Here's Lookin At You! Street View Scavenger Hunt


In celebration of Google Street View's 1-year anniversary and the 37 new cities they've just released Street View images of, we will be starting a new scavenger hunt (Street View focused) on Wed Jun 18 at noon EST. The scavenger hunt will last two weeks and there will be $100 in cash prizes (Amazon.com gift certificates) for the winners. The prize breakdown is as follows:
  • 1st: $50
  • 2nd: $30
  • 3rd: $20
If there is a tie for first place, the prize money will be distributed as such:
  • 1st person to get the high score: $50
  • All others who get the high score: Split the other $50 evenly
Special Notes For Categories:
Note 1: Not previously submitted to GVT in GM, GE, LL, BEV or YM.
Note 2: Provide a relevant link in 'More Info' to documentation
Note 3: Real person or vehicle, not a picture of one

All submissions must be Google Street View submissions.

This hunt ran from 2008-06-18 through 2008-07-02.

Final Standings:

  1. neotrix - 44 points
  2. Trooper111 - 44 points
  3. microscopicxp - 43 points
  4. Straylight - 43 points
  5. milwhcky - 37 points
  6. adrbr - 32 points
  7. giove - 32 points
  8. meldermister - 17 points
  9. boothy443 - 9 points

Categories:

    1 Points
    • Artistic mural celebrating an historical event or location (Note 1) (8 maps)
    • Billboard movie advertisement (9 maps)
    • Flag - African country (9 maps)
    • Flag - Asian country (9 maps)
    • Flag - Central or South American country (8 maps)
    • Flag - European country (9 maps)
    • Garbage truck and crew (7 maps)
    • Large public sculpture (Note 1, Note 2) (9 maps)
    • Mailman delivering mail (7 maps)
    • Manhole cover that is off (7 maps)
    • Person carrying a music instrument (in a case or out) (6 maps)
    • Person on a skateboard (7 maps)
    • Person on roller blades (7 maps)
    • Person playing a musical instrument (5 maps)
    • Person walking an animal (9 maps)
    • Person wearing a mask (3 maps)
    • Recumbent bicycle with rider (3 maps)
    • Tandem bicycle with riders (3 maps)
    • Very large graffiti (7 maps)

    2 Points
    • American flag at half mast (7 maps)
    • An exotic pet (no cats, dogs, birds) (4 maps)
    • Christmas tree (7 maps)
    • Circus or carnival (3 maps)
    • Easter decorations
    • Flag of an international organization (7 maps)
    • Halloween decorations (6 maps)
    • Monster truck (a pickup truck whose body is lifted more than 2 feet higher than normal) (7 maps)
    • Plane taking off or landing (8 maps)
    • Road paving in progress (7 maps)

    3 Points
    • A police officer with his firearm unholstered
    • A wedding bride in her gown (Note 3) (1 maps)
    • Building on fire (2 maps)
    • Car being driven worth more than $1,000,000 (USD MSRP) (Note 3)
    • Car being driven worth more than $500,000 (USD MSRP) (Note 3)
    • Clown (Note 3) (2 maps)
    • Concert in progress (2 maps)
    • Funeral service, funeral procession or burial service in progress (5 maps)
    • Person making a gesture at the Google vehicle (6 maps)
    • Person with a pet on their shoulder (parrot, monkey, etc)

Submissions:

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206 maps submitted.


Maps in the Scavenger Hunt