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BB20 Certification: 20 PEP Badge Bits

To apply, please show you have earned 20 PEP Badge Bits.
:: At least 20 :: Any PEP Badge BB, Any Level :: Oddball, 1 Full Point Equivalent To 1 BB ::

Earners of BB20 Certification are currently entitled to a packet of Sepp Holzer grain to be mailed within the U.S.  If you wish for a packet of 42 grains to be mailed to you, please post saying so to this thread and a staff member will contact you to coordinate details. This is not a forever thing.

Sometimes, PEP events will only be open to people who have earned a minimum number of PEP BB's. One of the numbers I've seen thrown around is BB20.
Current BB20 Event at Wheaton Labs: https://wheaton-labs.com/bb20/

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Hello!  Here's my completion list.  Do I get the spiffy new badge?

1. https://permies.com/wiki/115130/pep-commerce/PEP-BB-Commerce-sand-Residual#1023499
2. https://permies.com/wiki/124801/pep-dimensional-woodworking/PEP-BB-dimensional-sand-siding#1012826
3. https://permies.com/wiki/126296/pep-dimensional-woodworking/PEP-BB-dimensional-straw-deck#1011685
4. https://permies.com/wiki/111859/pep-foraging/PEP-BB-foraging-sand-fresh#936251
5. https://permies.com/wiki/40/99344/pep-woodworking/PEP-BB-roundwood-sand-spoon#933817
6. https://permies.com/wiki/111860/pep-foraging/PEP-BB-foraging-sand-dry#932840
7. https://permies.com/wiki/105983/pep-food-prep-preservation/PEP-BB-Food-sand-salt#932834
8. https://permies.com/wiki/105851/pep-food-prep-preservation/PEP-BB-Food-sand-vinegar#932825
9. https://permies.com/wiki/10/99566/pep-woodworking/PEP-BB-roundwood-sand-bench#932810
10. https://permies.com/wiki/99631/PEP-BB-woodland-sand-deadchain#932145
11. https://permies.com/wiki/99576/PEP-BB-woodland-sand-livechain#931961
12. https://permies.com/wiki/99621/pep-woodworking/PEP-BB-roundwood-sand-drypeghooks#928052
13. https://permies.com/wiki/98655/pep-woodworking/PEP-BB-roundwood-sand-hook#927967
14. https://permies.com/wiki/105866/pep-tool-care/PEP-BB-tool-sand-hatchet#926393
15. https://permies.com/wiki/10/99537/PEP-BB-woodland-sand-deadbow#925731
16. https://permies.com/wiki/10/99526/pep-dimensional-woodworking/PEP-BB-dimensional-sand-sign#925624
17. https://permies.com/wiki/30/99244/pep-woodworking/PEP-BB-roundwood-sand-compoundmallet#923376
18. https://permies.com/wiki/30/98371/pep-woodworking/PEP-BB-roundwood-sand-club#923292
19. https://permies.com/wiki/99528/pep-dimensional-woodworking/PEP-BB-dimensional-sand-birdhouse#923273
20. https://permies.com/wiki/105490/pep-textiles/PEP-BB-textile-sand-darn#922800
21. https://permies.com/wiki/111863/pep-foraging/PEP-BB-foraging-sand-dish#921694
22. https://permies.com/wiki/105492/pep-textiles/PEP-BB-textile-sand-patch#921687
23. https://permies.com/wiki/103204/pep-food-prep-preservation/PEP-BB-food-sand-egg#921672
Staff note (Ash Jackson) :

You DO get a spiffy new Badge! Eight, to be exact. BB20 Certification granted! (and Air Badges)

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I think I'm good here.

1 -  dandelion root decoction https://permies.com/wiki/108826/pep-natural-medicine/dandelion-root-decoction-PEP-BB

2 - plantain leaf poultice https://permies.com/wiki/119132/pep-natural-medicine/PEP-BB-Medicine-Sand-PlantainPoultice

3 - dry red clover blossoms https://permies.com/wiki/138317/pep-natural-medicine/PEP-BB-medicine-sand-dryredclover

4 - natural medicine journal  https://permies.com/wiki/108702/pep-natural-medicine/PEP-BB-medicine-sand-journal#main-menu

5 - see a patch https://permies.com/wiki/105492/pep-textiles/Sew-patch-PEP-BB-textile

6 - knit a hot pad https://permies.com/wiki/20/101122/pep-textiles/PEP-BB-textile-sand-hotpad

7 & 8 - fresh forage 1 lbs black raspberries and over 4 lbs black raspberries for one of the foraging electives https://permies.com/wiki/111859/pep-foraging/Fresh-harvest-list-PEP-BB

9 - foraged and dried over 10 lbs of cherries https://permies.com/wiki/7/111860/pep-foraging/PEP-BB-foraging-sand-dry

10 - clean animal shelter https://permies.com/wiki/110323/pep-animal-care/Clean-Shelter-PEP-BB-animal

11 - insect water station https://permies.com/wiki/108073/pep-animal-care/Bee-Insect-Watering-Station-PEP

12 - sprouting chicken grains https://permies.com/wiki/107962/pep-animal-care/PEP-BB-animal-sand-sprouts

13 - milking a goat - https://permies.com/wiki/107922/pep-animal-care/PEP-BB-animal-sand-milking

14 - water bath canning https://permies.com/wiki/133684/pep-food-prep-preservation/PEP-BB-Food-sand-waterbath

15 - solar rice cooking https://permies.com/wiki/106011/pep-food-prep-preservation/Cook-Grain-Solar-Oven-PEP

16 - bake two loaves of bread https://permies.com/wiki/102815/pep-food-prep-preservation/PEP-BB-food-sand-bread

17 - dehydrate in solar dehydrator https://permies.com/wiki/105828/pep-food-prep-preservation/PEP-BB-food-sand-dehydrate

18 - cook rice in rice cooker https://permies.com/wiki/106008/pep-food-prep-preservation/PEP-BB-food-sand-grain

19 - make a soup https://permies.com/wiki/102827/pep-food-prep-preservation/PEP-BB-food-sand-soup

20 - make a pizza https://permies.com/wiki/103081/pep-food-prep-preservation/PEP-BB-food-sand-pizza
Staff note (Nicole Alderman) :

You are now BB20 certified!!!

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Hurray! I have 20 BBs (even 21! Or maybe even more ... ):

My BBs:
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)
   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)  

8. https://permies.com/wiki/111859/pep-foraging/Fresh-harvest-list-PEP-BB#1138272 (fresh harvest, blackberries)
9. https://permies.com/wiki/111861/pep-foraging/Cup-tea-PEP-BB-foraging#1140357 (cup of tea)

10. https://permies.com/wiki/pep-bb-nest-sand-sweepfloor#1136282 (sweeping a floor )
11. https://permies.com/wiki/pep-bb-nest-sand-rag-clothes#1135698 (make rags)
12. https://permies.com/wiki/pep-bb-nest-sand-rag#1136291 (rag system)
13. https://permies.com/wiki/pep-bb-nest-oilydish#1137539 (clean fat dish)
14. https://permies.com/wiki/111580/pep-nest/PEP-BB-nest-sand-utensils#1136463 (oil wooden utensils)
15. https://permies.com/wiki/111302/pep-bb-nest-sand-rug#1136458 (clean carpet)
16. 1 https://permies.com/wiki/108730/pep-nest/PEP-BB-nest-sand-dishes#1135695 (wash dishes without diswasher; had to wash more dishes)
    2 https://permies.com/wiki/108730/pep-nest/PEP-BB-nest-sand-dishes#1137536 (washed more dishes)
    3 https://permies.com/wiki/108730/pep-nest/PEP-BB-nest-sand-dishes#1138242 (about the soap I used )
17. https://permies.com/wiki/108429/pep-nest/Laundry-Hand-PEP-BB-nest#1137610 (wash laundry by hand)
18. 1 https://permies.com/wiki/108852/pep-nest/PEP-BB-nest-sand-kitchen#1135696 (clean kitchen)
    2 https://permies.com/wiki/108852/pep-nest/PEP-BB-nest-sand-kitchen#1138641 (cleaned the table too)
19. https://permies.com/wiki/108791/pep-nest/PEP-BB-nest-sand-bathroom#1136452 (clean bathroom)

20. https://permies.com/wiki/101705/pep-community/PEP-BB-community-sand-map#1132647 (make a map)

Greywater & willow feeders:
21. https://permies.com/wiki/113674/pep-greywater-willow-feeders/Reuse-Water-Shower-PEP-BB#1141014 (use water from the shower)

Staff note (Mike Haasl) :

Congrats on BB20!

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I pursued these twenty bits for the purity of it all but now I see that I can now obtain Sepp Holzer grains without shady backroom deals and third party couriers in Ireland, which is quite a relief.  Yes please, I would like some.

So, I have earned ten bits. These went into the BB10:

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)  Pee on a Plant
6) Make tea from plants you found laying around
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!

These I submit for BB20:

11) Pollinator gatorade station

12) Not the sharpest knife in the drawer

13) Eat a bunch of plants, but not if you grew them

14) Zip it, pal!

15) Dry out your peppermint

16) Turn a branch into a smaller branch

17) Bake a loaf of bread, and also a backup loaf of bread

18) Make sand soup.  Oh, sorry, that's for a sand badge in soup.

19) Cook rice with fuzzy logic

20) Make a natural medicine journal to help you recover from all the BBs

Staff note (Ash Jackson) :

Congrats on BB20, Rob! Thanks for sharing a few laughs.

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I still have 2 pending certification, but since the total is 26, it already meets the criteria regardless. It's about time I actually get the certification note for having 20. :) As to the grains, I would absolutely love them.

Food Prep: fried egg, stovetop grain, stir fry
1 https://permies.com/p/1147590
2 https://permies.com/p/1146164
3 https://permies.com/p/1146169

Textiles: darned sock, crochet washcloth
4 https://permies.com/p/1006401
5 https://permies.com/p/1142500

Nest: all 14 for Straw level
6 through 19 https://permies.com/p/1139615

Tools: sharpen a knife
20 https://permies.com/p/1145635

Plumbing: leaky faucet, leaky toilet, zipclean a drain, decalcify a faucet
21 https://permies.com/p/1148343
22 https://permies.com/p/1146219
23 https://permies.com/p/1148777
24 https://permies.com/p/1147913

Commerce: Earn 100 online
25 https://permies.com/p/1143850

Homesteading: First aid kit
26 https://permies.com/p/1146858
Staff note (Ash Jackson) :

Congratulations on BB20, D!

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Ash Jackson wrote:[...
Earners of BB20 Certification are currently entitled to a packet of Sepp Holzer grain to be mailed within the U.S.  ...

And not only within the US! Thank you Ash for sending me the Sepp Holzer grains!
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