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Silicon Valley Swashbucklers Traverse Through Palo Alto!



Ahoy, Mateys! This past
Thursday, with around 300 yelping swashbucklers barhopping in downtown
Palo Alto, you'd think it was national Talk Like a Pirate Day. But nope,
it was just another trip down memory plank to a rambunctious Silicon Valley Yelp Elite Event. Yelpers hopped between Mantra, Rudy's Pub and B412 throughout the evening searching for treasure and boozin' it up! 

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Adding booty to the mix, Bling Nation hooked yelpers with free mobile money!
Getting freebies at elite events is a given, getting paid while at the
event, now that's a bonus! Bling hooked yelpers up with $20 BlingBucks on
their mobile Bling tags ($40 if they synced up with their PayPal
account). It was just what the pirates, sailors, and other surly seamen
(and seawomen) needed to pillage the town. As they ship-hopped between
bars, Silicon Valley yelpers didn't just stop with the obligatory grog,
they scavenged throughout each venue searching for the real buried
treasure – a chest filled with $100

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At the last port, there was a costume contest for best dressed pirates, where yelpers helped select the two winners to win the $100 BlingBucks prizes. Pretty pirate Thao N took one of the blingin' treasure chests home, and the wickedest wench of them all was Julia H!

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For more about the ARRRRRRsome event, check out the reviews here and peep the pirate party pics taken by one-eyed Kyu K here!

Cap'n Connie C

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