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message 1: by Daphne (last edited Oct 18, 2016 04:48AM) (new)

Daphne (daphnesm) | 937 comments Lady Daphne Began her quest on November 2nd, 2015

Current Level
Level 11 || Health: 30/30 || Sword: Level 17 (+7 sword, +2 base, +3 Orb, +2 Dog, +1 Horse, +1 GWE bauble)|| Magic: Level 22 (+13 staff, +2 base, +3 Orb, +2 Dog, +1 Horse, +1 GWE bauble)|| Exp: 1,439/1,530
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Leveling
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BOOKS UNUSED:
Doctor Who: The Empty House (DWAS #19) 3/2/16
Night of the Hunter (Drizzt #25) 4/1/16
Rise of the King (Drizzt #26) 4/12/16
Magician: Apprentice The Riftwar Saga #1 5/8/16
Elminster: The Making of a Mage (Elminster #1) 5/13/16
In the Wake of Madness: The Murderous Voyage of the Whaleship Sharon 5/16/16
Dissolution 5/17/16
Eruption: The Untold Story of Mount St. Helens 5/15/16
Time to Murder and Create (MS #2) 5/18/16
Wild Justice 5/20/16
Spirits from Beyond 6/6/16
The House 6/11/16
The Shadow of the Wind 6/28/16
Night After Night 7/3/16
Tribes: We Need You to Lead Us 7/7/16
The Little Sister 7/8/16
Doctor Who: The Sontaran Games 7/9/16
Daemons Are Forever 7/13/16
Thieves Deceivers and Killers: Tales of Chemistry in Nature 7/19/16


APRIL Classifieds

Sword
Current level: 7
Level 8:
1:
2:
3:
4: Words of Radiance 1,087p 4/8/15
5:
6:
7:The Way of Kings 1,007p 2/17/15
8: The Historian 909p 3/9/15

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Symbols


message 2: by Daphne (last edited Jul 28, 2016 02:20PM) (new)

Daphne (daphnesm) | 937 comments Weapons!

Magic Staff
Current level: 13
14:
#1:Another Life (Torchwood #1) 1/19/16
#2:Yendi (VT #2) 3/1/16
#3:Teckla (VT #3) 3/1/16
#4:Taltos (VT #4) 3/4/16
#5:28 Days Later, Vol. 5: Ghost Town (28DL #5) 4/24/16
#6:28 Days Later, Vol. 6: Homecoming (28DL #6) 4/24/16
#7:Torchwood: Army of One (TAE #7) 4/8/16
#8:Leonardo's Mountain of Clams and the Diet of Worms: Essays on Natural History (RiNH #8) 4/13/16
#9:Issola (VT #9)5/3/16
#10:The Year's Best Horror Stories: Series X (YBHS #10) 4/13/16
#11:Three Act Tragedy (HP #11) 4/3/16
#12:The House That Jack Built (TW #12) 3/2/16
#13:
#14:Doctor Who: The Last Dodo (DW #14) 11/21/15

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Possible Series:
Link to my giant series post
The Cleric Quintet 5 books
Forgotten Realms: Avatar 5 books
The War of the Spider Queen 6 books
Sembia, Gateway to the Realms 7 books
Wizard in Rhyme 8 books
Spellsinger 8 books
Forgotten Realms: Elminster 9 books
The Medieval Murderers 10 books
Culture 10 books
The Chronicles of the Black Company 11 books
Nightside 12 books
Forgotten Realms: Anthologies 13 books
Miss Marple 13 books
Ethshar 13 books
The Last Apprentice 13 books
Lord Peter Wimsey 15 books
The Dresden Files 15 books
Year's Best Horror Stories 15 books
Jeeves 16 books
Vorkosigan Saga 16 books
Matthew Scudder 17 books
Forgotten Realms: The Harpers 17 books
No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency 17 books
Serge A. Storms 19 books
Myth Adventures 19 books
Death on Demand 25 books
Darkover 28 books
The Legend of Drizzt 30 books
Casca 41 books
Discworld 41 books


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message 3: by Daphne (last edited Oct 18, 2016 04:44AM) (new)

Daphne (daphnesm) | 937 comments Inventory

58 Goblin Bone
60 Bat Wing
42 Rat Tails
1 Merely Kats Pelts
48 Drop Bear Meat
30 Mouse Meat
25 Nut
3 Servings of Salt
7 Servings of Herbs

Spell Ingredients
1 Clump of Dirt
2 Carrot
2 Pea
3 Pheonix Feathers
7 Zest of Lemon

Items
Growth Weapon Enhancement bauble for sword & staff(view spoiler)
Orb of Water (Automatically heal one health at the end of every fight)
Orb of Earth (Adds 3 attack to a sword)
Orb of Fire (Adds 3 attack to a staff)
Orb of Air (For quests requiring 4 or more items, this reduces the amount of items needed for a quest by 1)
Spock's lost Plasma weapon 1 Charge - 10HPs from any monster no turn used
HAT! HAT! (view spoiler)

Gold: 92

Potions
8 Minor Health Potion - 5 health
3 Heal Potion - 10 health
6 Major Heal Potion - 15 health
2 Pets Plus Potion - Doubles effects of pets for 1 week
2 Time Walking Potion
1 Duplication Potion - Duplicates any book
0 Find Items Potion - Find half items needed for a quest
1 Damage Potion - Attack increased by 3 for 1 week
0 Enhanced Weapon Potion - Attack increased by 3 for 1 week
4 Minor Poison Potion - 2dmg to monster per turn
2 Weakening Potion - Reduces your weapon attack by half
2 Transmogrification Potion - Transform 1 common item to another
1 Growing Strength Potion - Works like orb (one battle per use)
7 Shield Potion - Halves dmg from monsters fora single turn
23 Potion Token
1 Mercenary Token

Food Available:
5 Mouse Meatballs

Sunday Things
Heal 4 HP from Bed+Sheets
Collect 1 Mouse meat from Falcon
Collect 2 Gold from Puppy
Collect 1 Gold from Pot o' Gold
Collect 1 Nut from Squirrel
Collect 1 Pheonix Feather
Collect 1 Major Heal Potion on 8/7
Collect 1 Lemon Zest

Shield!
Gems of Power:
Red Gem allows you to double your attack power for one turn once a calendar month. (Includes weapon enhancements, does not include pets attack, only includes one strike during the turn so either slingshot or sword or staff may be doubled.): (view spoiler)
Blue Gem halves damage of one turn per week (Sun to Sat): (view spoiler)
Green Gem adds 1 max hp:(view spoiler)
Purple Gemallows you to restore your hp to the hp you had before a fight once a month:(view spoiler)
White Gem allows you to purify your hero once each calendar month. Purifying your hero will remove any lasting effects from monsters (e.g. disease):(view spoiler)


Puppy!
Beginning Obedience Certificate - Completed 11/2/15
Beginner Combat - Completed 11/2/15 +1 Combat
Intermediate Combat - Completed 1/28/16 +2 Combat
Beginner Fetch - Completed 12/6/15 +1 Gold Sunday
Intermediate Fetch - Completed 2/10/16 +2 Gold Sunday
Beginner Tracking - Completed 1/14/16 Find Minor Hidden
Intermediate Tracking - Completed 2/8/16 Find Hidden
description

Baroque Horse
He will give you 1 extra attack to both your weapons.
Warm Horse Rug Makes one attack area of effect
description

Falcon
Your baby falcon will return with 1 piece of mouse meat every week on Sunday.
description

Kitty!
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description

Falala the Pheonix
description

Rocky The Rock
Rocky will subtract 1 attack point of any creature.
Rocky will heal for +1HP at end of battle


Trained Squirrel
Brings me 1 nut every Sunday
description

My House
description

My Bed
Bed will heal you 1 HP every Sunday.
Level 3 Sheets will heal 3 HP every Sunday
description

Kitchen 2.0
Your new kitchen comes complete with a sink unit that drips health potion. Wait one week to harvest a Minor Heal Potion, two weeks to harvest a Heal Potion and three weeks to harvest a Greater Heal Potion. Potion gathering restarts after harvesting.
description
Recipes
Mouse Meatballs: Restores 3 hp. May only be eaten at rest.
gather 1 mouse meat, grind, form into ball, sprinkle with salt. Bake 1 hour.
(Requires: 1 Mouse meat, 1 Salt and Kitchen)


Drop Bear Steak: Restores 7 hp. May only be eaten at rest.
gather 1 drop bear meat, sprinkle with salt. Grill for 3 minutes per side. Garnish with 1 sprig of herbs.
(Requires: 1 Drop Bear meat, 1 Salt, 1 Sprig of Herbs and Kitchen)



Lemon Tree
description
Drops 1 lemon weekly on Sunday. Zest your lemon for 1 Zest of Lemon (zesting may be done at any time and uses 1 lemon per zest of lemon).


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Daphne (daphnesm) | 937 comments Murdered Monsters
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Daphne (daphnesm) | 937 comments Monsters Spawning at specific times
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Timed Monster - MONTHLY
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Rare Monsters Left to Battle
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Daphne (daphnesm) | 937 comments Stress Relief - Pet Quests

Kitty:
• Make a cat teaser with 1 goblin bone, 3 rat tails, and 3 nuts.
• Read a book with catnip in the text.
• Read a book with a chase (car chase for example).
• Read a book with a feline in it to find your inner kitty.
The Master and Margarita 4/19/16

Falcon: Must have slingshot to shoot treats.
• Exercise your falcon by flinging 3 bear meat and 3 mouse meat.
• Read a book with some sort of eyesight improving item on cover (glasses, monocle, telescope, etc) so you can be ready to aim.
Forces from Beyond (Ghost Finders, #6) by Simon R. Green 7/22/16
• Read a book with a large open space on the cover so you will have somewhere to play.
• Read a book with a bird in it to find your inner falcon.

Pet Rock: Rock must be full trained to pet status.
• Give 5 nuts to your rock for company.
• Read a book with a silver or grey cover to use to paint your nuts the color of the rock (this will totally work because the phrase is "dumb as a box of rocks" for a reason).
Panic in Level 4 Cannibals, Killer Viruses, and Other Journeys to the Edge of Science by Richard Preston 3/29/16
• Read a book with a character that is a painter so you can learn the skill.
Pandemonium 5/19/16
• A book with a box on the cover to give the "rocks" somewhere to play.
The Box How the Shipping Container Made the World Smaller and the World Economy Bigger by Marc Levinson

Rabbit:
• Give your rabbit 5 herbs to munch on.
• Read a book with grass on the cover to give your rabbit somewhere to play.
• Read a book with carrot in the text to give your rabbit some motivation.
• Read a book with something really tall (skyscraper, castle, etc.) on the cover to provide jumping space.

Horse:
• Give your horse 5 salts to lick.
• Read a book with the word apple in the text to give your horse a treat.
Candyfreak: A Journey through the Chocolate Underbelly of America "a green APPLE taffy" page 237 5/25/16
• Read a book with someone who rides a horse to get your horse some exercise.
• Read a book set in a place with wide open spaces to let your horse run free.
The Ice Balloon: S. A. Andrée and the Heroic Age of Arctic Exploration 3/17/16

For each pet played with receive 5 experience, 1 Heal Potion and 1 Pet Plus Potion.

Spring Forth from Randomness
1st book option: El sabueso de los Baskerville y El valle del Terror by Arthur Conan Doyle
2nd book option: The Wild Child: The Unsolved Mystery of Kaspar Hauser by Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson

Generate a random book. Record that book, it will be your reference for the rest of the quest. (You may generate up to two random books to choose between but have to use one of them to complete all the tasks.)
• Read a book with the same first or last name as the author of the random book.
• Read a book with the same top genre as the random book. (If no genre, guess the main genre and read from there.)
• Read a book that has the same star rating as the random book. (e.g. 3.45 rating would require a book between 3-4 stars).
• Read a book that has the same word in the title as one of the words in the random books title. (It is acceptable to translate titles to other languages if your random book is not in your native language.)
• Read a book that is the same number in the series as the random book. (If not in a series, then read a non series book.)

For helping out Fred receive a bundle of potions containing a Major Heal Potion, a Transmogrification Potion and a Shield Potion.

The Future Present is Now
Read 3 books that are advanced copies or first published after 4/1/16.
1:
2:The Emperor's Railroad 4/18/16 (4/19/16)
3:
Receive 5 experience and 1 potion token for your almost future reviews.

From the Pieces Comes Greatness
Read 3 or more books. The first word of each of the books (main body of the text, including any prologue) should be put together to form a grammatically correct sentence.

For helping young Arrow, his parents bestow unto you a magical arrow endowed with the power that you have restored to their son. This arrow can be used one time (ever) and will hit with damage equal to twice the amount of words (books, up to a maximum of 10 books) that you have provided to Arrow.

Barbie's Ken
1) Read a scientific book.
Plants: A Very Short Introduction 7/12/16
2) Read a non-fiction book.
Blood Work: A Tale of Medicine and Murder in the Scientific Revolution 7/15/16
3) Read a book with a book on the cover.
4) Read a book where a main character is in college.
5) Read a book set at least 50 years in the future.

Complete 3/5 to beat Barbie at her own game. Receive 5 Experience for beating Barbie.
If you can complete all 5 you are named Ken Champion. Receive 5 more experience and 1 Potion Token for achieving ultimate ken.

The Easter Bilby
Capture the Rabbits:
1) Read a book where someone has a pet rabbit.
Howliday Inn 2/5/16
2) Read a book with a rabbit on the cover.
Authority (Southern Reach, #2) by Jeff VanderMeer 3/15/16
3) Spell out the word RABBIT using spell-it-out rules.
RThem: Adventures with Extremists by Jon Ronson
AAnnihilation 3/15/16
BThe Planet Savers: Including The Waterfall 3/20/16
BBlack Holes: A Very Short Introduction 3/31/16
IInk and Bone 3/15/16
TTales From the Crossroad: Volume 1 11/27
4) Read a book with the word rabbit in the title or series.
Bunnicula: A Rabbit-Tale of Mystery 2/5/16
5) Read a book featuring chocolate or where the main character is a pastry chef.
The Chocolate Rose (Bought from Reva on 4/25/16)
6) Read a book set during Spring.
Dust and Shadow: An Account of the Ripper Killings by Dr. John H. Watson 4/22/16
7) Read a book with an invasion in it.
Mission To The Stars 10/8/15
8) Read a book where the main character is a doctor or vet.
The Professor and the Madman: A Tale of Murder, Insanity and the Making of the Oxford English Dictionary 1/25/16
9) Read a book where there is an Easter celebration.
10) Read a book with grass on the cover.
The Vines by Christopher Rice 7/24/15
The Easter Bilby gifts you with a captured bunny that will lay an egg that heals 3 hp every Sunday. The egg must be eaten that week or it will rot.

Merely The Softest
Requires Bed and Requires High Quality Sheets.
Give the tailor 5 gold and 10 Merely Kat Pelts. (Restores an additional 1 HP every Sunday)

Threat of Fire: High
Throw one terrible book on the fire to appease the book gods. You hate to do it but messing with book gods is an even worse fate. (A terrible book should have less than 2 stars on GoodReads. It must be rated at least once by someone other than you.)

Then water everything down to make it grow by reading a book with a body of water on the cover or one set at sea.
Finally, make Smokey calm down by giving him a bucket of berries by reading a book with a mainly blue and purple cover.

For saving Novel Kingdom receive 1 Heal potion and 3 experience.

The Addict in Me
Give into your urges and get a fix of a particular author or series. Read 5 books by the same author or in the same series to start feeling normal again and promise yourself that you'll get the help you clearly need.

Receive 1 potion token and 3 experience for fulfilling your urges.

Schoolmarm
Read a book with a title of exactly 5 characters.
Read a book with a title of exactly 8 characters.
Read a book with a title of exactly 13 characters.
(Spaces and punctuation do not count, letters and numbers count.)
Reward: Not having to sit through another week of classes.... and 5 experience.

Taste the Rainbow
Read a book that is either primarily (75%+) the color or has an object that is commonly that color in the book's title.
+1 experience for each color, +2 additional experience for all colors.
Red: 28 Days Later, Vol. 2 Bend in the Road by Michael Alan Nelson 4/24/16
Orange: The Demon in the Freezer by Richard Preston 2/14/16
Yellow: Germs Biological Weapons and America's Secret War by William J. Broad 6/4/16
Green: The History of Time A Very Short Introduction by Leofranc Holford-Strevens 2/23/16
Blue: The Dead Sea Scrolls A Very Short Introduction by Timothy Lim 2/21/16
Purple: Condemnation (Forgotten Realms War of the Spider Queen, #3) by Richard Baker 5/24/16
Pink: Art History A Very Short Introduction by Dana Arnold


message 7: by Daphne (last edited Oct 18, 2016 04:45AM) (new)

Daphne (daphnesm) | 937 comments Quests

You Can't Close the Doors if They're Not Built
To create your barn you need the following:
• 4 books with at least 1 tree on the front for lumber
1: Elminster in Myth Drannor (Forgotten Realms Elminster, #2) by Ed Greenwood (Elminster #2) 5/14/16
2: Ghost Camera by Darcy Coates 7/22/16
3: The Fingers of One Foot by Gerald Hammond 7/23/16
4:
• A book with a mostly red cover to paint it red
The Red Pavilion by Robert van Gulik 7/5/16
• A book with doors on the cover because... well.. your horse has a problem.
Receive 1 barn and 5 experience.

To add a new your new farmy creature
• Read 1 book with a sheep in it
Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic 6/19/16
• Read 1 book with a sheep on the cover or "sheep" or "ewe" in the title or series. (may be plurals but not part of another word.)
Stealing the Mystic Lamb The True Story of the World's Most Coveted Masterpiece by Noah Charney 5/21/16

Receive 1 Sheep. Your sheep will produce 1 Ball of Wool every Sunday.


Birds of a Feather Probably Can't Fly Well
Befriend the poor bird by feeding him bits of sandwich. Each meal must be at least a week apart from the last.

To feed the bird, read 1 book with food on the cover and 1 book with a bird on the cover.
1st 7/15:
The Meaning Of It All by Richard Feynman 7/4/16
Dark Harvest by Norman Partridge 7/15/16

2nd
The Sanctuary Sparrow (Chronicles of Brother Cadfael, #7) by Ellis Peters 7/16/16
The Isle of Blood (The Monstrumologist, #3) by Rick Yancey 7/12/16

3rd

Feed the bird 3 times to befriend it. (No feathers are obtained until the bird has been befriended.)

Receive 4 Experience and a bird friend. Your befriended bird will come visit every Sunday and leave behind 1 Bird Feather. You may feed him again during the week to receive extra feathers.

A Piece of Dirt to Call your Own - Repeatable
Pay Larry 1 book with a metal in the title or series and 1 gold coin.

Receive 1 Clump of Dirt and 1 Experience

To Plant a Garden is to Believe in Tomorrow - Repeatable
Start your veggie garden.
• Read 1 book with a princess to get a Snap pea seed.

• Read 1 book with a rabbit or horse in it to get a carrot seed. (Can be a mention but must be the alive animal, not rabbit stew, or a plush horse.)

• Read 1 book set at sea or with water on the cover to water your garden.
Bright Water, Dark Sky by Augusta Li 7/23/16

Note: Your garden can be grown year round.

Your garden will sprout one week after watering.
Reward: 1 Carrot, 1 Snap Pea and 3 Experience.


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Daphne (daphnesm) | 937 comments Quests

Essentially Oils
Find 6 essential oils.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of...

Find 2 by spelling their name via Spell-it-Out
Word 1:
C:
A:
N:
N:
A:
B:
I:Insurrection 5/23/16
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L:
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Word 2:


Find 2 by finding the word in the text of a book
(Possible words: Turmeric, Tangerine, Spruce,
Red Cedar, Parsley Oil, Peppermint Oil, Rose Oil, Black Pepper, Carrot Seed Oil)

Find 2 by finding them on the cover of one or more books
1: Nutmeg - Nathaniel's Nutmeg: How One Man's Courage Changed the Course of History
2: Coffee -
(Example: Rosemary = 1 book with rose on cover, 1 book with lady named Mary on cover, or Tea Tree = 1 book with tea on the cover and 1 with tree on cover)

For providing Merlin with 6 essential oils receive 2 Greater Heal Potions plus 1 experience per book used.

Kíli and the New Career
Read a book in the erotic genre to give Kíli some hints as to what the ladies like.
Read a book where people go to dance to give Kíli some new moves.
Read a book where people work 2 jobs to earn a living to give Kíli some pointers.
For helping Kíli, you get to see him dance in the backroom. You also get 5 experience points and a signed Kíli statue to keep in your bedroom... er house.

Death's Requests
• Spell out the word PRATCHETT for 5 Discworld books (5 items)
P:
R:
A:
T:
C:
H:
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T:
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• Read a book where the author or a character has the initials TP for some much needed toilet paper (1 item)
• Read a book where a character has Alzheimer's disease for social awareness (1 item)
• Read a book with a hat (on or off a person) for a black fedora hat (1 item)
The Armstrong Girl A Child for Sale The Battle Against the Victorian Sex Trade by Cathy Le Feuvre 7/1//15
• Read a book with a knight for a knight medallion (1 item)
• Read a book with a sword on the cover for a handmade sword (1 item)
• Read a book with a mainly green/yellow/purple cover for octarine sunglasses (1 item)
The Gipsy A Short Story by Agatha Christie 11/6/15
• Read a fantasy book for a little bit of magic (1 item)

• Read a book with a monkey in it for a donation to the Orangutan Foundation UK (1 item)
The Bafut Beagles 10/1015
• Read a book set in outer space for a telescope (1 item)

Acquire 3 items to gain 3 experience.
Acquire 3 more items to gain an additional 4 experience.
Acquire 4 more items to gain an additional 5 experience.
Acquire all items to recover Deaths Gratitude. Death has offered you one wish to lower the starting hitpoints of a creature by 10.

Cheaters Sometimes Prosper
Task 1: Read 1 book in each of the page categories.
- 100-300 pages
The Monkey and The Tiger 144p. 7/21/16
- 301 - 400 pages
- 400 - 500 pages
How to cheat: Use the page numbers from an edition you didn't read. The edition you did read must not be in the page category. For this challenge it is acceptable to read a book under 100 pages if the "cheat" version is in the acceptable category.

Task 2: Read a book with the following items on the cover.
- Cat
- House
- Man
How to cheat: Use the cover from an edition you didn't read. The edition you did read must not have that item on the cover.

Task 3: Read a book that proudly displays its award. (i..e award "sticker" on the cover)
How to cheat: Use a different edition that has the award sticker when the one you read did not.

Reward: 12 Experience, 3 Potion Tokens, 3 Major Heal Potions.

Pipsqueak
Provide a tiny feast for your friend by doing the following two tasks. Must be fresh books. (Read after 9/1/16)
- Read 10 tiny books (under 100 pages, this overrides the general 100 page minumum).
- Read 5 in-between books (books in-between the main series numbers, example: #2.5, minimum 100 pages)

Receive 5 experience and 1 Magik Shard - Increases base spell damage by 1 on any spell.

The Lantern to Light Your Way Home
Create a lamppost for your front yard. You may complete this even without a house, but it will be a lonely lamppost.

- Read 5 500+ page books to build the post.
- Read 1 book with a light on the cover to light the lamppost.
The Ballad of Black Tom by Victor LaValle 7/22/16

Reward - 10 experience, 1 Mercenary Coupon.

The Power of Life
Life - Base Attack 20.
Casting Materials - 1 Zest of Lemon, 1 Flake of Pixie Dust

• Life Target - The simplest of all enemies. The straw test target. (Population: 3)
0 Attack 20 HP
Reward: 3 experience.

After destroying the 3 targets, using Life, that have been set out by Fred, he will declare you are trained in Life and you can use it in the field against more formidable targets.


Pixie Power Girls - Repeatable
Acquire a magnifying glass to go searching for pixie dust through one of the following methods:
- Read a mystery book
- Read a book that's title starts with P
- Read a book with something glass on the cover.

Reward: 1 experience, 1 Flake of Pixie Dust


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Daphne (daphnesm) | 937 comments Action Log:
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Daphne (daphnesm) | 937 comments Midas Quests

Run Alex Run!
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Ser Amanda's Cryptic Caper
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Lady Dani Lost and Found
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Ser Rebecca's Private Performance
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Lady Eni's Cinnamon Sticks
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Sir Reva's Forecasting
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Lady Cait's Streak
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Lady Gesa's Rumbly Tummy
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Lady Cathy versus The Rat Stew
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Daphne (daphnesm) | 937 comments Quests

A Nap is Always a Good Idea
First you find 2 trees near each other with a book with at least 2 trees on the cover.
Then construct a rope ladder with 5 goblin bones and 12 rat tails to bind them together.
Finally, weave together 10 bat wings to form the perfect hammock.
Afterwards take a wonderful nap for a full heal and 10 experience.

Something Old
Sort your to-read list by date added. Gather 5 books that are either in the first 25 listed or that were added before 2015.

One of your antiques has hit gold! It's way more valuable than you thought. Receive 10 gold for your hidden treasure. Unfortunately, the others are more like sandwiches...

Tavern Games
Roll 5 Dice. Then choose series numbers or words in a title. If you choose series numbers read books whose series number matches each of the die. If you choose words in a title read books that have each of the numbers of the die in the title. (+7 Exp if series number is chosen, +9 Exp is words in title is chosen.)
5:The Professor and the Madman: A Tale of Murder, Insanity and the Making of the Oxford English Dictionary 1/30/16
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Questanomics
Read 3 inflationary books. Inflationary books have a "number" in the title. The number should be inflated to the next higher number as the series number. See link for examples of inflationary language.

Example:
For a Few Demons More - The Hollows #5 (four -> five)
Something Wonderful - Sequels #2 (one -> two)

Receive +8 Exp for saving the economy.

Spring Cleaning
Read a book on your to-read shelf that has been there for more than a year. 1 Experience per book (Max 5 Experience).

Quick! Lies!
Read up to 5 books and construct a story using their titles as part of the tale. Post your tale in the tavern when done. (+1 experience per book, +1 additional exp if all 5 books are used)
1:Everything I Never Told You 12/18/15
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5:

Idiots and their Idioms
http://www.idiomsite.com/
Read 5 books that contain different idioms to help the fool (whoever he or she may be) learn to speak correctly. Earn 7 experience and 1 Minor Heal potion for achieving enlightenment.

A fly, a kitten and a cow walk into a bar....
Read a book that has a good joke in it. Then spell one of the words (over 3 letters) in the punchline using Spell-it-out rules.

Once you have finished your joke receive 1 Heal Potion plus 1 experience per letter spelled and 2 additional experience if the word is 5 or more letters.


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Daphne (daphnesm) | 937 comments One Shield to Rule Them All
The blacksmith needs some steel wool (a grey covered book) to polish the shield and smooth oil (a smooth book) to make it shine.
This Idea Must Die Scientific Theories That Are Blocking Progress by John Brockman 1/13/16
Sam's Letters to Jennifer (Bought Smooth book from Reva on 4/25/16)
Reward: One Shield - Negates one attack point from physical enemy attacks.

Shield Quests

The Power of Green
Activate all the natural elements. Find each item on the cover of a book.
• Sun
The Surrogates Flesh and Bone by Robert Venditti 6/13/16
• Mountain
Myth Conceptions (Myth Adventures, #2) by Robert Asprin 4/16/16
• Trees
• River
Annihilation (Forgotten Realms War of the Spider Queen, #5) by Philip Athans 5/26/16
• Cloud
Outposts Journeys to the Surviving Relics of the British Empire by Simon Winchester 4/16/16
• Lake
The Jewel of Turmish (Forgotten Realms The Cities, #3) by Mel Odom 4/19/16
• Grass
The Talisman by Jonathan Aycliffe 4/20/16
• Sky
Neonomicon by Alan Moore 4/20/16
Activates the green gem in the shield - adds 1 max hp.

The Power of Red
Read 3 sets of uncharged and charged books. To charge a book take an uncharged books title and add one word to it.
1: Beneath Still Waters 3/7/16 -> Still Waters
2: Whiskey Galore 4/21/16 -> Galore
or
The Universe: Leading Scientists Explore the Origin, Mysteries, and Future of the Cosmos 5/19/16 -> The Universe Within: Discovering the Common History of Rocks, Planets, and People 5/12/16
3: Beyond the Body Farm: A Legendary Bone Detective Explores Murders, Mysteries, and the Revolution in Forensic Science 2/8/16 -> The Body Farm 4/2/16
Examples:
Darkest Night charged to The Darkest Night
Shift charged to Night Shift
Activates the red gem in the shield - allows you to double your attack power for one turn once a calendar month. (Includes weapon enhancements, does not include pets attack, only includes one strike during the turn so either slingshot or sword or staff may be doubled.)

The Power of Purple
Gather all the parts of history so time can be rewound.
Read one book from each of the following time periods: (At least half the book should take place in the time period.)
• Future (10+ years)
Alien: Out of the Shadows 5/11/16
• Present (within 3 years each direction)
• Recent Past (4-10 years ago)
28 Days Later, Vol. 1: London Calling 4/24/16
• Past (70s-90s)
Being There 4/24/16
• Early Years (1700s to 1960s)
Destiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President 4/29/16
• Distant Past (1000s to 1600s)
Pieces of Hate 5/5/16
• Ancient Past (0 - 1000s)
• BC (Any time in BC)

Activates the purple gem in the shield - allows you to restore your hp to the hp you had before a fight once a month.


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Daphne (daphnesm) | 937 comments Scrounging Quests

Scrounger Hunt
Scrounger List
• Calamine
• Wainscot
• Turmeric "spikenard, and TURMERIC" pg. 64 An Edible History of Humanity 1/30/16
• Cinnamon "smells of CINNAMON" pg. 19 Trojan Gold 2/1/16
• Rosemary
• Ginger "came home with GINGER" pg. 151 None of the Above 1/26/16
• Basil
• St. John's Wort
• Garlic
• Steel "cars with STEEL" pg. 36 Numero zero 11/26/15
• Copper Beyond the Body Farm: A Legendary Bone Detective Explores Murders, Mysteries, and the Revolution in Forensic Science "COPPER Hill" pg. 55 2/8/16
• Silver
• Gold
• Cotton
• Silk "a dozen SILK shirts" page 16 The Postman Always Rings Twice 10/15/15
• Fabric
• Dye
• Candle
• Wax
• Ink "a small smudge of INK" pg. 100 Friends, Lovers, Chocolate 2/6/16
• Paper
• Bowl "dinner BOWL" pg. 32 Howliday Inn 2/5/16

Deck the Halls with Scrounged Items
Scrounger List
• Candle
• Tree
• Mistletoe
• Lights
• Candy
• Cane
• Peppermint "in the PEPPERINT tea" pg. 24 None of the Above 1/25/16
• Holly
• Festive "of FESTIVE lights" pg. 61 I Am America 1/23/16
• Joy
• Sparkle
• Star
• Ornaments "dress and ORNAMENT" pg. 7 Murder by Candlelight: The Gruesome Slayings Behind Our Romance with the Macabre 1/21/16
• Tinsel
• Santa
• Chimney
• Present
• Naughty
• Nice
• List
• Yuletide

Ring in the New Scrounged Items
• New
• Resolution "more RESOLUTION" pg. 22 The Hunt for Vulcan: . . . And How Albert Einstein Destroyed a Planet, Discovered Relativity, and Deciphered the Universe 1/4/16
• Year
• Time
• Passing
• Weight
• Happiness
• Job
• Clean
• Parade
• Read
• Challenge
• Goals
• Beginning
• End
• Start
• Health
•Travel
•Volunteer
•Extravaganza
•Noisemaker

Each scrounger list item may only be found once. Items are found in the text or title. of a book. Only one item may be found per book. The word may be plural. Each potion is listed with the number of scrounger items needed to win it. You may trade in items for potions at any time.

• Minor Heal Potion - 1 Item
• Heal Potion - 2 Items
• Major Heal Potion - 3 Items
• Minor Poison Potion - 2 Items
• Enhanced Weapon Potion - 3 Items
• Damage Potion - 4 Items
• Find Items Potion - 2 Items
• Time Walking Potion - 3 Items
• Duplication Potion - 4 Items
• Weakening Potion - 2 Items (must be unlocked through Alchemy That! quest)
• Transmogrification Potion - 1 Items (must be unlocked through Alchemy That! quest)
• Pet Plus Potion - 4 Items (must be unlocked through Alchemy That! quest)


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Daphne (daphnesm) | 937 comments Recipes and Repeatables
Spice Exchange - Repeatable Quest
Read 4 books each with at least one of the following qualifications: (Find Items Potion works for this quest.)
• 50% or more white cover
• Title begins with S, A, L or T
• The word salt (exactly) appears in the book text

Receive 3 servings of salt for use in cooking.

Picking Herbs - Repeatable Quest
Read 4 books each with at least one of the following qualifications: (Find Items Potion works for this quest.)
• 50% or more green cover
• Title begins with H, E, R, B (Indefinite article may be ignored)
• The word herb (exactly) appears in the book text

Receive 3 servings of herbs for use in cooking.

You're all nuts! - Repeatable Quest (1st of each month)
Quest may be repeated once each month. (Find Items Potion works for this quest.)
Spell out the word SHOE using spell-it-out rules to evict the squirrels for the month. They are persistent though and will reclaim the shoe at the 1st of each month.

Receive 3 nuts for evicting the squirrels.


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Daphne (daphnesm) | 937 comments Completed Quests

Practice Makes Perfect - Completed 11/3
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Tournament of Alka - Completed 11/3
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Two Empty Halves of Coconuts - Completed 11/2
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The Kindness of Strangers - Completed 11/3
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Mesomegomediment - Completed 11/4
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New Gang in Town - Male NTM authors - Completed 11/4/15
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Here Birdy Birdy - Completed 11/3/15
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Sticks and Stones may Build a House - Completed 11/3/15
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Clinomaniac - Completed 11/4
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Daphne (daphnesm) | 937 comments Completed Quests

Relay Race - Completed 11/5/15
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The Academy - Geography - Completed 11/5/15
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The Academy - History - Completed 11/5/15
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Sir Zee's High Flying Adventure - Completed 11/4
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Lady Shanna and the Case of the Blueberries - Completed 11/4/15
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Lady Teresa in Tights - Completed 11/3
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Sir Angel's Story - Completed 11/4
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Sir Nancy of the Helen's Game of Choice - Completed 11/3
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Spock Guardian of Forever - Completed 11/6/15
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The Academy - Literature - Completed 11/6/15
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Daphne (daphnesm) | 937 comments Completed Quests

Lady Kelly's Missing Quests - Completed 11/7/15
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November Classifieds
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• Great Blue Dragon Killed 11/28/15!
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• Big Heart - Killed both 11/28/15
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Rocky the Rock - Completed 12/7/15
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The First Puppy of Novel Kingdom - Complete 11/2/15
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Jill's Training School
Beginner Obedience - Completed 11/2/15
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Beginner Fetch - Completed 12/6/15
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Beginner Combat - Completed 11/2/15
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They Vant to Suck your Blood - Completed 12/7/15
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Kitchen - Completed 12/10/15
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Lady Rachel's Debut - Completed 12/18/15
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Daphne (daphnesm) | 937 comments Murdered Monsters

November

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Daphne (daphnesm) | 937 comments Murdered Monsters

December
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Daphne (daphnesm) | 937 comments Completed Quests

The Many Voices of Lady Zuzana - Completed 12/29/16
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Sir Audrey Jane Break-in - Completed 1/7/16
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Ubiety in Perpetuity - Completed 1/9/16
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Collect them All - Completed 1/10/16
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Baby Baby Toil and Trouble - Completed 1/14
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Beginner Tracking - Completed 1/14/16
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Lady Tea in Wonderland - Completed 1/15/16
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More Berries - Completed 1/15/16
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Alchemy That! - Completed 1/16/16
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Tell No Tales - Completed 1/18/16
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Robbing Robin Hood - Completed 1/25/16
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Scrounging is as Scrounging does - Completed 1/25/16
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Daphne (daphnesm) | 937 comments Completed Quests

Practice Makes Perfect - For Staff - Completed 1/25/16
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Intermediate Combat - Completed 1/28/16
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January Classifieds - Ended 1/31/16
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Intermediate Tracking - Completed 2/8/16
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Intermediate Fetch - Completed 2/10/16
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February Classifieds - Completed 2/29/16
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1600 Count Rat-Tail Sheets - Completed 3/6/16
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Captain Morgan and the Tower of Books - Completed 3/14/16
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The second-somewhat-monthlyish Scrounger Hunt - Turned in for 6 Major Health Potions 3/22/16
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The Sandwich is always Greener on the Other Side - Completed 3/26/16
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Spice Exchange - Repeatable - Completed 4/6/16
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Daphne (daphnesm) | 937 comments Murdered Monsters
December + January
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Daphne (daphnesm) | 937 comments Murderd Monsters
FEBRUARY
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Daphne (daphnesm) | 937 comments Completed Quests
The Kitchen That Cleans Itself - Completed 4/10/16
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Squirrel: Playtime - Completed 4/15/16
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A Fairy Odd Path - Completed 4/21/16
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Hot or Not - Completed 4/22/16
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The Steelers Gang - Completed 4/23/16
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Everybody Lies - Completed 4/25/16
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The Power of Blue - Completed 4/28/16
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Dragon Quests Armor/Reinforcements/Shield/Potion - Completed 5/1/16
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Dragon Quests Armor/Reinforcements/Shield/Potion - Completed 5/5/16
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Slingshot: The Art of Manliness - Completed 5/9/16
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Daphne (daphnesm) | 937 comments Murdered Monsters
MARCH
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Daphne (daphnesm) | 937 comments Leprechaun Role-Playing Game
190 Leprechaun Coins
31 Experience
Shards: Red, Purple, Green, Orange, Yellow, Blue
Pot of Gold!


Puzzles - 33 Coins
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Something is Coming - 3 coins Participation - Complete 3/8/16

The Road to St. Patrick's - 38 coins
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Wishing Well - 42 coins
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Read-a-Thon Daily Recommendations - 1 coin
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Read-a-Thon Daily Tasks
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Book of Month - 10 coins
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Leprechaun Name: Warty McSmelly - 1 coin Completed 3/1/16
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The Ugly Leprechaun - 12 Coins - Completed 3/11/16
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The Almost Color of Gold - 12 Coins - Completed 3/11/16
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Green is for Leprechaun - 6 Coins - Completed 3/7/16
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The Blue that Soothes - 14 Coins - Completed 3/13/16
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The Power of Purple - 7 coins Completed 3/4/16
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There Be Gold in Them Hills - 6 Coins - Completed 3/13/16
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Daphne (daphnesm) | 937 comments Magic Staff - Levels 1-13
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Daphne (daphnesm) | 937 comments Quests Completed:
If it Sounds like a Horse... - Completed 5/8/16
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Armor and Reinforcements for TGWD - Completed 5/9/16
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Ration - Completed 5/11/16
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Water is 60% of Life: - Completed 5/25/16
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Animal, Mineral or Vegetable - Completed 5/27/16
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Let's go Fly a Kite - Completed 5/27/16
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And From Words Bring Forth Life -Completed 5/27/16
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5,000 Leagues Under the Sea - Completed 5/27/16
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The Blackest Eye - Completed 5/27/16
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Firehawk - Completed 5/28/16
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The System is a Bit Buggy: - Completed 6/9/16
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Drop Bear Feast - Completed 6/13/16
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Get Thee To a Snuggery - Completed 6/13/16
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From Ashes Comes My Bird - Completed 7/5/16
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To Plant a Garden is to Believe in Tomorrow - Repeatable - Completed 7/21/16
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A Piece of Dirt to Call your Own - Repeatable - Completed 7/21/16
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Daphne (daphnesm) | 937 comments ZOMBIES

are Monsters
Note for All Zombies Every attack that a zombie does infects with zombcrosis, a disease that causes health potions to fail. Attacking the zombie with Life magik will reverse the zombcrosis and allow healing before the next zombie attack. Zombcrosis heals naturally a week after being infected.

• Crawler Zombie (#1) - (Element Death) The easiest of the zombie horde. Barely able to move, they are easy targets to take out first.
10 attack 30 HP - Requires basic shotgun.

Reward: 5 Experience, 3 gold, 1 potion token, 1 machine gun clip

• Shambler Zombie (#2) - (Element Death) This zombie is slightly more challenging. It can stumble along and can be dangerous if you fall but it can be easily escaped from.
20 attack 75 HP - Requires machine gun

Reward: 10 Experience, 6 gold, 2 potion tokens, 1 marshmallow

• Walker Zombie (#3) - (Element Death) This zombie starts to ratchet up the difficulty. It can catch up to you while you try to get away in the stupid car that won't start even though the gas is full and it's in working order and you really think this is just for building suspense.
60 attack 200 HP - Requires marshmallow gun

Reward: 30 Experience, 12 gold, 4 potion tokens, 1 Alice in Zombieland book.

• Runner Zombie (#4) - (Element Death) One of the most difficult zombies, especially if you can't run very fast. It was nice knowing you.
100 attack 500 HP - Requires spirit form.

Reward: 60 Experience, 20 gold, 8 potion tokens, 1 Record

• Thriller Zombie (#5) - (Element Death) These zombies were turned at a Michael Jackson party and something strange stuck in their brains..... the real danger here is that you get caught up in the song and get eaten while dancing the night away.
200 attack 1000 HP - Requires thrilling earmuffs.

Reward: 100 Experience, 50 gold, 4 mercenary tickets, 12 potion tokens, 1 Book of Magik.

Zombie Quests
In the beginning zombies ate brains and more brains - Completed 10/18/16
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Assault and Batteries
Upgrade your weapon
- Read a book with 2 identical items on the cover
The King of the Swords (Corum, #3) by Michael Moorcock 7/24/16
- Read a book where someone invents something
- Read a book with a car on the cover
- Read a book where someone runs out of batteries
- Acquire 1 machine gun clip

Reward: 1 Machine Gun, 1 Battery, 10 experience

Step it Up
Construct your Marshmallow Gun
- Read a book where someone makes sweet treats
- Read a book with someone who has a sweet personality
- Read a book with a cylinder on the cover.
- Read a book with the word marshmallow in the text.
- Add a Battery
- Add a Marshmallow

Reward: 1 Marshmallow Gun, 10 experience

The White Rabbit
Must have acquired Alice in Zombieland book. (Do not have to read it).
Learn Spirit Form
- Read a book with someone who is a ghost or spirit
- Read a book where someone has magic
- Read a book with a white cover
- Read a book where someone is brought back to life
Garden of Evil 7/20/16

Reward: Spirit Form, 10 experience

The Thrilling Conclusion
Construct your thrilling earmuffs.
- Read a book where someone is deaf
- Read a book with a fuzzy animal on the cover
- Read a book with 2 ears shown on the cover
- Read a book where someone goes to a place with loud music.
The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love 7/24/16

Reward: Thrilling Earmuffs, 10 experience

Live and Let Life Magik
Zest - Base Attack 10.
Casting Materials - 1 Life Wisp, 1 Minor Heal Potion

• Zest Target - The simplest of all enemies. The straw test target. (Population: 3)
0 Attack 10 HP
Reward: 2 experience.

After destroying the 3 targets, using Zest, that have been set out by Fred, he will declare you are trained in Zest and you can use them in the field against more formidable targets.

The Art of Wisping - Repeatable

Catch a life wisp.

Set a life wisp trap by reading one of the following books and waiting 2 days.
- A book with an almost all blue cover
- A book with candies on the cover
- A book shelved as hea (happily ever after) at least 5 times.
- A book where someone gets married.

Only one wisp trap may be set at a time.

Reward: 1 Life Wisp


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Daphne (daphnesm) | 937 comments Murdered Monsters April/May
APRIL + MAY
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Beth Scott | 1 comments http://idioms.in/

Idioms and Phrases with comprehensive meaning, examples and origin details.


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Daphne (daphnesm) | 937 comments Quests Completed:
Lemons are a Girls Best Friend - Completed
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Puppy: Completed 10/18/16
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The Power of White - Complete 10/18/16
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To Plant a Garden is to Believe in Tomorrow - Repeatable - Completed 10/18/16 2nd time
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