Aaron Paul's "Breaking Bad" Scavenger Hunt Was Insane

Today, the actor had fans running all over Hollywood. I was one of them.

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Five days ago, Aaron Paul announced he would hold a scavenger hunt in L.A. on the day of the Emmys, as a tribute to Breaking Bad fans.

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There were going to be prizes! Signed scripts!

And today, the game went down. Aaron actually started the hunt at about 10 a.m., an hour earlier than he originally said. The first prize was to be found at the West Hollywood IHOP.

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PEACE, CO-WORKERS, I'M HUNTING TREASURE!

Surprisingly, there were few people there. I was not the first, so I didn't win the prize, but I got a pic with RJ Mitte aka Walt Jr. aka Flynn.

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He was nice.

These are the people who won. It would appear the prize was a box of Raisin Bran.

U guys were fast! Thanks for playing. Thanks for having me involved man @aaronpaul_8

RJ Mitte@RjMitte

U guys were fast! Thanks for playing. Thanks for having me involved man @aaronpaul_8

9:52 AM - 25 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

A historic moment at the IHOP.

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I stand around in the IHOP parking lot for a bit, then decide to go back inside because it is hot. RJ Mitte is being interviewed by camera crews as this happens:

It is possible I was captured on some TMZ footage trying to push the ihop door clearly marked "pull." @aaronpaul_8 #yeahbitch

Leonora Epstein@leonoraepstein

It is possible I was captured on some TMZ footage trying to push the ihop door clearly marked "pull." @aaronpaul_8 #yeahbitch

10:33 AM - 25 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Aaron says he'll have a clue soon.

Nicely done people! That was fast. Next location will be coming to you shortly. Thank you everyone for playing. #BreakingBad

Aaron Paul@aaronpaul_8

Nicely done people! That was fast. Next location will be coming to you shortly. Thank you everyone for playing. #BreakingBad

10:00 AM - 25 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

So I wait.

Waiting in the Gelson's parking lot for next clue. I'm sweaty.

Leonora Epstein@leonoraepstein

Waiting in the Gelson's parking lot for next clue. I'm sweaty.

10:18 AM - 25 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Ohhh how I wait.

My Twitter/Insta refreshing is getting intense. And I have to pee. @aaronpaul_8 #yeahbitch

Leonora Epstein@leonoraepstein

My Twitter/Insta refreshing is getting intense. And I have to pee. @aaronpaul_8 #yeahbitch

11:03 AM - 25 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

This is taking forever. Meanwhile, Aaron Paul is enjoying delicious champagne.

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And calling out some stalkers who showed up outside his house:

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Finally! The next clue comes and I drive over to the taco place...

Go meet one of the scary cousins @LuisMoncada77 at pinches tacos on Sunset. He will be inside holding some stuffed Jesse and Walt dolls.

Aaron Paul@aaronpaul_8

Go meet one of the scary cousins @LuisMoncada77 at pinches tacos on Sunset. He will be inside holding some stuffed Jesse and Walt dolls.

11:21 AM - 25 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Just a little over 10 minutes later, Aaron posts ANOTHER clue. Oh sheesh. I'm running back to the car now. EVERYONE IS RUNNING.

Meet Badger AKA @mattjonesisdead at the guitar center and get yourself a pilot script of BB. Signed by everyone! Good luck Bitches!!

Aaron Paul@aaronpaul_8

Meet Badger AKA @mattjonesisdead at the guitar center and get yourself a pilot script of BB. Signed by everyone! Good luck Bitches!!

11:33 AM - 25 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

I tried to get close enough to ask for a pic, but this was as good as I can manage.

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It is hot. The fans are everywhere. The news crews are chasing the story. My iPhone is dying. #thestruggleisreal

Hey! Wait! So I didn't get to Badger fast enough to get the prize, but I found the guy who did. Here is his magnificent Breaking Bad script, signed by the cast:

Ahh holy shit! Another clue. It takes me a while to figure out that "rock n roll Ralph's" is not a sushi place (which I weirdly assumed), but is just RALPH's, the grocery store down the street. GO GO GO GO!

Go meet Krazy 8 AKA @MaxArciniega at rock n roll Ralph's. Next door to guitar center. He will be in the sandwich section. #NoCrust

Aaron Paul@aaronpaul_8

Go meet Krazy 8 AKA @MaxArciniega at rock n roll Ralph's. Next door to guitar center. He will be in the sandwich section. #NoCrust

11:55 AM - 25 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Once again, I cannot get in for my own pic. So here is someone else with Krazy 8:

Here is another person who is not me taking a picture with @MaxArciniega in Ralph's

Leonora Epstein@leonoraepstein

Here is another person who is not me taking a picture with @MaxArciniega in Ralph's

12:13 PM - 25 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

The next clue comes when I'm driving around the area — a tactic I tried to employ, figuring that instead of staying still, I might get a head start when the clue is announced.

Find my signed Pinkman license plate from the show. It's at the car wash at 431 N La Cienga under this cushion.

Aaron Paul@aaronpaul_8

Find my signed Pinkman license plate from the show. It's at the car wash at 431 N La Cienga under this cushion.

12:19 PM - 25 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

The final clue comes just as I'm passing the car wash. OH SNAP. Aaron Paul is going to be in a park just around the corner. Pedal to the metal! Vroom vroom!

Tag! Your it. Come find me in my yellow cooking suit. First person to tag me in it wins it. I'm at the west Hollywood park. #YeahBitch

Aaron Paul@aaronpaul_8

Tag! Your it. Come find me in my yellow cooking suit. First person to tag me in it wins it. I'm at the west Hollywood park. #YeahBitch

12:32 PM - 25 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

OMG I CANNOT FIND PARKING. PEOPLE ARE STOPPING IN THE STREET AND RUNNING OUT OF THEIR CARS. I tweet at Aaron Paul telling him I cannot find parking, but he doesn't help out AT ALL.

Sadly I would not get to see Aaron Paul in the flesh. "He was only there for like a second," a group of sad looking girls tell me as I got out of my car.

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So I got back in the car.

And it is over. I mean, I don't know that I would go so far to say that Aaron Paul is my "family" but that's nice.

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