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  St. Patrick's Day is here and deviantART is ready to celebrate in style! Put on your favorite green shirt, grab a "Kiss me, I'm Irish!" button, and prepare to win the pot of gold (prizes!) at the end of the rainbow because we've put together a new scuzzle for deviant sleuths to partake in.

  Never heard of a scuzzle? It's a combination scavenger hunt and puzzle that involves both searching for pieces and puzzling them together.

  Devious deviantART staff members took a photo of something w00tacular—something St. Patrick's Day related—and cut it into 30 evenly-sized pieces. We then hid the pieces all around deviantART: as deviations, in scraps, on dAmn, as avatars, and so on. They could be anywhere! But be careful; there may or may not be bogus scuzzle pieces to throw you off the trail. Once all 30 pieces are found, they can be arranged just like a puzzle. If puzzled correctly, the w00tacular photo will be revealed to you!

      
  1.     Search deviantART for all 30 scuzzle pieces   
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  3.     Correctly arrange the scuzzle pieces (see puzzle grid)   
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  5.     Submit the finished product as either a deviation or puzzled together in a journal entry   
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  7.     Post a comment on this article linking to the successfully completed scuzzle   
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  9.     In your comment, include a creative caption referencing the scuzzle image (be funny, be scandalous, use l337-speak – it's up to you!)   
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  11.     You can enter as many times as you want   
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  13.     Below is a piece to start you out:   
   
     (1 winner): The first subscriber to correctly complete and submit the scuzzle, with creative caption, will be awarded an Adobe software bundle of both Photoshop CS4 and Lightroom 2 (ARV of $998).    
   
     (2 winners): Subscribers who correctly complete and submit the scuzzle, and provide a creative caption, before the contest's conclusion, will be eligible to win an Adobe software bundle of both Photoshop CS4 and Lightroom 2 (ARV of $998, each).    
     
        
  1.       The contest begins on March 17th, 2009 at 2:00 PM PST and ends March 22nd at 11:59 PM PST. If no winning entries are received within this time period, no prizes will be awarded. You may enter as many times as you wish.     
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  3.       The St. Patrick's Day Scuzzle is open to all deviantART members who are at least 13 years old for participation; however, only subscribers (both domestic and international) are eligible to win prizes. There is a charge for deviantART subscribers. deviantART staff, employees, volunteers and the immediate family members of any of those are not eligible to enter the contest.     
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  5.       The prizes will only be awarded to a participant with an active subscription at the time he or she posts the completed scuzzle. If non-subscribers wish to be eligible for prizes, they must upgrade their deviantART membership before their submission to the contest.     
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  7.       Captions will be judged on the following criteria:       
              
    •           Creative reference to the scuzzle image         
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    •           Ability to standout among other captions         
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          The judging team includes: $Heidi, $evafleur, $eStunt, and $dan14lev. Other deviantART staff members may be substituted as judges if necessary.     
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  9.       deviantART may use the name of any entrant in connection with the scuzzle.     
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  11.       Any attempt to cheat at the scuzzle or to appropriate completed entries from other entrants will result in disqualification.     
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  13.       deviantART is solely responsible for the conduct of the scuzzle. By participating you agree to be bound by these rules and by the decisions of the judges.     
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  15.       Winners of the caption prizes will be announced by $Heidi.     
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Kaylectra Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2009  Student Digital Artist
Oops, my subscription just ran out. I had it at the time of posting my entry though (and before the competition closed), so do I still count as an entry ? =S
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hybirdd Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2009
:o
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AndrewBadger Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2009  Hobbyist Interface Designer
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"The prizes will only be awarded to a participant with an active subscription at the time he or she posts the completed scuzzle."

So you'r in ^^
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Kaylectra Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2009  Student Digital Artist
Ohh yeahh, forgot about that!
Hahaa, thanks =)

Just got to hope they can somehow tell I had it pre-entry, ahahah.
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xEmoMuffinx Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
so... is there the solution to be revealed now or something? D: or the winners? or is that a diff. news article D:
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Kaylectra Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2009  Student Digital Artist
I think the last one took 1-2 weeks to announce, so guess we just got to sit back and wait patiently, ahaha.
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xEmoMuffinx Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
xD

most probably.
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yoshitaka Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2009
It'll be in a different article. Don't know when it'll go up though. I want to know who won D:
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xEmoMuffinx Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
Saame D:
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Kish-Kashi Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2009
Why do the highlited words spell
';poof gold'???
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