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Yahoo! Rides ‘Ocean’s’ tide

Six-week event sends participants clues by e-mail

Yahoo! is teaming up with Warner Bros. and Village Roadshow Pictures for “Mastermind Challenge,” an interactive promo for Steven Soderbergh’s “Ocean’s Twelve,” which bows Dec. 10.

Six-week promo sends participants two plot-related clues a week via email. Participants use Yahoo! Maps, Search and Finance to solve the clues. Those who answer all 12 questions correctly will have a chance to win a grand-prize trip for two to Amsterdam, Paris and Rome. Other prizes include six trips for two to Las Vegas and 50 “Ocean’s Eleven” DVDs.

Yahoo! Mobile also is sponsoring a promo that gives participants the chance to receive and answer trivia questions through text messaging.

Contest participants must visit www.oceans12.net to sign up.

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