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Monopoly turn SEVEN

Submit the details of your teams completed challenge - including a link to the book's page (and pictures if you want) - by PMing Vekiki. Please also post on the forum so we can see your release!
Submissions deadline: 21.00 GMT (that's 9 PM, London time) on Monday 2nd July
New Turn will be announced on Tuesday 3rd July
Refresh on how to play here: http://www.bcmonopoly.blogspot.co.uk/---/how-to-play-2012-version.html
Check out the gameboard here: http://bcmonopoly.blogspot.co.uk/---/turn-seven.html

Team Battleship
Lost (Dice Roll 9)
+ Collect the Light Blues
+ Passing Go Free Release

Team Boot & Tulip
Sports Ground (Dice Roll 12 & 8)

Team Iron & Top Hat
East (Dice Roll 5 & 12)

Team Moneybag
Genre card; Non-fiction (Dice Roll 11)
+ Passing Go Free Release

Team Racecar
Superspeed; submission deadline 9PM Monday 25th June (Dice Roll 4)

Team Scottie Dog
In Jail (Dice Roll 9)

Team Thimble
Museums & Galleries (Dice Roll 7)
+ Passing Go Free Release

Team Train
Power Station (Dice Roll 3)

Team Wolf
Museums & Galleries (Dice Roll 2)

GoG
Underground (Dice Roll 12)
+ Passing Go Free Release

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Submit the details of your teams completed challenge - including a link to the book's page (and pictures if you want) - by PMing Vekiki. Please also post on the forum so we can see your release!
Submissions deadline: 21.00 GMT (that's 9 PM, London time) on Monday 2nd July
New Turn will be announced on Tuesday 3rd July
Refresh on how to play here: http://www.bcmonopoly.blogspot.co.uk/---/how-to-play-2012-version.html
Check out the gameboard here: http://bcmonopoly.blogspot.co.uk/---/turn-seven.html

Team Battleship
Lost (Dice Roll 9)
+ Collect the Light Blues
+ Passing Go Free Release

Team Boot & Tulip
Sports Ground (Dice Roll 12 & 8)

Team Iron & Top Hat
East (Dice Roll 5 & 12)

Team Moneybag
Genre card; Non-fiction (Dice Roll 11)
+ Passing Go Free Release

Team Racecar
Superspeed; submission deadline 9PM Monday 25th June (Dice Roll 4)

Team Scottie Dog
In Jail (Dice Roll 9)

Team Thimble
Museums & Galleries (Dice Roll 7)
+ Passing Go Free Release

Team Train
Power Station (Dice Roll 3)

Team Wolf
Museums & Galleries (Dice Roll 2)

GoG
Underground (Dice Roll 12)
+ Passing Go Free Release

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A superspeed release is of course no problem for Team Racecar! The book Running in heels was released ON a running shoe. The colour of the shoe of course matches the colour of the book cover...

Haven't you seen women running in heels? No - thats because their superspeed makes them really hare to spot... ;)
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11218197
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A superspeed release is of course no problem for Team Racecar! The book Running in heels was released ON a running shoe. The colour of the shoe of course matches the colour of the book cover...

Haven't you seen women running in heels? No - thats because their superspeed makes them really hare to spot... ;)
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11218197


Great one!
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Haven't you seen women running in heels? No - thats because their superspeed makes them really hare to spot... ;)


Saw a lady running to catch a train once, on the highest platform heels, years ago. I'm still impressed by it.
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Our challenge was to steal a point from another team... we decided to show our metal and took on Team Iron!

The book was the Penguin 70 edition of Primo Levi's Iron, Potassium, Nickel, and we had a wee local variation on 'iron' with the inclusion of a can of Irn-Bru in the release - as every Glasgwegian child will tell you, it's made in Scotland from girders...

For those who have never tasted Irn-Bru, what can I say? Come to Scotland and have some! It is a bright orange, sweet fizzy drink known as 'ginger' in the West of Scotland (confusingly, as it doesn't taste of ginger) - it tastes like Irn-Bru. Hugely popular, it makes Scotland the only country in the world where an indigenous soft drink outsells Coca-Cola, despite the Coca-Cola corporation's best efforts to crack the market over the years. It's particularly famous for its adverts, which you can see here http://www.irn-bru.co.uk/getsyouthrough.

Bizarrely, I can't think of a single Scot that I know who doesn't like Irn-Bru, and yet many of my friends and colleagues (and my Mum) who came to Scotland as adults have never been able to acquire the taste.

http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/10344943
http://www.flickr.com/---/photostream
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we decided to show our metal and took on Team Iron!

What goes around, comes around!

Primo Levi is one of my favorite authors. Good choice!
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I walked back past my release spot on Troon seafront - it was a nice sunny day to start with, had clouded over by the time I released, and then an hour later was raining, so I went to move the book to a more sheltered spot, and it had gone.

A couple of hours later and I have a catch, and a new member! The book was on a bench about 10 metres from the pirate ship/playground where I got a lovely catch a few weeks ago in an earlier turn - seaside towns are great places for bookcrossing.

http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/10344943

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A couple of hours later and I have a catch, and a new member!


Greeeen with envy, I am. Rome is a particularly bad place for bookcrossing. Things go much better up north. I never get catches with the Italian books I release, and very few on the English books. *sigh*
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A couple of hours later and I have a catch, and a new member!


Greeeen with envy, I am. Rome is a particularly bad place for bookcrossing. Things go much better up north. I never get catches with the Italian books I release, and very few on the English books. *sigh*


Don't worry, Hayes13 -- I have also never gotten a catch here in Nepal, but one can live in hope! :) My single wild catch was ages ago, on a book I left in Charles De Gaule airport in Paris. It checked in months later, to my delight!
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Greeeen with envy, I am. Rome is a particularly bad place for bookcrossing. Things go much better up north. I never get catches with the Italian books I release, and very few on the English books. *sigh*


Funnily enough I once had a sort of catch-by-proxy in Rome. A friend visited the city for work, and she released a few books there for me, and one was journalled!
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For our free release we decided to celebrate what bookcrossing is all about: Literature. And whose books would be most suitable to be released for literature: Shakespeare´s. And where would you release a play by Shakespeare? The Globe Theater, of course.

We therefore released our book at the Globe Theater replica in Schwäbisch Hall, which is a running outdoor theater.

Here is the book: http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11223075/
Here are some pictures: http://www.flickr.com/---/72157630249165232/
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There be book treasure buried under that there sand... can ye find it?

http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11215770
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There be book treasure buried under that there sand... can ye find it?

http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11215770


Bugger!! Was there today, but a couple of hours earlier..
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There be book treasure buried under that there sand... can ye find it?

http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11215770


I really love this release ! I'd be happy to find such a treasure !!!!
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There be book treasure buried under that there sand... can ye find it?

http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11215770


I love this one. If I were a gamemaster, you got a bonus point for this one ;)
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Hello !
We passed the "go" so we had a free release to make this turn.
We decided to find some original book format, just for a change... And so we hope to find new readers, perhaps a bit different.
That's why we released this small small book and gave it to a garden gnome so that he gives it to his small friends.
You can see all the book details and the pictures here :
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11227820

:o) Thank you, Tobealivre, for the very beautiful hat !
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That's cute!
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Team Wolf was sent off to look at Museums and Galleries for turn 7.

To celebrate the solstice they decided to go somewhere full of colour, warmth, and life. The Tropical Rainforest exhibition at Otago Museum was just the place.

Armed with a book depicting wings to blend in with the inhabitants Team Wolf went through the special entrance hall with it's UV light (who would have thought Ballycumber's shoes would glow in the dark!) and then burst forth into a garden full of butterflies.

Some of the creatures were so excited to see the book they landed on it to take a closer look. See the journal entry for a few photos. Team Wolf was a bit excited by it all and has a lot of photos of book/butterfly interaction!

http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11225547
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And the book is caught and enjoyed by a five year old and her mother

http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11225547
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What a lovely catch :-)
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Lovely release. I hope you had some strawberries and cream and some Pimm´s with it.
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We also had a sportsground release, and chose to release at a golf course. This is a pretty ritzy place, and both Bally and I were rather intiminated by it. We snuck up to the front entrance and left the book on a bench by the front door, turned around and ran. We did manage a picture of the country club sign on the way out!

http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11232332
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Hello,
We had to release a non-fiction book.
We have chosen a book of Guy Gilbert, a priest who works in the street with yobs and in the prisons as well.
This book "Coeur de prêtre, coeur de feu" (that means something like "priest's heart, heart in fire") is the story of this priest's choice to be a priest and to work in the streets. So, non fictional.
No better place for that book than a church...
You have all the details of the book and the pictures here :
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11034290
But the pictures are really bad because there were people working in the church and I didn't dare using the flash and trying to make too many pictures... Sorry for that !
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From Strength to Strength by Sara Henderson
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11223470

When her husband died, Sara Henderson discovered she was left with a mountain of debt after 20 years of back-breaking work on a remote Australian cattle station. This autobiography tells the inspirational story of her extraordinary courage and determination as she finds the POWER to rebuild Bullo River cattle STATION.

It was released at the Adelaide Showground Farmers Market which is held every Sunday in the Adelaide Showground. Adelaide Showground is the largest urban solar POWER STATION in Australia, with a huge array of 12,720 panels across six rooftops! GO RENEWABLE ENERGY! See this article for more information: http://www.adelaidenow.com.au/---/story-e6fredel-1225826484539

A big thanks to the farmers who battle the harsh Australian climate and provide us with food!
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Good work

Awesome release team mate...
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Team Thimble left a book at a museum in Essen. It's not a very big one, but it's very special: A museum about voodoo.

Our book ist called "Relic - Museum der Angst" (Museum of fear) and it was released with a scary voodoo mask.

I have some problems with my SD-Card, photos will follow.
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I knwo you guys still have a couple more hours, but I'm just concerned that I've not heard from quite a few teams yet... still to report back are:
Team Battleship (all three releases)
Team Iron
Team TopHat

I'm wondering if PMs are going astray? if so you can always post links etc here :)
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http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11205795

Since NFL training camps are starting to gear up for the fall, we decided to use Football as our theme for this release. North Dallas 40 is about the life and career of an NFL player. We left the book at Walmart, in the sporting goods section, in the midst of a lovely display of footballs of various colors. For added fun, we placed a USC Gamecocks pillow pet/mascot with the display as well. We have a picture, but are traveling with limited internet access (storms have knocked out internet both at our house, and the place we are visiting...) and (oops!) no camera cord. Will try to get it added as soon as possible!
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http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11243953

Team Battleship earned an extra release for "Completing the Light Blues". We found the perfect book, The Blue Light Project, during a recent foray to a thrift store book sale. All that remained was tracking down the perfect release spot! Image my joy (and my husband/driver's surprise) when, as we were driving through South Hill en route to my parents' house, I had reason to yell..."STOP THE CAR!". Sure enough, we had just driven past a small shop painted the most beautiful shade of LIGHT BLUE. As it turned out, the shop was closed for the day, but it was actually called the "House of Blues" and was, oddly enough, an art store. Unable to pass up such a perfect release spot, I left the book outside the shop and hope a Buggs' Island tourist picks it up soon. (Picture to follow once we manage to have both internet access and a camera cord at the same place and time.)
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Here's a link to Hypen8's release for the Lost space:

http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/10519108/

Both Hypen8 and I have been traveling away from home during part/most of this turn. To leave us feeling even more "lost", major storms knocked out my home internet service....as well as the service at the place I'm visiting. Releases were made, and I'm posting these notes from a public library with (intermittent) wifi available. Here's the blurb to go with Hyphen8's release:

Lost was a hugely popular tv series about a group of people who were very lost....both geographically (their plane crashed in the middle of nowhere) and in their personal lives. Throughout the show, the survivors try to find their way back home (becoming physically no longer lost) and work their way through their own issues and relationships (becoming emotionally no longer lost). We paid homage to the show by releasing Stranger in a Strange Land at a Hawaii airport (the show was filmed in Hawaii, and began in an airport). A copy of this book was found amongst the wreckage of the plane on the show by Sawyer, one of the characters. Although the title is never overtly mentioned, true devotees of the show made detailed notes of every book/song/pop culture reference that aired over the six seasons of Lost. Sawyer (among others) was seen reading Stranger in a Strange Land while LOST on an unknown island, and LOST in his quest to make sense of his own past and move ahead into a quality personal relationship.
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I suddenly realized I hadn't PM'd GoG or posted Team Battleship's Lost release here, but MyChildsCloset had my back...I've been on the road this whole time and dependent on free wifi via my iPod. Finally figured out how to use the computer in this hotel's Business Center so I could print my boarding passes for my flight home, so that gives me a *real* keyboard!

I think there's a release photo on my camera, so I'll add that when I get home..
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As the sun sets in the West on the official holiday of Canada Day, I've released a book in the honor of the EAST most provinces of Canada. Happy Birthday Canada!
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/10247365

ps I know, Canada Day is July 1st, but the official holiday is the 2nd, if July 1st falls on Sunday!
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Bonus Points Go To:
Team Moneybag for thinking tiny!
Team Racecar, because frankly GoG loves anything to do with pretty shoes ;)
Team Train for supporting renewable energy

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