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BB10 Certification: 10 PEP Badge Bits

To apply, please show you have earned 10 PEP Badge Bits.
:: At least 10 :: Any PEP Badge BB, Any Level :: Oddball, 1 Full Point Equivalent To 1 BB ::

"Luck's got nothing to do with it!"

For clarity, one need not pursue BB10 Certification on their way to PEP1 Certification.
Confused? Start Here: https://permies.com/wiki/skip-pep-bb
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pollinator
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i think I've completed my BBs for BB10!

Gardening
Sand
Chop and drop https://permies.com/p/1131823

Commerce
Sand
develop a possible residual income stream that brings in at least $5 per year https://permies.com/p/1132325
sell "goods" (something you made, grew, or foraged) for a total of at least $20 https://permies.com/p/1132322
perform some sort of labor over the internet and get paid at least $100 https://permies.com/p/1132331

Community
Sand
Community market https://permies.com/p/1131529
Make a map https://permies.com/p/1132397

Greywater and Willow Feeders
Sand
Give urine to growies https://permies.com/p/1132336

Nest
Sand
Clean interior of a freezer https://permies.com/p/1132483
Set up a system for wood ashes https://permies.com/p/1132886
Set up cloth napkin system https://permies.com/p/1132882

Staff note (Ashley Cottonwood) :

Congratulations! BB10 for you!

 
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Yay
 
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I can have my BB10 now!

Here's a list of BBs I did (I did some more, soon I'll have BB20).  
My BBs:
Textiles:
1. https://permies.com/wiki/10/105492/pep-textiles/PEP-BB-textile-sand-patch#1008986 (patch)
2. https://permies.com/wiki/20/101122/pep-textiles/PEP-BB-textile-sand-hotpad#1024299  (knitted hot pad)
3. 1 https://permies.com/wiki/20/105490/pep-textiles/PEP-BB-textile-sand-darn#1017444 (darn 1, a hole in a blanket)
3.2  https://permies.com/wiki/30/105490/pep-textiles/PEP-BB-textile-sand-darn#1067615 (darn 2, a hole in a sock)
4. https://permies.com/wiki/10/105756/pep-textiles/PEP-BB-textile-sand-basket#1073024 (woven basket)
5. https://permies.com/wiki/10/102584/pep-textiles/PEP-BB-textile-sand-pillow#1136294 (pillow)

Food preparation & preservation:
6. https://permies.com/wiki/105983/pep-food-prep-preservation/PEP-BB-Food-sand-salt#1020972 (fermention in salt brine)
7. https://permies.com/wiki/20/105912/pep-food-prep-preservation/Cook-Stir-Fry-PEP-BB#1134014 (stir fry)  


Nest
8. https://permies.com/wiki/pep-bb-nest-sand-sweepfloor#1136282 (sweeping a floor )
9. https://permies.com/wiki/108730/pep-nest/PEP-BB-nest-sand-dishes#1135695 (washing dishes 1)
10. https://permies.com/wiki/pep-bb-nest-sand-rag-clothes#1135698 (make rags)
11. https://permies.com/wiki/pep-bb-nest-sand-rag#1136291 (rag system)  
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Yay, congratulations on achieving BB10!

 
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This is really fun, thanks for putting it all together.

So, I have earned ten bits.

1) Lash something 10' to a vehicle without dying

2) Sweep the Leg

3) Spring Cleaning

4) Make a firestarter from an oily dish

5) Make tea from plants you found laying around

6) Pee on a Plant

7) First Aid for your First Aid Kit

8) Wash Dishes by hand, then wash your hand

9) Make an egg slide around in a cast iron skillet

10) Stir Fry!

Staff note (Ash Jackson) :

I'm happy (and humored) to grant this BB10 badge! Congratulations!

 
pollinator
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Here is my submission for BB10.

1. Develop a possible residual income stream https://permies.com/p/1145799
2. Sell "goods" (something you made, grew, or foraged) https://permies.com/forums/posts/preList/115132/1150443#1150443
3. Move, charge and replace a lead acid battery https://permies.com/wiki/112694/pep-electricity/PEP-BB-electricity-sand-charge#1152700
4. Replace Flood Light with Motion Detector Flood Lamp https://permies.com/wiki/110819/pep-electricity/PEP-BB-electricity-sand-tiny#1160609
5. Sand, Prime, and Paint Rusty Equipment https://permies.com/wiki/110160/pep-homesteading/PEP-BB-homesteading-sand-big#1153443
6. Fry an egg on a cast iron skillet https://permies.com/wiki/30/103204/pep-food-prep-preservation/Fry-egg-cast-iron-skillet#1156252
7. Cook Grain on a Stove Top https://permies.com/p/1155244
8. Bake a pizza https://permies.com/p/1151079
9. Reuse Water From a Shower https://permies.com/wiki/113674/pep-greywater-willow-feeders/Reuse-Water-Shower-PEP-BB#1152479
10. Give Urine to Growies https://permies.com/wiki/113116/pep-greywater-willow-feeders/Give-Urine-Growies-PEP-BB#1150958

EDIT: apparently HTML ordered lists & the url tag don't go together. The 'preview' results aren't what ends on after 'submit'.
Staff note (Ash Jackson) :

Congrats on BB10! You're halfway to twenty!

 
pollinator
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I believe I qualify for BB10!

BBs listed here.
Staff note (Ash Jackson) :

Congratulations on BB10! I hear there's some Sepp Holzer Grain still available at BB20!

 
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I do believe after today's BBs that I should now qualify for BB10 certification.  Here is my list:

1. Built a kindling cracker  (If you've got a RMH, and you should have one, this is a "must have" tool in my opinion.)
2. Developed a residual income stream.  (Would you like a Huang Raising Hammer?)
3. Sold goods I've made. (Can I interest you in some art?)
4. Cooked some grains in an instapot.  (It was tasty as a Spanish rice dish.)
5. Powered up the chainsaw to cut down a dead tree.  (Lots more standing firewood to cut thanks to the emerald ash borer!)
6. Got a good arm workout sawing down another dead tree.  (We tend to forget that the crosscut saw was a marvel of technology at one time.  Sure beats gnawing down a tree with your teeth!)
7. Put together a small 12 volt DC solar system. (Specially designed for camping.  Ok, it's really for car camping.  I wouldn't want to carry the battery or solar panel in a back pack!)
8. Raised a small copper bowl. (This is what I've been doing for my day job!  So it was an easy, if time consuming, one for me.)
9. Made some copper tongs.  (I don't know why most metalsmiths purchase flimsy, cheap copper tongs when it's so easy to make superior ones with basic metalsmithing skills.)
10. Was an electricity oddball, replacing my home system solar battery bank.  (Ouch, but this was an expensive BB to do!  Hopefully I can make this new battery bank last 10+ years.)
Staff note (Ash Jackson) :

Congratulations on BB10! You've done some amazing work already!

 
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Here are my 10 for certification! Gaining some momentum

1. Sweep a floor
2. Clean the interior of a car
3. Manually clean an oven
4. Wipe down 3 windows with condensation
5. Oil wooden kitchen utensils
6. Crochet a dishcloth
7. Sew a pillow
8. Fry an egg
9. Salt brine ferment/pickle something
10. Water bath canning
Staff note (Ash Jackson) :

BB10 Granted! Congratulations!

 
pollinator
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Approved BB submission
1.Wash a laundry load by hand
https://permies.com/p/1176702

2. Wash dishes by hand
https://permies.com/p/1177432

3. Clean bathroom
https://permies.com/p/1176270

4. Clean Kitchen
https://permies.com/p/1176186

5. Clean an oily dish without soap
https://permies.com/p/1177495

6. Set up a rag system
https://permies.com/p/1174522

7. Oil wooden utensils
https://permies.com/p/1174533

8. Clean 4 windows inside and out
https://permies.com/p/1176676

9. Clean fridge interior
https://permies.com/p/1177112

10. Cook Soup
https://permies.com/p/1177543
Staff note (gir bot) :

Leigh Tate approved this submission.
Note: Congratulations! You've earned your BB10!

 
master steward
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Approved BB submission
1.) PEP Community - Map
https://permies.com/wiki/10/101705/pep-community/PEP-BB-community-sand-map#1178008

2.) PEP Natural Meds - Journal
https://permies.com/wiki/40/108702/pep-natural-medicine/natural-medicine-reference-journal-PEP#1171973

3.) PEP Animals - Toad
https://permies.com/wiki/108200/pep-animal-care/PEP-BB-animal-sand-toad#1171936

4.) PEP Garden - Chop and Drop
https://permies.com/wiki/20/98575/Chop-Drop-PEP-BB-gardening#1120297

5.) PEP Garden - Ruth Stout
https://permies.com/wiki/30/98577/Ruth-Stout-style-composting-spots#1120291



PEP Animal Care - Clean Out 4 Chicken Nest Boxes
6.) https://permies.com/wiki/5/108540/pep-animal-care/Clean-Chicken-Nest-Boxes-PEP#1181082

PEP Commerce - Perform Internet Labour
7.) https://permies.com/wiki/118748/pep-commerce/Perform-sort-labor-internet-paid#1180777

PEP Homesteading - Smoke Detector
8.) https://permies.com/wiki/108853/pep-homesteading/PEP-BB-homesteading-sand-smoke#1180648

PEP Homesteading - Lashing something 10'
9.) https://permies.com/wiki/109659/pep-homesteading/PEP-BB-homesteading-sand-lash#1180675

PEP Community - Teach a Workshop
10.) https://permies.com/wiki/101825/pep-community/Teach-workshop-PEP-BB-community#1177986


Staff note (Ashley Cottonwood) :

Hey Justyn - Looks like your #10 (Teach a workshop) needs an additional photo before it can be certified. I also just certified you "Lash something 10".

 
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Approved BB submission
I would like to apply for BB10 certification and the following Air Badges.

Food Prep
Cook Grain on a Stove Top - PEP BB food.sand.grain.stove
Fry an egg on a cast iron skillet - PEP BB food.sand.egg

Homesteading
Check Septic Tank Status - PEP BB homesteading.sand.little.septic
Drive a Truck and Trailer in Reverse - PEP BB homesteading.sand.reverse

Earthworks
Three Scoops with an Excavator - PEP BB earthworks.sand.threescoops

Foraging
Cup of tea - PEP BB foraging.sand.tea

Animal Care
Make a Brush Pile - PEP BB animal.sand.pile
Clean a Shelter - PEP BB animal.sand.cleanshelter

Gardening
Seed saving - PEP BB gardening.straw.seedsaving

Greywater and Willow Feeders
Give Urine to Growies - PEP BB greywillow.sand.urine
Staff note (gir bot) :

Jordan Holland approved this submission.

 
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Approved BB submission
BB10 - check it out: https://permies.com/t/152306/Bryan-PEP-Journey#1191945
Staff note (gir bot) :

R Parian approved this submission.
Note: Congratulations on achieving BB10!

 
pollinator
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Approved BB submission
I've reached BB10 (technically BB11)!

1. Develop a residual income stream (commerce)
2. Do labor over the internet and get paid (commerce)
3. Create a natural medicine journal (natural medicine)
4. Do laundry by hand (nest)
5. Sweep a floor (nest)
6. Set up a cloth napkin system (nest)
7. Run a self-cleaning oven (nest)
8. Mend a hole - quick darning (textiles)
9. Sew a patch (textiles)
10. Hem trousers (textiles)
11. Fix hole or stitching on a leater bag (textiles)

Staff note (gir bot) :

R Parian approved this submission.
Note: Congratulations on earning BB10!

 
Jay Girardot
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Is there something I have to do to get the BB10 badge to show up? I'm not seeing it anywhere.
 
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I've had that happen to me and I think a staff member will need to fix it.  You can hit the Report button on your post to bring it to the attention of the staff.
 
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Hmm, that's weird, maybe the automatic granting system isn't working.  I just went behind the scenes and hit a button to force it to happen.  
 
pollinator
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Approved BB submission
I'm here for my BB10 thingy, check out these tasty badge bits:
1. 3 Scoops with an Excavator
2. $5/Year Residual Income Stream
3. AC Outlet
4. Salt Brine Ferment
5. Cook a Grain
6. Cook a Stir Fry
7. Cook a Soup
8. Make 2 Different Dairy Products
9. Make a Box
10.Sharpen a Knife
Staff note (gir bot) :

Mike Haasl approved this submission.

 
pollinator
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Approved BB submission
I hadn't counted until today, but I've passed ten.

1 gardening - chop and drop
2 textile - mend a hole in gloves
3 textile - quick darning
4 roundwood - shaving horse
5 roundwood - club style mallet
6 roundwood - 2 coat hooks from branch crotch
7 roundwood - carving spoon
8 homesteading - clean gutters
9 community - brand a location
10 dimensional wood - simple open toolbox
11 dimensional wood - make a sign
Staff note (gir bot) :

Mike Haasl approved this submission.

 
Kyle Knight
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My BB10 thingy hasn't started appearing in my posts yet.
Staff note (Mike Haasl) :

Sorry, it's now been added

 
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Approved BB submission
I've got more than ten! Man this stuff is addicting.

[greywater and willow feeders - sand badge] Give Urine to Growies
[greywater and willow feeders - sand badge] Reuse Water From a Shower
[greywater and willow feeders - sand badge] Use Water From a Dishpan to Flush a Toilet or Water Something

[textiles - straw badge] Make a button jar

[textiles - sand badge] Quick darning
[textiles - sand badge] Sew a patch
[textiles - sand badge] knit or crochet a hotpad

[nest - sand badge] Oil Wooden Kitchen Utensils
[nest - sand badge] Wash Dishes by Hand

[Food Prep and Preservation - sand badge] Fry an egg on a cast iron skillet
[Food Prep and Preservation - sand badge] Make two loaves of bread

Staff note (Mike Barkley) :

This will likely get a much faster response if the specific BB links are included rather than just the names.

Staff note (gir bot) :

Mike Barkley approved this submission.
Note: Enjoy your shiny new BB10 badge!

 
Shaun Hill
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How do I get the BB10 to show up in my signature? :)
Staff note (Mike Haasl) :

Fixed. There are still some glitches in the program...

 
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Approved BB submission
I now have earned 10+ Badge Bits!

1. Natural Medicine Journal
2. Sweep the Floor
3. Grease Hinges
4. Make Rags
5. Oil Wooden Utensils
6. Clean the Kitchen
7. Develop a Residual Income Stream
8. Perform Labor Over the Internet
9. Repair a Toilet Seat
10. Decalcify a Shower Head
Bonus: Simple Bird House
Awaiting Approval: Decalcify a Faucet Aerator

I have a couple other BB's I need to resubmit, then hopefully BB20 and maybe a couple sand badges won't be far behind! I have really been enjoying the PEP process so far. It's been fun learning some new skills, and testing some old ones.


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Mike Haasl approved this submission.

 
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Here's my list for the BB10!
1. carving spoon from hand tools
2. Document electrical usage of 12 devices with a Kill-A-Watt
3. Set up a system for collecting burnables
4. Do Laundry By Hand
5. Wash Dishes by Hand
6. Clean an Oily Dish Without Soap
7. Replace Water Heater Anode
8. Flush a Water Heater
9. Repair Flat on Front Wheel of Bicycle
10. Sharpen a knife
Staff note (gir bot) :

Mike Haasl approved this submission.
Note: Congratulations!

 
pollinator
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Approved BB submission
I think I've made it to 10 unique BBs (I wasn't sure if I could count duplicates - but I haven't!). I've got a few more on pending so I might zoom past soon.


Roundwood - Sand Badge
1. Green wood stool with dry wood legs
2. 2 coat hooks from a small branch crotch

Foraging - Sand Badge
3. Cup of tea
4. Prepare a dish
5. Dry harvest list

Textiles - Sand Badge
6. Woven Basket
7. Quick Darning

Commerce - Sand Badge
8. Sell "goods" (something you made, grew, or foraged)
9. Perform some sort of labor over the internet and get paid

Tool Care - Sand Badge
10. Sharpen a Hatchet
Staff note (gir bot) :

Mike Haasl approved this submission.
Note: Congratulations!

 
Luke Mitchell
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I don't seem to have this as a "flair" in my signature yet. Is that something that will happen automatically or am I missing something? Thanks for approving anyway
Staff note (Mike Barkley) :

Looks like girbot fell asleep on the job. I pushed the magic button for you. Congrats on BB10!

 
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the permaculture bootcamp in winter (plus half-assed holidays)
https://permies.com/t/149839/permaculture-projects/permaculture-bootcamp-winter-assed-holidays
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