GISHWHES 2014: Jen and Russ

In 2014, Jen and Russ took part in The Greatest Internet Scavenger Hunt the World Has Ever Seen (GISHWHES). For each item they completed, they had to submit a video or image. The items they did are listed below. Click on an item to see the image/video.

Item 13. IMAGE. Time flies like a Wooster gone wild. There's someone in your life - an older family member or an older friend - that will someday be gone. There's something you used to do with them that you enjoyed or have been meaning to do with them, but never have. Do it now, before it's too late.

Item 15. VIDEO. Have an elderly person teach you an "old-school" skill now considered obsolete. For example, how to operate a telegraph or a mechanical typewriter (those examples are now off-limits). - Jennifer Kristiansen.

Item 28. IMAGE. Stage a mini-newspaper boat regatta in a public fountain with at least four competing vessels. We must see intense competitiveness and gambling.

Item 48. IMAGE. Four people use their bodies to form a table. Enjoy an elegant dinner for two at this body table. -Carianne Steinman

Item 90. IMAGE. Gingerbread Villages are always so cute and quaint. Make a gingerbread village that shows urban blight: needle exchanges, prostitution, heavy police presence, etc.

Item 94. IMAGE. Make a tiny adorable mouse from boogers. Must be constructed from real, bonafide boogers.

Item 117. IMAGE (three edited side-by-side-by-side images). Collect fruit from a tree on from which the fruit hangs over a public sidewalk. Make jam from the fruit. Eat it. (Provide 3 photos edited into one image).

Item 135. VIDEO. Choreograph and perform The Dance of the Acyclic Graph.

Item 137. IMAGE. Lots of new Internet shorthand has evolved: "LOL," "IMHO," "OMFG" Come up with the meaning for the Internet abbreviation "IDGHP" and use it in social media. If you get it to catch on, extra points.

Item 144. IMAGE. Find an odd integer other than 1, that is the sum of its divisors (e.g., 6 = 1+2+3 and (1,2,3) are the divisors of 6).

Item 156. IMAGE. Recreate a scene from the cinematic masterpiece "Stonehenge Apocalypse" in miniature - measured to the HO Scale, 1:87 ratio (humans should be around 2cm/20mm tall). Use whatever materials you desire but YOU MUST make everything yourself - No store-brought Stonehenge kits! -Kristy Louise Gibbs

Item 14. IMAGE. File a Freedom of Information Act request for any available government files on your parents

Item 101. IMAGE. Submit a TRUE story (less than 50 words) of something nice a stranger did for you to Screenshot the form preview after you submit.

Item 169. IMAGE. Jared Padelecki does not love Excel Documents. Post one to him on twitter that might change his opinion of Excel.