We want to hear about your experience!


We recently updated our SolarWinds Online Demo and, with your help, we can make it even better. Take 5 – 10 minutes to share your experience with the SolarWinds Online Demo and receive 250 THWACK® points.


It’s just three easy steps:


      1. Click HERE to complete the survey (Hurry! You only have until August 10).
      2. Don't forget to insert your THWACK username at the end of the survey.
      3. As a thank you, we’ll deposit 250 THWACK® points into your account after the survey has closed on August 13.



There is nothing wrong with your computer. Do not attempt to adjust the settings. We are controlling the Wi-Fi. If we wish to make it louder, we will bring up the volume. If we wish to make it softer, we will tune it to a whisper. We will control the horizontal. We will control the vertical. We can roll the image, make it flutter. We can change the focus to a soft blur or sharpen it to crystal clarity. For the next question, sit quietly and we will control all that you see and hear. We repeat: there is nothing wrong with your computer.


You are about to participate in a great adventure. You are about to experience the awe and mystery which reaches from the inner mind to - The Outer Tickets.


The following THWACK Mission was inspired by actual episodes of The Outer Limits.


Use the mission’s resources to complete the tasks and answer the questions for a chance to win!

Correctly answer each question during the week and you'll be entered for a chance to win the weekly prize.

Correctly answer all 20 questions over the course of the month and you'll be entered for a chance to win the grand prize.

150 points are being awarded for each correctly answered question. There are 20 questions, which means you can earn a maximum of 3,000 points for this mission.

Want to join the mission, but not a member? Sign up FREE now!


Weekly Prizes & Drawing Dates:

August 13: NES Classic
August 20: PetSafe Automatic Feeder
August 27: Moustache Coffee Club Subscription (3-months)
September 3: Long Distance Friendship Lamp

Grand Prize:

September 3: Bose Bluetooth Speaker (Alexa compatible)



A new question will open every day (Monday - Friday) starting on August 6, 2018. Once a question has opened, it will remain open until September 2, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. CDT. Check the schedule below for exact open/close times.

Mission Shortcut

Complete the mission shortcut to earn an additional 1,000 THWACK® points & enter to win a set of Aurora Smart Lighting Panels!

The shortcut is simple:

  1. Download a free trial of Web Help Desk
  2. Take a screenshot of the Web Help Desk Dashboard
  3. Submit your screenshot on the next screen


Weekly PrizesMonTueWedThuFriWinners
Week 1: Complete questions 1-5 by August 12 to be entered to win: NES Classic
Week 2: Complete questions 6-10 by August 19 to be entered to win: PetSafe Automatic Feeder
Week 3: Complete questions 11-15 by August 26 to be entered to win: Moustache Coffee Club Subscription (3-months)
Week 4: Complete questions 16-20 by September 2 to be entered to win: Long Distance Friendship Lamp

Correctly answer all 20 questions by September 2 and get entered to win the Grand Prize! Bose Bluetooth Speaker (Alexa compatible)

Monthly Mission Terms and Conditions: US, UK, and Canada | Germany | Australia

Mission Shortcut Terms and Conditions: US, UK, and Canada | Germany | Australia

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