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The Pimoroni "Yarr, booty!" Challenge

We're giving away £1,000 worth of our Pimoroni Shop Gift Cards between Black Friday and Cyber Monday!

Over the next four days we will post a set of challenges to Twitter. They will be a mixture of creative, coding, and maker knowledge tasks.

  • We'll tweet each challenge when it starts
  • Challenges will last for an hour unless otherwise stated
  • The winner will be the best submission or quickest submission depending on the type of challenge
  • Prizes will range from £10 gift cards up to £100 gift cards depending on the challenge
  • All answers must include the hashtag #yarrbooty
  • All answers must fit in a single tweet
  • We'll publish the winner after each challenge below
  • Judge's decision is final!

All answers must be submitted via Twitter with hashtag "#yarrbooty"

Follow us on Twitter to make sure you hear about each challenge as it starts...


Current challenge

£25 Gift Fun Time: Change the title of a movie so it's more Makery. i.e. "Enemy at the NAND-Gates" We'll judge at 5pm GMT #yarrbooty

This challenge ends at: 12:59 GMT

 

 


 Question Answer Winner
£10 Gift Card Question: What is this guy's name from a classic game? #yarrbooty
Zen-Chan/Bubble Buster/Bonzo/Benzo @Optimaximal
£50 Gift Card Challenge: Construct a homage to pirates in Minecraft and tweet a screenshot of it #yarrbooty @ForToffee
£10 Gift Card Question: What would be the resistor value of the German flag, read bottom to top? #yarrbooty 42ohms. Yellow, Red, Black. @ForToffee
Bonus £10 question. Sit this one out @fortoffee ;-) What would be the value of the Ethiopian flag, read top to bottom? #yarrbooty
5.4kohms. Green, Yellow, Red
@turkeywelder
£25 Gift Card Teaser: You get ONE guess and there are a series of clues. No speculation please if you guess incorrectly. #yarrbooty
Word Games: Which word can be combined with all the following words to make new ones #yarrbooty
Gift Card Clue #1: OVER #yarrbooty
Gift Card Clue #2: BACK #yarrbooty
Gift Card Clue #3: BLOOD #yarrbooty
Gift Card Clue #4: FIGURED #yarrbooty
Gift Card Clue #5: METAL JACKET #yarrbooty

FULL









@techguy92









£10 Gift Card Bonus Question: Which spherical molecule has FULL in it's name? #yarrbooty
Buckminsterfullerene (subset of fullerene) 
@geekytim
@ukscone
£10 Gift Card Question: How many LEDs are there on our Unicorn HAT? http://shop.pimoroni.com/products/unicorn-hat #yarrbooty 192 (64 * RGB)

@ForToffee
@andrewholmes

£25 Gift Card Challenge: Make an actual Unicorn Hat and model it with panache. Extra points for blinkies #yarrbooty @jamesstiff via
@turkeywelder
£10 Gift Card Challenge: What name is given to the happy little dances performed by leporines? #yarrbooty Binkies! Courtesy of @studiobinky @andrewholmes
£100 Gift Card Challenge: Use a @Raspberry_Pi, or MCU, to make a short song. Vine the performance! You have TWO HOURS #yarrbooty 

@Ben0738

£10 Gift Card Question: Which classic game is this image respresenting? #yarrbooty Jet Set Radio @turkeywelder
£25 Gift Card Geek Maths: Double the 553469th prime and give us the total in 0xHEX #yarrbooty 0xFACADE @WillOfSCIENCE_
£50 Gift Card Teaser: You get ONE guess and there are a series of clues. No speculation please if you guess incorrectly. #yarrbooty
Gift Card Clue #1: Can you guess this retro game? #yarrbooty

Road Rash 3



@rdhayler


£10 Gift Card Question: What would be the resistor value of the French flag, left to right? #yarrbooty 6.9kohms. Blue, White, Red. @boeeerb
Bonus Question for £10: Find a country flag whose stripes would represent 59kohms in order (no tolerance band) #yarrbooty Ireland @SMLittley
£50 Gift Card Question: As many guesses as you like. Which four movies do these displays appear in? #yarrbooty Die Hard, Ferris Bueller's Day Off, Fortress, Sleepless in Seattle @rdhayler
£10 Gift Card Question: Which character(s) are obscured in this image? #yarrbooty
0 (Check digit) @ForToffee
£100 Gift Card Challenge: Make a nautical scene using electronics/components as a feature (functioning optional) 2 HOURS #yarrbooty @domipheus
Runner-up:
@lidrol
£10 Gift Card Question: What links a Lander, a Street and a Seed? Sesame @EGeek_Online
£50 Gift Card Teaser: You get ONE guess and there are a series of clues. No speculation please if you guess incorrectly. #yarrbooty
Gift Card Clue #1: Can you guess this old game? #yarrbooty
Ghostbusters


@TiffyBum


£25 Gift Card Geek Maths: The number of Reznicek's Flush Valve / (Zuckerberg's birth - Orwell's Death) in 0xHEX #yarrbooty 0xABBA

@becky1166

£50 Gift Card Teaser: You get ONE guess and there are a series of clues. No speculation please if you guess incorrectly. #yarrbooty
Gift Card Clue #1: I am part of the Pantheon #yarrbooty
Gift Card Clue #2: My functions and attributes include healing and knowledge #yarrbooty
Gift Card Clue #3: I share a name with an element #yarrbooty
Gift Card Clue #4: Most historical texts relate to my time in Lutetia rather than Mount Olympus #yarrbooty
Gift Card Clue #5: I also discovered other elements in the Periodic Table, and received two Nobel prizes #yarrbooty
Marie Curie







@cymplecy







£25 Gift Card Maffs: (i486SX Coprocessor + Bruce Schneier's PGP Key Length) * Calling Birds * CLXVII * Gd = What in 0xHEX 0xBADB100

@WillOfSCIENCE_
£25 Gift Fun Time: Change the title of a movie so it's more Makery. i.e. "Enemy at the NAND-Gates" We'll judge at 5pm GMT #yarrbooty