen house #gogogo!
(again both locations... and PE)
item # 3. bella's truck
item # 4. welcome to forks sign #findPE
item # 5. doctor cullen's parking spot
item # 6. baseball field
(should be mentioned that many of the items on the list don't actually exist, which is where creativity came into play.)
item # 7. charlie's police cruiser
item # 8. the meadow #wonkyfeet
item # 9. a wolf
item # 10. forks high school #gospartans
item # 11. edward #PE #forkscoven #olympiccoven so many different edwards! <3 <3 <3 #volvo #photobomb
item # 12. an apple #unintentionalpfachphotobomb #biteme
item # 13. forks diner
(the forks and portland location ~ carver cafe)
couldn't decide between them, so 2 were posted.
item # 14. sporting goods store ~ olympic outfitters #goinghunting #moreheads
item # 15. jacob's motorcycle
item # 16. the treaty line
item # 17. jacob's house
item # 18. first beach #thecullensdontcomehere #theydonow
2 posted again, cause it's so pretty!
item # 19. re-enact a scene of your choosing
we couldn't pick just one. we had 5.
19a. volvo (video link) #sinceimgoingtohell #wonkyfeet
19b. first beach (video link) #fantasticactingskills #findPE #photobomb #strongindependentwoman #poormirandaisalwaystheboy
19c.stone cliff inn #sothelion... yeah, you know... #stoplaughing #omgmyhandswerewherehishandswere *snort*
19d. #theskinofakiller #sparkle #sonotscaryedward #stripperglitter
19e. #floridians #thatswhatsinjacksonville #makeshiftgreenhouse
bonus. #THEtree i can just see him dangling from that branch... lmao. #personalbrand #twiheroin #roadtrip #portlandtoforks #memories #mygirls m, b, and iphone picture credit to j. you win... just this one time.
and cause i feel like sharing them...
dinner at bella italia
PE at ruby beach ~ the most beautiful place i've ever seen with my own eyes
PE watching bd2 in the forks high school gym
"last born of the clan, first one to be free" ~ roadtrip
(some of) my girls
driving from forks to la push (video link) ~ the whole car singing along with christina perri #forever.