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Old 06-14-2015, 03:41 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default 2015-06 Namwa count contest!!

My Namwa is now sporting a bud. Perhaps it took its cue from the Pisang Ceylon? The pstem height is 10.5 feet and the base diameter is about 10.5 inches.

Guess the correct total number of fruit fingers that form and win a free 5-lb bag of Fruit Fuel -- including free shipping to USPS locations. If no one guesses the correct number then the closest guess wins. If there are two "closest" guesses, then two prizes will be awarded. Only one guess per person, and no duplicate guesses please.

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Old 06-15-2015, 03:58 PM   #2 (permalink)
 
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Default Re: 2015-06 Namwa count contest!!

Nice!

94
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136
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Old 06-15-2015, 04:34 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Old 06-15-2015, 06:35 PM   #5 (permalink)
 
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195
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Old 06-15-2015, 06:45 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Default Re: 2015-06 Namwa count contest!!

How bout 176
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Old 06-15-2015, 07:10 PM   #7 (permalink)
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I'll guess 174
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Old 06-15-2015, 08:13 PM   #8 (permalink)
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I'll go with 153. I still wish you to get more than that!!!
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169 Richard!
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Old 06-15-2015, 08:36 PM   #10 (permalink)
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Wish it were mine.
How about 120
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Default Re: 2015-06 Namwa count contest!!

I like the number 163. Good luck to all. Thank you Richard for another fun contest!
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a.hulva - 176
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Old 06-16-2015, 12:24 AM   #13 (permalink)
 
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Thank you for your generosity and hosting another fun contest.
My guess for the Namwah is 110 fingers.
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Old 06-16-2015, 02:15 PM   #14 (permalink)
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143 is my guess.
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114 is my guess.
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I believe a University of Georgia study showed that bananas which budded earlier in the year usually have lower numbers so 140.
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Old 06-17-2015, 09:52 PM   #17 (permalink)
 
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I'll guess 155
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Old 06-18-2015, 01:32 AM   #18 (permalink)
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Guesses so far, updated

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Worm_Farmer - 94
crazy_banana - 110
merce3 - 114
Umpah - 120
kubali - 136
lpatelski - 140
sal - 143
JP - 153
rottiedog46 - 155
Mark Dragt - 163
scottu - 169
Lancelot - 174
a.hulva - 176
brod - 195
Lau - 210

median 153.0
geometric mean 146.8
average 150.1
standard deviation 32.4
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Old 06-18-2015, 03:08 PM   #19 (permalink)
 
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117
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Old 06-18-2015, 07:21 PM   #20 (permalink)
 
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I'll try 150 this time
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