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Hey, How's Your Knowledge Of Zelda?

Answer some questions, and you might win a copy of Spirit Tracks!


Speeding soon to a DS near you.      
Speeding soon to a DS near you.      
One month from today, the newest Legend of Zelda game, Spirit Tracks, will hit the DS. Choo-choo? Yeah, OK, I've got nothing (but I'm sincerely excited to play the game when it comes out).
 
And I hope a few of you are too, because Nintendo will be providing us four extra copies of Spirit Tracks to send your way, provided you live in the United States. We'll give away one copy per week for the next four weeks until the game's release, along with a few other goodies like a train whistle, T-shirt, and DSiWare points card.
 
But you'll have to work for this stuff! There's no such thing as a free lunch, or a free Spirit Tracks, either. Instead of our usual random-drawing format, this time you'll have to be the first one to answer these five obscure Zelda trivia questions in the comments on this story to win. And I warn you, these questions are not kind. Put on your thinking (Minish) caps, find the answers to these questions, and be the first to drop them in the comments to win this week's game. Of course, if you just want to discuss the game or talk about how hard these questions are, that's fine too.
 
  1. What is the only Zelda game that Octoroks have not appeared in?
  2. Which piece of the Triforce does Link earn in the original Legend of Zelda?
  3. In what game besides Link’s Awakening did the Ballad of the Windfish appear?
  4. At the beginning of A Link to the Past, where are all three pieces of the Triforce?
  5. Who is the Oracle of Ages?
 

That's it. I suspect some of these will take a little digging, so I'll let you get to work. The winner will be contacted via private message, so keep an eye on your inboxes here in the site once you enter.

 

And don't forget, you'll have three more chances to win, so come back next week for the next round of questions. 

 
UPDATE: We have a winner! And that winner will be contacted via private message.  
 
An important note: The three subsequent trivia challenges will post at 1pm Pacific Standard Time on the next three Mondays, so you won't have to worry about missing your next chance to win. Just make sure you've got your eyes on the forums or news feed at that time so you can take a stab at being the first with the correct answers.
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Speeding soon to a DS near you.      
Speeding soon to a DS near you.      
One month from today, the newest Legend of Zelda game, Spirit Tracks, will hit the DS. Choo-choo? Yeah, OK, I've got nothing (but I'm sincerely excited to play the game when it comes out).
 
And I hope a few of you are too, because Nintendo will be providing us four extra copies of Spirit Tracks to send your way, provided you live in the United States. We'll give away one copy per week for the next four weeks until the game's release, along with a few other goodies like a train whistle, T-shirt, and DSiWare points card.
 
But you'll have to work for this stuff! There's no such thing as a free lunch, or a free Spirit Tracks, either. Instead of our usual random-drawing format, this time you'll have to be the first one to answer these five obscure Zelda trivia questions in the comments on this story to win. And I warn you, these questions are not kind. Put on your thinking (Minish) caps, find the answers to these questions, and be the first to drop them in the comments to win this week's game. Of course, if you just want to discuss the game or talk about how hard these questions are, that's fine too.
 
  1. What is the only Zelda game that Octoroks have not appeared in?
  2. Which piece of the Triforce does Link earn in the original Legend of Zelda?
  3. In what game besides Link’s Awakening did the Ballad of the Windfish appear?
  4. At the beginning of A Link to the Past, where are all three pieces of the Triforce?
  5. Who is the Oracle of Ages?
 

That's it. I suspect some of these will take a little digging, so I'll let you get to work. The winner will be contacted via private message, so keep an eye on your inboxes here in the site once you enter.

 

And don't forget, you'll have three more chances to win, so come back next week for the next round of questions. 

 
UPDATE: We have a winner! And that winner will be contacted via private message.  
 
An important note: The three subsequent trivia challenges will post at 1pm Pacific Standard Time on the next three Mondays, so you won't have to worry about missing your next chance to win. Just make sure you've got your eyes on the forums or news feed at that time so you can take a stab at being the first with the correct answers.
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I got a free lunch at the church near my school last Friday. Hence free lunches do, in fact, exist.

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1. Twilight Princess
2.  Triforce of Wisdom
3. Majora's Mask
4. Ganon's Tower in the Dark World
5. Nayru

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Ah Georestrictions, one day we shall look back in laugter at that quint idea but for the moment I shall look forward in hope.

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1. Twilight Princess
 2. Courage
3. Majora's Mask
 4. Golden Realm
5. Nayru

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its in the golden realm in the prologue which details hyrule's creation, but i believe during the duration of the actual game, Ganon has them in his tower.

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Twilight Princess
Wisdom
Majora's Mask
With Ganon in the Dark World
Nayru

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Let's see... 
 1. Link's crossbow training?
2. The triforce of Wisdom  
5. Nayru 
 
That' what I know...

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1. Twilight Princess
2. Triforce of Wisdon
3. Majora's Mask
4.  The Golden Land
5. Nayru

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1. Twilight Princess

2.  Triforce of Wisdom

3. Majora's Mask

4. The Golden Land

5. Nayru


Edit - My bad, didn't realise you have to be in USA, ah well, was fun to enter anyways :p

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Ah, damn it. Far too late.

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1. Twilight Princess
2. Triforce of Wisdom
3. Majora's Mask
4. Golden Land
5. Nayru

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1. Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess
2. Triforce of Wisdom  
3.Legend of Zelda Majora's mask
4. The Golden Land  
5. Nayru
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1. Twilight Princess
2. Triforce of Wisdom
3. Majoras Mask
4. ...Sunnuva...
5. Nayru
 
I can't think of the 4th for the life of me. Better luck next time.

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1. Twilight Princess
2. Wisdom
3. Majora's Mask
4. Sacred Realm/ Dark World with Ganon
5. Nayru
 
Yesh.

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 1. Link's Adventure
2. Courage
 3. Majora's Mask
 4. The Golden Land
5. Nayru

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Twilight Princess
triforce of wisdom
Majoras mask
Sacred  Realm
Nayru

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I don't like the "first to answer" format because it just means someone gets lucky and happens to be on the front page when the news story goes up.

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This format defeats the purpose.  Its just about who gets lucky enough to see this article first.  Therefore those who keep on hitting refresh with nothing else to do.

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I live in New Zealand I can't win 
so 
1.) Escape from LA 
2.) Escape from New York 
3.) what was teh question again? 
4.) Solid Snake 
5.)   Macaulay Culkin     
 
To top that off my entry isn't in the top 5
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Um, it's the Internet, so I can answer all these quite easily:
 
In order:
 
Twilight Princess
Triforce of Wisdom (Courage did not come yet)
Majora's Mask
Wait, do you mean the beginning of the events in the game, or including the events preceding it? The former is the Dark World, the latter the Golden Realm.
Nayru.
 
A winner is me? OK, you probably don't want that anywhere near you, do you?

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I lost :(

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 1. Twilight Princess
2. Wisdom
3. Majora's Mask
4. Sacred Realm/ Dark World with Ganon
5. Nayru 

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In response to Nintendo's handling of my once favorite series, my answer is "don't know, don't care".  You also didn't pick any questions from OG Zelda, which makes this contest null and void.

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1.Twilight princess 
2.Triforce of wisdom 
3.Majora's Mask 
4.Pyrimid of Power 
5.Nayru

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1.) Twilight Princess
2.) Triforce of Wisdom
3.) Majora's Mask
4.) Inside the Pyramid of Power, which is in the center of the Dark World
5.) Nayru

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@dr_zox said:
" I live in New Zealand I can't win so 
1.) Escape from LA 
2.) Escape from New York 
3.) what was teh question again? 
4.) Solid Snake 
5.)   Macaulay Culkin     "
Kevin?  Kevin??   KEVINNNNNNNNNNN!!!?!?!
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ooof course, it's just for the states...
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@timay said:
" I lost :( "
Me to.  My Zelda knowledge isn't the greatest.  All I know is that the Zelda games kick ass.
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  1. Twilight Princess
2.  Triforce of Wisdom
3. Majora's Mask
4. Ganon's Tower in the Dark World
5. Nayru
  
 
am i doin it rite?

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  1. Twilight Princess
2. Wisdom
3. Majora's Mask
4. Sacred Realm/ Dark World with Ganon
5. Nayru  

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 Twilight Princess
Wisdom
Majora's Mask
With Ganon in the Dark World
Nayru 

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About 32 people have already posted, but what the hell.
 Twilight Princess
Wisdom
Majora's Mask
With Ganon in the Dark World
Nayru  

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Twilight Princess
Wisdom
Majora's Mask
With Ganon in the Dark World
Nayru        
 
I didnt copy and paste this!! Stop looking at me like that! Oh well, better luck next week. :)
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1. Twilight princess 
2. Wisdom
3. Majora's mask
4. Sacred realm
5. Nayru

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@DukeTogo said:
"You also didn't pick any questions from OG Zelda, which makes this contest null and void. "
Question 2.
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Why the hell is all of this stuff US only >< I want some Canadian giveaways.

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First to answer sucks :( Also you should have it be PM the answers to a giantbomb account or something, that way people can't just copy paste answers from the comments. And first answer is lame because its all about going on at the right time =/ I missed it because I was eating dinner!
 
 
Twilight Princess
Wisdom
Majora's Mask
With Ganon in the Dark World
Nayru       

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Brad, I need to know if Canada qualifies as a part of the United States ... 
 
Didn't we surrender or something ?
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1. Transformers 3: octorocks, roll out!
2. 1/3 of it.  
3.  Majora's Mask
4. Big Bass Fishing 
5. This question is too racist for me to answer. 

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@Brackynews:
lol, I pretty sure it was confirmed on IMDB that The next metal gear solid would have Macaulay Culkin in it 
they were going to call it  
 
"home alone solid"
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1. Twilight Princess 
2. Triforce of Wisdom 
3. Majora's Mask 
4. Sacred Realm a.k.a Dark World 
3. Nayru 
 
And if I win, I'll wash your feet... mentally.

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@CharleyTony said:

" Brad, I need to know if Canada qualifies as a part of the United States ...  Didn't we surrender or something ? "

I agree.  Weren't you guys way into manifest destiny back in the day?  I'd be happy to pledge my allegiance to the flag for which it stands, in hopes of winning a copy of Spirit Tracks...but only under those circumstances.  I saw what happened in MW2.  I'll go back to being Canadian then.
But just in case...  
1. Twilight Princes.
2. Link has to find the 8 shattered pieces of the triforce of wisdom.
3. Majora's mask
4. The Sacred realm/ Dark world/ the corrupted hyrule.  whatever you want to call it. The point is Ganon obtained it and as a result of his intentions, the Sacred realm became evil and corrupted as a result.
5. Nayru was the oracle of ages.
I'll pay for shipping?
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1. the answer to the first question is twilight princess(no, not michael jackson bret)lol
2. uhhh, the triforce of wisdom. my friends are completely zelda illiterate!!!
3. Majora's mask mofo $$$
4. that would be the sacred realm
5. hmm, that one was a little bit tricky. Nayru( also apparently marijuana as according to chris)

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1. Twilight Princess
2. Triforce of Wisdom
3. Majora's Mask
4. The Sacred Realm/Dark World
5. Nayru

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1 - The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess 
2 - The Triforce of Wisdom 
3 - The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask 
4 - The Sacred Realm 
5 - Nayru

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I don't really like/follow zelda + I don't live in the US 
But cool contest duder

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Twilight Princess
The Triforce of Wisdom
Majora's Mask
Sacred Realm
Nayru
 
Edit:
Boo. I didn't know that this was a first come first serve. Oh well.

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Twilight Princess
Triforce of Wisdom 
Majora's Mask
Sacred realm/Dark World
Nayru