Summer cAMMP BINGO hosted by A Million More Pages on Goodreads.
I always like to take part in this kind of challenges as I don't know which category will be called next. I came to this challenge late as a substitute but managed fine to catch up, then I had trouble finding books for the last few categories called but I was no worse than the rest of my group so that was fine.
There will be two rounds of Bingo playing simultaneously.
Regular - Requiring 1 book read per week
Speedy - Requiring 2 books read per week
if you sign up for both you are committing to 3 books a week. Books
can not be duplicated between Regular and Speedy. If I do not have
enough people wanting to play Speedy I will consider making this an
individual challenge or make smaller teams.
Teams will consist of 4 people. You will be allowed to
sign up in pre-arranged teams (play with members of your new Cabin or
gather a group from some fun cross-cabin bonding) or individually and
those individuals will be placed together to make up teams.
If you are signing up as a team please list everyone on the team together in one post rather than signing up separately.
This challenge will run until Bingo is called in both
rounds. This usually takes around 3 months, generally a little longer
for Regular than Speedy.
Sign ups will open on June 26th and run through July 3rd. I
will endeavor to get team threads set up as full teams come in. Teams
will have until July 9th to get organized and decide on a team name and a
captain. The first categories will be called on July 10th.
What's going to count as a BINGO?
Any two lines of 5 made horizontally, vertically or diagonally.
team's bingo board will be posted in their individual threads. Each
board will be a different layout of the same categories.
When will categories be called?
Friday's at around 1 PM PST
Addition Speedy Category
Monday's at around 10 AM PST (This is a change from last round. My
schedule has changed and I want to make sure I can get the posting out.)
I'm staggering the announcements to help benefit our players around the world without killing me and my time zones here PST.
You Must Check In
In order to prevent confusion everyone must check in with
their teams after each called category. So, for SS players, you must
check-in twice a week and R once a week. If you fail to do so you will
be removed from your team.
If you know in advance you are going
to be away for a period of time that would require you to miss a check
in you must post a statement in your teams thread letting them know you
will be gone and for how long. It will then be your responsibility to
play catch up once you're back.
A failure to check in for two
weeks in a row will constitute removal from the challenge. If you have a
good reason for missing and want to continue participating in the
challenge, you may feel free to send me a PM so we can discuss your
further participation. As we are no longer playing this
challenge for points, this rule will now be strictly enforced. Two
weeks without checking in will result in your immediate removal from the
challenge and your teammates will have the option to play without you
or to bring in a new player.
How does the Free Space work?
You can read any book for this space once the challenge has
started and report it to your team as your free space book. This book
is IN ADDITION to the regularly called categories.
Do I have to read a book for every category?
Yes. A team can not be given their bingo chip for a called
category until every teammate has read a book for that allotted
category. This does not mean you have to have your book read before the
next category is called. The game will continue, with new categories
called each week, whether every team is caught up or not. There are no
penalties for not finishing in a given week, but only complete
categories will count towards possible bingos.
Re-reads and the like
Re-reads will be allowed, but not within the challenge. All books read by a single person must be different.
Teammates may read the same book if they choose.
Note Rule Change: A book may not be started before a category is called.
Choosing and Posting
Once a category is posted, choose your book, you may use any
shelf/description/Listopia List to justify how a book fits (Unless
otherwise stated in the category description.). Post your choice here
along with which category it’s fulfilling and an explanation of how it
Week 1: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone - 310pgs/GR
How Fits: Cover - Flying or List: Magic (whatever it is that ties it to the category called)
The Grimm Legacy by Polly Shulman
Week 1 - S'mores: Cover: Brown or White (Must be at least 50%)
The Alloy of Law by Brandon Sanderson (white cover)
Week 2 - Skits: MC: Hidden/Secret Identity/Pretending to be someone you're not
The Mad Ship by Robin Hobb (on page 8 of Popular Hidden Identity Books )
Week 3 - Nature: Cover: Plants/Flowers/Trees
The Lost Prince by Julie Kagawa (He is hiding behind a tree on cover)
Week 4 - Camp Rivalry: List: Book off of any Best of 2014 or 2013 list
Taste of Darkness by Maria V. Snyder (on Best Fantasy of 2013)
Week 5 - Ropes Course: Trust - I will accept BDSM novels for this category.
Evidence of Trust by Stacey Joy Netzel (Blurb: As he searches for evidence he can trust her, the monster
mutilating wildlife turns his sights on Brittany, and Joel discovers
he’ll do whatever it takes to protect her—even give his own life.)
Week 6 - Summer Fling: Genre: Romance
Country Heaven by Ava Miles
Week 7 - Ice Cream Party : Cover: Snow/Ice or List:Cold Colored Covers
The Iron Traitor by Julie Kagawa
Week 8 - Homesick: Family
Born in Shame by Nora Roberts
Week 9 - Bunk Beds: Find your Bunk Mate (One teammate from your Bingo team and pick a
book off their shelves. Every player must be used, no doubling up.)
Divorced, Desperate and Delicious by Christie Craig
Week 10 - Finger Paints: Cover: Tattoos
Week 11 - Archery: Genre: Historical Fiction
The Wild by Christopher Golden
Week 12 - KP Duty: MC: Chef/Bartender/Cook
Week 13 - Ghost Stories: Genre: Paranormal
Week 13.1 - Sing-a-longs: Music/Bands
Week 13.2 - Counselors: Author: C