Set Sail for Pirates Ahoy
Set t’ compass, batten down t’ hatches and hoist t’ sails for t’ high seas o’ There. All ye swashbucklin’ scallywags o’ th’ sea are invited to join us on a grand adventuaaaarrr. Durin’ t’ month o’ September, every Thereian talks and walks like a pirate durin’ our theme o’ Pirates Ahoy!
The cannons be blastin’ as th’ filthiest holiday of the year kicks off a week of debaucherous celebration in There from September 18th – 24th. We’re hankerin’ for a good ole time, and we know how t’ give it too, check out all of the Pirates Ahoy Events planned for you!
Celebrate There Pride 2022
Celebrate the LGBTQ+ community and slay your best outfit at Pride week in the Virtual World There.com. Fly your rainbow flag high September 2nd through the 8th and sign up for fun and fabulous events.
Events will be happening around the clock, so check the PRIDE schedule for rainbow events like quests, cross country racing, spades, gin, scavenger hunts, bingo, parties and more.
The party never stops at Rococo Islands, your host for There Pride 2022. Hang out at the There Pride Lounge with friends and neighbors or play your hand at cards at the There Pride Cards Pavillion. Make sure to gather at the BABS Outpost on Monday night for a special Pride Floatilla. Dance the night away at the There Pride Closing Party scheduled for Thursday, September 8th at 5:30 pm Pacific time.
Show your PRIDE and add some colorful outfits to your wardrobe or decorate your virtual home with rainbow flags. Search the Auctions for Pride clothing and rainbow decorations created by our LGBTQ+ friendly designers.
PAWS For A Cause Gala Event
Mark your calendar for Saturday, July 18th. The evening is going to the DOGS! Dress in your fanciest attire and attend the PAWS For A Cause Fundraiser Gala Event in the Virtual World There.com. Enjoy music, dancing, card games and meeting new friends at the fundraiser.
There will be five special dog Auctions during the Gala to help raise money for future themed-event gifts and prizes. Two retired dogs and three rare canines will be available for adoption. Can you provide a doggy a loving home?
If you already have a pack of dogs in your ThereHouse, instead of adopting another dog you can help support There Themed Events by purchasing a PAWS For A Cause Fundraiser shirt. Available in Fido for men and Fifi for women.
Attend the PAWS For A Cause Gala Event and receive a special Dog Days of Summer gift! Stand in line at the gala giveaway booth to receive a Fido Puppy Pal or a Fifi Puppy Pal. Enjoy one free blue lagoon fancy drink from the bar. Giveaway gifts available while supplies last during the event.
The PAWS For A Cause Gala event was brought to you by the Dog Days of Summer in the Virtual World There.
Take your virtual dog to the puppy park in There.com. During the Dog Days of Summer events there are puppy play dates scheduled every day for the next two weeks. Bring your pup out to the park and meet new friends online. You can find Puppy Play and other Dog Agility events scheduled at Zona Puppy Park and other dog parks throughout the Virtual World There.
Train your virtual dog and level up in the Dog Handler Skill. You can train your dog using the following commands:
Get your cooped up dog out of the house and out to the park or beach in There. Sign up for Dog Days of Summer events through July 28th.
Cracked Out Cats
Who let the dogs out?! The Dog Days of Summer event has started in the Virtual World There.com. With so many dogs running around the islands the cats have been a little stressed out. Gather your feline friends and find sanctuary at the Cracked Out Cats event on Thursday, July 16th.
Cracked is a competitive vocabulary word game played in There. Players are challenged to race against the clock to come up with high scoring words in order to beat their opponent. Players pass around an egg timer. When the round is over a little chick bursts out of the egg and the person holding it is docked points.
Game play will start 10 minutes after the event begins. Watch the Zone IM box for the Event Host to announce the start of game play. The object is to play as many games as you can during the event to increase your score. Read the official Cracked Rules to learn about scoring and how to change the game table options.
All event attendees will receive free kitten ears for their Avatar to wear. The cool cat with the highest score will win a large cat and mice hoverboat.
Sign up for the feline-friendly Cracked Out Cats event. NO DOGS ALLOWED!
2019 There Winter Games
There Winter Games (TWG) is a huge 10-day series of competitive events in There that run from February 22nd through March 3rd. Everyone is invited to play in this fun and friendly competition. Participants earn points for their team, and the team with the most points at the end takes home the gold medal! Events happen at all hours of the day and range from vehicle races to card games to quests and so much more. Whatever your interests are, you’re likely to find activities to enjoy.
There Winter Games Schedule
Thursday, February 21st
Start Time: 6:30 PM PST
Friday, February 22nd – Sunday, March 3rd
10-Day Competitive There Games Events
Monday, March 4th
Start Time: 6:30 PM PST
Everyone is invited to play and is already part of a team. The color of your name tag will tell you which team you’re on. There are 16 name tag colors. If you aren’t quite sure where you belong, it’s easy to find out. Just head over to the Winter Games Welcome Center and use the handy name tag sign. When you click the sign’s action tag, it will tell you what color your name tag is and also give you a link to join your team! This is a great way to meet people and make new friends.
A lot of outlaws have been rolling into town during the Thereian Stampede. The Sheriff has been working overtime to tame the wild West and needs your help! Are you good at tracking down bad guys? Go on the hunt for There’s Most Wanted Outlaws!
Each day during Thereian Stampede, there will be a new wanted poster tacked to the wall of the Sheriff’s Office. Visit the jail and look for the most recent outlaw added to the most wanted list. Once you’ve identified your criminal, form a posse and head out West. All outlaws are wanted dead or alive. You must capture a photo of the outlaw of the day to show proof that you crossed paths. Send your pic to firstname.lastname@example.org. For every outlaw you capture on film, you will be entered to win a prize or 1,000 Tbux.
Sign up for the next event at the Sheriff’s Office and form a search party with other attendees.
Wanted poster images created by B_A_B_S and fatjohn.
Connect With Your Name Tag Color Team For There Games
Join your name tag color team in participating in the Winter There Games events over the next two weeks. Not sure which team you are on? Stop by the Winter There Games Welcome Center and click on the handy name tag sign and it will tell you which team you belong to.
Once you know the color of your team, you’ll want to join the special name tag club associated with your color in order to communicate with your teammates and keep up to date about events they are attending. Every name tag team has a link to an in-world Instant Message on their club page so that you can communicate in real-time and summon other members to your location.
Next, you’ll want to check out your name tag color team hangout in the Winter There Games Village. Think of the hangouts as a spot to tailgate before the Winter There Games events start. You can plan meet and greets, parties, roundups or practice your card game skills with other teammates prior to the Games.
Everyone on your team has hosting rights to the Lot. You can decorate your team hangout by setting an Event and dropping items. The items will remain out in the Lot until the next person who sets an event clears the Lot. It’s a good idea to save your layout so that you can set it back out at a later time if you need it. We ask that you stick to decorating your own name tag color Lot and let the other teams take care of their own hangouts.
You can find decorative There Games items in the Auctions to spruce up the place! Keep your team color and the Winter There Games in mind when decorating your team hangout.
We look forward to checking out the creative and fun builds all of the different teams come up with. Find your team hangout and start decorating!