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Unfrigginbelievable - 117 Consecutive Weeklys Complete

Posted: Mon Jun 20, 2011 4:42 am
by Icebird
Unfrigginbelievable: Kill 40 Opponents Complete 40 Weekly Challenges In A Row Without Dying

http://www.bungie.net/Stats/Reach/Challenges.aspx?player=HWM%20ICEBIRD

For real... 40 weekly challenges completed in a row. That's all of them (40/40, ALL, Never Failed...) since Reach released in September. Some were fun, some were really fun, some were easy, some were hard, a couple were ridonkulously hard, others were so repetative I wanted to beat my head against a wall. The last 2 weeks' challenges made me hate Halo.

I was going for 52 in a row, a year... but I don't know if I'll keep it up. With Bungie giving all their goodies away, (star nameplate, blue flames, etc.) I don't know if there's any reason to keep this up. This week's is easy, (finally!) so we'll see what happens from here. This goal is exhausting.

I have 30+ movies and an entire season of a show I wanted to watch sitting on my DVR. I have a big stack o' games & movies people have loaned me that I haven't touched. I really should be using the gym membership I paid for... maybe it's time for a break.

Re: Unfrigginbelievable

Posted: Mon Jun 20, 2011 8:47 am
by DOM
Thats dedication holmes... great job!!!

Re: Unfrigginbelievable

Posted: Mon Jun 20, 2011 9:03 am
by Haut
i has like 6, all of them by accident hehe.

that's a serious achievement bird especially considering you work hours.
::thumbs::

Re: Unfrigginbelievable

Posted: Mon Jun 20, 2011 10:36 am
by Torque
yea thats nuts man way to go think i have done maybe 10 maybe, but I dont care about the challenges

Re: Unfrigginbelievable

Posted: Mon Jun 20, 2011 10:49 am
by Deaf Smith
Oo, 150/150 games the past week! I managed to only break 75/150.

Re: Unfrigginbelievable

Posted: Mon Jun 20, 2011 12:28 pm
by Icebird
Deaf Smith wrote:
Oo, 150/150 games the past week! I managed to only break 75/150.

I raged when I saw what last week's challenge was. Had to play Grifball for the quick games. Finished it with about 90 minutes to spare.

Part of my motivation for completing so much is that I have kind of a completionist attitude... I have to have every achievement, games beat on every skill level, finish extra challenges, etc. For me to stop I will have to intentionally decide to stop.

I should also mention that the reason some of these challenges were really fun was the people I gamed with. I also had some help from a few people on the harder challenges when I needed it. So Thanks PirateSolo, Brick, Wheels, IX Spartan 458 & everyone else for the help. (Pirate, Finishing Pillar of Autumn LASO 2 players on our "scouting run" was a highlight ::thumbs:: )

I'm going to try to finish this week's challenge tonight/tomorrow so I can play another game the rest of the week. (Pirate will likely catch me on the daily challenges within the next 2 weeks or so, because I don't care! ::thumbs:: ) I wish there was a way to see how many other people had all 40 weeklys.

Re: Unfrigginbelievable

Posted: Mon Jun 20, 2011 4:30 pm
by Mallets
Congrats man but I know how you feel. After the hog off two years ago getting Armchair first and myself fourth I literally hated driving the hog it had lost all fun so by all means take a break, you've earned it.

Re: Unfrigginbelievable

Posted: Fri Jun 24, 2011 10:57 am
by pure fire x2
Thats mad dedication.. some of them i just couldn't do for some reason or another but mostly because some of them are outrageous.

But nicely done and congrats.

Re: Unfrigginbelievable

Posted: Fri Jun 24, 2011 11:17 am
by Mantis
Wow that's crazy man, I could never bother to do all the Firefight or LASO challenges.

Re: Unfrigginbelievable

Posted: Fri Jun 24, 2011 11:26 am
by PirateSolo
Your not going to give up on the weeklies. I know you better than that. As long as they don't throw in LASOs Solo and even if they do I am sure you could figure in a way to complete those too. as the dailys stand I am one day away and I will catch you. I figured a way to get the Flat Tires in 40 minutes. Its called doubles arcade fight on Holdout. Take the sniper from the start. Pick up what ever weapon you need from the enemies dead carcuses. Last night I averaged a high of 6 banshees a game, 120+ kills with a needler, and 10 + assists per game. My daughter is being a real sport this summer. (cheers to those of you who have'nt kicked her from your parties once you realised its not me)

My goal is to have everything ONYX by Halo CE.

Re: Unfrigginbelievable

Posted: Fri Jun 24, 2011 10:36 pm
by Icebird
PirateSolo wrote:
Your not going to give up on the weeklies. I know you better than that.


I might not have a choice. I'm on vacation the week of the 4th, I'll be getting home late on the 6th. So if it's a challenge that requires several days of effort I might not be able to pull it off.

Re: Unfrigginbelievable

Posted: Mon Sep 05, 2011 4:27 am
by Icebird
Icebird wrote:
(Pirate, Finishing Pillar of Autumn LASO 2 players on our "scouting run" was a highlight ::thumbs:: )


Week 52: The Pillar of Autumn: LASO - Complete The Pillar of Autumn, Legendary, All Skulls On (LASO) 17,777 cR

Hey Pirate, how 'bout another scouting run? ::flex::

51 down, 1 to go!

Re: Unfrigginbelievable

Posted: Mon Sep 05, 2011 7:14 am
by PirateSolo
Was'nt that a 2.5 hour scouting run. I think that was easier because with too many people it seemed hard keeping everyone alive.

Re: Unfrigginbelievable - 52 Consecutive Weeklys Complete

Posted: Tue Sep 06, 2011 4:51 am
by Icebird
Icebird wrote:
Unfrigginbelievable: Kill 40 Opponents Complete 40 Weekly Challenges In A Row Without Dying

http://www.bungie.net/Stats/Reach/Challenges.aspx?player=HWM%20ICEBIRD

For real... 40 weekly challenges completed in a row. That's all of them (40/40, ALL, Never Failed...) since Reach released in September. Some were fun, some were really fun, some were easy, some were hard, a couple were ridonkulously hard, others were so repetative I wanted to beat my head against a wall. The last 2 weeks' challenges made me hate Halo.

I was going for 52 in a row, a year... but I don't know if I'll keep it up. With Bungie giving all their goodies away, (star nameplate, blue flames, etc.) I don't know if there's any reason to keep this up. This week's is easy, (finally!) so we'll see what happens from here. This goal is exhausting.

I have 30+ movies and an entire season of a show I wanted to watch sitting on my DVR. I have a big stack o' games & movies people have loaned me that I haven't touched. I really should be using the gym membership I paid for... maybe it's time for a break.



I just finished #52 of 52 consecutive weekly challenges in Reach. Thanks again to Pirate, Wheels, Brick, and everyone else who has helped out along the way. It's taken a lot of time and a healthy portion of luck to finish my self imposed challenge.

I don't know if I'll keep going or not... I'm kind of considering going for 77 but for now I'll just take it one week at a time.

Anyway... time for some Black Ops! ::lol::

Re: Unfrigginbelievable - 52 Consecutive Weeklys Complete

Posted: Tue Sep 06, 2011 5:28 am
by Icebird
I decided to compile this list for a bit of perspective on how much it took for me to do this... here it is.

Weeks 1-26: September 14, 2010 - March 13, 2011
Spoiler: show
Week 1: This is How We Do It - Complete 9 Campaign missions on Heroic. 5000 cR
Week 2: That's Dedication, Holmes - Complete 30 games in multiplayer Matchmaking this week. 1500 cR
Week 3: Legendary Friends - Complete any Campaign mission on Legendary in co-op mode. 2500 cR
Week 4: Like a Record, Baby - Complete 50 Rounds in Firefight Matchmaking. 3000 cR
Week 5: Your Daily Dose - Complete all of the Daily Challenges for a given day. 2000 cR
Week 6: Like Mike - Finish a multiplayer matchmaking game with at least 30 kills. 2000 cR
Week 7: All in a Week's Work - Kill 1000 enemies in multiplayer Matchmaking this week. 4000 cR
Week 8: Multiplicative - Earn 45 Multikills in multiplayer Matchmaking this week. 2000 cR
Week 9: Crackshot - Kill 70 enemies with sniper rifle headshots in Nightfall on Heroic. 3000 cR
Week 10: Clear Eyes, Full Hearts - Win 50 games in multiplayer Matchmaking this week. 5000 cR
Week 11: Dedication/Time - Complete 16 Daily Challenges this week. 16000 cR
Week 12: All in a Week's Work - Kill 1000 enemies in multiplayer Matchmaking this week. 7777 cR
Week 13: Not in the Face - Complete any Campaign mission on Heroic in 30 minutes with Black Eye on 4000 cR
Week 14: Multiplicative - Earn 200 Multikills in multiplayer Matchmaking this week. 5000 cR
Week 15: Ride the Wave - Complete 100 Waves in Firefight Matchmaking. 4000 cR
Week 16: This Is How We Do It - Complete 9 Campaign missions on Heroic. 10000 cR
Week 17: Dedication/Time - Complete 16 Daily Challenges this week. 16000 cR
Week 18: Legendary Friends - Complete any Campaign mission on Legendary in co-op mode. 2500 cR
Week 19: Multiplicative - Earn 200 Multikills in multiplayer Matchmaking this week. 7000 cR
Week 20: Winter Contingency: LASO - Complete Winter Contingency, Legendary, All Skulls On (LASO). 12500 cR
Week 21: That's Dedication, Holmes - Complete 77 games in multiplayer Matchmaking this week. 11000 cR
Week 22: Camp Froman, Indeed - Earn 500 kills with Precision weapons in multiplayer Matchmaking. 11000 cR
Week 23: Ride the Wave - Complete 200 Waves in Firefight Matchmaking. 15000 cR
Week 24: ONI: LASO - Complete ONI, Legendary, All Skulls On (LASO). 11000 cR
Week 25: All in a Week's Work - Kill 1500 enemies in multiplayer Matchmaking this week. 17500 cR
Week 26: Nightfall: LASO - Complete Nightfall, Legendary, All Skulls On (LASO). 12000 cR


Weeks 27-52: March 14, 2011 - September 11, 2011
Spoiler: show
Week 27: Clear Eyes, Full Hearts - Win 50 games in multiplayer Matchmaking this week. 7777 cR
Week 28: Tip of the Spear: LASO - Complete Tip of the Spear, Legendary, All Skulls On (LASO). 13000 cR
Week 29: Dedication/Time - Complete 24 Daily Challenges this week. 18000 cR
Week 30: Long Night of Solace: LASO - Complete Long Night of Solace, Legendary, All Skulls On (LASO). 14000 cR
Week 31: Not Lough, High - Earn a score of 80,000 in any mission in the Reach Campaign. 7777 cR
Week 32: Exodus: LASO - Complete Exodus, Legendary, All Skulls On (LASO). 15000 cR
Week 33: Endure: The Return - Complete four sets on any Firefight map in co-op play on Heroic or harder. 10000 cR
Week 34: Alexandria: LASO - Complete Alexandria, Legendary, All Skulls On (LASO). 16000 cR
Week 35: Best Served Cold - Take your Revenge on 77 enemies in multiplayer Matchmaking. 7777 cR
Week 36: The Package: LASO - Complete The Package, Legendary, All Skulls On (LASO). 17000 cR
Week 37: Not in the Face - Complete any Campaign mission on Heroic in 15 minutes with Black Eye on. 9000 cR
Week 38: The Pillar of Autumn: LASO - Complete The Pillar of Autumn, Legendary, All Skulls On (LASO). 17777 cR
Week 39: All in a Week's Work - Kill 1000 enemies in multiplayer Matchmaking this week. 15000 cR
Week 40: That's Dedication, Holmes - Complete 150 games in multiplayer Matchmaking this week. 10000 cR
Week 41: Ride the Wave - Complete 150 Waves in Firefight Matchmaking. 12000 cR
Week 42: Fleet Feet - Complete any Campaign mission on Legendary in 12 minutes or less. 10000 cR
Week 43: Your Daily Dose - Complete all of the Daily Challenges for a given day. 7777 cR
Week 44: Exodus: LASO - Complete Exodus, Legendary, All Skulls On (LASO). 15000 cR
Week 45: Like a Record, Baby - Complete 75 Rounds in Firefight Matchmaking. 8000 cR
Week 46: This Is How We Do It - Complete 9 Campaign missions on Heroic. 10000 cR
Week 47: Clear Eyes, Full Hearts - Win 50 games in multiplayer Matchmaking this week. 7777 cR August 1-7, 2011
Week 48: Ride the Wave - Complete 150 Waves in Firefight Matchmaking. 12000 cR
Week 49: Ride the Wave - Complete 150 Waves in Firefight Matchmaking. 12000 cR
Week 50: Best Served Cold - Take your Revenge on 77 enemies in multiplayer Matchmaking. 7777 cR
Week 51: Co-op Dash - Clear any Campaign mission on Heroic, in co-op, in 9 minutes or less. 30343 cR
Week 52: The Pillar of Autumn: LASO - Complete The Pillar of Autumn, Legendary, All Skulls On (LASO). 17777 cR


Looking back on this... I think I want to vomit. ::side::