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Old 06-05-2015, 08:00 PM   #1 (permalink)
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My Pisang Ceylon is churning out fruits. 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.

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Old 06-05-2015, 10:38 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Sweet contest! Blind, and two potential winners.
Tip: Space your votes out properly and work as a team to increase your chances to win.
Not only a game of luck, but a game of skill.
Good luck to all!
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Old 06-06-2015, 08:36 AM   #3 (permalink)
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I'll say 56 Richard.
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Old 06-06-2015, 10:02 AM   #4 (permalink)
 
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I'll say 65
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Old 06-06-2015, 10:08 AM   #5 (permalink)
 
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I am going with 63. Good luck everybody.
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I think 85.
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Old 06-06-2015, 05:45 PM   #7 (permalink)
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I think 85.
I say 75.
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I'll go 60.
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Old 06-06-2015, 07:26 PM   #9 (permalink)
 
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While I do not have a Pisang Ceylon myself, I have seen photos of the banana bunch. This plant can produce monster bunches when it is really happy! I'll guess an even 100.
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89.
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Old 06-06-2015, 07:40 PM   #11 (permalink)
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I'll try 117.
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Old 06-06-2015, 07:59 PM   #12 (permalink)
 
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I'll say 77 Richard!
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Old 06-06-2015, 08:09 PM   #13 (permalink)
 
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Going really big...123!
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Old 06-06-2015, 08:54 PM   #14 (permalink)
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87. And congrats!!!
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Old 06-06-2015, 08:57 PM   #15 (permalink)
 
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Let's try 96. I hope they're delicious!
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Going really big...123!
Richard, with your setup and the great Fruit Fuel" it has to be at least 125. Anything less than that and you have to rethink your garden concept or change the Fruit Fuel Formula.
Just kidding, thanks for putting out this fun contest. BTW: when does the contest end? At harvest time in about 6 month? I do not think that I have that much patience....
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Old 06-06-2015, 10:16 PM   #17 (permalink)
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... BTW: when does the contest end? At harvest time in about 6 month? I do not think that I have that much patience....
After the plant is producing a steady stream of male flowers.
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Old 06-07-2015, 12:39 PM   #18 (permalink)
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I'll say 113 is the number

Thanks for the chance to enter.
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WOW!!! I want in.
I can use the Fruit Fuel.
This a photo is a plant without Fruit Fuel.
My guess is 115.

If I do win you may substitute Fruit fuel to another fine product.
I just checked with Legal.... and they said I cannot post photos of before and after pics.

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Here's the statistics so far:

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kubali - 56
servatusprime - 60
Mark Dragt - 63
Jamie_p - 65
a.hulva - 75
scottu - 77
Lau - 85
JP - 87
Kat2 - 89
Nancy - 96
rottiedog46 - 100
J_B - 113
cincinnana - 115
Lancelot - 117
brunana - 123
crazy_banana - 125
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