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Contest #3: Trivia about Christmas...

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Calling all Highlanders, this is your chance to show how much you know about the different Winter Holidays!


1. Who created the look of the modern Santa Claus?


A. Coca Cola

B. Louis Prang

C. Clement Clarke Moore

D. Washington Irving

E. John Pintard

F. Thomas Nast

G. None of the Above

H. All of the Above



2. What is the origin of the word 'mistletoe' in Anglo-Saxon?


A. Golden Bough

B. To scare away passing demons

C. Dung on a twig

D. Protector of horses and cattle against witchcraft

E. None of the Above

F. All of the Above


3. Where are/were the bones of the original Santa Claus (St. Nicholas) preserved?


A. The town of Myra

B. The town of Bari in Italy

C. The church of San Nicola

D. None of the Above

E. All of the Above


4. Where was it once illegal to celebrate Christmas in the New World?


A. Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations

B. Puritan New England, Massachusetts

C. Jamestown Settlement, Virginia

D. Province of New York


E. None of the Above

F. All of the Above


5. When was Jesus Christ's birthday?


A. December 25th

B. Sometime in the Spring

C. 5000 years ago

D. No one knows for sure

E. All of the above

F. None of the Above




Important Notes:


Winner gets choice of one of the following:




• ESET Smart Security for Windows

• ESET NOD32 Antivirus for Windows

• ESET Cybersecurity Pro for Mac OS X

• ESET Cybersecurity for Mac OS X

• ESET NOD32 Antivirus for Linux Desktop

• ESET Mobile Security for Android


Prize winners will need to provide a valid e-mail address and first and last name to be given to the software vendor for providing the license key and any necessary instructions.


Highlanders are only eligible to win one contest in the SNF Holiday Celebration. In the event the winner cannot use any of the licenses included in the package, they can gift it to a family member or friend. Contest winners will be contacted via PM (Private Message) to obtain the needed information.


All entries must be posted no later than the 12th day of Christmas, January 6, 2014 (this is to give folks that are too busy or traveling to visit the forums during The Holidays a chance to win too), after which time any additional replies will not be considered.


Admins and Mods are not eligible to play.

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