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The phone hasn't gotten me anywhere, let's see if the social media person at +Covert Chevrolet Buick GMC Bastrop​ has any power to deal with things when this goes out to my 1300 followers...

Monday
8am: I called +Covert Chevrolet Buick GMC Bastrop​ to let them know my Volt wouldn't start and the battery wasn't charging.
10am: the tow truck arrived and took my car to Bastrop.
1pm: after not hearing anything, I called to make sure they'd gotten my car and to try to arrange a loaner. They said they'd call back.
630pm: I called again to see what was up, and found out the service department closed at 6pm.

Tuesday:
8am: I called to see what was up. They said they'd call back.
11am: I called to see what was up. They said they'd call back.
1pm: I called to see what was up. They said they'd call back.
4pm: I actually spoke to a person! He told me they'd have my car until at least Thursday, and he'd arrange a loaner to be dropped off Wednesday morning.

Wednesday:
8am: I called to see what was up and left a voice mail.
830am: My account manager finally contacted me. She said she couldn't contact me because they got the car Monday night (not true unless the tow truck drove to Corpus Christi on its way from Austin to Bastrop), and then she'd been out of the office Tuesday. She also let me know it was taking a while because something something dealing with the battery to try to save me some money (it's under warranty). As she was about to hang up, I asked about the loaner I'd been promised. She said they didn't have any available but she'd see what she could do.
945am: I called and left a voice mail to see what was happening with the loaner.
1015am: I called and left a voice mail to see what was happening with the loaner.
11am: I called and... She picked up! She put me on hold to go check on the loaner, but the woman in charge of those was away on lunch (a luxury - leaving the place you're at to drive to somewhere else - that I'm beginning to miss quite a lot). She promised to call back with info.

I'm not holding my breath. This is the last time that I'll take my car to +Covert Chevrolet Buick GMC Bastrop​, and I certainly won't buy my next car there. This has been beyond ridiculous.

+Better Business Bureau​
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So just over 6 months ago I started playing this little game called +Ingress...Today was my first big Ingress event, the "Shonin Anomaly" and not only did my faction with the event, my team picture was posted for the announcement of the final overall score! 

It was such a fun event, such a great workout (seriously, I walked over 10 miles today according to my Jawbone UP), and such a cool experience!
 
Cumulative Summary of #Shōnin 02:

Austin - R:342 - E:1390
Atlanta - R:282 - E:678
Las Vegas - R:440 - E:390
Medellin - R:566 - E:68

AM01-LIMA-03 - Res
AM01-KILO-05 - Enl
AM01-JULIET-07 - Res
AM02-HOTEL-15 - Enl
NR13-ROMEO-10 - Enl
AM01-CHARLIE-02 - Enl
AM05-GOLF-08 - Res
AM11-LIMA-02 - Res
AM15-MIKE-01 - Res
AM15-PAPA-14 - Res

Shōnin 2 Final Results:

Enlightened: 2926
Resistance: 2230


After losing the first Shōnin Anomaly to the Resistance by a razor thin margin, the Enlightened launched a major comeback.  Their massive Fielding Operations dominated the day, blanketing Austin, Atlanta, and Las Vegas for nearly every Measurement. In addition to an aggressive Field strategy, the Enlightened assumed an equally assertive posture on the ground at the Primary Site of Austin. Although the Resistance held Medellin firmly in their grip throughout the Anomaly and succeeded in a heroic last minute push to reclaim Las Vegas, they were ultimately outmatched by the Enlightened’s show of force. 

In the wake of today’s Anomaly, news is emerging of a massive XM event at the 13MAGNUS nest in Afghanistan, an ancient Portal where powerful and undeciphered technology preserves Hank Johnson’s body.   

The Indian Biotech researcher known as Jahan was attempting to conduct a summoning ritual that she hoped would bring the N’zeer back into this world after thousands of years in exile. According to her, their arrival would bring forth a new era in human consciousness, a future beyond the Darsana Point. Others disagree, most notably Hank Johnson, who has called the N’zeer the Shapers’ worst nightmare. 

After using Hank Johnson to locate the Shōnin stone, a transdimensional artifact that some say witnessed the birth of the universe, Jahan took Johnson and Azmati captive, forcing them to lead her to the 13MAGNUS nest.

There, she planned to ride a wave of Resistance XM activity during today’s Anomaly in an attempt to tear down the ancient barriers that had kept the N’zeer locked out for millennia.

If that was her plan, it seems that things may not have gone her way. While the Enlightened may no longer be able to stop the N’zeer from arriving, they’ve made it clear that their struggle is not yet over. 


#Shōnin: Austin - Measurement 4 Report

The Enlightened captured this Measurement, 340 to 86.
The Enlightened captured this Primary Site, outperforming the Resistance by 1048.

Portals Owned - RES: 10 - ENL: 25 - [Value: 2 each]
Volatile Portals Owned - RES: 11 - ENL: 15 - [Value: 6 each]
Links Created - RES: 0 - ENL: 0 - [Value: 10 each]
Anchored Fields Created - RES: 0 - ENL: 0 - [Value: 20 each]
Single Field Over Entire Cluster - ENL - [Value: 200]

Total for this Measurement:
Resistance - 86 - Enlightened - 340

Total for this Primary Site:
Resistance - 342 - Enlightened - 1390

Measurement Time Details:
Original: 9:00 (Minutes:Seconds within Measurement Window)
Padded String: )k'lP_ 9:00 i*5O5CVoL@
SHA256 of Padded String: 4dd4972a1be68dfba51eea799eb15df5494c829ef3e17264eff20de0c130f05c
Portal Ownership Details

E - 410 Speed Shop Runner
E - Cap Star Steel Field Of Grass
E - Clay Pit Bucket Tower
E - Communist Lion Statue
E - Deep Eddy Bathing Beach
E - Deep Eddy Cabaret
E - Deep Eddy Mural
E - Floating Disc Statue
E - Homeaway Birdhouse
E - John Davenport Memorial At Austin Pets Alive
E - Juiceland Statue Wall & Archway
E - Larry Bugen Memorial Bench
E - Las Ventanas
E - lululemon Mural
E - Rooster Sculpture
E - Rounders Pizzeria
E - Smithers Tribute
E - Texas Rowing Center
E - Tipler's Southwestern Mural
E - TNT
E - Tony Seidenberg, M. D Memorial
E - Travis County
E - Walsh Mural
E - Waterloo Records
E - Wine & Dine
E VOL - America
E VOL - Angel Sculpture Well
E VOL - Austin High School
E VOL - Austin Nature & Science Center
E VOL - Birds of Prey
E VOL - Caldwell Treaty Oak Park
E VOL - Deep Eddy Bathhouse
E VOL - Eilers Park
E VOL - Juice Land Fruit Boquet
E VOL - Lewis Cook III Memorial Bench
E VOL - Magnolia Cafe
E VOL - Opossum Temple and Voodoo Pew Art Installation
E VOL - Rectangle Structures
E VOL - Secret Entrance
E VOL - Tunnel of Love 
N VOL - Daniel R. Kuhn Memorial Bench
N VOL - Galaxy Cafe
R - Confederate Men's Home
R - Deep Eddy Community Garden
R - Garden Star
R - Jolin Lookout
R - Lake Austin Animal Hospital Dog
R - Lawrence Memorial Bench
R - Mean-Eyed Cat Bar
R - R.D. "Boss" Thorp Field
R - Ritas Tacos Shack
R - YMCA Compass Rose Circle
R VOL - Amtrak, Austin TX.
R VOL - Campbell St Star and Arches
R VOL - Donn's Depot
R VOL - LAB Rectangle Sculpture
R VOL - Leafy Sculpture Bench
R VOL - Lizard Lounge
R VOL - Nau's Enfield Drug and Soda Fountain
R VOL - Stinson's at Deep Eddy
R VOL - The Cactus Patch
R VOL - The Johnson Home
R VOL - Town Lake Overlook


#Shōnin: Atlanta - Measurement 4 Report

The Enlightened captured this Measurement, 174 to 62.
The Enlightened captured this Satellite Site, outperforming the Resistance by 396.

Portals Owned - RES: 23 - ENL: 8 - [Value: 1 each]
Volatile Portals Owned - RES: 13 - ENL: 22 - [Value: 3 each]
Links Created - RES: 0 - ENL: 0 - [Value: 5 each]
Anchored Fields Created - RES: 0 - ENL: 0 - [Value: 10 each]
Single Field Over Entire Cluster - ENL - [Value: 100]

Total for this Measurement:
Resistance - 62 - Enlightened - 174

Total for this Satellite Site:
Resistance - 282 - Enlightened - 678

Measurement Time Details:
Original: 9:00 (Minutes:Seconds within Measurement Window)
Padded String: )k'lP_ 9:00 i*5O5CVoL@
SHA256 of Padded String: 4dd4972a1be68dfba51eea799eb15df5494c829ef3e17264eff20de0c130f05c

Portal Ownership Details

E - Ansley Park 68 Years
E - Atlanta US Post Office
E - Center Stage
E - Federal Reserve Bank Columns
E - Lion Statue
E - Office building on Peachtree
E - Tap Fountain
E - The Fountain at W Peachtree
E VOL - 1180 Peachtree
E VOL - 61 16th Street
E VOL - Ansley Park
E VOL - Ansley Park home
E VOL - Artmore Hotel Fountain
E VOL - Atlanta Womans Club
E VOL - Bald Eagle Sculpture
E VOL - Cavallo di Leonardo Da Vinci
E VOL - Church Window
E VOL - Crossed Beam Sculptures
E VOL - Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta 
E VOL - Fountain
E VOL - Iris Garden Entrance
E VOL - Jamestown Community Greenspace
E VOL - Looking north from 16th
E VOL - Massive Wall Art
E VOL - Museum Of Design Atlanta
E VOL - One Atlantic Tower
E VOL - Powerful Statue
E VOL - Promenade II
E VOL - Yonah Park
E VOL - Zipcar-1180 Peachtree Street
N - 1180 Peachtree Building
N - 1280 Memorial Arts Bldg
N - Atlanta High Museum
N - Marta Arts Center
N - Office Building at Pershing Point
N - Pensive Nude
N - Promenade Two
N - Rooker and Wilson Memorials 
N - SCAD-Atlanta Sculpture
N - The Castle
N - The Smith Family Christian Community Center
N VOL - 1010 Peachtree
N VOL - High Museum of Art - exterior
R - Baseball Boy
R - Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta
R - Boys and Girls Club HQ
R - Cero's Signify
R - Church of Christ Scientist
R - Everyday Marta Scenes
R - First Presbyterian Church
R - Historic Opera Nightclub
R - History and Culture
R - In Memory of M.I.A. Heroes
R - Large Fruit Art
R - Margaret Mitchell Memorial Oak Tree
R - Marta Art Center 
R - Peachtree Branch Library
R - Pershing Point Park Plaque
R - Reign Club
R - Robert Woodruff Statue
R - South Carolina Canal Train
R - The Fountains At Opera
R - The High Museum of Art
R - The Woodruff Arts Center Map
R - Venus with Necklace
R - Wimbish House
R VOL - [Untitled]
R VOL - AECOM
R VOL - Colony Square Sculpture
R VOL - Einstein's
R VOL - FPN Fountain
R VOL - Frozen Fountain in Midtown Atl
R VOL - Jack Guynn Plaza and Plaque 
R VOL - Margaret Mitchell
R VOL - Soccer Girl
R VOL - The Shade by Rodin
R VOL - Tiki Statue
R VOL - Woodruff Arts Center
R VOL - World War 1 Memorial


#Shōnin: Las Vegas - Measurement 4 Report

The Resistance captured this Measurement, 163 to 27.
The Resistance captured this Satellite Site, outperforming the Enlightened by 50.

Portals Owned - RES: 23 - ENL: 18 - [Value: 1 each]
Volatile Portals Owned - RES: 30 - ENL: 3 - [Value: 3 each]
Links Created - RES: 8 - ENL: 0 - [Value: 5 each]
Anchored Fields Created - RES: 1 - ENL: 0 - [Value: 10 each]
Single Field Over Entire Cluster - NONE - [Value: 100]

Total for this Measurement:
Resistance - 163 - Enlightened - 27

Total for this Satellite Site:
Resistance - 440 - Enlightened - 390

Measurement Time Details:
Original: 9:00 (Minutes:Seconds within Measurement Window)
Padded String: )k'lP_ 9:00 i*5O5CVoL@
SHA256 of Padded String: 4dd4972a1be68dfba51eea799eb15df5494c829ef3e17264eff20de0c130f05c

Portal Ownership Details

E - Alien Buddha
E - Art is Beautiful Office
E - Banger Brewing
E - Bolt Barbers
E - Country Club Murals
E - Downtown Container Park
E - Downtown Container Park
E - El Cortez Acid Face Mural
E - El Cortez Hotel and Casino
E - Flaming Aztec Mural
E - Fremont St Experience Plaque 
E - Mickie Finnz
E - Neon Genie Lamp
E - No Explanation Mural
E - Swiss Family Treehouse
E - The Gift II 
E - Tribal Mural
E - Zombie
E VOL - Church on the Street 
E VOL - Food Mural
E VOL - Giant Fire Hydrant 
N - $1.28 Always Mural
N - Commonwealth
N - Eat 
N - Emergency Arts Gallery
N - Giant Pint
N - La Comida
N - Skull Snail
N VOL - Fremont Street Experience
N VOL - Moonopolis VEGAS
R - 3-Ringed Heart
R - Champagne and Hot Dogs Mural
R - Dog Bus Mural
R - El Portal Theatre
R - Fremont Country Club
R - Fremont East
R - Fremont Street
R - Heart Attack Grill
R - Heavy Equipment
R - Howdy Partner
R - I Got Worms
R - Insert Coin(s)
R - Life is Beautiful 
R - Little Free Library
R - Ogen Mart Mural
R - One Armed Angel
R - Perry's Supper Club
R - Red Doors of Nowhere
R - SlotZilla
R - Southern Nevada Museum of Fine
R - St. Joseph's Catholic Church 
R - Suzie Selfie 
R - US Law Library
R VOL - Asamblea Apostolica De La Fe En Cristo Jesus
R VOL - Atomic Liquor
R VOL - Bizarre Tile Mural
R VOL - Blue Bike Sculpture
R VOL - Container Park Clock
R VOL - Fear and Loathing Mural
R VOL - First Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
R VOL - Giant Praying Mantis
R VOL - Independent Order of Odd Fellows and Rebekahs 
R VOL - Jackie Gaughan Pkwy
R VOL - Las Vegas High School
R VOL - Learning Village
R VOL - Learning Village Space Ship
R VOL - Life Box
R VOL - Life is Beautiful
R VOL - Lucky Lady Neon Sign
R VOL - New Life Christian Center
R VOL - No Explanation
R VOL - Pointing Toes Graffiti 
R VOL - Ringed Heart
R VOL - Rocket Bird
R VOL - Ruby slipper
R VOL - Sign You've Been Looking For
R VOL - St Bridget Statue
R VOL - St Bridgets Catholic Church
R VOL - The Seer
R VOL - Useless Gears
R VOL - Viva Lost Vegas Mural
R VOL - Yin Yang Heart
R VOL - Zion Holiness


#Shōnin: Medellin - Measurement 4 Report

The Resistance captured this Measurement, 126 to 16.
The Resistance captured this Satellite Site, outperforming the Enlightened by 498.

Portals Owned - RES: 8 - ENL: 4 - [Value: 1 each]
Volatile Portals Owned - RES: 6 - ENL: 4 - [Value: 3 each]
Links Created - RES: 0 - ENL: 0 - [Value: 5 each]
Anchored Fields Created - RES: 0 - ENL: 0 - [Value: 10 each]
Single Field Over Entire Cluster - RES - [Value: 100]

Total for this Measurement:
Resistance - 126 - Enlightened - 16

Total for this Satellite Site:
Resistance - 566 - Enlightened - 68

Measurement Time Details:
Original: 9:00 (Minutes:Seconds within Measurement Window)
Padded String: )k'lP_ 9:00 i*5O5CVoL@
SHA256 of Padded String: 4dd4972a1be68dfba51eea799eb15df5494c829ef3e17264eff20de0c130f05c

Portal Ownership Details

E - Edificio Forum
E - Fuente del Hotel Poblado Plaza
E - Gran Casino Medellín
E - Restaurante J&C Delicias
E VOL - Escultura Niños Jugando 
E VOL - La Bolsa Bar
E VOL - Monumento A Los Niños
E VOL - Pilares Centro Ejecutivo
N - Hard Rock Café - Medellín
N VOL - Escultura Generaciones
N VOL - Escultura Santa Fe
R - Escultura Centro Ejecutivo Las Villas
R - Escultura Majesty
R - Fuente AV Villas
R - Fuente CC Santa Fe
R - Graffiti El Pez Lector
R - Manzana de Oviedo
R - Parque Forum
R - Silletera Panamericana
R VOL - Escultura X
R VOL - Fuente Forum
R VOL - Fuente Principal 
R VOL - Grafiti Pelirroja 
R VOL - Mall Oviedo
R VOL - Soy Tosh


#Shonin 02 Connected Cells

AM01-LIMA-03 - Res
Res Start: 669,425 | End: 1,139,760 | Delta: 470,335
Enl Start: 293,077 | End: 463,726 | Delta: 170,649

AM01-KILO-05 - Enl
Res Start: 217,160 | End: 410,738 | Delta: 193,578
Enl Start: 296,447 | End: 546,117 | Delta: 249,670

AM01-JULIET-07 - Res
Res Start: 555,954 | End: 6,380,898 | Delta: 5,824,944
Enl Start: 711,164 | End: 678,451 | Delta: -32,713

AM02-HOTEL-15 - Enl
Res Start: 97,682 | End: 103,142 | Delta: 5,460
Enl Start: 79,114 | End: 1,177,982 | Delta: 1,098,868

NR13-ROMEO-10 - Enl
Res Start: 110,307 | End: 91,244 | Delta: -19,063
Enl Start: 249,903 | End: 285,759 | Delta: 35,856

AM01-CHARLIE-02 - Enl
Res Start: 92,451 | End: 80,864 | Delta: -11,587
Enl Start: 180,211 | End: 1,500,655 | Delta: 1,320,444

AM05-GOLF-08 - Res
Res Start: 642,591 | End: 626,066 | Delta: -16,525
Enl Start: 960,730 | End: 862,287 | Delta: -98,443

AM11-LIMA-02 - Res
Res Start: 139,621 | End: 250,477 | Delta: 110,856
Enl Start: 259,301 | End: 244,712 | Delta: -14,589

AM15-MIKE-01 - Res
Res Start: 181,058 | End: 216,508 | Delta: 35,450
Enl Start: 394,591 | End: 386,134 | Delta: -8,457

AM15-PAPA-14 - Res
Res Start: 664,013 | End: 720,730 | Delta: 56,717
Enl Start: 1,119,050 | End: 976,208 | Delta: -142,842


Photo by Agent +Daniel Rodriguez.
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Am I the only one who's noticed that the combination of +Google Chrome and one of a bunch, if not all, +Google products (including +Google++Ingress Intel map, and +Inbox by Gmail) is a MASSIVE memory hog? I can't spend more then a few minutes on Google+ without my memory usage skyrocketing to over 1GB. I tried to power through 10 minutes just now, and ended up with over 2.5GB used just on Google+, not including the extensions I had open and one or two other tabs I had. My computer slowed to a C R A W L. 

I'm about to switch back to Firefox for the first time in 6 or 7 years. It's getting so frustrating.
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You are not the only one. I'm pretty invested in Chrome and probably won't be switching. But the only Google product I keep around is Hangouts. And I could probably dump that and just use it on my phone.
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What're You Lookin' At?!
WPP 2015 - Week 02/52
Street Photography

One week into the project and I'm already a month behind. sigh I guess I should have expected that considering I have left my house essentially 5 times in the last month and the street in front of my house isn't photogenic at all. Hopefully now that I've gotten past this hump, I can get back on track fairly quickly.

What's funny about this shot is it was "shot from the hip," or rather, the chest in my case. It was one of two photos I took the entire time I was in downtown Austin on Friday, and the other one came out nowhere near as well as this one.

For +Weekly Photo Project 2015 curated by +Alen Ianni , +Bernhard Rembold , +Cliff Loresco , +Francesco Scaglioni , +Heather D ,  +Ken Fowkes , +Navin Upendran  , +Robyn King and +T.E. Smith
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Ah, I didn't even notice the full list on the page, thanks for the tip +Navin Upendran
I have the calendars on my Google Calendar +Tom Cooper, so I have no issue remembering what is due that week. The problem comes when I get behind and try to skip around. Then I have trouble remembering which I have and have not done. Certainly not an issue this early in the year, but could easily get worse as time goes on.
Haha I've done my fair share of Clandestine Street Photography +Paul Johnston. I hate approaching/being approached by random people in public, so I always try to go unnoticed.
Thank you +Francesco Scaglioni. I'm definitely trying not to, but it's more that it's frustrating that I haven't had chances to even go out and shoot in general and the project is getting dragged along behind that.
I should probably do that +Bernhard Rembold. I just need to take the time to do so, which is the problem haha :P 

Thanks for plussing +paula contreras +Teresa Linstead +andy gordon +Pierre Nguyen +Dane Swimeley +Romina Frau +Felicia Renz +Alen Ianni and +T.E. Smith! 
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How are we already on day nine?! (And I'm a day late which is even worse!)

The other theme I was so looking forward to!
 
We're on DAY NINE of REVEALS
from the, 14 IS yesterday was FABULOUS* round
of the +Chrysta Rae Photography Scavenger Hunt!!!

What you are about to experience 
over the course of 10 days is pretty freaking awesome.
We play a game - 500 photographers and myself - a scavenger hunt.

What  is the scavenger hunt?
Only the most inspiring, creative and fun way to learn your camera, push your limits, experiment, and shoot things in ways you didn't think you could.

I host this event every season for anyone of any level of photography to participate.
I open the game up to 500 Photographers
I give you 10 items to shoot 
I give you a period of time to shoot and enter your photos.
Then I have them judged by amazing photographers
(this round's judges were +Scott Jarvie, +Ron Clifford, +Robin Griggs Wood, +Les Imgrund, and our winner from last round, +Carla McMahon.

I then open the albums up to the public - every day over the course of 10 days. 
We are doing things differently this round due to technical difficulties - all albums will be revealed and THEN all winners announced at the end.
There are 10 categories:
This is the 9TH - the WHEN YOU SEE IT album. See my profile page for previous reveals - the "ANIMALS ARE AWESOME", "LETTER C", "AUTUMN COLOURS", "FUNNY FACE", "GHOST", "ROMANCE", "CANDY" and "WITCH" albums.

This event is an amazing way to use your camera in new ways. 
It gets you seeing things in new ways,
It helps improve your photography skills, 
gives you a huge audience, 
and let's everyone celebrate each other's successes. 
Make new friends,
and be a part of a community of photographers who care about each other, teach each other, and inspire one another.

The group of "scavengers" that participate create a community unlike any other on G+. 
Support, encouragement  friendships even some #huntsmack is enjoyed. 
We become a family over the course of the month. 

This is a negative-free zone - I have zero tolerance for any critiques that are uninvited. 
Please be respectful and remember that every person went out there and took the time to shoot these images 
and put thought into them and tried their best. 
As always, I am proud of every single one of you.

(NONE of the images were taken by ME - this is a collection of images taken by multiple photographers participating in the scavenger hunt. All copyrights apply)

With that - I present to you the WHEN YOU SEE IT album,
1 item seen in 210 different ways.
 
(album cover image by +Corey Gibson )
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We're already on day seven!!
 
We're on DAY SEVEN of REVEALS
from the, 14 IS so not FABULOUS round
of the +Chrysta Rae Photography Scavenger Hunt!!!

What you are about to experience 
over the course of 10 days is pretty freaking awesome.
We play a game - 500 photographers and myself - a scavenger hunt.

What  is the scavenger hunt?
Only the most inspiring, creative and fun way to learn your camera, push your limits, experiment, and shoot things in ways you didn't think you could.

I host this event every season for anyone of any level of photography to participate.
I open the game up to 500 Photographers
I give you 10 items to shoot 
I give you a period of time to shoot and enter your photos.
Then I have them judged by amazing photographers
(this round's judges were +Ron Clifford, +Robin Griggs Wood, +Les Imgrund, +Scott Jarvie , and our winner from last round, +Carla McMahon!

I then open the albums up to the public - every day over the course of 10 days. 
We are doing things differently this round due to technical difficulties - all albums will be revealed and THEN all winners announced at the end.
There are 10 categories:
This is the 7TH - the LETTER C album. See my profile page for previous reveals - the "AUTUMN COLOURS", "FUNNY FACE", "GHOST", "ROMANCE", "CANDY" and "WITCH" albums.

This event is an amazing way to use your camera in new ways. 
It gets you seeing things in new ways,
It helps improve your photography skills, 
gives you a huge audience, 
and let's everyone celebrate each other's successes. 
Make new friends,
and be a part of a community of photographers who care about each other, teach each other, and inspire one another.

The group of "scavengers" that participate create a community unlike any other on G+. 
Support, encouragement  friendships even some #huntsmack is enjoyed. 
We become a family over the course of the month. 

This is a negative-free zone - I have zero tolerance for any critiques that are uninvited. 
Please be respectful and remember that every person went out there and took the time to shoot these images 
and put thought into them and tried their best. 
As always, I am proud of every single one of you.

(NONE of the images were taken by ME - this is a collection of images taken by multiple photographers participating in the scavenger hunt. All copyrights apply)

With that - I present to you the  LETTER C album,
1 item seen in 277 different ways.
 
(album cover image by +Chris Rademaker)
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Does blocking someone remove me from a circle they've shared, or is there another way to remove myself from a shared circle? New followers are nice, but when someone that's just begging for followers and is just followed by other follow beggars shares me in a circle, I just feel spammed.
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It seems that it doesn't. I'm still getting a lot more new adds than usual, and I can't even see the shared circle anymore because they shared the circle privately.
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Today we’re releasing a preview of the new Google Contacts that makes it easier to keep track of the people you know and get the info you need, fast: http://goo.gl/j6w0lG
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So I was minding my own business, with only one chrome window open and 3 tabs inside, when all of a sudden my computer froze and then this happened. It seems as though the recent bugginess of chrome will not cease to amaze me anytime soon.

Shortly after I captured this, chrome just totally crashed and I had to start it back up. Never even had a chance to try and find out how many windows it decided to open.
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Haha that's what it looks like +Paul Johnston 
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Last day :'(

But such a wonderful album
 
We're on DAY TEN of REVEALS
from the, 14 IS FABULOUS round
of the +Chrysta Rae Photography Scavenger Hunt!!!

What you are about to experience 
over the course of 10 days is pretty freaking awesome.
We play a game - 500 photographers and myself - a scavenger hunt.

What  is the scavenger hunt?
Only the most inspiring, creative and fun way to learn your camera, push your limits, experiment, and shoot things in ways you didn't think you could.

I host this event every season for anyone of any level of photography to participate.
I open the game up to 500 Photographers
I give you 10 items to shoot 
I give you a period of time to shoot and enter your photos.
Then I have them judged by amazing photographers
(this round's judges were +Scott Jarvie, +Ron Clifford, +Robin Griggs Wood, +Les Imgrund, and our winner from last round, +Carla McMahon.

I then open the albums up to the public - every day over the course of 10 days. 
We are doing things differently this round due to technical difficulties - all albums will be revealed and THEN all winners announced at the end.
There are 10 categories:
This is the 10TH - the ABSTRACT album. See my profile page for previous reveals - the "WHEN YOU SEE IT", "ANIMALS ARE AWESOME", "LETTER C", "AUTUMN COLOURS", "FUNNY FACE", "GHOST", "ROMANCE", "CANDY" and "WITCH" albums.

This event is an amazing way to use your camera in new ways. 
It gets you seeing things in new ways,
It helps improve your photography skills, 
gives you a huge audience, 
and let's everyone celebrate each other's successes. 
Make new friends,
and be a part of a community of photographers who care about each other, teach each other, and inspire one another.

The group of "scavengers" that participate create a community unlike any other on G+. 
Support, encouragement  friendships even some #huntsmack is enjoyed. 
We become a family over the course of the month. 

This is a negative-free zone - I have zero tolerance for any critiques that are uninvited. 
Please be respectful and remember that every person went out there and took the time to shoot these images 
and put thought into them and tried their best. 
As always, I am proud of every single one of you.

(NONE of the images were taken by ME - this is a collection of images taken by multiple photographers participating in the scavenger hunt. All copyrights apply)

With that - I present to you the ABSTRACT album,
1 item seen in 293 different ways.
 
(album cover image by +Saji Saju)
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Day EIGHT! Who doesn't love animals?!
 
We're on DAY EIGHT of REVEALS
from the, 14 IS sorta got more FABULOUS yesterday round
of the +Chrysta Rae Photography Scavenger Hunt!!!

What you are about to experience 
over the course of 10 days is pretty freaking awesome.
We play a game - 500 photographers and myself - a scavenger hunt.

What  is the scavenger hunt?
Only the most inspiring, creative and fun way to learn your camera, push your limits, experiment, and shoot things in ways you didn't think you could.

I host this event every season for anyone of any level of photography to participate.
I open the game up to 500 Photographers
I give you 10 items to shoot 
I give you a period of time to shoot and enter your photos.
Then I have them judged by amazing photographers
(this round's judges were +Scott Jarvie, +Robin Griggs Wood, +Ron Clifford, +Les Imgrund , and our winner from last round, +Carla McMahon!

I then open the albums up to the public - every day over the course of 10 days. 
We are doing things differently this round due to technical difficulties - all albums will be revealed and THEN all winners announced at the end.
There are 10 categories:
This is the 8TH - the ANIMALS ARE AWESOME album. See my profile page for previous reveals - the "LETTER C", "AUTUMN COLOURS", "FUNNY FACE", "GHOST", "ROMANCE", "CANDY" and "WITCH" albums.

This event is an amazing way to use your camera in new ways. 
It gets you seeing things in new ways,
It helps improve your photography skills, 
gives you a huge audience, 
and let's everyone celebrate each other's successes. 
Make new friends,
and be a part of a community of photographers who care about each other, teach each other, and inspire one another.

The group of "scavengers" that participate create a community unlike any other on G+. 
Support, encouragement  friendships even some #huntsmack is enjoyed. 
We become a family over the course of the month. 

This is a negative-free zone - I have zero tolerance for any critiques that are uninvited. 
Please be respectful and remember that every person went out there and took the time to shoot these images 
and put thought into them and tried their best. 
As always, I am proud of every single one of you.

(NONE of the images were taken by ME - this is a collection of images taken by multiple photographers participating in the scavenger hunt. All copyrights apply)

With that - I present to you the ANIMALS ARE AWESOME album,
1 item seen in 236 different ways.
 
(album cover image by +Stephen Maddox)
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