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March 23, 2020

April 2020’s Resolution Can Be Done From The Comfort of Your Home!

It’s almost April, and while many of us are confined to our homes, that doesn’t mean our fitness has to suffer! As we announced in our January Resolutions blog, we will be launching monthly Capture Streak Badges centered on a year of being active. Each month’s badge will be dedicated to practicing a different exercise. Similar to how our Super Streak badges operate, you will be awarded a badge if you capture at least one munzee* each day for the entire month. This month’s badge may be tricky to get, but we believe in you!

Each month’s badge will be themed around the particular resolution goal. For April we thought that popular aerobic exercises would be a good way to maintain fitness, indoors or out! Time to rock those colorful sweatbands, arm warmers, leg warmers, and leotards!

Why are aerobic exercises important?

Aerobic exercises get your blood pumping! Good circulation is important as it means nutrients from the food you eat, the beverages you drink, and the air you breathe are more quickly delivered to your entire body, especially the extremities.

Healthline points out that, compared to exercises such as those featured in last month’s Resolution, “You perform aerobic exercises for a sustained period of time,” and additionally, “The American Heart Association recommends 30 minutes or more of aerobic exercise five or more days each week. That can be broken up, though. For example, you can take three, 10-minute walks throughout the day.” The article goes on to recommend 10 aerobic exercises you can try, but here’s our own (edited and slightly Munzee-fied) version of that list:

  1. Jumping to reach those QR codes that tall players stuck on signs
  2. Circuit of:
    1. Sasquatch Yeti Squats
    2. Leprechaun Lunges
    3. Pegasus Pushups
    4. Dragon Dips
    5. Tuli Twist
  3. Running or jogging to the nearest bouncer
  4. Walking the loop of Greenies and Elementals around your house
  5. Swimming with Mermaids and Sirens
  6. Biking and blasting
  7. Picking up each piece of litter you see one by one and tossing it into a trash can (bonus points if you had to chase after several tiny square sticker backings that got blown away by the wind)
  8. Kickboxing other Munzee players so that you can be FTC
  9. ZEEumba
  10. Cutting sheet after sheet of Munzee stickers into individual pieces

Are you ready to break a sweat between scanning QR codes? Before you attempt any exercise, it’s always a good idea to consult your doctor**. Good luck and Munzee on!

* In order to encourage active gameplay we will not count Social Munzees for these capture streaks. If you know you’ll be in an area without munzees, plan ahead! 

** MUNZEE IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY EXERCISE-RELATED INJURIES

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June 12, 2019

Munzee Birthday Events Prepare to Commence!

Munzee is turning 8 next month, which means there are 8 weeks of birthday events to be enjoyed starting Friday! The 8zee’s (80’s) themed events will run from June 14 all the way through August 11 in order to offer plenty of opportunity to celebrate Munzee with your best retro attire!

While custom artwork is no longer available for the early birthday events (players booked it up fast!), we have awesome generic artwork packages available! Generic artwork packages cost $50 for an icon and $50 for a badge. Badges can be customized to include the event name, place and date. These retro designs are a great addition for your event attendees to earn! If your event is late July or August custom artwork is still a possibility.

We encourage players to keep adding events to the calendar, as there are plenty more chances to host over the next 8 weeks! There are 4 available packages for hosts to choose from, along with a unique host badge for each package!

There will also be an Attendee Badge to earn, as well as plenty of extras to scoop up during the celebrations!

Magic 8 Attendee – attend one of the 8zees birthday bash celebrations to earn this badge!

With birthday events kicking off this weekend, we can’t wait to see how players celebrate the 8zee’s! Remember the event host will choose a winner at each event based on best 80s attire. In order to earn the special badge for winning this costume contest, the event host must send the player name and photo taken at the event of the winning look to Louise. Unfortunately we will not be able to award any Best Dressed badges without those two pieces of information, so be sure to get them in!

Best Dressed 8zees badge- start planning your 80s outfits now for the chance to win!

Although Best Dressed winners will be chosen by event hosts, we want to see ALL OF YOU in your retro 80s attire! So share images to social media of your coolest throwback threads and be sure to use #8zees and tag us on Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter!

Two more great bits of news for event hosts! In the next few days you will notice new tools available for you to control your events more through the calendar admin section. You will be able to slightly tweak the coordinates for your pink pin, set cohosts, AND control your go live time. All of this is to allow event hosts the ability to adjust final details as needed. You will also be able to archive your event when it is over.

Also we are preparing to move your event communications to a new email address. Louise will be moving over the next few days to work from events@munzee.com — Current hosts will hear from her with details on events and future hosts will begin their communications at the new address. Thanks for your patience while we move her systems!

Munzee on!

Remember that the Official Birthday Bash will be held with the California team this year in Tustin, CA! There’s still plenty of time to RSVP and join the California Team, Matt, Dylan, and Emma in the Golden State!

**You must login on the calendar page to indicate you are going to an event now**

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May 21, 2019

Turn Back Time With Munzee Birthday Events!

The theme for our EIGHTH birthday event packages is the 8zee’s (80’s) so we’re looking to have a rockin’ retro time this summer!

As a reminder we will be hosting our Official Birthday Bash with the California team this year!
Tustin, CA: July 20, 2019- RSVP!

Get your events on the calendar (https://calendar.munzee.com/submit) and choose from one of the following packages. There are 4 available, each with a unique host badge! 

  • The 8-Sided Dice Dungeon Master – Basic event and no proximity restrictions – $30
  • The 8-Bit Gamer – The Dungeon Master plus 20 virtuals – $50
  • The 8-Track Rocker – The Gamer plus badge and icon – $150
  • The Super8 Filmmaker – The Rocker plus Eventzee – $200

Magic 8 Ball Add-on – If you would like your guests to receive a free emerald garden pin, this can be added onto any Birthday package. – $25

In celebration of all the GR8 times we’ve had, we’re extending this year’s event packages to run a total of eight weeks as well. Birthday events can begin starting June 14th and running all the way to August 11th!

There is a badge to be won at each event for the most retro 80s themed clothing, too. So dust off your leg warmers and ra-ra skirts, crimp your hair, polish your pixie boots, and above all else shine bright in something neon! If none of that made sense, that’s ok! Dress how you did in 1985! The event host will choose the winner, and you’ll also be featured on the blog. How rad is that?!

As always, there will be an Attendee Badge and plenty of extras! Get your events on the calendar, package requests in, and artwork suggestions in ASAP, especially if you’re hoping for merchandise, too. As our artists’ schedule starts to fill up, we will move to generic art options to avoid missing out on special event badges.

We look forward to having a blast from the past with you! Munzee On!


P.S. In celebration of the 8zee’s birthday announcement, we’ve also put our 80’s Blast From The Past personal tags back on sale for the next 24 hours! Remember with each purchase you get a FREE Blast Capture as well, but you have to add that to your cart. All of these details are below. The 80s tags will be available until May 22 at 15:00 MHQ time. You can buy them HERE! 

Don’t forget to add your FREE Blast Capture to the cart with the Blast From The Past -80s personal tag purchase. In order to get the FREE Blast Cap, you’ll need to add both the Blast From The Past – 80s Personal Tag and a Blast Capture to your cart. No discount code is needed, but the discount will NOT be automatically added until both items are added to the cart. If you plan on buying more than one Blast From The Past tag and want more free Blast Caps, you will need add more to your cart for each tag purchase. Please note that this promo is only applicable to the Blast From The Past -80s Personal tag.

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February 27, 2019

April Events Update! Act Fast

The April Events announcement went out a couple of weeks ago, and we have been delighted with the response.

The calendar is filling fast, and so is Trish’s diary! There are still slots available for custom badges and icons but not for much longer. Please get orders and art requests in ASAP, and we will be moving to generic artwork requests only in the next week or so when Trish has run out of slots for custom work!

Munzee On!

— Louise
Worldwide Events Manager

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February 11, 2019

These April Events Are No Joke!

Are you ready to have some fun with Munzee Events this April? We are excited to announce we are offering special packages for the whole of the month of April!

Please get your events on the calendar and let me know which package you’d like. Each one has a unique host badge:

  • The Fool – Basic event and no proximity restrictions – $30
  • The Joker – The Fool plus 20 virtuals – $50
  • The Jester – The Joker plus badge and icon – $150
  • The Clown –  The Jester plus Eventzee – $200

For $20 extra you can add a little more fun to your event, too. We will code a special munzee in your event account with an extra April Fool’s Badge, and when capped it will give points ranging from 50 all the way down to a possible -5! Each player will also get a prize wheel credit, so not all is lost!

All attendees will receive the following Attendee Badge:

April Attendee Badge

So get those events on the calendar, orders in, and artwork requests to me nice and early please. As Trish’s diary fills up, we will have to move to generic artwork.

If you’ve never hosted a Munzee event before, don’t worry! I will guide you through the whole process, and I look forward to working with you. If you’ve hosted before, I look forward to working with you again!

You’d be a fool to miss out on this one!

Munzee On!

— Louise
Worldwide Events Manager

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August 23, 2018

300 Attendee Event Badge!

I’m delighted to let you all know that a Munzee event hosted by rubik80 and spysmurf in Australia last week hit over 300 attendees! All attendees are being awarded this brand new badge:

There is also a new host badge for hosts hitting over 300 attendees.

Don’t forget there are also host badges for every 5 times you host. My current champion on that is Primdahl who has hosted over 50 times!

Munzee On!

Louise x

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April 26, 2018

Go Green Events Wrap Up!

Well what a wonderful few weeks the Go Green Events were! Thank you all for your support of them, there were 81 events around the world and we saw lots of wonderful green initiatives and outfits. Check out the gallery of all the Go Green Winners here.

I am currently working on the theme and packages for the birthday events for you all to help us celebrate our 7th Birthday this summer! The packages will be available for the whole of July so feel free to start submitting your events on the calendar.

Details of the packages will be available in due course, along with some other really exciting news!

There are also some new badges coming for those of you who’ve already hit the 100 events attended badge and don’t think that’s high enough!

Stay tuned and Munzee On!

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March 21, 2018

Go Green Competition Winners!

Our Go Green events are in full swing, and they’ve been great so far! Along with the events, hosts are choosing winners for the Go Green Competition. Below is a gallery of the winners so far. As more come in, we’ll update this gallery. Thanks to all the great hosts and players attending Go Green events! Munzee on!

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February 28, 2018

Go Green Munzee Events Update

Thank you for your support so far with the Go Green Munzee Events! Excited to see so many events on the calendar and I’ve been super busy responding to all your emails, creating event accounts and Trish has been drawing lots and lots of badges and icons for you all!

Trish’s diary is now full until early April. Only generic art requests moving forward for Go Green Events in March and the first week of April. I will have examples of the generic options early next week.

Here is a preview of the 4 badges available for hosts:

Attendees, I hope you’re getting your green clothes ready for the competition, you will be receiving this badge just for attending:

Go Green and Munzee On!
— Louise x

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February 5, 2018

Go Green Munzee Events!

The time has come to reveal the plans for the next lot of Munzee Event Packages! We are inviting you to host Go Green Munzee Events all over the world. Would only be right to kick off these events with the King of Green, St Patrick himself, on Saturday 17th March and run them all the way through Easter and on to Earth Day on Sunday 22nd April.

We would love to see Munzee events encouraging green initiatives such as getting outside, picking up litter and wearing green. In fact, there will be a badge for the winner of the Go Green Competition at each Munzee event during this period. The host needs to send a photo and the player name to me after the event of the attendee that wears the most green clothing.

The packages for these Go Green Events are as follows:
The Seeds Package – Basic event + no proximity = $30
The Sapling Package
– The Seeds Package + 5 Mystery virtuals = $35
The Tree Package
– The Sapling Package + Badge & Icon = $135
The Forest Package
– The Tree Package + Eventzee = $185

Add an Emerald for attendees to any Go Green event for $20

First step is to get your events on the calendar here and let me know your order once your event has been published.

I look forward to working with you and seeing you all Go Green!

Thank you and Munzee On!

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