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Empire Avenue Wisdom 031 – Embrace Superstition

by THE INFLUENCIER on May 13, 2011 •  13 comments

EAvWisely 031 - Embrace Superstition

Embrace Superstition

The fear of Friday the 13th is called friggatriskaidekaphobia and let me be the first to say, that’s a friggin’ hard word to spell, let alone pronounce. Much like the last name of Empire Avenue CEO and semi-professional couch surfing champion Duleepa “Dups’ Wijayawardhana (e)DUPS.

Now, in most parts of the world, Friday the 13th is synonymous with bad luck or that one movie where those teenagers definitely kill that dude wearing the mask (Awesome flick. Somebody should make a sequel.) However, on Empire Avenue, Friday the 13th means only one thing — Secret Achievement time!

In any given year, Friday the 13th appears on the calendar at least once, but no more than 3 times. This year, it only happens once. Your next opportunity to unlock this achievement won’t roll around again until January 2012. It’s now or never if you want to snag this rare gem. Let’s get started, shall we?

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Empire Avenue Wisdom 026 – Watch Lists

by THE INFLUENCIER on April 17, 2011 •  1 comment

Empire Avenue Wisdom 26 - Watch Lists

Removing 2,000 names from your watch list does not earn you a Secret Achievement.
It only results in blisters on your clicking finger.

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New Empire Avenue Secret Achievements Unlocked

by THE INFLUENCIER on April 1, 2011 •  9 comments

Empire Avenue Secret AchievementsAfter months of careful research and a ton of trial and error, THE INFLUENCIER can now report that there are three new Empire Avenue Secret Achievements that can be unlocked for some very lucrative rewards.

(e)DUPS and the rest of the Empire Avenue Team have truly outdone themselves with these three new secret achievements, both in terms of clever creativity and with the size of the rewards.  Upon unlocking the first reward, “THE JACKPOT” you receive 72,000 Eaves. Yes, that’s right — 72,000 Eaves! Apparently, the Empire Avenue Crew was feeling quite generous (or perhaps had a long coding night while under the influence of some adult libations).


UPDATED: Empire Avenue Secret Achievements

by THE INFLUENCIER on August 13, 2010 •  7 comments


EDITOR’S NOTE: Updates appear at the end of this post.

Edmonton, Alberta 4:50PM CDTThe Empire Avenue Team announced via twitter this afternoon that ten new make that eleven correction twelve(?!?) 13 new Secret Achievements by Empire Avenue CEO Duleepa Wijayawardhana (e)DUPS himself, 3 new Secret Achievements by Social Engineering Architect Ray Lambe (e)RGL , and who knows how many others by the rest of the team, have been added to Empire Avenue. Official Spokestwitterer @EmpireAve hinted publicly that one Secret Achievement, “The Rudiger” can be discovered by showing some love to everyone’s favorite former Server Room Intern  and newly-minted Marketing Department Employee, Rudiger Esquirel (e)SQRL.

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