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ZWT 8 Main ThreadGo to page 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 Next Page >>
Tue Jun 05, 2012 5:45 pmForum Host
100+ players are traveling the world for 7 weeks on the whirlwind Zaar World Tour 8. Please come check out our recipes, see the places we've been and what we have learned.
Welcome returning travelers and newbies to Zaar World Tour 8!
ZWT is a fun competition / cooking game where chefs are placed on teams. Teams visit various regions at specified times and select recipes from their teammates and other Tour players to make and review. Official threads will be located in each forum on the Tour and other forums offer challenges tied into a specific region. The goal of the game is to familiarize Zaar members with the different forums and introduce players to new cuisines while meeting new people and above all, having fun.
Sign Up: July 1-9
Team Organization: July 13-19
Round #1: July 20-31
Round #2: August 1-12
Round #3: August 13-24
Bonus Round: August 25-Sept 3
Express: Sept 4-7
Winner's Announcement: Sept 8
The Zaar World Tour 8 is hosted by:
Tour Operators & Travel Guides:
Sat Jun 30, 2012 7:29 pmForum Host
Zaar World Tour 8 ~ Official Rules ~
Players are randomly sorted into teams and will include at least one volunteer for captain, first mate, & cookbook guru. Each team votes to decide on a team name and icon, and selects team leadership.. Once the captain is selected she/ he will be provided with instructions on how to set up a new team thread & scorecards by zmail. The team will then move to their new home & the planning threads are locked.
How to Play:
The objective is to score enough points to be the winning team at the end of the Tour. Points are scored in the following manner:
1) Players Required Regional Recipe~ 15 points per region
2) Forum Challenges~ 3 per region
3) Hidden Challenge Bonuses
4) ZWT8 Guide Gift Store
5) Team 15~ provides a chance to add bonus points for each region visited. Each team selects the 15 recipes they feel might score points. These can be made by any player on the team. The announcement of criteria for bonus points will be announced at the close of a region in the Captain's Corner .
XXXXXXA) Secret Ingredients: A list of secret ingredients for each region has been preselected. If one of those ingredients is a listed ingredient in any recipe it scores 5 points for the team. The ingredient must be exactly as stated and on the ingredient list. Review mentions, nor photos, no longer score SI points. Recipe ingredient list ONLY!!!
XXXXXXB) Number Lotto Pyramid: A pyramid card will be posted at the end of each round with 8 numbers containing various two to four digits. Each set of digits scores different point values. If any of the numbers is in any of the recipes included on the Team 15, points are earned. The number may be in any position of the recipe number, but only used once per recipe number. For example if one of the numbers was 15, points could be scored for all of the following; 15467, 415891, 34615, while 153015 could only be scored once.
The numbers may not overlap.
~ All regions close at 11:59pm eastern on the last day. All players reports must be posted in the team thread by that time. The team captain then has a set time period to update the team workspace and a firm deadline is in place for posting the score report in the Captain's Corner. More details on scoring & reporting deadlines will be found in the Captain's Corner.
RECIPES & COOKBOOKS:
In order to help players have time to share their recipes we are announcing the regions at the beginning of the Tour. The regions we will be visiting are: Australia/new Zealand, Great Britain, France, India, Mexico/US Southwest/Tex-Mex, and Spain/Portugal.
~Players may post recipes to their account anytime prior to a region.
As you post recipes and later submit for cookbooks please keep in mind that on the Tour we are looking for recipes representing the region. Please note that the more authentic the recipe or recipes made with ingredients typical to that cuisine to the regions, the more likely it will earn bonus points. Each player may contribute 0-15 recipes for each region. Remember, recipes may only be shared in ONE regional cookbook. PLEASE take care to not add duplicate recipes to the database!
~Cookbook gathering will take place during specified times and firm deadlines are in place. All recipes must be public before the deadline so please allow enough time for them to make it thru the sites queue. Few recipes are published on weekends.
~Cookbook gurus also have firm deadlines for turning in the team's recipes at the ZWT8 Cookbook Collection Depot. No collecting of team recipes should be done ahead!
~If a recipe is rejected in the Cookbook Depot that recipe must be removed from the team's cookbook. Once a deadline is past no additional recipes will be added to the cookbooks.
~Only recipes in the All Player Cookbooks may be used during the ZWT.
REVIEWS & POSTING:
~Points will only be scored for recipes that are made and reviewed during the current round. Cooking ahead and early reviews are prohibited and cannot be used to score points.
~The honor code is in place here; please do not post reviews for recipes you did not make. Cheating only spoils the integrity of the game and upsets others. If you suspect cheating, please zmail one of the hosts privately; accusations are not welcome in the forums.
~Once you have made and reviewed a recipe, post the recipe in the Welcome to.... thread OR the appropriate challenge thread. Then post in your team thread so that the captain can update the team's scorecard.
Sat Jun 30, 2012 7:32 pmForum Host
Zaar World Tour 8 ~Roadmap ~
Teams visit the regional forums at specific times and pick recipes from other players or their teammates for each region. Cooking with friends has never been this much fun!
Recipe Request: Best Of ZWT8
C&E: Remind Me for ZWT9!
Cajun & creole cooking is not included.
Regional Forum: Welcome to France!
Regional: France- ZWT8 ~ French Artists of the 19th Century
Gadgets: France- ZWT8 ~ La Batterie de Cuisine
Crockpot: France- ZWT8 ~ A French Love Affair
Spain & Portugal
Regional Forum: Welcome to Spain & Portugal!
Regional: Pick-A-Pepper Cooking Challenge
Gardening: Saffron Farm Team Challenge
Holidays: Tapas Party - Non-Cooking Challenge
Australia & New Zealand
Welcome to Regional: ZWT8 ~ Welcome to Australia and New Zealand !
Regional: ZWT8 ~ Crossword Challenge
Kids: ZWT8 ~ Go Wild Challenge
Gluten Free: ZWT8 ~Great Backyard Barbie Challenge
Mexico & Us Southwest/ tex-Mex
Welcome to Regional: ZWT-8 Welcome to Mexican/Tex-Mex/Southwest US
Regional: ZWT 8 -- Remember the Alamo
Diabetic: ZWT 8 -- Lighten Up for Diabetes
Desserts: ZWT8 ~ Food of the Aztecs
Welcome to Regional: ZWT 8 ~ Welcome to Great Britain and Ireland
Great Britain Regional: ZWT 8 ~ British Music Invasion Challenge
Beverage: ZWT 8 ~ Pub Crawl
Celebrity Chef: ZWT 8 Tour of Great Britain & Ireland Challenge
Welcome to Regional: Zwt8 ~Welcome to India!
Regional Challenge: ZWT8~ Colors of India
To Go: ZWT8~ Tiffins To Go!
Vegetarian: ZWT8 ~ Spice is Nice!
Please note: ALL particpation is optional this round!
Contest & Events: ZWT8 Family Picks
Contest & Events: ZWT8 Zingo Bonus
Beverage Forum: The Beverage Dart Board
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Sat Jun 30, 2012 7:37 pmForum Host
Zaar World Tour 8 ~Team Assignments~
Mango Tango~ Bistro Babes
Tour Guide: ~Leslie~
Cookbook guru K9 Owned
First Mate K9 Owned
4. Midwest Maven
8. Nancy's Pantry
9. Charlotte J
Team Amethyst ~ The Wild Bunch
Tour Guide: NorthwestGal
Cookbook guru KateL
First Mate IngridH
4. Maryland Jim
5. Debbie R.
9. katew #315565
Electric Lime~ Diners, Winers and Chives... - ZWT8
Tour Guide: lazyme
Cookbook guru Lainey6605
First Mate mersaydees
4. Celticevergreen missing round 3
5. Bonnie G #2
7. Marcasite Queen
9. Pesto lover
Turquoise~ Om Nom Nommers
Tour Guide: **Jubes**
Cookbook guru JackieOhNo!
First Mate Charmie777
5. Random Rachel
Jazzberry Jam~ Jammin' Jazzberries
Tour Guide: Mommy Diva
Cookbook guru HokiesLady
First Mate bigbadbrenda
4. Dienia B.
9. Chef PotPie
Ruby Red~ The Fearless Red Dragons
Tour Guide: PaulaG
Cookbook guru diner524
First Mate Lavender Lynn
4. Baby Kato
8. Queen Dana missing round 3
Team Pacific Blue ~ Chefs Gone Wild
Tour Guide: Susie D
Cookbook guru Annacia
First Mate twissis
4. Tea Girl
5. Melanie D
7. velvet_sj missing round 1
9. Elmotoo available Round 1, Bonus, & Express only.
10. awalde available after Aug 1
11. Canadian_in_the_Bay Can't participate b/f July 30th missing round 2
12. kymber _71 missing round 1
13. ssej1078_1251510 missing round 1
Laser Lemon~ The Lively Lemon Lovelies
Tour Guide: ~Leslie~
Cookbook guru Rita~ round 2 and beyond
First Mate Buzymomof3
4. Mia in Germany
5. Chocolatl round 1
6. Karen Elizabeth
7. magpie diner
Sage~ The Herbaceous Curvaceous Honeys
Tour Guide: **Jubes**
Captain Muffin Goddess
Cookbook guru Studentchef
First Mate Dreamer in Ontario
6. Ma Field left during round 2
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Fri Jul 13, 2012 7:36 amFood.com Groupie
Love our name Hello Team
Fri Jul 13, 2012 7:56 amForum Host
The color names are meant to be temporary. It's just a way to organize to get us started. The sky's the limit & each team develops their own.
Fri Jul 13, 2012 8:06 amFood.com Groupie
I can see our banner with a jar of jam with notes coming out. Okay I do a lot of canning and i am a Jazz nut
Bonnie G #2
Fri Jul 13, 2012 8:26 amFood.com Groupie
Love my team, I'm so excited.
Fri Jul 13, 2012 8:42 amForum Host
My bags are packed. Love my team, too!
Fri Jul 13, 2012 9:17 amFood.com Groupie
We have a great team too and so excited to arrive at our first destination!
Fri Jul 13, 2012 11:39 amFood.com Groupie
I think my travel docs must have gotten lost somewhere... I can't find myself listed on a team!
Fri Jul 13, 2012 11:41 amFood.com Groupie
Good morning to the Ruby Red team...looking forward to travelling with all of you wonderful ladies...
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