Upon arrival at the station, Santa is waiting to greeted all f the Kringle Con II attendees:


Welcome to the North Pole and KringleCon 2!

Last year, KringleCon hosted over 17,500 attendees and my castle got a little crowded.

We moved the event to Elf University (Elf U for short), the North Pole’s largest venue.

Please feel free to explore, watch talks, and enjoy the con!

Also at the station was Bushy Evergreen:


Hi, I'm Bushy Evergreen. Welcome to Elf U!

I'm glad you're here. I'm the target of a terrible trick.

Pepper Minstix is at it again, sticking me in a text editor.

Pepper is forcing me to learn ed.

Even the hint is ugly. Why can't I just use Gedit?

Please help me just quit the grinchy thing.

Terminal Challenge Escape Ed


Wow, that was much easier than I'd thought.

Maybe I don't need a clunky GUI after all!

Have you taken a look at the password spray attack artifacts?

I'll bet that DeepBlueCLI tool is helpful.

You can check it out on GitHub.

It was written by that Eric Conrad.

He lives in Maine - not too far from here!

This leads to The Quad