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Great Noblegarden Egg Hunt 3.0


As a fairly new Blogger (since December ’11) I haven’t participated in many Blogging events yet. I’d heard about this challenge from Navimie and was interested to find out more about it. Luckily for us, Kamalia decided to host it again this year, which was first run by Angelya back in 2010.

A total of 21 bloggers participated and I must say that there were some really devious players. I was a little surprised to find that mine was listed in the ‘Hard’ basket, as well as three others. Luckily for me, I managed to find two of these.

Here are the six I had trouble finding:


  • the Golden Crusade – missed the hover on this one
    Prospecting Rates page, “Pyrite Ore” pops up Brightly Coloured Egg tooltip from Wowhead instead of the proper ore tooltip
  • Tome of the Ancient – sneaky sneaky Druid
    Death Series page (linked in right sidebar), picture of Coldarra, fourth from top, has egg sitting on rock in lower right corner
  • Toys of Azeroth – OK, I actually saw this one a few times but didn’t think it was the entry as it said ‘Netherwing Egg’ :P
    Tiny Purple Dragon (third post of blog), “Netherwing Eggs” reference and Wowhead tooltip pop up in second sentence of last paragraph
  •  Orcish Army Knife – I did notice something with the banner but I thought my eyes were playing tricks on me (this was after a couple of hours of hunting) :P
    Watch the right side of the header banner image carefully — the glow of the lantern will dim and brighten a couple of times, and then an egg will appear on the ledge directly above the lantern for a split-second before fading away again


After the deadline, I was eagerly anticipating who had won the awesome prizes for this year. This morning I awoke to find my winning email from Kamalia telling me I had won the Grand Prize – Cymre (and possibly Coolidge) would be featured in an upcoming episode of From Draenor With Love!

Congrats also to Tome of the Ancient who was the runner up and winner of a personalised headshot/avatar image of their character, again courtesy of Vidyala.

For those wondering where my egg was:

I decided to use the Critter Wars post as I referenced an “easter egg of sorts” back when I wrote it, so I thought it would be the perfect place for my hidden egg :)

Go to ‘Places‘ (in the top menu) scroll down to the “Survival of the Fittest” post about the fighting critters in Mulgore, hover over the top image (aerial view of plateau) to read “Mulgore Plateau – Noblegarden Egg – 2012″. Click on that to find a confirmation image :)

Just out of interest, how many found my egg? Let me know in the comments below…


Disc priest and relic hunter who loves collecting achievements, silver dragon shots and all things pets. You may know me as Cymre Brightblade. Catch all the pet battle strategies on my YouTube channel - CymreJones


April 16, 2012 at 11:13 am

I didn’t twig that I could click through the picture to a confirmation page until you turned in your answers spreadsheet, actually, and I would have taken descriptions of just the alt text of the image as correct answers :P

April 16, 2012 at 1:25 pm

CONGRATULATIONS!!!!! How exciting for you :)

April 16, 2012 at 10:15 pm

Congratulations Cyrme! You are on a hot streak!

April 18, 2012 at 4:59 am

Woohoo! Congratulations! Gosh I never found yours, and I can’t wait to see your prize! Oooh I wonder if this luck will carry you through in Mog madness too! Good luck :)

    April 18, 2012 at 11:24 am

    @Kamalia – Yeah, I thought the hover would be a dead givaway but it doesn’t look like anyone found it.

    @Dragonray – TY and it is very exciting :P

    @Ancient – It really seems that way… hopefully it can last for at least another week :P

    @Navimie – I’m wondering the same thing but I have some really tough competition. >.<

April 20, 2012 at 7:51 pm

Grats Cymre … sorry would have spoken earlier, but I’ve been skimming your posts to avoid spoiling MoP at the moment :)

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