Monday, May 2, 2011

Civil War Navy Scavenger Hunt # 1

CWN 150 Fans,

We are pleased to announce the launch of our first Civil War Navy Online Scavenger Hunt.  Participants will use their skills of web-searching and social media to solve the riddles, clues, and pictures included in these exciting hunts! 

First Scavenger Hunt:  Civil War Navy Scavenger Hunt #1

You have an opportunity to earn 10 points each week (3 points for the picture search, 5 points for the CWN Riddle, and 2 points for the quote of the week).  Here is a summary list of the CWN 150 Online Scavenger Hunt "Ranks" you can obtain over time. 
  • Admiral (> 500 Points)
  • Captain (400 Points)
  • Commander (350 Points)
  • Lieutenant Commander (300 Points)
  • Lieutenant (250 Points)
  • Master (200 Points)
  • Ensign (150 Points)
  • Passed Midshipman (100 Points)
  • Midshipman (75 Points)
  • Masters Mate (50 Points)
  • Petty Officer (25 Points)
Send your responses to with the subject line “Online Scavenger Hunt,” followed by the pertinent week.  Don’t forget to include your full name.  We will tabulate the scores every week and publish the results on the CWN 150 blog. 

Here is an example of what you will be sending in every week to the contest email:

Don't be discouraged!  This is a sesquicentennial activity, so there will be plenty of time to build those points up.  Challenge your friends and fellow fans to be the first to make Admiral!  Accepted entries for this first scavenger hunt will close on midnight this Sunday, 8 May 2011.  Scores will be tabulated and published on this blog (along with the second scavenger hunt) the following week. 

If you have any questions about this new and exciting activity, please email me at

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