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Subject: I really messed up my "birthday guess" !!
Date Posted: 8/27/2007 8:15 PM ET
Member Since: 11/26/2006
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I wasted a guess because I left off the last 3 zeros.  Bummer!  :(

Date Posted: 8/27/2007 8:18 PM ET
Member Since: 4/20/2006
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:(  If it makes you feel any better, one of my guesses has already passed.

Date Posted: 8/27/2007 8:19 PM ET
Member Since: 7/5/2006
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PHEW!  Glad I wasn't the only one! 

Maybe the person that wins the 50 credits will take pity on us goobers that can't  "do math"  :)

Date Posted: 8/27/2007 8:25 PM ET
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Maybe someone will place a really big order.

Date Posted: 8/27/2007 9:50 PM ET
Member Since: 4/25/2007
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I'm waiting to closer to the entry deadline to enter my guesses.  Figured I'd have a better shot that way.

Date Posted: 8/27/2007 10:55 PM ET
Member Since: 10/29/2005
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remember the answers have to be chosen by thursday at midnight

Date Posted: 8/27/2007 10:58 PM ET
Member Since: 4/25/2007
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Yep, I've got a sticky note up to not forget to enter Thursday night sometime.

Date Posted: 8/27/2007 11:25 PM ET
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Isn't waiting to the last minute a little like CHEATING?   ;  )

Date Posted: 8/28/2007 12:19 AM ET
Member Since: 7/5/2006
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nah, not cheating, just good strategy. :)

Date Posted: 8/28/2007 6:20 AM ET
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LOL that is my strategy as well!

Date Posted: 8/28/2007 8:32 AM ET
Member Since: 7/2/2005
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Well, I cannot count (and I'm a bookkeeper) so I WAY overshot it. Oh well...

Date Posted: 8/28/2007 10:01 AM ET
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I took a wild guess and thought people might go on vacation hold around the holiday. 

Oh well. I didn't win the Powerball, and I probably won't win this either.

Date Posted: 8/28/2007 10:11 AM ET
Member Since: 11/18/2005
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But no one will win who didn't enter...kind of like the power ball.

Date Posted: 8/28/2007 8:11 PM ET
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Date Posted: 8/28/2007 8:43 PM ET
Member Since: 6/10/2007
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My guesses are still in the game. :) Boy, would I love to win 50 credits!!!

Date Posted: 8/28/2007 9:01 PM ET
Member Since: 11/29/2006
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Isn't waiting to the last minute a little like CHEATING?   ;  )


It isn't cheating when it's within the rules.  :)

Date Posted: 8/28/2007 10:21 PM ET
Member Since: 1/15/2007
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I watched how many were added over a two day period and then just did the math for the remaining days.  That was as much effort as I'd put into it.  I am going to be out all Thursday and would likely forget or get the time zone wrong and miss it anyway should I try that kind of strategy.  I'd be reeeeally surprised if I won, but very happy. 

Last time I won something that was not based on merit was guessing the jelly beans in a jar at a church function.  Of course the lady who originally counted the beans admitted to having the stomach flu at the time so I ended up throwing out my prize - the jelly beans.  :D

Date Posted: 8/28/2007 10:25 PM ET
Member Since: 11/18/2006
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If everyone would please post lots and lots of books in the next few days I would be a lot closer to my guesses!!! LOL I guess I way overestimated. Oh well.

Last Edited on: 8/29/07 3:14 PM ET - Total times edited: 1