Thanks again to everyone who played. I’m thinking of making a casual internet scavenger hunt a more regular part of this newsletter without all of the contest formality.
Here are the correct answers:
I spy some blue, some red, and some green; a bit of luck, and a box in-between. What is the URL of the website I am looking at?
On the front page of the internet, what is the name of the community where the fun begins?
Answer: Prequel Memes
In Decorah, Iowa, three young streamers are getting their start on YouTube. They all live in the same house. What species are they?
Answer: Bald Eagle (or Haliaeetus leucocephalus)
View the source at the source of the World Wide Web. What is the <title>?
Answer: The World Wide Web project
Which state does California go hang out with at the end of ze world?
At $1 per pixel, this classic homepage is worth how many dollars?
Answer: $1 million
It’s currently the most expensive item being sold on Etsy. What is it?
Answer: A Ty Beanie Babie (Princess Diana Bear)
It’s a list. Of lists. Of more lists. What’s #11 on this list?
See the man pictured below. What is the city, state, and ZIP code where his PO Box is located?
Answer: Oakview, CA 93022
Who is the best kid to make fun of, according to the webpage of 15-year-old Mark Zuckerberg?
This YouTube channel exerts a lot of pressure. What did it crush at 0m40s on January 15th, 2017?
Answer: A Nokia 3310
Somehow the website for this 1996 animated movie is still online. What’s the first section listed on its Site Map page?
Answer: Jam Central
In its terms of service, Apple says you may not use an iPod for “development, design, manufacture or production” of which four things?
Answer: Missiles, nuclear, chemical, or biological weapons
37°18'08.3"N 76°37'42.0"W. This establishment is located within 10 miles of these coordinates. What is its name?
Answer: King’s Arms Tavern
Answer: Maui, HI
It’s a famous ship with a silly name, but it’s not the only one. Another water vessel with the same first name also also flies the Union Jack. Attach a picture of the less-famous boat to this email.
Answer: Boaty Woaty