Appulous : Troll Bridge

To ease up on the Appulous server(s?), Kyek implemented a Troll Bridge password protection to keep out the ones “not in the scene”, so as to reduce the load on the server as least until the new servers are properly configured and tested. For shits and giggles I’m keeping a log of all the questions. If you know of more, and/or the correct sequence, please let me know!

  1. Who am I? Kyek
  2. What was the name of Hackulous’ April Fool’s Day app? Winulous
  3. Hackulous started off as Geniusblog
  4. The very first public forum dedicated specifically to iphone 2.0 app cracking was hosted at Haklabs
  5. Who is MOST credited with discovering the cracking method we use today? Lsemtex
  6. Who was the admin of HakStore? Labrat
  7. Who wrote the very first autocracking BASH script? Flox
  8. What is the online alias of the first person to buy the domain? Vibe
  9. What kind of jail are stock iPhones in? Chroot
  10. What is Haklab’s favorite food? Penis
  11. What is the name of Appulous’ caching algorithm? REcache
  12. _______4fun? Boosted
  13. ________aasdf? Bugmenot
  14. Three people were responsible for posting a huge number of apps to Appulous before it was ever opened to the public. These people are most_uniQue, bugmenotaasdf, and who else? Sonic
  15. This developer was the first to program a library for pulling all of the screenshots for an app out of the appstore. Doosje
  16. What was the name of the short-lived app on the repo meant solely for refreshing your springboard cache? Rebuild
  17. Who wrote the app that defeated nearly all “crack-aware” apps, at the expense of not being able to sync them to iTunes? Flawless
  18. Who started Siddhow
  19. Aside from Siddhow, who admined Meknowsnobody
  20. TDDebug made what it is today. Who runs it now? Pondeuce
  21. I work for Apple’s law firm and have been trying to get Appulous shut down since the beginning. I wish I was better at my job :(. What’s my first and last name? Ian Ramage
  22. I work for Apple’s law firm and have been trying to get Appulous shut down since the beginning. I wish I was better at my job :(. What’s Kyek’s nickname for me? Rammy
  23. When Appulous was tiny, it ran on a VPS provided by Bapshosting
  24. This domain name got popular when the site admin started bundling IPA files into torrents and advertised his website in them.
  25. Who ran the most successful and largest IPA site before Appulous? Boosted4fun
  26. What was the name of the app written specifically for downloading and installing IPAs from the b00sted4fun repository, and who wrote it? Answer in the format “APPNAME by AUTHOR” Appshare by Flawless
  27. Who is, by far, the most annoying dude on facebook?
  28. B00sted4fun’s Russian repo was hosted by what company? Dreamhost
  29. Approximately how many douchebags are trying to promote their lame websites, youtube accounts, and duplicate facebook groups by claiming they have the answers to these questions? Over 9000
  30. The Appulous test servers, on which new backend code and server configs are tested semi-publicly before moving to production, are provided by what company? Amazon
  31. What feature of PHP 5.3 does Appulos make the most use of in its database system? Late static binding
  32. Who leaked the original Crackulous source code? Cdecl
  33. To whom did SaladFork turn over the Crackulous project? `Angel
  34. Salad fork is slightly _______? Forky
  35. If the permissions are r-xrwxrwx, who can’t write? Owner
  36. Who did Labrat attempt to con into writing a private Appulous clone for his website? Andydam
  37. Who was the first person to start mass-cracking “self-aware” apps? Panik
  38. I was part of the team that discovered how to crack apps. My name is ________-fr. Iceman
  39. Yo dawg we herd you liked trolling so we put a password in your password so you can ______________. Troll while you troll
  40. This on-phone IPA installer predates both Installous and AppShare. What is it? IPAInstaller
  41. I wrote this command-line app to take revenge on those trying to sell cracked apps. Grabulous
  42. What parent company hosted OVH
  43. Who wrote the code the powered Wyze
  44. was a two-man team Wyze and ______? Scuzzy19
  45. I have two Hackulous accounts: My main one, and one I made just for fun. Which is the latter? ThePoet
  46. You ssh into your phone and need to make a symlink from “cow” to “chicken”. Type the command. ln -s cow chicken
  47. Convert this to ASCII: 0x20496c31497c4f306f272222272020. ( Il1I|O0o’””‘ )
  48. Before Genius’ Hackulous tag said “Root Admin”, what did it say? President
  49. My name used to be Omgwtf. Who am I now? SaladFork
  50. This site made a bad knockoff of Appulous to try to get hits, but ended up getting DDoSed until they took it down. It’s iModZone
  51. I posted a job on rent-a-coder for someone to make an Appulous knockoff for my site. Kyek accepted the job under another name and pwned me :(. But we’re cool now. Who am I? Pr0x
  52. What German publication ran a two-page feature on Appulous in September? PC Magazin
  53. They need to do way _______ mother. instain
  54. You’re connected to our IRC server. To join our room, what would you type? /join #chatulous
  55. You ssh to your phone and decide to rename “Documents” to “Other crap”. Type the command to do it, without using quotes. mv Documents Other\ crap
  56. Kyek modified a Greasemonkey plugin to allow you to see if an Appulous IPA link was dead before you clicked it. The original plugin was called the _____ Links Checker. Cavern