The hunt started here with 5 tasks to complete:
- Find the invisible egg
- Find the egg in the dark
- Find the egg in the sky
- Find the egg in the water
- Find the egg in the tree
Followed by 5 clues to build the final password:
- weight in g
- number of colors
- year company was founded
- last digit of UPC
To find the password fragments, you needed to wait for the relevant posts to arrive on the home page. Alternatively, you could get a head start by finding tiny hidden links in 4 of the pictures. See below for details. FINAL PASSWORD: 34419416finch
“Find the invisible egg” = A Reese’s egg, which disappears quickly due to unusual yumminess.
Password fragment #1: weight in g
Answer: 34 (The Reese’s Egg weighs 34 grams.)
“Find the egg in the dark” = An egg-shaped flashlight.
Password fragment #2: number of colors
Answer: 4 (The egg flashlight comes in 4 colors.)
“Find the egg in the sky” = An egg-shaped plane.
Password fragment #3: year company was founded
Answer: 1941 (Google “hasegawa”, the manufacturer of the egg plane.)
“Find the egg in the water” = Egg-shaped bath bombs.
Password fragment #4: last digit of UPC
Answer: 6 (find UPC on computer or switch to desktop view on phone)
“Find the egg in the tree” = An egg-shaped birdhouse.
Password fragment #5: grinch
Answer: finch (Grinch rhymes with finch in birdhouse description. “Chickadee” is also a clue. It’s right next to what you’re looking for.)