Archive for March, 2011

Get 1GB Free DropBox Space With DropBox Quest 2011 – WalkThrough

If you don’t have DropBox already (or you don’t know what it is), you should get it. Basically, it allows you to store, share, and sync you files in the cloud and on your other computers.

But for now, I am going to walk you through how you can get 1GB of free extra space on your DropBox account through DropBox’s DropQuest 2011.

Note: If you don’t already have a DropBox account, you can get one by clicking here which will also give you an extra 250mb of space!

The DropBox DropQuest 2011 Walkthrough

Basically, all you have to do, is to visit the Page Link of all the steps.

Step 1:

What to do: To get started, visit  and log in to your Drop Box Account

Page Link: https://www.dropbox.com/dropquest2011/

Action: Click on “Let’s Get Started”

Step 2:

What to do: Answer the question 5305404/18681 = ?

Page Link: https://www.dropbox.com/dropquest2011/D

Solution: 284

Action: 284 is a topic ID of a Forum Topic. Visit http://forums.dropbox.com/topic.php?id=284. Look at post 3 and download Step4.zip. It presents you with co-ordinates 38.889, -94.703 – that you search for in Google Maps. Find their mascot which is Huskies which you use the password to open the Step5.zip file  which provides you the link to the next step

 

Step 3:

What to do: Solve the picture puzzle:

 

Page Link: http://www.dropbox.com/dropquest2011/r

Action: It will send you to https://www.dropbox.com/dropquest2011/0

Step 4:

What to do: Answer question

Page Link: https://www.dropbox.com/dropquest2011/0

Solution: 33739

Action: Enter 33739 into text box

Step 5:

What to do: Look at a this picture http://dl.dropbox.com/u/211024/Hack%20week%20photos/DSC_0066.jpg

Page Link: https://www.dropbox.com/dropquest2011/p

Action: Visit https://www.dropbox.com/dropquest2011/b

Step 6:

What to do: Solve Sudoku Puzzle

Page Link: https://www.dropbox.com/dropquest2011/b

Solution:

OWIREDFSA
DEFAWSIOR
RSAOIFWED
EIDFRASWO
FAOISWDRE
SRWEDOAIF
IOSDFREAW
WFRSAEODI
ADEWOIRFS

Action: Enter the solution

Step 7:

What to do: Go to the Dropbox Homepage

Page Link: https://www.dropbox.com/dropquest2011/o

Action: Visit https://www.dropbox.com/ and click on link at top of page which takes you tohttps://www.dropbox.com/dropquest2011/x

Step 8:

What to do: Research

Page Link: https://www.dropbox.com/dropquest2011/x

Solution: Book can be found at http://forums.dropbox.com/topic.php?page=18&id=18#post-9110 which refers to http://blog.dropbox.com/?p=18. Click on Katana-ya at at item 5 and download Step16 fromhttp://dl.dropbox.com/u/211024/Step16.zip

Action: Visit http://www.dropbox.com/dropquest2011/h

Step 9:

What to do: Enter HEX value of picture

Page Link: https://www.dropbox.com/dropquest2011/h

Solution: BAFF1E

Action: Enter BAFF1E

Step 10:

What to do: Solve word puzzle

Page Link: https://www.dropbox.com/dropquest2011/e

Solution: Drew Houston

Action: Enter Drew Houston

Step 11:

What to do: It says “Help 206”

Page Link: https://www.dropbox.com/dropquest2011/a

Solution: Visit http://www.dropbox.com/help/206

Action: Download step 21 and upload it into a Dropbox folder and share it with [email protected]. Now look into that folder, and you will see Hint22.txt appear which links tohttps://www.dropbox.com/votebox/3712/frozen-yogurt. Visit https://www.dropbox.com/about and click on Rian Hunter’s name

Step 12:

What to do: Visit URL

Page Link: https://www.dropbox.com/dropquest2011/R

Solution: Rainbow Shell

Action: Download http://dl.dropbox.com/u/211024/rainbowshell.zip and visithttp://www.dropbox.com/dropquest2011/t

Step 13:

What to do: Enter midi keys

Page Link: http://www.dropbox.com/dropquest2011/t

Solution: badcabbage

Step 14:

What to do: Make paper crane

Page Link: https://www.dropbox.com/dropquest2011/s

Solution: 11696 x 96911 = 1133471056

Action: Enter 1133471056

Step 15:

What to do: Enter last URL letter in each dropquest URL

Page Link: https://www.dropbox.com/dropquest2011/U

Solution: Dr0pbox heaRts U

Step 16:

What to do: Finished

Page Link: https://www.dropbox.com/dropquest2011/finish_line

Action: Check out your hall of fame

 

And that’s it. You will now have an extra 1GB of space in your account.