## Re: 241,783? New Year's Eve Contest!

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### Re: 241,783? New Year's Eve Contest!

Gollum wrote:Hobbit riddle contest ... what is the significance of the number in the subject title?

Winner (first to guess the correct answer to the riddle) gets a free pass to a "standard" OTTI (in other words, not a "premium" round such as the upcoming Premium Gyokuro round).

Post your guesses here to qualify ... though if you are wrong, Gollum gets to eat you!!!

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I can't solve the riddle but I'm excited that there's a premium gyo OTTI coming.

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I'm going to guess that's how many scales Smaug has (it was originally 241,784, but he lost one ya know ).

"Is it nice, my preciousss? Is it juicy? Is it scrumptiously crunchable?"

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OK, to make it more of a "riddle" and less of of a "what do I have in my pocket" kinda question.

... like sands in the bottom of a perpetual hour glass ... this number always seems to increase, never decrease except by some intervention. What is it?

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Devoted135 wrote:I'm going to guess that's how many scales Smaug has (it was originally 241,784, but he lost one ya know ).

"Is it nice, my preciousss? Is it juicy? Is it scrumptiously crunchable?"

Fascinating guess. I will announce the winner in 2014 ... unless not guessed.

I am as fair as Bilbo, giving members up to three guesses!

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The number of posts on teachat.
Here's hoping for gyokuro.

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The number of gold coins under the Lonely Mountain? The number of hairs on my head? The number of leaf particles in a teaspoon of fukamushicha?

Well, possibly, maybe ...

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The number of needles in a pound of silver needles?

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Is it a date? 2-4-1783 "On Feb. 4, 1783, England declared a formal cessation of hostilities with its former colonies in America. " http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2000 ... r-minister

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Number of views in teachat?
Hope Gollum is not around.

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Number of spam posts defeated by the Teachat Moderators?

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I must admit to curiosity as to why my last guess was fascinating.

Um, the number of links in Bilbo's mithril mail coat?

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Pi

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All-time total posts on TeaChat.

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Kilograms of green tea owned by Chip?

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