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Contests! This is where we occasionally host banana contests. Guessing games, ID games, how many fingers games, and other various contests based with banana plants. Enter and win! All contests must be posted here, and all threads here are approved by our moderators before they will appear.


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Old 06-08-2015, 04:06 AM   #21 (permalink)
 
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168
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Old 06-08-2015, 07:06 PM   #22 (permalink)
 
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Well Richard we know you have optimized the performance of this plant so 144.
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Old 06-10-2015, 07:42 PM   #23 (permalink)
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stat update.

Here's the statistics so far:

member - guess
kubali - 56
servatusprime - 60
Mark Dragt - 63
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crazy_banana - 125
lpatelski - 144
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median 92.5
geometric mean 93.2
average 97.7
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Old 06-10-2015, 07:50 PM   #24 (permalink)
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Nice stats... I don't think those are going to apply to you. I went low because of weather but you will probably prove me wrong with your knowledge...
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Old 06-10-2015, 08:01 PM   #25 (permalink)
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Nice stats... I don't think those are going to apply to you. I went low because of weather but you will probably prove me wrong with your knowledge...
Given the many knowledgeable participants and yet a wide st. dev., I'd say your guess is as good as any other!
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Old 06-11-2015, 09:15 AM   #26 (permalink)
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I say 148.
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Old 06-11-2015, 11:03 AM   #27 (permalink)
 
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That math is telling me to pick 93!
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Old 06-13-2015, 09:24 AM   #28 (permalink)
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I will guess 129
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END OF CONTEST !!

hand # - fingers
1 - 19
2 - 16
3 - 14
4 - 14
5 - 12
6 - 14
7 - 12
8 - 12
9 - 11
10 - 3

TOTAL - 127



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servatusprime - 60
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a.hulva - 75
scottu - 77
Lau - 85
JP - 87
Kat2 - 89
geissene - 93
Nancy - 96
rottiedog46 - 100
J_B - 113
cincinnana - 115
Lancelot - 117
brunana - 123
crazy_banana - 125 ** WINNER
Kevin2685 - 129 ** WINNER
lpatelski - 144
sal - 148
RAINFOREZT - 168

median 96.0
geometric mean 96.8
average 101.3
standard deviation 31.1
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Old 06-13-2015, 02:06 PM   #30 (permalink)
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END OF CONTEST !!

hand # - fingers
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2 - 16
3 - 14
4 - 14
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7 - 12
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Old 06-13-2015, 05:01 PM   #31 (permalink)
 
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Awesome! Excellent job, Richard. I had a feeling it would be more than my guess.
Woohoo. I am a winner, but the reality is that you are the REAL winner with your amazing setup and "Fruit Fuel" formula.
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Old 06-13-2015, 05:17 PM   #32 (permalink)
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Awesome! Excellent job, Richard. I had a feeling it would be more than my guess.
Woohoo.
I'm thrilled as well! My guess looking up from the ground was 110.

These contests are a lot of fun. I'll post another 1st chance I get.
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Old 06-13-2015, 05:44 PM   #33 (permalink)
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Wow! Congrats! I guess I was right about stats not applying to you!!! Nicely done.
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Old 06-13-2015, 06:09 PM   #34 (permalink)
 
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Thank you Richard for that fun contest. Congrats to the two deserving winners. Nice bunch!
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Old 06-13-2015, 06:49 PM   #35 (permalink)
 
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Congratulations on such a huge bunch of bananas!! Oh, and thank you for the fun contest. enjoy those bananas!!
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Oops, I missed the second page when I posted my guess, LOL. Congrats!
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I have received my "Fruit Fuel" today.
Thank you so much for the contest and your generosity. I really appreciate it.
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Old 06-18-2015, 06:14 AM   #39 (permalink)
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Received mine also thank you so much Richard.
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Put me down for 119
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