A car rally is usually a fun treasure-hunt type of event in which friends get together and conduct a car hunt with the winning team getting a prize usually at a party after the car rally. Friends are divided into teams, each with a car, and these teams race to find and complete their list. Players can find businesses, landmarks, signs, or other things and you are limited only by your creativity.
TextClues can be used to provide instructions and questions to the driving teams by cell phone, once they have texted back the correct answer they are provided with their next instruction and question until all the questions have been correctly completed. The first team to Toboggan Aquatique Gonflable Pas Cher answer all the questions correctly is the winner. The rally can last hours or be a short rally dependent on the time you want to devote to the rally. Below are a series of directions with questions and associated answers to illustrate a very simple car rally.
Directions and question: Go to City Hall, how many windows are on the front façade of the building?
Question: Go to McDonald’s on the corner of Main and Union, what is the building number on the first house to the East?
Question: What sign is on the northwest corner of Trinity and 6th Avenue?
Answer: One Way
Question: How many soldiers are listed on the World War II Memorial in Central Park?
Question: Rounded to the nearest mile how many miles from Central Park to the Wal-Mart on Highway 1?
Question: How many traffic lights do you pass between the Washington Bridge and the Starbucks on Avenue Rd?
After all rally questions have been answered correctly a text message could be sent to the winner advising him or her of the prize for winning the rally. The TextClues demo should answer any questions you may have, otherwise visit the TextClues site for more information.