How about a Summer Guessing Contest?

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Re: How about a Summer Guessing Contest?

Post by jonn » August 16th, 2019, 1:59 am

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Best of luck to us all! Thanks, Metatp.

P.S. - I think the mean average of all the guess is gonna be verrry close to the right answer... We're smarter together. ;)
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Re: How about a Summer Guessing Contest?

Post by metatp » August 16th, 2019, 12:07 pm

I would like to thank everyone who participated in this contest. I was amazed by the range of guesses and the rationale for them. The Contest is now closed and we have our winner.

The winner was only 1.579g away from the correct answer.

The winner is ....... :D

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Re: How about a Summer Guessing Contest?

Post by jimdoc » August 16th, 2019, 12:27 pm

metatp wrote:
August 16th, 2019, 12:07 pm
I would like to thank everyone who participated in this contest. I was amazed by the range of guesses and the rationale for them. The Contest is now closed and we have our winner.

The winner was only 1.579g away from the correct answer.

The winner is ....... :D
I am guessing the winner is;
johnny309 - 157g

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Re: How about a Summer Guessing Contest?

Post by metatp » August 16th, 2019, 3:34 pm

jimdoc wrote:
August 16th, 2019, 12:27 pm

I am guessing the winner is;
johnny309 - 157g
Nope, sorry. The result was higher. Any other guesses to who won?

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Re: How about a Summer Guessing Contest?

Post by FrugalRefiner » August 16th, 2019, 3:48 pm

Ahhh… Prolonging the pleasure. :)

I'll guess 4metals. He was the first to guess and he knows a thing or two about this stuff.

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Re: How about a Summer Guessing Contest?

Post by metatp » August 16th, 2019, 4:43 pm

FrugalRefiner wrote:
August 16th, 2019, 3:48 pm
Ahhh… Prolonging the pleasure. :)

I'll guess 4metals. He was the first to guess and he knows a thing or two about this stuff.

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Really close, but higher still. >199.5g

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Re: How about a Summer Guessing Contest?

Post by metatp » August 16th, 2019, 4:50 pm

The winner guess was made only a day before the contest ended.

The WINNER IS ... MGH with 217.721g...Actual weight was 219.3g

Congrtulations MGH.

For the longest time, I thought rickzeien would win until the last 2 days of the contest.

MGH, please PM me with the address to send the prize.

Thanks all for the fun.

Tom

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Re: How about a Summer Guessing Contest?

Post by markscomp » August 16th, 2019, 5:18 pm

thank you for some interesting fun - was worth the dra w n o u t r e s u l t s
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Re: How about a Summer Guessing Contest?

Post by rickzeien » August 16th, 2019, 5:27 pm

Congrats MGH.

At least I was first to be second.

Thanks Tom. I enjoyed it.

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Re: How about a Summer Guessing Contest?

Post by anachronism » August 16th, 2019, 5:36 pm

Thanks for the competition.

It's so hard with an orange liquid to guess the contents because the range can be huge. The lads who guessed 70g plus could have been right. It could even have been 260g too. 8) 8)
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Re: How about a Summer Guessing Contest?

Post by markscomp » August 16th, 2019, 5:57 pm

7 toz metal in a solution that looks like soda water mixed with cranberry juice
I will bet in my college days I drank that much metal - just didn't know it - although it came out the next day
I will definitely take a metal detector to my next bar hop or at least a lie detector test

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Re: How about a Summer Guessing Contest?

Post by markscomp » August 16th, 2019, 6:00 pm

will throw out the name Slipper Rock for my college days

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Re: How about a Summer Guessing Contest?

Post by butcher » August 16th, 2019, 6:37 pm

Well then, my guess was lucky afterall, maybe not to win silver, but to win something much better, enjoying life with friends on the forum...

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Re: How about a Summer Guessing Contest?

Post by FrugalRefiner » August 16th, 2019, 8:56 pm

Congratulations MGH!

Thanks for the contest metatp.

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Re: How about a Summer Guessing Contest?

Post by UncleBenBen » August 16th, 2019, 9:34 pm

Doh!! I knew I was going low on such a beautifully dark gold solution!!!

This one was a ton of fun though. Congratulations MGH, and thanks for the excitement metatp :!:

P.S.- Sorry you missed it butcher, but at least you inspired us all to be good losers! :wink: :lol:
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Re: How about a Summer Guessing Contest?

Post by MGH » August 17th, 2019, 12:11 am

Woohoo!!! Thanks metatp.

I was a late guesser just by circumstance. I would have made that same guess any time. The silver will be great. And now I'll need to find some other creative way to spread a little kindness on the forum.

Thanks again, metatp. And thanks to everyone for playing!

- MGH

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Re: How about a Summer Guessing Contest?

Post by IdahoMole » August 17th, 2019, 1:44 pm

That was fun :D Great idea.
Enjoy the spoils MGH!!

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Re: How about a Summer Guessing Contest?

Post by JoeyJoystick » August 18th, 2019, 11:48 am

Hi MGH,

Congratulations! Well done.


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Re: How about a Summer Guessing Contest?

Post by MGH » August 22nd, 2019, 12:18 pm

I received the silver from metatp yesterday. Thanks again!
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Re: How about a Summer Guessing Contest?

Post by butcher » August 22nd, 2019, 2:26 pm

I bet you had got a smile yesterday too.
This was fun thanks.
Now I have a smile too.

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Re: How about a Summer Guessing Contest?

Post by kernels » August 22nd, 2019, 5:59 pm

Absolutely, nice one metatp :)

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Re: How about a Summer Guessing Contest?

Post by Shark » August 22nd, 2019, 6:19 pm

I wonder why so few participate?

This is the first try at these guessing games I have made, but many have been here longer than me and still not guessing? That just seems odd to me.
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Re: How about a Summer Guessing Contest?

Post by Yggdrasil » August 22nd, 2019, 8:05 pm

Hmm
Maybe not too bad.
The forum are comprised of very many members, all who are important.
Not all are "well educated" in refining and do as I was compelled to do, sit out and watch.
Still enjoying the competition, but maybe not confident to perticipate.

But just to adress these, I jumped and gave my reasons for my decision and missed by a ....
But I did try, and had some fun.
By the way congrats, I really don't know who to greet.
metatp for starting it, or MGH for winning.
My greetings and best of luck for both :-)
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Re: How about a Summer Guessing Contest?

Post by Shark » August 22nd, 2019, 10:46 pm

Not being educated in refining is why I sit out so often. But then I am still trying to put a dent in the learning side of it. Besides you can't even get lucky with your guess if you don't try. Sometimes we get education oriented we forget to have fun. Now where is the fun in that, :lol:

Thanks guys for hosting the game, and for trying to win the prize. I hope MGH don't spend it all in one place... :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: How about a Summer Guessing Contest?

Post by metatp » August 23rd, 2019, 4:11 pm

I won one of these guessing contests once a while ago, so anyone can win. That's why I still try to host one every once in a while. My refining is very limited now that I don't refine silver except for inquarting. Maybe the next contest can be a price of gold or silver or palladium or some ratio when comparing them. Palladium seems very speculative lately, and the gold to silver ratio is much higher than in the past. Who knows. It was fun and I enjoy this forum. Maybe the next prize will be a donation in your name to this wonderful forum.

Thanks for the fun.
Tom

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