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Message 450 - Posted: 31 Aug 2017, 4:51:55 UTC
Last modified: 31 Aug 2017, 4:56:12 UTC

So ..

Xansons is ~~55% done (barring monthly additions after the main bulk have been processed).

So let us have some fun! Let us have a contest! It is time to place your bets!

Here is the deal: predict the following at the end of active update (and I rely on Vlad to determine this):

1) the number of individuals who have 1 billion points (and force Vlad to create a new badge!)
2) individuals who have 500 million points
3) individuals who have 100 million points
4) individuals who have 10 million points
5) teams who have 1 billion points (and force Vlad to create a new badge!)
6) teams who have 500 M points
7) teams who have 100 M points
8) teams who have 10 M points

Get above the correct number : 2 points
Get the exact number: 5 points
otherwise: 1 point

Tiebreaker: closest prediction to the number of users to 100K. (either above or below)

Entries must be posted by 68% project completion.

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Please note I am not yet making my own predictions .. ;-))
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Message 452 - Posted: 31 Aug 2017, 5:22:27 UTC - in response to Message 450.



1) individuals who have 1 billion points (and force Vlad to create a new badge!)
2) individuals who have 500 million points
3) individuals who have 100 million points
4) individuals who have 10 million points
5) teams who have 1 billion points (and force Vlad to create a new badge!)
6) teams who have 500 M points
7) teams who have 100 M points
8) teams who have 10 M points


Tiebreaker: number of users to 100K.


So I should vote first .. ;-)

1) 0 ( sorry PDW :-( )
2) 1 ( go PDW! )
3) 11
4) 76
5) 0
6) 2
7) 15
8) 45

Tiebreaker: 435

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Message 453 - Posted: 31 Aug 2017, 7:36:38 UTC - in response to Message 452.

You should have checked the current burn rate before posting !
With just over a week to go to the deadline I'll wait till nearer the time :)
Once people realise how little time is left it is less likely that they stop and much more likely that the burn rate will increase as point/badge targets are sought.

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Message 454 - Posted: 31 Aug 2017, 19:05:21 UTC - in response to Message 453.

You should have checked the current burn rate before posting !
With just over a week to go to the deadline I'll wait till nearer the time :)
Once people realize how little time is left it is less likely that they stop and much more likely that the burn rate will increase as point/badge targets are sought.

I thought I would give people the chance for a bit of thought. I did expect that most guesses would come in just before the deadline ;-)

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Message 455 - Posted: 31 Aug 2017, 23:41:02 UTC - in response to Message 454.

You should have checked the current burn rate before posting !
With just over a week to go to the deadline I'll wait till nearer the time :)
Once people realize how little time is left it is less likely that they stop and much more likely that the burn rate will increase as point/badge targets are sought.


I thought I would give people the chance for a bit of thought. I did expect that most guesses would come in just before the deadline ;-)


Darn if I'd known there would be betting I would have worked harder!!
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Message 460 - Posted: 8 Sep 2017, 13:21:16 UTC - in response to Message 454.

After 8.5 days and the counter at 66.77% here are my guesses:

1) 0
2) 0
3) 6
4) 72
5) 0
6) 0
7) 11
8) 40

Tiebreaker: 410

Always knew 1, 2, 5, & 6 would be 0 so that was 20 points in the bag :-)

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Message 463 - Posted: 9 Sep 2017, 5:39:40 UTC

67.50% complete and only hours left in this initial round.

Get your bet in!
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