version 1.1.8 (second island update for iOS) it is possible to get a message in a bottle. According to Beeline, it will wash ashore about once every week and give tasks, which, when completed within a week will give rewards. It was claimed earlier this week that few Smurfs’ village players were able to get their message in a bottle but most of them they have manipulated time (time cheat), which is not recommended. However many other players have just got the message in a bottle in their islands, with a list of quests.
According to our believed and Beeline representative Bethany Smith a message in a bottle will wash up on the shore of the island roughly every 168 hours (One week). When you tap on the Bottle you will be given several tasks that are chained together. You must complete all of the tasks within the six day time limit.
Once you have completed all the tasks, you will be given a gift. The gift could contain your first piece of the Totem Pole. If you don’t finish the tasks in the time allowed, you will have to try again when the next bottle appears.
At the moment we are not sure how this works, but we think that you will not be able to place the totem pole until you will get all the parts.
The Totem Pole has been seen in screenshots and advertised by Beeline has a new feature that allows one to control the rain on the island.
Message in a Bottle quests glitches (V.1.1.8)
Many players are experiencing the latest in a series of glitches with the bottle quests, including me(Poet) and Brainy Smurf. For eg, one of your quests might be to harvest 50 eggplants. However, if you exit the game and come back to the island again, you might find that your quest has been changed to harvest 150 eggplants instead! Also, completing these bottle quests might not necessarily get you parts of the totem pole. Players have reported that some of the rewards are just gold and xp, or normal decorative stuff. We are hoping Beeline can rectify these glitches as soon as possible. – Poet Smurf