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Solve a puzzle and win Link-Assistant's SEO Powersuite. Clues inside.

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by sagarpatil, Apr 15, 2014.

  1. sagarpatil

    sagarpatil Regular Member

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    Visit - http://webmeup.com/web-sherlock.html

    Clue 1
    A sponsor with the rainbow-colored banner keeps a hard copy of the clues ? including the not provided one ? on its premises. Go find it.

    Answer - Link Assistant

    Clue 2
    Reach for the magnifying glass you'll see there to read the clues, because they're in fine print.

    Answer - SEO Spyglass

    Clue 3
    This magnifying glass looks like it's been tempered with, Sherlock. Inspect its features to see what the problem could be.

    Answer - This has to do with the SEO Spyglass logo which says updated today

    Clue 4
    Ah-ha, looks like we've got the culprit! Its footprint is on a system the magnifying glass operates on. The creature is the only living thing there ? you won't miss it.

    Answer - Spyglass runs on Linux. Linux's logo is that of a penguin called Tux.



    I have figured out the clues till 4, need help solving the other 4.

    Clue 5
    Where can it be hiding? There are several generations of them lurking around here. It looks like the trail belongs to a second-generation species ? go look for it.


    Clue 6
    Busted! Oh, no ? not yet. It looks like the creature has just escaped.


    Search for secret paths linking to its den from the outside world. Some of them are marked "Sherlock" just to confuse you. Disregard the false ones and follow the original one.


    Clue 7
    When you exit at the other end of the path, look behind the scenes ? there will be an Open Graph there. There is a description scribbled on it - see what it is!


    Clue 8
    Oops, looks like we had gotten the culprit wrong. There is another fauna representative mentioned here. Return to the place where you got the glass and search for it there.


    Holy cannoli, did you just find your first Easter Egg? Well done!

    Answers already tried - Penguin, Tux

    Lets solve this together! I just hope one of us wins.
     
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    second generation< penguin 2.0 > . Till 5 reached .:confused:
    edit: answer is not penguin . its another fauna ?
    hummingbird , panda ?
     
  3. sagarpatil

    sagarpatil Regular Member

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    Penguin 2.0 Good progress.
    But there is no mention of hummingbird of panda on http://www.link-assistant.com/seo-spyglass/
     
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    Clue 6:
    I inferred it as links on their partner sites , leading to google or matt cutts page about penguin .

    Is it correct ?

    LOL
     
  6. sagarpatil

    sagarpatil Regular Member

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    Lol, I even spoke to their live support asking for hints. They said they can't help lol.