ARK Easter Egg Hunt 2021 — Solutions

This year’s Easter Egg Hunt has come to a close. Every puzzle except two was solved by some clever ARKies. (It could’ve been all but one if it weren’t for an unfortunate typo, sorry!) Once again we’d like to thank delegates del, yakety_yak, and arktoshi for contributing to the prize pool. Now without further ado, on to the solutions.

— biz_network

5 ARK

The blockchain trilemma

scaleabilitysecuritydecentralization

This was unsolved due to a typo in scaleability when it was supposed to be scalability. Sorry :(

ARK’s two extra challenges

interoperabilitysustainability

This is mentioned in the ARK whitepaper

wen HTLC?

v3

This kickboxer spends a lot of time providing general support

elaineegan

“The guy with the hat in the explainer videos”

spizzo

This was a direct quote from Matthew in the ARK discord :)

Number of builders of the ARK

45

The number of contributors to the ARK Core github repo

This graduate of the Deutsche POP Akademie

yaketyyak

wen MarketSquare?

q22021

poggers I can now send ARK using

coinkit

You can now tip crypto including ARK on Twitch, where poggers is a common meme

Satoshi is to Bitcoin as ______ is to ARK

fxthoorens

15 ARK

This smooth voiced podcaster’s account number

355736585

yakety_yak’s soundcloud URL contains his account number: https://soundcloud.com/user-355736585

The same delegate would love this decentralized platform that just joined MarketSquare

aureal

MarketSquare launch sequence 🚀

platformcompleteinternaltestingpartnerslaunchmailinglistlaunchmainpubliclaunch

The stages of MarketSquare’s launch are laid out in this video by Justin

Remember lunardude? When was his last payout?

april012021

lunardude refers to the account on our website that was part of our last Easter Egg Hunt. Log into the account to get the date of the last payout

Point. Click. Blockchain. is so 2018.

thesimplestwaytoblockchain

ARK’s new tagline

This new MarketSquare member makes use of zk-SNARKs

pivx

Point. Click. Blockchain. is so 2018.

thesimplestwaytoblockchain

Hey kid wanna fold some proteins? Join the team.

266673

ARK Folding @ Home’s team id number: https://stats.foldingathome.org/team/266673

The centralized home of the decentralized team

1394rueduvillage

The address of the ARK SCIC in France

The captain of SS VNRfxwQ invites you aboard

travis

VNRfxwQ is the invite code to join ARK’s official Discord server. When you visit the invite link it says “Travis invited you to join arkecosystem”

25 ARK

This senior brand manager started off as a humble sticker merchant funded by this transaction

b2da5bb936ee477f6ec1e3765c74bb8f059e8077eac3d059df38d1998e5591dc

Justin Renken, ARK’s senior brand manager, started off in the ARK community by selling ARK stickers. He asked the Ark Community Fund for funding and it was granted. The id of the funding transaction is the solution. https://explorer.ark.io/transaction/b2da5bb936ee477f6ec1e3765c74bb8f059e8077eac3d059df38d1998e5591dc

Sum the faucet rewards and don’t forget to vote!

8010985518

Add up the reward amounts on our faucet and then multiply the number by 3 because our voters get their rewards tripled! ;)

Then drop the decimal and you have the solution.

The master of the wallet also solved most of the puzzles from our last Easter event! Digest his face.

0494F229782E7CD22E25EBAE169577CD4A960203

The top contributor to the ARK Desktop Wallet’s Github repo is dated who also solved a lot of puzzles in our last Easter Hunt. Take the SHA-1 hash (aka the digest) of his Github profile picture for the solution.

The birth of the ClassicYakety

ce2e62b96c0f809de02011739caf3a2bec91c9ced7efac8e7ab1b62763d6643879c2d143dc7e471e32e765f0fab1de4202e04e1ed5fe558722ec3c3c10fcf279

Find the transactions where delegates biz_classic and yakety_yak registered as delegates and combine the ids.

https://explorer.ark.io/transaction/ce2e62b96c0f809de02011739caf3a2bec91c9ced7efac8e7ab1b62763d66438

https://explorer.ark.io/transaction/79c2d143dc7e471e32e765f0fab1de4202e04e1ed5fe558722ec3c3c10fcf279

Delegates of letters three, on Discord you will see. You must look fast, for whom the vote they cast.

alessiogoose

The two delegates in the ARK Discord server with 3-letter names are tin (arktoshi) and del. Their delegate wallets are voting for alessio and goose, respectively.

Chirp chirp, this delegate chose a nice shade of ARK-red. It was close, but not close enough. Can you spot the difference?

0x10000

Tin/Arktoshi’s Twitter profile picture uses a shade of red is #c9282e and the official ARK Twitter profile uses a shade of red that is #ca282e. The difference between these two shades is 0x10000.

30 ARK

Who are the three most stable delegates? Find and add their public numbers.

721920028135425239804299768146523558541683794403965096969690321153810027047522

We’ve been calculating and keeping track of which delegates are most stable — how decentralized their voterbase is — since 2017 on our Stability Page. The top 3 most stable delegates are biz_classic, dutchdelegate, and ravelou. Get the public key numbers for these delegates and add them together for the solution.

Don’t forget to comment, subscribe, and smash the like button for this Delegate, Producer, and Entrepreneur. The key is the ID rotated by the number you see.

BJkVStMu5qrudrAw1ErA4pFn

The delegate referred to is Del based on the tagline on his website. His website links to his YouTube page which has an ID of UCdOLmFn5jknwkTp1XkT4iYg. Rotate that ID by the number of videos uploaded to the channel, 7, to get the solution.

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