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Author:  earthling [ Wed Dec 22, 2010 8:14 am ]
Post subject:  Christmas Contest

Here we go:
guess my exact weight until midnight 24th and the stone is yours
Emerald
Cat´s Eye
less then 1ct

Who ever guesses the weight right(3 decimals), or the one that is closest wins, 1guess :mrgreen:.

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Author:  Kerensky [ Wed Dec 22, 2010 8:25 am ]
Post subject:  Re: Christmas Contest

earthling wrote:
Here we go:
guess my exact weight until midnight 24th and the stone is yours
Emerald
Cat´s Eye
less then 1ct

Who ever guesses the weight right(3 decimals), or the one that is closest wins :mrgreen:



0.231 ct

Author:  Alberto [ Wed Dec 22, 2010 8:28 am ]
Post subject:  Re: Christmas Contest

0.354 cts

Author:  Jung Kee [ Wed Dec 22, 2010 9:41 am ]
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0.361 ct.

Author:  skycritter [ Wed Dec 22, 2010 9:43 am ]
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0.321 ct

Author:  Barbra Voltaire [ Wed Dec 22, 2010 11:11 am ]
Post subject:  Re: Christmas Contest

0.387

hehe...it's like how many jelly beans are in the fish bowl.

Author:  Alberto [ Wed Dec 22, 2010 11:13 am ]
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Barbra Voltaire wrote:
0.387

hehe...it's like how many jelly beans are in the fish bowl.


yeah, more or less... :lol:

Author:  gembug [ Wed Dec 22, 2010 11:19 am ]
Post subject:  Re: Christmas Contest

after applying a pageful of calculus and correcting for the speed of the earth travelling through space, I just pulled a number out of my head :)

0.276 ct

-Allan

Author:  Alberto [ Wed Dec 22, 2010 11:27 am ]
Post subject:  Re: Christmas Contest

ACH! i just realized i didn't take in count the precession of the equinoxes and the buoyancy force..... :lol: :lol:

Author:  Barbra Voltaire [ Wed Dec 22, 2010 11:30 am ]
Post subject:  Re: Christmas Contest

Well, duh!
What were you thinking?
The effects of the total eclipse of the moon on the Winter's solstice was the FIRST thing I had to calculate to come up with the weight.

Author:  Egor Gavrilenko [ Wed Dec 22, 2010 12:08 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Christmas Contest

Yes, that's a true scientific quiz, lots of data to take into account! :D :D :D
After my exhaustive calculations:

0.843 ct !!!

Author:  earthling [ Wed Dec 22, 2010 12:36 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Christmas Contest

The reason I gave no more data is, that I would like to give everyone a chance :smt023

Author:  Conny Forsberg [ Wed Dec 22, 2010 1:22 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Christmas Contest

0.199 ct

Author:  Peter Torraca [ Wed Dec 22, 2010 1:27 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Christmas Contest

I'll guess 0.595


Merry Christmas!

Author:  Kerensky [ Wed Dec 22, 2010 1:29 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Christmas Contest

But you did give more information than you typed :)

Aw hell, Conny.... and I was set to be the low bid :roll: I reckon we're at the 'hot' end of the bidding.

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