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Halloween Decorating Contest

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Halloween is a hauntingly  good time of year in the virtual world There.com. Our Designers have endless ghoulish imaginations and have created spooky and grisly virtual items for our community to decorate with during the Halloween season. If you are planning on building a haunted house, outdoor bloodbath, creepy cemetery or a scary scene, we’d like to invite you to enter your Zone in the 2019 Halloween Decorating Contest for the chance to win a spooktacular gift. If  you are interested in participating in the contest, please read the guidelines. The deadline to submit your Haunted House is October 23rd. 

Search the Auctions for hundreds of decorative Halloween items. With so many scary virtual goods to choose from, your haunted house will be a scream!

 

 

Therebucks Payment Processing Options

Therebucks are the currency used in the Virtual World There. The conversion rate between Therebucks and US dollars is 1,800T = US $1.00. Therebucks can be used to buy virtual goods like clothing, cars and dream homes in the There Shop and from Designers in the Auctions. They can be purchased on the Buy More Therebucks page on There Central.

There.com offers two payment processing options for Thereians to purchase Therebucks. The minimum purchase is $5 and the maximum purchase is $150.

1) STRIPE a debit or credit card payment processor.
2) PayPal an electronic online payment system.

To purchase Therebucks using the Stripe platform…

Go to the Buy More Therebucks page.
Enter the US dollar amount you would like to purchase.
Click the Buy Now button.
Click the payment processor logo on the right. (Non-PayPal logo)
At the next page, click the same logo again.
The Stripe There.com Payment Portal will appear.
Enter your Email.
Enter your debit or credit card number.
Enter the MM/YY and CVC.
Click on the Pay US dollar amount.

To purchase Therebucks using the PayPal platform…

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Go to the Buy More Therebucks page.
Enter the US dollar amount you would like to purchase.
Click the Buy Now button.
Click the PayPal logo on the left.
The PayPal Portal will appear.
Enter your information to process the payment.

Please note it will take up to 10-15 minutes for your Therebucks purchase to be reflected in your balance. You can check your Therebucks balance in your Transaction History.

**There.com is currently experiencing issues with processing PayPal transactions as of 10/4/19. We are working with PayPal to resolve the situation. We expect PayPal services to be back up and running very soon. In the meantime, please use Stripe as a payment service alternative for purchasing Therebucks. If you need to contact There Staff regarding PayPal issues, please send your avatar name and information to Feedback@thereinc.com.

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A BABS December to Remember

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The Bay Area Boat System (BABS) Club is happy to present a December to Remember in the virtual world There. The group is holding special holiday hoverboat events December 3rd through the 31st to celebrate the winter season.

Sign up for the first BABS Sleigh Ride of the season with your host KatesHappy. Sip hot cocoa and go dashing through the snow on a one horse open sleigh with your friends. Look for BABS holiday weekend activities planned for the upcoming Outpost of the Month: Faith Bay Town & BABS Outpost operated by Circuit_Rider. Santa will be coming to town and spreading his jolly cheer in There. BABS has five holiday flotillas planned during a December to Remember. Ring in the New Year with friends during the last BABS event of 2018.

Dec 3 Frosty Mug Flotilla

Dec 10 BABS KatesHappy’s Sleigh Ride

Dec 17 BABS Ho-Ho-Hoverboat

Dec 24 BABS Polar Express: PJs & Trains

The BABS group supports a network of large landing towers and outposts throughout There. The towers allow big groups of guided hoverboat tours to easily island hop from one location to the next. B.A.B.S.throws regular events and everyone is invited. You can pilot your own hoverboat or relax and enjoy the scenic view from the passenger seat.

Shop the Auctions for a special BABS hoverboat sleigh.

There World Themes

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Find out what’s going on in There.com and how you can be a part of it! Weekly and monthly planned themed events are happening all throughout There. Visit the one-stop location for all the latest information on upcoming events. Teleport over to the new There Themes and Events HUB.

At the new location, you will find information on current events and upcoming themes. Try your hand at hosting a themed event. There are billboards on display that provide the name of the Event Coordinator and a keyword for the next upcoming events. You can also participate as a Developer and create new virtual items to sell for special events.

Keep up to date on the latest news with the There World Themes Facebook Page and the new There Themes and Events website.

Weekly Themed Planning Meetings are held every Tuesday evening. Sign up for the next meeting and share your ideas for themed events or sign up to host creative and fun events for Thereians to enjoy.

Books and Tea on Sundays

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Read any good books lately? Share your love of literature this weekend at Books and Tea hosted by Jessica_6. Discuss poems, short stories, books and authors with fellow bookworms in There.com.

You can catch Jessica_6 every week on Sundays at 2:00 PM PST/5:00 PM EST at her humble abode over in the Maidenflight Therehouse Neighborhood.

Sign up for the Books and Tea Club for more information about this weekly staple event.

 

Talk Like a Pirate…Dress Like a Pirate

Ye better look like a pirate if yer tryin’ to talk like one! Get ye’self some new threads, tough boots and a sharper sword if ye plan to set sail during Pirates of Theribbean.

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Bay Area Boat System’s 12th Anniversary

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The Bay Area Boat System (B.A.B.S.) club celebrates its 12th anniversary in There this month! To honor this celebration the B.A.B.S. group is holding special anniversary events September 15th through the 19th.

The B.A.B.S. group supports a network of large landing towers and outposts throughout There. The towers allow big groups of guided hoverboat tours to easily island hop from one location to the next. B.A.B.S.throws regular events and everyone is invited. You can pilot your own hoverboat or relax and enjoy the scenic view from the passenger seat.

The B.A.B.S. group was founded on September 23, 2004 by Thereian LossAngeles. It holds over 500 members and hosts regular events in There. The B.A.B.S.group is so extensive, it has three sub-groups consisting of the B.A.B.S.Flight Captains, B.A.B.S.Host Captains and the B.A.B.S.Outpost Community.

Don’t miss the big anniversary party on Monday, September 19th and the fun events leading up to it. B.A.B.S. has quests, bingo and cross-country racing and other exciting events planned for the celebration.

 

 

 

 

 

2016 Summer There Games Collectibles

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The 2016 Summer There Games collectibles are only available for purchase in the Auctions for a few more days and then the items will be retired. Make sure to grab a copy for your There Games collection!

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Last Day of Summer There Games!

Today marks the last day of competitive events for the Summer There Games season! Log on and get in-world to help earn those last minute points for your team.

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There are several Quests still going! Gather your team members and help each other out. You can find other team members online by joining your Name Tag Color Team group and opening the in-world IM.

TSG Butterfly and Rebus Quests

TWO different TSG quests start in the Shorah Pavilion. Finish one or both of these quests by Sun Aug 28th to earn a point for your team. Quests are scored separately.

TSG Mascot Hunt & Quests Day 10

Come search for today’s location of the There Games butterfly. Save the location and tell your team members about it to earn as many points possible for your name tag color. Group photos are encouraged.

TSG Summer Squatch

This is a 24-hour quest. Make sure to read the rules at the event.

Other events for the last day of There Games include TSG Skeeball hosted by Orielle at the Rain Forest Plateau starting at 1:30 PM PST and TSG Avie Golf which includes shooting the ball (avie) around the course with paintguns hosted by Susanszy starting at 4:00 PM PST.

Join us on Monday, August 29th at 6:00 PM PST for the Summer There Games Closing Ceremony.

Summer There Games Opening Ceremonies

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The There Games Opening Ceremonies kicked off the start of the 2016 summer season! Thanks to all of our competitors for attending. We look forward to your participation in the Summer Games. Competitive events start Friday, August 19th. Check out the Official Scoreboard and sign up ahead of time for daily events.

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If you missed the Opening Ceremonies, you can catch a glimpse of the action in this member created video by pHluid13.

Good luck to all of our competitors! Enjoy the 2016 Summer There Games.