Find the items and unscramble all the texts and earn an entry to win $10K and Ernie’s ride in the Wonderful Pistachios Destroy Ernie’s Evidence Promotion. For more chances to win, keep going. Each level has a unique challenge that will be activated when you click on the right object. Solve the puzzle to unlock the next clue.
Sweeps Rating: Okay
Eligibility: US, DC, 18 and older (19 Alabama, Nebraska)
Entry Dates: March 13, 2017 and ends on June 30, 2017 at 11:59:59 PM ET
Random Drawing: on or about July 1, 2017
Click at the top right next to the sound indicator to bring up the sweepstakes entry form
Level 1 Ernie Item Locations:
- first chair on the left
- camera on tripod
- first bag of Pistachios on the floor
- second bag of Pistachios on the floor
- first long couch
- green Jeep
- SD couch on floor by couch
- broken chair
- chest in fish tank
- green plant next to fish tank
- book on table next to fish tank
- video on laptop
- brown book on green chest
- Kitchenaid mixer
- jars of spices on a rack
- glass of water next to tea pot
- red bonsai plant next to couch
- 99 bags of Pistachios on the wall
- second elephant photograph on wall
Level 1 Squirrely Text Answers:
Click on the cell phone on the table to bring up Squirrely Text
- Eat at Ernies
- a cab
- ha ha
- where we are
- took us home
- at the park
Want more answers? You will find them on the Secret site
The Promotion Consists of Two Separate Elements:
- the bi-weekly Promotion portion; and
- the grand prize Promotion portion
The Bi-Weekly Prize Pools will be broken out into eight (8) separate entry pools based on the “Destroy Ernie’s Evidence” chapter releases, and will run per the Bi-Weekly Prize Pool chart below. Each Bi-Weekly Prize Pool will run starting from 12:00:00 AM ET on Tuesday (except for the Bi-Weekly Prize Pool for Chapter 1 which will run starting on Monday), and ending at 11:59:59 PM ET on Monday two weeks thereafter throughout the Promotion Period. The Grand Prize Pool will run during the entire Promotion Period.
- March 13 to March 27
- March 28 to April 10
- April 11 to April 24
- April 25 to May 8
- May 9 to May 22
- May 23 to June 5
- June 6 to June 19
- June 20 to June 30
During each Bi-Week, log onto the Website and play that BiWeek’s Chapter and if you participate in each Chapter’s puzzle or game, you will receive one entry into that Bi-Week’s Bi-Weekly Prize Pool. In addition, you can earn one Bi-Weekly Prize Pool entry by clicking a link before sharing each Bi-Week’s Chapter on Facebook and one BiWeekly Prize Pool entry by clicking a link before sharing each Bi-Week’s Chapter on Twitter. You do not need to successfully complete a Chapter’s puzzle or game in order to be entered into a BiWeekly Prize Pool. Each eligible entrant can only receive up to four Bi-Weekly Prize Pool entries per Bi-Week. Each time an entrant receives a Bi-Weekly Prize Pool entry, he/she will automatically receive one entry into the Grand Prize Pool simultaneously. All Bi-Weekly Prize Pool entries must be received by 11:59:59 PM on Monday of each Bi-Week to be eligible for that Bi-Weeks Bi-Weekly Prize Pool. Then, upon participation of all eight Chapters games or puzzles, you will automatically receive one entry into the Grand Prize Pool.
The Facebook and Twitter Share links will be available after you complete the Text Entry.
Email Entry: To receive an entry into the Grand Prize Pool without successfully completed all eight Chapters games or puzzles, you can email one alternate email for a single Grand Prize entry with your complete name and telephone number in the body of the email and Destroy Ernie’s Evidence Grand Prize Entry in the subject line to: [email protected].
Please Note: the Grand Prize email entry will ONLY be accepted if you have not already successfully completed all 8 Chapters.
In addition, at the end of Chapter 8, if you make the correct choice regarding what to do with the SD card, you will receive one additional entry into the Grand Prize Pool. Each eligible entrant can only receive up to 27 entries into the Grand Prize Pool.
Entry Limit: one entry per person per weekly entry period. Non-winning entries from any Bi-Weekly Prize Pool will NOT be carried over to subsequent BiWeekly Prize Pools.
One (1) Grand Prize: A 2017 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon Hard Rock or vehicle of equal value, includes freight and handling but excludes tax, title and license charges. ARV: up to $40,000 NOTE: may choose a cash alternative in lieu of the Vehicle in the amount of $35,000.
One (1) Entry Period #1 Prize: 10,000 awarded in the form of a check
Four (4) Entry Period #2 Prizes: Four Coachella VIP Passes which include: entrance to the venue, day parking lots and the two venue VIP areas for all three days. VIP pass holders may visit the camping areas. VIP parking is not included. Winners must provide their own travel to the concert. ARV: $899 (Transportation Is Not Included) NOTE: may choose a cash alternative in lieu of the passes in the amount of $3,596
Two (2) Entry Period #3 Prizes: Stubhub Credit equal to $5,000 NOTE: may choose a cash alternative in lieu of the credit in the amount of $5,000
Two (2) Entry Period #4 Prizes: 5,000.00 AirBnB credit NOTE: may choose a cash alternative in lieu of the credits in the amount of $5,000
One (1) Entry Period #5 Prize: 10,000 awarded in the form of a check
Ten (10) Entry Period #6 Prizes: A Nintendo Switch or console of equal value and 5 launch Games: The Legend of Zelda Breath of the Wild, 1-2 Switch, Just Dance 2017, Skylanders, Super Bomberman R. Launch game titles subject to change based on availability. ARV: $1,000 NOTE: may choose a cash alternative in lieu of the prize in the amount of $1,000
One (1) Entry Period #7 Prize: An African Safari for Two. Trip includes: roundtrip coach airfare for winner and a guest from major Sponsor-approved airport nearest winners home to Kenya, Africa; which includes: camping accommodations, all meals for 5-day stay, and tours of Masai Mara, Lake Nakuru, and Amboseli National Park. Pick up and drop off directly at Nairobi International Airport included. ARV: $11,390.00 NOTE: may choose a cash alternative in lieu of travel in the amount of $11,390.00
Entry Period #8: Each Entrant receives one additional Grand Prize bonus entry
Prize Limit: one Bi-Weekly Prize Pool winner per person/household during the entire Promotion Period; any Bi-Weekly Prize Pool winner is still eligible to win the Grand Prize.