Guess the number I am thinking of.

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Guess the number I am thinking of.

Postby Moontide » Sat May 23, 2015 9:55 am

Guess a number and the person who is closest to the number I am thinking of wins $100. I will end this contest some time tomorrow.

The number is between 100 and 0 inclusive
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Re: Guess the number I am thinking of.

Postby Woody » Sat May 23, 2015 10:19 am

I guess 6
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Re: Guess the number I am thinking of.

Postby Paula » Sat May 23, 2015 10:29 am

63 Heh
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Re: Guess the number I am thinking of.

Postby Tikvah » Sat May 23, 2015 12:02 pm

17, I suppose.
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Re: Guess the number I am thinking of.

Postby Countess » Sat May 23, 2015 4:25 pm

73
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Re: Guess the number I am thinking of.

Postby ~JCGJ~ » Sat May 23, 2015 6:59 pm

Dangling prepositions are things I can't deal with. :noway:

Perhaps you could give us a bit of a "Hot and Cold" sort of thing?
Or "Higher and Lower?" :mrgreen:
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Re: Guess the number I am thinking of.

Postby Moontide » Sat May 23, 2015 8:07 pm

Dangling prepositions are good and fine in my opinion.

I should have mentioned this in the OP, but the number is between 100 and 0 inclusive. If you want to change your guesses given this new information you can.
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Re: Guess the number I am thinking of.

Postby Penguin » Sat May 23, 2015 8:30 pm

I shall guess 44
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Re: Guess the number I am thinking of.

Postby ~JCGJ~ » Sat May 23, 2015 10:30 pm

It's either
3.14159265358979323846264338327950288419716939937510582...
or
6.28318530717958647692528676655900576839433879875021...

AND DANGLING PREPOSITIONS WILL GET YOU NOWHERE. :noway:

NEVER BEGIN YOUR SENTENCES WITH "IFS," "ANDS" or "BUTS." :mrgreen:
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Re: Guess the number I am thinking of.

Postby Moontide » Sun May 24, 2015 9:36 am

Ifs are very good for the starts of sentences. For example: "If I was on the moon, I would be wearing a spacesuit" is perfectly standard English.
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Re: Guess the number I am thinking of.

Postby Woody » Sun May 24, 2015 2:28 pm

Moontide wrote:I should have mentioned this in the OP, but the number is between 100 and 0 inclusive. If you want to change your guesses given this new information you can.

Then I change to 42. Because it is the answer to life, the universe, and everything.
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Re: Guess the number I am thinking of.

Postby Penguin » Sun May 24, 2015 2:37 pm

Moontide wrote:Ifs are very good for the starts of sentences. For example: "If I was on the moon, I would be wearing a spacesuit" is perfectly standard English.

I've said it before, and I'll say it again. I love your literalness! :lol:
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Re: Guess the number I am thinking of.

Postby Lark » Sun May 24, 2015 7:51 pm

78, perhaps? Do we win anything if we guess correctly?
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Re: Guess the number I am thinking of.

Postby ~JCGJ~ » Sun May 24, 2015 9:16 pm

Moontide wrote:Ifs are very good for the starts of sentences. For example: "If I was on the moon, I would be wearing a spacesuit" is perfectly standard English.

But only if that sentence ended with a question mark. :mrgreen:
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Re: Guess the number I am thinking of.

Postby Moontide » Sun May 24, 2015 10:25 pm

If it ended with a question mark, it would be standard English, I believe.
---- edit ----
The number I was thinking of is 22, which I chose using a random number generator. Thus, it appears that Tikvah was the closest and thus she wins $100.
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Re: Guess the number I am thinking of.

Postby Penguin » Mon May 25, 2015 8:19 am

Awww, shucks! Good job, Tikvah! :P
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Re: Guess the number I am thinking of.

Postby Lark » Tue May 26, 2015 6:31 pm

Shall we begin again? (Don't ask me to start, I don't got the money.) ;)
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Re: Guess the number I am thinking of.

Postby Moontide » Wed May 27, 2015 4:16 pm

I don't plan to, because I don't want to give away more money.
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Re: Guess the number I am thinking of.

Postby ~JCGJ~ » Wed May 27, 2015 10:17 pm

GUESS MY FAVORITE NUMBER AND I'LL GIVE YOU $300.

THERE IS NO TIME LIMIT, THOUGH YOU MUST GUESS THE EXACT VALUE.
I WILL GIVE "Higher/Lower" HINTS, BUT ONLY ONCE PER 48 HOURS PER-PERSON (ie. if you make a guess, and I tell you "higher," and I will not answer "higher/lower" for another of your guesses unless that guess has been made at least 48 hours after the previous guess).

THE NUMBER IS BETWEEN 1 AND 100,000.
OK, GO! :mrgreen:

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CLICK HERE TO JOIN THE FUN. :mrgreen:
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