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[CONTEST ENDED] Yar Har! It’s Talk like a Pirate Day!

Community Manager

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UPDATE: th' contest hath ended! A hearty congrats t' all ye who dared pursue Gnome-Beard. We thoroughly enjoyed yer answers in pirate speak an' we hope ye had fun a' huntin' 😊

 

Now for th' clues an' der answers:

 

Clue #1:

Gnome-Beard th’ pirate hath swiped our swag

But th’ pirate don’t know, he’s got a traitor in tag

Who covertly sails wit’ him n’ his lusty crew

Leavin’ behind where e’er they may be, a clue.

So th’ bravest among ye must set ye’selves apart

By findin’ yer next clue in a place ye’d find art.

 

Ye answer was:

Meraki Projects Gallery (art is found in a gallery!)

 

Clue #2:

Yo ho ho! Ye found th’ gallery of Meraki art
But from this place, ye must depart
Yer next clue waits among tales told that are new
Which feed th’ mind knowledge of this and that too

 

Ye answer was:

Feature Announcements feed

 

Clue #3:

Yar har!
Ye found the tales of many new things
Yer next place to go
Has stars a-shinin’ bright
Their praises we sings

 

Ye answer was:

Community All-Stars

 

Clue #4 (final question):

Shiver me timbers, ye found the dreaded Gnome-Beard pirate!

 

But wait! In order t’ defeat Gnome-Beard and his minions, you must first answer this networking question. Forget ye not t’ submit yer answer on the original challenge post to be eligible for the winnings.

 

“What are three things that are required for a successful implementation of Meraki SD WAN?" (many different answers are allowed!)

 

Some example answers that were acceptable include (but were not limited to):
  • Dual WAN links
  • Active Active VPN enabled
  • SD WAN policy created

 

Finally, we'd like t' give our praises to the three ol' sailors who managed t' snag th' coveted Meraki loot (by random selection!): @MarkiP@UCcert, and @BK!   

 

Tanks fer playin' all!


 

🎵It’s the most wonderful time of the yarrrrr! 🎵

 

Happy Talk Like a Pirate Day me maties!  🏴☠️

 

(Ok, th’ day been Saturday, but close enough, yar?)

 

Thar’s been natter round these parts of a great treasure, teemin’ wit dazzlin’ riches beyond ye can imagine! But THIS chest o’ wonders hath not ye ol’ run-o-th’-mill treasures, th’ likes of doubloons, galleons, or gold. Nay, this famed coffer holds ye most coveted prize of all: Meraki swag! 

 

Legend has it that a swashbucklin’, hornswagglin’, all-around-stinkin’ buccaneer called Gnome-Beard hath pillaged all th’ land’s ports o’ thar swag, wit’ his loyal hearties at his side. Th’ crew traversed ye entire Meraki Community t’ escape a fate in th’ gallows, leavin’ thar thievin’ tracks along th’ way. 

 

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No one knows where th’ lily-livered scallywags finally came t’ rest, but we reckon ye brave souls might be able t’ track down th’ lost booty n’ send these scurvy dogs t’ walk th’ plank! 

 

If ye thinks yer up t’ th’ challenge, then follow th’ clues startin’ with th’ one below. Each clue leads ya t’ th’ location of yer next clue, until ye finally come ‘cross th’ treasure. Thar be 4 clues in all, includin’ tha first ye see on this post. 

 

Once ye find th’ final spot where th’ treasure be hidden, you’ll see th’ final clue is a question. Ye must post yer answer t’ that question in a comment here on this post t’ be eligible t’ win th’ bounty!

 

Comments here will be hidden ‘til September 24th at 10:59 am PDT. From those who submit th’ correct answer here by ye end o’ hunt, we’ll randomly select three entrants t' split th' loot: each o' th' three will receive a trove o' Meraki swag including Meraki Community socks, a Community mug, and a USB fan:

 

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An’ now, for ye first clue:

 

Gnome-Beard th’ pirate hath swiped our swag

But th’ pirate don’t know, he’s got a traitor in tag

Who covertly sails wit’ him n’ his lusty crew

Leavin’ behind where e’er they may be, a clue.

So th’ bravest among ye must set ye’selves apart

By findin’ yer next clue in a place ye’d find art.

 

Me thinks if we’re gonna put Gnome-Beard and his cronies t’ justice, we need all hands on the poop deck! Godspeed me maties!

 

Ye ol’ terms & conditions

  • Limit one entry per community member.
  • Submission period: Tuesday, September 22nd, 2020 at 9am PDT through Thursday, September 24th, 2020 at 10:59am PDT
  • Prize will be a selection of Meraki swag with value not exceeding USD 50.00
  • Official terms, conditions, and eligibility information
2 Comments
Community Manager

hint: the place ye find art is a section of this here community!

Community Manager

Ahoy! Ye ol' contest hath ended. See th' main post fer yer clues an' answers. Congrats t' our winners @MarkiP@UCcert, and @BK!