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-On December 3, participants were sent a new email from '''humanresources@whysoserious.com''':+===December 3, 2007===
 +Participants were sent a new email from [[humanresources@whysoserious.com]]:
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The webpage features a stuffed monkey with an exposed stomach, as well as a timer which counts down to 12pm EST on December 4. The webpage features a stuffed monkey with an exposed stomach, as well as a timer which counts down to 12pm EST on December 4.
-====December 4====+===December 4, 2007===
-When the timer finished, a stuffed-animal carnival game was revealed when the page was refreshed. A note advised participants to search out an object at 6 different addresses around the country, while warning them not to call the locations.+When the timer finished, a stuffed-animal carnival game was revealed when the page was refreshed. A note advised participants to search out an object at 6 different addresses around the country, while warning them not to call the locations. When an animal disappeared, more would appear, totalling 22 stuffed animals.
[[Image:Steprightupgame.jpg|400px|center]] [[Image:Steprightupgame.jpg|400px|center]]
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-{|+[[Image:Steprightupbears1.jpg|500px|center]]
-|- valign="top"+[[Image:Steprightupbears2.jpg|500px|center]]
-| [[Image:Steprightupaddy1.jpg|thumb|200px|215 Glynn Street<br>Fayetteville, GA 30214<br>(City Cafe & Bakery) (770) 461-680]]+[[Image:Steprightupbears3.jpg|500px|center]]
-| [[Image:Steprightupaddy2.jpg|thumb|200px|31387 Harper Ave<br>St Clair Shores, MI 48082<br>(Hodells Cake Shop)<br>'''RETRIEVED''']]+
-| [[Image:Steprightupaddy3.jpg|thumb|200px|1652 2nd Avenue #1<br>New York, NY 10028<br>(Two Little Red Hens (212) 452-0476)]]+
-| [[Image:Steprightupaddy4.jpg|thumb|200px|3241 Halstead Street<br>Chicago, IL 60608<br>(Ace Bakeries) (312) 225-4973]]+
-| [[Image:Steprightupaddy5.jpg|thumb|200px|1120 W. 6th Street<br>Austin, TX 78703<br>(Sweetish Hill Bakery) (512) 472-1347]]+
-| [[Image:Steprightupaddy6.jpg|thumb|200px|3901 E 112th Ave #C<br>Denver, CO 80233<br>(A Cake Occasion) (303) 451-7717]]+
-|}+
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-| [[Image:Steprightupaddy7.jpg|thumb|200px]] 
-| [[Image:Steprightupaddy8.jpg|thumb|200px]] 
-| [[Image:Steprightupaddy9.jpg|thumb|200px]] 
-| [[Image:Steprightupaddy10.jpg|thumb|200px]] 
-|} 
All of the locations are apparently bakeries. Once there, participants are to pick up a package left under the name "Robin Banks." All of the locations are apparently bakeries. Once there, participants are to pick up a package left under the name "Robin Banks."
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Participants who disobeyed the Joker and called the locations are told by the bakery employees that the package includes a phone number, but that they cannot divulge the number unless the package is picked up in person. It presumed that when the numbers are called in, bears will disappear. Participants who disobeyed the Joker and called the locations are told by the bakery employees that the package includes a phone number, but that they cannot divulge the number unless the package is picked up in person. It presumed that when the numbers are called in, bears will disappear.
-If the website visitor clicks on the mallet, and then clicks on alit bulb, it loads the image of the address that was fulfilled.+If the website visitor clicks on the mallet, and then clicks on a lit bulb, it loads the image of the address that was fulfilled.
====The Package==== ====The Package====
-The package is a cake with a phone number on it. By calling the number, a phone inside the cake will ring. After digging into the cake, the participant will find an evidence bag with a cell phone, Joker card, cell phone charger, and a note:+The package is a cake with a phone number on it. By calling the number, a phone inside the cake will ring. After digging into the cake, the participant will find an evidence bag with a [[Whysoserious.com/cellphonelist|cell phone]], Joker card, cell phone charger, and a note:
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-Thank you for calling clowns for hire! Now we know who you are!+Thank you for calling Rent-a-Clown! Now we know who you are!
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-A text message is also received from '''humanresources@whysoserious.com''':+A text message is also received from [[humanresources@whysoserious.com]]:
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| [[Image:Insides.jpg|thumb|200px|Photo by Batsean]] | [[Image:Insides.jpg|thumb|200px|Photo by Batsean]]
| [[Image:Package.jpg|thumb|200px|Photo by Batsean]] | [[Image:Package.jpg|thumb|200px|Photo by Batsean]]
-|}+| [[Image:Theschlonerobinbank.jpg|thumb|200px|Photo by TheSchlone]]
 +| [[Image:Theschlonecakenote.jpg|thumb|200px|Photo by TheSchlone]]
 +| [[Image:portlandcake.jpg|thumb|200px|Photo by FlyingMonkey]]
 +|}
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 +Several celebrities and bloggers were also sent cakes with cell phones inside, with a note to call an 800 number. An automated voice told them to show up at one of the IMAX locations with a press pass to attend the screening. The number that [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZJAT7hMA_6k Perez Hilton broadcasted over YouTube], when called, [http://www.zshare.net/audio/5843431c56b858/ now plays circus music.]
 +
 +====Reward====
 +
 +Once all of the cakes were located, the strength bell could be rung and forwarded to [[Whysoserious.com/Steprightup/Pairofjokers]]
 +
 +[[Image:Steprightupyay.jpg|500px|center]]
 +
 +====Cell phones====
 +
 +The cell phones are now being used as a contact between [[Whysoserious.com/cellphonelist|select participants]] and [[humanresources@whysoserious.com]].
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[edit] December 3, 2007

Participants were sent a new email from humanresources@whysoserious.com:

Heads up, clown! Tomorrow means that there's one last shifty step left in the interview process:

Arwoeufgryo

By shifting each letter one key to the right on a QWERTY keyboard, "steprightup" was spelled, leading to http://whysoserious.com/steprightup/


The webpage features a stuffed monkey with an exposed stomach, as well as a timer which counts down to 12pm EST on December 4.

[edit] December 4, 2007

When the timer finished, a stuffed-animal carnival game was revealed when the page was refreshed. A note advised participants to search out an object at 6 different addresses around the country, while warning them not to call the locations. When an animal disappeared, more would appear, totalling 22 stuffed animals.




Step right up folks, to the main event!

I've left a very special treat at each location below, held under the name Robin Banks. Only one per location, first come, first served. Keep a low profile.

Do NOT call these locations, that's not part of the plan. Time for what you've been waiting for. 1-2-3 Go!


All of the locations are apparently bakeries. Once there, participants are to pick up a package left under the name "Robin Banks."

Participants who disobeyed the Joker and called the locations are told by the bakery employees that the package includes a phone number, but that they cannot divulge the number unless the package is picked up in person. It presumed that when the numbers are called in, bears will disappear.

If the website visitor clicks on the mallet, and then clicks on a lit bulb, it loads the image of the address that was fulfilled.

[edit] The Package

The package is a cake with a phone number on it. By calling the number, a phone inside the cake will ring. After digging into the cake, the participant will find an evidence bag with a cell phone, Joker card, cell phone charger, and a note:

Wow, you really took the cake! Now, put the icing on it: call (phone number) immediately from this phone and THIS PHONE ONLY. Do NOT give this phone number to anyone else.

Let's hope your fellow goons come through as well as you. Once all the layers are in place, you'll all get your just desserts. I'm a man of my word

Upon calling the number on the note, an audio message follows:

Thank you for calling Rent-a-Clown! Now we know who you are!

A text message is also received from humanresources@whysoserious.com:

Good work, clown! Keep this phone charged and with you at all times. Don't call me, I'll call you...eventually.


Photo by BatseanThe phone number's area code is in Pasadena, the physical location of 42 Entertainment
Photo by Batsean
The phone number's area code is in Pasadena, the physical location of 42 Entertainment
Photo by Batsean
Photo by Batsean
Photo by Batsean
Photo by Batsean
Photo by TheSchlone
Photo by TheSchlone
Photo by TheSchlone
Photo by TheSchlone
Photo by FlyingMonkey
Photo by FlyingMonkey

Several celebrities and bloggers were also sent cakes with cell phones inside, with a note to call an 800 number. An automated voice told them to show up at one of the IMAX locations with a press pass to attend the screening. The number that Perez Hilton broadcasted over YouTube, when called, now plays circus music.

[edit] Reward

Once all of the cakes were located, the strength bell could be rung and forwarded to Whysoserious.com/Steprightup/Pairofjokers

[edit] Cell phones

The cell phones are now being used as a contact between select participants and humanresources@whysoserious.com.



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