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Old 11-19-2018, 02:51 PM   #21 (permalink)
 
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Default Re: 2018 Namwa bunch size contest

It's your contest, Richard... You make the rules.
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Varieties I supposedly bought: Manzano, Cavendish, Blue Java, Sweetheart, and Gros Michel.
What it seems I actually have: Brazilian, Cavendish, Namwah, Dwarf Red, Gros Michel, Pisang Ceylon, Veinte Cohol and SH 3640, and American Goldfinger. FHIA 1, Paggi and FHIA 17... Always room for one more.
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Is it like the price is right and you can't go over?
I've no idea what "you can't go over" means.
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Old 11-19-2018, 04:31 PM   #23 (permalink)
 
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Have you never seen the game show called, "The Price is Right"?

The one who gets closest to the right number without going over wins. Or, in your contest, can one be closest from either direction, over or under? And if both directions apply, what happens in a tie? (For instance, if one person was 3 under the number, and another was 3 over)

Not being difficult, just anticipating possible issues and attempting to help you avoid them. It's why official contests must legally have a disclaimer and rules a foot long in 8 point font.
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What it seems I actually have: Brazilian, Cavendish, Namwah, Dwarf Red, Gros Michel, Pisang Ceylon, Veinte Cohol and SH 3640, and American Goldfinger. FHIA 1, Paggi and FHIA 17... Always room for one more.
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Old 11-19-2018, 05:24 PM   #24 (permalink)
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Have you never seen the game show called, "The Price is Right"?
I have a vague memory of seeing it as a teenager in the 60's.

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... just anticipating possible issues
This is the 13th contest I've offered on this site. No one has ever complained about the awards.

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96!
Thank you, Richard.
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Old 02-03-2019, 09:06 PM   #26 (permalink)
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The infamous bunch of bananas is still green and enjoying our rainy season. I recently updated the list of guesses ... see the 1st post in this thread if you'd like to add yours too!

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets...it?usp=sharing
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Old 02-03-2019, 09:14 PM   #27 (permalink)
 
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Very cool! IF all the cold weather is behind us, I guess they will ripen up in spring for you!

Nice to see I have the average / median guess number. Although the standard deviation has me a bit worried..... haha

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Old 04-10-2019, 09:10 AM   #28 (permalink)
 
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Did the contest end? If not, I'm guessing 98 bananas.
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Old 05-25-2019, 09:07 AM   #29 (permalink)
 
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Been almost seven months...any update available?

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And the official Namwa bunchsize count is ... 85 !
This year's winners: @hdynad and BG1977.
Thanks to all that participated and congratulations to the winners

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Yay, me!!!!
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Old 06-02-2019, 06:43 AM   #32 (permalink)
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Default Re: 2018 Namwa bunch size contest

I demand a recount was that before or after the last hand was cut off to plump up the rest.

thank you professor for the suspense it was a treat.

by the way is that lady married. I have a second grandbaby coming my wife needs help with diaper changing. daughter could use some gas money.

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