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#1000847 - Tue Aug 06 2013 05:32 AM The Winner Takes It All Challenge
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The instructions, or lack thereof, are very ambiguous and confusing for this challenge. I put several guesses into the password box and finally got a response that said "Good. Winners do ------. From now on ------ won't be used but words can be added like this. ---------."

HUH? I'm under the impression I did guess the password but nary a badge.
I don't mind tough challenges, but this is downright confusing.
Please clarify this. It seems more and more challenges are for people with Mensa IQs while the rest of us drool on our shirts because of seizures brought on by the ambiguous and/or non-existent instructions.

Thank you...Yak
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#1000848 - Tue Aug 06 2013 05:45 AM Re: The Winner Takes It All Challenge [Re: mayneeyak]
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The first challenge requires a long series of correct passwords to be entered.

You may wish to read the Forum thread for when the challenges were first released.


Edited by kaddarsgirl (Tue Aug 06 2013 05:51 AM)
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#1000849 - Tue Aug 06 2013 06:07 AM Re: The Winner Takes It All Challenge [Re: mayneeyak]
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Where are the exact instructions for that challenge? They don't appear on the challenge itself and there is no link to them.

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#1000850 - Tue Aug 06 2013 06:19 AM Re: The Winner Takes It All Challenge [Re: mayneeyak]
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It is more of an intuitive challenge I think. I don't remember all the intermediate steps, just the final password. The second one my be easier for you if you are having trouble with the first.
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#1000862 - Tue Aug 06 2013 07:41 AM Re: The Winner Takes It All Challenge [Re: mayneeyak]
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It is designed to be confusing and difficult. Keep at it; you'll figure it out. smile
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#1000870 - Tue Aug 06 2013 08:19 AM Re: The Winner Takes It All Challenge [Re: mayneeyak]
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The idea is you are suppose to enter a password. If you get that password correct, it will say something like "That's the correct password. Here's your clue to guess the second password". If you get it right, then you'll have instructions to guess the third password. This continues several times until you actually get the mini-badge.

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#1000875 - Tue Aug 06 2013 09:06 AM Re: The Winner Takes It All Challenge [Re: mayneeyak]
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The first was easy, but I'm still stuck on the second... =P
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#1000894 - Tue Aug 06 2013 09:57 AM Re: The Winner Takes It All Challenge [Re: mayneeyak]
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weird, I thought the second was quite easy, but am still stuck midway (assumption) through the first one lol
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#1000914 - Tue Aug 06 2013 10:50 AM Re: The Winner Takes It All Challenge [Re: mayneeyak]
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The fun thing about these two badgelets is that whichever one you get first only makes the other one that much harder to get - even though, objectively, nothing changed smile
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#1000920 - Tue Aug 06 2013 11:19 AM Re: The Winner Takes It All Challenge [Re: mayneeyak]
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The worst thing about these two badgelets is that you won't ever be able to get that song out of your head again! crazy
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#1000932 - Tue Aug 06 2013 01:17 PM Re: The Winner Takes It All Challenge [Re: mayneeyak]
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And when you close your eyes you'll still be seeing the video, on an endless loop.
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#1000983 - Tue Aug 06 2013 04:43 PM Re: The Winner Takes It All Challenge [Re: kaddarsgirl]
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Originally Posted By: kaddarsgirl

You may wish to read the Forum thread for when the challenges were first released.


How far back do I need to look?
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#1000992 - Tue Aug 06 2013 05:21 PM Re: The Winner Takes It All Challenge [Re: golfmom08]
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Originally Posted By: golfmom08
Originally Posted By: kaddarsgirl

You may wish to read the Forum thread for when the challenges were first released.


How far back do I need to look?


It's in this topic: http://www.funtrivia.com/forums/ubbthreads.php/topics/639001/

My page numbers will probably be different from yours (I changed my posts per page higher than default). So the post number it starts with (can be found in the upper right corner of each individual post) is #963230

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#1001012 - Tue Aug 06 2013 08:21 PM Re: The Winner Takes It All Challenge [Re: pyonir]
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Thank you, I'll take a look!
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#1001024 - Wed Aug 07 2013 12:15 AM Re: The Winner Takes It All Challenge [Re: mayneeyak]
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I, personally, found the first one easier than the second. That said, Wes was merely playing with us and sharpening his talons ready for Ascension, where he has thrown in even more frustrating conundrums.
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#1001140 - Wed Aug 07 2013 11:19 AM Re: The Winner Takes It All Challenge [Re: rossian]
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Originally Posted By: rossian
and sharpening his talons ready for Ascension


Claws. Cats don't have talons.
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#1001141 - Wed Aug 07 2013 11:49 AM Re: The Winner Takes It All Challenge [Re: mayneeyak]
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Maybe I'm visualising you as a griffin. It would be appropriate.
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#1001208 - Wed Aug 07 2013 06:25 PM Re: The Winner Takes It All Challenge [Re: mayneeyak]
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LOL Rossian. Fangs could work as well, for loads of nefarious creatures.

(uh oh, now I have this vision of Wes, his teeth and a mini-Dremel in my head lol)
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#1001897 - Sat Aug 10 2013 08:53 AM Re: The Winner Takes It All Challenge [Re: tiggerjake13]
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Originally Posted By: tiggerjake13
The first was easy, but I'm still stuck on the second... =P

I mean the first riddle on the first one.
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#1001900 - Sat Aug 10 2013 09:03 AM Re: The Winner Takes It All Challenge [Re: mayneeyak]
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Wow, typing "(spoiler removed)" on the second one gave me a hint. =P


Edited by WesleyCrusher (Sat Aug 10 2013 10:44 AM)
Edit Reason: Removed game spoiler from post
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#1003292 - Wed Aug 14 2013 03:25 PM Re: The Winner Takes It All Challenge [Re: mayneeyak]
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Every single time I see the title of this thread in the Forums listing, I start hearing that song in my head!

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#1003301 - Wed Aug 14 2013 03:59 PM Re: The Winner Takes It All Challenge [Re: mayneeyak]
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Every time I see the title, I click on it hoping someone will have provided a clue or some part of the answer.

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