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Old 09-06-2010, 03:31 PM   #21 (permalink)
 
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I'll choose my usual 137, even though I'm bracketed here by Hammer and Mike. Thank you so much, Richard, for the fun and very generous contest. You're the man!
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I'll say 80

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Old 09-06-2010, 07:26 PM   #23 (permalink)
 
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Old 09-06-2010, 09:44 PM   #24 (permalink)
 
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Hello,

I'm gonna guess 48 bananas. Ofcourse I'm just guessing. I'm new to banana growing so I have really no idea.
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Old 09-06-2010, 10:03 PM   #25 (permalink)
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I'll say 85!!
Thanks Richard!! ~Cheryl
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Thanks everyone! Here's the stats so far:

Jamie p = 48
Blake09 = 80
CValentine = 85
buckeye5755 = 88
the flying dutchman = 90
The Hollyberry Lady = 95
Worm_Farmer = 96
Simply Bananas = 111
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mbfirey = 136
saltydad = 137
hammer = 140
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palmtree = 155
john ny = 160
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xmoose = 173
harveyc = 188
sunfish = 210
Dalmationsoap = 225

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Old 09-07-2010, 07:56 AM   #27 (permalink)
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Thanks everyone! Here's the stats so far:

Jamie p = 48
Blake09 = 80
CValentine = 85
buckeye5755 = 88
the flying dutchman = 90
The Hollyberry Lady = 95
Worm_Farmer = 96
Simply Bananas = 111
stumpy4700 = 123
mbfirey = 136
saltydad = 137
hammer = 140
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palmtree = 155
john ny = 160
Greenie = 168
xmoose = 173
harveyc = 188
sunfish = 210
Dalmationsoap = 225

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Can I change my guess ?
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Old 09-07-2010, 10:34 AM   #28 (permalink)
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Old 09-07-2010, 05:36 PM   #29 (permalink)
 
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I'll guess 99. Thanks for the contest!
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Old 09-07-2010, 09:48 PM   #30 (permalink)
 
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Thanks for the contest....Ill take 175
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Old 09-07-2010, 09:56 PM   #31 (permalink)
 
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I will guess 142.
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Old 09-08-2010, 12:54 AM   #32 (permalink)
 
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Thanks a lot for hosting the contest. I hope you get a huge bunch!

My guess is ..179..
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Old 09-08-2010, 10:26 PM   #33 (permalink)
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Here's the stats as of the evening 9/8:

Jamie p = 48
Blake09 = 80
CValentine = 85
buckeye5755 = 88
the flying dutchman = 90
The Hollyberry Lady = 95
Worm_Farmer = 96
GoAngels = 99
modenacart = 101
Simply Bananas = 111
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saltydad = 137
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john ny = 160
Greenie = 168
xmoose = 173
natej740 = 175
proletariatcsp = 179
harveyc = 188
sunfish = 210
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Contest Closed !!

Official Count = 113 !!!

Simply Bananas is the winner !!!!

Please choose from one of the following 2-gallon size bananas and send your shipping address !!!!!

Dwarf Namwa
Ice Cream
Misi Luki
Pisang Ceylon
1000 Fingers
Dwarf Orinoco
African Rhinohorn
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Old 09-10-2010, 08:38 PM   #36 (permalink)
 
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Thanks for updating along the way, makes it more exciting. Look forward to the next one!

Congrats SimplyB!!!! Enjoy your winnings.
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Old 09-14-2010, 11:10 PM   #37 (permalink)
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Awesome! I'll let you know in a day or two, Richard. Thanks again.!
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